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The King Tiger’s Last Chance

The King Tiger’s Last Chance

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HE WILL not be another King Tiger clutching his soaked jersey at the end of the season, wondering why the championship would only let them get close—but never close enough. Not on his last year. Louie Philippe Vigil had his fair share of court heartbreaks when the Growling Tigers succumbed to the Far Eastern University Tamaraws last year, and the Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles last 2012. Both championship games ended with a bridesmaid finish for UST, worsened by several allegations that marred the team as they tried to bounce back. “Naramdaman ko na para akong namatay,” Vigil says with a sullen look. “Ang sakit na ayoko na mag-basketball or kung maglalaro ako, dapat laging panalo. Ayoko na ma-feel ang gano’ng pakiramdam.” As the reigning King Tiger this season,...
Artlet is the new King Tiger

Artlet is the new King Tiger

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THE UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas (UST) Growling Tigers will return to the courts of the country's premiere intercollegiate sporting event as a hungrier team under its new captain—Faculty of Arts and Letters' Louie Philippe Vigil. Coming from a heartbreaking loss last season, the newly-crowned King Tiger said the team is more eager to bring the elusive championship back to the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 79 host—UST. "Ang goal namin [is] to win as many games as possible. Syempre kapag marami kaming mapapanalunan, makaka-final four kami. Tapos syempre, gusto naming manalo," Vigil, who is an Asian Studies senior, told the Flame. The Tigers' shooting guard added, "Marami na ring nagsasabing galing kami sa finals pero mahina na ngayon. Sinasabi ko ...