Abilene Christian’s Golightly Locks Up Third Weekly Award of the Season

first_imgFRISCO, Texas – Abilene Christian’s Dominique Golightly is the Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.Golightly pushed the Wildcats (17-4, 9-3 SLC) to a pair of victories last week, averaging 23.5 points on 55.2-percent shooting. The senior was perfect from the free-throw line in ACU’s two games and registered a 66.7-percent clip from three-point range. Her 29 points over Northwestern State came on 28 minutes of play and stands as a career high for the Chickasha, Okla., native.The award marks the third of the season for Golightly.Basketball Player of the Week – Dominique Golightly, Abilene Christian – Sr. – Guard – Chickasha, Okla.Golightly paved the way with 47 points in the Wildcats’ two wins over Northwestern State and Lamar last weekend, marking the most prolific two-game scoring stretch of her career. In addition to her shooting presence, the senior also averaged 4.5 rebounds for the week to go along with three assists. She shot 16-for-29 from the floor and 10-for-15 from beyond the arc.Golightly opened the week with 29 points at home against the Lady Demons, marking a career-high scoring performance in game that was moved from 5:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. due to inclement weather conditions. She then closed the week out with 18 points against Lamar Saturday afternoon to help the Wildcats secure their first-ever win on the road over the Cardinals.Honorable Mention: Briana Trigg, Central Arkansas; Imani Robinson, UIW; Rehema Franklin, New Orleans.Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots.last_img read more

ALL THE FUN OF THE GLENTIES FAIR

first_imgTHE GLENTIES Fair got underway on Friday night.Here’s a line-up of what’s on over the rest of the weekend.Today, Saturday:Pitch & Putt Competition Entry u16 €4 over 16 €5 (Sandfield P&P)12pm Car Boot Sale 12pm Display of kids art competition in Community Centre2pm Kids Fun Day at Dr Mc Closkey Crescent supplied by Doherty Hire4pm Kids Puppet Show (Cinder Teddy) in Community Centre4.30pm Kids Disco & Face Painting in Community Centre 5pm Clay Pigeon Shoot contact Declan on 087-2138320 for more information8.30pm Street music by our very own turbulent EDDY9pm World Ranked No. 5 Mattie Griffin Motorcycle Street Bike Freestyle RiderEntertainment in TownMellys – Super Beach Party with i102-104 DJ Justiy An Clúid – Live musicKeeneys – Karaoke by M&DLeo’s – DerailedCope – Music on outside stage Highlands Hotel – Live Music in BarLimelight -2 Studios playing best summer tunes.12.30pm 10K Road Race contact Brendan on 086-3530537 for more information1pm Honda Run contact Brian on 087-9354012 for more information2pm Tractor Run contact Philip on 087-2620475 for more information2.30pm School Brass Band on Main street3pm Music on Street with Shaun Mc Monagle3.30pm Mattie Griffin Motorcycle Stunt Rider4pm Annual Float and Band Parade5pm Music on Street with Shaun Mc Monagle5.15pm Soap Box Race contact John Paul on 087-7859173 for mor information. Entry €5per run6pm Tug Of War & Tossing the Sheaf on Main Street6pm Music & BBQ in Cost-cutter car park (ADM €5) Music by Opperators, Riaghan O Callaghan and The Gate Crashers12am Queen Dance in Highlands Hotel Music by turbulent EDDY (ADM €10)Entertainment in TownMellys – 9pm Dee Tees in main bar.M25 – 5pm to 7pm Men in Black & DJ 9pm to lateAn Clúid – 6pm -8pm Paddy Molloy 10pm – Close Paul wardKeeneys – The Gate CrashersLeo’s – Shaun Mc MonagleCope – Music on outside stage5pm PlayStation Challenge in Keeneys6pm Quad Reversing & Tyre Changing in Cost Cutters Car Park8pm Join Breezy and special guest Charlie Mc Gettigan in The Highlands Hotel for Raking the Ashes €69pm Poker Classic in Keeneys (Entry €20)Tuesday 11th September6pm Pet Show all pets welcome contact Carmel on 0879307423 for more information9pm Bingo in Community CentreWednesday 12th September Fair DayAll Day, Street traders and various traditional craft demonstrations.Irish music and Irish danceDonegal Farmers Market on Main StreetPedro’s Birds of Prey DemonstrationFun Fair for duration of festivalBar Extensions for the duration of the festival.Entertainment in TownMellys -7pm ObsessionKeeneys – Karaoke by M&DM25 – Shaun Mc MonagleLimelight -Teenage disco with iradio DJ Fergal Darcy and Barbara NicdhonnaghaThe nod, the wave, the hello and the hand shake the yearly salutes seen on the Harvest fair day in town. The annual walk up and down to view the stalls, bringing back memories of catapults, water pistols, candy floss and stink bombs. Traditional crafts on show and the farmers market with their fresh produce on sale throughout the town. Almost 200 years of farmers buying and selling animals can still be seen around by the old courthouse. A true traditional day for the thousands of visitors from near and far visiting Glenties.ALL THE FUN OF THE GLENTIES FAIR was last modified: September 8th, 2012 by BrendaShare 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)last_img read more