Brown celebrates birthday with West Liberty win

first_imgBy Jerry MackeyWEST LIBERTY, Iowa (July 8) – Saturday’s headliner at West Liberty Raceway was the 20-lap feature for the Performance Concepts IMCA Modifieds. The race took the green with veteran Brad Dubil leading the first several circuits around the super fast half-mile before Jarrett Brown shot by.Brown, who was racing on the eve of his 16th birthday, charged out to a comfortable race lead before a lap 17 caution. The caution put Brown’s teammate Derrick Stewart on his rear bumper for the restart. The two youngsters came off of turn four to the checkers side-by-side and Brown was able to hold off Stewart for a ½-car length win.The Out-Pace Racing Products IMCA Late Model 25-lap feature saw Chad Holladay chase down race leader Jonathan Brauns and make the pass for the lead as the race neared the halfway point. Holladay went on to score the win over Brauns and Denny Eckrich.Timmy Plummer scored the 15-lap feature win in the Weikert Iron & Metal IMCA Northern SportMods. Plummer advanced from a third row start early in the race and went on to take the win ahead of Dalton Simonsen and Cody Harris.David Brandies won a very tough battle in the Kile Motorsports IMCA Stock Car feature. Brandies was able to get to the point ahead of eventual second place finisher Johnny Spaw in the 15-lap main event.Jason Klerk de Reus proved to be the class of the field in the US 6 Bodyworks IMCA Sport Com­pacts. Klerk de Reus led the 10 lap feature flag-to-flag, taking the win over Alex Hayes and Jacob Smith.last_img read more

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Ireland wrap up comfortable win

first_img They closed on 251 for nine on Thursday and Naveed added just two runs to the score before he was out next ball, finding only the hands of Dockrell after attempting to loft Craig Young over the infield. It was fitting that the Irish pair combined to end the match, having each taken seven wickets in the match, which included slow left armer Dockrell’s 100th for his country. Ireland join Namibia at the top of the table and will play the African side in the next round of the competition later in the year. Press Association Ireland needed just four deliveries to wrap up an innings-and-26-run victory in the first match of their Intercontinental Cup campaign against the United Arab Emirates.center_img William Porterfield’s men took the maximum 20 points available after ending the UAE’s last wicket stand in the first over of the morning to complete a comprehensive victory in Malahide. The UAE managed to take the match to the final day but last pair Manjula Guruge and Mohammad Naveed could not force their hosts to bat again. last_img read more

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Community Futures to host provincial conference

first_imgThe event will be held September 11, 12th & 13th at the EnCana Events Centre.The conference will feature two high profile speakers, former Canuck Trevor Linden who will open the conference and from the T.V. Show Dragon’s Den, Arlene Dickinson.The conference will attract participants from across British Columbia and Northern Alberta. For local Peace Region residents, conference organizers hope the event will provide information and tools to assist businesses and community practitioners in their efforts to be successful.- Advertisement -For more information about attending or sponsoring the conference, contact Brenda Sitter, Community Futures Peace Liard, by phone 250 782-8748,  or email [email protected]last_img read more

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