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Crescenta Valley High football shuts out La Cañada

Crescenta Valley High football shuts out La Cañada

GLENDALE — Late in a game that was decided more than a quarter earlier, the Crescenta Valley High football coaches were still yelling instructions to their second-string defense.

Glendale Community College football holds on for wild victory over San Bernardino

Glendale Community College football holds on for wild victory over San Bernardino

GLENDALE — What appeared to be a third straight dominant victory for the Glendale Community College football team produced unexpected nerves and perspiration on an otherwise cool Saturday evening.

St. Francis High football relies on defense late to repel Monrovia

St. Francis High football relies on defense late to repel Monrovia

LA CAÑADA —Thanks to three fourth-quarter touchdowns and some clutch defense, bragging rights within the West San Gabriel Valley remained on Foothill Blvd.

Glendale High football stymied by South Pasadena

SOUTH PASADENA — What looked like a momentum shift in favor of the Glendale High football team quickly went the other way.

Flintridge Prep football, Jones haul in second win of season

BALDWIN PARK — The good news for the Flintridge Prep football team was that it could equal last year’s win total in just the fourth game of the season when it went on the road to take on Sierra Vista in a nonleague contest. The not-so-...

Glendale Community College football seeking best start since 2009

Glendale Community College football seeking best start since 2009

There are several reasons why the members of the Glendale Community College football team have begun the season on the right note. One of them has been the consistency of the defensive unit.

Glendale Community College cross-country enjoys top-five success

Glendale Community College Coach Eddie Lopez expressed elation, but self-control Friday after a morning in which both his women’s and men’s cross-country teams turned in top-five performances at the Southern California Preview Meet held...

Crescenta Valley High girls' volleyball outlasts Glendale in league opener

Crescenta Valley High girls' volleyball outlasts Glendale in league opener

GLENDALE — One win is all that separated the Glendale High and Crescenta Valley girls’ volleyball teams within the Pacific League standings last season.

Major League Baseball Update: Brandon McCarthy has perfect inning to remember with New York Yankees

Major League Baseball Update: Brandon McCarthy has perfect inning to remember with New York Yankees

The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.

College update: Despite loss, Camille Coffey reaches career milestone

College update: Despite loss, Camille Coffey reaches career milestone

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

Burroughs girls' volleyball serves up sweep against Hoover

BURBANK — Nearly three weeks into the season and the Burroughs High and Hoover girls’ volleyball teams hadn’t competed in many matches.

Game of the Week: Rivals Crescenta Valley, La Cañada look to stay unbeaten

Game of the Week: Rivals Crescenta Valley, La Cañada look to stay unbeaten

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

Hoover water polo defense sets tone in rout of Whittier

Hoover water polo defense sets tone in rout of Whittier

GLENDALE — The Hoover High boys’ water polo team served notice early that if Whittier hoped to come away with a win Wednesday, the Cardinals would have to find a way to crack the Tornadoes defense.

Burbank High golf's Irene Maemura medals in league match

Burbank High golf's Irene Maemura medals in league match

PASADENA — Irene Maemura of the Burbank High girls’ golf team and Crescenta Valley picked up breakthrough efforts during the third Pacific League match of the season Wednesday.

Glendale High girls' tennis edges out Crescenta Valley

LA CRESCENTA — Postseason survival and standing in regards to Pacific League girls’ tennis may very well come down to the wire.

Glendale resident Karwasky selected to represent U.S. Tennis

Glendale resident Karwasky selected to represent U.S. Tennis

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced that Glendale resident Tina Karwasky is one of 40 older adult athletes selected to represent the United States at the 34th annual International Tennis Federation (ITF) Super-Seniors World Team...

Glendale High girls' volleyball passes final test versus Monrovia before league

Glendale High girls' volleyball passes final test versus Monrovia before league

GLENDALE — Had the Glendale High girls’ volleyball team hoped for a challenge in its final nonleague match before the commencement of Pacific League action, then Monrovia High certainly fit the bill.

Quarterback Club: Transportation issues can't stall Crescenta Valley football team

Quarterback Club: Transportation issues can't stall Crescenta Valley football team

GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 72nd year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the second meeting of the year.

Heat, student safety at forefront for local schools

A scorching heat wave that blistered the region with near record-high temperatures also brought safety to the forefront for the local high schools and college.

La Cañada High football continues impressive start with shutout of Glendale

La Cañada High football continues impressive start with shutout of Glendale

LA CAÑADA —While the La Cañada High football team continues to be a work in progress under first-year coach Ramsey Lambert, the squad’s defense continues playing at a high level.

Glendale Community College football wins again behind dominant defense

For a second straight week, the Glendale Community College football team’s defense pitched a shutout.

St. Francis High football impresses with 50-24 win over Moorpark

MOORPARK — Jeremiah Martin was largely an unknown commodity and a lingering question mark for the St. Francis High football team coming into the season.

Gadsby lifts Crescenta Valley High football to win against Golden Valley

CANYON COUNTRY — The Golden Valley High football team couldn’t come close to stopping Crescenta Valley’s Brian Gadsby.

Hoover High football has no answers for South Pasadena

Hoover High football has no answers for South Pasadena

GLENDALE — It was a struggle in every sense for the Hoover High School football team, particularly in the deciding first half of its nonleague meeting with visiting South Pasadena on Friday night at Glendale High’s Moyse Field.

Glendale Community College football shoots for 2-0

Glendale Community College football shoots for 2-0

Even after a lopsided season-opening victory, there are still some things for the members of the Glendale Community College football team to fix.

Glendale girls' tennis makes quick work of rival Hoover

Glendale girls' tennis makes quick work of rival Hoover

GLENDALE — Having a strong 1-2 singles combination might be a boon throughout the season for the Glendale High girls' tennis team.

Flintridge Prep football can't keep up with Brethren Christian

HUNTINGTON BEACH — At the end of the game, the final numbers told the tale of the Flintridge Prep football team's offense having produced enough for a victory.

Crescenta Valley High boys' water polo breezes through rematch with Poly

Crescenta Valley High boys' water polo breezes through rematch with Poly

PASADENA — One of the top regional and intradivisional boys' water polo rivalries was renewed again Thursday afternoon at Pasadena Poly.

Minor League Update: Sherriff concludes strong season with Cardinals

Minor League Update: Sherriff concludes strong season with Cardinals

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

Undefeated Glendale, La Cañada High football set to clash

Undefeated Glendale, La Cañada High football set to clash

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

Ladies of 'The Ultimate Fighter 20' looking to be first strawweight champion, not next Ronda Rousey

Ladies of 'The Ultimate Fighter 20' looking to be first strawweight champion, not next Ronda Rousey

LOS ANGELES — Absent of all that much fanfare, pomp and circumstance, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s women’s strawweight division debuted in July.

Boys' Cross-Country Preview: Flintridge Prep leads local cross-country expectations

Boys' Cross-Country Preview: Flintridge Prep leads local cross-country expectations

From banner seasons to incremental progress, the results last season varied greatly for the five local boys' cross-country teams.

Girls' Cross-Country Preview: Success takes different shapes for local cross-country squads

Girls' Cross-Country Preview: Success takes different shapes for local cross-country squads

Defining success in cross-country can be a tricky business.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, St. Francis High cross-country show improvement in first Mission League meet

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, St. Francis High cross-country show improvement in first Mission League meet

VAN NUYS — Even though the postseason is two months away, the jockeying, evaluating and analyzing began in regards to Mission League cross-country Wednesday afternoon.

Providence High volleyball comes on to sweep Holy Family

Providence High volleyball comes on to sweep Holy Family

BURBANK — During the first two games Tuesday against Holy Family, the Providence High girls' volleyball team let the Gaels stick around.

John Carroll grows up in Golden Knight family

John Carroll grows up in Golden Knight family

From ball boy to NCAA Division I recruit, John Carroll has very much grown up under the roof of St. Francis High football.

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