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by Al S. Mendoza

May 3, 2021 in General Admission

Basketball’s diamond-in-the-rough from Mangatarem

By Al S. Mendoza   I take pride in Kemark Carino being a member of the pool of players trying out for the Gilas Pilipinas basketball team. Kemark is from Mangatarem, becoming the first cager from my hometown to be drafted as a national player. Anytime, that is something to…
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April 27, 2021 in General Admission

Saso, Ancajas & Non: heroes of different shades

By Al S. Mendoza   YUKA Saso, Jerwin Ancajas and Ana Patricia Non are Filipino heroes sprouting amid the pandemic. Saso and Ancajas did their thing in sports.  Non in socio-economic sphere. Saso and Ancajas had put the country in the world map again.  Non in the nation’s consciousness. By finishing tied…
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April 19, 2021 in General Admission

Yes, this one is a killer jab

By Al S. Mendoza    A jab usually happens in boxing. It is delivered by the left hand if you are an orthodox.  Orthodox, meaning you are a right-hander. In boxing, the jab is the lightest of all punches. That’s why it usually cannot hurt the one absorbing it. It is…
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April 12, 2021 in General Admission, Opinion

Living life in Quezon City

By Al S. Mendoza     I am a resident of Quezon City for decades now. I love it here.  No reason to whine. Trees all over.  Open spaces as wide as the sky. Air still fresh and smells sweet on mornings mostly misty in the non-summer months. It’s our leaders whose…
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April 6, 2021 in General Admission, Opinion

Sports will roar on amid the pandemic

By Al S. Mendoza   THE Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) may yet be moved again from its April 18 opening to possibly early May. No worries.  The PBA’s fate will always be dependent on health protocols in Metro Manila and its environs. With the ECQ (Enhanced Community Quarantine) in full force…
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