Che’Lu draws first blood in Finals

first_img‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Jeff Viernes rallied Che’Lu from 15 points down by pouring 27 of his 34 points in the second half to power the top-seeded Revellers, who took a 1-0 start in the best-of-five series.Viernes also had eight rebounds, three assists, and two steals as Che’Lu laid to waste the all-around performance of Gab Banal, who punched in 24 points, 13 rebounds, and seven assists.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter 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’Game 2 is slated Tuesday.“They simply didn’t want to lose,” said coach Stevenson Tiu of his wards. “No one wanted to back down.” DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Che’Lu Bar and Grill rallied to squeak past Go for Gold, 100-96, to gain a headstart in the 2018 PBA D-League Foundation Cup Finals Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.ADVERTISEMENT Peza offers relief to ecozone firms LATEST STORIES Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs View comments Eze rescues Altas at home In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’center_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Viernes came through with seven of the last eight points of his team, before missing two free throws that left the door open for Go for Gold.But Jai Reyes botched a potential game-tying triple and Chris Bitoon converted a strip at the stripe to ice the game.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal MOST READ Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil 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 awardlast_img read more

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Huskies dominate Blades 6-1

first_imgNext up for Fort St. John is two games next weekend at the North Peace Arena against the North Peace Navigators Saturday and Sunday. The Huskies have yet to beat the Navigators so far this season. “Defensively we played pretty good. We kept all of the shots to the outside and gave our goaltender a good chance,” he explains. “Aside from a blemish with less than a minute to go we played pretty solid that way tonight. If anything we were a little sloppy in the neutral zone and we didn’t have that high energy we are accustom to seeing.”Scoring in order for the Huskies were Shane Rutherford, Jordan Harder, Jordan Harder, Cayle Bell, Lien Miller-Jeannotte, and Cole Calliou.Final shots were 40-16 in favour of Fort St. John.The schedule gets tough for the Huskies from here until the end of the regular season. Eight of their next ten games come against teams in the upper half of the league standings.Advertisement The Huskies opened the scoring just over a minute into the game as Shane Rutherford found the back of the net. The Huskies added a second goal in the period to lead 2-0 after 20 minutes.Fort St. John continued with the pressure in the second period. They controlled the pace during the frame and added another two goals to lead 4-0 heading into the third period.With the game well in hand the third period had a slow start, but the Huskies once again scored twice, but the Blades would spoil the shutout bid for Travis McLean as they made their way onto the score board with just 41 seconds left in the game.- Advertisement -Assistant Coach Todd Alexander says he expected the game to have less polish than usual given the teams have been out of action for nearly two weeks with the break.“It was the first game after the Christmas break so it was a little sloppy and the pace was a little bit slower than what we’ve been accustom to seeing the last few months here. It was a good game to bump the rust off.” He says.The team did a great job defensively limiting the shots for the Blades as they registered only 16 shots in the game. Alexander was satisfied with how the Huskies played in their own zone, with the exception of a lapse late in the third period.Advertisementlast_img read more

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Ohio St. takes care of Big 10 business

first_imgThe sixth-ranked Gators finished off three routs in three days, beating Arkansas 77-56 to claim their third straight SEC tournament championship. ACC North Carolina is young, deep, talented – and hardly without flaws. But by winning their first Atlantic Coast Conference tournament title since 1998 with an 89-80 victory over North Carolina State, the eighth-ranked Tar Heels clearly re-established themselves as a force in the NCAA tournament. “We are gifted,” coach Roy Williams said. “For these three days, we came together and played pretty doggone well.” 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The Buckeyes then learned they have the top seed in the South regional and will face Central Connecticut State on Thursday in Lexington, Ky. Wisconsin got the second seed in the Midwest and a matchup with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Friday at the United Center. Greg Oden finished with 12 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks after playing just six minutes in the first half against the Badgers, but Conley and Lewis did enough to lift Ohio State (30-3) to its 17th straight victory. Ohio State won the Big Ten tournament. Now, the No. 1 Buckeyes can focus on the big prize. Mike Conley scored 18 points, Ron Lewis added 17, and the Buckeyes beat No. 3 Wisconsin 66-49 Sunday to win their second tournament title. center_img Big 12 Sherron Collins scored 20 points and No. 2 Kansas rallied after another stellar start by Texas’ Kevin Durant to beat the 15th-ranked Longhorns 88-84 in overtime and claim its second consecutive Big 12 title. Durant, the Big 12 player of the year, matched his career high with 37 points but took only two shots in overtime and did not score. SEC For all those who thought Florida looked vulnerable at the end of the regular season, the Gators sent an emphatic message in the Southeastern Conference tournament: The defending national champions are doing just fine. last_img read more

