Red Bluff girls swimmers win meet; boys finish third

first_imgRed Bluff >> The Red Bluff High swim team hosted Central Valley, Mercy and American Christian Academy on Wednesday and the Spartan girls emerged victorious while the boys placed third.The 200 Medley Relay of Jordan Munoz, Stevie McKenzie, Jayne Brandt and Abby Lair remained undefeated on the season, capturing the event in 2 minutes 13.84 seconds. Lair captured wins in the 500 Freestyle (6:35.96) and the 200 IM (2:51.35). Jayne Brandt was also a double winner, placing first in the 100 Fly …last_img

49ers Reuben Foster ‘needs to find a way to get that rust off’

first_imgSANTA CLARA — Reuben Foster looked every bit a play-making, turnover-forcing machine immediately into his rookie training camp last year. Interceptions came daily, along with a fumble or two. His hands were magnets to the football.“The ball’s got a thing for me. I don’t got a thing for the ball,” Foster quipped back then with his fun-loving smile.Now, 14 games into his career, Foster has no interceptions, no fumble recoveries, no forced fumbles and a bum shoulder. That injury aside, he …last_img

McIlroy heading home after erratic round

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games After another semis exit, Victolero hopes Star learns from experience MOST READ McIlroy, who had stumbled through a lacklustre opening round on Thursday, again found the going tough after teeing off on the 10th hole.He missed a five-footer for birdie on his first and then squandered another chance on 11, where he missed a 12-footer.His problems deepened at the par-four 12th, when his second shot rolled off the back of the green. A chip went sailing past the pin, leaving a long putt to save par which was duly missed.He recovered to drain a 13-foot birdie putt on the par-three 13th, but thereafter was unable to build any momentum over the remainder of the opening nine holes.His inward nine began with a further bogey on the long par-five first, which was followed by another bogey on the second which left him at eight over.ADVERTISEMENT Jordan delivers on promise: 2 Cobra choppers now in PH LATEST STORIES Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire What ‘missteps’?center_img A further bogey on the third left him nine over.With little to play for McIlroy then strung together his best sequence of holes in the tournament, carding four birdies and two pars.But the late birdie spree was not enough to lift McIlroy to safety as the exit door loomed.McIlroy meanwhile said a new putter being used for the tournament was not the problem.“I didn’t think it was the putter, it was the guy on the end of it,” he said. “It’s all good holing the putts on the practice green, but it’s a different kettle of fish when you get out on the course and have to read slope, read downhill, uphill into the green, side green.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland waits to play his shot from the ninth tee during the second round of the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills on June 16, 2017 in Hartford, Wisconsin. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFPRory McIlroy was left reflecting on a missed cut at the US Open for the second consecutive year on Friday after once again struggling to get to grips with the Erin Hills layout.The world number two, who earlier in the week suggested players unable to find the fairways should “pack their bags”, is now contemplating an early exit following a second-round 71.ADVERTISEMENT Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken View comments The one-under-par total was a substantial improvement on Thursday’s six-over-par 78, but with the cut projected at one-over-par, it was too little, too late for the popular Northern Irishman.McIlroy, however, who had come into the tournament from an injury layoff after a niggling rib problem, said he was encouraged by his performance. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“I’m optimistic with where my game is,” he said. “Hopefully I’ve got a lot of the bad stuff out of my system yesterday and some parts today. It’s just a matter of getting competitive rounds under my belt.“I’ve got a busy summer, so I’m excited to play a lot of golf. I feel like that’s going to help me to get back into contention and hopefully try to win some of these things.” Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guidelast_img read more