Longtime barker Rolly Manlapaz passes away

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? LATEST STORIES For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST02:14Carpio 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 Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Manlapaz was already confined in the hospital even before the start of UAAP Season 81. Several players, current and graduates have aired their sentiments over the absence of the barker’s booming vibrato. His last in-game call was during the women’s volleyball tournament of the UAAP. 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 ChrissManlapaz got his start as the barker for the PBA before moving to the collegiate circuit, where he had the chance to give monicker to some of the UAAP and NCAA’s most iconic players like Calvin Abueva, called The Beast, and Alyssa Valdez, who was given the alias The PhenomKnown for his antics, Manlapaz would also sub in for the buzzer during the times the shot clock and game clock malfunctioned.  Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewcenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college He is survived by his children Dawn Marie Zsazsa Manlapaz-Lainez, Kevin Bon Jovi, Vincent Miles Pele, Christine Amidala, Patricia Ann, and Luke Anakin. Barcelona shocked by last-place Leganes in Spanish league Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Iconic barker Rolly Manlapaz. Photo from his Facebook account.Rolly Manlapaz, the iconic voice of collegiate sports, passed away Thursday afternoon after his battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He was 58. The longtime barker was pronounced dead at 1:10 pm at University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Medical Center. ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ View commentslast_img read more

Softball Travels to Louisiana

first_img Bowling Green Game 2 Live Stats Bowling Green holds a 6-3 record, which includes a 4-0 decision at the Cleveland State Dome Tournament to open the season. Maryland, who is 1-8, picked up its first win of the season last weekend as the Terrapins knocked off then No. 1 Florida, 4-2. Mississippi Valley State will look to rebound after a 1-8 start with its sole victory coming against Coppin State. Dartmouth opens its season against the Bulldogs after being picked to win its third Ivy League title in four years. Bowling Green Game 1 Live Stats Louisiana Live Stats Junior pitcher Nicole Newman (Madison, Wis.) continued her stellar start to the season going 3-1 in Arizona. Newman, who has a 5-2 record, pitched three complete games and picked up all three of the Bulldogs’ wins. In 25.0 innings, Newman recorded 34 strikeouts and gave up only seven walks. Senior Megan Sowa (Gurnee, Ill.) recorded at least one hit in five of the teams’ six games while junior Kailee Smith (Murrieta, Calif.) enjoyed a perfect 3-3 day against Abilene Christian which included her first two home runs of the season. Tournament Central Page Drake will take on its second Top-25 team of the season with a matchup against No. 16 Louisiana. Louisiana went 2-1 last weekend in its series against then No. 4 Alabama. Junior DJ Sanders and freshman pitcher Alyssa Denham have led the Sun Belt Conference preseason favorite to a 6-3 record this season. Sanders posted four runs, four hits and four runs batted in against Alabama including hitting two home runs in the final game. Denham, who is 2-1 in her rookie season, pitched a shutout against Alabama giving up only two hits. Drake is 7-4 this season coming off a 3-3 weekend at the Wildcat Invitational hosted by then No. 10 Arizona.  The Bulldogs picked up victories against North Dakota State, Boston College and Abilene Christian. Drake lost a pair of games to Arizona and one game to Ball State. Maryland Live Stats Dartmouth Live Stats LAFAYETTE, La. – The Drake University softball team will play six games in three days at the Mardi Gras Invitational presented by Double Tree, hosted by No. 16 Louisiana, Feb. 23-25. Louisiana Live Audio After the Mardi Gras Invitational presented by Double Tree, the Bulldogs will travel to Tuscaloosa, Ala. for the Easton Crimson Classic hosted by No. 10 Alabama. Drake will play five games from Mar. 3-5, opening the tournament against Stanford on Mar. 3 at 11 a.m. Print Friendly Version Mississippi Valley State Live Stats Louisiana Live Video Drake opens the invitational on Thursday at 2 p.m. against Bowling Green before taking on host Louisiana at 4:30 p.m. The Bulldogs will then face Dartmouth and Maryland Friday at 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., respectively before closing out the invitational with two games on Saturday. Drake will once again face Bowling Green with first pitch set for 8:30 a.m. followed by a matchup against Mississippi Valley State at 10:30 a.m. The contest against Louisiana will be video streamed on Ragincajuns.com as well as an audio stream on ESPN 1420. Story Linkslast_img read more