Roberts Bank Terminal Field Studies Continue

first_imgThe Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is continuing field studies in November 2017 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project.The port provided an overview of field studies that will be taking place in November 2017, including the Coastal Geomorphology, Abiotic Parameters Study, Outdoor Recreation, and Recreational Trail Use Survey.According to the port, prior to starting any studies, they will obtain any required permits and landowner permission before accessing private property.The Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project is a proposed new three‐berth container terminal on Canada’s west coast that would provide 2.4 million TEUs of additional container capacity annually. At the moment, the project is undergoing a federal environmental assessment by an independent review panel, under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012, and requires other permits and authorizations before it can proceed. Subject to environmental permits and approvals and a final investment decision, construction could begin in 2018 and would take approximately five-and-a-half years to complete.last_img read more

UPDATE: FOUND-Police need assistance finding missing 12-year-old

first_imgOriginal Story: The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the assistance of the public in locating 12-year-old Jaysen Miller. Jaysen was last seen on Tuesday, April 28 around midnight at his residence in Jefferson County.Jaysen was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt with gray just below the neck on the front and gray Nike shoes. Jaysen has blondish brown hair and blue eyes. He is approximately 5’1″ tall and weighs 110 pounds.If anyone knows of his location please contact Jefferson County Central Dispatch at 812-265-2648. Madison, IN—Update: The Jefferson County sheriff’s Department report that Jaysen Miller was found safe and sound on Thursday afternoon.  They thank the public for assistance. last_img read more

Pakistan ban Jamshed for one year in corruption probe

first_img(REUTERS) – Former Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed has been banned for a year for failing to cooperate with the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) regarding an investigation into corruption, the governing body said yesterday.Jamshed, who has played 48 one-day internationals for Pakistan, was suspended from all forms of cricket in February for violating the PCB’s anti-corruption code.“Anti-Corruption Tribunal has imposed one-year ban on cricketer Nasir Jamshed for non-cooperation with PCB ACU. More charges will be brought up in the near future,” the PCB said on their official Twitter account.The 27-year-old did not participate in the first two editions of the Pakistan Super League (PSL but is alleged to have played a major role in the spot-fixing scandal that engulfed the Twenty20 tournament earlier this year.Batsmen Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif were handed five-year bans for their role in the scandal, while paceman Mohammad Irfan and all-rounder Mohammad Nawaz received respective suspensions for 12 and two months.last_img read more

The Latest: Michigan says 2 more athletes test positive

first_imgVirginia says two football players have tested positive for COVID-19 and will self-isolate for at least 10 days, along with other members of the program found to have come into close contact with them.The school says 110 players were tested when the player returned to campus beginning July 5 for voluntary workouts. The players were all tested before the workout began, the school says. It adds that none of the players that tested positive have required hospitalization.The tests were administered by UVA athletics sports medicine.The players with positive test results will self-isolate for 10 days, or until they have been fever-free for at least three days, whichever is longer. They also will undergo cardiac screening before they are permitted to join daily sports functions.The school did not indicate how many others were determined through contact tracing to have come into close contact with the players infected. It also did not indicate whether any coaches or other football staff have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. All those found to have come into contact with the infected players will be asked to self-quarantine for at least 14 days and are unable to participate in daily sports functions in that time.___San Francisco Giants star catcher Buster Posey is the latest big-name player to skip this season because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.Posey announced his decision on Friday. He says his family finalized the adoption of identical twin girls this week. The babies were born prematurely and Posey said after consultations with his wife and doctor he decided to opt out of the season. Posey had missed three practices while dealing with a personal issue.Posey joins other big-name players like Dodgers pitcher David Price, Washington first baseman Ryan Zimmerman, Colorado’s Ian Desmond and Arizonna pitcher Mike Leake in deciding not to take part in the 60-game season this year. More AP sports: and — Josh Dubow reporting.___The Red Sox and Blue Jays will play two exhibition games at Fenway Park before baseball’s delayed regular-season opener.Toronto will visit Boston on July 21 and 22 before heading down to Tampa Bay for its opener. The Red Sox are scheduled to open at home against the Baltimore Orioles on July 24.___ July 10, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The University of Michigan says two athletes tested positive during a second round of COVID-19 testing, bringing the total to four out of the 375 who have been tested. The school says none of the 139 staff members have tested positive. The Latest: Michigan says 2 more athletes test positive Associated Press ___Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford says the league expects to make its decision on fall sports in “late July.”The league put out Swofford’s statement Friday afternoon, saying the league has prepared “numerous scenarios” for fall competition over the last few months. The decision would come from the league’s board of directors.Earlier this week, the ACC delayed the start of fall competition until at least Sept. 1. That move impacts non-revenue programs like soccer, volleyball, field hockey and cross country, but not football for now. The first football game involving a league team is North Carolina State’s trip to Louisville on Sept. 2.___last_img read more

