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How a nose injury led Marc Pingris to basketball

PINGRIS with the five winners of the Master Facial Care for Men contest who each won an all-expense paid trip to Spain

It was a match against Puerto Rico. Up on the bleachers, on the aisle seat, a scrawny, 70-ish Filipino in blue shirt and faded jeans yelled his lungs out: “Gilaaaaaas!” A young Puerto Rican seated on the opposite aisle saw him, heard him, planted himself across the old man, and yelled: “Vamoooos!”

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fearless Knight

By ,
wearing his
school colors

It didn’t take Mark Cruz too long to be noticed in the Letran senior basketball team tryouts. Even given his 5’5” height, he stands out among taller and stronger players.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in 2BU,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Time for some cheer

THE UST Salinggawi
during the game
against La Salle

Varsity basketball fans of the University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP) love the half-time performances in which they enjoy the school cheers. Aside from the pomp and pageantry, the performances display each school’s distinctive culture.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Shooting for the stars

ISAAC Go, the recently
graduated 6’8 tower of
power of Xavier

In the past few years, notable basketball players from Xavier School such as Jeron Teng, Kyles Lao, Jett Manuel and Woody Co have invaded the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP).

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in 2BU,Headlines | Read More »

Catching the moment

MARY ABARRIENTOS, Red Chua, Kirsten Lim and Eugue Camello

The thrill of covering collegiate basketball comes from watching not only the games but also the fans— their smiles, their cheering, their high energy.

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »