Suarez, Barriga succumb to foes

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 08:22 p.m.

CHARLY Suarez and Mark Anthony Barriga lost their respective Aiba Pro Boxing fights over the weekend.

The 26-year-old Incheon Asian Games silver medalist Suarez, of Sawata in Davao del Note, bowed to 25-year-old 2009 Beijing Olympian Hurshid Tojibaev of Uzbekistan via split decision in their 60 kgs. lightweight clash held at the Daulet Sports Complex in Astana.

Homer rules

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 08:21 p.m.

THE Homer Team emerged champion in the just-concluded Sunday Bowlers Club (SBC) Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Pulong Pamaskong Bowling tournament held at the Fair Lanes Bowling Center recently.

D' Who Kar Spa, which defeated Jonlibz (602-579)in the step-the-ladder finals, stunned twice-to-beat Homer in their first game clash, 620-534. The latter, however, avenged its first game loss by rolling past D' Who Kar Spa, 540-502, in the sudden death titular showdown.

St. John Paul, UM top DCCL cagefest

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 08:20 p.m.

THE St. John Paul College of Davao (SJPCD) Saints and University of Mindanao (UM) Wildcats routed their respective rivals to clinch the men's and women's basketball titles, respectively, of the recently-concluded Davao City Collegiate League (DCCL) held at the UM-Matina gymnasium Sunday.

SJPCD Saints hacked out a 77-59 win over the Jose Maria College (JMC) Kings in men's finals.

Davao 8th overall in Batang Pinoy nationals

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 09:29 p.m.

DAVAO City collected a total of 11 golds, 15 silvers and 12 bronzes to place eight overall in the recently-concluded Philippine Sports Commission-Philippine Olympic Committee (PSC-POC) Batang Pinoy National Finals 2014 held in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental.

The Cebu City delegation was hailed as the over-all champion with a total harvest of 52 golds, 41 silver and 45 bronzes while Baguio City had 26 golds, 22 silvers and 15 bronzes to place second.

JMC, UM to square off in DCCL women's volley finals

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 09:29 p.m.

THE Jose Maria College (JMC) arranged for a titular showdown against University of Mindanao (UM) in the women's division volleyball finals after scoring contrasting wins over their respective rivals as the Davao City Collegiate League (DCCL) resumed at the Holy Cross of Davao College (HCDC), Saturday.

JMC toppled Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) in their semis match, 25-6,25-17,25-21, while UM also defeated HCDC, 25-13,25-21,21-25,25-22, to secure similar finals seats.

Team Abu Sayyaf wins AFP-PNP Press Corps bowling

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 09:28 p.m.

ABU Sayyaf team emerged as champions in the recently-concluded 2nd AFP-PNP Press Corps Southern Mindanao Christmas bowling tournament held at the SM Lanang Premier bowling center, Saturday.

The Abu Sayyaf team led by Arnold Calava, Jun Isidro, Roan Abasolo, Shishir Bandhari and Paul Palacio struck a total of 1,800 pinfalls after 3 games to pocket the P10,000 top purse, prevailing over Taliban team and Boko Haram team who placed second and third, respectively.

Hot-shooting Go, CMO blast PRO for third

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 09:27 p.m.

CHRISTOPHER “Bong” Go was on fire as the City Mayor’s Office trounced Police Regional Office-XI, 99 – 85, in their battle for third encounter in the Mayor Rody Duterte and Vice Mayor Pulong Duterte – 12th AFP-PNP Basketball Tournament on Saturday at the Davao City Recreation Center Almendras Gym.

Go erupted for 36 points on top of seven assists to lead the charge for the City Hall dribblers who finished third for two straight seasons.

Markedly improved local sports through DCCL

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 09:27 p.m.

THERE has been a noticeable improvement in sports event organizing here with the Davao City Collegiate League – DCCL successfully hurdling the first offering of two events, 12 colleges and universities tournament.

Dabawenya bowler wins P2M, car in SM bowlfest

Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 07:00 p.m.

WINNING a whopping P2 million cash prize and a brand new Chevrolet Sonic car was more than 20-year-old Tessa Dianne Galendez could ever ask for.

All these she got for defeating veteran Nelia Santos, 58, in their best-of-three grand slam finals of the first SM Bowling Millonaire's Cup at the SM Megamall Fashion Hall activity center on Wednesday, Dec. 17.

Petecio gears up for 2015 SEA Games

Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 06:59 p.m.

AIBA World Women's Boxing Championship silver medalist Nesthy Alcayde Petecio, who is vacationing at her hometown in Sta. Cruz in Davao del Sur, will resume training on Jan. 6 in preparation for the 28th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games set sometine in June in Singapore.

Petecio, who was a guest in last Thursday's Davao Sportwriters Association (DSA) Forum at the NCCC Mall Food Cove Hall, said she is returning back to Manila on Jan. 1.

From thrower to dasher

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 09:30 p.m.

UNIVERSITY of Mindanao thrower Ralph Glenn Panes, who helped Team Mindanao's bronze medal finish in men's 4X400 meter relay event of the 8th BIMP-Eaga Friendship Games in Labuan, Malaysia recently, will now start training as a dasher.

Panes, who competed against bigger and taller throwers at the Labuan Sports Complex, bared this during Thursday's Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at NCCC Mall Food Cove Hall.

Suarez, Barriga face separate Aiba Pro foes

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 09:28 p.m.

THE hunt for a Rio Olympics 2016 berth continues as Filipino boxers Charly Suarez and Mark Anthony Barriga face separate opponents in the resumption of the Aiba Pro Boxing in two different countries today.

Bare SBC annual bowling winners

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 09:27 p.m.

VETERANS Cris Betonio and Sky Sajili emerged class champions at the close of the SBC Bowler of the Year Tournament held recently at the Fairlanes Bowling Center.

Betonio garnered at total of 275 pinfalls in two games to rule class A over Nonoy Calida's 262 and Fritz Barros's 260. Calida and Barros placed second and third, respectively.

Keys to success: Petecio shares to BIMP-Eaga Games medalists

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 10:14 p.m.

NEWLY-CROWNED Davao City medalists of the just-concluded 8th BIMP-Eaga Friendship Games in Labuan, Malaysia got a well-meaning advice from Aiba Women's World Boxing Championships 2014 silver medalist Nesthy Alcayde Petecio yesterday.

Tuban, Sta. Cruz in Davao del Sur native Petecio, who started her amateur boxing career in Davao City, shared her STDDD secret: "Sipag, tyaga, disiplina, determinasyon at dasal. Yan ang parating sinasabi ni coach Roel Velasco sa aming mga women boxers sa national team."

Men's beach volley team elated

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 10:12 p.m.

DAVAO City's mens beach volleyball team was elated by its sterling gold medal finish in the 8th Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) Friendship Games held last December 6 to 10 in Labuan, Malaysia.

Davao City men's beach volley coach Abet Bernan, joined by players Calvin Sarte and Francis Caunga, bared this in yesterday's Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum held at the NCCC Mall Davao Food Cove Function Hall.

Tracksters equally proud of their Eaga Games stints

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:08 p.m.

DAVAO City's track and field athletes were proud to don the country's colors during the 8th Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) Friendship Games held last December 6 to 10 in Labuan, Malaysia.

This was bared by be-medaled long distance specialist Sonny Wagdos who guested along with April Rose Guiang, Mary Grace Lomingo, Glein Payac and Ralph Glenn Panes in the Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at the NCCC Mall Davao Food Cove Function Hall yesterday.

5th straight UM cagebelles rout Ateneo, 79-45

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 06:37 p.m.

THE University of Mindanao (UM) extended its winning streak to five games after demolishing Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) in the women's basketball division, 79-45, in the resumption of the Davao City Collegiate League held at the University of the Immaculate of Conception (UIC)-Bajada campus over the weekend.

UM paced the women's division standings with a 5-0 perfect record, while AdDU suffered its third loss in five outings in the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP)-sanctioned cagefest.

1,000 expected in San Isidro walk-run event

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 06:36 p.m.

SOME 1,000 runners are expected to join in the San Isidro Labrador Parish Church (SILPC) in Catalunan Grande-organized fun run event dubbed as "SILPC Family Day: Lakad Takbo Para kay San Isidro" that will hit the road in an out-and-back course from SM City Davao on December 27.

This was bared by Kenneth Sai of Vantage Sports Promotions in an e-mailed statement to Sun.Star Davao yesterday.

Hooligans tops Christmas footfest

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 06:36 p.m.

THE Hooligans Football Club (FC) emerged champion in the men's open division of the recently-concluded Davao Football Association (DFA) Christmas League Football Festival held at the Tiongko football field recently.

Hooligans FC demolished Philippine College of Technology (PCT)-Medvil, 3-1, via penalty shootout of their titular showdown. The latter placed second instead.

Christmas bowlfest on December 20

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 10:35 p.m.

ALL systems go for the 2nd AFP-PNP Press Corps Christmas Bowling Tournament set at 1 p.m. of December 20 at the SM-Lanang Bowling Center.

Ben Jason Tesiorna, president of the AFP-PNP Press Corps in Southern Mindanao, said the activity aims to foster camaraderie and friendship among media practitioners covering the peace and order beat and the officers, women and men in the security sector.

Martin tops tenpin tilt

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 10:34 p.m.

RALPH Martin topped the recently-concluded 1st Davao Tenpin Bowlers Association (Datba) President's Cup bowling tournament held at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 center Monday evening.

Martin struck for a total of 2,089 pinfalls after 10 games to pocket the P15,000 champion's prize and a trophy. He bested Fernie Ballano and Datba president Ian Neil Ancheta who placed second and third, respectively.

Pacquaio chess set December 21-23

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 10:34 p.m.

IT'S all systems go for the staging of the 1st Manny Pacquiao Cup Rapid Chess Tournament that will unfurl on December 21 to 23 at the Robinsons Place Event Center, General Santos City.

Chief arbiter Alfred Moulic bared this in a Facebook message to Sun.Star Davao on Tuesday.

Palaro in Davao del Norte

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 10:33 p.m.

THE die is cast. Davao del Norte Governor Rodolfo del Rosario may now heave a sigh of relief, as the Province at last won the right to host the 2015 Palarong Pambansa on May 3 to 9.

Davao del Norte provincial sports coordinator Giovanni Gulanes, who placed a call to Sun.Star Davao on Tuesday, confirmed the text message he sent Monday evening.

Dancesports team bags 9 medals

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 10:24 p.m.

BACOLOD CITY -- Davao City's Alfa dancesport team hauled one gold, five silvers and three bronzes at the close of the Philippine Sports Commission-Philippine Olympic Committee (PSC-POC) Batang Pinoy National Finals 2014 held at the Negros Occidental Multi-Purpose Activity Center (Nompac) here.

Falling short: Rugby team bows to Tuloy Foundation

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 10:24 p.m.

BACOLOD CITY -- Davao City's Durian Arancillo rugby football team fell short of the gold and settled for the silver medal instead after bowing to Tuloy Foundation of Muntinlupa City, 2-3, in extra time of the just-concluded Philippine Olympic Committee-Philippine Sports Commission (POC-PSC) Batang Pinoy National Finals held at the University of St. La Salle (USLS) here over the weekend.

Clark Rugby Club of Pampanga City placed third to salvage the bronze while Durian Puyat of Davao City came and SOS Children's Village of Muntinlupa City finished fourth and fifth, respectively.

Davao bags golds from lawn tennis

Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 08:47 p.m.

BACOLOD CITY -- Davao City lawn tennis player Lordrens Pacheco copped two gold medals in the 15-under boys singles and 15-under boys doubles events, respectively, at the close of the Philippine Sports Commission-Philippine Olympic Committee (PSC-POC) Batang Pinoy National Finals 2014 held at the University of St. La Salle court, Saturday afternoon.

Pacheco of Emar Human and Environmental College (Ehec) copped the 15-under boys singles title by besting his opponent from Baran in their titular showdown, 8-5.

Sabaldan: Now its Pacquiao's turn to snub Floyd

Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 08:46 p.m.

NOW is also the time to redeem Manny Pacquiao and Philippine boxing against the trickery and blab of Floyd Mayweather Jr.

The legendary big mouth has finally spoken with his "Let's make the fight happen." And he also said he wants to dominate Pacquiao, the money, and even dictated on the date, he said should be May 2, 2015.

A journey to remember

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 07:26 p.m.

IT’S back to reality for the 51-member Davao City delegation, including 37 athletes and 11 coaches, that arrived here yesterday after bringing home a total of three gold medals, six silvers and four bronzes in the just-concluded 8th BIMP-Eaga Friendship Games in Labuan, Malaysia.

Davao dribbers finish strong

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 07:25 p.m.

THE Davao City's 3 on 3 girls squad copped the gold medal in the women's division while the City's 3 on 3 boys team salvaged silver in the on-going Philippine Sports Commission-Philippine Olympic Committee (PSC-POC) Batang Pinoy National Finals 2014 held at the Bacolod Tay Tung High School here Friday afternoon.

Davao's volleyball girls team secures Batang Pinoy bronze

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 07:22 p.m.

DESPITE playing against the hometown favorites, the Davao City girls volleyball team bounced back from a first set loss and beat Negros Occidental in two straight sets to secure a bronze medal finish in the on-going Philippine Sports Commission-Philippine Olympic Committee (PSC-POC) Batang Pinoy National Finals held at the University of St. La Salle here yesterday.

Marginal Lives

FOREX: US$ 1.00 = PhP 44.753

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Philippine Lotto Results

Gamesort iconCombinations
Megalotto 6/4533-26-03-01-12-37
4Digit3-2-4-2
Swertres Lotto 11AM6-2-0
Swertres Lotto 4PM5-3-0
Swertres Lotto 9PM6-1-2
More results

Today's front page

Sun.Star Davao front page for December 23, 2014

Other front pages

Sun.Star Jobs
  • Pacman blog
  • ePaper
  • Technology
  • Calamity Report
  • Filipino Abroad
  • Sinulog
  • Sunstar Multimedia
  • Festivals
  • SunStar Celebrity
  • Sun.Star Zup!
  • goodearth
  • Pnoy
  • Habemus Papam
  • Obituary
  • Philippine Polls
  • tell it to sunstar