Hertfordshire girls win inaugural matches

first_img23 Aug 2012 Hertfordshire girls win inaugural matches Hertfordshire girls won the inaugural East region junior county match week at South Herts Golf Club. The team (Image © Leaderboard Photography) won all five of their matches, beating Bedfordshire 3½-2½, Essex 4½-1½, Suffolk 6-0, Norfolk 5-1 and Cambs & Hunts 6-0. Every member of the team contributed to the score and their top scorer was Scotland girl international Nicola Callander (Mill Green), who played all five games and won them all. The other team members were: Nicola Bennett (Porters Park), Emily Chan (South Herts), Alice Hewson (Berkhamsted), Zara Houchin (The Hertfordshire), Sian Hulse (Mill Green), Ella Ofstedahl (Mill Green) and Hannah Screen (Berkhamsted). The runners-up were Suffolk on 4pts, followed by Bedfordshire 3, Essex 1½, Norfolk 1 and Cambs & Hunts ½. Kent took the honours in the South region junior county match week, hosted by Hampshire at Basingstoke. They scored 3½ points from the four matches, halving with Surrey and beating Sussex 6-1, Hampshire 5-2 and Middlesex 6-1. The runners-up were Surrey, on countback from Sussex, after both scored 2½ points, Hampshire 1½, Middlesex 0. Kent’s top scorer was Emily Royer (Chart Hills) who won all four of her matches, followed closely by Jerri Sewell (Shooters Hill) who won 3½ points from four. Also unbeaten was Molly Lawrence (Rochester & Cobham) with three out of three. The team was completed by Marnie Barber (North Foreland), Jessica Gregory (Sittingbourne), Fiona McCann (North Foreland), Ainee O’Connor (Sundridge Park) and Lily Price (Royal Blackheath).last_img read more

Overtime

first_imgBILL NEAL:10—To all the good people out there that I’ve met over the last couple of weeks who are loyal readers of “Overtime” (Not you every-now-and-then, only when your names are in the column, like “Buddy” in Monroeville readers, but you “True Blue” readers.) Thank you, and you’re all in “The Locker Room” now. It’s a first time ever for a mass Locker Room induction.:09—The legendary “Nite of the Champions” is beginning to take its historic form for the 38th Willie Stargell Pittsburgh MVP Awards Banquet. You already know that Federal District Court Judge, and hometown native, Reggie Walton is the keynote speaker. And you also know that “The Zak Master”…AKA Greg Lloyd is coming home to be honored. But did you know that four-time Steelers Super Bowl Champion Larry Brown is going to be a special guest? Well if you didn’t know that you probably didn’t know that karate hall of fame legend Jacquet Bazemore is being honored, along with former NFL stars David Dinkins and Eugene Baker. Man, this is gonna be special and you’re not gonna want to miss it. Call the Champions, because tickets are going fast and there’s limited seating…wait…hold on a minute…this just in…we just found out the four captains for the Shadyside Academy Football team are all going to be honored. I told you it was gonna be special. Call for your tickets today, 412-628-4856. C’mon man, call the Champions! The 38th Annual Willie Stargell Pittsburgh and Allegheny County MVP Awards Banquet will be held Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Wyndham Hotel in Oakland, formerly known as the Holiday Inn University Center, 6 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. dinner and 8 p.m. awards reception. The attire is After Five, not formal and tickets are just $50. Proceeds benefit the Champions Toys for Tots Christmas Party & Toy Giveaway.last_img read more

2015 Halloween Events

first_imgBy Danielle SchipaniThe following are just some of the Two River area events that people of all ages can attend to embrace their Halloween spirit.“Time for a Ghost Story” will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Senior Community Center in Holmdel and will feature stories read by the Traveling Literary Theater Group. The program is provided by the Holmdel Public Library and Recreation Dept. This is an 18 and over event. There will be light refreshments and no registration is required.Creatures of the Night, a hayride that takes place in Huber Woods Park, Middletown is offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights through Oct. 24. Pre-registration is required and there is a cost of $8.50 per person. For more information or to register call 732-842-4000 or visit monmouthcountyparks.com.The Monmouth County Park System will host a Great Pumpkin Barn Dance from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct 24 in the Thompson Park Activity Barn, Lincroft. The program, which will feature pumpkin carving and a dance floor, is open to all ages and children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $25 per family to include two to four people. Pre-registration is required. To register visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com or call 732-842-4000.The annual Halloween Egg Hunt will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at McCarter Park in Fair Haven. Children will try to collect as many black and orange-themed Halloween Eggs as they can.Rumson Halloween Party and Parade will take place from 3:15 to 5 p.m. Sunday Oct. 25 at Forrestdale School. This is a rain or shine event and will be held in the cafeteria if there is bad weather. The event will include costume contests and prizes, trick or treat locations in the park, and refreshments. All ages are welcome.The Halloween Parade at Knollwood School in Fair Haven will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 25. The parade lineup begins at 1:30 p.m.The Halloween Family Movie Night will be from 6:45 to 7:25 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Middletown Public Librar y. Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes and bring a pillow and a blanket. There will be candy, scary book readings, and a viewing of a Halloween short film. No pre-registration required.The Middletown Township Public Library will hold a Halloween Parade for all ages from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Oct. 30. During the parade children will stop at “trick or treat” stations to collect prizes. The library will provide each child with a pumpkin for collecting treats.A Halloween Parade will take place at 2 p.m. Oct. 31 on First Avenue in Atlantic Highlands. All ages are welcome.The Pet Costume Parade will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 31 on Ocean Avenue in Sea Bright. The parade will start at Valley National Bank and end on Peninsula Avenue. Prizes will be awarded.The Jersey Shore Ghost Tours begin outside of the Dublin House in Red Bank every Friday night until Halloween. The event is a lantern tour of Red Bank. Tickets are available starting at 8 p.m. and the tour begins at 8:30 p.m. Rain or shine.Boscov’s has teamed up with JDRF to run the Halloween Candy Exchange Program for diabetic children ages 14 years and younger. Children can exchange their Halloween candy they received from trick-or-treating for a $10 gift card to choose a game or toy at the courtesy desk of any Boscov location. This program will run Oct. 31 to Nov. 7. Pre-registration is required. Register by filling out the 2015 Halloween Candy Exchange Flyer found at jdrf.org.last_img read more