Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 45-year-old pedestrian was killed while crossing a road in his hometown of Copiague early Friday morning.Suffolk County police said Juan Vinas-Marte was crossing Great Neck Road at the corner of Dixon Avenue when he was struck by a southbound Honda Accord at 3:40 a.m.The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was neither injured nor charged.First Squad detectives impounded the car, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information about this crash to call them at 631-854-8152.
… Men whip Panama 9-0, Women blank Bermuda 3-0IT was a productive day on the pitch for Guyana’s stick-wielders, with both men and women picking up victories on day four of the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games Hockey qualifiers, being played at the Jamaican hockey pitch, University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona campus.Playing in their fourth match, the Guyanese women defeated Bermuda 3-0 for their second win of the tournament.Having opened the competition with a 6-0 win over Panama, Guyana then played to back-to-back draws against Jamaica and Puerto Rico, while Bermuda had secured two wins (4-0 against Guatemala and 4-0 against Panama), as well as a draw against Puerto Rico.Gabriella Xavier, Marzana Fiedtkou and Kerensa Fernandes were the goalscorers for Guyana, who handed the Bermudans their first taste of defeat in the championship.Today, the women will face Guatemala in their final round-robin play, and a win will ensure them a place in Sunday’s final, which will also see them qualify for the CAC Hockey Championship in Colombia next year.Guyana goalscorer Marzana Fiedtkou on the move against BermudaMeanwhile, the Guyanese men continue to impress, winning their third consecutive match, this time hammering Panama 9-0.Aroydy Branford netted four times for Guyana, while Robert France and Jamarj Assanah netted a double. Jael Gaskin scored the game’s final goal in the 59th minute as Guyana climb to the top of the table.Guyana will play their final game against Jamaica and are almost guaranteed a spot in Sunday’s final. The top two teams will play in Colombia next year.
The Central Region have been crowned the overall champions of the 2019 ‘Beta Malt Interco’: The National Inter-Schools and Colleges Athletics competition held at the Bolgatanga Senior High School in Bolgatanga from September 19-21, 2019. At the end of the 3-day sports festival, Central Region team beat off stiff competition to emerge victorious and take home the ultimate prize. Also, scholarships were offered to Grace Obour and Foster Ametsi for their classic showings as the ‘Best Male Athlete’ and ‘Best Female Athlete’ respectively.The two went home with a sum of GHc15, 000 each that was presented by Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), producers of Beta Malt – a nourishing true malt beverage.This year, ABL, manufacturers of Beta Malt, a nourishing true malt beverage, partnered the Ghana Education Service (GES) to organise the “Beta Malt Interco”. As sponsors of the popular Inter-Schools and Colleges Athletics Competition (Interco), Beta Malt has refreshed hundreds of athletes over the last six months from the preliminary stages all the way through the regionals of the contest. Notably, top-performing athletes have also been rewarded with packs of Beta Malt drinks and branded souvenirs. Head of Marketing, Ms Ewurafua Addo-Atuah, commenting on the accomplishment of the partnership, affirmed that“physical education and sports remained important disciplines that provided holistic intervention to developing the mental and physical aspects of the body of young people and what better way to inspire athletes to go all the way up with Beta Malt”.The opening ceremony for the athletics competition on Thursday,19 September 2019, showcased 720 athletes made up of equal halves of males and females.The Brands Manager for Beta Malt, Portia Offei Asare, closed the festival with a note, thanking the GES and the athletes for such performance and reiterating her brand’s continuous support for the Games. “It has been a long physical and emotional journey for all the athletes who have jumped and sprinted to get here today. To those who could not achieve victory on this occasion, you should not be disappointed but analyse your performance and set out on a further mission. You need to remember that the winner is not twice as much better than a runner up.Beta Malt is a brand that believes in offering experiences that play meaningful roles in the lives of consumers and empowering young Ghanaians to pursue their dreams. We have always believed that with Beta Malt, The Only Way is Up, as you the athletes undoubtedly have exhibited these traits.”—
The Pistons were playing without star Blake Griffin, who’s dealing with a sore knee. They had last made the playoffs in 2015-16.Meanwhile, the Hornets entered play with their postseason hopes still alive. But, they were officially eliminated with the Pistons’ win. Charlotte would not have advanced to the postseason, anyway, as it fell to the Magic at home, 122-114.Kemba Walker recorded 43 points and five assists for Charlotte in what could be his last game with the team. He’ll be a free agent this summer.Studs of the nightDwyane Wade registered a triple-double in the last game before his retirement. He put up 25 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in the Heat’s 113-94 loss to the Nets.👏 What a night for D-Wade! 👏@DwyaneWade (25 PTS, 11 REB, 10 AST) closes out his career in style with a triple-double! #OneLastDance #L3GACY #HeatCulture pic.twitter.com/q6JXhtD0gE— NBA (@NBA) April 11, 2019Philadelphia wing Jonathon Simmons had 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists in his team’s 125-109 victory over the Bulls.Jevon Carter tallied 32 points in the Grizzlies’ 132-117 win against the Warriors.Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds against the Spurs in his final game. Nowitzki officially announced his plans to retire Tuesday.Duds of the nightDorian Finney-Smith was 2-of-10 shooting and scored five points in the Mavericks’ 105-94 loss to the Spurs.Hawks wing Kent Bazemore shot 2 of 10 from the field and was a minus-16 as the Hawks fell to the Pacers, 135-134.HighlightsAaron Gordon powers his way to the basket. Joel Embiid injury update: ‘It’s possible’ 76ers star could miss start of playoffs The Pistons are heading to the playoffs.Detroit jumped out to an early lead and pulled away for an easy 115-89 victory over the Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday. It clinched the final Eastern Conference postseason spot with the win. Aaron Gordon muscles his way down low and flushes it late in the 4th Q!#PureMagic 122#Hornets30 112📺: @ESPNNBA pic.twitter.com/nuacXDaszA— NBA (@NBA) April 11, 2019Trae Young with the slick dribble move.Trae too smooth going between-the-legs pic.twitter.com/LruPxoMHq8— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) April 11, 2019What’s next?The playoffs — After a long regular season, the playoffs have finally arrived. The path to the championship begins Saturday when the first series tipoff. Stephen Curry injury update: Warriors have no concerns about star’s ankle The Pistons took control in the opening moments and held a 14-point advantage by the end of the first quarter. They pushed the score to 65-41 by halftime and cruised from there.Keeping it 🆙#PistonsNow x @RocketFiber pic.twitter.com/DmzqeQ1niq— x – Detroit Pistons (@DetroitPistons) April 11, 2019Andre Drummond tallied 20 points and 18 rebounds to lead Detroit to the victory. Luke Kennard chipped in a game-high 27 points off the bench while connecting on four of his eight 3-point attempts. Related News
Arlene (centre) with her goldLETTERKENNY schoolgirl Arlene Crossan staged a stunning comeback to win gold in the National U-15 Pentathlon in Tullamore.Arlene had trailed her nearest rival Shannon Sheehy (Cushinstown AC) going into the final event – the 8oom – by seven points.But she won the race by a big enough margin to take gold, and finish 45 points ahead. Letterkenny AC athlete Arlene was crowned The Woodie’s DIY Combined Events U-15 Champion, the event including the 80m hurdles, the long jump, the high jump, the shot and the 800m. DONEGAL GIRL ARLENE CROWNED NATIONAL U-15 PENTATHLON CHAMP was last modified: August 12th, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Arlene CrossanDONEGAL GIRL ARLENE CROWNED NATIONAL U-15 PENTATHLON CHAMPWoodies championship