Trojans And Tigers Will Kick-Off The Annual Skyline Chili Football Crosstown Showdown

first_imgThe 2019 Skyline Chili Showdown will once again serve as the official kickoff to High School Football in the WRBI Listening Area when rivals East Central and Lawrenceburg will square off at The Pit on Friday Night, August 23rd, kicking off at 7. This will be the third straight year that these teams will battle in The Showdown.The Sports Voice in Southeastern Indiana, 103.9 WRBI will once again be broadcasting area Football games this season.last_img

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Men’s volleyball splits series with No. 5 Hawaii

first_imgThe USC men’s volleyball team (3-11, 3-9 MPSF) upset No. 5 Hawaii (10-5, 5-5 MPSF) in a five-set battle (25-18, 20-25, 21-25, 26-24, 17-15) after losing to them in five sets on Monday. The Trojans were led by junior outside hitter Lucas Yoder. Yoder tallied up 21 kills and 11 digs while hitting .279. He also led the team Monday night with 16 kills while hitting .448. Senior outside hitter Alex Slaught recorded the second most kills on the team with 15, while sophomore opposite Jon Rivera recorded 11 kills. Sophomore setter Jack Yoder recorded 56 assists in the win and another 37 the night before.Junior middle blocker Andy Benesh led the team with five kills. Rivera and Slaught both recorded five kills. Senior middle blocker Tommy Leonard tallied up two kills. Monday night, Leonard led the team with six kills, while Jack Yoder put up four and Benesh tallied three. Towards the end of the fifth set, it was 14-11 Hawaii. USC managed to battle off that match point and score three straight points to tie it at 14-all. Hawaii recorded a kill to make it 15-14, but USC scored another three straight points to take the set 17-15. Slaught secured the win with a kill to finish out the set. This was the Trojans’ fourth consecutive five-set match, but the only one that the team has won in that span. This win against the Rainbow Warriors broke USC’s three match losing streak.There were a total of 27 tie scores throughout the match, but only eight lead changes. Twelve of the tie scores came in the fourth set, which the Trojans won 26-24.Despite being out-blocked 16.0 to 8.5, the Trojans still out hit the Rainbow Warriors .245 to .238. USC also recorded two more kills than Hawaii, 63 to 61. USC also recorded more digs than Hawaii, 49 to 39. The win against the Rainbow Warriors finished up USC’s week long 4 match homestand. The Trojans won’t play another match until they face off at No. 10 UC Santa Barbara next Wednesday, February 24th. USC’s next home match will be the following Saturday when they host No. 3 UCLA.last_img read more

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Euro 2016: Turkey beat Czech Republic 2-0 to stay in last-16 contention

first_imgGoals by Burak Yilmaz and Ozan Tufan gave Turkey a 2-0 win over Czech Republic in Euro 2016 on Tuesday that secured third place in Group D and kept alive their hopes of reaching the tournament’s knockout stages.The result left Turkey on three points from as many games, behind Croatia and Spain. They must now wait for the group stage to finish and hope they go through as one of the best four third-placed teams. (Full Euro 2016 coverage )Yilmaz fired the Turks ahead in the 10th minute with a fine finish at the near post after Arda Turan and Emre Mor broke down the right, with the latter squaring the ball for the striker to beat goalkeeper Petr Cech.The Czechs missed several chances to equalise and were punished midway through the second half when Ozan Tufan drilled an unstoppable shot into the roof of the net after Selcuk Inan floated a free kick into the penalty area.last_img read more

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