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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,…

Arcadia High Gymnast Crowned Balance Beam Champ
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Arcadia High Gymnast Crowned Balance Beam Champ

Samantha Sakti, a junior in Arcadia High School was crowned Balance Beam Champion, Silver Medalist on Floor and 5th All Around last Friday at Region 1 Artistic Gymnastics Level 10 Championships (UT, AZ, NV, Southern & Northern CA) in Visalia, California.  She was one of the seven finalists selected to represent Region 1 to compete…

James Hinchcliffe Drives into Victory History at LB Grand Prix
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James Hinchcliffe Drives into Victory History at LB Grand Prix

  James Hinchcliffe drove his Honda-powered Schmidt Peterson Motorsports entry to victory Sunday in the 43rd Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Hinchcliffe led the final 25 of the race’s 85 laps and finished 1.494 seconds ahead of Sebastien Bourdais, with Josef Newgarden rounding out the top three. The victory was Hinchcliffe’s career fifth, and his…

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…

50th Annual Elementary School Charity Basketball Game to Play on Feb. 23
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50th Annual Elementary School Charity Basketball Game to Play on Feb. 23

  Proceeds to benefit Permannently Disabled Jockeys’ Fund The 50th Annual Santa Anita Jockeys vs. Holy Angels Elementary School Charity Basketball Game will be played Thursday, Feb. 23 at La Salle High School in Pasadena, with proceeds to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF), Holy Angels athletic program and the Eye on Jacob Foundation. Given the historic…

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…

Thrills and Spills at Pomona NHRA Winternationals
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Thrills and Spills at Pomona NHRA Winternationals

  Photos and Story By Ed Folven The sounds of revving engines and thunderous burnouts echoed through the valley at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals from Feb. 9 – 12 at the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona. Motorheads, gear junkies and drag racing fans of all ages flocked to the raceway and the drivers didn’t…

Apaches Finish Undefeated With 5-2 Win Over CV
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Apaches Finish Undefeated With 5-2 Win Over CV

  Having already clinched their sixth straight Pacific League title, Arcadia spent their final home game celebrating their ten seniors and cruising past their league rival. With five goals from three seniors, the Apaches (19-3-1, 14-0 Pacific) beat the Crescenta Valley Falcons (16-4-1, 11-2-1 Pacific), 5-2, Thursday afternoon at Salter Stadium. Arcadia coach Ryen Piszyk…

Table Tennis Demonstration Energizes Morning Assembly
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Table Tennis Demonstration Energizes Morning Assembly

  May S. Ruiz Morning assembly at Clairbourn School, a pre-kindergarten to eighth grade independent school in San Gabriel, was more animated than usual this Tuesday morning when students and parents arrived in the multi-purpose building (MPB). That’s because they were getting a special demonstration on table tennis after all the announcements are over. Table…

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