‘Jacks volleyball falls in 4 to Cal Poly Pomona

first_imgHumboldt State’s volleyball team fell in four sets to visiting Cal Poly Pomona Thursday night at Lumberjack Area.After winning the first set 26-24 Humboldt surrendered the following three sets in the loss, 25-21, 27-25 and 25-14, which moves it to 5-4 overall and 1-1 in CCAA play.Lexi Riggs and Lenox Loving each had 13 kills for the ‘Jacks Thursday night while Summer Hansen had 11. Riley Tishlarich led HSU with 32 assists and Odelia Ryan led the ‘Jacks with 28 digs.Ally Wilder had 20 kills …last_img read more

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‘Climate Train’ leads way to COP 17

first_img31 October 2011The government and civil society have partnered to launch a unique Climate Train” to criss-cross South Africa raising awareness on changing weather patterns ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference starting in Durban on 28 November.The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP 17) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) takes place at Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre from 28 November to 9 December.The train project has been touted by some as one the biggest campaigns in the history of the conference.The train, set to pass through 17 communities including small towns, rural areas, villages and townships, started its epic journey in Cape Town on Friday night. It is scheduled to reach Durban on 27 November, the day before the start of COP 17.Some of the areas to be visited by the train include Worcester, Beaufort West, Kimberly, Klerksdorp, Krugersdorp, Polokwane, Louis Trichardt and Ladysmith.‘Mobilisation, Dialogue and Climate Justice’Led by South African environmental agency Indalo Yethu, the project is supported by the Department of Environmental Affairs, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa and the Embassy of the Republic of Germany.Traveling under the banner, “Mobilisation, Dialogue and Climate Justice”, the Climate Train aims to engage ordinary and vulnerable South Africans on their climate change “hopes, aspirations, experiences and solutions”.According to the organisers, lively meetings with locals will be held on the train and in community town halls. Schools, activists and ordinary people along the way will come to share films, industrial theatre and discussions on climate change.Other activities planned on the journey include tree planting to offset the carbon footprint of the train, with gardening, music and poetry are also on programme.Showcasing low-carbon technologiesThe train will also be used as a resource hub to showcase low-carbon technologies and present information and learning experiences on climate change mitigation, adaptation and innovation.Indalo Yethu chief executive June Josephs-Langa said the campaign would keep going even after COP 17.She said the voices that would be heard along the away would help towards crafting an African People’s Climate Charter.Josephs-Langa said that because people in small towns were sidelined by mainstream media on climate change awareness, they were not necessarily aware why weather patterns were changing and were trying to adapt.She added that the technical language used in climate change discussions tended to cut off ordinary people from the conversation.Source: BuaNewslast_img read more

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SA pair win Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek

first_imgIn the solo women’s category, Dalene van der Leek won Saturday’s stage but ended up as the overall runner-up behind Germany’s Bettina Uhlig, who captured five stage wins in total. Mixed categoryCube Nutswerk MTB’s Birgit Lavrijssen (Ned) and Marco Minnaard (Ned) grabbed their fourth stage win and the overall title in the mixed category on Saturday. Final stageAsrin Cycling’s James Reid (RSA) and Jens Schuermans (Bel) won the final stage of the seven-day international mountain bike stage race from George to Oudtshoorn, which was shortened to 68km due to flooding in some areas. They outsprinted SCOTT Factory Racing’s Philip Buys (RSA) and Matthys Beukes (RSA) to secure their third stage win of the event, while third place on the stage went to EAI Cycling’s Hanco Kachelhoffer (RSA) and Johann Rabie (RSA). Masters’ categoryWilde 3’s Izak Visagie and Lieb Loots dominated the masters’ category. The South Africans won all but Saturday’s final stage, finishing second to Brug Meesters’ Charles Nienaber (RSA) and Ergee du Toit (RSA). Loots and Visagie’s overall winning margin more than two hours ahead of Stone Hammer’s Malcolm Dods (GBR) and Zbigniew Wizner (Swe), with Nienaber and Du Toit rounding out the final overall podium. Woolcock and Kleinhans finished fourth, 54 seconds behind the winners but with their overall lead firmly secure. They ended up beating runners-up Buys and Beukes by almost 10 minutes, with FedGroup Itec’s Brandon Stewart (RSA) and Konny Looser (Sui) completing the podium. South African Darren Lill won his third stage in the solo men’s division on Saturday, but Adriaan Louw (RSA), the winner of the other four stages, claimed the overall title. “This was probably the toughest week of my bike racing life. The tougher stages were on the four good weather days and the easier stages were made tough by the rain and mud! ‘A great feeling’“It’s a great feeling to win here again. We had some really strong competition, which makes the win even more special,” added Kleinhans, who won the inaugural edition with Jonny Kritzinger in 2009 and the mixed division with his wife Ariane in 2011. Team RE:CM’s Waylon Woolcock and Erik Kleinhans secured a South African victory in the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek in rain-drenched Oudtshoorn on Saturday, with the women’s title going to the Team RE:CM Davinci combination of Denmark’s Annika Langvad and Switzerlands’s Ariane Kleinhans. “The racing was the most exciting we’ve seen yet and a great precursor to the 2014 event, which will have official UCI race grading.” “It’s a great feeling to win what has been a really tough race. Annika was an amazing partner and so strong throughout,” said Ariane Kleinhans. “It’s been a dramatic and challenging fifth edition of the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek, but a watershed edition for sure,” Henco Rademeyer of Dryland Event Management, the race’s co-founder, said in a statement on the weekend. They fought a race-long battle with Asrin Cycling 3’s 2012 winners, Jennie Stenerhag (Swe) and Craig Gerber (RSA), who finished as 2013 runners-up. Third place went to Asrin Cycling 2’s Nizaam Esa (RSA) and Catherine Williamson (GBR). 28 October 2013 The veteran division title also went to the Netherlands. The Cube Nutswerk 2 team of Micha de Vries and Rik van den Hanenberg finished second on Saturday to Klein Karoo Vets’ Wynand Mulder (RSA) and Gerrie Beukes (RSA), but the Dutchmen had done enough on the previous six stages to capture the overall title ahead of Mulder and Beukes. Cannondale Blend Vets’ Martin Epstein (RSA) and Stefano Madies (RSA) were third overall. “We knew some teams were going to go hard for the stage win and that Philip and Matthys wanted to attack our overall lead, so we really had to make sure we kept them in our sights and kept our risk of crashing or mechanicals as low as possible,” Erik Kleinhans said after securing the overall victory. “The women’s field was stronger than ever before this year and we never once were able to let our guard down. It’s great to see this women’s category growing in depth and I’m sure this growth will continue in the future.” Women’s raceIn the women’s race, Langvad, the Danish marathon champion, and Kleinhans, the Swiss marathon champion, confirmed their complete dominance of the event when they claimed their seventh stage win. They beat Wheeler BMC’s Esther Suss (Sui) and Jane Nuessli (GBR) by more than an hour and 35 minutes in the general classification, with defending champions, Klein Karoo Chicks’ Yolande Speedy (RSA) and Yolande de Villiers (RSA), taking third place overall.last_img read more

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The Benefits of Breakfast!

first_imgBy: Sarah Pittman BS in dietetics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignWith school in full swing, and everyone getting back into their normal routines again, what better time to look at the current research of the benefits of eating breakfast to remember why it is so important!So, what is the current research saying? “Eating breakfast before exercise may ‘prime’ the body to burn carbohydrates during exercise and more rapidly digest food after working out…” (University of Bath, 2018).“Breakfast skipping leads to more eating of unhealthy diet later in the day because of prolonged craving” (Bandyopandhyay, D., Ashish, K., Hajra, A., Ghosh, R., 2018).“Prolonged hypoglycemia leads to overactivity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis causing sympathetic activation validates its temporal association with AF and chronically elevated cortisol in habitual breakfast skippers, associated with cardiometabolic derangements…” (Bandyopandhyay, D., Ashish, K., Hajra, A., Ghosh, R., 2018).“Subclinical atherosclerosis is more prevalent in breakfast skippers” (Bandyopandhyay, D., Ashish, K., Hajra, A., Ghosh, R., 2018).“Late night overeating is associated with skipping and/or consuming a smaller breakfast. In children with low levels of physical activity, it is associated with increased body mass index” (Karatzi, K., Moschonis, G., Choupi, E., Manios, Y., 2018).What are great breakfast options? The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggest these breakfast ideas to “power up with breakfast” (Gordon, B., 2018):OatmealYogurt ParfaitBreakfast SmoothieToaster wafflePita egg sandwichBanana roll upBagel and veggiesEnglish muffinOverall, there are many benefits to eating breakfast, research has shown that people who eat breakfast are more likely to have balanced diets than those who don’t, they are less likely to be overweight and have reduced risk of diseases like heart disease, stroke, and diabetes, (Brost, B., 2018).Do you eat breakfast daily? Do you suggest to your clients to eat breakfast daily?We would love to hear from you!References:Bandyopadhyay D, Ashish K, Hajra A, Ghosh R. An interesting insight into breakfast and cardiovascular disease. International Journal Of Cardiology [serial online]. April 1, 2018;256:7. Available from: MEDLINE, Ipswich, MA. Accessed August 15, 2018.Brost B. NUTRITION: Make a plan to have a healthy breakfast. Duluthnewstribune.com. http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/4484118-nutrition-make-plan-have-healthy-breakfast. Published 2018. Accessed August 20, 2018.Gordon B. Power Up with Breakfast. Eatright.org. https://www.eatright.org/food/planning-and-prep/snack-and-meal-ideas/power-up-with-breakfast. Published 2018. Accessed August 23, 2018.Karatzi K, Moschonis G, Choupi E, Manios Y. Late-night overeating is associated with smaller breakfast, breakfast skipping, and obesity in children: The Healthy Growth Study. Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.) [serial online]. January 2017;33:141-144. Available from: MEDLINE, Ipswich, MA. Accessed August 15, 2018.University of Bath. “Eating breakfast burns more carbs during exercise and accelerates metabolism for next meal.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 15 August 2018. .last_img read more

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Another rookie, another big game

first_imgView comments PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss “I’m very happy we were able to bounce back in this game after suffering a very painful loss to Phoenix,” said Meralco coach Norman Black.“A lot of guys I felt really stepped up and helped us tonight led by Trevis, who made a lot of good outside shots for us and helped us open up [Blackwater’s] defense,” he added.Jackson, who played Division I basketball in the US NCAA, knocked in the triple that gave the Bolts the lead for good, 81-78, 5:18 left in the match.Cliff Hodge and Nico Salva then kept Meralco in front to preserve the early efforts of Mike Tolomia and Ranidel de Ocampo.Meralco got huge production from its bench, which outscored Blackwater’s reserves, 47-27, with six Bolts providing double-digit production.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Victolero ends Austria reign as Press corps’ top coach “That’s what we really envisioned going into this year when I drafted Trevis,” said Black. “I thought with him along with Baser (Amer) and Chris (Newsome), we’d spread the wealth and move the basketball around to get good shots and run a little bit, which we haven’t done in the past. “Blackwater managed to dump Meralco in a 12-point hole in the first half, but could not sustain that performance and dropped s second straight game.In the nightcap, Matthew Wright fired 23 points and had a key tip-in as Phoenix outlasted TNT in overtime, 93-84.Wright’s rescue of a missed Calvin Abueva drive helped the Fuel Masters zoom to the early lead with a 2-0 record while dropping the KaTropa to 0-2.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviño Is Luis Manzano planning to propose to Jessy Mendiola? MOST READ Private companies step in to help SEA Games hostingcenter_img Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netANTIPOLO CITY—Trevis Jackson hardly needed to look for motivation as his Meralco Bolts took the floor against the Blackwater Elite Saturday at Ynares Center here.His fellow rookies, Robert Bolick of NorthPort and CJ Perez of Columbian, provided that for him when they came up with 26 points each in their debuts—both victories.ADVERTISEMENT “Those are awesome guys,” Jackson said. “I watched their games and I was excited. I feel like that excitement transferred over to me [and] I just told myself, ‘you gotta do it, you gotta give people something.’”He did just that.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsJackson came off the bench to provide a much-needed boost for Meralco in a 99-94 victory over Blackwater that allowed the Bolts to even their record after an opening-day loss to Phoenix.The surprise fifth pick of the PBA Draft, Jackson scattered 19 points and a pair of assists to lead the Bolts. SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte TS Kammuri to enter PAR possibly a day after SEA Games opening LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviño SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

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