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Ismail, Flintridge Prep girls' basketball turns back Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

Ismail, Flintridge Prep girls' basketball turns back Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

LA CAÑADA — There are several things that Tala Ismail does well on the court while for the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team.

College Update: St. Francis' Ian Hamilton leads way for locals during bowl season

College Update: St. Francis' Ian Hamilton leads way for locals during bowl season

Ian Hamilton (St. Francis High, 2011) University of Texas El Paso football senior: The former All-Area first-team wide receiver with the Golden Knights will kick off the festivities as his Miners get going Saturday on the first day...

St. Francis High basketball sputters down stretch against Renaissance Academy

LA CAÑADA — A return trip to the championship game of the La Cañada Holiday Classic appeared inevitable for the St. Francis High basketball team Friday night.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer holds off gritty Flintridge Prep

LOS ANGELES — Depending on what juncture of the match was observed, the level of separation between the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and Flintridge Prep soccer teams appeared small to nonexistent.

Glendale Community College's David Smith picks up top regional nod

Glendale Community College's David Smith picks up top regional nod

After helping the Glendale Community College football team enjoy one of its most successful seasons in program history, which included an appearance in a bowl game, a group of players continue to receive postseason recognition.

Early goal is all La Cañada High soccer needs to defeat Glendale

Early goal is all La Cañada High soccer needs to defeat Glendale

LA CAÑADA — It didn’t take long for the Glendale High girls’ soccer team to have to play catch-up against La Cañada in its nonleague match Thursday.

College Update: Honors for Mills at USC roll in

College Update: Honors for Mills at USC roll in

Kayla Mills (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 2013) USC soccer sophomore: Mills and fellow Flintridge Sacred Heart alumna Katie Johnson had an eventful season, which came to a close in penalty kicks during the first round of the NCAA...

Crescenta Valley's Lobianco hauls in Pacific League Player of the Year

Crescenta Valley's Lobianco hauls in Pacific League Player of the Year

In a season of historical brilliance that was Crescenta Valley High football’s undefeated run to a CIF Southern Section Southeast Division title, it all started with a dominant seven-game tour de force through the Pacific League.

St. Francis football's Carroll, Martin share Angelus League's top honor

St. Francis football's Carroll, Martin share Angelus League's top honor

Searching for the program’s first league title since 1997, the St. Francis High football team ran roughshod over the Angelus League.

Crescenta Valley High's Van Ginkel selected to All-American Game

Crescenta Valley High's Van Ginkel selected to All-American Game

Crescenta Valley High senior wide receiver Connor Van Ginkel was one of 100 players selected nationally to take place in the fourth annual National Underclassmen Football Combine All-American Game and Performance Week taking place in Myrtle Beach, S....

Flintridge Prep boys' soccer sends Burbank on holiday break with loss

Flintridge Prep boys' soccer sends Burbank on holiday break with loss

BURBANK — The Burbank High boys’ soccer coach and players are going to have a long time to think about Wednesday’s 2-0 nonleague loss to Flintridge Prep.

Glendale Community College men's basketball falls in tournament opener

Glendale Community College men's basketball falls in tournament opener

GLENDALE — It’s been a tough road the first month of the season for the Glendale Community College men’s basketball team

Burbank High girls' soccer knocks off Flintridge Prep late for win No. 1

GLENDALE — All it took was 30 seconds and a little bit of hustle for Burbank High sophomore forward Kira Bochard to break a season-long drought for her Bulldogs girls’ soccer team.

Glendale's Brandon McCarthy returns to Los Angeles

Glendale's Brandon McCarthy returns to Los Angeles

Major League Baseball pitcher Brandon McCarthy has a new home – about 10 miles from his first-ever home.

Big third quarter lifts St. Francis High basketball past Glendale

Big third quarter lifts St. Francis High basketball past Glendale

LA CAÑADA — After a rough first half, the St. Francis High basketball team quickly changed course in the second half.

Crescenta Valley, Glendale lead All-CIF boys' water polo honor roll

Crescenta Valley, Glendale lead All-CIF boys' water polo honor roll

It turned out to be a successful season for each of the four local boys’ water polo teams, with three of them winning league championships.

Flintridge Sacred Heart's Coffey earns All-CIF first-team volleyball accolade

Flintridge Sacred Heart's Coffey earns All-CIF first-team volleyball accolade

In each of her four seasons playing for the talented Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team, Sophia Coffey showed she could handle numerous roles responsibly.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer stymies Crescenta Valley, 5-0

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer stymies Crescenta Valley, 5-0

LA CRESCENTA — Crescenta Valley High and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s soccer teams are both very much still building continuity on the field and establishing their identities.

Glendale High girls' water polo holds off Westridge for Burbank title

BURBANK — In some ways, there wasn’t a more perfect ending for the Glendale High girls’ water polo team than what took place Saturday afternoon.

Piloyan named Pacific League's Most Valuable Player in boys' water polo

Piloyan named Pacific League's Most Valuable Player in boys' water polo

Already known for his goal-scoring prowess, Glendale High’s Manuk Piloyan wanted to be equally recognized for his defensive skills. Piloyan got his point across throughout the past season boys’ water polo season, in which he helped...

Eight local girls' volleyball players earn All-Pacific League accolades

Eight local girls' volleyball players earn All-Pacific League accolades

En route to advancing to the playoffs for the second straight season, the members of the Glendale High girls’ volleyball team constantly turned to seniors Grace Tappin and Sevana Stepanian.

Glendale High girls' water polo creates separation in win over Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

Glendale High girls' water polo creates separation in win over Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

BURBANK — Glendale High’s and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s girls’ water polo teams were pretty evenly match during the first quarter of Friday’s pool-play match in the Burbank Tournament.

Crescenta Valley High boys' soccer shot down by Sylmar

Crescenta Valley High boys' soccer shot down by Sylmar

LA CAÑADA — Following 80 minutes of regulation, the Crescenta Valley High and Sylmar boys’ soccer teams were immediately thrust into a penalty-kick session during a quarterfinal match of the Ralph Brandt Tournament on Friday night.

St. Francis High soccer edges Thousand Oaks, 2-1

LA CAÑADA — After briefly slipping and sliding on the wet field, Alex Hall managed to gain traction at the right time.

Despite defensive effort, Hoover High girls' water polo loses close one to Louisville

BURBANK — There wasn’t much that Hoover High goalie Gabriela Perez didn’t do for her team in its opening game of the Burbank High girls’ water polo tournament Friday afternoon.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer shuts down Glendale

GLENDALE — After opening the season with a scoreless tie, the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer team got on track offensively in a hurry Thursday night

College Update: Flintridge Sacred Heart's Conti concludes magical run

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

Second String: Forever these Falcons will be champions

Second String: Forever these Falcons will be champions

“I firmly believe that any man’s finest hours — his greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear — is that moment when he has worked his heart out in good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle —...

St. Francis High soccer blanks Canyon

LA CANÑDA — After a handful of quality scoring chances didn’t result in any goals in the first half for the St. Francis High soccer team, it got a more favorable outcome in the second half.

Flintridge Sacred Heart volleyball's Kayla Lund earns Mission League MVP

Flintridge Sacred Heart volleyball's Kayla Lund earns Mission League MVP

A reconfigured league and a move up into the highest division in Southern California proved a challenge for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team during the recently concluded 2014 season.

Glendale Community College's David Smith earns top conference accolade

Glendale Community College's David Smith earns top conference accolade

Backed by the top defensive unit in the state, the Glendale Community College football team spent the entire season contending for a Pacific Conference American Division championship and eyeing a bowl game.

Crescenta Valley High football claims CIF championship to cap 'dream' season

Crescenta Valley High football claims CIF championship to cap 'dream' season

GLENDALE — Chasing dreams and history, Crescenta Valley High’s football team found a clear, cool and brilliant night before it.

Holy Family soccer notches first victory of season

GLENDALE — After a tough start to the season, which included being blanked twice, things might have finally turned around for the members of the Holy Family soccer team.

Glendale Fighting Club's Travis Browne TKOs Brendan Schaub at UFC 181

Proclaiming himself to be a new Travis “Hapa” Browne, the third-ranked UFC heavyweight very much looked like his old dynamic self on Saturday night.

Glendale Fight Night VI proves to be knockout

GLENDALE — Perhaps it’s fair to say that Saturday’s evening “Glendale Fight Night VI” was a knockout.

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Photo Gallery: Flintridge Prep vs. FSHA non-league girls basketball

Photo Gallery: Flintridge Prep vs. FSHA non-league girls basketball

Junior forward Tala Ismail pulled down a career-high 21 rebounds as the third-ranked Flintridge Prep girls' basketball team defeated Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 46-31 Thursday.

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