Southland Softball Season Starts Thursday

first_imgMcNeese and 2017 Southland Coach of the Year James Landreneau, who were unanimously tabbed to win the Southland for the second consecutive season, welcome former head coach Joanna Hardin and her Virginia Caviler squad to begin the 2018 Cowgirl Classic on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Houston Baptist will also compete in the tournament.Sam Houston State competes against Texas State at 6 p.m. in San Marcos, Texas, while Lamar will try its luck in getting games in at the Sand Dollar Classic, beginning its tournament play at 7 p.m. against Virginia Tech. Southeastern Louisiana’s host tournament, the Lion Classic I, has been cancelled, so the Lions and Nicholls will start their season next week. The remaining five league teams – Abilene Christian, HBU, UIW, Northwestern State and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi – will get their season started Friday.For the first time in 30 years, eight teams will compete at the Southland Conference Softball Tournament. McNeese will host the 2018 tournament May 8-11 at Cowgirl Diamond.McNeese Cowgirls – Preseason Ranking: 1 – 2017 Record/Place: 43-18 (24-3 SLC), 1stMcNeese heads into the 2018 campaign with high expectations of becoming the first Southland program to capture seven regular season titles. The Cowgirls are tied with former Southland member Texas State for the most championships. They will look to three-time Southland Player of the Year Erika Piancastelli and junior outfielder Justyce McClain along with the other four McNeese preseason all-conference selections to help lead the team to the NCAA Regionals for a third consecutive season. The well-rounded club led the Southland a season ago in batting average (.296), slugging percentage (.460), on base percentage (.399), runs scored (368), hits (471), runs batted in (325), doubles (85), home runs (52), total bases (732), walks (229) and in league action led all teams with a 1.41 ERA and allowed just 55 runs.First game – Thursday vs. Virginia at 5:30 p.m. CT – Lake Charles, La. (Cowgirl Classic hosted by McNeese)Abilene Christian Wildcats – Preseason Ranking: T2 – 2017 Record/Place: 33-22 (20-7), 2ndIt’s a big season for head coach Bobby Reeves and his team as Abilene Christian enters its first season eligible for Southland and NCAA postseason play since completing its transition Division I. The Wildcats return 12 players from last year’s roster, including three-time all-conference shortstop Peyton Hedrick and preseason all-conference first team selections second baseman Holly Neese and pitcher Hannah Null. ACU boasted the best ERA in overall games at 2.36 in 2017 and limited opposing teams to a league-best .210 batting average. In Southland games, the Wildcats led the league in hits (232) and were second in batting average (.309), slugging percentage (.451), on base percentage (.382), runs scored (147), runs batted in (132) and home runs (132).First game – Friday vs. Seton Hall at 11:30 a.m. – San Antonio, Texas (UTSA Softball Classic hosted by UTSA)Nicholls Colonels: Preseason Ranking: T2 – 2017 Record/Place: 37-20 (19-8), 3rdFollowing a trip to the Southland Conference Tournament championship, Nicholls comes into 2018 with five preseason all-conference selections, including first team members junior first baseman Kasey Frederick and pitcher Megan Landry and sophomore outfielder Samantha Mracich. In conference action last season, the Colonels had the second best batting average (.286) and were third in slugging percentage (.375). Nicholls also ranked second in the conference for ERA (2.53) and opposing batting average (.226).First game – Feb. 16 vs. Appalachian State at 12 p.m. – Montgomery, Ala. (Black and Gold Tournament)Lamar Cardinals – Preseason Ranking: 4 – 2017 Record/Place: 33-31 (17-10 SLC), 4thLamar reached the National Invitational Softball Championship in 2017 and look to be another force in the Southland in 2018, returning 13 letter winners, including three preseason all-conference second team selections: senior pitcher Laura Napoli, senior outfielder Corina Thornton and junior second baseman Kelly Meeuwsen. The Cardinals had the second-best overall on base percentage (.372) and were even better in league action (.379). Head coach Holly Bruder saw her bullpen strikeout the most batters looking in conference games (39 along with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi) and had a third-best ERA of 2.41. LU will face four “Power Five” members in its opening tournament: Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech, No. 11 Alabama and Ole Miss.First game – Thursday vs. Virginia Tech at 7 p.m. – Gulf Shores, Ala. (Sand Dollar Classic)Central Arkansas Bears – Preseason Ranking: 5 – 2017 Record/Place: 26-34 (14-13 SLC), T5thCentral Arkansas was going to open its 2018 campaign at the Sand Dollar Classic with Lamar, facing No. 11 Alabama, Virginia Tech, Florida A&M and Penn State, but weather forced the team to enter the ULM Mardi Gras Classic this weekend. The Bears return one all-conference member from a season ago in freshman designated player Cylla Hill. The now-sophomore was one of just four freshmen honored with all-Southland recognition in 2017 after hitting .250 and slugging .355, reaching base at a .317 clip. Head coach David Kuhn’s biggest gap to fill will be in the circle after the graduation of Kayla Gomness, who started all four games for UCA in the 2017 Southland Tournament that saw the Bears fall just short of making the championship.First game – Thursday vs. UT Martin at 2 p.m.  – Monroe, La. (ULM Mardi Gras Classic hosted by UL<)Northwestern State Lady Demons – Preseason Ranking: 6 – 2017 Record/Place: 23-33 (12-15 SLC), T7thNorthwestern State could likely field seven underclassmen in the eight field positions in its opening weekend series at Baylor. Head coach Donald Pickett, who enters his 10th season at the helm, has a young squad in 2018 but pairs that with a veteran pitching staff in senior pitcher Michaela Bouvier and junior Mikayla Brown. He also returns senior outfielder Sidney Salmans who was voted onto the preseason all-conference team.First game – Friday vs. Baylor at 6 p.m. (DH) - Waco, TexasSam Houston State Bearkats – Preseason Ranking: 7 – 2017 Record/Place: 24-27 (14-13 SLC), T-5thHead coach Bob Brock enters his 17th and final season in charge of Sam Houston State. The all-time winningest coach in program history announced his retirement earlier this week. He brings back 12 players from 2017, including preseason second team all-conference selection Lindsey McLeod. The junior pitcher from Austin ranked second in the Southland last year for opponents’ batting average (.206), striking out 110 batters along the way.  First game – Thursday vs. Texas State at 6 p.m. – San Marcos, Texas (Bobcat Classic hosted by Texas State)Southeastern Louisiana Lions – Preseason Ranking: T8 – 2017 Record/Place: 26-29 (12-15 SLC), T7thSoutheastern Louisiana senior outfielders Kinsey Nichols and Mahaila Gibson each earned preseason honors heading into 2018. Nichols was second in the league for batting average (.393) and on-base percentage (.489) in 2017. Gibson won Newcomer of the Year last season after posting a .317 batting average in her first season as a Lion. Southeastern ranked first for stolen bases in 2017 with 162. The Lions also return all but one pitcher from last year, including seniors Lacey Hill and Rachel Hayes.First game – Feb. 13 vs. Louisiana Tech at 5 p.m. - Hammond, La.Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks – Preseason Ranking: T8 – 2017 Record/Place: 17-33 (9-15 SLC), 9thSecond-year head coach Nicole Dickson is the first Southland team to take the diamond in 2018. Dickson returns nine letter winners from a season ago and welcomes 11 newcomers, including six transfers. Senior catcher Amber Landry, a preseason all-conference first team automatic selection, looks to build off a 2017 year that saw her own a .290 batting average in 145 at bats, registering 42 hits with 14 doing for extra bases along with five home runs.First game – Thursday vs. Grambling at 10 a.m. – Monroe, La. (ULM Mardi Gras Classic hosted by ULM)Houston Baptist Huskies – Preseason Ranking: 10 – 2017 Record/Place: 17-26 (8-19 SLC), 10thEight starters return to a Houston Baptist squad searching to make its first appearance in the Southland Conference Tournament since 2014. The Huskies lost just two letter winners from last season. They will open their season at the Cowgirl Classic, taking on Virginia, Southern and Tulsa and will not hit conference foe McNeese.  First game – Friday vs. Virginia at 1 p.m. – Lake Charles, La. (Cowgirl Classic hosted by McNeese)UIW Cardinals – Preseason Ranking: 11 – 2017 Record/Place: 13-40 (6-21 SLC), 11thThe Joe DiPietro era of UIW softball begins this weekend when the Cardinals head to Austin this weekend for the Texas Classic. They will open the tournament with a contest against Colorado State on Friday at 1:30 p.m. before facing the Longhorns at 4:30 p.m. on the Longhorn Network. UIW will face both teams again in the weekend and also take on Wisconsin on Saturday at 6 p.m.First game – Friday vs. Colorado State at 1:30 p.m. – Austin, Texas (Texas Classic hosted by Texas)Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders – Preseason Ranking: 12 – 2017 Record/Place: 12-36 (4-20 SLC), 12thSecond-year head coach Blake Miller opens the season at the UTSA Invitational, where his Islander squad will see Seton Hall, Southern Illinois, UTSA and even get a taste of Southland competition when the team faces Abilene Christian on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. With the graduation of ace pitcher Liz Carter, Miller will be in search early on to establish a presence in the circle. Carter led all Southland pitchers in batters struck out with 179.First game – Friday vs. Seton Hall at 2 p.m. – San Antonio, Texas (UTSA Invitational hosted by UTSA)Each game is listed in Central Time Week One NotesFRISCO, Texas – The 36th edition of Southland Conference softball begins with five Southland teams in action Thursday. Stephen F. Austin and Central Arkansas get the day started with a pair of games each at the ULM Mardi Gras Classic. The Ladyjacks take on Grambling at 10 a.m. CT in Monroe, La., and play UT Martin immediately after at noon. The Bears, who had to cancel their trip to the Sand Dollar Classic in Gulf Shores, Ala., this weekend due to weather, were able to enter the ULM tournament and play UT Martin at 2 p.m. followed by an 8 p.m. contest with North Texas.last_img read more

