Kiefer and Mika (Love Knows No Boundaries)

Smart-Araneta Coliseum
July 20, 2014
Kiefer and Mika (Love Knows No Boundaries)

It used to be that Nap Gutierrez provides some stress-zapping “chismis” for sportswriters like us. But on this one sunny, post-Typhoon Glenda day, Reuben Terrado, the hardworking reporter from, filled in for good old Buzzketball, I mean Nap, to let us in for some dose of intrigue in the UAAP.
And here’s what Reuben, or Big Ben to us, wrote:

“ATENEO star Kiefer Ravena said he hoped La Salle volleyball star Mika Reyes cheered for him on Sunday in the first showdown between the Blue Eagles and the Green Archers this season. Ravena and Reyes are known to be an ‘item’ in the latest romance involving prominent athletes from the rival camps, with the King Eagle fanning the talk with tweets addressed to the statuesque star spiker. Ravena declined to categorically reveal the real score between him and Reyes in a brief chat with after Sunday’s game. He, however, said he hoped Reyes was cheering for him during the match which the Blue Eagles dominated, 97-86, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. As if he wasn’t busy enough torching La Salle for 29 points and five three-pointers, Ravena revealed he spotted Reyes at the Big Dome stands wearing neither blue nor green but ‘neutral’ colors. “She was in the middle (rows), wearing white,” said Ravena. When asked who he thought Reyes was cheering for, Ravena simply shrugged. “I don’t know,” Ravena said. “Sana naman ako ang chineer niya.””

Sportsmaryosep’s prognosis: Let me tell you first that we’re no Dr. Love nor Sportsmaryosep a Joe D’Mango. But we’ve seen this type of Romeo and Juliet love affair type of thing. Former Alaska coach Luigi Trillo, a former La Salle Archer, married Ria Tanjuatco-Trillo, an Ateneo alumna. And they’re happily in love with beautiful kids.



Former La Salle basketball team captain LA Revilla and Ateneo volleyball libero Denden Lazaro have crossed fences and fell madly in love with one another. And they’re a nice couple (Kilig!)


And there are more. So why not Kiefer Ravena and Mika Reyes? Bagay naman sila ah? (Kilig again!) After all, love conquers all. Oh Reuben, what have you done to me. I sounded like Nap Gutierrez already. Worse, I’ve been hit by the James Ty virus.
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