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Sowing seeds for growth: How local youth programs are changing the ball game

Looking at sports as a social phenomenon rather than as a mere physical activity allows us to appreciate the impact sports have on individuals and on society. From a young age, engaging in sports allows one to form values which they carry for the rest of their lives. Teamwork, patience, respect, and developing a strong…

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Going beyond the game: Sports journalists’ commitment to hone storytelling craft

Coming into the fifth month of community quarantine, most of the local sporting leagues are still not allowed to resume as public health remains a top priority. With limited content, adapting to these vastly different circumstances could pose a challenge to sports journalists and their careers. When there appear to be far fewer stories to…

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Challenging for the crown: Why the DLSU Green Archers might just be the next big thing

The DLSU men’s basketball team has been lackluster the past couple of years, failing to truly challenge for the UAAP crown. Since the departure of Ben Mbala and Ricci Rivero, the Green Archers haven’t displayed the consistency Lasallians have been accustomed to during the Aldin Ayo era. The team has had a couple of really…

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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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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 look to step up, claim footballing crown

UAAP Season 81 ended in heartbreak for the Green Booters as the chance for DLSU’s first men’s football title in over two decades was snatched from their grasp by the ADMU Blue Eagles. A Finals showdown against their bitter rivals seemed like the perfect way to end the championship drought, but it was not to…

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UAAP: Lady Spikers seek Finals return as rookies fill big roles

Failing to enter the Finals last season—settling for third place—the DLSU Lady Spikers are more determined than ever to bring back the women’s volleyball championship to Taft in the 82nd edition of the UAAP. Similar to last season, the Green-and-White will showcase more rookies who are expected to fill in the void left by those…

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Same faces, new goals for Green, Lady Fencers this Season 82

With the right mindset and attitude, winning the championship may not seem too far-fetched. Such is the belief that propels both the DLSU Green and Lady Fencers to once again try to overcome several hurdles and finish stronger for the upcoming UAAP season. With no new faces in either squad’s lineup, familiarity will play a…

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Revamped Green Spikers uphold level-headed ambitions

Achieving a silver medal finish in the 2019 Philippine University Games (Unigames) last year, the DLSU Green Spikers hope to continue their win from the off-season competition and secure at least a Final Four slot in the UAAP Season 82 men’s volleyball tournament to put an end to a medal drought the team has suffered…

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UAAP: Same faces, new goals for Green, Lady Fencers this Season 82

With the right mindset and attitude, winning the championship may not seem too far-fetched. Such is the belief that propels both the DLSU Green and Lady Fencers to once again try to overcome several hurdles and finish stronger for the upcoming UAAP season. With no new faces in either squad’s lineup, familiarity will play a…