Student raped, killed; 2 of 4 suspects caught

first_imgILOILO City – A 19-year-oldCentral Philippine University college student was raped then stabbed with anice pick in Barangay Abangay, Janiuay, Iloilo. Two of four suspects, one ofwhom was 15 years old, were now in the municipal police’s custody. Estoque, however, denied rapingBravio. Ronalyn Bravio was found dead in arice field at around 6:50 p.m. on Saturday. She was naked and had a stab woundin the abdomen and bruises on her forehead, right eye and neck. On his way to Bravio’s house,Natividad found his girlfriend’s slippers and mobile phone on the road. Estoque also denied knowing Bravio andthat he had never been to Barangay Abangay./PN The girl was then stabbed with an icepick. According to the 15-year-old boy,Estoque threatened to kill him and his family if he won’t follow his order toalso rape the unconscious victim, said Delima. He searched the area and later foundher body, Delima said. Bravio’s boyfriend Robbie ChrisNatividad started looking for her when she failed to answer his phone calls,said Delima. The two suspects currently in policecustody were Grade 10 student Reymart Estoque, 18, of Barangay Canawili,Janiuay and a 15-year-old lad from Barangay Abangay, also in Janiuay. “On her way home, she was forciblytaken to the rice field where she was struck on the head with a hard object andpassed out,” said Delima. The rape was consummated while Braviowas unconscious, according to the police official. From what the police so far gathered,Bravio went out of their house at around 5:10 p.m. to buy soap from a storesome 300 meters away. It was the 15-year-old suspect whospilled the beans on Estoque and two others who remained at large as of thiswriting. According to Police Major DadjeDelima, Janiuay police chief, Bravio’s brassiere was used to tie her hands andher clothes to tie her feet. At the time of the supposed rape,Estoque said, he was in Barangay Canawili on a drinking binge at a relative’shouse. “We launched a hot pursuit operationagainst the two remaining suspects. We have their names and their addresses,”said Delima.last_img read more

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Martin wins again

first_imgGreg MartinBANGOR — Husson University junior Greg Martin of Ellsworth continued his winning ways last weekend, taking the individual title at the North Atlantic Conference golf championship at the Black Swan Country Club in Georgetown, Mass.Martin carded a 75 in round one but finished strong with a one-under-par 71 for a 146 total.Husson’s Eagles finished as tournament runners-up, six strokes shy of Salem State.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textlast_img

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Kaiser hoping for one last round with Wisconsin

first_imgJAKE NAUGHTON/Herald photoItis often difficult to judge how valuable a player is to a team by statistics orresults alone. Some of the most talented athletes can be distractions to theirteam through complaining or lack of effort. On the other hand, some players canoften bring the most value to their team through their attitude and work ethic.This scenario holds especially true for Jeff Kaiser, a UW men’s golf teamsenior.Kaiser,the only senior on the team this year, has been a valuable asset not only incompetition, but also in his leadership skills.?”He’s just a competitor,” head coach JimSchuman said.? “He’s done so manygreat things for us.? He may not bethe guy who shoots the lowest scores, but on a day-in, day-out basis he’s doneeverything we asked of him.”AlthoughKaiser struggled through a portion of the year, he used his struggles to helpinspire his teammates.? For part ofthe season Kaiser wasn’t actually in the lineup, but he continued to work hardto earn himself a spot in the top group again.?“Ithought he showed the leadership … this year probably off the course more thananything else, how he handled himself when he wasn’t playing well,” Schumansaid.? “He broke into the lineupjust the last couple tournaments of the spring, kind of struggled with his gamefor a while there.? I think the wayhe handled that adversity off the course was his biggest role in terms ofleadership.”Hishard work paid off last weekend at the Big Ten Championships at MichiganState.? Kaiser shot a 74, two overpar, on Sunday to help Wisconsin to the third-best score in the finalround.? Although it was not enoughto lead the team into the top standings of the tournament, the effort shown byKaiser was typical of how he handled himself this season.?“Igenerally just try lead by example,” Kaiser said.? “I try and work hard always in practice or in the gym, inschool, whatever we’re doing.”Itwas this work ethic that guided the team, both coaches and teammatesalike.?“He’smeant a great deal to our team,” assistant coach Brian Brodell said. “I’velearned a lot from him.”Kaiser,one of only two captains on the team this year, may get another shot todemonstrate his leadership before his time at UW is done. If everything worksout, the Badgers will compete again in the NCAA Regionals May 15. Seeking toimprove on the team’s eighth-place finish at the Big Ten Championships, Kaiseris fired up.?“Idefinitely don’t want to be done,” Kaiser said. “Hopefully I’ll get anotheropportunity.”Thethought of finishing his career didn’t actually occur to Kaiser until his finalround at the Big Ten Championships.?“[It]kind of hit me; this could’ve been my last round. It’s pretty sad,” Kaisersaid.?Inaddition to continuing his career as a Badger, Kaiser is also motivated by lastyear’s NCAA Regionals, where Wisconsin missed out on moving to NCAAChampionships by one shot.?“Thatwas extremely disappointing,” Kaiser said. “There’s a lot of good teams outthere.? We need to work harder andget it together at the right time.?Hopefully we’ll get the opportunity to do that.”Regardlesswhether the team makes the regionals or not, the determination Kaiser has shownhis teammates and coaching staff can only help make the team better in years tocome.?last_img read more

