Sports
2011: From Rookie of the Year to MVP
by Jewel Sumayo
Sports Feature // January 8, 2012

Lady Tennister Ma. Regina Santiago. The last two UAAP seasons were memorable for Lady Tennister Ma. Regina Santiago. Aiding the Lady Tennisters to a back-to-back UAAP championship, she reaped two major awards. In her debut season, she was on top of her batch and was adjudged as the Season 72 Rookie of the Year. The…


2011: Animo Squad’s UAAP Cheerdance Competition 2nd place shocker
by Troy Santiago
Sports Feature //

Around 20,842 people witnessed the performance of the DLSU Animo squad as they took the 1st runner-up crown by surprise at the 2011 Samsung-UAAP Cheer Dance Competition last October. The Animo Squad catapulted themselves to second place from last year’s fifth place finish, the squad’s comeback in the UAAP cheerdance top three. During the start…


DLSU athletes shine in UNIGAMES
by Adiel Sam De Jesus and Tim Alejandro
Sports News // November 29, 2011

DLSU again showed its sporting prowess among the 48 competing colleges from all over the country in the recently concluded 16th Philippine University Games (UniGames), last Oct. 24-28. Lasallians athletes grabbed two top seed results and five runner-up finishes in the Philippine Sports Commission-organized event held in Roxas City, Capiz. The Green Booters reigned over…


On leaving Ateneo and finding a new home at De La Salle
by Garren Elorde and Brian Lance Tamayao
Sports Feature //

A high school basketball superstar in Cebu, Mark “Macmac” Tallo is creating a buzz in Manila not only because of his feisty basketball skills, but also because of his controversial transfer from Ateneo to DLSU. This 17-year old basketball prodigy switched sides after playing time problems under the Ateneo Blue Eagle. He left Coach Noman…


Nikko Huelgas, National Triathlete
by Vrigette Vuelba
Sports Feature //

Green Tanker and national triathlon record holder Nikko Huelgas nabbed the seventh over-all spot in the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Asian Championships Elite 23-Under category, held last Sept. 23 in Taipei, Taiwan. Fresh from a 7-day ITU Elite U23 training camp in Jeju, South Korea, 20-year old Huelgas is already eyeing the road to the…


Lady Spikers, determined to retain championship crown
by Jerome Alvarez, Jamie Lau and Troy Santiago
Sports News //

The departure of UAAP’s volleyball stars DLSU’s Jacq Alarca and Stephanie Mercado, UST’s Aiza Maizo and Adamson’s Angela Benting, seems to have made the 74th Season of the women’s volleyball a few stars duller. Teams, however, are beefing up their line-ups, making it more difficult for Lady Spikers Head Coach Ramil de Jesus to achieve…


Team Revisited: DLSU Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
by Tim Alejandro
Sports Revisited //

After 17 years of dedication to constant improvement, powered by core values that shape the team, the DLSU Brazillian Jiu Jitsu they established themselves as an official DLSU sports organization. The team first planted its roots in 1993, under the guidance of Alvin Aguilar, the pioneer of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) in the Philippines. Brazilian…


GREEN GALLERY: 2nd Half Rookies
by Adiel Sam De Jesus, Troy Santiago, Jerome Alvarez and Jewel Sumayo
Green Gallery //

Women’s Volleyball: Mika Aereen Reyes “A force in the middle,” is how her Facebook fan page describes the former St. Scholastica’s College, Manila volleyball statuesque, Mika Aereen Reyes. Only an inch shy from being a six-footer, and still growing, this 5’11 stand-out is one of the most anticipated rookies of this year’s DLSU women’s volleyball…


Aguilar lifts Green Tankers to 1st place finish, Lady Tankers still at 3rd
by Brian Lance Tamayao and Jamie Lau
Sports News // October 20, 2011

Former Rookie of the Year Johansen Benedict Aguilar anchored the Green Tankers back to a podium finish, while the Lady Tankers exited third best  during the UAAP Season 74 Swimming Meet last Sept. 22-25 at the Trace Aquatic Sports Center in Los Baños, Laguna. The Green Tankers brought home DLSU’s first championship of the season…


DLSU Judokas: almost but not quite Judokas finish 2nd and 3rd
by Adiel Sam De Jesus and Vrigette Vuelba
Sports News //

One family—that made the DLSU Judo team standout from the five other competing schools in the UAAP Season 74 Judo Tournament at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium last October 1-2. It was resounding “Kaya mo yan!”, “Sa’yo yan!”, “Pin!”, “Five seconds more!”, “Good job!” Shouts, various tips, and the warm after-match hugs came from fellow Judoka…