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Green Gallery: Rookie of the Year Patrick King Perez
by Rob Matibag and Drew Beltran Acierto
Green Gallery Sports Feature UAAP 81 // March 13, 2019

Being a student athlete is never easy. Besides training and working on your craft, the daunting requirements that come from various schoolwork will haunt you throughout the semester. Sports Management major Patrick King Perez embraces that concept religiously. The well-experienced athlete has been practicing taekwondo for almost 17 years. He got his black belt last…

Green Gallery: Jamica Arribas
by Angeline Valenzuela and Rob Matibag
Green Gallery Sports Feature Student Spotlight // April 9, 2018

Students live a life where juggling academics and organization work is the name of the game; but that is not the case for fourth year Sports Management major Jamica Arribas, who lives the life of a student-athlete away from her home. Living in the bustling streets of Bacolod City, Arribas picked up a love for…

Green Gallery: Nicole Albo leads the way for Lady Shuttlers
by Jose Reyes
Green Gallery Sports Feature // December 1, 2017

Sports Management major Nicole Albo has been playing badminton ever since she was eight years old. Today, one can see how far she has come from her humble beginnings training with her father to becoming UAAP Season 80’s Most Valuable Player in the women’s division. Albo began playing because of the influence of her family….

Green gallery: MaJoy Baron proves it’s harder than it looks
by Patrick Quintero
Green Gallery Sport News // April 6, 2017

For athletes, the grind is true. Although people rarely see it, it exists. After the lights go down, behind the flashes of cameras and with the absence of the wandering eyes of the public, they say the real grind begins. It isn’t easy—in fact, most walk away from it. For the few who embrace it,…

Kim Fajardo takes on final set
by Renzo Miguel Mercado and Gio Gloria
Green Gallery Sports Feature // March 2, 2017

In volleyball, the setter’s primary objective is to distribute the ball to the hitters on the court, a role that is similar to the point guard in basketball or the quarterback in American football. Being a setter is harder than it sounds, as the setter must understand his or her teammates’ preferences, whether it be…

Ben Mbala: Armed and ready
by Claro Ignacio Manzano
Green Gallery // July 28, 2016

In two months, Ben Mbala will make his long-awaited UAAP debut for the DLSU Green Archers. Having served three long years of residency, the six-foot-seven 230-pound center out of Cameroon was initially set to play in Season 78. However, he had been deemed to violate league rules after playing in an unauthorized tournament in General…

Diego Lozano: Bigger stage, same results
by Brent Guiao
Green Gallery // May 8, 2016

After Ateneo’s Gino Tantuico hit a series-ending groundball that gave the DLSU Green Batters the championship, a collective cheer erupted from the La Salle bench. In the middle of it all was rookie pitcher Diego Lozano. Fresh off ending his high school career in La Salle Green Hills with a championship, he began his stint…

Boo Barandiaran: The family that plays together, wins together
by Tinsel Joaquin
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After falling short in the finals series against the Ateneo Blue Batters last season, the DLSU Green Batters avenged their loss by claiming the UAAP Season 78 Baseball Championship after sweeping their archrivals in convincing fashion. It was a feat that marked the end of La Salle’s 13-year championship drought in baseball, an achievement that…

Gio Mejia: Finding passion in the chess pieces
by Joseton Lichauco
Green Gallery Sports Feature // April 24, 2016

Loving chess at a young age is not as common as compared to other sports. Given factors such as the culture that we have as Filipinos and the hyperactivity of other sports, most children these days would pick up sports like basketball and football rather than chess, which is a sport that is more mental…

Sara Castañeda: La Salle’s midfield maestro
by Claro Ignacio Manzano
Green Gallery // April 4, 2016

In the final moments of the DLSU Women’s Football Team’s opening match in UAAP Season 78, Sara Castañeda gets the ball from Shannon Arthur inside the penalty box and scores off a one touch volley, sending the DLSU crowd into a frenzy. She secured the 4-3 opening day victory over the ADMU Lady Eagles in…