Music Stars To China Free Jailed Tibetan Singers‏

first_imgAccording to an April 2013 US State Department report, China has implemented “severe repression of Tibet’s unique religious, cultural and linguistic heritage by, among other means, strictly curtailing [Tibetans’] civil rights”. Other “serious human rights abuses included extrajudicial killings, torture [and] arbitrary arrests”. Media, international human rights NGOs and UN human rights institutions are banned from Tibet. International think tank Freedom House has given Tibet a “worst-of-the-worst” freedom rating of 7.0 while the chair of the US Senate’s foreign relations committee has described it as “one of the most repressed and closed societies in the world”. More than 120 Tibetans have set themselves on fire in protest against Chinese rule since 2011.Free Tibet director Eleanor Byrne-Rosengren said: “Music is a vital part of Tibet’s resistance. Singers such as Lolo not only keep alive a culture that China is trying to erase from the world, but their songs articulate the aspirations, fears and courage of a people who remain proud and defiant after 60 years of occupation.“Last year, the world community responded with justified outrage to the treatment of Pussy Riot but musicians in Tibet have no platform or profile. Their protests consist of singing songs and seeking to have their music heard; their arrests, trials and sentencing take place where no media are permitted to go. China may be able to silence these musicians for now but it cannot silence the voices of people outside Tibet calling for their release.” Peter Gabriel, Thom Yorke and Ed O’Brien (Radiohead), Serj Tankian (System of a Down) and Tjinder Singh (Cornershop) are the first signatures on a petition launched today by Free Tibet calling on China to release eight singers jailed in Tibet for songs celebrating Tibetan culture and calling for freedom.Lolo, Chakdor, Pema Trinley, Kalsang Yarphel and Shawo Tashi were arrested or sentenced this year. Ugyen Tashi, Achok Phulsung and Choksal were jailed last year. Lolo faces six years in jail, the longest of the sentences. A further two singers – Trinley Tsekar and Gongpo Tenzin – were arrested in November and further information is being sought about their circumstances.China has occupied Tibet since 1950 and imposes severe punishments on Tibetans convicted of crimes intended to “dismember the State”. The national flag and images of Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, are prohibited. Tibetans can be punished simply for having “nationalistic” songs on their phones.The petition signed by the musicians calls on China’s minister of justice to release the eight and says: “Singing songs in your own language about the issues of concern to your own people is not a crime. China claims to protect Tibetan culture but by imprisoning these musicians it is suppressing that culture, as well as violating the human rights of these individuals . . . I urge you to ensure that all artists in Tibet and all Tibetans are free to express themselves without fear of arrest, imprisonment or any other form of punishment.”The jailed singers (all male) are:· Lolo, 30: sentenced in 2013 to 6 years after calling for Tibet’s independence, unity of the Tibetan people and the return of the Dalai Lama through songs.· Shawo Tashi, 40: sentenced in 2013 to five years after taking part in anti-China protests, distributing photos and notes of Tibetan self-immolators, singing national pride songs.· Pema Tinley, 22: sentenced to two years in 2013 after songs praising the Dalai Lama and Tibetans who have self-immolated in protest against China’s occupation.· Chakdor, 32: Pema Tinley’s musical partner, sentenced in 2013 to two years after songs praising the Dalai Lama and Tibetans who have self-immolated in protest against China’s occupation· Kalsang Yarphel, 38: arrested in 2013 after organising concerts and singing political and Tibetan national pride songs. Still in detention, not yet tried or sentenced.· Ugyen Tashi, 25: arrested February 2012, sentenced to two years after singing songs dedicated to the Dalai Lama.· Choksal, age unknown: arrested July 2012, sentenced to two years after singing politically-sensitive songs· Achok Phulsung, 33: arrested 2012, current status unknown.last_img read more

Torontos Best Dressed Stylist Jessica Tjeng

first_img Login/Register With: Twitter Jessica Tjeng spends her days at photo shoots with some of the biggest names in fashion—Burberry, Versace and Adidas, to name a few. Here, she explains why her personal fashion philosophy is to keep it simple.My style guru is…’90s Helmut Lang. He invented casual chic.I’d break the bank for…Nothing. I’m too practical! But I did just splurge on a $900 pair of Alexander Wang boots. Advertisement Advertisementcenter_img Advertisement LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Facebooklast_img

Morocco and Benin Sign MoU on Urban Development

Rabat- Morocco and Benin have enhanced their cooperation by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on urban development.On Friday, the Moroccan minister of urban development, housing, and urban policy, Abdelahad Fassi Fihri, signed with his Beninese counterpart, Jose Tonato, a Memorandum of Understanding on land development, urban planning, housing, and urban policy. The agreement, according to the state-owned media outlet Maghreb Arab Press (MAP), aims to improve and increase the transfer of expertise in urban planning, architecture, and land use planning.   Morocco intends, through the agreement, to foster the exchange of information on spatial planning and sustainable urban and rural development, specifically in terms of legislation. Trainings and skills transfer on urban planning are also part of the agreement, representing continuity in Morocco’s strategy in the continent. Benin and Morocco both have needs in terms of housing, city improvements, and building maintenance, due to rapid and increasing urbanization. Abdelahad Fassi Fihri declared that the agreement will allow the two countries to cooperate more efficiently in these fields of common interest. Jose Tonato stressed the political will of the two countries to enhance cooperation and exchange and emphasized the good and fraternal relations linking Morocco and Benin.In his declaration, Tonato also praised Morocco’s regional development policies and expressed the usefulness of the approach for Benin. Benin is currently working on an action program of structural reforms for national territory, economic growth, and social development. read more

New Buses to Hit Rabats Roads Starting Wednesday

Rabat – Mayor of Rabat Mohamed Sadiki announced that the much needed new buses will take their first passengers on August 21.Sadiki took to his Facebook to announce the news on Tuesday, August 20.“I have been asked several times by several national media outlets in recent days (…) about the delay of the launch of operations of the new buses. I have repeatedly replied that the new buses will be launched soon as I could not give a specific day due to some necessary arrangements, ” said the mayor. Read Also: ALSA-City Bus to Increase Ticket Prices Despite ‘High Prices’ BoycottHe added that now he can bring good news to the inhabitants of Rabat, as the launch of operations of the new buses will start on August 21.The new Alsa-City Bus buses will replace the current fleet run by Stareo. Stareo has been serving citizens in Rabat and its twin cities for many years.Alsa City, a joint venture between Moroccan company City Bus and Spanish company Alsa, won the tender by public transport provider Al Assima in January 2018 to manage the Rabat-Sale public bus system.The contract promises a MAD 10 billion investment into the bus transport system in the region (approximately $1.2 billion) over the next 15 years. The contract includes bringing over 300 new buses to Rabat-Sale. read more

Government seeks support to defeat LTTE rump

Commenting on the development of Colombo the Secretary Defence said that even foreign countries are impressed with the cleanness and beauty of Colombo and its suburbs and are showing keen interest in visiting and investing in the country. The Defence Ministry quoted him as saying that Sri Lanka must now maintain the present peaceful environment for the benefit of the future generations. The government has sought public support to defeat the efforts of the LTTE rump and their proxies operating from other countries to undermine the peace and reconciliation process.Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said that due to the war which had lasted for 30 years the development of the country was obstructed, a large number of human lives were lost and properties destroyed.

