Sports
Sister act: Castañeda sisters go for the goal
by Danielle Erika Capule and Alfonso Reyes
Sports Feature // February 17, 2019

For siblings who grow up together, there exists a special connection that stands the test of time. They always look out for one another and have each other’s best interests at heart. One of the things that bring siblings together and deepen their bond is a shared interest. Whether it be a TV show, movie,…


UAAP: Lady Spikers ground ADMU Lady Eagles to draw first blood
by Drew Beltran Acierto and Arvin Abaniel
Sports News UAAP 81 //

The DLSU Lady Spikers pierced an arrow through the hearts of archrivals ADMU Lady Eagles behind the efforts of team captain Desiree Cheng in four sets, 25-14, 25-17, 16-25, 25-19, as they clashed in their opening match at the Mall of Asia Arena earlier today. Cheng paved the way for the Green-and-White, as she led…


Halftime thoughts: The declining allure of live sporting
by Brent Guiao
Sports Feature //

As a sports fan, few things beat the experience of being in the arena and enjoying a game, right? The deafening sound of cheers, the emotional roller coaster ride that is most sporting events, and the thrill of being there for your team’s most memorable moments—there truly is nothing better. If this is all true,…


UAAP: DLSU succumb to UST, 3-1, to begin Season 81 campaign
by Juro Morilla
Sports News UAAP 81 //

The DLSU Men’s Football Team opened Season 81 with a defeat as they succumbed to the UST Growling Tigers, 3-1, earlier today at the FEU-Diliman Football Field. La Salle rookie John Lagura opened the scoring festivities at the 14th minute, but UST answered back with two goals in the first half, then added another one…


UAAP: Green Batters make a statement in big win over UP
by Rain Leoncio and Alfonso Reyes
Sports News UAAP 81 //

On their opening game of the tournament, the DLSU Green Batters caught fire and defeated the UP Fighting Maroons via mercy rule, 12-2, earlier today at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Diamond. Rookie pitcher Luis Miñana stood out as he recorded six strikeouts in six innings of work in his collegiate baseball debut. Miñana impressed team…


UAAP: Green Spikers drop opener to ADMU in 3 sets, commit 23 errors
by Bench Peralta
Sports News UAAP 81 //

Earlier today at the Mall of Asia Arena, the DLSU Green Spikers received their first loss of the season at the hands of their archrivals, the ADMU Blue Eagles, in three sets, 25-23, 25-22, 25-15. Antony Koyfman led both teams in scoring with 15 points, 13 of which came from attacks. Chumason Njigha and Ishmael…


New-look Green Booters set to gun for UAAP crown
by Alfonso Reyes and Bench Peralta
Sports News UAAP 81 // February 16, 2019

Progression over perfection is the mantra that seems to keep the DLSU Men’s Football Team going throughout the previous editions of the UAAP. The Green Booters look to pick up from where they left off as they improved from a sixth place finish in Season 79 to a fourth place finish in Season 80. Following…


UAAP: A new edition of Green Spikers to face Season 81
by Danielle Erika Capule and Arvin Abaniel
Sports News UAAP 81 //

Having been out of the limelight for more than a decade, the DLSU Green Spikers will try to push themselves into the Final Four to improve their sixth place finish from last year. The team is still on the verge of reestablishing their cohesion and solidarity, considering the adaptation of a new system from the…


UAAP: Lady Booters look to cement three-peat legacy
by Rain Leoncio and Danielle Erika Capule
Sports News UAAP 81 //

The defending champions De La Salle Lady Booters will be looking to add another trophy to their collection as they enter Season 81 of the UAAP. As the football tournament starts this February, the team is up and ready with its new lineup and a brand new formation to help defend the title once more….


Championship or bust, Green Batters set sights on crown
by Rain Leoncio and Alfonso Reyes
Sports News UAAP 81 //

Following a heartbreaking season that saw the Green Batters come close to their goal of winning the championship, the team is determined to take the sought-after crown back to Taft. This Season 81, the team hopes that an intact veteran lineup, coupled with the addition of talented rookies, will be enough to regain baseball supremacy….