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Renzo Miguel Mercado
UAAP: Green Archers outlast NU, 115-109, in high scoring affair
Sports News UAAP 80 // September 16, 2017

The Green Archers continue to win despite the absence of reigning UAAP Most Valuable Player Ben Mbala as they triumphed over the NU Bulldogs, 115-109, in a high scoring affair earlier today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Ricci Rivero, Aljun Melecio, and Jollo Go combined to score 60 points for DLSU. Santi Santillan also scored…

UAAP: DLSU basketball teams hope to continue progress, face NU in second game
Sports News UAAP 80 // September 15, 2017

DLSU basketball produced mixed results last Sunday, during the opening weekend of the UAAP. While the Green Archers were able to hold off the FEU Tamaraws to kick-off their campaign, the Lady Archers dropped their first game, against the Lady Tamaraws. Both teams are slated to hit the courts once again tomorrow, September 16, as…

UAAP: DLSU Lady Archers aim for redemption
Sports News UAAP 80 // September 9, 2017

After a gallant run that fell just short of claiming the title last year against the NU Lady Bulldogs, the DLSU Lady Archers are gearing up for glory this coming UAAP season. Despite an excellent 11-3 record in the elimination round, the Lady Bulldogs were just too much for La Salle to handle. DLSU surprised…

UAAP: Green Archers ready to defend top spot
Sports News UAAP 80 //

The DLSU Green Archers left no doubt as to who was UAAP Season 79’s best team; playing two stellar games against archrivals ADMU Blue Eagles in last season’s finals showdown. Jeron Teng led La Salle in a performance which will forever be remembered by the DLSU community as he silenced the roaring opposing crowd with…

UAAP eligibility rules: Adapting to changing times
Sports Feature // September 3, 2017

Founded in 1938, the UAAP has kicked off its 80th season, serving as an avenue for students to compete and showcase their skills in sports. Comparing the very first season to what the league is now, it is evident that much has changed since then. As the league continues to grow, its rules also reshape…

Cementing a legacy: The DLSU Flag Football Club
Sports Feature // August 31, 2017

With the various sports organizations present in the University, the DLSU Flag Football Club has continuously been emerging from its roots. Considered as a less aggressive alternative to American Football, flag football only requires players to take a flag from the ball-carrier to indicate a down. Thus, tackling an opposing player is unnecessary. A game…

Behind the scenes of the OSD, UAAP with board member Emmanuel Calanog
Sports Feature // August 11, 2017

Every fan has their own choice of player who serves as an idol or inspiration in life, while every player has their own team to rely on to achieve their goals. Behind the success of the numerous teams in DLSU, though, lies the effective management of the Office of Sports Development (OSD). The OSD’s main…

FilOil: DLSU succumbs to SBC, 75-72, fails to defend preseason title
FilOil 2017 Sports News // June 25, 2017

The DLSU Green Archers once again fell at the hands of the SBC (San Beda College) Red Lions behind a go-ahead three-pointer from former Green Archer Robert Bolick with eight seconds remaining in the fourth quarter. A close battled ensued between the reigning UAAP and NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) champions until the Lasallians faltered…

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…