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Distance and dreams: Athletes chasing passions far from home

Every training day, student-athletes pack their training bags with everything they need for another session in their constant grind. This kind of packing becomes part of an athlete’s daily routine, signaling gradual steps taken to bring themselves closer to their goals. However, there are athletes who have to do much heavier packing—the ones who have…

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Stepping up to the plate: Three Green Batters star in 2019 BFA Asian Baseball Championships

In a country where hoops and baskets dominate the sporting scene, ballparks are few and far in between. Many forget that the Philippines was once an Asian powerhouse in baseball, claiming the gold medal in the first ever BFA Asian Baseball Championship in 1954, as a crowd of about 17,000 sat in the bleachers of…

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Take your marks: Ilustre dives into the SEA Games

Swimming is such a graceful yet grueling sport. Each precise and perfected stroke that propels swimmers through the water in smooth, sharp glides can only point to the hours they spend counting laps with pruning fingers. It takes sheer dedication for a swimmer to thrive in this highly competitive sport, and Green Tanker Sacho Ilustre…

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Green gallery: Joaqui Manuel

From being a Blue Eaglet to now a Green Archer, Joaquin Manuel has carved out a role for himself as an all-around forward determined to leave it all on the court for DLSU. Known for the intangible aspects of his game and his defensive plays, the 6-foot-3 sophomore is focused on helping La Salle rediscover…

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UAAP: Green Archers bow out of playoff contention with loss to Fighting Maroons, 71-68

In a must-win game for the DLSU Green Archers, the UP Fighting Maroons emerged victorious in dramatic fashion, 71-68, eliminating the Green-and-White from playoff contention. With the win, the UP squad solidifies their second-place spot in the Final Four of the UAAP Season 82 basketball tournament. Seizing the win, Bright Akhuetie proved his dominance on…

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UAAP: Green, Lady Tankers make a splash, sport silver and bronze finishes

The DLSU Green and Lady Tankers did not disappoint as they broke through multiple events with stellar performances. The UAAP Season 82 Swimming Tournament began last Thursday, October 17, and ended yesterday, October 20, at the Trace College Swimming Pool in Los Baños, Laguna. The tournament brought in results similar to last season’s performance as…

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Green Gallery: Bennette Revillosa leading the charge

All athletes begin somewhere. While some have clear paths in mind from day one, there are others who find their passions in unlikely places. DLSU Lady Archer Bennette Revillosa is one athlete who realized her talent for basketball after an unexpected turn of events. Though her foray into basketball might have been unexpected, her sheer…

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First down: The rise of American Football in the Philippines

Every year, at the crack of February, millions of fans flock to their televisions to tune in to the annual Super Bowl—a sporting event like no other. With exciting plays, tackles, touchdowns, and captivating halftime shows, it is no wonder American football has a multitude of followers. However, one question still stands: just how popular…

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UAAP: Green Archers dominate Bulldogs, 85-61, open second round with statement victory

The DLSU Green Archers cruised to a commanding win over the NU Bulldogs, 85-61, earlier today at the Mall of Asia Arena in their first game of the second round of eliminations. The victory improves La Salle’s win-loss card to 4-4, while keeping NU’s record at 1-7. Justine Baltazar led the charge for the Green-and-White…

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UAAP: Green Archers drop grind-out affair against Fighting Maroons, 72-71

In what was arguably their best performance of the season, the DLSU Green Archers were dealt a heartbreaking loss by the UP Fighting Maroons, 72-71, earlier today at the Mall of Asia Arena. La Salle held the advantage almost the entire match, but the Fighting Maroons snatched the decisive lead in the game’s final moments.…