Friday, September 21, 2012 - 09:39 p.m.
WITH both teams hungry to be called the champions, what else the best avenue to settle the issue but the 2012 Xavier University Intramurals.
Already sidestepping reigning titlist College of Engineering in the semifinals, three-time finalist College of Agriculture looks like in a better position to end its title-drought against the College of Arts and Sciences in the finals.
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 02:43 a.m.
GREEN CdeO Eagles withstood a fierce comeback by Team D and a monstrous night by Marvin Neri to eke out a nail-biting 73-72 win on Tuesday and advance in the championship round of the 2012 Auto Planet Inter-Color basketball tournament here at Barangay 24’s covered court.
The unstoppable Neri, the club’s local version of actor John Lloyd Cruz, wrecked havoc on the Eagles’ defense all-night long with his array of baskets off the drive. But a balanced Green efforts on both ends of the floor and shotmaker Elvis Pahilan’s timely return from a bad fall in the fourth and final quarter was enough for a cushion to turn back Team D’s mighty challenge.
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 11:41 p.m.
HOW do you turn an ordinary basketball court into something that changes the way you look at pain?
See how a small barangay unites to inspire generations to be proud of their pain, as Alaxan’s “Galing Mo!” empowers the community to build a “Court of Inspiration.”
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 11:40 p.m.
TUBOD, Lanao del Norte -- At least 58 elementary public school teachers from different municipalities in this province took part in a two-day training designed for football coaches on September 8 and 9 at the Mindanao Civic Center (MCC) Football Field in Barangay Sagadan here.
The free workshop is part of Governor Khalid Dimaporo’s “Kabataan Sigurado” program.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 11:03 p.m.
FIRED up by its grand opening here yesterday, multi-farious events in Milo Little Olympics Mindanao 2012 will go into full throttle today at Don Gregorio Pelaez Sports Center.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 11:01 p.m.
TITLE-HUNGRY Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School threatens to end Corpus Christi’s secondary reign in the 2012 Milo Little Olympics Mindanao.
Concluded here on Sunday at Pelaez Sports Center, tabulation of the multifarious event’s finals rankings is still going on, though Mindanao Milo organizer Megdonio Llamera earlier gave a hint of an impending change of landscape in the leader boards.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 11:00 p.m.
THEY may not have the best chess talents in town, but the coaching tandem of Chito Teopiz and Wilson Asa knows pretty well how to make the underrated Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School a winning team.
In fact, it’s a double-whammy feat for MOGCHS this time around in the Mindanao-wide 2012 Milo Little Olympics chess competition which ended here on Sunday at the roof top of the host school’s new building.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 10:59 p.m.
MILO Little Olympics Mindanao chess entries just keep increasing every year. But this doesn’t stop the exciting rivalry among the homeground teams with the visiting schools from as far as Davao region and General Santos City virtually reduced into mere spectators.
Friday, September 7, 2012 - 11:34 p.m.
FIRED up by its grand opening in Cagayan de Oro Friday, various events in Milo Little Olympics Mindanao 2012 will go into full throttle today at Don Gregorio Pelaez Sports Center.
The city’s main sporting hub, which boasts of rubberized track oval and improved facilities, will host the centerpiece events in swimming and athletics as well as football, sepak takraw, tennis, and volleyball.
Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 01:25 a.m.
PRACTICALLY almost all major private and public schools in the region are preparing for it whole year-round.
Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 01:24 a.m.
HOST Xavier University Crusaders literally cried a river on Saturday when the referees apparently took centerstage in the ongoing 2012 Cagayan de Oro Schools Athletic Association (Cosaa) Meet basketball tournament at the XU gym in Cagayan de Oro City.
Xavier University’s fancied squads in the junior and open divisions were unceremoniously booted out in the semifinal round. And the Cagayan de Oro College (COC-Phinma) Scorpions followed suit in the nightcap of the crucial matches that determined the rightful teams advancing in the finals.
Sunday, August 26, 2012 - 11:40 p.m.
NATIONAL Master Levi Mercado’s consistency in the Mayor’s Cup event will be put to test in the fiesta edition of the annual Mayor Vicente Y. Emano Cup chess tournament which gets underway here today at SM City.
The grizzled Mercado, whose knack for self-discipline keeps him at pace with younger rivals, won the last two editions, finishing solo champion in the Jaraula Cup and sharing the top honors with fellow 7-pointers Silverio Abasolo, Lyndon Lumancas and Jokorn Maestrado in the inaugural show of the VYE Cup.
Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 11:40 p.m.
AROUND 500 woodpushers from Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental will duel it out in the 2nd Mayor Vicente Y. Emano Cup chess tournament here on Aug. 27-28 at the Car Park building of SM City.
Mayor Vicente Emano and his son Misamis Oriental Representative Yevgeny "Bambi" Emano (2nd district) are expected to grace the opening ceremony that is set to start at 9 am.
Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 11:39 p.m.
WITH the veteran pair of Anton Pabillore and Butch Hermida flashing off their old brilliance, host Xavier University Batch 92 surprisingly won their rematch play with the MayBank team, 69-66 in the 2012 XU-Batch 92 Invitational Inter-Ballclub basketball championships concluded here recently at the Southern Philippine College’s covered court.
Friday, August 17, 2012 - 12:52 a.m.
CORPUS Christi standout Roxanne “Dimple” Resma made Cagayan de Oro proud again by stamping her class in the 2012 Olivarez-Philta Open Age-Group Open tennis tournament held August 10-15 at the Olivarez Sports Center in Parañaque City, Metro Manila.
The 15-year-old Resma, who braved the big city by her lonesome amid the bad weather condition, streaked to a double-whammy feat by lording it over in two age categories.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 09:38 p.m.
XAVIER University standout Kenneth Norman Honculada placed second behind Cebu bet Rhenzi Kyle Sevillano in Davao leg to qualify for the second time around in the national finals of the 20th Shell Youth Active chess tourney.
Thus, Honculada gets the chance to follow in the footsteps of Cagayan de Oro compatriot Lennon Hart Salgados, who won the Shell kiddies national championship in 2007.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 01:59 p.m.
MERRY Child School’s victory over Lourdes College in secondary level of the 2012 Cosaa basketball last weekend at the XU gym here is indeed one for the books.
Down by 20 points (10-30 in the first quarter), the wards of coach Ryan Blanco did not let the odds overpower them as they mount a sporadic comeback every time they spot a hole in Lourdes team’s armory.
Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 11:44 p.m.
YOUNG gunners prevailed over the veterans on Saturday’s opening of the 2nd Mayor’s Cup Inter- Barangay basketball tournament at the Bulua gym here.
With no less than Misamis Oriental 2nd district Representative Yevgeny “Bambi” Emano watching the games from start to finish, Barangay Iponan submerged Barangay Puntod, 97-74, as Gusa flirted with defeat before overcoming Macabalan, 82-79, in the twin-bill tussles for the Open division.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 11:31 p.m.
AT LEAST 40 teams from the different barangays of Cagayan de Oro City will see action in the 2nd Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Emano Cup Inter-Barangay Basketball Tournament that will kick off on 1 p.m. Saturday at the Bulua gym here.
“We were impressed by the tremendous success of the first edition strongly supported by Congressman Bambi Emano, and that’s why we re-launch this inter-barangay basketball tournament as part of our city fiesta celebration,” Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Emano said.
Friday, July 20, 2012 - 02:55 a.m.
COSAA (Cagayan de Oro Schools Athletic Association) basketball will open on Saturday (July 21) at the Xavier University gym here.
The opening program starts at 12:30 pm with Rev. Fr. Roberto Yap SJ, installed as the 10th president of Xavier University, among those to give colors in the ceremonial rites.
Friday, July 20, 2012 - 02:55 a.m.
ATENEO de Cagayan's Hall of Famer Tommy Aguirre is set to leave here today for New Jersey, USA where his family now settles down. But his friends in Cagayan de Oro who are mostly members of the legendary Plazans will always remember him as an inspiration to everyone.
