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Who dares wins: The Petro Gazz Angels
by Rick Olivares - July 15, 2019 - 1:13pm
The British Special Air Service, that elite commando team tasked with taking on tough and impossible military missions, has a creed: “Who dares wins.”
Blazers, Altas squeak past foes in Day 2 of NCAA 95
by Rick Olivares - July 10, 2019 - 12:22pm
The second day of 95th NCAA seniors basketball tournament was certainly not wanting in drama and nailbiters.
Power PVL finals duel up as Angels, Cool Smashers face off
by Rick Olivares - July 9, 2019 - 11:23am
It seems only right that the two best teams in the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference meet in the finals Wednesday at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
Impressive LPU win opens NCAA 95
by Rick Olivares - July 8, 2019 - 10:47am
The match of the opening weekend belonged to the Colegio de San Juan de Letran-Lyceum of the Philippines University game where the latter pulled off an impressive 84-80 win.
NCAA 95 Preview: JRU Heavy Bombers
by Rick Olivares - July 5, 2019 - 12:35pm
The three biggest challenges of the Jose Rizal University Heavy Bombers this season are one, to put points on the board; two, to better last year’s three-win total; and three, to stay out of the cellar.
NCAA 95 Preview: Arellano Chiefs
by Rick Olivares - July 4, 2019 - 10:07am
When I look at the Arellano University chiefs this season, I think they have a bit more scoring up front (but still not at the center position) and not enough from the guards.
NCAA 95 Preview: EAC Generals
by Rick Olivares - July 4, 2019 - 9:56am
The Emilio Aguinaldo College Generals could be this season’s Perpetual Help Altas (based on Season 94) where they shocked everyone with their solid performance and took names and kicked butt.
NCAA 95 Preview: Mapua Cardinals
by Rick Olivares - July 3, 2019 - 10:29am
Welcome to Homegrown Pride Year 2 with former star Randy Alcantara now on the sidelines for Mapua.
NCAA 95 Preview: St. Benilde Blazers
by Rick Olivares - July 3, 2019 - 9:45am
It is a tough NCAA season, and whatever happened before is done. No excuses. It is time for CSB to step up its game.
NCAA 95 Preview: San Sebastian Golden Stags
by Rick Olivares - July 2, 2019 - 1:23pm
When I think of these San Sebastian College Recoletos Golden Stags, I cannot help but wonder if this team would have won it all had everyone been in place last season.
NCAA 95 Preview: Letran Knights
by Rick Olivares - July 2, 2019 - 11:29am
The Knights can win it all.
NCAA 95 Preview: Lyceum Pirates
by Rick Olivares - July 1, 2019 - 2:18pm
The Lyceum Pirates could either take the next step and become the next NCAA champion or suffer the same fate as the Arellano Chiefs of recent vintage.
NCAA 95 Preview: San Beda Red Lions
by Rick Olivares - July 1, 2019 - 12:03pm
Although three-peat champion San Beda University still has enough in the tank to win a fourth consecutive title for the second time, they will be challenged by several teams that have rebuilt themselves to cont...
UP's Rivero is Filoil top scorer; SBU's Nelle top assist man
by Rick Olivares - June 25, 2019 - 2:37pm
Despite suiting up in only four matches, the University of the Philippines’ Ricci Rivero finished with the highest scoring average of the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup with 21.0 points per game.
Meet the new 'Bandana Kids': San Beda's James Kwekuteye and Evan Nelle
by Rick Olivares - June 24, 2019 - 7:48pm
Evan Nelle and James Kwekuteye are only in their second year with the Red Lions but even as early as their freshman years, they already stamped their class on San Beda basketball. 
San Benildo upsets Xavier to bag Filoil 11-U crown
by Rick Olivares - June 24, 2019 - 10:38am
The Colegio De San Benildo Blazing Wolves opened Championship Sunday of the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup with a stunning upset over the undefeated and highly fancied Xavier Golden Stallions, 41-39.
Looking at the DLSU-SBU Filoil finals match-up
by Rick Olivares - June 21, 2019 - 1:44pm
This is the fourth Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup finals between De La Salle University and San Beda University.
Xavier, San Benildo forge Filoil 11-Under finals clash
by Rick Olivares - June 20, 2019 - 2:44pm
Xavier, unbeaten in nine matches, dispatched De La Salle Zobel, 46-34, while Colegio De San Benildo seized the game from the La Salle Greenhills Greenies in the second frame to win, 64-50.
NU, San Beda collide for Filoil juniors crown
by Rick Olivares - June 20, 2019 - 2:36pm
Nazareth School of National University and San Beda University turned back separate foes to advance to the championship round of the Juniors division of the Filoil Flying v Preseason Cup.
Opinion: Parents of college cagers speak out
by Rick Olivares - June 19, 2019 - 1:44pm
We sat down with several parents of some student-athletes who had quite something to say about collegiate sports.
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