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Former CEC cager inks maximum rookie contract

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FORMER CEBU Eastern College (CEC) stud Raymar Jose got a contract that he was praying for as he signed the three-year maximum rookie contract worth an estimated P8.5 million on Monday. After a brief impasse with Blackwater initially offering just a one-year deal to this year’s third pick in the PBA Draft, the two sides […]

Posted: November 14th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Clarkson scores 25, leads Lakers to victory over Suns

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Phoenix — Lonzo Ball could only watch from the bench as the Los Angeles Lakers pulled away late to beat the Phoenix Suns. Jordan Clarkson was just playing too well to come off the court. Clarkson scored a season-high 25 points in 26 minutes, and the Lakers beat the Suns 100-93 on Monday night. “I […]

Posted: November 14th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Recoletos Pilipinas nips USJ-R cleaners

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Defending champions Recoletos Pilipinas escaped the University of San Jose – Recoletos (USJ-R) Cleaners, 95-93, in the 12th Recoletos de Cebu Basketball League (RCBL) at the USJ-R main campus quadrangle on Friday afternoon. Father John Paul Tanquis scored 21 points for RP while reigning MVP Ranel Embalzado had 19 markers. Marlon Piano led the Cleaners […]

Posted: October 27th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Fajardo is 4-time MVP; Pogoy bags rookie title

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Cebuano June Mar Fajardo scooped up a fourth straight MVP award on Friday night, and, at just 27 years old and after just five seasons, the gentle giant is expected to break more individual accolades in the PBA in the years to come. But, in moving forward and as he prepares for the next season […]

Posted: October 20th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Samsam Gullas on UV’s golden double: It’s the perfect ending

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UNIVERSITY of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers team manager Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas called his squad’s “golden double” this Cesafi season a “perfect ending.” It was a tremendous feat that had been 10 years in the making, said the youthful representative of Cebu’s First District. The last time the Lancers celebrated a double championship, current […]

Posted: October 15th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Defense wins championships, take it from the Green Lancers

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UV shuts down UC’s Elombi, secures Cesafi men’s basketball title anew Putting a premium on defense, the University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers captured their second straight championship in the men’s division with a hard-fought, 69-56, victory over the University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters in the deciding Game 3 of the 17th Cesafi basketball […]

Posted: October 15th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

UV OR UC? Deciding Game 3 of Cesafi men’s basketball finals set today

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  One team kept their composure while the other did not. That was the story of Game Two. Come Game Three today at the Cebu Coliseum, the coaches of the defending titleholder University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers and upstart University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters assert that the coveted championship will boil down to […]

Posted: October 14th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Key to winning Game 2 is staying sharp, says Cone

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AFTER 30 previous appearances in a title series, Barangay Ginebra coach Tim Cone is not one to get carried away despite an impressive conquest of the enemy. “You take everything with a grain of salt,” Cone said after a 102-87 ripping of Meralco in Lucena on Friday, which he said would not necessarily be what […]

Posted: October 14th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

UV completes sweep of Ateneo de Cebu, bags Cesafi juniors crown

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The University of the Visayas (UV) Baby Lancers defeated the Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu Magis Eagles, 72-67, in Game 2 to sweep the finals series and become the new champions in the high school division of the 17th Cesafi basketball tournament Thursday night at the Cebu Coliseum. The win also completed a clean sweep […]

Posted: October 12th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

UV alumni teams nip opponents

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THE ALUMNI squads of the University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers had a successful Saturday as they swept their games in the Cebu Amateur Athletic Association Basketball Alumni Association (CBAA) Flashback basketball tournament at the University of San Carlos gym. UV’s 45-under squad trounced the Dondon Hontiveros-powered UC/CCC Alumni squad, 81-76. Aldrin Ocanada, Jojo […]

Posted: October 8th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »