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UAAP: Green Tankers retain second, Lady Tankers return to the podium
by Alfonso Reyes, Katrina Mañalac, Jeremiah Dizon and Jose Reyes
Sports News UAAP 81 // November 11, 2018

The UAAP Season 81 Swimming Tournament began last Thursday, November 8 at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex swimming pool, and concluded earlier today, November 11. Throughout the four-day meet, the DLSU Green Tankers garnered a total of 382 points, concluding their season in second, while the Lady Tankers improved to a third place finish, earning…


UAAP: Blue Eagles edge out Green Archers, 71-62, breaks La Salle’s winning streak
by Katrina Mañalac and Rain Leoncio
Sports News UAAP 81 //

Earlier today, the DLSU Green Archers broke their winning streak after facing yet another defeat from the Ateneo Blue Eagles, 62-71, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. La Salle remains at third with an 8-5 win-loss record while ADMU still dominates the table with a record of 11 wins and two losses. Thirdy Ravena and Kakou…


UAAP: De La Salle Taekwondo Poomsae reclaims title, Kyorugi teams bag third and fifth
by Drew Acierto and Roberto Matibag
Sports News UAAP 81 // November 9, 2018

The De La Salle Taekwondo (DELTA) Men’s and Women’s Poomsae teams reclaim the championship in the recently concluded UAAP Season 81 Taekwondo Tournament held last November 6 to 9 at the Ateneo Blue Eagle Gym. Meanwhile, the DELTA Kyorugi Women’s team made an impact this season as they clinched a spot in the podium, winning…


Aiyana Perlas: Standing on the sidelines
by Andrea Punzalan
Sports Feature // November 8, 2018

Amidst the adrenaline filled basketball games stands a lady with a duty to the Lasallian community. As the University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 81 opened last September 8, UAAP Courtside Reporter (CSR) Eileen Shi’s successor was revealed to the public in the form of 19-year-old Psychology major Aiyana Perlas. As a new…


UAAP: Green Archers edge Bulldogs, 84-77, for eighth victory
by Alfonso Reyes and Danielle Erika Capule
Sports News UAAP 81 // November 7, 2018

Earlier today, the DLSU Green Archers outlasted the NU Bulldogs, 84-77, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Green-and-White notched their eighth win of the season, while the NU Bulldogs were handed their ninth loss. Leonard Santillan led La Salle’s offense, as he posted 18 points and five rebounds, followed by Andrei Caracut and Aljun Melecio,…


Road to recovery: Taane Samuel’s Jones Fracture
by Bench Peralta
Sports Feature UAAP 81 //

One of the worst things any athlete can experience is receiving an injury to any part of the body. Whether it be a fracture, tear, or a strain, it’s difficult for both the person who sustained it and the people who support this person. The LaSallian was fortunate enough to interview Samuel, his physical therapists…


UAAP: Animo Squad ready to take it to the next level
by Raphael Gealogo and Jose Reyes
Sports Feature UAAP 81 // November 6, 2018

The UAAP Season 81 Cheerdance Competition is less than a month away, and the Animo Squad is vigorously preparing for this year’s competition. After last year’s disheartening outcome, team captain Lara Andrada and head coach Ramon Pagaduan remain optimistic for the squad despite the many setbacks they’ve been experiencing so far. Despite placing in a…


UAAP: DLSU Fencers set their eyes on the prize this UAAP 81
by Roberto Matibag
Sports Feature UAAP 81 //

Aiming for the top is doable with the right training and resources. That will be no easy task as the UE Red Warriors continue their dominant run and clinched their sixth consecutive title, while the UE Lady Warriors conquered the competition for the eleventh straight year last season. With the gap closing, team captains David…


UAAP: Green, Lady Tankers dive in for championship title
by Katrina Mañalac and Jose Reyes
Sports Feature UAAP 81 //

With Season 81 already in play, the Green, Lady Tankers are prepared to give a better performance than last year. In Season 80, it was a dismal end for the Lady Tankers as they were edged out from a podium finish for the first time in years, garnering only a total of 84 points. Meanwhile,…


De La Salle Taekwondo aims resurgence in UAAP 81
by Roberto Matibag and Juro Morilla
Sports Feature UAAP 81 // November 4, 2018

The road to the top of the podium entails many roadblocks. Some would easily give up given the circumstances, but for the De La Salle Taekwondo (DELTA) Team, continuous practice and improvement of training regimen might just be key for their way back to glory. Season 80 produced satisfactory results in Kyorugi (sparring) as both …