Anaheim High School is one step closer to rebuilding the campus pool, as architects have revealed their renderings for the new aquatics center, including a video that captures the project in 3D.
This conceptual design of the aquatics center includes a 38 meter-by-25 yard competition pool with … [Read More...]
With the 2016 Summer Olympics in full swing, 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 … [Read More...]
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 6th … [Read More...]
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 – […]
Growing up in Anaheim in the 1950s was truly a “Happy Days” atmosphere. The population was in the neighborhood of 14,000 residents. City youth cruised the streets in their hotrods and hopped up cars. Cool hang outs like the Bean Hut and other drive-ins were in abundance. With a gas station on every corner and […]
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 […]
Happy 102nd birthday to AUHS Class of 1932 graduate Elmer Thill! He celebrated his 102nd on April 19, 2016. Thill is truly a treasured “Vintage Colonist.” Still true to his school, he has attended several AHSAA mixers, Alumni Breakfasts and has marched with his alma mater in the annual City of Anaheim Halloween Parade. In […]
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 […]
When AHS alumni history teacher Alex Lamb from Class of 1967 learned there was an Anaheim graduate who served in WWII living just blocks from the school, he immediately contacted the AHSAA to arrange a speaking date for his students who were studying the Battle of the Bulge. Robert Fischle from AUHS Class of 1941 accepted […]