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Cassiere scores 1-2-3 finish in NAIA-SIDA writing contest
June 21, 2009

Ed Cassiere

Ed Cassiere
          NEW ORLEANS — Ed Cassiere, in his third year as Xavier University of Louisiana's sports information director, scored a sweep of the top three places in the season preview/review category of the 2008-09 Dr. W. Jack Bell Writing Contest for NAIA SIDs.
     Results were announced Saturday during the NAIA-Sports Information Directors of America Convention in San Antonio.
     Cassiere earned first place for his Xavier men's basketball preview, second place for his women's basketball preview and third place for his men's cross country preview. There were 35 entries and 10 places awarded. SIDs could enter a maximum of three stories in a category.
     Cassiere has won nearly 60 awards in a sportswriting career which he started as a 10th-grader in 1974.


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The Xavier Gold Rush and Gold Nuggets compete in Division I of the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) as a member of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC). Xavier fields men's and women's teams in basketball, cross country and tennis.

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