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Denden Lazaro joins PVL's Choco Mucho

May 30, 2020 - 3:15 PM

Choco Mucho announces the arrival of former Ateneo star Denden Lazaro to the Premier Volleyball League

MOVING BACK. Denden Lazaro is set to play in the Premier Volleyball League again. Photo from release

Jema Galanza bags 2019 PVL Open Conference MVP

Nov 09, 2019 - 10:21 PM

Creamline produces another MVP in Jema Galanza, who led the Cool Smashers to an undefeated tournament run

KEY PLAYER. Jema Galanza steps up to bag a breakthrough MVP title in the Premier Volleyball League. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Creamline completes 20-0 sweep to retain PVL Open Conference crown

Nov 09, 2019 - 10:07 PM

The Creamline Cool Smashers trip the Petro Gazz Angels to claim the 2019 PVL Open Conference title with a rare tournament sweep

CONSISTENT PRESENCE. Alyssa Valdez flashes her championship experience over the Petro Gazz Angels. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Creamline blanks Petro Gazz in Game 1, nears tournament sweep

Nov 06, 2019 - 9:57 PM

The Cool Smashers move within a win from another PVL championship

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Creamline, Petro Gazz set up PVL title clash

Oct 27, 2019 - 11:23 PM

Months after their championship duel, Creamline and Petro Gazz meet again to fight for the PVL crown

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Creamline, Petro Gazz a win away from Finals showdown

Oct 26, 2019 - 7:47 PM

Dominant in their separate semifinal duels, Creamline and Petro Gazz move within a win of a PVL title showdown

STREAKING. Alyssa Valdez returns as Creamline stays on track of its bid for a perfect campaign. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Creamline completes 16-0 elims sweep

Oct 23, 2019 - 11:37 PM

Despite playing minus two ace players, Creamline survives Motolite’s valiant stand to complete a perfect PVL elimination run

PERFECT. The Cool Smashers look to extend their winning streak in the semifinal round. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PVL: Creamline a win away from elims sweep

Oct 20, 2019 - 11:44 PM

Despite the absence of several key players, Creamline rips BanKo Perlas to stay unbeaten in 15 games

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Adamson bags PVL Collegiate crown

Oct 12, 2019 - 2:32 PM

Louie Romero stars as Adamson sweeps UST in the finals to rule the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference

DOMINANT. The Adamson Lady Falcons celebrate on the podium after making quick work of the UST Tigresses. Photo from PVL

PVL: Motolite charges; Adamson trips UST in Collegiate finals opener

Oct 09, 2019 - 11:13 PM

Motolite stops the streaking Petro Gazz as Adamson draws first blood against UST in Game 1 of the Collegiate Conference finals

UPSET. Motolite Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST, Adamson clash in PVL Collegiate Conference finals

Oct 07, 2019 - 9:44 PM

UST exacts revenge on UAAP rival Ateneo, while Adamson topples College of St. Benilde to arrange a finals date

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND. Eya Laure powers the UST Golden Tigresses to the PVL Collegiate Conference finals. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Creamline snaps Choco Mucho streak

Oct 05, 2019 - 11:53 PM

Jema Galanza and Michele Gumabao propel Creamline to its 12th straight win as Petro Gazz extends its own run to 8 games

File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Choco Mucho shuts down Motolite, Petro Gazz blanks Chef’s Classics

Oct 02, 2019 - 10:10 PM

Bang Pineda's phenomenal floor defense keeps Choco Mucho's streak alive, while Petro Gazz secures its 8th win of the conference

SAVING GRACE. Bang Pineda's excellent floor defense lifts Choco Mucho to its fourth straight win in the 2019 PVL Open Conference. Photo from release

Creamline, Choco Mucho extend win streak

Sep 29, 2019 - 9:45 PM

Alyssa Valdez returns in limited action as Creamline stretches its perfect run to 11 games

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

BanKo sweeps Motolite; BaliPure keeps Chef’s Classics winless

Sep 28, 2019 - 9:15 PM

Looking to boost its semifinal bid, BanKo Perlas picks up a seventh win to keep hold of the No. 4 spot

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Petro Gazz, Motolite secure 7th win; Choco Mucho blanks BaliPure

Sep 25, 2019 - 9:15 PM

As the Final Four race heats up, Petro Gazz and Motolite punch in key wins as Choco Mucho picks up back-to-back triumphs

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Air Force, Petro Gazz make quick work of PVL foes

Sep 22, 2019 - 8:45 PM

Both riding on a win streak, Air Force and Petro Gazz dump separate opponents in straight sets

TURNAROUND. Dell Palomata and the Air Force Lady Jet Spikers sustain their hot run after a woeful start to the conference. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Tolentino, Choco Mucho halt skid; Army drubs BaliPure

Sep 21, 2019 - 10:38 PM

Kat Tolentino’s 36-point outburst propels Choco Mucho past Chef’s Classics while Army notches back-to-back wins

