Two members of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army -Alex Boncayao brigade (RPA-ABB) were shot dead by a hacienda watchman about 2:30 yesterday morning in Hda. Angelita in Brgy. Sag-ang, La Castellana.
Police Sr. Insp. Ruben Pajarito, the town’s PNP chief identified the victims as Joemar Torcita, 33, of Brgy. Nayon, San Enrique and Lenmar Pat, 44, of Magallon Cadre, Moises Padilla.
They sustained multiple gunshot wounds in the head and body, Pajarito disclosed.
Nestea Ice Tea awaits the winner between Crossfit Creamy Yogurt and Absolute Distilled Water for a titular showdown in Class A division of the 2014 Fil-Sino Asia Brewery Inc. Invitational Cup at Po Hang Gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School.
Nestea as No. 2 team defeated No. 3 team Synchrotek–Summit, 85-81 in their knockout semifinal match Monday.
No. 4 Crossfit Creamy Yogurt, on the other hand, forced a winner-take-all after upsetting top seed Absolute Distilled Water 108-101 in the other semifinal game. Absolute enjoys twice-to-beat edge over Crossfit.
Fernando Jose Arguelles and Toni Rose Raymundo essayed a pair of straight-set victories to run away with two titles each in the Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala regional age-group tennis circuit at the St. Michael Tennis Court in Pontevedra, Negros Occidental Monday, the press release from the organizer disclosed.
The top-seeded Arguelles, the 15-year old ace from PTA-Bacolod defeated Reyniel Marcellana twice, hacking out a tough 7-5, 6-4 win in the boys’ 16-and-under finals and cruising to a 6-1, 6-1 romps in the premier 18-and-U class.
Police authorities are eyeing a "woman" angle in the killing of a casual employee of Binalbagan town about 5:15 a.m. yesterday.
Two riding in tandem suspects approached Lored "Boyet" Pahilanga, 41, married, of Brgy. San Pedro of the town and shot him at close range hitting his right temple. He died on the spot even before he was brought to a nearby infirmary which is about ten meters away from the town plaza.
The deadline for submission of entries for this year’s Panaad sa Negros Sportsfest will be on March 25 at 5pm, according to Manuel De Oro, Provincial Sports development Officer.
The screening of entries will be on March 17 to 21, 6pm at Provincial Sports Office located at Panaad Park, De Oro added, giving them four days before the deadline.
Ricky Yanson, owner of Dynamic Construction that sponsored the age-group Dynamic Football League said the next tournament will concentrate on two categories- the Under-11 and Under-13 only.
The tournament will be played at Panaad Park and Sports Stadium.
"With this set-up, this age group football tournament will serve its purpose," he said after the successful staging of the first conference that ended Saturday.
Trainers of athletes representing Negros Occidental asked to be included in the Western Visayas contingent in the upcoming Palarong Pambansa in Laguna on May 4 to 10 this year.
This group of trainers who asked not to be identified played an important rule in molding these athletes. Barring them from joining their protégées are hardly felt between them to athletes who needs some guidance on what to do during the competition. Instead, the trainers and athletes just see each other at the track oval.
Coaches were there, but the presence of trainers differs from coaches. The trainers who at the same time do coaching jobs to their protégées is an advantage, but not all coach train athletes.
Four entries share the top honors in the 4-Cock Breeder’s Derby held at Panaad Covered Court Sunday.
The four are Fire and Ice, Dos Kumpadres Gamefarm, ETJ Team Salto, and Money Maker.
Each entry garnered 3 wins and one loss.
Fire and Ice is owned by multi-awarded gamefowl breeder Eddie Boy Ledesma and financed by Lakpue Drug, Inc., Jason Everett and Tony Yasay.
The 1st Gamefowl expo sa Negros at Panaad Park that ends Sunday was success and tow Local Government Units heads has express support of holding more in the future.
Gov. Alfredo G. Maranon, Jr., and Bacolod City Mayor Monico O. Puentevella assured their supports for the growth of and development of gamefowl breeding industry in the province.
The Negros Occidental secondary girls table tennis will represent Western Visayas in the upcoming 2014 Palarong Pambansa slated May 4 to 10 in Laguna.
The team sweeps their assignment to bag the title in the last Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association meet held in San Jose, Antique last February 9 to 13.
Dexter Delenila is coaching the team composed of current national Junior No. 1 and national Batang Pinoy champion Emy Rose Dael, Ann Gella Borbon, Mariella Mabaquiao, and Gabrielle Villanueva.