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Kuwait swears in new emir after death of ruler

first_imgHe pledged to “serve the nation” in the address before lawmakers, who sat socially distanced and in masks, in line with coronavirus precautions.The remains of Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah are expected to arrive in Kuwait City later Wednesday, on a flight from Minnesota where he had been undergoing treatment in hospital since July.According to the royal court, the funeral will be “restricted to the emir’s relatives” — a move likely designed to avoid large crowds amid the coronavirus pandemic. The country has already begun a 40-day period of national mourning.Sheikh Sabah earned a reputation as a shrewd, unshakeable leader who helped steer his country through the 1990 Iraqi invasion, crashes in global oil markets and upheavals in parliament and on the streets. World leaders and Kuwaitis alike have hailed the legacy of the late emir, architect of the nation’s modern foreign policy and mediator in some of the worst crises to grip the Gulf.”This man was the safety valve of the Arab world, not just for Kuwait,” Bandar al-Dahani, a Kuwaiti citizen, told AFP. “God willing, that goodness will be in Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf and he will follow the emir’s path.” Kuwait on Wednesday swore in its new emir, Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, and prepared to receive the body of his half-brother, the late ruler Sheikh Sabah who died in the US at the age of 91.Sheikh Nawaf was visibly emotional as he addressed the National Assembly a day after the death of the emir, an acclaimed diplomat and mediator who ruled for 14 years.”The precious confidence that the people of Kuwait have entrusted in us will be guarded with our lives,” the 83-year-old said after taking the oath of office. Topics : Generational transition looms Sheikh Nawaf, who has held high office for decades, takes over with Kuwait facing the repercussions of the coronavirus crisis, which triggered a sharp decline in oil prices and severe economic consequences for Gulf states.The elder statesman, who was named heir apparent in 2006, served as defense minister when Iraqi troops rolled into the oil-rich emirate in 1990, and also as interior minister in the face of challenges from Islamist militants.The new leader is popular within the ruling Al-Sabah family and is reported to have been a consensus choice for ruler. He also enjoys a reputation for modesty and has largely maintained a low profile.Major policy changes are not expected during his reign, even after the Gulf underwent a seismic shift with Kuwait’s neighbors, the UAE and Bahrain, opting to establish relations with Israel.Normalization with the Jewish state is highly unpopular among the Kuwaiti public, which largely supports the Arab world’s historic position of demanding a resolution of the Palestinian cause before giving diplomatic concessions to Israel. Despite expectations for a smooth succession, there could be more spirited debate over who the new crown prince should be.Kuwait’s constitution stipulates that the ruler should be a descendant of the nation’s founder, Mubarak al-Sabah, but the throne has alternated between the descendants of his sons, Salem and Jaber, for four decades.Contestants for the newly vacated role of crown prince include Sheikh Sabah’s son and former deputy prime minister Nasser Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah, a Kuwaiti political heavyweight.”Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmed should be viewed more as a caretaker than as a watershed new leader,” said Cinzia Bianco, a research fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations.”Behind the scenes, however, younger princes would likely continue to compete to succeed him.”last_img read more

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Seven surfers occupied this beach shack before it was transformed into an American summer house

