May 5, 2018 /Sports News – Local Utah Baseball Falls to No. 2 Stanford, 25-5 Robert Lovell Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY – The Utah baseball team dropped its second game to No. 2 Stanford, 25-5 on Saturday afternoon.Stanford put up 10 runs in the fifth inning, five in the sixth inning and six in the seventh inning.DaShawn Keirsey Jr., Rykker Tom, Oliver Dunn and Shea Kramer each had two hits for the Utes. Kramer also had two RBI while Tom, Braden DeBenedictis and Davis Delorefice also drove in runs. The Utes had 14 hits on the day.Utah scored three runs in the seventh inning. Keirsey hit a one-out double to center and scored on Tom’s RBI single. Pinch-hitter Isaac Cruz singled and Chandler Anderson walked to load the bases. DeBenedictis sent home a run on a sacrifice fly and Delorefice hit a single to score another run for the Utes.The Utes added two runs in the bottom of the ninth with DeBenedictis and Dominic Foscalina each drawing walks while Matt Richardson singled with two outs to load the bases. Kramer had the big hit of the inning with a two-RBI single.The Utes used four pitchers, the most successful who was Spencer Johnson, who allowed two runs on four hits with a strikeout and a walk. Josh Tedeschi earned the loss in the start, striking out four over his four innings while Jacob Rebar and Austin Moore also made appearances.Utah and Stanford play game three of the series on Sunday, May 6, at 11:30 a.m. at Smith’s Ballpark. Tags: Baseball/Pac 12/Utah Utes
Tags: Mountain West/Quinn Taylor/Utah State Aggies Basketball Jalen McDaniels, whose 17 points per game entering the matchup led the Aztecs, had only seven points (3 of 10). Devin Watson, the Aztecs’ second leading scorer coming into the matchup at 16 points per game, was held to only five points (2 of 14). FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah (AP) — Quinn Taylor recorded 13 points and 11 rebounds to lift Utah State to a 70-54 win over San Diego State on Tuesday night. Written by February 26, 2019 /Sports News – Local Taylor leads Utah St. past San Diego St. 70-54 Associated Press The Aggies evened the season series against the Aztecs with the win. San Diego State defeated Utah State 68-63 on Feb. 9. Utah State matches up against Nevada at home on Saturday. San Diego State faces San Jose State at home on Saturday. Sam Merrill had 19 points for Utah State (23-6, 13-3 Mountain West Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive victory. Diogo Brito added 12 points. Justin Bean had 10 points and eight rebounds for the hosts. Jordan Schakel had 15 points for the Aztecs (18-10, 10-5), whose five-game winning streak came to end. Matt Mitchell added 12 points. Nathan Mensah had eight rebounds.
Tags: Houston Dynamo/Mauro Manotas/MLS/Real Salt Lake FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailHOUSTON (AP) — Mauro Manotas tied it in the 62nd minute and the Houston Dynamo held on for a 1-1 draw against Real Salt Lake in the season opener for both teams on Saturday. Manotas cut in front of defender Nedum Onuohato to connect to Adam Lundkvist’s wide cross with a leaping right-footed stab. Matias Vera was sent off in the 81st minute, receiving his second yellow card of the match for unsporting behavior. Written by March 2, 2019 /Sports News – Local Manotas, Dynamo earn 1-1 draw with Real Salt Lake Albert Rusnak opened the scoring in the 40th minute after his effective first touch on Corey Baird’s pass allowed him to slip behind the defender and slot it home. Associated Press
Written by Beau Lund FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailMaddie Meyer/Getty Images(BOSTON) — Retired Red Sox icon David Ortiz underwent a second surgery at a Boston hospital for injuries suffered when he was shot in the back Sunday night at a bar in the Dominican Republic in what appeared to be a targeted ambush attack, the former baseball player’s wife said in a statement Tuesday.“David arrived at Massachusetts General Hospital last night and underwent a successful second surgery. He is stable, awake, and resting comfortably this morning in the ICU where he is expected to remain for the next several days,” Ortiz’s wife, Tiffany Ortiz, said in a statement.Ortiz, 43, had been airlifted to Boston Monday night on a medical air ambulance chartered by the Red Sox. He first underwent surgery at a hospital in the Dominican Republic, where “Big Papi” was born and raised.Tiffany Ortiz thanked the Red Sox owner, John Henry, and his wife, Linda, and the team’s management for rallying around her husband. She also expressed appreciation to Dr. Larry Ronan and his staff at Massachusetts General for caring for Ortiz.“Lastly, I want to thank everyone for the outpouring of support and love that we have received during this incredible difficult time,” her statement reads. “We ask for privacy as David works towards recovery.”Shortly after he was shot, Ortiz was taken to Abel Gonzalez Center for Advanced Medicine in Santo Domingo, where he underwent his first surgery. Ortiz’s father told reporters the bullet entered his son’s back and exited through his abdomen.Dr. Abel Gonzalez, who performed the surgery, said part of Ortiz’s intestines and liver were removed.The shooting unfolded Sunday night at the Dial Bar and Lounge, a nightclub in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic.Security camera footage acquired by ABC News shows the gunman coming up behind Ortiz and opening fire at close range. The footage shows people scattering after gunfire erupted and Ortiz, who had been sitting at the outdoor bar, appear to grab his side and then collapse.A man who allegedly confessed to playing a role in the shooting was identified by police as 25-year-old Eddy Feliz Garcia.Garcia reportedly confessed to being involved in the shooting, according to Frank Félix Duran, a spokesman for the Dominican Republic National Police. Duran declined to elaborate on what the suspect told the police, or if he was the man seen in the video pulling the trigger.Police are searching for a second suspect.Garcia apparently tried to flee the nightclub after the shooting, but onlookers immediately stopped and attacked him before he was turned over to police and taken to a hospital for treatment. He was released into police custody and has yet to be charged in connection with the shooting.On Monday night at Boston’s Fenway Park, the Red Sox and the team’s fans made it clear that their beloved “Big Papi” was in their thoughts and prayers.Prior to the start of the Red Sox game, a moment of reflection was held for Ortiz, a 10-time All-Star and a member of three Red Sox World Series championship teams. A message reading “We send our love to David Ortiz” was flashed on one of the ballpark’s scoreboards.Fans held up letters spelling out Ortiz’s name, and many showed up at the game wearing his No. 34 jersey.“They talk about superheroes without capes and he’s a superhero without a cape,” Red Sox manager Alex Cora, who a former teammate of Ortiz’s in Boston, said during a pregame news conference.Another one of Ortiz’s former Red Sox teammates, Hall of Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez, who also hails from the Dominican Republic, broke down in tears while talking about Ortiz on Monday night during a broadcast on the MLB Network.“I don’t have enough words to describe who David is, what David means to baseball,” Martinez said on air. “But I’m so disappointed to know that someone like David, who saved so many lives, can have someone after his life. And I’m sorry. I’m sorry. But it hurts me. It hurts me.“I just can’t take it,” Martinez added. “I’m here sitting with you guys and I’m trying to have fun, but my heart is with David, with his family, with everybody that cares about David. Because just one coward out there that wanted to do that to someone that didn’t deserve it.”Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. June 11, 2019 /Sports News – National David Ortiz undergoes second surgery in Boston after Dominican Republic shooting
FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailEPHRAIM, Utah-The Snow College women’s volleyball team improved to 21-2 on the season and took over sole possession of first place in the Scenic West Athletic Conference standings with a 3-1 win over No. 9 Salt Lake C.C. on Thursday.The Badgers took to first set, 25-21. The two teams traded points through the second set with SLCC outlasting the Badgers, 27-25. Snow took control of the match with a decisive 25-15 win in the third set, and came from behind to take the fourth and final set, 25-21.Sophomore Sarah Morley led the way for the Badgers with a team-high 14 kills on 44 swings. Morley hit .205 on the night, and was credited with 13 digs. Sophomore Andreanna McKee racked up 13 kills on 36 attempts to hit .222. Freshmen Korrin Thornock and Lydia Montague had 12 and 11 kills, respectively. Freshman setter Ellee Anderson posted a match-high 51 assists.Defensively, the Badgers held Salt Lake C.C. to a .152 hitting percentage, forcing 25 errors on 164 attempts. Sophomore Savannah Tanner had a match-high 28 digs while McKee and Montague had four blocks each.Thursday’s win marked the eighth victory in the past four years, including seven straight wins over the Bruins.The Badgers will next take on Southern Idaho on Saturday, Oct. 5 in Ephraim for a match time of 1:00 pm Brad James Tags: SLCC Volleyball/Snow Volleyball/SWAC October 4, 2019 /Sports News – Local NO. 6 Snow takes down NO. 9 SALT LAKE C.C. Written by
