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LV falls in SCIAC football opener to Stags

LV falls in SCIAC football opener to Stags
La Verne defensive lineman Alex Barrios halts Claremont quarterback Peter Kimmey during the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game in Ortmayer Stadium. The Leopards suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Stags, 20-17. / photo by Warren Bessant Kevin Parada Staff Writer Despite displaying a much-improved performance, the La Verne Leopards dropped their Southern California Intercolleg­iate Athletic Conference... 

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,... 

Cross country makes great strides at invite

Cross country makes great strides at invite
Junior Alex Forbess (center), one of La Verne’s top runners, finished in ninth place with a time of 25:38.4 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational on Saturday. The men’s cross country team earned fourth place overall at the invitational. La Verne’s top woman finisher was junior Micaela Castillo, who finished in 35th place with a time of 23:13.4 to lead the women to a 13th place finish. / photo by... 

Leos sweep Bulldogs off the court

Leos sweep Bulldogs off the court
La Verne junior middle blocker Rachel Bailey and junior middle blocker Kayla Cribbs (No. 4) defend the net against Bulldog sophomore outside hitter Dorothy Catanese (No. 6) in the second game of Saturday night’s match at Frantz Athletic Court. The Leopards swept Redlands, 25-23, 25-16 and 25-17. The team is currently 10-7 overall and 4-2 in SCIAC play. / photo by Cameron Barr Alyssa Cole Staff Writer As... 

Football searches for spirit, hopes for success

Football searches for spirit, hopes for success
Linebacker Fillip Marcelin surprises University President Devorah Lieberman with a No. 18 Leopard football jersey while pumping up the full crowd at La Verne’s first pep rally in more than twenty years. During her speech, the president praised the team’s hard work and wished them luck on their next game. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Christian Orozco Staff Writer If it wasn’t for the football players... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Volleyball, Oct. 4 La Verne — 3 Pomona-Pitzer — 2 Men’s Soccer, Oct. 5 La Verne — 0 Redlands — 3 Women’s Soccer, Oct. 5 La Verne — 0 Redlands — 3 Schedule Friday Men’s water polo vs. Fordham @ Claremont Convergence, 11:20 a.m. Volleyball vs. Chapman @ Leopard Invitational, 3 p.m. Men’s water polo vs. Concordia @ Claremont Convergence, 4:40 p.m. Volleyball vs. Greensboro... 

Leopard volleyball tears Athenas to shreds

Leopard volleyball tears Athenas to shreds
Volleyball went head-to-head with the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas on Saturday. During the last game, freshman defensive specialist/libero Anna Suarez dove for a dig with the back-up of junior outside hitter Randy Taylor-Toomay. The Leopards clawed the Athenas, 3-0, by scores of 25-20, 25-11 and 25-19. / photo by Denisse Leung Allison Lavelle Staff Writer The volleyball team high-fived and enjoyed... 

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 →

Commentary: Leagues need to act to stop violence

<i>Commentary</i>: Leagues need to act to stop violence
Daniel Hargis, Sports Editor Teams taunt one another during games, often through controversial extracurricular activities that result in more resentment between the teams and an act of retaliation that the governing body of the sport must address. No self-respecting team will go down without having the last laugh, taking action so that the opponent knows they will not get pushed around. The most recent... 

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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