Vanguardia owns up to Phoenix failed quarterfinals bid

first_imgPhoenix head coach Ariel Vanguardia. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoenix had a decent start in the PBA Governors’ Cup winning its first two games, but everything went downhill when the Fuel Masters strung together nine straight losses, effectively dashing any hope for a spot in the quarterfinals.The team’s 11th-place finish was the worst since head coach Ariel Vanguardia took over, and he knows there’s no one to blame for their dismal finish but himself.ADVERTISEMENT “This is all part of the journey and we are really humbled by this experience,” said Vanguardia after Phoenix lost to San Miguel 109-107 at Ynares Sports Center in Antipolo.“I take full responsibility. We will learn from this and we’ll move on to become a better team.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogPhoenix was able to enter the playoffs in the first two conferences of the season finishing as the sixth seed in both the Philippine and Commissioner’s Cups, but it was in the Governors’ Cup that Vanguardia’s team took a dip.And with the 2016-2017 season over for Phoenix, Vanguardia now looks at the future with a eye on the upcoming draft. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. DAY6 is for everybody Phoenix, potentially, has the fourth pick in the draft and Vanguardia says they’re looking to add Filipino-German big man Christian Standhardinger.The 6-foot-8 bruiser, however, won’t play in the PBA in the first six months of the season as he is under contract with the Hong Kong Eastern Lions in the Asean Basketball League.“The first three teams may not like him [Standhardinger], because he’s not going to play for the first six months,” said Vanguardia. “We’re willing to wait.”Vanguardia also looks at NCAA standouts Rey Nambatac of Colegio de San Juan de Letran and San Beda’s Robert Bolick and Davon Potts to fill up their backcourt spots.ADVERTISEMENT 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 View comments LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson In ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ Comedy and Drama Collide How to help the Taal evacuees Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Mos Burger to open in Manila; teases with a pop-up Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours #KicksStalker: Adidas tries to woo Antetokounmpo with a van of sneakers Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacsonlast_img read more

H1N1 flu vaccination clinics announced in Fort St. John * Correction

first_img * It was previously written that vaccinations will be offered through the Fort St. John Health Unit this week. That information was incorrect. Energeticcity.ca has corrected the mistake and apologizes for the confusion. Everyone else who needs and wants the free H1N1 vaccine will be immunized after the persons at highest risk have been vaccinated.  More information will be given when the clinics are announced.For more information call 8-1-1 or 250-263-6000. Or, you can visit www.northernhealth.caFor a recent story on the H1N1 virus, Click Here. These three clinics are for:– All the above groups– Children aged 6 months to less than 5 years of age– Health-care workers– Household contacts and care providers of infants less than 6 months of age and persons who are immunocompromised.Advertisement Fort St. John residents will begin to get H1N1 flu vaccinations this week.The Fort St. John Medical Clinic announced that there will be two clinics this week: one on Thursday, October 29th from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and one on Friday October 30th from 9:00 a.m. until noon.For more information on those clinics, click here.- Advertisement -Northern Health has also announced the Fort St. John locations for the vaccines.On Friday, November 6th, a clinic will be held at the Fort St. John Health Unit, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.  The Fort St. John Health Unit is located at 10115 110 Avenue.This clinic is only forAdvertisement – Persons under the age of 65 with chronic conditions– Pregnant women in the second half of pregnancy– Persons who live in remote and isolated settings or communitiesMeanwhile, on November 10th, 17th and 24th, there will be clinics held in the Pomeroy Hotel Ballroom. Vaccinations will be given from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. each day.Advertisementlast_img read more