Syracuse’s seniors get win of careers against No. 13 Louisville in final home game

first_img Published on March 5, 2013 at 2:06 am Contact David: dbwilson@syr.edu | @DBWilson2 Facebook Twitter Google+ When it was all done, Carmen Tyson-Thomas stepped back onto the Carrier Dome floor and looked around. It finally dawned on her: She would never play there again.“I’m not really an emotional person,” Tyson-Thomas said, “but I was just like, ‘Damn.’”For the final time, Syracuse’s seniors took the floor in the Dome and came away with the biggest victory in their four years with the Orange. No. 24 SU (23-6, 11-5 Big East) upset No. 13 Louisville (23-7, 11-5) 68-57 on Senior Night to snap a three-game losing streak, lock up the No. 3 seed in the Big East tournament and give Syracuse its first win over a ranked opponent this season. All three seniors in the rotation – Tyson-Thomas, Elashier Hall and Kayla Alexander – scored in double figures Monday with Alexander’s 16 points leading the way.The Orange’s seniors have knocked off ranked teams during their careers – when they were freshmen, SU upset then-No. 7 West Virginia in the regular-season finale – but with NCAA and Big East tournament positioning on the line, the stakes against a ranked team had never been higher.“Given the time and the place, this is what we needed. We needed this win,” Tyson-Thomas said, agreeing with Hall’s sentiment that this was the biggest win of their careers. “Because we wanted to finish on a strong note and kind of make a statement.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“We made a statement that we could grind on this kind of level and play with the big dogs.”Fellow senior Shanee Williams joined Hall, Alexander and Tyson-Thomas on the court 15 minutes before tipoff to be honored during Senior Night. About 20 minutes later, the four took the floor again when Tyson-Thomas and Williams subbed in to join starters Hall and Alexander at the 18:44 mark.The four seniors stayed on the floor together for three minutes as the Cardinals reeled off an 8-0 run, putting Syracuse in an early 8-3 hole. The Orange eventually headed into halftime trailing 29-27. Alexander played less that than nine minutes due to foul trouble, and Hall and Tyson-Thomas had combined for just two field goals.In the second half, though, the seniors stabilized SU. Syracuse used a 16-0 run in the second half to take control before Hall, Alexander and Tyson-Thomas closed it out for the Orange.“Our seniors made some big plays,” Hillsman said. “ … We made a couple huge shots.”With 1:15 remaining, a 15-point SU lead shrunk to just four. Two 3s by UofL guard Shoni Schimmel put Syracuse’s Senior Night in doubt. Hall got fouled and went to the line. The last two times an SU player went to the line, she missed the front end of a one-and-one. But Hall was cool, knocking down both to stretch the lead to six.Schimmel missed a 3-pointer on the other end and Hall grabbed the rebound. She passed to Tyson-Thomas, who fired to Alexander for a transition layup, sealing the game with 30 seconds remaining.“I just wanted us to win,” Alexander said with a laugh. “Just trying to play basketball. It didn’t really hit me.”The three seniors cracked jokes about each other during the postgame press conference, recalling memories from their freshman years and touching on what makes them all special as players. All three finished their careers with 1,000 points. But what Hillsman said makes this senior class so unique is the different personalities.The Class of 2009 didn’t arrive at Syracuse with lofty expectations. Still, it came together, made sacrifices – Hillsman said Tyson-Thomas’ willingness to come off of the bench was key to the season – and now appears all but certain it will guide the Orange back to the NCAA Tournament.Alexander said she still doesn’t feel her goal of reaching the tournament has been achieved. But Monday night, Hillsman, who had been reluctant to say his team would qualify for the NCAA Tournament, even after 22 wins, could finally concede it.Said Hillsman, grinning from ear to ear: “I think we’re in now.” Commentslast_img read more

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Trojans hold last practice before Thursday’s game

