AquaTrojans Outswim Golden Bears To Remain Undefeated

first_imgEC remains undefeated hosting the Shelbyville Golden Bears on Thursday in St. Leon.  EC girls won 122-63 and the boy won 111-75.Individual winners include:   Mackenzie Schantz-200 Free; Jackson Ketcham-200 Free, 100 Fly; Hannah Weber-200 IM; Chandler Witte-200 IM; Alexis deLong-50 Free, 100 Back; Alex Ketcham-50 Free, 500 Free; Noah Arnold-1 meter diving; Grace Crane-100 Free; Jacob Weber-100 Free, 100 Back; Klay Shipman-100 Breast.EC won all 6 relays.East Central travels to the Connersville Invitational on Friday and Saturday.Go AquaTrojans!!Courtesy of AquaTrojans Coach Brandon Loveless.last_img read more

Rungame success is good sign for Trojans

first_imgCollege football is subject to sudden shifts and changes by nature. In 2010, Auburn stormed its way to an undefeated national championship season on the shoulders of a junior college transfer named Cam Newton. Two years later, the Tigers finished 3-9 and the school fired Gene Chizik, the same head coach who led them to a title just 24 months prior. While not necessarily as extreme as what happened to Auburn, each team looks different from year to year as players leave for the NFL and others fill their roles. For the Trojans, this season’s biggest change is that sophomore quarterback Sam Darnold no longer has to be the focal point of the offense. That distinction belongs to running backs, junior Ronald Jones II and freshman Stephen Carr.  When Carr entered campus as a five-star recruit in August, he started making waves in fall camp almost immediately. Coaches and teammates alike praised his vision and elusiveness as he continuously broke off long touchdown runs in live scrimmages, sometimes flipping the field if his original hole was clogged. Very quickly it became clear: An already solid backfield featuring Jones, junior Aca’Cedric Ware and redshirt freshman Vavae Malepeai was about to get even more crowded. In the first game of the season, Carr needed just seven carries to show the USC faithful what all the hype was about. He raced for 69 yards, including one dazzling 52-yard scamper where he sidestepped a Western Michigan defender straight into their Week 2 matchup with Stanford. Accompanying the star-making performance for Carr, was a bigger and stronger Jones who trucked his way toward 159 yards and three touchdowns, opening the game with a Marshawn Lynch-esque 29-yard rampage where he broke tackle after tackle. Whereas Darnold often struggled to find open receivers against the Broncos, the Trojan running backs seemed to find nothing but open space. Entering Week 2 against No. 14 Stanford, many were worried about how the Trojans would fare given their struggle to put Western Michigan away. The team came out with a clear game plan from the very first drive: Run the ball, and then run it some more. Offensive coordinator Tee Martin fed Jones the ball four times in a row on the Trojans’ first possession, and his ground-pound strategy never relented from that point. Collectively, the running back group rushed 45 times for 300 yards with both Jones and Carr topping over 100 yards. Jones did most of the dirty work, grinding in between holes for 3- to 4-yard gains, while Carr once again was the sparkplug. He ripped off another impressive 52-yard run.USC has featured many talented running backs over the past decade, but this year’s two-headed monster has a chance to be the program’s best tandem since the “thunder and lightning” days of LenDale White and Reggie Bush. If the Trojans continue their string of dominance, it will not be long before they have their own collective nickname. The most important development from Jones and Carr’s success, however, is that Darnold no longer carries all of the weight of the offense on his shoulders.Last year USC’s rushing attack was solid but inconsistent. The team finished fifth in the Pac-12 for rushing yards with 200.7 per game. However, the running game often faded away in big game situations. Against ranked opponents, the Trojans’ rushing yards per game dipped to 150, which meant that the offense tended to rely solely on Darnold’s arm in key situations (such as the Rose Bowl, when he had a season-high 53 pass attempts). While watching Darnold sling around the ball against marquee opponents will never get old, the Trojans need a more balanced attack in order to run the table this year. Jones and Carr’s success does not just alleviate some of the offensive pressure on Darnold; they can also help open up the passing game. With Stanford’s defense keyed in on the run, two of his four passing touchdowns came off the play action. When the running game was established early in the game, Darnold looked more settled than he did in his shaky start against Western Michigan, rattling off his first 10 throws for completions. The emergence of USC’s explosive running game does not necessarily mean that Darnold has to take a back seat in terms of the spotlight — after all, his 316-yard, four-touchdown performance against Stanford earned him Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week. It does, however, mean Darnold has a larger margin for error as he develops chemistry with a burgeoning receiving corps and the pressure to win games no longer lies squarely on his shoulder. “I think we realized that in practice [what kind of player Stephen Carr is],” Darnold said after the Stanford game. “When you watch him run, he just has it,whatever it is. RoJo has it too.”Trevor Denton is a sophomore studying journalism. He is also the deputy sports editor for the Daily Trojan. His column, T-Time, runs on Wednesdays.last_img read more

WDFW Plans Additional Razor Clam Digs at Mocrocks

first_imgMay 7, Thursday; 9:30 a.m., -0.8 feet; Long Beach, Twin HarborsMay 8, Friday; 10:14 a.m., -0.7 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, MocrocksMay 9, Saturday; 11:03 a.m., -0.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, MocrocksMay 10, Sunday; 11:58 a.m., -0.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks Facebook135Tweet0Pin0 May 15, Friday; 4:58 a.m., -0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, MocrocksMay 16, Saturday; 5:50 a.m., -0.9 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, MocrocksMay 17, Sunday; 6:38 a.m., -1.5 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks Submitted by  Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Razor clam diggers will have another beach to consider in May, thanks to a decision today by state shellfish managers to add Mocrocks to the list of tentatively scheduled openings.Updated harvest estimates for Mocrocks show that beach has sufficient clams to support additional digs, said Dan Ayres, coastal shellfish manager for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW).“We have reviewed our harvest levels to date and are excited to offer additional dates to round out a great razor clam season at Mocrocks,” Ayres said.Final approval on upcoming digs will be announced after marine-toxin test results confirm the clams are safe to eat. For additional information about upcoming razor clam digs, see WDFW’s website.Proposed digs are tentatively scheduled on the following dates, beaches and low tides (newly added digs are in bold):May 2, Saturday; 6:23 a.m., 0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, MocrocksMay 3, Sunday; 6:59 a.m., -0.3 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks May 22, Friday; 10:18 a.m., -0.8 feet; MocrocksMay 23, Saturday; 11:03 a.m., -0.2 feet; MocrocksMay 24, Sunday; 11:51 a.m., 0.3 feet; MocrocksUnder state law, diggers are required to keep the first 15 clams they dig. Each digger’s clams must be kept in a separate container.All diggers age 15 or older must have an applicable 2015-16 fishing license to harvest razor clams on any beach. Licenses, ranging from a three-day razor clam license to an annual combination fishing license, are available on WDFW’s website at https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov and from license vendors around the state.last_img read more

East Donegal roads reopened following overnight flash floods

first_imgParts of East Donegal were hit by heavy floods last night as downpours caused major travel disruption in the area.Two main routes were impassable after 9pm due to floodwater and many other local routes were affected.Donegal County Council workers were on the scene to divert traffic and deal with the destruction. The R236 St. Johnston to the N14 at Ballinalecky and the R265 Rossgier to Porthall have been reopened this Monday morning.Motorists are being advised to drive with care.   East Donegal roads reopened following overnight flash floods was last modified: September 23rd, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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)last_img read more

Uichico, Gilas confident as PH shoots for 18th basketball gold

first_img“We have to give our best and play our A game every single game so we can reach our goal to get the gold,” said Uichico. “We’re positive and upbeat and we know that we have to do our business, this is a business and not a vacation.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Bautista silences hostile crowd, downs hometown bet Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Uichico, Gilas confident as PH shoots for 18th basketball gold3.4K viewsSportsVentuno Web Player 4.51 LATEST STORIES Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesterscenter_img Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim MOST READ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony KUALA LUMPUR—The Philippines has been the undisputed basketball power in the Southeast Asian Games with the most men’s basketball golds in the regional event with 17.And as the Gilas cadets start their campaign in the 2017 Games, head coach Jong Uichico said they want to enter MABA Stadium with a confidence so high they’ll bring another championship to the Philippines.ADVERTISEMENT Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo READ: Gilas cadets kick off title defense vs tough Thais“Of course, when you enter the Games, you want to be as confident as possible that you’re able to beat any team that gets in your way to win the gold,” said Uichico in Filipino Saturday at Sunway Putra Hotel.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games openingGilas coach Jong Uichico. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netThe likes of Kiefer Ravena, Almond Vosotros, Kevin Ferrer, Baser Amer, and Mac Belo are once again in the team that delivered the country its 16th gold in the regional games.Uichico added they have to bring out their best every game if they want to continue the country’s reign in Southeast Asia and claim their 11th straight gold medal. Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’last_img read more

Spliethoff Adds More Secondhand Vessels to Its Fleet

first_imgzoomImage Courtesy: Spliethoff Dutch shipping company Spliethoff Group has added more of the former Hansa Heavy Lift vessels, expanding its fleet with a total of ten units.The company recently took over the 20,100 dwt Pietersgracht (HHL Kobe) and four 19,450 dwt units, namely Pijlgracht (HHL Lagos), Poolgracht (HHL Fremantle), Pauwgracht (HHL Richards Bay) and Paleisgracht (HHL Tokyo).Earlier in 2019, the company acquired the 12,750 dwt Hudsongracht (HHL Elbe), Humbergracht (HHL Tyne), Heerengracht (HHL Amur) and Houtmangracht (HHL Mississippi). These vessels were added to Spliethoff’s H-Type series, now consisting of five vessels in total. The heavy lift vessel Prinsengracht (HHL New York) also joined the company’s fleet.Spliethoff said that all vessels are or will be reflagged to Dutch flag/register.In cooperation with heavy transport operator BigLift Shipping, the company operates over 70 multipurpose and heavy lift vessels for the breakbulk, project and heavy transport markets.last_img read more

Brian Shaw Close To NBA HeadCoaching Job

Brian Shaw has put in his time. He was a long-time and highly regarded assistant coach under Phil Jackson with the Los Angeles Lakers. When he was bypassed for Mike Brown when Jackson retired, Kobe Bryant was upset.Shaw was insulted and bolted to the Indiana Pacers, where he served this season as associate head coach on a team that surprised many.Now, he’s in the running for two head-coaching positions: in Charlotte and Orlando.Shaw, who won three titles as a player, is among the hottest assistants in the league and could land in with the Magic. Michael Jordan, owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, reportedly is considering Shaw and current Lakers assistant and former Missouri coach Quinn Synder.Jerry Sloan, the Hall of Famer and former coach of the Utah Jazz, pulled his name from consideration for the Charlotte job.Snyder interviewed with Jordan and the Bobcats for a second time this week. And while Shaw has more NBA experience than Snyder, winning three titles as a player and another two as an assistant coach with the Lakers, he has never been a head coach. Snyder has only two years’ experience as an assistant coach in the NBA — starting in 2010-11 with the Philadelphia 76ers followed by last season with the Lakers — but prior to that spent seven seasons as the head coach of University of Missouri followed by three seasons as the head coach of the Austin Toros in the D-League. read more

Time Inc Names Colin Bodell CTO

first_imgBodell’s new position shifts executive priorities for the team resulting in current Time Inc. senior vice president and chief information officer Mitch Klaif’s transition to senior vice president reporting to executive vice president and chief financial officer Jeff Bairstow.“Mitch will be charged with managing a number of critical initiatives that are both key to our transition to an independent company and to our ongoing transformation as a leading media organization,” Ripp says in a staff announcement Tuesday.Bairstow, hired last August, was Ripp’s first major executive team addition.More on this topic Two Execs Depart Time Inc. | People on the Move – 5.12.16 Time Inc. names Jeff Bairstow as new EVP, CFO At Time Inc., Pearlstine Back In, Nelson Out Leslie Dukker Doty Joins Time Inc. | People on the Move – 6.8.16 Time Inc. Names John Q. Griffin President of News Group People on the MoveJust In BabyCenter Sold to Ziff Davis Parent J2 Media | News & Notes The Atlantic Names New Global Marketing Head | People on the Move Bonnier Corp. Terminates Editor-in-Chief for Ethics Breach Meredith Corp. Makes Digital-Side Promotions | People on the Move Shanker Out, Litterick In as CEO of EnsembleIQ TIME Names New Sales, Marketing Leads | People on the MovePowered by Time Inc. has hired Colin Bodell to be the company’s new executive vice president and chief technology officer, a newly created position, effective Feb. 18. The move is CEO Joe Ripp’s latest effort to build up his executive team in preparation for Time Inc. spinning off as a publicly-traded corporation.The 29-year industry veteran was most recently vice president of Amazon’s Digital Store Platform where he spearheaded operations for the Kindle, both the store and device, as well as the technology support for the company’s digital content across devices.Bodell, reporting to Ripp, will take responsibility for shaping the company’s strategic technology plan, playing a major role in the development of digital products.“Investing in technology and new product development is one of our single biggest priorities,” Ripp says in a statement. “[Bodell] has a reputation for being able to see beyond what currently exists, and that is exactly what we need.”last_img read more