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Grassroots program TM Basketball Para sa Bayan joins forces with LA Tenorio in 3 provinces

first_imgLATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours LeBron, Cavs win 12th straight at home, 115-112 over Bulls Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals PBA three-time Most Valuable Player LA Tenorio staged TM Basketball Para sa Bayan sports clinic for the benefit of underprivileged youth in Tuguegarao City.Globe Telecom through its grassroots sports program TM Basketball Para sa Bayan has teamed up once again with one of the country’s top athletes, L.A. Tenorio, in reaching out through basketball to underprivileged Filipino youth in Tuguegarao City; Porac, Pampanga and Talavera, Nueva Ecija.Globe and Tenorio, who runs Method Basketball Academy, held recently a free basketball clinic and tournament at People’s Gym in Tuguegarao City; Babo Sacan covered court in Porac, Pampanga and at the Talavera Municipal Gymnasium in Nueva Ecija. Previous stagings of the free basketball clinic and tournament were held in Tondo and Dumaguete.TM Basketball Para sa Bayan sports clinic in Talavera, Nueva Ecija.TM Basketball Para Sa Bayan, is a sports program that promotes sports development in the Philippines at the grassroots level. It creates opportunities for kids especially in far-flung places in the country where prospects are scarce and dreams aren’t likely to be realized.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkStudies have shown that involving the youth in sports helps keep them away from drugs, not to mention open doors to better education opportunities.“We continue to strengthen our grassroots programs to give today’s youth more opportunities to hone their interests and talents. The TM Basketball Para sa Bayan program remains an effective tool in strengthening values and encouraging the youth to live a healthy lifestyle,” said Globe Director for Citizenship and Sustainability Chel Obligacion-Gray.center_img Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ LA Tenorio shows a proper dribbling technique to a participant of the TM Basketball para sa Bayan sports clinic held recently in Porac, Pampanga.The free basketball clinic participants played in 3-on-3 basketball tournaments divided into two categories – a youth category for kids aged 9 to 14 and the open division for participants aged 15 to 21. Basketball shootouts and basketball arcade games were also available for everyone to enjoy.The basketball program is set to roll out in more provinces nationwide to be able to encourage more kids to explore and be aware of the positive benefits of sports. TM Basketball Para Sa Bayan is a component of a larger sports program of Globe which also includes Football Para Sa Bayan launched in 2013. Gatchalian wants price freeze on basic goods in Batangas; sellers of overpriced masks jailed PLAY LIST 01:39Gatchalian wants price freeze on basic goods in Batangas; sellers of overpriced masks jailed01:54MMDA deploys rescue team to Batangas following Taal eruption00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson View commentslast_img read more

