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List A cricket

List A cricket is a classification of the limited-overs form of the sport of cricket. List A cricket includes One Day International matches and various domestic competitions in which the number of overs in an innings per team ranges from forty to sixty, as well as some international matches involving nations who have not achieved official ODI status. Together with first-class and Twenty20 cricket, List A is one of the three major forms of cricket recognised by the International Cricket Council. Most Test cricketing nations have some form of domestic List A competition; the scheduled number of overs in List A cricket ranges from forty to sixty overs per side. 50 overs. The categorisation of cricket matches as "List A" was not endorsed by the International Cricket Council until 2006, when the ICC announced that it and its member associations would be determining this classification in a manner similar to that done for first-class matches; the Association of Cricket Statisticians and Historians created this category for the purpose of providing an equivalent to first-class cricket, to allow the generation of career records and statistics for comparable one-day matches.

Only the more important one-day competitions in each country, plus matches against a touring Test team, are included. The list was the work of Philip Bailey and the name is derived from there being a list A and a list B. One Day Internationals Certain other international matches Premier one-day tournaments in each country Official matches of a touring Test team against main first-class teams Matches played in ICC Cricket World Cup Challenge League and above, the higher levels of the ICC World Cricket League Twenty20 cricket including internationals, classified separately World Cup warm-up matches Other Tourist matches Festival and friendly matches Matches not played under standard conditions The first match retrospectively designated as a'List A' game was played between Lancashire and Leicestershire in May 1963, in the preliminary round of the Gillette Cup; each side batted for 65 overs, bowlers were restricted to 15 overs each. List of List A cricket records ICC clarifies what counts and what doesn't, from Cricinfo, 30 July 2006

Nick Howard (baseball)

Nick Paul Howard is an American professional baseball pitcher, a free agent. He played college baseball at Virginia, he was drafted by the Reds in the first round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft and pitched for the Reds organization in parts of 5 seasons. Howard attended St. John's College High School in Washington, DC. Howard was both a infielder at the University of Virginia; as a freshman in 2012, he appeared in 19 games as a relief pitcher and had 52 at-bats in 26 games. As a pitcher he was 3 -- 0 and had a 2.81 earned 37 strikeouts in 41 2⁄3 innings. As a batter he hit.346/.435/.404. As a sophomore in 2013, he appeared in 13 games as a pitcher with 12 starts and 50 games as a batter, he was 52 strikeouts in 61 1⁄3 innings. He hit.323/.344/.449 with three home runs. For his play, he was named first team All-ACC; as a junior in 2014, he took over as the Cavaliers' closer. He again was named All-ACC; the Cincinnati Reds selected Howard in the first round, 19th overall, of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft.

Howard signed and was assigned to the Dayton Dragons, where he spent his first professional season, posting a 2-1 record, 3.74 ERA, a 1.16 WHIP in 33.2 innings. He struggled. In 2016, he pitched for the Daytona Tortugas, posting a 6.75 ERA in only 20 innings before an injury caused him to miss the rest of the season. Howard was forced to miss 2017 due to the injury, he returned in 2018 and pitched for both Daytona and the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, pitching to a combined 3-4 record with a 5.13 ERA in 38 relief appearances between both teams. On June 23, 2019, the Reds released Howard. On August 13, 2019, Howard signed a minor league deal with the Kansas City Royals, he became a free agent following the 2019 season. Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference Virginia Cavaliers bio

Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor

Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor is a 2009 side-scrolling action-puzzle video game for iOS and Android and published by Tiger Style. The player takes control of a spider who comes to reside in to the deserted Bryce Manor and must spin webs to trap various types of insects, whilst ascertaining what happened to the former residents of the manor; the game won multiple awards. Released in August, a Director's Cut update replaced the original version on the App Store in December; the update added ten levels, twenty-four Game Center achievements, new music, more story elements and an insect. A year after the game's initial release, a HD version was released for the iPad. In 2013, the game was released for Android. A sequel, Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon, was released in August 2015 for iOS, Windows and Linux; the player takes control of a spider whose primary goal is to survive by spinning webs and eating insects. At the same time, the player can explore the manor, searching for clues. Finding out what happened to the former occupants of the manor is an optional side quest, is never explicitly foregrounded in the game.

Each level is viewed in a side-scrolling 2D display. Using the touchscreen, the player controls the movement of the spider. Pressing on the right or left side of the screen will make the spider walk in that direction. Swiping in any direction will make the spider jump. To have the spider spin a web, the player must first tap on the screen, jump from one surface to another. If the distance between the two surfaces is too great, the web will break. To capture insects, the player must create a triangle of web strands; the aim in each level is to eat a certain amount of insects. At this point, a portal to the next level will open, although the player can remain in the level and eat the rest of the insects if they wish. Insects include, but are not limited to, crickets and wasps. Hornets are unique in the game insofar. Instead, they must be attacked directly by jumping into them; the game includes four main modes. Adventure mode is the basic story mode. Hunger is an endless mode. Feeding Frenzy gives the player a limited amount of time to complete each level.

Precision gives the player a limited amount of silk with. Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor was released to critical acclaim, it holds an aggregate score of 93 out of 100 based on 12 reviews. Pocket Gamer's Tracy Erickson scored the game 8 out of 10, giving it a "Silver Award", he was critical of the controls, which he found oftentimes unresponsive, but called the game "fresh and altogether significant." IGN's Levi Buchanan scored it 8.9 out of 10 and awarded it with an "Editor's Choice", arguing that "right now, no game better defines the purity of iPhone game design than Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor." He praised the controls, the background mystery element to the gameplay and the music, concluding that "Spider is a brilliant little game that could only happen on the iPhone. It's a perfect distillation of a concept -- a spider's exploration -- dropped in the middle of a mystery that you don't need to pay attention to in order to enjoy the game." 148Apps scored it 4.5 out of 5, calling it "one of the most beautiful and original iPhone games to date," and praising the graphics and controls.

AppSmile scored the game 5 out of 5, calling it "one of the most inventive and unique games that we've come across," and concluding "There is nothing like Spider in the app store. It stands proudly. Replay value abounds, from attempting to capture all bugs to unlocking all achievements to just having fun spinning webs and enjoying the spider's control scheme. We can't praise the game enough for bringing something new and addicting to the app store." AppSpy's Andrew Nesvadba scored it 5 out of 5, writing "With a subtle narrative told only by experiencing the game, this is the kind of app that may be marked as a key moment in the history of mobile phone gaming." Gamezebo's Nathan Meunier scored it 5 out of 5, writing "Atmosphere plays a huge role in Spider, the beautifully hand drawn artwork pairs nicely with the hip soundtrack to evoke and intensify the sense of mystery that's so crucial to the game." Giving it 5 out of 5, TouchArcade wrote "Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor is a lovely original iPhone game that we recommend."

Slide to Play's Riordan Frost scored it 4 out of 4, writing "Spider is an innovative game which we don't see enough in the App Store. Its unique character provides a breath of fresh air."The game would go on to win multiple awards, including AppGamer's iPhone Game of the Year, the Independent Games Festival's Best Mobile Game and Best iPhone Game, Slide to Play's Best Platform Game and TouchArcade's 2009 iPhone Game of the Year. It was nominated for Debut Game of the Year and Best Handheld Game at the Game Developers Choice Awards; as of May 2012, Spider had sold over 300,000 copies. A sequel called Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon was released in August 2015. Official website

List of public schools in Louisville, Kentucky

There are more than 145 public schools in Louisville, servicing nearly 100,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade education. The primary public education provider is Jefferson County Public Schools. Schools are categorized as elementary, middle or high schools, though some exceptions exist. J. Graham Brown School offers education for all grades in one school. Moore Traditional School is a combined high school; the Anchorage School is the sole school of AISD, educating for grades K-8. Public elementary schools provide education through fifth grade; some elementary schools offer pre-kindergarten programs. Middle schools provide education for grades 6-8 ages 11–14. High school begins at grade 9, running through grade 12. List of schools in Louisville, Kentucky

Jeanne Baptiste d'Albert de Luynes

Jeanne Baptiste d'Albert de Luynes, comtesse de Verrue was a French noblewoman and the mistress of Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia. The daughter of Louis Charles d'Albert, Duke of Luynes and his second wife Anne de Rohan, she had five full siblings, she was the granddaughter of Marie de Rohan. Her older half-brother was Charles Honoré d'Albert de Luynes, a private advisor to Louis XIV and the builder of the infamous Château de Dampierre. Born at the Hôtel de Luynes in Paris, she was baptised at the Église Saint-Eustache, she was named after her godfather Jean-Baptiste Colbert. After an education at the prestigious Abbey of Port-Royal in Paris, she was married to Joseph Ignace Scaglia, Count of Verrua in between 23 August and 25 August 1683, she was just thirteen and a half years old at the time of her marriage. Her husband was a colonel de dragons and a prominent Piedmontese diplomat working for the Duke of Savoy. Jeanne Baptiste and her husband had four children, her husband was, "young, handsome and honest".

