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Pitching is key to ULV win streak

Pitching is key to ULV win streak
Senior third baseman Mason Stoltenberg picks up a soft-hit ground ball and fires it to first base to get the first out in the fourth inning Saturday. The Leopards opened the three game series against the Poets Saturday at Mt. SAC. La Verne came out swinging in the first game, beating the Poets 10-1, including two home runs. The Leopards continued the offensive strike for the rest of the weekend’s... 

Leopards claw their way to wins

Leopards claw their way to wins
Senior middle blocker Catie Logan smashes the ball over the net for a kill in the third set of Saturday’s match against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. Saturday was the volleyball team’s senior night. After each senior was recognized by program announcers, the Leopards took the court against the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas. The Leopards mauled the Athenas, 3-0. This win boosted the Leopards into No.... 

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... 
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