FEU didn’t show its real game in Ateneo loss, says Pons

first_imgSea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City The Lady Eagles, though, had no plans letting them stretch that to five.Fresh from their four-set loss against De La Salle at the end of the first round, the Lady Eagles only had one thing in mind and that was to get back on the winning track.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 folkThe Lady Tamaraws, who were still at cloud nine before the start of the match, came crashing back to earth when the Lady Eagles swooped down on them in quick fashion, 25-19, 25-21, 25-17.“We were coming off a win, so the tendency was we would kind of relaxed a bit so we would slow down,” said Pascua in Filipino. “Ateneo was coming off a loss so they had nowhere to go but up.” Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Compton rues Alaska’s freethrow woes in quarterfinals exit FEU lost in every scoring area of the game with Ateneo taking a 38-27 advantage in spikes, a 6-4 edge in blocks, and a 5-3 lead in aces.“We had really high morale after the first round because we just came off a win so we were really confident that we can beat Ateneo,” said captain Bernadeth Pons in Filipino. “But that confidence was gone when we played, our desire to win didn’t materialize.”Pons, who was averaging 16 points a game before Ateneo, scored a season-low five points but she’s confident they can improve on their 5-3 record.“We have to find ourselves once more because what we displayed in that game wasn’t our real game,” said Pons. There are still more opponents for us to face so we’ll just have to bounce back.”ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Far Eastern University entered its match against Ateneo on Wednesday as the hottest team in the league with a four-game winning streak in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament.ADVERTISEMENT 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 Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings MOST READ View comments Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may sufferlast_img read more

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first_imgWHITTIER – The Whittier City Council’s regular meeting scheduled Tuesday has been canceled. The next regular council meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 10 in the council’s chambers at City Hall, 13230 Penn St. For more information, call (562) 945-8200. Powers to serve in city posts LA HABRA HEIGHTS – The city has hired Justin Powers, a former Anaheim city employee, as the new community development director/assistant city manager. Powers for the last six years has been working in the Planning, Community Service and Public Works departments for Anaheim. He has a master’s degree in public policy from Pepperdine University and a bachelor’s degree in political science/public service from UC Riverside. Arts committee seeking volunteers PICO RIVERA – The Pico Rivera Arts and Culture Committee has several volunteer opportunities for Pico Rivera residents who would like to assist in organizing social and cultural events, programs and trips. The committee meets monthly and helps sponsor numerous cultural and social events throughout the year, including Concerts in the Park, Dia de Los Muertos Celebration and Family Arts Day. It also plans trips to museums, theaters and art studios. Anyone interested in joining the committee should call (562) 801-4430. Dance classes set in La Mirada LA MIRADA – The city is offering lessons in salsa, meringue and cha-cha from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays beginning Jan. 2 for the cost of $77. The six-week classes will teach basic partner turns and combinations. A partner is not required. For registration information, call the Community Services Department at (562) 943-7277. Parenting tips class scheduled MONTEBELLO – Community members seeking to become better parents will have the opportunity to learn new and effective strategies and techniques beginning Jan.12. Designed especially for parents of teens, this free 10-week class will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at Montebello United Methodist Church, 1220 W. Whittier Blvd. The class is free and open to all parents, guardians, grandparents and foster parents. A materials fee of $25 is payable at the first class. Classes are available in English and Spanish and free childcare will be provided. To register or for more information, call (323) 728-8170. Applications taken for city funding WHITTIER – The Whittier Social Services Funding Commission is accepting applications for its 2006-07 funding process from citizens and local organizations that provide social services to local residents. A new application, available for download at www.cityofwhittier.org, must be used when completing a funding request. Hard copies of the application are available, but they must be submitted either typed or computer-generated. Applications are due at 5p.m. Jan. 13 at the Community Services Department, 13230 Penn St. All winning applicants will be notified by late spring for funding that begins July 1. For more information, call (562) 464-3360. Medical profession classes offered WHITTIER – The Whittier Adult School will offer winter courses in medical transcription, medical billing, medical clerk and medical receptionist. Daytime classes are from 8a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays. Evening classes are from 5:30 to 9:30p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Classes begin Jan. 4 for daytime and Jan. 5 for evening. Registration for day classes is $40; $35 for evening. For more information, call (562) 698-8121, Ext. 1301. From staff reports AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORERose Parade grand marshal Rita Moreno talks New Year’s Day outfit and ‘West Side Story’ remake160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more