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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 →

Leos clip Sagehens’ wings

Christian Orozco Staff Writer With balloons and posters in the stands, Leopard fans brought their clappers and noise makers to cheer on the men’s soccer team to a 1-0 overtime win against Pomona-Pitzer on Wednesday at Damien High School. The surprising fireworks during the national anthem set the mood for the Leopards and their fans. “This is all really impressive,” sophomore biology major Peter... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Women’s Soccer, Oct. 12 La Verne — 0 Pomona-Pitzer — 3 Men’s Soccer, Oct. 12 (OT) La Verne — 1 Pomona-Pitzer — 0 Volleyball, Oct. 12 La Verne — 0 Whittier — 3 Schedule Saturday Men’s and women’s cross country @ SCIAC Multi-Dual Meet @ La Mirada Park, 8:30 a.m. Men’s water polo vs. Caltech, 11 a.m. Football vs. Cal Lutheran, 1 p.m. Men’s water polo vs. Chapman,... 

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... 
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