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‘Wild Card’ slot for semis non-qualifiers By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. UNLIKE the first edition of the Governor’s Cup Pangasinan Inter-Town/City Basketball Tournament that allowed  only the top four in each Conference (Central, Northern, Western, Eastern) to qualify in the league’s  quarterfinals, the format of the second season’s tilt in the qualifying round was expanded […]

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Magsayo, my next boxing hero By Jesus A. Garcia I MISSED the Magsayo – Hayashi World Boxing Organization (WBO) international featherweight championship fight held last November 25 in Tagbilaran City, Bohol because of my commitment to direct the Le Tour de Norte’s qualifying race supposed to be held on the same date. Unfortunately, the bikefest […]

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How Manaoag 5 won the hard way By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. THE second edition of the Governor’s Cup Inter-Town/City Basketball Tournament reeled off last November 18 at Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Center (NRSCC) in Lingayen. As expected, a huge throng attended the opening rite with provincial and municipal officials led by our province’s […]

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Taking a break in Taiwan   By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. ZHONGLI, TAOYUAN – After my last trip to Singapore five months ago, I took a brief break anew and chose this booming, beautiful and colorful country called Taiwan. Unlike my first visit here in 1980, I was amazed by the progress it had achieved […]

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How the PANELCO quintet won   By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. THE Pangasinan Electric Cooperative (PANELCO) cage squad landed fourth in the quarterfinals to notch the last slot for the semis in the First Pangasinan Inter-Agency Basketball Tournament organized By Gov. Amado I. Espino lll. The west Pangasinan-based PANELCO despite being the underdog in the […]

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DPWH five slip into semis   By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. THE unheralded Department of Public Work and Highways (DPWH) cage squad lost its first two games in the quarterfinals of the First Pangasinan Inter-Agency Basketball Tournament. The first one was against the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), 86-71, and the second was versus frontrunner […]

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Pangasinan’s formidable quintet   By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. AFTER the very successful staging of the First Pangasinan Inter-Towns/Cities Basketball Tournament   that was participated by 35 towns and three cities of our province, Governor Amado “Pogi” Espino, lll and the Pangasinan Sports Development and Management Council led by Modesto Operania immediately organized a formidable Pangasinan […]

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13 P’sinan cyclists in 2018 Ronda bikefest   By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. THE 2018 Ronda Pilipinas multi-stage bikathon qualifying race on September 30 saw the participation of almost 300 cyclists from all over the country in the 183-kilometer road saga that started and finished in Tarlac City. I was not there but I was […]

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