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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

I've been illin' since Lehigh/Lafayette, so I haven't been able to report on anything in regards to Lehigh football or Lehigh Sports this week. Look next week (assuming this thing gets better) for more stuff on Lehigh football, including the players on the All-Patriot team, more stuff hopefully on Lehigh men's basketball (2-2 now), women's basketball and wrestling!

To see my picks for this weekend's playoff games, head on over to College Sporting News to see them.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Comments

Anonymous said…
When does the 2008 schedule come out? How many games are left to be finalized?
Anonymous said…
The 2008 schedule is in the back of the 2006 Media Guide. Don't know why it was not printed in this year's. 9/6 Liberty; 9/13 at Villanova; 9/20 open; 9/27 at Princeton; 10/4 Cornell; 10/11 Fordham; 10/18 at Harvard; 10/25 at Holy Cross; 11/1 at Georgetown; 11/8 Colgate; 11/15 Bucknell; 11/22at Lafayette.

Ngineer
Anonymous said…
Saturday's Morning Call reported that Liberty is NOT coming to Goodman next year. No reason given. Lehigh looking to fill the home opener or the planned 'open' date on 9/20.

--Ngineer
Anonymous said…
The way Lehigh played this year, maybe it's "Liberty High School"?

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