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Glendale High track and field dominates Hoover to keep Bronze Bowl

Glendale High track and field dominates Hoover to keep Bronze Bowl

GLENDALE — Haykaz Melkonyan might have hit a low earlier in the season while competing in the discus.

Glendale Community College women's tennis historic season concludes

It was a season full of firsts and triumphs that was likely the greatest in program history.

Huge first inning leads Crescenta Valley High baseball to lopsided win against Arcadia

Huge first inning leads Crescenta Valley High baseball to lopsided win against Arcadia

GLENDALE — More often than not, the Crescenta Valley High and Arcadia baseball teams have been accustomed to playing close games.

Glendale Community College baseball takes WSC title all for itself

VALENCIA — It made no matter to the Glendale Community College baseball team what L.A. Mission was doing miles away, because the Vaqueros were intent on closing out their Western State Conference South Division business on their own accord.

Benitez, Gharabegi will represent Glendale Community College in quarterfinals

A historic season for the Glendale Community College women’s tennis team will continue for at least one more day and perhaps more.

Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball keeps rolling with sweep of Rio Hondo Prep

Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball keeps rolling with sweep of Rio Hondo Prep

LA CAÑADA — Occupying the top rung of the Prep League standings, the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team is prepared for its share of challenges during the final stretch of the league campaign.

Glendale Community College track team produces three conference titles

Three Glendale Community College athletes took home individual titles at the Western State Conference Championships at Santa Barbara City College.

Glendale Community College men's tennis makes postseason exit at Ojai

Aspirations of advancing to Saturday’s second-to-last day of the season-ending 115th annual Ojai Valley Tournament fell short for the Glendale Community College men’s tennis team Friday afternoon.

Glendale softball works extra to get past Hoover

Glendale softball works extra to get past Hoover

GLENDALE — There was more surrounding Thursday’s Pacific League softball game between Glendale High and rival Hoover than cross-town bragging rights.

Flintridge Sacred Heart swimming topples Harvard-Westlake

LOS ANGELES — Harvard-Westlake was the final obstacle in the way of the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy swimming team finishing the Mission League dual meet schedule on top and undefeated once again.

Hoover baseball staves off Glendale for rivalry win

Hoover baseball staves off Glendale for rivalry win

GLENDALE — Glendale-Hoover high competition in any sport is usually competitive and full of drama.

Glendale Community College men's tennis enjoys early success at Ojai Invitational

Throughout the season, the doubles teams on the Glendale Community College men’s tennis team have meshed well.

Benitez flourishes at Ojai Invitational for Glendale Community College women's tennis team

Following a spectacular season, which included a conference championship and a deep playoff run, the Glendale Community College women’s tennis team ventured to Ventura on Thursday to participate in the prestigious Ojai Invitational.

Crescenta Valley turns it on to turn down rival Arcadia

LA CRESCENTA — It was a bit of a shaky start for Hailey Cookson and the Crescenta Valley High softball team.

Crescenta Valley High girls' swimming clinches share of Pacific League crown versus Arcadia

Crescenta Valley High girls' swimming clinches share of Pacific League crown versus Arcadia

LA CRESCENTA — Arcadia High opened its annual Pacific League swimming dual meet Wednesday by defeating rival Crescenta Valley in both the girls' and boys' 200-yard medley relays.

Glendale, Hoover High swimming split Pacific League meet

GLENDALE — When the Glendale High and Hoover swimming teams get together for their cross-town rivalry meet each season, there’s little difficulty in getting the athletes motivated.

All-Area Girls' Soccer Player of the Year: Intangibles lead Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Savo to be the best

All-Area Girls' Soccer Player of the Year: Intangibles lead Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Savo to be the best

Lauren Savo is a terrific soccer player who turned in an exceptional season.

All-Area Girls' Soccer First Team

All-Area Girls' Soccer First Team

Kira Bochard, Burbank, Sophomore, Forward

All-Area Girls' Soccer Second Team

All-Area Girls' Soccer Second Team

Jillian Brady, Flintridge Prep, Sophomore, Midfielder

College Update: Ashby tries to do it all for Stanford softball

Erin Ashby (Crescenta Valley High, 2011) Stanford softball senior: On a Stanford squad struggling with injuries, Ashby channeled the dual-threat days that made her a two-time All-Area Softball Player of the Year when she stood out in the...

