FOOTBALL: Win At All Costs (The Heights)
“We’re a lot of homecoming games, parents’ weekend games,” Rettig said. “The best thing about it is that no one cares about BC in our conference right now. That gets people fired up. That gets me fired up. Wait ‘til we really get on someone or put someone down.”
Video: Boston College coach Steve Addazio (ESPN ACC Blog)
New head coach Steve Addazio talks about the style of play he plans to bring to Boston College as well as the difficulties with the first year at a new program.
Raiders UDFA John Wetzel Player Profile (Silver And Black Pride)
The Raiders signed Boston College offensive tackle John Wetzel as an undrafted free agent. Does he have a shot at making the squad?
ACC Football Scheduling: How Can the ACC Better Position Itself for a Playoff Spot? (Atlantic Coast Convos)
Until the conference improves its overall strength and starts getting multiple teams in the conversation for the playoff and/or major bowls, it will nearly always be fifth in the pecking order. While there are benefits to scheduling tough if you’re in the playoff conversation (as alluded to by Team Speed Kills), there’s also the risk — especially if you’re an ACC team — that you’re completely shut out with two losses.
Person of the Year: Dick Kelley - Person of the Year & Momentum (The Heights)
He Educated Student-Athletes For Two Decades. Now, His Fight With ALS Has Made Him An Inspiration.
Chris MacKenzie Named UConn Women's Hockey Coach (Courant.com)
UConn is expected to announce the hiring of a men's coach early next week. More than 40 people applied for the job, and there are three finalists being considered. Interim coach David Berard interviewed Monday. Boston College assistant Mike Cavanaugh interviewed mid-week. Former Denver coach George Gwozdecky was on campus for his interview Thursday.
Softball Erupts for 11-2 Triumph over Bryant (BCEagles.com)
Led by the first career home runs from Megan Cooley and Annie Sommers, the BC softball team scored an 11-2 victory over the Bryant Bulldogs on Thursday at Shea Field.