Projected CFP rankings: Who are the top four teams in college football?LSU (13-0)Ohio State (13-0)Clemson (13-0)Oklahoma (12-1)According to SN’s final college football rankings and Playoff picture , the top four will consist of LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Oklahoma. Where the two differ is where Ohio State ranks: SN’s bowl season rankings have Ohio State No. 3, behind second-ranked Clemson. The Playoff picture projects them at No. 2, one spot ahead of the Tigers.College Football Playoff rankings by weekWeek 10No. 1 Ohio StateNo. 2 LSUNo. 3 AlabamaNo. 4 Penn StateWeek 11No. 1 LSUNo. 2 Ohio StateNo. 3 ClemsonNo. 4 GeorgiaWeek 12No. 1 LSUNo. 2 Ohio StateNo. 3 ClemsonNo. 4 GeorgiaWeek 13No. 1 Ohio StateNo. 2 LSUNo. 3 ClemsonNo. 4 GeorgiaWeek 14No. 1 Ohio StateNo. 2 LSUNo. 3 ClemsonNo. 4 GeorgiaWhen is the College Football Playoff?The College Football Playoff semifinals will be on Saturday, Dec. 28 with the Fiesta Bowl and Peach Bowl and the championship game will be on Monday, Jan. 13.DateBowlMatchupTime (TV channel)Dec. 28Peach BowlTBD vs. TBD4 p.m. ET (ABC)Dec. 28Fiesta BowlTBD vs. TBD8 p.m. ET (ABC)Jan. 13National championshipTBD vs. TBD8 p.m. ET (ABC)College Football Playoff committee membersHere is a look at the members of the CFP committee in 2019:Rob Mullens, ChairOregon athletic directorGary BartaIowa athletic directorFrank BeamerFormer Virginia Tech coachPaola BolvinArizona State professorJoe CastiglioneOklahoma athletic directorKen HatfieldFormer Clemson, Rice, Arkansas coachChris HowardRobert Morris University presidentRonnie LottFormer USC All-AmericanTerry MohajirArkansas State athletic directorRay OdiernoFormer U.S. Army Chief of StaffR.C. SlocumFormer Texas A&M coachTodd StansburyGeorgia Tech athletic directorScott StricklinFlorida athletic director No more statements, arguments or debates can be made on the field of play when it comes to the final College Football Playoff rankings. All that remains is the decision of the Playoff selection committee.What teams will comprise the final four teams of the 2019 Playoff? LSU, Ohio State and Clemson all completed 13-0 seasons with wins in the SEC, Big Ten and ACC championship games, respectively. Oklahoma (12-1) is the only other Power 5 conference champion with one loss or fewer; Utah was eliminated from contention with a Friday loss to Oregon in the Pac-12 championship. MORE: Who should be No. 1: LSU or Ohio State?But what order will we find these teams on Sunday? The main argument is for No. 1 between the Bayou Bengals and Buckeyes, though Clemson — which beat No. 23 Virginia 62-17 on Saturday — certainly made a compelling argument that it should be considered as well.Those are the questions for the Playoff committee to tackle. With that, here’s everything you need to know to tune in to the College Football Playoff selection show:What time are the College Football Playoff rankings released?Date: Sunday, Dec. 8Time: 12:15 p.m. ETThe College Football Playoff selection show starts at noon ET on Sunday, Dec. 8 and will run for four hours. The show will announce the unveiling of the four Playoff teams at 12:15 p.m. ET. Each of the New Year’s Day 6 bowl game pairings will be revealed at 3 p.m. ET, followed by the remainder of the bowl slate.CFP selection show channel, how to watchTV channel: ESPNLive stream: WatchESPNThe final unveiling of the College Football Playoff rankings will be shown on ESPN and can be livestreamed on WatchESPN. During ESPN’s four-hour show, the final four CFP teams, the committee’s final rankings and all the matchups of the New Year’s 6 games will be revealed.The “College GameDay” crew of Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit, Jesse Palmer, Joey Galloway and David Pollack will reveal the committee’s decision. Guest analysts Chris Fowler, Greg McElroy and Jon Vilma also will make appearances throughout the broadcast.
Image Courtesy: ForbesAdvertisement qfgNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs5pmWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E5xxws( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 500cWould you ever consider trying this?😱bvCan your students do this? 🌚3x3xr9sRoller skating! Powered by Firework The Forbes’ list of world’s highest-paid athletes of 2020 is out, and the only Indian sportsperson to feature in the list is none other than Virat Kohli. The captain of Team India is also the only cricketer to feature in the list, which is dominated by athletes from other sports such as football, basketball, tennis, MMA and so on.Advertisement Image Courtesy: ForbesKohli was also included in the list for the previous year, but has now moved ahead from 100th to 66th, a whopping jump of 34 spots. According to the reports of the American business magazine, the iconic cricketer has earned a total of USD 26 million, of which, 24 million came alone from endorsements and the rest 2 million from his salary.The list that was headed by footballers with the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr, and the Barcelona talisman who was even the highest paid athlete of 2019, has now lost theior top positions due to the salary cut because of the COVID-19 pandemic.Advertisement Instead, Roger Federer has now moved to the top spot from 5th, with an astounding earning of USD 106.3 million in the previous year. The Swiss superstar’s fellow tennis icons Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are ranked 23rd and 27th, with total earnings of USD 44.6 million and 40 million accordingly.Ronaldo is at the 2nd spot, having earned USD 105 million, followed by previous no. 1 Messi in 3rd and Neymar in 4th, with total earnings of USD 104 million and 95.5 million respectively.Advertisement NBA icon LeBron James is fifth in the list with a gross earning of 88.2 USD million, and is the highest earning basketball player. Formula one superstar Lewis Hamilton is 13th with USD 54 million, and former UFC champion Conor McGregor is 16th, who earned USD 48 million.You can check out the full list here.Kohli was supposed to return to the pitch with Royal Challengers Banglaore in IPL 2020, the cash rich tournament that is now postponed due to the virus crisis. However, the Men in Bulue skipper will be seen in action as India will be touring Australia in December.If you like reading about MMA, make sure you check out MMAIndia.com Also follow India’s biggest arm wrestling tournament at ProPanja.comAlso read-Robin Uthappa reveals who the next MS Dhoni isIndia’s Australian tour date tentatively revealed! Advertisement
SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE SOCCER TV SCHEDULEALL TIMES CENTRAL Programming on ESPN+ includes hundreds of MLB, NHL and MLS games, thousands of college sports events (including football, basketball and multiple other sports from more than 15 conferences), exclusive Top Rank boxing, UFC (beginning in 2019), Grand Slam tennis, international and domestic rugby, cricket, new and exclusive documentary films and series, acclaimed studio shows and the full library of ESPN’s award-winning 30 for 30 films. Fans subscribe to ESPN+ for $4.99 a month (or $49.99 per year) and cancel at any time. Thursday, August 30Central Arkansas at Mississippi State, 7 pm, SEC Network+Sunday, September 2Stephen F. Austin at Texas, 5 pm, Longhorn NetworkTuesday, September 4LSU at Lamar, 7 pm, Cox Sports Television/ESPN+Sunday, September 9Houston Baptist at Texas, 5 pm, Longhorn NetworkFriday, September 28McNeese at Stephen F. Austin, 7 pm, ESPN+ Friday, October 5Central Arkansas at Stephen F. Austin, 7 pm, ESPN+Friday, October 19Incarnate Word at Stephen F. Austin, 7 pm, ESPN3Sunday, October 21Abilene Christian at Stephen F. Austin, 1 pm, ESPN3Wednesday, October 31Southland Tournament Opening Round Game 1, 11 am, Southland Digital NetworkSouthland Tournament Opening Round Game 2, 2 pm, Southland Digital NetworkSouthland Tournament Opening Round Game 3, 5 pm, Southland Digital NetworkSouthland Tournament Opening Round Game 4, 8 pm, Southland Digital NetworkFriday, November 2Southland Tournament Semifinal 1, 4 pm, Southland Digital NetworkSouthland Tournament Semifinal 2, 7 pm, Southland Digital NetworkSunday, November 4Southland Tournament Championship, 1 pm, ESPN+About ESPN+ESPN+ is the premium multi-sport, direct-to-consumer video service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment in conjunction with ESPN. It offers fans thousands of additional live events, on-demand content and original programming not available on ESPN’s linear TV or digital networks. The Cox Sports Television schedule begins a week later with the Cowgirls hosting Arkansas on August 26. It also includes LSU at Lamar on September 4. Both CST broadcasts will be available on ESPN+ outside Cox’s territory.SEC Network+, available to authenticated users via WatchESPN.com and ESPN apps, will carry Central Arkansas at Mississippi State on August 30. Longhorn Network will have coverage of a pair of Texas home games against Southland schools, Stephen F. Austin September 2 and Houston Baptist September 9.The remainder of regular season broadcasts will be produced by Stephen F. Austin, with three matches on ESPN+ and a pair on ESPN3. This will mark the fourth season of SFA’s in-house soccer productions for ESPN platforms.During tournament play, the first two rounds will be carried on the Southland Digital Network. The league’s productions can be viewed on Southland.org/live and the Southland Conference apps, available on iPhone, Android, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Roku. The championship will be exclusive to ESPN+. Sunday, August 19McNeese at TCU, 1 pm, FOX Sports Southwest+Thursday, August 23Stephen F. Austin at TCU, 7 pm, FOX Sports SouthwestSunday, August 26Central Arkansas at Missouri State, 1 pm, ESPN+Arkansas at McNeese, 4 pm, Cox Sports Television/ESPN+ FRISCO, Texas – The Southland Conference’s 2018 soccer broadcast plans include matches regionally televised on Cox Sports Television, FOX Sports Southwest+ and Longhorn Network, in addition to streams on SEC Network+, ESPN+ and ESPN3. The schedule begins Sunday with McNeese at TCU on FSSW+. ESPN+ is an integrated part of the ESPN App, the leading sports app and the premier all-in-one digital sports platform for fans. The ESPN App is a showcase of the company’s culture of innovation, delivering a rich, personalized experience that curates all of ESPN’s incredible content around each fan’s individual tastes. ESPN+ is also available through ESPN.com. Sunday, September 30Lamar at Stephen F. Austin, 1 pm, ESPN+
Naggo Head United continue Run/Walk todayThe second edition of the Knox 40th anniversary 7K Run/Walk will take place today at its Cobbla campus in Manchester.The inaugural race took place last year, when it initiated institution’s 40th anniversary celebrations. This year’s event will take both runners and walkers through the community of Cobbla and a small section of Spaldings. The presentations will take place on the Knox campus.The event is organised in three age categories: Nineteen and Under, 20-39 and over 40. There are different admission charges for students with identification, individuals and groups and registration can be completed before the start of the race.MFA/Howie Chin Prep School leagues onThe sixth season of the Howie Chin/Manchester Football Association (MFA) Preparatory Schools competition is underway. The competition, which is a memorial for the former MFA executive and noted Mandeville businessman Howie Chin, has both a boys’ league and girl’s league. Ten schools are contesting the boys’ competition and five are in the girl’s league.Six matches were played in the opening round, which was hosted at the Belair High School ground. Two matches were played in the girls division.The opening game saw Mount St Joseph defeat Emmanuel Prep 3-0, with Dania Lee Wint scoring twice, while in the second game, Destiny Black’s lone strike gave Knox Prep a 1-0 win over Belair.The opening boys’ game produced the first hat-trick, as multiple scorer Damani Mattis led Knox to a 4-0 win over Hillcrest. In the other boys’ game, Brian Barnes scored twice to lead Mount St Joseph to a 4-0 win over West Indies College Prep.Peter Bunting winning streakWater House United, the mid-season champions, continued their rich vein of form as they chalked up yet another victory, this time a 30-point win (300-270) over Bull Bay United in the Jamaica Domino Council Association Premier League