Search Party Organized for Missing Peconic Teen

Posted On Dec 18 2020 by

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Ashley MurrayFriends and family of a Peconic teenager who went missing Monday are organizing a grassroots search party Thursday to look for the girl, while local police follow up on several leads that they have received since publicizing her disappearance.Organizers posted a message on the Facebook page dedicated to 16-year-old Ashley Murray’s disappearance and notified the community that a volunteer search party will meet by the flag pole at Southold High School Thursday at 3 p.m.The group has used the social media site to distribute Murray’s missing person’s flyer and to also plead for her to return home.“Ashley,” the message reads, “It’s pouring rain and it’s so cold outside. You don’t have a winter coat, which worries everyone in this weather. Please come home to the warmth, to the love, to the people who care so much about you.”Southold police released a statement Wednesday and noted that they have received “dozens of tips” from the public and are following up on a number of leads. The department also said its continuing its search with the help of various agencies including the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, several East End police departments, as well as local and state law enforcement agencies.Murray was last seen leaving her home at 8 a.m. Monday wearing a black and gray hooded sweatshirt, red sweatpants and black boots. Murray also wears hearing aids in both ears, police said.She is described as white, 5-feet, 4-inches tall, 140 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.Investigators are encouraging anyone with information about Murray’s disappearance to contact Southold police at 631-765-2600.Ashley Murray Missing Persons Flyerlast_img read more

Kentucky Man Killed in Crash Near Vevay

Posted On Sep 23 2020 by

first_imgVevay, IN—On Friday, a Kentucky man was killed in a two-vehicle head-on crash on State Road 156 in Switzerland County, Indiana.The initial investigation by Troopers indicated a 2006 Chevrolet Impala being driven by Jeffery C. Osborne,29, LaGrange, Kentucky was traveling eastbound on State Road 156 near Plum Creek Road.  Osborne’s vehicle left the south side of the road before returning to the road and traveling into the westbound lane.  Osborne’s vehicle struck a westbound 2016 Jeep Wrangler being driven by Shelby L. McCrillis, 26, Patriot.The vehicles collided head-on in the westbound lane and came to rest in the roadway.  Osborne sustained fatal injuries in the collision.  He was pronounced deceased by the Switzerland County Coroner’s Office.  McCrillis sustained non-life threatening injuries in the collision.  She was treated at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison. The investigation determined that McCrillis was wearing a seatbelt when the collision occurred.  Osborne was not wearing a seatbelt when the collision occurred.last_img read more

ARM Pension Wins 7th UBA Pensions Tourney

Posted On Sep 18 2020 by

first_imgARM Pension has emerged champions of the 7th edition of UBA Pensions five-a-side tournament decided at the Fun Turf Centre, Lekki, Lagos at the weekend.In an explosive final match, ARM Pension defeated their opponent, Legacy Pension by a lone goal scored by Bolaji Adeleke. The five-a-side tournament, which is an annual sporting event organised by UBA Pension Custodians Limited witnessed the participation of nine Pension Fund Administrators namely: PAL Pensions (PAL), Leadway Pensure PFA Limited (LPPFA), AIICO Pensions Manager Limited (APML), IEI-Anchor Pensions (IEI-Anchor), Stanbic IBTC Pensions Managers Limited (SIPML), ARM Pension (ARMP), Legacy Pension (LEGACY) and CrusaderSterling Pension (CPL) and the host, UBA Pensions.Saturday’s victory was the 4th time ARM Pension would go home with the coveted trophy since the inaugural tournament in 2007.In the third place match, Leadway Pensure PFA defeated PAL Pensions by 2-0 to clinch the bronzemedal.Meanwhile, in the other games competed at the turf, the relay team of PAL Pensions won the Sack race, while the Chess and Scrabble games were won by Oladunjoye Niyi of Stanbic IBTC Pension and Aiyedun Adedoyin of Leadway Pensure respectively.The women  were not left out as they participated solely in the Table Tennis and Egg and Spoon games with Aminu Aisha of UBA Pensions and Akanbi Nike of Legacy Pension emerging winners respectively. A total of 20 medals were distributed with Adeleke Bolaji and Olaniyan Muis of ARM Pension receiving the Most Valuable Player and Best Goal Keeper awards.Okey Davies of Legacy Pension was awarded the Highest Goal Scorer while Leadway Pensure received the Fair Play award of the tournament.Commenting on the tournament, Mr. Mba Simon, Chief Finance Officer, who represented the Managing Director, Bayo Yusuf of UBA Pensions expressed satisfaction with the outcome and the turnout of participating PFAs which witnessed an increase in the number of participants when compared with previous editions. He also indicated plans to enlarge the scope of the tournament in the comingyears.The five-a-side tournament which is the seventh edition is an annual football competition organised by UBA Pensions Custodian Limited to encourage employees to bond with PFAs and also cultivate healthy lifestyle by taking time out to engage in sporting and other recreational activities.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

