BY Staff and Wire reports
Sunday, January 06, 2013
1/06/13 at 6:31 AM
NSU women beat UNK: The Northeastern State women's team made a school-record-tying 15 3-pointers en route to an 85-57 win over Nebraska Kearney at Jack Dobbins Field House in Tahlequah. The RiverHawks (8-4, 3-1 MIAA) won their fourth straight and scored a season high in points. NSU 55 percent from the field (29-for-53), a season-best 58 percent on 3s (15-for-26) and 80 percent of its free throws (12-for-15). Senior guard Taylor Lewis scored a season-high 26 points. Tosha Tyler added 13 points and Taylor Collins had 12.
NSU men lose: The Northeastern State men's team lost 60-57 to Nebraska Kearney inside Jack Dobbins Field House in Tahlequah. The RiverHawks (10-2, 3-1 MIAA) saw their winning streak halted at five games. Senior Jermaine Bransford recorded his fifth double-double in six contests with a game-high 18 points and 11 rebounds. Junior guard Bryton Hobbs added 11 points, a career-high eight assists, and six rebounds.
Froese hits milestone as RSU women win: Senior Logan Froese tallied her 1,000th career point as the Rogers State women's team stayed unbeaten in Sooner Athletic Conference play with a 79-70 win over Mid-America Christian at the Claremore Expo.
Froese, a Claremore native, registered a season-high 18 points while pulling in 10 rebounds to lead the Cats. Her 1,001 points are second for RSU, behind Hunter Peterson (2007-2011), a Jenks graduate, who had 1,132 career points for RSU.
Armstrong may confess: Lance Armstrong may be considering a change in course, dropping his years of denials and admitting that he used performance-enhancing drugs - though whether such a move would help him is uncertain. The New York Times, citing anonymous sources, reported late Friday that Armstrong has told associates he is thinking about the move. However, Armstrong attorney Tim Herman says that the cyclist hasn't reached out to USADA chief executive Travis Tygart and David Howman, director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency.
PGA Tour's season opener delayed again: At Kapalua, Hawaii, for the second straight day, the Tournament of Champions was postponed because of gusts topping 40 mph that made it impossible to play. Some holes on the back nine are so exposed that when officials dropped a golf ball on the green, it rolled uphill.
US wins gold at junior worlds: The United States won the junior ice hockey championships in Ufa, Russia, after Rocco Grimaldi scored twice and Vince Trocheck added an empty-net goal for a 3-1 win over Sweden.