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When he first started playing at the age of seven, soccer was not something Angel de Alba thought he could ever develop a passion for.
Sports results, schedule and standings for the week of Nov. 12, 2010.
On Tuesday night La Verne clinched a playoff spot by winning its sixth in row against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in three straight sets to earn a berth in the SCIAC postseason tournament.
In a game which both teams played great smashmouth defense, penalties by the Leopards and big plays from the Redlands Bulldogs’ defense proved to be the deciding factors Saturday as the Bulldogs defeated the Leopards, 27-7.
Many hopes and dreams were crushed when the men’s soccer team fell to the visiting Sagehens from Pomona-Pitzer 3-1 in Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action Saturday at Ben Hines Field.
Occidental took full advantage of an injury depleted La Verne team when they beat the Leopards, 13-7, on Wednesday at the La Verne Aquatic Center.
In an electrifying five-set match, the women’s volleyball team defeated Occidental, the No. 2 team in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, ending the game with a score of 3-2.
Poor refereeing and missed opportunities led to back-to-back losses for the men’s water polo team as it faced Cal Lutheran and Vanguard on Saturday at Las Flores Park.
In what was one of the most important games for the Leopards this season, the men’s soccer team played flat and not up to its full potential, but it was able to edge out Caltech, 1-0, on Wednesday at Ben Hines Field.
With the NBA kicking off its 65th season on Tuesday, the time has come to assess what is new around the league, as well as who will make a push for championship contention.