With NCAA approaching, Red Lions make statement against Cardinals

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations “Our mindset has always been to play our game and win all our games regardless of whoever will be facing in our next game. We’re looking to win and that’s really the attitude I want to instill in my players even if it’s only a practice game or preseason.” Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial 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 The Red Lions did just that on Tuesday and with the Mapua Cardinals playing shorthanded, the game was already practically over after the third quarter.It was the kind of dominating performance San Beda coach Boyet Fernandez was looking for with the upcoming NCAA season opening in less than a month.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 crown“We just have to make a statement today because we all know that Mapua is one of our rivals in the NCAA,” said Fernandez, whose squad formalized their entry in the quarterfinals with a 6-2 record in Group A after a 95-60 win over the Cardinals in a game where the Lions took a 70-46 lead heading into the final frame.READ: San Beda routs Mapua; Lyceum beats UST in battle of also-rans Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Facing a fellow NCAA team, San Beda knew it had to play true to form.ADVERTISEMENT For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments WORLD CUP: Neymar is star attraction as fans swarm to Brazil training LATEST STORIES Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding MOST READ China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film The Cardinals played minus two key players in Exie Biteng and Daniel Aguirre, who are both nursing injuries, and are on a four-game losing skid entering the game.But Fernandez said his team just couldn’t take Mapua lightly despite its struggles.“As I’ve said before, Mapua is a very strong team. They won their first [three] games before losing the next four before this game. It’s just that some of their guys weren’t able to play.”San Beda will be gunning for its 11th title in 13 years in the 94th Season of the NCAA, which tips off on July 7.“We’re really preparing for the NCAA so any adjustments we’re doing right now is really part of our preparation for the NCAA season,” Fernandez said.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

Sisters, boyfriend to face jury for killing father

first_imgThe two teenage girls, who allegedly planned and executed the murder of their father, 64-year-old Roger Manikam, with reported assistance from a boyfriend and another man, were all committed to stand trial at the next sitting of the High Court.The four – a 13-year-old along with her adopted sister and biological daughter of the dead man, 18-year-old Nalanie Manikam; her boyfriend, 24-year-old Veeran Lall, called “Adam Dias”; and his friend, Devon Browne, all appeared at the Sparendaam Magistrates’ Courts.The charge against them alleged that on April 2, 2016, at Coldingen Railway Embankment, East Coast Demerara (ECD), they conspired among themselves to murder Manikam.The four reportedly carried out the heinous act on the evening of April 2 and reportedly confessed to the murder when interrogated by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) ranks.Manikam’s body was discovered wrapped in construction plastic and dumped on the Railway Embankment at Coldingen, ECD the morning after he was brutally murdered.Murdered: Roger ManikamHis daughters allegedly lured him into the kitchen of their Non Pariel home where one of them reportedly chopped him with an axe.Lall reportedly helped the two girls wrap the body of their father in construction plastic and his friend, Brown, assisted in transporting the body from Manikam’s residence.Nalanie ManikamThey then dumped the body on the Railway Embankment at Coldingen.The two girls told Police that their father, who they claim was a drunkard, sexually molested them which prompted them to carry out the act.However, family members of Manikam defended him and claimed that the teenagers killed him for money he obtained from the sale of a lumber yard he previously owned.Veeran Lall and Devon BrowneWhen the man’s body was found and investigations commenced into the matter, the two daughters had initially claimed that their father might have been killed after being robbed.Then they suggested that he might have been returning home from one of his drinking sessions and that his girlfriend should be questioned about it.However, the involvement of the girls in the man’s murder came to light  after Police ranks who were investigating the incident found a piece of rope at the Non Pariel home of the man, which appeared to have been a part of the rope that had been used to tie the dead man up. During questioning sometime after, the two girls reportedly confessed to planning and executing the murder.last_img read more