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VYPE Class 6A Helmet Stickers powered by Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine: Week 9 (Nov. 19-21)

Welcome to a new VYPE feature for the 2020 football season – VYPE Helmet Stickers powered by Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine! Every week, VYPE will scour the stat sheets of the previous week and find the top performers.


Class 6A teams went into Week 9 and wow there were some amazing performances! See who earned VYPE Helmet Stickers this week. Here are the selections

PREVIOUS HELMET STICKER SELECTIONS

– Week 1 (Sept. 24-27)
– Week 2 (Oct. 1-3)
– Week 3 (Oct. 8-10)
– Week 4 (Oct. 15-17)
– Week 5 (Oct. 22-24)
– Week 6 (Oct. 29-31)
– Week 7 (Nov. 3-5
– Week 8 (Nov. 12-14)

Carter Brown (@CarterABrown) – Pearland Dawson

Let’s lead this thing off with a kicker! In the epic District 23-6A showdown last week at Freedom Field, it went to overtime between Shadow Creek and Pearland Dawson. After a turnover on its first drive of overtime, Pearland Dawson had a chance to win the game. They got in field goal range and called on All-State kicker Carter Brown. He trotted out and nailed a 23-yard game-winning field goal to clinch the District 23-6A Championship for the Eagles and second-ever undefeated regular season. He also went 4 of 4 in extra point attempts in the game as well.

Daelyn Williams (@sirpaydae) – Dekaney 

Dekaney improved to 3-0 in district play after a 52-7 win over Eisenhower last week. The Wildcats’ offense was paced by Daelyn Williams finished 10 of 14 for 184 yards and three touchdowns. It was a nice win for Dekaney.

Charles Garrett (@3way_tank) – Klein Oak

In a tight 21-14 win over Klein last week, Klein Oak running back Charles Garrett had a nice afternoon. Garrett finished the game rushing for 143 yards and a score on 18 carries. Nice game for the junior back for the Panthers.

Colton Marwill (@CMarwill) – Tomball Memorial

It took a thrilling 49-48 overtime victory over Klein Collins to remain perfect but Tomball Memorial was able to do just that. Colton Marwill has returned at QB after being held out a few weeks due to injury. Marwill looks fully healthy again as he finished 20 of 32 for 328 yards and four touchdowns with two interceptions. Marwill also rushed for another 37 yards.

Cy Park Team! 

We are giving a helmet sticker to the ENTIRE Cy Park football team!! That’s what you get when you make history. Last week a 42-29 win over Langham Creek punched the Tigers’ ticket to the 2020 playoffs. It is the first time in program history that Cy Park is heading to the playoffs. Some individual performances did stand out. The Tigers only had five yards passing for the game but then ran the ball for 475 yards. That’s

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DVIDS – News – I Am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class (SW/AW) Anthony Johnson


When U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ronald J. Place, Defense Health Agency (DHA) director called on Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB), little did a newly arrived Navy petty officer realize he would be front and center during the visit.

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class (Surface Warfare and Aviation Warfare qualified) Anthony Johnson was selected by his directorate to be recognized by the visiting DHA director for his dependable work on the job and his leadership efforts guiding junior Sailors.

“It was an honor to even be recognized with the short amount of time I had been onboard. I was not aware and was definitely caught by surprise when told to report immediately after completing my Basic Life Support instructor course that day. I love knowing that even if nothing is being said around you, your Chain of Command is always paying close attention and recognizing the hard work and effort we all put in daily,” said Johnson, who was hand selected to assist NHB’s Healthcare Benefits operations and Referral Management Center in helping service members and their families navigate enrollment complexities, electronic health record MHS GENESIS registration and coordination of care needs.

“I tried to learn as much as possible to become a valuable asset to the Healthcare Operations Department and Referral Management Center,” Johnson said, helping conduct daily primary care manager (PCM) assignments and management of patient empanelment for 37 PCMs with approximately 33,800 patients.

He also assisted in coordinating and updating TRICARE enrollment and benefits for more than 7,000 Sailors assigned in the Pacific Northwest, along with handling counseling and management of billing concerns, coordinating virtual appointments and serving as a liaison between NHB and claim(s) advisors.

Johnson is currently the leading petty officer of the Multi-Service Unit managing14 enlisted Sailors in support of nine nurses.

The added responsibility and increased reliability is part of the path that Johnson has followed from Gulfport, Miss. to Atlanta, Ga. where he graduated from Stone Mountain High School in 2001. After time spent unhappily working in construction as a welder, he chose to pursue his interest in medicine, drawing inspiration from his mother in doing so.

