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Key interception sparks late rally for Frisco Lebanon Trail, which bests Frisco Memorial in dramatic fashion

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FRISCO – One more score could’ve put the game away for Frisco Memorial, but hanging around was enough for Frisco Lebanon Trail.

That and a game-changing interception by Lebanon Trail’s Chinonso Arinze in the fourth quarter, which led to a furious rally and a 34-33 win over Memorial at the Ford Center at The Star on Friday night.

Gregory Hatley scored the winning touchdown on a 2-yard run with 42 seconds left, and he also caught a 16-yard touchdown pass from Drew Martin with 8:25 remaining.

Memorial’s defense was stout for three quarters, recovering two fumbles and forcing a safety. Lebanon Trail was down by at least two possessions for most of the game, but its 13-point fourth quarter erased Memorial’s prior work.

“(Arinze) kept fighting tonight and gave us some big plays,” Lebanon Trail coach Sadd Jackson said. “Their quarterbacks made some

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s memorial marks a historic moment for women

Errin Haines, The 19th
Published 4:00 a.m. CT Sept. 30, 2020

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This story was published in partnership with The 19th, a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom reporting on gender, politics and policy.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a historic trailblazer, marked history one more time: On Friday, the late Supreme Court justice became the first woman and Jewish person to lie in state in the United States Capitol, an honor reserved for members of Congress, U.S. presidents or leaders of the military. She is only the second justice to be honored in this way; the other was William Taft, who was chief justice as well as president. 

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Ginsburg’s legacy of inspiring generations of women — many represented among the mourners who stood before her flag-draped casket — was on full display in the Capitol’s Statuary Hall, where centuries of the

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For ex-Madison Memorial, Marquette star Wesley Matthews, gift to MACC Fund all about ‘home’ | Basketball

Despite entering the league as an undrafted free agent out of Marquette, he’s earned an estimated $105 million during his NBA career, according to Spotrac. He has one year left on the two-year, $5.258 million contract he signed last year.

In his 11 NBA seasons, Matthews, who turns 34 next month, has played for six teams — the Utah Jazz, the Portland Trailblazers, the Dallas Mavericks, the New York Knicks, the Indiana Pacers and the Milwaukee Bucks. He played in 67 regular-season games this season for the Bucks, averaging 24.4 minutes and 7.4 points per game as a veteran leader and vital defensive stopper for a team that finished the regular season with the league’s best record.

Those travels frequently took him to children’s hospitals for visits, and those experiences led to Monday’s donation.

“The inspiration came from going to the children’s hospitals,” said Matthews, who has a 2-year-old daughter

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