Southland Contingent Competes at NCAA Championships

first_imgOn the women’s side, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s Allyson Girard posted a time of 21:48.2 and finished 191st. Final Results A year after finishing third on the national stage, the Colorado women claimed the team title with 60 points, followed by reigning champion New Mexico (103) and Pac-12 foe Oregon (160). The Buffs’ Dani Jones earned the top finish with a time of 19:42.8. The Northern Arizona men successfully defending its national title with 83 team points, while host Wisconsin’s Morgan McDonald took the individual crown with a time of 29:08.3. BYU (116) and Portland (160) joined NAU on the podium.center_img He finished 75th with a time of 30:26.4, the best finish and time by a Southland representative since 2012, when McNeese’s David Rooney took seventh with a time of 29:21.3. Fellow Cardinal Jordan Rowe clocked in at 30:57.5, good enough for 134th. MADISON, Wisc. – Battling arctic conditions in the Badger state, Lamar senior Jamie Crowe posted the top finish among three Southland Conference runners that participated in Saturday’s 2018 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships at Wisconsin’s Zimmer Championship Course.last_img read more

Sisters tied up, robbed at gunpoint

first_img…during Lamaha Springs home invasionTwo sisters, a teacher and a United Nation’s employee, were in the wee hours of Thursday robbed at gunpoint by armed men who then carted off with cash, jewellery and other valuables.The victims – Jacqueline Percival, 52; and Elizabeth Percival, 50, of Lamaha Springs, Georgetown – were asleep but were awakened by three men, two of whom were armed with handguns.The men bound the sisters with scotch tape and held them at gunpoint as two of the men ransacked the house for valuables.Based on information received, the men were able to escape with $225,000 in cash, a large quantity of gold jewellery, one Samsung mobile phone and one flat screen television. A report was made to the Police after Jacqueline was able to free herself. Police are continuing their investigations.Only Tuesday, the Police in a release stated that there has been a 10 per cent reduction in serious crimes at the end of November 2017, when compared to the same period last year.More importantly, the Police added that there has been a 16 per cent decrease in robbery under arms where firearms were used.last_img read more