March 1, 1996 |
The La Canada High boys' soccer team has won a Southern Section-record 49 consecutive games, but that streak apparently isn't the only one enjoyed by Coach Lou Bilowitz. He also seems to be benefiting from a string of good fortune. La Canada (24-0), which will play Corona on Saturday at Gahr High in the Southern Section Division IV championship game, has seven players who have earned Division I scholarships.
March 1, 1995
Josh Henderson SCHOOL: La Canada SPORT: Soccer YEAR: Senior SEASON AT A GLANCE: Henderson has 39 goals 32 assists, establishing him as the area's top offensive player. The Texas native has signed a letter of intent with Duke. His anticipation and understanding of the game impress eight-year La Canada Coach Lou Bilowitz.
April 24, 1997
La Canada High boys' soccer Coach Lou Bilowitz, who suffered two strokes in March, said he expects to recover and coach the Spartans again next season. Bilowitz, 50, said he temporarily suffered partial paralysis and speech loss when the strokes occurred, but has recovered fully in those areas. "I'm 100%, just a little weak," he said. "I still have a blood clot in one of the chambers of my heart, but I'm taking a lot of medicine and it's my gut feeling that I will be back [coaching] next year."
December 15, 1995 |
Be careful, you might get what you wish for. The Palmdale High boys' soccer team found a sad wisdom to that old adage in the final of the La Canada tournament Thursday night at La Canada High. Pushing themselves through the tournament's early rounds with hopes of a title match against the host Spartans, the Falcons had their wish granted--and were then drubbed, 5-1.
February 20, 1998 |
In its second year, regionalization of the Southern Section soccer playoffs will again lead to many teams taking on familiar opponents. The Mission League girls' qualifiers--Chaminade, Notre Dame and Harvard-Westlake--are confined to Region I of the Division III draw. Santa Barbara, Buena and Ventura, the Channel League girls' entries, find themselves grouped in Region IV of Division II. Tri-Valley girls' qualifiers St.