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Pehanich kicks off new soccer era

Pehanich kicks off new soccer era
New womens’ soccer coach Lauryn Pehanich has played soccer for 25 years. As a seasoned coach of 10 years she loves how each game is unique and always different from the last. / photo by Sarah Golden Julian Mininsohn Sports Editor It is a hot summer day in Ortmayer Stadium. Coach Lauryn Pehanich is enthusiastically motivating the women’s soccer team as they are gasping for breath. She pushes them... 

ULV baseball expects big things next season

Julian Mininsohn Staff Writer The Leopards were unable to defend their SCIAC title from last season finishing the season with an overall record of 22-16 and 16-12 in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. La Verne placed fifth in SCIAC and did not qualify for the conference tournament, but the players were able to gain a lot from this season. “If I could take anything from it,... 

Leopard sprints way to Nationals

Leopard sprints way to Nationals
Junior speech communication major Chancise Watkins does more than run track. He enjoys video games, collecting hats and getting tattoos. Watkins gets his tattoos from a friend back home in Blythe, Watkins’ dorm walls are covered with his awards that he has accumulated over the years. Watkins won the 200-meter at the SCIAC Championships with a time of 21.31. / photo by Stephanie Ball Julian Mininsohn Staff... 

Tennis finishes season ranked No. 28 in D-III

Julian Mininsohn Staff Writer The women’s tennis team finished the season in fourth place in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Con­fer­ence after falling to Redlands, 6-3, in the third place match at the SCIAC Champion­ships May 4 at the Upland Tennis Club. La Verne finished the year with a 13-8 overall record and 5-4 in SCIAC. The 13 wins are the most in La Verne history. The Leopards... 

Track claws SCIAC championship

Track claws SCIAC championship
Freshman jumper Angelina Arreola competes during the women’s high jump final Saturday. She placed 14th in SCIAC, clearing a height of 1.47m. The women’s team won its first SCIAC Championship since 2005 with 162 points. The men’s team finished second with 149 points. / photo by Zachary Horton Karleigh Neff Staff Writer Julian Mininsohn Staff Writer The women’s track and field team won the Southern... 

Leopards fail to slide into SCIAC postseason

Julian Mininsohn Staff Writer The baseball team suffered a tough 5-4 loss to Pomona-Pitzer Sunday at Alumni Field in Claremont. The Leopards then ended their season Tuesday with an 11 inning win against the Poets at Whittier, 4-3. Despite the win La Verne fell short of qualifying for the Southern California Inter­collegiate Athletic Conference post season tournament. On Sunday, the Sagehens grabbed... 

La Verne debates the pay of student-athletes

Julian Mininsohn Staff Writer A topic debated among many in the college sports world is whether student-athletes should be paid for the revenue they bring in to their universities. A recent report titled “The Price of Poverty in Big Time Sports” by the National College Players Association calculated what would happen if college sports shared their revenue the same way professional sports do. Based... 

Lovrensky sees Olympic trials in future

Lovrensky sees Olympic trials in future
Sophomore Madeline Lovrensky can often be found at Las Flores Park on the pool deck, as she’s on both the swim and the water polo team. This year Lovrensky broke the school record for the 50 yard freestyle with a time of 23.96, and is a finalist for the Elite 89 Award, which honors athletes for their high grade point averages. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Julian Mininsohn Staff Writer Sophomore swim... 

Pitching is key to ULV win streak

Pitching is key to ULV win streak
Senior third baseman Mason Stoltenberg picks up a soft-hit ground ball and fires it to first base to get the first out in the fourth inning Saturday. The Leopards opened the three game series against the Poets Saturday at Mt. SAC. La Verne came out swinging in the first game, beating the Poets 10-1, including two home runs. The Leopards continued the offensive strike for the rest of the weekend’s... 

Key hits give LV sweep over CMS

Key hits give LV sweep over CMS
Junior George Hanna runs out an RBI single in the second game of La Verne’s doubleheader against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Saturday. The Leopards won both games, 8-2 and 8-7. Hanna finished the day with one run scored and two RBIs. La Verne is 14-7 on the year and 8-4 in SCIAC. / photo by Christopher Mora Julian Mininsohn Staff Writer The baseball team won Saturday’s doubleheader against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps... 
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