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Bulldogs Capture Ripley County Boys Crown-Area Basketball Scores (1-7)

first_imgArea Basketball Scores.Saturday  (1-7)Boys Scores.Ripley County Tourney @ South Ripley.Consolation Game.Milan  64     Jac-Cen-Del  30Championship Game.Batesville  64     South Ripley  61Rivertown Classic @ South Dearborn.Consolation Game.South Dearborn  62     Rising Sun  60Championship Game.Lawrenceburg  58     Switz. County  44Shelbyville  80     Greensburg  75South Decatur  77     Medora  47Union County  51     Franklin County  47Connersville  78     Louisville Ballard  67Providence  72     Shawe Memorial  26Girls Scores.Rivertown Classic @ South Dearborn.Consolation Game.South Dearborn  69     Rising Sun  53Championship Game.Lawrenceburg  61     Switz. County  47Rushville  66     East Central  50Oldenburg  65     Seton Catholic  20Trinity Lutheran  49     SW Hanover  36Union County  55     Tri-County North  44last_img read more

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’30th Bulldog Open’ registration open

first_imgBatesville, In. — The 30th Annual Bulldog Open will be held July 27 at the Hillcrest Golf & Country Club. Four-member teams are welcome to register for $400. The cost includes green fees, cart, skins, beverage tickets and lunch from the grill.There are also sponsorship opportunities. For more information please call 812-212-4369.Register online here.last_img

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Cat out of the bag: Syracuse expects trickery, unorthodox playbook from Villanova offense

first_img Comments In its first test of the season, Syracuse is expecting Villanova to turn to its bag of tricks.It’s a trend SU picked up on from watching the Wildcats’film against Boston College last year, and Villanova’s trickery is not something the Orange gets a glimpse of too often.“The Boston College game — they did a lot more formations, a lot more fast tempo, a lot more everything than the rest of their games,”SU defensive coordinator Chuck Bullough said of Syracuse’s Football Championship Subdivision opponent. “Do they consider us like BC or do they consider us like they did the rest of the second half of their season?“We think —we don’t know —that they’re probably going to come out and do some of that stuff.”From the get-go, the Orange may very likely face a curveball as it looks to get started on the right foot in its 2014 campaign. The Wildcats, based on SU’s findings in the film room, utilize a multitude of unbalanced formations — including unorthodox alignments of their offensive linemen —and deceptive play-calling.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textYet the Orange has been up against this strategy once in the recent past. North Carolina State used an identical formation last year, SU linebacker Cameron Lynch said, so Syracuse may not have much of a reason to worry when it hosts Villanova in the Carrier Dome for the season opener on Friday at 7:30 p.m.“Excellent FCS opponent — probably the best FCS opponent to come in here in a long time,”Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer said.The Orange may only defend 10–15 plays with unbalanced formations by the end of the year, Shafer said. SU expects Villanova to be the first to start the trend.In some of the Wildcats’formations they line up a tackle on the opposite side and place the tight end right next to a guard.Villanova’s offense also has a tendency, Shafer said, of running zone reads that react off a defensive tackle rather than a defensive end. As opposed to letting a more athletic end into the backfield, the Wildcats often free up a bigger, usually slower, lineman and the Wildcats’quarterback will react to him instead.The Wildcats then whip out the jet sweeps and fake jet sweeps, reverses and fake reverses, guard pulls and whatever else they think might throw their opponent off. Add a fast tempo to the mix, and Shafer said it can be taxing to a defense.“The big thing is if we get something that’s whacky that we’ve never seen before, we try to cover it down and play sound defense,”Shafer said. “If they get one on us, we’ve got to brush it off and go to the next play.”The Orange has had all of training camp to prepare for Villanova, a timeframe Bullough called a “blessing”compared to only having a mid-season week to strategize for such schemes.Last October, N.C. State used the same unbalanced formation against the Orange, Lynch said, but SU was prepared for it, giving the setup little bearing on the outcome of the game. Syracuse held NCSU to 10 points and 129 yards on the ground.Villanova’s attempt to sneak past Boston College with trickery and a quick tempo in its season opener last year didn’t pan out either. The Wildcats led 14-7 at halftime before losing 24-14. Still, Lynch knows from experience not to take Division I-AA programs lightly, after needing a second-half bounce-back to defeat Stony Brook at home in 2012.But he’s just looking forward to finally hitting somebody not in Orange.“We’ll be on our P’s and Q’s, do our assignments,”Lynch said. “We’ll watch our pull keys and don’t worry about the window dressing that they have going on.“It’s going to be a good one and I can’t wait.”Related contentDaily Orange beat writers Jesse Dougherty and Jacob Klinger preview the Villanova-Syracuse opener in the first ‘On the beat’ of the season. Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Published on August 28, 2014 at 12:15 am Contact Phil: pmdabbra@syr.edu | @PhilDAbblast_img read more

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Ursuline come out on top in battle of Thurles schools

first_imgThey beat Presentation Secondary Thurles 0-6 to 0-5 to claim the provincial title.The keenly contested final was played in Templetuohy.last_img

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Ghana Table Tennis President hopeful of a successful Top8 championship

first_imgPresident of the Ghana Table Tennis Federation Mawuko Afadzinu is expecting a tough battle among finalists in this year’s National Top eight (8) event in Accra on Saturday 23rd January 2016. Eight players from the male and female category have booked their place in the final round of the championship which will be held at the Accra stadium.The annual championship which should have taken place late last year seeks to bring the top notch Tennis players across the country to compete to determine the best in each category.“This is the top 8, our biggest event in the year, this is where all the top tennis players come together to compete and it is the only table tennis championship here that comes with an appearance fee,” said Mr Afadzinu“This year we expect a good championship taking into consideration what happened the previous year, we do this to make our sport very attractive and mind you we have other programmes lined up this year.“We are looking at a Coperate table tennis league and also the inter-schools table tennis competitions. “Just as we want to develop the sport here we also look at winning medals at major international events.Table Tennis just like the other federations is faced with the problem of funding. The Federation has had to sponsor some of their own programmes.“Funding has been our major problem and I will like to use this opportunity to appeal to our friends in the coperate world to come and support this noble sport.”–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more

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Sports Minister orders NSA to stop forcing Secretary Generals on associations

first_imgThe Minister of Youth and Sports Isaac Asiamah has directed the National Sports Authority (NSA), to desist from forcing sports associations/federations to appoint representatives of the NSA on the various associations as their General Secretaries, Joy Sports can reveal.In a meeting with the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) hierarchy, the NSA, Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) and other many other association heads on Wednesday evening, Mr Asiamah told the NSA their members should be decoupled from the umbrella body of associations in the country. This move was necessitated following appeals from the Olympics Committee headed by Ben Nunoo Mensah to the Minister to have the sporting bodies decide on what is best for their administration, Joy  Sports sources revealed.On December 20, 2019, Director General of the NSA, Professor Peter Twumasi said it was illegitimate for executives of federations to ‘remove officers of the Authority who have been assigned as Secretary Generals.’Prof Twumasi in the letter noted that various federations/associations are enjoined to follow the dictates of the NSA and as such, they have the power to regulate their operations.Mr Asiamah in response to the letter at the meeting said it is not mandatory for staff of the NSA to serve as Secretary Generals of associations as it is a violation of their constitutions and best international practice and ordered that the letter to the federations be withdrawn. He also asked the NSA to discontinue their investigations of Secretary General of the GAA, Bawah Fuseini, who was scheduled to make a second appearance before the NSA inquest team next week Tuesday. Asiamah noted that Fuseini was only performing his constitutional duties. The Member of Parliament of Atwima Mponua constituency advised the NSA to devise strategies of working cordially with associations, rather than forcing them to kowtow to their whims and caprices.The Minister also ordered that the NSA write to the GAA to sanction the upcoming cross country athletics championship scheduled for February 22, 2020. According to him, the GAA is the mother body of athletics in the country and every athletics event in the country should be approved by them.—last_img read more

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Angels 2019 spring training preview: Who’s here, who’s gone?

first_imgIF Tommy La Stella, trade, from CubsC Jonathan Lucroy, free agent, from A’sLHP Dillon Peters, trade, from MarlinsC Kevan Smith, waivers, from White SoxWHO’S OUT …LHP José Álvarez, traded to PhilliesC Francisco Arcia, designated for assignment, signed with CubsRHP Parker Bridwell, waivers, A’sIF Kaleb Cowart, waivers, TigersIF José Fernández, designated for assignment, signed with Doosan Bears in South KoreaIF Jefry Marte, designated for assignment, signed with Hanshin Tigers in JapanRHP Blake Parker, non-tendered, signed with TwinsRHP Garrett Richards, free agent, PadresRHP Matt Shoemaker, non-tendered, signed with Blue JaysOF Chris Young, free agent, unsignedOF Eric Young Jr., free agent, unsignedNON-ROSTER INVITEESRHP Griffin CanningRHP Jose SuarezRHP Miguel AlmonteRHP Alex MeyerRHP Matt RamseyRHP Jeremy RhoadesC Dustin GarneauC Jack KrugerC Julian LeonC Keinner PinaC Roberto PeñaIF Wilfredo TomarIF Jahmai JonesIF Matt ThaissOF Jo AdellOF Peter BourjosOF Brennan LundOF Jarrett ParkerOF Cesar PuelloOF Brandon Marsh1B/OF/LHP Jared WalshRelated Articles As the Angels arrive for spring training, here’s a reminder of what roster changes have taken place …WHO’S IN …RHP Cody Allen, free agent, from Indians1B Justin Bour, free agent, from PhilliesOF Peter Bourjos, minor league free agent, from Braves Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error RHP Trevor Cahill, free agent, from A’sRHP John Curtiss, trade, from TwinsRHP Luis Garcia, trade, from PhilliesRHP Matt Harvey, free agent, from RedsRHP Daniel Hudson, minor league free agent, from Dodgers Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield Angels’ poor pitching spoils an Albert Pujols milestone Angels’ Mike Trout working on his defense, thanks to Twitter Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros last_img read more

