Another Negrense added to NBTC top 24

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March 23, 2020
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After Ilonggo players Gerry Abadiano and Ian Espinosa, along with Negrense player Reyland Torres, were earlier named among the National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) top 24, Mike Boniel, a Negros Occidental native who suits up for Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu (SHS-AdC), was also added to the roster set to play in the NBTC All-Star …

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La Salle beats CEU in the D-League

Posted by watchmen
March 21, 2020
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Eco Oil–La Salle Green Archers scored a 79-73 win over Karate Kid-CEU Scorpions last week, March 9, in the PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup at the Paco Arena in Manila. Justine Baltazar led Eco Oil–La Salle with 20 points, eight rebounds, and five assists; while Encho Serrano added 18 points, five rebounds, two assists, and two …

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Local players among NBTC top 24

Posted by watchmen
March 21, 2020
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Three players from the Western Visayas were among the top 24 National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) high school players. Ilonggo players Gerry Abadiano and Ian Espinosa ranked 12 and 14, respectively; while Negrense player Reyland Torres came in 24th. Abadiano and Torres both play for Nazareth School of National University, while Espinosa plays with Ateneo …

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Schröck dedicates award to Azkals, Ceres-Negros FC

Posted by watchmen
March 21, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co After winning his second Mr. Football Award at this year’s Philippine Sportswriters Association Annual Awards, which took place earlier this month, March 6, at the Manila Hotel, Ceres-Negros FC midfielder Stephan Schröck credited his teammates at the Bacolod City-based club, along with the Philippine men’s national football team, the Azkals. He …

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Bacolod Master Sardines signs three new players

Posted by watchmen
March 21, 2020
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The Bacolod Master Sardines recently signed three new players ahead of the upcoming 2020-2021 Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) adding Jeff Comia, Jason Strait, and former PBA player Cyrus Tabi joining the team’s roster. Comia is a former New Era University player, while Strait previously suited up for the University of Santo Tomas and the …

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Maharlika League players probed for game fixing

Posted by watchmen
March 20, 2020
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Two Pampanga Giant Lanterns players have been suspended as they are under investigation for alleged game fixing in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL). According to a memo issued by the league on March 9, Mark Cruz and Michael Juico have been named as “persons of interest” after the team lost to the San Juan …

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UST considering Bacolodnon basketball player

Posted by watchmen
March 20, 2020
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According to a source close to Watchmen Daily Journal, the University of Santo Tomas (UST) are in talks with Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) for Bacolodnon center Daniel Coo. “There are talks between the two camps and, so far, it has been positive,” the source said on the condition of anonymity. “Daniel will be a …

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AFC Cup matches postponed

Posted by watchmen
March 20, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co Due to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced upcoming 2020 AFC Cup matches will be postponed. “The AFC earlier postponed all AFC Cup West Zone group stage matches on March 12 and the latest decision applies to all matches in March and April …

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Adamson, UST crowned UAAP girls’ basketball co-champs

Posted by watchmen
March 19, 2020
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With the 82nd UAAP girls’ basketball season cancelled due to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, Adamson University and the University of Santo Tomas (UST) were named co-champions. Prior to the season being suspended, the two were supposed to play a decider after splitting the first two games of their championship series. UST …

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Ancajas, Casimero title fights cancelled

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March 19, 2020
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Boxing promotional firm Top Rank announced title fights featuring Filipino boxers Jerwin Ancajas and John Riel Casimero have been postponed due to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. “The health and safety of our fighters [and] staff, and ESPN’s incredible production team, [are] the most important thing as we plan our next steps,” …

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