2017 Palarong NIR opens in Dumaguete

THE 2017 Palarong Negros Island Region (NIR) kicked off at the Gov. Mariano Perdices Memorial Stadium on Feb. 24. More or less 12,000 student-athletes from 16 schools division will see action in the regional games which runs until March 1, 2017. The Negros Occidental delegation will be fielding 600 players led by Bacolod City contingents. […]

Guimbal to host Futsal Cup

THE Guimbal Football Club in Iloilo will host the First Invitational Futsal Cup at the Guimbal gymnasium and Ampitheater on March 4-5, 2017. The 2-day futsal games aim to raise funds for the upcoming summer football clinic. Only 12 teams per category are allowed to join. Qualified players are those born in 2000 and above. […]

BVR duo seizes beach volley crown

By Elyrose S. Naorbe and Jen Denise Tolosa THE VETERAN duo of Bea Tan and Angeline Gervacio of Beach Volleyball Republic (BVR) snatched the crown of the 14th National Women’s Beach Volleyball Championship of the 45th Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival at Joe III Garden Resort in Arevalo, Iloilo City, Feb. 19, 2017. The former Ateneo […]

Panda Rockets is reg’l NBTC king

SAINT Robert’s International Academy (SRIA) won the National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) Western Visayas Regional Finals at the expense of Saint John Academy of Roxas City, 75-57, in Antique, Feb. 18, 2017. The Panda Rockets gunner Kevin Barranco was hailed “Most Valuable Player” (MVP). SRIA under head coach John Guanco along with team manager Paulo […]

Iloilo to host WVPRISAA 2017

THE city and province of Iloilo will be hosting the 2017 Western Visayas Private Schools Athletic Association (WVPRISAA) from Feb. 24-26, 2017. Themed: “WVPRISAA: Adapting to changes, Getting stronger through the years”, the three-day sporting event will gather private schools in Iloilo, Capiz, and Aklan to compete in athletics, badminton, swimming, beach volleyball, chess, sepak-takraw, […]