No. 4 Incarnate Word Walks Off No. 1 Sam Houston State, 3-2

first_imgBox Score | Tournament HomepageSUGAR LAND, Texas – For the first time since 2006, the No. 1 seed was eliminated on day two as No. 4 Incarnate Word knocked out Sam Houston State in walkoff fashion on Thursday afternoon. Shea Gutierrez raced around third for the winning run on a bloop single from Michael Garza that just dropped on the fair side of the right-field line.BSB: The @UIWBaseball Cardinals ADVANCE on Garza’s RBI single in bottom 9th, scoring Gutierrez. 3-2 final over @Bearkatsbsb. #TheWord #EatEmUpKats #SouthlandStrong pic.twitter.com/9P4mDZeTvg— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) May 23, 2019 In the top of the eighth, back-to-back one out doubles by Hunter Hearn and Jack Rogers brought the score level once again at 2-2.BSB: Hearn and Rogers deliver back-to-back doubles. @bearkatsbsb ties game 2-2 vs. @UIWBaseball. Top 8th, 2 out on ESPN+. ?? https://t.co/5qomLC9wT5 ???? @espn apps #EatEmUpKats #TheWord #SouthlandStrong pic.twitter.com/o6jr7UxHuY— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) May 23, 2019 However, it was a Mickolajchak blemish in the fourth that evened the score as a wild pitch with runners at second and third allowed Ryan Gonzalez to make the 90-foot trip to home plate. In the following inning, Michael Garza drew the first walk of the afternoon from Mickolajchak and came around to score on an Eddy Gonzalez double down the line in right field. Incarnate Word advances to face the loser of game eight between No. 5 McNeese and No. 8 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, and Sam Houston State’s season comes to a close. The Cardinals threatened to extend the lead in the sixth, putting two runners in scoring position after a Shea Gutierrez double, but a groundout to short allowed Sam Houston State to escape the jam. Although Tyler Miller (7-3) was credited with the win after recording the final out in the top of the ninth, some credit is due to starter Bernie Martinez, who surrendered just two runs on nine hits with four strikeouts over 8.2 innings. For the second-straight game, the Bearkats jumped on top first on a two-out RBI single up the middle from Hunter Hearn to drive in Colton Cowser. Mikolajchak, who came in averaging 10.6 strikeouts per nine innings, punched out five in the first three frames and struck out the side in the second inning.last_img read more

Comebacking Hit the Road Takes $53,000 Santa Anita Allowance Feature

first_imgCOMEBACKING HIT THE ROAD TAKES $53,000 SANTA ANITA ALLOWANCE FEATURE BY THREE QUARTERS OF A LENGTH AS RISPOLI & BLACKER TEAM FOR MILE TURF WIN IN 1:34.19ARCADIA, Calif. (May 22, 2020)–Idle since Dec. 1, trainer Dan Blacker’s comebacking 3-year-old colt Hit the Road moved into contention three furlongs from home and took command a sixteenth of a mile out to take Friday’s $53,000 allowance feature by three quarters of a length.  Ridden by Umberto Rispoli, he got one mile on turf in 1:34.19.With the temporary inner rail set at 30 feet, Hit the Road, a Kentucky-bred son of More Than Ready, was full of run while a joint fourth about three lengths off the lead heading into the far turn, but Rispoli bided his time, got shuffled back a bit while saving ground and was two from the fence at the top of the stretch.“He was ready to go moving into the turn, but I wanted to save ground and wait a bit,” said Rispoli, who was aboard for the first time today.  “This course is firm, so I didn’t want to be too far back, but we got lucky and had a perfect trip.  The way he finished, I think he’s going to improve off of this race.”A respectable fourth in the Grade III, one mile turf Cecil B. DeMille Stakes Dec. 1 at Del Mar, Hit the Road, who is out of the U S Ranger mare Highway Mary, was off at 6-1 in a field of eight 3-year-olds and up and paid $14.20, $8.00 and $4.20.In his first start versus older competition, Hit the Road, an ungraded one mile turf stakes winner here three starts back on Oct. 6, notched his third win from six starts.  Owned by D K Racing, LLC, Radley Equine, Inc., Taste of Victory Stables, Rick Gold and Dave Odmark, Hit the Road picked up $31,800 for the win, increasing his earnings to $134,751.Ridden by Assael Espinoza, 6-year-old gelding Maestro Dearte rallied to be second by three quarters of a length over 7-5 favorite Odysseus.  The longest shot in the field at 35-1, Maestro Dearte paid $28.20 and $8.40.Odysseus, who broke sharply from the rail and showed the way to mid-stretch, held third by a head over King of Speed.  Ridden by Jorge Velez, Odysseus paid $2.80 to show.Fractions on the race were 23.49, 47.01, 1:10.58 and 1:22.67.First post time for a nine-race card, with no public admittance on Saturday, is at 12:30 p.m.  Fans are encouraged to wager via 1stBet.com or Xpressbet.com.  For additional information, please visit santaanita.com or call (626) 574-RACE.last_img read more

Roosters reportedly dismiss claims of Sonny Bill Williams’ shock NRL return

first_imgThe Blues second-five is rumoured to be returning to the NRL with the Roosters at the end of the Super Rugby season.Former Roosters player Jimmy Smith made the comments on Australian radio.”The mail is good,” Smith told the Big Sports Weekend radio programme on Sydney radio station 2KY.”From what I understand, the deal is done. It will be a short stint at the end of the Super Rugby season.”Smith told the Big Sports Weekend on Sunday that the backrower will be back in Bondi before the finals with the Super Rugby final set for August 4.However, the Roosters would need to register any NRL contract before June 30 to allow Williams to play this season.The 32-year-old’s deal with New Zealand Rugby doesn’t expire until the end of 2019, meaning he’d need to either be released or afforded a sabbatical in order to make the move.Smith purported that the cap space left by the departure of Mitchell Pearce would be sufficient to sign Williams.Roosters chairman Nick Politis has has dismissed any suggestions of a shock return.”It’s news to me,” Politis told FOX Sports Australia today.”As far as I’m aware he’s contracted to play rugby union in New Zealand.”We love Sonny and we’ll always love Sonny. But I’m not sure where this has come from.”An All Blacks spokesperson has also reportedly denied any hint of an NRL comeback, telling 1NEWS that the midfielder is a critical piece of their World Cup plans.Williams played one season with Sydney-based club back in 2013, winning a Premiership.last_img read more

Rio 2016: Jaguar in Amazon torch relay shot dead

first_imgThe female jaguar escaped its handlers after the ceremony on Monday and attacked a soldier, a spokesman said.Four tranquiliser darts failed to stop it and a soldier shot it with a pistol.Organisers for the Rio Games said it had been a mistake to exhibit the Olympic torch next to a chained wild animal.University of Brasilia animal behaviour scientist Joao Paulo Castro told BBC Brasil that it was likely the animal escaped because it got stressed during the relay.”It’s neither healthy nor advisable to subject an animal to such a situation, with lots of noise and people,” he said.”Often, jaguars already are stressed by being kept in captivity, that’s only compounded when they’re exposed to hubbub.”Animal rights groups have condemned the killing, with some questioning why the animal was involved in the Olympic event.”When will we learn? Wild animals held captive and forced to do things that are frightening, sometimes painful, and always unnatural are ticking time bombs,” Brittany Peet, director of captive animal law enforcement at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), said in a statement.The animal called Juma was being kept at a zoo attached to a military jungle training camp.It was rescued as a cub by soldiers after its mother died in the jungle and was brought up at the camp, the military said.Jaguars seized from hunters are sometimes kept as mascots by jungle battalions and shown at military parades.An investigation into the jaguar’s death will now be carried out by the military.The Olympic torch is relayed through Brazil leading up to the August opening ceremony.last_img read more

