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FCCF scholarship application period open

first_imgBrookville, In. — The application period for scholarships from the Franklin County Community Foundation is now open. Online applications must be received by February 28, 2019. Get more information online here.last_img

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Gomes going from the Lane

first_img Press Association Tottenham have announced that goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes will be leaving the club at the end of his contract. The 33-year-old Brazilian arrived in 2008 to much fanfare in a £7.8million deal, playing a key role in Spurs’ run to the Champions League quarter-finals three years later. However, Gomes made the last of his 135 appearances for the north Londoners in November 2011 and will be leaving the club this summer. center_img A statement on the club’s official website,, said: “Heurelho Gomes is to leave the club at the conclusion of his contract next month and we would like to wish the popular goalkeeper all the best for the future.” Gomes has acted as third-choice goalkeeper behind Hugo Lloris and Brad Friedel in recent seasons and made nine Bundesliga appearances on loan at Hoffenheim last season. last_img read more

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Roza wins Roger Willey 5K for 2nd time

first_imgELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth American’s David Roza claimed first place overall in the 5K run at this year’s Roger Willey Road Race on Saturday at the Down East Family YMCA.Roza’s time of 16 minutes, 45 seconds marked his second consecutive win in the race and was 1:14 better than that of the next competitor, Evan Merchant of Beals. Lubec’s Peter Williams was third with a time of 18:19, and Adam Murphy’s 21:48 earned him a fourth-place finish.Tricia Brown of Cherryfield was the 5K’s top female finisher with a time of 23:16. Close behind her was Franklin’s Veronica Wentworth, who crossed the finish line in 24:01 to earn an eighth-place finish overall.In the 10K race, Bangor’s Tracy Guerrette finished first with a time of 37:39. The top male finisher was Erik Knickerbocker of Hampden, who finished in 38:01. Ellsworth’s Rob Shea was third, and Kris Garcia and Chris Holt rounded out the top five.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textlast_img read more

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Cricket News ENG vs IND, 1st Test, Day 1 HIGHLIGHTS: England 285/9 at stumps

first_imgNew Delhi: After losing ODI series to England, Virat Kohli-led team India will be aiming to clinch the oldest form of the game when they face the host in the first Test match at the Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham. Virat Kohli and Co is at the top of the ICC Test cricket Rankings while Joe Root’s England is at number five. It will be interesting to see when team India braces up for a stern test in difficult English conditions.Also Read | England vs India 1st Test Preview: Virat Kohli and co face tough challenge against resurrected hostsFor LIVE updates:# After 88 overs England 285/9# James Anderson left-handed batsman comes to the crease# Ashwin is on roll; Broad has been given LBW; ENG 283/9# Left-handed batsman Stuart Broad comes to the crease# OUT! Adil Rashid LBW by Ishant; England eight down# England 278/7 after 83 overs# Adil Rashid, the right-handed batsman, comes to the crease# Stokes caught and bowled by Ashwin; England 244/7 after 74 overs# England 240/6 with Sam Curran 1(10) and Stokes 18(30), after 70 overs# After 67 overs England 224/6 with Sam Curran 0(2) and Stokes 3(14)# Left-handed batsman Sam Curran comes to the crease# Buttler walks off minutes after coming to the crease. He has been given LBW!# Jos Buttler, the right-handed batsman, comes to the crease# Umesh Yadav chops away Bairstow, England 223/5 after 66 overs# After 64 overs, England 218/4 with Stokes 0(4) Bairstow 67(84)# Ben Stokes, the left-handed batsman, comes to the crease# Run Out!! Root fails to bag century as he walks off at 80 (156)# After 60 overs ENG 195/3 with Bairstow 46 (67) and Root 78(153)# After 47 overs ENG 145/3 with Bairstow 16(24) and Root 55 (118)# Jonny Bairstow, the right handed batsman, comes to the crease# Shami to Malan, out Lbw!! # After 38 overs, ENG 108/2# After 36 overs, ENG 100/2 with Root 39 (90) and Malan 3 (6)# Left-hander batsman Dawid Malan comes to the crease.# Mohammad Shami sent Jennings back to Pavillion, that’s a Bowled out!# Its LUNCH, ENG 83/1 after 28 overs# With the completion of 25 overs, ENG 76/1 Root(31) and Jennings (31) out in the middle# After 21 overs, ENG 66/1# After 15 overs, ENG 46/1 with Root (11) and Jennings (21) at crease.# Its a MAIDEN from R Ashwin, ENG 45/1 after 13 overs# After 12 overs, ENG 45/1 with Joe Root (11) and Keaton Jennings (20) out in the middle# 8.5 Overs: Ashwin to Cook, out Bowled and Ashwin finds the first breakthrough for India. Huge wicket!! Cook b Ashwin 13(28)# After 8 Overs, England are 25/0 Keaton Jennings and Alastair Cook are at the crease for England and will start the proceedings for the day. For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

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Roland-Jones extends Middlesex contract

first_imgMiddlesex have extended Toby Roland-Jones’ contract to the end of the 2014 domestic season.Roland-Jones, 23, has emerged as a key player for the club and underlined his potential by taking 68 wickets at an average of 22 in the last two seasons.His excellent form earned him an inclusion in England’s winter Performance Programme.AdChoices广告“It is great to have secured Toby’s services for at least the next three years,” said Middlesex managing director of cricket Angus Fraser.“Toby is an extremely talented and hard-working player. Hopefully he will be bowling for Middlesex CCC for the next 10 years or more.“Toby has come a long way in an extremely short space of time. This time two years ago there was a danger he may have slipped out of the game.“He is now one of the most exciting young bowlers in the country – and there is still plenty of scope for him to become an even better bowler.”Feature: Ones to watch in 2012 Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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Malteenoes All Stars beaten by QPCC in semi-final of Unicom T20 tournament

first_imgTHE Malteenoes All Stars ended their run in the University of the West Indies (UWI) Unicom T20 cricket tournament after falling to the Queen’s Park Cricket Club by 55 runs on Friday evening, in semi-final one at the Sir Frank Worrell Cricket ground at UWI-SPEC in Trinidad.The Guyanese team won the toss and opted to bowl first, but the home team was up to the task.Several of their batsmen had starts, which propelled them to 160-7 in their allotted overs.Tion Webster and Nicholas Alexis led the attack with 37 (from 26 balls) and 35 (from 21 balls) respectively, while Justin Guillen finished with 25 runs from 19 balls.Left arm spinner Anthony Adams was the pick of the visiting bowlers. He grabbed 3-34, while Quintin Sampson took 2-31 from three overs.In the chase, Trevon Griffith scored 23 runs from 12 balls, while Raj Nannan finished with 17 runs from 20 balls, but overall, the Guyanese batsmen had little answer for Christopher Vincent and Jon Russ Jaggessar, who combined for seven wickets, which helped to restrict Malteenoes All Stars to 105 in 17.1 overs.Man-of-the-match Vincent took 4-25 from four overs, while Jaggessar took 3-21.  Support came from Dexter Sween who finished with 2-36 from four overs.last_img read more

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Women’s hoops steps up intensity

first_imgLin Zastrow, along with the rest of the Badgers, improved her play against Michigan State.[/media-credit]After all the heartbreaking, last-minute losses Wisconsin has suffered this season, the Badgers finally got some revenge Sunday, downing Michigan State 54-51 at the Kohl Center.In front of a season-high 14,657 fans, the Badgers held off the Spartans, who led the Big Ten standings entering Sunday’s contest.“It was awesome,” forward Tara Steinbauer said of the win. “Especially knocking off the No. 1 seeded team in the conference was really big for us.”Although the Badgers came out on top against the Spartans, the game was eerily similar to the tough losses they have endured throughout the conference season.With 24 seconds remaining, the Badgers’ Jade Davis had an opportunity for two shots at the free-throw line, leading 51-50 over MSU. Davis hit both shots, giving UW the lead with one last defensive possession left in the game.The situation resembled Wisconsin’s last home game, when Indiana took the ball with just under 40 seconds remaining in regulation trailing by three following an UW free throw.In that game, the Hoosiers’ Kim Roberson hit an open 3-pointer to send the game into overtime and give IU the momentum needed to win the game in overtime.So, when Michigan State fired up three shots from beyond the arc in the final 24 seconds of play Sunday, the Badgers were relieved to find that the Spartans failed to connect on all three attempts.“At the end of the game we said that those three misses that they had at the end counted for all the ones that people made on us,” forward Lin Zastrow said. “It feels good to finally get a win in a close game, especially against someone like Michigan State.”After proving Sunday they could win a close game in the final seconds, the Badgers are playing as well right now as they have all season.Although Wisconsin is just 2-2 since breaking a season long five-game losing streak, it could just as easily have gone 4-0 over the same stretch.“This is the perfect time to play the way we are, especially against two good teams,” Zastrow said. “We’re creating a lot of momentum going into the Big Ten Tournament.”Following the overtime home loss against the Hoosiers, the Badgers let a victory slip through their hands on the road against the Iowa Hawkeyes.Wisconsin led 32-30 at the half, the first time they went to the locker room with a lead after the first half since leading 24-15 against Penn State, a game they went on to lose in overtime.Unfortunately, they came out flat in the second half, going scoreless in the first five minutes of play while going 0-for-8 from the floor during that period.If UW could have won the game in Iowa City, it would currently be riding a four-game winning streak with a chance to extend it to five games before heading into the Big Ten Tournament.Despite the two losses, the Badgers feel they are peaking at just the right time of the year.“This team is getting hot at the right time, and these Badgers are a great group of young women,” UW head coach Lisa Stone said following Sunday’s win. “I’m so lucky and proud to coach them every single day, and I’m looking forward to making a big run here late.”The way the Badgers have improved of late has a lot to do with the greater balance in scoring they have achieved over the entire 40 minutes of each game to overcome the loss of Mariah Dunham following her dismissal from the team.One player who has really stepped up over the Badgers’ recent stretch is Steinbauer, who has done an excellent job filling in for Dunham.In the last four games, Wisconsin has had at least three players score in double figures in each game. In the last two, the Badgers had five players reach double figures at Iowa and four at home Sunday against Michigan State.“If we can get that kind of even scoring distribution every game, I think we’re going to be in pretty good shape,” Steinbauer said. “I think it’s just one of those things that comes the more you play together. We’ve just been doing a really fantastic job of sharing the ball recently, and it’s really shown in our scoring.”last_img read more

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Unforced errors continue to haunt SU as recent slide continues

first_imgUnforced errors continue to drag Syracuse down.Outside hitter Samantha Clarey struck a ball out of bounds to end what had been a competitive first set against Pittsburgh on Sunday afternoon. Two net violations in the early stages of the set and four Syracuse attacking errors helped the Panthers pull away for a 25-22 win.The Orange continued to give Pitt easy points in a three-set sweep by the Panthers. The unforced errors cost Syracuse crucial points in what was otherwise a competitive match. The mistakes are one of the main causes of the Orange’s recent slide. SU has lost six of its last eight games with some coming against teams they expected to beat, including Buffalo and Binghamton.“It was a lot of unforced mistakes, a lot of errors,” Syracuse head coach Leonid Yelin said. “This is the game, unfortunately. If we made less errors it might have been different.”The net violations were a symptom of aggressive play, Syracuse assistant coach Stephanie Cantway said. The coaching staff has been stressing assertiveness on the block, so those errors came as a side effect. Mistakes in other facets of the game ultimately became critical.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“When we’re blocking well, we’re going to have some errors; it’s kind of a give and take,” Cantway said. “When you’re being aggressive and hitting well and serving well, you can have errors. But we weren’t being aggressive in those areas and still had errors, and that’s what got us to where we are.”Those attacking woes worsened as the match went on. The Orange made five errors each in the second and third sets of the match. Its hitting rate dropped from .275 in the first set to .147 in the second and .065 in the third. Outside hitter Silvi Uattara posted nearly as many kills and attacking errors as the rest of the team combined. Hitting mistakes kept the Orange from establishing a consistent offensive game.Service struggles disrupted Syracuse nearly as much. The team made four service errors in the match, and most of them came at important points.Andrea Fisher hit a serve out of bounds to give Pitt a 13-11 advantage and start a 3-0 run in the second set. When the Orange got the serve back, Emily Betteridge hit a serve into the net to swing the momentum back to Pitt. The Panthers began pulling away soon after.Fisher, who despite tallying six kills made three attacking errors and two service errors, said the team gets flustered when one player makes a mistake, and it leads to even more mistakes.“As a team, if someone makes an error, it kind of affects all of us,” Fisher said. “We really need to work on just staying focused individually and not letting our errors affect us.”Yelin said careless mistakes have been Syracuse’s downfall in losses against beatable competition. He knows it’s something his team needs to improve upon as it enters the thick of Big East competition.“A lot of times this year we’ve lost because of our mistakes,” Yelin said. “It’s discipline and focus, and that’s something we need to change.” Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on October 8, 2012 at 1:12 am Contact Jacob: jspramuk@syr.educenter_img Commentslast_img read more

