Hamilton places 11th at Swimming Nationals

first_imgGreensboro, N.C. — Down East Family YMCA swimmer Talor Hamilton placed 11th in the 50-yard freestyle event at the YMCA Short Course Nationals this week.Hamilton set a new team record with his time of 21.03, as well as a new Maine swimming boys’ age 15-16 record, besting the previous record held by former Olympian Ian Crocker.More than 1,300 athletes from 193 YMCAs participated in the meet held from March 30 to April 3.Hamilton also placed 31st in the 100-yard backstroke in 51.76 — a new team record. He finished the 100-yard butterfly in 51.78 and the 100-yard freestyle in 47.54.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textThree other DEFY athletes competed at Nationals: Cooper Holmes, Sam Alavardo and Kohl Shaw.Holmes swam the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:00.77 and the 200-yard individual medley in 2:02.84.All four boys swam the 200-yard medley relay in 1:41.29. Donald Trump Jr. to host Holden campaign event – September 18, 2020 Drive-thru flu shot clinics scheduled – September 18, 2020 Latest posts by (see all) Real Estate Transfers Week of Sept. 17 – September 18, 2020 Latest Posts Biolast_img read more

Guyanese man killed in Nevis

first_imgPolice in St Kitts and Nevis are probing the death of a Guyanese national who was found dead with gunshot wounds on Saturday.The dead man has been identified as Marlon James, 27, of Brown Hill, Charlestown, Nevis. James is reportedly from Buxton, East Coast Demerara but moved to the islands a few years ago.According to reports from local media in Nevis, James’ body was found in a clump of bushes in the Hamilton area of Nevis on Saturday morning sometime around 07:30h. He was reportedly shot seven times about the body and partially burnt.The Charlestown Police Station in Nevis said it received the report of a body found along a road in the Hamilton area.“There were signs of violence and multiple gunshots wounds about the body. The District Medical Doctor arrived at the scene and pronounced him dead,” a release from the local Police said.The Crime Scene Unit processed the scene and took several items of evidential value for further investigations, the Nevis Police said.last_img read more