The Vermont Specialty Food Association is sponsoring two workshops on meeting the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011 in Colchester (Hampton Inn) on October 4, 2011 and Rutland (Franklin Conference Center) on November 3, 2011. Known as FSMA 2011, the law will result in some of the most sweeping changes in decades to our food safety and regulatory system. Brian Norder of Vermont Food Consulting Services and Bob Weybright of Weybright and Associates, Inc. will guide participants through key provisions of the law, and, through hands-on exercises, how to write a food safety plan to comply with the law and private food safety audits. Special emphasis will be placed on differences in requirements for small and large producers. This project is funded in part by a USDA Rural Development Grant (USDA-RBEG.). More information of the sessions can be found at www.vtspecialtyfoods.org(link is external). The Vermont Specialty Food Association is a statewide organization representing over 100 food producers and 20 suppliers to the industry. It is one of the nation’s premier statewide associations for the specialty food trade, celebrating 26 years of service to the industry. A complete list of members is available at www.vtspecialtyfoods.org(link is external).
Published on January 20, 2011 at 12:00 pm Point guardJardine is coming off a rather poor shooting night against Pittsburgh, contributing to Syracuse’s subpar performance from the field. He shot just 4-of-13 on the night and is shooting 38.1 percent over his last four games. Meanwhile, Maalik Wayns willed the Wildcats to a thrilling comeback win over Maryland last weekend, finishing with 22 points and hitting a clutch 3-pointer with a little more than one minute to play. Wayns has scored 15-plus points in four of his last five games.Advantage: EvenShooting guardBrandon Triche needs to continue his string of solid performances for the Orange to be successful. He has been the most effective of Syracuse’s three-guard rotation, which also includes Jardine and Dion Waiters. In the second half against Seton Hall two weeks ago, Triche carried the Orange to victory. Fisher, too, has been on fire lately. In a 61-59 loss at Connecticut Monday — when he matched up against Kemba Walker — he scored a career-high 28 points. Thus far in January, he has averaged 19 points and 5.3 assists per game while shooting 48.1 percent from beyond the 3-point line.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textAdvantage: EvenSmall forwardThe uncertainty surrounding Kris Joseph here gives Villanova the edge. He hopes to play against the Wildcats, but until he takes the court, it isn’t a certainty. And even if he does take the court, there are questions about his readiness to play and if he’ll be at full strength. For Villanova, Corey Stokes is averaging 15.8 points per game this season. But perhaps the most overlooked factor of his game is his free-throw shooting. He ranks third in the nation in free-throw percentage, shooting 93.9 percent (62-of-66) on the season.Advantage: VillanovaPower forwardDespite Syracuse’s loss against Pittsburgh Monday, Rick Jackson was his usual self, tallying yet another double-double. He now has 12 in Syracuse’s 19 games. SU senior Jackson and Villanova senior Antonio Pena took similar paths through their teams’ respective lineups in their first three seasons, quickly becoming — and eventually cementing themselves — as rotation fixtures. But Jackson has taken the next step this year into a dominating force down low in the rugged Big East.Advantage: SyracuseCenterA highly touted recruit out of Montrose Christian School in Rockville, Md., Mouphtaou Yarou was something of a disappointment last season, much like current SU freshman center Fab Melo. Yarou only averaged 4.5 points and 3.7 rebounds per game. But this season, he has been much more effective in the middle of the Wildcats’ attack. He had 18 points and 11 rebounds a little more than a week ago in a win over Louisville. Melo, on the other hand, continues to struggle. He only played two minutes in SU’s loss to Pittsburgh.Advantage: VillanovaBenchSyracuse’s bench could be thinned out a little if Joseph doesn’t go. Even if he doesn’t play, SU gets the edge. Boeheim has played nine routinely, with all four players off the bench filling a niche. Villanova, on the other hand, only has one player — Dominic Cheek — who proves to be a dynamic threat off the bench. The Wildcats are a starter-heavy team, as 83.4 percent of their scoring comes from the starting five.Advantage: SyracuseCoachingBoth Jim Boeheim and Jay Wright have done well with their respective teams this season after each losing important players. For Boeheim, it was Wes Johnson, Andy Rautins and Arinze Onuaku. For Wright, it was Scottie Reynolds, Reggie Redding and Taylor King. And yet both coaches have their teams in the Top 10 of the national rankings. Boeheim gets a little edge here because of experience and a bigger early-season turnaround.Advantage: Syracuse— Compiled by Sports Editor Brett LoGiurato, [email protected] Comments Facebook Twitter Google+
17-02.25 400M 16-03.75 4×400 meter relay Â 3 Trey Bender Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 11 ABILENEÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 15.21 Â 0.6 Â 6Â Â Â Â Jennifer Grado-Leon Triple Jump 4×800 meter relay 141-03 11th 400M Â 1 Jacoby GreenwoodÂ Â Â Â Â 11 OSAWATOMIE Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 38.85 Â 10 Â Â Â Â Â Â BOYS: 2:05.74 5th 15th Triple Jump 12:15.92 9th 9th 11:02.81 9th Â 4 Sean Dennis Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 12 LOUISBURGÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 15.41 Â 0.6 Â 5Â Â Â Â Event 15th Â 6 Hank EckÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 12 ANDALE Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 41.51Â Â 3 Â Â Â Â Â Â 14th 34-5.75 Did not make finals. Belle Plaine – 3A (Garden Plain reg.) 110M hurdles 110M hurdles finals 10-00 Colin Reichenberger 200M 8th 10th 8th 3rd 4:38.35 Wellington – Class 4A (Holcomb Regional) 10:03.62 Tanner Balsters Pole vault Â 5 Christopher WilletteÂ Â Â 12 WAMEGO Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 41.39Â Â 4 Â Â Â Â Â Â 39.29 Did not run Â 8 Chase Holub Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 12 PAOLAÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 42.37Â Â 1Â Â Â Â High jump Tyler Balsters 200M 13th 7th23.69 Triple jump 800M 7th Discus 13th 154-10 6th CaldwellÂ – 1A (Burlington reg.) 123-10 3200M Mason Misak Faith Gaddie Did not make finals 100M Oxford – 2A (South Barber reg.) 46.82 Â 3 Bradley HemannÂ Â Â Â Â Â 12 HUGOTONÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 40.51Â Â 6 Â Â Â Â Â Â 3rd South Haven – 1A (Burlington reg.) 14.75 35-04.00 Colten Ward 6th Â 8 Devin McIntoshÂ Â Â Â Â Â 12 KC-PIPER Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 15.86 Â 0.6 Â 1 Brenton Troutman 3:36.34 Jessica Heidel Timothy Shaffer 16th 8-00 Wellington – 4A (Holcomb reg.) Caldwell – 1A (Burlington reg.) Sara Eckelberry 6th in prelims. 300 hurdles Â 4 Brendon HorynaÂ Â Â Â Â Â 11 TOWANDA-CIRCLE Â Â Â Â Â 40.66Â Â 5 Â Â Â Â Â Â Shot put Did not run Long jump 4x800M Relay Alex Nicholson Long jump Did not make finals 4×800 meter relay 2nd 52.45 10th None 12th Discus Jaycee Schettler 100M â€¢â€¢â€¢â€¢â€¢Oxfordâ€™s fourth place finishOxford Kyle Green speaks to his players during semifinal game against Medicine Lodge.There was no doubt, the surprise of the spring was the Oxford boys baseball team, which finished fourth in the Class 2-1A state tournament in Great Bend Friday evening.After that wild and crazy Thursday first-round state tournament game, the Wildcats lost to Medicine Lodge 16-6 on Saturday afternoon and 14-1 in the third place game to Salinaâ€™s Sacred Heart. It was a strange scenario where the third place game was played after the state championship game because tournament officials worried about rain and wanted to crown a champion as soon as possible.For the first four innings of the state semifinal game, Oxford was most certainly holding its own against the Indians.After a scoreless first two innings, Medicine Lodge scored three runs in the top of the third. But in the bottom half of the inning, Oxford made its move.The Wildcats loaded the bases and two came home on a Neil Terry 2RBI single. Dakota Mitchell then would hit in two more runners giving Oxford a 4-3 lead going into the fourth inning.From that point forward, the Wildcats let the game get away from them. Medicine Lodge would score eight runs to take a 11-4 lead. While Oxford scored two runs to narrow the lead to 11-6, the Indians would score five runs in the top of the sixth to end the game in a run-rule.Oxford used four pitchers in the game.With the third place loss Oxford finished the season at 12-12. Pittsburg-St. Maryâ€™s Colgan would go on to beat Medicine Lodge in three innings 15-0 to win the state championship game.Follow us on Twitter. Â 1 Jacoby GreenwoodÂ Â Â Â Â 11 OSAWATOMIE Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 14.62 Â 0.6Â 10Â Â Â Â Jennifer Grado-Leon 400M 4×100Â meter relay 4th in prelims. Logan Creek Â 6 Kamaron WilsonÂ Â Â Â Â Â 10 COFF-FLD KINDLEY Â Â Â Â 15.78 Â 0.6 Â 3Â Â Â Â Taylor McGlothlin 7th 7th 1:01.53 5:32.19 3rd 33-11.75 8:45.92 Nelson, Tredway, Schettler, McGlothlin 26.27 Pole vault Argonia – 1A (Garden City reg.) Conway Springs – 3A (Garden Plain reg.) did not make finals by .2 sec. Alicia Carter 2nd Javelin Devyn Smith Belle Plaine – 3A (Garden Plain Reg.) Â 2 Colin Reichenberger Â Â Â 12 WELLINGTON Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 14.75 Â 0.6 Â 8Â Â Â Â Timothy Shaffer 300M hurdles Zach Pounds Kaleb Hunt None 300M hurdles finals GIRLS: 6th Jessica Heidel 8th 800M 8th Conway Springs – 3A (Garden Plain) 4x400M relay 4:13.62 2:05.74 by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow â€” The 2014-15 high school season came to an end this weekend with the Kansas State Track and Field Championships were held in Wichita, and various state baseball and softball tournaments.Sumner County brought 37 entries to the Kansas State Track and Field Championships, but failed to bring home any individual state champions. Down the road, the young Oxford boys baseball team finished fourth place in the Class 2-1A State Tournament in Great Bend. The following is what we saw this weekendâ€¦(See photo gallery of State Track meet and Oxford state trip here).Kansas state track –Itâ€™s hard to argue whether it be football or track that Wellington High School Colin Reichenberger had one of the most accolade filled athletic career in recent Crusader history.Saturday, his high school career came to a close by securing two second place finishes in the 110 meter and 300 meter hurdles in Class 4A. Jacoby Greenwood of Osawatomie, a junior, crashed the party, eking past Reichenberger in both races.Â Throughout the spring, Greenwood and Reichenberger had exchanged the stateâ€™s best times in 4A on various websites while never actually performing against the other. And going into the state track meet, Reichenberger had the best regional times in both races. Then in the preliminaries on Friday, Greenwood had the best time in the 110, but had barely qualified in the 300 getting the eighth best time.On Saturday, Greenwood was .13 faster than Reichenberger in the 110 meters finals on a windy and rather chilly morning.Â Reichenberger hoped to avenge the loss later in the afternoonÂ in the 300.Â This time Greenwood would get the upper hand again by less than .5 seconds and kept Reichenberger from securing a state title. The finals times for both races were: 49.74 Makayla Hollis Devyn Smith Shot put Â 5 Brendon HorynaÂ Â Â Â Â Â 11 TOWANDA-CIRCLE Â Â Â Â Â 15.64 Â 0.6 Â 4Â Â Â Â Oxford – 2A (South Barber reg.) Â 7 Joseph Holley Â Â Â Â Â Â 11 WAMEGO Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 41.73Â Â 2 Â Â Â Â Â Â South Haven – 1A (Burlington reg.) 8:59.94 Â 2 Colin Reichenberger Â Â Â 12 WELLINGTON Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 39.29Â Â 8 Â Â Â Â Â Â 40-07 Shelby Schmidt Triple jump Â 7 Spenser WineÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â 11 MCPHERSONÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 15.83 Â 0.6 Â 2Â Â Â Â 36-02 6th Sumner County track state results:Â 48-07 Shelby Schmidt Colin Reichenberger 12.58 Shot Put 1600M 3200M Argonia – 1A (Garden City reg.) 6-02 4×400 relay Faith Gaddie Logan Creek Jaycee Schettler 7th â€¢â€¢â€¢â€¢â€¢Overall, Sumner County was shut out of a state championship for the first time in years.Tyler Balsters of Belle Plaine came close in the 3200 meter run on Friday morning. He ran the race in 10:03.62 placing him second overall in Class 3A.Some other notable performances in the state track meet:Jaycee Schettler places fifth in the 100 meters.â€¢Wellingtonâ€™s Jaycee Schettler, a sophomore, was a two-time state placer. She placed fifth in the 100 meters at 12.58 and sixth in the 200 meters in 4A at 26.27.Timothy Shaffer finishes third in high jump.â€¢The Wellington 4×400 meter relay team was an over-achieving bunch coming into the state track meet with 4Aâ€™s 12th best time, yet finished sixth place with a 4:13.62 time. The team consisted of Leah Nelson, Joanna Tredway, Schettler and Taylor McGlothlin. Three of those girls are sophomores and freshman.â€¢Conway Springs had a couple of third place finishers. Timothy Shaffer finished third in the high jump at 6â€™2â€. Sara Eckelberry placed third in the discus with a 123-10 time.â€¢Faith Gaddie was Argoniaâ€™s only track entrant boys or girls, but she made the best of it, placing sixth in the long jump and seventh in the triple jump.Sara Eckelberry gets third place in discus for Conway Springs.â€¢Caldwell had three of the same runners â€” Colten Ward, Darren Ward and Kaden Halling â€” in all three of their relay teams, the 4×100, 4×400, and 4×800. The 3200 meter team, which also included Justin Brown, was the one who placed with a 8:45.92 time.â€¢Belle Plaineâ€™s Jessica Heidel finished third in the long jump at 17-02.25 and seventh in the triple jump at 34-5.75.The full Sumner County results are as follows: 4th 8th 2nd 49-06 Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. 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