Brad James FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah-Thursday, the Mountain West Conference’s cross country coaches made their preseason projections.For the women, New Mexico is the projected champion with Utah State picked third and for the men, Colorado State got the nod with the Aggies selected to finish fourth.The Aggie women return seven of their nine runners from last season’s successful run to the NCAA Championships at Louisville, Ky.The USU women will be led by senior Alyssa Snyder of Coalville, Utah who placed 25th at last year’s championships in a time of 20:03.39. She became only the second women’s runner in program history to earn All-American honors. Alissa Nicodemus was the other Aggie to do so, placing 14th at the 1992 national championships.Other star runners for the Aggie women include seniors Tylee Skinner of Monteview, Idaho and former Juab High star Kashley Carter of Mona, Utah.For the men, junior James Withers of Blackfoot, Idaho is the top returner as he placed 16th at last season’s Mountain West championships. Written by August 23, 2018 /Sports News – Local Utah State Cross Country Women Picked Third, Men Fourth Tags: Alissa Nicodemus/Alyssa Snyder/James Withers/Kashley Carter/Mountain West Cross Country/New Mexico/Tylee Skinner/Utah State
Boys SEI Junior High Tournament.South Ripley versus Sunman-Dearborn at Milan.7th Grade-South Ripley 39-38.South Ripley built a comfortable lead going into half-time, only to see Sunman rally for an exciting finish. With under a minute to play in the 4th quarter and the game tied at 36, Sunman hit a two-point bucket to take a 38-36 lead. After a South Ripley time-out, Lane Sparks drilled a deep three to give the Raiders a 39-38 lead with 8 seconds remaining. Sunman was unable to get a shot off and the Raiders hung on for the 39-38 victory.Sparks led with 14 points, while Cody Samples added 12, Bryce Franklin scored 9, and Brady Linkel chipped in 4 points.On Thursday, South Ripley (16-1) travels to Batesville for the championship game against the winner of St. Louis and Greendale. Tip off scheduled for 5:30.8th Grade-Sunman-Dearborn 33, South Ripley 32.In another nail bitter, Sunman-Dearborn escaped in a 33-32 thriller. With South Ripley leading 31-30 and 20 seconds remaining in the 4th quarter, Sunman hit a baseline jumper to take a 33-32 lead. South Ripley called time-out and worked for a last second shot that just bounced off the rim.Dakota Day lead all scorers with 16 points to go along with 8 rebounds. Conner McCarty scored 6 points, Eric Vickers added 4 points with 7 rebounds, and Kaleb Rinear scored 4 points and grabbed 6 rebounds.The Raider 8th graders conclude the season with a 12-5 record.Courtesy of Raiders Coach Jeff Greiwe.
B&H won against Wales with the score 2: 0 two nights ago in Zenica, and due to the injuries of Dzeko, our captain was Asmir Begovic. Our goalkeeper was very pleased with the victory.“Communication in defense was very important. We talked and discussed a lot. It took a lot of discipline and I think we did a great job,” said Begovic after the match.Despite the fact that national team of B&H did not made many opportunities against extremely dangerous Wales in last night’s match, our goalkeeper emphasized that we deserved the victory.“It was very important to have an active result in the match, we had luck and we deserved to win,” concluded Begovic.(Source: klix.ba)