Sports Feature
Female Athlete of the Year: Emy Dael continues Lady Paddlers’ winning tradition
by Bench Peralta
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // August 13, 2018

Reaching the top of the mountain is no easy feat but staying on top of that mountain is an even more difficult task. Only a select few teams have successfully done it and one of these teams is our very own DLSU Lady Paddlers, who won their fourth consecutive title in a span of four…

Female Rookie of the Year: Bea Delos Reyes begins collegiate career on a high note
by Jose Reyes and Juro Morilla
Sports Feature Student Spotlight //

The DLSU Women’s Football Team lost seven players from the Season 79 championship squad due to graduation and to complicate things further, the Castañeda sisters, Sara and Anicka, decided to sit-out the entire Season 80 thus putting a massive gap in the middle of the pitch for head coach Hans Smit. With the departure of…

Male Rookie of the Year: Angelo Tantuico makes immediate impact for the Green Batters
by Andrea Punzalan and Roberto Matibag
Sports Feature Student Spotlight //

Season 80 of the Men’s Baseball tournament ended on a sour note for the Green Batters. The Lasallians ended their campaign losing to the AdU Soaring Falcons in the Finals, 13-6. Although it may seem that this loss is the end of the long road to glory, rookie Angelo Tantuico is just suiting up for…

Male Athlete of the Year: Ben Mbala earns spot among La Salle’s greatest athletes
by Gabriel Garcia and Renzo Miguel Mercado
Sports Feature Student Spotlight UAAP 80 // August 10, 2018

Despite being limited to only a couple of years in the UAAP due to eligibility issues, Ben Mbala’s legacy will forever be cemented in the history of DLSU Basketball. His short-term stay with La Salle was packed with individual milestones and team achievements. Backlashed for his race and hated by his opponents for his brute…

Team of the Year: Lady Spikers achieve rare three-peat championship
by Danielle Erika Capule and Katrina Mañalac
Sports Feature Sports News UAAP 80 // August 5, 2018

Starting off the season with a similar yet different set of players, the DLSU Lady Spikers faced several challenges yet still came out on top with the same exceptional performance they have always given. Despite the doubts and challenges faced by the DLSU Lady Spikers this UAAP Season 80, the team achieved a rare feat…

A spotlight on the UAAP Streetdance competition
by Gabriel Garcia and Hashir Masood
Sports Feature // July 4, 2018

What comes to mind when one mentions dance in the UAAP? As one of the most anticipated events in the UAAP, without a doubt, one would automatically think of the Cheerdance Competition. With the death defying stunts and highly energetic routines, it is hard not to miss out on an entertaining showcase of talent and…

Lady Spikers remain queens of UAAP Volleyball
by Renzo Miguel Mercado and Danielle Erika Capule
Sports Feature // July 1, 2018

After being in the finals for ten consecutive years, the DLSU Lady Spikers achieved a rare three-peat championship at the expense of the Lady Tamaraws. Head coach Ramil De Jesus continues to cement his legacy as one of the best of his era. The strict yet humble mentor stresses the discipline and hard work of…

Abu Tratter: Gilas debut against powerhouse Australia
by Juro Morilla
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // June 30, 2018

With Gilas-Pilipinas down by 16 points at the 3:47 mark of the fourth quarter, head coach Chot Reyes decided to give the big man from De La Salle University his international debut. A loose ball foul on June Mar Fajardo allowed Reyes to shuffle his players as he brought Abu Tratter and Allein Maliksi in…

Helping athletes always: PT Marco
by Brent Guiao and Katrina Mañalac
Sports Feature // June 27, 2018

The life of an athlete does not just consist of the times they are competing on the court, field, or gym. Most of the struggle occurs during practice and days in between. To make sure they compete to their maximum potential, athletes have to make sure that their bodies are healthy and prepared to take…

Muay Thai La Salle
by Jose Reyes and Hashir Masood
Sports Feature //

There are so many popular martial arts sports that can be experienced in DLSU. Taekwondo and Judo are a couple to mention, however, a new martial arts sport has made its way to the public’s attention Muay Thai. Muay Thai, also known as “The Art of Eight Limbs,” is a martial art that originates from…