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Claro Ignacio Manzano
Green Journal: Ben Mbala v.9
Green Journal Sports Feature // November 25, 2017

Almost a year has passed since Ben Mbala’s last Green Journal and from when La Salle clinched the UAAP Men’s Basketball Championship. Now, the Cameroonian and the rest of the DLSU Green Archers find themselves squaring off against the ADMU Blue Eagles in the finals for the second consecutive year. In his ninth journal, Mbala…

Introducing 3×3 basketball to the UAAP community
Opinion // October 5, 2017

With the induction of FIBA 3×3 basketball as an official event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, it will be nice to see the UAAP do the same to its roster of events. Beach volleyball was added as a first semester event as its indoor counterpart is played in the second half of the league’s calendar….

The LaSallian Excellence Award: The continuous ascent of Deyto
Sports Feature // July 25, 2017

Reaching the pinnacle of Philippine Football and establishing his presence surely did not happen overnight as Deyto patiently strived to reach his goal day in and day out, with or without a spotlight. The Business Management graduate’s ascent in the football system of the country is not only a testament to his values, but also…

FilOil: La Salle falls to ADMU, 80-78, absorbs third loss in seven games
FilOil 2017 Sports News // June 11, 2017

The DLSU Green Archers fell to the ADMU Blue Eagles earlier today, 80-78, and now hold a 4-3 win-loss card in the FilOil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup. Ben Mbala finished with 23 points and nine rebounds for La Salle while Aljun Melecio recorded 20 points on 38 percent three-point shooting and grabbed five rebounds….

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 // 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…