LINGAYEN, Pangasinan - Athletics competitions will take center stage today with thirteen (13) gold medals at stake at the start of the 3-day competition in the ongoing 2013 National PRISAA Games at the Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Center here.
Western Visayas and Central Visayas, both dominated the women and men division last year respectively, are going to challenge each other for the overall supremacy in the event, but not to discount the runners from Southern Mindanao (Region 11).
Journey Tupas, Arvic Laudio, Rolando Camalon and Hilario Junto Jr. emerged champions in the recently-concluded Inter-Talisay Fellowship Chess Team Tournament held February 9-10 in the Talisay City.
Close to a hundred woodpushers from Talisay City saw action in this tournament sponsored by Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares, who is also the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP)-Vice-President for Visayas; Mayor Eric Saratan and NCFP-Negros Occidental Edwin Llamo. The tourney is likewise in line with Talisay City’s 15th Charter Anniversary.
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan - The 2013 PRISAA (Private Schools Athletic Association) National Collegiate Games will open today with a parade at 2pm and opening ceremony at 4pm at Narciso Ramos Civic Center here.
The opening parade and ceremony is supposed to be held yesterday (Sunday) but it was changed for today and the games to start Tuesday.
Changes occurred also in the guest of honor. Most Rev. Socrates B. Villegas, D.D., Archbishop, Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan will speak during the opening instead of Senator Pia Cayetano.
Last night, Atty. Felipe Gozon, CEO of GMA Network also speaks during the PRISAA 60th anniversary and national assembly with the theme "Celebrating 60 years of Excellence in Sport" at Sison Auditorium here of the Provincial Capitol.
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan - Sports hostilities will commence tomorrow, Tuesday in the 60th National PRISAA Games with Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Center as the main venue here.
Majority of the events will start their elimination rounds and some final event in the athletics.
The event to start Tuesday are baseball; men and women beach volleyball and softball at Capitol Beach Front; men and women basketball;; football; sepak takraw; men and women volleyball; men and women athletics; men and women badminton; boxing; men and women chess; men and women lawn tennis; men and women table tennis at NRSCC; and men and women swimming at Dagupan City Swimming Pool.
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan- Most colleges and universities representing National Capital Region (NCR) will no longer participate in the National Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) due to the new rules imposed by two sports associations in Manila where they are members.
This was learned here after only a few colleges and universities indicated their willingness to join this year’s 60th national PRISAA Collegiate Games.
Colleges and universities that are members of the Universities Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) have imposed new guidelines preventing member- schools from participating in other sports tournament other than the UAAP and NCAA.
West Negros University former chess varsity players will be competing in the 2013 1st WNU Invitational Chess tournament at the school’s Student Activity Center on February 16, 2013.
Tournament Director is Ms Donalyn Guerrero-Lastima, Scholarship Coordinator.
The whole day chessfest will start at 8am to 5pm on the same day aimed at reuniting the schools chess players; conduct tracer to study chess players; campaign for the school’s chess players and foster camaraderie and a sense of belongingness as WESNECAN chess varsity scholar.
It will be played in two categories; the male and female categories with cash prizes and gift certificates at stake.
FIDE Rapid Rule of chess shall govern the tournament to be played in 7 Rounds Swiss System using computerized pairing with time control of 25 minutes each player plays to finish.
Kraniel Villoria, tournament Most Valuable Player scored 18 points for West Negros University Junior Mustangs to sweep and dominate University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos, 76-70, during the Game 2 of the Best-of-3 championship series of the SeaOil-NBTC played last Saturday at WNU gym.
Villoria alongside Jude Junto and Kith Pido sparked WNU in the first quarter with 7points each for a 21 points.
SeaOil NBTC-Bacolod tournament commissioner Jake Azucena (extreme left) and SBP Provincial Chairman Anthony Carlo Agustin (extreme right) led the awarding of the championship trophy to the 3-peat champion West Negros University last Saturday after a 76-70 win over UNOR.* (Hillary Credo Photo)
But UNO-R cameout determined as they poured a close 20-point output behind Emmanuel Bernales with 6 points, Ramon dela Torre with 5 points while Patrick Yulo adding 4 points.
Today is the 3rd game of the Homecoming Cup 2013, the second bowling tournament of the Negros Occidental High School Alumni Association Incorporated Annual Bowlfest for Unity which is held at Negros Super Lanes, Goldenfield Commercial Complex in Bacolod City and will start promptly at 5PM.
Here are the list and the total pinfalls of class participants after 2 games: (1) C’66 - 2,957; (2) C’82 - 2,903; (3) C’74 - 2,894; (4) C’83 - 2,890; (5) C’95 - 2,870; (6) C’84 - 2,851; (7) C’68 - 2,836; (8) C’70 - 2,835; (9) C’62 - 2,808; (10) C’85 - 2,805;
(11) C’71 - 2,805; (12) C’89 - 2,801; (13) C’91 - 2,786; (14) C’87 - 2,765; (15) C’65 - 2,753; (16) C’67 - 2,702; (17) Golden - 2,686; (18) C’96 - 2,681; (19) C’97 - 2,674; (20) C’99 - 2,668; (21) C’2000UP - 2,663; (22) C’80 - 2,656 (23)C’86 - 2,646; (24) C’67M - 2,605; (25) C’90 - 2,598; (26) C’75 - 2,576; (27) C’88 - 2,544; (28) C’77 - 2,539; (29) C’98 - 2,528; and (30) C’76 - 2,470.
Seven Talk ‘N Text players were named by Coach Chot Reyes to the Smart-Gilas Pilipinas cadet pool alongside eight other Philippine Basketball Association players, one PBA D-League newcomer and of course, resident naturalized player Marcus Douthit.
The Tropang Texters in the list are Jason Castro, Jimmy Alapag, Ranidel De Ocampo, Kelly Williams, Ryan Reyes, Larry Fonacier and Jared Dillinger while the National Team mentor also added Gary David and Japeth Aguilar of Globalport.
Also named were Marc Pingris of San Mig Coffee, Junemar Fajardo of Petron, LA Tenorio of Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, Greg Slaughter of the NLEX Road Warriors in the PBA Developmental League as well as Sonny Thoss of Alaska and Rain or Shine’s Gabe Norwood and Jeffrei Chan.
Current undefeated Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation Minimumweight champion Merlito "Tiger" Sabillo (21, 10KOs) of Toboso town in Negros Occidental gets to fight the World Boxing Organization No.2 Mini-Flyweight contender Luis "Chino" de la Rosa (21, 12KOs-1-1) of Colombia for the vacant WBO Mini-Flyweight title on March 9, 2013 at Mario de Leon Coliseum in Cordoba, Colombia.
The Negrense champion was earlier reported to challenge the reigning International Boxing Organization (IBO) Mini-Flyweight champion Hekkie "Hexecutioner" Budler (21, 6KOs-1-0) this February 16 at the Emperor’s Palace, Kempton Park in Gauteng, South Africa, however, his promoter ALA Promotions decided to take the opportunity in Colombia.