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Third annual Fort St. John Loves Families starts Saturday

first_imgAs part of the event, there will be a variety of promotions  and events held throughout the city.Among the events being held are an Ipad workshop on Saturday October 5 from 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the School District 60 board office that aims to show the device is more than just a toy, and a free public skate the following day at the Pomeroy Sport Centre from noon until 5 p.m.A complete overview of the week’s scheduled promotions and events can be seen by clicking here.- Advertisement –last_img read more

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Senegal look to halt Sakho’s West Ham return over ‘lack of respect’

first_img West Ham United striker Diafra Sakho 1 Senegal officials are planning to stop West Ham playing Diafra Sakho during the African Cup of Nations and have accused the east London club of showing a ‘lack of respect’ over his withdrawal.The African side are fuming that the Hammers top goalscorer has been pulled out of the squad at the final minute but are not prepared to let the issue drop and are reporting the matter to the FA and FIFA.Sam Allardyce was not prepared to let his top goalscorer travel on a plane to Africa after he suffered a recurrence of a back injury against West Brom on New Years Day.The talented forward has gone for scans to assess the damage and the West Ham manager expects him to face a few weeks on the sidelines.But Senegal’s Football Federation president Augustin Senghor wants to ensure that the player does not make a speedy recovery and plays while the tournament is taking place.Senghor told the Senegal Press Agency: “We’re going to FIFA and the English FA.“Obviously, West Ham have shown a lack of respect in waiting until the last minute before alerting us to Sakho’s unavailability for six weeks and even his inability to travel by plane to come and join the squad.”The African Cup of Nations starts on January 17 and runs until February 8.last_img read more

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14 JOBS LOST AS GAOTH DOBHAIR COMPANY ANNOUNCES CLOSURE

first_imgPearse Doherty: Expressed sadness at job lossesSinn Féin Deputy Pearse Doherty has expressed his sadness at the news that Gweedore based company ‘Nuance’ is to close next month with the loss of some fourteen jobs.“This shock announcement by Nuance will come as a huge shock to all the workers at the company who have no doubt been dealt a huge blow as a result of this devastating news today,” he said.“The confirmation that the local Nuance outlet is set to go out of business in the coming weeks is also a massive loss to Gweedore and to the surrounding areas, and will have a negative impact on the economic landscape in this part of Donegal. “On what was otherwise a fantastic day on the jobs front, what with the announcement by Randox that it is to expand its operations in Dungloe, this decision by Nuance has caused great sadness, particularly to the workers and their families.“I would appeal to Údarás na Gaeltachta to do all it can to ensure that these jobs can be saved, and I now call on the authority to explore every possible avenue which could possibly see these workers being redeployed to different companies which receive Údarás support.” 14 JOBS LOST AS GAOTH DOBHAIR COMPANY ANNOUNCES CLOSURE was last modified: October 20th, 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:Gaoth Dobhairjob losses?Nuancelast_img read more

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SOCCER NEWS: WIN A SIGNED STEVEN GERRARD JERSEY AT THE LAGAN HARPS QUIZ

first_imgYou could win a Liverpool jersey signed by Steven Gerrard at the Lagan Harps Quiz.Lagan Harps FCOur u/16’s and u/14’s were in action over the weekend.Our u/14’s lost 6-2 to Raphoe Town, with Tony Gallagher scoring both goals. Our u/16’s lost 4-1 to Castlefin Celtic with Ciaran Daffan scoring.Our u/12’s are involved in the National cup next Saturday when they travel to Monaghan to play Carrick Rovers.In our weekly lotto the numbers drawn were 1,10,16 and 17. Seven people had two numbers with Ned Gibson drawn out and winning E50.Lagan Harps Quiz, Raffle and Auction. The club is holding their second annual fundraiser in the Mount Errigal on Saturday 25th October commencing at 9.00pm.There is an entry fee of E10 which includes participating in the quiz and the dancing afterwards.Like last year the raffle and auction is open to just the people attending on the night.Items include a signed jersey by Stephen Gerard, signed Liverpool photo, concert tickets and much more. Quiz prizes include flat screen Tv’s. All welcome,SOCCER NEWS: WIN A SIGNED STEVEN GERRARD JERSEY AT THE LAGAN HARPS QUIZ was last modified: October 13th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare 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:Lagan Harps FCNoticessoccerSportlast_img read more

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Man United and Chelsea get boost as Napoli ‘snub’ £62million bid from Barcelona

first_img revealed 1 Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion latest The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos whoops Most Popular Football Stories gameday cracker BEST OF center_img Koulibaly has been consistently linked with Chelsea over the last few seasons but has so far remained committed to Napoli.Manchester United are also monitoring the 27-year-old closely, with Jose Mourinho keen on strengthening his defence ahead of the January transfer window.However Napoli are not keen on selling and, according to Gazzetta dello Sport, they have rejected Barcelona’s opening £62million offer.Koulibaly uses Napoli team-mate to defend against Kylian Mbappe Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City LATEST RANKED SORRY Kalidou Koulibaly in action for Napoli Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Manchester United and Chelsea have been given a boost with the news Napoli have snubbed Barcelona’s £62million offer for transfer target Kalidou Koulibaly, according to reports in Italy.The in-demand Senegal international is hugely admired across Europe after a string of impressive performances for the Serie A giants. scrap tense Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? President Aurelio De Laurentiis has insisted they will not listen to any offers for their star man, who only signed a contract extension with the club back in September.last_img read more

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Despite many potential fits, the Giants have left this role vacant since July

first_imgSCOTTSDALE, Ariz.–When the Giants traded Cory Gearrin to the Texas Rangers last July, they lost more than just a veteran reliever.The move also left them without a union representative.Seven months after the Giants sent Gearrin to Texas in a cost-cutting deal, the position he once held remains vacant.Gearrin took over for longtime rep Matt Cain last spring as the frontman for the Giants with the Major League Baseball Players Association and was always willing to discuss various issues around …last_img read more

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72 days that shaped South Africa (6)

first_imgJust how “miraculous” was South Africa’s transition from apartheid to democracy? How close did the country really come to civil war?Check out our press clipping snapshots of the 72 days leading up to Nelson Mandela’s inauguration as SA’s first democratically elected President – and see how heavily the odds were stacked against “the rainbow nation”.4 APRIL 1994Top 4 summit on FridayAfrican National Congress leader Mr Nelson Mandela said yesterday he would meet State President De Klerk, Inkatha Freedom party head, Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi, and Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini for a peace summit on Friday.The Citizen, Monday 4 April 1994Oz rugby side cancels visit to DurbanPolitical violence in Natal has prompted New South Wales rugby officials to cancel the Waratahs’ visit to Durban for a Super Seven match later this month.The Citizen, Monday 4 April 19945 APRIL 1994Mediation efforts run into troubleInternational mediation has run into difficulties before its scheduled start this week, with the ANC and Inkatha Freedom Party unable to agree on the terms of reference.While the ANC the mediators would now decide on the terms of reference, both former British foreign secretary Lord Carrington and former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger, who have been named as mediators, said they would not coming to SA until the parties had agreed on the terms of reference.Business Day, Tuesday 5 April 1994Stockpile mania grips shoppersPre-election stockpiling of non-perishables has spread countrywide, despite Eskom assurances that there was no chance of a nationwide black-out over the election period.Although it was difficult to separate the normal Easter rush from panic buying ahead of the three-day poll on April 26, 27 and 28, long queues and rapidly emptying shelves have been reported at stores throughout the Pretoria-Witwatersrand.In the Western Cape, stores reported that candles, blankets, black plastic bags, canned foods and dry foods such as mealie meal and rice had disappeared from supermarket shelves as quickly as they came in.The Star, Tuesday 5 April 19946 APRIL 1994KwaZulu vote shockWith only three weeks before South Africans cast their votes, a joint committee consisting of the Independent Electoral Commission, KwaZulu and the SA Government has concluded that elections would be impossible in KwaZulu under present conditions.The Star, Wednesday 6 April 19947 APRIL 1994No KwaZulu election delay, say Govt, ANCSouth Africa’s first all-race election will take place as scheduled throughout the country, including KwaZulu/Natal, the Government and the ANC said yesterday.The Star, Thursday 7 April 1994Dozens injured in riot sparked by ‘prank’A “highly irresponsible” prank by a warder at Johannesburg Prison early yesterday led to a riot by 1 000 prisoners, in which dozens were injured. Prisoners set fire to their cells after a warder fired teargas at a colleague in a watchtower on the boundary of the prison grounds at 2am. However, the canister exploded in a ditch and the gas blew into the cells of about 600 sleeping prisoners.Business Day, Thursday 7 April 19948 APRIL 1994Crunch KwaZulu summitThe four-way summit aimed at accommodating the Zulu monarchy goes ahead as planned today as hopes soar that an all-inclusive agreement will be reached.The meeting is between African National Congress president Mr Nelson Mandela, King Goodwill Zwelithini, State President FW de Klerk and Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi, chief minister of KwaZulu.The venue of the meeting is a closely kept secret, with journalists accredited to cover the summit having been advised only to assemble at a military airbase outside Pretoria.Sowetan, Friday 8 April 1994Clash of the television titansOn one side is the Father of the Nation: regal, statesman-like and almost saintly. The problem is, though, that he talks at the measured and pedantic pace of a provincial schoolmaster, and is stiff and uncomfortable on television.On the other side is a sharp and incisive debater, well honed by decades of parliamentary experience. The problem is, though, that his opponent carries the aura of sanctitude and that his own newly acquired good-ol’-boy affability does not always ring quite true.Next Thursday’s presidential debate between Nelson Mandela and FW de Klerk will be the country’s first full-throttle sally into American-style television campaigning.Weekly Mail & Guardian, Friday 8 April 19949 APRIL 1994TEC gives assurance to civil servantsThe Transitional Executive Council has assured all public servants that their jobs, salaries and pensions are guaranteed by the new consitution, which comes into effect on April 27.The TEC said yesterday it was aware of increasing concern among public servants, including members of the security forces, about their futures, pensions and salaries.Citizen, Saturday 9 April 199410 APRIL 1994Royal flush beats ANC aceA desperate attempt by ANC leader Nelson Mandela to persuade Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini to support peaceful elections in Natal was torpedoed at this week’s crisis summit by Inkatha president Mangosuthu Buthelezi.Mr Mandela played what he had hoped would be his ace card by offering King Goodwill powers as a constitutional monarch with sway over the whole Natal province.But Chief Buthelezi scuppered the proposal by insisting the offer could not be considered unless all Inkatha’s other concerns were handled at the same time.Sunday Times, Sunday 10 April 1994The story continued …1 – 6 March 19947 – 13 March 199414 – 20 March 199421 – 27 March 199428 March – 3 April 19944 – 10 April 199411 – 17 April 199418 – 24 April 199425 April – 1 May 19942 – 8 May 19949 – 11 May 1994Research, photos: Ndaba DlaminiWould you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? 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