Sliding to fifth, Teng grateful to get picked by Alaska

first_imgJeron Teng was picked fifth by Alaska in the 2017 PBA Rookie Draft. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netJeron Teng falling to fifth in the 2017 PBA Rookie Draft may have come as a surprise to some, but that’s the least of the 23-year-old’s concerns.“For me, it doesn’t matter when I was picked because I’m just happy making my dream to be a PBA player come true,” Teng, who was selected by Alaska, said. “Ever since I was young, I was looking to follow the footsteps of my dad. I’m happy that my name was called and went to a team that has a good reputation in Alaska.”ADVERTISEMENT And how fitting is it that the La Salle stalwart will start his professional career with the same franchise his dad Alvin last played for in 2002.“Everyone told me that in Alaska, they treat every one like family. So I’m happy that I’ll be part of the Alaska family here in the PBA,” the younger Teng said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogHowever, the 6-foot-2 swingman knows being in the top five also comes with its own sets of responsibilities, one of which is to fill the void left by the departure of gunslinger Dondon Hontiveros.“I’m up for the challenge. But I know that I have to start from zero and I have to work for my minutes. If I have to, then I’ll do it, I’ll work hard even more. I want to prove myself here in the PBA and that’s what I’ll do. I’ll put more work into it,” he said. MOST READ 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 Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours View comments It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? LATEST STORIES Teng is also excited to play with Calvin Abueva.“We know the kind of player he is, and if you see your star player giving that much energy, it’s going to be infectious. I’m very excited to play for him.”One thing’s for sure, Teng won’t have much adjustments to make in learning the Aces’ defensive schemes especially its full-court press having played for Aldin Ayo, who is also known for his relentless ball pressure, at La Salle.“We’re also pressing hard in La Salle, so I think if we do that here in Alaska, it won’t be new to me,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Kershaw buries head in hands as Astros dump Dodgers OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funnylast_img read more

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Cuban fined for overstaying in Guyana

first_imgA 43-year-old Cuban, who claimed that he came to Guyana in search of a job, was on Friday fined by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts for overstaying in the country.Eulices Marquez Echevarria, a cook, admitted to the charge which detailed that between August 14 and 15, 2019, he failed to comply with conditions submitted with a permit that has been granted, that is to stay from June 14, 2019, to July 13, 2019, in Guyana.In an explanation to the court via an interpreter, Echevarria told the court “I didn’t know…I came here to work and see the country”.However, facts presented by Police Prosecutor Gordan Mansfield stated that on June 14, 2019, Echevarria came to Guyana via the Cheddi Jagan International Airport and was granted a one month stay in the country.The prosecutor further added that on August 14, 2019, Echevarria was going to Brazil when he was stopped by Police at Mabura. The ranks asked the defendant to provide his travel documents, during which it was discovered that he had overstayed. He was later transported to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) headquarters where he was questioned and later charged for the offence.Chief Magistrate McLennan fined the foreign national $20,000 with an alternative of eight weeks in prison. He was also ordered to be deported.last_img read more

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Body found in ’99 was local teen

first_img“In this case, Danielle had been a runaway apparently, like, nine previous times,” sheriff’s Detective Joseph Martinez said. “I guess the mother just felt that she would return, because that was a habit she had. She would be gone for weeks or months at a time and she would return.” The girl’s mother, Carolyn Hutton, declined to comment Tuesday, saying only that she hoped anyone with information about her daughter’s disappearance would come forward. At the time the body was found, authorities estimated it had been in the ground for two to three months, which means that Danielle would have been alive for several months after she went missing, Martinez said. “She most likely was staying with friends,” Martinez said. Anyone with more information on the case is asked to call Martinez, at (323) 890-5500. alex.dobuzinskis@dailynews.com (661) 257-5253 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! SANTA CLARITA – A body found nearly eight years ago in the Angeles National Forest has been identified as that of a teenage girl who was reported missing only last year, officials said Tuesday. Danielle Hutton was 16 in June 1998, when she disappeared after visiting a dentist’s office in Newhall. Authorities said her mother hired a private detective, but didn’t call police until last year, thinking her daughter had run away and would return on her own. So, it wasn’t until recently that authorities were able to use dental records to identify the body found May 21, 1999, in a shallow grave near Indian Canyon and Soledad Canyon roads. last_img read more

