Leyte athletes shine in 2021 World Classic Powerlifting

by on September 29, 2021 0

CHAMPION. Veronica Ompod stands in the middle after winning four gold medals at the 2021 World Classic Powerlifting Championships in Halmstad, Sweden. Ompod is one of the academics of the Leyte Sports Academy, run by the provincial government. (Photo courtesy of the Powerlifting Association of the Philippines) CITY OF TACLOBAN – Two Leyte Sports...

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‘Retired’ Games Athletes Prove That One Hour Of Fitness A Day Is Enough To Stay Competitive

by on September 28, 2021 0

Photo credit: MisFit Athletics ( After competing in three individual CrossFit Games, Tennil Beuerlein and Mekenzie Riley both announced their retirement to start a family, Beuerlein after the 2018 Games and Riley after the 2019 season. Since then, both women have had babies – Beuerlein is currently pregnant with her second – and have...

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Guilderland School District requires athletes to be vaccinated

by on September 26, 2021 0

GUILDERLAND – The Guilderland School District has joined schools in Albany, Bethlehem and Niskayuna in demanding that athletes in high-risk sports be vaccinated against the coronavirus to compete. Football, volleyball and cheering athletes are due to receive their first doses of vaccination in Guilderland by Friday. However, unlike Albany and Bethelehem, Guilderland does not...

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