Media freedom and the Importance of a Free Press in the Development of Society:…

first_imgAn important debate on the roles and responsibilities of media is currently taking place in Africa. I believe it is possible to distinguish two, possibly more, but certainly two schools of thought that form the basis of that debate. They speak to the challenges, the constraints (self-imposed or otherwise) and possible approaches to understanding and ultimately addressing impediments to effective media action in Africa.I want to briefly examine the main contours of those schools of thought and show how they may inform our efforts to ensure that media in Africa is not only free and sustainable but also capable of making significant contributions to improving the quality of life on the continent. I know that media is not often directly associated with Quality-of-Life issues but, given its power to transform society, it is my firm conviction that Africa must see its future as much through the prism of politics and economics as through the role that media plays.The schools of thought I have mentioned reflect where Editors and Media Managers stand on their assessment of the industry today, and these positions ultimately determine outcomes in media action.One school of thought holds that media in Africa is doing exactly what it can (and should do) given current constraints, which include in many cases: unfriendly and sometimes hostile political environments, limited access to new technologies, weak professional capacity, inexistent market and audience information, a reduced corps of competent media managers, and so on. Let’s call this the School of Sufficiency – the “S” School!The School of Insufficiency (the “I” School, for want of a better term) takes a wholly different stance: it argues that media in Africa could, in spite of known constraints, do a whole lot more. The growing voices from the “I-School” argue that media could do a much better job accompanying what is clearly a continental renaissance; that they could better inform and moderate our public discourse, contribute more to ongoing social, economic and political conversations, and play a more decisive role in setting the national and regional development agenda.[Media is doing as well as it should, thank you!Media is under-performing in the dynamic context of growth in Africa.]“There is a historical necessity and a political urgency to resolving this debate and clearly defining the role of media in the transformations taking place in Africa,” according to one of the continent’s lead thinkers on the subject, Professor Theophile Obenga of the Congo. He makes the point that until citizens across Africa develop a better understanding of the historical forces that shaped the continent and take an informed appreciation of where Africa is going, the perceived Renaissance will be little more than a pipe dream. The role of media is central to the achievement of this endeavor, Professor Obenga concludes.My friends and I have spent a good part of the last year taking a hard and critical view of the media industry in Africa; its strengths and weaknesses; the challenges and opportunities, and whether or not media, in its current form, is up to the task of helping determine the project to rewrite the course of African history and the narrative that goes with it.Coming back to the debate, S-School proponents who claim the media is doing as much as it can, point, first of all, to the rapid expansion of media organizations, the increasing access to new technologies, the unstoppable collapse of monolithic thought on media and the parallel growth in media freedoms across Africa, and to the multiplicity of forums that touch on one or more aspects of the question and try to find meaningful responses to them.The I-School responds with more questions: where is media on the important issues facing a modernizing and emergent Africa? Are there any collective media thoughts or compelling reports on the critical issues of political and economic governance, youth unemployment, peace and security, regional integration, climate change, natural resource management, China-Africa relations, the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and the direction and quality of change on the continent? How are media professionals across the continent enriching citizen understanding of these critical issues which are today re-designing the social, economic and political architecture of 21st century Africa?The debate within the industry, between the Complacent S-School, and the Disruptive I-School, will go on for a while longer, energizing an environment in which media houses and professionals continue to try to position or reposition themselves in the dynamic processes of social transformation in Africa.What is Going On?On the ground, in the meantime, a lot is happening, even if there is a sense, sometimes, of disharmony, isolation, and uncoordinated action. Last November, a Consultative Forum on Media Strategies, hosted by my organization – the African Media Initiative – brought together most of the key players in African media to seek to find synergies in their work and build a collaborative platform for collective action. We have since engaged in some joint action, recently bringing together media leaders to places such as Addis Ababa, Abidjan, Kampala, Kinshasa, Nairobi, and N’Djamena, to emphasize respect for professional ethics, strengthen technological adaptation, define ways to put media at the very center of national and regional development, and agree on media’s role in overall. national governance. It is these last two that sparked that defining debate on the role of media in Africa today.What Should Be Done?There is an emerging consensus on what has to be done to achieve that which everyone currently agrees on: that Africa’s economic emergence will not be sustained, lasting peace will not be achieved and social cohesion will not improve without the full implication of media. The following becomes an absolute necessity:1. Media – whether in hi-tech, mid-tech, low-tech or no-tech Africa – (media in all of these environments) must recognize the technological imperative to adapt or die.2. Social media is becoming the primary source of news for citizens across the region, closing in on a space that has remained the private preserve of radio. Industry leaders have to take note and act, or run the risk of loosing those they are desperately trying to reach.3. Media and its support agencies must act to narrow the gap between media content and national development agendas.4. Thematic specialization is a powerful way of ensuring that media remains informed, knowledgable and relevant. In spite of the huge financial constraints that this would seem to impose, strategies to deal with this imperative would have to be found. The AMI has brought one such strategy to the market.5. Joint content production and the pooling of resources are a necessity and may well soon become the order of doing business. Media leaders ought to understand that and get on with it.6. It is imperative to know what audiences and readers want, and work to deliver the goods. Media market research is virtually non-existent in most of the continent – a situation that should be corrected as soon as possible.7. The greatest challenge to media freedom is self-induced: putting out content that has little regard for what audiences and readers want; disregarding the ethics of the profession; not maintaining high professional standards; and not paying adequate attention to the business dimension of the news business.It is with some measure of pride that I point out that we have media leaders from Africa who are already acting on that agenda, building resilient systems that take these elements into account. Their work needs to be supported and scaled up. They are finally telling Africa’s story, from an African perspective, to African and to the world. They are also bringing the world to Africa, in ways that have never been done before. In ways that may not be obvious to most, they are among the true defenders of freedom who should be recognized as we celebrate World Press Freedom Day!Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Cartoon: July 14, 2015

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Deep freeze may continue until Christmas Day

first_imgWith a high of only -26 expected Friday, Fort St. John remains in a deep freeze.Today with the wind, temperatures could go as low as -39 and the wind will continue into Saturday with temperatures similar to Friday.  Over the next week it will remain cold with highs during the day ranging from -22 to -28.  Thankfully the forcast doesn’t call for any more snow over the next week, just sunshine.At the moment, the forcast calls for warmer temperatures starting on Christmas day with a high of -17.  Fort St. John and the North Peace has been in this current deep freeze from December 7th.- Advertisement -We hope to hear shortly about a proposed emergency shelter in Fort St. John that’s to open during cold temperatures.  The last update said the Salvation Army was still waiting for the appropriate permits to open the shelter during winter months.Motorists are once again reminded to prepare for the worst and to make sure they have warm blankets, extra layers of clothes and some food in their vehicles incase of an accident.  For pet owners you should also bring your animals inside when temperatures are as low as they are.last_img read more

ECC back runs wild

first_imgJC FOOTBALL: Pressley gains 249 yards in win over Saddleback. By Dave Thorpe STAFF WRITER El Camino College running back Tavares Pressley said he’d been irritated after a couple of unproductive weeks carrying the ball. If so, he certainly blew off some steam on Saturday night. “You’ve got to hit the hole hard against Saddleback, and he was great at that tonight,” Featherstone said. Pressley’s third carry of the night was the first run he broke, going 27 yards for a touchdown midway through the second quarter. He broke his 74-yard run with 1:12 left in the second quarter to tie the score, 17-17, which brought El Camino (4-1) back from a 17-2 deficit early in the second quarter. “I told Tavares this was your week to re-emerge,” Featherstone said. “He’s been banged up a little and now he’s healthy. And that was one of the most impressive individual performances we’ve ever had.” It took No. 8-ranked El Camino a quarter to get going before its linemen on both sides of the ball started dominating. In the first quarter, Saddleback’s linemen controlled the line of scrimmage. “The adjustment we made was just getting our minds ready,” Gant said. “We weren’t focused. We had to get momentum and read the linebackers better.” El Camino’s defense stepped up in the fourth quarter during both of Saddleback’s possessions. A sack by John Finau and a deflection by Darrin Minor on a pass by Brian Shrock (19-for-30, 227 yards, two touchdowns, three interceptions) stymied the Gauchos’ first drive of the fourth quarter. Saddleback (4-1) drove 68 yards to the El Camino 2-yard line late in the fourth quarter. But on second-and-goal from the Warriors 2-yard line, Lamar Chapman intercepted a short pass on the 1-yard line with 3:09 left in the game. El Camino was nearly pinned on its 1-yard line, but Boo Jackson threw a 12-yard completion to Greg Moore on third-and-10. Three plays later El Camino had to punt. Brendon Lamers not only picked the snap on a bounce, he also unloaded a 51-yard punt as he was hit. Saddleback was called for roughing the punter, and El Camino had the ball back with 33 seconds left. Jackson bounced back from a rough start to finish 15-for-25 for 281 yards and a touchdown. Jackson had two first-half interceptions. But from late in the second quarter to the end of the game, Jackson was 11-for-12 passing for 214 yards and a touchdown. “He shakes it right off and comes back strong,” Featherstone said. It marked an impressive ending to a tough nondivision schedule that saw ECC win four of five games against top-ranked opponents. El Camino lost to No. 1 Bakersfield on the last play of the game. “We’re one play away from being undefeated against one of the toughest early-season schedules we’ve ever had,” Featherstone said. dave.thorpe@dailybreeze.com. For more photos, go to dailybreeze.mycapture.com160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Pressley had 13 carries for 175 yards and three touchdowns and added a 74-yard touchdown reception as El Camino handed No. 2 Saddleback its first loss, 31-24, in a Mission Conference interdivision game at Murdock Stadium. Pressley opened the season with a pair of solid games, combining for 255 yards and four touchdowns on 25 carries. But he followed that up by carrying the ball 23 times for 26 yards and no touchdowns the last two games. El Camino coach John Featherstone said Pressley was dealing with nagging injuries, but the sophomore didn’t use that as an excuse. He simply said it was time to produce again. “It felt great, like a big relief,” Pressley said. “I’ve basically been frustrated for a couple of weeks, and being frustrated made me more motivated.” Early in the fourth quarter with the score tied, 24-24, Pressley took a screen pass from Boo Jackson, made a move inside then turned it outside and ran down the sideline untouched for a 74-yard touchdown. Earlier, Pressley scored on runs of 74, 27 and 11 yards and finished with 249 all-purpose yards. In the second quarter, the right side of El Camino’s offensive line, featuring sophomores Cedric Mack (6-foot-4, 330 pounds) and Jarret Gant (6-2, 325), started creating big holes, and Pressley took advantage, using his speed to outrun Saddleback’s linebackers and secondary. last_img read more


