Sunday, April 26, 2015
FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

Robinson going great for Gorloks

26B1Roman(color)34p

By
From page B1 | January 26, 2013 |

The Gorloks of Webster University rolled to three victories last week and Roman Robinson had a huge hand in all three.

The Rodriguez High grad netted a game-high 19 points and added three rebounds in a 66-65 edging of Westminster. He then tied for a game-high 18 points and had a game-high 13 rebounds and five steals in an 82-69 bouncing of Fontbonne.

Robinson finished up by contributing 16 points, 11 boards and three steals in a 92-58 pummeling of Principia.

The former Mustang is the only player to start all 15 games for the Gorloks (6-9, 4-3 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference). He leads the team with 13 blocked shots, is second with 14.5 points and 5.7 rebounds per game and 22 steals.

Alaska dropped its second Great Northwest Athletic Conference game by falling 65-60 to rival Alaska-Anchorage. The Nanooks (10-5, 5-2), who were outscored 40-28 in the second half, got a team-high 15 points, three steals and two assists from Ronnie Baker (Rodriguez).

Malik Dunbar (Fairfield resident) had four points and two rebounds in Menlo’s 58-51 loss to Cal Maritime. The Oaks (5-14, 1-3 California Pacific Conference) then downed Pacific Union 75-67 with Dunbar getting a rebound and Dante Miller (Fairfield, Solano) draining a 3-pointer.

John Dickson (Fairfield) had a team-high 19 points, 11 rebounds and one block for Sacramento State in a heart-breaking 60-59 loss to Idaho State. The Hornets (8-8, 3-5 Big West) then dropped a 65-56 decision to Weber State, with Dickson getting nine points, five rebounds and three steals.

San Francisco State fell 78-67 to Humboldt State and 66-46 to Cal Poly Pomona as Robbie Herndon (Fairfield resident) had three points in the former, seven points, four rebounds and two assists in the latter.

James Lake (Fairfield) returned after missing five games to hit a 3-pointer for No. 13 Adams State (12-2, 10-1 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) in an 88-71 loss to second-ranked Metro State.

Mike McChristian (Wood) had three points, three assists and three rebounds before fouling out in Idaho’s 74-64 victory over Texas-Arlington. Earlier, he had six points and three rebounds for the Vandals (7-10, 3-4 Western Athletic Conference) in a 72-66 loss to Louisiana Tech.

Bennie Murray (Wood) came up big in both victory and defeat for Chaminade (7-8, 4-3 Pac West). In a 72-69 eclipsing of Hawaii Pacific, he had 24 points, five rebounds and four assists, while in a 106-91 loss to Fresno Pacific he amassed 21 points and 10 rebounds.

Women’s basketball

Khristina Hunter (Rodriguez) turned in an interesting stat line in San Diego State’s 74-60 topping of UNLV, grabbing 11 rebounds and blocking a shot without scoring in 16 minutes. Erimma Amarikwa (Vanden) added eight points and seven rebounds for the Aztecs (12-5, 3-1 Mountain West). Amarikwa then contributed 11 points and six rebounds, while Hunter had one board in a 66-43 walloping of Wyoming.

Showing her versatility by rolling up 15 points, 10 rebounds, four assists, four steals and four blocks as Holy Names (9-7, 3-4 Pac West) blitzed BYU Hawaii 100-90. She then had 11 points and 10 rebounds in a 100-81 loss to Hawaii Pacific. Amnesty Bradley had a combined four rebounds and one assist in the two games.

Ivy Jones (Solano) poured in 20 points and had four rebounds to help Nebraska-Kearney (5-10, 2-6 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association) slip by Missouri Southern State 67-60 in overtime. The Lopers, coached by former Solano assistant Kevin Chaney, earlier fell 68-63 to Central Missouri with Jones sitting out.

Jazmine Miller (Vanden) endured a miserable 1 for 13 shooting night, including 0 for 7 on 3-pointers, but contributed 11 rebounds, five steals, three assists and two points in Chico State’s 73-67 win over Cal State Los Angeles. She then helped the Wildcats (13-1, 9-1 California Collegiate Athletic Association) get by Cal State Dominguez Hills 70-63 by hitting 9 of 10 free throws and getting 17 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals.

Former Vanden teammate Denisha Lundy had eight points, two steals, two assists and one block in CSDH’s loss to Chico State. Earlier, Lundy delivered one block, two points, three rebounds and four assists for the Toros (5-9, 4-7 CCAA) in an 82-53 dumping of Cal State Stanislaus.

