Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on December 12, 2018 at 6:27 pm Contact Anthony: email@example.com Comments Syracuse announced its full 2019 schedule on Wednesday afternoon. The Orange will play 53 games, 29 nonconference and 24 Atlantic Coast Conference games. The Orange open their season with a weekend tournament in Phoenix, Arizona, from Feb. 8-10. SU will play five games in three days, including matchups with San Diego State and Oklahoma on Friday to open the season.The Orange will then be participating in the ACC/Big Ten Softball Challenge. SU will battle both Penn State and Indiana two times each in Durham, North Carolina from Feb. 15-17. Syracuse will also participate in the Bubly Invitational in Gainesville, Florida, with Illinois State, Florida and Florida A&M to conclude the month of February. Then, SU is off to Stillwater, Oklahoma, for SU’s fourth of five nonconference tournaments. In Stillwater, the Orange will face off against Seattle, Oklahoma State, Illinois and Tulsa.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse concludes its nonconference tournaments with the Colorado State Classic, a four-team tournament that includes Wagner, Dayton and Colorado State.The Orange begin ACC play with a three-game road trip to Louisville, followed by a three game road trip to Boston College. Syracuse will host its first game at Skytop Softball Stadium on March 29 against Notre Dame.Syracuse will play just 11 games at Skytop Stadium this season. The Orange conclude their regular season with three home games against Florida State.
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisRelay for Life of Alpena County will be given a new name.The leadership planning team voted to change the name of the local relay event to Relay for Life of Northeast Michigan.According to the promotions lead, Lisa Orozco the committee decided to change the name to make sure that other counties in Northeast Michigan were included.Alcona, Presque Isle, Montmorency, and Oscoda counties no longer have their own relay race, this year the Relay for Life planning committee wants to make changes so that survivors, caregivers, sponsors, and the community of each county becomes more involved.“We wanted to open the Alpena relay up to our surrounding counties. I know that we have a lot of surrounding counties that have lost supporters in the past, so we wanted to make sure that everyone from all of the counties, Alpena, Alcona, Presque Isle, Montmorency they all have a place to come for relay. We wanted to just make it a bigger place, a bigger event. We want to raise more money for cancer survivors and research…we just want everyone to know about it,” Orozco said.Relay for Life in Alpena started their events in 1995. Last year the fundraiser for the American Cancer Society raised over $101,000 ranking Alpena number 21 in Michigan out of 155 relays.Relay for Life of Northeast Michigan will be held in downtown Alpena on August 12th and 13th.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: Relay for Life, Relay for Life of Alpena County, Relay for Life of Northeast MichiganContinue ReadingPrevious Annual Scottie G. Memorial Walleye Tournament Benefiting ‘Susan’s Wish’ at the Alpena Cancer CenterNext Girls on the Run Sunrise Side Program Open for Registration, Accepting Participants and Coaches