Bulldogs Champs At Greensburg Invite-Wildcats Place 5th

first_imgBatesville High School Cross Country team traveled to Greensburg tonight to take part in their 14 team Invitational.  The rain stayed away and we even saw a rainbow to cap off the night.  Both the girls and the boys ran away with the championship trophies beating their competition by double or more of their points.  The girls scored a low 34 points to East Central’s 68, Greensburg’s 77, South Ripley’s 89 and Franklin County’s 158 to finish out the top 5 teams.  The girls were led by Liz Loichinger in 2nd (20:15), followed closely by teammate Lily Pinckley in 3rd (20:16).  Trysta Vierling was the third Bulldog runner to cross the finish line at 8th (21:17).  Coming in 4th for the team was Maria Lopez in 12th, running the only personal best for the night (21:37).  She was followed closely by Sarah Ripperger and Katie Olsen, 14th and 15th respectively.  Finishing out the varsity 7 was Ava Ralston placing 31st.  The boys had a tremendous showing as all 7 of the varsity squad placed in the top 19 as they scored a very low score of 23, beating the field by 34 points.  Greensburg was runner up at 57 points, East Central took 3rd with 68, then Connersville came in 4th with 123 and Franklin County finished out the top 5 at 133 points.  The Batesville boys claimed the first 3 spots of the race led by Ean Loichinger (16:57), Adam Moster claimed 2nd (17:19) followed by teammate Joshua Myers in 3rd (17:29).  Benjamin Moster placed 6th (17:53), Dillon Murray 12th, Adam Hollowell 17th and Nathan Eckstein 19th.On the JV side, although it was not team scored, the Batesville girls had 4 in the top ten with Britany Venis leading the way for the dogs claiming 2nd.  She was followed by Alyssa Linville, 5th and Carly Fitzpatrick and Sophie Brown at 8th and 9th place.  The boys JV team took the first 6 spots in the JV race and were led by Luke Esser in first. Daren Smith finished in 2nd, followed by Nathan Villani, Luke Nuhring, Landon Gutzwiller and Alex Livers taking the 3rd-6th spots.  Also receiving awards were Will Nuhring, 12th, Kasin Hughes, 18th and Ellliott Mertz, 24th.Way to go to all the Bulldogs on a great night!  The Dogs will finish their season this coming Monday as they will make up the meet from Tuesday that got canceled.  Batesville will be hosting this meet and will be honoring their 5 seniors.  Come out and cheer on the dogs as they close out their regular season.  The girls will begin the night with a 5:15 start time!  Good luck!Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Lisa Gausman.The Franklin County girls cross country team placed 5th out of 10 teams at the Greensburg Invitational. Junior, Katelyn Meyer, was the top finisher for Franklin County. She placed 26th with a time of 23:13. Senior, Taylor Stewart, was close behind with a time of 23:34. She placed 30th. Since there were no competitors nearby, Junior, Helena Goustis, and Freshman, Katherine Apsley, battled it out for 40th and 41st place. Helena just edged Katherine out by 0.45 seconds to get the 40th spot. Junior, Kairee Hodapp, always seems to have to battle for her spot at the finish with a huge sprint effort. She was overtaken by Kayla Hancock, of Greensburg and finished in 38th place. The girls’ number 2 through 5 top runners on the team really made the difference on the girls recent 5th place wins in both the conference and this invitational.The Franklin County boys maintained steady times and placed 5th out of 11 teams at the Greensburg Invitational. Sophomore, Drew Grant ,was the top finisher for Franklin County with a time of 18:39. He placed 16th. Freshman, Ben Maze, and juniors, Tanner Lainhart and Kyle Seibert, stayed close to each other throughout the whole race. They placed 30th, 34th, and 36th, respectively, out of 117 boys. Freshman, Adam Grant, placed 44th with a time of 20:09. Sophomore, Jackson Brumback, continues to drop his time with another career best. He had his fastest time of 22:44. The Wildcat team only needs to drop a few seconds off of each time in order to make their best showing ever at the upcoming Sectionals on Saturday, October 6th, in Connersville.Courtesy of Wildcats Coach Stacey Nobbe.last_img read more

