DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – If everything had gone according to plan, Patty Tavatanakit would be in North Carolina this week preparing for two weeks of the LPGA Q-Series in her bid to earn status on the LPGA tour. It didn’t work out that way. It went much better. That’s why the 20-year-old Thai from UCLA is chasing her other hobby in New York. A foodie at heart, Tavatanakit has an Instagram account she calls ”eatunderpar” and already has posts from Joe’s Pizza, Liberty Bagels and The Big Szechuan Cuisine. She had reason to celebrate. Tavatanakit is two weeks removed from securing her LPGA tour card with alarming ease, and she might have been on the LPGA even sooner if not for a recent change in regulations. She was the only three-time winner on the Symetra Tour, a feat that used to come with an instant promotion. It went away with the creation of the Q-Series, consecutive 72-hole events at Pinehurst that determines who gets cards. That’s where Tavatanakit hoped to be when she turned pro in June after the NCAA championship. The late start gave her about three months to try to finish in the top 35 on the Symetra Tour money list and qualify for the Q-Series. That was her goal. ”I didn’t have a good sophomore season, so I didn’t have a high vision of myself shooting all these numbers,” Tavatanakit said. ”But you know how things happen when you least expect it? That’s probably why this all happened.” What happened was a blazing debut. After a tie for 34th in the U.S. Women’s Open in her pro debut, and a tie for 14th in her first start on the Symetra Tour, she finished second and then won her next two tournaments. She won her third tournament in her eighth start, coming from six shots back with a birdie-birdie finish for a 62 and winning a playoff. Tavatanakit was Rookie of the Year, finished No. 2 on the money list in 11 starts and earned an LPGA card to avoid another trip to Q-Series. At least this time, she would have wanted to be there. A year ago, Tavatanakit was among 11 top amateurs invited to Q-Series. She was coming off a summer in which she tied for fifth in the U.S. Women’s Open at Shoal Creek to be low amateur, and she contributed two points in the Palmer Cup. She wasn’t ready to leave UCLA. She began her sophomore season by closing with a 63 to win the Annika Invitational in the fall. She was runner-up in her next event. Her heart wasn’t in turning pro just yet, and it showed. Of the top five college players at Q-Series, Tavatanakit was the only one who didn’t make it. ”I didn’t want to go,” she said. ”It was weird timing. Me being at Q-Series taught me to be sure, to be committed, to anything I do in life. I wanted to go back to L.A. when it was raining and cold. I wish there was a cut, but there wasn’t. I had to play eight days. It was the worst two weeks of my life.” Being back in Westwood didn’t make life any better. Golf was a struggle. She wasn’t winning. She wasn’t even contending. ”I had my worst finishes,” she said. ”It’s a college event, the competition wasn’t as strong, and I still managed to finish out of the top 20. When you’re in college, half the girls are not going to turn pro. I put a lot of pressure on myself.” She finally won again at the NCAA regionals, but the Bruins crashed out at the NCAAs, and so did Tavatanakit, tying for 43rd in medal play. And then she turned pro, and before long it seemed like she couldn’t lose. Funny game. Meanwhile, 98 women are teeing it up this week at Pinehurst No. 6, including college stars Sierra Brooks and Albane Valenzuela. It’s different this year. The LPGA now gives college stars a pass into the second stage of qualifying, not directly to the final Q-Series stage. It’s a reminder for Tavatanakit of how unhappy she was playing golf, and how happy she is that it turned out the way it did. ”I’m glad I didn’t make it,” she said. ”You never know what would happen. I probably would have turned pro right away and forced myself to be committed to this. But I don’t think I would have played like how I did this summer. I need to be down low to realize how golf is important to me and how much it takes to climb back up.” The Symetra Tour was ideal to teach her how to travel, use her time wisely and learn to be a pro. And even a short stint gave her time to explore new restaurants, though the UCLA foodie kept the posts to minimum at the final event. It wasn’t the pressure – she had locked up her card by then – but the location. When it comes to eating, Daytona Beach is not Manhattan. ”I did post some stories, but yeah, nothing that great here,” she said. ”The beach is pretty.” Doug Ferguson is a golf writer for The Associated Press.
