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UST, Adamson declared UAAP girls basketball co-champions

Mar 14, 2020 - 6:03 PM

Amid the virus pandemic, the UAAP decides to cancel pending high school competitions

Defending champ NU downs Adamson for 2nd win

Mar 08, 2020 - 2:02 PM

NU escapes an Adamson comeback as the Bulldogs overcome their error-filled game

KEY PRESENCE. Nico Almendras leads the NU Bulldogs with 16 markers over the Adamson Soaring Falcons. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU wrecks Adamson, spoils Tai Bundit’s UAAP return

Mar 08, 2020 - 1:04 PM

The NU Lady Bulldogs cruise to their 2nd straight win in the UAAP Season 82 women's volleyball tournament

X-FACTOR. Margot Mutshima chips in 13 points to help lead the NU Lady Bulldogs past the Adamson Lady Falcons. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Papi Sarr makes public apology after assault incident

Mar 06, 2020 - 12:45 AM

Former Adamson standout Papi Sarr says sorry after assaulting a team official

REMORSE. Adamson's Papi Sarr admits he got too emotional. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Adamson stuns Ateneo in UAAP juniors semis turnaround win

Feb 12, 2020 - 6:10 PM

Rookie MVP Jake Figueroa takes over as the Baby Falcons oust the Blue Eaglets in the UAAP boys’ basketball stepladder semifinals

TURNAROUND WIN. Jake Figuerao (center) lifts the Baby Falcons out of a double-digit hole. Photo release

WATCH: Will Tai Bundit's magic work on the Adamson Lady Falcons?

Feb 11, 2020 - 9:58 PM

The young Adamson core mentored by UAAP champion coach Tai Bundit aims to make waves in Season 82

BOUNCE BACK BID. Tonnie Rose 'Thang' Ponce instills her veteran presence in the team. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Adamson rookie Jake Figueroa snags UAAP boys' MVP

Feb 07, 2020 - 1:23 PM

A 17-year-old find from Pampanga, Adamson's Jake Figueroa quickly dominates UAAP juniors basketball

PRIZED FIND. Jake Figueroa averages a double-double for the Adamson Baby Falcons. Photo release

La Salle destroys hapless Adamson to end failed season

Oct 30, 2019 - 2:49 PM

Out of the Final Four for the second straight season, La Salle makes sure to wrap up its campaign with a big triumph

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UST keeps twice-to-beat hopes alive after crucial win vs Adamson

Oct 26, 2019 - 6:46 PM

Challenged all game, the UST Tigers outlast the also-ran Adamson Falcons to stay in the hunt for the No. 2 spot

Photo release

Pumaren banks on future after missing 2nd career Final Four

Oct 26, 2019 - 2:34 PM

Franz Pumaren’s coaching magic ran out this season, but the multi-titled mentor sees 'future superstars' in the young Falcons roster

UPBEAT. Adamson coach Franz Pumaren looks to reclaim the team’s status as league contender next season. Photo release

Eager Ahanmisi set to return for final year after lost season

Oct 23, 2019 - 5:14 PM

The season didn't go as planned for the Adamson Falcons, so Jerrick Ahanmisi hopes to give it one more shot

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU eliminates free-falling Adamson from contention

Oct 23, 2019 - 3:01 PM

The FEU Tamaraws pull off a crucial win over the Adamson Falcons to continue their charge to the Final Four

IN THE RUNNING. L-Jay Gonzales and the Tamaraws continue their Final Four chase. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Cansino, Prado share UAAP Player of the Week award

Oct 21, 2019 - 5:14 PM

CJ Cansino proves why he was named team captain even as a sophomore, while Mar Prado joins an elite company with a sensational scoring outburst

KEY COGS. Mar Prado and CJ Cansino both come up big for their respective teams. Photos from UAAP


Chauca takes 'full responsibility' for repeat meltdown versus UP

Oct 21, 2019 - 2:52 PM

Adamson gets swept by UP in UAAP Season 82, squandering double-digit leads in their two encounters

TAKING RESPONSIBILITY. Val Chauca shoulders the burden as Adamson sees its Final Four hopes further dented. Photo from UAAP


IN PHOTOS: UP vs Adamson – UAAP Season 82, 2nd round

Oct 20, 2019 - 10:05 PM

Check out some photos of the cardiac victory that kept the UP Maroons at solo No. 2

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP stages stunning comeback in sweep of Adamson

Oct 20, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Figuring in another thriller, UP rallies from a double-digit deficit in the final quarter to escape Adamson and keep hold of the No. 2 spot

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Kai Sotto posterizer AP Manlapaz lifts Adamson with career game

Oct 14, 2019 - 2:05 PM

AP Manlapaz continues to carve his own place in Franz Pumaren's rotation for the Soaring Falcons

DOING THE LITTLE THINGS. AP Manlapaz says he did not expect his breakout streak. Photo from UAAP


Adamson snaps 4-game skid as NU melts down

Oct 12, 2019 - 4:04 PM

Banking on a huge fourth-quarter run, the Adamson Falcons drub the NU Bulldogs to get back on the winning column

BOUNCE-BACK. Simon Camacho and the Falcons arrest an alarming slide. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Pumaren refuses to desert Adamson, coaches game after surgery

Oct 10, 2019 - 9:35 AM

Just a day after undergoing kidney stones surgery, coach Franz Pumaren surprisingly shows up at the Adamson sidelines

‘TRUE LEADER.’ Franz Pumaren soldiers on even after a medical surgery. Photo release

Ateneo bucks Adamson scare one year after last loss

Oct 09, 2019 - 6:38 PM

After surviving a pesky Adamson side, the Ateneo Blue Eagles stretch their perfect run to stay unbeaten in the UAAP since October 10 last year

Gian Mamuyac. Photo release

'Marked men' Ahanmisi, Chauca not panicking amid Adamson slump

Oct 07, 2019 - 6:44 PM

The Adamson Soaring Falcons have lost 3 straight games after winning 3 of their first 5 outings in UAAP Season 82

OPTIMISTIC. Jerrick Ahanmisi calls for the rookies to step up in order for the Soaring Falcons to stay on track for a Final Four berth. Photo from UAAP


UE stuns Adamson to keep UAAP playoff hopes alive

Oct 05, 2019 - 4:16 PM

Alex Diakhite and Rey Suerte take charge as the UE Red Warriors kick off the second round with an upset over the Adamson Falcons

Alex Diakhite. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

In-form FEU shows up, drubs reeling Adamson

Sep 28, 2019 - 6:57 PM

The FEU Tamaraws make up for a recent embarrassing showing with a decisive victory over the Adamson Falcons

SNIPER. Hot-shooting rookie Xyrus Torres fuels the FEU Tamaraws’ second-half surge against the Adamson Falcons. Photo release Photo release

IN PHOTOS: La Salle vs Adamson – UAAP Season 82, 1st round

Sep 21, 2019 - 8:24 PM

Check out some game photos of La Salle's thrilling triumph over Adamson

UAAP Season 82 Men's Basketball: Adamson (Dark) vs La Salle (Light). Photo courtesy of UAAP photo release

Caracut comes up clutch as La Salle slips past Adamson

Sep 21, 2019 - 6:58 PM

The La Salle Green Archers lean on veteran Andrei Caracut to halt a worrying skid at the expense of the Adamson Falcons

Photo release

Clutch Chauca gunning for MVP, UAAP title to cap off lone season

Sep 19, 2019 - 4:52 PM

Fil-Peruvian guard Val Chauca hopes to continue doing all the right things for the Adamson Falcons

QUICK IMPACT. The Falcons vie to stay in the top 4 with new recruit Val Chauca at the helm. Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Adamson vs UST – UAAP Season 82, 1st round

Sep 18, 2019 - 8:23 PM

Check out the action shots in the Adamson Falcons' come-from-behind win over the UST Growling Tigers

UAAP photo release

Adamson soars over UST with huge 4th quarter run

Sep 18, 2019 - 3:19 PM

Storming back from 13 points down in the final quarter, the Adamson Falcons stun the UST Tigers to pick up their third triumph

UAAP photo release

Blazing 3rd quarter run propels UP to OT win over Adamson

Sep 15, 2019 - 7:29 PM

The UP Fighting Maroons emerge victorious in their heated Final Four rematch with the Adamson Soaring Falcons

SURGE. Kobe Paras leads UP's 3rd quarter surge to take home the win. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ahanmisi, Adamson roll over Diakhite-less UE

Sep 11, 2019 - 6:19 PM

Adamson takes advantage of a UE side playing minus Senegalese big man Alex Diakhite

photo by Michael Gatpandan

Douanga proves worth with monster game in Falcons’ OT escape

Sep 07, 2019 - 6:13 PM

The Adamson Falcons quickly show why they picked first-year center Lenda Douanga over the veteran Papi Sarr for a spot in the final roster

YOUNG GUNS. Adamson's Lenda Douanga and NU's Dave Ildefonso trade big buckets in the overtime thriller. Photo release

Douanga buzzer-beater lifts Adamson past NU in OT thriller

Sep 07, 2019 - 4:39 PM

The Adamson Falcons avert an upset just in time against the young NU Bulldogs behind the heroics of Lenda Douanga

CLUTCH. Lenda Douanga more than makes up for a subpar performance on opening day. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo survives late Adamson rally to kickstart 3-peat campaign

Sep 04, 2019 - 6:19 PM

Flashing their championship poise, the Blue Eagles storm out of the gates before holding off a late Falcons run

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Retooled Adamson back on the hunt for Season 82

Sep 01, 2019 - 5:14 PM

After coming so close to the UAAP finals, the Falcons hope to get back and finish the job this time

STARTING OVER. Jerrick Ahanmisi says last season has been a learning experience for the Falcons. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU overpowers Adamson for 7th straight UAAP men's volleyball finals

May 05, 2019 - 3:03 PM

The Bulldogs set the second longest finals streak in UAAP volleyball behind the La Salle Lady Spikers' 10 consecutive trips

TOO POWERFUL. NU makes quick work of Adamson to return to the finals. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler


UST vies to stay in UAAP semis bonus hunt

Apr 27, 2019 - 2:00 PM

The Golden Tigresses try to stay in the running for the remaining twice-to-beat Final Four advantage

CRUCIAL. Sisi Rondina and the UST Tigresses go for a crucial win against the NU Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo dumps Adamson, nails first UAAP semis bonus

Apr 24, 2019 - 5:40 PM

The Lady Eagles keep hold of the solo lead to secure the twice-to-beat advantage in the Final Four

ADVANTAGE. Kat Tolentino and the Ateneo Lady Eagles make the most out of their second chance to nail the Final Four edge.  Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo vies for semis bonus, La Salle tries to boost own bid

Apr 24, 2019 - 12:00 PM

The Lady Eagles shoot for the twice-to-beat Final Four incentive, while the Lady Spikers aim to secure at least a playoff for the bonus

FOCUSED. Ateneo hopes to rebound from its straight-set loss to rival La Salle. Contributed photo

UE sweeps Adamson for best record in 7 years

Apr 13, 2019 - 3:40 PM

(UPDATED) The perennial cellar-dwelling UE Lady Warriors pick up a third win to post their best record since Season 74

SWEEP. The UE Lady Warriors are aiming to finish strong this season. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo, Adamson boost bid for twice-to-beat semis bonus

Apr 13, 2019 - 3:13 PM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles and the Adamson Falcons notch separate wins to stay within striking distance of the top two slots

SOARING HIGH. The Adamson Soaring Falcons are tied with the Ateneo Blue Eagles at at 9-4 record. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo, La Salle banner blockbuster rematch as Adamson, UE collide

Apr 13, 2019 - 11:06 AM

Will defending champion La Salle pull off a sweep over Ateneo or will the league's No. 1 team get even?

REIGNING CHAMP. La Salle aims to prove that they can sweep Ateneo even if they're the No. 1 team in the league. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Men’s volleyball: Ateneo, Adamson punch Final Four tickets

Apr 10, 2019 - 2:47 PM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles and Adamson Soaring Falcons complete the UAAP men's volleyball semifinal cast

RETURN. The Ateneo Blue Eagles are back in the Final Four. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle overpowers Adamson, nears playoff berth

Apr 07, 2019 - 3:32 PM

(UPDATED) Defending champion La Salle tightens its hold of the solo 2nd spot to stay on track of the Final Four

NO SURPRISES. Rookie sensation Jolina dela Cruz and the La Salle Lady Spiker make sure to keep the game in control all the way. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/ Rappler

Leaders Ateneo, La Salle aim to dominate separate foes

Apr 07, 2019 - 1:31 PM

Ateneo looks to formalize its entry to the Final Four as La Salle nears playoff berth

MVP CANDIDTATE. Kat Tolentino and the Ateneo Lady Eagles are not looking back at their goal for a UAAP title. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Men’s volleyball: Adamson soars over UST; Ateneo drubs UP

Apr 06, 2019 - 2:36 PM

Adamson and Ateneo pull off key wins to prop up their Final Four bids

SOARING HIGH. The Adamson Soaring Falcons conquer the skidding UST Tiger Spikers. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU survives grueling Adamson duel for 3rd win

Mar 31, 2019 - 4:22 PM

(UPDATED) The NU Lady Bulldogs snap their skid after overcoming the Adamson Lady Falcons' tough challenge

BACK ON TRACK. The young NU Lady Bulldogs return to their winning ways. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UST aims for La Salle sweep as Adamson, NU vie to snap skids

Mar 31, 2019 - 12:27 PM

The UST Golden Tigresses look to prove they can dominate reigning champion La Salle once again

HIGH MOMENTUM. League No. 2 UST hopes to prove that they can defeat the defending champions again. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UST completes elims sweep of Adamson

Mar 27, 2019 - 3:22 PM

(UPDATED) Dragged to a five-setter in their first meeting, UST flashes its dominance to make quick work of Adamson this time

CRUISING. The UST Tigresses coast to their sixth victory. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

La Salle aims NU conquest as UST looks to bounce back vs Adamson

Mar 27, 2019 - 1:27 PM

Reigning champion La Salle tries to avoid another upset while UST vies to get back on track

VETERAN PRESENCE. La Salle's veterans need to step up their presence in order to lead the rookie-laden team. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU pulls through another 5-setter vs Adamson

Mar 24, 2019 - 4:55 PM

(UPDATED) Despite losing its top rookie to injury, FEU rallies past Adamson in a grueling showdown

GRIT. Celine Domingo and the FEU Lady Tamaraws figure in their fourth five-set game. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler