The King fire has burned 70,944 acres, a growth of 43,000 acres overnight as flames made a run to the northwest forcing mandatory evacuations for residents in Quintette and Volcanoville.
The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.
The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.
A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.