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Apaches Debut With 20-10 Win Over Lancers
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Apaches Debut With 20-10 Win Over Lancers

Story and photos by Christian Romo Rolandiss Whitener already had a kickoff return touchdown taken back because of a penalty earlier in the game. “I was not happy. We were supposed to be up by more, no close game,” he said. So when a flag dropped again after his 85-yard interception return in the fourth quarter,…

Woo No-Hits CV in Apache Season Finale
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Woo No-Hits CV in Apache Season Finale

Apaches clinch 2nd place behind Woo’s first career no-hitter by Christian Romo John Woo waited for the umpire’s out signal before running towards his catcher Tyus Santa Anna, who met him seconds before the rest of his team mobbed him at home plate. Teammates and fans pulled him aside in an endless series of congratulations,…

Arcadia Falls to Third Place After Loss to Burroughs
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Arcadia Falls to Third Place After Loss to Burroughs

Story and Photos by Christian Romo The Apaches needed a win for a shot at an outright Pacific League title, but a loss to the Indians has them hoping for a split decision with one game left in the regular season. Getting three of their five hits from centerfielder Kaitlyn Escamilla, the Burroughs Indians (18-8,…

Apaches Shut Out Mustangs for Third League Win
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Apaches Shut Out Mustangs for Third League Win

Kampen pitches five no-hit innings   By Christian Romo     The Apaches continued their early-season dominance over Pasadena schools. Behind five no-hit innings from senior Jacob Kampen, Arcadia (7-7, 3-0 Pacific) defeated the Muir Mustangs (5-7, 0-3 Pacific), 12-0, in five innings Monday afternoon in Pasadena. Arcadia begins the league season at 3-0 for…

CIF Soccer Playoff Preview
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CIF Soccer Playoff Preview

By Christian Romo Boys Preview: All games begin on Friday at 3 p.m. La Salle Lancers (11-11-1, 1st in Camino Real) Division 6, First Round: at La Cañada Winning nine of their last ten matches, La Salle shook off a slow start on their way to their first league title in five years. But a…

Motown Dazzles in Los Angeles Opener
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Motown Dazzles in Los Angeles Opener

  By Christian Romo With instantly familiar renditions of beloved artists and songs, “Motown: The Musical” wasted no time reeling in its audience in its opening at Hollywood’s Pantages Theater. “Motown” tells the story of one of America’s most celebrated companies through the perspective of its founder, Berry Gordy, played by Chester Gregory. After writing…

Hardy Scores Twice on Her Birthday as Arcadia Beats Glendale: 6-2
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Hardy Scores Twice on Her Birthday as Arcadia Beats Glendale: 6-2

Article and Photos by Christian Romo Immediately after their win against Glendale, the Apaches presented Eden Hardy with chocolate milk and balloons, not to thank her for her performance, but to celebrate her seventeenth birthday. Luckily for her, she had plenty to celebrate during the match, as well. Getting two goals and an assist from…

Hardy Scores Twice in Arcadia Girls Soccer Win Over PHS
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Hardy Scores Twice in Arcadia Girls Soccer Win Over PHS

  The Apache attack needed help early on, and found it by subbing in last year’s second-leading scorer. Behind two goals and an assist from senior forward Eden Hardy (23), the Arcadia Apaches (1-0-0) beat the Pasadena High Bulldogs (1-2-1), 4-0, Tuesday afternoon in Pasadena. Hardy began the game on the bench, but helped Arcadia…

Monrovia and Arcadia Draw Boys Soccer Opener
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Monrovia and Arcadia Draw Boys Soccer Opener

By Christian Romo The favored Wildcats dominated midfield possession and outshot the Apaches 22-7, but missed opportunities and a late offside call kept the two rivals even. In the opening match of the season, the Monrovia Wildcats (0-0-1) and the Arcadia Apaches (0-0-1) drew 1-1 Tuesday afternoon in Arcadia. A goal off the head of…

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