Williamsville covered bridge to close July 5 for replacement

first_imgThe Vermont Agency of Transportation will begin to replace the Williamsville Covered Bridge on Dover Road on Monday, July 5. The bridge will be out of service through August 29, 2010. The detour around the bridge on Parish Hill and Baker Brook Road is about two miles long and will have signs. Motorists should factor time for the detour into their travel plans.The Williamsville Covered Bridge reconstruction project involves reconstructing the existing historic bridge, built around 1850, with a new replacement covered bridge. VTRANS expects to open the new bridge to traffic on August 30. Source: VTrans Director Planning, Outreach & Community Affairs 6.29.2010last_img read more

Freshman goalkeeper Bono looks to bounce back after suffering 1st loss of Syracuse career

first_img Published on September 2, 2012 at 10:37 pm Contact Nick: nctoney@syr.edu | @nicktoneytweets Ian McIntyre nervously clapped as the ball was launched beyond the left sideline.Alex Bono tried to outrace a Niagara forward instead of clearing the ball on his first touch. When the ball was taken away from him, the SU freshman goalkeeper left the Syracuse net wide open and vulnerable for a counterattack.“It happens,” said McIntyre. “That’s the occupational hazard of playing the position, and he’ll bounce back.”On that open-net play, Bono avoided surrendering an easy goal. But he was tripped up on many more, looking more like a first-year starter and less like the highly-touted prospect Syracuse (2-1) landed to anchor the program. He’ll need to recover quickly from his first mistake-filled game when the Orange plays Colgate (1-1-1) at SU Soccer Stadium on Monday at 7 p.m.Bono, the 46th-rated overall prospect in last year’s graduating class by ESPN Rise, headlined the No. 14 recruiting class in the nation, according to College Soccer News. Only Georgetown (No. 6) and South Florida (No. 11) put together better recruiting classes in the Big East.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textMcIntyre said Bono could become the best goalkeeper in program history. He posted two shutouts in SU’s first two wins, but he showed his youth in a 2-1 loss to Niagara Friday.Bono was exposed against the Bearcats, making a few crucial mistakes early.In the seventh minute, Niagara’s Callum Willmott redirected a cross to the box with a header on goal. Willmott was the only opposing player in the box, but Bono couldn’t get a read on the header in time to stop the game’s first goal.Other mistakes – like the open-goal scramble – were much more avoidable.“There were definitely some things in my game tonight that I’d like to clean up,” Bono said after the game. “I’ve got to play better.”His most egregious error came one minute into the second half.Bono charged a shot and gained possession, but he rushed his next decision. As he got rid of the ball, it was tipped and trapped by Willmott, who shot past a bewildered Bono for his second goal of the game.“The keeper got rid of it, and the ball just came to me,” Wilmott said after the game. “It was easy to get that goal.”Bono can’t give up easy goals against a better Colgate team.The Raiders had 13 shots in a losing effort against Villanova on Saturday. If they match that number, it would make for the busiest day in goal in Bono’s young career. Only Albany sent more shots at Bono with 12 of the Great Danes’ 22 shots missing the target altogether.Still, McIntyre expects Bono to be up to the task Monday.“There’s not many freshman goalkeepers that can have such a big impact on a game,” said McIntyre. “He’s a resilient guy. He’ll bounce back and win us some games.” Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

