Holy Cross Athletics Newsstand: February 2011

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 February of 2011.

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Cousy back in spotlight
February 28, 2011 * By Jennifer Toland * Worcester Telegram & Gazette
When the old Basketball Hall of Fame closed its doors in 1985, Holy Cross obtained the stained-glass display honoring Bob Cousy with the expected intent to someday do something special with it. But years passed, a bronze statue of Cousy was erected outside the Hart Center, and the Hall of Fame piece pretty much went forgotten — until last week. . .

Holy Cross eager for season to start
February 25, 2011 * By Randy Rosetta * Baton Rouge Advocate
Mid-February is still very much winter in a place like Worchester, Mass. So last week when Division I baseball programs around the country got their 2011 seasons going, Holy Cross -- like many schools in the Northeast -- sat and watched. . .

Green Township doctor will help heal Bengals
February 24, 2011 * By Kurt Blacksheider * Cincinnati Community Press
Dr. Kevin Reilly said he always dreamed of making it to the National Football League. He just never realized it would take him 25 years and a medical career to make it there. Reilly, an orthopedic surgeon who lives in Mack, recently joined the team of physicians for the Cincinnati Bengals. . .

Holy Cross Back in the Mix
February 24, 2011 * By Timothy O'Donnell * College Hockey News
It wasn’t that long ago when Holy Cross was the cream of the crop in Atlantic Hockey. From 2003 to 2006 the Crusaders won nearly 20 games every year and competed for the Atlantic Hockey Championship, capped by its upset of Minnesota in the NCAA tournament, a feat that seemed to pave the way for others to follow. . .

LSU plays host to Holy Cross in Alex Box Stadium
February 24, 2011 * WAFB TV
No. 13 LSU (4-0) opens a three-game series versus Holy Cross at 7 p.m. Friday in Alex Box Stadium. Game 2 of the series starts at 3 p.m. Saturday, and first pitch for Game 3 is Noon Sunday. Live video, audio and stats of all three games may be accessed in the Geaux Zone at www.LSUsports.net. All three games can be also be heard on the affiliates of the LSU Sports Radio Network. . .

Perry, Foley jerseys raised to the rafters
February 13, 2011 * By Jennifer Toland * Worcester Telegram & Gazette
It isn't too hard to get excited about Holy Cross basketball history — especially when six living legends are gathered at center court of the Hart Center. At halftime of yesterday's game against Bucknell, Holy Cross retired the jerseys of Jack “The Shot” Foley and Ronnie Perry, and paid tribute to the elder Ron Perry for his outstanding contributions to the school. . .

Chasing Amy
February 13, 2011 * By Mark Farinella * Attleboro Sun Chronicle
The first thing one notices about Amy Lepley is how much bigger she is - stronger, more muscular, almost to the point of being unrecognizable as the tall, skinny guard that dominated the Bishop Feehan High School backcourt for more than three seasons. . .

Goaltending helps put Holy Cross in line for Atlantic Hockey bye
February 10, 2011 * By Chris Lerch * U.S. College Hockey Online
When I talked to Holy Cross coach Paul Pearl this week, he took me to task for worrying too much about pods and standings. I’ve been harping for a while now on my low opinion of the new Atlantic Hockey playoff format, while Pearl’s team has been just going out and playing good hockey. “You’ve written the same article about seven times,” he told me. . .

Holy Cross will raise jerseys of Ronnie Perry, Jack 'The Shot' Foley
February 9, 2011 * By Jennifer Toland * Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Ronnie Perry keeps “the picture” tucked away in a scrapbook somewhere, but he has been reminded of the cherished memento a lot over the last few weeks. The photo was taken in 1980, Perry's senior year, and it's of Jack “The Shot” Foley shaking Perry's hand, congratulating him on breaking Foley's longtime Holy Cross scoring record. . .

Wizbicki’s years with Bills and Packers
February 4, 2011 * By Lance Boyle * Superior Telegram

On May 25, 1945, Wizbicki earned the Bronze Star for his actions on Okinawa. His citation reads in part, “for heroic achievement while serving with Reconnaissance Company, Headquarters Battalion, Sixth Marine Division during operations against enemy Japanese forces on Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, May, 22, 1945. . .

Crusaders on the move
February 2, 2011 * By Allen Lessels * New England Hockey Journal

Holy Cross made a nice little move in the standings last weekend with a pair of wins over UConn. The Crusaders jumped from a tie for eighth place into a tie for fifth in the bunched-up Atlantic Hockey playoff picture. . .