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More to come from Adamson hotshots Ahanmisi, Manganti

Sep 19, 2018 - 8:23 PM

Jerrick Ahanmisi and Sean Manganti flash their scoring prowess to lift Adamson to a 2-0 start

LETHAL TANDEM. Head coach Franz Pumaren hopes that both Jerrick Ahanmisi (left) and Sean Maganti will play well together. Photos by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

Adamson rolls past UE to grab early UAAP lead

Sep 19, 2018 - 4:14 PM

After stunning defending champion Ateneo, the Falcons blast the Red Warriors for a 2-0 start

ON TOP. Jerrick Ahanmisi and the Adamson Falcons secure the early solo lead. Photo by Joaquin Flores/Rappler

Adamson-Ateneo thriller highlights one key UAAP lesson

Sep 09, 2018 - 11:50 PM

Nothing is ever guaranteed in the country’s premier collegiate league

DEADLY. Adamson’s Jerrick Ahanmisi showed he can hurt opponents in more ways than one. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo’s collapse not a rookie problem, says Tab Baldwin

Sep 09, 2018 - 9:12 PM

The champion mentor says there were problems overall, and not just from the younger side of the team

LEARNING EXPERIENCE. Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin expects his rookies to learn from their first-game heartbreak. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

How to shock Ateneo? Practice for 3 months, says Adamson

Sep 09, 2018 - 8:10 PM

Despite the craziness of it all in one look, Adamson’s maiden win was a product of exceedingly long preparation

TOP GUNS. Jerrick Ahanmisi and the Adamson Falcons have every reason to celebrate. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Tigresses pounce on Lady Falcons’ endgame miscues

Sep 09, 2018 - 7:17 PM

UST pulls off a thrilling win over Adamson to zero in on third place honors in the Premier Volleyball League

TIGHT MATCH. Adamson's Eli Soyud pierces through the UST defensive wall of Carla Sandoval and Christine Francisco in Game 1 of their tight duel for third place. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson stuns defending champ Ateneo in season opener

Sep 09, 2018 - 6:19 PM

Jerrick Ahanmisi unleashes 23 points as the Falcons score the biggest upset in the UAAP opening weekend

TOUGH CHALLENGE. The Adamson Falcons made it tough all afternoon for William Navarro and the Ateneo Blue Eagles. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Already ahead of schedule, Pumaren aims for Adamson to reach the top

Sep 04, 2018 - 5:48 PM

Thanks to the experience they gained from multiple preseason tournaments, the Soaring Falcons are in mid-season form

NEW MENTALITY. Franz Pumaren wants to erase the mentality that moral victories are enough for the Adamson Soaring Falcons. Photo by Josh Abelda/Rappler


WATCH: Adamson believes it’s time to take the next step

Sep 03, 2018 - 8:05 PM

The mission has always been clear for coach Franz Pumaren – to deliver Adamson's first UAAP championship in four decades

BIG YEAR. Jerrick Ahanmisi expects a breakthrough season for the Adamson Falcons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lady Maroons, Tams seal PVL title clash

Sep 02, 2018 - 9:29 PM

UP and FEU stun the top two seeds to advance to the Premier Volleyball League championship series

BIG GAME. UP star Isa Molde (center) comes up big as the Lady Maroons shock the top-ranked Adamson Lady Falcons. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Lady Falcons, Tams force PVL sudden-death semis

Sep 01, 2018 - 8:21 PM

Adamson regains its deadly form as FEU pulls off a comeback win in the Premier Volleyball League semifinals

DOMINANT. The Adamson Lady Falcons prove yet again why they're the top seed. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Lady Maroons shock Falcons, near PVL finals

Aug 29, 2018 - 8:30 PM

UP and UST are just a win away from arranging a title showdown in the Premier Volleyball League

UPSET. UP stuns erstwhile unbeaten Adamson in Game 1 of the PVL semifinals. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