Conference Board report predicts turbulence for Canadian airline industry

Conference Board report predicts turbulence for Canadian airline industry AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email OTTAWA – Canada’s airline industry is experiencing turbulence amid economic jitters and intensifying competition, says a report released by the Conference Board of Canada on Friday.The Ottawa-based economic forecaster estimates the sector will lose $165 million this year as business and leisure travellers curb their spending in an uncertain economic environment.“The European debt crisis is not over and the U.S. economic recovery remains sluggish. At home, Canadians are turning their attention to paying down their debt and are growing more cautious when it comes to spending,” said Michael Burt, the board’s director of industrial economic trends.“Given this weaker confidence and the deceleration in world economic growth, Canadian consumers and businesses are likely to be more cautious about their travel spending in the coming months.”Next year, Canadian airlines are expected to eke out $231 million in profits, posting a modest 1.2 per cent profit margin — well below that of previous years.The good news is that fuel prices are cooling off this year compared to 2011, when they increased more than 30 per cent and the industry lost $900 million.Competition is also intensifying in the industry, with Air Canada (TSX:AC.B) planning to launch a low-cost carrier that will go head-to-head with the likes of Sunwing and Air Transat (TSX:TRZ.B) for holiday travellers.And WestJet (TSX:WJA) has been signing dozens of partnerships with international airlines such as British Airways and American Airlines to funnel more passengers into its network. by News Staff Posted Sep 14, 2012 11:48 am MDT read more

5 countries launch tax evasion sweep linked to Credit Suisse

GENEVA – European authorities are investigating dozens of people suspected of tax evasion and money laundering involving Swiss bank Credit Suisse, officials said Friday, with Dutch authorities in particular detaining two people and seizing assets including luxury cars, paintings and even a gold bar in the multi-country sweep.Credit Suisse issued a brief statement Friday saying that local authorities had made “visits” to its offices in Amsterdam, Paris and London in connection with unspecified client tax issues. A person familiar with the case said it involved Credit Suisse, but bank officials and authorities did not officially confirm a link pending the investigations.Eurojust, the European Union’s judicial co-operation agency, said authorities in Britain, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Australia took part in an “action day” Thursday against companies and individuals in an operation begun by Dutch prosecutors and tax authorities following a Dutch probe opened last year.“The undeclared assets hidden within offshore accounts and policies are estimated in the millions of euros,” Eurojust said. It said questioning of witnesses was continuing, that more actions were expected in coming weeks, and that international co-operation “will be intensified.”The operations, coming just days before Credit Suisse in April begins a program of automatic information exchange with European countries, will again train a spotlight on the Swiss banking industry, which for years has had a reputation as ensuring secrecy for tax evaders.The Dutch tax administration said authorities detained two suspects and seized a gold bar, luxury cars, dozens of paintings, real estate, jewelry and bank accounts as well as data from thousands of account holders. The probe involved “the same Swiss bank” in all five countries, it said.Credit Suisse said Friday it is co-operating with authorities and emphasized its “strategy of full client tax compliance.” Bank officials declined to comment further.Patrick Teuscher, a spokesman for the Swiss Federal Tax Administration, said it had not been contacted by foreign authorities in the case, adding: “We are not involved.”Switzerland has in recent years changed its rules on banking secrecy for foreigners after a U.S. led effort to crack down on tax cheats uncovered large-scale evasion assisted by Swiss banks.In December, the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force said Switzerland had achieved “good results” in fighting money laundering and terrorism financing, but called on it to strengthen compliance controls, boost scrutiny on the use of cash, and share information more with foreign authorities.“Swiss banks won’t accept untaxed assets, and don’t want to manage them,” said Sindy Schmiegel, a spokeswoman for the main Swiss bankers’ association. Swiss banks in 2018 will start providing data on accounts to tax officials in countries that meet standards set by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.Dutch tax authorities said new technology, greater international co-operation and the lifting of bank secrecy are making it easier for authorities to find tax evaders and their money. The Dutch and raids were conducted in The Hague, Hoofddorp, Zwolle and Venlo.France’s national financial prosecutor said raids involving about two dozen French customs agents took place in France as part of the probe begun in April, which turned up thousands of Swiss accounts that were not declared to tax authorities.British tax authorities, meanwhile, said they launched a criminal investigation into suspected tax evasion that was focused on senior employees of the unspecified financial firm and a number of customers.“The international reach of this investigation sends a clear message that there is no hiding place for those seeking to evade tax,” Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs said.Authorities in Australia said they were investigating 346 Australians with links to Swiss banking relationship managers who were alleged to have “promoted and facilitated tax evasion schemes.” Those Australians identified held numbered accounts with a Swiss bank.“The fact that these accounts are unnamed means that by their very nature they are likely to have been established to hide the identity of the owner,” Australia’s Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, Kelly O’Dwyer, said in a statement.“Unfortunately, there are still those who believe they can dodge from their tax obligations and avoid detection by government agencies,” she said.___Angela Charlton in Paris, Raf Casert in Brussels, and Danica Kirka in London contributed to this report. by Jamey Keaten, The Associated Press Posted Mar 31, 2017 9:52 am MDT Last Updated Mar 31, 2017 at 10:20 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email 5 countries launch tax evasion sweep linked to Credit Suisse read more

