January 18

‘Coaching is like politics’: No exchange of pleasantries between Ayo, Gonzales

first_img“No, I don’t talk to him anymore,” said Ayo of Gonzales after UST’s 99-72 loss to La Salle in the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball tournament Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena.The game between the Growling Tigers and the Green Archers were the first time the former colleagues faced each other since Ayo left La Salle in 2017.Ayo added that he didn’t even extend any words after the game was over and both benches greeted each other for some post-game handshakes.READ: Looming UST-La Salle clash just a regular game for coaches Ayo, Gonzales“I didn’t tell him anything, I didn’t speak to him,” said Ayo, who is a city councilor in Sorsogon, in Filipino. “Coaching for me is like politics. You’re with each other if you have the same goal, if you have the same interests. But if there’s a conflict in your interests then it becomes different, it’s that simple.”ADVERTISEMENT Aldin Ayo and Louie Gonzales were almost inseparable since they both worked as assistant coaches in the Kia bench in the PBA.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. As for Gonzales, he just shrugged off any storyline that involves Ayo and instead focused on the game at hand.La Salle improved to a 3-2 card to maintain in the top half of the ladder while the Growling Tigers dropped to 1-4 and tied University of the East at the no.8 spot.“We all know how a coach works, be it against Aldin or anyone, we’re here to win,” said Gonzales in Filipino. “My treatment is the same for anybody and all I want is to win and I want my team to compete.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? MOST READ Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal View comments Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Both would move on to Colegio de San Juan de Letran with Ayo holding the head coach’s seat and Gonzales as the assistant.From 2015 to 2017 the two won one NCAA title and another UAAP title with De La Salle, but that friendship looks to have ended when they parted ways in 2018.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissREAD: UAAP: La Salle destroys UST in first game against AyoAyo, now the head coach of University of Santo Tomas, said he and Gonzales, now in charge of De La Salle’s bench, haven’t spoken to each other. SBP attends Fiba World Basketball Summit Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown LATEST STORIES 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 Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazillast_img read more

December 27

Woman fined for begging in carpark

first_imgA woman who was caught begging in a carpark has been fined after appearing at Letterkenny District Court.Argentina Rostas also pleaded guilty to two charges of theft from both an ALDI and a LIDL store in the Twin Towns. Garda Inspector Sean Grant told the court that Ms Rostas stole a leg of lamb valued at €17.93 from LIDL on June 21st, 2015.She also pleaded guilty to stealing ham and cheese from the local ALDI store on the same date.Ms Rostas had been accompanied by her mother and she stole the items by placing them in the underside of a child’s pram.The following day Ms Rostas was found by Gardai begging for money in the carpark of McElhinney’s Stores.Solicitor for the accused woman, Patsy Galagher, said his client was a separated mother of four with very little means.He added that Ms Rostas, of Chestnut Road, Ballybofey is now 27 and is trying to get her social welfare situation sorted.Judge Paul Kelly fined Ms Rostas a total of €300.Woman fined for begging in carpark was last modified: September 19th, 2017 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Argentina Rostasbeggingcourtdonegallast_img read more