Lady Chargers Golf Results Versus Lady Lions

first_imgThe Lady Chargers Girls Varsity Golf team competed against Rushville at Antler Pointe Golf Club.Highlights included Sidney Parmer as individual medalist for the match and Katy Kinker having a personal best round!ND Scoring: Sidney Parmer 39 – Individual medalist; Katy Kinker 44 – New personal best; Laronda Schwartz 62. *Unable to post team score due to only 3 players. Rushville scored 211.*Courtesy of Chargers Coach Madeline Childress.last_img

Update on the latest sports

first_imgKansas also ended the Bears’ 23-game winning streak as Udoka Azubuike (oo-DOH’-kah a-zoo-BOO’-kay) had 23 points and a career-high 19 rebounds in the Jayhawks’ 64-61 victory at Baylor. Isaiah Moss added 11 points, including two free throws for Kansas with 7.9 seconds left before a timeout.The Bears had a chance to tie it until Jared Butler missed a 3-point attempt at the buzzer.The 24-3 Jayhawks have won 12 in a row since their first-ever home loss to Baylor on Jan. 11.Butler had a team-high 19 points for the Bears, who dropped to 24-2 overall and 13-1 in the conference.Meanwhile, the nation’s longest winning streak in men’s basketball is over. Star Navy offensive lineman found dead in academy dormANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A star lineman for Navy’s record-breaking offense has been found dead in his dormitory. David Forney was 22.Academy officials said he was discovered unresponsive in Bancroft Hall on Thursday night. The cause of death was not disclosed.Forney was a senior and three-year letter winner, playing in 39 consecutive games over his final three seasons. He started all 13 games at guard in 2019 as part of an offensive line that set a school record with a nation-leading 360.5 yards rushing per game. Sacramento blew a 14-point lead in the second half before shutting out Kawhi (kah-WY’) Leonard and the Clips for more than five straight minutes down the stretch. The decisive 10-0 run was capped by Harry Giles’ percussive dunk with 58 seconds left.Leonard scored 31 points in his return from his MVP performance in Chicago.Checking out Saturday’s other NBA action:— John Collins poured in 35 points and snared 17 rebounds as the Hawks rallied to beat the Mavericks, 111-107. Dallas played without Luka Doncic (DAHN’-chihch) and Kristaps Porzingis (KRIHS’-tahps pohr-ZIHN’-gihs) with the Mavs playing their second game in two nights.— Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot led eight Nets in double-figures with 21 points in a 115-86 dismantling of the Hornets. Garrett Temple added 15 points and 10 rebounds for Brooklyn, which outscored Charlotte, 33-13 to take a 30-point advantage. Fourth-ranked San Diego State had been 26-0 until Elijah Mitrou-Long scored 19 points, including two free throws with 11.5 seconds left to push UNLV past the Aztecs, 66-63. San Diego State erased most of a 14-point deficit when it pulled to 64-63 on Malachi Flynn’s 3-pointer with 14.5 seconds left.Amauri Hardy scored 17 points and Bryce Hamilton added 11 with 10 rebounds for the Runnin’ Rebels.In other top-25 games:— Obi Toppin (OH’-bee TAH’-pihn) delivered 28 points and fifth-ranked Dayton won its 16th straight by defeating Duquesne (doo-KAYN’), 80-70. Jalen Crutcher added 17 points and five assists as the 25-2 Flyers improved to 14-0 in the Atlantic 10.— Cassius Stanley drained a season-high five 3-poiners while scoring 21 points to send No. 6 Duke to an 88-64 romp over Virginia. Matthew Hurt added 16 points and a season-high 10 rebounds to help the Blue Devils move to 23-4 overall and 13-3 in the ACC. — Kevin Samuel scored six of his 19 points in overtime to carry TCU past No. 17 West Virginia, 67-60. Samuel made all seven of his shots and had eight rebounds as the Horned Frogs dealt the Mountaineers’ their fifth consecutive Big 12 road loss.— Tyger Campbell tallied 15 points and 11 assists in UCLA’s 70-63 victory against 18th-rated Colorado. Cody Riley had 16 points in the Bruins’ fifth consecutive win.— Luwane Pipkins scored 24 points and David Duke had 15 to lead Providence to an 84-72 victory over No. 19 Marquette. The Friars overcame Markus Howard’s 38 points in winning their third in a row, all against ranked teams.— Precious Achiuwa scored 10 points, including the go-ahead free throw with 28.2 seconds left as Memphis beat No. 22 Houston, 60-59.NHL-CAPITALS-OVECHKIN’S 700TH Associated Press — Eighth-ranked Florida State pulled out a 67-61 win against North Carolina State as Patrick Williams had 12 points and eight rebounds for the Seminoles. M.J. Walker chipped in 12 points and Devin Vassell added 11 with six rebounds as FSU moved to 13-3 in the ACC.— Immanuel Quickley show 4-for-6 from 3-point range and furnished a career-high 26 points as No. 10 Kentucky got past Florida, 65-59. Tyrese Maxey had 13 points, seven rebounds and seven assists as the Wildcats picked up their sixth straight win and moved to 12-2 in the SEC.— Jordan Nwora (WOHR’-ah) scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the season to lead No. 11 Louisville over North Carolina, 72-55. Malik Williams added 17 points and nine rebounds for the Cardinals, who will be an ACC-best 14-3 heading into Monday’s matchup with Florida State.— Saddiq Bey (sah-DEEK’ bay) dropped in 22 points and 12th-rated Villanova picked up its third straight road win by dumping Xavier, 64-55. Jermaine Samuels added 17 points for the Wildcats, who nailed 18 3-point attempts and never trailed in their 21st victory.