Alvarez, Tacloban quickly put PVL debut loss behind

first_img‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Shola Alvarez said the Fighting Warays were still adjusting with each other, especially to imports Amporn Hyapha and Sasiwimol Sangpan, after their limited time together prior to the league’s opener on Sunday.“Coach Nes (Pamilar) told us that we should just set aside this first game because this is already over and we can’t do anything about the result,” said Alvarez in Filpino at Filoil Flying V Centre.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 crownTacloban were subjected to a bitter opening day loss to PayMaya, 25-8, 33-31, 25-20, in a game that featured a shy bunch of Fighting Warays trying to not step on each others toes.The Fighting Warays, who started training as a complete team midway through April, then found their groove in the second set although they eventually fizzled out in the third. Alvarez, who played against Jovielyn Prado and Regine Arocha in the NCAA, said her familiarity with the other players helped her adjust quickly and it took them just the second set to sort things out.“During the first set it was obvious we were still adjusting with each other, especially with the imports,” said Alvarez, who had seven points. “Then we talked right before the second set and that we should be more vocal on the floor.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ 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’center_img Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Wright delivers winner as Phoenix upstages Magnolia Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. SEA Games 2019: Charly Suarez stops Burmese foe, advances to boxing semi PLAY LIST 03:22SEA Games 2019: Charly Suarez stops Burmese foe, advances to boxing semi01:02Fans fill up Philippine Arena for SEA Games opening03:30PH’s Rogen Ladon boxing flyweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)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 LATEST STORIES It wasn’t the best of welcomes for Tacloban in the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference, but that start was a mistake the team is willing to immediately brush off.ADVERTISEMENT Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water recedinglast_img read more


Clarence Cooper Promises to Promote Male Models

first_imgAfter being awarded the prize “Mr Universal Ambassador – Africa,” Clarence Success Cooper has promised to engage government and other stakeholders to develop a program that will empower upcoming and talented male models.The Mr Universal Ambassador pageant ran from November 3-13 in Indonesia and featured events like pool hunk modeling competition and sport competition, for which Clarence was the overall winner.During the final, the judges selected the Liberian representative as one of the winners. The Liberian representative at the pageant was the only person to finish among the top five in all major preliminary competitions.“I’m going to work with relevant authorities to design strategies that will support upcoming models in Liberia and encourage them to pursue there dreams of becoming a world class model,” he said.Though he did not state when this consultation work with the relevant government ministries will begin, he, however, said such a plan will make the dream of many male models become a reality by enabling them to represent Liberia on the international stage. “I entered the competition with the motivation to win, and by grace I did not disappoint my county. I’m proud that Liberia came out victorious,” added Cooper.“I will do all I can to make sure that the Liberian government and its people promote male pageants like it is done with their female counterparts.”Clarence extended his heartfelt thank to all Liberians who voted from around the world, and especially to all those that contributed to making his trip to Indonesia a reality.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more