18 Jan

Clock ticks as Guiao prepares PH team for Fiba qualifiers

first_imgGuiao said preparing the team for the Fiba qualifiers is another hurdle for him as he’s left with less than two weeks to get things together before their game against the Iran national team on September 13 in Tehran.“This is another hectic schedule and the same problem all over for me because half of the team was replaced and we’ll have one week to train for a very strong team,” said Guiao Saturday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Iran is ranked No. 25 in the world while the Philippines is the 30th-best.What Guiao is most concerned about, though, is building team chemistry with players he has yet to coach. Lakers waive Deng, save money for 2019 NBA free agency DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Guiao’s holdovers from his Asian Games squad are Beau Belga, Raymond Almazan, Gabe Norwood, Stanley Pringle, Poy Erram, Christian Standhardinger, Asi Taulava, and Paul Lee.Filling up the 14-man pool are San Miguel’s Alex Cabagnot and Marcio Lassiter, Ginebra’s Scottie Thompson, Magnolia’s Ian Sangalang, and Blackwater’s Allein Maliksi.Phoenix’s Matthew Wright has also been invited since his one-game suspension will be lifted after the game against Iran.“This is an issue of preparation and issue of familiarity because this is not the team that we brought to the Asian Games plus this is not the core of Rain or Shine,” said Guiao.Removed from the Asian Games team are Chris Tiu, Maverick Ahanmisi, James Yap, and Jordan Clarkson.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 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 Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netRest is for the weak, and national team head coach Yeng Guiao has no time for it.Just days after leading the Philippines to fifth place in the men’s basketball competition in the 2018 Asian Games, Guiao will be back to work to prepare Gilas Pilipinas for the upcoming fourth window of the Fiba World Cup Asian Qualifiers.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img read more

10 Jan

Fort St. John RCMP shows support for Walk for Mental Health

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Mental Health and Addiction Advisory Committee sponsored a ‘Walk for Mental Health’, Tuesday, May 7th, on the Northern Vac Track located at the Pomeroy Sports Centre.In attendance to the walk was Constable Neustater of the FSJ RCMP Detachment and he shares that he and Corporal Francouer are apart of the Comunity policing unit and they regularly sit on the Mental Health and Addictions Advisory Council.The RCMP often come together with the Advisory Council to talk about mental health, how it influences people and how the RCMP can help in their role. Cst. Neustater shares he works specifically with youth and is able to communicate directly the services available and what mental health means to this age group.- Advertisement -The Mental Health Advisory Committee can help make things better in the community, for first responders, as well as users of the system.Cst. Neustater said,” Today I came here as I knew this was happening and to show support.” During his visit, he did two laps of the Northern Vac Track in full uniform.One of the members of the board shares, it is good to see the police come out and join in the walk, its good to put ourselves out in the public and to be more visible, making the public more aware that part of the community is mental health which is part of us to keep us all mentally healthy and walking is a good way to do that.Advertisement The Advisory Council meets the first Thursday of the month at the Healing place, for more information you can contact Cynthia; 250-793-0178last_img read more