Munro buoyed by recent successes

first_imgFollowing Tuesday night’s TVJ Schools’ Challenge Quiz title win, Munro College’s Track and field head coach, Orin Gordon has told his charges, “We are on a high now, so let’s aim for at least nine medals at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Championships.”The St Elizabeth-based Boys’ school made a stunning comeback Tuesday night, beating defending champions, Titchfield High 27-24 to take – their sixth hold of the prestigious 48-year-old trophy.The team, which would have been journeying to their guest house in Kingston on Tuesday night, did not get to watch the match live, but followed keenly and with much anticipation.”I have been appealing to our athletes to use this (TVJ Schools’ Challenge Quiz) as an inspiration going forward to the rest of this championships.”This year, in comparison to other years, we have a smaller team, but the quality is a little bit higher over the past two years,” he said.Munro are not new to winning, however, having won the Boys Championships trophy a total of eight times, the rural-area school has seen a long trophy drought, with 69 years passing without winning the country’s premier high school athletics title.HOPING FOR MEDALSAs coach, Gordon has an ambition for his team this year, with three athletes moving on to semi-finals, and four to the respective Boys finals.”If we could get two (or) three gold, silver and bronze, that would be a good achievement for us.”The mere fact that you medal, and to win anything at these championships is an overall victory,” he reasoned.Though Munro has had multiple titles at the annual championships, Gordon maintains that it is almost impossible for them to win this year, or any time soon, due to a lack of recruiting of athletes by his institution.Meanwhile, assistant coach Omar Bryan backed his coach, noting that the College is on a high right now, from winning the quiz and under-19 boys hockey title, which the school claimed in a 2-1 win over Excelsior High recently.”We are really happy and on a high, and things are looking good. We like it,” he admitted, while hoping the school could finish close to the top five this year.- S.F.last_img read more

Tabal puts Asian Games disappointment behind

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title SINGAPORE—Mary Joy Tabal admitted she was disheartened over her recent Asian Games performance in Indonesia.The Cebuana, the reigning Southeast Asian Games marathon queen, wound up 11th overall in her Asiad debut with a time of 2 hours, 51 minutes and 41 seconds.ADVERTISEMENT Tabal’s short break means she isn’t running half marathons everyday.Instead, she is concentrating on gym training and short runs that last under an hour.“After the Asian Games, I must rest my knees and feet because my training before that was really punishing,” said Tabal.By the second week of October, she will be back in Turin.Olympic qualifierEarly next year, Tabal plans to transfer camp in Japan and run the Tokyo Marathon on March 3, with Asics supporting anew her bid to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.“If I qualify there, I could concentrate more on my training for next year’s Manila Southeast Asian Games ,” said Tabal.If she fails in Tokyo, Tabal will try again via the Ottawa Marathon in May, the same event that sent her to Rio.She isn’t planning to run any more 42K races this year, except in Laoag City in December for the 42nd National Milo Marathon, where she is the defending five-time queen.Last year, she ruled the Milo race in her hometown the day after her father died of a heart attack. MOST READ Explosive race for top 4 PBA slots Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazilcenter_img Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Her effort was almost 17 minutes slower than Kenyan-born Rose Chelimo of Bahrain, the gold medalist who clocked 2:34:51.“I was targeting 2:45,” said the 29-year-old Tabal, the country’s representative in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“It was hot.  Even the winner said she was 10 minutes off her usual time.  But no excuses.”The 4-foot-11 Tabal is currently taking a break from her Italy training. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Over the weekend, she was in this island-city state to lend support to Asics, her apparel sponsor which has been backing her since 2013.Asics KO100 seriesAsics launched the limited edition KO100 series here to celebrate the centennial birth anniversary of its founder, Kihachiro Onitsuka.Only 1,918 pairs of each model—Onitsuka Tiger’s Tiger Corsair, Asics Tiger’s Gel-Mai and Asics’ Gel-Quantum 360—will be sold worldwide  in reference to Onitsuka’s birth year, according to Asics general manager Kenichi Harano.Onitsuka Tiger is one of the oldest shoe companies in Japan, established in 1949 by the former military officer.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

