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Today In Sports History for July 26

1859 - The first intercollegiate Regatta is held in Worcester, Mass., with Harvard beating Yale and Brown.1928 - Gene Tunney beats Tom Heeney on a technical knockout in the 11th round...
Fearing stigma, Colorado contested Superfund status for mine

...generally communities want" Superfund designation, said Katherine Kiel, who teaches at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.As many as 500,000 mines have been abandoned in the U.S., legacies of the booms and busts that follow...
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Runners find 26-plus miles of fun

...33:37, Juneau, AK138. Lacey Sanders, 32, F, 2:33:44, Juneau, AK139. Jennifer Graves, 44, F, 2:35:31, Worcester, MA140. Suzanne Adler, 23, F, 2:36:17, Warwick, NY141. Malissa Kraft, 36, F, 2:36:25*, Windham, NH142...
Today in sports history

1912 - The lateral pass is used as an offensive weapon for the first time by Worcester Tech coach William F. Carney. Carney's team beats Amherst 14-13.1946 - Notre Dame fights to a 0-0 tie with Army to snap...
Next American gymnasts tumbling onto scene

WORCESTER, Mass. - Katelyn Ohashi remembers watching the American Cup on television when Jordyn Wieber won last year.The 15-year-old...
Finding burial spot for Boston bomber

...mother told him she wants the body returned to Russia.But Worcester funeral home director Peter Stefan said despite the request...New Bedford, Jay Lindsay in Boston and Rodrique Ngowi in Worcester contributed to this report.

Kerriann Powers, of Juneau, was named to second honors on the fall 2007 dean's list at Clark University, in Worcester, Mass. Powers, a Juneau-Douglas High School graduate, is studying mathematics. To be eligible for second honors, students...
Local graduates from Holy Cross

...received a bachelor of arts degree from the College of the Holy Cross at its 169th commencement on May 22.Approximately 720 students received degrees this year at Holy Cross, located in Worcester, Massachusetts, which was founded in 1843.
Orioles to play White Sox today in closed stadium

...said. "To be safe is the best thing."Thorn said the lowest attendance for a major league game appears to be six when Worcester hosted Troy in a National League matchup on Sept. 28, 1882.At the minor league level, Iowa hosted Nashville in a June...
Today in history for Tuesday, Mar. 10

...House has yet to act on the measure.) Joe McGuiness, 71, the adventurous and news-making writer and reporter, died in Worcester (WU'-stur), Massachusetts.Today's Birthdays: Talk show host Ralph Emery is 82. Bluegrass/country singer-musician...


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