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Flintridge Prep football blitzes Blair in season opener

Flintridge Prep football blitzes Blair in season opener

LOS ANGELES — Big things will be expected throughout the season by the Flintridge Prep football team as it relates to its passing attack.

Shayna Baszler stopped in UFC debut by Bethe Correia

Following more than a decade in the world of mixed martial arts, Shayna Baszler finally made her first walk to fight inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s octagon.

Girls' Volleyball Preview: Flintridge Sacred Heart volleyball team holds title aspirations

Girls' Volleyball Preview: Flintridge Sacred Heart volleyball team holds title aspirations

Following a renaissance season that concluded with an appearance in the semifinals, the members of the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team have some unfinished business they’d like to tend to in the next several months.

Shayna Baszler begins final chapter with UFC debut

Shayna Baszler begins final chapter with UFC debut

To the novel or perhaps casual fan of mixed martial arts, Shayna Baszler is known as one of “The Four Horsewomen,” a training partner of Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, Jessamyn Duke and...

Glendale Bears make preparations for new season

Glendale Bears make preparations for new season

Talk to Cynthia Perez and she’s got quite an optimistic outlook.

No shortage of learning for Glendale Community College women's volleyball

Being asked questions is considered a good sign by Yvette Ybarra. She’s glad to provide detailed answers.

Hoover High football handed season-opening loss by Hollywood

Hoover High football handed season-opening loss by Hollywood

GLENDALE — After one game, Hoover High second-year football Coach Matt Andersen isn’t about to panic.

Glendale Community College cross-country confident it can continue success

Glendale Community College cross-country confident it can continue success

It will be on Saturday morning when the Glendale Community College cross-country program, arguably the most successful sports program in the school, returns to competition in an event named after one of the more storied runners to have been...

Flintridge Prep football looks to rally around experience

Flintridge Prep football looks to rally around experience

With a returning quarterback and coaching staff, a veteran offensive line and a defense not short on experience, it would stand to reason that the upcoming 2014 season would be one of stability and consistency for the Flintridge Prep football team.

Tsangeos takes to new role(s) for Flintridge Prep football

Tsangeos takes to new role(s) for Flintridge Prep football

With a roster that consists of 22 players, the Flintridge Prep football team was pleased to announce two new additions during practice recently as the Rebels tuned up for their season-opener Friday versus Blair.

Competitiveness is job No. 1 for Hoover High football

Competitiveness is job No. 1 for Hoover High football

Simplicity appears to be the name of the game at Hoover High.

No breaks are a good thing for Hoover High's Josh Lee

No breaks are a good thing for Hoover High's Josh Lee

There aren’t many breaks in the action for Josh Lee throughout the year. Pick a season and he’s assuredly playing a sport at Hoover High.

Flintridge Prep gearing up for season opener with Blair

Flintridge Prep gearing up for season opener with Blair

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

Girls' Tennis Preview: Lineup stability to be a key for Crescenta Valley girls' tennis team

Girls' Tennis Preview: Lineup stability to be a key for Crescenta Valley girls' tennis team

At least for now, things seem to be in order throughout the lineup for the Crescenta Valley High girls’ tennis team.

New wrinkle added for Glendale Community College women's soccer team

New wrinkle added for Glendale Community College women's soccer team

In recent seasons, the Glendale Community College women’s soccer team began competition during the final week of August. Things will be slightly different this upcoming season for the Vaqueros.

Glendale Tornados ready to roll into new season

Glendale Tornados ready to roll into new season

Though there will be one less team within the Glendale Tornados organization this season, there’s plenty of positives to look ahead to for the third-year Pop Warner program.

Girls' Golf Preview: Crescenta Valley High, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy golf teams begin new chapters

Girls' Golf Preview: Crescenta Valley High, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy golf teams begin new chapters

With proper course management and having made deep postseason runs, Jocelyn Chia set the standard the past four seasons for the Crescenta Valley High girls’ golf team en route to being named the All-Area Girls’ Golfer of the Year each...

Glendale Community College women's golf back to being a team

In a complete reversal from the previous season, the Glendale Community College women’s golf team will have enough players to field a complete lineup.

Glendale News-Press Male Athlete of the Year: Crescenta Valley High's Gadsby proved himself a true dual threat

Glendale News-Press Male Athlete of the Year: Crescenta Valley High's Gadsby proved himself a true dual threat

Whether it was under the Friday night lights of autumn or in the center of a Stengel Field spotlight in the spring, Brian Gadsby’s right arm was a constant.

