PEARL, MS (WLOX) After waiting their entire program history for a chance at a state championship, Pearl River Central didn’t mind waiting a few more hours for a weather delay.Playing until the late hours of Saturday night, the Blue Devils used a five run fourth inning and a gritty effort from senior pitcher Cade Lee (6.2 IP, 5 K) to knock off two time defending champion Oxford 7 3 and clinch their first state championship in program history.”We’ve worked hard all year,” PRC head coach Neil Walther said. “We work hard every year, it just kind of fell into place (this year). We had some kids step up in some big situations.
Raiders need Mack to create havoc off the edge. Oakland defense ranked 22nd against the pass last season. It has ranked in the bottom half of the NFL in points allowed 11 straight seasons and in the bottom five three straight years.. Running back Arian Foster, safety Michael Thomas, linebacker Jelani Jenkins and receiver Kenny Stills kneeled on the Dolphins sideline in protest of racial inequality. The host Seattle Seahawks, including coach Pete Carroll, ended days of speculation about plans for a team wide demonstration of unity by interlocking arms while uniformed Air Force veteran and firefighter Keith Taylor sang Star Spangled Banner. Earlier, the four kneeling Dolphins stood at attention during a moment of silence in honor of the victims of Sept.
Avril is a ninth year pro who’s in his fourth season in Seattle. He had 1.5 sacks to bring his season total to 9.0, tied for thirdbehind Lorenzo Alexander of the Bills, who had his 10th Monday night, and Denver’s Von Miller (9.5). Avril has 70.5 sacks for his career, which is tied for 14th among active NFL players.
Seattle overcame 14 point deficit, largest of season, in last week s win at Washington for first road playoff victory since 1983. Including last week s win, Seahawks have scored more than 20 points in 10 consecutive games. QB Russell Wilson s 27 TD passes, including playoffs, are most by rookie in NFL history.
At the heart of any potential litigation between the players and the league will be the NFL’s drug policy. Several players claim that certain substances banned by the league were not on the labels listing the ingredients of the pills they were taking and that management never informed them or the player’s union to be wary of using such products. The league counters that it sent notices to each of its 32 teams advising them of the perils of non disclosed banned ingredients in certain supplements..