Coach Norman Black leads SBP training program

The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental and the Provincial Sports Office recently collaborated with the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas Inc. (SBP) to conduct a basketball training program dubbed the 2024 Abanse Negrense Basketball Elite Camp, held on June 5-6, at


3rd Chairman’s Cup Negros at halfway point

The 3rd Chairman’s Cup Negros, held with the cooperation of the United Negros Basketball League (UNBL) and Toyota Negros Occidental, is at the halfway point of the elimination round with games played at the covered court and Willy and Nolita


Royal Star, AACI Trading post wins

In the first game, Royal Star Trading defeated the JSY Countertrade, 76-66. The former came into the court expecting a fight from the latter, who were perceived as desperate, having yet to win a single game in the conference. JSY


IM Concio wins rapid chess tourney in NegOcc

International Master (IM) Michael Concio Jr. ruled the 64th San Carlos Charter Day Open rapid chess tournament at Marina Park in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental over the weekend. The 18-year-old Concio pocketed P54,000 in cash and a trophy after


2nd CASAMA football tourney set

The 2nd CASAMA Football Tournament will be held at the Sagay National High School in Sagay City, Negros Occidental, from June 8 to 9, a press release from the organizers said. The 8-aside game will be played by different categories


Third edition of Chairman’s Cup tips off

The Third Chairman’s Cup Negros, a collaboration of the United Negros Basketball League (UNBL) and Toyota Negros Occidental, kicks off June 1 at the Willy and Nolita Au court, Bacolod Tay Tung High School. Thirty two teams joined the 3rd


PSO shortlists 30 Basketball Elite campers

Following the 2-day tryouts on May 27 to 28, the Provincial Sports Office has shortlisted the top 30 U-16 (Born 2008) players who will be participating in the Abanse Negrense Basketball Elite Camp on June 5 – 6 at the


Refresher training for basketball referees in Calatrava

In line with the efforts of the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental to continuously promote its Abanse Negrense Sports Programs, the Provincial Sports Office, headed by Anthony Carlo Agustin, recently organized a training course for local basketball referees in the

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What was stolen

Hooray! The Amorsolo painting that was stolen from the Hofieña home and private museum was recovered by the National Bureau of Investigation. The thieves showed off their superior amateurism when they tried to sell it for P3.5 million and were

Solon urges PhilHealth to expand benefits

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN With enormous funds of P466 billion worth of investible funds and P68.4 billion net income, AGRI party-list Rep. Wilbert Lee urged the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) to expand benefits given to members. While he lauded

An inclusive future

It has always been the dream of parents of individuals on the spectrum to see their children integrated into the workforce. Having worked alongside advocates for inclusivity and diversity, providing ample opportunities for persons with special needs to gain employment

Javi joins Philippine Army Reserve

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Victorias City Mayor Javier Miguel Benitez is now a Philippine Army reservist. Maj. Gen. Marion Sison, 3rd Infantry Division commander, yesterday welcomed Benitez into the Armed Forces of the Philippines, during his donning as an Army

Congress ready for PBBM’s 3rd SONA

The House of Representatives is more than ready for next week’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., with Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez expressing confidence that they have set a grand stage for another

Kanlaon Alert Level 3 possible – PHIVOLCS

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN If the present activities of Kanlaon volcano continues to persist, there is a possibility that Alert Level 3 may be declared anytime, resident volcanologist Mari Andylene Quintia disclosed on Tuesday. Comparing the activities of Kanlaon volcano