‘Bounti’ to headline half-time show

first_imgTop dancehall star, Bounty Killer, will headline the entertainment package at tonight’s Jamaica versus Nicaragua CONCACAF 2018 World Cup Qualifier at the National Stadium.”In keeping with the total experience always provided to football fans at games organised by the Jamaica Football Federation, popular artiste Bounty Killer will spearhead the half-time show at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying match,” the Jamaica Football Federation said in a release yesterday.The half-time is sponsored by Digicel.Gates open for the game at 5 p.m. and the pre-game period will also feature popular local artistes, including Khago. Kick-off time is 8 p.m.last_img

Evans hoping to continue golf growth

first_imgIn July last year, then 17-year-old Romaine Evans bagged what was considered an elusive individual golf title for Jamaica.Now, the 18-year-old Tacky high school student, the only golfer in his St Mary-based school is looking to rediscover that winning form, which saw him become one of Jamaica’s most promising junior golfers.”The dream is there. It’s gonna need a lot of work for sure, without hard work, there is no success, and my goal is to keep on doing the right stuff and stay on the right path and try to achieve my goals,” he outlined in a recent interview with The Gleaner.Evans won the Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships (CAGC) in the US Virgin Islands and went on to cop a number of local titles here in Jamaica.After winning the prestigious Caribbean Championships, he went to England to play in the Duke of York Young Champions Trophy, an international 54-hole stroke challenge, which features a number of PGA players annually.POSSIBLE TO WIN”It has pushed me really more into the game of golf because I know that it is possible to win tournaments in the Caribbean and internationally,” he pointed out.”It (the CAGE) is the tournament that motivated me to go further in the sport. After winning the tournament, it helped me to learn that I can accomplish a lot of stuff. That tournament motivated me to get my game to the next level,” Evans underlined.Admittedly, short of his best form now, the youngster, who developed as one of the most accomplished golfers in the Sandals Junior golf programme, has his eyes set on going over-seas to study, while playing the sport he loves.”My game is not in the best shape right now, I can tell you. I am not going to say I am going to play at my best, I just keep silently confident,” he continued.The Jamaican is currently ranked 6,154 on the World Amateur Golf Ranking with a 56.1728 points average.Evans added that at his school, golf is not the most favoured sport, but all his schoolmates support his dream.”Everybody is on board supporting me. Every tournament I play, they just want to know the results and (are) confident in me doing the right stuff and pursuing my dreams,” he disclosed.shayne.fairman@gleanerjm.comlast_img read more

Game 1 hero Go deflects credit to Ravena, Eagles

first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netHolding a precarious 73-70 lead against La Salle in the waning seconds of Game 1 of the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball Finals,  Ateneo knew it needed one last bucket to put the result beyond doubt.Luckily for the Blue Eagles, Thirdy Ravena found an open Isaac Go down low for the undergoal stab plus the foul with 10.4 seconds remaining. Go completing the three-point play and Ateneo held on for a 76-70 win.ADVERTISEMENT “Second, it was Thirdy who found me open, so I have to give credit to Thirdy. Third, at the end of the day, it was a two points for Ateneo. I don’t look at it as a two points for me, but I look at it as a whole, that Ateneo got the two points.”It was the second time in as many games that Go proved to be the hero for Ateneo. He also rescued the Blue Eagles in their Final Four do-or-die against Far Eastern University wherein he drilled the game-tying triple that forced overtime and sank a improbable putback on one knee in the extra period.For some, Go’s heroics was redemption of sorts, especially after he botched a potential go-ahead gimme in the Blue Eagles loss to the Archers in the second round.“There’s always pressure, but we can’t pressure ourselves because it’s a game,” he said. “There’s no external pressure that will force us to change the way we play. Internally, we just have to push ourselves.”ADVERTISEMENT Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ LATEST STORIES READ: Ateneo holds on, beats La Salle in Game 1 of UAAP FinalsThe blue gallery was electric but somehow, the 6-foot-7 big man remained stoic as if nothing happened.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throne“It’s exciting, yes, but the reason that I was not able to celebrate was that first, the game was not finished yet. It was not a buzzer beater,” Go said.READ: Clutch Go delivers anew for Blue Eagles Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Sterling hits late goal as Man City sets EPL record; Arsenal 4th Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ateneo has a golden chance to close the series out in Game 2 on Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum as the Eagles aim for their first title since UAAP Season 75.Until then, Go has no reason to celebrate just yet. Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ setlast_img read more

LeBron James welcomed back as hero in return to Cleveland

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title View comments MOST READ Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college James, who spent 11 seasons in two stints with the Cavs and led them to the 2016 title, was then saluted with a video tribute during a timeout in the first quarter. Images of James’ playing days with Cleveland were shown along with clips of his impact on the community in Northeast Ohio.A Cleveland Cavaliers fan holds up thanking Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James before an NBA basketball game between the Lakers and the Cleveland Cavaliers, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)As the crowd stood and cheered, “Thank You LeBron” was shown on the giant scoreboard. James pointed to all corners of Quicken Loans Arena in appreciation.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissThe heartwarming warm scene was nothing like what James endured upon his return with Miami in 2010, when Cleveland fans turned their anger on him for leaving. Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James acknowledges the Cleveland fans during a video tribute to James during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the Lakers and the Cleveland Cavaliers, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)CLEVELAND — LeBron James got a hero’s welcome at home.The three-time NBA champion received a rousing standing ovation during player introductions Wednesday night as he made his first appearance in Cleveland since signing with the Los Angeles Lakers last summer.ADVERTISEMENT Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plumcenter_img Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES 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 Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Freddie Roach reunites with Manny Pacquiao for January fight – report Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazillast_img read more

Lawrence apologises for discriminatory comments

first_imgPublic Health Minister and People’s National Congress Chairwoman, Volda Lawrence, has apologised for the recent offensive statements she made about hiring only People’s National Congress (PNC) supporters.The minister’s apology came after days of widespread criticism and condemnation by Guyanese over the comments. Lawrence was quoted by local news website Demerara Waves as saying, among other things, that her party would place more focus on providing jobs for supporters of the Peoples National Congress (PNC).After the comments, much controversy erupted, with members of the public citing discrimination with hiring practices of Government.“The only friends I got is PNC, so the only people I gon give wuk to is PNC; and right now, I looking for a doctor who can talk Spanish or Portuguese, and ah want one that is PNC,” she was quoted as saying.However, on Monday, on the sidelines of Budget 2019 debates, Lawrence underPublic Health Minister Volda Lawrencemuch pressure from the public, apologised for her comments.“I must be cognisant of what I say and do, and must not allow emotions or political fervour to get in the way. So to all those whom I have offended in one way or another, I humbly apologise,” she said.The apology comes days after the PNC issued a statement defending the minister’s statement by saying she stands by her words. That statement said Lawrence stands by her views that were made in regard to jobs and opportunities, and the document further mentioned: “The People’s National Congress Reform stands by her views on the issue of jobs and unemployment, that measures are being put in place for the young and industrious to be afforded the opportunity of becoming self-employed or gaining meaningful employment.”Before the apology was issued, Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Raphael Trotman, had conceded that the ‘employment comments’ made by Lawrence were an unnecessary distraction.Trotman, in an issued statement on Sunday, stressed that when the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and AFC signed the Cummingsburg Accord, favouritism was not envisioned. The PNC is the main partner in the APNU, which is itself a coalition party.Trotman, who is a former PNC member, said he has known and worked closely with Lawrence for 25 years, and during that time, she has “never shown political partisanship”.Amidst concerns raised, Opposition Leader and General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo, had said that all Guyanese along with human rights groups should join in condemning the “discriminatory” comments attributed to Lawrence, who spoke at Congress Place during a District Convention.The former President told media operatives that Lawrence’s comments and those of other A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) leaders have undertones of racism.He cited that Lawrence could also be charged for violating labour regulations which speak to non-discrimination in hiring practices.The PPP had planned to file a complaint regarding this issue with the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC).last_img read more

