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  • Stanley Pringle difference maker for struggling NorthPort

    first_imgRashad Woods may be the import but Stanley Pringle remains as NorthPort’s most important player.ADVERTISEMENT Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown “Of course, it would have been a lot different because even if we had a lot of injuries but if Stanley was there it helps me a lot also,” Woods said of Pringle, who finished with 26 points and seven assists in a 118-101 win over Columbian.The Batang Pier’s hopes of making the playoffs are bleak at 1-6 but Woods stays positive especially after the team got a much-needed shot in the arm.“[This win] just shows that we’re not a team that will lose every game and it can help us with our confidence. Confidence is all we need right now,” said Woods, who struggled with only 13 points on 5-of-14 shooting from the field and 10 rebounds.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 Yeng at heart: Guiao opens up on Gilas, Congress Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum It showed the moment Pringle came back after missing the first three games of the conference.Minus Pringle, the Batang Pier lost by an average of 24.6 points in their first three games, including a 41-point beating at the hands of the Phoenix Fuel Masters last August 26.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 ChrissAnd though NorthPort also dropped its next three outings with Pringle back in tow, the narrow defeats against Barangay Ginebra, Blackwater and TNT could’ve gone either way.In fact, Woods feels that if Pringle had been around for the Batang Pier at the start of the Governors’ Cup, the team wouldn’t be near the bottom of the standings with only one win to show. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal LATEST STORIES Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View commentslast_img read more

  • GCA fixtures postponed

    first_imgThe currently ongoing GCA cricket matches that were scheduled to take place on Saturday September 8, and Sunday September 9, 2018 have been postponed.These fixtures include one semi-final match of the GISE Star Party Rental and Trophy Stall tournament between UG Trojans and the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC), and the other such match between Police and GNIC. The matches cannot be played because the Eve Leary Sport Complex Ground is not properly prepared, and no ground is currently available; thus the postponement has been inevitable until the coming week.All other matches in the Noble House Seafoods and V Net Under-13 tournament, slated for Saturday and Sunday, are also to be rescheduled.last_img

  • Mickelson ready for new challenge

    first_imgPhil Mickelson is so enthused about how well he is hitting the ball that he was looking forward to tough, windy conditions along the ocean Friday at Pebble Beach. He didn’t get what he wanted, and had few complaints. Sutherland thought briefly about the course record of 62 at Spyglass, just long enough to snap-hook his 3-wood into the trees and out of play on the par-5 seventh. He reloaded with a two-stroke penalty, reached the green in two, escaped with a bogey and didn’t let one bad hole take away from his round. “Spyglass is one of my favorite courses in the world,” said Sutherland, who has played it countless times dating to his amateur days in Northern California. “I’d rather play there than Pebble Beach. But a 63 was not the score I was thinking about when I teed off.” Sutherland plays his best golf on the West Coast – his only victory was the 2001 Accenture Match Play Championship at La Costa – and was in the final group two weeks ago at Torrey Pines until he finished in a tie for 14th. “I’m very much aware I need to make a lot more birdies,” Sutherland said with a smile. Davis Love III made a quiet climb into contention with a 67 at Pebble Beach, but perhaps the biggest surprise came from the group behind Mickelson – 57-year-old Tom Watson, playing this tournament for the last time. Watson finished with a 68, leaving him six shots behind at 6-under 138. Allianz Champ. Craig Stadler eagled the par-5 18th hole for a 9-under 63 and a one-stroke lead, while Nick Price shot a 71 in his first Champions Tour round in Boca Raton, Fla. Mark James was second after a bogey-free 64. Andy Bean opened with a 66, and Tom Kite, Morris Hatalsky, John Harris and Bobby Wadkins shot 67s. Jay Haas and Loren Roberts were in a group at 68. Australian Masters South Korea’s Ahn Sun-ju shot a 4-under 68 to take a one-stroke lead after the second round in Gold Coast, Australia. The 19-year-old Ahn had a 12-under 132 total on the Royal Pines course. Australia’s Michelle Ellis was second after a 66. American Cristi Kerr, making her first start of the year, was 6 under after her second straight 69. Five-time champion Karrie Webb, coming off a victory last week in the Women’s Australian Open, was 5 under after a 68. Natalie Gulbis (73) was 2 under. Malaysian Open Thailand’s Chinarat Phadungsil shot a 5-under 67 to take the clubhouse lead during the rain-disrupted second round in Kuala Lumpur. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Mickelson only had to cope with the cold and rain – but not much wind – and that helped him sail to a 5-under 67 and a share of the lead with Jim Furyk at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. “It was a good day. We got a pretty good draw,” Mickelson said. “It was a little windy the last three or four holes, but I’m not going to complain. We had a great day to take advantage of scoring.” center_img He had chances to score even lower, but three straight birdies on the back nine at tame Pebble Beach, and a simple up-and-down for birdie on the par-5 18th enabled him to catch Furyk and reach 12-under 132. Furyk also was pleased to see the flags drooping instead of flapping when he arrived at Poppy Hills, especially after seeing a forecast of 15 mph wind and heavy rain. The rain was brief and light, and he birdied all but one of the par 5s on his way to a 65. “I think we got out of it pretty good today,” Furyk said. “Hoping for the same tomorrow.” That gave the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am a good 1-2 punch at the top from the two highest-ranked players in the field. Furyk (No. 2) and Mickelson (No. 6) had a three-shot lead over rookie and Long Beach State alum John Mallinger, and Kevin Sutherland, who turned in the best round of the dreary afternoon by firing off 10 birdies for a 63 at Spyglass Hill. last_img read more

