Month: May 2020

Southland Bowling League Announces Inaugural All-Conference Teams

first_img Adel Wahner Vanderbilt Jr. Las Cruces, N.M. FRISCO, Texas – The Southland Bowling League has announced the first-ever Southland Bowling All-Conference teams. The squads are headlined by Vanderbilt, Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston State and Arkansas State – each with four selections. The teams comprise four of the 12 programs that will be competing in the upcoming 2019 NCAA Bowling Championship. Seven of the eight Southland Bowling member institutions are represented in the all-conference selections. Southland Bowling League yearly awards are presented by Ready Nutrition.Maria Bulanova and Samantha Gainor pave the way for Vanderbilt as the duo earns first team honors following their 2018-19 regular-season and Southland Bowling Tournament play. The pair are joined by Adel Wahner who is a second-team selection. Jordan Newham rounds out the Commodore selections with an honorable mention nod. The Commodores have accumulated a 94-33 record throughout the season for a .740 win percentage. Vanderbilt finished as the runner-up at the 2019 Southland Bowling Tournament, but still managed to qualify for the 2019 Women’s Bowling National Championship as the tournament’s No. 1 seed. Tournament play will be hosted at RollHouse Wickliffe in Wickliffe, Ohio. Vandy’s first round at the tournament is slated for Thursday, April 11.Sam Houston State also earns four selections, led by the Southland Bowling League’s Newcomer of the Year Bea Hernandez, who claimed a spot on the first team. Hernandez is joined by fellow Bearkats Madysen Keller, Katelyn Dickerson and Hayley Connelly, who were all three tabbed honorable mention. Sam Houston State is coming off its first Southland Bowling League title after knocking off No. 1 Vanderbilt in the final round of a best-of-seven Baker matchup. The league title earned the Bearkats an automatic qualifying bid to the NCAA Women’s Bowling Championship where they will take on the winner of the Stephen F. Austin and Prairie View A&M match on Thursday, April 11.Stephen F. Austin senior Dakotah Hazlewood grabs a position on the first team to lead four Ladyjack all-conference honorees. Paige Beeney, Sarah Gill and Carlene Beyer were also recognized with honorable mention for the SFA squad. The Ladyjacks qualified for the NCAA Bowling Championship as an at-large bid and will face Prairie View A&M in the opening round at Emerald Bowl Friday, April 5 in Houston.Arkansas State, the fourth and final team to earn four all-conference selections, are led by Julia Huren, Denishya Waller and Leah Glazer who comprise three of the five spots on the second team. Taylor Davis rounds out the Red Wolves honorees with an honorable mention nod. Arkansas State has racked up the nation’s fifth-best RPI, which is enough to give the Red Wolves an at-large berth into the NCAA Championship. They will take on Medaille College Tuesday, April 9 at RollHouse Wickliffe in Wickliffe, Ohio.Tulane’s Tiera Gulum and Madison McCall earns all-conference honors as the Green Wave’s selections. Gulum nabbed a spot on the second team after a stellar senior season where she rolled Tulane’s first-ever 300 game at the Sunshine State Winter Classic in Orlando, Fla. (Feb. 8-10). McCall claimed honorable mention recognition for the Green Wave after dealing 547 strikes throughout the season.Louisiana Tech’s Kaitlyn Eder is the lone Lady Techster claiming post season accolades with a first team bid. Eder has picked up 431 spares this season for a 72.2 spare percentage. The sophomore from Lithia, Fla., pushed her Louisiana Tech squad to a pair of first-place tournament finishes this season, including wins at the All State Sugar Bowl Collegiate Bowling Invitational in Harahan, La. (Oct. 19-21) and the JSU Sonic Boom Invitational in Jackson, Miss. (Nov. 9-11).Youngstown State’s Nikki Mendez is the final member of the all-conference team, as the junior claimed honorable mention accolades. Mendez accrued an 18.94 average in traditional game matches to lead her team and racked up 457 strikes.The 2019 Southland Bowling League All-Conference teams are chosen based on the Player Composite Performance Index (PCPI) of the league’s top 20 bowlers throughout the season and including all Southland Bowling Tournament play. Kaitlyn Eder Louisiana Tech So. Lithia, Fla. Leah Glazer Arkansas State So. Henderson, Nev. Samantha Gainor Vanderbilt So. Chesterfield, Mich. Hayley Connelly Sam Houston State So. Hazlet, N.J. Sarah Gill Stephen F. Austin So. Attleboro, Mass. Madison McCall Tulane So. Myrtle Beach, S.C. Katelyn Dickerson Sam Houston State Jr. Painesville, Ohio Jordan Newham Vanderbilt Sr. Aurora, Ill. Carlene Beyer Stephen F. Austin Fr. Ogdensburg, Wis. Nikki Mendez Youngstown State Jr. Homer Glen, Ill. Julia Huren Arkansas State Jr. Westland, Mich. Bea Hernandez Sam Houston State Fr. Bambang Pasig City, Philippines 2019 Southland Bowling League All-Conference Honorable Mention Name School Cl. Hometown 2019 Southland Bowling League All-Conference First Team Name School Cl. Hometown Madysen Keller Sam Houston State Sr. Mathews, N.C. Denisyha Waller Arkansas State Sr. Markham, Ill. Maria Bulanova Vanderbilt Jr. Moscow, Russia Paige Beeney Stephen F. Austin Sr. Salado, Texas Tiera Gulum Tulane Sr. Schenectady, N.Y. 2019 Southland Bowling League All-Conference Second Team Name School Cl. Hometown Dakotah Hazlewood Stephen F. Austin Sr. Capron, Ill. Taylor Davis Arkansas State So. Davison, Mich.last_img read more

