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The Wright View | Give locals a chance

first_img Any objective individual, who is apprised of this fact, would realistically surmise that the architects of this seasonal failure would either walk away from administration or be removed from office by local leaders who had a scintilla of national pride and who want the best for Jamaica’s football. Not so. Not here in ‘Jamdown’. Those at the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) charged with the responsibility for charting the future of national football, hunkered down, refusing to accept responsibility for defeat. Those local leaders who decide the identity of the JFF power brokers were also aware of the facts of failure, yet doggedly refused to change the trajectory of the local programme, placing more emphasis on the amount of money garnered from their local sponsor than the future of Jamaica’s football. SAMEOLD SAMEOLD NO RESPONSIBILITY The football season in Jamaica is on in earnest. The two main crucibles of the future of our football got under way – the Manning and daCosta Cup competitions for schoolboys and the Red Stripe Premier League for adult males are truly up and running. This year’s competitions carry added significance because, as of the last week in August, the nation’s football appears to be in a freefall. The ignominious exit from the World Cup to be held in Russia in 2018 – losing to neighbours Haiti at home, in ‘The Office’ – continued a distressing trend that began in 1999, failure to qualify. Therefore, same old, same old … defeat and a look at the preparation for the World Cup in 2022. Football in Jamaica is at a crossroads. We can either continue as we have done since 1999, or we can take the fork in the road that will eventually lead us to relevance in world football. To date, there has been no indication that any change is contemplated. Our erstwhile leader, Captain Horace Burrell, has retreated from his usual “meeting at 0100 hours” to “the JFF will decide”. The coach of the Reggae Boyz, Wilfried Sch‰fer, has publicly stated that he is going nowhere, convinced that an acceptable excuse for failure is ‘oops’; and the parish association presidents, who knows? The prospect of sponsorship withdrawal from their parish league continues to be the ‘attention grabber’ that renders them impotent from making any ‘masculine’ decision. Therefore, now that we are at the crossroads, which road will our football leaders take? I submit that the road to take is the one that leads to the development of LOCAL talent. Begin with field improvement, one pitch per parish and then identify a group of 30-40 players who will train together, play together and raise our international profile together. Jamaicans have shown, decade after decade, that the talent and skill to perform at the elite level in sports resides right here at home. Just give our young men in football a chance. That is all I ask. That is all that is needed.last_img read more

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Down 3-2, Balkman unfazed ahead of Game 6: ‘Don’t count us out’

first_imgGov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal LATEST STORIES “It’s seven games for a championship, we have to go to a Game 7.”Balkman was stellar for San Miguel with 34 points and 20 rebounds but was the victim of controversial non-calls in the final minute.The Puerto Rican appeared to have gotten contact with Ginebra center Greg Slaughter when he went up for a shot with San Miguel up 83-82.“Last three minutes you get no calls at all? That’s wild. That’s the wildest thing I’ve seen in my life,” said Balkman, who vowed that San Miguel wouldn’t stop until Ginebra has won four games.“They got to beat us one more time then we’ll call it quits. Lucky, we have one more chance at Game 7, I mean it’s not over yet. Don’t count us out.”ADVERTISEMENT Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil ‘Country calls’ and Standhardinger answers right away ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins San Miguel’s Beer run just hit a roadblock and one wrong step could jeopardize its title retention bid in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Peza offers relief to ecozone firms 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 After the Beermen crushed Barangay Ginebra with two straight wins in Games 2 and 3, the defending champions suffered the same predicament and lost twice to the Gin Kings dropping to a 3-2 deficit.The Beermen’s 87-83 Game 5 loss was the first match in the whole series that wasn’t a blowout after the first four games were decided by at least 25 points, but it didn’t mean San Miguel’s morale took a backbreaking hit.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Import Renaldo Balkman is unfazed of the situation and he vowed that the Beermen would lift the title after Game 7.“It’s not over yet, you can say whatever you want but it’s not over yet,” said Balkman Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. “We win as a team, we lose as a team, and we’re going to play the game. It’s 3-2, we’re in the finals, and it’s a championship game right now.” After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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‘We Must Get Our Independence Back’

