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Glendale High boys' basketball creates separation in besting Hoover

Glendale High boys' basketball creates separation in besting Hoover

GLENDALE — Eric Kirakosian wanted to provide some pop to the Glendale High boys’ basketball team’s offense.

Ronda Rousey-Cat Zingano title fight moved to main event at UFC 184

Ronda Rousey-Cat Zingano title fight moved to main event at UFC 184

“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is once again taking the main event spotlight.

Glendale High boys' basketball gets 'gigantic' win over Pasadena

GLENDALE — It was not the most conventional way to win a basketball game, but the Glendale High boys’ basketball team will surely take it.

Crescenta Valley High boys' basketball halts Burroughs

LA CRESCENTA — Berj Krikorian wanted a fresh start while playing guard for the Crescenta Valley High boys’ basketball team against Burroughs on Friday night.

Flintridge Prep girls' basketball shows it's No. 1 in Prep League

LA CAÑADA — It was the sort of statement game the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team didn’t just want to send, but felt compelled to send.

Burroughs girls' basketball holds off Crescenta Valley in another thriller

Burroughs girls' basketball holds off Crescenta Valley in another thriller

LA CRESCENTA — When the Crescenta Valley High and Burroughs girls’ basketball teams met for the first time earlier this season, the Indians were able to pull out a close victory in overtime.

Times Community staff, area football coaches, players have Seattle repeating in Super Bowl

Times Community staff, area football coaches, players have Seattle repeating in Super Bowl

Plenty of attention will be focused on Glendale for the 49th rendition of the prestigious Super Bowl.

Shayna Baszler faces Amanda Nunes in Brazil

Shayna Baszler faces Amanda Nunes in Brazil

UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Shayna “The Queen of Spades” Baszler will return to the octagon to take on Amanda Nunes, the UFC announced on Thursday.

Holy Family basketball rolls to another Horizon League victory

PASADENA — It wasn’t a typical venue to compete in a basketball game. Surrounded by brick walls, wooden beams, dim lights and played on a vinyl floor, the members of the Holy Family basketball team made the best of the odd conditions.

College Update: Crescenta Valley's Ali wins doubles championship for Fordham tennis

College Update: Crescenta Valley's Ali wins doubles championship for Fordham tennis

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

Flintridge Sacred Heart water polo out of sync in league loss to Louisville

Flintridge Sacred Heart water polo out of sync in league loss to Louisville

LA CAÑADA — Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy girls’ water polo Coach Carlos Ponce could tell that his team was not at its best even before it took to the pool Thursday against Louisville.

City gearing up for this year's Special Olympics

Glendale will be home to 100 athletes during the Special Olympics World Summer Games this summer and to get things started, city officials held a kickoff fundraising event on Wednesday at the Alex Theatre.

Flintridge Prep gets defensive in win against No. 2 Pasadena Poly

Flintridge Prep gets defensive in win against No. 2 Pasadena Poly

PASADENA — Late in the second half of its Prep League boys’ soccer match Wednesday, the Flintridge Prep defense had kept the potent Pasadena Poly offense in check.

Glendale Community College baseball looks to rediscover winning ways

Glendale Community College baseball looks to rediscover winning ways

With success that has included consecutive Western State Conference championships, regional and super regional appearances along with a state run, the Glendale Community College baseball team turned in a different, if not rarer 2014 campaign.

College Update: Powdrill, Cal Lutheran prevail in OT thriller

College Update: Powdrill, Cal Lutheran prevail in OT thriller

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

Crescenta Valley girls' water polo downs Glendale in first-place matchup

Crescenta Valley girls' water polo downs Glendale in first-place matchup

GLENDALE — Crescenta Valley High’s girls’ water polo team has been flourishing as of late no matter what opposition has faced it.

Glendale High boys' basketball overcomes large deficit to beat Burroughs

BURBANK — Overtime games have been the norm this season in the head-to-head matchups between the Glendale High and Burroughs boys’ basketball teams.

Crescenta Valley boys' basketball shoots down Muir

LA CRESCENTA — Crescenta Valley High’s boys’ basketball team’s shooters have retained their reputation with consistent pure shooting from behind the arc.

Glendale High boys' soccer completes sweep of Burroughs

BURBANK — After completing a sweep against the reigning Pacific League champion, the members of the Glendale High boys’ soccer team said it wasn’t an easy task.

Burroughs girls' basketball isn't slowed by Glendale

Burroughs girls' basketball isn't slowed by Glendale

GLENDALE — Glendale High boasts more front-line depth than any girls' basketball team in the Pacific League with a trio of talented post players in Sylvia Vartazarian, Kristina Sahakian and Kailyn Gideon.

Flintridge Prep girls' soccer gets different effort, same result against Poly

Flintridge Prep girls' soccer gets different effort, same result against Poly

PASADENA — The first time Flintridge Prep played Pasadena Poly this season in girls’ soccer, the host Rebels lost and left Prep Coach Esteban Chavez unhappy with the effort of his squad.

Tran, Flintridge Sacred Heart basketball corral Simi Valley

LA CAÑADA — Locked in a close game entering the fourth quarter, the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball team turned to Jenna Tran to widen the Tologs’ lead.

Ismail's triple-double sparks Flintridge Prep girls' basketball against Mayfield

PASADENA — Backed by a triple-double from one of its stalwart players, the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team’s winning streak reached double digits.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer worn down by Harvard-Westlake

LA CAÑADA — With a spot atop the standings at stake Saturday afternoon, the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer team surrendered the first three goals of its Mission League showdown to visiting Harvard-Westlake, which received a score...

Crescenta Valley High boys' soccer continues surge with win at Arcadia

ARCADIA — Nearly written off as dead and buried, the Crescenta Valley High boys’ soccer team is enjoying a revival at an important time.

Glendale girls' basketball pulls down win over Hoover

GLENDALE — Pacific League rivals Glendale High and Hoover matched against each other in both schools' final game of the first half of the girls’ basketball league schedule on Friday.

Crescenta Valley High boys' hoops charges into second half after win at Arcadia

ARCADIA — Behind a balance scoring attack, the Crescenta Valley High boys’ basketball team found its way back over the .500 mark in league.

Glendale boys' soccer blows out rival Hoover

GLENDALE — For the first 25 minutes of their Pacific League match Friday , the Glendale High and Hoover boys’ soccer teams played evenly. Then things quickly swung in Glendale’s favor.

Hoover High girls' soccer forced to settle for tie with Glendale

Hoover High girls' soccer forced to settle for tie with Glendale

GLENDALE — Sometimes a final score that ends in a tie comes as a relief, with the mindset that it’s better than a loss. Other times it results in disappointment, with one team believing it should have won.

Crescenta Valley High girls' soccer gives first-place Arcadia all it can handle in loss

LA CRESCENTA — Arcadia High’s girls’ soccer team has largely run roughshod over the Pacific League this season.But in the rivalry game that transpired Friday afternoon at Crescenta Valley High, the Falcons were very much up to the...

Glendale Community College men's tennis preview: Vaqueros like shot at staying on top

Glendale Community College men's tennis preview: Vaqueros like shot at staying on top

It took nine years for the Glendale Community College men’s team to chase down Ventura and arrive back on top of the Western State Conference. Now, the Vaqueros would like nothing more than to repeat as conference champions.

Glendale Community College softball moves into new season with new expectations

Glendale Community College softball moves into new season with new expectations

Thirteen will not only have to be a lucky number for the Glendale Community College softball team this season, but a durable one at that.

Glendale Community College women's tennis preview: Vaqueros look to take one more step ahead

Glendale Community College women's tennis preview: Vaqueros look to take one more step ahead

Deo Sy hasn’t spent much time trying to break down the Western State Conference from top to bottom.

Flintridge Sacred Heart water polo rallies back only to fall to Alemany in OT

Flintridge Sacred Heart water polo rallies back only to fall to Alemany in OT

LA CAÑADA — Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s water polo team was able to battle back twice Thursday in its Mission League match against Alemany.

All-Area Football Player of the Year: Gadsby comes back to greatness with Crescenta Valley football

All-Area Football Player of the Year: Gadsby comes back to greatness with Crescenta Valley football

With 12 weeks of triumph and a season’s worth of glory already behind it, Crescenta Valley High’s football team faced the very real proposition of it all concluding within the few minutes that lay in front of it.

Glendale Adventist Academy girls' basketball bested by Milken Community

GLENDALE — There’s been quite a turnover among the personnel for the Glendale Adventist Academy girls’ basketball team.

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Photo Gallery: Glendale vs. Crescenta Valley Pacific League girls water polo

Photo Gallery: Glendale vs. Crescenta Valley Pacific League girls water polo

Following a championship run at the Oxnard Tournament, the Crescenta Valley girls' water polo team resumed their league dominance in a first-place showdown against Glendale, with the Falcons using a quick offensive start and downright stifling defense to claim a 16-6 victory over the Nitros on Tuesday afternoon at Glendale...

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