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Football Team’s SCIAC Championship Highlight of Successful Fall Sports Season

The University of La Verne Leopards enjoyed their most successful football season in two decades this fall. On Saturday, November 21, the team travelled to Minnesota to face the University of St. Thomas, seeking to secure the program’s first-ever NCAA Division III playoff victory. While the Leopards dropped a 57-14 decision to the fourth-seeded Tommies, it […]


Lessons On and Off the Gridiron

When Mario Perez came to the University of La Verne as an offensive lineman for the football team in the late 1980s, he had gone against his high school counselor’s advice to go to a trade school due to his grades. Despite making that bold first step toward a University education, the first-generation student still felt […]


Double Switched

Joe Winterburn ’14 bucked the norm and heard his name called by the Boston Red Sox in the 40th round of the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on June 7 after playing his senior season at the University of La Verne. For most who dream of playing professional baseball and want a shot at […]


Women’s Soccer Can’t Hold Off CMS

[dropcaps round=”no”]J[/dropcaps]essica Hernandez scored the first goal of her collegiate career in the 29th minute to put the Leopards up on the board first. But the University of La Verne women’s soccer team couldn’t hang on in a 2-1 loss to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Wednesday night at Ortmayer Stadium How it happened: Hernandez came on as a […]


LA Times' Bill Plaschke Highlights Leopard Football

[dropcaps round=”no”]B[/dropcaps]ill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times paid a visit to the University of La Verne on Saturday, September 20, 2014 to capture the essence of a football game not surrounded by shallow hype or judged by the score, but that is all about the journey of the student athlete. Chronicling the Leopards’ first football […]


Six Seconds of Record-Breaking History

[dropcaps round=”no”]S[/dropcaps]ix seconds. For many, six seconds may seem like a brief moment: a moment that is fleeting and easy to forget. However, for University of La Verne senior distance runner Lenore Moreno, six seconds will never be forgotten; Lenore broke an 11-year NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championship meet record by six seconds. […]