Anaheim Colonists celebrated the 60th Anniversary of the historic 1956 CIF Championship game - ranked #6 of the top 100 events in CIF's last 100 years - by inviting former players back to the campus on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016.
The players were feted by the Varsity Football Team and fans who … [Read More...]
It was a Car Show of the most spirited kind when more than 100 cool classics cruised onto the Anaheim High campus, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2016.
The Colony gathering included Pep Stage performances by the choir, cheer squad and Anaheim Performing Arts Conservatory students who created a high-energy … [Read More...]
It is considered the biggest high school football game in California history – the legendary 1956 CIF championship game between Anaheim and Downey High Schools. The game has never been matched in terms of local interest, young idols, and a record-setting crowd. Sixty years later, the game that ended … [Read More...]
The Colony community celebrated Homecoming 2016 over Sept. 23 and 24 with several gatherings, including a varsity football game, an on-campus rally and several class reunions. A full stadium of fans cheered as the Colonists defeated the Loara Saxons 28-0 at La Palma Park’s Glover Stadium. A performance by the Anaheim Band and Flags, as […]
With USA athletes earning a record number of medals in the 2016 Summer Olympics, the AHSAA thought it was high time to highlight Anaheim High’s own Olympic athletes. Anaheim High’s legendary swim and water polo coach Jon Urbanchek, himself an Olympic swimmer, is in Rio now as a special assistant coach for the U.S. Olympic Swimming Team, […]
It was a long walk f0r a boy from Anaheim, who used to dive off the garage rafters on to an old couch, to carrying the flag in the ’68 Olympics as co-captain of the Men’s Gymnastics Team in Mexico City. But Class of 1963’s Sid Sowder Freudenstein’s transition to a world champion, from that […]
As a skinny sixth grader in 1957, his photo appeared in the Anaheim Bulletin’s sports section competing in a long forgotten jumping competition. The caption suggested that “maybe someday little Ricky Sloan” will make it to the Olympics.” The prediction came true but in such a roundabout way that some might call it miraculous. Miracle […]
Anaheim High’s Boy’s Track & Field team won their first out right Orange League Track Championship in 30 years. They won five dual meets and had an incredible finish yesterday (5/5/16) beating Valley High 168.50 to 163. The meet was held at Century High. The complete results are listed below. Anaheim – 168.50 Valley – […]
Good friends, fond memories and a love for “Old AU” were all part of the mix at the AHS Alumni Association Membership Drive Mixer held June 14 (Flag Day) at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim. Thanks to the generosity of AHS alumni, family and friends, the AHSAA has donated more than $100,000 to Anaheim High and […]
Like many men from his era, 78-year-old Del Drake loves cars and sports, especially Fords and baseball. Of course, the vehicles he was driving while attending Anaheim High are now considered classics, and baseball has evolved from a game played with informal rules using improvised equipment to a big money sport that’s become America’s beloved […]