Michael Rogershttps://www.tcu360.com/author/michael-rogers/ printThe students sitting behind the front desk of Wright Hall on a wet and rainy October night are more than just ID numbers. There sits George Chumas, a senior accounting major who has an opportunity to play a positive role in people’s lives, despite the confines of the purple-walled lobby.Chumas said working as a residence assistant means more than just the check that comes along with the job. To him, it’s about truly making a hall a home and being the positive impact on his residents that his freshman year residence assistant was on him.“My freshman year residence assistant was so incredibly kind,” he said. “He got me plugged in immediately and I just felt like I was doing all the things I needed to be doing, so when I got the opportunity to apply for that role, you know, you take it and you run with it.”Chumas took the mindset of fostering a community and building strong relationships from his resident assistant position and carried it over into building the newest fraternity on TCU’s campus, Sigma Nu, from an idea to a fully chartered chapter his freshman year.“To have an opportunity to build something from the ground up and have not necessarily my opinion matter, but to take this gigantic vision and be the vehicle to make it happen – what a challenging thing to do,” he said. “I wanted a role.”Chumas added that the impact his fraternity can have for the greater good may not reach across to all fraternities on campus but can be a driving force for him and his fellow fraternity brothers.Saturdays are not just game days for Chumas either. As a horn player for the TCU Horned Frog Marching Band, Saturdays are the culmination of the six-hour rehearsal week he ensued with his fellow musicians and to him, it’s worth every second.“Everything boils down to the people – it sincerely does,” Chumas said. “I’ve met the best people on this campus and in the band.”Six hours of rehearsal a week prepares Chumas and his friends in the TCU Horned Frog Marching Band for the game day. (Photo courtesy of George Chumas).He said it comes to no surprise to him that TCU was ranked 2nd in student engagement by the Wall Street Journal last week. He credited the entire university from the administration down to the students for the all-around commitment to fostering personal growth and involvement throughout campus.“The way it works from the top down here, how could you not succeed when all the administration wants you to do well?” Chumas said. “How could you not succeed when all the organizational advisors want you to do well? How could you not succeed when everyone around you is pushing for you to personally grow?”Chumas credited the university for providing the opportunities for him to take advantage of.“I did take advantage of those opportunities,” he said. “I became a product of my environment. I got to take things I like and apply them at a really high level.” TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history ReddIt + posts Facebook Michael Rogers Six hours of rehearsal a week prepares Chumas and his friends in the TCU band for game day. Michael Rogershttps://www.tcu360.com/author/michael-rogers/ Linkedin Twitter World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution ReddIt Linkedin Michael Rogershttps://www.tcu360.com/author/michael-rogers/ Previous articleHoroscope: October 24, 2017Next articleTCU ‘can’t wait’ for top-25 football matchup at Iowa State Michael Rogers RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Twitter Michael Rogershttps://www.tcu360.com/author/michael-rogers/ ACT, SAT scores now optional for students applying to TCU in 2021 ‘Unchartered territory’ as Trump impeachment trial begins in the Senate Former President Jimmy Carter hospitalized TCU, SMU students collaborate on app for students, businesses Welcome TCU Class of 2025
David Hall, managing director of wholesale baker London Bread & Cake Company, says the key to baking quality goods is matching the right product to the right oven. He uses a Revorack, which cost about £17,000 including installation, and a smaller Sveba-Dahlen, costing about £5,000.Hall makes 10,000 bagels daily in the larger oven, which he says bakes to very high temperatures and circulates air around the product, maintaining the heat even when the door is opened. He also finds rack ovens good for certain patisserie, such as croissants, Danish and buns, as well as high loaves, such as cottage bread or farmhouse.”I use both rack ovens every day and we are going virtually 24 hours seven days a week. There is rarely any breakdown or maintenance needs. Sometimes you need to clean the steam pipes out when they scale up, but it’s straightforward.”Hall says he would not be able to produce a quality Danish, croissant or bagel if it were not for his rack ovens. “When we’ve tried to make them in other ovens, we could not get a good-quality product. Racks are critical for optimising quality.”Alex Fleck, managing director of Bread Roll Bakery in Darwen, Lancashire, however, explains that there are some products he cannot bake in a rack oven because of customer preference. He says rack ovens bake morning goods until they are brown all the way around. “Our customers do not like them like that it’s the colour of them. It is just our customers’ preference to have them baked in the deck oven.”We bake pies the most in the rack and we can get 640 units in there. We