Bacolod lad rules in 2 Batang Pinoy athletics events

A 15-year-old Bacolod City runner has emerged as among the fastest in the ongoing Philippine Sports Commission (PSC)-Batang Pinoy National Championships after winning two gold medals at the Quirino Sports Complex in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur province. Mico Villaran, a


Cadiz City rules badminton tournament

Cadiz City dominated the competition in the Abanse Negrense Badminton Tournament Provincial Championship at the Po Hang Badminton Court in Bacolod City on December 10, winning 19 out of the 24 events. Cadiz was hailed the champion in the following categories


CHMSU Talisay holds in-person intramurals

Carlos Hilado Memorial State University (CHMSU) Talisay Campus held Intramurals Fest 2022 on December 5-7 with the theme “Propelling Potentials in Sports and Arts Amidst the Pandemic,” the first full, in-person intramurals after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19


Escalante City nabs 2 titles at Gov. Cup chess tourney

The Abanse Negrense Governor’s Cup 2 on 2 Chess Team Championship, organized by Negros Occidental Provincial Government and the Provincial Sports Office, saw Escalante City nab two champion titles out of the four divisions in the team category.  On December 8,


Bacolod North tankers dominate Abanse Negrense swimfest

Bacolod City North teams (Bacolod City North Swimming Team, Bacolod City North Bluefins, and Bacolod North La Herencia) reigned supreme in the recently concluded Abanse Negrense Swimming Tournament Provincial Championship held at the Sta. Fe Resort in Brgy. Granada, Bacolod City


STI-WNU clinches Gov. Cup Basketball title

The Abanse Negrense Governor’s Cup 5-on-5 Basketball Tournament (A Tribute to Dodong Bascon’s Contributions to Negros Basketball) championship game at the STI-West Negros University (STI-WNU) gymnasium on December 10 saw the home-court advantage, with the STI-WNU (TEJ Builders) team emerged


Finals set for Governor’s Cup basketball tilt

The Governor’s Cup 5-on-5 Basketball Tournament (A Tribute to Dodong Bascon’s Contributions to Negros Basketball) is set to conclude on Saturday at the STI-West Negros University (STI-WNU) Gymnasium, where two of the strongest teams from the Bracket A and B classifications will


PSO gears up for weekend of championships

The Negros Occidental Provincial Government and the Provincial Sports Office wrap up sports activities for 2022 with the Governor’s Cup 2 on 2 Chess Team Championship, Abanse Negrense Swimming Tournament Provincial Championship, Governor’s Cup Provincial Boxing Tournament, Abanse Negrense Badminton Tournament

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DSB: From ‘hotbed of insurgency’ to top tourist destination

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Once a hotbed of insurgency 40 years ago, the municipality of Don Salvador Benedicto is now the top tourist destination of Negros Occidental, Mayor Marxlen dela Cruz disclosed yesterday. Dela Cruz, who led yesterday celebrations marking

Be a good influencer

When Christ told his disciples to be the salt and light of the earth (cfr. Mt 5,13-16), we too should feel addressed by such divine command and make ourselves good influencers in a world that is increasingly wracked by confusion

No need to create another province – Albee

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Bacolod City Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez, chair of the Regional Development Council 6, yesterday said he believes that it is not necessary to create another province in Negros Island. Benitez, a staunch supporter of Negros Island

NPA killing spree in Negros

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The New People’s Army in Negros Island appears to be on a killing spree, as another civilian tagged as a “military informant” was summarily executed on January 28, in Sitio Tugas, Brgy. Pinggot, Ilog, Negros Occidental,

Victorias City kick starts digital transformation

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Victorias City continues to pioneer ICT innovations in Negros Occidental and Western Visayas, with its launching of Sidlak City Digital Network Assets and Project VECTOR at Don Alejandro Acuña Yap Quiña Arts and Cultural Center on