LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 24: Clouds over the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum turn pink in color as the sun sets during the Oregon State Beavers and USC Trojans college football game at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on October 24, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)One of the top kicking recruits in the country has made his college decision.Parker Lewis, a five-star kicker in the 2020 recruiting class, announced late on Sunday night his decision to commit to USC.The 6-foot-3 kicker announced his decision on Twitter.Lewis also had significant interest from Arizona and Cal, among other programs.Committed #FightOn✌? pic.twitter.com/Ygsc0HoxE7— Parker Lewis (@ParkerLewi) August 5, 2018Here’s his full statement:“First off, I want to thank God for all he’s done for me and allowing me to play the game of football. Thank you to my family and friends who have supported me throughout this entire process. Thank you Coach Mohns, Sam Watts, and all of the other Saguaro High School Coaches who have made me a better Student/Athlete. Lastly, thank you Coach Helton and Coach Baxter for having the confidence in me and providing me this opportunity. With all this being said, I am excited to say that I will be committing to the University of Southern California. #FightOn.”USC’s 2020 class is currently ranked the No. 17 class in the country, No. 1 in the Pac-12.
Rabat -Internationally renowned artist, Moha Oulhouceine Achibane, also known as “The Maestro,” passed away in his home in the village of Azrou Aït Lahcen in the Khenifra Province on Friday morning. He was 113 years old.Khalid Zouani, president of the Maestro Association of Amazigh poets, delivered the news of the passing of the famous singer, dancer and leader of the Moroccan orchestra, according to the Maghreb Arab Press (MAP).The deceased’s funeral will take place on Friday after the prayer of Al-Asr, according to the report. A rising star in the Moroccan cultural scene, Achibane began his artistic career in 1950. For more than 60 years, he was the emblematic figure of the Middle Atlas’ Ahidous art.The deceased, who has to his credit some 150 exhibitions in international forums and festivals, became the first Moroccan to light the torch of the FIFA World Cup in Spain in 1982.He also received several national and international awards presented to him by world renowned personalities.