Thursday, August 22, 2019

2 SPMS Girls & Club Team Win USA Volleyball Junior National Championship

This article was written and produced by Laura J. Fawcett SG Elite Roshambo swept through the 12 National ranks at the USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championships, losing just one set en route to the...

South Pasadena Kubb Team Ranks 9th in U.S. National Championships

For the 5th year in a row a masterful team from a relatively small and not particularly well known city (South Pasadena) competed for a National Championship in a niche game of skill and...

Get Out and Play! | A.C. Green Basketball Camp Registration Underway

He played an unequalled 1,192 straight games with the Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat, earning the nickname “Iron Man” for the lofty achievement. Along the way, he won three NBA...

Throwback Thursday | U.S. Women’s Soccer Success Has Local Roots

On Sunday, the U.S. women’s national soccer team won back-to-back World Cup soccer titles continuing their unpreceded success in the sport. U.S. women’s soccer team record: Four FIFA World Cup (1991, 1999, 2015, 2019) Four...

Back-to-Back Champs | Little League Team Takes Title for Second Year

With a narrow 2-1 victory over East Alhambra, South Pasadena Little League’s 9-11 All Star baseball team recently won the District 18 championship. It marked the second straight year that the 9-11 year-old squad walked...

South Pasadenan Makes the Big Leagues | Casey Slattery Drafted for the NY Mets

Casey Slattery says it “was the best feeling in the world” after being drafted in the 38th round by the New York Mets in the recent Major League Baseball draft. Slattery, who grew up and...

SPHS Alumni Spotlight | Claire Kieffer-Wright: An Exceptional Athlete

Her athletic achievements were remarkable as Claire Kieffer-Wright looks back with fond memories growing up in South Pasadena, attending Monterey Hills and Marengo elementary schools, and South Pasadena Middle School before graduating from South...

New Athletic Director Begins July 1 | Anthony Chan’s Designs for Change at SPHS

Anthony Chan is determined to give South Pasadena High’s athletic program the same reputation it has in academics, which is among the best in the state. Shoring up some sports is a top priority as...

New Varsity Basketball Coach | Ernest Baskerville to Lead SPHS Boys’ Team

South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD) has selected Ernest Baskerville as the high school’s new boys’ varsity basketball coach. “We interviewed a very strong and experienced group of candidates for the position and were impressed...

South Pasadena Golf Tournament | Rose Parade Funds Successfully Raised for Float

John Vandercook says it’s always special when golfers come together to raise funds and create plenty of fun on the same day. That’s what the South Pasadena Tournament of Roses Golf Tournament is all about. About...