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Tired Seniors

first_imgAs a coach I was always disappointed when a senior decided not to compete in a spring sport their senior year.  This was especially true of those who had been on the squad since their freshman year.  Now was the time for them to be the team leader.There were three main reasons that these seniors would give for not competing in their spring sport as a senior.  The most common one was that they needed to work to raise money to go to college.  I never bought this because it would have taken a $50 an hour job to make any kind of dent toward this goal. We are only talking about a 3-month period of time.  The second excuse was that they were tired and just wanted to finish their senior year without extra work.  How can an 18-year old be tired?  The final excuse was that they wanted to try another sport before they graduated.  This usually meant that a friend was involved in that other sport and they just wanted to be with them.Why did I write this blog?  Just a pet peeve of mine, and the years have not changed the situation.  A lot of these kids not only quit their sport, they wind up not going to college after all.last_img read more

Women’s basketball: Wisconsin heads to Maryland in search of season defining win

first_imgThe Wisconsin women’s basketball team will travel to College Park, Maryland Saturday looking to upset one of the best teams in the nation. The Badgers (7-19, 3-13) will take on the No. 6 Terrapins (25-3, 14-2), looking to be the first team other than Ohio State to defeat the Terrapins in Big Ten play.To beat Maryland, Wisconsin will need to reverse course from their previous matchup where Maryland stormed into the Kohl Center and throttled the home team in a 25-point drubbing.Last Time OutWisconsin’s most recent game was a home loss to Northwestern on Senior Day. The Badgers, who were down six at the break, saw the Wildcats extend their lead in the third quarter and lost 53-71. In their last game at the Kohl Center, seniors Nicole Bauman and Michala Johnson both totaled 13 points, but it was not enough to defeat the Northwestern squad, which had four players in double figures.Wisconsin’s Keys to VictoryPlay through the Big 3: All season, the Badgers have struggled to get the trio of Bauman, Johnson and Dakota Whyte to play at their peak in the same game. The three seniors are the only players on the team averaging double figures and will need to play their best to defeat the Terrapins.Catch fire from deep: Simply put, the Badgers will need some magic from deep to defeat the Terrapins on the road. Wisconsin will need to shoot drastically better than their season average of 36 percent from beyond the arc to upset their top 10 foe. Despite Wisconsin’s best efforts, it will be unlikely they get the upset.Opposing Player to Watch: Junior Center Brionna JonesThough the answer could have been “any player in a Maryland jersey,” Jones has been a force on the inside for Maryland and gave Wisconsin fits in their last meeting. She had 22 points, 9 rebounds, 2 blocks and only missed 3 of her 14 shots in 23 minutes during the teams’ first meeting. On the season, Jones is averaging a double-double in conference play and is one of the top players in the conference.last_img read more

Ailing hospital finds a buyer

first_imgSAN GABRIEL – A local hospital group says it will buy the ailing San Gabriel Valley Medical Center, which has been on the market since September. AHMC Healthcare Inc. has signed a non-binding exclusive letter of intent with Catholic Healthcare West, which owns the 273-bed facility. “There is every intent to continue to run the hospital as is,” said Dr. Stanley Toy, a spokesman for the group. The letter is the culmination of CHW’s search to find a buyer who will “commit to preserving health care services in the community, including acute care, emergency services and care for those who cannot afford to pay for it,” the company said in a statement. It is owned by Jonathan Wu, who serves as chairman of the board. San Marino Mayor Matthew Lin, also a physician, is vice chairman. Details of the agreement have not been finalized, Toy said. It is also unclear whether the San Gabriel Valley Medical Center will continue to offer the same services or continue labor contracts. “AHMC has met with representatives from the unions to start dialogue,” Toy said. “We plan to continue this very amicable dialogue to ensure the concerns of both sides are addressed.” The industry has seen better days, said Jim Lott, executive vice president of the Hospital Association of Southern California. Payment rates from private insurers and the government are low, with Medical reimbursing about 65 cents on the dollar, Lott said. In areas with high immigrant populations, possibly one in three patients are uninsured. To cut costs, new owners can revise contracts with insurers, said Lott, who is not familiar with CHW-AHMC discussions. [email protected] (626) 578-6300, Ext. 4586 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The hospital was put up for sale after several years of operating at a loss, officials said then. After a final agreement is reached, the transaction must be reviewed by the California Attorney General’s Office. The process can take up to 120 days. If approved, the purchase will enhance the hospital group’s dominance in the area. AHMC Inc. was formed in 2004 after the purchase of four hospitals from Tenet Healthcare Corporation: Garfield Medical Center, Monterey Park Hospital, Whittier Medical Center and Greater El Monte Community Hospital. The group is affiliated with Alhambra Hospital Medical Center and the Doctors’ Hospital Medical Center in Montclair. last_img read more

Liverpool star ‘ready to play’ despite injury worries

first_imgVirgil van Dijk is fit for Liverpool’s Premier League clash with Huddersfield, according to Netherlands manager Ronald Koeman.Van Dijk started and completed the full 90 minutes as the Dutch defeated Germany on Saturday, with the centre-back scoring the opening goal in Amsterdam. Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? Van Dijk opened the scoring as the Netherlands stunned Germany Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? predicted 2 Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City gameday cracker huge blow It’s still not clear if Salah will will be available for Liverpool’s trip to Huddersfield tense whoops latest Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion However, he will not play for his country this evening, with Van Dijk travelling back to Liverpool having been suffering with a bruised rib since last month’s defeat of Southampton.The 27-year-old has played four matches since suffering the blow, and he’s been allowed to return to his club to focus on getting fully fit ahead of the return of the Premier League this weekend.And in a boost for Jurgen Klopp, Netherlands manager Koeman says Van Dijk is ready to return to action for his club.Koeman said, as quoted by Sky Sports: “He’s back in Liverpool but he is ready to play for next week. He’s taken a rest. Milner is expected to be out of action with a hamstring injury until the end of the month, while Salah and Mane could miss Saturday’s clash having suffered blows while representing their respective countries on international duty. changes How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings Most read in Premier League Guardiola-inspired tactics: Is this how Arsenal will line up under Arteta? revealed Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury 2 The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT TOP WORK “He spoke to the manager. The medical staff of the Dutch national team spoke to the medical staff of Liverpool and made the decision that he was playing only the Germany game and then after back to Liverpool.“He is ready to play next weekend.”Van Dijk’s return ahead of Liverpool’s match against Huddersfield – which is LIVE on talkSPORT – eases some of Klopp’s worries.However, the German continues to sweat on the fitness of James Milner, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane. SORRY last_img read more

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