Meeting with Chinese Premier Ban commends countrys leadership on UN 2030 Agenda

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing, where he welcomed China’s efforts towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as its support to other countries in their own implementation.“The Secretary-General welcomed China’s early efforts to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by aligning its five-year plan with the Sustainable Development Goals [SDGs],” said a note issued by the Secretary-General’s spokesperson. Mr. Ban also noted the country’s leadership on South-South cooperation, calling it pivotal in advancing the Sustainable Development Agenda worldwide. During the meeting, the Secretary-General also expressed hope regarding China’s continued leadership and multilateral engagement in support of resolving regional and global challenges and said that he looked forward to welcoming the Premier at the 71st General Debate and High-Level session of the UN General Assembly in September. Mr. Ban also related his appreciation for China’s leadership of the G20 and its focus on inclusive economic growth and sustainable development as key points on the G20 agenda during China’s presidency of the body. He also expressed appreciation at Premier Li’s commitment that China will ratify the Paris Agreement before the G20, and asked him to encourage other UN Member States to ratify the accord in 2016. The Secretary-General also expressed his condolences for the lives lost during the recent hurricane and heavy rainfalls that brought devastation to many provinces and commended the Premier’s personal engagement in the Government’s relief efforts. Mr. Ban also met with the State Councillor Yang Jiechi, and the two discussed global and regional concerns, ranging from response to health crises, development in Africa, and the threat of extremism and terrorism. read more

Brazils Atletico Paranaense reaches Copa Sudamericana final

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s Atletico Paranaense is the first finalist of the Copa Sudamericana, South America’s second most prestigious soccer club tournament.The Southern Brazil team beat Fluminense 2-0 on Wednesday and advanced with a 4-0 aggregate win.The goals at the historic Maracana stadium were scored by Nikao at 4 minutes and Bruno Guimaraes at 54.Atletico has never played the Copa Sudamericana final.The team is in seventh position in the Brazilian championship, which ends next weekend.Upset fans of Rio de Janeiro giants Fluminense revolted against police and adversaries after Atletico’s second goal.The Brazilians will face a Colombian team in the final.Junior Barranquilla will host Santa Fe on Thursday with a comfortable a 2-0 advantage.The winner of Copa Sudamericana will qualify for next year’s prestigious Copa Libertadores.___More AP soccer: and Associated Press read more

Mens Lacrosse Ohio State hopes to rebound from slide against No 4

Ohio State then-freshman Tre Leclaire maintains possession of the ball in the first quarter against Loyola Maryland in the first round of the NCAA tournament on May 14, 2017 at Ohio Stadium. Credit: Sheridan Hendrix | Oller ReporterAfter being pushed out of the NCAA’s top 20 for the first time this season following Saturday’s 12-7 loss to No. 5 Denver, the now-unranked Ohio State men’s lacrosse team must clash with No. 4 Notre Dame and prove it has what it takes to make it back.The Buckeyes have lost two games in the past two weeks and are 5-3 on a season that began with a three-game win-streak. The imposing Fighting Irish are 4-2 with wins against Denver and No. 10 Virginia, but they are also coming off Wednesday’s 13-12 loss to Michigan. Notre Dame’s impressive offense boasts sophomore midfielder Bryan Costabile and junior attack Ryder Garnsey who scored three and five goals, respectively, in the team’s close game against the Wolverines. Costabile’s hat-trick was his third of the season, while Garnsey added one more to his six career hat-tricks. Notre Dame senior defenseman John Sexton and senior attack Mikey Wynne were named the ACC’s Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week, respectively, and are forces Ohio State will have to contend with in its upcoming tilt with Notre Dame.The Buckeyes will need to rely on big performances from their key players to keep up with a solid Irish team. Ohio State freshman attack J.T. Bugliosi scored two goals against the Pioneers Saturday, while five other Buckeyes recorded goals. Sophomore attack Tre Leclaire had two assists in the game, tying his season high. Offensive and defensive efforts alike will need to work in tandem to keep the Irish at bay. The Buckeyes expect to play under sunny skies on Sunday when they welcome the Fighting Irish for a noon faceoff at Ohio Stadium. read more

Brazil claims Four Nations title in home soil

argentinaArgentina handballbrazil handballpanamerica handball ← Previous Story Bahrain and UAE refuse to come to Qatar 2015 – New chance for losers? Next Story → WORLD HANDBALL PLAYER 2014 – November 10 The national team coached by Spanish Jordi Ribera beat Argentina 25-24 on the last day of competition on Saturday and won the Four Nations that took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The tournament served as a preparation for all teams for the upcoming World Championship in Qatar.The home team beat Algeria and Egypt on the first two games and finally defeated Argentina on the last day of competition. The South American ‘clasico’ was, as usual, very intense, and unlike the last time they met (Pan American tournament in Uruguay), Brazil won the dispute. The conducted by Eduardo Gallardo took the lead on the first half and went to the locker room with a 12-14 lead on the scoreboard; but on the second half, the brazilians, boosted by its crowd, improved its game and took the advantage that would stretch until the end of the game.Felipe Borges (Montpellier), who captained the Brazilian national team, expressed on the website of the Brazilian Confederation: “We started the tournament in a bad way. We didn’t know much about Algeria and we had a hard time playing against them. Then we improved against Egypt, and against Argentina it was tough as usual, but we managed to make a difference. This tournament was very important for our preparation for Qatar”.Algerian Messaoud Berkouswas the top scorer of the tournament (20 goals) and Brazilian center-back Diogo Hubner was chosen best player of the tournament.Brazil will be in group A in the upcoming World Championship together with host nation Qatar and defending champion Spain; Algeria and Egypt will be in group C with European champion France, while Argentina will be in group D with World’s and Europe’s vice-champion Denmark.All results:30/10Argentina 21:24 EgyptBrazil 29:27 Algeria31/10Argentina 27:15 AlgeriaBrazil 23:20 Egypt1/11Algeria 28:29 EgyptBrazil 25:24 ArgentinaTEXT: LAURA AGENAPhoto credit: Facebook CBHb – Confederação Brasileira de Handebol read more

