Goongarrie National Park is a national park in Western Australia, 592 km east of Perth and about 94 km north of Kalgoorlie. The park was part of Goongarrie Station, purchased by the state government in 1995; the area includes the abandoned townsite of Goongarrie. The name comes from nearby Lake Gongarrie, Indigenous Australian in origin and of unknown meaning. Infrastructure in the park was upgraded in 2007 after it received $70,000 in funding from the government; the park is situated along the mulga-eucalypt line. Species of acacia and eucalypt make up the bulk of the vegetation; the southern end of Lake Marmion can be found at the northern end of the park along with many smaller salt lakes and clay pans. Goongarrie is the transition area between the Murchison Biogeographical region. Protected areas of Western Australia
The 10th Sydney International Piano Competition took place at Sydney's Seymour Centre and Opera House from 4 to 21 July 2012 and it was contested by 36 pianists from 14 countries. Avan Yu won the competition, while Nikolay Khozyainov and Dmitry Onishchenko were awarded the 2nd and 3rd prizes. Anne Boyd - Kabarli Meditation Carl Vine - Toccatissimo 5–8 July 2012 9-10 July 2012 11-13 July 2012 17-21 July 2012 Concerti Mikhail Berestnev — Mozart: 21st, Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Tanya Gabrielian — Mozart: 21st, Tchaikovsky: 1st Nikolay Khozyainov — Mozart: 21st, Rachmaninoff: 3rd Dmitry Onishchenko — Mozart: 17th, Rachmaninoff: 3rd Avan Yu — Mozart: 17th, Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Hao Zhu — Mozart: 24th, Rachmaninoff: 2nd
Jeffrey Steven Turner is an American retired professional basketball player and broadcasting announcer. Turner played ten NBA seasons, he ended his NBA career with 3,697 career points. Turner was a 6' 9" forward/center. After his career ended he spent nine years as a radio color commentator for the Magic, he served as the head boys basketball coach at Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando, Florida from to 2005 to 2013, where he compiled a 151-72 record and won the state title in 2013. From 2011 to 2013 he was a studio analyst for Magic games. In 2013, Turner was named television color commentator for the Magic. Turner starred as a college player for Vanderbilt University, he was selected by the New Jersey Nets with the 17th pick of the 1984 NBA Draft. Turner was a member of the Gold Medal 1984 U. S. Olympic basketball team coached by Bobby Knight; the team included Patrick Ewing and Steve Alford. Turner played for the US national team in the 1982 FIBA World Championship, winning the silver medal.
On June 4, 2008, the Associated Press reported that Ronnie Craven of Somerville, had been posing as Turner and using the identity to facilitate sexual encounters with women he met in online chat rooms. His ruse included the additional falsehood that "Jeff Turner" was employed in the front office of the Seattle SuperSonics. Craven says. Craven would stop lying about his identity. Vanderbilt Commodores men's basketball Career statistics and player information from Basketball-Reference.com
Zlatko Šimenc is a retired Croatian water polo player of Slovenian origin. He was part of the Yugoslav teams that won a silver medal at the 1964 Olympics and placed fourth in 1960, he won three more medals at the European championships in 1958–1966.Šimenc's parents moved from Slovenia to Croatia before he was born. They had one daughter, with Zlatko being the youngest child, he took up swimming aged 11, in his twenties changed to water polo and handball. He trained as a water polo defender in the summer and as a handball striker in the winter, won national titles in both sports with his club Mladost. Between 1955 and 1975 he played 101 water polo and 24 handball matches for the national Yugoslav teams. In 1958, Šimenc enrolled to study law, but next year changed to the newly established in Zagreb institute of physical education, graduated in 1966, he earned a master's degree in social sciences and defended a PhD in kinesiology. Since 1966 until retirement he worked at the Department of Team Sports of the University of Zagreb, published ca. 60 scientific papers and books on handball and water polo.
In parallel he served as a sports official at the Yugoslav and Croatian water polo federations and was a member of the Croatian Olympic Committee. His son Dubravko became an Olympic medalist in water polo, while his daughter Iva is a coach and former competitor in synchronized swimming
Kevin Louis Carter is an American former college and professional football player, a defensive end in the National Football League for fourteen seasons in the 1990s and 2000s. Carter played college football for the University of Florida, received All-American honors. A first-round pick in the 1995 NFL Draft, he played professionally for the St. Louis Rams, Tennessee Titans, Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL. Carter was born in Florida, he attended Lincoln High School in Tallahassee and was a letterman for the Lincoln Trojans high school football and basketball teams. In football, he was a Parade magazine high school All-American. Carter was a saxophone player in the marching band until he started his first season of football as a junior, he was a member of the school's Crime and Drug Prevention Task Force and was named Student-Athlete of the Year as a senior. Carter accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he was a four-year letterman for coach Steve Spurrier's Florida Gators football team from 1991 to 1994.
During his four seasons as a Gator, the team won three Southeastern Conference championships. In his freshman season, Carter played in eleven games and started two, tallied fourteen tackles. Following his sophomore season in 1992, he was a second-team All-SEC selection and a Football News honorable mention All-American after compiling sixty-four tackles, twelve forced quarterback hurries, 3.5 sacks, six tackles for a loss. As a junior in 1993, he made fifty-nine tackles, 6.5 sacks, twelve pressures and blocked a field goal, was recognized as a first-team All-SEC Selection. As a senior in 1994, Carter was a first-team All-SEC selection and a consensus first-team All-American. Football News named him one of five finalists for its 1994 Defensive Player of the Year Award, he was a semifinalist for the 1994 Lombardi Award, presented to the nation's top lineman, his 42.5 career tackles for a loss and 21.5 quarterback sacks ranked seventh and fifth in Gators history. Carter's 11.5 sacks in 1994 were the third-best seasonal total in school history.
He started thirty-eight of his last thirty-nine games at defensive end. Carter served as president of the University of Florida chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. In 2000, Carter was voted to the Florida Gator All-Century Team and in 2006 he was voted to the University of Florida Gator 100th Anniversary Team. Carter was inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame as a "Gator Great" in 2004. At the University of Florida Pro Day, Carter ran a 4.66 40-yard dash at 274 pounds while recording a vertical jump of 36½ inches. The St. Louis Rams selected Carter in the first round of the 1995 NFL Draft, he signed a contract with the Rams for a reported $10 million over six years. During his rookie year with the Rams, Carter ranked second on the team and second among rookies with six sacks, while posting 50 tackles, two forced fumbles, one safety and one fumble recovery, he was named the Rams' Rookie of the Year. He recorded his first career sack, he tallied first career safety.
In 1998, Carter led the team in sacks with twelve and tied for sixth in the NFC, earning him the Daniel F. Reeves Memorial Award as the Rams' Most Valuable Player, he was a Pro Bowl alternate. His best season as a pro came in 1999 with the Rams when he tallied a career high 17 quarterback sacks which led the NFL and was the highest sack total by a Ram since Jack Youngblood collected 18 sacks in 1979; these efforts earned him a spot on the 1999 Pro Bowl team. He became the first defensive end to represent the Rams at Pro Bowl since Youngblood in 1979. Carter was a consensus All-Pro selection in 1999, in addition to being named to the All-Madden and Phil Simms' All-Iron Teams; the 1999 Rams defense, anchored by Carter at left defensive end, had the No. 1-ranked rushing defense in the NFL and led the NFL in quarterback sacks with fifty-seven. Carter was recognized as the NFC Defensive Player of the Month and earned NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors in Week Eight versus the Carolina Panthers.
He and his teammates ended the 1999 regular season with a 13–3 record and were Super Bowl XXXIV champions. Carter made. In 2000, Carter started thirteen of the sixteen games he played for the Rams. In 2000, for the first time in his career, Carter moved to defensive tackle in the Rams' nickel defense, with Leonard Little playing the left defensive end position. After the 2000 season he was traded to the Tennessee Titans in exchange for a 2001 first-round draft choice on April 4, 2001 used on Ryan Pickett. Carter was traded to the Titans in 2001 and continued the same stellar performances he had with the Rams. During his first season, he recorded 61 tackles and two sacks and led the team with 34 quarterback pressures. Carter had 10 sacks and was voted to his second Pro Bowl in 2002 and named second-team All-Pro by Football Digest. In 2003, he started all 16 games, led the Titans linemen with 79 tackles, he added one forced fumble and a pass defensed. Played both end and tackle and was instrumental in helping Tennessee to the No.
1-ranked rushing defense in the NFL, marking the second time in his career that Carter played on the NFL's top-ranked rushing defense. Although Carter did not gain any individu
Dr. Peter Allen House is a registered historic building near Kinsman, listed in the National Register on 1971-09-03, it operates as the Peter Allen Inn & Event Center, a small inn and wedding venue. The Peter Allen House was built by architect Willis Smith in 1821 for Kinsman doctor Peter Allen. In 1808, Peter Allen relocated to Kinsman, he would become the town’s first medical doctor. In addition, architect Smith built the Kinsman Presbyterian Church, as well as several other buildings around the Kinsman community. Smith built the home for John Kinsman, for whom the township is named; the home cost $3,000 on a $2-an-acre lot. Allen became a skilled surgeon during the War of 1812. Allen first married in 1813 to Charity Dudley, who died in a runaway carriage accident in 1840, he would marry Fanny Starr, the niece of General Simon Perkins. At an unspecified date and his family moved to Oberlin; the house was purchased by the Reverend James Plant. In 1903, the grandson of Peter Allen, Dr. Dudley Allen, negotiated with the Plant family descendants and purchased the woodwork from the parlor and had it transferred to Cleveland to be used for two separate homes.
When the second home, built by Dudley Allen, was torn down the fittings were stored at the Western Reserve Historical Society until replaced after 51 years in the original Kinsman home. Over time, the property changed hands. Restoring the property was furthered by an initiative during the Great Depression; the Works Progress Administration sent draftsmen across the country to document historic structures, including the Allen house. Years preservation projects on the Peter Allen House continued. In 1938, the building was listed in the Library of Congress. During the 1970s, only three families had occupied the Peter Allen House. Mrs. Alice Blaemire purchased the house sometime during the 20th century, opening it up as a tea room and for private dinners and parties. Richard Thompson and his wife, purchased the property in 2008, with aspirations in mind to preserve its history, but add a new chapter to it; the Business Journal reported. When he stepped down from active operations of the company in 1993, he turned to farming.
He had started his Kinsman farm as a hobby when his son graduated from high school in the mid-1990s and decided to pursue agriculture as a career." The Thompson's purchased Peter Allen's home from the Alice Blaemire estate. Soon after purchasing the property, in 2010, the couple started the Richard and Rhonda Thompson Foundation; the foundation would focus on the restoration and preservation of historic structures. In 2016, the Peter Allen House opened as the Peter Allen Event Center; the home has hosted weddings and baby showers, bereavement dinners, corporate retreats and a prom for a local charter school. Peter Allen Inn & Event Center website