January 19

Pacquiao commends McGregor, Mayweather

first_imgMOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite Jack pummels Cleverly to take light-heavy crown Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles View comments Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, embraces Conor McGregor after a super welterweight boxing match Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao gave praise to both Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor after the two matched up against each other Sunday (Manila time) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.“Respect to McGregor for taking a chance but congrats to Floyd on #50!” Pacquiao posted on Twitter.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Mayweather scored a technical knockout victory over McGregor to take hold of a perfect 50-0 record, boxing’s greatest win-loss record ever.Heavyweight icon Rocky Marciano was once the owner of the sport’s best record at 49-0, a feat Mayweather replicated in 2015 when he defeated an overmatched Andre Berto in lopsided fashion.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’As for McGregor, this was his first fight in a boxing ring after emerging as the UFC’s poster boy when he held the lightweight and featherweight belts consecutively.RELATED VIDEO Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taallast_img read more

January 18

Hawks acquire point guard Trae Young in swap of top-5 picks

first_imgOklahoma’s Trae Young, right, poses with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after he was picked fifth overall by the Dallas Mavericks during the NBA basketball draft in New York, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks have added a new floor leader to their rebuilding effort by acquiring point guard Trae Young from the Dallas Mavericks in an exchange of NBA draft picks with the Dallas Mavericks.The Hawks drafted guard Luka Doncic of Slovenia with the No. 3 overall pick and then traded rights to Doncic to Dallas for rights to Young, the No. 5 overall pick, and a 2019 first-round pick. The trade was announced at the draft.ADVERTISEMENT Schroder said in a recent interview in his native Germany he would like to be traded. 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 Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The Hawks have four picks in the top 34, including three in the first round. The Hawks also have No. 19 and No. 30 picks in the first round and the No. 34 selection in the second round.The trade was not a major surprise. With so many draft picks, Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk said last week he was entertaining numerous trade offers.The Hawks, who finished last in the Eastern Conference last season, will continue their rebuilding effort with Young and first-year coach Lloyd Pierce.Mike Budenholzer was hired as Milwaukee’s new coach after reaching a mutual agreement to leave the Hawks.Young joins an Atlanta roster which returns few set starters. Forward-center John Collins showed promise as a rookie last season, and forward Taurean Prince is another young piece of the rebuilding effort. Veterans Kent Bazemore and Dwayne Dedmon are under contract for next season.ADVERTISEMENT Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial NBA Draft: Cavs select Bama’s Sexton to help convince LeBron to stay Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95 Young led the nation with his averages of 27.4 points and 8.7 assists for Oklahoma. The 6-foot-2 Young scored at least 40 points in four games and tied a Division I record by recording 22 assists in a game.The Hawks’ decision to acquire Young likely means veteran guard Dennis Schroder’s future with the team could be short-lived.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThis is not the first time the Hawks have quickly traded the No. 3 overall pick. In 2001, the Hawks made Pau Gasol the No. 3 overall pick and then traded his draft rights to the Memphis Grizzlies for Shareef Abdur-Rahim.Doncic was Atlanta’s highest draft pick since 2007, when center Al Horford was the No. 3 pick.center_img LATEST STORIES Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina MOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View commentslast_img read more

January 18

Porteria tows Ceres to group lead

first_imgBACOLOD CITY—Midfielder OJ Porteria rediscovered his scoring touch on Tuesday night, but Ceres Negros’ defensive frailties once again came to the fore even in a 3-2 victory over Myanmar side Shan United at the start of the AFC Cup at Panaad Stadium.Porteria bagged a brace with his second goal three minutes from time ensuring the Busmen survived a second-half fightback from the visitors in front of close to 6,000 fans in Bacolod City.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title The win gave Ceres the early lead in Group G after Becamex Binh Duong of Vietnam and Persija Jakarta of Indonesia battled to a goalless draw at Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta.“Credit to everyone in the team for putting in a shift tonight,” Porteria said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsPorteria produced a composed finish to a flowing move in the 17th minute for the opening goal. Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief MOST READ Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titlecenter_img Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Well-rested Dyip end three-game skid, shut down Bolts Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

January 12

67 vehicles up for sale by GRA

first_imgSome of the vehicles for sale by GRAThe Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) currently has 67 vehicles for sale at warehouses across the country.An official at the tax agency told this publication that the vehicles, some of which are already registered, were used by the entity.However, the agency in a notice published in the newspapers said, “Motor vehicles that can be registered would be assigned new registration numbers after full payment”.On sale are Toyota Raums, Carinas and Cruisers, Nissan Bluebirds, X-Trail and several others which require repairs. In fact, GRA said some of the vehicles will even be sold as scrap on a ‘as is, where is’ basis, through bidding. Inspection of the vehicles commenced on Monday.“The motor vehicles would be marked with individual numbers for easy identification. Bids must be placed in sealed envelopes bearing no identification of the bidder’s name on the outside and must be clearly marked on the top, left hand corner ‘Bid for Purchase of Motor Vehicles’ with the individual number affixed on the motor vehicle,” GRA said.GRA was keen to note that payments must be made in cash or through a manager’s cheque within three working days of being informed, failure on the part of the successful bidder will result in the next bidder being considered.A separate bid form will be required for each vehicle and bidders are only allowed to submit one document per stock number.Successful bidders will be required to remove and transport their vehicles within five working days of being informed.last_img read more

January 12

Police still searching for arson suspects

first_imgRelated Stories– RCMP search for two suspects in house fire– Photos and video from two-house fire on 82nd streetAdvertisement Photo:  Fort St. John fire crews battled a large fire Friday July 9th, 2010 – Adam Reaburn/Energeticcity.ca If you have any further information about either incident, contact the RCMP at 250-787-8140 or anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. – Advertisement -The Fort St. John RCMP continue to investigate two suspicious fires.Police and fire crews were called to a fire that destroyed two homes Friday night. One home was still under construction.At this point the RCMP have not made any arrests in connection with the fire but have told Energeticcity.ca that they are looking for two youths of approximately 15 years of age.One is described as 6 feet tall and has a slim build. The second also has a slim build but is shorter in height.The second fire early Sunday morning destroyed a truck parked near the intersection of 91 Street and 91 Avenue. The RCMP are still looking for a group of at least three youths seen leaving the area shortly after the fire.At this time the RCMP won’t say what was used to start either fire as the investigation continues. They also don’t believe the two incidents are connected, but they haven’t ruled that out as a possibility.Advertisement – RCMP investigate suspicious truck firelast_img read more

January 11

Council OKs immigration resolution

first_imgPALMDALE – In a symbolic move, the Palmdale City Council passed a resolution calling on the federal government to enforce laws against illegal immigration and to reimburse local governments for expenses for providing services to undocumented immigrants. Palmdale officials are calling for the federal government to enforce existing laws and to reimburse state and local governments for such expenses as education, incarceration, medical treatment and “any care or services provided to or for illegal aliens and their dependents.” The City Council approved the resolution Wednesday, just days before city officials will be making a lobbying trip to Washington, D.C. Councilman Tom Lackey, who will be making the trip next week with Mayor Jim Ledford and City Manager Steve Williams, said the resolution is an effort to draw federal officials’ attention to the demands of the community to address the illegal immigration issue. Many of those ordinances are being challenged in court. Arguments include the fact that much of the activities in regards to the issue are covered by federal law; that such ordinances can be divisive to a community; and that there will be an increase in costs for enforcement, city officials said. Palmdale does have an ordinance on its books regulating day-laborer activity, but it hasn’t enforced it because of litigation involving similar ordinances in the cities of Glendale, Vista and Redondo Beach. james.skeen@dailynews (661) 267-5743160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! “We have to have a unified voice and a loud voice,” Lackey said. “Let’s address this important issue. Let’s secure our borders.” Although the city is studying the impact of illegal immigration in preparation for future actions, this particular resolution is more symbolic than substantive, Ledford said. “This is more of an expression of a position,” Ledford said. “It doesn’t do anything other than say this is what we believe.” Palmdale officials said they are in the early stages of determining what options they might have to address the issue. They want to come up with something unique to the city’s issues that will stand up to legal challenges. There are about 50 ordinances either enacted or being considered by cities and counties across the country trying to address illegal immigration. Some of the ordinances involve prohibitions against hiring undocumented immigrants or renting them housing, and others are aimed at regulating day laborers. last_img read more

