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By Ruth Longoria | November 13, 2008
Whether she’s engaged in a competitive water polo game with La Cañada High School or in Mexico helping to build houses for those less fortunate, this week’s Valley Sun All Star puts her heart and dedication into her every mission. LCHS junior Julia Rowe was nominated to be a Valley Sun All-Star by La Cañada resident Anne Tryba, who knows Rowe through Girl Scouts. Tryba said Rowe is worthy of recognition because she’s “a leader in so many ways.” Rowe and her family moved to La Cañada from Sunland when she was 11 months old. She is the daughter of Monica Heath and John Rowe.
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December 22, 2005
The honors just keep coming for the CIF Southern Section Division III champion La Cañada High varsity water polo team and coach Larry Naeve. Naeve was named Coach of the Year and junior Devon Borisoff was acknowledged as Player of the Year in All-CIF SS Division III water polo selections released last week by the local CIF office. Other picks were seniors Jordan Thompson, Gamal Rady and Doug McNeese for the All-CIF First Team, sophomores Nathaniel Vail and Max Scott for All-CIF Second Team and goalie John Rowe, a junior, for the All-CIF Third Team.
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December 22, 2005
In unofficial individual statistics released by La Cañada varsity water polo coach Larry Naeve, seniors Jordan Thompson and Gamal Rady scored the most goals this season for the CIF Southern Section Division III champion Spartans. Thompson and Ramal both scored 93 goals to top the La Cañada offense. Senior Doug McNeese was next with 79 goals. Junior Devon Borisoff followed with 55 goals. Sophomore Nathaniel Vail had 31 goals and sophomore Max Scott hit the net 24 times. Sophomore Mike Scott added 11 scores.
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September 21, 2006
A strong second half performance helped the La Cañada varsity water polo team break up a close match and outdistance rival Montebello, 15-7, in nonleague action at the Commerce Aquatorium on Sept. 13. The 1-0 Spartans started the 2006 season with a victory and attempted to extend their winning streak to two games on Tuesday against Harvard-Westlake at the Pasadena City College Pool. Results were not available at press time. La Cañada will participate in the Newport Harbor Tournament today (Thursday)
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By Ralph Saenz | November 23, 2005
It was a battle, but the Spartans overcame a tough opponent on Monday evening at the Belmont Plaza Pool in Long Beach to win the CIF Southern Section Division III Championship. La Cañada (26-7) outlasted an old and worthy foe, the Montebello Oilers, 14-11, to win their first CIF title since 1999 and their fourth under coach Larry Naeve. It was a revenge win for La Cañada as the Oilers knocked the Spartans out of the playoffs last season in the semifinals. "It feels great to win the title," said Naeve in a telephone interview.
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December 14, 2006
A number of La Cañada High athletes have been named to All-Rio Hondo League lists in various fall sports including senior running back LaVelle Peterson who was named the league's Co-Most Valuable Player in football and senior Devon Borisoff was named MVP in boys' water polo. Peterson, who set several school records in football in his two years on the Spartans' varsity, will share the award with Temple City running back Dwight Broadnax. Other awards went to local athletes in football, boys' water polo and girls' volleyball.
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October 13, 2005
A five-goal effort in the first quarter of a nonleague game against visiting Mira Costa at Pasadena City College last Saturday enabled the La Cañada High boys' varsity water polo team to come up with a 12-8 victory. The Spartans led 5-2 after the first quarter, 6-3 and the half and 10-6 after three quarters. Seniors Doug McNeese and Jordan Thompson led La Cañada in scoring with three goals each. Contributing two goals apiece were senior Gamal Rady and junior Devon Borisoff.
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May 4, 2006
Some 40 scouts, plus many family members, friends and dignitaries gathered on April 2 at the Episcopal Church of St. George in La Cañada to honor the three latest young men to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout in Troop 502's 66-year history. Honored were Travis Barnes, John Rowe and Joseph Schwartz. Rowe had the honor of being the troop's 100th Eagle Scout, with Barnes being the 99th and Schwartz being the 101st. Joining the scouts was Thomas Bunn Jr., who 60 years ago was the troop's first Eagle Scout.
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November 23, 2006
May be it was luck or may be it was fate. But whatever it was, the La Cañada boys' varsity water polo team found itself in the CIF Southern Section Division III championship game for the second year in a row against the same opponent. The Spartans disposed of Whittier,10-4, in the semifinals at the Pasadena City College Pool last Thursday afternoon. In an earlier semifinals contest, Montebello squeezed by Damien, 11-10, to set up the championship rematch at the Belmont Plaza Pool in Long Beach on Monday afternoon.
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November 17, 2005
A seven-goal second quarter helped the La Cañada boys' varsity water polo team leap over nearby rival Crescenta Valley, 17-7, in the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section Division III playoffs at Burbank High on Tuesday. The Spartans, who improved to 24-7, will host Mira Costa in a semifinal match tomorrow (Friday) at 5 p.m. at the Pasadena City College pool. CV ends its season with a 21-9 record. La Cañada led only 3-0 after the first quarter, but went on a tear in the second quarter to lead 10-2 at the half.
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By Ruth Longoria | November 13, 2008
Whether she’s engaged in a competitive water polo game with La Cañada High School or in Mexico helping to build houses for those less fortunate, this week’s Valley Sun All Star puts her heart and dedication into her every mission. LCHS junior Julia Rowe was nominated to be a Valley Sun All-Star by La Cañada resident Anne Tryba, who knows Rowe through Girl Scouts. Tryba said Rowe is worthy of recognition because she’s “a leader in so many ways.” Rowe and her family moved to La Cañada from Sunland when she was 11 months old. She is the daughter of Monica Heath and John Rowe.
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