San Marino Clobbers South Pasadena in League Opener

The San Marino High School varsity boys’ basketball team got off to a stellar start in Rio Hondo League play with a dominant 56-40 victory over visiting rival South Pasadena last Saturday.
The Titans (11-7 overall record) managed to build a double-digit lead at the half because of its stingy defense. They pressured the Tigers’ shooters and limited them to only two 3-pointers in the first two quarters. South Pasadena (2-13 overall) improved on offense in the second half but was unable to muster a good run to get back in the game. Continue reading “San Marino Clobbers South Pasadena in League Opener”

Hobbie Nominated for Cal-Hi Sports All-State Team

Photo courtesy Eric Danielson San Marino High School senior running back Beau Hobbie is considered for Cal-Hi Sports All-State football honors.
Photo courtesy Eric Danielson
San Marino High School senior running back Beau Hobbie is considered for Cal-Hi Sports All-State football honors.

The winter sports season is well under way but local news outlets and organizations are still recognizing the high school football athletes from the fall.
The most recent recognition comes from online publication Cal-Hi Sports, which covers all major sports and athletes in the state. A list of All-State football nominees from the Southern Section was recently released and San Marino High School running back Beau Hobbie was the lone Rio Hondo League player to be named. Continue reading “Hobbie Nominated for Cal-Hi Sports All-State Team”

Titans Win Two Games in Tri-City Holiday Tournament

Photo courtesy Mihail Papadopulos The San Marino varsity boys’ basketball team finished 2-2 in the Vista Tri-City Holiday Tournament last week with victories over Avalon and San Bruno Capuchino.
Photo courtesy Mihail Papadopulos
The San Marino varsity boys’ basketball team finished 2-2 in the Vista Tri-City Holiday Tournament last week with victories over Avalon and San Bruno Capuchino.

The San Marino High School varsity boys’ basketball team competed in the Vista Tri-City Holiday Tournament last week and finished with a 2-2 record.
The Titans (9-7 overall record) opened the competition by defeating Avalon, 72-41, last Thursday. The squad then played two tough opponents in Encino Holy Martyrs and Newport Beach Sage Hill on Friday.
San Marino battled Holy Martyrs in a close game, but the Armens pulled away for the 50-44 victory. The Titans suffered another defeat hours later when they fell to the Lightning, 67-62. SMHS struggled to contain Sage Hill’s 6-9 center. Continue reading “Titans Win Two Games in Tri-City Holiday Tournament”

St. Francis Edges La Cañada in Battle of Foothill Blvd.

The St. Francis varsity boys’ basketball team won the Battle of Foothill Blvd. by defeating local rival La Cañada, 52-50, in a nonleague game last Friday.
The Golden Knights (12-2 overall record) limited the opposition to only 16 points in the first half, allowing them to build a 13-point lead after two quarters of play. Continue reading “St. Francis Edges La Cañada in Battle of Foothill Blvd.”

San Marino Basketball Returns to Action, Soccer Takes a Break

Photo courtesy Eric Danielson Ethan Deng has been one of the Titans’ best scorers this season. San Marino will travel to Vista to compete in the Tri-City Classic this weekend.
Photo courtesy Eric Danielson
Ethan Deng has been one of the Titans’ best scorers this season. San Marino will travel to Vista to compete in the Tri-City Classic this weekend.

The San Marino High School varsity boys’ basketball team will be traveling to Vista this week to compete in the Tri-City Classic.
The Titans participated in the tournament last year and turned in a stellar performance. They defeated Lancaster Desert Christian, King’s Academy of Sunnyvale and San Diego Francis Parker to clinch a berth in the championship game. The Titans closed out the competition falling to Los Angeles Pilibos and placing second. Continue reading “San Marino Basketball Returns to Action, Soccer Takes a Break”

La Cañada Downs Marshall, Places 5th in Tourney

The La Cañada High School varsity boys’ basketball team defeated Los Angeles Marshall, 52-41, for fifth place in the LCHS Tournament last Saturday.
The Spartans (7-3 overall record) jumped out to a 14-8 lead in the first quarter and built a 15-point advantage at the half. They held on for the win and finished 2-2 in the competition. Continue reading “La Cañada Downs Marshall, Places 5th in Tourney”

Dodgers Extend LCF Resident’s Contract

Photo courtesy Los Angeles Dodgers / Jill Weisleder The Los Angeles Dodgers and manager Dave Roberts, who is an LCF resident, agreed to a contract extension through the 2022 season.
Photo courtesy Los Angeles Dodgers / Jill Weisleder
The Los Angeles Dodgers and manager Dave Roberts, who is an LCF resident, agreed to a contract extension through the 2022 season.

La Cañada Flintridge resident Dave Roberts has guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series appearances and three National League West championships since taking over as manager in 2016.
The local skipper was rewarded for these accomplishments on Monday as the Dodgers officially announced Roberts would remain with club through 2022. The organization had picked up the manager’s one-year option and added an additional three years to his contract.
“Keeping Doc as our leader on the field was a top priority this offseason and now that we’ve accomplished that we are excited to collectively shift all of our focus to doing all we can to bring a World Championship to our passionate fans,” Dodgers President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman said in a release. Continue reading “Dodgers Extend LCF Resident’s Contract”