Cop, pregnant woman escape unhurt in Linden accident

first_imgInvestigations are ongoing into an accident at Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) involving the motor vehicle assigned to ‘E’ Division (Linden- Kwakwani) Commander Fazil Karimbaksh and a car driven by a pregnant woman.The two vehicles – PPP 4930, driven by Police Constable Bascom, and PKK 3484, driven by pregnant Stacy Peters – collided at the intersection at IndependenceThe damaged Police vehicleAvenue and Greenheart Street, Mackenzie, and both vehicles sustained damage.The pregnant Peters, of Central Amelia’s Ward, Mackenzie, was hospitalised briefly at the Linden Hospital Complex (LHC).According to reports, the Police Constable had just left the Mackenzie Police Station, and was proceeding along the right of way in the direction of south to north when Peters, who allegedly failed to stop at a marked sign, travelling from west to east along Greenheart Street, turned into his path and the collision ensued.The impact of the collision caused the Police vehicle to skid off the roadway. Peters’s car, which spun around, reportedly hit the Police vehicle both to the front and back before ending up on an empty plot of land.The matter is currently under investigation, and according to the Divisional Commander, legal advice has been sought.last_img read more

Fivestar fighters punch their way to success in Grande Prairie

first_imgNelson Zenner (Champion Gym, Grande Prairie AB) vs Logan Mackinnon (Red Deer Boxing Club, Red Deer AB) 60lbsDouble Winners (Fun Box)Ella Cameron (Champion Gym, Grande Prairie AB) vs Gabby Sanderson (Precision Boxing Club, Nanaimo BC) 95lbsDouble Winners (Fun Box)Damya Bow (Warrior Strong, Grande Prairie AB) vs Alaya McCormick (Fivestar Boxing Academy, Fort St. John BC) 112lbsDouble Winners (Fun Box)Joshua Sallano (Champion Gym, Grande Prairie AB) vs Eddie Scarfo (Fivestar Boxing Academy, Fort St. John BC) 112lbsWinner Eddie Scarfo via TKOMarcus Leung (Red Deer Boxing Club, Red Deer AB) vs Zack Bower (Warrior Strong, Grande Prairie AB) 78lbsWinner Zach Bower via Unanimous DecisionAaron Boyd (Marshall Boxing, Edmonton AB) vs Brayden Sims (Fivestar Boxing Academy, Fort St. John BC) 132lbsWinner Brayden Sims via Unanimous DecisionFausto Santoro (Marshall Boxing, Edmonton AB) vs Jerome Leroyer (Precision Boxing Club, Nanaimo BC) 132lbsDrawKyle Oliver (Lethbridge Boxing Club, Lethbridge AB) vs Dominic Barbossa (Salmon Arm Bulldogs, Salmon Arm BC) 135lbsWinner Kyle Oliver via Split DecisionJesse Cartwright (Alliance Boxing Club, Edmonton AB) vs Ken Kapeller (Champion Gym, Grande Prairie AB) 200lbsWinner Jesse Cartwright via TKOJustin Lemire (Champion Gym, Grande Prairie AB) vs Brylee Gladue (Alliance Boxing Club, Edmonton AB) 178lbsWinner Justin Lemire via Unanimous DecisionJesse Mackie (Champion Gym, Grande Prairie AB) vs Nick Dragovich (Fivestar Boxing Academy, Fort St. John BC) 145lbsWinner Nick Dragojevich via Split DecisionMackena Kansley (Alliance Boxing Club, Edmonton AB) vs Jordyn Konrad (Salmon Arm Bulldogs, Salmon Arm BC) 126lbsWinner Mackena Kansley via Split DecisionCole Brander (Marshall Boxing, Edmonton AB) vs Hammid Hussein (Queensborough Boxing, Vancouver BC) 112lbsWinner Cole Brander via Unanimous DecJosh Peck (Lethbridge Boxing Club, Lethbridge AB) vs Nick Young (Fivestar Boxing Academy, Fort St. John BC) 150lbsWinner Josh Peck via Split DecisionMissy Dempsey (Alliance Boxing Club, Edmonton AB) vs Krishan Lysenko (Precision Boxing Club, Nanaimo BC) 150lbsWinner Missy Dempsey via Split Decision GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB – Fivestar fighters returned home two weekends ago after a successful tournament in Grand Prairie versus Albertan competitors.Justin Donally who runs and trains a number of participants at the Fivestar Gym in Fort St. John, saw his fighters finish the B.C. vs Alberta tournament with a 5-1 record. Nick Young suffered his first loss of his career after a wardrobe malfunction allowing his opponent, Josh Peck, to take advantage and win by Split Decision in the 150 pound division. Young added, “My performance wasn’t usually how it is, I had a pretty bad malfunction with my headgear which led to me gassing out and getting hurt in the second round. I was able to rebound in the last round.”Brayden Sims also competed at the event and he improved to 6-2 after defeating Aaron Boyd by Unanimous Decision in the 112-pound division, was also awarded the Best Junior Boxer of the weekend. He said, “I think I fought really well, I felt comfortable in the ring and landing my punches. I was really surprised by the award as it was the first time I’ve ever received it.”- Advertisement -Donally added, “Overall we had a very good weekend, I was very pleased. Other than Nick having to battle a headgear piece slide over his eyes for most of the fight, I thought he did really well. With Nick we achieved his goal of getting to 10-0 and we knew at some point there would be losses along the road. As for another one of the winners, Eddie Scarfo who is twelve years old got his first TKO versus Joshua Sallano, which was pretty special for him.”Next up for Donally’s crew is a trip to Quesnel for B.C. Bronze Gloves on November 23rd and 24th.The full list of winners from the event can be viewed below:Advertisementlast_img read more

Dorrell hires former Bruin

first_imgDye commits: The Bruins received their first non-binding commitment of the 2008 class from Anthony Dye of Corona Santiago High. One of the most intriguing things about Dye is the choice he made a year ago. He was a left wing with the Los Angeles Hockey Club, and was given the chance to prep at Minnesota hockey power Shattuck-St. Mary’s. “That was obviously a big decision, and I’m happy with the one I made,” Dye said. “I love the sport of football.” Dye, a 5-foot-11, 180-pounder, had 89 tackles last season, including 18 against Corona Centennial High. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Two years ago, Eric Scott was coordinating Crenshaw High’s offense. Now he will be teaching UCLA’s receivers and trying to make a name for himself as a top-notch recruiter. In an expected move Tuesday, Bruins coach Karl Dorrell hired Scott – who played at UCLA – to coach receivers. center_img “Eric is an up-and-coming talent in this profession,” Dorrell said. “He has a great sense of evaluating talent and developing skill players to reach their potential.” The 32-year-old Scott graduated from UCLA in 1997. last_img read more