Randolph National Bank employees show who wears the pants when it comes to giving back

first_imgRandolph National Bank, the White River Valley’s Hometown Bank, recently donated $1,300 to six local towns severely damaged by flooding during Irene. The money was raised during one of the bank’s ‘Jeans Day’, in which bank staff make a small donation for the privilege of trading pinstripes for blue jeans.On Jeans Day on September 2nd, the usual $5donation was waived in favor of a ‘free’ jeans day, with the bank encouraging those employees who could to donate whatever they wanted with the promise of matching funds from RNB. Staffers from across the bank’s network of eight offices stepped up to the challenge to collect the $1,300.In addition to making the cash donations, bank employees gave generously with time, supplies and money to their communities and neighbors.The funds were split between the following organizations: Operation Revive Royalton FundBethel Volunteer Fire DepartmentRochester Volunteer Fire DepartmentStockbridge Volunteer Fire DepartmentPittsfield Volunteer Fire DepartmentRandolph Volunteer Fire Department About Randolph National BankOriginally chartered as The National Bank of West Randolph in 1875, Randolph National Bank has continued to grow and prosper and today holds assets in excess of $160 million and provides services through eight banking offices and nine ATMs. Headquartered in Randolph, RNB also maintains offices in the communities of Rochester, Royalton, South Royalton, Williamstown and Quechee, with the mission of meeting the credit and deposit needs of individuals and businesses in the White River Valley. www.rnbvt.com(link is external)last_img read more

Championship Saturday underway at Super Nationals

first_imgBOONE, Iowa (Sept. 7) – Championship Saturday has arrived at the 31st annual IMCA Speedway Mo­tors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.Fifteen last-chance heats for Modifieds, the last-chance feature for Stock Cars and last-chance features for Modifieds get the Sept. 7 show started at Boone Speedway. The Karl Chevrolet Races of Champions for Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods, the Sunoco Race Fuels Race of Champions for Stock Cars and the Harris Auto Racing Race of Champions for Modifieds precede main events for all four divisions.Hobby Stocks, SportMods and Stock Car headliners are all 30 laps. The big dance for Modifieds is 40 laps. * Front row starters for the Harris RoC are Tim Ward and Dustin Smith, ahead of Ryan McDaniel, Jimmy Gustin, Clint Hatlestad, Brandon Beckendorf, Aaron Turnbull, Chris Abelson, Dylan Smith, Jesse Sobbing, Richie Gustin and Corey Lagroon.Scott Pippert will lead the Sunoco RoC field to the initial green, with defending race winner Donavon Smith to his outside. Brandon Czarapata, Abe Huls, Brian Irvine, Perry Misner, David Smith, Kevin Opheim, Jay Schmidt and John Heinz complete the lineup.Colby Langenberg has the pole start for the Hobby Stock RoC, with Randy Embrey to his outside. Tre­vor Holm, Brock Beeter, Corey Madden, Shannon Anderson, Jason Kohl, Chris Luloff, Bill Bon­nett and Justin Nehring complete the third through 10th spots on the starting grid. Front row for the Northern SportMod RoC has Bobby Anders on the pole and Joel Rust outside. Third through 10th starters are Eric Elliott, Tyler Frye, Nick Roberts, Clint Luellen, Austin Kaplan, Danny Dvorak, Robby Rosselli and Carter VanDenberg.*Two drivers with their share of career wins and then some were recognized during pre-race ceremo­nies this afternoon.Mike Nichols won for the 300th time in his IMCA Sunoco Stock Car career while Shannon Ander­son earned his career 200th IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock victory this season.Both are the career wins leaders in their respective divisions. *Sybesma Graphics best looking car contest winners were Gary Roberts in the Modifieds and Stef­fan Carey in the Stock Cars.Roberts’ ride promotes Goldenhar Syndrome. The wrap was done by his son (and fellow Modified driver) Matt.Carey pilots the original Witten’s Warriors car, promoting cerebral palsy treatment and aware­ness. *Another hotly contested rock, paper, scissors contest held during track prep determined the out­side row of tonight’s Stock Car main event. Steve Meyer will lead Jake Masters, Brian Irvine, Wayne Gifford, Ken Tietz, Damon Murty, Todd Reitzler and Dustin Larson to green.*The results of more rock, paper, scissors: Chris Mills will start at the front of the outside row in Saturday’s Modified dance.Jon Snyder, Ryan Watnem, Jason Cummins, Shawn Kilgore, Jeff Taylor, J.D. Auringer and William Gould are next on the grid. *last_img read more

