For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Guard: Juan Gomez de LiañoJuan Gomez de Liaño. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netDesiderio isn’t the only one who likes to score for the Fighting Maroons.Rookie Juan Gomez de Liaño does too.In the two games UP played this week, Gomez de Liaño breached 20 points twice and averaged 21.5 points with 9.5 rebounds.Honorable mentionsSteve Akomo (University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers)Steve Akomo. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netUniversity of Santo Tomas won its lone game of Season 80 thanks in large part to its starting big man.Steve Akomo is the owner of this year’s highest single-game rebounding total of 20 boards, and he did that once more in UST’s 88-85 win over University of the East while also scoring 18 points and blocking six shots.And Akomo’s mark of six blocks is tied with Mbala and Issa Gaye’s record for most in one game. Ricci Rivero (De La Salle Green Archers) 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 Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene In the two games Far Eastern University played this week, Tolentino was the unquestioned offensive focal point as he averaged 17.5 points and a respectable 7.5 rebounds.Forward: J-Jay Alejandro (National University Bulldogs)Jay Alejandro. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netJ-Jay Alejandro played his last two games in the UAAP, and walked off the collegiate league leaving stellar numbers.NU’s heart and soul did what he does best in his final week with the Bulldogs and that is by filling up the stat sheets. Alejandro averaged 16.5 points, five rebounds, three offensive rebounds, and 8.5 assists on his way out of NU.Paul Desiderio (University of the Philippines) Paul Desiderio. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPaul Desiderio likes to score, and that statement is indisputable.And he did that in UP’s last week in Season 80.Desiderio matched his career-high of 30 points on Saturday when he lit NU up in the Fighting Maroons’ 106-81 win.And for his weekly average, Desiderio scored 23 points a game. Ateneo suffered its first defeat after going undefeated in its first 13 outings while University of Santo Tomas finally won a game after a 0-13 start.And with all that out of the way, here are the top players by position in the final week of eliminations.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogCenter: Ben Mbala (De La Salle Green Archers)Ben Mbala. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netBig Ben Mbala exacted revenge on Ateneo in the final game of the elimination and he did it the only way a Ben Mbala does and that was to dominate. The Final Four is complete with Ateneo, De La Salle, Adamson University, and Far Eastern University heading to the playoffs.That, however, wasn’t the only thing to happen at the end of the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball tournament. ADVERTISEMENT With a second straight MVP in the bag, the La Salle center went crazy and dismantled Ateneo in every statistical category.Mbala registered 28 points, 19 rebounds, six steals, six blocks, and a big defensive stop down the stretch to preserve the Green Archers 79-76 win over the Blue Eagles.Forward: Arvin Tolentino (Far Eastern University Tamaraws)Arvin Tolentino. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netArvin Tolentino has often been an unassuming player, to the point of being lackadaisical that his head coach Olsen Racela repeatedly challenged him to give more effort. Well Tolentino may be lackadaisical, but his numbers aren’t.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny View comments Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Elite rookie Jose vows to work hard after signing 3-year max deal Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Ricci Rivero. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netIt seems La Salle has settled with Ricci Rivero as its secondary offensive option.And although Mbala’s 20 field goal attempts against Ateneo were almost 30 percent of La Salle’s total output, Rivero still had plenty for him as he put up 13 and making seven of those. Rivero also got to the line for his fair share of charities as he went 5-of-7 from the stripe. Overall, Rivero finished with 21 points, five rebounds, and two steals. 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Cyfrowy Polsat-owned OTT TV platform Ipla has added an HBO package to its offering as part of an overall revamp of the service that sees the launch of a new user interface with additional search functionality.Ipla is now offering an HBO package comprising five channels. The service will offer HBO HD, HBO 2, HD, HBO 3 HD, Cinemax HD and Cinemas 2 HD along with four AXN channels – AXN HD, AXN Spin HD, AXN Black and AXN White. The package will also offer access to an on-demand catalogue of 5,000 titles.The HBO channels will air content including Westworld along with HBO Polish originals Pakt and Wataha. On-demand titles available will include Game of Thrones, The Sopranos and Babylon Berlin.The HBO package will cost PLN35 (€8.40) a month.Two other packages have been added to the Ipla offering: Ipla Extra Premier an Ipla TV.The former replaces the previous Ipla Extra package and provides access to Polsat shows including Przyjaciółka, Pierwsza miłość and W rytmie serca before they are aired on linear TV. The package is available for PLN10 or for PLN5 to customers of mobile service Plus.Ipla TV – the basic offering of the OTT TV service – comprises 87 channels including Polsat Sports HD and Eursoport 1 HD, Polsat News HD, Comedy Central, Kino Polska, Epic Drama HD, AXN HD Lifetime HD, Polsat Play HD, BBC Brit, Discovery Channel HD, Disney Channel and many others. The service costs PLN50 for the first three months and PLN60 thereafter. Discounts are available for Cyfrowy Polsat and Plus customers.The new additions join existing packages Ipla Sport, Ipla Films and Series, Ipla Kids, Ipla Knowledge and News and Eleven Sports.
It’s understood last Sunday’s Service had to be cancelled as the main hall was covered in broken glass.A similar incident took place at the church just weeks ago.Local SDLP councillor Brian Tierney has branded the vandals “mindless thugs.”He said: “Vandalism is unacceptable in our community, and is it especially unacceptable at a place of worship. ShareTweet Keith Wright, Family History Centre Director at Derrys Mormon Church, pictured beside one of the broken windows.DERRY’S Mormon Church has been attacked by mindless vandals twice in the past month. The latest assault on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, at Racecourse Road, took place last weekend when a number of windows were broken.The cost of repairing the damage has been put at £400. “The church and its congregation have been part of the community for more than fifty years and these recent attacks should not be tolerated.“Apart from a place for Mormons to practise their faith, the church is also a valuable community asset, hosting fun days for local families and an annual Christmas Carol Service.“It also provides genealogy research services and is also a designated emergency centre for the Ballyarnett area when families are evacuated due to flooding or bomb scares.“The SDLP fully supports the local Mormon community and value its contribution to society.“We would urge those responsible for these attacks to stop and have some respect for diversity within our community,” added Councillor Tierney.‘MINDLESS THUGS’ ATTACK DERRY’S MORMON CHURCH TWICE IN A MONTH was last modified: September 23rd, 2016 by John2John2 Tags: ‘MINDLESS THUGS’ ATTACK DERRY’S MORMON CHURCH TWICE IN A MONTHballyarnettBrian Tierneyracecourse roadSDLP COUNCILLOR