Coming off a great win over Occidental, the football team rolled into Saturday’s game looking to emulate that success and earn a win over Cal Lutheran but came up short and suffered a 52-17 defeat.
The Leopard football team beat the Occidental Tigers, 30-21, in an away game to earn its first win of the season.
Despite displaying a much-improved performance, the La Verne Leopards dropped their conference opener to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 20-17.
If it wasn’t for the football players walking around in their jerseys, or the cheerleaders walking around with their pom poms, one might have mistaken the pep rally for a party with the blasting hip-hop music presented by Power 106 and DJ Nibblez.
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.
La Verne came away from its season opener with a tough loss against the No. 15 ranked NAIA Azusa Pacific Cougars at Citrus College, 65-14.
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 coaching football.
Although the Leopards have won three games in three years, there are always things to look forward to, thanks to new head coach Chris Krich.
When spring semester comes to an end, so does spring football. Friday marked the end of spring football, where new head coach Chris Krich distilled accountability and discipline into his new players.
For the last four seasons the football programs has been at the bottom of the La Verne sports totem pole.