Young Lady Bulldogs show bite against seasoned Lady Spikers

first_imgWill you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title With support of teammates, Mary Ann Mendrez pushes past pain to deliver for UE LATEST STORIES Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra “We never thought that we were facing the defending champions, we just told ourselves that we will do our part and that is giving it our all during the game,” said Princess Robles in Filipino Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Center.“What we told ourselves is that we can win.”The Lady Bulldogs managed to steal a 25-20 win in the second set and gave the Lady Spikers all they could handle the rest of the way.La Salle committed a combined 23 service errors in its first two games but had 14 against NU.Lady Spikers head coach Ramil De Jesus lamented his team’s performance against the Lady Bulldogs, likening his team’s miscues to airball free throws in basketball.ADVERTISEMENT The Lady Spikers’ first matchup against National University in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament saw a young Lady Bulldogs squad nearly upset the defending champion.La Salle escaped with a 25-10, 20-25, 27-25, 25-22 triumph, but the Lady Bulldogs made sure they got a big bite out of the Lady Spikers’ spirits.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsREAD: UAAP: La Salle survives NU to keep unbeaten record aliveNU, which has nine players who have yet to reach their third year in college, was unfazed by La Salle’s resume and was simply determined to put up a hell of a fight. Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title MANILA, Philippines—What most thought would be an easy cruise for De La Salle turned into must-see TV.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 View comments Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying As for Robles, though, their inspiring fight against the Lady Spikers would serve as a jump off point for bigger things.“This was important for us and it was an awesome feeling,” said Robles who finished with 18 points. “It’s like my teammates and I were motivated to step up so we would be better for next game.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazillast_img read more

Who Gets Crowned Today?

first_imgSenators of the 3rd Legislature go to the poll today to elect a new President Pro Tempore, replacing former Grand Bassa County Senator Gbehzohngar Findley who was defeated in the Special Senatorial Election last December.It is, however, not clear whether Senators Varney Sherman (Grand Cape Mt.) and Morris Saytumah (Bomi) whose injunction orders were last Tuesday cleared by the Supreme Court, will be eligible to vote in today’s poll.According to sources within the Senate secretariat, the two cleared Senators will first have to be seated through procedures as did their newly inducted colleagues.   According to Section 3, Rule 19 of the Senate Rule, in case of removal of the President Pro Tempore, the Senate shall elect a successor in keeping with several procedures, such as announcing the vacancy of the position.Following that, an election shall be held in plenary within the period of 30 calendar days, allowing interested Senators to declare their intentions in writing to the plenary through the Secretary of the Senate not later than 20 calendar days from the date of the announcement of the vacancy…, and said letters circulated to all members of the Senate not later than five calendar days prior to the date of the election.The winner of today’s poll will serve as Pro Tempore until the 2017 General and Presidential Elections.    According to the first of five guidelines prepared by an Ad Hoc Committee set up recently for today’s election, all duly seated Senators who apply to participate in the elections for Pro Tempore and Statutory (Leadership) Committees are eligible to contest any vacant leadership position in the Liberian Senate; provided however, that each intending Senator shall have the required three years for said post.The five-member committee headed by the acting chair on Rules, Order & Administration Senator George T. Tengbeh, also stated in the guidelines that “any Senator serving on the Leadership of the Liberian Senate who makes an application for a vacant elective position shall be deemed to have resigned his/her chairmanship position.”Generally, according to the guidelines, elections for all vacancies that may be created for chairpersons in the Leadership Committee shall be held within a week following the induction of the President Pro Tempore.On the prescribed date for elections to leadership positions, aspirants for available positions shall be required to make a ten-minute presentation in the case of the President Pro Tempore and a five minute presentation in the case of a chairperson of a Leadership committee to the plenary of the Liberian Senate, guidelines rule four stated.The President Pro Tempore of the Senate is elected for a period of six years, while chairs of Leadership Committees are elected for three years; which also affects those appointed on non-Leadership committees as chairs.Of the three contenders for the position of Pro Tempore, only Senator Oscar Cooper is chairing a Standing committee which is Public Works; Senator Armah Zolu Jallah chairs the Leadership committee on Internal Affairs, Governance & Reconciliation, while Senator Joseph Nagbe chairs the Leadership Committee on Judiciary.In the event that one of the two leadership committee chairs wins, his post will be out for grabs together with those of the Committee on Executive, vacated by former Senator Clarice Jah; the committee on Rules, Order & Administration formerly chaired by ousted Bomi Senator Lahai G. Lansanah, and the prestigious Leadership committee on Ways, Means, Finance & Budget, once occupied by former Lofa County Senator Sumo Kupee.Members of the Ad Hoc Guidelines Committee include Senators Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence, Jewel Howard-Taylor, J. Gbleh-bo Brown, Matthew N. Jaye, and George T. Tengbeh.The President of the Senate, Vice President Joseph N. Boakai who since the 4th session of the Senate has always presided, will again preside over today’s proceedings which will have only one agenda item: election of the President Pro Tempore. However, the Secretary will conduct the poll in the event the President of the Senate is not available.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more