Overcoming hurdles

first_imgEugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra “There’s no reason for us to give up because having psoriasis still allows us to do things we love. This is just skin-deep,” the 26-year-old middle blocker said.Psoriasis is a skin disorder where skin cells multiply up to 10 times faster than normal. This causes bumpy red patches covered with white scales to grow on the scalp, elbows, knees and lower back. It is not contagious.Cignal chalked its first win in the tournament at the expense of PLDT Home Fibr, 25-22, 27-25, 25-19, in the first game.The HD Spikers, meanwhile, leaned on import Erica Wilson and Mylene Paat, who scored a combined 40 points as they recovered from losing their first game to the Cargo Movers.Cignal coach Edgar Barroga tweaked his roster and shifted Anastasia Artemeva to middle blocker, giving national team mainstay Paat to do her stuff at opposite.PLDT dropped to 0-2.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next She didn’t let the red welts bother her too much on Thursday night as the flashy F2 Logistics leader helped her squad demolish Sta. Lucia Realty, 25-21, 25-19, 25-19, in the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix at Filoil Flying V Centre.Aside from having an ailing veteran, the Cargo Movers also played with only one import and a couple of absent pillars.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsBut it hardly mattered against the Lady Realtors.Becky Perry and Ara Galang scored 14 points each to lead F2 Logistics, who is still without American Lindsay Stalzer—the three-time champion still seeing action in the Indonesian Proliga. 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 MOST READ Stalzer is set to arrive this weekend but so far, the Cargo Movers have held their own, despite also missing skipper Cha Cruz and Kim Kianna Dy due to injuries.Perry and Galang provided enough firepower as the Cargo Movers left the Lady Realtors befuddled.“I needed to step up and not look for others who are not here,” Galang said.Middle blocker Majoy Baron chipped in 11 hits while Maraño added eight points as the Cargo Movers lodged their second straight win.Maraño said having the skin disease hasn’t stopped her from doing things that she loves, like volleyball.ADVERTISEMENT Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief LATEST STORIES Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAby Maraño swears she takes special care of her skin. So she thought it was such a cruel joke by fate when she was diagnosed with psoriasis.“As an athlete, people see my body on TV,” she said when asked about the care she gives her skin, adding that she sees her latest ordeal as another hurdle to overcome. “But I have since learned to accept that it is another challenge by God.”ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title No comebacks for Jayjay Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

GAA NEWS: ST EUNAN’S U-15 BOYS CAPTURE COUNTY ÓG TITLE

first_imgThe St. Eunan’s U15 Óg Sport Gael team that won the County Final at the weekend, defeating Ardara in the Final in Davy Brennan Memorial Park, Glenties by 3-09 to 3-05. They will now represent Donegal at Saturday’s Ulster finals in Glen, Derry.Hard luck to the Minor boys and ladies Footballers on losing their county finals on Sunday. The ladies were always up against it taking on neighbours Termon who were reigning county champions.This is a young side and they will have learned an enormous amount from the game. The Boys went all the way to extra time but couldn’t get over the line and will be disappointed after beating Buncrana well in the Northern Final just 3 weeks ago. Thanks to all that travelled to support the teams.Congratulations to both Termon and Buncrana. The Seniors travelled to Glenties and came away with a draw against N. Conaill and remain top of the div. League table.The Juniors took on neighbours Glenswilly in the League and got another good win on a score of 1-13 to 1-07.The Minor Hurlers defeated Carndonagh on Thursday to reach the B Championship Final. The final will be played in Burt on Sunday the 15th September.The 16 Hurlers play Burt in the A League Final on Thursday in Burt at 6pm. The U16 Div. 1 footballers have advanced to their Northern League Final and ay have to wait for play-off winners. They have drawn neighbours Glenswilly in the championship.The U15 Boys captured the County Óg Sport title in Glenties on Saturday after defeating Ardara in the Final. They travel to Glen in Derry for the Ulster finals this Saturday, Sept. 7th.The U13 Boys staged a great second half fight back in Buncrana to win their opening match and they are at home to MacCumhaills this Sunday, throw-in at 11:30am. The div. 2 team had a good win against Gaoth Dobhair and travel to Fanad this Sunday.The U14 girls will take on N. Mhuire in their county semi-final this Thursday (5th) in Dunfanaghy at 6:30pm.Bus leaving Tobin’s at 5pm. All players must be at Tobin’s garage at 4.45pm. All support welcome.The U12 girls travelled to Convoy for Go Games and performed very well in all their matches. They have two more blitzes to play. The U12 Hurlers play away to Aodh Ruadh this Thursday.Well done to all the underage hurlers that played in the county U13, U14 and U16 teams in the National Blitzes last Saturday.This week’s lotto numbers are: 11-12-16-20. 5 winners matched 3 numbers and win €20 each. Barry Tinney; Stephanie Crampsie, Derryveagh Ave; Aisling Breen, New Mills (all Adrian); Kieran Tobin, Orchard Grove and Cormac Hartnett, Dungloe (both card). Next week’s jackpot is €3,625.GAA NEWS: ST EUNAN’S U-15 BOYS CAPTURE COUNTY ÓG TITLE was last modified: September 3rd, 2013 by John2Share 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)Tags:GAA NEWS: ST EUNAN’S U-15 BOYS CAPTURE COUNTY ÓG TITLElast_img read more