The love of a sport can be one’s ticket on the road of life. University of La Verne men’s and women’s swimming coach John Hallman has purchased that ticket.
On Nov. 16, 2000, it was just another day in paradise in Honolulu, Hawaii. The skies were partly cloudy with scattered showers, and the temperature remained consistently in the mid-80s.
Most kids in youth sports would say they appreciate when their parents come to support them. It is important that parents take an interest in their children’s activities.
Shake to the left. Crossover right. Then make way because the Leopards are about to blow up the rim like DYN-O-MITE!
He came to become part of the team, and now he leads the team.
It was déjà vu, only the tables were turned.
With back-to-back meets at Pepperdine University last Friday and the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational on Saturday, the University of La Verne’s swimming and diving teams showed promise in early season competition.
With little margin for error, they stand on their toes at the edge the platform, ignoring the distance below them as they prepare to poetically fall from dangerous heights.
It was the championship game where both teams came prepared to battle through four painful, dirty quarters. It was the first ranked team playing against the second ranked team, and both teams came to win.
Isn’t it ironic? Don’t ya think? It’s like playing the team you just beat again.