His mother was a lady-in-waiting to the French-born Duchess of Savoy, Anne Marie d'Orléans. At the Savoyard capital of Turin, the Duke of Savoy became infatuated with the young countess and by 1688 he had fallen in love with her; the piously brought up countess, at first, ignored the advances of the duke who would see her in attendance on his wife, Anne Marie. On, the duchess and her uncle, the French king Louis XIV, "encouraged" Madame de Verrue to take advantage of the Duke of Savoy's advances. In 1689, Jeanne Baptiste gave into the duke's overtures; the lovers became the parents of two children. The future Princess of Carignan was born in 1690. A son, Vittorio Francesco, was born in 1694 and was given the title Marquis of Suza; the most envied woman at the Savoyard court due to her influence over the duke, Jeanne Baptiste tried to dabble in politics. With the help of the maréchal de Tessé, she encouraged the marriage of the duke's eldest daughter, Princess Maria Adelaide, with Louis XIV's grandson, the Duke of Burgundy.

She helped her brother's escape to France due to his heavy debts in October 1700. He took refuge with their aunt at the Paris. Jeanne Baptiste was widowed in her husband dying on 13 August in the Battle of Blenheim. Saint-Simon writing about her in the Regency of Philippe d'Orléans said the following on Madame de Verrue: M. de Savoie met Madame de Verrue, soon found her much to his taste. She saw this, said so to her husband and her mother-in-law, they took no further notice of the matter. M. de Savoie redoubled his attentions, contrary to his usual custom, gave fetes, which the Madame de Verrue felt were for her. She did all she could not to attend them, but her mother-in-law quarrelled with her, said she wished to play the important, that it was her vanity which gave her these ideas, her husband, more gentle, desired her to attend these fetes, saying that if M. de Savoie were in love with her, it would not do to fail in anything towards him. Soon after M. de Savoie spoke to the Madame de Verrue.

She told her husband and her mother-in-law, used every entreaty in order to prevail upon them to let her go and pass some time in the country. They would not listen to her, seeing no other course open, she feigned to be ill, had herself sent to the waters of Bourbon, she wrote to her father, the Duc de Luynes, to meet her there, set out under the charge of the Abbé de Verrue, uncle of her husband. As soon as the Duke of Luynes arrived at Bourbon, became acquainted with the danger which threatened his daughter. M. de Luynes little thought. The Abbé de Verrue, it seems, was himself violently in love with Madame de Verrue, directly her father had gone declared the state of his heart. Finding himself only repulsed, the miserable old man turned his love into hate, ill-treated Madame de Verrue, upon her return to Turin, lost no opportunity of injuring her in the eyes of her husband and her mother-in-law, he goes on: "Madame de Verrue suffered this for some time, but at last her virtue yielded to the bad treatment she received.

She listened to the Duke of Savoy, delivered herself up to him in order to free herself from persecution. Is not this a real romance? But it happened in our time, under the eyes and to the knowledge of everybody." "When the truth became known, the Verrues were in despair, although they had only themselves to blame for what had happened. Soon the new mistress ruled all the Court of Savoie, whose sovereign was at her feet as before a goddess, she disposed of the favours of her lover, was feared and courted by the ministry. Her haughtiness made her hated, her reign lasted. After a while she had the small-pox. M. de Savoie tended her during this illness. But he loved her after his own fashion, he kept her shut up from view, at last she grew so tired of her restraint that she was determined to fly. She conferred with her brother, the Chevalier de Luynes, who served with much distinction in the navy, together they arranged the matter." "They seized an opportunity when M. de Savoie had gone on a tour to Chambéry, departed furtively.

