Spurs’ star Kawhi Leonard won’t be ready to start the season

first_imgMOST READ Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs stands on the court during Game One of the NBA Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena on May 14, 2017 in Oakland, California. ages License Agreement. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFPHOUSTON — Kawhi Leonard still isn’t ready to play.San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said the All-Star forward needs more time to get his injured thigh muscle right, meaning he won’t be out there when the Spurs open their regular season on Wednesday against Minnesota.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Harrison Barnes scored 24 for visiting Dallas (4-2).MAVERICKS: Dennis Smith Jr. closed his preseason with 10 points and nine assists. … Dirk Nowitzki had 14 points and J.J. Barea added 13.HORNETS: Dwight Howard grabbed 12 rebounds, helping Charlotte win that battle 50-37. … Malik Monk and Dwayne Bacon each scored 14.CAVALIERS 113, MAGIC 106Playing without LeBron James, Cleveland got 18 points from Jose Calderon and 15 from Dwyane Wade to beatOrlando.James missed his fourth preseason game with a bad ankle, and Kevin Love also didn’t play for the visiting Cavaliers (1-4). Aaron Gordon had 21 points for the Magic (3-3).CAVALIERS: Kyle Korver took five 2-point attempts, something he did in only six games all last season. … Wade and Derrick Rose didn’t play in the second half. … JR Smith came off the bench to further acclimate to his new role, now that Wade is the starting shooting guard.MAGIC: Orlando allowed 36 points in the third quarter. … Jonathon Simmons started again in place of the injured Terrence Ross (hamstring). … Simmons had 12 points and Elfrid Payton had 11 on 4-for-4 shooting.WIZARDS 110, KNICKS 103Bradley Beal scored 24 points in his best game of the preseason, helping Washington (4-1) send the Knicks to a winless exhibition slate. Tim Hardaway Jr. had 23 points as the host Knicks finished 0-5.WIZARDS: All-Star John Wall sat out the finale. … Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 21 points. … Former Knicks forward Jason Smith had 17 points.KNICKS: Kristaps Porzingis (sore right hip) and Frank Ntilikina (bruised right knee) were held out again. Ntilikina, the Knicks’ first-round pick, appeared in just one preseason game. He said he expects to fully practice Saturday. … Doug McDermott scored 21 points off the bench. He had 12 in his first five minutes.RAPTORS 125, BULLS 104Toronto outscored Chicago 38-17 in the fourth quarter to turn what was a tie game into a blowout.CJ Miles scored 27 points for visiting Toronto (3-2), which got 17 from Kyle Lowry and 16 from Norman Powell. Justin Holiday scored 17 for Chicago (3-3).RAPTORS: Jonas Valanciunas had 11 points and 10 rebounds. … The Raptors were 19 of 48 from 3-point range.BULLS: Lauri Markkanen scored 13 and Bobby Portis added 12. … Chicago had 28 assists on 38 field goals.SPURS 106, ROCKETS 97LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and 10 rebounds for San Antonio (3-2).Rudy Gay scored 14 points and Kyle Anderson added 13 for the Spurs. Eric Gordon led the host Rockets (4-1) with 27 points, and James Harden added 15 points and 11 assists — but shot a mere 5 for 17.SPURS: Danny Green had 11 points and seven assists. … The Spurs outscored Houston 60-38 in the paint.ROCKETS: Houston took 53 shots from 3-point range, making 15. … Trevor Ariza and Ryan Anderson combined for 27 points, but shot 5 for 20 from behind the arc. Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene LATEST STORIES View comments Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ GRIZZLIES 142, PELICANS 101New Orleans’ Tony Allen — who will have his jersey retired by the Grizzlies when his career ends — got a huge ovation from fans in Memphis in his first trip back as an opponent. He didn’t play, and the Pelicans got routed.Jarrell Martin scored 20 points and Marc Gasol finished with 19 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists for Memphis (3-2). Jordan Crawford scored 19 for New Orleans (1-3).PELICANS: Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins both shot 2 for 5, combining for 16 points. … New Orleans trailed by as many as 49.GRIZZLIES: Memphis got to the 100-point mark with 4:17 left in the third quarter. … Mike Conley scored 19.BUCKS 107, PISTONS 103Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 17 points, grabbed six rebounds and handed out six assists as Milwaukee (1-3) avoided a winless preseason.Avery Bradley and Andre Drummond were brilliant for visiting Detroit (2-3). Bradley scored 26 points on 11-for-17 shooting, and Drummond finished with 18 points, 22 rebounds and seven assists.PISTONS: Tobias Harris scored 13 points and Boban Marjanovic added 10. … Detroit got outscored 48-27 from 3-point range.BUCKS: Khris Middleton and Mirza Teletovic each scored 14. … Milwaukee used 14 players — 13 of them scored (rookie of the year Malcolm Brogdon was the exception) and all 14 got at least one rebound. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Some other injuries from training camp and preseason action are far more significant, like the ones endured by Charlotte’s Nic Batum (elbow ligament tear), Miami’s Rodney McGruder (stress fracture in left leg), Indiana’s Glenn Robinson III (high ankle sprain followed by surgery to repair ligaments Friday), Washington’s Markieff Morris (sports hernia), New Orleans’ Rajon Rondo (sports hernia) and Utah’s Dante Exum (shoulder).They are looking at weeks — or in many cases, months — before they’ll play again.So the preseason is over. Some teams will be feeling the effects of it for a while longer.Here’s a look at Friday’s preseason finales:HORNETS 111, MAVERICKS 96Kemba Walker scored 17 points and Johnny O’Bryant III had all 15 of his points in the fourth quarter for Charlotte.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ 76ERS 119, HEAT 95Ben Simmons and J.J. Redick each scored 19 for Philadelphia (2-3), with Redick going 5 for 6 from 3-point range.Bam Adebayo, James Johnson and Dion Waiters had 13 apiece for Miami (3-3).HEAT: Hassan Whiteside picked up three fouls by the midpoint of the first quarter, with Joel Embiid drawingthem all. … Jordan Mickey had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Justise Winslow scored 10.76ERS: Philadelphia “hosted” the game in Kansas City, Missouri. … The 76ers shot 14 for 39 from beyond the arc, while holding Miami to a 4 for 30 performance from long range.WARRIORS 117, KINGS 106Stephen Curry had 18 points in 19 minutes as Golden State made a successful return home after its two-game China trip.David Stockton had 23 points and eight assists for the Kings (1-5).KINGS: Veteran summer acquisitions Zach Randolph, Vince Carter and George Hill all were sidelined. … Rookie Frank Mason started and had 10 points. … Rookies De’Aaron Fox and Bogdan Bogdanovic missed the game with injuries.WARRIORS: Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala didn’t play. … Patrick McCaw scored 17 points and Nick Young made five 3-pointers for 15. … Rookie Jordan Bell started and finished with 10 points and 11 rebounds.LAKERS 111, CLIPPERS 104 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Brook Lopez scored 16 points for the Lakers (2-4), and the Los Angeles teams tuned up against each other before they meet in their season openers on Thursday.Tyrone Wallace had 23 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Clippers (2-3).LAKERS: Brandon Ingram and Julius Randle each scored 15 points. … Rookie Kyle Kuzma struggled to a 1-for-8 night, scoring eight points. … Lonzo Ball sat again after hurting his ankle earlier in the preseason.CLIPPERS: Rookie Jawun Evans had 22 points and eight assists. … Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan, Danilo Gallinari, Austin Rivers and Milos Teodosic all sat.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “He’s still rehabbing and when he’s ready, he’ll be ready,” Popovich told reporters in Houston before San Antonio’s preseason finale.Leonard didn’t play at all in camp or preseason, after a year where he averaged 25.5 points — raising his scoring average for the fifth consecutive season — and finished behind only Russell Westbrook and James Harden in the MVP race.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogThe Spurs aren’t alone when it comes to injury woes heading into the season.Many are minor, like Cleveland’s LeBron James nursing a sprained ankle and Golden State’s Andre Iguodala dealing with a bad back — issues that might keep them out of their respective opening nights. Kevin Durant (virus) and Draymond Green (back) also missed Golden State’s preseason finale on Friday, though neither situation is thought to be serious. Nor is the Rockets’ Chris Paul sitting out Friday with a sore knee, after missing a game earlier this week with a sore shoulder. Source: Cavs trading Jefferson, Felder to Hawks Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’last_img read more

