For eighth straight season, UST sets UAAP gold standard

The University of Santo Tomas (UST) has long been the measure of athletic excellence in the UAAP. That remained the same on Wednesday when the school’s wide participation and strong finishes resulted in an eighth straight general championship in the seniors division—and seventh straight in the juniors field. “I’m happy, and I know the whole…

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Eya Laure, Sisi Rondina get UST feels with Alas Pilipinas reunion

SCHEDULE: Alas Pilipinas at the AVC Challenge Cup 2024 Alas Pilipinas players, including Eya Laure and Sisi Rondina, during an AVC Challenge CUp 2024 game. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Eya Laure relished her Philippine national volleyball team comeback after reuniting with Sisi Rondina to usher in the Alas Pilipinas era in the AVC Challenge…

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Angge Poyos sees bright future for young UST Tigresses

UST Tigresses’ star rookie Angge Poyos after the conclusion of the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Angge Poyos may have ended her superb rookie year with an injury, but she vows to come back stronger for the  University of Santo Tomas Tigresses next season. Poyos, who injured her right…

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All-heart UST Tigresses still proud of silver finish

UST Tigresses after losing the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball Final series to NU Lady Bulldogs. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — They may have fallen short in getting a different ending, but the University of Santo Tomas Tigresses remained proud of their finish in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament. It was the same…

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NU Lady Bulldogs sweep UST Tigresses, win UAAP volleyball title

NU Lady Bulldogs celebrate after winning the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball championship with a sweep of UST Tigresses. -MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net Alyssa Solomon slid from the back row and knelt before setting up Bella Belen for an authoritative cross court hit, bringing the National University Lady Bulldogs a point away from collaring the UAAP Season…

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Tiny but mighty Detdet Pepito captures hearts of UST fans

UST fans poses with their Detdet Pepito tarpaulin in Game 1 of the UAAP women’s volleyball Finals. –MELO FUERTES/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—Game 1 of the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament wasn’t Detdet Pepito’s breakout game, by any means. It was her coronation. Not really as a UAAP champion. No, that situation is quite far from…

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UST coach wants sense of urgency from Golden Spikers in Game 2

UST Golden Spikers during Game 1 of the UAAP Season 86 men’s volleyball Finals.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — UST coach Odjie Mamon challenges his players to change their stories after last year’s result and extend the series against defending champion National University in the UAAP Season 86 men’s volleyball Finals. The Golden Spikers got swept…

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NU sinks fangs into UST squads to close in on UAAP crowns

Alyssa Solomon leads the NU Lady Bulldogs to a Game 1 win over the UST Tigresses in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball Finals . –MARLO CUETO/INQUIREr.net The only thing that matters for National University (NU) now is that the next time it crosses paths with University of Santo Tomas (UST) in the UAAP Season…

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Jonna Perdido, UST Tigresses vow to step up to save UAAP title bid

UST Tigresses in Game 1 of the UAAP 86 women’s volleyball Finals against NU Lady Bulldogs. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — With Angge Poyos’ availability in Game 2 still uncertain due to an ankle injury, Jonna Perdido is determined to step up for the University of Santo Tomas Tigresses when they try to salvage their…

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NU Lady Bulldogs, UST Tigresses open UAAP title series

NU Lady Bulldogs’ star Bella Belen. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net This is a battle that has been waged for years on high school grounds. This time, National University (NU) and University of Santo Tomas (UST) elevated their rivalry to the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball Final. “It crossed our minds that if NU would win in the…

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