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Grigorakos Headed To Switzerland


Matt Gad – Sports Writer After finishing his Southern career with a 65-tackle senior season, outside linebacker Vasilios Grigorakos is headed to play football for the Bern Grizzlies of Nationalliga A, a six-team Swiss American football league. “It’s a great opportunity for him to continue playing and to see a beautiful country,” head coach Tom Godek said. “We’re extremely happy

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Cavanaugh Makes Hall of Fame


Matt Gad – Sports Writer After spending 29 years on the Southern sideline through 2013, former head football coach Rich Cavanaugh will be recognized in this year’s Southern Athletic Hall of Fame in June. “I’m very honored to be selected,” Cavanaugh said. “I feel very privileged to be inducted with some outstanding men and women. I’m deeply honored and overjoyed.”

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Softball closes season with double header split


Matt Gad – Sports Writer This year’s Owls softball team, which went 11-31, featured four graduating seniors in catcher Heather Jackson, outfielder Jaime Conklin, infielder BryAnna McIntosh and first baseman and pitcher Victoria Ceballos. This past Sunday they had their final two collegiate games. Game one of a doubleheader with American International College featured a 5-1 win off a strong

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Quarterback Battle


Kevin Crompton – Sports Editor Former Owls quarterback Ray Catapano has left head coach Tom Godek and the rest of the Southern football program with a season impacting decision. With Catapano having taken his final snap last fall, spring practice for 2018 has offensive coordinator Chris Bergeski’s attention on the ongoing quarterback battle between three potential signal callers. “Right now it’s

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1990s Soccer Squad Honored


Matt Gad – Sports Writer The 1990 Owls men’s soccer team, coached by current Connecticut head men’s soccer coach Ray Reid, will be honored in June at the athletic department’s second consecutive Hall of Fame induction ceremony. “The 1990s team was a special team,” Reid said. “We beat Boston College and Princeton. We dominated pretty good Division I teams.” Reid

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Baseball loses fourth straight


Matt – Sports Writer Tim Shea’s baseball team won 27 games last season and they made an appearance in the NCAA College World Series. However, this year they haven’t been able to win the big conference games necessary to keep them in the national playoff picture. Their struggles began last week when they led their conference rival, the University of

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