Blog Posts by Ysa Chong

  • Getting to know La Salle’s super rookie

    Jeron Teng has been phenomenal for La Salle so far this season. (NPPA Images)

    The De La Salle Green Archers  bagged their fourth consecutive win just last Wednesday against the UST Growling Tigers, good enough to land them in fourth spot in the team standings with a 6-3 win-loss record by far.

    Even injuries have hit several key players, the team is far from getting discouraged. They play harder and better every game, and prove to everyone that they are definitely one of the contenders this season.

    I honestly feel like a proud parent whenever I watch the boys on the floor playing with their hearts, and unveiling their utmost potential slowly but surely. They completely trust one another, and their coach Gee Abanilla. As a result, even their losses this season have been competitive. Moreover, win or lose, they always leave their supporters with this "proud parent" feeling that never disappoints.

    Although their current winning streak is undoubtedly the result of a team effort, there is one particular Archer who has stood out. He scored a game-high 35 points in

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  • Green Archers can’t be lulled into complacency

    LA Revilla tries to keep his teammates focused on each game. (NPPA Images)

    Coach Gee Abanilla's first season with the DLSU Green Archers has started off exceptionally well as they worked their way up to the top spot in the UAAP 75 team standings thus far, after two consecutive wins against the UP Fighting Maroons last Sunday, 73-68; and the UE Red Warriors last Thursday, 67-59.

    Every UAAP fan is privy to the fact that the Green Archers have greatly improved in spite of (or because of, rather) the drastic changes that took place post-season 74, including a new head coach, new roster, new plays, and new strategies. They already unveiled their potential just a few months ago after initially barging into the finals of the recent FilOil Flying V Hanes Cup, and then eventually landing second place overall, igniting new hope for the team that placed sixth last UAAP season.

    Needless to say, they have made a formidable comeback showcasing basketball phenom and the most talked-about rookie of the season, Jeron Teng, as well as other notable key players who stepped up

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