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Renzo Miguel Mercado
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…


UAAP: Lady Spikers return to finals after defeating NU in straight sets
Sports News UAAP 80 // April 22, 2018

The DLSU Lady Spikers booked their tenth consecutive finals berth after coming away with a 27-25, 25-22, 25-11 victory over the NU Lady Bulldogs, earlier today at the Mall of Asia Arena. Kim Dy led La Salle with 17 points on 15 attacks. Michelle Cobb also brought the Lasallians the offense they needed with three…


UAAP: La Salle clinches playoff berth at the expense of UST
Sports News UAAP 80 // April 8, 2018

The DLSU Lady Spikers prevailed over the UST Golden Tigresses in straight sets, 25-23, 25-23, 25-22, earlier today at the FilOil Flying V Centre. La Salle improved its win-loss card to 10-2 for the season. Kim Kianna Dy had 12 points behind eight attacks and four blocks in the winning effort. Meanwhile, Sisi Rondina exploded…


UAAP: Lady Spikers cruise past UE in straight sets
Sports News UAAP 80 // March 24, 2018

In a battle between two teams currently seated on opposite ends of the spectrum, DLSU proved why it was the league-leading team with a convincing win over the UE Lady Warriors. After a grueling five-set match in their previous game against FEU, the Lady Spikers dominated UE in straight sets, 25-8, 25-14, 25-12. La Salle…