Bare Datba winners

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:21 p.m.

JOE Daigdigan and Fernie Ballano shared top honors in the recent two tournaments organized by the Davao Tenpin Bowlers Association (Datba) held at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center.

Daigdigan hit a total of 902 pinfalls after four games to rule the Sept. 13 event over Al Langkuno, Sonny Dimaano and Dianne Galendez who wounded up in the next three spots. Langkuno made 826 pinfalls while Dimaano and Galendez scored 812 and 779, respectively.

1st NCFP Cup on Sept. 27

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:21 p.m.

MINDANAO's rated players are expected to see action in the 1st NCFP Cup 2014 that will unfurl on Sept. 27 at the NCCC Mall Food Cove Hall.

National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) regional director James Infiesto bared this in yesterday's Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at NCCC Mall B3 Center.

Merco fun run set Oct. 12

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:20 p.m.

CLOSE to P50,000 total cash prize is at stake when the Merco 68th Anniversary Fun Run hits the road on October 12 in an out-and-back course from Davao City's Rizal Park.

Event secretariat in charge Maricel Jumalon Plando of Mercantile Corporation (Merco), who guested with Kenneth Sai of Vantage Sports Promotions during the Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center yesterday, said cash prizes await the male and female 3K top five finishers, male and female first 10 runners and male and female top seven placers.

AAK Davao bets eyeing more int'l stints

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:19 p.m.

THE Association for the Advancement of Karatedo (AAK)-Davao City karatekas will have a tight schedule before the year ends after bringing home two gold medals, three silvers and three bronzes from their 34th Ikga Singapore Gojukai Annual Championships stint at Bishan Community Club in Singapore last weekend.

AAK Davao chief and coach Rommel Tan bared this to members of the Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) during their weekly forum held at NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center where he guested with Gabriel Quiñones, Darlene Ross Maramara and Ai Rina Kawano.vao B3 Center Thursday.

Batang Pinoy champions eye more titles

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:18 p.m.

ON the heels of their gold medal stints in the just-concluded 2014 Philippine Olympic Committee(POC)-Philippine Sports Commission(PSC) Batang Pinoy Mindanao Qualifying-leg in Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur, chesser Irish Yngayo and swimmer Zoe Marie Hilario are gearing up for more competitions this year.

Both athletes were among the guests at the Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum held at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center Thursday.

Prisaa Unit Meet kicks off Sunday

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:17 p.m.

THIRTY private schools in Davao City will vie for honors when the 2014 Private Schools Athletic Association (Prisaa) Meet kicks off at 9 a.m. on Sunday at the University of Mindanao (UM).

This was bared by Prisaa president Lita Montalban during yesterday's Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center Thursday. "This unit meet will serve as qualifying for our athletes in the coming Davao City Athletic Association (DCAA) Meet, Davraa Meet en-route to the Palarong Pambansa," Montalban said.

On my way to Selangor Masters, Malaysia

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:16 p.m.

GOLF to me is exciting. I love talking about golf. But for those who do not play it, well, it can be boring. So, regardless of whether you play golf or not, the first thing I want to do is put a smile on your face.

Golf break! After a round of golf, a techie golfer visits McDonaldoo...Techie Golfer: "Excuse me, may wi-fi ba kayo dito?" Girl at counter: Naku Sir, wala po! Wala kami wi-fi, per baka gusto ninyo tikman ang aming 'apple-fi'. Ha! Ha!

Mix topics at DSA Forum

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 12:09 a.m.

SEVERAL topics will be tackled in today's Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center at 10:30 a.m. today.

A night with the PBA Legends

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 12:08 a.m.

AMID heavy downpour, fanatics took a trip down memory lane to see some of their favorite former Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) superstars in a one night only affair - the 2014 PBA Legends All-Star Game exhibition at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation center Tuesday evening.

Emar teams beat football rivals

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 12:08 a.m.

THE Emar A and Emar B teams axed wins along with the A.L. Navarro National High School (ALNHS) and Philippine Nikkei Jin Kai International School (PNJKIS) in the resumption of the Davao Football Association (DFA) Inter-High School football tournament held at the Tionk field over the weekend.

Gulo-gulo Buhay, Sulit Motors beat VolleyGay rivals

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:36 p.m.

THE Gulo-Gulo Buhay, Sulit Motors and Beky Aguilas drew first blood by toppling their respective rivals at the start of the Philippine Volleyball Federation (PVF)-sanctioned 29th Kadayawan Volleygay League held at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center over the weekend Sunday.

Wagdos sparkles

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:36 p.m.

UNIVERSITY of Mindanao (UM) trackster Sonny Wagdos added a feather on his cap by topping the men's 10K event of the recently-concluded 1st Kabalikat Run For A Cause 2014-Bansalan Chapter in an out-and-back course at the Bansalan Municipal Hall.

City 2nd overall

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:35 p.m.

DAVAO City collected a total of 36 gold medals, 24 silvers and 27 bronzes to finish second overall in the just-concluded 2014 Philippine Olympic committee-Philippine Sports Commission (POC-PSC) Batang Pinoy Mindanao Qualifying Leg in Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur.

HCDC, Megatesting DGL top Abreeza volleyfest

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:11 p.m.

THE Holy Cross College of Davao (HCDC) Crusaders and Megatesting DGL topped the men's and women's events, respectively, of the just-concluded Philippine Volleyball Federation-sanctioned 1st Abreeza Kadyawan Open Volleyball tournament that held its awarding at the Abreeza Mall activity area Sunday.

