Born on Aug. 22, 1917, in College Park, Md., Roland “Ort” Ortmayer was destined for greatness. Yes, greatness is a broad word that can mean many things, but that is what Ort was to the many people he influenced in his life.
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Roland “Ort” Ortmayer, called one of the most important figures at the University of La Verne during his 43 years as a professor, coach and athletic director, died yesterday morning of heart and kidney failure. He was 91.
Roland “Ort” Ortmayer. Just saying his nationally known nickname to one of the many athletes he has coached, students he has instructed, or fellow La Verne community members with whom he has associated brings about a sudden flood of emotions, respect and appreciation that washes over their faces.
The University of La Verne Leopards began their football season under the leadership of new head coach Andrew Ankeny.
Ending an arduous search, the University of La Verne on Thursday named Andy Ankeny head football coach. Ankeny will replace Don Morel, who stepped down in January. Ankeny will be ULV’s fourth football coach since 1948.
It has been more than three months since Don Morel resigned from his position as head coach of the University of La Verne football team.
Taryn Aguilar Staff Writer Head football coach Don Morel resigned in January after 15 seasons of coaching at ULV. He will leave as only the third head football coach at La Verne since 1948. Morel has coached college football for the past 20 years and has decided that 20 years has been enough – for […]
In a green and orange sea of numbers, it is hard to single out any particular Leopard on the University of La Verne football team and senior wide receiver Matt Griffin, 21, would not have it any other way.
Despite a week in which many students were preoccupied with the question of who would win Homecoming king and queen, there was still a football game to be played.
The La Verne football team opened its season Saturday with a 28-21 loss to Puget Sound in front of a crowd of 789 at Ortmayer Stadium.