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The best college sports week of the year

The 43rd Annual J.P. Morgan Chase Scholarship Tournament started last night and continues until Saturday. Every four years, RIT earns the right to host the semifinals and finals, which take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Clark Gym will be the site of competition this season. Twelve games in three days. If you are a more »

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Come out to Clark Gym for the Destler Challenge on Sunday

On Sunday, the RIT women’s and men’s basketball teams (women’s game – 12 p.m., men’s game – 2 p.m.) host Ithaca in what appear to be a pair of early, but important Empire 8 conference games. However, President Destler has issued a challenge to the student body to fill the gym to complete and full more »

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Beat the January blues with RIT athletics

Happy New Year to all, a few hours early. Athletics are back in action at RIT this weekend, with a full slate of action. To say our department will be busy in January is an understatement, as 36 different home contests will be played on campus during the month. What better way to break out more »

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Are the middle class priced out of pro sports? Will college athletics prosper because of it?

With a three-week break between RIT sporting events, life is fairly quiet in the Sports Information world. Yes, there is plenty of work to be done, preparing for the avalanche of home events in January (check out our composite schedule to see what I mean) and beyond (spring sports publications), but live events are on more »

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Rocky Mountain Hockey: From Rochester to Colorado Springs and back

We have reached the final weekend of RIT Athletics for the 2008 calendar year. It will be a nice, refreshing break after Saturday’s final contests. We resume play on January 2, 2009. Last weekend, I had the pleasure of traveling with the men’s hockey team to Air Force for the third straight year. First of more »

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Wide World of Tiger Sports – December 3

It’s nice to see the campus bustling with action after a two-week siesta. I was able to spend some time relaxing in the Hudson Valley for the holiday (although I was up at 5:30 on Black Friday, shopping on the computer and then down to the Nyack mall with my future in-laws). I laugh at more »

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