Sports Feature
Sports Feature
A bit of serious stuff here: Of bigotry and acceptance
by Renzo Mercado
Balls Shookt Sports Feature // April 1, 2019

The recent incident in the NBA between all-star Russell Westbrook and a Utah Jazz fan resulted in hefty fines and a permanent ban from the stadium for the latter. It was reported that insults with racist implications were thrown at the Oklahoma City point guard which escalated into a heated altercation. Experiencing unfairness in a…

DLSU Dragon Boat team, Tankers join forces in coastal clean-up
by Andrea Punzalan and Drew Beltran Acierto
Balls Shookt Sports Feature Sports News // March 31, 2019

Earlier this month, the DLSU Dragon Boat team and the DLSU Tankers participated in the coastal clean-up held at the Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA). The teams from Taft took the bus provided by the school to visit the LPPCHEA and to contribute to helping the environment. More popularly known as the…

Size up: DLSU to implement UAAP height qualification policy
by Ramon Castañeda and Alfonso Reyes
Balls Shookt Sports Feature //

Following the recent departure of graduating athletes Leonard Santillan, Kib Montalbo, and the trio of Kim Dy, Majoy Baron, and Dawn Macandili, among others, after exhausting their years of eligibility playing in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP), the Office of Sports Development (OSD) and University Chancellor Br. Bernie Oca FSC recently announced…

Cousins Jollo and Isaac Go remain close despite rivalry on the court
by Juro Morilla
Shookt Sports Feature // April 1, 2018

Despite currently playing for the DLSU Green Archers and the ADMU Blue Eagles respectively, cousins Jollo Go and Isaac Go have made sure that the rivalry between the two schools would not tarnish the friendship that they’ve built ever since they were little kids. “Bata pa lang kami, lagi ko na siya [Isaac] kasama. Akala…

The next chapter: Kiefer Ravena takes talents to Taft Ave
by Patrick Quintero and Jose Reyes
Shookt Sports Feature Sports News // March 31, 2018

In an unexpected move, former two-time UAAP Most Valuable Player Kiefer Ravena has made his announcement that he will be enrolling in DLSU in the following academic year. Through an intimate letter published on Twitter, Ravena described the move as “challenging” and recalls feeling a “range of emotions” during the decision process. The NLEX Road…

Montalbo opens Kib’s Kebabs
by Brent Guiao and Katrina Mañalac
Shookt Sports Feature //

Following the footsteps of Andrei Caracut and former teammate Jeron Teng, Green Archer Kib Montalbo is the next to open a stall in Agno, Kib’s Kebabs. Citing his love for Middle Eastern cuisine, the pesky point guard wanted to try his luck in the food business before graduating from DLSU. “Since business student ako, gusto…

Animo Squad to become the next Japan Home Center endorser
by Katrina Mañalac and Gabriel Garcia
Shookt Sports Feature Sports News //

The UAAP Cheerdance Competition is one of the most awaited events of the UAAP Season. It is known to be a highly entertaining event to watch as it showcases routines with death defying stunts and high energy dances. On its 23rd edition, the DLSU Animo Squad’s cheerdance drought continued as the team still wasn’t able…

DLSU athletes to pursue eSports Careers
by Roberto Matibag and Bench Peralta
Shookt Sports Feature //

Athletes shifting careers in sports are a rarity in the industry but there a few instances wherein an athlete feels burned out and wants to change sports to diversify their careers. An example of this would be six-time NBA Champion Michael Jordan who announced his retirement in 1993 to make a pit stop in baseball,…