The alarm clock rings. It is 6 a.m. Most of us are still in bed. For the La Verne football staff it is the start of the day, and for Oscar Rodriguez it is the start of his first season as the new defensive coordinator.
The football team defeated George Fox University in its first game of the season, 27-23, Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium.
The NFL suspended New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for four games after a report was found that he was aware of the deflation of footballs before the AFC Championship game in January.
With concussions and head trauma being an ongoing issue in football, we spoke to members of the ULV football team as well as experts in the field to weigh the risks and rewards of playing the game.
Brent Baier, now a former assistant coach for the football team, is stepping away from the game he loves to be a part of the admissions office on campus at La Verne
What was expected to be a powerhouse year for the football team did not meet team expectations with some crucial close losses.
Coming onto the field to play its last home game of the season, the La Verne football team was hoping to send out its 14 seniors on a good note against the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens.
What the Leopards hoped would be a magical day during Homecoming weekend turned out to be much less than magical for the La Verne football team, as it suffered a tough loss to the Redlands Bulldogs, 64-28, Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium.
The football team faced a 40-24 loss Saturday against the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags under the Zinda Field lights.
The football team faced a tough first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game loss to Occidental, 33-27, Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium.