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Five matches on tap in PSL beach volley

EARLY quarterfinalists Petron XCS and Foton dispute the top ranking in Pool C, while fancied RC Cola-Army A guns for a three-game sweep of its Pool D assignments today in the Philippine SuperLiga Beach Volleyball Challenge Cup at Sands SM By the Bay. Petron XCS’ Sheila Pineda and Aiza Pontilas…

Blaze Spikers in Superliga finals

DISPLAYING superb championship form, Petron Blaze clobbered Philips Gold, 25-14, 25-23, 25-18, to nab a second straight Finals appearance in the Philippine SuperLiga All Filipino Conference yesterday at the Cuneta Astrodome. Banking on a well-balanced assault, the Blaze Spikers needed only an hour and 21 minutes to overcome the Lady…

Galang is top PSL pick

IN A Philippine SuperLiga Rookie Draft full of suspense, Ara Galang ended up as the top overall pick. With returning RC Cola-Army, which holds the No. 1 selection, opted not to pick a rookie, the draft order shooked up, as F2 Logistics nabbed the opportunity to grab Galang, one of…

PSL Liga: RC Cola, Petron in no-tomorrow game

JOVELYN Gonzaga is considered as the country’s best player in the sand courts after winning the title in all her major tournaments. But the Philippine SuperLiga Challenge Cup beach volleyball semifinals will not be a walk in the park as Gonzaga and her RC Cola-Army A partner Nene Bautista will…

PSL: 2 s’final slots on the line

FOUR teams slug it out for the two remaining semifinals berths today in a pair of knockout quarterfinals matches in the Philippine SuperLiga All-Filipino Conference at the Quezon Convention Center in Lucena City. Third-ranked Foton takes on No. 6 Mane ‘n Tail at 4:30 p.m., while fourth seed Philips Gold…

Fiery start by Blaze Spikers

DINDIN Santiago-Manabat asserted her might in the middle as Petron Blaze made an early statement for its quest for a second straight title by turning back Philips Gold, 25-16, 25-18, 25-23, in the Philippine SuperLiga All-Filipino Conference last night at the Mall of Asia Arena. The game took a bizarre…

Historic feat by Petron

IT was one historic campaign to remember for newly-crowned Philippine SuperLiga All-Filipino Conference champion Petron. By going 13-0, the Blaze Spikers became the first team in the fledging club league history to win all of their matches in the eliminations, semifinals and Finals. “Right from the start, our objective is…

Philips downs Cignal

LUCENA City -- Philips Gold rallied from a five-point fifth set deficit to edge Cignal, 21-25, 25-23, 25-9, 18-25, 20-18, and force a semifinals duel with Petron Blaze yesterday in the Philippine SuperLiga All-Filipino Conference at the Quezon Convention Center here. Foton, meanwhile, arranged a semifinals duel with Mane ‘n…

Tornadoes get job done

THANKS to the solid playmaking of Ivy Perez, Foton's attacking game went ablaze as it clinched its first-ever Philippine SuperLiga championship yesterday. The Tornadoes started well and finished strong, ending Petron's reign with a 25-18, 25-18, 25-17 victory to annex the Grand Prix crown before a huge crowd at the…

Petron seeks payback

SUDDENLY finding itself on the brink of ending its reign, Petron hopes to rebound from a sorry loss in Game 1 and get back at Foton in the Philippine SuperLiga Grand Prix. A confident coach George Pascua yesterday said that the Blaze Spikers are plotting a major comeback when they…
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