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Theressa Elaine Biles, 72, Wellington: April 4, 1943 – Oct. 25, 2015

first_imgTheressa Elaine Biles, age 72, of Wellington, KS died Sunday afternoon, October 25, 2015 at the Attica Long Term Care facility in Attica, KS.  Through the years she had worked in the marketing division for Cessna Aircraft.Theressa “Tess” Elaine (Snider) Biles was born on April 4, 1943 in Blackwell, OK to Duane R. Snider and W. Arlene (Kohler) Snider.  She was raised in Mayfield, KS but lived most of her adult life in Argonia, KS.  She was a graduate of Wellington High School.She married Larry Davis Biles on June 10, 1961 in Berkeley, CA.She was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Marcia Snider.Survivors include her two children, Kent Biles of Wellington and Christy Boucher of Argonia; four grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.Graveside Services will be held at the Osborne Cemetery in Mayfield, KS on Friday, October 30, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.  Chaplain Don Cross will officiate.There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place.Frank Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.To leave condolences or sign our guest book, please visit our website at www.frankfuneralhome.netlast_img read more

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Kings hope to play big as they seek Finals slot

first_imgCarpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Mos Burger to open in Manila; teases with a pop-up Barangay Ginebra is expected to play big—literally—as the Gin Kings try to negate the quickness of TNT KaTropa when they seek a Finals slot in the PBA Governors’ Cup Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson View comments Filipinos seek strong Powerman stint In ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ Comedy and Drama Collide How to help the Taal evacuees DAY6 is for everybody MOST READ Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene “We have four bigs who are very agile,” said Ginebra guard LA Tenorio after the Kings snatched a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five semifinal series with a 106-103 win Friday.“That’s our strength and we have to take advantage of that,” added Tenorio.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogThe Kings hope that strategy closes out the Texters Sunday and arrange a rematch for the crown against Meralco, which badly wants to rebound from losing the Finals last year.Allen Durham, Jared Dillinger, Baser Amer, Ranidel De Ocampo and the Bolts swept the Star Hotshots in the other semifinal pairing. Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Starring Glen Rice Jr. and speedy guard Jason Castro, the Ka Tropa nearly toppled the Kings in Game 3 if not for a couple of miscues and Joe Devance’s heroics down the stretch.“We tried to pound it inside and they used their quickness to blow by our big guys,” said Ginebra coach Tim Cone. “Again, we played our style and they played their style. I’m sure it’s going to be the same in Game 4.”Seven-footer Greg Slaughter and 6-foot-9 Japeth Aguilar form Ginebra’s formidable frontline quartet together with the 6-foot-7 De Vance and 6-foot-5 import Justin Brownlee.Rice attempted in vain to neutralize the Gin Kings’ imposing ceiling by scoring 44 points last time out built on sheer quickness and athleticism.On the defensive end, the Texters have to bring out the best from Kelly Williams, Troy Rosario and Anthony Semerad to contain Ginebra’s bigs.ADVERTISEMENT Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more

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Comeback falls short for ‘sluggish’ Meralco Bolts in Game 2 loss

first_imgLATEST STORIES Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Majority of Calgary voters say ‘no thanks’ to 2026 Olympics Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? “We got off to a very sluggish start today. We looked a little bit tired in the beginning and they jumped on us immediately. They were energized tonight,” Black told reporters after the Aces leveled the series following a 100-95 win at Mall of Asia Arena.The Bolts, whose seven game-winning streak was snapped, were a step slow especially in the third quarter where the Aces extended their lead to 20, 66-46, midway through the period.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissDespite the defeat, Black still commended his players for their resiliency as they nearly stole the game in the end.A 3-pointer by Chris Newsome pulled the Bolts within one, 96-95, with 14.5 seconds remaining. Baser Amer had the chance to tie the game but missed a deep 3-pointer before Alaska guard Simon Enciso iced the game with a couple of free throws with only 2.9 ticks to go. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title “I think the only time we got our legs under us was in the fourth quarter. WE started playing a little bit better, our outside shots started to fall and our defense started to click a little bit, but it was just a little bit too late,” Black said.“That’s the part I’m happiest about. The players did not give up. They could’ve when we were down by 20. They didn’t give up, they kept fighting and gave themselves a chance to win the basketball game. Maybe a few breaks down the stretch might have helped us a little but I’m happy with the effort in the second half.”Game 3 is on Thursday night at Cuneta Astrodome with Black hoping Meralco will be able to at least match Alaska’s energy.“My thoughts right now is that I just wanna find a way to give my players a little bit of rest so they can comeback and be energized and have their legs. They didn’t have their legs tonight,” he said.“I think tonight AD (Durham) had nine rebounds which was way below his average so I just have to find a way to keep him fresh so that when we play them in the next game in Game 3 he’ll have a little bit more energy and we play our regular game. whether it’s close down the stretch.”ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Meralco head coach Norman Black thinks the Bolts shot themselves in the foot after coming out slow in a loss to Alaska in Game 2 of their 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup semifinals series on Tuesday.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

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