Utah Basketball Meets Weber State Saturday At Beehive Classic

first_img Tags: Utah basketball/Weber State basketball Brad James FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY-Saturday, Utah men’s basketball (7-2) meets Weber State (3-5) at the Beehive Classic in downtown Salt Lake City at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.The Utes, under Larry Krystkowiak (162-113, .589 at Utah; 204-133, .605 as a collegiate head coach) have had a successful start to the season for the most part.The prolific Utes score 85.6 points per game, ranking them 6th nationally in scoring offense.Sophomore forward Timmy Allen (20.8 points, 7.4 rebounds per game) leads the Utes in both points and rebounds as his star continues to rise.Sophomore guard Both Gach (12.1 points per game), freshman guard Rylan Jones (11.7 points per game, a team-best 11 steals and a team-best 47 assists) and sophomore forward Riley Battin (10.6 points per game) assist Allen in carrying Utah’s scoring load.Freshman center Brandon Carlson has a team-best 7 blocked shots to pace the Utes’ defense.The Utes surrender 70.8 points per game, tying them for 223rd nationally in scoring defense with Georgia State.Weber State, despite their sub.500 record, is on the upswing, having won two straight games.Randy Rahe (269-158, .630) in his 14th season at the helm, remains the Wildcats’ all-time leader in wins as well as the all-time wins leader in the Big Sky Conference.The Wildcats score 71.5 points per game, ranking them 193rd nationally in scoring offense.Senior guard Jerrick Harding (20.1 points per game, tied for a team-best 14 assists with freshman guard KJ Cunningham) is hitting his stride as the preseason Big Sky Conference player of the year.Senior guard Cody John (10.9 points per game, a team-best 7 steals) is the only other Wildcat to score in double figures on average.Junior guard Kham Davis and redshirt freshman forward/center Tim Fuller each average 4.4 rebounds per game to lead the squad in that category.Fuller, Czech national junior forward Michal Kozak and sophomore forward/center Ukrainian national Dima Zdor have 7 blocked shots apiece to lead the Wildcats.Defensively, the Wildcats give up 67.9 points per game, tying them for 165th nationally in scoring defense with Auburn.The Utes lead the Wildcats 26-14 all-time on the hardwood. Written by December 12, 2019 /Sports News – Local Utah Basketball Meets Weber State Saturday At Beehive Classiclast_img read more

The Cookie Man files for administration

first_imgSurrey manufacturer The Cookie Man has called in the administrators.Administrator ReSolve Partners LLP was appointed – reportedly on Monday 16 January – and around 350 jobs are said to be at risk.The Esher-based bakery manufacturer, which filed its latest accounts on 18 November 2011, revealed a huge drop in gross profit to £2.4m for the year ended 31 December 2010, from £4.3m for the comparable period in 2009.This resulted in a loss, after taxation, of £437,591, compared to a profit of just over £300,000 the previous year.The directors’ report stated the main threats to business were believed to be changing consumer tastes, and “the predominance of lower-value products in the market”.Please check back for updates on this story.last_img

