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By Grant Gordon | March 1, 2008
NORTHWEST GLENDALE ? It didn?t take too long for the Hoover High baseball team to show things have changed from last season to this. Down two runs after the top of the first inning, the Tornadoes roared back with an extra-base hitting display to go with flawless defense. Ten hits, including three home runs, added up to a 9-4 win against Western Christian on Friday afternoon at Hoover High in pool play of the Arcadia Elks Tournament. ?Last year, we would?ve folded,? said Hoover Coach Jim Delzell, whose team lost seven of its first eight games last season en route to a 7-14 record.
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June 30, 2001
Saro Sarkisian La Puente -- After the La Canada Spartans girls' basketball team took the floor against the Western Christian Fighting Lancers Friday in a Bishop Amat Summer Classic game, it was evident it had one thing on it's mind, defense. The Spartans swarming defense forced 28 turnovers and allowed four second half Fighting Lancer points, to cruise to a 37-14 victory. "It was probably one of the best defensive efforts we've had," Spartans Coach Tamar Hill said.
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February 19, 2001
Hamlet Nalbandyan LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- Flintridge Prep girls' basketball Coach Kenny Fisher knew he had to change things up at halftime of his CIF Southern Section Division VAA first-round playoff game against visiting Covina Western Christian. The Rebels trailed by eight and had shot a dismal four of 29 (13.8%) from the field in the opening 16 minutes, all due to the fact that they were forced to play a half-court game, which accommodated the bigger Lancers.
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By Grant Gordon | February 15, 2007
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — The feel-good story of the Holy Family soccer team making its first-ever trip to the CIF playoffs encountered its first speed bump on Monday afternoon. That's when the Gaels found out they'd be hosting Western Christian in Wednesday's Division VI wild-card match at the Glendale Sports Complex. "I knew it was going to be a tough game as soon as I found out who we were playing," first-year Holy Family Coach Marco Calderon said. The Lancers just happen to be the defending Division VI co-champions and on Wednesday afternoon, they showcased their championship experience against the rookie Gaels to the tune of an overwhelming 10-0 victory.
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May 31, 2005
Charles Rich Flintridge Prep softball Coach Anne Konrad can't make heads or tails with how the CIF Southern Section Division V brackets have played out since the playoffs began May 20. There have been plenty of surprises along the way. The four seeded teams have all been eliminated, paving the way for Flintridge Prep and three squads from the Christian League to battle for a division championship. That's the biggest plus for Konrad and the Rebels.
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December 29, 2004
Charles Rich Kevin Peterson might be the best-suited figure to shape the persona of the St. Francis High basketball team. The Golden Knights have begun the season with a bang thanks to the aggressive play of Peterson, a 6-foot-5 junior forward who looked in mint condition. He had the numbers Tuesday night to support the Golden Knights yet again. Peterson had eight points, 10 rebounds and four steals to lead St. Francis to a 62-47 win against Western Christian in a pool-play game of the Village Christian Tournament.
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June 2, 2005
Flintridge Prep softball championship game set Flintridge Prep will meet Pomona Catholic in the CIF Southern Section Division V championship game at 10 a.m. Saturday at Deanne Manning Stadium in Irvine. Unseeded Flintridge Prep (15-4), which tied for second in the Prep League, will make its first appearance in a championship game after recording a 1-0 home victory against Western Christian in a semifinal game Tuesday. It will take on Pomona Catholic (21-6)
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June 4, 2005
Edgar Melik-Stepanyan Anne Konrad said her team is nervous, and three of her players agreed. The Flintridge Prep softball team might have said it is tense entering today's 10 a.m. CIF Southern Section Division V championship game against Pomona Catholic, but the Rebels sure didn't look nervous a day before the game. They were too busy tackling each other, cracking jokes and watching a game of Ultimate Frisbee on the football field. In between tackles and jokes, the Rebels (15-4)
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By Gabriel Rizk | November 21, 2009
GLENDALE — The rugged three-mile course at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut is the postseason proving ground for high school cross-country teams. As the site of today’s 2009 CIF Southern Section Cross Country Championships, it serves as both a battleground for CIF divisional titles and a springboard to the CIF state meet for those teams and individuals that perform well enough. Flintridge Prep’s boys’ and girls’ teams, as well as Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, will be looking to contend in their respective divisions and move their squads on to the Nov. 28 state meet at Woodward Park in Fresno with at least a top-seven finish.
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June 1, 2005
Grant Gordon Something colossally tragic or amazingly unforgettable was at hand. Within the right arm of Flintridge Prep senior hurler Jenna Schachtner came the unforgettable ... once again. A berth in the CIF Southern Section Division V final on the line, Schachtner faced a bases loaded situation with no outs in the top of the seventh inning. -- BOX SCORE -- -- West. Christian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 2 0 Flintridge Prep 0 0 1 0 0 0 x -- 1 2 0 -- -- West.
