Let's talk baseball. Anyone? Anyone? America's favorite pastime is undoubtedly the most entertaining sport to make predictions, which is exactly what I'm going to do. Every season it's fun to read stats and analysis from baseball's finest like Peter Gammons, Tim Kurkjian, and Buster Olney, whose lives revolve solely around covering the sport they know and love (which personally sounds like the best job ever). But this year, I'm going solo. After the first few weeks of the season, I'm making my own calculations and forethoughts, not semi-personalized predictions that stem from those of professionals due to of a lack of confidence in fear of being entirely wrong.
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Longwood Softball has been on a tear of late, winning five of their last seven games. This past weekend, while others celebrated Spring Weekend and all the festivities, the lady Lancers had a full slate of games as back-to-back double-headers highlighted their weekend. After splitting the pair with Liberty University on Saturday, the ladies rounded out their weekend with a two-game sweep of the Howard University Bison.
Longwood men's baseball had a full slate of ball games last week, including two double-headers in two days. After splitting one game a piece at Norfolk State Wednesday, April 8th, they showed no signs of fatigue as they followed up with a sweep of the Eagles of North Carolina Central in a double-header Thursday afternoon at Lancer Stadium.
Men and women's Head Tennis Coach Pat Breen will miss all of his graduating players after their '09 season, but says he couldn't be more satisfied with the way they'll go out. Saturday, April 11th, Longwood's men and women's tennis hosted Howard for senior day, as both teams dominated the Bison in their regular-season finales.
"To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve greatness. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable, stay in touch, but most importantly, never be afraid to fail." -MJ