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Brand new start, brand new home

The UAAP has found a new home for its intense basketball action in The Arena, widely known as the Mall of Asia (MoA) Arena, after  its phenomenal run in the Smart Araneta Coliseum. This year’s UAAP host, National University, owned by tycoon Henry Sy, will give the newly-built arena its amateur basketball “baptism of fire”…

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FilOil: Teng dazzles in OT thriller against Eagles

In what seemed to be another late game collapse for the Archers, DLSU leaned on prized rookie Jeron Teng as he nailed a sick corner trey after setting a pump-fake over Kiefer Ravena, 5.6 ticks left in regulation to force an overtime, 53-all. The former Xavier School Golden Stallion hotshot nabbed a team-high of 17…

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The LaSallian Sports Awards 2012

The LaSallian Excellence Award: JV Casio From a collegiate standout to a national floor general, Casio has proven himself as an excellent leader even in the international and professional world of basketball. Today, he is the focal point of the Powerade Tigers’ offense in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). With an amazing performance in the…

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Lady Spikers silence Tigresses, completes first round sweep

“Never underestimate the heart of a champion.” These were the immortal words uttered by Houston Rockets Head Coach Rudy Tomjanovich when his team faced stiff adversity on their ascent to the championship. The DLSU Lady Spikers, seeking their seventh win in as many games against rival UST Tigresses, found themselves in a similar predicament when…

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2011: Gee Abanilla now heads Archers’ coaching post

Following the resignation of Dindo Pumaren, Coach Gelacio “Gee” Abanilla is the newly appointed head coach of the Green Archers. Coach Abanilla once donned the Green-and-White jersey as a part of the Pumaren-led championship teams in 1989 and 1990. After his UAAP stint, the 7-Up Bottlers in the fourth round of the 1983 PBA (Philippine…

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Lady Spikers, determined to retain championship crown

The departure of UAAP’s volleyball stars DLSU’s Jacq Alarca and Stephanie Mercado, UST’s Aiza Maizo and Adamson’s Angela Benting, seems to have made the 74th Season of the women’s volleyball a few stars duller. Teams, however, are beefing up their line-ups, making it more difficult for Lady Spikers Head Coach Ramil de Jesus to achieve…

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GREEN GALLERY: 2nd Half Rookies

Women’s Volleyball: Mika Aereen Reyes “A force in the middle,” is how her Facebook fan page describes the former St. Scholastica’s College, Manila volleyball statuesque, Mika Aereen Reyes. Only an inch shy from being a six-footer, and still growing, this 5’11 stand-out is one of the most anticipated rookies of this year’s DLSU women’s volleyball…

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Lady Paddlers ends season as bridesmaids, Green Paddlers lands third

Two years ago, the DLSU Green and Lady Paddlers finished third. Last season they were both second best. This year, however, the improvement ceased as the Ladies remained at second while the Green Paddlers slipped one notch to third, concluding the UAAP Season 74 Table Tennis Competition. The Lady Paddlers knotted the best of three…

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Lady Archers breaks through 2nd round, barges into final four

While their male counterparts lost in the UAAP semis bout, the Lady Archers are headed straight back to the final four of the UAAP Season 74 Women’s Basketball tournament. The Green-and-White cagebelles secured a post-season berth after dispatching UE, Ateneo and Adamson to hike a 5-0 winning rally at the start of the second round…