first_img8 Seagull Avenue Mermaid Beach“It is one of those houses that seem bigger on the inside,” Mr Pitt said.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North10 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago“We have had a few comments about the space inside so when we were renovating it we decided to put in four bathrooms. Every bedroom has its own bathroom.”Mr Pitt said the porcelain tiles were imported from China and the brush nickel taps were from the States. “Everything is as rustproof as possible,” Mr Pitt said. “We wanted it to last.” 8 Seagull Avenue Mermaid BeachWITH its Cape Cod-inspired renovation, this beautiful beach home has given Mermaid Beach a taste of an American summer house. The chic, colonial-style fitout was five years in the making for owners Johnathan and Hayley Pitt who bought the property 14 years ago. Originally from Sydney, the pair considered themselves among the luckiest people in the property market when they found the Mermaid Beach shack. 8 Seagull Avenue Mermaid Beach 8 Seagull Avenue Mermaid Beach“There were seven surfers living in it when we first inspected it,” Mr Pitt said. “Back then it was a typical old fibro shack with peeling wallpaper, windows painted shut and six different colours of paint on the walls.“Those surfers really counted on a good breezy day too, because there wasn’t any airconditioning.” After a long time planning and saving for a renovation, the couple said they knew exactly what they wanted to do with the property. 8 Seagull Avenue Mermaid Beach“We planted the tree in the front yard when we first bought the house and now it’s grown perfectly to filter the sun in the morning where we have our coffee.” Located two blocks from the beach, the home has views of Magic Mountain. A plunge pool, patio and cubby house are among the outdoor features. The couple recently bought another beach house in the area. 8 Seagull Avenue Mermaid BeachRaked ceilings feature in the open-plan home while pops of black and blue interiors bring the white colour palette to life. A timber splashback in the kitchen is paired with a stone island bench and pendant lighting. The pool continues the same colour palette with black and blue mosaic-style tiles. “My wife is very talented at design,” the father-of-three said. “She loves the bath and huge wardrobe in the main bedroom. 8 Seagull Avenue Mermaid Beach“We bought another home a bit further up the road, one that is closer to the beach,” Mr Pitt said.“We have the same renovation idea for the new house and my wife has already drawn up some designs. It might take us another five years.”last_img read more

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IPE Views: UK pension industry needs to gear up for significant change

first_imgDalriada’s Adrian Kennett looks at what’s to come after the government’s ‘clear statement of intent’ on reformEarlier this week, the UK government gave its response to the consultation paper ‘Freedom of Choice in Pensions’, which signals a clear statement of intent to the UK pension sector that big changes are on the way.  The response from government is effectively saying it’s “full steam ahead” in terms of implementing the proposed changes initially set out in the chancellor’s Budget in March.Trustees and employers must now get their houses in order quickly, as this clear response enables them to finally start to prepare for the upcoming changes in 2015 with a degree of confidence. Defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) transfers will remain possible in the private sector and funded public sector, subject to members taking regulated independent advice  – if they have a pot size of more than £30,000 (€38,000). Planning for the forthcoming changes needs to cover a number of aspects, including communications. If they have not yet been contacted, members approaching retirement should be notified of the increased flexibility. Overall, communications should start to be considered for all members over 55, as well as those nearing that age.Data-gathering issues are another important consideration that should raise challenging questions for scheme managers such as what proportion of their deferred membership are over 55 or are approaching 55 in the near future; how big are their funds; what proportion will be able to take advantage of the revised trivial commutation limits.A potentially significant number of transfer out quotations may be sought from DB schemes next year, so scheme managers must also assess if they are suitably geared up for this in administrative terms and whether they have the capability to handle such volumes. Do they have all the data, including AVC fund information, to enable them to do so?  Trustees must also consider the Guidance Guarantee. Though this is provided by external parties, they will be duty bound to signpost the availability of the guidance and need to put in place the required administrative procedures to cover this.Given that the time horizon over which a proportion of members will receive their benefits will change, it is likely to have a material impact on investment strategy, and revisions may need to be considered. A significant amount of cash may be required next year, for example, as the block of those aged over 55 suddenly become able to take their benefits flexibly. Finally, scheme managers need to take a watching brief as to whether the consultation will ultimately provide flexibility through DB schemes rather than necessitating a transfer out to a DC scheme beforehand. Keep an eye out for product developments in the provider market that emerge in response to new legislation such as the flexibility to take cash from a pension at any point following the purchase of an annuity rather than having to wait until retirement as required by the current rules.Adrian Kennett is director at Dalriada Trusteeslast_img read more

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Swiss investor tenders ESG equity mandate using IPE-Quest

first_imgAn institutional investor based in Switzerland has tendered a €50m ESG equity mandate using IPE-Quest.According to search QN-2137, managers are expected to outperform the benchmark, after costs, by at least 100 basis points over a rolling three-year period.Asset managers should employ the MSCI Europe-TR as benchmark, with a maximum tracking error of 5%.The investor has no minimum assets under management or track-record requirements. The mandate requires at least 50 holdings and prohibits leverage or short-selling, nor should maximum weight of a single security exceed 10% of portfolio value.The investor prefers the “integration approach” to ESG and calls for no “thematic ESG products”.Interested parties should state performance, gross of fees, to the end of October.The deadline for applications is 7 December.The IPE news team is unable to answer any further questions about IPE Quest tender notices to protect the interests of clients conducting the search. To obtain information directly from IPE Quest, please contact Jayna Vishram on +44 (0) 20 3465 9330 or email jayna.vishram@ipe-quest.com.last_img read more

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MNOPF’s Murphy: Trustees key to consultants, managers delivering

first_imgWith respect to the asset management industry, the regulator wants to see standardised templates developed to report costs and charges to all UK institutional investors.MNOPF’s Murphy shifted the focus to trustees, however, saying they needed to “step up and play their part”.He said that “having clued up trustees and the right governance structure enabl[ed] us to identify and hire managers and advisors who are delivering great results, on our terms.”Responsibility for failure lay partly with managers and advisers, but investors, pension fund trustees in particular, must also take some of that responsibility, he said.Murphy suggested the notion of ‘buyer beware’ may be appropriate.“[I]f you don’t do your homework, know exactly what you want and why you want it, if you don’t negotiate a good price and get some form of warranty, then you have to share some of the responsibility if problems occur,” he said. “We do all that when buying a house or a car and the same approach should be taken by pension funds.”“We fully support the FCA in driving best practice, but what the regulator is looking to achieve is already being delivered – certainly in our case,” he said. The key, according to Murphy, is for the asset management industry’s clients to ensure they are identifying and demanding best practice and, if necessary, “to vote with their feet”.Although relatively small, MNOPF is a well-respected UK pension fund that has taken some innovative and influential decisions over the past several years. This includes adopting a delegated chief investment officer structure in 2010, appointing what was then Towers Watson, and setting up its own insurance company to transfer longevity risk to a re-insurer.The pension fund has won five IPE awards. Most recently it was one of three winners of IPE’s Gold Award for best long-term investment strategy in 2016. Pension fund trustees must bear some responsibility for failing to get value for money and good results from asset managers and consultants, according to the chair of trustees at the UK’s £3bn (€3.4bn) Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF).Commenting on the UK regulator’s study on the asset management industry, Rory Murphy said the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA’s) report was “detailed and insightful in its analysis of the weaknesses of the asset management industry” but that there are plenty examples of managers and consultants or advisors who deliver “great results and good value for money”.“We know this because we’re a pension fund benefiting from both,” he said.The FCA has been critical of the investment consultancy sector as part of its asset management market study, and two weeks ago confirmed it was planning to refer the sector for a formal competition enquiry. It has registered concerns about pension scheme trustees’ lack of experience and resource, leading to a high reliance on consultants.last_img read more

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UK roundup: WTW urges investors to review multi-asset strategies

first_imgWhile there are some clear advantages to diversified growth funds (DGFs) investing and they remain a key building block in portfolio construction for certain types of asset owners, Willis Towers Watson has warned that the majority of investors should review their perspective on multi-asset investing.In the consultancy’s 2016 paper – Diversified Growth Fund investing: Is there a better way – the firm highlighted that the DGF market was becoming saturated and wasn’t delivering against expectations. The firm urged investors to investigate a “better way”. At a time of high popularity for DGFs, its paper and its suggestions attracted mixed reviews, said Katie Sims, head of multi-asset growth solutions.”Fast forward to 2019 and the conclusions from our 2016 paper remain valid, indeed the results of the updated analysis look worse,” she explained. “While some clear exceptions exist in this market, the average DGF is trailing performance expectations and failing to add value.”Also, in the vast majority of DGF portfolios WTW has seen low levels of portfolio breadth and thus limited scope to outperform a 60:40 equity:bond portfolio going forward. In a new report – Multi-asset investing: the next generation – Sims claims DGFs started gaining prominence in the early to mid-2000s evolving from traditional “balanced” equity/bond funds.DGFs invest across a range of asset classes, with the typical goal of achieving equity-like returns with lower volatility, over the medium to long term. Managers typically have broad discretion, with the flexibility to implement through a combination of passive, active, internal and external manager funds, while overlaying asset class views directly.WTW analysis suggests that approximately 70% of leading UK multi-asset funds have failed to meet their return target.Unfortunately, this disappointment in DGF outcomes extends even to the risk dimension, Sims said. The average DGF has achieved no lower volatility than a simple portfolio comprised of 60% equity, 40% bonds.”While the DGF market segment is by no means unique among active investment strategies in its average underperformance, we believe that as a category it could do much better targeting a wider breadth of opportunity set and exploiting greater specialism in security selection in order to address the mediocre returns achieved historically.”Constrained opportunity setDuring a recent survey of the manager universe, the average DGF had around 17.5% invested in alternative asset classes. ”We view this as low in the context of the return and risk goals of an average DGF and the discretion afforded,” Sims said.The allocation to alternatives can be viewed as a crude bellwether for the degree of diversity and stock selection return potential in a DGF, She said, adding that the scope for differentiated insights is greater in less efficient and less followed “alternative” strategies.”Furthermore, our analysis reveals that a larger allocation to alternatives within DGFs is typically indicative of higher long-term returns. In practice, it can be difficult to implement a larger allocation in the DGF market given how current product design typically seeks to comply with (some) regulatory restrictions.”The low allocation to alternatives is heavily influenced by regulatory constraints imposed on liquidity and fee requirements for certain types of client, she went on.Given the popularity of DGFs in defined contribution pension schemes, unit-linked life funds are a common vehicle for them. In the UK, this vehicle structure is governed by the Financial Conduct Authority’s Permitted Links rules, which cover capital limits on relatively illiquid strategies.Current discussions around the relaxation of these rules are encouraging, Sims noted, as an ease of these constraints could effectively broaden the opportunity set available to long term asset owners that may be sacrificing the illiquidity premium, and therefore additional return. Mercer forecasts quadrupling of UK bulk buyouts over next decadeMercer has forecast accelerated growth in risk transfer over the next decade, with the bulk annuity market expected to quadruple compared to the current decade, which saw £135bn (€160.6bn) paid to insurers. The growth is expected to be driven by a combination of factors, but mainly lower pricing as more schemes mature and additional reinsurers enter the UK market.David Ellis, partner at Mercer, said: “The next few years are looking bright for those schemes wishing to insure their members’ retirement income. As the UK’s defined benefit schemes mature, the length of insurance contracts reduce, making them more predictable and cheaper to buy. Despite the increased demand, there is still capacity in the market for well-prepared schemes.”He added that schemes that want to take risk off the table “need to do their homework before they approach insurers”.Key steps include understanding the range of options available and choosing the best approach for the scheme, putting the right governance and decision-making structures in place and getting data and benefit information ready for transaction.By the end of 2019, Mercer expects the bulk annuity market to exceed £40bn, with the total UK risk transfer market – including longevity swaps – expected to hit £50bn. Mercer has also seen strong demand for member option exercises, with a total of more than £20bn of individual DB to DC transfers, both via bulk exercises and individual requests, expected by the end of the year.In a year of record-sized transactions, including around a dozen over £1bn – including a £7bn longevity swap – Mercer has also seen significant activity at the smaller end of the scale. Alongside its work on larger transactions, the firm has led on dozens of transactions under £50m in liabilities.Ruth Ward, principal at Mercer, said: “Our acquisition of JLT earlier this year consolidates our leadership in this space. We can now bring our risk transfer expertise to hundreds more DB pension schemes.”She said that smaller schemes are “certainly having to work hard to gain traction with insurers, but there are great opportunities for those who are well-prepared”.last_img read more

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Laborer arrested for selling ‘shabu’

first_imgHe was Rodney Abajeto, 27, of Barangay Tacbuyan, Estancia, a police report showed. An undercover officer initially bought from Abajeto a sachet of suspected shabu for P500. ILOILO City – Police arrested a man in a drug buy-bust operation in Barangay Poblacion, Estancia, Iloilo. Six more sachets of suspected illegal drugs valued at around P10,000 were confiscated during Abajeto’s apprehension around 6:50 a.m. on July14, police said. Detained in the lockup cell of the Estancia municipal police station, the suspect faces charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PNlast_img read more

