Sports
Halftime thoughts: There’s more to sports, not just Men’s Basketball
by Patrick Quintero
Sports Opinion // January 18, 2019

There is no team quite like the DLSU Green Archers, and nothing compares to the ecstasy felt when the University’s basketball team wins in the UAAP. The team has given La Salle nine championships, the most recent of which was in the 2016-2017 season, and has remained as a top contender in the league. The…


Green gallery: First semester rookies excel in the UAAP
by Arvin Abaniel, Roberto Matibag, Bench Peralta and Jose Reyes
Sports Feature UAAP 81 // January 16, 2019

  The first semester of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 81 concluded with a mixed bag of results. Various Lasallian teams across multiple sports bagged team awards and individual recognition. Before heading on to the next semester, The LaSallian caught up with the rookies who excelled at the highest level of…


Green journal: One last time v.1
by Drew Acierto and Andrea Punzalan
Green Journal Sports Feature // January 15, 2019

Before venturing into the world of international competitions and tournaments of higher calibre, most athletes experience their first jitters of nail-biting, high intensity games in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP). It has been home—a place of growth—to many talented athletes all over the country.  However, athletes can’t stay in the comforts of…


Chloe Yu: Strength, perseverance in powerlifting
by Katrina Mañalac and Jeremiah Dizon
Sports Feature //

Powerlifting has been around since the 1950s. It consists of three competitive lifts, namely the squat, the bench press, and the deadlift. It has two types of events, the “raw” and “equipped.” Raw powerlifting uses a normal type of suit for the competitors while the equipped style allows the lifters to wear a compressed suit…


Sporting events to look forward to in 2019
by Raphael Gealogo, Rain Leoncio and Alfonso Reyes
Sports Feature // January 13, 2019

With the new year kicking off, there are a number of sporting events to anticipate this 2019. Varying from sports that have been an annual tradition, to other leagues seeking relevance from its newly formed foundation. There are tournaments that are held every two to four years like the World Cup and the Special Olympic…


Ruck & Roll: DLSU Rugby breaks through
by Roberto Matibag and Arvin Abaniel
Sports Feature // December 24, 2018

For the longest time, contact sports have been celebrated around the world amidst rising competitive spirits. Here in DLSU, the likes of Taekwondo and Judo are part of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) plantilla of the first term. Sports clubs handled by the Office of Sports Development (OSD) have developed followings such…


Fictional Sports: Once upon a playing field
by Jose Reyes and Alfonso Reyes
Sports Feature // December 18, 2018

Literature plays a crucial role in shaping a reader’s mind. Each genre contributes to how a person thinks and one underrated genre in the world of fiction is sports. Most time, when you browse through the shelves of a bookstore, you might stumble upon a shelf dedicated to sports. You would always see autobiographies and…


UAAP 81 Second Semester: DLSU teams ready to make their mark
by Danielle Erika Capule and Alfonso Reyes
Sports Feature // December 17, 2018

With the second semester of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 81 just around the corner, various Lasallian teams have been tirelessly preparing to don the Green-and-White once again and bring glory to the school. The LaSallian sits down with athletes from teams competing in the second semester of UAAP 81 to…


Halftime Thoughts: The early leap to the professional league
by Juro Morilla
Opinion //

With the culmination of both the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) basketball games this December, enthusiasts can now turn their attention to the 44th season of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). Before the new campaign gets going, the league will first hold the annual PBA Draft…


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

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…