Flintridge Sacred Heart falls in shootout...

Flintridge Sacred Heart falls in shootout

The Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy girls’ soccer team fell in a

shootout against Simi Valley Royal in Saturday’s quarterfinal match

of the 35th L.A. Watts Summer Games at Cerritos College.


Despite playing without returning players Hannah Hand, Natalie

Hodge, Erin Marshall and Kate Mitchell, and talented newcomers Lauren

Boustos and Courtney West, the Tologs still managed to tie the

Highlanders, 1-1, before falling on penalty kicks, 8-7.


It marked the second straight year Flintridge Sacred Heart bowed

out of the L.A. games via shootout, losing to Santa Monica in the

quarterfinals last summer.

Trailing, 1-0, after the first of two 25-minute halves, the Tologs

finally tied the match with 10 minutes remaining in regulation as

Katie Woods scored on an assist from returning News-Press All-Area

first-team honoree Jackie Fisher.

Both teams converted on their first seven penalty kicks, before


the Highlanders blocked Flintridge Sacred Heart’s attempt in the

eighth round.

Tologs secure Mihailovic for camp

The Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy girls’ soccer program has

secured one of the top coaches in the country, Aleks Mihailovic, to

conduct its summer soccer camp, which will run from July 15-18 at the

school, on 440 St. Katherine Drive, La Canada Flintridge.

The camp, which is open to boys and girls between the ages of 6


and 12, and to girls between the ages of 13 and 17, will also

feature instruction from the Tolog coaching staff.

Mihailovic is the U.S. Soccer Federation State Director of

Coaching for Illinois and a three-time Division I conference Coach of

the Year.

A former professional player, Mihailovic was the third player in

NCAA history to amass 40 goals and 40 assists during his playing


Players that he has mentored include U.S. men’s soccer team member

Brian McBride and former Indiana University standout and two-time

NCAA Division I Player of the Year Kenny Snow.

Mihailovic is also one of the few coaches in the U.S. to hold both

a USSF Coaching License in addition to a FIFA International Coaching


Mihailovic’s training will provide an opportunity to introduce

basic soccer skills, as well as specially selected technical and

tactical exercises for more experienced, competitive players.

The afternoon session, strictly for the older set of girls, will

be exclusively devoted to the advanced training of players who desire

to play at the high school and even college levels.

For more information, call Flintridge Sacred Heart, at (626)


MLS to have soccer camp in La Crescenta

Major League Soccer will be having its MLS Camps Summer of Rising

Stars at Dunsmore Park starting in mid-July.

There will be two sessions, with the first running July 15-19 and

the other from Aug. 19-23.

The fee ranges depending on age. For 5- and 6-year-olds, the cost

is $70 per player. For participants ages 7-18, cost is $110.

All campers will receive an MLS gift, a T-shirt and a free

companion ticket to an MLS game. A free coach’s clinic will also be

held for parents and coaches.

For more information, call Frances Miganno at 957-8845 or Karen

Royer at 541-9166, or visit

Flyers holding summer soccer youth camps

The Flyers Soccer Club, located in the San Gabriel Valley, and the

Roger Barkley Community Center in La Canada Flintridge have teamed up

to have a summer soccer camp for youths.

The camp will focus on teaching the fundamentals of the game, like

dribbling, trapping, passing and shooting.

A T-shirt and soccer ball will be provided to each player.

The clinic will run July 8-12, from 9 a.m. to noon each day.

To register, visit or call the

Barkley Community Center at 790-4353.

Tim Goldrick Jr. Golf Tournament held

The fourth annual Tim Goldrick Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament will

be held Aug. 17 at Vista Valencia Golf Course in Valencia.

Goldrick, who died at the age of 35 because of colon cancer,

attended Glendale Community College. The tournament is to honor his

memory and raise money for charitable causes.

The cost per golfer is $75. The deadline for entry is July 27.

Girls rule the court at CV hoop camp

Crescenta Valley High girls’ basketball Coach Bruce Breeden will

be hosting a girls’ basketball camp July 8-12 at CV, scheduled for 8

a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

The camp will incorporate competition and player evaluation, and

includes lunch.

To register, visit or call the

Barkley Community Center at 790-4353.

Hill holds second annual basketball camp

La Canada High girls’ basketball Coach Tamar Hill has three weeks

set aside in the summer for her second annual Spartan All-Stars

girls’ basketball camp.

The camp is open to girls ages to 8 to 14 and will be held in the

La Canada High main gym from 1:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The three weeks that are scheduled for the camp are July 15-19,

July 22-26 and July 29-Aug. 2.

For more information, call (323) 665-1295 or log on to

Youth girls’ basketball camp coming up

The fourth annual Crescenta Valley Youth Basketball Girls’ Camp

will be held Aug. 19-23 at Crescenta Valley High, 4400 Ramsdell

Ave., La Crescenta.

The camp, geared for athletes ages 7-13, costs $200 and space is


Awards, prizes and awards will be handed out.

UCLA women’s basketball star and former CV standout Michelle

Greco, who will enter her senior season this upcoming year, will

coach the clinic.

UCLA women’s basketball Coach Kathy Olivier will speak and the

camp will feature former college stars Marie Philman, Melanie

Pearson, Missy Bynon and others.

For more information, call 957-8656.