Kellogg Appointed VP at Golden Eagle

first_imgDouglas Kellogg has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Marketing and Sales at the Golden Eagle Resort in Stowe.Kellogg has been at the Golden Eagle since 2004, prior to which he worked in sales at Sugarbush Resort. He is a graduate of Johnson State College with a degree in business.last_img

Bottom half of Syracuse lineup turns around struggles at plate, adds depth to SU offense

first_imgAlyssa Dewes, Mary Dombrowski and Danielle Chitkowski — three fixtures at the bottom of Syracuse’s lineup — combined for 35 hits in the team’s first 32 games. The Orange was forced to rely primarily on its top five hitters.But since the first game of a doubleheader with North Carolina on March 3, the trio is hitting .487 with four home runs and 18 RBIs.“When you have the bottom of the lineup hitting, it’s really helpful for the middle of the lineup,” said Corinne Ozanne, the team’s usual No. 3 hitter. “… It’s nice to have your six-seven-eight (hitters) being able to hit and drive those runs in.”The bottom of SU’s (15-22, 1-10 Atlantic Coast) lineup helped spark improved offensive performances in the last two weeks, though the team earned only one win since beating North Carolina in the first game of the doubleheader on April 3.The trio will look to continue its strong hitting Wednesday when Syracuse takes on Niagara (1-25, 1-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic) in a nonconference doubleheader starting at 3 p.m. at SU Softball Stadium.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textDombrowski and Dewes have been working with hitting coach Matt Nandin to improve their hitting after slow starts.“(I’ve been) using my lower body more instead of all upper body,” Dewes said.To work on that muscle memory, Nandin placed padding under her back foot in batting practice to help Dewes drive through her right leg in her swing. Now, during games, the righty starts her swing with her right foot slightly raised.Dombrowski said after SU’s 10-7 loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday that she’s been working on getting her hands in front of the ball to time it better.Dewes, too, has had to search for answers after hitting .307 her freshman year.“(Head coach Leigh Ross will) remind me to relax and have fun and that gets in my head,” Dewes said. “I should be doing this; there’s no point in stressing out and having a bad attitude.”The sophomore reached a mental breaking point in the last few weeks as she struggled to get her batting average over .150. When she realized it couldn’t get any worse, she was able to put less pressure on herself and start to improve her confidence.Dewes, a catcher and outfielder, leads Syracuse in steals and Ross said she is the fastest player on the team. However, she hasn’t been able to run as much since she hasn’t been on base much.In turn, Syracuse is last in the ACC in steal attempts.“You get speed like that and then whoever’s behind her, if they get a double, she can score on a double from first base,” Ross said.Outside of Dewes, SU has just three players who have attempted to or stolen multiple bases.Any manufactured run counts for a team that has lost 13 games by two runs or fewer. And more runs will come with improved hitting from the bottom half, especially for a team with only three hitters batting above .250.“It’s hard when the bottom of the lineup’s not hitting, then you only have your first five hitters that are getting on,” Ozanne said. “It’s frustrating for them especially because they’re pressing super hard and then you’re pressing because they’re pressing.” Comments Published on April 14, 2015 at 9:54 pm Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

James Rodriguez scores on debut as Real Madrid draws with Atletico in Super Cup

first_imgJames Rodriguez scored in his Spanish debut as Real Madrid earned a 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Super Cup on TuesdayRodriguez came on for Cristiano Ronaldo in the second half at the Santiago Bernabeu and found the back of the net in the 80th minute after he pounced on a loose ball in the penalty area following an attempt by Benzema.Raul Garcia equalized for Atletico in the 87th from a corner.Throughout the first half, Atletico held Madrid in check by dominating the midfield with disciplined tackling and ensuring at least two players shadowed forwards Gareth Bale and Ronaldo every time a pass was made to them.Rodriguez joined Xabi Alonso, Toni Kroos and Angel Di Maria in Madrid’s midfield and was brought on by coach Carlo Ancelotti after Ronaldo had been seen holding and rubbing his left leg late in the first half. Di Maria had come on in the second half for Luka Modric.”He did well,” Ancelotti said of James. ”All the second half the team played with greater speed and intensity, looking for chances from the wings. He scored and that’ll give him more confidence.” View galleryReal Madrid’s coach Carlo Ancelotti from Italy speaks to Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo during a  …The match was preceded by a tribute to Madrid great Alfredo Di Stefano, who died in July. A string quartet played as the club displayed large photographs of the forward and the silverware he helped win to the crowd.Tennis player Rafael Nadal, who this week said he will not be defending his US Open title, watched the match from the VIP stand.”Kroos is an important player and a great signing for Real Madrid,” Nadal said at half time.Madrid began with captain Iker Casillas in goal. He was tested twice in the first 15 minutes by shots from Saul Niguez and Mario Mandzukic.Atletico played a physical game throughout and defender Guilhelmo Siqueira was the first to be shown a yellow card after fouling Bale on the right touchline in the 13th minute. View galleryReal Madrid’s James Rodriguez from Colombia, fights for the ball with Atletico Madrid’s Joao …Alonso was booked in the 39th for a clumsy tackle from behind on Atletico’s left winger Jorge ”Koke” Resurreccion.The referee calmed tensions when he punishedSergio Ramos and Mandzukic with a yellow card each in 60th after the two players fell from an aerial challenge with flailing arms.Atletico’s 30-million euro ($40-million) signing,Antoine Griezmann, came on for Niguez in the 57th minute and Cristian Ansaldi came on seven minutes later for Siqueira.Rodriguez earned a free kick in the 67th which Bale took and Atletico goalkeeper Miguel Angel Moya punched out straight to Kroos, who miskicked and skied the ball.Kroos then stabbed the ball weakly in the 75th minute, giving Moya an easy catch, and Benzema headed over the bar three minutes later. View galleryAtletico’s Raul Garcia celebrates his goal during a Spanish Supercup first leg soccer match betw …Raul Jimenez substituted Mandzukic in the 78th for Atletico and Di Maria came on for Modric to reinforce Madrid’s midfield.Two minutes after Rodriguez’s goal Casillas saved a shot by Koke and before Garcia equalized for Atletico.The Bernabeu erupted with protests from its fans as Atletico midfielder Mario Suarez appeared to handle the ball in injury time, but the referee did not award the sought-after penalty.The second leg is to be played Friday at Atletico’s Vicente Calderon Stadium.Despite having scored an away goal, Atletico coach Diego Simeone said his team’s chances of winning the cup were still only 50 percent. ”We are going to find ourselves up against a team with many attacking options and very good players,” he said of the second leg.last_img read more

Wellington Police Notes: Tuesday, July 12, 2016

first_imgWellington Police notes for Tuesday, July 12, 2016•3:35 a.m. Joshua M. Asbury, 23, Wellington was arrested and confined on two Sumner County bench warrants for probation violations.•3:35 a.m. Joshua M. Asbury, 23, Wellington was arrested and charged with interference with law enforcement officers.•9:48 a.m. Officers took a report of a public accident in the 400 block E. Harvey, Wellington.•10 a.m. Officers took a report of found credit card in the 100 block S. Washington, Wellington.•2 p.m. Letha I. Saunders, 88, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for speeding 55 mph in a 40 mph zone.•4:50 p.m. Felicia D. Tidwell, 21, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for speeding 47 mph in a 30 mph zone.•8:35 p.m. Officers investigated a burglary and violation of protection order of a known suspect in the 2000 block E. 7th Wellington.•9:24 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of services in the 1000 block S. Jefferson, Wellington by known suspect.•9:58 p.m. Christopher A. Asbury, 22, Wellington was arrested and confined on a Sedgwick County Warrant for criminal possession of a firearm.•10:07 p.m. Gavin R. Cairns, 20, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for illegal registration and defective tag light.•10:23 p.m. Officers investigated criminal damage to property and theft in the 200 block W. Botkin, Wellington.•11:03 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 1700 block N. A, Wellington.last_img read more

David Warner creates unbeaten opening batting record in 3-0 whitewash of Sri Lanka

first_imgAdvertisement c2NBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs7hwstWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E9tt( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) a70Would you ever consider trying this?😱hnCan your students do this? 🌚Roller skating! Powered by Firework After a disastrous Ashes campaign earlier this year, Aussie opener David Warner bounced back to form with three match winning performances against Sri Lanka in the recently concluded T20I series. The left hander demolished the Lanka boys all by himself, scoring 217 runs in 3 matches without even getting dismissed in those games.Advertisement Image Courtesy: Getty ImagesWarner smashed a swashbuckling 56-ball 100 in the 1st T20I in Adelaide, and helped his team easily chase down a mere target of 118 in the 2nd fixture in Brisbane; scoring 60 from 41 deliveries. Today, in the final match of the series at Melbourne, he yet again played the anchor role remaining unbeaten at 57 while Australia completed their whitewash over Sri Lanka.And with these sublime performances, not only he was judged as the man of the series but created a number of records as well; being the first ever opener to remain unbeaten in all 3 games of a 3-match T20I series and the 1st Australian to score 2000 runs in T20I cricket. He also became the 3rd batsman in international cricket to record three consecutive fifties in a bilateral T20I series.Advertisement India captain Virat Kohli was the 1st batsman to achieve this feat in 2015-16, scoring 90*, 59* and 50 during India’s tour of Australia. While Kiwi batsman Colin Munro became the second with his 53, 66 and 104 against West Indies in 2017-18.Lanka series done, and now Warner will be eager to continue his destructive form when Australia take on Pakistan in a 3-match T20I series which starts from Sunday.Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

Fromagerie Abruptly Closes

first_imgRUMSON – David Burke’s Fromagerie restaurant closed its doors Monday, surprising patrons of the French-inspired landmark on Ridge Road.The iconic high-end restaurant, in business for more than 40 years, was under Burke’s ownership for the past 11. He transformed the menu and decor from its longtime association with classic French food to contemporary American, with dishes like East Coast Oysters, Beef and Citrus Salad, Roasted Amish Chicken Breast, and 55 Day Cowboy Ribeye.“We thank you for your loyalty to our business in Rumson and for allowing us to serve and support the community for over a decade,” said the David Burke Group in a statement, posted to the Fromagerie website.“Fromagerie has played an iconic role in Rumson, New Jersey’s culinary and social scenes even far greater than under our reign, and we look forward to passing on the legacy.”David Burke, who grew up in Hazlet, first worked at Markus and Hubert Peter’s Fromagerie restaurant in the kitchen as a young chef. Later, with experience gained at running the Park Avenue Cafe in New York, he returned to buy and run the famed restaurant, where he introduced original new ideas like cheesecake lollipops and the Hot & Angry Lobster, served with a cool Summer Gazpacho.“He was a very innovative chef who brought his unique style to the table,” said Two River Times restaurant reviewer Bob Sacks. Of his dishes, he said, “They were very playful.”David Burke Group said it is expanding into new ventures in New York City, Foxwoods Resort & Casino, Chicago, Las Vegas and Aspen later this year.last_img read more

STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – THURSDAY MARCH 3, 2016

first_imgCHAMPION SONGBIRD IS READY FOR SANTA YSABELNYQUIST IS ‘FULL OF ENERGY’ IN HALF-MILE BREEZENEW TURF COURSE INSTALLATION STARTS JUNE 20SHUTTLE SERVICE TO SANTA ANITA BEGINS SATURDAY Abel Lezcano5252410%21%$217,564 TrainerSts1st2nd3rdWin%ITM%Money Won Jeff Mullins2456021%46%$164,634 Jerry Hollendorfer981591315%38%$974,826 Peter Miller961191211%33%$476,090 JockeyMts1st2nd3rdWin%ITM%Money Won Rafael Bejarano18741361922%51%$1,858,317 Gary Stevens50106720%46%$1,113,803 Mark Glatt6487313%28%$364,425 Ron Ellis2252223%41%$164,730 William Spawr2875325%54%$187,342 Brice Blanc454579%36%$451,595 (Current Through Sunday, Feb. 28) Joseph Talamo17018202111%35%$964,564 SANTA ANITA STATISTICS Tyler Baze19020312711%41%$1,072,081 Philip D’Amato9420151621%54%$1,075,485 Jeff Bonde2872425%46%$168,010 Martin Pedroza74109414%31%$282,700 Hector Palma2953517%45%$134,202 Mario Gutierrez14318242113%44%$1,092,624 Steven Miyadi46911720%59%$300,059 Peter Eurton6912161117%57%$743,317 Agapito Delgadillo7298613%32%$251,147 J. Keith Desormeaux3565817%54%$241,069 Martin Garcia92159916%36%$891,254 Edwin Maldonado12925111219%37%$848,860 Doug O’Neill12822172117%47%$1,111,803 Kent Desormeaux8111211414%57%$990,934 Richard Baltas7913121016%44%$944,394 Vladimir Cerin3293528%53%$305,710 NYQUIST IN ‘GREAT’ WORK FOR FLORIDA DERBYUndefeated Breeders’ Cup Juvenile champion Nyquist worked a half mile under exercise rider Jonny Garcia Thursday morning on Santa Anita’s fast main track in 48.80 as the son of Uncle Mo prepared for the Florida Derby on April 2“He went great, full of energy,” said Doug O’Neill, who trains the bay colt for Paul and Zillah Reddam. “I loved what we saw and we’re very happy. We’re just trying to stay in front of the rain that might be coming this weekend.”O’Neill added that all Nyquist’s major works for the Florida Derby will be at Santa Anita prior to shipping. “The plan is to have all breezes here,” O’Neill said.SANTA ANITA TO INSTALL NEW TURF COURSE JUNE 20Santa Anita announced yesterday that it will begin installation of a completely new Bermuda turf course on June 20, which will be ready for use in advance of Santa Anita’s Autumn Meet which begins in late September.“With the impact of additional racing dates and increased demand for turf racing, the replacement of the course is something we have been anticipating and planning for several months,” said Joe Morris, Senior Vice President, West Coast Operations for The Stronach Group.  “The new course will be very tight-knit and uniform, and we’re confident that we can have it fully installed by early July, which will give it the time it needs during optimum growing conditions.“Turf racing is extremely popular with our fans and horsemen, and with our expanded racing calendar, we are placing demands on this course that have never before existed.  The new turf is designed to be robust enough to handle the additional use.  The horsemen are fully supportive of this project, and together, we look forward to its implementation.”            Trainer Jim Cassidy, President of the California Thoroughbred Trainers (CTT), said the following:  “A completely new and durable turf course is essential to successful year ’round racing at Santa Anita.  Track leadership has been careful to consider our suggestions and we are pleased to endorse their plan.”Beginning June 6, preparations will begin on the hillside portion of the course, with the turf oval scheduled for closure beginning June 20.  The first course of action will be to remove the existing turf and prepare the soil for the installation of the fully mature Bermuda, which has been grown in La Quinta, Calif.With an oval that measures about seven furlongs, Santa Anita’s Camino Real Turf Course is unlike any other in North America, in that it features a hillside component, which measures about 6 ½ furlongs (4,777 feet) from the top of the hill to the finish line.With Santa Anita’s current Winter Meet drawing to a close on April 10, turf racing in California will shift to Golden Gate Fields as they conduct their 75th anniversary Turf Festival, which will run from April 14 through May 1.  Turf Festival purses will be increased and horsemen will be offered complementary vanning between Santa Anita and Golden Gate.As a result of Santa Anita’s turf course project, there will be no turf racing here from June 23 through closing day of the track’s Spring Meeting on July 10.Turf racing will resume with the onset of Santa Anita’s Autumn Meet, which runs from Sept. 30 through Nov. 6. ALL SYSTEMS GO FOR SONGBIRD ON SATURDAYThe fact that nine three-year-old fillies were entered to run against undefeated champion Songbird in the Santa Ysabel Stakes on Saturday was surprising, but on the other hand, it did not cost anything to go in and with rain forecast for the weekend, horsemen were inclined to roll the dice when entries were taken on Wednesday.            “Everybody’s looking at the weather forecast, from what they say,” said Dan Ward, assistant to Jerry Hollendorfer, trainer of Songbird. “There’s a 40 percent chance of rain, but we can’t do anything about that.”Doug O’Neill has two entered against Songbird, including Land Over Sea, who has been beaten a combined margin of 30 ½ lengths in her last four starts against Songbird, all in a row.“Both our fillies are doing well and the race is in our own back yard,” O’Neill reasoned.“Songbird is as good as they come. Obviously, you’d rather not run against her, but with her presence, we were hoping for a shorter field.”The field for the Santa Ysabel, race four of nine: My Dynamo, Fernando Perez, 20-1; Land Over Sea, Mario Gutierrez, 12-1; Pageant Material, Santiago Gonzalez, 30-1; Merirosvo, Drayden Van Dyke, 50-1; Songbird, Mike Smith, 1-9; Code Warrior, Anne Sanguinetti, 20-1; Jade Princess, Rafael Bejarano, 30-1; Not Now Carolyn, Kent Desormeaux, 15-1; and Mokat, Flavien Prat, 20-1.SONGBIRD LOWEST MORNING LINE CHOICE SINCE ZENYATTASongbird has been pegged a rare 1-9 favorite on Jon White’s morning line for Saturday’s Grade III Santa Ysabel Stakes.“The last time I made a 1-9 morning-line favorite was Zenyatta six years ago when she was making her first start of the year in the Santa Margarita,” White noted. “Zenyatta was coming off her tremendous performance in the 2009 Breeders’ Cup Classic when she made history by becoming the first filly or mare to ever win that race.“When Songbird made her first start of the year in the Las Virgenes last month, I made her a 1-5 morning line favorite. But she never, ever moved off 1-9 on the tote board. In fact, she never came close to moving off 1-9 because she actually went off as a 1-20 favorite, paying only $2.10 for a $2 win wager.“I’ve made Land Over Sea the second favorite for the Santa Ysabel at 12-1. It certainly is unusual to have a second favorite at such a high price, but I actually am cutting her price in half from the Las Virgenes when she went off at just slightly under 24-1.“Land Over Sea did finish second in the Las Virgenes, but Songbird was super impressive, winning for fun by 6 ½ lengths. And it was the fourth straight time Songbird has defeated Land Over Sea. That suggests to me that even though Land Over Sea might well go off as the second favorite this Saturday, she likely will be in double digits.“Songbird is an undefeated Eclipse Award winner. She is a Breeders’ Cup winner. Some even believe she is the best 3-year-old in the country, not just the best 3-year-old filly in the country. And here she is, running in a Grade III race against 3-year-old fillies Saturday. I will be very surprised if Songbird’s price on the tote board ever budges from 1-9 Saturday.” SHUTTLE SERVICE AVAILABLE BEGINNING SATURDAYSanta Anita has announced it will offer fans free shuttle service to and from the new Metro Gold Line Arcadia Station, beginning with the Gold Line’s Arcadia launch this Saturday, March 5.Beginning Saturday, the Metro Gold Line will, for the first time, provide service to Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte, Irwindale and as far east as the Azusa/Glendora border near Citrus Community College.The Santa Anita Shuttle will run on all race days and will operate in addition to Arcadia’s Transit Shuttle Service, providing fans with a non-stop trip to and from The Great Race Place, which is located a mile from the Arcadia Station. The Santa Anita Shuttle will be offered through closing day of the track’s Spring Meet on July 10.“Along with many thousands of others, we are very excited about the Metro Gold Line launch on Saturday and we believe our free shuttle is going to be a great way for fans throughout metro L.A. to connect with us,” said Nate Newby, Santa Anita’s Vice President, Marketing.  “This is a welcome development and a great alternative for many of our fans and employees who regularly commute on the crowded 210 Freeway.”The Santa Anita Shuttle will operate on a 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. basis with pickup and drop off service available every 20 minutes. Santa Anita Ambassadors will staff each shuttle and be available to assist fans who may have questions regarding racetrack seating, dining, etc.The Arcadia Transit Shuttle, which features stops at Santa Anita, Methodist Hospital, the Westfield Santa Anita Mall and the L.A. County Arboretum, will operate seven days a week from 7:10 a.m. to 6:36 p.m. and be offered free of charge through June 15.FINISH LINES: Trainer Jimmy Jerkens will run 2015 Breeders’ Cup Classic runner-up Effinex in the $1 million Santa Anita Handicap, according to Racing Director, Mike Lakow. Effinex will arrive from his base at Palm Meadows later today and be stabled here with trainer Eoin Harty . . . Trainer Cliff Sise Jr. has San Felipe contender Danzing Candy scheduled to work Saturday at 9 a.m. for the Grade II race on March 12 . . . Richard Baltas has engaged Santiago Gonzalez to ride San Antonio runner-up Imperative in the $1 million Santa Anita Handicap presented by San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino on March 12. First post time on Big ‘Cap Day is 12 noon, with admission gates opening at 10 a.m. . . . Nick Coukos, President of the Thoroughbred Owners of California, and TVG host/analyst Peter Lurie, will be Tom Quigley‘s guests, Saturday and Sunday, respectively, in the East Paddock Gardens at 11:20 a.m. . . . Aces wild: Out of Patience, 4-1 chance in today’s fourth race, breaks from post position four after drawing the rail four straight races for trainer Leonard Powell. Santiago Gonzalez20038282419%45%$1,497,144 Mike Smith67761310%39%$943,730 Patrick Gallagher2763522%52%$466,643 Victor Espinoza5979612%37%$666,715 Kristin Mulhall3576220%43%$306,060 Bob Baffert7717111222%52%$1,252,025 George Papaprodromou3873618%42%$210,530 Alonso Quinonez614847%26%$206,150 Mike Puype56611311%36%$299,665 Drayden Van Dyke10912131411%36%$699,544 David Lopez1132081618%39%$598,201 Carla Gaines3662217%28%$452,670 John Sadler60108517%38%$470,419 Flavien Prat17933222718%46%$1,909,481 Fernando Perez1291113189%33%$636,604 Steve Knapp2651319%35%$153,370last_img read more