National Race of Champions

first_imgPalm Court supporting four racers on July 2LOCAL business Palm Court has come on board to support four racers in their quest for glory at the second National Race of Champions billed for Sunday at the South Dakota Circuit.The entity yesterday handed over sponsorship to two superbike racers, Raveiro Tucker and Kevin Persaud as well as two car racers street tuner competitor Sharima Khan and Group Four racer Mark Vieira.Events Manager Sasha Lewis contended that the company is involved in the development of athletes locally, whether it be football, cricket or even motor racing.“Why not go all out. There are young racers that want to excel, both Raveiro and Kevin. They want to excel, you know. They want to go higher so why not let Palm Court sponsor them and support them.”She noted that the young people are the future, adding, “On race day, I will be cheering for those under the Palm Court banner and I can ensure you that those riders and drivers will be giving 100 per cent.”“These guys have been practising, they have been going to the track a lot. I must commend Sharima. She is a very good racer. Kevin, he has been practising a lot and Raveiro, he is new to the team and im sure they are going to do their best,” Lewis said.Meanwhile, each of the racers contended that he was thankful for his sponsorship. They promised to do their best, come Sunday.Action gets going from 08:30hrs with 22 races carded for the day including bikes.The event is sponsored by Ansa McAl, Prem’s Electrical, B.M. Soat, Mohamed’s Enterprise, Ready Mix, Special Auto, Japarts, Ticket Master, Palm Court, KGM, MAC Batteries, S. Jagmohan Hardware Supplies and Construction, L Mahabir and Sons Cambio and Choke Gas Station.last_img read more

Syracuse sets multiple program records in 13-1 win over Lindenwood

first_imgThroughout its nonconference schedule, Syracuse’s inability to string together goals resulted in losses piling up against some of the highest-ranked teams in the country. But over the last 48 hours, the Orange found a way to pepper Lindenwood, a program winless in conference play, with shots. Syracuse (5-12-1, 4-1-1 College Hockey America) toppled Lindenwood (2-12-3, 0-6-0 CHA) 13-1 in the second of two matchups between the two teams. The Orange outscored the Lions 20-1 across the span of their series — including a 7-0 win on Friday night — and in their last game of the decade, it was a record setting game.The game marked the most goals scored by Syracuse in a single game (13) in program history – the previous record was 10 against Sacred Heart in 2008 – and also the largest margin of victory of a single game. The previous record was also 10, this time against St. Anselem in 2008. With 11 different members of the team making their mark on the scoresheet, Syracuse’s win set the record for most individual goal scorers in a single game for the Orange. Both Lauren Bellefontaine and Anna Leschyshyn scored twice.After ending the first period with a 2-0 lead, the Orange exploded for seven goals in the second. Two power play goals and a short-handed tally quickly expanded the SU lead to 5-0 in the period’s opening half, and Victoria Klimek, Leschyshyn, Shelby Calof, Brynn Koocher rounded out the scoring for the middle 20 minutes.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textDue to injuries, Lindenwood resorted to skaters playing goalie for the weekend. In Friday’s 7-0 loss, the Lions played senior forward Cierra Paisley. On Saturday, it was freshman Madilynn Hickey’s turn to strap on the pads and face the onslaught that Syracuse brought. Ady Cohen split the weekend in goal with Allison Small and turned away 13 shots in Saturday’s win, which brought Syracuse head coach Paul Flanagan just two wins away from 400 as a coach. The Orange’s next matchup is a nonconference game against St. Lawrence on Jan. 7. Comments Published on December 7, 2019 at 5:25 pm Contact Will: [email protected] Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Clippers see Mfiondu Kabengele and Terance Mann as their type of guys

first_img Kristaps Porzingis ruled out as Clippers, Mavericks set for Game 5; Follow for game updates At Monday’s awards event, the Seminole teammates could see members of their new team honored: Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell are finalists for the Sixth Man of the Year award and Doc Rivers is a finalist for Coach of the Year.The focus is on team success, Frank insisted, but still he’ll be rooting for Clippers on Monday.“I’m really, really optimistic that Lou Williams is gonna be Sixth Man of the Year for the third time,” Frank said. “I’m very biased, but I think Doc did as good a job as he’s ever done in terms of being a Coach of the Year candidate. Hopefully, he gets rewarded for the unbelievable moment, what he did for Dirk (Nowitzki).”With about 10 seconds left in a February game at Staples Center, Rivers grabbed a courtside mic and made an impromptu speech honoring the Dallas star.Related Articles MANHATTAN BEACH — A few years ago, Mfiondu Kabengele was an unknown Canadian high school hooper without the handles to suffice on the wing nor the height then to impress in the post – and zero scholarship offers because of it.On Thursday, he became a first-round pick in the NBA Draft. The Clippers sent a second-round pick and a 2020 first-round pick to the Brooklyn Nets in order to nab the now 6-foot-10 power forward from Florida State at No. 27 overall.Kabengele, 21, proved his value as a player, a worker and a teammate with the Seminoles, who were the first major program to offer him a scholarship after discovering him playing in Chicago against junior college teams for Don Bosco Prep School in Crown Point, Ind.Coming off the bench, Kabengele – the nephew of Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo – led the Seminoles to the most single-season victories in program history and to consecutive Sweet 16 appearances. He was the runaway selection for the ACC’s Sixth Man of the Year as well as a member of the conference’s All-Academic team. Clippers hope they can play to their capabilities, quell Mavericks’ momentum Clippers vs. Mavericks Game 5 playoff updates from NBA beat reporters And when he heard his name called Thursday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, he opened his sleek blue blazer to reveal all 17 of his FSU teammates’ names stitched inside – including, of course, guard Terance Mann, whom the Clippers would select a little while later at No. 48.Both of them are exactly the Clippers’ kind of guys, President of Basketball Operations Lawrence Frank said late Thursday night when he addressed reporters at the Westdrift Manhattan Beach hotel.“We just have great comfort and understanding first in who they are as people, because we start there,” Frank said. “I can’t give enough credit to our scouts. They do an unbelievable job in terms of acquiring information to learn what’s inside here (head) and here (heart), and they try to talk to as many people as possible who’ve been involved in their lives, from the beginning until this point.”Turns out the Clippers had some relatively direct lines of inquiry to learn about Kabengele and Mann, Frank said. An FSU assistant coach worked one of the Clippers organization’s mini-camps last year and Mutombo played for the New Jersey Nets when Frank coached there.“So it’s amazing,” Frank said. “Just a small circle, the NBA community.” For Lakers’ LeBron James, Jacob Blake’s shooting is bigger issue than a big Game 4 victory The Clippers planned to have their draft picks and their families come to L.A. on Sunday, when they’ll have dinner with team officials, before attending the NBA Awards activities the next night, Frank said.Then they’ll get to go home for a short break before reporting for work June 30, when they’ll start “practicing with the group” before participating in Summer League action – where they’ll be joined by another Canadian prospect. Oshae Brissett, a 6-8 small forward from Syracuse who wasn’t drafted Thursday, tweeted Friday morning that he’d accepted an invitation to join the Clippers in Las Vegas. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error On Thursday, Kabengele spoke to those on-site in Brooklyn about his appreciation for Rivers’ reputation and coaching history.“I remember watching him as a kid,” said Kabengele, whose 22 points, along with Mann’s 18 points, eight rebounds and six assists, spurred FSU’s second-round victory over Ja Morant and Murray State in the NCAA Tournament in March.“I remember when the Lakers and Celtics (played in the NBA Finals) back in ’09 and ’10, just the way he carried that team and dealt with all that talent, the way he just managed everybody. And then, as he transitioned to the Clippers, the way he stayed competitive, acquiring great picks and getting great guys like Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell.“He just overall cares about the players. Everyone I’ve talked to talks about what a great coach Doc is.” What the Clippers are saying the day after Luka Doncic’s game-winner tied series, 2-2 last_img read more