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Football drops game on the road

Football drops game on the road
Sophomore running back Travis Sparks runs the ball to just inside La Verne’s 5 yard line during the fourth quarter Saturday as a final attempt to beat the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens. The referee called a holding penalty and the ball was called back, leading to the Leopards’ 31-23 loss . La Verne’s next game is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Saturday at home against Chapman. / photo by Jessica Harsen Jolene... 

LV unable to dig out road victory

LV unable to dig out road victory
Senior libero and setter Morgan Donohue sets up freshman middle blocker Kelsi Robinson for a kill in the second set against Claremont-Mudd- Scripps Saturday. After a difficult start the Leopards made a comeback in the third set but lost to the Athenas in the fourth, placing them eighth in the conference standings with a 3-9 SCIAC record. The Leopards’ next home game is against Caltech at 6 p.m. tomorrow... 

Godde examines skeletal remains

Godde examines skeletal remains
Kanya Godde joined the ULV faculty this fall as assistant professor of anthropology. Godde has a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Tennessee. These casts of human skulls are used during some of the lectures for her forensic anthropology class. / photo by Ryan Gann Des Delgadillo Staff Writer Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer It is not even 10 a.m. and already Kanya Godde engages her students in... 

Leopards show speed at Pomona

Leopards show speed at Pomona
Junior kinesiology major Jayden Earlywine runs the second mile of the 8-kilometer Pomona-Pitzer Invitational cross country race Saturday. He finished 84th in a field of 165 runners, with a time of 27:46.2. The men’s cross country team took sixth place out of 13 teams with a team average time of 26:44.98. The women’s team finished in 11th out of 12 teams. / photo by Ryan Gann Jolene Nacapuy Staff... 

La Verne clawed at home by Panthers, fall 3-1

Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer The women’s soccer team lost 3-1 Wednesday night against the Chapman Panthers at Ortmayer Stadium putting La Verne 3-3 in the Southern California Intercollegiate Ath­letic Conference and 6-6 overall. La Verne gave up two second half goals toward the loss. “We worked hard and our effort and energy was good,” assistant coach Andy Plascencia said. “Defending the ball... 

Greeks talk respect at conference

Greeks talk respect at conference
Christopher Braunstein presents “Follow the Yellow Brick Road” for the Greek Conference Saturday in the Campus Center. Braunstein is the key national adviser for the California Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and president of the Alumni Advisory Board for the University. Braunstein welcomed potential members into La Verne’s Greek community. / photo By Uyen Bui Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer Members... 

Leos make Panthers exit stage left

Leos make Panthers exit stage left
During the second half of Saturday’s game, freshman forward Mario Interiano of La Verne drives the ball away from Chapman freshman forward Daniel Friedman and back up field. The Leopards defeated the Panthers, 4-1. / photo by Sarah Golden Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer The men’s soccer team dominated Chapman, staying undefeated at home by defeating the Panthers 4-1. The second half offensive onslaught... 

La Verne goes 2-2 at Leopard Invitational tournament

La Verne goes 2-2 at Leopard Invitational tournament
Sophomore outside hitter Ashlyn Cross smashes a ball past Elmhurst setter Katie Rueffer Saturday. The Leopards lost to the Blue Jays of Elmhurst, 3-0, right after Elmhurst had defeated Clarkson. / photo by Hunter Cole Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer The Frantz Athletic Court stands were full of excitement as fans cheered on their fellow Leopards during the women’s volleyball Leopard Invitational games... 

Leopards start season on the right foot

Leopards start season on the right foot
Moving the ball toward Pomona’s goal in the second half of the game against Pomona-Pitzer, Sagehen sophomore Michael Cork battles with La Verne senior midfielder Ryan Estrada for possession of the ball. At the end the Leopards defeated the Sagehens 2-0 to stay undefeated. The Leopards next game is Saturday at 7 p.m. at Redlands. / photo by Helen Arase Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer The men’s soccer... 

Football squad prepares to tackle competition

Football squad prepares to tackle competition
As the season approaches head football coach Chris Krich pushes his team during practice. David Kain (No. 7), a junior safety, runs to block another player during the drill. / photo by Celine Dehban Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer Defense is the prime focus in the Leopards’ plan to win this season. Last season, the football team finished with a 4-5 record. “We are competing for a conference championship... 
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