Boys’ basketball: Renaissance travels well

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Renaissance Academy of La Canada traveled more than four hours for Thursday’s Southern California Div. V regional playoff game at Immanuel of Reedley and while the trip was well worth it after a 61-58 victory, it also proved costly for the Wildcats (28-2). Starting shooting guard Josh Thomas suffered a sprained ankle and fellow backcourt mate Yader Combs pulled a groin against Immanuel (25-10) and both are expected to miss Saturday’s semifinal against View Park Prep of at Crenshaw High at 7 p.m. “We have to figure out a way to stay positive and move on,” Wildcats coach Sid Cooke said. “We’re going to have to find some other guys to step up. Thomas finished with 18 points Thursday. Teammate Justin Cook had 15 and Hector Harold added 12. last_img read more

No chance! Chelsea won’t sell Petr Cech to Arsenal

first_imgRay Wilkins insists Chelsea will NOT allow Petr Cech to join Premier League rivals Arsenal in the summer.The Czech goalkeeper is expected to leave Stamford Bridge in the close season, after losing his first-team place to Thibaut Courtois.The Gunners have targeted the 32-year-old and are expected to make a bid at the end of the season.But Wilkins claims there’s no chance Jose Mourinho will allow the former Rennes man to move across London.“If you look at Chelsea’s actions over the last few years, with the likes of Didier Drogba, Nicolas Anelka and Salomon Kalou, they were all sold outside the country so they couldn’t do any damage to the club in the Premier League.“Jose Mourinho will do the same with Petr Cech,” the former assistant manager told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show.And Wilkins added French super club Paris Saint-Germain should make a move for Cech.“I don’t know why Paris Saint-Germain have not tabled a bid already because Salvatore Sirigu, the Italian goalkeeper, isn’t good enough.”last_img read more