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Ortmayer Stadium to get new look

Ortmayer Stadium to get new look
Construction on the football field moves along with the input of the cooling system. Pipes buried beneath the field cool the artificial turf when it gets too hot. On Tuesday, the contractor Byrom-Davey worked to cover the piles of dirt and rock with tarps to protect them from rain and mud. / photo by Zachary Horton Christian Orozco Sports Editor The $4 million project of refurbishing Ortmayer Stadium... 

Kicking up dirt at Ortmayer Stadium

Kicking up dirt at Ortmayer Stadium
Demolition on the Ortmayer Stadium track and field began Monday. The stadium was constructed in 1990 and first used for the 1991 football season. At the time it was considered one of the premier track and field facilities in the Inland Valley. However, La Verne has not hosted a track meet in the past four years because of the track’s poor condition. The new complex will include an artificial turf... 

Krich completes turnaround year for football

Krich completes turnaround year for football
La Verne safety Arsian Erdinc takes down Whittier quarterback Kelly Maguire in the final minutes of the second quarter on Saturday. The Leopards beat the Poets in their final game of the season, with a score of 24-20. / photo by Danielle Navarro Kevin Parada Staff Writer The football team ended the 2011 season on Saturday on a high note by beating Whittier in a closely contested game, 24-20. With the... 

Leopards pluck Sagehens, 52-7

Leopards pluck Sagehens, 52-7
Senior safety Arsian Erdinc jumps in front of Sagehen running back Luke Sweeney to make the interception of Luke Ferguson’s pass. The turnover added insult to injury for the defeated Pomona-Pitzer team in the end of the third quarter. The Leopards didn’t stop mauling the Sagehens till the final play, beating them by a 52-7 margin. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Kevin Parada Staff Writer In dominant... 

Leopards enjoy Homecoming triumph over Chapman, 30-21

Leopards enjoy Homecoming triumph over Chapman, 30-21
During the third quarter of the Homecoming game Saturday against Chapman, senior wide receiver Cedric Ho (No. 2) drops the ball in the end zone after being tackled by Chapman defensive back Cameron Cutter. The Leopards clawed their way through the game to beat the Panthers 30-21, halting the visitors’ three game winning streak. / photo by Cameron Barr Kevin Parada Staff Writer  Homecoming for the... 

Cal Lutheran gives Leopards royal beat down, 52-17

Cal Lutheran gives Leopards royal beat down, 52-17
Looking to run the ball down field, La Verne junior running back Josh Jones puts a stiff arm right into the face of Cal Lutheran defensive back Caius Radu on Saturday. Although La Verne was down the entire game, it scored 14 of its 17 points in the fourth quarter, finally losing 52-17. / photo by Zachary Horton Kevin Parada Staff Writer Coming off a great win over Occidental, the football team rolled... 

Leopards rush past Tigers in first win of season

Julian Burrell Associate Editor The Leopard football team beat the Occidental Tigers, 30-21, in an away game to earn its first win of the season. Rushing proved to be the key factor in the Leopards’ offense as senior quarterback Thomas Arguello, freshman running back Tanner Thompson and senior running back Matthew Biggers ran for more 300 yards collectively. The Leopards got on the board early in... 

LV falls in SCIAC football opener to Stags

LV falls in SCIAC football opener to Stags
La Verne defensive lineman Alex Barrios halts Claremont quarterback Peter Kimmey during the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game in Ortmayer Stadium. The Leopards suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Stags, 20-17. / photo by Warren Bessant Kevin Parada Staff Writer Despite displaying a much-improved performance, the La Verne Leopards dropped their Southern California Intercolleg­iate Athletic Conference... 

Football searches for spirit, hopes for success

Football searches for spirit, hopes for success
Linebacker Fillip Marcelin surprises University President Devorah Lieberman with a No. 18 Leopard football jersey while pumping up the full crowd at La Verne’s first pep rally in more than twenty years. During her speech, the president praised the team’s hard work and wished them luck on their next game. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Christian Orozco Staff Writer If it wasn’t for the football players... 

On the Calendar

Italian Culture The University will honor Italian Heritage Month with a celebration in Davenport Dining Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 13. One Book, One University The “One Book, One University” lecture series continues from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Oct. 11. in the Campus Center. Speakers William Cook and Sawsan Malla Hussein will be featured. The next lecture in the “One Book, One University” series... 
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