“My mother dealt with medical issues for many years of my life since middle school. I always wanted to know the why and the how this medicine or that medicine works, or what is causing the symptoms, how to treat it, etc.,” explained Johnson. “I am the oldest of three boys raised by a single parent, who battled cancer since I was 12 years old, which grew my interest in medicine. Plus, I like helping people in need anytime I can.”

“I kept good grades, played sports in school, but never knew what I wanted to do until later in life when I decided to go after my interest in medicine,” continued Johnson. “I have a daughter who’s growing so fast on me, recently turning 14 years old in October and wants to become a pediatrician. I hope to continue in the rate that I love until

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VYPE Class 5A/6A Helmet Stickers powered by Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine: Week 7 (Nov. 5-7)

Welcome to a new VYPE feature for the 2020 football season – VYPE Helmet Stickers powered by Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine! Every week, VYPE will scour the stat sheets of the previous week and find the top performers.

Class 6A and 5A teams went into Week 7 and wow there were some amazing performances! See who earned VYPE Helmet Stickers this week. Here are the selections.


PREVIOUS HELMET STICKER SELECTIONS

– Week 1 (Sept. 24-27)
– Week 2 (Oct. 1-3)
– Week 3 (Oct. 8-10)
– Week 4 (Oct. 15-17)
– Week 5 (Oct. 22-24)
– Week 6 (Oct. 29-31)

Jaydon Tutwiler-Drew (@DrewJaydon) – New Caney 

In New Caney’s 48-40 win over Cleveland last week Jaydon Tutwiler-Drew was a key piece to the victory. The junior signal-caller went 3 of 4 for 70 yards and a touchdown through the air. Then he added 121 yards and a score on just six carries on the ground.

KeKe Davis (@jakenan23) – Baytown Lee

It was a thrilling 48-44 victory for Baytown Lee last week over Galveston Ball. The Ganders had a big performance from main back Keke Davis in the victory. Davis rushed for 142 yards and three scores on just 19 carries for the Ganders. Baytown Lee continues to play impressive football as they hold second place in district heading into this week’s showdown with undefeated Port Arthur Memorial.

Xavier Smallwood (@xavier25zay) – Foster

It was a big showdown for Foster last week as they faced off against Katy Paetow. The Falcons ended up winning the meeting 28-10 and a key factor was the running of Xavier Smallwood. The back busted off 117 yards and one score on 16 carries for the Falcons.

 Brock Bolfing (@BrockBolfing) – Montgomery 

There is being efficient and then there is was Brock Bolfing did for Montgomery last week in a 49-22 victory over Bryan Rudder. The junior finished the game 13 of 15 for 244 yards and four touchdowns. Bolfing completed 86% of his passes and had zero turnovers. On the season, Bolfing has passed for 1,512 yards and 16 scores with just three interceptions. He has helped guide the Bears to a 4-2 record through six games.

Roland Harvey (@rh_era1) – Fort Bend Marshall 

Fort Bend Marshall has it rolling and quarterback Roland Harvey is a big reason why. Against Houston Austin last week in a 63-6 victory, Harvey went 8 of 15 for 197 yards and four scores passing. He added 99 yards rushing and a score on just five carries. Five total touchdowns for Harvey and the Buffs offense look like they haven’t missed a beat.

Cardell Williams (@staywokee2) – Westfield 

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Nina Agdal showcases her toned midriff in a sports bra during her fitness class in The Hamptons

Danish model Nina Agdal has been on a mission, training to run a half-marathon.

All the while the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covergirl continues to teach The Agdal Method workout class in the upscale New York neighborhood in The Hamptons.

The 5ft 9.5in statuesque beauty was back at it again on Saturday, where she showed off her amazingly toned midriff in a blue sports bra that was paired with skimpy orange workout shorts.

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Working it: Nina Agdal, 28, showed off her statuesque figure and toned midriff while leading her workout class in the upscale Hamptons neighborhood in New York

At times, Agdal wore a blue sweatshirt around her shoulders just in case the autumn temperatures dip down to a chilly level.

She also donned pink running sneakers and pulled her long light-brown presses back into a top bun.

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With the COVID-19 pandemic on the rise again in many states, the Hillerød, Denmark native wore a black protective mask over her mouth and nose. 

Celebration! Agdal raised her iced coffees in solidarity with Biden-Harris supporters who began honking after the Democratic presidential ticket was declared the winners
Covergirl: The Danish model is best known for gracing the cover of the 50th anniversary of The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue with Chrissy Teigen and Lily Aldridge in 2014

After working out a good sweat, alongside her students, she and some friends headed over to a local shoppe for coffee. 

While standing outside sipping their drinks, drivers began honking the horns of their cars and cheering in celebration over the news that Joe Biden had been elected the 46th President of the United States.

Agdal raised her two iced coffee’s high into the air in solidarity with the Biden-Harris supporters.

