Far Eastern U, San Beda gain top spots

first_imgNATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul LATEST STORIES The Red Spikers looked headed for a trouble-free debut after dominating the Lady Engineers in the first two quarters. But they sputtered in the third, enabling the TIP tossers to steal the set on deuce points.Soltones and Kath Villegas have played their last season with the Lady Stags.Soltones actually helped on the bench as part of Roger Gorayeb’s coaching staff but the Lady Tamaraws, responding to new coach George Pascua, proved too strong for the Lady Stags.“The important thing was we were able to maximize everyone’s potential,” said Pascua, who recently took over from Shaq delos Santos.San Sebastian put a gutsy stand in the second set but Pons and Basas stepped up their attack before the Lady Tams reasserted their might in the third with Pons’ last ace wrapping up the one-sided match.ADVERTISEMENT San Beda edges Lyceum, gains NCAA chess Final Four Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Celine Domingo and Jeanette Villareal also combined for 17 hits for FEU.The Lady Stags scored 24 attack points but yielded 21 points off miscues.Nikka Dalisay paced San Sebastian with 10 points while Daurene Santos and Joyce Sta. Rita combined for 12 points for the Recto-based squad.Earlier, fancied National University whipped San Beda, 25-15, 25-16, 25-18, to join opening day winners La Salle and University of Santo Tomas in the men’s division of the league backed by Mikasa and Asics.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img MOST READ “We played as a team and that made it a lot easier for us,” said Pons.It was an all-Lady Tamaraws show right from the start as they imposed their will upfront and pounced on the erratic Lady Stags, who sorely missed the services of former ace hitter and many-time NCAA Most Valuable Player Soltones.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games openingIn the second game, San Beda recovered from a third-set defeat and thwarted Technological Institute of the Philippines,25-13, 25-18, 25-27, 25-13, to join Arellano U in the Group B lead. Far Eastern University leaned on its veteran crew and clobbered a Grethcel Soltones-less San Sebastian College side, cruising to a 25-17, 25-21, 25-14 victory to gain a share of the Group A lead in the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan on Sunday.Bernadeth Pons fired 13 hits, including eight attack points and two aces, while Toni Rose Basas added 11 as the Lady Tamaraws matched the Ateneo Lady Eagles’ straight-set romp over the Jose Rizal U Lady Bombers in Saturday’s opener of the season-ending conference of the Sports Vision-organized league.ADVERTISEMENT Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’last_img read more

BSE closes points 7891 down on Jan 14

first_imgBSE closes points 78.91 down on Jan 141.1K views00:00 / 00:00- 00:00:0000:00BSE closes points 78.91 down on Jan 141.1K viewsBusinessNew Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 78.91 points down to stand at 27,381.46. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 10.95 points down to stand at 8,288.45. Bajaj Finance Limited and DABUR were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 7.76% and 7.48% along with NHPC and MARICO with an increase of 6.49% and 6.09% respectively, while the top losers of Group SSLT and HINDALCO with a decrease of 8.29% and 6.24% along with FSL and DCBBANK with a decrease of 5.36% and 4.36% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 81.91 points at 18,914.59 while the banking sector is down 54.04 points at 21,366.59 and the reality sector is down 10.92 points at 1,492.18. The Indian currency is down 0.06% at Rs 62.18 per dollar.Ventuno Web Player 4.50New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 78.91 points down to stand at 27,381.46. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 10.95 points down to stand at 8,288.45. Bajaj Finance Limited and DABUR were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 7.76% and 7.48% along with NHPC and MARICO with an increase of 6.49% and 6.09% respectively, while the top losers of Group SSLT and HINDALCO with a decrease of 8.29% and 6.24% along with FSL and DCBBANK with a decrease of 5.36% and 4.36% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 81.91 points at 18,914.59 while the banking sector is down 54.04 points at 21,366.59 and the reality sector is down 10.92 points at 1,492.18. The Indian currency is down 0.06% at Rs 62.18 per dollar.last_img read more