Sports
The athlete’s edge: Athletic gear in an ever-changing sporting world
by Gio Gloria
Sports Feature // April 17, 2017

“You find out life’s this game of inches, so is football. Because in either game—life or football—the margin for error is so small. I mean, one half a step too late or too early and you don’t quite make it.” – Tony D’Amato, Any Given Sunday (1998) As sports in general have evolved and grown…


UAAP: Lady Woodpushers slip to second, Green Woodpushers stumble to fifth
by Gio Gloria and Gerard Alde
Sports News UAAP 79 // April 15, 2017

Season 79 did not turn into the season that the DLSU Green Woodpushers and Lady Woodpushers were hoping for as they were not able to bring home championships in their respective divisions in the UAAP Chess Tournament that was held in different venues across Manila. Entering as the defending champions, the Lady Woodpushers were aiming for…


The man behind the muscle: DLSU conditioning coach Marlon Celis
by Marnellie Alegre and Jose Rafael Mendoza
Sports Feature // April 14, 2017

Within the buzzing gym of the Enrique Razon Sports Complex, Marlon Celis checks his watch intently as the DLSU Green Archers undergo their bleep test on a Wednesday afternoon. Whistle in hand, he asserts words of encouragement to the players dashing to the baseline, panting heavily as the speaker system perpetually signals the succeeding intervals…


UAAP: Green Spikers take early exit, finish at sixth place
by Tinsel Joaquin
Sports News UAAP 79 //

After a long, gruelling season, the DLSU Green Spikers fell short and ended their UAAP Season 79 Men’s Volleyball Tournament campaign at sixth place. They tied with the AdU Soaring Falcons and the UP Fighting Maroons in terms of the win-loss standings with a 5-9 record. Into the season Opening the first round of the…


The US NCAA Basketball Tournament: Dissecting March Madness
by Gio Gloria and Juro Morilla
Sports Feature //

Every athlete’s dream is to win a championship and nothing gives a better feeling than winning one at the collegiate level. In the United States, there is no better way to achieve that than by conquering the US NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division I Basketball Tournament, which is popularly known as March Madness. Unlike…


Word on the street: Dream tournaments and venues
by Brent Guiao and Claro Ignacio Manzano
Sports Feature // April 13, 2017

Throughout the second semester of UAAP Season 79, a number of Lasallian athletes gave their thoughts about the different competitions and venues they aspire to compete in. Lady Spiker Tin Tiamzon, DLSU Football’s Rigo Joseph, Green Batter Ignacio Escaño, and Green Jin Mitchell Agapito share their answers with The LaSallian.   Tin Tiamzon, Lady Spikers Outside…


UAAP: DLSU Men’s XI bow to archrivals ADMU Blue Eagles, 2-0
by Juro Morilla and Danielle Erika Capule
Sports News UAAP 79 // April 9, 2017

As the season approaches the Final Four, the DLSU Men’s Football Team found itself on the losing side again as it succumbed to its archrivals, the ADMU Blue Eagles, 2-0, earlier today at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Julian Roxas gave the Ateneans their first goal of the game with an unstoppable finish from beyond the…


DLSU Dragon Boat Team rowing towards success
by Marnellie Alegre and Gerard Alde
Sports Feature //

In a country where mainstream sports events such as basketball and volleyball dominate the media, some athletes take a chance on a road less traveled. First introduced in Ancient China, Dragon Boating celebrates culture, tradition, endurance, strength, skill, and harmony amongst others. With its rising popularity in both the international and local scene, a newfound…


Samson, Co take on the ice with Team Philippines
by Andrea Punzalan
Sports Feature //

DLSU has made a name for itself by producing athletes who are well-known in the industry. While in recent times, it is UAAP events that have been under the limelight, some sports that are not included in the association’s program continue to strive for greatness and develop athleticism as well. Without officially and directly representing…


UAAP: Lady Spikers succumb to Lady Eagles in four sets, end elimination round as second seed
by Patrick Quintero
Sports News UAAP 79 // April 8, 2017

Despite a strong start, the DLSU Lady Spikers were unable to contain Jule Samonte and the ADMU Lady Spikers as they fell to their archrivals, 12-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-19, earlier today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Returning from injury, Kim Kianna Dy was a bright spot for La Salle, scoring 15 points on 14 attacks….