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Bigger things await PH men’s volleyball after breakthrough run

Dec 14, 2019 - 10:19 PM

After the historic SEA Games campaign of the Philippine men’s volleyball team, national federation LVPI vows to plot an even better training program

OVERACHIEVERS. The Filipino spikers pull off a SEA Games surprise. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Espejo signs with Thai club Visakha after SEA Games silver finish

Dec 10, 2019 - 11:29 PM

Fresh from leading the Philippines to a historic podium finish, Marck Espejo brings his act to Thailand

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Indonesia sweeps anew as PH settles for SEA Games men’s volley silver

Dec 10, 2019 - 7:38 PM

Despite settling for silver, the Philippine men's volleyball team closes out its best SEA Games campaign in 42 years

FIGHTING FORM. The Filipino spikers try to block Indonesia's attack. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Clutch Bagunas delivers as PH rewrites SEA Games volleyball history

Dec 09, 2019 - 12:34 AM

After toppling the kings of Southeast Asian volleyball, Bryan Bagunas and the rest of the Filipino spikers vow to go all out in the gold medal match

PH Men's Volleyball team takes set number 2 versus team Thailand, in the 30th SEA Games Men's Volleyball on December 8, 2019. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PH men's volley dethrones Thais, reaches first SEA Games gold match in 42 years

Dec 08, 2019 - 8:38 PM

In an incredible show of grit, the Philippines shocks defending champion Thailand in a grueling five-setter to advance to the men's volleyball championship round

MAJOR UPSET. Bryan Bagunas soars for a kill as the Philippines stuns powerhouse Thailand. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Indonesia breaks PH’s hearts in men’s volleyball sweep

Dec 06, 2019 - 8:35 PM

The Philippine men's volleyball team heads into a semifinal showdown against defending champion Thailand after absorbing its first loss versus Indonesia

TOUGH DUEL. Filipino star Marck Espejo penetrates team Indonesia's defense. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PH men’s volleyball blasts Vietnam for SEA Games semis berth

Dec 04, 2019 - 9:18 PM

Marck Espejo and Bryan Bagunas showcase their usual dominance as the Philippines clinches a spot in the 2019 SEA Games men's volleyball action

SOLID WALL. The Philippine men's volleyball team puts up a solid defense against Vietnam. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Espejo, Bagunas lead PH domination of Cambodia

Dec 02, 2019 - 9:14 PM

Behind the star duo of Marck Espejo and Bryan Bagunas, the Philippine men’s volleyball team gets its campaign off to a rousing start

IN SYNC. Philippine head coach Dante Alinsunurin says his wards stuck to the game plan. Photo by Emerald Hidalgo/Rappler

Men’s volleyball: NU, FEU keep hold of top 2 spots

Apr 07, 2019 - 2:59 PM

The Bulldogs and the Tamaraws overwhelm separate foes in straight sets

TOPNOTCH. The FEU Tamaraws and the NU Bulldogs continue to lord it over the tournament. File photo by Josh Albelda/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: FEU adds to UST’s misery; DLSU blasts UE

Mar 31, 2019 - 1:16 PM

The FEU Tamaraws bounce back from a first loss against the skidding UST Tigers

REBOUND. The FEU Tamaraws get back on the winning track. File 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

Men's volleyball: NU rolls; Ateneo overpowers La Salle

Mar 27, 2019 - 3:59 PM

The NU Bulldogs stretch their winning streak to 8 as the Ateneo Blue Eagles pull off an elimination sweep of La Salle

HOT RUN. The NU Bulldogs now own the longest winning streak of the season. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Maroons crash win column; Green Spikers roll past Tigers

Mar 24, 2019 - 3:36 PM

UP outlasts UE to pick up its first win in UAAP men’s volleyball

BREAKTHROUGH. UP snaps a seven-game losing skid against UE. 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

FEU completes sweep; NU tops Ateneo in Finals rematch

Mar 16, 2019 - 3:31 PM

The FEU Tamaraws stretch their perfect run to 7 games as defending champion NU Bulldogs wrap up their first-round campaign with a 6-1 slate

RAISING THE BAR. FEU and NU emerge as the top two teams at the end of the first round. 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

SEA Games 2019: Valdez, Santiago banner PH volleyball pool

Mar 08, 2019 - 12:19 PM

The 2019 SEA Games buildup gets going as Philippine volleyball forms a 22-strong women’s training pool

MAINSTAY. Volleyball phenomAlyssa Valdez stays in the national team. Photo by Asian Games PH media pool

