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Poly’s Sophie McAfee Named to 2018-19 NISCA All American Girls Diving National Team

The National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) is an organization that supports high school coaches of all aquatic sports. Every year the NISCA selects an All-American swimming and diving national team. It is based on performance for that school year. This year, rising Polytechnic School junior Sophie McAfee’s talents have been recognized, and she has been named to the 2018-19 NISCA All American girls diving…

Immaculate Heart High School Varsity Volleyball Team Wins Silver Division in Maranatha Tournament

Immaculate Heart High School congratulates its Varsity Volleyball Team for winning the silver division in the Maranatha Tournament! After playing games for two straight days at the event, the IH Pandas defeated Burbank High School last night to clinch the division title. “I could not have been more proud of…

Lauren McFarland Named Maranatha’s New Cross Country and Track & Field Coach

Lauren McFarland has been hired as Maranatha High School’s new Cross Country and Track & Field coach. McFarland is joining the MHS Athletic Department after most recently serving for four years as Head Coach of the Cross Country and Track & Field teams at La Reina High School in Thousand…

Three of Poly’s Athletes Selected to Cal High Sports All-State Team

L-R: Franco Alonso, Brennah Bronk, David Mathias The spring Cal High Sports All-State selections have been released. Of the numerous nominations submitted, three of Polytechnic School’s athletes were selected: Two baseball players and one softball player were honored. Recent graduates Franco Alonso and Brennah Bronk were selected to the All-State…

La Salle College Preparatory Hires Brian Walsh to Lead Lancer Athletic Program

La Salle College Preparatory is pleased to announce the hiring of Brian Walsh as its new athletic director. Walsh will assume his duties at La Salle later this month. Walsh has worked the past sixteen years at St. Anthony High School (Long Beach), having served in multiple roles including assistant…

The Baseball Reliquary Announces J.R. Richard, Billy Beane, and Lisa Fernandez Elected to the Shrine of the Eternals for 2019

L-R: J.R. Richard, Lisa Fernandez, Billy Beane On May 5, 2019, the Board of Directors of the Baseball Reliquary announced the 21st class of electees…

Iconic Moment Becomes Perfect Rose Bowl Tribute to a Group of Women Champions

City fathers and mothers, fans, and members of the 1999 U.S. Women’s World Cup Championship team, gathered at the Rose Bowl Wednesday, 20 years to…

Pasadena Kids Celebrate More Than Just the Fourth With Big Soccer Win in Oregon

Total Football Academy San Gabriel Valley teams reached the championships of the Capital Cup Tournament in Salem Oregon, with three local teams coming away with…

Pasadena’s Blair High School Football Team Has High Hopes With Fundraiser for New Scoreboard

The Blair High School football program is looking up this coming season. And what they want to see is their own scoreboard on their very…

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In Rose Bowl Event, NFL Players Teach Kids How Rules of Football Apply to Rules of Life

[Updated] The Pasadena Tournament of Roses, The Rose Bowl Game, and the City of Pasadena teamed up to host the Rose Bowl Game Youth Football Clinic and Health and Fitness Day last Saturday. The clinic featured former NFL players Chad Brown and Marcus Robertson in addition to several other college and high school players. “It’s great to see the smiles on the faces of the kids and it’s great to encourage them,” said Kenny James, Human Services and Recreation Supervisor for the City of Pasadena. “The purpose is to learn leadership skills, team building skills and they learn how to…

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