Prep roundup: La Canada holds off Cho, Crescenta Valley

By on December 25, 2019

first_img 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 MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 Sophomore Christina’s Cho’s 2-under-par 34 was not enough for Crescenta Valley of La Crescenta to get past San Marino in a Pacific League girls’ golf match at Brookside #2 Golf Course in Pasadena. San Marino used its depth to score a 222-242 victory over the Falcons (2-4 overall, 1-2 Pacific). San Marino (7-0, 3-0) was led by Lauren Lam (39) and Joyce Tsai (42). Cho, a U.S Girls’ Amateur qualifier who has gained UCLA’s interest, shot her season-low. MISSION Chaminade 288, Alemany 319: Chaminade of West Hills (2-5, 1-2) had two personal bests en route to victory over Alemany of Mission Hills (6-2, 2-2) at Knollwood. Medalist Hannah Wolf (49), a sophomore, and freshmen Alexa Halloran (53) shot their best rounds of the year for the defending Mission League champions. GIRLS’ TENNIS MISSION Chaminade 11, Notre Dame 7: Chaminade of West Hills (6-1), looking to surpass last season’s second-place finish, opened league play with a victory at Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks (6-2). Chaminade’s No. 1 singles player, senior Kate Carnahan, improved her individual record to 14-2 with a 6-0, 6-3, 6-0 sweep. GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL HERITAGE Hillcrest Christian/Granada Hills 3, Santa Clarita Christian 1: Junior Jackie Habashy and senior captain Cyndi Taylor led Hillrest Christian of Granada Hills past visiting Santa Clarita Christian 25-16, 18-25, 25-20 and 26-24. Habashy finished with 18 kills and Taylor added nine for Hillcrest Christian (4-2, 2-0). MISSION Notre Dame 3, Chaminade 0:: Senior outside hitter Nikki Candela contributed 15 kills, 10 digs and five aces to lead Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks to a 25-11, 25-23, 25-4 sweep of visiting Chaminade of West Hills in a league opener. Outside hitter Meghan Moss added 13 digs for the Knights (10-1). WESTSIDE West Valley Christian 3, Hillcrest Christian 0: West Valley Christian of West Hills (6-2, 2-0), led by Jami Barstad’s 18 assists and five aces, defeated Hillcrest Christian of Granada Hills 25-11, 25-8, 25-13. BOYS’ WATER POLO Loyola 9, Alemany 8: Loyola of Los Angeles (6-5) edged Alemany of Mission Hills (12-7) in a Mission League opener after a controversial call sidelined Alemany’s Alejandro Mirinelli for much of the game. Mirinelli was ejected for allegedly retaliating after taking a shot to the neck during play, and Alemany was unable to substitute because of the nature of the offense. Forrest Monroe led the Cubs with four goals, and Kevin Koone added three. last_img read more

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Corcorans named to American Farm Bureau committee

By on December 17, 2019

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Greg and Theresa Corcoran of Chillicothe have been appointed to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee for the 2019-2021 term beginning in March.“Dedicated Farm Bureau leaders, such as those selected to serve on national committees, remain the foundation of our grassroots organization,” said Zippy Duvall, AFBF president. “We commend them for their willingness to serve and build greater understanding between modern farmers and consumers.”As Ross County Farm Bureau members, both have been very involved in local activities, with Greg serving on the board of trustees. They also have participated in local and statewide Young Agricultural Professionals activities, which are geared toward Farm Bureau members ages 18-35. They are part owners of Corcoran Farms, a multi-generational farm in Pike, Ross and Scioto counties. The farm produces corn, soybeans, popcorn, wheat, hay and includes a Certified Angus feedlot with its own cow-calf operation. In addition, Theresa works as a physical therapist at a skilled nursing facility.Sixteen positions representing all regions of the U.S. comprise the YF&R Committee. An individual or couple may hold each committee appointment. Committee members are responsible for program planning, which includes the coordination of YF&R competitive events during American Farm Bureau’s Annual Convention each January and the Harvest for All program, which is a national hunger relief initiative.The Corcorans were nominated by Ohio Farm Bureau, whose mission is working together for Ohio farmers to advance agriculture and strengthen our communities.Learn more about the organization and its Young Ag Professionals program at ofbf.org.last_img read more

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Assam journalist killed in suspected hit-and-run

By on December 1, 2019

first_imgA television journalist was killed in Assam’s Silchar in a suspected hit-and-run case on Sunday night. Police said 43-year-old Malin Sarma, a reporter with Barak Television Network, died on the spot after a truck hit his two-wheeler near a police station. He is survived by his wife and a 13-year-old daughter. Members of the media fraternity of Silchar said Mr. Sarma was heading home after covering an event around 11 p.m. He had parked his two-wheeler by the side of the road when the truck hit him. A local union of journalists said the police took time in reaching the spot. “A man passing by informed us about Mr. Sarma lying in a pool of blood. We rushed him to the medical college where he was declared brought dead,” a union member said. ‘Simple man’Police said they were investigating whether Sarma was a victim of a planned murder or an accident. Colleagues said Sarma was a simple person who rode a bicycle for most part of his 15-year television career.Sarma was one of three journalists who died under mysterious circumstances in 24 hours. The others were Madhusudan Goswami in Guwahati and Saiful Islam in western Assam’s Bilasipara. Less than a week ago, TV journalist Subrata Kalita was attacked with a hammer in the Beltola area of Guwahati. Police arrested the assailant, who was allegedly under the influence of drugs.last_img read more

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PH squash team nets two more bronzes

By on November 28, 2019

first_imgRobert Andrew Garcia and Jemyca Aribado each claimed bronze medals in the singles’ events of squash in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games Monday at the National Squash Center in Kuala Lumpur.Garcia ranked third in the men’s singles as Malaysia’s Ng Eain Yow ruled the event to win the gold medal.ADVERTISEMENT Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony Mohammad Syafiq Kamal of Malaysia also got the silver, while Singaporean Samuel Kang Shan Mu shared the bronze with Garcia.It was the same case for Aribado in the women’s singles, as Sivasangari Subramaniam of Malaysia took home the mint.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games openingCompatriot Rachel Mae Arnold settled for silver, while Aribado and Sneha Sivakumar of Singapore both had bronze.Garcia and Aribado earlier competed in the mixed doubles event, copping the bronze medal. Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side Garcia also got a bronze with David William Pelino in the men’s jumbo doubles, while Aribado had a silver with Yvonne Alyssa Dalida in the women’s jumbo doubles and another bronze in the women’s doubles.That hiked squash’s contributions to the Philippines’ medal haul to six, after one silver and five bronze medals.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim View comments PH gets first bronze in pencak silat MOST READ Biggest Pogo service provider padlocked for tax evasionlast_img read more

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