PVL: Adamson completes sweep, UP takes last semis seat

Aug 26, 2018 - 9:15 PM

The Lady Falcons and the the Lady Maroons arrange a best-of-three semifinal duel in the Premier Volleyball League

PERFECT. The Adamson Lady Falcons celebrate their 7-0 sweep of the eliminations. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Ahanmisi, Manganti expect Adamson to reach UAAP Finals

Aug 25, 2018 - 5:01 PM

The third-year players think it's high time the Soaring Falcons break through the Final Four barrier and contend for the championship

LOFTY EXPECTATIONS. Having been to the Final Four in the last two seasons of the UAAP, Jerrick Ahanmisi is expecting Adamson to be at the top this year. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Weary Lady Falcons foil Red Spikers, near sweep

Aug 19, 2018 - 10:00 PM

Adamson stretches its unbeaten run to 6 games in the Premier Volleyball League

ATTACK. Adamson's Bernadette Flora fires one over San Beda's Jiezela Viray. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Adamson, FEU book PVL semis berths

Aug 18, 2018 - 10:30 PM

The Lady Falcons and the Lady Tamaraws recover from wobbly starts to advance to the next round

PERFECT RUN. Adamson stretches its unbeaten run to five games after turning back an Eya Laure-less UST side. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

LOOK: Ateneo kicks off UAAP title drive vs Adamson

Aug 16, 2018 - 10:08 PM

Check out the blockbuster games in the UAAP Season 81 opening weekend

Lady Falcons pull off 'ugly win' vs Blazers

Jul 29, 2018 - 5:15 PM

Adamson outlasts St. Benilde in scrambling win to clinch its second straight victory in the Premier Volleyball League

DEFENSIVE STAND. Bernadette Flora, Lea Ann Perez and Eli Soyud put up a solid Adamson front against a hard-fighting St. Benilde side. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Red Lions clip Falcons to book Filoil semis berth

Jun 28, 2018 - 5:37 PM

Javee Mocon takes over in the final stretch as San Beda advances to the semifinals versus Saint Benilde

LEADER. San Beda star Robert Bolick drops 23 points to power the Red Lions to the next round. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo, La Salle eye Filoil semis showdown

Jun 27, 2018 - 4:22 PM

The last 8 teams standing square off in the winner-take-all quarterfinals of the preseason basketball tournament

RIVALRY. Ateneo leads in almost every statistical category, while fierce rival La Salle boasts a good mix of veterans and talented newcomers. File photo by Richard Esguerra/Rappler

Adamson, St. Benilde clinch FilOil quarters seats

Jun 15, 2018 - 9:00 PM

The Falcons soar past the Lyceum Pirates, while the Blazers overpower the San Sebastian Stags

TOP SCORER. Jerrick Ahanmisi leads the Adamson Falcons to their 6th triumph. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson Falcons tear through hapless UST Tigers by 23 in FilOil Cup

May 18, 2018 - 8:26 PM

Point guard Jerom Lastimosa fuels the Falcons' scoring outburst in the second half

WATCH: Jema Galanza electrifies off court as power outage hits PVL game

May 12, 2018 - 9:13 PM

The former Adamson Lady Falcon drops some swag dance moves during a blackout midway through the game

SECRET TALENT. Jema Galanza shows her 'other side' on the court. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

‘I had to move on,' says Tyrus Hill on jump to La Salle from Adamson

Apr 22, 2018 - 11:25 AM

The San Jose, California recruit apologizes to Falcons coach Franz Pumaren 


CHANGE OF HEART. Tyrus Hill said he had plans of returning to the United States, but got persuaded to move to La Salle. Photo by Richard Esguerra/Rappler

Zark’s-Lyceum and Che’Lu-San Sebastian arrange D-League title showdown

Apr 19, 2018 - 8:36 PM

The Jawbreakers and Revellers topple top seeds, complete sweep of semifinal series

DOMINANT. Marinerong Pilipino threw everything it could, but Mike Nzeusseu and Zark's-Lyceum just proved too strong. Photo from PBA Images

Che’Lu-San Sebastian stuns top-ranked Akari-Adamson in D-League semis

Apr 17, 2018 - 5:41 PM

‘I know they’re pressured,” Revellers coach Stevenson Tiu says of the favored Falcons

UPSET. Jerrick Ahanmisi and Akari-Adamson try everything to stop Che’Lu-San Sebastian, but the Revellers' veterans took over. Photo by PBA Images

Adamson Lady Falcons cap off season, avenge skid with sweep of UST

Apr 14, 2018 - 6:15 PM

(UPDATED) The Lady Falcons end their 3-game losing streak against the top guns of the UAAP

UAAP WVBall AdUvsUST 20180414. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

DLSU Lady Spikers eliminate Adamson to clinch twice-to-beat

Apr 11, 2018 - 4:10 PM

(UPDATED) Adamson bows out of Final 4 contention, whiile DLSU, Far Eastern University, Ateneo and National University are this season's semi-finalists

TWICE-TO-BEAT. The DLSU Lady Spikers clinch the advantage in their penultimate elimination match. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Tyrus Hill 'lied to us' on transfer to La Salle, says Adamson coach Allado

Apr 08, 2018 - 8:22 PM

Tyrus Hill confirms to Rappler that he is with La Salle, but is mum when asked about the statement of his former assistant coach Don Allado

TRANSFER. Tyrus Hill, together with former teammate Adamson University teammate Kurt Loreja, is seen wearing a De La Salle University shirt. Photo from GoArchers Sports' Twitter account @GoArchers


FEU Lady Tamaraws clinch Final 4 berth at Adamson's expense

Apr 07, 2018 - 4:31 PM

(UPDATED) The Lady Tamaraws are on a two-game winning streak

PLAYOFF BOUND. The FEU Lady Tamaraws are on a two-game winning streak as they make it to the playoffs. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Include Adamson among schools targetting the 'free' Ricci Rivero

Apr 05, 2018 - 7:54 PM

Adamson coach Franz Pumaren on recruiting Ricci Rivero to Adamson: 'I’d be a hypocrite if I tell you I’m not interested'

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Sports has no gender: The journey of Adamson Lady Falcons coach Ewon Arayi

Apr 02, 2018 - 11:41 AM

Merenciana Ewonritseorlagha “Ewon” Rosete Arayi’s lengthy list of accomplishments as a basketball player easily rivals that of her name

NO BOUNDARIES. Ewon Arayi believes sports knows no gender and she has proven it with her work on the hardcourt. Photo taken from Arayi's Facebook account


Adamson Pep Squad nabs 3 golds in Asia Cheerleading Invitational Championships

Apr 01, 2018 - 6:40 PM

It's been a fruitful 4 months for the Adamson Pep Squad, which won the UAAP cheerdance title for the first time in school history last December

RAKING MEDALS. The Adamson University Pep Squad strut their stuff in the international scene. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler


The death of a subversive

Mar 29, 2018 - 6:56 PM

Our religious observance becomes totally contradictory to what they were supposed to be. I have thought of these questions for a long time now: How can millions of Catholics piously kneel and venerate the cross on Good Friday and at the same time approve that addicts must die because they are a threat to the whole country?

Beyond volleyball, beauty pageants: Padda celebrates women empowerment

Mar 29, 2018 - 6:24 PM

Padda is proud to be in the time where volleyball is empowering women in the Philippines

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT. Volleyball is Airess Padda's 'vehicle' to helping women find strength in themselves. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles survive Adamson's threat in 5 sets

Mar 25, 2018 - 6:48 PM

(UPDATED) Ateneo is now at solo second place in the UAAP Season 80 Women's Volleyball tournament

SURVIVAL. Ateneo's championship experience catapults them to the victory. Photos by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

