San Carlos triathlon attracts nationwide interest

At least 130 triathletes from Luzon to Mindanao flocked to San Carlos City, Negros Occidental on November 20 to compete in the Pintaflores Triathlon consisting of a one-kilometer swim, 30-kilometer bike and eight-kilometer run. The race was among the events


Abanse Negrense softball tourney continues in Murcia

After three weekends of group play, the Abanse Negrense Softball Tournament continued eliminations in Brgy. Blumentritt, Murcia on November 20 where seven teams competed for a chance to qualify for the semi-final and final rounds this upcoming weekend. Talisay City batters ranked


Sagay FC hailed Governor’s Cup champs

Sagaynon young footballers proved their might on the pitch as they grabbed the Governor’s Cup championship trophy in the 12-under category, besting 11 teams from the province. The event, held at the Panaad Park and Stadium on November 12-13, ended


La Carlota rules PSO swimming south elims

The Abanse Negrense Swimming Tournament 2022 (south elimination) officially opened in Bago City on November 19 where the young swimmers from La Carlota City bagged the most wins.  Out of the 36 categories, La Carlota City ranked first in thirteen (13) events,


USLS Stingers take down UNO-R for first win

The USLS Stingers came from behind to pull off its first win against UNO-R Red House Taiwan Shabu Shabu 70-62 in the 1st United Negros Basketball league (UNBL) Open Tournament on Sunday at Tay Tung High School Po Hang Gym.  UNO-R led


Silay City dominates beach volleyball north elims

The Silay City beach volleyball team flaunted its winning ways as it dominated the Abanse Negrense Beach Volleyball Tournament North Eliminationsover the weekend, ranking first in three out of the four main categories.  The Provincial Sports Office-led beach volleyball tourney continued


Dumaguete City, STI-WNU lead Gov. Cup hoops elims

Even though there were last-minute changes in the venue, the Governor’s Cup 5X5 Basketball Tournament (A Tribute to Dodong Bascon’s Contributions to Negros Basketball)continued the elimination round at the STI-West Negros University (STI-WNU) Gymnasium on November 19-20. The top teams were


2-day Pintaflores football festival

The City Sports Office, in partnership with the San Carlos Negros Football Club, held a two-day Pintaflores Football Festival at SJRI Fields Center Mall Grounds, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental on November 19-20. A total of 249 teams from different


Sipalay rules 6th district boxing festival

The municipality of Hinoba-an was the gracious and hospitable host of the Abanse Negrense 6th District Boxing Festival on November 20, Sunday where Sipalay City was hailed as the champion LGU team of the tournament. Organized by the Provincial Sports


Supreme ABF / SilverGraces undefeated in UNBL

Supreme ABF/ SilverGraces remains the only undefeated team, with four victories after CSA-B / Let’s Go Strived fell to RAAK Transport Saturday during the 1st United Negros Basketball League (UNBL) Open Tournament at the Tay Tung High School Po Hang Gymnasium.  UNO-R

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6 NegOcc drug groups dismantled

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Philippine National Police reported yesterday dismantling six local drug groups in Negros Occidental. Classified as dismantled by the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office are Burgos, Bacus, Divinagracia, Ramos, Macundato and Virtucio Drug Groups. PCapt. Judesses

Ceneco watchdog: We are not sowing fear

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The secretary general of Power Watch Negros Advocates yesterday stressed that they are not sowing fear among consumer members of Central Negros Electric Cooperative since they are a watchdog and only want to strengthen and build

Water bird species sighting at EB Magalona

A Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta was seen and recorded on January 17, during the conduct of Asian Waterbird Census at Brgy. Latasan, E.B. Magalona, Negros Occidental. A group composed of DENR, E.B. Magalona LGU and Philippine Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc.

Lacson supports biz leaders’ call for NIR via EO

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday aired his support to the call of Negros business leaders for the issuance of an executive order by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., creating the Negros Island Region which includes

Morden elected NPC president

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Bryan Morden of XFM 96.7 Bacolod was elected president of the Negros Press Club during the club’s general assembly and election of officers for 2023-2024 at the NPC Media Center in Bacolod City Saturday. Morden garnered

Taking care of our interiority

One of the essential characteristics of a person is his life of interiority. That is where the world of a person is hidden from the gaze of ‘strangers.’ It’s his world of intimacy, his sanctuary, which he only knows and