The winner between the Bears and Cowgirls will face the winner of Washington State and Miami (Fla.), who face each other in the first match of the day at 2 p.m. on Friday. Fuka Nonoyama was named First-Team All-Southland with an 11-2 mark at No. 2 singles, and the duo of Mei Ishimura and Yada Vasupongchai joined Xin and Marli Van Heerden on the doubles first team with a 12-5 record at No. 2 doubles. Washington State (19-10, 3-7 Pac-12) lost to No. 3 national seed Stanford in quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament. Miami (18-7, 9-5 ACC) defeated eight nationally-ranked squads this season but didn’t have an answer for No. 2 national seed North Carolina in the ACC semifinal round. The Bears’ Southland Conference tournament run included a 4-3 victory over defending tournament champion McNeese, a dominant 4-0 win over the No. 2-seeded Lady Demons of Northwestern State and a 4-2 triumph over Sam Houston State in the championship match to claim their first automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. STILLWATER, OKLA. – The Central Arkansas women’s tennis team will take on Oklahoma State, the No. 15 national seed, in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Tennis Tournament at 5 p.m. CT Friday at the Greenwood Tennis Center on the OSU campus. UCA is led by Southland Conference Freshman of the Year Chunxi Xin, who secured the clinching point in the title match against the league’s Player of the Year, Sahaja Yamalapalli. Xin, who earned first-team all-conference laurels at top-flight doubles and second-team all-conference honors at No. 1 singles, went 12-3 in singles play and 12-5 in doubles action. On the other side of the net, OSU placed four on the All-Big 12 teams. Katarina Stresnakova received a first-team nod after half of her 12 wins came against nationally-ranked opponents. Sofia Blanco and Catherine Gulihur received first-team doubles honors with a 9-1 record in Big 12 play. Gulihur also claimed a spot on the Big 12 All-Freshman team. Oklahoma State picked up 12 wins over nationally-ranked opponents on their way to a 19-7 record, including an 8-1 mark in Big 12 play with its only loss coming to then No. 6 Texas. The Cowgirls fell to No. 20 Kansas 4-2 in the semifinals of the Big 12 tournament.
After all the waiting, the watching, and the rescheduling, the Huskies finally begin their playoffs Friday night in Slave Lake.Games one and two of the NWJHL first-round playoff series will be on the road, after the Huskies couldn’t secure any Fort St. John ice-time this weekend.Coach Bob Kalb’s reaction to losing home-ice advantage.- Advertisement – [asset|aid=980|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=7bb358ed8cc3e6a4d3875211bcd331bb-Kalb-roadbust_1_Pub.mp3] The road trip will also hurt the Huskies bench, as defencemen Cash Brinkworth and Brandon Smith will miss the trip, while Kole Norris is still questionable after suffering a concussion a week ago in Peace River. On the upside, Tyson Pederson will check back into the lineup, after more than two months on the injury shelf.The Huskies won all 5 matchups against the Wolves in the regular season, 3 of them blowouts, and 2 of them close games.Advertisement Now that it really matters, the pups will look to continue their recent fine play, which saw them win 8 of their last 11 games, losing to only Whitecourt, and clinching second spot in the NWJHL.This weekend’s games go at 8:30 on Friday night, at 7:30 on Saturday, live on Moose FM. read more
Just before the match, there will be a march of the un-dead starting at 2 p.m. at the Arena.For more information on the Zombie Walk, please visit the event’s official Facebook page. Traditionally, one wouldn’t expect zombies to be co-ordinated enough for roller skates.Despite those preconceived notions, the Energetic City Roller Derby Association will be hosting the ‘Aurora Gory-alis’, a zombie style roller derby bout.- Advertisement -This event will be the Association’s first bout as a team in a battle against the Grande Prairie Crypt Keepers.The ‘undead’-themed event will take place at the North Peace Arena Saturday, August 13, starting at 4 p.m.The bout is family friendly and concessions will be available at the Arena…but brains are not on the menu. Non-perishable food bank donations will also be accepted at the arena.Tickets are $5 for anyone dressed as the living dead or $7 for survivors (non-zombie folk).Advertisement read more
Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana students with their Guidance Counsellor Ms Orla Mc Cafferty.Rosses Community College students with their Guidance Counsellor Ms Eilis Coakley and Trinity College representativeMulroy College students with their Guidance Counsellor, Ms Crawford and colleagueLoreto Convent, Milford with their Guidance Counsellor Ms Mc GeeLoreto Convent, Letterkenny students pictured with their Guidance Counsellors Ms Brid Mulhern and Ms Karen CroweDeele College students with a member on An Garda Siochana.Crana College students pictured with their Guidance Counsellors Ms Mary Galbreith and Ms Anne Mc ElhinneyColaiste Colmcille, Ballyshannonb students pictured with their Guidance Counsellor Ms Mairead Mc GurrenCarndonagh Community College students with their Guidance Counsellor Mr Liam HarkinSome Loreto Convent, Letterkenny girls posing for the camera at the careers fairThe Villa Rose Hotel in Ballybofey was the excellent venue for the annual Careers Fair organised by the Donegal Branch of the Institute of Guidance Counsellors.Almost 1500 students from secondary schools across Co Donegal attended throughout the day where almost 40 third level institutions from across Ireland, England, Wales and The Netherlands gathered to inform the students on the myriad of options available to them after their Leaving Certificate.The Villa Rose was a hive of activity as the eager masses collected their pamphlets, prospectuses (as well as the odd free pen!) from the universities and colleges. Questions were answered, details were taken and seeds were planted into the students’ minds in what was a hugely successful day.The event is the flagship day of the Donegal IGC calendar and has gone from strength to strength over the years and is testament to the amount of hard work being done in our schools by the Guidance Counsellors.A Twitter competition was also run on the day. Students were asked to follow the @IGCDonegal twitter page and include a hashtag to be in with a chance to win one of four One-For-All vouchers worth 50 euro each.The lucky winners were Marius Doherty, St Columba’s College, Stranorlar, Owen Mc Colgan, Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana, Rosie Browne, Colaiste Chu Uladh, Ballinamore and Chloe Sweeney, Loreto Convent, Letterkenny. Congratulations to all our winners and thanks to everyone who entered.The event organisers, Mr Rory White Finn Valley College, Stranorlar, Ms Georgina White, St Columba’s College, Stranorlar and Ms Mairead Mc Gurren, Colaiste Colmcille, Ballyshannon would like to thank all the institutions for attending the event, the teachers and guidance counsellors for taking the students to the event, the students themselves for their excellent behaviour on the day and Mr Tommy Gallen and his staff at The Villa Rose Hotel. IGC CAREERS FAIR A GREAT SUCCESS – PIC SPECIAL was last modified: March 24th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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:CAREERS FAIRFeaturesnewspicture specialschools read more