GAME NOTES: Argos Head to Montevallo for Coca-Cola Classic

first_imgGAME NOTES: Argos Head to Montevallo for Coca-Cola Classic MONTEVALLO, Ala. – After a 1-2 weekend at the Alaska Invitational, the West Florida men’s basketball continues its season-opening road trip at the Coca-Cola Classic hosted by Montevallo on Thanksgiving weekend.  The Argos will have a tough test ahead of them, facing Georgia College and State and No. 13 Montevallo, two teams that made it to the NCAA Tournament last year.2010-11 UWF Men’s Basketball Game Notes- 11/26 @ Coca-Cola Classic  – 11/18 @ Alaska Invitational- 11/12 @ UCF Assistant coach Wade Anderson discusses the week in Alaska for men’s basketball:TOURNAMENT STANDOUTSJuniors Mike Lewis and Jamar Moore earned spots on the all-tournament team at the Alaska Invitational.  Lewis averaged 17 points per game in the tournament, while Moore nearly averaged a double-double with 15 points and eight rebounds per contest.GSC PLAYER OF THE WEEKJamar Moore was the first Argonaut to earn GSC Player of the Week honors, it was announced on Tuesday.  Moore had two double-doubles in three games last weekend, and he also scored in double digits in all three games.  In Saturday’s loss to host Alaska Fairbanks, Moore also flirted with a triple-double, adding six assists to his 13 points and 10 rebounds.OFF THE BENCHThree of UWF’s most productive players at the Alaska Invitational came off the bench in all three games.  Jamar Moore led the way with 15 ppg and 8.0 rpg at the tournament, while Anthony Sims (9.0 ppg, 8.0 rpg) and Darryl McGhee (8.0 ppg) also put in quality minutes off the bench.UWF vs. PBCThe Argos start a string of three straight games against opponents from the Peach Belt Conference this weekend.  Last year UWF went 2-3 against teams from the PBC: the Argos split two games against Columbus State, defeated Flagler, and lost two to Montevallo.20-20Mike Lewis scored 20 points in each of his last two games, and he now ranks seventh in the GSC with 16.5 per game.  Of the team’s current players, only Darryl McGhee has scored 20 points or more in a game, and he did so twice in 2008-09.  Lewis is a three-point specialist, as 51 of his 66 points this year have come from behind the arc.TRIPLE THREATJamar Moore had the best game of his young UWF career against Alaska Fairbanks.  The junior shot 6-10 from the floor and scored 13 points, and he also added 10 rebounds and six assists.  Moore leads the team in assists (2.5 per game) and ranks second in rebounds (6.5) and points (11.8).CAREER HIGHS FOR WHITEKeldric White has started three of four games this year as he is taking on a larger role on the team.  In UWF’s first game at the Alaska Invitational, White set new career highs with 10 rebounds and five assists, and he also added eight points for a strong overall game.  White is averaging 5.5 points and 5.0 rebounds per game in his sophomore season.REBOUND BATTLEUWF outrebounded each of its three opponents at the Alaska Invitational, but the Argos still lost two of three.  In four games this year, UWF has been led by four different players in rebounds each game, and Anthony Sims leads the team with 7.0 per game.  West Florida is 7-3 under head coach Bob Stinnett when the Argonauts outrebound the opposition.ARGOS PICKED 4TH IN GSC EASTDespite its roster turnover, West Florida was picked fourth out of six teams in the Gulf South Conference East Division Preseason Coaches Poll. Stinnett turned over almost the entire roster, and UWF was picked ahead of West Georgia and West Alabama by the East’s six head coaches.McGHEE EARNS PRESEASON ALL-GSC NODReturning senior forward Darryl McGhee is a large part of the reason why UWF was picked fourth in this season’s GSC East race. McGhee sat out 2009-10 but is back again and representing the Argonauts on the 2010-11 Preseason All-GSC team.UP NEXT: COLUMBUS STATEAfter the UM Coca-Cola Classic the Argos will have one day off before a trip to Columbus, Ga. to face Columbus State.  UWF split two games with the Cougars last season, and again this year they will face CSU in a home-and-home series this year.  The Argos face CSU on the road on Nov. 29, and they will host the Cougars at the UWF Field House on Dec. 15.Print Friendly Version Jamel Brazeal has appeared in all four games this year (Photo by Romeo Guzman) center_img Sharelast_img read more

Osimhen Scores But Lille Suffer Setback In Champions League Race

first_imgVictor Osimhen’s 13th league goal of the season failed to help Lille past Marseille as the Great Danes slipped up in the race for Champions League qualification with a 2-1 loss at home.With 3rd-placed Rennes having lost at Reims, 4th-placed Lille missed the opportunity to leap-frog past their closest rivals into the last Champions League spot.The Super Eagles forward had an early chance saved by Marseille goalkeeper Steve Mandanda but eventually put the home side ahead with a fine strike in the second half.It was the striker’s 18th goal in 35 appearances in all competitions for Lille.Christophe Galtier’s men thought they had extended their lead six minutes later but Loic Remy’s 57th minute effort was chalked off for offside.Lille then conceded a penalty in the 60th minute but Mike Maignan save Valentin Rongier’s effort.Undaunted, the 2nd-placed visitors piled forward in search of an equaliser and their persistence was finally rewarded in the 66th-minute when Reinildo Mandara wrongfooted his own goalkeeper to help Marseille draw level.Marseille were ahead three minutes later after Dario Benedetto latched on to Valere Germain’s pass to slot home.The home side searched in vain for an equaliser but their three-game winning streak came to a halt as the visitors held on for their 3rd straight win.Lille remain in 4th-place with 40 points after 25 games, one point behind Rennes.Osimhen will expect to get back to winning ways in the league when Lille welcome bottom side Toulouse to the Stade Pierre Mauroy on 22 February.RelatedVictor Osimhen Sets Lille Goal Record In Strasbourg WinSeptember 26, 2019In “France”Ligue 1: Injury Robs Osimhen Of Lille Goalscoring RecordOctober 26, 2019In “France”Osimhen Scores First Away Goal For Lille In 4-1 Mauling To ValenciaNovember 5, 2019In “Europe”last_img read more

News in brief: Boga gets call-up, Samuels given Southall role

first_imgBoga has looked a fine prospectJeremie BogaThe promising Chelsea youngster, 17, has earned his first call-up to the France Under-19 squad.BrentfordA waterlogged pitch meant a match between Brentford’s development side and Maidenhead United was abandoned after 54 minutes. The young Bees were 2-0 down in pouring rain when the farcical conditions led to the game being halted.Will GriggThe Brentford striker, currently on loan at MK Dons, has been named in the Northern Ireland squad for their next Euro 2016 qualifier in Romania on Friday 14 November.AdChoices广告QPRRangers trio Joey Barton, Jordon Mutch and Nedum Onuoha are due to be assessed on Thursday to see if they can rejoin the squad for this weekend’s match against Manchester City. All three have been struggling with hamstring injuries.Harrow BoroughTonight’s scheduled game against Tonbridge Angels at Earlsmead was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.SouthallAaron Samuels has been appointed as the club’s new head of youth. The former Arsenal academy player was previously manager of Southall’s Under-11s.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Chelsea won’t have it easy, warns Bournemouth boss

