Baseball

Leopards snag series win from Wildcats

The La Verne baseball team pounced on a 2-1 series win against the Linfield Wildcats as they finished out the weekend in a 4-2 victory Saturday afternoon at Ben Hines Field.

Coach leaves behind sports legacy 

Wright brought a devoted energy to the field and campus that will remain throughout history. With his selfless mindset, titles were never his main focus and the building of athletes skill was what he aimed his attention toward as he had eight All-American players during his reign.

Leopards miss the boat in home opener against Pirates

Despite a late rally in the bottom of the ninth inning, the La Verne baseball team walked the plank in a 5-3 loss against the Whitworth Pirates Sunday afternoon at Ben Hines Field for the first game of the regular season.

Brandon Shiota goes from underdog to SCIAC Player of the Year

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.

Leopards swept out of first place by Chapman to finish the regular season

The baseball team was unable to hold onto first place in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and now find themselves in the No. 2 seed of the conference postseason tournament after they were swept by the Chapman Panthers in their final series of the regular season.

Rain doesn’t dampen Leopards’ visit to Washington

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. 

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