September 11, 2013 |
Granada Hills Kennedy, a 59-0 loser to Birmingham last week, has informed Grant that it will forfeit a scheduled game Thursday night. The decision comes after Coach Dion Lambert and the freshman-sophomore coach had their coaching duties revoked before last week's game against Birmingham. Birmingham Coach Jim Rose confirmed that Lambert was not on the sideline at the conclusion of the game. Why Lambert was not permitted to coach is unknown. Assistants ran the team. On Thursday, a spokeswoman for the LAUSD Communications Office said that "four coaches have been temporarily relieved of their coaching responsibilities.
August 24, 2013 |
Running back Demario Richard of Palmdale High might as well carry around his birth certificate, because it's the only way to convince people of his age. When he tells strangers how old he is, the reaction is always the same: "Wow!" He enrolled at Palmdale as a 13-year-old freshman. He'll be playing this fall as a 16-year-old senior. "I've been going through this since I was young," he said. "I remember one year we were playing against a team, 'We want to see his birth certificate.' I showed my birth certificate.
August 21, 2013 |
Angelou High from the City Section has decided not to have a varsity football team this season, Commissioner John Aguirre said. The school was scheduled to play in the Southern League. The school also can't have a junior varsity team, so there will be no football team this fall. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
July 9, 2013 |
After rushing for 2,067 yards and scoring 34 touchdowns for the 9-1 Sherman Oaks Notre Dame freshman football team last fall, Leo Lambert III was projected to be a major contributor for the Knights' varsity this coming season. But his dentist discovered a benign tumor on the left side of his jaw, requiring 8 1/2 hours of surgery in March that ended his freshman track season. And another surgery for a bone graft is scheduled later this month, which will leave him sidelined until November at the earliest.
October 18, 2012 |
Want to know the most surprising development of the 2012 high school football season? It's the rise of a new group of quarterbacks few envisioned would become standouts so quickly. They have come seemingly out of nowhere - well, really off the junior varsity team or as unsung varsity backups. They were inserted into the starting lineup at the most important position, embraced the challenge, and look what they have accomplished. Ian Fieber, a junior at Mission Viejo who was a backup at Orange Lutheran, has led the Diablos to a 7-0 record.
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September 24, 2012 |
Four students at La Puente High School were arrested on suspicion of assault in connection with allegations they sexually hazed younger boys on the varsity soccer team with a pole, authorities said Monday. A coach, who was not named, has been placed on administrative leave. Holding placards and banners and chanting "justice" and "no more hazing," about 30 parents protested outside the high school Monday after the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Special Victims Unit and the school district revealed the arrests and the soccer coach's possible involvement.