IN A very competitive game, Barangay Wilfredo Aquino 2 edged out a 51-50 win over Barangay Paciano Bangoy on Friday at the Barangay San Antonio covered court, improving their standing in the Tok-Hang Basketball Tournament.
The game was off to a slow start, with Barangay Paciano Bangoy initially held to one point for several minutes in the opening frame. They eventually found their stride and managed to close the gap to two points by the end of the first quarter, ending with eight points against Barangay Wilfredo Aquino 2's 10.
THE Vice Mayor’s Office (VMO) dominated the AUSI, beating them 83-107 in the recent Phoenix Petroleum 36 and Above basketball tournament held at Almendras Gym last May 22.
Bong Go was able to score 21 points, all of which were three pointers, during the first quarter of the game. The quarter ended with VMO having an eleven point lead at 27-16.
THE Instatech Inter-Hospital Basketball and Volleyball Tournament will resume today, May 25, at the Ateneo de Davao University Matina Campus.
In Bracket A, the first game will be Davao Doctors Hospital (DDH) Agilas versus the Rivera Medical Center Incorporated (RMCI) Blaze. On the second game, the Provincial Health Office (PHO) Digos Mustangs face off against the Davao Adventist Hospital Dukes. Finally, the third game will be between the San Pedro Hospital (SPH) Warriors and the Ricardo Limso Medical Center (RLMC)/ALEXIAN Aces.
ELLA Grace L. Moulic, 14, will be representing the Philippines in the upcoming 14th ASEAN Age Group Chess in the 16 under girls’ category at Chang Mai City, Thailand this coming June 5 to 14 and in the 2013 Asian Youth Chess Championships in Mashhad City, Iran on June 20 to 27.
Currently Ella is preparing for the upcoming tournament by practicing her openings and tactics with her coach and father Alfred Moulic.
THE Ayala Business Club of Davao will be having its Hour Run 2 on June 2 for the benefit of Children’s Hour at Abreeza Mall.
The Hour Run 2 aims to generate funds for the construction of classrooms for the San Alfonso Elementary School in Cateel, Davao Oriental.
BARANGAY Leon Garcia defended a late rally from Barangay Agdao Proper to edge out a 61-59 win against them at the Barangay Lapu-Lapu Covered Court yesterday. The win brought Barangay Leon Garcia a record of two consecutive wins in the Tok-Hang Basketball Tournament since their triumph over Barangay Lapu-Lapu last Wednesday.
The game was a normal fare, with Barangay Leon Garcia leading comfortably going into the fourth quarter with a score of 49-44.
BARANGAYS Leon Garcia and San Antonio were declared winners in yesterday’s Tok-Hang Basketball Tournament. The first game, held at Barangay Paciano Bangoy covered court, was between Barangay San Antonio and Barangay Paciano Bangoy. Paciano Bangoy, having a home advantage, was a favorite among the crowd and was expected to win the game.
Unfortunately, San Antonio took control of the game leading by a whopping 43 points at 76-33.
FOUR volleyball teams are set to compete in the volleyball semi-finals of the Instatech Inter-Hospital Basketball & Volleyball Tournament this coming May 25 at the Ateneo de Davao University Matina Campus.
The following teams are: Southern Philippines Medical Center – Tamaraws; Davao Regional Hospital – Heat; Soccsksargen County Hospital - Lady Spartans; and the Davao Mediquest Hospital Incorporated - Cowgirls.
JOEL Yamyamin and Carloz Alba came out on top of the golfers who played in Class - A for the 1st Loyalty Cup last May 18 at the Apo Golf & Country Club.
The tournament was played using the Modified Stableford scoring system, where Yamyamin garnerd 37 points to be crowned Gross Champion and Alba scored 42 to take the title of Net Champion.
THE First Tok-Hang Cup Basketball Tournament continues today with four games to be played.
Barangay W. Aquino 1 will kick off the day's game against Barangay Lapu-Lapu from 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Right after, from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Barangay Leon Garcia faces off against Barangay Agdao Proper. Both of the games in the morning will be played at the Barangay Lapu-Lapu covered court.
THE Medvil Football Club of Davao City posted one win and one loss to place second in Group B of the ongoing Philippine Football Federation-Suzuki Cup Under-23 National Cup at the Perdices Memorial Coliseum in Dumaguete City as of Tuesday.
Medvil-Davao bowed to defending champion Ceres-Negros Occidental Football Association (Nofa), 0-5, in the group eliminations late Monday.
THE two teams of Barangay 23-C were brought to their knees by the teams of Barangay 26-C and Barangay 20-B during the Tok-Hang Cup basketball tournament on Tuesday at the Mini Forest Gym in Barangay 23-C.
In the first game, the Christian team of Barangay 23-C went against Barangay 26. Despite the home advantage, the hosts were defeated by Barangay 26, which emerged victorious with a whopping 32 point lead at 44-76.
THREE games are scheduled to be played today, Wednesday, for the First Tok-Hang Cup Basketball Tournament.
In the morning, the first game will be between Barangay San Antonio and Barangay Paciano Bangoy. In the second game, Barangay Lapu-Lapu will face off against Barangay Leon Garcia. Both games will be played at Barangay Paciano Bangoy covered court.
Steven Bomedian and Joel Pamaran combined their efforts to garner 475 points and become this week's champion of the Sunday Bowlers Club's weekly Dalawahan Bowling tour. Games were played at the Fair Lanes Bowling Center along F. Torres Street.
