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Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley High, Burbank brace for collision course

Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley High, Burbank brace for collision course

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

Vanes Martirosyan-Willie Nelson fighting to regain championship potential

Vanes Martirosyan-Willie Nelson fighting to regain championship potential

In the road to boxing stardom that has been Vanes “Nightmare” Martirosyan’s career, there has been a multitude of pivotal bouts set to launch the Glendale pugilist to the next level.

John Cicuto: Leader of the Vaqs

John Cicuto: Leader of the Vaqs

At 69, he's still got quite a sharp memory. He can recall the majority of football players he's coached and the games that took place while he stood on the sidelines wearing a headset.

College Update: St. Francis' McAleenan in middle of everything for UNLV

College Update: St. Francis' McAleenan in middle of everything for UNLV

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

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: St. Francis football continues to pile up big numbers

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: St. Francis football continues to pile up big numbers

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 fourth meeting of the year.

Burbank High girls' volleyball outlasts Crescenta Valley in four

Crescenta Valley High girls' volleyball can't complete comeback versus Burbank

LA CRESCENTA — Another sample of what should be a very exciting and competitive race for a Pacific League girls’ volleyball postseason spot played out Tuesday afternoon between two of the league’s stronger competitors.

Crescenta Valley High boys' water polo sinks La Serna in overtime

PASADENA — Grasping a precarious one-goal lead with 29 seconds to play, Crescenta Valley High’s boys’ water polo team simply could not hold on to victory thanks to a dramatic steal and score by La Serna with but five seconds left in...

Crescenta Valley High girls' golf places fourth in league match

ALHAMBRA — Through the first four Pacific League matches, the Crescenta Valley High girls’ golf team finished no worse than third place.

Manny Gamburyan squeezes out dramatic UFC 178 win over Cody Gibson

Manny Gamburyan squeezes out dramatic UFC 178 win over Cody Gibson

Just when it appeared all was lost for Manny Gamburyan, he squeezed out a dramatic, comeback victory.

Glendale Community College football gets bit of revenge in big way at Los Angeles Pierce

WOODLAND HILLS — Stop No. 2 in what is fast becoming the Glendale Community College football team’s 2014 revenge tour reached Los Angeles Pierce College on Saturday evening.

Flintridge Prep football rolls over Mountain Empire

Flintridge Prep football rolls over Mountain Empire

LOS ANGELES — Momentum was the prevailing motivation for the Flintridge Prep football team entering Saturday’s nonleague contest.

Crescenta Valley High football shines in league opener against Burroughs

Crescenta Valley High football shines in league opener against Burroughs

GLENDALE — Minutes after the conclusion of Friday night’s Pacific League opener at Glendale High, the Crescenta Valley football team posed for photos, while head coach Paul Schilling enjoyed a Gatorade bath.

St. Francis High football offense scores at will en route to 49-32 win over Canyon

LA CAÑADA — Aside from one blemish, the St. Francis High offense was unstoppable on Friday night.

Hoover High football can't find way past Arcadia

ARCADIA — Looking for a positive sign, the Hoover High football team played arguably its best game of the season on defense.

Glendale Community College football to open conference against L.A. Pierce

Glendale Community College football to open conference against L.A. Pierce

Following a successful sweep through the nonconference portion of its schedule, the Glendale Community College football team will begin Pacific Conference American Division competition at 7 p.m. Saturday where it ended last season — at L.A....

Glendale Community College cross-country women shine again at Golden West

For a second straight week, the Glendale Community College men’s and women’s cross-country teams turned in top-five efforts in a meet that included top rival College of the Canyons.

Burbank High's Fernandez, Burroughs boys run to victory at first Pacific League meet

Burbank High's Fernandez, Burroughs boys run to victory at first Pacific League meet

LA CRESCENTA — If there were any doubts that times were changing within the Pacific League cross-country landscape, they were quickly extinguished by the fleet-footed dominance of Burbank High junior Candela Fernandez and the Burroughs boys&...

Glendale football shut out by Muir in Pacific League opener

GLENDALE — Mired in a rut on offense, the Glendale High football team looked to turn the corner when it began Pacific League play Thursday night against Muir.

Glendale boys' water polo takes down upper-division foe

SOUTH PASADENA — Though they have moved up one division and have a new coach on board, the goal remains the same for the members of the Glendale High boys’ water polo team.

Burroughs volleyball bounces back, sweeps Crescenta Valley

Burroughs volleyball bounces back, sweeps Crescenta Valley

BURBANK — Trailing the visiting Crescenta Valley High girls' volleyball team late in the opening game of Thursday's Pacific League contest, it looked as if Burroughs would have to climb out of an early hole.

Manny Gamburyan ready for UFC 178, world of 135

Manny Gamburyan ready for UFC 178, world of 135

More than 15 years and 22 professional fights after beginning his professional mixed martial arts career, Manny Gamburyan is starting anew.

Top-ranked St. Francis football gears up for physical battle with Canyon

Top-ranked St. Francis football gears up for physical battle with Canyon

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

Chung notches double eagle for Crescenta Valley girls' golf in league match

ARCADIA — After a rough beginning to her nine-hole round, Audrey Chung had a pleasant surprise after finishing her round on the par-five ninth hole.

Pacific League football preview: Crescenta Valley High poised to take crown?

Pacific League football preview: Crescenta Valley High poised to take crown?

As the start of Pacific League play gets underway Thursday evening, only one football team enters unbeaten and only one squad is winless, while the rest of the league's six entrants are somewhere in between.

Glendale High girls' volleyball takes out Burroughs in four

Glendale High girls' volleyball takes out Burroughs in four

GLENDALE — Ta’ase Mose could see the momentum beginning to evaporate and a fifth game looming.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball gets 32 kills from Lund in nonleague victory

LA CAÑADA — After enjoying a benchmark season as a freshman, Kayla Lund’s progress as a key player for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy has continued.

Quarterback Club: Crawford to take bigger role in St. Francis offense

Quarterback Club: Crawford to take bigger role in St. Francis offense

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 third meeting of the year.

College Update: Glendale Community College products running to stellar results

College Update: Glendale Community College products running to stellar results

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

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.

Hoover tennis turns back Burroughs in league

GLENDALE — With the temperature in the 80s, the climate was much more manageable for the Hoover High and Burroughs girls' tennis teams when they squared off Monday.

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.

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 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 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...

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.

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Photo Gallery: CV vs. Burroughs football

Photo Gallery: CV vs. Burroughs football

Minutes after the conclusion of Friday night's Pacific League opener at Glendale High, the Crescenta Valley football team posed for photos, while head coach Paul Schilling enjoyed a Gatorade bath. The scene appeared to be one of a team winning a league championship rather than just commencing with an impressive 48-21...

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