Women’s Soccer Hosts No. 16 Wisconsin and South Dakota State

first_imgSouth Dakota State (2-3) beat Creighton, 3-2, in its last game behind a golden goal by sophomore Leah Manuleleua in the 93rd minute. Manuleleua’s golden goal earned her Summit League co-Offensive Player of the Week honors. The Jackrabbits will play at UNI on Friday night before making the short trip to Des Moines. SDSU beat Drake, 3-0, last season in Brookings, S.D., and hold a 7-5 advantage in the all-time series. Following this week’s home matches, Drake travels west to Omaha, Neb. to take on former MVC rival, Creighton, on Sept. 13. Print Friendly Version In the comeback over the Kangaroos, redshirt senior Rebecca Rodgers (Peotone, Ill.) scored her first goal since 2015 and senior Ali Smith (Lenexa, Kan.) scored her first career goal. In the win over the Bison, freshman Olivia Bruce (Lakeville, Minn.) recorded her first goal and sophomore Shelley Lyjak (Bartlett, Ill.) added her first goal of 2017 in the team’s second shutout. Senior goalkeeper Haley Morris (Clive, Iowa) started the second half against UMKC and played the entire match against NDSU. Morris finished with six saves in the two wins. DES MOINES, Iowa – Coming off a pair of wins to open its home slate, the Drake University women’s soccer team will host No. 16 Wisconsin on Thursday at 7 p.m. A noon matinee on Sunday against South Dakota State ends the weekend.center_img Wisconsin (5-1) travels to Des Moines coming off one of the most historic weeks in program history after it upset then No. 3 Virginia, 1-0, on the road. The program’s highest ranked win helped the Badgers move to No. 16 in this week’s United Soccer Coaches poll. Wisconsin’s trio of Caitlyn Clem, Dani Rhodes and Lauren Rice swept the Big Ten Conference’s weekly awards. Clem, a goalkeeper, was Defensive Player of the Week while Rhodes was co-freshman of the week and Rice was co-offensive player of the week. Drake and Wisconsin met for the first time ever in 2016 as the teams battled to a scoreless draw in Madison, Wis. Drake (3-2) rallied for a 2-1 victory over UMKC and then shutout North Dakota State, 2-0, last weekend at the Cownie Soccer Complex. It was the first home action for the Bulldogs, who played both their exhibition contests and first three regular season matches on the road.last_img read more

Breaking: Driver injured in serious collision on Letterkenny – Stranorlar road

first_imgEmergency services are at the scene of a single-vehicle accident on the N13 at Kilross this Tuesday morning.The incident occurred before 9am at Knockfair, on the main road from Ballybofey/Stranorlar to Letterkenny.It is understood that there was one female occupant in the vehicle involved. Ambulance services and gardaí are currently at the scene.Motorists are being advised to expect delays in the area.More updates to follow    Breaking: Driver injured in serious collision on Letterkenny – Stranorlar road was last modified: November 14th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Miami East-MVCTC FFA Sponsors Coloring Contest

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest By Emma Sutherly, Chapter Reporter.The Agricultural Advocacy Committee of the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter recently sponsored a coloring contest at Miami East Elementary. The event was held to celebrate National Sheep Day on Saturday, October 26.Members of the Ag Advocacy Committee challenged the students in Kindergarten and were given a sheep picture to color.  FFA members evaluated the pictures and awarded first place to each homeroom. The results are as follows:Mrs. Amy Gerlach – Harper AddingtonMrs. Stephanie Larson – Grant DavisMr. Preston Elifritz – Weston YoungMr. Justin Roeth – Luke KnoopEach student participating received a pencil, bookmark and candy treat.  The first place picture in each homeroom was awarded a special prize of a sheep stuffed animal.  Congratulations to the winners!During the event, the committee members shared that baseballs and tennis balls are both made from sheep wool fiber. Sheep have a fantastic memory and can retain identification of people or places for many years. Miami County is home to multiple sheep producers and farmers.Members of the Agricultural Advocacy Committee involved in the project were Ella Demmitt, Ethan Fine, Keira Kirby, and Adi Richter.last_img read more

Passing first test

first_imgLATEST STORIES Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP Matthew Wright against Blackwater defenders. PBA IMAGESTwo teams made their tournament debuts in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup on Friday night, but only one ended up satisfied with the result.Phoenix Pulse coach Louie Alas, in fact, seemed pretty amazed at how his team held off a young and pesky Blackwater side, 103-98, at Mall of Asia Arena.ADVERTISEMENT DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Meanwhile, Barangay Ginebra has picked up veteran Jared Dillinger after the former national team standout was dropped to the unrestricted free agent pool by Meralco.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transport MOST READ The Bolts leaned on a strong third quarter to seize control of the game and not even the 31-point output of Rain or Shine import Denzel Bowles could alter the outcome.Matthew Wright scored a team-best 22 points for Phoenix, 16 of which came in the third period, where he lit the wick of a strong breakaway for the Fuel Masters, who also exploited the sudden absence of leadership on the Elite’s bench.Former best import Rob Dozier and Jason Perkins then took charge in the final period, holding off repeated rallies by Blackwater there.“I expected it,” Alas said when asked about Blackwater’s rally down the stretch. “They’re not 3-0 for nothing. They worked for it. They’re deep. They have three marquee players for nearly every position.”Blackwater, which lost for the first time in four games, kept it close for two quarters before losing momentum when coach Aris Dimaunahan was ejected for flagrant misconduct.ADVERTISEMENT PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug warcenter_img Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue “I was looking at the stat sheet and we nearly did everything we had hoped to do,” Alas said.The Fuel Masters were the No. 1 team at the end of the elimination round of the Philippine Cup but lost in a semifinal duel with eventual champion San Miguel Beer.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsThe No. 2 team at the end of the same round then was Rain or Shine, which lost to eventual all-Filipino runner-up Magnolia also in the semifinals.Unlike the Fuel Masters, though, the Elasto Painters didn’t get the midseason conference debut they wanted after dropping a 91-84 to steady Meralco in the second game. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:24Group urges Senate to pass bill on liquor, vape tax hike before yearend02:11’Not just basketball’: Circumcisions, pageants at Philippine courts02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Catholic schools seek legislated pay hike, too Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Thurman must be told why he’s ‘B’ side Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more