Sports
Lady Booters falls short against UST
by Tim Alejandro and Danica San Ignacio
Sports News // March 28, 2012

“We reached this far. We did not give UST the championship on a silver platter” said Lady Booters Head Coach Hans Smit. After a do-or-die match, the Lady Booters fell short against the University of Santo Tomas, 0-1, in the UAAP Season 74 Women’s Football Championships last March 4 at the Ateneo High School football…


Lady Tennisters squanders twice-to-beat edge, yields title
by Adiel Sam De Jesus and Martha Elisse Teves
Sports News //

The UAAP Women’s Tennis championship has always been a match between DLSU and UST. For the past two years the championship crown went to Taft Avenue. And for Season 74, it seemed to be heading once more to DLSU, but tennis-nemesis UST disagreed. The three-peat seeking Lady Tennisters led by former MVPs Regina Santiago and…


Jeron Teng: Doing it all (and more) for victory
by Imman Canicosa and Charles Usi
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He is listed six-foot-two, and he considers explosive and heady guards like Russell Westbrook, Stephen Curry and Ricky Rubio as his favorite NBA players. Similarly, he had manned the point for his high school team, the Xavier Stallions, which won multiple championships. But Jeron Teng can do much more than dish the ball to open…


Lady Spikers reigns supreme anew; Cruz exits Finals MVP
by Charles Usi and JC Gonzales
Sports News //

Cha Cruz could have graduated from the UAAP last year with flying colors – her third championship and the Finals MVP plum – but she did not. UAAP Season 74 was without veterans Jacq Alarca and Steph Mercado, but Cruz gambled and suited for her last year of eligibility. “Kaunti lang yung nabibigyan ng ganitong…


Animo Squad breaches into NCC-NCR finals
by The LaSallian
Sports News // February 28, 2012

The DLSU Animo Squad proved that their 2nd finish during the Samsung-UAAP Cheerdance Competition was no fluke as they captured the 4th place in the collegiate co-ed division, last Feb. 4 and 5 at the SM Mall of Asia. Even though most of the squad were first-timers, the Green-and-White squad secured a berth in the…


Pro Archers bludgeon pro Eagles in Dream Game
by The LaSallian
Sports News //

After winning the last four UAAP championship, the Ateneo Blue Eagles surrendered to the men from Taft in an exhibition game against the Blue Eagles. The Dream Game 2012 was held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum last Feb. 5. The game featured Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) players who hailed from either the De La Salle…


Lady Woodpushers continues reign, Green Woodpushers stands at fourth
by The LaSallian
Sports News //

Defending champions DLSU Lady Woodpushers were once again on the verge of snaring their second consecutive championship, after remaining atop of the Chess Championships, after the first round last Feb. 1. On the other end, the Green Woodpushers kept a decent 3-0-4 win-draw-loss slate after seven starts.   One-two punch leads Lady Woodpushers RP standout…


Green Batters secures playoffs berth; Softbelles falls deep with a 0-7 record
by The LaSallian
Sports News //

In the UAAP Season 74 Baseball and Softball tournament, DLSU Coach Alejandro Estipular’s squads could not be in more contrasting situations. Both were trapped in the bottom half of the standing for years. The Green Batters finally broke free this season, but their female counterparts continued to stay right where they are. Upsets against reigning…


Lady Spikers hike record to 12-0
by The LaSallian
Sports News //

The Lady Spikers’ march to a historic season sweep continues. Twelve games into the Women’s Volleyball Tournament of the UAAP Season 74, and the DLSU Lady Spikers are still on a winning streak. The defending champions are two games away from completing a 14-game sweep of the elimination round, and securing an outright finals berth…


Marielle Benitez and her golden goal in life
by The LaSallian
Sports Feature //

Two minutes can make or break destiny. In the last stretch of a UAAP Season 61 Football Championship game, two teams were competing to finally score a goal. A shy 17-year-old Sophomore, Marielle Mayo Benitez, defined two, but arguably the most important seconds of that game. Seeing an opening, Marielle took the shot that won…