Monthly Archives: March 2014

For the second straight year, De La Salle University will run away with the UAAP senior’s general championship trophy. They once again bested perennial contender UST for the biggest team award given at season’s end. La Salle finished Season 76 with 289 points, finishing first place in Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Men’s Taekwondo, Men’s Table Tennis, Women’s Judo and Women’s Chess....
Mika Reyes had just checked back in the game, and, a little later, scored after pushing the ball past a couple of blockers. The scoreboard read 21- Ateneo, 19-La Salle. The lead, which once stood at a game-high of nine, had been whittled down to two. The window for a comeback remained ajar. On the next play, however, the Lady...
The only way to win the championship is to focus on winning a point at a time. We have to want to win each point, and do what it takes to win that point. As Coach Ramil famously said, there are no 3pointers in volleyball. Each point is, well, one point. There are no shortcuts to victory. A team...
There have been times when our team has taken their collective foot off the gas pedal. That could be one reason for yesterday's tight loss. Ateneo's a good team with a good coach, and their motivation is a match for ours. We led 12-9 in the deciding 5th, but gave the initiative back. We had championship point but failed...
For the game’s first two sets, Alyssa Valdez kept scoring through a dizzying array of attacks, Amy Ahomiro and Michelle Morente backstopped their team captain’s effort, and Ateneo Coach Asunorn “Tai” Bundit kept dancing on the sidelines.  The Lady Eagles seemed poised to send the series to a winner-take-all Game 4 by sweeping the defending champion Lady Spikers, which...