For one, at 70-year-old--the 6-foot-1 Aguirre is still active playing basketball with a select group of friends even just for fun.
Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 10:40 p.m.
THE fall of early favorites saw Ronald Nonles and the little-known Salim Panaraag and Benoni Wabe sharing the lead after Round 4 of the ongoing 1st Queen Angela Banaag Chess Classic 2012 here at the Inilog Grill Bar and Restaurant.
With the youthful Aljie Cantonjos losing a minor piece in their midgame squabble, Nonles cleverly maneuvered his King into a safe square before simplifying matters to nail the full point.
Saturday, June 30, 2012 - 09:19 p.m.
TUBOD, Lanao del Norte -- The Provincial Government, in cooperation with the local chapter of Philippine Red Cross (PRC), successfully held the “Blood Bank Fun Run” at the Mindanao Civic Center (MCC) sports complex last June 30.
The recent fund raising event was the most participated run-for-a-cause to be held in this province.
Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 01:35 a.m.
LANAO del Norte once again hosted another successful leg of the Enersel Forte Philippines International Motocross Series at the world-class MCC race track last June 22 to 24.
This year also marks the 1st leg of the Gov. Mohammad Khalid Q. Dimaporo International Motocross Battle, and thus solidified Lanao del Norte’s grip on the title as the “Motocross capital of the Philippines”.
Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 09:10 p.m.
INSPIRED by the success of its maiden show, the city-wide Mayor Dongkoy Emano Cup sportsfest will be back in the third week of July to kick off its second installment of the Fiesta Conference season.
Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 09:10 p.m.
AGE-GROUP campaigners from Corpus Christi and City Central School showed their table tennis prowess in the Cotta-Asset Open tournament held recently at the Limketkai Mall in Cagayan de Oro.
A little-known pupil from Suntingon Elementary School of Barangay Bugo pulled out a surprise in the two-weekend competition organized by Cotta president Francisco Cruz, vice president MSG Antonio Besana and Asset (Advance Scientific System Efficiency Training) president TSG Dario Hernane.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 12:43 a.m.
AFTER a “not so impressive performance” in Dipolog City, the Cagayan de Oro boys are back on top of the elite charts of Mindanao chess.
The experienced pair of Silverio Abasolo and Jokorn Maestrado, who occupied the 3rd and 16th spots of the 8th Hudyaka Open chess tournament in Dipolog City, made a 1-2 finish in the just-concluded 14th Araw ng Iligan Open in Iligan City.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 12:42 a.m.
SO YOUNG but 19-year-old Jay-R Daguio of Davao City never failed to entertain the crowd in the Repsol Road Circuit held for the first time in Cagayan de Oro some weeks ago, at the back of SM City's ground.
In what had been an awesome display of motor skills and daredevil acts off the dangerous curves, Daguio almost swept all the race events, winning the Open 4 Strokes, the 125 Automatic Superstock and 125 SS Underbone.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 12:40 a.m.
FOLLOWING their victory in the recently concluded 1st Dongkoy Emano Cup inter-barangay basketball tournament, Barangay Lapasan now looks forward to developing a basketball program for their youth.
Barangay chairman Omar Labuntog said he will be meeting with the coaching staff of the village's two basketball teams to map out the program to be financed through Youth Council funds.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 02:47 a.m.
TUBOD, Lanao del Norte – Six lawmakers visited Lanao del Norte last June 8 for a friendly basketball game against Lanao Norte LGU at the Mindanao Civic Center (MCC) Gymnasium here.
Among the congressmen who participated in the friendly match were representatives Rommel Amatong (2nd District Compostela Valley), Jonathan Yambao (1st District Zamboanga Sibugay), Mohammed Hussein Pangandaman (1st District Lanao del Sur), Yevgeny Vincente Emano (2nd District Misamis Oriental), Diosdado Arroyo (2nd District Camarines Sur) and Sigfrido Tinga (2nd District Taguig City).