Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames 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 P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Lindsay Stalzer bags another MVP, PSL championship ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident LATEST STORIES Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Whenever Cherry Rondina played in the sand courts outside of the UAAP, she always had her buddy Bernadeth Pons as her trusted partner.ADVERTISEMENT That partnership of Rondina and Pons has resulted in success, with the two winning the 2017 Philippine SuperLiga Beach Volleyball Challenge Cup with Petron and representing the Philippines in the 29th Southeast Asian Beach Volleyball Championships in Singapore.Yet in the biggest sand tournament of Rondina’s young career, she didn’t have her trusty partner with her but she still got a solid ally in the more experienced Dzi Gervacio for the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Manila Open.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 crownAlthough they started practicing just two weeks before the May 3 tournament, their new familiarity with each other allowed them to reach the quarterfinals—the only Filipino team in the one-star event to do so.The stint with the 26-year-old Gervacio became a learning opportunity for UAAP’s star hitter, not just about skills but also about leadership. “Although we fell short, I’ve learned so much from her like her grit and resiliency, her leadership, and how she carries herself as a senior,” said Rondina of Gervacio, who is five years her senior.Rondina and Gervacio scored an upset win over the United States’ Lindsey Fuller and Kaley Melville in the group stage, 21-12, 21-16, and another stunner against Canada’s Megan Nagy and Caleigh Cruickshank, 21-17, 21-17, in the Round of 12.Their Cinderella run, however, came to a halt after a bitter three-set loss to Japanese four-star veterans Shinako Tanaka and Sakurako Fujii, 21-13, 17-21, 15-11, in the quarterfinals.Rondina said Gervacio never made their age difference an issue.“She told me that we will respect each other on the court, no one will be treated like an ‘ate’ or a baby because we’re both individuals who can play,” said Rondina. “Although we failed to advance, I’ve learned so much in our time together and in the games we played in the FIVB World Tour.”ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments
August 13, 2019 /Sports News – Local SUU Football Reveals Home Kickoff Times This Season Brad James Written by Tags: Cal Poly/Idaho State/Stephen F. Austin/SUU Football/UC Davis FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailCEDAR CITY, Utah-Tuesday, Southern Utah football announced kickoff times for all five home games this season.The Thunderbirds will host Stephen F. Austin September 14 at 6:05 pm. They host Cal Poly September 28 at 6:05 pm, UC Davis October 19 at 6:05 pm and October 26, the senior day game against Idaho State is at 2:05 pm.