Marcellus, WG boys lacrosse reaches sectional finals

first_img Tags: boys lacrosseMarcellusWest Genesee With a keen awareness of what the Warriors could do, the Wildcats put together one of its best sustained stretches of the season, on both sides of the ball.The defense set the tone as Brad James, Chris Schaczenski and the rest of the back line smothered Liverpool throughout the first half and limited opportunities, while Luke Staudt was earning most of his 10 saves.Gradually, the attack picked up its pace, too, building a 5-1 lead by halftime and then all but deciding the game with four unanswered goals early in the third quarter to double the margin to 9-1. Anthony Dattellas, with three goals and one assist, led the way, with Brad Cunningham and Alex Rosa each scoring twice. Jack Delaney had a goal and two assists, with Ryan Sheehan and Nick Louise each getting one goal and one assist. Max Rosa added a goal and Jimmy Bergan got a pair of assists.While that was going on, in the Class D sectional semifinal at East Syracuse Minoa Stadium, Marcellus, the no. 4-ranked team in the state, would also jump out 9-1 on its post-season opponent – only it did so by halftime.Everything worked for the Mustangs in those early stages against state no. 6-ranked General Brown, who was trying to make a second consecutive trip to the sectional finals.On offense, the likes of Luke Ingianni and Matt Connell kept getting open looks and kept finding the net, the pair finishing with four goals apiece, two more than the entire Lions roster.Meanwhile, on defense, Trevor Widrick, Sean Madden, Brandon Desso and Brian Suarez were strong in the early going, and when GB did get shots, Rob Seeley turned most of them away, eventually recording 15 saves.Even when GB tried to make a late run, the Mustangs answered it. Aside from Ingianni and Connell, Liam Tierney got two goals, with Mike Quick and Tighe Powell adding single tallies, Powell joining Mason Barney and Emmett Barry in the assist column.Then Marcellus watched as state no. 1-ranked Skaneateles was stunned by LaFayette 8-7, meaning the Lancers are the only thing standing in the way of the Mustangs’ first-ever sectional title Friday night at 7 p.m. at Liverpool High School Stadium.Over at Bragman Stadium Friday at 5 p.m, West Genesee will try and keep top seed Baldwinsville from reclaiming the sectional Class A title, the Bees having survived a 7-4 semifinal with Cicero-North Syracuse and beaten the Wildcats twice in the regular season.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story center_img Reaching the Section III finals amounts to an annual affair for the West Genesee boys lacrosse team, but it’s quite different in Marcellus, where the school still awaits its first-ever sectional title.Both the Wildcats and Mustangs put together impressive all-around efforts in last Tuesday’s sectional semifinals as, in Class A, WG handled Liverpool 11-6 and, in Class D, Marcellus defeated General Brown 12-6.They played the sectional Class A semifinals at Cicero-North Syracuse’s Bragman Stadium, with WG confronting a Liverpool side it beat twice in the regular season, including a 13-9 decision just one week earlier.last_img read more

Dodgers’ Chris Taylor, Cody Bellinger find first postseason experience stressful but fun

first_img Whicker: Kenley Jansen, Dodgers’ closer with big shoulders, looms large over Chicago Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Justin Turner’s 3-run walk-off homer gives Dodgers 2-0 NLCS lead Bellinger took a more direct route. The top prospect in the Dodgers’ loaded system he overshot his own expectations for this year – “Honestly, I thought I was going to be a September call-up,” he has said – and arrived much sooner than expected, breaking into the big leagues with an unprecedented power burst that will certainly make him the Dodgers’ 18th NL Rookie of the Year.Both are now playing in October for the first time, two of six Dodgers getting their first taste of the postseason this fall – none counted on more heavily – and finding the postseason stage more demanding.“Yeah, the moment is always big,” Taylor said. “The level of focus is higher, pitch to pitch. The games are longer.“It’s exhausting. But that’s what makes it fun – the games are that much more exciting.”Bellinger similarly describes his first postseason experience so far as equal parts “stressful” and “fun.” Alexander: This Dodgers bullpen getting job done in front of Jansen Dodgers World Series schedule, game times, TV listings PreviousLos Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger runs to second after a double against the Chicago Cubs during the third inning of Game 2 of baseball’s National League Championship Series in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chris Taylor hits a solo home run in the sixth inning of a National League Championship Series baseball game against the Chicago Cubs at Dodger Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsLos Angeles Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger, dives to tag out Chicago Cubs’ Jason Heyward during the fifth inning of Game 2 of baseball’s National League Championship Series in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chris Taylor (3) scores on an RBI ground out by Cody Bellinger against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of game 3 of baseball’s National League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brian Duensing #32 bobbles the ball alowing Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger #35 to reach 1st base safely in the 8th inning. The Dodgers played the Chicago Cubs in the game 2 of the National League Championship series at Dodger Stadium. Los Angeles, CA 10/15/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brian Duensing #32 tags out Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Joc Pederson #31 after he bunted in the 8th inning to move Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger #35 to 2nd base. The Dodgers played the Chicago Cubs in the game 2 of the National League Championship series at Dodger Stadium. Los Angeles, CA 10/15/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)Dodgers Yasiel Puig, #66, picks off this drive by Cubs Kris Bryant as Chris Taylor, #3, tries to avoid crashing into Puig. Puig made the out during first inning action at the NLCS game 2 at Dodger stadium Sunday, October 15, 2017. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig #66 and Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Chris Taylor #3 collide at the wall after a hit by Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant #17 in the first inning. The Dodgers played the Chicago Cubs in the game 2 of the National League Championship series at Dodger Stadium. Los Angeles, CA 10/15/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger connects for a solo home run during the fifth inning of game 3 of baseball’s National League Division Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger connects for a solo home run during the fifth inning of game 3 of baseball’s National League Division Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)Los Angeles Dodgers Cody Bellinger (35) greets Yasiel Puig (66) after hitting a solo home run during the fifth inning of game 3 of baseball’s National League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)The Dodgers’ Chris Taylor connects for a solo home run that gave the team a 3-2 lead in the sixth inning of Game 1 of the NLCS on Saturday at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Chris Taylor #3, rounding 1st base, is pumped after hitting a single run homer in the 6th inning. The Dodgers hosted the Chicago Cubs in the first game of the National League Championship series at Dodger Stadium. Los Angeles, CA 10/14/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)The Dodgers’ Chris Taylor high-fives Manager Dave Roberts, center, after hitting a solo home run in the sixth inning of Game 1 of the NLCS on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium. Taylor is one of six Dodgers playing in the postseason for the first time. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger falls in the dugout after catching a foul ball by Arizona Diamondbacks’ Jeff Mathis during the fifth inning of game 3 of baseball’s National League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chris Taylor watches his RBI-single against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the seventh inning of Game 2 of baseball’s National League Division Series in Los Angeles, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chris Taylor watches his RB-single during the fourth inning of Game 2 of baseball’s National League Division Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Los Angeles, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)The Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger scores past Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Jeff Mathis on a double by teammate Yasiel Puig (not pictured) during the first inning of Friday’s National League Divisional Series opener at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chris Taylor celebrates in the dugout after scoring on a hit by Justin Turner during the fourth inning of Game 1 of the baseball team’s National League Division Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)The crowd is on its feet before the Dodgers’ Chris Taylor delivers an RBI single in Game 2 of the NLDS against the Arizona Diamondbacks earlier this month. ‘The level of focus is higher, pitch to pitch,’ Taylor said of the postseason. ‘The games are longer. It’s exhausting. But that’s what makes it fun – the games are that much more exciting.’ (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger runs to second after a double against the Chicago Cubs during the third inning of Game 2 of baseball’s National League Championship Series in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)NextShow Caption1 of 20Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger runs to second after a double against the Chicago Cubs during the third inning of Game 2 of baseball’s National League Championship Series in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)ExpandLOS ANGELES — Chris Taylor and Cody Bellinger have taken very different roads to central roles on this Dodgers team.The 27-year-old Taylor did an extended apprenticeship, going up and down between the majors and minor leagues for three seasons without establishing himself at the big-league level.Acquired by the Dodgers in a trade more notable at the time for what they gave up (first-round draft disappointment Zach Lee), Taylor put it all on the line last winter, radically changing his swing and offensive approach, then embraced the need to learn a new position (moving to the outfield) as well.That led to a breakout season this year. Whicker: Justin Turner’s homer is a thrill, but not a surprise Related Articles Miller: Justin Turner goes Kirk Gibson and makes everything right again NLCS Game 3: Dodgers at Cubs, game time, TV info and starting pitchers The stressful part might have been his 1-for-12 start to the NL Division Series with six strikeouts. It has gotten more fun since then with a home run off Zack Greinke in Game 3 and five hits in nine at-bats since that rough start.“Cody himself is – really in his make-up, his DNA – just really even keeled,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. “He knows he belongs here, and knew that early on. He has the talent.“Offensively in the postseason I think that there has been some success, there have been some struggles. Got a big hit against Greinke. But he’s still trying to work through some things.”Those things are some check points that “mechanically put him in better position to see the baseball and differentiate between strike and ball,” Roberts said. With more time to gameplan for a specific lineup during a postseason series, teams can hone in on a young player.In Bellinger’s case, the Diamondbacks and Cubs seem to have had success in luring Bellinger out of the strike zone. He has eight strikeouts and only two walks through five games.“The whole second half they tried to pitch me a little different,” Bellinger said. “It’s just a matter of if they execute their pitch or not. I do see a consistent game plan, but luckily for us we have in-depth scouting reports as well to see where they’re pitching you, and I try to take advantage of that.”The results from Taylor’s postseason baptism have been uneven as well. He is 5 for 20 with a home run and a double. But four walks have kept his on-base percentage high (.375) in the leadoff spot.“I think CT is way more stubborn in the strike zone than Cody. That’s the bottom line,” Roberts said. “When Cody was doing well, he was in the strike zone, taking walks. The last month he hasn’t been. That’s as simple as I can put it and that’s what I see.”Bellinger’s at-bats looked more familiar in Game 2 on Sunday. He sliced a double into the left-center field gap and drew a walk off Cubs left-hander Jon Lester, then beat out an infield single later in the game.“Everybody has their ups and downs. I don’t think it’s about the postseason,” Taylor said. “Right now, I feel good. I know Cody’s working through some things. I know he’s going to come through with some big hits for us. Just a couple days ago, he hit an opposite-field home run off a changeup from Zack Greinke. That’s what makes him special.” Fan who caught Justin Turner’s game-winning home run has been there before last_img read more

