Rondina tells Tigresses: ‘Don’t make me famous, make UST famous’

first_imgJiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil “What Sisi did, she went down to her teammates level so they can reach her,” said Reyes in Filipino. “Sisi can’t do this by herself, and that’s what I’ve been reminding the team that we need six or eight players to contribute.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST PLAY LIST 01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio 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 University of Santo Tomas was on the brink of missing the Final Four for the second time in three years, but that was before its emotional leader stepped in.ADVERTISEMENT Cherry Rondina took it upon herself to assemble her team before the Golden Tigresses faced University of the Philippines in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament, and “Cherry Bomb” gave one direct order.“Before the game I talked to my teammates, actually I ordered them to assemble,” said Rondina in Filipino Saturday at Filoil Flying V Centre.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“I told them ‘don’t make me famous, don’t you make Sisi alone famous, I want the name of our school to be famous, to be the focus.’”And Rondina’s pre-game pep talk did the trick as UST snapped its five-game losing streak, upending the Lady Maroons in four sets, 19-25, 30-28, 25-20, 25-16. Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback LATEST STORIES In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Azkals begin buildup for biggest match yet View comments Rondina was still a force with 25 points but she got more than adequate support from rookie Milena Alessandrini, who finished with 20 points.The Golden Tigresses to 3-7 record as they remained in Final Four contention.Rondina, who averaged 19.7 points a game prior to facing UP, also took the high road instead of blaming her teammates for their woes she was the one who apologized for UST’s losses.“I was the one who apologized because I know that I’ve been playing badly for the past games,” said Rondina. “I said that we will come back and we just have to keep the faith.”Rondina’s humility also struck a chord with her head coach Kung Fu Reyes who praised his star for staying humble despite leading the team, and the league, in offensive output.ADVERTISEMENT Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownlast_img read more

Pilot laid to rest in Essequibo Coast

first_imgRegion 8 plane crashThe aviation fraternity turned out in their numbers at the annex of the Central Islamic Organization of Guyana (CIOG) on Woolford Avenue, Georgetown to bid farewell to the late Captain Imran Khan, latest pilot to have perished in a planeThe late Captain Imran Khan’s mother being consoledcrash in Guyana’s hinterland region.After a public viewing held at the CIOG’s annex, the body was flown to Hampton Court, Essequibo Coast, where Captain Khan was buried according to Islamic rites.Air Services Limited held a memorial service on Tuesday night for their fallenRelatives and friends at Captain Khan’s funeral service on Wednesday prior to the body leaving for the Essequibo Coastcaptain, 41-year-old Imran Khan, resident of the Essequibo Coast, Region Two, who had been attached to Air Services Limited (ASL), and had been flying from Chi-Chi to Mahdia when the Cessna 206 (8R-GFM) aircraft went down on Sunday.Flying solo, Captain Khan had reportedly been expected to arrive at Mahdia at 08:47h, but had been a ‘no show’. An emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signalColleagues paying their last respect on Wednesdaybeing emitted from the crashed aircraft and picked up at 09:08h was identified as coming from an area west of Mahdia.A rescue operation involving the Guyana Defence Force’s 31 Special Forces Squadron was immediately mounted, but because of the mountainous terrain, search-and-rescue (SAR) operators had to trek to the crash site, where they found the lifeless body of Captain Imran Khan.Preliminary reports suggest that the aircraft may have crashed into a mountain before diving into the heavy jungle. The aircraft is badly mangled, and it is believedFamily and friends of the late Captain Khan being consoledthat Captain Khan may have been pitched from the plane following the impact.Due to the conditions of the terrain, the rescue team had to trek for approximately 3 hours, cutting through thick vegetation, to reach the crash site from the landing zone.The investigation by the Accident and Incident Investigation Group (AIG) will examine all possible circumstances that could have contributed to the occurrence of this latest accident, including weather conditions, pilot’s flight and duty hours, and the type of operations the pilot was conducting.last_img read more