Southeastern Survives Extra-Inning Elimination Game, Walk-Off Sam Houston 7-6

first_imgThe Lions cut the Bearkat lead in half with just their second hit of the day coming with two outs in the sixth inning. First baseman Rebecca Skains doubled to right-center to score shortstop Jaquelyn Ramon and second baseman Mahalia Gibson. Skains crossed the plate with designated player Mattie Ort’s single to left field. LAKE CHARLES, La. – In the second extra innings, walk-off ending of the day, No. 4 Southeastern Louisiana sees another game at the 2018 Southland Conference Softball Tournament at Joe Miller Field in Lake Charles, La. It took nine innings to declare a winner, but SLU defeated No. 8-seeded Sam Houston State 7-6 on Thursday. Southeastern will now play No. 1 Nicholls for a shot at the tournament championship tomorrow against No. 3 McNeese at noon on ESPNU. The Lions put the game away with third baseman Madison Watson’s triple down the right-field line to score rightfielder Ali McCoy in the ninth inning. It was the only lead of the game for Southeastern after Sam Houston State held it since the fourth inning.SB: What a game! @SLULionSoftball does it. The Lions eliminate Sam Houston State and move on to play Nicholls in approx. 30 minutes. #SouthlandStrong pic.twitter.com/En0DXkF1Gh— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) May 10, 2018 The Bearkats added a fifth run in the seventh inning off first baseman Codi Carpenter’s single to right field to score Thompson, but the two-run lead did not last long. Southeastern tied things up at 5-5 in the bottom of the seventh with no outs as catcher Ella Manzer notched her second home run of the tournament, banging the scoreboard in left field. With the bases loaded in the top of the fourth, Sam Houston State took advantage of an unusual infield fly that scored centerfielder Megan McDonald for the 1-0 lead. Third baseman Katie Andrie almost made it 4-0 by the end of the frame with a blast to leftfield but the Lions’ Kinsey Nichols leaped high to rob the senior from her third homer of the season.SB: And it’s 4-0 Sam Houston State!Wait.. nope. Nevermind. @SLULionSoftball’s left fielder Kinsey Nichols makes the incredible play at the wall to keep it 1-0 in the fourth! #SouthlandStrong pic.twitter.com/KzGqLKel7m— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) May 10, 2018center_img Bearkats’ shortstop Tiffany Thompson hammered her eighth home run of the season with a solo shot to left-centerfield in the fifth inning. Sam Houston added a pair in the sixth inning with catcher Megan Crosby’s double down the leftfield line followed by a groundout to second from Andrie that scored designated player Bailey White.SB: Okay, now that one is forsure out of here! @BearkatsSB ahead 2-0 heading into the bottom of the fifth after this one from Tiffany Thompson. #SouthlandStrongWatch via https://t.co/FDWfnDejSt or Southland Conference apps. #EatEmUpKats #LionUp pic.twitter.com/vExkFLPq7N— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) May 10, 2018 Tournament Central | Box Score | Highlights | Replay Gibson was not ready for the Lions season to end as she homered to left-centerfield to even the score at 7-7 before Watson claimed the win for Southeastern in the eighth.SB: Hold up wait a minute, y’all thought we were finished?@SLULionSoftball ties it up again! This time Mahalia Gibson goes yard to make it 6-6 in the eighth. #SouthlandStrongWatch via https://t.co/FDWfnDejSt or Southland Conference apps. #EatEmUpKats #LionUp pic.twitter.com/ZQPubirb66— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) May 10, 2018 Crosby scored unearned in the top of the eighth as leftfielder Samantha Belongia reached on a fielder’s choice. The Bearkats had runners in the corner before Belongia stole second to put two in scoring position, but Southeastern avoided further damage, tagging one out, striking out Thompson and getting second baseman Brooke Malia to ground out to the third baseman.last_img read more

Sam Houston’s Jackson, Abilene Christian’s Chambers, Lamar’s Abrom Garner Weekly Honors

first_imgFRISCO, Texas – Sam Houston State’s Kyran Jackson is the Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Week, Abilene Christian’s Jeremiah Chambers is the Defensive Player of the Week, while Lamar’s Caleb Abron is the Special Teams Player of the Week. The league made the announcement Monday. All weekly awards are presented by MidSouth Bank. Jackson is the first Bearkat in history to have both 100 yards rushing and 100 yards receiving in a single game and is the first Southland player to do so since McNeese’s Toddrick Pendland accomplished the feat in the Cowboys’ road upset of Appalachian State in 2009. Jackson is one of just two players in the FCS to achieve the 100/100 feat this season, joined by Robert Morris’ Terrence Stephens Jr. who also did so this past weeked against Duquesne. The Wildcats’ win was their first over a Top-25 team since a 37-35 win over then-No. 25 Stephen F. Austin in 2014. Defensive Players of the Week: Jeremiah Chambers, Abilene Christian – Jr. – Linebacker – Austin, TexasChambers posted his fourth double-digit tackle total of the season as he finished with 14 tackles (8 solo) in the Wildcats’ win over 11th-ranked Nicholls. The Fort Worth product’s 28-yard touchdown run in the third quarter gave the Bearkats the lead for good. He also had a 56-yard catch in the fourth quarter, marking the longest play from scrimmage for the Kats this year. Honorable Mention: Darrel Colbert, Lamar; Darren Johnson, Southeastern Louisiana Honorable Mention: Matt Cummins, Central Arkansas; Storm Ruiz, Stephen F. Austin; Devonte Williams, Southeastern Louisiana 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. The junior linebacker’s efforts helped hold the Colonels’ offense — ranked third in the league entering the game — to 388 yards, 12 points and just one touchdown.center_img Offensive Player of the Week: Kyran Jackson, Sam Houston State – So. – Running Back – Fort Worth, TexasJackson became the first Southland Conference player since 2009 to rush for more than 100 yards and have at least 100 yards receiving in the same game. The sophomore ran 23 times for 152 yards and a score, while also hauling in four passes for 116 yards, totaling 268 all-purpose yards. The Bearkats (4-2, 3-1 SLC) posted a 42-28 at Northwestern State on Oct. 13 to remain in the thick of the Southland championship race. Sam Houston stays on the road this weekend with a Saturday afternoon date at Lamar. The Wildcats (3-4, 2-3 SLC) pulled off the 44-34 upset victory over No. 11 Nicholls. ACU will travel to Southeastern Louisiana for a Saturday matchup. Meanwhile, Lamar (2-4, 1-3 SLC) handed Incarnate Word its first conference loss, 27-21, by way of a blocked field goal that was returned for a touchdown to claim the home win. Honorable Mention: Derick Roberson, Sam Houston; Chris Terrell, Central Arkansas Special Teams Player of the Week: Caleb Abrom, Lamar – Jr. – Defensive Back – DeSoto, TexasWith the game knotted at 21 with 12 seconds remaining, Incarnate Word lined up for the game-winning field goal. After calling three consecutive timeouts, Lamar blocked the kick which was scooped up by Abrom and returned 66 yards for the game-deciding touchdown. The 27-21 decisions was the Cardinals first Southland victory of the season and handed UIW its first conference loss of the year. The return helped end LU’s four-game skid. Chambers keyed a defense that pitched a second-half shutout and came up with two fourth-down stops late in the final quarter that kept the Colonels from cutting into ACU’s lead.last_img read more

