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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The stands were filled with students, parents, alumni and other members of the La Verne community to commemorate the grand opening of the Campus West athletics facility. Located on Wheeler Avenue, the new baseball and softball fields at the facility finally made their debut Tuesday.
The Annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony was filled with laughs as the University community honored its employees for excellence and longevity of service last week in the Athletics Pavilion.
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.
After four seasons as head of the men’s tennis team, coach Steve Bergovoy is leaving the University of La Verne this year.
The fight, kick and spit, the natural love for the game, the competition, and the family that you become after only a couple months of playing together are all the reasons that keep head volleyball coach Don Flora coming back year after year.
Only the red carpet was missing last Friday in Founders Auditorium as almost every seat was filled for this year’s Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony. The first official members of the ULV Academy were also announced.
Chris Ragsdale has taken the reigns as the new athletic director at the University of La Verne.
The new academic year brings dramatic change in the face of leadership at the University of La Verne, with students and faculty welcoming a new crew of four high-level appointees at a Sept. 4 reception in the Arts and Communications Building.
His blue eyes wander as they take in the scene before him. He talks easily regardless of the fact that he is talking to a stranger. With incredible poise, he answers each question, laughing easily as if he were among friends.