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May 31, 2005 |
Walking past Room 607, Merritt Hemenway slowed his gait and narrowed his brows. Something about this seemingly mundane spot had diverted his attention. He paused. It was morning at Bishop Amat Memorial High School near La Puente, where Hemenway is the principal. For just a moment, he was a high school senior again. It was Nov. 22, 1963, and he was in third-period physics. Msgr.
June 17, 2004 |
Running against the competition and not the clock had been a key to sprinter Jasmine Baldwin's success all season. But when Baldwin, a La Puente Bishop Amat senior, arrived at Hughes Stadium in Sacramento for the final day of the state championships on June 5, she figured that to win, she would have to run in the 11.25- to 11.35-second range in the 100 meters and in the 22.80 to 22.90 range in the 200.
April 10, 2004 |
Football is king at La Puente Bishop Amat. Always has been. But the boys' volleyball team may get its chance to make campus history. The Lancers hope to play in the first event held in the parochial school's $5-million Student Activities Center, the focal point of a campus restoration project that is scheduled to be ready when the Southern Section boys' volleyball playoffs begin on May 12.
October 15, 1999 |
Chris Rix has a variety of motivations to draw on for tonight's football game, but he said revenge is not among them. Rix was the quarterback last season for La Puente Bishop Amat, helping the Lancers to the Southern Section Division I semifinals. Over the summer, he transferred to Santa Margarita. When he left, many thought Bishop Amat would not be as good as last year's 11-1-1 team.
July 8, 1999 |
Highly touted quarterback Chris Rix began practicing with Santa Margarita High's football team this week and is expected to play for the Eagles in the fall. Rix, who has made an oral commitment to attend Florida State, was at practice Tuesday morning and participated in a four-way passing league game Tuesday night. Rix (6 feet 4, 200 pounds) played last season at La Puente Bishop Amat and the Lancers (11-1-1) reached the Southern Section Division I semifinals.
October 24, 1996 |
A high school football player from East Los Angeles packed up and headed east to play in the Ivy League this season. Abel Montanez, who had a key interception for La Puente Bishop Amat in last year's Southern Section Division I championship victory over Loyola, is a freshman at Columbia University in New York City. And he's struggling in his "new world." Montanez is without a winter jacket or flannel sheets. He has to pay for his food, and the food is bad.