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July 23, 2009
Katie Porter on Chapman honor list Katie Porter of La Cañada was placed on the Chancellor’s List at Chapman University for both the fall 2008 and spring 2009 semesters. She currently has a 4.0 GPA and is majoring in communications with double minors in women’s studies and sociology.   SMU honor roll includes La Cañadan Nicole Taylor , a resident of La Cañada and junior at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, is listed on the honor roll with high distinction.
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December 15, 2005
Gwynne Erin Yadley, daughter of Dr. Richard Yadley of Pasadena and Joy McCallum of Los Angeles, was recently married to Gabriel David Vandervort, son of Don and Bobbi Vandervort of La Cañada. The intimate outdoor ceremony took place on Oct. 23 overlooking Johnston's Lake in Pasadena. The groom's brother, Christian, was best man and the bride's best friend, Jolyn Curtis, was matron of honor. The reception was held immediately following the ceremony in the lush courtyard of the Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena.
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By Ruth Longoria | June 19, 2008
Running the football field isn?t the only way this quarterback is expected to go far. Austin Heyworth, 18, who recently graduated from St. Francis High School, earned a football scholarship to UC Davis and is this week?s Valley Sun All Star. He was nominated to be a Valley Sun All Star by staff at the high school where Heyworth has shown he?s a star athlete and all around good kid. ?Austin is certainly a fine young man,? said St. Francis honors English teacher Rudy Trujillo.
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August 31, 2006
Dr. and Mrs. Keith and Lela Lindsey of La Cañada Flintridge have announced the engagement of their son, Jordan Scott Lindsey to Misha Delaney Bloom of Sacramento. She is the daughter of Tim Bloom of Granite Bay and Susan Monroe of Truckee. The future bride graduated from San Juan High School in Sacramento in 1997, and the University of California at Davis with a degree in biomechanics. She is in business ? in partnership with her mother ? as a sales representative for several sportswear and skiwear clothing lines.
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May 11, 2006
La Cañada's own Jump Rope Team, the Palpitating Panthers, will host the Amateur Athletic Union California Open Jump Rope Tournament this Saturday, May 13, in the North Gym at La Cañada High School. This is the tenth time this qualifier for the AAU Junior Olympic Games has been held here in La Cañada. The AAU Junior Olympic Games will be held in Hampton Roads, Va. in August and the first annual West Coast AAU Junior Olympic Games will be held at UC Davis in July. Six teams from Oregon, Northern California and Southern California are participating, including 30 Palpitating Panthers.
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By Al Restivo | May 25, 2006
Nicole Fiore , a senior at Sacred Heart High School in Los Angeles, was awarded a $400 scholarship from the local branch of the Italian Catholic Federation at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church in La Cañada Flintridge. Fiore, the daughter of Giuseppe and Martha Fiore, earned the scholarship by earning a 4.0 GPA at Sacred Heart where she was involved as a captain of the track team and served as a letterwoman representing the school at masses, alumni meetings and at welcome back events.
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By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | August 29, 2012
Kendall Walbrecht and Micaela Anderson made the transition to La Cañada High girls' varsity volleyball early by becoming key contributors for Spartans Coach Brock Turner as freshmen. The duo, which arguably gives the Spartans the best outside hitter combination in the area, had their college plans already set before their senior seasons began. The 6-foot-2 Walbrecht verbally committed to UC Davis in September of 2011 and Anderson, who stands at 6-1, decided on Rutgers University on May 11. “Good for them,” Turner said.
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June 29, 2006
Matt Stein of Tujunga and Mark Rodli of La Cañada Flintridge were both named to All-CIF Teams for baseball. Stein was named to the Division VI First Team and Rodli to the Division VI Second Team. Stein, who was also voted Most Valuable Player of the Prep League and First Team All-Star, had an outstanding season on the mound and in the field. He went 5-3 with an earned run average of 2.65 with 89 strikeouts in 48 innings. One of Stein's season highlights was pitching a 15- strikeout win against archrival Pasadena Poly to lead the Rebels to their first victory in 15 games against the perennial baseball powerhouse.
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By Timithie Gould | December 7, 2007
It wasn’t long ago that the Spartan boys’ basketball team was celebrating a record 30-4 season that included eight post-season games and a bid to the CIF Division III state tournament. But 15 of the 19 players from last year’s squad have graduated, including 6-foot-8 standout Adam Malik, who is now redshirting in the NCAA Division I at UC Davis. Yet the Spartans are on the verge of a new season — one that will showcase a whole different team and game style.
