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AJ Pareja shines in national beach volleyball tryouts

AJ PAREJA is enjoying the best of both worlds – being a doctor and a beach volleyball player. During the recent national beach volleyball tryouts in Subic, the 6-foot-4 Pareja, who is also vying to become an accredited FIVB Doctor, wowed his fellow athletes with his solid performance. “I’ve known AJ since he was a […] The post AJ Pareja shines in national beach volleyball tryouts appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneMay 17th, 2021

Volleyball, beach volley get going in Subic

Coaches will put premium on skills, height and ethic in the selection of members of the national volleyball and beach volleyball teams as tryouts kick off in a bubble environment on Wednesday at the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

Kalei Mau begs off from national volleyball tryouts

The national tryouts for indoor and beach volleyball get going Wednesday in Subic with at least one marquee player not making the trip — power-hitting Filipina-Hawaiian Kalei Mau......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

Rondina, Pons lead Philippines quest for beach volleyball Olympic slots

Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons, part of the national team that snared two bronze medals in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in Subic, will spearhead the women’s squad that is also composed of Dij Rodriguez, Babylove Barbon and reserves Mer Jauculan and Gen Eslapor......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

PH beach volleyball training camp set in Ilocos Norte

The national teams for beach volleyball for men and women began training on three courts set up on the beach off Villa Del Mar Resort in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, during a visit by Philippine National Volleyball Federation president Ramon “Tats” Suzara on Saturday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 30th, 2021

PH beach volley bets to train in Pagudpud

The national men’s and women’s beach volleyball teams will start going into physical training next week under a more relaxed quarantine protocol settings in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 13th, 2021

Volleyball national pool players named

The Philippine National Volleyball Federation Inc. announced yesterday all but four women players who will comprise the national pools of volleyball and beach volley seeing action in international competitions including the Hanoi Southeast Asian Games in November......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 12th, 2021

16-member women’s volleyball training pool known 

The Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) released on Wednesday the list of national team members for its indoor and beach volleyball teams......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 12th, 2021

Volley pools may change

National Team Department chairman Tonyboy Liao said the other day the Philippine National Volleyball Federation Inc. Executive Board will meet tomorrow to discuss several issues, including the composition of the pools for women and men in the indoor and beach games.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 10th, 2021

Men& rsquo;s volley aspirants praise PH team tryouts

The men showed up almost in full force on Day 2 of the Philippine National Volleyball Federation national volleyball team tryouts at the Subic Gym bubble, each packing strong potentials that would send the coaching staff deep into the night figuring out who to pick and who not to......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

Solid turnout marks opening day of men’s national volleyball tryouts

Going all out to win the gold medal in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi in November, the men’s volleyball players showed up in the tryouts in full force at the Subic Gym Thursday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 29th, 2021

16 volleyball aspirants join Subic tryouts for PH team

The road to Hanoi started inside the Subic Gymnasium bubble on Wednesday with 16 aspirants—a mix of veterans and promising collegiate players—answering the whistle in the Philippine National Volleyball Federation tryouts for the women’s volleyball team......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 28th, 2021

Women s national volleyball tryouts begin sans other big names

The national women’s volleyball team tryouts were done Wednesday in Subic minus some of the country’s biggest stars headed by Alyssa Valdez......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 28th, 2021

Kalei joins Puerto Rico League

F2 Logistics stalwart Kalei Mau will not make it to the Philippine national volleyball team tryouts this week due to an upcoming stint for Changas de Naranjito in Puerto Rico’s Liga de Voleibol Superior Femenino......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

Valdez, Mau beg off: Stars cold on PNVF tryouts

A cloud of uncertainty hovers over the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) as it stages its three-day tryouts amid the raging coronavirus pandemic starting Wednesday in Subic. Multiple Daily Tribune sources said the federation is now in panic mode as some marquee players already begged off from joining the selection process that aims to assemble […] The post Valdez, Mau beg off: Stars cold on PNVF tryouts appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

Swab testing on for volleyball tryouts in Subic

Participants in the tryouts for the men’s and women’s national teams in Subic later this week will start undergoing RT-PCR tests starting today in a swabbing facility at the Mall of Asia Arena......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 25th, 2021

Gonzaga gives up indoor volley for beach play

Army woman Jovelyn Gonzaga wants a shot at a spot in the beach volley national squad, and she pursues it in tryouts set late this month in Subic......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2021

Valdez leads tryout cast

Philippine volleyball’s cream of the crop led by former Southeast Asian Games flag-bearer Alyssa Valdez will lead national hopefuls in tryouts slated April 28 to 30 at the Subic Tennis Courts in Zambales......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 21st, 2021

Alyssa Valdez leads Philippine volleyball s finest in national tryout lists

Philippine volleyball's cream of the crop headed by former Southeast Asian Games flag-bearer Alyssa Valdez are expected to attend the national team tryouts slated April 28 to 30 at the Subic Tennis Courts in Zambales......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 21st, 2021

Gervacio focuses on SEAG beach volleyball stint

Southeast Asian Games bronze medalist Angeline "Dzi" Gervacio has given up playing for Perlas Spikers in the PVL's historic professional debut to focus on the national beach volley team seeing action in the Hanoi Games late this year......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Behind the Scenes: The Heroes of ABS-CBN Sports

While the general public sees or hears the finished product on-air or online, most do not witness or appreciate those who worked tirelessly behind the scenes at ABS-CBN Sports. There’s an African proverb that says it takes a village to raise a child. Well, it took almost exactly that to make ABS-CBN Sports work. As we commemorate National Heroes Day in the country on the final day of ABS-CBN Sports, it is only fitting to acknowledge and thank those behind-the-scenes heroes who have been part of the amazing journey (DISCLAIMER: I may have left out some names, but it is purely unintentional so my apologies). Thank you, first and foremost, to our Chairman Emeritus Gabby Lopez, whose passion and love for sports led to the initiative that is ABS-CBN Sports. Thank you to our former President and CEO, Charo Santos-Concio, our current President and CEO, Carlo Katigbak, a true tennis fan, and our Chairman Mark Lopez, who showed us composure, class and grace as leaders.  Thank you to our beloved COO, Cory Vidanes, who allowed ABS-CBN Sports to reach a broader audience when it aired special events on Channel 2 as well as feature athletes and sports personalities on entertainment programs.   Thank you to the voice of ABS-CBN and former ABS-CBN Sports head, Peter Musngi, for leading the division during its early years. Thank you to Narrowcast head, Antonio “March” Ventosa, as well as his executive assistant, Trina Magallanes, for helping us navigate during the transtition period of ABS-CBN Sports.   Thank you to the captain of our ship, ABS-CBN Integrated Sports head, Dino Laurena, who inspired us to work harder and better to serve our audience.  Thank you to Sir Dino’s gatekeeper, his executive assistant, Donna Seat, who was our bridge whenever we needed to reach out to the boss. Thank you to S+A channel head and production head, Vince Rodriguez, LIGA channel head, Jojo Neri-Estacio and Business Unit Head, Jun Martinez. They were our constant guides who enabled us to provide quality content on broadcast despite immense internal and external pressure.  Thank you to the people who made sure we never went beyond our budget and reached our targets – our Finance team made up of Berg Capiz, Jem Castro and Lorna Gendrano. Thank you to our S+A On-Air team of Rommel Noviza, Janice Rulloda, Princess Basye, Biboy Diga, Mark Marinay, Arnold Saclolo, Borge Raval and Hans Espiritu as well as our Liga Channel team of  Anna Santos, Francis Patawaran, Aprille Signo and Joramie Roque, for ensuring everything airs on time.  Thank you to our Digital Head, Mico Halili, for his innovative and fresh ideas on the digitial space.   Thank you to the men and women who made our broadcast coverage as close to flawless – our Production Manager, Jennifer Jimenez, our directors, which include THE Abet Ramos, Al Neri, Raul de Ocampo and Rommel Pedrealba, and our technical directors made up of Elmond Salvahan, Jhonnald Garcia, Marvin Chavez, Bingbong Pangan, Arnold Bulaong and Joseph Vega. Thank you to the men and women who made sure our partner properties were happy with our coverage, and that everything was in place for each and every game or show we put out there – our Executive and Associate Producers Vic Caridad, Malou Neri, Ada Bayuga, Diana Sayson, Oxy del Rosario, Mae Mañalac, Aries Galot, Apples Dela Vega, Kristina Manzana, Roy Briones, Ledz Cahinhinan, JC Gonzales, Gab Gonzales and Manny Gabutina.  Thank you to those who crafted and produced memorable segments – our segment producers Eva Evangelista, Carlo Grajo, Cha Lucero, Mark Morados, Jeff Sta. Maria, Jet Montebon, Sharon Muli, Alex Brocoy, Mika Barrios, Bill Barrinuevo and Volta delos Santos as well as our video editors Pido Cruz and Fonz Fajatin. Thank you to those who put the right words into play – our writers Monica Magpantay, Paul Loyola, Jigs Guardiano, Adrian Dy, Sheiden Dela Cruz, Ken Natividad, Syjin Reyes and Migs Gomez. Thank you to those who gave the right cues to our anchors, analysts and courtside reporters – our panel director Larry "Care Mo Naman" Deang, our floor directors Miky "Gandara" Mirabueno, Lyanne Ocampo-Tan and Fritz Dizon. Thank you to the people who made sure that the right moments were captured – our Camera Control Unit made up of George Austria, Joel Supremo and Edgar Guarte, our Cameramen Lloyd Villamor, Rovic Pacis, Gerald "Superman" Fermin, Ron Fermin, Ronald Mangcoy, Michael Pico, Emman Andes, Butch Pineda and Mark