The BMS 7th grade volleyball team lost a close first match of the season vs. Greensburg by the scores 25-17; 25-19.Leading servers were Macy Prickel with 8 points including 6 aces and Ellie Cassidy with 5 points. Prickel had 9 good sets, while Sydney Huffner and Biz Mullen led the offensive attack with 4 and 3 hits respectively.The BMS 8th grade volleyball team fell to Greensburg in 3 contested games. Scores were 22-25; 25-16; 15-12.Batesville was led in serving by Katie Bohman and Maggie Walsman who both connected on 11 of 13 serves earning 9 and 7 points respectively. Hattie Westerfeld and Caitlynn Werner led the team with 4 and 2 kills in the front line.The teams will travel to JCD on Thursday.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Shelly Prickel.
Update on the latest sports It’s another blow to Cleveland’s defense and first-year coach Kevin Stefanski. Delpit is the third Browns defensive starter to sustain a significant injury in the past week. Linebacker Mack Wilson hyperextended his left knee while breaking up a pass, and nickel back Kevin Johnson lacerated his liver when rookie tight end Harrison Bryant landed on him. The Browns selected Delpit in the second round out of LSU. VIRUS OUTBREAK-NFL-VIKINGSNo fans for first two Vikings home gamesMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will play at least their first two home games without fans in attendance. With current Minnesota health guidelines specifying an indoor venue capacity of 250 people, officials from the Vikings, the state, U.S. Bank Stadium, the NFL and the city of Minneapolis were unable to establish a prudent way to open the gates to the public for now. The Vikings will host Green Bay on Sept. 13 and Tennessee on Sept. 27 with the 66,000 seats empty. Over the ensuing five weeks, Minnesota plays at home only once, on Oct. 18 against Atlanta.VIRUS OUTBREAK-COLLEGE FOOTBALL-TENNESSEEReduced crowd planned for Tennessee home gamesKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee will be selling tickets for approximately 25% of the seats at Neyland Stadium for this season.The stadium has a capacity of 102,455, counting everybody in the building, which could mean around 25,000 fans Associated Press August 25, 2020 Yankees slugger Aaron Judge is expected to be back in the lineup. The All-Star outfielder has had his share of health setbacks over the years and was on the injured list this month with a strained calf. The Yankees haven’t played since Thursday. Their weekend series at Citi Field was wiped out when two members of the Mets organization tested positive for the virus.Elsewhere in the majors:— Pete Alonso and the Mets will be back in action for the first time since two members of the organization tested positive for COVID-19. The infections caused postponements of a game Thursday in Miami and the entire three-game weekend series against the Yankees at Citi Field. The Mets host the Marlins in a doubleheader on Tuesday, then play twinbills at Yankee Stadium on Friday and Sunday.— The Houston Astros have reshuffled their series against Mike Trout and the Angels because of Hurricane Laura. The game that was supposed to be played Thursday will now be part of a doubleheader today. And Wednesday’s game was changed from night to a daytime start. Major League Baseball said more schedule changes are possible depending on the storm’s path.— The Cubs’ pitching staff gets a boost with Tyler Chatwood and José Quintana set to come off the injured list. Chatwood is lined up to start the game at Detroit and Quintana will begin his return in the bullpen. Bolt said he’s trying to be responsible and will stay indoors and self-quarantine. He said he has no symptoms. The world record holder in the 100 and 200 meters retired in 2017.NFL-BROWNS-DELPITBrowns: Delpit out for the seasonBEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns rookie safety Grant Delpit ruptured his right Achilles tendon and is out for the season. The team also announced Delpit will need surgery. — Cleveland ace Shane Bieber is off to a blazing start going into a start at home against Minnesota. He’s 5-0 with a 1.11 ERA and has struck out 65 in only 40 2/3 innings.VIRUS OUTBREAK-USAIN BOLTJamaican official says Usain Bolt tests positive for COVIDKINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica’s Minister of Health says legendary sprinter Usain Bolt has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Minister Christopher Tufton says Bolt is aware of the results and his recent contacts are being traced. The Volunteers’ first home game is Oct. 3 against Missouri and university officials say restrictions could change during the season based on statewide virus data and recommendations from public health officials. Tennessee asked fans statewide to wear masks in public.FORMULA ONE-SCHEDULEFour more races added to revised Formula One scheduleLONDON (AP) — Formula One has added four more races to this year’s calendar and says “a limited number of fans” will be able to attend some of the remaining events in the pandemic-disrupted season. Races in Turkey, Abu Dhabi and two in Bahrain will take place in November and December to complete the heavily reshaped calendar. It takes the number of races in the season to 17. The Turkish Grand Prix will take place on Nov. 15. Bahrain will stage back-to-back races on Nov. 29 and Dec. 6. The season will finish with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Dec. 13. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditMLB-SCHEDULECole goes for recordATLANTA (AP) — Yankees ace Gerrit Cole tries to set an AL record with his 21st straight win in the regular season. He’ll go for the mark when he starts at Atlanta. Cole’s 20-game string matches Roger Clemens for the longest in AL history. Hall of Famer Carl Hubbell holds the major league mark of 24.
COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2018Three more medals won in wrestling on day-eight of competitionPermanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports, Olusade Adesola, has cautioned Team Nigerian athletes harbouring the idea of defecting from the Commonwealth Games in Australia to think twice before plunging themselves into perpetual regrets.The top sports ministry official gave the advice Thursday when he visited the Games Village where all athletes for the competition are lodged. He was making references to the defection of eight Cameroon athletes from the Games.“Defection, no doubt, brings embarrassment to any government. But the truth is that most of these athletes don’t know that those countries they are running to are no El Dorado.He advised athletes nurturing the idea about defection to learn a lesson from so many Nigerians who have been repatriated.“There is no place like your country. That which you are running away from will confront you double times there and you’ll live miserably and hide perpetually. Before you know it, you’ll be full of regrets”.Speaking on the Games, he commended the staff and coaches for their excellent work which have been transferred to the athletes and is yielding results at the Games.He praised Team Nigeria athletes for their high level of discipline and encouraged those who did win medals to imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship.Chef de Mission of the Games, Mrs Kofo Nwokedi thanked the Perm Sec and Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung for their fatherly role and love for the contingent to the Games.Meanwhile, Team Nigeria ended Day-eight of the Commonwealth Games in the 11th position despite winning one silver and two bronze (all from wrestling) on Thursday.Following the addition of the three more medals, Team Nigeria currently has four gold, five silver and two bronze medals.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram