• St. Monica Academy’s volleyball season ends in playoff loss to Upland Christian Academy

    At the end of the Division 5 state playoff match between the St. Monica Academy Crusaders and Upland Christian Academy Lady Eagles on Nov. 28, the St. Monica players remained so upbeat after dropping their third game of the match that I thought to myself, “Wait ... is it actually best of seven? Not best of five? Is the match not over?”


  • Top-ranked St. John Bosco tops Bishop Amat, earns spot in Pac 5 title game

    Most teams would be thrilled with a 21-3 halftime lead in a state semifinal game, but the St. John Bosco Braves aren’t “most teams.” Considered by many to be the nation’s top high school football team, Bosco hasn’t won a game all season by fewer than 19 points, and fully believes that its greatest opponent is on its own sideline.

  • St. John Bosco H.S. wins Trinity League title

    St. John Bosco, the top-ranked high school team in the nation, captured the Trinity League title Nov. 27 with a commanding 63-10 win over Bishop Amat. Up 21-3 at halftime, the undefeated St. John Bosco Braves amped things up to an even higher level in the second half, exploding for 28 points in the third quarter and another 14 in the fourth.


  • St. Monica Academy ends season with unexpected losing streak

    St. Monica Academy's remarkable Cinderella season, which included a Section 5A championship and a shattering of pre-season expectations, came to an end Nov. 28 at the hands of Division 5 top seed Upland Christian Academy Lady Eagles, who defeated the St. Monica Crusaders in three straight games.


  • Coaches Corner with Marijon Ancich and Steve Grady

    Recent CIF Southern Section Hall of Fame inductees Marijon Ancich of St. Paul and Steve Grady of Loyola reflect on their stellar careers coaching the game they love, and the philosophies that fueled them.

  • Senior Spotlight with C.J. Pollard

    Though Pollard is still a year away from donning the Trojan uniform, he already knows quite a bit about what it’s like to play for a school with a rich football tradition. Pollard is the 92nd Serra Cavalier to earn high school All-American honors in football, and the third on the team this year (defensive end Oluwole Betiku and safety Brandon Burton).

  • San Gabriel Mission High School competes in Nike champions’ tournament

    San Gabriel Mission High School competed in the 2015 Nike Volleyball Tournament of Champions in Chandler, Arizona, Oct. 1-3.

  • Sports Schedule: 09/22-09/27

    Sports Schedule: 09/22-09/27

  • Football: CIF Southern Section Week 1 scores

    Full polls for the week of 08/31/15 are available at cifss.org.




  • Senior Moments with Samantha Anderson and Arianna Obligación

    In this week’s Senior Moments, Sacred Heart of Jesus softball standouts/best buds Samantha Anderson and Arianna Obligación share how their childhood hurdles have influenced their plans for college and why they’ve been “partners in crime” since kindergarten.



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Iowa and us in a Year of Mercy

Kathryn Jean Lopez

It was in the general-purpose room of St. Francis of Assisi Church in West Des Moines that Donald Trump made his last pitch to Iowa voters, inside a caucus room. He wanted to make sure people remembered that not only will he build the wall on our border with Mexico, but that he’s the only candidate who will make Mexico pay for it.


February 2016
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February 7, 2016

  • Sunday, February 7

    Rosary and Mass for Life, 4:30 p.m., St. Cornelius Church, 5500 E. Wardlow Rd., Long Beach. Rosary begins at 4:30 p.m., followed by Mass at 5 p.m. For information, contact Sylvia Aimerito at (562) 429-1965 or visit AudioGirlMinistries.com.


    Solemn Mass for the Last Sunday before Lent, 12 p.m., St. Cyril of Jerusalem Church, 15520 Ventura Blvd,, Encino. Dale Jergenson – Dixieland Mass. Soloists and Dixieland Band, with the combined choirs of St. Cyril of Jerusalem and St. Francis de Sales of Sherman Oaks.


    Year of Mercy Mass in the Shrine of St. John Paul II, 3p.m., Our Lady of the Bright Mount Church, 3424 W. Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles. Mass in Polish with Father Rafal Dygula, S.Ch., pastor and shrine director. Mass followed by adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and confession, with Divine Mercy Chaplet. Closing prayer will be a blessing and veneration of the 1st class relic of St. John Paul II.  


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