Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 12:10 p.m.
St. John’s Institute stamped its class in the Nopsscea volleyball competition by winning 3 of the 4 titles at stake last November 24 at the University of St. La Salle Covered court.
The Elementary Girls led by Palaro veterans Angel Sy and Shasha Escares spiked their way to a 25-3, 25–14 performance over the St. Teresita Academy volleybelles. This is the 4th straight championship of SJI elementary girls, who are the defending Palarong Pambansang Silver Medalists.
Monday, November 26, 2012 - 09:46 a.m.
BASECOM withstood the 4th quarter rally of Organic Solutions to escape with a 110-108 victory while Jast Enterprises routed Huminova Tigers, 103-73, at the close of the Class A elimination round in the Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade 3rd Cnference intercolor tournament at the TTHS Po Hang Gym.
The loss of Organic Solutions allowed Jast Enterprises to tie them atop the standings at 4-2 and wrest the top seed in the tourney. Basecom improved to 3-3 while the Tigers dropped to 1-5.
Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 12:40 p.m.
THE Suzuki Cup is a biennial football tournament organized by the Asean Football Federation (AFF), sanctioned by FIFA and disputed by football teams across South East Asia. This year’s competition will be co-hosted by Thailand and Malaysia and a total of eight teams made it to the finals of this year’s playoffs. In Group A are Vietnam (2008 champions), Thailand (3 time winners), Philippines and Myanmar. In Group B are Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Laos. The competition will have a single round robin format and the top two teams in each bracket advances to the home and away semifinals as well as the finals.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 09:45 a.m.
AACI Trading gave JSY Countertrade an 88-72 trouncing in a battle for the top seed, while JSY Transport secured the number 3 spot by outpointing AACI Transport, 82-71, in the last day of the elimination in Class B of the Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade 3rd Conference inter-color tournament at TTHS Po Hang gym.
AACI Trading and JSY Countertrade finished the elimination round tied at 4-2 but Trading notched the No.1 seed owing to a better quotient. JSY Transport is at 3-3 and AACI Transport finished at 1-5.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 01:59 a.m.
ST. JOHN’S Institute advance to the semifinals of the NOPSCEAA Juniors Basketball tournament played during the weekend at the WNU Gym.
Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 11:19 a.m.
BASECOM upset top seed Jast Enterprises, 97-93, while JSY Transport slipped past AACI Trading, 61-57, in the Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade 3rd Conference Intercolor Tournament at the TTHS Po Hang Gym.
Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 10:26 a.m.
THE Philippine Azkals host the Singapore Lions in a friendly match today, November 15, at Cebu City for its final preparation in the AFF Suzuki Cup co-hosted by Thailand and Malaysia this coming November 24 – 30.
Coach Hans Michael Weiss’ squad is currently soaring high with the Philippines’ performance and highest FIFA ranking in years (rank 143) and the second best performing team in South East Asia behind Vietnam (138).
Friday, October 19, 2012 - 05:52 p.m.
EVERYONE thought that 2012 NOPSSCEA college basketball is over after West Negros University was declared champion. Runner up University of Negros Occidental Recoletos failed to appear for game 2 of the best-of-3 finals on a Wednesday.
By the time you read this, the ad hoc committee created to investigate the controversy might have submitted its recommendation to the NOPSSCEA Board for decision. Funny, don't you think.
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 02:20 p.m.
THE Philippine Azkals Middle East training camp, where the Philippine men’s national football team gave hosts Bahrain and Kuwait a good fight in their home turf, is a testament that coach Hans Michael Weiss’ wards have improved by leaps and bounds.
The Azkals’ preparation for the Suzuki Cup this coming November is going in the right direction and we should be happy with the results.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 02:20 a.m.
THE Philippine Azkals battled host Bahrain to a fighting 0-0 draw last Friday in their first FIFA sanctioned friendly in the Middle East.
Monday, October 15, 2012 - 01:10 a.m.
TERRA Dolce (TD)/Jollibee 1990/91/92 waited four years and finally got the monkey off its back to bag the 5th St. John’s Institute Alumni (SJI) Basketball Friendship Cup title at the Msgr. John Liu Activities Center.
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 01:42 a.m.
GAINING momentum for the AFF Suzuki Cup this coming November, the Philippine Azkals will try the mettle of Bahrain and Kuwait on October 12 and 16, respectively, hoping to fine tune the team's strengths and weaknesses.
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 01:40 a.m.
LOWER seeded teams Terra Dolce/Jollibee 1990/91/92 and Shakey's/New Energy Marketing 2008/10/11 arranged a titular showdown at 8 p.m. Thursday for the 5th SJI Alumni Basketball Friendship Cup at the Msgr. John B. Liu Activities Center.
No. 3 TD dominated No. 2 Phoenix 1999/2K from start to finish in scoring a convincing 77-45 victory, while No. 4 Shakey's came from behind and eliminated top seed Ceres Pasalubong 64-57.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 01:20 a.m.
NO. 2 Phoenix 1999/2K knockout No. 7 Petron 2001/02/12 78-73 to claim the remaining semifinals seat in the 5th SJi Alumni Basketball Friendship Cup at the Msgr. John Liu Activities Center.
Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 01:13 p.m.
No. 7 Petron 2001/02/12 upset No. 2 Phoenix 199/2k 79-66 in the quarterfinals clash of the 5th SJI Alumni Basketball Friendship Cup at the Msgr. John Liu Activities Center.
On the other game, top seed Ceres Pasalubong 2006/07’s strong second half performance carried them over No. 8 Legends/2009 90-77.
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 02:35 a.m.
NUMBER 3 Terra Dolce/Jollibee 90/91/92 cruised to its 4th straight semifinals appearance, defeating No. 6 Eleven Degrees 96/97/98 71-60, while New Energy/Shakey's 2008/10/11 pulled through against Waterfull/Celcor 93/94/95 72-68 in the 5thSJI Alumni Basketball Friendship Cup played at the Msgr. John Liu Activities Center.
Waterfull established a 12-6 lead in the 1st quarter, but New Energy shifted to a full court man-to-man defense that immediately produced dividends as they closed the quarter on a 10-0 run for a 16-12 advantage.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 01:27 p.m.
THE Philippine Azkals won the first ever Philippine Cup by nipping Guam 1-0, thrashing Macau 5-0 and spoiling Chinese Taipei 3-0 for the Philippines’ first international football title in 99 years!
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 01:25 p.m.
CERES Pasalubong 2006/07 won the battle for the top spot, as it held off Phoenix 1999/ 2k 78-75 in the 5th SJI Alumni Basketball Friendship Cup played last Thursday at the Msgr. John B. Liu Activities Center.
Waterfull/Celcor 1993/94/95 won a pivotal match against Eleven Degrees 1996/97/98 68-60 to move into 5th place, overtaking their victim who dropped to 6th.
Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 12:38 p.m.
THE easy way not to get things done is to be absent from your work or play. Oh boy!...its not boycott. Pass maybe is a safe word. Excuse me, is overused.
After all everybody is entitled not to appear for work if one feels lazy. Nobody can tell me to play if my foot hurts. More so if other VIPs are on vacation.
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 03:09 a.m.
THE Philippine Azkals started their quest for the first ever Philippine Football Peace Cup on Wednesday with an emphatic 1-0 victory over Guam last night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Substitute Patrick Reichelt, a Fil-German substitute, scored on a header to carry the Azkals to a win.
In that game, we witnessed a new-look Azkals in the pitch and coach Hans Michael Weiss experimented with his veterans midfield Chieffy Caligdong and Ian Araneta up front and goalkeeper Eduard Sacapaño secured the post while inserting prized recruit Demetrius Omphroy displayed tremendous dexterity that produced several runs for the Azkals which our strikers failed to convert.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 01:02 p.m.
Ceres Pasalubong 2006/07 remained in 2nd place surviving the challenge of Petron 2001/02/12 70-68, while Waterfull/Celcor 93/94/95 routed the Legends (89 & earlier)/2009 104-79 in the 5th SJI Alumni Basketball Friendship Cup at the Msgr. John Liu Activities Center.
Ceres was in the driver’s seat in the 1st quarter 15-12, as Keith Banzon made 2 treys and Alvin Dionela scored 5 points.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 01:01 p.m.
THE Philippine Azkals will make its final preparations for the AFF Suzuki Cup by hosting the first ever Philippine Football Peace Cup starting today against the low-ranked Guam. However, a twist occurred when the management decided to sit out brothers Phil and James Younghusband.
The organization wanted more commitment from players and it is unfortunate that this will occur with three crucial matches on schedule. With this development, what are the chances of the Azkals on this three-nation event?
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 03:20 p.m.
St. John’s Institute won the provincial eliminations of the Milo SBP Small Basketeers Philippines, holding off University of St. La Salle Integrated School 60-52 at the West Negros University Gymnasium played last Sept. 16, 2012.
The defending champ SJI held a slim 17-15 opening quarter lead in behind the exploits of Andrei Philip Lechoncito, Ralph Chua and King Calinawan 5 points each. The Baby Falcons employed a box in one defense on Andre Dadivas but he still managed to score 10 points.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 12:34 a.m.
THE long wait is over. It's a fitting tribute for Team Manager Willy Au who bankrolled the team and great relief to star player Carlos Chu, the heart and soul of the team, and team captain Siopao Dichavez who carried the load since its inception from being a lowly and ragtag team three years ago into the dominating team that it is today.
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 12:48 a.m.
ELEVEN Degrees 96/97/98 pulled out a huge victory over defending champ Ceres Pasalubong 71-65, while Petron 2001/02/12 improved its quarterfinal chances by routing Raga Raga 2003/04/05 79-53 last Tuesday in the 5th SJI Alumni Basketball Friendship Cup at the Msgr. John Liu Activity Center.
Eleven Degrees stopped the winning streak of Ceres spanning two undefeated championship seasons and five straight games this season.
Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 03:00 a.m.
DAVIES defeated Davies/Mang Inasal, 95–85, at the Bacolod Tay Tung High School Basketball tournament at the Po Hang Gym during the weekend.
Showing the form of a back-to-back defending champion, Davies had to overcome an 18 point deficit and forge the overtime after regulation ended at 76 all.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 12:01 p.m.
CERES Pasalubong 2006/07 and Phoenix 199/2k remained undefeated and are tied atop the standings with 5 wins each in the 5th SJI Alumni Basketball Friendship Cup at the Msgr. John B. Liu Activities Center.
Ceres outscored the Legends/2009 for 3 quarters to pull away 95-76 while, in contrast, Phoenix lost its 24 points lead and escaped with a narrow win over Waterfull/Celcor 1993/04/05 91-87.
Monday, September 10, 2012 - 02:25 a.m.
MULTI-TITLED PBA and national team basketball coach Vincent “Chot” Reyes on Friday discussed principles of winning team in an educational afternoon with stalwarts of the Bacolod City business scene in the Plantersbank SME Speaker Series at Business Inn.
GM Boy Torre of Planters Development Bank welcomed the participants and entrepreneurs who believe in the country's leading bank in Small Medium Enterprise concern.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 03:43 a.m.
AFTER viewing the Olympic Games in London for two weeks in television, somewhat we lost interest in local, national and international sports events.
It is as if you just came from a holiday in Boracay and was invited to swim at Punta Taytay. Now, we know the downside of seeing the beauty of sports in the highest level. It will take another four years for our aspiring athletes to be on top of the list of the Philippine Olympic Committee and the Philippine Sports Commission.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 03:42 a.m.
MS TABLET defeated Davies/Mang Inasal, 86-71, to top bracket B in the ongoing Bacolod Tay Tung High School Alumni Cagefest at the Po Hang Gym.
MS Tablet started strong in the first quarter as Joseph Don Hugo sizzled with 17 points and Brian Tan added 7 points to lead their team to an early 34-6 lead.