Green journal: One last time v.1
by Drew Beltran Acierto and Andrea Punzalan
Green Journal Sports Feature // January 15, 2019

Before venturing into the world of international competitions and tournaments of higher calibre, most athletes experience their first jitters of nail-biting, high intensity games in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP). It has been home—a place of growth—to many talented athletes all over the country.  However, athletes can’t stay in the comforts of…

Chloe Yu: Strength, perseverance in powerlifting
by Katrina Mañalac and Jeremiah Dizon
Sports Feature //

Powerlifting has been around since the 1950s. It consists of three competitive lifts, namely the squat, the bench press, and the deadlift. It has two types of events, the “raw” and “equipped.” Raw powerlifting uses a normal type of suit for the competitors while the equipped style allows the lifters to wear a compressed suit…

Sporting events to look forward to in 2019
by Raphael Gealogo, Rain Leoncio and Alfonso Reyes
Sports Feature // January 13, 2019

With the new year kicking off, there are a number of sporting events to anticipate this 2019. Varying from sports that have been an annual tradition, to other leagues seeking relevance from its newly formed foundation. There are tournaments that are held every two to four years like the World Cup and the Special Olympic…

Ruck & Roll: DLSU Rugby breaks through
by Rob Matibag and Arvin Abaniel
Sports Feature // December 24, 2018

For the longest time, contact sports have been celebrated around the world amidst rising competitive spirits. Here in DLSU, the likes of Taekwondo and Judo are part of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) plantilla of the first term. Sports clubs handled by the Office of Sports Development (OSD) have developed followings such…

Fictional Sports: Once upon a playing field
by Jose Reyes and Alfonso Reyes
Sports Feature // December 18, 2018

Literature plays a crucial role in shaping a reader’s mind. Each genre contributes to how a person thinks and one underrated genre in the world of fiction is sports. Most time, when you browse through the shelves of a bookstore, you might stumble upon a shelf dedicated to sports. You would always see autobiographies and…

UAAP 81 Second Semester: DLSU teams ready to make their mark
by Danielle Erika Capule and Alfonso Reyes
Sports Feature // December 17, 2018

With the second semester of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 81 just around the corner, various Lasallian teams have been tirelessly preparing to don the Green-and-White once again and bring glory to the school. The LaSallian sits down with athletes from teams competing in the second semester of UAAP 81 to…

Halftime Thoughts: The early leap to the professional league
by Juro Morilla
Opinion //

With the culmination of both the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) basketball games this December, enthusiasts can now turn their attention to the 44th season of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). Before the new campaign gets going, the league will first hold the annual PBA Draft…

Word on the street: An athlete’s wish this Christmas
by Danielle Erika Capule and Jeremiah Dizon
Sports Feature //

This Christmas, The LaSallian interviewed several athletes from various sports, from those who played and represented the University in the first half of the UAAP season to the athletes preparing for the upcoming second half. Marcia Acuña from the Animo Squad, Lady Fencer Nichole Apacible, Green Tanker Red Silvestre, Green Trackster Kevin Chuang, and Lady…

Green Gallery: Jannah Romero shines for the Lady Paddlers
by Bench Peralta
Sports Feature UAAP 81 //

Every athlete started out as a young, determined rookie, doing every possible thing for the benefit of their team. While most people usually set their standards for a rookie athlete to a minimum, as the said player is going through a lot of firsts in their first stint with the team, it is safe to…

UAAP: Green Judokas fall short of podium finish, Lady Judokas remain at fourth
by Drew Beltran Acierto, Katrina Mañalac and Rob Matibag
Sports News UAAP 81 // December 10, 2018

The DLSU Green and Lady Judokas were aiming for a higher spot on the table as they entered Season 81 of the Judo Tournament held last December 8 and 9 at the ninth floor of the Enrique Razon Sports Complex at De La Salle University, Manila. Both teams landed at fourth this season. The Lady…