Don’t Meddle In Politics

first_imgThe exclusion from certification by Justice-in-Chambers Philip A.Z. Banks of three senatorial candidates declared winners by the National Elections Commission (NEC), has come under sharp criticism by Speaker J. Alex Tyler, warning the Supreme Court to not meddle in political affairs.Speaker Tyler on Saturday during the formal program marking the certification of winners in last month’s Special Senatorial Election, argued that there are three separate and coordinate branches of government and the Supreme Court should deal with constitutional issues.Though the Speaker’s brief remarks did not detail what he meant, some political commentators believed that he was referring to Articles 2 and 3 of the Liberian Constitution.Article 2 says that the Supreme Court, pursuant to its power of judicial review, is empowered to declare any inconsistent laws unconstitutional if any laws, treaties, statutes, decrees, customs and regulations found to be inconsistent with it shall, to the extent of the inconsistency, be void and of no legal effect.And Article 3, states, that Liberia’s form of government is Republican with three separate coordinate branches: the Legislative, the Executive and Judiciary, and consistent with the principles of separation of powers and checks and balances,… no one branch shall exercise any of the powers assigned to either of the other two branches except as otherwise provided in this Constitution.The stay order from the Supreme Court denied  the certification of Cllr. Varney G. Sherman (Grand Cape Mount);  Atty. Morris G. Saytumah (Bomi) and Dr. Jim W. Tornonlah (Margibi), meaning that if they are not certificated they would not be inducted as Senators on Monday, January 12, 2015, as prescribed in the Constitution.Some pundits believe that the “stay order” is political owing to his sour relations with President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and his interest in the President Pro Tempore position.They also argue that Cllr. Sherman is reportedly the only freshman Senator who is capable of becoming the President Pro Tempore owing to his wealth of legal and political experience and his financial strength. Atty. Saytumah of Bomi and Dr. Tornonlah of Margibi Counties were also prohibited from certification by the Supreme Court on account of alleged voters or elections fraud. Those who were certificated include Senators Jewel Howard-Taylor (Bong), Jonathan L. Kaipay (Grand Bassa), Marshall A. Dennis (Grand Gedeh), Albert T. chie (Grand Kru), Stephen J.H. Zargo (Lofa0 and J. Gbloh-bo Brow of (Maryland Counties).Others are Senators George M. Weah (Montserrado), Prince Y. Johnson (Nimba), Francis S. Paye (Rivercess), Commany B. Wesseh (River Gee) and Milton J. Teahjay (Sinoe).According to the Director of Communication at NEC, Mr. Joey Kennedy, the stay order was the first-time in the history of Liberia for an aggrieved candidate to not follow the protest procedure by complaining first to the County magistrate and then to the Board of Directors of NEC before going to the Supreme Court but instead filing a protest straight to the Supreme Court.Meanwhile, the President of the Liberia Bar Association, Cllr. Theophilus C. Gould, has expressed disbelief and disappointment in Speaker Tyler, who is an Attorney-at-Law, for judging the wisdom of the Supreme Court.Cllr. Gould added that the Speaker should be held in contempt for his public assertion against the Supreme Court.It can also be recalled that the Justice-in-Chambers of the Supreme Court, Philip A.Z. Banks III, issued a stay order on the December 16 Special Senatorial Election pending hearing into petitions filed before the Supreme Court of Liberia.The Justice-in-Chambers ordered the Chairman of the NEC to halt all campaign activities leading to the Special Senatorial Election.The petitions were filed on November 24, 2014 by a concerned group of eminent citizens due to the outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).Justice Banks took the decision based on two separate petitions for a Writ of Prohibition filed against the NEC and the Government of Liberia by Cllr. Sayma Syrenius Cephus and Atty. Edwin Martin.After arguments, the stay order was lifted and the election was held on Saturday, December 20, 2014.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Lloris backing no justification for drink driving charge – Pochettino

first_imgLloris, 31, was arrested in the early hours of Friday before being released on bail and will face a magistrates’ court hearing on September 11.But he starred in keeping a clean sheet as Tottenham won 3-0 at Manchester United on Monday.“I never considered that,” said Pochettino when asked about rumours Lloris could be replaced as captain by Harry Kane.“I was in contact with him. So bad experience for him, he apologise (to) our fans, us, the club, he showed his regret and apologised (to) all the country because the responsibility is massive.“It is massive lesson for everyone, he is punishing himself, he feels so sorry and so bad because he knows he made a big mistake.“But, in the same way, I think it is out of character and we are going to of course support him, but we cannot justify (it).”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Hugo Lloris captained Tottenham in victory at Manchester United just days after being arrested for drink driving © AFP / Oli SCARFFMANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Aug 28 – Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino never considered stripping skipper Hugo Lloris of the captaincy despite the French goalkeeper being charged with drink driving on Friday.However, Pochettino insisted his backing for the French World Cup winner is no justification for his actions.last_img read more

Man caught with €2k of cocaine and cash following Garda chase

first_imgA man who led Garda on a car chase during which he reached speeds of 150kph was later found with €2,000 of drugs in his house.Sean Murray appeared at Letterkenny District Court charged with possession of drugs and dangerous driving. The court was told that on April 29th last, Gardai spotted Murray at Kelly’s Service Station at Mountain Top in Letterkenny.They followed Murray, aged 23, and after leaving off his female passenger he took off and reached speeds of up to 150kph.He mounted a footpath and went onto grass verges as a number of pedestrians walked by.Gardai decided to stop the pursuit because of the danger to members of the public, the court was told.Later that day, Gardai called to Murray’s home address and discovered more than €2,000 of cocaine and also more than €2,000 in cash as well as a “tick list.”Murray, who is a cocaine addict, said that the drugs were his but they were for distribution to his friends.His father had died when he was just 3 years old and his mother was currently living in Australia and he had been raised by an aunt.He was supported in court by his aunt and by his girlfriend.A letter, written by Murray, was handed into Judge Paul Kelly.His solicitor, Mr Gordon Curley, told the court that his client had an addiction to cocaine and was keen to get treatment for his addiction.He added that he had held down a number of jobs including one in the circus.Judge Kelly said that these were very serious matters.He remanded Murray in custody until November 19th and asked for a probation and community service report.Mr Curley asked the court to direct that his client received all the relevant rehabilitation in relation to his drugs programme.Man caught with €2k of cocaine and cash following Garda chase was last modified: October 22nd, 2018 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:cashcocainedonegaldrugsSean Murraylast_img read more

DONEGAL SEE OFF MAYO AS THE LATE GARDA McCALLION IS REMEMBERED

first_imgDONEGAL saw off Mayo in a challenge match today – winning by 1-14 to 3-07.But the match was more about remembering the late Garda Robbie McCallion at the club he loved – Swinford.Garda McCallion died in April 2009 while on duty in Letterkenny.He was knocked down and fatally injured by a car thief.Today the community in his native Swinford came out to honour him. Garda McCallion was part of the Swinford team that won an Intermediate title in 1999 and represented Mayo at under-21 and senior level. Today the club’s new all-weather pitch was dedicated in his honour.The day began with a game between Swinford and a Garda Selection.Swinford and Mayo GAA legend Dr. Padraig Carney flew home from America especially for the occasion.Swinford GAA Chairman Michael Murtagh said:: “Robert was a huge part of the club and the community and was an extremely nice person. He always had a smile. He was a truly dedicated member of the Swinford team and brought that same dedication as a player. “He was a totally different person on and off the pitch. He was on the successful Swinford minor team of 1997 which won every match they played that year. He would have been a driving force on that team.“He played mainly centre half back. He travelled from Donegal to Swinford all the time to train and never transferred clubs.”DONEGAL SEE OFF MAYO AS THE LATE GARDA McCALLION IS REMEMBERED was last modified: May 6th, 2012 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 SEE OFF MAYO AS THE LATE GARDA McCALLION IS REMEMBEREDlast_img read more

RESULTS: SO WHERE DID YOU COME IN THE BALLYLIFFIN COASTAL CHALLENGE?

first_imgIT was cold, but it was stunningly beautiful as competitors came from near and far for the Ballyliffin Coastal Challenge – and often-gruelling 10-mile Easter Saturday race around some of Ireland’s most stunning scenery.If you took part, you can see where you came below:Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club 1 646 57.29 Pius Mc Intyre SM Foyle Valley2 230 58.09 John Harkin SM Tullamore Harriers3 128 59.32 Stephen Connor SM Individual4 498 61.10 Shaun Mc Shane SM Individual 5 485 61.18 Peter Stevenson SM Individual6 123 61.23 Noel Diver SM Individual7 76 62.03 Mark Sheridan SM Individual8 517 62.34 Martin Mooney SM Inishowen A C9 397 63.04 David Jackson SM Individual 10 378 64.10 Mark Greer SM Individual11 12 64.34 Brendan Devlin SM Individual12 156 64.36 Karen Alexander SW Individual13 459 66.13 Christian Mc Ginley SM Inishowen A C 14 257 66.20 Michael Mc Laughlin SM Individual15 2 66.58 Andrew Wallace SM Individual16 83 66.58 Nigel Buchanan SM Individual17 616 67.40 Sean Bradley SM Individual18 339 67.40 Oliver Harlin SM Individual19 596 67.55 Chris Millar SM Individual20 384 68.02 Declan Donaghey SM Individual21 184 68.06 Frank Fogarty SM Individual22 590 68.19 Brendan Mc Dyer SM Individual23 151 68.36 Jonathan Burke SM Individual24 273 68.46 Shaun Mc Daid SM Individual25 177 69.06 Kieran Harkin SM Individual26 609 69.16 Patrick Mc Callion SM Individual27 401 69.16 Kieran Coyle SM Individual28 559 69.21 John Mc Geehan SM Individual29 13 69.24 Billy Orr SM Individual30 359 69.57 Alison Rankin SW Springwell31 489 70.06 Aaron Smyth SM Individual32 424 70.09 John Paul Wilson SM Individual33 385 70.14 John Crilly SM Individual34 501 70.50 Manus Mc Hugh SM Individual35 101 71.15 Seamus Roddy SM Individual36 172 71.43 Seamus Doherty SM Individual37 332 71.45 Johnny Golgie SM Individual38 148 71.48 Tony McGinn SM Individual39 205 71.51 Danny Harkin SM Individual40 558 71.54 Noel Gallagher SM Individual41 487 72.03 Conor Mulkerns SM Individual42 349 72.13 Karen Mc Laughlin SW Springwell43 216 72.14 Shaun Boyle SM Individual44 368 72.15 Eugene Mc Cafferty SM Individual45 635 72.23 Mick Toland SM Individual46 239 72.26 Sean Toland SM Individual47 175 72.30 Dermott Kane SM Individual48 354 72.37 Michael Deery SM Individual49 309 72.39 Karen Flannery SW Individual50 557 72.44 Vinny Hegarty SM Inishowen A C51 372 73.01 John Morrissey SM Individual52 199 73.09 Kevin Grant SM Individual53 610 73.25 Adran Lynch SM Individual54 448 73.30 Patrick White SM Individual55 213 73.33 Martin Cullen SM Individual56 586 73.41 Michael Collins SM Inishowen A C57 289 73.56 Theresa Doherty SW Inishowen A C58 544 74.01 Brian Scullion SM Individual59 232 74.03 Gerry O Doherty SM Finn Valley A C60 293 74.05 Michael Mc Donald SM Individual61 369 74.32 Brendan Mc Bride SM Individual62 234 74.34 Kevin Murray SM Individual63 404 74.48 James Mc Bride SM Individual64 261 74.55 Christopher Kelly SM Individual65 556 74.57 Michael Madden SM Individual66 399 75.08 Dermot Mc Granaghan SM Finn Valley A C67 275 75.09 Conor Mc Gonagle SM Finn Valley A C68 444 75.22 Steven Doherty SM Individual69 256 75.23 Neil Hartin SM Individual70 463 75.26 Duncan O Tole SM Individual71 462 75.28 Elizabeth Mc Daid SW Inishowen A C72 295 75.31 Joanne Doran SW Individual73 28 75.31 Darren Wallace SM Individual74 197 75.54 William Mc Gonigle SM Individual75 519 75.59 Cathal Doyle SM Individual76 523 76.02 Ryan Davenport SM Individual77 483 76.05 Sharon Mc Daid SW Inishowen A C78 595 76.08 Henry Mc Kinney SM Individual79 494 76.18 Declan Carlin SM Finn Valley A C80 198 76.29 Seamus Grant SM Individual81 89 76.37 Pawel Dudek SM Individual82 611 76.39 Eamonn Mc Gonigle SM Individual83 488 76.41 Kieran Mc Colgan SM Individual84 566 77.25 Michael Doherty SM Individual85 388 77.26 Ryan Colhoun SM Individual86 310 77.27 John Flannery SM Individual87 237 77.28 Paul Mc Elhinney SM Individual88 400 77.39 Seamus Mc Laughlin SM Individual89 276 77.49 Mark Gilmore SM Individual90 539 77.51 Charmain O Brien SW Finn Valley A C91 491 77.58 Jim Porter SM Individual92 461 77.58 Seamus Mc Daid SM Inishowen A C93 435 78.15 CJ Bermingham SM Individual94 512 78.28 Jonathon Doherty SM Individual95 589 78.30 Colin Mooney SW Individual96 490 78.36 Julia Kelly SW Individual97 447 78.38 James Carlin SM Individual98 403 78.45 Ciaran Mc Laughlin SM Individual99 393 78.48 Gerard Hirrell SM Individual100 44 78.49 Henry Donaghey SW Individual101 617 78.51 Jamie Friel SM Individual102 189 78.53 Jim Doherty SM Individual103 355 78.57 Gavin Deery SM Individual104 505 79.07 Peter Mc Kinney SM Inishowen A C105 224 79.09 Michael Doherty SM Individual106 561 79.15 Sean White SM Individual107 291 79.17 Danny Mc Laughlin SM Individual108 440 79.21 Padraig Doherty SM Individual109 173 79.22 Bernard Mlaughlin SM Individual110 585 79.27 Breege Collins SW Inishowen A C111 331 79.33 Katherine Woods SW Individual112 363 79.35 Kevin Cooley SM Individual113 227 79.55 Liam Harkin SM Individual114 3 80.08 Aidan Maguire SM Individual115 546 80.13 Mary Connolly SW Finn Valley A C116 529 80.21 Ellen Doherty SW Individual117 149 80.42 Mark Nolan SM Individual118 340 80.44 Andrew Mc Gonigle SM Individual119 538 80.45 Andrew Mc Dermott SM Individual120 82 80.53 Marie McConologue SW Individual121 150 80.55 Theresa Doherty SW Individual122 330 81.12 Peter Doherty SM Individual123 214 81.13 Dermot Furey SM Individual124 88 81.18 Padraic Slattery SW Individual125 100 81.19 Stephen McGrath SM Individual126 625 81.30 Ciaran Browne M35 Finn Valley A C127 168 81.32 Sean Harkin SM Individual128 220 81.33 Michael Doherty SM Individual129 619 81.42 Brendan Lafferty SM Individual130 41 81.53 George Gill SM Individual131 265 81.53 John Farren SM Individual132 608 81.55 Aidan Browne SM Individual133 338 82.18 Conor Woods SM Individual134 297 82.20 David O Driscoll SM Individual135 446 82.26 Kevin Doherty SM Individual136 637 82.27 Mark Logue SM Individual137 47 82.29 John Torrans SM Individual138 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173.00 Teish McDaid SW Individual608 524 175.45 Michael Wilson SM Individual609 525 175.55 Bronagh Wilson SW Individual610 161 176.32 Bernie Wilson SW Individual611 228 180.26 Jude Mc Crossan SM Individual612 381 180.28 Patricia Kerr SW Individual613 382 180.30 Grainne Kerr SW Individual614 97 180.35 Sarah Delaney SW Individual615 620 180.36 Louise Walls SW Individual616 621 180.36 Nuala Cunningham SW Individual617 254 182.38 James Mc Kinley SM Individual618 85 184.22 Orla McKernan SW Individual619 206 184.22 Therese Mc Kernan SW Individual620 629 186.36 Evelyne Agnew SW Individual621 631 186.36 Mary Mc Laughlin SW Individual622 630 186.36 Siobhan Mc Laughlin SW Individual623 71 187.30 Marcella Rice SW Individual624 45 187.30 James Rice SM Individual625 1 187.30 Anita D’urso SW IndividualTotal Runners: 62531 Márta Page 16 of 16 RESULTS: SO WHERE DID YOU COME IN THE BALLYLIFFIN COASTAL CHALLENGE? was last modified: March 31st, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens 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FAMILY SAVED BY LIFE JACKETS AFTER JET-SKI CAPSIZES

