Leafs remain alive in Cyclone Taylor Tournament, rally to pull out tie against Hawks

first_imgBeaver Valley regained the lead on the power play eight seconds after Jamie Vlanich was sent off for interference.Ryan Edwards first-timed a cross-ice pass past Rebagliati to restore the one-goal margin.But Vlanich was able to vindicate himself, drilling a sharp-angle shot past Clark to even the score less than four minutes later.Something Nelson was unable to do the night before against Victoria.”We took too long of a rest and just were not ready for game speed,” Willans said of the month-long hiatus Nelson players experienced after being knocked out of the playoffs by Beaver Valley.”But we got out of the rust out of our system (Thursday) and were ready to go.”Despite each team having genuine chances to score the winning goal, there was no scoring in the third leaving each team with a single point.“It was a good battle . . . . I thought both teams played hard,” Beaver Valley coach Terry Jones said after the game. “(Nelson) has got a lot of game in them and with their backs against the wall, really battled us hard.”By not closing out the Leafs, Beaver Valley faces a must-win situation to advance to the Cyclone Final.“Getting the single point forces us to win that game (against Victoria) tomorrow,” he said. “We had to win that game anyways but Nelson threw a lot at us tonight so we’ll have to be ready tomorrow.”Kodiaks manhandle CougarsAfter surrendering two goals in the opening four minutes Thursday, Aldergrove Kodiaks returned the favour to Victoria, scoring twice in the opening four minutes Friday to dump the Vancouver Island champs 4-1 during the afternoon tilt in the Cyclone Taylor Cup.Spencer McHaffie and Stephen Ryan scored 70 seconds apart to give the Pacific Junior reps a quick 2-0 lead.Nicholas Bower cut the margin in half with a goal late in the period. But Jonathan Philley restored the two-goal margin before the period ended for Aldergrove.There was no scoring in the second while Adam Callegari scored a third-period power play to in the third to put the game away for Aldergrove.TOURNAMENT NOTES:  Beaver Valley players had “NH” stickers on pasted onto their helmets saluting Trail Minor Hockey product Nolan Handley, who was killed in a car accident earlier this week in the Silver City. . . . Former Trail Smokie Dave Rusnell, joined by Dale Donaldson of Mallard’s Source for sports, during the ceremonial face-off before the Hawks/Leafs game. . . .MVP for the BV/Nelson game were netminders Brett Clark for the Hawks and Brad Rebagliati for the Leafs. . . .Both scoring stars for BV, Dallas Calvin and Ryan Edwards, did not finish the game. Calvin was helped off the ice late in the third period while Edwards lost a few teeth when a puck deflected in the Nitehawk bench, hitting the Beaver Valley forward in the face. The Cyclone Taylor Final is set for 2:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon, but don’t expect any of the four teams to take a flyer during Saturday’s last day of round robin games.The jury remains on the two finalists for the championship following Day two action after the Nelson Leafs registered a bounce-back game, twice rallying from one-goal-deficits, to pull out a 2-2 tie against archrival Beaver Valley Nitehawks in Cyclone Taylor round robin action Friday night before large crowd at the NDCC Arena.The single point, believe it or not, keeps the Leafs alive in the hunt for the Junior B Hockey Championship heading into the final day of the preliminary round.“It feels good to still be alive in the tournament,” said Carsen Willans of the Leafs following the hard-fought contest.“We hoped to win (tonight’s) game. It was a good game for us . . . we gave it our all but just didn’t get the bounces.”Beaver Valley currently leads the four-team standings with a record of 1-0-1 good for three points.Aldergrove, after scoring a 4-1 win over Victoria Friday during the afternoon tilt, is tied for second with the Vancouver Island Champs — each with two points.Nelson sits in fourth spot with a single point in two games and will be pulling for the Hawks to win its game against Victoria — I bet you never saw this coming in a million years — to have a opportunity of advancing to the final by beating Aldergrove during Saturday’s 7:30 p.m. contest at the NDCC Arena.“It would be nice to have a KI final,” said Willans, hoping star align Saturday for the two Murdoch Division opponents to meet for all the marbles Sunday.Twice the Hawks looked to have the Leafs pinned on the mat.And twice the Leafs were able to bounce back.Sam Swanson, left all alone in front of Brad Rebagliati, gave the home side for this game a 1-0 lead in the second period.Brandon Sookro tied the game three minutes late when his slapshot surprised Beaver Valley netminder Brett Clark.last_img read more

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How Spurs could line up with Ake and Fernandes in and wantaway Eriksen out

first_imgTOTTENHAM got off to the perfect start under Jose Mourinho on Saturday.Spurs beat hapless West Ham 3-2 at London Stadium but did not have to get out of first gear as their hosts rolled over and had their bellies scratched.2 How Tottenham could line up with Nathan Ake, Bruno Fernandes and Ruben DiasAnd despite the fact 3-2 flattered the Hammers, Mourinho will still be concerned by the way his team conceded two late goals and threatened to collapse.Clearly in the hunt for defensive stability, the Special One has reportedly highlighted defensive pair Ruben Dias and Nathan Ake as two of his main targets.Football Insider claims Bournemouth centre-half Ake is on his wish list.The 24-year-old would provide an ideal replacement for Jan Vertonghen, who is expected to leave when his contract expires next summer.However, Mourinho and Ake were together at Chelsea after the defender signed for the Blues from Feyenoord and their relationship was understood to be fraught.Ake has spoken previously of his frustration at being demoted to the reserves under Mourinho at Stamford Bridge.Centre-back Dias is currently with Benfica and has been linked with Spurs alongside his fellow Portuguese international Bruno Fernandes.MOST READ IN FOOTBALLTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himSporting Lisbon attacking midfielder Fernandes could be lined up to replace Christian Eriksen, whose future has been thrown further into doubt since Mourinho’s arrival.Asked whether he expected Eriksen to be heavily involved under him, in a seemingly veiled jibe, Mourinho said the Dane’s selection would be based on the future.The playmaker has also reportedly rejected a new £150k-a-week contract after talks with his new boss.2Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri says there is no disagreement with Cristiano Ronaldolast_img read more

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Pardew happy with narrow Palace win

first_img The visitors alleviated the pressure by hitting back on the counter-attack. Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes was forced to push a deflected Bakary Sako free kick behind for a corner before Gayle turned a cross from Sako against the woodwork. Palace manager Alan Pardew introduced Zaha from the bench after replacing him at halftime in last weekend’s defeat at Tottenham.The winger was soon involved, bewildering Nyom with his pace before being tripped by the right-back right on the edge of the Watford box. Cabaye slotted home and Gayle should have wrapped up the points with a little over 10 minutes remaining, but could only poke wide from close range after Yannick Bolasie knocked down a cross from Zaha. “I don’t smile often but I do smile today because I was really pleased,” Pardew said. “It wasn’t our greatest performance but it was a good, professional performance and as manager of the team that makes me happy.” WATFORD, England (AP): Crystal Palace rose to sixth place in the Premier League yesterday after Yohan Cabaye converted a second-half penalty to earn a 1-0 victory over Watford. Cabaye broke the deadlock in the 71st minute of a dour encounter at Vicarage Road after Allan Nyom made a clumsy challenge on Palace substitute Wilfried Zaha just inside the area. It was a repeat of their 2013 playoff final encounter, with a spot kick proving enough to decide the game in favour of Palace. Despite having plenty of possession it was not until after the interval that Watford came close to getting on the scoresheet. After Almen Abdi had been tripped by Joe Ledley, Jose Jurado stepped up and hit a 25-meter free kick that came back off the crossbar. counter-attacklast_img read more

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LBA Neglects Trash at Sports Commission

first_imgDue to the current tussle in the leadership of the Liberia Basketball Association, a roomful of trash has been neglected by workers at the Sports Commission in Monrovia.A visit by the Daily Observer yesterday gathered that since the leadership crisis began several months ago, sanitation worker, who was not identified has not showed up for work.A member of the outgoing administration’s Executive Committee, Dennis Herbert, known popularly as Shakara, confirmed that the worker has not been coming to work and meanwhile angrily accused the Daily Observer for not fairly reporting events surrounding the leadership crisis.“I did not see a report when the doors to the Sports Commission were illegally sealed off,” he said, but when he was told it was reported, he demanded to see the edition the report appeared.Though rest rooms at the Sports Commission were locked, overpowering smell of pepe filled its surroundings.One of the doors of the Commission is open while the other is still sealed off, and empty mineral water plastic bags thrown about several places at the Sports Commission.Mr. Hebert, owner of Commissioners (male and female teams) and Sacbase, was furious when a question was posed to him about the unsanitary condition at the Sports Commission.“There are no sports journalists who report objectively in this country (Liberia),” he fumed, “you only report what you want to report.”He ignored the question.Mr. Herbert’s anger, according to information, is due to the long period that the current leadership crisis has been going on that there seems no authority is prepared to bring to an end.The outgoing leadership, led by Rufus Anderson and other stakeholders have failed to settle their differences and as a result have been unable to find a way forward.Though Anderson is considering re-election, and has been opposed by several basketball presidents and at least on four occasions, proposed congress and elections were aborted.The Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Liberia National Olympic Committee have unsuccessfully mediated in the crisis.Recent suggestion of an inclusive administration with the aggrieved stakeholders did not meet expectations of aggrieved stakeholders who have accused Anderson of financial improprieties.The case is presently with the Ministry of Youth and Sports to decide the way forward but the longer the ministry stays to decide the next course of action, the longer the frustration of those who love and want to see the game develop.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Guyana Peace Council observes International Day of Non-Violence

first_img…non-violent approach was continuously used by JaganSeveral members of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP); Indian High Commissioner V Mahalingam and former President Donald Ramotar were present at the Mahatma Gandhi celebratory event at the Cheddi Jagan Research Centre.Addressing individuals present at the event, High Commissioner Mahalingam noted that Mahatma Gandhi was considered the founder of the non-violence movement. Non-violence is the way of taking positive action to resist oppression or bring about positive change.The Indian High Commissioner, who was born in Gandhi’s homeland, added that the aim of non-violent conflict (satyagraha) was to convert your opponent, to win over their mind and heart and persuade them that your point of view is right.An important element is often to make sure that the opponent is given a face-saving way of changing their mind. Non-violent protest seeks a ‘win-win’ solutionHead of the Women and Gender Equality Commission, Indra Chandarpal addressing the gathering on Tuesdaywhenever possible.Additionally, Head of the Women and Gender Equality Commission, Indra Chandarpal reminded individuals that Dr Cheddi Jagan used a non-violent approach in the 1973 elections, when the Army wanted to take over the ballot boxes.Former Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee, speaking on behalf of the Guyana Peace Council, thanked the Indian High Commissioner for the informative celebratory Mahatma Gandhi anniversary event.Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, India. He died on January 30, 1948, in Delhi. He was a lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer who became the leader of the nationalist movement against the British rule of India.As such, he came to be considered the father of his country. Gandhi is internationally esteemed for his doctrine of non-violent protest (satyagraha) to achieve political and social progress.last_img read more

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More allegations levelled against Cops at 51 Police Station

first_imgIn the wake of reports that a Corentyne, Berbice housewife was beaten with a baton and her teen son slapped by a Policeman at the Number 51 Police Station, more accusations are being made against what was described as the “unprofessional attitude” of officers at that station.On Wednesday, a 74-woman reported that an officer at the Number 51 Police Station refused to take a report from her and also verbally abused her.The woman, Lucille Oudkerk, is also claiming that her house was stoned by the persons whom she went to the station to make a report against. The woman is contending that ranks from the station reportedly called the family and informed the family that she was there to make a report against them.“I don’t think they will do anything. The last time I went to them they did not evenSeventy-four-year-old Lucille Oudkerkwant to take a statement from me,” the pensioner told Guyana Times.Oudkerk took her concerns to Freedom House in New Amsterdam hoping that officials there might be able to assist in getting her justice.According to Oudkerk, on October 28, 2018, she reported that a family member of hers was ripping down her fence. She reported that by damaging the fence, her sheep would be able to leave the yard. She claims that the officer that she made the report to told the relative what she was alleging.“They come and they cuss me out and say why I go to the Police,” the elderly woman said. She is also claiming that she went to the Number 51 Police Station on November 11, 2018, to make a report and met the same officer.According to her, the officer refused to take a statement from her.“He was very abusive to me… he had me waiting from 9 o’clock till after 2:00pm. People come in after me and he take statements from them. When I talk, he tell another Police to come to me and he take out a small book and write down something and say I could go…” the woman stated.Oudkerk, who lives at Kilturn Village, Corentyne, Berbice, also claims that she was reluctant to report the Tuesday evening incident to the Police.Meanwhile, the woman, who was allegedly beaten by Police at the Number 51 Police Station last week, and was told to go to the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) on Tuesday which was a holiday, is now losing confidence in that office.Takurdai Jugnanand’s concerns were raised on Wednesday when she visited the office for a second day. She told Guyana Times that female officers in the office at the time were mocking her as she related her story.She also noted that even though it has been reported that her 15-year-old son claims that he was slapped by one of the officers at the Number 51 Police Station, they did not invite the boy to the OPR office.She told this publication that during the meeting, three officers who were at the Police Station were present.“They did not bring the one that beat me and say that he gone on some course. And one of them who was sitting there when he was lashing me with the baton tell them that he was not there, that he walk out the office.”Meanwhile, in an invited comment, Divisional Commander Paul Langevine toldGuyana Times that if members of the public are not satisfied with the treatment they receive at Police Stations, they should ask to speak with a senior officer or Sub-Divisional Officer.Langevine said he is also available at the Central Police Station and is assuring that he will work towards giving persons satisfaction. (Andrew Carmichael)last_img read more

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A FOR ALISON’S AMAZING JUNIOR CERTIFICATE RESULTS

first_imgAlison Duffy, her mother Louise and Principal Liam GalbraithThe hard work of a Donegal student has paid off as she received impressive Junior Certificate results last week.Crana College student Alison Duffy from Lisfannon earned 10As in the Junior Certificate exams. She took all higher level subjects.The bright student was congratulated by Principal Liam Galbraith for her achievement.  A FOR ALISON’S AMAZING JUNIOR CERTIFICATE RESULTS was last modified: September 19th, 2013 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) Tags:CRANA COLLEGEJunior Certlast_img read more

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Liverpool record-breaker thrilled to sign new deal

first_img Salah enjoyed an incredible first season at the club ALTERED who plays? Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? gameday crackers Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more NEW ERA 1 How Man United could line up for Newcastle clash – will Pogba start? possible xi center_img How Chelsea could line up against Southampton – what system will Lampard play? How Liverpool could line up at Leicester with midfielder set for lengthy absence Brown’s half-time antics, eight-goal thrillers… relive these Boxing Day classics Mohamed Salah has expressed his delight and confidence about the future after signing a new contract with Liverpool.The Reds announced on Monday morning that Salah, who joined them from Roma last summer, had agreed a new “long-term” deal. predicted It is understood the contract is for five years, with no release clause.The Egyptian forward, scorer of 44 goals in 52 appearances in all competitions for the club last season, said in a video posted on Liverpool’s official social media accounts: “Hello to Liverpool fans, I’m very happy to say I have signed a new contract with the club.“My first year at the club was an incredible experience for me and my family. I have to thank everyone at Liverpool and also you, our supporters. Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes highlights LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS “I know we can achieve a lot of things together (and) I’m looking forward to seeing you. See you soon.”Salah finished last term as the Premier League Golden Boot winner with a 32-goal haul, a new record in a 38-game season, and he was named both the PFA Players’ Player of the Year and the Football Writers’ Association’s Footballer of the Year.last_img read more

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JARLA’S VIEW ON HEALTH MINISTER’S VISIT TO LETTERKENNY GENERAL

first_imgJARLA’S VIEW ON HEALTH MINISTER’S VISIT TO LETTERKENNY GENERAL was last modified: March 4th, 2014 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:Health Minister James ReillyJarlaLetterkenny General Hospitallast_img read more

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EXHIBITION OF DONEGAL LIFE DOWN THROUGH THE YEARS WORTH A VISIT

first_imgA Donegal County Archives Touring Exhibition is now available for viewing at the Donegal Public Service Centre, Drumlonagher, Donegal town.The exhibition runs from 1 April 2014 to 30 May 2014.The exhibition celebrates 250 years of Donegal’s unique history and the relevance of local history for people living today. The exhibition showcases Donegal County Archives’ many and varied archival collections.Nine panels are on display which are based around the following themes- Homesteads; Donegal Wains; Fun and Games; Days of Toil; Faith and Worship; Landlords and Tenants; Conflict; Local Democracy; Journeys in Time.The panels contain a brief history of the themes and are accompanied by images scanned from the County Archives’ many collections. Images include photographs, posters, leaflets, extracts from letters, registers, minute books and other items.Included in the exhibition are some of the photographs kindly loaned to the County Archives for the purpose of the exhibition. For further information, please contact Niamh at 074 91 72 490 or archivist@donegalcoco.ieEXHIBITION OF DONEGAL LIFE DOWN THROUGH THE YEARS WORTH A VISIT was last modified: April 1st, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Donegal lifeexhibitionlast_img read more

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