November 13, 2019 /Sports News – Local USU Men’s Basketball Signs Rollie Worster Wednesday FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah-Wednesday, Utah State men’s basketball head coach Craig Smith announced the signing of Montana’s 2018-19 Gatorade Player of the Year, Rollie Worster.Worster is a two-sport athlete at Hellgate High School of Missoula, Mont. as he is a star for the Knights on both the hardwood and the gridiron.Last season, Worster led the Knights to a Class AA state runner-up finish in netting 22.2 points, 5.9 rebounds, 4 assists and 1.3 steals per game. This earned him Class AA state tournament MVP honors. Worster is a three-time all-conference and all-state selection.The 6-3 205-pound Worster is also a first team all-state safety and earned honorable mention all-state selection honors as a quarterback.Worster will have four seasons of eligibility for the Aggies. Written by Tags: Craig Smith/Hellgate Knights/Rollie Worster/USU Men’s Basketball Brad James
February 1, 2021 /Sports News – National How the NFL will honor health care workers at Super Bowl LV Written by Beau Lund FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailiStockBy: JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Quarterbacks Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes won’t be the only stars of Super Bowl LV.The health care workers who have been working tirelessly to keep the COVID-19 virus at bay will be honored during the first Super Bowl game ever played during a pandemic.Here is how the NFL is putting a spotlight on health care workers.NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has invited 7,500 health care workers to attend the game, the NFL announced last month.Only 22,000 of the nearly 66,000 seats at Raymond James Stadium, home to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will be available for fans.Most will come from hospitals and health care systems in the Tampa and central Florida area, but all 32 NFL teams will also select health care workers from their communities, according to the NFL.All of the health care workers who will attend will have received both doses of the vaccine.In addition to the tickets, a game day experience will be held for the health care workers, the NFL said.“These dedicated health care workers continue to put their own lives at risk to serve others, and we owe them our ongoing gratitude,” Goodell said in a statement.The NFL is hosting the #TikTokTailgate, a pregame event for the health care workers in attendance, which will be headlined by pop star Miley Cyrus.Cyrus confirmed the news in several Instagram posts.“I can’t wait to put on a show for the NFL’s honored guests before the game…. Health care workers from Tampa and around the country!” she wrote Jan. 24.Only health care workers will be in attendance, but the event will be live-streamed, according to the NFL.The event will also include special gusts, surprise musical performances and game day cooking segments, according to CBS, which is broadcasting the Super Bowl this year.Suzie Dorner, a nurse manager at Tampa General Hospital, will not only be cheering for her hometown football team but will be honored on the field as well.Dorner, who has been named as one of the three honorary Super Bowl captains, has been working in Tampa for more than eight years and has “worked selflessly, as all nurses do, to prioritize others and work endless hours” throughout the pandemic, according to the NFL. She lost two grandparents to COVID-19 as well.Dorner was “speechless” upon hearing the news, she told Derrick Brooks, a former Tampa Bay Buccaneer and chair of the Tampa Bay Super Bowl LV host committee.The pandemic has been “really mentally, emotionally and physically exhausting” for all health care workers, Dorner said.“To be honored at the Super Bowl makes everything that we’ve all been through this year, it makes it a little bit more tolerable and something to celebrate everything that we’ve been through, the good and the bad things,” she is seen telling Brooks in a YouTube video posted by the NFL.The honorary captains — Dorner, a Los Angeles educator, and a Marine Corps veteran from Pittsburgh — will take part in the coin toss ceremony before kickoff Sunday.Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
