Sports Feature
Staying on green pastures: Green Hills trio brings influence to DLSU
by Brent Guiao
Sports Feature UAAP 79 // March 20, 2017

Coming off a winless campaign in UAAP Season 78, the DLSU Green Tennisters entered this season looking for redemption and acclaim. Though they were not able to bring home the trophy, the team was still able to finish at a very respectable third place, only behind the UE Red Warriors and UST Growling Tigers. In…

Extreme sports: The thrill behind the peril
by Renzo Miguel Mercado
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…

Dimaandal leads DLSU Football anew, credits teammates for goal scoring run
by Claro Ignacio Manzano
Sports Feature UAAP 79 // March 7, 2017

After primarily being utilized as DLSU Football’s catalyst off the bench in 2016, Kyra Dimaandal has established herself as the team’s lead striker in UAAP Season 79. There was much concern in the preseason as La Salle had lost Shannon Arthur to another torn ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament). Arthur was last season’s co-Golden Boot Awardee along with midfielder Sara…

Equestrian: A sport like no other
by Danielle Erika Capule and Juro Morilla
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // March 6, 2017

Equestrian is a sport not familiar to most, and several may even find the game uninteresting to watch due to not understanding its mechanics. Equestrian is not just horses jumping around, however, but it is a sport that requires rigorous training and a sense of great responsibility. For equestrian athletes and fans, what draws them into…

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…

Dy, Macandili continue to shine for Lady Spikers
by Claro Ignacio Manzano
Sports Feature UAAP 79 // February 26, 2017

With Kim Fajardo as the lone fifth-year player in the roster of the DLSU Lady Spikers, younger holdovers have had to step up in Season 79. De La Salle Zobel alumnae and teammates Kim Kianna Dy and Dawn Macandili have provided stability to the team from Taft. As they were teammates in high school, they…

Discovering the lifestyle of a student-athlete
by Juro Morilla and Renzo Miguel Mercado
Sports Feature // February 20, 2017

Maintaining a balance between academics and personal interests is one of the biggest challenges of staying in college. Daily readings, requirements, and quizzes all build up to the unbearable stress of a term. Extra-curricular activities and responsibilities also add up to the weight of one’s workload. The struggles of a student are often difficult to…

Sporting events to look forward to in 2017
by Gio Gloria and Gerard Alde
Sports Feature // February 6, 2017

2016 has been a year full of highs and lows, not just from a global standpoint, but also in the realm of sports. The Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Cavaliers may have won championships for their beloved fan bases, but the sporting world lost Arnold Palmer and Muhammad Ali, both of whom made an impact…

In search of excellence: The DLSU athletics recruitment program
by Jose Rafael Mendoza
Sports Feature // February 5, 2017

Winning three UAAP General Championships since Academic Year 2012-2013 is a testament to the ability of the DLSU’s Office of Sports Development (OSD) to carve a culture of excellence as one of the most sought after sports programs in the country. Behind this success is its recruitment program. One of the general features of the…

Bannering Bacolod, the City of Smiles
by Marnellie Alegre
Sports Feature Student Spotlight //

Bacolod City: the heart of Negros Occidental and home of some of the most beautiful sights, grandest festivals, and most delicious delicacies in the Philippines. Known as the city of smiles, it is no secret that it is a home of people with big welcoming hearts and even bigger personalities. Talent can be found all…