Bailey Boys

21 Apr 19
In which Jordan writes about stuff

Right, after what must be hiatus #320 for this blog… These ten are the ten best shows…of the first half of this countdown. Which is slightly backhanded. Still, there’s a lot to love throughout these ten. Two of my favorite contemporary Buzzcocks comic bookings, a precursor to Jedward, and…the man who essentially wrote the legend […]

21 Apr 19
illustratedworlds

Joshua and I sat for an hour 22 miles from Astoria on Highway 30. We weren’t the only ones. There was a line of cars miles long in both directions. Joshua took his sand shovel out of the backseat and decided to dig us a way to the beach. While he scraped at gravel, other […]

21 Apr 19
Reading in Pajamas

  ✿ROMANCE NEW RELEASES 04/21-04/27/19✿ ✦The Careless Boyfriend (The Bad Boyfriend Series Book 3) by Erika Kelly (Contemporary Romance) (Releasing 04/23/19) ➢ Kindle $3.99 https://amzn.to/2OGGTd8 ✦Fumbled (Playbook, The Book 2) by Alexa Martin (Contemporary Romance) (Releasing 04/23/19) ➢ Kindle $9.99 https://amzn.to/2BCViBS ✦The Trouble With Vampires: An Argeneau Novel by Lynsay Sands (Paranormal Romance) (Releasing 04/23/19) […]

21 Apr 19
Pelikula Mania

Universal Pictures has revealed two new adorable posters for its heartwarming drama A Dog’s Journey, the highly awaited sequel to 2017’s A Dog’s Purpose.  The cast is led by  returning stars Dennis Quaid, Marg Helgenberger and Josh Gad as the voice of Bailey. With the tagline, “Some friendships transcend lifetimes,” the posters show the dog Bailey sharing […]

21 Apr 19
survivor16b

Written by Scott W  [Twitter: @ScottMHC14] Hello & welcome to this week’s Essex Olympian League round-up, looking at the action from Saturday 20th April from the top-tier to Division Four as the games start to trickle in as the end of the season is nigh. Even so, this weekend was big for two sides who […]

21 Apr 19
Deadline

Harvey Sabinson, one of Broadway’s legendary press agents and a former long-time executive director of The Broadway League, died on April 18 of natural causes at his residence in Sarasota, Florida.  He was 94 years old. Sabinson capped a 50-year career in the theater when he was honored with a Special Tony Award for Lifetime […]

21 Apr 19
nostalgia for lost futures

The submissive bulb of the brown Long Island sunset was barely enough to illuminate the silently flailing figure in the water.  The flaming ball stared down at the commotion from beneath its skin of smog, but the girl simply picked the loose sand up in her hands, running the granules through her stubby fingers, fascinated […]

21 Apr 19

The Perkins Family

Our family may be bigger than average but really we are just an average family but bigger.
It seamed a good place to start by introducing us all to you.

21 Apr 19
Big Country Preps

Big Country boys track bests in each event through April 19.  The lists below will be continuously updated throughout the season. 

21 Apr 19
Flowers For Socrates

April 21st is Easter Bulldogs are Beautiful Day Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day National John Muir Day * National Kindergarten Day * World Curlew Day National Day * World Creativity and Innovation Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Charlotte Brontë, John Muir and Hilda Hilst, click

21 Apr 19
French Bruemmers

It’s just the two of us this week and we ventured out in the rain to go walkies. Me, excitedly in my new waterproof jacket and Bailey, reluctantly, in her purple superhero cape. I swear I did not try to make us match, or for her to look like a mini me. Just in case […]

21 Apr 19
famousinfamousbirthsdeathsblog

Today’s posting begins with navigator who founded Cape Town – Jan van Riebeeck started to spread his wings from 1619. Oldest of the writing sisters, Charlotte Brontë had the correct advance in 1816. Inventor of both Odour Eaters and Clearasil, Ivan DeBlois Combe found he didn’t have smelly feet or a spotty face, but did […]

