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first_img Fairview, 65 Waltham Park NT final Surprise team Fairview Open Bible (FOB) will meet favourites and defending champions 65 Waltham Park Road New Testament (NT) Church of God in the final of the PFM Church Football League this afternoon at 4:00. In semi-final games last Saturday, 65 Waltham Park NT defeated Power of Faith 2-0 through Mayee Pearson’s 29th minute goal and an own-goal by PFM defender, Patrick Lamont. FOB beat Hope & Mercy Ministries 3-1. Jermanie Archer (22nd, 28th, 51st) struck a hat-trick of goals, for the victors, while Hope & Mercy’s lone goal was scored by Jason Williams (34th). Passagefort wins three-in-a-row Defending champions Passagefort United defeated Waterford 250-236 in the latest round of the Colin Fagan-sponsored South East St Catherine Constituency Domino League last Sunday. Passagefort moved to 12 points from three games and lead the seven-team standings. In other games, second place Garveymeade (nine points) stopped Ken’s Wildflower (five points) 250-245; Westmeade Rising Stars (nine points) beat Portsmouth 250-234. Tomorrow’s games: Westmeade Rising Stars vs Garveymeade; Cumberland vs Waterford and Ken’s Wildflower vs Portsmouth. All games begin at 1:30 p.m. Mandeville to host Street Gun Championship Glenmuir gain pre-season daCosta Cup boost Top Notch Summer League quarter-finals The second round featuring the first two quarter-final matches in the Top Notch Summer League will kick-off tomorrow at the Sunset playing field. The double-header begins at 1 p.m. and sees Sunset welcoming Broken Hurst. The second game at 3:30 features the impressive Generation United against Sinclairs’ Avenue. The final set of quarter-final matches will be played next weekend at the same venue. The final set of preliminary matches were played last weekend. The unbeaten Generation United sent Cedar Grove packing, with a 3-0 win, while Sinclairs’ Avenue did the same to Star Liner, after registering a 2-1 win. The final game saw Knock Patrick edging Manchester All Stars 1-0. However, both teams advanced. Scotiabank clip The Gleaner in BH football Former champions Scotiabank improved their chances of reaching the semi-finals of the KSAFA/Western Sports Business House division one league, thanks to a 2-1 win over The Gleaner at Alpha last Sunday. Scotia, who had the better of play in the first half, went ahead through a Rohan Reid strike in the 30th minute. They increased the lead seven minutes into the second half through Rivoli United’s Premier League player, Anthony Greenland. The Gleaner gained a consolation goal via their prolific striker, Fabian Nethersole, in the 70th minute, his sixth goal of the season. Two days later, Scotiabank also made progress in the KO competition, whipping National Water Commission (NWC) 5-0 in the quarter-finals at Winchester Park, thanks to a hat-trick from Nicholas Scott. Scotia thus advanced to tomorrow’s semi-finals, where they will meet defending champions Petrojam at Alpha, starting at 3:30 p.m. Petrojam won their quarter-final match on Tuesday as well, drubbing Wisynco 4-0 at Alpha. Carib Cement also earned their quarter-final berth by virtue of a 2-0 win over National Housing Trust (NHT) at Rockfort and will take on Peak Bottling in the other semi-final, at Barbican tomorrow, starting at 4:30 p.m. Peak Bottling had beaten Xerox 4-0 at Barbican on Tuesday, courtesy of a hat-trick from Andre Wheeler. PFM ‘A’ cop Church netball title Power of Faith Ministries (PFM )’A’ won the PFM Church Netball League with a hard fought 26-21 scoreline over Equator Faith Mission in the final at the PFM Sports Complex, 10C Dawkins Drive, last Saturday. Debbie Coghiel was the player of the final, as she shot 22 goals from 25 attempts, while Marva Pearson-Rose supported with four goals from six tries. The top shooter for the tournament, Nickeisha Duncan, scored 18 goals from 23 attempts for Equator Faith. Faith Temple New Testament took third place as they defeated Power of Faith ‘B’ 21-13. Edgewater, Cedar Grove final Defending champions Edgewater FC demonstrated their attacking prowess as they hammered East Portmore Portals 5-2 in one of two semi-final games, to surge to yet another final in the Pines Imaging Centre-sponsored Portmore Under-17 Football League, at the Cedar Grove playing field. Edgewater’s leading goalscorer, Durelle Green, brought his tally to 10 goals for the season, as he struck twice. Mickel Graham also scored two goals and Tyler Dacres added a goal to complete the rout. Edgewater’s opponent in the final will be Cedar Grove, which clipped Portmore United 1-0 in their semi-final. The final will be played tomorrow at Cedar Grove playing field at 3 p.m. Ken’s, Greater Portmore cricket final Ken’s Wildflower and Greater Portmore will contest the final of the Milo-sponsored Portmore Cricket Association (PCA) Portmore Under-17 Cricket League tomorrow at Hamilton Gardens, starting at 10 a.m. Both Ken’s Wildflower and Greater Portmore made light work of their opponents in semi-final games. Greater Portmore, through a splendid century, 107, from Romaine Senior, defeated Portsmouth by 134 runs at Hamilton. Scores: Greater Portmore 237-9 off 35 overs. Senior, 107, Shamar Stewart 28; Faiz Reid 4-52. Portsmouth 103 all out. Christoff Green 40; Chris Graham 3-14. At Waterford High School, Ken’s Wildflower defeated Bridgeview by 161 runs. Scores: Ken’s 208 all out. Dominik Samuels, 28, Shamar Irving 27, Raheem Robinson 2-30; Duke Reid 2-34. Bridgeview 47 all out. David Bird 3-16. The second leg of the National Street Gun Championship will be hosted at the Manchester Rife and Pistol Club tomorrow at its Lincoln range. The Street Gun championship is the largest gathering of shooters for competition as it caters for ordinary licensed firearm holders. No special rigs are required and it features the basic carry-on weapons. There will be eight stages with a basic requirement of 98 rounds. Rounds and other accessories can be legally purchased at the facility. The stages are typically designed to mirror danger scenarios the local shooter may encounter. They usually range from playing dominoes, driving in a car, lying in bed, watching television, holding a baby or sitting around a table. The range will be open at 9 a.m. to facilitate practice. Glenmuir’s 2015 daCosta Cup squad got a welcome boost when they earned $20,000 winning incentive after topping the Knox Cup, which featured five other schoolboy football teams. The two-day tournament was hosted recently at Brooks Park in Mandeville and featured hosts Knox, Edwin Allen, St James and Manning Cup teams Wolmer’s Boys’ and Holy Trinity. In the first round, Glenmuir drew with Holy Trinity 0-0 and edged Knox 1-0. In the semi-finals, they defeated Edwin Allen on penalties, before earning their cash incentive in a 1-0 finals win over Holy Trinity. Holy Trinity received $10,000. Glenmuir also won two of the five individual awards. Kevan Lambert was voted best midfielder, while their goalkeeper, Roger Miller, notched the top custodian. Best Defender went to Ronardo Nelson of Holy Trinity, Most Valuable Player was won by Radcliffe Dawkins of St James High, while the goalscoring award was shared by Javain Henry of Edwin Allen and Dawkins. Connection, Rising Stars dominate Porus Youth League Defending champions Connection and Rising Stars are the respective zone leaders of the Western Union-sponsored Porus Summer Youth Football League. Connection, who are unbeaten, lead Zone A with 12 points from four games and have already qualified for the second round. Newcomers Sporting Academy are next with nine points, followed by the trio of Tuff Gong, Russia and Villa on six each. Zone B is being dominated by Rising Stars on 10 points, followed by the duo of Galaxy and Chill Zone, on six each. Last Sunday featured a double header at Porus Community Centre. Firstly, Rising Star had to settle for a 1-1 draw against Settlement. The second match proved the most exciting, with Villa triumphing in a high-scoring match against Russia, 5-3. Two matches were also played on Tuesday. Chill Zone were hammered 5-0 by Galaxy, while Connection needed a late goal from substitute Nico Terry to edge Tuff Gong 1-0. Wednesday’s lone encounter saw Sporting Academy thrashing Genius 8-1. The competition continues tomorrow with two matches. Sporting Academy will be up against Tuff Gong in the first match at 3:30 p.m., while Trinity will play the final game at 5 p.m. against Galaxy.last_img read more

Raymundo’s addition to coaching staff ‘big boost’ for Letran

first_imgPagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. NBA: Paul believes blockbuster trade will benefit both Rockets, Clippers Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong MOST READ LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Rivera Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img Napa himself confirmed the move and the mentor said the addition of the former ace Knight would serve as a huge boost for the squad in this year’s campaign.“Kerby is a huge part for us, especially with his experience in the PBA. He can teach the players on how to handle some situations and that’s the aspect which he can really help us,” he said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsNapa noted that Raymundo’s resume alone is enough testament on what the newest assistant coach can bring to the table.“He’s Kerby Raymundo. When you talk about Letran, you cannot talk about Kerby Raymundo, so he’s really a big boost for us that he’s here,” said the soft-spoken bench tactician. For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. LATEST STORIES View comments Kerby Raymundo. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netKerby Raymundo is back home.The 1999 NCAA Most Valuable Player has made his way to the sidelines, joining Jeff Napa’s coaching staff to serve his alma mater Letran for NCAA Season 93.ADVERTISEMENT Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Lacson: PH lost about P161.5B tax revenue from big trading partners in 2017 PLAY LIST 03:46Lacson: PH lost about P161.5B tax revenue from big trading partners in 201702:09‘Very evasive cop’ ordered detained in Bilibid02:04‘Very evasive cop’ ordered detained in Pasay City jail by Senate02:49Robredo: 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 El Nido residents told to vacate beach homeslast_img read more

Landslide death toll reaches 135 as search resumes

first_imgRescure operation being conductedAt least 135 people were killed and many went missing in separate landslides in hilly districts of the southeast Bangladesh.The fire service with local people resumed the operation on Wednesday morning hours after it suspended operation due to bad weather and disrupted communication in the landslides-hit area.Rangamati deputy commissioner Mohammad Manjarul Mannan on Wednesday morning told Prothom Alo that the rescue operation resumed at 8:00am on Wednesday that was suspended on Tuesday night due to adverse weather.The death toll may rise as many people are still missing in the areas, he added.Rescue operation resumes in hilly districtslast_img read more