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CESAFI: SWU Cobras exact revenge on UC Webmasters

Sep 05, 2017 - 11:49 PM

Gerald Fernandez top scores for the Cobras with 16 points and 6 rebounds

REVENGE. SWU avenges their loss to the UC Webmasters from opening day. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: USPF closes first round with win over SWU

Sep 01, 2017 - 4:47 AM

USPF finishes its first round with a 2 4 record

WALK LIKE A PANTHER. Edwin Villarta of the USPF Panthers scored 13 points in the win. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: SWU-Phinma topples CITU Wildcats, Wildkittens

Aug 17, 2017 - 10:58 PM

It was a tough day for the Cebu Institute of Technology University hoops teams who fell to Southwestern University Phinma in the college and high school divisions

COBRA STRIKE. CITU Wildkitten Kim Trigue is smothered by the interior defense of the SWU Baby Cobras. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

USJR Jaguars remain unbeaten in CESAFI with thrashing of SWU

Aug 13, 2017 - 1:36 AM

The USJR Jaguars move to a 2 0 record in the CESAFI collegiate tournament

JAGUARS ON THE PROWL. USPF's Juan Miguel Gastador cuts to the rim. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

UV Green Lancers thrash SWU-Phinma in St Bernard hoops

May 30, 2017 - 6:13 PM

The Saint Isidore Inter Collegiate Basketball Invitational Cup in Saint Bernard town is considered as the pre season tournament of this year’s CESAFI

USJ-R Spiking Jaguars sweep defending champs for CESAFI volleyball title

Nov 20, 2016 - 7:43 PM

USJ R denies a double championship for SWU Phinma with a 4 set victory to take the men s title

NEW CHAMPS. The USJ-R Spiking Jaguars have unseated defending champions SWU-Phinma in a two-game sweep. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

SWU Lady Cobras win fourth straight CESAFI volleyball crown

Nov 20, 2016 - 4:19 PM

The Southwestern University Lady Cobras are still the queens of CESAFI volleyball after sweeping the USJ R Lady Jaguars

CHAMPIONS AGAIN. The SWU Lady Cobras sweep the Finals series to win their fourth straight title. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: Green Lancers hold off Cobras to extend series

Oct 09, 2016 - 10:42 PM

Also USC avenges their defeat to USJ R in their semis series

BACK AT YOU. Jan Monic Soliva of the Green Lancers rises to the rim for a layup. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: Cobras stifle defending champ Warriors to kick off semis

Oct 08, 2016 - 10:57 PM

The Southwestern University Phinma Cobras go in a 19 0 run to pull off a Game one victory over the USC Warriors

CLUTCH. Mac Tallo of SWU scored 11 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter to clinch the victory. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: Tallo takes over as SWU remains unbeaten

Sep 05, 2016 - 3:05 PM

Also the UV Green Lancers defeat the CIT U Wildcats behind 17 points from Rey Suerte

LANCED. Rey Suerte scored 17 points in a win by the UV Green Lancers. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: SWU Cobras defeat UV Green Lancers in possible finals preview

Sep 02, 2016 - 1:56 PM

SWU finishes the first round at 6 0 as the two top teams in this year s CESAFI goes down to the wire

COBRAS STRIKE FIRST. MacMac Tallo of SWU took over in the closing minutes, scoring 7 straight points in the final 5 minutes to clinch the win. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: Don Bosco continues unlikely first place run

Aug 24, 2016 - 5:04 AM

The DBTC Greywolves move to 4 0 with a victory over Southwestern University

UNDERDOGS ON TOP. Jomari Ranuco of Don Bosco drives to the rim against Southwestern University defenders. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: UV Green Lancers, SWU Cobras remain unbeaten

Aug 22, 2016 - 12:48 PM

The UV Green Lancers cruise to an easy win over USPF while the SWU Cobras defeat USJ R in overtime

BRAVO COBRAS. Rolly Bravo of the SWU Cobras makes his move to the rim. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

LET 4th placer: Repairman, factory worker, call center agent

May 20, 2016 - 8:36 PM

Allan Rey Cagadas 31 of Southwestern University plans to apply at a public school within Cebu City

NEVER TOO OLD. Allan Rey Cagadas of Cebu took and passed the board exam for grade school teachers at 31. Teaching will be his 4th profession. Photo by Richale Cabauatan/Rappler

Southwestern University dominates CESAFI volleyball championships

Oct 18, 2015 - 8:23 PM

Southwestern University sweeps the men s women s and girls volleyball championships of the 2015 CESAFI season

THREE-PEAT. The SWU Lady Cobras won their third straight CESAFI women's volleyball title. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: SWU men's, women's teams win volleyball finals openers

Oct 17, 2015 - 5:24 PM

The Lady Cobras are aiming for their third straight title while the Spiking Cobras are vying for back to back title wins

COBRAS STRIKE FIRST. The SWU Lady Cobras downed the University of San Jose Recoletos (USJ-R) Lady Jaguars in 3 sets to win game 1. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

USJR clinches CESAFI third place with win over SWU

Oct 12, 2015 - 1:43 PM

Ralph Jude Dinolan ended the season with another best player honors after he finished with 20 points and 9 rebounds in the third place clinching win

Kevin Rey Villafranca scored 19 points as USJR takes third place. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: USJR holds off SWU in OT, forces rubbermatch in battle for third

Oct 09, 2015 - 5:11 AM

Ralph Jude “RJ” Dinolan once again towed the Jaguars with his 27 points while also grabbing 3 rebounds and making 3 steals

JAGUAR MARCH. RJ Dinolan of USJR scored 27 to force a decisive game 3. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: SWU tops USJR in game 1 of battle for third

Oct 07, 2015 - 3:04 PM

Two time Most Valuable Player Mark Jayven “Macmac” Tallo earned the best player of the ballgame honors with his double double performance of 20 points and 10 rebounds

Mark Christopher Racho of SWU scored 19 points in the game one victory. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: USC Warriors down UV to earn Finals berth

Oct 02, 2015 - 4:32 PM

Charles Pepito scores 23 and grabs 14 rebounds to lead USC to the CESAFI Finals for the second season in a row while USJR tops SWU to keep their hopes alive

WAR PATH. Charles Pepito of USC had another all-around game to lead the Warriors into the CESAFI Finals. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

Santillan retains CESAFI dunk title; East wins All-Star game

Sep 28, 2015 - 1:26 AM

UV Green Lancer Leonard Santillan won the dunk title while his teammate Francisco Arong won the 3 point shootout

AIR UP THERE. Leonard Santillan of University of the Visayas leap frogs 3 people en route to the rim. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: USJR Jaguars clinch last Final Four spot

Sep 27, 2015 - 1:56 PM

The University of San Jose Recoletos joins the UV Green Lancers the USC Warriors and the SWU Cobras in the semifinal round

NEXT ROUND. Mark Louie Labares, who scored 15 for USJR, scores on a layup. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: Defending champs SWU rout UC

Sep 04, 2015 - 2:16 AM

The first round wraps up with the defending champions Southwestern University defeating University of Cebu

COBRAS STING. Southwestern University wrapped up their first round with a 4-2 record. Photo by Ronex Tolin

CESAFI: Clutch shooting hands USC first loss

Aug 31, 2015 - 10:42 AM

A clutch three pointer from Jovanie Luz with less than 10 seconds left sent the Southwestern University into a frenzy as they handed USC their first loss of the season

COBRAS STRIKE. Jan Michael Auditor of SWU drives to the rim against USC. Auditor finished with 12 as the Cobras hand the Warriors their first loss of the season. Photo by Nathan Soriano/Rappler

Defending CESAFI champions SWU Cobras survive USPF Panthers

Aug 14, 2015 - 1:55 AM

Southwestern University ekes out character win; University of Visayas dominates Don Bosco Technology Center by 39 in the juniors division

Jan Michael Auditor contributed 6 points in SWU's victory over USPF. Photo by Nathan Soriano/Rappler

Fate of future Cebu doctors 'in limbo' over school factions

Aug 08, 2015 - 11:45 AM

The students are indeed caught in a crossfire that victimizes us without cause say Southwestern University medical students as they urge the Commission on Higher Education to help resolve the problem

FASTER RESOLUTION. Students from SWU answer queries from the press after reading a statement asking for a faster resolution of the problem at their College of Medicine. Photo by Dale G. Israel/Rappler

USC defeats SWU in CESAFI Finals rematch

Aug 02, 2015 - 7:39 PM

Last year’s runner up University of San Carlos earns a measure of payback against Southwestern University by winning their highly anticipated return bout

REVENGE. Charles Pepito of USC grabs a rebound. USC grabbed a much coveted win over last year's CESAFI champions. Photo by Nathan Soriano/Rappler