UNO’s Corcoran, Pokorna Named Southland Beach Volleyball Pair of the Week

first_imgThe Privateers (5-1) are set to host the New Orleans Invitational on Friday and Saturday, beginning with a 9 a.m. CT first serve against Texas A&M-Kingsville on Friday. UNO will face conference foes Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and Nicholls at 3 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday, respectively, and close out the weekend against Tulane at 4 p.m. Saturday. Honorable Mention: Breanna Box/Lindsey Toney, Abilene Christian; Bailey Lyons/Devon Bright, Nicholls. The twosome went 3-1 at the FIU Invitational in South Beach, helping the Privateers to the same mark over the weekend. After dropping a Friday morning matchup with No. 14 FIU 5-0, UNO won three-straight matches over San Diego City College (3-0), Missouri State (3-2) and Florida Memorial (5-0) to close out the weekend slate. With the Privateers knotted at 2-2 against Missouri State, the duo bounced back from an opening-set defeat, claiming the final two sets 21-16 and 15-8 to seal the team win. Pair of the Week – Veronica Corcoran – Senior – Closter, N.J. / Lucie Pokorna – Freshman – Kladno, Czech RepublicCorcoran and Pokorna improved to 5-1 on the year with three-consecutive victories at the top flight after dropping their opening match to No. 14 FIU, despite pushing their opponents to three sets (21-16, 18-21, 8-15). Corcoran and Pokorna won in straight sets against their San Diego City (21-11, 21-14) and Florida Memorial (21-15, 21-15) foes. 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. FRISCO, Texas – New Orleans’ Veronica Cororan and Lucie Pokorna are the Southland Conference Beach Volleyball Pair of the Week, the league announced Wednesday.last_img read more

Spurs fans in hysterics as Edwards scores for Guimaraes at the Emirates

first_img2MORE SPURS STORIESHARRY ALL FOUR ITKane admits Spurs must win EIGHT games to rise into Champions League spotGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endBELOW PARRSpurs suffer blow with Parrott to miss Prem restart after appendix operationPicturedSHIRT STORMNew Spurs 2020/21 home top leaked but angry fans slam silver design as ‘awful”STEP BY STEP’Jose fears for players’ welfare during restart as stars begin ‘pre-season’KAN’T HAVE THATVictor Osimhen keen on Spurs move but only if they sell Kane this summerYOU KAN DO ITKlinsmann quit Spurs to win trophies but says Kane’s better off stayingTURBULENT PAIRINGDrogba and Mido had mid-flight brawl after stewardess prank went wrongGossipSPURRED ONTottenham table contract offer for Bayern Munich’s teenage starlet Taylor BoothExclusivePASS THE TESTEngland’s NRL-based stars urge bosses to make room for a Test this yearMarcus Edwards 👏👏👏😂— David king (@David_king_1989) October 24, 2019 Edwards has the same amount of goals at the Emirates as Pepe. Just saying. 🤷‍♂️#THFC #COYS— Harry Hotspur (@HarryHotspurWHL) October 24, 2019 Red Star Belgrade fans make it into the Tottenham Hotspur stadium despite being banned by UEFA for racist chanting 2 Spurs fans were left in stitches after Edwards scored against ArsenalGuimaraes ace Edwards stylishly turned Tierney, showing quick feet and great ball control, before thundering the ball home at the Emirates.Just three years ago, Spurs boss Poch had said: “The qualities – it’s only looks, his body and the way that he plays – remember a little bit from the beginning of Messi.”He’s small, he’s left-footed, I remember a little bit (Erik) Lamela when he was at River Plate, remember he had long hair, when he was 14, 15 years old.”He is a very good prospect and potentially he can be a top player, but we need to be patient and tell him that he has a lot of talent, enough talent to be a top player, a great player.”After loan spells at Norwich and Excelsior in Holland in 2018 and 2019, Edwards was allowed to leave permanently in the summer to join Guimaraes.ACCA WITH LADBROKES Pick up a whole load of acca features to help you land the big oneAnd Spurs fans were left with a smile on their face as he netted against fierce rivals Arsenal in the Europa League.Taking to Twitter, one fan wrote: “A former Spurs player playing for Vitoria Guimaraes having the game of his life in the Emirates is really the most Arsenal thing in the world.”Another said: “Marcus Edwards still hates the Gooners. You love to see it.”A third joked: “Edwards has the same amount of goals at the Emirates as Pepe. Just saying.”One even said: “Marcus Edwards scoring at the Emirates is all I ever wanted #COYS”.Marcus Edwards. Had one cup game for the first team. Poch dubbed him “My mini Messi”. Then he was never seen again.— Patrik, XFL Mourner (@StopPatrik) October 24, 2019 TOTTENHAM fans were left in hysterics after Marcus Edwards made Arsenal’s Kieran Tierney look daft as he gave Guimaraes the lead.The former Spurs star, 20, once dubbed the “new Lionel Messi” by Mauricio Pochettino ensured the Gunners got off to the worst possible start.Of course Marcus Edwards scores 👀The former Spurs academy player puts Vitória ahead at the Emirates! pic.twitter.com/KbjrW1JMNe— 🇩🇪Ja! Watch the Bundesliga live on BT Sport🇩🇪 (@btsportfootball) October 24, 2019center_img My boy Marcus Edwards scoring against Arsenal! Cannot believe Spurs didn’t promote him. Joke— Josh (@BlackwoodJ7) October 24, 2019 Marcus Edwards scoring at the Emirates is all I ever wanted #COYS #ARSVSC— Regan (@RamsayBoyd) October 24, 2019 Marcus Edwards still hates the gooners. You love to see it— Johnson City Spurs (@jchotspur) October 24, 2019last_img read more

Jose hits back at Merson over claims he regrets Spurs move and says he’s happy

first_imgJOSE MOURINHO has hit back at Paul Merson’s claims he regrets joining Tottenham and insists he is already looking forward to next season.The Portuguese boss was appointed just 12 hours after Mauricio Pochettino was axed towards the end of November.2 Jose Mourinho has hit back at Paul Merson’s claims that he regrets taking charge of TottenhamHe has guided his side to ten wins in 19 appearances and has closed the gap on fourth-placed Chelsea to just four points.However, ex-Arsenal star Merson claimed Mourinho was back to being “grumpy” as he seemingly regretted accepting the job.But the Spurs manager has rejected that out of hand and is adamant he is “really happy” in North London.Speaking to Sky Sports, he said: “Contrary to some people who want to be in the news and tell things that are not true – I am really happy at the club.“You know me quite well, enough to know that I am really happy. Difficult? Yes, but if it was not difficult it wouldn’t be for me.“I like the players and who they are. I like very much the relationship I have with them. If you see a bad face from me it is because of a bad result. I cannot change myself.“That’s just me. The reality is that I am happy and I look forward to what is coming, and even more for what is coming next season. I want to start working with them in July.”2LATEST TOTTENHAM NEWSHARRY ALL FOUR ITKane admits Spurs must win EIGHT games to rise into Champions League spotGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endBELOW PARRSpurs suffer blow with Parrott to miss Prem restart after appendix operationPicturedSHIRT STORMNew Spurs 2020/21 home top leaked but angry fans slam silver design as ‘awful”STEP BY STEP’Jose fears for players’ welfare during restart as stars begin ‘pre-season’KAN’T HAVE THATVictor Osimhen keen on Spurs move but only if they sell Kane this summerMerson had said: “I said when he went there it would give them a lift and there would be a charm offensive – and he was all smiles for a while.“But everyone knew it wouldn’t last, didn’t they? He’s gone back to being Grumpy Mourinho again. And I don’t see how he’s improved them at all. Not one bit.“He looks like he’s thinking, ‘What have I done coming here?’ You don’t see him high-fiving ball boys now do you?”Tottenham’s players return to training on Wednesday to prepare for the Premier League visit to Aston Villa on Sunday and the Champions League clash with RB Leipzig. José Mourinho rages in hilarious video after Raheem Sterling tried to win second penalty during Tottenham winlast_img read more

Carl Probert appointed an executive for World Olympian Association

first_imgProbert will serve in his capacity as the National Olympian Association of Oceania representative. He was appointed last Friday. Queried on his appointment, Probert said he was honoured and was glad to have the opportunity to help athletes in terms of their transition past Olympics and outside the sporting sphere. “I now just understand what their role is. They are funded by the IOC and look after athletes that compete in the Olympics, look after their interests after they finish competing. “There is a lot of focus on the athletes leading up to the games and during the games but often they get forgotten after the competitions.“So it is basically how can we assist these people in a professional life outside of sports and also how do you use the qualities that they’ve developed while they were athletes to serve them in their new jobs and continue to make a contribution to society,” he said. He added that in his role, he will be helping athletes from the region both in the lead-up and during the event, particularly because he believes this will be a big year for the region in terms of medal prospects with the inclusion of rugby 7s.(Carl Probert, second left, is the National Olympian Association of Oceania representative. Picture: Fox Sports Pulse)last_img read more

Ane Mintegi wins Gibson to get into the third round

first_imgGuipuzcoan Ane Mintegi del Olmo, the solely consultant of Spain in the junior tournaments of the Australian Open, He went on to the third round after beating Australian visitor Talia Gibson 6-2 and 7-5 in 65 minutes. Mintegi (16 years outdated) performed patiently and safely in opposition to a rival, Gibson (17), who risked extra and made many unforced errors (48). Ane broke the aussie serve six occasions and misplaced his thrice. In the second set he raised a 3-0 to keep away from having a third set and with a break in the eleventh recreation he sentenced.The Basque tennis participant will see Wednesday in the round of 16 with the Czech 17-year-old Darja Vidmanova, who received the sixth seed, the Russian Maria Bondarenko, 6-3, 5-7 and 7-6 (8).last_img

Olaizola: “If we arrive with the Super Cup, Guipúzcoa falls”

first_img-We are a team both outside and inside the field. We are not the best team in the league, but we are improving game by game and that is taking us further-How is he in the Real on a personal level?– On a personal level I am very well, I would like to have more participation but in the end the coach chooses the ones he sees best and grows-At 22 years old he is still too young to grow …-I’m taking experience little by little, with more continuous minutes that security that I lack is going to be gained. But I try to take advantage of every minute to continue growing.– A pity that the final coincides with the Basque derby at the Reale Arena, but the club is turning over with a giant screen, broadcast it in the stadium …-It is a penalty that coincided with the derby. The men’s team is giving a spectacular level, won the other day at Real Madrid. It is clear that the club is turning with those screens so that people can see us and surely there are fans.-And see if there is a better atmosphere in the final than in the semifinal you played …-It was a bit sad that a semifinal with 3,000 people … I think it was not the best schedule, coincided with men’s Cup matches, but surely in the final we filled.-Salamanca is certainly turning over …-It is true that there are not so many female fans here, but yesterday more people approached. I think it is important that the people of Salamanca are encouraged to come and if the field is full it sure is different.– Do you see yourself lifting the first Super Cup?-We’d stay in the history of the Super Cup and it would be amazing. The Cup was brutal as we were received in San Sebastián, if we go with the Super Cup, Guipúzcoa falls.-Other bell …-No one was expected to reach the final and we have succeeded. Now we will try to win against Barcelona, ​​it will not be easy, but why not repeat and surprise. -Second final in two years, how are they living?I did not expect it, it has been incredible. The day of the game I woke up with a good feeling, until then I saw it complicated. He was a very difficult opponent, but we made a great match and we are very happy-Of course you are getting what Real had never achieved …-Of not having achieved anything in many years and in these last two years we have grown a lot, the league is also having better paple and the team is growing.-You are doing very well these types of KO tournament.-We are getting better than the league. Against Levante we did not make a good game, but in these already with the Cup it gave us a point of maturity and helps us to raise matches of this type.– They gave the bell to Atlético, to give it again?Yes, although it will be very complicated. Barça is an incredible rival, it is a much better team than in recent years, it will be difficult to give the bell, but we will try.-Can you be the toughest opponent you could find?-Personally I think so, it has a very complete staff and is at a spectacular level.-How do you beat Barcelona?-This complicated, we are already working, but I will not say what we have worked. The key will be to be a block, fight and sacrifice all of us. What sets us apart is that we work as a team and we are in solidarity.-It has been important to maintain the structure of last year and that the important players stay …-The previous year was good for us to get to know each other and take more concepts with Gonzalo. It is important to keep these players, that Nahikari stays is vital to get here and most have stayed. In addition, the club has bet with level players like Barbara and that gives us a plus.-What are the keys to this Royal Society?last_img read more

