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  • Beach volleyball sa BAYBAY on april 25-26.

    A summer sports spectacle.

    Brought to us by Mayor Edward S. Hagedorn, Vice Mayor Cecil Bayron and the City Council.

    Watch the thrill of this competition.

  • The City Government of Puerto Princesa thru Hon. Mayor Edward S. Hagedorn, Vice Mayor Lucilo R. Bayron and the City Councilors hold by gracing the 4th Pangalipay sa Baybay held annually in barangay San Isidro every last week of April.

  • Region VI’s golden lady Maika de Oro broke the meet’s 32.45 meters record of Central Visayas’ Nina Marie Lumapaz in 2000 in the discus throw, girls – secondary category by 0.17 meter farther to win the gold.

  • Twelve-year-old Venjay Lacondazo of Region I bested 33 other contenders to snatch the gold in the finals of the Long Jump competition, Elementary Boys Division at RVM Sports Complex, April 22.

  • Aries Camporondo of the Cotabato Region failed to even equal the meet record of 36.12 but he still managed to snatch the gold in the discus throw, elementary boy’s division Western Visayas Region’s Richee Joy Cabanyog and Gilbert Dave Pamplona who registered 28.75 meters and 26.97m finished second and third respectively.

  • It must have been the searing weather why Central Luzon’s Michael Calayo was not able to neither surpass nor equal the current record of 7.15 meters during the STRAA in 2002. But Calayo’s leap of 6.98 meters enabled him to grab the championship in the long jump event, secondary boys division of the 2008 Palarong Pambansa at the Ramon V. Mitra Sports Complex, April 22.

  • Regions VIII and VII garnered their first victories as their candidates won the Mr. and Ms. Palarong Pambansa 2008 titles, respectively, in a pageant held at the Puerto Princesa City Coliseum, April 20.

  • Education Secretary Jesli Lapus Sunday reiterated the value of the Palaro in the development of a holistic person as Mayor Edward Hagedorn of Puerto Princesa said that the Palaro, is the ‘adrenalin’ that further spurs the engine of growth of the city.

  • Western Visayas claimed the first gold medal at stake in Palaro 2008 when 18-year-old Sharmaine Joy Bucaling ruled the secondary girls’ javelin throw Monday morning. Bucaling, a native of Dingle, Iloilo, registered a 33.95-m effort to edge Richelda Pepito of the host region with her 32.09 throw and Jancell Candelaria of Bicol (31.86).

  • NCR’s elementary tankers Fahad Alkhaldi and Denice Veronica Hong snared two golds each to spearhead NCR’s campaign in swimming, where the Big City bets also established two new meet marks.


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