Your are here: Home // Posts Tagged With whittier

Gay athletes find ‘Fearless’ way to speak up

Christian Orozco Sports Writer Students and student athletes filled Villalobos Hall at Whittier College on Tuesday to hear Jeff Sheng, the creator of “Fearless,” speak. Sheng’s “Fearless” is a photography and video project about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes on high school and college sports teams. Sheng began by showing the audience the numerous tennis trophies that he... 

Baseball clinches 20th SCIAC title

Baseball clinches 20th SCIAC title
After the completion of Friday’s games against the Whittier Poets, the University of La Verne Leopards congratulated pitcher Ross Herber on a shutout game. The game ended with the Leopards winning 3-0. / photo by Cameron Barr Daniel Hargis Staff Writer Green, orange and leopard print balloons floated in the air, LVTV was broadcasting, posters with photos of all nine Leopard seniors hung on a wall... 

Water polo scores late goal in win

Water polo scores late goal in win
Senior La Verne two-meter swimmer Erika Vargas tries to score on Whittier goalie Anahisa Aguirre at Las Flores Park Saturday. The Leopards clawed the Poets, 9-8, to score their eighth victory of the season and their first conference win. / photo by Warren Bessant Karo Chakhlasyan Staff Writer The Leopards offense sets up with the score at 8-8 when freshman driver Kelsey Broyles on a powerful drive... 

Poets write a bad ending for Leopards with no-hitter

Poets write a bad ending for Leopards with no-hitter
Leopards head coach Scott Winterburn and senior Bryce Roenicke watch as Whittier pitcher Ryan Schwenn throws a no-hitter against La Verne on Friday, 4-0. However, the Leopards swept Saturday’s doubleheader by the scores of 4-3 and 8-4. The Leopards improved their Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference to 14-4 and their overall record to 19-10. The Leopards now hold a first place... 

Softball splits series with Whittier

Softball splits series with Whittier
During La Verne’s first game of a doubleheader against Whittier Monday at Wheeler Park, junior Amanda Hastings beats the throw to first base. The first base umpire called her out and although the other umpires discussed the call, the ruling stood. The Leopards held off the Poets in a 2-1 victory in the first game. The Leopards lost the second game, 10-9. / photo by Zachary Horton  Read More →

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... 

Krich completes turnaround year for football

Krich completes turnaround year for football
La Verne safety Arsian Erdinc takes down Whittier quarterback Kelly Maguire in the final minutes of the second quarter on Saturday. The Leopards beat the Poets in their final game of the season, with a score of 24-20. / photo by Danielle Navarro Kevin Parada Staff Writer The football team ended the 2011 season on Saturday on a high note by beating Whittier in a closely contested game, 24-20. With the... 

Leopards swim to sixth in SCIAC

Leopards swim to sixth in SCIAC
In La Verne’s final game of the SCIAC championship tournament, senior utility Kyle Thorsness explodes out of the water to shoot over his defender, junior utility player Cameron Rehm of Whittier. Thorsness, a senior who transferred from Orange Coast College, played his last championship tournament and last game at Las Flores Park. He scored three goals in each game and became the first La Verne player... 

Poets too clever on LV senior day

Poets too clever on LV senior day
During the third quarter against Whittier, junior utility Arturo Villalpando moves the ball away from opponent John Adams, attacker. On Saturday the Whittier Poets wrote off the Leopards in a close game with a final score of 10-9 at Las Flores Park. The game against the Poets served as senior day for the Leopards, who will graduate three seniors this year. Later in the day, La Verne faced off with... 

Leopards swept out of postseason

Leopards swept out of postseason
La Verne junior middle blocker Catie Logan returns the ball after blocking a shot by Whittier setter Alessandra Rios at Frantz Athletic Court on Saturday. The Poets defeated the Leopards 3-0, breaking Whittier’s two game losing streak. It was La Verne’s second loss to the Poets this season, both coming by way of a sweep. The game decided who would go to the SCIAC postseason tournament next week,... 
Copyright © 2009 Campus Times. All rights reserved.
Designed by Theme Junkie. Powered by WordPress.