AFCON 2017: Micho Hails Duo Availability against Egypt

first_imgUganda coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has welcomed the return of midfielder Khalid Aucho and central defender Murushid Juuko who were suspended for the Ghana tie on Tuesday in Port Gentil.The pair played a crucial role in Cranes Afcon 2017 and Fifa 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign and will indeed provide experience in Uganda’s upcoming game against Egypt on January 21.Micho told that, “Those players are the backbone of this team. They will add to our defense and midfield.There is no selection headache. They will immediately come into the starting lineup.The left foot of Khalid Aucho going forward is crucial for us and we are happy to have them back.” “With full force, full power and with no injuries, we are preparing for this match on a more serious note wishing that after paying a very expensive scholarship of missing the first match after 39 years in the first group, first match and first point.”Uganda visibly missed Aucho in the opener as they failed to string consistent passes in the midfield often losing the ball in the first half however Micho introduced winger Moses Oloya for Michael Azira who had been dismal.Hassan Wasswa played at center back in Juuko’s absence but with the return of the latter, Wasswa could still feature but in a midfield role.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

Most students support ‘Pay As You Earn’

first_imgStudents said they are mostly supportive of the Obama Administration’s new “Pay As You Earn” program, which aims to help student loan borrowers better understand and manage their student loan debt.A majority of students said the new program would reduce the financial burden of student loan debt during the first few years after graduation, after Obama announced the program Tuesday.Obama’s proposed student loan relief program represents a “real savings that will help … graduates get started in their careers and help them make ends meet,” Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in a media conference call Wednesday hosted by the White House.Pay As You Earn would allow 1.6 million student borrowers to spend no more than 10 percent of their discretionary incomes on student loans. Currently, students with federal loans under the Income-Based Repayment Plan can limit their payments to 15 percent of their discretionary incomes.A nurse who graduates in 2014, earning $45,000 a year and has $60,000 in federal student loans, for example, would pay $239 a month, compared with $358 under the current plan.Max Martinez, a senior majoring in environmental studies, said the program would help graduates who earn low salaries.“Students aren’t making that much money fresh out of college nowadays so it’ll reduce the [financial] load for the first few years,” Martinez said. “I hope they push [the percent of discretionary income] down even more.”Alexis Whalen, a junior majoring in classics, said the new measures would reduce college students’ apprehension about incurring a large amount of debt during college and not being able to pay it off.“The program would allow students to [attend] college without fear [of being unable to afford loan payments] and would also reduce the load on students’ families,” Whalen said. “It’s so flexible because it gives students the option to repay their loans either fast or slow depending on their starting salaries.”Gabriela Chiriboga, a sophomore majoring in environmental engineering, said she would not use Pay As You Earn because she prefers to quickly finish off her loan repayments after college.“Though it would be good to have a little extra money available every month, I would rather prefer finishing off my loan payments as soon as possible,” Chiriboga said. “Just because I have a little more money, doesn’t mean I’ll spend more.”The Obama administration plans to bypass Congress and implement Pay As You Earn at the beginning of next year.last_img read more


first_imgThe following incidents were reported in the USC Dept. of Public Safety daily incident log between Sunday, Feb. 26, and Tuesday, Feb. 28.View Roundup 02-29 in a larger mapCrimes against propertyAt 8:48 p.m. on Feb. 27, DPS officers on routine patrol observed a suspect prowling in the bike racks at the Von KleinSmid Center for International and Public Affairs and detained him for investigation. The officers found the suspect in possession of a pair of bolt cutters, then he was arrested and transported to S/W station for booking.Miscellaneous incidentsat 6:12 A.m. on Feb. 27, DPS officers in Parking Structure A found a personal check in the back seat of a university vehicle during a routine inspection and turned it in to DPS Lost & 10:03 p.m. on Feb. 27, DPS officers responded to a faculty member who sustained a cut to the back of his head when he tripped and fell while walking near the Mrs. Willis H. Booth Ferris Rehearsal Hall. An LAFD R.A. unit was requested and Unit #15 responded. The R.A. Unit treated the faculty member and released him at the 4:38 p.m. on Feb. 27, DPS officers and LAFD Unit #15 responded to a fourth floor fire alarm activation in the Carol Little Building because of smoke from burned food. No fire was found. LAFD reset the alarm then cleared the building for 1:58 p.m. on Feb. 27, two staff members reported that someone rearranged items in their office and tampered with their computers in Healthcare Consultation Center II. No property was 1:49 p.m. on Feb. 27, DPS officers responded to a student who injured her ankle while playing basketball in the Physical Education Building. The student was applying ice to her ankle when the officers arrived and she declined transportation for medical treatment. The officers transported the student to her vehicle per her request and released her.At 7:22 a.m. on Feb. 27, a student reported that her roommate, also a student, accused her of stealing his laptop computer and subsequently threatened retaliation, causing her to fear for the safety of her 5:38 p.m. on Feb. 26, DPS officers responded to a student who sustained a possible broken nose when he was struck in the face by a football that a juvenile threw at him near 28th Street and Orchard Avenue. The juvenile admitted throwing the football when contacted by the officers, but the student did not desire criminal prosecution of the matter. The officers transported the student to Kaiser Hospital for medical treatment.AT 5:33 p.m. on Feb. 26, two students reported that they overheard a group of unidentified students in Cardinal Gardens make threatening statements about harming one of their roommates. Additionally, the roommate reported that someone had slashed one of her vehicle tires and that she feared for her safety.last_img read more

How Syracuse’s defense has stifled opponents this season

first_img Published on September 9, 2015 at 9:40 pm Contact Sam: | @Sam4TR A Massachusetts forward collected a ball off a bounce and found herself alone at the top of the circle. Syracuse goalie Jess Jecko stood midway between her and the goal.She looked up, saw Jecko that far out and hesitated.That’s all the Syracuse defense needed moments before the end of the first half.Midfielder Laura Hurff poked her stick below the Minutewoman’s slightly-raised stick and the ball rolled away, averting the one-on-one matchup.It was a telling play in a game the Orange defense dominated, jumping passing lanes for interceptions and breaking up long balls meant to catch it unbalanced. SU allowed five shots in the shutout.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe Orange has shut down offenses all season. In three of its four games, Syracuse has allowed five shots or fewer. Two of those results coming against then-No. 6 Stanford and then-No. 18 Massachusetts. Syracuse’s defense has also allowed two goals this season, which relies on communication, counter-control and rotation. No. 3 Syracuse (4-0) will have its defense tested when No. 2 North Carolina (4-0) — with its high-powered offense averaging three goals per game — visits J.S. Coyne Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 1 p.m.“The biggest thing we’re doing (to be successful on defense) is reshaping behind the ball,” said Lies Lagerweij, who plays center back. “It’s really important for counter defense. Let’s say we lose the ball, if the defense is super spread out and (the other team) get(s) on the attack, it’s easy for them if there’s too much space.”Reshaping behind the ball, head coach Ange Bradley explained, isn’t any different than when a basketball team turns the ball over. The team still needs to hustle back on defense and reform the zone; it’s just that field hockey has more players.Bradley wants “counter-control,” limiting odd-man rushes for other teams. Especially in the Atlantic Coast Conference, she said, where a “wide-open” style of play turns field hockey games into track meets.That quick tempo forces reshaping defenses to adjust impromptu during games. The Orange usually starts four “backs,” defenders, Zoe Wilson said, who rely on each other for those in-game changes. Against UMass, Wilson played directly in front of Jecko in a defensive triangle.“To keep communication easy, the person behind you controls … you,” Wilson said. “When a person plays in front of me, I control them, but then Jess Jecko would be controlling me. It’s to keep the communication easy.”The Orange adapt in other ways by rotating its defense based upon how a team attacks.If an opponent drives down the right sideline, a weak-side defender slides toward the middle while the middle defender slides to the help smother the attack. To cover the now-vacated right side, a midfielder drops back to prevent a long pass from exploiting the hole.While the Orange attempts to prevent an opponent counter, the team looks for its own opportunities if it can force a turnover.“If we’re all on the left-hand side, we could send the ball over to and up the right-hand side,” Wilson said. “We could send a defender and then drop a midfielder back. We look for the pass up.”Despite her team’s statistical success, Bradley sees places for improvement in defensive rotations. She doesn’t see enough speed and she wants her team to take better angles when closing in on defense.“I don’t think we’re that good at defense right now,” Bradley said.SU back Roos Weers has been a primary beneficiary of the rotation this season, playing a large role in Syracuse’s defense as well as scoring three goals when the team pushes in counter.The rotation and reshaping gives as it takes with opportunities on offense for the Orange and limiting those for the opposition.“You can be switched for quite a few balls,” Weers said. “But then you get to go back. And that’s why we don’t have shots against us … We keep moving.” Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Women’s soccer wins on penalty kicks

