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Crescenta Valley High football faces La Serna with championship berth on line

Crescenta Valley High football faces La Serna with championship berth on line

When the CIF Southern Section Southeast Division pairings were announced, it was only natural that many a local eye looked toward a fortuitous semifinal showdown between fourth-seeded Crescenta Valley...

Flintridge Prep's Delgado tabbed All-Prep League Most Valuable Player

Flintridge Prep's Delgado tabbed All-Prep League Most Valuable Player

Diego Delgado wanted to make his senior season a memorable one with the Flintridge Prep boys’ water polo team.

College Update: Koemans, Northeastern conclude historic season

College Update: Koemans, Northeastern conclude historic season

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Flintridge Prep, Flintridge Sacred Heart have sights set high at state

Flintridge Prep, Flintridge Sacred Heart have sights set high at state

While only two local schools remain, prospects for success are still relatively high for the Flintridge Prep and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy cross-country programs heading into Saturday’s CIF State Championships at Fresno’s Woodward...

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Glendale Community College football duo earns honors

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Glendale Community College football duo earns honors

GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 72nd year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the 12th and final meeting of the year.

Shamma, MacVaugh and Blain eliminated in second round of tournament

Shamma, MacVaugh and Blain eliminated in second round of tournament

Throughout the regular season, Natalie Shamma, Holly MacVaugh and Margaux Blain proved they could match up against some of the top talent in their respective leagues.

Flintridge Prep cross-country girls repeat as Division V champs

Flintridge Prep cross-country girls repeat as Division V champs

WALNUT — It was the fleet feet of Natalie O’Brien that led the way, but it was the Flintridge Prep pack shortly behind her that won the day.

Glendale Community College football comes up short in Patriotic Bowl

ESCONDIDO — Incremental growth can be difficult at times.

Glendale Community College cross-country closes out strong year with frustrating performance at state

Admittedly, there was frustration for the Glendale Community College cross-country program in the aftermath of Saturday morning’s California Community College Athletic Assn. cross-country championships at Fresno’s Woodward Park.

No. 1 St. Francis falls in quarterfinals against La Serna

No. 1 St. Francis falls in quarterfinals against La Serna

WHITTIER — In the end, it was not a 17-point deficit that was too much to overcome.

Crescenta Valley High football pulls away from Paramount to reach semifinals

PARAMOUNT – With balance on offense and stout play on defense, the Crescenta Valley High football team proved itself worthy of one of the deepest playoff runs in recent memory.

Glendale college women's basketball falls in own tournament

GLENDALE — Despite suiting up only eight players, the Glendale College women's basketball team overcame fatigue, lack of size and an irregular rotation and had a good look at the game-tying three-pointer in its first home game of the season...

Flintridge Sacred Heart, Glendale march to individuals

Flintridge Sacred Heart, Glendale march to individuals

After winning a league championship or finishing runner-up, a trio of local girls’ tennis players are set for the next stage of competition.

Glendale Community College football gears up for Patriotic Bowl

Glendale Community College football gears up for Patriotic Bowl

With his team enjoying its best season throughout his seven-year tenure, Glendale Community College football Coach John Rome was asked if he thought his Vaqueros, a member of the American Division Pacific Conference, could complete at a higher level,...

Glendale Community College's Jassmine Macon finds her way back to Fresno

Glendale Community College's Jassmine Macon finds her way back to Fresno

It seems that no matter where Glendale Community College freshman Jassmine Macon has hung her cleats over the last five years, all directions have steered her toward Fresno’s Woodward Park.

Championships, state advancement on check list for local cross-country trio

Championships, state advancement on check list for local cross-country trio

While scattered across three different divisions, the goals and challenges aren’t too dissimilar for the Flintridge Prep, Crescenta Valley High and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy cross-country programs.

Glendale Community College cross-country steams into state finals

Glendale Community College cross-country steams into state finals

A season’s worth of practices, early morning runs and tough competition will culminate for the Glendale Community College women’s and men’s cross-country teams at Saturday morning’s California Community College Athletic Assn....

College Update: Glendale Community College's Grace Zamudio closes out decorated cross-country career

College Update: Glendale Community College's Grace Zamudio closes out decorated cross-country career

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Confident Crescenta Valley High football heads to Paramount for quarterfinals

Confident Crescenta Valley High football heads to Paramount for quarterfinals

Despite winning a Pacific League championship, building an unblemished record and holding a No. 4 seed, the Crescenta Valley High football team went into the first round of the CIF Southern Section Southeast Division playoffs predicted by many to...

St. Francis football gets date with defending champion La Serna

St. Francis football gets date with defending champion La Serna

For a stretch of five consecutive weeks during the regular season, the St. Francis High and La Serna football teams were ranked 1-2 in the CIF Southern Section Southeast Division. It appeared the Golden Knights and Lancers would be on a collision...

Glendale High boys' water polo stopped by Cerritos in semifinals

Glendale High boys' water polo stopped by Cerritos in semifinals

NORWALK — Whether or not the most successful era in the history of the Glendale High boys’ water polo program ended Wednesday evening won’t really be known until next season.

Crescenta Valley water polo done in by No. 1 Righetti

SANTA MARIA — Heading into its CIF Southern Section Division IV semifinal matchup, Crescenta Valley High's boys' water polo team had no illusions of just how daunting the task at hand would be.

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Team MVPs, scholar-athletes lauded

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Team MVPs, scholar-athletes lauded

GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 72nd year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the 11th and final meeting of the year.

Crescenta Valley, Glendale boys' water polo teams prepared for semifinal matches

Crescenta Valley, Glendale boys' water polo teams prepared for semifinal matches

For the first time since 2009, the Crescenta Valley High and Glendale boys’ water polo teams are in the semifinals together. Though the Falcons and Nitros both lost those matches, they will get a crack at the possibility of meeting for the...

Crescenta Valley High boys' water polo pulls away from Santa Monica to reach semifinals

Crescenta Valley High boys' water polo pulls away from Santa Monica to reach semifinals

PASADENA — It was a narrow victory over Glendale High that gave the Crescenta Valley High boys’ water polo team a share of its first Pacific League title since 2010.

Tiraturyan helps Glendale boys' water polo return to semifinals

BURBANK — For someone fighting an illness, which included a raspy voice, David Tiraturyan handled himself quite well in goal for the Glendale High boys’ water polo team.

Glendale Community College football smashes Santa Barbara en route to likely bowl game

SANTA BARBARA – For weeks now, the Glendale Community College football team had both quietly and openly spoken about Santa Barbara City College.

Glendale Fighting Club's Jake Ellenberger choked out by Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 180

Looking to remedy the ills of his first losing streak, Glendale Fighting Club’s Jake Ellenberger, having made a career out of dynamic first-round finishes, was instead left stunned and gasping for air when he was on the wrong end of a first-...

Crescenta Valley football soars past Harvard-Westlake

Crescenta Valley football soars past Harvard-Westlake

GLENDALE – It was the Crescenta Valley High football team’s high-flying offense pitted against the stingy defense of Harvard-Westlake when the football squads met Friday in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Southeast Division...

Led by Nazarian, No. 1 St. Francis football steams past Mayfair

Led by Nazarian, No. 1 St. Francis football steams past Mayfair

LA CAÑADA — On the opening play of the CIF Southern Section Southeast Division playoffs, top-seeded St. Francis High and Areg Nazarian, in particular, made their intentions of a long run ahead quite clear.

Glendale Community College football gears up for Santa Barbara showdown

Glendale Community College football gears up for Santa Barbara showdown

It will be the longest road trip of the season for the Glendale Community College football team. Yet, it will have plenty of time throughout the 100-plus mile commute each way north to ponder the possibility of partaking in a bowl matchup.

Glendale High boys' water polo breezes past Sonora in playoff opener

Glendale High boys' water polo breezes past Sonora in playoff opener

BURBANK — Though the Glendale High boys’ water polo team won’t be able to defend its CIF Southern Section Division V championship having been moved up one division, the goal to win another title remains the focal point.

Flintridge Prep boys' water polo season of success ended by Arroyo Grande

Flintridge Prep boys' water polo season of success ended by Arroyo Grande

PASADENA — There were hugs, high-fives, well wishes and congratulatory speeches between the players and coaching staff from the Flintridge Prep boys’ water polo team in the aftermath of their CIF Southern Section Division IV first-round...

Crescenta Valley High boys' water polo rallies to beat Troy in OT

PASADENA — The Pacific League moved up to CIF Southern Section Division IV in boys’ water polo this season and Crescenta Valley High, the league’s No. 1 entry in the new division, found itself mere seconds from being bounced from...

Flintridge Sacred Heart volleyball comes up one rally too short versus Corona del Mar

LA CAÑADA — A season full of accomplishments for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team was short one, namely a comeback victory in the CIF Southern Section playoffs.

Hoover boys' water polo team sees season end at expense of top-ranked Righetti

A three-hour bus trip didn’t appear to leave the members of the Hoover High boys’ water polo team sluggish.

Glendale Community College's men's basketball team will have significantly new look

Glendale Community College's men's basketball team will have significantly new look

Things will look noticeably different on the bench this season for the Glendale Community College men’s basketball team.

Former Hoover High cross-country standouts bestowed with all-time recognition

Former Hoover High cross-country standouts bestowed with all-time recognition

Throughout the course of a century, numerous prolific area athletes have excelled in plenty of sports. Some earned All-CIF and All-American honors and others enjoyed stellar collegiate and professional careers.

College Update: Kayla Mills, Katie Johnson help deliver USC soccer NCAA tourney berth

College Update: Kayla Mills, Katie Johnson help deliver USC soccer NCAA tourney berth

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

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Photo Gallery: CIF SS cross country finals at Mt. SAC

Photo Gallery: CIF SS cross country finals at Mt. SAC

With a quintet of top-10 finishes, the Flintridge Prep girls' cross-country team staved off rival Mayfield Senior School and ran to its second straight CIF Southern Section Division V title on Saturday morning at Mount San Antonio College.

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