DANNY Tapao and Salome Zamora captured titles after topping their respective categories in the recently-concluded 12th Flight of the Eagles fun ride that kicked off at Magsaysay Park to Malagos Watershed Park.
Tapao topped the masters category of the 40-kilometer ride over Reynald Tilo and Joel Rojo who placed second and third, respectively.
THE Ateneo de Davao University Lady Blue Knights ended its two-game skid by routing University of Northern Philippines (UNP) of Vigan, 61-49, on the the last day of women's basketball eliminations in the ongoing 19th Philippine University Games (Uni-Games) held at the Iloilo Doctors College (IDC) Gym Friday.
Ateneo soared to an early 29-18 lead at the break but UNP rallied to snatch a 44-43 advantage at the end of the third canto.
SOME 600 runners when the Rotary Club of Downtown-organized 1st Rotary Club Pink Run hits the road at 5:30 a.m. on Sunday in an out-and-back course at the Abreeza Ayala Malls Davao.
This was bared by RC of Downtown president Ruth Castillones during her guesting in the Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center yesterday.
THE One Network Bank (ONB) and Harry Performance Center (HPC) drew first blood by beating their respective rivals as the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP)-sanctioned 3rd Inter-Company/Association Basketball League resumed Wednesday evening at the Holy Cross of Davao College (HCDC) Bajada campus gym.
One Network Bank thrashed Ugnayan Builders Davao in the class A division, 87-65, with Mark Naval pouring in 28 points.
THE Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) and University of Mindanao (UM) jumped off to a roaring start as they open their 2014 University Games (Uni-Games ) bid yesterday at the University of San Agustin in Iloilo City.
Ateneo dribblers escaped past University of Negros Occidental Recoletos (UNO-R), 64-61, in men's basketball while its men's badminton team scored its first victory after beating Xavier University-Cagayan de Oro City, 2-1.
ERNIE Gawilan of Sasa, Davao City pocketed his third bronze medal in the 2014 Asian Para Games swimming competition held in Incheon, South Korea.
He placed third in mens' 100-meter freestyle event on the heels of also copping bronzes in men's 400m freestyle and men's 200m individual medley (IM) earlier.
THE 39-member Davao City delegation is the lone entry from the Philippines to the biennial 8th Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines-East Asean Growth Area (Bimp-Eaga) Friendship Games slated December 6 to 10 in Labuan, Malaysia.
This was bared by Sports Development Division of the City Mayor's Office (SDD-CMO) officer-in-charge William "Butch" Ramirez during an interview with Sun.Star Davao at his office yesterday.
THE Rotary Club of Digos and Rotary Club of Toril rolled a total 1,526 and 1,381 pinfalls, respectively, to pace the Governor's and President's Cup divisions, respectively, as the 28th Inter-Rotary Club Tenpin bowling tournament resumed at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center recently.
RC Digos topped the Governor's Cup followed by RC East Davao (1,489), RC South Digos (1,470), RC Sta. Ana Davao-A (1,449), RC Downtown Davao (1,346), RC Waling-Waling/RC Davao (1,316) and RC Central Davao (1,300) that occupied the next six spots.
THE Motortrade and Department of Education (Deped) drew first blood after defeating their respective opponents in the resumption of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP)-sanctioned 3rd Inter-Company/Association Basketball League held at the Holy Cross of Davao College Bajada campus gymnasium Tuesday evening.
Motortrade thrashed Emcor, 97-69, behind the heroics of Michael Arellano who drilled in 25 points.
ABSALON "Romy" Serrano Jr. emerged champion in the resumption of the Davao Tenpin Bowlers Association (Datba) weekly qualifying tournament held at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center Tuesday evening.
Serrano struck for a total of 880 pinfalls after four games to pocket the P1,000 top purse, besting Toto Delfin (811) and Sammy Talaboc (802) who placed second and third, respectively.
THE Blue, Green, Orange and Purple teams figured in a four-way tie as the Ateneo Grade School Community Association (Agsca) Daddy's Cup basketball tournament resumed at the Fr. Martinez Sports Complex of the Ateneo de Davao University-Matina Campus recently.
All four squads toted 5-2 record each to pace the team's standings. The Nonoy Pido-mentored Green team toppled Leo Ilagan's White, 87-77, with last year's most valuable player (MVP) Millar Daham pouring in 30 points.
THE Davao Christian High School (DCHS) and Ateneo de Davao University (AdDu) defeated their respective rivals to improve their records in the resumption of the 2014 Gaisano Cup held at the Gaisano Grand Citimall SkyGym Sunday.
