Gold Coast ‘landmark residence’ on the market

first_imgThe property pool, jetty and a boat ramp. What a location!LOCATION, location, location is a popular real estate mantra and this Gold Coast property certainly abides by that phrase.Offered to the market for the first time in 40 years, the “landmark residence” in the northern Coast suburb of Hollywell takes waterfront living to a new level. From the air the property is a sight to see.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa17 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago“One of a handful of mainland Broadwater fronting blocks, this is unquestionably one of the Gold Coast’s most unique and desirable positions,” the listing states.“The sensational preserved Broadwater outlook is ever changing over expanses of blue water across to the natural wonderland of South Stradbroke Island.”The deceased estate at 2 Sapphire St offers 50m of Broadwater frontage as part of a 1058sq m block.The property features a four-bedroom house, pool, jetty and a boat ramp. “Whether you redevelop the site with a new luxury property or further improve the substantial and well sited original home, a relaxed luxury waterside lifestyle is assured,” the listing states.“(The) land area and the uniqueness of adjoining the Paradise Point parkland, combine to create the feeling of private island living.” Professionals -Vertullo Real Estate agent David Vertullo is taking the property to auction on May 19. Enjoy waterfront views from almost every room/last_img read more

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Clemson’s win over Pitt puts Tigers in a league of their own in ACC

first_imgGeorgia Tech, meanwhile, has struggled to keep up with its counterparts, and longtime coach Paul Johnson has announced his retirement.Those 2009 Yellow Jackets fans probably didn’t realize at the time how precious the opportunity to heckle Clemson would soon become. Given the Tigers’ title-winning performance Saturday night, it might be a while until Georgia Tech — or any fan base in the ACC — can disparage Clemson again.”It never gets old,” Swinney said after the win. “Coming up here, being a part of a special celebration.” “We were supposed to be going into the Orange Bowl. Thirty years since going to the Orange Bowl, hadn’t won an ACC championship in 20 years,” Swinney recalled Friday before the 2018 ACC championship game. “It was a very disappointing moment.”MORE: Jalen Hurts gets his ‘fairytale’ moment Clemson has since become one of the most dominant forces the ACC has seen, with Swinney steering the program from fresh fruit target to bona fide steamroller. The extent of that transformation was evident in Clemson’s commanding 42-10 win over Pittsburgh in the conference title game Saturday. The game began with running back Travis Etienne sprinting beyond the Pittsburgh defense for a 75-yard score — the quickest touchdown in ACC championship game history. It finished with backup quarterback Chase Brice working in extended garbage-time duty.”They rattle a lot of people,” Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi said after Saturday’s contest. “They’ve done that to about everybody they played. We didn’t help ourselves much.”Since 2009, Clemson has played in six ACC title games — matching Alabama’s SEC title game count over that span. By defeating Pittsburgh, the Tigers became the only ACC team to ever take the conference crown outright four years in a row. Not even Bobby Bowden’s feared Florida State squads accomplished that feat (in part because the ACC didn’t implement a championship game until 2005).”They’ll probably win the national championship, in my opinion,” Narduzzi said. “It’s a good football team from the front end to the back end as far as the talent they’ve got. … Clemson is the measuring stick in the ACC right now.”Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence complemented Etienne’s 156-yard ground performance by tossing two touchdowns. Lawrence, a freshman, took the job from Kelly Bryant earlier this season and has thrown 24 touchdowns and just four picks in his first year with the program. With Lawrence slated to remain at Clemson for at least two more seasons and a typically imposing defense in place to back him up, it’s possible the Tigers’ historic conference reign continues beyond 2018.What would it take to knock Clemson off its ACC throne? For starters, pretty much a perfect offensive approach, according to Pittsburgh running back Qadree Ollison, who ranked second in rushing in the ACC but was frustrated by the Tigers’ swarming defense Saturday.”You’ve got to be able to block their front four, that’s the biggest thing,” Ollison said. “They got, shoot, four first-round draft picks on the (defensive) line. You’ve got to be able to block them up front. And then if you’re able to block them successfully, it gets your passing game going and I think you have a chance.”It’s not clear which ACC team is prepared to get that done.Usual Clemson threat Florida State might need time to reboot after the chilly departure of coach Jimbo Fisher was followed by a dismal 5-7 season. Miami has lived in college football purgatory — neither awful nor elite — for more than a decade. Virginia Tech lost to Old Dominion this year. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — After Clemson lost the 2009 ACC championship game to Georgia Tech, jubilant Yellow Jackets fans hurled oranges at Tigers coach Dabo Swinney, a poignant reminder Clemson had just blown another chance to go to the Orange Bowl.The Tigers, playing in Swinney’s first full season at the helm, hadn’t reached 10 wins since 1990. They were perennial underachievers, and another leader had come along to Death Valley and failed to break through.last_img read more

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Despite homers from Mike Trout, Shohei Ohtani and 2 from Justin Upton, Angels blow lead against Mariners

first_imgHe gave up a three-run double.“It’s good to challenge young guys,” Manager Mike Scioscia said. “Williams was calm on the mound, trying to make pitches. Unfortunately he left a little slider a little too far over the white of the plate and Canó hit it hard.”Three Angels sluggers also hit some balls hard, starting with the milestone achievement for Trout and Ohtani.After Trout hit a two-run homer in the first — his 34th — Ohtani followed with a laser to straightaway center.Once again connecting himself to Babe Ruth, Ohtani became the first player since Ruth to hit 20 homers in a season in which he’d won multiple games as a pitcher. Ruth did it in 1919 and 1921, and no one else had done it in major league history.The Angels padded the lead to 4-0 on Upton’s 28th homer of the season. Upton also belted his 29th in the ninth inning.Having those three in the middle of the lineup all of 2019 could give the Angels a dangerous heart of the order.“I think it’s going to be fun,” Upton said. “Those guys are special. I think in the middle of the lineup you have power and speed. We can create some runs. It’ll be exciting to see.”The problem was what happened in between Upton’s two homers.Andrew Heaney gave up a pair of solo homers in the fifth and couldn’t make it to the sixth.“Andrew was grinding tonight,” Scioscia said. “He was working against himself. He didn’t feel he was in synch. He made some good pitches to get out of jams, but all in all, he wasn’t as crisp.”Justin Anderson gave up a run in the sixth. After Ty Buttrey’s scoreless seventh, José Álvarez entered in the eighth. He struck out Kristopher Negron, but the ball got away from catcher José Briceño and Negron took first. Álvarez then walked Guillermo Heredia.Jim Johnson got an out and walked a batter to load the bases, setting the stage for Jerez.After not allowing a run in his first six games with the Angels, he’s allowed a run or an inherited runner to score in his last six. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorcenter_img PreviousLos Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, slides back to first base during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)Los Angeles Angels’ Kaleb Cowart misses a ground ball hit by Seattle Mariners’ Kristopher Negron as Mariners’ Ryon Healy, background right, runs to third base during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. Healy scored on the play. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)Seattle Mariners’ Nelson Cruz watches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsSeattle Mariners’ Robinson Cano walks off the field after striking out during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)Los Angeles Angels’ Kole Calhoun dives to catch a ball hit by Seattle Mariners’ Dee Gordon during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout, right, slides into home plate as Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino prepares to tag him during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani, right, of Japan, stands next to Mike Trout before a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, is congratulated by third base coach Dino Ebel after hitting a home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout, left, is tagged out by Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino as he tries to score on a single hit by Shohei Ohtani during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout, right, slides into home plate as Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino prepares to tag him during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, slides back to first base during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)Los Angeles Angels’ Kaleb Cowart misses a ground ball hit by Seattle Mariners’ Kristopher Negron as Mariners’ Ryon Healy, background right, runs to third base during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. Healy scored on the play. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)NextShow Caption1 of 11Los Angeles Angels’ Kaleb Cowart misses a ground ball hit by Seattle Mariners’ Kristopher Negron as Mariners’ Ryon Healy, background right, runs to third base during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. Healy scored on the play. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)ExpandANAHEIM — As the Angels finish their season with an eye toward the future, they got a glimpse of what could be one of the most encouraging parts of their team.They also saw that one player who they hope can be a part of the answer may not be ready yet.Shohei Ohtani and Mike Trout hit back-to-back homers for the first time, with a pair of blasts in the first, and Justin Upton belted two homers, but the Angels bullpen couldn’t hold the lead and they lost 6-5 to the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.Williams Jerez, a rookie left-hander acquired in the Ian Kinsler deal in late July, got the call to face lefty Robinson Canó with a one-run lead and the bases loaded.last_img read more

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