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La Salle takes slice of lead with conquest of Adamson

Feb 23, 2019 - 5:46 PM

(UPDATED) Reigning champion La Salle gets to share the top spot with UP after a straight-set win over Adamson

UNRIVALED. Michelle Cobb and the La Salle Lady Spikers come out in full control against the Lady Falcons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson grabs share of lead as NU recovers from shock loss

Feb 23, 2019 - 2:57 PM

The Falcons roll to their second straight win while the defending champion Bulldogs bounce back against the Warriors

STRONG START. Adamson Falcons captain Paolo Pablico comes up for a block against Geraint Bacon. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST overcomes late Adamson challenge

Feb 17, 2019 - 4:33 PM

(UPDATED) The UST Golden Tigresses blow a two-set lead but manage to arrest the Adamson Lady Falcons' late surge

FULL CONTROL. Sisi Rondina takes charge in the UST Tigresses' opening-day campaign. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU Bullpups, Ateneo Eaglets set UAAP juniors finals rematch

Feb 15, 2019 - 6:01 PM

Defending champion Ateneo outlasts FEU, while top-seeded NU dispatches Adamson in the Final Four

UAAP81: Jrs ADMU vs FEU Feb 15. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP Season 81 football: Brace for a wide-open field

Feb 15, 2019 - 4:41 PM

Expect plenty of excitement when the UAAP men's football competition kicks off this Sunday

KING EAGLE. Expect Jarvey Gayoso (right) to be the focal point again of Ateneo’s campaign. File photo by Glen Charles Lopez

UAAP juniors: Blue Eaglets nail last Final Four bonus

Feb 10, 2019 - 6:24 PM

Defending champion Ateneo joins NU in the top two to clinch the twice-to-beat advantage in the UAAP juniors basketball tournament

ON A ROLL. Kai Sotto and the Blue Eaglets look to continue their winning ways in the Final Four. Contributed photo

WATCH: Adamson Lady Falcons put themselves to the test

Feb 09, 2019 - 1:25 PM

The Adamson Lady Falcons can't wait to flash their peak form and see their hard work pay off in the UAAP

STEPPING UP. Bernadette Flora (left) and Eli Soyud are among those called by Air Padda to step up to the challenge. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Final Four cast complete in UAAP juniors basketball

Jan 27, 2019 - 6:59 PM

Ateneo, FEU, and Adamson join National University in the semifinals

KEY CONTRIBUTOR. Forthsky Padrigao delivers an all-around performance to help the Blue Eaglets nail their ninth win. Contributed photo

UAAP juniors: Ateneo vents ire on UE, NU blasts UST

Jan 16, 2019 - 7:39 PM

The Blue Eaglets snap a two-game skid as the league-leading Bullpups remain as the top dogs in the UAAP juniors basketball tournament

LEAGUE’S BEST. Gerry Abadiano and the NU Bullpups strengthen their hold of the solo top spot. Contributed photo

Philippine Baseball League opens first season with UAAP finals rematch

Jan 04, 2019 - 10:21 PM

The new league will feature 7 teams – 6 of which are coming from the UAAP

NEW LEAGUE. Adamson and La Salle open inaugural season of the Philippine Baseball League. Contributed photo

Pumaren: 'I’ll be with Adamson for the long haul'

Dec 19, 2018 - 9:25 AM

(UPDATED) Coach Franz Pumaren denies talks that Adamson won't renew his contract after the Falcons fell short of reaching the UAAP Finals

STILL ON BOARD. Coach Franz Pumaren says he still has some ‘unfinished business’ with the Adamson Falcons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Akhuetie tops UAAP Season 81 individual awards

Dec 05, 2018 - 5:26 PM

UP's Bright Akhuetie makes sure to celebrate this season's top individual award with the rest of the Fighting Maroons

Photo byMichael Gatpandan/Rappler

Pumaren: 'I don’t get paid just to be in the Final Four'

Nov 29, 2018 - 11:56 PM

Adamson coach Franz Pumaren admits he's frustrated that the Falcons failed to get past the semifinals for the third straight season

RESPECT. Despite the heartaches, coach Franz Pumaren thinks his Falcons gained a lot of respect this season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LOOK: Senate suspends session for U.P. vs Adamson do-or-die game

Nov 29, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Eleven senators are alumni of the University of the Philippines

Photo from Senator Zubiri

Sean Manganti bids farewell to Adamson: 'I love you forever'

Nov 29, 2018 - 12:59 AM

Even though he’s no longer the team’s emotional driving force next season, the Adamson captain expects the Falcons to remain a contender

GRATEFUL. Sean Manganti didn’t get his dream finish, but still relishes his stint with the Adamson Falcons. Photo by Joaquin Flores

'Exempted no more:' Twitter explodes as U.P. reaches 2018 UAAP Finals

Nov 28, 2018 - 7:54 PM

Just two weeks after the UP Fighting Maroons booked their first UAAP Final Four appearance in 21 years, here's another historic feat that deserves to be celebrated