THE Black Knights clinched two titles while SOS Children's Village Football Club (FC) and Ateneo de Davao University (Addu) bagged one title each in the 8th SOS Children's Village Football Festival held at the Davao City National High School (DCNHS) field over the weekend.
DAVAO City's John Marvin Miciano and Austin Jacob Literatus finished first and second in their respective categories at the close of the 4th Pangasinan Age-Group Chess Championship held at the Pangasinan Training and Development Center in Lingayen, Pangasinan over the weekend.
DAVAO City swimmer Ernie Gawilan copped his second bronze medal in the ongoing Incheon Asian Para Games held in Incheon, South Korea as of press time Tuesday.
DAVAO del Norte native Charly Suarez, who clinched a silver medal for the Philippines in the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, will start his bid for a 2016 Rio Olympics berth when the Aiba Pro Boxing unfurls on Friday in Kazakhstan.
Suarez, 26, who hails from Sawata, will make his debut in the Aiba Pro Boxing against 30-year-old Orthodox fighter Domenico Valentio, a 2009 Aiba World Boxing Championships gold medalist, in men's lightweight category.
THE Rizal Memorial Colleges (RMC) emerged champion at the close of the DFA Inter-Collegiate Football Tournament at Tionko field Sunday.
Warren Ravanes hit a goal in the 33rd minute to lift RMC's 1-0 win over the University of Mindanao (UM) at the last day of competition.
VINCENT Edward Ang emerged as champion in the Davao Tenpin Bowlers Association (Datba) weekly bowling tournament held at NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center last Saturday night.
THE Holy Child School of Davao (HCSD) extended its winning streak to three games while Davao City National High School (DCNHS) secured its second win in the resumption of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP)-sanctioned 2014 Gaisano Cup held at the Gaisano Grand Citimall Skygym, Saturday.
THE undefeated Jamaican Nicholas "Axe Man" Walters offered the best birthday present to his father, knocking out former Filipino pound for pound boxer Nonito "The Flash" Donaire in the sixth round of their World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight title fight held at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, yesterday.
THE Crocs FC clinched two titles while Hyenas Football Club (FC) took one title at the start of the 8th SOS Children's Village (CV) Football Festival held at the Davao City National High School (DCNHS) last Saturday.
In the 8-under division, CROCS FC triumphed over Southpoint School (SPS) in their championship match as the latter placed second instead. Hyenas FC occupied the third spot.
"IT’S not only about the number of achievements you've earned in every competition but it’s on how you continue to improve more with your game", said the 13-year-old badminton player Arthur Samuel "Pingkoy" G. Salvado Jr.
THE Holy Cross of Davao College Employees Association-Federation of Free Workers (HCDCA-FFW) drew first blood after routing Primo Cafe and Grille, 105-77, at the start of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP)-sanctioned 3rd Inter-Company/Association Basketball League held at the HCDC gymnasium, Friday evening.
A TOTAL of 78 teams are entered in eight different categories as the 8th SOS Children's Village (CV) Football festival held at the Davao City National High School field yesterday.
AFTER Davao City's successful hosting of the 1st Davao City Dragon Boat Festival last May 2014, Davao City has formally introduced its own dragon boat team named as Dragons Del Sur (DDS) Dragon Boat.
THE Rotary Club of Sta. Ana Davao-A rolled a total of 3,119 pins after four games to retain the solo lead in the resumption of the 28th Inter Rotary Club tenpin bowling tournament held at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center recently.
IT'S all systems go for the staging of the 8th SOS Football Festival that will kick off today, Saturday, at the Davao City National High School grounds.
THE Yellow team of General and Admin (G&A) department emerged over-all champion at the close of the 2014 Sun.Star Davao Publishing Inc. Larong Pinoy held at the Davao City People's Park on Friday.
THE City Hall Executives got back to the groove after besting Everball Columbia Computer Center, 76-73, in Game No. 10 of their basketball friendly series on Thursday night at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.
FOUR teams will compete for honors as the Sun.Star Davao Larong Pinoy gets underway at 8 a.m. today at the People's Park, Davao City.
The Editorial, Production, Circulation and General Admin departments will see action in different Pinoy games such as Patintero, Batuhang Bola (Dodge Ball), Luksong Tinik, Sack Race, Kadang sa Bagul, Tug of War, Sipa/Takyan, Skipping Rope, Bottle and Straw and Kite Making Contest.