Syracuse lands 5-star class of 2020 forward Kamilla Cardoso

first_imgAnother top recruit will join the Class of 2020 under Syracuse head coach Quentin Hillsman.On Wednesday night, five-star forward Kamilla Cardoso announced her commitment to SU on Instagram. Cardoso, espnW’s No. 1 post player and No. 5 overall recruit for the Class of 2020, joins five-star guard Priscilla Williams (No. 11) and Faith Blackstone (No. 91) as the third top-100 recruit for next year. “While (I) thoroughly enjoyed getting to know many different programs I’m happy to announce I’ve found my home at Syracuse University,” Cardoso wrote in an Instagram post.The 6-foot-6 big from Hamilton Heights Christian (Tennessee) Academy has a espnW scout grade of 98 out of 100. One evaluation said she’s an “impact low-post prospect with superb mobility, shot blocking presence” and an emerging offensive arsenal. Cardoso had offers from Connecticut, Ohio State, Mississippi State and South Carolina, but chose Hillsman and the Orange. She’s one of six 2020 recruits — including three-star guards Khamya McNeal, Laura Salmeron and Kiara Fisher — that will join SU next season. AdvertisementThis is placeholder textCardoso will add depth to Syracuse’s frontcourt that will return all three starters in Emily Engstler, Amaya Finklea-Guity and Digna Strautmane.Cardoso could not be reached for comment.  Comments Published on November 7, 2019 at 8:05 pm Contact Danny: dremerma@syr.edu | @DannyEmerman Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Winners Emerge at Rivers @ 50 Wrestling Finals

first_imgThe Rivers @ 50 Wrestling Finals took the centre stage at the Sharks Stadium in Port Harcourt on Tuesday when traditional wrestlers from different local government areas of the state competed for honours .The finalists who were divided into four groups displayed their strength, discipline and understanding of traditional wrestling.At the end of the thrilling traditional wrestling fights, Group 1 made up of wrestler from Obio/Akpor (Azeru Oziri) emerged tops. Group 2 consisting of Abua/Odual (Akari Radiant) emerged runners up. Group 3 made up of wrestler from Tai (Kingsley Nna) and Group 4, Etche (Kingsley Ikechi) were amongst those also honoured at the event. Presenting the trophies to the winners, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike said every wrestler who participated at the wrestling finals was a winner.He said traditional wrestling remains a sport with potentials, pointing out that the state’s Ministry of Sports will be empowered to improve on it.The Golden Jubilee Committee later presented certificates of participation to all participating wrestlers.Amongst the dignitaries who watched the Rivers at 50 Wrestling Finals were Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, his deputy, Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Austin Opara, Former Minister of Sports, Dr Tammy Danagogo, Rivers State PDP Chairman, Bro Felix Obuah, commissioners, state legislators and thousands of traditional wrestling fans.The award winning professional wrestling team from Bayelsa State also graced the event, displaying rich traditional wrestling dances.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

DANIEL GIVES KRISTINA IRISH DANCE LESSONS!

first_imgDaniel and Kristina.Daniel O’Donnell is supposed to be getting coached on how to dance as he prepares for the first programme on Strictly Come Dancing.Now it turns out he has been teaching professional dance partner Kristina Rihanoff how to dance instead – Irish dancing!But it turns out Kristina wasn’t very good at it. She described her first day teaching the singer as “wonderful”.“Wonderful first day of rehearsals with #DanielO’Donnell!!! And he taught me a bit of Irish dancing! Lol I am terrible at it,” she wrote on Twitter.Writing in his Sunday World column at the weekend, Daniel revealed how nervous he has been.“I have never been so excited, or so nervous, about a show in my life as I am about Strictly. I wake up every morning with a knot in my stomach,” he said. “Maybe that will pass when I get into the swing of things, but for now I’m all wound up with a combination of nerves, excitement and adrenalin.” DANIEL GIVES KRISTINA IRISH DANCE LESSONS! was last modified: September 9th, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:daniel o’donnelldonegalIrish DancingKristina RihanoffStrictly Come Dancinglast_img read more