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first_imgNational Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu Regine Arocha, who saw action for the Power Smashers in the recent PVL Reinforced and Open Conferences, also hopes to beef up the Lady Chiefs’ bid along with Andrea Marzan, Anne Esguerra, Rhea Ramirez, Necole Ebuen and libero Faye Flores.Leading the Lady Blazers’ charge are Marites Pablo, Angela Enginco, Diane Ventura, Chelsie Umali, Ranya Musa and setter Pauline Cardiente.The tournament also serves as a collegiate preseason build up for the 12 women’s teams and 10 men’s squads.La Salle and St. Benilde open men’s action at 10 a.m., followed by the 1 p.m. match between University of the Philippines and University of Santo Tomas.Ateneo and JRU lead Group A that also includes National University, the winner of the last two collegiate V-League titles. San Sebastian, Lyceum and Far Eastern University round out the group.ADVERTISEMENT Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay Mangulabnan, Mauricio out to pad bike leads Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Joining St. Benilde and Arellano in Group are University of the Philippines, Technological Institute of the Philippines, San Beda and Adamson.The top two teams in each group after the single-round eliminations will advance to the crossover Final Four. The finalists will battle in a best-of-three series. —JASMINE W. PAYOSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The Lady Eagles, who will play minus star setter Jia Morado and key spiker Michelle Morente, kick off their bid versus Jose Rizal University at 6:30 p.m. at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Morado opted to forego her final playing year, while Morente also left Ateneo.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Arellano and St. Benilde clash in the other women’s game featuring two NCAA champions at 4 p.m.Jovielyn Prado banners the Lady Chiefs, who bagged the NCAA crown last season after dethroning the Lady Blazers in the Final Four. Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ View comments MOST READ Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite After losing two vital cogs, Ateneo hopes it still has enough tools for a title run as the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference gets going Saturday.“Like any other team, our goal is to win the championship,” said new Ateneo team captain Bea De Leon. “We’ll just do our best every game.”ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

first_imgLiberia’s football chief Musa Bility has disclosed that Red Lions FC has been placed under new management owing to the management’s decision not to continue its campaign in the CAF Confederation Cup.He told newsmen last Tuesday that the football house has made the decision in consultation with the Ministry of Youth & Sports.Mr. Bility said after reviewing the impact and fine on the country because of Red Lions late financial constraint that could lead to a withdrawal, the LFA has placed the team under its management, while Ministry of Youths and Sports has promised to lobby for funds to ensure the team’s participation in the second round-leg.Youth and Sports Minister Eugene Lenn Nagbe indicated his fullest support to Red Lions and FC BYC which is in compliance to an order given by the Chief Patron of Sports, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.He clarified that the support to the teams will come from sponsorship by business institutions and others.Minister Nagbe said the Red Lions FC and C.S Constantinois’ game will come on as scheduled on Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium at 4:00pm.“We will ensure that the game is played on Friday to save the image of the country, as we learnt the Algerian team will be in the country this week…we will meet the team at the airport, accommodate them and will give our players their per diem,” Minister Nagbe said.Meanwhile, eighty percent (80%) of Fatu FC, which is now called Red Lions FC, was purchased on November 8, 2013 for US$10,000.00.Former President Ansu Dorleh said he regrets the decision of the LFA to place Red Lions under its management, but said negotiation is ongoing with Rockson Colloe, President/CEO of Red Lions-Liberia to find a common ground.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

