Tyler R. Tynes | We are desensitized to the melting pot we created

Right On Tynes | Beyond the chatter about the decision not to indict Darren Wilson, the officer who shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, or Daniel Pantaleo, who illegally choked Eric Garner in New York, there’s a bigger issue we are casually avoiding. The Melting Pot America created isn’t nationally important if it isn’t homogenous by it’s majority.

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Honestly, I’m not one bit surprised.

I’m not surprised that Michael Brown’s killer, officer Darren Wilson or Eric Garner’s, Daniel Pantaleo, were not indicted. It’s just where we currently are as a nation, with a faulty legal system that isn’t worth more than two heels of soggy bread for a sloppy judicial sandwich.

And, honestly, I’m not surprised that some King’s College students decided to voice their opinions, horribly by the way, on social media following the case’s announcement in the shrouded, bleak Ferguson, Missouri, neighborhood where Brown lost his life.

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MBB: King’s drops the ball against Delaware Valley, 68-52

Tommy Heston (33) holds his head down before his foul shot during King's' loss to Delaware Valley | Staff Photographer: Tyler R. Tynes
Tommy Heston (33) holds his head down before his foul shot during King’s’ loss to Delaware Valley | Staff Photographer: Tyler R. Tynes

WILKES BARRE– King’s dropped to (4-2, 0-1) with its 68-52 loss to Delaware Valley. The Monarchs were led by sophomore Dan Rutecki.

The underclassman had 17 points and went 11-12 from the charity stripe. Rutecki, like the rest of his teammates, struggled shooting the ball tonight. The Monarchs shot just 30 percent.

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WBB: From the presser | Assessing King’s 89-72 win over Delaware Valley

Shae Grim attempts a shot during King's' regulation victory over Delaware Valley | Staff Photographer: Tyler R. Tynes
Shae Grim attempts a shot during King’s’ regulation victory over Delaware Valley | Staff Photographer: Tyler R. Tynes

WILKES BARRE –The King’s Women’s basketball team defeated Delaware Valley 89-72. The Lady Monarchs shot an outstanding 52.6 percent from the field.  King’s had four scorers in double figures, being led by Kayla Feairheller with 20.  King’s shot 9-19 from three and held the Lady Rams to 4-29 from behind the arc.

But, don’t expect King’s to put up and 89 points on a consistent basis. Head coach Brian Donoghue even said so.

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WBB: Lady Monarchs surge past Delaware Valley, 89-72

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Maggie Michael takes a jumper during King’s’ victory over Delaware Valley | Staff Photographer: Tyler R. Tynes

WILKES BARRE — They rained one after another, sometimes subsequently, others with a gentle push from the shoulders. Kasey Seitz was infuego. She couldn’t miss if she tried.

She wasn’t perfect, but it was her hot scoring combined with Tara Zdancewicz’s 13 points from the bench that led the Lady Monarchs past a top-regarded Delaware-Valley club, 89-72, Wednesday night at Scandlon Gymnasium.

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