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Tennis wraps up season in 3rd

Chris McMahan Staff Writer There was plenty of individual and team success for the women’s tennis team in the 2014-15 season. The team finished with a 13-7 overall record and a 7-4 Southern California Inter­collegiate Athletic Conference record. The Leopards finished in third place in the conference. “I am looking forward to more improvement and seeing the girls get stronger with each match,”... 

Scharmann is La Verne’s first golf champ

Scharmann is La Verne's first golf champ
Senior golfer Kelby Scharmann won the NCAA Division III Individual National Championship in North Carolina, becoming the first golfer in La Verne history to win the title. He also won the 2015 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Golf Athlete of The Year. When Scharmann is not teeing off on the course, he enjoys reading and water skiing. / photo by Michelle Leon Lauren Crumbaker... 

Baseball wraps up season in Texas

Kat Simonelli Editor in Chief The baseball team ended its 2015 season on a high note, surpassing its original goal of winning the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship. “Our goal every year is to win the conference and so winning the conference title at our rival school is just an awesome feeling,” assistant coach Jason Munoz said. “We played probably the best... 

Commentary: A-Rod doesn’t deserve to be paid for milestone

<i> Commentary</i>: A-Rod doesn’t deserve to be paid for milestone
Jolene Nacapuy, Sports Editor The New York Yankees are not going to pay designated hitter Alex Rodriguez for tying and passing Willie Mays on the all-time home run list, although it is stated in his contract that he should receive a $6 million bonus for each milestone that he passes. On May 3, Rodriguez tied Willie Mays with a go-ahead home run in the top of the eighth inning against the Boston Red... 

Baseball tops No. 1 UT Tyler

Kat Simonelli Editor in Chief The University of La Verne baseball team came out on top against the No. 1 seeded Texas-Tyler Patriots Wednesday, winning its first game of the NCAA Division III Regional Tournament, 2-0. “I think it was big to get the first game out of our way and get a little bit of momentum going coming into this tournament,” assistant coach Jason Munoz said. “I think it was... 

Commentary: Tom Brady deserves his ‘inflated’ punishment

<i>Commentary</i>: Tom Brady deserves his ‘inflated’ punishment
Jolene Nacapuy, Sports Editor The NFL suspended New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for four games after a report was found that he was aware of the deflation of footballs before the AFC Championship game in January. In addition to Brady’s suspension without pay, the Patriots were fined $1 million and lost two draft picks. The Patriots also suspended the two equipment staffers believed to... 

Jebbia hits home run in leadership

Jebbia hits home run in leadership
Mark Jebbia, senior economics major, is a pitcher for the University of La Verne baseball team. This season, Jebbia has a batting average of .318 overall and .386 in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Jebbia chose to pursue a degree in economics because he thought it would be interesting to study with respect to the circumstances of the current U.S. and global economy. He... 

Baseball claims SCIAC title

­­Kat Simonelli Editor in Chief The La Verne baseball team defeated No. 1 seeded Cal Lutheran, 4-2, after junior shortstop Woody Reyes drove in two runs on a single to second in the top of the seventh, ensuring the Leopards’ win and claiming their title as Southern California Inter­collegiate Athletic Con­ference champions Sunday at Ullman Stadium in Thousand Oaks. “We played pretty well... 

The beast is flamed

The beast is flamed
Junior public relations major Aaron Brown burns his San Antonio Spurs Tim Duncan jersey Tuesday outside of the Dwight Hanawalt Football Complex because he lost a bet to Diane Sutter, trustee of The Beast 980 radio station. The station is the official radio home of the Los Angeles Clippers. Brown bet that the Spurs would win the series against the Clippers in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Unfortunately,... 

Commentary: Public figures must remain professional

<i>Commentary</i>: Public figures must remain professional
Jolene Nacapuy, Sports Editor On April 20, ESPN suspended reporter Britt McHenry for a week, after a video of her angrily criticizing a towing company surfaced online. McHenry’s car was towed from a parking lot in Washington, D.C., by Advanced Towing Company and she decided to take the route of anger. In the released video, McHenry said a few things such as “That’s why I have a degree and you... 
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