Hockey teams to play outdoors

first_imgFor one day next winter, Camp Randall Stadium will be turned into a hockey heaven.The University of Wisconsin Athletic Department announced Friday that both the men’s and women’s hockey teams will host a game at Camp Randall Feb. 6, 2010. The men will face off against the Michigan Wolverines, while the women’s team will take on the Bemidji State Beavers.“For college hockey to be brought to Camp Randall is extremely exciting for us and our programs,” Associate Athletic Director Sean Frazier said. “A lot of preparation has gone into it.”The Camp Randall Hockey Classic will mark the second time in four years the Badger men’s team will play an outdoor game in the state of Wisconsin. On Feb. 11, 2006, UW faced off against Ohio State in the Frozen Tundra Hockey Classic at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, a game Wisconsin won 4-2.“Three years ago, we had the opportunity to play at Lambeau, and it was an event that the players at that time will remember for the rest of their lives,” Wisconsin head coach Mike Eaves said.Senior co-captain Ben Street is one of just a handful of current Badgers to have played in the Lambeau game. Having missed most of this season with a knee injury, Street will be taking a medical redshirt, meaning he will have the chance to return next year and be a part of another outdoor game.“To be able to play in two games outdoors, it’s going to be awesome. I’m really lucky,” Street said. “I think it will be really cool to have it on campus. We’re always, I think, a little bit jealous when we wake up on Saturday mornings and see the march of people in red down to Camp Randall.”“I get chills down my neck when I hear about playing in Camp Randall,” junior co-captain Blake Geoffrion said. “Possibly 80,000 people cheering us on out there, so it’s going to be unbelievable. I can’t wait to experience it.”Both Street and Geoffrion hope the hockey game will bring with it a similar Camp Randall atmosphere that Badger fans experience on football Saturdays.“We were joking earlier, maybe we should find a way go into overtime so they can do ‘Jump Around,’” Street said. “I really don’t know what to expect. It’s going to be a really exciting event. … I remember the Lambeau game; you’re kind of numb in the first period, just kind of taking everything in. I’m sure it will be like that. There will be a lot of red in the crowd.”Some of the logistics of hosting the game — such as parking and rink maintenance — are still being worked out, but Frazier remains confident the pieces will all fall into place by next February.“One of the biggest concerns was can Camp Randall hold up to a game in February?” Frazier said. “We’re still in the final process of that. We’ve completed the majority of the hurdles. … I definitely give credit to our facilities folks who have really gone in detail about what this would look like in playing a game here.”Game times have not yet been announced, but the women’s game will be played first, followed by the men’s game.“The fact that they’re having a women’s outdoor game will help market women’s athletics and especially ice hockey,” Eaves said. “To have them combined in this venue is just a tremendous opportunity for all of us.”“It is very exciting to be playing at the stadium, especially for women’s hockey,” UW women’s head coach Mark Johnson said in a statement. “We try to give student-athletes the chance to experience something different and this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.”The rink will be positioned in the middle of the field, with the ends stretching to about the 17-yard lines. Ticket prices for the public will be $25, while students can purchase tickets for $10 starting April 6.last_img read more