Whicker: Dwight Howard takes flight again as Lakers shake off Charlotte

first_img How athletes protesting the national anthem has evolved over 17 years Lakers, Clippers schedules set for first round of NBA playoffs PreviousCharlotte Hornets guard Dwayne Bacon, left, and Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard battle for the rebound during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. The Lakers won 120-101. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)Charlotte Hornets guard Dwayne Bacon, left, and Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard battle for the rebound during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. The Lakers won 120-101. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsCharlotte Hornets forward Cody Zeller, right, shoots while Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard, center, defends as Kentavious Caldwell-Pope looks on during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. The Lakers won 120-101. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard, left, speaks with David Beckham prior to an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)Charlotte Hornets guard Dwayne Bacon, right, and Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard battle for the rebound during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. The Lakers won 120-101. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard, center, goes up for a shot while Charlotte Hornets guard Malik Monk, right, and PJ Washington defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. The Lakers won 120-101. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier, right, goes up for a shot while Los Angeles Lakers center JaVale McGee, left, and Anthony Davis defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)Charlotte Hornets guard Devonte’ Graham, right, loses the ball while Los Angeles Lakers guard Quinn Cook defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis, right, drives to the basket while Charlotte Hornets forward Cody Zeller defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis, right, is fouled by Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier while driving to the basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) dunks the ball while Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges (0) looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges, front, dunks the ball past Los Angeles Lakers guard Avery Bradley, left, and JaVale McGee during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)Los Angeles Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, left, steals the ball away from Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, center, goes up for a shot past Charlotte Hornets guard Dwayne Bacon, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis, right, speaks with head coach Frank Vogel during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)Charlotte Hornets guard Dwayne Bacon, left, and Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard battle for the rebound during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. The Lakers won 120-101. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)NextShow Caption1 of 15Charlotte Hornets guard Dwayne Bacon, left, and Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard battle for the rebound during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. The Lakers won 120-101. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)ExpandLOS ANGELES — If he plays this way against all his former teams, that’s seven victories right there.Dwight Howard was the puddle-jumper version of Superman Sunday night. He hit all eight shots, got 10 rebounds, blocked four shots and scored 16 points in not quite 23 minutes for the Lakers against Charlotte, which was Superman’s next-to-last stop on what looked like a farewell tour.He was reduced to a return to the Lakers, cape in hand, and he had to promise that he would stay in a narrowly defined lane, and keep in mind that other Lakers were in charge of the flight plan.Few groups are louder than Laker fans scorned, but the peevish booing they hurled at Howard has now turned to rejoicing. He did exactly what he was supposed to do and nothing more Sunday night. “All of that stuff before, the way I played and the way I used to act, that’s not me anymore,” Howard said. “I kept telling myself that if it was 30 seconds, two minutes, 15 minutes, I was going to do whatever it took to help my team win.”“He scored the way we wanted him to score,” Vogel said. “He was crashing, going to the basket, but defensively was where he was dominant. He was getting that above-everybody-else types of rebounds. He has shown bursts throughout camp. Tonight he was off the charts.”The Lakers were shoddy defensively, particularly in transition, for much of the game, against a team that has a seat reserved at the 2020 lottery table. They didn’t guard the 3-pointer well, and they missed 20 of 31 three-pointers, with Danny Green going 1 for 5.But they have a lot of Plan Bs, and a very reliable AD. Anthony Davis had 29 points and 14 rebounds, beat people off the dribble, swished 3-pointers, brought the ball downcourt, blocked shots, and kept the Lakers afloat in the first half. No matter how good you thought Davis was, he is better than that. To see him stretch himself amid all this other help, particularly when Kyle Kuzma returns, will be revelatory.Caruso, the G League veteran and the sacrificial point guard in so many what’s-the-point Lakers games last year, had a major effect for the second consecutive game. He came into the third quarter, and somehow the Lakers started flowing. If you like plus-minus, he was plus-17 in 13 minutes.“He is creating good problems for me,” Vogel said, smiling.Related Articles Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Lakers practice early hoping to answer all questions center_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with Packers“He was a star in his role,” coach Frank Vogel said.“I told him at one point that we needed more energy from him,” Alex Caruso said, “and he said he knew it, and he went out there and gave it to us. We see him every day. He’s dunking like he is 21 again.”The Lakers needed Howard, and a late punch from Caruso, and a solid fourth quarter from LeBron James to dispose of the Hornets, 120-101. They only led by a point going into the fourth quarter, but they shot 62 percent the rest of the way, and that’s when Howard got three of his blocks.Howard would be far from the first bounce-back star to win an NBA championship, but few have been asked to overcome such revulsion. In Houston, he and James Harden could barely fit into the same arena. He passed through Atlanta, Charlotte and Washington, where he missed all but nine games with a bad back that needed surgery.Before that, of course, he was a towering figure with Orlando, having led the Magic to the 2009 NBA Finals. Eight times he was an NBA All-Star, and his rebounding and blocked-shot numbers are better than many Hall of Fame residents. But he was damaged goods, and not just physically. Trail Blazers, Grizzlies advance to NBA play-in game; Suns, Spurs see playoff dreams dashed But Howard put the buzz in the building Sunday.“The fans and I have been through a lot,” he said brightly. “I’m trying to keep the fans up with the hype at this point. I’m the hype man.“The joy comes from being out on the court after missing the whole year with back injuries, and not being able to do nothing but be in the bed. I’m going to express it the best I can. But in order for us to win, we have to play that fourth quarter in every quarter. We can’t play around with teams like this. You saw what happened with the Clippers and Phoenix last night. They didn’t take the game as seriously as they should, I didn’t think, and they lost.”At some point a player sees that he’s closer to the descent than the takeoff.“Every moment counts,” Howard said. “It counts from the weight room to the training room to everywhere else. If I do my job 100 percent every night, it will put us in a good position.” Trail Blazers beat Grizzlies in play-in, earn first-round series with the Lakers last_img read more

