Syracuse drops 6 spots to No. 18 in Inside Lacrosse poll

first_imgAfter losing two of three games since the last update, Syracuse (7-5, 0-3 Atlantic Coast) dropped six spots in this week’s Inside Lacrosse poll, to No. 18. It’s the third-straight week the Orange has dropped in the poll.Just hours after last week’s rankings came out, Syracuse lost on the road to now-No. 9 Northwestern. SU snuck out a win at an unranked Princeton, 17-16, that wasn’t decided until the final seconds. But on Saturday, Syracuse returned to the Carrier Dome and was crushed by now-No. 16 Duke, losing 17-10.There are now five ACC teams above the Orange in the poll: No. 2 Boston College, No. 5 North Carolina, No. 10 Virginia, No. 14 Virginia Tech and No. 16 Duke. Three of those teams still remain on SU’s schedule: VT, BC and UNC.Boston College remains one of two undefeated teams in Division I, at 13-0. No. 1 Stony Brook is 9-0.Syracuse’s next game is on the road, when the Orange travels to Baltimore, Maryland, to take on Loyola (Maryland) on Thursday. Loyola is up one spot to No. 6 in this week’s poll after beating two unranked teams last week, American and Boston University.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on April 2, 2018 at 3:46 pm Contact Billy: | @Wheyen3center_img Commentslast_img read more

Positive Story: Migrants are Players and Fans of Football Club Jedinstvo Bihac!

first_imgNK Jedinstvo spent several years in the Yugoslav Second League between 1979 and the time of their relegation in 1986. Domestic and world media testify to the honest relationship of Football Club Jedinstvo Bihac with migrants who are players and fans, and with whom footballers share happiness, dreams and desires in everyday life, as evidenced by the matches of Jedinstvo Bihac in the first league of FBiH 2018/2019.As cited in the statement, fans of Jedinstvo Bihac opened the gates to matches and helped migrants to find relief, hope and happiness, as well as support, training and playing for their club from the youngest age of youth school to A team.NK Jedinstvo Bihać is a Bosnian professional football club based in Bihać, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The first football club in Bihać was founded around 1919 or 1920, with the exact date being unknown due to a non-payment of a membership fee to the football association.NK Jedinstvo was registered wih the football association for the first time in 1937. The club’s stadium is called Pod Borićima Stadion and it can seat 7,500. The fans of NK Jedinstvo are called Sila Nebeska. Jedinstvo appeared in the 1999 UEFA Intertoto Cup.last_img read more

Corn planting nearly complete with more good weather

first_imgDES MOINES — The latest U.S.D.A. crop report says for the second week in a row there were more than five days suitable for fieldwork.Farmers took advantage and the corn planting is nearly done at 98 percent. That compares to the 93 percent level last week. Eighty-eight percent of the crop has emerged — which is more than two weeks behind last year and the five-year average.Soybean planting moved from 70 to 89 percent complete. That’s 16 days behind last year and two weeks behind the five-year average. Sixty-three percent of the soybeans have emerged, which is two weeks behind average.Fifty-nine percent of the corn that is up is rated in good to excellent condition — while 61 percent of the beans get the same rating.last_img