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Morgan Bests Juab For 7th All-Time State Title

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmail3-A Football State Title GameST. GEORGE, Utah-Jakob Burt intercepted Juab quarterback Zac Cowan on 4th and 10 with 48 seconds left and the Morgan Trojans overpowered Cowan’s Wasps 8-0 to win the 3-A state football title Friday at Trailblazers Stadium.The stingy Trojans limited the explosive Wasps to 156 yards of offense and only 3.1 yards per play. Cade Bowring had 78 scrimmage yards on 19 touches for Juab and Bodee Blackett added 59 yards on six touches for the Wasps in defeat.Sloan Calder made field goals of 45 and 42 yards for Morgan, with the other Trojans’ score coming on a safety when Kollin Robertson’s snap sailed over his head as Juab attempted to punt. Trevor Jarrett had 10 carries for 48 yards to pace the Morgan offense.This is the Trojans’ seventh all-time state title (1940, 1977, 1979, 1983, 1993, 1997, 2019). November 15, 2019 /Sports News – Local Morgan Bests Juab For 7th All-Time State Title Written by Tags: Juab football/Morgan football Brad Jameslast_img read more

Drew Roper Competes At Idaho Duals For Dixie State Swimming

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailMOSCOW, Idaho-Saturday, Dixie State women’s swimming competed at the Idaho Dual, falling 178-110 to the Vandals at the UI Swim Center.Sophomore Drew Roper, a former Millard High School star, competed in several events for the Trailblazers.Roper swam the first leg of Dixie State’s C Team women’s 200-yard medley relay. The team swam in a time of 1:49.91.Roper was joined in this relay by freshman free/fly/breast medley relay competitor Skyler Lyon, sophomore free/fly competitor Chloe Partsch and junior free/back/relays competitor McKenzie Chesler.She finished fifth in the women’s 100-yard backstroke (59.68) and 200-yard backstroke (2:09.56) respectively.Dixie State is next in action February 17-20 at the WAC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships at St. George. Written by January 30, 2021 /Sports News – Local Drew Roper Competes At Idaho Duals For Dixie State Swimmingcenter_img Brad Jameslast_img read more

Purplebricks starts ‘annoying’ Team GB advertising campaign

first_imgPurplebricks is to launch a new iteration of its TV advertising taking advantage of its pricey official sponsorship of  Team GB Olympians.The company has told its followers on Twitter to watch out for details of its new ads today but its advertising company Snap London jumped the gun yesterday, revealing details of the campaign, which reflects the fact that the athletes in the GB team have more time on their hands following the postponement of the Tokyo games.It features an actress playing a Purplebricks agent dialling in on video to annoy athletes and persuading them to list their homes overtures which are generally rejected by the athletes.Created to tout the agency’s virtual valuations capability, taekwondo champion Bianca Walkde is interrupted during practice, diver Dan Goodfellow is infuriated when his bath is cut short by a webcam call. Rowe Moe Sbihi MBE is plagued with a quiz about Purplebricks, before hanging up the call in frustration.Gold boardsThe campaign is in addition to previous Team GB tied ads and the introduction of Olympic-inspired gold versions of the brand’s sale boards.Purplebricks’ sponsorship of Team GB was announced in June last year making it the ‘official estate agency’ of the team and giving it the right use the Team GB Olympics logo in its marketing.The postponement of the games, although frustrating for thousands of athletes, has been a been a boon for Purplebricks, which now has longer to enjoy its association with the event.Watch the video snap london teamgb Purplebricks July 3, 2020Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Agencies & People » Purplebricks starts ‘annoying’ Team GB advertising campaign previous nextAgencies & PeoplePurplebricks starts ‘annoying’ Team GB advertising campaignNew ads due to break today feature Purplebricks agent pestering athletes to do a virtual valuation.Nigel Lewis3rd July 2020012,042 Viewslast_img read more

