Second-Half Struggles Earn Eagles Third Straight Loss

first_imgSecond-Half Struggles Earn Eagles Third Straight LossEVANSVILLE, Ind.—University of Southern Indiana Women’s Basketball made just six second-half field goals as it suffered a 60-42 Great Lakes Valley Conference setback to visiting Truman State University Saturday afternoon at the Physical Activities Center.USI (10-4, 3-3 GLVC) shot just 26.1 percent (6-23) from the field in the second half as Truman State turned a 32-28 halftime lead into the 18-point victory.After falling behind by five midway through the second quarter, the Screaming Eagles strung together a 6-0 run to take a brief 26-25 advantage.Truman State (11-6, 5-2 GLVC), however, outscored the Eagles, 7-2, throughout the final two minutes of the opening half as it went into the intermission with the four-point lead.The Bulldogs carried that momentum into the third period, where they outscored USI, 17-7, to forge a 14-point lead heading into the final quarter. Truman State made just five shots in the third quarter, but four of those baskets were of the three-point variety.USI struggled to get into any type of rhythm in the third period was it had just 15 possession in the quarter. The Eagles went 3-of-7 from the field, 1-of-4 from the free throw line, and had six turnovers in the third frame.A three-pointer and a layup by sophomore guard/forward Kaydie Grooms (Marshall, Illinois) early in the fourth quarter briefly pumped some energy into the Eagles, but USI went just 1-of-8 from the field and had four turnovers throughout the final seven minutes of the game as it suffered its third consecutive loss.Junior forward Hannah Wascher (Rantoul, Illinois) had a game-high 13 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Eagles, while junior guard Tanner Marcum (New Albany, Indiana) finished with 12 points and three steals. Grooms had seven points, all of which came in the fourth quarter, while sophomore guard Randa Harshbarger (Philo, Illinois) had six points and three assists.Truman State held a decisive advantage in points off the bench as the Bulldogs’ reserves outscored USI’s reserves 22-0. Truman State also went 9-of-20 from three-point range and held a 40-32 rebounding advantage.Senior center Michalina Tomczak paced the Bulldogs with 10 points and seven rebounds.USI returns to action Monday at 4:45 p.m. (CST) when it visits No. 17 Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky. The Knights (11-1, 5-1 GLVC) suffered an 82-75 setback to No. 19 Quincy University Saturday in Louisville.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more


Wyndham Championship: Byeong-Hun An takes solo lead into weekend

first_imgNew solo [email protected] is alone at the top @WyndhamChamp after rolling this in from 30 feet. #LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/tJn4Ew5aOq— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) August 2, 2019Garnett matched his opening round of 6-under 64 to move into second (12 under). He also finished the day with a clean scorecard and was mere inches away from yet another tie for first.9 inches from an eagle……and now one shot off the @WyndhamChamp [email protected] gets the crowd going on No. 8. pic.twitter.com/wvIAjfZcxG— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) August 2, 2019A handful of golfers remain in contention including Sung-jae Im — the other 18-hole leader — Patton Kizzire, Adam Svensson, Josh Teater, Webb Simpson and Mackenzie Hughes. All of these pros make up the sizable tie for third place (11 under).Paul Casey highlights the three-way tie for ninth (10 under) and Jordan Spieth regressed to join six others in a tie for 12th place (9 under). Wyndham Championship: Byeong-Hun An, Sung-jae Im share lead This cutline had bigger ramifications Friday and saw two-time major winner Martin Kaymer losing his Tour card.Hideki Matsuyama, Jimmy Walker, Kevin Streelman and Cameron Smith were some of the other names that fell below the cut, set at 4 under. PGA Tour will reduce cut line to top-65 golfers next season Byeong-Hun An is another day closer to his first-ever PGA Tour win.The 27-year-old South Korea professional sits alone atop the leaderboard at 13 under entering the weekend at the Wyndham Championship — the last regular-season event on Tour. An shot a blemish-free 5-under 65 on Friday with consecutive birdies on his front nine, the 14th and 15th holes, and again after he made the turn on the 3rd-5th holes.His steady play kept him at the top of the standings after entering the day sharing the 18-hole lead, and all it took was some impressive putting to separate himself from the field. An sunk a 30-foot putt to break away and finish 13 under through 36 holes, just one stroke ahead of second-place Brice Garnett. Related News Two-time major winner Martin Kaymer loses PGA Tour card with missed cut at Wyndham Championshiplast_img read more


Termon GAA club announces Ulster GAA Scholarship scheme

first_imgGood luckWe wish Michael Boyle on the senior squad and Enda McCormick on the minor team all the very best when Donegal take on Cork in Croke Park on Saturday, throw in for the minors is at 2 pm and for the seniors at 4pm. Ulster GAA Scholarships for Diploma in Irish – Course for Adult Learners (MaGee, Cookstown or Belfast)Ulster GAA have just announced scholarships for GAA members applying for Ulster University’s Irish Language Diploma from September 2016. The Gaeilge sa Chlub (‘Irish in the Club’) scholarship scheme for adult learners of Irish is a joint initiative from Ulster GAA and Ulster University which aims to promote the use of Irish within clubs throughout Ulster by providing financial assistance to GAA members who sign up for a Diploma in Irish Language course.This financial support for GAA members enables students to receive up to 50% reduction in course fees, opening the door to third-level education for many. This partnership encourages GAA members to take up the Diploma with many progressing to the Degree course thereafter.”For further information on the Diploma in Irish, contact Mrs Ros O’Hagan at [email protected] or 028 7167 5277. (course at Cookstown and Magee) or Sharon McKee at [email protected] or 028 95367482 (courses at Belfast).Anyone interested in applying for the Irish Diploma Scholarships from Ulster GAA are asked to contact Fionntan O’Dowd for further information: 028 (048) 3751 7180 or email [email protected] Closing Date for Scholarship Applications: Wednesday 7th September at 5pm. Termon GAA Minor Board (in association with Kelly’s CENTRA Mountain Top Letterkenny)A huge thanks to everyone that helped with last Saturday mornings U8 blitz. Our own 4 teams along with 2 each from Glenswilly and N Colmcille had a great hour and a half of matches with both our boys and girls performing very well. Thanks to the refs, to everyone that helped with the refreshments and of course to Liam, Conall and Jim for their hard work with this group. There’s coaching tomorrow eve Wednesday 6-7pm and details for the weekend will be confirmed later. For tomorrow evening remember proper clothing gloves gum shield and a bottle of water.Our U10s will head North on Sunday morning when they travel to Malin to take part in their U10 tournament. The Bus will leave the Burn Road at 9.30 sharp for a 11am throw in. Before that there will be coaching on Friday evening 6.30-7.45 again all boys and girls to have their own water, gloves, gum shield and rain wear. Any queries to David on 085 1305332Another NRB A Final and another NRB A title for our U14 boys. Once again St Eunan’s provided the opposition and indeed took control early on with 2 goals. As usual our boys under the steady hand of James, Paddy and PJ took over from the start of the second half and won by 5 points in the end.Another fantastic team performance, with many exceptional performance in that. Their play in the second half speaks volumes for the ability and the know how this team has developed and the large Termon support showed their appreciation when NRB Treasurer Conor Mc Dermott handed over the trophy to joint Captains Jack Alcorn and Aaron Reid. Conor Black was awarded the Man of the Match award and indeed he had several of his team mates breathing down his neck but he was a very worthy winner with another magnificent display. Onwards now to Convoy this Friday eve for a 7pm throw in against Aodh Rua Ballyshannon, best of luck boys.Our U16s have completed their league campaign as St Eunan’s will not be fielding tomorrow night (Wednesday) for their scheduled match. This leaves our boys with 2 wins and 2 loses so probably a Div 2 league Q/F next week. Pj Mc fadden and Paddy Mc Daid have been putting the boys through the paces in recent weeks and hopefully this will be evident in the closing stages of the league competition.The minors are out again on Bank Holiday Monday, keep an eye on facebook for more details about the game. Best of luck to Enda Mc Cormick and the Donegal minors in this Saturdays All Ireland Minor Championship Quarter Final. A fantastic opportunity for this team to get to play on the the hallowed turf of Croke Park and no doubt we will have a big support from Termon their cheering on Enda and the team.Cúl CampIt’s that time of the year again, Termon GAA’s 2016 Cúl Camp takes place from the 8th to the 12th of August. After the great success of our Cul Camp in recent years, we already have had huge interest in this year’s event. All boys and girls from U6 to U13 are welcome to register online or forms will be given out over the next few days at coaching by this year’s co ordinator Hugh Harkin.You can register online, too.We would encourage parents where possible to book online as this guarantees the gear will be available for your child on the week of the camp. Same prices as last year €55 for 1 child €45 for a 2nd child and €40 for a 3rd or more child/children.This includes a full weeks Camp and the much acclaimed 2016 Cul Camp gear of a T Shirt, a half zip top and a backpack.You can visit the official Kellogg’s GAA Cul Camps website for more information.Any queries to Hugh on 087 6891967.LadiesU12Girls: Our u12 girls finished their season with a blitz in Ardara on Saturday. Despite being seriously under strength the girls still registered a win against Robert Emmets and put in great performances against Ardara and Killybegs. Jodie McFadden, Bridget Fegan and Rachel Olsen were among those who played well.U14Girls: The u14 girls provided their supporters with one of the most exciting games of the year to watch going tit for tat for scores against St Eunans in the Div 1 A final in Convoy. The last 15 minutes were remarkable as the Termon girls dug deep to come from 5pts behind to win by 10pts. Huge congratulations to the girls on their well deserved win after putting in a lot of hard work and training since February. Congratulations to Lisa, Harry and all associated with this fantastic team of girls, whose spirit and determined drive was inspirational to watch, not to mention their unique celebratory singing abilities afterwards!Our U16 girls are scheduled to play on August 2 nd, whilst the lost out to Fanad earlier tonight, having won all games up to tonight. Our senior ladies finished second in the shield, and our junior ladies took third place.LottoThis week’s lotto draw takes place in The Lagoon with Kath McSharry and Nicola Doherty co-ordinating. The jackpot is now €1,900!BingoThis week’s bingo starts at 9 sharp at An Craoibhín with €2,600 guaranteed in prizes and a jackpot of €750.Termon GAA club announces Ulster GAA Scholarship scheme was last modified: July 27th, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare 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:irishScholarshipTermon GAAlast_img read more