Glendale Community College baseball wins in extras to earn conference share

Glendale Community College baseball wins in extras to earn conference share

GLENDALE — The first time Andy Frakes faced L.A. Valley College's baseball team, he endured one of his most frustrating outings of the season March 13 by allowing four hits and two runs in one inning.

Crescenta Valley baseball thumps Hoover

GLENDALE — Even before the Crescenta Valley High and Hoover baseball teams stepped on the diamond Tuesday evening at Stengel Field, the odds were already certainly in favor of the Falcons.

Two-hitter by Brooks propels Burbank softball past Glendale

BURBANK — The Pacific League softball season is going just as planned for Burbank High.

Glendale Community College women's tennis can't overcome doubles deficit in finals loss to Mt. SAC

Glendale Community College women's tennis can't overcome doubles deficit in finals loss to Mt. SAC

WALNUT — It was the sort of deficit the Glendale Community College women’s tennis team had hoped to avoid at all costs.

Khashakyan KO highlights night full of local victories

Khashakyan KO highlights night full of local victories

Alfred Khashakyan continued his mixed-martial-arts path of destruction Friday night in Studio City.

Flintridge Prep softball ends first half of Prep League on rough note

Flintridge Prep softball ends first half of Prep League on rough note

LA CAÑADA — After learning its starting pitcher would not be able to enter the circle because of an illness, the Flintridge Prep softball team needed to quickly come up with an alternative plan.

Porras, Burbank High baseball turn back Hoover in league

Porras, Burbank High baseball turn back Hoover in league

BURBANK — In looking to keep the Burbank High baseball team in contention for the Pacific League championship, Ryan Porras provided arguably his best outing on the mound Friday.

Crescenta Valley boys' golf gets big effort from Renfro for second-place team finish

Crescenta Valley boys' golf gets big effort from Renfro for second-place team finish

Looking for a breakout performance, Cody Renfro got it Thursday.

Glendale Community College women's tennis has regional final fever

Glendale Community College women's tennis has regional final fever

During its first two playoff matches, the Glendale Community College women’s tennis team has encountered some hiccups in doubles.

Flintridge Prep baseball finds similar fate against rival Pasadena Poly

Flintridge Prep baseball finds similar fate against rival Pasadena Poly

GLENDALE — The frustration felt by the Flintridge Prep baseball players and coaches Thursday had a familiar ring to it.

Khashakyan in Fight Night 2 co-main event

Khashakyan in Fight Night 2 co-main event

Sensational striker Alfred Khashakyan will highlight a local contingent of fighters at Friday night’s Lights Out Promotions/Bash Boxing Fight Night 2 at Sportsmen’s Lodge Event Center in Studio City.

Flintridge Prep boys' tennis stifled by rival Pasadena Poly

GLENDALE — Cartier Juan had quite an afternoon Thursday while competing for the Flintridge Prep boys’ tennis team.

Holy Family misfires in second-place tilt with San Gabriel Mission

SAN GABRIEL — With this season’s Alverno High softball squad clearly the class of the Horizon League, second place holds extra significance for Holy Family and the rest of the teams in the league.

Glendale Community College men's basketball coach Beauchemin retires

Glendale Community College men's basketball coach Beauchemin retires

After undergoing replacement surgery on his right hip in the fall, Brian Beauchemin went through a series of rehabilitation sessions during a hospital stay. While at the venue, Beauchemin overheard another patient in a nearby room complaining of pain...

Crescenta Valley volleyball bounces back to Burbank's chagrin

Crescenta Valley volleyball bounces back to Burbank's chagrin

LA CRESCENTA — Looking to regroup following their first Pacific League defeat, the members of the Crescenta Valley High boys' volleyball didn't want to fall further behind in their quest for a league championship.

Major League Update: Christian Bergman filling in wherever he can for Colorado Rockies

Major League Update: Christian Bergman filling in wherever he can for Colorado Rockies

The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.

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