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Track and field races to the finish

Track and field races to the finish
Freshman Garrett Lee runs the 110-meter hurdles Saturday at the Pomona-Pitzer Track and Field Invitational. Lee’s time was 17.16, placing him 26th in that event. The Leopards gave an impressive performance, in both the men’s and women’s events, at the non-scoring meet. The Leopards will now prepare for the SCIAC Championships hosted by Redlands. / photo by Katherine Careaga  Read More →

Paul Turner breaks school triple jump record

Paul Turner breaks school triple jump record
Junior track and field jumper and sprinter Paul Turner is an NCAA champion and was recognized as an NCAA all-American for his triple jump. Turner recently broke ULV’s triple jump record and was named SCIAC male athlete of the week for the week of Feb. 27 through March 4. One of Turner’s hobbies besides sports is playing piano. He practices in the Music Annex. / photo by Zachary Horton Danielle... 

La Verne leaves conference rivals in the dust

La Verne leaves conference rivals in the dust
Freshman Nick St. Clair placed second in the triple jump against Redlands and Whittier on Saturday with a jump of 13.04 meters. / photo by Cassandra Egan Christian Orozco Sports Editor It was a fruitful weekend for the men’s and women’s track and field teams as they won three of four total competitions at Occidental on Saturday. The men’s team destroyed Whittier with the score of 107-53, but... 

Leopards get the jump on competing schools

Leopards get the jump on competing schools
Sophomore Katie Yeager clears the 3.35 meter bar at the Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers track meet Saturday. Yeager’s leap took her to victory with a first place finish for women’s pole vault, beating five competing schools for the gold. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Danielle Navarro Staff Writer The Leopards arrived at Strehle Track Saturday morning with their energy and spirits high and acquired four event... 

Leopards head to NCAA track and field championships

Krista Franceschini Staff Writer The La Verne men’s track and field team finished its season strong, taking third place in the Southern California Inter­collegiate Athletic Conference Championships with 100 points, 66 points behind first place Redlands. The women’s team came in fifth place with 63 points. Junior sprinter Marcus Fortugno not only claimed first place in the 200 and 400-meter dash,... 

Kevin Brousard brings home the gold

Kevin Brousard, a member of the track and field team, earned gold medals in both the shotput and discus at the International Blind Sports Federation World Games in Turkey. The junior radio broadcasting major and San Clemente native believes discus is his best event. / photo by Allison Lavelle Lauren Creiman LV Life Editor Kevin Brousard brought home gold medals in both the shotput and discus events... 

Soaring over hurdles

Soaring over hurdles
Senior DeAntwann Johnson took second place in the 110 meter hurdles at the SCIAC Track and Field Championships, held at Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday. Johnson, a movement and sports science major in his first year on the track team, is a transfer student from Long Beach City College and was excited to place in the meet. / photo by Candice Salazar  Read More →

Leos begin sprint to SCIAC finish

Leos begin sprint to SCIAC finish
La Verne’s Jared Manke, a junior, runs the 100 meter dash at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational on Saturday. After several false starts by other runners, Manke, who finished in 11.64 seconds, ran the 100 meters instead of his usual event, the pole vault. / photo by Warren Bessant Cheryl Regan Staff Writer The men’s and women’s track teams took part in the 25th annual Pomona-Pitzer Invita­tional... 

Track athletes make mark at Cal-Nevada meet

Track athletes make mark at Cal-Nevada meet
University of La Verne sophomore Andrew Connell sprints the last leg of the 4x100 meter relay against Whittier, UC Irvine and Cal State Bakersfield. Connell and his relay team of Marcus Fortugno, Chancise Watkins and Paul Turner finished in 42.18 seconds to finish sixth in the race. The Leopards finished ninth overall at the California-Nevada State Championship meet last weekend with 36 team points.... 

La Verne places 3rd at SCIAC championships

La Verne places 3rd at SCIAC championships
Freshman Paul Turner, who hails from Indio, placed first in the men’s long jump and triple jump at the SCIAC Championship meet on April 30 and May 1 at Pomona College in Claremont. The men’s team took third place overall. Its next event is Saturday at the Occidental Invitational./photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Pui Lok Choi Staff Writer The men’s track and field team placed third in the Southern... 
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