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The US NCAA Basketball Tournament: Dissecting March Madness
by Gio Gloria and Juro Morilla
Sports Feature // April 14, 2017

Every athlete’s dream is to win a championship and nothing gives a better feeling than winning one at the collegiate level. In the United States, there is no better way to achieve that than by conquering the US NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division I Basketball Tournament, which is popularly known as March Madness. Unlike…


Word on the street: Dream tournaments and venues
by Brent Guiao and Claro Ignacio Manzano
Sports Feature // April 13, 2017

Throughout the second semester of UAAP Season 79, a number of Lasallian athletes gave their thoughts about the different competitions and venues they aspire to compete in. Lady Spiker Tin Tiamzon, DLSU Football’s Rigo Joseph, Green Batter Ignacio Escaño, and Green Jin Mitchell Agapito share their answers with The LaSallian.   Tin Tiamzon, Lady Spikers Outside…


DLSU Dragon Boat Team rowing towards success
by Marnellie Alegre and Gerard Alde
Sports Feature // April 9, 2017

In a country where mainstream sports events such as basketball and volleyball dominate the media, some athletes take a chance on a road less traveled. First introduced in Ancient China, Dragon Boating celebrates culture, tradition, endurance, strength, skill, and harmony amongst others. With its rising popularity in both the international and local scene, a newfound…


Samson, Co take on the ice with Team Philippines
by Andrea Punzalan
Sports Feature //

DLSU has made a name for itself by producing athletes who are well-known in the industry. While in recent times, it is UAAP events that have been under the limelight, some sports that are not included in the association’s program continue to strive for greatness and develop athleticism as well. Without officially and directly representing…


Green Journal: The Diamante brothers of DLSU Football v.2
by Claro Ignacio Manzano and Danielle Erika Capule
Green Journal Sports Feature UAAP 79 // April 4, 2017

A year after their first Green Journal, the three Diamante brothers of DLSU Football shared their thoughts once again and talked about life in Manila and Davao. Furthermore, eldest brother Gio, who played out his eligibility in 2015, relived his favorite goals from his UAAP career, spoke about how football made a difference in his…


Staying on green pastures: Green Hills trio brings influence to DLSU
by Brent Guiao
Sports Feature UAAP 79 // March 20, 2017

Coming off a winless campaign in UAAP Season 78, the DLSU Green Tennisters entered this season looking for redemption and acclaim. Though they were not able to bring home the trophy, the team was still able to finish at a very respectable third place, only behind the UE Red Warriors and UST Growling Tigers. In…


Extreme sports: The thrill behind the peril
by Renzo Miguel Mercado
Sports Feature // March 8, 2017

In every sport comes the feeling of pressure and excitement. The surge of energy to beat the clock winding down, the rush of adrenaline to overtake a leading opponent, or the sudden motivation to perform an incredible move to determine the decisive moment. The instance when the impossible is achieved is what every athlete lives…


Dimaandal leads DLSU Football anew, credits teammates for goal scoring run
by Claro Ignacio Manzano
Sports Feature UAAP 79 // March 7, 2017

After primarily being utilized as DLSU Football’s catalyst off the bench in 2016, Kyra Dimaandal has established herself as the team’s lead striker in UAAP Season 79. There was much concern in the preseason as La Salle had lost Shannon Arthur to another torn ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament). Arthur was last season’s co-Golden Boot Awardee along with midfielder Sara…


Equestrian: A sport like no other
by Danielle Erika Capule and Juro Morilla
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // March 6, 2017

Equestrian is a sport not familiar to most, and several may even find the game uninteresting to watch due to not understanding its mechanics. Equestrian is not just horses jumping around, however, but it is a sport that requires rigorous training and a sense of great responsibility. For equestrian athletes and fans, what draws them into…


Kim Fajardo takes on final set
by Renzo Miguel Mercado and Gio Gloria
Green Gallery Sports Feature // March 2, 2017

In volleyball, the setter’s primary objective is to distribute the ball to the hitters on the court, a role that is similar to the point guard in basketball or the quarterback in American football. Being a setter is harder than it sounds, as the setter must understand his or her teammates’ preferences, whether it be…