the years before
1990, there were no YELLOW JACKETS yet.
ust basketball team, then known as Glowing Goldies,
on the team's loyal followers for support.
basically screams and whines from
fans who took the games seriously.
the cheers were
platonic, as there were no known
that would be called uniquely thomasian.
fans were there
mainly because of the sole
and noble initiative
to support the team.
The 1990s was
a decade which ushered
a new era in the life of ust.
A few brave souls ventured to go out of their way
to give support
to their alma mater.
sweated, and labored,
we never even dreamed of.
meager resources, boundless energy, and creativity,
to form a group, which would change,
touch the lives
of so many different people.
of what is to
become the country’s
and liveliest pep squad.
thomasians sought to unify
shouts of the beleaguered and rabid
They were given
3 bass drums, 4 snares and 1 cymbals/clapper.
They also sought
the help of kind-hearted and loyal thomasians
to help the BANGERS, as they were to be known.
the university’s handball, football and baseball teams
composed the majority of this volunteer group.
Department enlisted the help of Sir Mike and Sir
to serve as
coordinator and adviser, respectively.
In 1993, UST hosted the UAAP.
It was an opportunity
for the BANGERS
to prove their
worth, as they pooled their creativity and flair together.
They incorporated the old cheers and infused new beats into it.
They also created
many of the beats the school still uses to this day.
It was a fitting
entrance to a golden era
in the school’s
senior’s basketball team won the UAAP crown.