WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 10…EARLHAM WBB VS. ROSE HULMAN…7:30
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 12…UNION COUNTY BBB AT NORTHEASTERN…7:30
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13…RICHMOND BBB VS. HARRISON (NCC TOURNEY) 1:00
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13…EARLHAM WBB VS. HANOVER…2:00
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13…EARLHAM MBB VS. HANOVER…4:00
*SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13…RICHMOND BBB VS. McCUTCHEON (IF RHS WINS AT 1:00)..7:00
This Date In Sports History: February 8th
1896 – The Western Conference was formed by representatives of Midwestern universities. The group changed its name to the Big 10 Conference.
1936 – The first National Football League (NFL) draft was held. Jay Berwanger was the first to be selected. He went to the Philadelphia Eagles.
1950 – The Associated Press named Jim Thorpe and Baby Didrikson Zaharias the greatest male and female athletes of the first half of the 20th century.
1963 – Lamar Hunt, owner of the American Football League franchise in Dallas, TX, moved the operation to Kansas City. The new team was named the Chiefs.
1984 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar broke Wilt Chamberlains record of 12,681 goals. He scored 15,836 goals before retiring in 1989.
1991 – Roger Clemens signed a contract with the Boston Red Sox that paid $5,380,250 per year.
1996 – Charles Barkley became the 22nd player in NBA history to reach 20,000 points.
1997 – Scotty Bowman won his 1,000th NHL regular season game as a coach.
1997 – Mike Gartner (Phoenix Coyotes) became only the sixth player in NHL history to get 600 career goals and 600 career assists.
1998 – The first female ice hockey game in Olympic history was played. Finland beat Sweden 6-0.
2003 – Mario Lemieux (Pittsburg Penguins) became the second fastest NHL player to reach 1,000 career assists.