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April 8, 2004
The Platinum All Star Cheerleading Team, a local youth organization that is planning to expand its area of operation to include more talented performers, will conduct tryouts for the 2004-2005 season at Crescenta Valley High tonight (Thursday) and tomorrow (Friday). The tryouts will take place in the Falcon Hall classroom on campus from 7-9 p.m. each evening. No dance or cheerleading experience is required. The Platinum All Stars were established in October 200 with the purpose of putting together the most dedicated and committed competitive cheer team the San Gabriel Valley has ever seen.
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By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | September 20, 2010
With brightly scrubbed faces and carefully coiffed hair, hundreds of young women crowded the walkways at the Tournament of Roses House on Orange Grove Boulevard in Pasadena on Saturday for preliminary tryouts for Rose Queen and Court. (To view an audio slide show of the tryouts, click here ) Jan. 1, 2011 will mark the 93rd Rose Court, a tradition punctuated by appearances at the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game, and, of course, lots and lots of glamour. Competing for one of the seven coveted spots has become a right of passage for San Gabriel area women, most of whom grow up admiring court members as they gracefully make their way down Colorado Boulevard each New Year's Day each year.
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By Mary O’Keefe | May 7, 2009
Recently La Cañada High School cheerleaders had their qualifying trials. The cheer department has impartial judges from outside the area determining who does and who does not make the squad. Those trying out do not give their names, but are identified by numbers. The tryouts took place as usual, but afterward some controversy ensued as rumors began to circulate about some parents approaching Principal Damon Dragos because they were upset with the results. According to one parent, who asked to remain anonymous, some parents did not think the judging was fair.
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July 20, 2006
The Crescenta Sports Association will stage its Fall Ball registration on Aug. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Glendale Sports Complex. Signups for baseball will be for youth ages 7-14 as of April 30, 2007 and softball registration will be for youngsters ages 9-16 as of Jan. 1, 2007. The cost to sign up for either baseball or softball is $100 per person. The CSA will conduct baseball tryouts, depending on age, on Aug. 19 and 26 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day at Two Strike Park.
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October 9, 2008
Prep girls’ VB make it close Flintridge Prep girls’ volleyball came dangerously close to upsetting Chadwick on Friday, but lost by two points in the final game to lose 3-2. The girls’ lost the first game, but won the next two over heavily favored Chadwick. In the fifth and final game, Chadwick tried to pull away, but Prep made it close. With the game tied 14-14, Chadwick got the final two points they needed to win the game, 16-14, and took the match, 3-2.   Tryouts for girls’ volleyball at Arroyo Arroyo Volleyball Club in Pasadena is holding tryouts for their 12-and-under and 14-and-under teams.
NEWS
September 18, 2008
Rose Court tryouts Saturday, Monday Upward of 1,000 young women ages 17-21 are expected to turn out when the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Assn. holds its annual Rose Queen and Royal Court tryouts Saturday, Sept. 20 and Monday, Sept. 22. Seven finalists will be named to the Royal Court and will reign over the 120th Rose Parade and 95th Rose Bowl Game on Jan. 1. Court hopefuls can register for the tryouts by submitting an application at http://www.tournamentofroses.
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February 7, 2008
Today 3:30 p.m. La Cañada girls’ water polo hosts to South Pasadena. 3:30 p.m. La Cañada boys’ soccer hosts to South Pasadena. 3:30 p.m. La Cañada girls’ soccer visits South Pasadena. 4:30 p.m. Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball visits Poly 5:30 p.m. La Cañada girls’ basketball hosts to South Pasadena. 6:00 p.m. Flintridge Prep boys’ basketball visits Poly. 7:00 p.m. La Cañada boys’ basketball hosts to South Pasadena.
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July 6, 2006
Chosen as one of the nation's most talented young soccer players, Los Angeles Futbol Club's (LAFC), Kevin Mejia is now training at Adidas Elite Soccer Program (ESP) in Windsor, Conn. Through July 10. Mejia, who plays center back for the La Cañada Flintridge LAFC's Premier level Under 16 boys team, is one of only 136 players chosen from throughout the nation to participate in the 2006 ESP program. Competition for ESP is intense, with players being selected by 40 scouts and coaches who rate the players at tournaments, state cups, and regional and national championships.
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By Ruth Longoria | September 20, 2007
They’ve been best friend since fifth grade at Palm Crest Elementary School. La Cañada High School seniors Jessica Chung and Puja Gohel, both 17, have shared dreams, giggles, childhood games and life experiences. However, they never thought they’d someday be competing against each other. The delightful duo were among 815 young ladies from across the Pasadena area who gracefully glided before the judges at Saturday’s tryouts for the 119th annual Tournament of Roses’ Rose Queen and Royal Court.
