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For Balanza, second NCAA title is ‘sweetest’

BY WAYLON GALVEZ   NOTHING beats that feeling of a first championship for the Alma mater, but for Jerrick Balanza, his second title with the Knights was the sweetest. In his fifth and final year with the school, the 6-foot-1 Balanza helped power Letran to a stunning 81-79 victory in Game 3 that dethroned heavy favorites […]

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BY KRISTEL SATUMBAGA   Game Saturday (Mall of Asia Arena) 12 noon – UST vs NU (women’s)   NATIONAL University dodged the upset bid of University of Santo Tomas ,70-65, on Wednesday to take Game 1 of the UAAP season 82 women’s basketball finals at the Mall of Asia Arena. Rhena Itesi and Kelli Hayes anchored the […]

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San Mig suspends Santos, Nabong, Tubid indefinitely

BY WAYLON GALVEZ AND JONAS TERRADO   SAN MIGUEL Beer’s management yesterday announced the indefinite suspensions on erring players Arwind Santos, Kelly Nabong, and Ronald Tubid after a fight broke during the team’s practice session last Nov. 17. In a statement released yesterday, the SMB management mentioned that while the conflict has already been resolved, the […]

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‘Gold’ set to coach  Bulldogs next year

BY KRISTEL SATUMBAGA MULTI-TITLED mentor Goldwyn Monteverde will call the shots for the National University Bulldogs next season, the school announced in its official social media account yesterday. Monteverde, son of local film producer Lily Monteverde, will take over the coaching reins from Jamike Jarin after the Bulldogs struggled this season despite the presence of talented […]

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Cavaliers, Warriors out to sustain win runs in UNTV Cup

Games Thursday (San Juan City Gym) 2 p.m. – PhilHealth vs Malacañang-PSC 3:30 p.m. – DENR vs Agriculture 5 p.m. – AFP vs NHA GROUP A: AFP Cavaliers (5-0), Agriculture Food Masters (4-1), PITC Global Traders (3-2), PhilHealth Plus (2-3). GROUP B: DENR Warriors (5-0), Malacanang-PSC (4-1), NHA Builders (3-2), Judiciary Magis (2-3).   Defending champion Armed […]

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‘Knights’ to remember as Letran wins NCAA title in dramatic fashion

BY WAYLON GALVEZ   LETRAN ace Jerrick Balanza made sure his final year is going to be a night to remember. Indeed, it was. Displaying sheer guts and determination, Balanza made key plays on both ends to help Letran beat San Beda, 81-79, in the rubber match of their best-of-three title series as the Knights crowned […]

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