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Spring football practice motivates Leopards

Cheryl Regan Staff Writer When spring semester comes to an end, so does spring football. Friday marked the end of spring football, where new head coach Chris Krich distilled accountability and discipline into his new players. The Leopards were allowed 16 practices in four weeks for the spring. They are not allowed to meet again for practice until Aug. 18. “We were able to accomplish everything we... 

La Verne golfers take their talents to North Carolina

Cheryl Regan Staff Writer On April 25 the golf team won the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Confer­ence Championships for the fifth year in a row. By winning the championship, they got an automatic bid for the NCAA Champ­ionships being held Tuesday through Friday at Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C. “Obviously I am happy how the season turned out,” head coach Eric Riehle said.... 
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Water polo season ends on high water mark

Water polo season ends on high water mark
La Verne junior center Erika Vargas tries to advance the ball as the Leopards face off against Redlands in the SCIAC Championship tournament at Las Flores Park on Friday. The Leopards lost to the Bulldogs, 17-8, in the first round. / photo by Warren Bessant Cheryl Regan Staff Writer Although the Leopards lost the first two games of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship... 

Leos bitten by Bulldogs in softball losses

Leos bitten by Bulldogs in softball losses
La Verne first baseman Amanda Hastings runs to first after a ground ball hit up the middle by Dee Dee Burns. Hastings, a sophomore, went on to score a run in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday at Wheeler Park. The Leopards lost both games to the Bulldogs, 5-2 in the first and 11-8 in the second. La Verne will host Pomona-Pitzer in its final home contest at 2 p.m. tomorrow. / photo by Warren... 

Leos begin sprint to SCIAC finish

Leos begin sprint to SCIAC finish
La Verne’s Jared Manke, a junior, runs the 100 meter dash at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational on Saturday. After several false starts by other runners, Manke, who finished in 11.64 seconds, ran the 100 meters instead of his usual event, the pole vault. / photo by Warren Bessant Cheryl Regan Staff Writer The men’s and women’s track teams took part in the 25th annual Pomona-Pitzer Invita­tional... 

Leopards claw Beavers’ dam

Cheryl Regan Staff Writer It was a short day on Friday, as the Leopards took on the 0-18 Caltech Beavers at Ben Hines Field, dominating 14-1 in a seven inning game. Starting pitcher senior Mark Larini got the win as he pitched five innings, holding Caltech to only four hits in the game. “I went out there and tried to throw strikes,” Larini said. “We did what we needed to do.” The Leopards were... 

Women’s tennis has hope despite loss

Women's tennis has hope despite loss
Junior Arielle Monteilh returns the shot as the women’s tennis team suffered an 8-1 loss to Salisbury University on March 24. The Leopards look to improve their 2-8 record in SCIAC play with a match against Redlands at 2:30 p.m. today at the Claremont Club. La Verne is currently in seventh place in the conference with six matches remaining. / photo by Candice Salazar Cheryl Regan Staff Writer It... 

Clutch hits lead to sweep

Cheryl Regan Staff Writer After having the first game of the series cancelled on Friday, the Leopards took on Cal Lutheran for a doubleheader Saturday at Ben Hines Field. La Verne won both games by scores of 7-5 and 8-0. In game one, it was 3-3 going into the bottom of the eighth. Jason Munoz had an RBI base hit to bring the score to 4-3. The bases were loaded when Sergio Munoz hit a triple down the... 

La Verne drives its way to golf tournament win

Cheryl Regan Staff Writer After a weekend of rainy weather, the sun was out on Tuesday when La Verne took first place in SCIAC No. 3 tournament at Sierra Lakes Golf Course. The Leopards came back from a spring break tournament in Georgia where they got a lot of positive feedback from head coach Eric Riehle. La Verne ended the day with a 15-stroke victory and a team score of 281, seven under par. Redlands... 

Leopards put Sagehens back into coop

Leopards put Sagehens back into coop
Senior outfielder Donovan Petta is caught between second and third base, as La Verne takes on Pomona-Pitzer in a doubleheader on March 5. While Petta was eventually tagged out, he managed to bring in three runs for the Leopards with his hit to left field. The Leopards beat the Sagehens in both games, 9-4 in the first and 4-1 in the second. / photo by Warren Bessant Cheryl Regan Staff Writer After a... 
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