Friday, April 19, 2013 - 01:49 a.m.
SIX teams have confirmed participation when the 2nd Conference of the Basketball Unified Sports Group (BUSG) invitational tournament opens Sunday April 21 at Po Hang gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School here.
Sharp-BUSG and Diding's Eatery (ABC) squares off at 11 a.m. while PESO BAYS Athletic Club and Panasonic-BUSG follows at 1 p.m. At 2:30 p.m. NHOJs and NBG (Negros Basketball Group) serves as the finale of the tripleheader.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 03:06 a.m.
HUNGRY kids over experienced batters.
This was how newcomer Silay-Youth team notched its first victory in the ongoing 2nd Silay City Softball Invitational Games over the weekend at the Lonoy Ballpark in Silay City, Negros Occidental.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 03:06 a.m.
DEFENDING champion Dynamic Builders FC and runner-up Ceres FC fortified their team standing towards the semifinals on April 28 with victories over separate opponents last Sunday in the 1st Conference of the North Football League at the Ayala North pitch in Talisay City.
Dynamic's veteran defender Jason Cordova got an early penalty kick in the 3rd minute to book a 1-0 lead. Midfielder Jason Panhay scored quick back-to-back goals in the 5th and 7th minutes to register a 3-nil advantage in less than 10 minutes of the ball game.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 03:05 a.m.
JALTAS Breeders/Consuelo Supermart stunned league leader Fiesta Gas/JK Marie with a 79-74 victory over the weekend to capture the Your Basketball Athletic Club President's Cup title at the West Negros University gym here.
Lito Diolaso sizzled with a huge 20 points in the third period after trailing by 13 at the break, 23-36, to help Jaltas get back on track, as Vincent Javelosa added 7 points while Oscar Aquino and Danny Chua chipped in 5 points.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 03:05 a.m.
THE 2nd Coca-Cola PBA Youngstars set to open April 20 released the lists of official line-ups of different teams on Tuesday, April 16.
Teams with complete line-ups include Pony Basketball, Team Tangub Christian Academy and the St. John’s Institute Baby Falcons for Bracket A. Bracket B are the teams of last year’s runner-up University of St. La Salle Baby Stingers, Bacolod Tay Tung High School Tunderbolts and host-West Negros University Baby Mustangs.
Monday, April 15, 2013 - 01:58 a.m.
THE top 25 trainees of Basketball Coaches Association of Negros summer camp were ecstatic of their gifts and prizes on Friday's closing ceremony at St. John's Institute Activity Center.
Monday, April 15, 2013 - 01:51 a.m.
FOODMAN squeaked past Johann Kendrick Tan 96-95 to capture the Class B title of the 13th Tan Kek Pin Memorial Basketball Cup played last Friday at TTHS Po Hang Gym.
Peter Galon engineered the Foodman comeback and scored the last 9 points for Foodman to snatch the championship. The double digit rebounding advantage of Foodman in the 4th quarter was the key to its victory as it gave them more chance offensive opportunities.
Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 12:30 a.m.
A POPULAR joke at schools is that when asked what's your favorite subject, the usual reply is VACANT. At a summer basketball camp, which started last week, trainees are asked the same question. The usual answer is BCAN.
BCAN, which stands for Bacolod Coaches Association of Negros, becomes the battlecry every time a drill instructor blew a long whistle. The kids, aged 3 to 17, immediately respond with a quick crisp basic defensive stance and simultaneously yelling BCAN!
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 12:44 p.m.
SOME 168 youngsters will graduate and receive their certificates when the Basketball Coaches Association of Negros (BCAN) summer clinic ends at St. John's Institute Activity Center today here in Bacolod City.
The neophytes have enjoyed for the last 10 days their BCAN t-shirts and balls and are expected to receive giveaways from BCAN president Bobby Tee and the rest of a dozen coaches who ran the training for kids aged 3 to 17 years old.
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 12:44 p.m.
TOP seed Foodman and No. 3 Johann Kendrick Tan recovered from double digit deficits to forge a winner-take-all showdown in Class B of the 13th Tan Kek Pin Memorial Basketball Cup at TTHS Po Hang Gym.
The championship game will be played today (Friday) at 7 pm.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 12:21 a.m.
HUNDREDS of young hoopers in Negros Occidental and Bacolod City are expected to flock at the West Negros University gym when the two-day tryout for the 2nd Coca-Cola PBA Youngstars Basketball League reels off at 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Ten teams will select 12 players to don their respective ball clubs that consist of 13 to 16 years old. Every team will parade three 13-year-olds (born 2000); three 14 year-olds (born 1999); three 15-year-olds (born 1998); and three 16-year-olds (born 1997), as League rules state.
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 01:06 a.m.
TWO young Bacolod hoopsters join eight other aspiring basketball stars to represent Mindanao in the 2013 Jr. NBA Philippines National Training Camp in Manila on April 26 to 28.
Jan Gabriel Sobrevega and Jose Antiporda from the University of St. La Salle-Integrated School came out on top along with eight other players who tried out in the Jr. NBA Regional Selection Camp presented by Alaska held at the University of South Eastern Philippines Gym on April 1 and 2.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 11:51 p.m.
TRYOUT for the Bacolod Leg of the 2nd Coca-Cola PBA Youngstars Basketball League, aimed to provide a wider avenue for search for the next top cagers in the country, is set on April 10 and 11 at the West Negros University gym.
This event is Coca-Cola Philippines' commitment not only to promote healthy and active living but to reach out to aspiring basketball stars from different cities, provinces and municipalities in the country though the grassroots program.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 01:00 a.m.
SOME 150 youngsters ranging from 7 to 18 years of age reported at the opening of Basketball Coaches Association of Negros (BCAN) summer clinic at St. John's Institute Activity Center on Monday in Bacolod City.
As excited as their accompanying parents, the neophytes enjoyed their pre-numbered t-shirts and balls as registration takes place. Late entries are likewise promised theirs up to Wednesday by BCAN president Bobby Tee as basketball balls are ordered from Manila.
Monday, April 1, 2013 - 12:48 a.m.
THE Philippine Azkals fought tirelessly from beginning until the final whistle and defeated Turkmenistan in a very entertaining match on the last day of the AFC Challenge Cup Group E competitions. Phil Younghusband scored the decisive goal in the 68th minute. His lone goal was enough to propel the Azkals to the main draw in Maldives next year.
What were the lessons gained from this memorable breakthrough? Here’s a breakdown of the Azkals’ performance:
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 01:39 a.m.
THREE boxing champions from Bacolod City are scheduled to fight tentatively in the United States this coming July, Games and Amusement Board Chairman Juan Ramon "Monju" Guanzon said in a press conference at his house on Friday.
WBO light flyweight titlist Donnie 'Ahas' Nietes, newly-crowned Interim WBO minimum eight champion Merlito 'Tiger' Sabillo, WBO-OPBF super flyweight holder Genesis 'Azukal' Servania were presented with ALA gym trainer Edmund Villamor and MKK standard bearer and former Bacolod Representative Monico Puentevella in attendance.
Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 10:45 a.m.
THE Negros Closed Chess Championship 2012 2nd edition sponsored by the Aguirre and Villanueva (A&V) Negros Chess Club successfully took place last December 26-30, 2012 and has become the battle ground of most-respected and top-caliber chess players of Negros.
Friday, March 22, 2013 - 12:14 a.m.
BOARD member and regional commissioner Robert Uy of Samahang Basketbolista ng Pilipinas and SBP Negros Occidental commissioner Anthony Agustin will be guest speakers when the summer clinic of the Basketball Coaches Association of Negros opens on April 1 at St. John's Institute Activity Center here in Bacolod City.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 10:42 a.m.
University of Negros Occidental Team A Davies Philippines is the 13th Tan Kek Pin Memorial Cup Class A champs after defeating the Colegio De San Agustin Choi Sportswear 82-73 last Sunday at the West Negros University Gymnasium.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 10:41 a.m.
SOME 100 students have confirmed participation and more to follow for the Basketball Coaches Association of Negros (BCAN) clinic slated April 1 to 12 at St. John's Institute Activity Center here in Bacolod City.
These young aspirants aged 10 to 12 years old come from various schools whose coaches are members of BCAN, says president Bobby Tee on Monday at West Negros University where he met with WNU sports director Tony Agustin, Rene Cuison, formerly of St. Joseph's High School, Jerome Galunan of Watchmen Daily Journal and Jake Azucena of SJI for another project not related to basketball.
Friday, March 15, 2013 - 11:44 a.m.
In a night of 4th quarter comebacks, Dynamic Metals upset ESJ Centre 79-75 while Appliance Centrum/LA Gasoline Station squeaked past Fox Shox 104-103 in the penultimate day of elimination round of Class B of the 13th Tan Kek Pin Memorial Basketball Cup at TTHS Po Hang Gym.
The victory by Dynamic Metals and Appliance Centrum forced a triple tie with La Filipina Trading at 3-4 for the last two spots in the quarterfinals.
Friday, March 15, 2013 - 11:43 a.m.
The AFC Challenge Cup qualifications started last March 2 and lasted until March 6, 2013. Three slots were booked by the respective group winners in Myanmar, Afghanistan and Palestine. They now join host Maldives in the AFC Challenge Cup Finals next year while the four remaining spots are still up for grabs.
The two best runner-ups in the competition so far belong to India and Bangladesh which have 6 points each (2 wins, 0 draw, 1 loss record). A victory earns the team three full points and a draw is good for one point.
Monday, March 11, 2013 - 10:44 p.m.
AN UNDERGOAL stab by Ruel Balgos with 0.6 seconds to go shoved No. 3 CSA-B Choi Sportswear to the finals in a dramatic heart-thumping victory over No. 2 USLS President’s Gym 80-79 played last Sunday in Class A action of the 13th Tan Kek Pin Memorial Basketball Cup at TTHS Po Hang Gym.
In the other game, top-seed UNO-R A Davies Philippines also advanced to the championship by outscoring Willtrade Sagay Central for the first three quarters to win handily 79-63.
Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 09:42 p.m.
WILLTRADE-Sagay Central top Allure DM/Bobcat 109-100, while CSA-B Choi Sportswear defeated UNO-R B 93-76 to advance to the semifinals of Class A of the 13th Tan Kek Pin Memorial Basketball Cup at TTHS Po Hang Gym.
Allure DM bowed out of the tourney, as it could not keep up with Willtrade's offensive firepower in the first three quarters.
Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 11:10 a.m.
FOODMAN got solo possession atop the standings by defeating Mang Inasal 83-75, while Appliance Centrum/LA Gasoline Station derailed Dynamic Metals, 97-94, last Wednesday in Class B action of the 13th Tan Kek Pin Memorial Basketball Cup at TTHS Po Hang Gym.
Foodman at 5-1 dropped Mang Inasal to 2nd place at 4-2 tied with ESJ Centre. The top 2 teams will automatically advance to the semifinal round.
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 01:25 a.m.
JOHANN Kendrick Tan escaped by the skin of their teeth against La Filipina Trading 82-81 while ESJ Centre advanced to the quarterfinals by halting Fox Shox 85-77 in Class B action on the 13th Tan Kek Pin Memorial Basketball Tournament played last Monday at TTHS Po Hang Gym.
JKT had a 3-point lead until La Filipina Jan Jan Young managed to score on an offensive putback plus a foul with no time remaining. But lady luck smiled on JKT as Young missed the free throw.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 01:48 a.m.
IN A battle of unbeaten teams, UNO-R A Davies Philippines survived USLS President’s Gym 63-60 and Allure DM/Bobcat overpowered UNO-R-B 101-88 in Class A action of the 13th Tan Kek Pin Memorial Basketball Cup played last Sunday at TTHS Po Hang Gym.
UNO-R A is assured of the top spot at 6-0 while USLS closed out its elimination round 6-1 and will finish second. Both teams will advance to the semifinal round.
Monday, March 4, 2013 - 01:40 a.m.
FOODMAN and Mang Inasal moved closer to clinching the top two spots in the 8-team tourney after holding off separate opponents in Class B of the 13th Tan Kek Pin Memorial Basketball Cup at TTHS Po Hang Gym.
Foodman needed an extra period to dispose of Appliance Centrum/LA Gasoline Station 110-103, while Mang Inasal defeated an undermanned Fox Shox 89-79.
Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 01:33 a.m.
LAST week, we discussed about the Philippine Azkals' chances in the AFC Challenge Cup and the prospects are getting brighter for the team.
In fact, last week, the Azkals held a training as part of the team's preparation for the Group E matches which will we played at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila.
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 01:07 a.m.
MANG Inasal forced a triple tie atop the standings after defeating Dynamic Metals 84-76, while Johann Kendrick Tan got back on the winning track by routing Fox Shox 115-88 in Class B action of the 13th Tan Kek Pin Memorial Basketball Cup at TTHS Po Hang Gym.
Mark Binguan and Clarence Quingco combined for 19 points to put Mang Inasal ahead with a commanding 30-12 lead in the opening quarter.