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Contrasting finishes attained by Green and Lady Fencers

A year ago the two teams suffered the same fate, finishing last in both divisions, and yet a year removed from their dismal performances, the DLSU Green and Lady Fencers churned out stints that was as opposite as black and white. The Lady Fencers went from being the bottom-feeder at the end of last year’s…

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Green and Lady Spikers: Ready, set, spike

As a new season approaches, so do new expectations. The DLSU Green and Lady Spikers are up for the challenge. “As of now, we are expecting to be in the top four kasi [because] last year we placed fifth,” Green Spikers Head Coach Sammy Acaylar said regarding his expectations about the Green Spikers. Coach Acaylar is…

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Green and Lady Booters: New faces, better chances

The DLSU Green Booters are all about training hard and getting back to their old shape as a title contender. The line-up of the squad underwent an overhaul as key players like Kim Smit, Enrique Romero Salas, Rey Behag and Pat Laluces will be leaving the ranks of the three-time UAAP champions. These players were…

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Green Batters and Softbelles: Whipping boys (and girls) no more

After wallowing beneath the standings for the past years, the Green Batters snagged the fourth place last season, which is one of their best finishes. In the 73rd installment of the UAAP, they are aiming for no less than the championship. Team Captain Gabriel Baroque shares that the team had a fruitful offseason, as their…

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Green and Lady Tennisters: Sky is the limit

Thirteen—the number of times the Green Tennisters from Taft had prevailed to win the UAAP men’s tennis championship. The 14th may as well be on its way. Since its time in the NCAA from 1958, DLSU’s tennis stars have been rewarded with numerous titles, with the latest one being two years ago in the UAAP’s…

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Green and Lady Tracksters: Seeking redemption

Once they enter the esteemed Rizal Memorial Coliseum, there will only be redemption in the minds of the Green and Lady Tracksters. Looking back at the UAAP Season 72, both the DLSU Green and Lady Tracksters finished with painful and distant sixth places. As the collegiate league turns a new leaf over, the Tracksters have…

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Green and Lady Woodpushers: The right mix of talent

The UAAP season will start on Jan. 8 and the Green Woodpushers have already gone through inevitable changes when they lost last year’s silver medalist Dominic Layugan, a member of the last champion team of the squad in 2008, back when they were led by John Paul Gomez and another Former Rookie of the Year.

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DLSU closes gap in General Championship with UST

The General Championship (GC), which would be the ultimate testament to the University’s superb athletic program and likewise a fitting gift for a University celebrating its 100th year of existence, looms nearer than ever. Perennial champion University of Santo Tomas (UST), however, is looking to spoil that celebration. If they once more win the overall…

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DLSU and athlete injuries: Are Lasallian athletes in good hands?

There is one thing an athlete may fear more than his/her opponent: an injury.
Whenever an athlete goes down on the pitch, the mound, or on the all-familiar parquet floor, there is always the sound of collective gasps, as spectators often speculate if the injury is serious or if the athlete can still be nursed back to his or her full health.

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Nowhere to go but up for Animo Squad

In a basketball-hungry nation such as the Philippines, there are few instances wherein other competitions which are not related to basketball manage to draw more attention than the well-loved hoops action. The UAAP Season 73 Cheerdance Competition did just that, as the time-honored Araneta Coliseum burst and bled with color as 20,950 people flocked to witness the competition, Sept. 12.