Barrios Breaks Record to Claim Fifth Weekly Honor of the Season

first_imgFRISCO, Texas – For the fifth time this season, Nicholls’ Cassidy Barrios is the Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, conference officials announced Monday. All Southland weekly awards are presented by MidSouth Bank.The senior guard led her squad to a 1-1 week rallying from a 78-65 loss Wednesday to Lamar to defeat Southeastern Louisiana 73-66 on Saturday. Barrios shot 42.3-percent from the field and 90-percent from the free throw line, while recording her 14th double-double of the season while breaking a 32-year old Nicholls scoring record.Basketball Player of the Week – Cassidy Barrios, Nicholls – Sr. – Guard – Raceland, La.Barrios produced a historic week after becoming the Colonels’ all-time leading scorer. In Nicholls’ overtime victory against rival Southeastern Louisiana, Barrios surpassed Realia Davis’ record of 1,750 career points following a 23-point performance against the Lady Lions. She also became just the sixth player in Southland Conference history to convert 500 career free throws after an impressive 18-of-20 outing at the line for the week. In addition to her 23 points, Barrios posted game-highs against the Lady Lions in three other categories with 16 rebounds, six assists and four blocks, while committing no turnovers. Against Lamar, the senior registered 21 points and eight rebounds. For the week, Barrios averaged 22.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists.Honorable Mention: Moe Kinard, Lamar; Kamry Orr, Central Arkansas; Shania Woods, New Orleans; Dominique Golightly, Abilene Christian.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.last_img read more

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Record-Setting Performances Powers Top Seed Lamar to 6-2 Win Against No. 8 Stephen F. Austin

first_img??????HAT TRICK ??????@LamarWSoccer’s Ester Okoronkwo breaks the Southland Conference record for most goals in a season with her third of the match! Okoronkwo now has 22 on the season! pic.twitter.com/28qygymBDI— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 6, 2019 Katelyn Termini stopped the bleeding with an impressive run into the box that culminated with a rocket that snuck under the bar to bring SFA within three at 4-1. Top-seeded @LamarWSoccer striking early and often!!Cardinals up 2-0 after this Esther Okoronkwo goal! pic.twitter.com/ZUzQcRk1Y8— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 6, 2019 Okoronkwo tied the record in the 31st minute, heading home a textbook cross into the box from Ledet to extend the lead to three. Player of the Year Lucy Ashworth’s two assists gave her an all-time high of 15 on the year and tied the single-game feat for a conference tournament contest. Back-to-back goal@LamarWSoccer answers SFA’s goal with one of their own.And by who other than Ester Okoronkwo! The junior’s goal total goes to 4??on the night! pic.twitter.com/0TEl1tTqX3— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 7, 2019 The Cardinals tacked on a sixth goal in the 78th minute on an unassisted score into the lower right corner from Anna Loftus, and the Ladyjacks responded in the 82nd minute on Mattie Musser’s goal. .@LamarWSoccer’s Ester Okoronkwo finds the back of the net once again!3-0 Cardinals pic.twitter.com/kBMS4aXEL5— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 6, 2019 The Richmond, Texas, native toppled the record three minutes later by finishing off a textbook cross from Lucy Ashworth, who tied the conference’s top mark for single-season assists (14). Box Score | Photo GalleryCONWAY, Ark. – Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year Esther Okoronkwo put on a show in top-seeded Lamar’s 6-2 win over No. 8 Stephen F. Austin, setting conference tournament records for goals (four) and points (eight) in a single match. LU struck again just over a minute later after Esther Okoronkwo collected a pass upfield and put one past Talbot for score No. 20 on the year.center_img .@SFA_Soccer finds the back of the net for the second time tonight off this set piece. pic.twitter.com/9rH9Mpnqdw— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 7, 2019 Lamar advances to Friday’s semifinal round, where the squad will face the winner of No. 4 UIW and No. 5 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. In two meetings with the Ladyjacks, Okoronkwo totaled seven goals after she posted a hat trick in a 4-1 win back on October 4. The four scores gives her 23 on the year, snapping the previous league-high of 21 in a single-season. .@SFA_Soccer is on the board!!Katelyn Termini fires one in from the top of the box for the Ladyjacks! pic.twitter.com/XC61NueH6r— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 7, 2019 However, Okoronkwo answered just 18 ticks later, winning a cross from Ashworth from the defender and netting her fourth of the match. Ashworth’s helper gave her the single-season record for assists. Lamar’s top-ranked scoring offense applied pressure early as Madison Ledet had a rocket punched away by Second-Team All-Southland keeper Madeline Talbot in the second minute. With the Cardinals threatening, an attempted clearance by SFA defender Mari Gillespie took an unfortunate path into the net for an own goal and a 1-0 Lamar lead.last_img read more

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first_imgSANTA ANITA TO HOST CRAFT BEER & CIDER FESTIVAL ON OPENING DAY, THURSDAY, DEC. 26; WORLD CLASS RACING, COLD BREWS & OUTSTANDING BARBEQUE FARE ALL OFFERED ON GRANDSTAND APRONEARLY FIRST POST TIME SET FOR 11:30 A.M., ADMISSION GATES OPEN AT 9:30 A.M.ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 17, 2019)–In addition to world class racing and Santa Anita’s coveted traditional wall calendar on opening day, Thursday, Dec. 26, fans will be treated to some of the best brews and ciders in Southern California as the track stages it’s popular Craft Beer and Cider Trackside Festival as well.Available to those 21 and over, the Opening Day Craft Beer and Cider Festival will provide attendees with trackside seating and mouth-watering barbeque, provided by Meathead BBQ. The following packages are available at santaanita.com:VIP PACKAGE ($55):–Eight (3 oz.) Beer or Cider tastings–3 oz. Tasting Cup–One Signature BBQ Plate from Meathead BBQ–$5 Wagering Voucher–Access to Special VIP Trackside Seating–Club House Admission–Racing Program–Wagering Tip Sheet–Access to Trackside and Grandstand SeatingGENERAL PACKAGE ($32):–Eight (3 oz.) Beer or Cider Tastings–3 oz. Tasting Cup–$5 Wagering Voucher–Club House Admission–Racing Program–Wagering Tip Sheet–Access to Trackside and Grandstand Seating AreasPlease note, children are welcome in trackside seating areas, but you must be 21 or over to purchase the package. Seating is not guaranteed.For additional information regarding opening day and Santa Anita’s upcoming Winter Meet, please visit santaanita.com or call (626) 574-RACE.last_img read more

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Valencia signs the Super Cup contract with nuances

first_imgValencia has already signed the contract presented by the RFEF to participate in the Super Cup, although it has sent it with nuances. The club ché has notified its disagreement with the economic distribution and keeps the right to take the legal measures it deems appropriate to receive a higher amount than the one proposed by the RFEF. Valencia has sent the contract delivered by the RFEF, with the aforementioned addition, and according to sources from the club ché has not yet received the copy with the signature of Rubiales. Valencia, which will face Real Madrid in the first semifinal, always showed their willingness to play the tournament in the new format, although claims a figure greater than about 3 million corresponding to it according to the RFEF estimates.Valencia has claimed in different meetings the RFEF to match its dividends to those of Barcelona, based his request on his status as champion of Copa del Rey.last_img read more

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The Sheikh of Malaga after the suspension to Victor: “Be strong and say I made a mistake”

first_img– Abdullah N Al Thani (@ANAALThani) January 7, 2020 Abdullah Al Thani, the sheikh owner of Malaga, issued through his Twitter account a message after the suspension of the functions of Víctor Sánchez del Amo for the publication of a video of sexual content: “We still hope to know who is the person who always lies? He doesn’t want to admit the mistake. He once told the truth. Do you think it will help you to always lie to everyone? Be strong and say you made a mistake.”. We still waiting to know Who is the person he lying always? he is like the Angel Never make mistakesHe does not want to admit the mistakejust one time said the truthDid you think that will help you of you always lying to everyone!Be strong and say I make a mistake(….)center_img The until now technical of Malaga issued a statement after reporting the harassment and extortion he is suffering. In the informa reminds users that it is a crime typified by article 197 of the Criminal Code to disseminate personal content without consent.last_img read more