RAPPLER EXCLUSIVE: Air Padda shows off ‘ball is life’ tattoo

Mar 23, 2018 - 2:45 PM

Coach Air Padda tattoo is engraved with a design of a lifeline and a volleyball in the middle

INKED. Air Padda shows her version of a 'ball is life' tattoo. Photo by Rappler

Rappler Talk Sports: Airess Padda on women empowerment in volleyball

Mar 22, 2018 - 11:22 AM

Being the only woman head coach among the schools in the UAAP, Padda will be dropping by the Rappler office to talk about how her role in PH sports can empower and inspire women, especially in volleyball

Adamson Lady Falcons prevail over skidding NU Lady Bulldogs

Mar 21, 2018 - 6:06 PM

(UPDATED) The Lady Bulldogs are now on a 3-game losing streak

STUNNED. Adamson Lady Falcons turn back NU in 4 sets. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Adamson Lady Falcons nab 8th straight UAAP softball title

Mar 20, 2018 - 3:25 PM

Adamson has won all of its 17 UAAP softball titles in the last 21 seasons

QUEENS. The Adamson University Lady Falcons bag their 8th straight UAAP softball title. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Adamson Lady Falcons' coach laments 'controversial' officiating

Mar 18, 2018 - 8:01 PM

Head coach Air Padda says the referees' calls were crucial in how certain matches would have turned out

PRESSURE. Coach Air Padda has been pressuring Jema Galanza to lead her team as the captain. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Adamson Lady Falcons avenge 1st round loss with win over UE

Mar 18, 2018 - 4:27 PM

(UPDATED) The Adamson Lady Falcons prevent a sweep by the UE Lady Warriors in the UAAP Season 80 elimination round

SNAPPED. The Lady Falcons finally earn their first win in the last 3 games. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Adamson sweeps La Salle for UAAP baseball crown

Mar 16, 2018 - 8:15 PM

It is Adamson's 12th baseball championship, making it the 3rd-most titles in the UAAP

CHAMPS. Adamson University claims its first UAAP baseball title since 2010. File photo


Gamboa downs Ebondo-less CEU; Adamson drubs Letran in D-League playoff previews

Mar 15, 2018 - 5:04 PM

Mohammad Pare capitalizes on the absence of Rod Ebondo who encountered a lower back injury

TOP TEAMS. Mohammad Pare leads the Gamboa-St. Clare Coffee Lovers over the CEU Scorpions as they banner the top tier double-header matchup. Photo by PBA Images

IN PHOTOS: UAAP Streetdance Competition 2018

Mar 12, 2018 - 3:11 PM

The FEU Street Alliance clinch their first UAAP Streetdance championship

CHAMPS. The FEU Street Alliance reigns supreme in the UAAP Season 80 Streetdance Competition. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


UP Lady Maroons secure 3rd win over Adamson

Mar 10, 2018 - 4:31 PM

The Lady Falcons skid down to a two-game losing streak

3RD WIN. The UP Lady Maroons pick up another victory in their campaign. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Padda 'embarrassed' by Adamson Lady Falcons' 52 errors

Mar 04, 2018 - 11:30 PM

'They were really complacent, they didn't respect UE,' says Adamson head coach Air Padda, who also explains why she chose to bench 3 of her starters

BURDEN. Middle blocker Mylene Paat makes up for her team mates lackluster performance with 23 points. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UE Lady Warriors beat Adamson for first season win

Mar 04, 2018 - 6:24 PM

The Lady Warriors have a lone victory in their hands as they stand at 1-6

FIRST WIN. The Lady Warriors are ecstatic with their first win of the season. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

'Eagerness to win' propelled Adamson Lady Falcons over DLSU

Feb 24, 2018 - 9:53 PM

From cellar-dwellers to legit contenders, the Adamson Lady Falcons pull off a historic losing streak-breaking performance

HISTORY. The Adamson Lady Falcons finally break their losing streak to the De La Salle University Lady Spikers. Photo by Josh Albedla/Rappler