Foster’s goal secures INSPORTS/Babsy Grange title for McKoy Lands

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first_img “This was a great conclusion to the INSPORTS/Babsy Grange Community Football competition and we would like to congratulate McKoy Lands for taking the title,” declared Ian Andrews, INSPORTS’ administrative director. “All teams played very well and we are pleased with the level of community support. We are now looking forward to seeing more teams in action for the upcoming INSPORTS All-island Football Championship, which is popularly referred to as the ‘Ghetto World Cup’, where I am confident we will see many more talented athletes,” he added. Great conclusion ST CATHERINE: McKOY LANDS crowned themselves king in the INSPORTS/Babsy Grange Community Football competition, registering a 1-0 victory over Genosyde in the final. The winning goal was scored by Christopher Foster in the seventh minute of a highly entertaining and competitive final on Sunday. Genosyde made several well-intentioned attempts at securing an equaliser, but were unable to breach the defensive tactics of McKoy Lands. For their well-deserved win, McKoy Lands were awarded a $100,000 cash prize, while Genosyde received $50,000. In the third-place play-off, Rebel United hammered Brunswick United in an embarrassing 8-1 thrashing. Rebel United took the lead at the fifth minute through Marlon Robinson. However, Devon Francis was the star player for Rebel United, as he netted a hat-trick (13th, 16th, 31st). Father and son duo Wilson Herrera Jr. (19th) and Wilson Herrera Sr. (20th) also got in on the act with a goal apiece. In an embarrassing turn of events, Brunswick United scored an own goal, increasing Rebel United’s substantial lead. Brunswick United’s Robert Junior scored his team’s only goal of the match, in the 32nd minute. The second half proceeded with no additional goals and Rebel United were the clear third place winners. For that outstanding effort, Rebel United pocketed $25,000, while Brunswick United received a $10,000 cash prize. The leading goalscorerwas Dawayne MacDonald of Genosyde, who received a $10,000 prize, while Viper FC were awarded $15,000 for being the most disciplined team.last_img read more


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first_img July 16, 2014 472 Views in Daily Dose, Data, Headlines, News The Federal Reserve reported continued growth in economic activity through the United States over the past month, reinforcing recent reports that the economy is moving in a more positive direction after a dismal first quarter.The central bank’s latest Beige Book report, released Wednesday, shows that economic activity expanded in nearly all 12 Fed districts, with New York, Chicago, Minneapolis, Dallas, and San Francisco all reporting moderate growth. The remaining districts characterized their own expansion as modest, except for Boston and Richmond, which both noted a slightly slower pace of growth.Moving forward, most districts are optimistic in their outlook, the Fed said.Reports on real estate activity were mixed across the country, though low inventory and rising home prices were common themes in most districts.Boston, New York, Atlanta, Kansas City, and Dallas all reported that residential home sales remain constrained by dwindling inventory levels, though home sales in Atlanta and Kansas City accelerated at a slight to modest pace.Home sales also rose in Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Richmond.Sales softened in Boston, New York, Chicago, and St. Louis, with Chicago pinning some of the decline on rising home prices. Chicago posted double-digit annual price gains in the latest S&P/Case-Shiller report but remains among the cities with the lowest price indices as of April.In a positive turn for supply, residential construction generally increased nationwide, with only St. Louis and Minneapolis reporting declines in activity.Building challenges remain, however. Cleveland and San Francisco each reported that a shortage of vacant lots has held back further both in homebuilding, and Cleveland, Richmond, Atlanta, Chicago, Kansas City, and Dallas all reported a shortage of skilled construction and craft workers.Districts were split on home lending activity. New York, Philadelphia, St. Louis, and Dallas all reported growth, while Richmond, Atlanta, and Kansas City posted slight declines in demand.Credit quality was stable or improved in most areas, with Dallas and New York reporting moderate and strong improvement, respectively. Out of the 12 districts, only San Francisco posted a decline in credit quality.At the same time, lenders in some districts are resorting to riskier terms to remain competitive, with contacts in Chicago and Philadelphia expressing growing concern. Sharecenter_img Housing Mixed in Largely Positive Beige Book Beige Book Credit Standards Demand Federal Reserve Home Sales 2014-07-16 Tory Barringerlast_img read more