Brownfield sites set to bring bounceback boost to North-East England

first_imgHome » News » Land & New Homes » Brownfield sites set to bring bounceback boost to North-East England previous nextLand & New HomesBrownfield sites set to bring bounceback boost to North-East EnglandEstate agent reports surge in new instructions amid hopes for new regional growth through redevelopment of brownfield sites.Richard Reed31st July 20200949 Views The North-East of England is set for a major COVID bounceback boost through the development of brownfield sites, according to estate agency GSC Grays.The firm, which has branches across the North has seen encouraging results that it believes signal the market may be recovering better than elsewhere.GSC Grays has seen the number of sales agreed increase by 41% compared with the same period last year, with new instructions up 32% and the number of people seeking valuations up by 35%.The company says the market will be further buoyed by the recent government announcement about the acquisition of brownfield land to develop much needed housing.However, on the downside, GSC Grays reports the amount of properties being taken off the market as being five times higher than this time last year, while the number of agreed deals falling through has increasing by 11%.GSC Grays director Calum Gillhespy said: “As part of the Prime Minister’s announcement on 30 June to encourage activity in the construction sector, a £400m Brownfield Land Fund has been announced to cover a number of regions across the country, which includes the North of Tyne and Tees Valley.“The plan is to encourage the construction of 24,000 new homes and with an announcement that planning [rules] for redevelopment schemes will be substantially eased, this could make a significant contribution to some parts of the region.”He said it was too soon to tell whether the current recovery was caused by pent-up demand, coupled with those looking to escape the city.But he added: “Recent reports on activity in the housing market show that the North-East has seen the strongest bounceback in the country. If we are able to maintain this and then combine it with some of these measures, we could see a real difference in parts of the region.”GSC Grays Calum Gillhespy Brownfield sites boom North-East housing boom July 31, 2020Richard ReedWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021last_img read more

HMAS Diamantina Docks in Timor-Leste

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today HMAS Diamantina Docks in Timor-Leste View post tag: Navy Share this article View post tag: HMAS Diamantina Royal Australian Navy Minehunter, HMAS Diamantina, is visiting Timor-Leste for four days, to engage with the Timor-Leste Defence Force (F‑FDTL) Naval Component in a new phase of Australia’s close Defence relationship with the country. View post tag: Asia-Pacific As part of Australia’s Defence Cooperation Program with Timor-Leste, Diamantina’s crew took members of the F-FDTL to sea to share expertise in navigation, seamanship, damage control and engineering training skills.Diamantina’s Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Iain Hutchins, said:“As regional partners, it is important that we share expertise. The sea time gave the F-FDTL Naval Component personnel a first hand look at how we do ship control, deal with ship emergencies such as fires, boat handling and the operation and maintenance of machinery.“We provided both demonstrations and an opportunity to practice mariner skills common to naval forces throughout the region.“In addition to working closely with the F-FDTL Naval Component, our port visit to Dili has given us an opportunity to explore Timor-Leste and experience the local culture.”Australia’s Defence Cooperation Program with Timor-Leste was established in 2001, and is part of a broad program of defence cooperation and engagement in the region.The program aims to build capacity within the F-FDTL and Secretariat of State for Defence to enhance Timor-Leste’s ability to independently provide for its security needs.[mappress]Press Release, October 03, 2014; Image: Australian Department of Defence October 3, 2014 Authorities View post tag: docks View post tag: Naval View post tag: News by topic HMAS Diamantina Docks in Timor-Leste View post tag: Timor-Leste Follow @navaltodaylast_img read more


first_imgEach November, the Lung Cancer Alliance’s Shine a Light on Lung Cancer brings together all of those impacted by lung cancer to Reflect, Celebrate, and Remember Together.This event will join more than 300 communities across the country to provide hope, inspiration and support for those impacted by this disease. The program will include stories from lung cancer survivors, a panel discussion from medical and community leaders about the current and future state of lung cancer treatment, remembrances and more.WHERE:  Crossroads Christian Church, Room 222, 10800 Lincoln Ave, Newburgh, IndianaWHEN:  Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.WEBSITE:  ShineALightOnLungCancer.orgHosted by Gilda’s Club, this event is made possible through a partnership between Deaconess Health System, St. Mary’s Health, Vantage Oncology, and Oncology Hematology Associates.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

