LINCOLN, NE – SEPTEMBER 23: Fullback Harrison Jordan #38 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers carries the flag as the team enter the field against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Memorial Stadium on September 23, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)It is still the 2018 recruiting cycle, but Nebraska football just picked up its first 2020 commitment. It is a good one too.Athens (Ala.) three-star dual-threat quarterback Logan Smothers announced his commitment to the Huskers on Twitter tonight. Smothers was offered by Nebraska in May.His commitment comes after he and his family took a 13-hour road trip from Alabama to Lincoln for an unofficial visit.“After a 13 hour road trip with the family and a whole day on campus with the coaching staff, I am extremely blessed to announce I am COMMITTED to the University of Nebraska!” Smothers tweeted.After a 13 hour road trip with the family and a whole day on campus with the coaching staff, I am extremely blessed to announce I am COMMITTED to the University of Nebraska!??@coach_frost @Coach_Verdu @CoachChinander @HuskerFBNation #GBR #2020visioN pic.twitter.com/BPqf5MtWFL— Logan Smothers (@logan_smothers) July 27, 2018The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Smothers is the No. 12 dual-threat quarterback in the 2020 class, according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings.He picked the Huskers over offers from Austin Peay, South Alabama, Southern Miss, Tennessee Tech, Troy and UAB.With Smothers’ commitment, Nebraska becomes the sixth Big Ten school to have a prospect verbally pledge for the 2020 class.
The Eugene F. Correia International Airport at Ogle, East Coast of Demerara will be briefly closed on Friday (March 15, 2019) for a ‘Full Scale Emergency Exercise’.The Airport will be closed between 10:00 and 11:00 hrs for this purpose, a press statement noted.The Full Scale Emergency Exercise is conducted to test the readiness and capacity of the Airport to respond to accidents or any incidents which might occur at the facility.These Exercises are mandatory and are conducted every two years in accordance with the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).The Exercise will be facilitated by Captain Jack Mc Govern, Fireman/Captain from Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA. Captain Mc Govern has been actively involved on each occasion in training for these exercises since 2006.Friday’s Emergency Exercise will simulate an event in which an ATR72 Aircraft, a type used by LIAT and Caribbean Airlines, overruns the runway on landing and catches on fire at the end of the runway.The Emergency Exercise is designed to test the response from the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC), Airport Security and first responders such as the Guyana Fire Service, Guyana Defence Force, Guyana Police Force, ambulance and medical services, as well as major hospitals in the city, including Georgetown Public Hospital, Mercy Hospital and Woodlands Hospital. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedCJIA to conduct full-scale simulation exerciseNovember 24, 2015In “Business”CJIA to test its emergency responseOctober 25, 2013In “Local News”CJIA conducts simulation emergency response; awaits evaluation reportNovember 6, 2013In “Local News”