Hunters punished with 24-0 thrashing

first_imgRUGBY LEAGUE: THE Hunters started the day on the back-foot when winger Gairo Kapana fumbled the first ball from a towering kick-off by Clifford. The error including missed tackles on the Hunters 10m red zone that also contributed to its consequences that saw the visitors scoring their first try through winger Mathew Musumeci on the far left edge within two minutes. Four minutes later, the Hunters were punished again – this time a poor defensive effort saw an unmarked William Bugden heading to the tryline following a quick dummy half play by hooker Connor Jones. Hunters had several opportunities at hand but their halves combination of Charlie Simon and William Mone who are still trying to work out a combination, continued to struggle to steer their attack. Errors in ball handling, defensive sets and off-sides resulted in the visitors claiming four penalties while the home side had six in open half. The visitors had the last say in the opening half with a 31st minute try to centre Shawn Bowen as Clifford stamped his mark in making it 3/3 conversions for an 18-0 lead at halftime. The Hunters have failed for the second time in their five-year participation in the Intrust Super Cup to post any points at half-time. The Hunters were more determined in the second half and were persistent in scoring points but were continuously denied by the visitors on several occasions. The Pride withstood the Hunters’ attack causing into ball handling errors which they continued to capitalize on. The latter saw Pride fullback Jack Murphy crossing over on the far right edge of Hunters tryline in the 54th minute. Clifford missed the conversion but managed to extend their lead with a successful penalty conversion. Tries scored Northern Pride 24 (Mathew Musumeci, William Bugden, Shawn Bowen, Jack Murphy. Jack Clifford 3/4 conversions, 1 successful penalty) defeated SP PNG Hunters 0. In the curtain raiser match, which is also the Digicel Cup trial match Gulf Isou beat Central Dabaris 18-12. Hunters will host their second home game on Sunday (March 24) against Melbourne Storm feeder club Sunshine Coast Falcons.last_img read more

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UK women’s basketball coach Matthew Mitchell speaks

first_imgPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:24c63ab98b9a91e7afa3ab8 Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-499660-4540125410001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsDefaultsDoneClose Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Kentucky’s Mitchell talks about upcoming season, philosophy at UK Alumni luncheon at Louisville’s Galt House hotel.last_img read more

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Girls soccer roundup: WMC, Whitehall and Ludington advance to district finals

first_imgShares Share Fox Sports Go Displayed poorly $0.00 Other Not relevant ENDS IN (7802) DEAL OF THE DAY Share Inappropriate / Offensive Displayed poorly Other Displayed poorly DEAL OF THE DAY Add Comments (Max 320 characters) Bestseller 50PC Disposable Face MàSc/Mack Anti-Dust … Report a problem This item is… Bestseller × Not relevant Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. (34271) Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. ENDS IN ENDS IN Other Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. Not relevant Bestseller × FOX Sports: Stream live NFL, College Footbal… Bestseller × × Add Comments (Max 320 characters) DEAL OF THE DAY LocalSportsJournal.comThe Western Michigan Christian girls soccer team used balanced scoring to defeat Ravenna 3-1 on Thursday in a Division 4 district semifinal contest.The Warriors received scoring from Anna Systema, Claudia Kingma and Madisynn Pearce with assists from Emily Rosema and Natalie Riksen.The Bulldogs lone goal was scored by Schuyler Wetzig which was assisted by Alexys Shimmel.The Warriors will face North Muskegon in a Division 4 district final contest on Friday.WHITEHALL 4, FREMONT 0- The Vikings shutout Fremont to advance to the Division 3 district finals. Whitehall led 1-0 at the half and extended the lead in the second half to pull away. Rileigh Thommen led the Vikings with two goals while Ellie Stevens and Camryn Evans each added a goal. The Vikings will face Tri-County for a district championship on Saturday.LUDINGTON 3, BENZIE CENTRAL 0- Behind Bre Mesyar’s two goals, the Orioles flew past Benzie Central to advance to the Division 3 district finals. Kendall Biggs also added a goal while Allie May chipped in with an assist. Ludington’s goalkeeper Allison Janowiak picked up the shutout in net with two saves. Ludington will face Big Rapids Saturday for the district title. Inappropriate / Offensive The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extr… ENDS IN × $0.00 Inappropriate / Offensive $37.99 ENDS IN ENDS IN Add Comments (Max 320 characters) $15.29$17.99 Report a problem This item is… Inappropriate / Offensive × (2) Not relevant (117) Mail Inappropriate / Offensive Bestseller Bestsellercenter_img DEAL OF THE DAY The League Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. NBC Sports Bestseller Not relevant Ads by Amazon Displayed poorly Add Comments (Max 320 characters) Other ENDS IN (822) Inappropriate / Offensive $49.95 $0.00 Displayed poorly Add Comments (Max 320 characters) Bestseller Report a problem This item is… DEAL OF THE DAY Report a problem This item is… ENDS IN × (17612) Other Inappropriate / Offensive Not relevant Shop Now Add Comments (Max 320 characters) DEAL OF THE DAY Report a problem This item is… Report a problem This item is… Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. $14.99$18.00 Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. Displayed poorly (31628) Add Comments (Max 320 characters) Add Comments (Max 320 characters) Twelve Other Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. Other $9.99 Displayed poorly DEAL OF THE DAY Report a problem This item is… Not relevant DEAL OF THE DAY Not relevant Displayed poorly MIRITY Women Racerback Sports Bra… Inappropriate / Offensive Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. Other × Report a problem This item is… (657) Ads by Amazonlast_img read more

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Sellas Tetteh in talks for Rwanda job

first_imgSellas Tetteh is in Kigali for discussions about becoming national team boss of Rwanda, KickOffGhana.com can exclusively reveal.The Liberty Professionals coach arrived in the Rwanda capital on Tuesday for talks with the Rwanda Football Federation with the blessing of his club side Liberty Professionals.If the two parties reach a deal, as is most likely the case, Tetteh will take over from Eric Nhsimiyimana as the main technical man of the Amavubi with the objective of qualifying them for the 2012 Nations Cup after their only appearance came in 2004 under former Ghana coach Ratomir Dujkovic.Tetteh has built up his reputation strongly over the last four years, serving as assistant coach for Ghana at the 2006 World Cup and the 2008 Nations Cups.He then took charge of the Black Stars after the 2008 Nations Cup helping the team reach the second stage of the qualifiers with four victories out of five games before the Serbian Milovan Rajevac took over.Last year in Kigali, he masterminded a thrilling Ghana victory at the African Youth Championships and followed up by guiding the Black Satellites to become the first African winners of the Fifa Under-20 World Cup. Source: Kickoff.comlast_img read more

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Gretz, Dix, Schneider win Big Three

first_imgSchneider stayed with Cory Kemkes until the white flag lap, then put his racer in to position with a power move inside the leader off turn two.  Schneider grabbed the lead and picked up the win on the final circuit. Larry Karcz Jr. started off up front and looked to have his night all planned out in victory lane.  Unfortunately for Karcz, Rick Dix decided not to settle for third.  Dix ran the bottom in the early stages but decided to go out of line with Todd Augustian and make a charge back to the front after losing spots early.  Last-lap excitement followed with Tom Schneider and the Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods get­ting their turn. An instant classic, as they say in the sports world, is what the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car feature brought to the table. Schneider had been knocking off positions but looked to have been running out of laps while excite­ment continued up front. He got his chance and took advantage. Long got to the second spot only to see the leader using a perfect line.  Long searched high and low around the 1/3 mile but could never find enough to get past. By Greg Aregoni With two laps remaining, Karcz, Dix and Czarapata went three-wide for the race lead.  Dix and Czarapata split Karcz and make it a drag race over the final 1/3-mile. They stayed even until Dix got hard on the gas off of turn four and found just enough to beat Czarapata to the line.  FRANCIS CREEK, Wis. (July 27) – Greg Gretz held off a hard-charging Josh Long to claim the IMCA Modified feature win Saturday at 141 Speedway.  It was his first win of the season. The duo seemed to draft on the top and gain on the leader every lap. Brandon Czarapata made his way around Zach Spangenberg mid-race and the trio started reeling in Karcz.  Gretz started up front and his racer was on point for 20 straight laps as he never relinquished the lead, while Long started ninth and quickly worked his way through the field.last_img read more

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Wellington Police Notes: Thursday, February 28, 2019

first_imgWellington Police notes: Thursday, February 28, 2019•10:40 a.m. Officers took a suspicious activity report in the 900 block N. Blaine, Wellington.•3:51 p.m. Charolette M. Jones was arrested, charged and confined with possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, driving while license suspended and no insurance.•4:20 p.m. Officers took a suspicious activity report in the 600 block N. A, Wellington.•4:55 p.m. Officers investigated battery in the 400 block S. G, Wellington.•7:14 p.m. Officers took a suspicious activity report in the 400 block W. Harvey, Wellington.•8:03 p.m. Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 900 block W. 7th, Wellington.last_img read more

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AP sources: Owners approve sale of Marlins to Jeter group

first_imgMIAMI (AP) — The woebegone Miami Marlins are Derek Jeter’s problem now. In this Sept. 28, 2014, file photo, New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter speaks to the media after the last baseball game of his career, against the Boston Red Sox, at Fenway Park in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File) Major league owners on Wednesday approved the sale of the team by Jeffrey Loria to an investment group led by Jeter and Bruce Sherman, two people familiar with the vote said. The people confirmed the decision to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the approval had not been announced.One of the people said the vote was unanimous, with 75 percent approval needed.A signed $1.2 billion agreement was submitted to Major League Baseball last month to sell the Marlins to a group led by Sherman, a venture capitalist who will be the controlling owner. Jeter, the former New York Yankees captain, plans to be a limited partner in charge of the business and baseball operations.The closing on the sale is expected within a few days.The Marlins have endured another disappointing year and are assured of their eighth consecutive losing season, the longest streak in the majors. They’ll sit out the playoffs for the 14th year in a row, the longest streak in the National League.They’re also likely to finish last in the NL in attendance for the 12th time in the past 13 years, creating revenue constraints that may lead to a payroll purge in Jeter’s first offseason as an owner.Among players who might be shopped is major league home run leader Giancarlo Stanton, whose salary will nearly double next year to $25 million in the fourth season of his record $325 million, 13-year contract.The transition to new ownership has already begun, with four well-known Marlins executives told last week they won’t be retained. They were special assistant to the president Jeff Conine, who goes by the nickname Mr. Marlin, and three special assistants to the owner — Hall of Famers Andre Dawson and Tony Perez, and former manager Jack McKeon, who led the Marlins to the 2003 World Series championship.Team president David Samson is not expected to be retained. Manager Don Mattingly is a former teammate of Jeter’s and may return.Loria, 76, became widely unpopular because of his frugal ownership and the public financing that helped build the five-year-old Marlins Park. He bought the franchise for $158.5 million in 2002 from John Henry, part of the Boston Red Sox ownership group that has celebrated three World Series titles.“Part of the deal is acknowledging when it’s time to pass the baton to the next generation, and wish them well in taking things to the next level,” Loria said in a statement. “With that in mind, I can’t think of anyone better suited than Bruce Sherman and Derek Jeter. They are true baseball people, as well as true gentlemen. I have every confidence in their ability as the next stewards of the Miami Marlins to take us to new heights.”Jeter, who lives in Tampa, was a 14-time All-Star shortstop who retired in 2014 after 20 seasons with the Yankees. He has no front-office experience but has long talked of his desire to own a team.Sherman spent much of his financial career in New York and has a home in Naples, Florida. Minority owners are expected to include NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan, who will have a small stake.Loria’s decision to sell the team became public in February, and Jeter’s interest surfaced in April. The Jeter-Sherman group beat out two other groups that pursued the team in the final weeks of negotiations.___More AP baseball: https://apnews.com/tag/MLBbaseball___Follow Steven Wine on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Steve_Winelast_img read more

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Mr. Will Varner, I will always remember you! (July 18)

first_imgLike us at https://www.facebook.com/pages/New-Pittsburgh-Courier/143866755628836?ref=hlFollow @NewPghCourier on Twitter  https://twitter.com/NewPghCourier WILLIAM VARNER JR.:10—They called him…Mr. Varner!…and understandably so. He epitomized professionalism, style, grace, quality and all that represented being a man; and to that end, the ultimate family man. Mr. Varner passed away on July 4 and for all of us whose lives he touched, we bid him a fond, heartfelt and appreciative farewell. For many of us he gave us the “correct” fashion sense; for some, it was the necessary guidance, and for most, it was his sheer presence, words of advice, suggestions and matter-of-fact opinions. Of course, he will be remembered as Will Varner, the husband to his beautiful wife—Lauretta.Father to his magnificent children, Billy, Lisa and Laura, and to be sure, most notably the genetic basketball skills he passed on to his superstar son Billy, making his dad enormously proud while playing at Notre Dame University and a career as a pro player in Europe. (In case, like me, you are too young to have seen it firsthand, I’ve been told by many the expert, that Will Varner could ball with the best of them back in the day when men were men). “Mr. V,” as I called him, was most helpful to me and the operation of Champion Enterprises as he was to many other community groups. He will be remembered for his firm and matter-of-fact, but polite method of operation. However, I will remember him most for his much-needed advice to me when I began my professional career in the late ‘70s. He told me and I quote, “Bill, you’re going to need to change your look…to a more conservative style. So when you throw away that green shark-skinned suit, be sure to throw away the green alligator shoes!!!” Love ya, Mr. V. Since then I’ve proudly followed your style and now…Heaven’s Hoopers, make room on the team for Will Varner.:09—As of now, one don’t know who’s who and what’s what. But what we do know is somebody got beat up in NFL superstar and Pitt grad Shady McCoy’s house. Stay tuned cause somebody knows something…and that you can take to the bank.:08—Sometimes you don’t have to say a lot… “Ms. Serena Williams, you’re a bad girl!!!” A year after giving birth you’re in the finals at Wimbledon. C’mon, man!:07—Guess what, Kevin Cameron and all other haters…your Pittsburgh Pirates ain’t dead yet. Aunt Bee…you home?:06—Speaking of not being dead yet…Manny Pacquiao scored his first knockout in nine years in his win over Lucas Matthysse. Look, you all can say what you want, I say, an athlete quits when they want to quit, not when we tell them. You go Manny, score one more for the old school!:05—I know you can’t wait. We’ve got some scores to settle and it starts right here, right now. Your Pittsburgh Steelers head to Saint Vincent College to start the climb to “Stairway to Seven” Super Bowls, you knucklehead! The fun starts July 26. Here We Go Steelers, Here We Go!:04—Terrell Owens! Yea, you were robbed along the way, but, you were a contributor. Go get your Gold Jacket and shutup, man!:03—Hey everybody, Little League Football is now underway. Parents, coaches, supporters…It’s time to do all the right things for the kids. It’s—all—about—the—kids…not you!:02—Coming soon by popular demand…The 50 greatest players in Connie Hawkins Summer Basketball League history. You can submit your names by texting to Achieving Greatness Inc. at 412-628-4856.:01—And now it’s real…The Armen Gilliam Memorial Hard Work Basketball Camp. $25 registration. Saturday, Aug. 4 and Sunday, Aug. 5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lunch, skills, drills and games. College and pro coaches, hard work, discipline, communication, respect and love. Call to register your child at Achieving Greatness Inc. at 412-628-4856.:00—GAME OVER.last_img read more

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Play the Blues… with hope

first_imgBy RUSSELL BENNETT PAUL Alger is under no illusion. The Catani coach, who has returned to Taplins Road fresh off…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

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