Choco Mucho, Alinsunurin hope to overcome stars’ absence

PVL coach Dante Alinsunurin of Choco Mucho receives his award from the Collegiate Press Coprs during its awards night on Monday. -MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Choco Mucho coach Dante Alinsunurin braces for big adjustments in the 2024 PVL Reinforced Conference in July as they are set to miss Alas Pilipinas players Sisi Rondina and…

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Creamline outlasts Choco Mucho to retain PVL All-Filipino title

MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net Creamline came roaring back from a set down on Sunday night, carving out a 20-25, 25-20, 22-25, 25-22, 15-11 victory over Choco Mucho to sweep the PVL All-Filipino Conference title series and extend its dynastic reign in the centerpiece event before a virtual sea of humanity at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Jema Galanza was…

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Choco Mucho not the same team as before–coach Dante

Choco Mucho Flying Titans in Game 1 of the PVL All-Filipino Finals against Creamline Cool Smashers. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — The Choco Mucho Flying Titans are back where they were last December when they lost Game 1 to defending champion and sister team Creamline in the PVL Finals. But with their backs against the wall…

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Creamline nears another title, beats Choco Mucho in Game 1

Creamline Cool Smashers’ Jema Galanza in the PVL All-Filipino Finals game against Choco Mucho Flying Titans. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net Creamline moved within just a win of an eighth Premier Volleyball League crown after dealing Choco Mucho 24-26, 25-20, 25-21, 25-16 heartbreak in Game 1 of the All-Filipino Conference Finals late Thursday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.…

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After Choco Mucho, Alinsunurin steers NU back to UAAP Finals

NU coach Dante Alinsunurin and the Bulldogs booked another trip to the UAAP Season 86 men’s volleyball Finals.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Dante Alinsunurin couldn’t be any happier after the four-peat-seeking National University entered the UAAP Season 86 men’s volleyball finals, following the footsteps of his pro team, Choco Mucho in the PVL All-Filipino Conference…

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Sisi Rondina delivers anew for Choco Mucho

Choco Mucho Flying Titans’ Sisi Rondina in the PVL All-Filipino Conference semifinals.–PVL PHOTO MANILA, Philippines — It’s a no-brainer who Choco Mucho would turn to for a big-time performance in a high-stakes game. Explosive winger Sisi Rondina did not disappoint in all three semifinal matches, delivering the goods in propelling the Flying Titans to another finals…

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Choco Mucho sets up PVL Finals rematch vs Creamline

Choco Mucho Flying Titans celebrate the PVL All-Filipino Conference semifinals win over Petro Gazz that sealed a Finals return. –PVL PHOTO Choco Mucho forged a PVL All-Filipino Conference Finals rematch against defending champion Creamline after ousting Petro Gazz, 23-25, 26-24, 25-19, 25-20 Sunday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Shortly after the Cool Smashers secured a…

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PVL: Choco Mucho boosts Finals bid with sweep of Chery Tiggo

Choco Mucho star Sisi Rondina during a PVL All-Filipino Conference semifinals game against Chery Tiggo. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net Choco Mucho cruised to a second consecutive win in the PVL All-Filipino Conference round robin semifinals after a 25-20, 25-19, 25-23 clobbering of Chery Tiggo Thursday night at PhilSports Arena. Sisi Rondina was at the forefront of the…

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Losing streak to Creamline finally ends for Choco Mucho

Choco Mucho’s MAddie Madayag during a PVL semifinals game. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — After 13 tries, Maddie Madayag and the Choco Mucho Flying Titans found the perfect time to beat the Creamline Cool Smashers in the 2024 PVL All-FIlipino Conference semifinals. Despite getting dominated in the first two sets, the Flying Titans applied the…

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Choco Mucho finally gets first franchise victory over Creamline for semis head start

Choco Mucho –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net It took a while but Choco Mucho finally notched an elusive first victory over its sister team Creamline. And it came at a very crucial time. The Flying Titans clinched a head start in the Premier Volleyball League All-Filipino Conference semifinals by coming from behind to thwart the Cool Smashers, 13-25,…

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