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Renzo Miguel Mercado
Coach Susan Neri: Hoping to continue a winning tradition
Sports Feature UAAP 81 // September 15, 2018

Things are about to change for the DLSU Woodpushers in a short span of time. Aside from the adjustment of their season from the second half of the UAAP to the first, a huge transition in their coaching staff is also set to take place. Long-time head coach Randy Segarra is about to pass the…


Coach of the Year: Randy Segarra leads chess teams to podium finishes
Sports News UAAP 80 // August 13, 2018

Season 80 was a defining edition of the UAAP for La Salle Chess. As the men’s team aimed for a podium finish, the women’s team on the other hand did their best to avoid another occurrence of a tie similar to last year’s championship. Segarra states that both teams had a different complexion for this…


Male Athlete of the Year: Ben Mbala earns spot among La Salle’s greatest athletes
Sports Feature Student Spotlight UAAP 80 // August 10, 2018

Despite being limited to only a couple of years in the UAAP due to eligibility issues, Ben Mbala’s legacy will forever be cemented in the history of DLSU Basketball. His short-term stay with La Salle was packed with individual milestones and team achievements. Backlashed for his race and hated by his opponents for his brute…


Lady Spikers remain queens of UAAP Volleyball
Sports Feature // July 1, 2018

After being in the finals for ten consecutive years, the DLSU Lady Spikers achieved a rare three-peat championship at the expense of the Lady Tamaraws. Head coach Ramil De Jesus continues to cement his legacy as one of the best of his era. The strict yet humble mentor stresses the discipline and hard work of…


Coach Alvin Ocampo: In the life of Football
Sports Feature // June 21, 2018

Behind every brilliant team is a brilliant mind. For DLSU Football, assistant coach Alvin Ocampo serves as La Salle’s silent tactician along the sidelines of Hans Smit’s coaching staff. The LaSallian had the chance to sit with the assistant coach of the Football teams to talk about his journey rising through the ranks and how…


A professor’s perspective on student-athletes
Sports Feature // May 18, 2018

Aside from excelling in the field of sports, student-athletes also have to attend their respective classes. With the tireless efforts they give during games, it is indeed difficult to juggle both academics and training. Although it is an obvious stereotype among student-athletes, some continue to go beyond what is expected of them. The LaSallian sat…


UAAP: DLSU Lady Spikers put down FEU, earns a step closer to the title
Sports News UAAP 80 // April 30, 2018

The DLSU Lady Spikers took game one of the UAAP Women’s Volleyball Finals and are one game away from claiming their 11th championship title after successfully defeating the FEU Lady Tamaraws in three straight sets, 29-27, 25-21, 25-22, last Saturday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Kim Dy led La Salle the victory after contributing 10…


UAAP: Lady Spikers clash with FEU for title
Sports News UAAP 80 // April 28, 2018

A new strife will be featured in this year’s UAAP Women’s Volleyball tournament as the FEU Lady Tamaraws will be squaring off against the defending champions, the DLSU Lady Spikers. The Lady Tamaraws ended the season with a 10-4 win-loss card, whereas La Salle topped the standings with a 12-2 slate. A heated rivalry between…


UAAP: La Salle’s campaign ends in the Final Four, loses to UP, 1-0
Sports News UAAP 80 // April 26, 2018

The DLSU Men’s Football Team made their Season 80 exit earlier today at the Rizal Memorial Stadium as the Lasallians succumbed to a 1-0 defeat against the UP Fighting Maroons. Kyle Magdato scored the match’s only goal as he smashed in the ball past the goalkeeper in the 47th minute. It was an impressive run…


UAAP: Lady Woodpushers reclaim title, Green Woodpushers secure podium finish
Sports News UAAP 80 // April 24, 2018

With a handful of graduating players from both divisions, the DLSU Woodpushers ended their respective seasons on a high note. The Lady Woodpushers were crowned champions once again after concluding at second place last year. Meanwhile, their male counterparts redeemed themselves and won second place after falling short against the NU Bulldogs. “Overall, we are…