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La Verne, CA, (November 9, 2016) – Surrounded by family, friends, coaches and teachers in the Travers-Cronin Athletic Center, four Damien High School student athletes signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Zach Shinnick, Isaiah Paige, Kalani Matton and Harrison Spohn signed their letters on National Signing Day, […]
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Natasha Hui had some great service aces, Lauren Reed had some solid sets, Olivia Rioseco, Riley Inman and Carrie Mcglohhon delivered several devastating kills and their teammates sustained several long rallies, keeping their fans shouting and screaming from the start to the end of the match, but it still wasn’t enough as Bonita fell to […]
There’s an old saying that goes, “It’s not how you start, but how you finish that matters most,” and in the Bearcats’ (3-2) case, they did neither, as the Diamond Bar Brahmas bulled their way to a 49-26 victory on Friday night at Glenn Stadium in La Verne. The Bearcats started sluggishly; in fact, they […]
Halloween is still a month away, so how Glendora High School was able to come back from the dead and turn Bonita into pumpkins after sticking them with a 33-30 overtime loss requires further explanation. Ah, it was Friday 13. Surely,that was it. A dry recitation of the facts will show that the witching hour […]
The game between Bonita and South Hills was like a heavyweight fight. South Hills scored first and finished with a flurry but Bonita won the all-important middle rounds to stagger home with a 24-17 victory, largely on account of its shut-down defense. “I can’t say enough about our defense,” Bonita head coach Adrian Medrano said. […]
In their 41st renewal, the Bonita Bearcats smudged, smushed and smashed the San Dimas Saints behind Tanner “Sunshine” Diebold’s three touchdown passes and Jake Payton’s 144 yards, including a 92-yard touchdown gallop. Indeed, Bonita burned brighter and hotter than a smudge pot to start the game and rarely looked back. On the fourth play in […]
Bonita varsity girls’ coach Randy Bell was so concerned about correctly selecting the top 30 or so players for his team that he brought in professional tennis coach Steve Futchko to assist in the delicate process. Judging talent, and trying to project it out over a season or four, is as much art as science. […]
However the season goes for the Bonita field hockey team, be ready to praise or pillory fourth-year coach Janet Wong. All the girls on the team are her babies. She didn’t inherit any of them from another coach. “I’ve seen them all come in as freshmen and now they are seniors,” Wong said, “so I’m […]
Our local foothill communities have always been a hotbed for water polo talent and now it appears our next generation of gifted polo players has arrived on the scene earlier than expected. The proof is in the pool, where the Foothill Club Water Polo Club (FCWP) has been masterful all summer. On their most recent […]
On Saturday, Sherman Oaks proved it has more than a great mall when its all-star Little League team defeated La Verne 11-7 in the opening round of the divisional playoffs at Murphy Field in Long Beach. Dressed in battle fatigue jerseys, Sherman Oaks jumped out to a first inning 5-1, keyed by Noah Taylor’s two-run […]