Colter Young wins the S&S Turbines Hill Climb

first_imgComing up:-Thursday Baldonnel time trial at 7 pm.-Sunday is the first Mountain bike race of the season starting at the new Beatton River course at 10:00 am. Local competition will be tough as Sven Svenson will be racing the series and is the 2007 National Mountain Bike Champion.www.ferrisfastcycles.com **SubmittedColter Young celebrated his being named to the Canada Games Cycling Team by winning the S & S Turbines hill climb, Sunday , and smashing the old course record along the way. He had a time of 20:30 minutes, improving on Robin Baillie’s record time of 21:15, set last year, on the Bear Flats 8.4 km route.Sven Svenson was second at 23:27, Gilbert Bilodeau third at 24:40, Pat Ferris 4th at 25:26 and Peter King 5th at 25:42.- Advertisement -Darren Guliov was 6th at 28:56, Sandy McDonald 29:35, Jolea Bilodeau 30:53, Francis Plum 32:14, Owen Giebelhaus 32:25 and Kathryn Fairweather 32:43. Two riders did not finish, vowing to conquer the hill next year.Thanks to Marie Young for timing!News from Away: Bob Andrews was second in Masters C and the Saskatchewan provincial time trial championships in Regina. No word at press time on results from the Skeena Challenge in Terrace where Kevin Fell and Ken Nix were racing.Advertisementlast_img read more

LYIT to host information evening on third-level education

first_imgHave you just received your Leaving Certificate results and need advice on your future? Are you currently unemployed and looking to boost your employment prospects? Have you recently graduated and need information on postgraduate programmes that will enhance your career path?Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) are hosting an information day, and it’s the place to be if you need advice on CAO, Postgraduate, Part-Time and Springboard Programmes.Then if so, you need to attend Letterkenny Institute of Technology Information Day. This event takes place from 11am to 4pm on Wednesday 23 August, at both the Letterkenny and Killybegs campuses, and staff from LYIT will be on hand to answer your queries and give advice. Whether it’s advice on CAO and ‘Available Places’ at LYIT, or information on postgraduate, part-time or Springboard programmes, LYIT’s experienced and friendly staff will be available to answer your enquiries at this event.LYIT offers an extensive range of programmes and a fantastic student experience. In addition to advice on programmes, LYIT staff will be available to give information on grants, accommodation, and student support services at the Institute.Accommodation costs in Letterkenny are considerably lower than the major cities such as Galway and Dublin, which has contributed to the rise in the numbers of students from outside Donegal choosing LYIT. Student ambassadors will be giving campus tours at this event and these students will also be available to give advice on student life at LYIT.In 2016, LYIT introduced the ‘Enabling Maths’ course, in conjunction with Donegal Education Training Board, a course designed to give a ‘second chance’ to students who have failed Leaving Certificate maths. Staff from ‘The Curve’ at LYIT will be available to answer queries from students who may have failed Leaving Certificate Maths at this event. For further information on LYIT Information Day visit www.lyit.ie or contact LYIT on (074) 9186000.Boost your future in 2017, choose @LYIT!LYIT to host information evening on third-level education was last modified: August 16th, 2017 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:CAOinformation dayLeaving certLYITpost gradspringboardundergradlast_img read more