The eleven with the most goal in Europe: Theo, Achraf, Cazorla, Cristiano …

first_imgIn LaLiga, the leader is Santi Cazorla. The Spaniard has scored 8 goals in the League and four goals in the Copa del Rey and that he no longer plays as a midfielder. Of the 12 goals, seven have been from the penalty spot. Wylian Cyprien appears as Cazorla’s companion in this medulla. The pivot is a specialist from eleven meters and thus has already added up to 8 goals between the French Cup and Ligue 1.Extremes: Cristiano and MessiThe two most prolific scorers of the last decade who have managed, from the bands, to overshadow any nine. In recent weeks, Cristiano is more successful in the face of door than Messi. The Argentine has not seen the door in the last four games (Valencia, Levante, Betis and in the Cup against Athletic) although he has given five assists. Cristiano has been scoring ten straight games in Serie A. Altogether, 42 goals (19 of Messi by 23 of Cristiano). Two beasts of the goal.Forward: Robert LewandowskiErling Haaland has a total goal more than him but of his 36, 16 have been in the Austrian Bundesliga and Lewandowski wins the position since he still surpasses him in the two competitions they share: Bundesliga and Champions League.The Polish has only stayed at zero in five days of the 21 that leads the German League getting double or hat trick up to five times. In the Champions League he has scored a dozen goals in just five group stage matches and in the Cup, he goes to goal per game (three of three). Total: 35 goals in 30 games. In only thirty meetings this year, it already improves the data of ten of its 16 seasons as a professional. When one thinks of goal, the head always leads to nine, extremes with great scoring capacity such as Messi or Cristiano or mediapuntas. Also some central or mediocentro is dropped by the rival area although less often and with less success. But who are the top scorers in the major European leagues position by position?Goal: Ter StegenIt is not an error. Ter Stegen has not scored a goal so far this season but give two assists if they make him the goalkeeper who has participated in more goals in Spain, Italy, Germany, France and England. The German attended Suarez to make 0-1 against Getafe and Griezmann to get 1-0 against Mallorca. Accumulate the same assists in the League as Parejo, Bale, Muniain, Koke or Joaquin, among others. Determinant in both goals.Defense: Achraf, Hinteregger, Criscito and TheoTwo acquaintances of the Bernabéu band are facing a very productive year facing the door. Achraf is shining in the Champions League as a scorer where he adds four goals in the group stage plus two in the Bundesliga. His former teammate in Madrid, Theo Hernández, has achieved them in his League and of all colors, and remains the top scorer of Milan.Hinteregger, of the Eintracht in Frankfurt, is the most leading scorer in Europe with 7 goals and none with the ball stopped. Not so Criscito, his partner in this defense, who has scored six penalties so far this year with Genoa.Midfielders: Cazorla, Cyprien and Bruno FernandesAmong the three midfielders of this eleven add more than thirty goals in just half a season. Bruno Fernandes is the one that accumulates the most but has not yet managed to do any in the Premier League. 15 goals and 14 assists between Portugal and the Europa League. A total of 29 goals generated for the new signing of Manchester United. In his position and doing all season in Italy Josep Ilicic (14 goals in Atalanta) and Joao Pedro (15 goals in Cagliari) also stand out.last_img read more

Garin will play the Rio final!

first_imgAfter the finish of the first set it started to rain barely, and after a dialog between Garin, Coric and the umpire, they determined to proceed taking part in. Nonetheless, the interruption turned inevitable when the duel was 4-4, and all the things was reagendado for Sunday.On the restart, Garin saved a few break factors, as did Coric, who saved a match level in the tenth sport. In fact, he couldn’t repeat the similar in the twelfth sport, when Garin lastly broke and took the sport.Garin’s opponent in the last will be the winner of the duel between Gianluca Mager and Attila Balázs, from 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. Cristian Garin gained Borna Coric 6-Four and 7-5 in a rugged duel that had a number of interruptions, and at last the Chilean might take a couple of minutes.The duel started to be performed on Saturday with greater than 5 hours late because of the rain, which had greater than six reprogramming because of the intense rain, and the day that might start at 5:00 p.m., started after 10:30 p.m.The Chilean started with an adversarial panorama, since in the first sport of the sport the Croatian received a break, which Garin instantly reversed in the subsequent sport. After one other pair of mutual breaks, the nationwide took benefit with a brand new break to take the first set.last_img read more

