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LOOK: Key matchups for UAAP Season 82 men's basketball

Aug 08, 2019 - 10:12 PM

UP gets to parade early its highly touted transferees while Ateneo and La Salle figure in an opening weekend rivalry clash

TITLE DEFENSE. Thirdy Ravena and the Ateneo Blue Eagles kick off their three-peat bid against rival La Salle. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

San Beda shackles La Salle to cop Filoil crown

Jun 23, 2019 - 8:12 PM

Displaying their defensive prowess, the Red Lions drub the Green Archers to cap their unbeaten run in the preseason tournament

LIONS ROAR. San Beda cruises past La Salle after a dominant second half. Photo by Kyle Janremy Bustos/Rappler

Late drama in Filoil semis as La Salle, San Beda scrape close wins

Jun 20, 2019 - 7:52 PM

La Salle and San Beda slip past separate foes to arrange a title showdown in the preseason tournament

TOUGH CHALLENGE. Justine Baltazar and the La Salle Green Archers dispatch the Lyceum Pirates in the semifinals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda to face Adamson, La Salle to meet Lyceum in Filoil semis

Jun 17, 2019 - 9:46 PM

San Beda, La Salle, Adamson, and Lyceum defeat their quarterfinal foes to reach the Final Four of the 2019 Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup

TOPSCORER. Evan Nelle topscores as San Beda advances to the semifinals. Photo from Kyle Janremy Bustos


San Beda stays unbeaten; La Salle dominates San Sebastian

Jun 14, 2019 - 10:08 PM

The Red Lions complete a seven-game elimination sweep as the Green Archers also advance in the preseason tournament

TOP SEED. The Tigers fall prey to NCAA king Red Lions. Photo by Kyle Janremy Bustos/Rappler

FilOil: UP drubs UST in Paras’ return; San Beda survives La Salle

Jun 07, 2019 - 11:41 PM

After a month-long absence, Kobe Paras returns from injury with a 15-point showing to power the Maroons

COMEBACK. Kobe Paras makes an impact right on his first game back from an ankle injury. File photo by Keith Magcaling/Rappler

FilOil: Baltazar, Serrano lead La Salle in Arellano rout

May 23, 2019 - 6:15 PM

The La Salle Green Archers cruise to their third straight victory behind the double-double performances of Justine Baltazar and Encho Serrano

MAIN MAN. The Green Archers expect to draw more from big man Justine Baltazar. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FilOil: Debuting SSC drops UP; Serrano lifts DLSU over CEU

May 17, 2019 - 10:00 PM

Ricci Rivero's game-high 19 points isn't enough to power the UP Maroons past the San Sebastian Stags

UPSET. Ricci Rivero and the Maroons absorbed their second loss in 4 outings in the preseason tourney. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Men’s volleyball: FEU adds to UST’s misery; DLSU blasts UE

Mar 31, 2019 - 1:16 PM

The FEU Tamaraws bounce back from a first loss against the skidding UST Tigers

REBOUND. The FEU Tamaraws get back on the winning track. File 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

Couple talk: How DLSU athletes Kib and Des thrive on teamwork

Jan 13, 2019 - 11:14 AM

Check out how La Salle varsity players Kib Montalbo and Des Cheng support each other on and off the court

Former Qatar coach tapped as new La Salle mentor

Dec 14, 2018 - 12:12 AM

La Salle is expected to name former Qatar national basketball team head coach Tim Lewis as Louie Gonzalez's replacement

Montalbo has 'mixed emotions' as he enters final UAAP season

Sep 06, 2018 - 4:04 PM

Some are saying that the Green Archers might miss the Final Four in the upcoming UAAP season, but the defensive-minded cog doesn't buy into that

SWAN SONG. Kib Montalbo will lead the Green Archers in his final UAAP season. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler


New La Salle big Taane Samuel eager to fill void left by Mbala

Sep 05, 2018 - 8:58 AM

The 6-foot-8 recruit racked up consecutive double-double performances during La Salle's preseason games and established himself as one of the team's go-to guys

FILLING IN. Taane Samuel has big shoes to fill for the Green Archers. He welcome the challenge, though. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


WATCH: Count out La Salle at your own risk

Sep 04, 2018 - 10:09 PM

Despite all the losses they've suffered, the Green Archers don't lack the confidence

EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS. Aljun Melecio and the La Salle Green Archers seek to surprise everyone in UAAP Season 81. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Kobe, Jordan rule UAAP preseason showcase

