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Volleyball
16
Feb
2024

The new-look Lady Falcons are ready to soar in UAAP Season 86

The Adamson University Lady Falcons are poised for another successful campaign in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament, which kicks off on Saturday, February 17. Team captain Lucille Almonte will lead a retooled squad mixed with veterans and rookies. As she takes on the responsibility of leading a rebuilding team this season, Almonte is focused...
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13
Feb
2024

Adamson clinches first girls’ volleyball title with sweep of UAAP Season 86

The Adamson University Baby Falcons captured their first-ever juniors volleyball title, sweeping the Nazareth School of National University Lady Bullpups anew, 25-18, 25-18. 28-26, in Game 2 of the UAAP Season 86 girls’ volleyball finals at the FilOil EcoOil Centre in San Juan, Monday. Opposite hitter Abegail Segui sealed the championship with an ace in...
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08
Jan
2024

Coach Yude says Baby Falcons are far from perfect despite 7-0 record

After a first-round sweep, the Adamson University Baby Falcons began the new year on a positive note by defeating the University of Santo Tomas Junior Tigresses in straight sets in the second round of the UAAP Season 86 girls’ volleyball tournament last Saturday. With the win, the Baby Falcons continued to spread their wings as...
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01
Jul
2023

High-speed PLDT too much for Akari in PVL return

High-speed PLDT too much for Akari in PVL return   Dell Palomata continued her dominance over Akari as she spearheaded PLDT to a three-set win over the Chargers in the 2023 PVL Invitational Conference Saturday at the FilOil EcoOil Centre in San Juan.   Palomata, who also starred in the High Speed Hitters’ wins over...
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20
Jun
2023

Akari Chargers Nisperos, Madrigal star in Philippines’ win over Macau

Photo credits: AVC Asian Volleyball Cup/ Twitter   Akari Chargers Nisperos, Madrigal star in Philippines’ win over Macau   The Philippines opened its campaign in the 2023 AVC Challengers Cup with a bang, defeating Macau side in straight sets, 25-14, 25-12, 25-9, Monday afternoon in Indonesia. And giving the Nationals a jolt are members of...
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12
May
2023

‘MORE DETERMINED, PASSIONATE’ FAITH NISPEROS THRILLED TO FLY HIGH WITH AKARI

‘MORE DETERMINED, PASSIONATE’ FAITH NISPEROS THRILLED TO FLY HIGH WITH AKARI   It came as a huge surprise for the Philippine volleyball community when Faith Nisperos, one of the top spikers in the collegiate level, announced Tuesday morning that she will be foregoing her remaining eligibility in the UAAP and join Akari in the Premier...
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30
Apr
2023

A-GRADE SEASON: WITH FR. ALDRIN, ADAMSON SPORTS PROGRAM SEES THE LIGHT

A-GRADE SEASON: WITH FR. ALDRIN, ADAMSON SPORTS PROGRAM SEES THE LIGHT     Depending on the setting, it could either be effortless or a tall task to spot Father Aldrin Suan CM. At a jam-packed UAAP game venue the size of arenas or coliseums that is filled with young students from member universities, he and...
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11
Apr
2023

AKARI LIBERO BANG PINEDA TAPPED TO PLAY FOR NATIONAL TEAM

AKARI LIBERO BANG PINEDA TAPPED TO PLAY FOR NATIONAL TEAM   In a surprising turn of events, the Philippine National Volleyball Federation has announced that Akari starting libero Bang Pineda will be replacing Kath Arado in the women’s volleyball roster that is preparing for the 2023 Southeast Asian Games. Arado, who bagged the best libero...
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15
Mar
2023

AKARI CONTINUES TO LIGHT WAY FOR VOLLEYBALL WITH ‘CHALLENGE SYSTEM’ DONATION TO PNVF

AKARI CONTINUES TO LIGHT WAY FOR VOLLEYBALL WITH ‘CHALLENGE SYSTEM’ DONATION TO PNVF   In its latest move to continue supporting the growth of volleyball in all levels in the country, Akari Lighting has completed its donation of a video challenge system (VCS) to the Philippine National Volleyball Federation this week. The challenge system is...
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10
Mar
2023

Akari suffers power outage in loss to Petro Gazz

Akari suffers power outage in loss to Petro Gazz     A slow start doomed Akari’s chances of securing an upset over Petro Gazz, falling to the Angels in four sets in the 2023 PVL All-Filipino Conference Thursday night at the Philsports Arena in Pasig City. The Chargers fell behind early and often, bowing to...
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