One hurt in single vehicle crash

first_imgFranklin County, In. — A deer was cited as the cause of a personal injury crash on Drewersburg Road near Johnson Fork Road Sunday morning.Investigators say a car driven by Blake Griffin, 23, of Moores Hill, was northbound when a deer entered the roadway. Griffin swerved and lost control, striking a tree and continuing down an embankment.Griffin was treated at a Cincinnati area hospital. His condition is not known.last_img

Continue reading

LA Dodgers drop a pair of split-squad games in Arizona

first_imgUP NEXT: The Dodgers (RHP Kenta Maeda) play the Chicago Cubs (RHP Kyle Hendricks), Saturday, noon. in Mesa, Arizona, SportsNet LA./AM 570.–Staff and wire reports THE GAMES: The Dodgers lost a pair of split-squad games on Friday, losing to former Dodger Zack Greinke and the Diamondbacks 15-3 at Salt River Fields and falling to the Kansas City Royals 7-2 at Camelback Ranch.PITCHING REPORT: Right-hander Brandon McCarthy made his two-inning Cactus League debut in the loss to the Diamondbacks. McCarthy, who had Tommy John surgery nearly two years ago then battled control issues last season, allowed a two-run homer to former teammate and Dodgers nemesis Paul Goldschmidt, but he retired the final five batters he faced. … Rich Hill allowed four runs (all earned) on three hits and two walks in 1 1/3 innings in his second spring start, against the Royals. … Grant Dayton and Josh Fields each pitched one inning, with two strikeouts each. … Right-hander Alex Hermeling, 23, struck out the side in his one inning, between two hits. HITTING REPORT: Prospect Alex Verdugo picked up his first double and multi-hit game of spring training, going 2 for 4 with an RBI and run scored in the loss to Arizona. … Chase Utley drove in both runs in the loss to Kansas City, while Yasiel Puig had a double. … Second baseman Logan Forsythe and catcher Austin Barnes had two hits apiece in the loss to Arizona, and Erick Mejia tripled for his second hit in as many spring at-bats. Veteran outfielder Franklin Gutierrez continued his slow start. He is hitless in 10 Cactus League at-bats with six strikeouts.ALSO: The Dodgers’ middle infield was reunited against the Diamondbacks. After three games apart, shortstop Corey Seager returned from a bruised shin and Forsythe was back at second base after his final lubrication injection in his right knee. The duo turned a 4-6-3 double play to end the bottom of the fifth inning. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

Continue reading

Kaity Cummings Grabs Women’s Golfer of the Month Award for Houston Baptist

first_imgCummings had a stellar October as she recorded individual victories in two of her three tournament appearances. The senior shot a 73.1 stroke average and sunk a round low score of 70 on three separate occasions. October Golfer of the Month: Kaity Cummings, Houston Baptist – Sr. – Waco, TexasCummings took two straight individual first-place finishes to start the month, including winning a 3-hole playoff at the Pat Lesser-Harbottle Invitational where the Huskies finished in second place. HBU women’s golf also finished third among team standings at the SHSU Bearkat Women’s Invitational behind Cummings’ first-place finish where she posted a 70 and 73 in two of her three rounds. The Huskies program never finished outside the top 10 and Cummings never placed outside the top 35 for the month. The award marks the first Southland Conference monthly honor of her career in her time with the Huskies. FRISCO, Texas – Houston Baptist’s Kaity Cummings has been tabbed as the Southland Conference Women’s Golfer of the Month for October, the league announced Wednesday.Southland Athletes of the Month are presented by MidSouth Bank. Honorable Mention: Elodie Chapelet, Lamar 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 25 percent of ballots.last_img read more

Continue reading

KNOCK AIRPORT SUCCESS HELPING DONEGAL TOURISM

first_imgDONEGAL tourism is being boosted by a massive increase in the number of people using Ireland West Airport at Knock,Notwithstanding massive challenges within the aviation industry in the last twelve months, Ireland West Airport Knock’s latest traffic figures prove that 2011 was its busiest year in its history. In 2011, the annual number of passengers using Ireland West Knock increased by over 65,000 passengers to 654,500 – an increase of 11% on 2010.The Airport predicts that the current economic conditions will continue to influence travel patterns in 2012 but that due to an expanded network of over 28 International destinations and the recent announcements of new Mainland European services to Barcelona, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Milan and Paris with Lufthansa and Ryanair the Airport expects to grow passenger levels by a further 9% in 2012.A recent independent study by Ernst & Young Economic Consultants states that the airport supports a total of 914 jobs in the region with an overall economic contribution of €143m annually.   The new services detailed above are alone expected to generate an additional tourism spend of over €23m for the region. Joe Gilmore, MD Ireland West Airport Knock said: “We are delighted to have had a record year in 2011 and whilst it was our busiest year ever, without doubt, 2012 will be a challenge for everyone in the region.“In relation to County Donegal we know that people visiting the West are more likely to visit the county by travelling through Ireland West.”We look forward to welcoming the thousands of European tourists to the West and North West of Ireland but more than ever we need the support of the trade and in particular key stakeholders at regional and national level as these new services will require even greater effort on all our behalf’s to ensure they are a success and are maintained for the longer term’.© 2011 donegaldaily.com, all Rights ReservedThe copying, republication or redistribution of donegaldaily.com Content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited by law.Follow us on www.twitter.com/donegaldailyFollow us on www.facebook.com/donegaldaily Sell anything on www.donegaldailyclassifieds.comKNOCK AIRPORT SUCCESS HELPING DONEGAL TOURISM was last modified: January 9th, 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 (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Continue reading