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Charles Usi
Jeron Teng: Doing it all (and more) for victory
Green Gallery // March 28, 2012

He is listed six-foot-two, and he considers explosive and heady guards like Russell Westbrook, Stephen Curry and Ricky Rubio as his favorite NBA players. Similarly, he had manned the point for his high school team, the Xavier Stallions, which won multiple championships. But Jeron Teng can do much more than dish the ball to open…

Lady Spikers reigns supreme anew; Cruz exits Finals MVP
Sports News //

Cha Cruz could have graduated from the UAAP last year with flying colors – her third championship and the Finals MVP plum – but she did not. UAAP Season 74 was without veterans Jacq Alarca and Steph Mercado, but Cruz gambled and suited for her last year of eligibility. “Kaunti lang yung nabibigyan ng ganitong…

What GC?
Opinion // February 28, 2012

The University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) is one of the most popular collegiate leagues in the country, but its General Championship (GC), the award given to the best performing member-school has a reputation contrary to the league’s popularity. It is usually basketball, the rivalry between Ateneo and DLSU, and the improving performance of…

Lady Spikers’ blocking denies Ateneo, inches closer to back-to-back crown
Sports News // February 26, 2012

DLSU’s blocking is back. The DLSU Lady Spikers tallied 12 block kills to seize Game 2 of the UAAP Women’s Volleyball Finals’ series against the Ateneo Lady Eagles last Saturday, February 25. Home of the last four league’s top blockers in the past five seasons, including back-to-back Best Blocker Michelle Gumabao, the Lady Spikers reconstructed…

Duo powers Green Spikers to 3-3 slate
Sports News // January 25, 2012

The Green Spikers split their first six games evenly in the UAAP Season 74 Men’s Volleyball Tournament at the Fil Oil Flying V Arena to finish in the three-way log jam with Final Four contenders Adamson University (AdU) and University of the Philippines (UP). DLSU’s top two spikers, Team Captain Myco Antonio and sophomore Red…

2011: Green Spikers tout an early 1-1 UAAP record
Sports Feature // January 8, 2012

Two matches of the Green-and-White squad in the UAAP Season 74 Men’s Volleyball Tournament did not go as expected. The Green Spikers started with a 1-1 win and loss record after facing the top and the bottom squads of the previous season. With a mixed of seasoned veterans and five promising newcomers, last year’s 3rd…

Aiana Lontok : One-Armed Superwoman
Green Gallery // October 20, 2011

The saying goes “it takes two to tango,” but for DLSU Animo Squad’s flyer Aiana Lontok a good arm is enough to cartwheel, dance, spot, catch, fly and finish the rest of the routine. In the starting minutes of the Coach Rhufa Rosario-mentored squad’s hat-trick performance, one of its flyers, Lontok, dislocated her right elbow…

DLSU Shuttlers finish on top as UAAP qualifiers draw to a close
Sports News // September 25, 2011

Placing either on the second spot or third spot for the past few weeks, the Green and Lady Shuttlers mounted a last minute rally to finish on top of the UAAP Season 74 Badminton qualifiers.

Contrasting finishes attained by Green and Lady Fencers
Sports Feature // January 23, 2011

A year ago the two teams suffered the same fate, finishing last in both divisions, and yet a year removed from their dismal performances, the DLSU Green and Lady Fencers churned out stints that was as opposite as black and white. The Lady Fencers went from being the bottom-feeder at the end of last year’s…

Lady Spikers remain undefeated in seven starts
Sports News //

It was the match the DLSU Lady Spikers had been waiting for all year, and now it was at the third set, with them having already two sets in the bag, with a wide 17-8 lead at the third set.