Saturday, August 6, 2011 - 01:41 a.m.
THE 4th Infantry "Diamond" Division is set to honor a soldier in Cagayan de Oro City on Monday for the latter's achievement in sports abroad.
Corporal Richard Gonzales expressed excitement over the news he just heard from colleagues that he will be receiving an award three days from now.
Saturday, August 6, 2011 - 01:40 a.m.
FRESH from a successful overseas campaign, Cagayan de Oro's Shaneen Hembrador Sia is set to compete anew in another international event.
The 18-year-old Sia, who just arrived in Cagayan de Oro City the other night, will leave anytime this week to show wares in China, otherwise known as Asia's oldest cradle of civilization.
Saturday, August 6, 2011 - 01:38 a.m.
XAVIER University's Shian Tigulo and Kenneth Norman Honculada shared the limelight in the Cagayan de Oro Women's Non-Master and Kiddies chess tournament held over the weekend at the Inilog Grill Bar and Restaurant.
Both Tigulo and Honculada turned in a perfect score of five points to pocket the women's and 14-under kiddies titles of the day-long chessfest using the rapid time control of 25 minutes.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 09:45 p.m.
TAGOLOAN, Misamis Oriental -- Homeground dribblers Sta. Cruz Saints gave their best, but was not just enough to topple down the heavily-favored Dole's hired guns from Bukidnon.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 09:44 p.m.
DENR chessers played through undefeated in seven round matches to rule the Carmen Fiesta "Tatlohan" chess team tournament, which concluded Sunday at the Barangay Carmen Hall in Cagayan de Oro City.
Composed of Borg Ortega, lawyer Dodong Mahinay, Edie Tare and Loloy Duman-ag with Yoyong Escalera as team manager, DENR crushed Kinse Amigos (2.5-.5) and BSU-Malaybalay (3-0) in fifth and 6th rounds, then halved the point with Vintage CDO in the seventh and final round to finish on top of the 48-team field.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 09:43 p.m.
MENTORED by the legendary Philip Cezar, Laguna Golden Lions make a debut Wednesday night against three-leg champion Mandaue Landmasters at the resumption of Liga Pilipinas-Super Leg here at Xavier University gym.
Coach Cezar, who is best remembered as the iconic center of the most successful PBA team Crispa Redmanizers, expects Mandaue of coach Jun Tan to be a tough adversary in the 6:30 p.m. tiff.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 09:43 p.m.
TIRED and sick of hearing Bukidnon as reputedly "king of the road" in Mindanao, their most zealous rivals from Iligan proved otherwise.
In what now considered as a record-setting feat, Team Petronas from Iligan made a rare-sweep finish of the three major honors at stake in the first ever Cagayan de Oro-Dahilayan Trail 55K Ultra Marathon organized by the Circle Productions and Dahilayan Adventure Park last Saturday in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon.
Friday, July 8, 2011 - 06:43 p.m.
TAGOLOAN, Misamis Oriental -- Teams Poblacion's Dragon Charlie/RG & K and Casinglot succeeded in running away with the civic and junior plums by posting a similar 2-0 win in the Liga sa Tigre 2011.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 09:32 p.m.
US-BASED grandmaster Rogelio "Banjo" Barcenilla Jr., who has roots in Cebu and Cagayan de Oro, is set to come home to rekindle his chess career before the Filipino fans.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 09:31 p.m.
AROUND 30 teams, four of them from Xavier University, will duel it out in the 1st Carmen chess tournament in Cagayan de Oro on July 9 to 10 at Barangay Carmen Hall.
Event coordinator and arbiter Jokorn "Alamid" Maestrado said he won't be surprised if the number will swell as the tournament format exclusive for super class B and class B players "is very interesting."
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 01:01 a.m.
LOCAL cage buffs will be treated anew to blockbuster action when the Misamis Oriental Meteors and Governor Oscar S. Moreno play host to the sixth and final leg of the 2011 Liga Pilipinas starting Wednesday at Xavier University gym in Cagayan de Oro City.
Monday, June 27, 2011 - 01:38 a.m.
METROBANK watched the Xavier University Crusaders bungled at least three attempts in the final 6 seconds of play to notch their first championship win since coming from a heartbreaking finish in the Auto Planet caging here at Barangay 24.
Saturday, June 25, 2011 - 02:06 a.m.
