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Edwards leads Scorpions’ fightback

first_imgBRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Out-of-favour West Indies batsman Kirk Edwards capitalised on familiar conditions to stroke an unbeaten half-century and lead a Jamaica Scorpions fightback against Barbados Pride on the second day of their opening round match in the Regional First Class Championship yesterday. Edwards, the 31-year-old Barbadian who was drafted by Scorpions to bolster their batting, was unbeaten on 51 as the visitors finished the day on 114 for two in response to the hosts’ 373 all out. A former Barbados captain, Edwards revelled in the familiar conditions at Kensington Oval, stroking six fours in an innings spanning 120 deliveries and 144 minutes. He put on 78 for the second wicket with opener John Campbell, who made 49, a partnership which pulled the Scorpions around from 10 for one – when captain Paul Palmer was leg before wicket to pacer Miguel Cummins first ball – in the second over of the innings. Campbell, unbeaten on 18 and Edwards, 12, carried Scorpions to tea at 31 for one before pushing on afterward to put precious runs on the board. The 22-year-old left-handed Campbell struck seven fours off 85 balls in two hours at the crease before nicking seamer Kevin Stoute behind as close of play beckoned. Edwards, meanwhile, survived a chance on 38 off West Indies left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican to reach his 26th first-class half-century. Earlier, Scorpions produced a disciplined effort to ensure Pride lost their last eight wickets for 111 runs to be bowled out just under an hour before tea. Resuming on 262 for two, Pride lost captain Kraigg Brathwaite, who added just eight to his overnight 111, before falling to a catch at the wicket off fast bowler Jason Dawes. His overnight partner, Shamarh Brooks, was first to perish, failing to add to his 49, as he went lbw in the day’s second over to Dawes, who finished with three for 51. Left-arm spinner Nikita Miller, however, was the main destroyer with four for 100 from 53 overs. He removed the dangerous Roston Chase, who hit 48 off 102 deliveries with five fours and added 64 for the sixth wicket with Stoute, whose 34 required 70 balls and included five fours. Chase’s dismissal sparked a collapse where five wickets fell for 11 runs. AT THE GUYANA NATIONAL STADIUM: Windward Islands Volcanoes, replying to Guyana Jaguars’ 362 all out, were 127 for two at the close on the second day. Scores: JAGUARS 362 all out (Rajindra Chandrika, 146; Vishaul Singh, 48; Shiv Chanderpaul, 34; Leon Johnson, 29; Shane Shillingford 6-107) vs VOLCANOES ( Tyrone Theophile, 46; Devon Smith, 35 not out; Christopher Barnwell, 1-23; Steven Jacobs, 1-28). FIRST TO PERISHlast_img read more

16-year-old stages tree-planting to help counter pollution

first_imgSTUDIO CITY – It’s not every 16-year-old who claims “Greenopia – The Urban Dweller’s Guide to Green Living” as one of her favorite books. But then Jennifer Rubiello isn’t a typical 16-year-old. As part of a Girl Scout project, Rubiello organized one of the largest tree-planting drives in the San Fernando Valley last month. With the nonprofit organization TreePeople to lend support, nearly 170 volunteers helped plant 44 cottonwoods and large-leaf maples around the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Refuge. “You start with yourself and you go little by little,” she said.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! “It all started when I saw the movie `An Inconvenient Truth,”‘ Rubiello said. “I love animals and trees. The film motivated me to do something.” For her efforts she earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest Scouting achievement for girls ages 14-18. Rubiello is part of Senior Girl Scout Troop Morning Star, based in Sherman Oaks, and is a junior at Cleveland High School. Friends from school, the Girl Scouts and those within the community planted all those trees. Local stores donated snacks for the volunteers. “One of my major concerns is that, when people realize how big the problem of global warming is, they think they can’t do anything about it,” Rubiello said. “That is so disappointing to me, because something can be done when it is done in a collective.” And she has some advice for those who want to help clean the environment. last_img

Pikes Peak COG Seeks Consultant for JLUS for Colorado Springs Region

first_img Dan Cohen AUTHOR The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments is seeking a consultant to prepare a joint land use study (JLUS) for Colorado Springs to provide guidance for addressing incompatible land uses to installations, communities and the private sector.For the Colorado Springs Regional Joint Land Use Study to successfully identify the issues and appropriate strategies to resolve them, a robust public process is critical. Transparency in developing community plans and a concerted effort to identify and address the concerns of all stakeholders is critical to building mutual trust and gaining buy-in for the ultimate product.The RFP can be found on the PPACG website.Questions concerning the RFP will be accepted until 12 p.m., March 9, and should be sent to Angela Essing, JLUS Program Manager, [email protected] Questions will be answered within 24 hours and posted on the website.Submissions must be received by 12 p.m. on March 14 to Angela Essing.last_img read more