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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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LCA pushes back against 250-lb linemen in loss to Calvary Chapel Downey

Posted on 18. Sep, 2017 by .


By Marcus Scribner, LCA sophomore — Calvary Chapel Downey won the first half, but the Saints won the second half of Saturday’s football game. Despite the 18-48 loss, the Lighthouse Christian Academy‘s 8-man football team left the game with their heads held high. Because they were smaller and had injured players, LCA was no match more »

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He played ‘sick’ against Bloomington

Posted on 10. Sep, 2016 by .


By Michael Ashcraft After throwing up all week, Justin Berry was expected to throw down. He decked his pads, suited up and caught one of LCA’s two touchdown passes Saturday. “There was no way I was not going to play,” the sophomore said. The tall basketball player used those basketball hands to grab over the 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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Like Christ on the football field | Saints finish season with a win

Posted on 31. Oct, 2015 by .


Highlight video Like Christ, he hazarded his life to help his buddies win. And the Saints won 54-15 against Concordia High School of Sylmar, their first win of the 2015 season – thanks to a 200-pound senior who was already injured. The Cougars were the first to score. “They were just moving the ball. We more »

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