Public to get first view of athletes at annual Crusader Club Volleyball/Football Scrimmage

first_imgby Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow —  Wellington sports enthusiasts will have an opportunity to get a sneak preview of both the WHS volleyball and football teams Thursday evening. The Wellington Crusader volleyball team will be holding a Gatorade Scrimmage at 5 p.m. at the high school gymnasium and the WHS football, the Wellington Middle School team, and the youth football teams will be showcased in the Crusader Club Scrimmage.Here are a few things you will see:•Wellington has 70 football players out this year including 20 seniors (see newly released roster below). Individual pictures of all the football players can be found here.•Great manicured field thanks to new groundskeeper Steve Gill.•Other amenities such as the new banner on the press box and the new decked out Crusader Grill by Impact Bank.Here are a couple of things you will not see Thursday:•There is no fence inside the stadium separating the football players from the football fans. That is not a permanent thing. Wellington school officials are making the home stands ADA compatible. But in order to do this, they need to construct a sidewalk leading to the ADA football stands which means a new permanent fence has to wait until the sidewalk is constructed. There may be a makeshift fence. Nevertheless, just because there is no makeshift fence, that doesn’t give fans permission to roam the sidelines like back in the 1950s. Stay back!•The new Wellington scoreboard is not here yet nor are the 45-second clocks. The scoreboard is expected to be here for the second home game against Clearwater on Sept. 26, but won’t be here for the season opener against Augusta.The schedule for the scrimmage night is as follows:5 p.m. – Wellington Gatorade Volleyball Scrimmage – please bring a case of water or unused Gatorade bottles for the price of admission.6 p.m. – Gates open for the public at Sellers Park.6:15 – Middle School Scrimmage (7th North EZ / 8th South EZ)6:35 – Team Stretch6:50 – Cheer Performance (Youth getting ready)6:55 – Check Presentation (Youth getting ready)6:58 – After Prom Kick7:00 – 1st and 2nd North EZ / 3rd and 4th South EZ7:15 – 5th and 6th North EZ / High School Warm-Up South EZ7:30 – High School Scrimmage8:00 – DONE.In case of bad weather and poor field conditions we will conduct the scrimmage on the HS practice fields to protect the actual game field.•••••The official Wellington High School football roster is as follows: 9Logan JonesRB6’1188 12Lane BeardRB5’8155 9Jared OathoutOL6’0180 10Dylan GoodmanQB5’10165 12Jaden HinesRB5’7195 10Brad McBathTE6’0190 9Andrew JohnsonOL5’10250 12Brad WarnerWR6’0163 10Lane MorganTE6’1185 12Jace BrunsTE6’2170 11Wyatt WitmerOL5’9215 11Connor PhelpsWR6’1185 GradeNamePositionHeightWeight 11Remington GilkeyWR5’11150 11Nick HydeOL6’1215 11Monty BannisterRB5’10140 12Joey HaydonWR5’10170 9Trey CaryRB5’8135 9Matthew McCombOL5’9230 10Derek DriskellRB5’5130 12Austin DunnRB6’0210 12Austin PfalzgrafWR6’1165 9Andre FowlerOL6’1230 9Gabe SmithOL6’1215 9Ty WilsonTE5’7150 12Zach BodkinsTE6’0175 11Jason NorrisOL6’2260 9Aaron SchoemannRB6’0160 10Dylan FergusonRB5’11163 9Cade PhelpsQB6’1155 12Alejandro VargasOL6’0185 12Trevor NanceQB6’5210 12Skylar BrandOL5’11220 12Andrew PelkeyRB6’0170 12Joey LewallenOL5’10205 9Christian ClaytonTE6’1185 12Adam ConditTE6’1190center_img 12Ian KingWR5’7145 9AJ SnipesRB6’0140 10Seth SmithOL5’9160 10Carson LeGrandWR5’8145 9Malachi TidwellRB5’7118 10Michael BillingtonRB5’7162 11Jared ShieldsWR6’2165 9Ethan RedfordRB5’6140 Wellington High School football seniors will take the field Thursday night. They will open at home against Augusta next Friday.Follow us on Twitter. 12Colin ReichenbergerWR6’0160 11Josh AmosOL6’1270 9Kadin HeacockRB5’8135 12Brenton TroutmanTE6’0175 9Brayden MorganRB5’7145 11Bryce OldridgeWR5’8143 9Jaden AdamsOL5’7160 9Brandon OlesonOL5’8190 10Lukas SoriaOL5’9155 9Braiden BureshOL5’10215 11Jace LoweOL5’11240 9Joeseph ParsonTE6’2180 12Vince AstOL6’0175 10Levi PrestonOL6’0170 10Tristin WithamRB5’7145 9Jack WaltonTE6’2190 10David MatlockOL5’10173 12Drake SteinbachOL5’9185 10Chance WilsonOL5’5165 9Jack HeimerOL5’10180 10Connor BurnettOL6’2320 9Ian GroomOL5’11180 11Ryan OlsonOL5’7140 10Chris KopTE6’1193 12Trey CoulterOL6’1295 11Skyler StrubleTE5’11160 Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! 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GAA NEWS: GAEIL FHÁNADA MINOR GIRLS TO TAKE PART IN BLITZ COMPETITION THIS WEEKEND

first_imgGaeil Fhánada Lotto resultsNo jackpot winner. Numbers drawn were 01,06,11,12,15. Bonus 06. €100 winner Brid McAteer, Fanad Lodge, €50 winner Collette Shiels, Tria Locha. Next week’s jackpot €4,150.Gaeil Fhánada Gear (& New Strip) Anyone interested in any Gaeil Fhánada (Fanad Gaels) gear (tops, hoodys, training tops etc.) please call in to Michael Murphy Sports in Letterkenny and put your order in with Martin asap (esp. if needed for Christmas).Donegal Ladies Gaelic – Minor ‘B’ competitionNorthern Section – These games will take place as a blitz competition in St Eunan’s on Sunday 7th Dec at 10am.Buncrana St EunansCloughaneelyGaeil FhánadaGaeltacht Beo FhánadaTráthnona thar barr a bhí againn san Ionad Lae, tráthnona Dé Domhnaigh seo chaite chun céiliúradh an Gradaim Náisiúnta a bhuaigh Gaeltacht Fhánada san chomórtas Mórtas Ceantair Pride of Place! de bharr an obair iontach atá ar siul thar na blianta fada, go hairithe na daoine siúd a bhfuil páirteach i gclubanna anseo sa ghaeltacht agus iad siúd go bhfuil suim mhór acu an ghaeilge agus an chultúr a choinneal beo anseo i bhFánaid. Tá muid fíor brodúil anseo i bhFánaid. Tá an Gaeltacht Beo. Tá ár spiorad beo. Fánaid Abú ! Come along and see Gaeil Fhánada’s Christmas Tree at Christmas Tree Festival in Rosnakill run by Clondevaddock Parish from this Saturday 5th – 7th December. There will be dozens of trees prepared by local groups and lots of exciting events for all ages. This will be a very big event for our parish, with exhibits, teas, crafts, a concert, carols and more. Every Day – it starts Friday 5th at 11a.m. with an official opening. That evening Pio McCann will play a session of seasonal music. On Saturday 6th Santa will be visiting from 3-5p.m. and at 8.00p.m. there will be a special concert in concert on the evening with – The McCafferty School of Irish Dancing, The Omagh Youth Choir, Rev. David McBeth, Brian McNamee (vocal soloist) and Paul Hughes (singer/songwriter), Sunday 7th at 7.30p.m. there is a ‘Community Carols’ with local musicians.Tesco Homegrown All Ireland Club Champions 2014Comhghairdeas mór chuig mna An Tearmainn i dTuaim, Co. na Gaillimhe sa Chluiche Ceannais Peile na mBan . Bhain siad 3:12 v Mainistir na Mona 1:13 .Gaeil Fhánada would like to say a massive congratulations to the Termon Ladies last Sunday on a great achievement winning the All Ireland Senior Club Championship Final in Tuam, Co Galway. 3:12 v Mourne Abbey, Co Cork 1:13. Well done to management and all the ladies from everyone here at Gaeil Fhánada C.L.G. We’re all very proud of you! GAA NEWS: GAEIL FHÁNADA MINOR GIRLS TO TAKE PART IN BLITZ COMPETITION THIS WEEKEND was last modified: December 2nd, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare 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:fanad gaelsGAANoticesSportlast_img read more