Hunting licenses on the rise in New York

first_img“I love seeing more women taking it, more youth taking it because what was happening was our hunting public was aging out and are an older demographic,” Bailey explained, “It’s great to see more youth and more women getting involved in the sport.” While Bailey says it’s great to see this increase, what’s really encouraging is seeing who is buying these licenses and taking hunter safety courses. With an increase in attention to the sport, Bailey says more people are now getting a better understanding of hunting and how to be safe while doing so. The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation is seeing a large increase in people buying sporting licenses this year, especially hunting. Mary Bailey, an Environmental Program Specialist with the DEC, believes the increase is due to more people wanting to spend time outside and social distancing during the pandemic, so they’re turning to sports like hunting and fishing. For more information on getting your New York State hunting license and hunter safety courses/guidelines, click here. (WBNG) — The original social distancing activity is on the rise in New York State. As of right now, the DEC is doing hunter safety courses online-only and if you buy your license online, Bailey added it can take about two weeks for your license to arrive in the mail once you order it. “I love that more people are taking those courses and getting the background and history of hunting. They’re also learning about the safety aspects of it and really becoming familiar with what the sport is about,” Bailey said.last_img read more

CMRC Finale promises big things

first_img– SR3 Radicals, Drift exhibition to be staged THE Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC) officially launched their 2017 Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) on Friday evening.The event was officially opened by Minister of State Joseph Harmon who also gave the feature address at the GT Motorsports hall.Speaking to those in attendance, Harmon said, “I want to say that is something to which we can commit to working with the GMR&SC to achieve that goal. I think this is the vision we have to give to Guyanese, we have to start thinking big and we have to start acting big.”He commended the club for its organisational and management skills as well.Also present was Minister of Public Works, David Patterson, who echoed the sentiments of Minister Harmon.“Quietly and admittedly with not as much help from the government, whichever government, you’ve been able to annually provide a top-class sporting activity in the Caribbean, so for that you should be congratulated.”The event was opened by vice -president Hansraj Singh who contended that this year will feature two new dimensions in the SR3 Radicals and a professional drifting exhibition out of Trinidad & Tobago.“I feel the Guyanese people are in for a treat with the two new dimensions that are being delivered here,” he added.Also in attendance was the Director of Tourism, Donald Sinclair, who commended the body for always putting on a high class event.He also spoke about how important events like the CMRC are to sport tourism locally and advancing that as a product.GMR&SC President Rameez Mohamed, in closing remarks, thanked those who turned up to support the event.last_img read more

NPFL: Rangers Don’t Scare Nasarawa, Boasts Dogo

first_img“We believe the back-to-back victories against newcomers, Plateau United and Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) will continue that way at Enugu Rangers.“Rangers are second on the league log and have done quite well for themselves both on home and away soils so the pedigree is there but not to the extent as to instill fear in us.“We will pay them due respect on and off the pitch but will never be afraid of the side even with their intimidating tradition.“Good enough Enugu has always been a fertile ground for us in the last three seasons as we are yet to lose a game there and I strongly believe the matchup on Friday will not be anything different.“The encounter is a live match so I have charged the players to come out strongly to challenge for the three points at stake.“We do not have injury worries though the duo, Bature Yaro and Tayo Fabiyi are still down but we have capable replacements.“We are quite hopeful of getting positive result in the encounter now that the winning mentality of the players is at its peak,” said the former ABS coach to Lafia-based side is 11th on the 20-team top flight on 15 points from possible 36 with a game to spare at Sunshine Stars.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Nasarawa United Head Coach, Kabir Dogo, has said his side is hopeful to continue back-to-back victories at Enugu Rangers.The Solid Miners will be the guests of the Coal City side in today’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match-day 13 clash at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu.Dogo said the fact that the encounter will be live on Supersport is a huge motivation for his wards to come all out to challenge for the top prize.last_img read more

Argonia volleyball team advances to state semifinals with 3-0 start; Caldwell eliminated in first round

