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PVL: Motolite charges; Adamson trips UST in Collegiate finals opener

Oct 09, 2019 - 11:13 PM

Motolite stops the streaking Petro Gazz as Adamson draws first blood against UST in Game 1 of the Collegiate Conference finals

UPSET. Motolite Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Choco Mucho shuts down Motolite, Petro Gazz blanks Chef’s Classics

Oct 02, 2019 - 10:10 PM

Bang Pineda's phenomenal floor defense keeps Choco Mucho's streak alive, while Petro Gazz secures its 8th win of the conference

SAVING GRACE. Bang Pineda's excellent floor defense lifts Choco Mucho to its fourth straight win in the 2019 PVL Open Conference. Photo from release

UAAP beach volleyball: UST on track in double title defense

Oct 02, 2019 - 4:35 PM

The UST beach volleyball teams remain undefeated in the UAAP Season 82 beach volleyball tournament

TITLE DEFENSE. UST's Babylove Barbon powers the Golden Tigresses to a perfect 7-0 record at the end of the eliminations. Photo from release

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

La Salle aims NU conquest as UST looks to bounce back vs Adamson

Mar 27, 2019 - 1:27 PM

Reigning champion La Salle tries to avoid another upset while UST vies to get back on track

VETERAN PRESENCE. La Salle's veterans need to step up their presence in order to lead the rookie-laden team. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Tireless Sisi Rondina sets new UST scoring milestone

Mar 21, 2019 - 9:53 AM

After a heartbreaking loss, UST finds consolation as high-flying Sisi Rondina sets a couple of records

FIERCE. Sisi Rondina pours in 35 points to match Alyssa Valdez' scoring record. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo survives UST in 5-set thriller, keeps solo lead

Mar 20, 2019 - 7:12 PM

(UPDATED) The Ateneo Lady Eagles rally from two sets down against the UST Golden Tigresses to stretch their winning streak to 7 games

COMEBACK. Ateneo captain Bea de Leon and the Lady Eagles complete an impressive comeback against the UST Tigresses. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UAAP 2nd round: Ateneo targets strong start

Mar 20, 2019 - 1:04 PM

Ateneo shoots for an elimination-round sweep of UST as NU vies to do the same against UE

LEADING BLOCKER. Maddie Madayag's consistent output for the Ateneo Lady Eagles is very significant to their standings now. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

ROOKIE WATCH: Eya Laure changes the game for UST

Mar 19, 2019 - 8:12 PM

Eya Laure continues to prove why she's the favorite to win this season's Rookie of the Year plum

GAME CHANGER. Eya Laure makes huge impact in the UST Golden Tigresses' first round. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UST cruises past UE, gets share of No. 2 spot

Mar 17, 2019 - 3:33 PM

(UPDATED) Behind rookie Eya Laure, the UST Tigresses prove they're no longer last season's pushovers

ROOKIE SENSATION. UST freshman Eya Laure continues to flash her stellar form. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UP, Adamson go for bounce-back win as UST eyes share of 2nd

Mar 17, 2019 - 1:07 PM

The UP Lady Maroons and Adamson Lady Falcons aim to end their skids while UST looks to cap off the 1st round on a high note

SHOCK LOSS. UP's loss to NU fuels its determination to end the first round on a high note. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Eya Laure leaves behind old juniors rivalry vs NU

Mar 09, 2019 - 10:01 PM

UST's rookie sensation Eya Laure sees no need to reopen old wounds from her UAAP juniors days

NO REVENGE. Eya Laure clarifies everything is a clean slate after she took a win against the talented rookie core of National University. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UST turns back gritty NU for 2nd straight win

Mar 09, 2019 - 6:06 PM

(UPDATED) After stunning La Salle, the UST Tigresses drub the NU Lady Bulldogs to grab a share of 3rd place in the UAAP women's volleyball tournament

 Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

La Salle looks to regain rhythm vs UE as UST, NU clash

Mar 09, 2019 - 11:36 AM

After absorbing rare back-to-back losses, La Salle vows to rebound against UE as UST and NU rally for their injured players

UNUSUAL. The De La Salle Lady Spikers find themselves struggling with back-to-back losses. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler