BACOLOD City – Charged with murder,two persons were arrested in Barangay Tabu, Ilog, Negros Occidental. The 18-year-old Jorge Estrabela andhis 21-year-old brother James of Barangay Nangka, Bayawan City, Negros Orientalwere caught on the strength of an arrest warrant around 4 p.m. on Wednesday, apolice report showed. The suspects were detained in thelockup facility of the Bayawan City police station. Police officers served the warrantissued by Judge Gerardo Paguio of the Regional Trial Court Branch 63 in BayawanCity dated April 1, 2019. The court recommended no bail bond fortheir temporary liberty./PN
Honorable Mention: Stevi Parker, Stephen F. Austin; Randi Brown, New Orleans; Brittany Mbamalu, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. 2017 Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Week 4 Notes (PDF)FRISCO, Texas – Lamar junior guard Moe Kinard is the Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. Southland Conference Players of the Week are presented by UniversalCoin.com. The Cardinals (4-3) next head west to face University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif., at 9 p.m. CT on Thursday for their lone week four matchup. Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Moe Kinard, Lamar – Jr. – Guard – New Iberia, La.Kinard had an impressive week, leading the Cardinals to a 2-1 record, posting wins over Howard Payne and Northern Illinois. She scored in double figures in all three games, including a double-double in the win over UNI. In that contest, she had a career-best 13 rebounds and was one shy of her career-high for points, finishing with 30. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots.