UP Maroons - updates

Rappler's latest stories on UP Maroons


WATCH: Ryan Cayabyab sings new UP cheer

Sep 26, 2019 - 3:59 PM

(UPDATED) No less than a National Artist for Music and Ramon Magsaysay awardee composed it

The Oblations dons the Sablay. June 30, 2019. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

UAAP preseason: U.P. looks to beef up all varsity teams

Jun 21, 2019 - 7:49 PM

The NowheretogobutUP Foundation and RUNRIO launch The Great UP Run to raise funds for all UP sports

FOR THE ATHLETES. UP athletics coach Rio de la Cruz discusses the details of The Great UP Run in the event launch. Photo by Kyle Janremy Bustons/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: UP snaps loss streak over CEU, Baste outlasts Mapua in OT

May 25, 2019 - 9:30 PM

The UP Maroons pull through despite playing minus team stars Ricci Rivero, Kobe Paras, and Juan Gomez de Liaño

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/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: Adamson upsets FEU; UST ends losing skid

Apr 03, 2019 - 3:30 PM

The Adamson Falcons trip the FEU Tamaraws in a five-set stunner as the UST Tigers end their four-game slump

WINNING WAYS. UST stops UP to get back on the winning track. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Men's volleyball: NU survives Ateneo; Adamson ousts UP

Mar 30, 2019 - 3:51 PM

The Bulldogs roll to their ninth straight victory against the Blue Eagles in a rematch of last year’s finals

HOT STREAK. The NU Bulldogs overcome a tough challenge from a familiar foe to sustain their hot run. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Maroons crash win column; Green Spikers roll past Tigers

Mar 24, 2019 - 3:36 PM

UP outlasts UE to pick up its first win in UAAP men’s volleyball

BREAKTHROUGH. UP snaps a seven-game losing skid against UE. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson claims share of 3rd as UE upsets UST

Mar 17, 2019 - 3:05 PM

The Falcons and the Red Warriors arrest their skids on the last day of the UAAP men's volleyball first round

REBOUND. Adamson recovers from a three-game slide. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU stretches streak to 5, Ateneo secures solo 3rd

Mar 13, 2019 - 1:04 PM

Defending champion NU makes quick work of UP as Ateneo also trips Adamson in straight sets

OVERPOWERED. NU team captain Francis Saura soars for a kill over the struggling Maroons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP men’s volleyball: FEU notches 6th straight win

Mar 10, 2019 - 1:27 PM

Unbeaten FEU dispatches Adamson in straight sets, while Ateneo keeps UP winless in 5 games

UNRIVALED. There's still no stopping the FEU Tamaraws. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ricci Rivero relishes UAAP return: 'Babalik pa rin ako sa mahal ko'

Mar 02, 2019 - 11:05 PM

Sidelined from competitive basketball for a year, Ricci Rivero got right to work for the Maroons in his UAAP comeback

RICCI RETURNS. New UP recruit Ricci Rivero quickly shows his wares in UAAP 3x3 basketball action. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP Maroons' inspirational rise to be chronicled in new book

Feb 27, 2019 - 4:59 PM

'It's a very interesting story, and we hope that it will inspire those who face enormous challenges in the pursuit of their ambitions,' says UP coach Bo Perasol

GOING UP. Bright Akhuetie and Juan Gomez De Liaño lead the Maroons’ incredible rise. Photo release

The UP Maroons face their moment of truth against La Salle

Nov 13, 2018 - 6:00 PM

A win over La Salle guarantees UP a spot in the Final Four round and would mark the Maroons’ return to the UAAP playoffs for the first time since 1997

PINNACLE. UP head coach Bo Perasol himself is hungry for the success of the Fighting Maroons basketball program. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UP star Ricci Rivero goes from hard screens to big screen

Sep 16, 2018 - 10:00 PM

While serving his UAAP residency, the Maroons standout juggles hoops and showbiz

HOOPS FIRST. Ricci Rivero says basketball  will always be his priority. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

UP Maroons ink 3rd sponsor, set to train in Serbia, Croatia

Jul 10, 2018 - 7:27 PM

Head Coach Bo Perasol recalls the days when the team could only afford to go to Baguio for training

RAGS TO RICHES. The UP Fighting Maroons are finally able to travel to Europe for training. Photo from press release

