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Habiba Atta Forson appointed head of Women’s FA Cup Committee

first_img Source: ghanafa.org The Executive Council of the GFA in the exercise of its powers under Article 52 of the GFA Statutes, has appointed a 7-member Women’s FA Cup Committee to manage the women’s knockout competition of the GFA.The duration of the Committee’s tenure is for one year.The members of the Committee are as follows:Habiba Atta Forson         –              ChairpersonAdmund Munkaila           –              Vice ChairmanAnthony Osei                    –              MemberMrs. Edna Bennet            –              MemberAlhaji Oliver Mustapha   –              MemberMadam Florence Bameh –            MemberJamil Atipaga                     –             MemberThe Women’s FA Cup Committee is mandated to promulgate policies and programmes for the implementation of the GFA Competitions Department to ensure the overall success of the competition.The Women’s FA Cup Committee also has the responsibility of bringing the required innovations to deliver a great knockout event to the patrons of the competition.Another task of the Women’s FA Cup Committee is to ensure that sponsors, partners and all stakeholders of the competition derive the desired benefits for the resources they invest in the event.last_img read more

Fit again Smith Hogs it at North Hants

first_img ‘Beware the sick golfer’ is the age-old golfing adage and it was never more appropriate when Jordan Smith won the Hampshire Hog, the biggest title of his young career, at North Hants. The England International shot rounds of 69, 67 for a four under par total of 136, finishing a shot clear of English champion Harry Ellis. A week ago, Smith pulled out of an England training get-together after going down with a virus. So his victory was something of a surprise to the Wiltshire 20 year old. “The virus laid me low last week so this win is a bit of a surprise,” he said. “I didn’t play that fantastic, just steady, but I holed a few birdies.” He also eagled the par five 17th in his opening 69, holing from 12 feet, and almost repeated it in the afternoon but his 20-footer for another three left him with a tap-in birdie, one of four ne accumulated before spending over a hour waiting to see if anyone would catch him. Ellis, bidding to become the first Hampshire player to win the title since Justin Rose in 1995, also opened with 69 and was on track until he double-bogeyed the par four 14th. He had the chance to repair the damage and catch Smith with an eagle at 17. But he had to settle for birdie and 68, which left him a shot short. Three players, England internationals Jack Hiluta, Callum Shinkwin and Josh White, all scheduled for this weekend’s match with Spain, and British Boys champion Matthew Fitzpatrick, shared third place on 138. So Smith adds his name to an illustrious honours board that includes former Open and Masters champion Sandy Lyle, Sir Michael Bonallack as well as Rose. “When you see the likes of Justin Rose and Sandy Lyle as previous winners, these players are legends and you aspire to what they have done. If you start by winning events they won you know you are heading in the right direction,” added Smith. Defending champion Callum Shinkwin once again showed his liking for North Hants with a course record 65 in the afternoon to win the Hampshire Salver, with an aggregate of 273 from the Hampshire Hog and the previous day’s Selborne Salver at Blackmoor. Leading final scores: 136 J Smith (Bowood G&CC) 69 67 137 H Ellis (Meon Valley) 69 68 138 J Hiluta (Chelmsford) 69 69, C Shinkwin (Moor Park) 73 65, J White (Chipstead) 71 67, M Fitzpatrick (Hallamshire) 69 69 139 S Robertshawe (Army) 70 69 22 Apr 2013 Fit again Smith Hogs it at North Hants last_img read more