January 3

Man sentenced in $28 million investment scam

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The owner and operator of the now-defunct downtown investment advisor firm C+ Capital Management, LLC was sentenced late this afternoon to 87 months in federal prison for bilking primarily Korean-American investors out of more than $28 million. Won Charlie Yi, 47, of Los Angeles, was sentenced by United States District Judge A. Howard Matz, who also ordered Yi to pay $28.8 million in restitution to individual investors and $2.4 million to Wells Fargo Bank. In December 2005, Yi pleaded guilty to four counts of bank fraud, 11 counts of mail fraud, two counts of investment advisor fraud and two counts of criminal forfeiture. Those charges relate to an investment scheme he operated through C+ Capital Management, which raised well in excess of $20 million by inducing members of the Korean-American community to invest funds with a promise of large returns. The investors were told that their money would be invested in accounts at a New York-based broker-dealer, Carlin Equities Corporation, which Yi and his associates said had a branch in Los Angeles. Yi and his associates told victims that their money would be invested in publicly-traded companies and Regulation S offerings. Investors were provided with fabricated monthly account statements showing gains in their accounts, and the victims could view the false account statements on an elaborate Internet site. After it became clear in 2003 that investors were going to have difficulty withdrawing their funds from their investment accounts, Yi created a fictitious letter from the Internal Revenue Service, which suggested that funds placed through C+ Capital accounts were subject to an audit freeze while the IRS investigated possible violations of the law under the USA Patriot Act. When he pleaded guilty, Yi admitted that the accounts were never opened at Carlin Equities. Instead, the investors’ funds typically were deposited into bank accounts at Wells Fargo Bank controlled by Yi or his associates at C+ Capital. When investors sought to withdraw their investments, Yi and others at C+ Capital lulled the investors by giving them various reasons why their holdings could not or should not be immediately liquidated. Ultimately, they fled to Seoul. Before fleeing, Yi and an associate overdrew the Wells Fargo accounts by more than $2 million, which he caused to be wired to South Korean banks. Yi was arrested in South Korea in April 2005 and was brought to the United States to face the charges in this case. —————————————————————- For the latest news and observations on crime in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, check out the Daily News’ crime blog by clicking here.last_img read more

December 27

Popular visitors center to reopen

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST – The shuttered Vista del Lago Visitors Center overlooking Pyramid Lake will be saved, a state Department of Water Resources official said this week. Sensors implanted around the popular center after severe slides during the 2004 winter storms show no ground movement over the past six months, said Don Strickland, a water resources spokesman in Sacramento. “It was a really wet winter down there,” Strickland said. “We know that the whole area was saturated and there were other slides in the area. It doesn’t appear to be an ongoing problem.” Officials hope to go to bid this summer in search of a company to repair water lines and other utilities serving Vista del Lago, work that was delayed until it was determined the ground was not shifting. The ground eroded right up to the walls of the 13-year-old, $13 million hilltop center. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2“There’s a lot of work that has to be done,” he said. “The desire is to open it by the end of this year, but we don’t know if that’s possible.” The visitors center features rooms filled with displays and graphics showing the path Southern California’s water takes from the north and just how much of the resource it takes for various tasks. It boasts 160,000 visitors a year who pull off Interstate 5 in the Grapevine area for a look – and often a bathroom break, Strickland said. pat.aidem@dailynews.com (661) 257-5251last_img read more

December 27


first_imgOld Orchard Inn Division One Erne Wanderers 7 Ramelton Mariners 2Erne Wanderers hosted Ramelton Mariners in a top of the table clash at the lakeside centre in glorious conditions on Saturday. Despite the scoreline it was the away team that had the better of the first half with the home team unable to get any rhythm going. Playing good passing football Mariner’s took the game to the home team and created a few half chances and forced a serious of corners which Erne defended well. Five minutes before the break Mariner’s got a penalty when Jamie Cassidy tried to nick the ball but caught the striker’s foot and down he went. From the resulting kick Karl O’ Brien made a good save. Within a minute Erne broke up the pitch and the ball was worked to Mark Dorrian inside the box and he found the top corner with a cool finish for his first of the day. This was a cruel blow to the away side who were much the better team in the first half. Wanderers came out a different team in the second half and went two up within a minute when Jamie Cassidy went on a run from centre back, playing some brilliant one twos up the pitch, and he finished from 8 yards at the second attempt. Five minutes later Erne went three up when Dolan went on a run down the left and cut it back for Dermott Slevin who side footed into the bottom corner from 20 yards. Within two minutes Mariners got on the score-sheet when Brian Piper scored with a neat finish. Wanderers upped the tempo after this and finished the game as a contest when on 60 minutes Mark Dorrian got his second when the ball fell to his feet on the corner of the 18 yard box, after good battling by Sticky Ward, and he chipped the keeper with a brilliant effort. David Dolan got no five on 65minutes when he beat his man and played a pass to Sticky who back-heeled into his path again and he burst into box to calmly slot past the stranded keeper. Dorrian completed his hatrick on 68 minutes when Sean Toland played him in down the left and he finished well with his left foot. Slack defending let in Mariners for their second on 78 minutes when Barry Coyle finished from 7yards. The scoring was complete on 83 minutes when Sticky Ward found the net with a cool side foot finish into the bottom corner. A big win for the Wanderers at a crucial stage of the season with Slevin and Dorrian the pick of the bunch team effort from Mariners who just faded in the second half. Referee: Brian O’ Kane. Glenea United 2 Glencar Celtic 2Glenea came back from the dead to get a point from this match. In an even 1st half both sides were battling to get control of the game and neither created any clear cut chances. In the 2nd half Glencar took the lead on 50 minutes when Stephen Mc Laughlin was on hand to knock in a cut back. Glenea tried hard to get back into the game but were finding it difficult to create a chance. Glencar doubled their lead on 65 minutes when John Hilly was played through and he slotted the ball past the keeper. Glenea reduced the deficit on 85 minutes when Martin Maguire headed home a Martin Doohan free-kick. This goal lifted the home side and they equalized on 89 minutes when Michael Mc Clafferty was on hand to force home the ball after a goal mouth scramble. Glenea almost took all the points in injury time when another goal mouth scramble saw the ball cleared off the line. Best for Glenea John Harley and Shane Ferry while Padjo Duffy tried hard for Glencar. Referee: John FerryCastlefin Celtic Reserves 2 Mulroy Celtic 1Castlefin claimed a vital three points after a 2-1 victory over Mulroy in Parkview on Saturday. Mulroy were the better team in the first half, creating numerous chances, and they eventually took the lead in the 35th minute when Mark Griffin finished well. In the 40th minute Castlefin equalised through a great Thomas Devlin strike from 20yards. In the 55th minute Castlefin took the lead when a Tomas Devlin cross found Gary Mc Nulty who laid the ball off to Mark Lafferty who struck home from 15 yards. Mulroy pressed for an equaliser and Mark Griffin went close on a few occasions.Good team performances. Referee: Barry HunterDowntown Cup Group BKilmacrennan Celtic Reserves 2 Fintown Harps AFC 6Fintown Harps overcame Kilmacrennan Celtic in Lurgy Park in this cup fixture. A tight first half came to life just before half time when Aaron Thompson scored after going one on one with the Kilmacrennan keeper. He scored again three mins later from Daragh Gallagher’s square across the box. Kilmacrennan pulled one back just before half time when Paul Mc Eldowney was fouled in the box and Cathal Gallagher scored the resulting