UAAP Season 71: Mangahas, Malabes carry Archers past Tigers

When Casio almost single-handedly carried La Salle to victory against FEU, not a few expressed concern about the other Archers stepping up. And then James Mangahas and Bader Malabes responded.   The two Green Archer forwards sank important baskets in the crucial stretch of the game and helped the Green Archers escape with a victory over the Tigers, 85-84, in the Men’s...

The View From the Armchair: Game 2 vs FEU

Photo courtesy of archerpride.com The Game in a Nutshell The Green Archers outsteadied FEU, 73-62 last Saturday at the PhilSports Arena. The Tamaraws engaged the Archers in a close match which was decided only in the last 3 minutes. The green-and-white squad outscored their hard fighting opponents, 13-3 in the last 3:39 after FEU closed to 60-59 on a free throw by...

UAAP Season 71: “The JV Casio Show”

JV Casio wanted everyone to know that La Salle is still the same team that won the championship last season, capable of defending the crown. And JV Casio made sure his message was received--loud and clear. The five-year Green Archer veteran shot the lights out Saturday night, scoring a career-high 29 points, including a perfect 3 of 3 from...

The View From the Armchair: Game 1 vs Ateneo

The Return of the Armchair Analyst It's that time of the season again, when we armchair analysts and wannabe coaches emerge from hibernation, give their opinions on why the team won or lost, and try to second guess how the team should be run during the UAAP tournament. Many of us fancy ourselves as brilliant analysts who can easily tell...

On Being a Lasallian at Heart

(I thought about changing the title to “Atenistang Gang Green.” but decided against it. To clear things up, yes, that’s me. But I’m not the only one, after all. There are quite a few Ateneans who are part of Gang Green, just as I'm sure that there are Lasallians who are part of the Blue Babble Battalion or...

One La Salle Mass

Click picture to view larger image by ANTON ACHACOSO One La Salle was evident once again on the eve of the La Salle Green Archers’ opening game of the UAAP season against their archrivals the Ateneo Blue Eagles as the team, along with their “brothers” the La Salle Zobel Junior Archers, their NCAA counterparts the College of Saint Benilde Blazers...

UAAP Season 71: La Salle loses opening game against Ateneo

Defending champions De La Salle Green Archers suffered its first loss in UAAP Season 71 at the claws of bitter rivals Ateneo Blue Eagles, 73-79 last Sunday before a jampacked crowd at the Araneta Coliseum. Once again, Chris Tiu delivered the deadly blows to the DLSU Green Archers. The five-year veteran led all scorers with 26 markers including crucial free...

Love and Basketball

I remember it like it was today. Some 2 years ago, an old love came back to haunt me again.  Let’s backtrack.  You see, after college I dated this girl for the better part of 4 years on and off, but mostly on.  We were never really good at staying away from each other.  Even after a separation, we’d do back...

Green Archers Gear Up for UAAP Wars

Green Archers Prepare to Defend Their Crown With the start of the UAAP season only a few days away, there is a lot of speculation about whether the Green Archers can successfully defend the UAAP title. Several key members of last year's rotation are no longer with the team. It will be difficult to fill the void left by the...

Green Archers Begin Defense of UAAP Crown

On July 6, the De La Salle University Green Archers begin the quest to defend its UAAP Men’s Basketball title as it collides with the pre-season favorite Ateneo Blue Eagles. Everyone is asking: Can the Green Archers snatch its eight UAAP title and accomplish a third back-to-back feat? Five members of the team that won the basketball championship for DLSU...