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DLSU athletes shine in UNIGAMES

DLSU again showed its sporting prowess among the 48 competing colleges from all over the country in the recently concluded 16th Philippine University Games (UniGames), last Oct. 24-28. Lasallians athletes grabbed two top seed results and five runner-up finishes in the Philippine Sports Commission-organized event held in Roxas City, Capiz. The Green Booters reigned over…

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On leaving Ateneo and finding a new home at De La Salle

A high school basketball superstar in Cebu, Mark “Macmac” Tallo is creating a buzz in Manila not only because of his feisty basketball skills, but also because of his controversial transfer from Ateneo to DLSU. This 17-year old basketball prodigy switched sides after playing time problems under the Ateneo Blue Eagle. He left Coach Noman…

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Nikko Huelgas, National Triathlete

Green Tanker and national triathlon record holder Nikko Huelgas nabbed the seventh over-all spot in the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Asian Championships Elite 23-Under category, held last Sept. 23 in Taipei, Taiwan. Fresh from a 7-day ITU Elite U23 training camp in Jeju, South Korea, 20-year old Huelgas is already eyeing the road to the…

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Lady Spikers, determined to retain championship crown

The departure of UAAP’s volleyball stars DLSU’s Jacq Alarca and Stephanie Mercado, UST’s Aiza Maizo and Adamson’s Angela Benting, seems to have made the 74th Season of the women’s volleyball a few stars duller. Teams, however, are beefing up their line-ups, making it more difficult for Lady Spikers Head Coach Ramil de Jesus to achieve…

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Team Revisited: DLSU Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

After 17 years of dedication to constant improvement, powered by core values that shape the team, the DLSU Brazillian Jiu Jitsu they established themselves as an official DLSU sports organization. The team first planted its roots in 1993, under the guidance of Alvin Aguilar, the pioneer of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) in the Philippines. Brazilian…

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GREEN GALLERY: 2nd Half Rookies

Women’s Volleyball: Mika Aereen Reyes “A force in the middle,” is how her Facebook fan page describes the former St. Scholastica’s College, Manila volleyball statuesque, Mika Aereen Reyes. Only an inch shy from being a six-footer, and still growing, this 5’11 stand-out is one of the most anticipated rookies of this year’s DLSU women’s volleyball…

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Aguilar lifts Green Tankers to 1st place finish, Lady Tankers still at 3rd

Former Rookie of the Year Johansen Benedict Aguilar anchored the Green Tankers back to a podium finish, while the Lady Tankers exited third best  during the UAAP Season 74 Swimming Meet last Sept. 22-25 at the Trace Aquatic Sports Center in Los Baños, Laguna. The Green Tankers brought home DLSU’s first championship of the season…

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DLSU Judokas: almost but not quite Judokas finish 2nd and 3rd

One family—that made the DLSU Judo team standout from the five other competing schools in the UAAP Season 74 Judo Tournament at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium last October 1-2. It was resounding “Kaya mo yan!”, “Sa’yo yan!”, “Pin!”, “Five seconds more!”, “Good job!” Shouts, various tips, and the warm after-match hugs came from fellow Judoka…

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Cholo Villanueva takes over Archers Team B coaching helm

After the resignation of resident tactician Tonichi Yturri, former Green Archer Pocholo Inigo “Cholo” Villanueva stepped up for the head coaching duty. The newly minted Coach Villanueva led the Team B in the recent Fr. Martin Cup. Archers’ playmaker L.A. Revilla supported him, and served as his assistant coach. In addition, Villanueva is assigned to…

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Aiana Lontok : One-Armed Superwoman

The saying goes “it takes two to tango,” but for DLSU Animo Squad’s flyer Aiana Lontok a good arm is enough to cartwheel, dance, spot, catch, fly and finish the rest of the routine. In the starting minutes of the Coach Rhufa Rosario-mentored squad’s hat-trick performance, one of its flyers, Lontok, dislocated her right elbow…