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first_img—Offensive lineman Danny Pinter has become the first of Indianapolis’ nine draft picks to sign his rookie contract. The 6-foot-4, 306-pound Ball State alum was selected in the fifth round last month, No. 149 overall. Pinter played high school and college football in Indiana and now will have a chance to play in the NFL with his home-state team. Pinter signed a four-year deal worth roughly $3.6 million. NHL-COYOTES-COHEN OUTAP Source: Coyotes president Cohen no longer with teamGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Coyotes president and CEO Ahron Cohen is no longer with the organization.That word from a person familiar with the move, who spoke to The Associated Press Tuesday on condition of anonymity because no formal announcement has been made. No other details were provided. A person familiar with the discussion told The Associated Press that MLB did not make an economic proposal during its opening presentation. The meeting lasted between three and four hours. An agreement with the players’ association is needed to play ball.Baseball owners gave their go-ahead to their proposal on Monday, a plan that could lead to the coronavirus-delayed season starting around the Fourth of July weekend in ballparks without fans.Players agreed March 26 to a deal in which they would be paid a prorated share of salaries based on the portion of the 162-game schedule that is played. As part of the deal, if no games are played they would receive service time for 2020 matching what they earned last year. Players are more interested in medical protocols and testing designed to protect them from and detect the new coronavirus.Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker criticized major leaguers for not being willing to cut pay further. A member of the family that controls Hyatt hotels, Pritzker’s net worth has been estimated by Forbes at $3.4 billion.VIRUS OUTBREAK-NBA Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditVIRUS OUTBREAK-BASEBALLAP source: No MLB economic plan in 1st session with playersNEW YORK (AP) — As Major League Baseball made an opening presentation to the players’ union Tuesday on terms to start the coronavirus-delayed season. Purdue’s top defender to enter basketball transfer portalWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — First, Nojel Eastern entered his name in the NBA draft. Now the rising senior has put his name into the NCAA’s transfer portal.Either way, it sounds as if the Purdue guard could become the second veteran in a month to leave the Boilermakers program after coach Matt Painter made the announcement Tuesday. Center Matt Haarms announced in April that he would play his final season at Brigham Young.As a junior, Eastern averaged 4.9 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists while shooting just 42.0% from the field and 48.5% from the free-throw line. He will have one year of eligibility remaining.GOLF-SOUTH KOREA-WOMEN MLB-VIRUS OUTBREAK-MARINERSMariners say some on staff taking 20% pay cutsSEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have informed its personnel working under uniform employee contracts that certain employees will have a five-month reduction in pay, but there will be no furloughs or layoffs through Oct. 31.The pay reductions of at least 20% are for staff making $60,000 or more. The UEC covers employees on the major league coaching staff, coaches and coordinators in the minor league system, scouts and performance coaches. Those with larger salaries are expected to take a cut more significant than 20%. UEC employees will receive full benefits through October.Approximately half of its employees working under a UEC will not have any reduction in pay. The team had previously told employees working under the UEC that they would receive full pay through May 31. AP Source: Poll of NBA players shows desire to play, if safeMIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the results of poll of NBA players taken by their union says there would be “overwhelming” support for any plan that has this season resuming in a safe way amid the coronavirus pandemic.The poll conducted by the National Basketball Players Association was informal but gave a clear sense that players would like to not only get to the playoffs but also resume at least some of the regular season, according to the person who shared details with The Associated Press on Tuesday on condition of anonymity because it was not to be detailed publicly.The NBA suspended its season on March 11 with 259 regular season games remaining. Players have been paid in full on each of the four paydays that have followed, though that will change Friday when most of the league sees a 25% reduction in their paycheck.Players stand to lose roughly $850 million in gross salary if the regular season is not resumed and the NBA exercises its right to withhold roughly 1.08% of each player’s salary for any game that is ultimately canceled. May 13, 2020 In other virus outbreak-sports news:—Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has opened the door for professional sports to return to the state. Ducey said on Tuesday that professional sports, including MLB, NBA, NHL and NFL can resume without fans on Saturday. The state is slowly starting to reopen during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.