Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 12:37 a.m.
FOREIGN and local competitors alike will duel it out in the P1-million PryceGas International Marathon set to open here Sunday.
Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 12:36 a.m.
AVID followers of the bloody sport will get the chance to witness today the first ever Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Fight in Cagayan de Oro dubbed as “Bugno sa Divisoria.”
Booked to start 7 pm at the Avenue along Hayes street, the exciting event will feature CdeO’s No.1 MMA fighter Victor “The Gladiator” Torre of MU-MMA against Davao City’s uprising MMA star Jhon “The Therapist” Basil of Beefit Phytons Pit.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 11:51 p.m.
IT’S all systems go for the biggest marathon in Mindanao to ever unfold in Cagayan de Oro on December 2.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 11:50 p.m.
TEAM Mercado and Team Quicoy drew first blood in last weekend’s opening of the 2012 Ballpals inter-color basketball tourney at brgy. 24’s covered court here.
With the foursome of Allan Poliquit, Michael Reymundo, Titing Tiro and Titing Patlunag all contributing double digit numbers, Team Mercado whitewashed Team Ronquillo, 63-49 with Dondon Jagus probably the only one putting a good fight for the losing side with his 16 markers.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 11:49 p.m.
BARANGAY Lapasan will host the opening of the 3rd Mayor Emano X’mas Basketball Cup here on Nov. 30 at the Lapasan covered court.
Lapasan’s team in the men’s open division emerged triumphant during the inaugural show of the Mayor’s Cup that used to kick off either at the Acsat gym in Carmen or Bulua gym before culminating at the Xavier University gym.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 12:25 a.m.
IT WAS the end of a threatening dynasty and the triumph of youth against experience on the other side of the fence.
Friday, November 9, 2012 - 01:09 a.m.
TUBOD, Lanao del Norte -- More than 4,000 students attended the opening ceremony of the 5th Mohammad Khalid Q. Dimaporo Inter-High School Sports Festival held at Christ the King College de Maranding on Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 09:01 p.m.
CORPUS Christi’s SBP team made a gallant stand, making it to the finals in the Mindanao regional elimination of the Milo-sponsored 2012 BEST (Basketball Efficiency Scientific Training) Center Small Basketeers of the Philippines-Pasarelle twin tournament.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 09:00 p.m.
SO AMUSING that while the Mayor’s Cup hoopfest had just taken off, Barangay Cugman can already take pride as the only team in the league now celebrating its back-to-back championship wins.
Paired against the ragtag Barangay 14, Cugman was even hardly challenged pulling off a one-sided 80-38 win on Sunday’s finale of the 2nd Mayor Dongkoy Emano Cup Inter-Barangay basketball at the Xavier University here.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 09:00 p.m.
BARANGAY Camaman-an emerged champion in the open division of the 2nd Mayor Dongkoy Emano Cup Inter-Barangay Basketball Tournament after defeating Barangay Iponan last Saturday at the Xavier University Gym in Cagayan de Oro.
Mentored by Dimdim Racines, Camaman-an brought home the biggest trophy and P30,000 cash, with barangay chairman and ABC president Jun Acenas receiving the prizes from the tournament sponsors and officials.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 12:17 a.m.
THEY could have given up.
But down by 22 points in just the first quarter (4-26), the Camaman-an dribblers summoned all their strength and courage to hammer out a come-from-behind 90-86 win over Iponan and ran away with the men’s open division title of the 2nd Mayor Dongkoy Emano Cup Inter-Barangay basketball concluded here last Saturday at the Xavier University (XU) gym.
Friday, October 19, 2012 - 08:03 p.m.
OF THE three team champions last season, only Lapasan will not be returning for Saturday’s finals of the 2nd Mayor Dongkoy Emano Cup Inter-Barangay basketball at the Xavier University gym in Cagayan de Oro City.
The one responsible for Lapasan’s early exit in just the quarterfinals, Camaman-an dribblers are favored in their hunt for the open division title against reigning vice champion Iponan at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 11:15 p.m.
CAGAYAN de Oro chess players hope to deliver anew for Mindanao team in the 4th Milo Little Olympics National Finals which will open on October 19 in Marikina City.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 01:16 a.m.
BARANGAY Camaman-an on Sunday slammed host Bulua, 103-82 to arrange a title-showdown with last season’s runner-up Iponan in men’s open division of the 2nd Mayor Dongkoy Emano Cup Inter-Barangay basketball tournament at the Bulua gym here.
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 12:30 a.m.
REPRESENTATIVES Yevgeny “Bambi” Emano of Misamis Oriental and Datu Arroyo of Pampanga will lead anew the Congress team in another exhibition match here with the local ABC squad.
The rematch play is set to spice up the championship game of the 2nd Mayor Dongkoy Emano Cup Inter-Barangay basketball tournament on Oct. 20 before a highly-anticipated jampacked crowd at the Xavier University gym.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 12:39 a.m.
BARANGAY Camaman-an, which posted the best record in the elimination round, upended the title-retention bid of Lapasan in just the quarterfinals of the 2nd Mayor Emano Cup Inter-Barangay basketball on Sunday at the Bulua gym.
Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 01:53 a.m.
UNDEFEATED men’s open division campaigners Bulua and Iponan teams seek semifinal seats in today’s resumption of the 2nd Mayor Dongkoy Emano Cup Inter-Barangay basketball tournament at Barangay Bulua gym, Cagayan de Oro City.
The Arjie Mendoza-led Bulua and the Junjun Daanoy-starred Iponan, which both finished the elimination round with a similar 4-0 record, face Barangay 21 and Gusa in separate quarterfinal matches starting at 5 p.m.
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 01:30 a.m.
AN EFFORT to sustain football development in the locality had encouraged a young group of football afficionados in Cagayan de Oro in organizing the SMP and CBR Football Derby 2012 successfully held last weekend at the Apovel Subdivision Plaza in Barangay Bulua.
The Dino Roa Productions in cooperation with Richard M. Legaspi, Monte Carlo FC and Adogs FC presented the 5-aside futsal tourney for the boys 12 under and men’s open categories.
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 01:29 a.m.
DEFENDING champion Lapasan survived a nightmarish challenge from Pagatpat, pulling off a 2-point victory to advance in the quarterfinal round of the 2nd Mayor Dongkoy Emano Cup Inter-Barangay basketball tournament at brgy. Bulua gym here.
Seasoned playmaker Ramil Tagupa iced the winning basket to lift Lapasan in barging the Open division’s quarterfinals alongside last season’s runner-up Iponan, Bulua, Camaman-an, Gusa and Barangay 21.
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 12:39 a.m.
ALAXAN FR’s “Galing Mo!” campaign has taken off with the scheduled unveiling of “court of inspirations” in Barangay Puerto in Cagayan de Oro and nine other areas of the country on Sunday, October 7.
Basketball legends like Alvin Patrimonio, Benjie Paras, Jerry Codinera, Jojo Lastimosa, Johnny Abarrientos and Ronnie Magsanoc will grace the unveiling of these courts.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 02:36 a.m.
IN THIS year’s Milo Best regional elimination finals that saw regular powerhouse Xavier University teams relegated to the backseat, Sacred Heart of Jesus Montessori School and Corpus Christi came to renew their storied rivalries in the past.
And coming to the Macasandig covered court with so much pride and warring parents in great emotion adding tension in the double-header championship showdown, neither one of them had succeeded to come up with a sweeping finish.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 02:35 a.m.
CORPUS Christi and Little Me School dominated the chess event of the 1st PBESAA (Private Basic Education Schools Athletic Association) Meet here, even as the Oro Christian Grace School (OCGS) bets provided them a big scare up to the playoff round.
The CCS Knights bagged six of the coveted eight slots to the City Quadrangular Meet with elementary players Vanessa Magno and Andrie John Felisilda overcoming tough matches as well as secondary counterparts Tristan Ibaoc, Jeff Russell Rivera, Nicole Anne Rivera and Monique Rodriguez.
Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 11:19 p.m.
STUNG by its double-debacle for the overall honors in the just-held Milo Little Olympics, ‘Home of Champions’ Corpus Christi is poised to seek payback in the Milo Best basketball and 1st PBESAA Meet still in progress as of this writing in the different playing venues in the city.
Corpus Christi’s SBP and pasarelle squads battled reigning Milo Best kings Sacred Heart Saints at the Macasandig’s covered court. While the CCS Knights in other sports disciplines were also in contention in the multi-farious meet that formed part of the Private Basic Education Schools Athletic Association’s inaugural show.
Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 11:19 p.m.
CAGAYAN DE ORO Christian Grace School may yet make a mark in the battle of wits and nerves.
While Corpus Christi is expected to lord it over in the 2012 PBESAA chess competition, the OCGS board players made their presence felt in the PBESAA chess opening on Saturday at the 4th floor of Pilgrim Christian College building.
Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 06:54 p.m.
THERE'S a new fried chicken place in Cagayan de Oro!
Chicken Charlie is ready to give Cagayan de Oro fried chicken aficionados a different chicken experience with its signature cuisine crispy soy garlic chicken.
Friday, September 28, 2012 - 09:31 p.m.
IS CORPUS Christi's return to local inter-school cage spotlight now for real?
With its SBP (small basketeers) and elementary squads both gunning for glory against reigning champions Sacred Heart of Jesus Montessori School this afternoon, the CCS Knights are eventually put in a better position to redeem selves.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 01:10 a.m.
IN A dramatic come-from-behind win against a bigger, younger team, Xavier University High School (XUHS) Batch 1991 defeated XUHS Batch 1992 by the smallest margin -- a single point -- during the first round of the XUHS Alumni Basketball Association (XUHSABA) tourney here last Friday at the Xavier University Covered Courts.
The ’91 Spartans were down early as ’92 utilized their bulk and height advantage to take a 35-26 lead at halftime. Midway through the third quarter, ’92 enjoyed a 20-point lead over their older opponents. Undaunted, the smaller yet feisty Spartans tightened their team defense and mounted a serious comeback, led by point guard and team captain Anthony Pabillore. “We decided to pressure them by setting full court traps and playing man-to-man, which made it difficult for their guards to set plays and wore out their big men,” Pabillore said after the game.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 01:09 a.m.
THEY’RE not supposed to be there, as pundits would say. But surprise 17-under finalists Southern Philippine College and St. Mary’s School showed too much class in closing out the 2012 Cosaa (Cagayan de Oro Schools Athletic Association) basketball tournament at the Xavier University gym here.
After carving out a monumental upset win over defending champion XU Junior Crusaders in the semifinal round, the SMS Fiats of coach Rene Ilogon looked like they’re heading to break into the championship plateau when they built an 11-point lead early in the third quarter behind the inspiring play of Jason Cabrales off the backcourt.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 01:08 a.m.
GREEN CDO Eagles handed Team C’s only loss in a painful way, 68-63 to win the championship of the 2012 Auto Planet basketball tournament concluded here recently at Barangay 24’s covered court.
Ace pointguard Elvis Pahilan hits four-straight pressure-packed freethrows in less than a minute left to spoil Team C’s bid to keep its immaculate record and, more importantly, win the much coveted title.
Friday, September 21, 2012 - 09:40 p.m.
PRISAA’S longest-running reign in local sports lore will end today, Saturday, with the birth of the Private Basic Education Schools Athletic Associations (PBESAA) Meet.
And the so-called “Home of Champions” Corpus Christi School in Barangay Macasandig will host the PBESAA 2012 opening, featuring the former member schools of the now extinct Prisaa (Private Schools Athletic Association) in elementary and secondary levels.