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UV wins CYBL U15 championship
by Rico Navarro - July 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Two for two is the University of the Visayas after winning the Under 15 division championship of the CYBL Summer League over the weekend via a 55-43 win over Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu at the Sacred Heart...
SWU-Phinma, Batang Mandaragat make CYBL semis
by Rico Navarro - July 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Southwestern University-PHINMA and Batang Mandaragat are on to the final four of the Under 18 division of the CYBL Summer League 2019 after overcoming their respective foes in the quarterfinals. The Baby Cobras outhustled...
UV claims under-12 title in CYBL Summer League
by Rico Navarro - July 14, 2019 - 12:00am
The University of the Visayas strikes again! UV humbled SHS-Ateneo de Cebu, 73-16, to take the Under 12 division title of the CYBL Summer league yesterday at the SHS-Ateneo Mango Campus gym.
‘Make us proud, go extra MILE’
by Rico Navarro - July 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc. President Engr. Bernard Nicolas Villamor of the Cebu Insititute of Technology-University called on all coaches, tournament managers and officials to serve as role models for...
CYBL Summer League 2019 gets underway
by Rico Navarro - July 6, 2019 - 12:00am
The cast is set for the playoffs of the CYBL Summer League 2019; and the usual suspects are in the hunt for a championship anew.
Carmen wins Durano Cup
by Rico Navarro - May 22, 2019 - 12:00am
After almost a decade of waiting, Carmen is finally a champion at the 9th Cong. Red Durano Cup Under 18 Basketball Tournament after toppling San Francisco, 65-48, over the weekend at the Danao City Civic Center...
Milo Basketball opens to 5 year olds
by Rico Navarro - May 2, 2019 - 12:00am
The Milo basketball clinic of the BEST Center opens it doors to five year olds as it puts up an additional class for the Preparatory Level which is designed for students between the ages of five and eight years old....
NBA Playoffs
by Rico Navarro - April 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Fasten your seat belts basketball fans! It’s time for take off.
Hong Kong stuns Alab
by Rico Navarro - March 31, 2019 - 12:00am
In a chilling turn of events, Hong Kong Eastern stunned San Miguel Alab Pilipinas, 90-88, in Game 1 of the quarterfinals of the ASEAN Basketball League playoffs at the Hoops Dome Friday night.
Alab begins title defense tonight
by Rico Navarro - March 29, 2019 - 12:00am
San Miguel Alab Pilipinas’s quest to defend its Asean Basketball League championship starts tonight when as it faces Hong Kong Eastern at the Hoops Dome in Lapu-Lapu City.
9th Durano Cup:Danao, San Francisco start hot
by Rico Navarro - March 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Defending champion Danao and last year’s runner-up San Francisco look like they mean business in snaring the top two spots anew as they each scored two straight wins at the 9th Cong. Red Durano Cup basketball...
9th Cong. Red Durano Cup kicks off
by Rico Navarro - March 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The ninth edition of the Cong. Red Durano Cup basketball tournament kicks off tomorrow at the Danao City Civic Center with a heavy triple-header scheduled. The annual tournament is for the municipalities of the fifth...
by Rico Navarro - March 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Allow me to take time out from the usual and write about one of our personal baby projects (with the permission from my sports editors Manny and Lemuel).
CYBL hoopfest enters playoffs stage
by Rico Navarro - March 6, 2019 - 12:00am
With a record-high 154 teams, the Cebu Youth Basketball League–CYBL’s Third Conference enters the knockout stages to wrap up the schoolyear-ending tournament of the 12-year-old league.
What a journey to the FIBA World Cup
by Rico Navarro - March 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Why is the Philippines so fond of thrilling and suspense-filled endings? Why do we always wait for the last minutes of the game to make it through?
Next: Alab home game in the playoffs
by Rico Navarro - February 10, 2019 - 12:00am
It was another big home game for San Miguel Alab Pilipinas in Cebu last Sunday.
Alab routs Saigon Heat in ABL
by Rico Navarro - February 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Another Cebu home game. Another dominating win for San Miguel Alab Pilipinas in the ASEAN Basketball League: 111-87 over Saigon Heat at the Hoops Dome Sunday night before another sell-out crowd.
Alab guns for 10th home win
by Rico Navarro - February 3, 2019 - 12:00am
San Miguel Alab Pilipinas goes for its tenth straight win on home soil today when it faces Sagion Heat in the ASEAN Basketball League at the Hoops Dome tonight at 7 p.m.
Donnie Nietes: A GOAT
by Rico Navarro - January 20, 2019 - 12:00am
He has now won four world championships in four weight divisions. He has broken the record for being the longest-reigning Filipino world champion, eclipsing the record of the great Gabriel “Flash” Elorde....
Mission accomplished for SMS at Chooks-to-Go SBP 3X3 event
by Rico Navarro - January 15, 2019 - 12:00am
What a weekend it was indeed for Cebu cagedom. Check that. Make that Philippine basketball, the 3X3 sector to be exact.
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