Big Dreams’ 1st Christmas chessfest set December 27

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 03:18 p.m.

BACOLOD and Negros Occidental chess players will get another yuletide treat as Big Dreams Promotions host the 1st Christmas Open Chess Tournament on December 27.

The tournament will feature an Open division, and 15-Under boys and 18-Under girls mixed categories.

2014 Provincial Meet ‘tough but successful’

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 03:18 p.m.

THE staging of the Department of Education-based Palarong Panlalawigan 2014 was tough, but the games ended successfully, said Romeo Sison, DepEd-Negros Occidental sports coordinator.

Sison said over Aksyon Isports of dyEZ Sunday that there were a few problems they faced during the event yet, all were considered minor and isolated issues.

Loptta paddlers rule 2014 Provincial Meet

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 03:17 p.m.

PADDLERS of Lopue's Table Tennis Association (Loppta) who represented Area 7-Bacolod City and Area 8-Nopsscea (Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports, Cultural and Educational Association) ruled their respective matches in the recently concluded Negros Occidental Provincial Meet 2014.

Orophil Shipping-VMA basketball tilt set in January

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 03:25 p.m.

THE top four local collegiate teams and five other schools in the province have signified to join the 1st Orophil Shipping/VMA Global College Basketball Cup Open set to open second week of January next year at VMA GC gym in Sum-ag, Bacolod City.

Nopsscea champion STI-West Negros University, University of St. La Salle, Colegio San Agustin Bacolod and University of Negros Occidental Recoletos head the list to be challenged by the host school, Carlos Hilado Memorial State College of Talisay, Colegio de Sta. Ana of Victorias and Nesca of Hinigaran.

Ceres-La Salle to face Maziya in playoffs of AFC Cup 2015

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 02:56 p.m.

MULTI-TITLED Ceres-La Salle FC is set to face Maziya Sports and Recreation of Maldives on February 17 at the latter’s home pitch for the Asian Football Confederation Cup playoff match.

The winner of this face-off will join India’s Bengaluru, Persipura Jayapura of Indonesia, and Warriors of Singapore in Group E.

Hanah jins rule Batang Pinoy

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 02:55 p.m.

CONSISTENT champion Hanah Taekwondo jins again displayed great skills and conditioning in the recently-concluded 2014 Batang Pinoy National Finals held at the Bacolod City National High School gym.

Vic Feria's competitive jins garnered 2 golds, 2 silvers and 2 bronzes.

WV Pasuc meet starts in Victorias City today

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 03:31 p.m.

THE Western Visayas Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (Pasuc) Regional Sports Olympics unfurls today in Victorias City, Negros Occidental.

Hundreds of student-athletes from different state universities and colleges across the region will converge in this week-long sporting event that will run until December 22.

STI-WNU batters LHCA in Seaoil-NBTC tourney

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 03:31 p.m.

AFTER losing to tormentor St. John's Institute (SJI) in opening day, STI-West Negros University got back at Living Heritage Christian Academy (LHCA), 105-72 on Sunday in the 7th Seaoil-National Basketball Training Center Elite League in Bacolod City.

The Junior Mustangs bounced back to a 1-1 slate after the SJI Blue Falcons hacked out an 81-72 game on Saturday. LHCA's loss was its second in as many outings and the Patriots from Barangay Taculing have some catching up to do to qualify in the next round.

SBS, Warriors win

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 03:30 p.m.

ST. BENILDE School hanged tough to upend Jack and Jill School Homesite in 12 Under category while the Warriors have an easy, 71-47 victory over STI-WNU in the 10 U division of the Sharp-Basketball Coaches Association of Negros, LNA 7 and SBP developmental league at WNU gym on Sunday.

Closed chess tilt set Dec. 26 to 31

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 03:36 p.m.

THE 4th Edition Piaya TV Network/First Community Bank Negros Closed Chess Championship is slated on Dec. 26 to 31 at the Robinsons Place Bacolod Activity Fountain Area.

The yearly event, which has a format of single round robin and standard time control of 1 hour 30 minutes plus 30 seconds increment each player, will decide who will represent Negros Occidental in the Bangkok Open 2015.

Malolos shuttlers dominate BP badminton tilt

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 03:34 p.m.

MALOLOS City shuttlers dominated the badminton event of the just-concluded 2014 Batang Pinoy National Finals held at Pohang Badminton Center in Bacolod City.

The Bulacan-based badminton teams topped four of the six categories where they saw action.

Area 3 demolishes Area 9 in basketball

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 03:34 p.m.

A FULL-GAME, full court press was enough for Area 3 (Talisay-Silay-Murcia-Victorias) to demolish Area IX, 75-58, in the Palarong Panlalawigan basketball competition at STI-West Negros University gym Monday.

The Negros Occidental High School dribblers seemed lost all throughout as the Northern Negros cagers employed a devastating defensive strategy.

Belangel topscores for ADMU-Prada

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 02:25 p.m.

BACOLOD'S Samjosef Belangel continued to shine with Ateneo de Manila University-Prada (Private Schools Athletic Development Association) junior team, scoring 25 points in the Blue Eaglets 73-55 win over Emilio Aguinaldo College (EAC) recently.

A member of Tay Tung High School 3-on-3 Batang Pinoy champion in 2013 and Junior NBA select team, Belangel added eight assists, five rebounds and two steals as Ateneo bounced back from its 79-82 loss to Hope Christian High School (HCHS).

VDS rules NPC-KBP bowling tournament

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 02:24 p.m.

AFTER earning a twice to beat advantage, bowlers of the The Visayan Daily Star (VDS) were declared champions of the Negros Press Club-Kapisanan ng nga Broadcasters Sa Pilipinas (NPC-KBP) Christmas Fellowship Bowling Tournament held at the Super Lanes of the Goldenfield Commercial Complex in Bacolod City yesterday.

In the Energy Development Corp. (EDC)-sponsored tournament, the Daily Star players topped the three-game elimination phase and defeated Aksyon Radyo Bacolod led by Boy Duran and Bert Pabulayan in the final showdown, 360-340.

Bacolod City 4th overall in national Batang Pinoy

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 04:14 p.m.

NINE golds, fifteen silvers, and eight bronzes put Bacolod City fourth overall in medal tally as of Friday noon of Batang Pinoy 2014 National Championship.

Quezon City topped the medal haul after 53 pocketing 20 golds, 19 silvers and 14 bronzes. Cebu City placed second overall with 19 total on 10-4-5 grab in this developmental tournament of the Philippine Sports Commission.

12 teams to see action in NPC-KBP bowling

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 04:13 p.m.

TWELVE teams from various media organizations and stations affiliated with the Negros Press Club (NPC) and Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) will vie for the top five honors in a bowling tournament set Sunday, 10:30 a.m., at the Super Lanes, Goldenfield Commercial Complex in Bacolod City.

Teams competing in the Energy Development Corp (EDC).-sponsored tournament include DYEZ Aksyon Radyo, DYAF Radyo Veritas, GMA TV Bacolod, Magic 106.3, ABS-CBN Bacolod; Negros Daily Bulletin/Sports Communicators Organization of the Philippines, Negros Press Club, The Visayan Daily Star Inc., Sun.Star Bacolod, Negros Weekly, RMN DYHB-IFM, and a guest team from EDC.

Provincial Meet opens Sunday

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 04:12 p.m.

AS THE Batang Pinoy National Championships ends today, December 13, the 2014 Palarong Panlalawigan opens tomorrow at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod City.

Thousands of student-athletes, coaches, officials and Negrenses will take part in the week-long event.

2 basketball tournaments unfurl today

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 04:11 p.m.

THE 7th season of SeaOil-National Basketball Training Center Elite League opens at 7 a.m. today at the STI-WNU gym with Region 6 Samahang Basketboll Pilipinas (SBP) Director Robert Uy as guest speaker.

Mansilingan Christian Academy and Bacolod Christian College of Negros square off at 8 a.m. following a brief opening ceremony. Uy, Anthony Carlo Agustin, provincial director of SBP Negros Occidental, and Commissioner Bobby Tee will do the ceremonial toss.

Bacolod paddlers shine in 2014 Batang Pinoy

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 04:30 p.m.

BACOLOD City paddlers from Lopue's Table Tennis Association (Loptta) captured three gold, three silver, and one bronze medals in the 2014 Batang Pinoy National Championships held at Lopue's San Sebastian Department Store on December 10 and 11. In the boys singles event, John Michael Castro prevailed over teammate Neil John Lauren in the finals, 3-1 to win the gold while Neo Angelo Laudato of Sta. Rosa Laguna settled for the bronze.

Bacolod City out of 3-on-3; Mangubat rules rapid chess

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 04:30 p.m.

BACOLOD’S Tay Tung High School could no longer defend its 3-on-3 basketball title in the 2014 Batang Pinoy National Finals while Valerio Mangubat hauled the gold in the rapid chess for boys held at the Masskara Hall at People’s House.

The Thunderbolts who topped the contest last year at Po Hang gym lost five straight games since Wednesday against Davao City (5-11), Pasig City (17-21), Iloilo City (7-19), Cebu City (13-17), and Zamboanga City 13-21 yesterday.

JSY Countertrade bags 35 & below crown

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 04:29 p.m.

NO. 3 JSY Countertrade upset top-seeded AACI Transport, 71-55 to capture the 35 and below championship of the Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade Inc. second conference inter-company tournament played at the Bacolod Tay Tung High School Po Hang Gym.

Ritchie Militante scored 10 points to give JSY Countertrade an 18-5 opening quarter lead.

NBTC cage tourney unfurls December 13

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 04:29 p.m.

THE Bacolod leg of the Seaoil-National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) opens on December 13, 7 a.m., at West Negros University gym in Bacolod City.

Guest speaker is Samahan ng Basketbolista ng Pilipinas Regional director Robert Uy from Iloilo City, who will be welcomed by Anthony Carlo Agustin of SBP-Negros Occidental.

NegOcc booters defend futsal title

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 12:42 a.m.

YOUNG Negrense booters are looking forward to defend their title as the 2014 Batang Pinoy National Championships futsal kicked off Wednesday at the Negros Occidental Multi-Purpose Activity Center.

The host-squad swept all their opponents last national finals and aims to duplicate its success and bring honor to the province once again. The Negrenses are in Group A with Bayawan City, Olongapo City and Compostella Valley. Bacolod City is grouped with Cebu City, Batangas and Zamboanga del Sur.

1,377 delegations join Batang Pinoy this year

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 12:41 a.m.

THE 2014 Batang Pinoy National Championship at the Paglaum Sports Complex gathere 1,377 delegations from 98 local government units seeing action in the five-day sporting event in Bacolod City until December 13.

Atty. Jay Alano, project director of Batang Pinoy, said that some of the delegates were not able to make it because of Typhoon Ruby but they will still be accommodating delegates who have failed to register.

‘Cultivate not only athletes, but also future PHL leaders’

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 02:36 p.m.

Despite a fractured rib, the wushu athlete defeated his opponent from Pakistan and Hong Kong, but he was sidelined by his doctors from competing in the gold medal match to reduce the risk of a permanent injury.

“He showed the heart of a true athlete: Pusong Pinoy that never gives up,” Garcia said. Solis is now a technical official for wushu.

Sweet Crystal wins 35 & Up title

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 02:35 p.m.

SWEET Crystal Sugar captured the 35 & Up title of the Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade Inc. second conference inter-company tournament after defeating Basecom, 72-57 at the Bacolod Tay Tung High School Po Hang Gym.

Former USLS Stinger Daniel Chiu waxed hot at the right time as he canned four triples in the payoff quarter to seal the championship for Sweet Crystal.

Batang Pinoy 2014 kicks off in Bacolod City today

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 01:17 p.m.

THIS year’s edition of Batang Pinoy National Championships officially kicks off today with opening matches for boxing, chess, triathlon, and table tennis scheduled in different venues in Bacolod City.

The three-day triathlon reels off at 6:30 a.m. at the Panaad Stadium as official weigh-in for boxing begins at 7 a.m. at the Bays Center. Official matches commence at 1 p.m.

Dael, Borbon bag doubles gold

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 01:17 p.m.

THE Philippines’ Emy Rose Dael and Ann Gella Borbon of Lopue's Table Tennis Association (Loptta)-Bacolod bagged the gold in the girls doubles event of the recently concluded 6th Asean School Games held at the Marikina Convention Center from November 29 to December 5.

The duo from Bacolod defeated Singapore in the finals 3-1, giving the Philippines the lone medal in the table tennis event. They also demolished Malaysia and Indonesia in straight sets 3-0 in the quarterfinals and semifinals, respectively.

SJI Blue Falcons eyeing Provincial Meet crown

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 01:16 p.m.

WINNING the Palarong Panlalawigan will be the aim of Nopsscea champion St. John's Institute when the inter-area competition reels off after the Batang Pinoy national championships.

The Ritche Militante-mentored Junior Falcons has selected four other standouts to reinforce the squad expected to encounter rough flight against other area meet champions.

Azkals, Thais scoreless in First Leg semi-finals

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 04:17 p.m.

A SCORELESS draw on Saturday gave the Philippine Azkals a positive outlook of scoring an upset against the favored Thailand War Elephants in an away game on Wednesday for the 2014 AFF-Suzuki Cup Leg 2 Semifinals at the Rajamangala Stadium in Bangkok.

Ceres-La Salle FC club director and former national team striker Ali Rojas Go said that Saturday’s match against the Thais was good for the Azkals but it could have been better if the nationals scored a goal.

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