first_imgMargibi County Senator Oscar Cooper has told his colleagues that it is about time they got back their independence, adding that “there is no way to do the people’s job without restoring the independence of this honorable Senate.”The Margibi lawmaker, who failed miserably in last Thursday’s race for the President Pro Tempore position, was speaking within the ten minutes allotted to candidates for comments prior to the casting of ballots in the Chambers of the Senate. Senator Cooper, who chairs the Senate Committee on Public Works, intimated that if they have to do oversight as Senators, there was a need for them to be independent in order for them to make informed decisions on behalf of the electorate that elected them.As members of one of the three branches that make up  the government, the defeated Pro Tempore contender maintained that coordination and collaboration can take place, “but we must maintain our independence; that is the only way we can make laws, representation, and oversight on Ministries and other GOL Agencies that we will have committee responsibility for.”  “We need to restore our independence from the Executive.  We cannot sit here year after year and allow this honorable Senate to be held by our nose, pushed around and not do the work of the people.  The Liberian people are looking at us and they are depending on us to do the right thing.”Senator Cooper emphasized the need to work with the Executive, but cautioned that the new leadership work and collaborate with the Executive, but not work for the Executive.  “We will work for the people that elected us to this honorable body, and that is our first and foremost priority, and this is what I offer you, my colleagues, for us to restore  that independence…so that when 15 Senators go we can get them back to continue doing the work for Legislative continuity.” The other area the Senator spoke about was what he called developing the credibility of the Senate: “Fellow colleagues, no longer can we sit here and let people ask us about brown envelopes; we have to restore the credibility of the Senate, and we all have to work hard in doing that.”  Cooper noted that a dynamic and reputable Senate is what Liberians are yearning for and his election would have been the perfect opportunity for achieving that aspiration. He emphasized the need for togetherness, especially through the various committees; both leadership and standing, noting that if that body failed, it would reflect on all Senators, not the Pro Temp alone, because the leadership works together with all Senators.   “I am appealing to you to see   the interest of your country, to see reason and wisdom that we can build this institution’s post-war Liberia. There have been many lapses in the Senate, because we have not been working; we need to earn our living and work for it by manifesting the interest of the Liberian people.”He regretted the Legislature’s delay in making appropriations for restoring the burnt out offices of the Legislative Information Services (LIS), but promised to work with the leaders of LIS and the relevant committees to restore what he described as ‘a great institution.’Cooper further lamented that justice has not been done to the Legislative Budget Office (LBO), where the Executive sends the annual national budget, and suggested that if that office is capacitated, the Senate would be able to do a dynamic job when the budget is submitted to the Legislature.The Margibi lawmaker recalled that the Legislature sometimes passed the budget on leaflets, and that was where there was no tracking system of the final result.  If such is tampered with by the Executive, it would be impossible to know what happened.He hoped that the 2015/2016 budget, when discussed by the Legislature and the Executive on how to make appropriations, would be sent to the LBO to prepare the final draft. When it is agreed upon by the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning and the Legislature, then it will be sent back to the Executive so that it is not tampered with.“We need bill tracking. When bills are presented here, how many times do we know that what we passed here is what is published in that bill? We have to set up a system here that will track that bill, from the time it is presented to the Senate, the time a resolution is made on it and the time it is printed into handbills.”Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Fantasy Premier League tips: The transfers you should make in Gameweek 3

