Kispert, Ayayi lead No. 1 Gonzaga over Dixie State 112-67

first_img Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Corey Kispert scored 25 points, Joel Ayayi added 21 points and 11 rebounds, and top-ranked Gonzaga beat short-handed Dixie State 112-67.Oumar Ballo added 17 points on 6-of-6 shooting for Gonzaga, which has won 43 consecutive home games, the longest streak in the nation.Cameron Gooden scored 20 points, Jacob Nicholds had 11 and Jacob Greene 10 for Dixie State, which is in the first year of its transition to Division I basketball.The Trailblazers were down to nine players because of COVID-19 protocols and injuries. December 29, 2020 /Sports News – Local Kispert, Ayayi lead No. 1 Gonzaga over Dixie State 112-67center_img Associated Presslast_img

Taking Stock

first_img Just home from the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colo., Kyle Rozeboom said the UGA livestock judging team showed poise and finesse in competing with 27 other state teams. The UGA team won first in the carload cattle judging and placed in the top 10 in the livestock judging. “This team is selected from the fall semester beginning livestock judging class because of the promise and skills they show during class,” Rozeboom said. An animal science instructor in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Rozeboom coaches the livestock judging team. By October, the team forms and begins intensive practice. But many of the students on the team have been doing this since elementary or high school. “You can tell the ones who have,” Rozeboom said. “Even other instructors know which students have been in judging events by their poise and confidence.” Through UGA 4-H programs, students can learn judging skills as early as the fifth grade. During competitions, students compare animals, then rank them and prepare reasons why they ranked the way they did. “The programs teach youths how to make sound decisions,” said Laura Perry Johnson, a UGA 4-H livestock specialist. “Then they have to defend their decisions with clear communication.” Learning and succeeding as a team and individually Students can start learning early It’s not really about the cows, sheep, hogs, chickens and horses. Livestock judging teams are about critical thinking and communication skills, said a University of Georgia scientist. CAES team’s wincenter_img Team members also learn to work together to help each other learn about the animals they’re judging. “You can’t win these competitions by yourself,” Johnson said. Rozeboom said team members don’t have to go into livestock careers to benefit. They carry the skills they learn into other areas of their lives. “These personal skills — the decision making, prioritizing, speaking and leadership skills — stay with you no matter what you choose to do,” he said. Johnson is more than enthusiastic about judging programs. “It’s because of my meat- and livestock-judging background that I’m in the career I chose,” she said. “I’ve seen kids decide on a career because of their involvement with judging events.” County 4-H programs can sponsor judging teams for livestock, poultry, horses, dairy cattle, consumer products, wildlife, land and forestry. “So even if you can’t commit to care for livestock, you can learn consumer skills and other life skills that will serve you throughout life,” Johnson said. 4-H judging participants compete for local and county honors, state and national trips, awards and scholarships. College judging teams compete for scholarships, trips and awards. “There’s no way I could have seen the things I’ve seen in this nation had it not been for 4-H and college judging events,” Johnson said. “This gives young people opportunities they may never have otherwise.” Get involved locally Most counties begin forming many judging teams in early spring. The county extension office or 4-H leader can provide further information on joining a judging team.last_img read more

Chilean OPV Drops Anchor in Peru to Participate in Unitas LIII

first_img GOSTEI MUITO E EU QUERO SER TROPA AMERICANA OU BRASI. SOU ANGOLANO 244 928050119 244 913006928 By Dialogo May 16, 2012 The Chilean Navy’s OPV Comandante Toro was welcomed at Peru’s Callao Naval Base on May 13 by a delegation from that South American country’s Navy. During its stay, the vessel’s crew will carry out a substantial program of activities as part of the Pacific phase of the Unitas LIII exercise. The countries participating in UNITAS are Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and the United States. This is the first time that the Chilean Navy is participating in Unitas with an offshore patrol vessel in the OPV-80 class, designed by the German firm Fassmer and built in the country, at the Astilleros y Maestranzas de la Armada (ASMAR) industrial plant in Talcahuano. In Chile, this vessel and its twin, the OPV-81 Piloto Pardo, are used for tasks related to guarding the nation’s extensive maritime spaces, protecting human life at sea, search-and-rescue missions, support for island communities, protecting fishing resources, and monitoring maritime pollution. last_img read more

Kotoko donate to injured Jackson Owusu

first_imgKotoko players have donated GHȼ200 to their injured colleague, Jackson Owusu at his residence in Kumasi. The money was realized from the players’ individual contributions from the money given them by the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II during their recent visit to the Manhyia Palace.The Kotoko Life Patron engaged the players individually at the inner chamber of the Palace during the visit. He gave each player GHȼ400 after the meeting which he called as part of his effort to unravel the reasons for the team’s poor results.Jackson Owusu, though registered as part of the 2015/16 season, is not with the playing body since he is nursing a long term injury. But, skipper of the side, Amos Frimpong, told Asantekotokosc.com that, they could not enjoy the Asantehene’s benevolence alone hence their decision to give him a part of it.“Jackson Owusu is a colleague who could not be part of that rare visit and meeting. He would have gone there with us if not for the fact that he is injured. We gave him the money so he would feel like he went with us. This is because though he is not with us in person, we feel his presence around us wherever we go or play” said Amos. –Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @JoySportsGH. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more

I am happy with the two points it was an importa

first_img“I am happy with the two points, it was an important win for us,” he said. “I think we dominated for large periods; Hull are a good side and somehow stayed in the game. I thought we created some good chances in that first half and fell just short a few times.“Then, we were in control for a fair bit of the second half and they hung on in there again, to their credit, so I am really happy with everybody tonight.“It is important to win those games. We cannot afford to miss those opportunities in games but it is great that we are creating them. There is some confidence we can take from that as we know if we finish those off we can put ourselves in good positions at the end of games“In the end, it is the win that counts and we got that.”He continued: “Percy’s (Mark Percival) finish was unbelievable. He is a classy player and we missed him last week. It is great to have him back. He produces some of those freakish things and it is great he could do it again tonight for us.“I thought the game got ruined by the conditions a little bit, but you have to be able to handle that and I thought both teams did as well as they could. Defence forced a number of errors too so for Percy to do that in those conditions made it extra special.“I was happy with Danny. I like the way he has played in the Reserves and he ran well at Champ level last weekend. He has all the gifts you want in a half. He did a good job tonight alongside Theo Fages.“We needed Theo to play a little more for us, take on more responsibility and he did. His little bit of class helped us.“But you have to give credit to Hull. They jagged a try and then kicked a 40:20 – but we were good enough to hold them out and get the win.“It was an important game for us and we put in a good performance. We competed until the end and got the win we needed.”last_img read more