Hilley vs Carlini: Comparing two of the greatest Wisconsin setters

Posted On Sep 16 2020 by

first_imgLauren Carlini and Sindey Hilley have both been bringing a lot of attention to the University of Wisconsin volleyball program with their impressive performances and skills, but which one truly reigns supreme here at UW?Wisconsin volleyball is back in the national spotlight, but for many years that was not the case. After success in the late 90s and early 2000s, the Wisconsin volleyball team failed to make the NCAA tournament for five years.Molly Haggerty: From Big Ten Freshman of the Year to injured reserveMolly Haggerty put in years of hard work and had an impressive resume even before setting foot on the University Read…Enter a new head coach and the top recruit in the country. Both Head Coach Kelli Sheffield and Lauren Carlini came to Madison in 2013, during a time when Wisconsin really needed them. By the time Carlini landed in Madison, she had already been the women’s Gatorade player of the year in 2012, her senior year of high school, an Under Amour All-American and had played on the US Junior National Team. Essentially, when Carlini made her collegiate debut, the volleyball community was excited. Despite the badger’s recent struggles and a coaching change, she decided to go to Wisconsin.With Carlini running the offense as the team’s setter, the badgers began to see success. As the season progressed, the team got better and better, and for the first time in five years the badgers, ranked 12th, made the NCAA tournament. The badgers were a Cinderella story that season. They knocked off top ranked Texas in the semi-finals before falling to Penn State in the National Championship. Despite the loss, the 2013 season was almost everything a badger fan could want. They were winning games, and had a talented young setter that was named a second team All-American. Expectations remained high for Carlini after she led her team to the finals. For her four years playing at UW, she was regarded as one of the best in the business. Announcers, coaches, teammates and foes alike sang her praises.Volleyball: Sheffield brings wealth of talent to team in only four years timeWhen you think about all of the things that can be accomplished in just four years, revamping a volleyball team Read… In just four years, she put the badgers back on the map, and helped change the culture of the program. During her time as a Wisconsin college volleyball player, the team had a culture of winning. Each time they stepped on the court, they wanted to come away with a W. Each year the goal was to win a Big Ten and National Championship. In her sophomore season, they accomplished their goal of winning a Big Ten championship before falling to again to Penn State, but this time in the Elite Eight. During this match, Carlini suffered a severe ankle sprain. Carlini was named a first team All-American.Before her time ran out, she was named first team All-American two more times and led her team to the Sweet Sixteen in 2015, and the Elite Eight in 2016, where she saw her outstanding college career come to an end in five sets against the eventual National Champions, Stanford. The silver lining? She ended her time in Cardinal and White in front of a supportive Field House crowd, where her and the other seniors received standing ovations. The fans realized how much of an impact she had made on the program and were grateful. Since then, she’s received the AAU Sullivan Award, which is awarded to the country’s best amateur athlete. She joined the ranks of Payton Manning and Michael Phelps. She also spent the summer playing for the US Women’s National Team and is currently playing professionally in Italy.Enter Sydney Hilley. Another highly touted recruit, she was ranked the top setter in her class and No. 3 over all. She was the 2016 Minnesota Gatorade volleyball player of the year and had similarly played with the US Junior National Team.Carlini brings home UW’s first Sullivan AwardIt’s official: University of Wisconsin volleyball’s graduating senior Lauren Carlini won the AAU James E. Sullivan Award Tuesday night in Read…Hilley enrolled early last January to train with Carlini. When asked why she chose Wisconsin, she told UW Athletics that her favorite thing about Wisconsin Volleyball is the culture.  The same culture that Carlini had helped create. Hilley is just halfway through her freshman season, but she has already made an impact. The badgers are hitting at a clip .308, much to her credit. She is able to put her hitters in positions to score points.  She is doing her part to make sure that the program keeps their expectations high, and maintain a winning culture. Undoubtedly, Hilley is a phenomenal player, but it is too early to determine if she will be as good or better than Carlini. Carlini led her team deep into the post season while earning All-American accolades for herself four times. She’s the only Wisconsin volleyball player to be a four time All-American. Even if Sydney Hilley surpasses her predecessor in accomplishments and skill, there can only be one Lauren Carlini. Hilley will make her own significant mark on the Wisconsin volleyball program, but she will never receive the credit for creating the culture of the program. Lauren Carlini had such a large impact on this program, and was the best setter in the country, which are some big shoes to fill. It will be difficult for Hilley to surpass Carlini, but it is still early in her career, and only time will tell.last_img read more