Trinity, Tay Tung athletes
bag gold in NOPSSCEA
Trinity Christian School bet John Ronnel Uy bagged the gold in the 3,000 meters steeplechase, as Bacolod Tay Tung High School woodpushers won the championship in the elementary boys and girl chess competition of the 2011 NOPSSCEA held in different venues in Bacolod City.
Uy also finished with a silver medal in 1,500 and 5,000 meters events.
The members of the BTTHS chess champions were Joshua Francis Soliman, Erl Jireh Martinez, Cedrick Severino, Cliff Jason Desabille, Christian Andrew Lim, Flint Marvin Desabille (elementary boys); Rica Rose Gabales, Cherry Catherine Ng, Kate Nichole Sadje, Krizza Ricci Nepomuceno, Era Samantha Gauma and Raphaela Subayco (elementary girls department).
Murcia council okays
Sports Scholarship plan
The Sangguniang Bayan of Murcia has approved the Sports Scholarship Program proposed by Mayor Andrew Montelibano.
SB Resolution No. 2011-145, authored by Sports Committee chair Adrian Olimpo, gives full support and recognition to the grassroots sport development plan.
Earlier, Montelibano said that his administration is determined to pursue its search for potential champion-athletes from the grassroots, especially in the fields of boxing, taekwondo and athletic discipline that are all Olympic events.