Former Endeavour Foundation prize home in popular enclave for sale

first_img5/157 Brookfield Rd, Kenmore Hills.A beautiful former prize home near the Old Friary at Kenmore Hills has hit the market – and you could easily live like a king or queen there.The property, at 5/157 Brookfield Rd, was once the prize home for the Endeavour Foundation. It is set over two levels of designer living. 5/157 Brookfield Rd, Kenmore Hills.Ray White Indooroopilly selling agent Michelle McLeod said there were different wings of the immense home which allowed occupants to spread out and enjoy.“You need to discover Friary Fields – with hectares of private parklands in a secure neighbourhood that is so welcoming with tree-lined streets and such peace and serenity,” she said. Inside 5/157 Brookfield Rd, Kenmore Hills.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019The Old Friary has been owned and run by the Anglican Church in Brisbane since 1932. While it is not a parish, it’s a special centre of the Anglican Church.The land was originally released in only eight units and homes were constructed surrounded by acres of private, exclusive parkland. One of the bedrooms at 5/157 Brookfield Rd, Kenmore Hills.Mr Wakefield said his family had many celebratory events in the home – birthday parties and engagement parties.“It is so hard to leave but the children have grown up, married and have begun growing their own families – and I have moved to the Sunshine Coast,” he said.center_img 5/157 Brookfield Rd, Kenmore Hills. The bathroom at 5/157 Brookfield Rd, Kenmore Hills.The owner, Rod Wakefield, said he fell in love with the house instantly but the time was right to let another family move in.“We knew the day we drove into this gated community that it was for us,” he said.“The community spirit is demonstrated in so many ways through a great love of this special environment with planting trees, Christmas parties and so on.“When we entered the home at Lot 5 for the first time, we were excited by the fabulous kitchen and the huge spaces, especially the bedrooms.”last_img read more

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St Kitts-Nevis reports double digit decrease in serious crimes

first_img Share Share Sharing is caring! Tweet NewsRegional St Kitts-Nevis reports double digit decrease in serious crimes by: – February 11, 2012center_img 23 Views   no discussions Share Police Commissioner C. G. Walwyn BASSETERRE, St Kitts — (CUOPM) — Police in St Kitts and Nevis are reporting a significant decrease in the total number of reported incidences of crime in 2011 compared with the previous year.Police Commissioner C. G. Walwyn said statistics revealed that there was a 14.3 percent reduction of serious crimes recorded.“On our sister island of Nevis there was a 5.5% increase in the total number of crime reported overall compared with the previous year 2010. However, the detection rate in District C, Nevis Division stands at 47.4%,” said Walwyn, who pointed out that the law enforcement agency is also paying close attention to the percentage of crimes committed by juveniles in the Federation and will be endeavouring to intensify its crime prevention campaign in the present calendar year.“The last quarter of 2011 has recorded a reduction of crimes in the Federation on a whole. The total allocated crimes for the Federation decreased by 5% or 105 reports less than the previous year, with a 35% detection rate,” said the police commissioner.Walwyn said the police have intensified their efforts to improve the detection rates of all crimes, especially considering that 7.9% of the crimes detected in the past year have been committed by juvenile offenders. “As commissioner of police, I wish to record appreciation to those responsible citizens who are joining the law enforcement agency in implementing its crime prevention initiatives and to commend those who are partnering with government in boosting the crime fighting capabilities of the force for their valued support,” he said.Walwyn said, “As an agency for peace, law and order, it is our duty and our commitment to improve on our previous performance and we solicit the support of all in spreading crime prevention tips and not just in reporting incidences in a manner that, at times, results in the distortion of the facts.” Caribbean News Nowlast_img read more

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March Madness: NCAA Tournament West opening round preview

first_imgMarch Madness is finally here. Despite the obvious miscarriage of cosmic justice that resulted in a Badger-less tournament, it is still the best time of the year. Play-in games begin Tuesday, March 13. The National Championship falls on Monday, April 2. Between those two magical dates is a time like no other. Couches mold to fit suspiciously well to your rear-end. Your eyeballs become painfully aware that television was not meant to be watched eight hours a day.  Kick back, ignore homework, loved ones and responsibilities and break out your lucky highlighter. And hey, as of now, you have a perfect bracket!Let’s do it.No. 1 Xavier University vs. No. 16 North Carolina Central University/Texas Southern UniversityXavier [28-5, 15-3 Big East] snagged the one seed of the tournament as a result of their impressive schedule and multiple notable wins. Baylor, Butler, Seton Hall and Providence all failed to upset the Musketeers this season.They are led by Trevon Bluiett, a senior guard with a knack for stuffing the stat sheet. Bluiett averaged 19.5 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists this season in the Big East.Xavier will face the victor of NCCU and TSU, who each managed to win their respective conference tournaments: the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and Southwestern Athletic Conference.Neither schools enjoyed particularly successful seasons, though will be playing with nothing to lose.No. 8 University of Missouri vs. No. 9 Florida State UniversityMizzou [20-12, 10-8 Southeast Conference] has wins against Tennessee, Alabama and Kentucky this season, though were knocked out of the SEC Tournament by Georgia in the first round.The Tigers will be watched closely, as Michael Porter, Jr., an elite high school prospect that spent much of this season sidelined with an injury, will likely be playing major minutes in the tournament.FSU [20-11, 9-9 Atlantic Coast Conference] beat the University of Carolina and Syracuse University this year, but will face-off against Porter and the Tigers without a true leader. Their top three scorers, Terance Mann, Phil Cofer and Braian Angola, all average around 13 points per game. The Seminoles have been less-than-stellar when it comes to three-point defense, allowing a combined average opposition three-point rate of over 40 percent.No. 5 Ohio State University vs. No. 12 South Dakota State UniversityOSU [24-8, 15-3 Big Ten] should be familiar to Badger fans, as the Buckeyes placed an early season beat-down on a sloppy, December Wisconsin team.They have wins against Michigan State University and Purdue University. They will march out their mid-range jumper wielding, glass-cleaning, 6-foot-7 junior Keita Bates-Diop. Diop leads the team in points per game (19.4) and rebounding (8.8).SDSU [28-6, 13-1 Summit League Conference] dominated the anemic Summit League Conference this season in large part thanks to their ace-in-the-hole Mike Daum. The junior forward averaged 23.6 points and 10.3 rebounds per game, all the while shooting 41 percent from beyond the arc.Daum will be a handful for OSU, and presents the kind of challenge that can make the 5-12 matchup a must watch.No. 4 Gonzaga University vs. No. 13 University of North Carolina-GreensboroGonzaga [30-4, 17-1 West Coast Conference] has victories against OSU and Texas in the regular season and took home the West Coast Conference Tournament Championship with ease.The Zags have five players averaging over 11 points per game and have accumulated a massive 17.4 scoring margin, holding opponents to an average point total of 67.1.UNC-Greensboro [27-7, 15-3 Southern Conference] will attempt to counter-act the balanced, experienced Gonzaga team at the three-point line. The Spartans have held opponents to .319 from three while nailing 9.6 a game themselves.Spanish junior Frances Alonso leads the charge with 15.6 points per game on .407 shooting from three-point distance.No. 6 University of Houston vs. No. 11 San Diego State UniversityHouston [26-7, 14-4 American Athletic Conference] was undefeated at home this season and recorded a win against two seed Cincinnati and ten seed Providence.Senior guard Rob Gray has dished out 4.5 assists per game and recorded 18.5 points per game this season on 45 percent shooting from the floor. Along with 44 percent three-point sniper teammate Corey Davis, Jr., the Cougars have managed to maintain a comfortable scoring margin of 12.5 points per game compared with opponents.SDSU [22-10, 11-7 Mountain West Conference] boasts wins against Nevada and Gonzaga this year and comes into the game against Houston fresh off of a Mountain West Tournament Championship.With five, double-digit scoring averages on the roster but no stand-out player, the Aztecs are an interesting matchup in the opening round of the tournament. They do not shoot many threes, and are unremarkable when they do, but shoot a team field-goal percentage of .461 from the floor.No. 3 University of Michigan vs. No. 14 University of MontanaAnother Big Ten familiarity, Michigan [28-7, 13-5 Big Ten] added Big Ten Tournament Championship to their resume for the second straight year. They also defeated the MSU Spartans twice this year along with wins against Purdue and OSU.The Wolverines have been playing stellar defense all year long, holding opponents to 63.5 points per game. Moritz Wagner is the best player on the team, with 14.5 points and 7.1 rebounds per game.Making it a battle of the ‘U of ‘M’s’, Montana [26-7, 16-2 Big Sky Conference] will look to upstart a Michigan team with the fourth best Vegas odds to win the whole thing. They secured their entry to the Big Dance with a Big Sky Conference Tournament win.Montana will need to find some magic to break through the vicious Wolverine defense, but coming from a .468 field goal percentage is a good start.No. 7 Texas A & M University vs. No. 10 Providence CollegeTexas A & M [20-12, 9-9 SEC] has wins against West Virginia University, the University of Kentucky and the University of Alabama, though fell in the first round of the SEC Tournament.They are led by junior center Tyler Davis. Davis is averaging over a block per game, 14.5 points and almost 9 rebounds as the Aggies Anchor.Providence [21-13, 10-8 Big East] is led by senior point guard Kyron Cartwright. His Friar teammates are routinely benigiting from the fortuity of his playmaking prowess, leading him to finish the year averaging over 5.8 assists per game and 13.8 points in the Big East.No. 2 University of North Carolina vs. No. 15 Lipscomb UniversityUNC [25-10, 11-7 ACC] have had a down year by Tar Heel standards. Though, two wins in the notorious Duke-UNC rivalry and victories against OSU and Tennessee still make for a formidable No. 2 seed few would like to face.The high-paced offensive attack puts up 82 points per game, led by senior point guard Joel Berry. Berry is averaging 17 points per game, second behind teammate Luke Maye and he nails 2.6 threes per game.Lipscomb [23-9, 10-4 ASUN] beat out former March Madness darling and home of lob city Florida Gulf Coast University for the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship and a bid to the Tournament.Garrison Mathews is their team scoring leader, pouring in an impressive 22.1 points per game. He is also grabbing 5.5 rebounds a game. The Bisons will need all the firepower the can in the uphill battle ahead of them.At the end of the day, it’s March, where anything can happen. So, when push comes to shove, disregard all numbers, knowledge or wisdom and take out the dart board to make some quick, uninformed decisions.last_img read more

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LSU vs. Clemson takeaways: Joe Burrow, Ed Orgeron achieve perfection; Trevor Lawrence takes first college loss

first_imgLSU (15-0) completed a remarkable season under coach Ed Orgeron. Clemson (14-1) saw its 29-game win streak end in its fourth appearance in the CFP title game.Here are the three biggest takeaways from the championship game.MORE: Final college football top 25 rankings of 2019LSU’s first-half outburst made differenceClemson led 17-7 with 10:38 left in the first half before Joe Burrow led a 21-0 run to close the half with big plays in all phases.Burrow scored on a 3-yard touchdown run then hit Ja’Marr Chase with a 14-yard touchdown pass. Chase had six catches for 162 yards in the first half alone, but the defining play came on third-and-10 from the 35-yard-line with 21 seconds left in the second quarter.On a third-and-10 after a timeout, Burrow took a quarterback draw up the middle for a 29-yard gain, and he hit Thaddeus Moss for a 6-yard touchdown on the next play. Burrow had 270 passing yards and 55 yards by halftime, and that run allowed LSU to take a 28-17 lead into the locker room.Burrow, however, was hit in the ribs James Skalski on the play. When asked after the game what his thought process was on returning, Burrow said he had “no choice” but to come back in and finish the game.Trevor Lawrence didn’t win third downTrevor Lawrence took his first loss as a starter, and Clemson saw its 29-game win streak under coach Dabo Swinney end.Lawrence started hot. He was 7 of 11 for 130 yards and had 18 rushing yards in the first quarter. Lawrence, however, didn’t have the same success on third down that propelled Clemson to a win in the 2019 CFP championship game.Lawrence finished just 2 of 11 for 20 yards on third down, including six overthrows, and took a sack on third down on the game’s first possession. LSU found ways to limit Clemson’s scoring chances in scoring territory, even when the game was tight in the second half.LSU has claim to greatest season everClemson pushed back and cut LSU’s lead to 28-25 after the teams’ opening drives in the third quarter, but it couldn’t stop the LSU offensive machine, which was crafted by offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger and passing game coordinator Joe Brady.Burrow, however, answered with touchdown pass to Thaddeus Moss. A 24-yard touchdown pass to Terrace Marshall with 12:08 remaining gave LSU a commanding 42-25 lead. That’s when “Callin’ Baton Rouge” cranked up on the loudspeakers and Burrow fired up the LSU band. Burrow set records galore in the regular season and College Football Playoff.The Tigers won seven games against top-10 opponents with a team that finished with 48.4 points per game. That was enough to topple the defending national champions and give LSU its first national championship since 2007.Orgeron’s team defeated three active coaches with national championships in Swinney, Alabama’s Nick Saban and Texas A&M’s Jimbo Fisher. LSU belongs in the greatest SEC team of all time discussion, and perhaps even the greatest team of all time. NEW ORLEANS — No. 1 LSU defeated No. 3 Clemson 42-25 in the College Football Playoff championship at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Monday.Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow put on another spectacular performance. He finished 31 of 49 passing for 463 yards and five touchdowns, adding 58 rushing yards and another score. Ja’Marr Chase had nine catches for a CFP championship-game record 221 yards and two touchdowns.last_img read more

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Football Stakeholders Confirm Judicial Committees

first_imgLFA president Musa Bility presides over the extraordinary congress(Photo: Daily Observer)An assembly of football stakeholders has confirmed nominees of the Liberia Football Association judicial bodies that will oversee the affairs of the association’s pending elections.The confirmation was made over the weekend at the LFA’s Extraordinary Congress held in Sinkor. The nomination of the confirmed judicial committee members was done following a scrutiny, review, and approval by the Executive Committee of the FA.Following the presentation of the nominees, 17 congress members voted in favor, none against and nine members abstaining. The confirmed members of the judicial committee will serve on the committees for the next four years in accordance with Article 61.1 of the football house’s 2017 Revised Statutes.Chairpersons of the various committees include Cllr. Sarfuah Gray, Election, Moiffee Kanneh, Election Appeal, Cllr Nya S. Gbiantor, Ethics, Charlyn Brumskine, Arbitration, Sombo Izetta Wesley, Disciplinary, Eric F. Nagbe, Audit & Compliance and Winston Tubman, Jr., Appeals Committee.Musa Bility, outgoing president of the LFA urged football stakeholders to work with the body and follow the rules governing football. “Disrespect for authorities on the rules governing football and intervention will not be tolerated,” he said.Also at the congress, newly appointed Deputy Minister for Sports, Andy Quamie said the stakeholders have the decision and authority in their hands to elect the rightful leaders in their upcoming elections and said the government has no plans to interfere in the football house’s and every other federations’ elections.“We have suffered for too long, do your best to elect people who have the passion for football and let’s try our best to save football,” he said.Election CommitteeCllr Sarfuah Gray, ChairmanBishop George HarrisCllr Arthur JohnsonElection Appeal CommitteeMoiffee Kanneh, chairmanHadji SesayJoe S. BarconEthics Committee1.Cllr NYA S. Gbiantor, Chairman2. Jallah Kessely3. Supu ColeArbitration CommitteeCharlyn Brumskine, ChairmanNora Finda BundoSylvester RennieDisciplinary CommitteeSombo Izetta Wesley, ChairmanJoseph FarkollieAtty Kula L. JacksonAudit & Compliance CommitteeEric F. Nagbe, ChairmanGabriel MontgomeryPapa KamaraAppeal CommitteeWinston Tubman, Jr., ChairmanGeorge KailondoKunkunyon TehShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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