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Leos clawed by Panthers in loss

Daniel Hargis Sports Editor After coming out to a quick start, the volleyball team dropped its home opener for the 2011 season to the Chapman Panthers 3-1 at Frantz Athletic Court. The Leopards jumped out to a 13-4 lead in the first set before allowing Chapman to battle back to a 20-19 until an attack error by Panther junior middle blocker Kate Ferrin sealed the first set victory at 25-21. “I think... 

Volleyball raises the bar for season

Allison Lavelle Staff Writer The women’s volleyball team is looking for a comeback season under new head coach Jenna Panatier. After the release of the team’s head coach Marlon Sano at the end of last year’s season, all are hoping that Panatier can restore the team to its former glory. With Panatier now at the helm, both returning and new players are learning and adapting to a new style of coaching... 

Panatier takes over volleyball team

Panatier takes over volleyball team
Jenna Panatier was hired in January to coach women’s volleyball. While completing her MBA at Lipscomb University, Panatier began making jewelry, a hobby she continues to enjoy. The season begins on Sept. 2 at the Pacific Coast Classic Tournament. / photo by Candice Salazar Elsie Ramos Sports Editor Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer After losing to Cal Lutheran in the Southern California Intercollegiate... 

Sleight ends four-year Leopard career

Sleight ends four-year Leopard career
Senior libero Chelsea Sleight finished a successful four-year volleyball career at La Verne with 1,975 digs. Her best season came in 2009 when she led the team with 862 digs. In 2008 Sleight helped lead the Leopards to a National Championship win against Emory. She will graduate in the spring with a degree in speech communication. After graduation Sleight plans to attend nursing school or pursue a... 

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... 

Leopards head to SCIAC volleyball tourney

Leopards head to SCIAC volleyball tourney
photo by Warren Bessant Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer Above, sophomore Catie Logan (No. 7) blocks a return in the first set of La Verne’s match with Caltech on Friday. The Leopards mauled the Beavers in straight sets for their fourth consecutive victory and their 16th overall win of the season. On Tuesday night La Verne clinched a playoff spot by winning its sixth in row against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps... 

Leopards outclaw Tigers in 5 sets

Leopards outclaw Tigers in 5 sets
Occidental defenders Aly Fritz and Logan Boyer-Hayse watch a spike from La Verne’s Catie Logan, No. 7, fall for a point during the first set of their match Tuesday. The teams battled back and forth but the Leopards finished off the Tigers in the fifth set, improving their record to 15-10. / photo by Christopher Guzman Christopher Barnes-Baxter Staff Writer In an electrifying five-set match, the... 

Leopards’ dominance over CMS ends

Leopards’ dominance over CMS ends
La Verne’s senior libero Chelsea Sleight drives to make a dig against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. On Friday the Leopards lost to the Athenas for the first time in 10 years, going down in three straight sets. On Tuesday La Verne fell on the road to Redlands, 3-1. The Leopards hope to bounce back Friday when they face Redlands and Cal Lutheran in a doubleheader. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Grady Lee Thomas Staff... 

Leopards get out-jumped in five

Leopards get out-jumped in five
La Verne freshman Danielle Maxwell spikes the ball right into the hands of Pomona-Pitzer defender Rachel Bollens during a second set rally by the Leopards on Tuesday. The Leopards dropped the second set but took the third and fourth sets, eventually falling to the Sagehens in the fifth and final set. The loss snapped the Leopards’ seven-game win streak. / photo by Christopher Guzman Christopher... 

Crista Jones stamps name in history book

Crista Jones stamps name in history book
Crista Jones, a senior middle blocker and outside hitter for La Verne, concluded her last season as a Leopard. Jones, a movement and sports science major, is a two-time All American and unanimous SCIAC Player of the Year. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Kevin Garrity Managing Editor In today’s sports world it is refreshing to come across an athlete who has earned numerous individual accolades,... 
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