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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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Demolition on deck for Stengel Field

Demolition on deck for Stengel Field

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Vince De Pinto captures Glendale City Golf Championship

Vince De Pinto captures Glendale City Golf Championship

GLENDALE — With just four holes left, things appeared a bit murky for Vince De Pinto.

Golf tournament proves to be a success again

GLENDALE — Perhaps it was only fitting that a Glendale native won the Glendale City Golf Championship for the first time.

San Gabriel Valley All-Stars' title run derailed

For a team that was put together about a month ago, the San Gabriel Valley Babe Ruth 16-18 All-Star squad got plenty accomplished.

Arroyo Seco Saints earn spot in World Series

Arroyo Seco Saints earn spot in World Series

COMPTON — The Arroyo Seco Saints baseball team is accustomed to playing in extra-inning games.

San Gabriel Valley All-Stars rally to win regional

In the past two weeks, the members of the San Gabriel Valley Babe Ruth 18-and-under All-Star team have been involved in their share of elimination games. That type of situation doesn't seem to fluster San Gabriel.

Flintridge Prep basketball camp offers broad appeal

Flintridge Prep basketball camp offers broad appeal

LA CAÑADA — While teaching, training and working with impressionable young basketball players was certainly at the heart of the annual Flintridge Prep summer basketball camp, hosted by the boys' basketball coaching staff, there were more...

No shortage of learning about fitness, basketball

No shortage of learning about fitness, basketball

GLENDALE — There are plenty of avenues for Tony Passarella to go down when teaching youngsters some of the finer points on fitness and basketball.

Soccer royalty Real Madrid offers camp in Glendale

Soccer royalty Real Madrid offers camp in Glendale

GLENDALE — It was a meeting of the elite and the eager at the Glendale Sports Complex this week.

La Cañada's Katy Campbell captures national title

La Cañada's Katy Campbell captures national title

With a modest goal of cutting time and setting a personal record, La Cañada High alumna Katy Campbell accomplished so much more at the USA Swimming Senior National Championships in Irvine.

San Gabriel Valley All-Stars gear up for regional

San Gabriel Valley All-Stars gear up for regional

After going the distance to win the three-game Babe Ruth 18-and-under Southern California Regional, the San Gabriel Valley All-Stars celebrated briefly before refocusing.

San Gabriel Valley All-Stars have World Series game postponed

Having successfully navigated its way through pool-play competition, the San Gabriel Valley 16-18 Babe Ruth All-Star team prepared for a quarterfinal game Tuesday night in the World Series in Ephrata, Wash.

Flintridge Prep finalizes 2014 football schedule

Flintridge Prep finalizes 2014 football schedule

A schedule that was in flux through portions of the spring and into the summer has been finalized for the Flintridge Prep football team.

Glendale selects Casey Sripramong as new girls' swim and water polo coach

Glendale selects Casey Sripramong as new girls' swim and water polo coach

As a player, Casey Sripramong brought plenty of determination to the Glendale High girls' water polo team.

Glendale Fight Night brings hard-hitting action to Jewel City

Glendale Fight Night brings hard-hitting action to Jewel City

Nearly five years after breaking Glendale’s 62-year ban on boxing events, Art of Boxing Promotions has continued to keep the sweet science a prominent part of the Jewel City’s sporting culture.

Elementary student is an emerging racquetball champion

Elementary student is an emerging racquetball champion

The bangs against the white walls of the racquetball court echoed throughout the room as Advait Kartik swung at the small rubber ball.

Learning never gets old at Coach Z Basketball Camp

Learning never gets old at Coach Z Basketball Camp

LA CRESCENTA — It's never too late to mold the next crop of talent on the basketball court.

Crescenta Valley Junior All-Stars reach Section 2 title contest

LA CRESCENTA — Though he felt the sting from being hit by two pitches in the batter's box, it didn't hinder JD Schaffer.

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Photo Gallery: Crescenta Valley Cross Country Series

Photo Gallery: Crescenta Valley Cross Country Series

The Crescenta Valley Cross Country Summer Series took place on August 6, 2014 at Crescenta Valley Park. The event aims to encourage people of all ages to run.

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