Glendale Community College men's soccer ready to embark down new path

Glendale Community College men's soccer ready to embark down new path

GLENDALE — On the brink of the Glendale Community College men’s soccer team beginning its season, Laura Matsumoto is eager to see where the Vaqueros stand.

St. Francis names Terry Phillips as new baseball coach

Having been involved with coaching baseball for about a decade, Terry Phillips doesn’t view the diamond in all that different a light from the classroom.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Kirsten Vose is News-Press Female Athlete of the Year once again

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Kirsten Vose is News-Press Female Athlete of the Year once again

If 2013 was a breakout season for Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy swimmer Kirsten Vose, then perhaps 2014 could be defined as a brand-building campaign.

Top 10 Games of 2013-14: Glendale water polo is No. 1

Top 10 Games of 2013-14: Glendale water polo is No. 1

The top-10 high school games from the 2013-14 season were selected by the sportswriters of the Glendale News-Press.

Top-10 individual performances in a team setting: Gadsby's run tops list of individual performances

Top-10 individual performances in a team setting: Gadsby's run tops list of individual performances

The following are the top-10 individual performances in a team setting for the 2014-15 high school season as voted by the Glendale News-Press sports staff.

Top 10 Boys' Athletes of 2013-14: Momdzhyan leads Glendale water polo team to magical season

Top 10 Boys' Athletes of 2013-14: Momdzhyan leads Glendale water polo team to magical season

The top-10 male high school athletes of the year were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department. These are selections 2 through 10. See Saturday’s edition for the Male Athlete of the Year.

Top 10 Performances in Individual Setting: Flintridge Prep's Yoho etched his name into school history

Top 10 Performances in Individual Setting: Flintridge Prep's Yoho etched his name into school history

The area’s top 10 individual performances in an individual setting from the 2013-14 season were voted on by the sportswriters of the Glendale News-Press.

Top 10 Teams of the Year: Glendale boys' water polo team captures elusive CIF title

Top 10 Teams of the Year: Glendale boys' water polo team captures elusive CIF title

The area’s top-10 high school teams from the 2013-14 season were selected by the Glendale News-Press sports department.

Minor League Update: Christian Bergman trying to get back in sync on mound

Minor League Update: Christian Bergman trying to get back in sync on mound

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

Top 10 Girls' Athletes of 2013-14: Arnold continued Crescenta Valley water polo's tradition of triumph

Top 10 Girls' Athletes of 2013-14: Arnold continued Crescenta Valley water polo's tradition of triumph

The top-10 female high school athletes of the year were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department. These are selections 2 through 10. See Friday’s edition for the Female Athlete of the Year.

Glendale Community College's Marco Estrada looks to write career's newest chapter in pen

Glendale Community College's Marco Estrada looks to write career's newest chapter in pen

In some ways, it’s 2011 all over again for Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Marco Estrada.

Little League Recap: Swinging their way to more success

Little League Recap: Swinging their way to more success

Many thrilling games and moments occurred throughout the 2014 Little League season.

Coach of the Year: First-ever championship for Glendale High boys' water polo merits Holbrook top billing

Coach of the Year: First-ever championship for Glendale High boys' water polo merits Holbrook top billing

The top five high school coaches from the 2013-14 season were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department.

Brian Gadsby pitches Crescenta Valley High baseball to greatness

Brian Gadsby pitches Crescenta Valley High baseball to greatness

Crescenta Valley High baseball is not short on memorable seasons and memorable performances — particularly on the pitching mound.

All-Area Baseball First Team

All-Area Baseball First Team

Kevin Baker, Senior, Outfielder, St. Francis

All-Area Baseball Second Team

All-Area Baseball Second Team

Cameron Briggs, Junior, Infielder, Burbank

Caitlyn Brooks was complete player for Burbank High softball

Caitlyn Brooks was complete player for Burbank High softball

Burbank High’s Caitlyn Brooks has made a name for herself as a successful pitcher since she broke onto the high school scene three years ago as a freshman.

All-Area Softball First Team

All-Area Softball First Team

P — Mia Acosta, Senior, Bell-Jeff

All-Area Softball Second Team

All-Area Softball Second Team

OF — Kaitlin Brooks, Senior, Burbank

Michael Noteware making plenty of strides with Gulf Coast Yankees

Michael Noteware making plenty of strides with Gulf Coast Yankees

Name the role and Michael Noteware will gladly accept it.

Ricky Mulcahey named Crescenta Valley High girls' aquatics coach

Ricky Mulcahey pined for a return to the area, along with the possibility of being an aquatics coach.

San Gabriel Valley All-Stars open with World Series win

After a shaky start on defense, the members of the San Gabriel Valley Babe Ruth 16-18 All-Star team regrouped with an offensive surge.

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