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2014-05-20 08:28:48

Tuition savings, smaller class size and increased class frequency are contributing factors for summer school students RALEIGH, N.C., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher education website CollegeChoice.net has published a ranking of the 50 Best Colleges for Summer School in the United States (http://www.collegechoice.net/posts/50-best-colleges-for-summer-school/). Two University of California schools are among the top three, with UC-San Diego taking the top spot and UC-Santa Barbara...

2011-03-02 15:42:00

ST. LOUIS, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rawlings® announced today its annual Rawlings Preseason All-American and All-Region Teams to recognize the top 400 high school baseball athletes in the U.S., while also showcasing their abilities to collegiate and professional scouts. In partnership with Perfect Game USA, the world's largest scouting report service, Rawlings is devoted to distinguishing "THE FINEST IN THE FIELD" with these two prestigious awards. "These selected...

2010-07-07 17:05:00

SAN DIEGO, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the release of the full 38-player roster for the 2010 Aflac All-American Baseball Classic. The nation's top high school baseball players will descend upon San Diego to play in the eighth annual baseball showcase, featuring an East versus West matchup of the nation's top high school players. The 2010 game will be played Aug. 15 at 5 p.m. PDT in PETCO Park, home of the San Diego Padres, and will be nationally televised live on FOX Sports Net....

2010-03-16 15:03:00

ST. LOUIS, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Rawlings Sporting Goods® announced today its annual Rawlings Preseason All-American and All-Region Teams to recognize the top 400 high school baseball athletes in the U.S., while also showcasing their abilities to collegiate and professional scouts. In partnership with Perfect Game USA, the world's largest scouting report service, Rawlings is devoted to distinguishing "THE FINEST IN THE FIELD" with the these two prestigious awards....

2010-03-12 12:04:00

NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Jerry Rice, 1st Round, Pick 16. Emmitt Smith, 1st Round, Pick 17. Joe Montana, 3rd Round, Pick 82. Roger Staubach, 10th Round, Pick 129. Tom Brady, 6th Round, Pick 199. They are considered among the greatest NFL players. But who is the Most Valuable Draft Pick? In celebration of the 75th NFL Draft, which kicks off in primetime for the first time on Thursday, April 22, fans now can help choose the 75 Most Valuable Draft Picks of all time. Fans can...

2009-12-10 13:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 25th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, today announced Malcolm Jones of Oaks Christian School (Westlake Village, Calif.) as its 2009-10 Gatorade® National Football Player of the Year. Jones was surprised with the news during his fourth period Bible class at Oaks Christian by MLB's American League MVP Joe Mauer, who earned Gatorade®...

2009-10-02 21:42:55

(All times Eastern) -0- Football College (20) Michigan at Michigan State, noon (6) Virginia Tech at Duke, noon Arkansas State at (17) Iowa, noon (3) Alabama at Kentucky, 12:20 p.m. (11) Cincinnati at Miami-Ohio, 1 p.m. (13) Penn State at Illinois, 3:30 p.m. (4) LSU at (14) Georgia, 3:30 p.m. (18) Mississippi at Vanderbilt, 7 p.m. (9) Ohio State at Indiana, 7 p.m. (8) Oklahoma at (co-21) Miami-Florida, 8 p.m. (7) USC at (19) California, 8 p.m. SMU at (10) TCU, 8 p.m. UC-Davis at (5) Boise...

2009-10-01 22:30:00

(All times Eastern) -0- Baseball American League Chicago White Sox at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Toronto at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Cleveland at Boston, 7:10 p.m. New York Yankees at Tampa Bay, 7:38 p.m. Kansas City at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Los Angeles Angels at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. Texas at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. -0- National League Arizona at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Florida at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Houston at New York Mets, 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. Washington at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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