Fernandes lauds Ronaldo’s centurion after Sweden win

first_img “It’s great to have Cristiano. He makes any team stronger.” Portugal could not match the four goals they ran in against Croatia, though, and Fernandes added: “We managed the game well, we knew how to take advantage of opportunities. “We could have scored more goals, but we are happy here because we took what was important and we are at the top of the group.” read also:Ronaldo Scores 100th International Goal for Portugal Portugal coach Fernando Santos has also marvelled at his side’s superstar, saying that the Juventus forward thrives on setting more records. He told a news conference: “What more can I say? A team that has the best in the world cannot be better without the best in the world. “[Ronaldo] goes on breaking records and records and then, when everyone thinks he is going to finish, there are even more records to beat. He feeds on it.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Bruno Fernandes lauded Portugal team-mate, Cristiano Ronaldo, after his 100th and 101st international goals secured a 2-0 Nations League win at Sweden. Ronaldo came into the match looking for a milestone strike at the international level and the superstar captain reached a century of Portugal goals just before half-time in Stockholm Tuesday. Gustav Svensson was sent off for a second bookable offence, allowing Ronaldo to fire in a stunning free-kick to celebrate his 100th Portugal goal. Portugal were in complete control but needed a second goal of similarly high quality from the five-time Ballon d’Or winner to make the points safe in the Group A3 encounter. The victory gave defending Nations League champions two wins to begin this season’s competition, having defeated Croatia 4-1 on Saturday without Ronaldo, who missed out with a toe infection. Manchester United midfielder Fernandes was full of praise for the 35-year-old after Tuesday’s game, saying that the veteran can still make the difference in any match. “We know that [with Ronaldo] it is easier to reach the goal,” Fernandes said. “He has a nose for goal and can solve a game at any time. “That was what happened before half-time, in a free-kick situation. Just yesterday he had six or seven like that in training and today he did the same. Loading… center_img Promoted Content8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthPlus-Size Girls Who Set The Catwalk On Fire10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoThe Highest Paid Football Players In The WorldTop 10 Iconic Personalities On TV NowDid You Know There’s A Black Hole In The Milky Way?Albino Animals: A Rare Kind Of Ultimate Beauty7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market ValueBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime10 Phones That Can Work For Weeks Without Recharginglast_img read more

Federal Ministry of Sports secures scholarship for two secondary school athletes

first_imgRelatedPosts Saraki to Kwara Governor: Call those encroaching my land led by your SA to order FG hails Kwara Governor over social investment programme No timetable yet for Anambra FA elections — Caretaker Committee The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development has secured scholarship for two athletes from Anambra State, who were discovered at the last National Youth Games in Ilorin, Kwara State. Kola Daniel, Special Assistant (Media) to the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja. Daniel said the development was a result of the resolve by the Minister to unearth hidden sports talents across the country. He said this was in order to grow and nurture them to take over from the older ones at the right time. He said: “The scholarship is a dividend of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the ministry and the Nigerian Tulip International Colleges in October 2019. “The MoU is worth N2.6 million and will ensure some of the athletes discovered at the Games are able to further their education while still engaging in sports.” Daniel explained that the athletes were picked from the Anambra State contingent at the 2019 NYG. “Four out of the 20 athletes nominated for the scholarship programme from Anambra, in company of their coach, Akachukwu Igwebuike, a two-time gold medalist in javelin at the international level, were put through physical and practical trials, as well as oral screening,” Daniel said. He said it was from this group that Dike Mmaduabuchi (long jump/high jump) and Gabriel Chidera (shot put/discus) have now secured scholarship to the NTIC. Daniel added: “It is worthy of note that during the course of the screening programme, over 240 footballers were also nominated for the scholarship. “Three footballers of Anambra descent made the final list of which the captain of Team Anambra at the 5th NYG, Okafor Anthony, was among the lucky recipients.”Tags: Anambra StateFederal Ministry of Youths and Sports DevelopmentIlorinKwara Statelast_img read more