PCCL: UV takes down Arellano, NU bounces back

Nov 17, 2014 - 1:58 PM

The University of Visayas Lancers down the Arellao Chiefs while National University overcomes Southwestern University

Alfred Aroga and National University rebounded from their loss to UV. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle escapes SWU in PCCL Elite Eight opener

Nov 13, 2014 - 10:39 PM

Jeron Teng leads La Salle with 11 points while Thomas Torres and Prince Rivero add 9 each

Jeron Teng. File photo

PCCL 2014 Elite Eight round begins

Nov 12, 2014 - 4:59 PM

On Thursday November 13 the Philippine Collegiate Champions League begins its Elite Eight round

Vosotros’ 19 leads La Salle’s win over Southwestern University

Jun 06, 2014 - 5:02 PM

Almond Vosotros scored 19 and Jeron Teng scored 14 as the Green Archers advanced to the Filoil Finals

ANIMO PREVAILS. The DLSU basketball team salutes their supporters after beating Southwestern University. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Mac-Mac Tallo: I'm not afraid of FEU or La Salle

Jun 04, 2014 - 4:01 AM

Southwestern Cobras point guard Mac Mac Tallo says he and his Cebu based squad aren t afraid of facing FEU or La Salle in the FilOil Finals

Nestea Beach Day 1: AdU clips DLSU, SWU shines

May 02, 2014 - 1:18 AM

Familiar powerhouse squads and shock troopers made their mark alike as the 17th Nestea Beach Volleyball Battle of Champions kicked off in Boracay

Nestea Beach volleyball action Day 1. Photo by Levi Verora

Ateneo downs Lady Cobras to bounce back in V-League

Apr 06, 2014 - 4:56 PM

The Ateneo de Manila University Lady Eagles bounced back from a shock loss to Arellano to make short work of the Southwestern University Lady Cobras

BACK ON TRACK. Ateneo returned to their winning ways by sweeping Southwestern. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

V-League: Arellano, Adamson go 1-2 in Group A after wins

Apr 03, 2014 - 5:51 PM

Arellano University remained undefeated in the Shakey s V League Season 11 First Conference after sweeping College of St Benilde

NOT ON MY COURT. Arellano's Shirly Salamagos (far right) blocks Benilde's Elaine Sagun's spike. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lady Blazers return to V-League with win over Southwestern

Apr 01, 2014 - 5:18 PM

After a 4 year absence the College of St Benilde Lady Blazers returned to the Shakey s V League with a hard earned first victory over the Southwestern University Lady Cobras

BACK WITH A VENGEANCE. St. Benilde's Lumi Yongco spikes the ball past Marlyn Llagoso and Neresa Villanueva of Southwestern University. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

V-League: Adamson, Arellano cruise to easy wins

Mar 27, 2014 - 6:07 PM

Adamson and Arellano score convincing wins vs St Louis and Southwestern University in the Shakey s V League Season 11 First Conference

V-League: Pons stars in FEU win; Southwestern U nips St. Louis

Mar 25, 2014 - 8:32 PM

Pons leads FEU over San Sebastian; Southwestern University outlasts St Louis

PCCL: Thomas Torres lifts La Salle over SWU in Game 1

Dec 16, 2013 - 6:01 PM

The DLSU Green Archers get their noses ahead by winning Game 1 of the best of 3 PCCL Finals against Cebu s SWU Cobras

Cebu's SWU barges into first PCCL Finals appearance

Dec 12, 2013 - 5:29 PM

The Southwestern University Cobras are only the second Visayas based university to enter the PCCL Finals

MILESTONE. The SWU Cobras hit a milestone as the second Visayan school to reach the PCCL Finals. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

PCCL: Southwestern U stuns La Salle

Dec 09, 2013 - 4:18 PM

SWU mounts a mighty second half comeback to upset UAAP Season 76 Champs La Salle in the PCCL semis

File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FilOil: SWU zings UST; Arellano zaps Adamson

May 04, 2013 - 10:00 PM

Southwestern U finished their FilOil campaign by beating UST while Arellano rolled to its fourth straight win

STINGING. The Cobras were too much for the Tigers. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

La Salle dominates, UST strikes in FilOil Cup

Apr 21, 2013 - 5:41 PM

Adamson La Salle and Ateneo pulled off impressive wins in the FilOil Flying V Preseason Cup

Fans to pick college stars for All-Star Game

Apr 11, 2013 - 11:46 PM

For the first time fans will get to select starters for an All Star Game pitting UAAP and NCAA stars