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3-point discrepancy, more takeaways from Syracuse’s loss to Connecticut

first_imgNEW YORK — In a meeting of former Big East rivals, Syracuse (2-1) lost to Connecticut (3-0), 83-76, on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. Hot 3-point shooting from the Huskies, and conversely cold shooting from distance for Syracuse, proved much of the difference.Here are three takeaways from Thursday night’s game.Two sides of one coinJalen Carey made his first career start at point guard on Thursday, and he showed his youth early for Syracuse. He turned the ball over three times in the first four minutes of the ball game, prompting his substitution out. But he also showed his ability to get to the rim. On one possession, he received a swing pass on the right side, had a step on his defender and got to the rim. He took contact and finished, then made the free throw. Carey entered the half with good and bad: nine points and three steals but five turnovers.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textHe kept pushing the pace in the second half, receiving an outlet from Elijah Hughes for a lay-in at the rim early in the period. Later on, he cut back door as Tyus Battle hop-stepped at the foul line and got a dunk after an easy pass from Battle. Then, Carey stepped back to hit a 15-foot 2 from the right wing area. He even hit a step-in 3 late to keep the Orange in the game but the early struggles cost SU.Carey finished with 26 points.Brissett’s shot selectionIt seemed at times Oshae Brissett recognized that Syracuse needed to get something started offensively. But that led to some rough looks from the floor. At one point, he dribbled left toward the foul line, stepped back, jumped off one foot and shot a fadeaway jumper. Even with all the effort to create separation, a UConn defender got a piece of the shot and it didn’t get near the rim. Brissett shot 1-for-7 in the first half from the field.He took his frustration out on the rim midway through the second half, as he sliced down the lane and flushed it with his right hand. It was the clearest look he’d have all game. For SU, that simply didn’t happen enough Thursday.Misleading turnoversSyracuse won the turnover battle on Thursday night, forcing 20 UConn turnovers to 11 by the Orange. But it didn’t lead to enough opportunities to score in transition. A handful of the Huskies turnovers were dead ball turnovers — stepping out of bounds or charging fouls. And on a few others, Syracuse got the ball only to throw it right back. Early in the second half, Paschal Chukwu stole a baseline inbound pass from the Huskies and turned to outlet toward midcourt. His pass was jumped and picked off, though, giving the ball right back to UConn.On two consecutive possessions late in the game, Syracuse forced a shot clock violation and a travel. Following both of those plays, the Orange could not score at the other end. 3-point discrepancyThe whole game was an edge for the Huskies from beyond the 3-point line. The Huskies made 12-for-21 from 3. The Orange made 6-of-22. It showed in the closing moments.First, Alterique Gilbert pulled up from about 30 feet, way beyond the NBA 3-point line on the floor at MSG, and drained a 3 to put the Huskies up seven inside of two minutes to go. Then, Jalen Adams stepped into one on the right wing on the next possession. He drained it. Syracuse had closed within four but those two 3s put the game out of reach in the closing stages. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Published on November 15, 2018 at 9:15 pm Contact Billy: [email protected] | @Wheyen3last_img read more

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