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8 of 10 naval board topnotchers from University of Cebu

Oct 08, 2019 - 8:51 AM

This is not the first time the university dominated the naval board exam. In 2017, UC swept all 10 top slots.

TOPNOTCHERS. University of Cebu students take 8 of 10 top spots of the Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Exam. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

4 suspects to face charges for molesting Cebu student and uploading video online

Sep 18, 2019 - 7:29 PM

A police official says the video uploader and anyone who shared the video will also be charged

UC, Unit 5 rule Cebu City Olympics 2017

Nov 26, 2017 - 1:01 PM

A total of 5 records are broken in the swimming events of the Cebu City Olympics

CELEBRATORY. Opening ceremonies of the Cebu City Olympics at the Cebu City Sports Cente. Photo by Mars G. Alison/Rappler

UV Green Lancers win Game 2, force winner-take-all showdown with UC Webmasters

Oct 13, 2017 - 9:11 PM

Jerome Napao and Tristan Ray Albina lead the Green Lancers with 18 points each

STAYING ALIVE. The UV Green Lancers force a deciding third game by beating the UC Webmasters. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

UC Webmasters upset UV Green Lancers to take Game 1 of CESAFI college title series

Oct 11, 2017 - 8:03 PM

Cameroonian import Frederick Ngoh Elombi leads the Webmasters with another double-double performance sinking 23 points and pulling 12 boards

UPSET. The UC Webmasters take game 1 of the CESAFI collegiate finals against defending champions UV Green Lancers. Photo by PJ Estan.

University of Cebu sweeps top 10 in naval board exams

Oct 11, 2017 - 5:07 PM

The university will give P50,000 to P100,000 cash incentives to the 10 topnotchers

SUCCESS STORIES. All of the top 10 performing examinees of the Naval Architect and Marine Engineer Licensure Examinations came from the University of Cebu.

UC Webmasters complete CESAFI finals cast, will face UV for title

Oct 08, 2017 - 12:04 AM

The UC Webmasters defeat the USJR Jaguars in overtime to advance to the finals

ON TO THE FINALS. Garciano “Garexx” Puerto Jr poured in 22 points and 13 rebounds for the UC Webmasters. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

UC Webmasters, Junior Webmasters keep CESAFI titles bid alive

Oct 03, 2017 - 11:41 PM

Both Webmasters teams in the collegiate and junior level win their games

SEMIS DOMINATION. Cameroonian Frederick Ngoh Elombi and Garciano "Garexx" Puerto of the UC Webmasters dominate under the goal in their semifinals game against the USJR Jaguars. Photo by PJ Estan

Puerto unsure of defending Slam Dunk title in CESAFI All-Stars

Sep 30, 2017 - 11:08 PM

King Garciano 'Garrexx' Puerto Jr's sprained ankle might hinder the him from bagging another Slam Dunk title

SLAM DUNK TITLE. Puerto aims to go back-to-back in the CESAFI All Stars. File photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Bizarre ending to CESAFi game after player attempts to hit ref

Sep 14, 2017 - 11:43 PM

There was 1:17 left in the game when the opposing team and league officials cleared the court

BIZARRE ENDING. The game ended abruptly after Panthers’ Roy Quiacho was thrown out of the game, followed by his entire team as well. Screenshot from Cebu Sun Star live stream

CESAFI: SWU Cobras exact revenge on UC Webmasters

Sep 05, 2017 - 11:49 PM

Gerald Fernandez top scores for the Cobras with 16 points and 6 rebounds

REVENGE. SWU avenges their loss to the UC Webmasters from opening day. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

UC teams dominate foes for 2-0 game day in CESAFI basketball

Aug 30, 2017 - 12:23 AM

The UC Webmasters who had another double double performance from their Cameroonian import Frederick Ngoh Elombi slaughters the CITU Wildcats

DOUBLE-DOUBLE. Cameroonian Frederick Ngoh Elombi of the UC Webmasters attempts a dunk in their game against the CITU Wildcats. Photo by PJ Estan

USC Warriors remain unbeaten in CESAFI, beat UC in OT

Aug 21, 2017 - 3:46 AM

John Reel Saycon s basket sends the game into overtime where USC topped UC to remain undefeated

LANCED. Justin Jake Rosete of the UV Baby Lancers fearlessly goes for a lay-up against a Magis Eagles defender. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: SHS-Ateneo wins 4th straight HS basketball title

Oct 16, 2016 - 7:42 PM

Jed Cedrick Colonia is the MVP for the second straight season as the Magis Eagles sweep the UC Junior Webmasters

CESAFI: Magis Eagles dominate UC in HS Finals Game 1

Oct 14, 2016 - 11:06 PM

Sacred Heart School Ateneo de Cebu is one game away from its fourth straight high school title

DOMINANCE. Jed Cedric Colonia and the Magis Eagles ran all over the Junior Webmasters in Game 1 of the CESAFI high school finals. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: Magis Eagles, Junior Webmasters set for High School finals rematch

