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Before the farewell: Graduating athletes on home stretch

For most senior players of teams, their final season with the Green-and-White will feel like an expanse of time in limbo—a transitionary period representing both a memory and a future door. This season symbolizes a culminating reminder of what has transpired before, an indication of their growth and development in their respective athletic careers. Yet…

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Behind the curtain: Impactful roles of assistant coaches

Getting a sports team on the pitch, the court, the mats, or the playing field takes a lot of effort. It takes even more to keep a team competitive. The journey leading up to the starting line, along with the grueling fight to the top, requires quite a production—with many significant individuals taking on distinct…

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Athlete revisited: Inna Palacios guards women’s football legacy at the net

Inna Palacios embedded a resounding legacy in her time with the Lady Booters after being crowned UAAP’s Best Goalkeeper four times in her collegiate career. For an athlete to leave a lasting legacy in their sport, they must embody a unique image that would distinguish them from the rest. Her steady presence between the posts…

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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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Halftime Thoughts: The legacy of a great athlete

Accolades and records are recognized as the standard to determine the greatness of an athlete. Championships, individual records, trophies, and signature moments are what fans and pundits point to when assessing the greatness of sports icons—from Lionel Messi’s six Ballon d’Or trophies to Michael Jordan’s six NBA championships. But greatness fades. As bones become brittle…

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From individual to team: Different components with the right fit

Playing fields represent battlegrounds to test which team has the better playstyle and strategies. It is through these encounters that squads can show their character and prove their dominance as they conquer their foes. Behind the spectacle that sporting events deliver to viewers, the chemistry and cohesiveness of a team are what drive them forward…

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UAAP: Green Booters surmount deficit against Soaring Falcons, claim 2-1 win

The DLSU Green Booters recorded their first win in UAAP Season 82 at the expense of the AdU Soaring Falcons, 2-1, earlier today at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium. After trailing at halftime, goals from rookie Isaac Anoh and sophomore Mikio Umilin allowed the Green-and-White to emerge as the victors and claim three points. Slow…

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On all cylinders: Lady Booters excel beyond UAAP, claim three-peat in PFFWL

With the UAAP football tournament just around the corner, the DLSU Lady Booters capitalized on the preseason period to bag yet another three-peat. Taking their talents to a field outside the collegiate realm, they yet again topped the latest edition of the Philippine Football Federation Women’s League (PFFWL). With a lot of external factors coming…

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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…