Tigresses on wrong side of history as Lady Warriors finally end skid

first_imgSea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings “I hope this becomes a lesson for the team that they should always protect the pride of the school, although I commend University of the East for overcoming this winless spell.”What made the Golden Tigresses’ loss to the Lady Warriors more dismal was how they collapsed in the third and fourth sets after getting the 24th point.UST held a 24-20 lead in the third before allowing UE to go on an 8-2 run to close the set at 28-26.The Golden Tigresses also broke down in the ensuing set when they wasted a 24-22 lead after allowing Mary Ann Mendrez and Shaya Adorador to exchange hits for the 24-24 tie and committing two straight errors to award UE the victory.“We still lack that finishing ability so we really have to correct that issue,” said Reyes, whose team slipped to 2-6. “We have to assess what has happened because we have to change this second round. We have to fix every issue that we have.”ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew University of Santo Tomas just made history for all the wrong reasons.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Athletes treated to a spectacle as SEA Games 2019 officially ends PLAY LIST 08:07Athletes treated to a spectacle as SEA Games 2019 officially ends03:30PH’s Rogen Ladon boxing flyweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)03:34PH’s Carlo Paalam boxing light 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 It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Slaughter doubtful for semis opener as Ginebra faces ‘monster’ SMB For more than two decades, the Golden Tigresses had never lost to the Lady Warriors but that ended on Friday in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament.University of the East stunned UST in four sets, 25-23, 18-25, 28-26, 26-24, to win its first string of two straight games since 2012, and Golden Tigresses head Kung Fu Reyes had no choice but to accept that they were on the wrong side of history.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“I told the players that play this game for the school, ‘if we lose here we will make history and until the day you go old you will bring this with you,’” said Reyes in Filipino Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The victory marks UE’s first win over UST since the 1993-1994 academic year. Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano MOST READlast_img read more

Windsor Castle residents blame farmer for cash crop losses

first_imgIndiscriminate spraying of herbicide…fruits, vegetables and water supplies also contaminated with poisonResidents living in the Windsor Castle area on the Essequibo Coast in Region Two are counting their losses due to excessive spraying conducted by a particular rice farmer.Vegetables damaged by the poisonSeveral acres of land in the area are currently contaminated. According to information reaching Guyana Times, a rice farmer on Thursday last sprayed his fields with the herbicide suspected to be that of Gramoxone.According to residents, instead of the farmer using a fogging machine, he reportedly used a tractor with an attached mounted sprayer.In the process of spraying his rice lands, he unconsciously damaged a large portion of lands within close proximity of his plot. Information reaching Guyana Times indicated that more than sixty residents have been affected. Reports also indicate that fruits, vegetables and water supplies have also been contaminated.Venting their frustration over the issue, many explained that their plot of vegetables are scorched. The plants were currently damaged and the livelihoods of many persons are affected.Rice farmer Indarpaul Ramkoomar is one of the affected persons. Apart from cultivating rice, Mr. Ramkoomar also cultivates vegetables on a medium scale, for whole sale and retail purposes.The rice farmer said that he estimates a loss of some $300,000, inclusive of profit and capital. The farmer said he was not at home and as such did not get to washed the poison off the plants.Police were informed about the matter and the Pesticides and Toxic Control Board was also informed. An investigation has been launched. (Indrawattie Natram)last_img read more