Coronavirus infecting Indiana’s once $2.3 billion reserve fund

first_imgCoronavirusIndianaLocalNews WhatsApp By Network Indiana – July 19, 2020 0 325 Google+ Facebook WhatsApp (“Indiana State Capitol Building” by Drew Tarvin, CC BY 2.0) Coronavirus has infected the state’s once $2.3 billion reserve fund. The state auditor found that Indiana has $1.4 billion to end this fiscal year. Despite a budget shortfall, Indiana is not in the red.Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state used about $900 million to make up for the tax money that was not collected and the income taxes that haven’t been paid yet. The state set a new deadline of July 15, which falls in the next budget year.The fiscal year 2020 ended June 30.The auditor, governor and others are tooting the administration’s horn, saying strong fiscal management has left the state able, and more able than many other states, to deal with the shortfalls.“Our strong reserves have sustained Indiana through the initial surge of the pandemic, and in light of the unexpected economic circumstances, the State is able to continue to offer essential services when our residents need it most,” said State Auditor Tera Klutz. “Responsible fiscal leadership leaves Indiana with a 9 percent reserve as we head into a new fiscal year facing more economic uncertainty.”Gov. Eric Holcomb echoed Klutz, upon reading the End of Year reports.“As our state works to slow the spread of coronavirus, I’m grateful for the years of exceptional stewardship that has allowed Indiana to be financially prepared to face this storm. We will remain dedicated to ensuring Hoosiers receive services without interruption while maintaining Indiana’s trademark fiscal responsibility as we adjust to this new normal,” he said. Pinterest Pinterest Coronavirus infecting Indiana’s once $2.3 billion reserve fund Twitter Twitter Google+ Facebook Previous articleIndiana student-athletes taking online courses can participate in sportsNext articleMan, 24, charged in connection with South Bend burglary spree Network Indianalast_img read more

Observer wins ICPA awards

first_imgThe Observer won third place in the Division I “Newspaper of the Year” category, and former Editor-in-Chief Jenn Metz won the Brook Baker Collegiate Journalist of the Year Award at the Indiana College Press Association (ICPA) awards ceremony, held Saturday at Ball State University in Muncie.The Observer staff won an additional nine awards, including three first places. Other University publications represented at ICPA were: Scholastic, which won “News Magazine of the Year,” Dome, which won second place in “Yearbook of the Year” and The Juggler, which won third place in “Literary Magazine of the Year.”Metz is the second Notre Dame student to win the Brook Baker Award, which was first awarded in 1999 and is named in honor of the late Vincennes University student.Metz was recognized especially for her role in leading The Observer’s in-depth, breaking coverage of President Barack Obama’s 2009 Commencement address.“I’m very thankful for this award, and I think it reflects the work of the staff, not just my individual achievement,” Metz said. “I’m proud to have received this honor for The Observer.”During Metz’s term, The Observer also redesigned its Web site and provided in-depth coverage of the Notre Dame football program’s head coaching change.“Jenn did a tremendous job leading The Observer over the past year, and I am pleased ICPA chose to recognize her with this award,” current Editor-in-Chief Matt Gamber said.“Her award and the others The Observer received this weekend are a testament to the continued hard work of the many members of our talented staff.”Gamber, the former Sports Editor, won first place in the “Best Sports Column” category for his article remembering Mike Lockert, the Irish hockey radio announcer who died of a heart attack last March at age 43.The Observer staff’s coverage of the University’s firing of head football coach Charlie Weis won first place in both “Best Special Issue”and “Best Staff Editorial.”The eight-page special edition was published on Dec. 1, 2009, the day after Weis’ firing.Included in the issue were player and student reaction, analysis of potential replacements and a timeline chronicling Weis’ five-year tenure. The editorial, titled “Weis’ departure handled respectfully,” ran on Dec. 4, 2009.The Observer also earned second place in the “Best Special Issue” category for the May 15, 2009, “Senior Edition,” which included coverage of President Obama’s commencement speech and full news and sports recaps of the Class of 2009’s four years.Former Photo Editor Ian Gavlick won second place in “Best Sports Photo” for an action shot of Irish wide receiver Michael Floyd making a tough catch in a game last fall.Metz and Gavlick together won second place in “Best Breaking News Reporting Online” for a story and photograph about President Obama’s commencement speech.The March 23, 2009 edition won third place in “Best Single Issue,” highlighted by its coverage of the breaking announcement that President Obama had accepted an invitation to speak at commencement.The Observer also won third place in “Best Standalone/Pullout Section” for the May 12, 2009 “Controversial Commencement” edition, which covered in-depth the circumstances surrounding President Obama’s Commencement address.The Observer’s Web site,, took third in “Best Overall Web site,” the first time the Web site earned an award.The Observer’s award-winning submissions are available on its Web site.last_img read more

Author Robert Schmuhl shares the story behind the iconic Hesburgh-King photo

first_imgIn June 1964, University President Emeritus Fr. Theodore Hesburgh was sitting at his desk when he received a phone call. The civil rights movement was in full swing, and the Catholic priest’s services were needed at a rally in Chicago. According to a report from Notre Dame Magazine, then-Chicago mayor Richard Daley and a series of officials from the Catholic Church had all declined to attend.“Hesburgh received a call at his office in the Main Building that he was needed to speak at the civil rights rally in Chicago,” Robert Schmuhl, an American Studies professor who has written a book about Hesburgh, said in an email. “Without hesitating, he decided to go, and his only question was to ask what time he had to arrive to participate.”Rev. Theodore Hesburgh stands arm-in-arm with Martin Luther King Jr., both singing in what is now an iconic image of the two men participating in a march.On June 21, 1964, Hesburgh took the stage at the Illinois Rally for Civil Rights at Chicago’s Soldier Field, according to a Notre Dame Archives webpage on Hesburgh’s life. Per the webpage, anywhere between 57,000 and 75,000 people attended the event. The rally took place at a tense moment in the civil rights movement: the same day the rally took place, three young activists were murdered in Mississippi while participating in “Freedom Summer,” an effort to register African American voters, according to the archives.While at the rally, Hesburgh joined hands with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who was also present at the rally. The result was the now-instantly recognizable photo of Notre Dame’s president singing while standing arm-in-arm with King. According to Notre Dame Magazine, the figures were singing “We Shall Overcome” when the photographer snapped the picture.Hesburgh was no stranger to the civil rights movement — he was a longtime member of the federal government’s Civil Rights Commission, ultimately serving on the commission under four different presidential administrations.“Hesburgh was one of the original members of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission that was established by President Dwight Eisenhower,” Schmuhl said. “He also served on the commission during the Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon administrations.”While the photo is well-known today, it did not become famous until well after it was taken. Schmuhl said, to his knowledge, it is unknown who took the photo. Hesburgh himself was unaware the image even existed until years after the fact.“[Hesburgh] was presented with the photo after a lecture he delivered at Emory University in Atlanta,” Schmuhl said. “Previous to that, he was unaware of the picture.”Tags: Civil Rights, Fr. Ted Hesburgh, Martin Luther King Jr.last_img read more

Board seeks Foundation applicants

first_img December 15, 2005 Regular News Board seeks Foundation applicants Board seeks Foundation applicants The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during its February 17, 2006, meeting: Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors: Two lawyers to serve three-year terms, commencing July 1, 2006, on this 31-member Board of Directors which administers Florida’s IOTA program. Directors shall be members of the Foundation during their term(s) as directors.Persons interested in applying for this vacancy may download and complete the application online from the Bar’s Web site,, or may call Bar headquarters at (850)561-5600, extension 5757, to obtain an application form. Completed applications must be submitted to the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee 32399-2300 no later than close of business, Friday, January 20, 2006. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.last_img read more