Marshfield volleyball winless at second day of Sun Prairie Invitational

first_imgBy Paul LeckerSports ReporterSUN PRAIRIE – The Marshfield volleyball team continued play at the Sun Prairie Invitational on Saturday, finishing 0-3.The Tigers lost a pair of matches 2-1 after winning the first game, and was swept in the other.Marshfield lost to De Pere 15-25, 25-22, 15-13; Beaver Dam 25-10, 25-21; and Fond du Lac 21-25, 25-23, 15-12.The Tigers went 3-2 on Friday.Stephanie Rhodes had 23 kills, Natalie Zuelke added 19 kills and 23 digs, and setter Sara Dasler had 38 assists for the Tigers.Jenny Scheppler topped Marshfield with 38 digs and Ellie Fehrenbach added six blocks.“We go to this tournament because it offers us a chance to play some of the best competition in the state,” Marshfield coach Dawn Sadowska said. “It gives us an opportunity to see what we need to improve on if our goal is to be able to compete in the state tournament. We learned this weekend that offensively we are pretty solid. Once we are able to improve our serve receive, that offense is only going to get better.”Marshfield opens its Wisconsin Valley Conference season Thursday at Merrill.(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of  MarshfieldAreaSports.com).last_img read more

Foulkes Blasts PLP for its Criticism of Bahamians Landing Jobs

first_img Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#Bahamas, February 19, 2018 – Nassau – Sadly, but not surprising, the Progressive Liberal Party finds the nerve to criticize the Labour On The Blocks initiative held on Grand Bahama this past Saturday at Columbus Park, Freeport, and the launching of three related events carried out in New Providence several weeks ago.The Progressive Liberal Party left the economy of Grand Bahama in a devastated state, and by extension, the Bahamas on the brink of yet another downgrade.  Thousands of Bahamians remain jobless as a result of the PLP’s shameful mismanagement in government.  Labour On The Blocks has realized 800 jobs for Bahamians in New Providence.  A number of Grand Bahama residents were hired on the spot on Saturday.About 1,300 job seekers were added to the Department of Labour’s database on Grand Bahama as a result of Saturday’s event.  This database is most important as a significant number of job opportunities are set for Grand Bahama in the near future.  The revitalized Ginn project in West Grand Bahama, major oil refinery development in the East, and the reopening of the Grand Lucayan Resort are on schedule to create significant employment.We again take this opportunity to thank the many corporate entities on Grand Bahama and from throughout the Bahamas for joining forces with the Ministry of Labour to ensure the success of Labour On The Blocks.As the FNM government continues with its commitment to revive Grand Bahama and grow our national economy by empowering Bahamians, we will not be distracted by the PLP.  Labour On The Blocks is making headway while a desperate Opposition seeking to return to power is trying to make misleading headlines.Press Release: Ministry of Labourlast_img read more