penalty. Fintown started the second half brightly and Aaron Thompson scored his third five minutes in after a scramble in the box. Kilmacrennan pulled another one back in the 57th minute when Paul Mc Eldowney headed in Steve McElwaine’s corner. Daragh Gallagher scored Fintown’s fourth with a fine solo effort in the 65th minute. He turned provider again a few minutes later setting up Paddy Black. Aaron Thompson scored his fourth and Fintown’s last in the 75th minute to put the game to bed. Excellent team performance from Fintown and Steve Mc Elwaine was best for Kilmacrennan.Brian Mc Cormick Sports Premier Division Rathmullan Celtic 1 Kilmacrennan Celtic 2Kilmacrennan Celtic used all of their experience to leave the Seaside with three valuable points following a hard fought game that was dominated for long spells by the home side but a stunning brace from Eddie Doherty, who converted their only opportunities, proved the difference to seal a victory for the former Premier Division champions.The visitors were a menacing physical presence throughout and Doherty’s two exceptional goals confirmed their place as Premier League leaders. In truth, Sunday’s entertaining game showed why both teams are worthy of their places near the top of the table this season.A goal in each half from midfielder Doherty got the job done for Kilmac, with Eamonn Sheridan netting for Rathmullan in between. The home side were left to rue not making their early dominance in each half tell on the scoreboard. A strong and experienced spine to the visitor’s team ensured they were able to hang tough and concede very few clear cut chances despite coughing up a lot of possession to Rathmullan. The Gorman’s, Gavin and Gary marshalled a strong back line, with Timmy Burke, Doherty and ex-Rathmullan striker Caolan Kelly proving a handful further up the field.With Oisin McMenamin missing, Aaron Mc Clafferty was recalled to the starting line-up and it was Rathmullan that started well and Eoin Sheridan had the best chance, as he pulled a shot wide from 12 yards.Having failed to make their possession count, Rathmullan were punished on the half hour with a stunning opener. Building down the left wing, the ball was knocked infield by Ryan McLaughlin and Mickey McBride’s step-over allowed the in-rushing Doherty through on goal. He lashed an unstoppable shot past Ian Strain and off the underside of the bar to give the visitors the lead against the run of play.The Hoops responded well to the setback and a fine individual effort from Eamonn Sheridan on 43 minutes saw the talismanic forward gain space in the box and fire a low shot into the net much to the delight in front of another bumper Flagpole crowd.Rathmullan started the second half well and continued to press for a second goal, but they came up against a very stubborn defence.The best chance of the second half arrived on 55 minutes when Dara Patton’s right wing cross was chested down by Eamonn Sheridan for Aaron Mc Clafferty but he was unable to keep his effort down and fired over the bar.Former Kilmac player Seamus McLaughlin almost wrote his own script with a wonderfully struck volley from 20-yards that flew just wide of the post with Rathmullan still doing the probing heading into the final 15 minutes.There was to be a sting in the tail however as the visitors again showed the clinical finishing of a team that has been down this road many times in the past.Having forced a succession of corners and free kicks in promising areas, Rathmullan were unable to make it count with Kilmac dominating in the air. So it was no surprise when a left wing cross was met with a stunning glancing header from Doherty into the far corner on 84 minutes to steal the points much to the delight of the travelling Kilmac support.With Niall Doherty and Philip Hegarty on from the bench, the home side again responded well to the setback and pegged Kilmac in for the remainder of the game but they were unable to force an equaliser.A setback for Mark Curran and his players, there can be little doubt of that, but with plenty games to play and a cup semi final on the horizon, there is still a lot to play for and based on this display Rathmullan can still have a big say in the destination of this year’s Premier Division title.Best for Rathmullan was Reggie Miller while Kilmac’s defence were marshalled superbly by the Gorman brothers and Doherty’s class up front in converting their only two attacks proved the difference.Castlefin Celtic 1 Glenea United 4Glenea went away with all three points after a tough battle with Castlefin Celtic in Parkview on Sunday. The visitors took the lead the after 