17 Guyanese awarded Chevening scholarships

first_img…298 persons appliedBy Jarryl BryanOut of a staggering 298 applications, 17 Chevening scholarship recipients were chosen and will depart these shores for higher education opportunities in the United Kingdom and the chance to meaningfully contribute to Guyana upon their return.The 2018/2019 Chevening scholarship recipientsThe students were on Friday evening treated to a reception at the British High Commissioner’s residence. There, they also mingled with past scholars. Jermaine Grant, who at one time studied in the areas of International Diplomacy and Security, spoke about the experience.“The scholarship has allowed me to develop professionally and academically,” he related. “So based on my areas of study, which is international security and diplomacy, I currently work with an international organisation.”“My area of education has afforded me the opportunity to apply my knowledge in day-to-day policy development, helping governments develop policies and capacity development in the areas of development and sustainable work in their day-to-day activities in bettering the lives of people.”Dr Quincy Jones, meanwhile, puts what he learnt to use in delivering health care to the people of Region Four. He is the Regional Health Officer (RHO) for Demerara/Mahaica with oversight of dozens of health facilities and a former recipient of the Chevening Scholarship.Dr Jones revealed that even as a child he wanted to study in the UK. Noting that the experience was “more than he hoped for”, the RHO promised that he would pull on his experience to improve the Guyanese experience.“I plan on taking every bit I learnt at LSE from being just a resident in the UK for that one year and experiencing their health system first hand to just fulfil article 24 and 25 of the Constitution, which in summary states that health care and social services is a right to all Guyanese and each citizen should do their part to fulfil that mandate,” Jones said.National developmentSpeaking on the awarding of the scholarships earlier on Friday, UK High Commissioner Greg Quinn spoke of the growth of the programme from the time he arrived to take up his post in 2015.“When I arrived here in 2015, we awarded two scholarships. And we’re now up to 17. So, the number of scholarships has gone up. But the competitiveness of those scholarships has also gone up, in terms of the number of applications but also the quality.”“To get a scholarship now, you really have to be at the top of that 300 odd people. It’s a difficult process. I know its nerve wrecking for people to be interviewed for it. I think the benefits are worth it. But along with the numbers, the quality of applications has really gone up.”He also laid out the expectations for those who complete their studies; that is to return and contribute to Guyana. While Quinn noted that the majority of recipients do come back, he expressed regret that there is a minority who chose personal job opportunities abroad over developing their countries.Asked whether they are considering tightening up to ensure everyone comes back, the High Commissioner noted that it is unrealistic when it comes to enforcement. According to Quinn, much reliance is placed on the interview process to screen out self-serving applicants.“There are some who haven’t come back or have come back and then left, which is unfortunate. The whole purpose of us spending this money is for people to come back to their countries of origins and develop them. We’re not paying for someone to get a Masters (Degree) to then get a high paying job in London or Washington.”This year’s beneficiaries are Mikhail Amsterdam, Kemptorne Daly, Zylenna Darson, Cilandell Glen, Makini Hackett, Gregory Harris, Nichole Haynes, Sonya Lord, Maria Paul, Gavinash Persaud, Yolander Persaud, Nicholas Peters, Sachin Ramsarran, Dave Saran, Deron Saul, Stacy Weaver, Monique Williams and Adoniyah Benjamin.The scholarship is a fully funded one, which the UK Government extends to several countries. Awardees spend a year in some of the UK’s most prestigious universities, completing a post graduate master’s programme. The total cost for the 17 scholarships is $128 million.last_img read more

