Sports Features

The recent conclusion of the 1st Ormoc Invictus Cup saw the Pythons–despite inclement weather–proved their worth once again against the best teams in the region, bagging awards for both the men and women’s division of football as they proudly wore the banners of the Visayas State University at Ormoc Sports Complex last November 18, 2023.

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The 2023 League of Legends World Championship scripted a saga of triumph in the bustling cityscape of Seoul, South Korea with the months-long battle between 22 teams from October 10 to November 19 and the cybernetic battle hymns finally concluded as T1 emerged as the undisputed champions.

This year's Region 8 State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (SCUAA) will explore the depths of strength and camaraderie that sports gives to society, as harnessed by the theme Hinabing Kusog, which encapsulates the very essence of the event. As we garner hundreds of delegates from different participating SUCs in the region, we expound as to how this theme came to life in representing this year's meet, and how it became the symbol of the collective strength emulated by Eastern Visayas sporting excellence. 

The vibrant spirit of competition is set to return to Visayas State University (VSU) as the Salingkusog 2023 Intramurals promises to become bigger than ever. This year, the organizers, the Institute of Human Kinetics (IHK), have embraced the return to normalcy by reintroducing all sporting events that were featured in the last 2019 University-Wide Intramurals, igniting enthusiasm from all the students and athletes in the university.

With the conclusion of the recent 2023 Regional State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (SCUAA) meet, where the Visayas State University capped a golden finish, bagging a total of 89 golds, let us relive the glorious momentum of Viscan Pythons, whose dominance was on full display throughout the competition, continuing their legacy with back-to-back brilliance, excellence, and honor.

The Regional State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (SCUAA) meet inches closer and the defending champions of Badminton (Men and Women) and Table Tennis (Women) gear up as they eye glory in their home arena. Having carved out an illustrious legacy of excellence in both badminton and table tennis, the defending champions now stand on the brink of another challenge: a fierce competition and heightened expectations await them on the courts of Visayas State University.

The VSU Pythons Men’s Basketball Team will be hissing back with their strength ready in the second season of the Eastern Visayas Collegiate Athletic Association (EVCAA), which will be held in Tacloban City on September 9, 2023. With their ace players, Al James Calizar, Marvin Rebuyas, and Rolando Jesus Abad, the team is resurgent with perseverance, passion, drive, and sheer willpower.

After six years, the State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (SCUAA-8) Meet is back at the Visayas State University (VSU) as the battleground for sportsmanship and camaraderie commences its grand opening ceremony today, October 22, at VSU Upper Campus Oval.

In the realm of campus sports where passion and dedication converge, a shining constellation of gold medal successes has illuminated the path of Visayas State University’s (VSU) Salingkusog 2023 which ended on Friday, September 22. In this feature article, we celebrate the success stories that unfolded during the recent university-wide Intramurals Games, highlighting the shining gold medal performances that left participants and spectators in awe. Paris Major 2023 Grand Final ended historically at the Accor Arena last May 21, 2023. The competition demonstrated the game's ongoing appeal and capacity to engage a varied global audience, with millions of players worldwide flocking to their screens. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’s professional competitive scene comes to a close, capping off an era of intense competition, unforgettable moments, and the rise of legendary teams. This increase in interest not only recorded CSGO's position as a prominent eSports title but also broke new ground, demonstrating the game's clout in the competitive gaming landscape.  leaving fans and experts eager to uncover what lies ahead for both the franchise and its exceptional players.