September 6, 2009
GLENDALE — Coming off a big win in the final race of the College of the Canyons Summer Series and now a third-place finish in the Fullerton Invitational on Saturday, the Glendale Community College women’s cross-country team has plenty of momentum to start the season. More importantly, they’ve got confidence in their ability to race with anyone after beating out university programs such as USC, Loyola Marymount and Cal State Fullerton with 98 points in the 6K season opener at Fullerton Golf Course, which was won by Azusa Pacific with 53 points, followed by Long Beach State (65)
November 27, 2007
GLENDALE — The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level. Laura Boyd (Crescenta Valley, 2006) sophomore middle blocker, Stetson College : Stetson capped off its current campaign with a four-match win streak, in part due to the play of Boyd. In the season finale, the Hatters defeated visiting Flager, 30-24, 28-30, 30-21, 32-30, marking the first time that the program had won four consecutive matches since Oct. 2002. In the win, Boyd finished with 10 kills and four blocks, helping the Hatters finish with 10 team blocks for the fourth time this season.
May 18, 2007
According to some recent statistics, as many as 25 percent of American couples are initially meeting one another online. Gigi and Jim Schlueter are among a growing number of online romance success stories. At their wedding 18 months ago, Jim’s son toasted the newlyweds by saying they’re the first pair he’s known who share 29 matching personality points. Gigi and Jim were introduced through eHarmony, an Internet dating service. “I liked the structured style of eHarmony; matching ages and personality are important to me,” said Gigi.
October 9, 2005
Vanguard goalkeeper William Johnson is only a freshman, but he already has one great college story to tell the girls. Vanguard shutout visiting Azusa Pacific, ranked No. 5 in the NAIA, on Saturday, 1-0, in a Golden State Athletic Conference match. It was a battle of last season's conference co-champions. This time VU was able to avenge its two losses to the Cougars in 2004. "This win meant a lot to the seniors. I had heard all week about how bad they wanted to beat Azusa," a smiling Johnson said.
October 8, 2005
TODAY Cross country College men and women -- UC Irvine at UC San Diego invitational at La Jolla; Vanguard at Vanguard invitational at Fairview Park, 9 a.m. Soccer College men -- UC Irvine at Cal State Fullerton, 7 p.m.; Azusa Pacific at Vanguard, 4 p.m. College women -- Azusa Pacific at Vanguard, 5 p.m. Volleyball College women -- UC Irvine at Pacific, 7 p.m. Water polo Community college...
April 18, 2005
Edgar Melik-Stepanyan That's exactly how they drew it up. Well, not really. La Canada High boys' basketball player Philip Anderson was supposed to set a screen on the low block, post up and get the ball in the final seconds of Saturday's second annual San Gabriel Valley All-Star Game. Instead, Anderson found himself with the ball 25 feet from the basket with three seconds on the clock, so there was nothing to do but heave up a shot that kept everyone's mouths open for what seemed like an eternity.
March 12, 2005
Rima Shah Growing up in an underprivileged area outside Sacramento, Bob Driffill wished he had the opportunity to be a part of an organization like the YMCA. In his 34 years of service at the Glendale Y, Driffill, who will retire from being its chief executive at the end of the month, made it his mission to have the YMCA serve the community's needs. Driffill, 57, joined the YMCA after graduating from Azusa Pacific University majoring in psychology, social science and history with a minor in physical education.
March 7, 2005
BASEBALL Riverside Poly 2, Crescenta Valley 0: The Falcons dropped their season opener Saturday in the Glendora Tournament at Azusa Pacific University. Trevor Bell tossed a two-hitter, striking out eight, but the senior yielded a two-run home run in the fourth inning that proved to be the difference against the No. 8-ranked team in Division I. Crescenta Valley managed just one hit in the game. SOFTBALL Hart 4, Hoover 0 (five innings)
January 22, 2005
Brianna Lohr of La Canada Flintridge, who is enrolled in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University, was named to the dean's list. The senior is majoring in communications design. Kelly A. Thomas, the daughter of George and Bonnie Thomas of Glendale, received a bachelor's degree from Colby College. The English major graduated from Flintridge Preparatory School. Chandra Chantim, the daughter of Chawabhan and Umaporn Chantim of La Canada Flintridge, has made the dean's list at Bucknell University.
November 11, 2004
Michael Leininger, principal of La Canada High School, has announced the students who have been named to the National Merit Scholarship program. They are Justin A. Brooks, Derik A. Hossepian, Isabel C. Kanholm, David J. Kim, Devin L. Kim, Raymond Y. Kim, Sara R. Kim, Jennifer D. Lazo, Stella Tera J. Lee, Lin Mendel and Colin T. McQuay. More are Edgar Mkrtchian, Kara V. Murphy, Claire F. Oakes, Christina E. Schiller, Walter T. Shatford, Kimberly A. Silka, David Y. Song, Jennifer C. Suh, Allison J. Thompson, Kevin M. Twohy, Marina L. Vigen, Darcy K. Wilcox and Vanessa C. Yu. Michael R. Fechter, Marine Corps private, son of Bob and Leslie Fechter of Glendale, graduated from U.S. Marine Corps Boot Camp at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego.