Basketball: Trojans through to cup semis.TILE HILL Tile Hill is a suburb in the west of Coventry. The railway line linking Rugby, Coventry and Birmingham goes through Tile Hill, and Tile Hill railway station is within Tile Hill near its eastern border with Solihull. TROJANS fought out a terrific battle against their old enemy Ernesford Eagles before mounting a late surge to go through into the semifinals of the Warwickshire Basketball League Handicap Cup.
Trojans eventually won 103-97, after starting 25-30 down, and the game, in which the lead changed hands twenty times, had everything. Both sides were eager to make progress after finishing fifth and sixth respectively in the regular season and it showed as they pounded each other in a real, blood and thunder Blood And Thunder A Mortiis Ep. Written and recorded in one day, it was released by Primitive Art Records, as a limited edition of 500 numbered and signed copies. It came on purple vinyl with a poster.
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Ross Emery topped the scoring for Trojans on 20, with Niels Staats hitting 14, but Eagles' Guy Roddis showed why he is one of the league's most prolific shooters with 2 7 as colleague Tony Bates Bates , Katherine Lee 1859-1929.
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League Champions Nuneaton Knights made sure of their title with a nail-biting 81-80 win over Coventry University The expanding main campus is situated on the east side of Coventry city centre, which boasts one of the most innovative (and unusual-looking) university libraries in the UK. The university is particularly noted for its world-renowned automotive design and engineering degree courses as in the final league game, before making short work of Warwick University I as they went in search of Handicap Cup glory. Knights won 94-83, but had to play without Mark Bradbury who rolled and ankle at Coventry University two days earlier.
In the Division Two competition, Nuneaton 2 went through at the expense of Tile Hill 3, Knights easing to victory 82-75 after coming from 0-30 down at the start. Clive Bent headed their list on 25, and they go on to meet Westwood Anchors in the semi finals.
Rugby Rockets lost on their own court for the first time this season when Tile Hill 2 took home an 81-76 win and they now play Warwick University 2 in the other semi final. Rockets had player/coach Phil Malley sent off early in the second half and despite 30 from K McKenna, Trojans were too hot as Colin Wicks hit a season high 21.
Division One: Coventry University 80 Nuneaton Knights 1 81.
Division One Handicap Cup: Nuneaton Knights 1 94 Warwick University I 83, Tile Hill Trojans 1 103 Ernesford Eagles 97.
Division Two Handicap Cup: Tile Hill Trojans 3 75-82 Nuneaton Knights 2 Rugby Rockets 76 Tile Hill Trojans 2 8 1.