Sports Feature
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…

UAAP: DLSU Judokas go for the throne this Season 80
by Andrea Punzalan and Katrina Mañalac
Sports Feature UAAP 80 // November 9, 2017

With their season just around the corner, the DLSU Green and Lady Judokas aim to claim the championship title one win at a time. In Season 79, the Green Judokas placed third overall, winning two gold medals, one silver, and two bronze medals, while the Lady Judokas fell short of the podium by placing fourth…

Moving On: Former Green Archers all selected in PBA Draft
by Patrick Quintero and Brent Guiao
Sports Feature // November 5, 2017

While many from the La Salle faithful are hoping for back-to-back championships this year, the Green Archers’ road to consecutive titles was made a bit tougher after losing four seniors following last year’s championship. Since then, both the team and the players have had to move on from each other as the next chapters of…

SEA Games 2017: Showcasing Lasallian excellence
by Juro Morilla and Angeline Valenzuela
Sports Feature // October 25, 2017

During the 29th edition of the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), held last August 19 to 30, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, representatives from each region sent their best athletes to compete, showcase their skills, and represent the country. The Philippines ranked 6th place overall, bringing home 121 medals: 24 gold, 33 silver, and 64 bronze…

De La Salle Taekwondo seeks to avenge disappointing UAAP Season 79
by Danielle Erika Capule and Angeline Valenzuela
Sports Feature // October 24, 2017

Just a few weeks before the Taekwondo tournament in the UAAP begins, the De La Salle Taekwondo (DELTA) team is armed and ready for the upcoming season. After failing to stand on the podium last UAAP Season 79, as the men’s and women’s finished fifth and sixth, respectively, both teams are looking to improve on…

A work in progress: Mbala in FIBA Afrobasket
by Andrea Punzalan and Renzo Miguel Mercado
Sports Feature // October 22, 2017

In a span of nine days, one of La Salle’s current prime stars and reigning UAAP Season 79 Most Valuable Player, Ben Mbala, competed in the 2017 FIBA Afrobasket held last September 8 to 16. The continental championship was hosted by both Senegal and Tunisia with the Tunisians emerging as the eventual champions. Mbala represented…

Animo Rally 2017: #LabanLaSalleYan
by Danielle Erika Capule and Jose Reyes
Sports Feature //

Hosted by DLSU’s Courtside Reporter, Eileen Shi, and fellow Lasallian and UAAP Digital Insider, Armand Hernandez, players from different sports began their journey to get the title back to Taft after coming up short in last year’s UAAP General Championship. “We want to boost, cheer up and do everything for our teams para tumaas pa…

Accounting, engineering, double degree student-athletes further break down stereotypes
by Andrea Punzalan and Katrina Mañalac
Sports Feature // September 25, 2017

Hassle, challenging, and stressful. These are some of the things that come into people’s minds when they think about courses like accounting, engineering, and double degree programs. Although these are just some of the conventionally heavy programs offered by DLSU, there are athletes who are able to prove themselves worthy of tackling these difficult programs…