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Keeya Dixon is Muir’s Basketball Star, After a Delayed Start
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Keeya Dixon is Muir’s Basketball Star, After a Delayed Start

By Nathan Foster Muir senior Keeya Dixon loves to play basketball. However, unlike most high school players, her first time really playing the game was in high school. While most young athletes tend to stick to a single sport, Dixon switched from soccer to basketball her freshman year at Muir. “I played soccer for eight…

Last-Minute Layup Leads Tigers Over Cubs, 48-45
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Last-Minute Layup Leads Tigers Over Cubs, 48-45

  Favela scores 1,000th point and game-winning basket   Photos and Story By Christian Romo Westridge senior Juliana Favela (34) scored her 1,000th Prep League point, and it wasn’t even her biggest basket of the game. Favela’s 22 points helped the visiting Westridge Tigers (11-8, 7-4 Prep) hold off the Mayfield Cubs (6-14, 3-7 Prep),…

South Pasadena Stuns Blair, 64-62
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South Pasadena Stuns Blair, 64-62

Tigers score 25 in the fourth quarter for their first league win By Christian Romo Up by 13 early in the fourth quarter, the Vikings looked on their way to a comfortable victory. But an explosive quarter and a dramatic layup from senior Stone Franco (4) brought the last-place Tigers their first league win of…

PHS Holds Off Muir, 69-66
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PHS Holds Off Muir, 69-66

Hamilton scores 25 as Mustangs miss last-second opportunity By Christian Romo Fans parked their cars on side streets, alleys, outdoor courts, virtually anywhere with open space outside of the gym at John Muir High School. Vendors sold teriyaki bowls in the hallway at halftime. A peddler entered in the middle of the game hawking hastily…

Vikings Beat Eagles at Marshall Sports Complex Unveiling
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Vikings Beat Eagles at Marshall Sports Complex Unveiling

  By Christian Romo Not even a loss to their cross-town rivals could spoil the party at Marshall. As the first opponent at the brand new $11.5 million Marshall Sports Complex, the Blair Vikings (5-1) defeated the Marshall Eagles (5-7), 80-60, Friday night in Pasadena. Blair junior Dezmond Washington (23) led all players with 18…

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