Will the queen Tigress step up?

first_img2 ‘bookies’ bet collectors held in Quezon Taal Volcano continues to emit steam, ash from weak explosions View comments Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Beggar dead in Quezon hit-and-run incident LATEST STORIES MOST READ Chism eager to work with Guiao once more China counts sharp rise in coronavirus cases, 2 in Beijing Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties But whether UE will have enough depth to deal with a streaking UST side remains to be seen.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town That new-found dynamic will be put to the test Saturday when UST battles University of the East at Smart Araneta Coliseum.The drama is expected to get its share of the spotlight from Ateneo, which hopes to bolster its league-leading record against skidding University of the Philippines in the main match.Ateneo closed out its first round on a high, using exciting rallies in each of the first two sets to thwart defending champion and fierce rival La Salle.The Lady Eagles are suddenly heavy favorites over the Lady Maroons, who lost their footing after a 4-0 start.The Lady Warriors, who finally nailed a victory after beating Adamson in the first round, will rely on do-it-all spiker Shaya Adorador when it faces the Tigresses, hoping for a victory that pulls them farther out of the bottom.ADVERTISEMENT Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos No one among Pam Lastimosa, Cherry Rondina, EJ Laure and Ria Meneses wanted to take the lead, Reyes discovered.“Contrary to the idea that everybody is fighting for leadership, in our case, nobody wanted to be the leader,” Reyes told the Inquirer. “Nobody wanted to step up.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnLately, Reyes said, the Tigresses realized “that they need to rally behind every one of them.” But he still needs someone to step up from his leader-by-committee group.He pointed out the emergence of second-stringer setter Alina Bicar as the linchpin for the Tigresses’ three-game winning streak, saying “she is really stepping up for [starting setter] Alexine Cabanos and for the rest of the team.” UST Golden Tigresses. Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netNow it can be told: University of Santo Tomas had been encountering leadership crisis during its rough start in the UAAP women’s volleyball tournament this season.UST coach Kungfu Reyes bared this much last Friday, saying his wards had a different understanding when it comes to leading the team: Instead of one player from its talented bunch stepping up to the plate, everyone was waiting for that leader to rise on her own.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

Ayo says sophomore Cansino deserves UST captaincy: ‘He has respect of his teammates’

first_imgView comments Trump suggests Iran responsible for downed plane PLAY LIST 01:21Trump suggests Iran responsible for downed plane00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:52Phivolcs: Cloud seeding in ashfall affected areas needs study01:04Daybreak as smoke, ash billows from Taal volcano01:05Poor visibility, nakaapekto sa maraming lugar sa Batangas03:028,000 pulis sa Region 4-A, tuloy ang trabaho03:57Phivolcs, nahihirapan sa komunikasyon sa Taal01:04Sold-out: Stores run out of face masks after Taal spews ash No need to wear face masks in Metro Manila, says scientist MOST READ For Season 82, Ayo decided to put in sophomore star CJ Cansino as the Growling Tigers’ skipper, different from what the coach had employed in his previous teams.During his days at Letran and De La Salle, the master of the “Mayhem System” usually employed seniors as his skippers with McJour Luib and Kevin Racal leading the Knights and Kib Montalbo the Green Archers.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSAndray Blatche has high praise for teammate Kai SottoSPORTSBig differenceSPORTSAlmazan status stays uncertain ahead of Game 4This time, Ayo said it’s not age that decides if a player is suitable to lead a team.“He has the respect of all the players and he’s a true blooded Thomasian,” said Ayo in Filipino after UST’s 95-82 cruise over University of the East Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. MANILA, Philippines—Captains are usually respected veterans in a team, but University of Santo Tomas Aldin Ayo begged to differ.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. LATEST STORIES Canada yet to decide if it will pay Harry and Meghan security costs Robredo to visit Batangas families displaced by Taal erruption Joe Silva departure as coach no big deal for UE players, says Chongson Residents rescue horses, farm animals left on volcano island Heart Evangelista, Kim Chiu, more celebs appeal for animal rescue after Taal eruption Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Teen dead, another hurt in vehicular collision in Santiago City “CJ, at a very young age, already has a great attitude and I know this because everything starts from home, I talk to his mother about this and the kid has it all. He can get along with everyone and he doesn’t have any bad manners.”Cansino, who’s coming off an injury on his anterior cruciate ligament, showed why he deserved the captaincy against the Red Warriors when he put up nine points, eight rebounds, and five assists.Ayo said Cansino, though, fell into the tendency of sharing the ball more than finding his own shots but he knows his young leader will eventually find his offensive groove.“This is one of the dangers of putting one of your top players as the captain, they tend to overthink too much of the welfare of the team instead of himself,” said Ayo. “I hope he adjusts but in time his own game would eventually flourish.”ADVERTISEMENT LOOK: Kryz Uy, Slater Young expecting first son LOOK: Taal Volcano island 2 days after eruptionlast_img read more