Lamar Duo, Islanders’ Hall Crowned Soccer Players of the Week

first_imgGoalkeeper of the Week: Kyleigh Hall, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi – Jr. – Goalkeeper – Mansfield, TexasHall posted back-to-back shutouts while collecting seven saves on 13 shots faced. The Islanders’ only goalie to log time in the net now has six shutouts on the year and boasts a 0.38 GAA in five conference matches. Honorable Mention: Kayla Bomben, Northwestern State; Cailey Croson, UIW; Sandra Nygard, Lamar. Honorable Mention: Christina Arteaga, Abilene Christian; Keeley Ayala, UIW; Abby Deakin, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Offensive Player of the Week: Esther Okoronkwo, Lamar – Jr. – Forward – Richmond, TexasIn a 4-1 win over SFA, Okoronkwo recorded her first hat trick in a Cardinal uniform and the second trifecta by a Lamar student-athlete this season, making them the only Southland institution with multiple hat tricks this fall (Lucy Ashworth, Sept. 20). She got the Cardinals on the board in the seventh minute and followed with a penalty-kick goal three minutes later. Week Eight Release (PDF)FRISCO, Texas – Lamar’s Esther Okoronkwo and Sophia Manibo, along with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s Kyleigh Hall, are the Southland Conference Soccer Players of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. Defensive Player of the Week: Sophia Manibo, Lamar – Jr. – Defender/Midfielder – Beaumont, TexasAnchored by Manibo, the Cardinals’ back line held opponents to just one goal in two matches and didn’t allow SFA or SHSU many open looks as the shot accuracy in both matches came out to .286. The Ladyjacks put three of their nine shots on goal while the Bearkats’ 19 attempts produced just five on goal. Okoronkwo is the Offensive Player of the Week for the first time this fall, and teammate Sophia Manibo picks up her first Defensive Player of the Week award. Okoronkwo scored five of the Cardinals’ nine goals across two matches while Manibo led a back line that limited opponents to just one goal. Lamar (7-6, 4-1 SLC) extended its win streak to three matches with a 4-1 victory over Stephen F. Austin on Friday before blanking Sam Houston State 5-0 on Sunday. The Cardinals are back in action at 6 p.m. Friday at Southeastern Louisiana. Okoronkwo carried that momentum into Sunday’s match against the Bearkats, scoring twice and dishing out an assist to give her 11 points on the week. In just 128 minutes last week, she placed six of her seven shots on frame and scored on five of them. Hall earns her third Goalkeeper of the Week award in four weeks after recording clean sheets in a pair of 2-0 triumphs over Nicholls and Southeastern Louisiana. She has five shutouts in her last seven matches, lowering her goals-against average to a conference-best 0.88. The Islanders (6-5-1, 3-1-1 SLC) host defending conference tournament champion and first-place Abilene Christian at 7 p.m. Friday. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots. Honorable Mention: Alana Mangan, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi; Keely Morrow, McNeese; Jamie Raines, Southeastern Louisiana; Andrea Reyes, UIW.last_img read more


first_imgEDDIE HASKELL UP TO WIN $67,000 SANTA ANITA ALLOWANCE FEATURE BY A HEAD OVER TWO-TIME BREEDERS’ CUP CHAMP STORMY LIBERAL AS ROSARIO & GLATT TEAM FOR NEW FIVE FURLONG TURF COURSE RECORD OF 55.06 STORMY LIBERAL HAS VALID EXCUSE, AS HE STUMBLED SIGNIFICANTLY TURNING FOR HOME ARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 22, 2019)–Eddie Haskell didn’t leave it to Beaver Cleaver or anyone else on Friday at Santa Anita, as he ran down two-time Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint winner Stormy Liberal to take the day’s $67,000 allowance feature by a head while setting a new course record for five furlongs on turf.  Ridden by Joel Rosario and trained by Mark Glatt, Eddie Haskell, a 6-year-old California-bred gelding by Square Eddie, got the distance in 55.06, shading five one hundreds of a second off the old record, set by Brandothebartender on Oct. 20, 2018.“Rosario’s the key with this horse,” said Glatt, who claimed “Eddie” for $50,000 seven starts back on April 26, 2018.  “He gets this horse to relax and he obviously loves this distance.”A stalking third, just to the outside of early leader Calculator and Stormy Liberal turning for home, Eddie Haskell hit his best stride late and got his sixth win from nine tries at five furlongs on turf.Off at 4-1 in a field of five older horses, Eddie Haskell paid $10.40, $2.60 and $2.40.Owned by Phillip J. Wood and Jim Hailey, Eddie Haskell picked up $52,260 ($12,060 of which was from the California-bred incentive fund) for the win, increasing his earnings to $373,107 while improving his overall mark to 18-7-1-5.  Bred in California by Reddam Racing, LLC, Eddie Haskell is out of the Boston Harbor mare Teresa Ann.For his part, Stormy Liberal, trained by Peter Miller and ridden by Drayden Van Dyke, appeared to have a tangible excuse as he stumbled turning for home, causing him to lose his action for a moment.  Undeterred, he kept to his task in game fashion, however, Van Dyke lost his stick while between horses in the shadow of the wire, which appeared to have little impact on the result.Off as the prohibitive 1-5 favorite as he prepped for the Group I Al Quoz Sprint in Dubai late next month, Stormy Liberal finished 1 ¾ lengths in front of stablemate Calculator and paid $2.10 and $2.10.“We’ll have to see how he is,” said Miller.  “Hopefully, we can go on with him.”Ridden by apprentice Heriberto Figueroa, Calculator, the biggest price in the field at 22-1, paid $4.00 to show.Fractions on race, set by Calculator, were 20.88 and 43.51.last_img read more

Watch Lewandowski’s outrageous flick over Vertonghen for Bayern goal

first_imgYou can not give Robert Lewandowski an inch! So clinical. So deadly! Lewy at his best 👏— 🇩🇪Ja! Watch the Bundesliga live on BT Sport🇩🇪 (@btsportfootball) October 1, 2019 Mauricio Pochettino speaks after Spurs are thrashed 7-2 in the Champions League by Bayern Munich BAYERN MUNICH thrashed Tottenham on Tuesday night with Robert Lewandowski creating the best of their seven goals with a dazzling flick.Jan Vertonghen was left dazed by the Pole’s turn as he started the move that made it 2-1 to Bayern.😱 Robert Lewandowski flicks the ball over Jan Vertonghen to win Skill of the Day 🔥#UCL | @MastercardUK— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) October 1, 2019center_img 3 Lewandowski hit a brace in the 7-2 routCredit: EPAAs the ball is played in from a throw-in, the defender closes down Lewandowski in a seemingly comfortable position – out wide with his back to goal.But the bouncing ball is turned over Vertonghen’s head, leaving him powerless as the striker dribbles into the box.Granted, Lewandowski’s cross doesn’t reach its man but Spurs’ failure to clear sees him reclaim possession and fire home on the turn.Having fallen a goal behind at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the goal marked a huge turning point in the Champions League encounter as Munich took the lead on the cusp of half-time.Going into the break a goal up, Die Roten crushed their hosts with five second-half strikes to seal a 7-2 rout.But fans were still left agasp by Lewandowski’s outrageous skill, posting online how it “sent Vertonghen back to Belgium”.3 The Pole lured Vertonghen in near the byline3 The ball looped over the helpless defenderMost Read In FootballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himTwitter user Luke joked: “He should be arrested for that skill. Disgusting.”Another called it: “Pure filth.”Alexandra posted online: “Lewandowski just sent Vertonghen back to Belgium.”And Raphael even wanted Spurs to try and sign him: “We need to offer Bayern Munich a blank cheque for Robert Lewandowski, he’s just the type of striker we need, clinical in front of goal…”One fan simply added: “Great goal, nothing else to say.”last_img read more