first_imgMohammad Alsubaie | Daily TrojanThe No. 6 USC women’s soccer team began its two-game Arizona road trip in Tucson facing Arizona on Thursday. Despite a slow start, the Trojans pulled out the 1-0 victory in a double overtime thriller headlined by a penalty kick goal from senior forward Alex Anthony.Although the Wildcats are unranked, they were hot off a huge upset victory against No. 11 Cal. Coming into the game, Arizona knew that a win against the Trojans would most likely land them a spot in the top 25. On the other side, the Women of Troy entered the desert state coming off a fantastic weekend with two wins against a pair of Oregon teams last weekend.Both USC and Arizona are notorious for playing a fast-paced offense while maintaining a strong back line which made for a heart-stopping contest. The Wildcats took the momentum early in the game with a pair of scoring opportunities deep into the USC zone but were rejected on both attempts.The Trojans stole the momentum halfway through the first half with two scoring opportunities of their own. In the 32nd minute, junior forward Leah Pruitt was left alone inside the the goal area where she rifled a point-blank shot toward the Wildcats’ net but was denied by junior goalkeeper Lainey Burdett. Just a minute later, the Women of Troy threatened to score again with senior midfielder Sydney Sladek alone on the right side inside the 18-yard box, but the aggressive Arizona defense was there to stop the attempt.Despite the high volume of scoring opportunities for both sides, the first half of the match was scoreless. At halftime, head coach Keidane McAlpine commented on his team’s scoring opportunities.“We’ve created half-chances in and around the box, maybe have a little more composure with the passes that we are making into those plays,” McAlpine said. “But I like where we are. I think we are in a decent rhythm and we are creating quite a few chances.”Early into the second half USC caught a break with a clutch diving save from redshirt freshman goalkeeper Kaylie Collins. The Women of Troy then responded with a close chance of their own in the 58th minute. On a crossbody shot from within the box, Sladek pounded the ball off the crossbar, but the ball went over the back of the net and the Wildcats regained control with the goal kick.The remainder of the second half was a back-and-forth battle between the Trojans and Wildcats. However, neither squad was able to able to find the back of the net and the game headed to overtime. At the end of the regulation, the Women of Troy had outshot Arizona 12-3, four of which were on frame.The Wildcats wasted no time advancing into the Trojans’ zone. In the 92nd minute, senior midfielder Cali Crisler gave the Wildcats their first scoring opportunity of overtime with a booming left foot just below the USC crossbar. However, Collins was able to tip the ball just over the top of the goal with a magnificent diving save.The Women of Troy quickly bounced back and worked inside the Arizona defensive zone taking several shots. In the 99th minute, a tackle from behind by junior midfielder Kennedy Kieneker put Anthony in a game-defining penalty kick situation. With the game on the line, Anthony sailed the ball over the top of the net, and the contest would be extended to a second overtime.In the 109th minute, the Trojans were fouled again within the Arizona 18-yard box and Anthony was granted her second overtime penalty kick. This time, Anthony drilled the ball into the back of the net to close off the game and grant the Trojans their third Pac-12 win over a very competitive Arizona team.With the overtime victory, freshman goalkeeper Kaylie Collins tallied her fifth shutout of the season and the Women of Troy improved their overall record to 9-1-1. They will now journey 100 miles north for their Sunday matchup against Arizona State.last_img read more

IBB Lady Captain Fetes Kids

first_imgBetween August 7 and 10, the 8th IBB Junior Open Golf Championship will hold at the ame venue.Close to 200 kid golfers across the nation will participate in this monumental event that will see all participants housed and fed.Thereafter, those who finished tops in this event will be recommended to the Royal and Ancient St Andrews, the world body governing golf for proper grounding.“A lot of people are wondering why I am passionate about Kiddies golf,” Lami stated. “Let’s face it, the kiddies are our future. As a mother, I must cater for their well being. The Olympics will hold in some weeks’ time and we don’t have anybody holding the nation’s flag in that event. “This will not happen in the 2020 Olympics. I can tell you with all boldness that the youths we are investing on at the moment will be the pride of Nigeria. At least five of those who will play in the Open shall hoist this country’s flag in the 2020 Olympics. Please, quote me on that,” the IBB Lady Captain concluded.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram The new Lady Captain of the IBB Golf Club, Lami Ahmed, is indeed making the fact known that the game of golf should be handed to kids who could eventually win medals for the nation in future Olympics.To prove her point, Lami, a Lioness who thrives on oil and gas, precisely at the Conoil, has put together two gigantic tourneys that could make several kids on coming holidays some great fun.Lami Ahmed stated that over 200 kids will feature in developmental clinic between July 21 and August 12.She affirmed that kids who will be part of the programme will learn the game from the scratch and play it properly before the expiration of the programme. The Lady Captain also claimed that brilliant professional golfers are already on ground to put the kiddies through.last_img read more