Crossing our frontier, they arrived in Paris, where Madame de Verrue, who had grown rich, took a house, by degrees succeeded in get

McFadden Wharf

The place of McFadden Wharf was designated a California Historic Landmark on July 3, 1964. McFadden Wharf was built in what is today Newport Beach, Orange County in 1888; the McFadden Wharf was located at the site of the current Newport Pier. Under Mexican rule the port in Newport was called San Joaquin Bay. Brothers from Delhi, New York James McFadden and Robert McFadden came to California and purchased land. On April 19, 1875 the bought 20-acre of land, the part of the form Mexican land grant of José Antonio Yorba; the land was on the coast of the Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana. In 1854, the Yorba family sold Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana to José Antonio Andrés Sepúlveda. Sepúlveda lost the land due to bankruptcy caused by fighting to uphold his land claims in court. In 1869, William Spurgeon and Ward Bradford purchased 74.27 acres of the ranch to form the city of Santa Ana. In 1866 much of the ranch was sold to James Irvine. James Irvine starting ranching on his land and James McFadden used his land for port shipping.

The bay was narrow, sand bars and not deep, poor for shipping. So, James McFadden need a Wharf built out into the bay. With San Pedro port open his port did poorer. James McFadden asked the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers for help in 1887, they told him it would talked $1.2 million to improve the port, rejected the request. In 1888 the McFadden brothers built their own wharf; the wharf was 60 feet wide. In 1891 they built the Santa Ana and Newport Railway railroad line from the wharf to the Santa Ana Depot, 11 miles long. A small town call. McFadden brothers had 100 employees and the shipping company was at last profitable. In 1896 they purchased more land in, but port of San Pedro was closer to Los Angeles and shipping decreased. In 1899 James McFadden sold the wharf and railroad line to the Southern Pacific Transportation Company; the rail line closed in 1907. In 1902, James sold the town of Newport Landing, half the Balboa Peninsula, surrounding swamp lands to Williams S. Collins and C. A. Hanson. Collins, President of the Associated Oil Company, saw the town as a place to make a sea resort, not a shipping port.

The team made Henry E. Huntington a partner in the Newport Beach development. In 1905, the Pacific Electric street cars ran to Newport, in 1906, the line continued to Balboa Peninsula and Balboa Pavilion. In 1939 the old McFadden Whar was removed after being damaged by a large storm in 1928. In 1940 the current Newport Municipal Pier was built; the place of Old Landing at San Joaquin Bay was designated a California Historic Landmark on June 20, 1935. A marker is at the spot. Captain Samuel S. Dunnells and William A. Abbott opened the port for trade on September 10, 1870; the first ship to enter the bay was the 105-ton, flat-bottomed Sternwheel steamer SS Vaquero with cargo of l5,000 shingles and 5,000 feet of lumber from San Diego. Samuel S. Dunnells built. Newport Landing and Landing warehouse was near the current Pacific Coast Highway and the Newport Bay Bridge. James McFadden and Robert McFadden purchased land and ran the port from April 19, 1875 till 1899, McFadden built a long Wharf that opened in 1889.

The landing was renamed Newport. The port and farm land around the port was owned by: James Irvine, Benjamin Flint, james McFadden, Robert McFadden. Marker at the McFadden Wharf site reads:'The original wharf at this site was completed in the winter of 1888–89 and was connected by railroad with the hinterland in the winter of 1890–91, it served as a shipping and distributing point for Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside counties until 1907, provided the nucleus from which developed the city of Newport Beach. Erected 1965 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with the City of Newport Beach. California Historical Landmarks records for McFadden Wharf reads: NO. 794 McFADDEN WHARF – The original wharf on this site was completed in the summer of 1888 by the McFadden brothers. As the seaward terminus of their Santa Ana and Newport Railway it became the funnel through which flowed a major part of the lumber and other goods that built Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside Counties during the period from 1891 to 1907.

Marker at the Old Landing, Newport Landing, site reads: On September 10, 1870, Captain Samuel S. Dunnells and William A. Abbott opened Newport Bay to commerce when they entered it for the first time on the Sternwheel steamer Vaquero; the landing was designated "Newport" – a new port – by James Irvine, Benjamin Flint, james McFadden, Robert McFadden. The McFaddens operated a regular shipping service here during the 1880s. Erected 1935 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Newport Beach Historical Society and City of Newport Beach. California Historical Landmarks in Orange County, California Balboa Island, Newport Beach Bay Island