Sports
UAAP: DLSU Men’s Football Team battles UST to a goalless draw, conclude campaign
by Juro Morilla
Sports News UAAP 79 // April 20, 2017

As a conclusion to their disappointing season, the DLSU Men’s XI failed to notch another win as they battled the UST Growling Tigers to a goalless draw earlier today at the Moro Lorenzo Football Field in Ateneo. Although DLSU managed to bag 16 points from four wins, four draws, and six loses, it was still not enough for…


LSAL: Air Force One clinches championship in double overtime, beats Baroney, 92-89
by Juro Morilla
Sports News // April 19, 2017

After being down by as many as 20 points,  Air Force One clawed its way back to defeat Baroney, 92-89, and clinch the La Salle Athletic League (LSAL) Basketball title last April 17 at the 9th floor of the Enrique Razon Sports Complex. Both teams gave the crowd a thrilling game as it lasted beyond regulation…


A glance at success: Former Green Archers take on the pinnacle of Philippine basketball
by Juro Morilla and Gerard Alde
Sports Feature // April 18, 2017

Representing one’s university is a privilege for any student-athlete. This often leads to future success, as this can be used as a springboard to greater heights. The Lasallian takes a glance at former Green Archers who are currently in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). For an example, look no further than the handful of Lasallians…


Women’s Asian Cup: Lasallians shine anew as Philippine XI seals qualification
by Claro Ignacio Manzano
Sports Feature // April 17, 2017

For the first time since 2003, the Philippine Women’s National Team, also known as the Malditas, is set to take part in the AFC (Asian Football Confederation) Women’s Asian Cup in Jordan in 2018. The Malditas were drawn into Group A of the qualification stages which was hosted by Tajikistan in the city of Dushanbe….


The athlete’s edge: Athletic gear in an ever-changing sporting world
by Gio Gloria
Sports Feature //

“You find out life’s this game of inches, so is football. Because in either game—life or football—the margin for error is so small. I mean, one half a step too late or too early and you don’t quite make it.” – Tony D’Amato, Any Given Sunday (1998) As sports in general have evolved and grown…


UAAP: Lady Woodpushers slip to second, Green Woodpushers stumble to fifth
by Gio Gloria and Gerard Alde
Sports News UAAP 79 // April 15, 2017

Season 79 did not turn into the season that the DLSU Green Woodpushers and Lady Woodpushers were hoping for as they were not able to bring home championships in their respective divisions in the UAAP Chess Tournament that was held in different venues across Manila. Entering as the defending champions, the Lady Woodpushers were aiming for…


The man behind the muscle: DLSU conditioning coach Marlon Celis
by Marnellie Alegre and Jose Rafael Mendoza
Sports Feature // April 14, 2017

Within the buzzing gym of the Enrique Razon Sports Complex, Marlon Celis checks his watch intently as the DLSU Green Archers undergo their bleep test on a Wednesday afternoon. Whistle in hand, he asserts words of encouragement to the players dashing to the baseline, panting heavily as the speaker system perpetually signals the succeeding intervals…


UAAP: Green Spikers take early exit, finish at sixth place
by Tinsel Joaquin
Sports News UAAP 79 //

After a long, gruelling season, the DLSU Green Spikers fell short and ended their UAAP Season 79 Men’s Volleyball Tournament campaign at sixth place. They tied with the AdU Soaring Falcons and the UP Fighting Maroons in terms of the win-loss standings with a 5-9 record. Into the season Opening the first round of the…


The US NCAA Basketball Tournament: Dissecting March Madness
by Gio Gloria and Juro Morilla
Sports Feature //

Every athlete’s dream is to win a championship and nothing gives a better feeling than winning one at the collegiate level. In the United States, there is no better way to achieve that than by conquering the US NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division I Basketball Tournament, which is popularly known as March Madness. Unlike…


Word on the street: Dream tournaments and venues
by Brent Guiao and Claro Ignacio Manzano
Sports Feature // April 13, 2017

Throughout the second semester of UAAP Season 79, a number of Lasallian athletes gave their thoughts about the different competitions and venues they aspire to compete in. Lady Spiker Tin Tiamzon, DLSU Football’s Rigo Joseph, Green Batter Ignacio Escaño, and Green Jin Mitchell Agapito share their answers with The LaSallian.   Tin Tiamzon, Lady Spikers Outside…