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Leopards lose home opener in final seconds

Leopards lose home opener in final seconds
With only three seconds remaining in the first home game of the season, a final pass was made to senior wide receiver Jon Lilly. The pass was ruled incomplete because the ball came loose when he was pushed out of bounds. The Leopards fell short against the Whitworth Pirates, with a final score of 50-48, Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium. / photo by Amanda Duvall Annabel Secaida Staff Writer Even after... 

Leopards prepare to tackle new season

Leopards prepare to tackle new season
Head football coach, Christopher Krich, shows freshman defensive back Michael Hill the proper defensive technique to stay in front of an offensive opponent. It was one of numerous drills the team conducted in a two-hour practice in the afternoon heat. The Leopards open their season Sept. 13 on the road against George Fox University in Newburg, Oregon. / photo by Julian Mininsohn Hal Hargrave Staff... 

Kingsmen spoil senior night at LV

Kingsmen spoil senior night at LV
La Verne junior safety Carvante Hill and sophomore linebacker Matt Canlas try to take down Cal Lutheran senior running back Wayne Chapman in the first quarter. The Leopards lost to the Kingsmen, 49-21. / photo by Hunter Cole Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer In their last home game of the season, the Leopards lost 49-21 to the Cal Lutheran Kingsmen Saturday night. Due to many missed scoring opportunities... 

Biggers rushes big, LV loses bigger

Biggers rushes big, LV loses bigger
Garrett Mentz, sophomore running back, carries the ball midfield and charges against Chapman’s defense in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s home game. La Verne lost to Chapman, 45-7. La Verne’s last home game of the season is Saturday against Cal Lutheran. / photo by Celine Dehban Julian Burrell Staff Writer Though it was a record setting day for the Leopards as senior running back Matthew Biggers... 

Football drops game on the road

Football drops game on the road
Sophomore running back Travis Sparks runs the ball to just inside La Verne’s 5 yard line during the fourth quarter Saturday as a final attempt to beat the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens. The referee called a holding penalty and the ball was called back, leading to the Leopards’ 31-23 loss . La Verne’s next game is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Saturday at home against Chapman. / photo by Jessica Harsen Jolene... 

Leopards slam Poets at Homecoming

Leopards slam Poets at Homecoming
Senior quarterback Brian Duboski sprints towards the chain for a first down to continue the Leopards’ drive down the field at Saturday’s Homecoming game against Whittier. The Leopards defeated the Poets, 41-27, improving their overall record to 3-1. / photo by Hunter Cole Julian Mininsohn Sports Editor Karleigh Neff LV Life Editor The football team earned a 41-27 victory in front of a packed homecoming... 

Football wins first SCIAC game

Football wins first SCIAC game
La Verne freshman quarterback Michael Lauck advances the ball in the third quarter just ahead of La Verne’s second touchdown against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Saturday. The Leopards defeated the Stags 30-6 at Ortmayer Stadium. La Verne is 2-1 overall and tied for first place in SCIAC. / photo by Helen Arase Senior running back Matthew Biggers and senior quarterback Justin Gomez celebrate Biggers’... 

ULV dominated by Oaks’ offense

ULV dominated by Oaks’ offense
Sophomore running back Travis Sparks gets stopped in the backfield as Menlo linebacker Dominic Jackson breaks through the offensive line at the beginning of the third quarter Saturday. During the Leopards’ first home game, the team fell to the Oaks, 56-7. The next home game is at 1 p.m. Saturday against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. / photo by Jessica Harsen Karleigh Neff LV Life Editor The Leopard football... 

Football squad prepares to tackle competition

Football squad prepares to tackle competition
As the season approaches head football coach Chris Krich pushes his team during practice. David Kain (No. 7), a junior safety, runs to block another player during the drill. / photo by Celine Dehban Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer Defense is the prime focus in the Leopards’ plan to win this season. Last season, the football team finished with a 4-5 record. “We are competing for a conference championship... 

Record-holding running back looks to educate

Monique Millan Staff Writer Leadership, ambition, and charisma are three ways to describe junior education major Matthew Biggers, who has owned the football field in 2012. Biggers list of accolades were extended this season, ending his sensational season as the top rusher in the Southern California Intercollegiate Conference with 1,397 total rushing yards and 11 touchdowns in nine games, averaging... 
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