— Samir Doughty scored 22 points and 13th-ranked Auburn went on an 18-0 run to rally from a 17-point deficit in the second half of a 73-66 triumph against Tennessee. The game was marred by an ugly incident involving a fan who was ejected from the game after directing a derogatory comment toward Tennessee’s Santiago Vescovi and will face a disciplinary hearing. Update on the latest sports Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditT25 MEN’S BASKETBALL-SCHEDULENo. 3 Kansas ends No. 1 Baylor’s 23-game streak…SD State finally losesUNDATED (AP) — Kansas and Baylor played a game that lived up to its billing. The outcome gave the third-ranked Jayhawks a share of the Big 12 and will likely move the Bears from the top of The Associated Press men’s basketball poll on Monday.center_img PGA-MEXICO CHAMPIONSHIPThomas leads Mexico Championship through 54MEXICO CITY (AP) — Justin Thomas ran off eight birdies in a 16-hole stretch to take a one-shot lead in the PGA’s Mexico Championship, one of the World Golf Championship events.Thomas overcame bogeys on the first and last holes for a 6-under 65 that puts him one ahead of Patrick Reed and Erik Van Rooyen. Thomas was five shots behind in the middle of his front nine at Chapultepec Golf Club.John Rahm opened with six birdies in seven holes after entering the round 10 shots back. He broke the course record with a career-best 61 that puts him four off the pace. February 22, 2020 The Penguins were 5-2 losers to Buffalo as Jack Eichel (EYE’-kul) delivered a pair of goals. Eichel, Zemgus Girgensons (ZEHM’-guhs GUR’-gehn-suhnz) and Sam Reinhart all beat Tristan Jarry during an early three-goal outburst. Connor Hutton turned away 41 shots as the Sabres earned just the second regulation victory in their last 20 meetings with Pittsburgh.Elsewhere on NHL ice:— Toronto Marlies Zamboni driver Dave Ayres picked up a victory as an emergency netminder by stopping eight of 10 shots in the Hurricanes’ 6-3 decision over the Maple Leafs. Ayres was pressed into service after Petr Mrazek (muh-RA’-zehk) and James Reimer had to leave the game with injuries. Warren Foegele (FOH’-gul) scored twice for Carolina.— Scott Laughton scored twice and the Flyers pulled within three points of the Metropolitan Division co-leaders by earning their third straight win, 4-2 against the Jets. Sean Couturier (koo-TOOR’-ee-ay) and Tyler Pitlick also scored and Justin Braun had three assists to help Philly improve to 21-5-4 at home.— Jesper Fast scored twice and Igor Shesterkin (shehs-TUR’-kihn) turned back 44 shots in the Rangers’ seventh win in eight games, 3-2 over the Sharks. Mika Zibanejad (MEE’-kuh zih-BAN’-eh-jad) also scored and Artemi Panarin (ahr-TEH’-mee pah-NAH-rihn) extended his point streak to eight games with two assists. MLB-WHITE SOX MOVESWhite Sox agree to deals with Bummer, GarciaGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have worked out contracts with reliever Aaron Bummer and infield Leury (lay-UR’-ee) Garcia.Bummer has received a five-year, $16 million package that includes two club options. The 26-year-old Bummer had a 2.13 ERA and 27 holds in 58 appearances with the White Sox last season.Garcia accepted a one-year, $3.5 million deal after hitting .279 with eight homers, 40 RBIs and a team-high 93 runs scored for the 2019 White Sox. Caps lose again despite Ovie’s 700thUNDATED (AP) — Alex Ovechkin (oh-VEHCH’-kihn) reached a major milestone Saturday afternoon, but he couldn’t give the Washington Capitals sole possession of the NHL’s Metropolitan Division lead.Ovechkin is the eighth player in league history to score 700 goals, doing it in a 3-2 loss at New Jersey. The left wing did it 4:50 into the third period, firing a shot from the right circle that glanced off the left post to tie the game. It was Ovechkin’s 42nd goal of the season.But the Devils came away with the victory when Damon Severson beat Ilya Samsonov (sam-SOH’-nahv) with 1:59 seconds remaining, sending the Capitals to their fourth consecutive loss and sixth in seven games.The Caps remain tied with Pittsburgh for the division lead with 80 points. NFL-JETS-DOCTSONJets sign free agent WR Josh DoctsonFLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed free agent Josh Doctson to add depth to their wide receiver position.The 27-year-old Doctson had 81 receptions for 1,100 yards and eight touchdowns in three seasons with the Redskins before being one of the team’s final cuts last summer out of training camp. He signed with Minnesota and played just one game before being released in November, missing a huge portion of the schedule with a hamstring injury.COLLEGE FOOTBALL-NAVY-PLAYER DEATH — Max Domi (DOH’-mee) supplied a pair of first-period goals to back Carey Price in the Canadiens’ 3-0 win against the Senators. Price stopped 30 shots in his fourth shutout of the season and 48th of his career.NBA-SCHEDULEClippers drop third in rowUNDATED (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have their first three-game losing streak of the season after falling to a state rival.Kent Bazemore scored a season-high 23 points and Bogdan Bogdanovic added 20 as the Kings beat the Clippers on the road for the second time in less than a month, 112-103. De’Aaron Fox had 20 points and eight assists for the surging Kings, who have won two straight out of the All-Star break and eight of 12 overall.last_img read more

D’Tigress Draw Turkey, Argentina, Australia in Group Stage

first_imgReacting to the draws, Dallas Wings player and one of the most influential Nigerians in the WNBA, Evelyn Akhator said, “I think it will be a great outing for us being drawn alongside Australia, Turkey and Argentina.“I have watched the Turkish national team play and I am confident that we will surmount them. On the other hand Australia and Argentina, we will give a good fight with all hopes of winning,” she noted.A confident Akhator who powered the D’Tigress to their Afrobasket win in Mali believes that there is an endless world of possibilities if the team can have a good preparation coupled with relentless effort and determination of the players as well as the management.“A build-up on our previous success at the Afrobasket would surely bear fruitful result,” she concluded.Head Coach of the side, Sam Vincent, revealed that the draws has officially kick-started their preparation for the World Cup and their goal of securing a medal.“I am excited and confident about our position in the pool drawing for Spain. It moves us one step closer to our goal of securing a medal in the 2018 FIBA World cup”.The Vice-president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Babs Ogunade expressed optimism about the team’s ability to make it out of the group which he described as ‘interesting.’“We are sure to make it to the next round, then one game at a time. We are the dark horses here and it is a good place to be so as to spring surprises. We have our hearts and heads in a good place,” Ogunade stressed.According to the organisers, the Group Phase will be held in Tenerife Sports Pavilion Santiago Martin in San Cristóbal de La Laguna and the Palacio Municipal de Deportes “Quico Cabrera” in Santa Cruz.The Final Phase will take centre stage in the Tenerife Sports Pavilion Santiago Martin.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram 2018 FIBA WOMEN’S WORLD CUPNigeria’s D’Tigress have been grouped alongside Turkey, Argentina and Australia for the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup taking place in Tenerife, Spain.At a brief ceremony held yesterday at the Teatro Leal, San Cristobal de la Laguna, Spain, Nigeria was drawn in Group B for the biggest women basketball tournament coming up between September 22 and 30.The team will be hoping to surpass their 2006 outing where they lost all their group games against China, Russia and United States of America before suffering another defeat in the classification game against Senegal to finish 16th.last_img read more

