Royals upstage Raiders 98 – 72 to remain unbeaten

first_img-Double-header on tonight in Open League ChampionshipBy Joe ChapmanMAINTAINING their imperious form, and yet again led by their fabulous core players, Victory Valley Royals topped the points standing with a perfect 12 points after a 98-72 demolition of Retrieve Raiders, while Bankers Trust Falcons gained their second win beating Block 22 Flames 63-57 Friday night.Chris WilliamsThe following night Amelia’s Ward Jets closed out the first round with a 68-46 win against Christianburg Pistons at the MSC Hard Court, as the Linden Amateur Basketball Association (LABA) organized Mackenzie Sports Club Open League Championship continued.Royals ended with six wins to be unbeaten while Half Mile Bulls who lost their only game versus the Royals, is in second spot on 11 points from five wins and one loss; third are Jets with four wins and two losses for 10 points, Raiders are next on nine points from three wins and three losses and Falcons ended with eight points after two wins and four losses.They are followed by Flames with seven points from one win and five defeats as Pistons are in the cellar position after losing their six games in this seven team championship.Meanwhile, Orlando Glasgow continued to lead the Royals with 31 points in that match against Raiders, who at one point seemed in with a chance when the scores read 17-16 and then 43-36 at half time, favouring the Royals.But things went against them (Raiders) as the third quarter ended with Royals up 64-49 and finally Royals coasted to a 98-72 win. Harold Adams maintained his good scoring form with 19 points, Chris Williams had 15 and the supporting players this time were Trevor Profit and Marlon Pollydore who each netted 11 points.Neil Marks scored 18 points and Keon Cameron 16 while substitute Darwin Lovell supported with 13 in the losing cause.Harold AdamsMeanwhile the Bulls maintained their strong position to contest the final round of play and challenge the Royals for the league championship entering round two, as young Akini Wilson and Donnel Benjamin presented them with 19 and 18 point performances in their 68-46 victory against Christianburg Pistons.For the Pistons A. Innis and Mark Louis were their best payers with 14 and 12 points respectively.Two more games in the second round matches are set for tonight at the MSC hard court. At 18:30hrs Royals are down to play Falcons and at 20:30hrs Raiders face Jets.last_img read more

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Former Kicker Matt Boermeester files petition in response to expulsion

first_imgDaily Trojan File PhotoAttorneys for former USC kicker Matt Boermeester are seeking to have his expulsion from the school overturned, filing a petition in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Aug. 11. Boermeester was suspended indefinitely from the football team in January following an alleged incident involving his girlfriend, Zoe Katz. He was expelled in July as a result of an investigation by the school’s Title IX office.The petition names the University, along with Vice President for Student Affairs Ainsley Carry. It states that after getting french fries from McDonald’s around midnight on Jan. 21, Boermeester and Katz were “engaged in loud, consensual horseplay and laughing” in an alley near Katz’s home.It states that another USC student walked past them to put his garbage in the dumpster and “walked back without ever turning his head towards the two of them.” When a second student who had witnessed the incident from a window approached Katz and asked if she was OK, Katz “said she was fine.”According to the petition, Katz didn’t make a report to USC about Boermeester, but Tanner Smith, another student who was told about the incident, reported it to his father, Peter Smith, the men’s tennis coach. As an employee, Smith was required to report the incident to the Title IX office.But attorneys for USC filed a court document last Friday that appeared to refute those accounts.“Two male students who lived in the area observed the assault and confirmed that it was violent,” the statement said. The document, which refers to Katz as “Jane Roe,” alleges that Boermeester placed his hands around Katz’s neck and pushed her against a wall at least twice. It states that the other students spoke with Katz alone in her residence following the incident and asked her to stay in their apartment.“[Katz] was crying, but stated she would return to her apartment because she did not want to ‘make [Boermeester] more mad,’” the filing stated.The document goes on to state that Katz would often report bruises on her legs and arms because Boermeester would “hit her or grab her tightly when he was angry.”But Katz did not want to “burn” Boermeester because she still cared about him, according to the court filing.“[Katz] noted that [Boermeester] was ‘very good at making [her] feel like [she] need[ed] him,’ and had torn her down so she felt dependent on him,” the USC filing said.Katz was also allegedly concerned that Boermeester would find out that she made a statement to the Title IX office. “He can’t know I made a statement. Can you not tell him I made a statement,” she texted the Title IX investigator, according to the filing. In another apparent text exchange before the Title IX office notified Boermeester of the investigation, Katz texted the investigator that she had been seeing Boermeester at school and that they were on “fine tems.”“I just act normal so he doesn’t [get] suspicious,” Katz texted. “Like most of the time we act totally fine even like friends like there haven’t been any problems.”The filing claims that the alleged assault was captured by a surveillance camera near the location of the incident. Though Katz released a letter through her attorney last month refuting claims that Boermeester assaulted her and claiming that the Title IX office treated her and Boermeester unfairly, the University responded with a statement in the filing.“[Katz’s] later denials were contradicted by her own initial statements to [the Title IX investigator], as well as the weight of the evidence collected during the investigation, including text messages among [Katz] and her friends, eye witness accounts, witness statements … and a surveillance video,” the filing stated.According the filing, Katz’s attempts to protect Boermeester “may be motivated by love or fear of reprisal.”Boermeester was two classes shy of graduating before being suspended, Katz said in her letter. The former kicker was the Rose Bowl hero for the Trojans in January, making the game-winning field goal as time expired to beat Penn State.last_img read more

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BetBright signs up for Betradar’s Managed Trading Services

first_img Betradar has announced a fresh partnership with BetBright, that is to see the online bookmakers utilise its Managed Trading Services (MTS) division.Under the terms of the agreement, Betradar is to engage in “selective trading” in key sports for the Dublin based operator.Marcus Brennan, BetBright Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, added: “We have worked closely with Sportradar through data provision and their reputation in the industry speaks volumes. But we saw an opportunity through MTS that would enable us to increase our offering and trade on selected sports where Sportradar’s expertise was proven. “This enables BetBright to free up resource and focus on areas where we are particularly strong. Selective trading through MTS we feel will become a more integral part of our strategy going forward and certainly as we expand into new territories with our first foreign markets planned for 2019.”Betradar details that its fully managed outsourced trading solution offers various degrees of support, “from fixtures to resulting, odds compilation and risk management”.Paolo Personeni, Managing Director at Betradar, commented: “The partnership with BetBright has enabled MTS to develop its offering further. Each operator has individual requirements as they seek a tailor-made solution specific to the needs of their business and ultimately the end user.“With BetBright, we have a partner that has a long term vision for growth, combined with the energy to embrace change and new technology. Using the innovative ‘Guaranteed Return’ commercial model, BetBright will also benefit from our compelling and credible risk management tools.“With an essential two-way flow of communication between the trading teams, it ensures maximum efficiencies for a healthy sportsbook delivering solid margins and returns. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank BetBright for their openness and availability to work with Betradar in such a highly progressive and industry leading manner.” Igor Vasilj: Making sure the price is still right for NSoft May 22, 2020 StumbleUpon Si14Bet: P2P betting is a driving force for the future June 26, 2020 Related Articles EveryMatrix increases virtual sports offering via CasinoEngine March 19, 2020 Share Submit Sharelast_img read more

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