Tautuaa happy to see results as he finally lives up to potential

first_imgPBA IMAGESIt’s been two years since Moala Tautuaa first played in the PBA, but it’s just now that the former top overall pick has shown his true potential.Tautuaa put up quality numbers in limited minutes on Friday, finishing with a line of 18 points, and six rebounds in 23 minutes of play to help TNT take down Alaska, 106-98, for its first win in the PBA Philippine Cup.ADVERTISEMENT This performance earned the praise of KaTropa head coach Nash Racela, who said that Tautuaa is finally learning the ropes of the PBA.“Mo was very efficient and that’s what we need from our players,” said Racela in Filipino Friday at Cuneta Astrodome. “We condition their minds that they’re going to play shorter minutes but with the minutes we entrust them we make sure that they’ll perform at the highest level.”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“And Mo was the perfect example, he had less minutes than Kelly [Williams who played 24 minutes] but he was very efficient.”Tautuaa never found his groove in the PBA in his first two seasons and was deemed unworthy of his status as the top pick in the 2015 Draft. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Jarencio voices displeasure over UST’s hiring of ‘outsider’ as coach Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals LATEST STORIES Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball PLAY LIST 02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold02:14Carpio 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 Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Tautuaa never averaged more than 10 points despite having the physical traits of standing at 6-foot-8 and the leaping ability to jump over most defenders.“Finally, it’s been a long road,” said Tautuaa. “I mean, I just got to find my niche, I got to find my groove. It’s been frustrating when you’re not getting the results that you want, but I mean I’m happy because I could see my work pay off, like a progression.”Tautuaa added that he just has to remain positive and be patient with what he’s given.“I don’t want to be stuck… So I just got to continue to keep a positive mind, keep working, and just try to continue to always be better and don’t get complacent.”ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

Sterling shines as City beats Arsenal in Emery’s 1st game

first_imgCarpio 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 In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ View comments Arsenal’s Sokratis Papastathopoulos falls down in front of Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates stadium in London, England, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)LONDON — Pep Guardiola hopes to convince Raheem Sterling to stay at Manchester City for a long time.The 23-year-old England forward scored his 50th Premier League goal as the champions began their Premier League title defense with a 2-0 win at Arsenal on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Sterling has two years left to run on the five-year deal signed when he moved to City from Liverpool in July 2015.“We are delighted with him and would like Raheem to stay,” Guardiola said. “We’ll do our effort to make him feel we count on him. And we count on him. We arrived after a difficult season and I told him I want to help him and would like him to be happy.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’“In the end, the agents may not have agreements and that may not happen. But he knows, and his agent knows, we like him and want him a lot.”Sterling’s finishing has been in the spotlight — it is almost three years since he scored for England — and he marked his goal after just 14 minutes with a cupped ear celebration at the Emirates Stadium. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil “There’s been a lot of talking,” Sterling told broadcaster Sky Sports. “It’s just one of those things I get judged on. I’ve got to keep improving and getting more goals.”Bernardo Silva struck in the second half as City exposed the size of the task facing new Arsenal manager Unai Emery. This was Arsenal’s first Premier League game since 1996 not being led by Arsene Wenger, who left the north London club in May.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Peza offers relief to ecozone firms ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins MOST READ Football team tries to learn from Michigan State scandal Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

