All too often it seems to be the bittersweet song of the University of La Verne athlete to envelope themselves in their own world of athletics while going to school. To one extent this is a sign of dedication, motivation and perseverance. However, in some cases, it leads to a great deal of misguided energy.
So far, four men from the University of La Verne track and field team have qualified. Next week, they will challenge approximately 670 athletes in the Chicago area. Everyone there will be gunning for the same honor: to become a national champion.
Sports results, schedule and trivia for the week of May 19, 2000.
With a win and two losses in the West Region Championship, the University of La Verne softball team ended its 2000 season.
The chance of revenge and a berth into Nationals passed by the University of La Verne softball team by at the 2000 NCAA West Region Championships.
Within the ranks of the University of La Verne football program there have been numerous individuals who have been deemed “grid-iron greats.” However, despite the countless years of blood, sweat and tears poured into Arnett Field, few members of the ULV football team have set their sights on professional football.
Life is a constant competition. It is about being the best we can be. Proving we can always improve. Compete against oneself. Compete and come out victorious.
A good thing this week was that the main focus of the first annual Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Phi Delta Theta charity basketball game were the children of the LeRoy Haynes Center. The event was held in the Supertents Monday night.
Competition has been an intrinsic part of our lives since day one. Everybody competes with one another on some level of competition everyday, whether it be on the freeway, in the office, on the court or on the field.
Although the final team standings in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) are set, an elite group of University of La Verne track and field athletes traveled to the University of California at Irvine to compete in the Steve Scott Invitational last Sunday.