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Leopards swept out of postseason

Leopards swept out of postseason
La Verne junior middle blocker Catie Logan returns the ball after blocking a shot by Whittier setter Alessandra Rios at Frantz Athletic Court on Saturday. The Poets defeated the Leopards 3-0, breaking Whittier’s two game losing streak. It was La Verne’s second loss to the Poets this season, both coming by way of a sweep. The game decided who would go to the SCIAC postseason tournament next week,... 

Film festival scopes out the 909

Brianna Means Staff Writer The creativity of the 909 area code was showcased with the second annual 909 Film Festival rescreening put on by the University of La Verne’s communication department. All eighteen films played at the film festival fell within the time span of nine minutes and nine seconds. The festival was held at 7 p.m., Oct. 28 in ACB 212 and featured documentaries on the Los Angeles... 

Bulldogs maul LV on senior night

Bulldogs maul LV on senior night
The men’s soccer team went head-to-head with Redlands on Saturday. During the second half Bulldog sophomore defender Richie Marquez strikes a header with freshman midfielder Nico Johnson (No. 5) as his backup. Leopard sophomore forward Abdullah Alharshan is involved in the play, trying to stop Marquez. The Leopards were shut out by the visiting Bulldogs 3-0, who won the regular season Southern California... 

Visiting Athenas trump Leopards

Visiting Athenas trump Leopards
La Verne freshman midfielder Jamie Weaver holds off her defender, senior Rosa Ahn of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, during Saturday’s game at Damien High School. Weaver waits for the right opportunity to turn toward the goal. But the Leopards could not move past the Athenas, losing 2-0 in their last home contest of the year. / photo by Zachary Horton Daniel Hargis Sports Editor Signs and balloons decorated... 

LV thrashes Beavers’ dam on road

LV thrashes Beavers’ dam on road
On Saturday senior defender Brandon Friedel attempted to shield the ball from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps midfielder Rodrigo Bravo Beneitez at Claremont McKenna College. La Verne made its only goal in the first half of the game, and ended up gored by the Stags 8-1. / photo by Candice Salazar Julian Burrell Associate Editor The La Verne men’s soccer team ventured into enemy territory and managed a shutout... 

Moonlight Madness kicks off season

Moonlight Madness kicks off season
Men’s basketball team members Ronn See, Tyler Hoyt and Trevor Woodland congratulate one another on their victory in the three-point shot contest against the women’s basketball team. The contest was part of Moonlight Madness at Frantz Athletic Court on Saturday to kick off the 2011-2012 men’s and women’s basketball seasons. / photo by Candice Salazar Christian Orozco Staff Writer The roars of... 

Cal Lutheran gives Leopards royal beat down, 52-17

Cal Lutheran gives Leopards royal beat down, 52-17
Looking to run the ball down field, La Verne junior running back Josh Jones puts a stiff arm right into the face of Cal Lutheran defensive back Caius Radu on Saturday. Although La Verne was down the entire game, it scored 14 of its 17 points in the fourth quarter, finally losing 52-17. / photo by Zachary Horton Kevin Parada Staff Writer Coming off a great win over Occidental, the football team rolled... 

Leopards dominate visiting Beavers in sweep

Alyssa Cole Staff Writer The La Verne Leopards crushed the Caltech Beavers Wednesday at Frantz Athletic Court in a quick three-set sweep, 25-4, 25-12 and 25-14. At the start of the match head coach Jenna Panatier switched things up, trying different starters and different rotations. “These kind of games we get to work on fun things,” Panatier said. Junior setter Arlette Scott started the serves... 

Men’s soccer drops 3-1 decision to CLU

Daniel Hargis Sports Editor Despite a late goal, it was too little too late as men’s soccer fell to the visiting Cal Lutheran Kingsmen by a 3-1 score Wednesday at Damien High School. After a scoreless first half, it took the Kingsmen under five minutes to find their first tally, by way of freshman midfielder Tyler Pascoe. “We didn’t prepare ourselves for this game and we didn’t find the ball,”... 

Volleyball muscles past opponents

Volleyball muscles past opponents
La Verne setter Kendal Kraiss and middle blocker Catie Logan block UC Santa Cruz outside hitter Bryce Meyer’s attempt to return the ball. The Leopards salted the Banana Slugs on Saturday, winning all three games. / photo by Warren Bessant Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer The volleyball team had a very successful weekend at the Leopard Invitational, winning all four of their matches to bring their overall... 
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