Big changes for 2015 schoolboy football season

first_imgA new title, night games, and pool sponsors are just some of the new features that will be added to the 2015 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW schoolboy Manning and daCosta Cup competitions. The competition is set to kick off on Saturday, September 12 with a triple-header at Catherine Hall Sports Complex in Montego Bay. Manning Cup champions Jamaica College will oppose Calabar High in the opener at 2 p.m. DaCosta Cup holders Clarendon College take on Edwin Allen in the second game at 4:45 p.m, before Irwin High face former winners Cornwall College in the final game at 6:45 p.m. Last season’s title sponsors LIME have merged with FLOW, who are the new title sponsors, and the 2015 schoolboy football competition will be the first undertaking by the new sponsors this season is the introduction of night schoolboy football. ISSA president, Dr Walton Small, admitted that there are concerns regarding night football for schoolboys but cautioned that this season was a trial and that they would review it at the end of the competition. “We had the discussion and the pros and cons were looked at … . For these games we expect everything to be finish by 8 p.m. “If parents can’t accompany them, we expect them to put things in place to ensure they get back to their destinations.. At the end of the year it is something that we are going to evaluate to see if we should continue,” he told The Gleaner. Another new addition is pool sponsors. Eleven schools will make a pool, which will include one seeded Manning Cup team and a seeded daCosta Cup team and nine others selected by each prospective sponsors. The logo for the pool sponsor will be branded on the back of the jerseys. There are 10 pools available and Wisynco has already taken four pools, Locker room has taken one pool and Lasco another pool, while two companies are said to be in negotiations and their sponsorship will be announced by next week. Each pool costs $2 million and the sponsorship will extend to the school’s junior teams (Under-14s and Under-16s) who will wear the sponsor’s logo at the front of their jerseys for their respective competitions. The Manning Cup final is set for November 28 at the National Stadium and the daCosta Cup final scheduled for December 5 at the Catherine Hall Complex. The ISSA/FLOW Super Cup will take place between October 24 and November 14. There will only be one leg for the Oliver Shield this year and that takes place on December 12.last_img read more

Montalbo on another La Salle loss: We need to learn

first_imgThe Green Archers were still within distance of the Soaring Falcons with less than a minute remaining but they couldn’t hold possession in the two chances they had in the final minute of the game.Adamson held on to win, 57-50, but La Salle captain Kib Montalbo believes the loss has given them vital lessons moving forward.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“We need to learn, we’re a young team,” said Montalbo Saturday at Smart Araneta Coliseum as his team stayed at the fourth spot with a 5-4 record while the Soaring Falcons moved up to a league-best 7-2 slate.La Salle trailed 55-50 with 1:05 left after its press collapsed allowing Papi Sarr to score on an open layup. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil De La Salle had an opportune chance of creating chaos in the upper half of the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball tournament, if only it completed its botched comeback attempt against Adamson University.ADVERTISEMENT Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Texas could be Ferrari’s last stand in 2018 LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college MOST READ Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown 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 Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal What followed were two bone-headed plays that happened right after Louie Gonzalez called consecutive timeouts.The Green Archers have five rookies and one sophomore and Montalbo said they have to fight especially with the season coming down to its final few game days.“We’re a rebuilding team but still when you’re in La Salle there’s no rebuilding,” said Montalbo who had four points and three assists. “We got to fight and we just need to improve.”ADVERTISEMENT For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. View commentslast_img read more

Donovan Mitchell dominates as Jazz thrash Lakers

first_imgMOST READ The Jazz also got a solid performance from Royce O’Neale, who went 5 for 12 from 3-point range on his to a season-high 17 points.Michael Beasley scored 17 points for the Lakers. Brandon Ingram added 15 points and Kyle Kuzma had 11 points and eight rebounds.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissLos Angeles (23-20) lost for the sixth time in nine games without LeBron James in the lineup. James is out with a groin injury.All three Jazz point guards — Ricky Rubio, Dante Exum and Raul Neto — were sidelined with injuries. But Mitchell helped make up for his missing teammates. Lakers: James did not travel to Utah. … Kuzma went 0 of 8 from the field in the first half and shot just 4 of 18 (.222) from the floor overall. … Ingram scored just three points over the final three quarters.Jazz: Favors now has 3,986 career rebounds with Utah and passed Greg Ostertag (3,978) for fourth place on the Jazz rebounding list. … Mitchell scored 25-plus points for the fourth consecutive game. … O’Neale’s five 3-pointers equaled the team total for the Lakers.UP NEXTLakers: Host the Cavaliers on Sunday.Jazz: Host the Bulls on Saturday.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history James Harden, Rockets overwhelm lowly Cavaliers In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) shoots as Los Angeles Lakers center Ivica Zubac (40) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)SALT LAKE CITY — Donovan Mitchell had 33 points and a career-high nine assists, helping the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Lakers 113-95 on Friday night.Utah (22-21) made 15 3-pointers in its fourth win in five games. Rudy Gobert had 12 points and a season-high 18 rebounds. Joe Ingles had 14 points and a career-high 12 boards, and Derrick Favors finished with 15 points and a season-high 13 rebounds.ADVERTISEMENT Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title View comments 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 Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Utah broke the game open in the second quarter by holding Los Angeles without a field goal for nearly seven minutes. The Lakers trailed 41-34 after Ivica Zubac scored back-to-back baskets with 7:35 left. They did not get another basket until Javale McGee hit a short jumper with 55.1 seconds left in the half.Utah took advantage of the drought. The Jazz used an 18-4 run to open a 59-38 lead. Mitchell fueled much of the run with his play on both ends of the court. He drove for a pair of baskets, blocked a layup attempt by Kyle Kuzma, and fed a no-look pass to Ingles in the corner to set up his first 3-pointer of the night.Los Angeles trimmed Utah’s lead to 76-66 in the third quarter after Beasley made back-to-back baskets and hit a pair of free throws as part of a 10-0 run. The Lakers couldn’t cut it to single digits.Utah used a 14-5 run, capped by a layup from Gobert, to put it out of reach again and take a 95-73 lead with 7:03 left in the fourth quarter.TIP-INSADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

Several Lindeners fined for DUI offences

first_imgSeveral Lindeners were fined for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol on Wednesday when they appeared at the Linden Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate Rushelle Liverpool.The offences all carried a fine of 00 with default sentences ranging from a week to two weeks in prison. Neil Patterson was fined for the offence when he was found guilty of driving pickup PJJ691 along Sir David Rose Avenue, Mackenzie, on Thursday 6 August, while his breath alcohol level was 110 micrograms, which is above the prescribed limit. Failure to pay the sum will result in a default sentence of a week in prison.Floyd Wilson was also fined for the offence of DUI. The court heard that on Sunday 9 October, he drove car PSS9186 on the Kara Kara public road, Mackenzie, with his breath alcohol level at 42 micrograms. Failure to pay the sum will result in a default sentence of two weeks in prison.Additionally, Victor Edward of Speightland, Mackenzie, was charged and fined in relation to the offence. Facts of the case indicated that he drove car PPP9272 on Greenheart Street, Mackenzie, on Wednesday 5 October, while his breath alcohol level was 139 micrograms. Failure to pay the sum will result in a default sentence of two weeks in prison.Meanwhile, Richard Gomes of South Amelia’s Ward, Mackenzie, was also fined in a DUI offence: The charge against him read that he drove a car along the Kara Kara Public Road on October 9, while his breath alcohol level was 72 micrograms. Failure to pay the sum will result in a default sentence of two weeks in prison.Also fined in connection with DUI was Ray Murray of Central Amelia’s Ward. The court heard that he drove car PNN3235 on Greenheart Street, with his breath alcohol level at 67 micrograms. The fine carries a default sentence of two weeks imprisonment.Similarly, Patriece McPherson of Old Kara Kara was fined in connection with driving a vehicle while his breath alcohol level exceeded the prescribed limit.The court heard that he drove van PHH3551 on Greenheart Street on Wednesday 5 October while his breath alcohol level was 45 micrograms. The fine carries a default sentence of two weeks in prison.Ras Marcus Mckenzie of Central Amelia’s Ward was also fined 00 after he was found guilty of driving car PNN5490 along the Kara Kara Public Road on Sunday 9 October while his breath alcohol level was 98 micrograms.In addition, Dwayne Oudkerk also of Central Amelia’s Ward was fined when he was found guilty of driving car PNN3417 on the Washer Pond Road, Mackenzie, on October 7 while his breath alcohol level was 40 micrograms. Failure to pay the sum will result in a default sentence of two weeks in prison.Jillian Benjamin of Noitgedacht was also slapped with a fine after being found guilty of driving motorcycle CG2778 along the Washer Pond Road while his breath alcohol level was 43 micrograms.Failure to pay the fine will result in a default sentence of two weeks imprisonment.last_img read more

Single game U-17 tickets selling quick in Fort St. John

first_imgWith pre-tournament games starting later this week for the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, tickets for the event are continuing to sell at a brisk pace. The top sellers are this point are the gold and bronze medal games in Dawson Creek, and individual game tickets for contests scheduled in Fort St. John.Barry Reynard of Hockey Canada said organizers are very pleased with the response to tickets so far.“I can tell you that the gold medal and bronze are selling like hotcakes. What’s taken off is that the individual tickets, we’re starting to see specific uptake now in Fort St. John on any of the Canada and Russian games. There’s the exhibition game, and the Russian game. Three of those Russia games are filling up very strongly,” he said.- Advertisement -Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.last_img read more

Datebook

first_imgFRIDAY Crepe-O-Rama high school culinary competition, 9 a.m.-noon, Los Angeles Mission College South Atrium, 13356 Eldridge Ave., Sylmar. Call (818) 704-9979. Teen art show, 7-9 p.m., Los Angeles Pierce College Art Gallery, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. Call (818) 705-8758. Mail Datebook entries – including time, date, location and phone number – to Daily News City Desk, P.O. Box 4200, Woodland Hills, CA 91365; fax (818) 713-0058; e-mail dnmetro@dailynews.com. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

We are very happy: Pochettino delivers his verdict on Spurs’ draw with Man United

first_imgTottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino declared himself “very happy” after watching his side hold Manchester United to a goalless draw.Spurs stretched their run to five Premier League games without defeat in the day’s early kick-off, and the White Hart Lane boss was more than satisfied with the outcome.“We are in a good way, “he said. “We need time to improve in every game and we need to set out our philosophy.“We need to improve our game step by step, but I’m happy with the feeling after today. We showed we are solid and I’m pleased for the players.“We are very happy.”last_img

DONEGAL MAN TO BE CHARGED THIS EVENING

first_imgA 39 year old Donegal man arrested on Wednesday evening, 9th March 2016 in Co Meath and detained at Drogheda Garda station under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939 as amended will be charged before a sitting of the Special Criminal Court, at the Criminal Court of Justice, Parkgate Street this evening, Friday 7p.m.DONEGAL MAN TO BE CHARGED THIS EVENING was last modified: March 11th, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

‘I would be happy if I stay at Lazio’ – Man United target Milinkovic-Savic

first_imgSergej Milinkovic-Savic has revealed he would be happy to stay at Lazio – despite interest from Juventus, Real Madrid and Manchester United.The midfielder was one of the star performers in Serie A last season and is now in high demand this summer. Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade RANKED Milinkovic-Savic is wanted by multiple top European clubs, although he has a hefty price tag of £131m that could be a stumbling block.The Serbian has put discussing his future on hold until now but, after Serbia were eliminated from the World Cup, he is set for showdown talks with his agent. silverware Lazio originally feared the 23-year-old would demand to leave, but he has confessed he could end up staying.“I need a little bit of rest now,” Milinkovic-Savic told Italian broadcaster Mediaset.“I’ll return to Rome and I would be happy if I stay at Lazio, as I’m content there and I have a contract.“I read something different in the papers every day, but I haven’t thought about it yet. First I’ll rest for a bit, then we’ll see.” Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Brown’s half-time antics, eight-goal thrillers… relive these Boxing Day classics Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures gameday cracker possible standings crackers Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade center_img Latest Manchester United News England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won REVEALED REVEALED Milinkovic-Savic’s Serbia were knocked out at the World Cup group stage Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January who plays? How Man United could line up for Newcastle clash – will Pogba start? deals 1 smart causal last_img read more

Incredibly, this has happened since Arsenal last won a league title

first_img Most Popular In Football Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card RANKED REVEALED 5 La Liga titles x3Bundesliga titles x3Premier League titles x1Champions Leagues x2Spanish Cups x2German Cups x2League Cups x1 REVEALED They’ve come a long way in a short space of time and appear destined to finally win the Champions League trophy that has eluded them for so long 5 It was May 2004 when Arsenal made history.The Gunners rounded off their campaign in style to become the first side to go through an entire league season unbeaten since Preston achieved the feat in 1888/89.It was the last time they won the Premier League and they have rarely threatened to do so since, focusing instead on just finishing in the top four.Some weird and wonderful stuff has happened since Arsenal’s last title win…1. Katie Price has become a thing Spurs beat Chelsea in extra-time to win the 2008 League Cup – their last piece of silverware Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury 2. Pep Guardiola retired from playing football (2006), then became a manager who has won 14 major trophies and counting Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Unveiled in January 2007 and on sale from June, the iPhone was revolutionary (just like Arsenal were at one stage) shining Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade 5 Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Guardiola as a manager (major honours) MONEY center_img getty images – getty 6. Tottenham have even won a trophy! Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Look at that hair. Chelsea signed Robben in 2004 when he was just 20, but he left in 2004 and went on to play for Real Madrid and now Bayern Munich. That’s Katie Price. She’s famous. And she’s actually had more success in her life recently than Arsenal have on the pitch. BEST OF 5 ADVICE 5 REPLY Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade huge blow 4. Arjen Robben had hair in 2004 no dice Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? 3. Juventus were relegated from Serie A, earned promotion back to the top and have now won seven consecutive titles and reached TWO Champions League finals 5. The iPhone has been invented since Arsenal’s last title triumph Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester starslast_img read more