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Lady Wildcats Complete ‘Hat Trick’ With Wins Over Lady Spartans

first_imgWhat an exciting and outstanding win for the Lady Wildcats tonight over Connersville 25-20, 25-23, 25-23.The team came together and played a great match. Kamryn McCool hit the ball very well tonight having 15 kills and adding 1 ace serve, 4 digs, and 1 block. Meredith Bohman had 8 kills. Kaitlyn Obert added 5 kills. Autumn McDaniel had 20 digs. Jenna Orschell added 2 ace serves and 4 digs.The girls will hit the gym for practice before having 3 matches next week. Thanks to all the youth that came out to support the team. You are the future of FC volleyball!Courtesy of Wildcats Coach Tanya Wirtz.It was a great night for volleyball for The FC Lady Cats as they defeated Connersville 25-8, 25-22.Lilli Stewart and Sydney Graf had 4 kills each. Anna Sacksteder added 2 kills. Sydney Graf and Kaylynn Rauch had 2 ace serves each. The level of play in this JV team has risen and they are ready to take the rest of this season to a whole new level!!We will host Union County Monday, Sept. 18th at 6. Our season record is 9-5 and our EIAC record is 6-3. Come out Monday and show ur support to your Lady Cats!!!Courtesy of Wildcats Coach Jill Mergenthal.The Freshman Lady Wildcats played a great game tonight beating the Connersville Lady Spartans in two sets 25-15, 25-17!The team played great together and it is great seeing them grow! Rae Ertel led the team in aces with 4 followed my Kloe Bolos with 3. Abby Mitchum led them team in aces with 4! I’m so proud of this freshman team!We have our EIAC conference tournament next Saturday, September 23 at South Dearborn!Courtesy of Wildcats Coach Logan Allen.last_img read more

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‘Tax Day’ deals offered to ease the ‘fiscal pain’

first_imgBatesville, In. — In an effort to ease the pain of Tax Day 2018 several companies have put together deals, discounts and freebies. Hopefully, this list will make the pain more manageable.Boston Market. On Tuesday, April 17, any guest who dines in-restaurant at Boston Market can get a $10.40 Tax Day Meal Special, which includes a Half Chicken Individual Meal with 2 sides, cornbread, a regular fountain beverage and a cookie.Bruegger’s Bagels. Bruegger’s Bagels brings back its annual Tax Day deal for a whole week, April 11-17, to match the extended tax filing season and lighten taxpayers’ load. Starting April 11, participating bakeries will offer Bruegger’s famous Big Bagel Bundle for just $10.40 with a downloadable coupon from the company’s website – a significant $3.50 “deduction” from the standard price.Chuck E Cheese. This tax season, families can enjoy a guaranteed return at Chuck E. Cheese. The Tax Day (Tue, 4/17 – Thurs, 4/19) offer: Buy any large pizza, get one large cheese pizza free. U.S. only.Firehouse Subs. Firehouse Subs Firehouse Subs is inviting guests to stop by to receive a free medium sub when they purchase a full price medium or large sub, chips and a drink (valid Tuesday, April 17 through Thursday, April 19, 2018). Please click here for a link to the offer.Hardee’s. To ease the pain of Tax Day in the U.S., Hardee’s is offering customers a free Sausage Biscuit on April 17, 7-10 a.m., local time, courtesy of its new “Tastes Like America” campaign. Each Sausage Biscuit contains a sausage patty on a freshly baked Made from Scratch Biscuit. Hardee’s famous Made from Scratch Biscuits are handmade with real buttermilk and baked fresh each morning starting at 4 a.m. Be sure to say the password,  “Made from scratch,” to redeem.Quiznos. To celebrate Tax Day, Quiznos To celebrate Tax Day, Quiznos is offering a 10.40 percent deduction off any purchase including catering, on April 17 to new or existing Toasty Points loyalty app members at all participating U.S. locations. Also, Quiznos fans who download the Toasty Points loyalty app will receive a free 4-inch sub upon download.Schlotsky’s. Schlotzsky’s Tax Day just got that much more appetizing because Schlotzsky’s is offering a free small original sandwich with the purchase of chips and a medium drink. This offer is only available on Tuesday, April 17 and is sure to delight the taste buds of many.Office Depot: Shred up to five pounds of documents, including tax records, for free through April 28 at Office Depot and OfficeMax stores with a coupon available at www.officedepot.com/shredding.Applebee’s: Get $1 margaritas, which the chain calls the Dollarita, through April 30.Captain D’s: On Monday and Tuesday, the chain has a $10.40 deal, which includes six pieces of its signature batter-dipped fish, one family side and six pups.Chili’s: Participating locations have a $5 Cuervo Blue Margarita special for Tax Day Tuesday. No coupon is required. Just ask your server for this special offer.McDonald’s: Participating restaurants in select locations across the country will have special Tax Day deals Tuesday. Check with your closest location. Download the McDonald’s smartphone app for additional savings.Sonic Drive-In: Get half-price cheeseburgers Tuesday. Limit five per customer at participating locations. Also every day after 8 p.m., Sonic has half-price shakes, floats and ice cream slushes.White Castle: Through Tuesday, get 15% off any in-Castle purchase.last_img read more

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David Silva quits Man City

first_imgRelatedPosts Aguero could be out of action until November, Guardiola says David Silva recovers from COVID-19 Man City top players test positive for coronavirus David Silva has announced his departure from Manchester City.Silva has confirmed he still plans to leave City at the end of this season. “When I say one thing, I move forward. I am sorry, I have been here 10 years and I have fulfilled what I wanted,” he told AS.“The cycle closes here, but I will always keep this club in mind for everything I have lived.“From the first moment people have treated me incredible.“Here they have a great respect for you, people give admiration towards you.“Now my family and I need another challenge.” Tags: David SilvaManchester Citylast_img

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Mancini expecting tough Swans clash

first_imgManchester City manager Roberto Mancini believes Swansea could be “very dangerous” when the two sides meet at the Liberty Stadium. Press Association Mancini has also shrugged off yet more speculation over his future. The Italian feels he is not being given due credit for his achievements at the Etihad Stadium as a number of names have been linked with his position. Malaga boss Manuel Pellegrini’s name resurfaced this week as it was reported the Chilean’s agent dined with City director of football Txiki Begiristain in Madrid. City have not commented on whether Begiristain did meet Jesus Martinez but, even if he did, as the agent also represents a number of players it could have been for other reasons. Speaking at a press conference, Mancini added: “I hope that he had a good dinner! I think this is not true, but if he went I don’t have any problem.” Besides that, Mancini feels his record at City, having won an FA Cup and a Barclays Premier League title, bears scrutiny and after signing a five-year contract last summer he is confident in his position. Mancini, who has also won a Community Shield, said: “In general, in the last six months, you have written everything. You started six or seven months ago with Pep (Guardiola), (Jose) Mourinho, Pellegrini, (Carlo) Ancelotti, Brendan Rodgers. “I have four years (left on my) contract. I know that I work with serious people, like (chairman) Khaldoon (Al Mubarak) and (owner) Sheikh Mansour. I think that if there was another manager who won three trophies in three years you would say nothing about this manager. “I don’t know why you, in general, continue to ask or say these things.” center_img The Swans have enjoyed another successful season in the top flight, sitting comfortably in mid-table with a trophy in the cabinet following their Capital One Cup success in February. “Swansea did very well last year, a good season, and continue to play very well this year,” said Mancini. “They won a trophy – I think that for them was very important. At this moment, they can play without a problem. For this reason, they could be very dangerous.” last_img read more

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Joe Ward has to settle for silver in Doha

first_img Ward, 21, showed his aggression from the start, but was outfoxed by the Cuban’s defensive work as La Cruz won by unanimous decision over three rounds. La Cruz was leading in the first and second rounds, even though Ward was able to land a few blows of his own. By the time Ward found his groove in the third it appeared too late, although the Cuban did need attention for a cut above his eye. Joe Ward failed in his bid to land light-heavyweight gold at the AIBA World Boxing Championships after Cuba’s Julio Cesar la Cruz defeated the Irishman in Doha. Press Associationcenter_img However, La Cruz was able to see out the fight largely untroubled, winning his third world medal in the process. Ward’s displays at the World Boxing Championships mean he has secured his berth at the Rio Olympics next year. Ward said on www.rte.ie: “Overall, it’s been a great championships. I’m going back (to Ireland) with a silver medal and going to Rio. “I’m going to learn from this now and all I can do is get better and improve with that fight and see how we go in the Olympic Games.” Michael Conlan was crowned Ireland’s first men’s AIBA world champion on Wednesday after a unanimous points victory over Uzbekistan’s Murodjon Akhmadaliev in their bantamweight final. last_img read more