21 Apr 19
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Santa Cruz basketball star Haley Jones, a senior All-American for Archbishop Mitty, scored 17 points and was named team MVP after leading Team Black to an 87-82 win at Jordan Brand Classic at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday. Logan Newman of USA Today reported this about the Stanford commit: “Jones showed her range, dribbling prowess and ability to finish with both hands. And despite being the No. 1 player in the country, she played just as hard as anyone else, diving on the floor at one point for a loose ball, passing from the ground, and then getting the offensive rebound and put-back.” South Carolina commit Zia Cooke was named Team White MVP. She finished the game with 12 points, according to PassThaBall on Twitter. Girls track and field Soquel Invitational: In a battle of sophomore classmates, Soquel’s Renee Parker (12.44 second) edged Sarah Canavan (12.46) for the 100-meter run title at the 29-team Soquel Invitational on Saturday. Canavan won the 200 title (26.04) ahead of Watsonville freshman Mayra Peralta-Celedon (27.29), who ran a personal best. Soquel freshman Deijah Stephens (27.71) was fourth with her best time. SLV senior Camryn Crouch won the 400 (56.79) and Scotts Valley senior Anna Hakimi (59.54) took third. SLV won the team title with 103 points. Los Gatos (97), Soquel (75), Santa Cruz (35) and Presentation (32) rounded out the top five teams. SLV sophomore Azalea Groleau won the 800 with a personal best (2:21.03) and Hakimi (2:22.11) took second. Santa Cruz senior Lila Roake won the 1,600 (5:08.03) ahead of Scotts Valley senior Jessica Kain (5:12.36) Santa Cruz sophomore Isabel Sanchez won the 3,200 (11:54.82) ahead of Soquel sophomore Emma McCain (11:58.32) and Knights freshman Ava Manier (12:49.30). All three ran personal bests. SLV sophomore Lulu Mattingly took second in the 100 hurdles (16.32), a personal best, and fourth in the 300 hurdles (49.11). Soquel’s Parker was second in the 300 hurdles (47.70) and SLV junior Tianna Bumbaca-Kuehl was third (47.83) with a personal-best mark. SLV’s 4×100 relay team of Samantha Brackett, Maya McCabe, Bumbaca-Kuehl and Crouch took second (48.89) while Soquel’s team of Raylene Allen, Parker, Grace Bailey and Canavan was third (49.07). McCabe, Bumbaca-Kuehl, Kayla Penny and Crouch delivered SLV the title in the 4×400 relay in 4:06.34, ahead of Los Gatos (4:07.47) and the Santa Cruz team of Alicia Buchter, Sanchez, Megan Wetzel and Lena Noya (4:35.55). SLV senior Nina Valera took second in the shot put (29-8) and discus (97-10), which was won by Soquel junior Gabriela Rivas (102-0). SLV junior Tasina Westberg took second in the high jump (4-11) and Mattingly (4-9), her teammate, was third with a personal best. Cougars junior Samantha Brackett was second in the long jump (16-4). Boys track and field Soquel Invitational: Santa Cruz senior Rory Hatcher won the 200 (22.47), took second in the 400 (50.12) and ran the anchor leg of the 4×100 relay team with Alex Rosas, Jack Courtright and Travis Hatcher, which took third in 44.52, at the 29-team Soquel Invitational on Saturday. Scotts Valley freshman Jeremy Kain won the 3,200 (9:53.15) ahead of SLV sophomore Cory Nounnan (9:54.02) as both ran personal-best times. Kain also ran the third leg of the 4×400 relay with Gabe Schultz, James Thompson, and Mudge, which took second in 3:37.36. Aptos senior Hunter Matys won the 100 (11.12), adding to the list of titles he won at the Avis Kelley Invitational (11.05) on March 23 and CCS Top 8 Classic (10.73) on April 13. Los Gatos (145 points) won the team title. Scotts Valley (58), Santa Cruz (41), SLV (36) and Lynbrook (27) rounded out the top five. SLV senior Chris Anderson won the 800 in a personal-best time (2:00.32). Scotts Valley senior Darren Mudge won the 1,600 (4:30.27) ahead of SLV freshman Cash Ebright (4:31.70), as both ran personal-best times. Soquel senior Zeke Thomas won the long jump (19-10.25) and was followed by Scotts Valley senior Dylan Rosenberg (19-5) and Watsonville senior Daniel Knight (19-1). Rosenberg also took second in the triple jump (36-3). Santa Cruz senior Charlie Cooper took second in the high jump (5-10) and Harbor senior Earl Givens (5-2) was third. Falcons junior Davin Kiesby took third in the discus (144-4) and fourth in the shot put (46-1). College baseball At Cabrillo 11, Gavilan 7: Devon Robinson drew three walks, doubled, stole a base, had three RBIs, and scored twice as the Seahawks won the Coast Conference Pacific Division game Saturday. The Seahawks finished with 14 hits and drew 10 walks. Joey Miranda was 3 for 4 with a walk, double, three RBIs, and a run scored, leadoff hitter Jake Keaschall was 3 for 5 with a walk, RBI and three runs scored, and Jonah Shabry had three hits and scored three runs. Winning pitcher Gio Besio (9-2) gave up 10 hits and five runs, four of which were earned, over seven innings. He struck out six batters and walked one. Chan Sanguinetti recorded the final two outs for his third save. The Seahawks (20-15, 8-7), tied for second place with Skyline (20-16, 8-7) behind division-leading Ohlone (30-7, 13-2), have a three-game series with Canada (16-17-2, 7-8) to close the regular season. Canada hosts the Seahawks on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. High school baseball Santa Cruz 6, at Palma 4: Both teams did their scoring in the fifth and seventh innings Saturday. The Cardinals scored three runs in each frames. Palma scored once in the fifth and three times in the bottom of the seventh. Scotts Valley 9, at SLV 1; 8 inn.: The Falcons scored eight runs in the top of the eighth inning to stun the host Cougars in Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League play Friday. Scotts Valley pitcher Noah Daniels and SLV’s Aiden Callahan both went 7 1/3 innings innings with seven strikeouts. Daniels also went 3 for 4 at the plate with two RBIs. Teammate Philip Garrison was 3 for 5, Shane Burns went 2 for 4 with two RBIs, Bryce Gundersen went 2 for 3, and Robert Hipwell was 2 for 4. Falcons catcher Connor Schelstraete threw out all four SLV base runners attempting to steal.
21 Apr 19
RVArt Review