  • Liverpool’s Mane has surgery on hand injury

    first_img0Shares0000Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, pictured October 7, 2018, has a number of concerns ahead of his team’s return to Premeir League action, with doubts over some of the players © AFP/File / Paul ELLISLONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 17 – Liverpool said on Wednesday that forward Sadio Mane had undergone successful surgery on a hand injury he sustained while on international duty with Senegal.Jurgen Klopp has a number of concerns ahead of his team’s return to Premier League action against Huddersfield on Saturday, with doubts over forward Mohamed Salah and midfielder Naby Keita. Defender Virgil van Dijk has been playing despite a rib problem. “Mane’s recovery will be monitored over the next couple of days ahead of the Reds’ return to action at Huddersfield Town on Saturday,” said a statement on Liverpool’s website.Keita had to be piggy-backed off the field by a Guinean teammate on Tuesday after hurting a hamstring against Rwanda while Salah suffered a thigh problem while on duty with Egypt.Liverpool are level on 20 points at the top of the Premier League with Manchester City and Chelsea but have gone four games without a win in all competitions.Mane, 26, started the season brightly but has not scored for Liverpool since September 1.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

  • SEÁN-NÓS SINGER DOMINIC JOINS STRING QUINTET FOR GLENVEAGH RECITAL THIS EVENING

    first_imgAcclaimed Seán-Nós singer Dominic Mac Giolla Bhríde will perform alongside Donegal Camerata String Quintet this evening in a magical Bank Holiday recital at Glenveagh.The Gaoth Dobhair composer blends traditional Irish songs with Classical arrangement for the early evening performance at the Auditorium of the Visitor Centre.The award-winning singer said:”I’ve arranged new melodies for some of the Irish songs as the music had been lost. There are different forms of Seán-Nós and different tempo so it’s been really good to bring the songs back. The melodies were simply lost through time. “I’ve worked with Donegal Camerata on my CD, Smúidghealach, and it’s always a good collaboration working with them.”Dominic studied music at university and now works as a full-time musician.He has released four highly commended CDs, Saol na Suáilce (solo CD), Siansaí (choir CD), Guaillimh a’ chéile (CD with Scottish sean-nós singer Griogair Labhruidh) and Smúidghealach (CD with arrangements for string quintet, clarinet and uilleann pipes.He is the director of three sean-nós choirs, Cór Thaobh a’ Leithid from Donegal, which he founded, a Belfast based choir – Cór Loch Laoi and a choir based in Castlwellan.In 2009 he won the prestigious Corn Uí Riada, the highest accolade in Ireland for sean-nós singers. The Programme for this evening:Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart • Divertimento in F Major, K. 138/125cPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky • Andante Cantabile Op. 11Derek Ball (b.1949) • O’Carolan in Love (2011)Louis Laporte • Interme`de-pizzicato for string quintet Doimnic Mac Giolla Bhride with members of Donegal CamerataCaisleán na Finne; Seán Ó Duibhir a’ Ghleanna; Síle Bhán Ní Shléibhín; Iníon an Bhaoiligh; Máire Bhruinneal; Slán don leabharTICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR FOR THE PERFORMANCESEÁN-NÓS SINGER DOMINIC JOINS STRING QUINTET FOR GLENVEAGH RECITAL THIS EVENING was last modified: June 1st, 2015 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:GlenveaghSeán-Nós singer Dominic Mac Giolla Bhrídestring quintetlast_img

  • TAXPAYERS’ LEFT WITH €15,000 ‘PARKING’ BILL AFTER BROTHERS FALL-OUT OVER SLURRY TANKER

    first_imgTAXPAYERS have been left to pay a €15,000 ‘parking’ fee after a dispute between two Co Donegal brothers over a slurry tanker.Letterkenny District Civil Court heard how Jeffrey McKinney and his brother Brian had fallen out over the ownership of the tanker.But when Jeffrey McKinney broke into the farmyard of Brian’s home and took the tanker a theft complaint was made to gardaí. Detectives seized the Belmac 2100 tanker and it has been in a private compound yard since, costing gardaí €15,000 in fees.Garda Darren Carter told the court that he responded to a report of a theft from Brian McKinney’s home at Knockbrack outside Letterkenny on April 8 last year.Brian McKinney was away working in Scotland but his wife and brother-in-law reported that a padlock on a gate to the farmyard had been cut. He said a tractor and a car parked in front of the slurry tanker had been moved and the tanker was missing. Other pieces of equipment were also reported missing including a Honda generator and some saws.Garda Carter said Detective Tom Kilcoyne was asked to help the investigation and the detective later stopped Jeffrey McKinney towing the slurry tanker using a New Holland tractor loaned to him by Drumkeen farmer Norman Woods.He said Jeffrey McKinney claimed ownership of the tanker; however gardaí had been forced to seize the item while an investigation was carried out.He said he subsequently interviewed Brian McKinney who said he had paid for the tanker and produced a receipt to prove it.Jeffrey McKinney told Judge Paul Kelly during the court hearing into the case that he had paid half of the original €8,000 cost of the tanker. He said he had sold cattle to do so.He also claimed his brother Brian had told him that if he settled a €3k repair bill later he could keep the slurry tanker. He also produced a hand-written letter which he claimed was signed by Brian in which the ownership was jointly agreed.But Brian McKinney told the judge this wasn’t the case, insisting he had purchased the tanker. He said he was the rightful owner of the tanker.He also said the hand-written letter produced in court was a forgery.Judge Paul Kelly agreed, noting that letter produced in court was clearly a photocopy as there were no indentation marks on the paper and the punch-holes in the paper were also copied.The judge said Jeffrey McKinney had believed it was “perfectly acceptable to take the law into his own hands” by taking the tanker in the first place.He said Jeffrey McKinney could have gone to court to claim ownership in the first place. He said his story had “no credibility” and he ordered that the slurry tanker should be returned to Brian McKinney.Inspector Goretti Sheridan asked that the tanker be collected from the compound where it was being kept “today if possible as it’s costing us a fortune”.Judge Kelly asked how much storing the tanker had cost the State.“It has already cost us €15,000 and we want rid of it as soon as possible,” added the inspector.TAXPAYERS’ LEFT WITH €15,000 ‘PARKING’ BILL AFTER BROTHERS FALL-OUT OVER SLURRY TANKER was last modified: July 8th, 2016 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:BROTHERScourtKNOCKBRACKletterkennyslurry tankerlast_img read more

  • USL REPORT: LETTERKENNY PRODUCE STUNNING COMEBACK TO EARN A POINT

    first_imgLETTERKENNY ROVERS 4 DERRY CITY 4Letterkenny Rovers and Derry City Reserves were involved in an absolutely thriller in tonight’s USL clash between the sides at Leckview.  Letterkenny came from 4-1 down to produce a stunning comeback and earn a point against a youthful Derry city side. The men from Derry produced some fantastic football and the slick surface at Leckview suited their expansive passing game.Derry looked on course for a comfortable win but Letterkenny have been on a fantastic run of form of late and refused to give in.Darren Mc Elwaine again showed his class with two goals. Considering he sustained a serious injury last season his form this season has been nothing short of staggering.Oisin Mc Menamin and Anthony Doherty got the other goals for Rovers to rescue a point for Trevor Scanlon’s men. This game was a fantastic advert for Intermediate football in the with top class performances on show from both sides. USL REPORT: LETTERKENNY PRODUCE STUNNING COMEBACK TO EARN A POINT was last modified: September 4th, 2013 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:Derry City ResLetterkenny RoversnewssoccerSportUSLlast_img read more

  • TABLE QUIZ FUNDRAISER FOR ST EUNAN’S 4 FÉILE TEAMS

    first_imgSt Eunan’s GAA Club will host a Féile fundraising Table Quiz this Saturday Night, March 28th in the newly refurbished club house at O’Donnell Park at 9pm.The club is fielding teams in girls and boys Football, Camogie and Hurling for Féile 2015.Teams of 4 for €20 are welcome this Saturday and all support will be greatly appreciated. If you haven’t been out to the Clubhouse since it was redecorated, why not come out and show your support for these youngsters who will represent the club on the national stage in June. TABLE QUIZ FUNDRAISER FOR ST EUNAN’S 4 FÉILE TEAMS was last modified: March 23rd, 2015 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:FeilefundraiserO’Donnell ParkSt Eunan’s GAAlast_img read more

  • ‘I’m convinced he’s a superstar’ – Arsenal fans adore ‘standout’ summer signing

    first_imgMatteo Guendouzi has been stand out for me so far, playing in between the two CBs when we have the ball playing very well so far— Arsenal Fans of Harrow 🔴⚪️🔴⚪️ (@ArsenalHarrow) July 26, 2018 2 We’re 2 minutes and 2 touches into preseason and I’m already convinced Guendouzi is going to be a superstar.— TFN (@TheFalseNein) July 26, 2018 Guendouzi looks like he could do a job for us immediately #arsenal— Kwikky’s left foot (@fit_kwik_) July 26, 2018 Latest Arsenal news Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? possible standings Guendouzi looks so comfy on the ball. Our scouts are on another level— ©A®Di (@cardie_213) July 26, 2018 smart causal How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures However, he has caught the eye in pre-season, leading to suggestions there may be a role for the youngster in Unai Emery’s first-team.One of Guendouzi’s best performances came on Thursday afternoon, when he started and played 75 minutes of Arsenal’s International Champions Cup match against Atletico Madrid. England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won REVEALED NEW ERA 2 The 19-year-old showed off his talents at the base of the north Londoners’ midfield, and his performance was widely praised on social media.We collected some of the best reaction to Guendouzi’s showing, and you can see the tweets below… LATEST The kind of ball ⚽️ distribution with Matteo Guendouzi is impressing and outstanding 👏🏿👏🏿👏🏿 @Arsenal @IntChampionsCup @premierleague— Bobby Vj™ (@BobbyVjoe) July 26, 2018 Guendouzi is already twice the player Elneny will ever be. Has some serious layers to his game— Woz 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 (@wozthegooner) July 26, 2018 targets Emery was appointed Arsenal manager earlier this year center_img It’s shaping up to be a rather exciting season for those involved with Arsenal.The north London club have a new manager for the first time in 22 years, and Unai Emery has moved quickly in the transfer market to strengthen a playing squad that was, under Arsene Wenger, by far the weakest in the top six. I can see Guendouzi having a big involvement this season. I feel like he’s a player Wenger would have loved.— Will (@Cescy_ftbl) July 26, 2018 What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas The signings of Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Bernd Leno and Lucas Torreira were all completed to improve Arsenal’s first-team, but, if pre-season is anything to go by, it could be a different summer arrival who makes the biggest impact at the Emirates this season.Matteo Guendouzi, the France Under-20 midfielder, was brought to north London from Lorient with the expectation he would take a place in Arsenal’s Under-23 team. Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won gameday cracker Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Guendouzi only cost us £8m? wow, it’s fair to say he’s already the best midfielder on the planet— P🎒 (@RedLacazette) July 26, 2018 Guendouzi > Xhaka— Afiq Type R (@AaafiqR) July 26, 2018 silverware Guendouzi looks some player. Asking for the ball when 3 Ateltico Madrid players are pressing and trying to win the ball of him. Receives the ball and draws the foul. So brave and so composed on the ball. Very nice distribution too.— LTArsenal™ (@ltarsenal) July 26, 2018 Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Guendouzi impressed during the ICC fixture v Atletico REVEALED We have got a better david luiz for 7m… Guendouzi is the future— omar jobe (@omarjob13430724) July 26, 2018 Guendouzi what a find. A player to watch out for. Great business by Arsenal— P™ (@Cechque) July 26, 2018 Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? BIG PRESENTS UP TOP it’s not just the hair, but something about the way Guendouzi moves reminds me of David Luiz when he plays in midfield. Repeat: not just the hair.— Pablo Seshcobar (@_socoamaretto) July 26, 2018last_img read more

  • West Ham rocked as star summer signing set for six month injury lay-off

    first_imgWith no players around him, fears about the severity of his injury were instantly heightened and have now been confirmed by the club.A statement on the club’s website from Head of Medical Services Richard Collinge said: “Andriy’s operation went well and we will now work hard to support him throughout the rehabilitation process. 2 Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January huge blow Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Andriy Yarmolenko is set to miss six months of the season after undergoing surgery on his Achilles tendon.The West Ham United winger was stretchered off the London Stadium pitch in agony after going down against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Latest Premier League News Yarmolenko looks exasperated on the London Stadium turf after suffering the injury gameday cracker 2 shining Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT REVEALED no dice “His recovery will be planned very carefully and we have every confidence that he will return to full fitness within the scheduled timeframe.”The winger arrived from Borussia Dortmund in the summer after a £17.75 million move. tense REVEALED This is the exact moment the winger injured himself Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City After a slow start in east London, the 28-year-old scored two excellent goals on his first Premier League start against Everton and became a permanent fixture in Manuel Pellegrini’s side. deals Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won last_img read more