Lamar’s Buster Ties Conference Record En Route to Southland Weekly Honor

first_imgThe sophomore joined three other Southland Conference student-athletes who have nailed 11 three-pointers in a game, including Sam Houston State’s Corey Allmond (2009), Lamar’s Mike James (2011) and Nicholls’ Lafayette Rutledge (2018). Week 14 Southland Conference Release (PDF) Honorable Mention: Rylan Bergersen, Central Arkansas; Sha’Markus Kennedy, McNeese; Bryson Robinson, New Orleans. He shot 3-of-4 from long range in the second half, including one just before the under-eight timeout to give the Cardinals a 16-point advantage, their longest of the day. McNeese once again managed to close the gap before Buster delivered a dagger from three and a crucial pair of free throws down the stretch. Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Davion Buster, Lamar – So. – Guard – Austin, TexasBuster found his touch early and often in Saturday’s win over McNeese, drilling three of his first four attempts from beyond the arc as Lamar raced out to a 19-6 advantage in the first six minutes. After the Cowboys pulled within one point with 2:25 to go in the first half, he converted on three-straight to finish the opening half with 26 points. FRISCO, Texas – Lamar guard Davion Buster is the Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.  The Austin, Texas, native tied a Southland Conference single-game record with 11 made threes in the Cardinals’ 96-91 upset of Battle of the Border rival McNeese on Saturday. Buster was 11-for-18 from deep and finished with a career-high 39 points as LU snapped the Cowboys’ seven-game win streak and claimed its third-straight win in the series. The Cardinals (11-11, 5-6 SLC) look to win back-to-back conference games for the first time in 2019-20 when they host Central Arkansas at 7 p.m. Wednesday. LU turns around and travels out to Abilene for its second meeting with Abilene Christian at 7 p.m. Saturday.last_img read more

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Trukai helps fishing titles reel in biggest catch

first_imgTrukai renewed its platinum sponsorship yesterday by supporting the Game Fishing Association of Papua New Guinea in Rabaul, East New Britain.Speaking at the cheque presentation at Trukai’s Kokopo base, district sales manager Amos Donno said the company is proud to support what has become not just local fishing’s centerpiece but a PNG institution.“Trukai has been supporting the National Games Fishing Title for more than 10 years and is proud to renew its platinum sponsorship this year.“The Trukai brand promotes health and well-being, hence healthy eating and living an active life, through sport, is encouraged.”Incorporating local and international anglers, the PNG National Game Fishing Titles have grown to become one of the country’s largest annual sporting events since they were first held at Rabaul in 1976. The tournament features a variety of different formats which are spread across a week‐long schedule.As a naming sponsor of the popular event, Trukai will not only organise the briefing and Calcutta for the competition, but also provide a bag of Trukai products to each angler who manages to catch a legal billfish.President of the Game Fishing Association, Tony Henderson, said he was delighted to have Trukai heavily involved in the competition once more following the success of previous years where it has acted as a sponsor.“As the president of the association, I would like to sincerely thank Trukai Industries for continuing to support this great event and the sport of game fishing in PNG,” he said.“We look forward to meeting more members of the Trukai family during the titles in Rabaul.”The 2016 PNG Game Fishing Titles will be held from March 19 until March 28.“Trukai Industries would like to wish all the anglers good luck during the event. May the winds stay away and the fish swim closer,” said Donnos.last_img read more

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The Decline of SingleFamily Permits

first_img June 14, 2019 2,116 Views The Decline of Single-Family Permits in Daily Dose, Data, Featured, News 2019 Housing Market National Association of Home Builders single family permits 2019-06-14 Mike Albanesecenter_img Share The total number of single-family housing permits issued through April 2019 reached 261,119 nationwide, which is a 6.5% year-over-year decline, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).A total of 279,302 single-family permits were issued last year through April 2018. The only region of the nation to see growth through April 2019 was the Northeast, which grew 1.9% year-over-year increase in single-family permits.The biggest drop was the 12% decline in permits in the western region, which also had the only reported decrease in the nation for multi-family permits.The Midwest saw an 11.3% decrease in single-family permits and the South saw single-family permits decline by 3.8%.Between April 2018 and April 2019, the District of Columbia saw the highest growth in single-family permits at 111.1%, and just 10 states recorded increases. Connecticut posted a 39.1% increase in single-family housing permits. Montana’s 28.3% decline was the worst in the nation. The 10 states with the highest number of single-family permits accounted for 62.122% of total single-family permits issued.This report comes shortly after the NAHB revealed that single-family construction growth has been slowing, especially in smaller cities. The NAHB used small cities, which make up 37% of all single-family construction nationwide and 30% of the U.S. population, as a “demographic and economic microcosm” of the United States.According to the NAHB, small metropolitan areas, or cities with less than one million in population, reported weak growth in single-family construction.Large metro areas, with populations of more than one million, on the other hand, are posting greater rates of expansion at the start of 2019. According to the NAHB, exurbs—outlying counties of large metro areas with at least 1 million residents—were the only region that registered single-family permit growth on a year-over-year basis in Q1 2019.While containing just 9% of single-family construction nationally, exurbs were the only region to show permit growth when comparing Q1 2019 data to Q1 2018 data, with a 1.6% increase.last_img read more

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Michael Sukenik is Adept at Operating Across Diverse Markets

first_img Remember me Password Lost your password? Usernamecenter_img Michael “Misha” Sukenik travels a lot. He’s the legal officer behind two of the best known franchise names in the Yum! Brands inventory in 120 countries. He’s also a finalist in the Outstanding Corporate Counsel Awards. Read about him in The Texas Lawbook.You must be a subscriber to The Texas Lawbook to access this content. Not a subscriber? Sign up for The Texas Lawbook.last_img

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