PRAYER TIMEJosiah Israel Albelda
Scribes to strut stuff on hardwood in ITH 2010
The sportswriters will be the ones written about.
The Pakitang Gilas Basketball Team, led by sports scribes from different media organizations, will slug it out with host JCSGO FaculTech in the live coverage event of the Adventurer In the Huddle: 1st National Campus Sports Writing Congressat the JCSGO Seed Dome in Cubao.
In one of the highlights of the country's biggest campus sportswriting event, ITH speakers Jonas Terrado and Francis Ochoa will lead the Pakitang Gilas squad that will collide with the Black Hawks, bannered by teachers and technical staff from the host school.
"This is going to be exciting," organizing committee head Josiah Israel Albelda. "It's an opportunity for our aspiring sportswriters to write about their 'idols.'"
Tipoff is scheduled at 10:30am right after the session of noted sportscaster Noel Zarate.
After the coverage, ITH participants will be brought to nearbyto watch the PBA twinbill featuring Alaska, Air 21, B-Meg Derby Ace and Powerade. The PBA is a partner of the congress.
Veteran columnist and scribe Bong Pedralvez will open the fireworkswith his lecture on the fundamentals of sports writing while Ochoa, Terrado, and TJ Manotoc will help the students learn a lot about sports coverage.
Likewise, PBA commissioner Chito Salud will deliver a short talk before the around 500 students and school paper advisers expected to flock in the groundbreaking activity.
Sports Digest's Tina Maralit and Jenner Ong close the first day with lectures on sports feature writing and photojournalism, respectively. ###