Rugby Statistics: Does World Cup form matter?

first_img How much attention should be given to form going into a World Cup? Significance may well be attached to ‘building momentum’ in competitions such as the Rugby Championship beforehand, but winning that trophy is no guarantee of success later in the calendar year. Previous Tri-Nations / Rugby Championship victors in 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2011 didn’t progress further than the semi-final stage at the World Cup that year.World Cup preparation does require a balancing act for coaches, with a need to welcome players back into the team environment after a domestic season, manage injuries and find the right mix between fitness and skills training. There is also a question of whether to give established combinations match time or rotate the squad and look at less experienced options.Below is a comparison between the previous four World Cup final winning XVs and the starting teams fielded in the preceding Tri-Nations / Rugby Championship or Six NationsAllowing for later injuries (such as Jean de Villiers), it can still be seen in 2007 that the South Africa sides picked in their final two Tri-Nations matches against Australia and New Zealand were very different to the team that later lifted the Webb Ellis Cup.  South Africa’s coach Jake White said at the time that it was “ludicrous to risk South Africa’s top players on an overseas tour in World Cup year” and the need to keep key players fresh was given priority over results.Winning run: England had won 35 of their 40 Tests leading up to the 2003 World Cup triumphIn contrast to New Zealand in 2011 (second in Rugby Championship), South Africa 2007 (third) and Australia in 1999 (second), England went into the 2003 World Cup campaign having already won a competition that year.  They won 35 of 40 Tests from the beginning of 2000 until the start of the 2003 tournament, with Six Nations titles in three of those four seasons. There was also English success in the Heineken Cup in this period with Northampton winning the trophy in 2000 and then Leicester in 2001 and 2002.England coach Sir Clive Woodward had a different approach to Jake White and opted to take a full strength team on a successful trip to New Zealand and Australia before the World Cup. A desire to generate “huge momentum” was provided as the reason in his book, Winning! Those victories in Wellington and Melbourne in June 2003 can be seen as important steps towards the later triumph, but it also true that losing both tour games in the Tri-Nations didn’t hurt New Zealand in 2011, South Africa in 2007 nor Australia in 1999. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Timed run: The All Blacks won the 2011 World Cup despite not winning the Tri-Nations that preceded it The above shows Test win rate per year, for the Rugby Championship and Six Nations teams from 1996-2015 and their World Cup finishing positions in that period.Taking a range of results from the start of the preceding season up until the final warm up match, Australia won 16 of 20 Tests before the 1999 tournament, England 17 of 19 before 2003 and New Zealand 16 of 19 before 2011.South Africa had a record of just 11 wins from 21 Tests from June 2006 until August 2007 and three victories in ten games against their main Southern Hemisphere rivals. However there was success at Super Rugby level. South African teams had a 55% win rate against New Zealand and Australian opponents in 2007, which has proved to be their highest rate in 20 seasons of the competition. The Bulls won the Super Rugby final that year and repeated that feat in 2009 and 2010. In total nine of the starters from the 2007 final between the Bulls and Sharks made began the World Cup Final, five months later.Come good: South Africa had been in fair-to-middling form in Tests, but their Super Rugby teams had been dominantMuch is made of French inconsistency but they have made at least the semi-final stage in each of the previous four World Cups. It should be noted that the Les Bleus did perform well the year before each of those tournaments – with Six Nations triumphs in 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010 and achieving Grand Slams three times.However it is now France’s Pool D rivals Ireland with the superior Test form. Joe Schmidt’s side have won 13 of their previous 15 matches and the Six Nations in consecutive years.  There is an expectation that Ireland will reach at least the semi-final this year and with a potential route there of matches against Romania, Canada, Italy, France and likely Argentina, that optimism is understandable. New Zealand have been beaten just twice in 50 matches and could well take 11 starters from the 2011 final to the upcoming World Cup. They can call upon a front row combination of Tony Woodcock, Keven Mealamu and Owen Franks that have started 21 Tests together, a backrow trio of Jerome Kaino, Richie McCaw and Kieran Read that have 27 starts and a midfield pairing of Conrad Smith and Ma’a Nonu with 55 starts.Even with that experience and impressive winning record they will be aware that injuries, conditions, pressure and refereeing decisions all have the potential to act as levellers in elimination games. After all, the All Blacks went into the 2007 tournament having won 18 of the previous 20 matches, but were knocked out at the quarter-final stage. Meanwhile, an England team that had won only seven of 21 Tests pre-tournament and well beaten 36-0 by South Africa in the group stage, reached the final.last_img read more

