Cool Smashers show they can still dominate as Valdez cheers on

first_imgAir Force stuns Pocari to inch closer to PVL Finals Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube After all, the Cool Smashers have easily figured out how to play sans Valdez, whose contributions are nearly impossible to replicate.And it’s all about playing collectively.READ: Valdez out for Creamline for remainder of PVL conferenceOn Saturday, Creamline did just that with Rose Vargas leading the way with 19 points.Pau Soriano added 18 points while Jing Balse turned back the clock with 10 points, four of which off blocks.ADVERTISEMENT Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netWith Alyssa Valdez cheering, Creamline proved it can win minus its superstar spiker even in the big stage.The Cool Smashers improved to 4-0 without Valdez in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference and it won’t be of any surprise if they end up winning it all in the absence of the three-time UAAP MVP.ADVERTISEMENT McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return “They’ve already played without me and everyone stepped up. I’m just really happy and proud of the team,” said Valdez.“The players showed their heart,” Almadro said.READ: LVPI okays Valdez return to Creamline for playoffsValdez thinks Creamline will be up to the task of sweeping BaliPure less than 24 hours from now in Game 2.Momentum is with Creamline, but Almadro knows it will take more if the team wants to continue its winning ways.“I guess it’s going to be the mentality of the players for tomorrow’s game. We hope to duplicate our heart and intensity.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite “The team is capable of winning without her,” said Creamline assistant coach Oliver Almadro after the Cool Smashers downed BaliPure in five sets in Game 1 of semifinals Saturday.READ: Valdez-less Creamline survives Bali, nears finals FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“The team is ready to play without Alyssa.”Valdez is expected to miss the rest of the playoffs to prioritize her national team commitments but she is confident Creamline can get the job done. LATEST STORIES MOST READ LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ View commentslast_img read more

7-year-old dies in Essequibo Coast accident

first_imgA seven-year-old boy has become the latest road fatality after he was struck down by a motorcar along the Aurora Public Road, Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam).Dead is Jagdesh Mohanlall of Aurora Village. Reports are 42-year-old Gobin Chandrika, a businessman, was driving his motorcar, PNN 9465 along the Aurora Public Road, when the child reportedly ran out of a yard and into the path of the moving vehicle.Chandrika allegedly attempted to avoid the collision, but the left side of the vehicle came into contact with the lad. Due to the impact, he sustained injuries and was taken to the Suddie Public Hospital where he succumbed while receiving medical attention.A breathalyser test was administered on the driver, who hails from Hibernia, Essequibo Coast and it proved that he was above the legal limit of alcohol consumption.He was taken into Police custody and is assisting with the investigations. Police in March stated that they have recorded an 18.1 per cent decrease in fatal accidents up to the end of February 2018.The Guyana Police Force stated speeding, inattentiveness and pedestrian crossing in the path of approaching vehicles were the main causes of fatal accidents.Statistics also showed that there were 2935 recorded cases of speeding, 752 instances of breach of condition of road service licence, 247 cases of persons driving under the influence of alcohol, 165 cases of persons using their cellular phones while driving, and it was also reported that 254 drivers breached the traffic light signals.last_img read more

Google has announced the new Google Cloud Console

first_imgGoogle has announced the new Google Cloud Console, a mobile app for Android and iOS to help developers manage cloud platform resources from their devices.Google Cloud Console lets developers view the overall health of their system, view projects, set alerts, monitor billing, and manage Google Cloud Platform resources. The console has the ability to manage Google App Engine apps and Google Compute Engine VMs for monitoring CPU usage, disk and network status.More information is available in the Google Cloud Platform blog post. Microsoft joins Thread Group to promote IoT interoperabilityMicrosoft has announced it has joined the Thread Group, an organization dedicated to advancing interoperability and communication between Internet of Things devices.Thread is a communication layer that provides secure and efficient packet delivery using industry-standard protocols, built on a mesh network that can transport many different protocols and application standards. Thread is designed to work over standard 802.15.4 radios and its native use of IPv6 allows message routing to WiFi networks and the wider Internet to simplify how IoT devices in a Thread mesh network can interact with cloud services, such as Microsoft Azure IoT.The company’s Thread Group membership complements existing IoT efforts such as AllJoyn framework support in Windows 10 through participation in the AllSeen Alliance.More details are available on Microsoft’s blog.last_img read more