Young bloods: Frosh wideouts making strides

first_imgRAY PFEIFFER/Herald photoThe future is now for the Wisconsin receiving corps.Right now, there are three up-and-coming freshman receivers beginning to get in the swing of things. Isaac Anderson, Niles Brinkley and Xavier Harris, all of whom are first-year wide receivers for the Badgers, have recently had their seasons pick up a little bit.Anderson has seen the most action so far this season with three catches for 41 yards, whereas Harris came up with his first catch last weekend against Michigan. While Brinkley is taking a redshirt this year, he said he is fine with having a year to learn the system better.All being true freshmen under longtime UW wide receivers coach Henry Mason, they’ve had an eye-opening experience, having to quickly learn a new offense and readily put it to use.”Just adjusting to the speed of the game, being able to take in all that knowledge at once,” St. Louis native Brinkley said when asked about the hardest part of the transition from high school to college football.”Everything has to be right on target,” said Harris, who comes to Madison all the way from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. “For example, route-running; if it’s 15 yards, it has to be 15 yards, whereas in high school you could run it out to be like 16-17 yards, but here it would just mess up the whole play.”Anderson agrees with fellow teammate Brinkley in that the hardest part is adjusting to the mental part of the game.”Physically, I believe I can handle myself out there, but mentally just being able to get the playbook and reading the defense is difficult,” Anderson said. “There are a lot of mental things about the game at this level.”Having a few older receivers to look up to has helped the entire core and has brought the younger players up to speed. The young wideouts have found junior starters Paul Hubbard and Luke Swan to be especially helpful.”The older receivers are real helpful,” Brinkley said of his elder colleagues. “Anything we ask, they are there to help us; it’s never a problem. They want us to get better, to get them better and do what we can do to help the team win.””When I’m down and messing up they try to keep encouraging me, and they just tell me what the best way is to correct it,” Harris added.Anderson’s contributions have not been limited to the passing game. The Minneapolis native has been used on reverses as UW coaches try to find more ways to utilize his athleticism.Anderson has also found the experience of learning from Hubbard and Swan to be helpful, just like Brinkley and Harris.”Since the beginning of the summer, we’ve learned a lot from those guys, they kind of took me under their wing,” Anderson said. “We’ve grown as a receiving core together, and we’re all in this together.”As the season reaches the last game of September and ventures into October, the young receivers believe they will begin to play a greater role in the passing game.”If my role is to block, then I’ll block; if my role is to catch touchdowns, I’ll catch touchdowns. Whatever my role is in the game plan, that’s what I plan on doing,” said Harris, who while only having one catch thus far this season has been on the field more often than any of the other freshman receivers.”I believe we’re finally getting our passing game down,” Anderson said. “Our passing game will start to click a lot more.”Going into this week’s game against the Indiana Hoosiers, the freshmen feel confident in their ability to make an impact on the game.”This game should be a real good game for our receivers; we can do a lot of things offensively this game,” Anderson said. “I think we’ll be throwing the ball a lot more. It should be a good game for the receivers and everybody should get a lot of catches this game.””We just need to keep working hard this week and prepare well,” Harris said. “Indiana is a good team. We just need to work hard so we can have a good away game this week.”So far, the young Badgers have really enjoyed being part of a program rich in tradition, and hope to continue it in the years to come.”It’s been nice; I’m getting stronger, quicker and faster,” Brinkley said. “It’s a good program that develops good athletes.””It’s been pretty good; I don’t have too many complaints,” Harris added. “Since I’ve been here, I’ve learned a lot, especially from Coach Mason. Luke Swan, I’ve also learned a lot from him, and so being here is just great.””The experience is good, I’ve been wanting to go here since junior year [high school],” Anderson said. “The experience is all that I hoped for; it’s been a good deal.”last_img read more