Preparations heat up for Guyana Cup

first_imgLABELLED the largest horse racing event locally, the Guyana Cup is expected to feature almost all of the country’s best horses, and as such, preparations for the August 13 event are moving apace.In an invited comment yesterday Promotional Manager of the Guyana Cup, Roy Jafarally, said that despite the prolonged inclement weather, organisers have been busy putting all logistics in place in order to make the event another successful one.The event, in its 11th year, is billed for the Rising Sun Turf Club on the West Coast of Berbice, and unconfirmed reports suggest that over $20M will be up for grabs.Eight races have been confirmed for the day’s event, with the racing programme having the B Class event as the main attraction.This race is open to all imported and Guyana-bred B class horses and covers a distance of 2 000m for a whopping $2M first prize. The second prize is set at $1M, third $500 000, fourth $250 000 and fifth $125 000.There is the E and Lower 1500m race for all imported and Guyana-bred three-year-olds and up and those rated E class and Lower for a $1.2M winner’s purse.The G & Lower Guyana and West Indies-bred racehorses will cover a distance of 1500m with the winner carting off $700 000.The H3 and Lower race for Guyana and West Indies-bred horses has a $400 000 payday over a distance of 1100m.The two-year-old Guyana-bred horses will run over a similar 1100m distance with $350 000 set for the winning stable, while the three-year-old Guyana-bred and I1 and Lower class event has a winning price tag of $300 000 over 1100m.The J2 and K and Lower class animals will be battling for a $250 000 purse, while the L & Lower non-winners will contest for $200 000, both events also over 1100m.Race-time is set for 11:30hrs. Registration is ongoing, and is expected to close on August 6.last_img read more

3 things Dino Babers said: Eric Dungey going through testing after Clemson hit, voting and more

first_img Published on November 7, 2016 at 1:18 pm Contact Jon: jrmettus@syr.edu | @jmettus Coming off a 54-0 loss to then-No. 3 Clemson in Death Valley on Saturday, Syracuse head coach Dino Babers addressed the media at his weekly press conference Monday.The Orange (4-5, 2-3 Atlantic Coast) will next face North Carolina State (4-5, 1-4) in the Carrier Dome at 12:30 p.m.Here are three things he said.Babers’ is ‘not sure’ what Eric Dungey’s injury isStarting quarterback Eric Dungey was knocked out of the loss to Clemson near the end of the first quarter when linebacker Dorian O’Daniel drove his helmet into Dungey’s shoulder. O’Daniel’s helmet slid underneath Dungey’s chin, knocking his helmet halfway off. Dungey put his hands to his head while on the ground. He got up with the help of trainers but looked woozy as he was guided to the locker room with at least one hand on him from a staff member the entire way.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textBabers said he’s “not sure what it is right now,” in reference Dungey’s injury and whether or not it is a concussion. “We still haven’t finished the tests.” Babers said he saw the quarterback in the plane ride home, but that Dungey missed the team’s meeting on Sunday because he was undergoing testing.Last year, the quarterback missed four games and parts of three others because of hits to the head.Babers said Dungey “really got jerked” on the hit, but it was only a shoulder pad it wasn’t helmet-to-helmet contact.The Orange also lost running back Moe Neal, safety Daivon Ellison and receiver Brisly Estime during the course of the game.“I have not gotten notices back on all of them yet,” Babers said in his opening statement. “Some of them are still going through medical things to clear or not clear them. Outside of that I have no idea what’s going with all this stuff so I’ve got to wait and see.”Babers also noted that injured wide receiver Jamal Custis, who hasn’t played this year, will redshirt.‘We’re going to see what happens during the week’ regarding Mahoney and WilsonBabers is taking a wait-and-see approach regarding Dungey’s replacement, if needed. Despite not being on the two-deep depth chart, Austin Wilson replaced Dungey in the Clemson game, and he threw 27 passes for 17 completions, 116 yards, two interceptions and no touchdowns. Zack Mahoney, who was listed as the backup and was the only other quarterback to play for SU this year, entered after Wilson in the fourth quarter, going 1-for-4 for 8 yards.The depth chart released Monday has both Wilson and Mahoney listed as the secondary options to Dungey. Babers said both of the QBs did “OK.” He also said he’s not sure what the split of reps will be like in practice, but that even if he didn’t he wouldn’t reveal it.“We have an idea of who does what better, but we have to see with the rest of the football team too if Eric can’t play of how we’re going to use those guys in that situation that’s going to be the most conducive for us,” Babers said.Babers shares middle school voting education storyElection Day is on Tuesday, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump battling for the United States presidency. A noteworthy topic, among others, is an open seat on the Supreme Court following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in February. The next president would appoint the new justice with the Senate voting on the choice.Babers said he doesn’t talk about politics to the football team and he doesn’t speak about politics as a “public servant” and representative of Syracuse University.“Now, all that being said,” Babers said, “I’m going to get in trouble.“I can still remember my middle grade teacher and she was trying to make sure that when we were growing up that we would all vote. All right. ‘Got to get out and vote. Got to get out and vote.’ She would ask — I was a in a certain type of neighborhood. They were like, ‘Does your mom and dad vote?’ Well some of us raise our hands. Well some of them do, some of them don’t.“And I’ll never forget her saying, she said, ‘It’s really important that you exercise your right to vote.’ And then she went a step forward … ‘If you’re not going to vote, just remember this. If you’re not going to vote every single year for the president, at least vote every single year that there is a seat open on the supreme court because that is the most important year ever to vote.’“That’s my answer to that.” Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Creedon expects tough battle against Clare

