With his green and orange helmet and jersey printed with the number 24, La Verne senior running back Travis Sparks-Jackson hit the field at Ortmayer Stadium for his last Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game.
The La Verne football team had its best season in two decades and proved its skeptics wrong by winning its first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title since 1995 with an undefeated record.
The La Verne football team reigned supreme as it claimed the 2015 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship Saturday with a 38-21 win over the Cal Lutheran Kingsmen at Ortmayer Stadium.
Though it was a record setting day for the Leopards as senior running back Matthew Biggers rushed for 159 yards to become the all time leading rusher in La Verne history, Chapman still bested the team on the scoreboard in a 45-7 loss.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California declared a water shortage emergency on April 27, and issued a one-day-a-week outdoor watering restriction for parts of Los Angeles, Ventura and San Bernardino counties, which is home to about 6 million southern Californians effective June 1.
The exhibition “Chicano Park Muralists in Pomona Con Safos,” which explores the history and roots of Chicano heritage through the art of 15 mural artists and two photographers from Chicano Park in San Diego, is on display now at the dA center in Pomona.