Robertson, from super cashier to win the Champions League

first_imgThe Scot grew up in Glasgow and plays in Liverpool, both working cities, and this way of thinking overturns his game on the grass. Do not spare a career, not a drop of work. “Forget the money and everything else. I play football every day. It’s my dream job. If they paid me the same salary that a supermarket employee wouldn’t bother me,” he says. Just being able to touch the ball every day makes Robertson happy with his origins and current privileges. Normality in a dream life that begins to fill with titles. Robertson: “I am ashamed of my incident with Messi” Andy Robertson takes the left band of the European and World champion with the normality of the worker who takes his car or public transport to go to his workplace. “I play football, dodge the sun and put centers.” This is described in his Instagram the Scotsman where he does not boast sports or jewelry, just some good Nike tracksuit, the brand that sponsors him.These things are not going for the Scotsman. His dream was to become a footballer but money, even if it solves him, does not fill him. This is recognized in an interview with Daily Mail. “Money doesn’t make me happy, but since I was three or four I wanted to be a footballer. That was my dream in life,” he acknowledges. And Andy Robertson knows what it is to win the euros like any boy in Glasgow. When he was younger, the Scotsman spent a season as a cashier in the British supermarket chain Marks and Spencer. “Too short to stack things on the shelves,” he acknowledges. But the perfect physique to be the side of Klopp.The side dreamed of football and got his dream but, if he had to stay in the box, he says, he would be just as happy. “To say that leaving the Marks and Spencer box was a fairy tale seemed disrespectful to the thousands of people who work there. They are normal lives and you can live well working there. What if I am happier playing than in Marks & Spencer? Sure, but if that had been my life I would be the same person I am today. Money does not give me happiness “, it states.center_img In last year’s tie against Barcelona, ​​Liverpool’s side pushed Messi after a clash, an action he regrets: “I remember that moment with shame. I don’t like to see it. That day nothing and nobody stood before us, we created that atmosphere of comeback, there was a lot of intensity and … But do that to the best in the world, has no explanation. I have nothing but respect for him and Barcelona, ​​but we entered that game with the intention of climbing 3-0 down, we needed a miracle, we needed something special and if that little action slowed or conditioned the best player in the world playing … “, recognize.last_img read more

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DANIEL IN SHOWDOWN WITH FELLOW STRICTLY CONTESTANTS!

first_img‘You put your right leg in…..’ Daniel gets into rehearsals yesterday.There’s no going back for Daniel now!Donegal’s musical ambassador Daniel O’Donnell last week revealed how he is taking part in the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.And if you still don’t believe him, then here’s the proof. Daniel is pictured in rehearsals with Peter Andre and Iwan Thomas and we think he can take them.Team Daniel all the way!DANIEL IN SHOWDOWN WITH FELLOW STRICTLY CONTESTANTS! was last modified: August 28th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BBCdaniel o’donnelldonegalStrictly Come Dancinglast_img read more

Churchill soldier completes a different kind of mission – the Leaving Cert!

first_imgDonegal ETB are now recruiting for a range of courses, including Leaving Certificate for Adults, starting in September 2017.Donegal Daily talked to Churchill native James McLaughlin, who is a Paramedic with the Irish Defence Forces who passed his exams with flying colours.James set himself two major life goals for 2017 and has achieved both physical and educational goals just halfway through this year. In March he completed the 250km endurance race ‘The Race’ and in June he tackled a different kind of endurance test – the Leaving Certificate.James and his wife Eileen, who cycled from Mizen Head to Malin Head in 2015 to raise money for the Good and New Cancer Bus. In 2013 they did a tandem cycle from Churchill to Spain for the same cause.James left school at the age of 16 and did a training course before working at the former Courtaulds factory in Letterkenny. He joined the army on December 1st 1981.The Leaving Cert that he never had was something that was always at the back of his mind, James said. After 36 years of service in the army he decided to seize an opportunity to build on his skills and began a VTOS programme with the Donegal ETB.James had an eye-opening experience of the Leaving Cert and exam pressures. He loved the learning experience and unique classroom of adult learners. The programme is set with six subjects: English, Maths, History, Business, Geography and Biology.On Wednesday last, James was delighted to get his high results in all subjects. He studied at ordinary level and, converting the new marking scheme, he gained the equivalent of four As and two Bs.Donegal ETB members of Leaving Cert Class of 2017: David Gallagher, Liam Mc Laughlin, Emma Dunnion, James Mc Laughlin“You have to set yourself a focus and know you are going to get there in the end. The classes are designed to get you across the line,” he said.James was one of 13 students to get their results at the ETB learning centre last week.“There was an immense range of diversity in the whole course, from my classmate Emma Dunnion who was 19 to myself at 54,” he said. Donegal ETB members of Leaving Cert Class of 2017: James Mc Laughlin and Emma DunnionA rapport was built up between students and the three teachers who covered the six subjects. James felt it was an excellent learning environment and enjoyed the two-way dynamic of lessons in an adult environment.“The only thing the teachers ask of you is you turn up every day, and if you do that you will pass,” James said.Help was always there when the students needed it, James said. Extra study sessions were provided and there was a class group Facebook page where everyone worked together to solve questions.James found Maths to be a particularly tough challenge. “Maths has changed so much to the new Project Maths. It is one thing that will suck you in and take over your time. You have to be disciplined about how you deal with it.” “A lot of subjects are common sense from what I’ve learned over the years. I loved learning about our history,” he said.“When we got to the exams and we opened the paper it’s a great feeling because you know your stuff. That goes back to the way the ETB rolls out the content of the course. Everything they give you is relevant,” James said.Donegal ETB members of Leaving Cert Class of 2017: David Gallagher, Liam Mc Laughlin, Emma Dunnion, James Mc Laughlin and Kellian O DonnellJames was one of three army men to study on the course. He and his brother Liam and their colleague seemed to bring a hard-work ethic to the group, he realised.“We seemed to bring a military authority to the class. There were things we were used to doing from a military background like being always on time, do your best and present yourself well. That would have spread through the class and it was something the teachers remarked as well.”James is currently a Corporal ranked Paramedic and has just completed interviews for the next phase of promotion to Sergeant. The course was a learning curve for James as a man who has long been part of the military institution.“It was great to mix with civilians of different background and different outlooks on life. The ETB opened my mind up to the opportunities that are available out there.”With two years to go before reaching retirement age, James enjoyed mixing with people and having some freedom from the 24/7 responsibilities of the army.Through studying the Leaving Cert James gained an understanding of the pressures his three children were under when they took the exams. He has one daughter about to begin Leaving Cert this year, and he will have plenty of advice to share with her.“My wife Eileen supported me every step of the way, both in the training and the studying. Once you have the home support it’s very easy to achieve your goals.”James places great value on his Leaving Cert. “At my age, it was a great opportunity to go back and do it.“In interviews, no matter what qualification you have the first question people ask you is how did you do in the Leaving Cert, and I’m an experienced Paramedic. It’s a starting block we need as Irish people,” he said.For further information about Leaving Certification for Adults, call or text Sabrina on 087 414 8355 / 0749161581, email aetcletterkenny@donegaletb.ie or use the Contact Us button on the centre’s Facebook page (AETC Letterkenny). For further details on the Leaving Cert course, see our website:www.donegaletb.ie/further-education-training…Churchill soldier completes a different kind of mission – the Leaving Cert! was last modified: August 24th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Donegal ETBeducationexamsIrish Defence Forcesjames mclaughlinLeaving Certificatelast_img read more

Foxnovo 12pcs Hair Bows Alligator Clip Ribbon Hair Clips, Pretty clips to match a multitude of outfits

