The Green Archers’ preseason tournament finish was a pleasant surprise

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The Filoil Flying V preseason tournament is a very good preparatory venue for a college basketball team. The coaches and the players derive a lot of benefits from participating. First of all, it's a tournament. It's not a scrimmage. All who understand sports know that competition is a lot different from practice. People watch you. Competing for school pride...

Mika Reyes thinks ‘babawi’ ang DLSU Lady Spikers

UAAP Season 81 was unfruitful for the DLSU Lady Spikers, whose quest for a fourth straight championship ended at the hands of Sisi Rondina and UST. Coming in with a roster filled with mostly first-timers, Coach Ramil De Jesus, Des Cheng, and the rest of La Salle had growing pains all throughout the elimination round that UST was able to...

For women’s football awardees, individual glories come after team success

Out of the six individual awards available in the UAAP Season 81 Women’s Football Tournament, four of them were given to the De La Salle University Women’s Football Team, with two players getting dual gongs. While the championship is the perennial end goal for La Salle, to see individual standouts reap the rewards that their fine performances merited is always...

From the Spot: Almohjili on his post-season form, fasting and Season 82

When Mohammad Almohjili scored at the 77th minute of the finals of the UAAP Season 81 Men’s Football Tournament, the championship looked to return to De La Salle University-Manila’s storied halls for the first time since 1998. However, the contest became a tragic lesson in game management for the DLSU Men’s Football Team after eventual champions, Ateneo de Manila University,...

60-point second half explosion propels La Salle to third straight win

Trailing by three at halftime, the Green Archers went on a scoring tear to begin the third period and never looked back after that as they cruise to their third straight victory, 95-62 over Arellano University. Justine Baltazar led the way with 21 points and 16 rebounds while Aljun Melecio and Encho Serrano each added 16. The team made 12 threes...

Encho Serrano leads Green Archers in back-to-back preseason wins

After losing to UP last Sunday, the Green Archers' campaign in the FilOil Preseason tournament got back on track with a pair of hard-fought wins over the course of the week. Leading the way on both matches was sophomore guard Encho Serrano. He tallied for 15 points in last Tuesday's 68-61 win over the Mapua Cardinals while adding 8...

Almost had it. Upstart La Salle settles for 2nd place in UAAP Men’s Football

The UAAP Men's Football Championship remains elusive to the DLSU Men's Football Team as they suffered a heartbreaking extra time defeat to Ateneo, 2-1, in the Season 81 Final staged Thursday evening at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. In a pulsating match, both teams had plenty of opportunities to open the scoring in the first half. However, none of those were...

La Salle wins third consecutive UAAP Women’s Football title

The DLSU Women’s Football Team secured their third straight UAAP Women’s Football title after they defeated the FEU Tamaraws 2-0, in the UAAP Season 81 Women’s Football Tournament Finals held Thursday afternoon at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Rookie hotshots Maye Mendano and Shai Del Campo proved that they are unfazed by the big dance. They stepped up in their debut...

DLSU Women’s Football Team Season 81 Finals Preview: Long May She Reign

Two years ago, the DLSU Women's Football Team ended a seven-year UAAP Women's Football Tournament title drought by recording a perfect season. Coach Hans Smit's team did it in spectacular fashion, winning all of their nine games to secure the championship. Since then, the girls have never looked back and are in no mood to cut their reign short. In...

DLSU Men’s Football Team Season 81 Finals Preview: Manifest Destiny

All those months of hard work, blood, sweat and even tears all boil down to one last game for the De La Salle University Men’s Football Team. Against all expectations and reasoning, La Salle has managed to reach the Finals in the UAAP Season 81 Men’s Football Tournament. It is a golden opportunity for the school to bring home...