CLEVELAND, Ohio: It was a playoff like atmosphere at Progressive as the Cleveland Indians walked it off Saturday night against the Boston Red Sox 5-4. Michael Brantley got the walk-off single in the 11th to send the sold out crowd home happy. The Red Sox rallied in the eighth inning to tie the game at four apiece scoring a pair. The Indians had led for a good portion of the night, as they took a 4-2 lead in the 4th inning. With the win the Indians are 86-68 on the season. The Red Sox are now 105-50 on the season. The Indians final home game of the regular season will be Sunday night in a National TV affair at 7:05pm on ESPN.Here are three takeaways from the win1. Clevinger fights through command issues: Indians stater righty Mike Clevinger battled finding his command all night long. In fact, he threw 103 pitches and 56 for strikes. Although he struggled, he held the Red Sox to a pair of solo home runs.Pitching line: 5 innings, 3 hits, 2 earned runs, 5 walks, 6 strikeouts, 2 home runs2. Indians starting rotation makes history: The Cleveland Indians starting rotation continued to set records, as Mike Clevinger recorded his 200th strikeout on the season in the no-decision effort. Clevinger joins Corey Kluber, Trevor Bauer, and Carlos Carrasco as the only starting rotation in baseball history to have four different pitchers with at least 200 strikeouts. Not only is this rotation the best in Indians baseball history, they now have the record books to back it up.3. Indians and Red Sox could be a fun playoff match up: The Red Sox and Indians have had their battles in the postseason, and it’s very possible these two teams could meet in American League Championship Series. In 2007, the Red Sox came back from a 3-1 lead to move the past the Indians and eventually win the World Series, and two years ago the Indians swept Boston in the ALDS as they eventually reached the Fall Classic. Saturday it was a sneak preview of what could be the ALCS match up. Of course, the regular season is no indication of what could happen in the postseason. This weekend series was simply a sneak peak of what could be a dog fight between powerhouse squads. Related TopicsIndiansMike ClevingerMLBRed Sox Tim Whelan
DO YOU HAVE?Experience of working in both Health and Wellbeing and community engagement?The ability to communicate and engage with a diverse range of people?Strong organisational skills?The ability to be empathic and supportive?The ability to work effectively as both a team and also individually?IF SO, WE WANT TO TALK TO YOU…Bristol City Robins Foundation is a registered charity, which strives to make a positive difference for all through sport and learning. We recognise the positive impact we have on the community, but are continually looking to develop and expand our reach.We require a part-time (3 hours per week) Assistant Coach to assist in delivering our Slim2Win programme.MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:To assist our Lead Health and Wellbeing coach in their delivery of the Slim2Win programme, ensuring that all league matches are completed and that every participant feels valued and supported.To ensure an inclusive and friendly atmosphere is maintained at all times.Communicating all match information to the lead coach YOU WILL HAVE:Experience of working in Health and Wellbeing and community engagementExcellent organisational and communication skillsThe ability to work effectively as part of a team but also the ability to use your initiative and leadWE WOULD ALSO LIKE YOU TO HAVE:Mental Health Awareness qualificationRefereeing qualificationPlease click here for a full role profile.To apply please complete the attached application form and send it to [email protected] the subject of ‘Slim2Win Assistant Coach Application’. Closing date for applicants is: Friday, August 30th.We will be looking for the successful applicant to start as soon as possible.SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT:Bristol City Robins Foundation are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment.EQUALITY STATEMENT:The successful candidate must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.
