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Bloods prevail in grand final rematch

first_imgBy Nick Creely DDCA TURF 1 REVIEW – ROUND 5 It started off in odd fashion, but ended with a vital win for…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

Night racing kicks off

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Celtic braced for Manchester City raiders

first_imgCeltic manager Brendan Rodgers has a goalkeeping dilemma to resolve before Manchester City turn up for their Group C Champions League match in Glasgow on Wednesday.The Scottish champions shipped seven goals at Barcelona in their opening group game and Rodgers needs the safest pair of hands he can find to keep out some of the most lethal finishers in English soccer.City have scored more than anyone in the Premier League this season, leading by four points and winning 10 out of 10 games in all competitions under new manager Pep Guardiola.Their latest victims were Swansea City, rolled aside 3-1 on Saturday with Argentina striker Sergio Aguero scoring twice.The first goals Aguero scored in English soccer were against Swansea, in 2011, when Rodgers was in charge and the manager needs no reminding of the Argentine’s talents.He may, however, have to put his faith in a man whose confidence was described only last week by former Celtic striker Chris Sutton as “shot to pieces”.Unconvincing Dutch goalkeeper Dorus De Vries was substituted at halftime due to injury in Celtic’s 6-1 Scottish Premier League win over Kilmarnock on Saturday, with Scotland international Craig Gordon the replacement.“Dorus strained his chest when he landed. He could have played on but we had Craig there fit and capable and I didn’t want to take any risk with it so we will see how Dorus is over the next couple of days,” Rodgers told reporters.The Northern Irishman said he would have no qualms about fielding Gordon against City, who beat Borussia Monchengladbach 4-0 in their opening group game thanks to an Aguero hat-trick.“He’s more than capable. He’s a brilliant shot stopper, he’s improving his game with his feet all the time,” he added of a player who drew Sutton’s criticism after a high challenge in a Scottish League Cup quarter-final against Alloa.City will be a very different class of opponent to Kilmarnock, but Celtic will still feel buoyed by Saturday’s win.“It’s a great game for us. Games at home here at Celtic Park in the Champions League are really special nights,” Rodgers said.City will feel the likely loss of Belgian midfielder Kevin de Bruyne, to a hamstring injury, but they have plenty of other options with Raheem Sterling ready to relish the reunion with his former Liverpool boss.One more win would also allow Guardiola to equal his predecessor Manuel Pellegrini’s club record of 11 consecutive wins, achieved last season.Wednesday’s game is the first between the two sides in European competition, but Celtic have several ex-City players in their squad including defender Kolo Toure, Scott Sinclair and on-loan winger Patrick Roberts.“People are saying that Celtic are the weakest team of the group but, believe me, we know it’s going to be really hard because they’re a really strong team when they play at home,” City defender Pablo Zabaleta told the Mirror newspaper.“We won’t be thinking about what happened to Celtic against Barcelona.” (last_img read more

Hazard plays down incident with Malmo fan

first_imgEden Hazard downplayed the disturbing scene which saw him hugged by a pitch-invading fan at the final whistle of Chelsea’s 2-1 win at Malmo.The culprit’s grip was released only when the Belgium forward handed over his shirt and UEFA are likely to investigate.The fan, one of at least four from the home stands who encroached onto the playing surface, was escorted off by stewards, holding the shirt.Hazard appeared unnerved, but later brushed off the moment.“It’s not an incident. He just asked for my shirt,” said Hazard, who came on as a second-half substitute in Thursday night’s Europa League last-32 first leg in Sweden.Chelsea responded from their embarrassing 6-0 mauling at Manchester City, but were less than convincing and received a stark warning from head coach Maurizio Sarri afterwards.Chelsea appeared to be coasting at 2-0, through goals from Ross Barkley and Olivier Giroud, but Anders Christiansen’s strike 10 minutes from time means the Blues’ progression to the last-16 is no formality.Sarri’s future remains in doubt ahead of a crucial week: Monday’s FA Cup tie with Manchester United, next Thursday’s second leg with Malmo and the February 24 Carabao Cup final with City. The Wembley date is followed by the Premier League clash with Tottenham.The 60-year-old Italian said: “If we concede a goal like this to a team like Manchester City or United or Tottenham, then you risk conceding three goals in 10 minutes. So we have to do better, I think.“We need to have continuity and consistency, I think, in the mental condition to be able to approach every match with the same level of application, determination and attention.“You know very well that, if you are in bad mental condition in England, in 10 days you can lose three or four very important matches.“So we need consistency. We have to approach every match in the same way. It’s not easy, but we have to try.”Sarri was content with the performance, which saw Chelsea’s first away goals in 2019 after losses to Arsenal, Bournemouth and at the Etihad Stadium.“I am happy because we played with a very good level of confidence,” Sarri added.“It wasn’t really very easy after the last match. But, today, we were confident because we moved the ball also inside our box.“We need to think we have to gain qualification in the next match at Stamford Bridge. We have to play because they are really very compact, very solid.”As well as the small pitch invasion, UEFA is likely to scrutinise Malmo supporters’ use of flares and the throwing of drinks over the partition between home and away fans.Malmo were playing for the first time since beating Besiktas to reach the knockout stages due to the domestic off-season during the harsh Swedish winter.Boss Uwe Rosler was pleased with his side’s performance.“We’ve not shown any respect to Chelsea, especially in the beginning of the game,” Rosler said.“Chelsea didn’t have a single chance before they scored.“I’m pleased with the way we approached the game, tactically and mentally. They showed us respect. They brought (N’Golo) Kante and Hazard on. There’s a reason for that.”The late goal has given Malmo a chance of an upset.Rosler added: “The odds were against us in the beginning, and are again now. But we rewarded ourselves for the way we played.”last_img read more

DeMarcus Cousins injures left quadriceps early in Game 2

first_imgGolden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins reacts after falling to the floor during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers in Oakland, Calif., Monday, April 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)OAKLAND, California — Starting Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins’ postseason could be in jeopardy after he injured his left quadriceps muscle in the first quarter of Monday night’s 135-131 Game 2 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round of the playoffs.“There’s a pretty significant quad injury,” coach Steve Kerr said. “We’ll get an MRI tomorrow. But he’s going to be out for, I’ll just say a while because I think it’s not clear right now how long he’ll be out. It’s significant.”ADVERTISEMENT Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Tim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’ Last summer, Cousins came to the Warriors seeking a chance, even though he was working back from the season-ending surgery after injuring the Achilles while with New Orleans. Cousins joined the two-time defending champions for $5.3 million, a low-risk move for Golden State general manager Bob Myers that worked out well for everyone.“We’ll miss his low-post dominance, of course. We’ll miss his screen-setting, his energy out there,” Thompson said. “I’m hoping for a speedy recovery because we really need him if we want to make this run.”Kevon Looney filled in and scored a career-high 19 points making all six of his shots. Looney will be called upon to fill the void along with recently signed center Andrew Bogut, who rejoined the Warriors for another run and to provide depth down low for this exact scenario.The Warriors locker room was more subdued than usual.“It’s tough for sure, you feel for him considering all he’s been in this last year,” Stephen Curry said of Cousins. “This is a big stage, the playoffs. He’s been looking forward to this. I don’t know the extent of the injury at this point but hope he gets back sooner than later. But just man to man in terms of him and what he’s been through, it’s tough. There’s no sugarcoating it. You hate seeing that opportunity on this big stage taken away from him like that.”ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Comelec assures no disruption in operations with retirement of execs SEA Games: Didal, Means assure PH of 1-2 finish in Game of Skate PLAY LIST 01:16SEA Games: Didal, Means assure PH of 1-2 finish in Game of Skate01:25SEA Games: PH dancesport plucks 5 gold medals in standard events01:07SEA Games: PH dancesport plucks 4 gold medals so far02:14Carpio 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 LATEST STORIES P260,000 each in aid to displaced Marawi folk released by US Duterte says he will appoint Gamboa as next PNP chief MOST READ ‘Duterte legacy:’ Gov’t boasts achievements so far Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Sarah Geronimo’s ‘Tala’ enters Billboard’s world digital song sales chart View comments Barcelona relying on Pique for another top performance vs Manchester United This is a terrible blow for Cousins in just his second career playoff game following a nine-year wait. The big man returned in January from a nearly year-long absence following surgery for a torn left Achilles tendon.He hobbled to the locker room at the 8:09 mark of the first quarter. At the 8 1/2-minute mark Cousins stole the ball from Patrick Beverley in the back court and tried to retrieve the loose ball when went down in front of the Golden State bench and grabbed at his left quad.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs“We’ll rally behind him, tell him it’s far from the end of the world, tell him he has so much great basketball ahead of him,” Klay Thompson said. “He believes that. … He’ll bounce back. I know he will. He’s a fighter.”Cousins had two points, two rebounds and an assist in just less than 4 minutes. He fouled out of Saturday’s 121-104 Game 1 win with nine points, nine rebounds and four assists in 21 minutes.last_img read more

