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Switzerland, Austria draw before heading to Euros

Switzerland, Austria draw before heading to Euros

Austria’s midfielder Konrad Laimer (L) and Switzerland defender Nico Elvedi featured at the Kybunpark. Photo: Fabrice COFFRINI / AFPSource: AFP Switzerland and their Alpine neighbours Austria played out a 1-1 draw on Saturday in a final match before both sides head over the border to Euro 2024 in Germany. Christoph Baumgartner put visitors Austria ahead...

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Lightning’s Waltteri Merela: Headed to Switzerland

Lightning’s Waltteri Merela: Headed to Switzerland

Merela signed a one-year contract with SC Bern of Switzerland’s National League on Monday, per Eduardo A. Encina of the Tampa Bay Times. Merela is eligible for restricted free agency in July, so Tampa Bay could retain his NHL rights by extending a qualifying offer. The 25-year-old forward produced one goal, 17 shots and 32...

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The road to Gold: Women’s Olympic Basketball Tournament’s competition system

The road to Gold: Women’s Olympic Basketball Tournament’s competition system

MIES (Switzerland) – The Men’s Olympic Basketball Tournament at Paris 2024 promises to be an exciting spectacle with teams vying for the gold medal. The competition system ensures a thrilling showcase of talent, as national teams battle through their journey to claim Olympic glory. Here’s how the competition system works: Group Phase In both tournaments, the...

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Laois basketball star named in Irish senior men’s squad for World Cup Pre-Qualifiers

Laois basketball star named in Irish senior men’s squad for World Cup Pre-Qualifiers

Laois native James Gormley has been named as part of an Irish Basketball 18-man squad that will compete in the upcoming FIBA World Cup Pre-Qualifiers. From Mountmellick, Gormley is playing his club basketball with Griffith College Éanna and has impressed head coach Mark Keenan with the Irish boss paring his squad down to 12 players on Monday, ahead of Thursday’s...

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Switzerland warm up for Euro 2024 with Estonia win

Switzerland warm up for Euro 2024 with Estonia win

Switzerland cruised to a 4-0 win over Estonia at the Swissporarena. Photo: Fabrice COFFRINI / AFPSource: AFP Switzerland warmed up with a 4-0 victory over visitors Estonia on Tuesday in their penultimate match before heading to Euro 2024 in Germany. The hosts cruised to victory in front of 14,473 spectators at the Swissporarena in Lucerne...

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Grange to play in Ireland, Yoerger to retire, Fogg wins again in Switzerland – University of South Dakota Athletics

Grange to play in Ireland, Yoerger to retire, Fogg wins again in Switzerland – University of South Dakota Athletics

By: Britni Smith, USD Assistant Director of Communications Story Links VERMILLION, S.D.—Recent University of South Dakota graduate Madison Grange became the latest Coyote to sign a professional contract overseas. In addition, Bridget Yoerger (2009) recently announced her retirement after 15 seasons and Abigail Fogg (2017) completed year seven abroad.   Grange...

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FIBA Open 2024 Registration Kicks Off

FIBA Open 2024 Registration Kicks Off

MIES (Switzerland) – Switzerland’s biggest 3×3 basketball tournament, is back in 2024, marking its 10th glorious edition! This year marks the 10th edition of the FIBA Open – celebrating a decade of inclusive basketball, community spirit, and unforgettable memories. Expect surprises and a renewed emphasis on the impact we can make together. It is going to...

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Memorable trip for Virginia Tech men’s basketball team

Memorable trip for Virginia Tech men’s basketball team

For many people, the summer offers an opportunity to travel. That was the case this month for the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team. The Hokies took a trip to Switzerland and Italy from Aug. 4-12, visiting nine cities and playing two exhibition games. “It was great,” Tech coach Mike Young said Tuesday on a video...

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Switzerland County Senior Selected for Scholarship by IHSAA

Switzerland County Senior Selected for Scholarship by IHSAA

Seventeen senior student-athletes were selected for six scholarships to be presented this Spring. INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana High School Athletic Association has announced the selection of 17 senior student-athletes for six scholarships. The scholarships recognize and honor the legacies of legends and leaders of Indiana such as the Bobby and Kathy Cox Post-Secondary Scholarship, the...

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Brooke Todd Resigns as Switzerland County Girls Varsity Basketball Coach

Brooke Todd Resigns as Switzerland County Girls Varsity Basketball Coach

Todd led the Lady Pacers to three consecutive winning seasons. (Vevay, Ind.) – Switzerland County High School is looking for a new girls varsity basketball coach.  Brooke Todd resigned the position, which was approved by the school board on Monday.  Todd replaced Mark Boggs has Lady Pacers head coach in 2021. In her three seasons...

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Switzerland Co. High School Announces 2024 Athletic Hall of Fame Class

Switzerland Co. High School Announces 2024 Athletic Hall of Fame Class

Three will be recognized next week. (Vevay, Ind.) – Three will be inducted into the Switzerland County High School Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2024. Harold V. Hickman, David “Buck” White and David “Hollywood” Peelman will be recognized at the Pacer Varsity Club Dinner on Thursday, April 4 at Belterra Casino. Hickman earned seven...