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Sumner Newscow report — The Argonia Red Raider girls volleyball team went 3-0 on Friday and has advanced out of pool play as the top seed in the Class 1A Div. II State volleyball tournament at Fort Hays State University at Gross Memorial Coliseum.Caldwell, on the other hand, was eliminated in the Class 1A Div. 1 state tournament also at Hays.Argonia, winner of pool 2, will play Dighton, runner-up in pool 1, in the semifinals at 2 p.m. Baileyville B&B, winner of pool 1, will battle Logan, runner-up in pool 2, on the other side of the court at the same time. Argonia will either play for the state championship 15 minutes later or the consolation championship if it loses .On Friday, Argonia would beat Logan in three sets 25-20, 19-25, and 25-20. Then at 6:30 p.m. Argonia would sweep Attica, 25-15, 25-19. In the night camp at 8:30 p.m. Argonia would beat Sharon Springs 25-18, 25-15 to win pool B.Argonia will play the runner-up of Pool A which is Dighton. Argonia is the No. 3 seed and Dighton is the No. 5 seed in the tournament. On the other side Baileyville B&B is the No. 1 seed and Logan is the No. 6 seed. Full results can be found here:•••••Caldwell was the top seed in Class A Div. 1, but would go 1-2 for the day and get eliminated in the first round.The Bluejays would beat LaCrosse 25-19, 26-24 in the first round. Caldwell would lose to Goessel in three sets, 20-25, 25-7, 25-22 in the second round. Spearville would then beat Caldwell 25-14, 25-22 to end the Bluejays great season.Caldwell finishes 37-4 on the season. The full results can be found here.last_img read more

Who plays on ‘Thursday Night Football’ tonight? Time, TV channel, schedule for Week 10

first_imgIn 2019, “Thursday Night Football” generally features intriguing matchups, even if the quality of play takes a dip as a result of a short week for the participating teams. That’s part of the reason the NFL can continue to get away with forcing teams to play a few days early each week. As long as fans care to scan their TV channels for “Thursday Night Football,” the league will give the people what they want.This week on “Thursday Night Football,” the Raiders will host the Chargers in a game scheduled to kick off at 8:20 p.m. ET on Fox and NFL Network. Based on the tiny point spread attached to this game, Oakland vs. Los Angeles is expected to be tight. The 4-5 Chargers are one-point favorites over the 4-4 Raiders. Thursday night games on Fox this season are called by the network’s lead broadcast team of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman, sideline reporters Erin Andrews and Kristina Pink, and rules analyst Mike Pereira.Andrea Kramer and Hannah Storm are the voices for Amazon Prime’s broadcasts.Thursday Night Football TV schedule for 2019All “Thursday Night Football” games start at 8:20 p.m. ET.WeekDateMatchupTV channels4Sept. 26Eagles at PackersFox, NFLN, Prime5Oct. 3Rams at SeahawksFox, NFLN, Prime6Oct. 10Giants at PatriotsFox, NFLN, Prime7Oct. 17Chiefs at BroncosFox, NFLN, Prime8Oct. 24Redskins at VikingsFox, NFLN, Prime9Oct. 3149ers at CardinalsFox, NFLN, Prime10Nov. 7Chargers at RaidersFox, NFLN, Prime11Nov. 14Steelers at BrownsFox, NFLN, Prime12Nov. 21Colts at TexansFox, NFLN, Prime14Dec. 5Cowboys at BearsFox, NFLN, Prime15Dec. 12Jets at RavensFox, NFLN, Prime WEEK 10 NFL PICKS: Straight up | Against the spreadOakland enters this game averaging 381.6 yards per game in part because of talented rookie running back Josh Jacobs, but also because of a Derek Carr hot streak. The Raiders QB has 7 touchdowns and just 1 interception for a 120.4 passer rating over his last three games. On the other side, Philip Rivers has been shaky at times this season, but the Chargers QB tends to shine against the Raiders. Rivers has 45 career TD passes against Oakland, the most vs. any opponent, and he has 1,217 passing yards (304.3 per game), 8 TDs, 1 INT and a 121.7 rating over his last four games against the division rival.Below is all the info you need to watch “Thursday Night Football” this week, including the TV channel and kickoff time for Raiders vs. Chargers.Who plays on Thursday Night Football tonight?Los Angeles Chargers at Oakland RaidersKickoff time: 8:20 p.m. ETIn our picks against the spread and our straight-up NFL predictions for Week 10, Sporting News is split on Thursday night’s game. Below are the explanations for each pick.Pick against the spread: One of these hot teams will use this game to continue a march back to AFC wild-card contention. The Raiders are home underdogs, but they have the best matchup in their favor with Jacobs against the Chargers’ reeling run defense. LA will answer with big plays in the passing game from Rivers in its new, more dynamic offense, but Oakland will finish a few more drives to take its latest near-last home game. Pick: Raiders win 27-20 and cover the spread.Straight-up prediction: Before it shifted in LA’s favor, this game opened as a pick ’em with good reason. Neither the 4-4 Raiders nor the 4-5 Chargers are expected to keep up with the Chiefs in the AFC West, but both are still contenders for a wild card. Los Angeles entered the season with higher expectations, and coming off consecutive refreshing wins, Anthony Lynn’s bunch is starting to look like the team many expected it to be. Quietly, the Chargers have a top-10 scoring defense. That will be the key against a good-but-not-unstoppable Raiders offense. Prediction: Chargers 23, Raiders 17.MORE: Full betting preview for Chargers vs. RaidersWhat channel is Thursday Night Football on?TV channel (national): NFL Network, FoxTV channel (Oakland): KTVUTV channel (Los Angeles): KTTVLive stream: Amazon Prime”Thursday Night Football” broadcast rights in 2019 are shared between Fox, NFL Network and Amazon Prime.last_img read more

