Crane Cams rewards top built engine drivers, builders with cash, credit prizes

first_imgDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Top finishing drivers in seven IMCA divisions and their engine builders will receive $250 in cash and another $250 credit toward future purchases from Crane Cams.Those drivers and their respective engine builders include national champions William Gould, IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified, Karl Performance, Des Moines, Iowa; Justin Kay, IMCA Late Model, Grove Automotive, Dubuque, Iowa; John Ricketts, IMCA Eagle Motorsports RaceSaver Sprint Cars, Russell Shoulders Race Engines, Forney, Texas; Brandon Czarapata, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, Fisher Race Engines, Oshkosh, Wis.; and Gabe Tucker, Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods, Fletcher Racing Engines, Abilene, Texas. Justin Luinenburg and Tyler Frye also received $250 in cash and $250 product credit as the highest finishing built engine competitors in national standings for the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod.The same awards went to their engine builders, L & D Motors of Reading, Minn., and Dr. J’s Performance of Anaheim, Calif., respectively. Mach-1 Sport Compacts are not part of the program, introduced this year by the Daytona Beach, Fla., high performance parts manufacturer and distributorChecks and certificates were mailed from the IMCA home office.“Despite perception to the contrary, engine builders and our aftermarket component manufacturers are an integral part of the IMCA competition plan and we are proud to recognize their contributions and achievements in 2013,” said Kevin Yoder, director of marketing for IMCA. “Some of the best engine builders in the country powered our champions this year and they deserve the notoriety.”last_img read more

Liverpool sign Aspas

first_img Press Association Liverpool have confirmed the signing of striker Iago Aspas from Celta Vigo. The 25-year-old, who scored 12 goals for Primera Division club Celta last season, has signed a long-term contract with the Reds after passing his medical at Melwood. The deal is subject to international clearance, Liverpool announced on their website.Liverpool, who announced last week they had reached an agreement in principle to sign Aspas, did not disclose the transfer fee but it is believed to be around £7.7million. center_img Celta’s successful fight against relegation from the Primera Division on the final day of the season earlier this month held up progress. The Spaniard is Liverpool’s third signing of the summer after agreeing a deal for Man City defender Kolo Toure and on Saturday completing the capture of Luis Alberto from Sevilla. last_img read more

Senior WR Flemming will return for 5th season

first_img Published on February 5, 2014 at 5:11 pm Contact David: dbwilson@syr.edu | @DBWilson2 During his national signing day press conference Wednesday, Scott Shafer took a moment to field a question about a senior wide receiver.The Syracuse head coach confirmed that Adrian Flemming, who suffered a season-ending lower-body injury during SU’s season opener against Penn State last year, will use 2013 as a redshirt season and return for the 2014 campaign.“Flem’s coming back,” Shafer said. “He looks good. He’s running around. He’s excited.”A 6-foot-3, 200-pound wideout from Ashburn, Va., Flemming started the first game of his career against the Nittany Lions and hauled in two receptions for 18 yards. He was one of the Orange’s most targeted receivers during that game, but after the game it was announced that he would require surgery.Flemming also played in 12 games as a sophomore and five as a junior, primarily on special teams.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textHe will return to a wide receiver corps with much more depth than he left it. Brisly Estime, Jeremiah Kobena and Alvin Cornelius all made starts during the season and became viable options for SU, and all three are returning.Syracuse also added four-star wide receiver K.J. Williams in this year’s recruiting class, as well as three-star wideouts Steve Ishmael and Corey Cooper — who is already on campus — and tight ends Jamal Custis and  Adly Enoicy.Flemming, though, will still be part of the equation.“His body’s in great shape,” Shafer said. “His legs are looking good — he says he’s got the bounce back into his legs — and we’re excited to get him back out there, too.” Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Mayo players vote ‘no confidence’ in management team

first_imgPat Holmes and Noel Connelly led the side to an All Ireland semi final replay defeat to Dublin earlier in the month. But this hasn’t prevented a “significant majority” of the football panel voting to see them replaced. Last night, County Board secretary called news of the vote a “bombshell” and that their relationship with the players remains good.last_img

‘Can we get Pochettino?’ – Ghanaians react to exit of Black Stars boss Kwesi Appiah

first_imgBring back the love….with Pochettino?Former Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino might be sought after by Europes biggest clubs but why settle for the easy choice when he could take up a real challenge? ‘Our bet slips are free again’Betting on the Black Stars does take some courage, imagine the number of slips you’ll need to give up in order to almost win something?You figa sey you go dey spoil wanna bet like that … ever since Kwesi Appiah come I no win Bet for Black Stars e back before ….abeg leave na we taya 😑😑 pic.twitter.com/Ei5cPk5ym9— Kofi GOAT 🔥 (@_kofigaza) January 2, 2020The mother of all coachesWith this resumé, it’s surprising he’s still begging for a job…New job opportunity for Kwesi?Fetching the ball doesn’t usually require too many tactics, and this tweeter feels Kwesi Appiah might have missed his calling the first time.Prophet 2020?You usually get one prophecy on the 31st. I bet betters will feel it’s a bit of a waste to use it on this reallyLoyal to the endThere’s always one person who isn’t swayed and remains loyal to the end Kwesi Appiah is no longer the coach of the Black Stars.Ghanaians who were still getting accustomed to being in 2020 certainly did not expect this to be the most used line on social media on Thursday evening.However, following the dissolution of all the technical teams of the national football sides, and despite the fact that a number of other coaches are now without jobs, Appiah’s exit is the most telling.At least, that’s what’s getting the most traction on social media – ‘Kwesi Appiah’ and ‘Black Stars’ are currently two terms in the top five trends on Twitter in Ghana.Despite taking charge of the Black Stars two opening games in their AFCON 2021 qualifying campaign in November, Appiah’s continued stay as head coach of the men’s senior national team had become the subject of much debate.His contract expired in December 2019, but speculation was rife that he had been offered a new contract by the GFA.This earned the ire of some sections of the public who felt that given Ghana’s dismal showing at the AFCON 2019 tournament in Egypt, perhaps a change in management was needed.And from the reaction to his departure on social media, it’s clear this school of thought was one shared by not just a vocal minority.While a few people were just glad to be rid of Appiah, some are already looking to the future.Musical ChairsOne Twitter user is hoping for a bit of a switcheroo in the Black Stars, culminating in fan favourite Michael Essien taking up the top job.Prayers AnsweredOnly apt to give thanks once your prayers have been responded to…New king, new lawNew GFA Boss Kurt Okraku is getting lots of love online for this rather radical callRegretHaving earlier been hopeful of an Appiah masterclass, eating humble pie is something this tweeter doesn’t mindlast_img read more

Crusader preview: 10 things to know about the volleyball team…

first_img5 p.m. Sat., Sept. 26 2 Rylee Vargas12 4 teams Clearwater Tues., Oct. 6 5 p.m. Thurs. Sept. 3 Rose Hill 8 teams Mulvane 5 p.m. Tues., Oct. 6 6 p.m 5. Shuck’s style of play: Shuck said she is planning to run a 6-2 offense with two setters. “We have two really consistent outside hitters as well as a bit of height for blocking in the middle and right side,” Shuck said.  6. Crusader strengths: “Right now our strength is a positive culture and willingness to play their role,” Shuck said. “The girls may be switching from position to position depending on the performance and team we are playing.”7. Crusader weaknesses:   “We are working really hard to get consistency with our sets and also getting more swings rather than free balls,” Shuck said. 8. Key stretch for you: Wellington plans to focus on one game at a time and grow throughout the season, Shuck said. “We also plan to focus on the process and keeping our culture positive,” she said. “We had a lot of talent on the team this year so we are working on putting the girls in the right position at all times. 9. The schedule: McPherson 9 a.m. Time 5 p.m. Tues. Sept. 8 5 p.m. Tues., Sept. 15 El Dorado quad 9 a.m. Wellington #No.PlayerGrade Tues. Sept. 29 Tues., Sept. 15 Tues., Sept. 1 Mulvane 7 teams Tues., Sept. 1 Circle 5 p.m. Circle Sat. Sept. 19 Wellington quad Sat. Oct. 24 Andale Sat., Sept. 19 Tues. Oct. 20 McPherson Collegiate Wellington quad Winfield Cheney Tourn. McPherson quad Home opponent 17Keelie Cunningham11 7 teams 4 teams Thurs., Oct. 8 5 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 17 Thurs. Oct. 1 4 teams Varsity volleyball Garden Plain Tourn. Andale 4A Sub-state Augusta quad Chaparral Tourn. 6 p.m 5 p.m. Buhler 5 p.m. 4 teams TBD 18Brecken Lawrence12 JV volleyball 6 p.m Rose Hill 6Shayland French11 8 a.m. 5 p.m. Tues. Oct. 13 Collegiate Andale Rose Hill Tues. Sept. 29 Collegiate 23Tayland French12 Collegiate Tues., Sept. 22 5Reese Heasty10 5 p.m 6 teams Sat. Oct. 10 Circle 5 p.m 5 p.m. 5 teams Vallen Center Tourn. Tues. Oct. 20 Sat., Aug. 29 5 p.m. 8 a.m. C team volleyball 5 p.m. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments 14/99Kira Hills12 Clearwater 9Jenna Rausch11 Wellington Winfield Wellington Thurs. Oct. 15 7Adrienne Norris10 Winfield Mulvane 6 p.m 16Jillian Wiley11 Chaparral Tourn. 4 teams Tues. Oct. 13 Sat. Oct. 3 Tues., Sept. 22 Thurs., Sept. 10 The 2016 Wellington varsity volleyball team.by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — 10 things to know about the Wellington High School volleyball team:1. The essentials: Head coach: Hannah Shuck, first year. Record last year: 19-20. Notable accomplishments: Qualified for the state tournament for the first time in its history. 2. The new coach: Shuck is a Wellington High School graduate embarking on her first year as head coach of the varsity Crusaders. She had spent three years at Wellington Middle School before embarking on the varsity team. 3.  No. of returning starters: 1. Tayland French was a starter last season. 4. The varsity roster: Shuck did not want to designate a list of starters. There are four returning varsity planers from last season as well as eight other girls who stepped up this season. The varsity roster is as follows: Buhler 5 p.m. Winfield Winfield Tournament Circle 4 teams 11 teams 5 p.m. TBD Tues. Sept. 8 Thurs., Sept. 24 Clearwater 5 p.m. Sat., Sept. 26 Wellington McPherson Tourn. 9 a.m. 4 teams 9 a.m. 27Chloe Wilson10 Clearwater 8 a.m. 5 p.m. Collegiate quad 10 teams Rose Hill 22Gracie Fink11 Augusta quad 2nd opponent Andale The intangibles: “We are striving to be the hardest working team in the league as well as bring all the energy and effort we can every day to practice as well as to game days,” Shuck said. “Practices are important because that is where we can learn how to work together as a team and build that strong culture.”Follow us on Facebook.Follow us on Twitter. Mulvanelast_img read more

City of Olympia Participating in Asia Pacific Cities Summit

first_imgFacebook0Tweet0Pin0Submitted by The City of OlympiaMayor Buxbaum to Moderate a Panel DiscussionOlympia Mayor Stephen Buxbaum is participating in this year’s Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS). The 2013 APCS is a biennial event which has been held for the past 17 years. Information about this year’s summit, including the agenda, is available on the Summit’s website.The theme of this year’s APCS is: Reshaping the Urbanomics of Cities – City Challenges, City Solutions.  Mayor Buxbaum will moderate a panel discussion titled: “Harbor City Dialogue – Critical Path for Asia’s Marine Cities.”“This is a tremendous opportunity for me to meet with my counterparts from the Pacific Region. This is an important time for Olympia to be learning from and sharing information about sustainability and the challenges and opportunities that municipalities are facing concerning the environment and economy”, said Mayor Buxbaum.In preparation for this trip, Mayor Buxbaum met with staff and representatives from the Port of Olympia, Thurston County Economic Development Council, Saint Martin’s University, and the Lt. Governor’s Office.Michael Cade, Executive Director of the Thurston County Economic Development Council stated, “This trip represents a unique and excellent opportunity for Olympia and the region to expand international business opportunities for our local employers, manufacturers and tourism industry.  We applaud the Mayor’s initiative in developing these long term relationships that are critical to our future.”Over 68 cities from 5 continents will join this year’s Summit.  Funding for the Mayor’s travel, accommodations and registration is being provided by the Asia Pacific Cities Summit.last_img read more

Virat Kohli explains what attracted him to Anushka Sharma!

first_imgImage Courtesy: TVC/PinkvillaAdvertisement 3f4cNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs3Wingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E6ja( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 7phtrWould you ever consider trying this?😱z09qCan your students do this? 🌚7gs16uRoller skating! Powered by Firework Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma- there is no doubt about the sheer love and bonding the country’s favourite couple share with each other. The feeling that started with just a shampoo ad, is now a support system the Bollywood superstar and the Men in Blue leader have in common. Speaking to India Today, Kohli recollected the first emotions he had towards his better half in the early days.Advertisement Image Courtesy: TVC/PinkvillaThe 31 year old was present in the ‘India Today Inspiration’ hosted by Boria Majumdar,  Indian sports journalist and Consulting Editor for India Today. While speaking about his career’s journey, the Royal Challengers Bangalore captain articulated the support Anushka provides him.“She is someone who has always maintained her integrity, always been a person who does the right thing. When it comes to our relationship, her taking time to come and see me or me taking time to go and see her, it’s understanding. It’s not an effort for either of us.”Advertisement The two tied knots in December 2017, maturing a relationship that came more from comfort rather than attraction.“You know when you come from a middle-class background, these are the kind of scenarios you have seen growing up. There was a lot of comfort factor immediately. The thing that was fascinating for me the most was how relaxed and how chilled out she was for who she already was at that stage.”Advertisement Kohli starred with Anushka in a Clear shampoo ad in 2013, and the decorated Men in Blue batsman also revealed that the commercial brought them close to each other.You know how welcoming and comforting she was and how was approachable she was. Immediately we just really became friendly. I was the one probably fooling around all the time and some of the jokes were really silly but that’s how I am. I love having a good time, you know having a good laugh. And she would really find a lot of things funny as well. We got talking from thereon. I am really glad that shampoo commercial happened.”Kohli will be leading team India in their upcoming T20 series against West Indies, starting from 6th December. Advertisementlast_img read more

Madrid stunned by Leganes at home, eliminated from Copa

first_imgSteam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:412 buses bound for SEA Games opening collide in Bulacan02:14Carpio 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 Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Alaves forward Ruben Sobrino, who scored in both matches, missed the decisive penalty by sending the ball over the crossbar at Mendizorroza Stadium.Rodrigo, Santi Mina and Jose Luis Gaya all converted from the spot for the visitors, with their only miss coming from midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia after a save by goalkeeper Antonio Sivera. Alaves’ goals in the shootout were scored by Tomas Pina and Munir El Haddadi.El Haddadi put Alaves in front with a header into the top corner after a long cross by Rodrigo Ely in the 73rd, and Santi Mina equalized in a breakaway four minutes later after a making a run from near the halfway line.Sobrino netted the winner from close range following a free kick into the area.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The visitors provided the bigger threat at the Bernabeu, opening the scoring with Javi Eraso’s curling shot into the top corner of the net. Eraso picked up the loose ball just outside the area after a bad exchange of passes between Madrid defenders Achraf Hakimi and Nacho Fernandez. Hakimi’s pass was too short and Fernandez couldn’t control the ball under pressure from Eraso.After being jeered at halftime, Madrid came back strongly after the break, with Karim Benzema scoring early with a close-range shot over the goalkeeper after a through ball by Lucas Vazquez. The goal ended Benzema’s six-match scoreless streak that dated back to November.However, Leganes stunned the home crowd again less than 10 minutes later, when Gabriel Pires scored with a header from a corner taken by Eraso.Benzema nearly scored an equalizer that would have allowed Madrid to advance in the 81st, but his shot from inside the area was saved by goalkeeper Nereo Champagne. The goalkeeper also stopped Sergio Ramos from scoring with a header in the 85th.Madrid, which won the Spanish Super Cup and the Club World Cup earlier this season, endured a three-match winless streak at home before trouncing Deportivo in Sunday’s league match.On Tuesday, Sevilla advanced to the semifinals after eliminating Atletico Madrid 5-2 on aggregate. Three-time defending champion Barcelona hosts city rival Espanyol on Thursday to try to overcome a 1-0 first-leg loss.WIN ON PENALTIESTwo penalty saves by goalkeeper Jaume Domenech helped Valencia defeat Alaves 3-2 in a shootout.A 2-1 win by Alaves in regulation time of the second leg evened the series at 3-3 on aggregate. Domenech then stopped shots by Alfonso Pedraza and forward Hernan Perez to send Valencia through to the last four for the second time in three seasons. Leganes’ players celebrate their victory against Real Madrid at the end of the Spanish Copa del Rey quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Leganes at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Leganes won 2-1. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)MADRID — Real Madrid followed its biggest win of the season with its most embarrassing defeat on Wednesday, and the pressure is back on for coach Zinedine Zidane and his players.After routing Deportivo La Coruna 7-1 to give fans a glimmer of hope after a series of poor results, Madrid crashed out of the Copa del Rey with a shock 2-1 loss to Leganes at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew San Miguel Beer still unscathed; Meralco defense junks KIA MOST READ Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Playing without Cristiano Ronaldo and other regular starters, Madrid was unable to defend its 1-0 win from the first leg, being eliminated on away goals after a 2-2 draw on aggregate.“We were not supposed to be eliminated like this after having won the first leg,” said Zidane, calling the defeat the worst moment of his coaching career with Madrid. “I’m upset. It’s a big disappointment. I know it’s a difficult night for the fans.”It’s the second consecutive year Madrid has been eliminated in the Copa quarterfinals, having lost to Celta Vigo last season.Leganes, based just south of Madrid, was playing in the last eight of the Copa for the first time in the team’s 89-year history.“The key was that we believed we could achieve this, even after the loss last week,” Leganes coach Asier Garitano said. “We played a great match and everything went well.”ADVERTISEMENT The elimination in the Copa quarterfinals was the latest setback for Madrid in what has been a disappointing season.It is fourth in the Spanish league, trailing leader Barcelona by 19 points with a game in hand, and its only realistic chance of a title the rest of the season will be in the Champions League, where it faces Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16.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 folkThe Bernabeu crowd loudly jeered Madrid after the loss, with Zidane among those criticized the most after fielding second-stringers despite the big gap to Barcelona in La Liga.“We clearly failed,” Zidane said. “And I’m the one responsible for it.” Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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Indian Heritage Expo set for May 26 at Leonora

first_imgThe Guyanese of Indian Ancestry Association (GIAA) on Wednesday evening launched the Indian Heritage Expo 2018 at the Indian Monument Gardens, under the theme “Embracing Our History – Regaining Our Cultural Identity”.The keynote speaker, Dr Seeta Shah Roath told the gathering that the expo is a celebration of the many ancestors from which unique cultures were birthed, and more so, a reflection of what has been accomplished over the years in every sector.“We hear a lot about agents of change but we are the agents of continuity for future generations and we have to continue to do this or as in some other countries, our legacy will go downward instead of being celebrated, expanded and enjoyed by future generations”, Dr Roath stated.Additionally, one of the coordinators of the event, Praem Rambharak, explained that the event was planned with the intention of seeking to highlight all aspects of Indian culture and the need for Guyanese to embrace their cultural identity, as mentioned in the theme.The expo is expected to attract some 5000 persons and will feature a variety of Indian food, fashion, dances, craft, and music. The popular Guyanese cricketer, Veerasammy Permaul will also be in attendance.While the organisers have promised to have an entertaining exhibition, they have called on corporate Guyana to support the event. The exhibition will be held at the Leonora Synthetic Track, West Coast Demerara on May 26.last_img read more