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Summer brings positive outlook for Hoover football

Summer brings positive outlook for Hoover football

GLENDALE — Following about 10 minutes of stretching under a partly sunny sky, the members of the Hoover High football team quickly scattered across the field eager to partake in a series of...

All-Area Boys' Tennis Doubles Team of the Year: Crescenta Valley tandem showed instant success

All-Area Boys' Tennis Doubles Team of the Year: Crescenta Valley tandem showed instant success

Fatigue had finally caught up to Albert Chtchyan while recovering from a lengthy illness.

All-Area Boys' Tennis Singles Player of the Year: Burroughs' Patterson has no regrets

All-Area Boys' Tennis Singles Player of the Year: Burroughs' Patterson has no regrets

By Sawyer Patterson’s standards, his senior season and his boys’ tennis career at Burroughs High didn’t end the way he would have liked.

Hoover dips into past to name Moreno new baseball coach

Having served more than a decade as an assistant baseball coach at the high school and junior college level, Mickey Moreno examined the possibility of moving up the coaching ladder and taking charge of a team.

Oakmont's Kennedy qualifies for PGA Championship

Thanks in part to a superb short game, Russ Kennedy will now be making some new travel plans later in the summer.

College Update: Locals putting up big numbers in summer baseball leagues

College Update: Locals putting up big numbers in summer baseball leagues

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

Plenty of appeal for Little League baseball all-stars

Plenty of appeal for Little League baseball all-stars

Not long after the Fourth of July celebrations have concluded, there might be plenty of immediate fireworks to follow on the local diamonds when the Little League District 16 baseball all-star teams begin to compete.

Campers get their kicks at soccer clinic

Campers get their kicks at soccer clinic

GLENDALE — Sophia Beers didn’t have an interest in soccer until she attended a friend’s birthday party several months ago. She’s become curious about the game and the fundamentals surrounding the sport since the festivity...

Graves, La Cañada girls' basketball too much for Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

Graves, La Cañada girls' basketball too much for Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

LA CAÑADA — Amber Graves has proven to be among the top players the past three seasons in the Rio Hondo League.

Glendale basketball survives scare from Crescenta Valley

BURBANK — A June matchup between Crescenta Valley High’s boys’ basketball team and Glendale certainly is far removed from a Pacific League showdown.

College Update: Glendale college baseball transfers continue to produce at next level

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

Flintridge Prep football embraces change, familiarity in summer

Flintridge Prep football embraces change, familiarity in summer

Change and familiarity are two of the opposing and yet interlocking forces for the Flintridge Prep football team as its summer practices are underway.

All-Area Boys' Golfer of the Year: Collin Morikawa caps brilliant season with run to state championship

All-Area Boys' Golfer of the Year: Collin Morikawa caps brilliant season with run to state championship

After three seasons of falling short in qualifying for the CIF State Championship, Collin Morikawa came into the season on a mission to make all of the shots he needed throughout the playoffs to land him a spot in the prestigious event.

All-Area Boys' Golf Team

All-Area Boys' Golf Team

Russell Caletena, Junior, Glendale

Burbank Major All-Stars rally past Foothill for District 16 softball title

Burbank Major All-Stars rally past Foothill for District 16 softball title

GLENDALE — Down to its final out and on the verge of having its summer season come an end, the Burbank Major All-Stars softball team needed a savior.

Photo Gallery: Burbank Junior Allstars softball vs. Foothill CV Junior Allstars

Burbank Juniors ride momentum past Foothill to District 16 title

GLENDALE — When the Burbank Junior All-Stars rallied to defeat Crescenta Valley-Foothill-Vaquero on Saturday to even the District 16 softball championship series, they didn’t just force the deciding game, they carried the momentum into...

Burbank 9-10 All-Stars take District 16 crown in dominant fashion

GLENDALE — Complete and utter domination by the Burbank 9-10 All-Stars in their sweep of the Tujunga-Jewel City/Jewish War Veterans-Foothill All-Stars in the District 16 Minor Softball championship round has them going to the Section 2...

St. Francis basketball topples Flintridge Prep, 59-39

St. Francis basketball topples Flintridge Prep, 59-39

LA CAÑADA — St. Francis High’s new-look basketball team and first-year coach Todd Wolfson, who came from Mission League rival Chaminade in May, have been working together to make a seamless transition.

Burbank Juniors out slug CV-Foothill-Vaquero to force finale

Burbank Juniors out slug CV-Foothill-Vaquero to force finale

GLENDALE — Thirty-three runs, 32 hits and three hours and 18 minutes worth of play produced one exciting game, while also lining up a potentially thrilling finale between the Burbank and Crescenta Valley-Foothill-Vaquero Junior softball all-...

Foothill Major All-Stars force game three with win over Burbank

Foothill Major All-Stars force game three with win over Burbank

GLENDALE — A day after losing by 13 runs in a mercy-ruled game, the members of the Foothill-Crescenta Valley-Jewel City/Jewish War Veterans Major All-Stars softball knew that not many onlookers expected the 11-and 12-year-old team to defeat...

Major League Baseball Update: Estrada nearly perfect on mound for Toronto Blue Jays

Major League Baseball Update: Estrada nearly perfect on mound for Toronto Blue Jays

The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.

College Update: Velasquez caps successful Bryant career

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

Flintridge Prep, Crescenta Valley baseball lauded by CIF

Flintridge Prep, Crescenta Valley baseball lauded by CIF

A magical season for the Flintridge Prep and Crescenta Valley High baseball teams translated into some postseason honors Monday afternoon.

Softball diamonds soon to feature plenty of stars

Following a two-week break in the action from competing in games, a group of softball teams from Little League District 16 are set to venture into the next stage.

Trio of local softball players secure All-CIF accolades

Trio of local softball players secure All-CIF accolades

Hailey Cookson, Sammy Fabian and Hannah Zika each provided huge contributions for their respective teams throughout the season.

Flintridge Prep's Fregoso gets boys' volleyball postseason recognition

Flintridge Prep's Fregoso gets boys' volleyball postseason recognition

After showing himself to be a force throughout the season for the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team, Dante Fregoso caught the attention of opposing coaches around the division.

Olmedo-Barrera decides to sign with Tampa Bay

Olmedo-Barrera decides to sign with Tampa Bay

A storybook season for Cal State Fullerton junior David Olmedo-Barrera will include a new chapter.

Barden's Soul Glow camp has silky smooth first run

Barden's Soul Glow camp has silky smooth first run

LA CAÑADA — It was neither the cadre of celebrity trainers, nor the applause or recognition that brought Flintridge Prep alumnus Ramses Barden the most joy at the former NFL player’s inaugural Soul Glow Skill Stretch and...

Crescenta Valley baseball leads locals in Pacific League honors

Crescenta Valley baseball leads locals in Pacific League honors

Perhaps most notable about the recently concluded Pacific League baseball season was that Burroughs High claimed its first-ever Pacific League title, putting a halt to Crescenta Valley’s three-year title run in the process.

Four Flintridge Prep baseball players honored by Prep League

Four Flintridge Prep baseball players honored by Prep League

When the All-Prep League baseball team was decided prior to the start of the CIF Southern Section Division VI playoffs, it seemed very plausible that the honors may have ended up being the most prestigious earned by the Flintridge Prep baseball team.

Glendale basketball laying foundation in summer

Glendale basketball laying foundation in summer

GLENDALE — It was only a Glendale Community College Summer Shootout boys’ basketball game. There was nothing substantial at stake, no playoffs and no championship game, but Glendale High Coach Ib Belou was laying the foundation for his...

Hoover basketball dealing with summer struggles

GLENDALE — With its top returner from a year ago on the sideline in street clothes, the Hoover High boys’ basketball team knew it was going to have offensive and defensive issues in Friday’s Glendale Community College Summer...

Glendale Community College's Nick Wolyniec nets All-American status

Glendale Community College's Nick Wolyniec nets All-American status

After a productive season that featured Nick Wolyniec helping the Glendale Community College baseball team return to the playoffs, the postseason accolades continue to roll in for the sophomore left fielder.

Minor League Update: Bergman fares well in first start with triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes

Minor League Update: Bergman fares well in first start with triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes

The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level.

Flintridge Sacred Heart's Zika named All-Sunshine League Most Valuable Pitcher

Flintridge Sacred Heart's Zika named All-Sunshine League Most Valuable Pitcher

After seasons spent competing in the tough Mission League and several seasons not qualifying for the postseason, the landscape changed dramatically for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy softball team.

Providence girls' basketball goes on late run to down Holy Family

Providence girls' basketball goes on late run to down Holy Family

BURBANK — In some ways, the Providence High and Holy Family girls’ basketball teams that competed against each other in summer league action Thursday afternoon were not all that different.

Numbers on rise at Falcon Summer Baseball Camp

Numbers on rise at Falcon Summer Baseball Camp

MONTROSE — With music blaring out of a black speaker behind home plate at Montose Park on Wednesday morning, more than 100 campers were doing wind sprints in deep right field.

Area softball players on losing end of dramatic all-star game

LAKE BALBOA — For a group of area softball players, Wednesday's 10th annual San Fernando Valley East-West All-Star Game was a final opportunity to represent their schools on the diamond.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball gets through Hoover, 49-32

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball gets through Hoover, 49-32

LA CAÑADA — It’s essentially the same team back that took third in the Sunshine League and qualified for the playoffs last season.

College World Series run ends for Olmedo-Barrera, Cal State Fullerton

College World Series run ends for Olmedo-Barrera, Cal State Fullerton

David Olmedo-Barrera had plenty of big hits throughout the regular season for the Cal State Fullerton baseball team. It carried over to the playoffs, with Olmedo-Barrera supplying power and helping the Titans make their first NCAA College World...

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Photo Gallery: St. Francis vs. Flintridge Prep summer basketball

Photo Gallery: St. Francis vs. Flintridge Prep summer basketball

John Stephens scored a game-high 14 points to lead the St. Francis High boys' basketball team to a 59-39 victory over Flintridge Prep in a Flintridge Prep Summer Tournament contest Friday night.

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