Development goes west

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Gladys Hurt

first_imgGladys Hacker Hurt has gone to be with our Lord at the age of 86.She was born on February 26, 1932, in Mill Pond, Kentucky, the 3rd of 9 children born to Harvey and Oda Mae (Frazier) Hacker. She lived in Kentucky (during the Great Depression) and migrated to Hamilton, Ohio with her family. As a young teenager she worked various jobs, she was a seamstress, waitress and “presser” at Clever Dry Cleaners. Later in life she worked as a Qualified Medical Assistant at Dillsboro Manor and “secretly” passed her GED to complete her high school education. On March 31, 1953, she married Edwin Wilson Hurt in Liberty, Indiana. In 1966 the Hurt family moved to Dillsboro, Indiana.Gladys courageously lived through WW II and her husband’s deployment to Korea and Japan in 1953. She loved the time spent working by her husband’s side at Ed Hurt Realty. She loved cheering on her favorite MLB team, The Cincinnati Reds, and was the primary caregiver for her daughter, Lydia, after Lydia underwent brain surgery. Lydia received unconditional love and tireless 24/7 care at home until her death in 1978. Gladys was most appreciative of the support the family received for Lydia from the Dillsboro Community, friends, and Dr. GT Bowen.Gladys is survived by 5 of her 7 children; two sons, Edwin Lee Hurt (Shelly) of Ohio, Mark Stephen Hurt, Indiana, and three daughters, Shirley Olinger of Arizona, Lisa Kaye Keehan Hurt, Ohio, and Jennifer Lynne Hurt, Indiana, her sisters Mary Hacker Cobb, Ohio, Lucy Hacker McQueen, Kentucky ,and her brother Dan Hacker, Kentucky. She was blessed with grandchildren; Glenn, Chuck, Lindsey, Jenny Jo, John Edwin, Michael, Jason, Jessica, Cydney, Morgan, Elizabeth, Lydia, Brittany, and many great-grandchildren.Her daughter, Lydia Odel Hurt, and son, John Harvey Hurt, preceded her in death, as did her husband of 58 years, Ed; her parents, Harvey and Oda Frazier Hacker, her sisters, Imogene Hacker, Beatrice Sexton, Edith Parrett, Julia Faye Neal, and her brother, Donald Gene Hacker.Funeral services will be 12 p.m. Wednesday March 7, 2018 at Filter-DeVries-Moore Funeral Home with Pastor Corey Potts officiating. Burial will be at Oakdale Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. also at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Veterans Memorial Trinity Christian Center. You may go to filterdevriesmoore to leave an online condolence message for the family. Filter-DeVries-Moore Funeal home entrusted with arrangements, 12887 Lenover Street P.O. Box 146 Dillsboro, In 47018. (812)432-5480.last_img read more

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Man Utd, Arsenal on alert as Barcelona propose loan of €500m man

first_img Loading… Barcelona are ready to send Samuel Umtiti out on loan for the 2020-21 season, as they step up their bid to sign a new world-class centre-back, according to a report. Spanish outlet Sport have the story on their front page on Tuesday with the words ‘Umtiti exit’. The report claims Barca have decided to offload the 26-year-old centre-back on loan and Serie A clubs Napoli, Lazio, Roma and Torino are all interested in the defender. There is no mention of a permanent sale for Umtiti, who has been linked with Arsenal and Manchester United previously. The same paper in April claimed Arsenal, Inter Milan and Napoli had all been in touch with Barca over a potential deal for Umtiti. read also:Suarez admits Barcelona are focusing on Champions League glory However, all had been pout off by the prices involved. Barca’s asking price off €50m had put off all three suitors and none were prepared to spend such a sum on a defender who has featured just 33 times over the past two seasons.Advertisement Promoted ContentIs This The Most Delicious Food In The World?7 Famous And Incredibly Unique Places In Thailand14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowTop 10 Tiniest Phones Ever Made7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The UniverseWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoContemplate Life At These 10 Stargazing Locations5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?Ever Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show YouPretty Awesome Shows That Just Got Canceledcenter_img The defender was also said to be asking for wages worth €8m a season, which equates to around £132,000 a week. Sport has also previously claimed that Manchester United were interested and would be willing to make a big bid for the defender as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks for a long-term partner for Harry Maguire. What is clear is that Barca have been trying to offload the France World Cup winner for some time. Umtiti’s inconsistent form and constant knee problems – and he is currently sidelined “until further notice” due to yet another knee injury – have placed him at the top of their transfer list. read also:Suarez admits Barcelona are focusing on Champions League glory He is tied to Barca until June 2023 and has a mammoth €500m release clause in his deal. He is believed to have refused to leave Barca in the past two transfer windows. However, he may fancy a temporary spell away to get some games ahead of the European Championships next summer and United and Arsenal may well be monitoring his situation. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

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Ledley plunges Cardiff into trouble

first_img Press Association Former Cardiff star Joe Ledley helped plunge the Welsh club into chronic relegation trouble after scoring Crystal Palace’s second goal during a dour Barclays Premier League encounter. Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni was not troubled until the 24th minute, but he comfortably smothered a deflected corner low down at the post. It was the cue, though, for Cardiff to increase the tempo, and with Daehli proving an industrious worker, gaps began to appear for Zaha and Fraizer Campbell. But the home side were rocked 14 minutes before half-time when Ledley proved the architect of their downfall. The Cardiff defence allowed him far too much room out wide, and his ball into the box found Puncheon, who shot left-footed through a crowd of players past a stranded goalkeeper David Marshall. Jerome then collected a yellow card after hacking down Jordan Mutch from behind, and team-mate Joel Ward quickly followed him into Phil Dowd’s notebook for kicking the ball away high into the stand. Cardiff’s final ball left much to be desired, and there remained a nervousness about them that Palace readily took advantage of, especially given the comfort of a one-goal lead. And Cardiff could find no way through before the break, with Palace in charge as they found themselves halfway towards collecting another three points. Cardiff began the second period with Dowd waving away penalty shouts when Daehli went down, yet Solskjaer – despite a tepid first-half display from his team – had resisted any temptation to make early changes. The first switch came after 57 minutes when Craig Noone, who had missed the last three games due to a groin injury, replaced a misfiring Zaha, while Pulis sent on Marouane Chamakh instead of Yannick Bolasie. Noone injected some pace and purpose into Cardiff’s play, and they looked a far more threatening outfit with him making angled runs from deep, ensuring that Palace’s defenders came under sustained pressure for the first time. But Palace weathered the storm, and grew in composure to dominate the closing stages. Ledley rifled the ball home from close range after Marshall failed to hold a header low down – the ex-Celtic player did not celebrate – and Cardiff could find no way back as Puncheon completed their misery with a brilliant finish two minutes from time. Ledley struck 20 minutes from time, in between Jason Puncheon’s double, meaning a crushing knockout blow for Cardiff, who have just five games left to reach safety and avoid a quickfire Championship return. And on this latest evidence, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team have little chance of recovering as Palace proved excellent value for their 3-0 win at a shellshocked Cardiff City Stadium. It was Palace’s second successive victory, arriving just seven days after they toppled title-chasing Chelsea, and confirmed a stunning continued revival under their Welsh-born manager Tony Pulis. Palace, red-hot relegation candidates earlier this season, are now well clear of the drop zone. Cardiff, though, can only dream of such heights after they failed to deliver when it really mattered. They remain firmly entrenched among the bottom three ahead of next Saturday’s trip to Southampton, and there can be no excuses following an error-strewn and largely passionless effort. Quite what watching Cardiff owner Vincent Tan made of it all is anyone’s guess, with his team’s brief stay in top-flight English football looking likely to end at some point during the next five weeks. But Palace remain upwardly mobile under Pulis, who can surely start planning for next season safe in the knowledge that relegation is no longer an issue. Former Palace favourite Wilfried Zaha, on loan at Cardiff from Manchester United, made the starting XI, while Mats Daehli and Kenwyne Jones also featured following last weekend’s 3-3 draw at West Brom. Palace manager Pulis predictably retained the team that rocked Chelsea at Selhurst Park seven days ago, which meant starts for ex-Cardiff players Ledley and Cameron Jerome. Both teams struggled to make headway during an opening 20 minutes notable only for one shot blazed over the bar by Palace’s Kagisho Dikgacoi and Cardiff’s inability to keep possession in midfield. last_img read more

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Pulis warns suitors over Berahino

first_img Press Association Liverpool and Tottenham have been linked, although neither side have approached the Baggies, and chairman Jeremy Peace this week insisted they want to keep Berahino. And with West Brom in a Barclays Premier League relegation fight Pulis is not prepared to gamble with their top-flight future if he has not signed a replacement. “I would have to decide and take into account what we’ve brought in and what we’ve been left with,” he said, ahead of Saturday’s FA Cup trip to Birmingham. “Staying in the Premier League is vital. What’s it worth next year? Hundreds of millions. “We’ve not been offered any money yet. “You have to sit down and think about it and you’d have to look at how strong the squad was he was leaving to agree to it. “If the squad wasn’t strong enough it would be very difficult to say yes, although you still might take a chance. “The important thing is that he keeps doing what he’s been doing. He’s been brilliant around the place.” Pulis is revamping his squad this month and has already given the green light for wingers Silvestre Varela and Sebastian Blanco to go along with Georgios Samaras. Wigan’s Callum McManaman remains a target, with Albion having bid twice for the winger, and Pulis has held talks with Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher. “We’ve spoken to Darren and had a chat with him. He’ll let us know. The timeframe will be deadline day,” said Pulis, who confirmed Nottingham Forest’s Michail Antonio was on his radar. “I’m not sure about United, that might be one of his options. He’s a fantastic lad. “I’m not sure (if there is a fee involved), he’ll make a decision where he wants to go and then the clubs will get involved in negotiations.” Pulis has also brought in former Bristol City Under-21 coach Mark O’Connor to his backroom staff, while he is also yet to appoint a goalkeeping coach. “Mark’s worked with me, I played with him at Bournemouth and took him to Gillingham. He know me and I know him, he’s a good coach,” he added. “Technically, he’ll be very good for the younger players.” West Brom head coach Tony Pulis has warned any suitors for Saido Berahino he is not prepared to do a deadline-day deal. The Hawthorns boss will not leave himself short of firepower as he tries to steer the Baggies away from relegation trouble. Pulis does not want to sell the 14-goal striker, although he has admitted Albion would consider a huge bid for the England Under-21 international. last_img read more

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Trojans sweep Matadors in straight sets

first_imgThe No. 1 Trojans were quick and decisive in proving their top ranking, winning 25-18, 25-17, and 25-20 in straight sets Wednesday against No. 12 Cal State Northridge (1-3, 0-1).In the process, the Trojans also earned some much-needed redemption, as the Matadors ended the Trojans’ 2010 season with a four-set win in the MPSF Tournament’s first round last spring. The recent win, however, was also the first time USC has beaten Northridge in 17 matches.Earlier in the week, USC coach Bill Ferguson continually stressed focus on the Trojan side of the net, especially in regards to honing their passing and defense.Paired with their potent offense, this turned out to be the recipe for success.USC dramatically outpaced the Matadors in hitting percentage (.455 to .227), blocks (5.5 to 1.0) and digs (29 to 20).Northridge also finished with 18 service errors, compared to just eight for USC.Freshman outside hitter Brandon Lebrock led the Matadors with 10 kills and senior libero Kaleo Baxter led the team with eight digs.The Trojans executed Ferguson’s plan to near perfection. Northridge’s vaunted serving attack was annulled by strong passing by the Trojans, who finished with only two serve receive errors.Behind sharp passing, senior setter Riley McKibbin exposed the aptly-named Matador defense, dishing out 27 assists that led to a .540 kill percentage.“The middle attack in volleyball is just like running the ball up the middle in football,” Ferguson said. “If you can establish it successfully, the other parts of the game become much more open.With most passes coming right to McKibbin, the quick middle attack became available on nearly every play.The Trojans showcased their quick and sharp middle attack, led by seven kills from senior middle blocker Austin Zahn, followed by three kills from junior middle blocker Steven Shandrick.Both Shandrick and Zahn hit above an astronomical .500 clip.“We always start by attacking their middle blocker. We have two great middle blockers – two of the best in the league,” McKibbin said. “I can set them anywhere and expect them to put it away.”This strategy worked well for the Trojans. Once the middle attack was established, McKibbin’s outside sets were often met by only one blocker at a time.This led to opportunities for junior outside hitter Tony Ciarelli, who led the charge with 11 kills.Senior opposite hitter Murphy Troy had a monstrous match, finishing with 10 kills at a .667 kill percentage, displaying a bevy of tips and tools over and around the Matador block in conjunction with his intimidating power attack.“All the credit goes to the passers. We had great passing, which led to great sets to me and the rest of the hitters,” Troy said. “Riley could get one-on-ones all the time. At that point, putting the ball away is easy.”Ferguson reinforced his co-captains’ benefits from a strong passing game.“The key [to a strong middle attack] is that we’re passing the ball great,” Ferguson said. “[Freshman libero] Henry Cassiday is playing great volleyball, and Ciarelli and [sophomore outside hitter] Maddison McKibbin are passing great too.”Cassiday finished with 13 digs in his first career conference match.“Our technique looked good. If we prepare in the gym and come with the right tools, we can handle anything thrown our way,” Ferguson said.last_img read more

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Keshi reinstated as Super Eagles coach

first_imgStephen Keshi has apparently been reinstated as coach of the Super Eagles coach.On Thursday morning, media officer of the Super Eagles, Toyin Ibitoye tweeted: “Keshi returns as @NGSuperEagles coach”.According to reports, the Big Boss has been asked to return to his post, as part of the reconciliatory moves in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). President Goodluck Jonathan has also asked the Chris Giwa-board to withdraw its case from court, as FIFA’s Friday deadline looms.Keshi was dismissed on October 16 by the Amaju Pinnick-led board, despite leading the African champions to a 3-1 win over Sudan in Abuja. Former handler Shuaibu Amodu was then appointed as caretaker coach.The NFF is yet to release any official statement.last_img read more

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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks rout Clippers to celebrate his birthday

first_imgMilwaukee dominated the Clippers inside, outscoring them 58-38 in the paint.“They were so much more physical than us. It was not even close,” Rivers said.JaMychal Green missed his second straight game for the Clippers after suffering a bruised tailbone last Friday night against the San Antonio Spurs.TIP-INSClippers: Leonard and George practiced together for the first time as teammates on Thursday in Milwaukee. “It was nice we could run some end-of-the game stuff against live defense,” Rivers said. “When you messed it up, you had a chance to correct it. I could share what I was looking for and they could share what they liked. We’ve not had the opportunity to do that.”Bucks: Milwaukee completed a season sweep of the Clippers. Antetokounmpo was an assist shy of a triple-double (38 points, 16 rebounds) in a 129-124 victory over the Clippers on Nov. 6, though neither George nor Leonard played that night.UP NEXTThe Clippers continue their six-game trip on Sunday at 3 p.m. PT against Washington. “It was Giannis’ birthday and we searched all over the city to find a gift and we couldn’t find one, so we gave him this one,” Rivers said when it was over. “That’s all I can come up with because we were awful.”Antetokounmpo made 11 of 20 shots and recorded his 21st double-double of the season, as the Bucks led by as many as 41 and extended their longest winning streak since winning 16 consecutive games over two seasons in 1973.“The fans were unbelievable tonight,” Antetokounmpo said. “They made me feel special. They made this day feel special. Usually a lot of people, their birthday, they celebrate, they go out, they do all that. But that’s not me. That’s not what I do. But the fans made it really special for me.”Khris Middleton added 17 points and Pat Connaughton and Ersan İlyasova each scored 13 off the bench for Milwaukee.Rivers pulled all of his key players out of the game with the Bucks leading 101-67 with 9:25 remaining in the fourth quarter. The group exited to the chant of “Over-rated! Over-rated!” from the Milwaukee crowd. Game 4 photos: Luka Doncic, Mavs shock Clippers in overtime For Lakers’ LeBron James, Jacob Blake’s shooting is bigger issue than a big Game 4 victory Clippers hope they can play to their capabilities, quell Mavericks’ momentum PreviousMilwaukee Bucks’ Pat Connaughton shoots past Los Angeles Clippers’ Paul George during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Los Angeles Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard drives past Milwaukee Bucks’ Wesley Matthews during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo drives past Los Angeles Clippers’ Ivica Zubac during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsMilwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo and Donte DiVincenzo battle for a loose ball with Los Angeles Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard (2) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Los Angeles Clippers’ Ivica Zubac dunks over Milwaukee Bucks’ Eric Bledsoe during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Los Angeles Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell shoots between Milwaukee Bucks’ Khris Middleton and Ersan Ilyasova during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Milwaukee Bucks’ Eric Bledsoe drives past Los Angeles Clippers’ Paul George during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks over Los Angeles Clippers’ Lou Williams during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers argues a call during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Los Angeles Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard shoots between Milwaukee Bucks’ Brook Lopez and Pat Connaughton during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo shoots over Los Angeles Clippers’ Ivica Zubac during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks 0ver Los Angeles Clippers’ Ivica Zubac during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers reacts to a call during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Los Angeles Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard shoots between Milwaukee Bucks’ Pat Connaughton and Brook Lopez during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Milwaukee Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer argues a call with referee Jonathan Sterling during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Milwaukee Bucks’ Pat Connaughton shoots past Los Angeles Clippers’ Paul George during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Los Angeles Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard drives past Milwaukee Bucks’ Wesley Matthews during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)NextShow Caption1 of 16Los Angeles Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard drives past Milwaukee Bucks’ Wesley Matthews during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)ExpandMILWAUKEE — Clippers coach Doc Rivers was already impressed with reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo before the birthday boy and his Milwaukee Bucks teammates lit up the Clippers on Friday night.“I was 25 once, but I wasn’t that good,” Rivers said after joking before the game that he wanted to see Antetokounmpo’s birth certificate.As it turned out, Antetokounmpo had plenty of time to relax and enjoy his 25th birthday.The “Greek Freak” had 27 points and 11 rebounds before exiting the game with 8:56 to play and his Bucks ahead by 36. The Bucks went on to win 119-91 and capture their 14th straight victory.center_img “We were just still stagnant at the beginning of the fourth,” Kawhi Leonard said. “We weren’t really running anything, not executing. Coming down, taking shots early with no passes. So, I mean, I understand why he pulled us. Plus the lead was up high and we really didn’t have no type of momentum.”Leonard had 17 points and Paul George added 13 for the Clippers.Friday night was the first time Leonard and Antetokounmpo faced each other since the Eastern Conference finals in May, when Leonard’s Toronto Raptors beat Antetokounmpo and the Bucks in six games en route to winning the NBA championship.Leonard said the biggest difference between Antetokounmpo then and now is he’s shooting the ball with more confidence. Antetokounmpo agreed.“Obviously, yes, I’m a little more confident with my jump shot,” he said. “I believe in myself more. I think my teammates believe in me even more this year. But I’m just aggressive. Since the year started, I’ve been on a mission to help my team win every night and I think I’ve stayed on that path.”Milwaukee led 30-15 after the first quarter, with Middleton scoring 10 points in the opening frame. The Bucks held a 52-43 advantage at the break. After scoring 10 points in the first half, Antetokounmpo dropped 10 in the first 4:13 of the third quarter to help the Bucks outscore the Clippers 35-19 in the period.Related Articles What the Clippers are saying the day after Luka Doncic’s game-winner tied series, 2-2 Clippers’ Paul George: ‘If I make shots, this series could be a little different’ Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

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Jamaica defeats Uganda in netball world cup

first_imgShe cranes warming up before their world cup match against England on July 12th 2019 in LiverpoolLiverpool, United Kingdom | THE INDEPENDENT |  The She Cranes have lost their second Group G game against Jamaica at the on-going Netball World Cup.Jamaica’s Sunshine girls defeated the She Cranes 61:48 in the round of 12 teams.The starting line-up shocked many spectators because Mary Nuba and Peace Proscovia were left on the bench.The starting seven players were Stella Oyella in goal scoring and Rachael Nanyonga in goal attack, Ruth Meeme (Wing Attack), Jesca Achan(Centre), Sylvia Nanyonga (Wing Defender), Lilian Ajio (Goal Defender) and Muhayimina Namuwaya (Goal Keeper).With a slow start in the first quarter and Uganda trailing four goals behind Jamaica, Oyella and Nanyonga continued into the second quarter in the same positions.However, their shooting accuracy of 4/5 and 5/7 in the first quarter worsened in the second quarter.Coupled with many balls lost in the midcourt and failure by Namuwaya and Ajio to block balls to Jhaniele Fowler, whose shooting accuracy was 11/11 goals in the first quarter, the crowd started demanding that Peace leaves the bench.Despite an agitated call from spectators the coach Vincent Kiwanuka thought otherwise and left Stella Oyella and Rachael Nanyonga in goal attack and goal scorer positions until it became obvious that Oyella was not in shooting form.In the post-match interview, Kiwanuka defended his decision saying that “We don’t have to do things because people are shouting.”Though he praised the girls for a stray performance, Kiwanuka, however, admitted that there is need to improve on the intensity throughout the game. Besides intensity, shooting accuracy was also wanting.In the third quarter, Peace had a scoring accuracy of 16/16 against Nanyonga with 10/14.This also resulted in Jamaica winning the third quarter with 51:34.By the end of the last quarter, Jamaica had stretched the lead 61:48.Uganda’s chances of securing 5th place in the World Cup will depend on whether the She Cranes beat Malawi on Friday and also whether Zimbabwe beat Jamaica.Jamaica’s head coach, Harvette Anderson says that her team is aiming at finishing fifth. “5th place is the best we can get and so we will do our best.” *****URNShare on: WhatsApplast_img read more

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Bruins enjoy seed

first_img“I’m playing,” Aboya said. “There’s no pain at all, but it’s still a concern mentally.” brian.dohn@dailynews.com (818) 713-3607 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Two years ago, UCLA and was gone before the first day was over. Last season, a late-jelling UCLA team rolled into the Pac-10 Tournament, then steamrolled its opponents en route to the title. Now, having entered the season as the hunted only to emerge as the league’s regular-season champion, the top-seeded Bruins will open play Thursday against either No.8-seed California or No.9-seed Oregon State (they play tonight) in an ideal position. Of those three teams – Oregon, Stanford and Washington – the Bruins could face two of them en route to a possible championship repeat. Fourth-seed Oregon plays fifth-seeded Arizona in Thursday’s first game, with the winner meeting the winner of the UCLA-Cal/Oregon State game. Stanford and Washington are on the other side of the bracket, meaning UCLA could only face those schools in the title game. The Huskies provide UCLA’s most recent motivation. The Bruins dropped a 61-51, uninspiring decision at Washington on Saturday. of the Pacific-10 Conference tournament Collison’s slump: UCLA point guard Darren Collison was working on his shot during an individual workout before Tuesday’s practice, trying to shake a slump that ended with Saturday’s 2-for-15 effort at Washington. Collison is shooting 27.5 percent (11 for 40) in his past four games. Before that, he was shooting 54.3 percent from the field. Aboya ready: Bruins reserve center/power forward Alfred Aboya went through most of practice Tuesday and said he would be ready to play in the Pac-10 Tournament. Aboya missed the loss at Washington with a bruised knee. center_img “You gotta love it because that’s the best position for you,” UCLA junior guard and Pac-10 Player of the Year Arron Afflalo said. “In my eyes, it gives us the inner confidence that we are the best. We did win this conference outright, well- deservingly, and not to be cocky, but to be confident, and how to straddle that line, and understand that if we don’t come to play, with that type of bull’s-eye, we’ll be beat. “There’s three teams in this conference that beat us this year, so we’re beatable.” last_img read more

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