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Creamline goes 10 in a row; Air Force upsets Motolite

Sep 18, 2019 - 9:52 PM

Jema Galanza and Risa Sato power Creamline to its 10th straight PVL victory as Air Force stuns Motolite in straight sets

PVL Open Conference Creamline vs Balipure. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Motolite survives Tolentino's outburst, BanKo drubs BaliPure

Sep 15, 2019 - 9:07 PM

Motolite spoils Flying Titan Kat Tolentino's 33-point performance in the 2019 PVL Open Conference

TURNING BACK. Isa Molde leads Motolite to a win over the pesky Choco Mucho Flying Titans. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Creamline dumps Chef's Classics; Air Force stuns Army

Sep 14, 2019 - 8:08 PM

Playing minus Alyssa Valdez, the Creamline Cool Smashers flex their depth over Chef's Classics as Air Force secures a third straight victory

STEADY. The Creamline Cool Smashers strengthen their hold of the No. 1 spot. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Motolite arrests BanKo comeback; Air Force upsets Choco Mucho

Sep 11, 2019 - 10:45 PM

Tots Carlos and Isa Molde power Motolite against a resilient BanKo Perlas side

TAKE CHARGE. Tots Carlos pumps in 29 points in Motolite's bounce-back win. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PetroGazz ends Motolite streak; Air Force nabs first win

Sep 08, 2019 - 9:40 PM

PetroGazz stretches its winning run to 4 as Motolite star player Myla Pablo suffers an injury

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Creamline completes first-round sweep; Army ends dry spell

Sep 07, 2019 - 10:58 PM

Creamline cruises past BaliPure to keep its perfect run going as Army snaps its skid versus Chef’s Classics

ON TARGET. Creamline's Pau Soriano gets one past the defense of BaliPure's Shirley Salamagos. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Creamline sweeps Army; Petro Gazz, BanKo pick up five-setter wins

Sep 04, 2019 - 10:45 PM

Alyssa Valdez steers the Morado-less Cool Smashers to their seventh straight PVL victory

Photo by Josh Albela/Rappler

Creamline streaks to 6-0; BaliPure cops second win

Aug 31, 2019 - 10:15 PM

Alyssa Valdez and Creamline overpower Choco Mucho in a blockbuster PVL duel

PVL Open Conference Creamlie vs Motolite (8-14-2019). Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Motolite goes 3 in a row; BanKo, PetroGazz roll over foes

Aug 28, 2019 - 9:38 PM

Myla Pablo and Tots Carlos power Motolite to a quick win as BanKo Perlas and PetroGazz also breeze past separate PVL opponents

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Motolite notches back-to-back wins; BanKo trips Chef’s Classics

Aug 25, 2019 - 9:48 PM

Motolite and BanKo Perlas hack out dominant victories to stay on track of their PVL campaign

OVERPOWERED. Isa Molde and Motolite make quick work of BaliPure. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Creamline still perfect; Choco Mucho back in winning ways

Aug 24, 2019 - 9:45 PM

Creamline dumps PetroGazz in a PVL finals rematch as Choco Mucho rebounds from a first loss

HOT START. Alyssa Valdez and Creamline roll to their fifth straight triumph. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Creamline, Army still undefeated; BaliPure secures first win

Aug 21, 2019 - 11:15 PM

The Cool Smashers roll to a 4-0 start as the Lady Troopers pick up back-to-back wins in PVL action

THRILLER. Jovelyn Gonzaga and the Lady Troopers score a hard-earned win over the Flying Titans. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Choco Mucho impresses in debut over BaliPure

Aug 14, 2019 - 11:20 PM

Powerhouse Choco Mucho gets off to a hot start as Creamline also takes a 2-0 lead in PVL action

IN CONTROL. Choco Mucho star Maddie Madayag fires one past the defense of BaliPure's Menchie Tubiera and Satrianni Espiritu. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Creamline sweeps returning Air Force; BanKo downs PetroGazz

Aug 11, 2019 - 7:09 PM

Creamline hacks out a convincing win over Air Force while BanKo stops PetroGazz in the PVL opener

HOT START. Creamline star Alyssa Valdez sails one past Air Force's Wendy Semana in the conference opener. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Road to repeat gets tougher for Creamline

Aug 07, 2019 - 8:10 PM

A gritty challenge awaits defending champion Creamline when the PVL Open Conference fires off this weekend

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Manilla Santos makes grand volleyball comeback with Choco Mucho

Aug 03, 2019 - 3:59 PM

Former La Salle star Manilla Santos returns to Philippine volleyball in the 2019 PVL Open Conference

VETERAN PRESENCE. Manilla Santos joins a formidable Choco Mucho squad bannered by UAAP champion players from Ateneo. Photo from Choco Mucho’s Twitter account

