Local students met with Senator Leising

first_imgBatesville, IN—State Senator Jean Leising met with students from St. Louis Catholic School at the Statehouse on Thursday. Students from Mrs. Jill Hollins and Mrs. Amy Weigel’s fourth-grade classes toured the Statehouse and learned about state government and the role of a state senator.last_img

Syracuse women’s basketball falls 1 spot to No. 21 in Top 25 poll

first_imgEven though Syracuse has won its last four games each by at least 11 points, SU dropped one spot to No. 21 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll, its lowest ranking of the season.Three weeks ago, the Orange climbed to No. 11, the highest-ever ranking in program history. Over the next two weeks, SU dropped and remained at No. 20.Four-time defending national champion Connecticut stayed at the top spot after beating No. 2 Notre Dame, 72-61. Five other Atlantic Coast Conference teams were ranked in the Week 6 poll: No. 7 Florida State, No. 8 Louisville, No. 13 Miami, No. 18 Duke and No. 24 Virginia Tech.After blowing out Niagara by 49 points on Saturday, behind Brittney Sykes’ dominant performance, SU gets the week off from games. The Orange plays next in the Florida Sunshine Classic Dec. 20-21. Conference play begins at No. 8 Louisville on Dec. 29. Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on December 12, 2016 at 3:30 pm Contact Matthew: mguti100@syr.edu | @MatthewGut21last_img read more

QPR 0-1 Chelsea: Fabregas steals vital late winner for Blues

first_imgCesc Fabregas got the winner for Chelsea as they needed a late goal to down QPR and remain seven points clear.The Spain international, criticised for his drop in form since Christmas, burst into the box before cooly dispatching Eden Hazard’s lay-off to seal an undeserved victory in the west London derby.QPR, embroiled in relegation battle, were the more dangerous team throughout and created a number of chances but were thwarted by visiting goalkeeper Thibault Courtois.Chelsea dominated possession but, in the absence of injured forwards Diego Costa and Loic Remy, failed to register a shot on target before Fabregas’s intervention.Chelsea have 73 points from 31 games but have a game in hand of second-placed Arsenal, whom they play on April 26.QPR remain 18th, two points behind Hull City – the side immediately above the relegation zone. Third-placed Manchester United host rivals Man City, in fourth, in the day’s late match.–Follow Gary on Twitter: @garyalsmithlast_img read more