Sports
SEA Games 2017: Showcasing Lasallian excellence
by Juro Morilla and Angeline Valenzuela
Sports Feature // October 25, 2017

During the 29th edition of the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), held last August 19 to 30, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, representatives from each region sent their best athletes to compete, showcase their skills, and represent the country. The Philippines ranked 6th place overall, bringing home 121 medals: 24 gold, 33 silver, and 64 bronze…


De La Salle Taekwondo seeks to avenge disappointing UAAP Season 79
by Danielle Erika Capule and Angeline Valenzuela
Sports Feature // October 24, 2017

Just a few weeks before the Taekwondo tournament in the UAAP begins, the De La Salle Taekwondo (DELTA) team is armed and ready for the upcoming season. After failing to stand on the podium last UAAP Season 79, as the men’s and women’s finished fifth and sixth, respectively, both teams are looking to improve on…


UAAP: Green Paddlers settle for fifth, Lady Paddlers claim fourth successive title
by Juro Morilla and Jose Reyes
Sports News UAAP 80 // October 23, 2017

It was a bittersweet ending for DLSU’s table tennis teams as the men’s and women’s divisions ended their Season 80 campaign on opposite sides of the spectrum. After weeks of intense matches, the Lady Paddlers came home with the gold for the fourth straight year. Meanwhile, the Green Paddlers returned empty-handed, dropping from second to…


A work in progress: Mbala in FIBA Afrobasket
by Andrea Punzalan and Renzo Miguel Mercado
Sports Feature // October 22, 2017

In a span of nine days, one of La Salle’s current prime stars and reigning UAAP Season 79 Most Valuable Player, Ben Mbala, competed in the 2017 FIBA Afrobasket held last September 8 to 16. The continental championship was hosted by both Senegal and Tunisia with the Tunisians emerging as the eventual champions. Mbala represented…


Animo Rally 2017: #LabanLaSalleYan
by Danielle Erika Capule and Jose Reyes
Sports Feature //

Hosted by DLSU’s Courtside Reporter, Eileen Shi, and fellow Lasallian and UAAP Digital Insider, Armand Hernandez, players from different sports began their journey to get the title back to Taft after coming up short in last year’s UAAP General Championship. “We want to boost, cheer up and do everything for our teams para tumaas pa…


UAAP: Lady Shuttlers claim championship after eight-year drought
by Katrina Mañalac
Sports News UAAP 80 // October 21, 2017

The DLSU Lady Shuttlers bade goodbye to their eight-year drought and bagged the championship title after defeating the reigning champions, UP Lady Maroons, 3-2, earlier today at the Rizal Memorial Badminton Hall. Third year player Nicole Albo was also awarded Most Valuable Player of the season, after beating Ann Maranon in the fifth match of…


UAAP: Green Archers survive gritty AdU, 80-74, notch eighth win
by Renzo Miguel Mercado and Juro Morilla
Sports News UAAP 80 //

After a convincing win over the UP Fighting Maroons last Sunday, the DLSU Green Archers followed it up with an 80-74 victory over the AdU Soaring Falcons earlier today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The win gives the defending champions an 8-2 slate with four games remaining in the second round of eliminations of Season…


UAAP: Green Archers look to make statement against third place AdU
by Renzo Miguel Mercado and Juro Morilla
Sports News UAAP 80 //

In their third assignment of the second round, the DLSU Green Archers head into a rematch against the third-seeded AdU Soaring Falcons, who are positioned right below the league’s top two contenders, ADMU and La Salle. The Lasallians will hope to continue their dominance early in the second round to improve their 7-2 win-loss record,…


UAAP: UP win over Lady Shuttlers forces do-or-die Game 3
by Jose Reyes
Sports News UAAP 80 // October 20, 2017

The badminton finals match-up between the DLSU Lady Shuttlers and the UP Lady Maroons has evened out after a win by the latter tied the best-of-three series with one win a side. After a triumphant first day match-up against the Lady Maroons, the Lady Shuttlers hit a roadblock last Thursday against the Fighting Maroons, losing 3-1….


UAAP: Green, Lady Spikers prematurely end Season 80 campaign
by Renzo Miguel Mercado and Danielle Erika Capule
Sports News UAAP 80 // October 17, 2017

The Green and Lady Spikers ended with contrasting results in the UAAP Season 80 Beach Volleyball Tournament, which was held in two consecutive weekends at the Mall of Asia Sands by the Bay last October 5 to 8 and 12 to 15. In the first weekend, the Green Spikers finished second to the last in…