Top teams Magnolia, Phoenix square off against crucial foes

Tyler Bey (No. 0) may be taking down defenses, but contributions up and down the roster is what’s fueling Magnolia ’s current run. —PBA IMAGES Magnolia looks to reclaim its groove while Phoenix Super LPG hopes to stay on theirs in a PBA (Philippine Basketball Association) Commissioner’s Cup doubleheader on Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum…

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UP, La Salle hurdle foes ahead of crucial weekend

Francis Lopez of UP–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net University of the Philippines bamboozled its way past Santo Tomas as expected, with an 86-61 defanging of the Growling Tigers priming up the Fighting Maroons for what could be their most important game in the elimination round of the UAAP Season 86 men’s basketball tournament. The Maroons were never really…

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Chery Tiggo, PLDT don’t give young foes upset chances

Chery Tiggo Crossovers in the PVL All-Filipino Conference. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net Chery Tiggo is not about to get complacent after starting its Premier Volleyball League All-Filipino Conference campaign with consecutive wins, and it wants to continue having its young stalwarts take charge. “Everything can change in the blink of an eye,” coach Aaron Velez said after…

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Foes a mystery as Eagles ready title defense – rezal404

Tab Baldwin is hoping to milk the most of Ateneo’s title defense in Japan to prepare the Eagles for the UAAP.—UAAP MEDIA TOKYO — Tab Baldwin admits that he doesn’t have a clue on the powerhouses his Ateneo squad will be trying to eliminate if the Blue Eagles are to win the World University Basketball…

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La Salle, Adamson overpower foes in Super League – rezal404

La Salle’s Thea Gagate. SSL PHOTO MANILA, Philippines — UAAP squads La Salle and Adamson jumpstarted their respective campaigns on a high note but the regional teams also shone in the Shakey’s Super League (SSL) National Invitationals opener on Saturday at FilOil EcoOil Centre in San Juan City. Reigning UAAP champion and SSL inaugural Collegiate…

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Creamline, Choco Mucho smother badly-outclassed foes – rezal404

Ced Domingo (No. 13) and the Cool Smashers dismantle Gerflor’s defense—PHOTO BY AUGUST DELA CRUZ Alyssa Valdez celebrated her 30th birthday with a performance that announced her slow but sure return to form, and with Creamline to have a 13-day break after sewing up a second straight victory in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Invitational…

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