There’s no stopping St. John’s Institute Blue squad in dominating the Condura Cup 10 Under "D" League of Basketball Coaches Association of Negros as it posted its 6th win over SJI White at USLS IS covered court last Sunday.
St. Benilde School stayed close at 6-1 roasting the White Falcons, 80-11 on Saturday and skinning the HOMI Warriors 56-25. HOMI dropped to 3-3 slate good enough for third place.
Bacolod Christian College of Negros and SBS A Team are tied at 1-4 while SJI White trailed at 1-6.
In the Aspirant level, SJI stayed on top at 5-0 after a lopsided 100-31 win over LLZ Warriors while University of St. La Salle White buried University of Negros Occidental, 62-32. The White Stingers remained second at 4-1.
Defending champion Dynamic Builders FC and reigning runner-up Ceres Transport FC will be facing separate opponents when the semifinals of the ongoing North Football League’s 2nd Conference kicks off tomorrow, August 11 at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod City.
Ceres Transport battles Trimaxi Agro at 2:30PM followed by Dynamic FC defending its ground against Silver Dragons FC at 4:15PM.
En route the semis, Dynamic had a scoreless draw against Ceres in their last elimination round last Sunday to register, 28 and 25 points, respectively.
University of St. La Salle is seeking its fifth straight win against Trinity Christian School while defending champion Moises Padilla will face West Negros University in today’s matchup in the ongoing Negros First Under 13 Football Tournament at the Panaad Park and Sports Stadium football field in Brgy. Mansilingan. USLS is a cinch to claim its fifth win against Trinity Christian School in Field No. 2. Moises Padilla is set to sustain is standing joining the win column after two draws, beating Bata Elementary School last Saturday.
University of St. La Salle posted its fourth straight win over St. John’s Institute, 5-0; St. Scholastica’s Academy stunned West Negros University, 6-1; University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos defeated Montevista Elementary School, 9-0; Andres Bonifacio Elementary School (ABES) won over Apolinario Mabini Elementary School (AMES), 10-3; while Don Bosco Technical Institute and Trinity Christian School ended in an 1-all draw. This time, Bata Elementary School will be playing Apolinario Mabini Elementary School; St. Scholastica’s Academy vs. Don Bosco Technical Institute along with Moises Padilla vs. WNU at Field 1.
Set to play at Field 2 with USLS and Trinity is St. John’s Institute against University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos; and Montevista Elementary School vs. Andres Bonifacio Elementary School.
University of St. La Salle-B and San Carlos City are seeking their second win against separate opponents today in the resumption of the 5th Bro. Ceci Memorial Volleyball tournament at University of St. La Salle College Covered Court.
USLS-B will face sister team USLS-A in Men’s Class A Open, while San Carlos City against Silay City in Men’s B.
USLS-B defeated Central Philippines State University, 23-25, 25-19, 25-16 and 25-20, while San Carlos also won its match against Men at Work, 25-23, 25-21 and 25-22 on opening day last Saturday.
Reigning 2013 PFF-Smart Club Championships titlist Ceres FC get ready for the upcoming United Football League Cup this October 14.
This was confirmed by Ceres FC head coach Ali Go, saying that the team has been in tough and rigid physical preparation for the tournament.
"The UFL has already released the schedule of the tournament. In this format, we are allowed to field in 5 foreigners of the 11 players on field. But we can have unlimited foreign substitute players in the roster of 25 – with 18 players to play in a game," Go said. "But we have yet to submit the team’s final roster as we are still conducting evaluation on our players," he added.
Go further stressed that aside from the holdover of the Ceres FC, which won the 2013 PFF-Smart Club Championships, several players will be joining the team. "We will also suit up former Pachanga FC standout Camelo Tacusalme, ex-PSG Jalsor Soriano, Seueng and Jang Ho. Also under scrutiny is an Irish-Nigerian who plays for the Division 1 in the Ireland Premier League," he added.
With more than 2,500 runners at the ready, The Kapamilya Run: 1st Negros Marathon will take place on Sunday, August 11 with a race route stretching from the Provincial Capitol Lagoon in Bacolod City to the municipality of EB Magalona, a distance of 42 kilometers (42K) which is a first in the province of Negros. The event will be attended by both local and national runners from around the country such as Iloilo, Cebu and Manila.
The marathon will feature three categories which will suit runners of all types from the country’s top runners to casual first timers. Namely these categories are the 42K run, the 21K run and the 5K run which will have their corresponding stops within and outside the city. As the marathon will span three cities and one municipality, the participants will be able to have a taste of the unique food and culture of each city that they will be passing which will definitely make their run all the more memorable.
A "Run Ko, Pag-asa Mo-Hua Ming Fun Run/Walk 2013" will be held August 18 at North Point, Talisay City.
This fund-raising project is organized by the St. John’s Institute Alumni Association for the benefit of the Alumni Association Scholarship program.
This event is open to everyone, will have five categories in fun run and two walk categories.
In fun run distance categories are 10K, 5K, 3K, 1K and 500meters kids’ dash. While walk categories are 4K Batch Group Walk and 4K Individual Fitness Walk.
Assembly time will be at 5am.
(Saturday, Aug. 10)
7PM - Nena’s Rose II vs. Silver Dragon
New Energy Mktg./Shakey’s 2008-10-11 escaped Crossfit 2005-07, 72-71 in a battle of unbeaten teams in the ongoing Msgr. John Liu and Msgr. John Su Memorial Basketball Cup at Po Hang Gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School played last Saturday.
The two teams will vie for the quarterfinal round.
The score tied at 71-all when New Energy’s Sean Wee missed a layup attempt but teammate Charles Del Castillo offensive rebound and put back but was fouled with 4.2 seconds left.
Del Castillo split his free throw to prevent Crossfit to call a timeout to seal the win.
Current Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) Super Flyweight champion "King" Arthur Villanueva, former member of the La Carlota City boxing team visited Mayor Juliet Marie D. Ferrer last August 1, 2013, three weeks after he won the championship belt in the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Super Flyweight boxing tournament held at the Solaire Resort and Casino Grand Ballroom in Parañaque City. He defeated Arturo Badillo of Mexico after four rounds of the bout.
Mayor Juliet Marie D. Ferrer with Arthur Villanueva (center) together with Edgardo G. Canlas – Exec. Asst. (at the back), City Admin. Rommel C. Tam (3rd, left), Ruben D. Guerra of the CMO Sports Office (2nd, left). Joining them are Veroselen Jungco - Phil. National Games gold medalist. At the left is Jerry Ti-ayon, Villanueva’s former coach, and the members of the La Carlota City boxing team.*
Will Jerry ‘Dangerous’ Nardo be the next Filipino World champion?
This will be known when the 21-year old Escalante City-born protagonist enters the ring tonight to face the 27-year old Australian Corey McConnell (12-1-1, 1 KO) for the vacant World Boxing Union (WBU) super featherweight belt in the main event of the ‘Young Stars’ boxing event at the Gold Coast, Queensland in Australia.
Top Prime Stable’s Nardo (17-2-0, 8 KOs), who is on his international debut and fighting his first world title battle, said that he will do his very best to win. "It’s hard to fight in an opponent’s territory. But, this is my dream and I want to win convincingly," he said. "I have to make sure that I either win by unanimous decision or by knockout, if possible. Fighting in the opponent’s ground is tough," he added.
The Negrense fighter said that he have trained hard towa thist and won’t let go of this are opportunity.