Curtain Brothers supports PNG triathlon development program

first_imgThe funding support will go into identifying a junior talent pool and training these junior athletes into future elites.Curtain Brothers is one of the first corporates who has put its support behind this program.The PNG triathlon junior development, still in its design phase, will identify our future junior athletes hopefully from the National Triathlon Championships on Sunday, May 15. Wewak, Port Moresby, Lae, Manus, Lihir and Kavieng are sending athletes for this competition. Some of these will be juniors competing for slots in the PNG squad to the Pacific Islands Triathlon Championships in Solomons Islands in July.“The Oceania Triathlon Union (OTU) is also finalising its regional development squad around this time and we hope that we can select an additional number of juniors into this,” the association said.“Getting selected into the OTU team means opportunities for expert international training, exposure to international races and an opportunity to develop and prepare our junior athletes for future competitions like the Pacific Games and the Commonwealth Games.”Curtain Brothers is one the first corporates to support this program with others to make an announcement next week.(Some of the Pacific Games triathletes in New Caledonia in 2013. Credit: ABC)last_img read more

Golden Eagles storm to 20-3 win

first_img (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2213 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! CSULA responded with six runs in the bottom of the fourth on its way to a 20-3 win over San Francisco State on Friday in both teams’ California Collegiate Athletic Association opener. “I don’t think it’s ever been a question,” first-year coach Pat Shine said of his team’s resolve. “I’ve never doubted it. But it’s always good to respond like that right after they score.” LOS ANGELES – After taking a 2-0 lead into the fourth inning, the Cal State Los Angeles baseball team saw it evaporate with one hit – a three-run home run that put the visitors ahead, 3-2. That’s when the Golden Eagles went to work. center_img Cal State L.A. (8-1-1) remained patient at the plate throughout and abused the Gators’ relievers, scoring 13 runs on 10 hits after chasing SFSU’s starter in the fourth inning. The Golden Eagles drew 10 walks in the game and took advantage of a wild Gators bullpen, which hit seven batters. Five different players drove in two or more runs for Cal State L.A., which scored nine more in the seventh inning. Senior third baseman Jeff Carroll went 5 for 6 with three RBIs and a homer in the bottom of the sixth, his fifth of the season for the Golden Eagles, ranked No. 19 in NCAA Division II by the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper. CSULA senior starter Kyle Owsley (2-0) scattered five hits over six strong innings, including the three-run home run in the fourth that was his only blemish. last_img read more