last Sunday.Veteran club Caribbean Classic were also in good form, as they easily defeated Mechanical Strikers 300-251In other games, Spit Fyah trampled Giants 300-281, Jade Strikers upset Braeton All Stars 300-282, Soursop Tree humbled Highlight Strikers 300-290, Right Stuff turned back Exceptional 300-270, Naggo Head beat Vintage Pub 300-282 and International stopped Small Axe 300-279.Cumberland leads MP Colin Fagan Domino LeagueCumberland have amassed 21 points to lead the South East St Catherine Inter-Constituency Domino Tournament that is sponsored by Member of Parliament, Colin Fagan.Unfortunately, Cumberland weren’t able to add to their tally last weekend as their hot battle with Passagefort United ended abruptly with the scores locked at 248-all, due to a dispute.The disciplinary committee will rule on this game.In other games, Garveymeade beat Westmeade Rising Stars 250-238 and Ken’s Wildflower whipped Rising Sun 250-208. The league continues tomorrow. Matches are (home teams named first): Passagefort United vs Ken’s Wildflower, Cumberland vs Waterford and Rising Sun vs Westmeade Rising Stars.MFA season kicks offThe 2016-17 season of the Manchester Football Association (MFA) kicked off on Thursday with the start of the Brumalia House knock-out competition.Sponsorship of the competition is significant as Brumalia House are the longest serving sponsor at this time for the MFA, as it nears two decades of continuous sponsorship.The first match fittingly featured defending champions Ricam Academy at their Greenvale home against new entrants, Technical Strikers.The game was won by Ricam Academy 3-0, with Michael Hamilton grabbing the spotlight by scoring two goals, including the first goal of the season in the sixth minute from a superbly taken free-kick. Kemar Ricketts then scored Ricam’s second goal in the 34th minute as they enjoyed a 2-0 half-time advantage.Hamilton would return to make the game safe with his second strike in the 58th minute, as Ricam advanced to the second round.Knox CC 7K steamroll Waterford in INSPORTS netballNaggo Head Primary got off to a hot start as they steamrolled Waterford Primary 20-7 as the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Portmore Primary Schools Netball League tipped off with a dress parade and opening matches at Waterford Primary on Wednesday.Naggo Head were led by Quayecian Davis, who scored 12 goals, while her shooting partner, Kelliese Roberts, netted eight. Laynika Lyn scored all seven goals for Waterford.In the feature match, defending champions Portsmouth had to stave off a strong challenge from Gregory Park, before prevailing 9-7. Portsmouth led 4-3 at half-time.Waterhouse football roundupGeorges Valley (15 points), Blue Mountain (13) and Old England (12) headline the pack of teams trying to make it as divisional finalists in the Peter Bunting Community Football League. Porus (11) and Inverness (nine) are also in contention.In last week’s matches, Georges Valley stayed unbeaten and grabbed the spotlight, whipping Mandeville Police 5-0. The top of the table clash in the Bellefield Division, featuring Blue Mountain and Porus, ended 1-1.Other notable winners were Kendal, who outscored Comfort 4-2 in the Royal Flat Division and Coffee Grove, who edged Bombay 2-1 in the Bellefield Division.Tie produces drama in Mandeville shootClub master Orville Henriques, fresh from his fair performance in the United States Nationals the previous week, again proved too much for his Mandeville-based club rivals to finish on top at last weekend’s monthly match at the Manchester Rifle and Pistol Club, the 10th major contest of the year.However, it was the percentage tie between four shooters in the top five which produced the drama in a shoot that took place in rainy conditions.First Ellsworth Dixon and Thomas Jones produced identical percentages of 83 for second and third, respectively, among the club’s shooters. Dixon was given the edge when they were broken to micro digits.Owen Campbell and Evan Grant then had to be separated for fourth and fifth, respectively, after both produced 71 per cent. Campbell secured the edge when the scores were separated by decimal points.Only two major matches are left to complete what has been an extraordinary year at the Lincoln based range.
