College Football Freshman WR Diagnosed With Kidney Cancer

first_imgThree footballs next to a pylon(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)After taking a redshirt his freshman year, Idaho Vandals wide receiver Collin Sather was expecting to see some playing time in 2019. Unfortunately, the latest announcement on his health has put that on hold.According to the Idaho Statesman, Sather is battling cancer in his kidneys, known as advanced renal cancer. Per the report he is currently undergoing treatment in Spokane, Washington.The Statesman reported that Sather started experiencing stomach pains on January 17 and had to be hospitalized on January 21. Idaho made a formal announcement on Friday.The 5-foot-11 receiver from the state of Washington hails from West Valley High School, and earned All-Great Northern League honors in football and basketball before joining the Vandals.”We are with Collin every day during this fight.”Idaho football rallying around Collin Sather as the Vandal wide receiver battles renal cancer.? https://t.co/ZUgreFR1Ac pic.twitter.com/poQdJoPDG9— Idaho Football (@VandalFootball) February 16, 2019Support for Sather has poured in from teammates, friends, and alumni alike.Idaho head coach Paul Petrino said in a statement that the team was behind Sather in his cancer battle.“We are with Collin every day during this fight. He is a great young man and the model of a great teammate. Everyone in our program cares a lot about him, and he will always be a valued member of this team.“We keep Collin and his family in our thoughts and prayers each day. We are here to help him keep fighting, and we will be here to welcome him back when he wins his battle.”Last year the Vandals finished 4-7 in their return to the Big Sky Conference.last_img read more

Kielce did job in Montpellier – THW Kiel win the biggest derby

EHF Champions Leaguehandball The Polish best team Vive Tauron Kielce are waiting for the second leg with French Montpellier in relaxed atmosphere after securing victory in away clash – 29:25 (16:13). Talant Dujshebaev squad put on pressure the home team from the very beginning and it was clear that quality is on their side.Left back Karol Bielecki exploded in work with legendary Spanish coach, extending his shooting series with 6 goals, while Vid Kavticnik netted eight for the losers…Montpellier Agglomeration HB – Vive Tauron Kielce 25:29 (13:16)Montpellier: Mesnard, Sieffert, Bellahcene – Borges, Dolenec, Fabregas, Gutfreund, Kavticnik 8/3, Mackovsek 4, Saidani, Simonet 6, Tej 3, Faustin, Gaber 1, Gajic 3, Guigou.Vive: Szmal, Sego – Grabarczyk, Jurecki 5, Tkaczyk, Reichmann 2, Chrapkowski, Aguinagalde 4, Bielecki 6, Jachlewski 2, Strlek 1, Buntić 4, Musa, Zorman 2, Rosiński 1, Cupić 2.Europe, now, looking for the new kings after THW Kiel beat SG Flensburg 30:21 in away match in “FLE Arena”.SG Flensburg-Handewitt – THW Kiel 21:30 (9:16)SG Flensburg-Handewitt: Andersson (5 saves), Møller (11 saves) – Karlsson, Nenadic (4), Eggert (5/3), Mogensen (2), Svan (2), Wanne (2/1), Kaufmann, Jakobsson (1), Zachariassen, Radivojevic (3), Elahmar (2)THW Kiel: Sjöstrand (8/2 saves), Palicka (6 saves) – Toft Hansen, Wiencek (2), Ekberg (7), Weinhold (2), Canellas (2), Duvnjak (1), Palmarsson (2), Klein (4), Jicha (3), Vujin (7/3), Lauge ← Previous Story Shameful Aalborg score 11 goals against Barcelona! Next Story → “Golden ball” race: Lazarov going for a hat-trick! read more

Flights and ferry crossings impacted by bad weather

first_imgHEAVY SNOW IN Belfast has forced the closure of the runway at George Best Belfast City Airport.Persistent snowfall has resulted in the airport’s decision to “snow close” the runway until at least 8.30am this morning, while the airport itself remains open.In a statement issued at 6.30am this morning, the airport advised passengers to check with their airline before travelling to the airport.The airport have said that they will be providing updates throughout the day via Twitter and Facebook, with the next update expected at 8.30am.Separately, bad weather has forced the cancellation of all Irish Ferries Jonathan Swift fast craft sailings between Dublin and Holyhead.These include the 8.45am and 2.30pm sailings from Dublin and the 11.50am and 5.15pm sailings from Holyhead.Irish Ferries have said that passengers that were booked on any of these cancelled services will be accommodated on the MV Ulysses Cruise Ferry, which is operating as follows:Dublin to Holyhead 8:05am and 8.55pmHolyhead to Dublin 2.40am and 2.10pmRead: Flash floods and road warnings as heavy rain pours >last_img read more