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     On March 3 to 8 2017, the best athletes of our region will come together in our heritage province of Ilocos Sur for the staging of Region 1 Athletic Association Meet.

     Come and join us in supporting our athletes and witness the glory of sports. Experience our state of the art facilities as we prepare for our bid in hosting the Palarong Pambansa on 2018.

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Torio: Ensure the safety of athletes
Written by Julius Antonio and Librada Peña

Bantay, Ilocos Sur— Regional Director Alma Ruby C. Torio reminded the officials and coaches to ensure the protection and safety of the student athletes in the conduct of the Region 1 Athletic Association (R1AA) Meet during the Solidarity Meeting, March 3, Qurino Stadium.

Torio stressed that participants should support the clean, green and echo-friendly sports gathering not only in the assinged billeting centers but also in the playing fields. 

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Laica: A True Gem of the North

Written by Liezl Herana and Tricia Genirosa Dacpano


“If you want something, work for it.”

This quote sums up this young athlete’s philosophy in life.


A catcher since her fifth grade, a RIAA qualifier in her first time in joining a softball team, four-time Palarong Pambansa player, just like her name Laica Beryll Agresor is a precious gem for Ilocos Norte Secondary Women Softball Team.

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Pang 2 is 3-PEAT in 2017 R1AA

Bantay, Ilocos Sur- The Schools Division of Pangasinan II maintains on the top spot in the gold medal haul for the Region I Athletic Association (R1AA) Meet 2017  supremacy as of 6:33 last night.
Dagupan City and Urdaneta  City, surprisingly, are close on the heels of Pangasinan II in the medal race, likewise the top post.
Said division struck hardest in the individual events which are rich in medals like swimming, gymnastics, taekwondo and arnis.(Pablo T. Tabin Jr.,  Mark  Lovis Galanga, Abihail Agcaoili & Ade John Gestole)