World Series: Boston on brink of title after Game 4 win over LA

first_imgMoreland got the comeback started with his three-run shot off Ryan Madson — only Boston’s second hit of the game — after Xander Bogaerts and Holt walked.Pearce then repeated the Game 3 feat of Jackie Bradley Jr., who also hit a tying homer in the eighth off Jansen. The longtime Dodgers closer has three blown saves and an extra-inning loss during the past two World Series.Dodger Stadium was already rumbling with tension and fear when Holt doubled in the ninth off losing pitcher Dylan Floro. Devers sent him home with a go-ahead single — and three batters later, Pearce cleared the bases.After Pearce arrived at second and Martinez was intentionally walked, Martinez used his hands to make a heart and mouthed “I love you!” to Pearce. Both players cracked up.Pearce even scored Boston’s ninth run on Bogaerts’ single, celebrating wildly with teammates in somnolent Chavez Ravine.Devers added a big defensive play in the ninth when he slid to stop Manny Machado’s hard grounder behind third before throwing across the diamond for the second out. Craig Kimbrel retired Cody Bellinger to end it, leaving Puig in the on-deck circle.After throwing six pitches in relief the night before, left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez largely stymied the Dodgers until giving up Puig’s homer in the sixth. Rodriguez slammed his glove on the mound in frustration.Los Angeles opened the scoring on a throwing error by catcher Christian Vazquez.Joe Kelly was the winner after tossing two shutout innings.HOLLYWOOD LIGHTS Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Game 5 is Sunday at Dodger Stadium, where the Red Sox can close out a spectacular season with their fourth title in 15 years. Boston picked Game 2 winner David Price to start on short rest over Chris Sale against fellow lefty Clayton Kershaw.Soon after Yasiel Puig’s three-run homer in the sixth put the Dodgers up by four, Boston’s incredible surge began with pinch-hitter Mitch Moreland’s three-run homer in the seventh. By the time they were done decimating the Dodgers’ bullpen, six Red Sox had combined for seven hits — four for extra bases.“It was just a great night, all the way around,” Pearce said. “A great team win. A much-needed win, especially after what happened (in Game 3). I just love this team’s fight.”The Red Sox scored just two runs in their first 24 innings at Dodger Stadium, but added nine more in the final three innings of Game 4. Sale’s motivational screams in the dugout might have played a role, but whatever the reason, Boston responded splendidly to a perilous situation.“Sometimes in October we talk about mechanics, and how you feel at the plate and all that, (but) sometimes it’s will,” rookie manager Alex Cora said. “You will yourself to do great things. And it started very simple. A few good at-bats, and then the big swing, and we kept rolling and we didn’t stop playing.”ADVERTISEMENT Gasol, Conley lead Grizzlies to easy win over Suns The stands were packed with iconic Los Angeles athletes from Sandy Koufax and Magic Johnson to Kobe Bryant, who read the Dodgers’ starting lineup before watching from the front row in a Machado jersey. Hollywood luminaries also attended, including Charlize Theron, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, James Franco, Don Johnson and Rob Lowe. For the first pitch, Dennis Eckersley took the mound in an Athletics jersey for a toss to Kirk Gibson, whose game-ending homer off Eck in the 1988 World Series still looms larger than Muncy’s drive in Dodgers history.STARTING FROM ZERORodriguez, who threw 93 pitches, became the first pitcher to start a World Series game on zero days’ rest since Firpo Marberry for the Washington Senators in 1924.UP NEXTRed Sox: Price gave up two runs and three hits over six innings in Game 2 for his second consecutive postseason win. He also pitched in relief in Game 3.Dodgers: Kershaw makes his fourth World Series start. He was charged with five runs and seven hits over four-plus innings in a Game 1 loss at Boston.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew 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 The Red Sox overcame a three-run deficit in a World Series game for the second time. Boston also rallied from three down against Cincinnati in 1975 in Game 6, best known for Carlton Fisk’s dramatic homer in the 12th after Bernie Carbo tied it with a three-run shot.Pearce was an unlikely candidate to join that lineage as the latest postseason hero in Boston’s long October history, but the 12-year veteran acquired in June did it twice.The 35-year-old journeyman connected off All-Star closer Kenley Jansen for a tying homer in the eighth, and cleared the bases one inning later with a double to the gap. Pearce joined Carl Yastrzemski in 1967 and David Ortiz in 2004 as the only Boston players to homer while driving in four runs in a World Series game.″(Puig’s homer) was a big blow, but everybody was pulling for each other, trying to get each other riled up,” Pearce said. “This team has a lot of fight, and it was great to see how we responded. Our offense went silent for about 20-plus innings, so our pitchers did a great job.”The superlative Boston roster that won 108 regular-season games and then rolled through the 100-win New York Yankees and defending champion Houston Astros to win the AL pennant is now one win from this formerly tormented franchise’s ninth World Series crown.Enrique Hernandez hit a two-run homer in the ninth for Los Angeles, which could become the first team to lose the World Series on its home field in back-to-back seasons since the New York Giants lost at the Polo Grounds to the Yankees in 1936 and 1937. The Dodgers’ bullpen flopped after manager Dave Roberts pulled starter Rich Hill, who dazzled for 6 1/3 innings of one-hit ball.Los Angeles must overcome a 3-1 deficit to end its 30-year championship drought. Only six teams have accomplished the feat in a best-of-seven World Series, although the Chicago Cubs did it just two years ago.“We’re not out yet,” Roberts said. “Our guys aren’t done. We’ve got our best going tomorrow and we’re expecting to win a baseball game.”Less than 17 hours after Max Muncy’s 18th-inning homer for the Dodgers ended the longest game in World Series history at 7 hours, 20 minutes, the teams were back on the field in Chavez Ravine. Game 4 took only 3 hours, 57 minutes, but had at least as many twists and turns.After Hill left to a standing ovation, Boston’s feast on the Dodgers’ relievers began. By the time the Red Sox were done, all five relievers used by Roberts had yielded at least one run. 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Steve Pearce hit a tying homer in the eighth inning and a three-run double in the ninth, and the Red Sox emphatically rallied for a 9-6 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday.Pinch-hitter Rafael Devers singled home Brock Holt with the tiebreaking run in the ninth as Boston roared to a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven matchup.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 ChrissLess than a day after a wrenching, 440-minute defeat ended well past midnight, the Red Sox trailed 4-0 in the seventh inning before they shook off that heartbreak, warmed up their bats and sped away from LA.“I’ve never been on a team where you just get punched in the face and then come back tomorrow and act like they are totally fine,” Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez said. “It’s impressive.”last_img read more

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Four LiVArts Students Triumph in Accountability Drawing Contest

first_imgThe Accountability Lab has yet again teamed up with the LiVArts academy and its young students in preparing them to be accountable, law abiding citizens.““Being accountable means somebody who understands their rights, and fulfills their responsibilities,” says founder and director of the Accountability Lab Liberia, Blair Glencorse. “It begins with personal responsibility as it’s not good enough to point fingers at other people and say that they are corrupt or they are not accountable.  I think we all have to begin with our own behaviors and that’s what we are trying to help young people here understand and think about so that collectively, as the future leaders of this country, they can make it everything it should be.”In previous months, the two (LiVArts and Accountability Lab) have been working closely together to foresee how children in Liberia understand what it means to be “accountable”.During the first Accountability Art drawing contest initiative to help the 10-15 students understand, each student was asked to present his/her own drawing of problems that they see and can relate too.Three lucky winners, Austin Mah (1st place), Tracy Lumeh (2nd place) and Jeremiah Kerkula (3rd place) drew everything from poor sanitation, teachers demanding money for grades and problems relative to what these children see every day.Meanwhile, a second round of the accountability art class has successfully highlighted four new winners; a positive sign that these children understand what it means to be responsible for ones actions.Theophilus C. Bowah, Leona D. Zolue, Emmanuel F.Yekeh Jr and E. Varney Kamara) were the winners of the awards given following the class. Another class is scheduled to take place  on May 17.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Jurgen Klopp pictured at Anfield

first_img Jurgen Klopp touches the This Is Anfield sign 1 With Brendan Rodgers sacked by Liverpool it looks like the Reds are keen on bringing Jurgen Klopp in as his replacement and the German has already shown his reverence for the club’s history.Klopp led Borussia Dortmund to back-to-back Bundesliga titles and a Champions League final during his time in charge at the Westfalenstadion, and also took the club to Anfield in the summer of 2014 for a pre-season friendly.Before that game, Klopp showed his knowledge of Liverpool history by touching the ‘This Is Anfield’ sign when entering the pitch, as has been the tradition for Reds since the days of Bill Shankly.Would you like to see him at Anfield on a regular basis? Share your thoughts by leaving a comment below.last_img

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Arrest made in fatal crash

first_imgA 28-year-old Los Angeles man was behind bars today in connection with a four-vehicle crash in the Fairfax District in which a woman died and seven others were injured, police said. A Checker taxicab was traveling south on Crescent Heights Boulevard at Melrose Avenue about 2:15 a.m. yesterday when it was broadsided by a westbound Toyota Scion driven by Willie Faulkner, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Faulkner was traveling at a “high rate of speed” and ran a red light at Melrose and Crescent Heights, police said. The Scion struck the driver’s side of the taxi, causing both cars to careen into the eastbound lanes of Melrose, where they struck a Ford Escape and a Subaru Impreza, according to police. Faulkner was arrested and booked on suspicion of felony vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence. He was being held on $170,000 bail, police said. Anyone with information about the crash was asked to call West Traffic Division detectives at (213) 473-0234 or the 24-hour detective information desk at (877) 529-3855. For more news and observations about crime in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, check out the Daily News’ crime blog by clicking here.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREStriving toward a more perfect me: Doug McIntyre The taxi was carrying five passengers, one of whom was killed. Sarah Gilfillan, 26, of Pasadena, was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, police said. The four other passengers were hospitalized with moderate to critical injuries, police said. The cab driver was also transported to a hospital but was later released. Two passengers in Faulkner’s car suffered minor injuries and were treated and released at a nearby hospital. The occupants of the two vehicles struck after the initial accident were not injured. last_img read more

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GOLF NEWS: LETTERKENNY LADIES GOLF CLUB NOTES

first_imgMany thanks to Paco, in particular Tracey who set up a beautiful display of the new collection, who very generously sponsored the 18 hole competition on 17th July. Not this ladys first time to walk the floor as she has been on it every week, but her maiden voyage I believe as the winner, was the Lady Captain herself, Angela Kilgallen with a superb 37 points. Runner up was Connie Reddan 37 points B.O.T 3rd place went to Jackie Ireland 36 points B.O.T. The Back 9 was won by C. Daly 18 points. The front 9 was won by a complete stranger to the podium Mary Ellen McNulty who quickly declared she would be back and true to her word as ever, the winner in the 9 hole competition was announced, as none other than Mary Ellen McNulty with 16 points on the 12th July. Runner up was her playing partner, who may have picked up a few tips from Mary Ellen, Mary Murray 16 points B.O.T.Mr Captain Niall O’Donnells prize to the Ladies was played on Thursday and armed with her ‘Daz White’ bag and 6 clubs Marian O’Sullivan emerged the victor with 38 points. Catherine Cooke-Harkin came runner up with 37 points. The gross was won by Tracy Spence and my own playing partner Vera Kearney came 3rd with 37 points B.O.T. The nines were won by Bridget McClafferty and Anne Condon.In the pre-Captains Mixed Foursomes, there were mixed fortunes for some of us but pairings took to the course determined to enjoy Nialls weekend. The winners with a fantastic 42.2 were Maura Cavanagh and Danny McLaughlin. Runners up were Anne Condon and John Russell with 46.4 and their playing partners Garret Condon and Cynthia Fuery came 3rd with 48.5 B.O.T. The Marie O’Donnell team play their home match against Ballybofey and Stranorlar on Monday 30th at 4pm. Ladies are invited to lend their much needed support to the team, under the stewardship of Celine Bradley. Every best wish is sent to one and all for a great match. The first draw of the Club Development Draw will take place on the night of the club classic which will take place on August 25th . There are still tickets available. The “Ladies Golf Times” is Irelands only golf magazine produced exclusively for women and the ladies of Letterkenny Golf Club are well represented in it. It is now available in shops. The North West Breast Care Unit Classic, sponsored by the Silver Tassie Hotel & Spa, will be played today (Friday) and some last minute timeslots are still available for late decision makers! Next Tuesday, 31st July, is an 18 hole club competition kindly sponsored by Clare Clothing, Alcorns and the Lemon Tree. Soon we will be into Lady Captains week, so try and get your three cards entered prior to that if you have not already done so.Golf Knowledge and Rules:Through the Green: is anywhere on the course other than the teeing ground, hazards, and putting green.GOLF NEWS: LETTERKENNY LADIES GOLF CLUB NOTES was last modified: July 23rd, 2012 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:Letterkenny Ladies Golf Club noteslast_img read more

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ATHLETICS: RESULTS FROM THE DONEGAL 5K

first_imgThe annual Donegal 5k road championship which which is pretty much the conclusion of the Donegal grand prix series which in 2012 once again brought thousands onto the roads and streets of the county was held in Convoy this year to acknowledge the memory of local athlete Shane Bonner.A trophy in his memory for the winner was won by Conor Bradley from Derry and something like 550 turned up at the GAA grounds to register whether it was run jog or walk.The female winner was Finn Valley’s Teresa McGloin while leading juniors were Ruairi Finnegan Lac and Sara Moore Omagh . It was yet another very positive community event with Carndonagh native Karol Doherty the wheelchair winner. Team victories were shared by Valley and Lac .Next fixture is the primary schools Sept 26 with the secondary schools on Sept 27 both at Finn ValleyDonegal 5k 2012UPDATED RESULTS Donegal 5k 2012 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club1 837 14.55 Conor Bradley SM City Of Derry2 659 15.11 Chris Johnston SM Letterkenny A C3 663 15.21 Ruarí Finnegan SM Letterkenny A C 4 660 15.34 Ciaran Doherty SM Letterkenny A C5 662 15.39 Dan King SM Letterkenny A C6 568 15.49 Gerard Gallagher SM Finn Valley A C7 217 15.54 Brian Kelly SM St Abbans 8 650 16.00 Pauric Mc Kinney M40 Individual9 598 16.03 James Speight SM Finn Valley A C10 753 16.07 James Brown M40 City Of Derry11 872 16.13 Gary Crossan M40 Letterkenny A C12 507 16.14 Patrick Foy M40 Castlefinn Running13 836 16.23 Patrick Hamilton SM City Of Derry14 685 16.30 Mark Mc Guinness JM Tír Chonaill A C15 840 16.39 Pius McIntyre SM Foyle Valley16 653 16.42 Kevin Ferry SM Letterkenny A C17 575 16.46 Kieran Carlin M40 Finn Valley A C18 696 16.47 Karl Griffin JM Tír Chonaill A C19 775 16.47 Paul Toner SM Letterkenny A C20 687 16.49 Ciaran Crawford SM Letterkenny A C21 701 16.51 Paul Mc Glinchey SM Letterkenny A C22 931 16.51 Dominic Bonner M50 Finn Valley A C23 900 16.54 Noel Diver SM Rosses A.C.24 627 16.55 Teresa Mc Gloin SW Finn Valley A C25 888 17.07 Colm McNulty M40 Finn Valley A C26 581 17.12 Martin Irwin M40 Finn Valley A C27 589 17.15 Ben Austin SM Finn Valley A C28 216 17.25 Dermot Brennan SM Finn Valley A C29 801 17.28 Martin Mooney SM Individual30 576 17.30 Ryan Porter JM Finn Valley A C16 September Page 1 of 15 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club31 694 17.33 Dwaine Robb SM Inishowen A C32 876 17.35 Joe English M50 Letterkenny A C33 551 17.37 Becky Wade SW Finn Valley A C34 688 17.41 Declan Mc Carthy M50 City Of Derry35 839 17.44 Pat Hegarty M50 Finn Valley A C36 865 17.51 Tom Thompson M40 Finn Valley A C37 695 17.54 Marcus Mc Clintock M40 Letterkenny A C38 655 17.55 Aidan Mc Kenna SM Letterkenny A C39 761 17.56 Annmarie Mc Glynn SW Lifford A C40 899 18.02 Fionuala Diver SW Letterkenny A C41 760 18.03 Brian Ferry SM Individual42 869 18.08 PJ Boyce M40 Cranford A C43 862 18.12 Glen Hunter SM Letterkenny A C44 664 18.17 Martin Gormley M40 Letterkenny A C45 678 18.22 Zack Mc Gowan JM City Of Derry46 689 18.23 Richard Mc Carthy M50 Tír Chonaill A C47 867 18.26 John Daly M40 Letterkenny A C48 774 18.32 Liam Murray SM Finn Valley A C49 834 18.33 Gareth McLaughlin SM Inishowen A C50 541 18.33 Oisin Gallen JM Finn Valley A C51 841 18.37 Ryan Gallagher SM Individual52 221 18.38 Brian McNamee JM Finn Valley A C53 671 18.43 Michael Devenney SM United Health Care54 306 18.43 Pauric Breslin SM Individual55 951 18.44 Sean Dudgeon SM Lifford A C56 583 18.44 Michael Snr Penrose M40 Finn Valley A C57 593 18.50 Raymond Doherty M50 Finn Valley A C58 759 18.54 Gareth Kerrigan SM Individual59 557 18.56 Catriona Mc Granaghan SW Finn Valley A C60 699 19.00 Claire Mc Guigan SW Lifford A C61 780 19.03 Raymond Birch SM Individual62 861 19.04 Padraig Friel SM Letterkenny A C16 September Page 2 of 15 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club63 580 19.05 Brendan Irwin SM Finn Valley A C64 870 19.08 Gavin O’Donnell M40 Letterkenny A C65 250 19.12 Noeleen Porter W45 Finn Valley A C66 779 19.14 Darragh Mc Crossan SM Lifford A C67 667 19.18 Gary Gallagher SM Lifford A C68 911 19.19 Lee Boid JM Individual69 654 19.20 Adrian Callaghan SM Letterkenny A C70 651 19.21 Kevin Toner M60 Letterkenny A C71 929 19.26 Stephen Gibson SM Letterkenny A C72 863 19.31 Charlie O’Donnell SM Letterkenny A C73 307 19.31 Shaun Woods JM Finn Valley A C74 889 19.33 David Shovlin SM Convoy75 577 19.33 Mark Bonner JM Finn Valley A C76 850 19.34 Sara Moore JW Omagh Harriers77 842 19.34 David Gordan JM Individual78 864 19.37 Ronan Whomiskey M40 Inishowen A C79 826 19.39 John Cannon M50 Tír Chonaill A C80 542 19.40 Padraig Patton JM Finn Valley A C81 946 19.42 Trevor Doherty SM Individual82 574 19.43 Conor Mc Gonagle SM Finn Valley A C83 804 19.44 John A McMullen SM Individual84 367 19.47 Mick Harkin M40 Individual85 711 19.50 Joseph Mc Gill Walker Individual86 893 19.51 Darren McGlinchey SM Finn Valley A C87 916 19.55 Simon Ward SM Finn Valley A C88 809 19.55 Gerard Monaghan Walker Individual89 786 19.55 Shauna Patton JW Individual90 787 19.55 Ian Ward SM Finn Valley A C91 866 19.56 Shane Thompson JM Finn Valley A C92 830 19.57 Gavin Toner SM Individual93 571 20.00 Andy Scanlon M40 Finn Valley A C94 848 20.05 Sean Toner SM Individual16 September Page 3 of 15 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club95 979 20.05 Philip Callaghan M40 Individual96 543 20.05 Jack Mc Bride JM Finn Valley A C97 311 20.11 Peter Boyce JM Individual98 978 20.11 Sean McDaid SM Inishowen A C99 636 20.13 Charmian O’ Brien SW Finn Valley A C100 590 20.14 Pat Mc Crudden M60 Finn Valley A C101 843 20.17 Richard Gordan JM Individual102 912 20.17 Conor Boid JM Individual103 998 20.18 Phelim Lynch SM Individual104 895 20.22 Shannon McGlinchey JW Finn Valley A C105 895 20.22 Phil Boyle M40 Letterkenny A C106 539 20.23 Kay Byrne W45 Finn Valley A C107 770 20.26 Darren Mc Glynn Walker Individual108 305 20.27 Seamus Morrison M40 Letterkenny A C109 868 20.28 Richard Raymond M50 Letterkenny A C110 724 20.28 Niall Bonner JM Finn Valley A C111 582 20.29 Michael Penrose SM Finn Valley A C112 835 20.30 Amy McDaid JW City Of Derry113 304 20.31 Paul Gildea SM Individual114 631 20.34 Miriam Bonner W40 Finn Valley A C115 873 20.34 Brian Doherty SM Individual116 754 20.34 Packie Mailey SM Individual117 917 20.35 Paul McGettigan SM Individual118 693 20.36 Michael Donaghey M40 Inishowen A C119 540 20.36 Sarah Byrne SW Finn Valley A C120 544 20.37 Shane Mc Bride JM Finn Valley A C121 825 20.39 Philomena Gallagher W40 Tír Chonaill A C122 594 20.41 Hugh Gallagher SM Finn Valley A C123 723 20.42 Dean Bonner JM Finn Valley A C124 686 20.43 Joseph Casey M40 Individual125 752 20.44 Johnny Ward M50 Tír Chonaill A C126 800 20.46 Garvan McCloskey M40 Letterkenny A C16 September Page 4 of 15 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club127 690 20.47 Kevin Mc Meniman SM Lifford A C128 915 20.48 Patrick Brennan SM Individual129 642 20.52 Kieran Mc Hugh M40 Finn Valley A C130 716 20.54 Caolan Ward SM Finn Valley A C131 384 20.55 Chris O’Donnell SM Individual132 310 20.57 Seamus Gallen M40 Finn Valley A C133 886 20.58 Tony Gallagher M40 Finn Valley A C134 707 21.01 William Freney M40 Individual135 370 21.02 Mark Quinn SM Individual136 592 21.03 Brendan Patton M50 Finn Valley A C137 813 21.04 Mark Laverty JM Convoy138 638 21.05 Alish Patton SW Finn Valley A C139 984 21.07 Patrick McNamee SM Individual140 595 21.09 Seamus Curran M40 Finn Valley A C141 284 21.10 Ronan McBride SM Finn Valley A C142 645 21.13 Mark Mc Cafferty SM Finn Valley A C143 799 21.15 Jack Gillespie Boys 16 Individual144 982 21.17 Terry McDevitt SM Inishowen A C145 677 21.20 Hanah Mc Gowan JW City Of Derry146 656 21.22 Niamh Mc Daid SW Letterkenny A C147 771 21.23 Paul Dillion SM Individual148 692 21.24 Owen Mc Kinney M40 Inishowen A C149 871 21.25 Gerard Mullen SM Letterkenny A C150 852 21.26 Noreen Bonner W50 Finn Valley A C151 988 21.27 Alan Catterson M40 Individual152 894 21.29 John McGlinchey M40 Finn Valley A C153 683 21.30 Linda Ward W45 Tír Chonaill A C154 820 21.38 Ronan O’Donnell Boys 16 Finn Valley A C155 851 21.40 Niall Duggan SM Individual156 527 21.41 Gearld Mc Glynn SM Castlefinn Running157 634 21.42 Cliodhna Dunne SW Finn Valley A C158 824 21.44 Sharon McGowan W40 Tír Chonaill A C16 September Page 5 of 15 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club159 853 21.48 Hugh O’Donnell M50 Individual160 635 21.50 Margaret Reid SW Finn Valley A C161 521 21.51 Catherine Dooher SW Castlefinn Running162 987 21.54 Joe McGlynn SM Finn Valley A C163 246 21.54 Declan McElwaine SM Individual164 300 21.56 Gareth McKane SM Individual165 684 22.01 Brenda Morris W50 Tír Chonaill A C166 703 22.03 P.j. Sweeney M50 Finn Valley A C167 910 22.06 Sharon Black SW Individual168 985 22.07 Margaret Shields W40 Letterkenny A C169 969 22.09 Roger Jnr O’Conner JM Individual170 914 22.12 Declan Carlin SM Finn Valley A C171 215 22.14 Vera Haughey W50 Tír Chonaill A C172 750 22.15 Mary Hippsley W40 Finn Valley A C173 639 22.16 Ciara Kelly JW Finn Valley A C174 763 22.16 Liam Marley M50 Cranford A C175 986 22.22 Martina Hegarty SW Individual176 913 22.23 William Boid SM Individual177 755 22.24 Michael Mc Meniman SM Individual178 632 22.25 Gloria Donaghey W50 Finn Valley A C179 641 22.27 Aoibhinn Mc Hugh JW Finn Valley A C180 764 22.29 Gillian Marley JW Milford A C181 717 22.29 Arronn O’ Connell JM Finn Valley A C182 768 22.30 Paul O’ Donnell SM Individual183 365 22.31 Eunan Mc Bride M40 Letterkenny A C184 366 22.32 Bill Vaughan M40 Individual185 919 22.34 Alisha Carlin JW Finn Valley A C186 832 22.37 Jodie Stewart SW Finn Valley A C187 640 22.41 Eimear Kelly JW Finn Valley A C188 890 22.41 Briege Collins W40 Inishowen A C189 741 22.42 John Mc Gill M50 Individual190 704 22.42 Mark Sweeney SM Finn Valley A C16 September Page 6 of 15 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club191 637 22.42 Maria Mc Gonagle SW Finn Valley A C192 559 22.44 Paul Marley SM Finn Valley A C193 561 22.46 Sean Mc Meniman M50 Finn Valley A C194 845 22.48 Conor McGill JM Individual195 247 22.50 Aoife McElwaine SW Individual196 501 22.52 Eamon Mc Connell M40 Castlefinn Running197 534 22.54 Dominic Mc Glinchey SM Castlefinn Running198 240 22.56 Joe McNulty SM Individual199 767 23.00 John Sweeney SM Individual200 549 23.04 Danny Gamble SM Finn Valley A C201 564 23.05 Hugo mc Guire M50 Finn Valley A C202 302 23.06 Sean O’Donnell M50 Individual203 874 23.10 Brendan Boyce Walker Letterkenny A C204 821 23.11 Odhran O’Donnell Boys 16 Finn Valley A C205 983 23.12 Ryan Dorrian SM Individual206 992 23.13 Jonathan Wilson SM Individual207 751 23.14 Mark Donaghey M40 Lifford A C208 566 23.15 James Nash SM Finn Valley A C209 303 23.16 Ernie Pollock M50 Individual210 315 23.17 Dylan Devitt M50 Individual211 314 23.18 Conal Gallagher M40 Individual212 973 23.19 PJ McMenamin SM Individual213 740 23.19 Pascal Gillin M50 Individual214 668 23.20 Aileen Boggs SW Lifford A C215 964 23.24 Bernard McMonagle SM Individual216 891 23.28 Ruth Doherty W35 Inishowen A C217 957 23.32 Eugene Mc Ginley M40 Individual218 803 23.40 Gavin Harris SM Individual219 854 23.44 Keith French SM Individual220 218 23.49 Catriona Gilligan SW Finn Valley A C221 226 23.50 Jim Hynes M60 Finn Valley A C222 220 23.51 Andrew McNamee SM Individual16 September Page 7 of 15 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club223 301 23.52 Wesley McKane SM Finn Valley A C224 769 23.52 Michael Murphy SM Individual225 844 23.56 Joe Gallen M50 Lifford A C226 505 24.01 Francis Cairns W40 Castlefinn Running227 681 24.05 Áine Mc Grath JW Finn Valley A C228 679 24.06 Brendan Mc Elhinney SM Individual229 675 24.07 Laird Mc Kinley SM United Health Care230 937 24.12 Paddy Gildea SM Individual231 967 24.21 Bryan Coyle JM Letterkenny A C232 971 24.22 Terence Quinn M40 Individual233 966 24.30 Caroline McNulty SW Finn Valley A C234 981 24.32 Mary Carlin W50 Finn Valley A C235 766 24.36 Aisling Toye Walker Individual236 766 24.36 Mark Denning SM Finn Valley A C237 819 24.38 Adrian O’Donnell SM Individual238 962 24.43 Isobel Breslin W40 Lifford A C239 249 24.44 Eugene McGinley SM Individual240 789 24.54 Michael McCAfferty JM Individual241 781 25.02 Fiona Deasley SW Individual242 383 25.07 Aoife Harper JW Individual243 691 25.10 Sean Mc Auliffe M40 Individual244 918 25.23 Amanda McBrearty SW Individual245 745 25.24 Kathryn Kavanagh SW Individual246 887 25.28 Sinead Gallagher JW Finn Valley A C247 762 25.29 Ben Conway Walker Lifford A C248 706 25.30 Brian Mc Elwaine SM Individual249 997 25.33 Gareth Patton SM Individual250 961 25.33 April Moore Walker Individual251 926 25.42 Sean Patterson M40 Individual252 670 25.48 Eamon O’ Regan SM Unattached253 502 25.49 Carl Houston M40 Castlefinn Running254 972 25.49 Jason Regan SM Individual16 September Page 8 of 15 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club255 941 25.54 Marie Mc Colgan W40 Finn Valley A C256 248 25.54 Paul Kelly JM Individual257 279 25.54 lauren McDaid JW Finn Valley A C258 526 25.55 Lisa Doherty SW Castlefinn Running259 827 25.55 Sinead Kelly SW Individual260 812 25.56 Dale Laverty Boys 16 Convoy261 901 25.56 Maurice Murray SM Individual262 556 25.56 Cathy Lindsay SW Finn Valley A C263 976 25.57 Mary Higgins SW Individual264 976 25.57 Mary Higgans SW Individual265 974 25.57 Emmet O’Donnell SM Individual266 239 25.57 Stephen Corry SM Individual267 506 25.58 Ann Foy W40 Castlefinn Running268 945 25.58 Danny Mc Bride M40 Individual269 884 25.58 Anita Martin SW Individual270 555 25.59 Pat Lindsay SM Finn Valley A C271 831 26.00 Lindsey Toner SW Individual272 968 26.02 Roger O’Connor M40 Individual273 883 26.03 Christine Feely W40 Finn Valley A C274 898 26.11 Enda Bogle M40 Individual275 838 26.51 Oliva Gillen SW Individual276 980 26.54 Frankie Murray M50 Individual277 942 26.54 Jack Bradley Walker Individual278 975 26.54 Denise Espey SW Individual279 535 27.02 Mary Martin W50 Finn Valley A C280 381 27.09 Adam Sweeney Walker Individual281 790 27.16 Briege McCafferty W45 Individual282 251 27.18 Jimmy Gildea M60 Letterkenny A C283 518 27.19 Kerry Rowan SW Castlefinn Running284 520 27.22 Lisa Mc Daid SW Castlefinn Running285 609 27.22 Denise Collins SW Finn Valley A C286 565 27.26 James Mc Guire M50 Finn Valley A C16 September Page 9 of 15 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club287 517 27.35 Carmel Mc Connell SW Castlefinn Running288 698 27.43 Janine Boyle Walker Finn Valley A C289 368 27.46 Bridgee Mc Ginty SW Individual290 744 27.49 Ginette Mc Elwaine SW Finn Valley A C291 512 27.49 Denise Mc Gahern W40 Castlefinn Running292 536 27.52 Anne Marie Lynch SW Finn Valley A C293 994 27.56 Bernie Alcorrn Walker Finn Valley A C294 995 27.56 Richard Alcorn Walker Finn Valley A C295 909 28.03 Niamh McGlinchey JW Individual296 702 28.06 Collete Mc Dermot SW Individual297 715 28.16 Brina Ward SW Finn Valley A C298 822 28.16 Valisa O’Donnell JW Finn Valley A C299 570 28.22 Kevin Mc Hugh M60 Finn Valley A C300 622 28.25 Sophie Kelly SW Finn Valley A C301 765 28.29 Madline Penrose JW Finn Valley A C302 718 28.32 Marie Bonner W50 Finn Valley A C303 953 28.43 Margaret Doherty W40 Individual304 277 28.45 Mark Vance SM Individual305 241 28.46 Cheral Hetheringtton SW Individual306 818 28.46 Aine Kear Girls 16 Finn Valley A C307 244 28.46 Conal McDermott JM Individual308 927 28.55 Oran Patterson Walker Individual309 600 28.55 Paula Jenson SW Finn Valley A C310 516 29.03 Irene Mc Nulty SW Castlefinn Running311 710 29.05 Jessica Mc Gill Walker Individual312 897 29.06 Shauna O’Donnell SW Individual313 782 29.06 Breda Mc Bride SW Individual314 956 29.07 Tom Bonner M50 Individual315 712 29.17 Cliona Mc Gill Walker Individual316 313 29.33 Kieranna McCorrmack SW Individual317 923 29.35 Cathy Kelly W40 Finn Valley A C318 312 29.40 Cathy Lynch SW Individual16 September Page 10 of 15 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club319 856 29.44 Mary Gallagher SW Individual320 537 29.46 Audrey Crawford SW Finn Valley A C321 950 30.05 Mary Neely SW Individual322 697 30.15 Muirinn Duffy Walker Finn Valley A C323 514 30.21 Laura Whiteduncan SW Castlefinn Running324 902 30.25 Rebecca Ward SW Individual325 905 30.29 Melanie Pearson W40 Individual326 960 30.35 Deirdre Mc Garrigle W40 Individual327 920 30.40 Mary Harold W40 Finn Valley A C328 908 30.42 Niall McGlinchey SM Individual329 519 30.46 Finola Mc Bride W40 Castlefinn Running330 885 30.52 Caitlin McGonagle Girls 16 Finn Valley A C331 606 31.10 Claire M West SW Finn Valley A C332 965 31.11 Anne M McMonagle SW Individual333 756 31.17 Grainne Mc Dermott SW Individual334 547 31.30 Wendy Scanlon SW Finn Valley A C335 276 31.44 Shelly Ward SW Individual336 935 31.47 Paddy Bonner SM Individual337 936 31.48 Glenda Bonner SW Individual338 613 31.52 Denise Moss SW Finn Valley A C339 991 32.13 Josephine Wilson SW Individual340 219 32.18 Bridgeen Doherty W50 Finn Valley A C341 245 32.19 Elaine McDermott SW Individual342 665 32.22 Rosemary Boggs W40 Lifford A C343 700 32.28 Wesley Mc Clean SM Individual344 773 32.30 Gesilda Penrose W40 Finn Valley A C345 619 33.03 Sharon Scanlon W40 Finn Valley A C346 949 33.03 Denise Mc Elwaine SW Finn Valley A C347 795 33.45 Christine Toye Walker Individual348 369 34.01 Ann Mc Glynn SW Individual349 278 34.39 Aileen Duffy SW Individual350 748 34.39 Sinead Patton Walker Individual16 September Page 11 of 15 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club351 758 34.45 Dearbhla Mc Dermott Walker Individual352 309 36.03 Barry Woods JM Finn Valley A C353 733 36.42 Deirdre Duffy Walker Individual354 930 36.44 Anitha Hegarty Walker Individual355 616 37.44 Samanatha Wilkison SW Finn Valley A C356 858 37.45 Louise Howard SW Individual357 879 37.55 Laura Friel SW Individual358 849 38.00 Sarah Gillen SW Individual359 846 38.07 Laura Gillen SW Individual360 743 38.08 Sharon Mc Nulty SW Finn Valley A C361 552 38.13 Rosaleen Mc Gonagle W50 Finn Valley A C362 242 38.13 Ethna Wallace SW Inishowen A C363 558 38.13 Aoife Marley SW Finn Valley A C364 380 38.42 Orla Noonan Sweeney Walker Individual365 783 38.52 Violet Russell Walker Individual366 793 39.04 Briege Gallen SW Finn Valley A C367 794 39.04 Eireann Gallen JM Finn Valley A C368 882 39.06 Betty Carlin Walker Individual369 933 39.40 Niocla Hegarty Walker Individual370 934 39.40 Kathryn Hegarty Walker Individual371 828 39.40 Liam Mailey Walker Individual372 855 39.51 Loretta Patton Walker Finn Valley A C373 227 39.51 Joan Mc Hugh W50 Lifford A C374 282 39.51 Michelle McNamee SW Individual375 738 39.51 Nicola Bonner Walker Individual376 788 39.51 Sussane Love Walker Finn Valley A C377 713 39.52 Mark Sweeney SM Individual378 784 41.27 Elizabeth Patton Walker Individual379 925 41.29 Eileen O’ Donnell Walker Individual380 680 41.37 Amanda Mc Elhinney SW Individual381 375 42.06 Denholm Mcermott Walker Individual382 860 42.07 Mark Harkin Walker Convoy16 September Page 12 of 15 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club383 859 42.07 Margaret Harkin Walker Convoy384 877 42.34 Monica Donaghy Walker Convoy385 932 42.54 Linda Hegarty Walker Individual386 364 42.54 Cathy Connelly SW Individual387 363 42.54 Brian McCriea SM Individual388 857 42.54 Marcella Gallagher SW Individual389 947 43.01 Michelle Bonner SW Individual390 948 43.01 Megan Mc Connigley Walker Individual391 729 43.02 Rachel Hegarty Walker Individual392 731 43.02 Deirdre Hegarty Walker Individual393 906 43.36 Martin Ward M50 Individual394 943 43.36 Claire Quinn Walker Individual395 792 43.54 Elizabeth McLaughlin Walker Individual396 791 43.54 Steven Ward SM Individual397 682 43.54 Seamus Mc Granaghan M40 Finn Valley A C398 996 44.17 Kathryn Gilmore Walker Individual399 807 44.17 Chloe Harris Walker Individual400 805 44.17 Evelyn Harris Walker Individual401 808 44.17 Jack Harris Walker Individual402 806 44.26 Lauren Harris Walker Individual403 880 44.27 Steven Bonner SM Individual404 646 44.27 Josephine Mc Daid SW Individual405 553 44.29 Shauna Mc Daid SW Finn Valley A C406 554 44.29 Patricia Mc Daid SW Finn Valley A C407 280 44.30 Stephen Harper SM Individual408 281 44.31 Chiara Harper JW Individual409 283 44.31 Patsy Mailey SM Individual410 382 44.31 Don Smith Walker Individual411 776 44.37 Nina Patton Walker Individual412 777 44.37 Deirdre Patton Walker Individual413 778 44.37 Michael Patton SM Individual414 531 44.42 Mary Mc Gill Walker Castlefinn Running16 September Page 13 of 15 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club415 817 44.42 Margaret Patton Walker Individual416 530 45.21 Lizz Gallen Walker Castlefinn Running417 603 45.21 Jackie Harvey SW Finn Valley A C418 924 46.57 Ronnie Russell Walker Individual419 970 46.57 Tina Quinn W40 Individual420 999 46.57 Donna Quinn Walker Individual421 816 47.07 Estelle McClennand SW Individual422 847 47.07 Pamela Gillen SW Individual423 371 47.07 Sinead Mc Bride Walker Individual424 372 47.07 Patrick Mc Bride Walker Individual425 892 47.07 Danny Browne Walker Finn Valley A C426 362 47.07 Bernadette Gallagher Walker Individual427 299 47.07 Rose McNamee SW Individual428 720 47.07 Linda O’ Connell Walker Finn Valley A C429 721 47.07 Collete Ward Walker Finn Valley A C430 922 47.51 Joe Bonner M40 Individual431 587 47.51 Martin Anderson M40 Finn Valley A C432 881 47.52 Dwane Long SM Finn Valley A C433 904 48.23 Laurna Ward W40 Individual434 907 48.23 Bernadette Ward SW Individual435 993 50.11 Kathleen Merrit W45 Finn Valley A C436 903 50.11 Sammy Ward M70 Individual437 374 50.14 Emmet McElwaine Walker Individual438 989 50.14 William Bonner Walker Individual439 223 51.00 Eileen Doherty SW Individual440 224 52.01 John Doherty SM Individual441 373 52.01 Loreean Kee Walker Individual442 990 52.01 Jason Elliott Walker Individual443 252 52.01 Patrick McElwaine SM Individual444 378 52.01 Carol Elliot Walker Individual445 376 52.01 Carmel Boner Walker Individual446 814 52.10 Kevin Laverty Walker Convoy16 September Page 14 of 15 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club447 815 52.10 Jacqueline Laverty Walker Convoy448 377 54.32 Leah Boner Walker Inishowen A C449 222 54.32 Frances McNamee SW Individual450 963 113.38 Karl Doherty W/Chair Inishowen A CTotal Runners: 45016 September Page 15 of 15ATHLETICS: RESULTS FROM THE DONEGAL 5K was last modified: September 16th, 2012 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 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Heavy defeat to strong Tyrone for Donegal young guns

