Children Games in Tagbilaran Bohol

By Fred C. Fuertes 

THE 145-strong Tagbilaran Team emerged over-all champion in the Bohol Community Children's Games 2009, the first in Bohol, held in three venues- -Tagbilaran City, Maribojoc and Loboc.

      Tagbilaran excelled in athletics, basketball, football, badminton, tennis, chess and taekwondo.

      Table tennis matches were played in singles for boys, singles for girls, doubles for boys, doubles for girls, and mixed doubles.

      Over-all first runner-up, Maribojoc, clinched the championship in sipa, volleyball for boys and volleyball for girls and placed second in basketball, chess, football and taekwondo.

      Second runner-up, Loay, grabbed the championship in badminton-doubles for boys and badminton-doubles for girls and settled for second place in volleyball for boys and athletics.

      Division Physical Education Supervisor Cirilo Calatrava and Dr. Clemen Jala awarded the trophies to the winners during the closing and awarding ceremonies in the afternoon of April 18.

      Philippine Sports Commission sponsored the two-day sportsfest.

      PSC Commissioner Fr. Vicente Uy from Tagbilaran graced the opening program and took charge of declaring opening of the event.