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High stakes or not, No. 100 was a biggie for CNU

High stakes or not, No. 100 was a biggie for CNU

Of the 99 that preceded Christopher Newport's milestone win Saturday afternoon, some had clinched conference championships, others had come in the postseason. No. 100 did neither, but in a way, it was just as significant.

Stuck in a six-game losing streak and facing the nation's 18th-ranked team, the Captains stunned everyone outside their tent — we'll explain later — with a 51-39 win over Salisbury. There will be no playoff bid this season, or even a winning record, but this win meant everything to CNU coach Matt Kelchner.

"We've always been on top," he said from his office Sunday morning. "We've been playing from the front with people pursuing...

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