SOS FC vs Punta del Sol in futsal league finals

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:10 p.m.

HEAVY favorite SOS Children's Village Football Club (FC) arranged a titular showdown against veterans-laden Punta del Sol after beating their respective rivals in the Sun.Star Davao-supported She Futsal League semi-finals at the SM Lanang Premier Parking Lot C over the weekend.

Sia-Booc shines

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:10 p.m.

THE tandem of Jimmy Sia and Eric Booc emerged champions at the close of the Sunday Bowlers Club (SBC) weekly doubles open bowling tournament held at the Fair Lanes Bowling Center over the weekend.

UM, RMC beat football foes

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:09 p.m.

THE University of Mindanao (UM) and Rizal Memorial College (RMC) improved their team standings after beating their respective rivals in the resumption of the Davao Football Association (DFA) Football tournament at the Tionko field over the weekend.

City cops 2 chess golds

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:08 p.m.

DAVAO City bagged two gold medals and one bronze at the close of the 2014 Philippine Olympic Committee-Philippine Sports Commission (POC-PSC) Batang Pinoy Mindanao Qualifying chess competition in Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur over the weekend.

AAK Davao nets 8 medals in Singapore tourney

Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 11:01 p.m.

THE Association for the Advancement of Karatedo (AAK) Davao team nabbed eight medals in the recently concluded 34th Ikga Singapore Gojukai Annual Championships. Held in the Bishan Community Club in Singapore, five countries were represented by 185 participants spread across eight teams.

AAK Davao fought off representatives from Singapore, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan and Malaysia to win two gold medals, three silver medals and three bronze medals.

Sabaldan: MVP is deserving of the Top Gilas moniker

Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 11:00 p.m.

SMART and as popular as Manny V. Pangilinan. Everyone looks up to him as one of the crowning glories of Philippine sports not only basketball.

He now seats as the man who makes the final call at the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas, the highest governing body and probably the most influential group in Philippine basketball.

World-class pool: Pinoys still the best of them all

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 10:45 p.m.

JUST when everybody thought billiards is dying in the country as world-class tournaments being held in the Philippines have become rare, Sarangani Congressman Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao proved otherwise.

Poliquit shines as Execs triumph

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 10:45 p.m.

THE City Hall Executive Oldies outclassed Association of Barangay Captains (ABC), 81-80, in another epic Game 3 battle to move one win away of another sweep of the 5th Conference best-of-seven series at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.

Kadayawan sportsfest a success: Ramirez

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 09:13 p.m.

SPORTS Development Division of the City Mayor's Office (SDD-CMO) officer-in-charge William "Butch" Ramirez said the just-concluded 2014 Mayor Rody and Paolo Duterte Kadayawan sa Dabaw Sportsfest turned out to be successful.

HGS walk kicks off Sept. 27

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 09:12 p.m.

SOME 1,000 participants are expected when the 7th Annual Healthy Living Walk will kick off at 5 a.m. of September 27 from the Holiday Gym and Spa (HGS) car park to House of Hope in Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC).

Davao pair in heartbreaking loss to Bata-Django, 10-11

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 09:11 p.m.

DAVAO City's last standing pair Lauro Bongay and Napoleon Labrador was sent home packing after absorbing a 10-11 heartbreak at the hands of legendary pool sharks Efren "Bata" Reyes and Francisco "Django" Bustamante in the quarter-finals of the MP Cup GenSan Tuna Festival International Open 10-Ball Doubles Tournament at the SM City General Santos yesterday.

PBA Legends All-Star game slated September 16

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 11:12 p.m.

FORMER Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) superstars will return to the hardcourt one more time as the 2014 PBA Legends All Star Game kicks off on Tuesday at the Almendras Gymnasium Davao City Recreation Center.

VolleyGay league unfurls Sunday

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 10:49 p.m.

ALL is set for the staging for the Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte Kadayawan sa Dabaw VolleyGAY League that will open on Sunday at the Almendras Gymnasium Davao City Recreation Center.

Games will also be held on Sept. 20 and 21 at the same venue. This was bared by Philippine Volleyball Federation (PVF) regional director Engr. D'Artagnan "Daks" Yambao during yesterday's Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center.

Hot start for city athletes

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 10:48 p.m.

DAVAO City athletes soared to a hot start by collecting a total of seven gold medals in yesterday's 2014 Philippine Sports Commission (PSC)-POC BatangPinoy Mindanao-leg action at the Provincial Sports Complex, Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur Thursday.

So Kim Cheng's oustanding female swimmer Zoe Marie Hilario lived up to her billing by hauling two golds in girls 12-under 400-meter freestyle, 12-under 100m freestyle and 12-under 200m butterfly events.

Champs unite: Pacquiao-Alcano upstages Corteza-Mazon

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 10:47 p.m.

SARANGANI Cong. Manny Pacquiao and Ronnie Alcano, world champions in their respective fields, proved to be no push-over as they combined forces to upstage the tandem of current World No. 6 Lee Vann Corteza and Jundel Mazon, 9-6, on Day 2 of the MP Cup GenSan Tuna Festival International Open 10-Ball Doubles Tournament at the SM City General Santos yesterday.

Pacquiao

Go does it again, lifts Execs' win

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 10:47 p.m.

CHRISTOPHER “Bong” Go delivered what he does best.

Go hit an off-balance fade-away jumper before the final buzzer to lead City Hall Executive Oldies past Association of Barangay Captains, 91-89, in Game 2 of the 5th Conference best of seven series on Wednesday night at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.

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