first_imgNo. 13 USC’s Thursday night game against Utah is approaching quickly, and the Trojans are thinking about the atmosphere in Salt Lake City.Familiar foe · Sophomore wide receiver Marqise Lee and the Trojans beat Utah 23-14 in 2011. The game was decided on a last-second blocked field goal. – Carlo Acenas | Daily Trojan“We talk about weathering the storm when you go on the road any time, especially if it’s a Thursday night game in an environment like it’ll be,” USC coach Lane Kiffin said. “[Utah] is going to make some plays. It’s going to happen.”The Trojans are coming off a bye week, and it was after their bye week last season when the team seemed to click against Cal. This season, USC says the week off helped it in multiple cases.“We’re in the best physical shape that we’ve been all year long,” Kiffin said. “It allowed us to clean up some things in all three phases of the game. It was good for our players to get away, from everyday being around [the coaches].”USC will be facing a Utah offense that has had a very slow start to the season. The Utes rank last in the Pac-12 with less than 300 yards of offense per game.—Though USC’s pass rush has been impressive thus far, there have been holes in the secondary. But one defensive back has stood out in practice lately.“[Freshman cornerback] Kevon Seymour played really well,” Kiffin said. “As we go throughout the season, we’ll look to expand his role at some point. It’s good to have a young corner like that.”The Trojans will face a tough test against Utah’s defense, led by their interior defensive lineman Star Lotulelei, expected to be a top-10 selection in next April’s NFL draft.“He can make so many plays. The penetration is such an issue, even if he’s not making a play, he’s making running backs bounce on runs and the quarterback move around,” Kiffin said.A potential key matchup in the game will be Lotelelei against senior center Khaled Holmes. But Kiffin simply said he hopes Holmes plays, and he didn’t provide an update to Khaled’s injury status.USC’s running game has been significantly better with Holmes on the field, so his status for the game figures to be pivotal.last_img read more

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Local groups discuss HB 4500 with Rep. Allor’s team

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisFriday afternoon a group of area students talked with a representative for Rep. Sue Allor to discuss House Bill 4500.The group of students comprised of members of the Alpena 4-H Tech Changemakers club as well as Plastics Float.Each student took turns discussing various scientific issues surround single use plastics as well as micro plastics with Allor’s Legislative Director Jesse Osmer.HB 4500 would see a repeal of Michigan’s current law that prevents local municipalities from enacting any sort of taxation or ban on single use plastic containers such as shopping bags.At the meeting, the group of students expressed their support for a repeal of the law with the hope that the issue would be settled at the local level.“It very much restricts the ability for local communities to work out solutions to this problem by themselves,” says Changemaker member Phineas Imhoff. Representative Allor was unable to make Friday’s scheduled coffee hour due to the need to attend a meeting in Lansing, but did provide the following statement to WBKB:“This bill, which was introduced five weeks ago, has not yet made its way through committee so I have not had the opportunity to fully study it or the law it would repeal. I look forward to monitoring it and having future conversations with these engaged students in the future.”AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: Environment, Plastics, Sue AllorContinue ReadingPrevious Pets of the week May 21, 2019Next Fifth graders, Rotarians perform spring cleaning on Rotary Islandlast_img read more

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Crawford leads Clippers to franchise-record 13th straight win

first_imgSALT LAKE CITY — Jamal Crawford scored 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers used a fourth-quarter rally to beat the Utah Jazz on the road 94-89 on Wednesday night. The Clippers have won a franchise-record 13 straight games against the Jazz.Crawford knocked down four 3-point baskets in the win, and Chris Paul scored 21 points and dished out six assists. Crawford scored 14 in the first half after scoring 23 against the Nuggets on Monday. The Jazz led 83-81 late in the fourth quarter, but the Clippers went on a 9-2 run highlighted by Blake Griffin’s tip-in and a 17-foot jumper from Paul to pull away. Griffin finished with 17 points. Center DeAndre Jordan now has at least one block in 34 consecutive games. That’s the longest current active streak in the NBA. Wednesday was the first of an eight-game road trip for the Clippers Enes Kanter scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the loss, while Derrick Favors added 18 points and nine rebounds. The Jazz led 50-49 at halftime thanks to a 55.6 field goal percentage and just four turnovers. They held Griffin, who entered averaging 22.8 points per game, to just eight points in the first 24 minutes. Griffin, however, scored seven of the Clippers’ final nine points to help cement the victory.Reigning Sixth Man of the Year Crawford made his third start of the season with J.J. Ridick out with a back injury.Austin Rivers, who was acquired via a three-team trade on Jan. 15, was the first player off the bench.center_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

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Media in Germany: Vedad Ibisevic is the right Solution for Werder Bremen

first_imgBy the end of August, Werder Bremen will undoubtedly engage another center forward.The departures of Di Santo and Selke additionally filled the club’s cash register, but left a problem for the coach Viktor Skripnik who currently has only Anthony Ujah, who came from Koln, at his disposal.Ujah indeed played well during the preparations, but everyone agrees that another striker is indispensable for Werder Bremen. The club from Weser is willing to pay five million Euros for the services of the new center forward, provided that the offer at the market is currently quite poor.For a long time now, Claudio Pizarro and Vedad Ibisevic are being mentioned as potential reinforcements of this club. Regardless of the indisputable quality and sympathies of Werder fans, the media in Germany are convinced that Pizarro will fall off due to his age.Vedad Ibisevic, the media claim, is the only football player that meets all the conditions for the transition to the club from Bremen. Werder has got an abundance of time, since the transfer window in Germany ends on the last day of August, at midnight sharp.(Source: klix.ba/ ohoto skysports)last_img read more

