MOST varsity athletes at the University of Mindanao usually take up Criminology or Education courses. But Marie Cris Morales Caintic did not join the majority as she chose BS Civil Engineering instead and is currently on her third year.
THE Davao Crocodile Football Club (DCFC) swept four titles at the close of the 10th Del Monte Football Cup 2014 at the Camp Phillips Football Grounds in Bukidnon recently.
DCFC bagged the titles in the players seven, players eight, players 10 and players 11 categories.
THE 1st Polomolok Mountain Bike Extreme Summer Challenge, a mountain bike invitational race is slated on May 25, 2014 in Polomolok, South Cotabato.
The 45-kilometer invitational extreme challenge is open to all competitive bike clubs and individual bikers in the country.
KORONADAL bet Janus Ringia and hometown player Janelle Carmela Llavore captured titles after beating their respective rivals in the 16th Head Graphene Junior Tennis Satellite Circuit at the Nazareth Tennis Club courts in Cagayan de Oro as of yesterday presstime.
THE making of the country's next basketball superstars will start anew as the Best Center Davao Summer Basketball Clinic will get underway on May 5 to 10 at the Ateneo de Davao University Martinez Sports Complex in Matina.
Best Center Davao commissioner Michael Chad Bouffard bared this in a phone conversation with Sun.Star Davao.
THE Smash Ville Fitness Center (SVFC) will open its badminton clinic on April 21.
SVFC marketing assistant Albert Gograpo said that the badminton clinic is scheduled every Monday to Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
IT'S all systems go for the 3rd Engineer Allan Diez Rapid Chess Open Tournament that will unwrap on May 3 and 4 at the NCCC Mall Davao Food Cove Hall in Matina.
National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) regional director James Infiesto, in a text message yesterday, said the two-day event is open to all chess players in Davao City and neighboring areas with a registration fee of P200.
ISULAN, Sultan Kudarat natives Mark Alfred Directo and Carlyn Bless Guarde breezed past their respective rivals Monday to book finals berths in the third leg of the 16th Head Graphene Junior Tennis Satellite Circuit at the 7th Day Adventist Indoor tennis courts in Cagayan de Oro City.
THE Golden Dragons absorbed its first setback in the recent resumption of the Black Mace Security Futsal Summer League 2014 at SM Lanang Premier, Parking C.
Golden Dragons bowed to the 79’ers-Tisay Bakery, 1-4, to share the second spot with the latter in the team standings.
IT'S ALL set for the holding of the Fiesta Run 2014 that will hit the road on May 11 at 4 a.m. from Polyklear Composites to San Isidro Labrador GKK chapel in Maa.
The three-kilometer Fiesta Run is a benefit run for the restoration of the San Isidro Ladrador Chapel.
TOP-SEEDED Mark Alfred Directo of Isulan, Sultan Kudarat barged into the boys semi-finals of the 3rd leg Head Graphene Junior Tennis Satellite Circuit at the Nazareth Tennis Club in Cagayan de Oro City.
SONNY Dimaano captured the gold medal of the Davao Tenpin Bowlers Association (Datba) Weekly tournament held Sunday night at NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center lanes.
Dimaano, with a handicap of 13, rolled a total of 869 pinfalls after four games to outclass Ray Snyder and Mike Aquiatan who wounded up in the next two spots.
A TOTAL of 15 players from the Davao Region will compete in the 2014 National Age-Group Chess Championship finals slated to start on April 21 to 28 at Leachar Resort and Leisure Park in San Antonio, Quezon Province.
Fide master (FM) Austin Jacob Literatus, a varsity player at the National University, will see action in boys under-20 event for Davao along with Holy Cross of Davao College's Alvin Acas and Jose Maria College's Clark Kent Anabieza.
THE Davao Agilas volleyball team beefs up its preparation for the Shakey’s V-League Season 11-First Conference at the the FilOil Flying V Arena in San Juan.
Charles Raymond Maxey of the Sports Development Division of the City Mayor’s Office (SDD-CMO) said that the Davao Lady Agilas team is preparing for their opening game this Sunday against Far Eastern University (FEU).
SEASONED player Nonoy Calida topped the SBC Weekly Single Tournament held at Fairlanes Bowling Center Sunday evening.
Calida hit a total of 249 pinfalls after two games in the qualifying event organized by the Sunday Bowlers Club. He bested Ivo Isturis and Joe Torres who placed second and third, respectively. Isturis scored 230 while Torres garnered 227 pinfalls.
IN 2012, Timothy Bradley shocked the world by handing Manny Pacquiao his first loss in years, winning by split decision and taking his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Welterweight title. The controversial decision hounded both fighters for over a year, with questions of Pacquiao boxing career declining and the validity of Bradley's win.
DAVAO CITY'S sports enthusiasts congratulated Manny Pacquiao as he claimed victory in a 12-round unanimous decision over Timothy Bradley in their rematch for the WBO Welterweight title at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Saturday (Sunday in Philippines).
Dabawenyo sportsmen agreed that Pacquiao truly deserve the crown and has avenged his loss against Bradley in their controversial battle in 2012.
TEAM GMA won the Holiday Gym and Spa Media 3-On-3 Basketball Tournament that came to a close Saturday afternoon at Holiday Gym and Spa, basketball court.
Team GMA bannered by Ernest Ivan Corilla, Armand Villarmino, Marlon Camana and Jaime Lulab defeated Harriet Saniel, Bonifacio Banosong, Don Alfred Lucero and Raymond Domingo of Magic 89.1 to capture the title.
FROM Batanes to Jolo, Metro Manila to Davao, duckpin bowlers will converge in Davao City for the third time in a nationwide tournament and get-together, this we learned from the ever active Emie Orteza of the Federation of Duckpin Bowlers of the Philippines – FEDBOP.
The event will be the biggest bowling tournament in May and part of the non-stop, year-long sports activities of the different organizations of the city.
“COACHING is looking out for the needs of the children always. It is dedicating yourself to developing the skills of a child.”
FOUR teams will battle in the Friday Nights 5-On-5 Basketball Tournament of the Holiday Gym and Spa slated on April 25 to May 16 at HGS basketball court.
HGS sales and marketing's Ted Uy bared this in Thursday's Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at NCCC Mall Davao, B3 Center Lanes.
THE United Nations and Golden Dragon teams posted two wins each to share the lead of the Black Mace Security Futsal Summer League 2014 held Friday night at SM Lanang Premier, Parking C.
UN beat 79ers, 8-5, and Rizal Memorial College (RMC), 5-2, while Golden Dragon bested RMC, 6-3, before nipping Boca Seniors, 4-3.
WITH only silver finishes in most finals appearances in team events that offer more medals, host Davao Region retained its fourth over-all standing in the tertiary level of the 2014 Private Schools Athletic Association (Prisaa) National Games that came to a close Friday afternoon at the Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex in Tagum City.
TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte - The men's beach spikers compensated for what the booters and women dribblers failed to accomplish as the host Davao Region ended its stint in the 2014 Private Schools Athletic Association (Prisaa) Games here Friday.
IT is the week of The Masters! Yippee! Been waiting for this for months! If you are an early riser like me, turn your TV on to watch it LIVE. If you missed it, you can watch later, during the replay.
THE 1st Ciudades Bike Festival Fun Ride 2014 gets underway on May 25, 2014 from 7 a.m. at Magsaysay Park to Ciudades, Mandug.
Organizer Ferdie James Nervida of Davao XC-Mumhu Riders said in yesterday’s Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at NCCC Mall Davao, B3 Center Lanes that this will be the biggest bike gathering of Davao City for this year.
REGISTRATION is still ongoing for the Summer Swimming and Badminton Clinics of the Holiday Gym and Spa (HGS) located at F. Torres Street.
HGS Administrative Assistant Sales and Marketing Ted Uy bared this in the Thursday edition of the Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at the NCCC Mall Davao, Bowling, Billiards and Bar Center Lanes.
THE Davao Region plays Socsksargen in men's football semi-finals of the 2014 Private Schoola Athletic Association (Prisaa) National Collegiate Games today at the Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex field in Tagum City.
THE Davao Region athletics team was still short of its nine-gold target having hauled a total of five gold medals, three silvers and eights bronzes in the 2014 Private Schools Athletic Association (Prisaa) National Collegiate Games at the Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex in Tagum City, Davao del Norte as of yesterday presstime.
THE SOS Children’s Village of Davao was elated by the recent feat of Agot Danton, Maylene Albaracin and Joy Roces Chavez who formed part of Team Philippines that finished runner-up in the girls event of the 2014 Street Child World Cup in Brazil recently.
In a message sent to Sun.Star Davao, SOS Davao village director Leonilo Rivero said that they are preparing for the arrival of the three players.