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By Charles Rich | December 15, 2007
GLENDALE ? Though they fell just short of competing in a bowl game, the honors are still coming in at a steady pace for a trio of Glendale Community College football players. The latest accolade has a national significance, as Grant Valentine, Zack Williams and Ray McDonough were named members of the 48th annual J.C. Grid-Wire All-American Team. It marked the first time that each player earned the prestigious honor. Valentine, a sophomore defensive lineman, was named to the second team after leading the Vaqueros with 93 tackles and 9 1/2 sacks.
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June 3, 2009
Keeping tabs on local athletes playing in college:   MATT MAGALLON Bellarmine-Jefferson High; baseball ; Columbia Union College : The former Guards standout had a wildly successful season at Columbia Union College, located near the nation’s capital in Maryland. A big contributor for the Pioneers this season, Magallon was named a 2009 United States Collegiate Athletic Assn. first-team All-American. The Pioneers (25-20), ranked No. 2, tried to defend their national title in the USCAA National Championship in Newport News, Va. However, the team went 3-3 in the tournament and failed to repeat.
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September 19, 2001
Gary Moskowitz HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- There's nothing easy about a stamina jump. In order to do one correctly, a cheerleader has to jump three consecutive times, performing a maneuver while in the air each time. Michelle Otis, cheerleading moderator at Bellarmine-Jefferson High School, said stamina jumps were just one of the challenges her cheerleading squad had to face at the National Cheerleaders Assn. summer camp this August. Eight of Otis' cheerleaders were nominated for All-American, the most prestigious award in cheerleading.
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By Grant Gordon | May 26, 2010
LANCASTER — Battling through pain, torrid winds and stiff and physical competition, Rosa Del Toro emerged Saturday afternoon as a state champion. Running a brilliant and strong race from start to finish, the Glendale Community College sophomore claimed victory in the women's 1,500-meters race at the California Community College Athletic Assn. Track and Field State Championships at Antelope Valley College. "It's so exciting, it's indescribable," said Del Toro, who won the race in 4 minutes 43.88 seconds, pulling away down the final stretch in front of second-place Sara Toberty of Orange Coast, who finished in 4:45.
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February 17, 2010
Burroughs alumni baseball game set The Burroughs High baseball program will be holding its annual alumni baseball game Feb. 27 at the school?s home field. The day will begin with a game between the junior varsity and freshmen teams at 10 a.m. Lunch will follow at 12:30 p.m. and a home-run derby is scheduled for 1 p.m. The premier game will pit the 2010 Indians? varsity squad against an alumni squad at 2 p.m. The Tepee concession stand will be open during the festivities, selling hamburgers, hot dogs, nachos and other items.
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By Story by Grant Gordon??Photo by Scott Smeltzer | May 2, 2009
When Crescenta Valley High?s girls? soccer team found itself 80 minutes from winning the Pacific League title, senior standout Tori Baldridge was there at the center of the field ? right where a captain is supposed to be. But she was dressed in street clothes rather than a uniform, crutches under each arm, a slipper on one foot and a cast on another rather than cleats. Her playing days at Crescenta Valley ended by an unfortunate injury, her days as a Falcon were nevertheless far from over.
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November 29, 2011
Bits ands pieces from the local ports scene . Hamanaka named honorable-mention All-American : Traci Hamanaka , a former Burroughs High standout and sophomore for the Wellesley College women's volleyball team, has been named an American Volleyball Coaches Assn. Division III honorable-mention All-American. The awards were presented Nov. 17 at the NCAA Division III Women's National Championship banquet in St. Louis. The honor came at the conclusion of a fine season for Hamanaka, a defensive specialist/libero.
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January 31, 2012
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene. Bell-Jeff's Napier nominated for McDonald's All-American : Rishonda Napier has been an integral part of the success of the Bellarmine-Jefferson High's girls' basketball program the last four years. During her tenure, the senior guard has earned local, regional and state awards. However, the latest of Napier's accolades comes on a national level. Napier has been nominated as a McDonald's All-American candidate. For the past three and a half decades, McDonald's has recognized the finest high school basketball players in the nation with its All-American teams.
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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | October 22, 2010
BURBANK — Emily Tubert is having the time of her life. In the midst of her freshman season at the University of Arkansas, Tubert — who graduated from Burroughs High in May — is enjoying success with the Razorbacks women's golf team. "Working with my teammates and the coaches has just been a awesome experience," Tubert said. "I just love it here and I'm really enjoying competing and traveling with the team. " Earning accolades is something that Tubert has received a great deal of since picking up the sport a few years ago. She earned another prestigious honor Wednesday, when she was named to the Rolex Junior All-America First Team.
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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | November 29, 2013
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Western Nelson (Burroughs High, 2009) senior, Cal State San Marcos, men's cross-country : The former Burbank Leader Male Athlete of the Year selection ended his career with the Cougars by earning his fourth All-American honor. Cal State San Marcos wrapped up a successful campaign Nov. 23 with a 13th place finish at the National Assn. of Intercollegiate Athletics National Championships in Lawrence, Kan. The Cougars finished with 329 points - the same as Morningside (Iowa)
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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | May 29, 2012
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene. Burroughs graduate wins second-straight honor at Arkansas : Former Burroughs High standout Emily Tubert surely didn't endure a sophomore slump this season playing for the University of Arkansas women's golf team. For the second straight year, Tubert has been named a first-team All-American. In addition, she was also selected to the National Golf Coaches Assn. All-Central Region Team for the second consecutive year.
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BY JEFF TULLY | April 26, 2012
He put up big numbers, made a huge impact and enjoyed a wildly successful freshman season. Marcus LoVett Jr. also earned his share of awards locally, including being named CIF Southern Section Division V-A Player of the Year, Liberty League Player of the Year and 2012 All-Area Boys' Basketball Player of the Year. But LoVett's accolades are not limited to Southern California. This week, the sharp-shooting guard was named to the MaxPreps.com Freshman All-American Team. He also earned Division V All-State first-team honors by MaxPreps.com.
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January 31, 2012
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene. Bell-Jeff's Napier nominated for McDonald's All-American : Rishonda Napier has been an integral part of the success of the Bellarmine-Jefferson High's girls' basketball program the last four years. During her tenure, the senior guard has earned local, regional and state awards. However, the latest of Napier's accolades comes on a national level. Napier has been nominated as a McDonald's All-American candidate. For the past three and a half decades, McDonald's has recognized the finest high school basketball players in the nation with its All-American teams.
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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | December 3, 2011
Keeping up with area athletes competing in college . Western Nelson (Burroughs High, 2009) Cal State San Marcos men's cross-country : The former Indians standout earned All-America honors and helped the Cougars to a second-place finish at the 2011 National Assn. of Intercollegiate Athletics National Championships on Nov. 19. The Cougars came into the race at Fort Vancouver, Wash. as the No. 8 team, but finished the season at No. 2 after the runner-up finish. San Marcos returned to the podium for the first time since a fourth-place place finish in 2003.
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November 29, 2011
Bits ands pieces from the local ports scene . Hamanaka named honorable-mention All-American : Traci Hamanaka , a former Burroughs High standout and sophomore for the Wellesley College women's volleyball team, has been named an American Volleyball Coaches Assn. Division III honorable-mention All-American. The awards were presented Nov. 17 at the NCAA Division III Women's National Championship banquet in St. Louis. The honor came at the conclusion of a fine season for Hamanaka, a defensive specialist/libero.
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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | May 25, 2011
BURBANK — Emily Tubert's résumé is getting so long she will probably need a notebook to list all of her accomplishments. As a girls' golfer at Burroughs High, Tubert was a two-time Pacific League champion, a two-time All-Area player of the year, a two-time All-American and a CIF Southern Section champion. Before heading to the University of Arkansas, Tubert captured a U.S. women's amateur title. That success has carried over to her freshman season with the Razorbacks.
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By Grant Gordon | May 26, 2010
LANCASTER — Battling through pain, torrid winds and stiff and physical competition, Rosa Del Toro emerged Saturday afternoon as a state champion. Running a brilliant and strong race from start to finish, the Glendale Community College sophomore claimed victory in the women's 1,500-meters race at the California Community College Athletic Assn. Track and Field State Championships at Antelope Valley College. "It's so exciting, it's indescribable," said Del Toro, who won the race in 4 minutes 43.88 seconds, pulling away down the final stretch in front of second-place Sara Toberty of Orange Coast, who finished in 4:45.
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February 17, 2010
Burroughs alumni baseball game set The Burroughs High baseball program will be holding its annual alumni baseball game Feb. 27 at the school?s home field. The day will begin with a game between the junior varsity and freshmen teams at 10 a.m. Lunch will follow at 12:30 p.m. and a home-run derby is scheduled for 1 p.m. The premier game will pit the 2010 Indians? varsity squad against an alumni squad at 2 p.m. The Tepee concession stand will be open during the festivities, selling hamburgers, hot dogs, nachos and other items.
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