Bustinza: “Thinking all the time about qualifying doesn’t help”

first_imgDespite his absence and that of Siovas, untouchable in the back for two years, Leganés is performing well in defense with his less usual. The substitutes perform and that is “great”, insists Bustinza. “I knew that the Cup would not be easy and it was shown that there is a long squad. Now I will have to press harder than ever to return. Those who are playing are wonderful, ”admits the Basque defender. Live the Legamania an evolution opposite to the bad course that the Leganés is doing. Although the pickles have not left the decline in what we have been doing, the support of the fans remains intact. It even grows. Morning, in Pucela, there will be about 600 displaced blue and white. Massive support that today has experienced a snack with the autograph signing that the captains Szymanowski and Bustinza (both injured, will not play in Valladolid) They have had in Butarque. About 200 people (mostly children) have come to meet their idols. A I endorse that, says Bustinza, he also breathes the costumes.“The season is being tough for everyone. The start was not as expectedbut right now You realize there are people in the car, but not in passing. This is growth for the club, ”the defender insisted, about to return to the group after suffering a sprain resulting from an“ accident ”(Aguirre dixit) in the gym. “It happened to me warming up. I had to do an exercise of lateral movements. I stepped on a wedge that was upside down with such bad luck that, to top it off, the wedge was in the opposite direction to where I was making the move. To beat me with the truth… ”, he admits half jokingly, half seriously. “There is a connotation of the end, but nothing ends”An improvement of the team of which Javier Aguirre is also guilty who has injected confidence in the workforce. Also prudence. The Mexican says that there is no hurry to get off the descent. Bustinza confirms that this message is what has spread in the locker room. “All matches have a connotation of the end, with nothing ending,” he insists.“You have to have your feet on the ground and arrive in the best way at the end of the championship. I don’t mind being in descent until the end if in the last two weeks we went out. Constantly going around the rankings would not help, ”he said sure of his words and that the Basque recipe is based on the intensity of the day to day.“Aguirre is what you see from the outside. It is intense He puts a lot of cane into the routine. That evades you from doing caballas. With Aguirre you do not think about anything other than what will beat you up the next day … because as you fail in what has already told you that you better get a good … ”, concluded the second blue and white captain. LaLiga Santander* Data updated as of January 2, 2020last_img read more

Correa: “The goalkeeper fell on me and I had a strong blow …”

first_imgHow have you seen your match?In the first part the goalkeeper fell on me and I had a very strong blow to the knee, but I could continue. It is important to start the year like this. We dedicate it to our people.And how have you lived everything that happened in the countryside? It was very weird. It is very hot, the field is heavy. We started down but we were able to reverse the situation that is very important.They have not lost faith …It is a triumph of faith, we always seek to win and we have achieved it.Now the Madrid.It will be a match like this, very special. Hopefully we will be given like today and we can win.last_img

Eibar lowers the price of tickets to fill Ipurua against Levante and Mallorca

first_imgThe Barca club will sell locations at 10 euros to members and shareholders for each of the two meetings, which will be 5 euros if they are children, both physically in the Orsaixan space of customer service located in Ipurua, and on the Internet through the website of the Eibar (www.sdeibar.com/entradas).The rest of the fans will benefit from a 2×1 (two games at the price of one), since buying the ticket for the duel against the I raised On Saturday, February 29, another will be free for next week’s meeting (Saturday, March 7) before the Majorca.The followers who are not partners and shareholders must pay 15 euros in the case of children’s tickets, 25 euros in the east, west, north (zone B) and south (zone B) stands, 30 euros in north and south stands (zone A), and 35 euros in north and south stands (central zone). This promotion for fans is also available both online on the club’s website, and in person at Ipurua at the Orsaixan customer service office. Of course, those who make the purchase ‘online’ of the localities against Levante, will have to go through Ipurua to collect the free entry of the match against Mallorca.The Eibar warns that the special prices of the subscribers are not cumulative to the 2×1 promotion. That is Members can purchase tickets at 10 euros (price reductions), but without being given another location for the next meeting.Two key partiesThe Eibar has launched these two special promotions under the motto ‘Denok bat garaipenaren bila’ (All to one for the victory), to fill Ipurua with Barça fans and that the fans push the team in these two momentous matches in their fight for permanence.The Gipuzkoan team has 24 points, the same as the Celtic, and is only 2 points above the descent, the position of the Majorca (22 points) The Mallorcan team has left behind Leganés Y Spanish, which are colistas with 19 points. Above is the I raised (32 points) after winning the Real Madrid leader (1-0) in the Ciutat de Valencia last Sunday.The Eibarrés team has played one less meeting having postponed the duel against the Royal Society in Ipurua on Sunday February 16 due to air pollution due to a landfill fire in the Biscayan town of Zaldibar, very close to the Guipuzcoan of Eibar. This Guipuzcoan derby will be played on Tuesday, March 10, then the matches against him I raised and the Majorca. The Eibar has lowered the price of tickets for the next two games against I raised and the Majorca in Ipurua on Saturday, February 29 and Saturday, March 7, respectively (both at 1:00 p.m.), with the objective of filling the Gipuzkoan camp of Eibarrese followers in two key duels in the struggle for permanence.last_img read more

Trippier thinks about the future: “Two more seasons at Atlético …”

first_imgTrippier remains isolated at home, like the rest of Atlético de Madrid’s teammates, and has granted an interview for the Burnley Express, where remember his time with the city team, where he was between 2011 and 2015 (in the first year he was appointed Player of the Year), until he left for Tottenham. And it also counts how his career is planned, first his time at Atleti and then his path to retirement. “I would love to retire there. That’s my goal, to retire at Burnley. I have a great relationship with Sean Dyche. “ Explain. Dyche has been the coach of Burnley since 2012, so he coincided with Trippier for three seasons and since then they have been very close friends. “I have spoken to him a few times a week since I left Burnley. I always have. We have a great relationship,” he confesses. “We are in contact all the time about family, football … He still makes me feel bad to take me back! Someday it will surely happen, I will play for them 100% again … “, says Trippier, who looks beyond: “After that, I would start my training as a coach and would love to train at Burnley.. I would love to go wherever Sean Dyche goes because I have a great relationship with him. “Trippier, however, is right now key piece at Atlético de Simeone. The Briton fell on his feet at the club and, from the preseason, He has earned the confidence of the coach, who has used him in 26 games (they are no more for the pubic operation), and the love of the hobby.center_img The 29-year-old winger looks to the future and how he would like it to be: “I want to play as high as I can for as long as I can, but I will know when the time is right. If I’m in Atleti for another two years, that will take me to 32 years old (he will be in September 2022) and Burnley is the only club I would return to England “.last_img read more

Tardelli attacks Chiellini: “Hatred generates hatred, that it learns from Zoff and Scirea”

first_imgThe statements of Giorgio Chiellini proceed to trigger a stir in his autobiography and within the interview with The Repubblica. The critics of Mario Balotelli and Felipe Melo didn’t like Marco Tardelli, a former ex-conconero, in any respect: “I’m very unhappy for the statements by Chiellini, captain of the Nazionale, Juventus and key man within the Italian Affiliation of Footballers,” Twitter In keeping with the legendary former participant of the Italian crew, the defender used “very harsh phrases in the direction of teammates who ought to take into account him a reference.” Moreover, Tardelli didn’t agree with Chiellini talking of ‘sports activities hatred’ for Inter: “Declared hatred of one other membership generates extra hatred.” In keeping with the coach, Chiellini ought to comply with the instance of two nice fashions: “Due to captains like Zoff and Scirea I discovered respect for the rival additionally within the hardest fights.”last_img read more