Grahame Lesh and The Terrapin Family Band are hitting Brooklyn Bowl this September, and they’ve just added a new exciting detail to their run. The shows, billed as “Brooklyn Is Dead”, will find Lesh and his band of Ross James, Jason Crosby, Scott Padden and Alex Koford tackling the extensive Grateful Dead catalog on each night. As the band was already scheduled to pay tribute to the Dead, fans will be excited to learn that the second set each night will feature the material of the Jerry Garcia Band.Lesh and The Terrapin Family Band will keep the announcements coming, with special guests to be announced at a later date. The shows take place September 1st and 2nd, and you can buy tickets by clicking here for night one, and here for night two.
… GFF/STAG Elite League underwayIT WAS a nightmare welcome to Guyana’s top flight football for newcomers Victoria Kings and Bakewell Topp XX when the GFF/STAG Elite League season two got underway last Sunday at the DCC ground in Queenstown.After Kings were outclassed by the GDF 1-7 in the opener, Topp XX were brushed aside by Conquerors 3-0, to end a goal-feast opening night of the ‘Beautiful Game’ that produced 11 goals and heavy defeats for the debutants.A double within a two-minute spell by midfielder Jermaine Junor in the 38th and 40th minutes laid the foundation for the youthful Tucville-based side to easily overcome their Linden counterparts. After the break, Kwame La Fleur made it three-nil when he converted in the 70th minute.Although they lost the game, the 3-0 score-line does not reflect the competitiveness of Topp XX as was promised by coach Collie Hercules.The comprehensive victories by the top two contenders of the six-team race for the coveted title were the ideal starts they expected. While it is just the opening game day, both sides have positively responded to their labelling as the main challengers for the top prize worth $6M.The 6-team STAG Elite League will switch to Tucville this Friday where there will be another double-header beginning at 18:00hrs. The first game will feature Buxton United and Monedderlust FC, followed by home team Conquerors versus Victoria Kings. (Ras Wadada)
For all the Latest Sports News News, Football News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. Manchester: Manchester City survived a sloppy start to secure top spot in Champions League Group F by coming from behind to beat Hoffenheim 2-1 thanks to Leroy Sane’s double. Andrej Kramaric’s penalty put the Germans deservedly in front on 16 minutes as another much-changed City side struggled to get up to speed. However, Pep Guardiola’s men found their feet as the first half wore on and were level just before the break courtesy of a brilliant Sane free-kick. Guardiola was frustrated by his side’s wastefulness in front of goal in the second period, but Sane did at least secure victory by converting Raheem Sterling’s pass on the hour mark. City made life difficult for themselves with a flat performance in losing at home to Lyon in their opening group game and were similarly caught cold having already secured their place in the last 16.Kramaric had fired a warning shot inches over before Ederson in the City goal showed he wasn’t to be outdone by Brazilian international team-mate Alisson Becker’s heroics to secure Liverpool’s place in the knockout stages against Napoli on Tuesday by producing an incredible finger-tip stop to turn another curling effort from the Croatian behind. However, Kramaric’s luck was in third time round from the penalty spot after Aymeric Laporte was punished for hauling down Benjamin Hubner. All of City’s best efforts before the break came from set-pieces as Gabriel Jesus headed Sane’s corner off the post before Oliver Baumann got down well to deny John Stones.Read More | UEFA Champions League: Manchester United lose to ValenciaNicolas Otamendi sent another wicked dead ball delivery from Ilkay Gundogan off the crossbar, but the hosts were finally level in spectacular fashion when Sane curled home a free-kick into the top corner from 30 yards out.Read More | Tottenham come back from brink to qualify for Champions League last 16Hoffenheim needed to win just to have a chance of qualifying for the Europa League knockout stages in third, but in their desperation to chase a winner left themselves hopelessly exposed to the pace of Sane and Sterling after the break.Read More | Liverpool beat Napoli to enter last 16 of UEFA Champions LeagueSane was guilty of overplaying as City incredibly spurned a three-against-one when Sterling fed the German, who tried to tee up the surprised Bernardo Silva rather than going for goal himself and Baumann saved the Portuguese’s shot. Sterling has been in the news for bravely speaking out about the alleged racist abuse he suffered in defeat at Chelsea on Saturday and news coverage he has received in the past. However, the England international showed little sign of letting it disrupt his fine form on the pitch as he teed up Sane to round Baumann and slot home the winner. Pep Guardiola handed Phil Foden his first Champions League start of the season and the 18-year-old was only denied a spectacular first goal in the competition by a fine save by Baumann to turn his dipping volley over. However, it mattered little as the competition favourites march into Monday’s last 16 draw where they can face Atletico Madrid, Schalke, Ajax or Roma.
2019-20 All-Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Teams Warith Alatishe Nicholls F So. Houston, Texas Sha’Markus Kennedy McNeese F Sr. Tuscaloosa, Ala. Dexter McClanahan Nicholls G R-Sr. Ellenwood, Ga. A Navarro College transfer, Kensmil was a valuable addition to the ‘Jacks, averaging 11.6 points and 6.5 rebounds per contest while converting 58.3 percent of his attempts from the field. He tallied 13 double-digit outings and a pair of double-doubles. Kennedy made the best of his final year in a McNeese uniform, averaging a double-double with the second-highest scoring rate (18.6) and a league-best 10.8 rebounds per game. The Southland leader in field-goal percentage (.687) racked up 16 double-doubles, which is tied for third in the conference’s single-season history. Dru Kuxhausen McNeese G Jr. Scottsbluff, Neb. Stephen F. Austin also accounted for the league’s Newcomer of the Year in junior forward Gavin Kensmil, and ‘Jacks head man Kyle Keller garnered Coach of the Year honors. McNeese’s Sha’Markus Kennedy is the Defensive Player of the Year, and UIW’s Keaston Willis is the Freshman of the Year. Gavin Kensmil Stephen F. Austin F Jr. Paramaribo, Suriname A four-time Southland Player of the Week, Kennedy was the only Southland player to pull down 20 rebounds in a game, achieving the feat twice against league opponents. He posted 14 20-point performances and recorded the conference’s only triple-double with 17 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocks against UMKC. Ian DuBose2 Houston Baptist G Jr. Durham, N.C. Third Team Institution Pos. Class Hometown All-conference teams and individual awards are nominated and voted upon by the conference’s head coaches and sports information directors. Voting for oneself or one’s own players/coaches is not permitted.Player of the Year: Kevon Harris, Stephen F. AustinDefensive Player of the Year: Sha’Markus Kennedy, McNeeseFreshman of the Year: Keaston Willis, UIWNewcomer of the Year: Gavin Kensmil, Stephen F. AustinCoach of the Year: Kyle Keller, Stephen F. Austin First Team Institution Pos. Class Hometown Zach Nutall Sam Houston State G So. Bryan, Texas Chad Bowie Sam Houston State G Sr. Houston, Texas Joe Pleasant Abilene Christian F So. Overland Park, Kan. Rylan Bergersen Central Arkansas G Jr. Boise, Idaho Kai Mitchell2 Sam Houston State F/C Sr. Haverstraw, N.Y. Harris headlines the all-conference first team, joined by Kennedy and Abilene Christian senior guard Payten Ricks. Sam Houston State placed two on the top squad in sophomore guard Zach Nutall and senior forward/center Kai Mitchell, last year’s Newcomer of the Year. John Comeaux Stephen F. Austin G Sr. Beaumont, Texas Sha’Markus Kennedy McNeese F Sr. Tuscaloosa, Ala. FRISCO, Texas – Stephen F. Austin senior guard Kevon Harris is the 2020 Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year, the league announced Monday along with its all-conference teams. Southland Player of the Year awards are presented by Ready Nutrition. Bryson Robinson New Orleans G Sr. Mesquite, Texas Second Team Institution Pos. Class Hometown Harris is in the top five in program history in scoring (1,833) and is the school’s Division I leading scorer. Harris helped the ‘Jacks (28-3, 19-1 SLC) to their most regular-season wins since the 2013-14 season, including an upset of No. 1 Duke in which he dropped a game-high 26 points to snap the Blue Devils’ 150-game non-conference home winning streak. 2 indicates two-time all-conference selection3 indicates three-time all-conference selection Abilene Christian, McNeese and Nicholls joined SFA and SHSU as teams with multiple selections. Central Arkansas, Houston Baptist, Lamar, New Orleans and Northwestern State each had one honoree. Payten Ricks Abilene Christian G Sr. Wichita, Kan. Appearing in all 31 games in his first year at UIW, Willis averaged 14.8 points per game and ranked fifth in three-pointers made per contest (2.7) against Southland opponents. Nailing at least one from beyond the arc in all but two league games, he hit six three-pointers on three occasions against conference foes. Kevon Harris3 Stephen F. Austin G Sr. Ellenwood, Ga. The fearless leader of the conference-champion ‘Jacks, Harris averaged a team-high 17.7 points per game on 48.5 percent shooting along with 6.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists per contest. The league leader in three-point percentage in conference games (.451), he finished in double-digits in 17 of the team’s 20 league games. All-Defensive Team Institution Pos. Class Hometown T.J. Atwood Lamar G/F Sr. Beaumont, Texas In his fourth year at the helm of the ‘Jacks, Keller helped return the program to glory after a down year in 2018-19, leading the squad to an outright conference championship in 2019-20. Under Keller’s direction, SFA led all Division I schools in steals (10.5) and turnovers forced (21.61) per game and ranked in the top-10 in the nation in field goal percentage (49.1), free-throws made (546), rebound margin (7.6), scoring margin (13.6) and scoring offense (80.6). Chudier Bile Northwestern State F R-Jr. Denver, Colo. Hayden Koval Central Arkansas C Jr. Prosper, Texas Payten Ricks Abilene Christian G Sr. Wichita, Kan.