Arellano downs St. Benilde; UAAP partners with Sports Vision

first_imgCONTRIBUTED PHOTOThe battle between current and past NCAA champions turned one-sided in favor of Arellano, which plastered St. Benilde, 25-20, 25-22, 25-17, Saturday at the start of the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Jovielyn Prado led the Lady Chiefs with 14 points in the rematch between semifinalists of last NCAA season’s tournament.ADVERTISEMENT Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Green Spikers fought back from a set down to turn back the St. Benilde Blazers, 25-27, 26-24, 25-23, 25-22, while the Tigers dominated the UP Maroons, 25-17, 25-22, 25-15.Meanwhile, junior volleyball gets a big shot in the arm as the UAAP and Sports Vision joined hands for the tournament that starts Sept. 9.Unlike in previous seasons where the UAAP juniors competitions are held at school gyms, the girls’ and boys’ tournament will now be played at Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan.“In our continuing effort to develop the sport, particularly our young players, we will provide them good playing conditions which will help raise the level of competition,” said Sports Vision president Moying Martelino.The matches will be played in between the men’s and women’s games of the Collegiate Conference every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.ADVERTISEMENT Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu MOST READ Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles WATCH: LeBron James rocks Manila for third timecenter_img OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson SPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“I told them to use their PVL experience and help motivate their younger teammates,” said Javier.Earlier, La Salle and UST hurdled their respective rivals in the men’s side of the season-ending conference. Mary Anne Esguerra added 13 points while Necole Ebuen and Reginal Arocha chipped in nine each.Arellano coach Obet Javier said the Lady Chiefs’ experience in the Reinforced and Open Conferences of the league organized by Sports Vision is starting to bear fruit.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite View comments Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees LATEST STORIES National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taallast_img read more

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HIGHLIGHTS! Watch all six goals as Stuttgart beat Manchester City 4-2 in pre-season friendly

first_img1 Daniel Ginczek and Joe Hart Manchester City fans will have reason for concern as the new Premier League season creeps ever closer, after the Citizens were beaten 4-2 in a pre-season friendly against Stuttgart on Saturday.City fielded the likes of Vincent Kompany, David Silva, Raheem Sterling, Wilfried Bony and Joe Hart but the Bundesliga side put Manuel Pellegrini’s men to the sword with four first half goals at the Mercedes-Benz Arena.Kelechi Iheanacho and wantaway striker Edin Dzeko pulled goals back for City.Missed the action? Catch all six goals below!Filip Kostic opened the scoring with a fine finish:Daniel Divadi doubled Stuttgart’s lead, slotting through Hart’s legs:Daniel Ginczek make it 3-0 with City’s defence nowhere to be seen:Ginczek grabbed his second with more suspect City defending:Iheanacho pulled one back for the Premier League side, Sterling with the assist:Dzeko made it 4-2 after more clever play from Sterling, but City fans will be concerned ahead of the opening weekend of the Premier League:last_img read more

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