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Best tries of the Top 14 – Round 6

first_imgFriday Sep 24, 2010 Best tries of the Top 14 – Round 6 With so much rugby taking place right now, its difficult to not only keep track of the all the goings on, but make sure the best clips are posted in a timely fashion. Your patience is appreciated as RD attempts to maintain a high standard and continue to please. For now, well catch up on the best tries from Round 6 of the Top 14.As its from two weekends ago, well not focus too much on the match reports and scores but rather just mention the stand out tries that make the Top 14 such a great tournament to watch.For Stade Francais Sergio Parisse crossed for a nice try against Brive after a great flick pass by Lionel Beauxis, while Ollie Phillips also flew in for a nice one down the wing. For Perpignan, Farid Sid dived over after some great work by dangerous fullback Jerome Porical, and Maxime Medard crossed for a typically classy Toulouse try.Montpellier, who we saw earlier this week with a few classic triesin their Round 7 meeting with Agen, showed how good they are with ball in hand as they once again displayed some great handling against Castres as they sent Geoffrey Doumerou away for a try.Toulon thumped Agen, with Jonny Wilkinson returning to the type of form that has had his club president comparing him to his 2003 version. He scored a great try as Toulon stretched down field and he stayed in support of talented number eight, Juan Fernandez Lobbe.The number one try comes from the same game as the Francois Steyn/Sireli Bobo quick restarttry you will have seen featured here last week. It was an awesome try in that Seru Rabeni broke the line and passed to fellow Fijian, veteran Norman Ligairi, who then had to sprint to the corner to beat another Fijian flyer, the aforementioned Bobo. Classic stuff. :: Related Posts :: Best Tries of the Top 14 – Round 6 Time: 04:54 Note: Apologies for the size/quality on this one. Clip courtesy of lerugbynistere.fr ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingShe Was the Most Beautiful Girl in the World. 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Another classic Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins post match interview one liner

first_imgSaturday May 9, 2015 Another classic Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins post match interview one liner Nick Cummins has come up with another pearler of an interview following the Western Force’s 18-11 victory over the Waratahs in Perth earlier today. View the interview, that featured one genius line in particular, by following the link to the Fox Sports site here.If you don’t fancy watching the whole thing, and don’t mind the quick spoiler here [stop reading now], when asked about the challenge of the Waratahs he said: “Basically, you’ve got to be like a midget in a urinal – you’ve got to be on your toes.”He went on to say that if you’re not careful, ‘they’ll bloody take your scone [head] off’.Cummins is hoping to be included in Michael Cheika’s Wallabies Rugby World Cup squad for later in the year, but said that he felt he still needed to do a little more – since returning from Japan – to impress.In the same fixture last year, Cummins actually grabbed a hat-trick against the Waratahs, while today was the Force’s third consecutive victory over the reigning Super Rugby champions.View more from the Honey Badger in the Related Posts listed belowADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Funnies Related Articles 29 WEEKS AGO WATCH: American reacts to brilliant Nigel… 29 WEEKS AGO Video of John Kirwan apologising while wearing… 29 WEEKS AGO Simon Zebo reveals how ‘absolute lunatic’… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life Reports30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Deolali House / SPASM Design Architects

first_imgSave this picture!© Sebastian Zachariah+ 24 Share Year:  photographs:  Sebastian ZachariahPhotographs:  Sebastian ZachariahContractors:Narendra PiseEngineers:Rajeev Shah & AssociatesDesign Team:Sangeeta Merchant, Mansoor Kudalkar, Gauri Satam, Denver Periara, Divyesh Kargathra, Sanjeev PanjabiCity:DeolaliCountry:IndiaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Sebastian ZachariahRecommended ProductsDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Curved Hinged Door | AlbaWindowsAccoyaAccoya® Windows and DoorsWindowsFAKRORoof Windows – FPP-V preSelect MAXDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE LuceText description provided by the architects. The site selection took 8 months and several walks over many many trips.An exceptionally beautiful acreage of rolling undulated landscape, on the edge of a pristine reservoir, with an expansive sky and surrounded by several picturesque hills… Second homes, country living has caught on in cities with manic lives like Bombay.Save this picture!© Sebastian ZachariahChosen to build one of the first homes on the pristine virgin site Spasm, had a rather daunting task. The budget needed to be tight to assure other buyers that a lifestyle in unison with the surrounds could be lived affordably.Save this picture!© Sebastian ZachariahSave this picture!Floor PlanSave this picture!© Sebastian ZachariahBeing remote, the approach to use precut metal components made sense. A flat body for the house was also relevant, to capture the expansive, almost CINEMASCOPE panoramas. A low tech lifestyle, was deemed appropriate, as breakdowns in electricity supply, lack of maintenance help, in the region being issues.Save this picture!© Sebastian ZachariahDisfiguring the land was not an option, or a precedent we wanted to set. Most of the site being a gently sloping rock allowed for an economical foundation strategy.Save this picture!© Sebastian ZachariahThe act of arrival is heightened by the top entry where the reservoir view is served upon the large flat usable roof… The topography gave the cues on siting the house… as one walks down the entry stair the house reframes the views by breaking them down into precious FREEZE-FRAMES.Save this picture!© Sebastian ZachariahThe rest fell in place seeking cross ventilation, gravitational water supply, wear worthy materials, celebration of the colors of the natural landscape, taking in the sky and its varied hues, as the lakes surface and the movement of the sun creates magical atmospheres every hour…..Project gallerySee allShow lessSpace Packing Architecture: The Life and Work of Alfred NeumannEventThomas V. Vonier Elected 2017 AIA PresidentArchitecture News Share 2014 Deolali House / SPASM Design Architects “COPY” Deolali House / SPASM Design ArchitectsSave this projectSaveDeolali House / SPASM Design Architects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/631368/deolali-house-spasm-design-architects Clipboard Houses Photographs Architects: SPASM Design Architects Area Area of this architecture project Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/631368/deolali-house-spasm-design-architects Clipboard Year:  ArchDaily 2014 Area:  454 m² Area:  454 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyHouses•Deolali, India India “COPY” CopyAbout this officeSPASM Design ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesDeolaliHousesIndiaPublished on May 20, 2015Cite: “Deolali House / SPASM Design Architects” 19 May 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogVentilated / Double Skin FacadeTechnowoodClick Façade SystemWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisOxidized Copper: Nordic BrownAcousticKvadrat AcousticsAcoustic Panel System in AMOREPACIFIC HeadquartersStonesCosentinoSilestone® Surfaces – Loft SeriesWoodLunawoodThermo Timber and Industrial ThermowoodLightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt PlazaTiles / Mosaic / GresiteLove TilesPorcelain Tiles – NestAluminium CompositesMetawellAluminum Panels for Interior DesignMetallicsRHEINZINKZinc Roof Systems – Double Lock Standing SeamStoolsWilkhahnOffice Stool – Aline-SBulbs / Spots / Wall LightsUniosHorticultural Luminaire – Kobe FloMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

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Paliashvili 67 Building / T-Architects

first_img Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/956894/paliashvili-67-building-t-architects Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/956894/paliashvili-67-building-t-architects Clipboard Projects Georgia Architects: T-Architects Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” Year:  CopyApartments•Tiflis, Georgia Apartmentscenter_img Area:  5900 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” Paliashvili 67 Building / T-ArchitectsSave this projectSavePaliashvili 67 Building / T-ArchitectsSave this picture!© Nikoloz Maisuradze+ 21Curated by Clara Ott Share ArchDaily 2019 Paliashvili 67 Building / T-Architects Photographs:  Nikoloz MaisuradzeConstruction Drawings:George TavidashviliStructure Engineers:Otar QvrivishviliMEP & HVAC:David NinikashviliCity:TiflisCountry:GeorgiaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Nikoloz MaisuradzeRecommended ProductsConcreteKrytonConcrete Hardening – Hard-CemMetallicsSculptformClick-on Battens in Ivanhoe ApartmentsWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsMetallicsStudcoWall Stop Ends – EzyCapText description provided by the architects. The building is located in one of the “prestigious” living districts of Tbilisi, Vake, approximately 150 meters from the Vake Park. The economic and political crises caused by the fall of the USSR in 90-ties had a strong impact on the urban tissue of the city.Save this picture!© Nikoloz MaisuradzeAt the same time emergence of capitalism has revealed new paradigms in the context of the absence of urban policy in design issues. Eventually, objects with the claim for individuality and iconicity started appearing in the existing urban order. These processes had a great impact especially affecting areas near the park.Save this picture!Section – DetailSave this picture!PlansOnce a low-intensity residential area became an eclectic collage of multi-story residential homes. With this project, we tried to bring a sign of order in existing, chaotic, and eclectically developed space. The building is presented by a modernistic grid facade, which tilts from the street on the 6th floor.Save this picture!© Nikoloz MaisuradzeThe tilt expands the brutal space of the street and the view of the building contemplated as a six-story high building. The orderly solution of the entrance, on the other hand, brings back the feeling of rhythm to the street. The materials used are also included in the dialogue with the eclectic side of the context. The facade is covered with roughly treated gray granite slabs, while the railings are made of glass.Save this picture!© Nikoloz MaisuradzeArchitectural solutions and the use of materials together set a precedent for order in an existing chaotic context. The apartment building is composed of 14 above and 2 underground floors. The building has mixed functions. The first two floors are for the office and commercial usage, and the rest of the building is for living space. Underground floors contain parking for twenty cars. The full volume of the building is 5900 sq.m. (1000 sq.m. underground and 4900 sq.m. above ground)Save this picture!© Nikoloz MaisuradzeProject gallerySee allShow lessNew Renderings Reveal the Tallest Frank Gehry-Designed Building in the World, part o…Architecture NewsSOM Designs 1,600-foot Skyscraper Next to Grand CentralArchitecture NewsProject locationAddress:Tiflis, GeorgiaLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share CopyAbout this officeT-ArchitectsOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsMies van der Rohe AwardTiblissiOn FacebookTiflisGeorgiaPublished on February 15, 2021Cite: “Paliashvili 67 Building / T-Architects” 15 Feb 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodGRP Siding Façade SystemGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseMetal PanelsAurubisMill Finished Copper: Nordic StandardMetallicsHAVER & BOECKERArchitectural Wire Mesh – MULTI-BARRETTE 8130Enclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsSealantsEffisusGutter Repair – TiteGutter3Aluminium CompositesSculptformAluminium Click-on BattensTiles / Mosaic / GresiteMargresPorcelain Tiles – Linea PrestigeMetallicsRHEINZINKZinc Roof Systems – Click Roll CapsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteTerrealTerracotta Cladding TileDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE UnilateralWindowsJoskoWindows and Sliding Doors – ONE SeriesMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?帕里亚什维利街67号住宅,拼贴中的新秩序 / T-Architects是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

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Activists chant: ‘No war on Syria or Iran!’

first_imgBuffalo, N.Y.Buffalo, N.Y., March 1. WW PHOTO: Ezra EchoDespite frigid temperatures, determined activists here in Buffalo came out late Monday afternoon March 1 at a busy intersection with demands aimed at the Biden administration: U.S. Out of the Middle East! Stop Bombing Syria! U.S. Out of Iraq and Syria and Yemen! No War on Syria or Iran!The action was called by Workers World Party-Buffalo branch and supported by several organizations including the Western New York Peace Center. Many passing cars honked in agreement with the banner and signs.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img

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“Raif Badawi’s detention is an insult to intelligence and freedom”

first_img Saudi media silent on RSF complaint against MBS Organisation May 29, 2015 – Updated on April 11, 2016 “Raif Badawi’s detention is an insult to intelligence and freedom” March 9, 2021 Find out more NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say RSF joins Middle East and North Africa coalition to combat digital surveillance News June 8, 2021 Find out more Now residing in Canada with her three children, Ensaf Haidar is currently on a European tour to draw public attention to her husband’s plight and to seek the support of European governments. She would not stop fighting for the release of her husband, who is unjustly detained by the Saudi authorities, Haidar said. Held since 2012, Badawi was sentenced in May 2014 to ten years in prison, 1,000 lashes and a fine of 1 million rials (200,000 euros) on a charge of insulting Islam.“My husband never thought he was doing wrong, he just spoke freely and differently and now he is in prison, unjustly convicted,” Haidar said. “With just a few days to go before the start of Ramadan, a small window of hope is opening, because the king usually pardons prisoners of conscience at this time.“Meanwhile, I will continue to campaign, to ask the government officials I meet to contact their Saudi counterparts in order to talk about Raif. I am not trying to put pressure on Riyadh, I am just drawing attention to a humanitarian case, that of my husband, who has always preached peace and freedom and who is now badly missed by his family.”As the creator of the Liberal Saudi Network, a website now banned in Saudi Arabia, Badawi was awarded the Reporters Without Borders press freedom prize in the “Netizen” category in 2014.He was publicly subjected to a first session of 50 lashes in January 2015 but subsequent sessions of this barbaric punishment have been postponed – officially on health grounds. According to his wife, he could be retried by the supreme court on a charge of apostasy, which carries the death penalty.“Raif Badawi embodies freedom of the spirit and the spirit of freedom,” Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire said. “His detention is an insult to intelligence and liberty. We ask the Saudi authorities to put a complete stop to the flogging and simply overturn his conviction. We also urge France and all other countries concerned about human rights to react officially to this iniquitous sentence and to ask the Saudi authorities to release this young blogger.”In a petition that has gathered nearly 46,000 signatures since December 2014, Reporters Without Borders is calling on the Saudi authorities to pardon Badawi.In a joint initiative with its national sections and foreign bureaux, Reporters Without Borders has also written to heads of state and government urging them to intercede with the Saudi authorities on behalf of Badawi. The recipients include US President Barack Obama, French President François Hollande and Spanish Premier Mariano Rajoy.The Saudi authorities tolerate no independent media outlets and have been steadily tightening their grip on the Internet since the Arab spring in 2011. Online information is closely controlled and the regime does not hesitate to use security grounds and a draconian cyber-crime law to jail bloggers.Two journalists and six netizens are currently detained for questioning the regime or for posting information regarded as critical or as damaging to the Kingdom’s security or reputation. Some have been mistreated or even tortured. They include Badawi’s lawyer, Waleed Abu Al-Khair, who founded the Saudi Observatory for Human Rights. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison in July 2014 over the information he was posting online.Wajdi Al-Ghazzawi, the owner of Al-Fajr TV and host of a programme called “Al-Fadfada,” was sentenced to 12 years in prison in February 2014 for accusing Saudi Arabia of links with terrorism and Al-Qaeda in particular. He was also banned from leaving the country for 20 years after completing his jail sentence and from ever appearing on television again.Saudi Arabia is ranked 164th out of 180 countries in the 2015 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index. RSF_en April 28, 2021 Find out more to go further Middle East – North Africa Saudi Arabia Help by sharing this information Ensaf Haidar, the wife of imprisoned Saudi blogger and website creator Raif Badawi, called for his release at a news conference organized yesterday in Paris by Reporters Without Borders and Amnesty International. News News Follow the news on Saudi Arabia News Middle East – North Africa Saudi Arabia Receive email alertslast_img read more

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Art museum hosting upcoming Shrimpfest fundraiser

first_img Pinterest Patti Collins samples one of the shrimp dishes. The Ellen Noel Art Museum held their Shrimpfest media day to promote their annual fund raising event that will be held Monday, February 26th, at the Ector County Coliseum building G. Local NewsEntertainment Art museum hosting upcoming Shrimpfest fundraiser Twitter Facebook Twitter Erica Lane part of Fandango celebration 1 of 2 By admin – February 6, 2018 Patti Collins samples one of the shrimp dishes. The Ellen Noel Art Museum held their Shrimpfest media day to promote their annual fund raising event that will be held Monday, February 26th, at the Ector County Coliseum building G. Home Local News Entertainment Art museum hosting upcoming Shrimpfest fundraisercenter_img Pinterest Midessa Music Fest is in July Country crooner featured at Rolling 7’s WhatsApp Previous articleCHAPMAN: Presidents have only modest control over the economyNext articleFive things you need to know today, Feb. 6 admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp “Shrimp Noel” is one of the shrimp dishes that will be served to people buying a Sponsorship table.The Ellen Noel Art Museum held their Shrimpfest media day to promote their annual fund raising event that will be held Monday, February 26th, at the Ector County Coliseum building G. Facebook Hawaiian Roll Ham SlidersSummer Spaghetti SaladSlap Your Mama It’s So Delicious Southern Squash CasserolePowered By 10 Sec Croissant Breakfast Sandwich Casserole NextStay last_img read more

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Flynt: Alabama history rooted in stories, music

first_img By The Penny Hoarder The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Flynt: Alabama history rooted in stories, music Sponsored Content “I was mesmerized by the blending of the voices of Lenny and Amanda,” Richards said. “I don’t have words to describe what an extraordinary performance it was, beyond extraordinary, and such a sweet combination of father and daughter.”Richards said hearing the background of the music gave insight into the heart and soul of the songwriters and the songs and set the tone for an equally incredible presentation by Flynt.He shared his love of roots music that was “rooted” in Grand Ole Opry Saturday night programs and his love of stories fostered by “the greatest storyteller of all,” Kathryn Tucker Windham.“The best part of Alabama history is its culture and the worst part is its politics,” Flynt said. “The transmission of history is not lost to memory among storytelling people. Storytelling is how we educate one generation to the next. The transmission of history, including family history, comes through the oral tradition.” By Jaine Treadwell Lenny Trawick said Alabama has a storied history in the world of singer-songwriters. He and his daughter shared the background of some of the state’s most noted singer-songwriters and then performed their songs. Their program included selections from W.C. Handy, Alabama, Dorothy Love Coates, Delmore Brothers, Emmy Lou Harris, Blind Boys of Alabama, Hank Williams, Dinah Washington, Lionel Richie, Jason Isbell and Nat King Cole.Sue Richards, Brundidge history buff and music lover, said the music alone was worth the $10 admission and a hundred times more. You Might Like Troy BOE names teachers of the year The Troy City Schools Board of Education recognized teachers of the year Monday night from each of its three school… read more Published 10:06 pm Monday, March 18, 2019 Alabama has a great tradition as storytelling people and also as writers of great American literature, Flynt said.“From 1933-1977, 12 people from the South were awarded Pulitzer Prizes,” Flynt said.” Five of those were from Alabama and Mississippi, the two poorest states. Poor, but brilliant.”And those writers have made an impact worldwide. Not the least among them is Harper Lee, author of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” which was voted America’s No. 1 best-loved novel in The Great American Read in 2018.“There was not one day from April until October that ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ was not number one,” Flynt said. “The book is sold around the world and the theme is not just racial injustice; it is more than that. It is more universal than race; it’s about what moves you.”Flynt spoke about Alabama’s past and also its future, which is along the five main corridors where industry and development are clustering, including Interstate 10 and the Huntsville-Decatur area.“These corridors are the most diverse areas culturally, ethnically, racially and educationally,” he said. “They have the highest taxes for public schools and the best product of those schools. They have the highest-skilled labor force in Alabama and the highest salaries paid to workers.”He said Highway 231 from Dothan to Montgomery has the potential to become a corridor.“But sacrifices must be made to become that,” he said. Richards said she was humbled by someone who carries such a vast knowledge of not only Alabama history, but the history of the entire nation. “To hear Dr. Flynt talk about how the demographics of our state have changed, about the corridors that will exclude parts of the state and about the unfair tax burden in our state, it really makes you think,” she said. “I don’t know when I’ve had such an enlightening evening. I want to thank the Brundidge library, the city and the historical society for this Alabama Bicentennial presentation.”Brundidge Mayor Isabell Boyd expressed appreciation to Theresa Trawick, library director, and the staff of the Tupper Lightfoot Memorial Library for the excellent Alabama Bicentennial program and the Brundidge Historical Society for its support of the program.“This was an excellent program that focused on the role that stories, literature and music play in our community and our state,” Boyd said. “It was a great way to celebrate our bicentennial. The city will continue the celebration with an Alabama Bicentennial traveling exhibition in June.” Print Articlecenter_img Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Book Nook to reopen Latest Stories Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Email the author The mere mention of Kathryn Tucker Windham brought spontaneous applause from the audience at the We Piddle Around Theater Saturday night. Alabama’s legendary storyteller appeared several times at the Brundidge theater which is home to the annual Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival and other storytelling events. And it was storytelling and roots music that Wayne Flynt, Auburn University history professor and a highly-honored scholar on Southern history, chose to talk about at the Tupper Lightfoot Memorial Library’s Bicentennial event, “Alabama History: Music and Cracklin’ Bread.”And it all began with the music of the father-daughter duo of Lenny Trawick and Amanda Trawick. 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USS Thach to Return to San Diego

first_img View post tag: Return Back to overview,Home naval-today USS Thach to Return to San Diego View post tag: Naval View post tag: Defence Share this article View post tag: San View post tag: Diego The guided-missile frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) will return to San Diego from its deployment to the 4th Fleet Area of Operations (AOR), April 12.Due to budget limitations imposed by sequestration, the Secretary of Defense decided on March 21 that Thach would return to homeport earlier than expected. Thach departed San Diego on deployment Jan. 8.Thach’s crew of 220 Sailors and Coast Guardsmen performed Counter-Illicit Trafficking operations designed to improve maritime stability within the region and protect free use of the sea lanes by thwarting the activities of drug traffickers and criminal organizations.The ship disrupted over 379 kilograms of cocaine and more than 1,100 pounds of marijuana totaling over $10 million.“It’s a bittersweet feeling to return home early from deployment,” said Thach Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Hans E. Lynch. “Our counter-narcotics mission is valuable to the U.S. and our partner nations but I’m glad that we are all able to reunite with our loved ones back here in San Diego.”The ship also took part in a community relations project in Panama, helping to refurbish and deliver books to an elementary school as part of Project Handclasp.The ship was an integral part of Operation Martillo (Spanish for “hammer”), a U.S., European, and Western Hemisphere partner nation effort targeting illicit trafficking routes in coastal waters along the Central American isthmus. U.S. military participation is being led by Joint Interagency Task Force (JIATF) South, a component of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM). Operation Martillo is a component of the U.S. government’s coordinated interagency regional security strategy in support of the White House strategy to combat transnational organized crime and the U.S. Central America Regional Security Initiative.The Operation Martillo team on Thach includes an interagency partnership with the ship’s Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment and Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS). Thach was also be supported by an embarked helicopter detachment, Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 49, Detachment 2 based at Naval Air Station North Island.Thach will conduct operations and training within Third Fleet’s 50-million square mile AOR.Joint interagency and international relationships strengthen U.S. Third Fleet’s ability to respond to crises and protect the collective maritime interests of the U.S. and its allies and partners.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, April 12, 2013 View post tag: Defensecenter_img April 12, 2013 View post tag: News by topic USS Thach to Return to San Diego View post tag: Navy View post tag: Thach Training & Education View post tag: USSlast_img read more

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