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UAAP women's volley: Tough road ahead for FEU; UP rebounds; DLSU stunned
by Rick Olivares - March 25, 2019 - 2:33pm
It was a very eventful UAAP women’s volleyball Sunday at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City.
Lady Bulldogs scrape past Lady Falcons in BBI women's hoops
by Rick Olivares - March 25, 2019 - 11:07am
The National University Lady Bulldogs squeaked past the Adamson University Lady Falcons in overtime, 50-49, in the sulit.ph BBI Women’s Under-25 tournament.
UAAP Women’s Volleyball: Ateneo’s resolve; UST’s potential
by Rick Olivares - March 22, 2019 - 3:10pm
While it ended up as a five-set win for Ateneo (19-25, 22-25, 27-25, 25-22, 15-11), it does show how far UST has come after years of frustration.
Vancouver's Nap Santos helping kababayans live their hoop dreams
by Rick Olivares - March 22, 2019 - 10:25am
Nap Santos’ team from North America, taking part in its maiden year in the Chooks to Go NBTC National Finals fell 99-69, but it does not detract one iota from the collective experience.
FEU rallies past Crossover Canada, enters NBTC semis
by Rick Olivares - March 21, 2019 - 4:08pm
RJ Abarrientos waxed hot in the fourth period as he almost singlehandedly towed the Baby Tamaraws into the Final Four with 20 points, including three triples. 
LPU, Italy advance to NBTC Division 2 semis
by Rick Olivares - March 21, 2019 - 2:27pm
Lyceum of the Philippines University of Cavite and Proud Pinoy Italy hurdled separate foes to book semifinals slots in the Division 2 playoffs of the Chooks to Go NBTC National Finals.
Faith, dreams and that 'One Big Fight': Faith Nisperos on her move to Ateneo
by Rick Olivares - March 20, 2019 - 3:17pm
If you want to fully understand Faith Nisperos, you will have to look farther than her volleyball credentials.
Crossover Canada books first ever NBTC quarters slot
by Rick Olivares - March 20, 2019 - 2:28pm
Durham Crossover Canada ensured that there would be no comeback magic for Sta. Clarita International School of Iloilo.
Metta World Peace to join Tab Baldwin, others in NBTC coaches meet
by Rick Olivares - March 20, 2019 - 1:19pm
What do Tab Baldwin, Rob Beveridge, Nash Racela and Metta World Peace have in common?
USA, Canada, New Zealand advance to NBTC Round of 16 
by Rick Olivares - March 19, 2019 - 4:37pm
The international teams composed of Filipinos born overseas advanced to the Round of 16 of the 2019 Chooks to Go NBTC National Finals set March 20 at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Meet Fil-American hoops sensation Kai Ballungay
by Rick Olivares - March 19, 2019 - 1:20pm
The tall and aerodynamic 6’7” Ballungay tallied 19 points, 12 rebounds, three assists, one steal and one block versus three turnovers in Team USA’s 78-45 romp over AusPinoy Australia.
Ron Artest's son JeRon in town for NBTC tiff
by Rick Olivares - March 19, 2019 - 9:50am
For FilAmSports USA, 18-year old JeRon Artest is making a case to be seen and heard.
Iloilo, Narvacan post come-from-behind wins in NBTC
by Rick Olivares - March 18, 2019 - 5:28pm
Narvacan National high School out of Candon, Ilocos Sur, and Sta. Clarita International School of Iloilo carved their name on the Mall of Asia Arena hardcourt with a pair of heart-stopping, come-from-behind win...
UAAP women's volley: UP finds its groove; NU's potential; more questions for FEU
by Rick Olivares - March 18, 2019 - 1:32pm
Were there any surprises for the weekend UAAP women’s volleyball matches? Not exactly.
Crossover Canada to parade more Fil-foreign prospects via NBTC
by Rick Olivares - March 15, 2019 - 4:42pm
When Durham Crossover Canada makes their fourth appearance in the NBTC National Finals, they will parade four Filipino-Canadians who local colleges should take a look at.
Upsets, close encounters mark MPBL quarterfinals
by Rick Olivares - March 15, 2019 - 1:53pm
After a long and seemingly interminable season, the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup quarterfinals is on.
UAAP volley: Gut check time for UP; NU continues to impress; Ateneo finds its legs
by Rick Olivares - March 14, 2019 - 11:55am
Here are three thoughts from Wednesday's UAAP women’s volleyball action.
Looking at the Ateneo Lady Eagles' win over UP
by Rick Olivares - March 12, 2019 - 4:00pm
I recall what Ateneo Lady Eagles head coach Oliver Almadro said following the opening day loss to La Salle about his team playing their worst and the league had yet to see them at their best.
Fatima stuns San Sebastian for BBI men's crown
by Rick Olivares - March 11, 2019 - 12:45pm
The Phoenix pulled the rug from under the favored Golden Stags, 61-55, to bag the championships at the Moro Lorenzo Sports Center.
6 international teams banner NBTC National Finals
by Rick Olivares - March 11, 2019 - 11:44am
It doesn’t get any bigger than this. The Philippines’ annual high school version of the American March Madness and the All-Star Game is here.
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