first_imgFRISCO, Texas – Stephen F. Austin’s Dominique Jackson and Kaylee Bizzell are the Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week, the league announced Wednesday. All Southland Athletes of the Week are presented by MidSouth Bank.Stephen F. Austin’s duo competed at separate events over the weekend, as Jackson ran at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette, La. Meanwhile, Bizzell took first place in the pole vault at the TCU Invitational in Ft. Worth, Texas. In addition to a winning performance in the 400-meter dash, Jackson boosted her Ladyjacks squad to first place in the 4x400m relay.Bizzell took first among collegiate competitors and third overall in the pole vault with a personal-best mark of 13-11.75.Women’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week – Dominique Jackson, Stephen F. Austin – Sr. – Richmond, TexasJackson ran across a pair of events for the Ladyjacks marking a 1:02.04 clip in the 400m dash. The senior’s individual performance marks the third fastest Southland Conference 400m time of the season. Jackson followed up as a leg of the 4x400m relay team that finished first overall with a 3:46.64. The relay squad’s performance ranks first among the Southland this season.Honorable Mention: Natashia Jackson, Northwestern State; Gracie Hyde, Central Arkansas; Breanna Ransom, Incarnate Word; Briahna Gerlach, Abilene Christian; Valentina Campos, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.Women’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week – Kaylee Bizzell, Stephen F. Austin – Jr. – Golden, TexasBizzell capped the weekend as the top collegiate finisher in the pole vault at the TCU Invitational, opening the outdoor season with a person record of 13-11.75. Her winning vault at the TCU event ranks first in the nation among outdoor pole vault performances.Honorable Mention: Lauren Clarke, Northwestern State; Madison Miles, Incarnate Word; Kayla Melgar, Abilene Christian.Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on at least 25 percent of ballots.last_img read more

first_imgDespite having his polo qualifications challenged by Johor Crown Prince Ismail Idris after his inclusion in Malaysia’s polo squad was announced, he is set to be the first minister in the region to take part in the SEA Games. The 41-year-old Youth and Sports Minister of Malaysia previously played in international matches, and in July’s Malaysia Open.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Thailand, for example, have been represented by at least two royalties. The late King Bhumibol Adulyadej won the OK dinghy class in sailing at the 1967 Bangkok SEAP Games, while Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana – the only daughter of King Maha Vajiralongkorn – clinched the badminton team gold at the 2005 Manila SEA Games.FAIQ BOLKIAHFEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’ The Brunei national football team captain is the nephew of Hassanal Bolkiah, the Sultan of Brunei. He announced himself at the 2015 SEA Games in Singapore, when Brunei finished bottom of their six-team group. Royal blood aside, the 19-year-old is a footballing prospect, having already recorded appearances for the youth sides of English Premier League clubs Southampton, Arsenal, Chelsea and Leicester City.KHAIRY JAMALUDDIN Teen gunned down in Masbate Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano MOST READ It is not often that you can tell your friends and family that you took on a king or princess, but some SEA Games athletes can.Ever since the inaugural South-east Asian Peninsular (SEAP) Games in 1959, the biennial event has seen royal descendants participate in sports which pit them against people of different backgrounds.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES RoS import vows to play better after lack of aggressive play vs Kia Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)08:07Athletes treated to a spectacle as SEA Games 2019 officially ends06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball05:21Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her View commentslast_img read more

first_imgUWUL leaders at the installation programThe newly inducted officers of the United Workers Union of Liberia (UWUL) local office #12 have been warned against engaging in any acts of lawlessness in advocating for their members.Mr. Emmett A. Crayton, Assistant Minister of Trade Union Affairs at the Ministry of Labor, admonished the newly elected officers that they must consider their positions as servants of those who elected them and seek their interest through peaceful means.Crayton said one of their objectives should be to unite the workers to speak with one voice because “in union strong success is sure” through hard work.The installation was held recently in the gold mining town of Kinjor at the UWUL local office in Grand Cape Mount County.Speaking earlier and on behalf of the Bea Mountain Mining Company’s management, Mr. Sando Wayne, community and governmental affairs manager, said the company welcomed the establishment of the workers’ union.He said workers unions are necessary to give workers a voice in making decisions that affect their interest in their places of work .Wayne said one thing the union will bring on board is the advocacy role on behalf their members and promised the company’s full support.Mr. Sydney Cooper, chairman of UWUL, promised to cooperate with the management of Bea Mountain .“Our aim is to make sure that we engage our management through dialogue and not through confusion and I can assure you that we will continue to use dialogue in situations that demand our involvement with the management,” he said.Cooper acknowledged difficulties that faced the union and the unyielding determination of the workers. “There were times that we walked in the rain to make sure that our request to the management was addressed,” he said.He expressed appreciation to Bea Mountain’s management for working with them to get the organization off the union off the ground. “We negotiated with management on pertinent issues and we amicably resolved them which made possible what we have achieved today,” Cooper said.Cooper gave a brief history mining in the community and noted it began in 1996 when a group of artisanal miners discovered the presence of gold in Kinjor leading to the interest of several mining companies including the Mano River Resource and the Aureus Mining.Those installed along with Cooper included Mao Coulibaly, co-chairman, Emmanuel S. Woanyean, secretary general, Maryan Lee, finance officer and James Sulonteh, grievance officer.Others are UWUL’s representatives: Lawrence Copeland Jr., Abraham S. Nyei, Peter Kumeh, Nelson Kiadii, Elijah G. Paypay, Prince Mulbah and Musa Konneh.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

first_imgTAYLOR, B.C. — The Peace Country River Rats will be hosting their annual poker rally this Saturday at the Peace Island boat launch in Taylor.The event is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. with a breakfast, followed by registration at 9:00, and a 10:00 a.m. start. The poker rally will see contestants travelling up the Pine River by jet boat to ‘Happy Hour Corner,’ attempting to build the best poker hand. The event promises to be fun for the whole family, with kids activities including face-painting. In addition, the club will have a dinner after the poker run.The event is open to the public, including non-members of the River Rats club. Hands are $25 each, or five for $100. All the money raised from the Poker Rally goes right back into the club, which uses the money to maintain and improve the Peace Island Park boat launch.- Advertisement -For more information on the event, check out the Peace Country River Rats Facebook page.last_img read more

first_imgDespite receiving assurances aimed at allaying those fears, Mkhitaryan has chosen not to travel to Baku following discussions with the club and his family.Arsenal boss Unai Emery said he respected the ‘personal’ nature of Mkhitaryan’s decision, but conceded it was ‘bad news’ for his team.But Venkatesham branded the situation ‘unacceptable’ and revealed the club would make the full extent of their anger known to the governing body.He was quoted as saying by a number of national newspapers: “I struggle to find words for how strongly I feel. We feel it’s unacceptable.“We don’t feel he can travel and it’s extraordinarily sad. You don’t get a chance to play in major European finals often. Miki has had it taken away from him and it is an extraordinary shame.“We made our point clearly to UEFA, we have written to them. We will also sit down with them face to face after the final and express how it is unacceptable and how it can never happen again to Arsenal or anyone.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Arsenal chief angered by Mkhitaryan situationLONDON, United Kingdom, May 22 – Arsenal’s managing director, Vinai Venkatesham, has branded the choice of venue for the Europa League final as “unacceptable”, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan set to miss the game due to fears over his safety.The Armenian’s safety was a concern because of the dispute between his country and Azerbaijan, the host nation of next week’s fixture between the Gunners and Chelsea.last_img read more

first_imgJOBS: Due to an increase in demand for the quality food at Kelly’s Centra at Mountain Top in Letterkenny, the premises has two new positions it wishes to fill.The Deli Counter at the store has seen a huge increase in demand.As a result, Kelly’s Centra require two new Deli Counter Assistants – one full-time and one part-time. Applicants must have experience and send their CV to mairtin.mtcentra@hotmail.com by next Thursday, November 12. JOBS: DELI ASSISTANTS REQUIRED AT EXPANDING KELLY’S CENTRA was last modified: November 5th, 2015 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:Donegal DailyjobsKelly’s Centralast_img read more

