Las Flores, twins and rivals even with the national team

first_imgMónica and Sabrina Flores share almost everything, except the colors she defends. The twins, now both in the First Iberdrola, are two drops of water on the physique, both play as a winger and even a university career. What these American-born sisters don’t share is selection.Born in New Jersey to a Mexican father and a Romanian mother, both from childhood found their passion in soccer. From small they shared equipment and games. But it was time to choose a selection. Having dual citizenship, the United States and Mexico called them for their lower categories and each took a path. Sabrina, now in the ranks of Sevilla, decided on the selection of the stars and stripes, Mónica, who plays for Valencia, decided to defend the Aztec team. And in 2016 fate wanted to face them. In the U-20 World Cup in Papua New Guinea, Mexico and the United States they played a place in the semifinals. Sabrina won, who consoled Monica after the game, crying inconsolably in the field. Before the celebration was her sister. Fate has wanted Monica to remain a fixture in the Aztec team, while Sabrina has not reached the absolute team in the United States. After studying both medicine at the University of Notre Dame, Monica made the leap to Europe and reached Valencia, Sabrina played in the NWSL with Sky Blue before landing in Spain.Now both live the confinement together in Seville, where Mónica moved to be able to spend these days together.last_img read more

Longview woman Husband shot during bear hunt

first_imgLONGVIEW (AP) — A Southwest Washington woman says her husband was the 59-year-old American hunter who was shot and killed during a bear hunt in northern British Columbia.Shirley Cooper, of Toutle, told the Longview Daily News that her husband, Jeff Cooper, had been hunting a grizzly bear with guides. She says she was notified of his death by the Cowlitz County Chaplaincy on Tuesday after Canadian police contacted local authorities.Canadian police are investigating the incident, which happened Monday in a remote forest service area about 60 miles south of Houston, British Columbia.The man’s family told the newspaper he wounded a grizzly Sunday night and tracked the bear down the next morning with two guides. The bear charged the group, and all fired. A bullet struck and killed Jeff Cooper.last_img read more