first_imgThe wide open historic Curragh of Kildare was the excellent venue for the final National challenge of 2011 uneven age and novice .It began at 11.30 and by noon Finn Valley were on a roll.The diminutive Castlederg girl Aoife Mc Grath pushing into a top position with Buncrana’s Emer O Neill , Daniella Jansen a pupil at Dromore N S. and a fast finishing Lauren Mc Daid closing in only Naas AC getting in ahead by a few points . Also on duty Zoe Kelly  of Dromore and Sinead Gallagher St Mary’s . On to the boys 11 age division Keith Mc Colgan hits the front ready to give it a serious shot didn’t exactly hang on but didn’t throw in the towel either battling with eventual team leader Shane Mc Monagle who hails also from Tooban N .S, newcomer Jack Gillespie ,Gleneely N. S. , and completing the team Alex Mc Geehin of Stranorlar .They were joined by Dylan Crossan , Pauric Harold and Adam Mc Crudden and again hey were just beaten by Munster champions West Waterford with a Co Clare squad in bronze.Shortly after noon the under 13 groups were out and about. There was a disappointing return from the girls but the boys were ready to have a go led by national under 12 champion Aaron Mc Glynn Glenfin. They were always in contention as was Convoy St Bridget’s lad Bryan mMcNamee ultimately 5th and 8th with Luke Gavigan St Mary’s , Stranorlar and just back from injury Denver Kelly with Charles Mc Daid ,Calvin o Brien , jamie Keegan and Samuel Mc Clintock in support silver medals for these lads behind Craughwell ,Galway.No luck for Valley under 15 but they came close under 19 boys but the absence of Patrick Hynes Foy who sick was telling. Mark Bonner, Ryan Porter, Justin Brown and Patrick Gallagher were on duty but just missed out . In a most competitive novice women’s race there were no medals but a very brave effort from these ladies Kathleen Mc Nulty , Catherine Brogan ,Charmaine o Brien ,Mary connolly and Maria Mc Gonagle with Mark Hoy Donegal lead runner men’s noviceThe Lifford 5k Sunday had a cross section of athletes Fit4life etc won by recent recruit crossroads native Gerard Gallagher and the women’s section winner student Ailish Patton a double for the Valley contingent.Very encouraging to see so many parents travel to the Kildare venue and next up Boxing Day / stephens Day 5k @ Finn Valley 2pm and there is an open invitation to all young and old to come out and make it a great family occasion.Finally a big well done to Fionnuala Britton European cross country champion only the second Irish ever the previous winner Catriona Mc Kiernan. PATSY MCGONAGLE’S ATHLETICS REPORT was last modified: December 12th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:patsy mcgonagle’s athletics reportlast_img read more

Ear mold issues found in Ohio corn

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest The wet weather late in the growing season continues to wreak havoc with Ohio’s corn crop, causing issues that range from poor stalk quality to bird damage to ear molds. Bill Mullen, Director of Agronomic Services with Seed Consultants found all three concerns in one Southwest Wayne County field.last_img

AT&T pilots smart city projects around Chicago

first_imgHow Connected Communities Can Bolster Your Busi… Tags:#AT&T#CES2017#Chicago#IoT#Smart Cities#smart city#transportation Donal Power How IoT Will Play an Important Role in Traffic … AT&T and the City of Chicago are deepening their smart city partnership with a pilot project for smart kiosks and bus shelters.The telecoms giant is expanding its smart cities work in the city with the new structures that will provide free Wi-Fi.The announcement of the project, which will roll the technology out within the next couple months was announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.Besides internet connectivity, the smart transit shelters will include digital delays tracking bus arrival times and intelligent lighting. Ericsson is also a technology partner on the shelters.As for the kiosks, they will feature touchscreens, USB charging ports and tourist information.  They also may include expanded information like public safety and weather alerts, along with restaurant offers.“All the pilots we’re doing are designed to keep the residents more productive and engaged as they move about town,” said Mike Zeto of AT&T’s Smart Cities program. “The goal is to help the city try out tech that will provide benefits.”She said that the city would be launching up to three prototype bus shelters and five kiosks around the city. The locations of the test beds will be announced in the coming weeks.Looking to make O’Hare smarter, tooMeanwhile, AT&T Smart Cities is expanding its presence at O’Hare International Airport. It currently is installing digital displays that show real-time ground transport information.And now it is adding a new project which will capture passenger data as they move around the airport.“We’re leveraging big data to look at the flow of people throughout the airport to help us understand where people are coming from and where they are going,” said Chicago’s Chief Information Officer Brenna Berman. “That kind of data will help the team that manages O’Hare better understand how to help the travelers at O’Hare. For example, is there a better way to manage the taxi queue?”Chicago was one of the first U.S. cities involved in AT&T’s smart cities program, announced last year.center_img Related Posts Surveillance at the Heart of Smart Cities For Self-Driving Systems, Infrastructure and In…last_img read more

Teng leads Flying V despite playing with flu

first_imgCayetano to unmask people behind ‘smear campaign’ vs him, SEA Games Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH 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 Games “It’s like the flu game?,” he asked jokingly.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netJeron Teng wasn’t supposed to play, yet on Monday, it was still him who had to carry the biggest weight of the game for Flying V.The La Salle standout took it upon himself to play through his sickness and showed his fortitude as he kept the thunder unbeaten in the 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup with a huge 83-78 victory over Marinerong Pilipino.ADVERTISEMENT Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ “He wasn’t feeling well. He didn’t have any time to rest since arriving. And when he came to the venue, he said he really can’t play,” said the mentor.But after seeing his team down by as much as 18 points early, the 6-foot-2 swingman urged his coach to put him in.“Come second quarter, he said, ‘Coach, give me some time to warm up. I’ll play. Let me play and help the team out.’ That fired up the team and gave us a boost,” recounted Altamirano, which he obliged, as Teng spurred an awe-inspiring run to get Flying V back in the game and eventually nab the win.He finished the game with 15 points, six assists, and four rebounds off the bench, including eight of the Thunder’s last nine points, none bigger than his pull-up 15-foot jumper with 41.7 seconds to spare to ice the triumph.Altamirano lauded the leadership qualities Teng has been showing for Flying V this conference, but laughed when asked if this performance was reminiscent to that of Michael Jordan’s in Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals.ADVERTISEMENT World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire Tanduay catches fire in the 3rd quarter, racks 3rd straight win WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garagecenter_img LATEST STORIES MOST READ What ‘missteps’? Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. And for coach Eric Altamirano, he can’t say anything less on the fighting spirit of his star.“I’m just really proud of Jeron on how he took it upon himself that even though he wasn’t feeling well, he forced himself to play because he knew how important this game is,” the soft-spoken Altamirano said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutTeng arrived on Saturday after his stint with Chooks-Pilipinas 3×3 in the 2017 Fiba 3×3 World Cup in Nantes, France and immediately joined the team’s practices for the next two days. He then, fulfilled other obligations through the course of the weekend before joining the Thunder anew for the game.Battling flu on Monday, Teng was already ruled out by Altamirano for the game against the Skippers. Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ View commentslast_img read more