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Poets run out of ink against Leopards

Poets run out of ink against Leopards
After an unsuccessful attempt to steal second base, La Verne senior utility player Jason Muñoz safely returns to first base despite the best attempts of Whittier first baseman Austin Strauss. The Leopards overtook the Poets in a 5-0 victory on a cold, rainy day at Ben Hines Field. La Verne takes the field again against Pomona-Pitzer at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Alumni Baseball Field. / photo by Warren Bessant Krista... 

Mark Wilson means business in the pool

Mark Wilson means business in the pool
Water polo player Mark Wilson is not only competitive in the water but also in the classroom. Wilson comes from Santa Rosa and is a business administration major with a concentration in marketing. Wilson has been swimming for six years. He was one of three seniors honored in November for their hard work during the 2010 water polo season. He also participated in the swimming and diving championships,... 

Women face tough loss to size, experience

Daniel Hargis Associate Sports Editor Youth and size converged in a heartbreaking 52-45 loss for La Verne against Occidental in a SCIAC tournament semifinal at Occidental last Friday. With four players seeing time that tower at 6’0” or more for the Tigers and six of 10 players seeing time for La Verne being underclassmen, the Leopards faced adversity from the opening tip. “Experience and depth.... 

Leopards lose game but not hope

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer Although the season came to a close with the loss, there is reason to be optimistic about what the future holds for the Leopards in the years to come. The men’s basketball team lost in the semifinals of the 2011 Southern California Intercolleg­iate Ath­letic Conference postseason tournament to Clare­mont-Mudd-Scripps, 68-62. The loss also marks the programs first... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Men’s Golf, March 1 Central Oklahoma – 844 Chico State – 846 Sonoma State – 857 CSU-Stanislaus – 858 Redlands – 869 Dixie State – 875 CSU-San Bernardino – 878 Grand Canyon University – 881 Saint Martin – 890 Western New Mexico – 899 La Verne – 900 UC San Diego – 900 CSU-East Bay – 901 CSU-Dominguez Hills –... 

Leopards advance to SCIAC women’s basketball tournament

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer To earn a postseason berth, the women’s basketball team needed all four quarters plus overtime to defeat Redlands, 78-77, on a game winning layup by senior forward Emily Carrillo. Head coach Matt Rogers used a solid game plan and a lot of Leopards to take down the Bulldogs in the season finale. Similar to its entire season, which was hampered by injury and adversity,... 

Leos use brooms against Regals

Leos use brooms against Regals
Freshman catcher and first baseman Jackie Duran slides to safety under the tag by Cal Lutheran third baseman Katie Strang in the second game of a doubleheader against the Regals on Monday. Duran had several great plays in the game, including a run-scoring single. The back and forth battle ended in two victories overall for the Leopards. / photo by Victoria Castaneda Krista Franceschini Staff Writer The... 

Grady Thomas, Grant Woods fight to success in octagon

Daniel Hargis Associate Sports Editor Two Leopards were victorious in the octagon in amateur mixed martial arts bouts in “Mayhem in El Monte 5” at Florentine Gardens in El Monte last Friday. Grant Woods, assistant strength and conditioning coach, and Grady Thomas, senior public affairs major, each won via the judges’ scorecards in their respective bouts. Both fighters improved their overall records... 

La Verne baseball looks to take back SCIAC

La Verne baseball looks to take back SCIAC
Senior pitcher Mark Larini winds up against Redlands batters in the second game of a doubleheader against the Bulldogs. The Leopards earned a doubleheader split, losing the home game 3-2 and beating Redlands on their home turf 8-4. La Verne continues SCIAC action this Friday in a three-game series against Whittier. Friday’s home game begins at 2:30 p.m. / photo by Victoria Castaneda Elsie Ramos Sports... 

Golf fundraiser brings MSS Society closer to goal

Cheryl Regan Staff Writer On Monday, the Movement and Sports Science Society held a golf tournament to raise money for members to go to the California Associa­tion for Health, Physical Educa­tion, Recreation and Dance’s annual conference. Alumni, faculty and staff came together to help support the MSS Society and to have some fun at the San Dimas Canyon Golf Course. “We have probably raised $2,000... 
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