Latest Jim Thompson Stories

2011-04-21 08:05:00

BOSTON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After St. Mary's of Lynn lost in the Massachusetts Division 1 girls ice hockey quarterfinals last month to Hingham High School, ending a 100-game winning streak that spanned four seasons, senior captain Sabrina Iannetti boarded her opponents' bus, congratulated the team who ended her high school career two games short of perfection, and promised that St. Mary's would cheer them on through the rest of the state tournament. That simple gesture of...

2010-06-17 15:26:00

NEW BUFFALO TOWNSHIP, Mich., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Resort 1080 (pronounced ten-eighty), the team working to bring a new resort development just yards off New Buffalo Township's I-94 Exit 1, held a learning session with New Buffalo Township officials on Wednesday. Jim Thompson, team Principal and President states, "There were discrepancies between our proposals and what the print media reported last week. We want to assure those we have been diligently working with that, what was...

2010-02-02 08:00:00

BOSTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Young athletes in large cities and small towns across the country participate in sports leagues and programs that espouse values of camaraderie, teamwork and sportsmanship. Yet, behind the scenes, many community organizations struggle to supply the resources, facilities and training needed to make their programs a success. To support their ongoing efforts and help ease the financial burden, Liberty Mutual Insurance today announces 20 youth sports programs...

2010-01-07 09:16:00

Steve Yzerman to Make Guest Appearance, Receive Leaders of Conscience Award BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, January 30, as part of the Academy of the Sacred Heart's Leaders of Conscience Speaker Series, the school is sponsoring a slate of workshops for coaches, parents, leaders and athletes that will enrich youth sports by creating the most positive environment possible for youth athletes. The workshops will be provided via a partnership with...

2009-12-01 08:07:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Gooooooaaaaaal! Cuties® California Mandarins and Clementines kicks off its 2009/2010 growing season with a fresh starting lineup that expands the brand's relationship with kids' soccer. Joy Fawcett - an award-winning soccer player, coach and mom - will captain the brand's efforts to celebrate and mentor moms on the sidelines and online. Combined with league sponsorship expansion into Texas and a community-based Web site re-launch,...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.