Sunday, September 20, 2020

Volleyball

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, then last week’s announcement of 5’11” open spiker Jade Fuentes committing to the Green and...

UAAP Season Cancellation – What Does It Mean To You?

And so it ends. Finished. Finito. 30 (journalism's end number). Sad day, sad end, sad season. No choice. This virus, once dismissed as a non-threat, has turned into a global killer, a monster of a problem unparalleled in human history. The...

The NCAA, The UAAP, The Country, The World, The Virus

Wow I'm booooooooooored!!!!! Everyone is. The length of the title says it all. I decided to write a piece for us to have some sort of entertainment, however stupid (as this is).I mean did you see the sports events...

Lady Spikers’ blueprint: blocking, reception, and balanced scoring

If you squint your eyes a little bit yesterday, you could see glimpses of past La Salle greats in the way the Lady Spikers moved and decimated the Ateneo Lady Eagles at the Mall of Asia Arena. There was 6’2...

Lady Spikers Are Ready for Redemption

“Gano’n talaga–dumarating naman sa isang team na kapag na-reach mo ‘yung dulo, posible kang bumagsak. Hindi naman lahat ng panahon, nasa taas ka.” For the DLSU Lady Spikers, Season 82 of the UAAP began on May 5, 2019. Ramil De Jesus...

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...

Confessions of a True Lasallian Volleyball Fan

By Alvin Guiao Santos (LSGH’97/DLSU ‘03) There are five stages of grief and in less than a week, I’m now at the final stage following DLSU’s heartbreaking 5-set loss and eventual ouster in the semi-finals of the Women’s UAAP Season...

Can’t believe this is the Lady Spikers’ endgame

We have been here before. For newer “fans” and supporters of the Lady Spikers, it's during the La Salle-Ateneo era. Remember 14-0? Straight to the finals. With a thrice-to-beat advantage in the series that ended with the rest of the...

Free Points, Errors, Losing, but still Champions

Recently, and after our season ending loss to the UST Golden Tigresses, a picture of two Captains and La Salle sports power couple, Kib Montalbo and Desiree Cheng, was posted with the caption, "Thank You Captains".This sums up our...

The Lady Spikers and the Houston Rockets

What the heck is this? Why am I captioning the Houston Rockets in a UAAP La Salle volleyball game?A couple of days ago, after game one of the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets playoff game this year,...
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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,...