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Pangasinan cyclists are the best, then and now(Second of two series) By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. ASIDE from our 21 national Tour champions who brought 27 individual crowns to our province and 12 runner-up plums won by our local cyclists which I mentioned here last week, our cycling-crazy province also holds other numerous distinctions in […]

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Beauty contestants are athletes, too! By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. NOT so many people know that beauty contestants who join any kind of beauty pageant purposely shape their curvaceous figures by involving themselves in physical activities, particularly in sports like zumba, aerobics, running, bicycling, dancing, skating, taekwondo, karate, to name some. Let’s take the case […]

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3rd Governor’s Cup cagefest kicks off By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. ORIGINALLY scheduled last October, the much-awaited third season of the annual Governor’s CupInter-Town/City Basketball Tournament finally kicked off last December 8 at Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Center in Lingayen. Like the first two edition sof the very successful league, I was there for […]

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Helluva fights in Cebu City By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   INSPIRED by the statement of their promoter ALA Promotions top honcho Michael Aldeguer that they will be given a crack at a world title fight if they win impressively, Jeo “Santino” Santisima, Kevin Jake “KJ” Cataraja and Prince Albert Pagara fought like growling tigers […]

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Watch out for more cycling races By Jesus A. Garcia, Jr.   ONE of the effective ways to develop the skills of athletes in any kind of sport is to hold tune-up games before they enter the big battle, purposely to assess their improvement after their intensive training period. That’s what I did during my […]

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Manaoag five hungry for the title By Jesus A. Garcia, Jr.   TWO years in-a-row, the Manaoag five failed to reach the last step to reach the apex and grab the crown they have been longing for since they joined the Governor’s Cup Inter-Town/City Basketball Tournament.  The luckless Manaoag team only landed second twice. Now […]

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Lakers’ precarious situation By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. THE Los Angeles Lakers failed to enter the NBA’s playoffs last season and I believe it was due to the retirement of their injured point-guard player, the superstar Kobe Bryant. Records say, Kobe, who stayed with the LA Lakers for 19 consecutive years, was a big factor […]

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Gone but not forgotten By Jesus. A. Garcia Jr.   ALL Saints Day and All Souls Day (November 1 and 2) this year came and gone.  And as tradition and our religious practice taught us, , we visited again the graves of our departed loved ones, especially our parents though they were never far from […]

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