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Pomona book festival honors reading

Pomona book festival honors reading
Storyteller Adrienne Riley, as her character Granny Goodbook, reminds children to maintain good reading habits, Saturday at the Pomona Civic Center. As Granny Goodbook, Riley performs as a grandmother who promotes literacy and reads children books at the library. A group of children gathered around her as she started her act, which was the first at Pomona Reads!, a celebration of children’s literacy,... 

Leo Hoops swishes back in action

Leo Hoops swishes back in action
Sophomore Rocky Haddad defends freshman Luis Herrera as he goes up for a shot during Leo Hoops tryouts Monday at Frantz Athletic Court. Leo Hoops, La Verne’s basketball club, founded by junior Adam Plax, held tryouts this week to expand the team for the new school year. The club is planning on updating its roster Monday. / photo by Ben Camacho Alexandra de Leon Staff Writer La Verne’s basketball... 

San Dimas festival celebrates Western history

San Dimas festival celebrates Western history
Tab Hildreth of Gunnison, Colorado, rides Holy Hoppin’ Hell out of the gates and up the scoreboard Sunday, staying on the horse long just enough to reach the other side of the field. Nearly 600 people were in attendance at the San Dimas Western Days Rodeo put on by the San Dimas Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 3-4 in downtown San Dimas. / photo by Ben Camacho Arielle Torrez Staff Writer The San Dimas... 

Leopards move to No. 20 in nation

Leopards move to No. 20 in nation
Junior setter Tiffany Mancuso sets up the ball for senior outside hitter Ashlyn Cross against Pomona-Pitzer sophomore setter Jessica Finn Friday at Frantz Athletic Court. Despite winning the first two sets with a score of 25-19 and 25-19, Pomona-Pitzer responded with a win, 25-21. La Verne answered back in the fourth set, to seal the win. The Leopards won, 3-1, to extend their win streak to seven.... 

Renowned vocalist jams with ULV quartet

Renowned vocalist jams with ULV quartet
Award-winning vocalist Kathy Kosins, accompanied by pianist Gayle Serdan and the University of La Verne faculty jazz quartet performed well-known jazz and R&B songs, along with Kosins’ original compositions during Sundays at the Morgan. Kosins and the band explored a variety of genres from the up-tempo bossa nova to the mellow songs of Curtis Mayfield. / photo by Gabriel De Alba Camila Rios Staff... 

La Verne falls to Chapman in second half

La Verne falls to Chapman in second half
Sophomore midfielder Javier Jasso battles for the ball in the first half while trying to score a goal against UCSC freshman forward Jacob Meyers Norys Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium. La Verne topped UC Santa Cruz, 1-0, for its fourth consecutive win. The streak was snapped with a 3-1 loss to Chapman Wednesday. / photo by Nanor Zinzalian Kaila Williams Staff Writer Chapman scored three goals in the... 

Scooter wheels its way to ULV

Scooter wheels its way to ULV
Senior kinesiology major Diana Peña warily rides a self-balancing scooter, also referred to as a hover board, with help from junior education major Noelle Cobb Oct. 1 in the Johnson Family Plaza. The scooters, which are gaining in popularity, are being sold as a project for business and accounting students. / photo by Daniel Torres  Read More →

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Men’s Soccer, Oct. 7 Chapman – 3 La Verne – 1 Women’s Soccer La Verne – 1 Cal Lutheran – 2 Football, Oct. 3 La Verne – 48 Occidental – 27 Schedule Friday Men’s water polo vs. Citrus College @ Riverside, 4 p.m. Men’s water polo vs. Fresno Pacific @ Riverside, 7:45 p.m. Saturday Volleyball vs. Santa Cruz, 11 a.m. Football vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps,... 

Music enlivens Claremont Village

Music enlivens Claremont Village
The J.Grizz band rocks out on the sidewalk on Second Street and Yale as audience members listen during Claremont’s Friday Night Live event. Band members James Scheibe on lead guitar and John “JGrizz” Piscopo on lead vocals/guitar play the set as a small crowd forms around them. The Friday Nights Live event will continue every Friday from 6- 9 p.m. until Oct. 30. / photo by Terrence Lewis Taylor... 

Leopards win sixth SCIAC game

Leopards win sixth SCIAC game
La Verne junior midfielder Justin Almandinger assists sophomore midfielder Auden Fox as he pasts Pomona-Pitzer senior defender Michael Cork and sophomore forward Peter Rentzepis in the second half of Monday’s game. The Leopards defeated the Sagehens, 3-0, at Ortmayer Stadium. The three goals made by La Verne came from junior defender Humberto Irra, Almandinger and junior forward Nathan Gonzalez.... 
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