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For the last four seasons the football programs has been at the bottom of the La Verne sports totem pole.
After much anticipation and speculation, the University on Thursday announced the appointment of Christopher Kirch as head football coach.
Director of Athletics Julie Kline announced on Nov. 24 that head football coach Andy Ankeny and head volleyball coach Marlon Sano had been relieved of their duties.
Coming off one of their most heartbreaking losses of the season, the Leopards came out with full force and dismantled the Whittier Poets, 49-23.
With the addition of a new parking lot and new state of the dormitories come consequences for some of the athletes and the athletic fields at the University of La Verne.
With both the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens and the La Verne Leopards in search of their first win of the season, something had to give. Unfortunately the Leopards fell short, 28-26, in triple overtime.
In a game which both teams played great smashmouth defense, penalties by the Leopards and big plays from the Redlands Bulldogs’ defense proved to be the deciding factors Saturday as the Bulldogs defeated the Leopards, 27-7.
No points meant yet another loss for the football team as they fell to the Occidental Tigers, 30-0, in Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action, dropping it to an 0-4 record this season.
The football team fell to the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags, 20-14, for its 14th loss in a row.
Lack of offense proved to be the downfall for the football team as it fell to the Linfield Wildcats, 30-3.