2017 Little League Softball World Series Philippines loses 4th game, exits tournament

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August 17, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The Philippines, representing the Asia-Pacific region, have lost four out of five games at the 2017 Little League Softball World Series in Portland, Oregon in the United States and were effectively eliminated from the tournament following their recent 11-1 loss to the Southeast region, represented by Rowan Little League from …

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JPV Marikina signs Negrense striker

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August 17, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Philippines Football League (PFL) club JPV Marikina FC recently signed former STI-West Negros University striker Jaime Poderoso, Jr. “It’s really a blessing to be signed up in a national league,” he said. “I have to work double time.” Upon transferring to the Marikina City-based side, Poderoso joins former college teammates …

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Meralco beats Ceres, 2-1; ends home winning streak

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August 17, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The winning streak at the Panaad Park and Stadium came to end last night for Ceres-Negros FC as they lost their Philippines Football League (PFL) match, 2-1, to FC Meralco Manila. The first goal did not come until the second half, when Meralco midfielder Curt Dizon met the back of …

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Bing Uy Soyao Memorial Cup Antones Lines leads

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August 16, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Following their 77-70 win over Judge Marketing earlier this week, Antones Lines took the lead in the ongoing Bing Uy Soyao Memorial Cup at the JGC Gym in the Goldenfield Commercial Complex. The eventual winners closed the first half up, 40-28, however, Ariel Tornilla of Judge Marketing made it a …

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La Carlota City FIDE Master wins chess tournament in Malaysia

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August 16, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) Master Nelson Villanueva of La Carlota City won the Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Perak Grand Prix Chess Championship 2017 over the weekend at the Syuen Hotel in Ipoh, Malaysia. Meanwhile FM Alekhine Nouri of Escalante City took second place, followed by another Filipino chess …

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City government basketball tournament underway

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August 15, 2017
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The 13th Bacolod City Government Employees’ Basketball Association (BACGEBA) tournament kicked off last week at the BAYS Center, with Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia leading the opening ceremonies. “I hope the basketball game will improve your relationships and camaraderie,” he said. The tournament encompasses 12 teams, 10 of which are comprised of Bacolod City government …

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2017 KBP-NPC Fellowship Games Press Club, KBP notch wins in separate basketball divisions

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August 15, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The Negros Press Club 40-Under basketball team and the Negros Occidental chapter of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster sa Pilipinas (KBP) 40-Up basketball team secured wins over the weekend in the first leg of the 2017 KBP-NPC Fellowship Games at the STI-West Negros University (STI-WNU) gym. The Negros Press Club …

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2017 Little League Softball World Series Philippines earns first win

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August 15, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The Philippine little league softball team, the Bacolod City West Little League, bannered by the Education and Training Center School III, earned their first win of the 2017 Little League Softball World Series in Portland, Oregon in the United States. The Negrense squad, representing the Asia-Pacific region, defeated the Latin …

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Organizers ready for next week’s AdMU, Perlas-BanKo exhibition volleyball match

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August 15, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Organizers of the exhibition match between the ladies’ volleyball teams of Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) and Perlas-BanKo, set for next week, August 21, at STI-West Negros University, said preparations are complete and the event is ready to proceed. During a press conference yesterday, lead organizer Carmela Arcolas-Gamboa, a former …

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