Five Gor players nominated for KPL MVP gong

first_imgOther players to make the final list include Kariobangi Sharks forward and KPL Golden Boot winner Massoud Juma, Posta Rangers shot stopper Patrick Matasi and Nzoia Sugar’s Lawrence Juma.This year with the Kenyan Premier League management announcing that their awards will be postponed, the Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) have decided to have their own awards, sponsored by among others electronics manufacturer LG.For the past two seasons the end-of-season awards have been done in collaboration between SJAK and the KPL.Posta Rangers goalkeeper Patrick Matasi with his golden glove award during the KPL awards gala in Nairobi on December 13,2016. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluMeanwhile, Matasi once again leads the list for the goalkeeper of the year award and will be in line to defend it. He will compete for the gong with newcomer John Oyemba of Kariobangi Sharks who made his top flight debut this season, toppling experienced Robert Mboya for the number one shirt at Sharks.Also listed for the award is Sofapaka’s Ugandan keeper Mathias Kigonya, Kakamega Homeboyz’s David Juma and Gor Mahia’s Boniface Oluoch.Usual faces Musa Mohammed and Karim Nizigiyimana of Gor Mahia headline the defender of the year shortlist, with the final list also including new faces Christopher Oruchum from Thika United, Charles Momanyi from Kakamega Homeboyz and Kariobangi Sharks’ Pascal Ogweno.Sharks who finished in the top five in their maiden appearance in the league also have a nomination for the midfielder of the year award with Sven Yidah nominated. Other new faces include Nzoia’s Juma, Zoo’s Mike Madoya, current holder Kenneth Muguna and his teammate Ernest Wendo.AFC Leopards striker Vincent Oburu is sandwicthed between teammate Ian Otieno and Kariobangi Sharks duo of Sven Yidah (left) and Elli Asieche during a Kenyan Premier League clash on October 7, 2017. PHOTO/Raymond MakhayaThe awards ceremony will be held on December 18. The SJAK Football Gala will have eight categories namely; Golden Glove, Defender of the year, Midfielder of the year, Golden Boot, MVP, Young/New Player, Coach of the year and a special category dubbed SJAK AWARD.The prize awards are yet to be announced.Awards shortlist: GOALKEEPERSPatrick Matasi Posta RangersDavid Juma Kakamega HomeboyzMathias Kigonya SofapakaJeff Oyemba Kariobangi SharksBoniface Oluoch Gor MahiaDEFENDERSCharles Momanyi KK HomeboyzMusa Mohamed Gor MahiaGodfrey Walusimbi Gor MahiaHaron Shakava Gor MahiaJockins Atudo Posta RangersChristopher Oruchum Thika UnitedPascal Ogweno Kariobangi SharksKarim Nzigiyimana Gor MahiaMIDFIELDERSSven Yida Kariobangi SharksLawrence Juma Nzoia SugarMichael Madoya Zoo FCChrispinus Oduor Mathare UnitedGeorge Odhiambo Gor MahiaErnest Wendo Gor MahiaKenneth Muguna Gor MahiaHumphrey Mieno TuskerYOUNG/NEW PLAYERNicholas Kipkirui Zoo fcFaraj Ominde Chemelil SugarShafan Oyugi Chemelil SugarClinton Kisiavuki NakumattChris Ochieng Mathare UnitedVincent Oburu AFC LeopardsMichael Kibwage AFC LeopardsBrian Otieno Nzoia SugarMOST VALUABLE PLAYERMeddie Kagere Gor MahiaMasoud Juma Kariobangi SharksMusa Mohamed Gor MahiaKenneth Muguna Gor MahiaLawrence Juma Nzoia SugarPatrick Matasi Posta RangersJacques Tuyisenge Gor MahiaGeorge Odhiambo Gor MahiaCOACHWilliam Muluya Kariobangi SharksMike Mururi Kakamega HomeboyzSam Ssimbwa SofapakaSammy Omolo Posta RangersBernard Mwalala Nzoia Sugar0Shares0000(Visited 3 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Western Stima’s Kenneth ‘Junior’ Mugambi wins the player of the year award. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluNAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 11- Five Gor Mahia players headline the list for the 2017 Kenyan Premier League Most Valuable Player award, putting the record 16-time champions in line for a third consecutive player of the year award.Holder Kenneth Muguna, rumored to be on his way out of K’Ogalo leads the list alongside Meddie Kagere who finished second in 2015 when Michael Olunga won, skipper Musa Mohammed, forward Jacques Tuyisenge and winger George Odhiambo who won it in 2010.last_img read more

Name-calling allegedly fed deputy’s rage

first_imgA longtime friend told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Monday that 20-year-old Tyler Peterson came to his door in the hours after the rampage and calmly explained what he had done. “He wasn’t running around crazy or anything. He was very, very sorry for what he did,” Mike Kegley told the newspaper, adding that he gave Peterson coffee and food and later called 911. Peterson told Kegley that he had gone to his ex-girlfriend’s house early Sunday morning in hopes of patching up the relationship after a recent breakup. But, he said, Peterson lost control when the meeting ended in an argument and other people started ridiculing him as a “worthless pig.” Kegley declined to comment when reached by The Associated Press. Police, who declined to provide details of the argument, said Peterson stormed out, retrieved an AR-15 rifle from his car outside and burst back into the house, firing 30 shots that killed all but one of the people at the party. “We had no idea, obviously, that anything like this would ever occur,” Crandon Police Chief John Dennee said at a news conference Monday. Peterson, a deputy and part-time police officer, died after exchanging gunfire with law enforcement officers. Whether Peterson was shot by police or took his own life was unclear. The rampage raised questions in the remote northern Wisconsin community of 2,000 about how Peterson could have met requirements to become a law enforcement officer, especially after police acknowledged Monday that Peterson received no psychological screening before he was hired. Some questioned the wisdom of hiring someone so young. But Crandon city attorney Lindsay Erickson said age doesn’t matter as long as officers do their jobs well.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! CRIME: Man was called worthless pig before killing six. By Robert Imrie THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CRANDON, Wis. – A young sheriff’s deputy who opened fire on a pizza party and killed six people reportedly flew into a rage when he was rebuffed by his old girlfriend, and others at the gathering called him a “worthless pig.” last_img read more

Southampton 0-0 Manchester United: Red Devils stars rated and slated

first_img Phil Jones – 6 – The better of the two centre-backs and will surely partner Blind at the heart of the United defence on Wednesday. Appeared solid and gave a better account of himself than Smalling Axel Tuanzebe – 6 – Replaced by Carrick on the hour-mark despite doing little wrong. Didn’t exactly catch the eye, but Mourinho’s decision to play the defender in an unnatural midfield role was always going to be a tough ask for the 19-year-old 14 Sergio Romero – 9 – Saved Gabbiadini’s weak penalty before making a series of stunning stops to deny the Saints almost singlehandedly. There will be few opposing voices to the Argentine starting next week SUB – Marcus Rashford – N/A – Given a run out to stretch his legs, but the striker could not make an impact in the final-third during his brief cameo 14 SUB – Ander Herrera – N/A – Added a bit more fight to the United midfield in the closing stages that Fellaini surprisingly failed to bring Wayne Rooney – 5 – Started brightly but faded badly as the game wore on. Guilty of taking too much time to make a killer pass and failed to provide any real problems for the Saints defence 14 14 Eric Bailly – 7 – The Ivorian defender has occupied a right-back role in recent games to give Antonio Valencia a rest. Pacey and powerful, Bailly looked a natural in the position and will be huge miss next Wednesday 14 Marouane Fellaini – 6 – Playing alongside Tuanzebe in midfield – United could not create the chances necessary to open the Saints defence. Eventually hauled off after failing to provide his usual bite in midfield 14 14 Manchester United avoided a third straight league defeat as they held out for a goalless draw against Southampton.Sergio Romero was the star of the show for Jose Mourinho’s men as he denied the Saints time and time again in front of goal.The Red Devils starting XI was largely made up of fringe players looking to make an impression ahead of the Europa League final against Ajax.And while the result counted for little in the grand scheme of things, those who did feature will hope they have played their way into their manager’s thinking.But how did we rate their individual performances? Click the right arrow above to find out.. Henrikh Mkhitaryan – 5 – Gave the ball away far too easily and failed to open up the Saints defence when given the opportunity. Frustratingly subdued on the domestic scene in recent months and looks a shadow of the player we see in the Europa League 14 Juan Mata – 6 – The playmaker was unusually sloppy in and around the box. Missed a great chance to put United ahead after being teed up by Rooney inside the penalty area. Couldn’t provide the spark United desperately craved 14 14 14 Chris Smalling – 5 – Looked shaky at the back alongside Jones. Appeared to be ill at ease with the ball at his feet made a number of individual mistakes. Likely to be among the substitutes for the clash against Ajax 14 Matteo Darmian – 6 – Offered little threat going forward as he was largely restricted to his own half. Mourinho looked eager to keep the Italian on the ball with regards to his defensive duties, having left his teammates exposed in recent weeks Anthony Martial – 6 – Showed a lack of composure when put through by Rooney in the first half. Provided glimpses of his undoubted talent with a fine solo run and strike against the post from distance. But will likely have to make do with an impact-substitute role against Ajax 14 14 SUB – Michael Carrick – 6 – Replaced Tuanzebe just after the hour-mark to provide United with a more natural midfield creator. However, the veteran found himself in a more defensive role than he would have expected last_img read more

