Michigan State women upset No. 19 Rutgers 60-50

first_imgEAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Aerial Powers scored 18 points and matched a career-high with 18 rebounds for her 20th double-double of the season to help Michigan State upset cold-shooting No. 19 Rutgers 60-50 Sunday.Powers has now scored 600 points this season, breaking the school’s single-season scoring record.Rutgers (20-7, 11-5 Big Ten) falls into a three-way tie with Minnesota and Ohio State for third place in the conference. Michigan State (13-14, 5-11) is now 2-7 against ranked opponents this season.Rutgers shot 20 of 64 from the floor (31 percent). Tyler Scaife, who averages 43 percent shooting per game, was held to just two points on 1-of-14 shooting.Tori Jankoska finished with 21 points for the Spartans, who led 27-20 at the break, and had its largest lead, 52-38 with 3:41 left.Scarlet Knights’ center Rachel Hollivay left the game with 3:41 remaining after injuring her left knee.last_img read more

2016, 2017 high school state wrestling tournaments to be at the CenturyLink Center

first_imgThe 2016 and 2017 Louisiana High School Athletic Association state wrestling tournaments will be held at the CenturyLink Center.The LHSAA’s Executive Committee voted 13-5-2 to accept a bid presented by the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission and the CenturyLink Center on Wednesday in Baton Rouge.Airline will be the host school. Principal Jason Rowland was among those making the presentation.The Sports Commission won over Kenner’s Ponchartrain Center, the tournament’s traditional home, and the River Center in Baton Rouge.The tournament was held at the CenturyLink Center in 2011 and it attracted a then-record attendance of approximately 12,000 over two days. One of the advantages of the CenturyLink is its size. The venue has a capacity of about 14,000 and will seat about 10,200 for the wrestling tournaments. The Ponchartrain Center seats about 3,100.The argument for keeping the tournament in South Louisiana is that the vast majority of schools with wrestling programs are in that part of the state. According to media reports and Twitter posts, Rowland said having the tournament in Bossier City in 2011 has helped grow the sport in Northwest Louisiana.Four Bossier Parish wrestlers won state championships at the 2015 tournament. Parkway and Benton have traditionally finished high in Division II. The Panthers were fourth this year. Bossier has also had success in Division III.Airline, which won the Bossier Parish and Northwest Louisiana Regional titles, finished eighth in Division I this year.— Staff Reports Top Expat InsuranceExpat Living in Hong Kong without Health Insurance?Top Expat Insurance|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Secret Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unblock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoCelebsland.com9 Celebrity Before-And-After Plastic Surgery DisastersCelebsland.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPerfect-Dating.comAre You Ready to Meet Cool Guys in Tung Chung?Perfect-Dating.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Trick Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unlock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoAspireAbove.comRemember Abby from NCIS? Take A Deep Breath Before You See How She Looks NowAspireAbove.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndolast_img read more

PNG Games will go ahead as planned: OC Vice Chairman

first_imgBy KEVIN TEME Southern Highland Province will still host the biannual 2020 PNG Games. Brushing aside media reports, Deputy Chairman of the Host Organising Committee (HOC) Joe Boino said there were some misreporting about the PNG games to be moved forward to 2021 which was not true. “The eighth (8th) PNG Games to be hosted in Southern Highlands Province will go as planned,” Boino said. Boino said the PNG Games Council is the only authority to change dates and venues of this biannual event but the big thing was that the games will still be held in Southern Highland Province. “So the only authority to change the dates of when it can happen is the PNG Games Council. The big thing is that the games will be held here in SHP,” Boino said. Boino said, “As far as the Games’ council is concerned as per our charter and the games cycle, the games are schedule for 2020 and 2022 will be the next PNG Games.” “SHP has bided for it and has won the right to host the 2020 PNG Games therefore until the PNG Games council gets to Southern Highlands and meets and the HOC to update the council its activities, there and then the PNG Games council can convene whether to defer or go for set date which is this year. But at this stage the game is per schedule for 2020,” Boino who is also the deputy chairman of the Games Organising Council said. It is believed the PNG Games council should have met last year to decide the fate of hosting the games in SHP however it was moved back to this year. “The council will convene sometimes next year. We supposed to convene last year (2019) but didn’t as time catch up with us,” Boino said. Boino said the council will then decide after the HOC presents to the Games Council and see the possibilities, the time frame and other criteria, issues that we look at to scale down and equipped with the right advice then we will advise. “But until then, the game is schedule to go ahead in November this year (2020) until the council convenes a meeting and sees otherwise,” the Deputy Chairman of HOC said. Boino when questioned about the work not been completed yet and a possibility of postponing the game further to 2021 said, “ If there’s a will, there is a way and there’s hope that SHP will still host the 2020 PNG Games.” “I’ve been up here since November 2018 and things are not happening as fast as we would like but there is a positive indication and I think the biggest setback is the funding,” Boino said. Boino said, “HOC is crippled with funding and it’s a national issue right across the country. HOC has the will and the heart to deliver the games but they have been crippled by funding because it’s nationwide problem that everyone’s facing.” “SHP is affected by that, the provincial administration is affected by that and it triples down to the HOC so it is slow but as I said, they are positive indication and people behind the scene are working tirelessly to meet up with the requirements,” Boino said. “At this stage, I have confident to say on behalf of the HOC that it will happen in 2020 (this year) and if it doesn’t happen, there’s possibility of postponing to 2021 but that will all depends on the Games council when they (OC) convene a meeting and a decision will be made soon,” Boino said. Meanwhile NCD Governor Powes Parkop has thrown all his support behind for SHP to host the 2020 PNG Games. The City governor said, NCD will bring all its athletes to attend the 8th PNG Games in SHP and they are looking forward to it. “Well to tell you all, I am not prepared to host any more international or national events in NCD because I want to concentrate on developing all our suburbs in Port Moresby. They’ve already started the work so give them this opportunity to host the games in SHP,” Parkop said. “Given all the support we are getting, it will still be here in SHP and as a deputy chairman of the council, my personal view is that the 8th PNG Games will still be happening here in SHP,” Boino said.last_img read more

Cathedral Boys Soccer Coach Alex Hess [PODCAST]

first_img 1080p HD St. Cloud Sports Year In ReviewPHOTO: Dave OverlundSartell FootballSartell topped Alexandria in the snow to snap a skid. PHOTO: Joel BaumgartenRocori FootballThe Rocori Football team took home the section 8AAAA championship in snowy Alexandria. PHOTO: Sarah MuellerRocori FootballRocori fans braved the cold to cheer on the Spartans at the State Tourney.PHOTO: Sarah Mueller, WJONRocori FootballRocori Fans at US Bank Stadium for the state semis.PHOTO: Sarah MuellerRocori FootballROCORI QB Jack Steil calls the signals for the Spartans at the State Tourney .PHOTO: Dave OverlundCathedral Hockey 2019Cathedral clobbered Greenway in a state tourney rematch .PHOTO: Dave Overlund, WJONCathedral HockeyCathedral takes 6A Title.PHOTO: Dave Overlund Cathedral HockeyJack Smith warms up before Cathedral’s semifinal game against Hermantown.PHOTO: Dave Overlund (AM 1390 Granite City Sports)Apollo vs Sauk Rapids-RiceApollo girls hoops takes on the Storm in Sauk Rapids.PHOTO: Dave OverlundSartell Youth Hockey WildThe MInnesota Wild came to Sartell for their Youth Hockey Spotlight. PHOTO: Dave Overlund, WJONMike Modano SartellMike Modano behind the Sabres’ bench.PHOTO: Kelly McCarneySartell-St.-Stephen-Dance-Team-2-Courtesy-Kelly-McCarneySartell Dance at State. PHOTO: Roger MischkeSauk Rapids WrestlingSauk Rapids-Rice wrestler Andrew Wollak won his 100th match. PHOTO: Dave OverlundApollo BasketballThe Apollo boys basketball team celebrates their section title.PHOTO: Dave Overlund Apollo BasketballApollo captures section title. 720p HD The Cathedral boys soccer team is off to a 3-0 start to the season after wins over Zimmerman, Little Falls and Melrose. The Crusaders will take on Minnewaska Area on Tuesday night at Whitney Park.Crusaders coach Alex Hess joined WJON’s “Hang Up and Listen” Monday to discuss his team’s start to the season, the COVID-19 protocols in place this season, his team’s success in the Granite Ridge Conference and more.”Hang Up and Listen” airs  Monday through Friday from 1-2 p.m. on WJON. 360p About Connatix V56490center_img About Connatix V56490 Auto (360p) Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Skip 1/1last_img read more

Do you like luxury, a balanced diet and recognition? Then…

first_imgAs if the time was not so complicated enough, Czech football caught up with another big problem. Lack of referees at all levels. Almost three thousand are missing. That is why the Football Association of the Czech Republic (FACR) has decided to launch the I Want to Whistle! Its goal is to reach sports-based enthusiasts who have football in their hearts and want to help him in his new role. A funny video that you can watch also helps.last_img

