Bacoleño 3rd in Euro Extreme Open

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Bacoleño Thomas Luzuriaga won third place in the Classic Division at the Euro Extreme Open recently held in the Czech Republic that about 643 shooters from around the world recently participated in. Luzuriaga earned a match


SCAR holds 1st MRYG airsoft tournament

The San Carlos Airsoft Regiment (SCAR), in cooperation with the local government unit of San Carlos through its City Tourism Office, held its 1st Mayor Rene Y. Gustilo Speed Close Quarter Battle Airsoft Tournament ‐ Operation Gyera sa Paseo on


San Carlos Negros FC wins men’s football title

The San Carlos City Negros FC was hailed champion among the six teams that competed during the Charter Day Invitational Football Men’s Open Category facilitated by the San Carlos City Football Club, in coordination with the City Sports Office, on


Governor’s Cup junior tennis tourney held

The Eugenio “Bong” V. Lacson Governor’s Cup Tennis Juniors, in coordination with Cebuana Lhuillier, was held in San Carlos City, facilitated by the City Sports Office on June 27-July 2, at the Hard Court SACATA Tennis. At least 150 players


Cadiz motocross competition winners awarded

The 1st Mayor Salvador G. Escalante Jr. Invitational Motocross Competition 2022 was held at the Cadiz City reclamation area on July 2 and 3 as part of the city’s 55th Charter Day celebration. The event was organized by SK Federation


LGBTQ basketball wows Pulupandan

BY EDU PILLORA / YCC The Municipality of Pulupandan PRIDE Group, with the support of Mayor Miguel Peña, successfully culminated their Pride Month celebration with a 2022 Gay Basketball League tournament on Saturday, July 2.  The Red Team stood out


Sipalay holds 2nd game fishing tourney

To boost tourism attractions through sports activities and species identification, the Tourism Office of the City of Sipalay held its 2nd Game Fishing Tournament on June 24 to 26. This event was in partnership with the Sipalay City Anglers Club


Table tennis tourney winners awarded

The San Carlos City Table Tennis Club (SCCTTC) in coordination with the City Sports Office awarded the 62nd Charter Day Table Tennis Tournament winners on June 26. The tournament winners were:  U12 Boys champion was Hammet Baynosa, 1st runner-up –


More than 100 join off-road triathlon

The local government of San Carlos City through the San Carlos Association of Mountain Bikers (SCAMB) held their fifth off-road triathlon which started at Park Marina in the city on June 26. A total of 110 triathletes from Luzon, Visayas,

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Court finds ex-SRA chief guilty of indirect contempt

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Former Sugar Regulatory Administrator Hermenegildo Serafica was found guilty of indirect contempt by Himamaylan Regional Trial Court Branch 55 Judge Walter Zorilla for the issuance of SRA Memorandum Circular No. 11, series of 2021-2022, in violation

Beermen plant trees to mark anniversary

Employees of San Miguel Brewery marked the 32nd anniversary of its Bacolod plant with a tree-planting activity in Barangay Estefania, Bacolod City. According to a press release, the activity also coincided with the 132nd anniversary of the plant’s parent company,

Consumer groups press Ceneco secession from NEA

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Leaders of consumers’ groups in Negros have agreed to issue a “Declaration of Secession from National Electrification Administration (NEA) Supervision and for Ceneco to register with the Cooperative Development (CDA).” Power Watch Negros Advocates secretary general

Mobile game to encourage sustainable practices

In line with its commitments to climate action, Globe Telecom launched Climate Champions, a new mobile game that aims to encourage the company’s millions of customers to make sustainable choices in their consumption of goods and services. As a leader

61 water refilling stations closed

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez has ordered the closure of 61 water refilling stations in Bacolod City for operating without sanitary and business permits. Of the 142 water refilling stations in Bacolod City inspected by the Environmental

VKFLI donates 2,000 sqm lot to Victorias City

The Victorias Kaayong Lawas Foundation Inc. (VKLFI) donated the 2,000 square meter lot and building of the Immaculate Conception Health Center to the city government of Victorias in Negros Occidental. Mayor Javier Miguel Benitez and VKFLI officers and board of