Tacurong City hikes budget for sports
TACURONG CITY, Jan. 11 -- Inspired by the performance of its two athletes in the recent Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, the city government, has increased by PHP2 million the fund allocation to sustain the gains of sports and youth development here. City Information Officer Allan Freno said Friday that Mayor Angelo Montilla has approved the PHP7-million budget for Youth and Sports Development Program of this city. Last year's allocation was PHP5 million. Five "arnis" players from this city were part of the national team, who bagged medals in the SEA Games. Other student-athletes of this city also had successful stints in other sports competitions. Freno said 15 of the 26 gold medals Region 12 won in last year's Palarong Pambansa were harvested...
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