RB couple ordered to muzzle dogs, get insurance

first_imgIt labeled both dogs – Jack, described as part-pit bull, part-shepherd; and Cher, a Labrador-border collie mix – “potentially dangerous,” and spelled out 10 conditions for the couple to keep them. The city of Redondo Beach held a hearing Monday in response to complaints that one or both dogs had killed at least three pet cats along Avenue D. Former City Attorney Jerry Goddard, representing Redondo Beach as a consultant, presented Widman with documents dating to April 2004, when animal control authorities first reported that a dog at the Haueters’ address had attacked a cat. Resident Raoul Rodriquez described watching both animals tear apart his 12-year-old feline, Toes, after they got loose in June. “It kind of puts (Haueter) on notice that he can’t just let his dogs out anymore,” Rodriquez said. By Kristin S. Agostoni STAFF WRITER A hearing officer umpiring a dispute over two Redondo Beach dogs has decided both canines pose a significant public safety threat, and that their owners must purchase liability insurance, pay special fees and muzzle the animals during walks. Lance Widman, a Hermosa Beach school trustee who runs a South Bay dispute resolution service, issued his four-page ruling Thursday concerning the animals owned by Chris and Melissa Haueter. At the hearing in City Council chambers, Chris Haueter was apologetic and didn’t dispute the fact that his pit bull-shepherd mix had killed other animals, including backyard possums and squirrels. Although both of his dogs were subject to the hearing and Widman’s subsequent ruling, Jack was blamed for most of the incidents. Haueter told Widman the canine’s hunting instinct had taken over, but that he would never harm humans. “We will do our best to comply with the recommendations,” he said Thursday, adding that he didn’t want to give up either animal. “Anyone is welcome to come meet my dogs,” he said. But Melissa Haueter questioned how the couple would be able to live up to the order, which mandates that they secure $100,000 in liability insurance, plus pay the city $500 per year per dog in “dangerous animal” fees. “It doesn’t look promising that we’re going to be able to be insured with any animal that’s labeled as potentially dangerous,” she said. “I don’t know what we’re going to do.” And even though she admitted Jack had a hunting instinct, she questioned why their female Labrador-border collie mix – described as one-tenth pit bull – was also subject to the order. “How do they say that Cher applies?” she asked. “What did Cher do?” In weighing the testimony this week, Widman said he was convinced that both animals engaged in previous acts that posed a public safety threat in the community. The ruling also forces the couple to “securely contain” the animals on their property, whether it be by building a fence or kennel or leaving them inside a garage, Widman said. The dogs must wear muzzles when walked on leashes. Assistant City Attorney Cheryl Park, who advised Widman throughout the administrative hearing, said the Haueters have the option of appealing the decision in Los Angeles Superior Court. The ordeal in Redondo Beach follows two other recent dog scares in the South Bay. Early last week, a pit bull mauled a Torrance mail carrier, and last Friday a pair of others terrorized two Gardena children who were out walking their Jack Russell terriers. The children escaped injury, although a neighbor broke her leg while running from the dogs and a police car crashed en route to the scene. kristin.agostoni@dailybreeze.com160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

