first_imgDo you owe back state taxes? The Vermont Tax Amnesty Program, or VTAP, offers a rare opportunity to pay those taxes and have the late payment penalty waived. The last amnesty program for Vermont taxes ran in 1990. We understand in this current economic climate, many otherwise compliant taxpayers may have fallen behind in their payments. Since late payment penalties can be up to 25% of the tax amount, this could be a significant savings for some people and help them settle up their tax obligations, said Acting Commissioner of Taxes Ellen Tofferi.From July 20 to August 31, 2009, people can pay the tax, interest and applicable fees and have the late payment penalty forgiven. Payment must be by check or in cash and VTAP applies to the taxes administered by the Vermont Department of Taxes.The Vermont Department of Taxes identified tax bills eligible for amnesty reduction and sent notification to the individuals. However, even if you did not receive a letter, you may still be eligible for VTAP and should contact the Vermont Department of Taxes.A special VTAP web site is available at www.vermonttaxamnesty.com(link is external) and provides contact information, a list of tax bill types eligible for amnesty, links to tax returns that may be needed as well as questions and answers on the provisions of VTAP. Information is also available by calling 802-828-2821.Source: Vermont Department of Taxes. July 16, 2009last_img read more

first_imgBy Julieta Pelcastre/Diálogo March 19, 2018 Mexico and Guatemala conduct routine combined land, air, and maritime surveillance operations against transnational organized criminal organizations. Thanks to this coordinated effort, the Mexican Department of the Navy (SEMAR, in Spanish) managed to seize close to a ton of cocaine off the coast of Chiapas. “The Mexican Navy secured 38 packages of cocaine off the coast of Puerto Chiapas, Chiapas, just a few kilometers from the Guatemalan border,” SEMAR reported in a press release. Drugs recovered, SEMAR indicated, weighed 910 kilograms. Information exchange and cooperation The operation was conducted through fieldwork and information exchanges between both countries. The Guatemalan Navy tracked a suspect vessel from South America and alerted the Mexican Navy about its illegal entry into Mexican waters. “[The information] allowed us to place naval units in the area to locate the shipment, which a small vessel jettisoned when it noticed the authorities,” Vice Admiral Juan Randolfo Pardo Aguilar, commander of the Guatemalan Navy, told Diálogo. “The vessel was close to the maritime border between Guatemala and Mexico.” SEMAR’s 8th Naval Region ordered an operation that included air and surface units. “A combat aircraft was deployed on the mission and, while conducting maritime surveillance spotted an offending vessel that was dropping its cargo at sea, leaving it drifting 222 kilometers off the coast. The ocean patrol, with an onboard helicopter and a coastal patrol in the area, arrived on scene to secure the packages,” indicated the press release. The nylon sacks, strung together with a rope, were meant to be recovered by other boats to continue their illegal transit to distribution and consumption locations. Based on the vessel’s features and on information and analysis of the route it took, authorities presume it was headed to the shores of southern Guatemala or southern Mexico. According to SEMAR, “A method narcotrafficking groups use to transport drugs by sea from South America to the shores of Mexico is to leave drugs tied together and floating with a beacon [to electronically signal their precise geographical location]. Later, packets are picked up by narcotraffickers’ vessels.” Cocaine seizures in the Pacific are on the rise, according to Security, Justice and Peace, a nongovernmental organization based in Mexico. The NGO indicates that cocaine is placed on cargo ships of international shipping lines, or in fast boats with outboard motors, or is left floating off the coasts of Chiapas, Guerrero, Oaxaca, and Colima. Shipments vary in size from 70 kilograms to several tons. The United Nations International Narcotics Control Board indicates that 76 percent of the cocaine entering the United States from South America passes through Central America and Mexico. Information and cooperation According to SEMAR’s fifth 2016-2017 Progress Report, more than 14,300 counter-narcotrafficking operations were conducted in 2017, with an average of 3,150 service members participating each month. During the first months of 2018, the Mexican Navy seized 530 kilograms of cocaine in the ports of Guerrero and Colima. The Navy