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Gio Gloria
UAAP: Lady Spikers strive to defend crown in Season 79
Sports News UAAP 79 // February 3, 2017

In a span of one year, the DLSU Lady Spikers came from succumbing to injuries against the ADMU Lady Eagles in the Finals to successfully exacting revenge on their archrivals. They eventually secured their place as the country’s best women’s collegiate volleyball team once again. The year 2016 presented many storylines for DLSU, with questions…


UAAP: Lady Woodpushers gear up for title defense, Green Woodpushers aim for redemption
Sports News UAAP 79 //

Among the key contributors to DLSU’s third UAAP General Championship (GC) were the DLSU Green Woodpushers and Lady Woodpushers. Both chess teams remain as among the league’s elite despite the loss of a number of key veterans. The Lady Woodpushers enter Season 79 as the defending champions after overcoming a stacked field that included FEU…


Broad shoulders and huge expectations: Foreign student athletes in the UAAP
Sports Feature // January 22, 2017

In a crowd of Filipino basketball players, they stand out. Figuratively, they are fish out of water. From the way they run, to the way they make their presence on the court, foreign student athletes in the UAAP play as if they’re under a microscope, with the championship aspirations of their team hinged on their…


Broad shoulders and huge expectations: Foreign student athletes in the UAAP
Sports Feature // January 15, 2017

In a crowd of Filipino basketball players, they stand out. Figuratively, they are fish out of water. From the way they run, to the way they make their presence on the court, foreign student athletes in the UAAP play as if they’re under a microscope, with the championship aspirations of their team hinged on their…


Kib Montalbo regains swagger
Sports Feature // December 22, 2016

Among all the factors that can affect an athlete’s performance, fear is perhaps the most daunting. From the doubt that comes from a serious injury to the sight of an imposing defender, fear can impact the psyche of a player and completely change the complexion of a game, season, and even a career. Coming off…


Seniors spearhead Green Archers’ run to 9th UAAP title
Sports Feature UAAP 79 // December 18, 2016

As the final buzzer sounded, four men held their hands up high and shouted for joy for one last time. Jeron Teng, Jason Perkins, Thomas Torres, and Julian Sargent capped off their careers in a way all athletes dream of but only a few achieve: winning a championship. After three years of mixed results, the…


UAAP Finals: NU blows out Lady Archers to take third straight title
Sports News UAAP 79 // December 7, 2016

With their performance in Game 1, the DLSU Lady Archers were hoping to pull off a similar effort in Game 2 in order to extend the championship series. Yet, despite their best efforts, the NU Lady Bulldogs dominated on both ends of the floor with a strong third quarter to take down the Lady Archers,…


UAAP Finals: Green Archers aim to clinch title against Blue Eagles
Sports News UAAP 79 // December 6, 2016

One more game. One more win, and the title goes back to Taft. On Wednesday, the DLSU Green Archers will aim to put a close to the final chapter of UAAP Season 79 when they square off against the ADMU Blue Eagles in Game 2 of this season’s finals, which will continue tomorrow at 4…


UAAP Finals: Lady Archers look to extend series against Lady Bulldogs
Sports News UAAP 79 //

With their backs against the wall, the DLSU Lady Archers will seek to keep their season alive when they take on the NU Lady Bulldogs in Game 2 of the UAAP Season 79 Women’s Basketball Finals tomorrow, at 11 am, in the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Lady Archers will try to build on the positives of…


UAAP Final Four: Green Archers barge into finals after edging AdU
Sports News UAAP 79 // November 23, 2016

Despite entering the Final Four as the top seed, the DLSU Green Archers knew that making the championship round would not be a walk in the park. Today’s 69-64 victory over the AdU Soaring Falcons at the Mall of Asia Arena may have sent them to the finals, but their lapses during the game proved…