Sisemore leads Crusaders past Jags

first_imgThe St. Bernard’s girls withstood a late comeback and rode a stellar night from the free-throw line to advance to the elite eight of the Division-IV NorCals on Wednesday night.Jasa Sisemore and Emily Gardner were both outstanding for the Crusaders throughout, as St. Bernard’s held off a physical and stubborn Kimball team for a 52-50 victory in Eureka.If defensive intensity has been the story so far for the St. Bernard’s girls in what has been a memorable postseason run, it was the team’s …last_img read more

49ers aftermath: What we learned Monday at HQ

first_img(Click here, if you are unable to view this video on your mobile device.)SANTA CLARA — Take away running back Jerick McKinnon and quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to knee injuries, then take away a few more offensive weapons to more injuries, and it’s no surprise the 49ers are mired in a three-game losing streak.Coach Kyle Shanahan insisted Monday the 49ers have “strong enough people” to reverse course, even if their daunting path next features the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field next Monday …last_img read more

“A Record Breaking 10-10-10” A Geocaching.com Lost & Found Video

first_imgWatch this video to see geocachers from around the world united on 10-10-10 for a record-breaking day.  More geocaching accounts logged caches on 10-10-10 than any other day in geocaching history.  The previous record of 56,654, set on April 18, 2010, was shattered by more than 15,000.  Geocachers recorded video of their adventures and posted the videos on the official Geocaching.com Facebook page.  Join them and Lackeys as they celebrate ten years of geocaching and ten years of Groundspeak on 10-10-10 by getting outside, geocaching and breaking a record.The official final count for accounts logging a cache on 10-10-10 is 78,313.Geocaching on 10-10-10Explore even more geocaching adventures in the Geocaching.com Lost & Found video gallery.  Go along on a SCUBA cache, see a haunted cache in Texas and find out why a U.S. Army bomb disposal technician says geocaching kept him safe in Iraq.Share with your Friends:More SharePrint Related10/10/10 – Be Part of a Worldwide Geocaching Record AttemptOctober 6, 2010In “Community””Mother says geocaching helps her autistic child” A Geocaching.com Lost & Found VideoOctober 19, 2010In “Community””The Geocaching Year in Review” A Geocaching.com Lost & Found VideoDecember 28, 2010In “Lost & Found Stories”last_img read more

Nirmala Sitharaman meets family of slain jawan Aurangzeb in Poonch

first_imgDefence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday visited the family of soldier Aurangzeb, who was abducted and killed by terrorists two days ahead of Eid, and described him as an inspiration for the nation.Accompanied by senior Army officers, the Minister went to the remote hamlet of Salani in the border district of Poonch to express her condolences to the family of the slain soldier, officials said.’An inspiration to nation’“I have come here to meet the martyr’s family,” Ms. Sitharaman told reporters after meeting the family, including Aurangzeb’s father, a former Army man who reiterated his resolve to sacrifice his all to safeguard the integrity and sovereignty of the country.“Here is a family, here is a martyr, who to me and I am sure to the whole nation, stands out as an inspiration… and that is the message I am carrying from here,” she said.Aurangzeb, who was posted with 44 Rashtriya Rifles, was on his way home to celebrate Eid when terrorists abducted him in south Kashmir on June 14 and killed him the same day. He had boarded a private vehicle for Shopian, from where he was supposed to go to Rajouri district.The terrorists intercepted the vehicle as it approached Kalampora and abducted him. His bullet-riddled body was found at Gussu village, about 10 km from Kalampora, in Pulwama district.The Minister’s visit to his family came two days after Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat spent over 30 minutes with his parents.Aurangzeb family’s emotional appeal to PMEarlier, Aurangzeb’s family had made an emotional appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Army and the Jammu and Kashmir government to eliminate militancy from the State and avenge his death.“My son has laid down his life for the country. He was a brave soldier. My sons and I will also sacrifice [ourselves] for the nation. We want goons to be wiped out,” Mohammad Hanief, Aurangzeb’s father and a former sepoy of the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry, had said.last_img read more

No guaranteed Round of 16 slot even if Azkals beat Kyrgyzstan

first_imgSEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Currently in last place in Group C, the Azkals face Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday night at Rashid Stadium with both teams needing victories to stand a chance of progressing to the round of 16.Making it to the next round as one of the top two teams in the group is already out of the equation for the Azkals, but qualifying as one of the four best third-placed squads is a scenario that is still alive.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsThe Azkals narrowly lost to South Korea, 0-1, in their opening match on Jan. 7, before falling to China, 0-3, at Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The match against China drew 16,000 fans, so far the most attended game in the tournament that did not involve host United Arab Emirates.“The Kyrgyzstan match will be like a final for us,” said captain Stephan Schrock. “We have to finish with a really good performance, taking three points—and really hope for the best.” LATEST STORIES SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion PacMay II: Russia or London LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviño Is Luis Manzano planning to propose to Jessy Mendiola? TS Kammuri to enter PAR possibly a day after SEA Games opening View comments Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting MOST READ SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH 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 DUBAI—There is no guarantee that a victory in its last group match will be enough for the Philippines to reach the next round of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup.But a strong finish can cap what has been a memorable debut so far for the Azkals here.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Philippines is one of eight winless countries in the tournament after all 24 teams have played their two matches. A draw will not be enough for both Kyrgyzstan and the Philippines to reach the next round.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviñolast_img read more