first_imgLotto & 100+ ClubThere was no winning sequence in this weeks Lotto draw but Daithi Coyle Doherty wins €50. Next weeks Lotto jackpot is €1,850. The Lotto sellers in the coming weeks are: 9th March – Charlie Doherty, 16th March – Bernard Devine, 23rd March – Cathal Doherty and 30th March – Tony Gallagher. The winner of the 100+ Club draw this week was Brian Doherty, Drumboe who wins €100. Thanks to all for their continued support of the weekly Lotto & 100+ Club.The winner of the players draw this week was Martin Wilson. €4 to be paid weekly to ensure entry in the draw. New AppointmentsCongratulations to Kieran Neeson who has been appointed as player manager of the reserve team with his backroom team of Ryan Scanlon and Tommy Catterson. Best of luck to them in the year ahead. Thanks from the club to outgoing managers Martin Muldoon and Cathal Doherty on their hard work with this team last year.Congratulations to Maura McCrudden on her appointment as club Coaching Officer and best wishes to her in this role.MembershipAdult membership costs €30 per person with a concession rate of €50 for couples (an adult and their partner/husband/wife). Underage registration costs €10 per child or a maximum of €20 for a family. New members are very welcome to join the club. All players must have membership paid before taking part in games and all membership must be paid before 31st March. Contact club Registrar Eamonn Kelly on (087) 2942974.Minor BoardUnderage training for girls and boys (U6, U8, U10) continues this Saturday at 11.00am. New players of any age are always welcome and can register before training starts. U12 boys training is also on this Saturday from 10.30 to 11.30am. All players should attend and new players are welcome also. Players are now required to wear gumshields at all training sessions and games.The club is carrying out an audit to establish the number of members who have completed foundation, level one coaching and child ethics courses. Anyone who has completed any or all of these courses should let Kathy Kelly know by text (087) 7647168 or e-mail to secretary.redhughs.donegal@gaa.ie. St Patrick Weekend Day of CultureThe club will be hosting a ‘Day of Culture’ at the pitch on Saturday 16th March from 2.00pm to 5.30pm. There will be various activities on the day including ceili dancing, traditional sessions, storytelling, face painting and lots more. Refreshments will be served. Entry for adults is €5 / €3 for children. Everyone is welcome.Back of the Wall 5K ChallengeThis years ‘Back of the Wall Challenge’ will take place on Sunday 28th April. Coaching CoursesThere will be a ‘Goalkeepers Coaching Session’ at McCumhaill Park on Monday 11th March at 7.30pm. Clubs are to send three goalkeepers from minor upwards. Team coaches are also encouraged to attend.SympathySincere sympathy is extended to the Mulhern family, Gortichar on their recent bereavement.Club MeetingThere will be a club meeting at the clubhouse on Tuesday 5th March (tomorrow) at 8.30pm at the clubhouse.GAA NEWS: RED HUGHS CLUB NOTES was last modified: March 4th, 2013 by StephenShare 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)Tags:RED HUGHS CLUB NOTESlast_img read more


first_imgGOOD LUCKBest of luck to Declan and the Donegal squad as they take on Laois on Saturday, as they aim to clinch a place in the All Ireland Quarter Final, hopefully our defeat to Monaghan in the Ulster Final was just a blip. SENIOR FOOTBALLWith Donegal Senior footballers in action this weekend again, its unlikely that our footballers will be in action, but supporters are advised to check out the parish bulletin and facebook for further details later in the week.LADIES FOOTBALL Ladies Football training continues on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s between 7:50pm- 9pm as they eagerly await their opening game of the championship when they take on Killybegs in early August.GIRLS FOOTBALLU14 Girls continue to train on Tuesdays at 5:15pm, this team continues to prepare and take part in league matches. U10/U8/U6 Girls have finished training for the summer, The coaches would like to thank everyone that has attended since February and look forward to seeing them all back again in September.BOYS FOOTBALLOur Under 14 footballers were beaten by Carndonagh in the Northern Final during the week, but they didn’t have to wait long to put the disappointment behind them as they headed for a well deserved weekend trip to Leeds. More details of the trip will appear in next weeks notes, but by the sounds of things, a great weekend was had by allCUL CAMPThe Club would like to thank anyone that helped out in this years annual Summer Camp. To all the coaches, and Head Coach, and especially the Children and their parents. All the Children that participated in the Camp where superbly behaved and we hope to see them all back again next year. HURLINGU10/U12 Boys and Girls Hurling has stopped for the Summer and will return in a few weeks.LOTTOThere was no winner of this weeks lotto jackpot of €600. The sequence draw was 6-7-5-3-4-2-1. The 50 euro winner was Sadie Green, Gleneely, with the 20 euro sellers prize going to John Mc Laughlin (Frazer). Next weeks lotto jackpot is €650 and we thank the local community for its continued support of our weekly lotto draw. PRO:Any items for the notes should be forwarded to Martin Doherty on 0861585880 or alternatively send an email to the new club email address pro.malin.donegal@gaa.ie at no later than 9 o clock on the Sunday evening.CLUB NEWSYou can now stay up to date with all the latest happenings within the club by checking our facebook page www.facebook.com/malingaa, by following us on twitter @malainnclg, or by sending a text to the club texting service 0868668531 to avail of club fixtures and news. You can also view some of Our Club Videos by checking out our Youtube Channel, by searching Malin GAAGAA NEWS – MALIN LADIES LOOK FORWARD TO CHAMPIONSHIP CLASH WITH KILLYBEGS was last modified: July 22nd, 2013 by StephenShare 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)Tags:Malin GAAlast_img read more


first_imgThe Famous night in Stuttgart – who could forget? Only those too young too remember I suppose.It was Ireland’s debut at a major tournament and it could hardly have gone any better – a 1-0 win over the old enemy England thanks to little Ray Houghton’s 6th-minute header. To make Euro ’16 as memorable as previous tournaments Donegal Daily has teamed up with Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure and Inishowen Motors to give away some amazing prizes.All you have to do is enter our fantastic Euro Football Fantasy competition and you are in with a shout of winning a NEW KIA SPORTAGE for a year, breaks to some of Donegal’s top hotels and fantastic nights out to sample some of Donegal’s best known eating spots.This is something for ALL the family, not just the expert in your house (We all have them!). Sign Up below with your details so we can contact the lucky winners.Team Name must be unique so get the thinking caps onContact number must be in useEmail address must be valid[ninja_forms id=1]After submitting your details above follow these simple steps:Simply click on this link which will take you the UEFA Euro 2016 website http://eurofantasy.uefa.comClick play fantasy 16′Select your team individually or use ‘auto fill’ feature which automatically selects your team.At top of screen click confirm squad which will ask you to then to select your captain, i.e your captain gets double points.Enter your team name which you have already given Donegal Daily, in the unlikely event the team name is taken simply change name and notify us at donegaldailyeuro2016@gmail.comThen you must register, you can do this using your Facebook, Google, Windows or Yahoo accounts. Otherwise follow the instructions on screen to Register.Finally after creating your account to play Fantasy Football, go to ‘join leagues’ and enter this unique code(03034EBC) in order to join and be eligible for prizes.Once the confirmation email has been sent click on the link sent and go onto eurofantasy.uefa.com to join our league with the code 03034EBC.Any problems don’t hesitate to contact us on donegaldailyeuro2016@gmail.com if you encounter any problems.Have you the skills to walk away with some of our amazing prizes?If you think you have, then enter now.Best of Luck and enjoy!NOSTALGIA: DO YOU REMEMBER THIS ICONIC GOAL FOR IRELAND IN EURO ’88 was last modified: May 28th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare 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) Tags:euro ’16euro ’88Fantasy FootballInishowen MotorsIrelandMichael MurphyRay Houghtonlast_img read more

