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Athletics could lose facilities with new campus construction

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor With the addition of a new parking lot and new state of the dormitories come consequences for some of the athletes and the athletic fields at the University of La Verne. The new dorms will be built where the former tennis courts, now parking lot F, are located at the corner of Second and D streets and a new parking structure will take the place of what is now Ben Hines Field,... 

All-Decade honor for soccer captain Angel de Alba

All-Decade honor for soccer captain Angel de Alba
Senior Angel de Alba will graduate in the spring with a degree in business administration. De Alba served as the men’s soccer team’s captain and middle-defender; he hopes he can somehow implement soccer into his future career as he moves forward with his life. / photo by Christopher Guzman Elsie Ramos Sports Editor When he first started playing at the age of seven, soccer was not something Angel... 

Paul Alvarez shares stories from Serbia

Paul Alvarez shares stories from Serbia
Paul Alvarez is the chairman of the Movement and Sports Science Department and has been teaching at La Verne since 1987. He explains that athletic training provides a variety of options for careers and internships. Besides teaching athletic training, Alvarez also enjoys sports and landscape photography, as well as spending time with his wife and two sons. He will be attending his second World University... 

RHA hopes to win big at PACURH

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor Members of the Residence Hall Association are headed to Southern Oregon University on Friday for the annual Pacific Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls Conference. PACURH is a student based organization that promotes diversity leadership within the communities of different universities. Forty-seven schools from the western United States participate in the conference,... 
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Tigers drown Leopards, 13-7

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor Occidental took full advantage of an injury depleted La Verne team when they beat the Leopards, 13-7, on Wednesday at the La Verne Aquatic Center. La Verne lost its two goalies, senior Alan Navarez and freshman Joseph Lamson, and its main guard, senior Mark Wilson, to injuries earlier in the week. Without its goalies and one of its starters, the Leopards needed to play a near... 

Leopards are looking playoff bound

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor In what was one of the most important games for the Leopards this season, the men’s soccer team played flat and not up to its full potential, but it was able to edge out Caltech, 1-0, on Wednesday at Ben Hines Field. Needing to win their last two games to make it into the Southern California Intercolleg­iate Athletic Conference postseason tournament, the men were expected... 

Scary movies keep students frightened

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor When the month of October hits, the time comes to put that romantic comedy away and turn off the lights, lock your doors, pop some popcorn, turn up the surround sound and watch your favorite scary movie. Whether it is blood and gore or a psychological thriller, there is something about scary movies that has people wanting more, especially during the Halloween season. “People... 

Tigers’ physical play not enough to stop Leos

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor Coming off a 4-0 loss to Redlands on Oct. 9, the men’s soccer team came out with a desire to beat Occidental and it was apparent from its physical play they would not settle for anything less than a win. The Leopards took care of the Tigers, 4-0, on Wednesday at Ben Hines Field. From the start of the game it was obvious that La Verne was not only physically stronger but... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Women’s Volleyball, Oct. 9 Endicott – 1 La Verne – 3 Women’s Volleyball, Oct. 12 La Verne – 3 Caltech – 0 Women’s Soccer, Oct. 13 La Verne – 0 Occidental – 3 Schedule Friday Women’s volleyball vs.Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 7:30 p.m. Saturday Men’s water polo @ Redlands, 11 a.m. Women’s soccer @ Whittier, 11 a.m. Football @ Cal Lutheran, 1 p.m. Men’s’ soccer vs.... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Men’s Soccer, Oct 2 La Verne–5 Caltech–0 Women’s Volleyball, Oct 5 La Verne–1 Occidental–3 Schedule Today Women’s volleyball vs. Schriner, 11:30 a.m. Men’s water polo vs. Cal Baptist, 2 p.m. Saturday Women’s soccer vs. Redlands, 11 a.m. Football vs. Occidental, 1 p.m. Men’s soccer @ Redlands, 1p.m. Men’s water polo vs. George Washington, 1 p.m. Women’s soccer... 
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