Articles worth reading
President Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte praises Duque for Covid-19 response

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

The Philippines is “doing good” in its fight against Covid-19 compared to other countries, President Rodrigo Duterte said in a report by Philippine News Agency. In a pre-recorded public address, Duterte made the remark while praising Hea...

Parañaque to administer Sputnik vaccines to senior citizens 

account_balanceParañaque access_time4 days ago

Parañaque City will start vaccinating its senior citizens with Sputnik V on May 4, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. In a Facebook post, Mayor Edwin Olivarez said vaccination hours will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ayala Malls Man...

Parañaque eyes 5,000 daily inoculations 

account_balanceParañaque access_time4 days ago

To achieve herd immunity, the Parañaque City government targets to inoculate at least 5,000 residents daily, once a steady supply of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine becomes available, according to a report by Philippine News Agency...

Metro News

Photo courtesy of PNVF

31 athletes join men's volleyball tryout

account_balanceMetro News account_circleMichael Lim chat_bubble_outline0 Comments

The Subic Bay Gymnasium was filled with spikers all day long on Thursday as 31 men's volleyball players took part in the national team tryouts for the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam, according to a report by Philippine News Agency.

With a huge contingent joining the tryouts, the session was divided between a morning and an afternoon session.

Longtime Philippine team captain Vic de Guzman led the morning session aspirants.


Also participating in the morning sessions were Mark Alfafara, Jao Umandal, JP Bugaoan, Kim Dayadante, Anthony Ekwenugo, Mark Enciso, Alche Gupiteo, Noel Kampton, Kim Malabunga, Chumson Njigha Jr., Leo Ordiales, Ish Polvorosa, Jian Matthee Salarzon, Ricky Marcos, and Manuel Sumanguid.

Meanwhile, former Ateneo stars Rex Intal and Ysay Marasigan headlined those who tried out in the afternoon.

Also in attendance were Nico Almendras, Leo Aringo, Lloyd Josafat, Joeven dela Vega, Jack Kalingking, Louie Ramirez, John Mark Ronquillo, Kharyl Parce, Rayver Sison and Francis Saura.

“Maayos ang tryouts, una kasi batch by batch ang tryout at sobrang dami ang nag-attend. Makikita mo din na talagang gustung-gusto ng lahat na makapasok sa (The tryouts were organized properly, firstly because it was batch by batch and many attended. You will see that everyone wants to be in the) national team,” de Guzman said.

He lauded the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) for making sure that health and safety protocols amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic are being followed.

Only nine missed out on the tryouts, one of which being Bryan Bagunas, who is completing a 14-day quarantine after arriving from Japan after his stint there.

Following a breakthrough silver medal finish in the 2019 Southeast Games in Pasig, the Philippines is now looking to go for gold in Hanoi later this year.

The tryout series will culminate on Friday with the beach volleyball tryouts for both the senior and the junior divisions. 

date_rangeDate Published
1 week ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

President Rodrigo Duterte / PCOO

Duterte asks media to make positive impact 

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode5 days ago

Aside from upholding fairness and transparency, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday urged media practitioners to also make a positive impact on people’s lives, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. On the observance of World Pr...

Homicide cases rise in April 

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode4 days ago

The nationwide rate of homicide cases increased by 21.8 percent in April amid the easing of quarantine restrictions in some regions, an official of the Philippine National Police (PNP) said in a report by Philippine News Agency.. In a press briefing...

Leyte Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez

Gomez defends budget of NTF-ELCAC 

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode5 days ago

Leyte Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez on Monday said defunding the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) would be a "concession" of the government’s gains in the fight against insurgency, according to a rep...

The struggles in 2020 of the casino industry in the Philippines

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode8 months ago

Do you want to learn more about the challenges and predictions for the gambling industry in the Philippines? Find all answers in this article!

Let's Stay Connected Like us on our Facebook page.
Click on the article to continue reading
Quezon City adopts no contact apprehension system Red Cross pushes saliva test Vaccines from COVAX to arrive in Q1 Makati Shangri-La to close doors on Feb. 1 Cities in NCR to start vaccination simultaneously Mother, girlfriend of Filipino infected with UK variant also test positive Send Press Release MNC Facebook Page MNC Twitter Page MNC Instagram Page LGU Spotlight Barangay Front Business Sports Entertainment Metro Gen Metro Feature