On a mission: The Danish beauty recently revealed she’s training for a half-marathon, which translates to just over 13.1 miles, after being off from long distance running for months
More work to be done: The in-demand model shared that she ran six miles on Sunday in a Instagram Story video in preparation for the half-marathon

The following day Agdal took to Instagram and updated her 1.6 million fans and followers on her training for a half-marathon, which translates to just over 13.1 miles.  

‘Good Morning. I made it through a 6 mile run but it was not as smooth as it used to be,’ she wrote across a quick video shot inside her car after the run.

‘So much work to be done to get back to [top running shape].’ 

Hamming it up: She shared another video of herself relaxing at home on Sunday after her run
Working it: Agdal also did a little mugging for the camera

Later on Sunday, the 28-year-old posted some videos of herself relaxing at home and modeling a black-and-white athletic ensemble. She struck a number of poses to showcase the outfit and her amazing fit figure.

On Friday, when the leggy lady revealed her new goal, she shared

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Inspired by Her Cancer Struggle, Kan. Teacher’s Class Brings Holiday Cheer to Pediatric Patients

Inspired by Her Cancer Struggle, Kan. Teacher’s Class Brings Holiday Cheer to Pediatric Patients

Angela Holtgraves’ special education students began the Stocking Project in 2017 upon learning of Holtgraves’ own cancer battle

When the holiday season rolls around, hundreds of pediatric cancer patients in Kansas will receive stockings stuffed with toys — and it’s all thanks to teacher Angela Holtgraves and her students.

Holtgraves, 34, is a special education teacher, and for the last three years, has spearheaded a special initiative called Stocking Project with her students to spread goodwill and holiday cheer to those who need it most.

“It’s a nice way for us to help others,” she tells PEOPLE in this week’s issue. “This is their way of being able to show the world, ‘I might have a disability, but I can still do some pretty incredible things.’”

For Holtgraves, a mom of two based in Olathe, cheering up young oncology patients at Kansas City’s Children’s Mercy Hospital is personal; she overcame a breast cancer diagnosis at 28, and one of her students was a leukemia survivor. Sharon Houser, the teacher with whom she started the Stocking Project, also has a daughter who is a young breast cancer survivor.

Holtgraves’ students at Shawnee Mission North High School had previously done projects to give back — including making hygiene bags for homeless people — but when they learned of her history with cancer in 2017, switched gears to refocus their efforts.

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Together, they came up with the Stocking Project, which went with Holtgraves when she began teaching at Olathe West High School in 2018.

The group’s initial goal that first year was to create 20 stockings. Instead, they filled 75 in just two weeks, a number that has continued to grow each year for a total of nearly 600.

PEOPLE’s second annual Kindness Issue is dedicated to highlighting the ways, big and small, that kindness can make a difference and change lives. Click here and pick up the issue, on stands Friday, Oct. 30, for more stories on the impact of kindness from Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Sterling K. Brown, Heather Locklear and other stars, as well as everyday people practicing kindness in their communities. To share the story of someone who’s done something exceptionally kind, email [email protected]

Holtgraves estimates that she and her students have raised more than $50,000 in donated goods, helped along with gifts from companies like Russell Stover and Sephora, as well as local businesses.

“The sense of pride they get is everything,” she says.

Angela Holtgraves’ students

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Each year, Holtgraves typically dedicates a day in December to filling the stockings, which are broken down by age group and sex, including male, female and gender-neutral patients, with about 20 items each.

Because of COVID-19, however, this year’s plan

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Nicox Selects Development Candidate in a New Class of NO-mediated Intraocular Pressure (IOP) Lowering Agents

 

October 23, 2020 – release at 7:30 am CET
Sophia Antipolis, France

Nicox SA (Euronext Paris: FR0013018124, COX), an international ophthalmology company, today announced that it has selected a new development candidate, NCX 1728, from its proprietary research program focused on nitric oxide (NO)-mediated IOP lowering agents.  An analog of this molecule has demonstrated1 positive results in ocular hypertensive non-human primates compared to travoprost 0.1%, a prostaglandin analog.  Prostaglandin analogs are the standard of care for IOP lowering therapies.

Nicox owns all exclusive worldwide rights to NCX 1728.  Further optimization of the ophthalmic formulations of NCX 1728 will continue prior to initiating formal pre-Investigational New Drug (IND) tests required for the filing of an IND application. 

Michele Garufi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nicox commented We are very proud to announce the selection of this new drug candidate, NCX 1728, which becomes our third in-house development program.  NCX 1728 is the first in a new class of molecules combining the clinically proven effects of nitric oxide with phosphodiesterase-5 inhibition, which has been shown to enhance the efficacy and the duration of nitric oxide-mediated effects.”

NCX 1728 was invented in Nicox’s Bresso (Milan, Italy) Research Laboratories using the Company’s proprietary NO-donating research platform, which has enabled the development of a leading scientific and strategic position in the therapeutic application of NO-donating compounds. 

NO-mediated IOP lowering agents

It has been established that NO plays a key role in the regulation of IOP and can be linked with other pharmaceutical agents, as is the case with our lead clinical development candidate NCX 470, a second generation NO-donating prostaglandin analog, and the first generation product, VYZULTA® (latanoprostene bunod ophthalmic solution), 0.024%.  VYZULTA is exclusively licensed worldwide to our partner Bausch + Lomb, who is commercializing it in the U.S. and Canada.  The effect of NO on IOP lowering may be further increased or prolonged by phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE5) inhibitors, which inhibit the degradation of cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP), a key intracellular messenger that is produced as a result of stimulation by NO.

NCX 1728 is the first in a new class of compounds where NO-mediated effects are enhanced by concomitant action of PDE5 inhibition within the same molecule.  Data presented2on this class at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) show statistically significant IOP changes compared to vehicle in laser-induced ocular hypertensive non-human primates.  Additional data recently published1showed that a molecule of this class reduces IOP to a similar extent but with a faster onset of action when compared to travoprost.

Nicox is terminating the research collaboration with Novaliq GmbH concerning their water-free enabling EyeSol® technology since NCX 1728 has been selected and will be developed using an in-house, proprietary formulation.

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Nina Agdal grabs coffee after leading a fitness class in Amagansett



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Danish supermodel Nina Agdal cut a casual figure in a bulky white coat and a pair of distressed jeans after leading a workout class in the Hamptons on Saturday. 

While grabbing a post-workout ice coffee with a few pals, the 28-year-old Sports Illustrated cover girl appeared in high spirits under a black face mask. 

Despite keeping her gym-honed figure mostly concealed under a puffer jacket, she showed off her tiny waist by accessorizing with a mustard yellow crossbody bag. 



a person standing in front of a building: Post-workout look: Danish supermodel Nina Agdal cut a casual figure in a bulky white jacket and a pair of distressed jeans after leading a workout class in the Hamptons on Saturday


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Post-workout look: Danish supermodel Nina Agdal cut a casual figure in a bulky white jacket and a pair of distressed jeans after leading a workout class in the Hamptons on Saturday

As she strode around in a pair of hot pink Nike Sneakers, the fitness coach looked every inch the natural beauty with her signature blonde tresses in a low ponytail.

On her Instagram Story, the stunner uploaded pictures of her meal, which included soup and a sourdough crépe made from rice and lentils. 

Following her intense sweat session, as she continues to teach fitness classes under quarantine, the girlfriend of Jack Brinkley-Cook enjoyed a nice steam shower. 



a group of people standing on a sidewalk: Chatting away: While grabbing a post-workout ice coffee with a few pals, the 28-year-old Sports Illustrated cover girl appeared in high spirits under a black face mask


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Chatting away: While grabbing a post-workout ice coffee with a few pals, the 28-year-old Sports Illustrated cover girl appeared in high spirits under a black face mask

‘Post workout steam shower,’ the catwalk star captioned a selfie of herself with wet hair and no makeup. 

She continued: ‘Haven’t been in a steam room since February and omg it felt amaaazing to have your own…for the weekend.’  

In her video, the star tagged The Reform Club Inn, where she has been leading in-person training sessions of her Agdal Method class for weeks.  



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‘Post workout steam shower,’ the catwalk star captioned a selfie of herself with wet hair and no makeup



a breakfast sandwich and a cup of coffee: Yum! The beauty also shared pictures of her lunch at Hampton Chutney Company, which included soup and a sourdough crépe made from rice and lentils, on her Instagram


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Yum! The beauty also shared pictures of her lunch at Hampton Chutney Company, which included soup and a sourdough crépe made from rice and lentils, on her Instagram

Nina first became an international sensation during her relationship with Leonardo DiCaprio, who is 17 years older than she.

The pair of them split in 2017 when Nina was 25, and he is now dating 23-year-old blonde Camila Morrone, whose mother used to date Al Pacino.

In June, Nina rang in her third anniversary with Jack by posting a sweet album that showed them cuddling up and kissing during a beach picnic.



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Working up a sweat: She has been leading in-person training sessions of her Agdal Method class for months at  The Reform Club Inn

She gushed: ‘3 years later. Still on a beach. Still drinking wine. Still cracking jokes no one else would find funny.’  

Jack’s biological father is Christie Brinkley’s third husband Richard Taubman, but he was adopted by her fourth husband Peter Cook, who is not to be confused with the

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