Royals target new training base

first_img “Bearwood is one of a number of sites we have looked at and of course there is a long way to go before anything is confirmed or any work can begin. “As a club we aim to build, evolve and succeed so we need to move away from the current site at Hogwood, which we have outgrown. “With the plans we have in place for the first team facility, and our desire to have the best possible academy, this is a vital step and if all goes well then it can only be of benefit to the football club.” The Royals’ return to the npower Championship was decided with three games to spare, but owner Anton Zingarevich remains committed to improving the club on and off the field. “We are striving to improve all aspects of the football club and have agreed in principle a contract with Bearwood to purchase land and build a new training ground, subject to planning permission,” chief executive Nigel Howe told the club’s official website. Press Associationcenter_img Relegated Reading are pressing ahead with plans for a new training ground, with a deal agreed in principle with Bearwood Golf Club.last_img read more

Syracuse loses in straight sets at North Carolina State

first_img Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ On Oct. 21, Syracuse senior middle blocker Amber Witherspoon was benched halfway through the match against North Carolina State. SU head coach Leonid Yelin was critical of the way she reacted to his remarks and chose to send her a message.  “We didn’t see this energy. We didn’t see this fire,” Yelin recalled saying to Witherspoon. “We didn’t see when we were talking to you, you responding.” Today, The usually dominant Syracuse (17-8, 13-4 Atlantic Coast) block was nullified by NC State (15-12, 9-8) in a 25-23, 25-20, 25-20 straight set loss. The Wolfpack tallied a .264 hit percentage and a total of 55 kills in only three sets. In the first set, the Orange middle blockers stopped only one NC State attack. The Wolfpack duo of freshman Jade Parchment and senior Teni Sopitan consistently evaded Witherspoon and senior Christina Oyawale. On set point, ahead 24-23, Sopitan fired a hit past Witherspoon’s right arm and over the clenched hands of senior Jalissa Trotter, handing the first set to NC State. On the very first point of the second set, senior Santita Ebangwese rejected a hit from sophomore Melissa Evans into the floor. She unleashed a scream as her teammates patted her on the back. Yet, that wasn’t a theme for what was to come. NC State spiked 15 kills and held the Orange to a .065 hit percentage. On the final point of the set, Trotter once again couldn’t deflect an NC State hit.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textAs the third set came to its inevitable finale, Yelin didn’t appear angry. He sat on the bench with his left hand rested on the bottom of his chin. When Parchment crushed the final hit past Ebangwese, he gathered his notes, shook hands with NC State head coach Linda Hampton-Keith and paced towards the locker room. With only one match remaining on Saturday against Wake Forest, Syracuse is ranked No. 27. Since 2010, only two teams ranked better than No. 40 in RPI have missed the NCAA tournament. center_img Published on November 21, 2018 at 4:28 pm Contact Adam: adhillma@syr.edu | @_adamhillmanlast_img read more

Ice Fest Sarajevo 2014: Match of Telemach Olimpija and Villacha Tonight

first_imgAfter last night’s and today’s training, the Hockey Club Olympia from Ljubljana stated that the condition of the ice and other facilities of Olympic hall Zetra in Sarajevo are pleasantly surprising.“We are happy to be here again and is it a pleasure to be hosted in Sarajevo. We were told that huge fan support is expected and that the hall will be full of people. It is nice to hear that and we hope not to not disappoint the local sport fans”, said Matjaž Sekelj, Director of Ljubljana Club last night.Ice Fest Sarajevo 2014 starts tonight with the match of Telemach Olimpija and Villacha.(Source: Klix.ba)last_img read more

VP Pence’s plane forced back to DC for unspecified emergency

first_imgVice President Mike Pence’s airplane was diverted from New Hampshire back to Washington Tuesday after being called back for an unspecified emergency.Pence was scheduled to visit Salem to participate in a roundtable discussion and deliver remarks on the opioid crisis in New Hampshire.However, shortly before the vice president was expected to arrive, an event official told the crowd that Air Force Two had been diverted because of an emergency.“We do have a situation where the vice president was called back to Washington,” Randy Gentry, a representative of Pence’s office, told the crowd, adding that the event had been canceled.A spokesman for Pence’s office said the vice president needed to go back to the White House, and that he will return to New Hampshire at a later date.It remains unclear to what the emergency pertains.last_img read more