Go Archers

The Green Archers have been dethroned three times in the last nine months. After failing to defend the UAAP and PCCL titles late last year, the Green Archers were once again unseated, this time in the FilOil Preseason tournament via a 53-79 beatdown at the hands of San Beda in the championship match. Jeron Teng scored 21 points on 7-of-13 shooting...

This time, Jeron Teng didn’t need to drive past two defenders for a lay-up with the time winding down and the game on the line. Jason Perkins didn’t need to use his left hand to score under the basket against a towering import to give his team the win. In La Salle’s past couple of games, they raced to...

Jeron Teng dribbled at the top of the key, Perpetual Help’s Gab Danganon in front of him. The clock read six, five, four seconds. He drove past Danganon, as if going straight to the basket. Only four days, ago, he had driven past a couple of UST defenders for a lay-up with the time expiring to send La Salle...

The De La Salle Green Archers return to action tomorrow on the opening day of the Fil-Oil Flying-V Preseason tournament. After an unsuccessful title defense in last year’s UAAP and PCCL, the team addressed their lack of depth in the backcourt and consistent outside scoring by recruiting crack guards from the high school ranks in Andrei Caracut of San Beda,...

For half of the twenty thousand or so who watched yesterday’s game live, the MoA Arena felt like the unhappiest place on earth. The Lady Spikers had all the chances not just to win a precious set, but a critical game to extend their Season 77 as well. Never mind if the team was down to just twelve players, a...

The Lady Spikers emerged from the dug-out wearing the same warm-up shirts. Emblazoned on the backs of the shirts is the same surname and jersey number, as if they were all the same person and belonged to the same family. That jersey number was 8. That surname was Galang. Ara Galang made her way to the bench with the team, moving...

(DLSUSports.com- Nadz Gathercole ) La Salle’s championship run ended with a silver place finish as reigning champions FEU emerged winners, 2-3, yesterday night at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium. DLSU played with three seniors: team captain Gio Diamante, co­-captain Matthew Nierras, and the season’s best midfielder Nathan Alquiros. Paolo Bugas scored a goal at the fourth minute of extra time with...

Watching DLSU head coach Ramil de Jesus’ blank stare while the whole arena was celebrating the formal entry of the DLSU Lady Spikers to the championship round was equally surprising yet understandable. Witnessing your ace player and team captain take a bad fall and necessitating the use of a stretcher made what was a bounce-back and statement 26-24, 21-25,...

I can relate to what the DLSU Lady Spikers have gone through yesterday’s semi-final loss with a recent personal transaction gone horribly wrong. After months of preparation and seemingly endless amount of effort towards that one day, you find yourself choking and coming up short just when a split second decision presents itself that makes or breaks the whole...

The DLSU Lady Spikers made their runs. In the first set, they trimmed a 22-14 lead in half. They scored back-to-back points to cut a 18-14 deficit to just two in the second set. They turned a 10-8 disadvantage into a 13-11 edge in the third set, their biggest lead in the match. They forced NU Lady Bulldogs head...

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