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UAAP: Lady Batters build early lead, blitz past Lady Eagles, 8-1
by Rob Matibag and Raphael Gealogo
Sports News UAAP 81 // February 21, 2019

With the earlier wins against the UP Lady Maroons and UE Lady Warriors set in stone, the DLSU Lady Batters are on a hot streak as they trounced the ADMU Lady Eagles, 8-1, earlier today at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Diamond. The first inning set the pace of the game for the Lady Batters. Crafty…


UAAP: Green Batters continue winning ways, triumph over the NU Bulldogs
by Alfonso Reyes
Sports News UAAP 81 // February 20, 2019

Earlier today at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium, the DLSU Green Batters notched their second win of the tournament against the NU Bulldogs, 7-2. With the win, the Green Batters now sport a 2-0 record early on in the tournament. At the mound, Arvin Herrera held the Bulldogs to two runs in seven innings of…


UAAP: Late game heroics by Arribas save the day for Lady Batters
by Rob Matibag and Jeremiah Dizon
Sports News UAAP 81 // February 18, 2019

Coming off a win against the UE Lady Warriors, the DLSU Lady Batters converted their momentum in another heavily contested win against the UP Lady Maroons, 4-3, earlier today at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Diamond. The early stages of the game were not favorable for the Green-and-White. Defensive lapses from their side allowed the Lady…


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 Opinion //

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…