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Cebuano footballers make their presence felt in UAAP

May 13, 2017 - 5:13 PM

Players bring their skills from Cebu to the main college league in Manila making adjustments while adding their own flavor to the game

QUEEN CITY TO METRO MANILA. Mark Arranguez (L) and Dominique Canonigo of FEU are two of the Cebuano players to make an impact in the UAAP this past season. Photo from Facebook

UAAP Football: Gayoso has his moment as Ateneo's men seal the deal

May 08, 2017 - 6:24 PM

Jarvey Gayoso has his breakout moment in UAAP while La Salle s return to the championship marks the peak of women s football

CHAMPION. The Ateneo Blue Eagles celebrate their UAAP title. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Hard work, hard lessons led La Salle to women’s volleyball two-peat

May 08, 2017 - 10:00 AM

After a slow start to Season 79 the Lady Spikers were the last team left standing in UAAP women s volleyball

BACK-TO-BACK. An early season loss to the UP Lady Maroons served as a wake-up for the DLSU Lady Spikers, compelling the team to step their game up. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Unbeaten La Salle crowned UAAP women's football champs

May 07, 2017 - 8:42 PM

DLSU defeats UST 3 1 to win the Season 79 women s football title

CHAMPS. La Salle takes home the women's football title for UAAP Season 79. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo reclaims crown in UAAP Season 79 football

May 07, 2017 - 5:25 PM

UPDATED Star striker Jarvey Gayoso provides fire power for the Blue Eagles as he scores the only goal of the match in the 39th minute

CELEBRATION. The celebration is on as Ateneo reclaims the UAAP football crown. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

MVP Baron played for teammates, Lasallian community – not to prove self

May 07, 2017 - 3:11 PM

For Baron the MVP plum was an additional reward for the amazing season that was

CHAMPS. Mary Joy Baron, this season's MVP, raises her hand in celebration of La Salle's latest championship. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jia Morado foregoes final year of eligibility with Ateneo Lady Eagles

May 06, 2017 - 11:38 PM

The Ateneo setter says she s graduating from school and will graduate from the team as well

SIGNING OFF. 'I want to move on to a new chapter in my life,' says Jia Morado. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: La Salle Lady Spikers clinch second straight UAAP title

May 06, 2017 - 10:10 PM

Tears of joy and sorrow were shed at Smart Araneta Coliseum as the Lady Spikers complete the series sweep over the Lady Eagles

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle secures back-to-back titles after sweeping Ateneo

May 06, 2017 - 6:47 PM

UPDATED The Lady Spikers outlast the Lady Eagles in 5 sets to win their second straight women s volleyball title

BACK-TO-BACK. DLSU wins the UAAP Season 79 women's volleyball title after sweeping the Ateneo Lady Eagles. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Blue Eagles complete 3-peat of men's volleyball title

May 06, 2017 - 3:27 PM

Ateneo outlasts NU in 5 sets to win the Season 79 title

UNDEFEATED. The Ateneo Blue Eagles men's volleyball team finishes the Season 79 tournament undefeated from beginning to end. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

How Majoy Baron beat out Morente, Santiago in UAAP MVP race

May 05, 2017 - 8:13 PM

The UAAP issues a statement clarifying how they named Mary Joy Baron the Season 79 MVP

LIVE BLOG: ADMU Lady Eagles vs DLSU Lady Spikers - UAAP Season 79 Finals Game 2

May 05, 2017 - 3:31 PM

Bookmark this page to get live updates from Game 2 of the UAAP Finals

Desiree Cheng steps up for La Salle in comeback year

May 05, 2017 - 3:23 PM

Cheng found motivation in Game 1 as her father flew in from Taiwan to watch her and the Lady Spikers in the UAAP Finals

BACK IN GREEN. Desiree Cheng has made up for missed time by finishing in the top 20 of scoring this season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo, FEU seal finals showdown in UAAP Season 79 football

May 04, 2017 - 10:20 PM

Jarvey Gayoso carries Ateneo to a semifinals victory over UST while FEU defeats the defending champions UP

CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWDOWN. There will be a new UAAP champion as FEU and Ateneo clash for the men's title. File photos

DLSU's Mary Joy Baron wins UAAP 79 MVP

May 03, 2017 - 3:32 PM

The fourth year middle blocker wins the honor 4 years after ex La Salle stars Ara Galang and Aby Maraño shared the award

MVP. Mary Joy Baron is named UAAP MVP for Season 79. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DLSU Lady Spikers outlast Ateneo Lady Eagles to take Game 1 of UAAP Finals

May 02, 2017 - 6:46 PM

UPDATED The Lady Spikers move one win away from successfully defending their crown

FIRST BLOOD. The DLSU Lady Spikers finish off the Ateneo Lady Eagles in 4 sets to draw first blood in their best-of-3 UAAP Finals series. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: ADMU Lady Eagles vs DLSU Lady Spikers - UAAP Season 79 Finals Game 1

May 02, 2017 - 1:39 PM

Bookmark this page to get live updates from Game 1 of the UAAP Finals

Ateneo Lady Eagles on UAAP Finals vs La Salle: 'Bilog ang bola'

