By Cedelf P. Tupas
THIS time, the Loyola Meralco Sparks proved more than equal to the challenge. Underachievers the past two seasons, the Sparks finally fulfilled their date with destiny Thursday night when they came from behind to nip Pachanga Diliman, 3-2, and capture their first United Football League Cup at a packed Emperador Stadium.
By Jasmine W. Payo
PLDT-MyDSL and TMS-Philippine Army try to arrange a title showdown when they take on separate semifinal opponents today in the Philippine Super Liga (PSL) Volleyball Grand Prix at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.
PAULINE del Rosario and Bernice Olivarez Ilas completed a pair of wire-to-wire victories in their respective divisions while Mikhaela Fortuna outsteadied Malaysian Siti Shaargi to cop the 13-14 crown and complete Team ICTSI-Philippines’ awesome sweep of the 2013 Kids World Golf Championship Malaysia in Johor on Thursday.
SAN BEDA and San Sebastian try to add a new chapter to their storied high school rivalry today when they dispute the title in the 2nd Philippine Secondary Schools Basketball Championship at SGS gym on Araneta Avenue in Quezon City.
Mizuno put in a solid 131 at Camp John Hay to double its seven-point lead over Team Sparta and all but wrap up the Fil Championship crown with one round left in the 64th San Miguel Fil-Am Men’s Invitational golf tournament here yesterday.
By Marc Anthony Reyes
The fledgling Philippine women’s handball team ran into an unforgiving Vietnam squad late Thursday and absorbed its second straight defeat, 32-10, in the Southeast Asian Championships at Ubon Sports School multipurpose arena.
By Celest R. Flores
Paul Lee blazed to a career game and towed Rain or Shine to an 86-83 nipping of San Mig Coffee Thursday night in the 2013 PLDT MyDSL PBA Philippine Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
By June Navarro
THE PHILIPPINE campaign in the 27th Southeast Asian Games in Burma (Myanmar) gets going today with the wushu bets getting the first crack at securing what officials predict would be a trickle of gold medals in the biggest sports conclave of the region.
By June Navarro
THE BURDEN of delivering the gold medals for the Philippines in the 27th Southeast Asian Games in Burma (Myanmar) falls on athletes who came up with a total of 15 victories in the previous edition held in Indonesia.
TUASON Racing School will celebrate its 15th anniversary when it stages the season finale of the 2013 TRS Raceday this weekend at Batangas Racing Circuit.
By Beth Celis
A 10-YEAR-OLD boy rooting for NLEX in the PBA D-League could not restrain himself from laughing when he read the name of the team the Road Warriors were going to play last Thursday at Blue Eagle Gym in Loyola Heights.
DE LA SALLE-Lipa clipped Holy Rosary College, 25-23, 25-22, 25-16, to annex the Southern Luzon leg crown of the Shakey’s Girls’ Volleyball League in Imus, Cavite, recently and secure the last berth in the Tournament of Champions set early next year.
JOEY Huerva boosted his stock for next year’s ICTSI Philippine Golf Tour as he topped the PGT Qualifying School in runaway fashion yesterday, closing out with a one-under 71 and beating Jun Rates and Arnold Villacencio by six at Eagle Ridge’s Norman Course in Cavite.