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Roland Ortmayer, 1917-2008: Ort: A Life Well Lived

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.

Ort, celebrated LV coach, dies

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.

Ortmayer’s impact still felt at La Verne

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.

Ankeny takes reins of LV football

The University of La Verne Leopards began their football season under the leadership of new head coach Andrew Ankeny.

New football coach named

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.

Still in need of a football coach

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.

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