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UAAP Finals: Destiny awaits either DLSU or ADMU in do-or-die Game 3
by Renzo Miguel Mercado and Juro Morilla
Sports News UAAP 80 // December 3, 2017

A deciding match between the most heated rivals in college basketball will commence later today, 3:30 pm, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, as the DLSU Green Archers clash with the ADMU Blue Eagles for one last time in Season 80. After a convincing win last Wednesday, La Salle stunned Ateneo and forced an all-or-nothing match….


UAAP: Animo Squad finishes in seventh place, AdU ends NU’s dominance
by Jose Reyes and Gabriel Garcia
Sports News UAAP 80 // December 2, 2017

It was history in the making at the Mall of Asia Arena as a sold out crowd witnessed jaw-dropping performances from Season 80’s UAAP Cheerdance competitors. Since 2010, no other university, besides National University and the University of the Philippines, has won first place in the competition. This year, however, new teams emerged on the…


Teng and Tsoi’s Newest Venture: Pandesal ni JT
by Danielle Erika Capule
Sports Feature //

Just before former King Archer Jeron Teng and former DLSU Courtside Reporter Jeanine Tsoi graduated from DLSU, the two decided to put up a food stall in Agno, called Pandesal ni JT. The LaSallian sat down with Francis Tiempo, one of the people who Teng and Tsoi trust the store with, to talk about the…


UAAP: DLSU Animo Squad renewed and ready for CDC
by Andrea Punzalan and Gabriel Garcia
Sports Feature UAAP 80 //

With the first half of the 80th season of the UAAP coming to a close, all of us can agree that it has been a blockbuster of a year for all competing schools. Whether you bleed Green, Blue, or Maroon, it’s safe to say that all universities have had their fair share of ups-and-downs in…


Green Gallery: Nicole Albo leads the way for Lady Shuttlers
by Jose Reyes
Green Gallery Sports Feature // December 1, 2017

Sports Management major Nicole Albo has been playing badminton ever since she was eight years old. Today, one can see how far she has come from her humble beginnings training with her father to becoming UAAP Season 80’s Most Valuable Player in the women’s division. Albo began playing because of the influence of her family….


UAAP Finals: Montalbo’s determination inspires Game 2 win
by Andrea Punzalan
Sports Feature UAAP 80 //

The DLSU Green Archers and ADMU Blue Eagles once again gave it their all in the second game of the best-of-three Finals yesterday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. While the team from Katipunan fought to earn their first championship in five years, the team from Taft extended the series as they try to defend the…


UAAP Finals: Green Archers force Game 3 after stunning Blue Eagles, 92-83
by Juro Morilla and Renzo Miguel Mercado
Sports News UAAP 80 // November 29, 2017

With their backs against the wall, the DLSU Green Archers forced a Game 3 after coming back from a 21-point deficit to stun the ADMU Blue Eagles, 92-83, earlier today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. “I say we stick together. We saw some of our players down, struggling but we didn’t give up. We kept…


UAAP Finals: Green Archers fight to keep season alive
by Juro Morilla and Renzo Miguel Mercado
Sports News UAAP 80 // November 28, 2017

The DLSU Green Archers will look to bounce back from a heartbreaking defeat in Game 1 of the UAAP Season 80 Finals tomorrow, 4 pm, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The defending champions failed to complete a comeback as they succumbed to the ADMU Blue Eagles, 76-70, which pushed the Green-and-White to the brink of…


Athlete Revisited: TY Tang’s new journey
by Juro Morilla and Angeline Valenzuela
Athlete Revisited Sports Feature // November 27, 2017

Tyrone Conrad Tang, more popularly known as “TY”, is one of the steadiest and most cerebral point guards that has played in the UAAP, as he spearheaded the offense of head coach Franz Pumaren during his playing days for the DLSU Green Archers. Tang went on to win a championship with La Salle before moving…


UAAP Finals: Aljun Melecio returns to form in Game 1 loss
by Juro Morilla
Sports Feature // November 26, 2017

Similar to the first two meetings between the DLSU Green Archers and the ADMU Blue Eagles this season, Game 1 of the UAAP Season 80 Finals provided basketball fans another memorable match. With reigning UAAP MVP Ben Mbala being held to only eight points in seven field goal attempts, Aljun Melecio spearheaded the offense and…