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Cavani moves away from Atlético de Madrid: the agent returns to Paris

first_imgAccording to information from ‘El Chiringuito de Jugones’, Cavani He has tried to sign for Atlético de Madrid by all means, even proposing lower the salary to be a new rojiblanco player.The PSG rejected the offer of 15 million of euros presented by Atlético by the Uruguayan. The response of the Madrid entity, according to L’Equipe, It was raise your offer up to 18 million more variables. Despite this latest attempt by Atleti to seize the services of the striker, everything seems to indicate that the French club is not willing to reduce even one euro and I would also have rejected the proposal of the Spanish club. In the absence of less than 48 hours for the winter market to close It seems that the negotiation is definitely broken. The signing of Edinson Cavani by Atlético de Madrid, that seemed done, It has been very complicated. ‘The Beach Bar of Jugones’ hunted at 11:10 p.m. on Wednesday in terminal 3 of the Paris airport to Walter Cavani, brother and agent of the forward from Paris Saint Germain. The player’s representative I was in Madrid since last Monday to try to close the transfer of the attacker to the mattress club.last_img read more

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The Danone Nations Cup joins Juan Mata’s ‘Common Goal’

first_imgThe Danone Nations Cup, the biggest juvenile soccer tournament in the world, announced Monday that it has joined ‘Common Goal’ and will donate 1 percent of the competition’s total budget and 1 percent of the revenue it has from sponsorships to the causes defended by this movement led by the Spanish midfielder Juan Mata. As indicated by the ‘DNC’, these donations will be used to support initiatives that promote the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through football and will allow addressing some of the social problems that players voted in the last edition of the fry tournament as the challenges they considered most important to them, among which are gender inequality and poverty. “For 20 years, the Danone Nations Cup has encouraged children to become agents of change. During the 2019 World Final in Barcelona, ​​700 children from 27 countries expressed themselves by voting for the Sustainable Development Goals on which they want us to act “explained Mathias Vicherat, general secretary of Danone. He made it clear that “business and sport can be a force for positive social and environmental change.” “Therefore, we are proud to partner with ‘Common Goal’ to act on what matters most to children and build a sustainable future together,” he said, also calling on the ‘partners’ of the ‘DNC’ to join to this solidarity movement “for and with children”. For its part, the founder and CEO of Common Goal, Jürgen Griesbeck, celebrated the involvement of “an international competition and an entity that has recognized the importance of involving future generations in the conversation on how to build a more sustainable and fair future. for all”. “We are delighted to see Danone encouraging other collaborators and partners to get involved and we expect many to follow his leadership,” he added. The ‘Common Goal’ movement began in August 2017 with the Spanish Manchester United player, Juan Mata. Since then, more than 140 professional soccer players and coaches, senior executives such as UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin, and football clubs have joined.last_img read more

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Raja sacrifices a ram to stop the streak of injuries

first_imgSeveral officials of the Moroccan club Raja de Casablanca sacrificed a ram in a public ceremony to stop the streak of injuries suffered by players of the Moroccan team in this last season.The sacrifice was made at the club stadium in the Oasis neighborhood of Casablanca Last weekend, local newspapers “Assabah” and “le360 sport.ma” reported today, adding that the act caused the astonishment of several club workers.The meat of the ram offered was distributed among the different workers of the club as a kind of gift to provide good luck and end the injuries The players suffer. Since the beginning of this season Twelve Raja players have suffered injuries that have required extensive surgery or extensive medical tests.The newspaper “Assabah”, citing Mohamed Arsi, president of Raja’s medical commission, attributed the repeated injuries of soccer players to bad preparations at the beginning of this season.Moroccan newspapers remember that in 2006, the board of directors of Raja, the most successful team in the history of Moroccan football, sacrificed a calf in the same stadium to provide good luck.last_img read more