NCAA Jrs. MVP Will Gozum commits to UP Fighting Maroons

Feb 02, 2018 - 8:26 PM

The current NCAA Juniors MVP of the Mapua Red Robins will join former UAAP Juniors MVP and fellow Gilas 2023 poolmate Juan Gomez de Liano in a stacked UP lineup

Jett Manuel reflects on UAAP career, leaves braver UP behind

Nov 29, 2016 - 7:45 PM

I wish I could ve played better but after everything I m happy the way I left It was all worth it says Manuel days after his farewell game of UAAP Season 79

PROUD MAROON. Jett Manuel reflects on his UAAP career with UP. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP learning to play together, improvement on defense crucial – Dario

Sep 20, 2016 - 2:12 PM

We’re getting our shots but we have to make stops at the other end says Dario

With coaching future in mind, Alex Cabagnot joins UP Maroons staff

Sep 05, 2016 - 1:45 PM

Cabagnot also sees positives in UP s opening performance despite the defeat to Adamson

Bo is back in UP (Town)

Aug 31, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Bo Perasol returns to UP 22 years after he graduated this time as the Fighting Maroons’ head coach

BACK WITH UP. Bo Perasol will try to lead the UP Fighting Maroons to success in UAAP Season 79. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Perasol, Manuel hope to begin winning tradition for UP Maroons

Aug 30, 2016 - 1:14 PM

With a new head coach better support from management and the promise of more consistency UP may finally be on the path of establishing a winning culture

The Gomez De Liano brothers offer hope for UP’s future

Aug 28, 2016 - 7:26 PM

Both players were part of the UAAP juniors Mythical 5 Team in 2015 and will try to help turn the Fighting Maroons fortunes

FilOil: EAC Generals halt UP's two-game winning streak

May 21, 2016 - 4:07 PM

This time around the Emilio Aguinaldo College Generals didn’t wait for the fourth quarter to rally

DLSU steps on gas pedal late to trip UP

Nov 11, 2015 - 7:48 PM

The Green Archers improve to 6 7 and tie defending champion NU Bulldogs at fourth place as the Final Four race tightens

TIED AT 4TH. Jeron Teng hits a game-high 20 points as La Salle ties defending champion NU for fourth place in the standings with a 6-7 record. Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

UP Fighting Maroons rebuilding continues despite elimination

Nov 09, 2015 - 12:16 PM

University of the Philippines 3 9 slate won t get them to the Final Four but they ve already surpassed their win total from the previous two years

SMALL STEPS. Rensy Bajar had nowhere to go but 'UP' with the Fighting Maroons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP footballer Rogie Maglinas determined to win cancer battle

Nov 08, 2015 - 2:56 PM

The promising UP Maroon has been laid low by a pair of cancerous tumors But the winger isn t going down without a fight

BATTLING CANCER. Rogie Maglinas, who lost his sense of smell and is slowly losing is eyesight, is determined to overcome cancer. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

UP-Rah-UP-Rah-UP-(Bala) Rah!

Sep 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Our Maroons lost their games a lot but we continued to have that limpid feeling that in the end everything will be right in the world For UP rules that world

IN PHOTOS: UAAP 78 opening ceremony

Sep 06, 2015 - 5:26 PM

Hosts University of the Philippines put on a splendid opening show including a performance from multi titled dance troupe the UP Pep Squad

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Former UP coach Ramil Cruz dies at 48

Mar 08, 2015 - 3:35 PM

Former University of the Philippines assistant coach and current PBA Technical Director Ramil Cruz died of a mild heart attack in Palawan

Former UP assistant basketball coach Ramil Cruz has died at 48

UP head coaching job to stay vacant until January

Dec 01, 2014 - 8:57 PM

After promising to appoint a new head coach by December 15 the search committee now pleads fore more time due to high volume of applicants

UP Maroons fight to stay positive despite season struggles

Aug 01, 2014 - 2:16 PM

UP head coach Rey Madrid is rallying his squad to not get down on themselves and urges them to stay positive despite piling up losses

UP's Kyles Lao (L) reacts as Ateneo's Chris Newsome (R) looks to go up for a shot. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Romeo shines as Tams escape Maroons

Aug 05, 2012 - 7:06 PM

It was another heartbreaker for the Maroons as they absorbed their 5th loss of the season