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Morris II, McFarlane turn in strong performances against Florida State

first_img Published on November 17, 2013 at 1:16 pm Contact David: | @DBWilson2 Facebook Twitter Google+ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — There were few positives for Syracuse to take away from Saturday’s 59-3 loss to No. 2 Florida State, but Scott Shafer is pleased that viewers got to see something that he’s known all along.“I was really pleased with the two young guys I’ve been talking about since I got the job,” the Orange’s head coach said.George Morris II and Devante McFarlane, who have spent the season buried on the depth chart behind Jerome Smith and Gulley, received the bulk of the action in Saturday’s loss. Morris led the Orange with 21 carries and piled up 67 yards on the ground. McFarlane’s 13 carries ranked second on the team and he led SU with 81 rushing yards and 23 receiving yards.With the game out of hand early and Gulley already knocked out with an injury on his first carry, Syracuse decided not to risk anything. Smith carried the ball just five times — all in the first half.The Orange turned to Morris and McFarlane. Morris said he had a feeling he would get most of the action with Gulley and Smith on the sideline — he received the second most carries in last week’s win over Maryland when Gulley was pulled because of an ankle injury. Shafer wanted to keep his team healthy, but he also wanted to see how Morris and McFarlane would fare against an elite FSU team.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“You’ve got to be very disciplined,” Morris said. “Go with your first read and not do too much.”Morris was most impressed by Florida State’s sideline-to-sideline speed. He felt he could still break runs on the outside, but big plays were tough to come by.Morris’ day wasn’t spectacular, but running well against the Seminoles was still something to be proud of.“It feels good to say that,” Morris said. “You hung with the No. 2 team in the nation and you gave it your best shot.”McFarlane had more success in the explosive plays department. His only catch made him Syracuse’s leading receiver in terms of yardage and he busted a team-best 28-yard run during the second half. McFarlane also led the Orange with 6.2 yards per carry.“I think we’ve got two very good football players and they’re just young pups coming up through and we’re going to have them for a few years,” Shafer said, “so I was excited to see those guys get a chance and run around a little bit.” Commentslast_img read more

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Syracuse relents early lead, comes up short at Wake Forest

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ After jumping out to an early lead Saturday, Syracuse couldn’t finish the job it started and lost its first of two weekend road tests.The Orange (7-10, 2-9 Atlantic Coast) won the doubles point and looked in control during singles play before falling 4-3 to Wake Forest (13-11, 3-9) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.The doubles tandem of Amanda Rodgers and Rhiann Newborn made quick work of Andrea Retolaza and Xue Zhang, winning 8-3. Breanna Bachini and Nicole Mitchell then won their match in a tiebreaker after previously falling behind 7-5, clinching the doubles point for SU.Syracuse’s Valeria Salazar was the first Syracuse player to win a singles match. She disposed of Zhang, 6-4, 6-2, at second singles.At third singles, Newborn also won for the Orange, beating Samantha Asch in straight sets, 7-5, 7-5.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse’s fourth through sixth singles players, however, were not as fortunate. Bachini lost to Luisa Fernandez at the No. 4 spot, 6-2, 7-5. Komal Safdar lost a competitive match at fifth singles, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, to Karen Forman. At sixth singles, Mitchell won only one game in a straight-set loss to Courtney Meredith.With the match tied at 3-3, Syracuse’s fate for the day rested on the shoulders of Rodgers, SU’s No. 1 singles player. And for a moment, it looked like she might send the Orange off a winner.After splitting the first two sets, Rodgers held a 4-2 and 5-4 lead in the third set against Kimmy Guerin. But she ultimately lost it in a tiebreaker and thus dropped the match, 3-6, 7-6, 7-6.Syracuse still has a chance to salvage the road trip and will seek its third ACC victory when it meets Virginia Tech (13-7, 4-6) on Sunday at 10 a.m. in Blacksburg, Virginia. Comments Published on April 11, 2015 at 5:37 pm Contact Michael: mdburk01@syr.edulast_img read more

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