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Ask any coach and the response will be they don’t care about preseason wins and losses. Which is somewhat of a lie as everyone likes to win — especially coaches. But everyone knows wins now mean nothing when Bill Ohlhausen and Company are adding up the wins and losses come February. Points from those wins begin accumulating Friday when the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season kicks off the regular season on a host of fronts, including Nelson and Grand Forks in the hotly contested Murdoch Division. “I’m happy with training camp,” Leaf coach Frank Maida told The Nelson Daily on the eve final exhibition game Tuesday at the NDCC Arena. “I’m a little more in control than I was a year ago so it’s been good,” added Maida, who was unable to recruit his team last season after accepting the job during the summer following the departure of current skipper Chris Shaw. Nelson completed game three of the four-game exhibition set Sunday in Castlegar where the Leafs registered its second tie — 1-1— against the Rebels in an afternoon tilt. The game saw the Leaf coaching staff come a little bit closer to finalizing the starting roster but Maida has yet to dig out the B.C. Hockey cards. “We’re playing everybody so this is a great opportunity for the players prove themselves to us but we’re not ready just quite yet to make any final decisions,” Maida explained. Maida, confessed, the team has committed to a pair of 16 year olds for the upcoming season. Forward Colton McCarthy of Salmon Arm and Nelson’s own Cole Arcuri will be in the Green and White when the team opens the regular season Friday at the NDCC Arena against Castlegar. Maida and assistant coach Stu Linnen have been somewhat blessed with a core group of returning players from last year’s team, Back with the team are defencemen Blake Arcuri, J.J. Beitel and Andew Miller along with forwards Carsen Willans, Colton Schell, James Sorey and Matthew Naka. Nelson product Linden Horswill is also returning after being release by Battlefords North Stars of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. Currently Patrick Defoe, who proved more than a worth backup last season to Andrew Walton, is back to assume the starter’s role in goal while Cody Boeckman of Brooks, Alta., and former Kootenay Ice Major Midget backstop Brett Soles of Cranbrook battled it out for the back up position.CAMP NOTES: Maida said defencemen Blake Arcuri and Andy Miller probably will not play Tuesday as both rearguards are battling injuries. . . . Tuesday’s puck drop is 7 p.m. . . .Workers were in the NDCC Arena this week removing 65 seats from top row. The decision was made to give walkers and joggers that frequent the arena more room. The decision reduces the total number of seats in the NDCC to 1,335.
Fri 8thA5.00pmRAHOON NEWCASTLECois Farraigevs.Rathmoylan Sat 9thC10.45amCASTLETOWNCastletown Geogheganvs.Naomh Brid Sat 9thQ Final (1)14.30pmWOODMOUNT3rd Group Avs.4th Group B Sat 9thQ Final (4)15.30pmCAPPATAGGLE3rd Group Dvs.4th Group C Sun 10thS Final10.45AMTOOREENWinner Q F(2)vs.Winner Q F(4) Fri 8thA6.30pmRAHOON NEWCASTLECois Farraigevs.Rahoon/Newcastle Sat 9thQ Final (4)15.30pmNEW INN1st Group Dvs.2nd Group C Fri 8thC7.15pmCASTLETOWNDungannon Eoghan Ruadhvs.Naomh Brid Cup Competition print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email Sun 10thFINAL13.50PMCONNACHT GAA CENTREWinner S F(1)vs.Winner S F(2) Fri 8thD5.00pmCLONFERTMountbellew/Moyloughvs.Ballinakill Fri 8thC6.30pmCASTLETOWNClonkillvs.Castletown Geoghegan Fri 8thD5.45pmCLONFERTMeelick-Eyrecourtvs.Keady Red Hands Sun 10thFINAL14.40PMCONNACHT GAA CENTREWinner S F(1)vs.Winner S F(2) Sat 9thB10.45amST THOMASSt Thomasvs.St Galls Sat 9thQ Final (3)14.30pmCAPPATAGGLE3rd Group Cvs.4th Group D Sat 9thA10.45amRAHOON NEWCASTLERahoon/Newcastlevs.Rathmoylan Sat 9thA10.45amSPIDDEALCois Farraigevs.Ballygalget Sat 9thQ Final (2)14.30pmNEW INN1st Group Bvs.2nd Group A Sat 9thC10.45amCLONKILLClonkillvs.Dungannon Eoghan Ruadh Fri 8thB5.00pmST THOMASSt Thomasvs.CRC Gaels Sat 9thQ Final (1)14.30pmNEW INN1st Group Avs.2nd Group B Fri 8thB6.30pmST THOMASSt Gallsvs.CRC Gaels Fri 8thD7.15pmCLONFERTKeady Red Handsvs.Ballinakill Fri 8thB7.15pmST THOMASSt Thomasvs.Salthill/Knocknacarra Fri 8thB5.45pmST THOMASSalthill/Knocknacarravs.St Galls Fri 8thC5.45pmCASTLETOWNCastletown Geogheganvs.Dungannon Eoghan Ruadh Sat 9thQ Final (3)15.30pmNEW INN1st Group Cvs.2nd Group D Fri 8thA5.45pmRAHOON NEWCASTLERahoon/Newcastlevs.Ballygalget Sat 9thD10.45amMOUNTBELLEWMountbellew/Moyloughvs.Keady Red Hands Fri 8thD6.30pmCLONFERTMountbellew Moyloughvs.Meelick-Eyrecourt Sat 9thD10.45amCLONFERTMeelick-Eyrecourtvs.Ballinakill Shield Competition Sat 9thQ Final (2)15.30pmWOODMOUNT3rd Group Bvs.4th Group A Sun 10thS Final (1)12.15PMCONNACHT GAA CENTREWinner Q F(1)vs.Winner Q F(3) Fri 8thA7.15pmRAHOON NEWCASTLEBallygalgetvs.Rathmoylan Sun 10thS Final (2)12.15PMCONNACHT GAA CENTREWinner Q F(2)vs.Winner Q F(4) Sun 10thS Final10.30AMBALLYHAUNIS GAAWinner Q F(1)vs.Winner Q F(3) Fri 8thC5.00pmCASTLETOWNClonkillvs.Naomh Brid Sat 9thB10.45mSALTHILL GAASalthill/Knocknacarravs.CRC Gaels
The Colonels (14-4) took two out of the three doubles matches to go up 1-0 before winning the No. 2 through 6 courts. Three of the victories came in straight sets, with the other two wins coming after first-set losses. Brock then gave Nicholls a 2-1 lead after making quick work of Lauren Dupuis on the No. 6 court with a 6-1, 6-0 victory. Marie Aubert and Milou Pietersz also won in straight sets, taking the No. 3 and 4 courts, respectively. Nicholls 6, Louisiana-Lafayette 1LAFAYETTE, La. – After dropping their first conference match of the season on Monday, the Nicholls State University women’s tennis team quickly recovered by defeating in-state Louisiana-Lafayette, 6-1, on Tuesday at the Cajun Courts. In the No. 1 match, Ragin’ Cajun Kelly Drew outlasted Stephanie Barnett, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5, to give ULL their only point of the day. Skopac also went three sets in her match, but she came out on top with a 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 victory over Nelo Phiri at No. 2 to clinch the team win. Nakonechna wrapped up the day with a 5-7, 6-3, 6-3 win at No. 5 against Abby Johnson. In doubles, the Colonels fell behind after dropping the No. 2 match, but Stephanie Barnett and Klara Skopac evened it up with an 8-6 win at No. 1. With the point up for grabs, Kateryna Nakonechna and Isla Brock clinched the point with an 8-5 win at No. 1. The Colonels will return to conference play on Friday, April 3, as they host Abilene Christian at 10:30 a.m.
By Paul LeckerSports ReporterMARSHFIELD — On a night when Marshfield Columbus Catholic’s leading scorer Jess Trad was bottled up by the Greenwood defense, fellow junior Abby Baierl stepped to the forefront.Baierl made 6 of 10 shots from 3-point range and finished with a game-high 21 points to lead the Dons to a comfortable 59-40 victory in a WIAA Division 5 girls basketball regional quarterfinal on Tuesday night at Columbus Catholic High School.Columbus Catholic (12-11) advances to a regional semifinal at No. 1 seed Loyal (20-3) on Friday night at 7 p.m.Baierl hit a pair of 3-pointers in the first quarter to help Columbus take an 11-2 lead.Greenwood (5-18) missed on its final eight shots and turned the ball over six times in the quarter to fall behind quickly. The Indians played better after that point but were never able to make a game of it.Two baskets by Alexandra Hutchison, another 3-pointer from Baierl, and a three-point play by Natalie Pospyhalla allowed the Dons to push their lead to 21-6 three minutes into the second quarter. Columbus led by double figures the rest of the way.“We got off to a quick start and did a real good job with a lot of players contributing,” Columbus Catholic coach Bryan DeVries said. “Abby Baierl shot the ball quite well for us, and that makes a big difference. We were a little bit soft inside, and we need to get a little bit stronger in the post, especially against Loyal on Friday night. All in all, it was a pretty good win for us tonight.”Baierl hit her fourth 3-pointer with 10 seconds left in half and drilled another one on the Dons’ first possession of the third quarter to push their advantage to 29-12.Greenwood would only get as close as 12 points in the second half and finished with 21 turnovers. The Dons shot 44 percent (23 of 52) while holding Greenwood to 32 percent (17 of 52) from the field. With Trad making just 2 of 14 shots from the field, Columbus found other ways to score, which it will have to do again Friday against high-powered Loyal.“There are an elite bunch of teams on the top of our division, and Loyal is one of them,” DeVries said. “It’s going to be a struggle. We let them go on a big run against us the first time. If we can play good, consistent basketball, I think we can be competitive with them. If you watch them play, they are so talented, so quick and relentless.“Our girls are going to have to value every possession, they’re going to have to take care of the basketball on the offensive end and be alert for kids coming in from behind them, and we have to be physical inside.”(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)Dons 59, Indians 40Greenwood 2 10 16 12 – 40Columbus Catholic 11 15 19 14 – 59GREENWOOD (40): Madison Lucas 0-2 0-0 0, Kassidy Lamovec 1-4 0-0 2, Kaylee Meyer 2-4 1-2 5, Kelly Nielsen 0-0 0-0 0, Natalie Hackel 0-0 0-0 0, Taylor Opelt 7-20 2-6 17, Renee Herdrich 0-0 0-0 0, Morgan Hinker 3-7 0-0 6, Kristyn Nigon 0-0 0-0 0, Lexi Hinker 0-6 1-2 1, Kaylee Learman 2-2 0-0 4, Ashley Walker 2-7 0-0 5. FG: 17-52. FT: 4-10. 