Total intends to further strengthen its international partnership by signing farm-in agreements with Qatar Petroleum for its exploration acreage in Namibia, Guyana and Kenya Image: Total further strengthens its international partnership with Qatar Petroleum. Photo: Courtesy of Adam Radosavljevic from Pixabay. Qatar Petroleum has signed farm-in agreements with France-based integrated oil and gas company Total for its exploration acreage in Namibia, Guyana, and Kenya.The transactions are subject to the approval by regulatory authorities and following completion, Qatar Petroleum would take part in Total’s operations in the three countries.Total president exploration & production Arnaud Breuillac said: “Following on from our first discovery together and the opening of a new gas province on the Brulpadda prospect in South Africa, the latest agreements are an important milestone in the long-standing partnership between Total and Qatar Petroleum.“As their long-term partner in Qatar, where we have a well-established presence, we are committed to continuing to support Qatar Petroleum’s international development, through partnership and collaboration, as we have successfully done in the past.”Total agreed to transfer its interests in various assets to Qatar PetroleumUnder the agreements, Total would transfer its 30% interest in Block 2913B to Qatar Petroleum, retaining 40% interest, and 28.33% interest in Block 2912 retaining 37.78%, which are located in the Orange Basin, offshore Namibia.A first exploration well on Block 2913B is planned to be drilled in 2020.Total would transfer 40% of the company holding its existing 25% interests in the Orinduik and Kanuku blocks, adjacent to the Stabroek Block in the prolific offshore Guyana Basin, keeping the remaining 60%.After the Jethro discovery on the Orinduik license earlier this month, the company has started drilling a second exploration well on the same block and a third one is planned on the Kanuku license.The farm-in agreement will also see Total, along with ENI, transferring a combined 25% interest in Blocks L11A, L11B and L12, located deep offshore Kenya, to Qatar Petroleum, reducing its stake from 45% to 33.75%.Qatar Petroleum acquired a 15% share capital of Total E&P Congo in 2013 and became its shareholder. In 2018, Total transferred a 25% working interest to Qatar Petroleum in the 11B/12B license in South Africa.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for well 35/10-5, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. (Credit: Norwegian Petroleum Directorate.) The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for well 35/10-5, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.Well 35/10-5 will be drilled from the West Hercules drilling facility in position 61 11’07.06’’ N and 03 15’10.86’’ E.The drilling programme for well 35/10-5 relates to the drilling of wildcat wells in production licence 827 S. Equinor Energy AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 70 per cent. The other licensee is DNO Norge AS with 30 per cent.The area in this licence consists of parts of block 35/10. The well will be drilled about 11 kilometres southwest of the Vega field.Production licence 827 S was awarded on 5 February 2016 (APA 2015). This is the first well to be drilled in the licence.The permit is contingent on the operator securing all other permits and consents required by other authorities prior to commencing the drilling activity. Source: Company Press Release The area in this licence consists of parts of block 35/10. The well will be drilled about 11 kilometres southwest of the Vega field
The company’s cable protection systems will be deployed to protect subsea array and export cables as they transition from the seabed into the foundations Tekmar Energy secures multiple cable protection system contracts in China. (Credit: Tekmar Energy Limited.) Tekmar Energy is pleased to announce multiple contracts to supply cable protection systems for the Sheyang, Qidong, and Dalian Zhuanghe offshore wind farm projects in China.The offshore wind farms have a combined total output of over 300MW, and once constructed will power over 150,000 households in the Jiangsu and Liaoning Provinces.Tekmar Energy’s cable protection systems will be deployed to protect subsea array and export cables as they transition from the seabed into the foundations.Jack Simpson, Director of Tekmar Energy said: “We are delighted to secure additional supply contracts in China. Tekmar Energy has now supplied our cable protection systems and hang-off assemblies to 15 offshore wind farm projects in the region. The new awards reflect the hard work of our team in Shanghai, China, and demonstrate the industries continued confidence in our subsea products”. Source: Company Press Release