5 minutes when Kevin Mulhern rose highest to head home the opener from 6 yards after a Declan Mc Garvey cross. Castlefin had the majority of the possession but couldn’t break down the visiting defence. Glenea doubled their lead when Michael Barry latched onto a through ball and finished clinically with 30 minutes played. In the 39th minute Glenea increased their lead when Michael Barry pounced on a mistake in the Castlefin defence to poke home.The second half turned into a midfield battle with few chances being created. In the 80th minute Glenea got their fourth, a wonderful finish from Ryan Mc Fadden. In the 88th minute Castlefin got a consolation goal through Peter Bryson following a Ronan Tourish corner.Two good team Performances. Referee: Ed MooreGweedore Celtic 1 Lagan Harps 0A crucial victory for the home team in what was a very tight game against Lagan Harps. In the opening fifteen minutes the visitors looked the more dangerous with Andrew Brennan causing problems for the home defence with his pacey runs up the wing. On the half-hour Gweedore took the lead when a ball into the box was headed on by David Mc Gee and Tomas Diver was on hand to slam the ball home. Early in the second half the away keeper did well to save a David Mc Gee shot. On forty minutes a Lagan free kick was fisted over the bar by the home keeper Mc Kelvey. In the last fifteen minutes Gweedore were under sustained pressure, Lagan forced a number of corners and free kicks, but despite a few near misses the home side held out for a victory,A team display by Lagan. John Walsh and Danny Curran played well for Gweedore. Referee: Martin Mc GarrigleSt. Catherines 1 Lifford Celtic 0St Catherines played hosts to Lifford Celtic in Emerald Park on Sunday. The Saints started well and on 14 minutes Michael Mullin had a good shot but it was well saved by Lee White in the Lifford goal. Then on 20 minutes that man again Michael Mullin had another good shot but again he was denied by Lee White. Lifford started to come into the game and they created a couple a chances, On 29 minutes Conor O’ Rourke had a great shot but he could not get passed Lee White. Lifford had a chance but it was well saved by Anthoine O’ Hara in the Saints goal. David Conwell then had a shot that was well saved. The 2nd half started with both teams looking to get on the score-sheet. Lifford had a couple of chances but they could not get past Anthoine O Hara in the Saints goal, On 61 minutes Jason Noctor had a shot that just went wide of the Lifford goal. On 62 minutes David Conwell had a shot but again was saved by Lee White. On 83 minutes Lifford attacked and the they got into the Saints box and curled a great shot beyond the reach of Anthoine O Hara in the Saints goals into the bottom corner of the net to make the score 1-0 to Lifford Celtic. The Saints pushed hard to get level but it just would not happen for them and the final score was 1-0 to the visitors.Watson Hire Division OneEany Celtic 5 Arranmore United 0Eany Celtic hosted the islanders for their first home match since early November and secured all three points. The home side enjoyed lots of early possession and went ahead from James Flynn fired the ball home on the half hour mark. Eany had chances to extend their lead before half time but the net eluded them .The second half saw the visitors work hard and they had chances but found the Eany defence defiant. It took until the hour mark for Eany extend their lead when Barry Rose got the first of his hat-trick which took 15 minutes to complete. Eany rounded off their afternoon with John Rose getting a well-deserved goal in the 85 minute. Two good performances from these sides.Cranford United 3 Ballybofey United 0Cranford started this game brightly with some neat central midfield playinvolving Michael McGinley and Chris Carr who created a couple of half chancesfor the home team. Danny McBride came close to opening the scoringwhen he got on the end of a Marty Mc Loughlin cross on 17minutes. Thedeadlock was however broken a couple of minutes later when Arthur Lynchexcellently headed home a Seamus Carr free kick. They doubled theiradvantage on the half hour when Marty Mc Loughlin slammed home afterexcellent work from Danny McBride. Philip Buchanan made it three nilfive minutes before the half time whistle when he was put through byChris Carr. The second half was a closely contested affairwith John Gregg and Maurice Lafferty getting more involved but theywere unable to find a goal and Cranford saw out the game comfortably.John Gregg was best for Ballybofey with Michael McGinley and MartyMcLaughlin the stand out men for the home side. Referee: Paddy Martin.Cappry Rovers 0 Donegal Town 4Donegal Town went joint top of the division after they defeated Cappry Rovers by 4 goals to nil in Cappry Park.Cappry dominated the earlier exchanges but good defending and goalkeeping by Dermot Mc Caffrey kept the game scoreless.Donegal took the lead in the thirty second minute when a free kick was floated in and Brendan O’ Meara in the Cappry net could only parry the ball and Benny Byrne nipped in to score from close range.Cappry came more into the game in search of the equaliser but couldn’t penetrate the visitors defence.Cappry started the second half well putting Donegal under pressure and following numerous corners had the ball cleared off the line, a shot from Malachy Martin rattled the bar with Mc Caffrey beaten, but the ball was eventually cleared.With Cappry pushing forward they went two down in the fifty sixth minute when Benny Byrne scored his second following a mistake in the Cappry defence.Byrne completed his hat-trick in the sixty fourth minute when he beat the off side trap to score from close range.Dermot Browne wrapped the game up for the visitors in the sixty ninth minute following a mix up in the Cappry defence to score from close range.Team performance from Cappry. Goalkeeper Dermot Mc Caffrey was best for Donegal town.Referee: Gerry Gallagher.CT Ball Division TwoGlenree United 2 Convoy Arsenal 0The Arsenal were well and truly outgunned on Glenree’s hallowed soil today as the Mevagh men scored 2 with no reply on a good fresh day on the coast.JJ Mc Gettigan’s brave soldiers started the game on a high as they keep their good run going. The relentless tempo suits United and the tiresome work ethic proved fruitful as Daniel Mc Groddy anticipated a high ball into the box and flicked it past the visiting keeper on 30minutes.The second half had Glenree playing against the wind and the ball sat a little better and the assist king Andy Logue proved decisive as his well timed pass put Damien Coyle through and his acute angled shot crept in at the near post.This good physical encounter proved an entertaining affair as the visitors pressured the home side to the point of instinctive saves from the number 1 Gibson.Mc Gettigan’s team have kept themselves in the hunt after a few good results and an away day to Bonagee is next on the fixture list.The man of the match champagne has been divided among the Glenree team as all involved put in a great shift and it was a good team effort from Convoy too.Referee: Marty Quinn.DONEGAL JUNIOR LEAGUERESULTSOld Orchard Inn Division OneErne Wanderers 7 v 2 Ramelton MarinersGlenea United 2 v 2 Glencar CelticCastlefin Celtic Reserves 2 v 1 Mulroy CelticGlencar Inn Division TwoCranford United Reserves P v P Downtown UnitedDowntown Cup Group ATullyvinney Rovers P v P Milford United ReservesDowntown Cup Group BKilmacrennan Celtic Reserves 2 v 6 Fintown Harps AFCDowntown Cup Group CDeele Harps P v P Gweedore United ReservesBrian Mc Cormick Sports Premier DivisionRathmullan Celtic 1 v 2 Kilmacrennan CelticCastlefin Celtic 1 v 4 Glenea UnitedGweedore Celtic 1 v 0 Lagan HarpsSt. Catherines 1 v 0 Lifford CelticWatson Hire Division OneEany Celtic 5 v 0 Arranmore UnitedRaphoe Town 2 v 3 Keadue RoversCranford United 3 v 0 Ballybofey UnitedCappry Rovers 0 v 4 Donegal TownCT Ball Division TwoGweedore United P v P Dunlewy CelticDONEGAL JUNIOR LEAGUEFIXTURESSATURDAY 9-2-2013 K.O. 2 p.m. (Unless Stated)Old Orchard Inn Division OneKilmacrennan Celtic Reserves v Castlefin Celtic ReservesFintown Harps AFC v Glenea United ReservesMulroy Celtic v Glencar CelticGlencar Inn Division TwoDonegal Town Reserves v Glenree United ReservesDowntown Cup Group ATullyvinney Rovers v Erne WanderersMilford United Reserves v Cranford United ReservesDowntown Cup Group CRamelton Mariners v Deele HarpsGweedore United Reserves v Downtown UnitedSUNDAY 10-2-2013 K.O. 2 p.m. (Unless Stated)Brian Mc Cormick Sports Premier DivisionLagan Harps v Glenea UnitedMilford United v Kilmacrennan CelticRathmullan Celtic v Castlefin CelticDunkineely Celtic v Gweedore CelticWatson Hire Division OneRaphoe Town v Arranmore United (K.O. 1 p.m.)Drumoghill FC v Curragh AthleticKeadue Rovers v Ballybofey UnitedEany Celtic v Cappry RoversCranford United v Donegal TownCT Ball Division TwoCopany Rovers v Kerrykeel ’71 FCDunlewy Celtic v Drumbar UnitedLetterbarrow Celtic v Gweedore UnitedWhitestrand United v Bonagee UnitedDONEGAL JUNIOR LEAGUE – ALL THE MATCH REPORTS, RESULTS AND FIXTURES was last modified: February 3rd, 2013 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:Donegal League match reportslast_img read more

December 24

Softball Defeats Illinois State, 5-1, To Advance To MVC Tournament Title Game

first_imgSophomore Kailee Smith (Murrieta, Calif.) drove in Drake’s first run with a sacrifice fly in the first inning that scored freshman Kennedy Frank (Chesterfield, Mo.). Two innings later, Smith added another run to the scoreboard with a sacrifice bunt fielder’s choice that plated Frank once again. Newman helped her cause at the next at-bat with an RBI single that brought in freshman Taryn Pena (Columbia, Ill.). Sophomore Tasha Alexander (Eddyville, Iowa) drove in the final two runs of the frame with a two-RBI single that scored Newman and Smith as Alexander was thrown out trying to stretch it to a double but not before Drake built a 5-0 lead. Next Game: Sophomore Nicole Newman (Madison, Wis.) pitched a complete game against Illinois State (20-33). Newman, the 2016 MVC Pitcher of the Year, allowed one run on three hits with 12 strikeouts and just one walk as she improved to 22-12 with the win. Full Schedule Roster The Valley On ESPN3 Preview Live Stats Illinois State scored its only run in the fourth inning on a solo home run by Riley Strandgard. Newman wasn’t fazed as she didn’t allow one hit after Strandgard’s home run.center_img Alexander led the Bulldogs with two hits and two RBI while Frank, Newman, Pena and junior Megan Sowa (Gurnee, Ill.) each had one hit. Watch Live CARBONDALE, Ill. – The Drake University softball team defeated Illinois State, 5-1, in a Missouri Valley Conference Tournament semifinal Friday to advance to Saturday’s championship game at Charlotte West Stadium. vs. Wichita State 5/14/2016 – 1:00 PM Drake (30-23), the tournament number two seed, will play top-seeded Wichita State in the program’s first title game appearance since 2011. Drake will look to avenge a series-sweep at the hands of Wichita State earlier this season. The winner of the 1 p.m. title game will earn the conference’s automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament. The game against the Shockers will be shown online on The Valley On ESPN3. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more