Parfaite Harmonie Health Centre neglect continues

first_img…Minister Cummings slams officials for misinformationDrug shortage, poor water supply, and a bushy compound are just some of the issues residents of the La Parfaite Harmonie Housing Scheme have been forced to endure for the past four months, when accessing medical services at the La Parfaite Harmonie Health Centre.The La Parfaite Harmonie Health CentreThe regional administration is being accused of neglecting the medical facility since the last time it was cleared in September 2017, when this publication reported on the insanitary conditions: where the washroom had no doors, no proper flowing water, continued shortage of drugs, rude nurses, and grass as tall as 4 feet in some sections of the compound.Some of the issues were rectified to facilitate a visit from Junior Public Health Minister Dr Karen Cummings a few days after the issues were revealed. During her visit, the Minister praised the Regional Administration for maintaining the facility in spite of unsanitary conditions.However, since the weeding for that visit, the compound is yet to be cleared again, and the grass is over four feet tall at this point.On Friday, Guyana Times visited the La Parfaite Harmonie Health Centre, and was informed that the nurses would arrive at work for 09:00hrs, as opposed to 08:00h, like other health centres.Junior Public Health Minister, Dr Karen CummingsThis newspaper was also told that residents have on numerous occasions been refused treatment due to the lack of drugs and vaccinations for babies. In addition to drugs and medical supplies, the washrooms in the facility are not working. A source related that nurses would have to fetch water from a pipe at the front of the health facility to flush the toilet.When contacted, Minister Cummings told this publication that her officers informed her that the facility is in pristine condition, and she said that at no time was she made aware of the overgrown bushes. The minister related that it is tough for the Ministry to be aware of the issues plaguing the health care system, since they rely on the officers to report these matters.“We have these officers stationed, and we are relying on them to tell us when something is wrong. The last I spoke to our officers in the Region, they did not relate that information to me, because I asked about it. I will have to contact the DREO (Deputy Regional Executive Officer) and the REO (Regional Executive Officer) for them to explain what it going on. It is absolutely wrong for them to be telling us everything is okay when it is not,” Minister Cummings noted. “I have to visit the West Demerara (Regional) Hospital next week or the following week, and I will be meeting with them to address this issue once again. The last time I went there, I observed the place was clean and I commended them, but I don’t know what is going on with them. They are boasting about 100 per cent works completed and then we are getting these reports,” she added.In relation to the issue of drug shortage, the minister explained that the region has the supplies but quite often there would be delays in delivering the drugs and supplies to the facilities, and that is something the ministry is to address.“For the first time, we have has tenders for drugs for 2018, and that is before the beginning of the year; so we have enough drugs, but we are just working on the delivery of those supplies,” she explained.The Regional Administration is contending that it is not responsible for the Parfaite Harmonie Housing Scheme, since it is still under the control of the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA).However, REO Dennis Jaikarran had earlier told Guyana Times that the Malgre Tout/Meer-Zorgen Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) would assist in clearing the compound of the health care facility.Taking over schemesOn Thursday, Jaikarran said the Regional Administration is currently negotiating with the CH&PA to have the La Parfaite Harmonie and Tuschen Housing Schemes managed by the local organs.“For a number of years now, these schemes (La Parfaite Harmonie and Tuschen Housing Scheme) have been established, and it has been recognised that there is a need for improved infrastructural work. So, if these schemes are handed over, (they) can be covered under the Regional Democratic Council (RDC) and Neighbourhood Democratic Councils (NDCs),” Jaikaran said during an interview with the Department of Public Information (DPI).He explained that because the schemes do not fall under the purview of the Regional Administration, the administration is unable to provide critical maintenance of the communities. Additionally, he noted that when the schemes are handed over, residents would be in a better position, since they would be able to pay their rates and taxes and have services delivered through the Neighbourhood Democratic Councils. (Lakhram Bhagirat)last_img read more

Consultants’ bonanza

first_imgTo get a sense of perspective, imagine walking into a car dealership, and spending $35,000 for a brand-new, supposedly top-of-the-line car. Then imagine spending $42,000 on top of that in mechanic’s fees just to get the vehicle to drive properly. Chances are, you’d be talking to your attorney, right? But the LAUSD says there’s no need to sue Deloitte Consulting, the high-priced firm it paid handsomely to roll out a functional and accurate payroll system – and which never did. Somehow, district bureaucrats seem to be at peace with this incredible failure. By most accounts, the Los Angeles Unified School District’s woeful payment system has been a disaster. But, really, it all just depends on your point of view. In some ways, the $95million system has been an unalloyed success. At least for consultants, anyway. Even though the payroll system has underpaid and overpaid thousands of teachers by tens of millions of dollars, it has paid consultants fabulously and right on time. Indeed, certain “experts” in the region scarcely could do better if the malfunctioning machines did nothing but print out $1,000 bills for their personal use. L.A. school board members now warn that the total cost of implementing the system – which has included hiring armies of consultants – could top $210million. That’s more than double the original price tag, with “fixes” costing $115million alone. And, somehow, they don’t seem to mind spending a fortune on all the consultants, one after the next, who can’t seem to put the LAUSD’s Humpty Dumpty back together again. “I keep questioning all of these costs,” says new school board member Tamar Galatzan. “I’ve never seen a plan that included all of the consultants, all of the costs, who’s responsible for what, where the money’s coming from, how long it’s going to take. “Nothing exists that resembles a transparent, cohesive plan.” Unchecked costs. No plan. No transparency. Sound familiar? In all likelihood, this scandal is nothing more than one of incompetence. But given the LAUSD’s history of questionable contracting, it’s hard not to get conspiratorial-minded about a botched scheme that has benefited no one except for the people paid large sums of money paid to fix it. Think about the costs – $115million wasted. For a district that recently started charging kids to use its athletic facilities so it could save a piddly $3.8million, that’s a lot of money that could be doing a lot of good to educate children. Richard Vladovic, the school board member representing District 7, has rightly called for a thorough audit of exactly how much has been spent, what’s gone wrong, and why. “It’s bigger than we all believe. We need to look at it totally. I want an accounting of everything – every nook and cranny,” Vladovic says. Vladovic predicts that “when all of this is over” – soon, we hope – “there’s going to be a Judgment Day.” There had better be.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

DONEGAL GOLF CLUB WINS GOLF RESORT OF THE YEAR

first_imgPhoto-Rosapenna Hotel & Golf Resort – winners of theIGTOA 2013 Golf Resort of the Year.L-R: Minister for Tourism Michael Ring,John Casey, Andrew McLaughlin, ShaneO’Donoghue & Frank Casey Jnr.Rosapenna Hotel & Golf Resort has scooped the prestigious title of 2013 Golf Resort of the Year awarded by the Ireland Golf Tour Operator Association (IGTOA). The award ceremony took place last night at the Gala Irish Golf Awards in The Europe Hotel, Killarney where a panel of highly respected industry peers selected Rosapenna to receive the prestigious accolade for the unrivalled golfing amenities available at the Co. Donegal luxury resort.John Casey, Director at Rosapenna “ The Ireland Golf Tour Operator Association is the most prestigious organization for the recognition of Irish golf at home and internationally. “Receiving the accolade of Irish Golf Resort of the Year 2013 is a tremendous honour for all at Rosapenna as we pride ourselves on providing the highest standard in championship links golf & accommodation to rival anywhere in the world for everyone that visits our resort.”Rosapenna – which features the Old Tom Morris Links, the Sandy Hills Links, the No. 3 Links, No. 4 Links and the Coastguard Nine – has a long illustrious golfing history dating to 1891 when Lord Leitrim brought Old Tom Morris of St Andrews to design the first links.The Old Links opened for play in 1893 and a timber structured hotel was also built soon afterwards, accommodating golfers from all over Europe and making Rosapenna the oldest golf resort in the country.In 1906 professional golfers Harry Vardon and James Braid both travelled to play at Rosapenna and they made some alterations to the course, adding length and more detailed bunkering. The three golfers have 16 Major Championship titles between them with Old Tom winning four Open Championships), Braid five Opens and Vardon six Opens and one US Open.The back nine of the original layout crossed the main road on a number of occasions and on September 1st 2009 the Strand Nine opened as the new front nine to link in with the original holes 2-10 (Valley Nine) which are now played as the back nine of the Old Tom Morris Links finishing at the new Golf Pavilion (clubhouse) which opened on May 1st 2005. This pure links layout is now ranked No. 34 in Golf Digest Ireland’s Top 100 Course List.Rosapenna’s newer championship course, the Sandy Hills Links was designed by Pat Ruddy and opened for play on the 25th of June 2003.It has steadily risen up the many ranking polls since and was ranked No. 42 in Great Britain & Ireland’s Top 100 List by Golf Monthly Magazine 2012, with only nine Irish courses above Rosapenna’s Sandy Hills Links in Golf Monthly’s Top 100 in GB&I it is effectively ranked 10th in Ireland.Rosapenna has been owned and operated by the Casey family since 1981 and has seen the resort grow from one 18 hole golf course with a 40-bedroom hotel to the resort as it is today, boasting a four-star, 66-bedroom hotel, a leisure centre, Golf Pavilion and now 81 links holes with the successful acquisition of the neighboring St Patrick’s Golf Links (No.3 Links & No.4 Links) in November 2012 as well as the practice facility with its own 12-hole, Par-3 course. “We are very excited that we can now extend golf at Rosapenna beyond what we know as ‘the top of the Valley’ along the shores of Tramore Beach,” said Frank Casey Snr on the St Patrick’s purchase, resort owner and operator for the last 31 years.“The dunescape is some of the finest in the world and very similar to what we already have. It is essentially one piece of dune land that is ideally suited to championship links golf and the views of Sheephaven Bay are spectacular.”Rosapenna’s continued investment in links golf in Ireland is welcomed at a difficult time for the golf industry and represents a continued commitment to the local area by the Casey Family.DONEGAL GOLF CLUB WINS GOLF RESORT OF THE YEAR was last modified: October 24th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:FRANK CASEYGOLF RESORT OF THE YEARROSAPENNA GOLF CLUB RESORTlast_img read more

Donegal couple devastated after losing home in Boxing Day fire

first_imgA young Donegal couple who lost their home in a fire this week have received an outpouring of kindness from their friends and family in their hour of need.Tamara McBride and Dominic Lynch’s mobile home in Porthall, Lifford was destroyed when a freak fire broke out on Boxing Night.The couple, who are both in their early twenties, were out celebrating Christmas with family at the time of the disaster. The home, which was located at the back of Dominic’s mother’s house, was burnt to the ground by the time fire officers extinguished the blaze. Tamara and Dominic’s home was destroyed in a blaze on Boxing NightThe alarm was raised on the night by Dominic’s mother, who saw the smoke and managed to save the couple’s dog from the home before the fire strengthened.“They were lucky they weren’t in the mobile home at the time. They wouldn’t have survived that fire because of the position of the stove to the bedroom,” Dominic’s sister Emma told Donegal Daily.Tamara and Dominic are now living with parents as they try to deal with the shock of losing their home.Meanwhile, Emma has set up a GoFundMe page to support them (www.gofundme.com/dom-and-tam-lost-everything). The page has brought in many kind donations from friends and family to help the couple. Dominic Lynch and Tamara McBrideEmma said: “I wanted to give more than I could to help them, so I thought maybe others in Donegal could help us reach the small target. Obviously it can’t be replaced everything but it’s a start.“They (Tamara and Dominic) have lost everything but people have been so good to them. People have been coming to the house with donations and clothes for them both.“They are still just stunned and haven’t slept since it happened. Dominic is a student at LYIT and he was studying for his exams over Christmas, he lost everything and is worried about that. Tamara was working as a care assistant but she doesn’t have a full-time job.”The couple had been living in the mobile home for a number of years. They had applied for a house from the council and were hoping to start up a home together.“There is a huge housing problem all over Ireland and this highlights it again,” Emma said. Visit the GoFundMe page here: https://www.gofundme.com/dom-and-tam-lost-everythingDonegal couple devastated after losing home in Boxing Day fire was last modified: December 30th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Boxing Dayfiremobile homelast_img read more

