Lady Wildcats Win VB Thriller Over Lady Spartans

first_imgWhat a match!!! We are still working on a few things I practice and I feel that’s what this team was doing during the first 2 sets. Practice. They started to come alive during set 2 but we just needed more time. That’s where the next 3 sets came into play!!!  FC won 12-25, 20-25, 25-18, 25-18,25-12.Jalynn Rogers had an excellent game with 12 digs and 4 backrow attack kills. Her serving kept us going with 18 serves and 1 ace. Megan Getz had 20 serves for the match with 1 ace. She also had 7 assists, 3 kills and 7 digs. Meredith Bohman had 7 kills, 14 blocks and 2 digs for the match. Kelly Layton added 10 assist and 2 kills. Jenna Orschell had 3 kills with Rachel Bischoff and Anna Sacksteder each having 1 kill.‘When this team gets excited, they can really make for an exciting match to watch!!! I think I’m beginning to see what gets them going!! This brings us to a 2-2 season record. We host Batesville on Tuesday at 5!! We are FC!!!’ Wildcats Coach Jill Mergenthal.last_img read more

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Nigeria, Cameroon Go to War in Yaounde

first_imgSoccer Football – Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – Round of 16 – Nigeria v Cameroon – Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria, Egypt – July 6, 2019 Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo in action with Cameroon’s Michael Ngadeu REUTERS/Suhaib Salem VOLLEYBALL OLYMPIC QUALIFIERNigeria women’s volleyball team will face Cameroon today at 7pm in a 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games qualifiers in Yaoundé, Cameroon.The Head Coach of the Nigeria senior women’s volleyball team, Samuel Ajayi, said his wards will go all out when the two teams meet. Ajayi said Nigeria is in a tough group but believes that the country can make it to Tokyo 2020 Olympics.“We are no doubt in the toughest group, but for me we must remain positive and believe we can make it to Japan,” the head coach said.“We all know that Kenya and Cameroon have a lot of quality players in their team and since everybody wants to be at the Olympics, they will be difficult opponents no doubt,” he added.Coach Ajayi, who warned that Botswana cannot be underrated either, also posited that for Nigeria to actualize her dream of making her first ever appearance in Japan, all hands must be on the deck as the coaches, players and officials must all be ready to give their all to this mission.He said, “It is a collective task. We have to recognise the fact that we have good players in our team and we must be ready to give our all.“You don’t expect any easy game at this level and we must work hard to ensure we scale through at the end of the day.”Nigeria will battle North African, Egypt on Tuesday by 4pm before slugging it out with Botswana on Wednesday by 4pm.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

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Tipp hurlers already focused on All Ireland challenge

first_imgKillenaule’s Kieran Bergin admits winning the Munster title is a monkey off their back but says their attention has already turned to All Ireland challenge. The team won the Premier’s 41st Munster title at Semple Stadium on Sunday afternoon, beating a strong Waterford side in front of a capacity home crowd.Thurles Sarsfields clubman Padraic Maher is due to undergo tests and assessments on a shoulder injury he picked up during Sunday’s provincial decider.Tipperary now have 5 weeks before their next match, an All Ireland Semi Final on the 16th August.last_img

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