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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

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

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

Adamson bags PVL Collegiate crown

Oct 12, 2019 - 2:32 PM

Louie Romero stars as Adamson sweeps UST in the finals to rule the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference

DOMINANT. The Adamson Lady Falcons celebrate on the podium after making quick work of the UST Tigresses. Photo from PVL

PVL: Motolite charges; Adamson trips UST in Collegiate finals opener

Oct 09, 2019 - 11:13 PM

Motolite stops the streaking Petro Gazz as Adamson draws first blood against UST in Game 1 of the Collegiate Conference finals

UPSET. Motolite Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Choco Mucho shuts down Motolite, Petro Gazz blanks Chef’s Classics

Oct 02, 2019 - 10:10 PM

Bang Pineda's phenomenal floor defense keeps Choco Mucho's streak alive, while Petro Gazz secures its 8th win of the conference

SAVING GRACE. Bang Pineda's excellent floor defense lifts Choco Mucho to its fourth straight win in the 2019 PVL Open Conference. Photo from release

UAAP beach volleyball: UST, La Salle stay perfect

Sep 28, 2019 - 2:56 PM

UST and La Salle roll to a 4-0 start after posting contrasting triumphs in women's beach volleyball action

GRITTY. La Salle's Tin Tiamzon and Justine Jazareno overcome the tough challenge of FEU's  Sheena Gallentes and Sheila Mae Kiseo. Photo release

NU Lady Bulldogs extend UAAP win streak to 82

Sep 07, 2019 - 1:11 PM

Rookie Camille Clarin drops 23 points to power the NU Lady Bulldogs past the Adamson Lady Falcons

YOUNG SENSATION. Camille Clarin leads the NU Lady Bulldogs to a 2-0 start. Photo release

Adamson ends season with straight-sets stunner over UP

Apr 27, 2019 - 6:40 PM

The Lady Falcons snaps a nine-game skid while the Lady Maroons absorb their fourth straight loss

SKID OVER. Adamson Lady Falcons cap their UAAP Season 81 campaign on a winning note. 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

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

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

UP thwarts Adamson to arrest skid

Mar 17, 2019 - 6:03 PM

(UPDATED) The UP Lady Maroons grab a share of 4th place to return to the upper half of the standings at the end of the UAAP first round

IN FORM. The UP Lady Maroons regain their winning stride to end the first round on a positive note. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UP, Adamson go for bounce-back win as UST eyes share of 2nd

Mar 17, 2019 - 1:07 PM

The UP Lady Maroons and Adamson Lady Falcons aim to end their skids while UST looks to cap off the 1st round on a high note

SHOCK LOSS. UP's loss to NU fuels its determination to end the first round on a high note. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo dominates Adamson, extends win streak

Mar 13, 2019 - 4:06 PM

(UPDATED) After losing to rival La Salle in the opener, Ateneo rebounds and rolls to 5 straight wins

MOMENTUM. The Ateneo Lady Eagles are determined to close out the first round with a winning streak. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP targets bounce-back win over NU as Ateneo, Adamson battle

Mar 13, 2019 - 12:21 PM

A motivated UP side vies to get back on track versus NU while Ateneo looks to solidify its hold of 1st place over Adamson

BOUNCE-BACK BID. The UP Lady Maroons try to shake off their heartbreaking loss to Ateneo. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU denies gutsy Adamson for share of 3rd

Mar 10, 2019 - 4:15 PM

(UPDATED) The FEU Lady Tamaraws pick up their fourth win to gain a share of 3rd place with defending champion La Salle and UST

WINNING STREAK. The FEU Lady Tamaraws are on a roll just before they face defending champion La Salle. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo, UP fight for solo lead as Adamson, FEU tangle

Mar 10, 2019 - 12:43 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles and UP Lady Maroons dispute the top spot in the Battle of Katipunan

PRESEASON FAVORITES. The UP Lady Maroons vie for the top spot currently held by the Ateneo Lady Eagles. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Adamson players reveal emotional moment in Padda's exit

