Sam Houston’s Walker Tabbed Southland Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

first_imgFRISCO, Texas – Sam Houston State senior guard Jaylonn Walker is the Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.Walker was amazing in the Bearkats’ lone game on the week, pouring in 41 points to break the SHSU single-game record that had stood for 30 years. The mark was the highest scoring total by any Southland player, and the ninth-most of any player in the NCAA, this season. Walker had 13 points in the first half, and the Kats trailed by as many as 22 points before the break. After the intermission, she tossed in 28 more points as her team drew to within three points before falling 94-91 on the road at Abilene Christian.Sam Houston closes out its regular season with its home finale on Wednesday, March 4, as host to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi before facing Stephen F. Austin in Nacogdoches on Saturday, March 7.Basketball Player of the Week – Jaylonn Walker, Sam Houston State – Sr. – Guard – Calvert, TexasWith 41 points to shatter the school’s single-game scoring record after three decades, Walker earned her first career Southland Player of the Week honor. She is also the third Bearkat to claim weekly honors this season, joining Jenniffer Oramas (Nov. 12) and Amber Leggett (Dec. 16). Walker scored her 41 points in 30 minutes of play, draining five three-pointers and hitting 8-of-10 at the free throw line. She poured in 28 points in the second half to help shrink a 22-point deficit in a road game at Abilene Christian.Honorable Mention: Breanna Wright, Abilene Christian; Imani Robinson, UIW; Chrystal Ezechukwu, Nicholls Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots.#SouthlandStronglast_img read more

Indian-origin Actress Laila Rouass Live-tweeted Spain Attack

first_imgLaila Rouass, the Indian-origin British actress, hid in a restaurant freezer during the terror attack at Barcelona in Spain on Thursday and tweeted live updates. The 46-year-old actress narrated the horror as she heard gunshots fired around her.The former Holby City actress, who began her career in the showbiz as a Channel V anchor in India in the early 1990s, was visiting the city on a holiday with her 10-year-old daughter Inez Khan. Rouass is married to snooker star Ronnie O’Sullivan.“Gunshots just heard”“In the middle of the attack. Hiding in a restaurant freezer. Happened so fast. Praying for the safety of everyone here,” she posted on Twitter just after the attack began. Her next tweet said, “Gunshots just heard. Armed police running down the street looking for someone.”In the middle of the attack. Hiding in a restaurant freezer. Happened so fast. Praying for the safety of everyone here x— Laila Rouass (@lailarouass) August 17, 2017She later thanked the staff of the restaurant where she took shelter.Thank you to the staff at the restaurant for staying calm and keeping us safe. I love you Barcelona.— Laila Rouass (@lailarouass) August 17, 2017Photo Credit: TwitterBorn to a Moroccan father and Indian mother, Rouass also appeared in Footballers’ Wives from 2004 to 2006. She was also a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing, and stood fourth in 2009. She got married to O’Sullivan in 2012.The attack on the tourist street of Las Ramblas led to 13 deaths and injuries to many after a man drove a van into a crowd of people. Among the victims were people from over 34 countries, including France, Germany, Pakistan and the Philippines. This was the first of the two attacks that the country faced, the second one taking place in Cambrils on Friday, when a car ploughed through a crowd, killing a woman and injuring several. Police shot dead five terrorists.Spain’s Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said the country will maintain Level-4 security alert level, one step below the maximum level that signals an imminent attack. The government would enhance security at tourist destinations and popular locations, he added. “We are going to redirect our efforts and will adapt these to every place or area that needs special protection,” he told the media. Related ItemsBarcelona terror attackCambrils terror attackLaila RouassLaila Rouass BarcelonaLaila Rouass Spain attackLas Ramblas terror attackLittle IndiaSpain terror attacklast_img read more

3 Times a Company Should Offer a Refund — Even If the Customer Isn’t Entitled to It

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