La Salle outlasts FEU in five; surprising Adamson downs UP

first_imgSlow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. La Salle’s championship poise again came in full show. —AUGUST DELA CRUZLa Salle coach Ramil De Jesus didn’t like how his Lady Spikers let the game almost slip.But then again, De Jesus thought it might be the kind of match the defending champions needed.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Read Next Deaf personalities everyone should know PLAY LIST 04:26Deaf personalities everyone should know05:01What the Deaf want the hearing to know01:24Life lessons the hearing can learn from the Deaf01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: 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 City Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH The Lady Falcons soared to their second straight win for a 2-1 card, already eclipsing their one-win total from Season 79, while the Lady Maroons slipped to their second straight loss and a 1-2 record.“It feels good, because last year was really tough for us and only winning one game it was hard so getting our second win, we’ve already our record and it feels good,” said Adamson coach Air Padda. “It shows that there’s been growth in the program and our team is not a pushover from last year.”With the Lady Falcons up two sets to none and holding a 23-18 lead in the third, Diana Carlos managed to score two straight points to cut the margin to three, 23-20, and give UP a semblance of fight.Carlos’ back-to-back hits prompted Padda to call time, and Jema Galanza calmed her mentor down with a pinpoint kill that went through UP’s defense and put the Lady Falcons at the 24-20 match point.UP’s Marian Buitre then gave Adamson the win when she failed to get the ball over from her side of the floor.Adamson had eight service aces in the first set alone. After trading blows with FEU for a 5-5 tie in the fifth set, the Lady Spikers turned up the heat and went on a 10-2 run to end the match with Michelle Cobb connecting with Desiree Cheng for the sharp kill.La Salle’s first semblance of disparity in the fifth set was its 12-6 lead when Aduke Ogunsanya brushed off Jeanette Villareal’s attempt.La Salle already had a 24-22 advantage in the third set and needed just one point to finish off FEU. But Kianna Dy’s first attempt to end the match went out of bounds.Dy’s second attempt got blocked and Villareal denied Ogunsanya that gave FEU the 25-24 lead before Bernadeth Pons calmly scored the Lady Tamaraws’ 26th point of the third set.Adamson, though, wasted no time and stunned University of the Philippines, 25-9, 27-25, 25-20, in the other game.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH AFP official booed out of forum Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting Awaiting Pacquiao’s ring return La Salle survived Far Eastern University, 25-22, 25-17, 24-26, 23-25, 15-7, to streak to its third straight win in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.“I always tell the team that even though they got the first two sets, we will lag behind in the third set,” said De Jesus in Filipino. “It’s fairly easy to score the first 24 points, but it’s very difficult to get that last one.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“These five-set matches are good because we can already see what needs to be fixed and it’s really a test for the team’s character.”The Lady Spikers, who tied National University on top at 3-0, sent the Lady Tamaraws skidding to their second straight loss after an opening-day win. View commentslast_img read more

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first_imgThe dependables Shine onBe opulent this fall with blingy crystals and stones that adorn fine surfaces. Jumpsuits Trendy overalls continue to make their presence felt on fall runways. Get Folksy Gypsy inspired clothing, in an uber-luxe avatar is back in vogue this season.How to pack smartThe trick to packing smart,The dependablesShine onBe opulent this fall with blingy crystals and stones that adorn fine surfaces.Jumpsuits Trendy overalls continue to make their presence felt on fall runways.Get Folksy Gypsy inspired clothing, in an uber-luxe avatar is back in vogue this season.How to pack smartThe trick to packing smart is to travel light. While it isn’t possible to take along your entire wardrobe when travelling, or carry a whole range of shadows and lipsticks, a few simple tips can ensure youre always at your stylish best.The key to selecting travel clothes is interchangeability. Ensure that your tops and bottoms pair well in every combination. Stick with simple and classic styles and choose a neutral colour scheme for your wardrobe.Opt for fabrics that behave and are low-maintainence. Leave your linens and cottons home. Travel in synthetic blends that don’t wrinkle. Some of the staples items you need are a LBD, white shirt, a pair of denims, a blazer, a cashmere cardigan and neutral colour pumps and flats. Reversible skirts are great as well since they can be repeated with different tops. A small trinket box is a must. Select a couple of jewellery items that can be paired with all your ensembles. Travel smart and look great on your next vacation.Chic travel gearTod’s TrolleyPrice: Rs 1,42,000Tumi Jewellery Roll Price: Rs 10,000iPad case Price: Rs 5,850Buck’s Carryall Price: Rs 15,600Louis Vuitton Vanity Case Price: On RequestHair jewellery goes hauteWomen’s love for hair jewellery goes way back, and this season haute hair accessories are scorching the ramp. Yves Saint Laurent, Elie Tahari and Fendi, each have their own take on it. Most recently, these accessories were showcased in the exhibit of Chanel Metiers D’Art Paris Bombay Collection.These days, hair baubles are available in countless styles. With such a wide array, choosing the right hair accessory can often be tricky. It can either end up falling flat, or clash completely with your attire and get too much unwanted attention.A dainty headband is a simple yet fashionable choice. To channel the flower child in you, opt for flower hair clips, reminiscent of the groovy 70s. When in doubt about how to use the accessory, always remember that less is more.The key to choosing the perfect hair accessory is to find the one that complements you well and enhances your style quotient instead of cramping it. Also, take into consideration what’s appropriate for the occasion. From gaudy to glizty, it’s time you went haute with your hair.advertisementHot listCuffs Price: On RequestAlexander McQueen at KitschNecklacePrice: Rs 14,800DeNovembreBeltPrice: Rs 28,000BurberryBag Price: On RequestDiorShoePrice: On RequestEtroHair trends this fallSimple, stylish and easy to manage hair-dos are the way to go. Styles that can switch between a ramp look and office chic are definite winners. If you sport a long and frizzy mane, style it into a polished ponytail.If you have short and thin hair, part it down the middle and create a street style thats both fun and classy.The quintessential braid has made a comeback.For a complete lesson in haircare visit Krastase’s Institut d’Huile or the Oil Institute, which was launched recently at Saks in Mumbai.What’s hot and what’s notNot Prints that clashHot Matching prints headto-toeNotFlared short skirtsHot Sleek pencil skirtslast_img read more