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Earning your place: Ricci Rivero
by Danielle Erika Capule and Gabriel Garcia
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // December 26, 2017

Coming into Season 80 of the UAAP, Ricci Rivero stated, “I just want to be the best that I can be.” Now that he is playing for the Green Archers the second year around, the younger Rivero has definitely become a force to be reckoned with as he has stepped up and has taken on…


Word on the street: Athletes’ go-to Christmas Eve meal
by Andrea Punzalan and Danielle Erika Capule
Sports Feature // December 20, 2017

As Christmas draws closer, The LaSallian caught up with some athletes who came and conquered in the first semester of Season 80, while also interviewing some of the upcoming athletes who will try to bring the General Championship back to Taft in the second semester of the UAAP. Green Archer Prince Rivero, Animo Squad Dancer…


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…