Black Sox wins three times in Fox Creek

first_imgFOX CREEK, AB – The North Peace Minor Baseball Peewee A Black Sox were in action in Fox Creek this past weekend.The team had a picture-perfect start to the season going 3-0 in Alberta league play.Game one was against Fox Creek where they won handily by a score of 20-2, game two saw the Black Sox beat Slave Lake 12-2 and game three was another route as the Black Sox knocked off Manning 16-6.- Advertisement –last_img

ARE THE BLANEYS SET FOR DRAMATIC RETURN TO DONEGAL POLITICS?

first_imgFED-UP members of Fianna Fail in Co Donegal are considering the return of Independent Fianna Fail – and the dramatic return of the Blaneys to politics in the county.Senior members of the party are angry and frustrated with the leadership of Micheal Martin, including County Councillor Brendan Byrne.Sources confirmed to donegaldaily.com today that Independent Fianna Fail members who opposed the merger with the main party in 2006 as well as those who joined are considering a return. “Fianna Fail under Micheal Martin has become controlling and is no longer in touch with the grassroots,” said one source.“If we can persuade one of the Blaneys to start it off, you’ll see a huge defection to IFF,” the source added.Niall Blaney dramatically quit politics – deciding not to defend his seat in Donegal North East. Sources said he personally was unlikely to re-enter politics.Byrne yesterday rocked the party by announcing he was staying in Fianna Fail – but then launched a scathing attack on Mr Martin. “Over the weekend I received a call from the party leader and I used that opportunity to articulate the view that he needs to change; he needs to give stronger leadership, better direction to Fianna Fail – either that or consider his position,” said Byrne.“If Fianna Fail is to survive – and that is the big question now – Fianna Fail needs to re-connect with the grassroots to be the great party it once was. All of that is gone, dead.“Unfortunately in the leadership of Micheal Martin I do not see him striving to connect with the organisation. He has failed to re-organise party headquarters. The grassroots have asked me to stay in the party to be a vocal critic and to articulate the views of the people on the ground.“If we don’t reconnect with the people in the next number of months, the party will be decimated.”Byrne is still angry at Fianna Fail HQ decision to run two candidates in Donegal South West in this year’s General Election, a decision which cost close ally and friend Mary Coughlan her Dail seat. He also believes the party should have fought the Presidential election.ARE THE BLANEYS SET FOR DRAMATIC RETURN TO DONEGAL POLITICS? was last modified: September 6th, 2011 by BrendaShare 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

A.V. killings, floods made news in 2005

first_img Suspicion quickly fell on the parking lot’s security guard, Raymond Jennings, an ex-soldier new to the job. Homicide detectives interviewed him numerous times, gave him a lie-detector test and told him that his story – that he heard gunfire and saw her car roll backward out of its parking spot but didn’t see who fired the gun – didn’t make sense. A wrongful-death lawsuit filed by O’Keefe’s parents against the city and the security firm it hired labeled Jennings a suspect. Finally, on Dec. 13, after Jennings returned to Lancaster from a tour of duty with the National Guard in Iraq, his van was stopped on a city street and he was arrested on a warrant on suspicion of murder in O’Keefe’s death. Authorities still haven’t detailed what led them five years later to charge him with the crime, other than to say that the nature of the evidence had changed from developments in the lawsuit case. w=12 l=16Deluge The Antelope Valley’s wettest year on record flooded homes, washed out dozens of roads – some of which remain closed 10 months later – and led to the death of a toddler as a helicopter was plucking her family from a vehicle stranded in the rain-swelled Little Rock Wash. Rainfall from October 2004 to October 2005 – Southern California’s traditional rain year – amounted to 20.96 inches, beating the previous record of 18.41 inches set in 1941-42. Most of last year’s rain fell in an unusually strong October 2004 thunderstorm and in three powerful storms in December, January and February. In Quartz Hill, the Dec. 27-31 and Jan. 10-11 storms flooded dozens of homes, businesses and garages – even the Quartz Hill library. Roads across the eastern valley were flooded by the Jan. 9-10 storm, which dumped rain on top of San Gabriel Mountains snow and sent it melting down desert washes. The roads flooded again with the Feb. 19-21 storm. Green Valley, a hamlet of about 1,000 inhabitants in the mountains between Santa Clarita and Palmdale, was almost completely isolated by the Jan. 9-10 storm, which sent mudslides into homes and washed out San Francisquito and Bouquet Canyon roads. San Francisquito Canyon Road, an alternative commuter route for Antelope Valley residents, isn’t expected to open until early spring, and even then will use a temporary bridge made from three railroad flatcars. Commuters have been guided through the construction zone for several months. Quartz Hill property owners in October overwhelmingly rejected paying an annual assessment to help finance an underground drain that would channel the storm runoff through their community’s downtown. The next month, Antelope Valley voters overwhelmingly rejected creating a valleywide flood control district that could have brought with it a hefty new property tax. w=12 l=16Home prices skyrocket In the Antelope Valley’s third housing boom since World War II, home prices are skyrocketing. Median prices – the point at which half of the houses sold for more and half for less – topped $365,000 in Palmdale and $316,000 in Lancaster in November, more than four times what they were at the bottom of the 1990s recession that followed the previous housing boom. Back in December 1999, before the recent rapid increase, median sales prices were $84,000 in Palmdale and $75,000 in Lancaster. Even with the rapid run-up, valley prices remain among the lowest in Los Angeles County. The late 1950s and late 1980s booms ended with defense industry cutbacks and real-estate busts, which sent prices plummeting and left homes sitting vacant, so valley old-timers are wondering how long this one will last. Certainly home builders hope the boom is a long one: Hundreds of homes are under construction in the 5,000-home Anaverde master-planned community, where the first families moved in this spring on what had been cattle-grazing land in the Anaverde Valley in southwest Palmdale. Just to the west, builders are laying streets and other infrastructure for the 7,200-home Ritter Ranch master-planned community. Both developments had been proposed in the early 1990s but were held up by recession, and in the Ritter Ranch case by bankruptcy and years of legal wrangling. w=12 l=16Space shuttle returns Nearly 2 years after space shuttle Columbia disintegrated re-entering Earth’s atmosphere, shuttle Discovery returned the shuttle fleet to space and came home safely. Bad weather over Florida put Discovery’s homecoming at Edwards Air Force Base, where all the early shuttle flights landed. After spending nearly 14 days in orbit, America’s oldest surviving shuttle made a picture-perfect landing before dawn Aug. 9 on Edwards’ main runway. The return proved an eye-opener for hundreds of thousands of Southern Californians, jolted awake by the distinctive double sonic booms of the returning shuttle for the first time in more than three years. The shuttle fleet’s future remains in doubt. A day after Discovery blasted off, NASA officials put a hold on future launches after video footage showed the external fuel tank dislodging a piece of foam insulation much larger than officials believed could come off. Fuel-tank insulation that came loose at launch had doomed Columbia in 2003. No firm date has been set for the next shuttle launch: NASA says it will come no earlier than May. Meanwhile, Lockheed Martin and a Northrop Grumman-Boeing team are competing to build the nation’s next manned spaceship, to be called the Crew Exploration Vehicle. NASA is looking to select one team in 2006 to build the craft, which will replace the space shuttle for carrying Americans into space and will later be part of a system to return man to the moon. w=12 l=16JetHawks sold The Lancaster JetHawks minor league baseball team ended its 10-year relationship with the family that brought professional baseball to Lancaster. An Ohio-based