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UAAP Finals: Lady Spikers face ADMU in sixth straight finals series, seek 10th championship
Sports News UAAP 79 // May 1, 2017

The DLSU Lady Spikers are heading into their ninth consecutive finals appearance since Season 71 and are looking to claim their tenth championship for La Salle. This feat, however, will not come easy as they will face the ADMU Lady Eagles in the finals for the sixth straight year. Although DLSU concluded the elimination round with…

Smit and De Jesus: Making a difference beyond sports
Sports Feature // April 26, 2017

Behind every great player is a great coach, a person to show toughness and not sugarcoat anything when it comes to training. Players need to be pushed to the limit then loved, then pushed again in order to bring out the hunger inside of them, and coaches are there to ensure that their players reach…

LSAL: Air Force One bags title over Baroney behind Cu’s late game heroics
LSAL Sports News // April 25, 2017

The annual La Salle Athletic League (LSAL) 2016-2017 Basketball Tournament ended with a thrilling double overtime (OT) game last April 17. After being down as many as 20 points, Finals Most Valuable Player Raphael Cu willed his team to a 92-89 win over Baroney to claim the championship at the Enrique Razon Sports Complex last April…

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 eliminate Golden Tigresses, book return trip to the finals
Sports News UAAP 79 // April 22, 2017

The DLSU Lady Spikers walked away with a 25-14, 25-20, 24-26, 25-13 victory over the UST Golden Tigresses earlier today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum to advance to the UAAP Season 79 Women’s Volleyball Finals. Kim Fajardo led La Salle with 11 points on five service aces and dictated the Green-and-White offense with 39 excellent…

UAAP: Lady Spikers succumb to Lady Eagles in four sets, end elimination round as second seed
Sports News UAAP 79 // April 8, 2017

Despite a strong start, the DLSU Lady Spikers were unable to contain Jule Samonte and the ADMU Lady Spikers as they fell to their archrivals, 12-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-19, earlier today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Returning from injury, Kim Kianna Dy was a bright spot for La Salle, scoring 15 points on 14 attacks….

UAAP: Lady Spikers face Lady Eagles, seek first seed heading into Final Four
Sports News UAAP 79 // April 7, 2017

Currently tied with an 11-2 win-loss record, the DLSU Lady Spikers and the ADMU Lady Eagles will square off anew to close the elimination round of the UAAP Season 79 Women’s Volleyball Tournament. La Salle is on a six game winning streak since losing to its archrivals in the first half of the season. ADMU, on the…

Green gallery: MaJoy Baron proves it’s harder than it looks
Green Gallery Sport News // April 6, 2017

For athletes, the grind is true. Although people rarely see it, it exists. After the lights go down, behind the flashes of cameras and with the absence of the wandering eyes of the public, they say the real grind begins. It isn’t easy—in fact, most walk away from it. For the few who embrace it,…

UAAP: Lady Spikers overwhelm UE, secure Final Four berth
Sports News UAAP 79 // March 25, 2017

The DLSU Lady Spikers secured a spot in the Final Four after overpowering the UE Lady Warriors, 25-16-25-15, 25-9. Desiree Cheng willed La Salle to victory with 10 points on nine attacks and a service ace. Veterans MaJoy Baron and Kim Fajardo added in 9 points apiece with the former recording three blocks and the latter…

UAAP: Lady Spikers seek to clinch Final Four spot against UE
Sports New UAAP 79 // March 24, 2017

The DLSU Lady Spikers will seek to clinch a Final Four berth as they face the struggling UE Lady Warriors after a straight-set rout of the UP Lady Maroons last Sunday, March 19. So far, UE has only managed to win one out of all of its 10 games this season. The Lady Warriors are…