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With Azusa Pacific Football Gone, so is DII Football in California
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With Azusa Pacific Football Gone, so is DII Football in California

By Jordan Green Azusa Pacific University announced football would be no more, ending both a university and state tradition. In 2018, Humboldt State University (HSU) dropped its football program due to financial constraints. A member of the NCAA Division II-ranked Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC), the Lumberjacks left behind a fellow California GNAC program in…

Alternative Baseball Batting for a Home Run in Pasadena
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Alternative Baseball Batting for a Home Run in Pasadena

By May S. Ruiz Baseball has long been hailed as America’s favorite pastime. According to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s website, its history dates back to the 1840s. Years later Civil War soldiers on both sides played it as a diversion from the grimness of their circumstances. And, depending on whom you…

Pac-12 to Resume Football, Basketball & Winter Sports Seasons
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Pac-12 to Resume Football, Basketball & Winter Sports Seasons

The Pac-12 CEO Group announced Thursday that it will resume its football, basketball and winter sport seasons. The football season may commence for teams that have the necessary state and local health approvals on Nov. 6, men’s and women’s basketball on Nov. 25 consistent with the NCAA’s official start date for these sports, and other winter…

Pac -12 Postpones Games Due to Pandemic
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Pac -12 Postpones Games Due to Pandemic

The Pac-12 CEO Group voted unanimously to postpone all sport competitions through the end of the 2020 calendar year. The decision was made after consultation with athletics directors and with the Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee who expressed concern with moving forward with contact practice. The Conference also announced Tuesday that when conditions improve, it will consider…

State Releases Youth Sports Guidance
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State Releases Youth Sports Guidance

The California Department of Public Health released guidance for youth sports activities to re-open including school-based, club and recreational programs. The guidance document may be found here. Youth sports and physical education are permitted only outdoors, and tournaments, events and competitions are not allowed. Physical distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained at…

CIF Announces Delay to Start of High School Sports
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CIF Announces Delay to Start of High School Sports

The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) has determined, in collaboration with its 10 Sections, that education-based athletics for the 2020-2021 school year will begin with a modified season of sport schedule. The calendar reflects the season for each CIF sport and the last date for Section Championships and Regional/State Championships in those sports where a Regional/State…

Andrew Policky Resigns as Head Football Coach for AHS
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Andrew Policky Resigns as Head Football Coach for AHS

By Terry Miller We heard late last week that the beloved head football coach for Arcadia has tendered his resignation, effective immediately. He remains a teacher at the high school. While there has been much speculation about Policky’s decision, Arcadia Weekly requested comment from Ryan Foran, Arcadia Unified School District’s public information officer for comment:…

Arcadia Volleyball Has Up and Down Week
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Arcadia Volleyball Has Up and Down Week

By Nathan Foster The Arcadia High School varsity volleyball teams had an up and down week to open their season. Both the JV and varsity squads defeated San Marino but dropped their contests against Flintridge Sacred Heart. The Apaches varsity team dominated the San Marino Titans 3-0 (25-12, 25-8, 25-16) on Tuesday at home. The…

Arcadia Fall Sports Preview
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Arcadia Fall Sports Preview

By Nathan Foster School is back in session and with it, Arcadia High School athletics will soon be in full swing. Here is a preview for the fall sports at Arcadia. Football The Aztecs 2018 season ended in heartbreak as they lost in the CIF-SS D8 Championship to Kaiser, 35-38. While the season didn’t end…

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