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Football coach Ankeny and volleyball coach Sano let go

Justin Davis-Battle Staff Writer 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. A national search to fill the vacant positions will begin in the coming weeks. Ankeny, who was hired prior to the 2007 season, finished with a 4-32 record during his four year coaching stint with the Leopards. His... 

Leos clobber Poets for 1st football win since ’08

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer The ninth time is a charm. Coming off one of their most heartbreaking losses of the season, the Leopards came out with full force. In the final game of the season, La Verne traveled to Whittier and dismantled the Poets, 49-23. With the victory La Verne snaps a 19-game losing streak and marks the team’s first win since Nov. 1, 2008. Since the arrival of head coach Andy... 

Athletics could lose facilities with new campus construction

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor 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. The new dorms will be built where the former tennis courts, now parking lot F, are located at the corner of Second and D streets and a new parking structure will take the place of what is now Ben Hines Field,... 

A wild Homecoming football finish ends in heartbreak

A wild Homecoming football finish ends in heartbreak
Brothers Matt Griffin and William Griffin console each other after the football team’s triple overtime loss to Pomona-Pitzer at Homecoming on Saturday. The Leopards staged a 14-point fourth-quarter comeback to take the game into overtime, but a failed two-point conversion in the third extra period to lose, 28-26. The team is 0-8 for the season and has lost 19 straight games. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez... 

Bulldogs drag down Leopards, 27-7

Bulldogs drag down Leopards, 27-7
Football team loses 18th in a row. La Verne’s junior wide receiver Allen Daniels gets dragged down just short of a first down Saturday by Redlands cornerback Tony Santini. The Leopards kept the losing steak alive against the Bulldogs, falling 27-7. The Leopards look to bounce back on Saturday’s Homecoming game against Pomona-Pitzer. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Nolasco Pesina Staff Writer In... 

The streak continues at 15 games

The streak continues at 15 games
La Verne sophomore safety Donald Mull leaps up and blocks a pass away from Occidental’s Nate Sullivan on Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium. The Leopards went on to drop their fourth game of the season, 30-0. The Leopards will visit Cal Lutheran on Saturday. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Justin Davis-Battle Staff Writer No points meant yet another loss for the football team as they fell to the Occidental... 

Stags take down Leopards, 20-14

Stags take down Leopards, 20-14
La Verne quarterback Christian Winnewisser lets a pass go before being hit late in the second quarter of the Leopards’ loss to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Saturday. Winnewisser finished with 205 passing yards and one touchdown, but the Leopards dropped the ball against the Stags, 20-14. La Verne remains winless with a record of 0-3. / photo by Christopher Guzman Nolasco Pesina Staff Writer The Leopards... 

Leopards continue search for win

Leopards continue search for win
La Verne senior Devon Libran carries the ball up the middle for a short gain, Saturday in the Leopards’ game against Linfield. The Wildcats controlled the pace of the game, totaling more than 400 yards on offense. The Leopards dropped the game, 30-3. / photo by Christopher Guzman Justin Davis-Battle Staff Writer Lack of offense proved to be the downfall for the men’s football team as it fell to... 

Football drops first game of the season, 59-14

Nolasco Pesina Staff Writer Despite losing their first game of the season to Azusa Pacific, 59-14–in the first meeting of the two schools since 2003–the Leopards showed potential in what is to come for the rest of the season. The Cougars came into Saturday night 1-0, beating the University of San Diego 42-14 in their first game last weekend putting up 481 total yards, 156 yards passing and 325... 

Leopards look to start season with a win

Christopher Barnes-Baxter Staff Writer Last year was a tough season for the Leopards football team, ending with a record of 0-9, part of an overall 11-game losing streak. Despite the discouraging record, many players have gained new hope in this year’s team, the key difference being the new offensive plays. There has been a lot of buzz about the new beefed up offensive line, with players coming from... 
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