3-pointers: 2-13 (Walker 1-5, Opelt 1-4, L. HInker 0-3, Lamovec 0-1). Rebounds: 34 (Opelt 8). Turnovers: 21. Fouls: 16. Fouled out: none. Record: 5-18.COLUMBUS CATHOLIC (45): Meena Thill 3-6 1-2 8, Morgan Albrecht 0-0 0-2 0, Alexandra Hutchison 4-6 0-1 8, Baylie Neider 0-0 0-0 0, Alishia Reigel 3-3 0-0 6, Kendra Baierl 0-1 0-0 0, Jess Trad 2-14 2-3 6, Abby Baierl 7-14 1-2 21, Natalie Pospyhalla 1-2 2-3 4, Neale Tracy 0-0 0-0 0, Hannah Stratman 2-5 0-0 4, Marissa Immerfall 1-1 0-0 2. FG: 23-52. FT: 6-13. 3-pointers: 7-19 (A. Baierl 6-10, Thill 1-2, Trad 0-7). Rebuonds: 33 (Trad 5). Turnovers: 17. Fouls: 11. Fouled out: none. Record: 12-11.
Gian Piero Gasperini regrets conceding “some avoidable goals” against Manchester City, but maintains Atalanta “take everything positive” from the Champions League. Ruslan Malinovskyi had put them in front at the Etihad from the penalty spot, but a Sergio Aguero brace turned it around before Raheem Sterling’s hat-trick. “I am a little disappointed with the penalty. It would’ve been tough anyway, but we had started well, taken the lead and could’ve held on to that for a little longer,” the Coach told Sky Sport Italia after a 5-1 defeat. “Manchester City are strong and showed it, but we let our heads drop too quickly and the penalty was avoidable. When Manchester City have space to run into, they’re unstoppable. “It was important that we kept pushing, we could’ve scored another couple of goals and it is all part of the growth process for this team. “I had hoped to make the game last longer, as we conceded avoidable goals.” This is Atalanta’s first ever Champions League campaign and they are yet to pick up a point, but were the first side to score against Manchester City in the competition this season. There were over 2,800 Atalanta fans in Manchester and they never stopped singing throughout, as this club was in Serie B as recently as 2011. “As I’ve always said, we take everything positive from this tournament and we will emerge together – from the club to players and fans – stronger, with more experience and knowledge.” Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/
Delays in completion of various Commonwealth Games (CWG) projects and charges of corruption against the organising committee (OC) have upset the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) CEO, Mike Hooper. After a series of reports against the OC headed by Suresh Kalmadi, Hooper has expressed concern over the charges of corruption against it and constant delays in the completion of Games-related projects. “We are greatly concerned and dismayed over allegations of corruption and constant delays,” Hooper said. Hooper said he will meet Kalmadi along with CGF president Mike Fennel on August 18 and 19 and discuss the preparations for 2010 Games in detail. Safety and security of venues and Games Village would also be discussed at large. “We need to satisfy ourselves on all aspects because Sports Minister M.S. Gill has given assurance that everything is world class and ready. The Delhi government and the Delhi Police also have to give us a roadmap,” Hooper said. “Obviously corruption needs to be investigated thoroughly. CGF is not an investigating agency. We are concerned over overpricing and use of poor quality of materials,” the CGF CEO added.
Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that like any other sports federation of the country, the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) also need to be made accountable and transparent in its functioning as according to the Apex Court of India it is a “public body”.Asked Sonowal whether BCCI should be brought under the purview of Right To Information Act, the Sports Minister said: “Let me be very clear…I have been telling time and again that as per the observation of the Supreme Court of India, BCCI is a public body.Also read: BCCI working committee meets, says sponsors backing board”Now it is the expectations of the sports lover of the country that transparency and accountability should be there in the day-to-day affairs of all the sports federations,” he told reporters during a felicitation function organised for the Indian archers, who bagged medals in the just-concluded World Archery Championships in Copenhagen.For long the BCCI has been maintaining that it is a private entity as it doesn’t take any funds from the government. But the Supreme Court of India has ruled that the BCCI is a public body and that its actions are open to judicial review, thereby providing fresh arsenal to the government to bring the cricket body under the RTI Act.