President of AT&T Sports Networks Patrick Crumb to Address 2018 graduating…

first_imgFacebook8Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Saint Martin’s UniversityPatrick Crumb ’85, president of AT&T Sports Networks, a subsidiary of AT&T, will deliver the 2018 Commencement address at Saint Martin’s University on Saturday, May 12, at Marcus Pavilion, located at 5300 Pacific Ave SE, on the University’s Lacey campus.Patrick Crumb ’85, president of AT&T Sports Networks, a subsidiary of AT&T, will deliver the 2018 Commencement address at Saint Martin’s University. Photo courtesy: Saint Martin’s University“We are pleased to welcome Patrick Crumb, class of ’85, as our Commencement speaker this year,” said Saint Martin’s University President Roy F. Heynderickx, Ph.D. “He brings his own perspective on the enduring value of the Saint Martin’s community and how that has influenced his successful career and life.”As president of AT&T Sports Networks, Crumb is responsible for leading the AT&T Sports Networks group and its regional sports networks branded as AT&T SportsNet and (in the Northwest) ROOT SPORTS™. The four networks (based in Denver, Colorado; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Houston, Texas; and Bellevue) hold exclusive television rights to over two dozen professional and collegiate teams including the Houston Astros, Houston Rockets, Seattle Mariners, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Pirates, Colorado Rockies, Utah Jazz and Vegas Golden Knights. Under Crumb’s guidance, the AT&T Sports Networks group has won over 50 Emmy awards for its sports productions. In 2017, two leading national media publications, The Sports Business Journal and Broadcasting & Cable Magazine, both named Crumb as one of the most influential executives in the sports television industry.Crumb has held senior executive positions in four different Fortune 500 companies. Prior to AT&T, Crumb served as president of DIRECTV Sports Networks. Before DIRECTV, Crumb was executive vice president & general counsel of Liberty Sports Group, a subsidiary of Denver-based Liberty Media, and a senior vice president & general manager for Los Angeles-based Fox Sports Interactive, a division of News Corporation. His other prior executive positions include senior vice president of corporate & business development at Rival Networks and Rivals.com. Following Rivals, Crumb became the co-founder and president of Scout Media, Inc., from start-up through the successful sale of the company to 20th Century Fox/News Corporation in 2005.Prior to his business career, Crumb was a practicing attorney for 11 years. He was a partner at two prominent Seattle law firms, Bogle & Gates and Corr Cronin. His areas of specialization included sports, entertainment and intellectual property. His clients included the NCAA, Seattle Mariners, Ticketmaster, Warner Bros., Capitol Records and Exxon.Crumb is active in civic and charitable organizations. His current volunteer board of director positions include the University of Washington Foundation (Executive Committee) and the Seattle Sports Commission. His previous volunteer leadership positions include president of the University of Washington Alumni Association, chairman of the Board of Governors of the Washington Athletic Club and president of The 101 Club. He has also previously served on the Board of Trustees of Saint Martin’s University and the Board of Trustees of King County Guardian ad Litem & Court Appointed Special Advocates (GAL/CASA). He is a past recipient of the Robert W. Graham Award for Public Service for his volunteer legal representation of abused and neglected children involved in state DSHS dependency and termination hearings.Crumb is a summa cum laude 1985 graduate of Saint Martin’s University, where he was a Merit, Cheney and Chavelle Scholar, an inductee into the University’s Society of Fellows and class valedictorian. Crumb was the Lakeview Scholar at Georgetown University’s Institute on Comparative Political & Economic Systems (ICPES). While in Washington D.C., he also studied U.S. foreign policy at American University and worked in the U.S. Senate. Crumb obtained his juris doctor (J.D.) degree at the University of Washington School of Law where he was an honors graduate, president of the Moot Court Honor Board, an inductee into the National Order of the Barristers and the winner of each of the Mock Trial, Appellate Advocacy and Judson Falknor competitions.last_img read more

The Deadline to Submit Applications Requiring On-Site Thurston County Gopher Reviews…

first_imgFacebook35Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Thurston County Board of County CommissionersThe deadline for citizens to submit a project application requiring the on-site gopher review screening process is 4:00 p.m. next Friday, September 13. This date takes into consideration the review season ending on October 31 and the requirement of two site-visits, 30 days apart. County staff will schedule site reviews for new permit applicants until the schedule is filled. Applications submitted after the deadline are not guaranteed an on-site review in 2019.If applicants used a consultant for the review, they must submit an application and the consultant’s report by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 18. This allows staff time to review and field verify the report, if necessary, before the review window closes on October 31, 2019.The Board of County Commissioners has taken steps to address the Mazama pocket gopher review process, including submitting a draft of the Habitat Conservation Plan to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (USFWS). Each year, the Board has implemented key changes to the gopher review process resulting in a more streamlined and efficient reviews, including the option for applicants to hire their own qualified consultants to conduct reviews.The application deadline does not apply to all building permit applicants. Gopher reviews only apply to building permit applicants who plan to build on properties mapped with gopher soils and are within the county’s permit jurisdiction. In a typical year that’s about 10 percent of the county’s 4,000 total applications.Why the County conducts gopher reviewsThurston County is home to the threatened Mazama pocket gopher species. The federal Endangered Species Act protects these animals and their habitat. That means property owners who build on protected habitat may have federal requirements to address before they break ground. The county adopted a gopher review process to help permit applicants deal with the federal listing. Without the review process, every county permit applicant with a building project on a gopher soil would have to work directly with USFWS. This would increase the cost significantly and add an estimated 24 to 36 months to the process.To learn more about the County’s 2019 Gopher Review Process, visit www.ThurstonPermitting.org and select ‘Gopher Review Process’.last_img read more

Liberty Union FFA members compete in Creed Speaking, Tractor Troubleshooting

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest On March 3rd, 2017, Creed Speaking and Tractor Trouble Shooting CDE teams competed.Alyse Looney represented the Liberty Union FFA for the Creed Speaking at the state level and received 3rd place in the state. In Tractor Trouble Shooting, Avery Miller and Garret Wiley placed 10th in the state.Overall, both teams placed well and did an excellent job.last_img

