Eya Laure fights through shoulder injury to carry Tigresses to 5-0

first_imgJudy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ LATEST STORIES “All I did in training was go through our drills on defense, but I couldn’t do more than that,” said Laure who had 11 points against the Lady Blazers.UST head coach Ian Fernandez said he instructed his setters Alina Bicar and Mafe Galanza to distribute the ball to the other attackers to help Laure get some breather during the game itself.“The kid’s a fighter and she told me that she can still play normally but I still wanted to have her play as minimal as possible,” said Fernandez.ADVERTISEMENT Racraquin return pumps life into San Beda’s PVL bid DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netEya Laure has been nothing short of remarkable for University of Santo Tomas in the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference with the rookie putting up big numbers despite a lingering right shoulder injury.The 18-year-old open spiker has averaged 16 points a game for the Golden Tigresses despite dealing with a right shoulder that had been dislocated twice in the past few days,ADVERTISEMENT Managing to fight through the pain, Laure helped UST blank College of St. Benilde, 26-24, 29-27, 25-17, to stay perfect with a 5-0 card in the tournament.READ: PVL: UST earns semis spot with fifth straight winFEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTS After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“I just fought the pain and I tried to play in the third set but it was best to rest it,” said Laure in Filipino.Laure, whose injury started during her high school days, first dislocated her shoulder during therapy and the second during their weights training. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Peza offers relief to ecozone firms MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil View commentslast_img read more

Watanga FC Continue Impressive Unbeaten Run

first_imgWatanga have so far won five connective games.Watanga FC on Wednesday, March 27, extended their winning streak in the 2019 Liberia Football Association (LFA)-Orange league season to five games.This followed their 3-1 victory over FC Fassell at the Nancy B. Doe Stadium in Kakata, Margibi County.Elijah Clarke extended his goals to six after firing home left foot shot in the 38th minute to put his side in front. Clarke’s goals were enough to send his team for the first half break with a one goal lead.Isaac Popo made it 2-0 midway through the second half, before FC Fassell scored a consolation through Dennis Kolekah to change the scores to 2-1.Watanga finally took full control after Milton Symthe scored an own goal in the 79th minute.An opportunity for FC Fassell to another consolation came in the 82nd minute after they were awarded a penalty, but the opportunity was wasted by Fred C. Mombo, whose shot traveled over the cross bar.The result means Watanga now have 15 points from five games. They will travel away to the blue field on Friday, March 29 for their next fixture.In the early kickoff at the same venue, Monrovia Club Breweries and NPA Anchors settled to a 2-2 draw.At the North Star Stadium, Nimba United secured a 1-0 win against Nimba FC to move third on the league table. At the Dorris Williams Sports Pitch in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, defender Daniel Woto’s late goal helped BYC to settle to a 1-1 draw.Small Town FC game was rescheduled due to the death of their CEO Adolph Lawrence, while LISCR game was also rescheduled due to the absence of their two goalkeepers that are on national duty.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Trio nabbed for allegedly robbing pastor

first_imgPolice in ‘A’ Division (Georgetown) have arrested three male suspects in relation to the armed robbery of a pastor on Wednesday last.According to reports, the 66-year-old victim of North Haslington, East Coast Demerara was robbed on Church Street, Georgetown shortly after leaving a city bank.The pastor reportedly had $1.8 million in cash in his possession when he left the bank on Wednesday morning heading home. However, while on Church Street, in the vicinity of Carmichael Street, a silver-grey Toyota Spacio reversed into the rear of his motor vehicle, PVV 3830.The pastor existed to investigate the damage, and was pounced on by two armed occupants of the said Spacio motor car. The perpetrators assaulted the man before grabbing the parcel containing the money from inside the victim’s vehicle.According to the Police, the vehicle allegedly used by the perpetrators, together with a pair of false number plates and a part of the stolen cash, has been recovered.Additionally, one of the suspects has since admitted to the crime, and has implicated others. Police say that stringent efforts are being made to apprehend one of the implicated ones.Moreover, a search of one of the suspects’ homes on the West Bank of Demerara has resulted in the arrest of six persons. Three males and three females have been taken into custody after a total of 299 grams of cannabis were found in the house.Investigations are in progress.last_img read more

Concerned residents voice bus route backlash – update

first_imgNow, Shead says snow builds up to approximately six feet along the avenue in the winter, making it difficult for drivers to see pedestrians getting on and off the bus.He says the added noise has made it difficult for his child to sleep.[asset|aid=1989|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=87420dd07b0f23634573f94dc5ea7cd9-Kevin Shead 1_1_Pub.mp3]Mucci-Rodgers says no one along the new route was informed that transit would be re-routed to 111th avenue.Advertisement *Click on the attachment below to view the 15 page report by Theresa Mucci-Rodgers. Photo: Kevin Shead (left) and Theresa Mucci-Rodgers present their concerns over the new transit routes in Fort St. John – Christine Rumleskie/Energeticcity.caTwo Fort St. John residents say they aren’t happy about the changes to the transit system.Theresa Mucci-Rodgers and Kevin Shead live along 111th Avenue in the City. The North side bus now travels along the avenue several times per day.- Advertisement -Both Mucci-Rodgers and Shead say there are too many safety and noise issues since transit relocated to the new route.The pair presented their concerns to City Council on Tuesday afternoon.Councilors say the City will soon be installing 12 new bus shelters around town, and Mucci-Rodgers says that could lead to even more problems.[asset|aid=1988|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=87420dd07b0f23634573f94dc5ea7cd9-Mucchi-Rodgers 1_1_Pub.mp3]Advertisementcenter_img But City Manager Dianne Hunter says there has been plenty of advertisement through local media and council meetings.[asset|aid=1990|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=87420dd07b0f23634573f94dc5ea7cd9-Hunter bus routes 1_1_Pub.mp3]Hunter says the City will be in talks with BC Transit. In the meantime, Hunter says the City is filing all of the transit concerns, so the City can address them when routes are revised.In September, the City revised transit routes, in an effort to make the system more efficient, and to increase ridership.*Fort St. John Mayor Bruce Lantz says since then, ridership has increased by 12-16%.Advertisementlast_img read more

COUNTY STAR RORY BRINGS ANGLO-CELT TO ST EUNAN’S CÚL CAMP

first_imgDONEGAL SENIOR county star Rory Kavanagh was on hand today to bring the Anglo-Celt Cup to the Kelloggs Cúl Camp at his home club of St Eunan’s in Letterkenny.And he even brought along the Fr Murray Cup, won by the county’s Minor team during that epic Ulster championship double at Clones.Almost 100 girls and boys have been at the extremely successful and well run camp at O’Donnell Park this week, returning tomorrow for more fun and football. COUNTY STAR RORY BRINGS ANGLO-CELT TO ST EUNAN’S CÚL CAMP was last modified: July 31st, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BOYSFootballGirlsletterkennyRory KavanaghSt Eunan’s GAA clublast_img read more

For the record

first_imgAn Oct. 13 article incorrectly stated that AXA Group, a French insurance company, in settling a lawsuit had termed as genocide the killings of more than a million Armenians in the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to the early 1920s. In fact, AXA is not taking any position or expressing any view on whether the killings constituted a genocide. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

Cross Country Heads to Iowa And Minnesota

first_imgPrint Friendly Version The Drake University men’s and women’s teams will be splitting up Friday with each sending competitors to races at Minnesota and Iowa.Groups of Bulldogs will compete at both the Hawkeye Invitational in Iowa City, Iowa, and the Oz Memorial in Falcon Heights, Minn.The Hawkeye Invitational begins at 6 p.m. with a women’s 4-kilometer race, followed by a 6-kilometer race men’s race at 6:45 p.m. at the Ashton Cross Country Course.The Bulldogs will be joined by host, Iowa, Illinois State UNI and Iowa State.Another group of Bulldog harriers head north to the Twin Cities for the annual Oz Memorial. The race is named in honor of former Bulldog head coach, Gary Osborn. The meet consists of a 4-mile men’s race at 6:30 p.m., followed by a 6-kilometer women’s race at 7 p.m.The Bulldogs head to the events led by the reigning Missouri Valley Conference Athlete’s of the Week in Matt Cozine and Millie Bretl. The pair paced Drake in last weekend’s season opener at Creighton. last_img read more

No big ‘Tory as Donegal posties make another cool delivery!

first_imgDonegal posties can take a bow yet again!A disbelieving Canadian man had heard a lot about how An Post were able to track down people even with the smallest of information.So he decided to put it to the test. The man’s wife, Laura, had moved from Canada back to her native Tory Island.So the man, Walter, sent a postcard with simply the address ‘Veronica, Tory Island, Ireland.’And yes, you’ve guessed it, it arrived safe and sound.Walter’s main message was “I just wanted to see if this will work.” How could you ever doubt the Donegal postal service Walter?!No big ‘Tory as Donegal posties make another cool delivery! was last modified: November 9th, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Century Cinemas Presentations highlight dedication shown by St. Eunan’s underage academy

first_imgYesterday evening St. Eunans Clubhouse was host to the Century Cinemas Sunday Morning Academy Presentation, which was an evening to present and appreciate the dedicated and athletic young people of St. Eunan’s Underage Football Academy.Mr Mark Doherty, Century Cinemas stated; “It is with great pride that Century Cinemas has sponsored the St. Eunan’s Underage football Academy for the past two years and will continue to do so in 2017.” “We were honored to present awards to these energetic and enthusiastic young people. St Eunan’s GAA continually grow from strength to strength and we are proud to be a sponsor and a part of their journey.”Century Cinemas Presentations highlight dedication shown by St. Eunan’s underage academy was last modified: November 12th, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Live Game 7 updates: Sharks come back to beat Golden Knights in OT

first_imgGet live NHL Stanley Cup playoff updates, news and analysis during the winner-take-all Game 7 of the Sharks’ first-round series against the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday at 7 p.m. from SAP Center.San Jose is on the verge of completing the stunning rebound from a 3-1 series deficit against Vegas, thanks to Sunday’s thrilling double-overtime victory in Game 6. Tomas Hertl’s shorthanded goal 11:17 into the … Click here if you’re unable to view the video or gallery on your mobile device.last_img