Cardinals Basketball Results

first_imgThe St. Louis 8th grade boys basketball team lost to  St. Michael’s Tuesday evening 39 to 34.Adam Cox led the Cardinals in scoring , finishing with 15 points. Evan Vogelsang, & Charlie Dice had 5 points each. Johnathan Deal, Zach Harmeyer & Eli Tuveson rounded out the scoring with each adding a 3 point bucket.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Mike Burkhart.The St Louis Cardinals 7th grade basketball team were on the road last night visiting St. Michael’s of Brookville winning 45-23.St. Michael’s played the Cardinals tough to start the game as they played solid defense and kept the game close with the score 8-4 at the end of the 1st quarter. In the second quarter, the Cardinals defense stepped up and their offense caught fire with Wil Freeland, Lleyton Ratcliff and Andrew Oesterling leading the way. Jack Forbeck hit a last second shot to end the 1st half and put the Cardinals up 27-6 going into intermission.St. Michael’s came out of the 2nd half ready to play and outscored the Cardinals 13-8 for the 3rd quarter. Sam Voegele for the Cardinals hit a couple key baskets to help keep St. Michael’s from getting too close. The quarter ended with St. Louis leading St. Michael’s 33-19.In the fourth quarter, the Cardinals controlled the boards and continued to play great defense and finished the game with a final score of 45-23.The Cardinals received solid defensive play from Kurt Siefert on the perimeter and Sam Voegele, Ben Schebler and Karsen Macke on the boards.The Cardinals next game is Thursday at home against Laurel. The game time is 6:00.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Jim Oesterling.The St. Louis 5th grade boys basketball team played St. Paul’s this evening and won their 5th game of the season. The Cardinals outscored the visitors from St. Paul’s 24-9.The Cardinals started a bit sluggish and found themselves tied at 4-4 after the first quarter. Buckets began to fall in the second and third quarter as the Cardinals led 20-7 after three. Defense proved to be the deciding factor as the Cardinals held St. Paul’s to one bucket in the fourth quarter.Aidan Geers, Frank Forbeck, Nate Reder, Conner Ertel and Jack Hollins played good team defense while the scoring leaders for the evening were Alec Bunselmeier (9), Benjamin Harmeyer (9), Luke Meer (4), and Nate Vankirk (2).The next game will be this Thursday, December 3 at St. Nicholas. Please come out to the game and cheer the Cardinals on.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach John Harmeyer.last_img read more

Saints trio impress in Magpies rout

first_img Press Association Mauricio Pochettino’s side created 14 chances in the first half alone, although it took until stoppage time in the first period for Jay Rodriguez to eventually find a way past the inspired Rob Elliot, making his first league start of the season. Rickie Lambert unselfishly provided the assist for the opener and had one of his own four minutes into the second half, before Adam Lallana rifled home an outstanding 25-yard strike to put Saints out of sight. The Saints captain appeared to be growing frustrated with Marriner’s apparent attempt to avoid dishing out cards, with the referee only brandishing a yellow to Massadio Haidara with 14 minutes remaining. The referee’s display will no doubt be closely examined after a match which Saints managed to add extra gloss through Rodriguez’s fifth goal in four matches. Victory looked likely from the outset and the home fans thought they had a goal to celebrate after eight minutes, only for it to become clear Rodriguez’s strike had hit the side-netting. The England forward powered a header just wide soon after, before Elliot prevented him directing home a Lambert cross with a fine save. The Newcastle goalkeeper was getting no respite from his defence and produced a fine reaction save when Lambert went through one-on-one in the 16th minute and denied the England striker again soon after. Lallana wasted a glorious chance by directing a looped Calum Chambers’ header wide from close range as Saints continued to threaten. Newcastle began to settle but, aside from a hopeful Yoan Gouffran prod goalwards, were creating little and looking shaky at the back. Elliot had to pull off another incredible save to deny a close-range Rodriguez header before he finally found a way past the inspired Magpies keeper. Lambert beat the offside trap to latch onto a Steven Davis ball over the top, bearing down on goal and squaring to the unmarked Rodriguez, whose effort may have been scuffed but finally beat Elliot. Pardew will have no doubt given his players a dressing down at half-time and took off the ineffective Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa and Hatem Ben Arfa. The introduction of Davide Santon and Luuk de Jong did little to stem the tide, though, with Haidara forced to head clear of danger shortly after the restart. It was not long until Southampton doubled their advantage, with Lallana cutting back and clipping over a fine ball to Lambert, who again beat the offside trap and stabbed past Elliot at his near post. Moussa Sissoko flashed a strike across the face of goal as he tried to give the 2,187 away fans something to shout about, before Papiss Cisse somehow avoided retribution for a late challenge on Chambers. Luke Shaw also hit the deck after a Sissoko challenge but it was not until the 76th minute that Marriner finally dished out a card, giving Haidara a booking for a late challenge on James Ward-Prowse. By that point, the match had been put to bed by a moment of magic from Lallana. Collecting the ball deep in the visitors’ half, he pushed on and unleashed a wonderful 25-yard strike past Elliot. Saints continued to press and the goalkeeper produced another wonderful save to tip over a Ward-Prowse follow-up strike after Rodriguez had hit the woodwork. A wonderful Shaw block denied Gouffran grabbing a late consolation at the end of a match that got worse for the visitors when Rodriguez cut back and fired through Elliot’s legs with a minute remaining. Much of the build-up surrounded two men involved in high-profile incidents, with this match the first time former Saints boss Alan Pardew has been allowed into a stadium, albeit banned from the touchline, since head-butting Hull’s David Meyler. There was also scrutiny on referee Andre Marriner as he returned to action just a week after his embarrassing gaffe in Chelsea’s win against Arsenal, although the main talking point after a fine 4-0 win for Saints was the display of their World Cup hopefuls. In a match of many sub-plots it was another fine performance from Southampton’s England contingent that will make the headlines after they comprehensively beat Newcastle. last_img read more