Sasol on global sustainability index

first_imgSasol chief executive Pat Davies said it was a great achievement for the company, which had previously only managed to get up to the top 15% in the oil and gas sector last year. Examples include criteria on corporate governance, knowledge management, environmental performance and human rights policies. In total, the comprehensive assessment comprises around 50 different criteria in each industry. Public acknowledgement Comprehensive assessmentLaunched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes are the first global indexes tracking the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. “We are motivated by the positive impact that this inclusive approach to business can have on all our stakeholders.” Inclusion on the index is a goal of leading corporations internationally, as it results in public acknowledgement of being an industry leader in economic, environmental and social areas. In addition, the index is closely watched by market participants around the world. “We have seen a clear shift in the debate around sustainability issues and their important role for long-term corporate performance,” said Dow Jones Indexes executive director and editor John Prestbo. Would you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo materialcenter_img 26 September 2008 Sasol has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, which places the South African petrochemical company among the leading 10% of the 2 500 largest global companies in terms of corporate sustainability and long-term business success. SAinfo reporter “Our renewed focus on people, exceptional performance, long-term sustainable growth and safety has been rewarded,” he said in a statement this week. “Several large institutional asset owners have moved into sustainability mandates, influential investment consultants have built up teams to support their clients in this field, and a growing number of market participants are integrating long-term economic, environmental and social factors into their analysis.” Companies are assessed with regard to general as well as industry-specific sustainability criteria based on sustainability trends. The criteria cover economic, environmental and social issues with a clear focus on long-term shareholder value creation.last_img read more

Gagan Narang: Man with the golden gun

first_imgThe trouble with shooter Gagan Narang is that he does not know when to stop winning. On Saturday, he bagged his fourth gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, onesixth of all the gold that the 619- strong Indian contingent has won so far.On current form, he is expected to win his fifth in the 50-metre Prone Pairs event on Tuesday. By the end of the Commonwealth Games, he could have six gold medals, one more than fellow shooter Samaresh Jung’s record haul at the 2006 Melbourne edition, where Narang had won four gold.But in the hierarchy of global sport, a single Olympic gold medal counts more than most other achievements. Therefore, it was not surprising when Beijing Olympics gold medallist Abhinav Bindra took all the glory in India that the sport of shooting had to offer, while Narang had to be content with a lower profile.Not anymore.In the Delhi edition of the Commonwealth Games, Narang not only teamed up with Bindra to win his first team gold last Monday, he later beat him to win an individual gold, thus earning the epithet ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’. On Saturday, Narang was in top form scoring 1262.2 points in the Rifle Three Positions event. For those not accustomed to the vagaries of shooting, the Rifle Three Positions is a quirky event. Marksmen have to shoot 40 times at a target placed 50 m in front of them. They then fire at 40 targets standing and in the last position they kneel and take aim, again 40 targets.advertisementNarang scored 1166 out of 1200, a Commonwealth Games qualification record. In the final, he shot 96.2 to set a new final Games record for a total of 1262.2 points. It’s no secret that Narang has been itching to have a go at Bindra for two years. It was at the Games’ Delhi edition that he finally stepped out of Bindra’s shadow.The shooting fraternity knows Narang as “Mr Cool” for his unflappable temperament but these appellations do not seem to affect him much. In fact, he has been told by his coach Stanislaus Lapidus to remain inside the Games Village on Sunday and Monday to prevent any distractions. He will emerge only on Tuesday.Many say his shyness is often confused with arrogance. By all accounts, he is not arrogant but it is his well-publicised outrage at not being awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna this year that often works against him. “Am I not good enough for the country’s top award? What have I not achieved?” Narang had cried then. The award finally went to Saina Nehwal.But he may well be a top contender for next year’s top national sports award. For that he may have to win his fifth and sixth medals.Two-time silver medallist at the 2010 Commonwealth Games Ronjan Sodhi said Narang will win his fifth yellow metal medallion on Tuesday. It is the last medal hunt that could prove the toughest; an event where he faces off with Australia’s Warren Potent, a bronze winner at Beijing.But then champions love a scrap, don’t they, and it could well be that Potent’s presence brings out the best in Narang. In fact, Narang’s success story is much like the story of tennis legend Boris Becker who, at the peak of his form, lunged and dived at seemingly impossibleto- retrieve volleys and won points out of nowhere. Becker later spoke how he had a sort of “tunnel vision” during that period when he did nothing but focus on the sport.Narang has a similar attitude. He refuses to let anything apart from his sport distract him. It is only his weight that troubles him often. The 27-yearold has no serious problem other than the battle of the bulge. He says he can put on 10 kg in two months and knock those off with his own set of exercises.There is no serious “mantra for success” he says. When pressed for it he says, “Just a prayer on my lips. I prefer to keep things simple and focus my attention on the task at hand. I guess it’s all about timing too.” In a country beginning to learn to love its noncricketing heroes, Narang is the perfect role model. Soon after the Commonwealth, he heads to Munich for the rifle World Cup Finals, after which he flies to Guangzhou in China to lead India’s challenge at the Asian Games. “The party can wait till after the Asiad,” he says.Worth His Weight In Gold:Gold in Bangkok Asian Championships 2005 (10m air rifle)4 gold in 2006 Melbourne CWG (10m air rifle, 10m air rifle pairs, 50m rifle 3 positions and 50m rifle 3 positions pairs)Gold in Guangzhou World Cup in 2006 (10m air rifle)Gold in 2008 Bangkok World Cup Finals (10m air rifle with final world record of 703.5, also equal qualification world record 600/600)Gold in Changwon World Cup in 2009 (50m rifle 3 positions)Gold in Doha Asian Championships 2009 (10m air rifle)advertisementlast_img read more

Volvo S60 and XC60 R-design new variants for Indian market

first_imgNew Volvo S60Swedish auto manufacturer Volvo has introduced the all-new S60 and XC60 R-Design in India. The company says that both vehicles give a sports-car feel and feature a specially developed chassis to enhance the overall driving experience. The chassis has assisted in sharpening the steering and improved the vehicle’s agility.With the new R-Design, Volvo has decided to target the young audience. The XC60 R-Design gets an front-end, which features a Tech Matte Black grille with an R-Design emblem and high gloss black stripes. DRL lights in the outer corners give a low, road-hugging impression of the vehicle. In addition, the Ixion alloy wheels are available in a redesigned 18-inch version for both S60 and XC60.On the inside, the new sport seat now comes as a standard provision in the R-Design cars. There is also a unique three-spoke, leather-covered R-Design steering wheel that adds to its sporty looks. Adaptive Digital Display allows the driver to switch between three layouts with different configurations and functionalities – Elegance, Eco and Performance.In terms of engines, Volvo XC60 R-Design models are equipped with in-line 4 cylinder, turbo diesel, 2-litre engines that produce 181bhp of power and 400Nm peak torque.The new Volvo S60 and XC60 R-Design are top-of-the-line variants in their respective range. Standard equipment such as the new navigation system, gear-shift paddles, premium sound system, heated front seats, personal car communicator, sunroof, and rear parking camera are available. .Commenting on the new S60 and the XC60 R-Design, Magnus Jonsson, Senior Vice President Product Development, Volvo Cars said, “The all-new S60 and XC60 are our sportiest models ever. With R-Design they are even sharper. They’re the natural choice for true connoisseurs.”advertisementlast_img read more

SPORT-BCCI 2 LAST

first_imgAccording to sources, former BCCI president N Srinivasan, According to sources, former BCCI president N Srinivasan, who still has some clout, will have a big role as he controls as many as 10 votes in a total of 30 which is about one third. Chaudhary is known to be a Srinivasan loyalist just like treasurer Aniruddh Chaudhary of Haryana. In East zone, Srinivasan still has lot of support from Assam, Bengal, Odisha and Jharkhand. For Shukla, who is known to be friends with everyone cutting across party lines, it will also be a big ask to get a proposer from the East. He may still manage to pull through if he can convince East Zone units not to field a candidate and back him as a consensus choice. Meanwhile the upcoming Special General Body Meeting of the BCCI may also get deferred from proposed 15 day schedule till the BCCI gets clarity on N Srinivasans participation. In fact as and when the meeting happens, Cricket Association of Bengal will be represented by its senior-most executive functionary which is joint secretary Subir Ganguly. Although there is no such rule, it is has been a convention in CAB that when president is no more till the time of new appointment, the senior of the two joint secretaries will attend and that is why Subir will be attending the meet instead of Sourav Ganguly, the other joint secretary. PTI KHS MRM MRMlast_img read more