Dominik Paris masters the downhill World Cup event in Bormio

first_img LIVE TV Dominik Paris continued his dominance on the Stelvio course on Saturday, winning a men’s World Cup downhill for the second straight day.In perfect, sunny conditions, the Italian sped down the 3.27-kilometer course in 1 minute, 55.37 seconds for his 18th career victory, and 14th in a downhill.Paris has won five of the seven Stelvio downhills he has competed in, only failing to win the classic race in his first two attempts – in 2010 and 2011.His latest win came a day after Paris triumphed in a shortened race on the same course, which replaced the downhill that was canceled in another Italian resort, Val Gardena, last Saturday due to heavy snowfall.Paris also won two speed races on the Stelvio course on back-to-back days last year.While other pre-race favorites failed to match Paris’ pace again on Saturday, unheralded Urs Kryenbuehl came close to upsetting the Italian.Starting 26th, the Swiss skier led Paris by 0.12 seconds until the last check point but came up 0.08 short at the finish.Kryenbuehl had failed to get a top-20 result in the World Cup until Friday’s race, where he placed 13th.His Swiss teammate Beat Feuz trailed by 0.26 in third on Saturday.Matthias Mayer led Paris by 0.33 at the third intermediate time but the Austrian lost time in the bottom part of the course and finished 0.84 behind in fifth.Paris overtook Feuz at the top of the downhill season standings, and also went top of the overall standings for the first time in his career.The race was interrupted for 20 minutes after Hannes Reichelt crashed and slid into the safety netting. The Austrian was helicoptered off the hill with an apparent right knee injury.The Austrian ski team said Reichelt would undergo medical tests in a clinic in Innsbruck.Brice Roger of France, who was fastest in the only training run on Thursday, also crashed but avoided injuries.The race weekend in Bormio will be concluded by an Alpine combined event on Sunday. COMMENT 8 months ago Emergency workers at Kazakh plane crash site 8 months ago Cong holds ‘Satyagraha’ in T’gana after permission denied for rally WATCH US LIVE Associated Press Television News 8 months ago Chunky Pandey to make Marathi feature film debut with ‘Vikun Taak’ Written Bycenter_img SUBSCRIBE TO US WE RECOMMEND First Published: 28th December, 2019 19:49 IST FOLLOW US Last Updated: 28th December, 2019 19:49 IST Dominik Paris Masters The Downhill World Cup Event In Bormio Dominik Paris continued his dominance on the Stelvio course on Saturday, winning a men’s World Cup downhill for the second straight day. 8 months ago Former deputy leader says UK’s Labour Party brutal, hostile 8 months ago Carlo Ancelotti talks about transfer plans ahead of FA cup match against Liverpoollast_img read more

ViaccessOrca has partnered with Harmonic to bring

first_imgViaccess-Orca has partnered with Harmonic to bring two solutions to IBC – one relating to OTT applications and the other to virtual reality (VR).The companies will showcase a new end-to-end video software as a service for OTT applications, as well as a new multiview app for the virtual reality (VR) environment.By combining Viaccess-Orca’s Voyage – TV Everywhere as a service platform with Harmonic’s VOS 360 cloud media processing service, the two companies are offering pay TV operators a flexible OTT solution that runs entirely on the cloud.The ecosystem is designed to streamline video management, security, and service delivery tasks, handling everything from contribution to transcoding, packaging, scrambling, and distribution of live and time-shift content to connected devices.The new multiview app for the VR environment uses space-related UHD content from Harmonic, on a Samsung Gear VR headset with Viaccess-Orca’s Connected Sentinel Player, to simulate a live 360-degree VR environment that provides synchronised, multiple perspectives for a richer VR experience.“Given the dynamic nature of the OTT environment, pay TV operators are looking to partner with technology providers skilled in data management and experiences, content protection, and delivering high-quality, exciting video experiences to consumers on a broad range of devices,” said Chem Assayag, executive vice-president of marketing and sales at Viaccess-Orca.“Harmonic and Viaccess-Orca both bring a very high level of innovation to this collaboration, enabling safer, immersive video experiences to be enjoyed by end-users, with better video quality and advanced features like 360-degree viewing on VR headsets, along with increased savings and monetization for operators.”Viaccess-Orca are exhibiting at IBC on stand 1.A51. Harmonic can be found at stand 1.B20last_img read more