Capturing a 9-2 victory over Redlands last Friday was exactly what the La Verne Baseball Team needed to start a three-game series which continued onto Saturday when the Leos split a doubleheader with the Bulldogs.
"It ain't over, till it's over" is an old cliche made famous by Yankee Hall of Famer, Yogi Berra. What the quote by Berra best describes is the University of La Verne baseball team's present situation.
In the 72-year history of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC), only two teams have ever gone undefeated. The first was in 1954 when the Occidental College Tigers went 8-0. The second happened Tuesday when the University of La Verne Leopards completed an 18-0 sweep of the conference.
Riding a wave of success, the University of La Verne baseball team has extended its season record to 9-2, overall and 6-0 in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC). Coming off a sweep of Pomona-Pitzer and a victory over Cal Baptist, the Leos are currently on a seven-game winning streak, taking eight of their last nine.
Allyson Brantley delivered a presentation titled “Which Roads Lead to an HSI? The Palomares Colonia, Demographic Shifts, & the Transformation of the University of La Verne” before about 35 community members Nov. 26 in Quay Davis Executive Boardroom, with some joining on Zoom.
Snug up against the foothills, in the middle of suburban neighborhoods, the cobblestone Rubel Castle, operated by the Glendora Historical Society, continues to carry on one man’s dream of never growing up by offering tours.