Trojans team photo, individual photos to appear later this afternoon.
By now, everyone in town should know that when tiny La Verne Lutheran High School is out to make a name for one of its sports programs, we all better sit up and take notice. For the past few years, the Trojans basketball program has been synonymous with excellence and state championships. This past season, […]
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The dream of a winning a third consecutive state championship slipped from the grasp  of La Verne Lutheran on Tuesday night at the University of La Verne when super senior Grant Jerrett couldn’t corral a last second pass from Brian Beard and slam it home for the winning basket. As a result, Price escaped with […]
There’s a new saying going around La Verne, and it’s called the Trojan Touch, after the back-to-back state champion La Verne Lutheran Trojans survived yet another last second shot to prevail 51-49 over Crespi in the CIF-Southern Section 4AA seminfinals at the University of La Verne on Friday night. Trailing by 10 at the start […]
La Verne Lutheran raced out to a 10-0 lead and never looked back, crushing the Ribet Academy Fighting Frogs, 89-60, on the Trojans’ home court on Tuesday night in La Verne. Eric Cooper led the Trojans with 20 points. Also scoring in double digits for the Lutherans were Cameron Osorno with 17, McKay Anderson with […]
    A cooper is a barrel-maker, and that’s what C.j. Cooper had Harvard-Westlake over, pumping in a game-high 30 points to lead the La Verne Lutheran Trojans to a 61-45 victory over the Wolverines. After struggling in the CIF loss to Price, Cooper hit the winning shot against Universal City (San Diego) in the […]
The semifinals match between Price and Lutheran on a cold rainy Friday night at Citrus College was in the end a game of mustard and ketchup. Price mustered all the early offense and La Verne Lutheran was forced to play catch-up. After trailing by as many as 21 points late in the third quarter, the […]
The 1st Annual California Elite Showcase will bring together some of the top high school basketball teams from California, all competing this Saturday at the University of La Verne. This year’s match-ups include three California State Champions, two Sectional Champions, one Sectional Finals Runner-Up, four players currently ranked as one of the Top Twenty Five […]
Xavier Jones, whose heart stopped beating during a Thanksgiving evening practice, is back! Sporting his new cardioverter defibrillator that was implanted in his chest on Dec. 3, the 6-foot-8, 225-pound senior center was back on the La Verne Lutheran hardwood on Tuesday night against La Sierra Academy, scoring four points in extremely limited play. When […]
Everybody in town has been wondering what La Verne Lutheran coach Eric Cooper, Sr., was going to do for an encore after leading the Trojans to the 2010 state championship this spring, the first time any team from La Verne has accomplished such a feat. That answer came on Thanksgiving eve, when Coach Cooper and […]