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May 27, 1992 | FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ
Roger Takahashi, who resigned as football coach at La Quinta after last season, said Tuesday he will be the offensive coordinator at Los Amigos next season. Takahashi said a cutback in teaching positions at La Quinta prompted the move. His was one of five positions eliminated at the school. Takahashi said he will teach health education, physical education and driver's education at Los Amigos, the same courses he now teaches at La Quinta.
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December 10, 1998 | DAVE McKIBBEN
After 28 consecutive years, Roger Takahashi is taking a break from coaching. On Wednesday, Takahashi told his Los Amigos football team that he is stepping down. In five seasons, Takahashi, 46, led the Lobos to a 40-15-1 record and five playoff appearances. This season, Los Amigos went 7-4 and shared the Garden Grove League title with Pacifica. "I'm a little tired right now," Takahashi said. "Los Amigos is a high-maintenance place. I just don't have the time to keep it up.
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February 6, 1986
A week after Joe Zeno, La Quinta High School football coach, resigned, the school has named Roger Takahashi, Zeno's offensive coordinator last season, as the Aztecs' new coach. Takahashi, 33, a 1974 graduate of Cal State Long Beach, spent 12 years as an assistant at Santiago High before coming to La Quinta in 1984. He was La Quinta's junior varsity coach in 1984 and led the Aztecs to an 8-2 record and the Garden Grove League championship before being named a varsity assistant in 1985.
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September 1, 1994 | DAVE McKIBBEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If timing is everything, then the timing of new Los Amigos football Coach Roger Takahashi is comparable to Barry Switzer's. Takahashi, like Switzer in Dallas, is walking into a winning program with winning attitudes and loads of talent. "I'm extremely fortunate," Takahashi said. "Very few coaches would ever leave this type of situation." But Steve Bolton is like very few coaches. His family was much more important to him than winning football games.
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December 10, 1998 | DAVE McKIBBEN
After 28 consecutive years, Roger Takahashi is taking a break from coaching. On Wednesday, Takahashi told his Los Amigos football team that he is stepping down. In five seasons, Takahashi, 46, led the Lobos to a 40-15-1 record and five playoff appearances. This season, Los Amigos went 7-4 and shared the Garden Grove League title with Pacifica. "I'm a little tired right now," Takahashi said. "Los Amigos is a high-maintenance place. I just don't have the time to keep it up.
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September 1, 1994 | DAVE McKIBBEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If timing is everything, then the timing of new Los Amigos football Coach Roger Takahashi is comparable to Barry Switzer's. Takahashi, like Switzer in Dallas, is walking into a winning program with winning attitudes and loads of talent. "I'm extremely fortunate," Takahashi said. "Very few coaches would ever leave this type of situation." But Steve Bolton is like very few coaches. His family was much more important to him than winning football games.
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February 14, 1992
Steve Castle, offensive coordinator at San Clemente High School the past two seasons, has been named varsity football coach at La Quinta High. Castle, 37, was among 24 applicants for the position vacated when Roger Takahashi resigned in December. Castle has been an assistant at San Clemente since 1988 and is a graduate of the University of Arizona.
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December 15, 1993
Steve Bolton has resigned as football coach at Los Amigos High School and has been replaced by Roger Takahashi, Athletic Director Dave Auxier said Tuesday. Bolton coached the Lobos the last three seasons and had a record of 16-15-2. After a winless first season, he led Los Amigos to the playoffs the last two seasons. He resigned because of personal reasons. Takahashi has been an assistant for the Lobos the last two seasons. He was the head coach at La Quinta and had a record of 40-27.
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October 3, 1991 | FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ
The walking wounded around the Garden Grove League football ranks now include Rancho Alamitos tight end-defensive end Mike Grizzle, La Quinta fullback Bill Boulton and Garden Grove quarterback Simon Fuentes. Grizzle sustained two fractures in his right shoulder while making a tackle in the Vaqueros' 42-11 victory over Bakersfield Arvin on Saturday. Fuentes suffered a cracked left clavicle Friday in the Argonauts' 14-7 victory over Laguna Hills.
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April 29, 1995 | CHRIS FOSTER
Trabuco Hills officials are expected to recommend a new football coach Monday, sending his name to the Saddleback Valley board of education for approval. School officials met with the three finalists Thursday: El Toro assistant Craig Collins, Trabuco Hills assistant Bill Crow and Los Amigos head Coach Roger Takahashi. None of the three could be reached for comment. The board approved Tim Ellis as coach in early April last month, but the offer was rescinded less than a week later after parents and boosters protested the hiring.
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May 27, 1992 | FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ
Roger Takahashi, who resigned as football coach at La Quinta after last season, said Tuesday he will be the offensive coordinator at Los Amigos next season. Takahashi said a cutback in teaching positions at La Quinta prompted the move. His was one of five positions eliminated at the school. Takahashi said he will teach health education, physical education and driver's education at Los Amigos, the same courses he now teaches at La Quinta.
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February 6, 1986
A week after Joe Zeno, La Quinta High School football coach, resigned, the school has named Roger Takahashi, Zeno's offensive coordinator last season, as the Aztecs' new coach. Takahashi, 33, a 1974 graduate of Cal State Long Beach, spent 12 years as an assistant at Santiago High before coming to La Quinta in 1984. He was La Quinta's junior varsity coach in 1984 and led the Aztecs to an 8-2 record and the Garden Grove League championship before being named a varsity assistant in 1985.
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January 30, 1992 | TOM HAMILTON
Roger Takahashi, former La Quinta High football coach, said he has applied for the San Clemente football position vacated when Dave Elecciri resigned under pressure two weeks ago. "They had some problems this year, but I think there's a lot of potential at San Clemente," Takahashi said. "Anytime you hear about 65 kids going out for freshman football, you've got to be excited." Takahashi resigned at La Quinta in November with a 40-27 record.
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September 11, 1998 | DAVE McKIBBEN
No. 10 Los Amigos (0-0) vs. Orange Lutheran (0-1) 7 P.M. BREA OLINDA HIGH Roger Takahashi has won nearly 75% of his games in four seasons at Los Amigos, but he has never had a team with this much talent. Takahashi tends to downplay his team, but even he sounded excited about this group. Orange Lutheran gave up 42 points in its opener to Tallahassee North Florida Christian. Things won't get easier tonight against Ao Sualua and the Lobos.
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