Warriors upset Huskies, take early edge in Big 4

first_imgDel Norte shocked visiting Big 4 Conference rival Fortuna Friday night, winning 49-42 behind a four touchdown performance from Sebastian Puente. Friday’s game served as the conference opener for both teams as Del Norte now sits at 1-0 in the Big 4 and 7-1 overall. Fortuna, 62-32 winners against Del Norte back on Sept. 21, fall to 0-1 in league and 5-3 overall after the upset loss.Both teams traded scores throughout the first half as the lead changed hands six times in the opening two quarters …last_img

BY THE YOUTH FOR THE YOUTH – GenZ speaks out on pertinent issues they face

first_imgJohannesburg, Monday, 25 June 2018 – As Youth Month comes to an end young people commemorate the class of ‘76 in an exclusively structured dialogue on pertinent issues that they face on a daily in their communities.Boys & Girls Clubs of South Africa, in partnership with Brand South Africa and the City of Johannesburg, will be hosting a uniquely youth panel discussion by the youth for the youth on Friday, 29 June 2018 at Brand South Africa, 103 Central Street Houghton, from 9am to 13pm.The aim of this engagement is to foster dialogue with young people, on the role they play in paving the future of South Africa. The panelists, all youth, will be discussing their thoughts on freedom and responsibility, being an active citizen and leaving your legacy. The selected youth come from various organisations throughout Johannesburg and represent the voice of the next generation.When asked why the event was aimed at this unique age group, Laura Parker, Director of Boys & Girls Clubs of South Africa, said “It’s important for us in this sector to showcase the voice of our beneficiaries.  Boys & Girls Clubs provide access to education, mentorship, and to opportunities for youth daily, but today, we are providing a platform for our young people’s ideas and voices to be heard.”Brand South Africa’s involvement affords the organisation an opportunity to take a moment to interact and provide relevant feedback on research insights that is guided by citizens young and old on their role in Nation building and reputation management of the country.“Young people are of great importance to the future of this country and it is imperative that we hear how young people interpret their role in building a better South Africa and the legacy they would like to build. It is very timely that we have these dialogues during the centenary of Madiba – a man who left us all with a positive legacy: to improve the world”, said Brand South Africa’s Stakeholder Manager for Government Ms Toni Gumede. Notes to the Editor_______________________________________________________________________     About Boys & Girls Club of South Africa BGCSA is a registered non-profit organization provides facility based programs and activities for school aged and school going youth.  Kids come to our Clubs during non-school hours and develop a sense of belonging, influence, usefulness, and competence. BGCSA follows on the time-tested and proven model of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, which supports 4 million youth annually in 4,000 Clubs, and boasts Denzel Washington, Usher, Jennifer Lopez, and Kerry Washington, among others, as alumni.Contact: [email protected]: 011 523 3192Twitter: @bgcsa_pimvilleFacebook: @bgcsouthafricaInstagram: @bgcsaWebsite: www.bgcsa.org_________________________________________________________________About Brand South AfricaBrand South Africa is the official marketing agency of South Africa, with a mandate to build the country’s brand reputation, in order to improve its global competitiveness. Its aim is also to build pride and patriotism among South Africans, in order to contribute to social cohesion and nation brand ambassadorship.About Play Your PartPlay Your Part is a nationwide programme created to inspire, empower and celebrate active citizenship in South Africa.  It aims to lift the spirit of our nation by inspiring all South Africans to contribute to positive change, become involved and start doing. A nation of people who care deeply for one another and the environment in which they live is good for everyone.Play Your Part is aimed at all South Africans – from corporates and individuals, NGOs and government, churches and schools, from the young to the not-so-young.  It aims to encourage South Africans to use some of their time, money, skills or goods to contribute to a better future for all.Contact: [email protected]: 011 712 5000last_img read more

A Follow Up to Implicit Bias: From Awareness to Change

first_imgOn Sept. 29 Dr. Rosemarie Allen explored the role of implicit bias through the lens of her expertise in Pre-K and elementary school classrooms during the MFLN Virtual Conference. Her presentation helped attendees working in a variety of contexts to understand the dynamics of implicit bias and its impacts. Dr. Allen also challenged us to reflect on our own unspoken biases.In this follow up video she shares information on three types of microaggressions and strategies to use when one is a witness to a microaggression or when one has committed a microaggression.To view the recording of Dr. Allen’s webinar, which took place on Sept. 29, click here.last_img

Australian captain Ricky Ponting to retire post-World Cup: report

first_imgPonting has won three World Cups, two as captain, for Australia.Embattled Australian captain Ricky Ponting could bid adieu to international cricket after his team’s World Cup campaign, a media report in London has claimed.According to the Daily Mail, “Ponting plans to retire from international cricket at the end of Australia’s World Cup campaign and wants to end his career captaining an English county.””Sportsmail has learnt that the Australia captain, aiming to lead his side to a fourth World Cup triumph, is fed up trying to prove he should carry on into his 38th year,” it reported.The report says should Australia lose to India tomorrow in the quarterfinals, there is a possibility of Ponting putting in his papers.With over 13,000 runs in one-days, Ponting has won three World Cups, two as captain, for Australia. Ponting could play in England’s county circuit post-retirement, the report said.- With inputs from PTIlast_img read more

ONE CEO believes Joshua Pacio won the fight; Team Lakay bet excited for rematch

first_imgTeam Lakay’s Joshua Pacio. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOIn the eyes of ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong, Team Lakay’s Joshua Pacio should’ve come away with the victory in the strawweight title bout at ONE: Eternal Glory in Jakarta last Saturday.“I’m not a judge, but my personal opinion CEO I thought Joshua Pacio won the fight,” boldly said Sityodtong during the press conference for ONE: Hero’s Ascent Tuesday. “So in my opinion, Joshua Pacio won because he won the exchanges and he landed the hard shots, yes [Yosuke Saruta] he took him down but he did nothing.”ADVERTISEMENT READ: Team Lakay’s Joshua Pacio yields ONE strawweight title to Yosuke SarutaFEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsBut Sityodtong’s vote of confidence was not what excited Pacio—it’s his promise that there’s going to be a rematch between the two competitors.“I’m happy he thinks that he won, but that’s his opinion and a lot people also thought that I really didn’t win,” said Pacio in Filipino. “I think to put all the doubts aside, rematch is really the solution.” “When sir Chatri said that there’s going to be a rematch, it got me going again. I’ve been quiet all day but I got really excited. I can’t wait to go back to training camp.”Pacio, who left Istorya Senayan early Sunday with a swollen face, admitted that he was outsmarted all the way by Saruta, who has only been in the promotion for two fights but has an extensive resume in the mixed martial circuit.READ: Joshua Pacio admits to shortcomings in close title loss to Yosuke Saruta“He used his experience against me. I was surprised by his moves. It was like veteran vs rookie,” said Pacio. “That wasn’t me who was up there. Our game plan wasn’t there. My striking, wrestling and grappling are not like that.”With a chance to get back at Saruta in the pipeline, the bubbly Pacio has shrugged off his grudges as he prepares to go back to the drawing board.ADVERTISEMENT SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town “In the rematch, I’m going to be different. Next time I’m going to make sure I don’t come out there looking like a rookie. I’m excited to get back to training again and work on all my mistakes from the fight.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Paul George, Russell Westbrook lead Thunder past Trail Blazers ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img LATEST STORIES MOST READ Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandem PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations View commentslast_img read more

Petron, F2 battle separate foes

first_imgLATEST STORIES View comments Urgent reply from Philippine ‍football chief PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss 1 dead, 3 injured in Quezon road crash F2 Logistics looks to celebrate after Saturday’s playdate. —Sherwin VardeleonDefending champion Petron attempts to fight off complacency even as F2 Logistics calls in a replacement for its injured hitter when they clash with separate rivals on Saturday in the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix at Alonte Sports Arena in Biñan, Laguna.Seemingly unbeatable with eight wins under its belt, Petron will face Cignal at 6 p.m., hoping to not get distracted by their spotless record.ADVERTISEMENT “It’s good that we are winning, but we always have to treat each game as though we are the underdogs,” said Petron coach Shaq delos Santos.The Blaze Spikers, champions in the past two conferences, will have “super imports” Kath Bell and Stephanie Niemer on their side.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption charges“But I’m sure that my players are aware of our goal so I have nothing to worry about,” added Delos Santos.F2 Logistics replaced injured Kim Kiana Dy with NCAA standout Cindy Imbo when they clash with PLDT at 4 p.m. P2.5 B shabu seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbed The Cargo Movers are on a two-game winning run, while the Power Hitters are coming from win over the Foton Tornadoes last Thursday.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Upset hunt Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandem Hong Kong tunnel reopens, campus siege nears end Trump campaign, GOP groups attack Google’s new ad policylast_img read more