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Former DLSU backcourt duo discuss their journey to basketball supremacy

As former team captains of the Green-and-White, Andrei Caracut and Kib Montalbo have moved on to the more challenging realms of Philippine basketball. Caracut currently hones his skills in the Alab Pilipinas squad under the tutelage of coach Jimmy Alapag, while Montalbo is a member of TNT KaTropa in the PBA. Last May 22, both…

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Green Gallery: Tin Tiamzon aims to exit with winning legacy for family, DLSU

Players come and go, but the memories and triumphs that athletes create will live on forever—their journey continuing on regardless of the outcome. DLSU Lady Spiker Ernestine “Tin” Tiamzon is best known for her offensive production and floor defense; entering her fifth and final playing year under the Green-and-White, the outside hitter is focused on…

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Beyond a symbol: Tales behind jersey numbers

Each athlete has their own way of distinguishing themselves on the playing field. Beyond their distinct way of playing and their presence on the court, one way for fans to distinguish their favorite player is the jersey number on their backs. Some jersey numbers have achieved a legendary status in their respective sports. From important…

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Green gallery: Angelica Gaw’s grand UAAP exit

Winning a championship before exhausting their final year of eligibility is the dream of every student-athlete. Not only did De La Salle Taekwondo (DELTA) Poomsae team captain Angelica Gaw cap off her UAAP career with a successful title defense, she also topped it off by being named Season 82’s Most Valuable Player (MVP)—the second player for the Green-and-White to…

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Green Gallery: Rookie of the Year Patrick King Perez

Being a student athlete is never easy. Besides training and working on your craft, the daunting requirements that come from various schoolwork will haunt you throughout the semester. Sports Management major Patrick King Perez embraces that concept religiously. The well-experienced athlete has been practicing taekwondo for almost 17 years. He got his black belt last…

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Green Gallery: Jamica Arribas

Students live a life where juggling academics and organization work is the name of the game; but that is not the case for fourth year Sports Management major Jamica Arribas, who lives the life of a student-athlete away from her home. Living in the bustling streets of Bacolod City, Arribas picked up a love for…

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Green Gallery: Nicole Albo leads the way for Lady Shuttlers

Sports Management major Nicole Albo has been playing badminton ever since she was eight years old. Today, one can see how far she has come from her humble beginnings training with her father to becoming UAAP Season 80’s Most Valuable Player in the women’s division. Albo began playing because of the influence of her family.…

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Green gallery: MaJoy Baron proves it’s harder than it looks

For athletes, the grind is true. Although people rarely see it, it exists. After the lights go down, behind the flashes of cameras and with the absence of the wandering eyes of the public, they say the real grind begins. It isn’t easy—in fact, most walk away from it. For the few who embrace it,…

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Kim Fajardo takes on final set

In volleyball, the setter’s primary objective is to distribute the ball to the hitters on the court, a role that is similar to the point guard in basketball or the quarterback in American football. Being a setter is harder than it sounds, as the setter must understand his or her teammates’ preferences, whether it be…

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Ben Mbala: Armed and ready

In two months, Ben Mbala will make his long-awaited UAAP debut for the DLSU Green Archers. Having served three long years of residency, the six-foot-seven 230-pound center out of Cameroon was initially set to play in Season 78. However, he had been deemed to violate league rules after playing in an unauthorized tournament in General…