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FEU pulls through another 5-setter vs Adamson

Mar 24, 2019 - 4:55 PM

(UPDATED) Despite losing its top rookie to injury, FEU rallies past Adamson in a grueling showdown

GRIT. Celine Domingo and the FEU Lady Tamaraws figure in their fourth five-set game. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP thwarts Adamson to arrest skid

Mar 17, 2019 - 6:03 PM

(UPDATED) The UP Lady Maroons grab a share of 4th place to return to the upper half of the standings at the end of the UAAP first round

IN FORM. The UP Lady Maroons regain their winning stride to end the first round on a positive note. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UP, Adamson go for bounce-back win as UST eyes share of 2nd

Mar 17, 2019 - 1:07 PM

The UP Lady Maroons and Adamson Lady Falcons aim to end their skids while UST looks to cap off the 1st round on a high note

SHOCK LOSS. UP's loss to NU fuels its determination to end the first round on a high note. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo dominates Adamson, extends win streak

Mar 13, 2019 - 4:06 PM

(UPDATED) After losing to rival La Salle in the opener, Ateneo rebounds and rolls to 5 straight wins

MOMENTUM. The Ateneo Lady Eagles are determined to close out the first round with a winning streak. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP targets bounce-back win over NU as Ateneo, Adamson battle

Mar 13, 2019 - 12:21 PM

A motivated UP side vies to get back on track versus NU while Ateneo looks to solidify its hold of 1st place over Adamson

BOUNCE-BACK BID. The UP Lady Maroons try to shake off their heartbreaking loss to Ateneo. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU denies gutsy Adamson for share of 3rd

Mar 10, 2019 - 4:15 PM

(UPDATED) The FEU Lady Tamaraws pick up their fourth win to gain a share of 3rd place with defending champion La Salle and UST

WINNING STREAK. The FEU Lady Tamaraws are on a roll just before they face defending champion La Salle. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo, UP fight for solo lead as Adamson, FEU tangle

Mar 10, 2019 - 12:43 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles and UP Lady Maroons dispute the top spot in the Battle of Katipunan

PRESEASON FAVORITES. The UP Lady Maroons vie for the top spot currently held by the Ateneo Lady Eagles. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Adamson players reveal emotional moment in Padda's exit

Mar 03, 2019 - 7:46 PM

Adamson senior Joy Dacoron says the Lady Falcons were all shocked when coach Air Padda broke the news to them

EMOTIONAL. Joy Dacoron endures her second mid-season coaching change because of Air Padda's departure. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

'Unprepared' new coach Getigan steers Adamson to 1st triumph

Mar 03, 2019 - 6:50 PM

The three-time Palarong Pambansa champion coach hopes to quickly turn around the Lady Falcons' campaign

MAGIC. Onyok Getigan works his magic that steers Adamson to its first win. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Adamson dedicates breakthrough win to ex-coach Air Padda

Mar 03, 2019 - 5:41 PM

The Adamson Lady Falcons prove they can be winners as they dominate the NU Lady Bulldogs

FOCUSED. Despite the coaching shakeup, the Lady Falcons stay focused to overwhelm the Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

After coaching shakeup, Adamson targets 1st win as Ateneo, UE clash

Mar 03, 2019 - 1:22 PM

Adamson tries to snap a winless run versus NU with a new coach at the helm, while Ateneo and UE aim to ride on their winning momentum

IMPROVED ADAMSON? The Adamson Lady Falcons enter their match against NU with a new coach at helm. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Air Padda out as Adamson head coach

Mar 01, 2019 - 5:55 PM

After a 0-3 start under coach Air Padda, the Lady Falcons tap Onyok Getigan to steer them to a breakthrough win in the UAAP women's volleyball tournament

SLIDING DOWN. Adamson says Air Padda will still be part of the coaching staff. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UE Lady Warriors snatch 1st win at Adamson's expense

Feb 27, 2019 - 6:45 PM

(UPDATED) The Lady Warriors score a breakthrough triumph in the UAAP women's volleyball tournament

WINNING EFFORT. Judith Abil spikes against Krich Macaslang and Eli Soyud. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle vies to stay solo on top as Adamson, UE dispute 1st win

Feb 27, 2019 - 11:57 AM

Reigning champion La Salle looks to stop a young NU team, while Adamson and UE try to avoid dropping to a 0-3 hole

UNBEATEN. La Salle looks to conquer the young Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

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

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

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

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