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Bulldogs maul LV on senior night

Bulldogs maul LV on senior night
The men’s soccer team went head-to-head with Redlands on Saturday. During the second half Bulldog sophomore defender Richie Marquez strikes a header with freshman midfielder Nico Johnson (No. 5) as his backup. Leopard sophomore forward Abdullah Alharshan is involved in the play, trying to stop Marquez. The Leopards were shut out by the visiting Bulldogs 3-0, who won the regular season Southern California... 

Visiting Athenas trump Leopards

Visiting Athenas trump Leopards
La Verne freshman midfielder Jamie Weaver holds off her defender, senior Rosa Ahn of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, during Saturday’s game at Damien High School. Weaver waits for the right opportunity to turn toward the goal. But the Leopards could not move past the Athenas, losing 2-0 in their last home contest of the year. / photo by Zachary Horton Daniel Hargis Sports Editor Signs and balloons decorated... 

LV thrashes Beavers’ dam on road

LV thrashes Beavers’ dam on road
On Saturday senior defender Brandon Friedel attempted to shield the ball from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps midfielder Rodrigo Bravo Beneitez at Claremont McKenna College. La Verne made its only goal in the first half of the game, and ended up gored by the Stags 8-1. / photo by Candice Salazar Julian Burrell Associate Editor The La Verne men’s soccer team ventured into enemy territory and managed a shutout... 

Men’s soccer drops 3-1 decision to CLU

Daniel Hargis Sports Editor Despite a late goal, it was too little too late as men’s soccer fell to the visiting Cal Lutheran Kingsmen by a 3-1 score Wednesday at Damien High School. After a scoreless first half, it took the Kingsmen under five minutes to find their first tally, by way of freshman midfielder Tyler Pascoe. “We didn’t prepare ourselves for this game and we didn’t find the ball,”... 

Norwegian newcomer makes headway

Norwegian newcomer makes headway
A native of Stavanger, Norway, freshman midfielder Boye Christiansen made the decision to attend the University of La Verne because he said he wanted to try something new. Being part of the men’s soccer team has helped him make friends and adjust to his new life in a foreign country, but he said that the style of soccer is different than in Norway. Christiansen scored his first goal of the season... 

LV earns chances, claws for finishes

LV earns chances, claws for finishes
Above Whittier junior midfielder Kirsten Davis (No. 22), La Verne sophomore forward Marisella Macias attempts to head the ball off a goal kick in an effort to gain possession. Macias is backed by freshman forward Krystal Gutierrez, who is guarded by Whittier sophomore forward Ashlin Steele (No. 7). Whittier freshman defender Dana Bergstrom (No. 12), enters the fray to be ready for the ball. The Poets... 

Leos clip Sagehens’ wings

Christian Orozco Staff Writer With balloons and posters in the stands, Leopard fans brought their clappers and noise makers to cheer on the men’s soccer team to a 1-0 overtime win against Pomona-Pitzer on Wednesday at Damien High School. The surprising fireworks during the national anthem set the mood for the Leopards and their fans. “This is all really impressive,” sophomore biology major Peter... 

Leopards slip to visiting Redlands

Leopards slip to visiting Redlands
During the second half of the overtime period in the women’s soccer game against UC Santa Cruz on Sunday, sophomore midfielder Christine Camacho fights to keep possession against Santa Cruz’s freshman defender Amanda Cameron. Backing her up is junior defensive midfielder Kristina Roche. The Leopards had many opportunities to attack the Banana Slugs’ goal, but the game ended in a scoreless tie,... 

Leopards tripped up by Regals

Leopards tripped up by Regals
La Verne junior defender Sarah Ruden attempts to swipe the ball from Regal freshman forward Taylor Will against Cal Lutheran on Friday, Sept. 24 at Damien High School. The Leopards ended the game unable to score, falling 5-0 against the Regals. / photo by Andrew Vasquez  Read More →

Leos, Stags finish on level terms

Julian Burrel Assistant Editor The men’s soccer team had to settle for a 2-2 tie against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, despite heated back-and-forth competition from both sides. The Leopards had recently fallen into an losing streak following its victory in the season opener against the University of Dallas. For the next three games, Pomona-Pitzer, Occidental and Cal Lutheran consistently denied the Leopards... 
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