Everyone who plays under Letran basketball developmental coach RJ Guevarra thinks they’re the best player at any tournament. It doesn’t matter if they’re facing the MVP of the opposing team, or if the counterpart averages more points than them. If you’re playing in coach RJ’s team, you would eventually think you’re the best among the rest.
The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) students of the Senior High School Department (SHS) defied the odds after winning the basketball crown in this year’s Letramurals.
The College of Engineering and Information Technology (CEIT) reigned supreme in this year’s Letramurals as they snatched the overall title.
On the darkest hours during inevitable setbacks, our school spirits during NCAA games may be carried away easily without the hype of the banging of the drums and the echoes of majestic trumpets. Yet we still hear the familiar chants and beats in unison that make our doubtful hearts flutter with joy and undying hope.
From the original ten-team format, this year’s Letramurals will only see six teams competing in the annual sporting event. The Office of Student Welfare and Development (OSWD) revealed that the teams will be merged according to their respective colleges and departments.
Letran’s Aqua Knights ended the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Season 93 swimming competition with another subpar campaign. The team placed only sixth in the overall ranking during the five-day competition from September 6 to 10 at the Rizal Memorial Stadium swimming center.
The Letran Knights failed to earn semifinals berth after losing to a Michael Calisaan-led San Sebastian team in the 93rd NCAA basketball competition. But head coach Jeff Napa was quick to shrug off the loss as he turns his focus on his prized recruits who are suiting up in Season 94.
The first time I met Rey Nambatac was in 2014. I was a freshman in college and he was entering his second year in the NCAA. I was in the Letran gym, sitting in one of the bleachers, pumped and excited as I listen to the gleeful banging of drums of the band at the rafters. It was Letran’s Pep Rally.
Rey Nambatac’s NCAA career isn’t over just yet. The senior stalwart may have placed his name into the PBA draft lately, but the main goal for the ‘StingRey’ and his squad in Season 93 is too far achieved.
The Letran Shuttlers failed to defend both their juniors and seniors’ championship title in the badminton tournament of the 93rd Season of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Rizal Memorial Badminton Hall last September 24.