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By Grant Gordon | March 25, 2010
With the unprecedented success of the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer team?s past season, unprecedented accolades have come as well. Five Tologs ? Natalie Zeenni, Katie Johnson, Breeana Koemans, Alexa Montgomery and Sarah Teegarden ? were selected to the All-CIF Southern Section Division II squad, which was announced on Monday. ?I?m excited for the kids,? said Tologs co-Coach Frank Pace. ?Five kids to make All-CIF is pretty great.? Zeenni and Rose Johnson were both selected last season, while Sacred Heart?
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | June 29, 2011
GLENDALE —Denise van der Goot showed the local audiences throughout the season how dominating she can be while standing in the circle. Her respective body of work also gained recognition outside the area, as well, after she turned in a fine senior season. Flintridge Prep's van der Goot closed out her high school career with an All-CIF Southern Section Division VI first-team accolade. Van der Goot had a stellar overall campaign, going 11-2 in 16 appearances with a 1.18 earned-run average.
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By Gabriel Rizk News-Press | January 31, 2008
As he narrows down the field of possible college destinations in preparation for the next phase of his football career, St. Francis High senior two-way standout Alex Reitnouer can add one more prestigious high school accolade to his collection. Reitnouer, recently named the Mission League Most Valuable Lineman, was announced last Thursday as the only All-CIF selection from the Golden Knights, much less the area. It was his first such honor. “It’s really cool,” said Reitnouer, who is currently on a recruiting trip at Washington State University.
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By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | June 16, 2011
Matt Faber and Sean Mintie will probably be best be remembered for delivering La Cañada High its first CIF Southern Section Division boys' basketball championship in 19 years. However, the pair teamed up again after the team's championship run to form a feared force in the middle for the Spartans boys' volleyball team this past season. Both Faber and Mintie were honored for their play with first- and second-team All-Rio Hondo League honors, respectively. La Cañada Coach David Woo knows both of the senior middle blockers served as pillars for the Spartans in what turned out to be an underwhelming season.
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By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | January 6, 2011
La Cañada High girls' volleyball player Eirene Kim and Jack Depew, of the Spartans boys' water polo team, led their respective teams in two ways this season. Along with leading by example on the court, the two also were tops on their respective squads statistically. The efforts of Kim and Depew didn't go unnoticed when the All-CIF Southern Section teams were released, as both Spartans were elected to their divisions All-CIF first teams. The Spartans girls' volleyball team depended on Kim to anchor the back line, where her defensive prowess at libero balanced out the squad's fierce offensive attack.
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By Charles Rich | March 15, 2007
For all of the nagging injuries that the Flintridge Prep boys' and girls' soccer teams suffered this season, there's optimism for the future with many players expected to return to their respective squads next year. Flintridge Prep's boys' team failed to qualify for the CIF Southern Section Division III playoffs this season, while the girls' team made a postseason appearance. In both cases, several athletes made significant contributions to their teams and earned All-Prep League accolades.
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By Andrew J. Campa, andrew.campa@latimes.com | June 29, 2012
Even though the Pasadena Poly and Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball teams enjoyed different levels of success during the 2012 season, both squads were nearly on even footing on the Prep League awards list. The Prep League runner-up Panthers garnered four total awards, including senior Michael Saeta being named the co-most valuable player along with Chadwick's James Lenihan, while the fourth-place Rebels merited three total selections on the first and second teams. "Taking a look at the season, I definitely believe there are areas where we could have improved and matches we could have won," Poly first-year Coach Mark Mina said.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | January 23, 2014
As a sophomore, Dylan Crawford wasn't afraid to showcase his talents against opponents a year or two older than him. The St. Francis High football player seemed to fit in comfortably with the Golden Knights, who instantly made the wide receiver one of their primary targets each week. In helping St. Francis go 10-3, 3-2 in the ultra-competitive Mission League this season, Crawford caught 54 passes for 993 yards and 10 touchdowns to play a vital role in the Golden Knights advancing to the CIF Southern Section Western Division semifinals.
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By Ruth Longoria | April 9, 2009
The caring compassionate nature of this week’s Valley Sun All- Star is what makes her a standout in this community, said Christie Frandsen, leader of La Cañada Girl Scout Troop No. 363. Frandsen is referring to Sarah Olson, 14, a freshman at La Cañada High School, and a scout in Frandsen’s troop for about 10 years now. “I’ve loved watching Sarah grow into a beautiful, beautiful young woman. She is a fantastic girl and probably the most compassionate young girl I’ve ever met,” Frandsen said.