Florida Senator files bill that would make day after Halloween a school holiday

first_imgFlorida Senator Annette Taddeo filed a bill on Monday that, if passed, would make the day after Halloween a school holiday.The bill would require district school boards to designate the day after Halloween as a school holiday, unless Halloween falls on a Friday or Saturday.If the bill passe it would go into effect on July 1, 2020.last_img

Durand Cup: Gokulam Kerala FC Stun East Bengal to Seal Final Berth

first_imgKolkata: Gokulam Kerala FC stunned East Bengal to book their place in the final of the 129th Durand Cup as they won 3-2 on penalties after the first semi-final was tied 1-1 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Wednesday.Samad Ali Mallick had given East Bengal the lead in the 18th minute with a superb 40-yard strike.The red and golds looked good to hold on to the slender lead before Mehtab Singh brought down Mohamed Irshad inside the box in the second half stoppage time to award Gokulam a penalty which was converted by Marcus Joseph to take the game to extra time.Mehtab was given marching orders for his act and East Bengal were down to ten men. As both the outfits could still not be separated, it took a tie-breaker to decide who plays the final on Saturday.For East Bengal, skipper Lalrindika Ralte hit the post with his first attempt while Jaime Colado and Naorem Tondomba Singh also saw their attempts saved by former East Bengal custodian Ubaid CK in the Gokulam goal.For Gokulam, Bruno Pelissari, Justin George and Lalromawia were on target from the spot.The match was off to a feisty start but East Bengal slowly started to dominate the midfield with Pintu Mahata and Mallick combining well.The home team were rewarded for their repeated forays in the 18th minute when Mallick’s long-ranger took a slight deflection off Mohammad Rashid and nestled into the back of the net.East Bengal led 1-0 at halftime and looked good to hold on to the advantage as Gokulam showed little intent with Joseph lacking support.(IANS)Also Read: Durand Cup: Real Kashmir FC Book Semis Date with Mohun BaganAlso Watch: Superstitious belief surrounds Lakhimpur villagers | The Sentinel News | Assam Newslast_img read more

Fennecs Test Run with Champions League for Eagles

first_imgFour of the 18 foreign-based Algerian players invited by new coach, Georges Leekens, were in the starting line-up of their various European teams as the UEFA Champions’ League group stage passed half way mark.Nigeria had only Ahmed Musa in action for Leicester City against FC Copenhagen.Musa’s Algerian team mate, Riyad Mahrez played all of 90 minutes for the English Premier league champions while his compatriot, Islam Slimani, was benched by the Nigerian assistant captain.Another Algerian, Rachid Ghezzal played full 90 minutes for ambitious Lyon side that stunned home team Juventus with a late minute equaliser in the 1-1 scoreline that assured the French side an opportunity to nurse the ambition of reaching the knock out stage of the competition.Also, Faouzi Goulam, filed out for FC Napoli against Besiktas and played full time in the useful 1-1 scoreline against the Turkish side on Tuesday just as Hilal Soudani made Dinamo Zagreb’s starting line-up in the humiliating 0-4 lost to host Sevilla on Wednesday.The Algerian Fennecs who are not taking anything for granted moved swiftly yesterday to replace injured Bordeaux forward, Adam Ounas, with Sofiane Hanni from Belgian club Anderlecht.Hani is one of the two more foreign pros as well as four players from the country’s domestic league added to the squad heading for Uyo.Jean Mehdi Tahrat, the other foreign-based player features for Angers in the French Ligue 1.The four local league players are two goalkeepers – Malik Asselah (JS Kabylie), Chemseddine Rahmani (MO Bejaia)– as well as defenders Houari Ferhani (JSK) and Mohamed Khoutir Ziti (ES Setif).Meanwhile, newly invited Super Eagles goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, has said he is 100 per cent ready for the World Cup qualifying clash against the Algerian opponents.The Chippa United shot stopper was a late call up after being initially omitted in the roll calls by Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, But injury on Wolverhampton Wanderers goal tender, Carl Ikeme ensured the immediate fall back on the former Heartland and Warri Wolves safe hands.Akpeyi said he considers the late call up as a rare honour and privilege even though he was cocksure he merited the early invitation.“Of course, I consider it always an honour and privilege to serve my fatherland, I’m happy with the call up as I’m 100 per cent fit and determined to justify my inclusion in the game against the Algerian opponents, Desert Foxes.“The truth is that I had looked forward to be named in the first list but when it did not come through I kept faith and focus on my club career.“I should be arriving Nigeria on Sunday or Monday as the invitation specified to team up with teammates to prepare for the clash against Algeria.“The match against Algeria is not going to be an easy task given the North Africans pedigree in the land but I’m confident we can always conquer at the end of the day to sustain the momentum after the heroic performance against Zambia in Ndola.“I strongly believe that Algeria will certainly go the way of Zambia in Uyo on November 12,” said Akpeyi to Super Eagles are at the group’s summit on three points after Match-day 1 clash success at Zambia in Ndola while opponents, Algeria have one point same as Cameroun.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram *Akpeyi excited by late call up to Super EaglesFemi SolajaAhead of the Match-day two clash of the 2018 World Cup qualifying clash between Nigeria and Algeria in Uyo next Saturday, players listed for action by the North African country midweek gave samples of what to expect in the much-anticipated game.last_img read more

Guardiola confirms Bayern Munich departure

first_imgHe’ll be replaced as coach of the Bundesliga club by Carlo Ancelotti.Guardiola, 44, has been linked with Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal.The former Barcelona boss has won two league titles and the German Cup since joining Bayern in summer 2013.last_img

Ader’s SpringOwl demands a Playtech ‘clean break from Teddy’

first_img Related Articles Submit According to The Times, US activist investor Jason Ader has called on Playtech Plc to sever all ties with Israeli enterprise founder Teddy Sagi.During the course of 2018, Ader’s New York hedge fund SpringOwl Asset Management has been building up its investment in struggling FTSE250 Playtech Plc – demanding that the governance undertake a group-wide shake-up, boosting returns for investors.Meanwhile, in recent years Playtech founder Teddy Sagi has diminished his shareholding to 4.8% in the gambling technology group, which he founded in 1999 and listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2006.The Times reports that SpringOwl and Ader have pressed Playtech governance to undertake a ‘clean break’ from its relationship with Sagi as founder.Ader’s Springowl hedge fund is a specialist in activist investments, targeting underperforming listed corporations and applying pressure on governance to undertake major structural changes with the aim of improving shareholder value and corporate options.From its peak June 2017 trading high 0f 1,020 GBX, Playtech Plc has seen its share price slump below 500 GBX, with the FTSE technology group’s corporate market cap valuation stagnated at circa £1.5 billion.Undertaking his first moves on Playtech this summer, Ader demanded that the board return to focusing the company on operating its gambling verticals.   This September, Playtech offloaded its 10% stake in Israeli ‘contract-for-difference’ online brokerage Plus500, securing £180 million for the transaction.Ader’s increased influence has seen speculation mount on the future of long-term Playtech Chief Executive Mor Weizer (CEO since 2007), with SpringOwl reported to be seeking a fresh face to drive Playtech’s aggressive US growth strategy.Furthermore, investor pressure is mounting on Playtech to enact changes, with a significant number of shareholders (35%) opposing the re-election of Alan Jackson as Chairman. Late to gambling’s US party, City analysts anticipate big changes to be delivered at Playtech Plc in 2019. Plus500 named as the main sponsor of Legia Warsaw August 10, 2020 Playtech goes live in the US with bet365 August 7, 2020 StumbleUpon Share Jason Ader – No Boogeyman… Activism will play a vital part in reshaping gambling August 20, 2020 Sharelast_img read more

Kluivert keen on Van Gaal reunion

first_imgPatrick Kluivert would relish the chance to again work alongside new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal in a coaching capacity.Van Gaal formally took charge at United on Wednesday after his role as Netherlands coach came to an end following the nation’s participation at the FIFA World Cup. Kluivert worked as Van Gaal’s assistant at international level for two years and also played under the 62-year-old at both Ajax and Barcelona as well as for their country. And while Kluivert is disappointed to have been overlooked for the number two role at Old Trafford in favour of Ryan Giggs, he has not ruled out the possibility of forming part of Van Gaal’s backroom staff at the Premier League club at some point. “I talked with Van Gaal and he said he would have loved to have given me the opportunity at Manchester United, but there was somebody already in my position,” the legendary former striker told talkSPORT. “I’m fine with it.  “I would have loved to come to Manchester United. I hope it can happen in the future, you never know.”The synergy that exists between the pair means Kluivert is well placed to make predictions about how United will fare with Van Gaal. Although returning the club to the UEFA Champions League following the disappointment of last season is arguably the Dutchman’s primary aim, Kluivert believes Van Gaal is setting his sights higher. He added: “He’s absolutely going for the Premier League title. A club like Manchester United always has to go for the title and that’s what he wants in his first year.”He’s a great coach and I know he’s looking forward to taking over at Manchester United.  “It will be a difficult year but I know he can do it. He can work well with the squad.”Van Gaal is a great tactician and he wants to win matches. He likes to play offensive and attractive football as well though. He won’t disappoint the Manchester United fans.”last_img read more

England internationals bid for Turkish title

first_img Three members of the England team that beat France earlier this month, Jack Hiluta (Chelmsford, Essex), Neil Raymond (Corhampton, Hampshire, IoW & CI) and Toby Tree (Worthing, Sussex), plus Ben Taylor (Walton Heath, Surrey), another international, will represent England Golf in the Turkish Open Amateur Championship at Antalya on 31st May – 3rd June. The 72-hole stroke play event is being played over two courses on the Turkish Riviera, at Antalya in Serik and over the Cornelia course in Belek. The event is normally staged in September but has been brought forward because the region’s courses will be the venue for this year’s World Golf Championships for the Eisenhower Trophy in October. Hiluta, (picture © Tom Ward) who will celebrate his 23rd birthday on 28th May, is the newly-crowned Spanish Amateur champion, having won the title at Alcanada in March. A graduate of the University of South Alabama, Hiluta made his full England debut against the French having been England boys’ captain in 2007. The former boy cap reached the quarter finals of the British Boys that year; in 2011 he finished tied third in the Berkshire Trophy. Raymond, 26, enjoyed a successful 2011 in which he won the Brabazon Trophy at Burnham & Berrow and became a full England international. He also played in the victorious Home Internationals team and followed up with inclusion in the European Nations Championship and against France recently. He was also successful in Australia over the winter, winning the New South Wales Medal in a playoff while enjoying several other high finishes. Taylor, 19, made his full England debut in last year’s Home Internationals and is a member of the current England squad. In 2010 he won the South East Junior Championship, the South of England Boys Championship and the Daily Telegraph Junior Championship. He also enjoyed a successful 2011, finishing second in the South East of England Links Championship, third in the Lagonda Trophy and reaching the last 16 of the English Amateur. He recently finished third in the Jones Cup in the United States when representing England Golf. Tree, who will turn 18 on 3rd June, is a former England under 14 and under 16 champion. He has also been capped at under 16 and boys levels before become the youngest member of England’s team against France. A consistent performer at national and international level, he won the Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters in 2011 and earlier this year won the Gauteng North Open in South Africa. He was also a member of England’s European Nations Championship squad. 21 May 2012 England internationals bid for Turkish title last_img read more