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By Gabriel Rizk | November 21, 2009
GLENDALE — The rugged three-mile course at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut is the postseason proving ground for high school cross-country teams. As the site of today’s 2009 CIF Southern Section Cross Country Championships, it serves as both a battleground for CIF divisional titles and a springboard to the CIF state meet for those teams and individuals that perform well enough. Flintridge Prep’s boys’ and girls’ teams, as well as Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, will be looking to contend in their respective divisions and move their squads on to the Nov. 28 state meet at Woodward Park in Fresno with at least a top-seven finish.
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By Grant Gordon | May 7, 2008
GLENDALE ? A new chapter in Hoover High football was officially opened on Tuesday afternoon, as Chris Long became the Tornadoes head football coach. ?How do you create that buzz?? was one of Hoover Principal Kevin Welsh?s biggest concerns when interviewing potential candidates. ?Chris had great responses. ?We felt, without a doubt, he was a great match for Hoover High football.? Those responses included not just improving the Hoover program on the field, but recruiting players from on campus, getting parents and the student body more involved and fundraising.
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By Grant Gordon | March 1, 2008
NORTHWEST GLENDALE ? It didn?t take too long for the Hoover High baseball team to show things have changed from last season to this. Down two runs after the top of the first inning, the Tornadoes roared back with an extra-base hitting display to go with flawless defense. Ten hits, including three home runs, added up to a 9-4 win against Western Christian on Friday afternoon at Hoover High in pool play of the Arcadia Elks Tournament. ?Last year, we would?ve folded,? said Hoover Coach Jim Delzell, whose team lost seven of its first eight games last season en route to a 7-14 record.
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By Grant Gordon | February 15, 2007
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — The feel-good story of the Holy Family soccer team making its first-ever trip to the CIF playoffs encountered its first speed bump on Monday afternoon. That's when the Gaels found out they'd be hosting Western Christian in Wednesday's Division VI wild-card match at the Glendale Sports Complex. "I knew it was going to be a tough game as soon as I found out who we were playing," first-year Holy Family Coach Marco Calderon said. The Lancers just happen to be the defending Division VI co-champions and on Wednesday afternoon, they showcased their championship experience against the rookie Gaels to the tune of an overwhelming 10-0 victory.
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June 4, 2005
Edgar Melik-Stepanyan Anne Konrad said her team is nervous, and three of her players agreed. The Flintridge Prep softball team might have said it is tense entering today's 10 a.m. CIF Southern Section Division V championship game against Pomona Catholic, but the Rebels sure didn't look nervous a day before the game. They were too busy tackling each other, cracking jokes and watching a game of Ultimate Frisbee on the football field. In between tackles and jokes, the Rebels (15-4)
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June 2, 2005
Flintridge Prep softball championship game set Flintridge Prep will meet Pomona Catholic in the CIF Southern Section Division V championship game at 10 a.m. Saturday at Deanne Manning Stadium in Irvine. Unseeded Flintridge Prep (15-4), which tied for second in the Prep League, will make its first appearance in a championship game after recording a 1-0 home victory against Western Christian in a semifinal game Tuesday. It will take on Pomona Catholic (21-6)
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June 1, 2005
Grant Gordon Something colossally tragic or amazingly unforgettable was at hand. Within the right arm of Flintridge Prep senior hurler Jenna Schachtner came the unforgettable ... once again. A berth in the CIF Southern Section Division V final on the line, Schachtner faced a bases loaded situation with no outs in the top of the seventh inning. -- BOX SCORE -- -- West. Christian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 2 0 Flintridge Prep 0 0 1 0 0 0 x -- 1 2 0 -- -- West.
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May 31, 2005
Charles Rich Flintridge Prep softball Coach Anne Konrad can't make heads or tails with how the CIF Southern Section Division V brackets have played out since the playoffs began May 20. There have been plenty of surprises along the way. The four seeded teams have all been eliminated, paving the way for Flintridge Prep and three squads from the Christian League to battle for a division championship. That's the biggest plus for Konrad and the Rebels.
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May 31, 2005
Charles Rich She's the consummate leadoff hitter, constantly causing trouble at the plate and on the basepaths. In the dugout, she's a character that's found ways to keep her teammates ticking. She's been one of the chief catalysts behind Flintridge Prep's surprising run deep into the CIF Southern Section Division V playoffs. Meet Flintridge Prep senior shortstop Rachel Gray, who's played the game with a magnetic personality. There have been many reasons behind the success of Flintridge Prep's sojourn in the playoffs, starting with three shutout efforts from senior pitcher Jenna Schachtner.
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