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By Charles Rich | June 10, 2010
Since the first pitch of the season, Flintridge Prep baseball Coach Buzz Cook relied on a quintet of players to help transform the Rebels into one of the top teams in the Prep League. Given various responsibilities, each of them met Cook's expectations. Flintridge Prep finished second in league behind Pasadena Poly and advanced to the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division VI playoffs. Because of the performances turned in by the group, each earned a spot on the all-league team as voted on by the league's five coaches.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | January 23, 2014
As a sophomore, Dylan Crawford wasn't afraid to showcase his talents against opponents a year or two older than him. The St. Francis High football player seemed to fit in comfortably with the Golden Knights, who instantly made the wide receiver one of their primary targets each week. In helping St. Francis go 10-3, 3-2 in the ultra-competitive Mission League this season, Crawford caught 54 passes for 993 yards and 10 touchdowns to play a vital role in the Golden Knights advancing to the CIF Southern Section Western Division semifinals.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | January 13, 2014
En route to a 10-win season and a trip to the CIF Southern Section Western Division semifinals, a handful of St. Francis High football players caught the attention of many coaches around the division. For six St. Francis athletes, their bodies of work were recognized Monday when the All-CIF Southern Section office unveiled the elite players from each of the 13 divisions. St. Francis finished 10-3, 3-2 in the Mission League in 2013 after going 4-7 the previous season. Such a quick turnaround was attributed to the vast contributions made by Ty Gangi, Joe Mudie, John Carroll, Trevor Provencio, Dylan Crawford and Marko Tinoco, all of whom were bestowed with All-CIF Western Division recognition.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | January 3, 2014
With an experienced personnel in place, things appeared promising for the St. Francis High football team entering the 2013 season. After going 4-7 in 2012, the Golden Knights regrouped to go 10-3, 3-2 for third place in the grueling Mission League, before surging to the CIF Southern Section Western Division semifinals. Simply put, with a prolific offense and steady defense, the Golden Knights earned plenty of attention on the field from their league opponents and coaching staffs.
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From Staff Reports | December 5, 2013
Fresh off a third-place finish in the Rio Hondo League and an appearance in the CIF Southern Section Mid-Valley Division playoffs, the La Cañada High football team had 11 players pick up all-league honors as voted on by the league's six coaches. Senior running back Jadon Henry and senior lineman D'Andre Sims earned spots on the first-team offense. Henry rushed for 478 yards in 55 carries and five touchdowns. Senior defensive lineman Guillermo Padilla and junior defensive back Samuel Brown were selected to the first-team defense.
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By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | June 11, 2013
Turnaround seasons were exactly what the Flintridge Prep and La Cañada High baseball teams enjoyed this past year. The Rebels and Spartans each relied on their senior leaders - Karlsen Termini and Clayton Herrmann - to lead them to success in their leagues and CIF. Those standouts were rewarded with their first All-CIF first-team distinctions after the CIF Southern Section office unveiled the first teams for the seven divisions on Tuesday afternoon....
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By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | September 5, 2012
The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level. Christian Bergman (St. Francis High, 2006) starting pitcher, Modesto Nuts: While the former Golden Knight hit a few bumps in the road this year, it was still impossible to deny what a great year it he had. It showed Wednesday when Bergman was named the California League Pitcher of the Year. He followed that up by winning his league-high 16th game of the year over the Stockton Ports, 5-2. He gave up seven hits, a walk, two runs - both coming on home runs in the second inning - and struck out three through six innings to increase his record to 16-5 and become just the second player to notch 16 wins in the history of the Nuts, the class-A advanced affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, according to the Modesto Bee. “This was a solid day,” Bergman told the Modesto Bee Wednesday.
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By Andrew J. Campa, andrew.campa@latimes.com | June 29, 2012
Even though the Pasadena Poly and Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball teams enjoyed different levels of success during the 2012 season, both squads were nearly on even footing on the Prep League awards list. The Prep League runner-up Panthers garnered four total awards, including senior Michael Saeta being named the co-most valuable player along with Chadwick's James Lenihan, while the fourth-place Rebels merited three total selections on the first and second teams. "Taking a look at the season, I definitely believe there are areas where we could have improved and matches we could have won," Poly first-year Coach Mark Mina said.
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By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | June 20, 2012
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Nick Gentili (St. Francis High, 2009) junior, Pomona-Pitzer baseball: Gentili put himself in the conversation as one of the best offensive players in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference this year, as he cracked the league's leader board in several statistics. Gentili was named to the All-West Region second team by the American Baseball Coaches Assn. on June 4 after he posted a team-high .401 batting average (59 for 147)
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By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | June 12, 2012
A quick look at how both first innings played out reveals why the La Cañada High softball team's past two CIF Southern Section Division V championship games were so different. In 2011, the Spartans loaded the bases with one out but couldn't push a run across after Beaumont pitcher Alyssa Fuimaono struck out two straight pitchers. Catherine Horner put La Cañada in position for an early lead again this year in a rematch with the Cougars when she led the game off with a single.
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By Grant Gordon | March 20, 2012
While much of the story this season for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy girls' soccer unfortunately centered around injuries and missing players, it very much also showcased the talents and leadership of two of its seniors and Breeana Koemans and Katelyn Almeida were recognized for those contributions on Monday afternoon with the release of the All-CIF girls' soccer teams. Koemans was an All-CIF Division I first-team selection, while Almeida was a third-team honoree. They were joined by the Flintridge Prep defensive duo of Whitney Cohen and Abby Letts, who, like the Tologs, saw their seasons end abruptly in the first round of the playoffs, but their talents stood out enough to grab first- and third-team honors in Division III, respectively.
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