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Jurgen Klopp replaces Rodgers as Liverpool manager

first_img Upd. at 15:52 08/10/2015 Klopp has agreed a three-year deal and will be looking at well over €5million a season.  Jurgen Klopp is Liverpool’s new manager. CEST The former Borussia Dortmund boss left the German side at the end of last season and after Brendan Rodgers was sacked, has taken the chance to move to Merseyside.  Sport EN He is likely to bring assistants Zelkjo Buvac and Peter Krawietz to Liverpool, with Rodgers’ coaches Sean O’Driscoll and Gary McAllister sacked on Thursday. Klopp, 47, will have some time to explore the facilities and get to know the club during the international break, with Liverpool’s next match a trip to Tottenham on October 17.last_img read more

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Wildcats look to build confidence as squad host Kootenay Volleyball Classic — Crowe Hawks, LVR Bombers also in the mix

first_imgThe Mount Sentinel Wildcats finished third overall at the Immaculata Invitational High School Girl’s Volleyball Tournament Saturday in Kelowna.“We played lot (of volleyball) competed with all the teams,” said varsity girl’s coach Joe Moreira.“Our confidence still waivers at times and I suspect that it is attributed to playing without 12’s (nine players  — six Grade 11’s and three Grade 9’s).”Host Immaculata won the tournament. The Kelowna-based school is ranked second in the recent B.C. High School A Girl’s Volleyball poll.Mount Sentinel is unranked.The Wildcats have a great opportunity to get the ball flying in the right direction when the South Slocan school hosts the annual Kootenay Volleyball Classic beginning Friday at Mount Sentinel gymnasium.The tournament includes to zone rivals, Fernie and Elkford.“We hosting a number of teams this weekend we need to beat to get to provincials in Prince George,” Moreira confessed. “Both (Fernie and Elkford) have most of their player returning from last year.”Also included in the mix are Prince Charles Comets of Creston, J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks of Trail, Immaculata, L.V. Rogers Bombers and A.L Fortune of Enderby.Teams play a round robin in their respective four-team pools before crossing over into the playoff round.The final goes at 3 p.m. Saturday at Mount Sentinel [email protected]last_img read more

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Nelson rink drops tie-breaker at BC Mixed Double Curling Championships

first_imgThe Nelson rink of Kristina Little and Nathan Small narrowly missed out qualifying for the National Mixed Double Curling at the recent Provincial Championships held recently in Hope.The Kootenay Champs lost out in a tiebreaker King Simpson/Croteau rink. Finishing in a tie for second, with a 5-2 mark, Team Little-Small had chances to win but were unable to complete the shots that would have guaranteed points.“We had a very, very close game with (King Simpson/Croteau) with a missed opportunity in the seventh end to potentially score four points and then in the eighth we had an open shot for the win but weren’t able to get the job done as we missed the target stone on the low side,” Small explained following the championships.Small said both members were extremely proud of the way we played all week.“To finish fifth in the province is an impressive feat, to say the least,” Small said.“We would like to thank our sponsors, especially the local ones, for financially supporting us in being able to compete: Torchlight Brewing, Empire Coffee, Valhalla Realty, and BalancePlus Curling Equipment.”The Steph Jackson-Baier/Corey Chester rink of Victoria defeated city rivals Carley Sandwith/Cameron de Jong 6-3 to capture the BC title Sunday in Hope.last_img read more