Base preparing ‘great’ airshow

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECalifornia’s bungled $1 billion accounting system Details include figuring out how to move and park the more than 100 display aircraft, arranging for 30 buses to transport visitors, having 60 golf carts for personnel to use while managing the event, and figuring out how to get 50,000 cars onto the base and parked in a timely manner. “This is tough stuff,” Bedke said. “If you don’t think through it, you’re in for tough times.” The show Saturday and Sunday will feature 20 flying performances, including demonstrations by the F-22A Raptor fighter, a flyby of a MQ-1 Predator unmanned aircraft, and flights by the Royal Dutch Air Force flight team and the U.S. Air Force’s precision flying team, the Thunderbirds. A planned flight by a B-2 bomber has been dropped from the schedule, base officials said. A B-2 will be displayed on the ground. Other scheduled performances include the Army’s Golden Knights parachute team, a hang glider demonstration by paraplegic Dan Buchanan and flights by a B-1B bomber, a B-52 Stratofortress, an F-18 Hornet, NASA’s ER-2 research aircraft, and the C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft. For Saturday and Sunday, gates will open at 7a.m. and flying will start at 10a.m. Each day’s activities will wrap up at 4:45p.m. For more information about the event, call 661-277-3510 or 661-277-NEWS or visit the Web site at james.skeen@dailynews (661) 267-5743 IF YOU GO Edwards Air Force Base will host an open house and air show Saturday and Sunday. The show will feature 20 flying performances, including demonstrations by the F-22A Raptor fighter, a flyby of a MQ-1 Predator unmanned aircraft, and flights by the Royal Dutch Air Force flight team and the U.S. Air Force s precision flying team, the Thunderbirds. Gates open at 7 a.m., and flying will start at 10 a.m. Each day s activities will wrap up at 4:45 p.m.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! PALMDALE – Inviting tens of thousands of people in during the weekend to see an air show requires a huge amount of planning and cast of hundreds, the commander of Edwards Air Force Base told civic leaders Tuesday. Speaking before a luncheon of the Antelope Valley Board of Trade, Maj. Gen. Curtis Bedke said base personnel have been planning for months to try to make this weekend’s open house a smooth, enjoyable event. The event could draw as many as 125,000 people each day, the general said. “It’s going to be a great air show,” Bedke said. “It’s high-stress for those of us working it, but it’s a real kick too.” In a speech he called “the making of an air show,” Bedke highlighted some of the scores of details that have to be addressed to host an event of the scope of the open house and air show. The event involves virtually every aspect of base life, including security police, public affairs, transportation and arranging for emergency services. last_img read more

Spurs reveal Jan Vertonghen did not suffer a concussion against Ajax

first_img LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS REVEALED Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card REVEALED Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury no dice A club statement said: “Following a thorough review over the past 48 hours by our medical staff as well as by an independent neurologist with special interest in sport-related concussion today, it has been concluded that Jan Vertonghen did not suffer a concussion during Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final first leg against Ajax.“The Belgium defender suffered an injury to his nose due to a challenge during the game which resulted in heavy bleeding. He was deemed fit to continue playing after an on-field assessment. All Football Association concussion guidelines were followed. LIVE ON talkSPORT BEST OF The Belgium defender suffered a sickening head injury in the Ajax clash and – after briefly trying to return to action – retched on the side of the pitch and had to be helped down the tunnel, barely able to walk unaided.The decision to allow Vertonghen to come back on has sparked a debate about concussion protocol, even though Spurs say their defender passed all relevant tests – and their treatment and actions have been backed by UEFA.Vertonghen came through further tests on Wednesday and an independent specialist has also ruled that concussion was not suffered, though did advise a short rest, making him unlikely to play in the Premier League game at Bournemouth on Saturday. Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move REPLY Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won huge blow center_img Eintracht Frankfurt vs Chelsea (Thursday, 8pm) – talkSPORT 2West Ham vs Southampton (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Cardiff vs Crystal Palace (Saturday 5:30pm) – talkSPORTDerby vs West Brom (Sunday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2 Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Tottenham have confirmed defender Jan Vertonghen did not suffer a concussion during Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final first-leg defeat to Ajax.The club ruled out concussion after an assessment with an independent neurologist on Thursday. ADVICE shining Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Vertonghen struggled to walk down the tunnel Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ talkSPORT is your home of live football! Here’s what’s coming up on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2… 1 “Jan was immediately withdrawn as a result of the player informing medical staff that symptoms were developing suddenly and that he no longer felt stable standing up.“We have been advised that this was the result of a presyncopal episode, a near faint.“The specialist has recommended that the player undertakes a brief period of rehabilitation before returning to training.”last_img read more

Valerie E. Shelton Dicus, 37

first_imgValerie E. Shelton Dicus age 37 of Salem passed away Saturday, August 20 at St. Vincent Hospital of Salem.Valerie was born June 4, 1979 in Salem the daughter of Tony Shelton and Karen Hopkins Shelton. She is survived by her parents:  Karen Shelton and step-father: Tim Shelton and Tony Shelton all of Salem, two sons:  Tristen and Skylar Kimbrough both of Salem, a daughter:  Kalen Shelton of Salem, three brothers:  Logan, and Seth Shelton both of Salem and Justin Shelton of Austin, Indiana, and grandmother:  Jessie Shelton.  She was preceded in death by grandparents:  Delbert and Jane Griffen and Clayton Shelton. Cremation was chosen and there will be no services. See related story –

Lawrence County Inmate Roster – 7.27.17

first_img07/25/2017 0928 03/09/1995 *********** M LAWRENCE C 0.00POWELL,CODY A 47D01-1610-F6-1318 00000000204 DRUG COURT VIOLATION Court: SUPERIOR COURT I Date/Time: -0000Citizen? Yes Birth Place Country: US City: BEDFORD State: INClass:____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________07/25/2017 1210 05/27/1977 *********** M LCPD 0.00PRINCE,TIMOTHY 47D01-1706-F6-890 00000000079 FAILURE TO APPEAR CR Court: Date/Time: -0000Citizen? Yes Birth Place Country: US City: BLOOMINGTON State: INClass:____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________07/25/2017 1431 03/13/1988 *********** M LAWRENCE C 0.00CARROLL,DAVID J 00000000145 PAROLE VIOLATION, ST Court: Date/Time: -0000Citizen? Yes Birth Place Country: US City: KNOX CO State: INClass:____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________07/25/2017 1548 05/24/1995 *********** F MITCHELL P 0.00GRAY,BILLIE JO ON-SITE CHARGE 00000000053 RESIDENTIAL ENTRY Court: Date/Time: -0000Citizen? Yes Birth Place Country: US City: SHANADOAH VAL State: VAClass:____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________07/25/2017 2040 07/30/1989 *********** F BEDFORD PD 0.00GEARY,ERIKA N 47D01-1508-F5-1035 00000000079 FAILURE TO APPEAR CR Court: Date/Time: -0000Citizen? Yes Birth Place Country: US City: BEDFORD State: INClass: FELONY____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________07/25/2017 2125 04/09/1970 *********** M BEDFORD PD 505.00WILSON,SAMUEL ON-SITE 00000000058 THEFT Court: Date/Time: -0000Citizen? Yes Birth Place Country: US City: BEDFORD State: INClass: MISDEMEANOR J A I L  M A N A G E M E N TArrest Report for Courts07/25/2017 thru 07/26/2017Book Date Time DOB SSN Charge Charge Sex Arr Ag Bail Bail AgencyCause No. Code(s) Description(s)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________07/25/2017 0225 04/04/1995 *********** M LAWRENCE C 755.00LEE,RANSOM W ON-SITE 00000000182 POSSESSION OF METHAM Court: Date/Time: -0000ON-SITE 00000000129 MAINTAINING COMMON N Court: Date/Time: -0000ON-SITE 00000000128 POSS OF PARAPHERNALI Court: Date/Time: -0000Citizen? Yes Birth Place Country: US City: LAWRENCE State: INClass: FELONY____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________last_img read more