Women’s soccer preps for second-round matchup

first_imgRedshirt senior striker Alex Anthony scored 1 of USC’s 2 goals in the Trojans’ first-round win against Eastern Washington. Photo by Matt Karatsu | Daily TrojanAfter an uneven come-from-behind win Saturday afternoon against Eastern Washington, the No. 9 women’s soccer team (15-3-1) will travel to College Station, Tex., to face No. 23 Baylor (14-5-2) in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Friday afternoon.The Women of Troy struggled against Big Sky champion Eastern Washington last week, taking two overtime periods to down the Eagles thanks to goals from junior forward Erika Okuma and redshirt senior forward Alex Anthony.Despite the win, the Trojans were expected to handle their first-round opponents with ease — USC cruised past Eastern Washington 3-1 in the first round of last season’s NCAA tournament — and the team will have to regroup ahead of its matchup against Baylor and change its mentality at the start of the game.“We got to flesh this one a little bit and go back to what we have been able to do for a large part of the season,” head coach Keidane McAlpine said. “We definitely have to be a lot more focused to start games, having our shot percentage be a lot better, and that will definitely be our focus [against Baylor].”USC will continue to rely on leading scorer Anthony to come up with the goals. Her score against Eastern Washington raised her tally to 9 this season, and she looks to continue spearheading the Trojan offense. She only scored 1 postseason goal during last year’s championship run, but it was a game-winning effort against Auburn in the quarterfinals.On the other side, Baylor comes off a 3-2 win over Rice in its first-round match. The game went back and forth, with both teams exchanging leads throughout the game. It was Rice that struck first in the 17th minute, but Baylor responded quickly.  2 goals in two minutes from senior defender Precious Akanyirige and senior midfielder Aline de Lima gave Baylor a 2-1 lead heading into halftime. A score by Rice in the 56th minute evened up the game once again, and it took until the 74th minute for Baylor to retake the lead. Sophomore forward Raegan Padgett netted the decisive goal, while junior forward Lauren Piercy provided the assist for all three Baylor goals.This season, the Bears are offensively led by de Lima, who has 7 goals and seven assists this season, and Piercy, who has 4 goals and three assists (all of her contributions have come off the bench). For the year, the team is averaging 19 shots per game — almost seven on target — and has scored 32 goals in 21 games.The Bears’ defense has also been impressive this season, only surrendering 13 goals and 8.8 shots per game. By comparison, USC’s defense has allowed 16 goals and 9.2 shots per game in 19 games this season.Baylor’s road to the NCAA playoff was a long and often unlikely one.  Finishing fifth in the Big 12 regular season standings, the Bears were not expected to go far in the conference tournament.  However, Baylor found its form in the tournament, overcoming No. 18 Texas in the first round, No. 17 Oklahoma State in the second round and TCU in the final to win the Big 12 championship.  Baylor outscored its opponents 7-2 and outshot them 57-32 in the process. The Bears’ most impressive performance came against Oklahoma State — the Big 12 regular-season champions — when they outshot the Cowboys 23-5 and came away with a 3-0 win.The Trojans will look to slow down the streaking Bears on Friday at 1:30 p.m. A win against Baylor would see the Trojans advance to the third round on Sunday, awaiting a matchup against the winner of No. 6 Texas A&M vs. Notre Dame.last_img read more

PwC GAA/GPA Footballer of the Year; Andy Moran Reveals How Family Helped Him Win

first_imgAndy Moran, the Gaelic footballer who plays club football for Ballaghaderreen and intercounty for Mayo. He made his 150th league and championship appearance for Mayo in June 2017, his 13th season.According to Stephen Barry and Breaking News IE, the PwC GAA/GPA Footballer of the Year Andy Moran has spoken about the importance of his family in helping him leave defeats in the past as Mayo’s quest for an All-Ireland continues into 2018.Moran is a six-time All-Ireland runner-up in his 14 years wearing the green and red, but plans to keep going back “until the body tells me to stop”.In line with that thinking, he says winning Footballer of the Year is a symbol to the whole team that inter-county life doesn’t end at 30.“It represents what our team stands for and shows that the guys who are 30, 31, 32, have a bit more life left in them as well,” said Moran in a PwC video following his journey to the All-Star awards, from MacHale Park and Ballaghaderreen, to the Convention Centre ceremony.The video features tributes from friends and family, including his wife Jennifer, who said: “He’s a great father, he’s a great husband… he’s just a really good guy and we love him a lot.”“It represents what our team stands for and shows that the guys who are 30, 31, 32, have a bit more life left in them as well,” said Moran in a PwC video following his journey to the All-Star awards, from MacHale Park and Ballaghaderreen, to the Convention Centre ceremony.The video features tributes from friends and family, including his wife Jennifer, who said: “He’s a great father, he’s a great husband… he’s just a really good guy and we love him a lot.”Moran outlined how family have helped him cope with defeat during his 158 outings for Mayo.“They’ve given me a sense of perspective on what’s important,” said Moran.“Football probably meant a tiny bit too much to me at times – overthinking defeats, overthinking victories, stuff like that – where now I literally come home and by Monday evening it’s gone. It’s not even in the head anymore.“It’s settled me down and given me a perspective on life more so than football.”RelatedSearch For Super Falcons New Head Coach Could Be Derailed By PwC Court CaseJune 2, 2020In “Featured”Joseph Bouasse Perfection: Ex-Roma Player Dies From Heart AttackMay 25, 2020In “Africa”Iago FalqueJune 30, 2017Similar postlast_img read more

‘Shark Days’ allows kids to enjoy final days of Spring Break

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisAlpena- Children enjoyed another year of sharks at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary on Thursday and Friday.Kids created hammerhead sharks, made shark arts and crafts, watched shark films, and of course played shark attack to celebrate the fish we don’t get to see up here. Children also performed mini science projects to learn about water and substances in the water that pertain to sharks. This the second year of this two day event which celebrates sharks and eases any fear that a child might have of these interesting fish.  Each session was made up of 20-30 children.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Meet the comedian behind the inaugural Paul Bunyan Comedy FestivalNext Families Opt Out Vacation for ‘Spring Break Workouts’last_img read more

Luke Walton undecided on Lakers starters for opener

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error As his Lakers coaching debut approaches, Luke Walton said he was still deliberating his starting lineup for Wednesday’s season opener against the Houston Rockets at Staples Center.“We’re still in debates over there. We’ll have one though,” Walton said with a dose of humor following morning shootaround Wednesday at the Lakers’ practice facility in El Segundo. “We’re going to put names into a hat and pull one out.”Walton said it was safe to pencil D’Angelo Russell in as the Lakers’ starting point guard. Other than that, Walton said he has weighed “three different combination options.”Based on his rotations used in exhibition play, spots appear undecided at shooting guard (Lou Williams, Jordan Clarkson) and small forward (Luol Deng, Nick Young, Brandon Ingram). Walton highlighted the possibility his starting lineup can change “night to night.” But he sounded hesitant on outlining a sample size when evaluating whether to make changes to his starting lineup. Last season, former Lakers coach Byron Scott moved Russell and Randle to the bench in place of Williams and Larry Nance Jr.Although the Lakers’ starting groups have labored through poor starts in exhibition play, Walton understood the fine line between holding his players accountable and allowing them to grow through their mistakes.“It’s tough to put a number on that. You get a feel for it. You see how they’re playing together. But to say 20 games and then I’ll know, I can’t do that. It’s a feel thing,” Walton said. “It’s tough. They’re the young players and future of the team. If Brandon plays terrible tonight, we’re not going to bench him or whenever our next game is because he’s a big part of us going forward. Part of our job is getting him minutes and getting him experience out there.”center_img Center Timofey Mozgov started in seven exhibition games before sitting out the preseason finale because of a sore tailbone, though Walton expects him to play against Houston.Power forward Julius Randle started all eight preseason contests.Deng missed the past three exhibitions because of a sore left leg, but Walton expects him to play as well. Deng’s absence coincided with Young starting because of his unexpected emergence. To accommodate his strong play and adjust for Jose Calderon’s weeklong absence from a strained left calf, Ingram will play some minutes against the Rockets at the point guard spot.Amid all those possibilities, Walton sounded mixed on how long he would keep a starting lineup intact.“I like the idea of the consistency of having a starting lineup. But it’s also important for our guys to realize it’s a long season,” Walton said. “Everyone is going to have different opportunities and we’re going to need everyone to step up, whether that’s injuries or matchups.”last_img read more