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Emily Carrillo leads women’s basketball team on, off court

Emily Carrillo leads women's basketball team on, off court
Emily Carrillo decided to play a fifth year for the women’s basketball team while beginning her graduate work in the teaching credential program here at La Verne. In her final season, she reached the 1,000-point mark, regaining her status as one of the top SCIAC players. She scored 12 points in her final game. / photo by Victoria Castaneda Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer Emily... 

Quakes rumble to first home win

Quakes rumble to first home win
Baseball fans gather for the season opener of the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes at the Epicenter in Ranch Cucamonga on April 14. Quakes veteran Tim Bittner takes time to sign autographs for fans before the game. Bittner’s career started in the minors with the Chicago White Sox and eventually led him to the Quakes, which is now part of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. The Quakes shook the Lancaster... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Men’s Golf SCIAC No. 5, April 17 La Verne — 282 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps — 298 Cal Lutheran — 300 Redlands — 304 Whittier — 308 Occidental — 311 Pomona-Pitzer — 313 Chapman — 314 Schedule Friday Softball vs. Pomona-Pitzer 2 p.m. (doubleheader) Baseball @ Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 3 p.m. Saturday Women’s water polo vs. Redlands, 11 a.m. Softball @ Occidental, noon... 

Athletes hope to save Ben Hines Field

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor A student-led campaign to save Ben Hines Field began this week and has already met strong opposition from administration. The campaign began on Monday in Davenport Dining Hall where members of the baseball team handed out fliers and asked students to come to their event on Tuesday to sign their petition. Ben Hines Field, which is used for both baseball and soccer, is slated... 

Leos begin sprint to SCIAC finish

Leos begin sprint to SCIAC finish
La Verne’s Jared Manke, a junior, runs the 100 meter dash at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational on Saturday. After several false starts by other runners, Manke, who finished in 11.64 seconds, ran the 100 meters instead of his usual event, the pole vault. / photo by Warren Bessant Cheryl Regan Staff Writer The men’s and women’s track teams took part in the 25th annual Pomona-Pitzer Invita­tional... 

Softball fights to split with rival CMS

Softball fights to split with rival CMS
Third baseman Breanna English nails the throw to first baseman Jackie Duran to put out Claremont-Mudd-Scripps second baseman Michaela Ecklund in the second inning of the first game of a doubleheader Saturday at CMS. The Leopards fell, 7-3, to the Athenas in game one, but came back to win, 5-1, in game two. The next home game for ULV is a doubleheader Saturday against Redlands. / photo by Allison Lavelle Daniel... 

La Verne splits; SCIAC baseball race coming to a close

La Verne splits; SCIAC baseball race coming to a close
In the first game of a doubleheader against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, La Verne senior infielder Sergio Muñoz throws to first base after making the out on CMS outfielder Jason Rehhaut, ending the inning. The Leopards split the doubleheader with CMS, winning the first game 4-2 and dropping the second 4-0. Baseball takes on the Sagehens at Pomona-Pitzer today at 3 p.m. / photo by Victoria Castaneda  Read More →

Water polo struggles against Cal Lutheran, 11-5

Krista Franceschini Staff Writer La Verne struggled to find its momentum with many lost opportunities from shots on goal to counter attacks on both ends as it fell short to Cal Lutheran Wednesday at Las Flores Park, 11-5. “We couldn’t adjust. I never doubt the girls’ efforts, their hearts are in the right place, but confusion out there led to counter attacks,” head coach Alex La said. La Verne... 

La Verne is nationally ranked on the greens

La Verne is nationally ranked on the greens
Senior Andrew Kramer and junior Nick Ericson work on their short game with a few putts at Sierra La Verne Golf Club in La Verne. The golf team finished third at the SCIAC No. 4 tournament, shooting a combined 314. The team is currently ranked second in the conference. / photo by Victoria Castaneda Elsie Ramos Sports Editor They are ranked in the top 15 nationally in two polls and are trying to win... 

Women’s tennis gets aced by Bulldogs

Krista Franceschini Staff Writer La Verne suffered a pair of losses over the weekend against Redlands and Whittier. The Bulldogs dominated the Leo­pards at the Claremont Club on Friday, 9-0, and the Poets continued dominance on Saturday, winning 7-2. The Leopards are a young team with a roster that boasts six freshman, one sophomore and two juniors, but they feel confident that they will grow together... 
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