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Challenging for the crown: Why the DLSU Green Archers might just be the next big thing

The DLSU men’s basketball team has been lackluster the past couple of years, failing to truly challenge for the UAAP crown. Since the departure of Ben Mbala and Ricci Rivero, the Green Archers haven’t displayed the consistency Lasallians have been accustomed to during the Aldin Ayo era. The team has had a couple of really…

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From vision to action: Lasallian backer Raffy Villavicencio boasts Green Archers come Season 83

The supremacy of the Green Archers has wavered after failing to take Final Four slots for two straight UAAP seasons, leaving the Lasallian community to reassess the state of the team. Coaching changes and several one-and-done insertions were intended to revitalize the team, but the results of these experimental moves did not live up to…

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Of new beginnings, friendship, and Blue Eagles: Catching up with Big Ben

Growing up as a kid from Cameroon, Ben Mbala has always held the dream of playing at the highest level in the sport he loved the most: basketball. From being an MVP of the NBA’s Basketball Without Borders program and almost playing for the Ateneo Blue Eagles, to being an immediate legend for the DLSU…

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Filling in the silence: Diving into the world of sports podcasts

COVID-19 has forced the world to come to a pause. The pandemic has emptied streets of cars, malls of people, and along with these, it has also emptied stadiums of sporting events and their fans. Many sports have taken rain checks to keep people safe from the virus, leaving many fans missing the action.  But…

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Highlights and throwbacks: The new sports scenario

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, major local and international sports leagues have suspended all their matches and events. Most tournament officials opted to either completely cancel the ongoing season or postpone games to a later, unspecified date. With the lack of fresh content, sports channels and media have found new ways to keep…