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Leopards pluck Sagehens, 52-7

Leopards pluck Sagehens, 52-7
Senior safety Arsian Erdinc jumps in front of Sagehen running back Luke Sweeney to make the interception of Luke Ferguson’s pass. The turnover added insult to injury for the defeated Pomona-Pitzer team in the end of the third quarter. The Leopards didn’t stop mauling the Sagehens till the final play, beating them by a 52-7 margin. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Kevin Parada Staff Writer In dominant... 

Leopards enjoy Homecoming triumph over Chapman, 30-21

Leopards enjoy Homecoming triumph over Chapman, 30-21
During the third quarter of the Homecoming game Saturday against Chapman, senior wide receiver Cedric Ho (No. 2) drops the ball in the end zone after being tackled by Chapman defensive back Cameron Cutter. The Leopards clawed their way through the game to beat the Panthers 30-21, halting the visitors’ three game winning streak. / photo by Cameron Barr Kevin Parada Staff Writer  Homecoming for the... 

Cal Lutheran gives Leopards royal beat down, 52-17

Cal Lutheran gives Leopards royal beat down, 52-17
Looking to run the ball down field, La Verne junior running back Josh Jones puts a stiff arm right into the face of Cal Lutheran defensive back Caius Radu on Saturday. Although La Verne was down the entire game, it scored 14 of its 17 points in the fourth quarter, finally losing 52-17. / photo by Zachary Horton Kevin Parada Staff Writer Coming off a great win over Occidental, the football team rolled... 

Leopards rush past Tigers in first win of season

Julian Burrell Associate Editor The Leopard football team beat the Occidental Tigers, 30-21, in an away game to earn its first win of the season. Rushing proved to be the key factor in the Leopards’ offense as senior quarterback Thomas Arguello, freshman running back Tanner Thompson and senior running back Matthew Biggers ran for more 300 yards collectively. The Leopards got on the board early in... 

LV falls in SCIAC football opener to Stags

LV falls in SCIAC football opener to Stags
La Verne defensive lineman Alex Barrios halts Claremont quarterback Peter Kimmey during the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game in Ortmayer Stadium. The Leopards suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Stags, 20-17. / photo by Warren Bessant Kevin Parada Staff Writer Despite displaying a much-improved performance, the La Verne Leopards dropped their Southern California Intercolleg­iate Athletic Conference... 

Football searches for spirit, hopes for success

Football searches for spirit, hopes for success
Linebacker Fillip Marcelin surprises University President Devorah Lieberman with a No. 18 Leopard football jersey while pumping up the full crowd at La Verne’s first pep rally in more than twenty years. During her speech, the president praised the team’s hard work and wished them luck on their next game. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Christian Orozco Staff Writer If it wasn’t for the football players... 

Track, field to undergo renovation

Christian Orozco Staff Writer Ortmayer Stadium, including the football field and track, are scheduled to undergo a major facelift sometime in November, most likely sometime after the football season. However, the coaches affected by the renovations have different opinions about how the changes will impact recruiting. “Anything new is always fun to have,” football coach Chris Krich said. “The... 

LV tackled by Cougars in football opener

LV tackled by Cougars in football opener
Late in Saturday’s game Asuza Pacific senior defensive end Kory Johnson sacks La Verne senior quarterback Thomas Arguello. Arguello managed to rush for 44 yards and one touchdown while also completing 113 yards passing. The game was played at Citrus College’s Citrus Stadium, where the Cougars mauled the Leopards, 65-14. / photo by Zachary Horton Kevin Parada Staff Writer La Verne came away from... 

Krich tackles first head coach job

Krich tackles first head coach job
California weather wins back California native Chris Krich after coaching in the Midwest. Krich says he is happy to be away from the snow and is ready for his first season at the University. / photo by Cameron Barr   Daniel Hargis Sports Editor Chris Krich has returned to his native California to start a new era with the Leopard football program after spending 18 years away from home playing and... 

Leopards hungry for 2011 football campaign to begin

Kevin Parada Staff Writer Most athletic programs including La Verne’s football program go through ups and downs. In 2010 the team won only one of its nine contests. In 2009 it failed to win any contests and in 2008 it won only two. “Hopefully they can pick up where they left off,” said psychology student Lou Moran. Although the Leopards have won three games in three years, there are always things... 
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