Pro Kabaddi 2019: UP Yoddha Lose to Telugu Titans 36-41

first_img Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. Greater Noida: UP Yoddha on Wednesday lost their first match of the home leg 36-41 against Telugu Titans in the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 here.The standout performances for UP Yoddha’s came from Shrikant Jadhav and Rishank Devadiga, who scored eight points each. Rishank Devadiga also achieved the milestone of scoring 650 points in the league overall, accompanied by Shrikant Jadhav, who achieved the milestone of scoring 300 touch points overall.The first half of the match started with Telugu Titans taking an early lead as they raced to a 6-4 lead with Siddharth Desai leading from the front for the Titans.UP then closed the gap to 8-10 with the help of a bonus point and a touch point by Rishank Devadiga.The match witnessed a neck-and-neck competition but Titans managed to get a slender 12-9 lead with nine minutes left in the half.But, Yoddha soon closed the gap to level the score with two successful tackles by Amit followed by captain Nitesh Kumar and a successful raid by Rishank Devadiga in a do-or-die situation.Now, it was turn of the Yoddha as they inflicted the first all-out on the Titans with a tackle by local boy Ashu Singh.This helped UP rush to an 18-14 lead with three minutes left in the half.The Yoddha had the momentum on their side as they went into the half-time leading 20-14.The second half looked like one way traffic as UP Yoddha inflicted the second all-out of the match with captain Nitesh Kumar tackling Rakesh Gowda to give his team a 28-17 lead.Telugu Titans tried to make a comeback as they inflicted the first all-out of the match on UP Yoddha with Siddharth Desai scoring a two pointer to get both Sumit and Aashish Nagar out.The scoreline stood at 33-27 in favour of the Yoddha with seven minutes left in the half.Things were getting really close as a super raid by Siddharth Desai, which caught Nitesh, Amit and Gurdeep off-guard, to close the gap at 33-31.It was now the Yoddha who made a brilliant effort with a super tackle from Sumit to get Siddharth Desai to again move slightly ahead.UP Yoddha seemed to have lost the flair all of a sudden as a second all-out on them by the Titans made sure the Yoddha trailed in the match for the first time by 36-38 points.In spite of the valiant efforts by UP Yoddha in the end, Titans came out victorious by 41-36.UP Yoddha now stand at 69 points from 21 matches with 12 wins, seven losses and two draws.The UP side will now face Bengaluru Bulls on Friday at the Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex here. pklPKL 7pro kabaddi 2019Pro Kabaddi League 2019 First Published: October 9, 2019, 11:14 PM ISTlast_img read more

Panathinaikos blows away Lavrio on the road

first_imgA determined and highly concentrated Panathinaikos faced no problem whatsoever against Lavrio on the road, winning 84 – 60 and grabbing its eighth victory in the Greek Basket League.Giannis Bourousis was the top performer of the Greens with 14 points, 5 rebounds and 4 steals, while James Feldeine and K.C. Rivers dropped 13 points each. Chris Singleton (11 points) and youngster Vassilis Charalambopoulos (10 points, 5 rebounds) completed the winning puzzle for coach Pascual’s team.Lavrio couldn’t hope for much, especially after falling behind with a double-digit deficit (18 – 7) early in the match and reacting by shooting… horribly even from the free throw line (3/10 at the first Q). The guests took a 48 – 32 lead at halftime and finished the job more than easily in the remainder of the game.Brandon Young (11 points, 5 rebounds) and DJ Shelton (10 points, 6 rebounds) were the only players to score in double digits from the losing side.Panathinaikos (8-1) remains tied with AEK (8-1) at the second place of the Greek League standings, behind undefeated Olympiacos (9-0). Jure Zdovc’s players fought sufficiently well not only against Koroivos (2-7) but also the recent difficult situation with Mike Dixon’s involvement in a fatal car accident that obviously affected the atmosphere surrounding the team.PAOK (5-4) was a victim of an upset by first division newcomer Kymi (4-5) and now shares the third place with Aris (5-4) and Rethymno (5-4).Greek Basket League 2016/2017 – Week 9Rethymno – Promitheas Patras 104 – 97 (Robert Arnold 21 p. 9 r.)AEK – Koroivos Amaliada 89 – 75 (Milan Milosevic 15 p. 7 r. 7 a.)Aris Thessaloniki – Kolossos Rhodes 84 – 60 (Tadija Dragisevic 21 p.)Kymi – PAOK 93 – 82 (Chavdar Kostov 21 p.)Apollon Patras – Doxa Lefkada 74 – 65 (Nick Russell 18 p.)Trikala – Olympiacos 60 – 81 (Giannis Athinaiou 23 p.)Lavrio – Panathinaikos 60 – 84 (Giannis Bourousis 14 p. 5 r. 4 stl.)Source: EurohoopsTweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more