Jhabua bypoll: Indore MLA booked

first_imgBJP MLA Ramesh Mendola was booked on Sunday for being present in Jabhua Assembly seat, which goes to polls on Monday, even after the campaign period ended.Mendola is an MLA from Indore-II seat and Election Commission rules specify that political functionaries/party workers, who have been brought from outside or are not listed as voters of a poll-bound constituency, have to leave the place once the campaign period is over.Campaigning for the Jhabua bypoll ended at 5p.m. on Saturday. Superintendent of Police Vinit Jain said information was received at 4p.m. that Mr. Mendola was seen in Bhagor village which is part of Jhabua Assembly segment.“We have registered a case under sections 171F (undue influence at an election) and 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the IPC against Mr. Mendola,” the SP said. He has not been arrested as yet, Mr. Jain added.Move criticisedThe move was criticised by the BJP with its district general secretary Praveen Surana claiming the police was displaying bias.“Mendola was coming from Gujarat and going to Ujjain when the police stopped him at Antarvelia post. This is harassment,” he said.last_img read more

Miley Cyrus posts new topless pictures online

first_imgPop star Miley Cyrus has posted new topless selfies online.In one of the Instagram photo, the ‘Wrecking Ball’ sticks out her tongue and sports a cowlick hairstyle reminiscent of Cameron Diaz’s infamous hairdo in ‘There’s Something About Mary’, reported Ace Showbiz.Miley Cyrus posted this picture on InstagramShe covers her modesty with a digital cartoon octopus pastie.In the next photo where she’s freshly bathed, the former fiancee of Liam Hemsworth is seen in a bikini.Cyrus, 21, is one of the celebrities who oppose Instagram’s nudity policy. Scout Willis, the daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis, recently walked around New York topless to show her protest against the policy.Lena Dunham and Suki Waterhouse have joined the fight as well.Rihanna, meanwhile, has her Instagram account shut down for violating the community guidelines after posting a nearly nude picture.last_img read more

PBA D-League: Go for Gold-CSB thumps Batangas-EAC

first_imgView comments The Scratchers lost their early 17-point lead, 28-11, as the Generals fought back in the second quarter to end the half up 47-41.This blown lead drew the ire of Scratchers head coach Charles Tiu, who blasted his players for playing lackadaisical basketball.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“I am not happy, we’re up by 17 and they think they’re that great,” said Tiu. “We almost lost this game.”The two sides went back-and-forth until midway of the fourth quarter until Prince Carlos broke the 84-84 tie with back-to-back three-pointers to give Go for Gold-CSB a 90-94 lead with 5:08 left to play. Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte With Popovich ejected in first minute, Nuggets blow past Spurscenter_img PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Justin Gutang and Roosevelt Adams then took over for the Scratchers in the final minutes.The Scratchers improved to a 2-3 record for the sixth spot in the Aspirants Group while the Generals dropped to a 1-4 card for the eighth seed.Gutang led Go for Gold-CSB with 20 points, eight assists, and six steals while Adams had 18 points and 12 rebounds.Allen Martin had 17 points for Batangas-EAC while Clark Derige added 13 points and seven boards.ADVERTISEMENT Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess MANILA, Philippines—Go for Gold-College of St. Benilde lost a big lead but promptly recovered to blast Batangas-Emilio Aguinaldo College, 102-87, in the 2019 PBA D-League Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games messlast_img read more

Full strength

first_imgPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hosting View comments DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Vic Manuel, one of the Aces’ main cogs, finally suited up and scored six points on restricted minutes, as Compton said he would ease his hardworking forward back to his regular spot in the rotation.“I thought our defense was solid, too,” added Compton. “It’s so nice to have a lot of guys sharing the ball, doing such a good job together. It was just a total team effort.”Ian Sangalang led Magnolia with 17 points and nine rebounds while Mark Barroca added 15 as import John Fields was held to just 12.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The Aces, showcasing exquisite teamwork, carved out a wire-to-wire 103-80 victory over conference-debuting Magnolia on Wednesday at Araneta Coliseum in Cubao.“As happy as I am with the win, I also recognize that was far from [Magnolia’s] strongest punch, that was far from their best,” said Alaska coach Alex Compton. “So I don’t think more should be made of this game than the situation that we had a month of preseason to prepare and get through stuff.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“You don’t see another team’s best when they’re coming off a Finals game,” Compton added, referring to the fact that Magnolia was playing its first game since losing the Philippine Cup Finals to San Miguel Beer in seven grueling games.The Beermen were playing the NorthPort Batang Pier at press time. Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transport But even with the Hotshots at their worst, the Aces deserved a lot of credit in polishing off their third foe in five assignments.Great passingAlaska had 31 assists as it stormed out of the gates early and stayed in control until the final buzzer.Chris Banchero had 11 out of that assist total, even as Chris Daniels went on to lead Alaska with 23 points—18 in the third period.Skipper JVee Casio tossed in 17 points, Jeron Teng added 12 and guard Simon Enciso chipped in 11 for the Aces.ADVERTISEMENT PH dragonboat rowers triumphant in Singapore tournament Duterte wants probe of SEA Games messcenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netArmed with a healthy roster for the first time in a long while, Alaska showed what it can do with a complete cast in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup.Of course, catching “one of the league’s giants” on its first game after a long layoff had its benefits, too.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Catholic schools seek legislated pay hike, too MOST READ ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venuelast_img read more