Michaela Hackett finished the 6K course in 20:38.4 less than one-second behind Vilanova’s Nicole Hutchinson (20:37.8) to finish in 91st. Twin sister Allie Hackett finished 107th, clocking a time of 20:45.9 that was a half second behind Penn State’s Kathryn Munks (20:45.4).”Allie and Michaela had solid races today and gave it everything they had,” said distance coach Jarvis Jelen. “They also learned a lot from their first National Championship race. I’m confident that they will take what they’ve learned and continue to improve during the upcoming track season. We are all very proud of Allie and Michaela for how they competed during this race, this season, and during their careers up to this point at ACU. I have been extremely blessed to coach them for the last couple of years. They have made a long-lasting positive impact on our program and will continue to do so in the remainder of their senior season.”Leaders in the race! Watch the finish live on FloTrack: https://t.co/udVgBfdUVq pic.twitter.com/TSIUUicYLF— FloTrack (@FloTrack) November 18, 2017 New Mexico grabbed the team title for the second time in three years with 90 team points and University of San Francisco earned runner-up honors with 105 points. A trio of Pac-12 schools rounded out the top-five: Colorado (139) placed third while Stanford (165) and Oregon (203) were fourth and fifth, respectively.The Northern Arizona men paced to a first-place team finish with 74 points followed by Portland (127). BYU (165), Stanford (221) and South Central Region foe Arkansas (259).Courtesy of Abilene Christian Athletics New Mexico’s Ednah Kurgat paced through the course in 19:19.5 to grab the top spot on the podium. Washington’s Amy-Eloise and San Francisco’s Charlotte Taylor took second and third, respectively, with times of 19:27.0 and 19:28.6. ResultsLOUISVILLE, Ky. – Michaela and Alexandria Hackett finished their redshirt senior cross country season at the 2017 NCAA National Championships Saturday at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park.
JOCKEY QUOTESABEL CEDILLO, MONGOLIAN GROOM, WINNER: “I would like to thank the trainers and owners. I had a lot of help and thank you Enebish Ganbat, for trusting me. He told me don’t change anything, just do what you do with him . . . just stay close, and I saw McKinzie didn’t go so I took the lead.”MIKE SMITH, McKINZIE, SECOND: “I thought I could go with the two outside horses, but they seemed like they were determined to get it. So I let them go figuring they’d entertain each other and we’d do what we do. That horse ran a huge race today. We lost the battle, but this ain’t the war. Hopefully we’ll come back and be ready.”TRAINER QUOTESENEBISH GANBAT, MONGOLIAN GROOM, WINNER: “Honestly, I didn’t expect he was going to win because he was running against two of the best horses on the dirt and the best two trainers, Baffert and Sadler. I told everyone I’m happy if he comes in third. I bet $500 on show.“I guess last time (Pacific Classic on Aug. 17) he got tired because it was very hot, he was sweaty and we did a hard jog. Today we did a light jog; he was fresher today.“I told the jockey to do what he had to and he did OK, the horse won at 25-1. That’s horse racing. I expected him to hold off McKinzie through the stretch (through interpreter Josie Goldberg). My horse was not stopping. He continued to go.”“I didn’t think he’d win. He was up against the two best horses in America in McKinzie and Higher Power. I thought I’d be happy if the horse finished third. I didn’t think my horse would win.”Goldberg: “He (Ganbat) went to a university in Russia, and the Russian mentality is, ‘You fight to the end,’ and that’s what the horse did. He wasn’t going to stop until he won. He didn’t tell Abel anything, except, ‘You know your job.’”Asked about the Breeders’ Cup Classic, Ganbat said even though this was a “Win and You’re In” race, the horse has not been nominated to the Breeders’ Cup. Breeders’ Cup rules state: “The winning horse in a Challenge Race shall receive automatic selection into the Championship race that corresponds with the division of the Challenge Race won, provided the horse is Breeders’ Cup nominated before the Championships pre-entry deadline.”Ganbat is a native of Mongolia who began training there in 1999. He began training in the United States in 2010.NOTES: The winning owner is Mongolian Stables.
