Where’s your club at? Injury list, training latest, who’s flying

The Crows have spent plenty of time on the training track under the watchful eye of new senior coach Matthew Nicks. Quick ball movement by foot and applying pressure to win back possession have been features of training, with the mouthguards having already made an appearance during match simulation. Injury listTom Doedee: The defender is ticking every box in his return from a torn ACL suffered in round one. He’s back in the main group, will integrate into full contact drills and is aiming to play in at least one game of the Marsh Community Series. Shane McAdam: Was on a modified program after having calf and hamstring issues this year but is now back in the main group and completing full training. Ned McHenry: Was eased into the pre-season but has increased training significantly in recent weeks and is back among the main group. Finished second in the Crows’ 2km time trial in November.  Andrew McPherson: Another who the Crows have taken a cautious approach with given his injury history. McPherson has ramped up his training loads in recent weeks. Christmas BreakThe Crows had their last day of training on Thursday, December 19, with the squad returning to pre-season t...

West Overton annual Whiskey Smash salutes its history

TribLIVE’s Daily and Weekly email newsletters deliver the news you want and information you need, right to your inbox. West Overton Village and Museums is planning its fifth annual Whiskey Smash, celebrating local distilleries and the popularity of craft whiskey and distilled products. The historical site in East Huntingdon holds the popular fundraiser to help ensure ongoing preservation and interpretation efforts. Distillers and representatives from Dad’s Hat Rye, Liberty Pole Spirits, Red Pump Spirits, Stoll & Wolfe Distillery, Crooked Creek Distillery and Tall Pines Distillery will be stationed throughout the museum sharing and discussing their products with attendees, according to a release. “Crooked Creek Distillery is new this year. We also are going to have Greenhouse Winery this year. In the past, we have gotten some feedback from guests that one spouse was really into whiskey and the other spouse came to humor them,” says Aleasha Monroe, West Overton’s chief of staff. Wine will offer imbibers an additional choice, she says. “We will have a welcome cocktail by Old Overholt, with a representative from the brand here,” Monroe says. The Whiskey Smash features sim...