—As Pac-12 football coaches pitched an NCAA-mandated uniform start to the season, some of the latest plans to fight the coronavirus in California further muddled how college teams will return to play in the West. Washington coach Jimmy Lake said Tuesday in a video conference with reporters that he would prefer for all major college teams to begin six weeks of preparation for the season at the same time.— The club that hosts the Wimbledon tennis tournament says it has made donations worth about $1.5 million to emergency services and charities amid the coronavirus pandemic. The All England Club says it has also made contributions to a relief program to support players whose income is affected by the virus outbreak. This year’s grass-court Grand Slam event was canceled on April 1. It is the first time Wimbledon has been shelved since World War II.— The NCAA has canceled both sessions of the NCAA Basketball Academy in July because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The sessions were scheduled for July 20-26 at Utah, Winthrop, Wichita State and Connecticut. Up to 1,600 players from the high school graduating classes between 2021 and 2023 were to be selected to the academy, with up to 400 assigned to each region during the two sessions. The 150-player field is topped by Park Sung-hyun, Kim Sei-young and defending champion Choi Hye-jin.,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 Women’s golf starts up in South Korea — without fansSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean women’s golf tour is starting up again with the KLPGA Championship opening on Thursday, an event that will be played without fans on the course.Women’s golf in South Korea joins Korea’s professional baseball and soccer leagues, which have already restarted in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.The tournament at the Lakewood Country Club located east of the capital Seoul was originally schedule for April 30 through May 3.Organizers said social distancing will be practiced by players and tournament officials. Players will also have hand sanitizers available. It was not clear if players would take coronavirus tests. — USA Gymnastics will not hold any top-tier events the rest of this year. The organization announced Tuesday it is scrapping the U.S. Classic and the national championships because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization had initially hoped to reschedule the events for later in 2020 after Tokyo Olympics were pushed back to the summer of 2021.— On the day they were supposed to hold a parade to mark their 2019 WNBA championship, the Washington Mystics have revealed plans for what the team is billing as a “virtual celebration.” The Mystics originally planned to take to the streets of the nation’s capital on Tuesday, but that was scrapped because of the coronavirus pandemic.— The Diamond League event in London is the latest track meet to be canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The meet had been scheduled for July 4-5 at the Olympic Stadium. British Athletics says, “the decision has been made in light of the ongoing global pandemic.”—London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he believes it is too early for the Premier League to be planning a resumption of the season amid the coronavirus pandemic. Premier League clubs Arsenal, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Tottenham and West Ham all play in the capital. The mayor’s office says the league should resume only “when it is safe to do so.”— Swedish soccer players will not be required to take a test for COVID-19 before practice sessions or matches. Players will instead have to fill in a self-assessment form each morning before arriving at training or a match. The club doctor will then assess whether the player is healthy enough to take part. Players must stay at home if they have any symptoms. Cohen has been with the Coyotes since being hired in 2015 as chief operating officer and chief legal officer by previous owner Andrew Barroway. Cohen was named president and CEO in 2017 after Steve Patterson stepped back to serve as a consultant and adviser after a year on the job.Alex Meruelo purchased a 95% stake in the team less than a year ago and signed general manager John Chayka to a long-term contract extension early in the 2019-20 season.The Coyotes were still in contention for a Western Conference playoff spot when the NHL season was put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.Cohen practiced as a corporate attorney in Phoenix before joining the Coyotes.PURDUE-EASSTERN TRANSFE NFL-CARDINALS-PETERSONTEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have re-signed cornerback Kevin Peterson to a one-year contract.The 26-year-old Peterson played in 14 games last season and started three.He was pushed into a bigger role because of Patrick Peterson’s six-game suspension and Robert Alford’s season-ending injury. He had 16 tackles, two passes defended and six special teams tackles after joining the team off waivers from the Rams in September.In other NFL news: Associated Press Update on the latest in sports:last_img read more

