TCU ranked No. 8 in first CFP Rankings

first_imgFacebook Linkedin Equestrian upsets No. 1 Baylor, swept by Texas A&M at NCEA Championships Norrie climbs to No. 1 in national rankings Previous articleLive Blog: SGA Meeting 11/3Next articlePi Phi celebrates Halloween with alumnae Dean Straka RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Dean Strakahttps://www.tcu360.com/author/dean-straka/ Dean Straka + posts Facebook Dean Strakahttps://www.tcu360.com/author/dean-straka/ Twitter Dean Strakahttps://www.tcu360.com/author/dean-straka/ ReddIt Trevone Boykin watches the ball sail during Thursday’s victory over West Virginia Dean Strakahttps://www.tcu360.com/author/dean-straka/ Men’s tennis clinches consecutive Big 12 titles with win over No. 4 Baylor TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Dean Straka is a senior journalism major from Lake Forest, California. He currently serves as Sports Line Editor for TCU 360. His passions include golf, God, traveling, and sitting down to watch the big game of the day. Follow him on Twitter at @dwstraka49 printThe Horned Frogs came in at No. 8 in the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season Tuesday night.In an all-too-common theme this year, the undefeated Frogs (8-0, 5-0 Big 12 Conference) could not catch a break in the national rankings. After being ranked No. 5 in the most recent AP Poll, the Frogs tumbled once again, despite soundly defeating West Virginia 40-10 last Thursday.Undefeated Clemson came in at No. 1, with undefeated LSU and Ohio State right behind at No. 2 and No. 3. The Alabama Crimson Tide rounded out the top four, despite suffering a home loss to two-loss Ole Miss in September.Other teams to come in ahead of the Frogs were Notre Dame (No. 5), Baylor (No. 6), and Michigan State (No. 7).TCU was not the only Big 12 school to be shown little love in the rankings. Undefeated Baylor finished behind Alabama and Notre Dame, despite the latter two each having one loss.Undefeated Oklahoma State and one loss Oklahoma came in at No. 14 and No. 15 respectively, while unbeaten Memphis, a member of the non-power five American Conference, finished ahead of them at No. 13.Twitter users reacted with much surprise and dissatisfaction to the rankings.[View the story “Reactions to the first CFP rankings of the year” on Storify]The Frogs will get a chance to argue their playoff case when they take on the No. 14 Oklahoma State Cowboys Saturday in Stillwater, Oklahoma. It will be the first time TCU has faced a ranked opponent this season. Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m.Rounding out the CFP Top 10:ClemsonLSUOhio StateAlabamaNotre DameBaylorMichigan StateTCUIowaFlorida Linkedin ReddIt Twitter Equestrian defeated in Big 12 Championship Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hellolast_img read more

Bon Secours to sponsor children’s ‘Run for Fun’ on May Bank…

first_imgRELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Twitter Previous articleFirst Irish death from CoronavirusNext articleLimerick Chamber joins Government, Trade Unions & Employer Bodies in shared national effort to respond to COVID-19 Jack Neville Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Linkedin Print Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Advertisement Facebookcenter_img TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick PostRun for Funrunning Email Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons is delighted today to announce that it is renewing its sponsorship of the children’s ‘Run for Fun’ at the Great Limerick Run weekend.The announcement was made today at the Bon Secours Hospital Limerick by hospital Manager Jason Kenny and ‘Run for Fun’ CEO John Cleary. Also in attendance were Limerick hurling manager John  Kiely and players Diarmaid Byrnes, Will O’Donoghue and Declan Hannon.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The event will take place on Saturday, May 2nd at the University of Limerick.REPRO FREE 09/03/2020 Runners, from left to right, Dylan Barry, aged 7, Lucy Murray, aged 12, Alan Cleary, aged 12, Ella Barry aged 5, Dylan Gilmore, aged 12, Sam Gilmore, aged 10, and Kevin Kearns, aged 10, along with Limerick hurlers Will O’Donoghue and Diarmaid Byrnes and manager John Kiely. Photo by Diarmuid GreeneThe run, which is non-competitive, is for national school children (5-13 years) across multiple distances and suitable for all standards.  The sponsorship is another Bon Secours Hospital Limerick commitment to supporting activity in the county, following the signing of a three-year agreement last year to sponsor the Limerick senior  hurling club championshipSpeaking at today’s announcement, hospital manager Jason Kenny said:“We have a long running relationship with the Great Limerick Run weekend, having previously sponsored the Sunday event,  which is an incredible success in its own right, bringing over 14,000 people into the city on the May  Bank Holiday Weekend. It’s a huge boost for the city in terms of sports tourism and has been one of the stand-out individual elements that have combined into the great Limerick success story over the  past decade or so.“We were delighted to take up on the opportunuty to sponsor the ‘Run for Fun’ because it promotes healthy activity amongst children and that’s something as a healthcare provider that we are very keen to promote. Getting children involved in exercise can introduce them to something that will stay with them for much of their  lives and reduce health risks. It’s also good for their wider wellbeing, their confidence, things that are very important to work on from an early age.”REPRO FREE 09/03/2020 Runners Dylan Barry, aged 7, and Ella Barry aged 5, along with Limerick hurling captain Declan Hannon and Jason Kenny, Hospital Manager, Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons. Photo by Diarmuid GreeneSaid John Cleary, CEO of the Great Limerick Run:“It’s essential when you are getting sponsorship partners on board that they are the right fit from the actual event’s perspective. Bon Secours Hospital Limerick ticks that box. It has a great heritage here in the city given the hospital’s origins here  and they are a healthcare provider operating to the highest standards.“We were delighted to have them as title sponsors of the Sunday event prior to this and delighted that they have stayed with us to sponsor this very important ‘Run for Fun’. It is what it says on the tin. We want to introduce them to healthy activity, to having fun doing it and that’s what the event is all about.“We’ve seen their delight at crossing the finishing line knowing, as they do that, it’s not a competitive event, that everyone is a winner. And we’ve seen the delight of their parents at watching the children getting out there, participating in such a healthy activity and enjoying themselves in the process.”REPRO FREE 09/03/2020 Runners, from left to right, Alan Cleary, aged 12, Sam Gilmore, aged 10, Dylan Gilmore, aged 12, along with Limerick hurlers Will O’Donoghue and Diarmaid Byrnes and manager John Kiely. Photo by Diarmuid GreeneSaid John Kiely, Limerick senior hurling manager,“As a school principal and someone involved in sport pretty much all my life, I’ve seen just how important participation in sport is, no matter what code it is. We have to encourage our children to be involved first and foremost.“It cannot be about competitiveness for them, it must be about fun when they are this stage of life. I commend John Cleary and his team for pulling this event together and Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons for sponsoring it.“They have put their support behind Limerick hurling through their sponsorship of the senior hurling club championship over the past year m and they must be commended again on getting involved in another very positive Initiative with the Run for Fun.”The post Bon Secours to sponsor children’s ‘Run for Fun’ on May Bank Holiday weekend appeared first on Sporting Limerick. Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads WhatsApp LimerickNewsBon Secours to sponsor children’s ‘Run for Fun’ on May Bank Holiday weekendBy Jack Neville – March 11, 2020 121 Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League openerlast_img read more