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Leopards stay hot beyond the arc

Leopards stay hot beyond the arc
Pomona-Pitzer freshman guard Caroline Zaia collides with La Verne freshman guard Riki Muraki during the women’s basketball game at Frantz Athletic Court on Saturday. The Leopards mauled the Sagehens 113-61, while sophomore guard Kelly Kika scored a La Verne record of nine 3-pointers, breaking the former record of eight that was held by her assistant coach, Lindsey Shiomi. / photo by Warren Bessant Shelby... 

Men’s basketball drops another to Sagehens

Men’s basketball drops another to Sagehens
During the second half of Saturday’s game, senior point guard John Leggett tries to claw the ball away from Sagehen guard R.J. Maki. The Leopards had a 61-57 lead in the second half until the Sagehens caught fire and hit 17 shots in a row. The final score ended up with the Sagehens winning over the Leopards, 74-63. La Verne is currently riding a six game losing streak. / photo by Cameron Barr Alex... 

Leos tear apart Eagles twice in a week

Alyssa Cole Staff Writer The Leopards smashed the American Sports University Fighting Eagles Wednesday night with an astonishing finish of 101-67. The team had spent the last six games away from Frantz Athletic Court, and came back with force, giving fans something to talk about. “It feels great to be home with our friends, family, and fans,” head coach Richard Reed said. “It’s nice to get... 

LV picked apart by physical Hawks

LV picked apart by physical Hawks
Leopard forward Tyne McClure drives past Jermani Stewart toward the basket during the first half against San Diego Christian. McClure put up 11 points for La Verne, but the Hawks finished off the Leopards in the second half with a final score of 80-64. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Daniel Hargis Sports Editor The women’s basketball team kept the game close against the San Diego Christian Hawks Monday,... 

Extra year of experience will help men’s basketball

Alyssa Cole Staff Writer The men’s basketball team is preparing for a great 2011-2012 Southern California Intercolle­giate Athletic Conference season. With the return of the teams starting lineup and the new addition of strong fresh talent, the Leopards have high hopes for an outstanding season. “Our first goal is every single day we practice, we want to make sure that we are improving as individuals,”... 

Wildcats escape Leos’ grasp, 75-72

Daniel Hargis Sports Editor The banged up Leopard women’s basketball team made their first appearance at Frantz Athletic Court of the 2011-2012 season in a 75-72 loss to NAIA Linfield, dropping their second game in three days on Nov. 21. After a lopsided 90-50 defeat at Vanguard Nov. 19, the fatigued Leopards faced an obstacle in Linfield, which was led by senior guard Gretchen Owens. “Honestly... 

La Verne has makings for successful women’s basketball campaign

La Verne has makings for successful women's basketball campaign
Head coach Matt Rogers demonstrates how to properly execute an exercise in blocking to improve the team’s defense. The drill was meant to focus on each player being able to block an opponent while remaining able to move around the court. It was just one of the many drills the team practiced during the practice on Tuesday at the Frantz Athletic Court. / photo by Andrew Vasquez Daniel Hargis Sports... 

Leopards drop early lead to Afghans

Leopards drop early lead to Afghans
La Verne senior forward Jonathon Bastos narrowly outreaches fellow Leopard guard Jeremy Lay and Afghanistan National Basketball player Mostafa Asefi for the rebound on Saturday in Frantz Athletic Court. The Afghani team narrowly defeated the Leopards 63-61 after trailing in the first half 35-24. The Afghanistan National Team, coached by Mamo Rafiq, is comprised of first generation Americans born to... 

Moonlight Madness kicks off season

Moonlight Madness kicks off season
Men’s basketball team members Ronn See, Tyler Hoyt and Trevor Woodland congratulate one another on their victory in the three-point shot contest against the women’s basketball team. The contest was part of Moonlight Madness at Frantz Athletic Court on Saturday to kick off the 2011-2012 men’s and women’s basketball seasons. / photo by Candice Salazar Christian Orozco Staff Writer The roars of... 

Leos shoot intramural hoops

Leos shoot intramural hoops
Freshmen Clarissa Rose, Kelby Scharman and Niall Harrison warm up before their big game of intramural basketball on the Frantz Athletic Court. The intramural basketball tournament ran Sept. 20, 22, 27 and 28. The champion was the team, Menace to Society. Sign-ups for intramural sports can be found in the Office of Student Life./ photo by Brittney Slater-Shew  Read More →
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