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Campobasso

Campobasso is a city and comune in southern Italy, the capital of the region of Molise and of the province of Campobasso. It is located in the high basin of the Biferno river, surrounded by Matese mountains. Campobasso is renowned for the craftsmanship of blades, a fact well documented since the 14th century, it is famous for the production of pears and scamorza. The city is the home of of the Archdiocese of Campobasso-Boiano; the origins of Campobasso are disputed. According to the most held theory, the city was founded by the Lombards before the 8th century as a fortified camp on the slope of the hill where the castle stands; the original name was Campus vassorum, suggesting that the city was the seat of the vassals of the duke of Spoleto. After the Norman conquest of Southern Italy, Campobasso lost its importance as a defensive stronghold, but became a significant trading and administration centre. From 1330 to 1745 the city was ruled by the Monforte-Gambatesa family, who built the castle and established a mint.

It came under the control of the Di Capua, Vitagliano and Romano families. The original old town of Campobasso contains the Castello Monforte, although in 1732 the inhabitants built a new town on a lower-level plain. In 1763 the citizens settled in the lower valley; the current city was expanded in 1814 by the king of Naples Joachim Murat, lies on the Campo Basso. Campobasso was the scene of heavy fighting during the Second World War. In the months of October and November 1943 a battle between the German and the Canadian troops for possession of the city caused the destruction of many public buildings, including the City Hall and the archives held there. Thirty eight civilians were killed in the action, including the bishop of the diocese, Bishop Secondo Bologna, an unknown number of people were injured in the intensive bombardment; the occupation by the Canadian troops, the administrative and political control resulting, had such an impact on the town that it became known as "Canada Town" or "Maple Leaf City".

In 1995 the city was awarded the Bronze Medal for Civil Valour in recognition of the hard work done in clearing the region of dangerous unexploded warheads, a task that lasted well into 1948. One of the mains attractions of Campobasso is the Castello Monforte, built in 1450 by the local ruler Nicola II Monforte, over Lombard or Norman ruins; the castle has Guelph merlons and stands on a commanding point, where traces of ancient settlements have been found. The current construction is the result of rebuilding after the earthquakes of 1456 and 1805. Next to the castle is the Chiesa della Madonna del Monte, erected in the 11th century and rebuilt in 1525, it houses a precious wooden statue of the Incoronata from 1334. Below the castle, the church of St. George is the oldest in Campobasso, built around the year 1000 AD over the ruins of a Pagan temple; the Cathedral, or Chiesa della Santissima Trinità, was built in 1504 outside the city walls. It was destroyed by an earthquake in 1805 and a new Neoclassical edifice was built in 1829.

The church of San Bartolomeo is a Romanesque building from the 11th century, in limestone. The interior has two aisles. San Leonardo has a façade mixing Gothic and Romanesque elements, a side mullioned window with vegetable decorations influenced by the Apulian architecture of the period. Villa de Capoa restored, is a noteworthy garden with statues and a wide variety of plant species, including sequoias, Norway Spruces and Lebanon Cedars. Campobasso is twinned with: Ottawa, Canada Lezhë, Albania Frontera Hidalgo, Mexico Mahopac, United States Vladimir, Russia Banja Luka and Herzegovina Campobasso railway station, managed by Centostazioni, is located in the centre of the city at the junction of two lines: that from Termoli to Vairano and the branch from Benevento. Road traffic is regulated by the State Road Sannitica, by the State Road SS645 Del Tappino and by the State Road 647 Fondo Valle del Biferno; the urban public transport consists of 23 lines of autobus managed by the SEAC company. Situated 701 metres above sea level and close to the Apennine Mountains, Campobasso is considered one of the coldest cities of central/southern Italy.

It has an oceanic climate, borderline with subtropical, with an average temperature of about 12 °C, with winter to summer ranging from 2 to 22 °C on average. During the winter, snowfalls are frequent; the wettest time of year is the autumn with about 81 millimetres of rain each November. Fred Bongusto Alberto Bonucci Pasquale Gravina Tony Dallara Tito Mattei University of Molise Campobasso Calcio Campobasso railway station Media related to Campobasso at Wikimedia Commons

North Winnipeg Satelites

The North Winnipeg Satelites are a junior "B" ice hockey team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. They are members of the Capital Region Junior Hockey League; the franchise was founded in 1980. The team was a member of the Keystone Junior Hockey League until 2018. For the 2018-19 season the Satellites were one of five teams that departed the Keystone Junior Hockey League and established the Capital Region Junior Hockey League. Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, PCT = Winning Percentage Western Canadian Jr. B Championships Six teams in round-robin play. 1st vs. 2nd for gold/silver & 3rd vs. 4th for bronze. Elijah Caparros 2019-2020 Parker Cassie 2017–2018 Howard Grieves Jr. 2016–2017 Bryan Mackenzie 2013–2016 Connor Stephenson, Justin Pache 2012–13 Gary Duszak 2010–2012 Shelby Barron Jason Camphuis Brad Mitchell Don Gibson 2010- Justin Pache 2017–2019 Chris Pache 2015–2017 Cory Mymryk & Chris Pache 2015–2016 Taylor Lemon 2013–2015 Dan Nadeau 2012–2013 Doug Stokes 2010–2012 Dave Black, 2009–2010 Stan Trybell, 2008–2009 Keystonejr.ca Official Website

Jeff Attinella

Jeff Attinella is an American soccer player playing for Portland Timbers in Major League Soccer. He is a children's book author. Attinella is a product of the University of South Florida where he played between 2007 and 2010, he was awarded NSCAA Third Team All-Region, Hermann Trophy Watch List and Soccer America Preseason All American in 2010, NSCAA First Team All-American, Big East Goalkeeper of the Year and NSCAA All-Region First Team in 2009 and NSCAA All-Region Second Team in 2008. During his college years, Attinella played with the Bradenton Academics of the USL Premier Development League. On January 18, 2011, Attinella was drafted in the first round in the 2011 MLS Supplemental Draft by Real Salt Lake, but was released by the club without signing. Attinella signed his first professional contract with FC Tampa Bay on February 22, 2011, made his professional debut on April 30 against the Atlanta Silverbacks, coming on as a substitute when Tampa's first choice goalkeeper Daryl Sattler suffered an injury.

Tampa Bay picked up the 2012 season option on Attinella's contract on October 4, 2011. The 2012 NASL season proved to be a breakthrough year for Attinella, who played every minute of every match for the Rowdies, won five NASL Defensive Player of the Week awards, one NASL Player of the Month Award, was named to the 2012 NASL Best XI. Attinella saved three penalties in the Rowdies' NASL Championship victory against Minnesota Stars FC to capture the Soccer Bowl trophy. Following a successful second season with the Rowdies, Real Salt Lake of MLS announced that they had signed Attinella on December 3, 2012, he made his RSL debut as a second-half sub for an injured Josh Saunders in a 3–0 win against FC Dallas on July 13. Attinella was selected by Minnesota United FC in the 2016 MLS Expansion Draft and traded to Portland Timbers in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft. Attinella has one daughter with his wife Kendall. Together with his wife and father-in-law, he founded a publishing company called "It Had to Be Told" to publish Attinella's children books that he describes as "nursery rhymes with a sports emphasis".

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