Past the finishing post

first_imgCaymanas Park Results for Jan 01, 2016Track Condition : Dirt : GoodNEW YEAR’S DAY TROPHYRace 1 1300 M (Purse $800,000) NB4-Y-O & RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE III(NW3 O/T)1. TARANIS DaneNelson 56.02. SOUTHERN CRUISE SEllis 54.0 1L3. SHINING LIGHT SMuir 51.5 6/1 1 3/4L*4. DRIPPING IN GOLD RHalledeen 53.0 4LWIN: $238.00PLACE: $88.00, $65.00, $78.00Final Time : 1:20.0 Splits: 23.1, 46.3, 1:12.3Winner : 4yo ch colt – ADORE THE GOLD – BEWARE BABYTrainer: RICHARD AZAN Owner : ALEXANDER HABER & VON WHITE & RICHARD AZANBred by HAM STABLES LTD.Qu: $344.00 Ex: $866.00Trifecta: $830.00Race 2 1400 M (Purse $530,000) 3-Y-O & UP CLM($250,0-$210,0)/NB5YO(NW2)&6YO&UP(NW4)THE OTB DEPARTMENT PLAQUE1. LEGENDARY PLEASURE BebHarvey3 52.02. WARRIOR PRINCESS RHalledeen 53.0 Head3. EXPRESS TRUCK LSteadman3 53.0 6L4. ALEXANDER JAnderson 56.0 1 1/2LLate scratch : #9 SPEEDY PROCESSWIN: $206.00PLACE: $114.00, $136.00, $251.00Final Time : 1:28.3 Splits : 24.0, 47.2, 1:13.4Winner : 6yo ch horse – WAR MARSHALL – FIGHT FOR PLEASURETrainer: ROBERT DARBY (SR) Owner: ROBERT A DARBY (SR)Bred by HAM STABLES LTD.Qu: $412.00 Ex: $928.00D/E: $1,348.00 Special Double: $368.00Superfecta: $10,198.00Race 3 1000 M (S) (Purse $500,000) NB4-Y-O & UP MAIDEN CONDITION RACETHE ACCOUNTS DEPARTMENT PLAQUE*1. LAGUNA POINT OBennett 55.02. RICHIE’S PIK PParchment 53.5 3L3. DEMOLITION BOY CChow 56.0 1/2L4. IAMALLABOUTTHEBEST RHalledeen 53.0 3L5. LEILANI KPowell 51.0 2LWIN: $100.00PLACE: $67.00, $95.00, $76.00Final Time : 1:01.1 Splits : 23.0, 47.1, ,Winner : 4yo dk b/br filly – STORM CRAFT – YAHABIBITrainer : ALBERT CHONG Owner : DEE GEE RACINGBred by DAVID LEE SINQu: $699.00 Ex: $925.00D/E: $351.00Trifecta: $1,237.00Hi-5: $120,773.00Rolling Triple: $5,556.00Race 4 1100 M (Purse $500,000) 3-Y-O & UP CLM($180,0)/NB6YO&UP(NW3)THE MARKETING/ HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT PLAQUE1. PRINCESS SHEMIKA DaneNelson 53.0*2. INFANTRY OFFICER AChatrie 55.0 Neck3. EUSEBIA RHalledeen 55.0 3/4L 70.004. NEVER GIVE UP JInnis4 49.0 Head5. VALLEY OF QUEENS CChow 55.0 3/4LWIN: $257.00PLACE: $83.00, $68.00, $70.00Final Time: 1:10.3 Splits: 23.2, 48.2,Winner : 6yo ch mare – TRADITIONAL – PRINCESS CHIONESOTrainer: STEVEN TODD Owner: ASTON L. CHINBred by TEDDY AGUSTUS LEVYQu: $407.00 Ex: $817.00D/E: $630.00Trifecta: $614.00Hi-5: $18,918.50Rolling Triple: $3,861.00CTL FAN APPRECIATION DAY TROPHYRace 5 1820 M (Purse $780,000) 3-Y-O & UP OVERNIGHT ALLOWANCE*1. ALL CORRECT OWalker 56.02. HOUDINI’S MAGIC SEllis 53.0 1/2L3. BRAWN AChatrie 55.0 Neck4. RUM PUNCH SMuir 52.5 8LWIN: 78.00PLACE: $51.00, $55.00, $58.00Final Time : 1:58.0 Splits : 27.3, 52.0, 1:16.2, 1:43.1Winner : 7yo b horse – STORM CRAFT – ROYAL PIZZAZTrainer: WAYNE DACOSTA Owner : THE VELVET GLOVEBred by MARK & SUSAN WATESQu: $108.00 Exacta: $162.00D/E: $565.00Superfecta: $257.00Rolling Triple: $1,012.00Race 6 1400 M (Purse $768,000) NB3-Y-O MAIDEN CONDITION RACETHE RACING DEPARTMENT PLAQUE1. ORPHEUS SEllis 55.0*2. LITTLE BIG HORN OWalker 54.0 5 1/2L3. MR. DOITBETTA WHenry 55.0 Neck4. MISTER BONES RWilson 55.0 1 1/4L5. COUNTER ATTACK CChow 54.0 Head6. NUCLEAR WARNING PFrancis 51.0 6LWIN: $117.00PLACE: $64.00, $68.00, $121.00Final Time : 1:27.3 Splits : 24.2, 47.2, 1:13.0Winner : 3yo ch colt – ADORE THE GOLD – LA REINATrainer : ANTHONY NUNES Owner : ELIAS HALOUTEBred by ELIAS HALOUTEQu: $94.00 Ex: $218.00D/E: $194.00Trifecta: $302.00Hit-6: $4,451.00Rolling Triple: $1,182.00Pick-4 : $2,688.00Super-6: $33,162.50MCKAY SECURITY LTD TROPHYRace 7 1820 M (Purse $750,000) 4YO&UP CLM($180,0)-START FOR $180,0 SINCE 1/9&NB5YO&UP(MDN)(DIV.I)*1. GRAN CORAZON KPowell 54.02. THE REAL RHYTHM JAnderson 54.0 1L3. SERIOUS BUSINESS DDawkins4 52.0 9L4. VERONICA B ADancel 53.5 2 1/2LWIN: $193.00PLACE: $101.00, $111.00, $141.00Final Time: 2:03.0 Splits: 27.2, 52.3, 1:19.0, 1:47.3Winner : 6yo b mare – KEYED ENTRY – SOUFFLERTrainer : WILFRED CHIN Owner: WILFRED A CHINBred by DACOSTA FARMS LIMITEDQu: $1,018.00 Ex: $1,324.00D/E: $493.00Superfecta: $153,438.00Rolling Triple: $868.00Race 8 1600 M (Purse $590,000) 3-Y-O & UP CLM($450,0-$400,0)/NB5YO(NW4)THE ENGINEER/ TOTE DEPARTMENT PLAQUE*1. BOLD AVIATOR AChatrie 54.02. UNBREAKABLE CBudhai 52.0 8L3. FLYING MIRACLE RHalledeen 54.0 3 1/4L4. STAR NEW VISTA JPatterson4 50.0 Neck5. SIR SOUTH SMuir 54.0 1LWIN: $100.00PLACE: $76.00, $95.00, $162.00Final Time : 1:40.2 Splits : 23.4, 46.3, 1:12.2Winner : 5yo ch colt – REGION OF MERIT – CLASSY CHANELTrainer : GARY SUBRATIE Owner : TEST PILOTSBred by REEVES, EVERDEEN MAXWELLQu: $372.00 Ex: $737.00D/E: $608.00Trifecta: $1,199.00Hi-5: $11,001.50Rolling Triple: $2,057.00MCKAY SECURITY LTD TROPHYRace 9 1820 M (Purse $750,000) 4YO&UP CLM($180,0)-START FOR $180,0 SINCE 1/9&NB5YO&UP(MDN)(DIV.II)1. PERFECT FLYER SEllis 57.0*2. WATER WAVE WHenry 54.0 14L3. POWERFUL RED AntThomas4 55.0 6L4. SIRMANDI SMuir 56.0 9/5 HeadLate scratch : UNBRIDLED ROCK, GOFORTHEGLORYWIN: $124.00PLACE: $70.00, $65.00, $110.00Final Time : 2:02.1 Splits : 28.3, 54.0, 1:19.3, 1:47.2Winner : 8yo b horse – DAYTON FLYER – PERFECT STORMTrainer: DWIGHT CHEN Owner : HAMARK FARMSBred by Y.S. (1955) LTD.Qu: $283.00 Ex: $435.00D/E: $280.00Superfecta: $2,651.00Rolling Triple: $1,939.00Race 10 1200 M (Purse $530,000) NB4-Y-O & UP RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE V(NW2)THE PROPERTY/ GARAGE DEPARTMENT PLAQUE1. RAS EMANUEL DaneNelson 53.0*2. TROJAN RHalledeen 55.0 2L3. COMMANDING AVIATOR AChatrie 53.0 3/4L4. TWILIGHT CITIZEN JPatterson4 51.0 Neck5. SUPERTRONICS OFoster 53.0 NeckWIN: $302.00PLACE: $147.00, $90.00, $127.00Final Time : 1:15.1 Splits : 22.4, 46.4, ,Winner : 4yo b colt – BURNING MARQUE – PLEASANT PRINCESSTrainer: PETER MCMASTER Owner : MISS SUCKIEBred by ELAINE MCMASTERQu: $989.00 Ex: $1,428.00D/E: $787.00Trifecta: $2,498.00Hi-5: $48,842.50Rolling Triple: $1,795.00Pick-4: $9,656.00Super-6 : $7,184.10Pick-9: $513,431.50PlacePot 8: $1,080.00last_img read more

PBA: Aguilar comes through as Ginebra fends off NorthPort

first_imgAguilar delivered in the endgame, scoring the last six points for Ginebra in the final one minute and 23 seconds, including back-to-back jumpers that sealed the game, 104-97, with 24.5 seconds left.“We’re just kind of been in survivor mode. We need to be a lot better than we’re playing,” said Ginebra head coach Tim Cone after his side improved to 3-0. “We’re not staying to our character at this point. We’re just doing what we can to survive. We need to find our discipline a little bit more, we need to find better flow and focus on defense.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“Japeth hit some key shots down the stretch and got us over the hump but the game could’ve gone either way.”Aguilar finished with 23 points, 12 coming in the final frame, on 11-of-16 shooting from the field and nine rebounds off the bench. View comments Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil LATEST STORIES Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Barangay Ginebra drew crucial baskets from Japeth Aguilar to hold off NorthPort, 104-98, and remain undefeated in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup Wednesday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.ADVERTISEMENT The Gin Kings took an 18-point lead early in the third quarter before the Batang Pier (0-4), who welcomed Stanley Pringle and Sean Anthony back, came back spearheaded by Pringle.Pringle fired 27 of his game-high 34 points in the second half, including a beeline drive off a timeout that pulled NorthPort within three, 100-97, with still 1:10 remaining.“He (Pringle) played like an import tonight,” Cone said.Justin Brownlee collected 27 points, eight rebounds and eight assists while Scottie Thompson added four points, 14 rebounds and six assists for the Kings.ADVERTISEMENT 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 Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title MOST READ Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Letran’s Jerrick Balanza out for season due to brain tumor Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more

Lifesavers sustain impressive run

first_imgAllen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title 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 Angeli Araneta and Ria Meneses contributed 18 and 10 points, respectively, with libero Kath Arado registering 31 digs.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next F2 Logistics also took a winning feeling into the second round after a dominant 25-11, 25-22, 25-17 dismantling of Smart in the second game.Majoy Baron had 11 points off attacks, two blocks and two aces while Kim Fajardo chalked up 29 excellent sets laced with seven hits for the Cargo Movers, who improved to 5-2.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissGenerika-Ayala forged a tie with idle Cignal in fourth spot at 4-3.Patty Orendain led scoring with 22 points while Fiola Ceballos came up with a brilliant all-around effort of 20 points, 13 digs and 13 excellent receptions for the Lifesavers, who gained confidence after bringing down powerhouse F2 in four sets two weeks ago. LATEST STORIES Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Young aces rising Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. F2 Logistics veteran skipper Aby Maraño keeps the ball in play while teammates Kim Fajardo and Kim Dy look on. —AUGUST DELA CRUZGenerika-Ayala closed out the first round on a high note after hammering Cocolife, 26-24, 20-25, 25-17, 25-19, in the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference on Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre.Head coach Sherwin Meneses missed the action, but it didn’t matter as the Lifesavers unleashed their balanced attack to cruise to a fourth straight win.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewcenter_img Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal View comments MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazillast_img read more

Gunmen escape with $4M as another Corentyne businessperson robbed

first_img– employee shotArmed bandits on Saturday morning robbed a Corentyne poultry retailer of more than $4 million in cash and jewellery before escaping on foot after shooting an employee.Injured: Samuel FernandesThis is as bandits continue to wreak havoc on the Corentyne. The incident occurred at about 03:30h at Lot 438 Rose Hall Town.Speaking with this publication, Vanisha Shrikisson related that three men, all masked and carrying guns and knives entered her yard as she was about to leave home for the Port Mourant Market to ply her trade.Reports are that at the time one of the victim’s brothers was in the yard along with three workers. They were all tied with pieces of clothes and placed at the back of the yard while one of the bandits stood guard.According to the businesswoman, the bandits demanded the keys for the house after pouncing on her. “Dem deh a demand ah key, and I tell dem ah going and get the key, but one ah dem start fuh cuff me in me head and I beg dem fuh leff me alone.”At the time of the incident, Shrikisson’s sister-in-law and her seven-month-old baby were in the house. “Ah call n tell she fuh open the door and she open it,” she added.She noted that when the men finally entered the house, they took her to her bedroom and told her to empty a wardrobe, which had $2.5 million, while the other broke into a second bedroom. “He take all the cash I had, wha we sell and all me jewellery,” Shrikisson related. The jewellery is estimated to be in excess of $1.5 million.Meanwhile, Samuel Fernandes, 20, a part-time worker with the businesswoman who arrived late for work, became suspicious after entering the yard. Shortly after entering the yard, the gunmen were leaving and a confrontation occurred between them and Fernandes. During the confrontation, Fernandes managed to pull the mask off one of the gunmen and in retaliation the bandit shot him to his shoulder. He was rushed to the Port Mourant Hospital and was later transferred to the New Amsterdam Hospital, where he remains a patient. Police have since launched an investigation into the incident but up to press time no arrests have been made. Meanwhile, over the past few weeks there have been a series of robberies along the Lower Corentyne, the most daring being the invasion of a house situated opposite the Albion Police Station on March 13. On April 10, a man was killed when bandits invaded his home at Topu. There have also been multiple home invasions at Belvedere, Port Mourant, Ankerville, Hampshire, and Rose Hall Town.last_img read more