• La Salle-Lipa reclaims NBTC Division 2 crown

    first_imgCarpio 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 MOST READ Palami hopes near meltdown vs Fiji spurs Azkals Matthew Virtucio proved to be the hero for the Batangueños, dropping 15 points, none bigger than his back-to-back three-pointers in the final five minutes which allowed La Salle-Lipa to overturn a one-point deficit to a 44-40 lead.“They boys really gave it their all. In the end, because of experience, we were able to deliver,” said coach J. Rex Atienza.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSquire Isaiah De Leon answered with a three to pull his side within one, but Dale Lupac was there for the retort as he strung four straight markers to erect the 48-43 lead with 52.2 seconds left and seal the deal.Lupac contributed 10 points, six rebounds, four assists, and two steals, while Division 2 Most Outstanding Player Ian Abila corralled nine markers, 18 boards, and three steals. Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Photo by Randolph B. Leongson/ INQUIRER.netOnce again, La Salle-Lipa ruled the Division 2 of the National Basketball Training Center.The Chevrons bagged their second title in three years after knocking off Letran-Bataan in the 2018 Exped SM-NBTC National Finals Division 2 championship game, 49-44, Friday at Mall of Asia Arena.ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Quarters: 13-14, 18-25, 31-33, 49-44. Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “At the end of the day, it’s just God-given. Our motivation is that we have 10 players graduating and it’s our last time to get it done,” said Atienza.Kevin Raymundo, the son of PBA great Kerby, paced Letran-Bataan with 13 points, while De Leon had 11 markers, six rebounds, and two assists.The Scores:LA SALLE-LIPA 49 — Virtucio 15, Lupac 10, Abila 9, Javier 7, Platon 5, Dimayuga 2, Larosa 1, Aranda 0, Virrey 0, Cutanda 0, Natio 0, Baldovino 0LETRAN-BATAAN 44 — Raymundo 13, De Leon 11, Tolentino 7, Llamzon 6, Santos 4, Garcia 3, Handugan 0, Navarro 0.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism LATEST STORIES For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. View commentslast_img read more

  • “Ivan Johnson” wing opened at Takutu hotel

    first_imgA new wing, the” Ivan Johnson Snr floor”, was on Friday declared open at the Takatu Hotel in Lethem, Region Eight, in honour of the founder of the hotel, the late Ivan Johnson.Johnson and a partner started the business in the 1960s, in time to accommodateThe Takutu Hotel in Rupununi, Region Eightthe first Safari Expedition to the Rupununi through the cattle trail.Indigenous People’s Affairs Minister Sydney Allicock, who had the honour of being among the first to stay in the wing, expressed his satisfaction with the confidence that persons have in the region.“This is a signal that things are happening here in the Rupununi, and that the rodeo is getting bigger and better,” Allicock said.Prior to 2006, the owners of the Takutu Hotel entertained the patrons and other visitors to the Easter rodeo event with an evening of music and a candlelight dinner.last_img read more

  • Several injured in 2-vehicle smash-up on Linden-Soesdyke Highway

    first_imgSeveral persons are now injured following a two-vehicle collision along the Linden/Soesdyke Highway on Sunday at about 17:30h.According to information reaching the Guyana Times, mini bus BHH 8451, with more than a dozen occupants, was heading to Georgetown when, in the vicinity of Kuru-Kururu, it collided head-on with silver grey Allion motorcar PMM 548, travelling in the opposite direction.Prem Persaud being transferred to the GPHCThis newspaper understands that the driver of the motor car reportedly veered into the path of the minibus after swerving from a pothole.Both vehicles were badly damaged, and their occupants were rushed to the Diamond Diagnostic Centre, where they were treated. Some of the seriously injured ones, including two children, were transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC).Another passenger being taken to the ambulance in preparation for GPHC4Among those from the bus who sustained injuries are Wayne George, Anthony (only name given), Jewan (only name given), Steve Francis, Prem Persaud, his wife Sunita Persaud, their son Harry Persaud, and Vanita and Sarita Persaud.Ten-year-old Mitesh, who was in the mini bus, suffered a broken leg; but a 2-month- old baby and a three-year-old toddler escaped unhurt.Guyana Times was told that the son of one of the occupants of the bus will be celebrating his birthday on Tuesday, and an outing to the creek was planned with his friends from the area.last_img read more

  • Antelope Valley to stage film festival this weekend

    first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! LANCASTER – Feature films, documentaries and short films from around the world will be showcased this weekend at the 11th annual Antelope Valley Independent Film Festival. Seventy-seven films will be shown, including three Oscar nominees and official selections of the Cannes and Sundance film festivals. “It’s actually a record for the festival – by nearly a dozen,” said Mike Traina, festival founder and director. “We are running quite a few shorts. We have increased the number of local submissions, so we have a program of local films and local filmmakers.” There will be filmmaker discussions after the screenings. The films will be shown Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Cinemark Movies 12, 44790 Valley Central Way, Lancaster. About 50 filmmakers are scheduled to attend. Festival passes are $40, and individual tickets are $10 for general admission and $8 for students and senior citizens. For more information, go to www.aviff.com. Films will be shown from Great Britain, Ireland, Belgium, France, Germany, Japan, South Korea and Australia, as well as the United States.last_img read more

  • Annual Doig Day

    first_imgDOIG RIVER, B.C. – Doig River First Nation is holding their Annual Doig Day on their Cultural Grounds.Thursday, May 30th, 2019, from 10 am – 2 pm, this event showcases the culture and traditions of the Doig River First Nations.School District #60 has made the trip out to Doig River for over 20 years.- Advertisement –last_img

  • Pinheiro art on display

    first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88 She died in 1978, two years after the dedication of the state poppy reserve she helped create. The reserve’s visitor center was dedicated in 1982 and named for her. The Lancaster Woman’s Club Wildflower Preservation Committee raised money to purchase 163 Pinheiro paintings now housed at the poppy reserve visitor center. The Pinheiro display will run through April 30. Admission to the museum is free. The museum is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. LANCASTER – Wildflower paintings by Jane Pinheiro, credited as a major force in the creation of the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve, will be displayed at the Lancaster Museum-Art Gallery. More than 100 watercolors will go on display with a public reception from noon to 4 p.m. March 25 at the gallery, 44801 Sierra Highway. Milt Stark, president of the Poppy Reserve/Mojave Desert Interpretive Association, will speak at 2 p.m. March 25 on “Who Was Jane Pinheiro?” Pinheiro was a local artist, activist and conservationist. She came to the Antelope Valley in the early 1940s and became intrigued by desert plants. last_img read more

  • Arsenal plan record £50m swoop to win race for Real Madrid star – reports

    first_imgArsenal are ready to enter the race for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata.The Spain international striker has had to settle for a back-up role at the Bernabeu since returning to the club from Juventus last summer.Morata is now understood to be looking to leave Real at the end of the season in search of more game time.Chelsea and Manchester United have been closely monitoring the 24-year-old’s situation as they look to boost their attacking options.Now, according to The Sun, Arsenal have joined the chase for Morata’s signature.Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has doubts over the future of top scorer Alexis Sanchez.Sanchez is the approaching the final 12 months of his contract and there are fears he will look to leave this summer.Now Wenger is said to be eyeing Morata as a potential replacement for the Chilean, with a club record £50million bid in the offing.Morata has an impressive goal record this season. Despite making just 13 starts in LaLiga, he has netted 15 times. Alvaro Morata 1last_img read more


    first_imgSCOTS cops investigating parcel bombs sent to Celtic manager Neil Lennon have revealed that another bomb has been found in the North.The latest package – believed to be a parcel bomb – was found at the National Return Letter Centre in Belfast, where mail which has not been delivered and has no return to sender address is retained by Royal Mail. It is the fifth package to be intercepted.Strathclyde Police believe the package originally entered the postal system at around the same time as the devices that are already under investigation. The latest package has been made safe and sent to Scotland for forensic analysis.Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond said tonight: “Everyone should remain calm in light of this new discovery and continue to give Strathclyde Police our full support in their investigation. Let’s be quite clear – the individual or individuals responsible for these disgraceful actions will be apprehended and dealt with with the full force of the law.”The Police Service of Northern Ireland said it was alerted after the package was found at a postal sorting office in Belfast which handles returned mail from around the UK.The item, found on April 12 at the National Return Letter Centre, had been returned undelivered from an address in Scotland. It is understood the parcel did not originate in the North. Army bomb experts have now confirmed it was “similar in nature” to the packages being investigated by Strathclyde Police.BREAKING NEWS: ANOTHER BOMB FOUND IN CELTIC MURDER PLOT was last modified: April 26th, 2011 by gregShare 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:BelfastbombNeil Lennonlast_img read more

  • FUFA launches Primary Schools Championship

    first_img Tags: FUFAMoses MagogoPrimary Schools Championship Magogo (L) and Kibenge (R) pose with the Championship logo at Mengo. (FUFA Photos)MENGO – The Copa Coca Cola has been a hit throughout its existence in the country as it keeps on developing players, some of whom have featured for the National team.As the Secondary Schools’ competitions continues to glow, the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has come up with a fresh championship that will directly feed the Copa Coca Cola.Dubbed ‘ODILA’, the championship will be played at primary school level and will cut across all 8 regions in the country.ODILA was launched on Wednesday at the FUFA House in Mengo.This is all done as one of the ways to implement FUFA’s five year strategic plan aimed at development of football straight from the grass roots.The official launch was performed by the Under Secretary Ministry of Education and Sports Aggrey David Kibenge, who was Chief Guest, together with the FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo.Speaking at the Launch, Magogo noted that it is the federation’s strategy to achieve its Vision of becoming the number one football nation in Africa on and off the field.“We can only achieve our vision by following procedures laid down for developing grassroots football. There is no shortcut to football development. We take responsibility to create the category of U15 so that we can track these players. The top clubs in Europe can only recruit players at the age of 17 to take them to the academies and prepare them for the bigger stage.Magogo also said that ODILA is aimed at categorizing players below the age of 13.“Uganda is endowed with plenty of talent which is diverse. The new Championship unveiled today is looking at the categorization of the players below the age of thirteen years,’ the FUFA boss observed.Also speaking on Tuesday, Under Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Sports, Aggrey Kibenge expressed his delight to witness the ceremony and applauded FUFA for the milestones achieved so far in Ugandan football during his tenure so far.“I thank God for this morning of unveiling such a wonderful football product. It is a game changer. I would like to congratulate FUFA and Eng. Moses Magogo for the vision to Ugandan football and all the milestones achieved. It is a project that was overdue. I am glad that FUFA will take the lead charge in the competitions and technical expertise will be applied. Such competitions have values attached to them but need technical expertise which FUFA provides. We shall engage all stakeholders to take part and I speak with authority that the Ministry will support these competitions.Kibege speaking at the launch on Wednesday.National Council of Sports –Ivan Niwamanya.Ivan Niwamanya from local sports regulators National Council of Sports (NCS) said that grassroots football is the way to go.“We must tap the talent at this level to get the best results. If we don’t start with the grassroots, we should expect little or nothing.Niwamamya speaking on behalf of NCS at the launch on Wednesday.Playing format, registrationRegistration is in progress at the FUFA Regional offices and 400 primary schools have already confirmed participation.Deadline for registration is Wednesday 15th May 2019. The Qualification process will start with matches at the district level to determine District Winners who will play at the Regional Finals.The Championship will kick off on the 5th of June 2019, at various grounds to determine District Champions before they feature at the Regional level.After the Regionals, the 8 teams that have qualified for the finals will tussle it out at Njeru Technical center to determine the overall winner.At the same event, a committee which will help execute the tournament was formed.The committee will be headed by FUFA 1st Vice President Justus Mugisha will be in charge of the championship.It also has the 2nd Vice President of FUFA Darius Mugoye, Hajji Abdu Sekabira Lukooya, John Bosco Masiko, Farouk Kigongo and one representative from the Ministry of Education and Sports.The launch ceremony was also witnessed by FUFA 2nd Vice President Darius Mugoye, Executive Member Hamid Juma (Chairman of FUFA Competitions Committee), Grace Abalo (Senior Education officer-Department of Physical Education and Sports), Pollbert Agobe (Principal Education Officer-Department of Basic Education-Primary Schools), Ivan Niwamanya (National Council of Sports, who represented General Secretary Dr. Patrick Ogwel), Uganda Youth Football Association Delegates to the FUFA Assembly John Bosco Masiko and Farouk Kigongo.The Championship is code-named Odilo is derived from the story of Jipiri and Labongo, meaning a ball in the Alur and Luo communities.Comments last_img read more

  • Brentford v Birmingham line-ups: two changes as Bees change shape, Blues man out injured

    first_imgEmbed from Getty ImagesBrentford have brought in Yoann Barbet and Romaine Sawyers for the visit of Birmingham in a switch to a 3-5-2 formation.Josh Clarke and Sullay Kaikai, who played down the flanks in the 3-2 defeat at Blackburn last time out, are both dropped to the bench.Barbet is set to play at left wing-back, with Andreas Bjelland moving inside to join Harlee Dean and John Egan at centre-back.Birmingham also make two changes, with 20-year-old Josh Cogley making his Championship debut at right-back in place of the suspended Jonathan Spector.Robert Tesche comes into midfield, with Stephen Gleeson failing to overcome a calf injury.Former Brentford striker Clayton Donaldson returns to Griffin Park up front alongside Lukas Jutkiewicz.Brentford: Bentley; Dean, Egan, Bjelland; Colin, Yennaris, Woods, Barbet; Sawyers; Vibe, Hogan.Subs: Bonham, Field, Clarke, Kerschbaumer, McEachran, Kaikai, Hofmann.Birmingham: Kuszczak; Cogley, Shotton, Morrison, Grounds; Davis, Tesche, Kieftenbeld, Cotterill; Jutkiewicz, Donaldson.Subs: Legzdins, Robinson, Fabbrini, Adams, Brown, Maghoma, Stewart.   Ads by Revcontent Trending Articles Urologists: Men, Forget the Blue Pill! This “Destroys” ED x ‘Genius Pill’ Used By Rich Americans Now Available In Netherlands! x One Cup of This (Before Bed) Burns Belly Fat Like Crazy! x Men, You Don’t Need the Blue Pill if You Do This x What She Did to Lose Weight Stuns Doctors: Do This Daily Before Bed! x Drink This Before Bed, Watch Your Body Fat Melt Like Crazy x Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more