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It's about more than just winning for Glendale

It's about more than just winning for Glendale

As he spoke about his goals and expectations for the 2015 season, new Glendale High football coach George Maiale mentioned winning ... right after a culture change, support, accountability and effort.

Girls' Golf Preview: Crescenta Valley begins new chapter

Girls' Golf Preview: Crescenta Valley begins new chapter

There’s been plenty of success achieved by the Crescenta Valley High boys’ soccer team under Grant Clark.

Anticipation for special season builds for Flintridge Prep football

Anticipation for special season builds for Flintridge Prep football

There’s a certain undeniable feeling at Flintridge Prep this summer.

Chang, Hosseinion serve as important building blocks for Flintridge Prep

Chang, Hosseinion serve as important building blocks for Flintridge Prep

Standing at 6-foot-3 and weighing in at about 205 pounds, Flintridge Prep senior quarterback Andrew Tsangeos is hard to miss.

Girls' Tennis Preview: Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy aiming for back-to-back league titles

Girls' Tennis Preview: Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy aiming for back-to-back league titles

No longer concerned with having to end a league championship drought, the members of the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy tennis team are now focused on looking to stay atop the Sunshine League.

Hoover Football Preview: Tornadoes aiming to build winning attitude

Hoover Football Preview: Tornadoes aiming to build winning attitude

Two things will remain the same for the Hoover High football team when it lines up for Friday’s season-opening contest.

Depth will be key to Glendale Community College men's soccer success

Depth will be key to Glendale Community College men's soccer success

From a series of dribbling drills to a machine rifling shots from various angles at a handful of goalkeepers, there turned out to be plenty of action going on at Sartoris Field while the members of the Glendale Community College men’s soccer...

Weekly Football Previews: Hoover, Flintridge Prep look to start 2015 strong

Weekly Football Previews: Hoover, Flintridge Prep look to start 2015 strong

While the Hoover High football team has had its share of difficulties, the squad will rely on its recent history when it opens the season.

Hoover football's Quinton Smith ready to elevate signal-calling chores

Hoover football's Quinton Smith ready to elevate signal-calling chores

On the cusp of playing in a varsity game for the first time, Quinton Smith can’t wait to begin handling the signal-calling responsibilities for the Hoover High football team.

Estrada gets back to starting point with Toronto Blue Jays

Estrada gets back to starting point with Toronto Blue Jays

ANAHEIM — As he sat in contemplation in the visiting clubhouse at Angel Stadium, Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marco Estrada couldn’t help but think about how much his career has changed in just over a year.

2014-15 James H. Jenkins Boys' Athlete of the Year: Gadsby completes stellar tenure with one last honor

2014-15 James H. Jenkins Boys' Athlete of the Year: Gadsby completes stellar tenure with one last honor

On a very warm August afternoon, having just returned from a summer in Washington as an Apple Sock, Brian Gadsby returned to the campus of Crescenta Valley High.

Ryan Miranda takes Glendale City Golf Championship

Ryan Miranda takes Glendale City Golf Championship

GLENDALE — Ryan Miranda hadn’t forgotten the experience of his runner-up finish last year at the Glendale City Golf Championship.

Ramos quietly putting together brilliant season with Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Ramos quietly putting together brilliant season with Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

ANAHEIM — From a statistical standpoint, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitcher Cesar Ramos is having his best season to date over a Major League Baseball career that’s spanned parts of seven seasons.

2014-15 Girls' Athlete of the Year: Flintridge Sacred Heart's Kirsten Vose swims into sunset

2014-15 Girls' Athlete of the Year: Flintridge Sacred Heart's Kirsten Vose swims into sunset

In a three-year high school career that included three straight Mission League titles, consistent improvement at the CIF Southern Section Division I championship and tons of personal and individual accolades, it didn’t seem there was much...

Ronda Rousey to face undefeated Holly Holm on Jan. 2

Ronda Rousey to face undefeated Holly Holm on Jan. 2

From the time she signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Holly Holm was believed to be destined to square off with "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey.

2014-15 Top 10 high school games: Crescenta Valley claims championship glory

2014-15 Top 10 high school games: Crescenta Valley claims championship glory

The top 10 high school games from the 2014-15 season were selected by the sportswriters of the Glendale News-Press.

Moffly, Kyaw share lead halfway through Glendale City Golf Championship

Moffly, Kyaw share lead halfway through Glendale City Golf Championship

GLENDALE — In each of its first three years of existence, the Glendale City Golf Championship saw an increase in participants. When the fourth rendition of the event began Thursday at Scholl Canyon Golf Course, organizers expected a field of...

Top 10 Performances in a Team Setting: Erickson chases down history

Top 10 Performances in a Team Setting: Erickson chases down history

1 Matt Erickson drags down Downey, Dec. 5, 2014: One of the more indelible memories of Crescenta Valley High football’s dramatic 21-14 triumph over Downey for a CIF Southern Section Southeast Division championship was senior...

Coach of the Year: Schilling navigates Crescenta Valley to history

Coach of the Year: Schilling navigates Crescenta Valley to history

The top five high school coaches from the 2014-15 season were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department.

Top 10 Performances in an Individual Setting: Vose adds one last title to impressive resume

Top 10 Performances in an Individual Setting: Vose adds one last title to impressive resume

The area’s top 10 individual performances in an individual setting from the 2014-15 season were voted on by the sportswriters of the Glendale News-Press.

Team of the Year: Crescenta Valley football stands alone

Team of the Year: Crescenta Valley football stands alone

The area’s top-10 high school teams from the 2014-15 season were selected by the Glendale News-Press sports department.

Top 10 Girls' Athletes of 2014-15: Coffey served up more success at Flintridge Sacred Heart

Top 10 Girls' Athletes of 2014-15: Coffey served up more success at Flintridge Sacred Heart

The top 10 girls’ high school athletes of the year were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department. These are selections two through 10. See the Aug. 22 edition for the Female Athlete of the Year.

Top 10 Boys' Athletes of 2014-15: Weiss vaulted to new postseason heights

Top 10 Boys' Athletes of 2014-15: Weiss vaulted to new postseason heights

The top 10 boys’ high school athletes of the year were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department. These are selections two through 10. See the Aug. 26 edition for the James H. Jenkins Boys’ Athlete of the Year.

Field expected to rise for Glendale City Golf Championship

Field expected to rise for Glendale City Golf Championship

On and off the course, there’s been plenty of build up leading to the fourth rendition of the Glendale City Golf Championship.

Stepanian-less Glendale women's basketball takes silver at Pan-Armenian Games

Four years ago, an injury to the top player on the Glendale women’s basketball team left the local squad wondering what would have happened if its full team competed in the Pan-Armenian Games.

'Disappointment' comes with bronze for Glendale men's basketball

One day after coming home from Armenia and relishing in being reunited with his son and his pregnant wife, the word that Fred Babadjanians used to describe the previous two weeks was “disappointment.”

PGA Championship course proves difficult for Kennedy

A first-ever trip to the PGA Championship for local golfer Ryan Kennedy did not turn out the way the Oakmont Country Club Director of Instruction had imagined.

Minor League Update: Olmedo-Barrera on hitting streak with Princeton

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

Major League Update: Estrada, Blue Jays continue hot streak

Major League Update: Estrada, Blue Jays continue hot streak

The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.

Oakmont's Kennedy looks to overcome tough start at PGA Championship

It was a strong back-nine effort that local golfer Ryan Kennedy will try to utilize as momentum in Friday’s second day of the 97th annual PGA Championship at Whistling Straits Golf Course in Kohler, Wisc.

Topsy-turvy schedule nearly final for Flintridge Prep football

Topsy-turvy schedule nearly final for Flintridge Prep football

When Glen Beattie retook the reins as Flintridge Prep head football coach back in January, the longtime assistant figured there would be some hurdles along the way.

College Update: Mills picks up preaseason recognition

College Update: Mills picks up preaseason recognition

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

Kennedy ready for first major challenge

As the final seconds tick down to begin the 97th rendition of the PGA Championship along the banks of Lake Michigan at Whistling Straits Golf Course in Kohler, Wisc., Ryan Kennedy can sense the excitement building.

Ladies learn finer points of hockey under direction of Kings' Daryl Evans

Ladies learn finer points of hockey under direction of Kings' Daryl Evans

BURBANK — When Daryl Evans was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in 1980, ice hockey wasn’t exactly booming in Southern California.

All-Area Baseball Player of the Year: Gadsby's greatness shines through once more

All-Area Baseball Player of the Year: Gadsby's greatness shines through once more

A lanky right-hander who was a buck-60 soaking wet, Brian Gadsby hardly ever looked intimidating when he stepped up onto the hill, his uniform hanging loose upon a thin frame.

All-Area Baseball First Team

All-Area Baseball First Team

Anthony Bocanegra, Senior, Outfielder, Burroughs

All-Area Baseball Second Team

All-Area Baseball Second Team

Fidel Hernandez, Senior, Infielder, Hoover

All-Area Softball First Team

All-Area Softball First Team

Melanie Abzun, Senior, Outfielder, Crescenta Valley

All-Area Softball Second Team

All-Area Softball Second Team

Adela Alatraca, Senior, Pitcher, Crescenta Valley

Burbank High's Brooks commanded respect from league she dominated

Burbank High's Brooks commanded respect from league she dominated

Over the last four years, the awards and accolades have certainly flowed for Burbank High pitcher Caitlyn Brooks.

Vanes 'Nightmare' Martirosyan looks to knock out Ishe Smith

Vanes 'Nightmare' Martirosyan looks to knock out Ishe Smith

LOS ANGELES — It will be on a historic evening in which Glendale boxer Vanes “Nightmare” Martirosyan will attempt to rebound from a unanimous decision defeat that the 29-year-old is still fuming about.

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