For the first time in its four-year history in the Philippines the 2011 Jr. NBA Philippines Program presented by Alaska will select a Coach of the Year.

Ten coaches culled from schools and youth leagues nationwide emerged as finalists in the search. They are : Clint Mondano of Northeast Mindanao Colleges, Surigao City; Alvin Guadines of the Cavite School of St. Mark, Bacoor, Cavite; Rodel Berbon of Colegio de San Francisco, General Trias, Cavite; Ronaldo Joaquin Lacsamana of the Palawan Amateur Basketball Association, Puerto Preincesa City; Manuel Mercado of Sacred Heart College, Lucena City; Christopher M. Buhain of MIT International School, Bacoor, Cavite; Josep Glenn V. Faldas of Don Bosco Technical College of Mandaluyong City; Genesius G. Molto Jr. of Aquinas University of Legazpi City, Albay; Stephen Signap Tia of Lucky Terminal, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental and Luis C. Nolasco Jr.of Hope Christian High School, Manila.

COACH MONDANO: Choosen as one of the 10 Finalist for the Jr. NBA Alaska Coach of the Year

March , 31, 2011 - NorthEastern Mindanao Colleges Basketball Head Coach CLINT G. MONDANO is selected as one of the 10 Finalist for the Jr. NBA Alaska Coach of the Year. 

"Dear Coach Clint, 

We at Alaska would like to congratulate you for being one the 10 finalists for the Jr.NBA Alaska Coach of the Year.
As part of our continued commitment to promote sports and a healthy lifestyle, we have partnered with the Jr. NBA to establish this program that supports and recognizes the important role of the youth coaches in the country. Our very own Alaska Aces coaches, led by Jojo Lastimosa and Dickie Bachmann will be conducting a two-day Coaches Clinic that will help develop your coaching skills and instill the core values of discipline, determination, and hard work.

Toring, Marquez honored by CARAGA Basketball selection

NEMCO Warriors forwards Lord Toring and Gerarld Marquez were named to the CARAGA Basketball team program on Wednesday. The two players talked about the honor and what they hope to gain from their experience during their representation in the last PRISAA-SCUAA Regional Meet.

Clint Mondano: I hope this team can start the process of rebuilding

Surigao City, Philippines (NorthEastern Mindanao Colleges): Coach Clint Mondano of NEMCO surely has his hands, and mind, full these days.  It wasn’t as easy as it looked.

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A novice referee can sink your chances of winning in Surigao City

Officials are suppose to be neutral and in a position that they will not be able to put the tournament or any basketball competition in unbalance situation. They should not be involve in any gambling and ethics dictates that they should maintain distance between any of the teams competing. And that is whats going on in the city of Surigao City. Referees itself allows gambling and made it it legal by the way they handle things in the tournament. 

Second Place finish for the young determined warriors

March 14, 2011 - NorthEastern Mindanao Colleges finish second place in the recently concluded First Mayor Ernesto Matugas Open Basketball Tournament against the highly favored VIGOR Lending team.

Friday's games postponed

March 12, 2011 - Due to suspension of classes and citywide alerts caused by TSUNAMI Warning, 1st Mayor Nitoy Matugas Championship game pitting VIGOR Lending versus NorthEastern Mindanao College Warriors were postponed yesterday.

The moment of truth: FINALS 2011

March 9, 2011 - Moment of truth...

The decision to spread the minutes to everyone nearly took its toll on the Warriors, who led by as much as 9 points in the third quarter, as they needed to survive a late surge by the Kent Marketing Team to preserve the win, made the warriors advance to the championship game against VOGOR Lending team.

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is what others think you are."