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‘Not Too Old For The Cold’ sale at Twice Blessed

first_imgBatesville, In. — Twice Blessed Resale of the Oldenburg Academy will continue the junior/senior discount through the end of February 2019.During the “NOT TOO OLD FOR THE COLD SALE” every Wednesday customers 50 and over receive an extra 25 percent off their total purchase, and all customers under 50 receive an extra 20 percent off their total purchase.The store will be open Monday, December 31, but the donation center will close at 4:30 to process year-end donations. The store will be closed Tuesday, January 1.last_img

Germany brought crashing down to earth

first_imgLow’s side stunned by Mexico as World Cup defence starts with defeatMoscow, June 17: Mexico created the first upset of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, overcoming defending champions Germany 1-0 in a frenetic Group F game at the Luzhniki Stadium here on Sunday.Forward Hirving Lozano’s 35th-minute goal proved to make the difference in a match played at a very high tempo as four-time champions Germany began their title defence on a disastrous note.The game opened up at a breathtaking pace, with both Germany and Mexico playing an open game, going on an all-out attack. German striker Timo Werner had the first chance of the match but his drive from a tight angle from the right went wide of the left post.Ranked 14 places below than the world No.1 Germany, Mexico took the European powerhouse head on, playing a quick counter-attacking game.Germany captain and goalkeeper Manuel Neuer was called into action to block a long-range effort from midfielder Hector Herrera in the ninth minute and five minutes later, forced to keep away a header from Mexican centre-back Hector Moreno off a corner in the 14th minute.Germany responded through long-range efforts from Toni Kroos and Werner around 20-minute mark.Mexico continued to threaten Neuer’s goal as Miguel Layun fired one over the cross-bar in the 25th minute. The Porto midfielder tested Neuer again but the Bayern Munich captain blocked a shot coming at his chest height.The Latin Americans were rewarded with the 1-0 lead when a German attack broke down, leading to a quick counter-attack spearheaded by Javier Hernandez. Just over the halfway line, the West Ham United striker spotted Lozano at the left between opponent central defenders Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng. PSV Eindhoven forward Lozano raced into the box before employing a right footed drive which beat Neuer at the bottom left corner.Germany were quick to respond, with a 30-yard free-kick from Kroos greeting Guillermo Ochoa’s gloves before hitting the cross-bar in the 38th minute.Mexico could have ended the first half with a 2-0 lead had Carlos Vela’s left-footed shot from the centre of the box not gone wide of the left post.In the second half, Germany showed their intent to push for an equaliser but had to remain alert to avoid any counter-attack.However, left-back Marvin Plattenhardt was at fault when he moved ahead and Javier once again raced ahead for a counter-attack. With Boateng closing down on him, he attempted a poor side-pass to Vela, in a big relief to the Europeans.After this chance, Mexico were quick to put in defender Edson Alvarez, substituting Vela.Seeing Mexico intent on going for defensive depth, Germany decided to shift gear, replacing midfielder Sami Khedira with creative forward Marco Reus in the 59th minute.Later, Germany pinned Mexico inside their box, creating one chance after another. Joshua Kimmich, and Werner were guilty of heading corners off target, while Julian Draxler saw a curling attempt at goal deflected behind for a corner.Later, Mexico sought another defensive cover, replacing midfielder and captain Andres Guardado with Rafael Marquez, while forward Raul Jimenez replaced Lozano.Mexico waited for their counter-attack and twice Layun had the opportunity to give his side a cushion goal. But his shots were not on target, even failing to test Neuer in the 80th minute mark.With times running out, a desperate Germany coach Joachim Loew decided to substitute left-back Plattenhardt with striker Mario Gomez, moving the team’s formation to a 3-2-1-4. Werner made way for Julian Brandt.However, Mexico, with determination, defended their slender one-goal lead to secure a crucial win. IANSlast_img read more

Beckham makes ballot for U.S. Soccer Hall of Fame

first_img(REUTERS) – Former England captain David Beckham, who won two Major League Soccer titles with the Los Angeles Galaxy, was among the first-time candidates named on the ballot for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame yesterday.The 42-year-old former Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder played six seasons in MLS, all of them for the Galaxy, and helped his team to win championships in the last two of those seasons, 2011 and 2012.His arrival in Los Angeles in 2007 put MLS on the map and brought a level of legitimacy and visibility that otherwise may have taken the North American league decades to reach.Beckham, who is currently trying to get his proposed MLS franchise off the ground in Miami, met the Hall of Fame’s eligibility criteria given his seasons in MLS, during which he scored 18 goals in 98 games.The voting pool includes past and present men’s and women’s U.S. national team coaches, active MLS and National Women’s Soccer League management, U.S. Soccer leadership, Hall of Famers and media members.The National Soccer Hall of Fame closed its Oneonta, New York, location in 2010 with a new facility in Texas expected to open next year.last_img read more

Tiger Woods targets gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020

first_img SUBSCRIBE TO US FOLLOW US Sreehari Menon WATCH US LIVE 10 months ago Roger Federer announces decision to play in Tokyo 2020 Olympics 11 months ago Bajrang Punia punches ticket to Tokyo 2020, third Indian to qualify 11 months ago Indian Mixed Relay team reach World Final & Qualify for Tokyo 2020 Written By 10 months ago Golf star Tiger Woods announces plans for a new memoir ‘Back’ Last Updated: 18th October, 2019 23:35 IST Tiger Woods Targets Gold Medal At The Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 Golf legend Tiger Woods sets sights for gold at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Golf made a return to the Olympics in 2016. Tiger missed 2016 Olympics due to an injury LIVE TV Golf legend Tiger Woods seeks to add another feather to his cap at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Golf made a comeback to the Olympics after a 112-year absence. Woods missed the Rio Olympic Games due to an injury. Tokyo 2020 could be his last hurdle as he nears the end of his career.    Also Read: Golf Star Tiger Woods Announces Plans For A New Memoir ‘Back’Tiger Woods targetting Tokyo 2020Tiger Woods will get a taste of golf frenzy Japan when he competes in ‘The Challenge: Japan Skins’ which starts on October 21. For the first time in a decade, a skins game will take on the PGA Tours. While the event will somewhat replicate ‘The Skin Game’ in the PGA tour from 1993-2008, the new and unique exhibition features a number of extra challenges during play. The tournament also features Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Hideki Matsuyama.Also Read: Koepka Leads Big Guns Rolling In For PGA Tour’s Asian RichesThe Japan skins would be Japan’s first-ever PGA Tour. Tiger Woods recently announced that he will author his personal memoir titled ‘Back’.Tiger Woods who made a comeback after his persistent injury problems added that he is glad to be back at the highest level. He had four back surgeries between 2014 to 2017. Tiger Woods won his 15th Major earlier this year, ending his 11-year wait for the coveted title.     10 months ago (Not) Tokyo Olympics 2020? Venue-spreading in store to counter heat First Published: 18th October, 2019 23:35 IST COMMENT Also Read: After Record World Medal Haul, Simone Biles A Face Of 2020 OlympicsTokyo 2020 might be the first and only time we see Tiger Woods in the Olympics. Woods will have to fight for a place with a new generation of golfers. Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Bryson Dechambeau, and Patrick Reed will be competing for places with Woods for a place in the golf team. With age catching up on the Golf maestro, the Olympics could be the final hurrah for the champion.  Also Read: Karandeep Kochhar Takes One-shot Lead On Day One WE RECOMMENDlast_img read more