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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Ashford softball isn't ready to be done yet.

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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Five Ashford softball players were recognized Wednesday by the Association of Independent Institutions for all-conference honors.

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CLINTON — Ashford is closing in a couple of weeks, and because of that, the athletic department quickly inducted three recent softball players into the Hall of Fame on Friday.

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PEOSTA — Clarke scored five first-inning runs Saturday to defeat Ashford 15-4 in college baseball.

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MILWAUKEE — Ashford’s Natalia Reynoso hit a grand slam in the top of the seventh inning that helped the Saints avoid a sweep against Cardinal Stritch in college softball Monday.

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CLINTON — After losing 24-0 to Clarke on Friday night, Clarke returned for another doubleheader Saturday and won both games over Ashford, 11-2 and 9-0.

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CLINTON — Clarke scored seven runs in the final three innings to defeat Ashford 9-6 in college baseball Thursday at Ashford University Field.

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DUBUQUE — Clarke handed Ashford a pair of eight-run baseball losses Saturday, beating the Saints 8-0 in the opener and 10-2 in the second game at A.J. Spiegel Field.

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CLINTON — Clinton native Cody Collender admitted it was weird to have been cheered against in his home ballpark.

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MORRISON, Ill. — Ashford was swept in the opening day of the Ashford Breast Cancer Awareness Jamboree with an 11-8 loss to Robert Morris, then a 16-1 defeat to No. 11 ranked Georgia Gwinnett.

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CLINTON — Jordan Kasbohm’s softball career has taken her several places, and it could end whenever Ashford’s run ends this season.

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CLINTON — Ashford finally was able to play its home opener in baseball Wednesday, sweeping St. Ambrose 7-3 and 3-1 at Ashford University Field.

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CLINTON — Ashford's Allie Klasen drove in three runs on a small infield slap hit in the sixth inning of Game 2 that helped the Saints sweep William Penn on Monday night.

CLINTON — Ashford designated hitter Ashlee Amador hit a 3-run home run in Game 1 that allowed the Saints to defeat Purdue-Calumet 7-4.

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JOLIET, Ill. — Ashford pitcher Kane Klais recorded 10 strikeouts en route to the seven-inning shutout that gave the Saints (3-18) a 2-0 win, their third of the season, against St. Francis on Sunday.

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CLINTON — Ashford’s softball team hopes to close the curtain on its program in similar fashion to the volleyball team.

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TUCSON, Ariz. — Ashford softball won two games on Friday with a 4-1 win over Olivet Nazarene and a 3-2 victory over Purdue-North Central at the Tucson Invitational Games.

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DAVENPORT — St. Ambrose did most of its damage early and came away with a pair of one-run victories against Ashford in non-conference college softball Tuesday.

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DAVENPORT — Ashford lost both of its games Sunday at the St. Ambrose Softball in the Snow tournament after starting the weekend strong with a pair of wins.

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PEKIN, Ill. — Monday was a great day for Taylor Ellestad, as she clubbed three home runs to carry the Ashford Softball squad to a 7-1 victory over Mount Mercy inside the Avanti’s Dome in Pekin, Illinois. Nicole Schmidt picked up two wins, the second one in relief as the Saints swept the Must…

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CLINTON — Ashford won its last home game of the women's basketball program with a 62-50 win over Governors State University on Saturday in Kehl Arena. 

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CLINTON — Mount Mercy pulled away in the fourth quarter and defeated Ashford 62-51 in women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at Kehl Arena.

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CLINTON — Ashford allowed 22 second-quarter points while scoring only 13 in a 68-58 loss to College of the Ozarks on Saturday.

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CEDAR RAPIDS — Ashford caught up with Mount Mercy’s second-quarter double-digit lead on Wednesday, but Mustangs guard Makenzie Zeitler hit two free throws with 15 seconds left in overtime to win 68-66.

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CLINTON — Ashford Head Softball Coach Kevin Jannusch announced the 2016 and final Saints’ schedule, which includes three teams that finished 2015 in the NAIA Coaches Final top 25 poll and three more that received votes in the postseason poll.

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CLINTON — Offense came at a premium for Ashford on Monday night, but did have a chance to take a lead in the fourth quarter.

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JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Ashford dropped its second game in two days Monday, falling 72-46 to Jamestown in women’s basketball.

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MAYVILLE, N.D. — Mayville State scored 28 third-quarter points to take down Ashford on Sunday, 68-62.

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CLINTON — Ashford tried to get its first win Saturday over a team it had beaten last season in the national tournament, but Indiana Wesleyan had a different idea in the fourth quarter.

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MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — It wasn’t quite the day that Ashford drew up. The Ashford men’s soccer, women’s soccer and volleyball teams each fell victim to playoff losses Saturday across the Midwest.

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JOLIET, Ill. — Even though Ashford scored 21 points in the fourth quarter Tuesday, St. Francis held the Saints to just nine points in the first quarter in the 75-61 Fighting Saints win.

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CLINTON — A slow start ended up in a dominating finish.

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CLINTON — William Penn defeated Ashford 61-52 on Saturday in Kehl Arena in the final home opener for Ashford women's basketball.

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DES MOINES — Grand View ended the Ashford women’s eight-game winning streak with a tie, and its men’s team defeated the Saints 1-0 in a college soccer doubleheader Tuesday.

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CEDAR RAPIDS — Ashford won the final two sets Tuesday to pull out a 28-26, 21-25, 19-25, 25-19, 15-12 victory against Mount Mercy in college women’s volleyball.

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CLINTON — Saturday ended with a joyful tear, as Ashford walked off its home pitch for the last time in a regular-season men’s soccer contest. Ashford defeated Avila 5-0.

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CLINTON — Ashford celebrated “Dig Pink Night” with a 25-8, 25-20, 25-15 sweep of visiting Purdue Calumet on Thursday night at Kehl Arena.

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CLINTON -- Ashford wasted no time getting on the scoreboard, and the Saints used the early momentum to defeat Mount Mercy 4-1 in Association of Independent Institutions men’s soccer Wednesday night.

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DUBUQUE -- Ashford won all four of its matches to earn co-champion honors Saturday at the Clarke Invitational volleyball tournament.

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CLINTON — Ashford scored five unanswered goals after allowing one and defeated Johnson & Wales (Colorado) 5-1 in women's soccer Friday afternoon on the South Campus field. The men's team then completed the sweep with a 3-1 victory over Johnson & Wales.

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CLINTON – The Ashford volleyball team bounced back from two Friday losses with a pair of wins Saturday and then wrapped up the weekend Sunday by beating Fisk University 25-13, 25-23, 25-11.

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CLINTON -- Ashford’s men’s and women’s soccer teams won all three of their matches over the weekend.

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CLINTON — Ashford pulled out a pair of close victories in the first two sets and went on to beat Mount Mercy 25-22, 25-23, 23-25, 25-21 on Tuesday in women’s volleyball at Kehl Arena.

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CLINTON — The Ashford men’s basketball program won’t even make it to the finish line.

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CLINTON — One more final season for Oliver Drake just wasn’t meant to be. Instead of coaching at Ashford this season, Drake and assistant coach Josh Pickens will lead the Midland University program in Fremont, Nebraska.

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MISHAWAKA, Ind. — Ashford took the court on the final day of the Bethel Invitational volleyball tournament in search of two wins and got them.

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MISHAWAKA, Ind. — Ashford picked up its first victory of the season Friday as it split a pair of matches on the first day of the Bethel Invitational volleyball tournament.

  • By Jenna Fryer AP Racing Writer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Perhaps Jeff Gordon should have known what was to come this season, his final as a NASCAR driver, when he crashed on the last lap of the Daytona 500. Then he crashed the next week at Atlanta and this farewell tour of sorts had officially stalled out of the gate.

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