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Yaxley is a leader on and off court

Yaxley is a leader on and off court
Junior outside hitter Brittany Yaxley was named an All-American on both American Volleyball Coaches Association Division III Third Team and First Team All-SCIAC. Beside volleyball, Yaxley’s interests include reading Harry Potter books and photography. / photo by Kaung Myat Tun Hal Hargrave Staff Writer Despite competing in a sport where being tall is the norm, Brittany Yaxley does not let her petite... 

Hoops League swishes into action

Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The Leo Hoops League dribbled into action for the first time Nov. 21 in a tournament held by Cal State Northridge. The team played in four games throughout the weekend, defeating Cal State Northridge, but fell to San Luis Obispo and Santa Clara twice. They came in fifth out of eight teams in the tournament. This tournament was the first club tournament that CSUN held. “We... 

Leopards win first game of season

Leopards win first game of season
La Verne junior center Emily Myers attempts a shot while being covered by Bethesda senior guard Lisette Longmo and junior forward Karina Ortiz Nov. 22 at Frantz Athletic Court. Although Bethesda had a significant height advantage, the Leopards doused the Flames for their first win of the season, 60-53. La Verne lost to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 65-62, Wednesday. / photo by Daniel Torres  Read More →

Football keeps helmets high in sky

Hal Hargrave Staff Writer What was expected to be a powerhouse year for the football team did not meet team expectations with some crucial close losses. The Leopards finished the season 2-7 overall and 1-6 in the Southern California Inter­collegiate Athletic Conference. “Record wise this season we were not where we wanted to be,” head coach Chris Krich said. “But as far as an internal group... 

Men’s basketball shoots way into new season

Annabel Secaida Staff Writer Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor It may be a new year and a new season for the La Verne men’s basketball team, but with the same goals to succeed, the Leopards hope to make this season one worth remembering. The Leopards ended last season with an overall record of 10-15 and 7-9 in the Southern California Intercollegiate Conference. “Last season was a good preview of... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At The Buzzer Men’s Basketball, Nov. 22 La Verne – 54 Pacific – 43 Men’s Water Polo, Nov. 23 La Verne – 12 Cal Lutheran – 13 Women’s Basketball, Dec. 3 La Verne – 62 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps – 65 Schedule Friday Men’s Basketball vs. Washington, 31st Annual Lopata Classic @ St. Louis, Missouri, 6 p.m. Saturday Swimming and Diving vs. Cal Lutheran, 10 a.m. Men’s Basketball vs.... 

Leopards reach NCAA volleyball tourney

Hal Hargrave Staff Writer The women’s volleyball team’s season came to an abrupt end Friday with a loss to No. 21 Trinity Tigers, 3-0, in the first round of the NCAA West Regional Tournament at Gilbert Sports Arena. A matchup between two nationally recognized teams was a lopsided win for the Tigers that ended La Verne’s season and put the Leopards to 20-7 overall on the season. The Leopards kept... 

Leopards dribble into new season

Leopards dribble into new season
Head coach Julie Shaw attempts to block freshman guard Brianna Bishop, as the women’s basketball team practices at Frantz Athletic Court Nov. 13, before traveling to Newburg, Oregon, to play Linfield. The Leopards were clawed by the Wildcats, 97-68, at Ted Wilson Gymnasium. / photo by Michael Saakyan Annabel Secaida Staff Writer Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor It is the best time of the year for the... 

Soccer speed dials in to next season

Kat Simonelli News Editor Though the men’s soccer team stayed dialed in to all of its games, it was unable to reach its goal of making it into the SCIAC postseason tournament. This did not change the fact that the team came out this year under a new coaching staff and played their hearts out for one another. “For it being my first year, us getting 11 wins was historically a good number,” head... 

Water polo submerged by Whittier

Water polo submerged by Whittier
Junior driver Matthew Vega makes a goal in the second quarter of the men’s water polo game Saturday. Vega scored two of the 10 goals made by La Verne. The Leopards were swamped by the Whittier Poets, 14-10, at the La Verne Aquatics Center. / photo by Sonora Hernandez Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The men’s water polo team faced a tough loss to the Whittier Poets, 14-10, in its last home game of... 
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