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LCA mauled by Grizzlies, need to answer ‘wake up call’

Posted on 25. Aug, 2018 by .


By Michael Ashcraft — Lighthouse Christian Academy’s ice-breaking game broke the Saints, who were mauled by the Grizzlies 0-46 on Aug. 23. Even so, LCA coaches weren’t completely unhappy. “We play this team every year at the beginning of the season. They’re a good, solid team. They’re a large school,” said Head Coach Zach Scribner. more »

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The spirit of Lighthouse in Saints’ first football game of ’16

Posted on 03. Sep, 2016 by .


By Michael Ashcraft Nobody embodies the spirit of Lighthouse better than Jelove Mira: He hates football. But when his undermanned school needed another guy to just barely have enough players for its 8-man football team, Jelove put others ahead of his own desires. He’s an artist, not a jock. But he donned a football uniform more »

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Coach Patience

Posted on 30. Oct, 2014 by .


He plays golf. Other football coaches turn red screaming at their players. Veins pop out on their necks. Tongues fly wildly like helicopter blades. Playbooks get thrown to the ground and words fly onto the field like anti-tank rockets. Not Zach Scribner. He’s Coach Patience. In a recent game, the opposing coach approached, seething, the more »

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Lighthouse football win: Made in China

Posted on 12. Oct, 2014 by .


LA VERNE – As with everything else nowadays, Lighthouse‘s 8-man football win against La Verne Calvary Baptist had stamped on it: Made in China. That’s because Raymond Kong, a sophomore from Shanghai, made two interceptions in the last half to turn the tide of the Oct. 11 game. The Saints, outnumbered 2-1, were trailing the more »

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No Diary of a Wimpy Kid for inexperienced football team

Posted on 22. Sep, 2014 by .


ROLLING HILLS – With 100-pounders and players whose football experience is literally limited to one month, Lighthouse’ 2014 football season had all the makings of a plot for Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Last year we had brawn. This year we have scrawn. But LCA has refused to be bullied. On Sept. 12, the Saints more »

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