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Softball clinches second seed in SCIAC tournament

Softball clinches second seed in SCIAC tournament
In the bottom of the first inning, La Verne senior shortstop Danielle Vela grounds the ball toward left field, but is thrown out at first base with a throw to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps junior first baseman Katie Savard. The Leopards beat the Athenas in game one, 7-1, Saturday at Campus West. Game two was postponed to Sunday due to rain and the Leopards won, 3-2. / photo by Alexandra Arkley Jolene Nacapuy... 

Poets hand Leopards third straight loss

Poets hand Leopards third straight loss
La Verne sophomore third baseman Jakob Thomas misses the connection with sophomore pitcher Alex Bernstein, after a strategic bunt by Whitter Poets senior left fielder Ben Cerami in game two Sunday at Ben Hines Field. On the next batter, the Leopards were able to make a double play to end the top of the fifth inning. La Verne struggled with a powerful Poets offense and errors throughout the game, as... 

Jiu-Jitsu sheds light on physically impaired

Jiu-Jitsu sheds light on physically impaired
In the last minutes of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu No-Gi tournament, Jose Rugama of Smash Squad MMA from Ontario Martial Arts Center and senior Jahi Gains compete in a non-placement battle. The event was hosted by public relations major Candice Nunez to benefit the Challenged Athletes Foundation ­­­Saturday at the Sports Science and Athletic Pavilion. / photo by Jerri White Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Sports... 

‘Cry Me A River’

'Cry Me A River'
Senior music major Stephenson Holder performs “Cry Me a River” by Arthur Hamilton during his senior recital Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. Holder was accompanied by pianist and artist-in residence Grace Xia Zhao, Music Department Manager Steve Biondo on drums and senior Ernie Reyes on guitar. Holder’s favorite from his set of classical, jazz and pop Broadway numbers were “All I Need” by Jonathan... 

Water polo splashed out by Poets

Water polo splashed out by Poets
La Verne freshman goalkeeper Hailey Westwood fails to stop a goal scored by Whittier, ending the first quarter with the Leopards down, 5-2. With many turnovers and no offensive rhythm throughout the game, the Leopards fell short in their last home game of the season and senior day, losing 14-8 to the Poets Saturday at the La Verne Aquatic Center. / photo by Sara Flores Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor... 

Sagehens drown Leopards, 15-5

Sagehens drown Leopards, 15-5
La Verne sophomore center Megan Little passes the ball to teammate junior center Catie Tuning during the final minutes of the fourth quarter. The Sagehens came out victorious, as they defeated the Leopards, 15-5, Saturday at Haldeman Pool. / photo by Bailey Maguire Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The women’s water polo team could not keep up with Pomona-Pitzer offensively, falling to the Sagehens, 15-5,... 

LVPD searches for stabbing suspect

The La Verne Police Depart­ment is still searching for a suspect who apparently stabbed a 21-year-old woman resident of La Verne Wednesday. LVPD officers were called at 6:06 p.m. to Las Flores Park, where they found the woman with stab wounds to her upper body. She was airlifted to County USC Medical Center, where she was in stable condition and still being treated Thursday. Her injuries were not... 

Leopards take series over Tigers

Leopards take series over Tigers
La Verne junior designated hitter Daniel McDonnell dives back to first base after attempting to steal second during the bottom of the fourth inning. The Leopards lost to the Occidental Tigers in game one of the doubleheader, 5-2, after 14 innings Saturday at Ben Hines Field. Then they pounced right back in game two, winning the game, 11-4. / photo by Celene Vargas Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Kat Simonelli Editor... 

Claremont springs into Easter with festivities

Ashlyn Connolly, 4, participates in her second egg hunt, but the first by herself, during Claremont’s Spring Celebration Saturday in Memorial Park. Connolly found eight eggs in the 5-7 age group designated area. / photo by Helen Arase Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The City of Claremont kicked off Easter weekend at Claremont’s annual spring celebration Saturday at Memorial Park. Volunteers from... 

Leopards top Regals for the first time since 2006

Leopards top Regals for the first time since 2006
La Verne freshman goalkeeper Hailey Westwood blocked one of many goal attempts by the Cal Lutheran Regals during the third quarter Saturday at the La Verne Aquatics Center. The Leopards finished with a victory of 5-4, their first against the Regals in nine years. The team will face the Chapman Panthers Saturday at Axelrood Pool. / photo by Sara Flores Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The women’s water... 
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