Holy Cross Athletics Newsstand: November 2010

Welcome to the Holy Cross Newsstand, a daily listing with links to stories from around the country on the Crusaders. Here are the stories from November of 2010.

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Original Old School: Mr. Show
November 29, 2010 * By Alan Paul * Slam Magazine
Bob Cousy did as much as anyone to usher basketball into modern times. He doesn’t quite go back to the peach basket days, but the “Houdini of the Hardwood” did join the Celtics in 1950, four years before the advent of the 24-second clock. The “jump shot” was still a rare and wondrous thing, but the NYC native had already earned college fame at Holy Cross for innovations like dribbling behind his back. . .

He gets kick out of award
November 29, 2010 * By Chad Garner * Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise
Former Gardner High star kicker Don Lemieux wrapped up his high school career with many accolades. And it's only fitting that he now leaves the College of the Holy Cross with a few more. . .

Bloomington woman sets her sights on Miss Minnesota
November 24, 2010 * By Mike Hanks * Bloomington Sun Current
Like most college students coming home for Thanksgiving break, Lindsay Mlazgar of Bloomington will sit down with her family to a turkey dinner with all the trimmings. But after the turkey, cranberries and pumpkin pie leftovers are put away, Mlazgar's focus will shift to her upcoming weekend in Burnsville. . .

Pearl's Crusaders silence doubters
November 23, 1010 * By Steve Kendall * Worcester Telegram & Gazette
As someone who has been through the college hockey season 15 times, and has made two trips to the NCAA Tournament, Holy Cross coach Paul Pearl knows better than to put much stock in preseason polls. That being said, Pearl is likely excited about the start his Crusaders have had to the 2010-11 season. . .

IR grad Perry Townsend makes his mark at Holy Cross
November 18, 2010 * By Jack Ireland * Wilmington Journal News
Indian River High graduate Perry Townsend has become a solid reserve linebacker and special teams standout at Holy Cross College in Worcester, Mass. Townsend played in every game for Holy Cross in 2008 and 2009, including last year's 38-28 first-round playoff loss to eventual I-AA national champion Villanova. . .

Stoughton’s Ohimor wrapping up solid football career at Holy Cross
November 17, 2010 * By Jim Fenton * Brockton Enterprise
Mude Ohimor remembered the lessons that were learned when he was a young, inexperienced defensive lineman at Holy Cross. The Stoughton resident, who received playing time at tackle as a freshman in 2007 and became a starting end as a sophomore a year later, paid close attention everything that unfolded. . .

Late to the sport, Sutherland now among the elite
November 15, 2010 * By Dave Dyer * Lawrence Eagle-Tribune
Former Pentucket track standout Paige Sutherland can't forget her first serious cross country workout as a freshman at Holy Cross. "We did a nine-mile run and I fell so far back that the coach (Jim Kavanagh) had to come pick me up," said Sutherland. . .

Brown era starts tonight vs. Charleston
November 13, 2010 * By Jennifer Toland * Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Milan Brown won’t lie — he’s been looking forward to tonight for some time now. “It’s human nature,” Brown said. “I’m excited. I’m excited to see what’s going to happen, how it’s going to look. We’re all excited.” Tonight’s game against College of Charleston at the Hart Center will mark the 39-year-old Brown’s debut as Holy Cross coach. . .

Holy Cross still playing with pride
November 12, 2010 * By Jennifer Toland * Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Holy Cross won't be returning to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs this year. The hope of repeating as Patriot League champion and earning the league's automatic postseason bid was dashed in last week's loss to Lehigh. . .

Evans looks to lead Crusaders' rebound
November 7, 2010 * By Jennifer Toland * Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Ray and Deborah Evans watch every one of their son R.J.'s games from the second level of the Hart Center. After every game, they wait for R.J. on the first row of bleachers under the basket. They are there to talk, to encourage and, as they have throughout their children's lives, to teach. . .

Taggart developing into offensive asset
November 5, 2010 * By Jennifer Toland * Worcester Telegram & Gazette

If Holy Cross wins its final three games, the Crusaders win the Patriot League and get an automatic bid to the NCAA playoffs for the second straight year. It’s that simple. . .

Patriot League Men's Basketball Preview
November 5, 2010 * By Gregg Xenakes * The Sports Network
Last season the American Eagles had to wait until their eighth game of the campaign to finally take flight and land in the win column. Once it was all said and done, the Eagles won a total of just 11 games and were bounced out of the Patriot League Tournament in blowout fashion by Lehigh. . .