Very significant damage and severe disruption after Dublin to Galway train hits

first_img‘Very significant’ damage and severe disruption after Dublin to Galway train hits herd of cows The 15.35 Heuston to Galway train collided with 8 cattle. By Cormac Fitzgerald Thursday 28 Jun 2018, 5:19 PM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article 64 Comments Jun 28th 2018, 5:19 PM File photo. File photo. Image: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.iecenter_img Share957 Tweet Email6 Short URL THERE HAVE BEEN severe disruptions to services and significant damage done after a train travelling from Dublin to Galway hit a herd of cattle near Tullamore.The 15.35 Heuston to Galway train collided with 8 cattle at a level crossing near Tullamore in the past hour.It is thought that the cattle have all died in the incident.Speaking this evening on RTÉ’s Drivetime, Irish Rail spokesperson Jane Cregan said that the cattle may have gotten onto the tracks via the level crossing“There’s a level crossing in that area, we believe that that’s how they got onto the line. But again we’re investigating that so we don’t have exact confirmation of how that happened at present,” she said.Cregan said that as a result of the collision there was “very significant damage to the train”.A relief train arrived and the passengers were removed from the train and reboarded. Passengers were delayed by about three hours in total. While they waited, crew brought extra bottled water for them to drink in the heat.No passengers or crew were injured in the incident.Cregan said that it was “awful” that the incident had occurred.Knock-on delays have affected the 18.15 service from Westport to Heuston and the 19.20 Galway to Heuston service as well as trains coming from Dublin. 69,041 Views Image: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ielast_img read more

VIH symptômes définition sida transmission et traitement

first_imgVIH : symptômes, définition, sida, transmission et traitementComme toutes les IST, l’infection au VIH, responsable du sida, se transmet principalement lors de rapports sexuels non protégés. S’il n’existe encore aucun vaccin ou traitement curatif, il est tout même possible de ralentir son évolution.Qu’est-ce que l’infection au VIH ?Le VIH (virus de l’immunodéficience humaine) est un rétrovirus : il modifie le génome de certaines cellules pour se développer dans l’organisme. L’infection au VIH est due à deux principaux types de VIH : le VIH-1, à qui l’on doit la grande majorité des cas en France (autour de 98 %) et le VIH-2, qui sévit principalement en Afrique de l’Ouest. Leur principal effet est d’affaiblir le système immunitaire des personnes infectées.Quels sont les symptômes de l’infection au VIH ?En général, l’infection au VIH reste longtemps asymptomatique, mais de légers symptômes apparaissent parfois dans le mois qui suit la contamination. Ils comprennent surtout de la fièvre, des maux de tête, des douleurs musculaires, un gonflement des ganglions lymphatiques, des maux de ventre, des vomissements, de la diarrhée et l’apparition de plaques rouges sur la peau.Après plusieurs années, l’infection au VIH se manifeste habituellement par une fièvre légère, mais chronique, une perte de poids inexpliquée, des sueurs nocturnes, des ganglions enflés, de la diarrhée et diverses infections cutanées.Quelles sont les causes de l’infection au VIH ?À lire aussiSIDA : 10 symptômes qui doivent alerterLe VIH est souvent contracté lors d’un rapport sexuel non protégé (anal, vaginal ou oral), le virus étant très présent dans le sperme et la cyprine. Il l’est aussi dans le sang : il peut être transmis par des seringues contaminées, par exemple, ou encore de la mère à l’enfant lors de l’accouchement. Cependant, le taux de transmission mère/enfant a beaucoup baissé grâce à un traitement spécifique et le recours aux césariennes.Infection au VIH : quel traitement ?Le traitement de l’infection au VIH repose sur la prise d’antirétroviraux à vie (en général, 3 médicaments sont associés). Cela ralentit l’évolution de l’infection ou peut même l’empêcher d’atteindre le stade final, appelé Sida, caractérisé par l’apparition de diverses infections opportunistes (ex. : tuberculose) ou encore de cancers (ex. : lymphomes) potentiellement mortels. Un suivi médical régulier permet de vérifier l’absence d’autres maladies et de les traiter si besoin. L’utilisation de préservatifs reste la meilleure solution pour ne pas contaminer ses partenaires.Infection au VIH : quel diagnostic ?Une analyse de sang sert à poser le diagnostic de l’infection au VIH : son résultat est assez fiable 6 semaines après l’infection, mais doit être confirmé par une autre analyse de sang en cas de résultat positif. Il existe aussi des autotests en pharmacie, pouvant repérer les risques d’infection au VIH environ 3 mois après la contamination : un résultat positif est confirmé par une prise de sang.Le 7 août 2017 à 12:19 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

India shocked at loss of lives in Dhaka fire

first_imgIndia has expressed profound shock at the loss of lives in the fire at Chawkbazar area of Old Dhaka on Wednesday night, reports UNB.”India is saddened by the loss of lives as a result of tragic fire in Dhaka on 20 February. We offer our deepest condolences to relatives of those affected by the accident. As a close neighbour and partner, we stand by the people and the government of Bangladesh in this hour of grief,” the spokesperson of the Indian external affairs ministry said on Thursday.At least 67 people were killed and around 41 others injured in a devastating fire that broke out at a building and raged through four other adjacent buildings in the city’s Chawkbazar area on Wednesday night.last_img

