Eleanor R. Whiteman

first_imgEleanor R. Whiteman, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.She was born February 16, 1927 in Dearborn County, IN, daughter of the late Clarence and Nellie (Robins) Grenat.Eleanor enjoyed gardening and sewing. Time with her family was her greatest joy and she will be greatly missed.Surviving are sons, Arthur “Art” G. Wilson of Aurora, IN, Kenneth Whiteman of Aurora, IN; grandchildren, Lindsey Whiteman and Taylor Whiteman.She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Nellie Grenat, husband, Charles Whiteman, siblings, Les Grenat, Donald Grenat and Virginia Schoonover.Friends will be received Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana.Services will be held at the Funeral Home, Wednesday at 1:00 pm with Brother Kenny Hopper oficiating.Interment will follow in the Hogan Hill Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana.Contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen (Breast Cancer). If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.comlast_img read more

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Zidane dismisses ‘special one’ label after latest Real Madrid triumph

first_img Loading… Promoted Content10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth10 Stargazing Locations To ‘Connect With Nature’6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually TrueA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This DayWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Birds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The WorldYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeBest Car Manufacturers In The World”Chronicles Of Narnia” Fans Were Bemused To See How She Looks Now “I think every title we get is merit of the team, the players who are involved in that time,” he said. “It doesn’t have to demerit them, especially this one, as it has been very complicated and tough. We have fought until the end. “It is time to enjoy the achievement, but for football and for everyone, we have a game [against Leganes].” Zidane has refused to confirm whether he’ll be managing Madrid next season, admitting the future is never certain in football. “Nobody knows what’s going to happen in the future. I never talk about next season or the following year. I’ve got a contract and I’m happy. You never know what will happen in the future,” he said. read also:Zidane hopes Benzema can finish LaLiga top scorer “Things can change overnight in the world of football and I have no idea what the future holds. “We want to keep pushing and testing ourselves until the very end of the season. There will be a few days’ rest after the game against Leganes, but the season continues. We will be back training and preparing for City after the game against Leganes.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Zinedine Zidane insisted he was not “special”, saying he was simply lucky to be in charge of Real Madrid. Zidane has led Madrid to the La Liga title this season for his 11th trophy as coach of the Spanish giants. But the Frenchman dismissed any suggestions he felt like the “special one” – a title Jose Mourinho has previously used to describe himself. “No, no. I don’t feel that. I feel lucky to be here with these players every day,” Zidane told a news conference. “And being in this club, that’s why I feel lucky, and that’s why I enjoy that much every day. Because one day [it] will finish, as it happened already, but this time for real. “That’s why I am enjoying and focused on these kinds of things.” Madrid’s La Liga title was their first since 2016-17, when Cristiano Ronaldo led them to the crown. Ahead of their final game of the league season against Leganes on Sunday, Zidane paid tribute to his players for delivering the title.Advertisementlast_img read more

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The Latest: 2017 champion Stephens advances to 3rd round

first_imgStephens wore a “No Justice/No Peace” mask for her post-match interview.The 26th-seeded Stephens won at Flushing Meadows in 2017. She won two straight matches after entering the tournament with a 1-7 record in 2020 and she had lost in the first round in last year’s U.S. Open.She could face Serena Williams in the third round. Williams plays later in the night against Russian Margarita Gasparyan.___5:30 p.m. Amanda Anisimova has won a matchup of American teenagers, rallying past wild card Katrina Scott 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the second round of the U.S. Open. The 19-year-old Anisimova, a surprise semifinalist at the French Open last year, steadied her game in the second set and pulled away. The 16-year-old Scott is ranked 637th and was coming off her first tour-level victory in the opening round Tuesday when she made her debut in the main draw of a Grand Slam.Anisimova, who is seeded 22nd, won the girls’ singles at the Open in 2017.___12:55 p.m. Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times EDT):6:15 p.m.Sloane Stephens continued her path toward a second U.S. Open championship with a dominant 6-2, 6-2 win over Olga Govortsova. The Latest: 2017 champion Stephens advances to 3rd round Matteo Berrettini produced a memorable shot at the U.S. Open — and a reminder that the rules of tennis don’t say the ball must go over the net. Around the net is just fine, too.At 5-all in the third set of his third-round victory, the 2019 semifinalist sprinted to his right, far wide of the doubles alley, to get to a ball that seemed completely out of reach and somehow laced a forehand that went between the net post and the chair umpire, curling in for a winner.In a wonderful display of “act like you’ve been there” vibes, Berrettini simply turned around and strutted away. No wild celebration. There was still a match to win, and soon enough it was over, with the sixth-seeded Italian beating Ugo Humbert 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (6).___ ____1:10 p.m.Reigning Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin has won her second-round match at the U.S. Open against unseeded Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3.Seeded No. 2, Kenin had more winners than unforced errors and never faced a break point. The American has lost in the third round at the Open each of the past three years, and will try to snap that streak Saturday.___center_img Tsvetana Pironkova has pulled off an upset to reach the third round at the U.S. Open, her first tournament after a three-year break to focus on motherhood.Pironkova, who has no ranking because of her layoff, beat No. 10-seeded Garbiñe Muguruza 7-5, 6-3.A 32-year-old Bulgarian, Pironkova left the women’s tour to give birth to her son Alexander in April 2018. She is playing in her 12th Open but her first since 2016, and it’s her first tournament since Wimbledon in 2017.She finished with an ace for her 22nd victory against a top-20 player.___ Pospisil next plays No. 8 Roberto Bautista Agut. Pospisil and No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic would be the co-presidents of a new group they are trying to set up to represent men’s professional tennis players.___1:55 p.m.Second-seeded Dominic Thiem earned a spot in the third round of the U.S. Open with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 win over over Sumit Nagal. Thiem, who turned 27 on Thursday, faces 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic in the next round. On the women’s side, ninth-seeded Johanna Konta had an early exit at Flushing Meadows. Romania’s Sorana Cîrstea knocked off Konta 2-6, 7-6, 6-4 to earn her spot in the third round. September 3, 2020 4:55 p.m.Vasek Pospisil beat fellow Canadian Milos Raonic 6-7 (1), 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3 to advance to the third round of the U.S. Open.Pospisil has been strong since returning from surgery last year on a herniated disk and helped Canada reach the 2019 Davis Cup final. He was strong over the last three sets to hold off the 25th-seeded Raonic.It’s been a strong start at Flushing Meadows for the Canadians. Montreal’s Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov of Toronto also won their men’s opening matches to send four men into the second round for the first time since 1959.Pospisil is into the third round of the U.S. Open for the first time in his career. Raonic has never advanced past the third round of this tournament. He seemed poised for better things after reaching the final of the Western & Southern Open. 11:25 a.m.The fourth day of play is underway at the U.S. Open, with Serena Williams, reigning Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin, Andy Murray and Dominic Thiem among those scheduled to take the court. Williams faces Margarita Gasparyan, who is ranked No. 117. The forecast calls for partly cloudy skies with a high of 76 degrees.___More AP tennis: https://apnews.com/apf-Tennis and https://twitter.com/AP_Sportslast_img read more

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Beach volleyball hits the road to Florida

first_imgAfter dominating teams out on the West Coast, the USC beach volleyball team, the defending national champion, will test their luck out in South Beach, Florida, this weekend when they take part in the fourth annual Surf and Turf Classic hosted by Florida International University.The No. 2-ranked Women of Troy (11-2) will be making the cross-country trek to Miami, to play six teams in a span of just 28 hours, headlined by matches against No. 8-ranked Georgia State, No. 9-ranked Stetson and No. 10-ranked FIU.This busy slate of action isn’t new for head coach Anna Collier, who purposely fit the tournament into her schedule in order to give the team a sense of what it’s like to play in Alabama at the NCAA Championships.“The reason why I [scheduled] this is because Miami is similar to Gulf Shores’ wind, sand and weather,” Collier said. “It’s great preparation for NCAAs. It’s great competition, and it’s still early enough for us to see what we need to do to mentally and physically prepare for these types of games moving forward.”Starting off the tournament on Friday, USC will take on eighth-ranked Georgia State (14-2) at 12 p.m. EST. The Panthers have won seven duals in a row, while USC is riding its own seven-match winning streak. The Women of Troy will then tussle with South Carolina (13-5) at 3 p.m. ET, followed by a match against Tulane (10-6) at 5 p.m. EST. to close out the first day of action.On Saturday, USC will battle No. 9-ranked Stetson at 9 a.m. EST. The Hatters currently lead the nation in wins with a 16-4 record. Stetson is also the only team in the field that USC has faced before, with the Women of Troy winning all three prior meetings. USC will then face 10th-ranked host Florida International (5-6) at 12 p.m. ET. The final match of the tournament will be against Florida Atlantic (6-7) at 2 p.m. EST.Set to lead USC is the No. 1 pair of juniors Kelly Claes and Sara Hughes, who have won 41 straight matches. The duo has only lost six sets during that streak and currently sit at a perfect 16-0 on the season. However, they might be facing their stiffest competition this weekend. Something will have to give when the two face off against Stetson, as the Hatters’ number one pair of Vendy Strakova and Sara Putt are also undefeated at 19-0 on the season, while Georgia State’s top pair of Sara Olivova and Jansen Button hold steady at 15-1 overall.Another USC pair that has played well as of late has been the No. 4 tandem of sophomore Jenna Belton and freshman Abril Bustamante. Both were recently named Pac-12 Pair of the Week, marking the third time that a USC pair has won the award in four weeks. In seven matches together, the underclassmen have gone 14-2 in sets.According to Belton, the two have grown steadily throughout the season thanks to hard work and trust.“Playing with Abril has been awesome,” Belton said. “We’ve improved a ton and made really great leaps together. We had a rough start, but ever since then, our record has improved, and it’s because our communication and dynamic on the court has gotten better.”Bustamante is the lone freshman in USC’s starting lineup, but has enjoyed the transition into the college game with Belton by her side.“It has definitely been something new, but I’m really enjoying it and loving the team,” Bustamante said. “It’s different than high school because there’s more hours to put in and a lot more to juggle, but it’s been so fun.”Collier also thinks her young guns were well-deserving of the recognition.“I’m happy for them,” Collier said. “In the beginning, they were struggling … A freshman and a sophomore? That’s young. This shows how much they’ve grown together. They’re playing better and more consistently. Abril and Jenna have really worked on their partnership, and they’re understanding what each other needs to win matches.”Despite the hectic month of March, Collier has been pleased with her team’s performance during this jam-packed midseason schedule and is looking forward to the opportunity to improve this weekend.“We’re playing well, but the biggest piece is that we’re competing much better,” Collier said. “I still think we haven’t seen our best volleyball yet, which is actually exciting because that gives us the chance to play our best volleyball going forward.”last_img read more

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