Debuting Choco Mucho ready for war in PVL Open Conference

Jul 18, 2019 - 9:45 PM

Pulling off a recruitment coup, Choco Mucho expects to make a splash early with former Ateneo stars Bea De Leon, Kat Tolentino, Maddie Madayag, and Kim Gequillana

Photo by JR Isaga/Rappler

Dream come true: Ateneo towers to debut together in PVL 2019

Jul 16, 2019 - 4:32 PM

Ateneo Lady Eagles Bea de Leon, Kat Tolentino, Maddie Madayag, and Kim Gequillana are sticking together in their professional volleyball debut

REUNION. The recent graduates of the Ateneo Lady Eagles will make their professional volleyball debut in Choco Mucho. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PetroGazz imports give locals taste of championship

Jul 14, 2019 - 11:36 PM

'I know what it’s like to win a championship, the other girls don’t. So I wanted them to experience what I’ve experienced before,' says Finals MVP Janisa Johnson

FINALS MVP. Janisa Johnson's leadership inspires the team to win its first championship. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PetroGazz dethrones Creamline for first PVL crown

Jul 14, 2019 - 7:01 PM

League No. 1 PetroGazz Angels outlast the Creamline Cool Smashers in the do-or-die Game 3 to bag the 2019 PVL Reinforced Conference title

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Pacifictown captures 2019 PVL Reinforced Conference bronze

Jul 14, 2019 - 4:33 PM

The Pacifictown Army Lady Troopers wrap up their 2019 PVL Reinforced Conference campaign with a podium finish

GRITTIER. Olena Lymareva-Flink and Pacifictown gets pushed to the limit, surviving a five-setter of a winner-take-all match against Banko Perlas. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: PetroGazz vs Creamline - PVL Finals 2019 Game 3

Jul 13, 2019 - 11:02 PM

The Creamline Cool Smashers go for another shot at the crown but the PetroGazz Angels vow to sustain their hot run in the winner-take-all showdown on Sunday, July 14

PVL Finals: 'We deserve to win,' says PetroGazz import Johnson

Jul 13, 2019 - 9:50 PM

'We want to prove people wrong. Just because we’re a new team doesn’t mean we don’t deserve to win,' says Janisa Johnson

PROVING THEMSELVES. Janisa Johnson leads PetroGazz down to the wire of the 2019 PVL Reinforced Conference. Photo courtesy of Sports Vision

PetroGazz snaps Creamline win streak, forces do-or-die Game 3

Jul 13, 2019 - 6:37 PM

The No. 1 Angels level the series at 1-1 to keep their title hopes alive in the 2019 PVL Reinforced Conference

STILL IN IT. The Angels rise from a set down to stay alive in the title series. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Alyssa Valdez bags 3rd PVL MVP plum

Jul 13, 2019 - 5:07 PM

The phenom's all-around game nets her another Premier Volleyball League MVP award

PHENOM. Alyssa Valdez cruises to another league MVP award. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Pacifictown leads bronze race with Game 2 win

Jul 13, 2019 - 4:09 PM

The Pacifictown Army Lady Troopers are set to be crowned 2nd runners-up if the 2019 PVL Reinforced Conference finals series doesn't extend

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: PetroGazz vs Creamline - PVL Finals 2019 Game 2

Jul 12, 2019 - 3:30 PM

Creamline shoots for a third straight crown, but a motivated PetroGazz side vows to force a Game 3 in the 2019 PVL Reinforced Conference Finals

PVL: Valdez, Creamline expect PetroGazz fightback

Jul 11, 2019 - 4:10 PM

Creamline star Alyssa Valdez thinks PetroGazz has the motivation – and the tools – to force an equalizer in the best-of-three title series

A WIN AWAY. Creamline needs just one more win to clinch a third straight volleyball crown. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Creamline steals Game 1 from league No. 1 PetroGazz

Jul 10, 2019 - 7:58 PM

The Creamline Cool Smashers look primed to defend their PVL Reinforced Conference title

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Banko Perlas rallies to clinch 1-0 series lead

Jul 10, 2019 - 5:38 PM

The Perlas Spikers erase a two-set deficit against the Lady Troopers to move within a win from a bronze in the 2019 PVL Reinforced Conference

ONE MORE. BanKo Perlas shows incredible resilience in Game 1. Photo release

HIGHLIGHTS: PetroGazz vs Creamline - PVL Finals 2019 Game 1

Jul 09, 2019 - 3:06 PM

The PetroGazz Angels look to challenge defending champion Creamline Cool Smashers for the 2019 PVL Reinforced Conference title

PVL: Creamline sweeps Pacifictown for Finals return

Jul 06, 2019 - 5:44 PM

Defending champion Creamline Cool Smashers clinch their third straight PVL Reinforced Conference finals berth

FINALS RETURN. The Creamline Cool Smashers nab a third-straight Finals appearance. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler