For more than a month’s time, Edmond Tarverdyan will be firmly entrenched in Las Vegas.
Awards were the furthest thing from the mind of Angel Rodriguez during his first season with the Glendale Community College baseball team.
The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level.
With a new coach in line to lead a young squad, a playoff berth was the modest goal the Flintridge Prep baseball team had coming into the 2013 season.
NORWALK — For a second straight year, the track and field aspirations of the greater Glendale area will rest on the broad shoulders of Glendale High senior Michael Davis.
Football and art appear go hand in hand for Matt Andersen.
GLENDALE — A ground ball to second base appeared to have the making of a double play and the end of a breakthrough season for the members of the Flintridge Prep baseball team.
Talk of what has been accomplished will transform into discussion about what needs to be achieved for the locals who punched their ticket to the CIF Southern Section Track and Field Masters Meet at Cerritos College in Norwalk on Friday.
Karlsen Termini couldn't help but notice a gradual increase of fans who have flocked to the Glendale Sports Complex to watch the surging Flintridge Prep baseball team compete this season.
Oleg Simonyan arrived at Andulka Park Tennis Center in Riverside on Thursday ready to compete in the CIF Southern Section Individuals Tournament.
While not patrolling the tennis court, Oleg Simonyan has been busy elsewhere around Glendale seeking ways to improve his game.
After building up the Glendale Community College men's and women's teams and leading each to appearances in the California Community College Athletic Assn. Golf Championship, Greg Osbourne resigned his post as coach.
Having already captured three Western State Conference and Southern California championships, Grace Zamudio would next like to make a name for herself statewide.
After recording a par on the first hole, Colin Morikawa encountered immediate difficulty.
In the current state of CIF Southern Section postseason baseball, not even winning a league title is a guarantee for a first-round playoff home game.
Somewhere between uncertainty and faith is where Crescenta Valley High sophomore Megan Melnyk finds herself.
ARCADIA — It appeared hope for capturing the Pacific League baseball title and avenging a previous loss against its rival was running low for the Crescenta Valley High baseball team Friday night.
After seeing their attempts to lead their respective boys' golf teams past the CIF Southern Section team divisionals fall short, six area athletes will strive to achieve individual success.
GLENDALE — Hoover High starting pitcher Orlando Marin threw five straight balls to start Friday's home baseball game against rival Glendale.
LA CRESCENTA — A few minutes after the Crescenta Valley High softball team suffered a 3-1 Pacific League home loss against Arcadia on Thursday, Crescenta Valley Coach Mark Stamford didn't want to know how many runners the Falcons left on base.
FULLERTON — Timely hitting throughout the order and reliable relief pitching have been staples of Glendale Community College baseball success this season.
LA CAÑADA — A second-round playoff match is not supposed to be easy, especially after a five-game first-round match.
Erin Ashby (Crescenta Valley High, 2011) Stanford softball sophomore: Despite a performance in which Ashby drove in a pair of runs and tallied a pair of hits, Stanford stumbled against host Nebraska, losing, 10-5, to the Cornhuskers.
Things didn't start off too promising in the beginning of the season for the members of the Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball team.
Success is quickly becoming synonymous with the Glendale Community College baseball program in its current three-season run to unprecedented heights.
GLENDALE — Coming into their season-ending rivalry game on Thursday, the Glendale High and Hoover softball teams had somewhat disappointing seasons.
Grace Zamudio likely won't have any trouble getting motivated with another trip to the California Community College Track and Field Championships at stake.
After falling just shy of a Pacific League championship the past three years, one could argue the Crescenta Valley High boys' basketball team would be the early favorite heading into the 2014 season.
Following a rainstorm in the heart of Ventura County, Paul Park heated up.
Jin Park certainly isn't a stranger to the playoff stage.
At first glance, it appeared as though the St. Francis and Crescenta Valley boys' golf teams would enter the season in a state of transition.
Glendale Community College's award-winning cheer program will likely be dropped from the school catalog this fall in an effort to save $25,000 annually, officials said.
Just like the championship, the Pacific League's Player of the Year award was likely still up for grabs with four teams in position to win the title coming into the regular-season finale.
It took more than three hours for the Flintridge Prep baseball team to make the trip to Lake Isabella for a CIF Southern Section Division VI second-round playoff contest against Kern Valley on Tuesday.
The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.
WALNUT — While Saturday afternoon marked the conclusion of the season for the majority of local competitors, Glendale High’s Michael Davis, Crescenta Valley’s Megan Melnyk and St. Francis’ Caleb Simmeth proved themselves...
A year ago Grace Graham-Zamudio settled for runner-up, third- and fourth-place finishes at the state championships. The Glendale Community College women’s track and field star wouldn’t settle for anything less that first in 2013.
LA CRESCENTA — Though the Gordy Warnock Memorial Passing Tournament ended in a loss for the host Crescenta Valley High football team, it didn’t end with dissapointment for Falcons Coach Paul Schilling.
GLENDALE — Just when it seemed like its playoff woes were bound to be lifted, the Crescenta Valley High baseball team suffered another first-round heartbreak at the hands of a double play.
In his curtain call to the league, Young Tae Seo left his name in the record books seven of the 11 league events when he swam the leadoff leg of the 400-yard freestyle relay, the final race of the tournament. The senior swam the leadoff leg in 46.78 seconds, which beat a 1999 league record in the 100 freestyle.