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La Salle vet Melecio knows what matters amid virus crisis

Mar 18, 2020 - 10:14 PM

After returning to his hometown in Bukidnon, Aljun Melecio rediscovers his priorities

STILL READY. La Salle standout Aljun Melecio makes sure to stay in shape during the long sports layoff. Photo from UAAP

La Salle outguns Letran, Marinero blasts CEU in D-League debut

Mar 02, 2020 - 7:51 PM

La Salle banks on a balanced scoring attack as the Green Archers give head coach Derrick Pumaren a fitting return to the team

GREEN ARCHERS. Aljun Melecio and La Salle showcase their dangerous form in a blowout win over Letran. Photo from PBA Images


Jermaine Byrd leaves La Salle, pursues other coaching options

Feb 12, 2020 - 5:28 PM

La Salle's American consultant Jermaine Byrd turns down the school's offer to work as a skills coach under new mentor Derrick Pumaren

EXIT. Former La Salle basketball consultant Jermaine Byrd decides to return to the United States. File photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

Evan Nelle wants to 'spread his wings' in move to La Salle

Jan 21, 2020 - 12:43 PM

Evan Nelle seeks growth in the UAAP as he joins the De La Salle Green Archers in Season 84

NEW CHALLENGES. Evan Nelle transfers from San Beda to De La Salle University. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Nelle misses Beda practices amid La Salle transfer rumors

Jan 19, 2020 - 6:06 PM

Months after losing the NCAA crown to Letran, the San Beda Red Lions might also lose a key cog in Evan Nelle

QUESTION MARK. Talks of Even Nelle’s jump from San Beda to La Salle continue to swirl. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

La Salle's Cagulangan set for transfer to UP

Jan 13, 2020 - 4:10 PM

Former NCAA juniors MVP Joel Cagulangan will serve a one-year residency before seeing action for the UP Fighting Maroons in the UAAP

NEW HOME. Joel Cagulangan leaves the La Salle lair. Photo from Chooks-to-Go


A reunion with Derrick Pumaren might be what La Salle needs

Jan 10, 2020 - 2:48 PM

Is Derrick Pumaren too old-school for La Salle? A return to tradition may just work for the Green Archers this time

Derrick Pumaren. Photo from PBA Images

Pumaren magic returns to La Salle amid development flux

Jan 07, 2020 - 1:25 PM

Derrick Pumaren is back at the forefront of the La Salle Green Archers' continued growth

AT HELM. Derrick Pumaren returns to La Salle to lead the Green Archers in Season 83. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP, La Salle banner PBA D-League field

Jan 06, 2020 - 10:19 PM

The UP Fighting Maroons return to the PBA D-League for the first time since 2016

BIG NAME. Kobe Paras is expected to debut in the PBA D-League. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler


Derrick Pumaren tapped as La Salle coach

Jan 06, 2020 - 6:40 PM

(UPDATED) A third Pumaren takes over the reins for the La Salle Green Archers

BACK AT IT? Derrick Pumaren could return to the UAAP. Photo from PBA Images


Danding Cojuangco likely to step down as chief La Salle backer

Oct 30, 2019 - 7:38 PM

As La Salle misses out on the Final Four for the second straight season, the Green Archers may also lose a key supporter

END OF THE ROAD. Andrei Caracut and the Green Archers wind up at 5th place. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

La Salle destroys hapless Adamson to end failed season

Oct 30, 2019 - 2:49 PM

Out of the Final Four for the second straight season, La Salle makes sure to wrap up its campaign with a big triumph

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Byrd praises Serrano's heart despite crucial miss vs UP

Oct 28, 2019 - 11:32 PM

La Salle consultant Jermaine Byrd says he will never blame Encho Serrano, who missed the shot that would have kept the Green Archers' Final Four bid alive

BOUNCE BACK. Encho Serrano has earned the respect and admiration of La Salle consultant Jermaine Byrd. Photo from UAAP


IN PHOTOS: UP vs La Salle – UAAP Season 82, 2nd round

Oct 27, 2019 - 8:44 PM

Check out some photos of the heart-stopping showdown that propels UP back to the Final Four and boots out La Salle

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UP eliminates La Salle, clinches Final Four twice-to-beat

Oct 27, 2019 - 6:41 PM

In another cardiac contest, the UP Fighting Maroons survive a La Salle fightback to secure the No. 2 spot and the semifinal bonus

THRILLER. Kobe Paras and the Maroons put an end to Jamie Malonzo and the Green Archers' Final Four hopes. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Emotional Melecio, Byrd welcome DLSU win amid internal issues

Oct 23, 2019 - 8:49 PM

La Salle guard Aljun Melecio and team consultant Jermaine Byrd get reduced to tears as the Green Archers escape the UST Tigers by the slimmest of margins