High School Transition Resource Fair For Young Adults With Developmental Disabilities

first_imgTuesday, March 6, 20124:00 – 7:00 p.m.Labor & Industries Building7273 Linderson WayTumwater, WashingtonRefreshments will be served and the Fair is free and open to the public. Interpreter services and other special accommodations available by advanced request. For more information, contact Anne Butigan at 360-867-2520. Facebook2Tweet0Pin0OLYMPIA — Local, private, county and state organizations will come together for the Annual High School Transition Resource Fair for parents and young adults with special needs.The Resource Fair will provide parents and young adults with information regarding a wide range of services available in our community. While the event is aimed at providing information to parents and teens and young adults with developmental disabilities who will be graduating from high school within the next few years, any family with a child with special needs is welcome to attend.Representatives from approximately 25 organizations will be at the Fair to present information about available resources and there will be two breakout sessions, “Family Preparation for Adult Services:  An Overview & Timeline,” and “A School-to-Work Success Story.”The Resource Fair will be held:last_img read more

LAS VIRGENES STAKES QUOTES

first_imgBOB BAFFERT, CALLBACK, WINNER, AND MAYBELLENE, EIGHTH: “We’ve always been pretty high on her. They were high on her when they sent her in. I wanted to run one-two. My other filly (Maybellene), she just didn’t kick today.“You train them for two turns; I knew she was going to be forwardly placed and she worked really well coming into it. I thought her last race was really good. She was a little bit intimidated down in the one hole and with the blinkers. The first time I ran her, she was the heavy favorite, she didn’t run well, but I think she bounced.“It was nice to get a win for Wayne Hughes. He couldn’t make it today. He was ill with a little cold (in Malibu). Yeah (the Santa Anita Oaks, Grade I, $400,000, 1 1/16 miles on April 4) would be considered, unless the earth moves or something.” KENT DESORMEAUX, LIGHT THE CITY, SECOND: “In hindsight maybe I should have switched posts with the winner, then they might have been taking my picture. I think that situation might have been the difference. With that being said I couldn’t be more proud of her; she ran an incredible race. I’m thinkin’ she’s got a few Grade I’s with her name on them.”RAFAEL BEJARANO, MAYBELLENE, EIGHTH: “She broke really good from the gate. I was right behind the speed and I followed the winner. I had a perfect trip, but at the three-eighths (marker), I was done. I didn’t have enough horse.”TRAINER QUOTES NOTES: The winning owner is B. Wayne Hughes of Lexington, Ky., and Malibu, CA, who races as Spendthrift Farm, LLC. This is Baffert’s fourth Las Virgenes win–Excellent Meeting, 1999; Composure, 2003; and Eden’s Moon, 2012. JOCKEY QUOTEScenter_img -30- MARTIN GARCIA, CALLBACK, WINNER: “I was just cruising all the way around there. I asked her a little going into the far turn and then again when Light the City came back at us, she took off. There was no way they were going to go by us.“I don’t see why stretching out further would be any problem; she’s a good filly. She can do anything you want.”last_img read more

Dominican charged for overstaying in Guyana

first_imgA Dominican man on Monday appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charged for overstaying in Guyana.Eric Guante admitted that between January 5, 2019 and February 24, 2019 at Georgetown, he failed to comply with conditions under which he was permitted to stay in Guyana. According to immigration records, Guante was granted permission to stay in Guyana from December 6, 2018 to January 5, 2019.Fined: Eric GuanteOn Monday, in a plea of mitigation, the foreign national told the Magistrate that he was informed that as long as he has a Guyanese child, he could remain in Guyana. With the aid of a translator, Guante further explained that he pleaded guilty, since he did not want to waste the court’s time.However, Police Prosecutor Richard Harris contended that records did not reveal any information about him having a child in Guyana.Magistrate Daly fined Guante $30,000. Failure to pay the fine will result in him having to serve six months in prison.last_img read more

Pair of Spartans sign letter of intent with universities

first_imgRed Bluff >> Two Red Bluff Spartans signed letters of intent with universities Wednesday afternoon — Allyson Drury for softball at Western Oregon University and Wes Clawson at San Jose State University for baseball.Drury said she chose Western Oregon, which is between Eugene and Portland in Monmouth, because the university is community based and the small town supports the softball team by coming out for the games.Academics have always been important to Drury, so having the chance to attend …last_img read more

The Patriots exposed Jared Goff, raising a big question about the Rams’ future

first_imgPatriots coach Bill Belichick won his eighth Super Bowl ring on Sunday, as New England won the lowest-scoring Super Bowl in history, 13-3. The win further cemented his place as the greatest head coach and defensive mind in the history of football.Frankly, it was easy work: all Belichick and his Patriots had to do to claim that historic win was overwhelm the Rams’ young quarterback, Bay Area native Jared Goff.ATLANTA GA. – FEBRUARY 3: New England Patriots’ Adrian Clatborn pressures Los Angeles …last_img read more

Down with Human Evolution Just-So Stories

first_imgStories of human ancestors around campfires evolving larger brains by eating meat or caring for animals often sound themselves life campfire stories.  For example, Jeremy Hsu in Live Science speculated that “Caring for Animals May Have Shaped Human Evolution.”  A cute girl with a puppy adorns the article.  “Our love of all things furry has deep roots in human evolution and may have even shaped how our ancestors developed language and other tools of civilization.”  For another example, see the 06/10/2010 entry on why humans became hairless.    Paleoanthropologist John Hawks has had enough of this tale-telling.  “‘Just-so stories [are] driving me crazy,” he exclaimed in a rare outburst against reporters and those in his own field on his John Hawks Weblog.  Responding to one such story, the idea that eating meat gave humans bigger brains (12/20/2009), he showed how to ask skeptical questions: “How did meat make us smarter?  Is it a magical meat property?  If I fed enough meat to the local deer, would they get smarter?”  He did not reject the evolutionary tales outright: “These are serious hypotheses with literature and evidence supporting them,” he claimed, but then he blushed on his colleagues’ behalf: “I just wish that they could be reported in a way that made it sound like paleoanthropologists are skeptical scientists!”Thank you, John.  Join our campaign to clean up science by ridding it of storytelling.  Just watch the ground under your feet.(Visited 9 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more

Vidyasagar bust vandalism: Trinamool submits ‘proof’ of BJP’s ‘involvement’ to ECI

first_img Earlier, at a press conference in New Delhi, Mr. O’Brien said, “The video not only clearly establishes what the BJP did, but proves that its chief Amit Shah is a liar and dhokebaaz (cheat).”The reaction from the Trinamool came close on the heels of BJP president Amit Shah accusing West Bengal’s ruling party of indulging in violence in the State and alleged that the poll panel has been a “mute spectator“ of the “violence unleashed by the TMC.”“The streets of Kolkata are tinged with shock and anger. What happened yesterday hurt Bengali pride,” O’Brien said, adding the TMC will submit the videos, it has, to the poll panel and is authenticating them on record.One of the videos shows a group of men purportedly trying to break down the gate of the Vidyasagar college and enter the campus by jumping over its walls.“It is a childish argument to ask who had the keys to the gate? The video establishes beyond doubt who desecrated the statue,” Mr. O’Brien said, claiming his party had as many as 44 videos to support its claims.The party also showed a video and WhatsApp message allegedly by a BJP supporter asking people to come to Mr. Shah’s roadshow with rods and arms to fight the TMC and the police.“We are trying to obtain and authenticate audio of slogans like ‘Vidyasagar finished, where is the Josh’ raised during the violence,” O’Brien said and alleged that the Central forces deployed in West Bengal have started a “whisper campaign” asking people to vote for the BJP.“The Central forces are in cahoots with the BJP. We had written to the ECI thrice and this will be our fourth letter,” the TMC leader said.#Video #1 Evidence of what BJP goons did at Amit Shah’s road show in #Kolkata #Vidyasagar pic.twitter.com/TrQnF8KYdH— Derek O’Brien | ডেরেক ও’ব্রায়েন (@derekobrienmp) May 15, 2019 Intensifying its attack on the BJP over the desecration of a bust of social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar in a college during BJP president Amit Shah’s mega rally in Kolkata on Tuesday, the Trinamool Congress on May 15 released videos to claim that “BJP goons” damaged the statue.A Trinamool team comprising Derek O’Brien, Sukhendu Sekhar Ray, Manish Gupta and Nadimul Haque also met the Election Commission over the issue and submitted “proof” in support of their claim.Here’s a picture of the desecrated bust of #Vidyasagar … More proof of vandalism by #BJP goons at Amit Shah’s road show. #Kolkata pic.twitter.com/vQDlKj6vfj— Derek O’Brien | ডেরেক ও’ব্রায়েন (@derekobrienmp) May 15, 2019  He also alleged that Central forces in West Bengal have started a whisper campaign asking people to vote for the BJP.The supporters of the BJP and the TMC on Tuesday fought pitched battles on the streets of Kolkata during Mr. Shah’s rally. He escaped unhurt but was forced to cut short the jamboree and had to be escorted to safety by security forces.Parts of the city plunged into a welter of violence as his convoy was attacked with stones by alleged TMC supporters from inside the hostel of Vidyasagar College, triggering a clash between supporters of the two parties.Furious BJP supporters retaliated and were seen exchanging blows with their Trinamool rivals outside the college entrance.The Trinamool has accused Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain of giving orders to the police not to intervene in BJP issues in the State.last_img read more

ESPN Releases Weekly Power Rankings For Week 14

first_imgMichigan State ranked 4 in recent ESPN power rankings. ezekiel elliott michigan post-gameEzekiel Elliott and Ohio State made a jump this week.This weekend was rivalry weekend in college football, and there was plenty of riveting gridiron action for fans to enjoy.While Clemson, Alabama, Oklahoma, Michigan State and Iowa all held serve, several games shook up the ranks. Ohio State’s thumping of Michigan, Florida State’s rivalry romp over Florida and Stanford’s last-second win over Notre Dame all ensured that the polls and CFP rankings would look different this week. The weekly ESPN Power Rankings also underwent some noticeable changes.The top five is virtually the same as last week, with MSU and Oklahoma flip-flopping at three and four. After that though, there is plenty of shuffling. Ohio State and Stanford each jumped up two spots, with Florida State and UNC making leaps into the top 10. Beyond that, TCU, Houston, Oregon, Northwestern, Temple and USC all made noteworthy ascensions while Baylor, Florida, Michigan and Oklahoma State fell. Mississippi State plummeted 13 spots out of the top 25 after losing the Egg Bowl. Here are the rankings, via ESPN:1. Clemson2. Alabama3. Oklahoma4. Michigan State5. Iowa6. Ohio State7. Stanford8. North Carolina9. Notre Dame 10. Florida State11. TCU12. Baylor 13. Oregon14. Ole Miss15. Northwestern16. Oklahoma State17. Michigan18. Houston19. Florida20. Temple21. USC22. Utah23. LSU24. Navy25. WisconsinYou can find last week’s rankings here. What do you think, college football fans?last_img read more