first_imgSee also:Chelsea stunned again as Bournemouth win at the BridgeChelsea’s Kane suffers knee injuryBournemouth v Chelsea: match preview, team news, facts and figuresBournemouth v Chelsea line-ups: Hazard back, Mikel in defence, Cherries pair returnChelsea draw at City in Youth Cup final first leg Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook Bournemouth’s win was another low point in Chelsea’s seasonBournemouth manager Eddie Howe says disrupting Chelsea’s rhythm from kick-off will be the key to beating them on Saturday.The newly-promoted Cherries will pull level on points with last season’s Premier League champions if they win at the Vitality Stadium.Bournemouth beat the Blues 1-0 at Stamford Bridge in December, shortly before Jose Mourinho was sacked as Chelsea manager, and Howe is keen to repeat the trick.AdChoices广告He said: “One of our motivations this weekend is to try and pull level with them, if we possibly can.“The top teams can turn it on and it’s all about the early stages of the game, making sure we don’t let them think they’re going to have an easy afternoon.”Howe hinted striker Callum Wilson will probably not be risked from the start, having made a couple of brief substitute appearances following six months out with a serious knee injury.He said: “The most important thing for him at this moment in time is he stays fit and is able to train – then we’ll build his minutes up.”Former Arsenal striker Benik Afobe, who has not featured since mid-March, had made good progress from a hamstring injury while winger Junior Stanislas is fully fit.Defender Adam Smith is nursing a groin problem, and midfielder Harry Arter remains sidelined with an Achilles injury.last_img read more

QPR confirm arrival of Fleming as first-team coach

first_imgSee also:Holloway praises players after QPR defeatQPR assessing another Cousins injury after ‘best game’Cheer up – here are four positives from QPR’s latest defeatQPR v Derby player ratings QPR have confirmed the appointment of Curtis Fleming as first-team coach.West London Sport revealed this week that manager Ian Holloway was set to add Fleming, 48, to his backroom team.The former Republic of Ireland defender has left his job as assistant boss at Hartlepool United. He has held similar positions at Crystal Palace, where he briefly worked under Holloway, and Bolton. AdChoices广告The Dublin-raised Fleming made 266 appearances during 10 years at Middlesbrough and also had spells at Palace and Birmingham City during a playing career which started at St Patrick’s. He has also had coaching roles at Livingston and Derry City.Fleming will work alongside Marc Bircham, who returned to QPR as first-team coach when Holloway was appointed last month. Embed from Getty Imagescenter_img  Ads by Revcontent Trending Articles Drink This Before Bed, Watch Your Body Fat Melt Like Crazy x Banks Can’t Stop You Doing This and They Hate It – Don’t Miss out x Easy Way to Generate Extra Income x Last Nights Episode Left Viewers Speechless! x Jackie Kennedy Was a Style Icon – but Her Shoes Revealed What We Long Suspected x This 70s Star Was Every Guy’s Dream Girl. Try Not to Gasp when You See Her Now! x Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Ozoliņa / Skrastiņa makes concessions in the first European Championship game

first_imgLatvian beach volleyball players Marta Ozoliņa and Luīze Skrastiņa started participating in the European Championship in Jūrmala on Tuesday, experiencing a loss in two sets. Content will continue after the ad Advertising Ozoliņa and Skrastiņa, sown with the 31st number, acknowledged the superiority of Laura Ludviga and Margareta Kozuha with the result 7-21, 16-21. The Germans were sown in the championship with the second number. It took the guests 29 minutes to win.The fight for the exit from the B subgroup will be fought by the Latvian volleyball players Jeakterin Birlov and Yevgeny Ukolov (15th) on Wednesday.Later on Tuesday, Krista Paegle and Kristīne Briede (26th), the new European U-20 champions Anete Namiķe and Varvara Brailko (27th), as well as last year’s European champions Tīna Laura Graudiņa and Anastasija Kravčenoka (5th) will go to the field.The men’s competition will start on Wednesday.The European Beach Volleyball Championship will take place in Jurmala from September 15 to 20. The 32-pair men’s and women’s tournament will bring together the best European beach volleyball men’s duets from 16 countries and women’s duets from 13 countries.Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the tournament is eligible for one of the strongest tournaments of the season in terms of status in the world. The main contenders for the women’s tournament are the Swiss – Tanja Hübler / Nina Becart and Joan Heidrich / Anuka Verge-Depré, the Olympic champion Laura Ludviga from Germany, who will play against Margaret Kozuh, Sanne Kaizere and Madeleine Mepelinka from the Netherlands . The current champions are Graudiņa with Kravčenok.last_img read more

UNESCO designates Kingston a ‘Creative City of Music’

first_imgThe city of Kingston, Jamaica has officially been designated a creative Music City by UNESCO World Heritage Foundation. Kingston is now part of the international Creative Cities Network, with 69 Members from 32 countries in art, Film, Literature, and Music. The other cities also recognised as creative cities of music include Tongyeong (Republic of Korea), Varanasi (India), Adelaide (Australia), Idanha-a-Nova (Portugal), Katowice (Poland), Salvador (Brazil), Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Liverpool (United Kingdom) and Medellín (Colombia).The designation resulted from a partnership between the Tourism Ministry through the Entertainment Advisory Board (EAB), the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (KSAC) and other stakeholders.UNESCO’s Creative Cities programme was began in 2004 as an initiative to unite cities from across the globe through creative industries. It is policy-driven at the municipal and national levels.  The network is currently formed by 69 members from 32 countries, covering seven creative fields — crafts & folk art, design, film, gastronomy, literature, music and media arts.last_img read more

ESI Job Picks – Find the job for you in esports – November Edition

first_imgHow do you land that dream job in esports? With the industry growing at an almost alarming rate, there are more roles emerging all the time with more talent across the board required to sustain and continue this growth.This is where we come in. Each month we will look through a selection of our favourite current jobs over on Hitmarker and share them with you, our readers, in the hope of landing you a career in our wonderful industry.Misfits Gaming – Berlin, Germany – Social Media Manager – Full-TimeMisfits Gaming, best known for their success in the EU LCS, Europe’s premier League of Legends tournament, the team has grown in recent years with the team competing across multiple events in a multitude of games around the world. If rumours are to be believed, it looks like Misfits Gaming as also secured its place in the newly franchised EU LCS league.The job is on the low end when it comes to experience, only requiring one year working in social media, a resident of Europe and fluent in English. You are also going to need to be pro-active and consistent, whilst an interest in esports and gaming is clearly required. You’ll work with players, other team members and just generally deliver the Misfits message to the fans.You can apply for this job here Twitch – London, UK – Director of Events Sales & Sponsorships – Full-TimeTwitch is a pretty big deal, it’s the go-to place for streaming, the top broadcaster of esports events and it has allowed thousands of gamers and creators to earn a living broadcast their dreams to viewers across the world. Now, you have a chance to join the growing Twitch team by becoming their new Director of Events Sales & Sponsorships.Video game and esports industry knowledge, entrepreneurial spirit, team player, experience with MS Office and well connected in the industry? Then this might be the job for you. You will need 8 years of experience in sales within relevant industries, but anyone that feels they’re qualified will surely find success with this application. Private medical, pension, paid holiday, childcare vouchers and free snacks & drinks are just some of the job perks.You can apply for this job hereEA – Guildford, UK – Communications Manager FIFA Competitive Gaming Division – Full-TimeEA, and more specifically FIFA UK appear to be gearing up for the ePremier League with this latest hire. While we still know little about the overall workings of the league, apart from its format, we can be sure that EA will be doing a lot of the heavy lifting for the first season.EA wants you to be a massive football and esports fan, exceptional writing skills, work with external partners and fluent in a wide range of marketing tools. EA will need you to move to Guildford, UK (It’s lovely this time of year) but they offer a number of benefits. Competitive salary, pension scheme, private medical care, stock plans and an onsite gym. Also, thanks to the wonders of living in the UK you’ll also net yourself 25 days holiday a year to play video games.You can apply for this job hereThat wraps up this month’s list, check back in the first week of December for another set of amazing esports jobs and/or head over to Hitmarkerjobs.com.Subscribe to ESI on YouTubelast_img read more