Jordan Spieth was two shots off the lead when he pulled 8-iron from 158 yards out at the par-4 16th Saturday at Pebble Beach. Adjusting for the wind on a blustery day on the Monterey Peninsula – and some mud – Spieth threw the shot out to the right and watched it track back left toward the hole. “In the air I thought it was going to be really good, it was one of the only shots I kind of said, ‘Oh, be good,’” Spieth said. “And as it landed it was just exactly where I was trying to hit it, certainly a bonus for it to drop. … It’s a good lesson to learn for tomorrow: how quickly things can change out here.” Spieth’s hole-out eagle propelled him to 13 under, while two of his competitors, Daniel Berger and Nate Lashley, struggled coming in. Berger hit his tee ball on No. 18 out of bounds and made double bogey to drop to 11 under, where he’s tied with four others, including Lashley, who bogeyed each of his final two holes. They are all two shots back of Spieth, who shot 1-under 71 and now holds a 54-hole lead on the PGA Tour for the second straight week. Last Sunday in Phoenix, Spieth closed in 72 to finish T-4, extending his lengthy losing streak that dates to his last win, at the 2017 Open Championship. How Spieth will adjust after Round 3 at Pebble So, while Spieth knows how quickly things can change in golf, he’s also well aware of how slowly they can’t. The past few years have certainly been a struggle for Spieth, who nearly fell out of the top 100 in the world rankings, to No. 92, before his performance at TPC Scottsdale brought him back inside the top 70. The swing, particularly with the longer clubs, is mostly to blame, but the confidence also waned, so much so that there were times when the three-time major champion and former world No. 1 didn’t recognize that player. Yes, there were flashes mixed in there, but those spurts of success were the result of a duct-taped game. Now, seemingly on the other side of it all after seven straight promising rounds, Spieth finally looks poised to end the drought. “I don’t really care about the time frame stuff,” Spieth said Saturday. “I’m really just going to throw that out of my head because I’m finally consistently doing things over the last two weeks that I’ve wanted to do for a long time. I think, obviously the more you continue to do that, the bounces go your way, like the hole out did today on 16. Someone may do that to me tomorrow or come shoot a 64 or something. I mean, it’s golf, and it’s Pebble Beach, and you can go low, and it can also be really challenging. … What I’m asking for is a chance to win the golf tournament on 18.” He may not be all the way back. He may not have that “phenomenal control” like he did when he was winning multiple times a year. He may not possess that supreme confidence from when he was winning majors. But he’s getting there – and quickly. “I’m just trying to have it feel a little bit better than yesterday,” he said. AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am: Full-field scores | Full coverage He’s more confident than he was a Sunday ago. He’s hitting it better, more consistently, and putting with more aggressiveness. You can bet he’ll still be nervous when he sticks the tee in the ground on Pebble’s opening hole in less than 24 hours, but he’s never not been nervous when he’s had a chance to close out a tournament. And after last week, he knows what that feels like again. “Jordan’s going to have to play well because there’s a lot of guys right there,” Berger said. “It’s not going to be handed to him. He’s going to have to shoot a good score.” For a change, Spieth is ready.
Jordan’s round two tender applicants announcedJordan has impressed with its commitment to include a sizeable amount of solar PV power in its energy mix. The country aims to generate 10% of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, including 600 MW of installed solar PV. February 25, 2015 Ilias Tsagas Manufacturing Markets Markets & Policy Modules & Upstream Manufacturing Jordan Middle East A PV plant build by Alcazar Energy in Jordan.Image: Alcazar EnergyShare Jordan’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has announced the applicants of the tender round two, which has been under way since 2013 and concluded on February 10. The list is here and includes 33 applicants of a wide geographical scope. Round two will consist of four 50 MW PV plants, Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Mohammad Hamed has said. However, some of the successful applicants have told pv magazine that since round three was cancelled, there are rumours that round two might include 100 MW of additional auctioned capacity, thus two more projects of 50 MW each. The ministry has six months after the February 10 deadline to reply and is expected to reduce the applicants at least by half by the end of the summer, the same sources said. Proposals from all 33 bidders needed to describe the project in detail, including its capacity, location with coordinates being displayed on a map and contact with the relevant transmission or distribution grid company that confirms the suitability of grid to connect the project. Furthermore, they also needed to demonstrate bidders’ technical experience in designing and building the project and their ability to raise debt and equity financing — bidders need to raise at least $10 million to participate. Impressive PV progress Tender round one consisted of 12 projects of various sizes totaling 200 MW while the third round, that was later cancelled, would have consisted of two PV plants of 100 MW capacity each. All round one PV plants have received the $0.169 per kilowatt hour feed-in tariff, apart from a 52.5 MW project that received $0.148 per kWh. The majority of the round one projects are now under construction and expected to be electrified by the end of the year. Jordan has impressed with its commitment to include a sizeable amount of solar PV power in its energy mix. The country aims to generate 10% of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, including 600 MW of installed solar PV. Given Jordan’s excellent solar resource, its photovoltaic target is somewhat moderate. Nevertheless, the country has been widely praised for its commitment to implement the set targets. In addition to the utility-scale plants, Jordan’s rooftop solar photovoltaic sector has also kick-started a successful market. 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Categories: Letters to the Editor, OpinionAdd these to Trump’s “accomplishments”I would like to add to the 289 Trump accomplishments alluded to in Mr. DeAngelus’ Feb. 17 letter. Oh, where to start. Our national debt is estimated to be $25 trillion by 2021. So much for Republicans’ fiscal constraint. Our children and grandchildren will thank us. Mexico will pay for the wall. I forgot, that won’t happen. The rest of the world looks up to us — not. The tax cut will mostly benefit the middle class. Really? The swamp will be drained. Now that’s a good one. I would like to add a few more to get to an even 300, but the paper might run out of space.James Brodie Schenectady Do more to coordinate social justice effortsThe need for improved educational services for youth and adults indicates social justice coordination among agencies is essential.Recognition of this by SUNY’s University Center for Academic and Workforce Development (UCAWD) has established a network of Educational Opportunity Centers collaborating with state, municipal and county agencies, secondary and post-secondary institutions, community-based organizations, and business and industry in its efforts.Academically and economically underserved students who are at least 16 years old have accessed traditional classroom learning with applied science or hands-on projects to become skilled workers for businesses.Collaboration among guidance counselors, teachers, teacher assistants, parents and students is essential for the state Board of Regents’ Whole Child Social and Emotional Learning approach to access classroom learning and applied science projects for the students.In our area, the GE Brilliant Career Lab was established through partnership by the GE Foundation, the GE Power, and Schenectady city’s public-school district.The reproduction of that model requires social-justice minded individuals to persuade municipal and school district officials to utilize the State-County Shared Services Initiative to coordinate the federal-state funded 21st Century Community Learning Center program with the UCAWD network for academically and financially underserved youth and adults.Michael McGlynnWatervliet Our area would be the best place for AmazonMr. Bezos, please consider the New York Capital District/Tech Valley as an excellent Amazon HQ2 LIC alternative.1. Believe the governor could make it happen in his backyard with incentives.2. Benefit to the region. Jobs create income which generates tax revenue from 25,000 employees, people have disposable income which creates revenue for local businesses and additional tax revenue, and reduction in government funds required to support unemployment issues.Available real estate for a project of this proportion. Downtown Albany skyscrapers that could be renovated, state office complex, Rensselaer waterfront.3. Quality of life with great healthcare, low crime, great schools, affordable housing, low traffic, increasingly temperate weather, low probability of floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, natural disasters.4. Intellectual talent including established model for technical transformation, already being the No. 1 location in the world for intellectual talent in the field of nanotechnology.Leading technical companies already established here including Global Foundries (recently brought 10,000 jobs), Regeneron (leading pharmaceutical firm growing exponentially), and GE’s Global Research. Access to new talent through leading world class technological universities: RPI, SUNY Polytechnic, SUNY Albany, Albany Law.5. Location: currently 2.5-hour car/train ride to New York City or Boston. Modern, easily accessible international airport. Capital government proximity.6. Recreation: extensive hiking and biking trails, swimming, skiing, fishing, hunting, boating, snowmobiling, parks, clean air/water, active outdoor minded people.Proximity to Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, Saratoga, Lake George, Hudson, Battenkill, and Delaware rivers. Proctor’s off-Broadway plays. Short trip to skiing, Cape Cod, New Jersey Shore, Hampton’s beaches, and Montreal.Michael IzdebskiBethlehem More from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: No more extensions on vehicle inspectionsEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsHIGH NOTES: PPEs, fighting hunger, backpacks and supplies for kidsEDITORIAL: Make a game plan for voting. Do it now.Foss: Schenectady homeless assistance program Street Soldiers dealing with surge in need
Related iStock/Thinkstock(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — The Navy’s surgeon general has ordered a stand down for all Navy medical personnel over the next 48 hours to reaffirm service commitments to patients and review social media policies after photos emerged on social media of medical personnel posing with newborns at a Navy hospital in Jacksonville, Florida.Two Navy hospital corpsmen at the Naval Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, were removed from their jobs treating patients after they allegedly posted a video and photos of newborns to Snapchat, including a photo showing one of them flipping the middle finger at a newborn with the caption “how I currently feel about these mini Satans.”A video shows a female corpsman holding a newborn infant by the armpits while rocking the baby to rap music playing in the background.The images are no longer on Snapchat, but screengrabs have been shared on Facebook by concerned users. The imagery has drawn outrage on social media.In a message to all Navy medical personnel issued Tuesday evening, Vice Adm. C. Forrest Faison III, the surgeon general of the Navy, ordered a stand down for naval medical personnel to review policies and medical oaths and pledges to treat patients.“I have directed immediate mandatory all-hands stand downs within 48 hours at all Navy Medicine commands to review our oaths, our pledges, our reasons for serving, as well as Navy Medicine’s policy regarding use of personally owned phones and other recording devices,” said Faison in a blog post to Navy medical personnel. The admiral also prohibited the use of personal cellphones by medical care personnel in patient care areas until further notice.Faison also directed commanding officers at Naval medical facilities to contact mothers and expectant mothers to reassure them, inform them of the actions being taken and to address any of their concerns.“Unprofessional and inappropriate social media behavior is inconsistent with both our core values of honor, courage and commitment as well as our medical ethics, violating the oaths we took for our profession and office,” said Faison.“In an age where information can be shared instantly, what we say and post online must reflect the highest standards of character and conduct, in both our personal and professional lives,” said Faison. “As health care professionals, we are entrusted with the lives and well-being of all those who have volunteered to defend our freedom, including their families. We owe them the best care and compassion our nation can offer.“We also owe them our unqualified respect,” he added. “Any behavior that falls short of this expectation will be dealt with appropriately.”Faison also ordered commanders to make sure “no additional patient photos exist on social media and to take immediate action to remove such content.”A Navy official said stand downs for Navy medical personnel will take place in a staggered fashion over the next two days to ensure there is no impact to providing patient care.Earlier, the Navy confirmed that two hospital corpsmen had been removed from providing patient care at Naval Hospital Jacksonville because of the images posted to social media. Hospital corpsmen are enlisted Navy personnel who provide assistance to medical care professionals and also serve as combat medics when attached to Marine infantry units.“The individuals have been removed from patient care meaning they will not be providing direct patient care,” said Capt. Brenda Malone, a spokesperson for the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine. Malone said the corpsmen are not being identified because of the ongoing investigation of the incident.A Navy official said the posting of the photos was being investigated by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) and that only one newborn had been involved in the photos posted online by the corpsmen.“We are also contacting patients to address any questions or concerns they may have,” said Malone.“This type of behavior is incompatible with the Navy’s core values of honor, courage and commitment, as well as medical ethics.An earlier statement posted on Facebook by the commanding officer of the Naval Hospital Jacksonville had labeled the photos and video as “outrageous, unacceptable [and] incredibly unprofessional,” and said they “cannot be tolerated.”Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMatico
By The Nelson Daily SportsThe Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Final is now down to a best-of-three series.Timely scoring and a 21-save performance from goalie Alex Ross powered the Castlegar Rebels to a 2-0 victory over the Osoyoos Coyotes in game four of the KIJHL Final Wednesday night at the Complex in the Sunflower City.Game five in the series is set for Friday in the Osoyoos Sun Bowl where the Desert Dogs have been almost unbeatable.The teams return to Castlegar for game six Saturday at 7:30 p.m.If necessary, game seven will be played Monday in Osoyoos.Second period goals by Kootenay Ice affiliate player Jesse Knowler, with his eighth of the playoffs, and Taylor Anderson, was all the scoring Castlegar would need. The Rebels out shot the Dogs 14-7 in the frame.But this night belonged to Ross who completely frustrated the Coyotes through 60 minutes.Castlegar out shot the Dogs in the game 28-21.
All-Ireland Finalists, Cork and Dublin are both well represented in the 45 player short list with the TG4 All-Ireland Champions receiving 11 nominations whilst Dublin have 10 players nominated. Galway have received five nominations for the 2015 LGFA TG4 All Stars following the announcement this afternoon. Sinead Burke and Aine Seoighe have been nominated in the backs, Geraldine Conneally in midfield and Tracey Leonard and Patricia Gleeson in the forwards. 14 July 2014; Be the Difference. Be There. Today in Croke Park the Ladies Gaelic Football Association and Championship Sponsors, TG4, launched the 2014 TG4 Ladies All Ireland Football Championships. LGFA President, Pat Quill urged LGFA members to get behind their counties as they begin their journey to Croke Park on September 28th pointing out that it is up to us to show our support for our own before we can expect to generate the interest and national media coverage that the players richly deserve. #BetheDiff. Pictured are senior players, from left to right, Aisling Holton, Kildare, Shauna McBennet, Meath, Eilish Ward, Donegal, Edel Concannon, Galway, Gemma Begley, Tyrone, Fiona McHale, Mayo, Briege Corkery, Cork, Sinead Goldrick, Dublin, Chrisina Reilly, Monaghan, Laurie Ryan, Clare, Tracey Lawlor, Laois, Aileen Martin, Wesmeath, Caroline O’Hanlon, Armagh and Ailish Cornyn, Cavan, in attendance at the 2014 TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football Championship launch. Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: David Maher / SPORTSFILE Galway and Kerry both receive 5 nominations each with Monaghan and Donegal receiving three each. Waterford are rewarded for their TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate championship win with 3 nominations including team captain Linda Wall and her sister, Aileen with Maria Delahunty also receiving her first All Star nomination.2014 Player’s Player of the Year, Caroline O’Hanlon, is nominated for what would be her fourth All Star Award and is joined by team mate Aimee Mackin who earns her first nomination.Mayo great, Cora Staunton, is nominated for what would be her 10th All Star award, should she receive an award on November 14th she will become the joint most successful All Star award bringing her level with Kerry great, Mary Jo Curran.Fiona McHale is also nominated from Mayo with Áine Tighe of Connacht Intermediate champions, Leitrim, also nominated.Cork’s Martina O’Brien is nominated for her first All Star award in the goalkeeping position along with Dublin’s Ciara Trant and Linda Martin of Monaghan. Marie Ambrose is rewarded for a fine debut season with her first nomination where she is joined by team mates Vera Foley, Geraldine O’Flynn, Bríd Stack and Deirdre O’Reilly as the Rebellettes defensive Award nominees. Briege Corkery and Rena Buckley created history as they claimed an incredible ‘double double’ of All-Ireland wins and both are nominated in the midfield positions, their 8th and 4th respectively. All-Ireland winning captain Ciara O’Sullivan is joined by her attacking team mates Annie Walsh and Valerie Mulcahy in the All Star shortlist.Dublin’s Sinead Goldrick could claim her 4th All Star in a row with team captain, Lyndsey Davey and Noelle Healy hoping to make it back to back wins. Sinead Finnegan, Sorcha Furlong, Muireann Ní Scanaill and Niamh McEvoy all receive their first nominations for an award.6 members of the Cork team have now won 10 TG4 Senior All-Ireland titles and all 6 are nominated for an All Star; Geraldine O’Flynn, Deirdre O’Reilly, Bríd Stack, Briege Corkery, Rena Bucley and Valerie Mulcahy.——–The 2015 LGFA TG4 All Star Award Nominees in full are:GoalkeepersMartina O’Brien (Cork)Ciara Trant (Dublin)Linda Martin (Monaghan)DefendersMarie Ambrose (Cork)Vera Foley (Cork)Geraldine O’Flynn (Cork)Bríd Stack (Cork)Deirdre O’Reilly (Cork)Treasa Doherty (Donegal)Ciara Hegarty (Donegal)Olwen Carey (Dublin)Sinead Goldrick (Dublin)Sinead Finnegan (Dublin)Sorcha Furlong (Dublin)Muireann Ní Scanaill (Dublin)Sinead Burke (Galway)Áine Seoighe (Galway)Aislinn Desmond (Kerry)Caroline Kelly (Kerry)Cáit Lynch (Kerry)Linda Wall (Waterford)MidfieldersCaroline O’Hanlon (Armagh)Rena Buckley (Cork)Briege Corkery (Cork)Geraldine Conneally (Galway)Bernie Breen (Kerry)Fiona McHale (Mayo)ForwardsAimee Mackin (Armagh)Valerie Mulcahy (Cork)Ciara O’Sullivan (Cork)Annie Walsh (Cork)Geraldine McLaughlin (Donegal)Lyndsey Davey (Dublin)Noelle Healy (Dublin)Niamh McEvoy (Dublin)Carla Rowe (Dublin)Tracey Leonard (Galway)Patricia Gleeson (Galway)Louise Ní Muircheartaigh (Kerry)Áine Tighe (Leitrim)Cora Staunton (Mayo)Cora Courtney (Monaghan)Caitriona McConnell (Monaghan)Maria Delahunty (Waterford)Aileen Wall (Waterford)————–The LGFA TG4 All Star award winners will be announced at a gala ceremony at the Citywest Hotel on November 14th. A limited number of tickets will be available to the public to purchase at €80 per person, for further information contact [email protected] or on 01 8363156print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email
Corofin and Mountbellew Moylough meet on Sunday in the Galway senior championship final for the 3rd time in 4 years and the 6th year in all with defending champions Corofin going for 6 in a row and unbackable at 1/7 with the bookies. The sides first met in a final in Corofin’s first year in senior championship football, 1964, when a star studded Mountbellew won by 2-10 to 1-4, but 10 years later it was a lot tighter with Mountbellew coming out on top 1-5 to 0-7 after extra time in a replay after the sides had drawn 1-6 each. Fast forward 35 years to their next final meeting in 2009 and again it went to a replay but this time Corofin prevailed 0-11 to 1-5 after the sides had drawn 0-9 each, while the last two finals involving both clubs have been a little more emphatic for the all-conquering Corofin men as they won in 2015 by 3-13 to 0-12 and in 2017 by 2-14 to 0-10. Corofin are also going for their 20th title which would bring them alongside Ballinasloe’s 20 titles on the roll of honour and leave only Tuam Stars (25 titles) ahead of them, while Mountbellew Moylough are bidding to win the Frank Fox trophy for the 5th time and first since 1986. Previous Corofin v Mountbellew Moylough finals: 1964: Mountbellew 2-10 Corofin 1-41974: Mountbellew 1-6 Corofin 1-6Mountbellew 1-5 Corofin 0-7 AET (replay)2009: Corofin 0-9 Mountbellew Moylough 0-9Corofin 0-11 Mountbellew Moylough 1-5 (replay)2015: Corofin 3-13 Mountbellew Moylough 0-122017: Corofin 2-14 Mountbellew Moylough 0-10print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email
Pochettino also commented on the flurry of games coming his side’s way.After the PSV and City games comes an EFL Cup clash against West Ham on Halloween before a Prem clash away to Wolves on November 3.Poch said: “I think it’s a big challenge for different reasons. It’s natural for us to try to put all our power and all our quality to try to manage in the best way.”For us it’s a massive, massive challenge because all the things that happened in the start of the season are different to the start of the last one.” DELE ALLI is back in training with Spurs – but the Champions League clash against PSV tomorrow will come too soon for the England star.The attacker last played on September 26 and has been recovering from a hamstring injury.3 Dele Alli is back in Spurs trainingCredit: Getty Images – GettyTottenham’s medical staff will hope to have Alli fit for the Premier League blockbuster against Manchester City next Monday.The bulk of his training now has an emphasis on conditioning.Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino confirmed Alli will not be available for tomorrow’s game, along with Danny Rose and Jan Vertonghen.He said: “Danny Rose, Dele Alli and Jan Vertonghen are still out.3 Alli last featured for his side in the 2-2 EFL Cup draw against Watford on September 26Credit: AP:Associated Press3 Mauricio Pochettino confirmed Alli will miss the game against PSVCredit: Getty Images – Getty”Christian Eriksen is fit to be selected and we’ll see tomorrow if he is to play from the start of the game or from the bench like he did against West Ham.”Alli, 22, last featured for his club nearly a month ago, in the 2-2 EFL Cup draw against Watford, in which he scored Spurs’ first.He has missed their wins over Huddersfield, Cardiff and West Ham plus the Champions League home defeat to Barcelona.Alli had only just come back from a similar issue during the international break when this latest problem flared up again.TEAM NEWS: @dele_official (hamstring) is building up conditioning after returning to training. pic.twitter.com/ks2rq47WKL— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) October 23, 2018
The U.S. Forest Service will hold open houses at district offices to provide the public with opportunities to talk with forest staff about local issues, district projects and forest plan revision.The open houses will have a flexible format allowing the public to come at any time during the specified hours and talk directly with Forest staff one-on-one. District rangers and members of the forest plan revision team will be present from 3 to 6 pm on each of the following days and locations:• Sept. 15, Nantahala Ranger District Office, 90 Sloan Road, Franklin• Sept. 22, Cheoah Ranger District Office, 1070 Massey Branch Road, Robbinsville• Sept. 27, Tusquitee Ranger District Office, 123 Woodland Dr, Murphy• Oct. 6, Grandfather Ranger District, 109 Lawing Dr, Nebo• Oct. 12, Pisgah Ranger District Office, 1600 Pisgah Hwy, Brevard• Oct. 13, Appalachian Ranger District Office, 632 Manor Rd, Mars Hill