About Fred Robledo

Fred J. Robledo is the local sports editor for the Los Angeles Newspaper Group

Rosters set for the annual Blue/Red All-Star games at Alhambra and ELAC

Rosters for the annual Blue/Red All-Star Baseball Underclassmen/Senior games have been set. The Underclassmen game will be played at Moor Field in Alhambra on Sunday, June 7, at 2 p.m. The Senior Game will be played at East Los Angeles Community College in Monterey Park on Monday, June 8 at 7 p..m



UNDERCLASSMEN ROSTERS (Sunday, June 7, Alhambra HS, 2 p.m.)


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St. Francis boys basketball makes big-time hire with Chaminade’s Todd Wolfson

By Jack Pollon, Daily News contributor
Chaminade boys basketball coach Todd Wolfson has left the West Hills campus and has taken the same position at St. Francis in La Canada.
Wolfson spent seven successful seasons at Chaminade, leading the Eagles to a CIF Division III state championship in 2014.
Wolfson was 142-48 over seven seasons and was named Cal Hi Sports coach of the year in 2014 as well as Daily News Coach of the Year.
Wolfson led Chaminade to a Southern Section championship game appearance in 2009 and was the division coach of the year despite losing to perennial power Price in the finals.
“Seven years ago I was hired to bring excitement to the Chaminade boys basketball program and compete for championships every year,” said Wolfson in a statement posted to his Twitter feed. “I feel with the help of an amazing athletic director, administration, assistant coaches and players, we accomplished that task.”
Wolfson has also had tremendous success moving players to the next level.
Wolfson was instrumental in helping the following players move on: Jules Montgomery (Prairie View A&M), Jamal McClerkin (Metro St.), Gilles Dierickx (Washington), Jaron Martin (UC Irvine), Jack Williams (Pacific) and Michael Oguine (Montana).

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Nomination forms for annual Blue-Red SGV All-Star Underclassman an Senior Baseball Games

BLUE-RED-GAME: Coaches in the East and West San Gabriel Valley need to contact Nogales baseball coach and all-star game organizer Don Montanez or Alhambra coach Steve Gewecke to nominate players for the San Gabriel Valley Blue-Red underclassman and senior games. The Underclassman game will be held at Moor Field in Alhambra on June, at 2 p.m. and the Senior game will be held at East Los Angeles Community College in Monterey Park on June 8, at 7 p.m. Danny Roddy of Northview and Danny Meza of Rosemead will coach the Underclassman Game. Paul Acosta of Walnut and Houston Hernandez of Schurr will coach the Senior Game.



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Tribune/Star-News/Whittier Softball All-Star game for seniors and underclassmen set for June 7 at U. of La Verne

West Covina High School softball coach Jesse Mendez, a catalyst in keeping the San Gabriel Valley all-star softball game alive the past couple years, is working with San Gabriel Valley coaches with help from our San Gabriel Valley sports team of reporters to create the inaugural San Gabriel Valley/Pasadena Star-News/Whittier Daily News senior all-star game AND Underclassmen game on June 7 at the University of La Verne’s state of art softball complex. Similar to the annual Tribune/Star-News All-Star basketball games, players will be selected from the SGVN readership, pitting the Tribune vs. the Star-News/Whittier Daily News All-Stars on Sunday, June 7, which follows the June 5-6 CIF softball championships. The game will be a doubleheader with the exciting underclassman game followed by the final game for seniors. Coaches in the Star-News area wanting to nominate players should reach out to keith.lair@langnews.com and in Whittier email steve.ramirez@langnews.com, and also include me in the emails at fred.robledo@langnews.com. Tribune coaches should get in touch with me or Jesse Mendez and of course this thread is a good place for readers to suggest who should be in the games.

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La Salle boys basketball after Christmas Tournament is a doozy

LaSalle’s 32-team post-Christmas tournament is loaded with talent. Here’s the schedule starting the day after Christmas at four different locations.

First Round Games
Friday December 26, 2014
East Region (La Salle High School)

4:00pm – Eisenhower vs San Marcos
5:30pm – Desert Pines vs Long Beach Millikan
7:00pm – Eagle Rock vs De La Salle
8:30pm – Lakeside vs La Salle

North Region (Village Christian High School)
4:00pm – Trinity Classical vs Renaissance Academy
5:30pm – Stockdale vs West Ranch
7:00pm – Granada Hills vs Highland
8:30pm – Providence vs Village Christian

South Region (Price High School)
4:00pm – St Bernard vs South Pasadena
5:30pm – Venice vs Bishop Montgomery
7:00pm – St Monica vs Palisades
8:30pm – Bernstein vs Price

West Region (Campbell Hall High School)
4:00pm – Legacy vs Notre Dame
5:30pm – Malibu vs Calabasas
7:00pm – Bell‐Jeff vs El Camino Real
8:30pm – Chatsworth vs Campbell Hall

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