Ndidi, Iheanacho on Duty as Leicester Claim all Three Points against…

Posted On Sep 17 2020 by

first_imgNdidi wired the pass to Hamza Choudhury to make it three unreplied goals for the Foxes barely three minutes to end the game.Iheanacho was once again in Leicester’s starting line up before going off for Demarai Gray on 63rd minute.Ayoze Perez fired the opener for Leicester on 36 minutes, following a careless back pass from a Newcastle defender.Another poor clear out from the back saw Leicester capitalise again and went two goals up on 39 minutes through James Maddison.While the game was Ndidi’s 20th league appearance, Iheanacho featured in his fifth outing.The win keeps Leicester rooted to the second spot of the English Premier League behind Liverpool on 45 points.Elsewhere at St Mary’s, Southampton continues their revival following their hard fought 1-0 win against Tottenham Hotspur.Danny Ings was the hero as his 17th minute superb strike, made it three wins for Southampton in their last four league games with one draw.Spurs suffered a huge injury blow as Harry Kane went off holding his hamstring in the 75th minute.The North London side are now sixth on 30 points with Southampton on 11th and with 25 points.And at Vicarage Road, Nigerian forward Isaac Success was an unused substitute in 10-man Watford’s 2-1 win against Wolverhampton Wanderers.Success has only made four league appearances for Watford this season.Gerard Deulofeu and Abdoulaye Doucoure scored on 30th and 49th minutes respectively to put Watford 2-0.On the hour mark, Wolves pulled a goal back off Pedro Neto.In the 70th minute, Watford were reduced to 10 men after Christian Kabasele was shown a straight red card, for stopping a Wolves player who was goal-bound.Watford are now unbeaten in four league games, securing three wins and one draw.Despite the win Watford are 19th on 19 points while Wolves have now lost two straight league games, after losing to Liverpool before facing Watford.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram PREMIERSHIPSuper Eagles duo of Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho began the New Year on a clean slate, claiming the first three points on offer for Leicester City.Ndidi in particular provided an assist as Leicester City handed Newcastle 3-0 defeat on New Year day clash at St James’ Park. Iheanacho (right) played last_img read more

Thursday January 9th Local Sports

Posted On Aug 13 2020 by

first_imgTONIGHT:AM-1300 KGLO — Iowa women vs. Maryland — 6:45 AMES, Iowa (AP) – Devon Dotson had 20 points and six assists, David McCormack added 16 points and seven rebounds, and No. 3 Kansas routed Iowa State 79-53 on Wednesday night.The Jayhawks (12-2, 2-0 Big 12) closed the first half with a 21-3 run to take a 20-point lead. Kansas shot 52% from the field while limiting the Cyclones (7-7, 0-2) to 34%.Ochai Agbaji added 16 points for the Jayhawks. They handed Iowa State its most-lopsided loss in the series since an 89-66 setback Feb. 12, 2011, in Lawrence.The Jayhawks made 10 of 19 3-pointers, with Agbaji hitting 4 of 5.Kansas held star Iowa State guard Tyrese Haliburton to five points – 12 below his average. Rasir Bolton led the Cyclones with 12 points. IOWA CITY — The Iowa Hawkeye women have two ranked foes at home this week beginning with tonight’s game against 16th ranked Maryland. Iowa coach Lisa Bluder calls it an opportunity for her team.Bluder expects the Terrapins to be ready to play.You can hear the Iowa-Maryland game tonight on AM-1300 KGLO starting with the pre-game at about 6:45. MASON CITY — The NIACC basketball teams swept Little Priest Tribal College in Iowa Community College Athletic Conference basketball play last night, as you heard on AM-1300 KGLO and kgloam.com:== Sophomore Autam Mendez scored 26 points with 15 rebounds, eight assists and five steals to lead 6th-ranked NIACC to a 112-35 win over Little Priest. Mendez was 8 of 22 from the field, including five 3-point goals. She was also 5 of 5 from the free-throw line. It was Mendez’s third double-double of season and 11th of her career. Also for the Lady Trojans, Allie Negen scored 20 points, Sierra Morrow scored 18 points, Sydney Wetlaufer scored 14 points and Shinaana Secody scored 12 points.== Wendell Matthews scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lift the 4th-ranked NIACC men to a 111-72 victory over Little Priest. It was Matthew’s sixth double-double of the season and 14th of his career. Matthews was 10 of 13 from the field and 6 of 9 from the free-throw line. The Trojans also received double-doubles from sophomore point guard Quentin Hardrict and sophomore forward Chandler Dean. Hardrict scored 17 points and dished out a season-high 11 assists. It was Hardrict’s first double-double of the season and fifth of his career. Dean scored 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. It was Dean’s first career double-double.Both NIACC teams travel to DMACC on Saturday. You can hear the doubleheader starting at 1 o’clock on KGLO and kgloam.com MASON CITY —The NIACC wrestling team remains ranked second in the third NJCAA wrestling rankings of the season. The Trojans have held down the #2 spot in each of the rankings so far this year, with Western Wyoming being top-ranked. North Idaho is third, Iowa Western is fourth, followed by Clackamas College of Oregon. From the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference, Ellsworth and Iowa Central are tied for ninth while Iowa Lakes is ranked 20th. NIACC has seven wrestlers ranked:133 — Brock Luthens, 2nd141 — Hunter Luke, 2nd149 — Tony Mendoza, 2nd157 — Kendall Sandifer, 6th165 — Christian Minto, 4th197 — Holt Truax, 9th285 — Zach Santee, 2ndNIACC wrestles at the Central College Invitational on Saturday in Pella.last_img read more