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Wellington City Council votes 3-1 to purchase bulldozer

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Thank you for your input. +3 Vote up Vote down redfanx2 · 247 weeks ago Now that the decision has been made to buy the dozer, can they use at the cemetery too help with drainage problems there? Report Reply 0 replies · active 247 weeks ago +10 Vote up Vote down Just me · 247 weeks ago I am curious why Jan Korte abstained. Report Reply 3 replies · active 246 weeks ago +7 Vote up Vote down Larry · 247 weeks ago I would also like to know what Ms. Korte abstained, and also I have a question. Has Mr. Valentine ever voted yes on anything. I understand voting some times to save money, but believe it or not sometimes you pay at little more up front to save in the long run of things. In all the time I have read this site, I cannot remember Mr. Valentine ever to be in favor of anything. Report Reply +5 Vote up Vote down Jennifer · 247 weeks ago I’m guessing she abstained because her husband Frank Korte, the city judge, voiced his opinion on the matter. Report Reply +1 Vote up Vote down james jordan · 246 weeks ago yep that was it .. Report Reply -3 Vote up Vote down notlla · 247 weeks ago Some people have a short memory. Report Reply 0 replies · active 247 weeks ago +9 Vote up Vote down Eric Lacey · 247 weeks ago The Cat is the only brand to go with trust me I know that’s the only thing I will ever own,you cant just look at the up front cost,you need to look at the service and parts that Foley will provide you.Plus the Cat will hold its value way over the Deere and Kamatsu. Good choice council on Caterpillar you wont be sorry. Report Reply 0 replies · active 247 weeks ago +6 Vote up Vote down SuCo Pride · 247 weeks ago I’m glad to hear that the funding will be through dollars collected through the sanitary service. One of the benefits of owning this utility, and Jones made a sound suggestion to not deplete the fund completely. 2.5% interest is cheap money over the long term. I hope they maintain an adequate maintenance budget to keep this machine running beyond its expected life cycle. A dollar spent on maintenance can save $10 spent on repair. Report Reply 0 replies · active 247 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments by James Jordan, Sumner Newscow — The Wellington City Council made the purchase of a new bulldozer for the landfill official Tuesday night, voting 3-1 to buy a new Caterpillar bulldozer from a dealer in Wichita for $374,500. The city will pay $150,000 down and finance the rest. Voting in favor of the purchase of a new bulldozer was: Vince Wetta, Kip Etter, and Bill Butts. Jim Valentine voted against it. Jan Korte abstained. Kelly Green was absent while attending a state water conference. The dozer has been a topic of discussion for a few meetings, and others considered included a new John Deere that would have cost $50,000 less. But city officials felt they would have to spend more on the Deere which would have negated the savings. Public Works director Jeremy Jones said their current piece of equipment is a Kamtasu that has 6,100 hours on it, and it was not designed for landfill type work. They had spent well over $100,000 on repairs over the last year and a half, and Jones said companies he talked to recommended not continuing repairs. They would have to spend $74,000 to replace the motor and it would still need more work. He said even salvage operations did not want the machine for scrap metal. The city held a long work session recently and talked in great detail about the dozers. Judge Frank Korte addressed the council and suggested they try to rebuild the older one. Jones explained that the money for the machine is coming from the departments funds, and not from taxes They get their money through monthly garbage collections as well as transfers and people who bring material to the landfill. That includes non residents of Wellington, so people living outside the city are paying a small part. He said they had the money in the reserve fund about $325,000, but he did not want to completely deplete that fund, so suggested spending $150,000 as a down payment. Jones said people do not realize how harsh of an environment a landfill is for a bulldozer. A machine needs specialized equipment to work in that environment. He said there are 25 caterpillars being used in Kansas landfills, and no John Deere’s. Someone else noted that there are Deere bulldozers being used in other places. The city is currently paying $8,000 per month for a rental unit. The new dozer should be available soon after the first of the year. Councilman Bill Butts said he talked at length with several people in the construction business, “and they all said we need the caterpillar.” He agreed that it is a lot of money, but spending a lot more to fix up the old unit did not make much sense when that money could have gone for a new unit. Council member Kip Etter said he went to Wichita to look at the bulldozers, and talked with a lot of people, and was convinced the Caterpillar was what the city needs.. “From what I have seen, while the Deere costs less, the cost of ownership is less with the Caterpillar,” Etter said. “It would be made up over the life of the machine.” They also took bids for financing, and Cornerbank was given the nod with an interest rate of 2.25 percent. •••••City employees recognized… The city of Wellington recognized employees for years of service. Employee longevity service awards are as follows:  •10 years of service. Bryan Booth, Water Department.; Bryan Stewart, Police Department; Chrostopher Fullerton, Electric Department John Karns, Electric Production Department. •15 years of service: Nathan Nuss, Sanitation Department; Sandra Brownlee, Utility Collections Department; Jerry Preston, Fire Department. •20 years: Tracy Thomas, Street Department. •25 years: Travis Horsch, Electric Production. •30 years: Mark Farley, Fire Department; Darrell Grizzle, Street Department •35 years: Dale Miller, Electric Distribution. •••••Wellington resident concerns… City resident Russell Rains addressed the council, and pointed out what may be an unintended consequence in the city’s contract with utility customers. He said he and some friends have been helping some people who are having trouble paying their bills. According to the contract with the city, no one can live in a house that has past due utilities on it. That could mean if he were paying someone’s utility bill, and they owned a back utility bill, he could get in trouble with his own account. City officials said they would look into it, and said they were not aware of anyone having a problem with that type situation. They also said they were unaware that was in the contract. ••••• In other news: • The city agreed to a design engineering service for a road project on Highway 81 from Harvey Street south to Bodkin. This will cost the city $108,000. It is part of a state project and the state will pay 85 percent of the cost up to $1.5 million. •The city will have a work session with officials from the Kansas Power Pool at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 23 at City Hall.last_img read more

