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By Mary O’Keefe | April 3, 2008
Mountain Avenue Elementary was Surf City, USA on Friday night as dads and their little surfer girl daughters enjoyed a night of hula-hoop races and California dreamin’ music at the Daddy Daughter Dance sponsored by Girls Scout Troop 943. The Girl Scouts decided that a daddy daughter dance was a great way to raise money for their troop and for a worthy cause; a portion of the money raised was donated to Save the Whales foundation. The beach party theme was complete with tropical decorations and dads dressed in their best Hawaiian shirts.
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October 25, 2007
La Cañada Cougars win championship The La Cañada Cougars 10-and-under boys’ baseball team played in the 2007 SoCal Super Series Surf City World Series Qualifier Tournament in Huntington Beach Oct. 6 and 7, winning the championship and qualifying for the 2007 Winter National Championship Tournament in Arizona. The Cougars won their four games with great pitching and hitting. The team includes 11 boys (eight from La Cañada and three from La Crescenta): Matthew Pasion, Dacota Cummins, Ray Kim, Davis Browning, Patrick Gilligan, Charlie Bednar, David Yoon, A.J. Absy, Brady Soper, Robb Lovelace and Chris Larsen.
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May 24, 2007
A dedicated team of seventh and eighth grade girls from La Cañada High School has been competing at the varsity level of high school lacrosse for the past season. Led by Head Coach Alison Dodson, the girls have proved their talent, boasting an amazing 9-0 undefeated season. The Spartans 7/8 girls' lacrosse team joined to play with the San Gabriel Valley Warriors lacrosse team to win the high school division of the Surf City Lacrosse Tournament at the beautiful Huntington Beach Sports Complex over Mother's Day weekend.
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July 31, 2008
The La Cañada Cougars 10-and-under baseball travel team took home the Silver Medal, finishing in second place at the prestigious 2008 California State Games, July 11-13, in San Diego. Pool play began Saturday morning with a close opening game that resulted in a 5-5 tie with the Cherokees. Impressive pitching by Michael Calmette kept the game close. The Cougars had a chance to win in the bottom of the sixth with players on second and third base and one out, but could not capitalize on the opportunity.
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By CARY ORDWAY | January 4, 2006
The end of another great travel year is upon us and it's time to look back and reflect upon the California adventures that have taken us from the sea to the mountains to the valleys...well, let's just say we would have no trouble writing a song and calling it "California, the Beautiful." In our travels up, down and across the Golden State, we've made many discoveries over the past year. And, like previous years, we are devoting the last column of the year to handing out the coveted Cary Awards -- our picks for the best, most unique and most memorable of our many California getaways during 2005.
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By Mary O’Keefe | April 3, 2008
Mountain Avenue Elementary was Surf City, USA on Friday night as dads and their little surfer girl daughters enjoyed a night of hula-hoop races and California dreamin’ music at the Daddy Daughter Dance sponsored by Girls Scout Troop 943. The Girl Scouts decided that a daddy daughter dance was a great way to raise money for their troop and for a worthy cause; a portion of the money raised was donated to Save the Whales foundation. The beach party theme was complete with tropical decorations and dads dressed in their best Hawaiian shirts.
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