Athletes Reunion Blazes Atlanta with Red, White and Blue

first_imgFull of fun at the Peachtree Ridge Park in Suwanee, Georgia as the above action indicatesThe national colors: red, white and blue, will be on display in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States from June 23-25 as former and current Liberian sports promoters gather in a major reunion to celebrate what binds them together: sports.The three-day event will begin today, Friday, at the Monte Carlo Event Hall on 2077 Beaver Ruin Road in the city of Norcross with the arrival of delegates from other US cities, Europe, parts of Africa and Liberia. More than 500 delegates, including women and children, are expected, according to the organizers, who launched the event more than three years ago.According to the itinerary, tomorrow, Saturday, will witness an executive plenary meeting at Peachtree Ridge Park in Suwanee in the morning and sports, including soccer, basketball and kickball will be held from 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Peachtree Ridge Park in Suwanee.From 8:30 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. on Saturday, a dinner and awards night will be held at Monte Carlo Event Hall at 2077 Beaver Ruin Road in Norcross. Several former athletes, journalists, sports administrators, and others will be honored with certificates for their contribution to the development of sports in their various disciplines in Liberia.On Sunday, the final day of the gathering, a financial report will be submitted to the body at 2036 Alcovy Trace Way in Lawrenceville.To climax the occasion, the third of such since the need for the gathering was put in motion, there will be a sumptuous Farewell Cookout at Peachtree Ridge Park from 2-7p.m. at 3170 Suwanee Creek Road in Suwanee.The gathering is aimed at rekindling old friendships, reexamining the future of Liberian sports, and what the delegates can do to contribute to the progress of soccer, basketball, kickball, track and field and other sports in the country.In the past, the delegates contributed funds to assist former athletes in Liberian who either fell sick or faced any other such difficulty.The athletes’ reunion was first held in the twin cities of Minnesota. Philadelphia was to follow, and the celebration returned to Minnesota. Now it is being held in Atlanta, Georgia.At the end of the meeting, a position paper is expected to be released with an overview of sports development and suggestions to the Ministry of Youth and Sports for onward distribution to the heads of the various disciplines in Liberia.Ahmadu Sarnor, Wisseh Nyankun (Mama Musa), Sarkpa Nyanseor, the proverbial ‘rock of Gibraltar’ and Dave JackleyShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

GAA NEWS: DUNGLOE U14 HURLERS UNBEATEN AT BLITZ IN LIMERICK

first_imgAn Clochan Liath Club Notes Ba iad 1, 3, 6 agus 10 a huimhireacha lotto a tarraingíodh ag deireadh na seachtaine agus níor baineadh póta óir an lotto. Beidh €6,800 sa phóta óir don seachtain seo.Bhain na daoine seo leanas €20 an ceann Jeann Sweeney Sheskinarone, Evelyn Boyle Meenmore, Dom Ferry Crickamore, John Ward Milltown agus Donal Johnson The Glen. Bhain Anthony Conaghan as Crickamore €150 agus bhain Mary Bryan as Annagry, Breege O’Donnell as Kerrytown, Connie O’Donnell as St. Peter’s Tce., agus Bridget McBride an Annagry €100 ag an bhingo.Senior championship result An Clochán Liath (0-08)v(1-8) Ghaoth Dobhair. Dungloe leaving to much to do in the 2nd half to reduce a 6 point lead that Gweedore had at half time. Senior reserve result An Clochán Liath (0-10)v(2-10) Ghaoth Dobhair. The Final group game against Killybegs at home this Sunday in Rosses Park where the winners take all and qualifies for the quarter final.Congratulations to the u14 hurlers who travelled to Limerick and won all their matches this weekend, great credit to all the young players who had a great time in Limerick and were a credit to their club and families. Special mention to Cormac and all the management and coaches who helped out on this special weekend..Club 200: Series 6 – Draw 1: The winners for the 1st draw of the sixth series were as follows: 1st Evelyn Boyle Meenmore €1,000, 2nd Harry Bradley Burtonport €500, 3rd Paul O’Donnell Belcruit €300, 4th Pat McNelis Burtonport €100 and 5th Edward Wallace Chapel Road €100. Well done to all our winners and thanks to everyone for participating in this fund raising activity. This will go towards the developments at Rosses Park.  GAA NEWS: DUNGLOE U14 HURLERS UNBEATEN AT BLITZ IN LIMERICK was last modified: October 7th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare 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:dungloeGAANoticesSportlast_img read more