Hoosiers next stop for Badgers

first_imgSenior forward Scott Lorenz will look to provide the offense spark for UW against the Hoosiers.[/media-credit]The University of Wisconsin men’s soccer team will fight to extend its season at the Big Ten Tournament Thursday in Bloomington, Ind.The No. 5 Badgers will take on No. 4 Indiana Thursday morning, both battling for a spot in the semifinals and for bid to the NCAA Tournament.Although the Badgers lost their first encounter with the Hoosiers 1-0 earlier in the year, they come into the tournament with a 3-3 Big Ten record, including a 2-0 win over No. 1 seed Ohio St. and a 2-1 overtime win against No. 3 seed Northwestern. Those wins — along with a 5-3 record in its last eight games — give the team a lot of confidence going into the tournament.“We showed we can compete with anybody in the Big Ten, so I’m expecting us to do well,” said UW senior goal keeper Alex Horwath. “I think we can go three games in a row and hopefully bring it back to Madison.“Indiana is talented, but we’re definitely not afraid of them. We’re excited to play them; we’re looking forward to the opportunity,” he continued.With the top five teams in the Big Ten standings finishing within only a game of one another, the Badgers feel the tournament is an open contest. They also understand that they have to perform well in this tournament to get a chance to play in the NCAA Tournament later this year. For the Badgers, the rest of the season is essentially a win-or-go-home situation.“Everyone’s focused for this week,” UW senior forward Scott Lorenz said. “We know that we have to at least get to the championship game — if not win it all — to guarantee ourselves a tournament bid, which is one of our preseason goals. So, for that to be still attainable is a lot of motivation for us going into the weekend.”With the schedule turning into the postseason, the dynamic of the game shifts, as there are no longer any draws and games may ultimately be decided by penalty kicks. UW’s practice Tuesday ended with about 20 minutes of pure penalty kicks, trying to find out who will take the kicks and also what goalkeeper will defend against them. The No. 2 goalie, Jamal Habibi, looked to have much better reads and made several saves compared to a seemingly lost Horwath. This may be due to a injury Horwath suffered a few weeks ago, but the coaches have discussed changes on the defensive side come penalty kicks.“If we get into that situation with penalty kicks, you want confident people in those spots, whether it’s the goalkeeper or your shooters,” said UW head coach Todd Yeagley. “And if [Horwath]’s not feeling great and we feel that one of our other keepers can give us a boost, then we wouldn’t be afraid to make a change for the penalty kicks only.”Wisconsin has been successful this year in overtime, going 3-1-2, though the team is looking to put the game away well before that is necessary.“We’re trying to win it ahead of time, but if overtime were to happen, we’re confident, and we know that we have the fitness to pull through in one of those situations,” Lorenz said.While the Badgers are nursing a few injuries, the Hoosiers have injury concerns of their own, as well as the loss of their star center back, Tommy Meyer, who will be ineligible due to a red card in a previous game. Indiana will have to patch a hole in an otherwise tight defense, and Wisconsin feels this will be an area they can really attack.“Meyer is their biggest player — certainly very good in the air — and we feel that we can take advantage of that from the run of play, off of restarts and in changing some matchups,” Yeagley said. “Without Meyer on the field, it does change how Indiana plays. However, they have a lot of good players they can move into that spot.”The Badgers face the Hoosiers Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Armstrong Stadium. If they win, the Badgers will then take on top seed Ohio State in the semifinals.last_img read more

See all the 10 clubs Ghana’s Samuel Inkoom has signed for since 2009

first_imgBlack Stars full-back, Samuel Inkoom has signed for his 10th different club in the last decade.Inkoom penned a contract with Georgian side FC Samtredia, in a free transfer from FC Dunav Ruse.Samtredia becomes the 10th different club Inkoom has signed a contract with at since he left Kumasi Asante Kotoko in 2009.Eight of those clubs had Inkoom on their books on permanent deals while two others have been loan moves.Inkoom, who was a key member of Ghana’s U-20 World Cup-winning squad back in 2009, has seen his career take several twists since then.At right-back, Samuel Inkoom was a beast for the Black Satellites at the tournament. Defenders could not cope with his direct runs down the flank and forwards struggled to get past him.The exploits of the then Asante Kotoko defender earned him a move to Swiss club Basel where he won the local double.He then moved to Dnipro in Ukraine in 2011, and after loan stints with Bastia in France and Greek side Platanias signed for D.C. United in the MLS.Over a two-year period, Inkoom also signed for Boavista, Antalyaspor and Vereya but his career took a nosedive when he was handed a ban from all football-related activities by FIFA after a pay dispute with his agent.Inkoom enjoyed a long run as the Black Stars first-choice right-back, making 46 appearances. He was also part of the side that finished runners-up at the African Cup of Nations to Egypt in 2010.Inkoom signed for Bulgarian side Dunav Ruse in 2019 before joining FC Samtredia.A timeline of Inkoom’s club career2009–2011 – Basel – 43 appearances2011–2014 – Dnipro – 27 appearances2013 – Bastia (loan) – 4 appearances 2014 – Platanias (loan) – 15 appearances2014 – D.C. United – 2 appearances2015-2016 – Boavista – 8 appearances2016 – Antalyaspor – 15 appearances2017 – Vereya – 12 appearances2019 – Dunav Ruse – 18 appearances2020 – FC Samtredialast_img read more

Eric Weddle: Rams’ cornerbacks are ‘best I’ve ever played with’

first_img“There’s a lot to be excited about,” Weddle said. “I’m just going to fit right in, do my job and win a bunch of ballgames.”Weddle, 34, is entering his 13th NFL season after spending three seasons with the Ravens and nine with the Chargers, who selected him in the second round of the 2007 draft.He finished last season third on the Ravens in tackles with 68. He led the Chargers in tackles five of his nine seasons but left the team after falling out of favor with since-fired coach Mike McCoy. “We have a chance to be special on defense with the pieces that we have,” Weddle said. “Obviously, starting with A.D. Obviously one of the best players in the NFL at all positions and now being able to scheme up and do things that help him to give him an advantage even more so, to let him wreck havoc. He’s an amazing talent, an amazing person, the way he works everyday. There’s a reason he’s the best player in the league.”Weddle hasn’t been in Los Angeles long, but is impressed by what he’s seen so far this offseason, especially from cornerbacks Marcus Peters and Aqib Talib. Related News Eric Weddle’s transition back to the west coast has been smooth thanks in large part to his new teammates.During his Friday appearance on “Total Access” from the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament, the Rams safety commended the team’s defense, particularly two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year Aaron Donald, as he expressed his excitement to join them. Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott taking legal action against event staffer he had altercation with “Those guys are super, super smart,” Weddle said of the duo. “The instincts are off the charts. Play-making ability. … Those two are the best I’ve ever played with in my career of guys that play with vision, play the ball, understand routes, trust a safety that is going to alert them and put them in a position to make plays knowing that I have their backs. I’m extremely excited to get on the field with them, give ’em those live reps, live-game atmosphere and take this secondary to the next level.”The former Ravens veteran reportedly fielded nearly a dozen offers following his release from Baltimore before agreeing to a two-year deal with the Rams in March. He had previously stated that he would consider retiring if the Ravens cut him, but backtracked those comments and doesn’t appear to have any regrets.  Redskins’ Derrius Guice downplays hamstring injury Melvin Gordon addresses Chargers holdout: ‘I want to get paid’last_img read more

