Daily case reports are rising in 48 states, and with little action from the Trump administration, governors and mayors across the country are taking new steps to try to halt the spread. On Monday, a sweeping stay-at-home advisory went into effect in Chicago, and Philadelphia announced strict new rules starting Friday, banning indoor gatherings and closing indoor dining at restaurants.In California, which had been credited with getting the virus under control for a time, Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, said the state’s daily case numbers had doubled in the last 10 days, the fastest increase the state had seen since the beginning of the pandemic. The state reached one million known cases on Nov. 12, and the next day issued travel advisories. California’s governor announced Monday that the state is “pulling the emergency brake” on its reopening and reinstating broad restrictions, while Iowa’s governor reversed course and announced a mask mandate.The announcements came as the United States reported its 11 millionth confirmed case on Sunday, with one million new cases over the past week alone. The country is averaging 150,000 new cases a day and will probably reach 250,000 total deaths sometime this week.- Advertisement –
CYO Basketball Tourney Semi-Final ScoresSunday (2-11)St. Louis-1 63 Holy Family 40All Saints 64 St. Michael’s 61Championship-Sunday, February 18St. Louis-Batesville at 1 PMBatesville vs. All SaintsSt. Louis-1 advanced to the championship game of the Batesville Deanery tournament with 63-40 win over Holy Family.St. Louis would jump out to early 9 point lead after 1 period. We weren’t playing our best to start the game but were able to get the lead. St. Louis would stretch its lead to 16 at half. We were missing 2 players and had 2 other players that weren’t completely back to full health, so to be you 16 and not playing are best, I was pleased.In the 2nd half St. Louis would see its lead continue to grow and would gone on to win easily. Even though we would maintained a large lead, I never really felt we were in complete control game. We were glad to get the win, but we are going to have to play a lot better if we want to win the deanery tournament.These kids have played hard all year to get to the championship game and now we are one win away from winning it.STL Scoring. Kyle Siefert 21, Lane Oesterling 16, Alex Westerfeld 7, Nathan Eckstein 7, Sam Bedel 4, Evan Straber 3, Sam Giesting 3, Mitchell Ertel 2.Courtesy of Bruins Coach Roger Dietz.
Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros Richards, 30, was 45-38 with a 3.54 ERA with the Angels, who had been his only team since they took him in the 2009 draft. He was the Opening Day starter in 2016 and 2018.Injuries began to derail his career when he tore ligaments in his knee late in 2014, which was his breakout season. He then missed most of 2016 season after damaging his ulnar collateral ligament. He avoided Tommy John surgery by using stem-cell therapy, beginning 2017 healthy. He then missed much of that season with a biceps nerve injury. In 2018, he re-injured his elbow and opted for surgery.Related Articles Angels’ poor pitching spoils an Albert Pujols milestone Angels’ Mike Trout working on his defense, thanks to Twitter After missing most of the past three seasons with a variety of injuries, Garrett Richards is going to continue his career – in 2020 – with the Padres.The Angels made a serious bid, including at least two concrete offers, but came up short in the bidding, according to a source.The Padres reportedly guaranteed Richards $15 million over two years, even though he won’t be able to pitch next season, as he rehabs from Tommy John surgery.Sign up for Home Turf and get exclusive stories every SoCal sports fan must read, sent daily. Subscribe here.Richards released a statement on Thursday night about his decision: “The emotions I’m feeling are bittersweet. While we’re excited to start a new chapter as a Padre, it’s not easy to say goodbye to the only team I’ve known.” Although Richards won’t be able to pitch in 2019, it is not unusual for teams to sign players to multiyear deals at a reduced rate to have them when they are ready to return.The Tampa Bay Rays signed Nathan Eovaldi to a two-year, $4 million deal prior to the 2017 season, and he didn’t pitch until May 2018.Richards’ deal is worth much more, indicating the competition for his services. Besides the Angels, the Dodgers also pursued him, according to a source. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield