Camp Phillips chess tilt set on on Feb. 8

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 11:32 p.m.

LOCAL woodpushers can now feel the breath of "Baguio air" with the holding of 2015 Fiesta Chess Tournament in the breezy town of Camp Phillips, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon.

To be held on February 8 (a Sunday) at Camp Phillips Social Hall, the day-long tourney stakes close to P20,000 in total cash prizes for the Class B and kiddies categories.

Oro Aces conquer Ozamiz Cotta, 99-93

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 11:45 p.m.

LAPASAN pride Ramil Rey Tagupa keyed the Aces of Cagayan de Oro’s thrilling 99-93 conquest of Ozamiz Cotta to rule the 4th Mayor Junjun Lagbas Invitational Basketball Cup 2015 concluded on Sunday at the municipal covered court of Kinoguitan, Misamis Oriental.

Manila wins 10th annual Kinoguitan Volleyball tilt

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 11:44 p.m.

ALINDAHAW Spikers Manila completed its cinderella run in the 10th Annual Kinoguitan Men’s Open Volleyball concluded on Sunday at the municipal covered court of Kinoguitan, Misamis Oriental.

Pim’z routs Dyno for solo lead

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 11:31 p.m.

PIM'Z Under Bulldogs wrested the solo lead from Dyno Tigers in the 2015 Auto Planet basketball tournament, which resumed at the covered court of Barangay 24 in Cagayan de Oro City Tuesday night.

Sacred Heart, Assumption arrange finals showdown

Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 11:21 p.m.

SACRED Heart is back to defend its 17-under NBTC crown after defeating Corpus Christi, 91-86 on Sunday morning at the Xavier University gym in Cagayan de Oro City.

Reigning champ Cebu, Manila spikers dispute P40T top purse

Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 11:20 p.m.

DEFENDING titlist JPC Cebu turned down the challenge of host team Guibone Xprez MisOr to shoot for a back-to-back title finish in the 10th Kinoguitan Volleyball Men’s Open still in progress, as of presstime, at the municipal court of Kinoguitan, Misamis Oriental.

The Cebuanos were still battling with the rejuvenated Alindahaw Spikers Manila for the P40,000 top purse plus trophy before a huge crowd of sports buffs cum fiesta revelers.

Dyno Tigers grab solo lead in 2015 Auto Planet caging

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 11:43 p.m.

DYNO Tigers try to close out their last elimination round assignment in a bang against the youth-laden Pim’z Under Bulldogs, touted as the most dangerous contender of the Auto Planet basketball’s pre-fiesta 2015 Conference which resumes here tonight at brgy. 24’s covered court.

Cash-rich Kinoguitan volleyball underway

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 11:43 p.m.

KINOGUITAN, known as the hotbed of volleyball’s richest tourneys in Misamis Oriental province, opens today the 10th Annual Kinoguitan Volleyball Open dubbed as “A Decade of Champs”.

Llavore, Cortes stamp class in Valencia leg

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 11:18 p.m.

CAGAYAN de Oro’s Janelle Carmela Llavore and Lanao Norte’s Brent Signmond Cortes led the winners of the 2015 Cebuana Lhuillier Age Group Tennis Tournament held last Jan. 9-12 at the Tri-Clay Club in Valencia City, Bukidnon.

2AB, Dyno, Pim’z in hot contention

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 11:17 p.m.

TOP-contending Dyno Tigers and 2AB Design gun for a flat-out win as the Auto Planet basketball tournament resumes here tonight at brgy. 24’s covered court.

Sollano powers the Aces in Gitagum hoopfest win

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 11:17 p.m.

JOEL Sollano, one of the underrated pointguards in local basketball scene, erupted for 20 points against the team of former Adamson University stalwart Ramil Tagupa to lead the Aces’ title romp off in the just-concluded Gitagum Basketball League.

St. Mary’s Fiat now winning 'big time'

Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 10:57 p.m.

FORMER darkhorse St. Mary’s School Fiat can now afford to win big time in the Cagayan de Oro inter-school caging which resumes this morning at the Xavier University gym.

Guarin is new CMOFA president

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 10:42 p.m.

LONG-time Cagayan de Oro City football guru Percy Guarin has been elected recently as president of the Cagayan Misamis Oriental Football Association (CMOFA).

Guarin, who heads the Cagayan de Oro Football Center, took the post from Ismael C. Batiles Jr. who was its president for eight years. Batiles will serve this time around as vice president, while lawyer Angel Arizo Lim Jr. of Hait Football Club in Lugait, Misamis Oriental was voted auditor.  

GB’s, Forever Books rule Tablon chess tilt

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 11:02 p.m.

PACIANO Gulle’s team exploit and Jeriel Manlimbana’s brilliant finish. This all summed up the main drama behind the 2nd Tablon Fiesta Open chess tournament concluded here recently at the mini-gym of Brgy. Tablon.

Aided by Johnnel Balquin’s “elementary blunder,” Gulle won his last-round assignment on board one to lead GB’s team’s (alongside Godofredo Tisocan, Abner Cantonjos and Althea Nicole Borres) surprising vault to the top.

Dumdum bags inter-purok top prize in 2nd Tablon chessfest

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 12:20 a.m.

LITTLE-known Ronaldo Dumdum held his ground against the equally-talented Velasquez brothers (Ramel and Miguel) to rule the inter-purok category of the 2nd Tablon Fiesta chess tournament which culminated recently with the team competition at the mini gym of brgy. Tablon here.

