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Maroon turned green: GDL bros bring play to DLSU
by Arvin Abaniel and Jeremiah Dizon
Balls Shookt Sports Feature // April 1, 2020

Through a heartfelt letter released on Instagram and Twitter, former UP Fighting Maroons Juan and Javi Gomez de Liaño shocked UAAP basketball fans as the brothers announced that they will be officially taking their talents to the DLSU Green Archers. In an exclusive follow-up interview with The LuhSallian, both players acknowledged the Diliman-based community and…


VAR to be implemented in UAAP Football next season 
by Diego Vergel de Dios and Rain Leoncio
Balls Shookt Sports Feature //

Referees have one of the toughest jobs in sports as both sides inevitably disagree with their decisions, some even shouting and complaining throughout the duration of a game. Even if these referees perform with utmost objectivity, athletes will spot lapses and miscues in order for them to let their voice be heard. Team sports are…


UAAP streetdance teams to perform TikTok dances during halftime
by Jelie Ann Julia and Miguel Robles
Balls Shookt Sports Feature //

Following a meeting of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Board of Directors, a new decision will require the competing streetdance teams to put on a show during the halftime break—to the beat of the hottest TikTok dances.  Joining the craze Formerly known as Musical.ly, TikTok is a video-based social networking application that…


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…