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Hope Christian High School survives furious Ateneo rally in MMBL play

It was a battle between controversial high school power Hope Christian High School and Ateneo High School (minus their high school seniors and featuring their underclassmen and aspirants) at the Metro Manila Basketball League games last Sunday, December 8, at the San Beda Gym in …

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UAAP: UST ends Ateneo’s five-year reign in style

by JOSEF T. RAMOS

THE five-year dynasty of the Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles has finally come to an end.

And the mighty roar of the hungry University of Santo Tomas (UST) Growling Tigers were the reason of Ateneo’s downfall in front of …

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UAAP: Bulldogs bite twice-to-beat edge against Ateneo

by JOSEF T. RAMOS

THE duo of Bobby Ray Parks and Emannuel Mbe provided huge numbers while Dennice Villamor delivered the finishing blow in National University’s vital win on Wednesday to get the last twice-to-beat advantage in the Final Four of the UAAP …

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The Games That Play Us: Ain’t It Fun?

 

There’s this song that’s been ringing in my head these past few weeks. It’s one of the new songs from Paramore’s new self-titled album. It talks about how people are thrust into the real world (or any new situation) and forced to face the …

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UAAP: Ateneo erases UE’s hopes for a Final Four spot

by JOSEF T. RAMOS

DEFENDING champions Ateneo de Manila University bucked the absence of head coach Bo Perasol on Sunday to rally past the University of the East (UE), 77-72, in the second round of UAAP Season 76 men’s basketball at the Mall …

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Perasol suspended for 1-game

by JOSEF T. RAMOS

ATENEO de Manila University head coach Bo Perasol has been suspended by the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Board for one game after an altercation with a La Salle alumnus last Sunday during the Ateneo-La Salle clash …

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Olivarez suspended for 2 games; Ateneo skipper Perasol confronts a fan

by JOSEF T. RAMOS

AFTER Charles Mammie and Lord Casajeros, another University of the East (UE) player – Ralf Olivarez – will be suspended for two games because of two unsportsmanlike fouls he committed during a game …

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UAAP: Teng scores game-winning shot as La Salle sinks Ateneo

by JOSEF T. RAMOS

JERON TENG hit the game-winning shot with 1.9 seconds remaining to lead the De La Salle University Green Archers to a close 66-64 win over arch-rival Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles Sunday night in the second round of …

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The Games That Play Us: Making Things Interesting

 

When Kiefer Ravena is on, so are the Ateneo Blue Eagles, and, apparently, the same goes for Karim Abdul and the UST Growling Tigers.

Both teams, the finalists in Season 75, notched big wins yesterday at the Araneta Coliseum, and, therefore, strengthened their respective drives to …

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UAAP: Ateneo scores king-sized rout over a tired FEU squad

by JOSEF T. RAMOS

FAR Eastern University (FEU) has paid the price of winning in an exhausting double overtime last Sunday.

Defending champions Ateneo De Manila University took advantage of a seemingly tired FEU team when it scored a king-sized 92-73 win on …

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The Games That Play Us: Welcome to the Tempest

 

I am calling it right now, early as it may seem. FEU and NU will be in the UAAP Season 76 Final Four. The jury is still out on whether either or both will have twice-to-beat advantages entering the semifinals, but I am SURE they …

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UAAP: Ateneo sends Adamson to fifth straight setback

by JOSEF T. RAMOS

Defending champion Ateneo De Manila received a lot of praise after posting its fourth straight win at the expense of Adamson University, which suffered a fifth consecutive setback.

Ateneo withstood Adamson’s attempted comeback to post a 79-66 win in Season 76 of the …

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UAAP: Ravena does it all as Blue Eagles triumphs

by JOSEF T. RAMOS

Skipper Kiefer Ravena returned to his usual deadly form to lead the six-peat-seeking Ateneo De Manila University Blue Eagles in the start of the second round of Season 76 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines men’s basketball tournament.

After resting for …

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Challenge accepted, goal achieved

0-3. That was how five-time defending champions Ateneo de Manila started their Season 76 campaign.

Since that sluggish start, they’ve had a roller coaster ride towards the end of the first round. Thankfully, they found a way to stay at the higher rails of that …

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The Games That Play Us: The Start of SOMEthing NEW?

See what I did there?

I mean, all we really need to talk about is that superb exclamation point of a slam by Chris Awesome, right?

It’s the kind of play that punctuates a statement win – the kind of play that can excite fans and teammates …

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