Horizon League News

A collection of Horizon League releases and blog entries.

Field is Set for 2014 Horizon League Tennis Championships

Release  Brett Williams · April 19, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS- The 2014 Horizon League Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championship fields are set with Green Bay earning the No. 1 seed for the men and Cleveland State taking the top spot for the women.

Tags: Cleveland State - Tennis · Detroit - Tennis · Green Bay - Tennis · Horizon League - Tennis · Milwaukee - Tennis · UIC - Tennis · Valparaiso - Tennis · Wright State - Tennis · Youngstown State - Tennis

Wardle Earns New Five-Year Contract

Release  Horizon League · @ · April 17, 2014

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and head men’s basketball coach Brian Wardle have agreed to terms for a new five-year contract, Director of Athletics Mary Ellen Gillespie announced on Thursday.

Tags: Green Bay - Men's Basketball

UIC Opens Curtis Granderson Stadium

Release  Horizon League · @ · April 17, 2014

CHICAGO – Curtis Granderson Stadium, on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), officially opened today (April 17) in front more than 800 friends and family of UIC baseball who were on-hand for the series opener against Wright State.  Granderson, a Flames’ Hall-of-Famer and current New York Mets outfielder, was in attendance to throw out the first pitch and cut the ribbon for the $10 million stadium.  Granderson’s gift of $5 million to UIC is the largest known one-time donation from a professional athlete to their alma mater, according to Sports Illustrated.

Tags: UIC - Baseball

Oakland Student-Athletes Take Time for Service

Release  Horizon League · @ · April 16, 2014

ROCHESTER, Mich. - Throughout the year, Oakland's student-athletes realize how important it is to seek opportunities to make a difference in the community whenever possible. Though they all have busy schedules, the Golden Grizzlies make time for those in the surrounding communities, lending a hand in various ways. March provided many opportunities for teams to serve with March Reading Month among other outreach chances.

Tags: Oakland - All Sports

Former GB Standout Ritchie Named EBL Player of the Year

Release  Horizon League · @ · April 16, 2014

Former Green Bay women's basketball standout Adrian Ritchie was named the England Basketball League (EBL) Division 1 Player of the Year, as announced by the league on Tuesday.

Tags: Green Bay - Women's Basketball

Youngstown State's Gaffney, Dixon Sweep Golfer of the Week Honors

Release  Cam Fuller · @ · April 16, 2014

Indianapolis—Youngstown State sophomore Bill Gaffney (Buffalo, N.Y.) has been named the Horizon League Men’s Golfer of the Week, while sophomore Emily Dixon (Pataskala, Ohio) has been named the Horizon League Women’s Golfer of the Week for the period of Apr. 9-15.

Tags: Youngstown State - Golf

Milwaukee Leads McCafferty Trophy Standings Heading Into Spring Championships

Release  Horizon League · @ · April 16, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS – Milwaukee, on the strength of five championships in the fall and winter, enters the spring championship season in the lead for the 2013-14 McCafferty Trophy, given to the all-sports champion of the conference.

Tags: Cleveland State - All Sports · Detroit - All Sports · Green Bay - All Sports · Horizon League - All Sports · Milwaukee - All Sports · Oakland - All Sports · UIC - All Sports · Valparaiso - All Sports · Wright State - All Sports · Youngstown State - All Sports

Youngstown State's Grace, Milwaukee's Johnson, Laaro, and Hewett Claim #HLTF Honors

Release  Cam Fuller · @ · April 15, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS – Milwaukee junior Simbi Laaro (Appleton, Wis.) and sophomore Marquis Johnson (Lac du Flambeau, Wis.) have named Horizon League Men’s and Women’s Runners of the Week while Milwaukee junior Sherice Hewett (Milwaukee, Wis.) and Youngstown State senior Bobby Grace (Middleburgh Heights, Ohio) have been named Horizon League Athletes of the Week for the period of Apr. 8-14.

Tags: Milwaukee - Track and Field · Youngstown State - Track and Field

Valparaiso's Johnson and Lundeen Named Baseball Players of the Week

Release  Craig Hammel · April 14, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS -- Valparaiso junior Mark Johnson and his teammate sophomore Dalton Lundeen have been named Horizon League Baseball Players of the Week for the period of April 7-13.

Tags: Valparaiso - Baseball

Valparaiso's Emhardt, Cleveland State's Golick Collect #HLTennis Honors

Release  Brett Williams · April 14, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS –Valparaiso freshman Charlie Emhardt (Carmel, Ind.) is the Horizon League men’s tennis Player of the Week, while Cleveland State freshman Lauren Golick (Westlake, Ohio) is the Horizon League women’s tennis Player of the Week for the week of April 7-13. This is the first League honor for each student-athlete this spring.

Tags: Cleveland State - Tennis · Valparaiso - Tennis

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