partnership headed by a corporate lawyer who owns two other minor-league teams bought the team, which the Ellis family moved from Riverside in 1996 to a $14.3 million stadium built for the team by the city of Lancaster. Attorney Peter Carfagna Sr. was named chairman and secretary/treasurer. His oldest son, Peter Carfagna Jr., is senior vice president and presides over day-to-day operations. The younger Carfagna works in the same capacity for the Carfagnas’ Everett, Wash., Aquasox and Lake County, Ohio, Captains. At the Nov. 3 news conference announcing the sale, the elder Carfagna said the area’s meteoric population growth figured in the decision to buy the franchise, which he said has great growth potential. “We wouldn’t be here if we didn’t think so,” he said. JetHawks’ attendance has dropped by more than half since the inaugural year, and the city has reduced the team’s lease payments for the stadium three times. w=12 l=16Antelope Valley Hospital wars Palmdale officials’ years-long effort to attract a hospital to accommodate the city’s growing population turned both successful and controversial. The day before the June 2 groundbreaking ceremony for a new privately owned hospital on Palmdale Boulevard at Tierra Subida Avenue, public Antelope Valley Hospital offered to buy the hospital site itself for $9.3 million. City officials turned down the offer, and hospital officials called the city’s deal to help private Universal Health Services build the hospital an illegal gift of public funds. Hospital officials earlier acknowledged that they considered using their power of eminent domain to take over the land, but later said they were not pursuing that option. The battle then moved to critical television ads paid for by Antelope Valley Hospital. City officials offered the hospital district $500,000 if it would build a hospital in east Palmdale, and filed three lawsuits against the hospital district board. The suit accused the board of violating the state’s public meeting law in discussions of the Palmdale hospital site and of failing to live up to its agreement in operating an east Palmdale clinic. Hospital district officials have said they fear that a new private hospital would draw off patients with insurance, leaving Antelope Valley Hospital caring for a higher percentage of patients unable to pay for their treatment. Hospital district officials say they are, in fact, willing to support the new hospital provided that UHS enters into a contract to provide services for poor people covered by the state’s Medi-Cal program. UHS officials said they will investigate a Medi-Cal contract, but that it is too early to sign one, since the hospital won’t take in patients for years. UHS, which operates Lancaster Community Hospital, hopes to open Palmdale Regional Medical Center in 2007. w=12 l=16Quartz Hill High plot Two teenagers who used to attend Quartz Hill High School were arrested Dec. 15 after authorities were told that they were planning a Columbine-style attack on Valentine’s Day in retaliation for being teased for their “Goth” appearance. The boys, ages 15 and 17, had acquired bomb-making instructions off the Internet and detonated practice bombs in the desert, authorities said. Sheriff’s deputies said the 17-year-old admitted that the plan included shooting students and using improvised explosive devices. The 15-year-old said the plan was to “kill all of the students who have made fun of him at school and then commit suicide.” Adding an indication that this was something more than youths talking big was the boys’ previous trouble with the law: They were on probation in connection with a 2003 assault in which a 14-year-old boy was sodomized with a metal rod. The suspects had attended Quartz Hill High School but were transferred to other schools because of discipline problems this fall. The 15-year-old enrolled at Desert Sands Charter School and the older boy at Littlerock High School. Sheriff’s deputies began investigating after a teenage girl told a Quartz Hill High vice principal that friends told her the 15-year-old did not like her and was planning to kidnap and torture her and cut off her arms and legs. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! PALMDALE – A teenage boy killed by a younger teen with a baseball bat after a youth baseball game, the arrest of a suspect in the 5-year-old slaying of a college student and torrential rains that washed out dozens of local roads are among 2005’s top Antelope Valley news events. Here are some of the significant events that touched us locally in 2005: w=12 l=16Baseball bat death People across the United States were shocked by the death of 15-year-old Jeremy Rourke, hit in the head with a baseball bat after teasing a younger boy about losing a youth baseball game. 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 Thirteen-year-old Greg Harris Jr. was sentenced in July to confinement in the California Youth Authority until he is 25 after being convicted of second-degree murder in Juvenile Court. Harris’ conviction has been appealed; Rourke’s parents are suing the Palmdale PONY League and the Harris family over the death. Both sets of parents appeared in November on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” to defend their sons. Greg’s parents said he was frightened by the older, bigger boy and didn’t intend to kill him; Jeremy’s parents said their son had not been bullying the younger boy. w=12 l=16Parking-lot killing arrest On a cold February night in 2000, 18-year-old Michelle O’Keefe got out of a friend’s car in a Palmdale Park and Ride lot after returning from working as an extra in a Kid Rock video. She never made it the rest of the way home: She was shot to death in her brand-new Ford Mustang, which was found with its engine running and driver’s door open. last_img read more