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Putin leaves World Cup ball in Trump’s half

first_img0Shares0000US President Donald Trump threw the soccer ball he received from Russia’s President Vladimir Putin to aides, saying he would keep it for his 12-year-old son © AFP / Brendan SMIALOWSKIHELSINKI, Finland, Jul 16 – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin tried to lighten the mood at a post-summit news conference with American leader Donald Trump on Monday by tossing him a World Cup football.Trump had congratulated his opposite number on Russia’s successful hosting of the competition, which came to a climax on Sunday a day before the Helsinki summit. Facing a barrage of questions about the war in Syrian and Russia’s alleged role in Trump’s 2016 election victory, both men broke into brief smiles as the Kremlin chief handed over the souvenir.“Speaking about having the ball in our court in Syria,” Putin said, in an awkward change of subject. “President Trump has just mentioned that we’ve successfully concluded the football World Cup.“Speaking of football, actually, Mr President, I will give the ball to you and now the ball is in your court. All the more as the United States will host the World Cup in 2026.”A man displaying a placard reading “nuclear weapons ban treaty” was escorted out of the room ahead of a joint press conference by the US and Russian presidents at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki © AFP / Brendan SmialowskiTrump cheerfully returned the compliment, saying he hoped the United States would host an equally successful competition, and promised to give the ball to his 12-year-old son Barron.The exchange appeared to amuse the two leaders but it did not go down so well back in Washington, where many figures from both sides of the political spectrum felt Trump had been too trusting of Putin’s denials of covert interference.“If it were me, I’d check the soccer ball for listening devices and never allow it in the White House,” hawkish Republican Senator Lyndsey Graham said on Twitter.In a separate incident shortly before the presidents arrived for the news conference an apparent protester was dragged away by security bearing a sign referring to the nuclear test ban treaty.0Shares0000(Visited 4 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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Sunderland in for Eto’o after striker snubs West Ham contract offer

first_imgSamuel Eto’o has turned down an offer from West Ham and is now being lined up for a shock switch to Sunderland, talkSPORT understands.The Cameroon striker, who took part in his fourth World Cup in Brazil this summer, is available on a free transfer following his release from Chelsea.The 33-year-old’s agent, Claudio Vigorelli, had been in talks with the West Ham hierarchy about a one-year deal with an option on a further year.However, contrary to recent reports, talkSPORT have been told by sources in Italy the offer made to the ex-Barcelona star fell short of expectations.Eto’o, who hit nine goals in 21 appearances for Chelsea last term, wants to remain in the Premier League and has already declined lucrative offers from Middle East clubs and Turkish giants Besiktas.The four-time African Player of the Year is prepared to take a big pay cut to stay in England despite claims of excessive wage demands.Sam Allardyce said at the weekend he had not given up on a deal for the veteran hitman, but Gus Poyet is now ready to step in and offer Eto’o a contract.The Black Cats boss is keen to add experience to his strikeforce and is hoping to convince Eto’o to move to the north east. 1 Samuel Eto’o in action for Chelsea last_img read more

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Santa Clarita Calendar

first_img Animal show, 1 p.m. at Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. Free. Call (661) 259-7721. Karaoke night, 8 o’clock at VFW Post 6885, 16208 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Call (661) 252-6885. Special Olympics offers athletic training and competition for athletes with learning disabilities throughout the day at various locations in Santa Clarita. New athletes or volunteer coaches can call (661) 253-2121. SUNDAY Bone marrow drive, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at La Mesa Junior High, 26623 May Way, Canyon Country. Call Heart of the Canyons Church at (661) 255-7246. Fiction Light Book Club will discuss “Confessions of a Shopaholic,” 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Call (661) 254-6604. Santa Clarita Runners Club will meet for marathon training, 6:30 a.m. in the parking lot at Granary Square, 25930 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org. Bingo will be played, 10:30 a.m. at Mint Canyon Moose Lodge, 18000 W. Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Call (661) 252-7222. Saugus train station will be open, 1-4 p.m. at Heritage Junction in William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 254-1275. Music jam session, 2 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6885, 16208 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Local musicians welcome. Call (661) 252-6885. MONDAY Free grief seminar, 7 p.m. in the Century Room at City Hall, 23920 W. Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Call (661) 810-9157 or visit www.thegriefprogram.com. Special Olympics offers golf lessons to athletes with learning disabilities, evenings at Vista Valencia Golf Course, 24700 W. Trevino Drive, Valencia. New athletes or volunteer coaches can call (661) 253-2121. TUESDAY Santa Clarita Republican Women will meet, 10 a.m. at Republican Headquarters, 24267 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Call (661) 259-3422. Domino’s pizza night will raise funds for the Valencia Valley Technology Foundation, 4-9 p.m. at Domino’s, 23329 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 254-0300 to place an order. Teen writing workshop, 6 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Call (661) 254-6604. Free health lecture, titled “Caring For Adults at Home: How to Stay Clean and Dry,” 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Santa Clarita Adult Day Health Care, 22903 Soledad Canyon Road, Saugus. Call (661) 253-0700. American Association of University Women will meet, 6:30 p.m. for dinner and a program at Mimi’s Cafe, 24021 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia. Cost: $17. Call Teresa Leonard at (661) 296-3049. Nonaerobic workout in a heated pool for joint and muscle conditioning, 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 253-3593. Santa Clarita Runners Club will work out, 6:15 p.m. at the College of the Canyons track, 26455 N. Rockwell Road, Valencia. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org. Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club will offer an intermediate class, 7-9 p.m. in rooms A1 and 2 at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Call (661) 252-2210 or (661) 255-0463. Barbershop Harmony Singers will rehearse, 7:30-10 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Valley Oaks Village Apartments, 24700 Valley St., Newhall. Call (661) 259-6109 for security-door information. WEDNESDAY Business workshop, titled “Business Marketing Basics,” 9-11 a.m. at the Women’s Business Center, 28460 Avenue Stanford, Suite 100, Valencia. Cost: $20. Call (661) 702-9049. Domino’s pizza night will raise funds for Newhall Elementary School, 4-9 p.m. at Domino’s, 23329 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 254-0300 to place an order. Free yoga workshop, 6:30 p.m. at the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library, 18601 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country. Call Susan Broman at (661) 251-2720. Artists Helping Artists (AHA!) will meet, 7:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Call Trish Lester at (661) 254-1242. Santa Clarita Sunrise Rotary Club will meet, 7:10 a.m. at IHOP, 24737 W. Pico Canyon Road, Stevenson Ranch. Call (661) 250-1023. Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Club will meet, 12:10 p.m. at Marie Callender’s, 27630 The Old Road, Valencia. Call (661) 259-7701. Santa Clarita Valley-Newhall Optimist Club will meet, 7 p.m. at La Rumba, 27600 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. Call (661) 252-7313. Toastmasters will meet, 7 p.m. at the Sierra Hills clubhouse, 28616 Kenroy Ave., Canyon Country. Call Desiree Nascimento at (800) 858-4749, Ext. 114. Valencia Toastmasters will meet, 7 p.m. Call Kim Dickens at (661) 259-8567 or visit www.valenciatoastmasters.org for location. Basic & Advanced Coastal Navigation class, 7-9 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, 23233 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 298-8725 or (661) 259-7201. SCV Underwater Hockey group will play, 8-9 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center, 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway, Canyon Country. Cost: $3. Call Ben Jarvis at (661) 510-2665. Special Olympics offers athletic training and competition for athletes with learning disabilities during the evenings at various locations in Santa Clarita. New athletes or volunteer coaches can call (661) 253-2121. THURSDAY Tyke Hike for siblings of new babies, 3-5 p.m. in the Greeley Building at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, 23845 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 253-8060. Domino’s pizza night will raise funds for Pico Canyon School, 4-9 p.m. at Domino’s Pizza, 23329 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 254-0300 to order a pizza. Business Workshop, titled “Disaster Recovery for Small/Medium Businesses,” 6-8 p.m. at the Women’s Business Center, 28460 Avenue Stanford, Suite 100, Valencia. Call (661) 702-9049 to register. Santa Clarita Embroiderers’ Guild will meet, 6:30-9 p.m. in the West Recreation Room at Parklane Mobile Estates, 20401 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country. Call Diane Stone at (661) 252-3468. Children’s Bureau will have an information meeting for prospective foster or adoptive parents, 6:30-8 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 27265 Luther Drive, Canyon Country. Call (800) 730-3933. Santa Clarita Corvette Club will have a social meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Route 66 Classic Grill, 18730 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country. Call (661) 298-1494. Nonaerobic workout in a heated pool for joint and muscle conditioning, 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 253-3593. Santa Clarita Noon Kiwanis Club will meet, noon-1:30 p.m. at El Torito, 27510 The Old Road, Valencia. Call Janie Choate at (661) 296-8260. Old Town Farmers Market, 4-8 p.m. at 29222 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Call Jenny Aurit at (661) 255-4347. Youth Chess Club will meet, 5:30-8 p.m. at 25864-G Tournament Road, Valencia. Call Jay Stallings at (661) 288-1705. Evening Kiwanis Club will meet, 6:15 p.m. at Mulligan’s, 25848 Tournament Road, Valencia. Call Amy Spencer at (661) 255-6714. Santa Clarita Runners Club will meet for tempo runs, 6:15 p.m. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org for location. To submit an event for the Daily News calendar, contact Sharon Cotal two weeks prior to the event at (661) 257-5256, fax her at (661) 257-5262, e-mail her at sharon.cotal@dailynews.com or write to her at 24800 Avenue Rockefeller, Valencia, CA 91355. 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 MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Paws 4 Healing dogs will be available for read-aloud sessions with children, 1-3 p.m. at the Valencia Library, 23743 W. Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Call (661) 259-8942. Workshop for aspiring filmmakers, 2-4 p.m. at the Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Call (661) 286-4037 to R.S.V.P. Santa Clarita Runners Club will meet for a morning run, 7 o’clock in the parking lot at Starbucks, 26415 Bouquet Canyon Road, Valencia. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org. Free wellness workshop will present research about stubborn weight, fatigue and hormone imbalance, 10-11:30 a.m. at the office of Dr. Larry Cart, 24868 Apple St., Suite 101, Newhall. Call (661) 284-6233. Saugus train station will be open, 1-4 p.m. at Heritage Junction in William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave. Call (661) 254-1275. Grand opening of Santa Clarita Valley Medical Plaza, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the corner of Valencia Boulevard and McBean Parkway in Valencia. Call (888) 432-5464. Thanksgiving story time and craft, 10 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Call (661) 254-6604. Authors Jule Selbo and Laura Peters will sign their book, “Pilgrim Girl,” 10 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Call (661) 254-6604. Casting call for “To Kill A Mockingbird,” 10 a.m.-1 p.m. for children under 18 and 1-4 p.m. for adults at the Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Call the Canyon Theatre Guild at (661) 799-2702. last_img read more

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Drake Relays Adds Four to Officials Wall of Honor

first_imgDes Moines, Iowa – At the annual Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee Officials Reception on Sunday, April 3, 2016, the Relays Committee inducted four officials and volunteers to the Officials Wall of Honor including Wayne Fleishman, David Groen, Bud Legg and David Metz with a combined total of 122 years of Relays experience.The Wall of Honor was established in 1993, thanks to the family of Ray McAdam, a 40-year Relays official who passed away in 1993. His son, Scott, has been a Drake Relays official since 1969 and serves as the head judge for the throwing events. Wayne Fleishman worked as a marshal for the Drake Relays from 1988 until retiring in 2013 as an official.  He coached varsity girl’s track for 17 years for the Carlisle Wildcats and worked indoor and outdoor meets as an official at UNI as well.  Fleishman remembered sitting on the timers stand with 3 inches of snow covering the officials in 1994, chatting with Gwen Torrence while they waited for Carl Lewis to run.An official since 1990, Dr. David Groen currently officiates the horizontal jumps, but started as an umpire.  Groen attended his first Drake Relays in 1975 to watch his sister run the 220 yard dash and that’s when he became a track and field fan.  While running for Sioux Center High School, he participated in the Drake Relays which then carried over to Iowa State. Coach Steve Lynn from Iowa State (2015 inductee into the Drake Relays Coaches Hall of Fame), encouraged David to become an official and he’s been a mainstay ever since with memories of working with several long time Relays officials. Bud Legg is being honored for his 42 years of service to the Drake Relays in various capacities with the press box and splits crew.  He spent 35 years in education, served as an official and coached cross country and track and field.  Bud was recruited in 1974 by Mike Henderson for variety of duties at the Relays and has been a member of the split-timing and results crew ever since, currently working with Mike Jay.  He has also helped in the press box for girls and boys state track meets since 1974.  Bud recalled working alongside Jim Duncan, Mike Henderson and Paul Morrison. The final honoree is David Metz, a combined events official who has worked from 1988 to the present.  He became an official when his father-in-law, Jim Heikes, recruited him to help with the Adel crew.  He also officiates high school and junior high track meets in Indianola.  A favorite Drake Relays memory was watching his fraternity brother, Jeff Nielsen from Simpson College, run next to Herschel Walker in the men’s 100 meter dash, and he’s enjoyed many conversations with our talented officials. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

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DONEGAL SPORTSTAR REVIEW FOR FEBRUARY

