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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...

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.

Glendale girls' tennis doubles up Flintridge Sacred Heart

GLENDALE — Having had enough of practicing against each other, the members of the Glendale High girls' tennis team finally kicked of their season Thursday. Glendale found itself matched against Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, which had already...

Flintridge Prep boys' water polo pulls away from Burbank in season opener

Flintridge Prep boys' water polo pulls away from Burbank in season opener

LA CAÑADA — Rust and jitters played about as big a factor as an actual opponent for the Burbank High and Flintridge Prep boys' water polo teams.

Crescenta Valley set to renew boulevard rivalry with Verdugo Hills

Crescenta Valley set to renew boulevard rivalry with Verdugo Hills

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Karen Darabedyan makes triumphant return

WOODLAND HILLS — A return to the cage and a renaissance of his career has been a longtime coming for Karen Darabedyan.

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.

Female players learn hockey from an L.A. King

Female players learn hockey from an L.A. King

BURBANK — Shortly after the Zamboni had resurfaced the ice at Pickwick Ice Arena on Tuesday night, a group of about 20 women took to the fresh surface for an hour to grasp some fundamentals on hockey.

Lonnie Kauppila regains form, moves up in minors

Playing minor league baseball for the Everett AquaSox, a class-A short season affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, last season, Lonnie Kauppila was struggling and the game wasn't much fun.

La Cañada High swimmer Garrett Chin grabs top billing

La Cañada High swimmer Garrett Chin grabs top billing

Like the anchor of a relay, Garrett Chin waited patiently on deck for his opportunity to bring it all home.

Minor League Update: Glendale Community College products on a roll of success

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

Demolition on deck for Stengel Field

Demolition on deck for Stengel Field

Sometime soon, venerable 65-year-old Stengel Field will be torn down.

Major League Update: Christian Bergman looking to leave mark on Colorado Rockies

Major League Update: Christian Bergman looking to leave mark on Colorado Rockies

The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.

Flintridge Sacred Heart's Kirsten Vose led Tologs to even more success

Flintridge Sacred Heart's Kirsten Vose led Tologs to even more success

In a sport characterized by individual accomplishment in which success is most often defined by tenths of a second, Kirsten Vose's past season at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy was hardly one that ran along traditional definitions.

MLB Update: Brandon McCarthy continues to shine on mound with New York Yankees

MLB Update: Brandon McCarthy continues to shine on mound with New York Yankees

The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.

Five new opponents added to St. Francis football 2014 schedule

Five new opponents added to St. Francis football 2014 schedule

Following an unpredictable offseason, the St. Francis High football team will embark upon a most unfamiliar 2014 schedule.

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.

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Photo Gallery: Glendale vs. La Cañada football

Photo Gallery: Glendale vs. La Cañada football

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. The Spartans showed off their defensive prowess Friday evening in forcing two turnovers and blanking visiting Glendale, 20-0, in nonleague play...

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