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Commentary: NBA gives new meaning to the student athlete

<i>Commentary</i>: NBA gives new meaning to the student athlete
Julian Mininsohn, Sports Editor Now that the college basketball season has ended it is time for decisions. The top college basketball prospects around the nation decide if they want to take their talents to the NBA. Many have already declared and many more will. This year’s draft will be full of freshmen, including Kansas guard Andrew Wiggens and center Joel Embiid, as well as Duke forward Jabari... 

Leopards are no match for Athenas’ onslaught

Leopards are no match for Athenas’ onslaught
La Verne junior utility Amber Tardif loses her cap as she advances the ball toward the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps goal during the second quarter of the game at the Matt M. Axelrood Pool at CMS Saturday. The Leopards trailed most of the second half, and ultimately lost to the Athenas, 10-8. / photo by Helen Arase Julian Mininsohn Sports Editor The women’s water polo team suffered a 10-8 road loss to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps... 

La Verne swims past Macalester

La Verne swims past Macalester
La Verne sophomore attacker Justine Mojarro looks to give the ball to the center for a goal scoring opportunity Saturday against Macalester at Las Flores Park. The Leopards topped the Scots, 16-3. / photo by Hunter Cole Julian Mininsohn Sports Editor The women’s water polo team defeated Macalester, 13-6 Saturday at the La Verne Aquatic Center. The Leopards dominated the third quarter of the game. The... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Baseball, March 24 La Verne – 6 Pacific (Ore.) – 4 La Verne – 5 Pacific (Ore.) – 2 Golf, March 25 3rd – 913 Women’s Water Polo, March 26 La Verne – 4 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps – 13 Schedule Friday Softball vs. Pomona-Pitzer, 1 p.m. Women’s tennis @ Whittier, 2 p.m. Baseball vs. Pomona-Pitzer, 3 p.m. Softball vs. Pomona-Pitzer, 3 p.m. Saturday Men’s and women’s... 

Leopards bomb the Bombers back to New York

Julian Mininsohn Sports Editor The baseball team earned a 17-8 victory over the Ithaca College Bombers of New York Sunday at Rio Hondo Community College in Whittier. With the game tied at four in the third inning, the Leopards had a six run inning to break the game open. “Everybody was hitting,” sophomore shortstop Michael Reyes said. “It was a solid team effort offensively.” Reyes went 3-for-4... 

Mackay dives into LV record books

Mackay dives into LV record books
When sophomore athletic training major Scott Mackay is not practicing his three-meter dives or breaking school records, he spends his free time in the ocean surfing. / photo by Jessica Harsen Julian Mininsohn Sports Editor Sophomore diver Scott Mackay stands tall on the diving board, staring down at the pool of the Brenda Aquatic Center in Commerce. He has done the same three meter dive all season... 

Lee sets agenda for sports news

Lee sets agenda for sports news
La Verne’s new athletic communications director, Sean Lee, said he is enjoying the school’s sports facilities and is excited about his future with the University of La Verne. As communications director, Lee runs the social media pages and website for every sport the university offers. He has created a sports media club in which students can get experience working in sports communications. / photo... 

Sagehens end LV playoff hopes

Sagehens end LV playoff hopes
Senior guard Ronn See rushes the basket in the beginning of the second half over sophomore forward Gibson Farone-Collins of Pomona Pitzer. The Leopards lost the game, 65-59, ending any chance of making the playoffs. The Leopards will be finishing their season Saturday. / photo by Jessica Harsen Julian Mininsohn Sports Editor The men’s basketball team suffered a 65-59 loss to Pomona-Pitzer Wednesday... 

Leopards on four game win streak

Leopards on four game win streak
La Verne senior guard Ronn See closes out to lock down Cal Lutheran senior guard Michael Palmer during the first half of La Verne’s 80-76 overtime win on Saturday at Frantz Athletic Court. See finished the game with 14 points and 11 assists coupled with zero turnovers. / photo by Daniel Hargis Julian Mininsohn Sports Editor The men’s basketball team earned an overtime victory defeating Cal Lutheran,... 

Women’s basketball earns OT win

Women’s basketball earns OT win
Senior guard Kay Hurd drives in to try a shot as she is defended by La Sierra junior guard Victoria Lowe in the second half of the game Tuesday night. The Leopards’ 73-71 overtime victory against the Golden Eagles left the women with a 3-2 record on the season. / photo by Ryan Gann Julian Mininsohn Sports Editor The women’s basketball team defeated La Sierra 73-71 in overtime Saturday at Frantz... 
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