Good morning! We're one fewer sleep away from BC football season. To the links...
Good for Momah, who is looking to crack Philly's roster after missing the entire 2012 season for BC.
Another wonderful tribute to Art Donovan, by Peter Richmond.
The Boston College women's tennis team earned ITA All-Academic honors, announced Thursday by the association. In addition to this, four players earned ITA Scholar Athlete honors. The list included recent graduates Kelly Barry, Olga Khmylev, junior Sarah Dalton, and sophomore Heini Salonen.
Former Boston College RB Deuce Finch will play for Norfolk State this season. Practiced today. Led BC with 705 rushing yards in 2011. #NSU
In the first few days of 2014 World Juniors evaluation camp, the US team has been split into two squads, white and blue. On day one, both split squads lost, with White - featuring incoming Eagles Steve Santini and Ian McCoshen - falling to Sweden, and Blue (starring Thatcher Demko between the pipes) losing to Finland.
On Monday, the two halves swapped off, with slightly better results. McCoshen scored in White's 5-3 win over Finland, while Demko and Blue were defeated by Sweden, 4-3.
In the opening game of the Ivan Hlinka tournament in the Czech Republic, Finland defeated the US and BC recruit Joey Dudek in overtime. The Hlinka tournament is one of the premier under-18 tournaments in hockey. The US faces Russia today in game two.