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OLD BOYS TO BE HONOURED The meet will also see one of its Old Boy’s in Ruel James being honoured also has a new name with former board chairman Danny Williams’ name being added. The first event on the track this morning will be the girls Open 3,000 metres and this will be followed immediately by the boys Open 5,000 metres. All eyes will be on Kingston College’s Ari Rodgers, who will be making his first appearance on the track for his school. Ugandan Rodgers has been creating a storm since his arrival at the North Street institution as he has been very dominant on the road in 5K events with his last two victories coming at the Hugo Chambers and the G.C. Foster 5K, where he dominated his seniors with outstanding course times. Other events down to take place today on the track are 100 metres along with 80M, 100M and 110M hurdles. On the field those events down to be contested are long jump, high jump, discus, shot put and pole vault. Athletes from colleges and clubs will compete in Open events, while high school athletes will compete in their regular classes. As usual, the outstanding athletes will walk away with trophies with ten to be given out to those selected by the judges in each class and category. The Corporate Area and Western Jamaica will take the athletics spotlight today as Jamaica College and Herbert Morrison High hosting the first meets of the year on the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association calendar. At 189 Old Hope Road in Kingston, it will be the 24th staging of the Purewater/JC Danny Williams Track and Field Development Meet, while at Herbert Morrison High in Montego Bay it will be the First Chance Meet. Both meets will begin at 8:30 a.m. Over 60 teams are down to compete in Kingston and meet organiser, Ian Forbes, stated that everything is in place. “At this moment, we have received entries from over 60 teams and the top boys and girls teams in the island, including, Calabar, Kingston College and Jamaica College on the male side along with Edwin Allen, St Jago, Holmwood and Vere Technical on the female side have all entered and we expect a day full of keen and good competition,” said Forbes.
Aldridge spent much of the night going against Zach Randolph, his former teammate in Portland. The two big men traded buckets early before Aldridge made a short jumper to begin a 16-6 run just before halftime that put the Spurs up by 13 at the break.Sacramento scored eight straight points to open the third, but the Kings had no answer for Aldridge’s fadeaway and turnaround jumpers. Ginobili also took advantage of Sacramento’s sluggish defense when he easily drove through the lane past multiple defenders.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Aldridge did most of his scoring in the first half, but San Antonio didn’t pull away until the third quarter when the five-time All-Star had eight points. Ginobili added six points in the period, including a pair of uncontested layups.Former Kings player Rudy Gay scored seven of the Spurs’ first nine points in the fourth quarter when San Antonio went up by 14.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkBuddy Hield had 24 points to pace Sacramento. Willie Cauley-Stein added 22 points and 11 rebounds, and Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 15 for the Kings, who were coming off back-to-back road wins over Brooklyn and Philadelphia.It was a much-needed lift for the Spurs, who had a fourth-quarter meltdown while losing to Utah 100-89 on Thursday. Harkless snaps Trail Blazers’ skid, top Lakers OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Sacramento Kings guard Malachi Richardson (23) and San Antonio Spurs guard Bryn Forbes (11 )go after a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game. APSACRAMENTO, California — LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs bounced back from a disappointing loss to beat the slumping Sacramento Kings 108-99 on Saturday (Sunday Manila time).Pau Gasol added 14 points, 11 rebounds and a season-high 10 assists for San Antonio, which won without star forward Kawhi Leonard. Tony Parker had 10 points and six assists, and Manu Ginobili scored 15 as the Spurs extended their winning streak over the Kings to 11 games.ADVERTISEMENT View comments OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles05:19Exclusive interview: Michael Bay ups the action ante in ‘6 Underground’—with 2,000 stunts02:14Carpio 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 Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina LATEST STORIES Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals MOST READ Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information.
Campos, who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in 2004 and received a bone-marrow transplant a year later, is now fully recovered and once again attending school. This was the 31st anniversary of City of Hope’s ever-jubilant Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion, where smiling patients of all ages proudly wore big buttons marking their years since treatment. Among the special guests at this year’s picnic were 17-year-old Julian Yarbrough, City of Hope’s first double umbilical cord blood transplant recipient, and Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, D-Pasadena, who authored a bill that would create a statewide cord blood collection program. “Umbilical cord blood, which 90 percent of the time gets thrown in the trash, cures 70 diseases,” Portantino said. Portantino said he was moved to create a cord blood bank after his own attempt to donate cord blood from his daughter’s birth proved difficult. • Photo Gallery: Transplant gives hope DUARTE – Thousands of former City of Hope patients, family members and friends gathered Friday to celebrate their triumph over life-threatening cancers and fete the bone-marrow donors who made their health possible. “We do this year after year, and it never gets old – I always get goosebumps,” said Dr. Stephen Forman, head of the hospital’s bone-marrow transplant program, before two transplant recipients met their donors for the first time at the event. One of the recipients, 10-year-old Cindy Campos of Rancho Cucamonga had tears rolling down her cheeks as her donor, cheery-looking Canadian airline pilot Doug Baxter, appeared and wrapped her in a hug. “I had to do all the work,” he said. “I had to get the kit … I had to be in the delivery room to collect the package, put it on ice and ship it.” Yarbrough received his cord blood transplants after chemotherapy failed to thwart his leukemia and no matches were found for him within his family or the bone-marrow registry. “It’s hard to find a donor for somebody with a multi-ethnic background, so it’s amazing we found it,” said Ellen Bolotin, one of his physicians. Cord blood, like bone marrow, contains stem cells that can restore the marrow and immune system of patients who have had theirs destroyed by cancer-fighting chemotherapy. About 30 percent of patients who need bone-marrow transplants find a match within their families. The other 70 percent face the much harder task of finding a match from an unrelated donor. There is virtually no risk to donating stem cells, which is either done under anesthesia by extracting marrow from the hip bone, or by extracting them from the blood after a course of drug therapy. At City of Hope on Friday, the great impact that the donations could have was felt throughout the hospital grounds as cancer survivors walked about, surrounded by smiling family and friends. “Everything feels good,” said Eddie Garcia, a 34-year-old Azusa resident who attended with his fiancee Vaniece Ferraro. “I feel great.” firstname.lastname@example.org (626) 578-6300, Ext. 4451160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
Thousands of titles and specials will be available for Members’ Only Night from 4 to 8p.m. Nov. 15. Membership may be paid at the door and is $5 per year for individuals, $7.50 for families and organizations. The sale opens to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 and 17. Proceeds from the sale are used to support library programs, especially for children. Last summer, the Friends donated $75,000 to the Whittier Public Library, underwriting the Summer Reading Club, Lunch at the Library, and many other programs and activities. For information, call Caroline Hull at (562) 464-3450, Ext. 641. Church to host craft, bake sale LA MIRADA – The La Mirada Church of the Nazarene, 15575 E. Foster Road, will host the 17th annual Christmas Boutique from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Handmade gifts, baked goods and homemade tamales will be available, as well as free coffee for shoppers. Whittier seniors to give thanks WHITTIER – To kick off the holiday season, a Thanksgiving celebration will take place in Whittier at Parnell Park Senior Center, 15390 Lambert Road from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 16. The holiday seasonal event will feature a full traditional Thanksgiving meal, live music by the “Hepcats” and dancing. The celebration is co-sponsored by the city of Whittier Services Department and Prospect Medical. Tickets cost $6 for current Senior Center members and $8 for non-members. Due to limited seating, reservations are required. To make reservations or for information call the Parnell Park Senior Center at (562) 464-3350. Norwalk seniors to host craft fair NORWALK – The Norwalk Senior Center will host its annual Holiday Boutique from 9a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at 14040 San Antonio Drive. The event is free and all ages are welcome. Local artists and craft-makers will be selling unique and fascinating items. Shoppers may also register for free prize drawings and enjoy live entertainment. Vendors of handmade crafts are also being sought for the event. Registration for vendors of all ages is now open. Participants more than 50 years old must pay $10 per table. Those younger than 50 must pay $20 per table. All vendors must register with the State Board of Equalization for a minimum of a one-day sellers permit. No commercial items are permitted for sale. For information, call Daniel Abrego at (562) 929-5580. – From staff reports 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Entertainment will be provided by deejay Pate Esparza- Gomez. Sponsorships and tables are still available. For information or to make a reservation, call the chamber at (562) 949-2473. Friends of Library to sell used books WHITTIER – The Friends of the Whittier Public Library will host its semi-annual book sale Nov. 15-17 at 6703 Comstock Ave. PICO RIVERA – The Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce will host its fifth annual Fall Business & Health Expo from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 7. This year’s theme is “The Chamber is Red Hot,” and will feature free blood pressure checks, glaucoma testing and free flu shots, as well as a salsa-tasting contest. The expo is open to all businesses and residents of Pico Rivera. Vernola Towing and Wells Fargo Bank are sponsoring the event. There will be a 50/50 raffle, business card drawings and prizes given away throughout the evening.
A Garda has claimed he was forced to move out of Drumkeen after he received death threats from a local man.Letterkenny Court.Garda Conor Cunningham claimed he received the threats from Charlie McGee of Lettermore, Drumkeen following a late night incident. McGee, 43, appeared before Letterkenny District Court charged with making threats to kill or cause harm.The court heard how Garda Cunningham and another Garda approached McGee at 3am on the morning of August 31st last to inform him that his brother had been arrested.But McGee answered what business that was of Garda Cunningham.He then launched into a tirade of abuse and threats against Garda Cunningham.He told him “That’s none of your f***** business and if you follow me to my property, I will burn you and your family out of that house and I will kill you.”Garda Cunningham said he was living in the area at the time and that his wife was pregnant.He said he was very concerned by the threats and took them seriously.He added that he had lived in the area for a year and had been looking for a house in the area to live in but had decided against it after the threats.Solicitor for McGee, Michael Shiel, asked Garda Cunningham if he had a torch with him on the night in question and how he knew it was McGee who made the threats.“Thankfully I am blessed with good eyesight and I was only a few feet from him. I also know him from before and I have had conversations with him,” said Garda Cunningham.Mr McGee gave evidence and denied that he made any threats against Garda Cunningham.However, Judge Paul Kelly said he was satisfied the threats had been made and found McGee guilty.He adjourned the case and asked for probation and community service reports but told solicitor Shiel that he was not making any promises to his client.GARDA SAYS HE HAD TO MOVE AFTER MAN THREATENED TO KILL HIS FAMILY was last modified: June 24th, 2015 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:Charlie McGeecourtDrumkeenGarda CunninghamLettermore
EDUCATION Minister Ruairi Quinn has been urged to withdraw a threat to cut funding to the less well off in Donegal.The call has been made by the chairman of Finn Valley College and local councillor Patrick McGowan.It followed a statemenT from Education Minister Quinn who said it was ‘reasonable’ for County Councils to use the threat of withholding education grants as leverage over families unable or unwilling to pay the €100 Household Charge. “This is a disgrace from a Minister who is suppose to champion education especially for the less well off ,” fumed Cllr McGowan.“Education is the way all political parties point to Ireland in getting out of our present difficulties and high unemployment.“The Minister has taken a seal of office from the President of Ireland and he has put party policies before his duty as Minister.“I say to the Minister: what next? Will residents be refused access to medical care unless they have paid this €100 household charge? “The late Sean Lemass TD, who has been contributed with advancing Education in Ireland and successive Ministers for Education, would surely have been dismayed at the attitude of Minister Quinn.”Cllr McGowan that Fianna Fail Education spokesman Charlie Mc Conalogue was right when he said that grants play an important role in access to third level education for many thousands of less well-off families across the country.“The funding for grants and an individual’s entitlement to apply for a grant has absolutely nothing to do with the Household Charge or indeed the local authorities.“I am calling on the Minister to with withdraw this unprecedented attack on families in Donegal and elsewhere,” added Cllr McGowan. EDUCATION MINISTER BRANDED A ‘DISGRACE’ OVER FUNDING THREAT TO LOW INCOME DONEGAL FAMILIES was last modified: September 18th, 2012 by cassoscoopShare 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)
Cottonwood >> Five Red Bluff High girls swimmers advanced to the Northern Section Masters championships Thursday at the division I meet. Sophomore Jayne Brandt kept her winning streak alive by winning two events. Brandt won the 100 freestyle (56.10) and the 100 Breaststroke (1:09.41) and is seeded first in both Masters events. Freshman Abby Lair placed 4th in the 500 Free dropping six seconds at (6:18.87) and finished 7th in the 200 IM (2:40.03). Lair will compete in both events at the section …