Coach Taka Minowa gives honest take on Ivy Lacsina’s first conference with Nxled

09
May
2024

Coach Taka Minowa gives honest take on Ivy Lacsina’s first conference with Nxled

Photo: PVL Nxled Chameleons’ head coach, Takayuki Minowa, had high praise for Ivy Lacsina after her first conference with the team. Despite a slow start caused by a knee injury, Lacsina found her rhythm as the games progressed and ended the conference on a high note by scoring a career-high 28 points against Petro Gazz....
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28
Dec
2023

Coach Taka Minowa named as Director of Volleyball Operations for Akari, Nxled

After an impressive coaching debut in the Premier Volleyball League, Nxled Chameleons’ head coach Taka Minowa will now serve as the Director of Volleyball Operations for both his squad and the Akari Chargers. Coach Minowa will take on the role of supervising the volleyball program of the sister teams starting the next PVL season, but...
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11
Oct
2023

A FUELING PARTNERSHIP: Akari links up with the UAAP for Season 86

Akari is showing no signs of slowing down in its efforts to help further Philippine sports and its brand with different sports leagues in the country. This year, the lighting and technology company takes another step as it inked a partnership deal with the eight schools of the University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP)...
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21
Sep
2023

Jazareno seeks growth outside her comfort zone, thinks of family with Akari signing

The Akari Chargers JUST got tougher. Former Lady Spiker libero Justine Jazareno is officially set to join the Akari Chargers in the Premier Volleyball League.  More than a month back, rumors about Jazareno’s sudden move to the pros shocked the Philippine volleyball community.  Fans thought that the La Salle standout would complete her UAAP playing...
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18
Sep
2023

Yude lauds Yandoc, Cuenca for stepping up in Adamson’s SSL debut win

The Adamson University Lady Falcons had a rousing start in the Shakey’s Super League Pre-season Championship with a straight-sets victory over the Arellano University Chiefs yesterday, September 18. However, there was one Lady Falcon noticeably missing from the lineup in Adamson’s first game: main setter Angge Alcantara. “Angge had a toothache na the night before...
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10
Aug
2023

Cool Under Pressure: Team Captain Lucille Almonte provides stability in Game 1 victory

The Adamson University Lady Falcons pulled off a come-from-behind five-set stunner against UAAP Season 85 gold medalists De La Salle University Lady Spikers in Game 1 of the Shakey’s Super League National Invitationals Finals at the FilOil EcoOil Centre in San Juan, yesterday. The hard-earned win propelled Adamson closer to the SSL title, but the...
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10
Aug
2023

NXLED is newest to join PVL cast

There’s a new squad in town! The NXLED Chameleons are officially joining the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) war starting the season-ending All-Filipino Conference happening on October 16. A sub-brand of Akari Lighting and Technology Corporation, NXLED is the latest expansion team in the country’s pro league. “We would like to thank the PVL for accepting...
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09
Aug
2023

Lady Falcons draw first blood in SSL Finals with five-set stunner over Lady Spikers

Don’t count them out. The Adamson University Lady Falcons shocked the reigning UAAP champs De La Salle University Lady Spikers in five grueling sets, 22-25, 25-17, 17-25, 27-25, 16-14, to steal Game 1 of the best-of-three Shakey’s Super League National Invitationals Finals at the FilOil EcoOil Centre in San Juan, Wednesday. Adamson remained unblemished after...
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08
Aug
2023

Taking Adamson assistant coaching job is ‘my way of giving back’ says Pineda

Akari Chargers libero Bang Pineda answered the call to return back home in San Marcelino. More than a month ago, Pineda was tapped to be an assistant coach for the rebuilding Adamson University Lady Falcons, joining head coach JP Yude and co-assistant Leo Miranda, former Adamsonians themselves. “How did you end up being the Lady...
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03
Aug
2023

Newly-minted team captain Lucille Almonte embraces leadership role in Adamson

Lucille Almonte and the rest of the Lady Falcons are ecstatic to start afresh.  The Adamson University (AdU) Lady Falcons had an impressive campaign in UAAP Season 85. They finished the elimination rounds with a 10-4 record before bowing out to finalists NU Lady Bulldogs in the final four to settle for 3rd place. The...
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