Azusa Pacific University

An Eight-Year-Old’s Journey to Becoming a National Judo Champion  

Two years ago, eight-year-old Johana Harewood-Pope became a student of judo and jujitsu kai, now, she is the best judo competitor in her division in the entire country, after winning the 2018 Winter Nationals in December! Recently, the Los Angeles Sentinel spoke with young athlete and her father, Dr. Blaine Pope, to discuss the Judo Winter National Tournament and her plans for the New Year. 

Minutemen Suffer Heartbreaking Defeat

The Minutemen who have been on a whirlwind ride upsetting larger and higher ranked school like St. John Bosco and Tahquitz High School (Hemet) advanced to the finals and almost pulled off the dramatic victory.