first_imgThe Premier County are in fifth place in Division 3 with four games left to play. Tipp yesterday lost out to Fermanagh in Brewster Park on a full time score line of Fermanagh 2-9 Tipperary 0-11. Creedon says his side will need to overcome their Munster rivals this weekend.last_img

Dodgers salvage split with Rockies thanks to six-run sixth inning

first_imgPreviousLos Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger, right, follow the flight of his RBI-single off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Jesus Tinoco in the eighth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Julio Urias works against the Colorado Rockies in the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsLos Angeles Dodgers’ Max Muncy connects for an RBI-single off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Jesus Tinoco in the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)Los Angeles Dodgers’ Joc Pederson, right, follows the flight of his single to drive in two runs as Colorado Rockies catcher Tony Wolters looks on in the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)Los Angeles Dodgers pinch hitter Justin Turner reacts after being hit by a pitch by Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Chad Bettis with the bases loaded in the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)Los Angeles Dodgers pinch hitter Justin Turner, center, grabs his left arm after taking a pitch to the elbow which forced in a run against Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chad Bettis in the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. A team trainer, left, and manager Dave Roberts check on Turner. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)Colorado Rockies’ David Dahl reacts as he crosses home plate after hitting a three-run home run off Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Zac Rosscup in the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)Colorado Rockies’ David Dahl follows the flight of his three-run home run off Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Zac Rosscup in the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Zac Rosscup reacts after giving up a three-run home run to Colorado Rockies’ David Dahl in the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)Los Angeles Dodgers’ Russell Martin scores on a single hit by Joc Pederson off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chi Chi Gonzalez in the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)Los Angeles Dodgers’ Russell Martin, right, scores on single hit by Joc Pederson as Colorado Rockies catcher Tony Wolters fields the throw in the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Kenta Maeda throws to first base to put out Colorado Rockies’ David Dahl to end the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Kenta Maeda reacts while throwing to Colorado Rockies’ Charlie Blackmon in the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)Los Angeles Dodgers’ Kenta Maeda tosses his bat after singling off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chi Chi Gonzalez in the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Kenta Maeda works against the Colorado Rockies in the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger, right, follow the flight of his RBI-single off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Jesus Tinoco in the eighth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)NextShow Caption1 of 15Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger, right, follow the flight of his RBI-single off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Jesus Tinoco in the eighth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)ExpandDENVER — By the end of four innings Sunday, the first two games in Colorado were beginning to seem like a fevered dream brought on by the altitude.The Dodgers held a 1-0 lead at that point after having scored just three times in a loss on Saturday. The humidor had finally kicked in.Then things returned to Coors Field’s brand of normalcy. Twelve runs were scored in the next two innings with the Dodgers getting the better of it. A six-run sixth inning lifted them to a 10-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies Sunday afternoon and prevented the Dodgers from losing consecutive series for the first time since April 8-14 (the Cardinals and Brewers).Instead, the Dodgers and Rockies split a four-game series that produced 65 runs and featured 15 home runs. By then, Maeda had tripped three triggers the Dodgers seem to use every time he starts. His pitch count was getting high (88) after giving up two singles to start the inning. He was about to face the Rockies lineup a third time with two left-handed batters, Charlie Blackmon and David Dahl, coming up.