Martí, to his staff: “Do not lower your arms at any time”

first_imgGirona’s coaching staff tries to maintain daily contact with its staff. And the positive messages are not lacking in each of the conversations that are held so that the confinement is as bearable as possible. This Friday night, the rojiblanco club wanted to show an extract of the speech that the coach, Pep Lluís Martí, made in the last hours to his players and other members of its coaching staff and has not hesitated to brand it as “positive energy to keep going“In the video call that Martí maintains with his players and assistants, he is sincere and tries to be as empathetic as possible. He does not hide that it is not being easy for him to spend so many days without being able to lead any session at La Vinya, but he thanks all his team and the footballers for the effort they are making. With a “let’s go to the trouble. I’ll tell you”, Martí wanted to be concise at the time of ask your group for an “effort”: “I imagine that this situation is not pleasant for any of us and I know that it is difficult to deal with. Especially due to the uncertainty, not only in the professional aspect but also in the staff, for you and your families. It is complicated, but we have no other option, as I always tell you, than to adapt to the situation. Is not easy, for me it is not, I will not cheat you. But this that we are experiencing we must try to carry out in the best possible way because it is the only one that will make us go forward. I want to ask you for the effort that you continue to maintain what you are doing. Do not lower your arms at any time and be prepared and aware that when this begins we must all be one hundred percent“ There is complete confidence in the group and hence there is no doubt that all the members of the Girona group are following the individualized training guidelines set. Caring for food is essential and maintaining the routine, too. Hence, before 10:00 all players must be active. That the state of mind of the group does not decline is vital for Martí and that is that in the Girona entity there are hopes that they will compete again this season because the objective pursued is none other than to return to the First Division.last_img read more

He trained in the farmhouse, ’emigrated’ and is now in fashion in Europe: who is he?

first_imgA promising future ahead fifteen Her renowned maneThe cause for which he has that mane was because of his mother, Patricia, who they say asked his son to wear something remarkable to differentiate him well among all the other children who were on a soccer field. That mane is already an inseparable part of her image. Despite having formed in the quarry The farmhouse, in 2018 he had to leave on loan to Eibar, who bought it for two million euros, a figure that Barça would later double to recover. However, as he himself recently said, “you don’t have the same patience with the quarry as you did before”, so he felt deprived of opportunities in the Camp Nou.His dissociation with Barcelona * Data updated as of April 1, 2020 Our mysterious footballer today, at just four years old, was already playing on a local futsal team. The boy pointed good manners and his father, Óscar, decided to take him to do a test at Espanyol. They kept it, of course, and he remained in the quarry for six years. They say that Guillermo Amor Y Alberto Puig were its discoverers, being convinced of the kid in a match against the Damm. Then, Barça signed him for his cadet team. It was 2012. It was there that his classmates gave him a nickname related to his last name.Getafe player Marc Cucurella as a child.center_img In case you hadn’t already guessed it, the mysterious footballer is Marc Cucurella, nicknamed ‘Cucu’. The fast Getafe player is growing by leaps and bounds and so far this year he has scored a goal and has given five assists in 34 games, earning himself an undisputed starting position in a team that is doing so well in the classification thanks, in great part, to him. Now, after a loan to Getafe, the Azulón club has exercised the purchase option of six million that he had on this side (also inside and sometimes extreme) that now interests half of Europe. At 21 years old, this Alella has been linked to teams like the Arsenal, he Chelsea or the Naples. Even in the last game against him Real Madrid starred in a discussion with Eder Militao in which he told him to close “el p … pico”.Joaquin Corchero Arcos & nbsp; (Diario AS) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>Getafe footballer Marc Cucurella during a match.Joaquin Corchero Arcos (Diario AS) LaLiga Santanderlast_img read more