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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...

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.

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.

Defense, special teams lead way for Crescenta Valley High football in win over Hoover

GLENDALE — On an evening when the high-flying Crescenta Valley High football team’s offense didn’t contribute a point until the second quarter, the Falcons proved that such a statistical dream scenario was instead a nightmare for...

Rested Glendale Community College football embarks on second half of season

Rested Glendale Community College football embarks on second half of season

Refreshed from their bye, the members of the Glendale Community College football team are ready for the start of the season’s second half.

Glendale Community College cross-country drops uphill battle at Mt. SAC

A four-race winning streak and an air of invincibility ended for the Glendale Community College women’s cross-country team Friday morning at Mt. San Antonio College.

Burbank High football holds off Glendale comeback attempt to earn league win

Burbank High football holds off Glendale comeback attempt to earn league win

GLENDALE — The Glendale High and Burbank football teams have both had their share of struggles this season.

Beauchemin to sit out season as coach of Glendale Community College mens' basketball team

Beauchemin to sit out season as coach of Glendale Community College mens' basketball team

Brian Beauchemin, who ranks third in the state with 592 career victories, will not coach the Glendale Community College mens' basketball team for the 2014-15 season.

Burroughs High boys, Burbank's Fernandez find spot in Pacific League winner's circle

Burroughs High boys, Burbank's Fernandez find spot in Pacific League winner's circle

ARCADIA — For quite some time, it seemed as if the Arcadia High cross-country program was unbeatable at its home course of Arcadia County Park.

Crescenta Valley boys' water polo races past Pasadena

LA CRESCENTA — Vasil Halchev can handle constructive criticism.

College Update: Another milestone for Coffey

College Update: Another milestone for Coffey

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

Game of the Week: Undefeated St. Francis collides with fellow unbeaten Cathedral

Game of the Week: Undefeated St. Francis collides with fellow unbeaten Cathedral

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

Flintridge Prep boys' water polo scratches seven-year itch versus archrival Pasadena Poly

Flintridge Prep boys' water polo scratches seven-year itch versus archrival Pasadena Poly

LA CAÑADA — Scribbled across a mounted white dry-erase board about five feet from the Flintridge Prep pool was an ominous date in Rebels’ history.

Local products bid farewell to 2014 Major League Baseball season

Local products bid farewell to 2014 Major League Baseball season

The following are highlights from the 2014 season for local athletes playing Major League Baseball.

Christian Bergman looks back on rookie season as learning experience

Christian Bergman looks back on rookie season as learning experience

During a conversation in regards to his first season in Major League Baseball, Christian Bergman interrupts himself.

Glendale Adventist Academy girls' volleyball falls in three to Buckley

GLENDALE — There’s a minimum amount of experience across the board for the Glendale Adventist Academy girls’ volleyball team.

Glendale High boys' water polo holds off late charge from Crescenta Valley

Glendale High boys' water polo holds off late charge from Crescenta Valley

BURBANK — A little less than a year passed since the last time the Crescenta Valley High and Glendale boys’ water polo teams last matched up at the Burbank High pool.

Flintridge Sacred Heart volleyball sweeps Harvard-Westlake

LA CAÑADA — A sweep of its mainstay rival proved to be anything but easy for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team.

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