first_imgThe Lady Cardinals captured their 3rd win by defeating the South Dearborn. 25-12, 25-11.We could not have achieved our win without the superb serving from the girls. Elizabeth Gigrich served for 16 points which included 11 aces. Leila Savage served up 7 point with aces followed by Faith Tekulve with 4 points, Isabel Rennekamp and Regina Gerstbauer with 2 points finishing with Lily Wonnell and Olivia Geers with 1 point each. Our offense came from Leila spiking 2 at the net and Elizabeth and Isabel with one tip each. The win would not have been complete without Chelsea Robertson defense in the back row.STL 8th Graders won in 3. 21-25, 25-16, 15-3.Top servers were: Harlee Masavage, 15/16, 12 pts, 10 aces. She served 9 consecutive points to win the 3rd game.  Phoebe Kroen also contributed 8pts, 7 aces. Regina Gerstbauer also added 8 pts & 4 aces.Our next game is at Greendale on Wednesday.Courtesy of Cardinals Coaches Jennifer Meer and Julie Laudick.last_img read more

first_imgThe 12-10 win is the second with Teddy Bridgewater starting under center and it seems New Orleans is holding on (for now) with Drew Brees sidelined.”It all feels normal now,” Bridgewater said after the game. Related News Well, that was close.It was probably a little too close for the Saints (3-1), who completed the minor upset over the Cowboys despite not scoring a touchdown. Dak Prescott contract: Cowboys, QB not close on new deal, report says The Cowboys suffered their first loss of the season after quarterback Dak Prescott couldn’t complete the comeback in the final seconds.Three takeaways from Saints’ nail-biting win over CowboysHow well can Teddy Bridgewater play at home?The back-up-turned-starter has some big shoes to fill as Brees recovers from thumb surgery. Bridgewater impressed in his starting debut with the Saints last week on the road. In the 33-27 win in Seattle, New Orleans adjusted its offensive approach to help combat the Seahawks’ huge home-field advantage.Bridgewater was excited to return to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and eager to get back to his own cadence. However, that wasn’t so easy against Dallas’ defense. He was unable to make it into the end zone but was still able to set up the team’s four scoring drives.The Cowboys controlled much of the first quarter after picking off Bridgewater on his opening drive. Bridgewater recovered well and led scoring drives three of the next four times the offense took the field.He finished 23-of-30 passing for 193 yards and one interception but he was sacked five times.The Saints defense has struggled against the pass, but not this timeThere are just a few teams that have allowed more yards passing per game than the 301.7 given up by the Saints heading into Sunday’s game.New Orleans’ pass defense seemed to be one of the biggest mismatches against Dallas, which had not scored less than 31 points in its first three wins. The Cowboys had a pretty balanced offense in all of those wins as Prescott passed for a whopping 405 yards in the first week of the season and then followed it up with more balanced attacks in 269-yard and 246-yard performances.However, against Dallas, New Orleans was able to contain Prescott for the most part — especially when it counted.Prescott finished 22-of-33 passing for 223 yards and one interception, which came on the final Hail Mary play.A positive for the Cowboys? Robert QuinnDefensive end Robert Quinn finished Week 3 with a sack and a career-high seven quarterback pressures against his former team, Miami. He again came up big when the Cowboys traveled to New Orleans to face the Saints.  He had two sacks, including a big stop on a crucial third down near the midway point of the fourth quarter where Bridgewater and company were approaching Cowboys territory.Robert Quinn with SACK number ✌️ for the night 💥#DALvsNO | #DallasCowboys pic.twitter.com/lrXDVIskwr— Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) September 30, 2019He has even become one of the team’s biggest cheerleaders.Quinn gleefully celebrated Jaylon Smith’s sack that pushed New Orleans well out of field-goal range under the two-minute mark.Robert Quinn celebrating Jaylon Smith’s sack is everything 😂😂 @thejaylonsmith @RQuinn94 pic.twitter.com/sczOx9R4uu— The Checkdown (@thecheckdown) September 30, 2019last_img read more