UAAP cancels Season 83 over ‘health and safety’ reasons

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 12/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines—The UAAP has decided to forego its 83rd season due to the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The league said that it would prioritize the health of the student-athletes and everyone involved in running the…

Kuwentong Kule: Waiting  to  cheer ‘UP Fight’ again  amidst the  COVID-19 pandemic

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 11/17/2020

Photographs of past basketball games of University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) have been appearing in recent weeks in  my Facebook memory feeds. Sadly this year, fans have to content themselves  with past photos as the COVID-19 pandemic has…

UV Lancer Jancork Cabahug shares what he can bring to UP Fighting Maroons

Mars G. Alison 10/01/2020

Sportsmanship is the number one value that Raul Jancork Cabahug will be bringing with him when he finally joins his new team, the University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons,  a week from now. “Through the guidance…

ABS-CBN shutdown leaves leagues without TV partner

Cedelf P. Tupas 05/07/2020

The UAAP and ABS-CBN failed to come to terms to a contract extension before the television giant was shut down by the government following the expiration of its franchise on Tuesday night. ABS-CBN has been airing UAAP…

UAAP cancels Season 82 over coronavirus

Mark Giongco‎ - INQUIRER.net 04/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The UAAP has scrapped the remainder of Season 82, the league announced Tuesday. In a memo signed by UAAP president Emmanuel Fernandez and executive director Atty. Rebo Saguisag, the cancellation of the season came…

Chinnie Arroyo cherishes first UAAP game

Immae Lachica 03/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— For Cebuana Chinnie Pia Arroyo, her first game in the UAAP women’s volleyball tournament was both nerve-wracking and exciting. Arroyo, whose National University (NU) Lady Bulldogs chalked up a heart-pounding 22-25, 25-23, 20-25, 25-20,…

Miss Volleyball crown is cherry on top of Rondina’s year

Bong Lozada - INQUIRER.net 02/16/2020

On March 6, Cherry “Sisi” Rondina will be crowned Miss Volleyball by the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA), a fitting cap to what had been a sterling 2019 for the former University of Santo Tomas star. “I feel…

Four former Ateneo de Cebu booters suit up for UST, make UAAP opening games’ debut

Mars G. Alison 01/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four former members of the Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu (SHS-AdC) secondary football team debuted in today’s, Sunday, January 5, 2020, opening games of the junior football competition of the University Athletic Association…

Jaybie Mantilla’s mom, brothers, embark on first plane ride to watch UP-UST semis duel

Immae Lachica 11/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—It is a given that family is an athlete’s biggest supporter. Cebuano cager Jaybie Mantilla was reminded of this just recently when his entire family from Cebu flew to Manila to cheer for him as…

Rey Suerte on UAAP stint: ‘An unforgettable experience’

Immae Lachica 10/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Now that the University of the East (UE) is out of the race for the Final Four in UAAP Season 82, Rey Anthony Suerte’s stint is also about to come to a close. The Red…

Rising star Rhenz Abando wants transfer to another UAAP school

Cedelf Tupas 10/17/2019

MANILA, Philippines–The decision of University of Santo Tomas coach Aldin Ayo to bench prized forward Rhenz Abando last Wednesday may have something to do with the player informing the team that he was transferring to another UAAP…

NU Pep Squad has no plans of playing it safe in this year’s UAAP cheerdance

Bong Lozada - INQUIRER.net 09/29/2019

MANILA, Philippines—National University isn’t holding back in its bid for its second straight title in the UAAP Cheerdance competition. The NU Pep Squad are the second winningest troupe in the league with five, three titles behind University…

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