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Marielle Benitez and her golden goal in life
by The LaSallian
Sports Feature // February 28, 2012

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…


Lady Archers continue spirited post-season contest
by The LaSallian
Sports News //

The UAAP basketball season may have ended for the Girls in green since September, but they have found themselves busy again in the on-going Dickies Filipino-Chinese Basketball League (FCBL) held at the Philippine Buddha Care Gym, Quezon City. The Lady Archers closed the classification round of the Saturday-scheduled tourney last January 28 in fourth place…


Inter-La Salle Judo Tournament
by The LaSallian
Sports News //

“The purposes [of this tournament] are to unite the varsity team and the young bloods, to harness each other’s skills, and to establish a sense of belongingness as one team,” DLSU Judokas Head Coach Sam Bernales explained. In 2001, the DLSU Judo Team had only 15 members with only one female Judoka. Eleven years after…


Green Spikers reinforces final four bid
by The LaSallian
Sports News //

It was not sweeter the second time around as the Taft-based Spikers yielded against league leader FEU Tamarraws in the 25-20, 20-25, 25-20, 19-20, 11-15 thriller last February 1 for the UAAP Season 74 Men’s Volleyball competition. Five Green Spikers’ double-digits performance, led by former Rookie of the Year Myco Antonio with 19 points 12…


Lady Spikers’ blocking denies Ateneo, inches closer to back-to-back crown
by Charles Usi
Sports News // February 26, 2012

DLSU’s blocking is back. The DLSU Lady Spikers tallied 12 block kills to seize Game 2 of the UAAP Women’s Volleyball Finals’ series against the Ateneo Lady Eagles last Saturday, February 25. Home of the last four league’s top blockers in the past five seasons, including back-to-back Best Blocker Michelle Gumabao, the Lady Spikers reconstructed…


Lady Spikers silence Tigresses, completes first round sweep
by Brian Lance Tamayao, Adiel Sam De Jesus, Jerome Alvarez and Imman Canicosa
Sports News // January 25, 2012

“Never underestimate the heart of a champion.” These were the immortal words uttered by Houston Rockets Head Coach Rudy Tomjanovich when his team faced stiff adversity on their ascent to the championship. The DLSU Lady Spikers, seeking their seventh win in as many games against rival UST Tigresses, found themselves in a similar predicament when…


Championship, Green and Lady Booters’ goal
by Tim Alejandro and Martha Elisse Teves
Sports Feature //

The DLSU Green and Lady Booters are set to redeem themselves after failing to reach the finals of last year’s UAAP Men’s and Women’s Football Championships. Both teams were pegged at third place with the Green Booters four points adrift of second seed UST, and the Lady Booters five points behind their FEU counterparts. The…


Green Archers join charity basketball game for Sendong victims
by Tim Alejandro
Sports News //

Fastbreak, a fast-paced charity basketball match held at the Fil Oil Flying V San Juan Arena last January 6, united athletes and celebrities in providing excitement and comedy for a just cause. UAAP Season 74 Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Year Kiefer Ravena and Ignite Media organized a basketball charity game that collected more than…


Green Tennisters blank UE in UAAP opener
by Adiel Sam De Jesus, Brian Lance Tamayao and Kathryn Cartera
Sports News //

It was a cold and drenched opening day for the UAAP Season 74 Lawn Tennis Championship, but last season’s Green Tennister finalist burned the wet courts to demise the University of the East (UE) Red Warriors 5-0, last January 7. The Green-and-White Tennisters started the season with a statement delivering the ‘W’ in every singles…


Duo powers Green Spikers to 3-3 slate
by Charles Usi and Martha Elisse Teves
Sports News //

The Green Spikers split their first six games evenly in the UAAP Season 74 Men’s Volleyball Tournament at the Fil Oil Flying V Arena to finish in the three-way log jam with Final Four contenders Adamson University (AdU) and University of the Philippines (UP). DLSU’s top two spikers, Team Captain Myco Antonio and sophomore Red…