Holy Cross Athletics Newsstand: June 2011

Welcome to the Holy Cross Newsstand, a daily listing with links to stories from around the country on the Crusaders. Here are the stories from June of 2011.

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Green Bay Bullfrogs reliever John Colella turns up heat
June 28, 2011 * By Weston Hodkiewicz * Green Bay Press Gazette
There's something about summer baseball that agrees with John Colella. As the mercury rises and grills begin to sizzle, the Green Bay Bullfrogs closer always seems to bring his pitching to another level. It's hard to top Colella's start in his first season with the Bullfrogs — a 1-0 record, five saves, 17 strikeouts in 141/3 innings and an unblemished 0.00 ERA in eight appearances through today. . .

Patriots, Holy Cross to honor Jon Morris
June 26, 2011 * By Jennifer Toland * Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Jon Morris was a first-time visitor to the Hall at Patriot Place shortly after it opened, when he was in Foxboro being honored as part of the New England Patriots’ 50th anniversary team two years ago. One tour of the Patriots’ impressive, innovative and interactive hall of fame, where greats of teams past are forever venerated, left Morris pretty awed. . .

Basepaths to career path
June 26, 2011 * By Tim O'Sullivan * Concord Monitor
It began simply. Matt Blake just wanted to give back to his dad and the community, and stay somehow connected to the game he loved. So Blake agreed to help his dad, Carroll, the man who coached his youth baseball teams for 14 years, coach a Concord Babe Ruth team back in the spring of 2008. . .

Tommy Heinsohn shows his artistic side
June 23, 2011 * By Gail McCarthy * Gloucester Times
Tommy Heinsohn, a key player in the historic Boston Celtics dynasty, has developed another talent he possessed as child, trading in a basketball for a paint brush. And this weekend, he's putting that talent on display at The Mosher Gallery in Rockport. . .

First time for the First Tee
June 16, 2011 * By Gavin Keefe * New London Day
Meghan Doherty grew up on Elmridge Golf Course, learning the game and life skills at the same time. So when she began a new job working for First Tee of Connecticut, she saw a perfect opportunity to do something that she loves at a golf course she loves. First Tee of Connecticut, with Doherty’s help, will conduct a clinic for the first time in southeastern Connecticut at Elmridge in Pawcatuck. . .

Dan Allen legacy carries on
June 14, 2011 * By John Connolly * Boston Herald
Like countless Holy Cross and Boston University football players who went on to post-collegiate success, ex-Crusaders star Tom Kelleher credits the tutelage he received under the late Dan Allen for paving that road to success. “Our motto at Holy Cross was ‘Men and Women for All,’ and I can’t think of anyone who more epitomized that motto. Coach Allen walked the walk and talked the talk. He was a selfless person. He gave so much of himself,” said Kelleher. . .

Ex-Hillbilly lax standout shines for Holy Cross
June 9, 2011 * By Kevin Meacham * Verona-Cedar Grove Times
On her first day of lacrosse practice at the College of the Holy Cross, Taylor Zebrowski looked around and asked herself, 'What have I gotten myself into?' Just a few months earlier, Zebrowski had completed a wonderful career at Verona High School, where she holds the school scoring records in both soccer and lacrosse. She was perhaps the biggest fish in a small pond. . .