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Women face tough loss to size, experience

Daniel Hargis Associate Sports Editor Youth and size converged in a heartbreaking 52-45 loss for La Verne against Occidental in a SCIAC tournament semifinal at Occidental last Friday. With four players seeing time that tower at 6’0” or more for the Tigers and six of 10 players seeing time for La Verne being underclassmen, the Leopards faced adversity from the opening tip. “Experience and depth.... 

Defense lifts Stags past Leopards

Daniel Hargis Associate Sports Editor The defense of the Stags was too much for the Leopards as they fell 56-48 in front of a crowd of 461 at Ted Ducey Gymnasium at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Saturday. With eight seconds remaining, another shot hit the rim and bounced harmlessly away from the hoop, another good look that did not go the Leopards way on a night in which La Verne finished 18-54 from the... 

Men’s basketball drops to third place with Occidental loss

Cheryl Regan Staff Writer The men’s basketball team’s three-game winning streak came to an end Wednesday night against a hot Occidental team, by a score of 61-49. The Leopards came into this game with three big wins against Pomona-Pitzer, Caltech, and Cal Lutheran. La Verne started the game in a three-way tie for first place with Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Redlands. Occidental came into the game... 

Swimming, diving teams prepare for SCIAC

Krista Franceschini Staff Writer The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams finished the season against Occidental on Saturday, at the La Verne Aquatics Center. The meet opened with a special recognition of four ULV seniors, John Roche, Mark Wilson, Amanda McCadden and Tiffany Martin. Each senior was awarded a bouquet of flowers and stood on the diving block while the announcer acknowledged... 

Tigers drown Leopards, 13-7

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor Occidental took full advantage of an injury depleted La Verne team when they beat the Leopards, 13-7, on Wednesday at the La Verne Aquatic Center. La Verne lost its two goalies, senior Alan Navarez and freshman Joseph Lamson, and its main guard, senior Mark Wilson, to injuries earlier in the week. Without its goalies and one of its starters, the Leopards needed to play a near... 

Leopards outclaw Tigers in 5 sets

Leopards outclaw Tigers in 5 sets
Occidental defenders Aly Fritz and Logan Boyer-Hayse watch a spike from La Verne’s Catie Logan, No. 7, fall for a point during the first set of their match Tuesday. The teams battled back and forth but the Leopards finished off the Tigers in the fifth set, improving their record to 15-10. / photo by Christopher Guzman Christopher Barnes-Baxter Staff Writer In an electrifying five-set match, the... 

The streak continues at 15 games

The streak continues at 15 games
La Verne sophomore safety Donald Mull leaps up and blocks a pass away from Occidental’s Nate Sullivan on Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium. The Leopards went on to drop their fourth game of the season, 30-0. The Leopards will visit Cal Lutheran on Saturday. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Justin Davis-Battle Staff Writer No points meant yet another loss for the football team as they fell to the Occidental... 

Tigers’ physical play not enough to stop Leos

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor Coming off a 4-0 loss to Redlands on Oct. 9, the men’s soccer team came out with a desire to beat Occidental and it was apparent from its physical play they would not settle for anything less than a win. The Leopards took care of the Tigers, 4-0, on Wednesday at Ben Hines Field. From the start of the game it was obvious that La Verne was not only physically stronger but... 

Women’s soccer losing streak reaches four games

Women's soccer losing streak reaches four games
Occidental midfielder Alex McHenry comes between La Verne freshman Ariel Loera and senior Ashley Vanga, as the Leopards try to move the ball from their defensive end. The final score was 1-0, giving the women’s soccer team its fourth loss for this season. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer Riding a three game losing streak into their 2010 home opener against Occidental, the La... 

La Verne earns double OT win

Justin Davis-Battle Staff Writer After a long physical battle and two overtimes, La Verne’s men’s soccer team earned their first win of the season against the Occidental Tigers, 1-0. It was in the 114th minute when Nahavi Mendoza broke the 0-0 tie by scoring the game-winning goal to defeat the Tigers. Mendoza played very well for the Leopards throughout the entire game with a total of nine shots... 
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