Sports
FilOil: Green Archers stumble in quarterfinals
by Juro Morilla
FilOil 2018 Sports News // August 6, 2018

The DLSU Green Archers failed to better last year’s second place finish as the Taft-based squad fell to the FEU Tamaraws in the quarterfinal round of the FilOil Flying V Preseason Cup. La Salle entered the playoffs after finishing the elimination round with a record of seven wins and two loses in Group A. Archrivals…


Team of the Year: Lady Spikers achieve rare three-peat championship
by Danielle Erika Capule and Katrina Mañalac
Sports Feature Sports News UAAP 80 // August 5, 2018

Starting off the season with a similar yet different set of players, the DLSU Lady Spikers faced several challenges yet still came out on top with the same exceptional performance they have always given. Despite the doubts and challenges faced by the DLSU Lady Spikers this UAAP Season 80, the team achieved a rare feat…


UAAP: DLSU Women’s Football Team accomplishes a repeat
by Juro Morilla
Sports News UAAP 80 // July 11, 2018

After ending its seven-year title drought last season, the DLSU Women’s Football Team was able to bag another championship, as it concluded Season 80 with a 2-1 victory over the UST Golden Tigresses in the Finals. When asked to describe the entire season, Nina Arrieta responded, “Oh wow! It was a roller-coaster. Ups and downs…


Hans Smit undergoes successful heart surgery
by Juro Morilla
Sports News // July 6, 2018

DLSU Football head coach Hans Smit underwent a successful angioplasty procedure last Monday night at the Asian Hospital after suffering two minor heart attacks. Sam Smit, daughter of the veteran coach, stated that her father has already been transferred to a regular room following his stay in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) right after the…


A spotlight on the UAAP Streetdance competition
by Gabriel Garcia and Hashir Masood
Sports Feature // July 4, 2018

What comes to mind when one mentions dance in the UAAP? As one of the most anticipated events in the UAAP, without a doubt, one would automatically think of the Cheerdance Competition. With the death defying stunts and highly energetic routines, it is hard not to miss out on an entertaining showcase of talent and…


Lady Spikers remain queens of UAAP Volleyball
by Renzo Miguel Mercado and Danielle Erika Capule
Sports Feature // July 1, 2018

After being in the finals for ten consecutive years, the DLSU Lady Spikers achieved a rare three-peat championship at the expense of the Lady Tamaraws. Head coach Ramil De Jesus continues to cement his legacy as one of the best of his era. The strict yet humble mentor stresses the discipline and hard work of…


Abu Tratter: Gilas debut against powerhouse Australia
by Juro Morilla
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // June 30, 2018

With Gilas-Pilipinas down by 16 points at the 3:47 mark of the fourth quarter, head coach Chot Reyes decided to give the big man from De La Salle University his international debut. A loose ball foul on June Mar Fajardo allowed Reyes to shuffle his players as he brought Abu Tratter and Allein Maliksi in…


Helping athletes always: PT Marco
by Brent Guiao and Katrina Mañalac
Sports Feature // June 27, 2018

The life of an athlete does not just consist of the times they are competing on the court, field, or gym. Most of the struggle occurs during practice and days in between. To make sure they compete to their maximum potential, athletes have to make sure that their bodies are healthy and prepared to take…


Muay Thai La Salle
by Jose Reyes and Hashir Masood
Sports Feature //

There are so many popular martial arts sports that can be experienced in DLSU. Taekwondo and Judo are a couple to mention, however, a new martial arts sport has made its way to the public’s attention Muay Thai. Muay Thai, also known as “The Art of Eight Limbs,” is a martial art that originates from…


By the numbers: UAAP Season 80 Second Semester
by Juro Morilla
Sports News // June 24, 2018

DLSU concluded Season 80 at second place after garnering 271 general championship points, 10.5 points short of UST’s total. La Salle has now finished at second place for two consecutive years, while the España-based squad bagged their third general championship in four years. With the second semester sports now over, The LaSallian delves into the…