Devante McFarlane misses Rhode Island win but Shafer expects him back next week

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on September 4, 2015 at 11:20 pm Contact Jesse: | @dougherty_jesse Devante McFarlane, Syracuse’s starting running back, did not play in the Orange’s 47-0 win over Rhode Island in the Carrier Dome on Friday night.“Devante, he’ll be back for Wake (Forest) full-go,” SU head coach Scott Shafer said after the win. “He was banged up during summer camp and we decided not to play him. He was probably anxious out there to get a shot. Had to make a decision on that.”McFarlane, a junior,  was in pads and on the sideline, but wore a blue Syracuse baseball cap instead of a helmet the entire game. He was listed ahead of George Morris on the Orange’s two-deep depth chart for the game against the Rams. Morris rushed for 71 yards on 12 carries, a 13-yard rush highlighting his performance.Freshman running back Jordan Fredericks took the most advantage of McFarlane’s absence. In his first collegiate game, Fredericks finished with a game-high 103 rushing yards on 14 carries, including a 13-yard rushing touchdown.In 2014, McFarlane was a secondary option and rushed for 169 yards on 28 attempts.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“He played good against (Wake Forest) last year,” Shafer said, “so I know he’s anxious to get back on the field.” Commentslast_img read more

Volleyball: Wisconsin heads to Lincoln for shot to dethrone No. 1 Nebraska

first_imgThe University of Wisconsin volleyball team heads to Lincoln for a date with No. 1 University of Nebraska Friday night in a chance for either team to take command of the Big Ten.After being swept by then-No. 2 University of Minnesota last Wednesday in Madison, the Badgers’ upcoming stretch against then-No. 18 University of Michigan and then-No. 2 Nebraska looked grave. But the Badgers did an outstanding job of rebounding to keep their feet on the gas pedal with a huge win over Michigan in Ann Arbor last Saturday.While the Badgers were taking care of business in the Wolverine state, the red-hot Gophers left Michigan State University with different results, falling to the Spartans in a shocking 3-2 defeat. Now, only a few days after Saturday’s results, the Badgers sit one spot above Minnesota in the Big Ten standings and only a single spot behind the Gophers in the national polls. What a difference a week can make in the country’s most competitive college volleyball conference.Volleyball: Matchup with Nebraska is Badgers chance to rebound in Big Ten raceEven the University of Minnesota’s squad may have found it hard to believe that last Wednesday’s shocking 3-0 sweep over Read…The No. 4 Badgers have a tough task awaiting them in Nebraska Friday though — there is a reason the Cornhuskers are No. 1. But elevated levels of competition tend to bring out the best in great players, and that has been the case for UW senior setter Lauren Carlini and her career against Nebraska.Through her four seasons with Wisconsin, Carlini’s match-high records for kills (9) and points (13) have both come against the Cornhuskers.The Badgers are riding a two-game winning streak, but Wisconsin is 2-3 against Nebraska in the last five meetings between the schools. Perhaps most intriguing about the recent history between the schools was last year’s result, when Wisconsin pulled off a thrilling upset over then-No. 3 Nebraska 3-1 in Lincoln.With this recent shift at the top of the conference table, No. 4 Wisconsin has a chance to make a statement against the newest No. 1 team in the country this Friday night. Though this is certainly a charming opportunity, Wisconsin fans should remember that it is just that: a chance.It’s not as though wins — on the road no less — over top team in the land who also happen to be the defending national champions come easily, but the No. 4 Badgers should make some noiseFriday’s game against No. 1 Nebraska in Lincoln is set for a 8 p.m. first serve, with live coverage airing on BTN.last_img read more

Maher happy with centre-back position

first_imgTonight Laois host Offaly in the Leinster minor semi final.Throw in is at 7.30 The Thurles Sarsfields was handed the number 6 jersey for the league meeting with Waterford earlier this year and will hope to line out against the same county in Sunday’s Munster final.He was also in the side that defeated the Déise in last year’s provincial decider.Ronan says lining out in the middle of the 45 isn’t a new experience. Tipp FM’s build-up to the big match at the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick, gets underway shortly after 3 o’clock on Sunday afternoon – our coverage will be brought to you in association with Mulcahy Car Sales, Ardcroney, Nenagh.Tipperary’s minor hurlers are also in Munster final action on Sunday.Liam Cahill’s side, who are the defending champions, take on Limerick.Tipp FM will have live coverage of the match which gets underway at 2 o’clock – it’s in association with O’Connell’s Centra, Church Street, Templemore.center_img There’s a blow for Cork ahead of this Saturday’s football qualifier with Limerick in Thurles.It’s reported that Brian Hurley tore his hamstring in an in house training game and is extremely doubtful for the match and the next one if they advance past the Shannonsiders.last_img read more

