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Glendale News-Press Male Athlete of the Year: Crescenta Valley High's Gadsby proved himself a true dual threat

Glendale News-Press Male Athlete of the Year: Crescenta Valley High's Gadsby proved himself a true dual threat

Whether it was under the Friday night lights of autumn or in the center of a Stengel Field spotlight in the spring, Brian Gadsby’s right arm was a constant.

St. Francis names Terry Phillips as new baseball coach

Having been involved with coaching baseball for about a decade, Terry Phillips doesn’t view the diamond in all that different a light from the classroom.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Kirsten Vose is News-Press Female Athlete of the Year once again

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Kirsten Vose is News-Press Female Athlete of the Year once again

If 2013 was a breakout season for Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy swimmer Kirsten Vose, then perhaps 2014 could be defined as a brand-building campaign.

Top 10 Games of 2013-14: Glendale water polo is No. 1

Top 10 Games of 2013-14: Glendale water polo is No. 1

The top-10 high school games from the 2013-14 season were selected by the sportswriters of the Glendale News-Press.

Top-10 individual performances in a team setting: Gadsby's run tops list of individual performances

Top-10 individual performances in a team setting: Gadsby's run tops list of individual performances

The following are the top-10 individual performances in a team setting for the 2014-15 high school season as voted by the Glendale News-Press sports staff.

Top 10 Boys' Athletes of 2013-14: Momdzhyan leads Glendale water polo team to magical season

Top 10 Boys' Athletes of 2013-14: Momdzhyan leads Glendale water polo team to magical season

The top-10 male high school athletes of the year were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department. These are selections 2 through 10. See Saturday’s edition for the Male Athlete of the Year.

Top 10 Performances in Individual Setting: Flintridge Prep's Yoho etched his name into school history

Top 10 Performances in Individual Setting: Flintridge Prep's Yoho etched his name into school history

The area’s top 10 individual performances in an individual setting from the 2013-14 season were voted on by the sportswriters of the Glendale News-Press.

Top 10 Teams of the Year: Glendale boys' water polo team captures elusive CIF title

Top 10 Teams of the Year: Glendale boys' water polo team captures elusive CIF title

The area’s top-10 high school teams from the 2013-14 season were selected by the Glendale News-Press sports department.

Minor League Update: Christian Bergman trying to get back in sync on mound

Minor League Update: Christian Bergman trying to get back in sync on mound

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

Top 10 Girls' Athletes of 2013-14: Arnold continued Crescenta Valley water polo's tradition of triumph

Top 10 Girls' Athletes of 2013-14: Arnold continued Crescenta Valley water polo's tradition of triumph

The top-10 female high school athletes of the year were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department. These are selections 2 through 10. See Friday’s edition for the Female Athlete of the Year.

Glendale Community College's Marco Estrada looks to write career's newest chapter in pen

Glendale Community College's Marco Estrada looks to write career's newest chapter in pen

In some ways, it’s 2011 all over again for Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Marco Estrada.

Little League Recap: Swinging their way to more success

Little League Recap: Swinging their way to more success

Many thrilling games and moments occurred throughout the 2014 Little League season.

Coach of the Year: First-ever championship for Glendale High boys' water polo merits Holbrook top billing

Coach of the Year: First-ever championship for Glendale High boys' water polo merits Holbrook top billing

The top five high school coaches from the 2013-14 season were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department.

Brian Gadsby pitches Crescenta Valley High baseball to greatness

Brian Gadsby pitches Crescenta Valley High baseball to greatness

Crescenta Valley High baseball is not short on memorable seasons and memorable performances — particularly on the pitching mound.

All-Area Baseball First Team

All-Area Baseball First Team

Kevin Baker, Senior, Outfielder, St. Francis

All-Area Baseball Second Team

All-Area Baseball Second Team

Cameron Briggs, Junior, Infielder, Burbank

Caitlyn Brooks was complete player for Burbank High softball

Caitlyn Brooks was complete player for Burbank High softball

Burbank High’s Caitlyn Brooks has made a name for herself as a successful pitcher since she broke onto the high school scene three years ago as a freshman.

All-Area Softball First Team

All-Area Softball First Team

P — Mia Acosta, Senior, Bell-Jeff

All-Area Softball Second Team

All-Area Softball Second Team

OF — Kaitlin Brooks, Senior, Burbank

Michael Noteware making plenty of strides with Gulf Coast Yankees

Michael Noteware making plenty of strides with Gulf Coast Yankees

Name the role and Michael Noteware will gladly accept it.

Ricky Mulcahey named Crescenta Valley High girls' aquatics coach

Ricky Mulcahey pined for a return to the area, along with the possibility of being an aquatics coach.

San Gabriel Valley All-Stars open with World Series win

After a shaky start on defense, the members of the San Gabriel Valley Babe Ruth 16-18 All-Star team regrouped with an offensive surge.

Karen Darabedyan makes triumphant return

WOODLAND HILLS — A return to the cage and a renaissance of his career has been a longtime coming for Karen Darabedyan.

Female players learn hockey from an L.A. King

Female players learn hockey from an L.A. King

BURBANK — Shortly after the Zamboni had resurfaced the ice at Pickwick Ice Arena on Tuesday night, a group of about 20 women took to the fresh surface for an hour to grasp some fundamentals on hockey.

Lonnie Kauppila regains form, moves up in minors

Playing minor league baseball for the Everett AquaSox, a class-A short season affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, last season, Lonnie Kauppila was struggling and the game wasn't much fun.

MLB Update: Brandon McCarthy continues to shine on mound with New York Yankees

MLB Update: Brandon McCarthy continues to shine on mound with New York Yankees

The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.

Demolition on deck for Stengel Field

Demolition on deck for Stengel Field

Sometime soon, venerable 65-year-old Stengel Field will be torn down.

Minor League Update: Glendale Community College products on a roll of success

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

Flintridge Sacred Heart's Kirsten Vose led Tologs to even more success

Flintridge Sacred Heart's Kirsten Vose led Tologs to even more success

In a sport characterized by individual accomplishment in which success is most often defined by tenths of a second, Kirsten Vose's past season at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy was hardly one that ran along traditional definitions.

La Cañada High swimmer Garrett Chin grabs top billing

La Cañada High swimmer Garrett Chin grabs top billing

Like the anchor of a relay, Garrett Chin waited patiently on deck for his opportunity to bring it all home.

Five new opponents added to St. Francis football 2014 schedule

Five new opponents added to St. Francis football 2014 schedule

Following an unpredictable offseason, the St. Francis High football team will embark upon a most unfamiliar 2014 schedule.

Fiancés to cycle 163 miles for cancer research

Fiancés to cycle 163 miles for cancer research

The first time Lauren Marlotte and her fiancé Darnell Smith rode their bikes 100 miles, they trekked from Santa Barbara to Ojai to Ventura and back, ran out of water and followed a path that partially runs along the shoulder of a freeway.

Vince De Pinto captures Glendale City Golf Championship

Vince De Pinto captures Glendale City Golf Championship

GLENDALE — With just four holes left, things appeared a bit murky for Vince De Pinto.

Golf tournament proves to be a success again

GLENDALE — Perhaps it was only fitting that a Glendale native won the Glendale City Golf Championship for the first time.

San Gabriel Valley All-Stars' title run derailed

For a team that was put together about a month ago, the San Gabriel Valley Babe Ruth 16-18 All-Star squad got plenty accomplished.

Arroyo Seco Saints earn spot in World Series

Arroyo Seco Saints earn spot in World Series

COMPTON — The Arroyo Seco Saints baseball team is accustomed to playing in extra-inning games.

San Gabriel Valley All-Stars rally to win regional

In the past two weeks, the members of the San Gabriel Valley Babe Ruth 18-and-under All-Star team have been involved in their share of elimination games. That type of situation doesn't seem to fluster San Gabriel.

Flintridge Prep basketball camp offers broad appeal

Flintridge Prep basketball camp offers broad appeal

LA CAÑADA — While teaching, training and working with impressionable young basketball players was certainly at the heart of the annual Flintridge Prep summer basketball camp, hosted by the boys' basketball coaching staff, there were more...

No shortage of learning about fitness, basketball

No shortage of learning about fitness, basketball

GLENDALE — There are plenty of avenues for Tony Passarella to go down when teaching youngsters some of the finer points on fitness and basketball.

Soccer royalty Real Madrid offers camp in Glendale

Soccer royalty Real Madrid offers camp in Glendale

GLENDALE — It was a meeting of the elite and the eager at the Glendale Sports Complex this week.

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Photo Gallery: Crescenta Valley Cross Country Series

Photo Gallery: Crescenta Valley Cross Country Series

The Crescenta Valley Cross Country Summer Series took place on August 6, 2014 at Crescenta Valley Park. The event aims to encourage people of all ages to run.

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