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Leopards outclaw Tigers in 5 sets

Leopards outclaw Tigers in 5 sets
Occidental defenders Aly Fritz and Logan Boyer-Hayse watch a spike from La Verne’s Catie Logan, No. 7, fall for a point during the first set of their match Tuesday. The teams battled back and forth but the Leopards finished off the Tigers in the fifth set, improving their record to 15-10. / photo by Christopher Guzman Christopher Barnes-Baxter Staff Writer In an electrifying five-set match, the... 

Water polo sinks in SCIAC play

Water polo sinks in SCIAC play
La Verne junior Kyle Thorsness breaks through the Vanguard defense to score for the Leopards on Saturday. The Leopards fell to the Lions, 15-13, despite a late fourth quarter comeback. The loss dropped the Leopards’ record to 5-16 overall and 1-2 in conference play. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Justin Davis-Battle Staff Writer Poor refereeing and missed opportunities led to back-to-back losses for... 

Leopards are looking playoff bound

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor 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. Needing to win their last two games to make it into the Southern California Intercolleg­iate Athletic Conference postseason tournament, the men were expected... 

Top dogs dig in for new NBA season

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer 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. Unlike the NFL, where there is parity amongst its teams, the NBA hosts an annual slugfest between a handful of household known teams. The teams that jockey for postseason greatness are the usual suspects:... 
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Leopards’ dominance over CMS ends

Leopards’ dominance over CMS ends
La Verne’s senior libero Chelsea Sleight drives to make a dig against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. On Friday the Leopards lost to the Athenas for the first time in 10 years, going down in three straight sets. On Tuesday La Verne fell on the road to Redlands, 3-1. The Leopards hope to bounce back Friday when they face Redlands and Cal Lutheran in a doubleheader. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Grady Lee Thomas Staff... 

Whittier takes La Verne in men’s soccer, 3-1, with strong half

Justin Davis-Battle Staff Writer An exciting second half led to a final score of 3-1 as the men’s soccer team fell to the visiting the Whittier Poets last Saturday at Ben Hines Field. Physical play was extremely high during the game with the Poets receiving 20 fouls and two yellow cards, while La Verne received 15 fouls and three yellow cards. Both defenses played well during the first half keeping... 

Leopards’ effort not enough to get win

Christopher Barnes-Baxter Staff Writer The women’s soccer team was unable to pull out a victory against Cal Lutheran on Wednesday, falling 3-1. The match started out fairly even, both teams showed great hustle and determination. It was Rebekah Casas of the Regals who scored in the 43rd minute of the first half in, giving Cal Lutheran a 1-0 lead. The early goal seemed to have shaken up the Leopards’... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Men’s Water Polo, Oct. 20 La Verne – 21 Caltech – 7 Men’s Golf, Oct. 18 La Verne – 873 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps – 888 California Baptist – 890 Whittier – 898 Occidental – 958 Schedule Saturday Men’s water polo vs. Cal Lutheran, 11 a.m. Men’s soccer @ Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 11 a.m. Women’s soccer vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 1 p.m. Women’s volleyball @ Whittier,... 

Leopards shut out Mariners, 4-0

Leopards shut out Mariners, 4-0
Molly Zolman, who plays as a forward and a midfielder, scores the third goal in the first half of La Verne’s crushing 4-0 victory over Marymount. Zolman, a business administration major, has one of the highest goal averages on the team with an average of one goal for every two attempts this season. This gives the women their first win of the season. / photo by Warren Bessant Grady Lee Thomas Staff... 

The streak continues at 15 games

The streak continues at 15 games
La Verne sophomore safety Donald Mull leaps up and blocks a pass away from Occidental’s Nate Sullivan on Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium. The Leopards went on to drop their fourth game of the season, 30-0. The Leopards will visit Cal Lutheran on Saturday. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Justin Davis-Battle Staff Writer No points meant yet another loss for the football team as they fell to the Occidental... 
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