ON Good Friday, Baguio City recorded its first case of COVID-19 in almost two weeks.Mayor Benjie Magalong immediately moved to lock down the barangays of Upper and Lower Dagsian, Hillside, and Scout Barrio, reported CNN Philippines. The city is now ...
Apr 16, 2020
AT AN Easter Sunday media briefing, the National Action Plan's chief implementer Carlito Galvez commended the local governments of various cities for effective implementation of the enhanced community quarantine."[N]agsilbing ehemplo ang mga LGUs ng Manila, Valenzuela, Marikina, Pasig, Baguio, ...
Apr 12, 2020
THIS morning, ABS-CBN posted a story from the wires about a Nazarene procession in the South American nation of Venezuela.To accompany the photo taken by Reuters' Manaure Quintero, ABS-CBN explained: "Sa bansang Venezuela, tuloy ang prusisyon ng Nazarene of ...
Apr 9, 2020
PATRICK Cabahug and Darrell Menina are beefing up Valenzuela's roster for the next season of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL)."Mataas yung expectations ko sa kanila," said Val City team manager Jhon Santos of his recent acquisitions.Cabahug, a ...
Apr 7, 2020
IF YOU'RE closely following how Metro Manila LGUs have been responding to the enhanced community quarantine brought about by COVID-19, then you probably know that there have been several mayors who have raised the bar when it comes to ...
Mar 29, 2020
DESPITE the fate Gilas Pilipinas suffered in the last FIBA World Cup, the national team was still accorded the appreciation it deserved in the form of a giant mural in Valenzuela City.The colorful painting shows the present and former team captains ...
Sep 13, 2019
FORMER PBA star Gerry Esplana said differences with Valenzuela management prompted him to resign as Classic coach in the MPBL.The former PBA Rookie of the Year and many-time member of champion teams said he realized he and management had different ...
Jul 29, 2019
VALENZUELA continued its remarkable run in the MPBL Lakan Season on Thursday night as the Classic added the Cebu Sharks to their list of victims following a 69-66 triumph at the Blue Eagle Gym in Ateneo.Jaymar Gimpayan stepped up big ...
Jul 12, 2019
By: Justin ValenciaVALENZUELA relied on its steady free-throw shooting to hold off Nueva Ecija in overtime, 119-116, on Wednesday in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Lakan Cup at the San Andres Sports Complex.Jaymar Gimpayan and Chris de Chavez ...
Jul 5, 2019
THE Valenzuela Classic staged a grand comeback while the Basilan Steel showed defensive might in overtime victories in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Lakan Season at Valenzuela City Astrodome on Wednesday.Trailing by 13 points with 3:22 left and by ...
Jun 27, 2019
QUEZON City eliminated Manila-INGCO to reach the North Division Finals while Valenzuela-San Marino hung tough over Caloocan-Gerry's Grill to stay alive in Metro League Reinforced (Second) Conference semifinal action at the Caloocan Sports Complex.Led by the troika ...
Jun 9, 2019
GERRY Esplana has been tasked to lead the rebranded Valenzuela SPVTOP Marketplace to a new era as he takes over the head coaching position in time for the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Lakandula Cup.The 1990 PBA Rookie of the Year, ...
Jun 1, 2019
PATEROS, Valenzuela and Manila scored big opening-day wins in the Metro League Open on Sunday at the Caloocan Sports Complex.Isang Pateros surprised ParaƱaque 78-70, Valenzuela subdued host Caloocan, 95-85, while Manila defeated Marikina, 90-82.The All- ...
Oct 1, 2018
NBA
THIS is nowhere near Boston, yet you'd feel like you're in the Celtics' fabled old Garden homecourt the moment you walked inside the confines of this community gym in a remote barangay in Valenzuela.There's ...
Jul 9, 2018
PARA?'AQUE used a methodical attack to open its campaign in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) with a win following a 76-73 squeaker past Valenzuela on Wednesday at the Angeles University Foundation Gymnasium in Pampanga. Mac Montilla came off the ...
Jun 20, 2018
EXPANSION team San Juan and last season's semifinalist Valenzuela outplayed their respective rivals on Wednesday night and showed their readiness for the second season of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL).Led by PBA veterans Mac Cardona and John Wilson, ...
May 31, 2018
WHO says an avid Michael Jordan fan can't own a Boston Celtics jersey?Well, the 'Spiderman' Arwind Santos does.The 36-year-old San Miguel Beer star was clad in green and white on Thursday during the PBA Homecourt as he ...
May 4, 2018
PBA
MAGNOLIA deputy Johnny Abarrientos found himself back in his 'second home' on Thursday."Dito ako madalas maglaro nun. Hugot-hugot sa mga liga," recalled the cage great as he set foot in Barangay Bagbaguin, Valenzuela for the latest edition of the ...
May 3, 2018
FORMER PBA players Val Acuna and Lester Alvarez sparked an early Batangas run as the Athletics outlasted the Chris Gavina-mentored Valenzuela Classic, 73-65, in the MPBL Anta Rajah Cup on Saturday at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex.While the Batangas supporters ...
Jan 28, 2018
YOU can't put a good basketball coach down.Just three weeks since stepping down as KIA mentor in the PBA, Chris Gavina found himself back doing what he loves best after being tap to handle Valenzuela in the inaugural season of ...
Jan 22, 2018
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