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UAAP 78 opening to be staged in the Philippine Arena
by Maria Terese de Borja and Deniel delos Reyes
Sports News // April 24, 2015

As the 77th season of the UAAP comes to a close, UAAP board members have begun with the preparations for the next season of the collegiate league. Part of the preparations that were discussed in the recent board meeting was the venue for the grand opening ceremonies of its 78th season this September. It was…


UAAP set to add E-Game tournaments in Season 78
by Ton Lichauco
Sports News //

From the invention of Pong, the first arcade game, to the present era where videogames are showcased on an international scale, electronic games or E-Games have become the turn of the tide towards the current digital arena. Decades ago, the idea of “playtime” for children meant going outside, playing sports, visiting places, and the like….


Rookie draft set to screen aspiring UAAP basketball players
by Josef Fuentebella
Sports News //

After several meetings, the UAAP Board has finally decided to push through with its plan of implementing a rookie draft for incoming men’s college basketball players starting academic year 2016-2017.   Amidst a recent wave of controversies in the recruitment of blue-chip recruits, the UAAP Board believes that the draft would help in easing the…


Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts take UAAP 78 centerstage
by The LaSallian
Sports News //

After 77 years of multi-platformed sports, the UAAP boardmembers have announced that Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and Boxing will be a part of the annual league events. Both of these contact sports will take part in the 78th season of the UAAP, which is set to kickoff mid-2015. The announcement has opened the eyes of…


Ate Rica’s Bacsilog invades DLSU Sports
by Maria Terese de Borja and Jason Runes
Sports News //

De La Salle University (DLSU), a learning institution committed to producing Lasallian achievers for God and country, has established itself as the home of some of the greatest talents in the country’s professional and collegiate sports leagues. Behind its success is its dedication to honing and maximizing the skills and potentials of its student-athletes to…


30 years and counting: An interview with Archie the Green Archer
by Jason Runes
Sports Feature //

Remember the time when DLSU was neither a member of two of the country’s premiere collegiate leagues, the UAAP and the NCAA? Most, if not all of those currently in campus may not remember that. Save for one – the Green Archer statue. Currently located at the Central Plaza looking far and wide, Archie, his…


2K Sports schedules release of UAAP 2K15
by Marion Mamac and Deniel delos Reyes
Sports News //

The fans have been asking for it, and finally, it’s almost here. “It just feels great that after years of waiting, our dream finally turned out to be a reality,” says UAAP President Juanito Malaya. “Since we only witness basketball action in the UAAP for half a season, we can continue to support our basketball…


UAAP board deliberates the use of synchro-mopping show in games
by Deniel delos Reyes and Gio Gloria
Sports News // April 28, 2014

After a series of deliberations, the board is currently considering capitalizing on the unintentionally entertaining synchronized mopping during Game 3 of the previous season’s finals matchup between the DLSU Green Archers and the UST Growling Tigers.