Nicolas. Thank you to those who made sure we heard the sounds and voices loud and clear – our audio engineers Elias Javier, Ramil Ciruano, Albert Agbay, Jancel Abobo as well as our audiomen Joseph Nicolas and Ameng Atienza. Thank you to the guys who allowed us to get another look at the action – our EVS/Slomo Operators Joejay Abarquez, Raymond Biojon and Dido Batallion and VTR men Christian Abarquez, Kenneth Abarquez and Oliver Sañez. Thank you to the people responsible for making things more visible on our screens –our Electrician/Lighting Directors Alvin Saavedra and Jorge Paraon and our lightman Calvin Liong. Thank you to those who create those cool graphics and effects that catch our attention during games and shows - our Graphic Artists/Operators Jam Memdoza, Denice Ylagan, Erol Corpuz, Sara Concepcion, Jeff Jugueta and Kevin Camero. Thank you to the team who put the little things in order – our set-up assistants Jerald Testor, Ivan Castillo, Ferdie Mangaong, Remus Taniengra, Daniel Dimaculangan, Eduardo Dacumos, Ryan Ancheta, Allan Porsioncula, Laurence Sosa, Illac Alvarez, Benjo Asiatico, Manny Cajayon, Lepoldo Bofill, Victor Taniegra, Caleb Bautista, Jeremiah Mallari and Bennett Cabus. Thank you to the guys who provided the correct statistics and graphics – our panel scorers/GFX feeders Rico Bayuga, Ronaldo Serrano, Arvin Estabillo and Gilbert Serrano. Thank you to those who made our on-cam talents look good – our makeup artists Mylyn Concepcion, Nina Concepcion, Estrella Besabe, Norma Calubaquib and Nizel Reduta and our stylist Lyle Foz. Thank you to those who were always ready to lend a helping hand – our production assistants, Lian Salango, Pau Hiwatig, Helen Trinidad, Riri Gayoma, Jade Asuncion and Lovely Dela Cruz. Thank you for the imagination and artistry of our Creative Communications Management (CCM) team composed of Elirose Borja, Jerome Clavio, Djoanna San Jose, Lara Mae Allardo, Robin Lorete, Cristy Linga, Christopher Eli Sabat, Archimedes Asis (the voice of S+A), Jan Dormyl Espinosa, Aila Onagan and Nyro Mendoza. They say that advertising is the lifeblood of media and that we wouldn’t be able to deliver high-quality content if not for advertisers brought in our by our Sports Sales team, so thank you to our Sports Sales Heads Jojo Garcia, Nicole Moro and Ken Ti, along with our account executives Tin Saw, Annalyn Herrera, Trina Vallarta, Joey Tang, Karlo Miguel, Paul Sembrana, Mike Tan, Ray Del Castillo, and Jason Gaffud. Thank you to those who constantly pitched ideas and presented to clients on our behalf, our Business Development Executive, Tonyo Silva, and our Sports Marketing team made up of Thirdy Aquino, Maui Tang, Jason Roberto, Danica Jose, Lala Cruz and Hanz Trajano. Thank you to the people who looked out for the wellfare and concerns of our division members – our Human Resources squad made up of Arvin Crisol, James Lee, Anika Gregorio and Donna Yabut. Social media has been a game changer and enabled people to relive key moments in sports events, so thank you to our social media team made up of Jon Rodriguez, Alvin Laqui, Danine Cruz, Aia del Mundo, Melvin Rodas, Clev Mayuga, Migs Flores and Lloydie Moreno. We would also like to give special thanks to our former bosses and colleagues who have moved on from this world, Rolly V. Cruz, Danilo A. Bernardo, George G. Padolina, Marco Franco, Gerald Gicana, Rhodora "Dhanda" Panganiban, Vernie Calimlim and Erwin Evangelista.  Lastly, I personally want to thank the website content team made up of sub-section editors Santino Honasan, Mark “Mr. Volleyball” Escarlote, Norman Benjamin Lee Riego (Yes, it has to be his complete name) and Paul Lintag, former sub-section editor Milan Ordonez, former writer Philip Matel, videographers Nigel Velasquez, Rocio Avelino and Steph Toben, photographers Arvin Lim, Richard Esguerra and Joshua Albelda, former NBA Philippines website managing editor Adrian Dy, contributing writers Anton Roxas, Marco Benitez, “Doc Volleyball” AJ Pareja, Migs Bustos, Mikee “Diliman Legend” Reyes and Ceej Tantengco. While our journey in telling these stories with ABS-CBN Sports will abruptly come to a halt, it has been an honor and a pleasure serving the Filipino sports fans worldwide. We may no longer be around as an organization, but the great athletes will keep playing and inspiring and the games will continue. And so, with a sense of immense gratitude, we say: Maraming Salamat Kapamilya! Hanggang sa muli! --- Lorenzo Z. Manguiat has been the Editor-in-Chief of sports.abs-cbn.com since 2014 and Sports News Desk Head since 2015. He started as game writer for ABS-CBN Sports in 2000 and served in various other capacities within ABS-CBN. He is among the thousands of employees who will be retrenched on August 31, 2020.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 31st, 2020