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Simmons fails as Heat lose in Big Bash

first_imgPERTH, Australia (CMC):West Indies limited overs opener Lendl Simmons scored a first ball ‘duck’ as his Brisbane Heat went down to Perth Scorchers by nine wickets in the Big Bash League on Boxing Day.In a low-scoring encounter at the West Australia Cricket Association ground, Heat could only muster 117 for seven off their 20 overs, with the 30-year-old right-handed Simmons dismissed off the second ball of the game.He was caught behind off left-arm seamer Jason Behrendorff with just two runs on the board.Captain Chris Lynn lifted the innings with an unbeaten 75 off 58 balls, with three fours and four sixes, and was just one of two players in double figures and the only one to pass ten.In reply, Scorchers raced to their target with nearly five overs to spare and captain Michael Klinger stoking an unbeaten 53 off 42 deliveries.He put on 46 for the first wicket with Marcus Harris (36) and a further 70 in an unbroken second-wicket partnership with Ashton Agar, who was unbeaten on 24 at the end.Simmons’ West Indies teammate and fellow Trinidadian, Samuel Badree, went wicket-less from four overs of leg-spin, which cost 26 runs.last_img read more

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World Cup: Colombia advances, Senegal eliminated by tiebreaker

first_imgBut Colombia’s hopes appeared diminished when Rodriguez was replace by Luis Muriel because of an apparent injury in the 31st minute against Senegal. Teammate Radamel Falcao patted him on the back sympathetically as he headed to the sideline.Rodriguez returned to the team bench in the second half, in time to see Mina’s header that gave Colombia the lead.Mina, 6-foot-5 (1.95 meters), leapt above a pair of Senegalese defenders to head the ball hard off the ground and off Senegal goalkeeper Khadim Ndiaye’s hand, sending the enthusiastic Colombian fans at Samara Stadium into a frenzy.Senegal kept trying to get a goal that would have sent it to the next round, but Colombia defended well. Japan, content with a 1-0 defeat to Poland in the simultaneous match, was stalling because it would advance if the scores remained the same.Video review was used in the 18th minute when Colombia’s Davinson Sanchez tackled charging forward Sadio Mane. The referee originally gave Senegal the penalty kick, but the review went in Colombia’s favor.ADVERTISEMENT Colombia, which reached the quarterfinals four years ago in Brazil, finished atop its group and is the fourth South American team to advance. Senegal’s elimination means all five African teams are eliminated.Colombia and Japan go on to face opponents from Group G — either England or Belgium, who play later Thursday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownJapan and Senegal were even on points, goal difference, goals scored, and they tied in their head-to-head meeting. If FIFA had not added the fair play tiebreaker for this World Cup, the two teams would have had to draw lots to determine which would advance.Colombia is the only team in Russia to lose its opener — 2-1 to Japan — and make it to the round of 16. The Colombians appeared as to regain form with a 3-0 victory over Poland. James Rodriguez, the Bayern Munich star who was a substitute in the team’s opener because of a calf injury, set up two goals in that match. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ 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 Colombia’s Luis Muriel, left, and Senegal’s Salif Sane challenge for the ball during the group H match between Senegal and Colombia, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)SAMARA, Russia — Yerry Mina leapt high above defenders to score on a header in the 74th minute and Colombia defeated Senegal 1-0 on Thursday to advance to the World Cup knockout stage. Senegal became the first team ever eliminated by a new tiebreaker — number of yellow cards.Poland defeated Japan 1-0 in the other group match. Japan and Senegal were tied on all tiebreakers except “fair play points,” based on yellow and red cards. Japan had four yellow cards, Senegal had six.ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ View comments Carlos Sanchez returned to Los Cafeteros after sitting a one-match suspension of a red card just three minutes into the opener. Sanchez received criticisms and a death threat, which is being investigated by Colombian authorities. It referenced the murder of Colombian defender Andres Escobar following an own-goal at the 1994 World Cup.Senegal opened the tournament in Russia with a 2-1 victory over Poland and followed that with a disappointing 2-2 draw against Japan.Senegal’s last appearance in the World Cup came in 2002, when the team reached the quarterfinals. Current coach Aliou Cisse was the captain of that squad.This is the first time since 1982 that no African teams have advanced from the first round.ALREADY WOUNDEDColombia midfielder Abel Aguilar was unavailable after he was injured and taken off the field on a stretcher in the first half against Poland. Mateus Uribe took his place in that match and started against Senegal.Coach Jose Pekerman would not say when or if Aguilar might return during the tournament, but said the left adductor injury was not as serious as feared.GROUP DYNAMICSThe Colombian fans were well aware of what their team needed to assure a spot in the knockout round: A win. They joined in unison to sing “Let’s go Colombia, tonight we have to win” to start the second half, momentarily drowning out the enthusiastic Senegalese drummers. Attendance was announced at 41,970.KEYS TO SUCCESScenter_img Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95 LATEST STORIES PSL: Sta. Lucia gets first win, drops Cocolife Rodriguez’s departure was a blow to Colombia but Mina came through with his second goal in Russia.FOUR YEARS AGOThursday was the anniversary of Colombia’s 2-0 victory over Uruguay at Maracana Stadium in Brazil that sent Los Cafeteros into the quarterfinals. Rodriguez scored both goals, including one that was voted goal of the tournament.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownlast_img read more

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Plan would move Anaverde pupils to Hillview

first_imgUnder the plan, Anaverde’s seventh- and eighth-graders would continue to attend Hillview until the Anaverde school is built, Rossall said. Farrell said many parents support the move. Westside is leasing the Anaverde campus from the Palmdale School District, which previously used it as a temporary school. karen.maeshiro@dailynews.com (661) 267-5744160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! PALMDALE – Westside Union School District officials are considering moving seventh- and eighth-graders from Anaverde Hills School to Hillview Middle School because of low enrollment at the Anaverde campus. The district had hoped to have four to six classes of seventh- and eighth-graders at Anaverde, but it only has two. “They need to be in a whole different social atmosphere,” trustee Gwen Farrell said. “Since the school isn’t growing, we can move them over to Hillview, where they would get a broader spectrum of education.” About 60 to 70 Anaverde seventh- and eighth-graders would be affected. Anaverde is a K-8 school that opened in 2005 at a leased campus near the Antelope Valley Mall to serve students who live in the Anaverde master-plan community in southwest Palmdale. Westside has an agreement with the Anaverde developer for Antelope Valley’s first developer-built school within the development. Grading plans have been approved, but construction has not yet started, Superintendent Regina Rossall said before Tuesday’s meeting. The board discussed the proposed move at the session, but took no action. If approved, the shifting of students would take place at the start of the 2007-08 school year. Anaverde has an enrollment of about 435 students, about 300 of whom reside in the Anaverde development; the remainder are special-education and transfer students. “That school has not grown as we hoped it would,” Rossall said. last_img read more

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$875,000 Deficit Prompts NLC Board To Shuffle Budget

first_imgRancourt says there’s no indication that funding that was taken away, will return anytime soon.In all, the College has lost close to 190-thousand dollars in provincial funding, it would otherwise have had in its budget. The 31-point-7 million dollar document was adopted at the board’s meeting on Wednesday.Facing a shortfall of 875-thousand dollars, the College saying it’s made some tough decision.One of those the elimination of at least seven full-time positions, combined with staff who might choose early retirement.- Advertisement -College President Laurie Rancourt also points out there are a number of factors the College has no control over, like utilities.She says it’s also in the final year of a contract with its staff.One of the main concerns, though, is the projected growth of oil & gas, and just how training will be carried out, with less money.Advertisementlast_img read more

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