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Leopards drop early lead to Afghans

Leopards drop early lead to Afghans
La Verne senior forward Jonathon Bastos narrowly outreaches fellow Leopard guard Jeremy Lay and Afghanistan National Basketball player Mostafa Asefi for the rebound on Saturday in Frantz Athletic Court. The Afghani team narrowly defeated the Leopards 63-61 after trailing in the first half 35-24. The Afghanistan National Team, coached by Mamo Rafiq, is comprised of first generation Americans born to... 

Leopards pluck Sagehens, 52-7

Leopards pluck Sagehens, 52-7
Senior safety Arsian Erdinc jumps in front of Sagehen running back Luke Sweeney to make the interception of Luke Ferguson’s pass. The turnover added insult to injury for the defeated Pomona-Pitzer team in the end of the third quarter. The Leopards didn’t stop mauling the Sagehens till the final play, beating them by a 52-7 margin. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Kevin Parada Staff Writer In dominant... 

Poets too clever on LV senior day

Poets too clever on LV senior day
During the third quarter against Whittier, junior utility Arturo Villalpando moves the ball away from opponent John Adams, attacker. On Saturday the Whittier Poets wrote off the Leopards in a close game with a final score of 10-9 at Las Flores Park. The game against the Poets served as senior day for the Leopards, who will graduate three seniors this year. Later in the day, La Verne faced off with... 

Commentary: Dodgers may find new life with new owner

<i>Commentary</i>: Dodgers may find new life with new owner
Lauren Creiman, News Editor They were the words heard around Los Angeles: “Frank McCourt is going to sell the Dodgers.” I think I speak on behalf of most Dodger fans when I say that we have waited for this news for much too long. Suddenly it feels like our luck might change; the Dodgers will be free of the imbecile’s control, and we can get back to playing ball and winning games. However, like... 

Chapman becomes SCIAC’s ninth member

Daniel Hargis Sports Editor For the first time in 20 years, the Southern California Inter­collegiate Athletic Conference has welcomed another university into its membership, Chapman University. This is not Chapman’s first stint in the SCIAC, though; it were first associated with the conference as Chapman College beginning in 1950. The Panthers only participated in baseball, basketball and tennis... 
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Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Football, Nov. 5 La Verne — 52 Pomona-Pitzer — 7 Men’s Water Polo, Nov. 5 La Verne — 9 Whittier — 10 Men’s Water Polo, Nov. 5 La Verne — 7 Vanguard — 12 Schedule Friday Men’s water polo vs. Cal Lutheran @ SCIAC Championships, 3:15 p.m. Saturday Men’s and women’s swimming and diving @ Redlands Pentathlon, 9 a.m. Men’s and women’s cross country @NCAA West Regional... 

Leopards swept out of postseason

Leopards swept out of postseason
La Verne junior middle blocker Catie Logan returns the ball after blocking a shot by Whittier setter Alessandra Rios at Frantz Athletic Court on Saturday. The Poets defeated the Leopards 3-0, breaking Whittier’s two game losing streak. It was La Verne’s second loss to the Poets this season, both coming by way of a sweep. The game decided who would go to the SCIAC postseason tournament next week,... 

Leopards fight with Stags in close water polo loss

Christian Orozco Staff Writer The men’s water polo almost pulled off the upset on Wednesday against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, but fell short, losing to the Stags 12-9. The Stags are currently tied for the top spot in the Southern California Intercollegiate Conference with a record of 5-1. “They are one of the best in our conference and it was great to see that we can go out and compete with one of... 

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... 

Forbess finishes second in SCIAC cross country

Forbess finishes second in SCIAC cross country
La Verne’s Alex Forbess, junior, battles it out with his only competition, Eric Kleinsasser from Occidental, across a dirt straightaway at Prado Park on Saturday. Forbess made his fellow Leopard teammates proud with a second place finish overall in the SCIAC Cross Country Championships, earning First-Team All-SCIAC with his impressive finish of the eight kilometer race with a final time of 25:45.66.... 
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