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LV drowns Caltech in SCIAC opener, falls to Chapman and Redlands

LV drowns Caltech in SCIAC opener, falls to Chapman and Redlands
During a timeout in the third quarter Saturday, head coach Alex La lifts his team’s spirit for their game against Chapman at Las Flores Park. La coaches both the men’s and women’s water polo teams, and played for La Verne himself in 2001 and 2002. / photo by Cameron Barr Christian Orozco Staff Writer The men’s water polo team dominated Caltech, but fell short to Chapman on Saturday at Las Flores... 

Cal Lutheran gives Leopards royal beat down, 52-17

Cal Lutheran gives Leopards royal beat down, 52-17
Looking to run the ball down field, La Verne junior running back Josh Jones puts a stiff arm right into the face of Cal Lutheran defensive back Caius Radu on Saturday. Although La Verne was down the entire game, it scored 14 of its 17 points in the fourth quarter, finally losing 52-17. / photo by Zachary Horton Kevin Parada Staff Writer Coming off a great win over Occidental, the football team rolled... 

Leopards dominate visiting Beavers in sweep

Alyssa Cole Staff Writer The La Verne Leopards crushed the Caltech Beavers Wednesday at Frantz Athletic Court in a quick three-set sweep, 25-4, 25-12 and 25-14. At the start of the match head coach Jenna Panatier switched things up, trying different starters and different rotations. “These kind of games we get to work on fun things,” Panatier said. Junior setter Arlette Scott started the serves... 

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,”... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Men’s Water Polo, Oct. 19 La Verne —9 Redlands — 11 Volleyball, Oct. 19 La Verne — 3 Caltech — 0 Men’s Soccer, Oct. 19 La Verne — 1 Cal Lutheran — 3 Women’s Soccer, Oct. 19 La Verne — 0 Cal Lutheran — 1 Schedule Friday Men’s cross country @ Fullerton Twilight Invitational, 5:15 p.m. Saturday Men’s and women’s swimming and diving @ Bulldog Swim Invite, 9 a.m. Men’s... 

Volleyball muscles past opponents

Volleyball muscles past opponents
La Verne setter Kendal Kraiss and middle blocker Catie Logan block UC Santa Cruz outside hitter Bryce Meyer’s attempt to return the ball. The Leopards salted the Banana Slugs on Saturday, winning all three games. / photo by Warren Bessant Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer The volleyball team had a very successful weekend at the Leopard Invitational, winning all four of their matches to bring their overall... 

Leopards rush past Tigers in first win of season

Julian Burrell Associate Editor The Leopard football team beat the Occidental Tigers, 30-21, in an away game to earn its first win of the season. Rushing proved to be the key factor in the Leopards’ offense as senior quarterback Thomas Arguello, freshman running back Tanner Thompson and senior running back Matthew Biggers ran for more 300 yards collectively. The Leopards got on the board early in... 

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 earn two wins at tournament

Leos earn two wins at tournament
La Verne junior utility player Arturo Villalpando treads up for a shot on goal, pushing aside his defender, Jonathon Stark of Connecticut College. The Leopards beat the visiting Camels 11-7, giving them one of their two wins during the annual Claremont Convergence Tourna­ment at Las Flores Park. La Verne earned its other victory against Penn State Behrend. / photo by Mitchell Aleman  Read More →
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