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Gio Gloria
The athlete’s edge: Athletic gear in an ever-changing sporting world
Sports Feature // April 17, 2017

“You find out life’s this game of inches, so is football. Because in either game—life or football—the margin for error is so small. I mean, one half a step too late or too early and you don’t quite make it.” – Tony D’Amato, Any Given Sunday (1998) As sports in general have evolved and grown…


UAAP: Lady Woodpushers slip to second, Green Woodpushers stumble to fifth
Sports News UAAP 79 // April 15, 2017

Season 79 did not turn into the season that the DLSU Green Woodpushers and Lady Woodpushers were hoping for as they were not able to bring home championships in their respective divisions in the UAAP Chess Tournament that was held in different venues across Manila. Entering as the defending champions, the Lady Woodpushers were aiming for…


The US NCAA Basketball Tournament: Dissecting March Madness
Sports Feature // April 14, 2017

Every athlete’s dream is to win a championship and nothing gives a better feeling than winning one at the collegiate level. In the United States, there is no better way to achieve that than by conquering the US NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division I Basketball Tournament, which is popularly known as March Madness. Unlike…


UAAP: Lady Woodpushers settle for second, Green Woodpushers end Season 79 in fifth
Sports News UAAP 79 // April 4, 2017

The DLSU Lady Woodpushers concluded the final weekend of the UAAP Season 79 Chess Tournament with a win over the UE Lady Warriors and a draw with eventual champions, the FEU Lady Tamaraws last April 1 and 2. As a result, they concluded their campaign in second place. Their male counterparts on the other hand,…


UAAP: Lady Spikers sweep AdU to extend win streak to six
Sports News UAAP 79 // April 1, 2017

The DLSU Lady Spikers bucked a slow start to sweep the AdU Lady Falcons, 25-13, 25-14, 25-16, earlier today in the UAAP Season 79 Women’s Volleyball Tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena. With the win, DLSU moves up to first place in the team standings at 11-2. Libero Dawn Macandili was named the Player…


UAAP: Lady Spikers aim for six wins in a row versus AdU
Sports News UAAP 79 // March 31, 2017

With two games left in their schedule, the DLSU Lady Spikers continue to ramp up their preparations for the crucial stages of their title defense. Tomorrow, the Lady Spikers will look to extend their perfect second-round run against the winless AdU Soaring Falcons. Having already secured the twice-to-beat advantage with a victory in their last…


UAAP: Lady Woodpushers forge tie for first, Green Woodpushers remain in fifth
Sports News UAAP 79 // March 29, 2017

DLSU’s teams finished with contrasting results in the 11th and 12th rounds of the UAAP Season 79 Chess Tournament, which was held in the Quadricentennial Pavilion in the UST and the Henry Sy Sr. Hall in DLSU last March 25 and 26, respectively. With the FEU Lady Tamaraws looking to break away, the Lady Woodpushers…


Kim Fajardo takes on final set
Green Gallery Sports Feature // March 2, 2017

In volleyball, the setter’s primary objective is to distribute the ball to the hitters on the court, a role that is similar to the point guard in basketball or the quarterback in American football. Being a setter is harder than it sounds, as the setter must understand his or her teammates’ preferences, whether it be…


UAAP: Lady Woodpushers continue to dominate, Green Woodpushers suffer consecutive losses
Sports News UAAP 79 // February 17, 2017

The DLSU Green Woodpushers and Lady Woodpushers had contrasting results after the second week of the UAAP Season 79 Chess Tournament held at the 4th Floor of the Henry Sy, Sr. Building in DLSU last February 11 and 12. The Green Woodpushers could not build off their opening week performance after suffering tough losses against…


UAAP: Lady Spikers edge Growling Tigresses to clinch second win
Sports News UAAP 79 // February 11, 2017

The DLSU Lady Spikers remain unbeaten in UAAP Season 79 after defeating the UST Growling Tigresses in four sets, 25-23, 16-25, 25-14, 25-22, earlier today at the Fil Oil Flying V Centre. Despite fielding a younger lineup compared to the past few years, the Lady Spikers managed to overcome a number of UST rallies to…