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Annie powered up for redemption

first_img Regarded in some quarters as the most talented National Hunt mare since Dawn Run, she had the OLGB Mares’ Hurdle at her mercy at Cheltenham in March only to crash out at the last flight. Mullins already had three winners in the bag courtesy of Douvan, Un De Sceaux and Faugheen that day, and Annie Power was the last leg of accumulators everywhere. Willie Mullins admits this season has been a frustrating one for Annie Power, but she can end it on a high in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares Champion Hurdle at Punchestown. “She got a bit stuck in the ground at Fairyhouse and maybe two and a half miles was just a bit too far for her. I think two and a quarter is just perfect for her.” Kevin Prendergast’s Katie T won the valuable Boylesports Hurdle in January and tuned up for this with a win on the Flat. There are two British raiders – the Charlie Longsdon-trained Kalane, winner of a decent race at Newbury, and Neil Mulholland’s Pass The Time, sixth behind Glens Melody at Cheltenham. The consistent Jennies Jewel completes the field. Having her first run of the season after meeting with a setback just hours before her intended reappearance in the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle in November, she had swept into an unassailable advantage before diving at the flight and coming down, saving the bookmakers millions. There was a silver lining for Mullins, as he still won the race with the now-retired Glens Melody. “She’s had a frustrating season. We were getting her ready for Fairyhouse and then she just got a little stress fracture, but came back right for Cheltenham,” Mullins told TG4. “She was going very well when she came down at the last and I just wasn’t happy with her going into Aintree, so hopefully we have her right for Punchestown. She seems very well at the moment.” On official ratings Annie Power has a yawning 20lb in hand of her nearest rival, stablemate Analifet. Away from Closutton some nice mares take their chance, with Jessica Harrington hoping the rain stays away for Rock On The Moor. She beat Analifet at Punchestown but was floundering in soft ground in Grade One company behind Bitofapuzzle last time out. Harrington said: “I hope the ground stays good for her. The better the ground the better she’ll like it. She’s in great form. Press Associationlast_img read more

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Swansea defender Angel Rangel makes diving admission

first_imgAngel Rangel has admitted he dived in an attempt to win a penalty for Swansea in their 2-1 loss to Manchester United. Rangel’s admission is refreshing, but slightly odd given that on Boxing Day he had to be separated from Callum McManaman after he angrily accused the West Brom midfielder of diving. “I had a bit of a fight with McManaman last week because he dived, but I did dive today and if it is a dive, it is a yellow card,” the Swansea defender said. “He (Darmian) did touch me, but I thought it was not a penalty.” Rangel knew he had made a mistake straight away as he did not remonstrate with Moss. In fact, he praised the referee for his decision at the time. Rangel added: “I said (to the referee): ‘Well done.’ “It wasn’t enough contact for me to go down but I was losing my balance, and I thought: ‘it is not like really cheating but I was falling already so I just tried to claim it’. It was a gamble.” Swansea thought they had claimed a point when Gylfi Sigurdsson equalised Anthony Martial’s opener, but Wayne Rooney snatched victory for United with a deft backheel in the 77th minute. Swansea could have claimed a draw at the death, but keeper Lukasz Fabianski headed wide while up for a corner at the death. “I just saw the space at the near post and then once the ball came in, I thought: ‘yeah, this looks good, let’s give it a go’ and it was close but not close enough,” the Swansea goalkeeper said. “I came on as an outfield player once in Poland when I was 17 or 18 and I scored then, but that was the only time I’ve scored before.” In the 63rd minute of the Swans’ defeat, Andre Ayew’s shot cannoned back off the bar and fell to Rangel, who took a touch before falling to the floor as Matteo Darmian approached him. The Swansea fans demanded a penalty, but Jon Moss booked Rangel for diving instead and after the match the Spaniard admitted the referee had made the right decision. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

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Ellsworth boys win PVC swim title in thrilling fashion