Mar 03, 2019 - 7:46 PM

Adamson senior Joy Dacoron says the Lady Falcons were all shocked when coach Air Padda broke the news to them

EMOTIONAL. Joy Dacoron endures her second mid-season coaching change because of Air Padda's departure. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

'Unprepared' new coach Getigan steers Adamson to 1st triumph

Mar 03, 2019 - 6:50 PM

The three-time Palarong Pambansa champion coach hopes to quickly turn around the Lady Falcons' campaign

MAGIC. Onyok Getigan works his magic that steers Adamson to its first win. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Adamson dedicates breakthrough win to ex-coach Air Padda

Mar 03, 2019 - 5:41 PM

The Adamson Lady Falcons prove they can be winners as they dominate the NU Lady Bulldogs

FOCUSED. Despite the coaching shakeup, the Lady Falcons stay focused to overwhelm the Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

After coaching shakeup, Adamson targets 1st win as Ateneo, UE clash

Mar 03, 2019 - 1:22 PM

Adamson tries to snap a winless run versus NU with a new coach at the helm, while Ateneo and UE aim to ride on their winning momentum

IMPROVED ADAMSON? The Adamson Lady Falcons enter their match against NU with a new coach at helm. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Air Padda out as Adamson head coach

Mar 01, 2019 - 5:55 PM

After a 0-3 start under coach Air Padda, the Lady Falcons tap Onyok Getigan to steer them to a breakthrough win in the UAAP women's volleyball tournament

SLIDING DOWN. Adamson says Air Padda will still be part of the coaching staff. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UE Lady Warriors snatch 1st win at Adamson's expense

Feb 27, 2019 - 6:45 PM

(UPDATED) The Lady Warriors score a breakthrough triumph in the UAAP women's volleyball tournament

WINNING EFFORT. Judith Abil spikes against Krich Macaslang and Eli Soyud. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle vies to stay solo on top as Adamson, UE dispute 1st win

Feb 27, 2019 - 11:57 AM

Reigning champion La Salle looks to stop a young NU team, while Adamson and UE try to avoid dropping to a 0-3 hole

UNBEATEN. La Salle looks to conquer the young Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle takes slice of lead with conquest of Adamson

Feb 23, 2019 - 5:46 PM

(UPDATED) Reigning champion La Salle gets to share the top spot with UP after a straight-set win over Adamson

UNRIVALED. Michelle Cobb and the La Salle Lady Spikers come out in full control against the Lady Falcons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST overcomes late Adamson challenge

Feb 17, 2019 - 4:33 PM

(UPDATED) The UST Golden Tigresses blow a two-set lead but manage to arrest the Adamson Lady Falcons' late surge

FULL CONTROL. Sisi Rondina takes charge in the UST Tigresses' opening-day campaign. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Adamson Lady Falcons put themselves to the test

Feb 09, 2019 - 1:25 PM

The Adamson Lady Falcons can't wait to flash their peak form and see their hard work pay off in the UAAP

STEPPING UP. Bernadette Flora (left) and Eli Soyud are among those called by Air Padda to step up to the challenge. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Lady Maroons, Tams seal PVL title clash

Sep 02, 2018 - 9:29 PM

UP and FEU stun the top two seeds to advance to the Premier Volleyball League championship series

BIG GAME. UP star Isa Molde (center) comes up big as the Lady Maroons shock the top-ranked Adamson Lady Falcons. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Lady Falcons, Tams force PVL sudden-death semis

Sep 01, 2018 - 8:21 PM

Adamson regains its deadly form as FEU pulls off a comeback win in the Premier Volleyball League semifinals

DOMINANT. The Adamson Lady Falcons prove yet again why they're the top seed. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Lady Maroons shock Falcons, near PVL finals

Aug 29, 2018 - 8:30 PM

UP and UST are just a win away from arranging a title showdown in the Premier Volleyball League

UPSET. UP stuns erstwhile unbeaten Adamson in Game 1 of the PVL semifinals. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

PVL: Adamson completes sweep, UP takes last semis seat

Aug 26, 2018 - 9:15 PM

The Lady Falcons and the the Lady Maroons arrange a best-of-three semifinal duel in the Premier Volleyball League

PERFECT. The Adamson Lady Falcons celebrate their 7-0 sweep of the eliminations. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Weary Lady Falcons foil Red Spikers, near sweep

Aug 19, 2018 - 10:00 PM

Adamson stretches its unbeaten run to 6 games in the Premier Volleyball League

ATTACK. Adamson's Bernadette Flora fires one over San Beda's Jiezela Viray. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Adamson, FEU book PVL semis berths

Aug 18, 2018 - 10:30 PM

The Lady Falcons and the Lady Tamaraws recover from wobbly starts to advance to the next round

PERFECT RUN. Adamson stretches its unbeaten run to five games after turning back an Eya Laure-less UST side. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Lady Falcons pull off 'ugly win' vs Blazers

Jul 29, 2018 - 5:15 PM

Adamson outlasts St. Benilde in scrambling win to clinch its second straight victory in the Premier Volleyball League

DEFENSIVE STAND. Bernadette Flora, Lea Ann Perez and Eli Soyud put up a solid Adamson front against a hard-fighting St. Benilde side. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

WATCH: Jema Galanza electrifies off court as power outage hits PVL game

May 12, 2018 - 9:13 PM

The former Adamson Lady Falcon drops some swag dance moves during a blackout midway through the game

SECRET TALENT. Jema Galanza shows her 'other side' on the court. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson Lady Falcons cap off season, avenge skid with sweep of UST

Apr 14, 2018 - 6:15 PM

(UPDATED) The Lady Falcons end their 3-game losing streak against the top guns of the UAAP

UAAP WVBall AdUvsUST 20180414. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

DLSU Lady Spikers eliminate Adamson to clinch twice-to-beat

Apr 11, 2018 - 4:10 PM

(UPDATED) Adamson bows out of Final 4 contention, whiile DLSU, Far Eastern University, Ateneo and National University are this season's semi-finalists

TWICE-TO-BEAT. The DLSU Lady Spikers clinch the advantage in their penultimate elimination match. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU Lady Tamaraws clinch Final 4 berth at Adamson's expense

Apr 07, 2018 - 4:31 PM

(UPDATED) The Lady Tamaraws are on a two-game winning streak

PLAYOFF BOUND. The FEU Lady Tamaraws are on a two-game winning streak as they make it to the playoffs. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Sports has no gender: The journey of Adamson Lady Falcons coach Ewon Arayi

Apr 02, 2018 - 11:41 AM

Merenciana Ewonritseorlagha “Ewon” Rosete Arayi’s lengthy list of accomplishments as a basketball player easily rivals that of her name

NO BOUNDARIES. Ewon Arayi believes sports knows no gender and she has proven it with her work on the hardcourt. Photo taken from Arayi's Facebook account

Beyond volleyball, beauty pageants: Padda celebrates women empowerment

Mar 29, 2018 - 6:24 PM

Padda is proud to be in the time where volleyball is empowering women in the Philippines

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT. Volleyball is Airess Padda's 'vehicle' to helping women find strength in themselves. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles survive Adamson's threat in 5 sets

Mar 25, 2018 - 6:48 PM

(UPDATED) Ateneo is now at solo second place in the UAAP Season 80 Women's Volleyball tournament

SURVIVAL. Ateneo's championship experience catapults them to the victory. Photos by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

RAPPLER EXCLUSIVE: Air Padda shows off ‘ball is life’ tattoo

Mar 23, 2018 - 2:45 PM

Coach Air Padda tattoo is engraved with a design of a lifeline and a volleyball in the middle

INKED. Air Padda shows her version of a 'ball is life' tattoo. Photo by Rappler