Sport Straubing extends with coach and captain
'The Captain' challenges impoverished youth to love France
PIERREFITTE-SUR-SEINE, France (AP) — The man they call “the Captain” runs a tight ship, reaching into his years of military service to inculcate confidence, courage and a love of France in his proteges, youths from poor French suburbs,. But first they must learn how to wake up on time and brush their teeth, says Nourouddine Abdoulhoussen, a former member of the 8th Marine Infantry Parachute Regiment, who heads an association called Laissez Les Servir (Let Them Serve) with a unique approach to integration.
The Straubing Tigers have extended the contracts of coach Tom Pokel and Captain Sandro Schönberger for another year.
The club announced on Tuesday night. The 53-year-old coach has been with the Lower Bavaria since October 2017 - most recently, he retalded only in the quarter-finals against the Adler Mannheim. "Continuity, stability and good cooperation with the club management are important factors for sporting success and with our special Straubing Tigers identity we want to play successfully ice hockey again in the coming season," Coke commented its whereabouts for another season.
Surprise to the Del Playoff Start: Mannheim in front of the
title favorite Adler Mannheim is in the playoffs of the German ice hockey league before a quick. © Uwe Anspach / DPA The Adler Mannheim are in the del playoffs before a quick. On Tuesday evening, the best team of the DEL preliminary round lost a surprisingly for quarter-final prelude 2: 3 (2: 2, 0: 0, 0: 0) after extension against outsider Straubing Tigers. A penalty against Mannheim shortly before the end of the regular season brought the decision in the Overtime.
"He estimates the mentality here in Straubing and his ambition is extremely important for our team," says the sporting director Jason Dunham the contract extension. Pokel had replaced the then head coach Bill Stewart during the season in October 2017.
Schönberger: "The sudden end of the season made me personally very much hit"
In addition, Captain Schönberger remains the Tigers by 2022. It will be his 13th season for the Lower Bavaria. "Even though I'm not younger, I'm just as motivated and full of tackling as the first day when I wore the jersey of the Straubing Tigers," Schönberger said. "The sudden end of the season after defeat against the Eagle Mannheim in the decisive third game of the quarter-final series made me a lot and I will give everything in the coming season to succeed with my boys."
Former Ravens WR Jacoby Jones has fun trolling Browns fans at NFL Draft .
Jones announced a pick for the Ravens on Friday at the NFL Draft and had some fun with Browns fans.Jones played for the Ravens from 2012-2014, so he was very familiar with the AFC North-rival Browns. On Friday, Jones got the opportunity to announce a third-round pick (No. 94 overall) for Baltimore in the NFL Draft, which was held in Cleveland..