Why are England wearing their alternate kit for their World Cup clash v Sweden?

first_imgYes, England will once again sport their alternate red kit as they were drawn as the away team for the quarter-final contest.England will not necessarily mind this as they have won every time they have played in all red – registering victories over Tunisia in the group stage and Colombia in the last 16.And let’s not forget England wore red shirts when they beat West Germany in the final of the 1966 tournament!However, there are a few other things that FIFA take into consideration for when they are deciding if a team needs to change from their regular home colours. The world football governing body are mainly looking to see if there would be a kit clash on a black-and-white television set.There are still a small number of countries around the world that broadcast the World Cup, but have a percentage of the population without access to coloured TV screens.And FIFA have taken into consideration that Sweden’s yellow shirts and blue shorts could clash with England’s white top and navy shorts on a black-and-white screen.The kit-making decision is a factor that has approximately been in consideration for a decade. England will wear their red kit against Sweden but there is a reason behind this 2 2 There have been joyful scenes for England when they have been playing in red in Russia One of England’s most important games in recent times is about to begin as the Three Lions face Sweden at 3pm in Samara – a game you can listen to live on talkSPORT.Gareth Southgate’s men are vying for their first World Cup semi-final since Italia 90 but what kit will England sport for their clash against the Swedes?last_img read more

Softball Sweeps Final Day of UNI-Dome Classic

first_img Full Schedule Roster Saint Louis PDF Box Score SEMO PDF Box Score In the second game, freshman Hannah Pals (Des Moines, Iowa) drove in her first career runs with a two-run, second-inning triple and sophomore Libby Ryan (Mount Vernon, Iowa) followed with an RBI single for three runs in the second inning. Later in the fifth, senior Taryn Pena (Columbia, Ill.) and Newman hit back-to-back singles to each drive in one run. The Bulldogs’ final run came on Frank’s sacrifice fly that played Johnson.   Drake (4-1) had two outstanding pitching performances in the sweep. In the Bulldogs’ victory over the Billikens, sophomore Nicole Timmons (Davenport, Iowa) tossed a complete game with four strikeouts, two walks and allowed just one run on five hits to improve to 2-1. Redshirt senior Nicole Newman (Madison, Wis.) followed that with her own complete game. Newman allowed one run on four hits with 11 strikeouts and just one walk as she moved to 2-0. Story Links Live Stats Previewcenter_img Following the UNI-Dome Classic, Drake travels to Auburn, Ala., for the Plainsman Invitational hosted by Auburn. The Bulldogs start the three-day tournament Feb. 15 against Texas Tech and Furman with first pitches scheduled for 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., respectively. vs. Texas Tech 2/15/2019 – 10 a.m. In the first game, sophomore Macy Johnson (Winterset, Iowa), Newman and junior Mandi Roemmich (West Des Moines, Iowa) each had two hits. Senior Kennedy Frank (Chesterfield, Mo.) drove in two runs with a double as Johnson and Newman each clubbed a double. Libby Ryan (Mount Vernon, Iowa) and Roemmich each scored a pair of runs.  Print Friendly Version CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Drake University team swept the final day of the UNI-Dome Classic with victories over Saint Louis, 7-1 and SEMO, 6-1 Sunday afternoon in Cedar Falls. Next Game:last_img read more