Sabulao Memorial Elementary School, Singao (with a wordpress blog) Ang Sigaw of Singao Integrated School The Vigor of Isidro Lonzaga Memorial Elementary School, Magsaysay Su Suara of Bangsamoro Elementary School, Bangsamoro Village The Urbanite of Upper Singao Elementary School The Nuang Ilbimumba of Nuangan Integrated School The Puasindanian of Puas Inda Elementary School, Amas The Pilot Gazette of Kidapawan Pilot Elementary School Ginintuang Buwig of Amas Central Elementary School Od Sobbu no Linow of Lake Agco Integrated School, Ilomavis The Mateo Journal of Mateo Elementary School This list is not complete because the high school advisers did not give me the URLs of their publications’ sites, and many of the elementary teachers gave URLs that don’t work.
Play it well enough and they’ll make you into a model.Heck, research papers don’t even get you as much financial assistance in school as basketball does.It is the sport they encourage you to play even if your chances of making a career out of it in the Philippines are as slim as modeling.Only dorks and faggots choose to stay in libraries and, like, play basketball.And so it is the sport the macho father forces on his son to sweat away the bayot out of him, and the sport the pot-bellied father in-law expects his prospective son in-law to know.It is the sport major Filipino TV stations in the country choose to cover on prime time news, some game between one American basketball team against another American basketball team in far away America.
It is the sport they choose to cover instead of business and economy, instead of arts and culture, instead of goings on in Mindanao.
It was under the auspices of the office of Mayor Joseph Evangelista, who hired me and my friend the journalist Armando Fenequito to give the training.
The Mayor’s office covered almost all the expenses for the training, and this is the first time the training has been entirely free for the teachers.
It is the sport they encourage you to play so you don’t do drugs.
As if drug dependency is really all just a matter of distracting our stupid young people.
Basketball It is the sport the Americans taught us Filipinos, displacing our traditional sports. Filipinos still obsess over it today like the little brown Americans that we are, keeping our worldview still strongly American-shaped.