Tallying just three less than the champions, Eric Booc and Dennis Discallar scored 472 to land second place.
The Community Health & Development Cooperative Hospital (CHDCH) Chimeras and Ricardo Limso Medial Center (RLMC) Alexian Aces won in their Instatech Inter-Hosptial Basketball tournament games held last May 18 at the Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) Matina Campus, while the volleyball teams played the last round of elimination games.
In Bracket B of the basketball tourney, CHDCH Chimeras overpowered the Davao Mediquest Hospital Incorporated (DMHI) Cowboys with a 14 point lead at 74-60.
THE 1st Phoenix Tok-Hang Cup Basketball Tournament officially began Monday at the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) covered court.
The tournament is a partnership between the DCPO Station 1 and the Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc.
THEY enter the room with their bikes. They're panting hard, taking deep breaths and wiping their sweat. But, despite their exhaustion, you can see the happiness in their faces.
Davao City riders Alfred Panday, 21, and Efren John Maniyog, 21, just got back from their daily preparations for the upcoming Philippine National Games Cycling events to be held at the Amoranto Velodrome in Quezon City from May 27-28.
THE Mindanao Medical Center Incorporated (MMCI) Tornadoes beat the Medical Mission Group of Hospitals (MMGH)-Davao Green Troupers, 115-98, in the Instatech Inter-Hospital Basketball Tournament at the Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) Matina campus Saturday.
The victory was the seventh straight for the Tornadoes that put them on the top spot of bracket B in the team standings with a 7-0 record.
FOR a full 5-set maneuvering, SVL 10th Season's tallest team National University looks vulnerable with Pau Soriano leading Adamson University to give them their first loss in the tournament at the Philsports Arena in Pasig.
Sweet revenge came in another full 5-set exchanges at their own homecourt of the MOA Arena where Aleona Denise Santiago takes her turn receiving the SVL pie as Best Player of the Game earlier awarded to Benting for a more superior play in Game 1.
JOHN Paul Tudtud Ponce didn't know that he would become a champion so soon after joining the 2012 Milo Summer Karate Clinic.
Yes, the nine-year-old incoming fourth grader at Precious International School of Davao is carving his own name following a handful of achievements he earned in barely one year of playing the sport of karatedo.
THE Davao Crocodile Football Club (FC) seems untouchable at the top of the Davao Football Community (DFC) League. Having conceded only three goals during the league games, Davao Crocodile FC remains undefeated and on the top of the league table. Amassing a record of 17 wins and three draws, Davao Crocodile FC looms over their- competition with 54 points, 13 more than second-placed Intangibles FC.
Staying put at second place, Intangibles FC has worked up a record of 11 wins, eight draws and only one defeat for a total of 41 points.
THE Medvil Football Club of Davao City opens its Group of Death campaign against Masbate at 2 p.m. today, Saturday, in the Philippine Football Federation-Suzuki Under-23 National Cup that formally opened at the Perdices Memorial Coliseum in Dumaguete City on Friday.
THE Instatech Inter-Hospital Basketball & Volleyball Tournament resumes today with six basketball games and two volleyball games.
The first volleyball game will be between Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) Tamaraws and Community Health & Development Cooperative Hospital (CHDCH) Chimeras while the second game will be Medical Mission Group of Hospitals (MMGH) - Davao Green Troupes versus the Davao Mediquest Hospital Incorporated (DMHI) Cowgirls.
JAMES Infiesto, regional director of the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP), will be joining seminars spearheaded by the World Chess Federation (FIDE) from May 18-25 at the Midas Hotel Casino in Pasay City in a bid to strengthen chess in Davao City.
Infiesto, speaking in yesterday's Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at Calle Cinco, called on other trainers who might be interested to joini the seminars.
TWO cyclists will represent Davao City in the 21-under track competition of the Philippine National Games at the Amoranto Stadium in Quezon City from May 26-27.
The two riders--Alfred Pinday and Efren John Maninyo--are winners of the 2013 Davao Summerfest Cycling Open Championships 21-under Division.
THE University of the Philippines-Los Baños Alumni (UPLB-AA) Association Davao will be holding the 1st Loyalty Cup Golf Tournament at Apo Golf Club on May 18.
Joel Laserna, president of the UPLB-AA appeared at the Club 888 press yesterday at Marco Polo Davao to discuss the tournament.
IN RECOGNITION of the efforts and success of Davao City's athletes, the City Sports Development Division (CSDD) will be conducting the 2nd Athletes Recognition on June.
The date and venue of the event are still to be confirmed, but CSDD head Pochollo Elegino said the event might be held after Mayor Duterte's State of the City Address and they are eyeing the Ritz Hotel as the venue of the event.
THE Mindanao Medical Center Incorporated (MMCI) Tornadoes garnered back-to-back wins in their basketball games last Saturday held at the Ateneo de Davao University Matina Campus Sports Complex.
The two wins helped MMCI retain a perfect record at 6-0, keeping the top spot of basketball bracket B of the Instatech Inter-Hospital Basketball and Volleyball Tournament.
COACHES Corner concluded their summer basketball camp last May 11 at the covered court of Garden Oases.
The students of coaches Chito Ramos and Roland Sancho played practice games last Saturday to apply the skills they learned over the course of one week during their daily training sessions.
Rael and Rjay Bahala topped the Sunday Bowlers Club's weekly Dalawahan Bowling tour.
The games were held at the Fair Lanes Bowling Center along F. Torres Street.