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Glendale High boys' basketball rallies, survives scare from Santa Fe

Glendale High boys' basketball rallies, survives scare from Santa Fe

GLENDALE — A 23-foot, last-second three-point attempt that rimmed in and ultimately rimmed out vaulted the host Glendale High boys’ basketball team into the second round of the playoffs at...

UFC 184 Media Day: The calm before the Rousey-Zingano storm

UFC 184 Media Day: The calm before the Rousey-Zingano storm

Despite a cavalcade of cameras, recorders and myriad questions that had already been asked many a time before, UFC 184 Media Day at Club Nokia was very much the calm ahead of the impending storm on Saturday night.

College Update: Rodriguez shines in first CSUN start

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

Defense carries Crescenta Valley High girls' basketball to upset of San Clemente

Defense carries Crescenta Valley High girls' basketball to upset of San Clemente

LA CRESCENTA — It took three timeouts in less than a minute in the first half before the Crescenta Valley High girls’ basketball team finally got the message. Then the Falcons began to execute defensively en route to pulling off an...

Second-half stumble leads to playoff loss for Flintridge Prep boys' soccer

LA CAÑADA — Protecting a one-goal lead with about 22 minutes remaining in regulation time didn’t figure to be an easy assignment for the Flintridge Prep boys’ soccer team.

Boys' Tennis Preview: All sorts of optimism for local programs in 2015

Boys' Tennis Preview: All sorts of optimism for local programs in 2015

It’s quite possible there might be a shift in strength from singles to doubles within the lineup of the Glendale High boys’ tennis team.

St. Francis basketball finds demise at hands of league rival

St. Francis basketball finds demise at hands of league rival

LA CAÑADA — St. Francis High’s performance in the CIF Southern Section Division IV-AA boys’ basketball quarterfinals Tuesday night against Mission League rival Crespi was a microcosm of its season.

Crescenta Valley girls' soccer can't stop No. 2 La Mirada

Crescenta Valley girls' soccer can't stop No. 2 La Mirada

LA CRESCENTA — For the Crescenta Valley High girls’ soccer team, stopping second-seeded La Mirada was a daunting enough task.

Glendale boys' basketball's run ended by Edison

GLENDALE — One of the most successful seasons in recent years came to an end for the Glendale High boys’ basketball team Tuesday night. With that also came the end of a 19-year tenure for coach Steve Snodgress roaming the Nitros...

Flintridge Prep girls' basketball turns in defensive gem in second round

Flintridge Prep girls' basketball turns in defensive gem in second round

LA CAÑADA — It was a difference between fast and rushed play that separated the Flintridge Prep and Desert Christian High girls’ basketball teams in Saturday evening’s second round of the CIF Southern Section Division V-AA...

Crescenta Valley girls' basketball's near-perfect start leads to first-round win

LA CRESCENTA — Stifling defense from the Crescenta Valley High girls’ basketball team resulted in a scoreless first quarter from its CIF Southern Section Division I-AA first-round opponent.

Hoover High wrestling's Edmen Shahbazyan earns his way to Masters

What was once considered a long shot for the Hoover High wrestling team has now become a pattern.

Crescenta Valley High girls' water polo's season concluded by Riverside Poly in quarterfinals

PASADENA — Less than 48 hours removed from celebrating a triumphant one-goal finish, Crescenta Valley High’s girls’ water polo team, a stranger to losing for so long, found itself on the very same pool deck dealing with the...

Glendale girls' basketball pressed out of playoffs by Troy

Second seed or not, host Troy High’s girls’ basketball team didn’t really run anything that Glendale hadn’t seen this year.

Flintridge Sacred Heart basketball comes up short against Twentynine Palms

Having advanced a step farther than it did last season in the playoffs, the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball team found itself up against a familiar opponent in the CIF Southern Section Division IV-AA playoffs.

St. Francis basketball dethrones Junipero Serra in overtime

Pardon the members of the St. Francis High basketball team if they don’t recall right now going winless in the Mission League. The Golden Knights have hit their stride during the first two rounds of the CIF Southern Section Division IV-AA...

Hoover wrestling's Martinez, Shahbazyan advance to second day of Coastal Championships

LAKE ELSINORE — While the chase for CIF Southern Section titles came up empty for the Hoover High wrestling team, there’s still business at hand for two Tornadoes at the second and final day of the CIF Southern Section Coastal Division...

Flintridge Prep boys' soccer nets elusive postseason win

Flintridge Prep boys' soccer nets elusive postseason win

LA CAÑADA — For the first time in three years, the Flintridge Prep boys’ soccer team is experiencing the joy of a playoff victory.

Betrian, Khashakyan deliver wins

Burgeoning women’s mixed martial arts fighter Jemyma Betrian and men’s featherweight Alfred Khashakyan delivered knockout victories Friday night in Studio City at Lights Out Promotions’ Fight Night at Sportsmen’s Lodge.

Hoover High boys' basketball's upset bid comes up short at Beverly Hills

BEVERLY HILLS — Heading into the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division III-A boys’ basketball playoffs, Hoover High had accomplished some notable feats this season, mainly navigating a strong Pacific League to finish fourth...

Crescenta Valley High boys' basketball can't chop down Oak Park

For the Crescenta Valley High boys’ basketball team it might simply have been a bad night to have an off-day.

St. Francis High soccer ousted by Corona in playoff opener

Entering the waning moments of the first half, it appeared the St. Francis High soccer team would be in good position to reach intermission in a scoreless deadlock with Corona on Friday.

CIF Previews: Plenty of home cooking for locals

CIF Previews: Plenty of home cooking for locals

The following are previews for Saturday’s local CIF Southern Section playoff contests.

Hoover High wrestling pins its hope on six

Hoover High wrestling pins its hope on six

If there's a hope for the Hoover High wrestling program, it's that one of the six grapplers participating in this weekend's CIF Southern Section Coastal Division Individual Championships will qualify beyond the tournament to the following week's...

Taylor, Crescenta Valley High girls' water polo down Warren in dramatic CIF opener

Taylor, Crescenta Valley High girls' water polo down Warren in dramatic CIF opener

PASADENA — When Crescenta Valley High’s girls’ water polo team first clashed with Warren earlier in the season at the Villa Park Classic, Falcons Coach Ricky Mulcahey remembered it being more lopsided than the four-goal margin his...

Crescenta Valley girls' soccer penalty kicks way past Oak Hills

LA CRESCENTA — For somebody who had never taken part in a penalty kick session, Crescenta Valley High girls’ goalkeeper Sydney Schoeller more than held her own.

Flintridge Prep girls' basketball dominates in playoff opener

LA CAÑADA — After a regular season that featured an undefeated run to a Prep League championship and just one loss overall, the members of the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team were eager to see how they would fare in the...

Flintridge Sacred Heart basketball finishes up strong to post playoff win

LA CAÑADA — With nearly three minutes remaining in the third quarter, the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball team saw its lead dwindle to four points. The Tologs were briefly out of sync.

Holy Family basketball succumbs to Ribet Academy, injuries in first round

BURBANK — Postseason pain took on a different and slightly scary reality for the Holy Family basketball team Thursday evening at Bellarmine-Jefferson High.

Flintridge Sacred Heart soccer taken out in first round

Flintridge Sacred Heart soccer taken out in first round

LOS ANGELES — This season, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer saw a return to the playoffs and a return to the sideline for co-coaches Frank Pace and Kathy Desmond.

Glendale High girls' water polo overwhelmed by Ayala

Already the underdog, the Glendale High girls’ water polo team had the misfortune of taking on host Ayala without one of its best field players in Rima Gasparyan.

Flintridge Prep girls' soccer shut out by Cypress in first round

When Flintridge Prep’s girls’ soccer team had last taken on Cypress in the postseason, it was the Rebels who prevailed in dramatic fashion by a one goal margin.

Ronda Rousey holds court at Glendale Fighting Club

Ronda Rousey holds court at Glendale Fighting Club

GLENDALE — Nobody draws a crowd or media attention quite like “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey.

Offense comes easy for Hoover boys' basketball in CIF playoff win

A balanced scoring attack carried the Hoover High boys’ basketball a long way in its CIF Southern Section Division III-A first-round road matchup against Garey on Wednesday night.

St. Francis basketball snaps skid with playoff victory

BARSTOW — St. Francis High basketball had the distinction of owning the longest losing streak of any seeded team in the CIF Southern Section Division IV-AA boys basketball playoffs, having dropped 12 in a row entering Wednesday's opening-...

Glendale boys' soccer battles back only to fall in overtime in CIF wild-card match

Glendale boys' soccer battles back only to fall in overtime in CIF wild-card match

GLENDALE — Down by two goals early in the second half of its CIF Southern Section Division III boys’ soccer wild-card match against Yucaipa High, Glendale made a push.

Flintridge Prep boys' basketball sees season come to conclusion

Competing without their two top players, things became immensely more difficult for the members of the Flintridge Prep boys’ basketball when they took to the court for a CIF Southern Section Division V-AA first-round contest against fourth-...

Flintridge Sacred Heart water polo caps historic season

Not long after the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy water polo team concluded its historic season Wednesday, Tologs Coach Carlos Ponce proudly reflected on the strides made surrounding the program.

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Photo Gallery: Flintridge Prep girls basketball victorious over Providence in CIF quarterfinal

Photo Gallery: Flintridge Prep girls basketball victorious over Providence in CIF quarterfinal

The No. 3 Flintridge Prep girls' basketball team advanced to their second appearance in the semifinals in three years after posting a 65-43 victory over Providence High Wednesday night.

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