Two Shawnee Mission East students sign to play Division I tennis

first_imgShawnee Mission East senior Alex Brown signs his ceremonial letter of intent to play tennis at Illinois.Shawnee Mission East seniors Alex Brown and Brady Draheim will continue their tennis careers at Illinois and Wake Forest, respectively.The duo hasn’t played for the Lancers, but instead for the Kansas City United Tennis academy.Brown, who moved to Kansas City from Urbandale, Iowa, is currently the No. 13 ranking in the nation.As a freshman, he won the Iowa high school singles championship. He was recruited by Harvard, Notre Dame, Georgia Tech, Georgia, Texas A&M, Iowa and MichiganDraheim, who is originally from Omaha, Neb., is ranked 54th.Shawnee Mission East senior Brady Draheim, who ranked 54th in the nation, will continue his tennis career at Wake Forest.last_img read more

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CSA 2020: Ports could revoke scrubber bans

first_imgMembers of the CSA 2020 executive committee presented research to the port authorities that indicated that the wastewater generated by the exhaust gas cleaning process was environmentally acceptable and well within regulatory limits.The organisation said that it has received ‘no objection’ letters from more than 20 ports covering Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australasia.www.cleanshippingalliance2020.orglast_img

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UWF Returns Home For A Pair Against AUM, UWA

first_img Print Friendly Version THURSDAY: LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEOSATURDAY: LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEOABOUT UWF* UWF is 9-8 overall and 6-4 in Gulf South Conference play following their 67-53 road victory over West Georgia. UWF is currently on a 4-game winning streak. The team is 9-0 when scoring 64 points or more and 0-8 when failing to reach that number.* Jon Brown leads the team in scoring (19.9 ppg), rebounding (7.0 rpg) and steals (16 total).* Cameron Cox paces the squad in assists (3.5 apg) totaling for 59 while only turning the ball over 21 times. The junior had just one turnover in 74 minutes last week in the Shorter/West Georgia swing. During the 4-game winning streak, he has 19 assists and just three turnovers – a 6.3-1 assist-to-turnover ratio. He is currently tied for third in the GSC with a 2.8-1 ratio.* Tarik McKelphin is second on the team in scoring (9.3 ppg) and second on the team in rebounding (4.8 rpg). Daniel Sofield is the Argos leading 3-point shooter making 40 total threes while shooting 38 percent from behind the arc. * UWF is 6-2 at home this season and 37-11 in the last four seasons.LAST TIME OUT* UWF controlled the game last week at West Georgia with a 67-53 victory.* UWF Improved to 3-4 on the road as they shot 45 pct. & went 12-14 from the free throw line.* The Argo defense played one of its most complete games in holding West Georgia to 35 percent shooting which was the third-lowest by any opponent against UWF this season.* Jon Brown lead the team with 18 points  and nine rebounds. Tarik McKelphin had 15 points while also grabbing nine boards. Daniel Sofield had 13 points and a team-high six assists.ABOUT AUBURN MONTGOMERY* AUM is 8-9 overall and 3-6 in league play following a 74-71 win over Montevallo on Saturday. The Warhawks trailed 41-12 and came back to win the game. AUM shoots 44 percent from the field and averages 7.4 made 3-pointers per game.* Darrion Taylor leads the team in scoring (14.5 ppg) and assists (3.6 apg). Carlos Bell is second in scoring (14.1 ppg) and assists (2.7 apg). Maharrith Jackson is third in scoring (11.7 ppg) and first in rebounding (6.5 rpg).UWF-AUM SERIES HISTOR* The Argos are 6-1 overall against the Warhawks, including a 2-1 mark at the UWF Field House. UWF won both matchups against AUM last year. MARDI GRAS GAMES ON SATURDAY* UWF will open the Mardi Gras activities this weekend with a pair of festive-themed games against West Alabama, beginning with the women’s game at 4 p.m. and the men’s to follow. King Cakes, multi-colored beads and spectator contests will happen during both games.UWF TO HOST FREE YOUTH CLINIC FOR NATIONAL GIRLS & WOMEN IN SPORTS DAY* The UWF Athletic Department will host a free youth clinic for girls 8th grade and under on Saturday, Feb. 8 at Noon in the HLS Recreation Center on the UWF campus. This free youth clinic is being conducted in collaboration with National Girls and Women in Sports Day.* Participants will start the day with a proper warm up and stretch from UWF cross country team. Then the girls will rotate between stations of volleyball, tennis, golf, cross country and soccer. At each station they will receive instruction from each women’s sports team and play games with the UWF student-athletes.* All participants and their families will also receive free admission to the women’s and men’s basketball games against Shorter beginning at 2 pm and 4 pm that afternoon. During the women’s basketball game, UWF will recognize the women’s tennis and volleyball teams for their most recent Gulf South Conference Championships. last_img read more

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Trial starts in university gun case

first_imgOpening arguments took place Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging the University of Missouri’s gun ban on campus.The Missouri Attorney General’s office has intervened for opponents of the ban. They argue it’s unconstitutional. The school argues allowing more guns on campus would be a safety risk.The two-day bench trial was scheduled to wrap up Thursday.last_img

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Dale Steyn joins 400-wicket club as Bangladesh reach 75-1 at lunch against South Africa

first_imgFast bowler Dale Steyn became the second South African bowler to take 400 test wickets as he made the sole breakthrough in Thursday’s opening session of the second Test against Bangladesh, as the hosts made a steady start to reach 75-1.Steyn claimed opener Tamim Iqbal to reach the milestone in 80 test, the same number as Richard Hadlee, to be the equal second quickest behind Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan, who reached it in 72 Tests.Steyn (1-11) made the breakthrough in the fifth over of the morning as Tamim chased a wide delivery, edging it to first slip to be out for 6.Tamim had been dropped by Dean Elgar in the previous over off Steyn at the same score.Also read: Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram to train young pacersImrul Kayes and Mominul Haque saw off the session without further trouble, sharing an unbeaten 63 runs. At lunch, Mominul was on 35 and Kayes on 28. They were solid and largely untroubled by the short-ball barrage by the South African fast bowlers who got little assistance from the pitch, with Bangladesh choosing to bat after winning the toss.Both teams made one change to the squads that played out a rain-affected draw in the first Test.Bangladesh recalled batsman Nasir Hossain, replacing left-arm spinner Taijul Islam. Team management said Nasir’s part-time off-spin allied to strong batting gave him the edge over Taijul.South Africa handed a debut to wicketkeeper-batsman Dane Vilas who replaced the out-of-form Quinton de Kock.The first Test was drawn after rain washed out last two days of the game.advertisementlast_img read more

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