first_imgThe Donegal Sports Star Awards review of sporting successes in February highlights a fantastic month for athletics in the county.Mark English retained his Irish 800 metre title and qualified for the European Indoor Finals in Prague while fellow Letterkenny man Danny Mooney won the Senior Men’s 1,500m Final at the AAI Indoor Games in Athlone which put him inside the qualifying time for the same championships. English was presented with his 2014 Overall Donegal Sports Star Award by Chairperson Neil Martin at the weekend after being unable to attend the presentation ceremony in the Mount Errigal Hotel at the end of January due to his participation in an international athletics meeting in New York.The UCD medical student and Mooney were subsequently named on the Irish senior team for Prague. English secured his time at an Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham finishing sixth in a time of 1:47:17. The following day the Letterkenny man retained his Irish senior indoor title in Athlone in a time of 1:51:34.Mooney also finished third in an indoor mile race at Athlone IT in a time of 4.03.88 where the winner American Ben Blankenship broke the first sub 4 minute mile in Ireland.It was a good month for Donegal athletics as LYIT student John Kelly won the Irish Universities Indoor Shot Putt title at Athlone IT setting a new Donegal record with a throw of 15.83m. And later in February at the Irish Indoor Finals Kelly, a member of the Finn Valley Club, took silver in the Shot Putt with a throw of 15.97m. Also in Athlone Mary McLoone won her 10th gold medal after taking the triple jump title with a leap of 12.10 metres. Milford’s Brendan Boyce came second in the 5k walk. The Magee family from Raphoe was in top form at the Irish National Badminton Championships in Lisburn. Chloe won the Ladies Singles and along with Sam took the Mixed Doubles title. Sam and Joshua won the Men’s Doubles. Their cousin Kyle Magee won both the Boys U-15 Singles and Mixed Doubles. Chloe’s niece Rachael Darragh was a beaten finalist in both the Ladies Singles and Doubles Finals.Also in February the Magees were members of the Irish team that lost to Denmark at the quarter-finals stage of the European Team Championships in Belgium. The highlight of the Irish performance was the win by Chloe Magee over Line Kjaersfeldt who was two places above her in the rankings (21-17), (21-23) (21-11).There was a super success for Dungloe man Shaun Sharkey who was a member of the Irish team that won the European 8 Ball Pool Championship in Paris defeating England in the final. In motorsport there was a first major rally success for Donagh Kelly (Frosses) and Kevin Flanagan (Derry) who won the Galway International while the victors in the National section were Ardara’s Declan Gallagher and Ryan Moore (Letterkenny).Later in the month Kelly and Flanaghan in their Ford Focus WRC won the opening round of the National Rally Championship in Abbeyleix, Co. Laois.There was success for three members of Stranorlar’s Viking Fit Powerlifting Club at the national championships in Cork. Paulina Coleman won the Bench Press and came third in the squat dead lift. Her husband Mick a reigning world champion won the equip bench press and came second in the raw bench. Letterkenny businessman John Watson became dead lift champion and he was second in the bench press. Another reigning world champion Maria McShane came second in the deadlift and set a new Irish record. Also in Cork, Fit-Hub Letterkenny’s Sinead Doherty won the 140kg dead lift.The Donegal Women’s veterans atheltics team took silver medals at the National Masters and Intermediate Cross-Country Championships in Tuam. The Finn Valley Women won the Club Masters title while Letterkenny AC’s Natasha Adams was the first individual home. The Donegal Ladies Bowls won the IIBA Women’s Inter-zone title at Killyclogher overcoming Armagh who were looking to win the title for a seventh time. It was a very good month for the Donegal Ladies senior side who won their opening three NFL Division 2 games against Down, Ulster champions Armagh and Clare.There was promising news for young Raphoe Hockey Club members Ben Wallace and Alexander Tinney who were named on the Ireland U16 panel.It was a good end to February for Ballybofey’ Larissa Muldoon who scored a crucial second half try that gave Ireland a super 11-8 Six Nations win over England in Ashbourne. Also on the winning team was Fahan’s Nora Stapleton.Earlier in the month Muldoon and Stapleton both featured as the half-back partnership as the Irish scored a 30-5 win over Italy in Florence but the pair also experienced defeat the following week in the second Six Nations game going down 10-5 to France in Ashbourne. Letterkenny native Kieran O’Gorman came on for the final ten minutes as the Irish Club representative side lost 23-18 to Scotland in Galashiels. At the beginning of the month North West Snooker Club members Aidan and Sean Devenney, Conor and Eamonn Harkin and Ronan Whyte reached the semi-finals of the All-Ireland Snooker Championships in Killarney.Four Donegal girls Ciana Brogan, Caoimhe Walsh and Zoe Green from Lagan Harps and Aoife McColgan (Illies) were capped for the Republic of Ireland U16 side at a EUFA Development Tournament in Dublin. A Republic of Ireland squad of home based players that played Wales in two away international friendlies included Letterkenny Rovers quartet Gareth Doherty, Adrian Delap, Jason McGee and Daire O’Baoill along with Lee McCarron of Finn Harps. A Doherty penalty in the first game gave the Irish a 1-0 win over the Welsh.Donegal County Council are the exclusive sponsors of the Donegal Sports Star Awards which take place annually at the end of January. The organizing committee is already preparing for the big 40th awards celebrations. For further information go to donegalsportsstarawards.ie or Facebook Donegalsports Starawards.DONEGAL SPORTSTAR REVIEW FOR FEBRUARY was last modified: March 21st, 2015 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)last_img read more

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For the time being, ex-Warrior Andre Iguodala stuck in Memphis

first_imgDiscouraging words for Andre Iguodala.Sources: Memphis wants three-time champion Andre Iguodala to report to training camp and is refusing right now to engage in buyout, which would prevent Iguodala from finishing a Hall of Fame career on his terms because this may be his final NBA season.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) September 9, 2019 The former Warriors lynchpin during the team’s five consecutive runs to the NBA Finals, Iguodala was traded to Memphis — reluctantly — by …last_img

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Football Friday at SchoolNet SA

first_img“At first just two of us had football shirts this morning, then two other teammates went out and bought shirts, and another teammate is out buying a shirt as we speak.” The staff at SchoolNet South Africa celebrate Football Friday.Some of the team that work on SchoolNet SA’s youth employability programme. (Photo: SchoolNet South Africa)SchoolNet South Africa staff members take time out to get excited about the 2010 Fifa World Cup™ – getting closer every day! (Photo: SchoolNet South Africa) Share your own Football Friday thoughts, photos and videos Posted on SouthAfrica.info on 5 October 2009.last_img

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