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Patrick Quintero
Pampanga’s Best: Mark Dyke and Justine Baltazar
Sports Feature // November 13, 2016

DLSU Green Archer Justine Baltazar hails from the northern province of Pampanga, and although it may seem that teammate Mark Dyke was recruited from abroad, he actually grew up from the same province. Calvin Abueva, Arwind Santos, and Japeth Aguilar are some Filipino basketball icons who also call Pampanga their home. Their grinding, “out-hustle everyone”…

UAAP: Green Archers fail to shoot down ADMU, suffer first loss in Season 79
Sports News UAAP 79 // November 5, 2016

The DLSU Green Archers suffered their first defeat of the season against their archrivals, the ADMU Blue Eagles, 83-71, earlier today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. La Salle’s hopes of achieving a perfect win-loss record for the season disappeared along with the advantage of garnering an automatic spot for the finals. Jeron Teng led all…

UAAP: Green Archers look to extend unbeaten run against ADMU
Sports News UAAP 79 // November 4, 2016

After a short hiatus due to the Undas break, the second half of UAAP Basketball is once again in full swing. With the season sweep in near sight, the DLSU Green Archers will once again take on the ADMU Blue Eagles in the second part of the epic Taft-Katipunan rivalry. With a win, the Green…

UAAP: Lady Archers fail to bounce back, lose to NU, 93-77
Sports News UAAP 79 // October 29, 2016

The DLSU Lady Archers failed to bounce back from their devastating loss against the FEU Lady Tamaraws and bowed to the defending champions, the NU Lady Bulldogs, 93-77. The Lady Bulldogs’ top scorers, Jack Animam, Gemmar Miranda, and Afril Bernardino, combined for 69 points. Animam was dominant on both ends of the court, recording 25…

Green Journal: Ben Mbala v.6
Green Journal Sports Feature // October 27, 2016

The media room breaks into complete silence as three distinct figures enter, making their way to the press conference. Ben Mbala follows behind Jeron Teng and Aldin Ayo through the anticipating crowd of journalists. It is hard not to notice Mbala, with his tall frame and massive arms, towering over everyone else in the room….

First semester athletes to look out for
Sports Feature Student Spotlight UAAP 79 // October 18, 2016

All eyes are on the reigning UAAP General Champions, De La Salle University. The Green-and-White have a target on their back; they are the team to beat, and the road to keeping the title in Taft for Season 79 will not be an easy one. This challenge will only get tougher throughout the year, even…

Green Journal: Ben Mbala v.5
Green Journal Sports Feature // October 14, 2016

Recording their best start to the season since 2002, the DLSU Green Archers remain undefeated in eight games. Their supreme performance can be attributed to multiple factors—coach Aldin Ayo’s “Mayhem” system, Jeron Teng’s leadership, or simply, the team’s movement as one unit. However, people should not forget big man Ben Mbala’s play in the middle, a…

UAAP: Green, Lady Tankers eye Season 79 Championship
Sports Feature Sports News UAAP 79 // October 8, 2016

Another championship quest begins for the Green and Lady Tankers as a new season in the UAAP kicks off this October. DLSU claimed podium finishes during the last UAAP Season 78 Swimming Competition, with the Green Tankers ending their campaign in second place, and the Lady Tankers landing in third, garnering 286 and 177 points,…

Green Journal: Ben Mbala v.4
Green Journal Sports Feature // October 6, 2016

“Did you even know what you just did? You just did what people call a poster and that was your first dunk ever!” recalls Ben Mbala in his second version of the Green Journal on what he was once told by his former coach. Halfway into his much anticipated debut in the UAAP, Mbala has now experienced being…

UAAP: Claro and Castillo lead Lady Archers, shoot down Lady Eagles, 67-57
Sports News UAAP 79 // October 2, 2016

The DLSU Lady Archers’ first round of the UAAP Season 79 Women’s Basketball Tournament concluded today after prevailing over the ADMU Lady Eagles, 67-57. With the victory, La Salle avenged its early playoff exit at the hands of ADMU last year. Jollina Go led Ateneo, finishing with 18 points in the losing effort. Camille Claro…