first_img(REUTERS)-Germany’s record goalscorer Miroslav Klose is starting a traineeship with the national team as the retired striker looks to kick off his coaching career, the German Football Association said yesterday.Klose, who helped his country win the 2014 World Cup and became the all-time top scorer at the tournament with 16 goals, ended his playing career last season at Lazio.“He will undergoing an individual training and trainee programme with the clear aim of starting a coaching career,” the FA said in a statement.The 38-year-old, who also played for Kaiserslautern, Bayern Munich and Werder Bremen, is Germany’s leading scorer with 71 goals in 137 matches.“In the past months the thought has matured in me to remain on the pitch with the perspective of the coach,” Klose said. “I would like to thank (Germany coach) Joachim Loew and (sports director) Hansi Flick for the chance to sharpen my perspective in a practical environment.”He will be part of Germany’s coaching team for their World Cup qualifier in San Marino and a friendly against Italy this month.last_img read more

first_imgIt’s the penultimate matches in the three-game qualifying series for Premier League football and the race for elite football remains wide open.For some, the premiership is their place of belonging though they have barely featured in any of the recent seasons.After getting off to wins on match-day-1 in their quest for top-flight football, Gold Stars, Feyenoord, Great Olympics and Tema Youth will be pushing for victories on Tuesday to boost their qualification chances.However, Gold Stars and Feyenoord will meet in the top-of-the-table clash at the Tema Stadium in Zone II. And the outcome of this fixture could change the the competition completely as Eleven Wise and Dunkwa United, losers on the opening day also try to out-do the other at the Accra Stadium.Coach Samuel Quaye made a big statement, promising to return Olympics to the Premier League before the start of the play-offs.Following their first win in Zone III, the Wonder Club must now beat Okwawu United at the Len Clay Stadium to give them a fair chance of realizing that dream. Tema Youth, also winners on the first day of qualifying campaign need a win against Istanbul to put themselves in a good position to claim the top as the winner of the zone qualifies for next season’s Premier League.Zone II FixturesMatch-day-2: Tuesday, April 29Eleven Wise v Dunkwa – AccraGold Stars v Feyenoord – Tema Zone III FixturesMatch-day-2: Tuesday, April 29Istanbul v Tema Youth – Baba YaraOkwawu v Great Olympics – Len Claylast_img read more

first_imgSumner Newscow report — Ah, the joys of payday. The Wellington Cub Scouts got their names drawn to throw a pie in their principal’s face after selling popcorn as a fundraiser this fall. Lincoln Elementary Principal John Walton, Washington Elementary Principal Ann Shinliver and Eisenhower teacherCherity Elder participated in getting pies thrown in their faces. Pictures by Amber Schmitz.Follow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comment (1) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. 0 Vote up Vote down Scouter · 242 weeks ago Thank you to the principals and teacher for participating. The Cub Scouts had a ball! I am sure it motivated the fundraising too! Report Reply 0 replies · active 242 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more

first_imgFacebook0Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by The City of OlympiaOn Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22 (weather permitting), the City’s Contractor will be grinding off old pavement markings and applying new plastic pavement markings (including bicycle symbols, turn arrows, and crosswalk striping) to the newly chip sealed surfaces on West Bay Drive, Road 65, Division Street and Black Lake Boulevard. This will complete the pavement preservation work on these roads.Work will take place between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. and follow the schedule below. Motorist should expect some lane restrictions and delays during the pavement marking operations. Flaggers will direct motorists through the construction area.Friday, August 21West Bay Drive NW (from Garfield Avenue to Schneider Hill Road);Road 65 NW (from 14th Avenue to 20th Avenue); andDivision Street NW (from Harrison Avenue to 4th Avenue)Saturday, August 22Division Street NW (from Harrison Avenue to 4th Avenue);Black Lake Boulevard SW (from 4th Avenue to Capital Mall Drive to 4th Avenue); andBlack Lake Boulevard SW (from Hwy 101 to south city limits near Hope Community Church)last_img read more