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Dumaguete City, PhilippinesMonday, August 27, 2012

Button PHL upsets USA , wins Jones Cup title
Button Former PBA stars inspire local folk
Button Top 3 teams dispute final slots in bowlfest
Button Vital Run II set Sept. 2
NOPSSCEA cagefest starts Aug. 31

PHL upsets USA ,
wins Jones Cup title

MANILA – The Philippines-Smart Gilas came from behind to upset taller USA five, 76-75, to win the 34th Jones Cup basketball championship yesterday in Taipei .

Small but terrible LA Tenorio spearheaded the Filipinos' huge rally from a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter where he scored 11 of his 20 points.

The Americans opened the game with a 6-0 lead and went to the dugout for a halftime break with 34-23 lead despite Jeff Chan's triple.

Former PBA stars
inspire local folk

Former Philippine Basketball Association superstars Ronnie Magsanoc, Benjie Paras, and Jerry Codiñera were in Brgy. Taloc, Bago City yesterday to lead the unveiling of the “Court of Inspiration” constructed by local folk in partnership with a corporate sponsor.

The three PBA legends also played a three-on-three game with the selected players in the area in the newly-constructed half court facility.

Magsanoc, now assistant coach to the Meralco Bolts in the PBA and head coach of the San Beda Red Lions in the NCAA, said he accepted the invitation to be part of the “Court of Inspiration” project of Alaxan FR as he sees it as an opportunity to motivate young players to achieve their dream.

Top 3 teams dispute
final slots in bowlfest

The quarterfinal round of the 19 th Sharp Friendship Cup Open Trio Bowling Tournament starts tonight at the New Top's Millennium Plaza Alley in Bacolod City .

Three teams in the Class A, non-rated and women's department hope to advance to the finals and play in the championship set on August 31.

In Class A, competing in today's round are No.3 seed NPBC/RJ Stars of Steve Po, Mulo Car Aircon Services headed by Romulo Ramos, and Davies “C” anchored by Romel Jover in Class A.

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