Cincinnati Enquirer Published 5:15 p.m. UTC Aug 6, 2018 It was another busy weekend on the local recruiting trail with five athletes announcing their verbal commitment to Division I schools. On the basketball court, 2019 Wyoming forward/center Sky Thomas announced her verbal to Marshall Aug. 3. The 6-foot-2 Thomas has been one of the most dominant players in the Cincinnati Hills League the past two seasons and one of the most dominant posts on the defensive side of the ball in the entire city. She earned first-team all-CHL each of the last two years. This past season, Thomas nearly averaged a double-double with 13.8 points and 9.8 rebounds per game. She also led not only the CHL but all of Cincinnati in blocks, averaging 5.1 per contest. As a sophomore she did average a double-double, with 12 points and 11.3 rebounds per game. She was second in the conference in blocks that season, averaging 4.4 swats per game. Thomas was named second-team all-district … [Read more...] about Recruiting Trail: Which 5 athletes announced verbal commitments over the weekend?
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Clive Greenbelt Trail closes until mid-summer Portions of the trail will be straightened to cut down on the number of blind curves. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Charles Flesher, [email protected] Published 4:28 p.m. CT April 4, 2018 CLOSE The Waukee Railroad Pergola: In the Shadows of the Rails was designed by RDG and pays homage to Waukee's railroad history. A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony is planned for March 27. Brian Powers, Michael Zamora/The Register CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT … [Read more...] about Clive Greenbelt Trail closes until mid-summer
Alison Lundergan Grimes, a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate in Kentucky, has emphasized her differences with President Obama on the campaign trail, pitching herself as an independent voice for a state in which the president is deeply unpopular. But when Grimes was asked on Thursday during an interview with the Louisville Courier-Journal editorial board whether she voted for Mr. Obama in 2008 and 2012, she repeatedly declined to answer the question. "This election isn't about the president, it's about making sure we put Kentuckians back to work," she said. Pressed on the issue, Grimes emphasized her ties to Bill and Hillary Clinton, who are considerably more popular than the president in the Bluegrass State. "I was actually in '08 a delegate for Hillary Clinton, and I think Kentuckians know I'm a Clinton Democrat through and through," she said. "I respect the sanctity of the ballot box, and I know that the members of this editorial board do as well." "So you're not going to … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Did Alison Lundergan Grimes vote for Obama?
Gallery: Horse trail construction underway at Enterprise South Nature Park Hamilton County's first horse-only public trail system is under construction and expected to open this spring at Enterprise South Nature Park. The contractor, North Carolina-based Trail Dynamics, has completed more than 3.5 miles of the 10-mile system. An exact opening date has not been determined but is expected to be in the coming months. "The addition of the equestrian trails at Enterprise South is another important piece of infrastructure for our community," Outdoor Chattanooga Executive Director Philip Grimes said. "Easy access to the natural environment and recreation resources is what separates Chattanooga from all other outdoor cities." The trails were planned for the property years ago before the land was transferred to the city and county in 2004 after being used as an ammunition plant. The plan hit "delays from everything involved in the project," Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Director Tom … [Read more...] about Horse trail construction underway at Enterprise South Nature Park [photos]
Friday is National Pizza Day, Des Moines. And what better way to celebrate this universal favorite than with a hot, bubbling pie — fresh from the oven?We assembled a comprehensive list of regionally and locally owned places in Des Moines where you can find a wide assortment of different styles and toppings. From deep-dish to thin crust to gluten-free, it's all here. Interested in Iowa food news? Follow @BriinDSM on Twitter and @briindsm on Instagram. This list covers all the bases, including regional variations and specialties, like taco and buffalo chicken. Check the contact info for carryout and delivery options. There's even a map for your convenience.This Waukee pizzeria features hand-rolled dough for its caramelized brick-oven pizzas. Try 7 Stone's thin wood-fired crust or deep-dish. $12.50 and up.Location: 9350 University Ave., #18, West Des MoinesHours: Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 9 p.m.; Friday and … [Read more...] about The essential pizza restaurants of Des Moines