Boston College

July 25, 2009 - 8:15 am
Who says you can't go home? For Stoneham, Mass., native Mickey Wiswall, Thurday's Cape Cod League All-Star game held at Fenway Park was a homecoming of sorts. "I played in the Valley League in Virginia last summer and I didn't get to have the family support there that I have here tonight," Wiswall...
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June 26, 2009 - 9:45 am
MONTREAL -- According to a pair of sources with knowledge of the Winter Classic event, storied rivals Boston University and Boston College have agreed to play each other in an outdoor college hockey game at Fenway Park on Jan. 8. The sources told WEEI.com that the game will take place exactly a...
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June 09, 2009 - 2:49 pm
Jason McLeod , the Red Sox director of amateur scouting, popped through the Red Sox clubhouse prior to today's game, accompanied by John Booher . (Booher, who now covers Texas and Louisiana, was the area scout who was chiefly responsible for following 2005 first-round pick Jacoby Ellsbury and 2007...
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Mike Petraglia
March 20, 2009 - 7:34 pm
Al Skinner said he was concerned early in the week that he didn't know which BC team would be showing up on Friday night. He got his answer on the Metrodome floor and as it turned out, Skinner had reason to be worried. His team didn't have enough answers in the second half for Taj Gibson and the...
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Mike Petraglia
March 20, 2009 - 7:25 pm
That was not the way Tyrese Rice wanted his career to end. The senior point guard and BC team leader made just four of his 11 shots on the night and finished with nine points as the Eagles fell to Southern California, 72-55, in a Midwest Regional first round game in Minneapolis. Here is what Rice...
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Mike Petraglia
March 20, 2009 - 8:46 am
Tim Floyd coached the Chicago Bulls in the NBA after Michael Jordan left in the late 90s. He has had a more successful and certainly more enjoyable time coaching the USC Trojans . This season his team caught fire at the right time, winning its last five games, including a run to a Pac-10 title that...
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Mike Petraglia
March 20, 2009 - 8:33 am
Just so you know what they're thinking heading into tonight's showdown with the BC Eagles, here are three of the stars from the USC squad. DeMar DeRozan, Daniel Hackett, Dwight Lewis and Taj Gibson took to the podium, otherwise referred to as the dais, on Thursday. Here's how they answered the...
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Mike Petraglia
March 19, 2009 - 6:29 pm
After Tyrese Rice and Rakim Sanders had their moment on the dais, it was Al Skinner's turn. Q. Coach, talk about just the fact that, like you mentioned before, that you haven't necessarily gone on a winning streak per se, but the tournament is going to require you do that. Where do you feel like...
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Mike Petraglia
March 19, 2009 - 6:23 pm
The student-athletes of Boston College headed for the comforts of their hotel rooms but not before sharing their thoughts about facing Southern California on Friday night in Minneapolis. Tyrese Rice and Rakim Sanders took questions from the media on Thursday. Here's what they said: Q. I was going...
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Mike Petraglia
March 17, 2009 - 7:40 am
Al Skinner simply wants one thing out of his practices before his Boston College team takes on Southern California on Friday night in Minneapolis. "I think we're in a good place but I think ," Skinner said, acknowledging there's still some reservation. "Whether I really feel that, We'll find out in...
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