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Claro Ignacio Manzano
Athlete Revisited: The life of a Lady Spiker
Athlete Revisited Sports Feature // May 6, 2017

For the sixth consecutive season, the DLSU Lady Spikers and rivals the ADMU Lady Eagles are squaring off in the UAAP Women’s Volleyball Finals. In the light of another highly anticipated matchup between DLSU and ADMU, The LaSallian sought the opportunity to sit down with former Lady Spikers who represented La Salle during its early years…


Cheng, Tiamzon display fire and desire heading into final stretch
Sports Feature UAAP 79 // April 24, 2017

For the ninth consecutive year, the DLSU Lady Spikers are once again on the way to the UAAP Women’s Volleyball Finals. They are just one step away from a championship repeat, but much has changed since winning it all last season. The gap left by the departure of key senior players proved to be larger…


UAAP Final Four: Lady Spikers face UST anew, hold twice-to-beat advantage
Sports News UAAP 79 // April 21, 2017

After concluding the UAAP Season 79 Women’s Volleyball Tournament in second place with an 11-3 win-loss standing, the DLSU Lady Spikers are set to face the UST Golden Tigresses anew in the Final Four. As a result of its second place finish in the elimination round, La Salle will hold a twice-to-beat advantage over third-seeded…


Women’s Asian Cup: Lasallians shine anew as Philippine XI seal qualification
Sports Feature // April 17, 2017

For the first time since 2003, the Philippine Women’s National Team, also known as the Malditas, is set to take part in the AFC (Asian Football Confederation) Women’s Asian Cup in Jordan in 2018. The Malditas were drawn into Group A of the qualification stages which was hosted by Tajikistan in the city of Dushanbe….


Word on the street: Dream tournaments and venues
Sports Feature // April 13, 2017

Throughout the second semester of UAAP Season 79, a number of Lasallian athletes gave their thoughts about the different competitions and venues they aspire to compete in. Lady Spiker Tin Tiamzon, DLSU Football’s Rigo Joseph, Green Batter Ignacio Escaño, and Green Jin Mitchell Agapito share their answers with The LaSallian.   Tin Tiamzon, Lady Spikers Outside…


Green Journal: The Diamante brothers of DLSU Football v.2
Green Journal Sports Feature UAAP 79 // April 4, 2017

A year after their first Green Journal, the three Diamante brothers of DLSU Football shared their thoughts once again and talked about life in Manila and Davao. Furthermore, eldest brother Gio, who played out his eligibility in 2015, relived his favorite goals from his UAAP career, spoke about how football made a difference in his…


Women’s Asian Cup Qualifiers: DLSU Football’s Palacios, Castaneda lead Philippine National Team
News Feature Sports News //

Veteran Inna Palacios and sophomore Sara Castaneda will suit up anew for the Philippine Women’s National Football Team, also known as the Malditas. The pair will also be joined by Cristine Duran, Irish Navaja, and Nina Arrieta. “I feel blessed and excited being called up for the team, especially that a couple of us are…


Shaping the Lady Spikers for the long run
Sports News UAAP 79 //

Despite not utilizing Kim Kianna Dy, who tweaked her ankle versus the UST Golden Tigresses, the DLSU Lady Spikers clinched their sixth consecutive victory at the expense of the AdU Lady Falcons, 25-13, 25-14, 25-16, last April 1 in the Mall of Asia Arena. MaJoy Baron led the way for the Lasallians with 13 points…


What happened to Philippine Football since its revival?
Opinion // April 3, 2017

I remember spending a Saturday night back home in 2010, relaxing from all of the hustle and bustle of life by kicking back in the living room of my house and just watching TV. As I flipped through the channels, something on Balls Channel (which has since been dissolved) immediately caught my eye: highlights of…


UAAP: Lady Spikers sweep UST, book twice-to-beat advantage
Sports News UAAP 79 // March 29, 2017

The DLSU Lady Spikers booked their fifth consecutive victory after defeating the UST Golden Tigresses in straight sets, 25-23, 25-22, 25-21. Desiree Cheng led the way for the Lasallians and was named player of the game with 13 points on nine attacks and three service aces. Despite leaving the match in the early stages of…