By Edan Sam G. Pancho | News Writer
Vol. XCI No. 11
Dec. 6, 2019
“One team one goal, our time is now”.
The cheering chant of the College of Engineering and Design (CED) motivated athletes to victory as they won overall champion in this year’s intramurals. On the course of one week, colleges and departments displayed their sportsmanship and prowess in sports and athletics.
On the course of one week, colleges and departments displayed their sportsmanship and prowess in sports and athletics.
Spearheaded by the Silliman University Student Government Sports and Recreation Committee and the University Physical Education Department, the annual and much awaited Intramurals 2019 took place last November 23 to 29 with the goal of campaigning for the importance of an active lifestyle and the “court” in education.
Departments and colleges who participated in the games includes the College of Agriculture,College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), College of Business Administration (CBA), College of Computer Studies (CCS) , Divinity School, College of Education (COE), College of Engineering and Design (CED), Graduate Programs, Institute of Clinical Laboratory Sciences (ICLS) , Institute of Rehabilitative Sciences (IRS) , College of Law, College of Mass Communication (CMC), Medical School, College of Nursing, College of Performing & Visual Arts (COPVA) , School of Public Affairs & Governance (SPAG), Institute of Environmental and Marine Science (IEMS) and Senior High School (SHS).
The intramurals opening started with “Run with Silliman” on November 23, an event where running enthusiasts Sillimanian or non-Sillimanian alike ran along Silliman Avenue and Rizal Boulevard. A worship service at the Silliman church was then held followed by a parade of banners inside the campus towards the gym where the official opening program was held.
Athlete Ryan Amor then lit the Intramural flame, a symbol of the message of peace, friendship, tolerance and hope followed by archer Nicole Tagle who led the recitation of the oath of amateurism. Banners were soon raised and finally, Mr. Abe P. Cadelina, head of the Student Organizations and Activities Division declared the Intramural Games open.
A cosplay competition was then held with Jessilda Damian Verano who cosplayed Ahri winning overall champion besting other 4 hopefuls. Larong Pinoy, a series of games soon followed with colleges competing over traditional games such as sack race, takyan and skipping rope. IRS won first place in tug of war, CED was champion in both sack race and the Larong Pinoy relay. This year’s intramurals also saw a first when Mobile Legends, a mobile game was included in the category of Esports.
CED garnered an overall total of 495 points, SHS with 295 points, CBA with 290 points and CAS with 165 points.