Louisville Set for ACC Championship

first_imgStory Links Triple crown Junior Celene Funke is leads the NCAA with 12 triples on the season. In the May 3 game against NC State, surpassed Audrey Rendon (2005) on Louisville’s single season list and now owns the record with 12.• The centerfielder has 14 triples in her career and is third on Louisville’s all-time list. She needs one more to move into a tie for second with Kristin Austin (2009-12).• UofL leads the nation in triples per game .57 and has tallied an ACC-best 30 triples.•The total ranks second on the program’s all-time record list, needing one more to tie for first with the 2005 Cardinals.  Funke running toward single-season top fiveCelene Funke now has a career-high 46 runs on the season and is tied for seventh on UofL’s single season record list. She needs four more to move into a three-way tie for fifth with Jordan Trimble (2013) and Audrey Rendon (2005). Championship Central FoxSports/RSN The University of Louisville softball team will travel to Tallahassee, Fla. for the 2019 ACC Championship where the fifth-seeded Cards will take on fourth-seeded North Carolina Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in the quarterfinals.   Player quick hits• Redshirt senior Sidney Melton has reached safely via a hit or a walk in 17 straight games.•Melton is climbing Louisville’s single season and career lists in runs and stolen bases.• She recently took over the school record for stolen bases in a season and ranks second on Louisville’s all-time list.• Melton set a school record with four stolen bases against Morehead State (March 12).• The third baseman ranks fifth on Louisville’s all-time list for career runs (152). • Senior Megan Hensley stands among team leaders in home runs (11) and RBIs (41) as well as shutouts, while standing second in ERA (3.04) and strikeouts (89). She is ranked in the top 10 on UofL career record lists several pitching and hitting categories.• Junior Celene Funke is having a career-best season with 46 runs, eight doubles, 12 triples, three home runs, 26 stolen bases and 25 RBIs. She leads the team with 18 multi-hit games and seven multi-steal games.• Junior Caitlin Ferguson has a career-high 32 runs and tied a career high in home runs (4).• Sophomore Kyra Snyder put together a 13-game on-base streak (March 16-April 6) – and is currently riding a 14-game streak of reaching safely.• Sophomore Maddy Newman has established career highs in runs (26), and RBIs (13).• Sophomore Jordyn Wolfe has career highs in runs (20) and stolen bases (7).• Sophomore Danielle Watson connected on her first career double, home run this season. She has also dealt a career-high 150 strikeouts.      • Watson recently moved into Louisville’s top 10 lists for career strikeouts (255) and appearances (70).• Freshman Charley Butler was sidelined by injury prior to the North Carolina series. Prior to that, she was an integral part of the Carinals’ outfield. The left fielder has made some outstanding defensive plays and was recently among ESPN SportCenter’s Top 10 Plays (No. 8) after a diving catch in foul territory for an out in the 10-9 win over No. 3/3 Florida State (April 8).      • Her first career hit was a home run (vs. Bradley, Feb. 24).•Freshman Rebecca Chung has been one of Louisville’s top hitters throughout the season. She leads the team with 12 multi-RBI games. Her three-run double in the seventh lifted the Cards to a 10-9 win over No. 3/3 Florida State (April 8). She also threw out a school-record four base stealers in that game.      • She earned ACC Co-Player of the Week honors on April 9.      • Chung put together 10-game hitting streak (March 8-23).      • Chung’s two-run double in the fifth put the Cards ahead for good in the 11-10 win over Georgia Tech to ensure the series sweep (April 21).• Redshirt freshman Taylor Roby leads the team in wins. She got the win in the circle and registered the game-winning hit against No. 24/23 Kentucky (April 17). NC State 4 – Louisville 3A late-inning rally fell short as UofL lost its ACC series opener 4-3 to NC State Friday at Dail Softball Stadium.•After falling behind 4-1 Cardinals fell behind 4-1 through five innings, the Cardinals scored a run in the sixth, added a run in the seventh and had the go-ahead run on first, but came up short in the 4-3 loss.• Sidney Melton scored a run, had an RBI and registered her school-record 29th stolen base of the season while Celene Funke scored a run and set UofL’s single-season mark with her 11th triple of the year. The winner of Thursday’s matchup will advance to Friday’s semifinal game at 1:00 p.m. to face either top-seeded Virginia Tech or the winner of Wednesday’s first-round contest between No. 8 NC State and No. 9 Syracuse. Hensley record Watch: A lot of themMegan Hensley has entered Louisville’s top career list in several categories.• Tied for first for grand slams with four, along with Lacy Wood (2003-06).• Fifth with nine career saves and needs one more to tie for fourth with Tori Collins (2009-12).• Third in career RBI (170) with Alicja Wolny (2010-13). She needs four more to tie Courtney Moore (2011-14) for second.• Tied for third in career home runs (36) and needs two more to tie Chelsea Bemis for second (2008-11).• Seventh in career appearances (121). Tori Collins (2009-12) stands sixth at 142.• Seventh in career games started in the circle (84). Carlisa Connell (2011-14) is sixth with 98.• Seventh in career innings pitched (534.1). Caralisa Connell is sixth with 608.0.• Seventh in career wins (50). Jessica Rak (2000-03) stands in sixth place with 65 victories.• Eighth in career strikeouts (367), Aja Sherman (2002-05) is seventh with 463.• Tied for eighth in career complete games (32). Needs nine more to move into a tie for seventh with Aja Sherman (2002-05).• Tied for tenth in career complete shutouts (10). Needs three more to move into a tie for seventh with Caralisa Connell (2011-14).• Tenth in career walks (offensively) with (61). Needs six more to tie Whitney Arion (2012-15) for eighth. Cardinal Quick Hits• Louisville enters the ACC Championship with a 33-20 overall record and a 12-12 mark in ACC play. The Cardinals finished the regular season third in the league’s Atlantic Division behind Florida State (19-5) and Notre Dame (18-6) while ranking fifth in the overall ACC standings. • Redshirt senior Sidney Melton was selected to the All-ACC second team, marking the second straight season she has earn all-conference honors. Charley Butler and Rebecca Chung were named to the ACC All-Freshman team.• Louisville is led at the plate by Melton who is batting .343 and has reached safely in the last 17 game. Melton has career-best 32 stolen bases and recently took over sole possession of Louisville’s single season record in that category.• Junior Celene Funke paces the team with 46 runs.• Funke leads the nation in triples with 12 and owns Louisville’s single season record in that category. Louisville leads the nation in triples per game.• In the circle, redshirt freshman Taylor Roby leads team with a 13-4 record and a 2.61 ERA.• As a team, Louisville has registered a program-record 99 stolen bases in 114 attempts on the season. The previous record was 68 (95 attempts), set in the 2010 season• With the win in the opening game of the Georgia Tech series, head coach Holly Aprile collected her 300th career victory.• The Cardinals’ 7-2 win in game two marked their 30th victory of the season, extending the program’s streak to 16 straight seasons with 30 or more wins.• Louisville finished the season with a 16-5 record at Ulmer Stadium.• Megan Hensley and Sidney Melton were selected to the 2019 Preseason All-ACC Team.• The 2019 campaign marks Louisville’s 20th season as a program and first under new head coach Holly Aprile’s tutelage.• The Cardinals were picked to finish third in the Atlantic Division and fifth overall as voted on by the league’s 12 head coaches.The Aprile Era2019 marks the first season under new head coach Holly Aprile following the retirement of Sandy Pearsall, who began the program in 2000. Aprile is the second head coach in Louisville softball history.• Prior to her arrival at Louisville, Aprile, 2018 ACC Coach of the Year spent 10 seasons (2009-18) as Pittsburgh’s head coach and five years (2004-08) as an assistant. In 2018, she earned ACC Coach of the Year honors after leading the Panthers to the 2018 ACC Coastal Division title and a runner-up finish in the conference tournament. ACC Championship InformationDates: May 9-11, 2019Location: Tallahassee, Fla. | JoAnne Graf FieldTelevision: Thursday/Friday- RSN; Saturday – ESPNLive scoring: TheACC.comTwitter Updates: @UofLSoftball North Carolina leads the all-time series between the teams 8-7. The Cardinals and the Tar Heels have never met in the ACC tournament. Chung’s CannonFreshman Rebecca Chung has had a stellar rookie season offensively, but she has also made her presence known behind the plate. The catcher recently set a school record when she threw out a career-high four would-be base stealers in Louisville’s 10-9 win against No. 3/3 Florida State on April 8.• She also drove in the game-winning run against the Seminoles with a walk-off three-run double with two outs in the bottom of the seventh.  Three Cards earn ACC honorsRedshirt senior Sidney Melton was selected to the second team while Charley Butler and Rebecca Chung were named to the All-Freshman team.• Melton takes home her second straight All-ACC nod after earning first team honors last season. The 2019 preseason All-ACC selection posted a .388 batting average with 17 runs, 31 hits, 13 RBIs with 18 stolen bases against ACC opponents. She owns the school record for stolen bases in a game (4) and season (32).• Butler led the team with a .407 average in 18 conference games. The freshman outfielder tallied 10 runs, seven RBIs and seven stolen bases in conference play before being sidelined by injury.