Macanuna tops open chessfest

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 08:30 p.m.

NATIONAL Master (NM) Macala Macacuna of Davao City annexed the open division title of the 78th Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Pulong Duterte Araw ng Dabaw Open and Age-Group Chess tournament held at the NCCC Mall Davao Food Cove Function Hall over the weekend.

Ballano bags tenpin crown

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 08:29 p.m.

FERNIE Ballano lived up to his billing by bagging the Davao Tenpin Bowlers Association (Datba) March Monthly Finals title at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Bowling Center Sunday evening.

5 players shine in Jr. NBA/WNBA regional selection

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 08:29 p.m.

FIVE teenagers, four from Davao City and one from Cagayan de Oro City, booked tickets to the national training camp of the Jr. NBA/WNBA Philippines 2015 slated April 24 to 26 in Manila.

Birondo, Amsirabe wins Dover monthly

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 08:28 p.m.

DODONG Birondo led winners of the Dover Lanes monthly finals tournament held over the weekend.

250 join Jr. NBA Philippines camp

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 12:30 a.m.

MORE THAN 250 young basketball enthusiasts joined the Jr. NBA/WNBA Philippines 2015 Basketball Camp held at the University of the Immaculate of Conception (UIC)-Bajada campus gymnasium over the weekend.

UM wins big in Araw chess

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 12:29 a.m.

THE University of Mindanao’s Daniel Rome Borinaga and Exiquila Apao emerged champions in the Under-20 junior boys and girls division of the 78th Araw ng Davao Rapid Youth Chess Championships last Saturday.

Coach to Duterte: We need good volleyball gym

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 12:28 a.m.

WITH Duterte as the next President of the Republic of the Philippines, we can have the first standard sized volleyball gym with floors made of modern taraflex floors anywhere in the Davao Region.

Lapaza crowned elite champion

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 09:26 p.m.

CESAR Lapaza Jr. emerged champion in the open elite category of the just-concluded 78th Araw ng Dabaw Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Pulong Duterte Criterium Cycling Challenge held in an out-and-back course at the Davao Crocodile Park in Maa.

Lapaza Jr. of Cycleline Rider from Butuan checked in at 33 minutes and 54.27 seconds to pocket the title, besting Ronnie Urdaneta of Davao and teammate Gilbert Enarciso who finished second and third, respectively.

HCCS tops division 1

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 09:26 p.m.

THE Holy Cross College of Sasa (HCCS) and Philippine Women's College (PWC) annxed titles in the junior division cluster 1 and 2, respectively, at the close of the United Basketball League (UBL) held recently at the Gaisano Grand Citimall SkyGym.

HCCS hacked out a 74-72 come-from-behind win over the St. Peter's College of Toril (SPCT) in their division 1 finals.

City karatekas shine

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 09:25 p.m.

THE Philippine Shotokan Karatedo Association International-Davao City Headquarters hauled a total of 10 golds, six silvers and four bronzes to emerge overall champion in the recently-concluded 78th Araw ng Dabaw Karatedo Invitational Tournament held at the NCCC Mall Davao.

North Cotabato clinched three golds, three silvers and four bronzes to place second while Davao del Sur cornered three golds, two silvers and four bronzes. Panabo City (3-1-0) and Tagum City (2-3-3) finished fourth and fifth, respectively.

Life as a Lady Green Archer

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 09:24 p.m.

FROM a golden finish last year, Rowelyn Joy Acedo settled for women's board 4 silver medal in the just-concluded 77th UAAP Chess Tournament. But 19-year-old Joy, who hails from Buhangin in Davao City, was contented with her runner-up stint.

"Gihimo man nako akong best jud. Though daghan pajud koy kulang pero gina work out nako para i-improve. Train harder pajud. Bounce back ra ko next year (I really did my best but I still have a lot to improve. I'll train harder and bounce back next year)," she said in a Facebook chat yesterday.

MDBA Homer bags title

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:22 p.m.

ELIMINATIONS leader MDBA Homer beat MDBA Sassy, 562-534, to emerge champion in the 78th Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Pulong Sunday Bowlers Club (SBC) ArawngDabaw Bowling Tournament held Thursday evening at the Fairlanes Bowling Center.

MDBA Homer was powered by Muktan Amsirabe, Roy Amsirabe, Paul Tengosia, Onyot Morales, Nadz Ajijil and Johan Alonzo.

Olivar, Lumanta bag chess crowns

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:20 p.m.

ELMAR Olivar and Jobert Lumanta topped their respective divisions at the close of the 78th Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Pulong Duterte 2015 Araw ng Dabaw Para Games chess competition held recently at the Rizal Park.

Olivar tallied four points to pocket the gold medal of the visually-impaired category. He bested three-pointers Aldrin Pana, Danilo Partosa and Julius Ortega who took the next three spots.

Araw ng Dabaw rapid chess opens tomorrow

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:04 a.m.

OVER 100 players will compete in the 78th Araw ng Dabaw Rapid Youth Chess Championships that starts at 8 a.m. tomorrow at the Davao Wisdom Academy (DWA) gym.

Basketball summer camp opens April 13

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:03 a.m.

OVER 250 young players are taking part in the HB1-sponsored Basketball Summer Camp 2015 #SportsWithValues April 13 at the Playsite Recreation Center, Maa Road, in Davao City.

400 joining Jr. NBA/WNBA training camp

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:02 a.m.

MORE THAN 400 youths are expected to join the Jr. NBA and Jr. WNBA Basketball Camp Saturday and Sunday at the University of the Immaculate of Conception (UIC)-Bajada campus.

Tagum rules Araw arnis

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:01 a.m.

TAGUM City harvested 12 gold medals, two silvers and seven bronzes to emerge over-all champion in the 78th Araw ng Dabaw Arnis tournament.

Ancheta shines

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 08:57 p.m.

DATBA president Ian Neil Ancheta ruled Tuesday evening's Davao Tenpin Bowlers Association (Datba) weekly qualifying bowling tournament held at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center.

MDBA-Homer tops 'Araw' eliminations

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 08:56 p.m.

MDBA Homer hit a total of 3,485 pinfalls after six games to pace the eliminations of the 78th Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Pulong Sunday Bowlers Club (SBC) Araw ng Dabaw Bowling Tournament that resumed at the Fair Lanes Bowling Center Tuesday evening.

Salvado, Cabalquinto dominate 14U doubles

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 08:55 p.m.

DAVAO City shuttler Arthur Samuel "Pingkoy" Salvado Jr. combined forces with Ron Calbalquinto of MKB Team-Metro Kidapawan to capture the boys doubles 14 years old and under title of the recently-concluded 17th Malaybalay City Chapter Celebration Badminton Tournament held at the Malaybalay Badminton Center.

Pablo Lorenzo, Davao City National rule Araw volley

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 11:10 p.m.

PABLO Lorenzo National High School (PLNHS) and Davao City National High School (DCNHS) ruled the boys and girls 15 years old and under divisions, respectively, of the 78th Araw ng Dabaw Volleyball Tournament over the weekend.

Tapic bags Araw motocross title

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 11:08 p.m.

DAVAO CITY’s Michael Tapic ruled the Open Yamaha category in the Araw ng Dabaw Motocross competition held over the weekend.

SouthShield wins 2 football titles

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 11:08 p.m.

THE SouthShield Football Club clinched two titles while the Davao Regional Athletic Association (Davraa) selection and Hyenas FC won one each at the 78th Araw ng Dabaw football tournament over the weekend.

Wagdos wins Nat'l Open gold

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 11:01 p.m.

UNIVERSITY of Mindanao's prized runner Sonny Wagdos was assured of a slot in the Philippine national team after bagging a gold medal in the senior men's 5,000 meters at the recent 2015 Philippines National Open Invitational Track and Field Championships in Sta. Cruz, Laguna.

Bartolo, Firmeza clinch 10K titles

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 09:13 p.m.

ELMER Bartolo and Olive Firmeza lived up to their billing by clinching the 10K titles of the Life Health Run Davao held Sunday in an out-and-back course from the People's Park in Davao City.

Templado, Madulin shine in tablenet

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 09:13 p.m.

REYNALDO Templado Jr. and Angeli Madulin emerged champions in the just-concluded 78th Mayor Rody and Vice-Mayor Pulong Duterte Araw ng Davao Table Tennis Tournament held at the NCCC Mall Davao.

SOS-Sakya rules U17 girls league

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 09:01 p.m.

THE SOS Children's Village-Sakya Football Club (SOS-Sakya FC) emerged champion in the just-concluded 4th Davao Football Association (DFA) Under-17 Girls League held recently at the Tionko football field.

SouthShield wins 2 plums

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 09:01 p.m.

THE SouthShield clinched two titles while the Davao Regional Athletic Association (Davraa) selection and Hyenas FC nabbed one each at the close of the Davao Football Association (DFA)-sanctioned 78th Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Pulong Duterte Araw ng Dabaw Football tournament at the Tionko football field over the weekend.

Sad over foe's death

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 09:00 p.m.

NEWLY-CROWNED World Boxing Council (WBC) Asian Boxing Continental featherweight champion John Vincent Moralde of Davao City still couldn't believe what befell his opponent Brayd Smith, who passed away two days after their March 14 fight at the Rumours International Convention Center in Austalia.

CMO beats Everball anew, 83-75

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 09:00 p.m.

CHRISTOPHER Go piloted the City Mayor's Office to sail through its 17th straight win, firing 33 points with six baskets from behind the arc, as the City Hall dribblers defeated Everball Acer, 83-75, in their 2015 Basketball Friendly Series held Friday night at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.

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