first_imgA FAMILY of four were able to clamber ashore after their jet-ski capsized, it has emerged.Rescue crews say the fact they were wearing life jackets probably saved their lives.Bundoran RNLI launched to the overturned jet-ski after a distress call to Malin Head Coast Guard. The crew raced to Murvagh Beach amid reports that four people were in the water.“In overcast conditions, the lifeboat William Henry Liddington launched within six minutes of the initial request and made their way across Donegal Bay to the scene on the Rossnowlagh side of Murvagh,” said Shane Smyth from Bundoran RNLI.“The Sligo based Rescue 118 helicopter also launched to the scene.“Upon arrival, the RNLI crew found that the family of four from the North had made their way safely to shore. A member of the crew went ashore to ensure that the family were ok.” Bundoran RNLI Helm Brian Gillespie said: ‘Thankfully the family were wearing lifejackets, otherwise this could have been a much more serious situation.“We would remind sea and water users to always wear a lifejacket when heading for the water and as always if a member of the public sees someone in danger on the water to call 999 or 112 and ask for the Coast Guard.” FAMILY SAVED BY LIFE JACKETS AFTER JET-SKI CAPSIZES was last modified: August 4th, 2014 by John2Share 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:bundoranjet-skiMurvagh BeachRNLIlast_img read more

Knight runners reach postseason

first_imgThe Knight High boys’ cross country team will make the school’s first postseason appearance Saturday morning at 8:28, running in the Southern Section Div. II prelims at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut. Ninety-two minutes later, the Hawks’ girls’ team will make the school’s second postseason appearance, running in its heat of the Div. II prelims. “A lot of people are touting it, but I’m trying to downplay it, because we have some good teams on campus that should also make (the playoffs) this year,” Knight coach Ed Winczowski said. “We just happen to go first because we’re a fall sport.” He’s excited about the opportunity to compete in the prelims after the teams’ second full season of varsity competition. She is the second straight Paraclete runner to win the Alpha League title. Heidi Rocha, now running for fourth-ranked University of Notre Dame, won last year. Velasquez finished second to Rocha in last year’s race. Happy thoughts: Highland’s Josh Housinger and Lancaster’s Irvin Garcia had each won one of the two regular-season Golden League meets, so Housinger knew a victory at the league finals on Nov. 2 at Pelona Vista was not a foregone conclusion. “I went into the race kind of freaking myself out,” Housinger said. “I took a couple deep breaths, did my strides and said, ‘There’s nothing I can do now.’ ” Turns out he had nothing to worry about. Housinger beat Garcia by 11 seconds (16:25 to 16:36) on the 3.1-mile course. Lucky girl: Lancaster High’s Courtney Wheeler is fortunate cross country also is an individual sport. The Eagles didn’t have enough runners to field a varsity team for the Golden League finals, but Wheeler qualified for the Southern Section Div. I prelims as an individual by finishing third in 20:03. Rosamond High’s Julio Barrios and Justin Wire will compete as individuals Saturday at Mt. SAC, running in the boys’ Div. IV prelims. Vasquez High’s Felisha Watson will run in the girls’ Div. IV prelims. Three-peat: Quartz Hill junior Brienna Morris has competed in three Golden League finals – and she’s won all three. She captured the title Nov. 2 with a time of 18:54 on the 3.1-mile course. Sean Martin, (818) 713-3607 sean.martin@dailynews.com 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 MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week “It was a goal entering this season, and we accomplished it,” Winczowski said. “We get to run another week.” Back on top: Paraclete’s Kaitlin Huerta was second behind teammate Alexis Velasquez halfway through the Nov. 1 Alpha League finals at Pierce College in Woodland Hills. It was a familiar position for Huerta. She acknowledged she had struggled recently, finishing after Velasquez in recent meets, including the Spirits’ victory in the Div. IV/V race at the Oct. 21 Mt. SAC Invitational, in which where Velasquez beat Huerta by 23 seconds. Huerta surged near the league final’s halfway point, winning with a time of 19 minutes, 24 seconds on the 3-mile course. She beat second-place Velasquez by 13 seconds. “I’d been struggling a bit mentally, as far as realizing where I should be and that I have the potential to do the things I want,” Huerta said. “I’ve done a lot of mental training, as far as telling myself that I belong where I am … and that I was set as the leader of this team, so I wanted to get back to that spot.” last_img read more

Girls help preserve Sufi music traditions in Kashmir

first_imgWhen Kashmiri teenager Shabnam Bashir first took up classical Sufi music three years ago, she had to practise singing in secret because all the men in her family opposed her new passion.Now the 14-year-old is a proud member of what her teacher Mohammad Yaqoob Sheikh says is the first mixed Sufi singing ensemble in Jammu and Kashmir, where the music has for generations been a male preserve.“It took me two months to convince them all,” said Ms. Bashir as she joins four other girls — and one 13-year-old boy — for singing practice. “My father finally gave me permission on condition that it did not affect my regular studies.” Thousands of people in the Muslim-majority region follow Sufism, a mystical branch of Islam whose adherents seek spiritual communion through music and dance at the shrines of their saints.The songs, which use the lyrics of old Kashmiri- and Persian-language devotional poetry, date back to the 15th century. But they have evolved as a uniquely male tradition, sung by men and handed down through the male line of the family.Exception to the ruleMr. Sheikh is an exception — he learned the art from his maternal grandfather, Ghulam Mohammad Qaleenbaf, one of the region’s best known Sufi singers.“The earlier masters wouldn’t even pass it on to sons of their daughters, only sons or sons of sons,” he said. Mr. Sheikh began teaching young Kashmiris in a bid to preserve the Sufi musical tradition of the picturesque Himalayan region.He said young Kashmiris were turning away from classical music and towards protest rap songs inspired by the tense politics of the heavily militarised region, where dozens of protesters were killed last year in clashes with government forces.Facing oppositionWhen he first started teaching girls, Mr. Sheikh faced opposition from both neighbours and soldiers, and had to move the classes to a new location four times.“It looked like everything was going up in flames. I wanted to do something to save Sufiyana,” he said.Now he has trained nearly 50 Kashmiri women — although only a small minority continue to perform after marriage.Among his current students are teenagers Rehana Yousuf and her sister, who sit in a circle with their fellow musicians, heads covered in bright colourful scarves.Ms. Yousuf plays the Santoor, a 100-stringed instrument that accompanies Sufi singing, and says she was inspired to learn when she first saw Mr. Sheikh perform on television. “When I heard he teaches girls too, I developed a strong urge to learn,” she said.On the Pakistan side of the border, Sufi music is thriving thanks to a hybrid form known as Sufi Rock, in which the original lyrics are sung to electric guitar tracks and traditional tabla beats.The form has seen a recent revival with the advent of Coke Studio, a television show which features live music performances. Female performers are among its biggest stars.last_img read more