The Champions
In March, La Verne Lutheran High School may have won the first state basketball championship in the city’s history, but the real celebration begins in May – May 1 to be exact. On May Day, Lutheran High School will honor its championship players by hosting a three-hour (4 p.m. to 7 p.m.) celebration, including food, […]
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The dingdong battle for Division V Regional Championship game played out like a heavyweight title fight between Mohammed Ali and Joe Frazier or a classic racing duel between Affirmed and Alydar. One foe could never distance himself from the other. Playing only 16 days after their first match in which the Trojans defeated the Wildcats […]
Before a packed house in their home gym, the La Verne Lutheran Trojans went on a 16-1 run to start the second half and then breezed to 65-43 win over the View Park Knights, paced by C.J. Cooper’s 23 points and Grant Jerrett’s 21 points. Windward hero Bruce English’s last-second, game-saving heroics weren’t needed on […]
La Verne Lutheran’s basketball team (3-0) has been compared to a big fish in a small pond. Somebody got it wrong. After their destruction of Upland Christian, 94-21, they are more like Moby Dick in a puddle. Against the Eagles on a rainy Tuesday night in the Trojans’ home gym, La Verne raced out to a […]
It’s no longer fair to call the La Verne Lutheran Trojans a “sleeping” giant. Just call them a giant, with a capital “G.” Two years ago, the Trojans went 28-0. Last year, they lost in the CIF- 5AA finals to Windward High School, a senior-loaded team that boasted three future Division I players. This season, the […]