Ishikawa reaches third round in Match Play Championship

first_imgMARANA Ariz. – Teenager Ryo Ishikawa edged England’s Ross McGowan 1 up in the second round of the Match Play Championship on Thursday.Ishikawa won three holes in a four-hole stretch from the 10th for a 2-up lead before holding on for the win. He got back to even when McGowan, who outlasted Steve Stricker in 19 holes the previous day, missed a par-saving putt at No. 10.Ishikawa then went ahead with a birdie on the next hole and blasted out to eight feet from a greenside bunker to set up another two holes later.“Unlike yesterday, I started off slow. But I was able to soon make adjustments,” Ishikawa said. “I feel like I’ve gradually began to deliver what I want to deliver. I didn’t think I could get this far in the draw.”The 18-year-old will next play Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee, who defeated Robert Karlsson of Sweden 4 and 3. GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMEScenter_img IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5last_img read more

Japan pulls out of skiing event

first_imgWatabe, however, injured his knee after a jump of 122 meters, forcing Japan to withdraw.Norway came from behind to win the 20-km cross country in 51 minutes, 36.7 seconds, one-tenth of a second ahead of Germany. OBERSTDORF, GERMANY – Japan pulled out of a Nordic combined World Cup team event Saturday after Yoshito Watabe suffered a fall in the ski jump.The Japanese team of Yoshito and Akito Watabe, Yusuke Minato and Taihei Kato was sixth going into the cross country, due to start 1.6 seconds behind leader Austria. GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMEScenter_img IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5last_img read more

Minor receives lifesaving commendation

first_imgThis afternoon, Campbell County Sheriff Robbie K. Goins recognized CCSD Deputy John Minor for superior performance of duty as a deputy sheriff while assigned to patrol on Saturday, October 27.     Goins said, “John performed his duties in an exemplary and professional manner, resulting in saving the life of a Campbell Countian.”TOP PHOTO:  Sheriff Robbie K. Goins and Deputy John MinorThe veteran deputy was dispatched to the four-lane in Jacksboro at approximately 10:40 pm to see about a person who was unresponsive and not breathing. Deputy Minor arrived at the scene, located the woman, removed her from a car and began CPR. He skillfully and courageously resuscitated the woman, and at last report, she is doing well.L-R Lieutenent Matt Wasson, Sheriff Robbie Goins, Deputy John Minor, Chief Deputy Jeremy Goins and Sergeant Joe HopsonSheriff Goins exclaimed, “Deputy John Minor, the lifesaving commendation is being awarded to you for your courageous and heroic actions in this life saving event.” (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 11/08/2018-3PM)Share this:FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

Top-ranked Tide keeps SEC, national title hopes alive

first_imgTUSCALOOSA – Alabama sidestepped Auburn’s upset bid late Saturday night in another Iron Bowl for the ages, and in the process kept its national title hopes alive.Alabama (11-1, 7-1 SEC) came back from a 12-point deficit in the second half to beat the Tigers 55-44 in front of a packed Bryant-Denny Stadium in the highest-scoring Iron Bowl game ever.But the win did more than wipe away the bitter taste from last year’s Kick 6 loss — it assured the Tide of remaining among the top four teams when the College Football Playoff rankings are released Tuesday night.With help from Ole Miss, Alabama knew it was headed to SEC Championship Game even before kickoff of the Iron Bowl. Ole Miss upset Mississippi State 31-17 earlier in the day to win the Egg Bowl, giving the Crimson Tide the conference’s West Division title.However, a second loss on the ledger would have put in doubt Alabama’s opportunity to remain among the top four. Now, Alabama is the SEC’s lone remaining hope for bring back the national title to the conference.For a significant stretch of time, losing a second straight Iron Bowl and its national title hopes were a stark reality. Alabama started quickly, jumping out to a 14-3 lead before Auburn rallied behind the play of quarterback Nick Marshall.Auburn (8-4, 4-4) eventually took a 33-21 lead in the third quarter before Alabama stormed back to win.“That was a tremendous college football game on both sides,” Alabama coach Nick Saban said. “We just kept on grinding and making some plays on offense. It was a great come-from-behind win for our team.”Alabama was first in the most recent college football rankings and likely will stay there unless the selection committee decides No. 2 Oregon was more impressive with its lopsided win over rival Oregon State.Mississippi State, the other SEC team in the playoff mix, started the day fourth in the rankings but likely will fall behind TCU, Baylor and Ohio State in this week’s rankings, leaving Alabama to carry the SEC banner.With a fourth loss, Auburn, playing like a team with nothing to lose, awaits its bowl fate. Gus Malzahn’s team was hoping to spring the upset and move up the bowl pecking order.last_img read more

Cooper makes history, wins Biletnikoff Award

first_imgTUSCALOOSA – Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper made school history on Thursday night at the 24th annual College Football Awards in Orlando, Fla.Cooper became Alabama’s first ever Biletnikoff Award winner as the nation’s top wide receiver.Cooper is just the second wide receiver in SEC history to win the Biletnikoff. LSU’s Josh Reed was the first in 2001.Cooper edged West Virginia’s Kevin White and Colorado State’s Rashard Higgins for the award.Cooper, a Heisman Trophy finalist, has caught a school- and SEC-record 115 passes for 1,656 yards and 14 touchdowns. He leads the nation in receptions (115) and receiving yards (1,656) while ranking second in receptions per game (8.8), yards per game (127.4) and touchdowns (14). Cooper’s receptions accounted for 45 percent of Alabama’s total receiving yards.Cooper is the only receiver in the country who ranks in the top five nationally in receptions, yards and touchdowns.Earlier this week, Cooper was named the SEC Offensive Player of the Year by the league’s coaches.Alabama punter JK Scott was a finalist for the Ray Guy Award, which is given to the nation’s top punter. Scott was beat out by Utah’s Tom Hackett.Who will win the Heisman Trophy?Scott has punted 48 times and ranks third national in punting average (46.98 yards per punt). He’s the only freshman who ranks in the top 30. Twenty-six of Scott’s 48 punts have landed inside the 20 yard line. Of his 48 kicks, 18 have traveled more than 50 yards with a long of 70 yards.Alabama safety Landon Collins was a finalist for the Jim Thorpe award, which is given to the nation’s top defensive back. Louisville’s Gerod Holliman. Holliman had 14 interceptions on the season which is tied for the nation’s lead.As for Collins, he leads the Tide with 91 total tackles, which has him ranked inside the top 10 in the SEC. Collins also has a team-high three interceptions. He also has a team-high nine pass breakups and 3.5 tackles for loss.Contact Anniston Star Sports Writer Marq Burnett at On Twitter: @Marq_Burnett.last_img read more

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Chirea secures Chelsea victory

first_imgOlivier Giruo Photo: Premier League On Tuesday, the Chelsea of ​​London defeated the City of Norwich, which had already been relegated to the lowest league, in the first game of the 36th round of the English Football Premier League and took a step towards the bronze medals.“Chelsea” played the last place owner “Norwich” in their field with 1: 0 (1: 0).The only goal scored in the third minute of the first half of the time after Kristiana Pulišiča’s cross from the left from the left keeper was scored by Olivier Žirū.Premierly, Liverpool has already been crowned the winner of the championship, scoring 93 points in 35 games. The City of Manchester has already won the silver with 72 points, but Chelsea from London is in the third position with 63 points in 36 matches.Leicester’s City and Manchester’s United are next with 59 points, but the Wanderers are in sixth place and the last place ticket to the European Cups with 55 points is “Wanderers”.<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>last_img read more

Julia Berberyan: Flowers, thank you – Tennis

first_imgThe legend of Bulgarian tennis Julia Berberyan thanked Tsveti Pironkova for all the emotions she has brought her so far with her great performance at the US Open.“Thank you, Tsveti,” Manuela’s mother, Katerina and Magdalena Maleevi, told bTV. I wanted to find one word, but there are many and I could not choose only one – phenomenal, delightful, amazing. This is my assessment. As she said: “I surprised myself.” I have always had great respect for Pironkova. “I admire her. Her will is really phenomenal. This is what decides matches at this level, where everyone has forehands, backhands, serves, but one wins. Her will to win is phenomenal,” she added.“1-2 years ago she hardly had time with a small baby in her arms to think about such things, but at some point she started training. Undoubtedly she trained a lot. She plays again. Many athletes are often absent from their sports for 1 -2 years, because of injuries, surgeries, but to come back after motherhood … These women, mothers, are an example of how we, women, can make a career after motherhood, this is an obstacle that men cannot face. to stand never.Nature has given us this privilege.That is why I am glad that Tsveti gives a clear example of this equality that we want to achieve between men and women. Very often Bulgarian commentators use “This can only happen in women’s tennis “with one disregard. For this I can say:” Flowers, thank you on behalf of all mothers around the world! Everyone chooses for themselves. Undoubtedly, Tsveti hesitated for a long time about this decision. Others return sooner. Azarenka, Williams … They gave birth and before anyone knew, they won tournaments. So admiration for these very strong women mothers, “she added.Class, will, mastery! Pironkova also passed through Korne and is in the 1/4 finals of the US Open!Retrospective with Tsveti Pironkova – a curious meeting at a favorite placePironkova after the success: Incredibly, unrealistically, I put a lot of effortThe vice president of the tennis federation: We are not surprised by Tsveti’s successFlowers: Playing against Williams is a great honorlast_img read more

Trinbago Knight Riders Champions – NEWS 360 – SPORTS

first_imgTaraba: The Trincomalee Knight Riders became champions in the Caribbean Premier League. The Trinbago Knight Riders defeated St. Lucia Soux by 8 wickets in the final to clinch the title. Batting first, St. Lucia were all out for 154 in 19.1 overs. In reply, the Knight Riders lost just 2 wickets to reach the target in 18.1 overs (157/2). The Knight Riders clinched the title undefeated.Lendl Simmons, the unbeaten 84 off 49 balls, including 8 fours and 4 sixes, was the key to the Knight Riders’ victory. Darren Brovo, who was unbeaten on 58 off 47 balls, including six sixes and two fours, was instrumental in the Knight Riders’ victory with Simmons. Webster (5) and Seafert (4) are the Outer Knight Riders players. Fletcher was St. Lucia’s top scorer with 39 runs. Dayal (29), Najibullah Sadran (24) and Chase (22) were the other St. Lucia batsmen to score in addition to Fletcher. Kieron Pollard took 4 wickets for the loss of St. Lucia in the innings. Fawad Ahmed and Ali Khan took two wickets each.12He has won all twelve games played this seasonTrinbago Knight Riders become champions.Winning the CPL without losing a single matchThe first team is the Knight Riders3The Knight Riders’ third title in four seasons.last_img read more

Semenya breaks her own national 1500m record despite controversy

first_img(Reuters) – Caster Semenya put aside the controversy over a planned rule change in athletics regarding hyperandrogenism to win the women’s 1,500 metres and break her own South African record time at the Diamond League meeting in Doha yesterday. Semenya won in a world leading time of three minutes and 59.92 seconds ahead of Nelly Jepkosgei of Kenya and Habitam Alemu of Ethiopia. She set a national and Commonwealth Games record of 4:00.71 in winning the gold medal last month.The South African has been in the spotlight after the sport’s governing IAAF approved an eligibility rule to limit the advantage of female athletes who, like Semenya, have naturally higher than normal levels of testosterone.The International Association of Athletics Federations last week confirmed new rules, starting from Nov. 1, which effectively give Semenya a choice of taking medication to restrict her testosterone or move to longer distance events. The double Olympic and triple world 800 metres champion did not let the controversy affect her performance on a dominant evening for Africans in the middle distance events as Kenya swept the podium in the men’s 800m.Emmanuel Korir blasted away from his compatriots on the final strait to win in a time of 1:45.21. Elijah Manangoi finished second with Nicholas Kipkoech in third.There was a tight finish in the women’s 3,000m as Kenya again ruled the track. Caroline Kipkirui finished four tenths of a second ahead of compatriot Agnes Tirop after a tense final lap in the evening heat, with Hyvin Kiyeng coming third. Commonwealth Games 400m champion Isaac Makwala failed to reproduce his Gold Coast form as he finished third in a race won by Steven Gardiner of the Bahamas in a national record of 43.87 seconds, with Qatar’s Abdalleleh Haroun coming home second.Marie-Josee Ta Lou of the Ivory Coast won the women’s 100m in a personal best of 10.85 seconds, beating 2016 Olympic champion Elaine Thompson of Jamaica who was third with Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor finishing second.American 20-year-old Noah Lyles won the men’s 200m in a meeting record of 19.83 seconds with world champion Ramil Guliyev of Turkey finishing third. American Sandi Morris won the women’s pole vault with Britain’s Holly Bradshaw coming second.There were also wins in the men’s events for Pedro Pablo Pichardo of Cuba in the triple jump and home athlete Mutaz Essa Barshim in the high jump.last_img read more