These Foods Are Seducing You, But They Shouldn’t Be Your Only…

first_imgFacebook4Tweet0Pin0Submitted By: Ava Waits is a Nutrition Mentor Certain foods are seducing you each day, by triggering the pleasure center in your brain.One of my teachers, Neal D. Barnard, M.D., is the author of Breaking the Food Seduction: The Hidden Reasons Behind Food Cravings–And 7 Steps to End Them Naturally. He writes:“Certain foods appear to stimulate the release of opiate chemicals within the brain. These are chemical cousins of morphine and heroin. They are not as strong as illegal drugs, but appear to be strong enough to keep us coming back, especially when we are stressed, tire, angry, or alone. Not every food does this. The groups that do are sugar (and sugar-fat mixtures, such as butter cookies, as well as foods that produce sugar rapidly), chocolate, cheese, and meat.It appears that they actually stimulate the brain in such a way that it is easy to get hooked and tough to break free, even if you find yourself gaining weight or lapsing into health problems.”So we’re being seduced, and the seduction is very real if you are about to spend Valentine’s Day unsatisfied in relationships, overworked, and frustrated by the state of your health. It’s easy to turn to comforting and addicting food when pieces of your life are unbalanced.Here are ideas to make these seductive foods a better date. I won’t ask you to painfully give up the relationship that you have with these foods. Simply upgrade the ingredients, keep whole vegetables and grains in your diet, and infuse your meals with an enjoyment factor. Put intention behind how you present these foods to yourself.1. Sugar ~ Currently, the sweetener I most recommend is coconut syrup, which is the sap from coconut tree blossoms. It’s high in Vitamin C, and has a brown sugar flavor. Some agave syrup brands are blended with corn syrup, so I stay away from agave at this point. Raw honey is another great sweetener.2. Chocolate ~ Choose a raw chocolate bar, instead of the processed and sugared bar you’ll find in most stores. Raw chocolate is high in serotonin and tryptophan, which defend against stress. It also has high amounts of fiber, iron and Vitamin C. Try a chocolate truffle on a beautiful small plate, served with a cup of tea.3. Cheese ~ Choose organic dairy, since chemicals from conventional dairy production become concentrated in milk. I gave up cow dairy several years ago, because I kept getting sore throats, colds, and coughs. It turns out that goat and sheep dairy work well in my body, so I’ve switched to dairy products from these smaller animals. Cheese is a side dish, not a main course. When I crave cheese, I’ll melt a couple pieces into a corn tortilla on a stove top pan and eat it when it is still melted. You can also create a gorgeous arrangement of cut vegetables, gluten-free crackers and just a few small slices of cheese on the side.4. Meat ~ If you consume meat products, find a local meat farm and support them. When you buy from a local farm, you can be sure of humane animal practices. You also get to step back in time, and instead of meat suffocating in plastic, your cut will be handed to you in classic butcher paper.Holidays are meant to be fun and exciting. I will be eating organic dark chocolate on Valentine’s Day, and I plan to thoroughly enjoy it. Food is not the only path to happiness and health though, and that’s why you can’t rely on these seductive foods to stay happy. The rest of your life must be in balance. If you’ve felt melancholy at some point this winter, a little lost, heavy, groggy or dull, you’ll want to keep an eye out for a new opportunity I will be announcing shortly. It’s all about luscious eating, enjoyment, and bringing the perfect opportunities into your life.© 2011 Ava Waits~~~~~~~~~~~~Ava Waits is a Nutrition Mentor and Global Nutrition Concierge™ at She helps her clients to embrace a European attitude toward food, where meals become a pleasure to prepare, and health becomes a priority. If you’d like to sample her gentle and enjoyable approach to nutrition, please visit her website for more tips, recipes and videos.last_img read more