Tag: Football

Leopards run over Bearcats, 43-33

The Leopards football team celebrated its first win of the season with a 43-33 victory over the Willamette Bearcats at Ortmayer Stadium on Saturday.

Leopards cede 500 yards to Pirates

The Leopards football team opened the 2019 season with a tough 50-24 loss to the No. 11 ranked Whitworth Pirates at Ortmayer Stadium on Saturday.

Kicker looks to make football history

Kyeesha “Mika” Makekau, a senior at ‘Iolani School in Honolulu, Hawaii, is soon to become not just the newest kicker for the University of La Verne football team, but the first female football player in team history as well.

Reveles takes over coordinator duties

The La Verne football team has a new play caller on offense; first year special teams coordinator and wide receivers coach Miguel Reveles was promoted last month to offensive coordinator.

Commentary: New XFL gives players more opportunities

Vince McMahon, the chairman and CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, shook the sports world when he announced that the XFL football league would make a dramatic return in 2020. With the recent crumble of the Alliance of American Football, competition for the NFL is in short supply and the XFL has the opportunity to succeed where the AAF could not. While its first outing was a universally recognized failure, the XFL’s return in 2020 could be exactly what the game of football needs.

Eight athletes inducted at Hall of Fame ceremony

The University of La Verne inducted eight former student-athletes, as well as the entire 1981 women’s volleyball national championship team, into the Athletics Hall of Fame at a ceremony Saturday at Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center.

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