Syracuse-Colgate men’s basketball: Beat writers predict SU by varying margins

Posted On Sep 16 2020 by

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on November 11, 2016 at 2:58 pm Syracuse kicks off its season on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Carrier Dome against Colgate. The Orange beat Colgate 78-51 last season. With a new cast of characters, SU is ranked No. 19 to start the season. For everything you need to know about Colgate, click here.Here’s how our beat writers forecast Syracuse’s season opener.Connor GrossmanOverbiteSyracuse 71, Colgate 62Despite losing its top three shooters from last year, the biggest question for Syracuse doesn’t involve offensive production. Rather, how quickly can the team’s new players learn the zone? Jim Boeheim tinkered around with pressing and man-to-man defense in two exhibition games, and the results were unspectacular. The Orange won’t struggle to score on Colgate, and is a near-lock to win. But just how close will Syracuse let the Raiders get to their lead?Matt SchneidmanSqueaky cleanSyracuse 78, Colgate 58AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe longest winning streak for one Division I team against another belongs to the Orange, against the Raiders. Syracuse gets to flash its new pieces for the first time in the regular season and it’s the fresh faces — Andrew White and Tyus Battle – who along with Tyler Lydon guide No. 19 SU to an easy win in game one.Paul SchwedelsonBrushing upSyracuse 76, Colgate 50Syracuse imposes its will from the start and cruises to victory. It’s still early November and the Orange still has a lot to work on but SU is ranked No. 19 to start the year for a reason. Jordan Swopshire (43.8 percent) and Sean O’Brien (42.6 percent) are sharp-shooters from the outside, but as long as Syracuse defends the 3, the Orange should have no problem capitalizing on its size advantage down low. Commentslast_img read more

Maeda takes no-hitter through 6 for Twins vs. Brewers

Posted On Sep 8 2020 by

first_imgLast Updated: 19th August, 2020 07:39 IST Maeda Takes No-hitter Through 6 For Twins Vs. Brewers Minnesota Twins right-hander Kenta Maeda has a no-hitter through six innings against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night, setting the club record with eight consecutive strikeouts in the process WATCH US LIVE Associated Press Television News FOLLOW US First Published: 19th August, 2020 07:39 IST SUBSCRIBE TO UScenter_img Minnesota Twins right-hander Kenta Maeda has a no-hitter through six innings against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night, setting the club record with eight consecutive strikeouts in the process.Maeda fanned Ben Gamel to finish the fifth for his eighth straight punchout, passing Jim Merritt (1966) and Francisco Liriano (2010), who both fanned seven batters in a row for the Twins. The major league record is 10 consecutive strikeouts, set by Tom Seaver for the New York Mets in 1970.Maeda’s streak ended when Luis Urías grounded out to start the sixth. The 32-year-old got two more groundouts by the Brewers to cruise through the inning, having thrown 77 pitches with just one walk.Maeda is in his first season with Minnesota, which acquired him this winter from the Los Angeles Dodgers for pitching prospect Brusdar Graterol.Image credits: AP COMMENT LIVE TV Written Bylast_img read more

GPL: Lions blank Hearts in Kpando

Posted On Aug 28 2020 by

first_imgHearts of Oak suffered their fifth defeat of the season after losing 2-0 to Heart of Lions in Kpando on Sunday in their 11th week fixtures of the Glo Premier League.Kwame Bonsu scored first for Lions with a half volley in the 35th minute before Godwin Bonsu scored an own goal by directing a corner kick into Tetteh Luggard’s net on 64 minutes.Elsewhere, Defending champions Kumasi Asante Kotoko came back to beat Wa All Stars 3-1 at the Baba Yara Stadium.All Stars took the lead from the spot courtesy Seidu Salifu in the 43rd minute. Kwabena Adusei pulled one back in the second half and Nafiu Iddrisu and Ransford Osei, who scored his debut goal for the club, wrapped up their fourth win.In other results:Amidaus 1-0 New Edubiase United AshantiGold 1-1 Tema YouthLiberty Professionals 1-0 Ebusua DwarfsBerekum Arsenals 1-2 King FaisalAduana Stars 2-0 MedeamaSaturday: Real Tamale 2-3 Berekum Chelsealast_img read more

Norfolk’s Steve Warren is South East Steward of the Year

Posted On Aug 12 2020 by

first_img16 Nov 2013 Norfolk’s Steve Warren is South East Steward of the Year Norfolk’s Steve Warren of Eaton Golf Club has won the title of Fuller’s London Pride Steward of the Year for England Golf’s South East region. He received his trophy at the annual presentation lunch at The Counting House in London, when the national and regional winners were celebrated. Steve, who has been at the Norwich club for less than two years, remarked: “I must thank the members for making me so welcome and for putting me here. It’s a pleasure to look after them and to try to raise the profile of the club so everyone knows they’ll be assured of a fantastic welcome when they visit.” Club captain Trevor Seadon added: “We are enormously proud of Steve for his work in making the club such a welcoming place for existing members, new members and visitors alike.”    The competition, to find and recognise England’s top golf club stewards, is run by Fuller’s and England Golf and is now in its seventh year. The 2013 edition attracted a record entry, with over 700 votes cast and more stewards nominated than ever before. Steve Warren won the vote of Eaton’s members and visitors just 18 months after joining the club. He is passionate about providing the best possible standards of service and running a vibrant social programme, with the reward of increasing profits. He listens to members and pays attention to getting small details right. Steve runs regular Fish and Chip Fridays as well as a host of special events, which are often over-subscribed, such as a wine tasting, murder mystery night and a boys’ night in. Meanwhile, the Christmas menu has already attracted over 250 bookings. A new screen in the clubhouse promotes social events, welcomes visitors and recognises members’ achievements – with Steve quick to take and add pictures of successful players. He worked with a club captain to set up a half-way house beside the 10th tee and the venture proved so popular it paid for itself before the end of the season. Steve has also found ways to communicate with the local community about the club’s offers and, crucially, to stay in email contact with visitors. Steve, and the other three regional winners, were presented with their awards by England Golf chief executive David Joy and Mark Roberts, Fuller’s trade marketing manager. The other three were: national and Northern winners, Simon and Karen Ward of Wilmslow, Cheshire; Midlands winner David Guest of Halesowen, Worcestershire; and South West winner, for the second year in succession, Anna Tyson of Dainton Park in Devon. They were chosen after a rigorous judging process. The 2012 Steward of the Year, Yvonne James of Rugby Golf Club, joined the judges to whittle down the record entry to three finalists from each region. Each of these 12 were visited personally before the four regional winners were selected, having been judged on their commitment, innovation and standard of service and presentation, together with that extra special something which sets them apart. Caption: Steve is pictured with England Golf chief executive, David Joy (left), and Mark Roberts, Fuller’s trade marketing manager (right). Image © Gill Shawlast_img read more