THE 2014 Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte Kadayawan sa Dabaw Inter-Collegiate Basketball Tournament is down to its final four as semi-finals will be played starting at 1 p.m. today, August 28, at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.
Rizal Memorial College (RMC) Bulldogs arranged a semis showdown against the Jose Maria College (JMC) Kings after hacking out a 64-60 win over Mats College of Technolgy on Wednesday.
ELSON Jake Rodriguez and Katrina Nichole Aguelo collected gold medals in the recently-concluded Kadayawan Swimfest 2014 Invitational Meet at the Fr. Rodolfo Malasmas S.J. swimming pool, Ateneo de Davao University Matina campus.
Rodriguez swept three golds, topping the boys 16-above 200-meter individual medley (IM), 100m butterfly and 100m backstroke while Aguelo struck for six golds girls 16-above 200m IM, 100m backstroke, 100m breaststroke, 200m freestyle, 100m butterfly and 50m freestyle.
LESS than a month to go before action begins in the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, the Philippines national boxing team will wrap up its training with a two-week stint in Australia.
But Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (Abap) executive director Ed Picson, in a text interview with Sun.Star Davao, said they are just waiting for their Australia visas.
THE Kadayawan volleyball and Ciudades Bike Festival are main dishes when the Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum resumes at NCCC Mall B3 Center at 10:30 a.m. today.
Philippine Volleyball Federation (PVF) regional director D' Artagnan "Daks" Yambao and Mumho Riders' Ferdie Nervida are guests. Yambao will discuss the volleyfest set on Saturday and Sunday at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center while Nervida will tackle the Ciudades Bike Festival that will unreel on Sunday.
CITY Hall Executive Oldies affirmed their supremacy over Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) with an 83-82 win in Game 4 to sweep the 4th Conference best of seven series 4-0 at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center on Tuesday night.
The Executive Oldies proved to be the better team in crunch time, playing with great resolve, as they pulled off a down the wire victory to close the series with style.
GLENDO Nayre and Rhene Laguda emerged as champions shared top honors at the close of the 2014 Kadayawan sa Dabaw Table Tennis tournament held recently at the Smashville Sports Center, Davao City.
Nayre, who hails from Hua Ching Foundation in Mandaue City, beat teammate Lauro Crisostomo, 4-3, in their singles open championship match. The latter settled for the runner-up honors while General Santos City's Jayjay Templado placed third.
CELSO Cubio and Melody Intong emerged as as champions in their respective categories in the just-concluded 2nd Table Tennis Association of the Philippines (Tatap) Mindanao Junior Table Tennis Qualifying tournament held at the Smashville Fitness Center, Davao City.
Cubio, who is representing Tadeco-Spin Davao, clinched the boys singles 17-under title over Danhill Monares of Tagum City. Monares placed second instead while John Alcon Jerao and Abemar Jose of Cor Jesu College took the next two places.
VETERANS MARLOUE Castillo and Jimmy Sia seized titles in their respective divisions in the recently-concluded SBC Bowler of the Month finals held Sunday night at the Fair Lanes Bowling Center.
Castillo struck for a total of 236 pinfalls after two games, besting Jojo Gonzaga (228) and Chris Betonio (222) who placed second and third, respectively, in class A.
BE-MEDALED Jason Trangia added a feather on his cap by topping the juniors mixed boys and girls category title of the recently-concluded 2014 Kadayawan Youth Rapid Chess Championship held Saturday at the Davao Wisdom Academy covered court.
The Holy Cross of Davao College varsity chesser bested fellow 5.5 scorer Ben Clyde Castro via superior tiebreaks.
JUNDALE Otero and Josephine Fortich emerged champions in the Best in Hop male and female divisions, respectively, of the recently-concluded 29th Mayor Rodrigo and Paolo Duterte Kadayawan sa Dabaw Aero Marathon held last Saturday at the Abreeza Mall activity area.
DAVAO City's Maiquel "Mikee" Jawn Selga bagged two titles at the close of the Davao 2014 Rail and Air Jam wakeboard and wakeskate competition held at Deca Wakeboard Park Davao in Brgy. Tacunan, Tugbok District over the weekend.
The multi-titled 14-year-old bested Manila bets Trisha Barbara and Alia Torre for the women's open wakeboard title. Selga annexed another title in junior ladies division.
CLOSE to 60 teams failed to compete as men's open, women's open and youth 14 girls games of the 2014 DFA Football Festival were cancelled Sunday due to lack of event permit.
Organizers failed to get an event permit at Davao City's Business Bureau for the bootfest set at Tionko field.
FOURTH-ranked international master (IM) Ronald Dableo of Manila topped the Cotabato Centennial Chess Championship-Gov. LalaTaliño-Mendoza Mindanao Open that came to a close on Monday at the Provincial Capitol Open Rooftop in Amas, Kidapawan City.
TEAM Homer emerged as champion in the recently-concluded Sunday Bowlers Club (SBC) 29th Kadayawan sa Dabaw Open Bowling tournament Saturday night at the Fair Lanes Bowling Center.
Homer, bannered by members Muktan Amsirabe, Paul Tengsoia, Roy Amsirabe, Alex Alanunay, Sky Sajile, and Nadz Amsirabe, joined efforts to claim the title and pocket the P10,000 cash prize plus a trophy, followed by 1st runner-up Jonzlibz's Jay Libres, Berting Gorgonio, Oca Aplicador, Boy Fuentes, Jojo Sta. Maria, Plutie Banlasan who took home P8,000 and a trophy.
NATIONAL master Emmanuel Emperado with rivals Edsel Montoya and Jason Salubre figured in a three-way tie with five points after five rounds in the resumption of the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP)-sanctioned National Chess Federation of the Philippines 4th Mindanao Open Chess Championship, Saturday at the Provincial Capitol, Amas, Kidapawan City.
THE Buhangin Falcons Rugby Football Club (BFRFC)-B and BFRFC Baby Falcons Black clinched titles in the open and Under-12 categories in the recently concluded 29th Mayor Rodrigo and Paolo Duterte Kadayawan sa Dabaw Touch Rugby Football tournament Saturday held at the Davao City National High School (DCNHS) field.
BFRFC-B Falcons captured the title at the expense of Royal Valley Pirates, 2-0. Falcons played an all around effort behind the efforts Kevin dela Cerna, Jeho Rabanes, Jomarie Ebalar, Joselito Santander, Romel Fernando and Pressman Bingtan.
MELODY Intong and Maria Kerstine Clauneth Peralta emerged as champions in the Junior Girls' Singles 17-under and Cadet Girls' Singles 14-under categories, respectively, at the start of the 2nd Mindanao Junior Table Tennis Qualifying tournament Saturday held at the Smashville Fitness Center, Davao City.
Kidapawan City paddler Intong clinched the gold medals after beating Caressha Faye Bernaldez of Panabo City, Lady Marie Lim, and Jeah Jalandoni of Compostella Valley. The latter settled for the second, third, and fourth place, respectively.
TEAMS LED-Red and Cindy-Green posted their third and second straight wins, respectively, in the men's and women's divisions after clobbering their respective opponents in the resumption of the Sun.Star Davao-supported 2014 Mayor Rodrigo and Paolo Duterte Kadayawan sa Dabaw Tchoukball Festival Saturday at the SM Lanang Premier Parking Lot C.
LED-Red, who trounced Robert-Green, 32-24, in the previous game, edged out a close win over James-Blue, 25-24, to improve its win-loss record to three wins and no defeats while Robert-Green suffered its first loss, leading to a 1-1 record.
CITY Hall Executive Oldies bucked a slow start and the absence of their second leading scorer to whip BJMP, 102-91, in the ongoing 2014 IBP-CMO Basketball Tournament on Saturday at the Hall of Justice Covered Court in Ecoland.
The Executive Oldies went into scoring surge bridging the second and third period behind their three points shooting to break loose en route to their fourth straight win and remain solo at the top of the standing.
JERWIN "Pretty Boy" Ancajas, Aston "Diegocorales" Palicte, Jonel "The Pal" Dapidran and the male version Tala Adonis Cabalquinto have all shared the same propensity of disposing all their opponents in just two minutes of a whacked first round KO at the Vegas-like DCRC Almendras Gym late Saturday evening.
THE three-day Sun.Star Davao-supported Mayor Rodrigo and Paolo Duterte 2014 Kadayawan sa Dabaw Tchoukball Festival that opened yesterday at the SM Lanang Premier Parking Lot C.
CLOSE to 100 participants joined the 29th Mayor Rodrigo and Paolo Duterte Kadayawan sa Dabaw Arnis Workshop and Tournament that kicked off Friday at the Abreeza Mall activity area.
A TOTAL of 200 table paddlers are expected to play in the International Table Tennis Federation(ITTF)-sanctioned 2014 Kadayawan sa Dabaw Table Tennis set to open at 8 a.m. today at the Smashville Sports Center, Davao City.
WHILE no champion was hailed last year due to a controversial game fixing, Thursday night was the exact opposite as the Goldstar Hardware crowned itself 2014 Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte Kadayawan Commercial Basketball Tournament champion with some 3,000 basketball-loving Dabawenyos as witnesses.
CHRISTOPHER “Bong” Go scored the final eight points of City Hall Executive Oldies to lead his team to an 88-85 victory over Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) in Game 2 of the 4th Conference best-of-seven series at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center Gym on Wednesday.
Go’s scoring surge under the final two minutes was capped by a pair of clutch two free throws with 6.2 second left that sealed the win for the Executive Oldies.
THE Montaña Pawnshop arranged a titular showdown against Goldstar Hardware after hacking out a 63-52 victory against MP Hotel Warriors as the 2014 Mayor Rodrigo and Paolo Duterte Kadayawan Commercial Basketball tournament resumed at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center Wednesday evening.
The Pawnbrokers unleashed their shooting prowess to beat the depleted MP Hotel Warriors.
HIGHLY-touted Jose Maria College (JMC) Kings drew first blood while John Paul College of Davao (JPCD) Saints recovered from its first game defeat after beating their respective rivals in the resumption of the Mayor Rodrigo and Paolo Duterte Kadayawan sa Dabaw Inter-Collegiate Basketball Tournament at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center Wednesday afternoon.
JMC routed University of Mindanao (UM), 70-45, as the Kings' defense proved to be too much for the Wildcats to handle as they bowed down to a lopsided defeat.
CHRISTOPHER "Bong" Go scored the final eight points of City Hall Executive Oldies to lead his team to an 88-85 victory over the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) in Game 2 of the 4th Conference best-of-seven series at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center Wednesday.
Go's scoring surge under the final two minutes was capped by a pair of clutch free throws with 6.2 seconds left that sealed the win for the Executive Oldies.
I AM going to make this short as I am playing in the 51st Southern Ladies Open and today is the final round. It is a three-day event that started last Wednesday, August 20, 2014. There are players from Manila who came to participate, and there were several who came all the way from Baguio. The Junior Ladies of the ICTSI are also here to participate in the event. They are: Sofia Chabon, Abby Arevalo, Yuka Saso, Samantha Martirez and Princess Superal. If you remember, about a month ago, Princess Superal won in the 2014 US Girls' Junior Championship which was held in Arizona, USA.
THE Davao Merchant Marine Academy College of Southern Philippines (DCSP) Mariners and Holy Cross of Davao College Crusaders drew first blood in the resumption of the 2014 Mayor Rodrigo and Paolo Duterte Inter-Collegiate Basketball Tournament Tuesday at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.
The Bambi Salander-coached DCSP Mariners tamed the Rizal Memorial College (RMC) Bulldogs, 80-75.