Nietes on Japan, US boxing promotions’ radar

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September 25, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co Boxing promotions from Japan and the United States (US) are looking to revive the career of Negrense boxer Donnie Nietes, who become a free agent due to the closing of Cebu City-based ALA Boxing Promotions. In a report by the Philboxing.com, Japan-based Tekken Promotions and a USA-based boxing promotion that relates …

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Entering DLSU is ‘humbling experience’ – Lim

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September 23, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co Bacolodnon guard Donn Lim sees being part of De La Salle University (DLSU) Green Archers’ men’s basketball team in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) as “a humbling experience.” The former St. John’s Institute-Bacolod guard said in an interview with SportsJourn.com that it is a huge blessing for a …

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Negrense taekwondo jins shine in online poomsae tilt

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September 21, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co Taekwondo jins from Negros Taekwondo Union-Tigers New Gen recently dominated an online tournament winning 30 medals—12 gold, 12 bronze and six silver medals. Capturing gold medals in poomsae event were Jamie Hannah Agaloos, Christelle Avancena, Julian Ignatius Sabay, Christophe Avancena, Francine Launio, Diego Cristales, and Arthur Diaz. Winning silver medals were …

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Bacolodnon Fajardo prepares for US NCAA, eyes WNBL draft

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September 18, 2020
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By ADRIAN STEWART CO Gilas Pilipinas women guard Ella Fajardo is preparing hard for her stint with US NCAA Division 1 school Fairleigh Dickinson University next year, while also gearing up to join the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) in the Philippines after college. The 17-year-old Fajardo, whose mother is based in Bacolod City, said …

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James Yap good to go for RoS in PBA restart

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September 14, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co Negrense James Yap of Rain or Shine (RoS) Elasto Painters is now free from injuries as he gears up for the possible resumption of the 2020 PBA Philippine Cup next month. The Escalante City, Negros Occidental-native said he has strengthened his body during the Covid-19 break including his groin, which sidelined …

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Negrense Mark Nonoy being lured by 6 schools

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September 9, 2020
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By ADRIAN STEWART CO With the uncertainty hounding the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Growling Tigers, Negrense guard Mark Nonoy is reportedly entertaining the possibility of moving to another collegiate team. A source told Watchmen Daily Journal that at least six schools, four from UAAP and two from NCAA, have contacted Nonoy’s manager Jax Chua of …

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Talisaynon Medina commits to FEU

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September 7, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co Talisaynon hitter Nikka Ann Medina will continue to wear the yellow and green colors of Far Eastern University (FEU) after committing her collegiate career with the Lady Tamaraws. The Talisay City, Negros Occidental-native formalized her commitment with the Lady Tamaraws recently after suiting up for two years with the FEU’s girls …

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Bacolodnon Deloria to play for Enderun College

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September 4, 2020
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By ADRIAN STEWART CO Bacolodnon volleybelle Erika Deloria has vowed to make the most of the opportunity given to her by the Enderun College Lady Titans to show her wares in the big leagues in Manila. Speaking to Watchmen Daily Journal on Thursday, the 5-foot-7 former Bacolod Tay Tung High School Thunderbolts starter said it …

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UST move ‘answered prayer’ for Bacolodnon Canoy

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September 2, 2020
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By ADRIAN STEWART CO Being recruited to play for the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Growling Tigers in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) was an answered prayer for Negrense forward Aldave Dale Canoy. The Bacolod City-native Canoy told Watchmen Daily Journal on Tuesday that, even if he is only eligible to play …

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