Sabin takes first career win at Stuart

first_imgBy Josh ReynoldsSTUART, Iowa (June 29) – Kolby Sabin won for the first time in his Mach-1 Sport Compact career Friday at Stuart Speedway.Sabin and Mitchell Bunch led the field to green. Sabin led the first two laps with Bunch pulling ahead for the next two circuits. Hunter Patrick threw his hat in the ring to lead lap five, but it was Curtis Miller mak­ing it four wide and taking over the top spot for laps six and seven.After falling as far back as fourth, Sabin shot from third to the lead on lap eight as he and Miller spent the rest of the race door to door for the win. Miller worked the high side hard, but each time it was Sabin at the stripe by a bumper and sometimes less than that.Coming out of turn four on the last lap it was anyone’s race with Miller up high and Sabin in the middle of the track. Ultimately it was Sabin taking the win by about a foot at the line. Miller finished second with Bunch third.Nick Roberts paced the IMCA Modifieds and Brock Badger was the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car winner.Austin Luellen aced the Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod main event and John Watson was first to the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock checkers.last_img read more

Alic: I expect the Medal at the Indoor Championship in Istanbul

first_imgThe Athletic team of Bosnia and Herzegovina will participate on the Balkan Indoor Championship in Istanbul on Saturday, 21st February.From nine representatives of  BiH, the most is expected from the shot-putter Hamza Alic, who has four titles of Indoor Balkan Champion in his career.36-year-old member of AC Zenica, European Indoor vice champion in 2013 in Goteborg, travels with his best result of this season-19.65 achieved last week in Novi Sad.“It is sure that I will need more than that result for the medal. I am in good condition and anyway I expect the winning of one medal. The main concurrent  in Istanbul will be Asmir Kolasinac from Serbia and Georgio Ivanov from Bulgaria“. Said Alic for FENA Agency.Besides Alic, BH colors will be defended by Mesud Pezer (shot put, AK Zenica), Amel Tuka (800 m, AK Zenica), Dusan Babic (1.500 m, AK Banja Luka), Sait Huseinbasic (60 m, AK Borac), Damir Redzepagic (400 m, AK Sarajevo) and Srdan Samardzic (3.000 m, AK Brcko), as well as Svjetlana Graorac (60 m, AK Banja Luka) and Nikolija Stanivukovic (high jump, AK Borac).In the leadership of BH team which travels to Istanbul on Friday, will be the coach of men’s team Nebojsa Matijevic, and coaches Mehmed Skender and Elmir Cerimagic.Also, the Balkan Indoor Championship for veterans will be held in Istanbul on which BH will have five representatives- shot-putters Mensur Vrcic, Semir Kavaz and Stanko Maric, and Ekrem Jakupovic and Denis Kadic in middle tracks races.(Source: novovrijeme.ba)last_img read more

22.8% of female undergrads at ISU say they’ve been sexually assaulted

first_imgAMES — A new survey finds more than one in five women who are Iowa State University students say they have been the victims of sexual assault during their college career.The Association of American Universities surveyed students at 33 institutions across the country, including about 4,800 at Iowa State University.It’s a follow-up to a 2015 survey and ISU’s resultsshow about a one-and-a-half percent increase in the number of female, male and transgender students who say they have been sexually assaulted.Nearly 23 percent of women undergrads at ISU said they’d been assaulted. In a written statement, Iowa State University president Wendy Wintersteen said the survey results will help refine programs that move closer to the goal of preventing sexual assault and misconduct on the Ames campus.Iowa State officials say they’re seeing an improvement in the number of bystanders who are willing to intervene, as three-quarters of those who said they had witnessed troubling behavior took some sort of action. The national survey found virtually no male victims and only 16.5 percent of female victims of campus sexual assault reported it to campus or city authorities.In addition, the majority of incidents occurred on a campus or on property affiliated with one of the 33 universities, including fraternity houses and residence halls.last_img read more