Sapitula opens Sports Univ Meet

​WITS, WILL AND WORK — these three components served as the soul of the inspirational message of Atty. Benjamin Sapitula, DMMMSU President, for the University Olympics 2016.

Anchored with the goal of developing Unity and Camaraderie in Sports endeavor, the UN Olympics has been an annual tradition for the battle of wits and skills according to the president. 

“Dapat maintindihan natin kung bakit mayroon tayong Sports Competition taon-taon,” he reiterated. (We should understand why we have a Sports’ Competition every year). Mindful strategies (Wits), heart for success (Will) as well as a considerable degree of practice (Work) are the blueprint to outrun every game.

Moreover, he enumerated the achievements of DMMMSU for the past few years and set a challenge for the athletes to bring home the banner of championship for the 2016-2017 Regional SCUAA. . He also mentioned that DMMMSU is one of the State Universities which have a complete Sports Facilities in Region 1. 

Giving gratitude to SLUC’s Organizing Committees, the president commended their work and devotion for their preparation of UN. Likewise, he announced the possibility of 2018 National SCUAA at DMMMSU if the National Government will help the University.

He ended his speech with an invitation to enjoy the said event and formally ignited the tournament.


SLUC hosts Univ Sports Olympics

EQUIPPED WITH SPORTMANSHIP AND PRIDE, this year’s host, SLUC (South La Union Campus), welcomes delegates from MLUC (Mid-La Union Campus) and NLUC (North La Union Campus) for the university sports olympics with the theme, “Paving the path towards internationalization of the State College and Universities through Sports” held at Marcos Sports Center on Nov. 9.

The program started at the sunshine park for the assembly of delegates and parade of colors lead by the DMMMSU-SLUC ROTC (Reserved Officer Training Corps) Cadets and USC (University Student Council) and CSBO (Campus Student Body Organization) Officers, followed by the delegates from SLUC, MLUC and NLUC, officiating officials and university administrators.

Dr. Floribeth P. Cuison, chancellor of SLUC welcomed the delegates by emphasizing the importance of state of mind in shattering the impossible, and the value of camaraderie among the students.

The Oath of Amateurism was delivered by Darwin Valmonte, Regional SCUAA (State Colleges and Universities Athletics Association) 2015 bronze medalist in the National SCUAA 2015 the Baskteball competition. 

Regional SCUAA 2015 Gold Medalists Rodolfo De Guzman, Reynald Pioquinto, Christian Grace Ventanilla, Adrian Maningding, and Marilyn Sandoval of SLUC, Jane Galima of MLUC, and Carlo Raboy of NLUC lighted the athletic run.

 Finally, formally declaring the opening of the 2016 University Olympics, Atty. Benjamin P. Sapitula, President, DMMMSU encouraged the athletes by stressing the excellent performance of DMMMSU from the past years in sports competitions. 

Meanwhile, the announcement of the schedule of games was delivered by Mr. Ronwaldo G. Boado, Sports Director.