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The Leopards dropped the ball in their final preseason game against the Afghanistan National Basketball Team Saturday at Frantz Athletic Court.
The roars of the crowd could be heard throughout campus. As the moonlight hit the Supertents it was clear that the roars were coming from the basketball gym.
Freshmen Clarissa Rose, Kelby Scharman and Niall Harrison warm up before their big game of intramural basketball on the Frantz Athletic Court.
After being involved in sports almost her entire life, senior basketball and softball player Ashley Paul no longer has another season to look forward to.
Emily Carrillo not only succeeds on the basketball court but off as well. Juggling a teaching credential program, a job at 24 Hour Fitness, and leading her team – she does everything to her fullest potential.
Juniors Austin Napolitano and Trevor Woodland earned La Verne the respect it was looking for as both received All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honors.
Youth and size converged in a heartbreaking 52-45 loss for the women’s basketball against Occidental in a SCIAC tournament semifinal at Occidental last Friday.
Although the season came to a close with the loss, there is reason to be optimistic about what the future holds for the Leopards in the years to come.
To earn a postseason berth, the women’s basketball team needed all four quarters plus overtime to defeat Redlands, 78-77, on a game winning layup by senior forward Emily Carrillo.
The Leopards celebrated senior night for their lone senior Mychal Thomas on Tuesday at Frantz Athletic Court against Redlands, but unfortunately due to a lack of energy, the Leopards fell short 57-46.