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CSAV Titans Wins 1st Basketball Championship

It was never expected, it was one step at a time. It all started with a simple dream, just to put up a Basketball team for the school that was established in 2011. They have a simple sports program where they got Coaches and talents to kick start a team that they have today.


The NOPSSCEA 37th season Basketball Champions. CSAV Titans.* (Owen Segovia Bayog/NDB photo)

BCY Rules Men’s Division in Open Duckpin League; ASSFBI Ladies secures title

BCY/La Filipina and BCY/Campuestohan bowlers rose above their challengers in the championship round to rule the Men’s division in the recently-concluded 14th BCBC Open Trios Duckpin Bowling League 2017 at Negros Super Lanes.

Category A champion La Filipina managed by powerhouse duckpinner Bob Yap outpointed Tough Trucks/NPBC by 13 pin falls, 352-339.

Yap pinned down 120 pfs, as teammates Reymund Lopez and Lyndon Reyes contributed 118 and 114 apiece. Hernan Garciniego fired a high-score of 126 for the eventual 1st runner-up finish of Tough Trucks.

Jr. Mustangs Champ Again in NOPSCSEA

The STI-West Negros University (WNU) Junior Mustangs ruled over Bacolod Tay Tung High School (BTTHS) Thunderbolts, 104-90, as they successfully defended their NOPSSCEA secondary boys’ title.

John Paul Malayas sizzled with 10 points including 3 treys to spearhead the Mustangs 27-21 run in the opening quarter as Austine Laureño and Philip John Majometaño added 5 points each with a triple apiece while Fritz Tagamolila hit 6 points.

ANOPSSAI is Beyond Physical Competitiveness

The staging of this year’s ANOPSSAI meet in Murcia is beyond physical competitiveness. It’s a venue for spiritual growth, said Melinda Guanzon – principal of the host-Murcia Open Bible Christian Academy, in an interview during the opening rites last Wednesday.


ANOPSSAI OPENING CEREMONY. (from left) Romeo Sison, DepEd Negros Occidental Sports Coordinator; Provincial Sports Coordinator Nonong Verdeflor, ANOPSSAI President Rev. Exequil Guanzon, Melinda Guanzon – principal of the host-Murcia Open Bible Christian Academy, DepEd-Negros Occidental Assistant Supt. Gladys Amylaine Sales, and EPS 1 Julito Felicano – In-Charge of the Private Schools Division of Negros Occidental, led the ANOPSSAI opening ceremony last November 15 at Murcia municipal gym.*

Mansilingan Team Chess Tourney Set Nov. 26

The much anticipated 2017 Barangay Mansilingan Annual Fiesta Team Chess Tournament is all set to start off on Sunday, November 26 at A.L. Jayme Elementary School.

Organized by the Mansilingan Chess Society officers and members, this two-division chess event seek to gather the best and smartest woodpushers in the barangay level.

“Our chess club (ManChess) continue to hold monthly tournaments in several age-groups, so that they would improve their skills in this sport,” ManChess president Engr Nestor Cena said.