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Enderun pulls off shocker, kicks UST off D-League playoffs

May 23, 2019 - 6:59 PM

Also-ran Enderun pushes UST to a five-way tie that dropped the Tigers out of playoff contention due to an inferior quotient

GAME HERO. Brandon Chauca erupts for 31 points to power Enderun’s surprise stand against UST. Photo from PBA Images

Not just UAAP queens, Ateneo Lady Eagles also Twitter champions

May 22, 2019 - 7:36 PM

Four Lady Eagles claim spots in the list of top 5 mentioned players on Twitter during the UAAP Season 81 women's volleyball finals

TWEET GALORE. (From left to right) Ateneo's Jules Samonte, Kat Tolentino, Bea de Leon, and Maddie Madayag, and UST's Sisi Rondina were the most talked about players on Twitter in the UAAP Season 81 women's volleyball finals. Photos by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler and Josh Albelda/Rappler


FilOil: San Sebastian survives UST in thriller; NU drubs JRU

May 21, 2019 - 8:00 PM

The Stags hold off the Tigers' huge comeback bid behind the trio of RK Ilagan, JM Calma and Allyn Bulanadi

DOWN TO THE WIRE. Mark Nonoy and the Tigers roar back from 16 points down but fall short in the final stretch against the Stags. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Graduating Rondina tells Tigresses: 'Love UST the way I love UST'

May 19, 2019 - 10:48 PM

Although UST suffered another UAAP finals heartbreak, high-leaping star Sisi Rondina says the Tigresses should stay the course

LEAVING A LEGEND. Sisi Rondina leaves a big imprint on the UST Golden Tigresses. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


UST coach sees silver lining despite UAAP volleyball finals heartbreak

May 19, 2019 - 3:46 PM

Improving from 7th to 2nd place, the UST Golden Tigresses have accomplished so much in Season 81

PASSING THE TORCH. Eye Laure is expected to lead the UST Golden Tigresses as Sisi Rondina graduates. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Ateneo gets last laugh after title win: 'People counted us out'

May 18, 2019 - 8:03 PM

Looking back, Ateneo coach Oliver Almadro says the Lady Eagles needed the Game 1 loss and the warranted doubt to push their title drive

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

#LiveTheDreamAteneo trends worldwide as Ateneo captures UAAP volleyball crown

May 18, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Fans also tweet their appreciation for graduating players, including team captain and Finals MVP Bea de Leon

Ateneo breaks UST’s heart, reclaims UAAP volleyball crown

May 18, 2019 - 5:10 PM

(UPDATED) Banking on what they do best, the Ateneo Lady Eagles dominate the UST Golden Tigresses to recapture the title after 4 seasons

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs UST - UAAP Season 81 Volleyball Finals Game 3

May 17, 2019 - 3:59 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles and the UST Golden Tigresses go at it one last time for the UAAP crown

No regrets for MVP Rondina after losing in front of family

May 16, 2019 - 4:16 PM

Sisi Rondina's family finally sees how the UST star gets showered with so much love and support on court, win or lose

GRATEFUL. The Tigresses may have failed to wrap up the title series, but Sisi Rondina still feels grateful that her family from Cebu finally gets to watch her play. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo stays alive vs UST, forces title rubbermatch

May 15, 2019 - 6:36 PM

(UPDATED) Rediscovering their fire, the Ateneo Lady Eagles make sure there’s no championship party yet for the UST Golden Tigresses

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs UST - UAAP Season 81 Volleyball Finals Game 2

May 14, 2019 - 4:29 PM

Looking to become the new volleyball queens, the UST Tigresses try to finish off the Ateneo Lady Eagles for good in Game 2 on Wednesday, May 15

UST, Ateneo supporters working to bring Sisi Rondina family for Game 2

May 12, 2019 - 7:05 PM

It's not just for the star Tigress, though, as the families of veterans Alina Bicar and Dimdim Pacres are also set to witness them play live

WITHIN ARM'S REACH. Sisi Rondina is one win away from her first UAAP indoor volleyball championship. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


MVP mode: Rondina laser-focused in straight-set drubbing of Ateneo

May 11, 2019 - 8:07 PM

The Queen Tigress leaves no doubt she deserves to win the league’s highest individual honor

ROARING RONDINA. UST skipper Sisi Rondina shows the feisty form that rubs off on the rest of the Tigresses. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST stuns Ateneo in straight sets, nears 1st title in a decade

May 11, 2019 - 5:43 PM

(UPDATED) An unstoppable Sisi Rondina powers the UST Growling Tigresses to a 1-0 series lead over the Ateneo Lady Eagles in the UAAP women’s volleyball finals

UST strikes gold as Rondina bags MVP, Laure nets Rookie of the Year

May 10, 2019 - 6:23 PM

Even before the UAAP title series kicks off, the UST Golden Tigresses get a couple of good news

