All-Rio Hondo League selections were recently announced.
Matt Whisenant hasn’t been with the La Cañada High School baseball program very long, but the former Major League Baseball pitcher and the Spartans are beginning to see the fruits of their labor. Continue reading “Spartans Show Improvement Under New Regime”
The Flintridge Prep varsity girls’ remarkable postseason run came to an end on Tuesday. The No. 2-seeded Torrance South scored early and often, defeating the host Rebels, 5-2, in a CIF-Southern Section Division 3 semifinal on Tuesday. Continue reading “Flintridge Prep Falls in Semis”
The Flintridge Prep varsity girls’ basketball team looked well on its way toward another semifinal with a double-digit lead over visiting La Salle in the CIF-Southern Section Division 3A quarterfinals last week, but Julia Macabuhay scored 27 points in the second half to rally her team past the No. 2-seeded Rebels, 68-61. Continue reading “Rebels Knocked Off by La Salle”
The La Cañada High School varsity boys’ soccer team found itself in a familiar situation on Tuesday. For a second consecutive match, the No. 8-seeded Spartans were involved a penalty kick shootout, but the outcome didn’t favor them in the CIF-Southern Section Division 6 semifinals. La Cañada struggled to find the back of the net and fell to No. 4-seeded host Los Olivos Dunn, 4-1. Continue reading “La Cañada Denied Championship Bid by Dunn”
The San Marino High School varsity boys’ basketball team suffered its second Rio Hondo League loss of the season last Friday, falling to host La Cañada, 62-41.
Jadyn Torres hit a turnaround jumper midway through the first quarter to give San Marino a 5-3 lead over the home squad, but Spartan guard Justin Kouyoumdjian iced the Titans’ offense by drilling four consecutive shots from beyond the arc, giving La Cañada a 10-point cushion late in the first quarter. Continue reading “San Marino Splits League Games”
The San Marino High School varsity girls’ soccer team split its Rio Hondo League matches last week, most recently defeating visiting La Cañada, 1-0, on Friday. Continue reading “San Marino Edges La Cañada, 1-0”
The San Marino High School varsity boys’ soccer team suffered its third setback in Rio Hondo League play, falling to visiting Temple City, 3-0, on Monday. Continue reading “Titans Fall to Temple City”
The San Marino High School varsity girls’ basketball team stood toe-to-toe with host La Cañada, which competes in Division 1A, in the first quarter of a Rio Hondo League showdown, but the Spartan’s offense and defense came to life in the second, pulling away from the Titans en route to a 63-30 victory last Friday. Continue reading “San Marino Falls to Rivals La Cañada, South Pas”
For La Cañada High School boys’ basketball coach Tom Hofman, it is hard to believe it’s been 25 years since he guided the Spartans to the program’s first CIF-Southern Section championship, but it’s not difficult to remember.
When asked about his 1991-92 team, Hofman didn’t hesitate to say, “They had the best chemistry of any team we’ve had. They really won for the team. That’s why they were so special.”
The unforgettable group that included 7-foot All-American center Richard Mandeville, who went on to play Division I ball for Bob Knight at Indiana, Ryan Asplund, Brent Ballard, Jimmy Evans, Eric Sanchez and Grahame Dicks will be recognized for their accomplishment on Friday evening, Feb. 3. The LCHS athletics department will host a halftime ceremony with members of the 91-92 team, and a reunion after the game will be held in the south gym, giving the La Cañada Flintridge community an opportunity to greet the players.