Desiree Cheng - updates

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De Jesus thanks graduating Des Cheng for leading La Salle

May 05, 2019 - 10:47 PM

'Para sa akin ginawa naman niya yung sa side niya kung ano yung dapat sa team, sa abot ng kaya niya,' La Salle coach Ramil de Jesus on captain Des Cheng

FAREWELL. A tearful Des Cheng wraps up her five-year UAAP stint. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

La Salle's Desiree Cheng named UAAP Player of the Week

Apr 01, 2019 - 7:15 PM

Coming off an embarrassing loss to UP, La Salle books back-to-back wins against NU and UST with its team captain finding her groove

CAPTAIN. Des Cheng rights the La Salle ship with her scoring prowess and leadership. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Hobbling Cheng flashes leadership in La Salle's revenge win

Mar 28, 2019 - 4:13 PM

Desiree Cheng steps up to the call for leadership in the crucial stages of La Salle's title defense

CAPTAIN CHENG. Desiree Cheng makes sure everyone sees a veteran deliver for La Salle. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Absent Cheng: 'Everyone is stepping up to prove something'

Mar 09, 2019 - 9:02 PM

Desiree Cheng praises her teammates for filling in her shoes as the La Salle captain was forced to rest her right shoulder

STRUGGLING. Desiree Cheng sits out but watches her team barge back into the win column. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Couple talk: How DLSU athletes Kib and Des thrive on teamwork

Jan 13, 2019 - 11:14 AM

Check out how La Salle varsity players Kib Montalbo and Des Cheng support each other on and off the court

'Double celebration' for graduating DLSU players Cheng, Saga in win vs UP

Feb 10, 2018 - 8:15 PM

Desiree Cheng will have another chance to march in the university's recognition rights once she completes her Master's degree

GRADUATING. Desiree Cheng chooses to miss her graduation ceremony and score 10 points in the game. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Filipino athletes who made waves on social media in 2017

Dec 24, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Here are some of the most talked about local athletes and sports teams on Rappler's social media accounts for this year

Desiree Cheng steps up for La Salle in comeback year

May 05, 2017 - 3:23 PM

Cheng found motivation in Game 1 as her father flew in from Taiwan to watch her and the Lady Spikers in the UAAP Finals

BACK IN GREEN. Desiree Cheng has made up for missed time by finishing in the top 20 of scoring this season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lady Spikers easily dispatches Adamson in straight sets

Feb 15, 2015 - 6:55 PM

La Salle was spearheaded by Ara Galang who finished with 20 points as the Lady Spikers steamroll ahead leading into Wednesday s showdown with Ateneo

Mika Reyes and the Lady Spikers had little difficulty in getting past Adamson. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Which region will earn top volleyball honors at Palaro 2014?

Apr 28, 2014 - 6:25 PM

Before they were stars of the UAAP many of today s volleyball icons first showed their talent at Palarong Pambansa Which region will assert its dominance at Palaro 2014?

VOLLEYBALLING. NCR took home top honors in women's volleyball last year, defeating Western Visayas. Can they win it once again? Photo by Rappler/Roy Secretario

Lookback: Palaro 2013 volleyball highlights

Apr 26, 2014 - 3:18 PM

As excitement spikes for palaro 2014 let s take a look back with what happened in the volleyball women s division last year

MVP. Cheng won yet another MVP after leading NCR to the crown. File poto by Roy Secretario/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Ateneo Lady Eagles defeat La Salle in Game 3

Mar 12, 2014 - 8:31 PM

Relive the magic and drama of Ateneo s Game 3 victory over La Salle University in the UAAP women s volleyball finals in photos

Alyssa Valdez of Ateneo spikes one past Kim Fajardo of La Salle

UAAP: La Salle Lady Spikers blast UE to complete first round sweep

Jan 15, 2014 - 5:15 PM

The De La Salle University Lady Spikers won their 23rd straight game dominating the University of the East Lady Warriors to finish the first round of eliminations undefeated

DOMINANCE. Lady Spiker Desiree Cheng slams home one of her 8 points. Photo by Josh Abeleda

Back-to-back women's volleyball title for dominant NCR

Apr 27, 2013 - 6:41 PM

NCR defeated Central Visayas for the girls crown while Calabarzon edged NCR for the men s volleyball title

MVP. Cheng won yet another MVP after leading NCR to the crown. Photo by Rappler/Roy Secretario.

NCR spikers wallop Cagayan Valley

Apr 22, 2013 - 6:56 PM

NCR broke little sweat in cruising past Cagayan Valley in secondary girls volleyball

Preview: Powerhouse NCR, Western Visayas favored in girls volley

Apr 20, 2013 - 11:50 AM

Powerhouse teams from NCR and Western Visayas are expected to contend for the 2013 Palaro girls volley title