Florida announces 25 new cases of coronavirus, 1 new death

first_imghe Florida Department of Health has announced 25 new positive cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Florida and the death of a Florida resident in California.To keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware about the status of the virus, the Department is issuing regular updates as information becomes available.A 68-year old female Orange County resident tested positive for COVID-19. This test was performed in California following travel to Asia. This person is deceased.A 41-year old male in Orange County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. It is currently unclear whether this was a travel-related case; the epidemiological investigation is ongoing.A 54-year old male in Osceola County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. It is currently unclear whether this was a travel-related case; the epidemiological investigation is ongoing.A 51-year old male in Miami-Dade County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. It is currently unclear whether this was a travel-related case; the epidemiological investigation is ongoing.A 67-year old female in Manatee County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. This is a travel related case and is associated with domestic travel.A 62-year old female in Manatee County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. This is not a travel related case.A 29-year old male in Volusia County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. This is a travel related case and is associated with close contact with a traveler.A 69-year old male, non-Florida resident visiting from Europe tested positive for COVID-19 in Alachua County.A 59-year old female in Palm Beach County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. This is a travel related case and is associated with domestic travel.A 65-year old male in Palm Beach County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. This is a travel related case and is associated with domestic travel.A 42-year old male in Miami-Dade County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. It is currently unclear whether this was a travel-related case; the epidemiological investigation is ongoing.A 77-year old female in Miami-Dade County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. It is currently unclear whether this was a travel-related case; the epidemiological investigation is ongoing.A 59-year old male in Broward County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. It is currently unclear whether this was a travel-related case; the epidemiological investigation is ongoing.A 37-year old male in Miami-Dade County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. This is a travel related case and is associated with travel to Europe.A 39-year old female in Miami-Dade County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. It is currently unclear whether this was a travel-related case; the epidemiological investigation is ongoing.A 20-year old female in Broward County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. This is a travel related case and is associated with travel to Europe.A 83-year old female in Broward County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. It is currently unclear whether this was a travel-related case; the epidemiological investigation is ongoing.A 41-year old male in Broward County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. It is currently unclear whether this was a travel-related case; the epidemiological investigation is ongoing.A 20-year old female in Broward County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. This is a travel related case and is associated with travel to Europe.A 19-year old female in Broward County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. This is a travel related case and is associated with travel to Europe.A 22-year old female in Broward County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. It is currently unclear whether this was a travel-related case; the epidemiological investigation is ongoing.A 19-year old male in Broward County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. This is a travel related case and is associated with travel to Europe.A 58-year old male in Broward County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. It is currently unclear whether this was a travel-related case; the epidemiological investigation is ongoing.A 43-year old male in Miami-Dade County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. It is currently unclear whether this was a travel-related case; the epidemiological investigation is ongoing.A 37-year old male in Palm Beach County has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. It is currently unclear whether this was a travel-related case; the epidemiological investigation is ongoing.last_img read more

Iker Casillas Stable after Suffering Heart Attack at Training

first_imgHe was also part of the national squad that won two successive European Championships, in 2008 and 2012, and the World Cup in 2010.A Porto statement read: “Casillas suffered an acute myocardial infarction during Wednesday morning training session held at the PortoGaia training centre in Olival.“The work session was promptly interrupted to provide assistance to the Porto goalkeeper, who is currently at the Hospital CUF Porto. Casillas is well, stable and his heart problem (is) solved.”His former club Real Madrid published a statement, sending their former keeper “all the courage of the world”.“Real Madrid wants to transmit all their support to their beloved captain Casillas,” the statement read.“Casillas has taught us throughout his professional career to overcome the most incredible challenges to enhance the glory of our club.“It has taught us that giving up does not fit into our philosophy of life and has shown us countless times that being stronger the harder the challenge is, the way to achieve victory.“Real Madrid want to see their eternal captain recovered as soon as possible and send him all the courage of the world.”Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Iker Casillas Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas has been taken to hospital after suffering a heart attack at their training ground, the club has said.The 37-year-old is “stable” in hospital and remains under observation.Spain goalkeeper Casillas won three Champions League titles, and La Liga five times, at Real Madrid.last_img read more

Lady Panther Classic returns

first_imgFour local girls basketball teams will get their first up-close looks at each other this weekend as the 39th annual Lady Panther Classic begins today at McKinleyville High.St. Bernard’s will get the weekend started with a first-round clash against Redding Christian at 5 p.m. and Fortuna will finish the night up with a contest against Yreka at 8 p.m. while the tournament’s host team, McKinleyville, will face Hoopa in its first-round matchup today at 6:30 p.m.The best offense is a…Good …last_img

