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Monthly Archives: September, 2014

Greenstincts: Beast Mode On

It’s beginning to feel like 2013 again. Seven-game winning streak in the eliminations, check. 10-4 win-loss record at the end of the eliminations, check. And finally, a virtual best-of-three series against Far Eastern U in the UAAP men’s basketball...

Archers force playoff for second spot with rousing win against Bulldogs

The last time we saw Arnold Van Opstal on the floor of the Smart-Araneta Coliseum, he had more fouls than points, he didn’t attempt a single shot, and his hair was in disarray. But today, as a starter, his...

Archers Battle Bulldogs to Dispute Playoff Slot for Final Four Twice to Beat Advantage

The storyline for tomorrow's game has become much simpler.  Win and still get a chance to get that #2 position going into the Final Four and that coveted twice to beat advantage.  Lose and face again the well-oiled UE...

La Salle vs UE Game Reaction: Bloody, But Unbowed

The only thing to match the gruesomeness of the final four minutes of yesterday’s game, wherein the UE Red Warriors’ counter-comeback from a 10-point deficit placed the Green Archers in a must-win situation on Saturday to secure at least...

Greenstincts: United we stand, divided we fall

The UE tribe has spoken. After outwitting, outplaying and outlasting the De La Salle Green Archers, 66-68, the Red Warriors Final Four hopes are still alive while leaving the defending champions in a must win situation against National U...

La Salle fails to secure Final Four seed with loss to UE

For a moment, it looked like the De La Salle Green Archers were about to follow the same script they used the last time they beat University of the East. After trailing by 14 to the Red Warriors at the half,...

Archers Ready Their Aim to Stop Surging Red Warriors

Yes people, it does not need for a rocket scientist and a lot of mathematical equations to simply notice that the University of the East Red Warriors is indeed surging at this point of the season.  Two weeks ago,...

La Salle vs UST Game Reaction: Game Face On

As I woke up from well deserved sleep, with thoughts of checking FanDuel, and only half recovered from the Green Archers’ heart-pounding win over a UST Growling Tigers team fighting for its final four life, there was one basketball...

Greenstincts: Geared up for the playoffs

The parameters have already shifted for the defending champion DLSU Green Archers. Shortened rotations, made fields goals being as important as costly turnovers, breaks of the game favoring one team or the other and momentum swings signal that the...

Archers scrape past undermanned Tigers, earn playoff for Final Four slot

Against an undermanned team desperate to keep their flickering semifinal hopes alive, it was a couple of familiar faces that gave La Salle an offensive lift when they needed it most: Jeron Teng and Arnold Van Opstal. And with...
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Green Archers, Coach Derrick Pumaren are in it for the long haul

2020 from 1991. My goodness!!!!! Thirty years!!!!! How time flies. That's how long Manong Derrick Pumarens' coaching journey took...
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What’s in a Word?

Wow what a quarantine period it has been so far. Less than three months into this crap, a plethora of history happened.I mean between...

What if Ben Mbala played 4 UAAP seasons for La Salle?

Make no mistake about it, Ben Mbala is a transcending figure that left a remarkable legacy in the collegiate game. His stellar performance in his...

List of ‘Super Classic’ La Salle games that you can watch at home

We know that most of you are stuck at home during these challenging and unprecedented times. And we also know that you all miss...

For Jade Fuentes, a spot on the court isn’t given. It’s earned

If you already thought that the DLSU Lady Spikers’ frontline this past UAAP Season 82 - for one game, at least - looked formidable,...