first_imgGardai found a young Letterkenny man smoking a cannabis joint after spotting him acting suspiciously in a carpark.Gardai noticed Caolan O’Donnell, of 1 Glendale Park, in a ‘secluded location’ at McGinley’s Car Park, Pearse Road, Letterkenny, at 7.10pm on December 23, 2017. Gardai approached two males, one of whom was O’Donnell, and conducted a search as they detected a strong smell of cannabis.A single cannabis joined was found on O’Donnell, who made full admission.O’Donnell failed to appear at Letterkenny District Court and Judge Paul Kelly issued a bench warrant for his arrest.Bench warrant issued for Letterkenny man caught smoking ‘joint’ was last modified: January 30th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare 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:Caolan O’DonnellJudge Paul KellyletterkennyLetterkenny District Courtlast_img read more

first_imgGLENFIN GAA NOTESLotto Winning numbers for Tuesday the 26/01/2016: 3-6-4-8-7-5-1-2 No Winners. Jackpot for draw on Tuesday the 02/02/2016 is €2600.00Club Membership now due Adults €50.00. U18 €20.00 The County Final of Scor takes place in Glenswilly Sports Hall on Friday night the 29/01/16 at 7.30pm. Glenfin will be represented in the Solo Singing, Recitation, Drama and the Quiz. All support welcome.Minor Board:The minor board are running a Junior Strictly Come Dancing around Easter time. Anyone wishing to get involved contact Frank Ward on 0862098102. Under age training: Wednesdays, under 8, 6pm to 7pm, under 10, 7pm to 8pm. Thursdays, under 12, under 13 & under 14 Boys 6.15pm to 7.15pmHandball: Handball training for all National schools on Monday nights from 6.30pm to 8.00pmSeason Tickets are still available for Club and County matches. Check out www.seasontickets.ie for all information required for purchasing you season ticket.Next club meeting Tuesday 02/02/2016GAA NEWS: GLENFIN TAKE PART IN SCOR FINAL was last modified: January 28th, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:GLENFIN GAA NOTESlast_img read more

first_imgJOE DUFFY has reaffirmed his intention to become a ‘free agent’ as the Burtonport man prepares to face Reza Madadi in London in March.The 28-year-old Donegal man will be fighting for the fifth and final time as a UFC fighter, Duffy having become frustrated in the franchise.Duffy (15-2) takes on the 14-4 Madadi on March 18 at The O2 Arena in London and says: “The plan is free agency. Nothing has changed. “But I’ve enjoyed my time with the UFC and I definitely won’t be cutting them out of the picture. We’ll see how this performance goes.”Iranian Madadi lost to Irishman Norman Parke in October 2015.Bar his points loss at the hands of Dustin Poirier, lightweight Duffy has won all of his contests inside the first round.Back in July, lightweight Duffy took just 25 seconds to overcome Mitch Clarke in Las Vegas for what was the fourth-fastest stoppage in MMA history. ‘Mad Dog’ Madadi is a 38-year-old with a 3-2 UFC – 14-4 overall as a mixed martial artist -record and his last fight was a win over Yan Cabral in Rotterdam back in May.Duffy said: He’s never been finished, he’s fit, he’s game everywhere and he’s not afraid to strike.“You need to be as fit as you can be when you’re up against him. But as always, I’m confident everywhere and I reckon most of the fight will be standing.” Joe Duffy will go for MMA’s free agency route after final UFC bout in March was last modified: January 19th, 2017 by Chris McNultyShare 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:Joe Duffylast_img read more

first_imgAction between Dungloe and Killybegs in Dungloe this afternoon. (Pic: Eoin Mc Garvey)THE last eight into the Donegal Senior Championship quarter finals are now known after today’s games.They are champions Glenswilly, St Michaels, St Eunans, Naomh Conaill, Four Masters, Ardara, Dungloe and Termon.Dungloe saw off Killybegs while Termon beat Gaoth Dobhair today. Naomh Conaill defeated St Eunan’s – with both clubs already through – 0-09 to 0-07. DONEGAL SFC: LAST EIGHT TEAMS NOW KNOWN was last modified: October 12th, 2014 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:donegalQuarter finalsSenior Football Championshiplast_img read more