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By Sara Cardine | June 14, 2013
If anything can be said about La Cañada High School's graduating class of 2013, it's that they are utterly unafraid to let their light shine and, in doing so, make the world a brighter place. Graduates were a sight to behold Thursday evening as they streamed enthusiastically onto the field of Spartan Stadium. The tops of their maroon and gold mortar boards were decorated with signs, symbols and pictures hinting at next steps - logos of colleges near and abroad (Vassar, Emory, Brigham Young, UCLA and UC Davis to name a few)
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By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | August 29, 2012
Kendall Walbrecht and Micaela Anderson made the transition to La Cañada High girls' varsity volleyball early by becoming key contributors for Spartans Coach Brock Turner as freshmen. The duo, which arguably gives the Spartans the best outside hitter combination in the area, had their college plans already set before their senior seasons began. The 6-foot-2 Walbrecht verbally committed to UC Davis in September of 2011 and Anderson, who stands at 6-1, decided on Rutgers University on May 11. “Good for them,” Turner said.
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By Olivia Smith | August 27, 2009
Recent La Cañada High School graduate Megan Reed held a book signing at the Union Bank of La Cañada Saturday, Aug. 15. Reed?s short story ?Angus and the Soccer Tryouts? won first place in the Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge. ?I found the scholarship competition on www.fastweb.com ,? Reed said. ?It seemed like a great way to earn extra money for college.? Fastweb is a website which features ways to apply for scholarships, financial aid and student loans. Union Bank, which hosted the book signing, does a lot of work with the printing sponsor B?
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July 23, 2009
Katie Porter on Chapman honor list Katie Porter of La Cañada was placed on the Chancellor’s List at Chapman University for both the fall 2008 and spring 2009 semesters. She currently has a 4.0 GPA and is majoring in communications with double minors in women’s studies and sociology.   SMU honor roll includes La Cañadan Nicole Taylor , a resident of La Cañada and junior at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, is listed on the honor roll with high distinction.
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By Ruth Longoria | June 19, 2008
Running the football field isn?t the only way this quarterback is expected to go far. Austin Heyworth, 18, who recently graduated from St. Francis High School, earned a football scholarship to UC Davis and is this week?s Valley Sun All Star. He was nominated to be a Valley Sun All Star by staff at the high school where Heyworth has shown he?s a star athlete and all around good kid. ?Austin is certainly a fine young man,? said St. Francis honors English teacher Rudy Trujillo.
SPORTS
By Timithie Gould | December 7, 2007
It wasn’t long ago that the Spartan boys’ basketball team was celebrating a record 30-4 season that included eight post-season games and a bid to the CIF Division III state tournament. But 15 of the 19 players from last year’s squad have graduated, including 6-foot-8 standout Adam Malik, who is now redshirting in the NCAA Division I at UC Davis. Yet the Spartans are on the verge of a new season — one that will showcase a whole different team and game style.
FEATURES
August 31, 2006
Dr. and Mrs. Keith and Lela Lindsey of La Cañada Flintridge have announced the engagement of their son, Jordan Scott Lindsey to Misha Delaney Bloom of Sacramento. She is the daughter of Tim Bloom of Granite Bay and Susan Monroe of Truckee. The future bride graduated from San Juan High School in Sacramento in 1997, and the University of California at Davis with a degree in biomechanics. She is in business ? in partnership with her mother ? as a sales representative for several sportswear and skiwear clothing lines.
SPORTS
June 29, 2006
Matt Stein of Tujunga and Mark Rodli of La Cañada Flintridge were both named to All-CIF Teams for baseball. Stein was named to the Division VI First Team and Rodli to the Division VI Second Team. Stein, who was also voted Most Valuable Player of the Prep League and First Team All-Star, had an outstanding season on the mound and in the field. He went 5-3 with an earned run average of 2.65 with 89 strikeouts in 48 innings. One of Stein's season highlights was pitching a 15- strikeout win against archrival Pasadena Poly to lead the Rebels to their first victory in 15 games against the perennial baseball powerhouse.
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By Al Restivo | May 25, 2006
Nicole Fiore , a senior at Sacred Heart High School in Los Angeles, was awarded a $400 scholarship from the local branch of the Italian Catholic Federation at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church in La Cañada Flintridge. Fiore, the daughter of Giuseppe and Martha Fiore, earned the scholarship by earning a 4.0 GPA at Sacred Heart where she was involved as a captain of the track team and served as a letterwoman representing the school at masses, alumni meetings and at welcome back events.
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