Blue Eagles fend off Maroons, close in on UAAP elims sweep

first_imgIt’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson “We showed a lot of character in the end. It was a tough game, we were challenged from the start and I’m happy that the players stepped up to the challenge,” said Ateneo coach Sandy Arespacochaga.READ: Perasol welcomes solid support from alumni: ‘It pressure us to deliver’FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogMatt Nieto scored a team-high 19 points, including seven inside the last three minutes, while Isaac Go and Gian Mamuyac added 13 points each for Ateneo, which out-rebounded UP, 49-34.Thirdy Ravena struggled from the field but did a little bit of everything to still finish with 10 points, nine rebounds, six assists, four steals and a block. LATEST STORIES UP mounted an 11-0 blast to tie the game at 79 with all the momentum on its side but a controversial call near the four-minute mark turned the tide.READ: Down but not out: Maroons still fighting for Final Four spot The referees missed what should’ve been an 8-second violation on Ateneo guard Jolo Mendoza, who fell just before crossing center court. Instead, a foul was called on UP playmaker Jun Manzo.Juan Gomez de Liaño topscored with 21 points while Paul Desiderio had 16 but went 6-of-18 from the field.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompsoncenter_img Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball PLAY LIST 02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio 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 Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAteneo moved a win away from an elimination round sweep after holding off University of the Philippines, 96-82, in the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball tournament Wednesday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.The No. 1 Blue Eagles, who will shoot for a 14-0 record against defending champion De La Salle on Sunday, went on a 17-3 run in the final four minutes and 11 seconds to break away from a 79-deadlock.ADVERTISEMENT No limbs, no problem for Italy’s fencing firebrand For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales?last_img read more

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PBA Board ‘unanimously’ agrees against trade of No. 1 pick

first_imgMOST READ As per the PBA’s official website, the “PBA Board of Governors unanimously agreed against the trading of the number 1 pick.”The PBA, then under commissioner Chito Narvasa, came under heavy scrutiny after it allowed Kia to trade the rights to the No. 1 pick to San Miguel Beer.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissREAD: Kia trades top pick to San MiguelSan Miguel, in exchange, traded away JayR Reyes, Ronald Tubid, Rashawn McCarthy, and its 2019 pick for the coveted pick which the Beermen used to select Fil-German big man Christian Standhardinger. Marcial added that even though the rule will only take effect starting next year’s draft, there won’t be a repeat episode of the Standhardinger drama.The PBA has a committee, composed of PBA legal counsel Melvin Mendoza, technical director and operations head Eric Castro, and technical team members Junior Bengua and Roscelle Fabie Teotico, that looks into proposed trades.“All proposed trades go through the committee and once it does we trust the committee that I will give a fair judgment.”ADVERTISEMENT Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal LATEST STORIES YOG: 18th seed Oliva places 6th in women’s 400m freestyle final Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption View comments Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:30’Excited’ Terrence Romeo out to cherish first PBA finals appearance00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio 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 Christian Standhardinger was the No. 1 overall pick by the San Miguel Beermen in the 2017 PBA Draft. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netThe PBA Board on Friday decided that teams won’t be able to trade the rights to the top overall pick beginning the 2019 draft.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said the team with the worst record the season prior would be the only one to have the right to the top overall pick.ADVERTISEMENT Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img read more

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NCAA: St. Benilde scores, Mapua ends season on high note

first_imgCollege of St. Benilde banked on a big third quarter run to dump Jose Rizal University, 84-68, in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES WATCH: Belgian goalkeeper scores spectacular injury-time equalizer Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Haruna finished with 18 points and seven rebounds while Clement Leutcheu added 17 points and 19 rebounds and Justin Gutang collected 12 points, nine rebounds and eight assists.MJ Dela Vergen topscored with 25 points for the Bombers, who ended the season with the worst record at 3-15. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crowncenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title The Blazers turned a three-point halftime lead into a commanding 67-46 buffer after they outscored the Heavy Bombers, 32-14, in the pivotal third period.Yankie Haruna and Unique Naboa fired eight points apiece in that key stretch for CSB, which improved to 9-8.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissIn the second game, Mapua clobbered Arellano University, 91-78, to end its season on a winning note.Cedric Pelayo set a career-high 21 points while Noah Lugo also had 21 for the Cardinals (6-12). For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil 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 Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum View commentslast_img read more

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Breakthrough

first_imgNadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil As Ateneo claims a Final 4 slot, National U rewrites UAAP history Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Ginebra coach Tim Cone is aware of that and will be shooting for a win at 6:45 p.m.Alaska also shoots for a sure win-once advantage in the quarterfinals when the Aces battle ousted NorthPort in the 4:30 p.m. game.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES PBA IMAGESBIÑAN, Laguna—Henry Walker scored 26 points that went with 11 rebounds in an easy Petron Saturday Special outing and led Blackwater to a 120-99 victory over Columbian at Alonte Sports Center here for a shot at a twice-to-beat privilege in the first round of the PBA Governors’ Cup playoffs.Walker, an NBA veteran whose leadership has been an inspiration for Blackwater, played less than 29 minutes and the Elite led from start to finish to improve to 7-3 and make their clash with Phoenix Petroleum next weekend one for a twice-to-beat quarterfinal bonus.ADVERTISEMENT Four locals tossed in 10 or more to back up Walker—who shot a perfect 9-for-9 from the field—as Blackwater denied the Dyip a respectable exit by handing them a 10th loss against a win.“It’s a big game for us, the biggest game for this franchise,” coach Bong Ramos said as he failed to hide the excitement for the matchup that will happen at 4:30 p.m. next Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. “There will be no Halloween break for us. We will spend the next days preparing for Phoenix.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissLater in the night, San Miguel Beer continued its resurgence in the conference by ripping Rain or Shine, 109-97.Ramos told the Inquirer that he sees no weaknesses in Phoenix that they can take advantage of, adding they would need to play their best defensive game of the conference to have a shot at beating Eugene Phelps and the Fuel Masters. Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball PLAY LIST 05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball02:14Carpio 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 Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “If we can play defense the way we want to, shut them down in a sense, makaka-tsamba kami,” he said of the match, which will also be a big one for his counterpart Louie Alas and his charges, who are also seeking to give their franchise a first-ever twice-to-beat advantage.“I feel that my players are up to a game that big,” Ramos went on. “This is what we have been playing for. It’s going to be a good game for both teams.”Akeem Wright had 28 points and 10 rebounds for the Dyip.Meanwhile, Magnolia shoots for No. 1 seeding Sunday also at the Big Dome in Cubao when the Hotshots tangle with Barangay Ginebra in the league’s best crowd-drawing matchup for years.The Hotshots have already secured a twice-to-beat privilege but are determined to turn back the Gin Kings and bag top ranking, which would mean the lightest assignment in the quarterfinals.ADVERTISEMENT Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum View commentslast_img read more

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Brilliant story explains what happened when Suarez got too big for his boots!

first_imgLuis Suarez is already hugely respected on Merseyside and Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has given fans more reason to love him.Henderson was recalling a story about the toughness of the club’s former striker, which saw him once play through the pain barrier and score.“Knocks and niggles didn’t bother him, he played through them,” he told liverpoolfc.com. “[He was] a real warrior. I never saw him in the treatment room.“I remember one game, his ankle was that swollen he couldn’t get his boot on, so he had to go a size up in someone else’s boots. He played on and scored an unbelievable free-kick.”Henderson goes onto explain how much confidence Suarez gave the team when he was in the starting line-up because of his lethal finishing.He scored 82 times in 133 games for the club and in his final season before his £65m transfer to Barcelona in 2014, Suarez scored 31 Premier League goals to win the Golden Boot. Jordan Henderson says Luis Suarez was a “real warrior” 2 2 “To line up in the tunnel, it’d give you so much confidence as a player knowing that you were going into a game and he was leading at the top,” Henderson said.Manager Jurgen Klopp will no doubt hope Daniel Sturridge reads this owing to the striker’s injury problems in recent seasons.In 2015 shortly after his arrival at Anfield, the boss explained he hoped Sturridge would be able to adapt to more intense training sessions and “learn what is serious pain and what is only pain.”last_img read more

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Liverpool to profit from Barcelona as Coutinho clause is triggered

first_img Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update gameday cracker smart causal 2 Most read in Premier League Liverpool also recently received a different payment of £4.4million as Barcelona qualified for the Champions League, and the same value must be paid by Barca should they win Europe’s premier cup competition. whoops REVEALED Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion SORRY 2 His career in Spain has started brightly, having scored 11 goals and created a further six in just 25 games, and Liverpool are now to enjoy a nice windfall on Coutinho, according to Sport.Having made his 25th appearance for Barca in last week’s 1-0 defeat of Real Valladolid, the Catalan club now have to pay Liverpool £4.4million – the first add-on included in Coutinho’s transfer. The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 silverware Liverpool are set to profit from Barcelona as the La Liga champions must pay the first add-on clause written into Philippe Coutinho’s transfer to Camp Nou.Coutinho, the Brazil international, left Anfield in the January transfer window for a reported £106million after a protracted transfer saga. Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? predicted latest Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won tense Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Coutinho left Liverpool for Catalonia in January How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings Should every add-on be met by Coutinho at Camp Nou Liverpool will receive a total £36million on top of the £106million base fee, with £17million of those clauses relating to appearances.Liverpool are to receive £4.4million every time Coutinho makes 25 appearances for the club, with the final payment coming on the Brazil forward’s 100th appearance. Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? Coutinho made his 25th Barcelona appearance last weekend revealed last_img read more

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Israel vs Scotland: Nations League preview and predicted line-ups

first_imgScotland are looking to make it six points from six in the Nations League, and if they do secure victory in Tel Aviv it will be the first time the Tartan Army have won consecutive matches since October 2017.They have a brilliant opportunity to do so against an Israel side who have lost each of their last four games.The match kicks off at 7:30pm on Thursday, October 11, and you can listen to full commentary of Israel vs Scotland on talkSPORT 2.What the managers are sayingAndi Herzog (Israel): “We created some opportunities against Albania, but against Northern Ireland we didn’t even get into their penalty area. We completely lost our shape in the second half. But I saw some good things in these two games and against Scotland at home, with the crowd behind us, it will be a completely different game.”Alex McLeish (Scotland): “The word is they’re much better at home than they are away from home. They haven’t won in a while, but I know the coach Andi Herzog is trying to stamp his personality. We saw with the Russians – they were seven games without a win before they blitzed their own World Cup. We want to try to get to that kind of level now. We’re bracketed with Israel and Albania now but we want to aim higher.” 2 Scotland beat Albania impressively at Hampden Park last month Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Griffiths has decided not to link up with Scotland to focus on his fitness Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? gameday cracker changes How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings Most read on talkSPORT.com tense The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 2 revealed Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury TOP WORK Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Guardiola-inspired tactics: Is this how Arsenal will line up under Arteta? Predicted line-upsIsrael: Haimov; Dasa, Tibi, Yeini, Habashi, Tawatha; Kayal, Natkho, Peretz; Hemed, DabburScotland: McGregor; Souttar, Mulgrew, Tierney; O’Donnell, McGinn, McDonald, McGregor, Robertson; Naismith, Russell huge blow Where can you listen?You can hear full commentary of Thursday’s clash on talkSPORT 2, kick-off 7:30pm. Click here for the Israel vs Scotland live streamTeam newsRyan Fraser and Leigh Griffiths have withdrawn from McLeish’s squad, leaving Steven Naismith, Johnny Russell and Oli McBurnie as Scotland’s attacking options. latest Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion SORRY whoops Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City predicted Scotland return to Nations League action on Thursday night with a trip to Tel Aviv to take on Israel.Alex McLeish’s side began their campaign in UEFA’s new competition with a convincing 2-0 home defeat of Albania, who themselves beat Israel during the previous international break.last_img read more

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LYIT STRENGTHENS US STUDENT PROGRAMME AND LINKS WITH BOSTON

first_imgA staff delegation from LYIT has returned from a visit to Lasell College in Newton MA, on the outskirts of Boston, where the details for a student exchange programme were agreed between the two colleges.While many Irish Universities and Institutes are engaging in an internationalisation strategy by recruiting foreign students to study in Ireland, LYIT management and staff consider it equally important that Irish education offer opportunities to Irish students to broaden their perspectives by engaging with a study abroad programme. The project was proposed earlier in the year by LYIT President Paul Hannigan and John Andy Bonar, Head of Development, and discussed with senior management from Lasell College when they came to LYIT.The LYIT’s visit to Lasell was to take this concept a step further on the establishment of a collaborative semester study abroad programme for both Irish and American students.The main beneficiaries of the establishment of this exchange programme will be the students from a wide variety of programmes of study.Dr Sylvie Walsh, LYIT International Coordinator, explained that, “LYIT already collaborates extensively with institutions throughout Europe and we now look forward to sending LYIT students to Lasell College, and receiving their students, in the near future.” Ciarán Ó hAnnracháin, Head of Department of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts and member of the visiting delegation, commented that he was particularly keen to see this programme come to fruition.“Tourism, hospitality and culinary arts are truly global industries and the US offers a unique experience in terms of the range of products and service in hotels, restaurants and resorts.“Many of our students travel to the US during their studies on work placements, but this exchange programme offers additional opportunities to include study as part of a career-enhancing experience.“As part of the visit we had the opportunity to visit some establishments where students would be able to find work for internships, placements and employment. As part of my own career progression I worked in Boston, and it is wonderful to return here and reconnect with many of my old colleagues.”Suzanne Kennedy, Lecturer in Sports Development and Coaching, James Kearns, Lecturer in Marketing, and Majella McBride, Lecturer in Early Childhood Education, travelled as part of the group.They were particularly impressed with the range of programmes and facilities in Lasell College and were confident that the students from LYIT would all benefit from a semester of study in the wonderful surroundings of Newton The Donegal ConnectionMichael Margey, Head of Department of Business Studies and a Donegal native, was delighted to have an opportunity to connect with members of the Donegal Diaspora and to forge links for commercial and social enterprise projects for Donegal.Another highlight of the visit was a meeting between members of the Irish delegation and Tom O’Neill of O’Neill and Associates, Boston’s premier political lobbying group. Tom O’Neill is not only the son of Tip O’Neill, a member of congress and speaker of the house until his retirement in 1987, but also a founding member and trustee of the American Ireland Fund, an owner of a farm of land on the Inishowen peninsula and a member of a family that originally emigrated from Donegal.The group discussed the exchange programme, the development of economic and social links with the Donegal diaspora and The Gathering 2013 (www.thegatheringireland.com) Back in Ireland the delegation and LYIT senior management are ready to launch the project, and the first student exchange will take place in February 2013. For information on all LYIT programmes including study and work abroad opportunities, please visit www.lyit.ie.LYIT STRENGTHENS US STUDENT PROGRAMME AND LINKS WITH BOSTON was last modified: May 17th, 2012 by StephenShare 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:LYITlast_img read more

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GARDAI INVESTIGATE ARMED ROBBERY AT BOOKMAKER’S SHOP

first_imgBREAKING NEWS: An armed raid has taken place at a betting office in Ballybofey.The raid on The Betting Lounge took place late this afternoon.Details on the raid at the premises at Garvan Court are still coming to light. It is understood the raiders got into a taxi in Glebe Rea outside Strabane and the commandeered it as they got towards Ballybofey.The men then ordered the driver to wait outside but he fled to another premises as the men made their getaway in the vehicle.It is not known if any money was handed over during the raid on the premises which is just off the Main Street.Garda are at the scene of the incident. It is understood that Gardai are viewing CCTV footage of the raid.We will bring you more details on this incident as they emerge. GARDAI INVESTIGATE ARMED ROBBERY AT BOOKMAKER’S SHOP was last modified: February 8th, 2014 by StephenShare 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:BallybofeyGardairobberyThe Betting Loungelast_img read more

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La Serna prepares for mystery opponent

first_imgIf scouting reports and exchanging game films are all that important, La Serna High School could be in big trouble tonight. The Lancers travel to play John Glenn in a nonleague game at Excelsior High School, and La Serna coach Ken LaVigne says his team will be going in blind. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 “This is a situation where we just have to be able to adjust on the run, as the game goes.” LaVigne’s usual philosophy is that he is more concerned about what his team does than he is about what the opponent does. “We’re ready to play,” LaVigne said Wednesday afternoon. “We’re ready to hit somebody else.” La Vigne said the Lancers had a “good scrimmage” against perennial Division IX power La Habra. “I’m very happy with the way the defense played,” LaVigne said. “We had a couple of breakdowns on offense, but overall, I was pleased.” He means he and his staff know very little about the Eagles. “We’ve never played them,” La Vigne said. “We understand they look physical, they look good, they look disciplined, they look well-coached. Beyond that, we don’t know a whole lot. center_img Moments later, he said, “I’m not happy, not satisfied with the offense at all. We need to work on some things. We had some good moments, but we weren’t consistent. “I felt our kids competed, they played hard, and I’m happy with that.” LaVigne called quarterback Matt Petropulos “solid.” “He was very efficient, very conscious of protecting the ball, and he didn’t make any big mistakes,” LaVigne said. “But we had some dropped passes, some problems with running routes and some problems with pass protection.” He singled out defensive end Jacob Gonzalez as having a “dynamite scrimmage,” defensive tackle D.J. McBride and running back Jon Potts. Last season, John Glenn won three of its first four games, including a 28-6 win over Daniel Murphy in the opener, a 32-0 blanking of Westminster and a 27-14 victory over Cerritos in their Suburban League opener. The Eagles then went into a tailspin, losing six in a row and being outscored, 215-27, during a five-game span, to finish 3-7 overall and 1-5 in league. Game time is 7 p.m. — Roger Murray can be reached at (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3046, or by e-mail at roger.murray@sgvn.com. 160Want 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

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