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Commentary: Fine facilities are underused

<i>Commentary</i>: Fine facilities are underused
Daniel Hargis, Associate Sports Editor At most colleges and universities, gyms and workout rooms are open for most of the day for the students to use at any time. However, the University of La Verne is not most colleges and universities, as the gym and workout room hours are minimal. Our gym does not have any listed hours to be used for recreational basketball, so if you want to play with friends you... 

Senior project aims to help Pomona area children

Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer On Monday and Wednesday senior communications major Debbie Allison collected donations in the Campus Center for Pomona Hope, a local non-profit organization that provides after-school programs and other support for families in Pomona. For her senior project Allison started a campaign called “Change for Pomona,” which involves fundraising and getting the word out... 

Health is the focus of Frisbee fling

Health is the focus of Frisbee fling
Jacob Acevedo, CAB intramural chairman, organized Get Fit Frisbee Tuesday at the University Mall. Though turnout was lower than expected, the students who did participate enjoyed the music, sunshine and fresh fruit snacks along with the early afternoon Frisbee game. As the name suggests, the event was designed to get students out and moving. / photo by Victoria Castaneda Genesis Miranda Staff Writer An... 

Emily Carrillo leads women’s basketball team on, off court

Emily Carrillo leads women's basketball team on, off court
Emily Carrillo decided to play a fifth year for the women’s basketball team while beginning her graduate work in the teaching credential program here at La Verne. In her final season, she reached the 1,000-point mark, regaining her status as one of the top SCIAC players. She scored 12 points in her final game. / photo by Victoria Castaneda Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer Emily... 

Softball fights to split with rival CMS

Softball fights to split with rival CMS
Third baseman Breanna English nails the throw to first baseman Jackie Duran to put out Claremont-Mudd-Scripps second baseman Michaela Ecklund in the second inning of the first game of a doubleheader Saturday at CMS. The Leopards fell, 7-3, to the Athenas in game one, but came back to win, 5-1, in game two. The next home game for ULV is a doubleheader Saturday against Redlands. / photo by Allison Lavelle Daniel... 

Women’s tennis gets aced by Bulldogs

Krista Franceschini Staff Writer La Verne suffered a pair of losses over the weekend against Redlands and Whittier. The Bulldogs dominated the Leo­pards at the Claremont Club on Friday, 9-0, and the Poets continued dominance on Saturday, winning 7-2. The Leopards are a young team with a roster that boasts six freshman, one sophomore and two juniors, but they feel confident that they will grow together... 

La Verne falls by tip of a paw to Pomona-Pitzer

Daniel Hargis Associate Sports Editor A misdirected field block into the goal with 43 seconds remaining sunk the hearts of La Verne faithful as the women’s water polo team fell to Pomona-Pitzer, 13-12, Wednesday at Las Flores Park. In the closest game in the two clubs’ history, La Verne scared the defending Southern Cali­fornia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champions on a day that the sun... 

Late game heroics help each club in softball doubleheader

Daniel Hargis Associate Sports Editor Two-out heroics late in game one and a quick shift in momentum stemming from controversial calls in game two led to a split for the Leopards as they took on the Pacific Lutheran Lutes in a doubleheader Monday. La Verne took the first game in a 2-1 comeback win but gave up a three-run fifth inning to eventually lose 5-1 in another non-conference break. “Today... 

Track athletes make mark at Cal-Nevada meet

Track athletes make mark at Cal-Nevada meet
University of La Verne sophomore Andrew Connell sprints the last leg of the 4x100 meter relay against Whittier, UC Irvine and Cal State Bakersfield. Connell and his relay team of Marcus Fortugno, Chancise Watkins and Paul Turner finished in 42.18 seconds to finish sixth in the race. The Leopards finished ninth overall at the California-Nevada State Championship meet last weekend with 36 team points.... 

Napolitano, Woodland earn All-SCIAC basketball honors

Napolitano, Woodland earn All-SCIAC basketball honors
Junior Austin Napolitano earned 2010-2011 First Team All-SCIAC honors for his play as a forward for the men’s basketball team. Averaging 12.4 points and 6.7 rebounds per game, he is the first player to earn this honor in the past five seasons. / photo by Allison Lavelle Krista Franceschini Staff Writer Juniors Austin Napolitano and Trevor Woodland earned La Verne the respect it was looking for as... 
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