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Men’s basketball drops another to Sagehens

Men’s basketball drops another to Sagehens
During the second half of Saturday’s game, senior point guard John Leggett tries to claw the ball away from Sagehen guard R.J. Maki. The Leopards had a 61-57 lead in the second half until the Sagehens caught fire and hit 17 shots in a row. The final score ended up with the Sagehens winning over the Leopards, 74-63. La Verne is currently riding a six game losing streak. / photo by Cameron Barr Alex... 

Leos tear apart Eagles twice in a week

Alyssa Cole Staff Writer The Leopards smashed the American Sports University Fighting Eagles Wednesday night with an astonishing finish of 101-67. The team had spent the last six games away from Frantz Athletic Court, and came back with force, giving fans something to talk about. “It feels great to be home with our friends, family, and fans,” head coach Richard Reed said. “It’s nice to get... 

Extra year of experience will help men’s basketball

Alyssa Cole Staff Writer The men’s basketball team is preparing for a great 2011-2012 Southern California Intercolle­giate Athletic Conference season. With the return of the teams starting lineup and the new addition of strong fresh talent, the Leopards have high hopes for an outstanding season. “Our first goal is every single day we practice, we want to make sure that we are improving as individuals,”... 

Leopards drop early lead to Afghans

Leopards drop early lead to Afghans
La Verne senior forward Jonathon Bastos narrowly outreaches fellow Leopard guard Jeremy Lay and Afghanistan National Basketball player Mostafa Asefi for the rebound on Saturday in Frantz Athletic Court. The Afghani team narrowly defeated the Leopards 63-61 after trailing in the first half 35-24. The Afghanistan National Team, coached by Mamo Rafiq, is comprised of first generation Americans born to... 

Moonlight Madness kicks off season

Moonlight Madness kicks off season
Men’s basketball team members Ronn See, Tyler Hoyt and Trevor Woodland congratulate one another on their victory in the three-point shot contest against the women’s basketball team. The contest was part of Moonlight Madness at Frantz Athletic Court on Saturday to kick off the 2011-2012 men’s and women’s basketball seasons. / photo by Candice Salazar Christian Orozco Staff Writer The roars of... 

On the Calendar

Sukkot Celebration As part of the Sukkot celebration, an outdoor lunch will begin at 11 a.m. Monday in Sneaky Park. David Sachs, producer and writer from “The Simpsons,” and Los Angeles Rabbi Moshe Levin will be speakers at the event. Samples of Israeli food will be served for $4. The Nifty ‘50s As part Homecoming week, CAB will host a 50’s diner cafe motif at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday... 

On the Calendar

Moonlight Madness The men’s and women’s basketball teams will kick off their season with a Moonlight Madness event from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Oct. 15 in the Athletic Pavilion. Three-point and dunk competitions will be held as well as contests for fans. Free pizza and T-shirts will be available while Leo FM broadcasts. Student Forum Ask ASULV questions while enjoying a nacho bar from 11 a.m. to 1... 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, On April 30, 13 members of the La Verne basketball team took their Saturday to volunteer at the Anthesis Autism Services Second Annual “Athletes for Autism” event, held at the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona. The athletes worked with autistic adults and supported the efforts of Pomona Valley Workshop to provide services for adults with developmental disabilities. With... 

Napolitano, Woodland earn All-SCIAC basketball honors

Napolitano, Woodland earn All-SCIAC basketball honors
Junior Austin Napolitano earned 2010-2011 First Team All-SCIAC honors for his play as a forward for the men’s basketball team. Averaging 12.4 points and 6.7 rebounds per game, he is the first player to earn this honor in the past five seasons. / photo by Allison Lavelle Krista Franceschini Staff Writer Juniors Austin Napolitano and Trevor Woodland earned La Verne the respect it was looking for as... 

BYU has right to uphold rules

Division I athletes usually get away with anything and everything, just as long as they continue to dominate on the court or on the field and bring in revenue for their university. Usually schools have codes of conduct that the athletes have to abide by and if they do not they have to suffer the consequences, unless the athletic director and school president choose to turn the other cheek. Garrett... 
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