Oct 12, 2016 - 3:47 AM

Sacred Heart School Ateneo de Cebu and University of Cebu will face off in the best of 3 finals beginning Friday

FLYING HIGH. Last season's MVP Jed Cedrick Colonia will try to lead SHS-AdC Magis Eagles to the 2016 High School title. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: Junior Webmasters, Baby Lancers open semifinals with wins

Oct 08, 2016 - 8:35 PM

The UC Junior Webmasters beat the Magis Eagles for the second time this season while the Baby Lancers avoid an upset vs the CEC Dragons

LITTLE BUT FEARLESS. Gelmart Umpad, who stands just 4-foot-11, finished with a career-high 30 points for the UC Junior Webmasters in the victory. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI dunk champ Puerto is no stranger to hard work

Oct 04, 2016 - 5:04 PM

All UC Webmaster Garciano Puerto Jr wanted was to attend school When his father died basketball was his only option

WEBMASTER. Garciano Puerto Jr (front) didn't take up basketball until he was 17 years old, despite standing 6-foot-3. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

UC Junior Webmasters outclass Don Bosco Greywolves in CESAFI high school play

Sep 18, 2016 - 4:04 PM

Both teams end the elimination round with the same win loss record of 6 3

UC Junior Webmasters' small but terrible Gelmart Umpad. Photo by PJ ESTAN/Rappler

CESAFI: UC Webmasters end slump, CIT-U Wildcats still winless

Sep 18, 2016 - 2:11 PM

The UC Webmasters improve to 3 6 for fifth place while the CIT U Wildcats remain winless in 8 games

BIRTHDAY WIN. UC Webmasters' Garciano Puerto, shown here in a game vs the SWU Cobras, receives a fitting birthday gift with a win over the CIT-U Wildcats. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: USC Warriors win overtime thriller over UC Webmasters

Aug 31, 2016 - 4:15 AM

USC tops UC in what may have been the most exciting game so far in the CESAFI season

HIGH JUMP. UC Webmasters' Geliant Delator rides on the back of USC Warriors' Ian Jefferson Tagapan on his way to the basket. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: Magis Eagles send message with Greywolves annihilation

Aug 28, 2016 - 12:10 PM

The Magis Eagles blow out Don Bosco while the SWU Phinma Cobras defeat the UC Webmasters

FLYING HIGH. Andrew Velasco of the Magis Eagles scored 10 points in the rout over Don Bosco. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: UC Webmasters beat CITU for first time in 3 years

Aug 20, 2016 - 11:37 PM

University of Cebu has a reason to celebrate after solving the CITU puzzle for the first time in years

REJECTED. USPF Baby Panthers' Dennis Archival blocks the shot of Don Bosco Greywolves Rommel Joseph Jumao-as. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

LET 4th placer: Repairman, factory worker, call center agent

May 20, 2016 - 8:36 PM

Allan Rey Cagadas 31 of Southwestern University plans to apply at a public school within Cebu City

NEVER TOO OLD. Allan Rey Cagadas of Cebu took and passed the board exam for grade school teachers at 31. Teaching will be his 4th profession. Photo by Richale Cabauatan/Rappler

Lovers from Cebu top board exams one after the other

Apr 08, 2016 - 6:25 PM

Marina Luchavez tops the mechanical engineering licensure exam in March 2016 Before that in September 2015 her boyfriend Micah Arceño was the top placer

RELATIONSHIP GOAL. The feat of this University of Cebu couple has become viral, after they topped the mechanical engineering board exams one after the other. Photo used with permission from Marina Luchavez's Facebook page

‘It’s becoming a habit’: University of Cebu gives cars to board top placers

Apr 07, 2016 - 11:42 PM

We don t require our topnotchers to give back to the school They ve done enough says University of Cebu president Augusto Go

INCENTIVES. (From left to right) 2015 engineering top placer Micah Arceño, 2016 mechanical engineering top placer Marina Luchavez, and 2nd placer Neil Ivan Jon Domingo pose by the car prizes given as incentives by the University of Cebu. Photo by Richale Cabauatan/Rappler

Miriam: Keep standards high in choosing president

Feb 27, 2016 - 9:17 AM

Presidential candidate Miriam Santiago tells students of the University of Cebu a president should have academic professional moral excellence

EXCELLENCE. Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago is mobbed by students at the University of Cebu on February 27, 2016. Photo from MDS Media Bureau

Philippines excels in Day 2 of Asia Pacific University Games in Cebu

Dec 06, 2015 - 4:59 PM

Philippines asserts its dominance in table tennis and does relatively well in basketball

CESAFI: Ateneo de Cebu takes game 2 to force do-or-die game 3

Oct 08, 2015 - 8:21 PM

Eroll Pastor came up big for the Magis Eagles with his huge double double performance of 23 points and 23 rebounds

Errol Pastor had 23 points and 23 rebounds for the Magis Eagles in a must-win game. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: UC Junior Webmasters shock Ateneo de Cebu in game one

Oct 07, 2015 - 12:52 AM

The Magis Eagles lose their first game of the season in game one of the best of 3 CESAFI juniors finals

HIGH SPEED INTERNET. Froilan Mangubat of the UC Junior Webmasters drives the lane for two of his game high 21 points. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

University of Cebu claims 2015 CESAFI men's football title

Oct 04, 2015 - 2:07 PM

The UC Kicking Webmasters won their first football title since 2010 outlasting USJR in a sudden death shootout

BETWEEN THE POSTS. The University of Cebu Kicking Webmasters are once again atop the CESAFI football mountain. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: USJR Jaguars clinch last Final Four spot

Sep 27, 2015 - 1:56 PM

The University of San Jose Recoletos joins the UV Green Lancers the USC Warriors and the SWU Cobras in the semifinal round

NEXT ROUND. Mark Louie Labares, who scored 15 for USJR, scores on a layup. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: USC Warriors end eliminations as top seed

Sep 23, 2015 - 3:21 AM

The USC Warriors ended the eliminations ranked number one while likely ending the University of Cebu s Final Four hopes

TOP SEEDS. Charles Pepito of the University of San Carlos Warriors rises to the rim uncontested. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: Magis Eagles make juniors finals; USC eliminated

Sep 20, 2015 - 1:19 PM

The Sacred Heart School Ateneo de Cebu Magis Eagles barged into the final round in the juniors division with a 79 47 demolition of University of Cebu

MAGIS EAGLES FLY HIGH. Benedict Andre Chua of SHS-Ateneo scores two of his 7 points. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: UC Junior Webmasters pull off upset against USC

Sep 18, 2015 - 1:37 AM

Gelmart Umpad was one assist shy of a triple double as University of Cebu pulls off an upset win over University of San Carlos to open the juniors semifinals

UPSET KIDS. Johnbryl Cuyos of University of Cebu lays up a basket against USC. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: UV Baby Lancers complete juniors semifinal cast

Sep 14, 2015 - 2:15 AM

The University of the Visayas grabs the last juniors semifinal spot joining the Magis Eagles Baby Warriors and Junior Webmasters

LANCED. Beirn Anthony Laurente of the Baby Lancers goes up and under the basket. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: Defending champs SWU rout UC

Sep 04, 2015 - 2:16 AM

The first round wraps up with the defending champions Southwestern University defeating University of Cebu

COBRAS STING. Southwestern University wrapped up their first round with a 4-2 record. Photo by Ronex Tolin

CESAFI: University of Cebu opens second round with USPF win

Sep 02, 2015 - 12:21 PM

The University of Cebu Webmasters opened their second round of eliminations with a 73 61 taming of the University of Southern Philippines Foundation

MASTER CLASS. Garciano Puerto of the UC Webmasters puts up a shot during his double-double performance. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: Juniors teams steal show with Cebu thrillers

Aug 30, 2015 - 8:12 AM

The University of Cebu UC Junior Webmasters eke out a heart stopping 66 65 victory over the Cebu Eastern College CEC Dragons

ON THE PROWL. The USJR Jaguars had an easy time of it in the only college match of the day. Photo by Nathan Soriano/Rappler

CESAFI: USC Warriors top UC to sweep first round

Aug 26, 2015 - 8:02 AM

The senior and juniors teams of University of San Carlos earned wins to remain unbeaten in the ongoing CESAFI tournament

UNBEATEN. Shooster Olago, seen during a win over University of the Visayas earlier this month, had another big performance against University of Cebu. File photo by Nathan Soriano/Rappler

CESAFI: Wildcats clinch first win in OT, Magis Eagles extend streak

Aug 16, 2015 - 10:07 AM

Joshua Romelle Dela Cerna leads Cebu Institute of Technology University with 34 points and 11 rebounds

TOP SCORER. Joshua Romelle "JR" Dela Cerna led the Cebu Institute of Technology - University (CIT-U) Wildcats to its first victory after 4 games in the ongoing Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc. (CESAFI) basketball competition. Photo by Nathan Soriano/Rappler

University of Cebu spoils Panthers CESAFI return

Aug 05, 2015 - 12:32 AM

USPF s senior and junior teams suffered losses as the Webmasters and Magis Eagles earned victories

Garciano Puerto Jr of University of Cebu attacks the rim against USPF. Photo by Nathan Soriano/Rappler

USJ-R Jaguars dominate University of Cebu on CESAFI opening day

Aug 02, 2015 - 3:01 AM

University of Cebu opened the 2015 CESAFI season with a win over USJ R in high school action but the Jaguars got their revenge in the seniors division later on

JAGUARS PROWL. Ralph Dinolan of the USJ-R Jaguars scores two of his 8 points en route to an opening day victory over University of Cebu in collegiate action. Photo by Nathan Soriano/Rappler

Gokongwei-led JG Summit nets P13.5-B in 2012, up 60%

Mar 14, 2013 - 1:58 PM

Hefty dividends from PLDT and strong peso buoy up JG Summit s 2012 financial performance