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George and La Verne ready to run

George and La Verne ready to run
First year cross-country coach Bryan George is wide awake for practice. Before sending his team on a 20-minute warm down, core workout, and optional extra miles, George takes the time to chat with students and share stories of past running experiences. / photo by Helen Arase Alana Glenn Staff Writer The University of La Verne gained a new addition to its men’s and women’s cross country teams this... 

Food Court: Baresse’s passion involves sweets

<i>Food Court</i>: Baresse’s passion involves sweets
Katie Barrese, senior psychology major, will graduate in May, hoping attend graduate school at Southern Methodist University in Texas to pursue a career working with children. Barrese is a distance runner on track and field. She also enjoys buying lemon mousse cupcakes from Some Crust Bakery in Claremont. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Monique Parra Staff Writer Senior psychology major Katie Barrese takes... 

Food Court: Licon continues sweet tradition

<i>Food Court</i>: Licon continues sweet tradition
Junior movement and sports science major A.J. Licon enjoys baking when he finds himself with free time. He got into baking while following his mother around as a child and she put him to work. Licon enjoys baking a variety of desserts but especially likes peanut butter cookies. / photo by Ryan Gann Veronica Orozco LV Life Editor Hidden talents are always fun to figure out, especially when it results... 

Forbess takes 2nd place in SCIAC

Forbess takes 2nd place in SCIAC
When he gets a break from cross country and track, junior Alex Forbess spends some of his free time baking for his teammates. Aside from running fast and baking, Forbess also loves listening to punk music. His favorite bands are Green Day and the Dropkick Murphys. Forbess finished second at the SCIAC Championships with a time of 25:45. / photo by Zachary Horton Christian Orozco Staff Writer Junior... 

Forbess finishes second in SCIAC cross country

Forbess finishes second in SCIAC cross country
La Verne’s Alex Forbess, junior, battles it out with his only competition, Eric Kleinsasser from Occidental, across a dirt straightaway at Prado Park on Saturday. Forbess made his fellow Leopard teammates proud with a second place finish overall in the SCIAC Cross Country Championships, earning First-Team All-SCIAC with his impressive finish of the eight kilometer race with a final time of 25:45.66.... 

Cross country makes great strides at invite

Cross country makes great strides at invite
Junior Alex Forbess (center), one of La Verne’s top runners, finished in ninth place with a time of 25:38.4 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational on Saturday. The men’s cross country team earned fourth place overall at the invitational. La Verne’s top woman finisher was junior Micaela Castillo, who finished in 35th place with a time of 23:13.4 to lead the women to a 13th place finish. / photo by... 

Cross country sprints into action

Allison Lavelle Staff Writer The 2011 cross country season is under way and La Verne’s team is on a mission to continue the improvement they have experienced under the direction of head coach Michael Atwood. Since Atwood became head coach the team has steadily improved, which became very noticeable last season when both men’s and women’s teams found success in the conference championships. At... 

Cross country finishes 7th in West Regionals

Justin Davis-Battle Staff Writer Finishing strong was exactly what the men’s cross country team did a few weeks ago as they were able to finish in seventh place at the NCAA Division III West Regional Championship held at Bush’s Pasture Park in Salem, Ore. The squad finished with a total of 202 with a team total of 2:15:12.86, and an average of 27:02.58. Williamette (63) was able to come ahead of... 
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