PH U18 team scores stunner in handball tilt

first_imgWhatever the results, Philippine Handball Federation secretary general Ernesto Jay Adalem said he is pleased by how tough the Filipinos carried themselves against the well established Indonesian squad.“We are preparing for the youth and junior teams because this is where we have the biggest chances of winning in the region,” said Adalem who accompanied the two teams in Malaysia.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThe PH U18 dropped its debut Wednesday night to title favorite Thailand, 40-22, in a match that saw the Filipinos leading in the first 10 minutes.The country’s U20 team (juniors) suffered its second straight defeat Wednesday, bowing to Malaysia, 39-18. It also lost to Indonesia Tuesday, 34-25. Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. PH handball youth (U18) team after winning over Indonesia.The Philippines Under-18 handball team scored a stunning 40-25 upset over favorite Indonesia late Wednesday to boost its medal chances in the IHF Trophy Zone 1B in Shah Alam Selangor, Malaysia.Making a case for the sport that is relatively new in the country, the PH team can make the finals with a win against host Malaysia late Thursday. Otherwise, it will be relegated to bronze medal match.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC LATEST STORIES “Our junior team (U20) are mostly youth players (U18) because we are preparing them for future tournaments,” said head coach Joanna Franquelli.Franquelli said the event coincides with coaching course to be attended by three Filipino coaches and conducted by German mentor Wolfgang Luwak.The IHF Trophy is program for developing countries for handball and is fully subsided by the International Handball Federation.ADVERTISEMENT Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ 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 If impressive against Matthysse, Pacquiao eyes Lomachenko fight View comments Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water recedinglast_img read more

Disgruntled fans break into Brazil pre-World Cup training

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Brazil’s William goes for the ball during a national soccer team practice session ahead of the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Friday, May 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)TERESOPOLIS, Brazil — Disgruntled fans broke into a Brazil training session for the World Cup on Friday and some booed the national team over a lack of contact with local supporters. A few dozen even mocked chanted “It was 7-1! It was 7-1!” in a reference to the team’s humiliation against Germany four years ago.The open training in Teresopolis was the only chance local fans had to be with Brazil players since the beginning of preparations Monday. Brazil gave up on its traditional pre-World Cup friendly on home soil before the tournament and will only play again June 3 in Liverpool against Croatia.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Guevarra, Yap reclaim PBA side event titles 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 In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ In the first and only meeting with players before they travel to the tournament in Russia, about 200 people were initially allowed in the Granja Comary training ground, but many others broke into the venue after being stopped by police for hours at the gates. No one was injured, but the frustration was evident.“I come here to see Brazil since 1998 and it was never this distant,” teacher Hilario Santos said. “Even the street on the other side of the Granja, where players usually stopped to give autographs, has been closed. That only adds to the disconnect between team and fans.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSince it hosted the World Cup four years ago, Brazil has become less interested in attention, especially after the crushing against the Germans in the semifinal in Belo Horizonte. Coach Tite repeated the team would need more privacy to prepare for the tournament in Russia.In the end of Friday’s training Brazil players and Tite gave autographs to those that managed to enter, easing the pressure from fans two days before the team flies to London to set camp from Monday to June 8. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours LATEST STORIES Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations MOST READ Tite, a central part of Brazil’s change from possible flop to World Cup favorites, also had supporters on his side wishing him well on his birthday.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next But even those fans that entered had their complaints.“I am very happy because Neymar signed my shirt, but I wanted to see him play at the Maracana, too,” 11-year-old Paula Horacio said. “He already spends a lot of time in Europe, it would be nice to have him around more.”Left-back Filipe Luis said he only heard positive messages from fans.“We felt their love today, everyone here feels more comfortable when we see fans giving their support,” Luis said.Neymar, who is recovering from a right-foot surgery, was the most sought player by fans and spent about 15 minutes giving them autographs.ADVERTISEMENT Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

AVC falls to Fresno in state championship

first_imgThe Marauders never led in the game, and trailed by as many as 15 points in the first half. But AVC pulled to within three, 67-64, on a layup by Mike Creel with eight minutes left. AVC was still only five points down with 4:08 to play. But Fresno went on a 12-1 run to build its lead to 90-74 with a minute left. AVC shot 39 percent from the floor for the game, including 31 percent in the second half. Fresno shot 48 percent for the game. Marauders forward Marcellus Robertson, who was named to the All-Tournament team, scored 15 points and pulled down 12 rebounds – giving him 40 rebounds in the three state tournament games. Guard Ade Dagunduro, who was also named to the All-Tournament team, had 15 points and seven rebounds, and guard Jacobe Shannon had 18 points. Guard George DeLeon led Fresno with 16 points. WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COC’s Ortiz makes All-Tournament team: College of the Canyons sophomore guard Leslie Ortiz was named to the state All-Tournament team. Ortiz had 25 points and 14 assists in two state tournament games for the Cougars, who advanced to the semifinals. The Antelope Valley College men’s basketball team fell short in its bid to win its first state title, as the Marauders lost to Fresno, 90-77, Sunday in the championship game in Fresno. AVC, the No. 3 seed from Southern California, finishes with a 31-7 record. The 31 victories tie the school record. Fresno (32-8), the No. 1 seed from Northern California, won its second state championship in three years. center_img BASEBALL Stanford 14, USC 9: The Cardinal (11-8) scored 10 runs in the seventh and eighth innings to rally for the victory over No. 20 USC (15-9). The Trojans still won two of the three games in the weekend series. Third baseman Hector Estrella went 2 for 4 with four RBIs for USC. Sophomore starter Tommy Milone (Saugus High) went six innings and allowed four runs on five hits with no walks and four strikeouts. Mississippi 4, UCLA 1: Brett Bukvich allowed one run and five hits in 72/3 innings to lead the No. 16 Rebels (13-5) to the victory over the No. 23 Bruins (8-9). Alden Carrithers had two hits for the Bruins, who lost two of the three games to the Rebels. UC Santa Barbara 2, CSUN 1: Pitchers Mike Ford and Justin Segal combined on a four-hitter to lead the Gauchos (7-8) past the Matadors (11-13). Jorge Andrade Jr. had two hits and an RBI for the Matadors, who lost for the seventh time in eight games. Pepperdine rained out: The scheduled series finale between No. 10 Pepperdine and No. 16 Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla., was rained out. The game will not be re-scheduled. The teams split the first two meetings of the series. SOFTBALL UCLA 9, Notre Dame 3: Megan Lagenfeld drove in three runs and Lisa Dodd drove in two to lead the Bruins (21-6) to the victory over the Irish (8-8) in the Long Beach State Invitational. UCLA went 5-0 in the tournament. 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