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2014-09-18 12:27:59

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey City University's "Gothic Greats Athletics Reunion 2014" will celebrate five decades of athletics excellence on Friday, September 26, honoring ten outstanding individuals whose support and spirit for the athletics program has earned each of them the honorary title of "Knight of Distinction" and 14 teams that made their unique mark on NJCU Athletics. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the University's Athletics...

2014-09-18 12:27:49

MINNEAPOLIS and SAINT PAUL, Minn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota State High School Clay Target League (MSHSCTL) will host 1,770 student athletes representing 68 high school trap shooting teams and 13 high school skeet shooting teams in the 2014 fall season. Led by the support of their schools and volunteer coaches, co-ed student athletes will participate on their high school team in shooting sports for six weeks mid-September through October at shooting...

2014-09-18 12:27:47

Recruit iconic Team Fortress 2 characters and play all new hilarious missions SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to make your enemies, "cry some more," on the battlefield, Commander! To celebrate the worldwide release of Battle Nations on Steam, Z2 has teamed up with Valve, the creators of the critically acclaimed first-person shooter, Team Fortress 2, to bring Team Fortress 2 characters and all new missions to Battle Nations, an award-winning, humorous, turn-based,...

2014-09-18 00:20:40

Liberty Institute Attorneys Applaud ASU Officials For Honoring Students' Free Speech Rights LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Liberty Institute, on behalf of its client, an anonymous Arkansas State University (ASU) football player, responds to ASU officials' decision to now allow players to commemorate their fallen colleagues with the original memorial cross decals. Liberty Institute Litigation Director Hiram Sasser releases the following statement:...

2014-09-17 23:15:30

Spinlister user rents a bike from USC Triathlon Team member for her first ever triathlon, The 2014 Nautica Malibu Triathlon Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 New York native Liz Nuzzolese rented a Spinlister bike to race in her first ever triathlon, The 2014 Nautica Malibu Triathlon. Nuzzolese, originally registered for the relay category, made the decision to complete the triathlon on her own when her team members dropped out. “I was on a flight from NYC to LA thinking about...

2014-09-17 23:12:27

Non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports' September 18-20 Adventure Team Challenge New York includes 22 developmentally-disabled athletes joining experienced coaches to complete a three stage outdoor sporting event in the Catskill Mountains. Harris, New York (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 This September 18-20, 22 participating developmentally-disabled athletes will join together with experienced coaches to complete a three stage outdoor sporting event in non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports’ annual...

2014-09-17 23:11:11

As part of Four Seasons Resort Maui’s Unforgettable Events series, Tennis Camp Participants Play with Top Tennis Pros Lindsay Davenport, Tracy Austin, Michael Chang and more. Wailea, Maui, HI (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea has announced the eighth annual Wailea Tennis Fantasy Camp on Maui which will take place November 19-23, 2014 at Maui’s prestigious Wailea Tennis Club, with three-time grand slam singles champion and former World #1 ranked Lindsay...

2014-09-17 23:06:20

Neon Sport™ and Fitmark™ have teamed up to give fans a shot at winning exclusive Neon Sport branded Fitmark Power Duffel Bags, filled with Neon Sport supplements and gear. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Neon Sport and Fitmark have an exclusive giveaway for fans taking part in the fitness industry’s most anticipated event, Joe Weider's Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend in Las Vegas, NV. Two fans will each take home a Neon Sport branded Fitmark Power Duffel Bag,...

2014-09-17 23:04:26

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back ticket prices across the board for Frozen on Ice tickets at the Philips Arena, Nassau Coliseum, Richmond Coliseum, Wells Fargo Center, Giant Center, Bridgestone Arena, Hampton Coliseum, Barclays Center, Izod Center, Prudential Center, Scottrade Center, TD Garden, Patriot Center, United Center and Allstate Arena. This popular ticket reseller has also extended their customer appreciation promo code FROZEN for added savings. New York (PRWEB)...

2014-09-17 23:01:56

Tidewater Physical Therapy and Tidewater Performance will host recruit757’s scholarship workshop for football players and their parents at its Newport News training facility on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Tidewater Physical Therapy and Tidewater Performance will host recruit757’s scholarship workshop for football players and their parents at its Newport News training facility on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for athletes and parents to...


Latest Sports Reference Libraries

Agricultural Show
2013-08-21 06:49:05

An Agricultural Show is a public event and is synonymous with the term state and county fairs. Agricultural shows exhibit all things pertaining to agriculture including equipment, animals, sports, and recreation. Livestock entered into the show is judged for various merits with ribbons being awarded. Competitions are held as well as trading of equipment and breeding stock. Agricultural shows are an intricate part of life in small country towns or other farming communities. The shows can...

Southern Cricket Frog, Acris gryllus
2013-07-26 13:49:45

The Southern Cricket Frog (Acris gryllus) is a small Hylid frog that is native to the Southeastern United States. It's very similar in appearance and habits to the Northern Cricket Frog, Acris crepitans, and was previously conspecific. The scientific name Acris is from the Greek word for locust, and the species name gryllus is Latin for cricket. The Southern Cricket Frog is approximately 0.75 to 1.5 inches. It has a pointed snout. The hind leg is more than half of the body length when...

European Free-tailed Bat, Tadarida teniotis or Tadarida insignis
2013-06-18 12:46:10

The European free-tailed bat (Tadarida teniotis or Tadarida insignis) is a species of free-tailed bat that is native to many areas in the Old World. It was reportedly seen in Korea in 1931, but no other reports have been recorded since that year. The body length of this species reaches between 3.3 inches and 3.7 inches, with a wing length of up to 2.5 inches. The European free-tailed bat appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Least Concern.” Image Caption: European...

Big-eared Woolly Bat, Chrotopterus auritus
2012-07-17 11:09:49

The big-eared woolly bat (Chrotopterus auritus), also known as Peter’s woolly false vampire bat and the false woolly vampire bat, is the only member of its genus. It is native to South and Central America, with a range that includes southern Brazil, Paraguay, and southern Mexico to Argentina. It prefers a habitat within subtropical forests, roosting in hollow logs and caves. The big-eared woolly bat is large, making it a rather slow flier. It will fly at altitudes of up to 6.5 feet. It...

Natterer's Bat, Myotis nattereri
2012-06-25 17:20:04

Natterer's bat (Myotis nattereri) is a small bat that is native to Europe. Typically, this bat bears brown fur on the back, wing, and leg membranes, with the wings appearing to be lighter in color. The underbelly is white in color. Its name is derived from Johann Natterer, an Austrian naturalist. As is typical with bats, Natterer’s bat uses echolocation to navigate and find food. The frequencies of its calls range between 23 and 115 kHz and can last up to 3.8 milliseconds. During the hot...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.