Manchester is the venue for ESI Spring as Weavr added to Winter Forum lineup

first_imgOver 80% of tickets have now been snapped up ahead of the eagerly anticipated return of the Esports Insider Winter Forum in London on February 6th.Key Dates (#ESIForum)ESI Forum Winter – February 6th, The Victoria Grosvenor Casino (London)ESI Forum Spring – March 22nd, City Football Academy Media Centre (Manchester)With little over two weeks until the first ESI evening event of the year, we are delighted to announce that the one and only James Dean, CEO of ESL UK will be joining us to give a short presentation and answer questions about Weavr.For those unaware, the Weavr Consortium was awarded a two-year demonstrator grant by the UK government and ESL UK will be heading up the consortium. Weavr will follow our esteemed panel comprised of FACEIT, Riot Games, HKS and Perform who will discuss the “future of esports entertainment”. A Forum Series event wouldn’t be complete without some light-hearted Tekken fun, and food and drink aplenty whilst attendees network the night away. Did we mention that’s all for just £20? If that’s not enough, we can now reveal that we’re tiki-takaing the Forum Series on the road as we head to the academy home of the Premier League Champions, Manchester City, for our Spring edition of the Series on March 22nd. The event will take place at the City Football Academy Media Centre just a gentle stroll across from the Etihad Stadium.The theme and speakers of the night will be announced in the near future. For any speaker, ticket or sponsorship enquiries please contact info@esportsinsider.com.The event will have a two-tiered ticketing system, with early-bird tickets available until the 9th February at £20 (excl VAT and fees) before the price moves to £25 (excl VAT and fees). This includes entry, some excellent food (the beautifully titled ‘Pub Grub Canapes’) and three drinks on the night, the panel and presentations, and more networking than you can handle. Similarly, attendees are invited to purchase a “combi-ticket” for the Winter Forum & Spring Forum which will sell at £25 (excl VAT and fees).Those who have already purchased a Winter ticket but wish to grab a Spring ticket will have the opportunity to grab one for just £15. We will provide more details of the discount on the night.Sam Cooke, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Esports Insider commented: “There’s been a world of change up at the Etihad since I watched Darren and Marcus Bent draw blanks for my beloved Charlton against a Manchester City side featuring Joey Barton, and Darius Vassell back in 2007.“I can guarantee the ESI Spring Forum will serve up infinitely more entertainment than that 0-0 draw as we’re delighted to bring our famous Forum Series up to the City Football Academy Media Centre”. For any speaker, ticket or sponsorship enquiries please contact info@esportsinsider.comlast_img read more

Officials break ground on new park honoring the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing

first_imgSeanPavonePhoto/iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — Officials broke ground in Boston Wednesday for a new park dedicated to Martin Richard, the youngest victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.Martin was 8 years old when he killed on April 15, 2013, as he watched the marathon from near the finish line with his family. His mother was gravely injured, and his sister, who was 7 at the time, lost a leg.Photos from Wednesday’s ceremonial groundbreaking show children in hard hats using shovels to dig dirt. Martin’s Park, located next to the Boston Children’s Museum at the Smith Family Waterfront, is expected to open in the fall of 2018, according to a press release from the office of Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.“This park will bring light & hope to that darkness, honoring his memory & allowing kids to be kids,” Baker wrote on Twitter. #MartinRichard lost his life to terror. This park will bring light & hope to that darkness, honoring his memory & allowing kids to be kids. pic.twitter.com/lYUTMyZNxV— Charlie Baker (@MassGovernor) August 16, 2017Boston Mayor Marty Walsh wrote on Twitter that the park will remind its visitors of “hope, compassion & love.”“Martin’s spirit will always live on in Boston & in Martin’s Park,” Walsh wrote.This park reminds us of hope, compassion & love a young boy taught us all. Martin’s spirit will always live on in Boston & in Martin’s Park. pic.twitter.com/w6Plokx6D7— Mayor Marty Walsh (@marty_walsh) August 16, 2017Both Baker and Walsh spoke at the groundbreaking ceremony, as well as Martin’s family.Martin’s sister, Jane Richard, said she knows that her brother is happy that the community is coming together.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMatico Relatedlast_img read more