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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…


UAAP: DLSU Green, Lady Paddlers hope for double championship in Season 81
by Bench Peralta and Raphael Gealogo
Sports Feature UAAP 81 // September 22, 2018

UAAP Season 80 saw mixed results from the DLSU Green and Lady Paddlers. The men’s division finished in fifth place, while the women’s achieved their goal of claiming the UAAP crown for the fourth straight year. With the table tennis tournament right around the corner, the players and head coach Lauro Crisostomo gives a glimpse…


Word on the street: Favorite moment of the World Cup
by Juro Morilla, Roberto Matibag and Hashir Masood
Sports Feature // September 19, 2018

The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked-off last June 14 as Russia, the host country for the entire tournament, defeated Saudi Arabia by recording a 5-0 victory. The hype for football’s biggest international tournament lived up to expectations as the goals and last-minute drama thrilled fans all over the world. The spectacle ended on July 15…


Modern sports: Lasallians in competitive League of Legends
by Roberto Matibag and Bench Peralta
Sports Feature // September 18, 2018

Esports or competitive gaming is relatively a new endeavour as it rose to popularity during the 2010s. The number and scope of tournaments has increased significantly, going from about 10 tournaments in 2000 to about 260 in 2010 despite being established before the 21st century. One of the more popular video games played by esport…


Jiggy Taccad: Ushering a new era for the DLSU Dragon Boat team
by Juro Morilla
Sports Feature // September 16, 2018

When Julius Gabriel M. Taccad first joined the DLSU Dragon Boat team during his freshman year, he didn’t imagine that he would have a huge responsibility later in the future. “It was more of trying out something new and finding a home in a new environment.” It was indeed a new setting for Taccad as…


A look back at the best sports moments of 2018 so far
by Gabriel Garcia
Sports Feature //

With the year about to approach its final quarter, 2018 has managed to exceed everyone’s expectations with iconic and history defining moments. From competing for individual accolades to representing the flag on an international stage, the world has witnessed yet another breakthrough year for sports. Underdogs emerged on top while giants fell flat, new stars…


Jordan Bartlett: Making the Switch
by Danielle Erika Capule and Rain Leoncio
Sports Feature UAAP 81 // September 13, 2018

Jordan Bartlett, a Business Management major, is one of the Green Archers’ prized recruits this offseason. While he has to sit out this Season 81, the transferee is eager to prove his potential in his first season for DLSU. Bartlett began playing in the UAAP last Season 80 with the National University Bulldogs in which…


The road to fitness: Torment and contentment
by Addy Binoya and Danielle Arcon
Sports Feature // August 26, 2018

Scroll down into the bottomless pit of posts and status updates reflected beneath the glossy surface of your phone and you’re faced with the loud and ringing reminder: Don’t pause. Curated Instagram grids highlight the bright smiles overcoming marathons, the toned physique, the glistening sweat that silhouettes a post-workout glow.  It’s easy to resent a…


Moment of the Year: Lady Shuttlers end eight-year drought
by Katrina Mañalac and Jose Reyes
Sports Feature // August 24, 2018

It has been more than eight months since the Lady Shuttlers claimed their championship after facing the UP Lady Maroons at the Rizal Memorial Badminton Hall. The team was declared champions after eight long years when Season MVP Nicole Albo outmatched Ann Maranon in the final match. The LaSallian caught up with Albo and looked…


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…