Aug 17, 2018 - 9:12 PM

UP's Kobe Paras bags the slam dunk title as La Salle's Jordan Bartlett captures the 1-on-1 crown

STANDOUT. New UP recruit Kobe Paras nearly clinches a double UAAP gold. Photo by Keith Magcaling/Rappler

La Salle rallies past scrappy NU, faces rival Ateneo next

Jun 10, 2018 - 7:42 PM

The victory preps up the Green Archers for a preseason duel against rival and reigning UAAP champion Ateneo on June 12

BOUNCE BACK. After absorbing its first loss against San Beda, La Salle recovers with a win over NU. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Dyke dominates as La Salle stays hot vs UE

Jun 01, 2018 - 7:35 PM

The returning La Salle ace posts a double-double of 17 points and 18 rebounds

CONSISTENT. La Salle's Mark Dyke continues to impress in the preseason games.

Former NU guard Jordan Bartlett commits to DLSU Green Archers

Mar 05, 2018 - 8:54 PM

Bartlett announces his decision via his Twitter account

ONE YEAR. After playing for NU for a year, Jordan Bartlett moves to La Salle. From facebook.com/halfaflip

After 2 months of turbulence, Green Archers finally have positive outlook

Feb 16, 2018 - 4:21 PM

With the dust having settled, La Salle finds itself in a position to rally from the obstacles thrown its way over the last two months

AGONY OF DEFEAT.  A UAAP Season 80 scene the DLSU Green Archers would rather forget. Ricci Rivero and Ben Mbala console each other after DLSU lost the senior basketball crown. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Filipino athletes who made waves on social media in 2017

Dec 24, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Here are some of the most talked about local athletes and sports teams on Rappler's social media accounts for this year

The week in photos: December 2-8, 2017

Dec 09, 2017 - 7:08 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A masked Palestinian boy stands in front of flames during clashes with Israeli soldiers at the entrance of the northern village of Qusra in the occupied West Bank near Nablus on December 4, 2017.An Israeli settler shot dead a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank last week after a group of Israelis was targeted by Palestinian stone-throwers, officials said. / AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI

LOOK: La Salle turns blue as Ateneo wins UAAP crown

Dec 03, 2017 - 9:30 PM

'I told my La Salle friends, you have a great and gracious school,' says Ateneo president Fr Jett Villarin

The De La Salle University building along Taft Avenue in Manila is lit in blue after losing to the Ateneo De Manila University in the UAAP Season 80 Men's Basketball on December 3, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

'BEST GAME EVER': Netizens react to cardiac UAAP Season 80 Finals Game 3

Dec 03, 2017 - 7:08 PM

Here are social media reactions from netizens during Game 3 of the UAAP Season 80 Finals between Ateneo and La Salle

De La Salle's Ricci Rivero says, 'it wasn’t me who played. It was God' in game 2

Nov 29, 2017 - 9:37 PM

Green Archer spark plug Ricci Rivero overcomes 4 fouls in the second quarter of Game 2 to fuel DLSU's comeback win over Ateneo

De Castro testimony, Dela Rosa on Reuters report, UAAP Finals | Evening wRap

Nov 29, 2017 - 7:36 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, November 29, 2017

Nov 29, 2017 - 11:50 AM

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday.

Justice Teresita De Castro testifies before the House Committee on Justice during Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Serenoo during the Impeachment proceedings on Wednesday. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

Ricci Rivero makes final Mythical 5, leapfrogs foreigners Sarr, Gaye and Akom

Nov 27, 2017 - 8:58 PM

Because of the UAAP rule that allows only one foreign student in a line-up, DLSU sophomore Rivero jumps three places to crash the UAAP Season 80 Mythical 5

LIVE BLOG: Ateneo vs La Salle – UAAP Season 80 men's basketball round two

Nov 11, 2017 - 1:11 PM

Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles and the De La Salle University Green Archers clash at 4 pm on Sunday, November 12

Filoil: Unbeaten Red Lions devour Growling Tigers, Tamaraws claim quarterfinals slot

Jun 04, 2017 - 7:50 PM

The Red Lions lead by as many as 28 points to secure a 5 0 slate while the Tamaraws get back on their feet to book a quarterfinals ticket in the Filoil preseason tourney

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NCAA Jrs MVP commits to DLSU

Jan 24, 2017 - 2:07 PM

After losing 4 veterans including Finals MVP Jeron Teng La Salle reloads for its title defense by gaining the services of NCAA juniors MVP Troy Mallillin

Ayo makes history with back-to-back titles, but puts DLSU glory first

Dec 08, 2016 - 1:24 AM

After leading Letran to the 2015 NCAA title Aldin Ayo replicates the feat this year in the UAAP

Photo by Eduardo Solo/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Stars come out for Game 1 of Ateneo-La Salle UAAP Finals

Dec 03, 2016 - 7:40 PM

Ateneo and La Salle continue to draw a huge crowd in the UAAP especially come finals time

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

From fat kid to overtime hero: Isaac Go’s rise mirrors Ateneo’s resolve

Dec 03, 2016 - 2:20 PM

Isaac Go s development has helped Ateneo exceed expectations and make the finals where a battle against La Salle awaits

BLOODY. Isaac Go survives the bloody nose and goes on to win the game for Ateneo. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: UAAP 79 Finals Game 1: Ateneo vs La Salle

Dec 02, 2016 - 3:54 PM

After 8 years the two rivals will once again decide a UAAP title series

La Salle’s Mbala to UAAP refs: 'at least call the obvious fouls’

Nov 13, 2016 - 1:52 PM

People will look at it and it won’t be good for Philippine basketball adds Mbala

DLSU (23) Ben Mbala Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ayo ‘pissed off’ by ref confusion, hints at unfair officiating of Mbala

Nov 13, 2016 - 7:22 AM

“Pag dating duon sa ganon situation sabi ko nga sa referee ‘Patayin nalang nila si Ben eh ’ Patayin nalang ’

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Racela wants UAAP to do something about inconsistency of refs

Nov 13, 2016 - 7:21 AM

Racela is unhappy the referees changed how they called the game against La Salle between the second and third periods

La Salle takes down rival FEU to finish eliminations at 13-1

Nov 12, 2016 - 6:41 PM

Aljun Melecio Jeron Teng and Ben Mbala play key roles down the stretch to seal the win

Mbala wants to face Ateneo again: 'We won't back down'

Nov 06, 2016 - 6:20 PM

After watching his team suffer its first defeat in UAAP Season 79 La Salle s Ben Mbala is eager to go up against Ateneo again

Ayo: Blame me, coaching staff for loss to Ateneo

Nov 05, 2016 - 8:22 PM

La Salle loses for the first time in 13 games this season after being dominated by its rival

Mbala on ‘puro import’ criticism of La Salle: they’re ‘uninformed’

Oct 23, 2016 - 6:16 PM

Mbala describes the surprising 5 man unit deployed by Aldin Ayo in the fourth quarter as fun as the Green Archers continue their unbeaten run

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Montalbo hits dagger 3 as La Salle survives Adamson’s rally

Oct 09, 2016 - 6:58 PM

Ben Mbala scores 18 points and 10 rebounds in La Salle s eighth straight win

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: La Salle's Mbala puts on dunking exhibition against Ateneo

Oct 02, 2016 - 10:54 PM

The DLSU big man s dominant performance includes a highlight which looked almost LeBron James like

Photo by Josh Abelda/Rappler

UAAP denies La Salle’s appeal to lift Ayo’s suspension

Oct 01, 2016 - 1:15 PM

La Salle has to battle Ateneo without its head coach and veteran Jeron Teng

Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

La Salle loses Ayo but beats UE in physical game

Sep 28, 2016 - 7:06 PM

After DLSU coach Aldin Ayo is ejected UE rallies to make it a close game The Green Archers however manage to close the deal for their sixth win

Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

DLSU coach Ayo gets ejected after trying to put glasses on ref

Sep 28, 2016 - 5:50 PM

An unhappy Ayo gets ejected following what looks like a non call on Wilson Bartolome

Aldin Ayo’s confidence erases the doubt for Abu Tratter

Sep 24, 2016 - 6:05 PM

Abu Tratter made mistakes Aldin Ayo went back to him anyway The trust was rewarded

Pumaren admits game vs DLSU will be 'weird'

Sep 22, 2016 - 2:17 PM

After enjoying great success with La Salle from 1998 to 2009 Franz Pumaren now hopes to achieve similar feats with Adamson

UST's character to be tested after La Salle beatdown, says Vigil

Sep 15, 2016 - 9:51 PM

It s how we will bounce back from this painful loss says UST team captain Louie Vigil

BOUNCE BACK. How will UST recover from a jarring 38-point loss to La Salle? File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler