Friday, August 29, 2008

Let's get it started!

Sorry, it's been so long since the last update, but here in the sports information office we've been busy creating season previews, game programs and game notes for the new season. The 2008-09 season gets underway in a little less than an hour with the Eagle Tennis team facing UW-Stevens Point. Tonight, both soccer teams are in action against St. Norbert College.

All the fall sport season previews are available at

Previews for this weekend's soccer and volleyball matches are here:
Women's Soccer vs. St. Norbert and Maryville
Men's Soccer vs. St. Norbert and Maryville
Volleyball vs. Maryville and Mount Mary
(Special thanks to new sports information assistant Luke Pattarozzi who did the lion's share of the writing on all these pieces.)

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Friday, August 15, 2008

Bertakis saves the day

Edgewood College pitcher James Bertakis kept his Michigan Rams team alive for another day All-American Amatuer Baseball Association tournament at Jamestown, Pennsylvania.

Bertakis gave up just one run and struck out six batters in five innings of relief after his team fell behind 3-0 in the early innings. The Rams rallied for 11 runs to help Bertakis earn the win.

Read all about it at is a story written by Brad Emons: Reliever Bertakis keeps Rams alive in Johnstown tournament (courtesy of

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Summer hoops sneak preview

For those Edgewood College Eagle men's basketball fans who just can't wait until November, you can catch a sneak preview theis Saturday in Wisconsin Dells. Most of the returning players and possibly a few newcomers will be playing in the Marley's College End of Summer Classic at the Just a Game Fieldhouse. Their first game is at 12:45.

You can get all the information on the tournament at the Just a Game Fieldhouse web site.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

New coat of paint for the Edgedome

When the Edgedome needs a new color, our coaching staff takes matters into their own hands. The Athletic Department staff got together today for a painting party to cover the less than desireable blue-gray color on the bottom half of the gym. (Thankfully, it wasn't the top half.) Sometimes if you want it done have to get it done yourself.

Monday, August 11, 2008

Softball Karaoke #2

Here is the second installment of the Edgewood College softball team karaoke series. It wasn't exactly a mandate, but majority rules on the Eagle Blog.

You asked for it and you got it. Here is Jamie Kurt and the Eagle chorus, singing "Ain't no Mountain High Enough." Eat your heart out Diana Ross.

VOTE for the next installment in the series.

Click on "Comments" and tell me whether you'd like to see:

A. Heather Hoene doing an original, the "Edgewood College Rap"
B. Katie Melvin singing "Build me up Buttercup"