“I was ready to stay in. I was ready to fight through that second-and-third hole (after a wild pitch),” Maeda said through his interpreter. “The manager had a different idea.”It wasn’t a bad idea but it didn’t work out well.Saving Julio Urias for later, Roberts opted to go with Zac Rosscup, a lefty reliever who has been very tough on left-handed hitters at times throughout an itinerant career.He didn’t retire either of the lefties he faced. Blackmon beat out an infield single on a topped ground ball that barely made it past the pitcher’s mound, driving in one run. Dahl hit a three-run home run to give the Rockies a 4-3 lead.“Knowing we had Julio for three innings, I just thought the best chance to get Blackmon and Dahl who have had success against Kenta was to get Rosscup in there,” Roberts said. “It was a groundball that obviously Blackmon beat out and a Coors home run. It was a fly ball that I know the probability wasn’t high for it to get out of the ballpark.”An inning later, that bullpen choice didn’t matter so much.Seven consecutive Dodgers reached base on an assortment of hits (four singles and a double), walks (one) and a bases-loaded hit batter to drive in the tying run (Justin Turner). Pederson drove in two runs with his third single. Matt Beaty’s double drove in another. One run scored when the Rockies couldn’t turn a double play on Cody Bellinger and another on the sixth hit of the inning, a single by Max Muncy.With a lead more firmly in hand, Roberts turned to Urias for three scoreless innings in relief. He got Blackmon and Dahl in the seventh inning. Blackmon hit a ninth-inning homer off right-hander Yimi Garcia. Dodgers’ Max Muncy trying to work his way out of slow start “For us to come out of here with a split and to lose no ground to those guys who gave it all they had is a good thing for us,” said Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, protective of his team’s double-digit lead in the National League West. “Definitely glad to get out of here and enjoy an off day tomorrow.”Dodgers starter Kenta Maeda kept the Rockies’ offense silent for four innings, allowing just one hit – a triple by Tony Wolters – and two walks in that time.But the Dodgers gave Maeda only a slim lead with one run off Rockies starter Chi Chi Gonzalez in the first four innings – and Maeda did that as well. He singled with one out in the third, went to third on a single by Joc Pederson and scored when Gonzalez dropped the return throw on a potential 3-6-1 double play.They added two runs in the top of the fifth to make it 3-0 – and again Maeda was in the middle of it. His sacrifice bunt scored one run and he reached first safely when Gonzalez throw hit him in the backside. The second of Pederson’s three singles in the game drove in the second run.“I think Kenta threw the baseball really well today,” Roberts said. “He’s had a lot of success with the slider (in Colorado). A lot of times, spin doesn’t really play here or isn’t as consistent. But even today, there’s something about this place that doesn’t scare him at all, which is great. How Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling topped the baseball podcast empire Fire danger is on Dave Roberts’ mind as Dodgers head to San Francisco center_img Cody Bellinger homer gives Dodgers their first walkoff win of season Dodgers hit seven home runs, sweep Colorado Rockies Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error “Today in particular, I thought his fastball command was very good. You could see by some of the swings those guys were taking off him they were surprised by the fastball — both sides of the plate, top of the zone.”That didn’t stop Roberts from pulling Maeda three batters into the fifth inning.Related Articleslast_img read more

UConn’s football options: Does dropping sport make sense with Big East move?

first_imgUConn is expected to ditch the American Athletic Conference (AAC) and return to the Big East, a move geared toward benefiting the school’s men’s and women’s basketball programs. But what would such a move mean for UConn’s football program?This presents other tough questions, including the one nobody wants to ask. Should UConn ditch football altogether and go all-in as a basketball school? After all, that would fit the Big East model. None of the 11 current Big East schools have FBS football. They know what max value is, and more importantly, what sports have that power. Football isn’t one of them.Not in the Big East, anyway. UConn will either have to fight as an independent or drop to the FCS. Those are the best options right now.Otherwise, that uncomfortable question will come up every year. Before asking these questions, one must look at UConn’s max value as a football program and the options available when it leaves the AAC, which has been the strongest Group of 5 conference in the College Football Playoff era.​MORE: Ranking all college football coaches for the 2019 seasonUConn joined Division I in 2000 and worked its way up to the Big East, which was an automatic qualifier school in the Bowl Championship Series era. The Huskies’ best season was in 2010 under Randy Edsall. UConn went 8-5 in a year in which they split the conference championship and made the Fiesta Bowl without beating a ranked team. Oklahoma routed UConn in that game, 48-20.That was the program’s max value season. The Huskies are 28-69 since 2011, even with Edsall returning in 2017 after failed stints by Paul Pasqualoni and Bob Diaco.The only FBS programs with lower winning percentages in that stretch are UTEP (27-70), New Mexico State (25-73), Georgia State (19-57), Charlotte (12-36), UMass (18-67) and Kansas (15-81).Georgia State and Charlotte started football this decade. The other four programs offer a window into UConn’s football options at the FBS level.Would UConn fit in Conference-USA?No. At this point, UConn would be an East Coast version of UTEP.There are no natural rivalries on which the Huskies could, and it’s essentially a G5 demotion for the program that would excite nobody.How about the Mid-American Conference?Nope. UMass tried that, and it doesn’t work. A bunch of MAC East Ohio schools will not want to make the trip to Storrs, Conn., during the height of the weekday #MACtion in November. Nobody from the East Coast is going to want to make that Tuesday trip to Kent State or Bowling Green, either.If the Huskies can’t offer basketball to those conferences, then they won’t offer much good. The Group of 5 might have some realignment, but none of it will be appetizing.What about the other options?Could UConn go independent?Yes, but it puts the program in limbo. That’s what New Mexico State and UMass are doing now. It makes for a tough, repetitive schedule, and it’s a challenge to get into bowl games with the conference tie-ins. It’s hard to maintain interest as an independent.Notre Dame has an ACC arrangement. BYU plays a ridiculous schedule. Army could take UConn’s spot in the AAC and run with it. It’s just not a great option.Should UConn make a Power 5 push?No. The move out of the AAC suggests that’s not the intention. Kansas’ struggles with football are eternal, but the Jayhawks can still offer the Big 12 coach Les Miles. The Huskies will never be able to do that. This would be expensive, and no Power 5 conference is in a rush to add UConn even if there is another merry-go-round of expansion.That leads to the most uncomfortable questions.Should UConn eliminate football?It at least has to be a conversation, even if it’s a short one. That always evokes an emotional response because it means jobs are eliminated and scholarships are student-athletes are involved.Despite the struggles this decade, football still generates revenue from television contracts. No school wants to lose that TV money. UConn’s average attendance was 20,924 and averages what a Group of 5 school typically averages over a five-year span. When you eliminate the sport, you can feel the same backlash that UAB did.This isn’t a UAB-like situation though. At UConn, football will never be the front porch. The women’s basketball team has 11 national championships. The men’s basketball team has four national championships. They have won 12 of those national titles since the Huskies were routed in that Fiesta Bowl.Any other options?Move down to the FCS. If the Huskies aren’t going to eliminate football, then the move to the Big East should at least correspond with a move down to the FCS level in football. Downsizing would not be the wrong play in this case, and that has been suggested in the past by SB Nation’s Matt Brown.That would match the Big East profile, too. Georgetown and Villanova still play football in the FCS. The Hoyas are in the Patriot League. The Wildcats have made four playoff appearances in the Colonial Athletic Association this decade. They will never overshadow their basketball programs, but at least the schools know that.If UConn didn’t figure that out the last six years in the AAC — where it won more than three games only one time — then it won’t learn that lesson at any other spot in the FBS.last_img read more

Nadir Hajro got a Visa for the USA: Thanks everyone, I am happy and Preparations continue

first_imgNadir Hajro from Sarajevo, the only bodybuilder in B&H with cerebral palsy, was finally approved a visa for the USA.Namely, Nadir was initially denied the visa on the grounds that he might stay in the USA. The truth is, Nadir Hajro wants to participate at the bodybuilders’ competition Arnold Classic which is to be held on March 5.However, yesterday in the afternoon hours Nadir was contacted by the US Embassy in Sarajevo and received great news – the visa is approved.“I am very happy. Thanks, everyone. I can continue with preparations in peace,” Nadir said after receiving the news.The Minister of Civil Affairs of B&H Adil Osmanović yesterday promised to help Nadir.(Source: klix.ba)last_img

