Kansas RB Pooka Williams suspended after arrest on suspension of domestic battery

first_img Geoff Collins hired as Georgia Tech head coach University of Kansas running back Pooka Williams has been suspended from the team following his arrest Thursday on suspicion of domestic battery, according to The Kansas City Star. Coach Les Miles released a statement Friday, acknowledging the incident and announcing Williams’ suspension.  UCF must ‘look inward’ to improve CFP rankings, says SEC commissioner “We are aware of a reported incident involving Pooka Williams and we are taking these allegations very seriously,” Miles said in a statement. “We have suspended Pooka from all team-related activities pending further investigation.”KU RB Pooka Williams arrested on suspicion of domestic battery. Les Miles: “We are aware of a reported incident involving Pooka Williams and we are taking these allegations very seriously. We have suspended Pooka from all team-related activities pending further investigation.” pic.twitter.com/vk8HbjYKtJ— Jesse Newell (@jessenewell) December 7, 2018According to a police report obtained by the Star from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Williams’ arrest took place at 3 p.m. local time Thursday and a bond has not been set. He was arrested for “Domestic battery; knowing or reckless bodily harm to family/person in dating relationship.” Related News Williams was named the Big 12’s offensive freshman of the year and a first-team all-Big 12 selection as both running back and kick returner. He rushed for 1,125 yards this season.last_img read more

Four NSL teams confirmed for national titles

first_imgThey’re Rapatona FC and undefeated Hekari United from the Southern Conference and premiers Lae City Dwellers and newcomer Welgris Morobe United from Northern Conference.These are the top two teams out of six clubs from each conference who have qualified for the championship or NSL semifinals following this weekend’s round 10 games.Hekari continued its winning streak defeating PS Huawei FC 6-2.Koriak Upaiga maintained top form scoring three goals for Hekari while Emmanuel Simon scored two goals and Tommy Semmy scored one goal. Huawei’s goals came from Iamo Maneka and Francis Tulem.In other results, Gigira Laitepo United lost to Rapatona 2-1 and Erema FC beat FC Port Moresby 2-1 in the southern conference.The northern conference saw Welgris Morobe thrash Goroka FC 3-0, Besta PNG United drew with Admiralty Palaiau nil all and despite the loss to Madang FC 2-1, Dwellers qualify for the semis after leading the score board.The championship will commence next weekend followed by the grand final to determine the winner of the season.This is where the top two teams from each of the two conferences will play in Home and Away format to find the League Champions and the top four placings for the finals.last_img read more