College Sports

Sports Notebook: Reid, Kansas City Chiefs brace for first-place showdown with Denver Broncos

Sports Notebook: Reid, Kansas City Chiefs brace for first-place showdown with Denver Broncos

The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.

College Update: Koemans, Northeastern conclude historic season

College Update: Koemans, Northeastern conclude historic season

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Glendale Community College football duo earns honors

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Glendale Community College football duo earns honors

GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 72nd year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the 12th and final meeting of the year.

Glendale Community College football comes up short in Patriotic Bowl

ESCONDIDO — Incremental growth can be difficult at times.

Glendale Community College cross-country closes out strong year with frustrating performance at state

Admittedly, there was frustration for the Glendale Community College cross-country program in the aftermath of Saturday morning’s California Community College Athletic Assn. cross-country championships at Fresno’s Woodward Park.

Glendale college women's basketball falls in own tournament

GLENDALE — Despite suiting up only eight players, the Glendale College women's basketball team overcame fatigue, lack of size and an irregular rotation and had a good look at the game-tying three-pointer in its first home game of the season...

Glendale Community College football gears up for Patriotic Bowl

Glendale Community College football gears up for Patriotic Bowl

With his team enjoying its best season throughout his seven-year tenure, Glendale Community College football Coach John Rome was asked if he thought his Vaqueros, a member of the American Division Pacific Conference, could complete at a higher level,...

College Update: Glendale Community College's Grace Zamudio closes out decorated cross-country career

College Update: Glendale Community College's Grace Zamudio closes out decorated cross-country career

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Glendale Community College cross-country steams into state finals

Glendale Community College cross-country steams into state finals

A season’s worth of practices, early morning runs and tough competition will culminate for the Glendale Community College women’s and men’s cross-country teams at Saturday morning’s California Community College Athletic Assn....

Glendale Community College's Jassmine Macon finds her way back to Fresno

Glendale Community College's Jassmine Macon finds her way back to Fresno

It seems that no matter where Glendale Community College freshman Jassmine Macon has hung her cleats over the last five years, all directions have steered her toward Fresno’s Woodward Park.

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Team MVPs, scholar-athletes lauded

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Team MVPs, scholar-athletes lauded

GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 72nd year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the 11th and final meeting of the year.

Glendale Community College football smashes Santa Barbara en route to likely bowl game

SANTA BARBARA – For weeks now, the Glendale Community College football team had both quietly and openly spoken about Santa Barbara City College.

Glendale Community College football gears up for Santa Barbara showdown

Glendale Community College football gears up for Santa Barbara showdown

It will be the longest road trip of the season for the Glendale Community College football team. Yet, it will have plenty of time throughout the 100-plus mile commute each way north to ponder the possibility of partaking in a bowl matchup.

Glendale Community College's men's basketball team will have significantly new look

Glendale Community College's men's basketball team will have significantly new look

Things will look noticeably different on the bench this season for the Glendale Community College men’s basketball team.

Glendale Community College football holds on for win

Glendale Community College football holds on for win

GLENDALE — There was little denying that several, if not the majority of Glendale Community College football players, had their minds and eyes looking forward to a Nov. 15 showdown at Santa Barbara City College.

Glendale Community College women's' cross-country takes SoCal crown

VAN NUYS — With the sun beating down, tradition on the line and the state’s top ranking at stake, Glendale Community College’s womens' cross-country team continued a run of success that’s made it a consistent power in the...

Glendale Community College football looks to keep moving up against L.A. Valley

Glendale Community College football looks to keep moving up against L.A. Valley

After essentially grounding one of the top passing attacks in Southern California, the members of the Glendale Community College football team continue to see their confidence levels elevate.

Glendale Community College women's basketball shooting for bigger goals

Glendale Community College women's basketball shooting for bigger goals

A large hole opened up in the lineup for the Glendale Community College women's basketball team after it was determined recently that guard Elsie Mejia would miss the upcoming season with a knee injury.

