Sports
Word on the street: An athlete’s wish this Christmas
by Danielle Erika Capule and Jeremiah Dizon
Sports Feature // December 17, 2018

This Christmas, The LaSallian interviewed several athletes from various sports, from those who played and represented the University in the first half of the UAAP season to the athletes preparing for the upcoming second half. Marcia Acuña from the Animo Squad, Lady Fencer Nichole Apacible, Green Tanker Red Silvestre, Green Trackster Kevin Chuang, and Lady…


Green Gallery: Jannah Romero shines for the Lady Paddlers
by Bench Peralta
Sports Feature UAAP 81 //

Every athlete started out as a young, determined rookie, doing every possible thing for the benefit of their team. While most people usually set their standards for a rookie athlete to a minimum, as the said player is going through a lot of firsts in their first stint with the team, it is safe to…


UAAP: Green Judokas fall short of podium finish, Lady Judokas remain at fourth
by Drew Acierto, Katrina Mañalac and Roberto Matibag
Sports News UAAP 81 // December 10, 2018

The DLSU Green and Lady Judokas were aiming for a higher spot on the table as they entered Season 81 of the Judo Tournament held last December 8 and 9 at the ninth floor of the Enrique Razon Sports Complex at De La Salle University, Manila. Both teams landed at fourth this season. The Lady…


UAAP: DLSU Green, Lady Judokas aim for greater heights
by Katrina Mañalac, Roberto Matibag and Drew Acierto
Sports Feature UAAP 81 // December 6, 2018

After placing third and fourth respectively last season, the DLSU Green and Lady Judokas look to improve their standings in Season 81 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP). In the previous season, the Green Judokas finished with a total of 16 points, remaining in third place for the third consecutive season. Meanwhile,…


Change of scenery: UAAP Season 81 first semester venues
by Raphael Gealogo and Bench Peralta
Sports Feature UAAP 81 // December 5, 2018

The first half of UAAP Season 81 saw the constant venues for the first semester sports tournaments such as the Mall of Asia Arena, Smart Araneta Coliseum, UP Human Kinetics Gym, Blue Eagle Gym, Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, SM Sands by the Bay, and the UST Quadricentennial Pavilion. However, there have also been some changes…


UAAP: Green and Lady Tracksters fall short of a podium finish, both settle for fifth overall
by Jeremiah Dizon, Rain Leoncio and Alfonso Reyes
Sports News UAAP 81 // December 3, 2018

This Season 81, both the Green and Lady Tracksters aimed for a sixth place finish at least. Expectations changed for both teams midway through the tournament. “Right from the start we were not expecting to get a good result in the rankings,” assistant coach Jeoffrey Chua said in response to both team’s goals. Both teams…


UAAP: Green Fencers spot silver finish, Lady Fencers fall to fourth
by Bench Peralta and Arvin Abaniel
Sports News UAAP 81 // November 25, 2018

The DLSU Green Fencers ranked second behind seven-peat champions UE Red Warriors in the overall medal tally of the UAAP Season 81 Fencing Tournament held at the Victoria Sports Tower in Quezon City last November 22 to 25. In the women’s division, the ADMU Lady Eagles broke the UE Lady Warriors’ 12-time winning streak, while…


UAAP: DLSU Track Team seeks improvement from last season
by Rain Leoncio and Juro Morilla
Sports News // November 24, 2018

Following a disappointing sixth place finish in the previous campaign, the DLSU Lady Tracksters are aiming for a better result in Season 81. The DLSU Green Tracksters, meanwhile, are looking to finally land the championship after ending the last two seasons at third place. The LaSallian was able to speak with the team captains of…


UAAP: Green Archers falter against Tamaraws, 71-70, miss first Final Four since 2015
by Alfonso Reyes and Roberto Matibag
Sports News UAAP 81 // November 21, 2018

In the do-or-die match for the last ticket to the Final Four, the DLSU Green Archers fell to the FEU Tamaraws, 70-71, earlier today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. With the win, the Tamaraws secured a playoff against the ADMU Blue Eagles, who have a twice-to-beat advantage. Arvin Tolentino spearheaded the Tamaraws to their sixth…


UAAP Cheerdance: Animo Squad finishes last, NU seizes fifth CDC crown
by Raphael Gealogo, Jose Reyes and Arvin Abaniel
Sports News UAAP 81 // November 17, 2018

Earlier today, the UAAP Season 81 Cheerdance Competition (CDC) kicked off at the Mall of Asia Arena. The DLSU Animo Squad may have had a lot of speed bumps throughout their preparations, but it did not stop the squad from giving their all for the University. This year, DLSU finished in eighth place, garnering 459.5…