first_imgJiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina “This speaks volumes that there are pro teams that are actually calling us about trying to field their teams with our players and that wasn’t happening last year,” said Padda.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast MOST READ “I know I didn’t live up to their expectations, I know I didn’t meet their expectations this year and I have apologized to the team for that too,” said Padda at Blue Eagle Gym.Padda, however, believes she’s done her job of elevating the team that won just three games in the season prior to her arrival.“I know we just came under making the Final Four but if you look at the improvement of the program overall, I think they’re much better than they were before I got here.”Padda cites the demand the club teams have displayed for her players as a sign of progress for the Lady Falcons.Mylene Paat is signed with Cignal, Jema Galanza is at Creamline, and Mary Joy Dacoron is poised for a stint in one of the two major commercial leagues.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ LATEST STORIES Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Adamson University’s valiant stand in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament has come to an end on Saturday.ADVERTISEMENT Despite having a promising campaign that ended with a 25-6, 25-23, 25-23 win over University of Santo Tomas, the Lady Falcons won’t be attending the big dance as they settled for fifth of the tournament after the eliminations.The Lady Falcons finished the season with a 6-8 record, a vast improvement from their 1-13 finish in Season 79, but expectations hounded them even before the start of the tournament.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownAir Padda was aware that school management wanted more from her team the moment they went on a stellar campaign in Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference where they went undefeated in the group stage.And those expectations have chipped away at her anxiety as she now faces uncertainty ahead of Season 81. 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 P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident UST goes for ‘total revamp’ in buildup for Season 81 View commentslast_img

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