“Ako dati, pangarap ko lang nga makahampang sa mga national leagues. Nahimo ko ini with hardwork and determination..kag syempre tama nga attitude. Sa mga players naton diri sa Tacurong, hindi lang guid sila mag-untat.”
These were the words of volleyball player Jason Ramos when asked what he can say to his fellow Tacurong athletes.
Ramos, 23, was chosen to be part of the 18-member Philippine Volleyball Team for the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Singapore, June 2015.
According to Ramos, the Philippine Team players were chosen from a pool of at least 100 volleyball players from different universities and agencies nationwide. The screening was conducted on November 2014.
On April 2014, Ramos was also part of the Philippine Team that competed during the Asian Men’s Club participated by national teams in Asia.
Ramos is currently on training but has to come home to Tacurong for a family affair. He was introduced during the LGU flag-raising ceremony on February 16, 2015 by Councilor Bogz Jamorabon.
Ramos was born and raised in Tacurong. He attended Tacurong Pilot Elementary School and Notre Dame Tacurong-High School Department. He was a varsity player in the University of Santo Tomas and is currently a player of the PLDT Volleyball Team.
Also among the 18 members of the Philippine Volleyball Team for the SEA Games is Mark Gil Alfafara of General Santos City. (LGU Tacurong City Information)