Author: admin

LANCASTER— In 2023, Lancaster’s season ended on a two-point conversion from the opposing team, which had come from behind.Despite starting the season 1–4, Lancaster won its last three games to sneak into the playoffs, where it went four rounds deep before losing to district mate Forney 43-41 in double overtime.“We didn’t get where we wanted to go, so that’s the goal for this upcoming season,” said three-star wide receiver Emmanuel Choice, a rising senior.Now, Lancaster is starting anew. As Lancaster embarks on a new football season this fall, it will also play in a new classification and district.An increase in…

Read More

Cricket is more than just a game in India: critics accuse ruling-party politicians and the sport’s closely linked mega-rich board of exploiting its huge popularity for electoral advantage. Just not cricket: Indian politicians bat for power {{^userSubscribed}} {{/userSubscribed}} {{^userSubscribed}} {{/userSubscribed}} India begins voting in six-week-long general elections on Friday, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party widely expected to sweep to a third term in power. Unlock exclusive access to the story of India’s general elections, only on the HT App. Download Now! Modi’s BJP is intricately tied to the powerful Board of Control for Cricket in India…

Read More

Ryan Garcia got Devin Haney boiling hot today during their face-off atop the Empire State Building in New York when he repeatedly questioned him about where his “momma” was. It’s unclear where Ryan (24-1, 20 KOs) was going with pushing that button with WBC light welterweight champion Haney (31-0, 15 KOs), but it got him mad enough for him to shove him hard. It also angered Papa Haney, Bill, who talked about wanting Devin to “Kill” him on Saturday night when they battle at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. During the face-off, both fighters talked over each other, not really…

Read More

MONTREAL — The Detroit Red Wings fell short in their bid for a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs despite a 5-4 shootout win against the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre on Tuesday. David Perron scored with five seconds left in the third period to tie it 4-4 on a slap shot from the point through traffic. That kept Detroit’s playoff hopes temporarily alive, but soon after the Washington Capitals clinched the second wild card into the playoffs from the Eastern Conference with a 2-1 win against the Philadelphia Flyers. Moritz Seider, Joe Veleno and Daniel Sprong scored, and James…

Read More

As the NFL world scrambles to predict what the future holds at quarterback for the Denver Broncos, just about every first-round-caliber prospect at the position has been linked to the team in one form or another. Holding the No. 12 overall pick in the NFL draft and nursing a massive hole at quarterback, it’s viewed as almost a matter of course that Denver will come out of the first round with a shiny, new signal-caller. However, this year’s quarterback class comes with a lot of potential obstacles and pitfalls for a team like the Broncos, especially with where the team…

Read More

It’s time to fill in the rest of the first-round NBA playoff bracket. The final two playoff spots in each conference will be determined via the play-in tournament, which begins Tuesday and ends Friday. The Philadelphia 76ers, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks will be looking to qualify from the East, while the New Orleans Pelicans, Los Angeles Lakers, Sacramento Kings and Golden State Warriors are the West’s playoff candidates. But while the top two seeds in each conference still don’t know their first playoff opponent just yet, the other first-round series matchups are set. Here’s what we know…

Read More

Kyle Larson kicked off the AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 400 in the top spot, winning the pole and looking like a solid bet for his second win of 2024 after dominating 77 laps and scooping up the Stage 1 win. But his race took a nosedive on lap 116. Larson was leading under caution when the right rear wheel of his Chevy decided to part ways with the car. He managed to limp back to the pit road without more drama, but the lost wheel cost him a two-lap penalty. To make matters worse, as per the latest reports, his crew…

Read More

It’s nearly a month since the 2024 season opened in South Korea, so it’s time to take a look at the campaign’s early top rookie performers, also known as the April edition of MLB Pipeline’s Rookie Hot List. Each month, MLB.com will look at which rookies performed best over the past 30 days. This isn’t a prediction of which players will take home Rookie of the Year honors — it’s merely a reflection of how the top prospects have played during this period of time. Many exciting debuts have already highlighted this young campaign, but the trio of Jackson Holliday…

Read More

Story Links Thomasville, N.C. — The University of Lynchburg women’s golf team won the Pfeiffer Colonial Shootout on Tuesday! Lynchburg claimed its fourth tournament win of the golf season after carding a 303 on Monday and 310 Tuesday for a two-day score of 613. Lynchburg paced the five-team field at +45 and was 18 strokes clear of second-place Berry.  Emily Brubaker (74-73–147) placed second for her fifth top-5 finish of the season. Her 147 is also tied for her best two-day score on the year.  Emily Erickson (74-80–154) had her best tournament of the season and tied for…

Read More