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LV drops SCIAC opener to Tigers

LV drops SCIAC opener to Tigers
Occidental senior linebacker Ross Fiegener tries to take down La Verne sophomore running back Corey Victoria in the second quarter of the game Saturday. The Leopards lost to the Tigers, 33-27, in their first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game. / photo by Sonora Hernandez Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Hal Hargrave Staff Writer The football team faced a tough first Southern California... 

Leopards outshine Golden Knights

Leopards outshine Golden Knights
La Verne senior driver Jonathon Jarvis throws the ball right past Penn State- Behrend’s junior goalkeeper Ty Elder. Jarvis had a match-high of five goals. The Leopards clawed the Lions, 19-6, in their first of four games in the Gary Troyer Memorial Tournament Saturday at the La Verne Aquatics Center. / photo by Emily Bieker Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The men’s water polo team defeated Gannon,... 

Women’s soccer takes Tigers by tail in win

Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Joshua Casey Staff Writer The women’s soccer team defeated Occidental, 1-0 Wednesday at Ortmayer Stadium. An early goal by junior midfielder Maribel Duran in the 18th minute of the first half would prove to be the deciding factor in an exciting game. It was Duran’s first goal of the season. The Leopards are now 4-5 overall and 2-3 in the Southern California Intercollegiate... 

Commentary: Abuse is abuse and not acceptable

<i>Commentary</i>: Abuse is abuse and not acceptable
Jolene Nacapuy, Sports Editor Athletes are public figures. They should be role models and should not be allowed to play when they have criminal charges pending, whether they are women or men. I think when someone, especially an athlete, is arrested for any violent act, they should be on the sidelines, benched, not allowed to be on the court or field until the situation is sorted out. Hope Solo, the... 

Volleyball vanquished by Athenas

Volleyball vanquished by Athenas
Sophomore middle blocker Kelsi Robinson spikes down the middle past Claremont-Mudd-Scripps outside hitters sophomore Nicole Kerkhof and freshman Mariah Rigg, in the first of a five-match battle Saturday. The Leopards were speared by the Athenas, 3-2./ photo by Emily Bieker Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The volleyball team faced its first Southern California Inter­collegiate Athletic Conference loss... 

LVFD prevents fire at Park Campus

LVFD prevents fire at Park Campus
A La Verne firefighter leaves the scene of an incident in the University of La Verne’s Park Campus at Arrow Highway and Park Avenue on Tuesday. The firefighters saw no flames, only smoke caused by an electrical arc. Several University offices and departments were temporarily relocated from the Park Avenue location to the Bonita Building / photo by Helen Arase Kat Simonelli News Editor Jolene Nacapuy... 

Leopards squish the Banana Slugs

Leopards squish the Banana Slugs
Freshman forward Jessica Hernandez collides with UC Santa Cruz senior defender Alexis Dracker, while attempting to gain possession of the ball in the first half of Saturday’s match at Ortmayer Stadium. The Leopards squished the Slugs, 1-0./ photo by Kaung Myat Tun Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The women’s soccer team defeated UC Santa Cruz, 1-0, Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium to wrap up non-conference... 

High temperatures almost start fire

Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Kat Simonelli News Editor The La Verne and Los Angeles County fire departments acted quickly to prevent a fire at the University of La Verne’s Park Campus facility located next to the Shuttle Lot on Arrow Highway Tuesday afternoon. At around 2:40 p.m., a transformer located in the back of the buildings began smoking; it had apparently overheated due to high temperatures. The... 

Leopards win high-scoring battle against Sagehens

Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The men’s water polo team defeated the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens 10-9 in Game two of the Inland Empire Tournament Saturday at the La Verne Aquatic Center. With two seconds left in the game, junior defender Phillip Clayman of Pomona-Pitzer attempted to shoot a final goal to tie the game, hoping to go into overtime, but the ball was saved by junior goalkeeper Christian Ortiz. “I’m... 

ULV catcher drafted by Red Sox

ULV catcher drafted by Red Sox
Catcher for the University of La Verne baseball team, Joe Winterburn, visits his father, baseball head coach Scott Winterburn’s office. The Boston Red Sox drafted Winterburn as a catcher during the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, being the 41st Leopard to be drafted into MLB history. He will practice with the Red Sox in Florida this spring./ photo by Mariela Patron Jolene Nacapuy Sports... 
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