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By Charles Rich | April 11, 2009
GLENDALE — The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level .   Evan Simonitsch (St. Francis High, 2007) redshirt freshman outfielder, Loyola Marymount University baseball: Simonitsch, who helped the Golden Knights advance to the CIF Southern Section Division II championship contest in 2006, had a drag-bunt single and stole a base Thursday in Loyola’s 12-3 victory against University of San Francisco in a West Coast Conference home contest.
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November 14, 2002
Erik Boal Editor's note: In an effort to keep track of local high school athletes who now compete in college, the News-Press will devote space twice a week, usually Mondays and Thursdays, to an update. GLENDALE -- Lauren Arase (La Canada, 1999) senior goalkeeper, University of Portland women's soccer -- With Monday's announcement of the field of 64 teams for the NCAA Division I women's soccer championship tournament, Arase and her teammates began their quest for the College Cup, which they fell just short of last year with a 2-1 loss to North Carolina in the national semifinal.
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May 20, 2005
Robert Herrold passed away Monday, May 9. After serving in the U.S. military during the Korean war, he returned to Glendale and began officiating public municipal basketball games. His love of basketball inspired him to become a college basketball official for more than 30 years. He was honored to work two NCAA championship games. Robert retired from the court to the courtside, becoming supervisor of officials for the West Coast Conference. He also brought the excitement of basketball to Europe during the 1970s to help form the European Basketball League.
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By News-Press Staff | March 9, 2007
GLENDALE — Former Crescenta Valley High basketball and football standout Brad Holland will not be returning to his post as the University of San Diego head men's basketball coach, as announced by the university on Thursday. "Brad Holland will not return as head men's basketball coach next season," stated Ky Snyder, USD Executive Director of Athletics in a press release. "Brad has represented the university well and we appreciate his contributions over the years. We'll begin conducting a national search immediately."
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March 21, 2003
Stanford edges past San Diego in NCAA Tourney University of San Diego men's basketball Coach Brad Holland, a 1975 Crescenta Valley High graduate, had his team on the cusp of pulling off a major upset. Unfortunately for Holland, the 13th-seeded Toreros fell Thursday to No. 4 Stanford, 77-69, in the first round of the South Regional in Spokane, Wash. San Diego (18-12) made its first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 1987 after it captured the West Coast Conference championship March 10. Stanford's Matt Lottich scored 17 points and made a three-point shot with 49.7 seconds left to eliminate San Diego.
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October 17, 2002
Erik Boal In an effort to keep track of local high school athletes who now compete in college, the News-Press will devote space twice a week, usually Mondays and Thursdays, to an update: Jessica Hanson (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 2002) freshman midfielder, Loyola Marymount University women's soccer -- The Lions continued their remarkable turnaround from last season -- during which they posted a 7-10 record -- knocking off previously unbeaten Pepperdine, 1-0, on Sunday to improve to 8-3-2, 1-0 in West Coast Conference, and the 2002 News-Press All-Area Player of the Year has been at the heart of the team's success.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | March 27, 2014
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Elliot Surrey (Crescenta Valley High, 2012) UC Irvine pitcher sophomore: Surrey proved he could dominate on the mound at the high school level, earning All-Pacific League and All-CIF accolades multiple times. Now, Surrey is looking to elevate his talent with an Irvine squad that's gotten off to a strong start. Surrey's last appearance proved to be his best thus far. The left-hander tossed his first complete game of the season Saturday, striking out six and scattering four hits to help propel host Irvine to a 4-0 nonconference win against Grand Canyon University.
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By Charles Rich | April 6, 2006
GLENDALE ? Michelle Summers (Hoover, 2004), sophomore utility player, Southeast Missouri State University softball ? Summers had one hit and drove in two runs to propel the Redhawks to a 9-0 victory against host Saint Louis University on Tuesday. Through Tuesday, Summers was batting .372 with a team-high nine home runs and 26 runs batted in. She also leads the team with 42 hits, including eight doubles and 26 runs scored in 31 games. Summers, a News-Press All-Area first-team selection in 2004, was named the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week for her performance from March 20-26.
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December 1, 2000
Chuck Benedict Bob Herrold's life began at Glendale Memorial Hospital and it continues now in retirement in a home he built in Auberry, a scenic foothills town northeast of Fresno. With five children scattered, Bob and Elaine Herrold this year celebrate their 48th wedding anniversary in a house of their own design, delightfully located near Sequoia and Yosemite. But the path between eras and locations has been fascinating for one of the west coast's top basketball officials.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | October 5, 2011
The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level. Rian Younker (St. Francis High, 2009) junior, defensive lineman, California Lutheran University football: The former All-Area and All-Mission League pick turned in an impressive performance for the Kingsmen on Saturday in their Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener. Playing their first night home game in program history, the Kingsmen overcame a 24-point deficit to rally for a 28-24 victory against visiting University of Redlands.
