Mix topics at DSA Forum

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:12 p.m.

TODAY's edition of the Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum will tackle several topics at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center at 10:30 a.m. Guests are Ryan Lazaga of Keepers Club International Davao and Grace Trinidad of DXRD Sonshine Radio; Ateneo de Davao University swimming coach Rose Rodriguez; Nell Jone Astudillo of American Bushido Kai Karate (Abka), Marco Cenojas of Cenojas Mixed Martial Arts (CCMA), FrazPasquil and Trent Pruett of DMA Crossfit.

Pusod tops Class A in bowlfest

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:11 p.m.

VIC Pusod hit a total of 235 pinfalls after two games to clinch the class A title of the recently-concluded Sunday Bowlers Club (SBC) Bowler of the Month tournament at the Fair Lanes Bowling Center.

Jimmy Sia garnered 230 while MadzLauro rolled 229 pins for the second and third spots, respectively.

Diaz, Ricarse clinch MDSAI titles

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:11 p.m.

LARRY Diaz and Evan Ricarse topped their respective categories at the close of the MDSAI 6th Anniversary Shoot at Camp Quintin M. Mercado Shooting Range, Police Regional Office, Catitipan, Davao City.

Seasoned Diaz captured the three star full size (FS) .45 single stock (SS) category title while Ricarse emerged champion in two star FS .45 SS event over Richard Macaraeg, Bryan Somozo and Edwin Garcia who occupied the next three places.

Apinar lands 7th in U-23 cycling

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:10 p.m.

MAYOR Rody Duterte Cycling Team member Eric Dhave Apinar finished seventh overall in the recently-concluded 23-under category of the Velodrome Cycling Challenge at Amoranto Sports Complex in Quezon City, Tuesday.

Apinar, in a phone interview with Sun.Star Davao, said his ranking was based on his performances in 1K time trial and pursuit categories.

ACD grabs 2nd win in 3 games

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:09 p.m.

THE Assumption College of Davao (ACD) grabbed its second straight win by escaping past Pablo Lorenzo National High School (PLNHS), 25-20,8-25,25-18, in the resumption of the 1st Philippine Sports Commission(PSC)-Pinay National Volleyball League-Davao leg eliminations at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center Wednesday.

ACD, thus, improved to a 2-1 card. It lost its first game opposite Visayan Village-Tagum City.

Cabanata wins Calinan chess

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:09 p.m.

MARLON Cabanata clinched the open title of the just-concluded 2014 Calinan Fiesta Chess Tournament held at Calinan Park, Tuesday.

Cabanata tallied 11 points in the 13-round competition, besting William Repalda and Andrian John Yap who placed second and third, respectively. Repalda earned 10.5 points while Yap had 10.

Ateneo, Mintal NHS post wins

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 09:11 p.m.

THE Ateneo de Davao University and Mintal National High School beat their respective rivals to draw first blood in the recent opener of the Davao Football Association Inter-High School Tournament at the Tiongko Field.

Sakya, SOS FC win third straight

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 09:11 p.m.

HIGHLY-touted Sakya Football Club and SOS Football Club (FC) secured convincing wins against their respective rivals to extend win-streak to three as the She Futsal League resumed Sunday at the SM Lanang Premier Parking Lot C.

Sakya FC toyed with Ateneo B, 26-0, behind the goals of Nikita Yee, Paula Elises, Jasper Joy Cabisong, Zulieka Yee, Sofia Paredes and Moira Calizo.

Tagum spikers cop 3rd win

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 09:11 p.m.

THE Visayan Village-Tagum spikers cruised past Sta. Ana National High School (SANHS), 25-11, 25-20 to grab their straight win in yesterday's resumption of the 1st Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Pinay National Volleyball League-Davao leg at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.

Tagum team captain May Duna and her teammates combined efforts to score 14 of their 25 points from their set-up attacks, taking advantage of Sta. Ana's series of crucial errors at the start of the first set.

PH takes 2nd win at Worlds

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 09:10 p.m.

TEAM Philippines soared to its second straight win by beating USA, 4-2, on Day 2 of the 2014 World Pool Team Championship at the Tongzhou Luhe High School in Beijing, China on Tuesday, July 29.

USA took a 6-2 win in men's 8-ball single but Philippines answered back, 6-3, in men's 8-ball double and an 8-7 triumph in men's 9-ball single to take a 2-1 lead.

Exec Oldies grab 2-0 series lead

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 09:10 p.m.

THE City Hall Executive Oldies weathered a fiery late surge by the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) to pull off a, 73-70, win in Game 2 of the 3rd Conference best-of-seven series Monday night at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.

The Executive Oldies held off a big last minute run by the ABC that wiped out their 14 points lead in the final minutes and overcame a poor critical free-throw shots in closing to take a 2-0 series lead.

Purple bags cage title

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 09:37 p.m.

LOUD Cheers from the spectators and tight hugs were exchanged on the court as underdog Purple squad cruised past the top-seeded Yellow, 47-40, to capture the championship title of the Davao City Foursquare Gospel Church Basketball Tournament at the Montaña gymanisium over the weekend.

Bartolo, Miranda win HB1 run titles

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 09:36 p.m.

VETERANS Emar Bartolo and Judelyn Miranda lorded over their respective rivals to crown themselves men's and women's 10K champions of the NCCC HB1 Fun Run held in an out-and-back course from NCCC Mall Davao Parking Lot A Sunday.

Bartolo, who clocked 34 minutes and 26 seconds, received a cash prize of P2,500 as he raced past Arnie Macañeras (34:51) and Gilbert Maluyo (36:10) who placed second and third, respectively. Macañeras pocketed P2,000 while Maluyo got P1,500.

DCNHS, VV-Tagum post 2 volleyball wins

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 09:35 p.m.

THE Davao City National High School (DCNHS) and Visayan Village-Tagum grabbed two wins each at the start of the 1st Philippine Sports Commission (PSC)-Pinay National Volleyball League-Davao leg at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center over the weekend.

DCNHS spanked Holy Cross College of Sasa, 25-10, 25-7, behind team captain Lycha Crisanto Ebon and teammates Nichole Sasuman, Khem Consencino, Jessa Monteposo, George Loreto and Mika Crisanto.

City Hall Execs, IBP-Davao 5s share top spot

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 09:35 p.m.

CITY Hall Executives and IBP-Davao cruised past their respective foes on Saturday to share the top spot of the standing in the 2014 CMO-IBP Basketball Tournament at the Hall of Justice Covered Court in Ecoland.

The Executives turned back Judiciary, 88-73, while IBP-Davao nipped BJMP, 98-87, to notch their second straight victory in as many games.

PSC Nat'l Volleyball League gets underway

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 10:15 p.m.

THIRTEEN teams graced the opening rites of the 1st Philippine Sports Commission (PSC)-Pinay National Volleyball League at the Almendras Gym and Recreation Center on Sunday.

UP, SOS Girls end SHE Futsal skid

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 10:14 p.m.

UNIVERSITY of Philippines and SOS Children's Village Girls teams dropped their respective losing streaks as both clubs reaped their first wins in the resumption of the SHE Futsal League at the SM Lanang Premier Parking Lot C over the weekend.

The Diane Cosare-led SOS Girls toppled the third-ranked Ateneo team A, 7-2, as Cosare netted four goals for her side, while teammates Jessa Malate and Michelle Danton accounted for two and one goals, respectively.

City Hall Executives and IBP-Davao share top spot

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 10:14 p.m.

CITY HALL Executives and IBP-Davao cruised past their respective foes on Saturday to share the top spot of the standing in the 2014 CMO-IBP Basketball Tournament at the Hall of Justice Covered Court in Ecoland.

The Executives turned back Judiciary, 88 – 73, while IBP-Davao nipped BJMP, 98 – 87, to notch their second straight victory in as many games.

DCNHS wins historic first game in PSC Pinay

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 10:13 p.m.

DAVAO CITY National High School stamped its class against the Holy Cross College of Sasa, two sets to none, in the first ever Philippine Sports Commission Pinay National Volleyball League Sunday at the DCRC Almendras Gym, this city.

HCCS buckled down, 25-10, to a smashing start employed by the DCNHS first six of Lycha Crisanto Ebon, Nicole Sasuman, Khem Consencino, Jessa Monteposo, setter Georgie Loreto and Libero Mika Crisanto. Holy Cross made a more gallant stand in the second set to no avail, 25-17.

Father, son share tenpin top honors

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:03 p.m.

THE father and son tandem of Manny Nierra and Manuel Nierra II reaped top honors in their respective categories in the just-concluded Blue Knight Classic Tenpin Open held at NCCC Mall B3 entertainment center Friday evening.

Manny toppled a total of 2,128 pinfalls after 10 games to emerge champion in the open division. He pocketed a cash prize of P10,000 while runner-up Sammy Talaboc received P6,000 and third-placer Diane Galendez got P4,000. Talaboc garnered 2,093 pinfalls while Galendez scored 2,037.

DDS Hinex axed 1st win in 3 games

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:03 p.m.

FOURTH-RANKED DDS Hinex Football Club (FC) grabbed its first win at last after three outings by whipping the SOS Children's Village Girls, 13-6, in the resumption of the She Futsal League at SM Lanang Premier Parking Lot C, Friday.

DDS Hinex booter Sanaa Jikiri netted five of her nine goals in the second half to fuel a decisive rally to earn the win. Teammate Maria Concordo added two goals in the 10th and 39th minutes while Krista Villa-Abrille and Thea Bautista accounted for one goal each.

Little Azkal: Living the dream

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:02 p.m.

SIXTEEN-year-old Darius Joseph "Jed" Ramos Diamante learned the ropes of football when he was six. He's been to 10 to international competitions, either representing Philippines or the Makati Football Club, won eight MVP titles, played team captain for 37 times and steered his teams to numerous championships since then.

Jed was recently hailed amateur awardee of the Clear Dream Match under Team James (Younghusband) that went on to win the championship. He also just became a MILO brand ambassador, with his image playing football now on MILO packaging.

Pinay V-League Davao underway

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:01 p.m.

THE Davao edition of the Philippine Sports Commission Pinay National Volleyball League gets underway at 8 a.m. today at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.

Sports Development Division of the City Mayor's Office (SDD-CMO) officer-in-charge William "Butch" Ramirez, representing Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte, lawyer Jay Alano of the Philippine Sports Commission and Philippine Volleyball Federation (PVF) commissioner Vic Abalos are guests in the simple opening rites.

18 teams compete in basketball twin tourney

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:48 p.m.

EIGHTEEN teams are expected to compete in the 26th Season of the Milo-sponsored SPB-Passerelle Twin Tournament when it unfurls at 8 a.m. today at the Philippine Women's College gymnasium.

2014 Kadayawan sportsfest opens Aug. 1

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:48 p.m.

THE green light is on for the staging of the P1.5 million 2014 Kadayawan Sports Festival that will formally open on August 1 at 4 p.m. at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.

This was confirmed to Sun.Star Davao by Sports Development Division of the City Mayor's Office (SDD-CMO) spokesperson Charles Raymond A. Maxey in text messages yesterday.

Golf: EMCOR Davao Pro-Am Tournament next week

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 11:20 p.m.

FIRST, the winners of the 2014 Open Championship. I know this is old news, but I will still mention the winners. The champion was Rory McIlroy. Tied for second place were Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler. In fourth place was Jim Furyk. Tied for fifth place were Marc Leishman and Adam Scott. Tied for seventh place were Charl Schwartzel and Edoardo Molinari. Tied for ninth place were Shane Lowry, Graeme McDowell and Victor Dubuisson.

Pinay Nat'l V-League Davao opens July 27

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 11:19 p.m.

GIRL spikers take centerstage as the Philippine Sports Commission Pinay National Volleyball League Davao leg unfurls on Sunday at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.

Twelve teams will vie for honors in the tournament sanctioned by the Philippine Volleyball Federation (PVF).

15th Jollibee family run kicks off Aug. 10

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 11:18 p.m.

SOME 3,000 runners are expected to join the 15th Jollibee Family Fun Run that will hit the road at 4 a.m. on August 10 in an out-and-back course from NCCC Mall Davao Car Park A.

JTC Group of Companies marketing assistant Rescie Dillera, who was a guest along with Jollibee Matina Crossing restaurant manager Lotus Reta during yesterday's Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center, said they hope to surpass last year's turnout of over 2,000 participants.

Apinar, lone Rody rider in U-23 cycling

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 11:17 p.m.

MAYOR Rodrigo Duterte Cycling Team member Eric Dave Apinar will be the lone Davao City rider in the 23-under category of the Velodrome Cycling Challenge 23-under slated Saturday and Sunday at the Amoranto Sports Complex in Quezon City.

Apinar, who guested at the Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at the NCCC Mall B3 Center yesterday, said he's happy and proud having been chosen by PhilCycling secretary-general for Mindanao Salvador "Jun" Paholio to represent the city to the bikefest.

Datba Kadayawan tenpin opens Aug. 6

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 11:17 p.m.

THE 9th Davao Tenpin Bowlers Association (DATBA) Kadayawan National Open Tournament expects close to a 100 players when it rolls off on August 6 to 10 at the NCCC Mall B3 Center lanes.

Datba president Ian Ancheta, speaking at the Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at the NCCC Mall B3 Center Thursday, said the annual bowling tournament will feature a retry-again format.

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