UAAP: Topex Robinson, Jacob Cortez excited to join forces at La Salle

La Salle coach Topex Robinson and Former San Beda Red Lion Jacob Cortez during the Collegiate Press Corps awards night. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—La Salle coach Topex Robinson was given several reasons to smile from ear-to-ear at the 2024 Collegiate Press Corps Awards Night at Discovery Suites in Ortigas on Monday. Robinson took home the…

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UP rallies past La Salle to complete perfect Filoil title run

UP Fighting Maroons’ Francis Lopez during the Filoil EcoOil Preseason Cup. –HANDOUT MANILA, Philippines — University of the Philippines completed a perfect championship run in the Filoil EcoOil Preseason Cup after pulling off a come-from-behind 69-66 win over its UAAP tormentor La Salle in a winner-take-all final on Wednesday. The Fighting Maroons needed to recover…

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Fifi Sharma thrilled with La Salle ‘reunion’ at Alas Pilipinas

Alas Pilipinas’ Fifi Sharma during the AVC Challenge Cup press conference.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Fifi Sharma is elated to reunite with her former La Salle teammates as they lead the Alas Pilipinas — the new era of the women’s volleyball national team — in the AVC Challenge Cup, which opens on Wednesday at Rizal…

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NU Bulldogs off to UAAP volleyball Finals, eliminating La Salle

Owa Retamar and the NU Bulldogs are headed to the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — On the eve of his graduation day, Owa Retamar made sure to bring National University to its second straight finals in his last playing year in the UAAP men’s volleyball tournament. Facing their toughest…

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Canino’s return not enough as La Salle misses out on bonus

La Salle Lady Spikers’ Angel Canino.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Despite Angel Canino’s comeback, La Salle yielded the twice-to-beat advantage to University of Santo Tomas ahead of their Final Four duel next week in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament. Canino returned to action after recovering from a cut in her right forearm and…

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UST clinches twice-to-beat after repeating over La Salle

UST Tigresses celebrate win over La Salle Lady Spikers that clinched the twice-to-beat bonus in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball Final Four. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines–UST clawed the final twice-to-beat advantage in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament by beating defending champion La Salle anew,  22-25, 25-23, 25-16, 25-15   Saturday night at Smart…

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UST, La Salle face off in crucial clash

UST Tigresses in their game against La Salle Lady Spikers in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament. –UAAP PHOTO De La Salle University (DLSU) and University of Santo Tomas (UST) will be seeing a lot of each other in the coming weeks, and whether that starts with Angel Canino’s comeback game for the defending…

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UST heads into clash vs La Salle with Poyos healthy again

The Tigresses (left photo) whoop it up as Angge Poyos is back to 100 percent. —PHOTOS BY AUGUST DELA CRUZ University of Santo Tomas (UST) was on the losing end of two revenge games in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament. National University (NU) and Far Eastern University got the Golden Tigresses’ number in…

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La Salle gears up for key game vs UST in UAAP women’s volleyball

La Salle Lady Spikers.–UAAP PHOTO MANILA, Philippines—Back in February, University of Santo Tomas stunned La Salle in a five-set thriller that the reigning UAAP women’s volleyball champion hasn’t forgotten since. The Lady Spikers have a chance to exact revenge against the Golden Tigresses on Saturday with a twice-to-beat incentive on the line. “With us, like…

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La Salle makes quick work of Ateneo in UAAP women’s volleyball

La Salle Lady Spikers’ Thea Gagate in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament.–UAAP PHOTO MANILA, Philippines–La Salle would have none of the publicized epic rivalry with Ateneo after the defending champions dumped their arch nemesis, 25-12, 25-12, 25-18, as quickly as possible on Sunday night in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament. The…

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