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DALUMPINES LEADS PROGRAM FOR UP TAEKWONDO TEAMS

The University of the Philippines Taekwondo Teams have been given a much-welcome shot in the arm with the entry of Atty. Francine Dalumpines as first-ever program head. The Fighting Maroons’ women’s team finished fourth in UAAP Season 86, while the men wound up fifth. With the appointment of the private practice lawyer as program head, […]

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BAYLA TO SUIT UP FOR FIGHTING MAROONS

Gilas Pilipinas Youth stalwart Jacob Bayla will don another Pilipinas jersey. Only this time, it will be colored maroon, as he commits to the University of the Philippines. The 6’5 Fil-Am winger out of Norwalk, California was part of the Batang Gilas team who represented the Philippines in the FIBA U16 Asian Championship in 2022. […]

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TAMAYO THANKS UP, ANNOUNCES DECISION TO TURN PRO

University of the Philippines (UP) Maroons star forward Carl Tamayo has announced that he has accepted an offer to play professionally in Japan, and in a social media post on Tuesday said that playing for the State university was “one of the greatest blessings in my life.” “I am grateful to Coach Gold, Coach Bo, […]

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UP TO SHARE OFFICIATING FINDINGS, RECOMMENDATIONS WITH UAAP AFTER S85

In the interest of improving officiating in the UAAP, the University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons will be sharing the results and recommendations of its analytics and video team (a-team) with the UAAP as the team believes that all member-schools should help the league make the games fairer and more competitive.  UP team manager […]

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LINA TRANSFERS TO UP, APPLIES FOR VAAS PROGRAM

Former Gilas Pilipinas Youth stalwart Bismarck Lina is working on his transfer to the University of the Philippines (UP) from the University of Santo Tomas (UST), UP Fighting Maroons head coach Bo Perasol has confirmed. “[Bismarck Lina] is already processing his transfer from UST to UP. He’s just working on some papers and documents to […]

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FIGHTING MAROONS LOOK BACK AT THEIR HISTORIC UAAP 81 RUN

If there’s one good thing that has come out of this pandemic, it’s that friendship and family bonds have gotten stronger, despite or because of the physical absence. A tightly-knit family and the best of friends because of their shared experience, the UP Fighting Maroons of University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 81, […]

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FIGHTING MAROONS STAY FIGHTING AMID COVID-19

The whole world of sports has come to a halt because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons Men’s Basketball Team (UP MBT) stay fighting. Every member of the team is optimistic that Filipinos and the Philippines will get through the difficult challenges they are facing and are staying positive […]

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PALAWAN EXPRESS PERA PADALA GIVES BACK TO UP, SPONSORS FIGHTING MAROONS

From a single pawn brokering shop in Palawan in 1985 to the fastest growing and leading pawnshop and money remittance network in the Philippines, Palawan Express Pera Padala strongly identifies with the UP Fighting Maroons. For more than three decades, UP’s performance in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) has been sub-par, with […]

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UP supporters question Perasol three-game suspension

Excessively harsh, heavy-handed, and unjustified. These were among the reactions of University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons fans online after the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) slapped Maroons head coach Bo Perasol with a three-game suspension after being ejected following a confrontation with referee Jaime Rivena in the September 29 UP-Ateneo tiff. […]

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Consistency critical in UAAP finals officiating, says UP alum group

“What should apply to Juan should apply to all.” This, according to nowheretogobutUP Foundation (ntgbUP) Chairman Atty. Agaton Uvero, “should be the mantra of referees officiating the finals.” “Whether the refs call it tight or allow the boys to be physical during the games, the key is consistency; the standard that they apply to the […]