An arrest was made recently as part of an ongoing La Verne Police Department investigation stemming from multiple thefts of University of La Verne baseball team equipment.
Writers Archives: Richard Lugo
The sound of the ball hitting on the hardwood, players’ shoes screeching from the stop-and-go running, and the La Verne fans cheering filled the Athletics Pavilion at Frantz Court last Saturday as the women’s basketball team defeated Menlo, 61-46.
They were faster, stronger, deeper, more aggressive and more talented than their opponents. They were up by as many as 53 points late in the fourth quarter, and they could have easily scored in triple figures.
Coming off two straight post-season appearances and a 2008 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament championship, the La Verne women’s basketball team is set to begin its 2008-2009 campaign today against Pacific Union at the SoCal Tip-Off Classic.
While La Verne is a small community, and our University is not known by many outside of the local area, this school has truly meant the world to me.
With the end of the season lurking on the horizon, the sun is setting on the football team’s 2008 campaign.
Playing under the bright lights at Memorial Stadium in Whittier, the football team achieved something Saturday that they have not done since head coach Andy Ankeny’s arrival last season.
All of the momentum from La Verne’s Homecoming victory over Pomona-Pitzer was gone by halftime in their game against visiting Occidental last Saturday, as the Leopards went into the locker room trailing, 34-0.
As an editor of this publication I have been granted certain privileges. One of those rights is to express myself through a column to write about anything I want.
There was a delightful sense of relief in the crowd last Saturday as the Leopards capped off Homecoming weekend with their first win of the season against the visiting Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens, 45-37.