Syracuse sweeps weekend series behind Bellefontaine’s 2 goals

first_img Published on October 20, 2018 at 10:32 pm Contact Danny: dremerma@syr.edu | @DannyEmerman A night after outlasting Lindenwood in overtime for its first win of the season, SU (2-3-0, 2-2-0 College Hockey America) completed the weekend series sweep with a decisive 6-3 win in which it had the shots on goal advantage of 34 to 20. Freshman forward Lauren Bellefontaine led the Orange with two goals and an assist in the victory over Lindenwood University (1-5-0, 0-2-0).Most of the game’s scoring came in the first period. Eight minutes into the game, sophomore defenseman Jessica DiGirolamo put the Orange on the board. She capitalized seven seconds into a power-play with her third goal of the year. DiGirolamo leads SU in points with six—three goals and three assists.Two minutes later, fifth-year senior Dakota Derrer made it 2-0 by scoring her first goal of the season.Syracuse’s lead was short-lived. Lindenwood responded with three minutes left in the first period with a goal from Sierra Burt and then another from Hannah Alt on a power-play.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textAfter a power-play goal from Emma Polaski, her third of the season, SU took a 3-2 lead into the first intermission.In the second period, the Orange pulled away. SU killed two power-plays before extending its lead to 4-2 with a goal from Bellefontaine. Later in the period, SU found its groove and attempted 13 shots in a row before Bellefontaine found the nylon again for her second goal of the night, giving SU a 5-2 cushion.After the second period, SU held a 28-12 advantage in shots on goal. Lindenwood’s goal 14 minutes into the final period made it 5-3, but could not jump-start a serious comeback effort for the Lions. SU junior Anonda Hoppner scored a short-handed empty-net goal late in the third period to secure the victory. The Orange’s goaltending situation did not get any clearer, as Welch recorded 17 saves the night after Ady Cohen allowed four goals on 12 shots. Cohen appeared to have the edge in the positional battle after a strong performance against Mercyhurst in her first career start last Saturday. Syracuse head coach Paul Flanagan expects one goalie to “emerge,” but plans to play both Welch and Cohen meaningful minutes. It is unclear who Flanagan will give the nod to Tuesday when the Orange travel to Cornell University.   Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Sumner County Court Docket: The Sept. 30 report

first_imgby Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The following are a list of criminal court complaints recently filed by the Sumner County Attorney’s office.These are formal charges introduced into the Sumner County District Court system. The suspects listed in the complaint have not been tried by a judge or jury unless specified otherwise. All citizens are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.•••••Kayla Chastain, born in 1988, of Emporia was charged with telephone harassment, a Class A misdemeanor.On Sept. 3, 2014, Chastain is accused of using a cell phone to send abusive messages to St. Francis in Wellington to a social worker, who  received 33 messages from her. She was released on $2,500 bond.•••••Thomas Mann, Jr., born in 1981, is accused of driving without headlights, a traffic infraction; driving while suspended, a Class A misdemeanor – second and subsequent offense; and two counts of possession of methamphetamine, a level 5 drug felony.Mann, Jr. is accused of having a small baggy containing meth in a Marlboro cigarette box in his car.His Sumner County preliminary hearing is set for Oct. 9, 2014.••••Sean Peoples, born in 1989, of Wichita was charged with failure to pay toll, a misdemeanor; no insurance, a Class B misdemeanor; transportation of open container of alcohol, a misdemeanor; possession of marijuana, a Class A misdemeanor; and possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor.Peoples is accused of driving a vehicle with two open beer cans and also having an open bottle of whiskey in the console of the car. He also had marijuana hidden.His court deposition has been set for Oct. 16.••••Destiny Way, born in 1994, of Derby was charged with battery, a Class B misdemeanor; criminal trespass, a Class B misdemeanor; disorderly conduct, a Class C misdemeanor; and endangering a child, a Class A misdemeanor.Way is accused on Sept. 16, 2014 of causing bruises to another person’s legs and arms in an attempt to help remove a 1-year-old from his paternal great grandmother.•••••Douglas Baker, born in 1971, of Key West, Fla. was charged with disorderly conduct, a Class C misdemeanor; and battery, a Class B misdemeanor.Baker is accused of angrily grabbing and yelling at another person during an argument on Sept. 24.last_img read more

Parents can now give kids test for learner’s permits to drive

first_imgDES MOINES — Many young Iowans who are turning 14 while schools are closed due to the pandemic are anxious to get their learner’s permits to drive, and the Iowa Department of Transportation is working to accommodate them.Darcy Doty , director of the DOT’s Driver & Identification Services, says those teens can now take their instructional permit written tests — at home. “Many of the students were doing that through the Skip the Trip program at school and we’ve modified that so that parents can actually proctor that exam at home,” Doty says. “The student does not need to come into our service centers right now because we’re only open for essential service needs.”The test is administered through a secure website and if the student passes, they’ll know right away and the results are automatically forwarded to the DOT. Once the service centers reopen — tentatively in May — the teen will be able to stop in to get their first provisional license.“We know that when somebody turns 14, that’s one of the most exciting things they want to do, come in and take that instructional permit test and get that permit,” Doty says. “We want to be able to make sure that the student has a ‘win’ during this COVID-19 experience.”Parents, guardians and legal custodians are able to proctor or supervise, the test-taking process and Doty says she’s not concerned that a teen wanna-be driver might be allowed to cheat. “We certainly hope that a parent would not do that because ultimately it’s about that individual getting behind the wheel, that young person being able to be knowledgeable enough to earn that instructional permit,” Doty says. “It is to everyone’s best interests to proctor that exam appropriately.”To apply to take the test at home, the parent must have a valid Iowa driver’s license and will need to complete and submit the Application to Proctor Knowledge Exam form to the Iowa DOT. https://iowadot.seamlessdocs.com/f/ApptoProctorKnowledgeExamlast_img read more

Archbishop Makarios twoweek tour of Melbourne comes to an end

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram Archbishop Makarios rounded up the second week of his tour around Melbourne, visiting as many churches, Greek schools and organisations as possible while giving the promise of more to come when he returns to the city in October.The main purpose of his visit was to explore the Greek community of Melbourne and examine the problems that the church currently faces in the city with the largest Greek population in Australia. Once a social centre for the early Greeks of the diaspora, the early church in Australia was more than a belief system – it was a way to ensure the survival of Greek culture and language and early immigrants turned to the institution for support.Years onward, and the church, like many other Greek associations, has noted waning interest by second and third generation migrants that have assimilated into Australian culture.Its survival depends on rekindling memories and roots. And the only way to do that is to remain relevant.In an interview with Eugenia Pavlopoulou at Neos Kosmos‘ offices, Archbishop Makarios pointed to the social problems young Greeks face today.“It isn’t the same in all areas,” he said, pinpointing drug problems to be a major issue for Melburnians.“While I offer antidoro bread or when people greet me I say a word or two with each one, and at that time, allow me to say that I ‘fish’, in the good sense. And what I sensed to be the biggest problem in Melbourne and the wider district are drugs and that is something that surprised me, because in Greece today (drug problems) are quite outdated.”He also blames himself as a church representative for the extent that the problem has taken.“I believe that if we had made stronger efforts, then our children wouldn’t have turned to narcotics,” Archbishop Makarios said, adding that the church should act as a family.“A family plays a very important role in the course of the lives that children and young people have.”Archbishop Makarios told Neos Kosmos that unity is important for the church.“The schismatic churches were once a larger problem, however the late Archbishop Stylianos managed, in his way, to achieve a lot in this sector and assistant bishops of the Archdiocese worked with great ecclesiastic consciousness,” he said, optimistic that things will get better, adding that he has had meetings with representatives of these churches.“I set preconditions and I also gave a time frame. I can see that what I asked for has been followed to the word, without diversion and if they do as they promised, then I will do what I promised and I will include them in the wider church,” he said, adding that there is “love, goodwill and the inclination” for unity on his part, adding that “Greeks and the Orthodox do not have the luxury to be divided”.The reason he did not visit any of the community churches of Melbourne during this tour was also a matter of coincidence, and he told Neos Kosmos that this would be rectified on his next visit.last_img read more