University of Redlands football assistant takes high school job

University of Redlands Special Teams Coordinator Aaron De La Rosa has accepted a position as offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach at Reedley High School in Northern California.

De La Rosa began his three-year tenure at Redlands as a graduate assistant coach, working with the linebackers while attending the School of Business.  After completing his Master of Arts in management, he took on the responsibilities of special teams coordinator and also coached the corners.

During his tenure the Bulldogs put together a solid 17-11 record that included the 2013 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) championship.

In 2014 and 2015, the Bulldogs led the conference in defensive turnovers, forcing their foes to 29 and 22 turnovers, respectively.

The Bulldogs ranked first in the conference in kick-off returns, punting, and punt returns during De La Rosa’s final season.

 

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Redlands softball player earns All-American accolade

Senior center fielder AJ Carrasco of the University of Redlands has beeb named to the HERO All-America Team. She is the lone player chosen from the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC).

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She hit .479 with a .551 on-base percentage and a .782 slugging percentage. Her stellar season included 57 hits, seven doubles, seven triples and five home runs with 25 stolen bases, 33 RBIs and 44 run scored.

She struck out just twice in 119 at bats.

Earlier this spring she earned her third first team All-SCIAC honor. She was also named first-team All-West Region and All-America by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.

Hers is the link to see the entire All-American list.

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Local Khaliffah Rosser earns top honor at CS Los Angeles

Senior Khaliffah Rosser was named Male Athlete of the Year at Cal State Los Angeles in festivities last week.

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Rosser, a graduate of Summit High School and Chaffey College, won the NCAA Division II championship in the 400 intermediate hurdles last month. In doing so he equaled a Cal State LA record with a winning time of 49.04.

Rosser is currently tied for No. 5 in the United States and No. 12 in the world and has automatically qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore. late this month.

Rosser was also named the West Region Track Athlete of the Year and won conference titles in the 400 hurdles and 4×100 relay. He also set a new school record in the 400 with a time of 45.74.

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