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Jake Ledbetter grabs lead in Glendale City Golf Championship

Jake Ledbetter grabs lead in Glendale City Golf Championship

GLENDALE — For someone who has played golf for about two years, Jake Ledbetter caught the attention of the field Wednesday during the qualifying round of the third annual Glendale City Golf...

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.

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.

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.

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 City Golf Championship continues to gain traction

Glendale City Golf Championship continues to gain traction

As a spectator last season, Bob Merette watched the final round of the Glendale City Golf Championship unfold at Oakmont Country Club.

Glendale Babe Ruth ends season in El Segundo

Needing a win Monday afternoon to extend the season, the Glendale 15-U Babe Ruth baseball team instead called it a year at the All-Star State Tournament at Stevenson Field in El Segundo.

San Gabriel Valley All-Stars win Babe Ruth tourney

San Gabriel Valley All-Stars win Babe Ruth tourney

It was a long day at the ballpark for the San Gabriel Valley All-Stars, but at the end, it was a productive one.

Glendale tabs Stephen Whittier as new boys' water polo and swim coach

In attendance at several CIF Southern Section boys’ water polo division championship matches in Irvine last fall, Stephen Whittier made it a point to watch Glendale compete against Los Altos in the Division V title contest.

Glendale High's terrific tennis tandem made a late charge

Glendale High's terrific tennis tandem made a late charge

Throughout most of the season, the Glendale High boys’ tennis team excelled in doubles competition.

Glendale/La Crescenta 15s stay alive with win over Heartwell

Buoyed by a key three-run, pinch-hit home run from Steven Knezevich, the La Crescenta/Glendale 15-and-under Babe Ruth All-Stars lived to played another game.

Award-winning season for Burroughs High's Sawyer Patterson

Award-winning season for Burroughs High's Sawyer Patterson

It was a symbolic gesture and the culmination of an eventful and sometimes grueling junior year for Burroughs High’s Sawyer Patterson.

All-Area Boys' Tennis Doubles Team

All-Area Boys' Tennis Doubles Team

Jason Chang, Junior, and Aren Abrahamian, Senior, Crescenta Valley

All-Area Boys' Tennis Singles Team

All-Area Boys' Tennis Singles Team

Cartier Juan, Sophomore, Flintridge Prep

Glendale/La Crescenta Babe Ruth 13s stopped by familiar foe in Simi Valley

Two days removed from a tournament-opening 10-run loss to Simi Valley, the Glendale/La Crescenta 13-year-old Babe Ruth team found the same foe standing in front of it and a possible berth in the State All-Star Tournament final on Sunday.

Strikeout stops Glendale Babe Ruth team's rally versus Torrance

A potential run to a Southern California tournament championship title became increasingly difficult for the Glendale Babe Ruth 15-U baseball team.

Glendale Junior All-Stars no match for Granada Hills

GLENDALE — Hoping to force a winner-take-all Section 2 Softball championship game Saturday, the Glendale Junior All-Stars produced a better effort but suffered a similar fate versus host Granada Hills on Friday.

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.

Babe Ruth teams head up final local tournament action at Stengel Field

Babe Ruth teams head up final local tournament action at Stengel Field

Before the proverbial wrecking ball is set to descend upon Stengel Field, there will be baseball for one of the last times in the 65-year venue with perhaps hopes that the facility will see a new heyday.

Glendale Junior softball off to Section 2 final

Following a humbling defeat on Wednesday, the Glendale Junior All-Stars rebounded in fine fashion Thursday night to stay alive in the Section 2 Junior softball tournament.

Crescenta Valley Junior baseball done in by Encino

LA CRESCENTA — Having to rally all night, the Crescenta Valley Junior baseball All-Stars were one comeback short in Thursday evening’s Section 2 Tournament championship.

La Cañada basketball holds off Glendale

GLENDALE — Veteran coaches Steve Snodgress and Tom Hofman are all too familiar with the summer league basketball season.

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 can't take out Encino

Crescenta Valley Junior All-Stars can't take out Encino

LA CRESCENTA — A five-run top of the eighth inning not only secured the visiting Encino Little League Junior All-Star baseball team another chance in the Section 2 Tournament, but also simultaneously endangered the chances of host Crescenta...

Jessamyn Duke stopped by Leslie Smith in first round

Jessamyn Duke stopped by Leslie Smith in first round

Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke promised a more exciting fight and a better performance leading up to her Ultimate Fighting Championship bout with Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith.

Crescenta Valley Major All-Stars fall short of Section 2 championship

SIERRA MADRE — The Crescenta Valley Major Baseball All-Star team had to fight for its chance to play for the Section 2 championship.

Glendale Junior stars thumped by Granada Hills

What had been going around finally came back around on the Glendale Junior Softball All-Star team.

Crescenta Valley Major All-Stars force if-necessary game for championship

Crescenta Valley Major All-Stars force if-necessary game for championship

SIERRA MADRE — It was enough that the Crescenta Valley Major Baseball All-Star team had to deal with the pressure of a must-win in the championship game of the Section 2 Tournament against Encino.

Jessamyn Duke-Leslie Smith clash 'guaranteed' to be exciting battle

Jessamyn Duke-Leslie Smith clash 'guaranteed' to be exciting battle

Free from hesitation, Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke sums up her last bout with unflinching honesty.

'Rowdy' Ronda Rousey really is that damn good

'Rowdy' Ronda Rousey really is that damn good

“I was rowdy before rowdy was cool!”

Crescenta Valley Major Baseball All-Stars earn title shot

After losing the opening game of the Section 2 Tournament, the Crescenta Valley Major Baseball Little League All-Star team had a tough road if it hoped to stay in the running to qualify for the championship game.

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.

Crescenta Valley 9-10 baseball eliminated after slugfest with Quartz Hill

A slugfest in the Section 2 9-10 Baseball Tournament was nothing new to the Crescenta Valley All-Stars.

Crescenta Valley Junior All-Stars start strong in Section 2 Tournament

It was a bit of a late start for the Crescenta Valley Junior All-Stars on Sunday night, but it was hardly a bad start.

Crescenta Valley Major All-Stars survive first elimination game

Crescenta Valley’s Major All-Stars lived to play another day; jumping out to a big lead and hanging on down the stretch to collect a 9-8 win over Arcadia American on Sunday afternoon at Sierra Madre Little League in the Section 2 Tournament.

Crescenta Valley Major All-Stars lose Section 2 opener

Victory was within reach of the Crescenta Valley Major All-Stars in their Section 2 Tournament opener on Saturday. That was until the fifth inning.

Vaquero 10-11 baseball eliminated from Section 2 tourney by Pasadena American

Four unearned runs off one two-out error in the top of the first inning loomed large for Vaquero, as the early deficit was too much to overcome despite homers from Ray Cejudo and Michael Lemus, as the District 16 champions were eliminated from the...

Glendale's Hovhannisyan falls to Maicelo on 'Friday Night Fights'

It’s not uncommon for Art “Lionheart” Hovhannisyan to emerge from a bout battered and bloodied.

Art Hovhannisyan returns to 'Friday Night Fights' against Jonathan Maicelo

Art Hovhannisyan returns to 'Friday Night Fights' against Jonathan Maicelo

If Art "Lionheart" Hovhannisyan is indeed back on the path toward putting himself into the conversation for a world title opportunity, Friday night poses an opportunity to prove just that.

Star chess player visits Glendale

Star chess player visits Glendale

The number two chess player in the world, Levon Aronian, shared his desire to increase chess' status in the United States, his road to success and his take on the 2014 FIFA World Cup at a Monday night event with fans in Glendale.

Cejudo helps propel Vaquero 11-12 All-Star team to District 16 title

Cejudo helps propel Vaquero 11-12 All-Star team to District 16 title

GLENDALE — Handling the clean-up spot in the order doesn't appear to be a problem for Raymond Cejudo.

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Photo Gallery: Real Madrid soccer camp at Glendale Sports Complex

Photo Gallery: Real Madrid soccer camp at Glendale Sports Complex

World renowned soccer club Real Madrid Youth invited youth from throughout the area and the Southland lined to participate in the first year of stateside soccer clinics put on by the Real Madrid Foundation from Monday, July 21 through Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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