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Jose Rafael Mendoza
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…


UAAP: DLSU Women’s Football remains unbeaten, rolls past Lady Eagles, 3-0
Sports News UAAP 79 // March 5, 2017

After defeating the UP Lady Maroons and the UST Lady Tigers in their first two games, the DLSU Women’s Football Team continued its fine form, rolling past archrivals, the ADMU Lady Eagles, 3-0, yesterday in the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Kyra Dimaandal scored the only goal of the first half as she found the net at the 41st…


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

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…