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Marnellie Alegre
Behind the scenes of gameday with DLSU athletes
Sports Feature // May 1, 2017

Getting in the zone before game time can be different for everybody, may it be in sports, school, work, or even during lull periods. Being productive and reaching optimum concentration is a process that everyone experiences differently, and this is no foreign concept to Lasallian student athletes. Pre-game day rituals and routines are common among…


The man behind the muscle: DLSU conditioning coach Marlon Celis
Sports Feature // April 14, 2017

Within the buzzing gym of the Enrique Razon Sports Complex, Marlon Celis checks his watch intently as the DLSU Green Archers undergo their bleep test on a Wednesday afternoon. Whistle in hand, he asserts words of encouragement to the players dashing to the baseline, panting heavily as the speaker system perpetually signals the succeeding intervals…


DLSU Dragon Boat Team rowing towards success
Sports Feature // April 9, 2017

In a country where mainstream sports events such as basketball and volleyball dominate the media, some athletes take a chance on a road less traveled. First introduced in Ancient China, Dragon Boating celebrates culture, tradition, endurance, strength, skill, and harmony amongst others. With its rising popularity in both the international and local scene, a newfound…


UAAP: Lady Batters overwhelmed by AdU, 9-1
Sports News UAAP 79 // March 5, 2017

In a match-up which could be a preview of the Final Four, the DLSU Lady Batters succumbed to the defending champions, the AdU Lady Falcons, via mercy rule, 9-1, yesterday at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Diamond. After scoring the first run of the game, the Lady Batters failed to match AdU, with the game ending…


UAAP: DLSU Fencers geared up and ready to go
Sports News UAAP 79 // February 7, 2017

Just a few weeks before the Fencing tournament of the UAAP begins, the DLSU Fencers are armed and ready for battle, with both teams looking to improve on their Season 78 runs. The Green Fencers and Lady Fencers finished last season at fifth and third place, respectively. Meanwhile, the UE Red Warriors and Lady Warriors…


Bannering Bacolod, the City of Smiles
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // February 5, 2017

Bacolod City: the heart of Negros Occidental and home of some of the most beautiful sights, grandest festivals, and most delicious delicacies in the Philippines. Known as the city of smiles, it is no secret that it is a home of people with big welcoming hearts and even bigger personalities. Talent can be found all…


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…


Davao athletes take on bigger stage
Sports Feature // December 22, 2016

With the pressure to perform both on and off the court, the life of a student athlete is definitely not easy. The same can be said about adjusting to a new city. While each is in itself a difficult hurdle to overcome, certain students are faced with the demanding task of handling both. Though Lasallian…


UAAP Cheerdance: Animo Squad stays at sixth, NU secures dynasty with four-peat
Sports News // December 16, 2016

One of the most awaited events of the season, the UAAP Cheerdance Competition (CDC) also became one of the most emotional with several ups and downs. The DLSU Animo Squad maintained their sixth place finish from last year, garnering 560.5 points, continuing their podium finish drought. The defending champions, the NU Pep Squad, etched themselves…