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By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | September 20, 2010
With brightly scrubbed faces and carefully coiffed hair, hundreds of young women crowded the walkways at the Tournament of Roses House on Orange Grove Boulevard in Pasadena on Saturday for preliminary tryouts for Rose Queen and Court. (To view an audio slide show of the tryouts, click here ) Jan. 1, 2011 will mark the 93rd Rose Court, a tradition punctuated by appearances at the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game, and, of course, lots and lots of glamour. Competing for one of the seven coveted spots has become a right of passage for San Gabriel area women, most of whom grow up admiring court members as they gracefully make their way down Colorado Boulevard each New Year's Day each year.
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By Michael J. Arvizu | October 22, 2009
Natalie Innocenzi, a student at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy in La Cañada Flintridge, on Tuesday was named the 92nd Rose Queen of the Tournament of Roses. The 16-year-old Arcadia resident, along with her court of six, will serve as ambassadors of the 121st Rose Parade and 96th Rose Bowl Game on New Year?s Day 2010. To celebrate the momentous occasion, half of the senior class from Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy in La Cañada came to witness the announcement and support Princesses Katherine Margarita Hernández and Innocenzi.
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By Mary O’Keefe | May 7, 2009
Recently La Cañada High School cheerleaders had their qualifying trials. The cheer department has impartial judges from outside the area determining who does and who does not make the squad. Those trying out do not give their names, but are identified by numbers. The tryouts took place as usual, but afterward some controversy ensued as rumors began to circulate about some parents approaching Principal Damon Dragos because they were upset with the results. According to one parent, who asked to remain anonymous, some parents did not think the judging was fair.
SPORTS
October 9, 2008
Prep girls’ VB make it close Flintridge Prep girls’ volleyball came dangerously close to upsetting Chadwick on Friday, but lost by two points in the final game to lose 3-2. The girls’ lost the first game, but won the next two over heavily favored Chadwick. In the fifth and final game, Chadwick tried to pull away, but Prep made it close. With the game tied 14-14, Chadwick got the final two points they needed to win the game, 16-14, and took the match, 3-2.   Tryouts for girls’ volleyball at Arroyo Arroyo Volleyball Club in Pasadena is holding tryouts for their 12-and-under and 14-and-under teams.
NEWS
September 18, 2008
Rose Court tryouts Saturday, Monday Upward of 1,000 young women ages 17-21 are expected to turn out when the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Assn. holds its annual Rose Queen and Royal Court tryouts Saturday, Sept. 20 and Monday, Sept. 22. Seven finalists will be named to the Royal Court and will reign over the 120th Rose Parade and 95th Rose Bowl Game on Jan. 1. Court hopefuls can register for the tryouts by submitting an application at http://www.tournamentofroses.
SPORTS
February 7, 2008
Today 3:30 p.m. La Cañada girls’ water polo hosts to South Pasadena. 3:30 p.m. La Cañada boys’ soccer hosts to South Pasadena. 3:30 p.m. La Cañada girls’ soccer visits South Pasadena. 4:30 p.m. Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball visits Poly 5:30 p.m. La Cañada girls’ basketball hosts to South Pasadena. 6:00 p.m. Flintridge Prep boys’ basketball visits Poly. 7:00 p.m. La Cañada boys’ basketball hosts to South Pasadena.
NEWS
By Ruth Longoria | September 20, 2007
They’ve been best friend since fifth grade at Palm Crest Elementary School. La Cañada High School seniors Jessica Chung and Puja Gohel, both 17, have shared dreams, giggles, childhood games and life experiences. However, they never thought they’d someday be competing against each other. The delightful duo were among 815 young ladies from across the Pasadena area who gracefully glided before the judges at Saturday’s tryouts for the 119th annual Tournament of Roses’ Rose Queen and Royal Court.
SPORTS
July 20, 2006
The Crescenta Sports Association will stage its Fall Ball registration on Aug. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Glendale Sports Complex. Signups for baseball will be for youth ages 7-14 as of April 30, 2007 and softball registration will be for youngsters ages 9-16 as of Jan. 1, 2007. The cost to sign up for either baseball or softball is $100 per person. The CSA will conduct baseball tryouts, depending on age, on Aug. 19 and 26 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day at Two Strike Park.
SPORTS
July 6, 2006
Chosen as one of the nation's most talented young soccer players, Los Angeles Futbol Club's (LAFC), Kevin Mejia is now training at Adidas Elite Soccer Program (ESP) in Windsor, Conn. Through July 10. Mejia, who plays center back for the La Cañada Flintridge LAFC's Premier level Under 16 boys team, is one of only 136 players chosen from throughout the nation to participate in the 2006 ESP program. Competition for ESP is intense, with players being selected by 40 scouts and coaches who rate the players at tournaments, state cups, and regional and national championships.
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