ANIMAL CONTROL: A BAD DAWG TALE A Theater Review by Julinda D. Lewis At: The Firehouse Theatre, 1609 W. Broad Street, RVA 23220 Performances: April 17 – May 12, 2019 Ticket Prices: $15/student; $25/military; $35/general admission Info: (804) 355-2001 or firehousetheatre.org   Richmonders who are familiar with the name Chandler Hubbard probably know him as an […]

21 Apr 19
Oroville Mercury-Register
The Chico State softball team split its final two regular season games Saturday at Cal State East Bay, winning 10-5 in game one before losing 4-3 in 10 innings in game two. In game one, senior Wendy Cardinali finished 4-for-4 with two doubles and a pair of RBIs. Fellow senior Amanda Flores had three hits including a double, while junior Reilani Peleti went 3-for-3 with a double, home run and four RBIs. In the top of the third inning, Chico State outfielder Ari Marsh appeared to have set the all-time hits record on an RBI single down the right field line. The ball was originally called a hit, but later changed to an error. In the top of the third inning of game two, Marsh hit a one-out single to left field, securing the record with her 122nd career hit as a Wildcat. Angel Lopez and Bailey Akins each had three hits in game two. Akins and Flores each had a double, and Lopez finished with three doubles to add to her home run in game one. Senior Naomi Monahan pitched 3 2/3 scoreless innings for Chico State, allowing six hits and one walk. Sam Mulock pitched the final 5 2/3 innings, allowing seven hits and four earned runs. Chico State (29-13, 23-11 California Collegiate Athletic Association) now awaits the CCAA tournament May 2-5 in Seaside. College Rugby Chico State at USA Rugby College 15’s Spring Championship: The Chico State men’s rugby club team beat Kansas University 24-7 in the Elite Eight at home. Hendrix Forsyth, Chris Rico and Thomas Gust each had a try for the Wildcats, and vice captain Anton Holm converted on three goals and added a successful penalty goal shot. The Chico State women’s club lost 45-24 Friday to UC Santa Barbara on the first day of the Elite Eight held at UC Irvine. On Saturday, the Wildcats defeated Stanford 12-10 to finish their season. The Chico State men continue play at noon Sunday at home in a Final Four matchup against Long Beach State. College Track and Field Chico State at Long Beach State Invitational, Yuba Last Chance: Tyler Arroyo was the highest finisher for the Wildcats Saturday at the Long Beach State Invitational, placing fourth in high jump with a mark of 7 feet. At the Yuba Last Chance meet, Pleasant Valley alumnus Sethan Miller placed first in high jump (6-5.95) and Anthony Kerrigan won the long jump (21-6.66). The Chico State men’s 400 relay consisting of Kerrigan, Gavin Martinez, Ryan Douglass and Hakim Tohki took first in 44.31 seconds and Jose Sandoval won the pole vault (14-7.2). For the women, Adelae Fredeen won the 100 hurdles in 14.85 seconds, MacKenzie Deeter won the 400 in 1:08.39, Alana Ochoa took first in discus (141-8) and shot put (38-10.5), Nadia Torkman won the high jump (5-3) and Michelle Flint won the javelin (120-8.5). Prep Track and Field Sacramento Meet of Champions: Pleasant Valley senior Kyle Johnson placed first in the 800-meter open division race, finishing with a time of 1:57.85. Chico High’s Britta Bundy placed third in the 3200-meter run in 11:36.38. John Frank Invitational (Central Valley): Willows had two first-place finishers at the John Frank Invitational, as Logan Blair won the 100-meter dash in 11.68 seconds and Marko Venegas won the long jump with a mark of 20-0.5. Durham’s Cory Murasko was the only other local finisher for the boys, winning the 300 hurdles in 43.25 seconds. For the Durham girls, Karena Bryant won the 300 hurdles in 49.65 seconds. CORE Butte had two winners, as Elizabeth Wiley won the 100 in 13.47 seconds and the 110 hurdles in 17.56 seconds. Giang Hang won the long jump (15-6) as well as the triple jump (31-11.75). For the boys, CORE Butte placed sixth, Willows ninth, Durham 11th and Hamilton 14th. For the girls, CORE Butte placed third behind University Prep and Yuba City, Durham placed eighth, Hamilton 11th and Willows 14th.[related_articles location=”left” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”]