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Dan Jerusalem
UAAP eligibility rules: Adapting to changing times
Sports Feature // September 3, 2017

Founded in 1938, the UAAP has kicked off its 80th season, serving as an avenue for students to compete and showcase their skills in sports. Comparing the very first season to what the league is now, it is evident that much has changed since then. As the league continues to grow, its rules also reshape…

SEA Games: Lasallians to represent Team Philippines once more
Sports Feature // August 7, 2017

The Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) is one of the most important events in the world of sports as it showcases the best athletes in the Southeast Asian region. The SEA Games, which will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, will open on August 19 and conclude on August 30. Last year, the Philippines ranked…

FilOil: DLSU edges LPU, moves one step closer to defending preseason title
FilOil 2017 Sports News // June 23, 2017

It was a nail-biter yet again between the DLSU Green Archers and the LPU (Lyceum of the Philippines University) Pirates in the semifinals of the FilOil Flying V Preseason Premiere Cup as La Salle was able to come away with a win to advance to the finals, 100-99. Aljun Melecio led all scorers with 30…

FilOil: La Salle grabs fourth win against gritty Red Warriors
FilOil 2017 Sports News // June 4, 2017

  It was a tight match between the DLSU Green Archers and the UE Red Warriors as both teams fought hard until the dying seconds of the game, with La Salle edging out UE in the end, 77-71. Justine Baltazar led La Salle in scoring with 15 points and three blocks. Meanwhile Santi Santillan recorded…

FilOil: Green Archers overcome Lyceum in overtime thriller
FilOil 2017 Sports News // May 19, 2017

What looked to be just a regular blowout game on a Saturday afternoon turned out to be an overtime nail-biter as the DLSU Green Archers overcome a huge deficit to beat the Lyceum Pirates in overtime, 121-119. “They gave us a dose of our own medicine,” said head coach Aldin Ayo on the game against…

By the numbers: UAAP 79 first semester
Sports News // March 7, 2017

After months of grueling battles, UAAP Season 79 has reached its halfway point. DLSU is currently in its bid for its fourth overall General Championship (GC) and is also seeking to earn back-to-back titles. With the team from Taft gearing for another championship, The LaSallian gives an overview of the Green-and-White’s numbers so far this…

Sauler vs Ayo: Analyzing greatness
Sports Feature // January 30, 2017

Three seasons ago, a young assistant coach by the name of Juno Sauler was given the head coaching job of a somewhat promising DLSU Green Archer squad just three weeks prior to its opening game. La Salle had suffered an early semifinals defeat the prior season against its archrivals, the ADMU Blue Eagles. Then led…

Keith Uy and Carlo Dionisio: New kicks for La Salle’s Jins
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // October 22, 2016

Two places short of a championship during last season’s taekwondo tournament, both the DLSU Green Jins and Lady Jins hope to bounce back and reclaim the throne this coming Season 79. Aside from ending the season with Kyle Arsenal being named Rookie of the Year for the men’s division, prized rookies such as Keith Uy…

The evolution of the UAAP
Sports Feature // October 8, 2016

The University Athletic Association of the Philippines, or more commonly known as the UAAP, entered its 79th season last September 3. A huge sporting event that has stretched throughout the decades, it has, no doubt, experienced its fair share of major changes and improvements in its system, especially with the rotation of host schools.  …

Alex Depante: Once an athlete, always an athlete
Sports Feature // August 29, 2016

With three UAAP General Championships in just four years, it can be said that La Salle has entered an era of consistency and potential dominance in the realm of sports. While it is obviously the result of the athletes’ sheer hard work and determination, there are other factors at work that deserve credit as well….