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

Dante Alinsunurin named PH men's volleyball head coach

Feb 12, 2019 - 12:41 PM

LVPI president Peter Cayco believes Dante Alinsunurin can lead the Philippine men's volleyball team to a podium finish in the 2019 SEA Games

PROVING HIMSELF. Dante Alinsunurin is expected to lead the Philippine national men's volleyball team to a podium finish. Photo by Joaquin Flores/Rappler

Ish Polvorosa soars high as rookie public servant-athlete

May 20, 2018 - 12:20 PM

The UAAP 5-time Best Setter dreams of a return stint with the national team even as a new local government leader

BORN LEADER. Ish Polvorosa transitions from his playmaking abilities in the court to building a sports development program for the youth as SK chairman. Photos by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

King Eagle Marck Espejo hints of Japan offer

May 02, 2018 - 5:18 PM

The 5-time UAAP MVP might take his talents to the land of the rising sun

PHENOM. Marck Espejo leaves his legacy in the UAAP as the 5-time MVP and 3-time champion. Photo by Joaquin Flores/Rappler

NU dethrones Ateneo, bags UAAP men's volleyball crown

May 02, 2018 - 2:22 PM

(UPDATED) The Bulldogs bring back the championship to Sampaloc after 4 years

RETURN. The NU Bulldogs return as the UAAP Season 80 men's volleyball champions for the 3rd time. Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

Kim Dy supports beau Marck Espejo's jersey retirement campaign

Apr 30, 2018 - 5:57 PM

The Blue Eagle becomes the first player in UAAP volleyball history to win the MVP award in every season of his entire collegiate career

POWER COUPLE. La Salle Lady Spiker Kim Dy and Ateneo Blue Eagle Marck Espejo are both seeing action in the UAAP finals. Dy photo by Michael Gatpandan and Espejo photo by Josh Albelda


Marck Espejo remains undisputed king of UAAP men's volleyball

Apr 30, 2018 - 11:12 AM

The King Eagle takes home the MVP title in every season of his 5-year collegiate career

LEGEND. Marck Espejo's 5-time MVP feat soldifies his status as one of the country's best in this generation.  Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Positivity fuels Ateneo's bid to turn series around vs NU

Apr 29, 2018 - 4:47 PM

The 3-peat champions are not allowing the best-of-three finals to end in the Bulldogs' favor

DO-OR-DIE. Will the Ateneo Blue Eagles soar higher over the Bulldogs? Or will they hand over their crown? Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU Bulldogs sweep defending champ Ateneo in Game 1

Apr 28, 2018 - 1:28 PM

(UPDATED) The Bulldogs take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three series of the UAAP Men's Volleyball finals

QUICK WIN. The NU Bulldogs waste no time in disposing of the Ateneo Blue Eagles. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ish Polvorosa's playmaking propels Ateneo to the Finals in his last year

Apr 25, 2018 - 11:10 PM

The reigning best setter wakes up every day believing his last UAAP games will be in the Smart Araneta Coliseum

MASTERMIND. Ish Polvorosa still continues to be the brains behind the Blue Eagles' successes on the court. Photos by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo Blue Eagles overcome FEU's twice-to-beat advantage to nail Finals berth

Apr 25, 2018 - 4:13 PM

(3RD UPDATE) The reigning champions will clash with NU in the UAAP Men's Volleyball Finals for the 5th straight time

SOVEREIGNTY. The Ateneo Blue Eagles' championship experience outclasses the FEU Tamaraws. Photos by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU Bulldogs cruise to the UAAP finals over UST

Apr 22, 2018 - 3:34 PM

(UPDATED) Behind Bryan Bagunas' career-high 29 points, the Bulldogs advance to the title round for the 6th straight year

TRADITION. The National University Bulldogs continue their tradition of making it to the UAAP finals. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Marck Espejo shows he isn't done yet in the UAAP

Apr 22, 2018 - 12:41 PM

'I just want my last year to be memorable,' says the graduating 4-time MVP after his record 55-point explosion

OFFERING. Marck Espejo's 55 points is just a number for him because what matters to him is being able to deliver his role in the team. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Blue Eagles keep Finals hope alive with win over FEU

Apr 21, 2018 - 4:45 PM

(UPDATED) This is the Ateneo Blue Eagles' first win over the Far Eastern University Tamaraws, who swept them in the eliminations

RECORD-BREAKING. Marck Espejo explodes to make sure that this is not his last UAAP match. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

SCHEDULE: UAAP Season 80 Volleyball second round

Mar 06, 2018 - 6:20 PM

Who will advance to the UAAP Season 80 Volleyball playoffs?

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