Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Cignal hit a bit of a snag in the fourth set after it allowed the Tornadoes to salvage a couple more points and trim the margin to six , 24-18, after a team block by the Tornadoes.HD Spikers head coach Edgar Barroga called a timeout to settle things down before Mylene Paat delivered with a clinical kill to finish things off.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 Chriss“We really prepared for this one and we didn’t take a break at all,” said Barroga in Filipino, who singled out Royse Tubino and Rachel Ann Daquis key factors in their win.Tubino just finished her military training with Army while Daquis has been the steady leader the team has while fellow veteran Jovelyn Gonzaga recovers from her knee injury. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Cignal grabbed a spot in the semifinals after tripping Foton, 26-28, 25-19, 25-19, 25-18, in the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference quarterfinals Saturday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.The HD Spikers are set to take on defending champion Petron in the penultimate round.ADVERTISEMENT After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia Arsenal players filmed using ‘hippy crack’ 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 “I really pushed Tubino and thankfully she delivered for us and at the same time Rachel had a really good game.”Daquis wound up with a game-high 24 points while Paat and Tubino added 22 and 13 points, respectively.Despite the hiccup in the first set, the HD Spikers were methodical in their offense with a 67-45 advantage in spikes while also limiting their errors to 16 compared to the Tornadoes’ 31.Mina Aganon led the Torndoes with 16 points while CJ Rosario and Shaya Adorador combined for 23 points.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines?
Two women were on Tuesday morning remanded to prison following a cocaine bust at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) over the weekend.Shellon Barrow and her friend, Christine Griffith, were charged for trafficking 1.638 kilograms of cocaine and aiding the trafficking of narcotics respectively.The women appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.Suspected cocaine mule Shellon Yolanda BarrowBarrow, 35, of Lot 35 Victoria Street, Albouystown, Georgetown, who was reportedly busted by agents of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) on Saturday, denied she had the cocaine in her possession.Her friend, Griffith, age 37, of Pike Street, Kitty, who allegedly delivered the suitcase containing the illicit drug to Barrow, denied that she committed that offence between the September 14-15, 2018 at the Sunset Hotel, Georgetown.The court heard that Barrow was intercepted while attempting to board a flight destined for Jamaica with the suspected cocaine concealed in a false wall of her hard cover suitcase.After being detained, Barrow reportedly implicated Griffith telling the agents that she was given the suitcase by her friend, Griffith.CANU’s Prosecutor Konyo Sandiford however revealed that video footage was obtained of Griffith further implicating herself in the trafficking of the cocaine.Both women were remanded to prison and will next reappear in court on October 8.Only on September 13, 2018, 46-year-old Karen Stuffle was jailed for four years by the Chief Magistrate after she attempted to traffic 1.42 kilograms of cocaine on September 9, 2018, at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA)by consuming same in her stomach and stashing some in her vagina.Another woman, Alicia Coppin, was also caught at the JFK Airport in the United States by ranks there with cocaine in her stomach and vagina as well. She has since been detained.