Corsairs offense explodes for 19 runs in twin bill against Mendocino

first_imgEureka >> Any thoughts that the 2017 version of the College of the Redwoods baseball team’s offense would resemble last season, where the Corsairs’ finished at or near the bottom of every major offensive category in the California Community College Athletic Association, were quelled after a 19-run outburst during Sunday’s double header against Mendocino College. The Corsairs bashed their way to a 12-0 win in game one that ended a 16-game losing streak dating back to last season. CR followed …last_img

London Olympics: Missy Franklin wins gold in 200m backstroke swimming

first_imgAmerica’s teenage swimming sensation Missy Franklin smashed the world record to win the Olympic women’s 200m backstroke final. Franklin, who took the 100m title on Monday, wiped half a second off the record and destroyed the field to win in two minutes, 4.06 seconds on Friday.”Oh my gosh, I’m so happy, I’ve dreamed about this moment for my entire life,” Franklin said in televised comments.Russia’s Anastasia Zueva took the silver in a close race for second in 2:05.92, with Elizabeth Biesel of the US claiming the bronze half a second back.”I am really pleased with the result. I am happy with my time, it’s my personal best,” said Zueva, the 2011 world champion in the 50m backstroke.last_img