first_imgAs the New Amsterdam School of Nursing held its 15th biennial graduation ceremony, 117 persons were certified to perform their duties in a more effective manner.The new nurses were admonished to put forward a jovial attitude at work as well as to soar above and beyond the call of duty as the world of work awaits them.This encouragement was given by Alex Foster, the Regional Advisor to the Senior Public Health Minister, as he was given the honour to deliver the feature address at the ceremony.“Each one of you is precious to the fabric that makes up public health … I, therefore, ask that today this be taken seriously, and you put your training into action … and be determined to make a difference,” Foster was quoted as saying in a report filed by the Department of Public Information (DPI).Acting Principal and Senior Tutor of the Nursing School, Oselene Hicken-Paul related that during last year the institution saw massive improvements compared to previous years. Among these was the acquisition of seven full-time tutors and some senior nurses who lecture part-time and ensure that the curriculum is completed. Hicken-Paul also reported that two new classrooms were installed, along with a spanking new student hostel.Among the graduates were 61 Registered Nurses (RNs); 44 Nursing Assistants (NAs) and 12 Midwives. The eight male graduates in the group were acknowledged for their perseverance.Reniska Marks-Warde, a newly-graduated RN, who was the valedictorian for the class of 2018, during her speech, reminded her colleagues of the challenging encounters and the many sacrifices they made. Marks-Warde encouraged her batch, along with those who have completed other programmes, to always be professional in their respective fields.The graduates were later charged by Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) L Johnson to be humble and to always make health and safety their number one priority.For the past two years, the School has conducted training for the Professional Nursing, Nursing Assistant, Post Basic Midwifery and the Single Trade Midwifery programmes.last_img read more

first_imgLast time out, Mikayla Fedderly won in the Junior class, Dane Lucas took the top spot in the Pure Street class, Bruce Romak came out on top in the Bike and Sled category, first in the No Box Class went to Darren Sweeney, and Paul Lavoie won in the Box Class.Races on Saturday and Sunday start at 11 a.m. and run throughout the day.- Advertisement –last_img

first_imgCampbell says when the Liberals were first elected as the provincial government eight years ago; one of party’s priorities was to ensure the Province had a competitive energy sector.He adds that, since then, the energy industry has contributed nearly $40 billion to the province and has resulted in the creation of thousands of jobs.In speaking about further developing various industries, he also addressed the approval process for different projects.Campbell says the provincial government has been working towards having only one set of regulations in place to have a project approved, instead of going through several processes at different levels of government.Advertisement British Columbia needs to take advantage of key foreign markets.That was one focus of Premier Gordon Campbell’s keynote speech at the 2010 Energy Conference in Fort St. John, Wednesday.- Advertisement -Campbell says the Province must ensure its priorities are met both within the Canadian market and overseas markets.[asset|aid=3228|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=260582c2d44a1054bec63e92e4bce5fa-Campbell Energy Conference 1_2_Pub.mp3] The Premier also says it’s important that the Province and the energy sector seize any opportunities that present themselves, including moving into Asian markets.[asset|aid=3229|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=260582c2d44a1054bec63e92e4bce5fa-Campbell Energy Conference 2_1_Pub.mp3] Advertisement [asset|aid=3230|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=260582c2d44a1054bec63e92e4bce5fa-Campbell Energy Conference 3_2_Pub.mp3] The Premier has been in the Northeast over the past two days. On Tuesday, he visited the area around Fort Nelson and was in Fort St. John, Wednesday, where he met with Treaty 8 representatives and participated in the grand opening of the Enerplex.last_img read more

first_imgCUTLER BAY, Fla. – A gunman opened fire on four Miami-Dade County police officers during a traffic stop Thursday, killing one and injuring the other three before fleeing and triggering a manhunt across South Florida. The officers were conducting burglary surveillance when they stopped the man because he was driving a car erratically, police spokeswoman Linda O’Brien said. The man opened fire with a high-powered weapon without warning and fled. It was not immediately clear whether the officers returned fire. TV footage showed several officers briefly surrounding a house, guns drawn, before moving on. Others swept through a grassy area on foot and picked through a garbage truck. Several schools were locked down during the search in Cutler Bay, in suburban Miami. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Authorities were looking for Shawn Sherwin Labeet, 25, who may have been wearing a bulletproof vest.last_img read more

first_img1 Olivier Giroud in action for Arsenal Juventus are lining up a shock move for Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud, claim reports in Italy.The Italian champions have made signing a striker their top priority this summer and will approach Arsenal about Giroud’s availability should they fail to land their number one target Edinson Cavani.Juve face competition from Chelsea for the Paris Saint-Germain striker and the French club will only be interesting in sanctioning a deal that includes Paul Pogba coming to the Parc des Princes. So now, according to Tuttosport, Juventus are exploring other options and are eyeing up an approach for Giroud.Despite going through an inconsistent spell recently, Giroud is still Arsenal’s leading goalscorer this season with 20 goals and remains a key figure at the club.But the French international has managed just two league goals in 2016 and is now second choice behind Danny Welbeck.Giroud’s contract with the Gunners expires in 2018 and Arsenal are unlikely to enter negotiations with any club unless they receive an offer in excess of £30m.last_img read more

first_imgPrimrose with some of her litter collection!Primrose Rankin is a lady on a mission!What started off as an attempt to do a quick clean up along her own road, has turned into a full scale clean-up for Primrose and her grandchildren.A nana with seven grandchildren, Primrose Rankin has spent every spare minute over the last number of weeks cleaning up litter and rubbish dumped by others. “Now that I have started I don’t seem to be able to stop” laughs Primrose Rankin.“When I walk or drive along the road the amount of rubbish is shameful and no-one else seems to see it. I contacted the Council a few weeks ago about getting some help to do a clean-up along our road and I got speaking to one of the girls who gave me the number of the Litter Warden Martin Roarty. Martin contacted me and that’s how I got started.”“I am amazed at some of the things people throw away along the road. For instance, I have picked up a roasting tin, with the spuds still stuck to it. Nappies, underwear, drink tins you name it, and you will find it along the road. One day I found a bag with 80 green beer bottles dumped behind a hedge. I couldn’t believe that someone would do that especially when there is a bottle bank where you can dispose of the bottles free of charge up the road. I just can’t understand the mentality of some people.” Primrose is employed as a carer with Home Instead and finds that even on her way home from work she is stopping along the road to pick up rubbish. “I was coming home the last night and I must have stopped about 15 times to pick up rubbish along the road” laughs Primrose.“This weekend I cleaned from the bottom of Killyclung along Rathdonnell where the school is until I reached Trentagh School, then to Boyles Fish Farm and then from Trentagh School up by Clooncarney to Terhillion and then from Trentagh School the whole way to Kilmacrennan. I collected 31 bags of rubbish. I will contact the Councils Litter Warden and he will arrange to collect this rubbish from me.”Primrose is very grateful for all the support she has received and her greatest support has come from her grandchildren.“I have taken Amyleigh (9), Brooklyn (6) and Kensie (6) out with me on a few occasions and they have been a great help. They can’t understand why people throw rubbish and litter along our roads and Amyleigh passed the remark that even though they are only children, they are cleaning up after adults who should know better. These people who drop rubbish and litter have no shame”.Primrose has no intention of stopping now and will continue on her quest for a cleaner, litter free countryside.Martin Roarty Litter Warden with Donegal County Council has commended the great work that Primrose has done. “The work that Primrose has done over the last few weeks is outstanding. Every time I get a call from Primrose she doesn’t have one or two bags of rubbish for collection but 10, 20 or 30 bags and it is just Primrose and her grandchildren doing the work. She really deserves full credit for all this work”. If you would like to take part in the Big Donegal Clean Up by organising a clean-up in your area contact the Council on 074 91 53900 for more information.DONEGAL WOMAN HAS COME UP SMELLING OF ‘PRIMROSES’ was last modified: April 18th, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalPrimrose Rankinrubbishlast_img read more

first_imgThe winning St Eunans team.St. Eunan’s College and St. Pat’s Keady, Armagh produced an dramatic finish as the Letterkenny team scored a late goal and a point to advance into Ulster semi-Final.A game played in difficult windy and wet conditions in Garvaghey, Tyrone Centre of Excelence produced some great football in a very tight sporting encounter.In the first half St. Pats playing with the strong wind only scored 0 -4 to St. Eunan 1 – 1 and great credit to Matthew Whoriskey for some great saves to deny the fast roving forward line of St. Pats. Oran Brogan and Sean Collum were in control in defence and with the inspiring play of Jack Gallagher as centre half back, the team were able to hold St. Pats at bay. Now with the elements in favour of St.Eunan’s, they should have been in control in the 2nd half.However, at the beginning of the 2nd half St. Eunan’s were rocked back in the 2nd and 4th minutes conceding two early goals and this stage the Armagh boys were in control.Callum Friel scored a point to make it 1 -2 to 2—4 but 2 more points from St. Pat’s gave them a comfortable lead of 2 – 6 to 1—2 with 14 minutes to go. Armagh were now very much now in defensive mode and difficult to break down.Jack Roarty and Noel O’Donnell led the charge and the young boys from Sentry Hill dug deep and slowly edged their way back into match and with points by Jack Alcorn, Jack Roarty and Shane Monaghan. After 28 minutes there was still 4 points in it but a goal by Seimi Breslin (St. Eunan’s ) after a flick by Calvin Aidoo set up a grandstand finish. St . Eunan’s forward Keelan Collier scored a great equaliser from 30 yards after a patient build up by St. Eunan’s to seal a dramatic comeback.In extra time Shane Monaghan scored an early goal for St. St. Eunan’s but St. Pat’s rallied and a great goal by Oisin Grimley squared the match.. St. Eunan’s went ahead as Sean Mc Veigh broke through a number of tackles on the left side to fire home the winning point.St. Eunan’s College now play St. Columb’s Derry in the semi-final next week.Michael Murphy Man of the Match Award: Shane MonaghanSt. Eunan’s College Team: Matthew Whoriskey, Sean Collum, Oran Brogan, Cian Mc Monagle, Conor Hughes, Jack Gallagher, Conal Mc Dermott, Jack Roarty, Noel O’ Donnell, Adam Duncan, Seimi Breslin, Jack Alcorn, Emmet O’ Boyle, Callum Friel, Shane Monaghan, Ben Gallagher, Sean Marsh, Calvin Adoo, Joshua Hay, Adam Callaghan, Ronan Coady, Donnacha Devenney, Conor Cassidy, Peadar Mc Geehan, Keelan Collier, Sean Mc Veigh, Killian Gribben, GAA NEWS: ST EUNANS REACH ULSTER SEMI-FINAL was last modified: April 14th, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:St EunansUlsterlast_img read more

first_imgFrank drove in Drake’s first run with an RBI single in the third inning. The Bulldogs put the game away with a four-run fifth-inning that included an RBI fielder’s choice by Frank, Roemmich’s RBI single and an RBI credited to Newman on an error by Iowa’s shortstop. Live Stats PDF Box Score Illinois State 4/19/2019 – 2 p.m. In the circle, Nicole Newman (Madison, Wis.) and Nicole Timmons (Davenport, Iowa) combined for their third shutout. Timmons started, pitched 3.2 innings, allowed two hits, walked three and struck out three. Newman came on after Timmons allowed a hit and walk with two outs in the fourth inning. Newman, who recorded the win to improve to 18-6, dominated the Hawkeyes with eight strikeouts to just one walk with 11 batters faced in 3.1 innings of work. Watch Live With its victory over Iowa (16-22), Drake (30-13) has recorded 30 or more wins four of the past five seasons as it extended its winning-streak to 16 games. ESPN3 Drake closes its season long homestand with a three-game series against Illinois State, Friday and Saturday. First pitch of Friday’s doubleheader is set for 2 p.m. All three games will be streamed on ESPN3. Print Friendly Versioncenter_img DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University softball team secured its 30th win of the season with a shutout of Iowa, 5-0, Wednesday night at Buel Field. Full Schedule Roster Preview Kennedy Frank (Chesterfield, Mo.), who hit a walkoff grand slam in the Bulldogs’ last win over Loyola, led the scoring attack Wednesday night. Frank went 1-for-3 with two runs batted in, one run scored and one stolen base. Libby Ryan (Mount Vernon, Iowa) had two bunt singles, one stole base and scored one run. Mandi Roemmich (West Des Moines, Iowa) scored twice with one hit and two stolen bases. Abby Buie (Gardner, Kan.) collected one hit and drew one walk. Buie scored once and stole two bases. First pitch was pushed back to 6:30 p.m. after a rainstorm passed through the Des Moines metro area. The game was played in cold, blustery conditions with wind gusts of 25 miles per hour.   Story Links Next Game:last_img read more