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Billiards, tchoukball, volleyball, football to open MassKaralympics

Billiards, tchoukball, volleyball, football to open MassKaralympics

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Billiards' world champhion, Efren "Bata" Reyes is among the bigwigs joining the 1st Mayor Albee Benitez Bacolod City Masskara Festival 2022 10-Ball Open Billiard Tournament at the SM City Bacolod North Atrium Ground, October 2 to 6.* Four sporting events are expected to be crowd-drawers in the first week of the 43rd Bacolod MassKara Festival. Dubbed “MassKaralympics,” Festival Director Pinky Ocampo said “the billiards, tchoukball, and football matches are just a few among the numerous sports tournaments that will make this festival unique.” The legendary billiards champ Efren “Bata” Reyes is among the big names that is joining the 1st Mayor Albee Benitez Bacolod City Masskara Festival 2022 10-Ball Open Billiard Tournament this October 2-6 at the SM City Bacolod North Atrium G...

Provincial Sports Office announces upcoming inter-LGU tourneys

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It’s another fun and exciting weekend for all sports enthusiasts in Negros Occidental as the Provincial Sports Office (PSO) announces more Inter-LGU tournaments from Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2022. The line-up of events includes Abanse Negrense’s Children with Disabilities Athletics Day, Governor’s Cup Inter-LGU 3-On-3 Basketball Tournament (South Bracket B Eliminations), Governor’s Cup Football Championships (North, Central, and South Qualifying) and Abanse Negrense’s Boxing at the Park Eliminations. Spearheaded by Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose “Bong” Lacson and PSO Head Mr. Anthony Carlo Agustin, the PSO is holding a special athletics activity dedicated to children with disabilities on Sept. 30 at 8 am in Canetown, Brgy. 19-A, Victorias City. This event is in partnership with...
Empire Sports & Entertainment to feature combat sports in MassKara Fight Festival

Empire Sports & Entertainment to feature combat sports in MassKara Fight Festival

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Empire Sports & Entertainment held a press conference at the Ayala Malls Capitol Central Activity Center on September 14, as a prelude to the 1st Mayor Albee Benitez Masskara Fight Festival to be held on October 14 at the Ayala Capitol Central Hall. Attended by various media representatives, influencers as well as sports fans, the Empire Sports & Entertainment team provides a venue where mixed martial arts athletes can showcase their abilities and their training routines, bringing the sport of mixed martial arts closer to the public. Some of the fighters to be featured in the Masskara Fight Festival are: Leo Panes - the main event and on a 2 fight winning streakRolan Servania - the boxing main event and undefeated pro boxerMario Jaga - the boxing co-main eventEduardo ...
Kiko proposes congressional medal for tennis prodigy with Negros roots

Kiko proposes congressional medal for tennis prodigy with Negros roots

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Rep. Jose Francisco "Kiko" Benitez (Neg. Occ., 3rd District) filed House Resolution No. 372 Monday, September 12, which honors tennis prodigy Alex Eala, the first Filipino to win a junior Grand Slam singles title. Eala, who traces her roots to Victorias City, Negros Occidental, through her father Mike, won the 2022 US Open, formally the United States Open Tennis Championships, Girls’ Singles event trophy, besting higher ranked Lucie Havlickova of the Czech Republic. In House Resolution No. 372, Benitez cites Eala’s success as a source of pride and inspiration for our nation in seeking the conferment of the Congressional Medal of Distinction to the 17-year-old tennis champion. “Alex’s phenomenal performance and historic victory at the US Open brings great honor and joy to our ...
Bago softball team 3rd place sa US

Bago softball team 3rd place sa US

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Nuebe anyos pa lang si Froline Manalo, nagka interes na siya sa softball. Nag sugod siya sa pag try out. Gina advisan siya ni Coach Josie Sibunga nga mag sige lang practice. Naga bulig siya sa sulod sang balay sang iya nga coach, si mama niya single mother. Manugluto man sa sulod sang balay sang isa ka pamilya. Subong katorse na si Froline, isa siya sa trese ka mga softball players sang Ramon Torres National High School nga nag tiglawas sa Asia Pacific sa 2022 Junior League siya ang center field sang team. Luyag niya nga mangin professional softball player para mabuligan ang iya iloy nga maka patindog sila sang kaugalingon ng balay. Gani ang iya iloy nga si Maricar Trinidad, proud sa iya kay naka tungtong na siya sa Estados Unidos bangud sang iya hilig sa sports. Kahapon g...
Negrense girls softball team finish 4th in World Series

Negrense girls softball team finish 4th in World Series

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The Philippines-Asia Pacific softball girls team from Negros Occidental finished fourth in the 2022 Little League Girls Softball World Series Majors Division in Greenville, North Carolina, USA, Provincial Sports Coordinator Anthony Carlo Agustin said Tuesday, August 16. The girls coming from the different towns and cities of Negros Occidental pooled as one team, bowed to the Virginia softbelles in its final game, a press release said. Twelve teams participated in the Little League Girls Softball World Series Majors Division from different part of the world. The players and their coaches thanked Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson for his support.*
Negrense young softbelles bow to Mid Atlantic girls

Negrense young softbelles bow to Mid Atlantic girls

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It was a tough Sunday afternoon for the Negrense players in their semi-finals encounter with their Mid Atlantic rival at the 2022 Little League Softball World Series in Greenville, North Carolina. Looking like a David versus Goliath challenge, indeed it was as the mid-Atlantic players were double or near triple the body size of the Negrense cuties, as some Americans describe them, a press release from the Negros Occidental Sports Office said Monday, August 15. The battle ended with an 11-0 final score in favor of the American team. The absence of the Negrense main pitcher added to the scenario as she had already played 12 innings as one rule of the Little League World Series dictates. Added to the rival's advantage was their full batting that balls went flying in full power g...
NegOcc Little League in semifinals, earn team sportsmanship award

NegOcc Little League in semifinals, earn team sportsmanship award

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Negros Occidental Little League, the Asia-Pacific Region Champion from Bacolod City, has been named the 2022 Girls with Game Team Sportsmanship Award Recipient after displaying sportsmanship both on and off the field throughout its time in Greenville, North Carolina. “On behalf of all of us at the Little League Softball World Series, we are honored to present the 2022 Girls with Game Team Sportsmanship Award to Negros Occidental Little League,” said Ashlea Nash, Little League Director of Softball Development, in a press release. “Since the moment they arrived, the players of Negros Occidental Little League have shown the excitement and sportsmanship that makes the Little League World Series experience so meaningful and have proven what it means to be Girls with Game,” Nash said....
Heroes welcome set for Bago softbelles  

Heroes welcome set for Bago softbelles  

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The Bago City Girls Junior League Softball Team *Little League Philippines photo Team Asia-Pacific represented by the Bago City Girls Junior League Softball Team won third place in the 2022 Junior League Softball World Series held in Kirkland, Washington in the United States of America, Bago Mayor Nicholas Yulo said Sunday.  Bago is beaming with pride, he said. “I personally would like to congratulate our softball girls and their coaches for their hard work, dedication, and perseverance in bringing honor not only to Bago City but to the entire nation,” he said. He thanked the parents for encouraging their children and the Filipino community in the USA for taking good care of the Bago players, which boosted their morale and fighting spirit to hit a “home run”. “Our new ...
Negrense softbelles fifth place in World Series seniors division

Negrense softbelles fifth place in World Series seniors division

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Negros Occidental Provincial Sports Coordinator Anthony Carlo Agustin with the Negros softbelles and their coaches in Delaware, USA.* The Negrense softball girls won the fifth place in the World Series Little League Softball Girls Seniors Division 2022 in Delaware, USA, on Saturday, August 6, Negros Occidental Provincial Sports Coordinator Anthony Carlo Agustin  said  Sunday. The Negros players won 6-5 against the California team to take 5th place, he said They earlier lost their bid to qualify for the quarterfinals after losing to the South East Florida Team  7-1. “We will get better next time, we are proud of them”, Agustin said of the Negros players. He said Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson even gave the players a pep talk before the game.*
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