The University of La Verne swim and dive team hosted a bake sale fundraiser for Andrew Tompkins, a former ULV diver who after he battled and defeated osteosarcoma cancer in 2018, learned recently that the cancer returned, this time as stage IV metastatic osteosarcoma.
Kyeesha “Mika” Makekau, a senior at ‘Iolani School in Honolulu, Hawaii, is soon to become not just the newest kicker for the University of La Verne football team, but the first female football player in team history as well.
It is not often that a team is consistent year after year in winning championships. When a team is so good for so long, the word ‘dynasty’ comes to mind. The only thing harder than winning a championship is maintaining that level of consistency that got you there in the first place, season after season.
The La Verne baseball team came out strong against the Occidental Tigers, winning 2-1 in game one of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament on Friday, but fell flat on Saturday – falling to Chapman 4-1, then to Cal Lutheran 5-1 in an elimination game.
Two athletes stood out this year, earning them the highest award given by the athletic department.
A select group of Leopards competed in the Occidental Invitational on Friday and Saturday at the Bill Henry Track.
For the La Verne men’s golf team, this season has been nothing short of spectacular.
The La Verne football team has a new play caller on offense; first year special teams coordinator and wide receivers coach Miguel Reveles was promoted last month to offensive coordinator.
After finishing last season in seventh place in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference with a 5-9 record, the women’s water polo team defied all odds this season finishing with a 9-5 record that got them into the postseason.
The La Verne baseball team concluded regular season play splitting doubleheader with Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Saturday. The Leopards took the victory in game one, 9-2, while the Stags bounced back in game two to win, 5-2.It was also Senior Day for the Leopards, as they celebrated the careers of 13 players with a pregame ceremony.