Men’s Basketball Travels To Bradley

first_imgFollowing Saturday’s game, the Bulldogs return home to host Illinois State Tuesday, Feb. 7. The Redbirds enter the weekend with a perfect 11-0 record in MVC games to sit atop the league standings. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Knapp Center. Print Friendly Version ESPN3 Story Links Saturday’s game will see the third highest scoring offense in MVC games meet the lowest scoring team as Drake has averaged 74.6 points per game against conference foes while Bradley is averaging just 61.8 points per game against MVC competition. McMurray’s five three-pointers also helped the Bulldogs record 11 as a team in the loss to Wichita State to tie for the most three-pointers the Shockers have surrendered this season and the most in an MVC game. Under head coach Jeff Rutter, the team has made nine or more three pointers in 10 of 15 games. Junior De’Antae McMurray (Alton, Ill.) is coming off a career-high 28 points against Wichita State that included him going 5-of-10 from the three-point arc. It was his second 20-point performance of the season and the 11th by a Bulldog this year. He is now averaging 11.7 points per game in MVC action to help Drake to a 5-6 record in the MVC standings. Graham Woodward (Edina, Minn.) is also coming off another strong performance and has scored 44 points on 16-of-30 shooting with 12 assists during the last five games. Drake Game Notes Live Stats Bradley has dropped six-straight games and is 3-8 in conference play this season. Darrell Brown leads the Braves in scoring with 12.5 points per game. The Drake University men’s basketball team makes the short trip to Peoria this weekend to face Bradley for the first time this season Saturday, Feb. 4. Tipoff is set for 1 p.m. at Carver Arena and will be broadcast on The Valley on ESPN3 and on radio via ESPN Des Moines 1350-AM. Him and McMurray at the point have also helped limit turnovers as of late with the Bulldogs committing just 9.3 turnovers per game during the last three games, five fewer than their season average. Against Wichita State, Drake committed just eight turnovers, the fewest against the Shockers this season. Live Audio last_img read more

MADELEINE: PORTUGESE MEDIA SHUN STORY OF MISSING GIRL

first_imgThe new Madeleine McCann appeal may have triggered headlines around the world but in Portugal the response has been muted, Sky News is reporting. The station’s Europe correspondent Robert Nisbet says newspapers and TV channels in Portugal aren’t giving it the same coverage.One man who lives near the apartment in Praia Da Luz, but didn’t want to be named, said it was “crazy” that the reconstruction is not airing prominently on Portuguese television. Nisbet says Portugese people resent the perception that local police failed to  properly investigate the disappearance of Madeleine.British police have issued photo e-fits of a German man they wish to question about the disappearance of Madeleine.BBC1’s Crimewatch programme will air a reconstruction tonight at 9pm.Our previous story is here: https://www.donegaldaily.com/2013/10/13/breaking-news-is-this-the-man-who-snatched-madeleine-mccann/  MADELEINE: PORTUGESE MEDIA SHUN STORY OF MISSING GIRL was last modified: October 14th, 2013 by John2Share 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:madeleine mccannmissingportugalsky newslast_img read more