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BaliPure spikers go for the kill

Games today (Filoil Flying V Centre) 4 p.m. – PAF vs Creamline (3rd Place) 6:30 p.m. – Pocari Sweat vs BaliPure (Finals) BALIPURE is bracing for a possible appearance by Pocari Sweat’s heart and soul Myla Pablo as it shoots…

Nationals bow to Koreans

Games today: (Alonte Sports Arena) 10 a.m. -- China vs. Chinese-Taipei 12:30 p.m. -- Kazahkstan vs. Korea 3 p.m. -- Japan vs. Thailand 5:30 p.m. -- Philippines vs. Vietnam KOREA overcame the Philippines gritty stand in the first two sets…

Pocari star Pablo leads PVL awardees

MYLA Pablo, Pocari Sweat's heart and soul, was named the PVL Open Conference MVP in the awarding ceremonies last night at the Filoil Flying V Centre. The elusive highest conference individual award finally got into the hands of Pablo, who…

Davao schools in spotlight

DAVAO CITY - Two of the four public elementary schools that will advance in today’s semifinals of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC)-backed Kadayawan Girls Volleyball Tournament are from far-flung barangays in Davao City and rarely have the opportunity to compete.…

PSC tells Kadayawan players: Study hard, pursue your dreams

DAVAO CITY-- The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC)-backed Kadayawan Girls Volleyball opened at the University of Mindanao (UM) gym in Matina here yesterday with some 150 under-13 players from 10 teams urged by top PSC officials to study hard and pursue…

‘Pocari’, BaliPure spikers start duel

BOTH on a mission, Pocari Sweat and BaliPure open their PVL Open Conference best-of-three title series today at the Filoil Flying V Centre. Facing the Water Defenders for the second straight conference, the Lady Warriors hope to cement their status…

Once more with feeling

BALIPURE coach Roger Gorayeb was pleased to see his troops make quick work of Creamline and secure a second straight PVL championship appearance. “Regardless kung ilang set, basta manalo ka tapos. You go to the Finals, ’yun ang importante sa…

Lady Warriors back in finals

POCARI Sweat dug deep on its arsenal to outlast Philippine Air Force, 16-25, 20-25, 25-23, 25-19, 15-10, and advance to the PVL Open Conference Finals last night at the Filoil Flying V Centre. Substitute Heather Guino-o saved the Lady Warriors…

Do or die for 4 clubs in PVL

FOR coach Rico de Guzman, Pocari Sweat’s hunger to win another championship remains. On the ropes after losing Game 1 and a set away from seeing their reign end, the Lady Warriors summoned what was left on their tank to…

Pablo keeping Pocari in the hunt

POCARI Sweat’s Myla Pablo earned the Philips Gold-PVL Press Corps Player of the Week for games played from August 2-6. Thriving in games that mattered, Pablo kept the Lady Warriors’ hopes for a fourth straight championship alive. Pocari Sweat got…

Setters key in Creamline-BaliPure tiff

Games tomorrow (Filoil Flying V Centre) 4 p.m. – Pocari Sweat vs PAF (Series tied at 1-1) 6:30 p.m. – Creamline vs BaliPure (Series tied at 1-1) THE PVL Open Conference semifinal decider between Creamline and BaliPure will ultimately boil…

PVL: Pocari stays alive

POCARI Sweat got a lifeline as it avoided an abrupt end of its dynasty with a 25-22, 16-25, 23-25, 25-21, 15-12 over Philippine Air Force in the PVL Open Conference semifinals last night at the Filoil Flying V Centre. Myla…

Creamline draws first blood

EVEN without Alyssa Valdez, Creamline’s juggernaut continues. The Cool Smashers turned to old hands Rosemarie Vargas, Mary Jean Balse-Pabayo and Pau Soriano to beat BaliPure, 25-19, 13-25, 28-26, 25-18, 15-7, and move on the cusp of advancing to the PVL…

PVL: Semis 'wars' erupt

BALIPURE is showing its readiness to wage war with Creamline as Alyssa Valdez returns after a three-game absence today in the PVL Open Conference semifinals opener at the Filoil Flying V Centre. ”Oo naman. Never naman namin iniisip na hindi…

Pinay spikers end Japan training on high note

OSAKA, Japan — The national women’s volleyball team checked out of this enchanting city Tuesday with a 21-25, 25-16, 25-19, 25-22 victory over Kansai University late Monday to end their gruelling 17-day training. The Nationals’ win came after they overcame…
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