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Hoops League swishes into action

Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The Leo Hoops League dribbled into action for the first time Nov. 21 in a tournament held by Cal State Northridge. The team played in four games throughout the weekend, defeating Cal State Northridge, but fell to San Luis Obispo and Santa Clara twice. They came in fifth out of eight teams in the tournament. This tournament was the first club tournament that CSUN held. “We... 

Men’s basketball shoots way into new season

Annabel Secaida Staff Writer Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor It may be a new year and a new season for the La Verne men’s basketball team, but with the same goals to succeed, the Leopards hope to make this season one worth remembering. The Leopards ended last season with an overall record of 10-15 and 7-9 in the Southern California Intercollegiate Conference. “Last season was a good preview of... 

Leopards dribble into new season

Leopards dribble into new season
Head coach Julie Shaw attempts to block freshman guard Brianna Bishop, as the women’s basketball team practices at Frantz Athletic Court Nov. 13, before traveling to Newburg, Oregon, to play Linfield. The Leopards were clawed by the Wildcats, 97-68, at Ted Wilson Gymnasium. / photo by Michael Saakyan Annabel Secaida Staff Writer Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor It is the best time of the year for the... 

Water polo submerged by Whittier

Water polo submerged by Whittier
Junior driver Matthew Vega makes a goal in the second quarter of the men’s water polo game Saturday. Vega scored two of the 10 goals made by La Verne. The Leopards were swamped by the Whittier Poets, 14-10, at the La Verne Aquatics Center. / photo by Sonora Hernandez Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The men’s water polo team faced a tough loss to the Whittier Poets, 14-10, in its last home game of... 

Football earns first SCIAC victory, 41-37, over Pomona-Pitzer

Football earns first SCIAC victory, 41-37, over Pomona-Pitzer
Sophomore wide receiver Alex Arellano returns the ball for 15 yards past the Pomona-Pitzer defense Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium. Arellano’s return to the 25-yard line led to a series that resulted in a touchdown that tied the game at 14 near the end of the first half. The Leopards defeated the Sagehens, 41-37, in their last home game of the season. / photo by Daniel Torres Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Hal... 

Sagehens fly past sinking Leopards

Sagehens fly past sinking Leopards
La Verne junior driver Bryan Jimenez looks for an open teammate during a rush by Pomona-Pitzer defenders during the second quarter of Saturday’s game at Haldeman Pool. The Leopards fell early in the first as the strong Sagehens defense submerged the Leopards, 19-8, resulting in the fourth conference loss of the season for La Verne. / photo by Julian Mininsohn Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The men’s... 

Poets schooled by Leopards on senior night

Poets schooled by Leopards on senior night
La Verne junior midfielder Cassidy Schweiger tries to regain the ball from Whittier’s junior forward Maegan Garcia and senior defender Dana Bergstrom in the first half of the senior night game Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium. The Leopards beat the Poets, 2-0./ photo by Mariela Patron Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Kat Simonelli News Editor Women’s soccer shined on senior night, as the team closed out... 

Stags spoil SCIAC opener for Leos

Stags spoil SCIAC opener for Leos
Senior defender Sean Phillips attempts to get the ball past Claremont-Mudd-Scripps freshman attacker Peter Tilton in the fourth quarter, after La Verne staggered 12-4. The Leopards lost against the Stags in the first SCIAC game of the season Saturday./ photo by Mariela Patron Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The men’s water polo team faced a tough loss in its first Southern California Intercol­legiate... 

ULV dominates Leo Invite with sweep

ULV dominates Leo Invite with sweep
La Verne sophomore middle blocker Cassie Thompson and junior outside hitter Brittany Yaxley block the ball from Nazareth College senior outside hitter Kassandra Buseck. The Leopards defeated the Golden Flyers in three sets. / photo by Kaung Myat Tun The volleyball team went undefeated this week after sweeping Endicott College, Virginia Wesleyan and Nazareth College in the 2014 Leopard Invitational... 

Greeks go pink for breast cancer

Greeks go pink for breast cancer
Emily Aguirre, senior sociology major, orders a chili hot dog from Silvestre Rojas at Sneaky Park Tuesday. Students lined up for free Pink’s Hot Dogs as part of Letters in the Park. Hosted by Greeks, the event aimed to raise breast cancer awareness. / photo by Mariela Patron Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Students gathered at Sneaky Park Tuesday to show their support at Greek life’s Letters in... 
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