South Sound YMCA Teaches Madison Elementary Students To Swim

first_imgSubmitted by the South Sound YMCAWhen the third grade students from Madison got off the bus at the Downtown Y on September 24 it was hard to tell who was more excited; the Madison students or the Y staff greeting them.  The Y planned and prepared for this week for months and we wanted to make sure their experience was awesome and that they learned important swimming skills.  This week of free swim lessons counted towards their PE grade and we wanted all 40 of them to do well!The results more than exceeded our expectations.  With drowning as the second leading cause of death for youth (ages 2 to 14), it i important that kids know what to do in an emergency.  We are thrilled that 92 percent of the participants can now return to the edge of the water or pool if they accidentally fall in and 80 percent now have the skills to swim out of a strong, open-water current.  In addition, 68 percent of the kids increased their swimming ability by one full level and 15 percent increased by two levels!  (A full article about the Y’s swimming program can be found here.)The teachers were thrilled by the impact the lessons were having on the kids back in the classroom.  They told us that the kids were more excited to come to school, their self-confidence increased, and that the lessons gave the students something to look forward to.  On swim days, third grade attendance was near perfect.Changes were also evident to the parents of the kids.  One mom told us that her daughter came home excited and full of pride on the days she went to the Y.  The girl insisted that her mom take her to the Y to show off her newly learned swimming ability!We are grateful to our donors and the Olympia School District for their generosity in helping this program succeed.At the Y, we believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve.  That’s why, through the Y, thousands of youth in our community are cultivating the values, skills, and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, and educational achievement.For more information, visit the Y’s website. Facebook2Tweet0Pin0last_img read more

Samuel Seghers aims for second medal alongside Pini.

first_imgSeghers and Pini will compete in the 100m freestyle final in lanes five and two respectively.The 20 year old did well in his heat this morning recording a time of 51.62 sec, faster than Pini’s 51.94 sec.Both swimmers finished first in their heats.Seghers finished second in the 100m butterfly final to win silver behind Pini who won gold yesterday.last_img

Police Officer Charged With US$10,000 Theft

first_imgA police officer accused of robbing a Chinese business national of US$10,000 on Friday, February 14 appeared at the Monrovia City Court, charged with theft of property.Defendant Mamadee Kelleh, chief of operations at the Zone-One depot on Bushrod Island, Monrovia, was Kelleh was arrested on January 30, charged with theft of property.He allegedly stole the money from Madam Lily Lee, an executive of Canned Woods Incorporated, a timber company located in northern Liberia, Lofa County.It is alleged that Kelleh was asked by Madam Lee to take possession of the US$10,000 from one of her business partners in the vicinity of the National Port Authority (NPA).After collecting the money, which he was instructed by Madam Lee to Instead of delivering the amount Madam Lee’s manager—one Amara—as Madam Lee had instructed Kelleh, the defendant, Police Officer Kelleh immediately disappeared with the sum.Unfortunately, at Friday’s hearing Kelleh’s lawyer failed to secure his criminal appearance bond that would have prevented him from being sent to jail.Under our law, the crime is bailable.“Kelleh is a big criminal; he stole the company’s money and he must be punished for his action,” an irate Madam Lee said told journalists at court.  “I trusted him so much; that was why I asked him to do that favor for me,” Madam Lee explained in tears.“The only auction for me to get the money is to go to court, because I have tried contacting some senior police officers about the matter and they refused to assist me,” the complainant alleged.“The police failed to arrest him and he was still working at his Zone-One depot as head of operations,” she claimed.She added “I trust the court system and I believed it will help me to get justice.”According to the court’s Writ of Arrest, defendant Kelleh’s action was wicked and criminal and violated Section 15.51 of the new penal law of Liberia, which crime—theft of property—the defendant had been accused of.The Writ read that on January 30, with criminal intent, Kelleh purposely received cash in the amount of US$10,000, intended for Madam Lee. Out of deception, he converted the money to his personal use and deprived Lee and company of the sum.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

How Many Moseses?

first_imgHow many boys have we sent down the river?How many came back to lead us home?How many have fought and died for us to be free?How will the next generation be shown?The prince of Egypt grew up in pharaoh’s houseAt his coming of age, he learned the truthHe asked the man, whom he called “father”, aboutWhy his people were slaves,That he saw making bricks since the days of his youthThe man said that the burden was on his shouldersTo raise an empire from the depths of the sandsAnd marry it with the glory and splendour of the NileTo make it into a respected and prosperous landOn the backs of people who were working in piles:The chosen people who were doomed to be slavesAnd the burden was on the shoulders of the slavesTo carry sand, mud and straw to the pyramids in single fileAnd build them high into the skyWhile down in the dust, their souls were engravedThe God of Israel heard the peoples dispirited cry,And freedom slowly unfolded in the hearts of the brave…How many boys have we sent down the river?How many came back to lead us home?How many have fought and died for us to be free?How will the next generation be shown?It’s the burden of the emperorAgainst the trials of MosesIt’s the word of the CreatorAgainst the idols of manThe workers of iniquityAnd the faith of the chosenFormed our unique world history,And now here we standHere we are, born to be rulers:To uphold the principles of the holiest people in the universe,Against the immorality of the oppressorsAnd the wickedness that they plannedIt first started with the slaughter of young brown boys –Population control, they were cast into the river –Lest the Hebrews should grow mightier than the children of HamBut Moses was saved so we could walk through the desertAway from Egypt, to claim a better, new promised landSo the truths that we hold to be evident and righteousWritten on stone tables by God’s own hand,Served as a guide, a light, to right usAnd lead us into His kingdom with Christ at His right handSo it’s the walk of the faithfulAgainst the talk of the faithless,The mark of the beast versus the seal of the Lord;The ark of the covenant and the dove of peaceVersus the gods of the global elite and the eagle of warHow many boys have we sent down the river?How many came back to lead us home?How many have fought and died for us to be free?How will the next generation be shown?So Moses’s real Father came to him in the hillsAnd revealed Himself in a bright burning bushHe told Moses to go and free the children IsraelFrom the hold of pharaoh, no matter how tough it lookedThe Most High was with him;The rod and the staff, lined up on the horizonBetween future and past –Was dipped into the sea, which caused a great chasm –From shore to horizon,So they walked down a dry pathFrom shore to horizon,From past to future:Without a threat from Poseidon,Into freedom at lastInto the depths they went riding,His army washed up in pursuit:But pharoah survivedOnly to die in old age,Shamed by the truth and mocked by his wrathThere can be miraclesWe can achieveWe will get there, somehow…Somehow, we willOnly if we have faith and obedience to believe…How many more boys must go down the river?How many will come back to lead us home?How many will fight and die for us to be free?And how will the next generation be shown?Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

In Pictures, Gor reign supreme over Sharks

first_imgA Gor Mahia die hard fan singing the K’Ogalo anthem with passion. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAExperienced Davis Omweno, who officiated in 2014 FIFA World Cup as first assistant was the center referee of the clash that was  a late-kick off in the double header.Center referee Davis Omweno in action. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAGor was entering the clash fresh from booking a first round ticket to the CAF Champions League where they will meet Espérance de Tunis while Kariobangi Sharks came to this encounter at the back of a 1-1 draw away to Chemelil Sugar.Kariobangi Sharks defender Pascal Ogweno dribbles the ball past Gor Mahia attacking midfielder Francis Kahata. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAGor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr made changes to his team, starting Philemon Otieno and Bernard Ondieki upfront as Samuel Onyango and Bernard Omondi ran either wing. His Kariobangi counterpart made changes in the goal after welcoming his first choice keeper John Oyemba.Gor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr issuing instructions to his charges during their KPL match against Kariobangi Sharks. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAKariobangi Sharks head William Muluya plotting Gor Mahia downfall. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAJust as has been their tradition since Kerr took charge last July, K’Ogalo started with immense pressure. In the sixth minute they had their first effort at goal, Guikan glancing a header wide from Samuel Onyango’s cross.Gor Mahia forward Ephraim Guikan reacts after a missed opportunity. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAHowever, in the 10th minute, Gor were wheeling away in celebration, roles changing from the first chance, after Guikan set up Onyango who slotted the ball past an on rushing Sharks custodian, Oyemba.Gor Mahia forward Samuel Onyango wheels away in celebration after scoring the opening goal during their Kenyan Premier League clash against Kariobangi Sharks on February 25, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluGor Mahia fans welcomed the opener that saw Gor take charge of the game.Gor Mahia fans following the match at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos. Photo/RAYMOND MAKAHAYAIn the 21st minute, Sharks found themselves level courtesy of an Oluoch howler. The shot-stopper let the ball slip between his legs from a Omwenga long range free-kick.Kariobangi Sharks players celebrating the equaliser against Gor Mahia. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAKariobangi Sharks players celebrating with the technical bencj=h after Bolton Omwenger netted the leveller. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAGor Mahia players disappointed with their keeper Borniface Oluoch after his howler gifted Kariobangi Sharks the equaliser. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAIn the 25th minute, Guikan had another go at goal but his shot from the edge of the box was weak after a little pretty back-heel assist from Kagere.Kariobangi Sharks keeper John Oyemba wins the ball in the air against Gor Mahia’s Bernard Ondieki during a Kenyan Premier League match in Machakos on February 25, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluAt the half hour mark Onyango almost made it two for Gor in similar fashion as he had done in scoring the first, breaking off on the right to meet a Kagere pass but this time Oyemba made a superb stop for a corner.Gor Mahia’s Samuel Onyango reacting after missing a chance. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYABoth teams headed to the break sharing the spoils, but it was Gor who were disappointing after letting the lead slip out of their hands.Gor Mahia players walking out of the pitch during half time disappointed. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAKariobangi Sharks head coach William Muluya walking out of the dug out for half time pep talk. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAIn the 76th minute, Gor came close with Kahata’s freekick landing inside the six yard box from the right but Kagere’s touch was too much, the ball flying over.Gor Mahia talisman Meddie Kagere reacts after his chance was well defended. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAGor Mahia and Kariobangi Sharks players battle for space against Gor defence. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAHowever, five minutes later, Gor made it 2-1 with Guikan tapping in unmarked at the far post from a Kagere cross.Gor Mahia lethal forward Ephraim Guikan surging through before scoring the winner for K’Ogalo. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAGor Mahia Ephrem Guikan celebrates his goal with teammate Bernard Ondieki. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAGor Mahia fans keenly following their team. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAThe reigning league champions will only have two days of rest before facing Tusker FC at the same venue on Wednesday.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Gor Mahia fans cheering their team in their Kenyan Premier League match against Karaiobangi Sharks at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Sunday 24th, February 2018. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYANAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 25 – Despite a howler from keeper Boniface Oluoch, Gor Mahia showed a character of a champion when they cemented their dominance over Kariobangi Sharks with a 2-1 win on their return to the Kenyan Premier League after continental duty. Here is how it went down in pictorial at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Sunday.As the ritual, the Green Army sang with passion the K’Ogalo anthem before kick-off in a match that was played under sunny conditions.last_img read more

MAN CAUGHT WITH FORGED PRESCRIPTION GIVEN A ‘CHANCE’

first_imgA man who forged his doctor’s prescription but was caught after he spelled the name of the medication incorrectly has been given the benefit f the Probation Act.Ryan Keenan, 19, added an order of Xanax (valium) tablets to the prescription he got from his doctor in Letterkenny.But Keenan was foiled when an eagle-eyed pharmacist noticed the prescription had been spelled incorrectly when he called to the chemist on June 1st, 2011. When the error was pointed out to Keenan by staff at the Central Pharmacy, he fled.Staff at the pharmacy contacted the man’s doctor, Dr Brian McColgan, and he contacted Gardai.Keenan, of 20 Foxhills, Letterkenny, pleaded guilty at Letterkenny District Court in February to using a medical certificate knowing it to be false under Section 26 of the Criminal Justice Act.The court heard how Keenan had become addicted to drink and drugs but his main problem was that he had issues with dealing with people and was extremely shy.Judge Paul Kelly warned Keenan that he was putting himself in danger by taking tablets which had not been prescribed to him.“You are putting yourself in danger I trying to get medicines which are not prescribed for you. If you do this you are putting yourself in serious danger,” he said.The court heard that Keenan was enrolled on a FAS course and was due to travel to Pittsburgh in the US on February 11th for six weeks.Judge Paul Kelly today gave him the benefit of the Probation Service and warned him “I’m giving you a chance – don’t let me see you here again.”MAN CAUGHT WITH FORGED PRESCRIPTION GIVEN A ‘CHANCE’ was last modified: April 22nd, 2013 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:GardailetterkennyprescriptionRyan Keenanlast_img read more