Sports
The LaSallian Excellence Award: The continuous ascent of Deyto
by Claro Ignacio Manzano
Sports Feature // July 25, 2017

Reaching the pinnacle of Philippine Football and establishing his presence surely did not happen overnight as Deyto patiently strived to reach his goal day in and day out, with or without a spotlight. The Business Management graduate’s ascent in the football system of the country is not only a testament to his values, but also…


Coach of the Year: De Jesus guides Lady Spikers to back-to-back championships
by Andrea Punzalan
Sports Feature // July 19, 2017

Behind the numerous championships of formidable athletes, there lies a guiding light that truly paves the way to their victory. As the envoy extraordinaire for the DLSU Lady Spikers, head coach Ramil De Jesus has built a dynasty in UAAP volleyball. With the recent conclusion of the UAAP Women’s Volleyball Finals, De Jesus was able…


Female Athlete of the Year: Inna Palacios departs DLSU on a high note
by Juro Morilla
Sports Feature // July 11, 2017

Whether it’s playing for the DLSU Women’s Football Team or the Philippine Women’s National Team, Inna Palacios has always been a steady presence at the goal. Her positioning, reflexes, and calmness inside the box has helped her bag the UAAP Best Goalkeeper award four times and has made her one of the most established goalkeepers…


PCL: DLSU Dragon Boat stamps its class over AdU, SBC, seals four titles
by Angeline Valenzuela and Katrina Mañalac
PCL Sports News // July 6, 2017

Coming off its competition in China, the DLSU Dragon Boat Team clinched four titles in the 1st Triton-Philippine Collegiate League (PCL) held at Manila Bay last July 1. The Lasallians finished first place in the four small boat competitions, namely 250m Mixed, 250m Open, 500m Mixed, and 500 Open. Results In the 250m Mixed, DLSU…


By the numbers: UAAP 79 second semester
by Juro Morilla
Sports News //

After winning the general championship last season, DLSU concluded the 79th edition of the UAAP in second place, 39 points behind this season’s host and general champions, the UST. The LaSallian examines the numbers posted by those who donned the Green-and-White in the second half of the recently concluded season.   General championship tally 271–…


Uy ends WTC in Round of 32, sets eyes on Chuncheon Korea Open, Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games
by Danielle Erika Capule
Sports News WTC // July 4, 2017

The World Taekwondo Championships (WTC) is considered to be one of the world’s most prestigious international taekwondo competitions. Along with the Olympics, the biennial tournament is a chance for taekwondo athletes to represent their country. This year, the 23rd edition of the WTC was held in Muju, South Korea from June 24 to 30. Former…


DLSU Dragon Boat wraps up campaign in China, clinches fifth in Men’s 500m Small Boat
by Andrea Punzalan and Angeline Valenzuela
Sports News // June 30, 2017

The DLSU Dragon Boat Team recently represented the Philippines in the the 2017 World Famous University Dragon Boat Festival held at DaLi County of Weinan City, Shaanxi, China last June 24 to 25. The Lasallians placed eighth for both the 200m and the 2000m events, while placing fifth for the 500m division. Led by team…


FilOil: Green Archers finish second, fail to defend preseason title
by Andrea Punzalan and Juro Morilla
FilOil 2017 Sports News //

In their third finals matchup in four years at the FilOil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup, the San Beda College (SBC) Red Lions retook the title after edging the defending champions, the DLSU Green Archers. With a record of five wins and three losses in the elimination round, the team from Taft clinched the last…


FilOil: DLSU succumbs to SBC, 75-72, fails to defend preseason title
by Renzo Miguel Mercado and Andrea Punzalan
FilOil 2017 Sports News // June 25, 2017

The DLSU Green Archers once again fell at the hands of the SBC (San Beda College) Red Lions behind a go-ahead three-pointer from former Green Archer Robert Bolick with eight seconds remaining in the fourth quarter. A close battled ensued between the reigning UAAP and NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) champions until the Lasallians faltered…


FilOil: DLSU edges LPU, moves one step closer to defending preseason title
by Dan Jerusalem and Andrea Punzalan
FilOil 2017 Sports News // June 23, 2017

It was a nail-biter yet again between the DLSU Green Archers and the LPU (Lyceum of the Philippines University) Pirates in the semifinals of the FilOil Flying V Preseason Premiere Cup as La Salle was able to come away with a win to advance to the finals, 100-99. Aljun Melecio led all scorers with 30…