Sr. Mary Catherine Eschenbach, O.S.F.

first_imgSr. Mary Catherine Eschenbach, age 93 of the Srs. of St. Francis in Oldenburg, died Sunday, February 12, 2017 at the convent.  Born February 15, 1923 in Indianapolis, she is the daughter of Cecilia (Nee: Johantgen) and Carl Eschenbach Sr.Sr. Mary Catherine entered the convent September 8, 1939 and made her final vows August 12, 1945.  She was a teacher, principal and a missionary in Papua New Guinea.  Schools included St. Louis in Batesville, St. Frances de Sales and St. Michael’s in Indianapolis, St. Lawrence in St. Lawrenceburg, Indiana, St. Vincent de Paul in Bedford, Indiana, St. Ann’s in Hamilton, Ohio, St. Anthony’s in Streator, Illinois, Immaculate Conception in Old Monroe, Missouri as well as 15 years in Papua New Guinea before retiring to the Motherhouse in 1998.Attending St. Catherine’s and St. Mary’s Academy in Indianapolis, she was taught by the sisters of Oldenburg.  One of the sisters she met was instrumental in her choice to enter religious life.  After her sophomore year, she entered the novitiate program at Oldenburg.  In her first year as a novice, her father died and her mother was the expecting the families’ seventh child.  Sr. Mary Catherine offered to abandon her religious calling and return home to help with the family.  Her mother said, “Stay and pray, we’ll make it.”A dedicated teacher, she taught for 20 years, teaching almost every grade and then spent 20 years as a principal.  In 1960 the first group of sisters left for Papua New Guinea.  While she too wanted to minister in this foreign land, she stayed stateside for her aging mother.  After many years, she still felt the desire to go, so she asked her mother’s permission.  Mom’s answer was, “Go, I’ll visit you.”  And she did at age 86!In her words, “I was a pilgrim in a foreign land, teaching at the Franciscan Sisters of Mary, the Teacher’s College, two seminaries and with the Capuchin Brothers.  I’ve gone where there was a need.  All my life has been a challenge and I’ve enjoyed the challenges.  I’ve been happy and enjoyed the journey as I walked trustfully with the Lord.”Sr. Mary Catherine is survived by her sisters Angela Kriese and Leanore Cox, both of Indianapolis as well as numerous nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by sisters Mildred Rambow, Florence Eschenbach, Carlann Richardson and brother Carl Eschenbach Jr.Visitation is Wednesday, February 15th, from 1 – 3 p.m. at the convent chapel.  Funeral services follow at 3 p.m. with Rev. Bob Weakley officiating.  Burial will be in the convent cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Srs. of St. Francis, P.O. Box 100, Oldenburg, IN, 47036 (www.OldenburgFranciscans.org).  Weigel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.last_img read more

Lady Twisters Netters Win Against Lady Eagles

first_imgOA won 3-2 over Brown County in Girls Tennis action.1 singles: Angela Wanstrath won 6-0, 7-6.2 singles: Margaret Glaser lost 6-0, 6-1.3 singles: Kathryn Wilder won 6-0, 6-3.1 dubs: Sarah Preston/Hanna Hurm won 0-6, 6-2, 7-5.2 dubs: Sarah Price/Claire Hollingsworth lost 7-5, 4-6, 6-2.JV winners: Carsen Thompson, Gigi Dreyer/Stephanie Gray, Jayden Rose/Alexa Miles, Carsen Thompson/Bella Monroe.Record: 10-2.  District rank: 7.Next match: Madison Shawe (5-11).Courtesy of Twisters Coach Mark Wilder.last_img read more