Man United midfielder says he wouldn’t sign for another PL side…

first_imgManchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira has spoken to the Brazilian media once again this week. This time, he’s been interviewed by Globo Esporte’s podcast GE Santos. As the name suggests, this is a show made for fans of Santos.Andreas has always claimed it’s his wish to play for the Brazilian side in the future, and this time, he’s spent a little longer speaking of his love for them.It started with reporters asking him about his plans following his time at Manchester United. The midfielder started saying there are few other clubs he’d like to play for, none of them in England.“For now, I only dream of playing here. But of course, as a player, you would always like to play for another big club,” Andreas Pereira told Globo Esporte.“I really like Barcelona and Real Madrid, they are top teams too. Bayern Munich. But at the moment I’m focused here at Manchester United. They provided everything for me since I was 16. So, I’d play here my whole life until I won everything here, then I’d go to Santos. So from here to play for another team in England, I think it’s difficult. I don’t think I’d do it. Not in England.”Embed from Getty ImagesQuizzed if his move to Santos is something certain for the future, Andreas says he doesn’t want to wait a long time to fulfil his dream.“For me, it’s certain already. I want to end my career at Santos, but I’m not thinking as many say, that I want to play for Santos when I’m old. No. I want to go to Santos to win. Win the Paulistão and everything possible. I’m not going there to retire and steal money. I’m going to play well and people say: ‘remember Andreas at Santos?’“My entire family is Santista. Whenever we’re watching a Santos game, there’s a family group that keeps talking. There’s criticism too, right? (laughs). Since I was little, I grew up watching this. I was becoming a player and always dreamed of playing for Santos, but I went to Manchester, I grew up, then everyone said: ‘why won’t you play for our Santos?’. I want to go, but now I can’t. I want to do my football in Europe and then I go.”Finally, asked about what would happen if Manchester United face Santos in the Club World Cup one day, Andreas Pereira says that would be a tough situation for him.“Then it’d be complicated. No, but, if I had this situation… of course I will enter the game to win the game for Manchester United. But I would prefer that I didn’t even face Santos in the final. I was going to cheer for Santos, but I would be on Manchester United’s team playing. But on the other hand, I wouldn’t lose. I could only win. If Santos wins, if we win too.”by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksTrending TodayForge of Empires – Free Online GameIf You Like to Play, this City-Building Game is a Must-Have. No Install.Forge of Empires – Free Online GameUndo聽多多 Hearmore.asia1969年前出生的香港居民現可免費試戴頂尖的歐洲助聽器聽多多 Hearmore.asiaUndoHero WarsGetting this Treasure is impossible! Prove us wrong!Hero WarsUndo熱門話題小心會長過頭…網友推爆:「真的長得超誇張!」熱門話題UndoStanChart by CNBC CatalystDigitization in Banks Is No Longer About Efficiency, but Business Resilience. Don’t Get Left Behind.StanChart by CNBC CatalystUndoCNN with DBS BankWhat Banks Did To Help Corporations Mitigate Future CrisesCNN with DBS BankUndoKeto减肥1個簡單的妙招一夜「融化」腹部贅肉(今晚試試)Keto减肥UndoTemenos by CNBC CatalystIs a Digital Revolution Crucial for Banks to Stay Ahead in a Post-Pandemic World?Temenos by CNBC CatalystUndoSmart Tech TrendOver 55? You Have to Try Those Revolutionary Glasses!Smart Tech TrendUndolast_img read more

130 crore people in despair; Modi to Dhoni; Letter…

first_imgPrime Minister Narendra Modi has written a letter to former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni announcing his unexpected retirement from international cricket. In his letter, Modi said that 130 crore people in the country were disappointed with Dhoni’s retirement announcement. The PM’s letter comes amid rumors that Dhoni, who has retired from cricket, may enter politics through the BJP. Former Pakistan captain Shuaib Akhtar has suggested that Prime Minister Narendra Modi withdraw his retirement decision and ask Dhoni to play in next year’s Twenty20 World Cup in India.Full text of the letter: Dear Mahendra, On August 15, a short video that you shared in a default style was discussed all over the country. 130 crore Indians were disappointed after watching that video. At the same time, they will remember with gratitude the great service you have rendered to this country over the past decade and a half.One way to look at your career is through a mirror of numbers. You are one of the best cricket captains the country has ever seen. Captain who led the country to the top of the world. Not only is he one of the best batsmen and captains the world has ever seen, but history will surely mark you as the best wicket-keeper.You were the most trusted player in the most challenging stages. Your ability to finish matches was incredible. Especially your style that led the team to victory in the 2011 World Cup final is sure to be remembered for generations.However, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is not the only name the world should remember for his career achievements or the number of matches he has won. It would be unfair to limit yourself to just being an athlete. Judging by the impact you have made on the world, it has to be called legendary.It’s amazing that your growth, which started easily in a small town, later rose to the national level and to the level that the whole country is proud of. Your rise and the discipline you have displayed there has inspired millions of young people in the country. You are definitely an inspiration to talented young people who do not have the opportunity to study in the best schools and colleges and do not have a rich family background.I think you are one of the most important signs of a new India that determines the growth of one’s own ability and work without family roots and name.last_img read more

Tipp stage brave second half comeback to level with Cork

first_imgCork weathered the storm to go three points clear in the closing minutes, but Tipperary staged another comeback to leave Semple Stadium with a share of the spoils.2-20 to 1-23 the final score in Thurles.Speaking to Tipp FM Sport after the game Tipp boss Michael Ryan said it was a performance they needed to produce Tipperary have staged a monumental comeback to earn a draw in their Munster Senior Hurling Championship clash against Cork.Trailing by 1-15 to 1-6 at half time, Michael Ryan’s men rallied in the second half to put the Rebels against the ropes.A goal from Noel McGrath in the second half was part of the catalyst as The Premier drew level with 10 minutes remaining.last_img read more

FA Cup Heartbreak For Ndidi, Iheanacho

first_imgSuper Eagles duo Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho have been knocked out of the FA Cup at the quarterfinals stage after Leicester fell 1-0 to Chelsea at the King Power Stadium on Sunday.Chelsea progress to the semifinals joining Manchester United who beat Norwich on Saturday and Arsenal who needed a Dani Ceballos 91st-minute winner to beat Sheffield United in Sunday’s early kickoff.While Ndidi was on for the entirety of the encounter, Iheanacho failed to see a minute of action as Chelsea substitute Ross Barkley’s 63rd-minute strike booked a Wembley date for the Blues.Leicester’s loss means the Foxes are yet to win a game since the restart and their previously impressive campaign is in danger of petering out.With the subtext to the encounter being the battle for a third place in the league with Leicester a point above Chelsea on the log, the victory will boost the Blues’ confidence of finishing above the Foxes.Relatedlast_img read more

‘Nearly universal approval’ for Iowa’s 39-year-old ‘Bottle Bill’

first_imgAnn Selzer talks about the bottle bill survey.Supporters of Iowa’s “bottle bill” are pointing to new survey data indicating 88 percent of Iowa voters consider the deposit and redemption system for beer and pop containers is “good for the state.”“That’s nearly universal approval there,” says J. Ann Selzer, the pollster who directed the survey.Last month, the grocery industry scored a small victory when a committee in the Iowa House narrowly embraced legislation that would repeal the “Bottle Bill.” Selzer says there’s greater support for putting the nickel depositt on more beverage containers.“You’ll see that most commonly people see it.as needing to be expanded. By a two-to-one margin, 40 percent say, ‘Expand it,’ versus 20 percent who say, ‘Repeal it,’” Selzer says. “That’s a sign of the popularity of the bill.”Selzer’s survey found 62 percent of Iowa voters either return their empties and redeem the deposit, or give the empties to someone else who collects the deposit money. Troy Willard owns and operates the “Can Shed” in Cedar Rapids, which handles and sorts more than 100 million beverage containers every year.“I’m not surprised by the results of the poll. Our customers that come in every day tell us about it and, you know, they fear this might be repealed and what the consequences of that might be,” Willard says. “My hope is as we discuss the benefits and the popularity of the bill, we realize the potential to make it better.”Eighteen percent of those surveyed said they put their empty beverage containers in a recycling bin. Representative Andy McKean, a Republican from Anamosa, is hoping to expand the “Bottle Bill” to apply the nickel deposit fee to more containers — and come up with a broader system so Iowans may easily find a place to redeem and recycle their empties.“It would be my hope that this could spur economic development, could result in more profitable redemption centers,” McKean says, “and also take the burder off of our grocery stores that have been handling these cans and bottles these many years.”AUDIODownload of news conference announcing poll results, 17:00Lawmakers and lobbyists who are seeking repeal of the “Bottle Bill” say it is likely legislative leaders will appoint a group of industry experts and legislators to study the issue this summer.Share this:FacebookTwitterlast_img read more