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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

UAAP badminton: NU nails top playoffs seed

Sep 28, 2019 - 3:52 PM

The NU Bulldogs secure the No. 1 spot and semifinal bonus after pinning a first loss on the La Salle Green Shuttlers

VETERANS. Keeyan Gabuelo and Solomon Padiz Jr secure the doubles match for the NU Bulldogs. Photo release

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 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 finds new challenge in Adamson's Val Chauca

Sep 04, 2019 - 10:47 PM

Coach Tab Baldwin says his Blue Eagles did a good job on Jerrick Ahanmisi, but the Falcons unveil a new threat in Fil-Peruvian guard Valandre Chauca

CHALLENGE. Valandre Chauca topscores for Adamson with 17 points to go with 4 assists. Photo from release

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

Late drama in Filoil semis as La Salle, San Beda scrape close wins

Jun 20, 2019 - 7:52 PM

La Salle and San Beda slip past separate foes to arrange a title showdown in the preseason tournament

TOUGH CHALLENGE. Justine Baltazar and the La Salle Green Archers dispatch the Lyceum Pirates in the semifinals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FilOil: UP snaps loss streak over CEU, Baste outlasts Mapua in OT

May 25, 2019 - 9:30 PM

The UP Maroons pull through despite playing minus team stars Ricci Rivero, Kobe Paras, and Juan Gomez de Liaño

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Men's volleyball: Adamson upsets FEU; UST ends losing skid

Apr 03, 2019 - 3:30 PM

The Adamson Falcons trip the FEU Tamaraws in a five-set stunner as the UST Tigers end their four-game slump

WINNING WAYS. UST stops UP to get back on the winning track. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Men's volleyball: NU survives Ateneo; Adamson ousts UP

Mar 30, 2019 - 3:51 PM

The Bulldogs roll to their ninth straight victory against the Blue Eagles in a rematch of last year’s finals

HOT STREAK. The NU Bulldogs overcome a tough challenge from a familiar foe to sustain their hot run. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson claims share of 3rd as UE upsets UST

Mar 17, 2019 - 3:05 PM

The Falcons and the Red Warriors arrest their skids on the last day of the UAAP men's volleyball first round

REBOUND. Adamson recovers from a three-game slide. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU stretches streak to 5, Ateneo secures solo 3rd

Mar 13, 2019 - 1:04 PM

Defending champion NU makes quick work of UP as Ateneo also trips Adamson in straight sets

OVERPOWERED. NU team captain Francis Saura soars for a kill over the struggling Maroons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP men’s volleyball: FEU notches 6th straight win

Mar 10, 2019 - 1:27 PM

Unbeaten FEU dispatches Adamson in straight sets, while Ateneo keeps UP winless in 5 games

UNRIVALED. There's still no stopping the FEU Tamaraws. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP men’s volleyball: NU ends Adamson's hot start

Mar 03, 2019 - 2:41 PM

The Bulldogs and Falcons wind up sharing second place in the UAAP Season 81 men's volleyball tournament

NO SWEEP. The NU Bulldogs restore the unpredictable UAAP Season 81 men's volleyball tournament. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP men's volleyball: Bulldogs keep Green Spikers winless

Feb 27, 2019 - 3:08 PM

Defending champion NU posts back-to-back wins as Adamson stays unbeaten in 3 games

COMEBACK. The NU Bulldogs survive a first-set scare. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson grabs share of lead as NU recovers from shock loss

Feb 23, 2019 - 2:57 PM

The Falcons roll to their second straight win while the defending champion Bulldogs bounce back against the Warriors

STRONG START. Adamson Falcons captain Paolo Pablico comes up for a block against Geraint Bacon. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Streak over but Adamson Falcons show no quit in them

Oct 08, 2018 - 6:09 PM

Adamson head coach Franz Pumaren likes how his team showed 'a sense of character'

SILVER LINING. Franz Pumaren is rather pleased with how the Adamson Soaring Falcons have learned to mount comebacks. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Adamson believes it’s time to take the next step

Sep 03, 2018 - 8:05 PM

The mission has always been clear for coach Franz Pumaren – to deliver Adamson's first UAAP championship in four decades

BIG YEAR. Jerrick Ahanmisi expects a breakthrough season for the Adamson Falcons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LOOK: Ateneo kicks off UAAP title drive vs Adamson

Aug 16, 2018 - 10:08 PM

Check out the blockbuster games in the UAAP Season 81 opening weekend

Red Lions clip Falcons to book Filoil semis berth

Jun 28, 2018 - 5:37 PM

Javee Mocon takes over in the final stretch as San Beda advances to the semifinals versus Saint Benilde

LEADER. San Beda star Robert Bolick drops 23 points to power the Red Lions to the next round. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

The UAAP Season 80 Graduation Honor Roll

Nov 11, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Jayjay Alejandro of NU, Ron Dennison of FEU, and Rob Manalang of Adamson conclude their final UAAP season in exemplary fashion

TOP OF THE CLASS. Rob Manalang of Adamson, Jayjay Alejandro of NU, Ron Dennison of FEU

Ateneo Blue Eagles exploit Sarr-less Adamson Falcons for blowout win

Sep 09, 2017 - 7:24 PM

The Blue Eagles best the Adamson Falcons by 20 points to open their season

DOMINANCE. Ateneo wins the first round of the battle of the blue birds. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson Soaring Falcons season 80 team preview – Reaching the stratosphere

Sep 05, 2017 - 7:35 PM

The core which led Adamson out of the cellar is back with years of eligibility to spare

FINALLY A CONTENDER. Pumaren led the Adamson Falcons to the final four after years of finishing at the bottom. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson ends FEU’s win streak, strengthens Final Four bid

Nov 06, 2016 - 2:35 PM

The Falcons escape the Tamaraws in a close encounter thanks to a late travelling violation

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Sarr’s big game lifts Adamson past UE

Oct 22, 2016 - 6:38 PM

Adamson snaps a two game losing skid and improves to 5 5 to improve the team s Final Four chances

Hard work pays off for UP rookie Javi Gomez De Liano

Oct 12, 2016 - 9:50 PM

Gomez De Liano has the best game of his college career to date against Adamson

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Montalbo hits dagger 3 as La Salle survives Adamson’s rally

Oct 09, 2016 - 6:58 PM

Ben Mbala scores 18 points and 10 rebounds in La Salle s eighth straight win

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

The quick rise of La Salle’s young blood

Sep 27, 2016 - 3:19 PM

DLSU is already expected to be great With the quick rise of its rookies it may even be better

Aldin Ayo’s confidence erases the doubt for Abu Tratter

Sep 24, 2016 - 6:05 PM

Abu Tratter made mistakes Aldin Ayo went back to him anyway The trust was rewarded

Former Blue Eagle Jerie Pingoy transfers to Adamson

Jun 23, 2016 - 2:41 PM

Pingoy is excited to play in the system of Adamson head coach Franz Pumaren

Maverick and Jerrick Ahanmisi: Flying under the radar

May 22, 2016 - 5:54 PM

As Jerrick Ahanmisi finds his form with the Adamson Falcons his PBA champion elder brother Maverick is by his side supporting him

BROTHERS KEEPER. Maverick Ahanmisi (L) and Jerrick Ahanmisi (R) are making their mark on Philippine basketball after arriving in the country. Maverick photo from Twitter, Jerrick photo by Naveen Ganglani

San Sebastian, Adamson earn wins, learn lessons in Filoil

May 13, 2016 - 6:36 PM

The San Sebastian Stags and Adamson Falcons bowled over their respective Filoil Flying V Premier Cup opponents in contrasting fashion

Jerrick Ahanmisi commits to Franz Pumaren’s Adamson

Feb 20, 2016 - 12:15 PM

Adamson coach Pumaren says his new recruit brother of Rain or Shine Elasto Painters rookie guard Maverick has high basketball IQ and is very competitive

Bulldogs rally late, avoid colossal loss to Soaring Falcons in OT

Oct 21, 2015 - 4:35 PM

J Jay Alejandro hits four big free throws at the end of regulation and comes up big in overtime to lead his team

UST tops Adamson, claims first win in UAAP Season 78

Sep 05, 2015 - 7:41 PM

University of Santo Tomas opened its season against Adamson University with a 70 64 victory

Ed Daquioag scored 28 points for UST in an opening day win. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Puzzled Duremdes opens up about Adamson firing

Jun 02, 2015 - 4:56 AM

The last thing Kenneth Duremdes expected to hear when his phone rang over the weekend was that he was being fired after one season as Adamson coach

NO WARNING. Kenneth Duremdes says he was fired over the phone. He feels he deserved a face-to-face meeting at the least. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson releases statement on Duremdes’ sacking

Jun 01, 2015 - 7:05 PM

Kenneth Duremdes led Adamson to a 1 13 record in his lone season as Falcons coach

Kenneth Duremdes had a rough stint at his alma mater. File photo by Josh Albelda

Adamson sacks coach Duremdes

May 31, 2015 - 11:02 PM

Kenneth Duremdes will no longer call the shots for the Adamson Falcons this coming UAAP Season 78

Kenneth Duremdes had a dismal tenure in his lone season with Adamson, slumping to last place with a 1-13 record. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Mustre leaves DLSU, confirms move to Adamson

Feb 10, 2015 - 4:50 PM

Guard Terence Mustre says he wants to show what he can do on the basketball court and to take the next step of his career with the Adamson Falcons

TRANSFER. Guard Terence Mustre, seeking playing time, transfers from DLSU to Adamson.

UE fights through slow start to defeat Adamson

Aug 24, 2014 - 4:52 PM

The UE Red Warriors overcame a halftime deficit to run away with the victory over the Adamson Soaring Falcons

Charles Mammie of UE lays in two points. Photo by Mark Cristino

FEU takes control of second place by outlasting Adamson

Aug 13, 2014 - 7:26 PM

The rookie laden Adamson Falcons will finish the first round of the UAAP’s 77th season with a winless 0 7 slate as FEU takes control of second place in the standings

TAMARAW STAMPEDE. FEU's Mike finished with  21 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Photo by Josh Albelda

Duremdes: Falcons not making Final Four this year, but future is bright

Jul 10, 2014 - 6:06 PM

With nine rookies in his team Adamson head coach says the goal is to develop now and win later

FALCON COACH. Adamson head coach and former PBA standout Kenneth Duremdes believes his team is built for the future. Photo by Rappler

UE hopes to rebound from first loss; UST, Adamson collide

Jul 06, 2013 - 1:11 PM

UE Warriors and NU Bulldogs face each other for the first time since battling for the FilOil title Adamson and UST gun for their 2nd win

LIGHTNING-QUICK. Sumang will spearhead the Warriors' charge in Season 76. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

UAAP coaches: NU is top Season 76 contender

Jun 25, 2013 - 10:12 PM

UAAP coaches pegged the NU Bulldogs as the top contender in Season 76

LET THE GAMES BEGIN. Coaches pose for posterity before the UAAP wars begin. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

UAAP Season 76 Men's Basketball Rosters

Jun 24, 2013 - 7:10 PM

The full rosters of all 8 men s basketball teams in UAAP Season 76

FilOil: Cinderella run continues for semis-bound UE

Jun 04, 2013 - 9:45 AM

Roi Sumang and UE are into the semis after beating Adamson in the quarterfinals

NO MORE LOSING. Sumang propelled the Warriors to victory. Photo from FilOil Flying V Sports Facebook page.

Parks hits game-winner as NU beats Adamson

May 07, 2013 - 11:28 AM

Bobby Ray Parks drilled the game winning jumper as NU clawed back to beat Adamson in the FilOil preseason tournament

BIG LIFT. Aroga had 20 points and 16 boards for NU. Photo from FilOil Flying V Sports Facebook page.

FilOil: SWU zings UST; Arellano zaps Adamson

May 04, 2013 - 10:00 PM

Southwestern U finished their FilOil campaign by beating UST while Arellano rolled to its fourth straight win

STINGING. The Cobras were too much for the Tigers. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

Cebu big man excited to soar in UAAP

Apr 27, 2013 - 5:43 PM

Dawn Ochea showed the country what he will bring for Adamson in the UAAP

DAWN OF A NEW ERA. Ochea ushers in a new period in Adamson basketball. Photo by Rappler/Kevin dela Cruz.

FilOil Cup: Blue Eagles defeat Altas; Falcons wallop Pirates

Apr 18, 2012 - 4:55 PM

Blue Eagles composure put to test after escaping Altas by a squeaker 62 60