In the winter of 1891-92 a Canadian physical education instructor James Naismith (1861-1939) invented the sport of basketball, to provide indoor exercise and competition for his students between the end of the football season and the start of the baseball season. He was an instructor at the YMCA Training School (now Springfield College) in Springfield, Massachusetts. In 1959 he was voted to the Basketball Hall of Fame, located in Springfield (its official name is the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame).

The highest number of moves in a chess tournament game is 269. It was played in 1989 between Nikolic-Arsovic and lasted 20 hours and 15 minutes. It ended in a draw.
SHC IBED Participated in the 2014 North District Meet
SHC IBED Participated in the 2014 North District Meet
Article/News by: Mr. Victor Samaniego
September 12, the Integrated Basic Education Department of Sacred Heart College participated in the 2014 North Private District Athletic Meet. The annual sporting event is zonal competition participated in by St. Philomena School, Bristol Integrated School, Infant Jesus Montessori, St. College of the Pacific and Sacred Heart College. Winners in every event will get the chance to represent the District in the upcoming City Meet Competition sponsored by the Department of Education Division of Lucena and local government.

The program kicked off with the participating school gathering at SHC Covered Court for the Opening Ceremonies. Mr. Donard Calzado, Head of North District Private School delivered the opening remarks while Mr. Victor Samaniego gave the welcome remarks in behalf of the principal. Meanwhile, Kimberly Axalan (SHC) Medalist in Taekwondo, STCAA and Patrick Dayahan (IJM) Medalist in Table Tennis led the lighting of torch to symbolize the start of the two-day event.  [Full Article]


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