Sports Feature
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….

UAAP Finals: Montalbo’s determination inspires Game 2 win
by Andrea Punzalan
Sports Feature UAAP 80 //

The DLSU Green Archers and ADMU Blue Eagles once again gave it their all in the second game of the best-of-three Finals yesterday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. While the team from Katipunan fought to earn their first championship in five years, the team from Taft extended the series as they try to defend the…

Athlete Revisited: TY Tang’s new journey
by Juro Morilla and Angeline Valenzuela
Athlete Revisited Sports Feature // November 27, 2017

Tyrone Conrad Tang, more popularly known as “TY”, is one of the steadiest and most cerebral point guards that has played in the UAAP, as he spearheaded the offense of head coach Franz Pumaren during his playing days for the DLSU Green Archers. Tang went on to win a championship with La Salle before moving…

UAAP Finals: Aljun Melecio returns to form in Game 1 loss
by Juro Morilla
Sports Feature // November 26, 2017

Similar to the first two meetings between the DLSU Green Archers and the ADMU Blue Eagles this season, Game 1 of the UAAP Season 80 Finals provided basketball fans another memorable match. With reigning UAAP MVP Ben Mbala being held to only eight points in seven field goal attempts, Aljun Melecio spearheaded the offense and…

Green Journal: Ben Mbala v.9
by Claro Ignacio Manzano
Green Journal Sports Feature // November 25, 2017

Almost a year has passed since Ben Mbala’s last Green Journal and from when La Salle clinched the UAAP Men’s Basketball Championship. Now, the Cameroonian and the rest of the DLSU Green Archers find themselves squaring off against the ADMU Blue Eagles in the finals for the second consecutive year. In his ninth journal, Mbala…

Exploring the various venues of the UAAP
by Katrina Mañalac
Sports Feature // November 20, 2017

Different sports are held at different venues from time to time. Some new venues are introduced every year, while places like the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex (RMSC), Mall of Asia Arena, and Smart Araneta Coliseum, however, are venues that have consistently housed UAAP games. With Season 80 already underway, The LaSallian looks at the various…

DLSU’S Animo Squad brothers: Adrian and Andrew Pesebre
by Andrea Punzalan
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // November 16, 2017

Learning new stunts can be scary; the different elements to cheer dancing can also be quite intimidating. Likewise in drumming, keeping in tune to the beat to establish an unwavering rhythm is not at all easy. However, while some people take time to learn the basics of cheer dance and the drums, it seems like…

UAAP: DLSU Judokas go for the throne this Season 80
by Andrea Punzalan and Katrina Mañalac
Sports Feature UAAP 80 // November 9, 2017

With their season just around the corner, the DLSU Green and Lady Judokas aim to claim the championship title one win at a time. In Season 79, the Green Judokas placed third overall, winning two gold medals, one silver, and two bronze medals, while the Lady Judokas fell short of the podium by placing fourth…

Moving On: Former Green Archers all selected in PBA Draft
by Patrick Quintero and Brent Guiao
Sports Feature // November 5, 2017

While many from the La Salle faithful are hoping for back-to-back championships this year, the Green Archers’ road to consecutive titles was made a bit tougher after losing four seniors following last year’s championship. Since then, both the team and the players have had to move on from each other as the next chapters of…

SEA Games 2017: Showcasing Lasallian excellence
by Juro Morilla and Angeline Valenzuela
Sports Feature // October 25, 2017

During the 29th edition of the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), held last August 19 to 30, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, representatives from each region sent their best athletes to compete, showcase their skills, and represent the country. The Philippines ranked 6th place overall, bringing home 121 medals: 24 gold, 33 silver, and 64 bronze…