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Jake Ledbetter grabs lead in Glendale City Golf Championship

Jake Ledbetter grabs lead in Glendale City Golf Championship

GLENDALE — For someone who has played golf for about two years, Jake Ledbetter caught the attention of the field Wednesday during the qualifying round of the third annual Glendale City Golf...

Arroyo Seco Saints march back to Palomino World Series

Arroyo Seco Saints march back to Palomino World Series

A return trip to the Palomino World Series was a chief goal for the Arroyo Seco Saints. They have appeared in the event the previous two seasons, advancing to the semifinals each time.

Burbank High's Candela Fernandez enjoys season of growth

Burbank High's Candela Fernandez enjoys season of growth

As she crossed the finish line at Cerritos College and concluded a season of growth and records, Burbank High sophomore runner Candela Fernandez took special delight at something she didn’t do.

Fiancés to cycle 163 miles for cancer research

Fiancés to cycle 163 miles for cancer research

The first time Lauren Marlotte and her fiancé Darnell Smith rode their bikes 100 miles, they trekked from Santa Barbara to Ojai to Ventura and back, ran out of water and followed a path that partially runs along the shoulder of a freeway.

Short-handed Arroyo Seco Saints come up short in West Zone final

Short-handed Arroyo Seco Saints come up short in West Zone final

COMPTON — Arroyo Seco Saints Coach Aaron Milam wasn’t too concerned after his Palomino Baseball team fell in the championship game of the West Zone Tournament.

Vince De Pinto captures Glendale City Golf Championship

Vince De Pinto captures Glendale City Golf Championship

GLENDALE — With just four holes left, things appeared a bit murky for Vince De Pinto.

Golf tournament proves to be a success again

GLENDALE — Perhaps it was only fitting that a Glendale native won the Glendale City Golf Championship for the first time.

San Gabriel Valley All-Stars rally to win regional

In the past two weeks, the members of the San Gabriel Valley Babe Ruth 18-and-under All-Star team have been involved in their share of elimination games. That type of situation doesn't seem to fluster San Gabriel.

Arroyo Seco Saints earn spot in World Series

Arroyo Seco Saints earn spot in World Series

COMPTON — The Arroyo Seco Saints baseball team is accustomed to playing in extra-inning games.

Soccer royalty Real Madrid offers camp in Glendale

Soccer royalty Real Madrid offers camp in Glendale

GLENDALE — It was a meeting of the elite and the eager at the Glendale Sports Complex this week.

Flintridge Prep basketball camp offers broad appeal

Flintridge Prep basketball camp offers broad appeal

LA CAÑADA — While teaching, training and working with impressionable young basketball players was certainly at the heart of the annual Flintridge Prep summer basketball camp, hosted by the boys' basketball coaching staff, there were more...

San Gabriel Valley All-Stars gear up for regional

San Gabriel Valley All-Stars gear up for regional

After going the distance to win the three-game Babe Ruth 18-and-under Southern California Regional, the San Gabriel Valley All-Stars celebrated briefly before refocusing.

Glendale selects Casey Sripramong as new girls' swim and water polo coach

Glendale selects Casey Sripramong as new girls' swim and water polo coach

As a player, Casey Sripramong brought plenty of determination to the Glendale High girls' water polo team.

Flintridge Prep finalizes 2014 football schedule

Flintridge Prep finalizes 2014 football schedule

A schedule that was in flux through portions of the spring and into the summer has been finalized for the Flintridge Prep football team.

Elementary student is an emerging racquetball champion

Elementary student is an emerging racquetball champion

The bangs against the white walls of the racquetball court echoed throughout the room as Advait Kartik swung at the small rubber ball.

Learning never gets old at Coach Z Basketball Camp

Learning never gets old at Coach Z Basketball Camp

LA CRESCENTA — It's never too late to mold the next crop of talent on the basketball court.

San Gabriel Valley All-Stars' shutout puts it in title game

Allowing two runs wasn’t quite good enough for a victory on Saturday for the San Gabriel Valley All-Stars.

Crescenta Valley Junior All-Stars reach Section 2 title contest

LA CRESCENTA — Though he felt the sting from being hit by two pitches in the batter's box, it didn't hinder JD Schaffer.

Crescenta Valley Major Baseball All-Stars earn title shot

After losing the opening game of the Section 2 Tournament, the Crescenta Valley Major Baseball Little League All-Star team had a tough road if it hoped to stay in the running to qualify for the championship game.

Art Hovhannisyan returns to 'Friday Night Fights' against Jonathan Maicelo

Art Hovhannisyan returns to 'Friday Night Fights' against Jonathan Maicelo

If Art "Lionheart" Hovhannisyan is indeed back on the path toward putting himself into the conversation for a world title opportunity, Friday night poses an opportunity to prove just that.

Star chess player visits Glendale

Star chess player visits Glendale

The number two chess player in the world, Levon Aronian, shared his desire to increase chess' status in the United States, his road to success and his take on the 2014 FIFA World Cup at a Monday night event with fans in Glendale.

Arroyo Seco Saints survive to play another day

Following a long afternoon that ended with a 10-inning loss, the Arroyo Seco Saints had a long day in store on Sunday in the Palomino West Zone Tournament.

Crescenta Valley Major All-Stars power way to 14-1 win over Burbank-Tujunga

GLENDALE — Behind two home runs and seven extra-base hits, the Crescenta Valley Major Baseball Little League All-Stars bashed their way into the Section 2 Tournament by completing an undefeated run through the District 16 field with a 14-1...

Cejudo helps propel Vaquero 11-12 All-Star team to District 16 title

Cejudo helps propel Vaquero 11-12 All-Star team to District 16 title

GLENDALE — Handling the clean-up spot in the order doesn't appear to be a problem for Raymond Cejudo.

Pitching trio propels Crescenta Valley to title over Foothill

MONTROSE — The Crescenta Valley 9-10 Little League All-Star team has the luxury of having a talented and deep stable of pitchers.

Brandon McCarthy dealt to New York Yankees

Brandon McCarthy dealt to New York Yankees

Looking to shore up their severely depleted starting pitching staff, the New York Yankees acquired Glendale native Brandon McCarthy from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday in exchange for pitcher Vidal Nuno.

Burbank Junior Baseball All-Stars get even with Crescenta Valley

Burbank Junior Baseball All-Stars get even with Crescenta Valley

GLENDALE — Brandon Martinez arrived on the doorstep of pitching a complete game for the Burbank Junior baseball All-Star team.

Glendale High football on road for start of 2014 season

Glendale High football on road for start of 2014 season

Aside from practice, the members of the Glendale High football team won't see much of their home field during the first month of the season.

Glendale Community College football schedule has few changes

Glendale Community College football schedule has few changes

At first glance, there aren't many differences between the 2013 schedule and the recently released 2014 schedule for the Glendale Community College football team.

Jewel City 9-10 all-stars turn back Burbank

TUJUNGA — After a brief struggle on the mound, Cameron Cassidy bounced back nicely.

AYSO National Games await Region 88 under-12 boys' soccer squad

AYSO National Games await Region 88 under-12 boys' soccer squad

There's plenty to capture the attention of youth soccer players across the country with the World Cup grabbing the international spotlight.

Youth baseball players learn on the job skills

Youth baseball players learn on the job skills

GLENDALE — A group of nearly 20 participants were set to be put to the test, knowing they would be evaluated following the completion of nearly 10 drills across the expansive baseball field at the Glendale Sports Complex on Tuesday.

Falcon Summer Baseball Camp still flying high

Falcon Summer Baseball Camp still flying high

GLENDALE — Haydan Phelan gobbled up his share of ground balls on the edge of the infield at Stengel Field and came away with a couple of holes in his uniform pants and a smudge of dirt on his right cheek.

Arroyo Seco Saints baseball team falls in extra innings

COMPTON – Twice only a handful of outs away from closing out and advancing through the upper half of the Palomino West Zone baseball tournament, the Arroyo Seco Saints are instead on the brink of elimination.

CV Landrys outlasts Burbank Dukes to nab Major Baseball title

CV Landrys outlasts Burbank Dukes to nab Major Baseball title

GLENDALE — From top to bottom, it's difficult to detect a weakness in a lineup used by Crescenta Valley Landrys. All of the batters appear disciplined and some have a knack for hitting the ball over the fence at the most opportunistic times.

Surrey chased and UC Irvine falls in College World Series

Surrey chased and UC Irvine falls in College World Series

With a win in its opener at the 2014 College World Series, the UC Irvine baseball team handed the ball to pitcher and Crescenta Valley High graduate Elliot Surrey on Monday against Vanderbilt.

St. Francis baseball coach Milam resigns post

St. Francis baseball coach Milam resigns post

Citing family reasons, Aaron Milam will announce his resignation Tuesday as head coach of the St. Francis High baseball team after piloting the program for three seasons.

Six Flintridge Prep baseball players grab all-league accolades

Six Flintridge Prep baseball players grab all-league accolades

During the past two seasons, the Flintridge Prep baseball team has enjoyed a renaissance.

Numbers swell Hoover High football's confidence

Numbers swell Hoover High football's confidence

GLENDALE — As he walked around the first summer football practice of the season at Hoover High on Monday afternoon, second-year coach Matt Andersen was waiting for a burst of inspiration.

Flintridge Prep football eases into summer

Flintridge Prep football eases into summer

LA CAÑADA — With a new offense to install, a new identity to mold and players still trickling in, Tuesday morning's second football practice of the summer at Flintridge Prep would have seemed a perfect time for Rebels Coach Antonio...

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Photo Gallery: Arroyo Seco Saints vs. Urban Youth Academy championship baseball

Photo Gallery: Arroyo Seco Saints vs. Urban Youth Academy championship baseball

The Arroyo Seco Saints showed resiliency and a knack for staying calm in a tough situation, as they came back to post a 3-2 win in nine innings against the South Bay Legacy in a final-four game at the MLB Urban Youth Academy in Compton on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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