THE Sakya A and Rizal Memorial College (RMC) clinched 16-under and 14-under titles at the close of Sun.Star Davao-supported Kadayawan Football Festival for Youth Sunday held at the Davao City National High School field.
Sakya A beat RMC in their 16-under finals clash. The latter placed second while Sakya B and Southpoint School placed third and fourth, respectively.
RODY Duterte Cycling team member Ronnie Urdaneta emerged open elite champion to annex his second straight title in the Lapanday Properites Inc.-sponsored Ciudades Kadayawan Fun Ride and Mountain Bike Race in an out-and-back course at the Ciudades Bike Park in Mandug Sunday.
Urdaneta, who also won the another Ciudades bikefest last May, raced past Archie Orendain and Raymond Legasan to pocket the P5,000 top prize. Orendain got P3,000 while Legasan went home with P2,000.
THE Kabacan Elementary School (KES) swept the grade school boys and girls titles while Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) clinched the high school boys title at the close of the 29th Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte Kadayawan sa Dabaw Volleyball Invitational League at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center over the weekend.
SUFFERING from back-to-back defeats, touted underdog Gilas Pilipinas still managed to put up impressive performances in the ongoing group phase of the 2014 Fiba World Cup in Spain.
The Chot Reyes-coached Gilas bowed to Greece, 70-82, early yesterday morning (Philippine time) after a thrilling 78-81 overtime loss to Croatia on opening day.
BEMEDALLED Sonny Wagdos and Judelyn Miranda emerged as champions in the 10k men's and women's categories in the recently-concluded The Royal Mandaya Hotel "HunatDabaw 2" Fun Run in an out-and-back course at the The Royal Mandaya Hotel Parking Lot, yesterday morning.
Wagdos, who recently nabbed honors in the Jollibee Fun Run and Run For the Future, clocked 34 minutes, besting Michael John Echalico and Arnie Macareñas who settled for the second and third spots, respectively.
THE Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) Knights, and Crocs A lorded over their respective rivals to clinch titles in the 10-under and 8-under categories at the start of the Sun.Star Davao-supported Kadayawan Football Festival for Youth at the Davao City National High School field, Saturday.
AdDU Knights stamped Hyenas Yellow in their championship showdown to clinch the 10-under title. Hyenas placed second as Crocs A and Ateneo Blue occupied the third and fourth spots, respectively.
FIRST, her wish to be the Most Valuable Player this year was granted. It was no easy way as sacrifices had to be made day in and day out of non-stop rigorous training.
Lycha Crisanto Ebon goes to her next assignment as skipper of the DCNHS girls volleyball team to the Batang Pinoy Games this month with more confidence after Doctor Ezranelson Alojado rewarded her with an expensive dental treatment.
THE University of the Immaculate of Conception (UIC) and Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) stamped their respective rivals in the Philippine Volleyball Federation-sanctioned 29th Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte Kadayawan sa Dabaw Volleyball Invitational League at the Almedras Gym Davao City Recreation Center Saturday.
UIC recovered from a first set loss to survive a 20-25, 25-13, 25-15 win over Assumption College of Davao (ACD) in High School boys division.
VISITING team JK.com of Zamboanga City and University of Mindanao-Davao emerged men's and women's champions, respectively, in the recently-concluded 2014 Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte Kadayawan sa Dabaw Softball tournament at UM Matina field.
JK.com squad stunned Davao City Water District (DCWD), 4-1, in their championship game, 4-1. DCWD batters placed second instead. Tagum Agricultural Development Company, Inc (Tadeco) and UM-Davao squad placed third and fourth, respectively.
A BACK-to-back victory is indeed sweet.
For DMMA College of Southern Philippines (DCSP) Mariners, who clinched the 2014 Summerfest league title, crowning themselves 2014 Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte Kadayawan Inter-Collegiate Basketball Tournament champions for the first time calls for a celebration.
IT'S all systems go for the Energen Healthy Run 2014 set to kick off in an out-and-back course from Davao City's Rizal Park on Sept. 21.
Organizers said over 2,500 runners are expected to join the event that features 3K, 5K and 10K categories.
CITY Hall Executives held their ground in the rough plays of Game 1 and eked out an 84-78 win over Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) as the 5th Conference kicked off on Friday night at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.
The Executive Oldies overcame the rugged and rowdy plays in the opening game of the new series-marked with an ABC player being rushed to the hospital for check-up after the game – to take a 1-0 lead.
CHALLENGING curbs. Scorching heat of the sun. No problem.
Christopher “Bong” Go stamped his mighty class in Day 1 of the Jet Sports Association of Davao (JSAD) Invitational Jet-ski Racing Competition yesterday at the Sunset Beach Park, Island Garden City of Samal.
DAVAO City's John Ray Batucan and Ella Grace Moulic are top seeded players when the 22nd Shell National Youth Active Chess Championship Southern Mindanao leg unwraps at The Annex of SM City Davao today, August 30.
TOUTED as underdogs in Group B, Gilas Pilipinas will try to score an upset victory over Croatia as they open their bid in the 2014 Fiba World Cup in Spain at 6:30 p.m., Manila time, today, August 30.
Philippines, which copped a silver medal in the Fiba Asia 2013, is up against the fourth-placer in the 2013 Euro basketball championships.
THE two-day 29th Kadayawan Volleyball Invitational League unfurls at 7 a.m. Saturday (August 30) at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.
Philippine Volleyball Federation (PVF) regional director D' Artagnan "Daks" Yambao said it will feature the boys and girls grade school and High School boys categories.
SOME 400 riders are expected to see action in the Lapanday Properties Inc.- supported Ciudades Kadayawan Fun Ride and Mountain Bike Race that will unreel on Sunday at 6 a.m. from Victoria Plaza Mall along J.P. Laurel Avenue, Bajada to Ciudades, Mandug.
This was bared by Mumho Riders president Ferdie James Nervida during his guesting at the Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at the NCCC Mall B3 Center yesterday.
THE 2014 Kadayawan sa Dabaw Karate fest is all set to kick off tomorrow and Sunday at the NCCC Mall of Davao activity center.
This was bared by tournament manager and Philippine Shotokan Karatedo Association International (PSKAI) president Bern Rexander Tacay during the Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at the NCCC Mall B3 center yesterday.
THE Led-Red and Cindy-Green emerged as champions after dominating their respective rivals in men's and women's divisions of the recently-concluded Sun.Star Davao-supported Kadayawan Tchoulkball Festival held at the SM Lanang Premier Parking Lot C.
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.