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Danielle Erika Capule
Student managers: The unsung heroes of La Salle sports
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // August 12, 2017

Athletes do everything they can to win a championship. From dietary plans to rigorous training to playing in front of a crowd, they are extraordinary individuals who strive to excel at their chosen sport. But behind every athlete’s success are the student managers who work just as hard as the athletes by looking after and…


Uy ends WTC in Round of 32, sets eyes on Chuncheon Korea Open, Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games
Sports News WTC // July 4, 2017

The World Taekwondo Championships (WTC) is considered to be one of the world’s most prestigious international taekwondo competitions. Along with the Olympics, the biennial tournament is a chance for taekwondo athletes to represent their country. This year, the 23rd edition of the WTC was held in Muju, South Korea from June 24 to 30. Former…


Male Rookie of the Year: Dionisio marks UAAP debut with finweight gold
Sports Feature // June 19, 2017

After ending his National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Juniors Division career as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) for taekwondo in the league’s 91st season, all eyes were on Carlo Dionisio as he made the transition to the UAAP. In his rookie season representing La Salle, Dionisio was also able to cope with the pressure that…


FilOil: La Salle advances, downs CSJL, 93-77
FilOil2017 Sports News // June 16, 2017

The DLSU Green Archers bested the CSJL Knights, 93-77, behind 45 points and 17 rebounds from Ben Mbala. Ricci Rivero added 17 points in the winning effort, while Jerrick Balanza tallied 22 points for Letran in the loss. After the game, Aldin Ayo emphasized the importance of his team’s unselfish play in a win that…


UAAP: LSDC-Street dethrones UP, claims third championship
Sports News UAAP 79 // May 20, 2017

After a five-year title drought, La Salle Dance Company-Street (LSDC-Street) finished with 89 points to become champions of the UAAP Season 79 Street Dance Competition earlier today at the Plaza Mayor in UST, Manila. LSDC-Street clinched its third UAAP title after previously winning in 2011 and 2012. The UP Street Dance Club (UPSDC) and UST…


UAAP: DLSU Women’s Football ends seven-year title drought, concludes season unbeaten
Sports News UAAP 79 // May 12, 2017

The DLSU Women’s Football Team closed its UAAP Season 79 campaign with a perfect record, all en route to a championship. With a record of eight wins in the elimination round, the Lasallians earned themselves an outright berth in the finals. The recent championship gave head coach Hans Peter-Smit his 12th title in the UAAP,…


Palacios, Ledesma exit in style, end DLSU Football’s seven-year title drought
Sports Feature UAAP 79 // May 9, 2017

Inna Palacios and Meryll Ledesma’s respective journeys with the prestigious DLSU Football program have come to an end. The co-captains left their mark by giving the team from Taft its first title in seven years while finishing UAAP Season 79 unbeaten. Throughout the whole competition, La Salle showcased its well fortified defense which included Ledesma…


UAAP: DLSU Women’s Football clinches crown, ends Season 79 unbeaten
Sports News UAAP 79 // May 7, 2017

DLSU Women’s Football clinched the UAAP Football crown after defeating the UST Golden Tigresses, 3-1, to complete its sweep of Season 79 and claim its first title in seven years. Kyra Dimaandal scored the first goal of the game at the 56th minute, followed by an equalizer at the 73’ mark by Hazel Lustan of…


UAAP Finals: DLSU Women’s Football to battle out against Golden Tigresses
Sports News UAAP 79 //

For the second straight year, the DLSU Women’s Football Team concluded the elimination round without a loss. Last season, the Lasallians finished with 20 points coming from six wins, two draws, and zero defeats. The Green-and-White ended up as the first seed and played against the second seed UP Lady Maroons in the finals. DLSU…


Weight Regulation: Making the cut in combat sports
Sports Feature // May 2, 2017

Maintaining an athlete’s physical build is one thing, but maintaining one’s weight is another. To most athletes, following a healthy diet is a preferable lifestyle but to others, following a strict diet is a must depending on their corresponding sport. Physical strength and mental toughness are just initial qualifications in joining sports as strict as…