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The Lady Demons were outrebounded by 10 (34-24), but were able to grab offensive boards at key times. NSU converted their five offensive rebounds into five points, including a drought-busting two free throws by Ndey Sonko at the 11:10 mark.Before Sonko’s free throws, neither team had scored since Tia Youngblood scored from the low block with 16:51 to play in the game. Northwestern State 66, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 59NATCHITOCHES, La. – Janelle Perez has made a difference in numerous ways in her three seasons at Northwestern State. – Return to top – Abilene Christian 79, McNeese State 59Northwestern State 66, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 59 In the Southland Conference portion of the 2014-15 season, it has been as a scorer. For the third time in five conference games, Perez topped the 20-point mark, scoring 18 points in the second half alone, as the Lady Demons rallied past Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 66-59, on Wednesday night at the American Bank Center. Led by Perez, the Lady Demons (10-6, 5-0 Southland) are off to their best conference start since 2003-04 when they won their first 11 games. Abilene Christian 79, McNeese State 59LAKE CHARLES, La. – Abilene Christian women’s basketball broke away from its traditional lineup for the first time all season and the change certainly accomplished its desired effect as the Wildcats started and finished strong to stun McNeese State, 75-59, Wednesday night at Burton Coliseum.The win snapped a season-long four-game losing skid for the Wildcats, improving their season and Southland Conference marks to 8-6 and 1-3, while the Cowgirls fell to 8-7 and 2-2. It was only the second loss all season at home for McNeese.Suzzy and Lizzy Dimba along with guards Alexis Mason and Whitney West remained in the lineup for the 23rd consecutive game dating back to last season, but head coach Julie Goodenough opted to have sophomore forward Sydney Shelstead come off the bench tonight while starting junior guard Paris Webb.And each player unquestionably proved to be a major contributor.Webb totaled 10 points on 4-of-8 shooting with a pair of threes, pulled down four rebounds and dished out four assists through 33 minutes in her first start as a Wildcat.Shelstead, meanwhile, put up starter numbers, registering her sixth double-double of the season, coming down with 14 rebounds and scoring 19 points in 28 minutes.The Wildcats led by as many as 15 points in the first half, but that advantage was gone by halftime and the Cowgirls continued to roll offensively through the opening moments of the second half and grabbed a 10-point lead (49-39) following a three-point play by Talisa Boyd at the 17:08 mark.Shockingly though, as fast as the Cowgirls offense could appear, it would disappear just as quick – and for long stretches of time. The bucket by Boyd would be McNeese’s last for close to seven minutes as the Wildcats struck back with a 14-1 run to regain the lead at 53-50, and right after the Cowgirls connected on consecutive baskets within 10 seconds at the midway point to go up 54-53, they again were held without a field goal for three minutes.It was during the latter scoring drought with about 9:30 remaining that Shelstead began to take off on offense, scoring six straight points for the Wildcats followed by a big 3-pointer off the bench from sophomore Ellyn Avery with 7:25 to go.Avery added a second basket a minute later and by the final media timeout the Wildcats had their second 15-point lead of the night at 71-56 thanks to a layup and a ‘and one’ from Shelstead.ACU finished the game on a 36-10 over the final 15:53 after McNeese took its largest lead of the evening.ACU started tonight incredibly efficient on offense, knocking down five of its first seven field goal attempts, the last of which forced McNeese to call a timeout with 16:08 remaining. The Dimbas were responsible for ACU’s first 12 points with both Lizzy and Suzzy burying a 3-pointer.Shelstead came in following the first media timeout and broke the Dimbas’ streak with a layup that made it 14-4 in ACU’s favor and capped a 7-0 run. Moments later ACU went off on a mini 3-point binge as long-distance buckets by Lizzy Dimba, West and two from Webb gave the Wildcats a 28-13 lead.But the Cowgirls quickly transitioned to a full-court press following the second media stoppage that resulted in five turnovers and 11-straight points as ACU went scoreless from 9:43 to 6:17. That run cut the Wildcats lead down to 30-26.A Shelstead basket eventually snapped ACU’s scoreless streak, but the Wildcats couldn’t regain the offensive firepower that carried them through the first ten minutes as they hit just two more field goals over the final six minutes.McNeese went on a 13-4 run during the final four minutes of first half, during which a bucket by Verdin made it a one-possession game at the 2:09 mark. Then Allison Baggett tied the score for the first time with a 3-pointer at :45 seconds, and Boyd gave the home team its first lead a mere 10 seconds.A Jalyn Johnson free throw put McNeese ahead at halftime, 39-36.ACU started the half shooting .571 (12-21) from the floor and .600 (6-10) from 3-point range, but finished 3-14 (.214) and 0-5 (.000).McNeese shot .472 in the first half (.17-36) despite missing 10 3-pointers. Baggett had the most points with 12 as she connected on 5-of-7 attempts. She then hit her first of the second half, kick starting a 10-3 run that put the Cowgirls ahead by 10 points three minutes in.That’s as good as it would get, however, for McNeese as the Cowgirls went stone cold from the field for the remainder of the contest, finishing 24-of-66 (.364) from the field and 4-27 (.148) from beyond the arc.Baggett led all Cowgirls with 17 points, but none of her teammates reached double figures either in scoring or rebounds as ACU won the battle off the glass, 42-36 (23-14 in second half).In addition to Shelstead’s 14 boards, Mason and both Dimbas each pulled down six rebounds. Suzzy Dimbaalso added two blocks.The Wildcats didn’t make any trips to the free throw line in the first half, but connected on 8-of-11 tries in the second half led by Mason, who went 4-of-4 and West who went 2-of-2 after hitting the front end of a one-and-one with 5:03 remaining.ACU employed all of four lineups through 30 games last season with Renata Marquez, West, Mason, and Suzzy and Lizzy Dimba as its most frequent combination (18g).The Wildcats return to action Saturday at 2 p.m. for a home showdown vs. the defending Southland Conference champions from Stephen F. Austin that will follow the men’s nationally televised game against the Lumberjacks. The men’s contest tips at 11 a.m. on CBS Sports Network. Joining Perez in double figures were Chelsea Rogers (14) and Keisha Lee (10). The NSU trio combined to hit all 10 of the Lady Demons’ 3-pointers on a combined 19 attempts. Buoyed by Perez’ efficiency, Northwestern State committed just six turnovers, a season low, and allowed just four points off of those turnovers. Conversely, NSU forced 13 turnovers and scored 12 points off the Islanders (6-9, 2-2) miscues. Their combined 52 points allowed the Lady Demons to overcome a 24-point outburst from the Islanders’ Shay Weaver, who controlled the early action, and a double-double of 13 points and 11 rebounds from Camesha Davis. After a back-and-forth first 10 minutes, the Islanders appeared to take control as NSU endured a 3:45 drought between field goals. The Lady Demons trailed by nine on two occasions in the first half, the second time with 5:28 to play on a pair of Jennifer Ramirez free throws. Perez, the reigning SLC Player of the Week and the league’s leading scorer in conference games, played a pivotal role in bringing the Lady Demons back, draining a pair of 3-pointers. – Return to top – Weaver carried the Islanders offense, scoring Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s first seven points of the game and assisting on Kassie Jones’ 3-pointer that snapped a 7-all tie. Weaver finished the first half with 13 points and two assists. Northwestern State stormed back with a 10-0 run, capped by Beatrice Attura’s driving scoop shot with 51 seconds to play, to take a one-point lead. The lead didn’t last as Weaver hit a jumper on the ensuing possession to give the Islanders their one-point halftime lead, 31-30.
Pingoy drilled two more jumpers in the extra period to finish with seven points, three rebounds, and three assists.The Cameroonian center Sarr imposed his will to come away with nine markers, 18 rebounds and a block.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnThe Falcons leaned on the duo in OT as Pingoy drilled the go-ahead basket with 58.3 seconds remaining before Sarr put his side up by five, 61-56, with a crucial three-point play with three ticks left.“As you can see, we’re still a work in progress. We got some new guys and we just have to stay within the course, still a lot of polishing to do,” said Adamson coach Franz Pumaren, as his side was the lone UAAP squad to win in opening day after the shock defeats of La Salle and Ateneo earlier in the day. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Dawn Ochea led Adamson in scoring with 14 points and six rebounds, rookie Tyrus Hill got 10 markers and four boards, and Jerrick Ahanmisi also had nine.Kent Salado paced the Chiefs with 14 points, eight rebounds, and two assists, while Archie Concepcion had 13 markers and four boards in the loss.The scores:ADAMSON 61 – Ochea 14, Hill 10, Ahanmisi 9, Sarr 9, Pingoy 7, Manalang 4, Manganti 2, Camacho 2, Mustre 2, Paranada 2, Bernardo 0, Zaldivar 0, Chua 0.ARELLANO 56 – Salado 14, Concepcion 13, Flores 11, Enriquez 6, Gupilan 4, Villoria 3, Abanes 2, Rivera 2, Nicholls 1, Canete 0, Dela Cruz 0, Padilla 0, Meca 0, Alcoriza 0, De Guzman 0, Ongolo Ongolo 0.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos Ex-Bulacan town vice mayor, village chief shot dead Perez shines in Filoil debut for Lyceum vs Ateneo Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite LATEST STORIES LIST: Jan. 20 class suspensions due to Taal Volcano eruption For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Wildlife rescuers asked to turn over animals to DENR Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPapi Sarr was in his usual dominant force inside while Jerie Pingoy stepped up late to carry Adamson to a thrilling 61-56 victory over Arellano in overtime in the 2017 Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup Monday night at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Subbing in for the fouled-out Robbie Manalang, the transferee from Ateneo cashed in on his chances late, draining the game-tying three, 48-all, that forced overtime with 20.8 seconds left.ADVERTISEMENT Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home MOST READ Bulacan town gears up for biggest cookie jar Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Quarters:12-14, 21-20, 34-38, 48-48, 61-56. View comments
OUTGUNNED by big horse SHE’S A MANEATER, and before that WILL IN CHARGE in the Diamond Mile, top sprinter CHACE THE GREAT faces lesser rivals in this afternoon’s Reggae Trophy at five furlongs straight. However, the Dwight Chen-trained six-year-old gelding is allowing Richard Azan’s pair of MONEY MAGNET and PEKING CRUZ tons of weight, 15lb and 17lb, respectively. The trio last met on December 15 at five and a half furlongs, with CHACE THE GREAT giving both six pounds in an event that he lost by a head to SHE’S A MANEATER, who chased him down with the big weight that afternoon. Now in the hot seat with 126lb, CHACE THE GREAT will have chasing to do, especially with PEKING CRUZ carrying a feather at five furlongs straight, a distance at which he clocked 58.0 seconds back in September. PEKING CRUZ ran his best-ever race in November’s six-furlong Caribbean Sprint, carrying 121lb, and fought MR UNIVERSE on the lead before CHACE THE GREAT arrived with 126lb to cut them down leaving the furlong pole. MONEY MAGNET was kept out of the Caribbean Sprint by Azan, who instead ambitiously pointed her to the December 1 Diamond Mile, a distance at which she has never won and had no chance of beating the country’s top middle-distance runners and stayers. In the Diamond Mile, MONEY MAGNET ran as expected, prominent into the straight, third a furlong out, before weakening into fourth place behind WILL IN CHARGE, the closer BIGDADDYKOOL and CHACE THE GREAT, who bravely tried to steal the event after getting rid of MR UNIVERSE on the lead. MONEY MAGNET has been winning the early morning battles with PEKING CRUZ from the gate in preparation for the Reggae Trophy, twice beating her stablemate, clocking 59.0 seconds, six days apart, by more than a length on each occasion. That doesn’t sit well for the four-year-old gelding with MONEY MAGNET drawn on his outside, widest in the seven-horse field, and running only two pounds heavier, leaving CHACE THE GREAT with the job of having to defy the handicaps against the mare. In a previous meeting at five furlongs straight, CHACE THE GREAT carried 121lb and surged in the last furlong to beat MONEY MAGNET, 115lb, into third place, an event in which the pace was set by SIEMPRE BUENO. CHACE THE GREAT has never been better, holding his own against SHE’S A MANEATER, who has only been able to beat him sprinting with the pace set up for her by stablemate MR UNIVERSE. Though MONEY MAGNET definitely has the handicaps in her favour, the class resides with CHACE THE GREAT, a much-improved gelding, going up against a five-year-old mare, who he has consistently had the better of.
1 Belgium international Axel Witsel Manchester United target Axel Witsel has hinted that he could join Juventus in the summer.The Belgian has previously been heavily linked with a switch to Old Trafford as the Red Devils attempt to bolster their midfield options.However, Juventus have also joined the running for the 26-year-old’s services as they make contingency plans in case Paul Pogba is sold.The Frenchman is a target for Real Madrid and in preparation for his possible departure Juventus are said to have sounded out Witsel over a move to Italy.And the Belgium international has now admitted that a move to the Serie A champions could happen.“Joining Juventus next summer? We’ll have to wait until the summer transfer market, then we’ll see,” Witsel told voetbalkrant.com.“My youth idol was Zinedine Zidane, and I admire Andrea Pirlo a lot – he’s one of the best players in the world.”
The man also drove the wrong way down the the Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway at one point during the case, struck a vehicle and continued driving. No one was hurt in the collision. While on side streets, the suspect stopped the van and threw it into reverse at least eight times, striking two police cruisers, police said. One of the cruisers was totaled as a result. The van partially ended up on the squad car’s roof. Two officers were taken to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries, police said. Both were released by 5:30 a.m. One of them suffered a broken arm. One officer was injured when the airbag deployed. The van eventually came to a stop in a cul-de-sac. The man ran away but was tackled by officers a few minutes later and taken into custody on suspicion of felony evading and attempted murder of police officers, police said. VAN NUYS – A man crashed a van into a North Hills strip club today, then led police on a chase — injuring two LAPD officers by intentionally backing into their squad cars – before he was arrested, authorities said. The suspect was identified as Jimmy Giron, 26, of Panorama City. He was being held at the Los Angeles County Jail on attempted murder charges on an officer and assault with a deadly weapon on an officer and pedestrians. Police say he was the man behind the wheel of a van that slammed into the structure housing the Valley Ball Cabaret at 8532 Sepulveda Blvd. at 12:39 a.m., then unsuccessfully tried to run over pedestrians and patrons of the strip club. When officers arrived, the suspect fled the scene, police said. He ran red lights and at times drove the wrong way down side streets, according to the California Highway Patrol. Police said the incident stemmed from an argument the suspect had with his ex-girlfriend. For the latest news and observations on crime in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, check out the Daily News’ crime blog by clicking here.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
For example, a family of two could make no more than $47,350, and a family of four has an income ceiling of $59,200. For information, call Patricia Mejia at (213) 833-7988, Ext. 24, or go to www.enterprisecommunity.org. Peace group to screen movie WHITTIER – The Whittier Area Peace and Justice Coalition will put on a free screening of the movie “The Road to Guantanamo” at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Matthias Episcopal Church, 7056 Washington Ave. Free refreshments will be provided. For more information, call (562) 587-6270 or (562) 698-9154. LOS ANGELES – County Supervisor Gloria Molina is encouraging qualifying homeowners to participate in the Green Grant Program. Green Grant Program recipients will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis and will receive up to $20,000 to install in their home a 3kW photovoltaic system that typically costs $26,000 per unit and that actually generates electricity. If no electricity is used in the house with a photovoltaic system, the electricity will flow back into the grid, causing the energy meter to go in reverse. To qualify for the Green Grant Program, applicants must be an existing homeowner whose annual income does not exceed 80 percent of the adjusted median income as determined by the federal government. Elks planning golf fund-raiser MONTEBELLO – The Montebello Elks Lodge 2051 is now accepting donations or contributions for its first-ever golf tournament scheduled for Oct. 18 at the Montebello Country Club, 901 Via San Clemente. All proceeds from the tournament will go toward funding the lodge’s youth activities program, including scholarships and the dictionary program, which provides dictionaries to all third-grade students in Montebello. The Elk’s Lodge is a nonprofit organization. For more information, call (323) 721-8506. Chili cook-off entries due SANTA FE SPRINGS – Enter now for the city’s annual chili cook-off to be held Oct. 13. Those interested must enter the competition by 5 p.m. Monday, at Town Center Hall, 11740 E. Telegraph Road. There is no entry fee to participate. The event is part of the city’s 50th anniversary celebration and will include a Kid Zone and live entertainment. The first-place winner will receive $500 and a picture of the winner, and the recipe will be put into the city’s 50th Anniversary Time Capsule. The second-place winner will receive $300, and the third-place winner will receive $200. Judging will take place at 1:30 p.m. with free hot dogs and corn bread available to enjoy with the chili. For more information, call (562) 863-4896. Medicare, health plans explained LA MIRADA – SCAN Healthcare will present a Medicare workshop at 10 a.m. Oct. 11 at the La Mirada Activity Center, 13810 La Mirada Blvd. The presentation will include information on Medicare’s new prescription-drug laws and, in preparation for open enrollment season, how your medical group works with your health plan. For information, call (562) 902-3160 or visit www.cityoflamirada.org. Pianist to perform at symphony gala LA MIRADA – Pianist comedian Dale Gonyea will perform at the La Mirada Symphony’s annual benefit gala from 5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Holiday Inn Select, 14299 La Mirada Blvd. The event is black-tie optional. Donations are $60 per person or $450 for a table of eight. For reservations, call (714) 522-1754 or (562) 941-7424. – From staff reports 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
Julian Speroni 1 Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni says he is battling back to full fitness after sustaining a hand injury in pre-season.The Eagles cult hero partially tore a ligament between two fingers in his right hand during a training session in South Africa and is expected to be out for at least another four to six weeks.However, the 36-year-old is due to have a scan on the injury this week and is hoping he will be back sooner rather than later to challenge new signing Alex McCarthy for the No.1 jersey at Selhurst Park.“I’m positive that things will go well with the scan and see how things develop during the week,” Speroni told the Palace matchday programme.“I’ll have a scan and make sure it’s healing properly and if it is then I can push a little harder. “I have done some handling work and it felt OK but it takes to four to six weeks to completely heal, so I need to be careful as I don’t want to rush it and something happens again and instead of four weeks it becomes two months.”
Getty Images – Getty Gabriel Jesus will attempt to fill the void left by Sergio Aguero 3 And Citizens boss Pep Guardiola has confirmed his star man will miss games against Shakhtar Donetsk, Newcastle, Burnley and the December 7 clash with Manchester United.He said: “A few games, I don’t know exactly. He has a tendon problem in front – will be a few games out.“He’ll miss the derby.” 3 Fernandinho has been playing as a makeshift centre-half for City Check out all the live commentaries coming up across the talkSPORT network this week Reading vs Leeds (Tuesday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2Valencia vs Chelsea (Wednesday, 5:55pm) – talkSPORT 2West Brom vs Bristol City (Wednesday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2Astana vs Manchester United (Thursday, 3:50pm) – talkSPORT 2Braga vs Wolves (Thursday, 5:55pm) – talkSPORT 2Swansea vs Fulham (Friday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2Newcastle vs Manchester City (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORTCharlton vs Sheffield Wednesday (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Tottenham vs Bournemouth (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Southampton vs Watford (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORT It is another major injury blow for City, who lost Leroy Sane and Aymeric Laporte to serious knee injuries earlier this year.Gabriel Jesus is likely to have a chance to stake a claim for a regular starting place while Aguero is sidelined.Below, you can read the best bits from Guardiola’s press conference…On injuries to Oleksandr Zinchenko, Rodri and David Silva“At the moment he [Zinchenko] is injured. He arrived as a young player, he’s trained incredible and convinced us. He can play in several positions, he adapts well.“They [Rodri and Silva] had cramp on Saturday, they are both fit now.”On Gabriel Jesus“It’s not easy for Gabriel, there’s no other striker at this level who can be so humble and accept the situation.“It’s important in how you train and he never misses a training session. When he says he wants to work and learn, that is the truth.“He’s an incredible guy, he and Sergio respect each other. Sergio plays more minutes but not much more, I try and involve both. Sometimes we need both on the pitch. 3 AFP Sergio Aguero has been ruled out of next month’s Manchester derby.The Man City striker was forced off in Saturday’s 2-1 win over Chelsea with a muscle injury. LIVE on talkSPORT AFP or licensors Sergio Aguero will be a big miss for City “We will miss Sergio, but we’re going to wait for him and in Gabriel we have a star in that position.“His impact and energy immediately seduced us. He’s extended his contract, he wants to stay here, he knew about the situation with Sergio before he extended the contract.“He’s young, he’s going to play for many years.”On the congested Christmas fixture list“It’s the toughest period coming now, a lot of games, it is what it is.“We’d rather have everyone [fit], but my advice is to the players and myself is don’t think too much. We have enough good players to have enough quality there.”On Man City’s defensive form“In general I think we are getting better, week by week. We’ve had players injured for a long time.“[Benjamin] Mendy has come back from a long injury, Angelino and Joao [Cancelo] are new. I’m more than satisfied with what we’ve done.” On assistant coach Mikel Arteta’s credentials as a future manager“For sure he will be a manager. I would like him to stay with us as long as possible. But personal life is personal life, his professional desire is professional.“He was a holding midfielder, he had incredible vision on the pitch. He’s an incredible human being, he has a great work ethic.“I said after a few months of being together that he would be a manager one day.”
Cardoso, 23, plays in defence and has represented Portugal at youth level. He currently plays for Primeira Liga side Vitoria Setubal, where he is contracted until summer 2020. Dalcio is expected to conclude a loan deal from Benfica. The 21-year-old Portuguese attacker still has four years left on his contract with the Primeira Liga champions.Mexican international Carlos Pena is also in line to join Rangers after flying into Glasgow at the start of the month. His move is subject to international clearance. Rangers targets Eduardo Herrera, Fabio Cardoso and Dalcio are undergoing their respective medicals after arriving in Glasgow. Manager Pedro Caixinha has already secured two new signings since the end of the 2016/17 season, with Bruno Alves and Ryan Jack putting pen to paper. Mexican international Herrera is set to join on a permanent deal worth around £1.5m from Liga MX side Pumas. The 28-year-old striker has nine caps for his country and 56 goals for his current club in 186 appearances.