Shohei Ohtani scheduled to start for Angels on Friday against Rockies

first_imgTEMPE, Ariz. — The Angels are planning to have Shohei Ohtani start his next game on the mound on Friday, at home against the Colorado Rockies, Manager Mike Scioscia said Sunday morning. It will be the stiffest test to date for Ohtani, who has faced mostly minor leaguers in his three previous starts.Ohtani, who was in the lineup as the designated hitter on Sunday, is scheduled to DH again on Monday and in the Angels intrasquad game on Tuesday, an off day in their Cactus League schedule.Infield shuffleWith Andrelton Simmons still day to day because of a strained left shoulder, Zack Cozart got the start on Sunday at shortstop, which is his natural position.Cozart, who is moving to third this spring, has also begun doing some work at second, and Scioscia said they plan to get him into a game at second sometime this spring. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Simmons got back on the field to throw on Sunday, but he won’t pick up a bat until Wednesday, at the earliest, Scioscia said. Scioscia said he still expects Simmons to be ready by opening day.AlsoInfielder Nolan Fontana has been out with right shoulder inflammation for more than a week, but the Angels are hoping he can resume throwing in the next couple days…Marte (groin tightness) and Chris Young (strained calf) have both resumed hitting and could get some at-bats in Tuesday’s intrasquad game. Fontana may also hit in that game…The Angels sent outfielder Michael Hermosillo and pitchers Eduardo Paredes and Jake Jewell to minor league camp on Sunday morning.last_img read more

Super talented Mujo is 12 years old and has an Offer from Manchester United

first_imgSuper talented 12-year-old boy Mujo Omerovic received a call from the famous Manchester United.The only dream of Mujo, who now lives in Jacksonville on Florida with his family, is to become a professional football player and to wear a jersey of the national team of BiH in the future. His love for football gives him the desire and strength to train every day, in order to make all of his dreams come true as soon as possible.That he is indeed very talented young boy shows the fact that in the previous season, in 25 league matches, Mujo scored a total of 27 goals. Call from Manchester United followed after a great matches at the last tournament where he played and was one of the best players.“After the first e-mail from Manchester United followed a call in which they offered him to sign a three-year contract. When asked how they found out about Mujo, they said that they regularly follow the children’s leagues and tournaments. We are still negotiating,” said Mujo’s mother Samka Kurdija.Mujo’s father Osman Omerovic is a truck driver and he admitted that he does not have much time to follow his matches and trainings.Although he lives far away from BiH, Mujo says that he follows domestic football and he is a fan of Zeljeznicar. Also, his dream is to become a football player like Miralem Pjanic, who is his role model.(Source: read more

Tree Ordinance Issue Still Unresolved in Fair Haven

first_imgFAIR HAVEN — Anyone waiting for a borough council decision on a long-debated tree preservation ordinance will have to wait a little while longer.Although the matter was on the agenda at their regular meeting last Monday, only four of the six-member council members were present and with Mayor Michael Halfacre absent as well, the consensus was to hold off until the entire governing body was available to participate in the discussion.One of the two ordinances being proposed would repeal the existing ordinance, explained Borough Attorney Salvatore Alfieri Monday night. The other ordinance, scheduled to be discussed at a future date, would establish a procedure by which someone who is seeking to remove trees from a property could appeal a denial from the planning or zoning boards. The intention of that ordinance would be to allow the council “to look at (the issue) not in a vacuum but look at it as a whole,” Alfieri said.The existing ordinance allows the boards to require a property owner to replace trees that are cut down. “Obviously, we have a public application that came before the planning board that brought this to a head,” said Borough Administrator Theresa Casagrande in explanation of what prompted the council’s debate on what should be done about tree regulations.The application that sparked the discussion goes back about two years, when the owner of a property at 46 Poplar Avenue sought approval for a three-lot subdivision to develop the site for two additional residential lots. That plan called for the removal of 12 trees from the property. The planning board denied the owner’s request and the owner then took the matter to the council seeking to have the decision overturned.Controversy erupted between those who saw the tree ordinance as a means of maintaining control over development in the borough and those who felt it infringed on property rights.Councilman Robert Marchese is firmly on the side of property owners, and he called for the ordinances to be tabled, in part to ensure the ordinance that allows the council to override board decisions didn’t go too far. “I want to make sure (the proposed ordinance) can’t do it retroactively,” he said. “My concern is the principle of the law at the time.”The language of the proposed ordinance would be reviewed and then brought back for discussion at a later meeting, Alfieri said.last_img read more