Port Moresby are 2015 women’s softball champs

first_imgPort Moresby did it easy, taking a 4-0 lead after two innings. The first run was scored by a hit from veteran Antonia Kinit.Kinit herself came home in the next play. Two more runs were scored before three down was called.It was Port Moresby again who added another two runs in the third inning to put themselves 6 points in front.The duo of pitcher Selina Karai and her catcher Kinit restricted the Madang batters from getting on base.By the top of the sixth inning, Port Moresby made a change in the pitching, resting Karai.Madang used this to their advantage and opened the scoring through a power hit from Priscilla Mocke that allowed Carol Apelis to run home.Advancing to third base, Mocke was brought home thanks to a safe hit from Fedelma Takaili.The Moresby girls maintained their cool and got the next two outs to keep the pressure on Madang.With a full base situation,  Kinit went up to bat and smacked the ball to the right outfield that brought home all three runners.The mercy rule was then applied with the game called off at the bottom of the sixth inning.Port Moresby Gold finished undefeated at the championships.last_img read more

Elite Alive

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer PBA IMAGESIt took three quarters for Blackwater Elite to find their groove. But when they did, Kia Picanto simply had no answer to their relentless charge.Mike DiGregorio caught fire in the third quarter as the Elite overpowered the Picanto, 95-76, Friday night to stay within quarterfinal range in the PBA Philippine Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao.ADVERTISEMENT Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano MOST READ LATEST STORIES The fourth-year pro notched a career-best output for the third time in the last four games, finishing with 18 points—all coming in the last three periods as the Hotshots fought back from an early 13-point deficit on their way to a seventh win in 10 games.Justin Melton and Ian Sangalang also played key roles in the second half comeback, tallying 14 points each, while Paul Lee returned to also spark the Hotshots, who rebounded from a 95-101 loss to Rain or Shine last Saturday in Pangasinan.The result left the Batang Pier in a three-team tie from seventh to ninth spots with Phoenix and Blackwater. Only the top eight teams will advance to the playoffs.BLACKWATER 95 – KIA 76BLACKWATER 95—DiGregorio 21, Erram 17, Maliksi 14, Sena 9, Belo 8, Marcelo 8, Cruz 5, Pinto 5, Jose 4, Javier 3, Banal 1, Cortez 0, Palma 0, Neypes 0.ADVERTISEMENT Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City On the heels of their stunning upset of San Miguel last week, the Elite also got solid performances from JP Erram and Allein Maliksi as Blackwater stayed in the running for the eighth and last playoff berth with two games remaining.“We just wanted to keep our hopes alive for the playoffs and it can only happen if we continue our winning ways,” said Elite coach Leo Isaac.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“The win against San Miguel was a shot in the arm, but we want to move on to the next level and play with a lot of maturity.”Rome Dela Rosa also sustained his resurgence on a night when Magnolia struggled early as the Hotshots repulsed the GlobalPort Batang Pier, 96-81, to close in on a twice-to-beat advantage. GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed KIA 76—Tubid 22, Celda 21, Corpuz 9, Lastimosa 8, McCarthy 6, Reyes 5, Camson 3, Khobuntin 2, Galanza 0, Sara 0, Escoto 0, Yee 0.Quarters: 25-21, 47-41, 77-65, 95-76.MAGNOLIA 96 – GLOBALPORT 81MAGNOLIA 96—Dela Rosa 18, Melton 14, Sangalang 14, Lee 13, Barroca 12, Ramos 11, Pingris 6, Jalalon 5, Simon 2, Reavis 1, Herndon 0, Brondial 0.GLOBALPORT 81—Nabong 21, Grey 13, Anthony 12, Teng 12, Pringle 5, Araña, 5, Gabayni 4, Sargent 3, Elorde 2, Flores 2, Taha 2, Juico 0, Guinto 0.Quarters: 17-22, 34-39, 69-61, 96-81.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Arellano scores double Finals win 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

Inconnu Swim Club finishes first in local swim meet

first_img3              Marissa Koehn                        10            Chetwynd Electric Eels                           259-10 Boys – Individual ScoresPlace        Name                                       Age           Team                                                        Points1              Kade Schwarz                         10            Fort St.John Inconnu                               412              Ty Haugan                               10            Fort St.John Inconnu                               38Advertisement 15 & Over Girls – Individual ScoresPlace        Name                                        Age           Team                                                        Points1              Madison Kinshella                  15            Peace River Wahoos Swim Club            382              Chelsea Kerr                             17            Fort St.John Inconnu                                  363              Emily Metituk                          15            Grande Prairie Piranhas                            3115 & Over Boys – Individual ScoresPlace        Name                                        Age          Team                                                        Points1              Benjamin Blackmon                17            Fort St.John Inconnu                               412              Skyeler Kerr                               16            Fort St.John Inconnu                              332              Cale Murdock                            17            Fort St.John Inconnu                               33Next for the Inconnu, two swimmers that have nationally qualified will make their way to Victoria for a meet this weekend. The weekend after the club will be on their way to Edmonton for a meet. 3              Jack Shipalesky                       7              Fort St.John Inconnu                               219-10 Girls – Individual ScoresPlace        Name                                        Age           Team                                                        Points1              Catherine Minic                       10            Grande Prairie Piranhas                        422              Brooklyn Brown                     10            Fort St.John Inconnu                             28Advertisement 8 & Under Boys – Individual ScoresPlace        Name                                        Age          Team                                                        Points1              Julien Kemp                               8              Fort St.John Inconnu                              392              Maverick Arnold                     7              Fort St.John Inconnu                               29Advertisementcenter_img 3              Owen Lang                              9              Fort St.John Inconnu                               3511-12 Girls – Individual ScoresPlace        Name                                        Age           Team                                                        Points1              Jacey Ask                                    11            Grande Prairie Piranhas                          422             Katie Crittall                              12            Grande Prairie Piranhas                          313              Thompson, Keara                  12            Grande Prairie Piranhas                          2911-12 Boys – Individual ScoresPlace        Name                                        Age           Team                                                        Points1               Eric Louie                                  12            Fort St.John Inconnu                              412              Logan Schar                              11            Fort St.John Inconnu                               353              Dario Staples                            11            Grande Prairie Piranhas                         3413-14 Girls – Individual ScoresPlace        Name                                        Age           Team                                                        Points1              Jayden Forster                         13            Fort St.John Inconnu                               352              Brittany Welsh                         14            Fort St.John Inconnu                               343              Alexandria Hedges                 13            Fort St.John Inconnu                               3213-14 Boys – Individual ScoresPlace        Name                                        Age           Team                                                        Points1              Alexander Minic                       13            Grande Prairie Piranhas                          361              David Shipalesky                     13            Fort St.John Inconnu                               363              Luke Weber                              14            Fort St.John Inconnu                               32 Below are the top point getters in each individual category:8 & Under Girls – Individual ScoresPlace        Name                                       Age           Team                                                        Points- Advertisement -1              Annalise Adams                     8              Grande Prairie Piranhas                         322              Rihanna Arnold                     7              Fort St.John Inconnu                               263              Zara Schwarz                          8              Fort St.John Inconnu                               19Advertisementlast_img read more

Conte not planning to sell David Luiz

first_img0Shares0000Chelsea’s Italian head coach Antonio Conte give a press conference at Chelsea’s Cobham training facility in Stoke D’Abernon, southwest of London, on October 17, 2017LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 3 – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is not planning the January sale of defender David Luiz, as he focuses on Wednesday’s clash with Arsenal.The Brazilian centre-back has lost his place to Danish counterpart Andreas Christensen, who has already made 15 Premier League appearances this season compared to Luiz’s eight. A combination of injury and an alleged bust-up with Conte has seen Luiz linked with a transfer away from Stamford Bridge, including reports of interest from Arsenal, but won’t be going anywhere before a replacement arrives.“David improved a lot his physical condition in the last couple of days,” Conte said. “He worked with us and I think he could be in contention for the Norwich game.“I’m very happy to work with these players. I don’t see a problem. At the same time, I understand if some players are not playing regularly and want to leave.“My expectation is all the players we have in the squad will stay here and continue to work. Our squad is not big and for this reason it’s impossible to send on loan or sell one player if we don’t sign another player.”One player identified as a potential replacement for Luiz is Juventus stalwart Giorgio Chiellini, whose contract is set to expire at the end of the season.“Giorgio is a fantastic player but I think he wants to finish his career at Juventus,” Conte added. “I think it’s right to finish his career in this way.“A lot of speculation is normal when the transfer window starts. It’s a difficult moment for every coach. In this period we must be very focused on our target and we need to find the right concentration for the transfer market.”The Blues face the Gunners at the Emirates Stadium with the possibility of moving up to second place in the standings, and also have a League Cup double-header against the same opposition coming up later in January.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

State seeks further contamination tests at Santa Clarita sites

first_imgNTS property abutted the contaminated Whittaker Bermite property until about 1991, when Golden Valley Road was built between the two. The state has begun overseeing cleanup of Bermite, where contaminants in the soil and groundwater remain after five decades of weapons manufacturing and testing on the 996-acre site. Meanwhile, the owner of another site – the former Keysor-Century property west of NTS – agreed last month to a voluntary cleanup agreement but has taken no action, Diaz said. For decades, Keysor-Century manufactured polyvinyl chloride for use in making record albums and other plastics. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency classifies vinyl chloride as a carcinogen. In 2004, Keysor officials pleaded guilty to felony charges of violating environmental laws by releasing chemicals into the air and spewing toxic wastewater into the Santa Clara River over a number of years. Keysor paid $4.3 million in civil and criminal penalties and issued a public apology. The company ceased operations and filed for bankruptcy in 2003. The EPA began an on-site investigation of the property in June 2005 and its report – issued last September – said cancer-causing chemicals remain. Diaz said a soil vapor extraction, needed to sanitize the area, could take years to complete. Neither the new property owner nor his representatives returned calls seeking comment. “We still have the option, if they don’t come in to us, we can issue an order,” Diaz said. “How much time we give them, it’s getting close.” judy.orourke@dailynews.com (661) 257-5255160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Still, preliminary tests by the department in 2003 found perchlorate in soil at the site, and officials said the remaining untested section – known as the “lab property” – is a concern. “They still have not submitted a plan for the lab property. They promised to submit (it) and they haven’t,” Diaz said. “It’s been more than a couple of months – they should have done this.” National Technical Systems did not return calls seeking comment. Perchlorate is a byproduct of rocket fuel that in large doses has been linked to thyroid problems. The NTS property – where products and components were tested for aerospace, telecommunications, automotive and military use – has since been converted to commercial use. SANTA CLARITA – State regulators overseeing pollution tests at two Santa Clarita sites say they have found only minor contamination at one property but landowners have been slow in responding to requests for further tests. A small area of pollution was found at the site of National Technical Systems, a defense contractor that for years conducted secret testing in what is now the burgeoning center of town, officials said. “They found minor soil contamination outside a chemical storage area and the investigation is complete. We have no issues,” said Jose Diaz, a project manager for the Department of Toxic Substances Control. National Technical Systems split its 150-acre parcel for the testing and officials said one cubic yard of soil was found to be polluted in a 120-acre section that was listed for sale by the company last year. last_img read more

Burnley defender off to Orient

first_imgBurnley defender Luke O’Neill has joined Leyton Orient on an emergency loan deal.O’Neill only signed a new two-year deal with the Premier League club last summer but has struggled to make his breakthrough into the first-team and was sent out on loan to Scunthorpe earlier in the season.The 22-year-old will now join the east London club until May 3 and will be hoping to help Orient move away from the foot of the table. 1 Luke O’Neill last_img

Diego Costa relishing reunion with Radamel Falcao at Chelsea

first_img Felipe Luis, Diego Costa and Radamel Falcao 1 Diego Costa is confident Radamel Falcao will rediscover his best form at Chelsea following the Colombia international’s season-long loan move to Stamford Bridge.Jose Mourinho took a punt on Falcao after his difficult spell at Manchester United last season – he scored just four goals.Spain international Costa played with Falcao for Atletico Madrid in the past and is looking forward to their reunion.“I’ve spent a couple of seasons with Falcao and I reckon things went fairly well,” he said.“He did a lot for me and he’s a great striker.“He’s a top bloke too. He gets on very well with his team-mates and he will help us a lot off the field, in the dressing room. He is a really big-hearted guy and that’s the most important thing.“I think it’s good for us that he didn’t have the best of seasons as that’s why he’s now with us.“Radamel knows the sort of manager Mourinho is. He’s a manager who is liked by players because he trusts and backs them. He doesn’t sign a player just for the sake of it.”Costa ruffled plenty of feathers last season as he scored 20 goals to seal the Premier League title in his first season at Stamford Bridge.The 26-year-old’s roughhouse style – which earned him a three match ban for stamping on Liverpool’s Emre Can – made him a target for opposition players and fans, but the Spaniard sees no need to change.“I don’t think I have done anything malicious, I’ve not had a red card so why change anything about the way I am?” Costa added.“I’ve always played this way for all the sides I’ve been with and I’ve always scored a lot of goals in this style.“The key for me is to score goals and win trophies. If I change in any way, I’m not going to be the same player.“I feel very much at ease and neither the manager nor anyone else at the club has said anything to me, and at no point have I shown any lack of loyalty at all and so that is good enough for me.”last_img read more

