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ULV leaps into new home with 14 first place finishes

ULV leaps into new home with 14 first place finishes
Freshman Paul Clark pole vaults on the newly remodeled Ortmayer Stadium. La Verne hosted its first track and field event in more than six years Saturday in a preseason dual meet against Biola and Cal State San Marcos. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Karleigh Neff Staff Writer It has been more than six years since a track and field event has taken place on the La Verne campus. On Saturday, La Verne’s track... 

Men’s basketball rally falls short

Men’s basketball rally falls short
La Verne’s Vince Bauer sinks the first points over Kevin Sullivan of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps early in the first quarter Saturday. Bauer finished with six points and three rebounds, but the Leopards fell 76-68 to the Stags. / photo by Christopher Mora Julian Mininsohn Staff Writer A valiant effort was not enough as the men’s basketball team suffered a tough road loss to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 76-68,... 

Defense helps Leopards hold off charging Athenas

Defense helps Leopards hold off charging Athenas
Senior center Tyne McClure attacks the basket with Claremont-Mudd-Scripps forward Mara Falahee defending her. McClure finished with 12 points, four rebounds, four steals and one assist. / photo by Zachary Horton Sydney Daly-Weber Staff Writer La Verne played a tight defensive game Saturday at Claremont Mudd-Scripps. The Leopards led the game by 14 points until the Athenas came back in the second half.... 

Athlete gives back to community

Athlete gives back to community
Senior liberal studies major Kendall Kraiss is graduating in January after four years of volleyball and three years of track and field for La Verne. Kraiss made all-conference for SCIAC for volleyball the last three years. She also made all-conference for javelin in 2012, Kraiss plans to become a teacher and is considering returning to La Verne for graduate school. / photo by Ryan Gann Taylor Perez-Graham Staff... 

Leopards lose close one to CMS, 73-67

With six minutes left in the second half, La Verne senior guard Ronn See lays up the ball past Claremont-Mudd-Scripps forward Kevin Sullivan for two of his six points Wednesday. The men’s basketball team hosted CMS at Frantz Athletic Court for the Leopards’ first home game in conference play and lost, 73-67. / photo by Hunter Cole Alex Forbess Editorial Director Even with the stadium roaring —... 

Record-holding running back looks to educate

Monique Millan Staff Writer Leadership, ambition, and charisma are three ways to describe junior education major Matthew Biggers, who has owned the football field in 2012. Biggers list of accolades were extended this season, ending his sensational season as the top rusher in the Southern California Intercollegiate Conference with 1,397 total rushing yards and 11 touchdowns in nine games, averaging... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Women’s basketball, Dec. 1 La Verne – 46 Puget Sound – 59 Women’s basketball, Dec.2 La Verne – 47 George Fox – 73 Men’s basketball, Dec. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps – 73 La Verne – 67 Schedule Saturday Swimming and diving vs. Cal Lutheran @ Las Flores Park, 11 a.m. Men’s basketball vs. Pomona-Pitzer, 7 p.m. Dec. 13 Men’s basketball @ UNLV, 7 p.m. Dec. 15 Women’s basketball... 

Men travel cross country for NCAA nationals

Christian Orozco Sports Editor The men’s cross country team recently finished their 2012 season, which ended with the team traveling to Indiana to compete in the NCAA Division III National Championships. This is the first time the Leopards have ever sent a whole team to nationals. Junior Alberto Acosta, sophomore Jayden Earlywine, senior Alex Forbess, freshman Bryan Hayes, senior Sean Kusick, junior... 

Lenore Moreno goes the distance

Lenore Moreno goes the distance
Lenore Moreno, senior movement and sports science major, was the only women’s cross country runner to go to nationals in Terre Haute, Ind., on Nov. 17. She placed 17th out of 277 runners. When she is not running she likes to watch the “Twilight” movies, drink coffee and hang out with her dog. Moreno’s favorite “Twilight” movie is “Eclipse.” / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Karo Chakhlasyan Arts... 

New fields renew hope for teams

New fields renew hope for teams
Graphic courtesy of David Evans and Associates, Inc. Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer With the West Campus project moving forward, the softball and baseball teams will finally have their own fields to call home. The project, with a projected completion date of December 2014, will create the West Campus Athletics Complex, with fields up to NCAA standards. It will also include a parking lot. The West Campus... 
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