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Ateneo’s freshman coach Oliver Almadro showed critics wrong on Saturday as the Lady Eagles regained the crown at the expense of the University of Santo Tomas Tigresses after losing in four sets to archrival La Salle at the start of the UAAP women’s volleyball season. Almadro have faith in not how you start but how you finish the season that matters. Almadro, responsible for steering the Ateneo men’s team to

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Cherry Rondina had a tumultuous Wednesday of emotions as the match started off with a celebration yet ended in an unsatisfactory closing. University of Santo Tomas’ captain recognized her trophies for the MVP and 2nd Best Outside Hitter while her family joined her during the quick celebration at Mall of Asia Arena just before the start of Game 2 of the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball finals. Rondina, nevertheless, ended

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University of Sto. Tomas can still compete for a UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament Final Four twice-to-beat advantage if fate is on their side. Tigresses need to accomplish firsthand something that they have control of come Saturday as they face the upset-conscious and very dangerous fledgling team in National University at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. UST and NU face-off in their final elimination round assignment

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The Lady Spikers, the league’s defending champions, thrashed the Lady Eagles in straight sets, 25-17, 25-13, 25-23, in a manner Coach Oliver Almadro found to be surprising. Almadro knew that Ateneo’s 10-game winning streak in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament would eventually come to an end. Almadro didn’t expect that the winning run would collapse against De La Salle. “It’s disappointing because we lost that quick but of

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Ateneo de Manila University’s Lady Eagles secured at least a playoff for a semis berth with its ninth straight win making them unstoppable in the process. Seizing Far Eastern University’s sluggish and error-riddled game, the Lady Eagles made short work of the Lady Tamaraws, 25-21, 25-10, 25-18, Wednesday to secure at least a playoff for a Final Four berth in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament at the FilOil

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Sunday victor and defending three-time champion De La Salle University shook off a shaky start before carving out a 21-25, 25-23, 25-19, 26-24 over first round rival University of Santo Tomas to move up to solo second spot in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament at the MOA Arena. Lady Spikers wrapped up their second straight win to improve to 7-3 win-loss record behind league-leading Ateneo de Manila University

UAAP volleyball: After another loss to UP, La Salle vents ire on NU

Butch Ramirez, Philippine Sports Commission Chair has called out a meeting with the athletes and coaches to personally hear out sentiments on how the government sports agency should deliver on their needs. “(As chairman,) I’m the father of the PSC and I want to know their thoughts for us to serve them better,” stated Ramirez. National coaches and team captains of every sport each will have a dialogue with Ramirez

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La Salle Lady Spikers easily defeated National University, 25-20, 25-18, 25-10, to regain its winning ways Wednesday in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball held at FilOil Flying V Center. As three-time defending champions relied on team captain Desiree Cheng, who banged in 17 points aside from providing a route they lacked. It was in their previous game, La Salle surrendered in three sets to University of the Philippines Lady

PSL: Revenge is in the air for F2

When league-leading Petron takes on rival F2 Logistics, an impending clash of titans takes place as in the second round of the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix today at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan. Petron drew first blood, 23-25, 25-15, 25-22, 25-18, remainder one-two punch Katherine Bell and Stephanie Niemer, who combined for 53 points. Bell dominated with31 points off 26 attacks while Niemer contributed 22 points and

24 teams compete in BVR on Tour Santa Fe Open

A field of 24 teams—12 each from the women’s and men’s divisions—will compete for reign supreme in the Beach Volleyball Republic on Tour Santa Fe Open this weekend of March. The scenic Bantayan Island in Cebu’s Beach Placid Resort in will host to the country’s best sand court players for the three years in a row, as the previous leg’s champions Bea Tan and Dij Rodriguez, representing Negros, and Ranran