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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... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Football, Nov. 15 La Verne – 21 Cal Lutheran – 50 Women’s Basketball, Nov. 15 La Verne – 68 Linfield – 97 Women’s Basketball, Nov. 16 La Verne – 47 George Fox – 74 Schedule Friday Swimming and Diving @ East Los Angeles College, all day Men’s Water Polo vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps @ Redlands, 1:45 p.m. Men’s Basketball @ Willamette, 8 p.m. Saturday Swimming and Diving... 

Football earns first SCIAC victory, 41-37, over Pomona-Pitzer

Football earns first SCIAC victory, 41-37, over Pomona-Pitzer
Sophomore wide receiver Alex Arellano returns the ball for 15 yards past the Pomona-Pitzer defense Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium. Arellano’s return to the 25-yard line led to a series that resulted in a touchdown that tied the game at 14 near the end of the first half. The Leopards defeated the Sagehens, 41-37, in their last home game of the season. / photo by Daniel Torres Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Hal... 

Sagehens fly past sinking Leopards

Sagehens fly past sinking Leopards
La Verne junior driver Bryan Jimenez looks for an open teammate during a rush by Pomona-Pitzer defenders during the second quarter of Saturday’s game at Haldeman Pool. The Leopards fell early in the first as the strong Sagehens defense submerged the Leopards, 19-8, resulting in the fourth conference loss of the season for La Verne. / photo by Julian Mininsohn Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The men’s... 

NHRA enthusiasts gear up for Fan Fest

NHRA enthusiasts gear up for Fan Fest
Jack Beckman talks with Gary Spears from Rancho Cucamonga after Jack Patten took photos of them together during the National Hot Rod Association Fan Fest Saturday in Downtown La Verne. Beckman is a drag racer competing professionally in the NHRA funny car races and is also known as “Fast Jack.” / photo by Kaung Myat Tun  Read More →

Women’s soccer hopeful for future

Annabel Secaida Staff Writer Kat Simonelli News Editor The women’s soccer team left sweat, tears and most importantly heart on the field as it finished it’s 2014 season Saturday, placing sixth in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Leopards celebrated a 2-0 victory in their last game of the season against Whittier at Ortmayer stadium. The team finished the season 7-10-1... 

Volleyball gets NCAA regional bid

Hal Hargrave Staff Writer Although it was a tough weekend for the women’s volleyball team, things started looking up Monday after the team found out it received a regional bid to play No. 21 Trinity Texas in the NCAA Division III tournament. The last time La Verne met Trinity in 2012, the Leopards came out victorious, 3-2. La Verne will make its 25th NCAA Tournament appearance. The Leopards are... 
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