GAA: NA CEALLA BEAGA G.A.A. NOTES

first_imgThe Killotto had no winner this week. The numbers were 4, 8, 14 and 21. There was no winner of Match 3 Numbers. Next week’s Killotto jackpot is €2,100. Match 3 rolls over to €120. The Killotto is now online. If you would like to do the Killotto and are not at home, go online to the new website www.killybegsgaa.com and follow the link for the instructions.Congratulations to Peter Sweeney, Croagh, Dunkineely, who won the Bingo Jackpot of €2000. Next week’s Jackpot will be €1,000 on 45 calls.CLG Dhún na nGall Live Radio Quiz Fundraiser CLG Dhún na nGall are happy to announce that an All County Quiz (Sponsored by the Abbey Hotel) will take place in selected venues in every Donegal Club area on Friday night 19th. Na Cealla Beaga is hosting their quiz in the Tara Hotel at 9.p.m. Please be there early as it starts all around the county simultaneously. The quiz will consist of eight rounds of general questions and one round of music questions. Participants will pay €10 Euro to take part in the quiz and will form teams to a maximum of four members. A Quizmaster and Coordinator will be present at each venue to mark the answer sheets and declare the final scores in each venue.In addition a specially commissioned Picture Frame containing a hand mounted unique “Ulster Championship Winners 2011” Donegal jersey and team photograph will be auctioned at each quiz venue.Each Winning Team, will apart from winning the prize in their local venue, shall also progress to the All County Final which will be held in the Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town on Thursday 25th August ( Time to be confirmed.)Tickets for the All Ireland semi-final will be distributed before the quiz. Anyone who wants their membership cards can contact MacDara. The seniors and reserves played Fanad in the league last Saturday in Fintra. The reserves had good win while seniors got beat by point. Results: Seniors 0-08 Fanad 1-06, Reserves 2-16 Fanad 1-03.GAA: NA CEALLA BEAGA G.A.A. NOTES was last modified: August 16th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:GAA: NA CEALLA BEAGA G.A.A. NOTESlast_img read more

GAA NEWS: BUNCRANA U13 GIRLS LIFT B CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE

first_imgThe Buncrana U13 girls who beat N Muire in the county B Final on SaturdayBuncrana GAA Notes for Week Ending Sunday 16th November 2014Sincere condolences from everyone in Buncrana GAA Club on the death of Naomh Padraig’s President Joe Gormley.Well Done to the Minor Footballers who won their Semi-Final against Red Hughes on Friday Night by 1-11 to 1-05 they now progress to the Northern Final where they meet either St Michael or Termon, Date and Time to be confirmed…..A great performance by each individual team member Minor Football PresentationThe Presentation of Ulster and All Ireland Runner up medals for minor football will take place in the Mount Errigal Hotel Letterkenny on Saturday 29th November. Tickets cost €25.If interested in going please contact the Secretary to place your order or for more details. Orders and payment needs to be with Grainne by Friday 21st November. The Minor Hurlers long season came to an end in Ballinascreen on Sunday, when they were beaten by a strong Liatriom side from County Down, from the throw in our boys gave it their all and lead for a good part of the first half thanks mainly to the score of the game from an accurate 40 yard pass young Tom Clare rattled the net, the Down champs rallied quickly and were 2 points up at halftime,The second half was a different story and Liatroim took control and ran out deserving winners on a scoreline of 1:17 to 1:5.The management team of Seamus, John and Frank would like to thank all players for their contribution to a memorable year, dedication to training, attitude on and off the field that did not go unnoticed, you were a pleasure to work with, hopefully these boys will form the backbone of our senior team next year as we look to build on our success at underage.Thanks to Kevin Kelly and the Ballinascreen club for the excellent hosting of the tournament, hopefully we will be back next year,U13 Girls FootballThe County B Championship Final between Buncrana and Noamh Mhuire was not for the faint-hearted and was a cracking end-to-end game. In the end Buncrana won it 4-8 to 4-6….the game would have been over in the 1st half if we had brought our shooting boots, but we stuck at it and kept the pressure on Naomh Mhuire. Although a close result in the end, it would have been an injustice for anything other than a win for Buncrana. Great team effort and great support on the sideline as well. Thanks to everybody and our sponsors the Beach HouseU12 indoor hurling starts this monday night (17th) in crana college at 6:30-7:30. For children born 2003/2004. All new comers are welcome, Fee €2 for Hall. Competitions start in januaryCursa GaeilgeIrish class this Tuesday in the Clubhouse as usual. Official Notice AGMCLG Bun Cranncha gives notice of our Annual General Meeting to be held on Sunday 30th November. All adult members registered by 31st March, are hereby invited to forward nominations for committee positions and motions. Please submit by post or email to Grainne at secretary.buncrana.donegal@gaa.ie on or before 21st November.Scór na nÓg – CLG Dhún na nGallWell done to our Scór team once again they came 1st in Léiriu and 2nd in amhranaiocht Aonair and are now through to the County Final next Sunday. This was the first year the club had dancers In scór, they were the youngest in the competition and did the club proud. Well Done to all involved and good luck to all competitors from Inis Eoghain who take part in the final.Bord na nOg Presentation PhotosTeam photos (including U6’s) available for €8Player/most improved of the year/presentation photos available for €5All proceeds go to the club. Contact Aidan on 0862762671SAVE THE DATE 20TH DECEMBER 2014….SANTA IS COMING TO SCARVEY…..Details to be confirmed later…..AGM, Scrap Saturday and Other NewsThe Club will be holding its Annual General Meeting the end of this month so stay posted for more details.The Club is organising a Scrap Saturday event for the end of November so this is your chance to clear out a lot of clutter from inside and outside the house.Check out our Facebook page in the coming days for more info on these events.Club Notes: Anyone who would like to receive a copy of the weekly club notes should email Jim at buncrana.pro@gmail.com to be included on the mailing list. If you have any items which you think should be included in the club’s weekly notes, please email Jim at buncrana.pro@gmail.com by 6pm on each Sunday for consideration. To keep up to date with all the latest goings-on, please join us on www.facebook.com/buncranagaa or www.twitter.com/buncranagaa @buncranagaa, or visit our website www.buncranagaa.com.U13 County ChampionsGAA NEWS: BUNCRANA U13 GIRLS LIFT B CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE was last modified: November 17th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Buncrana club newslast_img read more

LOCAL NEWS: LIFFORD CLONLEIGH NOTES

first_imgLOCAL NOTES FOR LIFFORD CLONLEIGH RESOURCE CENTRECreative WritingThese classes will begin on Wednesday 18th April and are almost fully booked. If you are interested in taking part, please contact Lifford Clonleigh Resource Centre on 91 41773 for further information!Basic IrishClasses in basic/conversational Irish will begin in Lifford Clonleigh Resource Centre after Easter. Anyone interested in taking part, please contact 91 41773 for further information!Easter Fun Days: Tuesday 3rd & Wednesday 4th April, from 12-3p.mActivities Include: Bouncy Castle, Sumo Wrestling, Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Egg Painting & Disco!Admission only €4 per day. Suitable for ages 4 – 13Places are limited and need to be booked in advance by Mon 30th MarchPhone 074 91 41773 or call into the Lifford Clonleigh Resource Centre Easter Sports Camp:Tuesday 10th – Friday 13th April from 10 – 2Coaching & Training in: Hurling, Gaelic & SoccerAdmission only €20 with family concessions available! Advance booking required, phone 91 41773 or call into the Lifford Clonleigh Resource Centre!Sign Language: Are you interested in sign language? Here in the Lifford Clonleigh Resource Centre we are beginning classes which aim to build a better world for deaf people by improving sign language communication! If this is of interest to you contact 91 41773 or call into the centre for more information!LOCAL NEWS: LIFFORD CLONLEIGH NOTES was last modified: March 15th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:LOCAL NEWS: LIFFORD CLONLEIGH NOTESlast_img read more

