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Women’s basketball held in check by Regals

Women’s basketball held in check by Regals
La Verne sophomore Jasmine Bush attempts to defend the basket against Cal Lutheran freshman Jessica Salottolo during Saturday’s game at Frantz Athletic Court. The game ended in a 63-47 loss for the Leopards putting La Verne on a two game losing streak. / photo by Stephanie Ball Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports Editor The women’s basketball team lost to the Cal Lutheran Regals, 63-47, Saturday at... 

Leopards on four game win streak

Leopards on four game win streak
La Verne senior guard Ronn See closes out to lock down Cal Lutheran senior guard Michael Palmer during the first half of La Verne’s 80-76 overtime win on Saturday at Frantz Athletic Court. See finished the game with 14 points and 11 assists coupled with zero turnovers. / photo by Daniel Hargis Julian Mininsohn Sports Editor The men’s basketball team earned an overtime victory defeating Cal Lutheran,... 

Women’s basketball earns OT win

Women’s basketball earns OT win
Senior guard Kay Hurd drives in to try a shot as she is defended by La Sierra junior guard Victoria Lowe in the second half of the game Tuesday night. The Leopards’ 73-71 overtime victory against the Golden Eagles left the women with a 3-2 record on the season. / photo by Ryan Gann Julian Mininsohn Sports Editor The women’s basketball team defeated La Sierra 73-71 in overtime Saturday at Frantz... 

Shaw ready to score at La Verne

Shaw ready to score at La Verne
Julie Shaw is in her first year as the head coach of the women’s basketball team. Previously Shaw was the assistant coach at Gonzaga in Spokane, Wash. She coached La Verne to a 68-65 win over Willamette Nov. 15 in her first game as head coach. / photo by Stephanie Ball Julian Mininsohn Sports Editor Julie Shaw blows her whistle commencing the start to the women’s basketball team’s practice. The... 

Basketball loses close game in home opener

Basketball loses close game in home opener
Senior point guard Alonzo Young attempts a layup against El Salvador’s James Valladares in the second half of the men’s basketball game Wednesday. The Leopards went on to lose to the El Salvador National Team, 78-77, after rallying from a 15-point deficit in the second half. / photo by Ryan Gann Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer The men’s basketball team faced a tough loss for the seasons’ first... 

Moonlight madness tips off season

Moonlight madness tips off season
Junior center Niall Harrison competes in a slam dunk contest against his basketball teammates. This was one of many contests preformed as a part of Moonlight Madness at Frantz Athletic Court Oct. 24. Hosted by CAB, the event kicks off the upcoming basketball season. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Karleigh Neff LV Life Editor Basketball season kicked off on Thursday night for the university as students and... 

Amanda Copas leaves her mark in Leopard record books

Amanda Copas leaves her mark in Leopard record books
Senior liberal studies major Amanda Copas is celebrating her recent milestone of reaching 1,000 points in her college basketball career. Off the court Amanda enjoys baking cookies for her friends and family. Copas has ambitions of becoming a teacher after graduation. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Christian Orozco Editor in Chief Senior guard Amanda Copas helped the women’s basketball team reach new... 

ULV dethrones Kingsmen, 85-81

ULV dethrones Kingsmen, 85-81
La Verne sophomore guard Jourdan Simmonds drives past Cal Lutheran freshman guard Dan Wade on Saturday. After trailing by as many as 18 points, the Leopards clawed their way back to beat the Kingsmen, 85-81. Simmonds played valiantly on senior night; of his 17 points, he scored the team’s last nine, including a game-tying three, and another three that delivered the lead and the win for the Leopards.... 

Leopards pluck Sagehens, 111-69

Leopards pluck Sagehens, 111-69
During the first half, Pomona-Pitzer freshman Juliah Shay Kim tries to steal the ball from La Verne senior Amanda Copas. Copas is a three-year letter winner who earned Second Team All-SCIAC honors in 2011-12. The Leopards beat the Sagehens, 111-69, Monday, but failed to make the SCIAC Tournament. / photo by Stephanie Ball Elsie Ramos Sports Editor Emotions and the score ran high for the Leopard seniors... 

Men’s basketball rally falls short

Men’s basketball rally falls short
La Verne’s Vince Bauer sinks the first points over Kevin Sullivan of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps early in the first quarter Saturday. Bauer finished with six points and three rebounds, but the Leopards fell 76-68 to the Stags. / photo by Christopher Mora Julian Mininsohn Staff Writer A valiant effort was not enough as the men’s basketball team suffered a tough road loss to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 76-68,... 
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