IF TIME and schedules will permit, the father of newly-minted International Master Richelieu "Jongjong" Salcedo III would like to see his son compete in the P100,000-rich tourney in Mindanao.
Saturday, June 25, 2011 - 02:05 a.m.
IT'S going to be a busy month in July for local woodpushers with Barangay Carmen of Cagayan de Oro hosting a couple of chess competitions in over one-week span.
First to unfold is the Klarex Uy-sponsored 1st Carmen chess team tournament tentatively set on July 9-10.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 12:29 a.m.
AFTER many decades, Cagayan de Oro and the province of Misamis Oriental finally produced its first-ever International Master (IM) in chess.
Monday, June 20, 2011 - 01:13 a.m.
A GO or bust attitude in the upper half of the standard event handsomely paid off for the brave chess warrior from Inobulan, Salay, Misamis Oriental.
Friday, June 17, 2011 - 10:07 p.m.
OBVIOUSLY sparked by the silver finish of his FEU (Far Eastern University) buddy in blitz competition, Misamis Oriental's Richelieu Salcedo III made up for a poor start with his late uprising in standard event of the 12th Asean Age-Group chess championships in Tarakan, Indonesia.
Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 09:10 p.m.
A LAST minute substitution, Cagayan de Oro's Lennon Hart Salgados of Far Eastern University (FEU) justified his entry in the ongoing 12th Asean Age-Group chess championships in Tarakan, Indonesia.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 01:10 a.m.
CAGAYAN de Oro's John Vincent Cayaba streaked to his third-straight title win as homeground bet Marvin Naduma shared the limelight in the 134th `Adlaw Ta Karon' Open chess tournament concluded on Sunday in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon.
Monday, June 13, 2011 - 09:25 p.m.
DELAYED arrival took so much energy from at least five Cagayan de Oro chessers anchoring the 36-man Philippine contingent in the 12th ASEAN Age-Group chess championships, which formally opened Monday in Tarakan, Indonesia.
Friday, June 10, 2011 - 10:56 p.m.
CAGAYAN de Oro's Tristan Frech Ibaoc and Vanessa Magno on Friday left for Manila to join the Philippine delegates bound for the 12th Asean Age Group Chess Championships set on June 12-21 in Tarakan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 07:48 p.m.
THERE could have been more threats this year, but Sacred Heart's Edgardo "Boy" Dacoco still managed to surpass Xavier University's (XU) legacy en route to becoming the winning coach of the 2011 Alaska-Jolas Cup summer basketball tournament at the XU gym, Cagayan de Oro.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 07:47 p.m.
BUKIDNON wood pushers will get the chance to seek revenge in the "Araw ng Malaybalay Open" chess tournament on June 11-12 at the City's People Hall of Malaybalay City, Bukidnon.
Monday, June 6, 2011 - 01:39 a.m.
THEY always look up to Xavier University as their toughest college basketball rival in the locality. And defeating the Senior Crusaders is like a nagging challenge that keeps on haunting them for so long a time.
Monday, June 6, 2011 - 01:38 a.m.
WEDSUN Ballclub has successfully conducted its first ever summer basketball clinic here in Barangay Lapasan.
Friday, June 3, 2011 - 08:52 p.m.
ANOTHER non-master event set June 11-12 also in Malaybalay City Cagayan de Oro's John Vincent Cayaba and Lennon Hart Salgados ruled the 2011 Malaybalay Summer Sports League chess tournament held over the weekend in Barangay 6, Malaybalay City.
Friday, June 3, 2011 - 08:51 p.m.
SAILOR'S Chef scored a couple of thrilling victories over the twice-to-beaten Zone 6-Sakop 1 to bag the civic crown of the 2011 Barangay Bonbon Summer basketball tournament concluded here, over the weekend, at Barangay Bonbon's seaside plaza.
With the troika of Fritz Mesa, Eborda and Sadlucap coming up with double-digit numbers, Sailor's Chef nipped Zone 6 in Game One, 60-57.
Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 12:06 a.m.
FORMER Letran boy John Vincent Cayaba of Barangay Patag proved that he's one of Cagayan de Oro's top chess non masters.
Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 12:05 a.m.
COACH Bobong Gabales and the multi-titled Cagayan de Oro College Scorpions will never forget Barangay Bonbon.
Friday, May 27, 2011 - 11:31 p.m.
IT'S just a matter of formality for title-hungry Wealthbank to build a niche in the Auto Planet caging.