Area Swimmers Successful At Chasestrong Challenge

first_img2018 Chasestrong Challenge swim invitational held at Indian Creek High School in Trafalgar, IN on Saturday January 6. 10 teams competed from local areas to Indianapolis area. The East Central Swim Team team had 26 swimmers competing. Of those 26, 11 finish in the top 8 in their age group.This invitational takes the top 8 fastest times in 5 events. “Pentathlon” award for each age group. All swimmers competing in this challenge must swim all 5 events. Butterfly, backstroke, Breaststroke, freestyle and an IM (individual medley)therefore places were based on total time in all 5 events.Here are their places and age group:  Ray Krider (13 and up) 7th place; Reagan Reaney (9-10) 1st place; Tara Hall (11-12) 5th place; Kaden Cummins (11-12) 4th place; Santiago Schutte (9-10) 2nd place; Aubrey Poppen (9-10) 7th place; Riley Reaney (9-10) 5th place; Nash King (9-10) 4th place; Alejandra Schutte (8 and under) 4th; Sierra Hall (8 and under) 5th; Cora Miller (8 and under) 8th.Also Santiago Schutte made a huge accomplishment on Saturday, he made two state cut times (50 freestyle and the 50 Breaststroke) which he will be competing in the 2018 Indiana Short Course State Swim meet in Indianapolis.Again this is a big deal for swimmers. You are swimming with the best swimmers  in Indiana at 9-10 years old).Courtesy of Marisol Schutte.last_img read more

Bayern Munich thrash Schalke 8-0 in historic Bundesliga start

first_img Promoted Content10 Of The Worst Celebrity Dads In Hollywood5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Drone10 Phones That Can Easily Fit In The Smallest PocketBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made20+ Albino Animals That Are Very Rare And UniqueHere Are The Best Movies Since 1982 You Should Definitely See6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually True7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better10 Hyper-Realistic 3D Street Art By Odeith The result is the highest win for an opening game of a new Bundesliga season. Germany winger Leroy Sane scored on his Bayern debut while Leon Goretzka, Thomas Mueller and Robert Lewandowksi also netted for the all-conquering European champions.Advertisement Loading… Read Also: Liverpool complete signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern England junior international Jamal Musiala, 17, became Bayern’s youngest goal-scorer in the Bundesliga when he came on to grab their eighth. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as holders Bayern Munich romped to a record 8-0 rout of Schalke on Friday night in the opening game of the 2020/21 Bundesliga season behind closed doors.last_img read more

Wanang Conservation of Madang receives UN award

first_imgThe Equator Prize is organised by the Equator Initiatives within the United Nations Development Program and is awarded biennially to recognise outstanding community effort to reduce poverty through the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.UNDP Resident Representative Roy Trivedy who officially presented the award to Wanang Conservation community in Divine Word University this week praised the work of Wanang Conservation in promoting and conserving the environment. Present also to witness the ceremony was Conservation Environment Protection Authority (CEPA) Manager for Terrestrial Ecosystems James Sabi, Madang provincial Administrator Daniel Aloi, Member for Usino-Bundi Anton Yagama and representative from WWF and Binatang Research Centre.“This Equator prize award is partly being supported by the government of Norway and Equator Initiatives and the reason is to provide the global platform to recognise the outstanding work that is happening in community level to protect biodiversity, forest and  natural environment,”“The Wanang society is joining the very unique group, because there are 1,461 application for this award for more than 126 countries and it is not an award that is given lightly it is an outstanding award that is given to incredible work you are doing to protect and conserve your forest to help the local community and also the world,” Trivedy said.He said the award was presented to the Wanang Conservation representative during in UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris last year which the PNG Government is part of the agreement.Trivedy said the Wanang Conservation has put Madang and PNG in the spot light in environment and conservation work thus adding more emphasis on the Government and the local people to take more actions to protect the forest and environment.“Your are setting an example to the whole world, you develop your world in response to commercial logging,”“The Wanang Conservation area is an alliance, it brings together 10 indigenous forest dwelling clans that together 10,000 hectares of forest,” he said.He said Wanang was unique because the Wanang maintains the forest dynamic s cloth where you have planted 280,000 native species of plants to study the responses to changing in climatic conditions.Trivedy added that other unique thing is that Wanang combine Research and action which not many projects do that- the link between people conservation, community level work and the link with Binatang Research.He said the beauty of the work of Wanang is they managed to combine the appliance of science to protect, conserve and help people which have become an initiative for the community driven conservation and development in our country and in the world.last_img read more