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Major League baseball season springing into action

Jesse Evans Staff Writer Before the blooming flowers of spring come the scents of fresh leather and pine tar as Major League baseball returns Thursday. With the San Francisco Giants winning their first World Series title since 1954, many would think that they would be the favorite this upcoming season. Some experts think otherwise as many teams will be fighting for playoff spots the entire season after... 

Leopards unable to get past Bearcats

Daniel Hargis Associate Sports Editor Sixteen balls hit hard and straight at the defense proved to be the key difference in a 2-0 defeat for the Leopards at the hands of the Willamette Bearcats of Oregon at Pomona-Pitzer on Wednesday. Only earning three hits and a total of seven base runners on the day was costly as the Bearcats used a six-hit outing to take the close victory during a short non-conference... 

La Verne drives its way to golf tournament win

Cheryl Regan Staff Writer After a weekend of rainy weather, the sun was out on Tuesday when La Verne took first place in SCIAC No. 3 tournament at Sierra Lakes Golf Course. The Leopards came back from a spring break tournament in Georgia where they got a lot of positive feedback from head coach Eric Riehle. La Verne ended the day with a 15-stroke victory and a team score of 281, seven under par. Redlands... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Softball, March 23 Willamette — 2 La Verne — 0 Men’s Golf, March 22 La Verne — 281 CMS — 296 Redlands — 296 Cal Lutheran — 298 Pomona-Pitzer — 299 Whittier — 301 Occidental — 309 Chapman — 314 Schedule Friday Men’s and women’s track and field @ Fullerton Invitational, all day Baseball @ Cal Lutheran, 3 p.m. Saturday Men’s and women’s track and field @ Cal-Nevada... 

Leopards softball writes off Poets, splits with CMS

Leopards softball writes off Poets, splits with CMS
In the first game of a doubleheader against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Athena first baseman Olivia Jacobs was safe after La Verne third baseman Candice Nunez overthrew the ball to Raven Freret at first base in the top of the fourth inning. Nunez earned an error for the play and Jacobs advanced to second. The Leopards fell to the Athenas, 2-1, in the first game, but won 3-0 in the second. / photo by Allison... 

Idaho uses power play to rout Reign

Idaho uses power play to rout Reign
At 6 feet 3 inches tall, forward Michael Pelech of the Ontario Reign is an imposing competitor and not afraid of battling for the puck down low as he faces Steelheads’ defensemen Dustin Friesen and a stickless John Kearns in their attempt to clear the puck from the offensive zone. A native of Toronto, Pelech is willing to sacrifice his body to win the puck. The Reign play Friday against the Las Vegas... 

Commentary: There is hope after all

<i>Commentary</i>: There is hope after all
Elsie Ramos, Sports Editor For the last four seasons the football programs has been at the bottom of the La Verne sports totem pole. The baseball program went to the SCIAC tournament three out of four seasons, and won the tournament once. The women’s volleyball team had an undefeated season and went to the NCAA championship game. Those are just two of the programs that have had success while our... 

Leopards put Sagehens back into coop

Leopards put Sagehens back into coop
Senior outfielder Donovan Petta is caught between second and third base, as La Verne takes on Pomona-Pitzer in a doubleheader on March 5. While Petta was eventually tagged out, he managed to bring in three runs for the Leopards with his hit to left field. The Leopards beat the Sagehens in both games, 9-4 in the first and 4-1 in the second. / photo by Warren Bessant Cheryl Regan Staff Writer After a... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Softball, March 9 (game one) La Verne — 1 Cal State San Marcos — 4 Softball, March 9 (game two) La Verne — 0 Cal State San Marcos — 8 Women’s Water Polo, March 6 (game one) Cal State Northridge — 15 La Verne — 0 Women’s Water Polo, March 6 (game two) Villanova — 7 La Verne — 9 Schedule Today Baseball vs. Occidental, 2:30 p.m. Women’s water polo vs. Colorado State,... 

Christopher Krich to coach La Verne football

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor After much anticipation and speculation, the University on Thursday announced the appointment of Christopher Krich as head football coach. Krich served as defensive coordinator for five seasons at Millikin University in Illinois and in the same position for three seasons at Lakeland College in Wisconsin. At Lakeland, Krich helped the program to a 23-8 overall record and two... 
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