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Pavia extends quarantine up to April 30

first_imgNow, the wearing of facemask in public is alsomandatory, Gorriceta added. “All home quarantine pass/community quarantinepass prior to the issuance of this executive order shall deemed null and void.One quarantine pass per household shall be issued. Strictly, no issuance ofquarantine pass to persons who are suspected case, probable case and confirmedcase,” read part of the mayor’s executive order. Gorriceta also announced a common municipalisolation/quarantine facility – the Pavia Pilot Elementary School for suspectand probable cases. He urged returning overseas workers to observe a 14-dayquarantine in this facility. ILOILO – The local government of Pavia hasextended its enhanced community quarantine up to April 30. In Executive Order No. 026-B Series of 2020issued yesterday, Gorriceta ordered additional precautionary and preventivemeasures and disease control mechanisms for his town. “The number of confirmed positive cases of thecoronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continue to rise throughout the country,including the municipality of Pavia with two confirmed positive cases,”according to Mayor Laurence Anthony Gorriceta. As for the issuance of new quarantine passes,all barangay councils have been directed to issue new ones starting today. One of these was the adoption of thePhilippine Institute for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases’ (PSMID) practiceguidelines on COVID-19, specifically the new “surveillance definitions” inreporting cases that for several weeks were referred to as persons underinvestigation (PUI), persons under investigation (PUM) and positive cases. Thenew terms are “suspect case”, “probable case” and “confirmed case”. On the other hand, enhanced communityquarantine passes for public and private employees/workers and those withtransactions such as but not limited to purchasing basic goods and commodities,medicines and other emergency needs outside of Pavia shall be issued by theOffice of the Municipal Mayor provided that a barangay certification/homequarantine pass/employers certification or company identification card ispresented. Gorriceta warned violators of the ongoingquarantine. He said they could be charged with violation of Republic Act 9271(Quarantine Act of 2004), Republic Act 11332 (Mandatory Reporting of NotifiableDiseases and Health Events of Public Health Concern Act), and the Revised PenalCode  (resistance and disobedience topersons in authority)./PN The quarantine is supposed to end today.last_img read more

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Lady Cardinals Fall Short Against Lady Chargers

first_imgSt. Louis 7th Grade VolleyballThe St. Louis Cardinal 7th Grade Volleyball team fell short against the North Decatur Charges. 25-19, 25-10.The Cardinals came out strong in the first game and kept it close until the end. Although, the Cardinals struggle to get anything started in the second game. Hope Kroen served up 6 points followed by Kate Weber with 3 points and Allie Savage with a 1 point. Lilly Schebler and Kroen passed well to setup for the offense. The offense was led by Isabell Wonnell and Olivia Freeland at the net with a spike each.St. Louis 8th Grade VolleyballSt. Louis Cardinal 8th Grade Volleyball Team started out slow in the first game but stepped it up to pull it out in the end. Although, the Cardinals pushed the first game out they were sluggish in the second and third game. 24-25, 25-16, 15-3.The top servers were Chelsea Robertson and Ellie Cornett with 7 points and 5 points respectively. Audrey Beiser contributed 3 points followed by Regina Gerstbauer with 2 points and Elizabeth Gigrich and Ava Allen 1 point each. The offense was led by Faith Tekulve with 11 spikes which includes 3 kills.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Jennifer Meer.last_img read more

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No burnout from Everton – Naismith

first_imgEverton midfielder Steven Naismith insists there has been no talk of player burnout as David Moyes’ squad look to secure a positive end to the season. He added: “We’re professionals and you have to go out and do your job. We work every day and we work at a good level so the boys are definitely fit enough. I don’t think they’re tired at all. “We’ve maybe not been playing as well as we did at the start of the season but we’ve ground out some results.” Nikica Jelavic again failed to find the net against Norwich on Saturday, his best opportunity coming early on when a close-range shot was saved by Norwich keeper Mark Bunn. Everton manager Moyes, though, continues to have faith in the Croatian, who last scored against Cheltenham in the FA Cup on January 7. “We give him an opportunity to play and score,” Moyes said. “He took one great on his chest in the first half and he was a bit unlucky not to score. “You can only keep putting him out there. If he scores and gets the goals, he probably wins Everton games. He’s really important to us and we hope that he’s going to come up with the goods between now and the end of the season.” Moyes’ men have not won in the Barclays Premier League in three attempts, which has seen them fall six points behind Tottenham, who have played a match less, in the race to finish in the top four. But Naismith insists the first-team group – one of the smallest in the Premier League – just have to roll their sleeves up and get on with it, and he said: “The squad haven’t moaned about tiredness, it is not something we’ve spoken about.” center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

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Coral Springs 1983 Rape Case is Solved

first_imgA man accused of raping a woman in Broward 36 years ago has been tracked down in West Virginia and is being extradited back to the area to face charges for the crime, thanks to a fresh look at her case and testing of old DNA evidence.Timothy Norris, who is now 60 and is serving a federal sentence in West Virginia for armed bank robbery, will be extradited back to South Florida for the 1983 rape. The woman, who remains unidentified, is expected to testify at his trial, said Coral Springs police spokesman Tyler Reik.The woman told police she was at her home in the Ramblewood neighborhood when she awoke to the stranger in her bedroom at 6 a.m. on August 22, 1983, with a steak knife held to her neck.The 1983 incident report says that he told the woman three times “I’m not going to hurt you.” He then got into her bed and raped her. Afterward, he told the woman, “I have loved you for months. You have very nice children and a nice husband,” before leaving.The woman says her husband was at work, and her mother and two children were asleep in the house. Although her mother heard the scream, she thought it was from one of the children, and returned to bed after checking on them.Police say the man, who is now identified as Norris, gained entry to the house through a rear door. At the time, the only identifying details they had, other than his race, were that he was clean cut, slim with brown hair, had a heavy Southern accent and wore strong cologne.The technology available to the Broward Sheriff’s Office at the time did not lead them to a likely suspect.Last March, the woman saw news accounts on social media about Coral Springs police solving another rape case from the 1980s.She then asked police to take another look at her case. That led them to identify several items of evidence, which they sent to the Broward Sheriff’s Office Crime Lab for processing. This time, police were able to make a match from a sample of the woman’s clothing that had Norris’ DNA on it.Norris also has previous arrests for armed burglary, aggravated assault, assault on a female, and kidnapping.last_img read more

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Leeds owner Cellino gets 18-month ban and hefty fine

first_img(REUTERS) – Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino has received an 18-month ban from the Football Association and fined £250 000.The Italian was punished for breaching agent rules over the sale of striker Ross McCormack to Championship rivals Fulham in 2014.“Mr Cellino has been suspended for 18 months from being a director or shadow director of Leeds United or any other football club or company whose activities include ownership of a football club,” the FA said in a statement yesterday.“By April 30 2017 he is to attend and complete an FA education programme covering the duties and responsibilities of an owner and director of an English football club.”It is the third time Cellino, 60, has been banned since taking over at Leeds in April 2014. The suspension will begin in February and run until September 2018.Leeds were also fined 250,000 pounds while agent Derek Day was fined 75,000 pounds and banned for 18 months.Last week Italian businessman Andrea Radrizzani said he was in “advanced negotiations” with Cellino over buying a 50 percent stake in the club with a view to taking complete control next year. Leeds, who are fourth in the table, travel to second-placed Brighton and Hove Albion today.last_img read more

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UW softball squad ends contest early

first_imgThe offense came early and often for the Wisconsin softball team last night against Illinois-Chicago. The Badgers jumped on UIC starting pitcher Mercedes Lovato for four runs in the first inning and lit up the scoreboard in every inning the rest of the way in an 11-0 shellacking of the Flames that could have been much worse. The game was ended after 4 1/2 innings of play, as the Badgers were up by more than eight runs, qualifying them for a run-rule victory.Wednesday’s game was, at least for UW, a sharp contrast from last week’s contest at UIC. In that game, UW was only able to tally two runs on five hits. In the first inning alone Wednesday, UW pushed four runs across, batted around the order, and left the bases loaded. “We took advantage of their mistakes, and that’s something we’ve really been struggling with,” UW head coach Chandelle Schulte said.Sophomore outfielder Katie Hnatyk got the offensive barrage going, slamming the first pitch she saw from Lovato over the wall in left-center field for a two run homerun. The towering shot was a sign of things to come. Hnatyk blasted another monster homerun to put an emphatic ending to the Badger scoring.”When pitchers make mistakes, she is able to capitalize on them and she hits it pretty far,” second baseman Theresa Boruta said, joking, “I think the second one cleared the second fence out there.” The second fence Boruta was referring is some 300 feet beyond the outfield wall.Schulte wasn’t too surprised by Hnatyk’s five RBI performance, “She did well in batting practice, so you could kind of see it coming,” Schulte said.A key to the offensive explosion was patience at the plate. UW drew eight walks and a hit by pitch, giving plenty of RBI opportunities to the rest of the line-up. The middle of the order was especially patient, as the four and five hitters — Joey Daniels and Alexis Garcia — drew three walks apiece. Daniels registered a 0-1 day, but still came around to score twice, and Garcia scored once and picked up an RBI when she walked with the bases loaded in the third inning. Garcia also collected an RBI double in the second. The success could be at least partially attributed to a good scouting report on the Flames’ pitchers. “They said she predominately throws screwballs, so I backed off the plate and the first pitch was there so I took advantage of it,” Boruta said of her second inning double. When Schulte went to her bench late in the game, the offense didn’t miss a beat. Freshman Stephanie Doyle had only 35 at-bats on the year and hadn’t recorded a hit since March 4, but when called upon the pinch hit for Lynn Anderson in the fourth, she lined an RBI single to right field. The RBI was the first of her career. “It was such a relief to finally get up there,” Doyle said. “[Schulte] keeps giving me chances and I finally came through [for the team].”I’m back,” Doyle said when asked what she was thinking after her single. “Finally after a season of not getting it done, I finally have my confidence back.”According to Schulte, confidence was Doyle’s problem. “She just needs confidence, so we try and get her into situations where [she can gain confidence]. She’s a great hitter, but she has struggled with live pitching. Hopefully this can do something for her.”Schulte sent another pinch hitter up after Doyle reached. Super-sub Liz Klemp singled and eventually came around to score. All told, UW sent at least seven players to the plate in each of their four offensive innings, and 21 of 33 batters who came to the plate reached base, 11 by way of a base hit. Even with this success, UW stranded 10 runners on base. Moving on Up: Hnatyk’s two dingers gave her nine for the year and 18 for her UW career, moving her into third place on the UW career home run list. She is only two behind the all-time mark held by Boo Gillette and Kris Zacher, and figures to eventually become the most prolific homerun hitter in school history. No Sweat: After two years of not getting an at-bat, Klemp has worked herself into the role of go-to pinch hitter. She has appeared in 25 games, coming as a pinch hitter in each one. Her single in the fourth raised her season average to .350.last_img read more

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Split decision: In lacrosse hotbed, area recruits weigh options of athletic pursuits