• Chung batted .263 against league opponents with two home runs, four doubles and 12 RBIs. The freshman catcher also set a school record with four runners caught stealing in the series-clinching 10-9 win against Florida State. Louisville No. 36 in NCAA RPILouisville appears at No. 36 in the NCAA most recent RPI report released on May 6 – dropping eight spots from last week.• UofL is no stranger to facing quality competition and this season is no different with 24 of its 53 games against teams in the top 50.• Below is a list of Louisville’s 2019 opponents who are included among the NCAA’s top 50 in the RPI followed by the Cardinals’ record against them this season.5. Florida State: 2-111. Northwestern: 0-313. Tennessee: 0-115. Kentucky: 1-016. Michigan: 1-121. Auburn: 0-124. Virginia Tech: 1-229. North Carolina: 1-230. Missouri: 1-034. Notre Dame: 1-240. Lipscomb: 0-146. Cal State Fullerton: 1-048. Indiana: 1-0 Louisville earns No. 5 seed in ACC ChampionshipThe University of Louisville softball team has earned the No. 5 seed in the 2019 ACC Championship and will face fourth-seeded North Carolina Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Florida State’s JoAnne Graf Field.• The winner of Thursday’s matchup will advance to Friday’s semifinal game at 1:00 p.m. to face either top-seeded Virginia Tech or the winner of Wednesday’s first-round contest between No. 8 NC State and No. 9 Syracuse. Up nextLouisville will await its NCAA fate which will be announced Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on ESPNU. Should the Cardinals earn a bid, it would mark their 14th overall appearance and first since 2016. Balanced pitchingAll three of Louisville’s starting pitchers have evenly contributed to the team’s success in the circle.• Redshirt freshman Taylor Roby (13-4) leads the team in wins and ERA (2.61).• Senior Megan Hensley has collected a team-high four shutouts and stands second with a 3.04 ERA.• Sophomore Danielle Watson (11-13) is holding opponents to a .220 average. She leads the Cardinals with 150 strikeouts in 142.0 innings. Dynamic duo• Celene Funke has spent the majority of the season as Louisville’s leadoff hitter followed by Sidney Melton – the combination has proven to be very effective for the Cards. Between the two of them, they have produced 88 runs and 38 stolen bases.center_img 2019 SB gamenotes ACC Ticket Information Melton on a scoring run (record watch)Melton recently improved her career run tally to 152 and stands fifth on Louisville’s all-time list. She needs six more to tie Audrey Rendon (2004-07) for fourth.• Last year, the speedy infielder led the team with 45 runs and moved into a five-way tie for ninth place among the all-time single season leaders. Up lastThe Cardinals closed the regular season with a three-game series at NC State last weekend – and suffered their only sweep against an ACC opponent this year.NC State 2 – Louisville 1Madison Cousineau’s home run in the sixth helped the Cardinals erase a 1-0 deficit, but an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh lifted NC State to a 2-1 win in the final game of the regular season.• Sidney Melton, Celene Funke and Maddy Newman each had a pair of hits and Cousineau collected Louisville’s only RBI as the Cards outhit the Wolfpack 8-4.  Print Friendly Version Cards reach 30-win mark for 16th straight seasonOn April 21, the Cardinals defeated Georgia Tech 7-2 to clinch the ACC series and reach their 30th win of the season.• Louisville has now posted 30 or more victories in 16 straight seasons (dating back to 2004). The Cards have posted at least 30 wins 18 times in the 19 year history of the program with a record-setting 55 victories in 2012.Louisville Softball Year-by-Year Breakdown2019…………………………………………………………. 33-202018…………………………………………………………. 33-202017…………………………………………………………. 31-192016*……………………………………………………….. 35-172015*……………………………………………………….. 30-192014*……………………………………………………….. 36-222013*……………………………………………………….. 47-132012*………………………………….. 55-5 (program-best)2011*……………………………………………………….. 38-202010*……………………………………………………….. 41-192009*……………………………………………………….. 48-112008*……………………………………………………….. 31-232007*……………………………………………………….. 37-252006*……………………………………………………….. 45-112005*……………………………………………………….. 43-202004* ………………………………………………………. 41-192003…………………………………………………………. 24-262002…………………………………………………………. 27-282001…………………………………………………………. 40-262000…………………………………………………………. 36-26* Earned NCAA Regional bid Hensley a dual threatFor the fourth straight season, Megan Hensley stands among the Cardinals’ leaders both in the circle and at the plate. The senior leads the pitching staff with four shutouts and stands second in ERA (3.06), strikeouts (89) and innings pitched (101.1).• She also leads the Cards with 11 home runs and 41 RBIs.• Hensley is ranked among UofL’s top 10 in several pitching and hitting categories. The championship game will take place Saturday at 12 p.m. Hittting for averageLouisville’s starting lineup features four players who are batting over .300 on the season. Redshirt senior Sidney Melton leads the charge at .343 while junior Celene Funke is second at a .332 clip. Junior Celene Funke (.332), and freshman Rebecca Chung (.311) round out the top hitters. Funke in a foot race (also stolen bases)• Celene Funke is on Melton’s heels with 26 stolen bases and is fourth among the Cardinals’ single-season leaders. She needs one more to tie Audrey Rendon (2005) for third.• Funke recently pushed her career stolen base total to 45, good for seven on Louisville’s all-time list. She needs one more to move into a three-way tie for fifth with Candi Hicks (2004-07), and Kristin Austin (2009-12). Home sweet homeLouisville compiled a 16-5record at Ulmer Stadium this season with three wins over ranked opponents (No. 3/3 Florida State twice and No. 24/23 Kentucky).• The Cards went 4-0 in their home-opening Cardinal Classic and followed with a doubleheader sweep of Morehead State. UofL continued it perfect home record by taking the first two games of the ACC series against Syracuse but fell 4-2 in eight innings to the Orange. The Cards resumed their winning ways with a 5-2 victory over Indiana. Louisville suffered another extra-inning setback when Lipscomb prevailed 5-4 in eight. Louisville’s fourth loss came at the hands of No. 3/3 Florida State on April 6. NC State 7- Louisville 6/11 innings• A solo home run by NC State’s April Visser in the 11th inning lifted the Wolfpack to a 7-6 win over the Cardinals in game two of an ACC series Saturday at Dail Stadium.• The walk-off homer capped a wild game which saw three lead changes and two ties as each team rallied to erase a three-run deficit.• Rebecca Chung went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs, Megan Hensley also had a home run and scored twice while Kyra Snyder connected on a two-run double to help pace the Cardinals at the plate.• Taylor Roby (13-3) took the loss after a valiant effort in the circle, surrendering three earned runs on three hits and striking out five in 10.0 innings.• Saturday’s 11-inning game marked the most innings the Cardinals have played in a game since May 19, 2006 when they fell 1-0 to Virginia Tech in 12 innings in the opening game of the Knoxville Regional. Louisville and fourth-seeded North Carolina (33-17, 17-7 ACC) met during the regular season April 26-28 at Ulmer Stadium with the Tar Heels taking games one and two by scores of 6-0 and 10-7 respectively. UofL won game three 6-1. CARDS AGAINST THE FIELDNorth CarolinaSeries Record: UNC leads 8-7; teams have never met in ACC postseason playLast Meeting: Louisville and North Carolina (33-17, 17-7 ACC) met during the regular season April 26-28 at Ulmer Stadium with the Tar Heels taking games one and two by scores of 6-0 and 10-7 respectively. The Cardinals won game three 6-1. Cardiac Cards In the month of April, the Cardinals came out on the winning end of a quite a few dramatic games.•On April 8, the Cards used a walk-off double by Rebecca Chung to upend No. 3/3 Florida State, handing the Seminoles their first ACC series loss since 2012.•On April 17, Taylor Roby’s walk-off single in the seventh lifted the Cards to a 8-7 win after No. 24/23 Kentucky plated two runs in the top of the seventh to tie the game. The win snapped a three-game skid against the Wildcats.• On April 21, Louisville overcame deficits of 5-0 and 10-6 to complete a series sweep of Georgia Tech while under time constraints due to the Yellow Jackets’ travel.      • In a game which featured three lead changes and a tie and 21 combined runs, Louisville used a late-inning rally to take the lead for good, entering the bottom of the fifth trailing 10-8 with 15 minutes remaining before the game was called, Megan Hensley delivered a two-out single and scored on Roby’s double to cut the lead to one. Ferguson walked to help set up Chung’s two-run double which made the score 11-10. The game was called due to a drop-dead time in the top of the sixth inning.• On April 23, the Cardinals were down 4-3 with two outs in the top of the seventh at Marshall. Then, Celene Funke doubled and scored on a triple by Sidney Melton and Megan Hensley followed with a double of her own to put Louisville ahead 5-4. Melton record watch: stolen base editionSidney Melton set a school record with four stolen bases in the 8-0 win over Morehead State on March 12.• With her stolen base  against NC State on May 3, she took sole possession of Louisville’s single-season record with 29 and extended the tally with 30 on the season.• She now has 63 stolen bases in her career, placing her second on Louisville’s all-time list. Audrey Rendon (2004-07) holds the record with 82. The Cardinals finished the regular season with a 33-20 overall record and a 12-12 mark in ACC play to earn the No. 5 seed in the ACC tournament. Cards swiping records• As a team, Louisville has registered a program-record 99 stolen bases  in 114 attempts on the season. The previous record was 68, set in the 2010 season.last_img read more

Mexicos cultural tourism on the rise with Quintana Roo leading

first_imgTulum, Q.R. — Cultural tourism is on the rise in Mexico, with nearly 80 percent of visitors booking a cultural tour while on holidays.Cultural tourism in the country is gaining ground, says the undersecretary of tourism, adding that Mexico is seen as a multicultural country.According to Salvador Sánchez Estrada, Undersecretary of Planning and Tourism for Mexico, the country possesses enormous archaeological, gastronomic and cultural wealth adding that culture doubles the average spending of visitors.“It is the highest average expense segment, doubling sun and beach tourism, with gastronomy being a decisive factor for a trip. Almost 80 percent of leisure travelers book activities linked to culture during their stays,” he said.He explained that the cultural tourism offer of Mexico is composed of 34 sites declared as World Heritage with 189 archaeological zones open to the public. The country also offers 111 Magical Towns, towns noted for their natural beauty, 174 religious shrines, 1,120 museums and a diverse range of gastronomy options.“Mexico is recognized as a multicultural country with traits that encompass the arts, traditions and gastronomy, as well as our ethnic groups, popular religious festivals and all those other traits that leave a mark from each generation,” he said.Sánchez Estrada added that during 2017, Mexico received 39.3 million international tourists.“The tourism trend is increasing and the wealth that represents the great cultural heritage of our country should be used responsibly, sustainably and inclusively, used to improve the quality of life of the communities,” he said.Quintana Roo state Secretariat of Tourism, Marisol Vanega, reports that the 13 archaeological zones of the state captures 65 percent of the total international tourists that visit archaeological sites in the country.He adds that during 2017, more than 3.4 million tourists visited archaeological zones in the state, 20 percent more than in 2016. The official said that cultural tourism is the future of world tourism and agreed with Sánchez Estradathat this segment is growing faster than any other sector of tourism.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 WhatsApp (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Transats new wedding brochure drops featuring 230 hotels

first_img Travelweek Group Tags: Romance & Weddings, Transat Share Transat’s new wedding brochure drops, featuring 230+ hotels << Previous PostNext Post >>center_img MONTREAL — Transat has unveiled its new Weddings brochure filled with customizable options for weddings, vow renewals and honeymoons.For the third year in a row, the brochure’s 80-plus pages include a special section featuring exclusive content by ‘Weddingbells’. In it, readers will find a 12-month countdown for a destination wedding, ideas for colour schemes, pointers for snapping memorable pictures as well as key fashion and beauty tips.Moreover, the brochure lists more than 230 hotels from top chains, with the specifics on what’s included in hotel and wedding packages. Couples can choose from 26 destinations, including Mexico, Dominican Republic and Cuba, as well as Costa Rica, Haiti, Panama, Colombia, Jamaica and more.Booking a wedding with Transat comes with many perks, as the brochure highlights. The first 30 wedding guests who book with Transat will not be required to pay a deposit until 90 days after the booking date, or 60 days before departure.The wedding couple also benefit from a wedding planning trip to the resort, and receive an upgrade to Option Plus on Air Transat, additional carry-on for the wedding gown, a $500 travel voucher for future vacations, the Price Drop Guarantee, and a $100 credit for pre-booked excursions.More news:  CIE Tours launches first-ever River Cruise CollectionTransat is also reminding clients that nuptials onboard a cruise ship is a great option. “There’s nothing to plan – the cruise line charts the course to the big day, creating a personalized ceremony,” said the company. And with Transat’s new all-in-one cruise packages that include roundtrip flights, transfers and cruise, it’s never been easier for couples to say ‘I do’ at sea. Posted by Friday, September 21, 2018 last_img read more

– The Cards will play man cover and close the MOF

first_img– The Cards will play man cover and close the MOF and play man free and robber, bringing the lurker or robber down into the middle of the field looking for crossing routes, which the Chargers do a lot of. They may also play a lot of three deep zones, strong and weak, which will allow them to jam up the box with an 8th defender. Which brings us to point number 2.2) Make Philip Rivers one dimensional – Don’t let the Chargers run the ball. We all know the Cards have lost three key cogs to their front 7 from a year ago and the Chargers are going to test the underbelly of this defense. Even though Ken Whisenhunt is no longer the OC in San Diego, his understudy, Frank Reich, will not deviate from the plan Whiz left. – The Cards are going to load up the box and not let the Chargers run the ball. Only 5 other teams tried to run the ball more per game than the San Diego Chargers! Yet they were #21 in average yards per attempt. It wasn’t like they were a great rushing team…but this speaks to the dogma Ken Whisenhunt and Mike McCoy had in 2013. They know Philip Rivers is at his best in a balanced offense. So they ran the ball over and over and over again, trying to do all they could to keep Rivers in a balanced play set. They will run into the pile as long as the game is close just to keep Rivers play action alive. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Comments   Share   The NFL season is a year-to-year proposition. What happened the year before is almost meaningless, especially when you consider what happened in the Week 1. But since preseason is even more meaningless than last year we must project what a team did in 2013 to September games. This is very unreliable but it’s the best metric we have. Having said all of this, here are my notes on the Chargers-Cards game for Monday Night: CARDS:Offensive Gameplan Notes:1) They need to run the ball and control the LOS– The Chargers were tied for 29th in the league in average yards/carry allowed. They allowed 4.6 yards per carry on the ground. Provided the defense keeps Philip Rivers and company in check, I think you’ll see the Cards hammer the interior of the Chargers front 7. – I think the Cards need to give the Chargers a steady diet of the tackle zone with Andre Ellington running the ball and use the awesome play-action that comes off it.2) They need to use play action and take shots down the field to the likes of Michael Floyd, John Brown and Ted Ginn Jr. – The Chargers gave up big plays off play action last season. Only 6 teams in the league gave up more Big Plays (20+) than the Chargers. – The only reason why teams didn’t run the ball more against the Chargers was because they were too busy throwing the ball all over the field against them. San Diego was #29 against the pass in passing yards /game allowed. They allowed an opponent QBRating of 96.4. That was good for #28 in the league. 3) The Cards have got to play great in the Red Zone – They are playing at home. The energy will be high and the noise low. They need to beat San Diego’s defense where they live — in the red zone. Top Stories – They have excellent backs and Ryan Mathews is a full-grown man. Danny Woodhead competes to the ground and Donald Brown may be the best third-string RB in the league! The Chargers have a very solid OL.3) Do NOT go after Philip Rivers with 6 or more blitzers on a regular basis: he will make you pay. 162 times teams brought six or more against Rivers and the numbers speak for themselves: he completed 104 passes against the blitz (64%) for 1,300 yards and had a 6-1 TD to interception rate against the blitz! That gave him a QBR of 108.6. Philip Rivers vs. the Blitz – 2013 – They need to run the ball well inside the 20. The best red zone teams that don’t have Brady, Manning or Brees are the teams that know how to run the ball in the red zone and punch it in. Many teams go with a version of cover 2 in the red zone which makes it very difficult to throw the ball in limited windows. But you can run it with those 2 safeties high. And the Cards offense needs to do just this.– San Diego’s defense was not good in terms of stopping the run or stopping the pass but they did excel in the red zone. They were #11 in points allowed per game, giving up 21.8 points per game. So although they had trouble stopping teams from moving the ball out on the field, they played well enough in the red zone and forced field goals as opposed to giving up a ton of touchdowns. CARDS:Defensive Gameplan Notes:1) I’m going to make the Chargers earn everything they get – No big plays. The Chargers had 66 big plays in their passing game and were in the top 10 in the league in that category. Only four other teams in the league threw for more touchdowns than Philip Rivers and the Chargers. This is an explosive team and they use a balanced attack to move the ball and score, taking shots down field. CompAttComp %YardsYPATDINTE Rate Although Todd Bowles likes to roll the dice and generate pressure with numbers, he will have to be very selective where, when and how he comes after Rivers. 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October 26 2003 The main harvesting season of Arc

first_imgOctober 26, 2003The main harvesting season of Arcosanti agriculture is almost over. A great amount of beautiful vegetables and fruits have been produced this year. Crewmembers work in camp, separating cloves of garlic for planting.[Photo: aa & text: kh] The award winning organic garlic is ready to plant.[Photo: aa & text: kh] Agriculture crewmembers Arjunan Santaseelan and Brad Crutchfield put the garlic cloves into the ground (left). Many are planted in the beds prepared in the Paulownia garden.[Photo: aa & text: kh]last_img

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