February 26, 2013
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Kenyatta Smith (Flintridge Prep, 2011) Harvard basketball sophomore : Smith was arguably the most monumental presence in Flintridge Prep basketball lore, leading the Rebels to the program's only CIF championship in 2011. He's now looming large inside for the Crimson, leading the team with two blocks a game, which is second in the Ivy League. On Feb. 18, he was named the Ivy League Player of the Week.
March 23, 2013
Having won its first-ever NCAA Tournament game on Thursday with an upset of third-seeded New Mexico, Harvard's men's basketball team, with starting center Kenyatta Smith out of Flintridge Prep, was looking for another upset and more history. Sixth-seeded Arizona was having nothing of it, though, as the Wildcats came out strong and never relented en route to a dominating 74-51 victory on Saturday in the round of 32 at the EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City. Smith, a former All-Area Boys' Basketball Player of the Year and Glendale News-Press Athlete of the Year after leading Flintridge Prep to its first and only CIF Southern Section title, started at center for the Crimson and scored a team-high 10 points, matching his output against New Mexico.
December 6, 2005
updateBehind stellar play of former Crescenta Valley High boys' basketball standout, Crimson is off to best start in eight years.GLENDALE -- The following is an update on local athletes competing at the collegiate level: Jim Goffredo (Crescenta Valley, 2003) junior guard, Harvard men's basketball -- The sharp-shooting Goffredo has gotten the Crimson off to a 5-1 start. In his first season as a starter, Goffredo has averaged a team-high 15.5 points per game, including a career-high 22 on Saturday night as Harvard fell at home to Central Connecticut State, 87-79.
October 26, 2007
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE — The end of one streak of dominance on Thursday night may very well lead to the end of another for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team. A 27-25, 22-25, 24-26, 25-16, 15-10 loss at Sacred Heart to Mission League archrival Harvard-Westlake ended an undefeated home streak dating back to the 2002 regular season. That loss came to the same Wolverines, who now are two wins away from denying the Tologs at least a share of the league title for the first time since 2003.
June 21, 2005
TODAY Glendale Central Library presents its Tuesday afternoon film "Terminal" at 2 p.m. at the Glendale Central Library auditorium, 222 E. Harvard St. For more information, call (818) 548-2040. Children in first grade and up are invited to come and practice their reading skills with a dog in "Barks and Books," from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Glendale Central Library's Children's Rooms, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. For more information, call (818) 548-2035.
February 23, 2007
Crescenta Valley High School alumnus Jim Goffredo, now a senior guard for the Harvard basketball team, has been named to the ESPN the Magazine District 1 All-Academic First Team. It marks the third consecutive year that a member of the Crimson basketball team has earned first team honors. The four other members of team includes Cornell's Graham Dow, Clumbia's Ben Nwachukwu, Canisius' Charles Harris and Vermont's Martin Klimes. Goffredo and the others will advance to the national ballot for Academic All-America consideration.
April 27, 2007
Glendale Quilt Guild meetings are the second Wednesday of each month at the Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard, at 7 p.m. following social hour at 6:30 p.m. The program lecture is Imagination and Inspiration . Speaker Judy Sisneros will present about 50 quilts, old and new. The meetings are free to members. The fee for non-members is $5. For information visit www.glendalequiltguild.org or call 888-337-8458. The May workshop will be on Saturday, May 12 at 9 a.m. and is titled Patch Pizazz ?
May 10, 2008
St. Francis High junior boys’ tennis standout Vinni Lodolo made history on Wednesday afternoon at the Studio City Tennis Center. Lodolo broke Harvard-Westlake’s decade-long streak of Mission League individual champions when he won the league singles crown. He bested Wolverines No. 2 singles player Matt Wagner, 6-3, 3-6, 10-4 for the championship. In the semifinal, which he advanced to a season prior, Lodolo, the tournament’s top seed, defeated Wolverines No. 3 player Andrew Berman, 6-1, 6-0. A Harvard-Westlake player had won the tournament every year since 1998.
April 7, 2006
Kyle Chen, a senior from La Canada High School, will present a violin senior recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13 in La Cañada High School Auditorium. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend. Chen's recital will feature selected pieces from Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Lalo, Wieniawski and Stravinsky. Chen has a natural sensibility to delight audiences with his incisive and imaginative performances. He is not only bright but also ingenious, and unique. In addition to his solo achievements, Chen is also a major player in many orchestras from local, state and national level.
April 15, 2010
SOFTBALL Flintridge Prep 15, Chadwick 2: Denise van der Goot hit a home run and drove in three runs Wednesday to lead the visiting Rebels in a Prep League contest. She also struck out eight and picked up the win in the circle to improve to 4-4. Flintridge Prep (6-6 and 3-1 in league) finished with 16 hits. Emma Vine contributed four hits and drove in three runs and scored four times for Flintridge Prep, which received three hits from Charlotte Kay and got a pair of RBIs from Sydney Golombeck.