Pocari Sweat averts meltdown, closes in on PVL crown

first_imgPocari Sweat blew a huge lead but that only paved the way for a wild finish in Game 1 of the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference Finals Saturday night.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Star douses late San Miguel rally, grabs 1-0 semis lead Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIEScenter_img World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire MOST READ The Lady Warriors lost a 19-12 lead and even trailed, 24-22, before Rivers, Jessey de Leon and Gyzelle Sy spearheaded the defending champions’ spirited comeback.“We don’t have problems getting leads but we have problems in sustaining them,” said Abella. “We just have to address that through our mental toughness”Sy completed Pocari’s rally with a service ace after Rivers and de Leon anchored the Lady Warriors’ net defense and came up with two crucial blocks against Jeng Bualee and Jennifer Keddy, respectively.Michelle Strizak added 18 for Pocari while Myla Pablo had 16 and Jeannette Panaga finished with 12 points for the Lady Warriors, who also overcame 31 errors.Soltones paced the Water Defenders with 17 while Bualee wound up with 16. ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Lady Warriors proved to be the steadier team as they eked out a 22-25, 25-22, 25-22, 26-24 win over Bali Pure to inch closer to another title.Pocari shoots for a second straight championship on Tuesday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutKrystal Rivers shone in her first game as replacement import with a game-high 20 points for the Lady Warriors.“We were just too tense because everyone’s pumped up knowing Krystal is going to play for the first time so I just told them to settle down,” said Pocari head coach Rommel Abella. What ‘missteps’? Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chickenlast_img read more

Rep Runestad introduces parental alienation resolution to raise awareness

first_img State Rep. Jim Runestad, R-White Lake, introduced House Resolution 327 Wednesday to encourage awareness and sensitivity to the concept of parental alienation in the state.The resolution states that parental alienation can arise during and after divorces from behaviors including speaking negatively about a parent and inappropriate discussions with a child on details that are not age appropriate.“There needs to be a better way of handling parental alienation cases within the current judicial system,” Rep. Runestad said. “Often times, the parental alienation is minor in the beginning and not that obvious. This is why we need an educational effort focused on developing solutions statewide for families in high-conflict divorce cases where the current model in family court is not serving the needs of the children.”The resolution encourages awareness that parental alienation is destructive to children and can deprive a child of a sense of security and destroy the bond between a parent and child.The House Committee on Families, Children, and Seniors held a hearing Wednesday to learn more about the topic of parental alienation.  Rep. Runestad coordinated efforts to arrange for several guests to testify. Three organizations were represented during the hearing including: Dads and Moms of Michigan, National Organization of Women and Manage your Conflict.Shelly Loomus, an attorney and author on family conflict presented the need for more education and understanding on screening for parental alienation in divorce cases and the need for a separate process in these cases that recognize a child’s best interests are better served through “parallel parenting” strategies that minimalize conflict and disallow a parent from controlling a child’s access to the other parent through alienating strategies.The committee was asked to recognize the reality of parental alienation and its impact on a child’s ability to have access, not only to their other parent, but to grandparents, siblings and other family members.John Magoola, father speaking from his own personal experience, gave a telling and personal story about the barriers he has faced in witnessing his own son’s decline in his ability to show love and affection as a result of parental alienation.The committee continues to consider the resolution.###### 15Sep Rep. Runestad introduces parental alienation resolution to raise awareness Tags: #SB, Families Children Seniors, House Resolution 327, Runestad. parental alienation center_img Categories: Featured news,News,Runestad Newslast_img read more