Sports Feature
Behind the scenes of a rookie’s responsibilities
by Angeline Valenzuela and Juro Morilla
Sports Feature // September 3, 2017

Being a rookie is one tough job, since they are expected to perform well and to prove to everyone that they deserve to be included in the lineup of their team. Aside from playing during the games and participating in daily team trainings, a rookie has other tasks to contribute for the team, as well….

UAAP eligibility rules: Adapting to changing times
by Dan Jerusalem and Renzo Miguel Mercado
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Founded in 1938, the UAAP has kicked off its 80th season, serving as an avenue for students to compete and showcase their skills in sports. Comparing the very first season to what the league is now, it is evident that much has changed since then. As the league continues to grow, its rules also reshape…

Pagaduan IV reunites with Animo Squad
by Danielle Erika Capule and Angeline Valenzuela
Sports Feature // August 31, 2017

Now that his stint with UST has come to a close, Ramon Pagaduan IV is taking the helm for the DLSU Animo Squad anew in time for UAAP Season 80, in the hopes of bringing a cheerdance title to Taft. The new head coach of the Animo Squad talks about his transfer and his ambitions…

Cementing a legacy: The DLSU Flag Football Club
by Jose Reyes and Renzo Miguel Mercado
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With the various sports organizations present in the University, the DLSU Flag Football Club has continuously been emerging from its roots. Considered as a less aggressive alternative to American Football, flag football only requires players to take a flag from the ball-carrier to indicate a down. Thus, tackling an opposing player is unnecessary. A game…

Prep to pro: DLSU Football Alumni conquer the PFL
by Katrina Mañalac and Jose Rafael Mendoza
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The Philippines Football League (PFL) is a Filipino professional sports organization, considered to be the highest level of men’s club football in the country. It recently replaced the now defunct United Football League (UFL), the country’s de facto premier league. Following the recent success of the Philippine Azkals at the start of the decade, the…

Green Archers’ newcomers gear up for title defense
by Angeline Valenzuela and Juro Morilla
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Last season’s seniors Jeron Teng, Thomas Torres, Jason Perkins, and Julian Sargent were instrumental in bringing the men’s basketball trophy back to Taft, but will no longer suit up for the DLSU Green Archers after playing out their eligibility. Four players who impressed in the preseason for the Green-and-White and who will seek to fill…

Going the extra mile with cross-training
by Patrick Quintero and Angeline Valenzuela
Sports Feature // August 18, 2017

Everyone has their own way of enjoying their free time, and the student-athletes of DLSU are no different. They exhibit skills and talent beyond what is seen on the playing field or the television screen, but each also has their own way of progressing their game, coming from the discipline to push themselves to go…

Student managers: The unsung heroes of La Salle sports
by Danielle Erika Capule and Katrina Mañalac
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // August 12, 2017

Athletes do everything they can to win a championship. From dietary plans to rigorous training to playing in front of a crowd, they are extraordinary individuals who strive to excel at their chosen sport. But behind every athlete’s success are the student managers who work just as hard as the athletes by looking after and…

Physical education: Undergraduate vs Senior High School
by Brent Guiao, Gerard Alde and Katrina Mañalac
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In line with the K-12 program being implemented nationwide, the University announced the opening of its doors to senior high school students back in September 2015. Since then, many students have applied to study in DLSU, which officially opened its senior high program last June 2016. Jerrecho Pituk, a Physical Education (PE) instructor for both…

Behind the scenes of the OSD, UAAP with board member Emmanuel Calanog
by Jose Rafael Mendoza and Renzo Miguel Mercado
Sports Feature // August 11, 2017

Every fan has their own choice of player who serves as an idol or inspiration in life, while every player has their own team to rely on to achieve their goals. Behind the success of the numerous teams in DLSU, though, lies the effective management of the Office of Sports Development (OSD). The OSD’s main…