Vanderbilt to play twinbill at Auburn on Saturday

first_imgAUBURN, Ala.– No. 4 Vanderbilt and Auburn have scheduled a day-night doubleheader for Saturday because of an inclement weather threat on Sunday.The three-game series opens tonight at 6 p.m.On Saturday, the Commodores and Tigers will play at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. The second game will be televised on ESPNU.Vanderbilt lead-off spot in limboVanderbilt pitcher Hayden Stone’s return uncertainlast_img

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Miles, Manning headline 2019 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame induction class

first_imgFormer LSU head coach Les Miles and two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback Peyton Manning highlight the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame’s 2019 induction class. They and nine others will official enter the Hall on Saturday night at the annual Induction and Dinner Ceremony at the Natchitoches Events Center. It caps three days of Hall of Fame festivities beginning Thursday in Natchitoches. The Hall of Fame Rockin’ River Fest downtown on the riverfront Friday night from 6 until 10:30 will feature live music and an array of kid-friendly sports and science activities. Food vendors will also be on hand. Other members of the induction class of competitors and coaches are former Southern baseball coach Roger Cador, former Louisiana Tech quarterback Matt Dunigan, former LSU football player Max Fugler, Rodeo Hall of Fame member T.B. “T. Berry” Porter, Olympic women’s volleyball silver medalist Danielle Scott, Peabody High boys basketball coach Charles Smith and professional tennis umpire Marie Gagnard. Longtime Louisiana Tech play-by-play announcer Dave Nitz and sportswriter Phillip Timothy are the recipients of the Distinguished Service Award in Sports Journalism. Miles was named LSU’s head football coach in 2005 after Nick Saban left for the Miami Dolphins. He compiled a record of 114-34 in 11-plus seasons. Now the head coach at Kansas, Miles was let go four games into the 2016 season. He left as the second-winningest coach in LSU history behind Charles McClendon (137). Miles guided LSU to the 2007 BCS national championship. The Tigers lost to Alabama in the 2013 title game after winning their first 13 games. Manning is a five-time Associated Press NFL MVP. He played 13 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and four with the Denver Broncos, winning a Super Bowl with each team. Cador was Southern’s baseball coach for 33 seasons, compiling a record of 913-597-1. Dunigan passed for 7,042 yards at Tech before enjoying a stellar 14-year career in the CFL (1983-96). Fugler was an All-America center and defensive lineman for LSU’s 1958 national championship team. Porter, a Leesville native, began his career as a rodeo cowboy at 16 in the 1940s and won numerous prestigious titles. Baton Rouge native Scott won Olympic silver medals in 2008 (Beijing) and 2012 (London). In 34 seasons, Smith has compiled a record of 1,039-181 at Peabody while winning seven state titles. Gagnard, the first native of Louisiana to become a professional umpire in tennis, has worked the U.S. Open 29 times, including 26 straight, since 1984. Nitz just completed his 44th season as the voice of Louisiana Tech (football, men’s basketball and baseball). Timothy has covered all levels of athletics in his four decades as a sportswriter. He has won more than 80 national, regional and state awards.Premier Diamond BoutiqueHong Kong’s first lab-grown diamond empirePremier Diamond Boutique|SponsoredSponsoredUndoNews gadgetThis watch takes the whole country by storm! it’s price? Ridiculous!News gadget|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Secret Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unblock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPerfect-Dating.comAre You Ready to Meet Cool Guys in Tung Chung?Perfect-Dating.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Trick Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unlock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoAspireAbove.comRemember Abby from NCIS? Take A Deep Breath Before You See How She Looks NowAspireAbove.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndolast_img read more

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Sakaliev for CSKA 1948: This team only stains the name of…

first_imgThe former CSKA striker – Stoyko Sakaliev made an eloquent comment on the debutant in the elite CSKA 1948.“Everyone knows the whole story about the team in question. I don’t want to be extreme or rude, but this team only stains the name of CSKA. My opinion is that it will end soon, maybe this season. Yes, everyone he can register a club and name it as he wishes, but in this way this is inadmissible. The Congolese refused CSKA to play in the third division of FranceIs Durel Avunu’s decision strange? I like how CSKA plays offensively, Kerry and Enrique I like the most. I don’t think Evandro is in the best shape right now. I would put Ahmedov at the top of the attack and Ali Coy behind him. Why do I say behind it? Because Ali Coy is an extremely useful and creative footballer. This is a unique plus for the team, it can equally well guard the ball, distribute it to the wings, which turn on at speed. In addition, he has a good shot, a good placement – a universal offensive player. And now, if in front of him is Ahmed Ahmedov, who is close to his height, he can take advantage of the one centered on the flanks.If I am from the position of CSKA in the final, I would take a risk. I would go out from the first minute to outplay and press the opponent. I want us to lead the first half at least 1: 0 “, Sakata said for the colleagues from” Bookmaker Ratings “. Balakov: We were ambushed, but this is being correctedIt is too early to say who will be the incumbentslast_img read more

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Brilliant GAIN Irish Pony Eventing Team win Bronze Medal at European Championships

first_img 29 July 2017, 17:15 Home  »  General  »  Brilliant GAIN Irish Pony Eventing Team win Bronze Medal at European Championships The GAIN Irish Pony (U16) Eventing team have won the team Bronze Medal, after a brilliant performance over all three phases of competition at the FEI European Championships for Ponies at Kaposvar in Hungary.The Becky Cullen managed team of Zara Nelson (Millridge Buachaill Bui (ISH), Hannah Adams (Myshall Rodge (CP), and Isabelle Comerford (Colour Me Fancy (ISH) – who are all from Co Kildare, along with Laois’s Jennifer Kuehnle (Fernhill Timbacktoo), finished on a total of 170.20 after Dressage, Cross Country and today’s final Show Jumping phase. Ireland finished 15 penalties ahead of Netherlands in fourth, with Germany fifth, Italy sixth and Belgium seventh. France took home the Gold Medal on a score of 141.60, with Britain taking Silver on 152.40.Zara Nelson finished best of the Irish individually in ninth place with the Irish Sport Horse Pony, Millridge Buachaill Bui.The 2017 European Pony Eventing Bronze medal winners from Ireland (l-r) Jennifer Kuehnle, Zara Nelson, Isabelle Comerford and Hannah Adams (Photo: Helen Revington/Focus On Horses)Irish Pony Eventing Team Manager Becky Cullen said:“We are all delighted, our riders were brilliant. We were a bit off the pace after Dressage and to be honest I was delighted to see that the Cross Country was tough as that suited our team. I think our riders put in some of the best Cross Country rounds of any of the teams. Jennifer Kuehnle was unlucky. Her pony stood in a hole in the water and tripped. She was brilliant in the final jumping, supporting the other riders, giving advice and using her experience having won a medal before. They kept it together in the final jumping phase and were under pressure when down to just three riders and no discard score. I want to thank all the support team, the owners, parents, sponsors and the staff at Horse Sport Ireland who helped to make this happen. There was a superb atmosphere here with all the Irish teams from the different disciples supporting each other. It really was a combined effort from Team Ireland Equestrian.”Horse Sport Ireland interim Chairman Jim Beecher added:This is incredible achievement from this Irish Pony Eventing team to win a European Championship team medal. Eventing in particular requires a huge among of work and dedication from the riders and their parents. I want to congratulate Becky Cullen and her team and thank everyone involved for the huge effort and commitment that they put in to make this happen.”Ireland’s Pony Eventing European team Bronze Medal win, comes on the back of a team Gold Medal for the GAIN Irish Pony Show Jumping team at the same venue in Hungary on Friday. Brilliant GAIN Irish Pony Eventing Team win Bronze Medal at European Championships Tags:last_img read more

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