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

La Salle survives wild finish vs UST

Oct 23, 2019 - 6:57 PM

In a bizarre ending, the La Salle Green Archers barely escape the UST Tigers to keep their Final Four hopes alive

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Byrd left disappointed by La Salle meltdown in crucial stretch

Oct 21, 2019 - 10:03 PM

The La Salle Green Archers suffer a 21-point blowout to the FEU Tamaraws as they drop out of the Final Four picture

FINGERS CROSSED. Still, Jermaine Byrd remains hopeful the La Salle Green Archers will turn their fortunes around. Photo from UAAP


FEU destroys La Salle to regain 4th spot

Oct 19, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Led by L-Jay Gonzales, Ken Tuffin, and Wendell Comboy, FEU rebounds from its loss to Ateneo for its sixth win

BLOWOUT. Wendell Comboy and FEU deal La Salle a major blow in its Final Four hopes. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Baltazar drops 23-12 in flu game as ailments ravage La Salle

Oct 16, 2019 - 2:22 PM

A flu outbreak hits La Salle but Justine Baltazar still takes over with a monster double-double

NO EXCUSE. Justine Baltazar suits up despite not feeling a hundred percent. Photo release

La Salle exacts revenge on UE for share of 3rd

Oct 16, 2019 - 12:28 PM

Needing a crucial win, the La Salle Green Archers turn back the UE Red Warriors this time to force a three-way logjam at the 3rd spot

COMPOSURE. Justine Baltazar and the Green Archers show end-game poise to slip past John Apacible and the Red Warriors. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Ateneo vs La Salle – UAAP Season 82, 2nd round

Oct 13, 2019 - 8:46 PM

Check out some photos of the rivalry showdown where Ateneo pulls through despite a strong challenge from La Salle

SPARKPLUG. Adrian Wong unloads Ateneo’s first 8 points on the way to finishing a game-high 18 points on a 4-of-7 clip from beyond the arc. Photo release

Ateneo sweeps rival La Salle to clinch Final Four berth

Oct 13, 2019 - 2:57 PM

A machine-like Ateneo squad turns back La Salle to stay unbeaten in 10 games

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs La Salle – UAAP Season 82 round 2

Oct 11, 2019 - 8:03 PM

Sparks fly whenever these two rivals meet, so this weekend's showdown between the Ateneo Blue Eagles and the La Salle Green Archers will certainly be no exception

La Salle's Baltazar works way to UAAP Player of the Week plum

Oct 07, 2019 - 4:18 PM

Justine Baltazar submits a rare 25-25 performance as the La Salle Green Archers dismantle the NU Bulldogs

ROUT. Justine Baltazar and the La Salle Green Archers open the second round of Season 82 on a winning note. Photo from UAAP


La Salle sweeps NU as Baltazar records 25-25 game

Oct 06, 2019 - 4:18 PM

After an erratic start to the season, La Salle kicks off its second-round campaign with a demolition of NU

STEADY CLIMB. Justine Baltazar and the La Salle Green Archers rise to a share of 3rd place.Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

No more horseplay for La Salle’s Encho Serrano

Oct 04, 2019 - 5:13 PM

A more focused Encho Serrano proves his worth in La Salle’s deep lineup

FOCUSED. La Salle guard Encho Serrano says he's determined to sustain his solid play after a breakthrough performance against UST. Photo release

It takes time: La Salle teases, UST learns important lesson

Sep 28, 2019 - 9:29 PM

Beyond the numbers, the La Salle-UST showdown displays the potential of the Green Archers and the learning curve of the Growling Tigers

SENSATIONAL. La Sslle's Encho Serrano finally shows his wares. Photo release

IN PHOTOS: La Salle vs UST – UAAP Season 82, 1st round

Sep 28, 2019 - 5:36 PM

Check out some game photos of La Salle's key win over UST that helped the Green Archers stay in the middle of the pack

Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

La Salle gets crucial bounce-back win over UST

Sep 28, 2019 - 4:25 PM

Smarting from a recent heartbreak, the La Salle Green Archers go all out this time to dominate the UST Tigers

FOCUSED. Jamie Malonzo and the Green Archers make sure there won't be any more meltdown against the UST Tigers. Photo release

UAAP badminton: NU nails top playoffs seed

Sep 28, 2019 - 3:52 PM

The NU Bulldogs secure the No. 1 spot and semifinal bonus after pinning a first loss on the La Salle Green Shuttlers

VETERANS. Keeyan Gabuelo and Solomon Padiz Jr secure the doubles match for the NU Bulldogs. Photo release

La Salle fumbles to UP: From a statement to 'sayang'

Sep 26, 2019 - 6:55 PM

UP didn't exactly steal the game, La Salle just gave it away

HEARTBREAKER. Aljun Melecio and the Green Archers blow their chance to get a win streak going. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ricci Rivero takes booing in stride, calls La Salle his 'second home'

