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Renzo Miguel Mercado
Team of the Year: DLSU Women’s Football soars to greater heights
Sports Feature // June 19, 2017

A coherent team with unshakable determination and a relentless pursuit. These were invaluable aspects displayed by the DLSU Women’s Football Team in its undefeated run to the UAAP Season 79 title. After falling against the UP Lady Maroons and clinching the first runner-up in 2016, the Lasallians remained confident and were fueled by their setback….


FilOil: La Salle advances, downs CSJL, 93-77
FilOil2017 Sports News // June 16, 2017

The DLSU Green Archers bested the CSJL Knights, 93-77, behind 45 points and 17 rebounds from Ben Mbala. Ricci Rivero added 17 points in the winning effort, while Jerrick Balanza tallied 22 points for Letran in the loss. After the game, Aldin Ayo emphasized the importance of his team’s unselfish play in a win that…


UAAP: LSDC-Street dethrones UP, claims third championship
Sports News UAAP 79 // May 20, 2017

After a five-year title drought, La Salle Dance Company-Street (LSDC-Street) finished with 89 points to become champions of the UAAP Season 79 Street Dance Competition earlier today at the Plaza Mayor in UST, Manila. LSDC-Street clinched its third UAAP title after previously winning in 2011 and 2012. The UP Street Dance Club (UPSDC) and UST…


UAAP: DLSU Men’s Football takes early exit in Season 79
Sports News UAAP 79 // April 24, 2017

The DLSU Men’s Football Team closed its UAAP Season 79 campaign with disappointment as it landed in sixth place and clinched four General Championship points for the Green-and-White. With a record of four wins, four draws, and six losses, this season marked the first time that La Salle missed the football Final Four since its…


UAAP: DLSU Men’s Football gets back to winning ways, trounces NU, 1-0
Sports News UAAP 79 // March 31, 2017

The DLSU Men’s Football team prevailed over the NU Bulldogs to remain undefeated in the second round of the UAAP Season 79 Men’s Football Tournament yesterday at the Moro Lorenzo field in Ateneo. Nace Gonzales provided the winning goal for the Lasallians with a spectacular finish coming from a cross from Marcus Garcia during the…


UAAP: DLSU Men’s Football prevails over AdU, 2-0, starts second round strong
Sports News UAAP 79 // March 17, 2017

The DLSU Men’s Football Team opened the second round of the UAAP Season 79 Football Tournament with a 2-0 win against the AdU Soaring Falcons yesterday at the Moro Lorenzo field in Ateneo. Nicko Villacin delivered the first goal of the game with a header at the 67th minute while Jed Diamante sealed the game for…


UAAP: Green Tennisters claim podium finish, Lady Tennisters stumble
Sports News UAAP 79 // March 16, 2017

The DLSU Tennisters capped off UAAP Season 79 in contrasting fashion. The Green Tennisters finished the season with a 5-5 win-loss record, settling for third in the league, a massive improvement from last year’s winless campaign. Meanwhile, the Lady Tennisters found themselves at the bottom of the team standings with a 1-7 record. It was…


UAAP: DLSU Tennis Teams end Season 79 on contrasting notes
Sports News UAAP 79 // March 12, 2017

The DLSU Green Tennisters and Lady Tennisters concluded their respective UAAP Season 79 campaigns on contrasting notes at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center. The Green Tennisters fell against UE, 4-1, last March 11, before defeating the UP Fighting Maroons, 3-2, earlier today, March 12. Meanwhile, the Lady Tennisters succumbed to the NU Lady Bulldogs last…


Extreme sports: The thrill behind the peril
Sports Feature // March 8, 2017

In every sport comes the feeling of pressure and excitement. The surge of energy to beat the clock winding down, the rush of adrenaline to overtake a leading opponent, or the sudden motivation to perform an incredible move to determine the decisive moment. The instance when the impossible is achieved is what every athlete lives…


UAAP: Lady Spikers fall to Lady Eagles in four sets, end first round with 5-2 record
Sports News UAAP 79 // March 4, 2017

Coming off a three-game winning streak, the DLSU Lady Spikers bowed to the ADMU Lady Eagles in four sets, 26-24, 26-24, 21-25, 25-17, earlier today at the Mall of Asia Arena. La Salle now holds a 5-2 win-loss record and sits in second place. Meanwhile, ADMU holds a 6-1 win-loss record and sits atop the standings….