first_img Comments Joe Fazio faced a tough decision. At West Genesee High School in Camillus, N.Y., Fazio was a two-sport athlete, dominating the field in both football and lacrosse. But it finally came time for him to make a choice about what sport he would pursue in college. ‘It was actually a long, drawn-out process for me,’ Fazio said. ‘It came down to ‘Do you want to play lacrosse or do you want to play football?” Despite receiving attention from football programs at Syracuse, Virginia, Connecticut and Georgia Tech, the all-state wide receiver ultimately chose Syracuse because of its powerhouse lacrosse program. Though he helped guide West Genesee to the state championship in football as a sophomore in 2007, the lure to play for SU head coach John Desko and compete for national titles was too much to pass up. ‘When you get a program like Syracuse that asked you to play for them,’ Fazio said, ‘it’s tough to turn it down.’AdvertisementThis is placeholder text In recent years, Fazio’s situation has become a growing trend. Central New York is a breeding ground for top-tier lacrosse players, some of whom give up a chance to stay at home and play football for the opportunity to pursue collegiate lacrosse careers. For some, including Fazio, it comes down to playing for a winning program, whether it’s in football or lacrosse. Both sports represent a culture that is unique to Central New York. The longstanding roots both sports have in the area continue to have an effect on the football and men’s lacrosse teams at SU. In some areas of Central New York, especially near Onondaga Nation, lacrosse is still king. In others, football remains the No. 1 sport played among high school athletes. ‘It can go both ways, but in my town, lacrosse would be No. 1,’ said SU midfielder Josh Amidon, a native of Lafayette, N.Y., about 15 minutes south of Syracuse. Ohio, Texas, Pennsylvania and Florida have the football culture. Central New York has lacrosse. Syracuse has been able to use the popularity of lacrosse in the area to its advantage. Desko remembers when local high school teams, with players he was recruiting, used to play their games at J.S. Coyne Stadium, just outside Manley Field House. That’s the advantage Desko has enjoyed with recruiting in the area. He has also benefited from recruiting dual-sport athletes, many of whom played football in high school. Players from the area, like Fazio, who opted not to pursue a college football career, use their athletic gifts on the lacrosse field instead. Or players like Jovan Miller, a senior on the Syracuse lacrosse team, who was offered a football scholarship to play at SU. But by the time he made his decision to come to Syracuse, the program was void of football scholarships. So he chose a sport at which he was equally talented. ‘Any time you are recruiting someone that is considering football also, athletically you’re barking up the right tree,’ Desko said. ‘Any time you can get a guy that is being looked at for Division I football and we’re looking at him for lacrosse, and he decides to play lacrosse, you’re pretty sure to get a very good athlete.’ Fazio said that because of the early-decision recruiting process, more area players are choosing to focus on a collegiate lacrosse career as sophomores and juniors in high school. By doing that, some of them are essentially taking themselves off the football recruiting radar. Fazio is an example of that. He was a standout on the gridiron, but once he committed to play lacrosse at SU, the football recruiting attention suddenly disappeared. That can have an effect on how Syracuse football recruits in the area. Though the Syracuse lacrosse team benefits largely from recruiting in its own backyard, Doug Marrone’s football team is just beginning to try to take advantage. Desko has 19 players from Central New York on his roster. Marrone has just nine. And that’s not because there haven’t been quality players coming from the area, either. Greg Paulus, the 2004 Gatorade High School Player of the Year went to Duke to play basketball. Mike Hart, a 2004 graduate of Onondaga High School in Syracuse, went on to become Michigan’s all-time leading rusher. In an effort to get the area’s top football prospects, one of the first things Marrone did when he arrived was put an emphasis on recruiting from the Syracuse area. ‘When we came in two years ago,’ said Greg Adkins, Marrone’s recruiting coordinator, ‘we basically made a commitment to recruit from the inside out. We were going to start with the close proximity of Syracuse University and work our way out. Anything within five hours from here was going to be a main in-state area.’ Adkins and Marrone realize it isn’t going to happen overnight, but one of their main recruiting priorities will be to get the top kids in the area, with much of the same success Desko has had over the years. A large part of that comes with winning, naturally. ‘The bottom line,’ Adkins said, ‘is that kids want to see teams that are winning.’ Adkins credits the increased success the football team has experienced on the field this season with some of the recruiting class that has already committed for next season. That class already includes six three-star recruits, according to Scout.com. The Orange (7-3, 4-2 Big East) secured bowl eligibility for the first time since 2004 last weekend with a win at Rutgers. At his weekly press conference Monday, Marrone emphasized that this is just the start of what he and his staff believe could be the return to the glory days of SU football. And Syracuse already has commitments from three Central New York football recruits for next season. It’ll surely take some time to get to Desko’s level, competing for national titles each year and receiving commitments from the region’s best. But it’s a start. Fazio admits he’s impressed by what he’s seen from Marrone and his squad this season and believes local dual-sport football and lacrosse players may have to do a double-take when mulling over which SU team to play for. Now there’s another sport to consider. ‘Definitely,’ Fazio said. ‘They definitely would have to strongly consider football now.’ aljohn@syr.edu Published on November 17, 2010 at 12:00 pmcenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

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Clonmel RFC looking to march into Ulster Bank League

first_imgNewly crowned Munster Junior League Division 1 champions Clonmel are vying for a place in next season’s Ulster Bank League. Denis Leamy coaches the Tipp side and last weekend they defeated Cobh Pirates to claim the Munster Junior League Division 1 title for the first time in their 123 year history. Dundalk, Clonmel, Instonians and the Connacht qualifiers will battle it out across three weekends in March and April.  The fixtures are below: Saturday, March 28Instonians v Dundalk; Clonmel v Connacht qualifiersSaturday, April 11 Connacht qualifiers v Instonians; Dundalk v ClonmelSaturday, April 18 Connacht qualifiers v Dundalk; Instonians v ClonmelSaturday, April 25 Play-off between the Round Robin series winners and the third-from-bottom side in Division 2B. All matches will kick off at 2.30pm.http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/34099.php#.VQF-BPmsXK4last_img read more

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Mayweather vs McGregor breaks Betfair betting records

first_img Bookies Corner: Trump Presidency sinks as US 2020 enters its 100 day countdown July 29, 2020 StumbleUpon With 19 days until the opening bell of the most anticipated boxing event in recent memory, Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather vs ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor has already smashed betting records. Betfair has revealed that betting on the bout has already surpassed the £10m mark, making it the biggest boxing event in Betfair history.The previous record was £8.9m, set in 2015 when Mayweather comfortably outpointed Manny Pacquiao. However, Betfair revealed they have already taken a staggering £11.3m on just the outcome of the Mayweather/McGregor fight. On 26 August, when Mayweather steps into the ring for the 50th time, Betfair believe the amount staked on the fight will be well in excess of £50m.Betfair Spokesperson, Katie Baylis said: “It’s now three weeks until one of the most anticipated fights in recent memory and with £11.3m bet on the outcome alone already this is now the biggest boxing betting event in Betfair history.“We expect this fight to trade well over £50m and could even get to the £100m mark, which would be one of our biggest sporting events of all time.“Floyd Mayweather Jr is the 1/5 favourite, with Conor McGregor at 5/1. As you would expect most of the money is for Mayweather Jr, however 40% of bets are on McGregor, compared to 34% on Mayweather Jr and 26% on the draw.“The biggest single bet was £100k on Mayweather Jr at the start of the month and we are sure to see plenty more bets of this nature as we edge closer to this massive sporting event.” Related Articles Submit Share Share Flutter moves to refine merger benefits against 2020 trading realities August 27, 2020 ‘Deal maker’ Rafi Ashkenazi ends Flutter tenure  August 27, 2020last_img read more

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Sellas to test his Satellites against Novara

first_imgSellas Tetteh prepares for another crack at the African Youth Championship with a pre-competition test against Italian side, Novara on Monday.The game at 15:00 GMT will be the Black Satellites’ first since arriving in Italy last Thursday and it comes after five important training sessions.The test game against the Italian Serie B side, who have two Ghana internationals; Mohammed Alhassan and Ahmed Barruso in their set-up is the first European test match lined up as Sellas runs the rule on his squad.Sellas Tetteh will lead Ghana to the finals in Algeria this month. He guided the Black Satellites to the 2009 African Youth Championship title.Meanwhile as the Black Satellites near the end of their tour of Italy, senior Ghana internationals have visited the team.Richmond Boakye-Yiadom and Novara’s duo of Alhassan and Barruso have all checked up on their juniors. They interacted with members of the Black Satellites and encouraged them ahead of their competition in Algeria.last_img read more