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By Grant Gordon, grant.gordon@latimes.com | April 3, 2014
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Coltrane Powdrill (Crescenta Valley High, 2010) Cal Lutheran basketball: In his first season with the Kingsmen, Powdrill made an immediate impact and his postseason haul of accolades showed it. The former All-Area Boys' Basketball Player of the Year was named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Newcomer of the Year after transferring in from...
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | March 27, 2014
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Elliot Surrey (Crescenta Valley High, 2012) UC Irvine pitcher sophomore: Surrey proved he could dominate on the mound at the high school level, earning All-Pacific League and All-CIF accolades multiple times. Now, Surrey is looking to elevate his talent with an Irvine squad that's gotten off to a strong start. Surrey's last appearance proved to be his best thus far. The left-hander tossed his first complete game of the season Saturday, striking out six and scattering four hits to help propel host Irvine to a 4-0 nonconference win against Grand Canyon University.
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By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | March 27, 2013
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Alex Sarkissian (Glendale Community College, 2011) redshirt junior, Pepperdine University men's tennis: After blowing away the competition with the Vaqueros, Sarkissian has shown he stacks up against NCAA competition at Pepperdine. The Waves are currently on a four-match winning streak and ranked sixth in NCAA Division I with a 14-4, 1-0 in West Coast Conference record and Sarkissian, a Glendale native, has also been in top form as of late with wins in his last four singles matches that have him at 11-3 on the year.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | October 5, 2011
The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level. Rian Younker (St. Francis High, 2009) junior, defensive lineman, California Lutheran University football: The former All-Area and All-Mission League pick turned in an impressive performance for the Kingsmen on Saturday in their Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener. Playing their first night home game in program history, the Kingsmen overcame a 24-point deficit to rally for a 28-24 victory against visiting University of Redlands.
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By Charles Rich | April 11, 2009
GLENDALE — The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level .   Evan Simonitsch (St. Francis High, 2007) redshirt freshman outfielder, Loyola Marymount University baseball: Simonitsch, who helped the Golden Knights advance to the CIF Southern Section Division II championship contest in 2006, had a drag-bunt single and stole a base Thursday in Loyola’s 12-3 victory against University of San Francisco in a West Coast Conference home contest.
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By News-Press Staff | March 9, 2007
GLENDALE — Former Crescenta Valley High basketball and football standout Brad Holland will not be returning to his post as the University of San Diego head men's basketball coach, as announced by the university on Thursday. "Brad Holland will not return as head men's basketball coach next season," stated Ky Snyder, USD Executive Director of Athletics in a press release. "Brad has represented the university well and we appreciate his contributions over the years. We'll begin conducting a national search immediately."
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By Charles Rich | April 6, 2006
GLENDALE ? Michelle Summers (Hoover, 2004), sophomore utility player, Southeast Missouri State University softball ? Summers had one hit and drove in two runs to propel the Redhawks to a 9-0 victory against host Saint Louis University on Tuesday. Through Tuesday, Summers was batting .372 with a team-high nine home runs and 26 runs batted in. She also leads the team with 42 hits, including eight doubles and 26 runs scored in 31 games. Summers, a News-Press All-Area first-team selection in 2004, was named the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week for her performance from March 20-26.
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May 20, 2005
Robert Herrold passed away Monday, May 9. After serving in the U.S. military during the Korean war, he returned to Glendale and began officiating public municipal basketball games. His love of basketball inspired him to become a college basketball official for more than 30 years. He was honored to work two NCAA championship games. Robert retired from the court to the courtside, becoming supervisor of officials for the West Coast Conference. He also brought the excitement of basketball to Europe during the 1970s to help form the European Basketball League.
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March 21, 2003
Stanford edges past San Diego in NCAA Tourney University of San Diego men's basketball Coach Brad Holland, a 1975 Crescenta Valley High graduate, had his team on the cusp of pulling off a major upset. Unfortunately for Holland, the 13th-seeded Toreros fell Thursday to No. 4 Stanford, 77-69, in the first round of the South Regional in Spokane, Wash. San Diego (18-12) made its first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 1987 after it captured the West Coast Conference championship March 10. Stanford's Matt Lottich scored 17 points and made a three-point shot with 49.7 seconds left to eliminate San Diego.
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November 14, 2002
Erik Boal Editor's note: In an effort to keep track of local high school athletes who now compete in college, the News-Press will devote space twice a week, usually Mondays and Thursdays, to an update. GLENDALE -- Lauren Arase (La Canada, 1999) senior goalkeeper, University of Portland women's soccer -- With Monday's announcement of the field of 64 teams for the NCAA Division I women's soccer championship tournament, Arase and her teammates began their quest for the College Cup, which they fell just short of last year with a 2-1 loss to North Carolina in the national semifinal.
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