could get more, but we spread them out to get better heat dispersion.”Increased capacityArchie Paterson, co-founder and managing director of Nevis Bakery, near Fort William, in Scotland, installed a four-rack Double D Rack Oven supplied by JBT FoodTech about a year ago, taking the total number of his Double D rack ovens to three. This enabled him to increase capacity by 70%. Paterson says his deck and reel ovens are excellent for certain products, such as morning rolls, but they could not handle the capacity he needed at the 12,000sq ft bakery. “The rack ovens make life much simpler, because there is no need to constantly load up individual loaf tins. We can simply programme the oven and let it do its job.”Consistent product is crucial for a bakery that supplies catering outlets, multiple retailers and grocery stores throughout the UK. Paterson says such consistency is made possible by the rotating turntable and Double D’s airflow system, which bakes evenly across each tray and from the top to the bottom of the rack. “We are also able to experiment by adjusting the CCS2 Controller for time, temperature and venting, so we can make sure each different product is baked exactly the way the customers want it.”Keith Stalker, managing director of European Process Plant (EPP), supplier of the new energy-saving rack oven MIWE roll-in e+, says it can be daunting to buy such an important piece of equipment, but that rack ovens are the answer if a quality convection bake, batch after batch, is required.David Charlesworth, technical sales engineer at Norbake, adds that rack ovens save time, labour and energy. “You fill the rack with bread cakes or bread and you just wheel it in without having to handle the trays again.” He says they are not as versatile as decks, but as Duncan Macfarlane, sales director of Scobie & McIntosh, agent for Revent, points out, different manufacturers’ models can vary dramatically in performance. “The way the air is pushed into the oven is important to get an even bake. The steaming system is important as well If designed in such a way that it is made with steel balls sitting on trays, that gives you greater surface area than a steel rod, so you will turn more water into steam in a quicker period.” This results in a more even distribution of the steam and saves heat loss, making it more energy-efficient, he says.Conserving energyEnergy efficiency is what it is all about today. EPP says some bakers involved in trials of MIWE roll-in e+, which has a USB port on the front and an Ethernet-interface installed, are noting potential energy savings of up to 25%. Stalker says many bakers also reported a more uniform colour, a shinier crust and a “more beautiful crust crack” from their roll products. He says engineers had worked hard to improve the air conduction on the oven, which had made it possible to bake at lower temperatures and cut energy costs.Meanwhile, Tom Chandley has latched on to the eco-trend with its new ’Eco’ Rack Oven that claims to use less energy and results in what it says is a dramatic reduction in heat loss. A ’turbo controller’ with 24-hour clock has a built-in sensor, which puts the oven into a sleep mode where appropriate. The user can set the sleep mode temperature to, for example, 50 degrees below the bake temperature, avoiding energy wastage.This built-in feature also ensures the oven is always on standby, so it can be brought quickly back up to bake temperature as and when required.The Eco has a built-in steam system, which requires no drain, because it is balanced to ensure no excess water is injected into it and therefore no waste water produced. A self-condensing hood can be added if external extraction cannot be fitted.Scobie rack ovens have a computer panel, allowing for different temperatures during the baking cycles and enabling bakers to increase or decrease, say, 5C or 12C automatically as part of the programme. It will also automatically open the damper near the end of the bake to extract excess moisture. Macfarlane says: “We have a patented system for the steam and for the rack-lift mechanism. With the computer system and the way the airflow panels have been designed, you get consistent product.”Bread Roll Bakery’s Fleck is one baker who places huge importance on energy efficiency, which is one of the reasons he opted for a woodchip-fired bio-oven from Bakewell Ovens and plans another. It costs him half as much to run as gas and electric models, he says. Fleck explains that energy-efficient models are essential, given that energy costs have skyrocketed and could continue to do so. Interest-free loans to buy them are available from the Carbon Trust, he adds.There is an added bonus to baking with woodchips, of course it produces ash, although not an unwieldy amount. Why is this beneficial? It is compostable and Fleck uses it to fertilise the garden. Surely baking does not get better than that. Buying tips l Ascertain the manufacturer’s historyl Try the oven out with your own products at a test facilityl Check out the back-up servicel Meet the engineers and the controllersl Speak to other bakers, but remember that what is good for them is not necessarily good for youl Consider buying second-hand, on eBay and in auctionsl Take a look at biomass if fuel-saving is important to you
Pennsylvania’s Mason Porter is on a serious roll. In recent months, they’ve released a single based on the Edgar Allen Poe story The Tell Tale Heart, had a small batch craft beer named after them, and now have partnered with the National Park Service’s Centennial celebration to release a new EP, Heart Of the Mountains. While many sponsorships can be blatant advertisements, the way Mason Porter has taken the very essence of embracing nature and infused it into their songwriting and playing is both impressive and heartwarming. It’s hard to find a more universally agreed upon subject than the protection and importance of our many unspoiled parks and preserves, and the merging of that thought with the mountain music made by Mason Porter is inspired.Opening with the title track, Mason Porter kicks off the nature themed collection of tunes with a very visceral lyrical look at the enveloping sense of being far from civilization, lost in nature’s splendor. The driving mandolin, fiddle and drums give the song a galloping nature that invokes the gleeful spirit of running free. “See America,” the second track, talks of second chances and the boundless hope that is the American Dream. “Box Of Answers” features a meditative, lilting examination of choices, mistakes and the inability of modern distractions to fill the emotional needs that we all possess. To find life’s riddles, we fire have to put more thought into asking the right question. A much needed reminder that was very well put.Mason Porter takes this nature themed opportunity to deliver a spellbinding take on the old-as-the-hills song “Shenandoah.” It’s been adapted and reworked many times throughout its hundreds of years of existence, and Mason Porter continues in that long tradition by merging modern production and sensibilities with a timeless sound. The ethereal opening of “You And I” shows the depth of sound, variety of tempos and incredible potential of Mason Porter’s diverse array of instrumentation. Whispering and wistful, the romantic song touches not on the more familiar ground of finding or losing love but the less examined area of how to keep the flame alive.The closing tune, “Yosemite,” is a lengthy instrumental that allows the band to stretch out and find fresh ways to fill space in ways only they can. It’s a strong song and a telling indicator of the band’s development. You can literally hear the thought put into the spacing and pacing of the proceedings and it’s proof that proper planning gives bands the best chances to shine.Heart Of the Mountains is a strong statement from Mason Porter about the state of the band and its future, which is certainly as clear and wide open as the parks that the album celebrates. With the amount of material already released this year, it’s a safe bet we’re not done hearing from them, but for now, fans of modern bluegrass have six new songs of gold to treasure.
– Advertisement – “The resort bubble would let guests leave their rooms and enjoy on-site amenities while completing the mandatory quarantine while wearing GPS-monitored bracelets,” he said, noting that should Hawaii reinstate the mandatory quarantine for all travelers, these bubbles would make it possible for the resort to remain operational for inter-island travel and for locals.The staff at Timbers is made up of locals and their safety is essential, Mr. Moore said.“Our employees go home, many have large families and they are with parents and grandparents and children, and keeping them safe is essential to everyone’s well-being,” he said.- Advertisement – “What the data suggests so far is that here in Hawaii, testing has been the key to safely reopening,” he said. “We now understand the data and the importance of testing. Testing provides a high level of protection for visitors, staff and residents.”The hotel used to have an in-person welcoming process that included staff members putting leis on guests as they arrived and checking them in with a cocktail in hand. Now, a key is waiting for guests when they arrive, and capacity is capped at 60 percent. Each of the hotel’s 72 suites has its own heating, ventilation and air conditioning system.Gary Moore, managing director at Timbers Kauai at Hokuala, said that the reopening has been “anything but clear,” but what is clear is: “We have to find a way to live with the disease.” Mr. Moore said that despite various challenges, the lessons learned at his property about distancing people, mask enforcement, temperature checking and even separating guests and putting them in “bubbles,” could be applied at other resorts.- Advertisement – Mr. McMillan added that he believes that “in some markets, especially for international travel, until a vaccine is more widely available, testing will become part of the norm.”For Jonathan McManus, the owner of Hotel Wailea Relais & Chateaux in Maui, testing presents a way to reopen safely after months of carrying an empty property. He says it will let him keep employees in jobs.- Advertisement –
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Report Reply 0 replies · active 240 weeks ago -7 Vote up Vote down Tax Payer · 240 weeks ago So if all the wonderful tournaments raise so much money then why does the course need more in tax money? Why is it such a sin to request that the course pay it’s own way by charging the people that use it instead of raising taxes on people who have no desire to play the game nor care if the course is here or not?. Report Reply 1 reply · active 240 weeks ago +2 Vote up Vote down Bobby Wilson · 240 weeks ago Tax payer when was the last time you flew a plane into the airport? Just asking. … Report Reply 0 replies · active 240 weeks ago -8 Vote up Vote down jay · 240 weeks ago who cares about the airport, only the rich people use it, its like the golf course these 2 things don’t make wellington grow in anyway. Wow the golf course made 8,,500 in one tournament but the don’t pay its bills. Long live wellington right, as our leaders run it to the ground. Report Reply 0 replies · active 240 weeks ago -4 Vote up Vote down JustMe · 240 weeks ago I didn’t know how it would happen, or how the justification would be drawn…..but there if it is. Lol. The “it’s for the kids” argument. Report Reply 0 replies · active 240 weeks ago +10 Vote up Vote down Eric · 240 weeks ago If on average $30.00 are spent in Wellington by out of town golfers $30×4000(rounds)= $120,000 / year. Not bad for a “amenity” you don’t use. Us out of towners enjoy the Wellington Golf Course though! I’ll fight to keep it and I don’t even live there lol Report Reply 0 replies · active 240 weeks ago -6 Vote up Vote down Ted “Theodore” Logan · 240 weeks ago “or let the big dog eat while feeling it ring deep in your loins.” Yeah, I guess I’ll have to go to my grave not knowing about this. Report Reply 1 reply · active 240 weeks ago +4 Vote up Vote down Tom Countryman · 240 weeks ago Bobby, I for one thank you for this piece defending the Wellington golf course! I am not a resident of Wellington, nor do I golf, but I can sure see how having the course helps your local economy! Report Reply 0 replies · active 240 weeks ago 0 Vote up Vote down credence · 240 weeks ago Nice article Bobby, but I would like to see some documentation about the value. Most times these numbers are usually slightly over rated. Most of the negative comments relate to the frustration the local taxpayers are feeling right now with all the issues down at City Hall and they are looking for ways to save tax dollars. I do believe the course does provide some value to our community through the ways you have identified, but I too would like to see the course be more self supporting. I know Cueball, it is only .01% of the total budget, but what does that equate to in actual dollars? I think if the information Booby has provided is compared to the City’s tax support, people may understand situation better. Just saying. Report Reply 2 replies · active 240 weeks ago +3 Vote up Vote down Bobby Wilson · 240 weeks ago Credence I would have to do some research on that. If your asking to track what each fundraising tournament made. This would obviously depend on the number of people playing and what the entry fee is per player minus the payback or prizes. DH would have a schedule of all the tournaments from last year. The point is there are so many that on some dates they have them in the morning and afternoon. The main point was the fact that people who do not play golf benefit from those who do. Yes it is a quality of life issue. It adds to our community. I just don’t understand the attitude of just because one doesn’t use something makes it useless or not important. I disagree. Like I said I will never use the airport but it seems enough do to justify giving it ten times the money the golf course receives at least this next year. 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Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments To the editor:First off let me say thank you for the three part series on the Wellington Golf Course. I have grown up on this course. Â I love golf and those that have dedicated themselves to making the game a healthy part of Wellington life. There were more than golf lessons learned from Gerald, Kathleen and Steve Gill while growing up. A group of us learned life has itâ€™s up and downs. The lie you receive isnâ€™t always fair but the only thing mattered was the next shot. That same philosophy holds true off the course in our daily lifes.Â Life is what we make of it. It is always fair but the challenge is to continue keeping the faith and hitting the next shot.Bobby WilsonAnyone that knows me understands my addiction, I love golf. Â I will defend the game, the course and its worth in our community with every ounce in my body.Â It isnâ€™t just a game to some of us it is a way of life and those we play with are not just golfers to us but part of an extended family.I can understand that some will never use the golf course. They will never know what it is like to hit a crisp iron shot, roll in a long putt or let the big dog eat while feeling it ring deep in your loins. I totally understand some have the attitude that golf is a rich manâ€™s game. I am here to tell you that it is not the case at all.The one thing that was never covered in the three part series that I find crucial to the argument of city intervention or funding is this. What is the golf courses role in our community. Letâ€™s take a look at just that.Â Â Letâ€™s talk fundraising. We golfers as some like to say should support the course. Pay for the course ourselves. I believe that we do a pretty good job of that. But what else do golfers support. Well we support the Wellington Chamber of Commerce, The Wellington After School Program, The Wellington Crusader Club, The Scott Rice Memorial Tournament, The South Central Cat Backers and the Lions Club to just name a few. We support these not because we get to play free golf that day. Most are already members of the Wellington Golf Club and can already play for free. Playing in these events are expensive but worth every dime. They fund scholarships, equipment, events and add to the quality of life for so many.Â The ones that benefit from these types of fundraisers are kids that are still in school. I would imagine that most have never played a round of golf.When we play in these tournaments usually food is catered in or purchased locally. The golf course allows it to be made in the pavilion at the course. It is just another way money stays local. I do not know if there is away to adequately track that kind of details. But I have had everything from Burgers, Steaks, BBQ, Mexican food to KFC. I appreciate all the vendors that support these charitable causes and make a meal part of the tournament. But again it is money being spent locally.So how much money does a tournament raise? Well according to the Scott Rice Memorial Staff they have raised $50,000 at the local golf course in six years. That is $8,333 per year as an average.Â The Scott Rice is one of the biggest tournaments that the golf course host each year. But the important thing is that I would go as far as saying that out of the 144 golfers to play that day at least half do not live in Wellington.There are several more examples of these types of tournaments. If you want to raise a lot of money in one day have a golf tournament.Â The one thing that makes this so incredible is not only the hard work of volunteers but of the Wellington Golf Club Staff. Derek Harrison or DH as we call him does a tremendous job marketing the golf course. He has brought new tournaments and ideas to the course.Last summer the Wellington Golf Club hosted the Kansas Boys Championships. The course was crammed full of young golfers that had made their way to Wellington. The tournament was an unbelievable success. I was at awe of the volunteers that came out to support the tournament. I do not know what the economic impact on Wellington was that week but I know we had families staying in our local motels and eating at our local restaurants.There are several â€œquality of lifeâ€ opportunities that the City of Wellington supports. I have never flown a plane into or out of the Wellington Airport but I certainly feel like it is important to maintain. I see the money that has been allocated for the airport is a much larger amount than the golf course. The swimming pool even though ran by the Rec Center still receives some city funding. I am glad to see that as well. Even though my swimming pool days have passed me by, I can remember some fun afternoons diving off a real high dive and also some timeouts on the famous grates. Kids need a place to swim even if it is water down the drain so to speak.My point is just because one does not golf doesnâ€™t mean that it should not be supported. I would venture to say that more money is raised at the Wellington Golf Course that benefits more programs in Wellington than any other place in town. If I am incorrect someone will surely post a comment. So as I said earlier there are more people who gain from the golf course than just a select few as some say who play the game.The Wellington Golf Club is a public golf course. The Wellington Menâ€™s Golf Association is a diverse group of men from all walks of life. I am a proud member and watched last fall as we awarded scholarships for college. We take pride in our support of the next generation of leaders that come from our community. We always have room for more.Â If you have never played the game give it a try. You donâ€™t have to have the best equipment to start. You might just find out why some of us call it the greatest game ever played.Bobby WilsonWellington, Kansas.Follow us on Twitter.
14 June 2010It was not just the 84 490 fans seated in Johannesburg’s Soccer City stadium that celebrated the start of Africa’s historic World Cup on Friday. Aside from the estimated 500-million global television viewers, more than 400 000 fans celebrated at the 16 official Fan Fests and other public viewing areas both in South Africa and abroad.The opening match between South Africa and Mexico was followed by 300 000 enthusiasts at the Fan Fests in the host nation, while over 100 000 people attended the six international Fan Fests in Rome, Paris, Berlin, Sydney, Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro.The largest spectator groups were at the Fan Fests in Johannesburg and Soweto, with over 75 000 apiece. In Mexico City, meanwhile, 50 000 gathered at Zocalo to support El Tri against Bafana Bafana.‘We are the lucky generation’At Elkah Stadium, the official Fifa Fan Fest in Soweto, 40 000 fans gathered to celebrate the first game of the 2010 Fifa World Cup. As the whistle blew to begin play on the pitch, a cacophany of sound emanated from the fans – the 2010 Fifa World Cup had officially started.In Thokoza Park, a public viewing area near Elkah Stadium, thousands of residents stood dancing, blowing their vuvuzelas and waving South African flags. “I am so happy this day has arrived,” said Matthew Jabula. “We are the lucky generation! It feels so great to be out with everyone celebrating South Africa’s World Cup.”‘I’ve never seen anything like it’John Kretlow is from the USA, but for the opening game he was supporting Mexico in Thokoza Park. “We were the only Mexico fans in the crowd, I think,” said Kretlow. “But everyone was super nice and wanted to know where we were from and get to know us.”Kretlow travelled to the 2006 Fifa World Cup in Germany, but has never experienced anything like the South African football spirit. “I’ve never seen anything like it. The people here really know how to live it, it’s totally different, I’ve never seen so much excitement in my life.”Cape Town goes crazyThe tournament may have kicked off in Johannesburg, but Cape Town certainly showed that the Mother City can throw a party – in both the Fan Fests and at Green Point Stadium, which hosted France vs Uruguay.Cape Town crowds exploded at the Grand Parade, which is host to the Fifa Fan Fest, as 18 000 people watched Bafana Bafana and Mexico open the first match. And after the final whistle the crowds made their way toward Green Point stadium for Cape Town’s opening match.A French supporter, who introduced himself as Jacques, said: “I’ve been here for three days and I’m very impressed with what I’ve seen. The stadium looks beautiful, and I hope my team wins tonight!”Fifa Fan FestsThe Fifa Fan Fests were an enormous success story at Germany 2006, when millions of people of all genders, religions, races and ages watched the matches peacefully together.The Fan Fests are continuing in 2010 as the recommended alternative for fans who do not have a ticket to the stadium. They also offer supporters around the globe the opportunity to watch all 64 South Africa 2010 matches and feel truly part of the tournament.The International Fifa Fan Fests are organized at six iconic locations around the world:Berlin – Olympic Stadium (11-18 June) / Strasse des 17. Juni (23 June-11 July)Rome – Piazza di Siena, in Vila BorgheseParis – Les Jardins du TrocaderoRio de Janeiro – Copacabana beachMexico City – ZocaloSydney – Darling HarbourSource: 2010 Fifa World Cup South Africa Organising Committee
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Alex Cabagnot lifts San Miguel Beer Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated LATEST STORIES DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netLa Salle clinched a Final Four slot in UAAP Season 81’s women’s volleyball competitions Saturday—but that wasn’t what the green-clad half of a 16,000-strong crowd came to see.After all, there was hardly any doubt that the defending champions Lady Spikers would make the semifinals, most probably armed with the twice-to-beat incentive.ADVERTISEMENT Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:46Makabayan bloc: Duterte suspension order on rice importation only a ‘media stunt’02:42PH 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 City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte “I tried to play with pride and make a difference for the team,” said the 19-year-old Dela Cruz in Filipino.“We played well because we really needed this win to pull ahead of the other teams under us,” added De Jesus.At second place with a 9-3 card, La Salle’s chasers for a twice-to-beat advantage include University of Santo Tomas and Far Eastern University, who play each other on Sunday.Ateneo slipped to 10-2, but still leads the hunt for one of two twice-to-beat slots, needing to win at least one of its two remaining matches (against eliminated teams Adamson and University of the East) to clinch the semifinal benefit.Earlier, University of the East fashioned out a 25-14, 25-19, 25-22, victory over Adamson for its best finish in seven seasons.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting So the plot really revolved around one question: Late into a season marked by some missteps, how good is La Salle right now?Very good, it turns out.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsThe Lady Spikers humbled fierce rival Ateneo in dominating fashion, never allowing the No. 1 Lady Eagles to get going in a 25-17, 25-13, 25-23 triumph at Smart Araneta Coliseum.“I didn’t expect to win this quick, but my players played very well and maybe they wanted it more,” said La Salle mentor Ramil de Jesus in Filipino. Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue La Salle thus completed a 2-0 elimination round sweep of Ateneo, pushing itself closer to a twice-to-beat incentive in the semifinals. The Lady Spikers’ fourth straight victory also ended the Lady Eagles’ 10-game run.Perhaps even more chilling was the way La Salle manhandled Ateneo.The Lady Eagles, the best blocking team in the league whose players—Maddie Madayag, Bea De Leon and Kat Tolentino—occupy the top three spots in the block department, failed to score off kill-blocks all game long.Moreover, the Ateneo Big Three could only cough up a combined 18 points.The Lady Spikers let loose their bombers—led by rookie Jolina dela Cruz, who top-scored with 14 points—to dismantle Ateneo’s dreaded defense.ADVERTISEMENT View comments
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There will be much to see and do under the northern sky including the worlds largest snowman, for a list of events and musicians; CLICK HERETo view the FB Page; CLICK HERE FORT NELSON, B.C. – Preparations have kicked into high gear as Fort. Nelson hosts the Northern Lights Festival opening this weekend.The Festival is welcoming visitors to celebrate and experience the area with music and events that showcase the beauty and nature of Fort Nelson.By bringing the entire community together, the Festival will offer a variety of experiences to share northern living such as snowmobiling, building snowmen and day trips to Liard Hot Springs.