Amid MVP talks, JRU star Alvarez told: Focus on team, not stats

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netOn the verge of a potential MVP season, Jose Rizal University star Shola Alvarez got a much-needed advice from her coach Mia Tioseco.The growing MVP talks have been hard to escape for Alvarez especially when she keeps putting up numbers that validate her case as one of the top players in the NCAA.ADVERTISEMENT Alvarez unleashed 23 points built on 16 hits and three blocks as JRU secured at least a playoff for a semifinals slot.The 20-year-old Alvarez has come a long way since showing up to JRU’s practice for the first time several years ago.“We’re really proud of her because when she came here with us she couldn’t last jogging for five minutes and look where she is now,” said Tioseco.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson 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 Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed And Tioseco’s two-cents couldn’t be more of value and timely with Alvarez and the rest of the Lady Bombers fighting for a Final Four spot.“I wasn’t doing well in our last training and coach told me not to think about the stats but rather think about the team because if you think about the stats, we won’t make it to the Final Four,” Alvarez told reporters in Filipino after leading JRU to a 25-13, 23-25, 25-11, 25-12, win over Lyceum on Tuesday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkThe Lady Bombers are primed to make the Final Four and if they do, Alvarez will officially be a legitimate MVP contender along with San Beda’s Cesca Raqraquin.“She’s one of the top players so I guess she deserves to be the MVP,” said Tioseco of her player. View comments Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Magic withstand late Miami rally for rare road win Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increaseslast_img read more

DD LOCAL: CASTLEFINN COMMUNITY TO HOST COFFEE MORNING FOR REFUGEE CRISIS

first_imgCastlefinn NotesCoffee MorningA coffee morning in aid of the Syrian Refugee Crisis will be held in St. Vincent de Paul Drop In Centre on Friday 25th September from 10am-2pm. Any donations of home baking would be much appreciated, contact Siobhan Mc Kee or Edel Meenan on 087-2300821.Please come and support. Everyone welcome. Doneyloop Youth Club LtdThe Annual General Meeting of Doneyloop Youth Club Ltd will be held in the Youth Club premises,Doneloop on Wednesday 23rd September 2015 at 8:00pm,Everyone is welcome.Community Employment Scheme: Doneyloop/Castlefinn Youth Clubs (Donegal Youth Service)Are you currently unemployed: on the live register for at least a year, 25years or over. Would you like the opportunity to work with the young people in Doneyloop/Castlefinn Youth Clubs, if yes please contact Lee Stephenson, CE supervisor, Donegal Youth Service, Tel 074-9129630 for more information. Jiving ClassesAlways wanted to jive? Now’s your chance. Jiving classes starting in the CPI Centre on Tuesday 15th September from 8pm-9pm and running for 10 weeks, these classes are being organised by Castlefinn Celtic. Classes also starting on Monday 21st September in Donoughmore N.S. Liscooley ,class time 7:30pm-8:30pm.Walking groupCastlefinn Walking Group is starting back on Wednesday 16th September at 10:30pm.Everyone welcome and bring a friend!Computers Anyone interested in computers skills, the following courses will be run in the CPI subject to demand. All courses are FETAC accredited-Beginners-Internet skills-Word processing For more information please contact CPI on 074-9143976Castlefinn 50+ ClubCastlefinn 50+club meeting will take place on Thursday 17th September at 7:30pm in the Drop In Centre ,Diamond. New members welcome.Finn Valley CE Project LtdFinn Valley CE project CES are recruiting eligible participants, vacancies are for environmental workers in Castlefinn and Killygordon. If you are long term unemployed and in receipt of UB/UA or one parent family payment for one year or longer. Apply to the Finn Valley Community Employment Project Office @074-9193770 E-mail finnvalleycescheme@eircom.net for more informationWhistLadies: 1st Kathleen Mc Cay, Strabane172,2nd Molly O Hare,Strabane166, 3rd Geraldine Vambeck, Lifford162Gents: 1st Francie Curran, Castlefinn165 2nd David O Donnell, Letterkenny164, 3rd Tommy Murphy, Letterkenny1601st Half: Willie Meehan, Castlefinn872nd Half: Adrian Mc Connell, Raphoe84Snowball begins next week again €140 for 179 or better. Everyone welcome to St Marys Hall at 8:30pm every Wednesday.If you would like any information included in the weekly notes, please contact CPI Office on047-9143976 or call into centre.DD LOCAL: CASTLEFINN COMMUNITY TO HOST COFFEE MORNING FOR REFUGEE CRISIS was last modified: September 15th, 2015 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:Castlefinn noteslast_img read more