Sports

Pinoy Dota 2 Players Beat Team OG, Win US$500,000+ Prize Money

Make some noise die-hard Dota 2 gamers! The moment has come, and we finally have a Dota 2 team that we can be proud of, and that’s none other than Team TNC, composed of  team captain Jimmy “DeMon” Ho, Nico “Eyyou” Barcelon, Marc “Raven” Fausto, Sam “Sam_H” Hidalgo, and Carlo “Kuku” Palad. The team was among Southeast Asia’s three representatives ... Read More »

Kagay-anon Wins Bronze in SEA Games

A graduate of Xavier University High School before heading to California, USA because of a scholarship grant, Francis Casey Alcantara has made his hometown proud as he won two bronze medals in the recent Southeast Asian Games held in Singapore.   About the SEA Games The Southeast Asia Games is a multi-sport event that is held every two years. Athletes ... Read More »

Adrian Othniel Yulo – Cagayan de Oro’s Newest Chess Wunderkind

During the recently concluded 6th Carmen Fiesta Open Chess Tournament last July 5, 2015, 14-year old Adrian Othniel Yulo outplayed veteran chess players with an incredible score of 6.5 points during the seven rounds bout in the Class B division. His feat set records in the history of Class B division chess tournaments in the city. According to the tournament ... Read More »

JPW – The Power Trio of Football in Cagayan de Oro City

History tells us that football was first introduced to the country during the Spanish era in 1895 by Englishmen. The sport became so popular to the Filipinos that at the end of the year, three football clubs were established around the country. However, when the Americans occupied the country, football’s popularity was slowly overshadowed by the American sport—basketball. After years ... Read More »

The Fierce Dragonoids – Liceo U’s Dragon Boat Team

“The morning of the Dragon truth lit up the street. The tiger we were stalking walked on paper feet.” -Excerpt from “The Morning of the Dragon” for the musical, Miss Saigon When people want to try something different, there are many risks involved and people have to be ready to take the challenge of what’s ahead of them. It may ... Read More »

Game of the Generals – A Tactical Filipino Board Game

You’ve probably heard of the Battleships board game where people have to guess the exact location of their opponent’s ships and sink them. In the Philippines, there’s a popular board game which is sort of similar to a game of chess—this is none other than Game of the Generals. About the Game The Game of the Generals is a tactical ... Read More »

Lhuillier sees Davis Cup win vs Sri Lanka

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MANILA, Philippines – Philippine sports patron and businessman Jean Henri Lhuillier is optimistic of the Philippines’ chances of repeating last year’s win as the country hosts Sri Lanka for the First Round of Asia/Oceania Zone Group II of the Davis Cup March 6-8. “All of our players are at the peak of their careers. Treat and Ruben are playing very ... Read More »