Saturday, 26 May 2007

In the News

A nice article on RMC's incoming 6'6" freshman Simon Dakin from Comox, BC's Highland High School where he was a star volleyball and basketball player. Dakin is part of a strong RMC recruiting class that looks to dramatically improve Paladins competitiveness in the tough OUA East for seasons to come Dakin decides to go hoops route

More on former CIS star Aaron Olsen's retirement from the New Zealand Tall Blacks and the New Zealand team in the Austrailian basektball association Regret over Olsen's retirement

Former Dalhousie Tigers men's coach Bev Greenlaw has spent the past few years coaching high school girls at Wolfville (N.S.) Horton High School with many successes. Bev was at Dal in the late 80's and early 90's and was the founder of the annual Rod Shoveller Memorial tournament each year during the Christmas holidays. Congratulations to Bev on a great career in coaching Greenlaw steps down as Horton hoops coach

An article from the Huntsville (Ala.) Times on the Alabama Crimson Tide, previewing one of the many NCAA teams scheduled to travel to Canada over the Labour Day weekend. The Tide will travel to Ottawa and are scheduled to play the Carleton Ravens, Ottawa Gee-Gees and McGill Redmen. Tide to travel to Canada

Canadian National U-21 team hopeful Olu Ashaolu, originally from Toronto but playing his high school basketball in the U.S., has made verbal committment to the Rutgers Scarlett Knights of the Big East Nigerian-born, Canadian-bred Ashaolu picks Scarlet Knights plus another article from the Newark Star Ledger Hill gets verbal commitment from highly touted forward

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