COLEMAN FIT AGAIN FOR MACEDONIA – ‘I CAN’T WAIT TO PLAY’, SAYS KILLYBEGS STAR

first_imgKILLYBEGS soccer star Seamus Coleman is back training with the Ireland squad after shaking off an ankle injury – and hopes to be starting for Ireland this Saturday against Macedonia.A large contingent of family and friends will be making the trip to the Aviva Stadium hoping the Everton star will start an international for the first time.The 22-year-old midfielder made his full debut in a Nations Cup match against Wales last month and says playing a qualifying fixture is the next step, and is currently with the Irish squad ahead of a Euro 2012 qualifying Group B clash with Macedonia at the Aviva Stadium and a friendly against Uruguay next Wednesday And the former Sligo Rovers player told evertontv: “It is always good to go away with your country, hopefully I can have a good week in training and we’ll see what happens. I have only been away a couple of times so it is still exciting getting the call and I am looking forward to the experience.“We have got a big qualifying game against Macedonia so hopefully we can get the three points. I always wanted to play for Ireland and I have done that now so the next step is a qualifying game. I am not sure if I will play or not but I am just glad to be a part of it.”Coleman has adapted to the Premier League in impressive fashion, and has made 16 consecutive starts in Everton colours.“I am playing at Everton Football Club, it is a big club and I know I am not going to play every week,” added Coleman. “I have been lucky to play a lot of games but the manager decided to take me out for a couple of games and I am not going to argue with him. “He put me back in against Fulham and I tried my best and got on the score sheet. I felt a little fresher after the rest – it is not that you want – you want to play every week, but the manager knows what is best for me.”COLEMAN FIT AGAIN FOR MACEDONIA – ‘I CAN’T WAIT TO PLAY’, SAYS KILLYBEGS STAR was last modified: March 24th, 2011 by gregShare 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)last_img read more

CHARGE DISMISSED AS GARDAI FAIL TO FOLLOW ‘LETTER’ OF THE LAW

first_imgA West Donegal man had charges against him dismissed after Gardai could not prove the postbox in which they left a summons belonged to him!Letterkenny court.Anthony Boyle of Mulladuff, Kincasslagh appeared at Letterkenny District Court to answer the charges of using a mobile phone while driving. However Mr Boyle, 48, claimed he never received the summons.Gardai told the court that they went to serve the summons on Boyle on November 23rd last and had asked the local postman where Boyle lived.He pointed to a house where he claimed he had left letters for Boyle before.The Garda witness said he saw the offending car, a 1996 registered Toyota Corrolla, parked beside the house and letters with Anthony Boyle’s name in the postbox.The alleged incident happened when Boyle was stopped by Garda Elaine Gordon in Letterkenny on June 20th, 2013 at Kiltoy, Letterkenny.However the accused man’s solicitor said he was denying the receiving the summons and actually lived a few doors down.Boyle gave evidence that he did park his car at the house because he had no parking at his own dwelling and had received permission to park at the house from the owner who lives in Scotland.He also denied that any letters had ever been left at the postbox where he parked his car.He said his post was delivered underneath his door at his house.At one stage Garda Inspector Michael Harrison told Judge Paul Kelly that he had no option but to adjourn the case and ask for the postman to give evidence.However, after considering the case Judge Kelly said the Garda had been very fair in the case and said the postman had only pointed in the direction of the house where Boyle was alleged to have lived.He struck out the case against Boyle.CHARGE DISMISSED AS GARDAI FAIL TO FOLLOW ‘LETTER’ OF THE LAW was last modified: May 19th, 2014 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:Anthony BoyledonegalKINCASSLAGHMulladuffPostboxlast_img read more

VOODOO VENUE WEEKEND PICTURE SPECIAL: HAVE YOU WON FREE ENTRY AND CHAMPAGNE

first_imgVOODOO VENUE WEEKEND PICTURE SPECIAL: We had another superb weekend’s entertainment at Voodoo Venue – Donegal’s No 1 nightspot.At Voodoo revellers have the opportunity of sampling the sounds of Voodoo Lounge, Voodoo Club and Voodoo Vintage, that diversity which caters for all ages is what ultimately makes Voodoo Venue so unique in the entertainment industry. Every week Voodoo in conjunction with Donegal Daily are giving ONE lucky reader that has been pictured enjoying themselves at Voodoo the chance to win FREE entry for FOUR and a bottle of CHAMPAGNE on their next visit to Voodoo.It’s simple – if you’re face is circled in the images above then you’ve WON.Simply contact Voodoo via their Facebook page to claim your prize NOW.VOODOO VENUE WEEKEND PICTURE SPECIAL: HAVE YOU WON FREE ENTRY AND CHAMPAGNE was last modified: May 19th, 2015 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:EntertainmentFeaturesnewspicture specialVoodoo Venuelast_img read more