UWF Holds Off Christian Brothers in GSC Semifinal

first_img PENSACOLA, Fla. – The West Florida men’s soccer team avenged a regular season loss to Christian Brothers in a 2-0 victory in the Gulf South Conference Tournament semifinals at Brosnaham Park on Friday.  The Argos (14-3-2) will have a shot at a third straight GSC title in the championship match on Sunday against Montevallo.Sophomore Jason Ream (Newton, Ala./Ridgecrest Christian School) scored the first goal, finding the back of the net off a corner kick by senior Matt Williams (Pensacola, Fla./North Florida) in the 36th minute.  The Argonauts added an insurance goal by senior Christian Cabral (Trinidad and Tobago/St. Anthony’s College) on a beautiful through pass by senior Rafael Segal (Rishon Lezion, Israel/Mercer County CC) in the 88th minute.UWF was out-shot by the Buccaneers 12-10 in an even, physical match.  The teams were even in corner kicks, and the Argonauts finished with 21 fouls compared to the Buccaneers’ 18.Kickoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. for the GSC Championship match against Montevallo on Sunday, November 9, and fans can follow all the action online at www.GoArgos.com and www.GulfSouthConference.org.Print Friendly Version UWF Holds Off Christian Brothers in GSC Semifinal Sharecenter_img Thomas Olmsted (Photo by Ron Besser) last_img read more

PNGNRLC calls for expansion of Digicel Cup

first_imgPNG National Rugby League Competition chairman Adrian Chow welcomes interest from prospective clubs that wish to participate in the National rugby league competition – Digicel Cup. PNGNRLC aims to expand the national competition in the future with additional clubs from other provinces joining the current 10 franchises. Expressions of Interest to participate in the Digicel Cup 2019 season will be called in the coming months. “We would like all bids to be a strong as possible, Chow said. “It is important that prospective clubs communicate with the PNGNRLC well in advance so that they are aware of all the requirements and criteria for entry and participation,” he said. Chow said this included having an appropriate entity structure, good governance and management, an approved venue, financial support and a strong or developing player base. “We wish to ensure that the Digicel Cup expands sustainably in the long term. This requires working together with all our franchises, stakeholders, sponsors and the PNGRFL to continue to raise and improve the standard and quality of the competition and rugby league in PNG,” Chow said.last_img read more

Babur Assam proves ‘class’ in England too; Great start for…

first_imgManchester: Pakistan get off to a great start in the first Test against England. Babur Assam and Shaun Masood batted well and Pakistan were 139 for two at stumps on the first day. Babur Assam (69) and Shaun Masood (46) were at the crease.Pakistan won the toss and elected to field. Surviving the swing of Broad and Anderson, the duo put on 36 for the opening wicket. Joffre Archer gave England their first break through by bowling Abid Ali clean, with Abid scoring 16 runs.Pakistan also lost captain Azhar Ali after Abid’s wicket fell. Before opening the account, Chris Vokes caught Azhar Ali in front of the wicket. With this, Pakistan fell to 43/2, but Babur Assam and Shane Masood, who started slowly, managed to cross the 100 mark without further loss. The duo have combined for 96 runs for the third wicket.The match was stopped on the first day due to rain just before tea. The match was later resumed but was stopped again due to lack of light. Only 49 overs were played on the first day.England have not changed their squad for the last Test against the West Indies. Pakistan, meanwhile, came down with a strong bowling line-up consisting of three pacers and two spinners.last_img read more