Lions’ Smith hit with four-week ban

first_imgThe flanker caught Havili in the air when he jumped to meet a high ball and sent his opponent spinning to the turf, earning him a red card shortly before half-time.Lions went on to lose 25-17 at Ellis Park, and Smith pleaded guilty to a SANZAAR charge.SANZAAR consequently released a statement confirmed a four-week suspension for Smith up to and including September 2, meaning he will be unavailable for Lions’ first four Currie Cup matches. Photo by Getty Images.Caption: Kwagga Smith catches David Havili in the airlast_img read more

Finances behind Force’s axing

first_imgOn a dramatic day, ARU boss Bill Pulver announced he would stand down as soon as a replacement could be found.Pulver has had to deal with plenty of negative comment after his organisation announced on April 10 one of the local five Super rugby teams would be cut.”It has been a harrowing process so my sense is it’s a good time for renewal, said Pulver whose five-year term expired next February.Rugby Union Players’ Association boss Ross Xenos described the decision as the “darkest day in the history of Australian Rugby”.The announcement came following the result of arbitration involving the ARU and Rugby WA, though neither side wanted to divulge the findings of last week’s two- day hearingRugbyWA will take out an injunction against the ARU’s decision.If the Force win a right of appeal, they will take the case to the Supreme Court.RugbyWA will also consider mounting legal action relating to the circumstances which led it to enter into the ‘Alliance’ agreement last year with the ARU.Asked why the Force asked were cut rather than the Rebels, Pulver said: “We did an exhaustive analysis, a massive spreadsheet on all the variables that went into this decision.”Some of them community-based, some of them high-performance based and frankly at the end of the day the best decision for Australian rugby was to remove the Western Force.”Financially it made the most sense.Billionaire Andrew Forrest, who on Friday described the ARU’s decision as “retrograde” and “illogical”, has reaffirmed his pledge to do everything within his powers to save the Force.ARU chairman Cameron Clyne said while the Force had run an enthusiastic and public campaign it would have been wrong to assume there wasn’t the same level of enthusiasm in Melbourne.”There has been a lot of public support and a lot of genuine financial support from people in Melbourne that have come out,” he said’Whilst we do appreciate people like Andrew getting involved it came very late in the piece.”Part of the issue was the Force were virtually bankrupt and had to be bailed out.”Clyne said he still expected two to three Australian teams to lose money next year.Every Australian team lost more than they won in 2017 and for the second- straight year no local side made the semi-finals.The Rebels won just one game, while the Force never made the finals in 12 attempts.Clyne felt having four competitive teams would give Australian more bargaining power in having a say over the controversial competition format. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES Caption: A fan shows her support for the Western Force.last_img read more

Tahiti men’s soccer trash FSM 30 – 0

first_imgThe onslaught started as early as the second minute and continued until the final minute of play.Tahiti’s striker Fred Tissot was the top goal scorer slotting in all 6 of his goals in the second half.The Tahiti boys then put on some entertainment after the game doing a haka for the crowd.Meanwhile, the PNG men’s team will play their first game against New Caledonia at 3pm today.last_img

NCD Governors Cup finals heat up

first_imgOnly 16 teams from 32 teams have qualified for the preliminary finals underway today at the Kone Tigers Oval in Port Moresby.In the Bowl grand final, Muddy Walkers will take on Harbour City Tornados.Walkers defeated SSG Roosters 10-4 while Tornados thrashed  Six-Mile Tigers 8-0 in the preliminary round. In the Plate final, 2CT Rabbitohs are on standby for the grand final against Five-Mile Chiefs.Rabbitohs defeated Bomana One 8-2, while Five-Mile Chiefs had a narrow win against D8 Mosquitoes 1-0 in the preliminary round. The Cup preliminary finals will see Freeway Bumpers take on City Red Blacks and GH Naqia will play Mountain Bulls. The winners of both games will advance to the grand final.last_img read more

Crossfit, the fashion sport enterprise: how much does it cost to mount a ‘field’

first_imgThe great facet of organising a crossfit retailer is that you simply don’t want the newest mannequin machines with exorbitant costs. Neglect treadmills, bicycles or weight machines that may cost 1000’s of euros. For instance, a cage prices about 2,000 euros, and the whole expenditure on weights and ropes is much decrease than that of a typical gymnasium. Nor can a good stereo be wanted for set up.As the portal experiences Ediziones from Europa Press, To give you the option to use the crossfit identify you’ll have to have the official degree 1 crossfit title to which it’s essential to add the fee of an annual price that’s round 2,500 euros, or what’s the similar about 230 euros monthly. You even have to consider the municipal charges that you’ve got to pay to municipalities to have the enterprise license. These costs normally range in accordance to the cities. To all this we should add what you need to spend on advertising to publicize what you are promoting. Including every thing, to launch the enterprise they might have to have saved about 30,000 euros minimal, however this cash can enhance to 60,000.What’s crossfit? The crosfit is predicated on utilizing weights and a few ropes. Throughout coaching, ten bodily capacities are elevated to which specialists give the biggest significance. They’re fairly exhausting workout routines however the outcomes may be seen in a quick time. What makes crossfit particular is that they’re intense and steady bodily workout routines corresponding to weightlifting, athletics or gymnastics, but when one thing issues it is resistance. They could not know it however crossfit was created for the coaching of the army in the US, so you will get an concept of ​​the hardness of the workout routines. In the subway and in the market. For those who dwell in Spain, you’ll hear this phrase in every single place for a few months: it known as crossfit and it is just not but recognized if it has come to keep or is The brand new sports activities bubble. At the second, what is obvious is that it is a supply of cash. In case you are an entrepreneur and have no idea what to put money into, right here is an concept.Take a calculator and begin including, initially you’ve to take into consideration what sort of society you need to kind. If it is a restricted firm, the preliminary capital to be disbursed will likely be 3,000 euros.The most important funding will likely be in renting a place since you can’t select any and it is a mounted expense each month. Take into account that a comparatively massive house is required with a dressing space and a flooring ready for sports activities, the rubber flooring can cost about 4,000 euros. Extra meters, more cash to disburse and if the enterprise is in a massive metropolis, the worth will increase significantly. It isn’t the similar as a place in Madrid than in a smaller metropolis, neither is it the similar to lease in a central neighborhood to lease on the periphery. Let’s say that the lease can vary from 300 to 1000’s of euros. A neighborhood crossfit. Picture: Getty last_img read more

Moussa Wagué, the first discard of Setién

first_imgAnd those 16 players of the first team must add the three of the subsidiary, so Setién only has 19 players to choose from for the first call. That means you will have to discard only one player. All pools point to the Senegalese Moussa Wagué as the first technical discard of the Setién era. And you have to keep in mind that to occupy the right wing you already have two players available: Nelson Semedo and Sergi Roberto.For the young side will not be any news or have substantially changed his situation, since he is the first team player with fewer minutes (180) this season after playing only three games: one in the League and two in the Champions League. His situation is so critical that he has played at this time of season even less than a player like Rafinha (187) who went to Celta in August.In any case, Wagué can breathe with relief because his presence on Wednesday of next week to play in the Cup against Ibiza seems guaranteed. Quique Setién is slowly showing his letters. In training has been reducing the presence of players of the subsidiary until this Friday only with three-the front Ansu Fati and Carles Pérez next to the recovered one for the cause, the midfielder Riqui Puig-. In addition, he has been able to count practically since he came so much with the goalkeeper Ter Stegen as with the medium Arthur Melo, so it is expected that on Sunday they will receive the medical discharge and enter the call.In fact, except for capital surprise or misfortune in the form of an injury, lthe first call of Quique Setién is more or less everything set. Keep in mind that you will only have 16 players from the first team, since at casualties of Dembélé and Luis Suárez, due to injury, we must add the Dutch Frenkie de Jong, by penalty. Bearing in mind that the current workforce is made up of 19 personnel, after the march in the winter market as transfers of Aleñá and Todibo, we found that Setién has a very limited number of players to complete the calls.last_img read more