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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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

Adamson Lady Falcons upset reigning champions DLSU

Feb 24, 2018 - 6:34 PM

The DLSU Lady Spikers earn their second loss of the season

HERO. Mylene Paat scores 7 points of Adamson's 12-1 run in the 4th set. Photo by Josh Albedla/Rappler

UST Tigresses halt Adamson's winning streak in straight sets

Feb 18, 2018 - 6:40 PM

UST now has two sweeps in its record this Season 80

2-2. The UST Tigresses bounce back to stand at 2-2 in the league and make it a 4-way tie. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Adamson Lady Falcons soar to greater heights with love in the air

Feb 14, 2018 - 5:11 PM

Adamson Lady Falcons celebrate Valentine's Day with a sweep and a positive outlook to the season

TOPSCORER. Coach Air Padda praises Mylene Paat for bearing fruit off her hard work in serving. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson Lady Falcons sweep UP Lady Maroons for second straight win

Feb 14, 2018 - 3:41 PM

Adamson is looking to build a winning streak after its previous victory over the Far Eastern University Tamaraws

SECOND WIN. The Adamson Lady Falcons are still flying high from their first win against FEU. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson clinches first win in Season 80 over FEU Lady Tamaraws

Feb 10, 2018 - 4:38 PM

The Adamson Lady Falcons' floor defense lifted them to the 5-set win

FIRST WIN. The Adamson Lady Falcons finally earn an early win this Season 80.  Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU takes first win of UAAP S80 over Adamson

Feb 03, 2018 - 4:18 PM

The Lady Bulldogs defeat the Lady Falcons in 4 sets

OPENING WIN. The Lady Bulldogs drub the Adamson Lady Falcons during the 4th set close out. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lady Chiefs dismantle Lady Falcons to secure bronze in PVL, Ateneo wins men's title

Oct 14, 2017 - 7:23 PM

Arellano closes the conference on a high note with a 4-set victory over Adamson

THIRD PLACE. The Arellano University Lady Chiefs earned bronze in the PVL Collegiate Conference. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Arellano sweeps Adamson in battle-for-third

Oct 11, 2017 - 7:34 PM

The Lady Chiefs are 1-0 ahead of the Lady Falcons in the battle-for-third clash

SWEEP. Arellano is now ahead for the battle-for-third in the PVL. Photo from PVL.

Adamson Lady Falcons get first win at expense of UE

Apr 05, 2017 - 3:59 PM

The Lady Falcons finally earn a win to finish Season 79 with a 1 13 record after a straight set victory over the Lady Warriors

SOARING FALCONS. It took until the final game of the elimination rounds but the Lady Falcons finally got their first win of the season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DLSU Lady Spikers remain unbeaten in second round, sweep Adamson for solo lead

Apr 01, 2017 - 3:38 PM

Jema Galanza returns for Adamson but the defending champions still have too much for the Lady Falcons

ON TOP. The defending champions are now on top of the UAAP women's volleyball standings. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Missing gem: Jema Galanza’s absence is felt by the young Adamson Lady Falcons

Apr 01, 2017 - 1:58 PM

As team captain Jema Galanza roots for her teammates from afar it becomes clear how big she is in the Lady Falcons’ big picture puzzle

MISSING PIECE. Team captain Jema Galanza is sorely missed by the Adamson Lady Falcons. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles cruise past Adamson to move closer to twice-to-beat advantage

Mar 26, 2017 - 3:32 PM

The Lady Eagles remain the top seed with a win loss slate of 10 2 while Adamson has listed its 12th straight loss of the season

CLOSER. The Ateneo Lady Eagles are inching closer to the twice-to-beat advantage. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP Lady Maroons make quick work of Adamson in bounce back victory

Mar 22, 2017 - 3:47 PM

The Lady Maroons rebound from losing 5 of their last 6 matches to keep Adamson winless on the season

BOUNCE BACK. The Lady Maroons had little trouble against the Lady Falcons. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST Tigresses back in win column, rout Adamson in 4 sets

Mar 18, 2017 - 4:16 PM

The Golden Tigresses are denied a sweep by the tough Lady Falcons but still pull off the win

GOLDEN GIRLS. The Golden Tigresses picked up their sixth win of the season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson coach Padda apologizes for cussing on-air

Mar 13, 2017 - 1:47 PM

Lady Falcons coach Airess Padda apologizes for droping an F bomb during a timeout saying I just kinda lost it

TOUGH SEASON. Coach Airess Padda apologized on her Facebook for cursing on-air during Adamson's game on Sunday against FEU. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU Lady Tamaraws bounce back, clobber Adamson in 3 sets

Mar 12, 2017 - 3:47 PM

The Lady Tams now earn a win loss record of 5 4 while Adamson drops to 0 9

SWEEP. FEU sweeps Adamson in the second round of UAAP Season 79 volleyball. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson coach Padda finds positive in struggles: ‘There’s nothing to lose’

Mar 09, 2017 - 6:49 PM

Lady Falcons coach Airess Padda admits that the pressure of volleyball in the Philippines is different from where she comes from but says she s handling it okay

TOUGH SEASON. The Adamson Lady Falcons are trying to find the bright side in a season where they've yet to win a game. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU Lady Bulldogs start second round with sweep of Adamson Lady Falcons

Mar 08, 2017 - 3:37 PM

The Lady Bulldogs move to a 5 3 slate with the win while Adamson settles for 0 8

STRONG START. The NU Lady Bulldogs start strong in the second round of eliminations in UAAP Season 79. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UE Lady Warriors defeat Adamson in 4 sets to earn first win of tournament

Mar 05, 2017 - 4:13 PM

The Lady Warriors now rise to the seventh spot with a 1 6 win loss record while Adamson continues to seek for its first win at 0 7

FIRST WIN. The UE Lady Warriors snag their first win of UAAP Season 79. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST Tigresses get second win, keep Lady Falcons winless

Feb 25, 2017 - 3:43 PM

Cherry Rondina finishes with a game high 15 points including 3 service aces in the win

GOLDEN WIN. UST has little difficulty in getting past the struggling Adamson squad. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DLSU Lady Spikers sweep Adamson for back-to-back wins

Feb 22, 2017 - 5:24 PM

The defending champions jump out to a hot start and never look back

CHAMPIONSHIP SWAGGER. The DLSU Lady Spikers are now 4-1 on the season following a dominant win over Adamson. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles take down Adamson in straight sets

Feb 18, 2017 - 6:07 PM

Ateneo moves to 3 1 while the Lady Falcons drop to 0 4

SPIKED. Adamson was no match for last season's runner-up. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU Lady Bulldogs continue hot streak with sweep of Adamson

Feb 12, 2017 - 3:46 PM

Jaja Santiago leads her team with 15 points as National University moves to 3 0 on the season

UNBEATEN. Jaja Santiago and the Lady Bulldogs continue their early season dominance, defeating the Lady Falcons in 3 sets. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Young Adamson squad must overcome slow starts, says coach Padda

Feb 09, 2017 - 2:31 PM

As the Lady Falcons prepare to face a tough NU Lady Bulldogs team coach Padda wants her team to avoid playing from behind

YOUNG TEAM. After the reality of an impending loss to FEU began to sink in, the Lady Falcons finally started playing more naturally. Coach Airess Padda wants her team to begin playing like that before they fall behind. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU Lady Tamaraws earn first win at expense of Adamson

Feb 08, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The Lady Tams get their first win of the season by sweeping the Lady Falcons

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP Lady Maroons sweep Adamson to clinch first win

Feb 05, 2017 - 3:38 PM

Last season s semi finalists make quick work of the Adamson Lady Falcons

1-0. Kathy Bersola and the Lady Maroons start their Season 79 campaign with a straight sets win over the Adamson Lady Falcons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler