WITH hostilities formally kicking off in the 27th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG), Baguio boy Daniel Parantac snatched a gold in wushu at the end of the events competition at the Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium A.
REAGAN Acdong fired 23 big points to hand Golden Pine Hotel its second straight loss in the open division of the Friendship Cup season 29 at the Easter College gym during the weekend.
Beneco scored their second win in five outings by stopping the Hoteliers, 98-89 to keep its flickering hope alive in the tournament hatched by the SLU Boys High Batch 80.
RUNNING enthusiasts are once again seen to answer the starting gun as the Baguio Association of Private Technical-Vocational Institutions Inc. hosts its first fun run, which starts at the Baguio Athletic Bowl.
With the theme "We don't only train, We also care", the activity hosted by National Institute of Information and Technology will be one of the largest locally organized running event, which fires off runners on December 15.
THREE Team Lakay members redeemed their selves but Honorio Banario failed to retake what was once his, the One Fighting Championship featherweight belt.
Koiji Oishi proved his victory against Banario was no fluke after knocking out the Team Lakay fighter in the third round of their scheduled five-round bout at the Mall of Asia Arena Saturday evening.
BRENT Esteban and Melmer Guieb brought their 'A' game against Golden Pine Hotel to crush the hoteliers with a 106-88 victory to strengthen their championship bid in the on-going eliminations of Friendship Cup 2013 season 29.
After suffering their first setback via default, the service contractor GWE leaned on starters Esteban and Guieb who fired 28 and 21 points apiece for the team’s fourth victory in five outings.
TEAM Baguio backed the Luzon force and snatch third place overall in the recently concluded 5th National Milo Little Olympics 2013 held in Cebu City.
The city’s young athletes helped Luzon and earn an overall 416 points, 199 coming from the elementary and 217 from the secondary school, landing a decent third place in the sports event held November 28 to December 1.
THE cast has almost been set for next year's CARAA softball games, which Benguet hosts. The grounds at the Wangal Sports Complex looked friendlier to players this year. During the National Open Softball Championships which the good governor hosted three years ago, it was all brown earth and gray pebbles; clouds of dust would rise when runners slid to complete a steal and when it rained and it did a lot during the afternoon, mud would be cleave like leg weights on the players' cleats.
DESPITE failing to bring the belt back, Team Lakay clearly made a statement Saturday night, as three of its four fighters came out victorious in the One Fighting Championship at the crowded MOA Arena.
Kevin Belingon, Eduard Folayang, and Geje Eustaquio scored decisive victories and lifted their spirits from their past defeats but overshadowed by the loss of fellow Team Lakay Honorio Banario in third-round knockout against his rematch with Japanese Koji Oishi for the ONE FC world featherweight title.
YOUNG athletes of Itogon and Tuba continue to reap more honors in the ongoing Benguet Provincial Athletic Meet 2013 held in the Provincial Sports Center in Wangal, La Trindad.
The two municipalities' high schoolers and elementary athletes showcased their raw talent as they land atop the athletic competition.
MIZUNO Superstars are again the champion after matching their third day production of 131 and 504 total to claim the premiere Fil Championship crown in the San Miguel 64th Fil-Am Invitational Golf Tournament at the Camp John Hay golf course.
King Stehmeier saved his best for last scoring a one over 35 as the team cruised to a 32 point victory over Team Sparta.
IGOROT mix martial artist Eric Kelly marked his return to the ring with a huge win by stopping his Chinese foe in the main event of the Universal Reality Combat Championships event during the weekend at the SMX Convention Center.
After his taste of first defeat in February this year versus Honorio Banario for the One Fighting Championship's featherweight championship, Kelly is back to his winning ways by submitting Jianbo Lu in URCC’s event dubbed "Uprising."
ISAAC 2 delivered a strong statement and routed Minero to sweep the eliminations round of bracket D in the ongoing Friendship Cup Season 29.
Rolling to their eight straight victories, Isaac cruised to a 115-98 win Wednesday evening at the Easter College gym to close out the eliminations round undefeated.
CLOSE to P67 million is being allotted for the improvement and rehabilitation of the Benguet Sports Center in Wangal, La Trinidad.
Governor Nestor Fongwan said during the opening of the Benguet Provincial meet the Provincial Government has already approved the resolution for the funding of the said project.
HONORIO Banario tries to regain his lost belt while Eduard Folayang seeks to bounce back from his two consecutive losses as One Fighting Championship all set for another sell-out crowd at the Mall of Asia Arena tonight.
Banario seeks revenge against the current featherweight champion Oishi Koji who dethroned him last May, also at the Moa Arena after snatching the belt late last year with a fourth round TKO win over fellow Filipino Eric Kelly.
CORDILLERA Higher Education Athletic Association is planning to tie up with the Baguio – Benguet Educational Athletic League in the hopes of bridging the two sports association up north.
CHESAA 2013 executive committee president Vladimir Cayabas said the group will try to work out a possible tie up with the BBEAL if the current board approves.
RUNNERS from Itogon and Tuba sprinted their way past their rivals to take an early lead in the medal tally of the ongoing Benguet Provincial Meet 2013 at the Wangal Sports Center in La Trinidad, Benguet.
Juvy Gali led Itogon’s early dominance in Athletics topping the girls’ elementary running long jump event with a record of 3.95 meters.
EVEN with only four men reporting for duty on day three, co-host team Baguio Country Club remained at pole position with just a round remaining in the 64th San Miguel Men’s Golf Invitational even as Mizuno Superstars gun for the titles in both Fil and Am Championship when action resumes today for the top flights.
FOR today's article let me have this honor and privilege in greeting a good friend of everybody Punong Lakan Garitony Nicolas who is the founder/ chief instructor of the Modern Arnis Mano-Mano Filipino Martial Arts, Philippines, and author of many Arnis books, the latest is due for release next year entitled "100 Arnisadors."
He is also an Arnis instructor in various schools and institutions like the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the worker behind the stunts of various teleserye and fantaserye of big television networks.
MIZUNO Superstars padded their lead to nine as defending champion falters in the premiere Fil Championships flight of the 64th San Miguel Fil-Am Invitational Golf Tournament at the Baguio Country Club lay-out.
Ace Stehmeier led the 2011 champion’s charge with 34 for the team’s 121 and 244 total and take a nine point lead over Team Sparta.
THOUSANDS of young athletes coming from the 13 towns and one state college gathered as the annual provincial sports meet formally opened at the Wangal Sports Center in La Trinidad, Benguet.
Governor Nestor Fongwan challenged all athletes during the simple opening program to perform with their best capabilities in each of their respective sport.
HOSTILITIES in the annual Cordillera Higher Education Sports Athletic Association have taken a back seat with the rescheduling of the volleyball tournament which is supposed to open this week.
CHESAA executive board vice president 2013 and volleyball event coordinator Ricardo Umayam said they have rescheduled the volleyball games in this season’s second phase activities.
BESIDES preparing for his upcoming One FC bout, Eugene Toquero spends his time with celebrities.
Toquero spends his time conducting personal training at Ultimate Fitness gym, the preferred mixed martial arts gym for celebrities. He counts Luis Manzano, Michelle Madrigal, Richard Gutierrez, Polo Ravales, Geoff Eigenman, Sarah Lahbati, Bela Padilla, Kylie Padilla, and Bubbles Paraiso as some of his clients.
MARKING your calendar for some of the coolest events this December month maybe not be as easy as making your shopping list, or your “noche-buena” menu list. However, your greatest challenge this month is your ability to escape and avoid the sumptuous party offers of calories, fats, and extra weight that assures to build up on your body.
TEAM LAKAY’S new wrestling skills will make the difference come fight night with their Iranian wrestling coach expressing his confidence in the Igorot fighters.
Iranian wrestling coach Ali Heydarabadi said Team Lakay fighters have strong chances of beating their opponents as a result of their intensive wrestling training.
GOLDEN Pine Hotel first stringer King Pascual put up a big game with a season high of 27 points, providing the needed spark as the hoteliers clobber Team ISAAC, 96-91, to add another victory in the 29th season of the Friendship Cup 2013.
The hoteliers remain on the winning track as they drained team ISAAC in a fourth quarter meltdown at the Easter College gym Sunday afternoon.
WITH the province set to host the annual regional sports meet, Benguet is trying to fastrack the improvements being done at the Benguet Sports Center in Wangal, La Trinidad.
Benguet Governor Nestor Fongwan earlier said the improvement of other facilities in the sports complex should be done in time for the hosting of the annual Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association.
MIZUNO Superstars opened their title bid in the 64th San Miguel Fil-Am Men’s Invitational at the Baguio Country Club with a one shot lead over defending champion Forest Hills as action gets going in the premiere Fil Championship division got going Tuesday.
Bacolod ace amateur Justin Limjap came up with huge 32 Molave points to tow the team’s output of 123 at the short and trickier BCC layout that also saw Raymond Sangil firing away 31 while Stehmeier brothers Ace and skipper King registered 30 each.
DARIUS Corpuz became the first car winner in the longest and biggest amateur golf tournament in the country when he aced the 10th hole of the Baguio Country Club as the regular division of the 64th San Miguel Fil-Am Invitational Monday formally took off.
The ace of Corpuz overshadowed the auspicious start of Team Surigao II which took a nine point lead in Fil-B.
SOME 5,000 delegates from all over the province of Benguet will once again gather as the annual provincial athletic meet kicks off December 4-7 at the Benguet Sports Center in Wangal, La Trinidad.
With the theme "Benguet Athletes: Playing Fair, Reigning Supreme," the organizers of the event pushes to develop a better sports program to benefit the whole province.
DESPITE failing to vie for the championship title, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation still made it to the final four to overthrow Team Itogon and salvage third place honors at the close of the 1st Domogan Cup Baguio Benguet Inter Employee Voleyball Tournament 2013.
PhilHealth leaned towards Augie Perl Simangan's game high of 49 points in carving out a hard earned 25-17, 25-13, 20-25, 21-25, 15-8, against Itogon at the St. Vincent gym.