La Cañada Remains Perfect in League Play

Photo courtesy Eric Danielson Top left: Conner Schulz collected three hits, drove in three runs and stole three bases in the Spartans’ 7-0 victory over visiting South Pasadena last Friday. Top right: Jack Enzminger sparked Flintridge Prep’s offense with two hits and an RBI in the Rebels’ 6-4 win over Palos Verdes Chadwick. Bottom left: La Cañada captain Kyle Mysliviec turned in another solid performance at the plate with two hits, two runs and one RBI against the Tigers. Bottom right: Danny Chiarodit scored two runs to help Flintridge Prep defeat Chadwick and improve to 4-2 in league play.
Photo courtesy Eric Danielson
Top left: Conner Schulz collected three hits, drove in three runs and stole three bases in the Spartans’ 7-0 victory over visiting South Pasadena last Friday. Top right: Jack Enzminger sparked Flintridge Prep’s offense with two hits and an RBI in the Rebels’ 6-4 win over Palos Verdes Chadwick. Bottom left: La Cañada captain Kyle Mysliviec turned in another solid performance at the plate with two hits, two runs and one RBI against the Tigers. Bottom right: Danny Chiarodit scored two runs to help Flintridge Prep defeat Chadwick and improve to 4-2 in league play.

Sophomore pitcher Connor Buchanan turned in his best performance of the season against South Pasadena last Friday and led the La Cañada High School varsity baseball team to a 7-0 victory. Continue reading “La Cañada Remains Perfect in League Play”

LC Secures League Crown

History repeats for the La Cañada High School varsity boys’ golf team as it defeated Temple City, 199-215, at Eaton Canyon Golf Course to claim a share of the Rio Hondo League crown on Tuesday.
First-year head coach Derrick Williams has guided the Spartans to a perfect 8-0 record (6-0 in league) so far with two more regular season contests remaining. La Cañada, which has won 13 consecutive Rio Hondo League championships, has defeated every league opponent, as well as Valencia and St. Francis.
The squad includes Matt Choi, Dylan Choi, Jason Del Fierro, John Hickman, Christian Kim, Maxwell Kinsel, Andrew Koerber, Brendon Paek, Nicolas Perez, Andrew Ricci, Jay Singh, Clyde Toland and Eduardo Torres.
The Spartans will host Monrovia in a league match on Tuesday, April 25, at 3 p.m.

Spartans, Rebels Softball Win Big

Photo courtesy Eric Danielson The La Cañada varsity softball team shut out visiting South Pasadena, 10-0, last Friday to remain perfect in Rio Hondo League play.
Photo courtesy Eric Danielson
The La Cañada varsity softball team shut out visiting South Pasadena, 10-0, last Friday to remain perfect in Rio Hondo League play.

The La Cañada High School varsity softball team blanked visiting rival South Pasadena, 10-0, in a Rio Hondo League contest last Friday.
The Spartans, guided by second-year head coach Chuck Gunter, improved to 10-3 on the season, including a perfect 6-0 record in Rio Hondo League play.
La Cañada, which has won 15 consecutive Rio Hondo League games dating back to last year, will travel to Temple City this Friday, April 21, at 3:30 p.m. Continue reading “Spartans, Rebels Softball Win Big”

Local Basketball Athletes to Play in All-Star Game

Photo courtesy Eric Danielson La Cañada senior Justin Kouyoumdjian, who shared the Rio Hondo League MVP award with teammate Sean Estes, will compete in the Tribune/Star-News All-Star Classic at La Verne Damien this Friday.
Photo courtesy Eric Danielson
La Cañada senior Justin Kouyoumdjian, who shared the Rio Hondo League MVP award with teammate Sean Estes, will compete in the Tribune/Star-News All-Star Classic at La Verne Damien this Friday.

Numerous athletes from local high school boys’ and girls’ basketball programs will participate in the 14th installment of the San Gabriel Valley Tribune/Pasadena Star-News All-Star Classic at La Verne Damien this Friday, April 21, at 5:30 p.m. Continue reading “Local Basketball Athletes to Play in All-Star Game”

Spartans Return to Action; Rebels Win League Game

The La Cañada High School varsity softball team returned from spring break on Wednesday and took on Temple City in a Rio Hondo League game.

Photo courtesy Eric Danielson The La Cañada High School varsity softball team resumed Rio Hondo League play on Wednesday and will travel to San Marino this Friday. The Spartans entered the week atop the league standings with a 2-0 record.
Photo courtesy Eric Danielson
The La Cañada High School varsity softball team resumed Rio Hondo League play on Wednesday and will travel to San Marino this Friday. The Spartans entered the week atop the league standings with a 2-0 record.

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Flintridge Prep Scores League Win; La Cañada Loses 8th Straight

The Flintridge Prep varsity boys’ volleyball team staved off host Arcadia Rio Hondo Prep’s rally for a five-game Prep League victory last Friday.

Photo courtesy Eric Danielson Flintridge Prep swept Arcadia Rio Hondo Prep and improved to 11-2 on the season. The Rebels will face the Spartans on Monday, April 10, at 3:30 p.m.
Photo courtesy Eric Danielson
Flintridge Prep swept Arcadia Rio Hondo Prep and improved to 11-2 on the season. The Rebels will face the Spartans on Monday, April 10, at 3:30 p.m.

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LCF Gymnast Wins State Championship

La Cañada High School freshman Caylee Kolb recently competed in the So-Cal State Championships at the Ontario Convention Center and

Caylee Kolb, a freshman at La Cañada High School, medaled in four events at the So-Cal State Championships, including a gold medal in the bars competition.
Caylee Kolb, a freshman at La Cañada High School, medaled in four events at the So-Cal State Championships, including a gold medal in the bars competition.

the local standout returned home with four medals, including a first-place finish to earn the title of state champion.

Kolb, 15, scored a 9.475 on bars to win the gold medal, and she also captured two bronze medals on the beam and floor events with scores of 9.225 and 9.475, respectively. She also competed in the vault event and placed fourth with a score of 9.375. Continue reading “LCF Gymnast Wins State Championship”

Former Maranatha Star Leads Oregon to NCAA Final Four

Photo courtesy Eric Evans Pasadena native Tyler Dorsey, a former star at Maranatha High School, has been nicknamed “Mr. March” after leading the Oregon Ducks to their first Final Four appearance in 78 years following a 74-60 victory over No. 1-seeded Kansas.
Photo courtesy Eric Evans
Pasadena native Tyler Dorsey, a former star at Maranatha High School, has been nicknamed “Mr. March” after leading the Oregon Ducks to their first Final Four appearance in 78 years following a 74-60 victory over No. 1-seeded Kansas.

Last year, Tyler Dorsey began making a name for himself by helping the University of Oregon men’s basketball team advance to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament, averaging 13.4 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists in his first 36 games. Continue reading “Former Maranatha Star Leads Oregon to NCAA Final Four”