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Britain win gold in men’s team sprint

first_imgBy Martyn HermanRIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Reuters) – Britain won the men’s track cycling team sprint gold for the third consecutive Olympics after defeating New Zealand yesterday, with Callum Skinner anchoring them to victory in the first event of the track programme.Skinner, Jason Kenny and Philip Hindes set the third Olympic record of the day to beat the world champions by the narrowest of margins.Britain clocked 42.440 for the three laps of the 250-metre circuit, 0.102 seconds quicker than New Zealand who were bidding for their first Olympic gold in the discipline.Despite reports of the track being slow beforehand, Britain set an Olympic record in the qualifying round. New Zealand, anchored by Eddie Dawkins went even quicker in round one and Britain went faster still in the final.New Zealand led early in the race but Britain surged back. France beat Australia to win the bronze medal.last_img read more

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Griezmann, a True Bleu with Uruguayan Affinity

first_imgHe never goes out without his maté (a tea-like infusion popular in South America), speaks perfect Spanish, and has a daughter whose godfather is a Uruguayan central defender. But if you think we are talking about a Celeste player, then you would be wrong.The man in question is France striker Antoine Griezmann, who spoke to us about the upcoming quarter-final between the two sides, an occasion that is sure to be an emotional one for a player who describes Uruguay as his “second country”.Just hours after helping France beat Argentina to move into the last eight at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, the Bleus front man was marveling at Uruguay’s defeat of Portugal. “I’m very emotional about them qualifying because I love the country and the people,” explained Griezmann. “I’ve got a lot of friends there. It’s going to be a great game to play in and a really emotional experience too.” The France man, who even describes his style of play as “Uruguayan, not unlike Cavani”, began his love affair with the country of three million at Real Sociedad, where his coach was Martin Lasarte. Thrown in at the deep end by the former Uruguayan player, Griezmann was taken under the wing of another Charrua, team-mate Carlos Bueno.It was the ex-Paris Saint-Germain man who introduced Grizou to maté – which the Frenchman now takes with him on every trip – and who made him fall in love with another of his former clubs: Penarol. Griezmann is such a diehard, in fact, that he never misses a match and knows all the fans’ songs.“I’ve always had at least one or two Uruguayans at my clubs,” said Griezmann, who hung out with Diego Ifran at the San Sebastian club and then Christian Rodriguez on his arrival at Atletico Madrid, where he has also formed close friendships with Jose Gimenez and Diego Godin.“Diego is a great friend,” continued the France forward. “I’m with him every day, on and off the pitch, and that’s why he’s the godfather of my daughter. He made me want to sign for the club.” Discussing the Frenchman’s love of all things Uruguayan, Godin said: “He loves who we are, our customs and our music, and he drinks more mate than me.”Aside from his feelings for the country, the 27-year-old attacker also appreciates the playing style of a nation that won the inaugural FIFA World Cup in 1930. “The way they play and their spirit remind me of my club: very tough at the back and lethal up front. To my mind, Edinson Cavani is the best striker. He works for the team, he’s always calling for the ball, and he never gives up on anything. And when he’s in the box, he just needs a touch or two to get a shot off.”An integral part of Antoine Griezmann’s career, Uruguay and he are about to come together again, but this time on opposing sides of the pitch, in a love match in which there can be no room for sentiment.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

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Outdoor ice, freezing temperatures bring Badgers back to youth

first_imgWisconsin hockey squads posted a pair of wins Saturday in the Camp Randall Hockey Classic.[/media-credit]Saturday sure was a great day — and night — for hockey.An announced crowd of 55,031 fans packed Camp Randall Stadium and created an unforgettable atmosphere as Wisconsin and Michigan took the ice for outdoor hockey.The players did their part as well, as junior defenseman Brendan Smith scored two late power play goals to seal a come-from-behind victory for the Badgers.It was neither a conference game, nor a post-season game, but for Smith, the Culver’s Camp Randall Hockey Classic was just about as good as it gets.“When you’re a young player skating on the ice, all you’re thinking about is winning the Stanley Cup and this was pretty damn close,” he said. “It’s just an unbelievable feeling.”The energy the crowd brought to historic Camp Randall Stadium turned a regular season matchup into something so much more, and sophomore forward Jordy Murray could feel the chills coming the moment he stepped into the tunnel — and they weren’t caused by the chilly 21-degree weather.“I figured it would be crazy, but I just had chills even standing in the tunnel,” Murray said. “That first step out there, hearing the crowd, seeing them hanging over the side, was something else; words can’t describe it.”Once Murray and the rest of his teammates took the ice, they focused on a competitive hockey game with retribution for an early season loss to Michigan on their minds.But even in such a tight game, head coach Mike Eaves admitted he was caught up in the electric environment.He couldn’t help but admire the crowd that surrounded him.“We were very cognizant of the surroundings,” Eaves said. “We were looking around and saying ‘look at these people, they’re jumping around, they’re not sitting.’ It was an awesome atmosphere.”The game went back and forth without many scoring chances for either side in the second period, and it was the fans that provided the extra jolt of energy needed as the game moved into the third.At the 14:59 mark in the third period, the UW stadium crew gave the Wisconsin hockey team a moment it will never forget — an experience the football team knows all too well — as they blasted “Jump Around” through the speakers.It may have been a different sport on the FieldTurf at Camp Randall, but one thing remained the same — the stadium shook.“When the fans did the ‘Jump Around’ and everything, I got the chills down the back of my neck,” tri-captain Blake Geoffrion said. “It was unbelievable.”Even Eaves had the urge to jump around.“I felt my knees start to buckle a little bit and getting into it,” he said.In fact, the whole UW bench was caught up in the madness that ensued.“When that ‘Jump Around’ came on all the boys got excited,” Smith added. “We all wanted to jump around.”Behind the added energy of a classic UW ritual the Badgers responded with a thrilling comeback. And as they walked back into the tunnel they were greeted by yet another gridiron tradition.“In Lambeau we had the Lambeau leap because that is what they do there and here it was running up the tunnel and giving all the students high fives who were hanging out,” Eaves said.With the second-largest crowd to ever watch a collegiate hockey game braving the Madison cold, Eaves said he thinks the Camp Randall Hockey Classic could see a second edition in the future.“I hope so. I’ll share this with you — Scooter, who was the older gentleman that was the ice doctor here… he actually feels that doing it at the college level makes a whole lot more sense than the pros,” Eaves said. “Because if you do it every four years, you have a whole new crop of students that haven’t experienced it.”“After what happened tonight… I think we can get that upper part of the stadium full, based on what happened tonight.”But while all these great moments with the crowd certainly played a role in the excitement that resulted from Saturday’s game, it was the way the game ended that turned two-plus periods of uneventful hockey into an instant classic.Sure, the theatrics surrounding the play on the ice were memorable, but according to a physically drained Geoffrion it was Smith’s late game heroics that made the Camp Randall Classic that much more special.“I lost a lot of energy there with everything and being so excited to get out here,” Geoffrion said. “But you know what, 3-2 victory and the way we did it; couldn’t be any better.”last_img read more

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Leavey to let grad students rent iPads

first_imgUSC Graduate Professional Student Senate will announce the launch of a new program today that will allow graduate students to check out iPads from Leavey Library  starting in spring 2012.The program is expected to help graduate students remain competitive in the job market, Jaclyn Selby, GPSS director of academic affairs, said in an email.For graduate students to remain competitive in this job market, it’s helpful for them to be able to have access to an iPad for even a short time to be able to explore new applications in their respective fields, or to test out new teaching methods in the classroom,” Selby said.Selby said the iPads will benefit undergraduate students who have graduate students as teaching assistants.“Having even a few of these iPads available for check-out could have some tremendous benefits to graduate students on campus, and indirectly to the undergraduates for whom they are TAs,” Selby said.Some students, including Zach Cianci, a freshman majoring in business administration, are not convinced the iPads will be useful or worthwhile.“It just doesn’t seem practical,” Cianci said. “Students would have to either have an iPad or an Apple laptop to transfer everything.”Ekaansh Anand, a graduate student studying computer science, said she will probably not use the iPads, though she sees them as beneficial for graduate students.“I probably wouldn’t use this unless I forgot my own laptop, but this is a privilege earned by graduate students,” Anand said.No decision has yet been made regarding how long students will be able to check out iPads, nor regarding whether additional libraries will offer the service.GPSS will host a digital graduate student multimedia tools workshop to inform students about technology available to graduate students today at 1 p.m. at the Forum in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center.last_img read more

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Liverpool ready for Leeds encounter

first_imgIn the nights other encounter Hull welcome Championship leaders Newcastle. Liverpool will have changes in their side for tonight’s League cup quarter final at home to Leeds.Reds boss Jurgen Klopp says Simon Mignolet will start while Daniel Sturridge misses out due to a calf injury.Klopp says no matter who he picks they will need to be ready for a good challenge from Leeds who are currently fifth in the Championship.last_img

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