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SPORTS
By Matt Szabo | November 29, 2013
At 5-foot-7, Sage Hill School junior Halland McKenna does not tower over many people on the volleyball court. The height certainly isn't short outside of the gym. It certainly is short, though, for a high school outside hitter, even at a small school like Sage Hill. McKenna has to play smart, using the angles and picking her spots. "I definitely think it's placement," she said. "I can't hit like [Sage junior outside] Kekai [Whitford]. Kekai, oh my God, she can knock someone's head off. I can hit anywhere, but it's just that I can't get up that high to hit straight down.
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NEWS
By Alexandra Baird, dailypilot@latimes.com | June 3, 2011
NEWPORT COAST — When Olivia Simon sat down in Cha for Tea to write the speech she would give at her graduation from Sage Hill School, she wasn't sure how to explain her time there, but all that changed when three junior girls walked in. Simon, who will attend Washington University in St. Louis in the fall, said although she didn't know the girls well, they recognized each other from school and immediately sat down and started talking. "We laughed together like we were old friends," she said.
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By Jeremiah Dobruck | February 6, 2013
When Mihir Worah, managing director at the asset management giant Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO), arrived in Newport Beach, he had a quibble. "I moved to Orange County about 10 years ago, and I'm always complaining about how folks here don't care about science, and they're not excited," the particle physicist said. His son attends Sage Hill School on Newport Coast, so when administrators asked Worah to join a team advising the private college preparatory academy how to build a science center that would benefit the county, he agreed.
SPORTS
May 13, 2013
The Estancia High and Sage Hill School baseball teams are the lone survivors/playoff squads from the Newport-Mesa area. Both teams were assigned Tuesday wild-card games when CIF Southern Section playoff pairings were released Monday. Games are scheduled to begin at 3:15 p.m. In Division 4, Estancia (16-9), the Orange Coast League third-place team will play at Montebello (15-9), the Almont League second-place team. The winner will play at South Torrance (17-10, Pioneer League champion)
SPORTS
October 28, 2010
When/where: Tonight, 7 at Sage Hill School Key Lightning: Sr. TB/DB Taylor Ross (1,302 yards rushing, 20 TDs); Jr. LB David Fenner (team-high 82 tackles, two sacks); Sr. QB/DB Randall Mycorn (690 yards passing, six TDs, two INTs); Sr. OL/DL T.J. Danner. Key Tartans: Sr. QB/S Joey Seco; Jr. TB/CB Kent Izuka; Sr. WR/LB Davis Edwards. Breakdown: Tonight's rivalry game is the Academy League opener for both Sage Hill (6-1) and St. Margaret's (4-3) … Both teams are ranked in the CIF Southern Section East Valley Division, with the Tartans at No. 5 and the Lightning at No. 7 … The rivalry has been one-sided in its history, with St. Margaret's winning all eight previous meetings … The Lightning have never gotten closer than a 42-21 loss in 2006 against their rivals … St. Margaret's has won 18 consecutive Academy League games in a row since 2004 … Ross is leading Orange County in both rushing yards and rushing touchdowns, having already set school records in both categories.
SPORTS
May 4, 2013
Corona del Mar High, Newport Harbor and Sage Hill School secured home matches to open the CIF Southern Section playoffs in boys' volleyball, as pairings were released Saturday morning. In Division 1, CdM (18-10), the Pacific Coast League champion, will play host to Trabuco Hills, Tuesday night. Matches are scheduled to being at 7 p.m. Trabuco Hills (27-5) finished third in the South Coast League. Also in Division 1, Newport Harbor (20-8), the Sunset League second-place team, will play at home against Newhall Hart (17-13-1)
SPORTS
August 27, 2013
SEIGNOSSE - LE PENON, France - Courtney Conlogue, a graduate of Sage Hill School, won the Swatch Girls Pro France surfing event completed Sunday. Conlogue, celebrating her 21st birthday Sunday, defeated Joanne Defay in the final, posting a wave score of 9.60, the second-best of the event, and 8.87 to total 18.47 points out of a possible 20. Defay, a French competitor, totaled 14.0 for her two waves in the final. It was the second straight Girls Pro France victory for Conlogue, who earned $8,000.
SPORTS
March 7, 2011
BOYS' GOLF Estancia 216, Loara 267 COSTA MESA — Junior Jake Knapp shot two-over-par 39 to earn medalist honors and lead the Eagles in the Golden West League match Monday at the Costa Mesa Golf & Country Club. Courtland Lee (41), Jake Stone (45), Aaron Wood (45) and Ryan Quinlan (46) also scored for Estancia (3-0, 1-0 in league). BOYS' TENNIS Lightning Invitational NEWPORT BEACH — Sage Hill School finished second and Newport Harbor third in the five-team event Monday at The Tennis Club.
SPORTS
May 12, 2011
YUCAIPA — Sage Hill School boys' volleyball coach Dan Thomassen said his team couldn't finish in Game 2 and it made a difference against Yucaipa Thursday night. The sixth-seeded Thunderbirds (21-1) fed off their home crowd and beat No. 10 Sage, 18-25, 25-23, 22-25, 25-18, 15-9, in a CIF Southern Section Division IV second-round match. "It was one of the games that we couldn't find a way to win it," Thomassen said of the second set. "It was 22-all. They kept getting better in front of their crowd.
SPORTS
December 14, 2012
Sage Hill School senior outside hitter Maggie Danner and sophomore outside hitter Halland Mckenna each made the All-Academy League first team after leading the girls' volleyball team to its second straight CIF Southern Section championship appearance. Sage Hill's second-team picks were sophomore opposite Kekai Whitford and sophomore setter Maddy Abbott. Brenna Van Hoogenstyn was an honorable mention. The Lightning played rival St. Margaret's for the section title again. While Sage Hill beat St. Margaret's in the Division 4-AA final in 2011, it lost to the Tartans in the Division 3-A final this year.
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