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Former Boston College Eagle Billy Flutie Saves Life With Heimlich (CBS Boston)
On Wednesday, Flutie applied a life-saving Heimlich Maneuver to assist a man who was choking on food at a local Applebee’s restaurant. While having lunch near the Boston College campus, Flutie noticed another patron was choking and rushed to his aid, dislodging a piece of chicken that was stuck in the man’s throat.

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Billy, do be a hero! Former Eagle Billy Flutie saved a choking stranger's life yesterday at Applebee's by performing the Heimlich Maneuver.

Montelus lands offer from Boston College (ESPN Football Recruiting - East Region Blog)
The latest offer 2013 offensive lineman John Montelus (Everett, Mass.) received was the one his mom was waiting for. Boston College pulled the trigger on an offer in late November. Montelus, a 6-foot-5, 295-pound junior, previously had received offers from Connecticut, N.C. State, Syracuse and Virginia.

Kuiper: Checking In Before ACC Play (ACC Sports Journal)
The Eagles may be the worst team in recent ACC history. They have not looked good in non-conference play. It will be a long ACC season for Steve Donahue’s squad.

No. 4 WIH Edged by St. Lawrence, 2-1 (BCEagles.com)
The fourth-ranked Boston College women’s ice hockey team fell to St. Lawrence, 2-1, on Thursday night in Matthews Arena. Junior forward Ashley Motherwell netted the Eagles (13-6-1) only goal at 5:32 in the first period.

Two Softball Players Earn ACC Softball Preseason All-Conference Accolades (BCEagles.com)
Sophomore Tory Speer and senior Brittany Wilkins were named to College Sports Madness ACC Softball Preseason All-Conference Team, the outlet announced.

Women's Tennis Starts Season with No. 45 National Ranking (BCEagles.com)
The Boston College women’s tennis will start its season as the 45th nationally-ranked team, according to the Campbell’s ITA College Tennis Rankings released on Tuesday. Four Eagles also earned national and regional rankings.

Morrison, McCaffrey Invited To U-20 National Team Camp (BCEagles.com)
Freshmen Casey Morrison and Stephanie McCaffrey are two of 30 players called into training camp for the Under-20 US Women's National Team camp from Jan. 5-19 at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California.

Lacrosse Ranked No. 8 in Preseason Poll (BCEagles.com)
The Boston College lacrosse program continues to gain attention this preseason, as the 2012 squad was tabbed at No. 8 in Lacrosse Magazine’s Preseason Top 20 on Dec. 29.

Eagles Build Homes in New Orleans (BCEagles.com)
Twenty-two Boston College student-athletes will travel to New Orleans for one week over the semester break to help rebuild the homes of Hurricane Katrina victims through the St. Bernard Project.