Sports Feature
Achieving greater heights: Charmaine Torres comes through for the Lady Archers
by Renzo Miguel Mercado
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // December 4, 2017

While Season 80 has not been all that kind to the DLSU Lady Archers, there are still a few positive things to build upon from this season. Despite losing key pieces of their roster, including Camille Claro due to an ACL injury, the novices have given their fair share of hard work to contribute to…

Teng and Tsoi’s Newest Venture: Pandesal ni JT
by Danielle Erika Capule
Sports Feature // December 2, 2017

Just before former King Archer Jeron Teng and former DLSU Courtside Reporter Jeanine Tsoi graduated from DLSU, the two decided to put up a food stall in Agno, called Pandesal ni JT. The LaSallian sat down with Francis Tiempo, one of the people who Teng and Tsoi trust the store with, to talk about the…

UAAP: DLSU Animo Squad renewed and ready for CDC
by Andrea Punzalan and Gabriel Garcia
Sports Feature UAAP 80 //

With the first half of the 80th season of the UAAP coming to a close, all of us can agree that it has been a blockbuster of a year for all competing schools. Whether you bleed Green, Blue, or Maroon, it’s safe to say that all universities have had their fair share of ups-and-downs in…

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: 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…