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2012-06-04 23:02:26

At the helm of this successful season for the Pirates was Whitworth Baseball head coach and NIKE Baseball camp director Coach Dan Ramsay. Ramsay guided his team to a winning season and to the NCAA Division III National Tournament. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 The Pirates' season ended with a record of 31-16-1. Whitworth smashed the previous school record for wins in a season and advanced to the NCAA Division III finals in its first trip to the DIII national tournament after winning...

2012-04-27 23:00:12

Nike Softball Camps Congratulates long time camp director and Willamette softball head coach Damian Williams in leading his team to a top 10 ranking in the West Region of NCAA Division III Softball. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 The Willamette University softball team was #8 in the West Region for the week of April 15-20th in the rankings released by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The Bearcats are 20-13 on the season, including 19-9 in the Northwest...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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