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Manganti, Sarr push Adamson past Letran in Filoil

first_imgCameroonian big man Papi Sarr just missed out on a double-double with 13 points and eight boards, while Jerrick Ahanmisi went 3-of-9 from downtown to wind up with 11 points and four assists in the victory.“It’s hard when you have a lot of new guys coming in,” admitted Adamson coach Franz Pumaren.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“We’re still groping for the right combination and we cannot afford to have a flat start, but we’re learning each game. I guess that’s part of the growing pains of the team.”Sarr’s jumper gave the Soaring Falcons a four-point breathing room, 82-78, with 14.0 ticks left, before Jeo Ambohot kept the Knights in the game with a layup on the other end. MOST READ Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Down three, JP Calvo misfired on a desperation triple as time expired.Bong Quinto carried Letran with 24 points, 11 rebounds, and three assists, while Calvo got 17 in the defeat.The Knights dropped to an even 2-2 slate in Group B.The scores:ADAMSON 83 — Manganti 20, Sarr 13, Ahanmisi 11, Magbuhos 8, Lastimosa 7, Catapusan 6, Espeleta 6, Colonia 5, Mojica 5, Bernardo 2, Camacho 0, Macion 0, Orquez 0, Zaldivar 0.ADVERTISEMENT Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding 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 In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Lee: Rematch vs Yamaguchi ‘will be one for the books’ Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAdamson got its act together late to slip past Letran, 83-80, for its first win in the 2018 Chooks-to-Go Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Sean Manganti poured in 20 points, including the marginal freebie to secure the three-point lead with seven seconds left, on top of two rebounds and three assists.ADVERTISEMENT LETRAN 80 — Quinto 24, Calvo 17, Ambohot 12, Balanza 12, Batiller 11, Muyang 4, Agbong 0, Balagasay 0, Banes 0, Celis 0, Pambid 0, Taladua 0, Yu 0.Quarters: 19-21, 35-42, 59-60, 83-80. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

BYC Regains Honor with Fighting Spirit

first_imgChampion club, Barrack Young Controllers, yesterday fought back from 2-0 down to even the scores 3-3 at the end of a grueling 90minutes of total soccer.It was a performance that shocked thousands of stunned soccer fans who had given up hope of the team’s recovery, after the visitors took a comfortable early 2-0 lead.“Never in the history of Liberian football has a team fought back with such astonishing success,” said a soccer fan who spoke to the Daily Observer.It was in the first leg of the CAF Championship League at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.At the same venue last Friday, Confederation Cup campaigners, Red Lions failed to tame their Algerian counterparts, Club Sportif Constantinois, losing 1-0 in their first leg to the horror of home fans.With the poor showing of Red Lions in the mind of soccer fans, they, however, believed that the ‘Go Blue Boys’ could do better, and they waited for the inevitable.It was bolstered on by the team’s fighting spirit, despite always scoring behind the Ivorians that convinced soccer fans that they could do better in the return leg in Abidjan, this weekend.Their Ivorian counterparts, Sewe Sport of San Pedro yesterday made their early announcement that they were in the country for serious business.By the 5th minute, the Ivorian champions have slotted in 2-0.The two early goals did not dampen the fighting spirit of the Liberian champions and Isaac Popo reduced the tally before the end of the first half.When the second session resumed, the Ivorians raced ahead with their third goal but it was BYC’s Blamoh Nymely who found his side’s second goal.The Liberian champions did not look back and covered every blade of grass on the field, as soccer fans urged them on to score which came through Prince Saydee. The team’s response did not come as a surprise, and therefore throwing the chance for the final decider in far away Abidjan this coming Sunday.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Miner charged for illegal possession of gun, ammo

first_imgA Port Kaituma, North West District (NWD) miner was on Thursday denied bail by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after he was slapped with two counts of illegal ammunition and gun possession charges.Roberto Miggins, 25, pleaded not guilty to the charge which stated that on May 31,2016, in the NWD he hadRoberto Migginsone .38 revolver in his possession without being the holder of a firearm licence.He also denied the other charge which stated on the same day at the same location, he had in his possession five rounds of .38 ammunition without being the holder of a firearm licence.Defence Attorney Euclin Gomes told the court the gun and ammunition were found in the riverine area of the mining camp, and his client being the only person there at the time, apart from law enforcement, was accused.Gomes made an application for reasonable bail to be granted to his client on this ground. However, Police Prosecutor Neville Jeffers objected to bail and told the Court that no special reason was provided by the defence.The prosecution’s facts stated on the day in question, the firearm was found in the pocket of the accused. Jeffers also added that a caution statement was tendered, where the defendant admitted to being the owner of the gun and ammunition.Miggins was remanded to prison until August 3, 2016, when the matter would be heard in the Matthews Ridge Magistrate’s Court.last_img read more

Arsenal one foot in Europa final as Lacazette strikes quickfire brace

first_imgArsenal boss Unai Emery is a Europa League specialist having won the competition three times when in charge at Sevilla.And the Spaniard’s decision to start Lacazette and Aubameyang together against his former side was richly rewarded despite a terrible start from the hosts.Arsenal are desperate not just for silverware in Emery’s first season but the guarantee of Champions League qualification for next season that winning the Europa League would bring.A run of three straight Premier League defeats has left Emery’s men needing more favours from Chelsea or Tottenham to stand any chance of a top-four Premier League finish.The Gunners had conceded three times in all three of those defeats to Crystal Palace, Wolves and Leicester and the same defensive deficiencies cost them again early on.Valencia had already missed a glorious chance to take the lead when Ezequiel Garay somehow turned Rodrigo’s driven cross over the bar from point-blank range.However, the hosts did not learn their lesson and from another set-piece, Valencia took the lead when Diakhaby got the final touch at the back post to force home Rodrigo’s header across goal.Emery has been reticent to start Lacazette and Aubameyang together up front, but the game turned on one moment of magic from Arsenal’s two prolific strikers.Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette combined for Arsenal’s three goals in a 3-1 win over ValenciaLacazette played in Aubameyang and the Gabon international left his marker and Valencia goalkeeper Neto on the ground before squaring for his strike partner to roll into an empty net.Seven minutes later, Arsenal led as terrible defending allowed Lacazette a free header from Granit Xhaka’s cross and a weak hand from Neto could not prevent the ball crossing the line.The chances continued to come for Arsenal’s front two as Aubameyang volleyed into the ground and over just before the break.Lacazette then had two glorious opportunities to complete his hat-trick as he firstly failed to connect with an inch-perfect Aubameyang cross before Neto made a brilliant save at his near post to keep the Spanish side in the tie.At the other end Petr Cech also had to make a smart stop as he raced from his goal to deny substitute Kevin Gameiro.The veteran stopper has announced he will retire at the end of the season.And Cech’s final game could well be against his former club Chelsea in next month’s final as the Blues secured a 1-1 draw away at Eintracht Frankfurt in the first leg of the other semi-final.Arsenal still have work to do with their terrible away record this season likely to give Valencia plenty of encouragement.However, they moved much closer to booking their place in Baku when Aubameyang turned home at the back post in the final minute.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Matteo Guendouzi also piled in on top of the goalscorer, as the Emirates collectively stood in appreciation. Photo/DAILY MAILLONDON, United Kingdom, May 2 – Arsenal took a huge step towards the Europa League final as a double from Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s late strike earned a 3-1 semi-final, first leg win over Valencia on Thursday.The Spanish side’s bright start was rewarded with Mouctar Diakhaby’s away goal, but Lacazette quickly turned the game around with two goals in eight minutes before Aubameyang’s late intervention gave the Gunners a two-goal advantage to defend at the Mestalla on May 9.last_img read more

Max McGee dies at home after falling from his roof

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Police were called to the former Green Bay receiver’s Deephaven home around 5:20 p.m., Sgt. Chris Whiteside said. Efforts to resuscitate McGee were unsuccessful. McGee was blowing leaves off the roof when he fell, according to news reports. A phone message left at a number listed for an M. McGee wasn’t immediately returned. “I just lost my best friend,” former teammate Paul Hornung told the St. Paul Pioneer Press. “(His wife) Denise was away from the house. She’d warned him not to get up there. He shouldn’t have been up there. He knew better than that.” Inserted into Packers’ lineup when Boyd Dowler was sidelined by a shoulder injury, McGee went on to catch the first touchdown pass in Super Bowl history in Green Bay’s 35-10 victory over Kansas City in January 1967. Still hung over from a night on the town, McGee caught seven passes for 138 yards and two TDs. “Now he’ll be the answer to one of the great trivia questions: Who scored the first touchdown in Super Bowl history?” Hornung said. “Vince knew he could count on him. … He was a great athlete.” Though an admirer of Lombardi, McGee time and again pushed the tough-as-nails coach to the breaking point. McGee – remembered for saying: “When it’s third-and-10, you can take the milk drinkers and I’ll take the whiskey drinkers every time.” – put Lombardi to the test prior to the first Super Bowl. McGee had caught only four passes for 91 yards during the 1966 regular season and, not expecting to play against the Chiefs, violated the team’s curfew and spent the night before the game partying. The next morning he told Dowler: “I hope you don’t get hurt. I’m not in very good shape.” Dowler went down with a separated shoulder on the Packers’ second drive. A few plays later, McGee made a one-handed reception of a pass from Bart Starr and ran 37 yards to score.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! OBITUARY: Former Packers receiver caught first touchdown pass in Super Bowl history. By Steve Karnowski THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS – Max McGee, the unexpected hero of the first Super Bowl and a long-time challenge for Hall of Fame coach Vince Lombardi, died Saturday after falling from the roof of his home, police confirmed. He was 75. last_img read more

BEST WISHES TO JIM McGUINNESS AND THE DONEGAL TEAM – FROM EVERYONE AT THE FOUR LANTERNS

first_imgTHE management and staff of the Four Lanterns would like to wish Jim McGuinness, his players and all the staff best wishes for the All-Ireland Football Final.The Four Lanterns have made a €100 donation to the Donegal players Training Fund.All monies for these adverts on Donegal Daily go to the Training Fund. If you want to send your support and give a donation, email ga@graceannconsultancy.com. BEST WISHES TO JIM McGUINNESS AND THE DONEGAL TEAM – FROM EVERYONE AT THE FOUR LANTERNS was last modified: September 14th, 2012 by BrendaShare 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:BEST WISHES TO JIM McGUINNESS AND THE DONEGAL TEAM – FROM EVERYONE AT THE FOUR LANTERNSlast_img read more

TAI CHI CLASSES TO BEAT THE JANUARY BLUES

first_imgWith mental and physical health becoming a greater concern for the local community in recent times the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny is now offering people a unique chance to manage stress through the the ancient Chinese martial art of Tai Chi.Originally developed for self-defence, Tai Chi has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that’s now used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions.Often described as meditation in motion, Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Tai Chi is low impact and puts minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it generally safe for all ages and fitness levels. With the emphasis on body awareness, students will be thought1. Attention to Posture2. Correct Alignment3. Breath Awareness 4. Gentle exercises through Martial ArtsThe instructor for this course will be Mary Ronayne who is part of the World Chen Taiji Association.It will start on Tuesday 21st of January 11 – 12.15 and continue for 8 weeks at a cost of €50.Places are strictly limited so book in advance by emailing jeremyfhoward@gmail.com. TAI CHI CLASSES TO BEAT THE JANUARY BLUES was last modified: January 19th, 2013 by BrendaShare 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:TAI CHI CLASSES TO BEAT THE JANUARY BLUESlast_img read more

DONEGAL GETS 3 TOP SPOTS IN IRISH TIMES LIST OF BEST PLACES TO GO WILD

first_imgDONEGAL has secured THREE places in the Top 20 Places In Ireland to Go Wild. The survey was based on thousands of submissions to The Irish Times.Here they are – with a video above from Iain Miller to go with his suggestion below…DERRYVEAGH MOUNTAINS:As I come from an urban, overcrowded and industrial area in Germany, northwestern Donegal back then was the most remote and solitary place on Earth for me. Donegal’s highlands are a gem among many precious places in Ireland. Sitting up on Muckish’s highest spot and looking down to the sea and over to Tory Island always will be one of the most sublime experiences of my lifetime: pure solitude you share with no one but the wind and the drizzle. Who could care up there? Submitted by Frank PatalongDONEGAL COAST: Killybegs to ArdaraCnoc na Mara is an iconic 100m-high shark’s-fin sea stack. It sits in one of the most remote and inaccessible locations in Ireland. Gaining the summit is like being reborn into a world where anything is possible, a surreal and magical place to be.Submitted by IAIN MILLERDONEGAL COAST: Maghera Beach CavesIt is not so much that the caves are particularly spectacular in themselves; it is that the chemistry of dark sea caves, the wide, dazzling silver beach that leads to them, and the wild, craggy hills above them gives you an astonishing sense of being transported to a magical wilderness. Man seems to have made very little impression on this strong, vibrant landscape.Submitted by FIONA O’DONNELL DONEGAL GETS 3 TOP SPOTS IN IRISH TIMES LIST OF BEST PLACES TO GO WILD was last modified: May 18th, 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:ArdaraDerryveagh MountainsdonegalIain MillerIrish TimesKillybegsmaghera beach cavesMuckishTop 20 Places To Go Wildlast_img read more

Fortuna’s defense leads Huskies to Big 5 road victory over Del Norte

first_imgCrescent City >> Free throws win games, defense wins championships.It may be an old cliché, but that is exactly the way Fortuna girls’ varsity head coach Jesse Genaro summed up the evening as his Huskies opened up the Big 5 season with an emphatic 55-33 victory over the Del Norte Warriors in Crescent City Friday evening. “Our game plan was to put pressure on them defensively from the outset and not let them get comfortable,” Genaro said.The Huskies executed said plan to the letter, holding …last_img read more

Biomass export plant for Coega

first_img1 February 2007The Coega Industrial Development Zone outside Port Elizabeth has secured a R70-million investment into a biomass fuel project which will supply 10 000 tons of the product per month to European markets.The plant will be one of the largest among the 285 operations of this product globally, the Coega Development Corporation said in a statement on Wednesday.Eastern Cape Biomass Fuel Pellets CEO Willie Claassen said the company had already secured off-take agreements with Nordic countries, where the entire product will be exported to. Production is scheduled to commence in August, with the first product due for export in November.According to the company, about 100 jobs will be created during construction of the plant, which is currently under way, while an additional 60 direct jobs and about 3 000 indirect jobs “in backward linkages to Eastern Cape rural areas” will be created. A transport company that will move the material between the sources of supply, the factory and the harbour will employ a further 40 people.Biomass is an environmentally friendly alternative source of energy used to fire power stations and also used in private homes in Europe. A total of 285 plants around the world produce a combined four million tons of biomass pellets a year.The Coega plant will use forest residue, sawmill waste and alien vegetation from the Eastern Cape and part of the Southern Cape as well as some of the scrap wood from the government’s Working for Water programme.Eastern Cape Biomass chose the Coega IDZ as the location for its plant because of the coastal position and the fact that the Eastern Cape is a source of the raw materials used in processing the pellets.Jobs where they’re most needed“The aspect of creating jobs where they are most needed, and the opportunity to design and build a plant from scratch without the constraints of legacy, also counted in the favour of the Coega IDZ,” Claassen said.The company said it has set aside about 5% of ownership for its workers and another 5% for rural communities that have been roped in to provide the raw materials. The Industrial Development Corporation has 10% equity, with a 30% stake still under negotiation for a black economic empowerment partnership.The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) said it remained on track to achieve its target of signing 10 investors by the end of March. The biomass project is the fourth investor to be announced by the CDC after Cerebos, Dynamic Commodities and Alcan in 2006.“Although four other investors who have signed agreements with the CDC to locate their investments in the Coega IDZ have still not been announced, due to investor confidentiality agreements, the biomass investment brings the total number of investment projects signed to eight against the set target of 10,” the CDC said.SouthAfrica.info reporter Want to use this article in your publication or on your website?See: Using SAinfo materiallast_img read more