With the top team in the conference coming in, Greensburg hosted East Central and lost 9-1.East Central dominated the first half, scoring 6 goals and holding Greensburg scoreless. The second half was able to see Greensburg put together a little bit more of an offensive showing, seeing 5 different Pirates register shots.Christian Hensley, Collin Springmeyer, Sage O’Mara, Luke Hellmich and Garrett Schreiner all registered 2nd half shots on goal for the Pirates. With less than 10 minutes left, sophomore Luke Hellmich found a cutting Sage O’Mara, who found the back of the net, keeping Greensburg from being shut out. It was Hellmich’s 4th assist on the year and Sage’s 4th goal on the season.Courtesy of Pirates Coach Cody DeVolld.
The No. 18 USC women’s tennis team wrapped up competition in Ojai, Calif., at the 2010 Pac-10 singles and doubles championships Friday, after falling short of a few semifinal bids.“It would have been nice to have someone from USC in the finals, but I think we were more focused on being fresh and healthy for NCAA’s,” junior Cristala Andrews said.The No. 3 nationally ranked singles player for USC (13-9, 5-3), junior Maria Sanchez, rested a stress fracture in her ankle and didn’t compete in the weekend’s tournament.While senior Sarah Fansler and freshman Valeria Pulido fell in the first round of the championship singles bracket to different California opponents, sophomore Alison Ramos made it to the round of 16 by outlasting her Washington challenger in three sets in the opening round. Ramos was then stopped in a close match by Arizona State University’s Hannah James 7-6 (5), 6-4.Meanwhile, in the invitational singles bracket, juniors Lyndsay Kinstler and Leyla Entekhabi won their first singles matches but then were defeated in the round of 16. Fourth-seeded Andrews shut out her opponent in the round of 16 to enter in the quarterfinal round but was edged 6-3, 6-2 by UCLA’s Nina Pantic.In the championship flight of doubles play, Fansler and Kinstler withdrew in the first round because of injury. On the other end of the bracket, Ramos and Lao came out with a powerful 8-6 win to advance themselves to the quarterfinals. Next, they faced the second seeded duo from UCLA and fell short of a semifinal bid by losing 8-2.In the invitational flight, Andrews and Pulido followed suit by earning a spot in the quarterfinal round with an 8-1 win over Arizona’s pair. They were later taken down by 8-5 to a pair from Washington.The Women of Troy will next compete at the NCAA championships next month.
Ghana Premier League side Legon Cities FC and CareWorld Global have donated items and equipment to 37 Military Hospital as its contribution towards the fight against COVID-19 in Ghana.The group which also includes Gulf Energy, Lemla Petroleum Limited, Networking for Hope(An NGO based in Accra), Airtech Limited and Lemla Veterinary Services made the donation as part of efforts to curb the spread of the Coronavirus and to support the Hospital and the GAF Treatment Centre, to manage the cases brought to the facilities.The items presented included 500 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), 516 disposal bedsheets rolls, 50 each of Canula S14 and S18s, 55 Video Laryngoscopes and 28 Dissecting Forceps, 21 Bedsteads, 12 Bedside Desks, Carrier Stretchers, Examination Bed, Wheel Chair, Food Trolleys, Metro Shelving, Suction Machines and Gaskets, Nebulizers, vacuum seals, patient strap, dissecting forceps, vagina speculums, aneroid sphygmanometer, thermometers, ambu bags, bar soaps, tissue rolls and Sanitizer dispensers and a host of other equipment and numerous assorted disinfectants.The items were donated on behalf of the group by Dr med Kwaku Danso Agyei, a Ghanaian Physician and Richard K. Atikpo whose corporate profile includes Board Chair of Legon Cities, Gulf Energy, Lemla Energy and more.The Isolation Centre which is functional at the EL-Wak Sports Stadium is to help manage the spread of the coronavirus.Speaking to the media after the donation businessman Atikpo reiterated the importance of supporting the work of government in dealing with the threat of COVID-19. “We are excited to be part of governments’ efforts in dealing with this deadly virus. This is a virus that has claimed the lives of many people all over the world. Government alone cannot be solely responsible for footing the bills and as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility, we believe that there is the need to support the team fighting the threat of COVID-19 and therefore have decided to come in to aid the 37 Military Hospital and the GAF COVID-19 Treatment Centre.Richard K. Atikpo (wearing stripped Lacotse shirt) and Dr med Kwaku Danso Agyei(wearing white shirt) interacting with 37 Military Hospital officials.The group has also taking up additional responsibilities of feeding the medical personal on site daily in the line of duty since the 10th of April, 2020. Attached is the list of items donated to the 37 Military Hospital.The Director-General of Medical Services of GAF and the Commander, 37 Military Hospital Brigadier General (Brig Gen) EC Saka and Brig Gen NA Obodai, respectively, on behalf of GAF and the Hospital, expressed deep appreciation to the group for the huge support.The Generals noted that the items will go a long way to aid the facilities to perform their roles to the optimum and further noted that since the government and GAF could not do it all alone, support from the private sector, organizations, and individuals, was commendable and most welcome.