Apr 30, 2017 - 12:45 PM

The storied rivalry between the two squads will soon open a much awaited 6th straight chapter

REMATCH. Jia Morado and the rest of the Ateneo Lady Eagles will duke it out against rivals DLSU Lady Spikers in a rematch of last year's UAAP Finals. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

After emotional UAAP exit, FEU’s Remy Palma still has more to give

Apr 28, 2017 - 11:22 AM

Remy Palma s leadership qualities and the respect her teammates have for her may serve her well as a coach one day

GRADUATING TIME. After her final game in the UAAP, Remy Palma didn't conceal her emotions as she looked back at the what could-have-beens of her final year of representing the Morayta crew. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Despite Final Four exit, UST Tigresses walk away with heads held high

Apr 27, 2017 - 2:13 AM

While a loss is a loss the Tigresses opt to maintain a positive disposition as they close this year’s UAAP chapter

POSITIVE. The UST Golden Tigresses bow out of the UAAP Season 79 Final Four but remain positive about their accomplishments this year. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

SCHEDULE: UAAP Season 79 volleyball finals

Apr 25, 2017 - 11:05 PM

Check out the schedule for the UAAP volleyball finals

DLSU Lady Spikers back in UAAP Finals, defeat UST in 4 sets

Apr 22, 2017 - 6:35 PM

The Lady Spikers return to the UAAP Finals after putting away the Golden Tigresses in 4 sets

FINALS RETURN. The DLSU Lady Spikers await the winner of the other semifinals matchup between Ateneo and FEU. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Welcome to Kim Fajardo’s last dance

Apr 22, 2017 - 3:56 AM

Kim Fajardo isn t thinking too far ahead as her last Final Four begins But she admits she ll miss everyone when it s all over

FINAL FINAL FOUR. Kim Fajardo says she doesn't get emotional when she thinks about ending her 5-year career as a Lady Spiker; the thought motivates her more to go out on top. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

With Final Four in sight, the UST Tigresses refuse to settle

Apr 21, 2017 - 10:37 AM

Hindi kami nakukuntento Hopefully makasabay kami doon sa top two teams says UST coach Kungfu Reyes

BACK IN THE FINAL FOUR. UST had waited 4 years to make it back to the Final Four, and they intend to stick around as long as they can. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU stays alive, faces twice-to-beat NU in UAAP men’s volley semis

Apr 19, 2017 - 5:04 PM

FEU eliminates fourth seed UST in straight sets

ON TO THE SEMIS. FEU moves on to the UAAP stepladder semifinals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP 79 Final Four preview: Ateneo Lady Eagles vs FEU Lady Tamaraws

Apr 16, 2017 - 12:34 PM

Ateneo s offensive power will try to break through FEU s sturdy defensive wall as the Lady Eagles meet the Lady Tamaraws in the UAAP Season 79 semis

TOUGH SWEEP. Ateneo defeated FEU in their two meetings this season, but it was far from easy. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Graduating Lady Maroons leave behind a legacy of 'UPrising' and a braver team

Apr 14, 2017 - 3:14 PM

Kathy Bersola Nicole Tiamzon and Princess Gaiser helped see UP rise from cellar dwellers to Final Four contenders during their time on the court

Kathy Bersola, like libero Princess Gaiser, will continue her studies towards becoming a doctor. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP 79 Final Four Preview: DLSU Lady Spikers vs UST Golden Tigresses

Apr 13, 2017 - 5:00 PM

How do the two teams match up? Take a look at the stats and storylines ahead of the Final Four

SEMIS SHOWDOWN. The defending champion La Salle have twice-to-beat advantage against UST. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles’ rookie Jules Samonte finds big break in rivalry win

Apr 09, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Jules Samonte filled in well for the resting Jhoana Maraguinot pitching in a career high 10 markers on 9 attacks in a win over rivals La Salle

NEWCOMER. Rookie Jules Samonte set aside her jitters and delivered in a big way for the Lady Eagles. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

SCHEDULE: UAAP Season 79 Volleyball Final Four

Apr 09, 2017 - 12:31 PM

With just 4 teams left in both the women s and men s divisions find out when and where each game will take place

Ateneo Blue Eagles’ historic elims sweep leads to Finals berth

Apr 09, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Ateneo s men s volleyball team finishes 14 0 to advance to the championship round

SWEEP. Rex Intal and the Ateneo men's team will await the winner of the step-ladder playoffs in the finals after sweeping the elimination rounds. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles repeat over rivals DLSU to clinch top seed

Apr 08, 2017 - 6:29 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles defeat the DLSU Lady Spikers in 4 sets as the Final Four picture is finalized

TRIUMPHANT. The Ateneo Lady Eagles will now face the FEU Lady Tamaraws in the Final Four, while the second-seed DLSU Lady Spikers will face the UST Golden Tigresses. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST Tigresses book last semis seat, eliminate Lady Bulldogs

Apr 08, 2017 - 3:19 PM

UST outlasts NU in a 5 set match to earn a spot in the Final Four

GOLDEN MOMENT. The University of Santo Tomas Golden Tigresses have made the UAAP Final Four after 4 years of coming up short. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rivalry continues as Lady Eagles, Lady Spikers prepare for round two battle

Apr 07, 2017 - 2:41 PM

Both teams have already secured twice to beat advantages in the Final Four but pride and momentum are at stake when they meet this Saturday

REVENGE OR REPEAT. The DLSU Lady Spikers lost their first meeting with the Ateneo Lady Spikers but have been unbeaten in the second round. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU Lady Tamaraws clinch Final Four seat, eliminate UP

Apr 05, 2017 - 6:02 PM

FEU is guaranteed a spot in the Final Four while UP s Final Four dreams have ended

TAMARAW STAMPEDE. FEU ends the Lady Maroons' Final Four dreams while keeping their own alive. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

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

UST’s Sisi Rondina draws inspiration from reunion with OFW mom

Apr 03, 2017 - 5:30 PM

Apart from giving back to the UST community Rondina all smiles on and off the court has found the biggest inspiration for her to keep going

INSPIRED. Sisi Rondina is inspired by her mother's return from overseas after 14 years. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST Tigresses sweep Lady Maroons to secure playoff spot for Final Four

Apr 02, 2017 - 5:46 PM

UP will now face FEU in a do or die match to enter the semifinals

GOLDEN MOMENT. The University of Santo Tomas Golden Tigresses have successfully seized at least a playoff for a Final Four spot. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles sweep UE, set up battle for top seed against La Salle

Apr 02, 2017 - 3:42 PM

Ateneo make quick work and now head towards a pivotal second round rematch with the DLSU Lady Spikers

COLLISION COURSE. Ateneo's second round rematch with the Lady Spikers will have high stakes as control of the top seed is at stake. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU Lady Tamaraws stay alive, defeat NU in straight sets

Apr 01, 2017 - 5:45 PM

UPDATED Following the crucial match the two squads now share a win loss slate of 7 6

STILL ALIVE. The FEU Lady Tamaraws are still alive in the Final Four race. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DLSU Lady Spikers remain unbeaten in second round, sweep Adamson for solo lead

Apr 01, 2017 - 3:38 PM

Jema Galanza returns for Adamson but the defending champions still have too much for the Lady Falcons

ON TOP. The defending champions are now on top of the UAAP women's volleyball standings. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Missing gem: Jema Galanza’s absence is felt by the young Adamson Lady Falcons

Apr 01, 2017 - 1:58 PM

As team captain Jema Galanza roots for her teammates from afar it becomes clear how big she is in the Lady Falcons’ big picture puzzle

MISSING PIECE. Team captain Jema Galanza is sorely missed by the Adamson Lady Falcons. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DLSU Lady Spikers secure twice-to-beat advantage with sweep of UST

Mar 29, 2017 - 6:18 PM

DLSU will have twice to beat advantage in the semifinals after their tight sweep of the Golden Tigresses

CLINCHED. The defending champions have secured twice-to-beat advantage heading into the Final Four. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU Lady Tamaraws keep Final Four hopes alive, down UE in straight sets

Mar 29, 2017 - 4:06 PM

With the sweep FEU now moves to a 6 6 win loss record while the Lady Warriors settle for 1 11

STILL ALIVE. FEU will have to snatch victories in its remaining elimination games for a chance to clinch a playoff spot for the Final Four. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Race to UAAP Final Four: Who will make it to the top?

Mar 28, 2017 - 1:51 PM

Rappler takes a look at the 4 remaining teams looking to punch in a Final Four appearance for Season 79

UP Lady Maroons bolster Final Four campaign with takedown of NU

Mar 26, 2017 - 5:43 PM

Both teams now have a 7 5 record as the Lady Bulldogs lose in the absence of their head coach

BIG WIN. The UP Lady Maroons strengthened their bid for the Final Four with a win over the NU Lady Bulldogs. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles cruise past Adamson to move closer to twice-to-beat advantage

Mar 26, 2017 - 3:32 PM

The Lady Eagles remain the top seed with a win loss slate of 10 2 while Adamson has listed its 12th straight loss of the season

CLOSER. The Ateneo Lady Eagles are inching closer to the twice-to-beat advantage. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST Tigresses outlast FEU Lady Tamaraws to boost Final Four bid

Mar 25, 2017 - 6:37 PM

UPDATED The Tigresses now share a win loss record of 7 4 with National University while FEU drops to a 5 6 slate

7-4. UST climbs to a 7-4 record after overcoming FEU in the second round. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DLSU Lady Spikers advance to Final Four with sweep of UE

Mar 25, 2017 - 3:51 PM

DLSU becomes the second team so far to clinch a spot in the Final Four

PIVOTAL WIN. The defending champions got the job done as expected against the struggling UE Red Warriors. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lady Bulldogs step up to the plate after Gorayeb’s ‘silent suspension’

Mar 23, 2017 - 4:49 PM

After benching Gayle Valdez and Joni Chavez for their lackluster outing against UE the Lady Bulldogs handed league leaders Ateneo their second loss of the season

BULLDOGS ON PARADE. Jaja Santiago and the Lady Bulldogs showed their merit by once again beating the league-leading Lady Eagles. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler