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Coach Hollis Shannon

March 4, 2014 by Mike Mo Way (Register to contact)

Howdy classmates,
Just had lunch with Coach Hollis Shannon at Luigi's. What a great time! We reminisced about those glory days 50+ years ago. Our table was next to a collage of photos including Terry Maddux, Steve Rojas, Bob Ray and ??? Cruz!!! Hollis was s super coach, teacher and mentor! Man, we went over old times yakking about Terry Newman, Bob Boyer (RIP, good buddy), Bob Martini (RIP, good buddy) Joe Sellers, Tom Aguirre, Richard Simmons, Bill Funk, Ruben Elias, Lee Hammett, Jon Wells, Joy Stewart, Terry Maddux, Socorro Pena, Charlie Gillenwater, Kip Campbell, Migs Apsit, Bob Aston, Harry Wetzler,Don Prewett, Margaret Sprague, Walter Shore, Paul Sunderland etc. etc. What a privilege to have Hollis as a mentor and friend!!! And what a unique and special class we were---and are!!! Go Blades '63!!! PS---Thanks for all, Hollis---you made a difference!!! PS---I'll post pics tomorrow.

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PHOTO GALLERY: East High School graduation 2019 | Multimedia  The Bakersfield Californian

East High prepares for 2019 Hall of Fame event on Feb. 9  The Bakersfield Californian

7 students arrested after 2 fights break out at East Bakersfield High School  KGET 17

High school football season starts Friday night  The Bakersfield Californian

'Addams Family' a scream come true for East High cast  The Bakersfield Californian

Slew of high school graduations kick off Wednesday  The Bakersfield Californian

Remains of Bakersfield son turned Marine coming home  The Bakersfield Californian

PEAAK Awards to honor best in activities, athletics across KHSD  The Bakersfield Californian

Thespians, athletes, scholars honored at annual PEAAK Awards  The Bakersfield Californian

Procession escorting Marine's remains will pass by his childhood home and school Thursday  The Bakersfield Californian

KHSD superintendent recognizes 118 top students  The Bakersfield Californian

20th annual Kern County College Night set for Sept. 9  The Bakersfield Californian

Local VFW post changing name in memory of Medal of Honor recipient  The Bakersfield Californian

Remains of long-missing Marine greeted with gratitude and respect in his hometown  The Bakersfield Californian

Suspicious envelope found at East Bakersfield High School  Bakersfield Now

Prep Football: Down but not out | Sports  Porterville Recorder

CSUB officials, students view additional high school math, science course a positive for college readiness  The Bakersfield Californian

Local veteran makes his way home after 76 years  Bakersfield Now

Once he was lost, but now he is found: Marine laid to rest in his hometown  The Bakersfield Californian

Remains of World War II Marine returning to Bakersfield  KERO 23ABC News

Garces Memorial to kick off high school graduations Tuesday  The Bakersfield Californian

TUHS Band, drumline takes first at Frontier competition  Taft Midway Driller

From Guam to Princeton: Foothill senior has eyes set on Ivy League after life's long journey  The Bakersfield Californian

McCarthy to present Kern County students with 2019 Merit Award  The Bakersfield Californian

The possibility of Bakersfield tunnels still fires the imagination  The Bakersfield Californian

A family's story: The search for 59563  The Bakersfield Californian

KHSD students recognized for achievements at PEAAK Awards  The Bakersfield Californian

Program encourages teens to become health professionals by letting them work alongside them  The Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield, McFarland instructors selected as Kern County Teachers of the Year  The Bakersfield Californian

ROBERT PRICE: Galey has enough stories to float any boat  The Bakersfield Californian

Kern High School District releases 2016 graduation schedule  Bakersfield Now

TBC EXCLUSIVE: Emails reveal disagreement, insensitivity over tasing of BHS student  The Bakersfield Californian

East High to honor its 2018 Hall of Fame inductees Saturday  The Bakersfield Californian

BC's Quintanilla eager to make long-awaited return to soccer field  The Bakersfield Californian

Centennial High School mock trial team wins local competition, heads to state  The Bakersfield Californian

LIST: Free summer meals for kids in Kern County  KGET 17

BC prepares for upcoming commencement with record class size, new location  The Bakersfield Californian

COMMUNITY VOICES: 'Grammar goofs' and perpetual pet peeves  The Bakersfield Californian

Photo Gallery: East High Class of 2017 Start Their Celebration Early At Rabobank Convention Center  The Bakersfield Californian

Long-awaited pocket park opens in east Bakersfield  The Bakersfield Californian

'Grease' the word this weekend at East High  The Bakersfield Californian

PHOTO GALLERY: U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Robert Livermore comes home  The Bakersfield Californian

Visit the neighborhood of 'In the Heights'  The Bakersfield Californian

SCHOOLS ROUNDUP: Retired teachers win Kern High School District races  The Bakersfield Californian

Local high school graduations begin this week, continue through early June  The Bakersfield Californian

2018 PEAAK Awards to honor Kern High School District's best  The Bakersfield Californian

Infant and mother dead after East Bakersfield pursuit, boyfriend Manuel Vela in police custody  KERO 23ABC News

A 'beautiful night' of dance with Escuelas Unidas folklorico group  The Bakersfield Californian

Pocket park's mural bursting with love for eastside  The Bakersfield Californian

Four vying for two seats on KHSD board  The Bakersfield Californian

Surprise! Two Kern County students receive $180,000 scholarships to pursue sky-high dreams  The Bakersfield Californian

Three Bakersfield men arrested in brutal stabbing death said they chose victim at random, according to reports  The Bakersfield Californian

Korn again: Guitarist reflects on pull of his hometown  The Bakersfield Californian

Distinguished Young Women encourages community involvement and self-empowerment  KGET 17

Local car dealer Jose Arredondo is killed  The Bakersfield Californian

ROBERT PRICE: We willingly bled for the man; now Gallion rides off into the sunset  The Bakersfield Californian

Homeless hero: It wasn't until his tragic death that his story was told  The Bakersfield Californian

KVHS welcomes new teachers  Kern Valley Sun

Health Careers Academy helps students ‘Beat the Odds’  The Bakersfield Californian

First female mayor of Bakersfield, Mary K Shell has died  KERO 23ABC News

BC, East High School graduate Tyrrel Eddington to sign with Eastern Michigan  The Bakersfield Californian

ROBERT PRICE: Vet services guy Dick Taylor retiring? Don't believe it  The Bakersfield Californian

Experiencing the real world  The Bakersfield Californian

RACE ROUNDUP: Here are some of the school board races on ballot  The Bakersfield Californian

Vickie Spanos  The Bakersfield Californian

Houchin Blood Bank thanks high school students who 'Give it Up' for a healthy blood supply  The Bakersfield Californian

Hundreds of young choir members instructed and assessed at BCSD festival  The Bakersfield Californian

Founder of Milt's Coffee Shop 'had a lot to be thankful for, and he knew it'  The Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield, Delano teachers take home Teacher of the Year awards  The Bakersfield Californian

Michael Horne, newly elected BCSD trustee, aims to be voice for disabled, foster youth  The Bakersfield Californian

Fremont Elementary receives $35,000 Kern Health Systems grant to develop, implement wellness programs  The Bakersfield Californian

Man accused of killing pregnant girlfriend found dead at Lerdo in possible suicide  The Bakersfield Californian

Greg Gallion  The Bakersfield Californian

Mary K. Shell: Beloved, trailblazing former mayor dies at 91  The Bakersfield Californian

EDUCATION ROUNDUP: Girl wins speech competition — just like dad  The Bakersfield Californian

McCarthy honors 36 students, teachers with merit awards  The Bakersfield Californian

Delano bounces back with 20-14 win over East  The Bakersfield Californian

Former BC and East defensive lineman Tyrrel Eddington escaping the heat by signing with Eastern Michigan  The Bakersfield Californian

Official cause of death released for Katrina Rivera, unborn son  KERO 23ABC News

Murder suspect dangled baby outside window during chase, used baby as shield, reports say  The Bakersfield Californian

Local drummer-turned-college-professor recalls epic concert  The Bakersfield Californian

BC coach runs for KCCD trustee  Renegade Rip

PHOTO GALLERY: BHS Soccer Vs. Clovis North | Multimedia  The Bakersfield Californian

Kern County Museum curator Lori Wear honored by Conference of California Historical Societies  The Bakersfield Californian

PHOTO GALLERY: 2nd Annual Bakersfield City School District Junior High And Middle School Choir Standards Festival  The Bakersfield Californian

Exec Profile: Timothy Lemucchi  The Bakersfield Californian

Architect and his work: Built to last  The Bakersfield Californian

Made In Kern County: Wool Growers  KERO 23ABC News

Natural bodybuilders prove that results can be achieved through hard work and dedication, not drugs  The Bakersfield Californian

Guynn And Micallef Win League And Division 5 Championships  Sierra News Online

Keyboard Magazine lauds Bakersfield-bred jazz poet Dennis Hamm  The Bakersfield Californian

Undefeated and unified, sophomore Tomahawks advance to conference championship game  Tehachapi News

THS wrestling and cheer squads team up for charity  Tehachapi News

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US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 100m Dash  MileSplit

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