VICE’s short documentary is a window into Rodriguez’s life story. He was born in Mexico and immigrated to California at age 6 with his mom and two sisters. He grew up in Visalia, about 45 minutes from Fresno in the Central Valley.
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced Tuesday that conference competition, including championships, for all fall and winter sports during the 2020-21 academic year would be cancelled.
In-person activities for University of La Verne athletics are currently on hold due to the pandemic, but student-athletes are staying prepared for the possible return of their sports in the spring.
Aside from figuring out how to keep players in shape for next season, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused University of La Verne coaches to adapt to a new process of one of the most important parts of their job: recruiting.
Senior Day did not go the way the Leopards hoped for as they lost their season finale to the Chapman Panthers 28-17 at Ortmayer Stadium on Saturday.
The Leopards fell short of an incredible comeback, losing 20-15 to the Cal Lutheran Kingsmen at Ortmayer Stadium on Saturday.
A different offensive approach and a suffocating defense helped the Leopards win a tough 27-20 matchup over the Occidental Tigers at Kemp Stadium on Saturday.
After a disheartening 49-14 loss to the hands of Pomona-Pitzer last week, the La Verne Leopards bounced back with a much needed win over Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rival Whittier, 50-30
With over 400 athletes across 18 teams, it is easy to take La Verne’s athletic programs for granted. But as with many great things, our sports came from very humble beginnings.
Kyeesha “Mika” Makekau, a native of the state of Hawaii, arrived at the University of La Verne this semester to become the first ever female football player.