TWIN WINS. UST stars Sisi Rondina and Eya Laure capture this season’s top individual awards. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs UST - UAAP Season 81 Volleyball Finals Game 1

May 10, 2019 - 3:57 PM

A historic championship battle unfolds on Saturday, May 11, as Ateneo and UST fight for the women's volleyball crown for the first time

GAME SCHEDULE: UAAP Season 81 Women's Volleyball Finals

May 09, 2019 - 9:59 AM

A new champion will be crowned as Ateneo and UST battle in the UAAP Season 81 women's volleyball best-of-three finals series

Che'Lu pulls plug on UST to keep playoff bid alive in D-League

May 06, 2019 - 6:43 PM

The Revellers deny the Tigers an early entry to the playoffs

STRUGGLING. Che'Lu hands UST its second loss in the last 3 games. Photo from PBA Images


Super rookie Laure leads UST to first finals in 8 seasons

May 06, 2019 - 1:20 PM

UST ends La Salle's 10-year finals streak in UAAP women's volleyball with the power-hitting Eya Laure rising to the occasion

NO PAIN, NO GAIN. Eya Laure plays through an injured left knee to send the UST Golden Tigresses back to the finals. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler


UST downs La Salle dynasty, nails first title berth in 8 seasons

May 05, 2019 - 6:43 PM

The Golden Tigresses dethrone the Lady Spikers in 5 sets to clinch the first UAAP championship berth

BACK AT IT. Eya Laure and the UST Tigresses get the job done against the La Salle Lady Spikers. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: UST vs DLSU - UAAP Season 81 Volleyball Final Four

May 04, 2019 - 7:45 PM

UST vies for its first championship berth in 8 seasons versus defending champion La Salle on Sunday, May 5

GAME SCHEDULE: UAAP Season 81 Volleyball Final Four

May 02, 2019 - 2:03 PM

Expect the last 4 teams standing to go all out as they battle for UAAP championship berths

Relentless Rondina praises UST young guns in La Salle stunner

May 01, 2019 - 7:51 PM

As UST bids to dethrone La Salle, captain Sisi Rondina vows to lead her young teammates in the Final Four

ALL OUT. Sisi Rondina takes her leadership role to heart. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST stuns La Salle, seizes twice-to-beat semis bonus

May 01, 2019 - 5:58 PM

The UST Tigresses clinch the twice-to-beat Final Four advantage for the first time after 8 seasons

STEADY. Sisi Rondina and the UST Tigresses stay poised in the crucial playoff duel against the La Salle Lady Spikers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle, UST dispute twice-to-beat semis bonus

May 01, 2019 - 12:47 PM

The defending champion Lady Spikers and the Tigresses clash in a playoff for the No. 2 spot and the last Final Four incentive

ANYBODY’S GAME. La Salle and UST head into the playoff with even chances. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Powerhouses Ateneo, UST make quick work of foes in D-League

Apr 29, 2019 - 6:26 PM

Thirdy Ravena shows the way for the Blue Eagles while Soulemane Chabi Yo takes charge for the Growling Tigers

PILING IT UP. Thirdy Ravena and the Ateneo Blue Eagles notch their eighth win. Photo from PBA Images


UST, Air Force triumph in BVR on Tour

Apr 28, 2019 - 11:34 PM

UST completes a 5-0 sweep of the tournament for the women's crown while Air Force clinches its third straight men's title

SAND QUEENS. Babylove Barbon and Gen Eslapor rule the Dumaguete Open of the BVR on Tour. Photo from BVR


UST keeps twice-to-beat hopes alive at NU’s expense

Apr 27, 2019 - 4:16 PM

The UST Golden Tigresses stay in the hunt for the remaining twice-to-beat advantage in the Final Four

SOLID. The UST Tigresses get the job done against the NU Lady Bulldogs to boost their bid for the No. 2 spot. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UST vies to stay in UAAP semis bonus hunt

Apr 27, 2019 - 2:00 PM

The Golden Tigresses try to stay in the running for the remaining twice-to-beat Final Four advantage

CRUCIAL. Sisi Rondina and the UST Tigresses go for a crucial win against the NU Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

WATCH: Does UST's Sisi Rondina want to win MVP?

Apr 16, 2019 - 5:40 PM

University of Santo Tomas stalwart Sisi Rondina reacts to the crowd's MVP chants

MVP BET. Sisi Rondina is always on fire to savor every game of her last year in the UAAP. Photo by Alvin Go/Rappler

Rondina guides UST back to Final Four, wins UAAP Player of the Week

Apr 15, 2019 - 4:57 PM

The graduating hitter fulfills her promise of bringing the Golden Tigresses to greater heights in her swan song

CHERRY BOMB. Sisi Rondina scatters a combined 41 points for UST in back-to-back sweeps of UP and FEU. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


UST dominates FEU, boosts bid for twice-to-beat semis bonus

Apr 14, 2019 - 6:40 PM

(UPDATED) The Golden Tigresses exact revenge on the Lady Tamaraws while fueling their chances to clinch a top two seat

File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Men’s volleyball: League leaders NU, FEU continue to roll

Apr 14, 2019 - 5:47 PM

The Bulldogs extend their winning streak against the Tigers as the Tamaraws overpower the Fighting Maroons

STREAKING. The NU Bulldogs continue an 11-game winning streak. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST, FEU dispute Final Four berth as UP vies to stay alive

Apr 14, 2019 - 1:09 PM

UST and FEU inch closer to the UAAP semifinals as UP figures in a must-win game against NU

ROLLING ON. The FEU Lady Tamaraws are one of the teams vying for the Final Four slot. File Photo

UST eyes perfect finale for Rondina

Apr 10, 2019 - 8:50 PM

The Golden Tigresses aim to give high-flying senior Sisi Rondina a winning send-off

PERFECT EXIT. Sisi Rondina wants to make her UAAP exit the most memorable one. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Playoff-bound UST pushes UP to brink of elimination

Apr 10, 2019 - 5:46 PM

(UPDATED) As UST and FEU clinch playoff berths, UP moves to the brink of bidding goodbye to the Final Four

GETTING CLOSER. Sisi Rondina and UST inch closer to their goal of returning to the Final Four. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Men’s volleyball: Ateneo, Adamson punch Final Four tickets

Apr 10, 2019 - 2:47 PM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles and Adamson Soaring Falcons complete the UAAP men's volleyball semifinal cast

RETURN. The Ateneo Blue Eagles are back in the Final Four. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST, UP continue playoff fight as FEU looks to avoid spoilers

Apr 10, 2019 - 1:38 PM

A UST sweep of UP will be detrimental to the Lady Maroons' Final Four chances

FINAL FOUR BATTLE. Contenders UST and UP  enter another crucial match. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST rookie Ysa Jimenez breaks out of comfort zone

Apr 06, 2019 - 8:42 PM

Ysa Jimenez delivers a breakout game to highlight the depth of UST's 13-woman lineup

REVELATION. Ysa Jimenez is aiming to continue her hot momentum. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UST knocks out UE from playoff contention

Apr 06, 2019 - 3:45 PM

(UPDATED) The UST Golden Tigresses break away from a three-way tie to cruise to solo 3rd

ON TRACK. The Golden Tigresses hold a solo third spot in the UAAP Season 81 Volleyball tournament. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Men’s volleyball: Adamson soars over UST; Ateneo drubs UP

Apr 06, 2019 - 2:36 PM

Adamson and Ateneo pull off key wins to prop up their Final Four bids

SOARING HIGH. The Adamson Soaring Falcons conquer the skidding UST Tiger Spikers. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP, FEU break logjam as UST vies to stay on track

Apr 06, 2019 - 12:38 PM

Locked in a three-way tie, UP, FEU and UST fight to stay inside the top 4

CRUCIAL. UP and FEU dispute for a spot in the Final Four. 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

Swag back: La Salle gets revenge over UST

Mar 31, 2019 - 7:05 PM

(UPDATED) It's sweet vengeance for La Salle as the defending champion Lady Spikers rally past the UST Tigresses

GETTING EVEN. Desiree Cheng (center) and the reigning champion La Salle Lady Spikers prove why they’re not a team to mess with. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Men’s volleyball: FEU adds to UST’s misery; DLSU blasts UE

Mar 31, 2019 - 1:16 PM

The FEU Tamaraws bounce back from a first loss against the skidding UST Tigers

REBOUND. The FEU Tamaraws get back on the winning track. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST aims for La Salle sweep as Adamson, NU vie to snap skids

Mar 31, 2019 - 12:27 PM

The UST Golden Tigresses look to prove they can dominate reigning champion La Salle once again

HIGH MOMENTUM. League No. 2 UST hopes to prove that they can defeat the defending champions again. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UST Publishing House to unveil 17 titles in Grand Book Launch

Mar 29, 2019 - 1:04 PM

Titles to be launched will be sold at a discount

UST bounces back with 'silent killer' Viray

Mar 28, 2019 - 5:35 PM

'Definitely confidence booster siya, pero marami pang kulang,' UST's Caitlin Viray says after a career-high performance

BEST GAME. Caitlin Viray plays her best game yet in the UAAP women's volleyball tournament. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UST completes elims sweep of Adamson

Mar 27, 2019 - 3:22 PM

(UPDATED) Dragged to a five-setter in their first meeting, UST flashes its dominance to make quick work of Adamson this time

CRUISING. The UST Tigresses coast to their sixth victory. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler