Vermont Chamber of Commerce Elects New Board Members

first_imgLast month at its Annual Meeting members of the Vermont Chamber of Commerce elected seven businesspeople to the Board of Directors.The Vermont Chamber welcomes the following individuals to its Board of Directors:Tom Donahue; Rutland Region Chamber of CommerceKevin Dwyer; Hackett, Valine, and MacDonaldDaria Mason; Central Vermont Medical CenterBob Rogan; Burlington, VermontKathleen Schirling; Chittenden BankStephen Terry; Green Mountain PowerDavid Wolk; Castleton State CollegeDuane Marsh, Vermont Chamber President, stated, “We are very pleased that these individuals have agreed to bring their talents to the table. They will add to the Vermont Chamber’s diverse representation of the Vermont business community.”Each new member will serve for a one-year term, effective immediately.###last_img read more


Management rethink for ‘sparkling’ LSH

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Women’s tennis falls short of UCLA

first_imgNo. 38 women’s tennis fell to No. 29 UCLA in a non-conference match in Westwood on Thursday and is now 3-4 overall this season heading into conference play.The Trojans got an early lead by winning the doubles point. On court 2, junior Zoë Katz paired up with sophomore Madison Westby and got the first win of the day over Terri Fleming and Kelly Shaffer with a quick 6-2 win.On court 1, the Women of Troy were represented by No. 8 senior Giuliana Olmos and sophomore Gabby Smith, while the Bruins (2-5) could count on No. 5 Catherine Harrison and Kyle McPhillips. The Bruins were able to win the match 6-2, leaving the doubles point up for grabs on court 3. There, a duo of freshmen, Jessica Failla and Rianna Valdes got their first win of the season together, battling past Alaina Miller and Kristin Wiley with the final score of 6-4, giving the Women of Troy an early advantage.In singles, USC was able to extend its lead after a quick win on court 6 by No. 60 Valdes, who beat Shaffer with a double 6-1 in less than an hour. Being down 0-2, the Bruins got on the scoreboard after No. 21 Olmos lost to No. 19 Harrison in straight sets 4-6, 1-6 and started their comeback to victory.On court three No. 85 Smith fell to Miller 2-6, 3-6, tying the score at 2-2. On court two, McPhillips got the first set with a bagel over No. 90 Westby. The same scenario opened the second set, as the Bruins got up an early break, 2-0. There Westby battled to get the break back and got on the scoreboard. The set went on with both players being close to each other in the score, and it ended with McPhillips beating Westby in the tiebreak, giving UCLA the first lead in the match, one point away from clinching the match.On court 5, Katz fell short in the first set tiebreak to Fleming, before securing the second set 6-2, bringing the game to a deciding third set, essential for the Trojans to stay in the match. Meanwhile, Failla on court 4 dropped the first set in the tiebreak after being up 5-2 and won the second one 6-3.On court 5, UCLA managed to win the final set 6-3 clinching the match at 4-2. The action kept going on court 4, and after a long battle Wiley pulled out a 7-5, giving the Bruins a 5-2 lead, finishing the comeback.Next match marks the beginning of the Pac-12 season, with the Women of Troy taking on the Washington Huskies next Friday at 1:30 p.m. in Marks Stadium followed by another home match against Washington State on Saturday at 12:00 p.m.The Huskies are 9-4 in non-conference play and the Cougars are currently undefeated with a 12-0 record.last_img read more


No. 2 Central Arkansas Defeats No. 7 McNeese in Four Sets to Move On

first_imgSet FourThe closet McNeese got to leading since going up 1-0 was tying UCA at 14-14, but Anderson’s back-to-back kills swung the momentum back in the Sugar Bears’ favor en route to a 25-19 set win to claim the match 3-1. Anderson finished the set hitting .444 with five kills to lead the Sugar Bears. UCA blocked five attacks and produced 25 digs as McNeese hit just .022 for the set. Tipppet ended the match with a smashing kill as Elizabeth Armstrong gained her 46th assist of the night.VB: @UCAVball advances to Southland semifinal round, 3-1 winners over @McNeeseVball. Next up at 6:30, SHSU vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. pic.twitter.com/537STLF4ua— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 17, 2017 After dropping the first set 25-23, the Sugar Bears took the next three sets 25-23, 25-17, 25-19 to advance to the semifinals. McNeese had defeated UCA in five sets twice this season heading into the contest. Four Sugar Bears reached double figures in kills with junior middle blocker Savanah Allen leading all hitters with 14 kills, junior right side Samantha Anderson adding 12, sophomore outside hitter Abbie Harry notching 11 and junior outside hitter Haley Tippett garnering 10. Tippett reached a double-double by digging 14 attacks, being one of four Sugar Bears to reach double figures for digs. The UCA defense also tallied 14.5 blocks. Set TwoUCA evened the match 1-1 with a 25-23 victory in the second set behind Haley Tippet and Abbie Harry’s five kills each. The two combined for 10 of the Sugar Bears’ 18 kills. Tippet also tallied for a team-best six digs as the Sugar Bears posted 23 in the set. McGownd had eight of the 18 digs for McNeese as Rae Myers and Katelyn Elliot led the team in kills with both reaching three.VB: Tippett’s kill ends set 2, 25-23 in favor of @UCAVball. Tied 1-1 with @McNeeseVball heading to break. Watch https://t.co/FDWfnDejSt. pic.twitter.com/SlPmiMehF6— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 17, 2017 McNeese’s sophomore outside hitter Keegan Nelms put up a double-double with 11 kills and 12 digs. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – No. 2 Central Arkansas got its revenge on No. 7 McNeese when the Sugar Bears defeated the Cowgirls 3-1 on Friday in Southland Volleyball Tournament quarterfinals at the Dugan Wellness Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. Set OneLibero Angela McGownd tallied seven digs to lead a McNeese back row that combined for 13 digs and kept Central Arkansas to a .175 hitting percentage in a 25-23 win for the Cowgirls. McNeese hit for .282 with seven players earning a kill and Keegan Nelms racked up a team best four. UCA’s Megan Nash and Savanah Allen each produced four kills while Samantha Anderson downed three.VB: #8 seed ACU already won today. What does #7 @McNeeseVball have in store? Cowgirls up 1-0 over @ucavball, taking 1st set by 25-23 count. pic.twitter.com/TrSP4HkkxY— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 17, 2017 Set ThreeUCA ran off to an 8-2 start to the set, including service aces from Nash and Tippett, before McNeese head coach Ashleigh Fitzgerald called her first timeout. The Sugar Bears never let the Cowgirls within four points after the timeout as UCA took the set 25-17. Allen hit a perfect 1.000 on six attacks for a Sugar Bears squad that hit .423 in the set to McNeese’s .179. Shanna Spree led the Cowgirls in kills with four.VB: @UCAVball up 2-1 on @McNeeseVball, as UCA takes 3rd set 25-17. Watch NOW on https://t.co/FDWfnDejSt or Southland Conference apps. pic.twitter.com/tK2ZoVZuVV— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 17, 2017 The Sugar Bears will face the winner of No. 3 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and No. 6 Sam Houston State on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on the Southland Digital Network.last_img read more



first_imgDONEGAL GAA legend Brian McEniff is to become a selector….for County Louth.The man who led the county to all-Ireland glory in 1992 had been advising Louth manager Peter Fitzpatrick this year.But that role is to become more official for the 2012 season with the Donegal businessman set to be made a selector. McENIFF TO BECOME LOUTH SELECTOR was last modified: November 4th, 2011 by BrendaShare 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:Brian McEniffdonegalLouthselectorlast_img read more