CDO to host 1st leg of Gilas Pilipinas vs PBA All-Stars on April 26

original photo from www.playph.com Basketball fans in Cagayan de Oro and nearby areas are in for a treat as the country’s best professional players will converge in the city for the first leg of the mid-season sporting event as the country’s national team Gilas Pilipinas battles a PBA All-Star Mindanao selection on April 26, 2017.

Little chess wonder from CDO to represent country in World School Chess Championships

Ruelle “Tawing” Canino of Cagayan de Oro City has been named to be part of the Philippine team which will compete in the 2017 World Schools Chess Championships set April 21 to May 1 in Romania.

CDO boys Nambatac, Salado shine as Racal stays unbeaten in PBA D-League; Tayongtong scores 39 in losing effort

photos from PBA D-League Rey Nambatac scored 16 points while fellow Cagayan de Oro native Kent Salado added 15 as Racal Tile Masters stayed unbeaten with an 84-80 victory over Tanduay today, February 14 in the ongoing 2017 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.

Young ballers from Corpus Christi, XU, MOGCHS, City Central School make it to Jr. NBA Manila

photo from Jr NBA Asia Seven boys and five girls comprise the twelve young aspiring basketball players who have been chosen to represent Mindanao to the Jr. NBA Philippines National Training Camp set May 12-14 in Manila.

Young Fil-Am jin from Tagoloan making waves in US tourneys

Elizann Emata Blank, a 13-year old taekwondo jin who traces her roots in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental could be one medal hope for the Philippines in the future. This after the youngster has been making strides in several tournaments in the United States bagging gold medals after another.

CDO’s Mailim named to 24-man Batang Gilas pool for SEABA U16

photo by Jeffy Mailim Cagayan de Oro’s Jeffrey Mailim has just been named in the 24-man Batang Gilas pool for the SEABA U16 tournament set in April this year.

CDO’s Alcantara now ranked country’s top singles player

Cagayan de Oro pride Francis Casey Alcantara is now ranked 875th in the world becoming the Philippines’ top tennis player based on the latest rankings by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) for the 2017 tennis season.

Jalalon named to 24-man Gilas pool

photo from Star Hotshots Kagay-anon Jio Jalalon has just been named to the 24-man pool for Gilas Pilipinas, the country’s national basketball team. This was revealed during the much-awaited announcement last night at Philsports Arena in Pasig.

Jr NBA training goes to Cagayan de Oro Feb 11-12

image from Jr NBA Jr. NBA Philippines presented by Alaska, the NBA Philippines’ youth basketball participation program, will be coming to Cagayan de Oro City for a Regional Selection Camp on February 11-12, 2017 set at Xavier University Gym.

Jalalon named in collegiate ‘Mythical 5’

photo by PBA Images Cagayan de Oro’s Jiovani Jalalon has earned another feather in his cap after being included in the Mighty Sports Collegiate Mythical Five.

Grieving Cawaling leads Alab Pilipinas over Westports Malaysia Dragons

photo from Asean Basketball League Facebook page JR Cawaling, whose brother passed away a day before the game, came off the bench to score 11 points including 3 of 7 from long distance to lead Alab Pilipinas over the defending ABL champions Westsports Malaysia Dragons, 65-54 in Cyberjaya, Malaysia.

Paniamogan’s career game leads Mahindra past Meralco

Cagayan de Oro’s Philip Paniamogan had a career game last night coming off the bench to score a career high 25 points including 7-of-9 from beyond the arc leading the Mahindra Floodbusters over the reeling Meralco Bolts, 105-92, for their second straight win in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup.