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Beach volleyball is the 90th and newest NCAA sport. The fifth national championship was going to be played the first weekend in May, in Gulf Shores, AL.  The per capita production of Division I beach volleyball players is greatest in the Southwest and West with Hawaii leading followed by California, Arizona and Texas. There are 64

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“The NFL Draft concluded this past weekend after picking 255 players over 7 rounds, representing 35 states and one country.  This per capita map displays The ‘Pigskin Cult’ or Deep South producing the greatest number of elite football players.  Two conferences, The SEC (25%) and Big Ten (19%), accounted for 44% of the players drafted. 

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“Track & Field News compiles an All-Time Top Ten High School Performance List. Some top performances date back as far as Boys HS All–Time Track Performances, 2020. There were 333 unique individuals or relay teams representing 32 different events. This week’s per capita map indicates the highest states tend to lie in the western half

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Women’s College Bowling Map, 2020 The per capita production of women collegiate bowlers by hometown is a good example of a regional sport.  In this case, it’s the northeast that dominates. There are 87 NCAA Bowling programs and 745 bowlers.  The National Championship (which includes Div. I, II & III teams) was scheduled to be

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Men’s College Ice Hockey Map, 2020 “Another winter sport (college ice hockey) was scheduled to have their Frozen Four this weekend.  But, due to coronavirus concerns it was cancelled. There are 60 Div. I hockey programs resulting in 1,602 players.  66% are from the U.S., 27% from Canada, 7% from Europe and less than 1%

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Lost Revenue NCAA Tourney, 2020 “This proportional symbol map displays the projected revenue loss by conference school due to the Covid-19 forced cancellation of ‘March Madness’.  The NCAA’s Basketball Fund consists of tournament revenue which the NCAA distributes to conferences over a six-year period based on the number of tournament games played by respective conference

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Men’s Basketball Coaches Salaries, 2020 “March Sadness is upon us, due to the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament amid coronavirus concerns. This proportional symbol map displays the NCAA Div. I Basketball coaches base salaries according to the annual survey compiled by USA Today. Coach pay continues to increase in spite of widespread cheating allegations. Twenty-nine

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Golfers get onto the course for practice

Maryville High School Head Golf Coach Brenda Ricks said with spring weather cooperating, her athletes are able to practice on the Mozingo Lake Golf Course. This will give them valuable experience for upcoming competitions.  

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Bearcat Men’s Basketball Roster, 2020 “After winning the MIAA Men’s Post-Season Tournament in Kansas City last weekend, Northwest will serve as host for the fourth straight year in this week’s 2020 NCAA Division II Central Region Basketball Tournament in Maryville (Mar 14-17).  This map displays the hometowns of the twelve players in the Bearcat men’s

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