first_img 16 16 IN: Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) – £13.1m – By hook or by crook, you need to get the Argentina hotshot into your squad. Many players have already used a wildcard to get the striker into theirs and if he continues to play as he did against Chelsea we’d say he’s going to be topping the scoring charts again this year. If you can’t fit in Aguero, make sure you get Silva into your team as he’s likely to be laying on the assists. 16 The Fantasy Premier League is hotting up after a goal-laden second week, well, apart from Watford v West Brom.Those with Everton and Manchester City stars will have been crowing, while those who invested into Chelsea defenders and West Ham’s Adrian as their goalkeeper will have been left weeping.Now we’ve had two weeks, it’s perhaps easier to figure out the form players and those who are unlikely to play or perform.Some managers may be considering using their wildcards (117,103 have been used already) after a tough start but with new signings like Pedro, Clinton NJie and Nicolas Otamendi all joining the Premier League, it’s best to wait until after the transfer window has shut.Meanwhile, we still urge caution on using one of your three chips, although one team got a massive 108 points by using their bench boost last week.Here at talkSPORT, though, we’ve taken a look at the best players to buy and sell going into week three.Check out the Fantasy Premier League transfers you might want to think about above by clicking the right arrow… 16 16 16 OUT: Willian (Chelsea) – £7.0m – Click the right arrow for more advice… – We’re not quite sure how the Brazilian got his price tag in Fantasy Premier League given his lack of goals and assists. Pedro’s arrival at Stamford Bridge means he could well be on borrowed time and that £7.0m would be better spent elsewhere on guaranteed points. OUT: Seamus Coleman (Everton) – £6.0m – Click the right arrow for more advice… – OK, Coleman has done alright so far and got a clean sheet, an assist and two bonus points against Southampton but we reckon the Toffees could come unstuck now. Roberto Martinez’s side face Man City, Tottenham and Chelsea in their next three matches and you would have to say it’s likely they will concede at least one in all three. Dropping Coleman out and keeping a watchful eye on his form is the best thing to do. OUT: Jordan Henderson (Liverpool) – £7.0m – Click the right arrow for more advice… – The Reds captain was substituted at half-time against Bournemouth with a knock and could miss the clash with Arsenal. We suggest you play it on the safe side and replace him with a player who is guaranteed to start. £7.0m wasted on the bench. 16 OUT: Theo Walcott (Arsenal) – £8.8m – Click the right arrow for more advice… – Just when it looked like he was about to become a first-team regular, Walcott has once again found his derriere warming the bench at the Emirates. Around five per cent of you currently still have faith in him, but we think it’s time to give up – for the moment anyway. 16 16 16 OUT: Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) – £7.0m – Click the right arrow for more advice… – The poor Serbian has had a tough start to the campaign, having been given a torrid time by Jefferson Montero and then struggling to stop Aleksandar Kolarov and Raheem Sterling against Man City. Jose Mourinho seems set to drop him so it will be wise to do the same. IN: Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea) – £6.0m – Click the right arrow for more advice… – West Brom, Crystal Palace and Everton are up next for the Blues and it’s inconceivable their dip in form will last too much longer. He’ll save you some cash and get you some clean sheets in the long run, just don’t rely on him to add to that with goals and assists. He’s a solid but unspectacular addition until the season has fully settled and the form players can be gauged properly. 16 IN: Federico Fernandez (Swansea City) – £5.0m – Click the right arrow for more advice… – Sunderland are currently a sinking ship and coming up against a Jacks side who are firing on all cylinders, could mean a second clean sheet in a row for Garry Monk’s men. Any of the Swansea back line are pickable but we think Fernandez might come good against a shoddy Black Cats defence at corners. IN: Luke Shaw (Manchester United) – £5.6m – Click the right arrow for more advice… – Already cheaper than Coleman, Shaw has had a good start to the season and appears to have found his feet at Old Trafford. The young Englishman is capable of notching some assists as he bounds down the left flank and might be a safe bet over the coming games. A bonus point against Aston Villa suggest he could be good for a few extras along the way, too. 16 16 16 IN: Nathan Redmond (Norwich City) – £5.5m – Click the right arrow for more advice… – You might feel inclined to throw Riyad Mahrez into the mix this week given his sensational early season form but don’t all jump on the bandwagon. The Foxes have Tottenham this week and he could well be pushed back by the return of the marauding Danny Rose. Instead, opt for Redmond. He was one of our season tips and costs £0.3m less than Mahrez, while having a slightly easier next three games. Currently the Algerian is own by around 17 per cent of managers ,while just three per cent have Redmond. He could help you steal a march on your rivals. 16 IN: David Silva (Manchester City) – £10.0m – Click the right arrow for more advice… – Three assists in two games show you the kind of mood the skilful Spaniard is in. He looked superb in both games against West Brom and Chelsea, and we don’t see any reason why that won’t change with Everton, Watford and Crystal Palace up next. The fact Sergio Aguero and Yaya Toure are also looking formidable means the assists are likely to continue and he could land himself the odd goal too. IN: Andre Ayew (Swansea City) – £7.1m – Click the right arrow for more advice… – The Ghanaian has kicked of his Premier League career in style with two goals in two games and looks a real menace. Credit must be given to Garry Monk for landing him on a free transfer but we’re enjoying the fact he’s listed as a midfielder in Fantasy Premier League. Every goal is worth an extra point for Ayew and with Sunderland up next he could net again to continue his stunning start. Fantasy Premier League transfer tips – OUT: Adrian (West Ham) – £5.1m – To find out who you should bring in, click the yellow arrow above, right – The Spanish goalkeeper was an easy pick to replace Thibaut Courtois last week but with a poor tackle on Jamie Vardy at the end of the Hammers’ 2-1 defeat to Leicester, he found himself sent off and facing three games on the sidelines. He’s an obvious transfer out. IN: Sergio Romero (Manchester United) – £5.1m – Click the right arrow for more advice… – The Argentine was a shock signing at Old Trafford amongst the current goalkeeping chaos at Man United. He’s been a safe pair of hands, though, and with Newcastle next up for Louis van Gaal’s side, he’s likely to be cheap and effective considering he’s already the highest scoring shot stopper. OUT: Danny Ings (Liverpool) – £7.3m – Click the right arrow for more advice… – A ridiculous three per cent of you Fantasy Premier League managers have still got the striker in your squads. We’re not sure what you’ve been smoking but you need to ditch the dud immediately. He’s unlikely to get a start anytime soon and means you’re wasting £7.3m and have already lost £0.2m as his price drops. Get him out before it’s too late. OUT: Daryl Janmaat (Newcastle United) – £5.0m – Click the right arrow for more advice… – The Dutchman might have been a big success last season, despite the Magpies’ poor form, but he’s got off to a dreadful start this year. He got just one point against Southampton and his inept first-half display and red card against Swansea City earned him minus three. He’s suspended for one match and should be left out until further notice. 16last_img read more

