Sports Feature
Making waves in the UAAP: Fahad Alkhaldi
by Andrea Punzalan and Angeline Valenzuela
Sports Feature // January 23, 2018

Behind every success story, there is always a point of origin. This then encapsulates the journey which one takes to achieve it. DLSU Green Tanker Fahad Alkhaldi (III, BS-AEI) shared his personal thoughts and experiences throughout his swimming career.     Early course Starting at the age of five, Alkhaldi already developed an interest for…

A journey through the eyes of the captain: Immanuel Donato
by Angeline Valenzuela
Sports Feature // January 19, 2018

As the UAAP Season 80 tournament of the De La Salle Taekwondo (DELTA) team came to a close, results were promising as the men’s team improved their overall ranking from last season to fourth place. Immanuel Donato, team captain of the men’s team, shared his thoughts with The LaSallian everyday throughout the competition.    …

UNIGAMES 2017: Lady Woodpushers claim back-to-back, Lady Spikers finish with silver
by Katrina Mañalac and Patrick Quintero
Sports Feature // January 18, 2018

Several Lasallian teams competed in this year’s University Games (UniGames) last October 21-29, 2017 in Dumaguete City. Reigning women’s chess champions Lady Woodpushers claimed their back-to-back title after finishing the tournament undefeated. The DLSU Lady Spikers, meanwhile, fell short but improved to second place after their third place finish in last year’s UniGames. On the…

AB SPM: Enhancing sports-related careers
by Renzo Miguel Mercado and Jose Reyes
Sports Feature // December 29, 2017

De La Salle University offers a variety of course choices to its students but there is one where only selected students are allowed to enter, and that course is Sports Studies or in the Lasallian abbreviation, AB-SPM. Also called Sports Management by others, only athletes who represent the Green-and-White are eligible to take up this…

Earning your place: Ricci Rivero
by Danielle Erika Capule and Gabriel Garcia
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // December 26, 2017

Coming into Season 80 of the UAAP, Ricci Rivero stated, “I just want to be the best that I can be.” Now that he is playing for the Green Archers the second year around, the younger Rivero has definitely become a force to be reckoned with as he has stepped up and has taken on…

Word on the street: Athletes’ go-to Christmas Eve meal
by Andrea Punzalan and Danielle Erika Capule
Sports Feature // December 20, 2017

As Christmas draws closer, The LaSallian caught up with some athletes who came and conquered in the first semester of Season 80, while also interviewing some of the upcoming athletes who will try to bring the General Championship back to Taft in the second semester of the UAAP. Green Archer Prince Rivero, Animo Squad Dancer…

Achieving greater heights: Charmaine Torres comes through for the Lady Archers
by Renzo Miguel Mercado
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // December 4, 2017

While Season 80 has not been all that kind to the DLSU Lady Archers, there are still a few positive things to build upon from this season. Despite losing key pieces of their roster, including Camille Claro due to an ACL injury, the novices have given their fair share of hard work to contribute to…

Teng and Tsoi’s Newest Venture: Pandesal ni JT
by Danielle Erika Capule
Sports Feature // December 2, 2017

Just before former King Archer Jeron Teng and former DLSU Courtside Reporter Jeanine Tsoi graduated from DLSU, the two decided to put up a food stall in Agno, called Pandesal ni JT. The LaSallian sat down with Francis Tiempo, one of the people who Teng and Tsoi trust the store with, to talk about the…

UAAP: DLSU Animo Squad renewed and ready for CDC
by Andrea Punzalan and Gabriel Garcia
Sports Feature UAAP 80 //

With the first half of the 80th season of the UAAP coming to a close, all of us can agree that it has been a blockbuster of a year for all competing schools. Whether you bleed Green, Blue, or Maroon, it’s safe to say that all universities have had their fair share of ups-and-downs in…

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….