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Commentary: NBA transparency initiative swishes into action

<i>Commentary</i>: NBA transparency initiative swishes into action
Jolene Nacapuy, Sports Editor The NBA announced Feb. 27 that it will have a new transparency initiative relating to its officiating program, which started March 2 and will continue throughout the 2015 NBA playoffs. The league will provide play-by-play reports and a video in regards to all calls and non-calls that happen in the last two minutes of a game and the entire overtime period. Calls include... 

Stags spoil Leopards’ senior night

Stags spoil Leopards' senior night
La Verne freshman guard Connor Head fights his way between Claremont-Mudd-Scripps guards senior Taylor Gaffaney and junior Jack Earley, during senior night Tuesday at Frantz Athletic Court. The Leopards gave up the game 95-55. / photo by Michelle Leon Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The men’s basketball team faced a tough loss in its last game of the season to the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags Tuesday... 

Basketball falls short to Redlands

Basketball falls short to Redlands
Junior center Emily Myers attempts to gain possession of the ball with three minutes remaining in Saturday’s game against Redlands at Frantz Athletic Court. Rushing to the ball, Myers blocks freshman forward Reyna Ta’Amu and sophomore forward Nina Newman. Although Myers finished with a team-high 28 points, the Leopards fell short to the Bulldogs, 64-61./ photo by Jerri White Melissa Gasia Staff... 

Leopards send Bulldogs to pound

Leopards send Bulldogs to pound
La Verne freshman guard Victor Costa attempts to drive past Redlands senior guard Connor Griffin and freshman center Blake O’Brien in the second half of Saturday’s game. The Leopards pounced into the lead with 40 seconds remaining in the game to defeat the Bulldogs, 59-58, at Frantz Athletic Court to break their two game losing streak. / photo by Jolene Nacapuy Lauren Crumbaker Staff Writer The... 

Kingsmen put Leopards in check

Kingsmen put Leopards in check
La Verne sophomore guard Khaneal Mason attempts a layup against Cal Lutheran junior guard Lanaki Apele late in the second half Tuesday. The Leopards were within three, but were defeated by the Kingsmen, 71–64./ photo by Daniel Torres Sierra Dasher Staff Writer The men’s basketball team suffered a tough loss, 71-64, against Cal Lutheran Tuesday at Frantz Athletic Court. La Verne started the game... 

Leos pounce past Pomona-Pitzer

Leos pounce past Pomona-Pitzer
La Verne freshman forward Kayla Chism drives to the basket past Pomona-Pitzer sophomore guard Hayley Pienton and freshman forward Cassandra Palmer in the second half Saturday. The Leopards had a nine point lead heading into the half and kept it throughout the game and plucked the Sagehens, 68-62, at Frantz Athletic Court. / photo by Jolene Nacapuy Hal Hargrave Staff Writer A large lead for the La Verne... 

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 →

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... 

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... 
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