first_img Ellsworth runners compete in virtual Boston Marathon – September 16, 2020 Mike MandellMike Mandell is the sports editor at The Ellsworth American and Mount Desert Islander. He began working for The American in August 2016. You can reach him via email at mmandell@ellsworthamerican.com. Latest Posts ORONO — The biggest meet of the year thus far for the Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island boys’ swim teams couldn’t have been any closer — literally.The Ellsworth swim team won the Penobscot Valley Conference boys’ championship meet in thrilling fashion Friday evening when it edged MDI 269-268 for first place at the University of Maine. The win gave the Eagles their second PVC crown in three years as the team prepares to compete in the Class B state championships next week.“The score flip-flopped during most of the meet,” Ellsworth head coach Jim Goodman said. “It came down to the last event against a very determined and talented MDI team of awesome swimmers.”(From left) Ellsworth’s Austin Baron, Camden Holmes, Richie Matthews and Sean Hill pose for a photo with their ribbons after winning the 4-by-100-meter relay at the PVC boys’ championships Feb. 9 in Orono. The Eagles’ win in the event clinched the team victory over local rival MDI. KAREN BARON PHOTOEllsworth was in first place with three events to go, strong individual performances from MDI in the 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard freestyle had brought the Trojans to within eight points of the Eagles at 197-189. Ellsworth’s lead was then cut to 211-210 after Tyler Willis and Cody Parker finished third and sixth, respectively, in the 500-yard freestyle.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textThe Trojans took the lead from Ellsworth with one meet to go when a win in the 200-yard freestyle relay gave it a 242-237 edge, but it was short-lived. Ellsworth’s four-person team of Sean Hill, Austin Baron, Richie Matthews and Camden Holmes edged an MDI squad consisting of Tyler Willis, Amos Price, Jacob Mitchell and Liam Sullivan by 7.43 seconds to give the Eagles PVC glory.“I actually didn’t know until it was getting down to the wire there that it was that close,” MDI head coach Tony DeMuro said. “I saw we were up one when they were announcing it with the 4-by-100 free coming up, but I knew we weren’t going to hold on because that was one of Ellsworth’s best events.”Although Ellsworth’s clutch win in the final event was its most meaningful of the day because of its point significance, it was far from the Eagles’ only triumph. Pelletier joined Baron, Matthews and Holmes to win the 200-yard medley relay in 1 minute, 41.88 seconds, and Holmes later won the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 21.53 seconds.Mount Desert Island’s Jacob Mitchell dives into the pool to begin the boys’ 50-yard freestyle during the Penobscot Valley Conference boys’ swim championships Feb. 9 in Orono. Mitchell placed fifth of 69 competitors in the event for the Trojans, who finished one point short of champion Ellsworth. ELLSWORTH AMERICAN PHOTO BY MIKE MANDELLDespite coming up one point short, the Trojans were content with the outcome. MDI lost to the Ellsworth boys by 29 points when the teams met in a dual meet back in December, and fighting the Eagles to a virtual tie this time around was a sign of how far DeMuro’s team had come.“With us, we’re singularly focused on winning that state meet,” DeMuro said. “We didn’t have our fast suits on, whereas all the other teams did. It was much closer than anyone expected it to be.”MDI and Ellsworth also enjoyed excellent performances on the girls’ side Saturday afternoon. The Trojans scored a total of 185 points to place third of 12 teams, and the Eagles claimed fifth with 150.5 points.Ellie Clarke set a team record in the 50 freestyle on the girls’ side with a winning time of 25.35 seconds. She later added a win in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:02.07.“The girls achieved many personal best times and accomplished many personal and team goals,” Goodman said. “It was a very exciting and challenging weekend.”Anthony Wardwell of Bucksport High School soars through the air during the diving portion of the PVC boys’ swim championships Feb. 9 in Orono. ELLSWORTH AMERICAN PHOTO BY MIKE MANDELLThe George Stevens Academy girls’ team finished eighth overall with 60 points. Senior Ava Sealander earned a pair of individual wins for the Eagles with a 5:25.85 finish in the 500-yard freestyle and a 1:09.47 finish in the 100-yard breaststroke.Anthony Wardwell was the only competitor in the 1-meter diving event. The Bucksport senior, who competes with Brewer High School because the Golden Bucks do not sponsor the sport at the varsity level, finished with a score of 431.7 after three dives.The next meet for Class B teams will be the upcoming state championships at Bowdoin College. The girls’ championships will be held Monday, Feb. 19, and the boys’ championships will be held Tuesday, Feb. 20. Those meets will be held at 11 a.m. on their respective days. Latest posts by Mike Mandell (see all)center_img Hospice volunteers help families navigate grief and find hope – September 12, 2020 Bio MPA approves golf, XC, field hockey, soccer; football, volleyball moved to spring – September 10, 2020last_img read more

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