Sports Feature
Championship, Green and Lady Booters’ goal
by Tim Alejandro and Martha Elisse Teves
Sports Feature // January 25, 2012

The DLSU Green and Lady Booters are set to redeem themselves after failing to reach the finals of last year’s UAAP Men’s and Women’s Football Championships. Both teams were pegged at third place with the Green Booters four points adrift of second seed UST, and the Lady Booters five points behind their FEU counterparts. The…

2011: Green Spikers tout an early 1-1 UAAP record
by Adiel Sam De Jesus and Charles Usi
Sports Feature // January 8, 2012

Two matches of the Green-and-White squad in the UAAP Season 74 Men’s Volleyball Tournament did not go as expected. The Green Spikers started with a 1-1 win and loss record after facing the top and the bottom squads of the previous season. With a mixed of seasoned veterans and five promising newcomers, last year’s 3rd…

2011: Former Archers make mark in PH pro league
by Adiel Sam De Jesus and Tim Alejandro
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On DLSU’s centennial year, Coach Franz Pumaren and Joseph Evans “JV” Casio start their new careers in different teams. Pumaren, mentor of five DLSU UAAP men’s basketball champion squads, is now the head coach of PBA’s newest team, Shopinas.com Clickers. Another Archer, Joseph Evans “JV” Casio, brought the Animo pride on a bigger battle as…

2011: Gee Abanilla now heads Archers’ coaching post
by Jerome Alvarez
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Following the resignation of Dindo Pumaren, Coach Gelacio “Gee” Abanilla is the newly appointed head coach of the Green Archers. Coach Abanilla once donned the Green-and-White jersey as a part of the Pumaren-led championship teams in 1989 and 1990. After his UAAP stint, the 7-Up Bottlers in the fourth round of the 1983 PBA (Philippine…

2011: Green Judokas, Lady Paddlers reckon second best
by Vrigette Vuelba and Brian Lance Tamayao
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The Green Judokas and Lady Paddlers finished a step away from the championship, at the end of the first half of the 74th edition of the UAAP hostilities. The Green Judokas’ three-one-five, gold-silver-bronze medal haul was not enough to wrest DLSU’s first UAAP Judo championship against perennial contender UST Judokas. Veterans BG Albarracin, Colin Buckley,…

2011: Lady Woodpushers reign, Rookie-MVP Fronda emerge
by Vrigette Vuelba and Martha Elisse Teves
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Lady Woodpusher Jan Jodilyn Fronda did not fail to deliver and emerged triumphant during her meet in the last UAAP Season 73 Chess Championship. The Lady Woodpushers recruits contributed significantly to the win. Fronda’s performance was a standout with a 14-0 victory. Incidentally, this earned her the rights to bag both the Rookie of the…

2011: From Rookie of the Year to MVP
by Jewel Sumayo
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Lady Tennister Ma. Regina Santiago. The last two UAAP seasons were memorable for Lady Tennister Ma. Regina Santiago. Aiding the Lady Tennisters to a back-to-back UAAP championship, she reaped two major awards. In her debut season, she was on top of her batch and was adjudged as the Season 72 Rookie of the Year. The…

2011: Animo Squad’s UAAP Cheerdance Competition 2nd place shocker
by Troy Santiago
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Around 20,842 people witnessed the performance of the DLSU Animo squad as they took the 1st runner-up crown by surprise at the 2011 Samsung-UAAP Cheer Dance Competition last October. The Animo Squad catapulted themselves to second place from last year’s fifth place finish, the squad’s comeback in the UAAP cheerdance top three. During the start…

On leaving Ateneo and finding a new home at De La Salle
by Garren Elorde and Brian Lance Tamayao
Sports Feature // November 29, 2011

A high school basketball superstar in Cebu, Mark “Macmac” Tallo is creating a buzz in Manila not only because of his feisty basketball skills, but also because of his controversial transfer from Ateneo to DLSU. This 17-year old basketball prodigy switched sides after playing time problems under the Ateneo Blue Eagle. He left Coach Noman…

Nikko Huelgas, National Triathlete
by Vrigette Vuelba
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Green Tanker and national triathlon record holder Nikko Huelgas nabbed the seventh over-all spot in the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Asian Championships Elite 23-Under category, held last Sept. 23 in Taipei, Taiwan. Fresh from a 7-day ITU Elite U23 training camp in Jeju, South Korea, 20-year old Huelgas is already eyeing the road to the…