#AtinTwo: U.P. Maroons nail first UAAP Finals berth in 32 years

Nov 28, 2018 - 6:41 PM

(3RD UPDATE) The UP Fighting Maroons outlast the Adamson Falcons in a do-or-die Final Four overtime thriller

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: Adamson vs U.P. – UAAP Season 81 Final Four Game 2

Nov 28, 2018 - 12:17 PM

This is the perfect picture of how crazy this season has become – an Adamson-UP game is now the hottest thing in Philippine basketball

EYE ON THE PRIZE. Paul Desiderio's UP Maroons and Sean Manganti's Adamson Falcons fight for the right to face the Ateneo Blue Eagles in the UAAP Finals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson to give free tickets for do-or-die UAAP semis duel vs UP

Nov 27, 2018 - 11:12 PM

General admission tickets will be provided by the school to students and alumni

DO-OR-DIE. The Adamson Soaring Falcons and the UP Fighting Maroons are both aiming to barge into the UAAP finals for the first time in decades. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Sean Manganti: Adamson not giving up on Finals dream

Nov 27, 2018 - 10:25 PM

'We worked hard this season to get that twice-to-beat advantage and you know we commend our team for still playing hard,' says Adamson captain Sean Manganti

'UP KLLER'. Sean Manganti may have to pull off another heartbreaker over UP just to send Adamson to its first finals appearance in 26 years. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

#AtinTwo vs #AminTwo: UAAP fans engage in hashtag war

Nov 27, 2018 - 7:09 PM

A furious exchange by netizens hypes up the do-or-die semis game between Adamson and UP

HIGHLIGHTS: Adamson vs U.P. – UAAP Season 81 Final Four Game 2

Nov 27, 2018 - 5:09 PM

Only one team will emerge victorious in ending its UAAP finals drought on Wednesday, November 28, 3:30 pm at the Araneta Coliseum

Adamson cancels classes for do-or-die UAAP semis battle vs UP

Nov 26, 2018 - 3:10 PM

The Soaring Falcons seek to end a 26-year finals appearance drought in the UAAP

FIERCE BATTLE. The Adamson Soaring Falcons and the UP Fighting Maroons lock horns for the last finals seat in UAAP Season 81. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Adamson keeps calm, braces for do-or-die semis

Nov 24, 2018 - 9:02 PM

After two seasons of getting booted out of the Final Four early, the Adamson Falcons get another shot this time to nail a UAAP title berth versus the UP Maroons

BOUNCING BACK. The Adamson Soaring Falcons are confident that they can still make the finals in the rubber match against University of the Philippines. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

U.P. a win away from Finals after stunner vs Adamson

Nov 24, 2018 - 6:14 PM

(UPDATED) The UP Fighting Maroons keep their title hopes alive after spoiling the Adamson Falcons' first try to nail a finals berth

UPSET. Paul Desiderio and the UP Maroons get Jerie Pingoy and the No. 2 Adamson Falcons out of their way in their first semis showdown. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: Adamson vs U.P. – UAAP Season 81 Final Four Game 1

Nov 24, 2018 - 1:18 PM

Two teams who have gone through countless heartbreaks are on course in their journey to the top

CLASH. Will Sean Manganti hit another heartbreaking shot for the Fighting Maroons? Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Adamson vs U.P. – UAAP Season 81 Final Four Game 1

Nov 23, 2018 - 4:13 PM

The Soaring Falcons and the Fighting Maroons vie to return to the finals for the first time in decades

No heartbreaker needed: Manganti wants to crush U.P. early

Nov 23, 2018 - 3:17 PM

Adamson star Sean Manganti says he’s had enough of playing the UP Maroons down to the wire

DEADLY. Expect Sean Manganti to play a major role again when Adamson shoots for a title slot against UP. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Pumaren defends resting Adamson stars Ahanmisi, Manganti

Nov 18, 2018 - 9:33 PM

'I don’t think you will push your injured players. They’re not 100 percent,' says Adamson coach Franz Pumaren

SIDELINED. Adamson coach Franz Pumaren insists top players Jerrick Ahanmisi and Sean Manganti aren’t feigning illness or injury. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PetroGazz completes PVL semis cast

Nov 18, 2018 - 9:15 PM

The Angels join BanKo, Ateneo-Motolite and Creamline in the Final Four of the Premier Volleyball League

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED. The PetroGazz Angels wrap up their elimination run with a convincing win. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU forces Final Four playoff vs La Salle

Nov 18, 2018 - 6:10 PM

The FEU Tamaraws blow out the undermanned Adamson Falcons to stay alive in the UAAP Final Four hunt

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: Adamson vs FEU – UAAP Season 81

Nov 18, 2018 - 1:56 PM

FEU needs at least one more win to preserve its season, but the Tams must go against an Adamson side aiming to preserve its pride

CRUCIAL MATCH. Jerrick Ahanmisi and the Adamson Falcons try to spoil the semis bid of Jasper Parker and the FEU Tamaraws. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: All the fun and funky in the 2018 UAAP cheerdance

Nov 18, 2018 - 10:12 AM

From Dia de los Muertos to Disney princesses to Beyonce, the UAAP Season 81 Cheerdance Competition proves to be another showstopper

#VAMOSNationalU. The NU Pep Squad brings more life to its routine with the vibrant colors of Mexico. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

School spirit overflows as UAAP Cheerdance 2018 dominates Twitter

Nov 17, 2018 - 6:38 PM

From funny tweets to highlight clips, here are the social media reactions you need to see from the cheerdance showdown this year

NU Pep Squad reclaims UAAP cheerdance crown

Nov 17, 2018 - 6:22 PM

Denied of a five-peat last year, National University charges back with a flawless routine to bag the Season 81 title

PERFECTION. The NU Pep Squad wows the crowd with a show-stopping performance. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: UAAP Cheerdance 2018 teaser videos and cheer tutorials

Nov 16, 2018 - 5:48 PM

Based on these photos and videos, can you guess the themes of the performances this year?

Ahanmisi, Manganti questionable for crucial Adamson-FEU game

Nov 16, 2018 - 2:59 PM

The status of Adamson star players Jerrick Ahanmisi and Sean Manganti remains 'day-to-day'

UNCERTAIN. Adamson stars Jerrick Ahanmisi (left) and Sean Maganti may see limited minutes against FEU on Sunday. Photos by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

Adamson spoils Alvin Pasaol's record-breaking effort

Nov 10, 2018 - 4:25 PM

UE's Alvin Pasaol gets the record, but Adamson scores a crucial victory

RECORD HOLDER. Alvin Pasaol sets a new record in the UAAP in the scoring department. Photo by Joaquin Flores

IN NUMBERS: Adamson vs UE – UAAP Season 81

Nov 10, 2018 - 11:36 AM

Will the UE Red Warriors play spoiler in the Adamson Falcons' bid for the twice-to-beat semis bonus?

CRUCIAL STAGES. Sean Manganti (left) and Alvin Pasaol will be battling it out in a very important game on Saturday, November 10. Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

'No sure shot,’ says Pumaren as Falcons target semis bonus

Nov 09, 2018 - 7:51 PM

'I'd be a hypocrite if I tell you that we’re already happy entering the Final Four,' says Adamson coach Franz Pumaren

HUNGRY. The Falcons hope to get past the semis hump this season. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Adamson clinches Final Four berth in sweep of UST

Nov 07, 2018 - 4:28 PM

The Falcons advance to the UAAP semifinals for the third straight season

ON TARGET. Jerrick Ahanmisi and the Adamson Falcons nail their 9th victory. Photo by Josh Albelda

IN NUMBERS: Adamson vs UST – UAAP Season 81

Nov 07, 2018 - 11:29 AM

The Adamson Falcons target the second Final Four spot versus the UST Tigers

FOCUSED. Jerrick Ahanmisi and the Adamson Falcons go for a crucial 9th win. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo gets back at Adamson in defensive shutout

Nov 04, 2018 - 6:42 PM

The Blue Eagles solidify their hold of the top spot after avenging their shock loss to the Falcons

ON TOP. Thirdy Ravena and the defending champion Blue Eagles start to separate themselves from the Adamson Falcons. Photo by Joaquin Flores/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: Ateneo vs Adamson – UAAP Season 81

Nov 04, 2018 - 12:56 PM

The Blue Eagles and the Soaring Falcons battle for the No. 1 ranking

BIG MAN BATTLE. Adamson's Papi Sarr and Ateneo's Angelo Kouame engage in a fiesty clash of the UAAP's top big men. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler


Perasol on Manganti: He has to be 'thankful' of bashers

Oct 28, 2018 - 9:43 PM

'If you are making yourself a thorn on the side of your opponent, everybody's going to be against you,' UP coach Bo Perasol tells Adamson's Sean Manganti

NOTHING PERSONAL. UP coach Bo Perasol says bashing is all part of the game. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

LOOK: Heartbreaker Sean Manganti gets bashed by UP fans again

Oct 28, 2018 - 8:47 PM

Adamson's Sean Manganti hits a dagger three against UP – and now his DM inbox is flooded with hate messages

'MOST HATED'. Sean Manganti is on the blacklist for UP Fighting Maroons fans. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson weathers late-game UP rally

Oct 28, 2018 - 6:45 PM

The Falcons survive the Maroons' blistering run to secure their eighth victory

Jerrick Ahanmisi. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: Adamson vs UP – UAAP Season 81

Oct 28, 2018 - 1:22 PM

Adamson dealt UP one of its biggest heartbreaks, so it's no surprise that the Maroons can't wait to get even

HOTSHOT. Sean Manganti vies to lead the Falcons to an elimination sweep of the Maroons. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Resurgent Jerie Pingoy says criticisms fuel stellar 2nd round

Oct 20, 2018 - 6:20 PM

The Adamson point guard still has the competitive fire in him – someone just needed to fan the flames

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

After countless heartbreaks, Sean Manganti gets back at La Salle

Oct 20, 2018 - 5:52 PM

The Adamson captain reveals his story of getting rejected by La Salle back in high school

SWEET VENGEANCE. Sean Manganti feels like he's on top of the world in his biggest win. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler