Sports

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Premier Volley On Tour

One of the biggest sports that are rooted by the Bacolod today is Volleyball – it has gathered much attention and has drew thousands that went to see their hard court idols. This time homegrown Bea Tan along with the marketing and promotions of the Premier Volleyball Tour, Charo Soriano brings the game to Bacolod on October 18, 2017 at the La Salle Coliseum.


Charo Soriano and Bea Tan with Christian Fernandez of La Salle during the promotional pressconfab for the Premier Volleyball League Tour.* (Owen Segovia Bayog/NDB photo)

GM Short, NM Roque Lead Negros Int’l Open Chess in Round Opener

Grandmaster Nigel Short (2698) and National Master Merben Roque (2309) defeated their respective opponents in the opening round to lead the 2017 Negros International Open Chess Championship at the Osbron Hall in Ikthus, Mandalagan, Bacolod City on Wednesday.


GM Nigel Short (left) and Antonio Ivan Aguirre during the ceremonial move of the 2017 Negros International Open Chess Championship, while Mr Dante Albao look on.* (contributed photo)

Organic Solutions, Sweet Crystals Prevail Against Foes

The Organic Solutions and Sweet Crystals Sugar won over its separate foes in the ongoing 2nd Conference Fil-Sino Asian Countertrade Inc. Inter-Color Basketball Tournament Monday at Po Hang Gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School.

Organic Solutions defeated Basecom 69-63 and Sweet Crystals Sugar prevailed over JSY Countertrade, 78-72.

Organic Solutions erected to 60-42 from a 36-32 halftime lead behind the trio of Julius Teruel, Ronald Despi and Lito Dumdum who combined for 18 points.

Chu Lifts AACI Trading for 4th Win

Carlo Chu lifts AACI Trading to post its 4th straight victory with 31 points over Organic Solutions, 84-77, while JSY Countertrade hold off AACI Transport, 66-63, in the 2nd conference Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade Inc. Inter-Color basketball tournament at the Po Hang Gym of BTTHS.

Chu scored 15 points in the 1st quarter for AACI Trading lead, 23-9 advantage while teammate Jan Jan Young added 2 triples.

Organic Solutions Julius Teruel and Dante Ma combined for 17 points to draw closer at the break, 39-31 even as Mark Binguan had 6 points for AACI Trading.

All Set for ‘Cinco de Nobyiembre’ Marathon Relay

All is set for the “Cinco de Nobyiembre“ marathon relay on November 5, 2017 from Manapla town to the Provincial Capitol Lagoon in Bacolod City.

According to the Provincial Sports Office, there are twelve runners in each team including male and female alternates.

The original runners are four females and six males. The runners will cover the 41.99 kilometers from Manapla to Provincial Capitol Lagoon with ten relay points.