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Erick Pineda is Blair’s New Head Coach

Blair High School has a new Head Coach, Erick Pineda, who will be the Football coach for the upcoming season. Matt Schuler will be Assistant Coach and Blair’s own Lloyd Dabasol will be stepping up as the strength and conditioning coach. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Coach Pineda at chapin1976.ep@gmail.com or call him at (213)270-4028 The preliminary schedule for the…

St. Monica Academy Senior Jack Golbranson Signs with Puget Sound

On Tuesday, May 30, St. Monica Academy Senior, Jack Golbranson, signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball for the University of Puget Sound. Jack is a 2-time League MVP and all-CIF 1st team catcher and captained SMA to its 5th consecutive league championship and CIF playoff appearance. St.…

Chandler Teams Win 8 League Titles

Chandler’s middle school sports teams wrapped up an unprecedented athletic year. Its “A” teams (eighth graders) were crowned league champions in eight sports: girls’ basketball, golf, soccer and softball and boys’ basketball, golf, swimming and volleyball. At last week’s Sports Awards ceremony, the students pictured in the two photos below…

Muir Junior Micah Fulton is CIF Southern Section Track & Field Division Four Champ

CIF Southern Section Track and Field Division 4 Champ! John Muir High School Junior Micah Fulton finished 1st place in 100m Hurdles, Long Jump, and Triple Jump! Kudos to Coach Jenkins too! John Muir High School, 1905 Lincoln Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 396-5600 or visit www.pusd.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=57            

Mustang Baseball – Keeping the Winning Streak Alive!

It was 3-4 Mayfield in the bottom of the 7th with two out, the tying run on first and Poly’s best hitter at bat. Coach Tuttle sent relief pitcher Jack Clougherty to the mound as tension grew. The pressure was on- the first two pitches popped up and fouled– the…

New Pasadena Club Promotes Swordplay

A new club is opening its doors in Pasadena, and this one actually encourages children to play with swords. Founded and headed by Olympian Michael…

Tony DiCicco, Who Coached Women’s Soccer Team That Made Rose Bowl History, Dies at 68

Tony DiCicco Tony DiCicco, who coached the U.S. Women’s Soccer team that won the championship in the 1999 World Cup title before a record crowd…

Pat McGee Turns in Area’s Most Impressive Coaching Job in 2016-17: PCC Skipper Leads Program to Best Season in 50 Years

PCC Team pic Numbers alone can’t fully measure the worth of a player or coach. But numbers alone made Pat McGee the Pasadena area’s best…

Arthur Hsieh Named Pasadena Sports Now Coach of the Year: Maranatha Reaching New Heights with Lessons of Faith, Family

Hsieh Family Maranatha had never really been thought of as a tennis school. That was until the arrival of coach Arthur Hsieh, who runs both…

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Drew Sierra and Billy Tan Named Pasadena Sports Now Doubles Team of the Year: Maranatha Duo Won Olympic League, Led Minutemen to CIF Finals

Tan (r) and Sierra (l) shaking hands Billy Tan and Drew Sierra had very few things in common. Tan was born and grew up in China, while Sierra is a Californian. While it isn’t his first language, Tan’s ability to grasp English and communicating in our country in just his second year here has been incredibly impressive. Sierra loves Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers and Tan is a fan of the world champion Golden State Warriors, who defeated the Cavs a couple days ago in the NBA finals. Sierra is tall and lean, while Tan has more of a…

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