The La Verne track and field team was absent from the standings during Azusa Pacific College’s Last Chance two day meet at Citrus Stadium starting on May 13 but four Leopards made their marks, shining through from the rest of the team’s quiet performance.
Freshman T.K. Herhe turned in an extraordinary performance Saturday at the Occidental Invitational, setting a new University of La Verne school record for the men’s 5,000-meter race. It was just one of several high-ranking performances at the meet.
Sophomore hurdler Zackary Reid and junior high jumper Olvia Magby led the way for the men’s and women’s track and field teams at the SCIAC Championship meet Saturday and Sunday at Whittier, earning first place finishes in their events.
Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6.
Empowerment comedian Ernesto Gritzewsky, known as Ernie G, sat amid his audience of roughly 70 before his performance – to have intimate conversations and get to know them – Tuesday in Sara and Michael Abraham Campus Center with at least 70 attendees.