Sports Feature
Male Rookie of the Year: Angelo Tantuico makes immediate impact for the Green Batters
by Andrea Punzalan and Roberto Matibag
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // August 13, 2018

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…

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…

Coach Alvin Ocampo: In the life of Football
by Renzo Miguel Mercado and Juro Morilla
Sports Feature // June 21, 2018

Behind every brilliant team is a brilliant mind. For DLSU Football, assistant coach Alvin Ocampo serves as La Salle’s silent tactician along the sidelines of Hans Smit’s coaching staff. The LaSallian had the chance to sit with the assistant coach of the Football teams to talk about his journey rising through the ranks and how…

A professor’s perspective on student-athletes
by Danielle Erika Capule and Renzo Miguel Mercado
Sports Feature // May 18, 2018

Aside from excelling in the field of sports, student-athletes also have to attend their respective classes. With the tireless efforts they give during games, it is indeed difficult to juggle both academics and training. Although it is an obvious stereotype among student-athletes, some continue to go beyond what is expected of them. The LaSallian sat…

Busting myths on vegetarianism
by Andrea Punzalan and Katrina Mañalac
Sports Feature // May 3, 2018

Vegans and vegetarians are quite common in terms of their diet but they also have their differences. Vegetarians are people who do not eat any meat, whether it be fish, beef, pork, chicken, or any by-products that have resulted in animal slaughter. Vegans, on the other hand, just like vegetarians, also exclude any form of…