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PVL 2019 team standings and schedule

Jun 12, 2019 - 1:57 PM

Bookmark this page for updates in the 2019 Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference

SEMIFINALS. The Creamline Cool Smashers are on track in their title defense. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Soaring Buitre steps up for injured Molde

Apr 03, 2019 - 8:26 PM

UP veteran Marian Buitre delivers just as coach Godfrey Okumu predicted

TAKE CHARGE. Marian Buitre and the Lady Maroons claw past the UE Lady Warriors in a five-set escape. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Lady Stags gun for 2nd place as NCAA volleyball returns

Jan 02, 2019 - 9:46 PM

San Sebastian tangles with the JRU Lady Bombers as they seek to extend their winning streak to 3 games

Photo from Shutterstock

NU Bulldogs stun defending champ Thailand in ASEAN University Games

Dec 11, 2018 - 5:24 PM

The shock Pool A win virtually seals the Filipinos' spot in the ASEAN University Games semifinals

PHILIPPINE TEAM. The National University Bulldogs donn the Philippines' colors in the 2018 ASEAN University Games. Photo by Joaquin Flores/Rappler

Beach volley action unwraps in Dumaguete

Nov 19, 2018 - 8:59 AM

The Beach Volleyball Republic On Tour kicks off in Dumaguete City with varsity champions Babylove Barbon and Genesa Eslapor vying for another crown

FAVORITE. Newly crowned UAAP champion Babylove Barbon stands as favorite along with UST partner Genesa Eslapor. Photo from BVR

PH spikers finish 9th in AVC Cup

Sep 22, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The Philippine women's volleyball team wraps up its AVC campaign with a victory over Kazakhstan

Photo from Asian Volleyball Confederation

Korea outworks Philippines in AVC classifications

Sep 21, 2018 - 4:21 PM

The loss relegates the Philippines to a battle for ninth place in the 2018 Asian Women's Volleyball Cup

OUTMATCHED. Korea proved too much for Alyssa Valdez and the Philippine spikers. Photo from Asian Volleyball Confederation

PH exacts revenge on Kazakhstan for 1st win in AVC Cup

Sep 18, 2018 - 7:24 PM

The Philippine national women's volleyball team defeats Kazakhstan this time as they lost to the Central Asians in the Asiad

BREAKTHROUGH. The Philippine national women's volleyball team earns its first win in the 2018 Asian Women's Volleyball Cup. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

PH falls to Iran in AVC Cup

Sep 17, 2018 - 7:30 PM

The Philippine women's volleyball team absorbs another heartbreaking five-set loss

GO-TO GIRL. Alyssa Valdez continues to lift the Filipina Spikers in the 2018 Asian Women's Volleyball Cup. File Photo by 2018 Asian Games media pool

PH collapses vs Australia in Asian Volleyball Cup opener

Sep 16, 2018 - 7:19 PM

The Filipina spikers blew a two-set advantage against the Aussies

SCHEDULE: PH in 2018 Asian Women's Volleyball Cup

Sep 15, 2018 - 4:12 PM

The Philippine women's volleyball team is up for another challenge in the AVC held in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand

NEXT STINT. The Philippine national women's volleyball team will start its Asian Women's Volleyball Cup campaign against Australia.  Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

UST bags twin titles in BVR on Tour Manila Open

Aug 20, 2018 - 1:00 PM

The Golden Tigresses and the Tiger Spikers stamp their class over the competition

CHAMPS. The UST Golden Tigresses go undefeated en route to the women's title in the BVR on Tour Manila Open. Contributed photo

Petron ousts Smart to book PSL finals return

Jul 21, 2018 - 7:24 PM

Sisi Rondina and Aiza Maizo-Pontillas take charge as the Blaze Spikers march into the title round for a 5th time

UP, Foton to face off in battle for 7th place

Jul 17, 2018 - 7:39 PM

Both teams will clash in the consolation match on Thursday, July 19

FIRST WIN. The UP-UIA Lady Maroons flashed their best form in the tournament to take their first win. Photo from press release

Myla Pablo shocked to win PVL MVP plum

Jul 11, 2018 - 4:33 PM

The Lady Warrior expected Alyssa Valdez to take home the MVP honors of the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference

SURPRISE. Myla Pablo led the Pocari-Air Force Lady Warriors to the semifinals before suffering from a lower back injury. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Petron, F2 stalwarts play double duty in 2018 PSL Invitational

Jun 22, 2018 - 1:25 PM

The national volleyball team players face a grueling grind of playing two games in one day

UNIQUE. The 2018 PSL Invitational will feature the national team and collegiate teams UP Lady Maroons and UE Lady Warriors. Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Thailand - Asian Senior Women's Volleyball Championship 2017

Aug 15, 2017 - 1:50 PM

The Philippine women s volleyball team goes up against Thailand in the quarterfinals on Tuesday August 15 at 5:30 pm

South Korea, KYK send PH volleyball team to second straight loss

Aug 13, 2017 - 7:28 PM

The Philippines falls to South Korea in straight sets as 2012 Olympic MVP Kim Yeon Koung takes charge in Laguna

DOMINANCE. 2012 Olympic MVP Kim Yeon Koung sends a spike sailing past Mika Reyes and Jovelyn Gonzaga. Photo by Jerrick Esguerra/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs South Korea - Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship 2017

Aug 12, 2017 - 7:02 PM

The Philippine team hopes to get back in the winning track against South Korea on Sunday August 13 at 5:30 pm

IN PHOTOS: Philippines vs Kazakhstan - Asian Senior Volleyball Championship

Aug 11, 2017 - 9:14 PM

Relive the Philippine national volleyball team s stand against the higher ranked Kazakhstan crew

Photos by Jerrick Esguerra/Rappler

PH volleyball team falls to Kazakhstan in Asian Seniors

Aug 11, 2017 - 7:04 PM

The Philippines still qualifies for the tournament s quarterfinals and the 2018 Asian Volleyball Cup

SPIKED. Mika Reyes and Kim Fajardo attempt to block a Kazakh player's spike. Kazakhstan handed the Philippine squad its first loss of the tournament. Photo by Jerrick Esguerra/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Kazakhstan - Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship 2017

Aug 10, 2017 - 6:54 PM

The Philippines looks to remain unbeaten when the national team faces Kazakhstan on Friday August 11 at 5:30 pm

Alyssa Valdez on La Salle defeat: 'There’s a reason for everything'

Mar 01, 2016 - 6:17 AM

If we’re not gonna experience something like this how can we manage to get up again and be on our feet again?

WIN SOME, LOSE SOME. Alyssa Valdez (R) believes there is a reason for the Ateneo Lady Eagles' defeat at the hands of rival DLSU Lady Spikers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Undefeated Ateneo dispatches UE, extends winning streak to 6-0

Feb 24, 2016 - 6:10 PM

The defending champions roll to their 6th straight victory

6-0. The Ateneo Lady Eagles continue their hot start in UAAP Season 78. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

No farewell tour just yet for graduating Alyssa Valdez

Feb 23, 2016 - 12:57 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles star doesn t want to think too much about her final year in the UAAP – she s simply enjoying the ride

NOT YET GOODBYE. Alyssa Valdez is not thinking of saying goodbye to the UAAP just yet. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo soars over Adamson, extends streak to 5-0

Feb 20, 2016 - 3:43 PM

The Lady Eagles keep their win streak alive for a 5 0 record in UAAP Season 78

5-0. Two-time defending champions Ateneo Lady Eagles continue to bulldoze through UAAP Season 78 with a dominant win over the Adamson Lady Falcons. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP Volleyball: Valdez explodes for 29 as Ateneo stays alive

Feb 27, 2014 - 12:09 AM

Ateneo leaned on Alyssa Valdez as she poured in 29 points to eke out a hard earned victory over the Lady Bulldogs in the semifinals of the 76th UAAP Women s Volleyball tournament

EAGLES FLYING HIGH. Alyssa Valdez scores one of her 29 points as she spikes one past National University's Dindin Santiago. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP Volleyball: Adamson stays alive as Ateneo crushes FEU

Feb 16, 2014 - 7:24 PM

Far Eastern University wasted a golden opportunity to barge straight into the stepladder playoff as Ateneo de Manila University walloped them in three sets

EAGLE EYE. Alyssa Valdez of Ateneo, seen here during a past game, scored 21 points to lead ADMU past FEU. Photo by Josh Abelda

UAAP Volleyball: Golden Tigresses defeat the Lady Warriors in four sets

Jan 18, 2014 - 5:29 PM

The University of Santo Tomas Golden Tigresses defeated the University of the East Lady Warriors in four sets to snap a four game losing streak

SNAPPED. Shaya Adorador of UE goes up for a spike. Photo by Josh Abelda

UAAP: La Salle Lady Spikers blast UE to complete first round sweep

Jan 15, 2014 - 5:15 PM

The De La Salle University Lady Spikers won their 23rd straight game dominating the University of the East Lady Warriors to finish the first round of eliminations undefeated

DOMINANCE. Lady Spiker Desiree Cheng slams home one of her 8 points. Photo by Josh Abeleda

UAAP Volleyball: Ateneo edges UST in five-set thriller

Jan 08, 2014 - 7:53 PM

The Ateneo de Manila Lady Eagles needed all five sets to beat the University of Santo Tomas Tigresses in a classic UAAP women s volleyball contest

SPIKE. Alyssa Valdez of Ateneo slams home 1 of her 28 points. Photo by Josh Abeleda

Lady Eagles prevail over Lady Maroons in ‘Battle of Katipunan’

Jan 04, 2014 - 9:31 PM

With the win Ateneo occupies solo second at 4 1 while UP absorbs its 5th straight loss to drop to last place at 0 5