Sawyer Hunt Plays Overtime Hero, Again

first_imgFacing a must-win, the Nelson Leafs turned to its captain to provide leadership.Sawyer Hunt scored his second overtime goal of the playoffs to spark the Nelson Leafs to a 1-0 victory over the Castlegar Rebels in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Murdoch Division Semi Final action Tuesday night at the NDCC Arena.The best-of-seven series is now tied 2-2 with Game five Thursday in the Sunflower City.Hunt scored the overtime winner in Game one, netting the difference-maker in the fourth extra time period. The win, in double overtime, means Nelson will host Game six of the series Friday at the NDCC Arena.Puck drop is 7 p.m.Less than 24 hours after dropping Game three of the series also in double overtime, the Leafs came out forcing the issue against the Rebels.Nelson out shot the Rebels 11-5 in the first period then fired 13 more shots at Castlegar goalie Chandler Billinghurst in the second frame to a 24-10 advantage after 40 minutes.The Leafs continued the assault in the third period and overtime, finishing with a 39-15 advantage before Hunt scored his second-game winner of the series.Devin Allen registered a bounce-back game to earn the shutout for the Leafs.OVERTIME: Defencemen Michael LeNoury and Brent Headon both were back in the Leafs lineup after serving suspensions . . . .If necessary, Game seven will be played Saturday in Castlegar . . . . Beaver Valley Nitehawks booked its ticket to the Murdoch Final by outlasting Grand Forks Border Bruins 7-4 and sweeping the Divisional Semi Final 4-0. The Hawks out shot the Bruins 25-9 in the opening frame, opening a 5-1 lead. . . In Invermere, the Creston Valley Thunder Cats eliminated Columbia Valley Rockies 4-0 with a 5-3 victory. Meanwhile, Kimberley Dynamiters evened its series against Fernie with a 3-2 road win over the Ghostriders.last_img read more

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SANTA ANITA TO OFFER FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE TO AND FROM ARCADIA’S NEW METRO GOLD LINE STATION

first_imgSERVICE AVAILABLE EACH RACING DAY BEGINNING SATURDAY, MARCH 5 ARCADIA, Calif. (March 2, 2016)–Santa Anita Park has announced it will offer fans free shuttle service to and from the new Metro Gold Line Arcadia Station, beginning with the Gold Line’s Arcadia launch this Saturday, March 5.Beginning Saturday, the Metro Gold Line will, for the first time, provide service to Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte, Irwindale and as far east as the Azusa/Glendora border near Citrus Community College.The Santa Anita Shuttle will run on all race days and will operate in addition to Arcadia’s Transit Shuttle Service, providing fans with a non-stop trip to and from The Great Race Place, which is located a mile from the Arcadia Station. The Santa Anita Shuttle will be offered through closing day of the track’s Spring Meet on July 10.“Along with many thousands of others, we are very excited about the Metro Gold Line launch on Saturday and we believe our free shuttle is going to be a great way for fans throughout metro L.A. to connect with us,” said Nate Newby, Santa Anita’s Vice President, Marketing. “This is a welcome development and a great alternative for many of our fans and employees who regularly commute on the crowded 210 Freeway.”Beginning Saturday, the Santa Anita Shuttle will operate on a 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. basis with pickup and drop off service available every 20 minutes. Santa Anita Ambassadors will staff each shuttle and be available to assist fans who may have questions regarding racetrack seating, dining, etc.The Arcadia Transit Shuttle, which features stops at Santa Anita, Methodist Hospital, the Westfield Santa Anita Mall and the L.A. County Arboretum, will operate seven days a week from 7:10 a.m. to 6:36 p.m. and be offered free of charge through June 15.last_img read more

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Silver expects NBA players to stand during national anthem

first_imgGervacio mends fences with Suzara as she returns to Foton in PSL 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 Silver said the playing of the national anthem has always been a time for respect and reflection — even in a league where 25 percent of the players are not American — and recalled that many teams locked arms last season.He wants them to continue showing unity during the anthem — but to do it while standing.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog“It’s been a rule as long as I’ve been involved with the league, and my expectation is that our players will continue to stand for the anthem,” he said.Silver didn’t say what would happen if any players refuse to stand, adding: “If that were to happen, we’ll deal with it when it happens.” “I felt it was corrosive to this league,” he said.The second-worst team has a 19.9 percent to win the lottery and the third seed a 15.6 percent chance under the current format that will remain through next June’s draft.The board voted to allow Silver to fine teams who violate the league’s new guidelines about resting players. Teams can’t sit healthy players for high-profile, nationally televised games, and fines for violating that can be for at least $100,000.The rules also say that unless there are unusual circumstances, teams should not rest multiple healthy players for the same game or rest healthy players when playing on the road.The league office had long resisted getting involved in coaches’ decisions about resting players. But with its national TV partners paying the league billions, Silver felt he had to act after LeBron James and stars from the Golden State Warriors sat out nationally televised games last season.“It’s not a position we want the league to be in,” Silver said. “It ultimately is my hope that the rules go in the drawer and that teams step up here and see that there is a larger obligation to our fans, to the basketball community.”The board also talked about current events, meeting less than a week after President Donald Trump opted against inviting the Warriors to the White House after All-Star Stephen Curry said he didn’t want to go.Trump had criticized NFL players for their anthem protests in a speech the night before, and hundreds responded in games Sunday and Monday by kneeling during the anthem.Silver thinks NBA players have other opportunities, either by continuing their community service efforts or through the media, to make their voices heard.“I’m hoping once again that this league can play a constructive role there,” Silver said. He spoke following the NBA’s Board of Governors meetings, during which owners passed rules designed to prevent healthy players from sitting out games, and teams from losing games on purpose to improve their draft position.Under the new draft lottery rules, the teams with the three worst records will all have 14 percent odds to land the No. 1 pick when the changes are implemented with the 2019 draft.The team with the worst record previously had 25 percent odds to win the lottery and could fall to the No. 4 spot in the draft. Now that team call tumble all the way to fifth.The lottery changes were to discourage tanking, the practice of losing games on purpose in an effort to improve draft odds. The Philadelphia 76ers relied on the tactic heavily in recent years and the league felt it needed to step in and urge teams to always be competitive.Silver felt teams had even begun feeling pressure to use the strategy of fielding poor squads and building through the draft.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson LATEST STORIES DAY6 is for everybody Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Mos Burger to open in Manila; teases with a pop-upcenter_img View comments NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks during a news conference, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)NEW YORK — Adam Silver expects NBA players to continue standing for the national anthem.Not only because it’s a league rule, but because they are aware of what it means in what the commissioner believes is a divided America.“Many of our players have spoken out already about their plan to stand for the anthem,” Silver said Thursday. “And I think they understand how divisive an issue it is in our society right now.”ADVERTISEMENT How to help the Taal evacuees In ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ Comedy and Drama Collide Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson MOST READlast_img read more

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HK coach lauds Standhardinger’s toughness: ‘He’s a brave guy’

first_imgStandhardinger delivers ‘out of this world’ performance for Hong Kong Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Showcasing the Filipino grit and his no-nonsense approach, Standhardinger has been good as advertised as he leads the defending champions’ bid to repeat.On Friday, Hong Kong rose to 3-0 thanks to Standhardinger’s 40-point explosion in a 112-105 win over Mono Vampire.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBrian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defenseTorres is aware of the anticipation the Filipino fans have for Standhardinger, who was picked first by San Miguel Beer in the 2017 PBA Rookie Draft.But that’s the least of his concerns with Hong Kong focused on the ABL season. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? 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 It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson “I don’t want to talk about (the hype surrounding Standhardinger). I just want to talk about my guys, this game, and the next games,” he said.“The team is above anyone of us. And though we’re 3-0, all of us, we have to improve everything. All I can say is the guys work hard and I want to say hard work pays off.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny CONTRIBUTED PHOTOBANGKOK — Of all the things Christian Standhardinger brings to the table for Hong Kong Eastern Sports Club, coach Edu Torres lauded the Heritage Import’s toughness through the first three games in the 2018 Asean Basketball League.“The way he faces every game, he’s a brave guy. That’s impressive to me,” the Spanish mentor said.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set MOST READ Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson View commentslast_img read more

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In a playful moment for Globalport, Jarencio lets Araña be coach

first_imgPringle went on to score on a free throw off the play that Araña mapped out en route to the Batang Pier taking a 108-91 victory, their fifth in 10 games as they enhanced their bid to clinch a playoff spot.“We were able to score but it wasn’t exactly the play that I drew up and Stanley was subbed out after so I got mad a little bit in the corner and I saw coach Pido and he was just laughing at me,” Araña said smiling.Araña also described Jarencio as always optimistic and isn’t fond of dwelling on the past.“He always gives us long breaks. Not actually long breaks but like two days off. And we don’t want to abuse that and instead, we want to repay that gesture by playing our best and so far, the result has been good,” he said.Jarencio is far removed from his coaching days in college, but it doesn’t seem like it.ADVERTISEMENT GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST PLAY LIST 01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST02:15Trump signs Anti-Semitism order at Hanukkah event00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio 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 It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson “They’re play around and the way they treat each other is like they’re still college players. But when it’s time to work, they do their jobs,” he said in Filipino.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City MOST READ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netEven in his time at the helm of University of Santo Tomas, every post-game press conference with Pido Jarencio is something reporters look forward to because of his comedic persona.And it’s no surprise that the GlobalPort coach Jarencio also brings that same jovial vibe of his in practices and games.ADVERTISEMENT UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Late in the game between the Batang Pier and Kia on Wednesday was another testament to Jarencio’s beaming demeanor that radiates to his players and creates a buddy-buddy kind of relationship with them.At the 1:37 mark of the fourth quarter and GlobalPort was on its way to victory, Jarencio let one of his veterans Ryan Araña call the shots during a timeout.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“We all know that coach is a very cool coach. He’s like your buddy on the court and even in practice. So during our huddle, I sat on the bench, gave me the board and told me to draw the last play for Stanley (Pringle),” Araña recalled in Filipino.“So I drew up a play and everyone was listening and that’s the good thing about this team. We can poke fun at coach Pido but at the same time, we respect him a lot so that’s our advantage over other teams because we have that kind of relationship with our coach.” Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Nabong guarantees GlobalPort will make playoffs View comments Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

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Vols hand Gators third defeat in four games

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! With Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt dressing as a cheerleader and singing “Rocky Top” and Super Bowl MVP Peyton Manning watching his alma mater, Tennessee (21-9, 9-6) finished the season 16-0 at home. At No. 12 Pittsburgh 80, West Virginia 66: Aaron Gray and Levon Kendall wore down West Virginia with their inside scoring and rebounding, and Pittsburgh (25-5, 12-3) remained in contention for the Big East regular-season title. Chris Lofton scored 21 points, and Tennessee pulled away from No. 5 Florida in the first half and held on for an 86-76 victory Tuesday night in Knoxville, Tenn. The Gators (25-5, 12-3 Southeastern Conference) continued a troubling trend for the defending national champions, who have lost three of four after a 17-game winning streak. Their chances for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament are slipping away after easily wrapping up the SEC regular-season title last week. center_img BYU 62, at No. 25 Air Force 58: Austin Ainge scored 14 points as Brigham Young assured itself at least a share of the Mountain West Conference title. The Cougars also ended the Falcons’ 30-game winning streak at Clune Arena, where they had won 54 of 55. last_img read more

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Forestry safety seminar is coming to Fort St. John

first_imgThe seminar, ‘Anatomy of a Rollover’ is specifically designed for long truck drivers, loader operators and forest supervisors, discussing “the five main causes of rollovers and the steps drivers and loader operators can take to prevent them from occurring.”“Grant really hits home the point that each truck load of logs is different and even small changes in height, weight or speed can affect handling characteristics and probability of a roller,” Transportation and Northern Safety Director of BCFSC, Dustin Meierhofer said.The event is free of charge and will run May 21, from 9 am to noon. You can register by calling 1-877-324-1212 or email training@bcforestsafe.org.- Advertisement -The BCFSC is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to safety in the forest industry. Among other roles, they provide training, information and guidance to ensure the safest practises; everything from planning, timber development, harvesting, transportation and reforestation.last_img read more

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Southampton have a ‘real defender’ to replace Liverpool and Arsenal stars – Expert Eye

first_imgRecovering from losing five first team players, Southampton have shown the Premier League they can still attract talent following the signing of Atletico Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld.Having impressed in the World Cup, the Belgium centre-back has joined Ronald Koeman’s side on loan until the end of the season, looking for more first team opportunities after his year in Spain where he won La Liga.However, Alderweireld, with 39 international caps, can add a great deal to the Saints squad and is an ideal replacement for Dejan Lovren and Calum Chambers who joined Liverpool and Arsenal respectively.Here, talkSPORT looks at what those in the game have to say about the 25-year-old…I am delighted, he is a strong defender, and is also very good at building up the play when we play out from the back– Ronald Koeman, Southampton managerToby is an extremely talented defender – he is a real defender. I needed only two matches to be convinced about him. He is not only good at defending, he is also good in the build -up; a top player in the making– Martin Jol, Alderweireld’s former Ajax coachHe will be a great signing. He is a strong centre-back, burly and he can also act as a right-back. He is going to be a very interesting player for our squad– Chelsea goalkeeper and former Atletico team-mate, Thibaut CourtoisThey would need to pay the asking price, if we were to let one of our star players go– Ajax director of football Marc Overmars was keen to keep him in the EredivisieWe will count on him as long as he is here. We are very grateful for the great work he has put in for us and happy with his attitude– Diego Simeone, Atletico Madrid manager Southampton sign Belgium international Toby Alderweireld (left) 1last_img read more

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Queue starts as early as 6am for Watson Hire’s €5 sale

first_imgBargain hunters rushed in their hundreds to Watson Hire in Letterkenny this morning for their massive ‘Fiver Friday’ sale.The sale, which sees a huge amount of stock reduced to only €5, attracted queues from as early as 6am before the 8am opening time.Fiver Friday queues at Watson Hire, Lisnennan LetterkennyAnd the crowd wasn’t disappointed, as they picked up super deals, or ‘stocking fillers’ for some, for a fraction of their regular price. The Fiver Friday sale continues all day today, so if you’re looking for DIY and homeware essentials, it’s well worth calling to Watson Hire at Lisnenan Letterkenny.John Watson – Fiver FridayWatson Hire Fiver FridayQueue starts as early as 6am for Watson Hire’s €5 sale was last modified: December 20th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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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DERRY DUO CHARGED AFTER INISHOWEN GARDA CHASE

first_imgCharmaine Bradley. Pic copyright of Northwest News Pix.A COUPLE from Derry have been charged in relation to a Garda chase in Inishowen earlier this week.Andrew Carlin. Photo copyright of Northwest News Pix.Andrew Carlin, of 24 Knockdara Park, Derry, appeared at Letterkenny District Court charged with having a car without the consent of its owner. The 28-year-old was remanded on strict bail conditions including that he sign on at Buncrana Garda station three days per week.His co-accused was Charmaine Bradley, a hairdresser of 41 Collon Lane, Derry. She is 18.She was charged with allowing herself to be carried in a stolen vehicle.DERRY DUO CHARGED AFTER INISHOWEN GARDA CHASE was last modified: October 10th, 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:Andrew CarlinCharmaine BradleyDerrydonegalInishowenlast_img read more

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