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St. Pius X-St. Matthias Academy to begin playing football in 2017

St. Pius X-St. Matthias Academy in Downey has announced that it will begin playing varsity football in 2017.

Re-established as a co-ed school in 2013, it had a long tradition of playing football when it was Pius X.

Here's the link to the school's announcement.

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Football: Saturday's scores

Saturday, October 22nd



Dorsey 42, Crenshaw 14


San Pedro 20, Wilmington Banning 7



Westminster 35, Orange 27


Canyon Springs 38, Arlington 37


Rio Hondo Prep 39, Trinity Classical Academy 0


Saddleback Valley Christian 41, Webb 14

Santa Clarita Christian 42, Fairmont Prep 35


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Baseball: It will be a Hart High World Series reunion for Trevor Bauer and Mike Montgomery

The World Series that begins Tuesday in Cleveland is already going to produce a rarity. There's two pitchers who played on the same high school baseball team in 2008, Newhall Hart.

Trevor Bauer of the Cleveland Indians and Mike Montgomery of the Chicago Cubs will have a Hart High reunion. That became possible after the Cubs defeated the Dodgers, 5-0, Saturday night.

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Football: Gafa brothers lead San Pedro to 20-7 win over Banning

In winning its seventh consecutive game and setting up a showdown with unbeaten Narbonne next week, San Pedro turned to the Gafa brothers, Sohl and Junior, to defeat Banning, 20-7, on Saturday in a Marine League game at the Coliseum.

Sohl, a senior defensive end, had two sacks and was on crutches by the end of the game with an ice pack on his knee.

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Cross country: Great Oak sweeps boys and girls team titles at Mt. SAC

Great Oak remains No. 1 in boys and girls cross country after sweeping the sweepstakes team titles at the Mt. San Antonio College Invitational on Saturday.

Christian Ricketts of Arroyo Grande had the fastest boys' time in 14:59.

Sophomore Claudio Lane of Malibu had the fastest girls' time in 16:32, a course record for a sophomore.

Here's the link to complete results from PrepCaltrack.com.

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Football: Dorsey has fun defeating rival Crenshaw at the Coliseum

There was a hop to the step when Dorsey players first walked onto the Coliseum floor Saturday morning. If there had been music playing, some probably would have started to dance.

The Dons couldn't wait to play rival Crenshaw in a Coliseum League game on the field the Rams and USC call home. In a game filled with big plays, the Dons came through with a 42-14 victory.

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