The 5 thrilling extra-inning at-bats that helped the Dodgers extend Game 2

first_img Acuff’s leap nets indoor title “We fought to the end,” Kiké Hernandez said. “Nobody was expecting us to come from behind when we were down two runs. We almost tied it again.” Untitled Fashion district info Help sought in fugitive hunt Following campaign funding Untitled Untitled `Alcopop’ tax won’t stop teen drinking Here were the five at-bats that kept fans glued until the end:1. 10th inning, no outs: Yasiel Puig homers to left fieldPuig was 0 for 3 in the first nine innings. He made hard contact once but grounded out; he also flied out weakly and was thrown out on a soft tapper to shortstop.The Astros had just hit two home runs in the top of the 10th inning to take a 5-3 lead. The second home run by Carlos Correa traveled an estimated 427 feet, leading Correa to flip his bat halfway to Chinatown.Astros closer Ken Giles, who threw a 1-2-3 ninth inning, came back out to close the 10th. Giles threw Puig a pair of 97 mph fastballs off the plate; Puig hit the second one foul. Giles’ 1-and-1 pitch missed high. His next offering, a fastball, found the juicy middle of the plate and Puig clobbered it 425 feet to left field. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error The Dodgers led Game 2 of the World Series 3-1 after seven innings. They lost in 11 innings, 7-6.In between, four Dodgers came to the plate representing the game’s final out. They saw 10 pitches while down to their final strike. Only one ended the game – when Yasiel Puig swung and missed at a Chris Devenski changeup, the ninth pitch of a hair-raising duel, at 9:36 local time.By then, 4 hours and 19 minutes had elapsed since the game’s first pitch. In between were a dozen game-defining moments to fan the flames of emotion.Related Articles Untitled Rather than flipping his bat, as is his custom, Puig gently and deliberately laid his lumber on the dirt. It was the perfect answer to Correa’s bravado, and it brought the Dodgers within 5-4.2. 10th inning, two outs: Logan Forsythe walksForsythe wasn’t in the starting lineup Wednesday. He was a defensive replacement at second base for Chase Utley to begin the ninth inning, back when the Dodgers were three outs away from nailing down a 3-2 win. This was his first plate appearance of the game, and he had little margin for error.After Puig’s home run, Giles came back to strike out Yasmani Grandal and Austin Barnes. His fastball was still touching 96-97 mph, and Forsythe quickly found himself down 0-and-1. Giles’ second pitch missed a tad outside. Forsythe fouled off the next pitch, a fastball at the letters.Then Forsythe did what he does best. With two strikes, he laid off a slider at the hollow of his knees. Home plate umpire Paul Nauert called it a ball. Giles threw another slider; this one bent into the dirt. Giles’ next pitch was a fastball at the knees. Forsythe watched it for ball four, extending the game.It was Forsythe’s seventh walk in nine playoff games.Video: Dodgers fall to Astros in Game 2, analysis and interviews3. 10th inning, two outs: Kiké Hernandez singlesAfter Forsythe’s walk, Giles’ command seemed to slip. He missed low with a fastball. He missed lower with a slider and the pitch got away from catcher Brian McCann, sending Forsythe to second base.On 2-and-0, Hernandez fouled off a fastball. Giles came back with another fastball, missing outside. On 3-and-1, Giles found a bit too much of the plate. Hernandez took a fastball to the opposite field for a line-drive single, and Forsythe scored from second base ahead of right fielder Josh Reddick’s throw. After a close play at the plate, the score was tied, 5-5, and headed to the 11th inning.Of the Dodgers’ five hits, this was the only non-home run.4. 11th inning, two outs: Charlie Culberson hits a solo home runChris Devenski retired Corey Seager and Justin Turner on a pair of line drives to begin the 11th inning. The Dodgers’ last hope was Culberson, who had come off the bench as a defensive replacement in the top of the 11th.Down 7-5, Culberson couldn’t tie the game with one swing. When he swatted a home run to left field on Devenski’s second pitch, it seemed as if Culberson thought he had ended the World Series right then and there.Culberson stretched his arms out wide as he rounded second base. He pointed to his parents in the stands as he rounded third. He pointed to his wife in the stands after he crossed home plate. He raised his arms, exhorting his dugout to meet him in the moment.“Adrenaline,” he said. “I knew it was 7 to 5 when I was up to bat. I knew my home run was a solo shot.”Culberson’s last major league home run? A walk-off poke into the left field porch at Dodger Stadium in Sept. 2016. That one walked off the San Francisco Giants and allowed the Dodgers to clinch the National League West.5. 11th inning, two outs: Yasiel Puig strikes outDevenski was up to 16 pitches after the Culberson home run. He needed another nine to retire Puig and end the game.Puig saw eight changeups and one fastball. Once, the Astros thought Puig failed to check his swing. The umpires disagreed.When Puig swung and missed at a Devenski changeup just below the knees, Game 2 of the World Series was somehow over.“It wasn’t frustrating,” Puig said of the roller-coaster finish. “We were just trying to go turn after turn.” Unbeaten 49ers will visit UCLA for key MPSF match last_img