Bench warrant served vs Estancia drug suspect

first_imgThe court recommended no bail bond forthe suspect’s temporary liberty.(WithRPIO/PN) The 48-year-old resident RoqueBensurto was served a bench warrant around 11 a.m. on Dec. 3, a police reportshowed. Officers of the municipal policestation served the warrant issued by Judge Rogelio Amador of the Regional TrialCourt Branch 6 in Barotac Viejo, Iloilo dated Oct. 18, 2019.  Bensurto was detained in the lockupfacility of the Estancia municipal police station, facing charges for violationof Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. ILOILO City – Police arrested a drugsuspect in Barangay Poblacion, Estancia, Iloilo.last_img read more

Syracuse blows out Towson, 98-55, behind 2nd-chance domination

first_imgTiana Mangakahia put on a grim face and took a breath before she was inbounded the ball following a Towson 3-point make. It wasn’t out of defeat. After all, Syracuse led by three points with just under halfway to go in the first quarter. But it appeared something struck her, as if SU wasn’t supposed to be there, that close.“We didn’t schedule any morale-boosting games,” Syracuse head coach Quentin Hillsman said. “I thought it would be a little more of a dogfight.”No. 12 Syracuse (7-2) dominated Towson (3-4), 98-55, in a battle between two teams on the opposite ends of the country’s powers. In a game filled with offensive rebounds and second-chances, Syracuse dominated both categories and cruised to its first performance in a year that five players contributed double-digit scoring numbers.Prior to the season, Hillsman said that his team can go 29-0. No, he corrected, 35-0. Can’t forget the tournament. There would be challenges along the way: First, the Orange got a then-No. 3 ranked Oregon following a cross-country road trip just a few days after the season opener. Then, a three-game stint in the Cancun Challenge capped by a meeting with then-No. 16 DePaul. They’d sandwich that between two matchups with top-25 teams. And for the most part, Syracuse was up for whatever came its way: a two-point loss to the Ducks was followed by a five-game win streak before a loss to then-No. 20 Minnesota.But this wasn’t one of them. Towson ranks 253rd in Rating Percentage Index. Syracuse ranks 8th. SU forward Miranda Drummond said the Tigers were predictable, too. In the game before against the Golden Gophers, Syracuse was crushed inside. Many times, lost rebounds led to easy fouls and trips to the line, Hillsman said. But Drummond said that Towson played a similar way, and the Orange weren’t looking for a repeat.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“We knew that the previous game we didn’t show the best effort,” Syracuse forward Digna Strautmane said. “It was a tough loss. We were not mentally ready.”Following the early-game back-and-forth, Syracuse gained full control. Though at times it seemed as if their shots wouldn’t fall, the opportunities were seemingly endless. On one possession late in the first quarter, SU racked up four offensive rebounds. Later in the game, Syracuse got a bucket following three-straight. When the rebounds fell the way of the Tigers — by the end of the game Syracuse led the rebounding battle by just one — turnovers provided SU added opportunities. The Orange forced 30, the most it has against any team this season.Much of the game was just going through the motions for the Orange. At the end of the first and third quarters, Syracuse found Gabrielle Cooper on the elbow for a 3-pointer. Both times, she drained it and walked forward as the seconds ticked off the clock, slapping the hand of her nearest teammate and slowly entering the SU huddle. At the end of the first half, Drummond was fouled on a 3-point attempt and was awarded three shots at the line. Dealing with lower back pain from earlier in the season, Drummond hasn’t participated in one-on-one drills in practice lately. “That was painful,” she laughed of the Towson defender landing on top of her. It hurts most when she lands on her stomach, she said, and that’s what she did. But when she stepped to the line, she drained all three.Roaring plays in the first half like a Cooper 3-pointer, plus the foul sent the SU bench into a frenzy as Cooper slapped three fingers to the back of her head. But the game settled down and the Orange offered a level of nonchalance. Strautmane smiled as a ball slipped from her hands on the Towson baseline. Even as Towson’s Janeen Camp tried to take advantage of the energy, screaming “and-1” after a foul under the hoop. She clanked the shot. Her ensuing free throw hardly grazed the side-rim.Towson had overthrows, mishandles and deflections. Many left players with discouraged looks. This time, defeat loomed, and the misfires put the game further out of reach. When Syracuse made a mistake, seemingly nothing changed.“We kind of settled down a little bit,” Hillsman said. As Syracuse continued its dominance, Mangakahia dropped a Towson defender with a behind-the-back move and fired a no-look pass underneath to Kiara Lewis who finished easily. The possession prior she drained a 3-pointer that rolled around every part of the rim before it fell, and she backpedaled casually into her defensive position.Hillsman bent low to the floor as Towson called a timeout. He clapped slow yet powerfully as he waddled into a scrum of SU players and offered low-fives. His team doesn’t have a shot at an undefeated record. They can’t go the season without their fair share of mistakes. But Sunday, the “balance” he’d preached all season was there, and the doubt wasn’t.“Getting offensive rebounds, quick rebounds and outlets help us push the ball and get quick open threes,” Mangakahia said. “It showed in the game how aggressive we were on the boards and how much we practiced that in the two days that we had.” Published on December 2, 2018 at 3:53 pm Contact Michael: mmcclear@syr.edu | @MikeJMcCleary Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Commentslast_img read more

Sumner Newscow special polling: The Kansas Star Casino questions

first_imgAre you glad Sumner County has the Kansas Star Casino? Yes. No. It depends on what aspect of life you are talking about. View Results  Loading … How many times do you think you go to the Kansas Star Casino in a given year? I bet I’m there over 100 days of the year. I’m guessing 31 to 100 days of the year. I am probably in there once a month. I may have been in there once or twice a year. I haven’t been there in over a year. I have never gone. View Results  Loading … Since the Kansas Star been erected, have you gambled more? Yes. No. I don’t gamble. View Results  Loading … When you go to the Kansas Star what do you primarily do? I gamble. I’m there for a social function or a business meeting. I eat at a restaurant. I attend a concert or an event like a rodeo. I won’t go to the casino no matter what the venue is. View Results What kind of gambler are you at the Kansas Star? I’ll drop more than $500 a visit. I’ll spend anywhere from $10 to $500 a visit. I’ll spend less than $10. I don’t spend any money at all. View Results Has the Kansas Star affected where you go for entertainment? I spend more time at the Star, so I don’t go to other places as much. The Star has had no impact on my entertainment choices. View Results Do you think you spend more or less on other things since the Kansas Star has opened? I spend less on other things because of the Star. It has had no impact on my spending habits. View Results  Loading … If you gamble regularly, where do you go? I go to the Kansas Star. I go to the casinos in Oklahoma. I switch it up – sometimes at the Kansas Star, sometimes Oklahoma I don’t gamble in these parts, I go elsewhere or online. I don’t gamble at all. View Results  Loading …  Loading … Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments  Loading …Follow us on Twitter.  Loading …last_img read more