WHS Daily Bulletin: Interested in traveling to Spain? Contact Ms. Groom

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Submitted to Sumner Newscow — Today’s Wellington High School bulletin for Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015:Tuesday•Varsity/JV volleyball at WHS, 5 p.m.•Varsity tennis at Conway Springs, 3 p.m.•JV Tennis at Winfield, 3 p.m.Wednesday•KU Honors banquet.Thursday•C Team volleyball at El Dorado, 3 p.m.•JV tennis at WHS, 3p.m.•Cross Country at Chaparral, 4 p.m.Friday•Football at Wellington vs. Circle, 7 p.m.Saturday•Tennis at Kingman, 9 a.m.•Volleyball at Chaparral, 9 a.m.•C-team volleyball at Garden Plain, 9 a.m.Today’s Lunch– Chicken Drummies, Mashed Potatoes with Gravy, Tossed Salad with Romaine, Applesauce, Hot Roll with Jelly and Milk.Wednesday’s Lunch – Soft Chicken Taco, Tortilla Chips with Salsa, Refried Beans, Shredded Romaine, Peaches and MilkToday’s News•Tennis will be dismissed at 1:50 today. They will be marked Activity.•This week at WHS will be seatbelt week. Park your car and take a selfie of you wearing your seatbelt to be entered to win a prize.  #WHSseatbeltselfie•Attention Stuco members- There will be a meeting tomorrow morning at 7:15 in the auditorium. Please bring something to write with.•September 14 through November 11 all student-athletes 7th through 12th grades, will be given the opportunity to attend Core-Strengthening Yoga on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 6:40-7:15 at the middle school gym.•Classic Movie Club with be watching the movie “The Sixth Sense” in Room 205 today at 3:30. Bring a Friend!• If you are interested in joining Crusader Creators (art club), please sign up with Mrs. Groom by tomorrow.•Students interested in traveling to Spain with Mrs. Groom in June of 2017 need to pickup information in the 3D art room within the next few days.•There will be a Hunter Safety Course on September 26th and 27th at WHS. You can register online at www.usd353.com. Just click on the Hunter Safety course on the 2nd page.•Casino Receipts are due TODAY. You can drop them off in the office.•WHS Work Ethic Program will meet on Wednesday October 7th from 11:30-12:30 in room 411. Bring a lunch!•There will be a 3 on 3 basketball tournament and a Co-Ed Softball Tournament on Saturday October 3rd in Udall.  Stop by the office for more information.•Football players- you can turn in your $2 in the office for the football signs.• Seniors: If you are thinking about making Emporia State University your college of choice, be sure to go to their website to view scholarship and admissions information. The website is www.emporia.edu/admissions/scholarships.The college will be hosting four Black and Gold Visit Days Oct. 9 and 24th and No. 6th and 20th. These visits include admissions and scholarship information, and residence hall and campus tours.•Sophomores and Juniors, Are you interested in taking the PSAT? The cost is only $14 and the test date is Wednesday, October 14th at 8:00 a.m. If you are interested, please come see Mrs. Hatfield in the counselors office before September 21st.Guidance office news:College visits during lunch:Tuesday, Sept 22- Pittsburg StateWednesday, Sept 23- Cowley County CCThursday, Sept. 24- SouthwesternWednesday, Sept 30- Fort HaysFriday, Oct 2- Kansas State UniversityMonday, Oct 5- Wichita State UniversityThursday, Oct 15- Baker UniversityFriday, Oct 16- University of KansasThursday, October 22, Friends UniversityMonday, Nov. 2- Hutchinson CC.Follow us on Twitter.last_img read more


first_imgJOCKEY QUOTESMIKE SMITH, OMAHA BEACH, WINNER: “He broke extremely well, almost too well, he slipped a little leaving there but man he settled right in behind them really nice. He was loaded coming off that turn, Mr. Mandella really had him ready today. His last work was brilliant and he ran the way he worked.”“He’s a throwback to those classic horses.  He can do anything.  Three quarters to a mile and a quarter.  He’s extremely fast and he’s got tremendous stamina.  When you need him to be quick, he is.  He can do it all.  The only thing that surprised me today was that I had to stay inside.  His last work was his best one, no question.  Today, he hit his best stride late.”TRAINER QUOTESRICHARD MANDELLA, OMAHA BEACH, WINNER: “He just does that for us all the time, he is a fabulous horse, I think little by little he will have the respect he deserves.“I’m just very relieved to have him back.  At the eighth pole, I thought we were (going to be) clear, but it took some race riding…This horse has a heart of gold and he’s got the greatest personality of any horse I’ve ever had.  I would say anything’s possible.“You never know until you run them back, he got a little fresh and hot going into the gate so that is always on the back of your mind. He is a very good horse and God knows how good he will be in the future.“We were just going to let him run his race, I took two weeks to make a sprinter out of him, so it is not like we practiced a lot, but the really good horses can adapt to whatever you ask.“I want to enjoy this one, but the (Breeders’ Cup) Sprint, the Mile and the mile and a quarter (Classic) are all possible…We’re gonna run in the Breeders’ Cup! For now I’ll just drink that big bottle of champagne and think it over.”JORGE NAVARRO, TRAINER OF SHANCELOT, SECOND:  “I really don’t know what to think right now, to be honest.  I thought maybe he (jockey Emisael Jaramillo) waited too long…What’s he looking back for?”                 NOTES: The winning owner is Fox Hill Farms, Inc.Fox Hill Farms’ Omaha Beach and jockey Mike Smith, Inside, overpower Shancelot (Emisael Jaramillo), outside, to win the Grade I, $300,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship, Saturday, September 5, 2019 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia CA. © BENOIT PHOTOlast_img read more