This CEO may have been a little crabby on the day but he still helped a good cause

first_imgNGU Group CEO Emil Juresic, effectively paid $10,000 for the privilege of racing five dud mudcrabs.WHO said property industry types aren’t a generous bunch?NGU Group CEO Emil Juresic, may have been a little crabby with his loss this week but he still managed to make a hefty donation to help a good cause.He is still lamenting though the poor performance of his five crustaceans which lined up in the 14th annual Gambaro Mud Crab Cup.The event, which is sponsored by his group raised $65,000 in support of The Courier-Mail Children’s Fund.He chipped in $10,000 of that total on the day despite faring poorly on the racetrack.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor8 hours ago“I had five crabs and not one won,” he said.“I think they gave me dead ones.”Mr Juresic said he did come away with a pair of new socks, kindly gifted by the Gambaro family.“They got me a pair of socks because I put a post on Facebook saying I had holes in my socks from working so hard,” he laughed.“I said, ‘Really guys? I donated $10,000 and you give me a pair of socks?’.”Mr Juresic said he wanted to be a major sponsor to give back to the community.last_img read more

Syracuse unable to bounce back after early goal to No. 9 Robert Morris, loses 4-0

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on February 24, 2018 at 6:55 pm Contact Anthony: [email protected] Robert Morris’ Anjelica Diffendal raced up the ice, fired a cross-ice pass to teammate Sarah Lecavalier, who then passed the puck to Emilie Harley. Harley ripped the puck toward the net.SU goalie Abbey Miller deflected the puck downward, but the puck bounced directly to Diffendal, who snuck the puck past Miller for a goal to put Robert Morris up 1-0.Less than three minutes into the game, Syracuse (12-20-2, 11-8-1 College Hockey America) was down a goal to No. 9 Robert Morris (20-7-4, 14-3-3) in what would eventually result in a 4-0 loss for SU. Once again, the Orange played from behind. SU was shut out for the 10th time this season, the third time in its last four games. What has been a reoccurring theme throughout the season continued Saturday as Syracuse struggled after its opponent scored first and early.“It’s always tough. We struggle playing from behind. We have to got to keep our heads up in those situations,” SU defender Lindsay Eastwood said, “We can’t get down after one goal.”Syracuse head coach Paul Flanagan said that playing from behind early in the game had a psychological effect on the Orange in tonight’s matchup. However, he believes SU exhibited a good amount of energy in the first period, something the Orange failed to show in its previous game.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“It (energy) seemed pretty good, the girls were ready to play, it was senior day, there’s all that energy,” Flanagan said, “But then we coughed up that first goal.”The first goal SU gave up in tonight’s game was hard for the team to shake off. Flanagan believes it’s important to forget about early goals and pick heads up. RMU followed its first goal by scoring three second-period goals. After the second goal by the Colonials’ Brittany Howard, it seemed the Orange’s energy was deflating.“I feel the second one was kind of a bad goal,” Flanagan said, “You could feel the bench sag.”After being down early in the game, the game snowballed for the Orange. Syracuse has had success scoring first. SU defender Megan Quinn acknowledges that Syracuse performs much better after getting on the board before its opponents.She believes that playing from behind, especially after giving up an early goal, has an effect on the team, even when it shouldn’t. It’s something the Orange must adjust before the start of the CHA tournament.“It sucks to get behind from the start, when we do get our first goal we are always stronger,” SU defender Kristen Siermachesky said, “It is always tougher playing from behind.”SU has had a tough time this season trying to reverse the momentum after an opposing teams scores first. Flanagan knows that once SU gets down early it becomes a psychological game, not something that has to do with tactics. SU must improve on answering opponent’s goals, he said, rather than allowing the games to unravel.“All of us have the heart, it’s just things weren’t clicking for us,” Siermachesky said. Commentslast_img read more