Weah Promises Steps to Improve Youth Education

first_imgAt the ECOWAS human rights day celebration high table, President-elect Weah, seated next to Pres. Sirleaf gave his speech.President-elect George Weah has committed to taking steps in education to develop the minds of the youth.Weah spoke yesterday in Monrovia at the ECOWAS Human Rights Day celebrated under the theme, “Promoting rights to education towards the ECOWAS Vision 2020.”He said the rebuilding of Liberia’s education sector after 14 years of civil war will continue to be a serious challenge to successive governments of Liberia.“The war did not only destroy our educational infrastructures but also changed our attitude towards education and created a huge demand for qualified teachers and professors for schools, vocational institutions, and universities. We hope that…our partners in ECOWAS and the international community will give us their support,” Weah said.Contrary to his earlier stated position that ‘education cannot build the nation and cannot put food on the table,’ Weah said, “Education is important because it gives knowledge…and it also develops in humans a perspective of looking at life and points of view in life.”He said he strongly believes that the denial of an individual’s access to education “is a human rights violation because the inability of any child to get an education because of the lack of school, sub-standard school, or high cost of schooling constitutes a denial of that child’s right to education.”Weah said the vast majority of Liberian youth cannot find employment because of the lack of skills, and the many few who have skills are not experts in their areas of discipline.“We need more and better-trained teachers not only for our vocational institutions but for our schools and universities. The 14 years of civil war made it impossible for most of our children in the early 1990s to attend school as all educational institutions were destroyed,” he said.Weah indicated that vocational institutions are the best way forward to enable young adults to enter the job market as most of them have already assumed family responsibilities.He said the vast majority of learning institutions in Liberia lack science labs, libraries and textbooks, which are all crucial to the learning process.“I’m sure that with collective efforts we can together achieve the 2020 goal of ECOWAS in promoting education as a human right obligation of all West African governments to our children,” he said.Meanwhile, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in her keynote address said out of the many broad areas of pain that human rights are concerned with, it is important that the theme of this year’s celebration ‘…to the attainment of ECOWAS Vision 2020’ could not have been chosen at a better time.She said ECOWAS set aside January 16 to be celebrated each year as ‘ECOWAS Human Rights Day’ in order to promote human rights and inclusive governance with regard to women and the youth.President Sirleaf said it is obvious that if “we must promote human rights and achieve inclusive governance with a focus on women and youth then the education of women and youth including children remain indispensable.”She said young people are the future leaders of Africa and they will be the driving force behind sustainable growth across the continent, therefore investing in education and training is significant in building an educated and skilled workforce and as a means of encouraging innovation.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

GOA makes monetary donation to GFF

first_imgThe Guyana Football Federation (GFF) has benefited from a generous monetary donation of four hundred thousand dollars, courtesy of the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA).The donation, made on Wednesday last, was a contribution towards the CONCACAF Nations League – Guyana versus Barbados match, held on September 6 at the National Track and Field Centre at Leonora, WCD.Receiving the donation on behalf of the GFF was its Social Media Officer Keeran Williams, who expressed gratitude to the GFF’s longstanding partner for the timely contribution, which assisted with costs related to the execution of the match.The match ended on a 2-2 score line, with a goal from Trayon Bobb in the 46th minute and Neil Danns in the 78th minute.Barbados’s lone scorer had a brace in the 65th and 73rd minutes respectively.Guyana’s next match is against the Turks and Caicos in October, which will be the first of two Golden Jaguars’ away matches.French Guiana will host Guyana in November, and Guyana will play its final qualifier against Belize in March 2019 in Guyana.last_img read more

No custody deal for Smith’s mom

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! A lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith’s mother said Tuesday that talks with the former Playboy Playmate’s ex-boyfriend have so far failed to produce a custody agreement concerning Smith’s infant daughter. Attorney Debra Rose said Virgie Arthur is still trying to reach a deal with Larry Birkhead, the baby’s father, ahead of a hearing Friday on her petition for custody of 7-month-old Dannielynn, who could inherit a fortune from her mother’s estate. “We’re still in negotiations. We’re still talking,” Rose said. Smith gave birth to Dannielynn in September in a Bahamas hospital, days before her 20-year-old son, Daniel, died from a lethal combination of drugs at her bedside. Smith died in Florida in February at age 39, also from a lethal combination of drugs. A DNA expert revealed earlier this month that Birkhead, a Los Angeles photographer, was Dannielynn’s father. Smith’s companion, Howard K. Stern, has said he supports the former boyfriend’s custody bid. It was unclear when a judge would rule on the issue. Arthur says she’d like access to her granddaughter and believes an agreement with Birkhead is possible. “She truly cares. She deeply cares,” Rose said. “Her faith in God leads her to believe that at the end of the day she will be in a position to assist with raising her granddaughter.” – Associated Press last_img read more

B.C. Northern Real Estate Board release quarterly numbers

first_imgThe number of sales has jumped from 3,806 in September of last year to 4,650 this year, worth a total of $1.07 billion opposed to last year’s $934 million.“B.C. Northern’s third quarter real estate market has continued to be strong,” VP of the board, David Black said in a written statement. “Most markets are still showing increases in both the number of sales and the dollar value of each sale; however, recent statements made by major players in LNG projects have slowed the activity in the Northeast and Western regions of the Board.”In Fort St. John, 740 properties worth $287.6 million were reported sold this year, compared to 626 worth $219.9 million last year.- Advertisement -Fort St. John has lost its top position in number of single detachments sold among all reported communities, which now goes to Prince George at 755. However, they still hold top position for price sold, which is an average of $410,197 compared to Prince George at $273,321.Fort St. James continues to fall into a negative spin, as they’re reported to have the least sold single detachments on a year-to-year basis, down to 17 at an average of $181,694.This is however higher than compared to last year, which stood at 10 units sold on an average of $161,200.Advertisementlast_img read more

Insurgents kill dozens after crash detours traffic into roadblocks

first_img In the southern city of Basra, two American civilians were killed in a roadside bombing. They worked for the Texas-based security company DynCorp and were training Iraqi police. A third American was seriously wounded in the attack, the U.S. Embassy said. The killings occurred as a joint American-Iraqi investigation was under way to find Jill Carroll, the 28-year-old American journalist who was abducted Jan. 7 in Baghdad. The freelance reporter for The Christian Science Monitor was seen in a video aired Tuesday by Al-Jazeera television. Al-Jazeera said the silent 20-second video included a threat to kill Carroll in 72 hours unless U.S. authorities release all women detainees in Iraq. U.S. officials said eight women were in security detention and none had been freed as of Wednesday night. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! BAGHDAD, Iraq – The horror began after American and Iraqi forces cordoned off part of a highway north of Baghdad following the deadly crash of a U.S. helicopter. With traffic directed onto narrow dirt roads, insurgents turned the area into a killing field. They set up makeshift checkpoints, grabbed motorists and slaughtered about 40 over a two-day period, police said. A local tribal leader, Mohammed al-Khazraji, told The Associated Press he saw “dozens of corpses” strewn over the ground Wednesday, victims of the insurgents’ culling. Two pilots died in Monday’s crash of the U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter near Mishahda, 25 miles north of Baghdad. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card “Hundreds of people were detained by the militants and many were killed all because of a helicopter crash that killed two Americans,” al-Khazraji said. Thirty people were dragged from their cars Wednesday and shot dead execution-style in farming areas in Nibaei, a town near Dujail, about 50 miles north of the capital, said police Lt. Qahtan al-Hashmawi. “Most of the victims were Iraqi policemen, soldiers or commandos,” he said. An additional 11 men were killed in similar fashion Tuesday and dumped about a mile from Nibaei, said another policemen, Capt. Ali al-Hashmawi. The killings marked an increase in violence as authorities prepare to announce the results this week of the Dec. 15 election. U.S. and Iraqi officials expect more attacks as religious and ethnic groups jockey for power in the new government. last_img read more

Building or re-decorating? Check out The Designer Homes Exhibition!

first_imgThe Designer Homes Exhibition is taking place at the Halfway House in Burnfoot on Saturday the 4th and Sunday the 5th of March from 11am to 5pm.Organised by architect Breege Galbraith, the event is now in its sixth year after the huge success of the previous five, with thousands of people attending each year. The exhibition allows local businesses a chance to shine, personally meet potential clients and create work for the area. Although there are many home exhibitions that take place across Ireland, most are not affordable for local businesses with distance and the price of staying in the city.Designer Homes Exhibition 2017 has a large range of products on offer with each exhibitor keen to do business and promote their products directly to you. Exhibitors put so much work and effort into each and every stand – they are not to be missed!Designer Homes Exhibition provides a service for any home owner, people building/renovation/extending or have a keen interest in home interiors or renewable energy products – a great day out for all the family! This year’s exhibition offers; -Value for money.-Exhibitors keen for work and great prices on offer at the show.-Brilliant products on sale that are just on the market… see it first at Designer Homes Exhibition!SEAI provide grants for upgrading existing houses to be more energy efficient. Many of exhibitors provide this service. The team at Michael Galbraith Associates (MGA) in Buncrana carry out BER assessments of buildings and can provide advice on any matters.MGA are also providing free consultations at DHE so don’t miss out on this fantastic offer and can give advice on the current Building Regulations.Whether you are building that dream house, redecorating your home or simply have a keen interest in home interiors and the modern development of household needs, then Designer Homes Exhibition is for you.The exhibition is only €3 entry for adults, and kids go in free! A fabulous door prize is also to be won.For more check out Designer Homes Exhibition on Facebook.Building or re-decorating? Check out The Designer Homes Exhibition! was last modified: March 1st, 2017 by Elaine McCalligShare 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:breege galbraithBurnfootDecordesigner homes exhibitionhomelast_img read more

HUGE TURN-OUT FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS CROSS COUNTRY AT FINN VALLEY AC

first_imgInvitation Secondary schools cross country Finn Valley A C Centre 2012Day 2 of the annual schools cross country at the Finn Valley club and on this occasion 27 schools from the general area checked in . The outcome indicates a wide spread of individual and team honours but the continuous  message is just have a go and some 600 plus children did just that . When you consider the attendance over the 2 days the primary schools in action the previous day ,it has to be encouraging for the members of the local club .Amongst the team winners  Colaiste Ailigh,Scoil Mhuire Buncrana,Thornhill College  Derry,St Columbas,Stranorlar; St Eunans,Letterkenny;Sacred Heart ,Omagh;Sligo Grammar; 27 schools were represented and given the good day that was in it to coin a phrase it was a very positive event .1st year  girls1 Colaiste Ailigh  2 Thornhill 3 Scoil Mhuire Buncrana 4 Sacred Heart 5 Sligo Grammar 6 Gweedore P S1st year boys 1 Scoil Mhuire Buncrana 2Sacred Heart Omagh 3 St Eunans 4 Summerhill Sligo 5 Crana College 6 Columbas2nd year girls1 Thornhill 2 Crana 3 Rosses 4 St Cecilias 5 Gweedore 6 Royal2nd year boys1 St Columbas 2 Summerhill 3 Eunans 4 Gweedore 5 Sacred Heart 6 Crana 3rd year girls1 Scoil Mhuire3rd year boys1 Eunans 2 Gweedore 3 Columbas 4 Bundoran 5 Castlederg 6 Ballinamore Senior girls1 Sacred Heart 2 GweedoreSenior Boys1 Sligo Grammar 2 Rosses 3 BallinamoreHUGE TURN-OUT FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS CROSS COUNTRY AT FINN VALLEY AC was last modified: September 27th, 2012 by BrendaShare 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:HUGE TURN-OUT FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS CROSS COUNTRY AT FINN VALLEY AClast_img read more

Prep roundup: No. 1 Flintridge Sacred Heart tops Arcadia in four-game match

first_imgFlintridge Sacred Heart of La Canada Flintridge, the Daily News’ top-ranked girls’ volleyball team, shook off a sluggish start to record a 25-27, 25-22, 25-13, 25-11 nonleague victory at Arcadia (0-3). Senior outside hitter Rebecca Salvo had 11 kills and 12 digs and senior middle blockers Megan Connell and Rachel Salvo combined for 21 kills and nine blocks for Flintridge Sacred Heart (6-1). Sophomore setter Sam Orlandini had 44 assists, giving her 222 in 23 games this season and 1,131 in 136 career games. Orlandini also had 15 digs, tying junior outside hitter Julie Herrera for team-high honors. Other girls’ volleyball Chaminade d. ECR 3-0: Helene Sapira had 15 kills and Emma Watson had 17 assists as host Chaminade defeated El Camino Real of Woodland Hills 25-12, 25-15, 25-14. Grant d. Bravo 3-0:Vanessa Murray had 25 kills and Kelsey Molina had 36 assists as host Grant of Van Nuys defeated Bravo of Los Angeles 25-18, 25-20, 25-23. San Fernando d. SOCES 3-0 Jazzmin Adibi had 12 kills and Ana Ocampo had 14 assists as host San Fernando defeated SOCES of Reseda 25-20, 25-18, 25-14. Cleveland d. Monroe 3-0:Iliana Sandoval had four kills and Michell Caw had 16 assists as Cleveland of Reseda defeated host Monroe of North Hills 25-14, 25-8, 25-18. Birmingham d. North Hollywood 3-2: Tahsin Hyder and Breana Collins each had eight kills for Birmingham of Lake Balboa, which defeated host North Hollywood 25-15, 25-20, 24-26, 22-25, 15-8. Reseda d. Canoga Park 3-0: Sara Chang had 18 assists and Haley Smith had five kills for host Reseda, which defeated Canoga Park 25-20, 25-12, 25-11. Girls’ field hockey Harvard-Westlake 4, Westminster 0: Brenna Moeljadi and Alex Ripken each scored two goals for Harvard-Westlake of Studio City as it defeated host Westminster. Girls’ tennis Notre Dame 12, Burbank 6:Haley Hinkle won all her singles matches 6-4, 6-0, 6-0 as Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks defeated visiting Burbank. North Hollywood 5, Taft 2:North Hollywood No. 1 singles Desiree Stone swept her singles matches 6-1, 6-0 as host North Hollywood defeated Taft of Woodland Hills. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more