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Lampard: “Against Bayern you have to raise the level a lot …”

first_imgKovacic: “Bayern will be more rested, the Bundesliga is not the Premier”Matthew Kovacic, Chelsea midfielder, said at a press conference that Bayern Munich will be more rested for the eighth of the Champions League, because “the Bundesliga is not as tough as the Premier League“.“They will be more rested because the Bundesliga is not the Premier. Today we will analyze them and see what weaknesses they have. We have shown that we know how to play great games and we want to prove it tomorrow, “said the Croatian 24 hours after measuring himself to the Germans in the first leg of the ‘Champions’ round.Kovacic is, along with Pedro, the only one who knows what it is to win the Champions League and was asked about whether the other players ask him about it. “I have been fortunate to play in a great club like Real Madrid and win the Champions League, but the players do not ask, every weekend there is an important match. I think this team can do great things. “On his evolution as a player and the impact that his current coach Frank Lampard is having, Kovacic explained that he is having a good season, which is becoming a better player, but that is also something normal because it has more and more experience. Frank Lampard, Chelsea coach, admitted at a press conference that there will be moments in the tie against Bayern Munich, whose first leg of the round is played on Tuesday, that they will have to suffer, and that if there is to do it, “it will suffer “.“A large part of my job is to explain to young players that this is a tie that consists of two games. There are going to be times when we suffer and if we have to suffer it will suffer, “Lampard explained.The Englishman gave no clues about who will play this Tuesday and it remains in the air to know if the Argentine goal Willy Caballero will play for the fifth consecutive game, to the detriment of the Spaniard Kepa Arrizabalaga.“The effort against Tottenham was great and I have to see who is well,” he admitted.Chelsea will have the casualties, as confirmed by Lampard, by N’golo Kanté, Christian Pulisic and Callum Hudson-Odoi.Asked by Robert Lewandowski, Lampard said he was not worried about the Polish, but he praised how “regular and consistent it has been throughout all the years.” “It’s a big threat, but it’s not the only threat,” he said.“Against a team like Bayern in a round like this you have to raise the level a lot. It is a club that can win the Champions League every year because they are very strong, “he said.last_img read more

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Beautiful returns between doubts where he gave his best performance

first_imgAn Atlético who lost Godín and Lucas Hernández. A position, the last one, that seemed to fit Beautiful like a glove. Central left, the only natural of the template, could also play on the left-handed side, where there was only another new one, Lodi. His clean ball exit, long, short, the best of the four centralsIt seemed that he would open the doors on the board of a Cholo who was looking to play with a better foot. Seven months and ten days later, however, at Atlético It is not indisputable and they only did, in fact, the injuries of Giménez and Savic. From fixed to play 43% of minutesBeautiful’s best moment in Atlético was between October and November. He entered the eleven Cholo to form with Felipe a real couple but not only because of the combination of their names but also because of their solidity together. The Madrid had just gone through another hard time like rojiblanco: stay in the stands before two of his ex, Madrid and Valladolid. Seven months and ten days later the third most expensive signing of the summer (behind João, 127 million, and Llorente, 40) Still not finding your site. Something that hides him to be the tenth most used soccer player by Cholo, the second central (1,431 ‘ahead of 1,372’ of Savic and 1,283 ‘of Giménez), but with an asterisk: in 2020, Savic already recovered and ready, Hermoso has barely played 120’ against Cultural and 90 ‘against Granada. 210 ‘of 930’ possible. And that’s it.RODOLFO MOLINA & nbsp; (DAILY AS) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>Beautiful, in Espanyol-Atlético last year.ROLLER MOLINA (DAILY AS)center_img Seven months and ten days later Nothing at Atlético looks like what Mario Hermoso left behind at Espanyol. Because Beautiful (Madrid, 1995) where this Sunday returns was a pillar, Fourth most used soccer player by Rubi, 3,106 minutes, 35 games, he only lost nine. Luis Enrique he called for Selection, four matches, Arsenal is interested, Bayern Munich was interested, his phone kept ringing. Among so many girlfriends, Hermoso chose the red and white. In summeror it became the most expensive sale in the history of Espanyol. 25 million, Atletico suitcase.last_img read more

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