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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…

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UAAP: Green Spikers stumble in opening game against Blue Eagles

The DLSU Green Spikers fell to the ADMU Blue Eagles in straight sets, 20-25, 19-25, 25-27, to start off their UAAP season earlier today at the Mall of Asia Arena.  Blue Eagle Chumason Njigha topped all players with 20 points coming from 18 attacks and two blocks. Meanwhile, John Mark Ronquillo tallied 11 points built…

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UAAP: Lady Batters eager to build off impressive Season 81 in championship chase

The DLSU Lady Batters proved themselves as worthy contenders during the last UAAP softball tournament. Under the guidance of a new head coach last year, the Green-and-White sustained winning streaks and built momentum throughout the eliminations round. With a hard-earned twice-to-beat advantage in the Final Four, the team from Taft placed third overall out of…

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UAAP: DLSU Green, Lady Fencers bag UAAP 82 bronze, silver trophies

Amassing a total of 10 medals across both divisions, the Lady Fencers clinched second overall, while the Green Fencers settled for third in the UAAP Season 82 Fencing Tournament, held last February 11 to14 at Paco Arena, Malate, Manila. The Lady Fencers garnered four medals—a team foil gold, two silvers, and a bronze—improving from their…

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UAAP: Green and Lady Paddlers split games, still in Final Four picture after Day 5

Yesterday, November 16, at the ADMU Blue Eagle Gym, both the Green and Lady Paddlers split their games, recording a win and a loss each. The Green Paddlers are still on track for a spot in the Final Four, after crushing the FEU Tamaraws, 3-0, and suffering a 3-0 defeat to the NU Bulldogs. The…

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Dawn of a new era: DLSU rookies take on bigger stage in Season 82

Roster changes are typical in collegiate sports teams, especially as seniors inevitably have to exit the lineup and go on with their lives after graduation. However, new faces enter the scene to fill in their positions and spark new beginnings for each team. After showing off their athleticism during their high school careers, several young…

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UAAP: Green Archers succumb to Blue Eagles in second round encounter, 77-69

After a tightly-contested match, the DLSU Green Archers dropped their second round matchup against the ADMU Blue Eagles, 77-69, earlier today at the Mall of Asia Arena. The team from Taft now holds a 4-5 win-loss record, while the team from Katipunan improves to 10 wins with no losses. Adrian Wong was dominant on both…

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UAAP: Revitalized Green, Lady Tankers set sights on higher glory

With All for More as the theme for UAAP Season 82, the Green and Lady Tankers aim to double their efforts to achieve better finishes this time around. Last season, the Green Tankers ended with 382 points to place second overall, while the Lady Tankers garnered a total of 143 points, landing them in third…

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Igniting a spark: La Salle Multisports

Brought together by a common passion for endurance sports, the team behind La Salle Multisports looks to create a community of healthy and active Lasallians. In order to achieve their dream, the founders of the organization—Benette Rivera (BS-AEC, ‘17), Andres Mayol (II, MEP-ME), Vince Ang (V, MKT), and Gio Diamante (MSMKTG, ‘17)—have partnered with the…