UC Riverside (9-7, 2-3 Big West) nipped Long Beach State 50-49 and Hawaii 68-67 with Tahvia Morrison (Vanden) getting two points, one rebound and one assist in the two contests.

Eastern Nazarene sandwiched 63-40 and 59-49 losses to New  England and Endicott, respectively around a 50-49 win over Curry. Presley Neufeld (Solano) had a team-high 17 points and two rebounds in the first game, five points and five rebounds in the second, a team-high 11 points, six assists and two rebounds in the third.

San Francisco State (8-6, 5-5 CCAA) topped Humboldt State 59-52 and fell 47-39 to Cal Poly Pomona with Shannon Rankin (Solano) getting a combined one point and one rebound.

Goli Tavassoli (Vanden, Solano) came up huge for Waldorf (14-7, 5-3 Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference) in a 62-55 win over Haskell Indian Nations, amassing 23 points, five assists and two rebounds. She earlier had nine points, 10 assists, five rebounds and three steals in an 83-41 crunching of Central Christian.

Lourdes, coached by former Fairfield High standout Zareth Gray, topped Lawrence Tech 58-54 and fell 90-54 to Davenport. The Gray Wolves are 6-15 overall, 3-10 in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference.

Our Lady of the Lake bounced Bacone 92-68 and University of the Southwest 98-55. The Saints (18-1, 11-1 Red River Athletic Conference) are led by former Vacaville and Vacaville Christian coach Chris Minner.

Swimming

Claremont Mudd Scripps defeated Occidental 185-45 and Chapman 193-30 as Alex Mendoza (Rodriguez) was second in the 200-yard freestyle (1 minute, 46.94 seconds) and 200 backstroke (2:01.29).

Ben Gabbard (Vacaville) was sixth in the 200 butterfly (2:14.53) as Merchant Marine Academy was dunked by Coast Guard 178-121.

Natalie Garger (Vacaville) was fifth in 100 breaststroke (1:09.91), sixth in the 200 breast (2:29.06) and swam the second leg for 200 medley relay team that finished third (1:48.86) as Hawaii lost to Kansas 162-138.

Fresno State finished third in the Beach Cup at Malibu with 596 points behind San Diego (711) and Loyola Marymount (681). Britney Vogel (Armijo) finished seventh in 100 breast (1:08.81), 12th in 200 breast 2:34.26, 23rd in 200 individual medley (2:20.84) and swam the second legs in the 200 medley relay (second, 1:47.77) and 400 medley relay (fourth, 3:58.81).

Reach Paul Farmer at 425-4646, ext. 264, or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/pfarmerdr.

Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer is a 1985 graduate of Brigham Young University. The Suisun City resident has been with the Daily Republic Sports Department since 1989 and has served as sports editor since 2007. He and his wife Jackie have four children.
LEAVE A COMMENT

Discussion | No comments

The Daily Republic does not necessarily condone the comments here, nor does it review every post. Read our full policy

.

Solano News

Children enjoy day of fishing at Fairfield pond

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Solano cities celebrate Earth Day

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Hard-fought battle ends in victory

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: C1 | Gallery

 
Those addictive, terrible, wonderful smartphones

By Brad Stanhope | From Page: A2

 
Expo shows Kroc Center fun for whole Framily

By Bill Hicks | From Page: A3 | Gallery

Police, faith groups look to change troubled neighborhoods

By Bill Hicks | From Page: A3 | Gallery

 
Edibles in your landscape

By Daily Republic | From Page: C4

CHP offers free class for senior drivers

By Kevin W. Green | From Page: A4

 
Supervisors consider changes in various county fees

By Kevin W. Green | From Page: A4

Suisun police execute tobacco sting

By Bill Hicks | From Page: A4

 
Covered California offers Solano enrollment events

By Kevin W. Green | From Page: A5

Patrons raise a glass to toast a good cause

By Bill Hicks | From Page: A5 | Gallery

 
Walk MS hits stride along Suisun waterfront

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A5 | Gallery

Weather for Sunday, April 26, 2015

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B6

 
Be wary of next ‘big’ thing

By Bud Stevenson | From Page: B7

Pay close attention to investment costs

By Mark Sievers | From Page: B7

 
.

US / World

With legalization, lawyers turn to business of pot

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

 
Spring storm delivers late rain, snow to Northern California

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

Remains of dismembered newborn found in South Los Angeles

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

 
Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

Nearly 17 million watch Jenner interview

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

 
‘Operation Babylift’ kids, soldiers reunite 40 years later

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

Aden hit by coalition airstrikes amid fierce street battles

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

 
Mother in custody dispute freed after 8 years behind bars

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

A dozen arrested as Freddie Gray protests turn violent

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

 
Italy marks 70th anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

European authorities stop illegal horse meat network

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

 
Italian navy rescues 274 from migrant ship off Libyan coast

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

Army shutting down wounded warrior transition care units

By The Associated Press | From Page: B10

 
Warrior pose: Yoga catching on as therapy for veterans’ PTSD

By The Washington Post | From Page: B10

Toll climbs after powerful quake hits Nepal: Things to Know

By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

 
.

Opinion

How can we give them more?

By Brian Thiemer | From Page: A8, 1 Comment

 
Primary challenge could force Harris’ hand

By Dan Walters | From Page: A8

Sound off for April 26, 2015

By Daily Republic | From Page: A8

 
Corruption tarnishes values of our ancestors

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A8

 
Obama sides with enemy

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A8

Who’s asleep at the switch?

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A8

 
.

Living

Today in history: Sunday, April 26

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Brides show short wedding gowns more of the love

By The Associated Press | From Page: C2

Community Calendar: April 26, 2015

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A2

 
Vatican goes on offensive to defend US-Spanish saint

By The Associated Press | From Page: C3

 
You get what you need with Jesus

By Noel Reese | From Page: C3

 
How can I trust my husband after he texted a younger woman behind my back?

By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar | From Page: C4

Horoscope: April 26, 2015

By Holiday Mathis | From Page: C4

 
Veterinarians are too expensive, and it puts pets at risk

By The Washington Post | From Page: C5

Old standby body-weight training still has moves

By The Washington Post | From Page: C7

 
Milan spiffs up for Expo 2015

By The Associated Press | From Page: C7

.

Entertainment

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

 
More copies of Laura Ingalls Wilder memoir being printed

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

Amber Tamblyn writes book of poetry about dead actresses

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10 | Gallery

 
TVGrid

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B11

.

Sports

Giants beat Rockies 5-4 in 11 innings

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

 
Warriors complete sweep with 109-98 win over Pelicans

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Athletics drop 3rd straight game, 9-3 to Astros

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Rain postpones NASCAR race at Richmond until Sunday

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Bulldogs get 10-0 baseball win over Panthers

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B2

Canadian teen Henderson has 1-shot lead in LPGA Tour event

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2 | Gallery

 
Klitschko outpoints Jennings to defend heavyweight titles

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Michael Schumacher’s son makes strong Formula 4 debut

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
US routs Canada 7-2 in semifinal at under-18 hockey worlds

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Watford back in Premier League after 8-year absence

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Several Kentucky Derby hopefuls get workouts in before rain

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Levy falters at Volvo China Open; 4 tied for lead

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Former Expos executive Jim Fanning dies at 87

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Sandy Lyle, Ian Woosnam team to lead Legends of Golf

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Compton, Day top leaderboard in rain-plagued Zurich Classic

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Suzuki breaks Oh’s record for runs by a Japanese player

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
A’s place Ben Zobrist on disabled list with knee injury

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

7 players from Royals, White Sox punished by MLB for brawl

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3 | Gallery

 
Hometown report: Bicycle racing, youth track

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B4

Bowling report for April 26, 2015

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B4

 
Bayless’ layup at buzzer gives Bucks 92-90 win over Bulls

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4 | Gallery

Nets beat Hawks 91-83, pull within 2-1 in series

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4 | Gallery

 
Grizzlies hold off a late Trail Blazers rally to go up 3-0

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

Sports on TV for Sunday, April 26, 2015

By Paul Farmer | From Page: B5

 
This date in sports history for April 26

By The Associated Press | From Page: B5

.

Business

Veggies take center plate as healthy fast food chains expand

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7 | Gallery

 
What’s in a hotel name? Guests try to decipher the mystery

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7 | Gallery

Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

 
 
Don’t panic, college seniors: Jobs for grads likely to grow

By The Associated Press | From Page: B9 | Gallery

.

Obituaries

Elizabeth Cepeda

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4, 1 Comment

 
Janis Ruth (Sefzik) Skinner

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

Nicole Herdia Spann

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A4

 
Reginald Morris Davis

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A4

Kirk Noonan

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

 
Sandra King

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

.

Comics