first_imgDONEGAL’S UNDER-21s suffered a harsh and painful defeat against a strong Tyrone side in their final McKenna Cup game at Healy Park tonight.Tyrone 2-23 Donegal 0-6A lopsided game will hardly be of much benefit to either outfit, although the big win does mean that Tyrone advance to the semi-finals of a competition they’ve won in each of the last five years. Declan Bonner’s Donegal side proved no match for an in-the-mood Tyrone, who saw Darren McCurry score six points from play on a night when Ronan McHugh’s first-half goal laid the foundations for a facile win.Bonner had predicted a ‘very trying 70 minutes’ for his team and his prediction came true, although the showings of Michael Langan and Jason McGee were among the few positive entries in the ledger.Tyrone had 23 points to spare at the end as Cahir McCullagh fisted to the net in the closing stages, turning the knife into Donegal’s already gasping lungs.At half-time, Tyrone led by twelve – 1-12 to 0-3 – and the night was already seeming like a long one at the office for those atired in green and gold when the Red Hands bagged the opening goal after 13 minutes. By the time Ronan McHugh rattled the net, Tyrone were already holding a healthy 0-5 to 0-2 lead, with McCullagh, Jonathan Munroe, McCurry (2) and Niall McKenna on the mark.Donegal had two early points from Langan, but it was apparent from a very early stage that this would be an ordeal for Donegal’s young guns.Tyrone got in for the goal when Peter Harte’s fine ball in around the back found McHugh and he tucked neatly past Donegal goalkeeper Danny Rodgers.Harte added two quickfire points as Tyrone rammed home their dominance.Langan showed up well for the visitors and he laid on a point for Micheál Carroll, but it was only brief respite for the Donegal men. Tyrone fielded seven starters from last year’s Ulster final between the counties, with Niall Morgan, Cathal McCarron, Tiernan McCann, Justin McMahon, Mattie Donnelly, Peter Harte and Ronan O’Neill the heavyweights included as Mickey Harte sought to make up the score difference to give his men a chance of making the knockout phase.Bonner was without the likes of Conor Morrison, Caolan McGonigle, Cian Mulligan, Stephen McBrearty, Kieran Gillespie and Lorcan Connor; making an already arduous task even more daunting.McCurry clipped over some brilliant long-range points and Donegal were without a score for 22 minutes until Langan broke their second-half duck in the 54th minute.The home side were 1-12 to 0-3 ahead by the break and cruising. Niall Sludden, another of Tyrone’s aces from the 2016 Ulster SFC final, came off the bench and added a point either end of the interval.Tyrone kept their feet on the gas and within ten minutes of the restart the advantage went out to 17 points with Sludden, O’Neill, McCullagh and a sumptuous brace by Harte adding to the Donegal woe.Midway through the second half, Donegal had a chance of a goal when Jamie Brennan, a half-time substitute, saw his drive fall off the underside of the Tyrone crossbar.At the other end, McCurry fired just wide, but the Edendork man added another two points to his and Tyrone’s ever-growing tallies.McCullagh converted from McNabb’s deliver, but by then Donegal were bidding the McKenna Cup a farewell.Bonner’s men will return to action in the North-West Under-21 Cup as their preparations continue for the Ulster Under-21 Championship; they return here, to Healy Park, to joust with Tyrone on March 15.You’ll find it’ll matter quite a bit more on St Patrick’s week.Tyrone: Niall Morgan; Pádraig Hampsey, Justin McMahon, Cathal McCarron; Peter Harte, (0-5, 2f) Tiernan McCann, Jonathan Munroe (0-1); Mattie Donnelly, Padraig McNulty; Declan McClure, Ronan O’Neill (0-5, 3f), Niall McKenna (0-1); Darren McCurry (0-6), Cahir McCullagh (1-2), Ronan McHugh (1-1). Subs: Niall Sludden (0-2) for McClure (black card, 32), Colm Cavanagh for Donnelly (52), Ronan McNabb for Harte (55), Lee Brennan for McCurry (67).Donegal: Danny Rodgers; Danny Monagle, Stephen McMenamin, Eoghan Ban Gallagher; Ciaran Gibbons, Niall Friel, Christian Bonner; Michael Langan (0-3), Tony McClenaghan; Micheál Carroll (0-1), Gavin McBride, Daire Ó Baoill; Ethan O’Donnell, Jason McGee (0-1), Conor Doherty. Subs: Daniel Gallagher for O’Donnell (half-time), Jamie Brennan (0-1) for McBride (half-time), Colm Kelly for Friel (44), Gary McFadden for Gibbons (55), Ciaran Diver for Bonner (57), Adam Neely for Doherty (67).Referee: Padraig Hughes (Armagh)Heavy defeat to strong Tyrone for Donegal young guns 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)last_img read more

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Area coaches were dazed and confused

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Los Altos, the No. 6 team in the area, wasn’t even close against arch-rival Charter Oak. “If it wasn’t for the USC-Notre Dame game being such a good game, I’d would’ve had a really bad Saturday,” Gano said. There weren’t even the usual cliches from any of the three coaches while explaining the losses. The prevailing thought was quite simply “We just got beat.” “I know you’re looking for something better than that, but I don’t know a good expression other than to say they wanted it more than we did,” said Pasquarella, whose team lost 43-6. “I don’t know how to explain it. We got behind early and we’re just not a good team when we have to come back on people.” Amat’s loss to St. John Bosco was something that Di Fiori also had trouble explaining. Bishop Amat’s Mike Di Fiori, Glendora’s Mark Pasquarella and Los Altos’ Greg Gano were three confused high school football coaches on Saturday morning. Their teams all suffered stunningly bad losses in their respective league openers on Friday night. Bishop Amat, the Tribune’s No. 1-ranked team in the area, was upset by St. John Bosco. Glendora, the No. 3 team in the area, was routed by Chino Hills. center_img “According to our stats, they had 189 yards and we had 330,” said Di Fiori, whose team lost 20-10. “But we had three offensive turnovers and two on special teams. We’re licking our wounds right now.” Los Altos was pushed around by Charter Oak in a 31-13 loss. The Conquerors high-flying offense was stopped in its tracks by a physical and pressuring Chargers defense. The losses were hard for all three coaches to take, but as Gano reported, kids have an easier time dealing with it. “I went home and wanted to commit suicide, but these kids are all going to Knott’s Berry Farm the next day,” he said. “They’re 15- and 16-year olds, and they get over it. But after losing to Charter Oak, Monday is not fun at our school.” Pasquarella gave the Tartans Saturday off to regroup. “I think a lot of them are puzzled by the whole thing and we’re going to talk to them about why they’re puzzled,” he said. Di Fiori felt his team would bounce back emotionally with Loyola up next and no time to sulk while preparing for the Cubs. “I think they’re OK,” Di Fiori said of his players. “They realize they have to re-focus now and get back on track.” A renewed sense of urgency was another commonality among the coaches as they all deal with the pressures of being 0-1 in league play. Amat, Glendora and Los Altos all have very difficult opponents again this week and face the very real possibility of quickly falling out of contention, not only for respective league titles, but for playoff berths as well. “We feel we’re playing the best two teams in the league to start off and if we don’t beat Chino on Friday, then we’re really just going to be looking for a way into the playoffs after that,” said Pasquarella. Los Altos has neighboring Wilson on Friday. Given his team’s poor play defensively, Gano isn’t taking the Wildcats and their good offense lightly. “We’re in no position to look by anybody,” Gano said. “We didn’t look past Charter Oak, but they played well. We’re not taking anybody for granted now.” With Loyola, Santa Margarita, Servite and Mater Dei all remaining on Amat’s schedule, the Lancers are now in a must-win situation from this point forward. But that’s life in the vaunted Serra League, according to Di Fiori. “In our league, every game is a must-win, and you have to treat it that way because if you don’t, you’re going to lose,” Di Fiori said. “Every week in this league, it’s great football teams versus great football teams. Any time you’re 0-1, the margin for error is definitely shrinking.” Aram Tolegian can be reached at (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2233, or by e-mail at aram.tolegian@sgvn.com. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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Controversy splitting retirement community

first_imgSEAL BEACH – The weather is lovely and the golf above par. But all is not well at Leisure World, one of the nation’s first and biggest retirement communities. For nearly two years now, a few dissident members have been demanding that the community’s management company open its books and show exactly how it spends millions in resident fees. Not everyone inside this gated slice of coastal Southern California is happy about the dispute. Some senior citizens angrily refer to the dozen or so activists as crackpots and say their lawsuits, their pickets, their letter-writing and their hell-raising at community meetings have tainted a retirement otherwise blissfully free of the hassles of the outside world. The mere sight of one of the activists walking across the grounds recently was enough to compel another resident to stop his car and let loose with an expletive-laced tirade. “They consider us troublemakers,” said Betty Keatley, 67, who has picketed Golden Rain’s offices at Leisure World. At meetings, “when we want to talk, they slam down the gavel and say, ‘Shut up and sit down.”‘ Golden Rain representatives did not return calls seeking comment. Presidents of Leisure World’s resident associations insist the money is used appropriately and say members have easy access to an audited annual budget that is projected at nearly $10 million for 2006. Small-claims judges have consistently ruled in the dissidents’ favor, slapping Golden Rain with about $3,000 in fines and forcing it to open many of its records. The activists are pressing for more information. The case was recently elevated into Superior Court, where a judge is expected to rule by January. The dissidents said that at first, they just wanted to know how their money was being spent. But Golden Rain is fighting back so hard that they have come to suspect that the foundation is trying to hide financial improprieties of some kind. “I honestly don’t know what else to think, for the life of me,” said dissident David Lyon, a 60-year-old Vietnam veteran. Williams, the community association president, said the foundation has spent more than $100,000 in legal bills – money that would have gone toward services at Leisure World. At Leisure World, golf carts zip along narrow streets, past little lawns dotted with American flags and fanciful garden statues. Rows of single-story, cookie-cutter apartments are surrounded by small patios enclosed with white latticework. “What you see architecturally is what you get with personalities here. It’s very much a sense of conformity,” Lyon said. “I became very unpopular because I dared to ask questions.” 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals “These dissidents contend that all the people in Leisure World are poor, downtrodden, sheepish people who can’t protect themselves,” said Jim Williams, 69, president of one of Leisure World’s community associations and a six-year resident. “But the truth of the matter is, a lot of people are just that way because they don’t want to get involved. They want to retire in peace.” After all, that is why Leisure World residents – average age: 78 – pay up to $425,000 for apartments surrounded by a wall with only two gates, where security guards in white gloves stand sentinel. Inside are six clubhouses with shuffleboard, lawn bowling, woodworking and art studios. There are also weekend dances and shows in a 2,500-seat amphitheater. About 9,000 residents pay the Golden Rain Foundation, the company that oversees Leisure World, a monthly fee of $105 per unit, as well as a one-time, move-in membership fee of up to $1,300. The money goes toward such things as maintenance and landscaping of the 533-acre property. The activists first tried in February 2004 to examine the financial records of the Golden Rain Foundation. The dissidents contend Golden Rain must comply with a recent state law requiring financial transparency from homeowners associations. Golden Rain maintains the rules do not apply because it is a nonprofit management consultant – not a homeowners association – hired by the 16 self-governed resident associations that make up Leisure World. last_img read more

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Women’s Soccer Battles Creighton to 2-2 Draw in First Exhibition

first_imgStory Links Following the third and final period, the teams practiced penalty kicks with the Bluejays edging the Bulldogs, 4-3. Creighton netted the equalizer in the eighth minute (8:02) and the go-ahead goal at the 22:59 mark of the first period. In the third period, Bruce evened the match in the 66th minute (66:03) as she took a centering pass from sophomore Abby Stephenson (Nevada, Iowa) and scored. Photo Gallery OMAHA, Neb. – The Drake University women’s soccer team battled its former Missouri Valley Conference rival, Creighton, to a 2-2 draw Wednesday night in an exhibition contest at Morrison Stadium in Omaha. Sophomores Hannah Bormann (Amana, Iowa) and Olivia Bruce (Lakeville, Minn.) each scored goals for Drake, which rallied from a 2-1 deficit, to earn the draw. The teams played three thirty-minute periods followed by a practice penalty kick situation Wednesday in their first respective preseason match.center_img Bormann wasted little time getting the Bulldogs on the scoreboard as the 2017 MVC Freshman of the Year scored at 1:26 mark of the opening quarter. Her goal was scored off a rebound of a penalty kick chance. “this exhibition is a very early snapshot of our team,” said head coach Lindsey Horner. “Tonight, was a great opportunity to test ourselves and check to see how we are progressing at this point in preseason. We were very pleased with how we started the game on the front foot, how our players helped each other solve problems throughout the game and to get live experience at a high level. We look forward to growing from tonight’s breakdowns and another test on Saturday. We are coming home having gained good game fitness, incurred no injuries and eager to host Iowa State.” Drake hosts in-state rival, Iowa State, on Saturday at the Cownie Soccer Complex in its final preseason competition. The match will start at 7 p.m. and will be the program’s annual “Kick Cancer” game. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

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