also seized 49 tons of drug precursors—chemicals used to manufacture synthetic drugs—in the Port of Manzanillo. Six people were arrested in those operations, including three foreigners. To step up the fight against drugs and stamp out activities of criminal groups, SEMAR coordinates high-impact operations with Mexican government agencies such as the Secretariat of National Defense, the Federal Police, the Office of the Attorney General, and several states across the country, including Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Michoacán, the State of Mexico, and Mexico City. The Navy also conducts coordinated operations with neighboring countries. “This information exchange [between Mexico and Guatemala] is essential to fight drug trafficking. We owe our success to the real-time exchange of information that allows us to make timely interceptions,” Vice Adm. Pardo said. “Relations between both naval forces were based on trust and combined operations, with positive results.” “The mechanism used by Mexico and Guatemala for cooperation among our naval forces falls within the framework of the Board of Military Commanders for the Guatemala-Mexico Border Area, and good communication between the commands of the Guatemalan Navy and the Mexican Secretariat of the Navy,” Vice Adm. Pardo concluded. “We built trust and committed ourselves to cooperation to fight this transnational threat together.”last_img read more

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York The first Northern Bottlenose Whale sighting in New York State came this week when a 14-foot female found stranded on the shore in Long Beach was euthanized, marine biologists said.Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation experts found the whale to be suffering from an unknown ailment after a member of the public made the discovery at 10 p.m. Tuesday, the nonprofit group said.“The most humane course of action was euthanasia,” said Rachel Bosworth, a spokeswoman for the group.This is the eighth large whale to wash up in New York this year, five of which were humpback whales. Northern Bottlenose Whales have previously been stranded in New Jersey.Due to the rarity of the case, experts collected samples and the organs Wednesday and took the remains back to the foundation’s facility, where they will conduct a thorough exam, Bosworth said.A necropsy revealed that the whale was suffering from renal failure. Biologists found parasites that led to abscesses and tissue necrosis in the kidneys, which supports the reason for the stranding, the group said. The parasites are being sent out for species identification.Northern Bottlenose Whales, the largest of the beaked whale family, can reach lengths of 32 feet as adults and weigh up to 17,000 pounds, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. They prefer cold, deep, temperate to sub-arctic oceanic waters usually deeper than 6,500 feet.The Riverhead Foundation asks that the public report sightings to 631-369-9840 or email images to sightings@riverheadfoundation.org.last_img read more

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Raising people’s level of positivity creates a ‘happiness advantage.’by: Jeffrey DeWolf“When I’m worried and I can’t sleep, I count my blessings instead of sheep… and I fall asleep, counting my blessings.”Can you hear the smooth baritone voice of Bing Crosby singing those lyrics? (If you can’t, do yourself a favor and add the watching of Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” to your holiday tradition list.)It’s about happinessUpon hearing about my interest in the construct of “Job Happiness,” a friend recommended a short video by Shawn Achor called The Happiness Advantage. (I was viewer #589,082 so it must be good.)At minute 10 in that video he says:“If you can raise somebody’s level of positivity in the present, then their brain experiences what we now call a happiness advantage.“Which is: your brain at positive, performs significantly better than it does at negative, neutral, or stressed. Your intelligence rises, your creativity rises, your energy levels rise. In fact we found that every single business outcome improves. Your brain at positive is 31% more productive than your brain at negative, neutral or stressed.” (Emphasis mine.) continue reading »last_img read more

first_imgBelieve it or not, you might, if you focus on operational excellenceHumans are lazy thinkers. Although the brain comprises only about 2.5 percent of our body weight, it generally uses 20 percent of the body’s energy. That’s why the human learning machine prefers to operate in a low gear—on autopilot—as much as possible: It’s a conservation thing. As Nobel laureate and behavioral economist Daniel Kahneman puts it, “Laziness is built deep into our nature.”So (your slothful brain is probably thinking) what’s wrong with that? Well, according to Edward Hess, the big problem is that business has taken the “laziness model”—aka operational excellence—as far as it can go.“The lazy brain is why the operational excellence model—in which companies fight for dominance by being faster, better, and cheaper—rose to dominance in the first place,” says Hess, a professor at the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business and author of the new book Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization (Columbia Business School Publishing, 2014, ISBN: 978-0-231-17024-6, $29.95, www.EDHLTD.com). “We take what we already know, replicate it, improve it, and repeat. It is much easier than thinking innovatively.“Unfortunately, many of the jobs this model creates can now be done by machines,” he adds. “Today, the only real competitive advantage is an ability to learn and innovate. That’s it. And if your business is set up on the old model, it just doesn’t lend itself to learning and innovating.” continue reading » 9SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

first_imgThe hotel group Arena Hospitality has signed an agreement with Zagrebačka banka on a loan of EUR 64 million and an accompanying mortgage agreement, which will refinance all existing loans with that bank, as well as three loans from the Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development (HBOR). Thursday from that group, writes Poslovni dnevnik.Arena Hospitality Group previously announced that in the first nine months of this year they generated HRK 643 million in total revenues or almost 52 percent more than in the same period last year, while EBITDA amounted to HRK 240,8 million or 43,2 percent more than in the same period last year. . “Refinancing of loans will be on equal and more favorable terms, and the transaction is the result of successful operations of Arena Hospitality Group, orderly fulfillment of obligations to the lender and it is a continuation of many years of excellent cooperation with the lender”, They point out in the announcement from the Arena.They attributed such results to a record tourist year in Croatia and the growth of business in Germany and Hungary, where they have hotels they manage, with the group’s total revenue in Croatia in the first nine months of this year rising 10,3 percent to 467,8 million kuna, while operations in Germany and Hungary showed an increase in revenue of 29,1 percent, to HRK 167,8 million.ARENA’S PUBLIC OFFER OF SHARES IS THE FIRST PUBLIC OFFER OF THE CROATIAN HOTEL COMPANY AND THE LARGEST COLLECTION OF FUNDS OF A CROATIAN COMPANY AFTER 2007.Arena Hospitality Group dd (former Pula Arenaturist) has successfully completed the first IPO in tourism, ie completed the process of public offering of its shares.The majority owner of the Arena is PPHE Hotel Group Limited, and the Arena Hospitality Group was formed in 2008 by merging through several transactions and management contracts of the Pula hotel company Arenaturist with Park Plaza in Europe or PPHE Hotel Group, after which Arenaturist shares were transferred from regular in the official market of the Zagreb Stock Exchange with the aim of greater transparency and strengthening the company’s profile among investors, and in March this year the General Assembly approved the change of the company’s name to Arena Hospitality Group.Shortly afterwards, at the end of April this year, arranged by Zagrebačka banka and Interkapital, they published a prospectus of the issue with a public offering of up to two million new shares, and in their announcements they pointed out that they expected 80 to 100 million euros. In mid-May, at the presentation of the public offer, they announced that they plan to add money from the loan, which would be a total of 200 to 250 million euros, as well as that they plan to invest about 100 million euros in Croatia or in improving facilities, services. online sales channels, human resources and more at Arenaturist.Source: Business diaryRelated news:ARENATURIST CHANGES NAME TO ARENA HOSPITALITY GROUPARENATURIST POSITIONED AS A LEADER IN THE APPLICATION OF NEW AND MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES IN TOURISMARENATURIST OPENS GOLF COURSE ON VERUDELA&amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;gt;&amp;lt;br /&amp;gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br />
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first_imgVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:44Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:44 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p288p288p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow to bid at auction for your dream home? 01:45HER name means beauty and radiance, and this period home in prestigious Hamilton has aged gracefully.Named Evelyn, the circa 1930s residence at 79 Windermere Road was bought by Amita and Mark Riksen in 2016, but with their son now studying in the US, and their daughter soon to follow suit, it is time to follow their childrens dreams. “We had been living in Brisbane since 2010 and when we found out we would be here for longer, we decided it was time to buy a home for the children,” Mr Riksen said.“We called this one the Hansel and Gretel house. “It just looked like it was made from cookies and marzipan, like something straight out of a childrens book.” The back of the house has been extendedMr Riksen said his favourite space was the kitchen, describing it as the place “we cooked, we ate, we talked, as a family”.“It truly was the heart of the house,” he said. “We watched our kids grow up but our little people are not so little anymore, they are leaving, so it is time for someone else to enjoy it. The master bedroom has plenty of room. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus15 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market15 hours ago The stylish kitchen. Split over two levels, four bedrooms including the master suite with ensuite and walk-in-robe occupy the upper level of the residence. On the ground floor, the traditional features continue as you enter the house, with a hallway dominated by polished timber floors, a timber staircase and chandelier. Traditional features blend with the latest mod cons.The couple, who both work in the oil and gas sector, said they were drawn to the age and history of the house, plus the modern renovations that have already been completed. Off this hallway is a study and a formal lounge with period ceilings, lead light sliding doors, feature chandeliers and a fireplace. Adjoining the formal lounge is a formal dining room, which has French doors opening on to an alfresco terrace with sandstone flooring. AUCTION Rugby star Quade Cooper and model Laura Dundovic list Brisbane love nest Moving towards the back of the house, there is an open plan kitchen with custom shaker-style cabinetry, Calacutta marble bench space, period tap ware and large butler’s pantry. This kitchen/dining space opens in to a family living room with vaulted ceilings, parquetry flooring and stacker doors that lead out on to a veranda that overlooks the pool. The ‘Hansel and Gretel’ home. Mr Riksen they got “the best of both worlds” — a traditional home with the latest mod cons.A grand portico entrance, soaring red brick chimney, period shutters and established manicured gardens add to the street appeal of the house, which sits on a 809sq m north-facing block. “They are mixed feelings (about selling) but we can look back on some really great memories in this house, in Hamilton, and in Brisbane.”The property is listed with Grace & Keenan and will go under the hammer 3pm on December 1. AUCTION Kelvin Grove art deco home owned by luxury hotel fit-out experts hits the market Plenty of storage, too.last_img read more

first_imgLiteSite News 7 January 2016A massive analysis spanning seven countries has found that people who view pornography are more likely to be physically or verbally aggressive than those who do not.Those who report that they watch porn are more likely to rape, sexually harass, or use threats and intimidation to “obtain sex” than those who do not, the study found.“Consumption of pornography was associated with an increased likelihood of committing actual acts of sexual aggression,” according to the report, which was published in the Journal of Communication on December 29.Researchers from Indiana University and the University of Hawaii at Manoa performed a meta-analysis of 22 studies from around the globe.“The accumulated data leave little doubt that, on the average, individuals who consume pornography more frequently are more likely to hold attitudes conducive to sexual aggression and engage in actual acts of sexual aggression than individuals who do not consume pornography or who consume pornography less frequently,” they wrote.Significantly, they found that it made no difference whether the porn consumer was male or female – and whether the content was viewed on the internet or another medium.They found that, while “associations were stronger for verbal than physical sexual aggression,” both “were significant.”READ MORE: https://www.lifesitenews.com/mobile/news/pornography-viewers-more-likely-to-be-sexually-aggressive-study-findsKeep up with family issues in NZ. Receive our weekly emails direct to your Inbox.last_img read more

first_img Share 52 Views   no discussions Tweet FaithInternationalLifestylePrint Pope Francis mulls opening door to female deacons in church by: Associated Free Press – May 12, 2016 Sharecenter_img Share Pope Francis (Photo: AFP)VATICAN CITY, Holy See (AFP) — Pope Francis said Thursday he is prepared to set up a commission to study the possibility of women entering the Catholic clergy at the rank of deacon, one below a priest.Francis made the remarks in exchanges with female members of religious orders during a meeting at the Vatican, according to reporters who were present.His spokesman said he could not immediately confirm the pontiff’s exact remarks, which could have far-reaching implications.In the exchanges, Francis said he had discussed the use of female deacons in the early centuries of the church but was not clear as to their exact role and status.“Constitute an official commission that might study the question?” the pontiff asked aloud, according to the National Catholic Reporter and Italian news agencies.“I believe yes. It would do good for the church to clarify this point. I am in agreement. I will speak (in favour of doing) something like this.”He later added: “It seems useful to me to have a commission that would clarify this.”Although deacons cannot celebrate mass they are ordained and can carry out many tasks in place of a priest, including presiding over baptisms and prayer services. They also often play a role in parish management and in offering pastoral guidance to believers.Church historians say women played this role in the first centuries of the Church, but the practice died out and calls for women to be allowed to become priests were categorically rejected by Pope John Paul II in 1994.Francis’s remarks appeared to have caught Vatican officials off-guard.“I cannot confirm anything, until the full transcript of the conversation is published,” his spokesman said. “These were off-the-cuff remarks.” Sharing is caring!last_img read more

first_imgFranklin County High School Boys Varsity Tennis falls to Greensburg High School 4-1.#1 Singles Jack Stirn 6-1, 6-3 vs. Brett Stringer#2 Singles Brant Ertel 1-6, 1-6 vs. Isaac Tebbe#3 Singles Nick Wendel 0-6, 0-6 vs. Karson Scheidler#1 Doubles Lonnie Schwartz & Will Wade 3-6, 3-6 vs. Sam Bower & Abe Tebbe#2 Doubles Landen Wuestefeld & Tanner Weartz 0-6, 1-6 vs. Bryce Stringer & Drew Messer.Courtesy of Wildcats Coach Dylan Little.The Batesville Lady Bulldogs defeated the Greensburg Pirates and the Lawrenceburg Lady Tigers at Hidden Valley Golf Course by a score of 183 to Lawrenceburg 198 and Greensburg 202.Emma Weiler led the Lady Bulldogs with a 37. Other Batesville scores were Josie Meyer 43 Rhea Miller 49 Madelyn Pohlman 54. Chloe Murphy 55 Tori Harpring 56.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Tom Meyer.The BMS 7th Grade Volleyball Team earned their third straight victory over Milan by the scores; 25-13, 25-22.Ava Walsman started the game with an impressive 18 consecutive service points including 5 aces. She added 8 more points including 2 aces in the second set to lead the team to victory. Grace Walter stayed aggressive in the front line earning 4 kills, but more importantly, hit with great accuracy on many set and overpassed balls throughout the match. Jade Martin and Walsman each had a kill. Reesa Zimmerman made many hustle plays to keep the ball alive in key moments. Way to go, ladies! We are proud of your efforts!Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Shelly Prickel.The BMS 8th grade volleyball team had a solid win against Milan 25-11, 25-12.The team was strong from the service line. Molly Meer had  11 points; including 7 aces. Sophie Gesell earned 10 points. Aly Peters added 8 points while Ava Powner contributed 5 points and Addison Westrick had 3 points. The setters of Sophie Gesell and Ava Powner continue to set the ball up for the hitters. Aly Peters had 2 strong kills and a tip for a kill. Lydia Haskamp & Annie Negovetich had 2 kills. And Kate Bauer chipped in 1 kill. The team is 5-2.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Angie Ehrman.SDMS is 3-0 after traveling to Connersville on Thursday to face the Spartans and coming away with two victories.  SDMS Girls won 155-37.  SDMS Boys won 147-43. Individual winners include Riley Shumate – 100 IM, 100 Free; Brogan Wilson – 100 IM; Reagan Reany – 50 Free; Kyle Goodwin – 50 Free, 100 Breaststroke; Bree Cleary – 1 meter diving; Logan Burbrink – 1 meter diving; Aubree Popen – 50 Fly; Issac Quick – 50 Fly, 400 Free; Kennedy Shuler – 100 Free; Riley Reany – 400 Free; Elle Jankovsky – 100; Backstroke; Emmit Trent – 100 Backstroke; and Audrey Bumgardner – 100 Breaststroke.  SDMS won all 4 relays. Failed to fetch Error: URL to the PDF file must be on exactly the same domain as the current web page. Click here for more infoSDMS has the next week off but travels Monday the 21st to Centerville to face the Bulldogs.  Go AquaTrojans!!  Courtesy of Trojans Coach Brandon Loveless. North Decatur High School Girls Varsity Golf beat Oldenburg Academy 244-999.The Lady Chargers Girls Golf team competed against Oldenburg Academy at North Branch (Meadow). While Oldenburg did not have enough players to post a team score, Emerald Simmonds tied with Kenda Sieg for individual low scorer with both shooting a 55. This was also Kenda’s personal best.ND Individual Scores: Katy Kinker 60, Laronda Schwartz 58, Kenda Sieg 55, and Rilie Sieg 71.Courtesy of Chargers Coach Madeline Childress.      The Lady Bulldogs lost 5-nil to Columbus East. It was a rough game in all, giving up 26 shots to our opponents.   Olive Cerniglia (Senior) Kept out 15 shots while tending goal.   Courtesy of Caleb Sucietto. Franklin County Girls Freshman Volleyball beat South Dearborn/Rushville 2-0.FC Freshman volleyball hosted EIAC Rushville and South Dearborn teams. We beat Rushville in 2 sets, 25-13 and 25-21. Kristen Ison had 9 ace serves and 5 assists. Kensee Ferman had 2 kills and 1 assist. Sophie Garrett had 2 kills. Veronica Reeves had 4 kills, 1 ace serve, and 1 dig. Daphne Stokes had 2 kills and 1 block. Piper Twiggs had 1 ace serve. We sat next game while Rushville played South Dearborn.Then, we played South Dearborn and won in 3 sets, 16-25, 25-21 and 15-12. Kristen Ison had 3 ace serves and 5 assists. Kensee Ferman had 3 kills, 2 ace serves, and 1 assist. Sophie Garrett had 1 kill. Veronica Reeves had 1 kill, 3 ace serves, and 1 assist. Daphne Stokes had 3 kills and 1 ace serve. Chloe Clark had 1 kill.Freshman/JV/Varsity travel to South Dearborn Tuesday, Sept. 15th. Game starts at 5 pm.Courtesy of Wildcats Coach Jill Mergenthal.    Batesville Varsity Tennis defeated Columbus East 4-1 on Thursday.Lleyton Ratcliffe and Jaden Smith won at #1 and #3 singles while Cael Rahe played a great 3-set match but came up short at #2 singles. Sam Voegle/Max Giesting & Jackson Tracy/Hank Ritter both picked up doubles wins.  In JV, Batesville won 5-0. Lyle Oesterling, Cole Pride, and Chase Schwegman won in singles along with doubles wins from Alec Bunselmeier/Sam Johnson and Jackson Wanstrath/Landon Oldham. Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Mike McKinney.  Jac-Cen-Del High School Varsity Volleyball falls to Southwestern-Hanover 19-25, 25-16, 25-16, 17-25, 15-12.  Eagles Coach Cat Schmeltz Comments.‘We continue to put together some great volleyball. Our serve receive has been solid all year and our aggressive serving has helped win us some sets. We need to continue to work on staying focused throughout the match in order to come out with some wins.’Serving. Aundrea Cullen 17/19– 89.5%–3 aces; Emma Newhart 18/19–100%–2 aces; and Katelyn Wagner 14/14–100%–2 aces. Serve Receive. Shaylee Volz 25/26–1.46 rtg; Aundrea Cullen 22/28–1.50 rtg; McKenzy Gray 15/19–1.11rtg; and Emma Newhart 10/11–1.27 rtg. Hitting. Emma Newhart 34/38–7 kills–+0.079%; Shaylee Volz 23/28–6 kills–+0.036%; McKenzy Gray 19/22–6 kills–+0.0136%; and Desiree Sparks 20/22–5 kills–+0.0136%.Blocking. McKenzy Gray—4; Desiree Sparks—3; Julia Meyer—3. Setting. Emma Newhart– 63/64–13 assist; Katelyn Wagner– 49/50–8 assist; and Aundrea Cullen– 30/30–3 assist.  Digs. Shaylee Volz—37; Aundrea Cullen—20; and Emma Newhart—18. Jac-Cen-Del Boys Varsity Soccer beat Rising Sun 5-0.This was a very important game for us on our schedule. If we won we would go 5 points up in the conference race, but if we lost we would be down 1 point and still have to go to Rising Sun and play.The boys came out ready to play tonight and we were able to score 2 goals in the first 3 minutes. That really set the tone for the game, we were able to play much more relaxed with a 2 goal lead. I think this is probably the best 80 minutes of soccer we have played this season.Rising Sun has a couple of very talented offensive players that are capable of scoring a lot of goals. I felt out defense did a great job of keeping them contained in this game.JCD Goals. Jacob Jines – 2 and Yuki Yamashita – 2. Assists. Morgan Sutton -1; Jacob Jines – 1; Ryan Wilson – 1; and Jordan Meyer – 1.Courtesy of Eagles Coach Derek Jones.last_img read more