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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...

Burroughs High baseball comes alive late against Glendale

Burroughs High baseball comes alive late against Glendale

BURBANK — An opportunity to move into a tie for fourth place awaited the Burroughs and Glendale high baseball teams before Tuesday's Pacific League game.

Big first inning sparks Burroughs softball past Glendale

GLENDALE — Doug Nicol has seen his share of hard-hit balls around the diamond.

Half an inning proves the difference for Crescenta Valley High baseball against Hoover

GLENDALE — A pitching duel that could have very easily thrown the Pacific League standings into flux changed in just one-half inning.

Burbank baseball able to come back to steal league win against Glendale

Burbank baseball able to come back to steal league win against Glendale

BURBANK — Burbank High's baseball team, the co-defending league champion, found itself in an all-too-familiar situation Friday of having to play catch-up in a Pacific League game against visiting Glendale.

It's a Winn, win result for Burbank High softball against Glendale

Glendale High softball has no answers for Winn

GLENDALE — Burbank High softball Coach Mike Delaney and Glendale Coach Greg Martin walked into distinctly different situations when they took over their respective programs this season.

St. Francis High golf caps spectacular week on course

PASADENA — With its spring break about to begin, the St. Francis High golf team will enter its well-earned vacation having generated plenty of momentum.

Crescenta Valley High boys' golf loses grip on lead to Arcadia

ARCADIA — On an afternoon of small surprises from both the Crescenta Valley High and Burbank boys’ golf teams, a change among the Pacific League leaders wasn’t shocking.

Glendale Community College softball comes up short against rival College of the Canyons

GLENDALE — It’s been a frustrating season for the members of the Glendale Community College softball team.

St. Francis High golf gets back on track, tops Alemany

PASADENA — Just past the halfway point of his nine-hole round, Michael Finney got things organized.

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.

Chen, Federici receive All-CIF first-team recognition

Chen, Federici receive All-CIF first-team recognition

After helping lead their respective teams to deep runs into the CIF Southern Section playoffs, a pair of area girls’ basketball players have been bestowed with prestigious postseason recognition.

Quartet honored with All-CIF first-team accolades in boys' basketball

Quartet honored with All-CIF first-team accolades in boys' basketball

For the St. Francis High basketball team, it enjoyed its most successful season in program history.

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.

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

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Photo Gallery: Glendale vs. La Cañada girls' lacrosse

Photo Gallery: Glendale vs. La Cañada girls' lacrosse

Glendale overcame a better effort from La Cañada and received a match-best four goals from Ariella Ruiz to register a 9-4 Pacific League road victory. The Nitros, who improved to 10-5, 6-1 in league, posted a 16-1 home win against the Spartans on March 11 at Moyse Field. The Spartans dipped to 3-3 in league.

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