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ULV gets drowned out by determined Tigers

ULV gets drowned out by determined Tigers
Freshman driver Kelsey Broyles passes the ball during the women's water polo team’s 15-6 loss to Occidental on Saturday at the La Verne Aquatics Center. She also scored a goal in the game. / photo by Debora Escobar Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer The Leopards suffered a 15-6 loss against the Occidental Tigers Saturday at Las Flores Park. In the first quarter, Occidental made their first five goals... 

Leopards and Tigers claw for win

Leopards and Tigers claw for win
Junior Michael Stewart scores on a double by senior Bryce Roenicke Saturday against Occidental. La Verne took the first game of the doubleheader 9-4, scoring five runs in the eighth inning. The Leopards were clawed 14-3 in the second game. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Daniel Hargis Staff Writer A solo homerun over the left field wall by junior catcher Jason Moralez capped a four-run sixth inning that... 

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.... 

Leopards clawed by visiting Tigers

Leopards clawed by visiting Tigers
Freshman setter Krystal Castellanos managed to get the ball over the net in the first set, despite Occidental’s attempts to block it. The Leopards fought hard against Occidental on Tuesday, but in the end were outdone by the Tigers and lost 3–1. / photo by Danielle Navarro Alyssa Cole Staff Writer The Leopards fell short 3-1 in a point-for-point match against the Occidental Tigers Tuesday. The... 

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... 

Water polo splashes into season

Water polo splashes into season
Weak-side driver Jon Jarvis treads up and around his defender to make the shot on goal, contributing to the 9-7 Leopard victory against Occidental during the Inland Empire Invitational at Las Flores Park on Saturday. / photo by Mitch Aleman Grace Casale Staff Writer After ending last season with a record of 7-24 overall and 3-7 in their conference, the men’s water polo team has high hopes on making... 

Tennis ends with success

Krista Franceschini Staff Writer The tennis season came to a tough close for La Verne as it finished with a 2-8 record in conference and 7-14 overall. The team had its closest match against Occidental on April 22, losing 5-4, but in the end was not able to find the momentum to seal the win. The Leopards’ biggest challenge was inexperience, with six freshmen and no seniors, the level of play from... 

La Verne defeats Tigers in walkoff fashion

Krista Franceschini Staff Writer La Verne’s two-game losing streak ended as they pulled out a 5-4 win against Occidental Saturday in one of the last games on Ben Hines Field. “We struggled a little bit at times, but in the end we did what we had to do,” senior first baseman Mark Larini said. Senior designated hitter Jason Munoz used two Oxy errors to score the first run of the game. It was not... 

La Verne falls by tip of a paw to Pomona-Pitzer

Daniel Hargis Associate Sports Editor A misdirected field block into the goal with 43 seconds remaining sunk the hearts of La Verne faithful as the women’s water polo team fell to Pomona-Pitzer, 13-12, Wednesday at Las Flores Park. In the closest game in the two clubs’ history, La Verne scared the defending Southern Cali­fornia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champions on a day that the sun... 

Softball beats back Tigers in sweeping effort

Krista Franceschini Staff Writer With 14 RBIs and two homeruns, the Leopards proved their power is in its swing in a sweep over Occidental on Saturday, 4-3 and 12-4. La Verne also found its biggest detriment within that power with 11 fly outs and nine ground outs in both games. “We have to work on stringing bats together and working through in clutch situations,” junior catcher Daryn Schiveley... 
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