Dumdum bags inter-purok top prize in 2nd Tablon chessfest

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 12:14 a.m.

LITTLE-known Ronaldo Dumdum held his ground against the equally-talented Velasquez brothers (Ramel and Miguel) to rule the inter-purok category of the 2nd Tablon Fiesta chess tournament which culminated recently with the team competition at the mini gym of brgy. Tablon here.

Valencia City netfest leg set to open Jan. 16

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 11:28 p.m.

IN ITS continuing effort to help develop tennis program in the grassroots level, the Cebuana Lhuillier-Dunlop Sports Age Group Tennis Championships unveils its season-opening tournament in the land-locked province of Bukidnon.

XU’s Game for a Cause - a success!

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 10:25 p.m.

THE last month of 2014 will be remembered as one of the memorable ones for the basketball-loving Kagay-anons.

“It was a successful event as many came to share their blessings for a purpose. And, of course, local cage fans had a lot of fun watching the games,” coach Arvin Martinez said of the Game for a Cause held December 21-22 at the Xavier University gym.

Chess matches now underway in Tablon

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 10:24 p.m.

MORE than 30 teams are set to see action in the 2nd Tablon Fiesta chess tournament, which gets into full throttle here tomorrow at the mini gym of Barangay Tablon.

Now underway is the individual event, staking P2,000, P1,000 and P300 cash prizes plus trophies for the top-three winners.

CDO, MisOr share top chess honors in 2014 NMRAA Meet

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 02:53 a.m.

LOCAL bets Ronald Canino of Little Me School and Julie Anne Opema of MOGCHS shone as the brightest stars as Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental teams shared the top honors in chess competition of the just-concluded 2014 Northern Mindanao Palarong Pampook in Misamis Oriental province.

Both Canino and Opema ruled the blitz and the standard chess events in elementary boys and secondary girls levels with the former even finishing undefeated in the 5-minute test of nerve and speed.

Green Eagles win Puerto civic crown

Friday, December 26, 2014 - 10:56 p.m.

WAWAY Arocha scored 30 points, and the Green CdeO Eagles finally completed revenge against the Samboy Uy-led Acidu's Farm.

'Game For A Cause' on Sunday at XU gym

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 11:22 p.m.

LOCAL basketball standout Jeff Flores of Xavier University Senior Crusaders suffers a career-threatening knee injury.

Team CDO sweeps basketball crowns in 2014 Palarong Pampook

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 11:21 p.m.

MAKING up for its unsuccessful bid in volleyball, Team CdeO vents its ire in other ballgame competition hosted by the booming town of Tagoloan in the 2014 Northern Mindanao Regional Athletic Association (NMRAA) Meet.

And a sweep in basketball virtually ensures Cagayan de Oro’s sustained dominance in the annual Palarong Pampook also normally dominated by the CdeO bets in other events such as boxing, baseball, softball, lawn tennis, gymnastics, taekwondo, badminton and chess.

Tangub, Iligan unleash `swim might’ 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 03:24 p.m.

TANGUB and Iligan teams would have been the hands-down picks to rule the ongoing 2014 Northern Mindanao Regional Athletic Association (NMRAA) Meet here if the centerpiece event in swimming will “only be considered” as the basis to determine the overall champions.

“Pero daghan paman nga events ang maka-contribute og points nga puwede ma-offset ang ilang (Tangub and Iligan) advantage sa swimming,” said Eric Miguel, sports coordinator of Corpus Christi School in Barangay Macasandig that consistently supplies a horde of talents in many events for COAA’s (Cagayan de Oro Athletic Association) cause in the annual Palarong Pampook.

Chess, volley serve as Oro’s tough test in 2014 Mindanao Meet

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 01:00 a.m.

THERE are just some Palaro events that perennial regional meet champion Cagayan de Oro can hardly dominate despite its natural abundance of talents. And one can always consider chess and volleyball among the few of them.

Both competitions now underway in the Western side of host Misamis Oriental province, chess and volleyball are giving Team CdeO some headaches even just the opening day action of the 2014 Northern Mindanao Regional Athletic Association (NMRAA) Meet.

Northern Mindanao Regional meet underway

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 12:31 a.m.

NORTHERN Mindanao starts its selection process Tuesday, December 16, for the NMRAA’s best athletes to the 2015 Palarong Pambansa.

Dyno picks first win

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 12:30 a.m.

TIRED of losing three games in a row, Dyno Sy finally learned how to pass.

Villanueva town bets defend turf

Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 09:43 p.m.

IS HE a class B or a class A player?

Whatever, Balingasag-based Paciano Gulle declined an early offer to play for another team.

Typhoon Neri powers Blue Sharks to victory

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 12:35 a.m.

“LET’S give them war,” shooting guard Marvin Neri had this warning before the Blue Sharks’ semifinal win over the Red Dragons. And his competitive fire had similar sustained gush of destructive force in the finals of the 2014 Cagayan de Oro Bankers basketball tournament concluded here recently at the Nazareth gym.

A strong XU finish in Naga ‘Jam Meet’

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 11:15 p.m.

THEY fell short of winning the titles in the ballgames. But basketball coach Arvin Martinez and volleyball mentor Angeliz Anoos were one in saying the performance of the Cagayan de Oro-based Xavier University (XU) athletes in the recently-held 2014 Jesuit Athletic Association (JAM) Meet in Naga City was quite laudable.

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