Irwin Defends Capital Square Vault Title Behind Event Record

first_imgFinal ResultsMen Andrew Irwin, Arkansas Vault Club, 19-1.5 (5.83) Devin King, unattached, 18-5.25 (5.62) Cole Walsh, unattached, 18-5.25 (5.62) Austin Miller, unattached, 17-6.5 (5.35) Garrett Starkey, unattached, NHWomen Irwin, the 2019 USA Indoor national champion, set a new Cap Square Vault record as he cleared 19-1.5 (5.83) on his first attempt. Irwin, who joined the competition at 18-0.5 (5.50), didn’t miss until an attempt until 18-8.75 (5.71). Later after his record jump, he attempted 19-4.25 (5.90) but missed on all three of his attempts. Grove defeated first-time participant Annie (Rhodes) Jonnigan by having more clean attempts by clearing 14-9.25 (4.50) on her first attempt. The pair each failed to clear 15-1.5 (4.61) on three attempts. DES MOINES, Iowa – Andrew Irwin defended his men’s title at the fourth-annual Capital Square Vault presented by Catch Des Moines and the Des Moines Register in downtown Des Moines Wednesday evening, April 24. Emily Grove, a four-time All-American and Summit League champion at South Dakota, claimed the women’s title in her first appearance at the event.center_img That one-of-a-kind event also featured, Devin King, Austin Miller, Cole Walsh and Garrett Starkey in the men’s field. The women’s Capital Square Vault event included Kortney Ross and Kristen Leland who were sixth and seventh at last year’s Drake Relays. Megan Clark also made her Capital Square Vault debut. Emily Grove, unattached, 14-11.5 (4.56) Annie (Rhodes) Jonnigan, unattached, 14-11.5 (4.56) Kortney Ross, unattached, 14-9.25 (4.50) Megan Clark, New York Athletic Club, 14.1-25 (4.30) Kristen (Hixson) LeLand, unattached, NHPrint Friendly Versionlast_img read more

BAHAMAS Courtesy Call By Ms Eilleen Shania Twain Country Singer Youre Still

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#Bahamas, December 11, 2017 – Nassau – Country Singer & Songwriter, Eileen “Shania” Twain & Family paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis at the Office of the Prime Minister, December 7, 2017.Pictured are Prime Minister Minnis (centre right), Eileen Shania Twain (centre) & Family, with OPM Staff.(Photo/Yontalay Bowe, OPM Media Services) Related Items:last_img

CHVRCHES Drop New Single My Enemy With The Nationals Matt Berninger

first_img Listen: CHVRCHES New Single “My Enemy” chvrches-drop-new-single-my-enemy-nationals-matt-berninger News Twitter CHVRCHES Drop New Single “My Enemy” With The National’s Matt Berninger Hear the Scottish synth-pop band’s new single “My Enemy”Brian HaackGRAMMYs Feb 28, 2018 – 5:30 pm Matt Berninger, lead singer for the GRAMMY-winning alternative rock band The National made a surprising cameo in the music video for “Get Out,” the lead single from CHVRCHES forthcoming third album Love Is Dead. With the album’s May 25 release date fast approaching, the Glasgow, Scotland-based electropop act have brought Berninger back around as a featured vocalist on their new album’s second single “My Enemy.””We’ve all been huge fans of The National for a long time,” CHVRCHES singer Lauren Mayberry explained to NME, detailing that the two bands had shared a few festival billings together before becoming close while working on releases for Berninger’s 7-Inches For Planned Parenthood fundraising initiative.”[W]hen it came time to record ‘My Enemy,’ Iain [Cook] and Martin [Doherty] suggested I email Matt to see if he’d like to sing on it,” Mayberry adds. “We never realistically thought he’d have time to do it but he replied right away and recorded the track at his house the next day.”The resulting collaboration touches all the right notes of CHVRCHES trademark sound: it’s lyrically lush and sonically layered enough to wow crowds at festival stages, but also packed with hooks and catchy vocal melodies that should play well on radio and streaming platforms.center_img Email Facebook On the subject of the new album as a whole, Mayberry revealed that Love Is Dead is about, “coming to terms with the fact that there are great things in the world and there are awful things in the world and that you can’t get one without the other.”Pulling no punches in his own description of the new record, CHVRCHES’ guitarist and producer Iain Cook added, “we’re f*****, the world is f*****. But there’s an ellipses at the end. …Like, how did we get to this point? And how do we move on from this point? It’s ‘Love Is Dead, we’re f*****, what’s next?'”Getting The Latest Music News Just Got Easier. Introducing: GRAMMY Bot. Find it On KIK and Facebook MessengerRead morelast_img read more

Festive demand for gold slumps despite jewellers promising good deals

first_imgFestive demand for gold in India got off to a tepid start, with local prices still at a heavy discount to the global benchmark, a bad sign for a period when buying is typically strong.Though sales picked up this week with the onset of the festival season, demand was lower than usual, retailers said, even as jewellers splashed newspapers across the country with ads promising good deals and discounts.Following the nine-day Hindu festival of Navratri, India celebrates Dussehra on Thursday, when buying of gold jewellery, coins or bars is considered auspicious.The fourth quarter is typically a strong period for gold purchases in India, the world’s second biggest bullion consumer, due to festivals and weddings.”This year fewer customers are visiting our showrooms compared to last year,” said Tanya Rastogi, a director at Lala Jugal Kishore Jewellers in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.”For the last two to three years, gold has been giving negative returns. It has badly affected investment demand,” Rastogi said.Still, next month India will celebrate Dhanteras and Diwali, when demand could improve, she added.Global gold prices are on track to post their third straight annual loss this year, already down nearly 40 percent since hitting a record high in 2011.Dealers in India were offering a discount of $8 to $12 an ounce this week, compared to $7 to $11 last week.Demand from rural areas has been hit particularly hard as farmers suffer from the first back-to-back drought in India in three decades.Two-thirds of gold demand in India comes from farmers and residents of small villages who see jewellery as way to store wealth. But lower-than-normal monsoon rainfall this year due to El Nino weather pattern has eroded rural incomes.”Demand from rural areas has moderated due to drought. Jewellers from the countryside made thin purchases in the last few weeks,” said a Mumbai-based dealer with a private bank.Elsewhere in Asia, demand remained lacklustre. In top consumer China, prices on the Shanghai Gold Exchange ticked up to a premium from a small discount late last week, though dealers at bullion banks said physical buying wasn’t strong.”Demand is very sluggish,” said Ronald Leung, chief dealer at Lee Cheong Gold Dealers Ltd in Hong Kong, adding that a strong dollar and a recent price rally was hurting demand.In Hong Kong this week, premiums dropped to 80 to 90 cents an ounce, from $1.20-$1.30 last week.last_img read more