Blazers foil LeBron, Cavs’ late run to stretch streak to 11 wins Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism The Suns’ body language showed frustration and it boiled over as the Jazz took firm control of the game.With Utah leading 69-50 in the third quarter, Rubio was headed full speed on a fast break when Jared Dudley body-blocked him to the floor, starting a scrum in front of the Suns bench. Dudley got a flagrant 2 foul and was ejected, along with Marquese Chriss for pushing Rubio back down after Dudley’s shove. Ingles and Mitchell were assessed technical fouls.“I could understand why Marquese got ejected. That’s the only one though,” Phoenix coach Jay Triano said. “If you’re going to eject anybody else, Ingles ran in to instigate as much as anybody else did. And Mitchell. They were in there escalating rather than diffusing more than anybody. I don’t think there was a foul enough to warrant a flagrant 2.”Ingles and Mitchell disagreed, saying they just backing up their point guard.“There is a camaraderie and a sense of brotherhood and they defend each other,” Utah coach Quin Snyder said of his team.ADVERTISEMENT Jazz: Host the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback MOST READ Mitchell scored 23 points to lead the Jazz to a 116-88 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night, their eighth consecutive victory.“We have a group of guys here that put the team first and we all care about winning and defending,” said Rudy Gobert, who had 21 points and 13 rebounds.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkJoe Ingles scored 17 points, including four 3-pointers, and Jae Crowder added 12 for the Jazz, who have won 20 of their last 22 games.T.J. Warren paced Phoenix with 19 points while Josh Jackson had 17 and Devin Booker added 12. The Suns have lost seven in a row. LATEST STORIES Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Rubio had 12 points and 11 assists, and Dante Exum made his first appearance of the season for the Jazz and finished with 10 points.With 1:16 left in the first quarter, Exum entered to a loud ovation after a long rehabilitation from shoulder surgery in October.Because of Gobert’s presence, the Suns took a number of twisting high-arcing floaters and often cut short drives to the baskets. The Suns also committed 22 turnovers while struggling to get clean looks.“(Gobert) definitely bothers a lot of shots around the basket,” Jackson said. “It’s definitely tougher when he’s out there on the floor.”Spurred by Mitchell’s two dunks and a 3-pointer in the final two minutes, the Jazz opened a 56-43 lead at halftime after trailing early in the second quarter.TIP-INSSuns: Booker, who injured his right hand during practice Wednesday, was a game-time decision and couldn’t find much success against the Jazz. Facing a variety of defenders, Booker shot 3 for 18 and had four turnovers. … Starters Dragan Bender and Alex Len both went scoreless in the first half.Jazz: Crowder has led the Jazz bench in scoring in 12 of the 14 games since coming over from Cleveland in a trade. … Utah ranks second in scoring defense and improved to 27-5 when holding opponents under the century mark.THE EXUM FACTOROft-injured point guard Dante Exum, who has played in just 149 games since he was drafted fifth in 2014, was cleared to play for the first time this season. “He made a choice that he was going to attack it. There’s been a determination … not just to rehabilitate his shoulder, but also to stay connected mentally and stay a part of the group is something that he’s (done). It would be easy to disconnect and become detached and wallow in your misery and he just didn’t do that,” Snyder said.SCHOOL IN SESSIONUtah led by 20 in the fourth but Snyder was still coaching. While Mitchell celebrated an alley-oop to Gobert, Snyder called a timeout and charged out to mid-court to correct Mitchell’s positioning a couple plays earlier. “He wants me to understand matchups and situations,” the rookie said. “It’s all part of the learning process … for a coach to come out and talk to a player like that and help me out was huge.” Mitchell wasn’t embarrassed by being singled out.UP NEXTSuns: Host the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night. Phoenix Suns interim coach Jay Triano, right, grabs Utah Jazz forward Joe Ingles (2) as he goes after Phoenix Suns forward Marquese Chriss (0) after Jazz guard Ricky Rubio (3) was shoved to the court during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Salt Lake City. Suns’ Jared Dudley and Chriss were ejected. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)SALT LAKE CITY — When Ricky Rubio was shoved to the floor twice, it didn’t take long for the rest of his Utah Jazz teammates to come to his defense.“On this team, we all love each other, so that makes it easy to stick up for each other,” rookie Donovan Mitchell said.ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery
Residents of Kildonan, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) and its surrounding communities were on Tuesday urged by Minister of State Joseph Harmon to hold public officials inclusive of those in Regional and Neighbourhood Democratic Councils (RDC/NDCs) accountable, as he noted that they have been placed there to serve the citizens. He reiterated that they must therefore demand that their interests and those of the community are addressed.The Minister, while speaking at a community meeting held at the Kildonan Community Centre Ground, addressed the concerns that were raised by residents as it relates to poor utility services that are being offered.The Minister called on residents to hold their regional officials accountable just as they do Central Government and admonished the regional leaders to work toMinister of State Joseph Harmon during his address to residentsensure the interests of their constituents are properly represented.“You have to put pressure on these people, on the NDC, on the RDC because when funds are allocated, it is for them to provide a service for you citizens. If you know money has been allocated in the budget for works in your community and you do not see anything happening, there is a provision in the clause of NDCs, which states that you can go and petition the NDC,” he said to the residents.His advice to the regional officials was, “Community leaders must face the community. If you cannot talk to your people and do things for them then they will not respect you or listen to you. You have to see people and see what they need,” he said.During the meeting, Marvin Duncan, a resident who lost his home recently to a fire, was informed by Minister Harmon that 10 tonnes of sand as well as 500 concrete blocks will be provided to aid his rebuilding efforts.Hazrat Hussain, also a resident of the region, noted that the residents of East Bank Berbice are happy and grateful for the works that have been taking place in that area, particularly the road works.The Public Infrastructure Ministry has undertaken the $1.2 billion project, which will see the construction of a five kilometres roadway from Overwinning to Everton, equipped with new features aimed at bolstering road safety. The road, which was deplorable in the dry weather, is now impassable in the rainy season.
Depending on how well they perform early on, the Trackers will have a chance in playing through the semi-finals and finals, possibly earning the Tournament Title.Advertisement Following game two, on January 3, the Trackers will be taking on the Prairie Storm for their third game of the Tournament. To start off the Tournament, on January 1, the Trackers will be taking on the Yale Lions. The 52nd Annual Kamloops International Bantam Ice Hockey Tournament runs from January 1 to January 5, 2020, in Kamloops. – Advertisement -Then on January 2, the Trackers will be facing the North Zone Kings for game two of the Tournament. For the Tournament, the Trackers will be participating in Pool A of the Tier One Division which will include playing against the Prairie Storm, the North Zone Kings, and the Yale Lions. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Northeast B.C. Bantam Trackers will be headed to Kamloops, from January 1 to the 5, for the 52nd Annual Kamloops International Bantam Ice Hockey Tournament.
[asset|aid=1204|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=15b835948429375630a228920606dd16-Tax Hill 1_1_Pub.mp3]He says there will be numerous jobs created as a result of the announcement.Hill says the money will be invested three months early to help overcome the ailing economy.[asset|aid=1205|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=15b835948429375630a228920606dd16-Tax Hill 2_1_Pub.mp3]Advertisement Photo: Left to right: Prince George-Peace River MP Jay Hill, Mayor Bruce Lantz and Senator Richard Neufeld announced a doubled Gas Tax for Fort St. John – Christine Rumleskie/Energeticcity.caFort St. John will be receiving a doubled Gas Tax, three months early this year. – Advertisement -The announcement was made on Wednesday by Price George-Peace River MP Jay Hill, Senator Richard Neufeld and Mayor Bruce Lantz.That means the City will see just over 745 thousand dollars, compared to about 372 thousand dollars last year.Mayor Bruce Lantz says he will discuss the money with council members first, before announcing the projects it will be used for.Meanwhile, Mr. Hill says the money can be used for any local infrastructure projects.Advertisement Hill says infrastructure money is used generally to upgrade older buildings or roads, instead of completing newer buildings like the Enerplex.
0Shares0000Harry Kane set up two of England’s three goals against Spain on Monday. © AFP / CRISTINA QUICLERSEVILLE, Spain, Oct 16 – Luis Enrique had said he was ready for the criticism and it fired from all angles after Spain were beaten by England on Monday for their first competitive defeat at home in 15 years.Three wins out of three and 12 goals scored had launched Spain into a new era of optimism after their miserable World Cup last summer. But La Roja were dealt a reality check, losing 3-2, as England ran riot during a whirlwind first half in Seville.Paco Alcacer’s header, and a Sergio Ramos goal with the last touch of the game, reduced the glare of the score but there was no doubting England were deserving winners.Raheem Sterling’s double and a smart finish from Marcus Rashford made sure of that.“Suddenly the Spain that seemed to be afloat again in this muddled League of Nations collapsed with a crash and without remedy,” wrote El Pais on Tuesday. “Spain has taken a slap of reality,” said Marca.This is the same team that looked rejuvenated after victories over England, Croatia and Wales but one defeat, at home, has quickly altered the perspective.“When we put six past Croatia nobody told us we gave too many passes,” Dani Ceballos said.Harry Kane set up two of England’s goals, the second for Rashford after a brilliant piece of hold-up play left Ramos and Nacho scrambling. Kane made a strong impression.“Kane threw overboard all the illusions of La Roja and brought into question the foundations on which Luis Enrique’s project is based,” wrote Diario Sport.Mundo Deportivo described Kane as “masterly” while Marca carried a poll on its website, asking: “How much would you pay for Harry Kane?” More than half answered 150 to 200 million euros.There was praise too for Sterling and Rashford, “the hares of Southgate”, according to AS. Contrasting England’s pace to Spain’s possession game, Mundo wrote: “The English do not get tangled up. They move like rockets.”The admiration of Kane, in particular, perhaps stems from envy too. Diego Costa was injured and absent in Seville but his style has never chimed with the Spanish national team, while Iago Aspas, Rodrigo and Alvaro Morata are yet to claim the position as their own.“There is no country in Europe with so many difficulties at centre forward than Spain,” El Pais wrote. “The sudden popularity of Paco Alcacer is explained by his recent and explosive goal production, but he will hardly solve the mystery.”In defence, Ramos’ poor start to the season continued, his place arguably secured more by a lack of compelling alternatives than his own form.“A symbol of the disaster,” wrote AS. “He was chaotic all night.”Others laid the blame with the midfield where Sergio Busquets was caught out of position as England tore forward for Sterling’s first goal. Saul Niguez, so impressive in Spain’s 2-1 win at Wembley last month, was quiet.“Busquets was making mistakes that were unusual for him,” Marca said. “It is impossible to prove but the first half was perhaps his worst in the red shirt.”England will hope this victory, their first against a World Cup winner since they beat Argentina in 2002, will prove a springboard for their young team. It did not go unnoticed across Europe.“England were ruthless,” Italy’s La Gazetta wrote. “It was an unrecognisable Spain, harmless up front, disconnected with Busquets and Saul in midfield, and disastrous at the back.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Green Party election candidate Paula Flanagan.The Green Party has announced that Paula Flanagan from Gortahork will be standing as their candidate in Donegal for the upcoming General Election.Paula who is originally from Fermanagh, has lived with her partner Jim in Gortahork since 2001 and has family links in Bundoran and Ballyshannon.She has worked as a community and peace worker on both sides of the border for over 20 years, working particularly with women and young people.“There are two reasons I decided to stand in this General Election. The first is as a woman I do not feel equally represented in the Dáil, while the second is the need for a green voice representing Donegal in the next Dáil.” Highlighting the need for more female representation, Paula said there is little doubt that women have been disproportionately affected by this Government’s present policies and measures.“I have seen this first hand with the groups that I have worked with as a development worker. I also feel there is an opportunity to truly honour 1916 by having more female voices represented in Government as a testament to the vital role women had in creating our democratic history.”On how the Green Party could make a difference to the lives of people in Donegal Paula explained “At the heart of green politics is social justice but it is now painfully obvious that the floods devastating communities across the country are a sad reflection of the short sighted economic and political gains promoted by the present Government. With support from Green Party policies, Donegal is well placed to be an innovation hub for job creation within the energy, tourism and agriculture sectors, while ensuring that those who may not always be heard such as young people and women will be recognised.”By voting for Paula in 2016, the Green Party says Donegal constituents will have a strong female and green voice representing them in the Dáil that focuses on having a positive sustainable future for the county. GORTAHORK WOMAN TO STAND FOR GREEN PARTY IN DONEGAL was last modified: January 8th, 2016 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:CandidatedonegalGreen PartyPaula Flanagan