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Green Archers challenge familiar faces in game against Flying V Thunder
by Brent Guiao
FilOil 2017 Sports News // May 21, 2017

Throughout his five-year career as a DLSU Green Archer, Jeron Teng built up his name into something almost synonymous with La Salle Basketball. The recently graduated forward was a Mythical Five member multiple times and led DLSU to two championships during his stay at Taft Avenue. Another key cog of those championship teams was longtime…


FilOil: Green Archers face Teng, Torres, defeat Flying V, 88-72
by Andrea Punzalan
FilOil 2017 Sports News //

The DLSU Green Archers proved their resilience in taking down the Flying V Thunder, 88-72, earlier today in an exhibition match held at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. Ben Mbala was dominant on both ends of the court, recording 19 points, 10 rebounds, and three blocks in the victory. Santi Santillan added…


UAAP: LSDC-Street dethrones UP, claims third championship
by Danielle Erika Capule and Renzo Miguel Mercado
Sports News UAAP 79 // May 20, 2017

After a five-year title drought, La Salle Dance Company-Street (LSDC-Street) finished with 89 points to become champions of the UAAP Season 79 Street Dance Competition earlier today at the Plaza Mayor in UST, Manila. LSDC-Street clinched its third UAAP title after previously winning in 2011 and 2012. The UP Street Dance Club (UPSDC) and UST…


FilOil: Green Archers overcome Lyceum in overtime thriller
by Dan Jerusalem and Juro Morilla
FilOil 2017 Sports News // May 19, 2017

What looked to be just a regular blowout game on a Saturday afternoon turned out to be an overtime nail-biter as the DLSU Green Archers overcome a huge deficit to beat the Lyceum Pirates in overtime, 121-119. “They gave us a dose of our own medicine,” said head coach Aldin Ayo on the game against…


FilOil: Green Archers crush Growling Tigers amidst bench-clearing brawl, 109-81
by Andrea Punzalan and Gerard Alde
FilOil 2017 Sports News // May 15, 2017

Yesterday at the FilOil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup, the DLSU Green Archers crushed the UST Growling Tigers, 109-81, to improve to a 2-1 win-loss standing. With 20 seconds remaining in the game, multiple players were thrown out after La Salle’s Ramil Tero and UST’s Marvin Lee engaged in a fistfight. “You always have to…


UAAP: DLSU Women’s Football ends seven-year title drought, concludes season unbeaten
by Juro Morilla and Danielle Erika Capule
Sports News UAAP 79 // May 12, 2017

The DLSU Women’s Football Team closed its UAAP Season 79 campaign with a perfect record, all en route to a championship. With a record of eight wins in the elimination round, the Lasallians earned themselves an outright berth in the finals. The recent championship gave head coach Hans Peter-Smit his 12th title in the UAAP,…


UAAP: Lady Spikers clinch back-to-back titles, give Fajardo perfect send-off
by Patrick Quintero and Gio Gloria
Sports News UAAP 79 // May 11, 2017

After a season of adversity, the DLSU Lady Spikers have successfully defended their championship and retained the title as the top team of the league. However, it was not an easy journey for the Green-and-White. From losing a handful of key players prior to the season, to players struggling with inconsistency, the team from Taft…


Palacios, Ledesma exit in style, end DLSU Football’s seven-year title drought
by Danielle Erika Capule
Sports Feature UAAP 79 // May 9, 2017

Inna Palacios and Meryll Ledesma’s respective journeys with the prestigious DLSU Football program have come to an end. The co-captains left their mark by giving the team from Taft its first title in seven years while finishing UAAP Season 79 unbeaten. Throughout the whole competition, La Salle showcased its well fortified defense which included Ledesma…


Milcu: Green Archers edge Blue Eagles in league opener, 80-71
by Juro Morilla and Andrea Punzalan
Milcu 2017 Sports News //

Yesterday at the FilOil Flying V Centre, the DLSU Green Archers opened their Milcu Sports Summer Basketball Showcase campaign on a high note as they beat the ADMU Blue Eagles, 80-71. Ben Mbala spearheaded the Green Archers with 22 points and 13 rebounds while Ricci Rivero also chipped in with 22 points. Kib Montalbo came off…


Curtain call: Kim Fajardo puts storybook ending to hallowed UAAP career
by Gio Gloria
News Feature Sports Feature UAAP 79 // May 8, 2017

In her five years in the UAAP, Kim Fajardo has seen everything. She has been a part of the arguably the most popular generation of Lady Spikers, while also serving as the bridge between that group and the current crop of young stars led by the likes of libero Dawn Macandili, MVP (Most Valuable Player)…