Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 02:34 a.m.
IT'S very much like the recent Ateneo Blue Eagles and FEU Tamaraws' clash for the 2010 UAAP cage crown won by the neophyte dribblers in "white and blue uniforms" via scintillating manner.
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 02:26 a.m.
WITH some 3,500 students plucked out from the crowded 12,000-estimated MOGCHS populace to do the field demonstration, the 2nd National MILO Little Olympics' opening here on Oct. 15 at Don Gregorio Pelaez Sports Center is guaranteed to be a sure-fire hit.
Friday, October 8, 2010 - 12:53 a.m.
LONDON -- David Beckham, the poster boy of football and a legend in his own right scored his first goal in more than a year this week, to lift his LA Galaxy team over Chivas USA in the Major Soccer League's own version of El Classico at the Home Depot Center field in Los Angeles, USA.
Friday, October 8, 2010 - 12:52 a.m.
IT'S all systems go for the province of Misamis Oriental's hosting of the 2nd Milo Little Olympics National Finals on Oct. 15-17 at the Don Gregorio Pelaez Sports Center.
"There's no turning back," said the event's Mindanao area organizer Megdonio Llamera who is now busy preparing MOGCHS, among the local school delegates, for a colorful opening presentation.
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - 02:17 a.m.
CAGAYAN de Oro's Milo Best tourney had just been over, as well as the UAAP (University Athletic Association) war, giving the Ateneo Blue Eagles a stunning 2-0 victory over the FEU Tamaraws in their best-of-3 finals.
Friday, October 1, 2010 - 01:06 a.m.
SOUNDING the alarm bell, the City School Division office has called for a meeting to address the Cagayan de Oro Private School Sports Association (Prisaa) leadership problem.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 09:26 p.m.
BELIEVING their pasarelle team is a solid one this season, the Sacred Heart of Jesus Montessori School (SHJMS) is optimistic of its chances in the Milo Best Finals.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 10:54 p.m.
GETTING the right guy to coach for them obviously has what propelled St. Mary's School to a memorable finish in this year's Milo Best basketball tourney in Cagayan de Oro City.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 10:53 p.m.
A MOGCHS's transferee from Liceo de Cagayan University became the 6th and last qualifier from Cagayan de Oro to this year's Grand Finals of the 18th National Shell Active chess tourney.
National arbiter Doming Oga happily informed Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro that 14-year-old Cedric Erl Dadole got the runner-up honor in kiddies division of the just-concluded Davao leg, serving as the second stop in Mindanao and the last qualifying phase in the country.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 08:04 a.m.
SACRED Heart of Jesus Montessori School is no doubt the king of the basketball court, regaining the pasarelle crown on Sunday's finale of the 2010 Milo Best tourney at the Xavier Sports and Country Club gym in Cagayan de Oro City.
Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 11:00 p.m.
SAVING the best for last, the Corpus Christi Knights Sunday withstood a monster game by the towering EJ Sabasaje to overcome Liceo de Cagayan University, 106-104 in the fight for Milo Best pasarelle's third place honor at the Xavier Sports and Country Club gym here.
Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 12:28 a.m.
XAVIER University Junior Crusaders, mostly made up by last year's best elementary team in Cagayan de Oro inter-school basketball, figure in a "grudge rematch" today with surprise elimination round conqueror Corpus Christi Knights.
The much-awaited XU-Corpus duel for one of the Milo Best pasarelle's final berths is set at 1 pm at the Xavier Sports and Country Club.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 11:31 p.m.
IT'S not a question whether front-running Sacred Heart could get over LdeCU juniors in the semifinal round.
No less, the exciting query from Milo Best fans would be like this: between Xavier University and Corpus Christi, which team has the chance to challenge the powerhouse Sacred Heart of Jesus Montessori School (SHJMS) for the pasarelle crown?
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 06:33 a.m.
AFTER the rival Cosaa's struggle to remain in local mainstream sports, it's now the long-surviving Prisaa's turn to face its own dilemma.
With the Cagayan de Oro School Athletic Association (Cosaa) now conducting its qualifier for the Quadrangular meet, the Private School Athletic Association (Prisaa) has yet to make official announcement on the playdates of its own selection process for the local Palaro pre-requisite games.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 12:52 a.m.
LONG-TIME Private Schools Athletic Association (Prisaa) president, Councilor Adrian "Adi" Barba, on Tuesday confirmed that he's no longer with the city's premier sports group that produced countless Palaro athletes in the locality.
Barba told Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro that his departure from the Prisaa group is but a normal flow after deciding to rest on his laurel as prominent figure in a private school institution.
Monday, September 20, 2010 - 02:28 a.m.
WITH Palaro veteran Popoy Macapayag showing consistent court leadership, Sacred Heart of Jesus Montessori School on Sunday crushed Xavier University, 125-95 to sweep the elimination round of the 2010 Milo Best pasarelle division at barangay Macasandig court here.
Sacred Heart's 30-point romp off came as a quick follow up to its 20-point conquest of Corpus Christi Knights on Saturday, 92-71 that local cage buffs entertain no doubt of its impending coronation.
Saturday, September 18, 2010 - 01:04 a.m.
HEAVILY-underdog, the Corpus Christi Knights face the pacesetting Sacred Heart today at 1 pm as the Cagayan de Oro's Milo Best caging culminates its single elimination round matches at Macasandig covered court.
And though it conquered long-time tormentor Xavier University via a 79-78 squeaker last Saturday, the wards of coach Richard "Pastor" Tangara are--in no way--could defeat the powerhouse Sacred Heart dribblers.
Friday, September 17, 2010 - 12:14 a.m.
VIRTUALLY Sacred Heart and Xavier University are favored to dispute this year's pasarelle championship of the Cagayan de Oro Milo Best caging.
But with Corpus Christi Knights sending shiver down the spines to XU Juniors whom they dealt with a one-point loss, 79-78; and Liceo Junior Titans also making their presence felt, scuttling the CCS Knights by 10 points, will there be a change of landscape in the local inter-school junior basketball?
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 10:28 p.m.
CORPUS Christi subdued perennial tormentor Xavier University in a thrilling one-point victory, 79-78. Liceo de Cagayan, not even considered among the top guns, later surprised the Corpus Knights, winning by 10 markers. And the heavily-underdog St. Mary's School can no longer be taken for granted.
While front-running Sacred Heart of Jesus Montessori School (SHJMS) of coach Boy Dacoco raced to a 3-0 start to emerge as solo leader in the pasarelle division, St. Mary's dribblers of coach Rene Ilogon had already took the exit door. But not without giving a fight.
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 10:27 a.m.
FIGHTING Chess Defenders (FCD) disciple Antonio Chavez Jr. saved Cagayan de Oro from going winless in the Oro leg of the 18th Shell National Youth Active Chess Tournament that concluded Sunday at the fully-airconditioned City Tourism Hall.
The 19-year-old Chavez, emerging as the lone survivor among the homeground bets pitting wits in the 500-strong field, finally qualified to the grand finals after beating Michael Pagaran of Tagbilaran, Bohol in the eight and final round.
Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 09:23 p.m.
THE Mindanao leg of the 18th Shell National Youth Active Chess Championship kicked off at the City Tourism Hall in Cagayan de Oro Saturday with at least 500 woodpushers for both Juniors and Kiddies division vying for the top three spot in the two-day tournament.
Cagayan de Oro Vice Mayor Ceasar Ian Acenas, who welcomed the participants during the opening ceremony Friday morning, expressed his gratitude to Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation for holding the first Mindanao leg in Cagayan de Oro.
Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 12:43 a.m.
SOME 500 kids throughout Northern Mindanao start trading chess pieces Saturday for the rights to represent the region in the 18th National Shell Youth Active Chess Grandfinals.
"And it's an honor for us to take good care of the playing venue since this is just the first major sports event to unfold at the now fully-airconditioned City Tourism Hall since it underwent a major repair," said venue in-charge Keith Juntilla in vernacular.
Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 12:43 a.m.
HOST to the opening day of 2010 Milo Best, Xavier University, locks horn with pasarelle rival Corpus Christi at 1 p.m. Saturday in an unfamiliar territory off Barangay Macasandig covered court.
Judging by its crushing 76-point victory over Kong Hua School last Sunday, the XU team is favored to take the measure of the Corpus Knights, which also posted the same 2-0 ledger along with the equally-powerhouse Sacred Heart.
Friday, September 10, 2010 - 12:17 a.m.
MAYOR Vicente Y. Emano intends to make life comfortable for some 500 children giving life to the return of Shell Active Chess in Cagayan de Oro City after a lengthy break.
"Para man kini sa mga bata so, oks na kana padayon sa maayong tumong ug tinguha," Emano said Thursday as he gave city administrator Griscelda Joson the green light to provide a breezy atmosphere for young chess combatants from all over the country.