With the track and field season officially starting in February, the coaching staff for track and field is preparing by ordering the necessary equipment for meets.
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Breaking a school record is a sure way to make a name for yourself on campus, and that’s exactly what junior sprinter and jumper Paul Turner did last month.
The $4 million project of refurbishing Ortmayer Stadium has been long awaited. For onlookers now it looks like a huge dirt field – but soon that dirt field will become home to all of La Verne’s field sports.
Construction begins on the Ortmayer Stadium renovation project.
Ortmayer Stadium, including the football field and track, are scheduled to undergo a major facelift sometime in November, most likely sometime after the football season.
With the new semester around the corner, students are curious to see what is in store for the 2011 spring sports season.
Pat Widolff, professor of movement and sport sciences, commented that the track does not just look bad but poses an injury risk to all people using the track.
The recent construction of the Campus Center, the troubled economy and ULV’s issues with deferred maintenance have left various ULV sports teams displaced.
Because of the current cracks, bumps, bubbles and delamination that have formed in several lanes on the track, La Verne had to forfeit its rights to host the spring 2009 SCIAC championships.
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.