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North West jobs boost announced at new biotech facility

first_imgPhibro Animal Health have today revealed plans to establish a new biotech facility in Sligo, creating up to 150 jobs for the North West Region. The new facility will produce a range of innovative animal health vaccines in the IDA Ireland Finisklin Business Park in Sligo. Up to 150 jobs will be created over 5 years.Phibro Animal Health Corporation is a publicly traded company headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States. The Sligo plant will be the company’s first biologicals manufacturing location in Europe and will allow Phibro to expand its presence in Europe. The project is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland. The new manufacturing facility will initially focus on producing Phibro’s innovative line of vaccines for the treatment of a range of poultry diseases for sales globally. In the future, Phibro expects to expand production to include vaccines for livestock and aquaculture.Making the announcement in Sligo today, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D, said, “This significant investment by Phibro is a great vote of confidence in Sligo, and will offer even more opportunities for local residents and communities to grow and thrive.“It further strengthens Ireland’s Life Sciences capability in the North West and builds on a series of new IDA projects announced for Sligo and elsewhere in the region over recent times.”Minister for Business, Enterprise & Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, said, “I was delighted to see Phibro announce that their first biologicals manufacturing location in Europe will be in Sligo, creating up to 150 highly skilled jobs. “This has been a fantastic few weeks for Sligo with announcements from Abtran, E3 Retail, and Live Tiles, showing how the county is benefiting from both indigenous and FDI investment. This is another example of the success of our commitment under the Regional Action Plans for Jobs to ensure we have the right conditions in place to encourage job creation in regional locations.”Jack Bendheim, Phibro’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “The creation of Phibro Ireland marks an important milestone in our development as a leading global player in the animal health biological market.“The winning combination of Phibro’s expertise in the development and manufacture of biological products, the driven and experienced workforce available in the Sligo area, and the strong support of the IDA makes us very excited about the potential of the Sligo facility.”The new roles will include management, quality analysis, quality control, regulatory, engineering, operators and maintenance staff. For more information on the new roles email hr.sligo@pahc.com.North West jobs boost announced at new biotech facility was last modified: July 5th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:jobsPhibro irelandsligolast_img read more

