Kristina Villanueva
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Johnson in big debut, lifts BaliPure vs Petro Gazz
by Kristina Villanueva - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Debuting Janisa Johnson erupted with 31 points as BaliPure-National University upended Petro Gazz, 22-25, 25-23, 28-26, 22-25, 15-12, to bounce back from an opening-game loss in the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced...
A New Dawn Beckons
by Kristina Villanueva - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
For the first time in a long while, Dawn Macandili could head to bed worry-free, the sweet taste of victory lulling her to sleep.
The MVP in Jaja’s Heart
by Kristina Villanueva - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
As Jaja Santiago hoisted her UAAP season 80 women’s volleyball Most Valuable Player trophy at center court at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, her thoughts were far off – to the memory of a person who believed...
Iriga-Navy quells BaliPure-NU rally
by Kristina Villanueva - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Iriga-Philippine Navy nearly squandered a seven-point lead early in the fourth frame but held on to repulse BaliPure-National University, 25-23, 25-23, 22-25, 25-19, and join opening day winners PayMaya and Creamline...
PayMaya thumps Tacloban in opener
by Kristina Villanueva - May 7, 2018 - 12:00am
PayMaya overwhelmed Tacloban in nearly all departments to fashion out a 25-8, 33-31, 25-20 victory at the start of the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan y...
Crack int’l field vies in World Slasher 2
by Kristina Villanueva - May 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Frank Berin, Dante Eslabon and the Escolin brothers brace for a tough challenge in their title retention drive in the World Slasher Cup Invitational 9-Cock Derby 2 unfolding Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum...
Zark’s key to success: Topex knows best
by Kristina Villanueva - May 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Zark’s Burgers-Lyceum coach Topex Robinson has instilled the value of trust and helped his charges spread their wings and ascend to the PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup throne.
Jawbreakers surge back, nail D-L title
by Kristina Villanueva - May 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Mike Nzeusseu poured in half of his 28-point out in the fourth quarter as Zark’s Burgers-Lyceum battled back from 14 points down in the third to repulse Che’Lu Bar and Grill-San Sebastian, 92-82, and...
Jumamil rules tough Durianman Triathlon
by Kristina Villanueva - April 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Paul Jumamil bucked flu-like symptoms and went full throttle in the grueling cross-channel swim stage to gain early control en route to ruling the AirAsia Durianman Triathlon here yesterday.
Durianman Triathlon unfolds in Samal
by Kristina Villanueva - April 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Jonard Saim guns for a repeat but braces for a tough challenge from returning five-time champion Jong Sajulga as the Durianman Triathlon unfolds here today.
DLSU’s ‘heart-strong’ will make difference
by Kristina Villanueva - April 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Former La Salle star Manilla Santos-Ng believes the Lady Spikers’ big fighting heart will spell the difference between victory and defeat as they face the Far Eastern University Lady Tams in Game One of the...
Jawbreakers force ‘rubber’ vs Revellers
by Kristina Villanueva - April 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Zark’s Burgers-Lyceum withstood a late charge by Che’Lu Bar and Grill-San Sebastian and pulled off a 98-90 victory to force a sudden death for the PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup crown at the Ynares...
Revellers snare Game One over Jawbreakers
by Kristina Villanueva - April 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Che’Lu Bar and Grill-San Sebastian unleashed a strong finishing kick to repulse Zark’s Burgers-Lyceum in a thrilling fourth quarter duel, 107-103, and move a win away from nailing the PBA D-League Aspirants’...
Bell rallies Petron to Game one victory
by Kristina Villanueva - April 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Katherine Bell made a resounding debut for powerhouse Petron, firing 29 hits to help power the Blaze Spikers to a 25-18, 23-25, 25-16, 25-23 victory over Cocolife for the head start in their Chooks to Go-Philippine...
Revellers, Jawbreakers move to D-League final
by Kristina Villanueva - April 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Che’Lu Bar and Grill-San Sebastian and Zark’s Burgers-Lyceum finished off their fancied rivals in contrasting fashions to arrange a showdown of lower ranked sides for the PBA D-League Aspirants’...
Jawbreakers, Revellers pull off reversals
by Kristina Villanueva - April 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Zark’s Burgers-Lyceum and Che’Lu Bar and Grill-San Sebastian hacked out a pair of reversals over their fancied rivals to seize the head-start in their respective semifinal face-offs in the PBA D-League...
Lady Maroons trim Warriors in duel of ousted teams
by Kristina Villanueva - April 15, 2018 - 12:00am
University of the Philippines unleashed strong finishing kicks in the last three sets as it turned back University of the East, 14-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-23, to check a slow start and an error-prone game in a battle...
Jawbreakers storm to semis
by Kristina Villanueva - April 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Sixth-ranked Zark’s Burgers-Lyceum bucked tall odds, including the ouster of top gun CJ Perez and a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter, as it stunned No. 3 Centro Escolar University, 82-77, to barge into...
Lady Spikers clinch number 1 seed, repulse Falcons
by Kristina Villanueva - April 12, 2018 - 12:00am
La Salle rebounded from a third set defeat and ousted Adamson U from the semifinal race, posting a 25-21, 25-15, 22-25, 25-18, victory to clinch the top spot and a twice-to-beat edge in the UAAP Season 80 women’s...
Revellers clip Coffee Lovers; Jawbreakers shine
by Kristina Villanueva - April 11, 2018 - 12:00am
No. 4 Che’Lu Bar and Grill-San Sebastian unleashed a strong finishing kick as it rallied past fifth-ranked Gamboa Coffee Mix-St. Clare, 80-72, to advance to the semifinals of the PBA D-League Aspirants’...
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