Sep 26, 2019 - 5:10 PM

'No hard feelings... I used to give everything I’ve got for them,' says UP's Ricci Rivero after playing his first game against former team La Salle

OTHER SIDE. Former La Salle player Ricci Rivero helps the UP Maroons get the upper hand over this former team. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Banged-up Juan GDL relieved after game-winner

Sep 25, 2019 - 9:48 PM

'People don’t know I’ve been really working hard to get back in shape, just to get my rhythm back,' says UP game hero Juan Gomez de Liaño

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: UP vs La Salle – UAAP Season 82, 1st round

Sep 25, 2019 - 8:02 PM

Check out some photos of the UP Fighting Maroons' thrilling escape over the La Salle Green Archers

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Juan GDL hits game-winner in UP thriller over La Salle

Sep 25, 2019 - 6:28 PM

The UP Fighting Maroons survive another heart-stopper as Juan Gomez de Liaño knocks in a clutch triple against the La Salle Green Archers

Caracut shrugs off doubters amid La Salle’s early struggles

Sep 25, 2019 - 10:16 AM

Still smarting from criticisms, La Salle team captain Andrei Caracut wants the Green Archers to 'forget the outside noise'

FOCUSED. Andrei Caracut wants the Green Archers to rise above the pressure. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: La Salle vs Adamson – UAAP Season 82, 1st round

Sep 21, 2019 - 8:24 PM

Check out some game photos of La Salle's thrilling triumph over Adamson

UAAP Season 82 Men's Basketball: Adamson (Dark) vs La Salle (Light). Photo courtesy of UAAP photo release

Caracut comes up clutch as La Salle slips past Adamson

Sep 21, 2019 - 6:58 PM

The La Salle Green Archers lean on veteran Andrei Caracut to halt a worrying skid at the expense of the Adamson Falcons

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Byrd not hitting panic button as Green Archers slip to 7th

Sep 20, 2019 - 10:09 AM

Ranked near-bottom midway into the first round, the La Salle Green Archers believe they have enough talent to turn things around

BOUNCE BACK. New recruit Jamie Malonzo, who averages a double-double for La Salle, tries to pair his numbers with a win next time. Photo release

IN PHOTOS: FEU vs La Salle – UAAP Season 82, 1st round

Sep 18, 2019 - 10:24 PM

Check out some snaps of the FEU Tamaraws' commanding victory over the La Salle Green Archers

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FEU bounces back over reeling La Salle

Sep 18, 2019 - 6:09 PM

Led by Wendell Comboy, the FEU Tamaraws stay in full control against a rallying La Salle side

POISED. Wendell Comboy and the FEU Tamaraws hold off a rallying La Salle squad. Photo release

Get to know La Salle's 3 one-and-done Fil-foreign recruits

Sep 17, 2019 - 8:55 AM

Meet Jamie Malonzo, Keys Meeker and James Laput, the standout recruits reinforcing La Salle for just one season

REINFORCEMENT. La Salle's trio of one-and-done players bring their US college basketball experience to the UAAP. Photo release

Lucky shot: Suerte knocks in game-winner as UE shocks La Salle

Sep 14, 2019 - 4:14 PM

Rey Suerte buries two clutch three-pointers in the dying seconds as the UE Red Warriors pick up their first win over the La Salle Green Archers

WAXING HOT. Rey Suerte leads the UE Red Warriors to their first win of the season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle needs to handle pressure better, says coach

Sep 14, 2019 - 1:18 PM

The Green Archers try to show more endgame poise against the Red Warriors

COMPOSURE. James Pado and the Green Archers target a second straight triumph. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Baltazar, Malonzo tower over NU as La Salle completes escape act

Sep 11, 2019 - 3:00 PM

After blowing a huge lead, the La Salle Green Archers hold on by the slimmest of margins against the NU Bulldogs

SCARE. Justine Baltazar's Green Archers avert an upset just in time against Dave Ildefonso's Bulldogs. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler   Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rivero happy for good friend Paraiso’s return after La Salle fallout

Sep 11, 2019 - 11:59 AM

After a controversial departure from La Salle, Brent Paraiso and Ricci Rivero just feel glad they're back in the UAAP

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UAAP Season 82: Team standings, scores

Sep 09, 2019 - 5:37 PM

Check out the team standings and game results in the UAAP Season 82 men's basketball tournament

La Salle on the right path, but Ateneo still the UAAP standard

Sep 09, 2019 - 10:35 AM

Ateneo may be dominating but this season’s La Salle squad shows the talent and cocky style of play that used to catapult the Green Archers to the Final Four

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Despite opening loss, Byrd likes La Salle's UAAP chances

Sep 09, 2019 - 8:16 AM

La Salle's active consultant Jermaine Byrd remains optimistic of the Green Archers' UAAP Season 82 campaign

RETOOLED. La Salle flashes a new coaching staff composed of active consultant Jermaine Byrd (left) and head coach Gian Nazario. Photo from release