first_imgI have a 7 yr outdated daughter that thinks if i send her to college devoid of some thing like a bow in her hair then i am currently being a cruel mother and committing youngster abuse. I had not long ago purchased her a further pack of bows that are more substantial than these but she however wanted additional. I observed these and thought that as there was so quite a few it make her satisfied and match any outfit she has. The hair clips arrived quite quickly and had been nicely packaged as is constantly the circumstance when you have amazon primary. They come in a tiny plastic bag and there are 12 clips in overall. The hair clips are smaller but it does say that they are for toddlers as perfectly. The colours are actually awesome and vivid. My daughter has good hair and the clips stayed in all working day and did not pull when i took them out. I believe that they are properly manufactured and of a superior high quality.Completely appreciate the size and layout of these clips – the. Unquestionably like the dimension and design and style of these clips – the total matter is lined in material so it doesn’t pinch hair and is gentle for the toddler. They keep in put well and are not in excess of the major. I would have offered five stars but for the disappointing selection of colors despatched. The bows search so pretty in the picture on amazon, but i gained two dark brown clips, two swamp inexperienced ones, two dim purple types and no white / pale pink / blue – what i would contemplate common toddler colours.Or if our small lady would not like them. They arrived in great time (thank you. When my other half showed me these, i was not also confident if they would be cheaply made and the bows would commence to crack up as quickly as anything rough touched them, or the grips would be problematic and induce a soreness attempting to consider them out, or if our tiny woman would not like them. They arrived in good time (thank you amazon), and when my wife opened them she was so stunned and she wished to put them on our very little girl straight absent (but she was asleep so it had to hold out). When she did exhibit them to our minimal girl, she cherished them and commenced finding them up and making an attempt to place them in her hair picking which one particular she would use, at the same time my wife was undertaking the same. When we put them in her hair, there was no challenges with the grips, and they open and close with out any difficulties. As to the top quality of the content, i can say that so much we have not experienced an situation with them. These are definitely superior solution, they address so numerous outfit possibilities, and the colour alternative is good as effectively as they are multiple colors and not just twelve diverse shades of pink. I gained this solution at a discounted value or for totally free in return for an trustworthy assessment. Having stated that i will give my truthful evaluate of the merchandise, good or terrible.Key specs for Foxnovo 12pcs Hair Bows Alligator Clip Ribbon Hair Clips for kids(Random Color):Great for babies, toddlers and young girls to wear.The hair bow can be clipped in your hair with the featured alligator clip on the back.Most alligator clip ends will be lined with ribbon to blend with the design of the hair accessory.Great for any DIY project as the bows are easily maneuverable to your preference.The hair bows can be used to decorate headbands, hats, bags and shoes, and also be used as a hair clip for girls of all ages!Comments from buyers“Absolutely love the size and design of these clips – the , Beautiful clips!, or if our little girl wouldn’t like them. They arrived in good time (thank you , VERY APPEALING PACK OF CHILDRENS HAIR BOWS – WITH ALLIGATOR CLIPS, Bright and beautiful, Fun and colourful accessories for little girls”Listen to is my evaluate for my:-‘foxnovo 12pcs hair bows alligator clip ribbon hair clips for kids(random color) ‘my daughter has extremely good hair and i was in want of some new clips for her hair so when i came throughout the i assumed i would give them back so i went ahead and placed my buy and the clips arrived with in a handful of days. They come in a good variety of colours and my daughter loves them they are easy to use and they do keep in her great hair they are effectively designed and built to very last, these will be excellent when she commences university in a couple weeks time. I was presented this merchandise at a decreased value and i am additional than delighted i was, i would have paid out entire price for this item and would say go for it if you are imagining about it. I am tricky doing work and have my personal business enterprise and know how important great and negative testimonials are for me so i find it vital to constantly tell the truth about any goods i use and i hope it has been of some enable to the viewers?. Remember to feel no cost to talk to me any questions and i will be a lot more than pleased to consider and answer them for you right before you make your remaining invest in, as we all know every penny counts. I hope you have found my review handy and thank you for having the time to go through it.Quite clips to match a multitude of outfits. I ordered these hair bows for my daughter and she is delighted with them. They arrived in a very little bag and there are twelve clips of varying colours. Not all are in pairs – there are 3 pairs and 6 solitary colors in the pack. The clips not only have a ribbon bow on the prime of them but also have a ribbon on the inside of of the clip which stops the metallic section becoming snagged on hair and need to help you save some tearsthe colors are really and there is quite significantly everything in there to match my daughter’s common outfits – pinks, greens, blues, purples and so forth. Just about every clip is roughly five cm prolonged and all-around . They are not too huge as to dominate my daughter’s head and not way too little as to be insignificant when worn in her hair. They are nicely produced and the bows do not glimpse as nevertheless they are going to occur off or undone, so they should really previous a even though. All in all these clips are nicely designed and i am really happy with them.I adore the simple fact the alligator clips are lined with ribbon. The ribbon clips arrived in random dazzling colours. I found twelve items in the established. The duration of every clip is 2 inches and they are produced from satin and steel. I love the point the alligator clips are lined with ribbon, which make them gentle and do not irritate head ( however it is a little little bit complicated to place in an out of the hair). I am amazed how the clips maintain hair, since my daughter is energetic, also has dance courses and they remain in place all day. All round, the bows are lovable, attractive, vibrant and my daughter enjoys them. Be sure to observe that i received this item at a diminished value in return for my demo and critique of the item. I am required to review it within a several days of receipt. As this is a magnificence solution, this suggests i are not able to deliver details of the long time period advantages or effects of a solution.So we are generally functioning out of hair clips which is strange for the reason that i am without end obtaining new types, it is just a single of the mysteries of daily life. So when i noticed the foxnovo hair bows with alligator clips i thought they would be a actually fantastic addition to our dwindling assortment. Now my daughter likes to either be properly coordinated or absolutely clashing (like a walking picasso) so getting a assortment of colours is helpful as it permits her to come to a decision who and how she is going to be. The only downside i can see of these hair bows is that the color variety is random and that could be difficult. We obtained one crimson, 2 navy blue, three orange, 1 yellow, one lilac, one white, two brown and 1 pink which is just not terrible. I assume i would have preferred not to have a few of the orange as we are inclined to use both just a single or pairs of clips, but perhaps it will commence a new development. It also suggests of system you are not able to assure that you can switch like for like if any get shed. The hair bows are fastened with an alligator clip which is amazing for the reason that they are so substantially easier to position and re-posture throughout the working day when hair will become loose or the wearer just requirements issues relocated. They are truly neat and i am definitely delighted to have discovered them.These ribbon/bow clips are fantastic for infants/toddlers. And of training course, older little ones toomy daughter is 1. five several years old, and lastly has hair prolonged ample for pig tails and pony tails. She does have to have a whole lot of clips though, to hold my fringe out of her eyes. My husband keeps hinting that we have to have to ship her for a hair slash, but i just are not able to carry myself to chop her locks just nevertheless. Particularly now that they’re last but not least at a for a longer period length. So i have opted for clips, clips and extra clips to keep her hair out of her confront and also out of the way when it comes to meal situations/messy playother clips i have purchased in the previous have been fairly garbage. I just did not feel that have been suited for a baby’s fantastic, silky, and delicate hair. Acquiring as soon as been a younger woman myself, i know how painful clips can be if they really don’t do the job appropriately.Entertaining and colourful extras for minor women. The foxnovo 12 parts hair bows alligator clip ribbon hair clips for little ones (random color) arrived immediately and was effectively packaged. I acquired this set of hair clips for my niece who is 5 decades old and enjoys carrying a range of accessories to complement her outfit of option each day. I actually do really like the reality that there is this kind of a range of rainbow of colors in this established (like unique shades of yellows, greens, blues and pinks), so there is constantly a hair clip which co-ordinates with the outfit that my niece has picked out to wear. The fact that they have the alligator clip design of attachment helps make them easy to use and reposition all through the day (substantially less complicated than the fashion which has the clip fastenings to them) and steps about two inches in size. Each individual hair clip has a ribbon bow on it and the bow is created from a silky ribbon which has a pretty sheen to it. In general, i assume that these hair clips are properly manufactured and will undoubtedly past for a even though even with the repositioning which my niece finds exciting to do as the hair clips are so effortless to use. They also glance actually lovable when worn and add a splash of colour to the hair. You should note that i obtained this solution either free of charge of charge or at a lower price cost in trade for my truthful and unbiased critique. I really do hope you have identified this critique helpful in some way.Incredibly interesting pack of childrens hair bows – with alligator clips. Bow shaped hair clips, i obtained a fantastic range of colours in a pack of 12, i received thirteen, i been given limited colours (4 blue, 7 inexperienced), that why only awarded 4 stars they are a nice sizing for a child’s hair measuring all over 2 inches very long, they make a actually wonderful accent for my partner’s granddaughters hair. The alligator clips make them uncomplicated to use, simple to apply and uncomplicated to consider out, they are extremely long lasting. These are perfect if you need to clip the hair away from the child’s facial area/eyes or for ornamental reasons, specially if the youngster has fantastic hair. They are created from grosgrain ribbon which is robust doesn’t fray and has a good sheen. I hope these will final a extended time and the granddaughter is so pleased with them. The only difficulty i have with this obtain is i would like to be in a position to select what colours i purchase, whether or not it be pastels, vibrant colours or dim colors. It seriously is pot luck in what you obtain and portions of each individual colour, sometimes not a pair. I acquired this product at a discounted and have presented an neutral critique. Acquiring this item at a price cut has in no way affected what i consider of this merchandise.last_img read more

Facebook Suing Power.com for Auto-Logging

first_imgFacebook is Becoming Less Personal and More Pro… Facebook is suing Power Ventures in Northern California District Court for its social network aggregator, Power.com. Power.com is used to pull together information from a variety of social network sources. Facebook maintains that PV is violating a number of its terms of service, including one that insists you cannot “collect users’ content or information, or otherwise access Facebook, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without our permission.”All Facebook said that in itself is not illegal, but by utilizing a proprietary site’s information without its permission makes it “a criminal violation under the California Penal Code Section 502(c) and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).”The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed an amicus brief in support of Power Ventures. Facebook argues that by offering these enhanced services to users, Power violated California’s computer crime law. It grounds its claim in the fact that Facebook’s terms of service prohibit a user from having automated access to a user’s own information and that Power continued to offer the service to Facebook users even after Facebook sent Power a cease and desist letter demanding that it stop. Yet merely providing a technology to assist a user in accessing his or her own data in a novel manner cannot and should not form the basis for criminal liability.It’s hard not to buy the logic of EFF’s argument. It’s equally difficult not to see the possibility that this suit is an attempt to discourage any actions on the part of users to master Facebook information. That interpretation is certainly in keeping with Facebook’s recent activities, in terms of its providing user information to developers and forcing users’ hands when it comes to their own information. Facebook, it might be argued, wants to be the only arbiter of its information. And by its information, of course, they mean yours. Tags:#Data Portability#Facebook#web A Comprehensive Guide to a Content Audit Related Posts center_img curt hopkins Guide to Performing Bulk Email Verification The Dos and Don’ts of Brand Awareness Videoslast_img read more

Now…I get it

first_imgIf you’re looking for the comments section, it has moved to our forum, The Chamber. You can go there to comment and holler about these articles, specifically in these threads. You can register for a free account right here and will need one to comment.If you’re wondering why we decided to do this, we wrote about that here. Thank you and cheers! Photo Attribution: US PresswirePhoto Attribution: US PresswireThis is a guest post by KOSU’s Ben Allen. He responded to my original first post yesterday and I wanted to share his respons with you guys. Hope you enjoy it.I didn’t get it.Who were these people pulling into the raggedy street next to Stillwater Flats at 8 AM on a football gameday? What could possess them to get excited for a cupcake matchup versus Louisiana Lafeyette? You know, there’s other things to do on a Saturday morning than lug a grill, TV, satellite dish, enough food to feed a sorority house for a week, and a healthy collection of alcohol to a small town at least an hour from everything.But as the weeks went by, it became more and more apparent. A “Go Pokes” when I pulled up for an interview and they saw the Oklahoma State University sticker on my state car. Or maybe it was my co-workers at KOSU, a National Public Radio station (not exactly known for rabid sports fans) anxious to talk about the weekend’s football game. But then there was Bedlam 2011, and this became so much more than a bunch of 18-28 year olds (thanks B. Weeden) running around a field.It’s an easy answer, but it’s unavoidable. Of course, there’s the usual pre-game festivities, just times ten in this case. Walking around, things just feel different. There’s a little edge to every step, masked by the friendliness of Oklahomans. But when the Oklahoma State offensive storm clouds opened up, leaving OU not just defeated, but embarrassed, it was the most pure emotion I’ve ever witnessed.It’s like everything was stripped away, students didn’t care about that night’s plans, didn’t care where they would be celebrating. They just wanted to be celebrating. Fans in New England like to boast they’re some of the most passionate in this country. And I have no doubt that’s the case among professional teams. The Red Sox World Series win in 2004 added years to my grandfather’s life, without a doubt. And I’m a Celtics diehard, suffering through an 18 game losing streak spanning 2006 and 2007. When they lost the Finals to the Lakers in 2010, I couldn’t speak about the collapse for weeks, waiting until my cousin and I could hash it out at a bar a month later.But my love of the Celtics is a logical one. Hey they’re making a trip to Oklahoma City in March, I’m trying to get to that. Oh, I’m going home this week, let’s see if I can squeeze in a game at the Garden. It stops at a certain point. That’s how it is for a good chunk of the professional sports team fan.I went to Fordham. We have history (hey Vince Lombardi!), but it’s mostly just that, history. Still, one of the best memories of my college life was when Fordham men’s basketball upset St John’s in Rose Hill Gymnasium, the oldest on campus basketball arena in Division I. None of this can hold a pistol to Oklahoma State. I didn’t have a love of Fordham sports before arriving on campus, and just keep tabs on the teams now.So when Kyle posted “When I Fell in Love with Oklahoma State”, I knew I was in the same ballpark, but it was probably Section 310, maybe 208 if we’re getting charitable. It blows past logic on the way to unquestioned love. It’s something you grow up with, and it becomes a part of your life. Attacking Oklahoma State University in any way is a personal insult.That can lead to some heated “conversations”, but it fosters incredible pride. The school has had some level of success across nearly every sport (thanks for Tony Allen, by the way), but it’s the dedication to Oklahoma State that defines fans.Every fan base complains, everyone wants things to get better, everyone wants to right the injustices in the sports world. But few shut up and show up. And while basketball attendance has lagged (c’mon students, seriously), it will pick up. Baseball too will soon be here, and with it, it would be wrong to expect anything less than healthy crowds at Allie Reynolds with OSU alum Josh Holliday taking over.You can’t fake loving a team. And why would you want to anyway? Sports are meant to be an escape, not another time to put on a show. That’s why I have no doubt countless fans like Kyle can tell the story of Bedlam 2001, or have their favorite Desmond moment, or have lost themselves in Gallagher Iba. That’s not what defines everyone though. It’s belief in Oklahoma State and what it means to each athlete to put on the orange and black.Now, I get it.last_img read more