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BRAVE MARIE LODGES APPEAL IN RIGHT-TO-DIE CASE

first_imgDonegal woman Marie Fleming has lodged an appeal against the High Court’s rejection of her right-to-die bid.The terminally-ill Lifford woman, who is in the final stages of multiple sclerosis, lost her landmark legal action last week to be allowed end her life by assisted suicide.The brave 59 year old lodged her appeal at the Supreme Court office yesterday afternoon and it is expected her lawyers will apply today for an urgent hearing. It is thought, because of the seriousness of the case, the appeal will be heard by a seven-judge Supreme Court.Ms Fleming’s partner Tom Curran confirmed last night an appeal was being taken but would not comment further.Last week, a three-judge High Court ruled the absolute ban on assisted suicide does not disproportionately infringe Ms Fleming’s personal rights under the Constitution and is wholly justified in the public interest to protect vulnerable people.The court awarded costs of the case to Ms Fleming against the State on grounds the action raised issues of exceptional public interest. BRAVE MARIE LODGES APPEAL IN RIGHT-TO-DIE CASE was last modified: January 17th, 2013 by StephenShare 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:appealMARIE FLEMINGright to dielast_img read more

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JASON STANDS OUT FROM THE FIELD WITH TRACTOR RIDE TO PROM!

first_imgJason Cole certainly knows how to impress a girl.Jason and Chantelle make tracks for the prom!Some guys hire a limo or pull up in a sports car for a date.But that would have been too predictable for our Jason. So you can imagine his date Chantel Kelly’s face when he pulled up in a tractor to take stunning Chantel to the Deele College prom last night.Jason even rounded off the look by wearing a purple tie to match the purple ribbons he decorated his tractor with.Who said romance is dead?!JASON STANDS OUT FROM THE FIELD WITH TRACTOR RIDE TO PROM! was last modified: October 9th, 2014 by StephenShare 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:Chantel Kellydeele collegedonegalJason ColeRaphoelast_img read more

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Holiday trees can be put with ordinary trash

first_imgSANTA CLARITA – Planting your brittle Christmas tree on the curb will help new trees to sprout, though not in the cement below. Trash haulers will collect the trees during their regular rounds through Jan. 14 and chip them into mulch or compost rather than dumping the tired tannenbaums in landfills. “Last year, we pretty much diverted more than 265 tons of Christmas trees,” said Ben Lucha, the city’s environmental projects development coordinator. The city is hoping the program is a big hit again this year. The resulting mulch is spread as a protective ground cover around trees and in flower beds, and compost provides nutrients in farming. Lucha said the recycled product likely will be exported outside the city. The city does, however, recycle clippings from the landscaped medians and parks. Judy O’Rourke, (661) 257-5255 judy.orourke@dailynews.com 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORERose Parade grand marshal Rita Moreno talks New Year’s Day outfit and ‘West Side Story’ remake Blue Barrel Disposal-Waste Management and Consolidated Disposal Services have asked customers to discard unadorned and unflocked trees – minus the stand – along with their everyday trash. The service is free. Lucha said people tend to generate more trash during the holiday season than at any other time and he encourages recycling whenever possible. “Reuse gift wrappings. Instead of wrapping paper for a kid, get their favorite comic strip, wrap it in that,” he said. “When people stop, and start using their imagination to find creative ways to give gifts, they can surprise themselves and find ways to reduce waste at the same time.” Using rechargeable batteries and shutting off holiday lights before turning in at night also can conserve funds and resources. For more conservation tips, call the city’s Environmental Services division at (661) 286-4098. last_img read more

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Softball Advances to MVC Title Game with 2-0 Win Over Valparaiso

first_imgNewman, who struck out the first nine Crusaders of the contest, didn’t allow her first walk until the fifth inning when Jaymee Lawton reached with one out. Newman quickly erased the runner by getting the next two outs. Her next walk started the seventh inning as Addi Burke reached. Newman dug in and retired the next two hitters before striking out Lawton to end the game and send Drake to its seventh MVC Championship game in program history. She struck out the side four times Friday. PDF Box Score Story Links Saturday, the Bulldogs will try to win their fourth MVC Tournament title and first since 2008. The winner of the championship game earns the Valley’s automatic berth to the 2018 NCAA Tournament. Print Friendly Version Watch Live ESPN+ In the third inning, Macy Johnson (Winterset, Iowa) drew a one-out walk and then stole second base. After Taryn Pena (Columbia, Ill.) struck out, Kailee Smith (Murrieta, Calif.) hit an RBI single to right center field with two outs that scored Johnson for a 1-0 lead. Top-seeded Drake (42-10) advances to Saturday’s title game at 1 p.m. where it will play the winner of Friday’s other semifinal matchup between No. 2 Missouri State and No. 3 Southern Illinois. Southern Illinois 5/12/2018 – 1 PM Photo Gallery center_img Preview In the fourth inning, Kelsey Wright (Olathe, Kan.) led off with walk. Abby Buie (Gardner, Kan.) pinch ran for Wright and moved to second on Newman’s single through the left side. Tasha Alexander (Eddyville, Iowa) then dropped a perfect sacrifice bunt to move Buie and pinch runner Melissa Schlotzhauer (Pilot Grove, Mo.) to third and second. Mandi Roemmich (West Des Moines, Iowa) then followed with a sacrifice fly to center field that plated Buie and added an insurance run, 2-0. Drake had five hits in the game, but the Bulldogs did an excellent job of manufacturing both runs. It is the third no-hitter for Newman, who struck out 15 batters, this season and second against Valparaiso (27-24) this year. With the win, she improved to 20-3 on the season and just missed her first-ever perfect game by allowing two walks. Live Stats Nicole Newman (Madison, Wis.) threw the fourth no-hitter in Missouri Valley Conference Tournament history to help lead the Drake University softball team to a 2-0 win over Valparaiso Friday night at Buel Field. Next Game: Full Schedule Roster last_img read more

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Paidah falls to Vipers at Zombe

first_img Tags: Paidha Black AngelsStarTimes Uganda Premier Leaguevipers sc Nkuubi (18) scored the winner against Paidha on Wednesday. (Vipers Photo)Paidha Black Angels 0-1 Vipers ScThe Black Angels fall to Vipers SC 0-1 in one of the five StarTimes Uganda Premier league games played on Wednesday.Brian Nkuubi taped in from Ibrahim Tembo’s long throw to give  Vipers an early goal in the 18th minute.The venoms missed a couple of chances when they got fouled around the penalty area but the free kicks were cleared by Paidah defenders.In the 25minute the relegated side won a free kick but Henry Katongole cleared the ball.Andrew Kidega tried to shot the ball but his efforts went wide in the 31st minute to deny Paidah an equalizer.Both teams got more chances to score especially the visitors who missed a couple of chances when Duncan Sseninde saw a curling shot go inches wide in the 37th minute.In the 58th minute Tom Masiko as well missed a one on one with the keeper Pius Dibala as he stirred his effort wide.Dan Serunkuma twisted his ankle and paved way for Uganda cranes player Hamis Diego Kiiza in the 61th minute.Brian Nkuubi and Taddeo Lwanga were cautioned by the referee for fouling.Vipers made another change later on by taking off Tom Masiko for Joseph Janjali.Both clubs remain in the current positions, Vipers in the 2nd with 56points while Paidhha is already relegated but with 13points and sit in the 16th place.Brian Nkuubi was the voted Man of the match having scored the lone goal of the day.Comments last_img read more

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