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UAAP: DLSU Green, Lady Judokas aim for greater heights
by Katrina Mañalac, Rob Matibag and Drew Beltran Acierto
Sports Feature UAAP 81 // December 6, 2018

After placing third and fourth respectively last season, the DLSU Green and Lady Judokas look to improve their standings in Season 81 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP). In the previous season, the Green Judokas finished with a total of 16 points, remaining in third place for the third consecutive season. Meanwhile,…


Change of scenery: UAAP Season 81 first semester venues
by Raphael Gealogo and Bench Peralta
Sports Feature UAAP 81 // December 5, 2018

The first half of UAAP Season 81 saw the constant venues for the first semester sports tournaments such as the Mall of Asia Arena, Smart Araneta Coliseum, UP Human Kinetics Gym, Blue Eagle Gym, Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, SM Sands by the Bay, and the UST Quadricentennial Pavilion. However, there have also been some changes…


UAAP: Green and Lady Tracksters fall short of a podium finish, both settle for fifth overall
by Jeremiah Dizon, Rain Leoncio and Alfonso Reyes
Sports News UAAP 81 // December 3, 2018

This Season 81, both the Green and Lady Tracksters aimed for a sixth place finish at least. Expectations changed for both teams midway through the tournament. “Right from the start we were not expecting to get a good result in the rankings,” assistant coach Jeoffrey Chua said in response to both team’s goals. Both teams…


UAAP: Green Fencers spot silver finish, Lady Fencers fall to fourth
by Bench Peralta and Arvin Abaniel
Sports News UAAP 81 // November 25, 2018

The DLSU Green Fencers ranked second behind seven-peat champions UE Red Warriors in the overall medal tally of the UAAP Season 81 Fencing Tournament held at the Victoria Sports Tower in Quezon City last November 22 to 25. In the women’s division, the ADMU Lady Eagles broke the UE Lady Warriors’ 12-time winning streak, while…


UAAP: DLSU Track Team seeks improvement from last season
by Rain Leoncio and Juro Morilla
Sports News // November 24, 2018

Following a disappointing sixth place finish in the previous campaign, the DLSU Lady Tracksters are aiming for a better result in Season 81. The DLSU Green Tracksters, meanwhile, are looking to finally land the championship after ending the last two seasons at third place. The LaSallian was able to speak with the team captains of…


UAAP: Green Archers falter against Tamaraws, 71-70, miss first Final Four since 2015
by Alfonso Reyes and Rob Matibag
Sports News UAAP 81 // November 21, 2018

In the do-or-die match for the last ticket to the Final Four, the DLSU Green Archers fell to the FEU Tamaraws, 70-71, earlier today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. With the win, the Tamaraws secured a playoff against the ADMU Blue Eagles, who have a twice-to-beat advantage. Arvin Tolentino spearheaded the Tamaraws to their sixth…


UAAP Cheerdance: Animo Squad finishes last, NU seizes fifth CDC crown
by Raphael Gealogo, Jose Reyes and Arvin Abaniel
Sports News UAAP 81 // November 17, 2018

Earlier today, the UAAP Season 81 Cheerdance Competition (CDC) kicked off at the Mall of Asia Arena. The DLSU Animo Squad may have had a lot of speed bumps throughout their preparations, but it did not stop the squad from giving their all for the University. This year, DLSU finished in eighth place, garnering 459.5…


UAAP: Lady Archers lose heartbreaker to Golden Tigresses, 68-65, will head into playoff for last Semis seat
by Danielle Erika Capule and Andrea Punzalan
Sports News UAAP 81 // November 16, 2018

Earlier today, the DLSU Lady Archers were defeated by the UST Golden Tigresses, 68-65, at the FilOil Flying V Centre. Both the team from Taft and the team from España concluded the second round with an 8-6 win-loss record. Aurea Larosa helped UST win their eighth win of the season with 25 points, four rebounds,…


UAAP: Animo Squad ready to take it to the next level
by Raphael Gealogo and Jose Reyes
Sport News Sports Feature UAAP 81 // November 14, 2018

The UAAP Season 81 Cheerdance Competition is just a few days away, and the Animo Squad is vigorously preparing for this year’s competition. After last year’s disheartening outcome, team captain Lara Andrada and head coach Ramon Pagaduan remain optimistic for the squad despite the many setbacks they’ve been experiencing so far. Despite placing in a…


UAAP: Fighting Maroons outgun Green Archers, solidify first Final Four bid since 1997
by Danielle Erika Capule and Drew Beltran Acierto
Sports News UAAP 81 //

The UP Fighting Maroons continued their winning ways at the expense of the DLSU Green Archers, 97-81, at the Mall of Asia Arena. With the win, the Fighting Maroons solidified their Final Four bid, maintaining a solo third with a 8-6 win-loss record. Brothers Juan Gomez de Liaño and Javier Gomez de Liaño both scored…