Syracuse Crunch reporter Tired Teddy Toss
The Syracuse Crunch has rescheduled its 11th annual Stanley Steemer Tired Teddy Toss draw for Wednesday, December 8; the team welcomes the Cleveland Monsters to the Upstate Medical University Arena at 7 p.m.
The Crunch and Stanley Steemer are encouraging fans to join the team this holiday season to collect new and lightly used stuffed animals for children in the area. When the Crunch scored their first goal on December 8, fans toss the puffy animals onto the ice.
The stuffed creatures will be collected and refurbished by Stanley Steemer before being donated to The Salvation Army.
Once the stuffed animals are refurbished, they will be taken to the Salvation Army Agency Distribution Day event, which supports more than 40 community agencies with their toy needs. Local agencies such as the McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center, the YMCA of Syracuse, and the Vera House sign up to receive Salvation Army Agency Distribution Day toys, books and stuffed animals, which they distribute to their customers to make sure every child in Onondaga County receives something special this Christmas.
Fans are encouraged to bring new and lightly used stuffed animals to the Crunch office until Wednesday, December 8.
Anyone who brings a stuffed animal will be able to purchase tickets to the December 8 game for $ 19. Fans can also bring stuffed animals to throw with them to the December 8 game.
Stanley Steemer is locally owned and operated. Stanley Steemer is the first foundation-certified carpet cleaning service for Asthma & Allergies removing an average of 94% of common household allergens.
Colgate volleyball season ends in Wisconsin
The Wisconsin No.4 proved why he is a national contender, beating Colgate 3-0 on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
Colgate’s season is drawing to a close, but not before the Raiders put on a show in front of a sold-out crowd of over 7,000 at UW Field House.
The Raiders (18-10, 13-3 PL) have more than proven they belong, holding firm with the Big Ten champions. Wisconsin (26-3, 17-3 Big Ten) was simply too late in the sets to win 25-12, 25-15 and 25-14.
Alli Lowe shone on the brightest stage, finishing two assists before the top of the game with 12. Libby Overmyer and Sophie Thompson each had two blocks, and Julia Kurowski recorded 23 assists. Taylor Cigna led the Raiders defensively with 11 digs.
Series 1: Wisconsin 25, Colgate 12
Colgate held the first advance on Overmyer and Athena Leota’s victories. After another deep victory for Lowe, it was 5-4 Raiders, but Wisconsin turned the tide with a 6-2 run. A Badgers’ serve error reduced the lead to 10-8, but Wisconsin scored the next nine points and ran away with the final 25-12.
Series 2: Wisconsin 25, Colgate 15
The Raiders were in a first hole and never recovered in the second set. Wisconsin took a four-point lead to 12-4 before an Overmyer’s victory ended the race. For most of the set, it was an eight-point margin, and two attacking errors ended things for the Badgers 25-15.
Series 3: Wisconsin 25, Colgate 14
The final set had a slower back-and-forth start, with a Leota kill reducing Colgate’s lead to 4-3. It was a tight 12-7 after another Lowe win, but the Badgers took advantage of Colgate’s offensive errors to take a 20-10 advantage. The margin remained at 10, and a Julia Orzol victory ended things with Wisconsin advancing to the final score of 25-14.
North East Rallies vs. Down Raiders
Northeastern University drove 33-12 in the second half to defeat a 20-point lead from Colgate and held on for a 74-69 victory over the Raiders at Matthews Arena.
Colgate led 48-28 with just over 16 minutes left following a three-point shot from Jack Ferguson. Northeastern slowly reduced their lead, reducing the deficit to 10 with 8:17 to go. The Huskies’ 13-2 streak gave Northeastern a 61-60 lead with 3:59 to go. It was a lead the Huskies wouldn’t give up.
Colgate used a solid three-point shooting effort and smothering first-half defense to build a 37-23 halftime advantage. The Raiders shot 50 percent beyond the arc in the first half, piercing seven of 14 trikes, including three of Oliver Lynch-Daniels’ three. Colgate forced eight turnovers from the Huskies resulting in 10 points, and had five interceptions in the first stanza.
The game started slowly with no team taking control in the first four minutes and was tied at 2 before the 16-minute media time-out. Colgate lit up the scoreboard with 8 consecutive points out of the stoppage, scored by a three-point corner from Ryan Moffatt to start the race. Northeastern moved closer to 12-10 before Colgate started a 14-5 streak. The Raiders increased their lead to 37-20 with 2:17 left in the half before the Huskies forced a three with just under a minute to go. Raider’s lead was the first for an opponent from the Northeast at mid-season.
Nelly Cummings led three Raiders in double digits and tied for a high of 18 points. Lynch-Daniels finished with 11 and Tucker Richardson added 10.