UV sports officials remember Gullas: ‘He was like a father to us’

Glendale G. Rosal 02/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Some members of the University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers mourned the passing of their former administrator, Jose “Dodong” Gullas. Gullas passed away at the age of 87 on Thursday, February 25, 2021.  Read:…

Cesafi players, coaches saddened by Kobe Bryant’s death 

Brian J. Ochoa, Immae Lachica, Mars G. Alison 01/27/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—More and more basketball personalities from Cebu are reacting to the sudden demise of basketball legend Kobe Bryant. Bryant, considered among the greatest basketball players of all time and a five-time NBA champion with the…

IN PHOTOS: Sinulog Grand Parade, Ritual Showdown

Gerard Vincent Francisco, Raul Constantine Tabanao 01/20/2020

Cebu City, Philippines–It’s a wrap for the Sinulog Festival 2020! Did you miss the celebration? Don’t worry, we’ve put together a photo gallery for you to relive the celebration of the feast of the Señor Santo Niño…

UV coach says mental toughness needed to overcome twice-to-win disadvantage against UC

Immae Lachica 11/13/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Needing to win twice against University of Cebu (UC) to advance to the finals of the Cesafi men’s basketball tournament, the University of the Visayas (UV) seem ready for the battle to defend the Cesafi…

UV faces another championship rival in bid for top spot

Immae Lachica, Mars G. Alison 09/26/2019

Games Thursday September 26, 2019 (Cebu Coliseum) 5:15 p.m. – USC vs DBTC (High School) 6:45 p.m. – SWU vs UV (College) CEBU CITY, Philippines—Two days after a rematch against its opponent in last year’s finals, the…

Green Lancers eye fourth straight title as Cesafi 2019 opens on Saturday

Jonas N. Panerio 08/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers — the most successful team the league has ever seen with 13 collegiate titles on its mantle — is eyeing another championship in this year’s…

UV coach to team: Time to prove worth

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 07/29/2019

Cebu City, Philippines–With the University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers losing their last two games of the elimination round, multi-titled head coach Gary Cortes recognized this as the ideal opportunity to remind this group to “build…

Return of veteran Soliva gives UV needed leadership

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 07/01/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—The three-time defending champions University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers will be getting a much needed shot of veteran leadership as they welcome back former Mythical Five forward Monic Soliva to their fold. Soliva’s…

2019 Cesafi Partner’s Cup to start June 1

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 05/17/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Cesafi teams will finally get to see if the teams they have assembled for the new season are up to par as they compete in the 2019 Cesafi Partner’s Cup, which is slated to kick…

Mandaue fights back to stay alive in Governor’s Cup finals

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 05/10/2019

Mandaue City, Cebu—There is some magic left in Mandaue City after all. Down 14 points at halftime and their season on the line, the Mandaue City Ballers summoned all their might and came up with a scintillating…

GALLERY: Images from Mandaue City’s Game 2 victory in the Governor’s Cup Finals

Brian J. Ochoa 05/10/2019

Mandaue City, Cebu—The Mandaue City Ballers pulled off an amazing comeback in the second half to defeat the reigning champions Talisay City Aquastars, 94-76, in Game 2 of the 2019 Governor’s Cup basketball tournament on Thursday, May…

Suspended Mandaue Baller defends self: ‘It wasn’t me’

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 05/02/2019

Cebu City, Philippines —Mandaue City Ballers’ star forward Kenneth Brillo maintains he is innocent of the unsportsmanlike foul call levied on him by referees during the waning moments of his team’s 98-64 win over the Minglanilla Archangels…

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