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Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball takes key match versus Chadwick

Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball takes key match versus Chadwick

LA CAÑADA — Thanks to a friendly homecourt advantage, a key absence and the power of hitters Trip Westmoreland and Dante Fregoso, the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team took a...

First-inning surge stymies Glendale Community College baseball in loss to L.A. Pierce

First-inning surge stymies Glendale Community College baseball in loss to L.A. Pierce

GLENDALE — Taking a week-long break from competing in the Western State Conference South Division, the Glendale Community College baseball team found itself matched up against a familiar foe in L.A. Pierce on Wednesday.

La Cañada High soccer's Megan Decker led Spartans' success with a smile

La Cañada High soccer's Megan Decker led Spartans' success with a smile

Every high school team has high hopes before the season — some realistic, some maybe not so much.

All-Area Girls' Soccer First Team

All-Area Girls' Soccer First Team

Casey Basso, Senior, Midfielder/Forward, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

All-Area Girls' Soccer Second Team

All-Area Girls' Soccer Second Team

Brianna Albarian, Senior, Midfielder, La Cañada

Flintridge Prep boys' tennis falls in league opener to rival Poly

GLENDALE — Cartier Juan believes the Flintridge Prep boys’ tennis team is heading in the right direction.

Glendale Community College men's golf nabs second at Oakmont

Glendale Community College men's golf nabs second at Oakmont

GLENDALE — After a two-year break from competition, Vincent Lam came back this season refreshed with an eye on trying to help the Glendale Community College men’s golf team return to the playoffs.

Elissa Arnold, Crescenta Valley High girls' water polo maintain tradition of greatness

Elissa Arnold, Crescenta Valley High girls' water polo maintain tradition of greatness

To look at the body of work compiled by the Crescenta Valley High girls’ water polo team this past season is to grab a snapshot of another successful campaign for the area’s top program.

Trio of local schools perform well at Arcadia Invitational

ARCADIA — While top efforts were at a premium at the 47th annual Arcadia Invitational Track and Field Meet, that didn’t stop a handful of athletes from Crescenta Valley, Flintridge Prep and St. Francis high schools from thriving...

Rousey's next fight set for July in Las Vegas

Rousey's next fight set for July in Las Vegas

Just a few days after the prospects of Ronda Rousey defending her Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight title in a blockbuster bout with Gina Carano seemed oh so close, UFC President Dana White announced late Friday night that...

Flintridge Prep leads the way at Arcadia Invitational

ARCADIA — Reactions and accomplishments certainly differed for the several area athletes who competed on the first day of the 47th annual Arcadia Invitational Track and Field Meet at Arcadia High on Friday evening.

Crescenta Valley High baseball too much for Burbank

GLENDALE — A season ago, the Burbank High baseball team and the Crescenta Valley High baseball team were neck-and-neck atop the standings and eventually shared the Pacific League crown.

Jake Ellenberger fitting in at Glendale Fighting Club

With 29 victories in the arena of mixed martial arts, a litany of established names left in his wake and a No. 5 standing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight rankings, Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger is most assuredly a...

Burroughs High boys' volleyball sweeps through Crescenta Valley

Crescenta Valley High boys' volleyball swept in league showdown with Burroughs

LA CRESCENTA — For quite some time, the Burroughs High and Crescenta Valley boys’ volleyball teams had been eager to meet up with the goal of gaining the upper hand in the hunt for the Pacific League championship.

Glendale Community College tennis teams net good results

A few days after suffering a knee injury, Alexandra Amor returned to the court Friday looking to pair with partner Viktoriya Shumakova in their quest to capture the Western State Conference doubles championship in Ventura County.

All-Area Girls' Water Polo First Team

All-Area Girls' Water Polo First Team

Ani Aghakhanian, junior, utility, Crescenta Valley

All-Area Girls' Water Polo Second Team

All-Area Girls' Water Polo Second Team

Devin Aubert, senior, hole/set, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

La Cañada High's Chen pushed her team to new heights

La Cañada High's Chen pushed her team to new heights

Regardless of whether the La Cañada High girls’ basketball team played at home or on the road this past season, the Spartans’ jerseys had a certain uniformity of cardinal, gold and white.

All-Area Girls' Basketball First Team

All-Area Girls' Basketball First Team

Katia Dabbaghian, Junior, Guard, Providence

All-Area Girls' Basketball Second Team

All-Area Girls' Basketball Second Team

Keilee Bessho, Junior, Guard, La Cañada

Brooks, Burbank High softball shut out Crescenta Valley

Brooks, Burbank High softball shut out Crescenta Valley

BURBANK — Thus far in the Pacific League season, the Burbank High softball team, seen as the favorite by most to repeat as league champion, has run roughshod over some overmatched competition.

Flintridge Prep baseball dealt heartbreaking loss to Poly

Flintridge Prep baseball dealt heartbreaking loss to Poly

PASADENA — For 6 2/3 innings, the script seemed oh so perfect for the Flintridge Prep baseball team.

Glendale High golfer Caletena, Crescenta Valley conquer Brookside

PASADENA — Russell Caletena got to Brookside Golf Course No. 2 aware the conditions of the greens might not be too favorable for him leading up to Thursday’s Pacific League golf match.

Ronda Rousey-Gina Carano title fight looks closer than ever

Ronda Rousey-Gina Carano title fight looks closer than ever

LOS ANGELES — When “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey began her mixed martial arts career, it came to be in part due to the inspiration of Gina “Conviction” Carano.

Smiley, Crescenta Valley High baseball shut down Glendale

Smiley, Crescenta Valley High baseball shut down Glendale

GLENDALE — Though the Pacific League baseball season is still in its infant stages, it has been quite some time since Glendale High was ahead of Crescenta Valley in the league standings.

Flintridge Prep baseball struggles with errors in loss to Poly

GLENDALE — More than a week removed from its last game, the Flintridge Prep baseball team didn’t appear rested, but rusty versus Prep League rival Pasadena Poly on Tuesday afternoon.

Glendale Community College women's tennis team blanked in playoff match

After seeing its season conclude Tuesday with a first-round loss in the Southern California Regionals, the Glendale Community College women’s tennis team now eagerly awaits the status of Alexandra Amor’s right knee.

La Cañada boys' golf shoots down St. Francis

La Cañada boys' golf shoots down St. Francis

PASADENA — Shortly after the La Cañada High and St. Francis boys’ golf teams arrived at Brookside Golf Course No. 2 to compete in a nonleague match Monday, it didn’t take long to spot a potential inconvenience on the greens.

Crescenta Valley High alumnus Trevor Bell put on MLB disabled list

Former Crescenta Valley High baseball player Trevor Bell was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday by the Cincinnati Reds because of right-elbow inflammation.

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