Red Lions, Pirates meet again

first_imgWill you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? LATEST STORIES View comments Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown While San Beda’s 83-72 pummelling of fourth seed Perpetual showcased the Red Lions’ readiness for the finals, their multititled coach could not help but marvel at their next foe’s form.Robert Bolick shot 23 points, including 16 in the second half, while AC Soberano found his range in the third period to lift the Red Lions to a roaring finish.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 ChrissBefore their match, Fernandez watched in awe as the Lyceum Pirates destroyed the Letran Knights, 109-85.San Beda swept Lyceum in last season’s finals, but there’s no guarantee of a repeat, particularly with the way the Pirates turned a close game into a blowout in the second half against the in-form Knights. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 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 Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewcenter_img Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum MOST READ “It will be tough to repeat,” said Fernandez.Both teams will have more than a week to prepare before they go to battle in Game 1 on Nov. 6 at Mall of Asia Arena.San Beda will gun for a third straight title and an 11th crown in 13 years, while Lyceum will aim anew for its first crown.ADVERTISEMENT San Beda overcame a tough Perpetual Help squad to clinch a 13th straight NCAA championship appearance, but it wasn’t the Red Lions’ stellar performance that played in the mind of coach Boyet Fernandez as he left the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan on Friday.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Tio’s next stops: Tokyo, Paris Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

Fire destroys home of prominent Essequibo rice farmer

first_imgSeveral persons on the Essequibo Coast are now displaced after their home went up in flames on Thursday morning. The house, located at Lot 2 Windsor Castle, Essequibo Coast, is owned by 73-year-old Harry Nanan Parmanan.Based on information received, the fire started at about 09:00h, two hours after the owner left with his son to seek medical treatment at the Suddie Regional Hospital.The aftermath of the fireInformation received stated that the man’s teenaged grandson returned home and as he entered his bedroom, he observed it was on fire. He immediately raised an alarm for his mother and siblings to run to safety. They were reportedly in the lower flat of the building.Neighbours formed a bucket brigade and attempted to put out the blaze but due to the intense heat, their efforts proved futile. They however managed to remove a combine, other agricultural machinery and fertilisers that were stored in a shed in front of the burning building.After sometime, the fire tenders arrived at the scene but by this time, the entire upper flat of the building was destroyed. Nadira Parmanand explained that the fire started in the bedroom where the main power circuit is located; and as such, believed that the fire was electrical in nature.Meanwhile, Regional Chairman Davanand Ramdatt, Mayor of the Anna Regina Town Rabindranauth Mohan and Boodram of the Rice Producers Association subsequently visited the grieving family and offered their support.The cause of the fire is being investigated by fire officials.last_img read more