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The rich history of Belmont Athletics 

Belmont High School competes in the Northern League. The Belmont-Marshall rivalry is one of the oldest in LAUSD history.

Belmont defeated Franklin 14-0 in 1933

Some of the highlights are:
  • Belmont varsity football team defeated Wilson High 16-14 with a last-second field goal on Friday, Oct. 24, 1969, Luis Gómez as the quarterback and kicker.
  • Richard Reid S'66, was named the top player in Northern League basketball in 1966
  • Boys' Cross-Country in the 1990's won 13 City Sction championships in 16 years
  • Bill Smith was chosen the 1941 outstanding Southern California high school athlete of the year, and was named to the 1941 All-Los Angeles City and All-Southern California High School Track and Field Team for 10-yard run, high jump and broad jump 

Football program from 1972, Belmont vs. Wilson at ELAC


The 1965 varsity football team was honored in the All-Northern League teams. Two players on the First Team and three players on the Second Team.
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Baylor Maynard in 1938

Notable participants:
  • Ramone Archie, '84
  • Coach Yoshito "Tom" Arima, S'48, Belmont alum, and Belmont basketball coach and teacher
  • Mike Bell, Belmont alum & coach, played at Occidental College with Jack Kemp  
  • Ron Botchan, '53, NFL official, LACC football head coach, played at Occidental College with Jack Kemp
  • Don Butcher, S'50
  • LAUSD Commissioner Barbara Fiege
  • M. J. Frankovich, UCLA, movie producer, LA Coliseum Commissioner
  • Stan Friedman, Belmont alum & coach, played at Occidental College with Jack Kemp
  • Luis Gomez, MLB player
  • Roman Gomez, '85
  • Coach Joseph K. "Pop" Hollinger
  • Ken Johnson, '88
  • Robert Lyles, '79, NFL football
  • Coach Cameron "Laddie" Mullard, played key role in getting Jack Kemp to Occidental College
  • Richard Reid, S'66, basketball
  • Coach Gordon Weisenberger, Sr.

Tom Arima, Belmont alum, teacher, and coach

Sam Banuelos, Mario Navarro, Ronnie Dasalla, George Reynoso in 1980

What's New ...
(Date Posted: Saturday Sep 27, 2014 at Belmont's Athletics site)

Congratulations to the Sentinel Varsity Football Team for their 26-12 victory over modern era rival Miguel Contreras LC! The Crown Hill Trophy stays at Belmont with a win over Roybal (High School) on 10/10/14 which is Homecoming 2014!

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