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Monthly Archives: October, 2009

N.S.W.F. 11 Aldeguer 99 – Part 4 of 4

Part Four: A Test of Wills To understand how it all went wrong the following season, I’ll have to summarise my credentials at that point. We had just won the UAAP championship after so long, I was part of the...

N.S.W.F. 11 Aldeguer 99 – Part 3 of 4

Part Three: Victory Rituals As we started getting used to the way Franz wanted us to play, we felt pretty confident and strong. We only lost twice in that 1998 season, both times against UST. We swept the first round...

N.S.W.F. 11 Aldeguer 99 – Part 2 of 4

Part Two:  New Man in Charge True enough, after that I joined the PBL (Philippine Basketball League). Back then, the rule was you had to play two years in the UAAP before getting in. I joined the Welcoat team, a...

N.S.W.F. 11 Aldeguer 99 – Part 1 of 4

“…Ah talaga? Oo nga ano…I can’t believe it’s been that long.” Eight p.m., Zobel Gym Four. His older brother was doing Bobby Knight-style walk throughs with the Junior Archers, readying them for another championship clash against Ateneo High School,...

N.S.W.F. 1989

By AbsolutVerde (a Eduardo Galeano, una sonrisa tímida) Everywhere one looked, eras were ending and eras were beginning. Wood panels finally sealed the windows of the Benilde building, the last on the main campus to be fully air-conditioned. A VAX 8350...

“The Shot” by Aldeguer

by Absolut Verde Editor's Note: While the entire basketball world remembers "The Shot over Ehlo" 20 years ago, we La Sallians will never forget "The Shot over Gelig". It happened exactly 10 years ago from this day. Let us reminisce...

DLSZ Finishes 2nd in Juniors Basketball

Eaglets win back-to-back By Alder T. Almo of UAAPSports.com Manila – Kiefer Ravena played the perfect decoy as the Ateneo Blue Eaglets won back-to-back titles after eking out a 61-56 victory against the De La Salle Zobel Junior Archers in the...

Coach Franz steps down as Head Coach

As reported by GreenArrows at Archerpride.com, Coach Franz Pumaren will step down as the head coach of the Green Archers after the PCCL tournament. Coach Franz will be running for a local position in next year’s elections. Team Manager...

Junior Archers force Game 3

CLICK HERE FOR GAME PHOTOS Jr. Archers stop Ravena, level series By Alder T. Almo of UAAPSports.com MANILA -- Ateneo coach Jamike Jarin was right when he guaranteed that his ward, Raphael Banal, will explode in Game Two. However, he did not...

UAAP Juniors Finals: DLSZ loses Game 1

Ravena carries Eaglets to Game One victory By Alder T. Almo of UAAPSports.com Manila – The defending champion Ateneo Blue Eaglets leaned on Kiefer Ravena to score a big 80-73 win against their bitter rivals De La Salle Zobel Junior Archers...
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