Friday, September 7, 2012

Allen said of a Mannion completion to Jovan Stevenson.

always remember his first -- his first college sack. While it came long after the outcome of last season's game against Oregon State had been determined, it was still a special moment for Allen, who sacked quarterback Sean Mannion for a ten-yard loss. I knew their slide protection call from the previous play,'' Allen said of a Mannion completion to Jovan Stevenson. "So I knew they were going to slide to my right. I hit the guard with an outside move and I got my first sack and celebrated really hard after the play with

Intel would issue a sales earning to investors.

that its third-quarter sales and profits will fall well short of the company's forecasts. The news is a disappointment, but not a surprise. Industry forecasts had already indicated that demand for PCs was falling, and some analysts had predicted that Intel would issue a sales earning to investors. Intel makes more than eighty percent of the microprocessors in PCs, laptops and high-end corporate servers, so its results often serve as a barometer for global economic health. In other news from around Washington County:

Week 2? Your Pac-12 bloggers can think of a couple.

Are there any upset specials on the menu in Week two? Your Pac-twelve bloggers can think of a couple.Ted Miller: Wisconsin whipped Oregon State thirty-five-zero last year. No way the Beavers can notch an upset against Wisky, right? A thirty-five-plus point swing? Please.Believe it. For one, we expect the Beavers to be much better than they were last year. And this Badgers team seems potentially much worse.

Here are some highlights for the upcoming week in Clark County high school sports.

Here are some highlights for the upcoming week in Clark County high school sports. Football Lakes at Skyview, five p.m. Sept. fourteen: Say this about Skyview: the Storm isn't interested in padding its record by scheduling a soft nonleague opponent. Last year, Skyview opened the season by playing defending state champions from Oregon and Idaho. This year, the Storm opened with Central Catholic, one of the top sixA teams in Oregon. This week, it's traditional Washington power

Intel said it now expects third-quarter sales of about $13.

Intel warned investors this morning that its third-quarter sales and profits will fall well short of the company's forecasts, citing "weaker than expected demand in a challenging macroeconomic environment."The news is a disappointment, but not a surprise. Industry forecasts had already indicated that demand for PCs was falling, and some analysts had predicted that Intel would issue a sales earning to investors. Still, Intel's warning -- and the size of the earnings miss -- represents a worrisome economic signal. Intel makes more than eighty percent of the microprocessors in PCs, laptops and high-end corporate servers, so its results often serve as a barometer for global economic health. Intel shares fell sixty-seven cents in morning trading, two.seven percent, to $twenty-four.forty-two. Though based in California, Intel's largest and most advanced operations are in Hillsboro. The company employs sixteen,zero in Oregon, more than any other company.  Intel said it now expects third-quarter sales of about $thirteen.two billion, down sharply from a previous forecast of about $fourteen.three billion. The company said its gross profit margin forecast is now sixty-two percent, down from its prior forecast of sixty-three percent. Customers are selling off inventory and not replenishing it, Intel said, describing "softness" in PC sales. It said the data center business is performing as expected. -- Mike Rogoway

MLS academy teams and elite youth clubs on the West Coast.

Ten players from Clark County were selected to the rosters for the debut of the Portland Timbers Academy teams.Rosters were announced this week in advance of the under-eighteen and under-sixteen teams trip to California this weekend to begin play in the two thousand and twelve-thirteen U.S. Soccer Development Academy season. This weekend, the Timbers teams will face the teams from the L.A. Galaxy and Chivas USA.Six of the twenty-three players on the under-eighteen team are from Southwest Washington. Four of twenty-five on the under-sixteen roster are from Clark County.Clark County players on the under-eighteen team are midfielder Foster Langsdorf of Vancouver, forward Anthony Macchione of Camas, midfielder Kenton McGuire of Vancouver, midfielder James Nosak of Vancouver, goalkeeper Collin Partee of Camas and forward Timur Zhividze of Vancouver.On the under-sixteen roster are defender Niko De Vera of Washougal, midfielder Jacob Kempf of Camas, defender Peter Prescott of Vancouver, and defender Isaac Strever of Vancouver.Nosack and Kempf were in the Seattle Sounders FC academy program last season.The Timbers Academy coaching staff, headed up by Mike Smith and Adam Smith, selected the players. The roster-building process included an open tryout in June attended by two hundred and seventy-five players and an invitation-only combine in early August.Timbers Academy teams will play twenty-five Development Academy matches during a season that runs through June of two thousand and thirteen. They will compete against other MLS academy teams and elite youth clubs on the West Coast. They play their twelve home matches at the Adidas Timbers Training Center in Beaverton, Ore. The first home matches are Oct. six.Because of the length of the academy season, players on academy-level teams do not play for their high school teams.U.S. Soccer established its Development Academy in two thousand and seven to identify and train potential elite players. Most Major League Soccer clubs field Development Academy teams in the under-sixteen and under-eighteen age groups. This is the first season that the Timbers are involved with the Development Academy. For two thousand and twelve-thirteen, there are eighty teams divided into Western, Central and Eastern conferences.The Timbers Academy teams included players from Montana, Nevada and Utah.

CO2 emissions compared to "regular" drivers.

The average EV user drives one,zero miles per month and spends around $thirty dollars in charging costs, saves around $seventy-five per month in fuel costs and sheds three hundred and sixty pounds of COtwo emissions compared to "regular" drivers. Want to know the top three electric vehicle-ready cities in North America? Portland, Dallas, and Nashville.This data comes from EV drivers who use