Officials probe girl’s slaying

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Two county supervisors are calling for a report within 30 days into the death of a 2-year-old girl who was taken from a foster couple and returned to relatives now charged in her killing.Supervisor Michael Antonovich’s report says the hospital staff at Garfield Medical Center in Monterey Park, who allegedly saw the girl for a broken arm the day before her death, failed to follow proper procedure in reporting possible child abuse.Sarah Angelina Chavez was found dead in her Alhambra home on Oct. 11. Four days later, Alhambra police arrested Frances Abundis, 35, believed to be Sarah’s mother’s aunt, and Armando Abundis Sr., 32.On Oct. 27, the couple pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, child abuse and assault in Alhambra Superior Court. The case also is under investigation by the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services.At today’s meeting, Los Angeles County supervisors Antonovich and Gloria Molina will request a speedy report on Sarah’s death from the department and call for improvements to the child protection system.Antonovich’s motion says the State Community Care Licensing Division investigated Garfield Medical Center and found the hospital did not follow protocols relating to Sarah’s assessment and that the nurses and a doctor failed to follow procedure in suspected child abuse. The girl was allegedly taken out of the hospital by the Abundises against medical advice.Antonovich’s spokesman Tony Bell said this information came from the Department of Health Services. A call to a representative from the Department of Health Services was not immediately returned.Stuart Riskin, a family services spokesman, said he could not confirm the agency released that information, but he said the department collaborates with other agencies throughout the investigation of a child’s death.Antonovich’s motion requests that within 90 days the agencies establish a mandatory program for hospital staff on laws on reporting child abuse and neglect.The motion asks also that the report on Garfield Medical Center be submitted to the state’s medical board and the Board of Registered Nurses.“We have a situation that if doctors and nurses had reported this pursuant to their guidelines and the guidelines that are a part of the policy, a life could’ve been saved,” Bell said Monday.Molina’s motion said there has been no inspector general in the children’s services office “for a number of years” and that this role is crucial for internal oversight.Her report said there is $226,000 in the budget for an inspector general and asked that it be used for such oversight.The motion also would “immediately direct the DCFS-Office of Independent Review to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of Sarah and provide a status report to the board within 30 days.”Sarah’s former foster parents, Dianne Hardy-Garcia, 40, and Corri Planck, 37, of Los Angeles, said they were pleased to see the county supervisors pay attention to Sarah’s death.“Where agencies work with each other, that’s where the cracks are,” Planck said.Planck added that they hope the review of Sarah’s death will include information on the courts’ part in the toddler’s case.“If her aunt and uncle did it to her, ultimately, they are responsible,” Hardy-Garcia said. “But it’s positive to see there’s a willingness to have this addressed and addressed publicly.” molly.okeon@sgvn.com(626) 578-6300, EXT. 4496last_img read more

2 found alive after landing

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals The pair didn’t need hospitalization. The sheriff’s helicopter flew the two to a mountain road where paramedics treated them for the effects of the cold, deputies said. Mountain temperatures fell into the low 20s overnight and winds were gusting over 20 mph, the National Weather Service said. “Everybody’s good and well – a bit of hypothermia,” Deputy Daryl Bonsall said. The sailplane had been reported missing after dark Saturday, deputies said. Los Angeles and San Bernardino county helicopters, as well as the school, searched for it Saturday, but the main search started up at dawn Sunday, sheriff’s deputies said. Charles F. Bostwick, (661) 267-5742 chuck.bostwick@dailynews.com ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST – A student glider pilot and an instructor were found safe Sunday after spending a freezing night in the mountains as a result of making an emergency landing in a canyon. The Great Western Soaring School sailplane had landed in heavy brush at the bottom of a San Gabriel Mountains canyon about seven miles south of the flight school’s airfield, from which the craft had taken off Saturday afternoon. “The people were unhurt and the plane was unhurt,” said Dale Masters, an instructor at the school south of Pearblossom. “It was a perfect case of what to do in a bad situation.” Instructor Yvonne Robinson-Giguere, granddaughter of glider-school owner Fred Robinson, and student pilot Thomas Erickson, 45, of Simi Valley were spotted about 7:20 a.m. Sunday by people in a plane from the school, deputies said. A sheriff’s helicopter that was also searching for the glider picked them up in the canyon south of the Mountain High ski area. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more