With payback in mind, Creamline engages PetroGazz in rematch between conference’s top two teams

first_imgRio’s unsafe Olympic Park ordered closed by Brazilian judge View comments Pelicans to rebuild on Zion MOST READ Deandre Ayton shines as Suns pound Knicks Olympic rings arrive in host city on barge into Tokyo Bay Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia PLAY LIST 00:56Heavy 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 award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu01:26Homes destroyed after Taal Volcano eruption The Cool Smashers take on the PetroGazz Angels anew, hoping to forge a tie at the top of the standings Saturday in the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference at Filoil Flying V Centre.“It’s going to be an exciting match against PetroGazz, we learned a lot from our first round match,” said Creamline setter Jia Morado.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsWhile both teams are assured of spots in the semifinals, they will be fighting for bragging rights and the No. 1 spot in the next round.Motolite, meanwhile, will try to gift returning star Myla Pablo a victory when it battles winless BaliPure in the other match. Creamline only has one blemish in its record in the Premier Volleyball League. And while the Cool Smashers cannot erase that, they can get payback against the team that dealt them their only loss thus far.And how’s this for a bonus: That team is undefeated, giving Creamline the chance to mess up a clean slate, too.ADVERTISEMENT Taal evacuees make the most of ‘unusual’ clothing donations, leaves online users laughing Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Solon urges Solgen to reconsider quo warranto petition vs ABS-CBN 11 nabbed for shabu, drug den busted in Maguindanao Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Steaming fissures on Taal Volcano Island spotted Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Pablo will also have to dig deeper in her comeback from injury after debuting in a loss last Wednesday, when she managed just three points.PetroGazz, which has relied on a steady performance from its low-key roster to steamroll the opposition thus far, hopes to keep that unbeaten slate intact and continue its mastery over a star-filled Creamline team that features Alyssa Valdez, Morado, Jema Galanza and Michele Gumabao.But the Angels will face a motivated Cool Smashers, especially Valdez, who fell to injury in the second set during their first meeting—a PetroGazz victory.PetroGazz will also parade a flashy pair of imports in Janisa Johnson and Wilma Salas.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

More thundershowers forecast for Northeast B.C. on Thursday

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Wednesday night’s thunderstorm saw over 100 lightning strikes recorded in the Fort St. John area as the storm moved over the city, and the forecast is calling for a chance of more thunder and lightning today.Environment Canada meteorologist Lisa Erven said that convective activity started in the Peace Region during the late afternoon and early evening Wednesday, before the thunderstorm rolled over Fort St. John at around 11:00 p.m. She said that the storm lasted around two hours, and saw over 100 lightning strikes come down in the city’s vicinity.- Advertisement –A graphic showing lightning in the Peace region between 6:00 p.m. and midnight Wednesday evening. Each diamond shape is an individual lightning strike. The colours refer to how old the strike is with red being the most recent hour (11pm-midnight) and green being the oldest (6-7pm). Photo by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC).Despite the length of the storm, the North Peace Airport weather station did not record any significant rainfall, though downpours were observed within the city limits.A map showing lightning strikes in Northeast B.C. at 8:20 on Thursday morning. Photo by Environment CanadaErven said that on Thursday morning, a weak frontal system is continuing to move out of the area in a northeasterly direction, bringing a continued risk of thunderstorms across the region. More thunderstorms could be possible this afternoon near Fort Nelson, though the forecast is calling for a mix of sun and clouds further south this afternoon.Advertisementlast_img read more