A bit of South Africa in London

first_imgOlympic and Paralympic athletes, their families, friends and supporters, and all South Africans will find a home away from home at the Ekhaya Hospitality Centre in Belvedere Road, London. Supporters at the New Zealand Ekhaya during the 2011 Rugby World Cup, show their patriotic spirit.(Images: Ekhaya Hospitality Centre)MEDIA CONTACTS • Manase MakwelaHead of communication, Dept of Sportand Recreation+27 12 304 5017 or +27 82 782 1759Romaana NaidooTeam South Africa, as well as those citizens going to London to show their support, will be welcomed at the Ekhaya Hospitality Centre, a home away from home for the duration of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.Ekhaya Hospitality Centre will be run by a host of national government departments during the sporting spectacular – Sport and Recreation, Arts and Culture, Trade and Industry, International Relations and Co-operation, and Tourism – in partnership with South African Tourism and Brand South Africa.Noluthando Ngendane, Brand South Africa’s public relations officer, explains: “The Ekhaya Hospitality Centre has been created as a base for Team South Africa, its sportsmen and women, their friends and families and, of course, their supporters to gather.”But it is more than that: “It is a place where the spirit of South Africa comes alive,” she adds.Facilities at the centre will include wi-fi and internet connectivity, meeting rooms, a media and business centre, a business lounge, function facilities, full coverage of all sports events, and a South Africa bar.Ngendane says: “South African businessmen and women can use the facilities to network and showcase the success stories of our beautiful country to visitors from abroad and the rest of Africa.”The 30th Summer Olympics begin on Friday, 27 July and end on Sunday, 12 August.Ekhaya Centre is at Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, London. It will be officially opened and closed for the Olympics from 26 July to 12 August and for the Paralympics from 28 August to 9 September.Home away from homeEkhaya is a hospitality programme at overseas events presented by the Department of Sport and Recreation in collaboration with partner organisations.“Ekhaya Hospitality Centre is also intended to unite South Africans across race, gender, culture, geographical location, social status and class through sport, thereby promoting social solidarity and common citizenship,” the department notes.South Africa is sending a team of 125 athletes to the Summer Games, with 13 names added to the initial 112 published in June. Blade runner Oscar Pistorius is among them. He will be making history as the first double amputee to compete in the Games. Pistorius will be running in the 4 x 400m relay with Willem de Beer, Ofentse Mogawane and Shaun de Jager.Among other activities, the Ekhaya programme will feature a daily cultural exhibition; Olympic and Paralympic events broadcast on big screens; meetings for London-based local businesses to network; and celebratory events for Team SA.The department describes the Ekhaya Centre as “a home away from home” that provides an opportunity to:Drum up support for Team SA;Market and promote South Africa through showcasing its successes and venues such as stadiums as the preferred places to host international events;Inspire people to visit the country and experience the culture of ubuntu; and,Host journalists both local and foreign, with the intention of profiling South African athletes, political principals and the country.All South Africans, at home and abroad, are encouraged to wear their supporters T-shirts on Fridays to show their support for Team SA.Athletes’ villageDubbed Victory Park, the athletes’ village in Stratford, East London, has a uniquely British feel. It’s open for business from 16 July, housing some 17 000 Olympic athletes, 6 000 Paralympians and officials from 203 nations.It covers 36 hectares, with comfortable living quarters and large areas of open space. Competitors dine in a huge 225m x 80m tent, which is large enough to accommodate about 100 double-decker buses.This facility, which can seat 5 500 at a time, is open 24 hours a day. The menu includes popular British staples such as fish and chips, as well as Asian and halaal food. There is also a McDonald’s on site.The social hub of the village is a pub called the Globe Centre which, while it boasts 10 pool tables, live music and karaoke, will not serve a drop of alcohol. After the Olympics, the village will be converted into residential accommodation.last_img read more

Montpellier match is important Henrichs

first_imgAccording to the AS Monaco player, the team is looking to capitalize in the win against Caen last weekAS Monaco needs desperetely a win in the French Ligue 1.The team is second-to-last with 10 points, just three ahead of last place Guingamp.But they were able to beat Caen last week, and now they are looking to repeat against Montpellier.“Of course this match against Montpellier is very important. We won last week in Caen and we have to keep going,” Benjamin Henrichs told the club’s official website.Neymar, BrazilTop 5 Ligue 1 players to watch throughout next weekend Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 11, 2019 With the international activity cooling down for the next month, we go back to the Top 5 players to watch in Ligue 1 next…“We did a lot of games without a win, obviously after this success we were very happy.”“We have seen against Atlético de Madrid that the future of the club is very promising,” he added.“The Academy players played very well. Saturday the team may be different but no matter who plays, everyone wants to win.”“Injuries are part of football. It’s a difficult situation but afterwards I was fine. I do not think about it,” he talked about his injuries.“I did not expect to find myself in this situation by coming here but you never know what can happen. This is a different context for me but we must raise our heads by showing our qualities.”last_img read more

Musical Pirates of Grammar Island sharpens kids language skills

first_imgMusical ‘Pirates of Grammar Island’ sharpens kids language skills March 3, 2018 John Soderman Posted: March 3, 2018 John Soderman, 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsStudents at Holmes Elementary School are honing their language skills through a most unconventional approach. They are using “Pirate-Speak”. KUSI’s John Soderman has the story. Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more