Sports Feature
UAAP: DLSU Green, Lady Judokas aim for greater heights
by Katrina Mañalac, Roberto Matibag and Drew Acierto
Sports Feature UAAP 81 // December 6, 2018

After placing third and fourth respectively last season, the DLSU Green and Lady Judokas look to improve their standings in Season 81 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP). In the previous season, the Green Judokas finished with a total of 16 points, remaining in third place for the third consecutive season. Meanwhile,…

Change of scenery: UAAP Season 81 first semester venues
by Raphael Gealogo and Bench Peralta
Sports Feature UAAP 81 // December 5, 2018

The first half of UAAP Season 81 saw the constant venues for the first semester sports tournaments such as the Mall of Asia Arena, Smart Araneta Coliseum, UP Human Kinetics Gym, Blue Eagle Gym, Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, SM Sands by the Bay, and the UST Quadricentennial Pavilion. However, there have also been some changes…

UAAP: Animo Squad ready to take it to the next level
by Raphael Gealogo and Jose Reyes
Sport News Sports Feature UAAP 81 // November 14, 2018

The UAAP Season 81 Cheerdance Competition is just a few days away, and the Animo Squad is vigorously preparing for this year’s competition. After last year’s disheartening outcome, team captain Lara Andrada and head coach Ramon Pagaduan remain optimistic for the squad despite the many setbacks they’ve been experiencing so far. Despite placing in a…

Aiyana Perlas: Standing on the sidelines
by Andrea Punzalan
Sports Feature // November 8, 2018

Amidst the adrenaline filled basketball games stands a lady with a duty to the Lasallian community. As the University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 81 opened last September 8, UAAP Courtside Reporter (CSR) Eileen Shi’s successor was revealed to the public in the form of 19-year-old Psychology major Aiyana Perlas. As a new…

Road to recovery: Taane Samuel’s Jones Fracture
by Bench Peralta
Sports Feature UAAP 81 // November 7, 2018

One of the worst things any athlete can experience is receiving an injury to any part of the body. Whether it be a fracture, tear, or a strain, it’s difficult for both the person who sustained it and the people who support this person. The LaSallian was fortunate enough to interview Samuel, his physical therapists…

UAAP: DLSU Fencers set their eyes on the prize this UAAP 81
by Roberto Matibag
Sports Feature UAAP 81 // November 6, 2018

Aiming for the top is doable with the right training and resources. That will be no easy task as the UE Red Warriors continue their dominant run and clinched their sixth consecutive title, while the UE Lady Warriors conquered the competition for the eleventh straight year last season. With the gap closing, team captains David…

UAAP: Green, Lady Tankers dive in for championship title
by Katrina Mañalac and Jose Reyes
Sports Feature UAAP 81 //

With Season 81 already in play, the Green, Lady Tankers are prepared to give a better performance than last year. In Season 80, it was a dismal end for the Lady Tankers as they were edged out from a podium finish for the first time in years, garnering only a total of 84 points. Meanwhile,…

De La Salle Taekwondo aims resurgence in UAAP 81
by Roberto Matibag and Juro Morilla
Sports Feature UAAP 81 // November 4, 2018

The road to the top of the podium entails many roadblocks. Some would easily give up given the circumstances, but for the De La Salle Taekwondo (DELTA) Team, continuous practice and improvement of training regimen might just be key for their way back to glory. Season 80 produced satisfactory results in Kyorugi (sparring) as both …

Request to shift: Denied
by Jose Reyes
Sports Feature Sports Opinion // October 22, 2018

Another year has begun, and for this school year, new courses and a new curriculum was implemented for the new batch of students. However, some courses remain pure to their roots, and one of those is the Sports Management (SPM) program, which is exclusively offered to athletes. The SPM program was established back in 2002…

UAAP: Green, Lady Spikers gear up for Beach Volleyball Tourneys in Season 81
by Danielle Erika Capule and Rain Leoncio
Sports Feature UAAP 81 // October 21, 2018

After failing to stand on the podium in their respective divisions, the Taft-based squads hope to improve their rankings in the upcoming Beach Volleyball competition. The Green Spikers will try to improve their sixth place finish with a 2-5 win-loss record last Season 80. Meanwhile, the Lady Spikers, after having failed a podium finish last…