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SCIAC softball champs ousted at Regionals

Pui Lok Choi Staff Writer After winning the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament, the University of La Verne softball team fell short in its third straight NCAA Regionals appearance on Friday after being shutout, 1-0, in the first game by Louisiana College and losing in eight innings to Texas-Tyler, 11-8, in the second game. “We had a lot of ups and downs but we were... 

SCIAC champs place 8th at NCAAs

Pui Lok Choi Staff Writer With a first round score of 317, a 299 second round and 292 third round, the Leopards finished the NCAA Men’s Division III National Championships in 8th place with a total score of 908. According to golfstat.com, the Leopards were ranked No. 10 in the latest Division III poll prior to the start of the tournament. After winning the 2010 Southern California Intercol­legiate... 
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Leopards take SCIAC softball title

Pui Lok Choi Staff Writer The Leopards won three in a row on Saturday to win the 2010 Southern California Intercolleg­iate Athletic Conference post-season tournament in Claremont against the Redlands Bulldogs. After losing 6-3 in the first game to the Redlands Bulldogs on Friday, the Leopards needed to win the next game to avoid elimination. “We’ve been in this situation before and we know what... 

La Verne places 3rd at SCIAC championships

La Verne places 3rd at SCIAC championships
Freshman Paul Turner, who hails from Indio, placed first in the men’s long jump and triple jump at the SCIAC Championship meet on April 30 and May 1 at Pomona College in Claremont. The men’s team took third place overall. Its next event is Saturday at the Occidental Invitational./photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Pui Lok Choi Staff Writer The men’s track and field team placed third in the Southern... 

Magician dazzles students' minds

Magician dazzles students' minds
Dan Sperry, named “Most Original Magician” by The World Magic Awards, performed a live show for the students of La Verne in the Campus Center Ballroom Tuesday. The room was overflowing with students, including Roxanne Garcia, Junior Business Administrations major at, who came for the show that contained a mix of magic, comedy, and mind reading. / photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Pui Lok Choi Staff... 

Sagehens outslug Leopards, 14-10

Sagehens outslug Leopards, 14-10
  Third baseman Jon-Michael Hattabaugh stepped on the bag safely in a close play during the fifth inning of the Leopards’ game against Pomona-Pitzer on Sunday. Hattabaugh would come in to score off of first baseman Victor Peinado’s single./photo by Christopher Guzman Pui Lok Choi Staff Writer The Leopards fell to the conference rival Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens in an offensive explosion Sunday,... 

Water polo drops two in conference

Water polo drops two in conference
Lauren Shepard, freshman goalkeeper for La Verne, successfully blocks a shot attempt in the fourth quarter as La Verne’s Elizabeth Roberts and Pomona-Pitzer’s Perri Hopkins fight for position. The Sagehens topped the Leopards, 17-4, on Saturday at Haldeman Pool in Claremont. On Saturday La Verne will be back in action at 11 a.m. in a home contest against Whittier. Pui Lok Choi Staff Writer The... 

New religious club reaches out to La Verne students

Pui Lok Choi Staff Writer A new campus Bible study club aims to spread the word of Christ. Christ’s X Factor meets weekly on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in the Chapel and aims to teach students the word of the Lord. The group has been meeting since the start of spring semester and hopes to influence more students to attend. “The goal of the club is to build relationships with God and help people,” said... 

La Verne drops three 1-run games

Losses could prove costly in SCIAC. Pui Lok Choi Staff Writer After winning a season high seven games in a row, the Leopards streak came to an end on Friday, getting swept in a three-game series with Cal Lutheran. On Friday, the Kingsmen struck first in the fourth inning with four runs on four hits and two errors but the Leopards answered back in the bottom of the fifth inning with three runs of their... 

Baseball win string hits 7 games

Baseball win string hits 7 games
The Leopards are averaging more than 12 runs per game during their streak. In the second game of a doubleheader, La Verne took on Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Sunday in the California Classic Baseball Tournament. La Verne senior catcher and first baseman, Mike Surin picked up the ball from a short hop at first base to get Claremont shortstop Brian Gose. Gose had hit a ground ball to La Verne third baseman... 
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