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UAAP Season 74 Finals Result: Ateneo wins 4-peat vs FEU in Game 2, 82-69

Saturday, October 1st, 2011 | Basketball, NEWS, Philippines, SPORTS with No Comments »
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UAAP Season 74
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Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) Blue Eagles defeated the Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraws, 82-69, in Game 2 of the 2011 UAAP Season 74 Finals to claim its fourth UAAP Men’s basketball championship on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at the Araneta Coliseum. The win by Ateneo versus FEU completed their historic 4-peat in the UAAP men’s basketball by sweeping the Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraws in the Season 74 Finals.

The Blue Eagles swept the Tamaraws, 2-0, in their best-of-three title series. Ateneo won game 1 over FEU, 82-64.

Ateneo vs FEU UAAP Season 74 Finals
Ateneo wins UAAP Season 74 Finals vs FEU
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The 2011 UAAP Championship is Ateneo’s fourth straight title under head coach Norman Black. They first won the UAAP men’s basketball crown with Black in 2008.

UAAP Season 74 Finals Schedule: Ateneo vs FEU Game 2 Live on ABS-CBN

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Game 2 of the 2011 UAAP Season 74 Finals between Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) Blue Eagles and Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraws will be aired live on ABS-CBN, at 3 p.m. today, October 1, 2011.

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UAAP Season 74 Finals: Ateneo vs FEU
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Ateneo, shooting for its fourth straight UAAP Men’s Basketball Championship under head coach Norman Black, leads the best-of-three series versus FEU.

The Blue Eagles took game one of the UAAP finals through the heroics and perfect game of Nico Salva.

Game two of the UAAP Season 74 finals will be played at the Araneta Coliseum after the awarding ceremonies at 1 p.m..

ABS-CBN has cancelled its usual Saturday shows that include “E-Live” and “Failon Ngayon” to give way for the live coverage of the UAAP Season 74 Finals.

The Ateneo vs FEU game 2 was scheduled last Saturday, September 24. However, it was postponed due to Typhoon Pedring.

Typhoon Quiel: PAGASA Latest Weather Forecast Update October 1, 11 a.m.

Saturday, October 1st, 2011 | NEWS, Philippines, Weather with 2 Comments

Typhoon Quiel, based on PAGASA latest weather update at 11 a.m. today October 1, 2011, has made a landfall in Aurora Province this morning and is expected to out of the country by Sunday.was located at 40 km North of Casiguran, Aurora. Typhoon Quiel is moving at 26 kph in the West Southwest direction. PAGASA satellite and surface data indicates that Quiel has a strength of up to 160 kph with gustiness of up to 195 kph.

Typhoon Quiel Satellite image
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PAGASA officials say that Typhoon Quiel has a 500 km diameter and 15-25 mm of rainfall per hour.

PAGASA raised Public storm signal number 3 in Isabela, Northern Aurora, Mt. Province, Ifugao, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Benguet, Ilocos Sur, La Union, and Pangasinan.

Cagayan, Apayao, Ilocos Norte, Abra, Kalinga, rest of Aurora, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Pampanga, Zambales, Bulacan, Northern Quezon, and Polillo Island are now under Public Storm Signal Number 2.

Signal Number 1 is declared over the rest of Quezon, Camarines Norte, Rizal, Bataan, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Lubang Island, Babuyan Island, Calayan Group of Islands, and Metro Manila were under Signal Number 1.

PAGASA cautioned the public in low lying and mountainous areas under storm signals to be on alert over possible flashfloods and landslides. Those residing in coastal areas were likewise alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by the tropical cyclone.

PAGASA weather update as of 11 a.m. today, October 1, 2011 published on its official website indicates stormy weather and rough to very rough coastal waters in the area of Northern and Central Luzon due to Bagyong Quiel. Rains and gusty winds will prevail in the Southern Tagalog area while the rest of the country will experience cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms.

PAGASA weather forecast that Luzon will experience moderate to strong winds coming from the Northwest to West while winds from the Southwest to West will prevail over Visayas. The rest of the country will have moderate to rough coastal areas.

UAAP Cheerdance Competition 2011 Winners: UP Pep Squad Retains Title (Video)

Saturday, September 17th, 2011 | EDUCATION, ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, Philippines, SPORTS, Television, Video with 1 Comment
UP Pep Squad wins 2011 UAAP Cheerdance Competition

UAAP Cheerdance Competition 2011 Winner
UP Pep Squad

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The University of the Philippines (UP) Pep Squad won the 2011 UAAP Cheerdance Competition at the Araneta Coliseum today, September 17, 2011.

UP‘s Madonna-inspired Pep Squad showed a better and almost flawless routine to retain the 2011 UAAP Samsung Cheerdance competition. The UP Pep Squad surprised everyone with all of its members having blonde hair.

The Araneta Coliseum was filled to the rafters with over 20,000 were in attendance on Saturday.

The UP Pep Squad took home their second straight cheerdance title and P340,000 top prize. De La Salle University (DLSU) Animo Squad entered the top three spot for the first time by placing as first runner up and received P200,000 prize. Far Eastern University (FEU) Cheering Squad placed third with P140,000 prize.

The University of Sto. Tomas (UST) Salinggawi Dance Troupe is in fourth place, Adamson University (AdU) Pep Squad in fifth and the National University (NU) Pep Squad in sixth place.

Below is a YouTube video posted by fotomacder that shows the winning performance of the UP Pep Squad in the 2011 Samsung UAAP Cheerdance Competition.

UAAP Season 74 Cheerdance Competition on ABS-CBN Studio 23

Friday, September 16th, 2011 | EDUCATION, NEWS, Philippines, SPORTS with 1 Comment
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UAAP Season 74 logo
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The UAAP Season 74 Cheerdance Competition will be shown live on ABS-CBN Studio 23 on Saturday, September 17, 2011 starting at 3 p.m..
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