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Late Heroics Give BYU Extra Inning Win at Pacific

first_imgYet again the Tigers went back on top with a solo home run in the fifth. After a scoreless sixth, a solo home run from Hale tied the game for the third time at 5-5. Tags: BYU Cougars Baseball/WCC With two outs and two on, Pacific moved ahead via a single up the middle to take the 6-5 lead. But the Valdez two-RBI double kept the Cougars alive, eventually leading to the Peterson grand slam in the 10th to win. Danny Gelalich was hit by a pitch, Casey Jacobsen reached on an error and Brian Hsu was intentionally walked to load the bases in the 10th for BYU with one out. Peterson, who entered the game in the bottom of the ninth at second base, stepped up to the plate and blasted a no-doubt home run to left to give BYU the 11-7 lead and eventually the victory. The Cougars (27-10, 11-5) trailed Pacific (21-20, 8-11) four separate times throughout the game, including deficits of 3-0, 4-3, 5-4 and 6-5, but fought back each time. BYU finally took its first lead in the top of the ninth with two outs when Abraham Valdez hit a pinch-hit, two-RBI double down the left line. Game Summary The Tigers stayed alive with a run in the bottom of the ninth, scoring on a wild pitch with the bases loaded to tie the game at 7-7 before Mitch McIntyre coaxed the last two outs and set up Peterson’s heroics in the 10th. Zack Peterson: 1-1, HR (Grand Slam), R, 4 RBIBrock Hale: 2-6, 2B, HR, R, 2 RBIAbraham Valdez: 1-2, 2B, 2 RBI Player Highlights Starting his career 0-for-11, Zack Peterson hit a no-doubt grand slam in the top of the 10th for the game-winning hitAbraham Valdez hit a two-out double to score two runs and give BYU its first lead of the game in the ninthJaren Hall hit his first career home run in the first inning, a two-run shot to left center BYU fell behind quickly early on as Pacific went up 3-0 after one inning. BYU answered back in the top of the third with a Casey Jacobsen double and a Jaren Hall home run – the first of his BYU career – cut into the lead. After a walk by Hsu, Brock Hale knocked a double to score Hsu and tie the game. “It was an incredible effort by every guy on our team tonight,” BYU head coach Mike Littlewood said. Written by Pacific scratched a run across in the bottom of the inning to retake the lead. Two innings later, BYU loaded the bases with two outs and McIntyre came through, hitting a single through the right side to score Noah Hill. BYU and Pacific will play game two on Friday, April 26, at 6 p.m. PT on TheW.tv, BYU Radio and ESPN 960 AM. FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSTOCKTON, Calif. – Freshman Zack Peterson hit a grand slam in the 10th inning – the first hit of his career – to give BYU baseball an 11-7 victory over Pacific at Klein Family Field on Thursday. April 26, 2019 /Sports News – Local Late Heroics Give BYU Extra Inning Win at Pacific Coming in from left field, McIntyre pitched the ninth inning to earn the win and go to 3-1 on the season. Robert Lovelllast_img read more

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Galilee Energy to begin initial drilling programme at Kumbarilla project

first_img Galilee Energy to begin initial drilling program at Kumbarilla Project (Credit: Galilee Energy.) Australian oil and gas explorer Galilee Energy has secured Savanna Rig 406 to drill three exploration coreholes at the Kumbarilla project, in April 2020.The Kumbarilla project is located in ATP 2043, a 384km2 exploration drilling prospect, owned and operated by the company, in the Surat and Bowen Basins.Kumbarilla is said to have dual prospectivity within the Walloon Subgroup coal seam gas (CSG) fairway and the oil and gas prone eastern flank of the Taroom Trough.Galilee managing director Peter Lansom said: “Kumbarilla is a key project in the company’s portfolio and I’m pleased to have secured Savanna Rig 406 to perform the initial exploration drilling.“Kumbarilla possesses both high-quality coal seam gas prospectivity in the Walloons and outstanding strategic value due to its proximity to market. The fast-tracking of this drilling programme by more than a year also provides Galilee with an excellent opportunity to realise our strategy of expediting commercial gas reserves to the east coast.”Kumbarilla drilling programme will determine resource volume and potential for productionGalilee said that the three exploration wells planned to be drilled at the Kumbarilla project, are part of the initial exploration programme.The drilling programme is intended to capture a full suite of coal and subsurface properties of the Walloon Subgroup, to determine the coal seam gas prospectivity in the area, for future reserves and production.The company said that all three wells would be positioned within the interpreted coal seam gas sweetspot and be fully cored across the 300m thick, coal-bearing section of the Walloons.The testing program will be conducted to determine the resource volume and potential for commercial production, and the drilling programme is expected to be completed within 3 to 4 weeks.In addition, the company intends to use the results of the initial drilling to define further exploration drilling across the Kumbarilla and carry out a production pilot for maturing the certified 2C resources to reserves status of the project.Furthermore, Galilee is planning to drill a vertical monitoring well at the Glenaras multi-lateral pilot, as an extension to the drilling programme using Savanna Rig 406, before or after drilling Kumbarilla wells. Galilee’s drilling program is aimed at determining prospectivity of the Walloons coal seam gas potential for future reserves and commercial productionlast_img read more

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2021 Ontario Equestrian Youth Bursary Recipients Announced

first_img Horse Sport Enews SIGN UP More from News:MARS Bromont CCI Announces Requirements For US-Based RidersThe first set of requirements to allow American athletes and support teams to enter Canada for the June 2-6 competition have been released.Canadian Eventer Jessica Phoenix Reaches the 100 CCI4*-S MarkPhoenix achieved the milestone while riding Pavarotti at the inaugural 2021 CCI4*-S at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event.Tribunal Satisfied That Kocher Made Prolonged Use of Electric SpursAs well as horse abuse, the US rider is found to have brought the sport into disrepute and committed criminal acts under Swiss law.Washington International Horse Show Returns to TryonTIEC will again provide the venue for the WIHS Oct. 26-31 with a full schedule of hunter, jumper and equitation classes. We’ll send you our regular newsletter and include you in our monthly giveaways. PLUS, you’ll receive our exclusive Rider Fitness digital edition with 15 exercises for more effective riding. Ontario Equestrian is committed to the development of youth in equestrian sport. Annually we award five – $1,000 bursaries to members between the ages of 14-17. The selection process is based on the individuals involvement with horses, their future goals, as well as letters of recommendation from their coaches. Family resources and academic achievements are also considered. The bursaries are to be used towards riding lessons, clinics, competition fees, continuing education and other learning opportunities that will help them develop their skills and continue their passion for the sport.The Youth Bursary applications are reviewed thoroughly and recipients are chosen by our incredible Youth Bursary committee – all applications are sent to the committee with personal information redacted to keep them anonymous. Although the committee members wish to remain unnamed, we thank each of them for their time, commitment and passion towards this program.It is with great pleasure that we congratulate and announce the following 2021 Youth Bursary Recipients!Olivia MacleodCity: Georgetown, ONDiscipline: EventingCoach: Holly Jacks-SmitherDescription: Olivia is a passionate and dedicated eventer and pony clubber​, having achieved her full C level in 2020. Currently training with Holly Jacks-Smither, her 2021 goals are to invest in lessons to better prepare her and her lovely mare “Watch me Skip Away” (a.k.a. Skip) in order to move up as a competitor in the ​OEA Training division. Olivia has her sights set on representing Ontario and Canada in the NAYRC and longer-term goals include a career in veterinary medicine.Anna Marie DyckCity: Odessa, ONDiscipline: HunterCoach: Candace GomesDescription: Anna is a compassionate horsewoman having already experienced many of the heartbreaks that come with equine ownership. She hasn’t let this slow her down though. Anna continues to set realistic and achievable goals and in 2021 is looking to challenge her EC Rider Level’s 4-6 and take additional clinics and courses to further her equine practical knowledge. Her coach, Candace Gomes, comments that Anna’s strength and courage are an inspiration to herself and her fellow barn mates.Cadence MaisonneuveCity: Midhurst, ONDiscipline: EventingCoach: Lindsay Beer-DruryDescription: Described as “extremely hard-working and dedicated to her riding” by her coach (Lindsay Beer), Cadence is determined to invest in herself and attain her EC RL’s and NCCP Instructor certification. After trying every other sport, Cadence at the age of 7 had her first riding lesson and has been hooked ever since. Now a working student, she is spending all her non-academic time investing in her pursuit of excellence through hard work, volunteerism and long hours at the barn.Willow NewmanCity: Bracebridge, ONDiscipline: Hunter/JumperCoach: Erin AmosDescription: With devastating results from day 1 of her first Silver Series competition on her ‘one-eyed wonder’ (Jackson), and with the help of Amy Noonan, Willow persevered, dug deep, applied the lessons learned from day 1 and earned Reserve Champion of her division on day 2. Willow demonstrates good financial management with her abilities to raise and earn funds to support her equine related costs. Now in a structured training program, Willow is aiming to make it to the Trillium Championships with her new partner Abbey, whom she leases.Cassandra ZemloCity: North York, ONDiscipline: Hunter/JumperCoach: Jessica GlassfordDescription: For Cassandra, one of the most important things as a rider is her relationship with her horse and the trust they share. Her part-board, Laurel, has helped Cassandra overcome confidence issues and has given her some challenges that she recognizes make her a better rider and horsewoman. Having achieved her EC Rider Level 4, Cassandra recognizes that she is fortunate to have had the opportunities in front of her and as such, she loves to “pay-it-forward” by mentoring and cheering on the younger riders. Delivering papers since 11 yrs. of age, Cassandra is adept at budgeting her finances and will be using the OE bursary towards her part-board fees and participating in some sanctioned shows to gain valuable life and competition experiences that would otherwise be out of reach. Tags: Ontario Equestrian, Olivia MacLeod, Youth Bursary, Anna Marie Dyck, Cadence Maisonneuve, Willow Newman, Cassandra Zemlo, Email* Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition!last_img read more

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Australia commemorates loss of HMAS Canberra

first_img August 10, 2017 Back to overview,Home naval-today Australia commemorates loss of HMAS Canberra Authorities Share this article View post tag: WWII The Royal Australian Navy on August 9 marked the 75th anniversary of the loss of HMAS Canberra (I) during the World War II Guadalcanal Campaign.The commemorative service took place over her final resting place in waters off the Solomon Islands.As part of a series of commemorations for the battles at Guadalcanal, Navy personnel from HMAS Success, along with a detachment from the current HMAS Canberra, paid their respects at sea, laying wreaths over the wreck in memory of the lives lost on both sides of the Battle of Savo Island.Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, said the outcome of the war in the Pacific was dictated as much by the efforts to command the sea as the legendary land campaigns of Kokoda and Guadalcanal.“The battle fields at sea can too easily be forgotten when there is no monument that we can we can look at and touch and feel, but our sea battles have been just as decisive and just as bloody as those on land,” Rear Admiral Mayer said.“There are 32 allied ships from the US, Australia and New Zealand that fought in the four major battles off the cost of Guadalcanal; a testament to the courage and endurance of the sailors and their commitment to win the sea fight and turn the tide in the Pacific.”In 1942, a combined United States and Australian force provided protection to transports and troops ashore during the landings at Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. The campaign to stop the Japanese advance into the South West Pacific was vital to protect the sea lines of communication between Australia, New Zealand and the United States.In the early hours of 9 August, the Guadalcanal campaign culminated in the Battle of Savo Island. The Japanese inflicted great damage to the Allied fleet, but quickly withdrew to avoid daylight counter-attacks, missing the opportunity to destroy the landing forces.Canberra was badly damaged to the point she needed to be abandoned and sunk. While the Battle of Savo Island delayed the liberation of Guadalcanal by several months, the Allies ultimately achieved their objective; prevented the Japanese from capturing a base in the South West Pacific.Eighty-four men lost their lives in the attack on Canberra and a further 10 died of their wounds. HMAS Canberra(I) remains the largest Australian warship ever lost in battle. View post tag: Royal Australian Navy Australia commemorates loss of HMAS Canberra View post tag: HMAS Canberra (I)last_img read more

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St Anne’s bans football socials

first_imgSt Anne’s football teamhas been banned from holding any team socials after an incident involving twomem­bers of the team and the College’s deputy dean. On Friday 28 October,several members of the football team returned to the College after their termlysocial and one member of the group argued with the Deputy Dean, Susan James,while another member of the team was verbally abusive towards her. The team hadbeen at an Indian restaurant and did not all return to College together.Inan email to the members of the football team the dean of St Anne’s, ProfessorPeter Ireland, said that he was “appalled at the behaviour of two members ofthe club”, and that he had also “seriously considered banning the football teamfrom representing col­lege. If there are any further complaints about thebehaviour of the football team I will discuss this option with the Principal.”Football team socials have been banned for events organised both on and off theSt Anne’s College site until the further notice. Profes­sor Ireland added inhis email, “The individual who has argued with the Deputy Dean has had thedecency to step forward. The individual who verbally abused the Dean has notdone so… I will consider lifting the ban if the latter identifies himself.”RichardCurran, the Captain of the football team, said, “St Anne’s football club deeplyregrets the incident and has cooperated as fully as possible with the decanalstaff to reach a satisfactory conclusion.” He added, “The club feels that anypunishments should remain between the decanal staff and and the individualsinvolved.”ProfessorIreland told Cherwell that an incident had taken place “where a number ofstudents had conducted themselves in a manner that was in violation of Collegeregulations. Those involved have been punished. The College will not tolerateabusive behaviour.”Sofar the St Anne’s football club’s three teams are still competing in theUniversity’s JCR leagues. Curran added, “It would be pointless for me tospeculate whether further action will occur.”ARCHIVE: 5th week MT 2005last_img read more

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Trashing supplies website trashes its criticism

first_imgThe website trashing.me, established this term to provide trashing supplies for Oxford students, has responded to criticism from the University and colleges.The University discourages the practice of trashing and many colleges have threatened fines and other sanctions for students caught engaged in the activity.A spokesperson for the University told Cherwell, “We urge students to celebrate responsibly and to show consideration for local residents and other students still taking exams. In addition, this year, for the first time, we are working with the Oxford Food Bank to collect any foodstuffs brought to the examinations for misuse, for distribution to people in need in the local area.”A member of the trashing.me team said, “Friends come together to see each other when they have finished exams, and this is a unique thing about Oxford which makes it particularly special: I do not know of any other universities where people come to see their friends when they finish their exams and help them relax and forget about anything that might have happened in the exam hall.“Trashing marks the end of your degree, and the beginning of summer and real life – and as such, is a symbolic and integral part of Oxford life. I understand that throwing food is a common complaint that is made about trashing but would point towards other festivals and events such as Tomatina where the tomatoes paint the street.“Nevertheless, we have deliberately not providedany foodstuffs but only party items.”last_img read more

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Rhodes scholarship expanded worldwide

first_imgThe Rhodes Scholarship will be made available to candidates from anywhere in the world, the Rhodes Trust has announced.Rhodes Scholarships are currently only available to applicants from a list of more than 60 specified countries.Recognised as one of the oldest and most prestigious international graduate awards, the majority of scholarships are reserved for residents of just three countries: the US, South Africa, and Canada.From April 2018, for the first time in the history of the 115-year-old programme, applicants from the rest of the world will be able to apply for the scholarship.The first two successful Global Rhodes Scholars will arrive in Oxford in October 2019.In a statement, the Rhodes Trust said: “Opening up the Scholarship programme to powerful minds from all around the world demonstrates the Rhodes Trust’s commitment to be a truly global organisation that re ects the world’s diversity.“[The expansion] marks a historic moment for the Rhodes Trust, and further strengthens the reach of the Scholarship around the world.”The expansion of the programme will be seen as a move to modernise the Rhodes Trust, and move it away from the controversial legacy of its founder, the imperialist Cecil Rhodes.The CEO of the Rhodes Trust, Charles Conn, emphasised the increasing global diversity of the scheme, while also recognising that the programme would mean that for the first time in its history, the Rhodes Scholarship would be available to students from the UK.Conn said: “As an organisation based in Oxford, we are very excited to be able to now offer the opportunity to British students to join the Rhodes community for the first time since the Scholarship programme was launched in 1903. Students from regions such as Latin America and elsewhere who did not previously have access to a route to a Rhodes Scholarship can now also join our international network.”The University reacted positively to the introduction of the new scholarships.A spokesperson told Cherwell: “The Rhodes Scholarships have been important to the University of Oxford since they started in 1903. They have led to many international postgraduate students being able to study here, and we are delighted that the new Global Scholarships allow for their reach to be even greater in terms of where Scholars can come from around the world.”Previous notable holders of the historic award include the former US President Bill Clinton, current Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, and feminist author Naomi Wolf.last_img read more

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Overall Employment Rate For Recent Law School Graduates Improved

first_img Overall Employment Rate For Recent Law School Graduates ImprovedIL for www.theindianalawyer.comThe overall employment rate for recent law school graduates improved slightly in 2016 despite a drop in the number of jobs available and overall class size, according to a new report.In its “Employment for the Class of 2016 – Selected Findings” report released Wednesday, the National Association for Law Placement found that 87.5 percent of Class of 2016 law school graduates were employed 10 months after graduation. That’s a slight improvement over the Class of 2015, which had an 86.7 percent employment rate at the same time last year.However, only 31,354 Class of 2016 graduates found jobs in their first 10 months out of law school, down roughly 2,000 jobs from the previous year. The number of jobs secured decreased in every sector except for the largest law firms with more than 500 lawyers, which claimed roughly a quarter of all law firm jobs in 2016.“The employment rate has risen because the falloff in the size of the graduating class has been larger than the falloff in the number of jobs secured,” NALP Executive Director James G. Leipold said in a statement. “While the percentage of law school graduates who are unemployed and still seeking work ten months after graduation has come down by two and a half percentage points to 8.7 percent over the last three years, it continues to be more than twice as high as the unemployment rate measured nine months after graduation in the period prior to the recession, and this, more than anything remains an important marker of the current job market for law school graduates.”Jobs in private practice continue to be the largest source of jobs for recent graduates, employing 52.9 percent of the Class of 2016. The national median salary of $65,000 was essentially unchanged from the Class of 2015, a fact likely caused by a starting salary increase to $180,000, which shifted the distribution of salaries in the upper half of the salary range.The national mean salary, however increased from roughly $84,000 to roughly $90,300, while the mean law firm salary of $113,571 approached the mean of $115,000 for the Class of 2009. The report attributed the increase to the fact that there are fewer of the highest paying law firm jobs today than before the recession, but many of those jobs carry a higher starting salary.Other highlights from the report, which proceeds the annual “Jobs and JDs: Employment and Salaries of New Law School Graduates – Class of 2016” report that will be released this fall, include:•    Full-time, long-term bar passage required jobs continue to be on the rise, yet have not reached pre-recession levels.•    Government work continues to offer a steady source of jobs for law school graduates before, during and after the recession.•    Jobs in education and solo practice have dropped back down to pre-recession levels.“There is some hope that we might be approaching homeostasis with supply and demand, that is, with law school enrollment ‘right-sizing’ itself we might be entering a period of time when the number of law school graduates more closely matches the number of jobs available,” Leipold said in the statement. “But, we also know that most jobs are not in fact earmarked for new law school graduates, and in many instances other than certain clerkship opportunities and many large law firm opportunities, graduates will continue to compete with other junior lawyers for most jobs, and it is still a scrappy and entrepreneurial job market where graduates often create their own job opportunities rather than being hired for a position that is vacant.”FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

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BIE hunts for the best

first_imgThe search is on to find the nation’s best bakers to represent the UK in the Louis Lesaffre Cup. The ’world cup’ of baking pits teams of three bakers, from around 40 countries and five continents, against each other in a series of national and international heats.Each baker in the UK team will be required to demonstrate one of the three categories: bread-making, Viennese pastries or an artistic piece made from dough all of which should aim to sum up the spirit of the UK.The heats run between 2009 and 2012, and judging for the UK team will take place at the Baking Industry Exhibition at the NEC from 21-24 March 2010.Lesaffre’s UK subsidiaries BFP Wholesale and DCL Yeast, along with Fermex which distributes Lesaffre’s bread ingre-dients in the UK are spear-heading the search to find bakers from the UK. The national heat is free to enter and is open to anyone over 18 who lives in the UK and is actively involved in baking. Each entrant must choose one of the three categories only for their entry.Entries, including name, age, contact details and category should be sent to [email protected] The closing date for entries is Friday 26 February 2010. Details at www.louislesaffrecupuk2010.co.uklast_img read more

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Watch Railroad Earth’s Haunting Performance Of ‘Peggy-O’

first_imgRailroad Earth has been playing magnificently on their winter tour! The band recently delighted in New York, and made their way over to Philadelphia’s Union Transfer last night to showcase their folk-oriented grooves.Certainly one highlight from the show was their powerful cover of “Peggy-O,” a Scottish folk song adapted by the Grateful Dead. The band broke into “Peggy-O” as their encore, making it all the more special.Thanks to YouTube user ricgrass, you can enjoy “Peggy-O” below:Setlist: Railroad Earth at Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA – 3/10/16Set 1: Mighty River, Saddle of the Sun, Happy Song, Grandfather Mountain, The Good Life, Potter’s Field –> Lone Croft Farewell, Any Road, ElkoSet 2: Black Elk Speaks, Like a Buddha, Crossing the Gap, Came Up Smilin’, Farewell to Isinglass –> Chasin’ a Rainbow, Walk Beside Me, Hangtown Ball, 12 Wolves, Hard Livin’Encore: Peggy-Olast_img read more

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