For years, Brandon Shiota dreamed of playing college baseball but faced self-doubt because of his size and plate discipline. That all changed in summer 2014 heading into his freshman year of high school.
The La Verne baseball team swept its way through the Bud Knight Memorial Invitational Tournament last weekend in Walla Walla, Washington, highlighted by a significant comeback win against the Whitman Blues, 12-10, after a rain delay Saturday at Borleske Stadium.
The La Verne softball team split the doubleheader against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Saturday at Campus West. The Leopards got the victory in game one, 5-4, but could not follow it up, losing game two, 5-3.
Morgan Sandler, associate professor of digital film and department chair of communications at the University of La Verne, won the Best Cinematography in a Documentary award at the Madrid International Film Festival this summer.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California declared a water shortage emergency on April 27, and issued a one-day-a-week outdoor watering restriction for parts of Los Angeles, Ventura and San Bernardino counties, which is home to about 6 million southern Californians effective June 1.