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Celebrating with Ceres

first_imgFilipinos 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. University athletes begin medal quest; Jins among PH’s top hopes End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her “We had set goals at the start of the season, but it’s still difficult to react when you’re in the moment,” says Yanson. “All we know is that everyone involved in the club worked so hard to reach our goals and give honor to the province and to the country.”The run to the Asean zonal championship wasn’t just historic, but also impressive for the Busmen, who scored 23 goals from 10 matches.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’In clinching the Asean title on aggregate, 3-2, the Busmen whitewashed Home United, 2-0, in the second leg at Panaad to nullify the Singaporeans’ 2-1 win in the first leg in the Lion City.Yanson shuns the spotlight and rarely takes credit. But it was difficult to overlook his influence as the Busmen took the competition by storm. Ceres methodically broke down and outworked the visitors in the first half, before standing its ground to preserve the clean sheet in the final 45 minutes. MOST READ Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Teen gunned down in Masbate 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas LATEST STORIES More than the resources he has poured into the club, Yanson kept the door open for Stephan Schrock to return to Ceres after a loan spell last season. Schrock repaid his faith with a performance for the ages in the second leg of the finals.The Filipino international’s work rate and vision sparked the Busmen to life, while goals from OJ Porteria and Manny Ott ensured they got the result. Porteria endured a difficult start to his career at Ceres, before the club owner went out of his way to advise him not to do “too much.” That talk allowed Porteria to settle nicely into the club, and the Busmen are slowly reaping the benefits of his rejuvenated play.The tactical acumen of Serbian coach Risto Vidakovic was also evident in the zonal finals as he deployed Schrock in midfield in lieu of the hobbling Bienve Marañon. Schrock wreaked havoc and the Busmen could have won convincingly if not for a slew of missed chances in the first half.Captains Martin Steuble and Carlie de Murga have been critical to the club’s success the past few years. And so is Ott, whose delightful free kick left Home goalkeeper Hassan Sunny no chance.“The players gave everything,” says Vidakovic. “It wasn’t easy when you miss so many chances because when that happens, you usually lose. But whoever came on gave their all for the club.”ADVERTISEMENT Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Ceres Negros players and officials savor the moment after besting Home United, 3-2, on aggregate and clinching the AFC Asean Zone club title at Panaad Stadium.The man wearing the black sport shirt with the club’s yellow crest patched on his chest sat at the edge of the media tribune looking stoic as the seconds of second-half injury time ticked away.As the crowd at the jampacked Panaad Stadium in Bacolod City prepared to celebrate Ceres Negros’ historic AFC Cup Asean zone finals victory over Singapore’s Home United, club owner Leorey Yanson hardly showed any emotion. He tried to let the moment sink in, wrapping his head around the idea that the club he built five years ago was on the cusp of becoming the best team in the Southeast Asian region in the AFC Cup.ADVERTISEMENT The Panaad crowd has served as a sanctuary for the Busmen in the continental competition. They remain unbeaten in the AFC Cup at home. “We knew that our strength is at home,” says Ott. “Everybody had a clear focus for the game. Everybody still believed and the team showed strong character.”Schrock says he can’t help but be overwhelmed by the support that the club gets at home. “When you see the crowd here, you just want to give everything because you know how much this means to them,” says the former Bundesliga player who rejoined the team last April.Schrock recalls teammates breaking down in tears at the final whistle. “After the match, players were crying on the pitch because we left it all out there, the heart and the sweat. We put in the performance of our life in this final,” he says. “We have very good support here and we’re very proud to represent this city.”It’s still a long road ahead for Ceres Negros in the AFC Cup with Istiklol standing in its way in the interzone semifinals and North Korean club 4.25 and Bengaluru of India also in the hunt. The West Asia winner, which gets an outright finals spot, is also yet to be known.With performances like this against Home United, it was difficult to bet against the Busmen in their chase for continental glory. Perhaps only then can Yanson truly celebrate the greatness of his own creation.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano View commentslast_img read more

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Nadal beats Chung to guarantee ending the year as No. 1

first_imgThe 16-time Grand Slam winner had not finished the year at the top since 2013, with Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray doing so after that.“One year ago, for sure I never dreamed about being No. 1 again at the end of the season,” said Nadal, who missed large parts of 2016 because of a troublesome wrist. “It has been an amazing year.”Nadal’s comeback has been truly remarkable, even by his lofty standards.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogHe reached three Grand Slam finals this year, losing to Roger Federer at the Australian Open and winning a 10th French Open title before clinching the U.S. Open for the third time.“It was impossible for me to think about (being No. 1) coming back from a tough period without playing, and with so many injuries in the last couple of years,” said Nadal, who also finished as No. 1 in ’08 and ’10. “It means a lot. After almost 10 years since the first time.” It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Nadal is also the oldest year-ending No. 1, testimony to his relentless determination.“It’s about the passion for what you are doing. It’s about the mentality of waking up every morning with the right motivation to go on court and improve something. That’s the winning mentality, no?” he replied, when asked what drives him. “The passion to improve something and practice every day with the right attitude to try to make that happen … not everybody is able to do it.”The only downside this season has been always losing to Federer, who leads the ATP Tour with seven titles.Federer has beaten Nadal four consecutive times — not dropping a set in three of them — and the 19-time Grand Slam champion was in outside contention for the No. 1 ranking before pulling out of Paris to focus on the season-ending ATP Finals in London next week.The 21-year-old Chung broke Nadal in the ninth game of the first set and held for 5-5. But Nadal took the first set after breaking Chung to love.ADVERTISEMENT Russian gold medalist disqualified for Sochi Olympics doping Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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 Chung saved four break points in a fourth game of the second set lasting 12 minutes, holding for 2-2. But Nadal accelerated after that and served out the victory on his second match point.Nadal, who is tied for a record 30 Masters titles with Djokovic, has never won the tournament in Paris. He will next face Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay, who beat 15th-seeded Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain 6-7 (5), 7-6 (1), 6-2.Third-seeded Marin Cilic won 6-4, 6-3 against Borna Coric in an all-Croatian match.Cilic, who had 13 aces, will next play 14th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain. He eased past Frenchman Jeremy Chardy 6-4, 6-1.No. 4 Alexander Zverev lost to Robin Haase 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, and No. 9 John Isner beat Diego Schwartzman 7-6 (2), 6-7 (11), 6-3.Haase next plays No. 13 Juan Martin del Potro, who eased past Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-2, 6-2. The big-serving Argentine needs to win in Paris to have a chance of reaching the Finals in London.Isner, who lost last year’s final to Murray, faces No. 6 Grigor Dimitrov. He beat Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-4.Frenchman Lucas Pouille kept alive his slim chances of qualifying for London with a 6-3, 6-4 win against Feliciano Lopez, but No. 12 Kevin Anderson’s chances took a blow after a 5-7, 6-4, 7-5 loss to Fernando Verdasco.No. 11 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga’s bid to reach London is over following a 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2 loss to Julien Benneteau in an all-French match.Benneteau plays No. 7 David Goffin of Belgium, who won 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 against Adrian Mannarino.Also, No. 16 Jack Sock of the United States had 14 aces in a 4-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5) win against Kyle Edmund and faces Pouille in Thursday’s third round. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Hyeon Chung of South Korea during the Paris Masters tennis tournament at the Bercy Arena in Paris, France, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)PARIS — Rafael Nadal will finish the year as the top-ranked player for the fourth time, surprising even the fiercest of competitors after a wrist injury and a lack of form severely dented his steely confidence.The 31-year-old Spaniard assured himself the No. 1 ranking by beating Hyeon Chung 7-5, 6-3 Wednesday in the second round of the Paris Masters.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ setcenter_img Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ MOST READ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’last_img read more

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Rookie Kopitar could be king of all the Kings

first_imgOver his 19-plus years, Kopitar put it all together. He’s now the Kings’ future, the hope of a franchise that hasn’t had much in recent years. Barring any unforeseen regression, he will be the Kings’ next Wayne Gretzky. Unfair expectations? Maybe. But Kopitar is young, big, quick and has the instincts of a player 10 years his senior. With 54 points in 61 games as a rookie, Kopitar is off to a brilliant start. But it’s just a start. “I mean, look at him. He’s still a baby,” Kings coach Marc Crawford said with wonder as Kopitar walked through the Kings training facility wearing a backward cap and looking very much like an average teenager. In appearance, yes. In terms of hockey talent, certainly not. Less than five months into his NHL career, Kopitar is the Kings’ No. 1 center and the team’s leader in average ice time among forwards. Kopitar, at 6-foot-4, 220 pounds, is a physical beast with quick hands and superb vision. He’s not afraid to carry the puck out of his own zone and, despite his obvious scoring talents, he’s a talented playmaker. The motivation? It came from the desire to put his tiny former Eastern bloc country on the hockey map. The work ethic? It sprung from childhood days spent waiting tables at his mother’s restaurant. “He’s the real deal,” said future Hall of Famer Luc Robitaille, who holds the Kings rookie scoring record with 84 points. “With the way he plays the game, he’s the kind of guy you build your team around.” Best of all for the Kings, Kopitar has the desire to be great and to do it the right way. His demeanor betrays only a quiet confidence without any hint of cockiness or entitlement. Kopitar is unlikely to win the Calder Trophy for rookie of the year – Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin has 13 more points and much more hype – but Kopitar has high hopes for the Kings and himself. Asked if he has the desire to be among the next generation of NHL standouts, Kopitar said, “Always. That’s why I chose to try to make it to the NHL. I could have just stayed home and maybe be good, but I knew if I wanted to be great I had to move. I’m going to try to keep going and not just stop now and be happy.” The journey started in the town of Jesenice in Slovenia, which broke away from Yugoslavia in 1991 and had no hockey heritage of its own. NHL games were rare on Slovenian television, but with the assistance of his father, Matjaz, a well-regarded coach in Slovenia’s pro league, Kopitar learned quickly. The Kopitars obtained videos of NHL games and Anze quickly took to the style of Fedorov and became something to watch. “I learned fast because I was usually the young guy,” Kopitar said. “When I was 14 or 15 I was playing with guys two or three years older than me and even then, they counted on me to be a leader.” At age 15, Kopitar played in an under-18 league in Slovenia and scored 38 goals and had 38 assists in 14 games. Those astounding numbers led to him being signed by a Slovenian pro team later that season. Kopitar averaged a point per game in two seasons in Slovenia, but his big move came in 2004 when he left to play in the Swedish Elite League. He spent most of the year on the juniors team, but did well enough to get picked in the first round, 11th overall, by the Kings in the 2005 draft. Kopitar had been highly rated, but some teams questioned his background. No player from Slovenia had ever made the NHL. Would Kopitar’s talent measure up? “Coming from a country that wasn’t on the hockey radar,” Kings general manager Dean Lombardi said, “he had to prove himself at every stage. He just played and didn’t have to worry about sideshows.” rich.hammond@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!center_img LOS ANGELES – Anze Kopitar, the Kings’ hockey savior, grew up in a city of 21,000 people, just more than the capacity of Staples Center. It turns out that steel mill town in northern Slovenia gave Kopitar all he needed. The talent? It blossomed, nurtured by a hockey coach father and assisted by videos of Sergei Fedorov. last_img read more

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City of Fort St John’s new reclaimed water truck fill station set to open soon

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The City of Fort St. John’s new reclaimed water truck fill station is expected to be operational by the end of November.According to City Staff, this new reclaimed water truck fill station, located on 81 Avenue, will allow users an alternative water source in accordance with the B.C. Municipal Wastewater Regulation.The City says the new facility will reduce the amount of potable water being used for the oilfield industry for fracking purposes and is in line with Council’s strategic goal to reduce industrial dependence on potable water.- Advertisement -As part of sewer bylaw amendments, the initial cost recovery rates are $3.50 per cubic metre.The capital cost of the reclaimed water truck fill station is approximately $7 million.last_img

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DD ENTERTAINMENT: MATTHEW CRAMPSIE LIVE AT THE BREWERY BAR TONIGHT

first_imgENTERTAINMENT: It’s almost the weekend again, and here at The Brewery we’re planning for another superb and lively weekend of fun! It all starts tonight, with the fantastic Matthew Crampsie performing LIVE from 10pm.Then on Friday, the unbelievable High Heeled Converse are back to really kick-start the weekend for you!On Saturday, Sean Gallagher will be LIVE – before resident DJ Oisin Cannon gets the place rocking until the wee early hours with all your favourite tunes!On Sunday, it’s everybody’s favourite, it’s KARAOKE SUNDAY’S! Last week, we had the Letterkenny Rovers FC squad who were celebrating their famous victory which ensured their place in the FAI Intermediate Cup Final at the Aviva.Many of the players dawned the stage, and while many of the squad impressed, there was a few guilty of butchering a few classic songs!Who will steal the limelight this Sunday?As always, ALL COCKTAILS are just €5 throughout the entire weekend, while we also serve food every night until 10pm.All the LIVE Premiership football will be screened throughout the weekend, so as always The Brewery have you covered this weekend! DD ENTERTAINMENT: MATTHEW CRAMPSIE LIVE AT THE BREWERY BAR TONIGHT was last modified: April 21st, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare 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:CocktailsEntertainmentFeaturesKaraoke Sunday’sThe Brewerylast_img read more

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Kylian Mbappe and his PSG team-mates react hilariously to Halloween prank

first_img REVEALED RANKED Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Latest Football Stories Kylian Mbappe was one of a number of PSG players to get spooked. ADVICE To celebrate All Hallows Eve, PSG took it upon themselves to prank their top stars and showcase the incredible array of frightened faces they produced so we could all get a good laugh.Moussa Diaby, Timothy Weah and Christopher Nkunku got one of the biggest scares, along with ex-Arsenal and Chelsea star Lassana Diarra in a creepy pumpkin lair. Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? MONEY REPLY BEST OF Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Manager Thomas Tuchel was too terrified to even attempt the task and while Mbappe thought he’d got out of his go, he then got surprised elsewhere on camera with brilliant results.If only their Ligue 1 rivals could scare them as much!center_img Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions huge blow REVEALED Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card A huge Kylian Mbappe scare is not normally the kind of thing Paris Saint-Germain fans want to see – but this time it’s hilarious and for Halloween.It’s the spookiest time of year and while the France ace is used to goals, it’s a dead cert he’s petrified of ghouls. Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won 1 shining no dice last_img read more

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MORE THAN 1,400 DONEGAL STUDENTS STILL WAITING ON GRANT – TD

first_imgFianna Fáil Spokesperson on Education Charlie McConalogue has revealed that more than 1,000 students across Donegal are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed.Figures released to Deputy McConalogue reveal that of the 2,877 students from Donegal who applied for grants this year, less than 1,000 of these had been awarded by the beginning of December, and only a fraction of these students had actually received grants.A further 423 Donegal students have been rejected.  The latest figures show that as of the beginning of this month, 1,473 Donegal students were still waiting for their grants to be processed. “It is clear that this crisis has not gone away, despite attempts by the Education Minister Ruairí Quinn to downplay it,” said Deputy McConalogue.“The fact that more than half of all grant applications from Donegal still hadn’t been processed by the beginning of December is extremely worrying.  Even of the applications that have been processed, a high proportion of these students haven’t actually received a payment yet.“Despite all Minister Quinn’s promises, the vast majority of students will be waiting well into the New Year for their grants.  I have already spoken to a number of students from Donegal who are experiencing enormous difficulties as a result of these unacceptable delays and who are at risk of dropping out of third level altogether. The longer this is allowed to linger, the greater the likelihood that many students simply will not be able to afford to stay in college.“How can Minister Quinn allow this to happen? It seems that all his focus has been on spinning the figures to make this situation look more palatable than it is.  But students don’t want to hear talk of processes and systems, they just want to know when they will actually get the money they are entitled to.  They also don’t want to hear Minister Quinn’s ‘it’s the students fault’ defence.  The tactic of blaming students for the high level of unprocessed and ‘incomplete’ grant applications is a cheap shot.  Students from lower income families who are in need of state support to stay in college are not the ones dragging their heels here. “It is the lack of certainty that is causing the most distress for students and their families. It is time for Minister Quinn to stop worrying about his PR, and start being upfront with students about when exactly they will see their grants.  I am calling on him to immediately state how many students in Donegal and across the country will actually receive a grant before Christmas.”MORE THAN 1,400 DONEGAL STUDENTS STILL WAITING ON GRANT – TD was last modified: December 14th, 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) Tags:400 DONEGAL STUDENTS STILL WAITING ON GRANT – TDMORE THAN 1last_img read more

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RESULTS FROM THE TERMON OPERATION TRANSFORMATION 5K

first_imgTHEY’VE inspired a host of people to get out and get fit.And most importantly they’ve inspired themselves.The keep fit fanatics at An Craoibhin in Termon excelled themselves on Saturday for their very own Operation Transformation 5k. The runners and walkers are listed below – each and every one a winner.Place Number Name Time Category1 322 Christopher Murray 00:18:47 SM 2 327 Johnny O’Doherty 00:20:05 SM3 347 Adie Gaffey 00:20:36 SM4 332 Mark O’Donnell 00:21:07 SM5 308 Thomas McBride 00:21:14 MM6 329 Frances Judge 00:21:18 MW7 318 Richard Raymond 00:21:27 MM 8 Ryan McFadden 00:21:39 JM9 328 Seamus Gallagher 00:21:41 MM10 352 Andy McFadden 00:22:00 MM11 353 Trevor Gorman 00:23:50 MM 12 313 Joe McDaid 00:23:54 MM13 305 Noel McBride 00:24:00 MM14 307 Susan McBride 00:24:16 MW15 315 Fiona McLaughlin 00:24:44 SW16 346 John Ferry 00:24:46 MM17 331 Colette McElwaine 00:24:55 MW18 355 Laura Corbirt 00:25:17 MW19 303 John McNamara 00:25:23 MM20 309 Orla McBride 00:25:56 MW21 301 Mairead Giles 00:25:59 SW22 340 Agnes Ryan 00:26:10 MW23 359 Lee O’Donnell 00:26:33 SM24 330 Jackie Ireland 00:27:26 MW25 361 John Curran 00:27:38 MM26 362 Colm McDaid 00:27:38 MM27 Unregistered 00:28:19 #N/A28 354 Sally McFadden 00:28:20 MW29 348 Noreen Trearty 00:28:38 MW30 306 Eileen Dugganq 00:28:44 MW31 321 Maria Murray 00:28:46 SW32 351 Ann Kelly 00:29:00 MW33 343 Patricia McGrenra 00:29:01 SW34 350 Maureen Gallagher 00:29:10 MW35 304 Geraldine Flood 00:29:11 MW36 310 Amanda Quinn 00:29:12 MW37 311 Ann Marie Darmady 00:29:13 MW38 317 James Greene 00:29:37 MM39 358 David Bonner 00:29:38 SM40 334 Leona Martin 00:29:41 SW41 333 Tanya Carson 00:29:42 SW42 314 Shaun Douglas 00:30:10 MM43 319 Kate Murphy 00:30:18 SW44 320 Breda McGeever 00:30:20 SW45 316 Marjarie Russell 00:30:54 MW46 302 Tricia Fitzpatrick 00:30:59 MW47 341 Sheenagh McGeehan 00:31:12 SW48 344 Geraldine Gibbons 00:31:14 MW49 338 Josie Gallagher 00:31:31 MW50 339 Bernie O’Donnell 00:31:32 MW51 312 Mary McDaid 00:32:52 MW52 345 Sheena Steward 00:33:12 MW53 325 Carol McElwaine 00:33:36 MW54 326 Michelle Doherty 00:33:42 MW55 323 Deborah McElwaine 00:33:43 SW56 324 Paula McElwaine 00:34:40 SW57 336 Siobhan McLaughlin 00:34:54 MW58 337 Mary Duddy 00:34:54 MW59 360 Cecellia Sheridan 00:35:03 SW60 342 Laura Friel 00:35:25 SW61 357 Carol Anne Boyle 00:38:00 SW62 Maura Mills 00:38:12 #N/A63 356 Siobhan Boyle 00:38:13 MW64 349 Eugene Trearty 00:38:18 MM65 335 Frances McBride 00:39:18 SWRESULTS FROM THE TERMON OPERATION TRANSFORMATION 5K was last modified: March 10th, 2013 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)Tags:RESULTS FROM THE TERMON OPERATION TRANSFORMATION 5Klast_img read more

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DONEGAL GET NEW ‘BRAZIL’-STYLE JERSEYS FOR 2014

first_imgFANS are already comparing the new Donegal GAA jersey…to the soccer maestros of Brazil!But they won’t be able to get their hands on the new tops for a few more weeks.Anyone wanting to see them can catch a glimpse when Donegal take on Tyrone in the Dr McKenna Cup at O’Donnell Park in Letterkenny this Sunday (2pm). The county team is back with O’Neills after leaving kit-maker Azzurri.DONEGAL GET NEW ‘BRAZIL’-STYLE JERSEYS FOR 2014 was last modified: December 30th, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalGAAjerseyO’Neillslast_img read more

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Small firms picked for NASA program

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Firms that succeed in the second phase can apply for a third phase to commercialize their product or service. Phase III requires the firms to obtain private financing or non-SBIR federal funding. Overall, 124 small, high-technology firms in 34 states will share about $84 million in Phase II contracts awarded by NASA this year, with several receiving more than one contract. The 140 projects funded were selected from 273 proposals submitted by firms completing SBIR Phase I projects. The firms and their winning proposals include: Kalscott Engineering Inc., Topeka, Kan. Kalscott will develop a miniaturized transponder – a device that identifies planes to air traffic controllers – for unmanned aircraft, giving their operators improved situational awareness and helping unmanned aircraft fly safely in American skies. Rolling Hills Research Corp., El Segundo. The firm will refine an approach to control the transition from smooth to turbulent airflow during low-speed flight at high altitude. The idea is intended to reduce drag and is promising for use on tiny unmanned aircraft, high-altitude long-endurance aircraft, Mars exploratory fliers and propeller systems. EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE – NASA Dryden Flight Research Center selected five small high-technology firms for research and development contracts under the second phase of a small-business innovation program. The five firms’ proposals were among 140 selected for funding by NASA overall and are valued at up to $600,000 each over a two-year performance period. Rodney Bogue, NASA Dryden’s Small Business Innovation Research program manager, said the selections were based in part on each firm’s performance under an earlier contact. “Phase I awards support evaluation of the scientific or technical merit of a proposed concept and are funded up to a maximum of $70,000 for a six-month period,” Bogue said. “Phase II selections are made from high-performing Phase I projects and are oriented to development of a marketable product. Between 40 and 50 percent of Phase I contracts are selected for the Phase II follow-on.” Continuum Dynamics Inc., Ewing, N.J. The firm will continue developing a flight control actuator based on “shaped memory alloy” wires, requiring less weight, power and space than existing techniques for unmanned aircraft. The wires will replace hinge joints on flaps, reducing drag. Zona Technology Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz. The firm will refine a nonlinear model methodology used in flutter prediction applications to improve flight test safety. Research South Inc., Huntsville, Ala. The firm will develop a technique for generating an optimized grid to be used with computational fluid dynamics analysis, incorporating it into a software package for government and commercial use. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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