Glendale Community College runs down West Los Angeles, 35-10

Glendale Community College runs down West Los Angeles, 35-10

GLENDALE — With the No. 3 passing offense and the No. 2 rushing attack in Southern California on opposing sidelines, a scoring downpour was forecasted for Saturday afternoon’s American Division Pacific Conference football game pitting...

Glendale Community College football expects defense to be put to test

Glendale Community College football expects defense to be put to test

For much of the season, the defensive unit of the Glendale Community College football team has met each of its challenges.

College Update: Borkowski takes home Matador invite doubles title

College Update: Borkowski takes home Matador invite doubles title

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Glendale Community College football rushing attack stifles L.A. Southwest

After receiving two superb blocks from the offensive line, Robert Jones found a clear path to the end zone. Seventy-one yards later, Jones crossed the goal line untouched.

Decade of dominance secured for Glendale Community College cross-country women

A decade of dominance was secured by the Glendale Community College women’s cross-country team at Friday afternoon’s Western State Conference Championships.

Refocused Glendale Community College football looks to make it two straight wins

Refocused Glendale Community College football looks to make it two straight wins

Following a bye and a victory to begin the second half of the season, it appears as though the members of the Glendale Community College football team are refocused.

College Update: McAleenan, Davis tackling success on Saturdays

College Update: McAleenan, Davis tackling success on Saturdays

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: St. Francis High football still savoring wild comeback victory

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: St. Francis High football still savoring wild comeback victory

GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 72nd year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the seventh meeting of the year.

Glendale Community College women's golf trying to finish season on positive note

Glendale Community College women's golf trying to finish season on positive note

PASADENA — For the second consecutive season, Glendale Community College wasn’t able to field a full women’s golf team.

Ball-hawking defense leads way for Glendale Community College football victory

Ball-hawking defense leads way for Glendale Community College football victory

GLENDALE — Behind the strength of perhaps its strongest defensive effort this season, if not ever, the Glendale Community College football team returned to both its dominant and winning ways Saturday evening.

Glendale Community College cross-country drops uphill battle at Mt. SAC

A four-race winning streak and an air of invincibility ended for the Glendale Community College women’s cross-country team Friday morning at Mt. San Antonio College.

Rested Glendale Community College football embarks on second half of season

Rested Glendale Community College football embarks on second half of season

Refreshed from their bye, the members of the Glendale Community College football team are ready for the start of the season’s second half.

Beauchemin to sit out season as coach of Glendale Community College mens' basketball team

Beauchemin to sit out season as coach of Glendale Community College mens' basketball team

Brian Beauchemin, who ranks third in the state with 592 career victories, will not coach the Glendale Community College mens' basketball team for the 2014-15 season.

College Update: Another milestone for Coffey

College Update: Another milestone for Coffey

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Local products bid farewell to 2014 Major League Baseball season

Local products bid farewell to 2014 Major League Baseball season

The following are highlights from the 2014 season for local athletes playing Major League Baseball.

Glendale college honors its own with Hall of Fame ceremony

Glendale college honors its own with Hall of Fame ceremony

GLENDALE — Mark McMillian admits he was a “hard-headed kid” when he came out of Granada Hills Kennedy High in the late-1980s.

Glendale Community College men's, women's cross-country squads share winner's circle

For the first time this season, the Glendale Community College women’s and men’s cross-country teams both found themselves in the winner’s circle.

Glendale Community College football team takes a break

Glendale Community College football team takes a break

Entering a bye week with a 4-1 record at the midway point in the season would be cause for celebration for most teams. That’s not necessarily the case for the Glendale Community College football team.

College Update: Zamudio, Nelson still running strong at next level

College Update: Zamudio, Nelson still running strong at next level

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Undefeated bid stalls for Glendale Community College football at Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA — Throughout most of the first half of the season, the members of the Glendale Community College football team have clicked on both sides of the line of scrimmage.

Glendale Community College women's cross-country runs away with WSC Preview win

In running to its fourth victory of the season, the Glendale Community College women’s cross-country team verified that it’s well on its way to running to its 10th consecutive Western State Conference championship.

Unbeaten Glendale Community College football team relishes next test

Unbeaten Glendale Community College football team relishes next test

As the Glendale Community College football team continues to soar in the California Community College Football Coaches Assn. state poll, so does its confidence on the field.

College Update: St. Francis' McAleenan in middle of everything for UNLV

College Update: St. Francis' McAleenan in middle of everything for UNLV

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

John Cicuto: Leader of the Vaqs

John Cicuto: Leader of the Vaqs

At 69, he's still got quite a sharp memory. He can recall the majority of football players he's coached and the games that took place while he stood on the sidelines wearing a headset.

Glendale Community College football gets bit of revenge in big way at Los Angeles Pierce

WOODLAND HILLS — Stop No. 2 in what is fast becoming the Glendale Community College football team’s 2014 revenge tour reached Los Angeles Pierce College on Saturday evening.

Glendale Community College cross-country women shine again at Golden West

For a second straight week, the Glendale Community College men’s and women’s cross-country teams turned in top-five efforts in a meet that included top rival College of the Canyons.

College Update: Glendale Community College products running to stellar results

College Update: Glendale Community College products running to stellar results

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Glendale Community College football holds on for wild victory over San Bernardino

Glendale Community College football holds on for wild victory over San Bernardino

GLENDALE — What appeared to be a third straight dominant victory for the Glendale Community College football team produced unexpected nerves and perspiration on an otherwise cool Saturday evening.

Glendale Community College football seeking best start since 2009

Glendale Community College football seeking best start since 2009

There are several reasons why the members of the Glendale Community College football team have begun the season on the right note. One of them has been the consistency of the defensive unit.

Glendale Community College cross-country enjoys top-five success

Glendale Community College Coach Eddie Lopez expressed elation, but self-control Friday after a morning in which both his women’s and men’s cross-country teams turned in top-five performances at the Southern California Preview Meet held...

Major League Baseball Update: Brandon McCarthy has perfect inning to remember with New York Yankees

Major League Baseball Update: Brandon McCarthy has perfect inning to remember with New York Yankees

The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.

College update: Despite loss, Camille Coffey reaches career milestone

College update: Despite loss, Camille Coffey reaches career milestone

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Heat, student safety at forefront for local schools

A scorching heat wave that blistered the region with near record-high temperatures also brought safety to the forefront for the local high schools and college.

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.

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.

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.

Glendale Community College football romps to season-opening shutout over East Los Angeles

Glendale Community College football romps to season-opening shutout over East Los Angeles

GLENDALE — Effective on offense, dominant on defense, the Glendale Community College football team kicked off the 2014 season with a rare occurrence.

Dante Shipman aiming to lead Glendale Community College's defensive surge

Dante Shipman aiming to lead Glendale Community College's defensive surge

While playing cornerback, it’s essential to have excellent footwork.

Glendale Community College football strives to build winning legacy

Glendale Community College football strives to build winning legacy

While it wouldn’t be accurate to say the Glendale Community College football team is heading into unknown territory as it commences the 2014 season, perhaps it’s proper to say the Vaqueros find themselves in an unfamiliar position.

No shortage of learning for Glendale Community College women's volleyball

Being asked questions is considered a good sign by Yvette Ybarra. She’s glad to provide detailed answers.

Glendale Community College cross-country confident it can continue success

Glendale Community College cross-country confident it can continue success

It will be on Saturday morning when the Glendale Community College cross-country program, arguably the most successful sports program in the school, returns to competition in an event named after one of the more storied runners to have been...

New wrinkle added for Glendale Community College women's soccer team

New wrinkle added for Glendale Community College women's soccer team

In recent seasons, the Glendale Community College women’s soccer team began competition during the final week of August. Things will be slightly different this upcoming season for the Vaqueros.

Glendale Community College women's golf back to being a team

In a complete reversal from the previous season, the Glendale Community College women’s golf team will have enough players to field a complete lineup.

Glendale Community College men's soccer ready to embark down new path

Glendale Community College men's soccer ready to embark down new path

GLENDALE — On the brink of the Glendale Community College men’s soccer team beginning its season, Laura Matsumoto is eager to see where the Vaqueros stand.

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 CaƱada High alumna Katy Campbell accomplished so much more at the USA Swimming Senior National Championships in Irvine.

Crescenta Valley soccer's Justin Wright commits to UC Davis

Crescenta Valley soccer's Justin Wright commits to UC Davis

Crescenta Valley High boys’ soccer player Justin Wright, who finished with 52 points and earned All-Area first-team honors last season, verbally committed to UC Davis on Tuesday.

Demolition on deck for Stengel Field

Demolition on deck for Stengel Field

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

Short-handed Arroyo Seco Saints come up short in West Zone final

Short-handed Arroyo Seco Saints come up short in West Zone final

COMPTON — Arroyo Seco Saints Coach Aaron Milam wasn’t too concerned after his Palomino Baseball team fell in the championship game of the West Zone Tournament.

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' shutout puts it in title game

Allowing two runs wasn’t quite good enough for a victory on Saturday for the San Gabriel Valley All-Stars.

Easton Elite Dodgers unable to retain Western title

Aspirations of advancing to a second straight Stan Musial World Series were derailed for the Easton Elite Dodgers at the Western Regional Tournament in Palo Alto.

Minor League Update: Glendale Community College's Gonzalez delivers back-to-back solid outings

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

Brian Gadsby leads San Gabriel Valley All-Stars in opener

From Stengel Field to Redlands and now up to Modesto and seemingly everywhere in between, Brian Gadsby’s funky delivery and phenomenal stuff has plagued the opposition throughout 2014.

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.

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.

All-Area Boys' Volleyball First Team

All-Area Boys' Volleyball First Team

Raymond Barsemian, Junior, Outside Hitter, Crescenta Valley

Higelin named new pitching coach at Arizona State

From high school to the minor leagues, it’s been quite a journey the last 13 years for Brandon Higelin.

Glendale Community College football schedule has few changes

Glendale Community College football schedule has few changes

At first glance, there aren't many differences between the 2013 schedule and the recently released 2014 schedule for the Glendale Community College football team.

Minor league update: Glendale Community College's Noteware showcases escapability in early action

Minor league update: Glendale Community College's Noteware showcases escapability in early action

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

Glendale Community College's Estrada, Brewers survive slugfest over Bergman's Rockies

A rare meeting between two locals was likely a relatively forgettable experience for both the Milwaukee Brewers’ Marco Estrada and Colorado Rockies’ Christian Bergman.

College Update: Crescenta Valley High alum Boeke powers to All-West Conference freshman honors

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

College Update: Crescenta Valley High alum Surrey, Irvine's series run, sensational season comes to close

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Surrey chased and UC Irvine falls in College World Series

Surrey chased and UC Irvine falls in College World Series

With a win in its opener at the 2014 College World Series, the UC Irvine baseball team handed the ball to pitcher and Crescenta Valley High graduate Elliot Surrey on Monday against Vanderbilt.

Crescenta Valley High alum Surrey's success not surprising

Crescenta Valley High alum Surrey's success not surprising

Superlatives aplenty can be used to describe the UC Irvine baseball team’s run to the NCAA Division I World Series.

Glendale Community College product Michael Noteware signed by New York Yankees

Glendale Community College product Michael Noteware signed by New York Yankees

After the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft last week came and went without his name scrolling across the computer screen, Michael Noteware’s disappointment lasted less than a minute before his cell phone rang.

Sports Notebook: Crescenta Valley High's Gadsby to play in North-South game

The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.

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