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By Joe Torosian “I wanna have friends that I can trust, that love me for the man I’ve become not the man I was.” —The Avett Brothers Kick it! Right off the Top: Ever notice how you never see the Los Angeles Angels and the San Francisco Giants pitching staffs in the room at the […]
“I’ve never blown a whistle, looked at a film, worked at a blackboard or organized a practice in my life.”—Al McGuire Kick it! Wouldn’t the Del Rio be a better fit in the Mid-Valley Division these days?
(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)
(San Marino) – For the first time in four years, it wasn’t Michelle Floyd versus Lauren from La Canada to determine Rio Hondo supremacy on Thursday. San Marino used timely hitting to get the upper-hand on the Spartans, 10-2.
(San Marino) – With runs at a premium, it took senior leadership to lead La Canada to a 4-0 victory over Rio Hondo League foe San Marino. The Spartans starting battery of Lauren Cox and Catherine Horner had their signature on an impressive road victory as Cox fanned 16 Titans and scattered three hits, while […]
(San Dimas) – San Dimas Tournament M.V.P Lauren Cox shutdown the vaunted Saints offense for five innings and La Canada’s offense received timely hitting from its three through seven batters in the fourth inning to take the Saints Tourney, 3-2.
(San Dimas) – It took the defending CIF Division 5 defending champion La Canada Spartans three innings to solve Nogales’s pitching staff in its 7-2 win in the its opening round game of the San Dimas Saints tournament.
(Covina) – For the second time in 2011-2012, Covina managed to pull away from La Canada and in the process continue its longest playoff run in the school’s storied 104-year history with a 51-25 victory.
(La Canada) – For the third time in four seasons, La Canada mastered Corona Del Mar to advance into the Quarterfinals of the CIF 3-A playoffs with a 56-50 victory.
(Monrovia) – For three quarters La Canada managed to hold star senior guard Gina Henderson to just one point heading into the final quarter leading by two points. Henderson however, took control of the final stanza to lead Monrovia to its second consecutive Rio Hondo League title, with a 48-43 win.