Koreas to field joint teams at Asian Games

first_imgNorth Korea’s Hwang Chung Gum and South Korea’s Won Yun-jong arrive during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)North and South Korea will field joint teams in three sports — canoeing, rowing and women’s basketball — at the Asian Games, organizers said Thursday, in the latest sign of thawing tensions.The two countries will also march together at the opening and closing ceremonies for the showpiece event being held in Indonesia from August 18-September 2, they added.ADVERTISEMENT South Korea’s national Olympic committee previously told AFP that the country’s governing bodies for basketball, judo, canoe, gymnastics, table tennis, rowing and soft tennis had expressed an interest in running combined teams.Seoul and Pyongyang agreed this month to form unified teams for some sports though the specifics were only confirmed Thursday after a meeting in Jakarta between the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), Games organizers and representatives from the two Koreas.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“We won’t add any more (sports),” Games deputy chairman Sjafrie Sjamsoeddin told reporters after the meeting Thursday.“We have to be strict with scheduling so there will be no more changes.” The athletes from the Koreas will march under a neutral Korean peninsula flag and under the “Korea” name.Further details about logistics would come later, Sjamsoeddin added.“The meeting was very friendly and enthusiastic, and was based on a spirit of togetherness of the two countries,” Sjamsoeddin said.The two Koreas formed their first-ever unified Olympic team — a joint women’s ice hockey squad — for February’s Winter Games in the South Korean resort of Pyeongchang.It provoked a backlash in the South, on the grounds that Seoul was depriving its own athletes of the chance to compete on the Olympic stage.ADVERTISEMENT Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town LATEST STORIES ‘Major concern’ for TNT ahead of crucial game as key cogs fulfill Gilas duties Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95 View comments Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Ultimately the sight of North and South Korean skaters wearing the same jersey and passing the puck to each other drew emotive responses from spectators and quickly became an Olympic favorite, despite the team being thrashed in all five of their matches.Ties between the neighbors have been warming since the Winter Olympics, with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreeing at a historic summit in April to jointly participate in international sports events.This month, Kim and US President Donald Trump held a summit in Singapore.The three-team plan comes after the OCA had earlier dismissed the idea of granting extra places for unified Korean teams at an event which will see about 10,000 athletes compete in 40 sports — the second-biggest multi-sport event behind the Olympics.The Games will be held in Indonesia’s capital and Palembang on Sumatra island.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more