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Green Gallery: Encho Serrano takes the leap

Known for his dynamic finishes and steady defense, Encho Serrano has proven himself to be an integral cog for the DLSU Green Archers after playing for two UAAP seasons. Embracing his role in a stacked backcourt, the 5’11” cager averaged 9.14 points, 3.43 rebounds, and 1.71 assists in Season 82. Now onto the next stage…

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Jumping over barriers with obstacle course racing

American Ninja Warrior, the obstacle course television show, has garnered massive popularity over the past decade, sparking interest in the ever-growing sport of Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) over the last few years. The Filipino’s talent has proven that they can make it big in the sport and be the foundation for OCR’s immense potential. Competitors…

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On a bigger stage: Azkals finish strong in historic World Cup qualifiers berth

Despite exiting from the World Cup contention, the Azkals clinched a ticket to the third round of the Asian Cup qualifiers in what was hailed as their strongest qualifying berth in history, finishing with their highest group stage tally of 11 points, placing behind China and Syria. Goalkeeper Bernd Schipmann shares to The LaSallian his…

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No limits: Filipino Olympians’ journey during a pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has halted every sporting event that was set to happen in the past two years, including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Fortunately, the 2020 Summer Olympic Games are due to take place on the rescheduled date of July 23 to August 8 this year. With the delays given to the qualification process coupled…

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Evan Nelle, Mark Nonoy lead La Salle’s new backcourt

Highly regarded as star players in their former schools, Evan Nelle and Mark Nonoy once lit up college basketball by entertaining fans across the country as they led their respective teams to the finals. Now, they are embarking on a new journey in their collegiate careers as members of the DLSU Green Archers. In light…

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Gilas Pilipinas stays undefeated, crushes Indonesia, 76-51

Gilas Pilipinas faced Indonesia for the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers earlier today at the Angeles University Foundation Gym. The Filipino squad successfully continued its winning streak. Coming off its win against South Korea two days ago, the team prevailed 76-51 against the Indonesian team who hoped to garner their second win. The opposing squad’s…

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Gilas defeats South Korea, 81-78, for the first time in eight years with SJ Belangel’s dagger three

Gilas Pilipinas secured their spot at the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 after outplaying South Korea, 81-78, in a nail-biting match. After their dramatic win in the semifinals of the FIBA Asia Cup in 2013, it took eight years for Gilas to finally garner a victory against this formidable opponent.  The back and forth affair between…

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Scoring off the pitch: DLSU Football continues fund-raising initiatives

With the sports industry still affected by the uncertainty of the ongoing pandemic, DLSU’s football teams, the Green and Lady Booters, have not let the situation prevent them from fulfilling another purpose. The Green-and-White collaborated in creating a fundraising campaign called Football and Fun for a Cause.  Not shying away from the call to charity,…

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Halftime Thoughts: Making strides in developing Philippine women’s basketball

Basketball has the universal stereotype of being a man’s sport with all the physicality and fiery competitiveness that comes with it. There are also passionate women that love and excel at the sport, but they have not been given a multitude of opportunities to showcase their talents at the highest level. Many men’s leagues in…

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UAAP: Lady Spikers rout title-holders Lady Eagles in four-set debut

The DLSU Lady Spikers began their season on an excellent note as they dispatched their archrivals ADMU Lady Eagles in four sets, 25-17, 17-25, 25-17, 25-15, earlier today at the Mall of Asia Arena. The perfect combination of offense and defense propelled the Green-and-White toward capturing the hard-fought victory.  Tin Tiamzon was the catalyst on…