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Jose Rafael Mendoza
Prep to pro: DLSU Football Alumni conquer the PFL
Sports Feature // August 31, 2017

The Philippines Football League (PFL) is a Filipino professional sports organization, considered to be the highest level of men’s club football in the country. It recently replaced the now defunct United Football League (UFL), the country’s de facto premier league. Following the recent success of the Philippine Azkals at the start of the decade, the…


Behind the scenes of the OSD, UAAP with board member Emmanuel Calanog
Sports Feature // August 11, 2017

Every fan has their own choice of player who serves as an idol or inspiration in life, while every player has their own team to rely on to achieve their goals. Behind the success of the numerous teams in DLSU, though, lies the effective management of the Office of Sports Development (OSD). The OSD’s main…


Most Improved Player: Hard work leads to MVP season for Escaño
Sports Feature // June 19, 2017

Although the DLSU Green Batters were unable to repeat as champions in their UAAP Season 79 campaign, the drastic improvement of sophomore Ignacio Escaño served as one of the few bright spots for a team that expected nothing less than a championship. A testament to Escaño’s stellar performance was him garnering five out of the…


Former Green Archer Robert Bolick finds vindication as San Beda Red Lion
FilOil 2017 Sports News // May 29, 2017

It has been years since the Lasallian community saw Robert Bolick don the Green-and-White in their successful 2013 UAAP Men’s Basketball Championship run. After a less-than-stellar stint the following season, Bolick did not return, citing a spiteful departure from the team. Instead, the six-foot-one guard moved to San Beda College (SBC), where he would prove…


FilOil: Green Archers grab first win, cruise past Altas, 94-71
FilOil 2017 Sports News // May 8, 2017

After a dismal start to their preseason campaign with a loss to the Jose Rizal University Heavy Bombers, the DLSU Green Archers bounced back with a 94-71 win over the University of Perpetual Help System DALTA (UPHSD) earlier today at the FilOil Flying V Centre. Leading by as many as 25 points, the Lasallians forced…


The heightened ACL injury and its truths
Sports Feature // May 2, 2017

One of the most common and feared injuries sports injuries is the anterior cruciate ligament tear, or what is popularly termed as an ACL. A list of high profile athletes have suffered this injury, from NBA players in Derrick Rose and Jamal Crawford to former Philippine Azkals defender Aly Borromeo, instrumentally affecting their careers. Among…


FilOil: Green Archers succumb to JRU in preseason opener, 85-81
FilOil 2017 Sports News // May 1, 2017

Earlier today at the FilOil Flying V Centre, the DLSU Green Archers lost to the Jose Rizal University (JRU) Heavy Bombers, 85-81. With La Salle’s loss, the Green-and-White was unable to open their FilOil Flying V Preseason Cup campaign on a high note. Ben Mbala was dominant on both ends of the court, recording 22 points and…


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…


UAAP: Fighting Maroons take 2-1 victory over DLSU Men’s Football
Sports News UAAP 79 // April 4, 2017

The DLSU Men’s Football Team fell to the UP Maroons, 2-1, at the Rizal Memorial  Stadium last April 2. Jeremiah Borlongan scored the first goal of the game at the 16th minute off a deflection, while King Miyagi at the 62’ mark provided the second. Meanwhile, after being awarded a penalty kick at the 22nd…


UAAP: Green, Lady Batters fail to make postseason
Sports News UAAP 79 // March 15, 2017

The defending champions, the DLSU Green Batters, were unable to defend their crown as their 6-4 win-loss record was not enough to get them a spot in the UAAP Season 79 Baseball Tournament finals. It is a disappointing finish for a team that expected nothing less than a repeat of last year’s success. It was…