Liverpool agree deal to sell midfielder Ovie Ejaria to Reading

first_img read also:Ovie  Ejaria  hasty in Liverpool return says Steven Gerrard London-born Ejaria had a previous loan spell with the Royals during the 2018-19 season, making 16 appearances. The England Under-20 World Cup winner has also spent time at Rangers and Sunderland. The former Arsenal Academy player joined Liverpool at the age of 16 and made eight appearances for the Reds. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Liverpool have sold Ovie Ejaria to Reading, where he has signed a four-year contract. Ejaria, 22, spent last season on loan with the Royals and made 39 appearances for the Sky Bet Championship club. “Naturally, everybody at the club is delighted to have got this transfer over the line and it is a deal our owner, Mr Dai (Dai Yongge), was very keen to see completed as soon as was possible,” Reading boss Mark Bowen told the club website. “Ovie has shown everyone his exceptional quality in the time he has spent here on loan and I’m sure all our supporters are excited to see him continue to impress as a Royal during the course of the next four years.”Advertisement Promoted ContentThese Are The Best Stargazing Locations You Can Find On Earth14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreContemplate Life At These 10 Stargazing LocationsBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeCan You Recognize These Cute Celeb Baby Faces?The Most Exciting Cities In The World To Visit8 Shows You Didn’t Want To Watch At The EndBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This Day6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes8 Ways Drones Are Going To Change Our Livescenter_img Loading… last_img read more

Official 2016 IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings

first_imgNumbers in parenthesis are 40-point feature wins and are used as tie breakersXtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds – 1. Jordan Grabouski, Beatrice, Neb., 1,240; 2. Cory Sample, Winnemucca, Nev., 1,214; 3. A.J. Ward, Ionia, Mich., 1,204; 4. Chris Abelson, Sioux City, Iowa, 1,203; 5. Eddie Kirchoff, Gillette, Wyo., 1,197; 6. Ronn Lauritzen, Jesup, Iowa, 1,190; 7. Ricky Stephan, South Sioux City, Neb., 1,186; 8. Matt Cole, Vestal, N.Y., 1,177; 9. Mitch Mor­ris, Long Grove, Iowa, 1,175; 10. Jason Wolla, Ray, N.D., 1,174; 11. Steven Bowers Jr., Topeka, Kan., 1,172 (5 and 10 39 point finishes); 12. Tyler Limoges, Redwood Falls, Minn., 1,172 (5 and eight 39 point finishes); 13. Myron DeYoung, Stanton, Mich., 1,170; 14. Jacob Murray, Hartford, Iowa, 1,168; 15. Marcus Yarie, Wausau, Wis., 1,164; 16. Kelly Shryock, Fertile, Iowa, 1,162; 17. Tim Ward, Chandler, Ariz., 1,161; 18. Will Ward, Cobleskill, N.Y., 1,159; 19. Rob VanMil, Barnesville, Minn., 1,157; 20. Tyler Frye, Belleville, Kan., 1,154.IMCA Late Models – 1. Rob Toland, Davenport, Iowa, 800; 2. Luke Goedert, Guttenberg, Iowa, 797; 3. Darrel DeFrance, Marshalltown, Iowa, 793; 4. Tyler Droste, Waterloo, Iowa, 786; 5. Joel Callahan, Dubuque, Iowa, 779; 6. Matt Ryan, Davenport, Iowa, 760; 7. Andy Nezworski, Buffalo, Iowa, 754; 8. Chad Holladay, Muscatine, Iowa, 752; 9. Jeremiah Hurst, Dubuque, Iowa, 743; 10. Allan Hopp, Harlan, Iowa, 742; 11. Jason Hahne, Webster City, Iowa, 726; 12. Joe Zrostlik, Long Grove, Iowa, 718; 13. Nick Marolf, Wilton, Iowa, 711; 14. Ryan Griffith, Webster City, Iowa, 702; 15. Curt Schroeder, Newton, Iowa, 692; 16. Ben Seemann, Waterloo, Iowa, 690; 17. Jonathan Brauns, Muscatine, Iowa, 685; 18. Travis Denning, Sterling, Ill., 681; 19. Randy Havlik, Ankeny, Iowa, 680; 20. Gary Webb, Blue Grass, Iowa, 678. IMCA EMI RaceSaver Sprint Cars – 1. Andy Shouse, Mustang, Okla., 799; 2. Tyler Drueke, Ea­gle, Neb., 783; 3. Marcus Thomas, Corsicana, Texas, 782; 4. Jason Martin, Lincoln, Neb., 778; 5. Mi­chael Stien, Ceylon, Minn., 777; 6. Luke Cranston, Holcomb, Kan., 773; 7. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City, Texas, 761; 8. Clint Benson, Papillion, Neb., 760; 9. Kenneth Duke, Selinsgrove, Pa., 751; 10. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., 744; 11. Chad Wilson, North Richland Hills, Texas, 742; 12. Scott Lutz, Jonestown, Pa., 734; 13. Colin Smith, Sheldon, Iowa, 728 (4); 14. Raven Culp, Mesquite, Texas, 728 (2); 15. Dalton Stevens, Scurry, Texas, 727; 16. Kyle Jones, Kennedale, Texas, 717; 17. Brandon Allen, St. Peter, Minn., 716; 18. John Ricketts, Burleson, Texas, 715; 19. Michelle Melton, Flower Mound, Texas, 714; 20. Zach Newlin, Millerstown, Pa., 712. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars – 1. Mike Nichols, Harlan, Iowa, 1,234; 2. Travis Van Straten, Horton­ville, Wis., 1,232; 3. Donavon Smith, Lake City, Iowa, 1,206; 4. David Smith, Lake City, Iowa, 1,192; 5. Damon Murty, Chelsea, Iowa, 1,189; 6. Derek Green, Granada, Minn., 1,180; 7. Dustin Larson, Worthington, Minn., 1,177; 8. Westin Abbey, Comanche, Texas, 1,175; 9. Dan Macken­thun, Hamburg, Minn., 1,169; 10. Chris Mills, Sioux City, Iowa, 1,168; 11. Chad Bruns, Wakefield, Neb., 1,163; 12. Kyle Pfeifer, Hill City, Kan., 1,162; 13. Jason Rogers, Selden, Kan., 1,157; 14. John Oliver Jr., Danville, Iowa, 1,155; 15. Kirk Martin, Weatherford, Texas, 1,146; 16. Casey Woken, Norton, Kan., 1,141 (5); 17. Brian Blessington, Breda, Iowa, 1,141 (2); 18. Jim Powell Jr., Lecompton, Kan., 1,139; 19. Matt Speckman, Sleepy Eye, Minn., 1,138; 20. Luke Sathoff, Jack­son, Minn., 1,134. IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks – 1. Shannon Anderson, Des Moines, Iowa, 1,234; 2. Cody Niel­sen, Spencer, Iowa, 1,227; 3. Cory Probst, Brewster, Minn., 1,225; 4. Justin Luinenburg, Reading, Minn., 1,220; 5. Eric Stanton, Carlisle, Iowa, 1,208; 6. Roy Armstrong, Beatrice, Neb., 1,203; 7. TeJay Mielke, Norfolk, Neb., 1,173; 8. Andrew Bertsch, Minot, N.D., 1,170 (16); 9. John Watson, Des Moines, Iowa, 1,170 (6); 10. Jason Wilkinson, Neligh, Neb., 1,163 (10); 11. Brady Bencken, Oakley, Kan., 1,163 (6); 12. Damon Richards, David City, Neb., 1,162; 13. Lukus Wassom, Bro­ken Bow, Neb., 1,150; 14. Austin Jahnz, Lewisville, Minn., 1,140; 15. Tiffany Bittner, Hampton, Neb., 1,137; 16. Drew Barglof, Sioux Rapids, Iowa, 1,133; 17. Dave Riley, Sioux City, Iowa, 1,129; 18. Aaron Shearn, Sioux City, Iowa, 1,126 (6); 19. Jeremy Hoskinson, Norfolk, Neb., 1,126 (4); 20. August Bach, Newton, Iowa, 1,124. Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods – 1. Jeffrey Abbey, Comanche, Texas, 1,226; 2. Ronnie Welborn, Princeton, Texas, 1,175; 3. Cory Williams, Slaton, Texas, 1,151; 4. Kamera Kaitlin McDonald, Keller, Texas, 1,062; 5. Taylor Florio, Copperas Cove, Texas, 1,026; 6. Dustin Leatherman, Muskogee, Okla., 992; 7. James Hanusch, Belton, Texas, 991; 8. Thomas Walp, Olney, Texas, 972; 9. Robert Scrivner, Waco, Texas, 964; 10. Cullen Hill, Healdton, Okla., 933; 11. T.J. Green, Robinson, Texas, 890; 12. Jessie Hoskins, Longdale, Okla., 875; 13. Logan Ellis, Wagoner, Okla., 870; 14. Justin Nabors, Kemp, Texas, 866; 15. James Skinner, Burleson, Texas, 862; 16. Jake Upchurch, Grand Prairie, Texas, 852; 17. Kyle Wisdom, Abilene, Texas, 836; 18. Garett Rawls, China Spring, Texas, 830; 19. Scott Gray, Vernal, Utah, 797; 20. Kaleb Roach, Woodward, Okla., 794.Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods – 1. Tony Olson, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1,239; 2. Tyler Soppe, Sherrill, Iowa, 1,231; 3. Kyle Prauner, Norfolk, Neb., 1,225; 4. Daniel Gottschalk, Ellis, Kan., 1,213; 5. Doug Smith, Lanesboro, Iowa, 1,212; 6. Clinton Luellen, Minburn, Iowa, 1,210; 7. Matthew Looft, Swea City, Iowa, 1,200; 8. Nick Meyer, Whittemore, Iowa, 1,191; 9. Jesse Skalicky, Fargo, N.D., 1,188; 10. Jared VanDeest, Holland, Iowa, 1,178; 11. Robby Rosselli, Minot, N.D., 1,175; 12. Johnathon D. Logue, Boone, Iowa, 1,172; 13. Erik Laudenschlager, Minot, N.D., 1,171; 14. Lucas Lamberies, Clintonville, Wis., 1,161; 15. Todd Boulware, Jefferson, S.D., 1,155; 16. Nelson Vollbrecht, Stanton, Neb., 1,153; 17. Jake McBirnie, Boone, Iowa, 1,148; 18. Karl Brewer, Vermillion, S.D., 1,147; 19. Brian Cooper, Yuba City, Calif., 1,145; 20. Joey Gower, Quincy, Ill., 1,142. Mach-1 Sport Compacts – 1. Nate Coopman, Mankato, Minn., 1,219; 2. Ramsey Meyer, Pierce, Neb., 1,204; 3. Brendon Yamry, Rice, Minn., 1,201; 4. Tyler Thompson, Sioux City, Iowa, 1,157; 5. Shannon Pospisil, Norfolk, Neb., 1,152; 6. Scott Spellmeier, Beatrice, Neb., 1,147; 7. Cody Van Dusen, Atalissa, Iowa, 1,141; 8. Richard Crow, Grand Island, Neb., 1,136; 9. Jay DeVries, Spen­cer, Iowa, 1,133; 10. Lance Mielke, Norfolk, Neb., 1,132; 11. Brooke Fluckiger, Columbus, Neb., 1,129 (5); 12. Jake Newsom, Sioux City, Iowa, 1,129 (4); 13. Joe Bunkofske, Armstrong, Iowa, 1,117; 14. Luke Jackson, Sioux City, Iowa, 1,116 (4); 15. Kaytee DeVries, Spencer, Iowa, 1,116 (0); 16. Jed Trebelhorn, Winthrop, Minn., 1,108; 17. Dustin Jackson, Oneill, Neb., 1,100; 18. Levi Heath, Wilton, Iowa, 1,099; 19. Kimberly Abbott, Camp Point, Ill., 1,098; 20. Randy Nelson, Al­bion, Neb., 1,079.last_img read more

Former champs top Dakota Tour openers

first_imgFeature Results And Elijah Zevenbergen began adding to the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car Tour legacy of his own as the five-time tour champion started from the pole and took that $1,000 win ahead of Eric Mahlik.  Modifieds – 1. Ricky Thornton Jr.; 2. Tyler Hall; 3. Austin Arneson; 4. Alex Stanford; 5. Jake O’Neil; 6. Tripp Gaylord; 7. Grey Ferrando; 8. Casey Arneson; 9. Justin O’Brien; 10. Billy Kendall III; 11. Jason Wolla; 12. Brad Hartigan; 13. Tanner Black; 14. Allen Kent; 15. Dylan Goplen; 16. John Nord; 17. Cody Laney; 18. John Hansen; 19. Jesse Skalicky; 20. Eddie Belec; 21. Dave Shipley; 22. Jarrett Carter; 23. Travis Hagen; 24. Jeff Taylor; 25. Michael Johnson; 26. Matt Auk­land; 27. Collen Winebarger; 28. Travis Olheiser; 29. Robert Hellebust  Rob VanMil, Joe Flory and Travis Ulmer were next across the stripe. Already on the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot, Thornton led Tyler Hall, Austin Arneson, Alex Stanford and Jake O’Neil to the finish. center_img Ricky Thornton Jr., the 2015 Modified and defending Stock Car king, started ninth and motored to the $2,400 IMCA Modified checkers.  Stock Cars – 1. Elijah Zevenbergen; 2. Eric Mahlik; 3. Rob VanMil; 4. Joe Flory; 5. Travis Ulmer; 6. Rick Schulz; 7. Matt Speckman; 8. Todd Heinrich; 9. Keith Mattox; 10. Brennan Borg; 11. Keaten Froemke; 12. Dalton Flory; 13. Andrew Jochim; 14. John Sandvig; 15. Adam Goff; 16. Jace Iverson; 17. Austin Daae; 18. Tyler McDougall; 19. Chanse Hollatz; 20. Tripp Gaylord; 21. Mike Anderson; 22. Mike Hagen; 23. Jordan Zilmer. WEST FARGO, N.D. (July 10) – Two former champions were feature winners for the Friday night lidlifter at Red River Valley Speedway. last_img read more

Lyon bowls Australia to series-levelling victory

first_img(REUTERS) – Nathan Lyon claimed six for 60 to bowl Australia to an emphatic series-equalling seven-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the second and final Test yesterday.The 29-year-old off-spinner completed a career-best match-haul of 13-154 to help bundle out the hosts for 157 on day four at Chittagong’s Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.Chasing 86 for victory, Australia suffered a mini-collapse of their own, losing openers David Warner and Matt Renshaw as well as captain Steve Smith before reaching the 50-mark.Glenn Maxwell made a breezy 25 not out, though, and sealed the victory with a six off Nasir Hossain to avenge Australia’s 20-run loss in the series-opener in Dhaka.“I thought we played some good cricket at times in this Test match,” Smith said at the presentation ceremony.“I‘m proud of the way the boys got over the line here in the end to get the 1-1 draw.”Earlier, Australia were not able to add to their overnight score as Lyon fell for a duck and were all out for 377 – a first-innings lead of 72.Paceman Pat Cummins drew first blood for the tourists by dismissing opener Soumya Sarkar before Lyon’s three-wicket burst in the morning session unhinged the home side.By the time they had erased the first -nnings deficit, Bangladesh had lost the top half of their batting lineup and the lack of a partnership down the order effectively condemned them to defeat.Captain Mushfiqur Rahim – with 31, while Mominul Haque (29) and Sabbir Rahman (24) also got starts but none of them were able to move on to the sort of big knock that might have set Australia a bigger Test total in the fourth innings.Lyon claimed a third successive six-wicket haul to take his series tally to 22 wickets, the most by an Australian bowler in a two-Test series.“I thought Nathan Lyon was remarkable in that first innings. There wasn’t much in the pitch for him, and I think he got 22 wickets for the series, really good effort,” Smith said of his spin spearhead.Lyon won the man-of-the-match award and shared the man-of-the-series honour with team mate Warner who scored back-to-back centuries in the series.Despite the draw, Australia slipped to fifth place in the official Test rankings.Home captain Mushfiqur said his team should have batted better in the first innings when they scored 305.“Credit goes to Australia. We knew they are a very strong team and will come at us harder,” the stumper-batsman said.“If we could score 350-400, a target of 150-200 in the fourth innings, you never know. Our first innings cost us the game.”BANGLADESH first innings 305 (M. Rahim 68, S. Rahman 66; N. Lyon 7-94)Australia 1st innings (Overnight 377-9)M. Renshaw c Rahim b M. Rahman 4D. Warner c Kayes b M. Rahman 123S. Smith b T. Islam 58P. Handscomb run-out (Al Hasan) 82G. Maxwell c Rahim b M. Hasan 38H. Cartwright c Sarkar b M. Hasan 18M. Wade lbw b M. Rahman 8A. Agar b Al Hasan 22P. Cummins lbw b M. Hasan 4S. O’Keefe not out 8N. Lyon c Kayes b M. Rahman 0Extras: (b-8, lb-3, w-1) 12Total: (all out, 119.5 overs) 377Fall of wickets: 1-5, 2-98, 3-250, 4-298, 5-321, 6-342, 7-346, 8-364, 9-376.Bowling: Mehidy Hasan 38-6-93-3, Mustafizur Rahman 20.5-2-84-4 (w-1), Shakib Al Hasan 31-3-82-1, Taijul Islam 21-1-78-1, Nasir Hossain 6-2-14-0, Mominul Haque 2-0-6-0, Sabbir Rahman 1-0-9-0.BANGLADESH 2nd inningsTamim Iqbal st Wade b Lyon 12Soumya Sarkarc Renshaw b Cummins 9Imrul Kayes c Maxwell b Lyon 15Nasir Hossain c Smith b O’Keefe 5Shakib Al Hasan c Warner b Lyon 2Mushfiqur Rahim c Wade b Cummins 1Sabbir Rahman stp. Wade b Lyon 24Mominul Haque c Cummins b Lyon 29Mehidy Hasan not out 14Taijul Islam b Lyon 4Mustafizur Rahman b O’Keefe 0Extras: (b-12) 12Total: (all out, 71.2 overs) 157Fall of wickets: 1-11, 2-32, 3-37, 4-39, 5-43, 6-97, 7-129, 8-149, 9-156.Bowling: P. Cummins 11-3-27-2, N. Lyon 33-11-60-6, S. O’Keefe 22.2-6-49-2, A. Agar 5-1-9-0.AUSTRALIA 2nd innings (Target: 86 runs)M. Renshaw c Rahim b Al Hasan 22D. Warner c Sarkar b M. Rahman 8S. Smith c Rahim b T. Islam 16P. Handscomb not out 16G. Maxwell not out 25Extras: 0Total: (for 3 wickets, 15.3 overs) 87Fall of wickets: 1-13, 2-44, 3-48.Bowling: Mustafizur Rahman 5-1-16-1, Shakib Al Hasan 6-1-35-1, Taijul Islam 4- 0-26-1,Nasir Hossain 0.3-0-10-0.last_img read more

Michael Phelps hails ‘incredible’ Kristof Milak after losing world record

first_imgLe Clos, who famously beat Phelps in the 2012 London Olympic final, shrugged: “Kristof is in another league — he’s a hell of a lot faster than all of us.”  Written By SUBSCRIBE TO US Last Updated: 25th July, 2019 16:31 IST Michael Phelps Hails ‘incredible’ Kristof Milak After Losing World Record Michael Phelps paid tribute to Hungarian teenager Kristof Milak’s “beautiful technique” after he took down the American legend’s long-standing 200 meters butterfly record at the world championships in South Korea. The 19-year-old Milak sliced a whopping 0.78 seconds off Phelps’s previous world best, which was achieved during the bodysuit era, after flirting with the record for much of the past season. Press Trust Of India “It happened because there was a kid who wanted to do it, who dreamed of doing it, who figured out what it would take to do it. (He) worked on his technique until it was beautiful and put in the really, really hard work that it takes to do it — my hat’s off to him,” said Phelps, who had a special fondness for the 200m fly. READ | ‘Too Much Gold In One Picture’: Twitterati Reacts On Seeing Olympic Legend Michael Phelps At Feroz Shah KotlaMilak became the first said Phelps, who had a special fondness for the 200m fly. swimmer to go under 1:51 minutes, while his winning margin was, remarkably, more than three seconds as Japan’s Daiya Seto finished a distant second and the South African Chad le Clos third. “As frustrated as I am to see that record go down, I couldn’t be happier to see how he did it. That kid’s last 100 was incredible. He put together a great 200 fly from start to finish,”  said Phelps 1 year ago Ashes: Ben Stokes the ‘real heartbeat’ of England team, says Ricky Ponting, making a big comparison Michael Phelps paid tribute to Hungarian teenager Kristof Milak’s “beautiful technique” after he took down the American legend’s long-standing 200 meters butterfly record at the world championships in South Korea.Phelps described Milak’s time of one minute, 50.73 seconds in Gwangju as “incredible”, although he admitted his astonishment was tinged with sadness at losing a world record which had stood since 2009. 1 year ago Jonty Rhodes applies for Team India fielding coach, multifaceted romance with India continuescenter_img First Published: 25th July, 2019 15:36 IST Milak said he was “honoured” to break a world record held by Phelps, who he had worshipped growing up and watched videos of to polish his technique. WE RECOMMEND WATCH US LIVE COMMENT FOLLOW US LIVE TV 1 year ago Team India jersey sponsor to change; Oppo, Byju’s and BCCI in tripartite agreement READ |  “I Questioned Whether Or Not I Wanted To Be Alive Anymore”: Greatest Ever Olympian Michael Phelps Reveals He Struggled With Depression “I wasn’t expecting to break the record,” he admitted. “But if you put in the hard work, good things happen and I was ready. I just tried to block everything out and find a good rhythmlast_img read more

Donald Sterling’s lawyer threatens to sue NBA, says Clippers owner won’t pay fine

first_imgClippers owner Donald Sterling has hired antitrust lawyer Maxwell Blecher and threatened to sue the NBA, a league source confirmed.SI.com first reported the news.Blecher wrote a letter to NBA executive vice president and general counsel Rick Buchanan, claiming that his client — banned from NBA activities for life more than two weeks ago for racist comments — had done nothing wrong and that “no punishment is warranted.” The letter was a rejection of Buchanan’s request that Sterling pay a $2.5 million fine, which NBA commissioner Adam Silver had levied on him on April 29.Blecher also argued in the letter that Sterling has not violated any articles in the NBA constitution, and that the league in turn has violated his client’s “due process rights.” Sterling reportedly signed moral and ethical contracts with the league in the past. In late April, TMZ and Deadspin released audio of him telling female friend V. Stiviano not to associate with African Americans — including Johnson — and not to bring them to his games.The Clippers lost several corporate sponsors in the wake of the news, and risked a player boycott before Silver banned Sterling for life.By refusing to pay his fine, Sterling may also violate Article 13(c), which states that owners who “fail to pay any dues or other indebtedness owing to the Association within thirty (30) days after Written Notice from the Commissioner of default in such payment” may also have their interest in a team terminated.Sterling did not comment during the CNN interview when asked whether or not he would sue the league, appearing to hold out hope that his fellow owners might decide not to force him out. Blecher was named the 1998 Antitrust Lawyer of the Year by the State Bar of California. Over a decade before that, he defeated the NFL in Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission v. National Football League, a case that followed the Oakland Raiders’ move to Southern California.When Sterling finally broke his silence earlier this week, he apologized repeatedly in an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper.“I’m a good member who made a mistake and I’m apologizing and I’m asking for forgiveness,” Sterling said in the Monday broadcast, one that only generated more backlash due to his attack on Magic Johnson. “Am I entitled to one mistake, am I after 35 years? I mean, I love my league, I love my partners. Am I entitled to one mistake? It’s a terrible mistake, and I’ll never do it again.”That admission could make Sterling’s case against the NBA more difficult.The league is expected to base its argument against the 80-year-old owner on Article 13(d) of its constitution, which stipulates that owners who “fail or refuse to fulfill its contractual obligations to the Association, its Members, Players, or any other third party in such a way as to affect the Association or its Members adversely” can be ousted with a three-fourths majority vote.center_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

Adopt-A-Pet Dog of the Week

first_imgFacebook0Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Adopt-A-Pet of SheltonThis lovely young girl is Coco. She is a 3 year old Pit mix who is super sweet. She has been spayed and is current on her vaccinations.  Coco is a very loving and gentle girl who is good with kids of all ages. She prefers a home with no other dogs or cats so she can enjoy all your love and attention.Coco enjoys snuggling up in bed and likes to sleep under the blankets. She is always ready to go for car rides and leisurely walks on sunny days. Her previous owner says she does not like being in the rain!  Coco usually only barks when someone comes to the house or knocks on the door. She is a good watchdog who will alert you when someone is around.We have many great dogs and always need volunteers.  To see all our current dogs, visit www.adoptapet-wa.org , our Facebook at “Adopt-A-Pet of Shelton Washington” or at the shelter on Jensen Road in Shelton.  Our contact information is www.adoptapet-wa.org or contact us at thedoghouse3091@hotmail.com or (360) 432-3091.last_img read more

SPSCC Announces Chief Diversity Officer

first_imgFacebook17Tweet0Pin0Submitted by South Puget Sound Community CollegeSouth Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) last week announced a new role on the College’s executive leadership team: Chief Diversity Officer. Parfait Bassalé will serve in this position and plans to further support the College’s core theme of “Equity” and commitment to cultivating an environment that reduces barriers and removes equity gaps.Bassalé has worked at SPSCC for three years as the director of the A. Barbara Clarkson Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Center (DEIC). During his time in that role, Bassalé and DEIC staff have ensured the Center is a welcoming and supportive space that promotes the growth and development of the campus community.“My tenure here so far has been a good experience,” said Bassalé. “The College’s leadership has demonstrated time and again that they are committed to doing hard work on difficult issues and I feel hopeful and confident that change will ensue.”Under Bassalé’s leadership, the DEIC has equipped students, staff, and faculty with many tools and programs to work on equity and diversity in meaningful ways.“To achieve the goals set out in our strategic plan and respond to the needs of our entire campus community, Parfait will lead this same kind of work from the highest levels of our organization,” said SPSCC president Dr. Timothy Stokes.“He will also lead campus-wide efforts and actions aimed at transforming our institution, dismantling racism at the systemic level, and establishing equitable structures and processes in every aspect of what we do.”In addition to his work at SPSCC, Bassalé will work to address system-wide equity issues by representing SPSCC on the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges’ newly formed Chief Diversity and Equity Officers Commission.last_img read more