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Crescenta Valley High football earns its share of Pacific League title with win over Pasadena

Crescenta Valley High football earns its share of Pacific League title with win over Pasadena

GLENDALE — In the grand scheme of the Pacific League schedule, most would deem that Crescenta Valley High’s victory a week prior against Muir was the deciding factor in the Falcons’...

Glendale Community College football expects defense to be put to test

Glendale Community College football expects defense to be put to test

For much of the season, the defensive unit of the Glendale Community College football team has met each of its challenges.

Muir High proves just too formidable for Hoover football

PASADENA — The storyline was evident from the start.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball notches another sweep against rival

STUDIO CITY — Winning matches at Harvard-Westlake hasn’t occurred very often lately for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team.

 Burbank High girls' volleyball tunes up for postseason with win over Glendale

Burbank High girls' volleyball tunes up for postseason with win over Glendale

BURBANK — With their opponent fighting for its playoff life, the Burbank High girls' volleyball team received a quality postseason tune-up in the form of visiting Glendale in Thursday afternoon's Pacific League match.

Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley looking to clinch share of crown against Pasadena

Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley looking to clinch share of crown against Pasadena

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

Crescenta Valley girls' golf finishes season at CIF tournament

There weren’t any expectations for the members of the Crescenta Valley High girls’ golf team when they competed in the CIF Southern Section Eastern Team Divisional event Thursday.

Glendale High boys' water polo bests Hoover to run league winning streak to 30

Glendale High boys' water polo bests Hoover to run league winning streak to 30

GLENDALE — It doesn’t get old for the Glendale High boys’ water polo team winning Pacific League matches. Not even at 30.

College Update: Borkowski takes home Matador invite doubles title

College Update: Borkowski takes home Matador invite doubles title

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

Burbank High girls' tennis reigns at Pacific League finals

Burbank High girls' tennis reigns at Pacific League finals

PASADENA — While the Glendale and Crescenta Valley high girls’ tennis programs certainly made an impact locally at Wednesday afternoon’s Pacific League individual tennis finals, when it comes to best in show, nobody topped Burbank&...

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Crescenta Valley, St. Francis inching closer to perfection

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Crescenta Valley, St. Francis inching closer to perfection

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 eighth meeting of the year.

Flintridge Prep girls' tennis falls to rival in season finale

PASADENA — It’s very rare for a high school team to not have a single senior or junior on board. That was the case for the Flintridge Prep girls’ tennis team.

Glendale, Crescenta Valley girls' tennis teams fare well in league tournament

Glendale, Crescenta Valley girls' tennis teams fare well in league tournament

PASADENA — Only a freshman, Glendale High girls' tennis player Natalie Shamma appeared to handle herself well while competing during the first two rounds of the Pacific League Tournament on Monday.

Crescenta Valley's Han just misses cut in CIF golf event

Andrea Han appeared on the cusp of extending her season Monday during the CIF Southern Section Northern Individual Regional.

Crescenta Valley High leads way for locals Saturday at Mt. SAC

Crescenta Valley High leads way for locals Saturday at Mt. SAC

WALNUT — A weekend of impressive efforts for the Glendale and La Cañada-area cross-country teams continued into Saturday’s final day of the 67th annual Mt. San Antonio College Invitational.

Glendale Community College football rushing attack stifles L.A. Southwest

After receiving two superb blocks from the offensive line, Robert Jones found a clear path to the end zone. Seventy-one yards later, Jones crossed the goal line untouched.

Crescenta Valley High football enjoys special win versus Muir

Crescenta Valley High football enjoys special win versus Muir

PASADENA — Moments after the conclusion of Friday evening’s Pacific League showdown between the visiting Crescenta Valley High and Muir football teams, streams of fans and former Falcons players descended toward a steadily growing...

St. Francis High football stays on track, stymies St. Paul

SANTA FE SPRINGS — The focus all week for the St. Francis football team following an emotional come-from-behind Angelus League victory at Cathedral was to avoid an emotional letdown in Friday's showdown at St. Paul.

Glendale football blocked from overtime win by Pasadena

GLENDALE — For the Glendale High football team, home had been less than sweet so far this season. The Nitros came into their Pacific League matchup with visiting Pasadena riding a two-game losing streak, with both defeats coming at Moyse...

Flintridge Prep football left seeing Stars in nonleague defeat

SAN PEDRO — Having entered the homestretch of the regular season, things took a turn for the worse for the Flintridge Prep football team.

Burbank football rumbles past Hoover

BURBANK — Both the Burbank High and Hoover football teams have very much been the walking wounded throughout the current season with injuries plaguing both squads from the beginning of the season.

Decade of dominance secured for Glendale Community College cross-country women

A decade of dominance was secured by the Glendale Community College women’s cross-country team at Friday afternoon’s Western State Conference Championships.

Refocused Glendale Community College football looks to make it two straight wins

Refocused Glendale Community College football looks to make it two straight wins

Following a bye and a victory to begin the second half of the season, it appears as though the members of the Glendale Community College football team are refocused.

Big first quarter sparks Hoover boys' water polo past Pasadena

Big first quarter sparks Hoover boys' water polo past Pasadena

GLENDALE — It took a good part of the season for the members of the Hoover High boys’ water polo team to get up to speed on offense in the first quarter of their matches. That seems to no longer be the situation.

League title chase goes south for Flintridge Sacred Heart versus Marymount

LA CAÑADA — A hope for a second consecutive Mission League girls’ volleyball title may have very well ended for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy squad on a night in which many of the players who delivered the program its first...

Burbank High girls' volleyball pulls away from Crescenta Valley

Burbank High girls' volleyball pulls away from Crescenta Valley

BURBANK — Though it was the closest set of the match, Burbank High’s girls’ volleyball team hardly lost its poise in the third game of Thursday afternoon’s Pacific League match against visiting Crescenta Valley.

Burbank girls' tennis rolls to 14-4 win against Hoover

GLENDALE — With the Burbank High and Hoover girls’ tennis teams having already locked up automatic playoff spots prior to Thursday’s matchup, both squads had something to play for when they met Thursday in a Pacific League match.

Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley High football takes on Muir in first-place showdown

Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley High football takes on Muir in first-place showdown

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: St. Francis High football still savoring wild comeback victory

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: St. Francis High football still savoring wild comeback victory

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 seventh meeting of the year.

College Update: McAleenan, Davis tackling success on Saturdays

College Update: McAleenan, Davis tackling success on Saturdays

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

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy girls' tennis enjoys day in Sunshine

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy girls' tennis enjoys day in Sunshine

GLENDALE — Years of frustration gave way to yells of elation Tuesday afternoon for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy tennis team.

Trio of different personalities hopes to lead Glendale High girls' volleyball to automatic postseason berth

Trio of different personalities hopes to lead Glendale High girls' volleyball to automatic postseason berth

Equal mixtures diversity and talent, the Glendale High girls’ volleyball team is on the cusp of accomplishing a goal that seemed impossible only a couple of years ago.

Burroughs High girls' volleyball loses opening game but rallies to defeat Crescenta Valley

Burroughs High girls' volleyball loses opening game but rallies to defeat Crescenta Valley

LA CRESCENTA — The Crescenta Valley High girls’ volleyball team was able to accomplish something against Burroughs in the opening game Tuesday that it wasn’t able to do against the Indians in the entire match when the teams played...

Glendale Community College women's golf trying to finish season on positive note

Glendale Community College women's golf trying to finish season on positive note

PASADENA — For the second consecutive season, Glendale Community College wasn’t able to field a full women’s golf team.

Ball-hawking defense leads way for Glendale Community College football victory

Ball-hawking defense leads way for Glendale Community College football victory

GLENDALE — Behind the strength of perhaps its strongest defensive effort this season, if not ever, the Glendale Community College football team returned to both its dominant and winning ways Saturday evening.

Flintridge Prep football rallies for Prep League victory over Firebaugh, 25-21

LA CAÑADA — Navigated by the fleet feet and clutch play of junior Andrew Tsangeos, the Flintridge Prep football team founds its way to a thrilling homecoming victory Saturday night.

St. Francis High football responds in second half for 52-41 league win over Cathedral

St. Francis High football responds in second half for 52-41 league win over Cathedral

LOS ANGELES — Facing its most arduous test thus far, the St. Francis High football team responded with its most clutch performance yet.

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Photo Gallery: Crescenta Valley vs. Pasadena Pacific League football

Photo Gallery: Crescenta Valley vs. Pasadena Pacific League football

In the grand scheme of the Pacific League schedule, most would deem that Crescenta Valley High's victory a week prior against Muir was the deciding factor in the Falcons' ascent to a league title. But on Thursday night at Glendale High's Moyse Field, the Falcons made it official with a 49-24 win over...

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