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.
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...
GLENDALE — With a fresh start, the members of the Flintridge Prep baseball team have accomplished two things this season that haven’t been done since the 1990s.
LA CRESCENTA — Though it’s only May and it’s only passing league, Crescenta Valley High’s football team certainly wasn’t treating Friday afternoon’s first day of the Gordy Warnock Memorial Passing Tournament like...
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.
Qualifying to Saturday’s CIF Southern Section Track and Field Divisional Championships at Mt. San Antonio College required the local entrants who earned such advancement to turn in very good results at last weekend’s divisional prelims...
Scott Hong (Glendale Community College, 2011) Occidental College baseball senior: Hong wrapped up a phenomenal senior campaign at Occidental with a fitting accolade, as the former Vaquero was bestowed an All-Southern California...
LOS ANGELES — That the Holy Family High School softball team qualified for the playoffs is a victory unto itself.
PASADENA — Hits and base runners weren’t all that hard to come by for the Crescenta Valley High and La Salle softball teams in Tuesday afternoon’s CIF Southern Section Division III wild-card matchup.
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.
After recording a par on the first hole, Colin Morikawa encountered immediate difficulty.
Six local schools participated Saturday in the CIF Southern Section Division prelims at various locations across Southern California. The following is a roundup of those who advanced to the CIF finals next Saturday.
LOS ANGELES — A long season filled with excitement and wild success for the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team contained none of those elements Saturday evening.
In one year, Kirsten Vose went from a contender to a favorite.
RIVERSIDE — There’s little the Crescenta Valley High boys’ swimming team was unable to accomplish during the high school careers of Young Tae Seo and Harrison Thai.
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.
Things didn't start off too promising in the beginning of the season for the members of the Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball team.
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.
GLENDALE — Coming into their season-ending rivalry game on Thursday, the Glendale High and Hoover softball teams had somewhat disappointing seasons.
LA CAÑADA — A second-round playoff match is not supposed to be easy, especially after a five-game first-round match.
RIVERSIDE — While the...
VALLEY GLEN — Hoover High boys’ tennis Coach Julie Hoppe knew her team had a daunting task in traveling to face third-seeded Harvard-Westlake for its CIF Southern Section Division I match on Wednesday.
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.
While the Crescenta Valley High boys’ swimming team goes into the two-day CIF Southern Section Division II championship meet as the reigning champion, Falcons Coach Jan Sakonju sees his team in a much different light this year.
LA CAÑADA — Whether it has been playoff basketball or postseason volleyball, the fanatic students at Flintridge Prep have seen their share of memorable contests.
Madison Witt couldn’t help but look up to Annika Lenz, but by the end of the CIF Southern Section Division III Diving Finals Tuesday their roles were reversed.
LA CRESCENTA — With a full squad, the Crescenta Valley High boys’ tennis team felt confident it could compete in the CIF Southern Section Division I playoffs.
For a second season in a row, the Hoover High boys' tennis team finds itself in the CIF Southern Section playoffs and the Tornadoes find themselves with a daunting task.
There was no clean sweep in local boys’ volleyball when the CIF Southern Section released its playoff pairings Saturday morning.
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.
ARCADIA — On an evening in which the Crescenta Valley High track and field teams proved themselves the dominant area program within the Pacific League, both Glendale and Hoover highs also enjoyed some success at Friday night’s Pacific...
GLENDALE — Thanks to some clutch two-out hitting, the Crescenta Valley High baseball team provided another example of why it is among the top squads in the Pacific League.
GLENDALE — Flintridge Prep's baseball team needed a win against Pasadena Poly in the schools' final Prep League matchup of the year to take the season series for the first time in a long time and keep alive a slim chance of capturing a share of...
CLAREMONT — Plaques were not in short supply for the Flintridge Prep track and field program on what was a banner evening for the boys at the Prep League Finals at Claremont McKenna College on Thursday.
BURBANK — Young Tae Seo couldn't have left the Pacific League any better.
PASADENA — Manny Medrano is not an aggressive golfer.
LOS ANGELES — Since the end of last summer, Kayla Montgomery has experienced her share of discomfort.
After two seasons at the helm of Hoover High football and following one of the more successful seasons for the Tornadoes in some time, Andrew Policky has stepped down from his post as Hoover’s head football coach to return to his alma mater,...
BURBANK — While waiting for the official scores of the Pacific League’s Individual Tournament to be tallied, Paul Park leaned forward in a chair Wednesday on the deck at De Bell Golf Club eagerly awaiting word as to whether his latest...
LA CAÑADA — Flintridge Prep made the short trip to St. Francis High School to take on the Golden Knights for the second time this season in a nonleague volleyball match.
BURBANK — In the span of 14 innings and less than 24 hours, the Crescenta Valley High baseball team has created quite a stir atop the Pacific League standings.
PASADENA — Leave it to the Hoover High boys’ tennis team to break up a near Burbank city monopoly at Wednesday afternoon’s Pacific League boys’ tennis tournament finals.
LOS ANGELES — Vince De Pinto had plenty of confidence entering the final round of the two-round Mission League Individual Tournament on Wednesday.
LA CRESCENTA — With both teams battling for a top-two spot in the Pacific League, there was little room for error when the Crescenta Valley and Burroughs high softball teams collided Wednesday.
BURBANK — All four area boys’ golf teams had something at stake Tuesday leading into the Pacific League prelims at De Bell Golf Club.
ARCADIA — It was a must-win situation for the Crescenta Valley High boys’ volleyball team Tuesday evening, but Falcons Coach John Nelson wasn’t quite sure why they didn’t play like it.
PASADENA — Going into the stretch run of the Prep League baseball season, Pasadena Poly, which has won 17 straight league titles, finds itself sitting in third looking up in the standings and the CIF Southern Section Division VI rankings to...
VALLEY GLEN — After proving to be the best team in the Mission League by winning its second league crown in a row, the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy swimming squad was out for individual glory at the Mission League Finals.
BURBANK — While the likes of Arcadia High, Burroughs and Crescenta Valley are jockeying for Pacific League softball playoff positioning, Burbank, the top-ranked team in CIF Southern Section Division III, continues to ride roughshod over the...
Unlike past years in which the prestigious Ojai Tournament served as an entity unto itself for community college tennis, this year, players had to qualify out of conference tournaments.
While eight schools will at least send one representative to next week’s Pacific League track and field finals at Arcadia High, at least locally, the biggest contingent will hail from Crescenta Valley High.
LA CRESCENTA — What could have very well been a lost weekend for the Crescenta Valley High boys’ volleyball team may turn out to be the opposite.
PASADENA — After finishing a disappointing third at the Prep League Swimming Finals a year ago, winning wouldn't simply be enough for the Flintridge Prep boys' team Saturday.
GLENDALE — It was an opportune inning for one team as it was grueling for the other.
LA CRESCENTA — For the first time, the Crescenta Valley High Varsity Boys’ Volleyball Tournament expanded to include 20 teams in its 12th year.
GLENDALE — After running away with its third consecutive victory, Flintridge Prep’s baseball team finds itself right where it wants to be.
PASADENA — Heading into the home stretch in the Pacific League, Paul Park is pleased with his overall play.
GLENDALE — With playoffs already assured for the Hoover High boys' tennis team and out of the question for Glendale, all that was left to play for was bragging rights Thursday.
GLENDALE — Through three innings, there didn't seem to be much separating the respective first- and fifth-place Burbank and Glendale high softball teams Thursday — outside of an error.
GLENDALE — Its first game against Hoover High this season was a close contest. Too close for the Crescenta Valley High softball team.
LA CAÑADA — At match-point in the fourth game of their Prep League match Wednesday against Chadwick, with the league championship on the line, the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball players and coach Sean Beattie celebrated as the...
PASADENA — Shortly after being named coach of the St. Francis High golf team last summer, Kyle Ostrom closely examined the Golden Knights’ player personnel.
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
ARCADIA — Each year the Crescenta Valley High swim teams look forward to their dual meet with Pacific League rival Arcadia.
GLENDALE — Entering Tuesday’s Pacific League finale, the Glendale High and Hoover swimming teams remained in search of their first victories of the season.
BOYS’ TRACK AND FIELD
Biyouregh Boghozian, Senior, Glendale
Elissa Arnold, Junior, Crescenta Valley
Roughly five years ago, Gabriel Isacson decided she would give water polo a shot.
PASADENA — There’s something that brings out the best in Young Tae Seo when anchoring the 4x400-yard relay team for the Crescenta Valley High boys’ swimming program.
GLENDALE — It was a night of missed chances for the Crescenta Valley High baseball team Friday night.
GLENDALE — Behind a solid pitching performance and a potent offense, the Hoover High baseball team prevailed over cross-town rival Glendale High on Friday afternoon.
NEWHALL — By a vote of 23-5, Crescenta Valley High’s bid to leave the Pacific League and join the Rio Hondo League was denied at Friday morning’s CIF Southern Section Foothill Releaguing Chair Committee meeting at Hart High.
GLENDALE — When Flintridge Prep hosted Webb at the Glendale Sports Complex on Thursday, it promised to be a tight baseball game between two Prep league contenders ranked in the top 10 in CIF Southern Section Division VI and the result would...
ARCADIA — After a stretch in which the Crescenta Valley High softball team scored a bushel of runs, it found itself handcuffed Thursday.
LA CRESCENTA — In a match with such magnitude, it almost undermines the final result when both coaches have a clear idea of how it’s going to play out.
LOS ANGELES — Steve Bergen let his Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy swim team know he isn't the sharing type before its final Mission League dual meet of the season.
ARCADIA — Though the Glendale High boys' golf team doesn't have enough players to field a complete lineup, it hasn't deterred Russell Caletena from showing he may be a key building block for the program's future.
GLENDALE — Glendale High’s softball got the quick start it desired.
LA CAÑADA — Looking around the court, Mike Lii has seen something stand out concerning the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team.
GLENDALE — The Crescenta Valley High baseball team was able to overcome lackadaisical fielding in the first inning of Wednesday evening’s Pacific League contest with Glendale and defeated the Nitros to stay one game behind Burroughs for...
GLENDALE — A large crowd flocked to midfield at Moyse Field on Wednesday for yet another big celebration, punctuated by hoisting a trophy in the air.
ARCADIA — All season long Megan Melnyk and Kayleigh Carrillo had led the Crescenta Valley High girls' track and field team to victory, as the Falcons came into Wednesday's regular season Pacific League dual meet finale undefeated.
With an eye on the future, the CIF Southern Section remembered its past when it unveiled its “100 Athletes for 100 Years” on Saturday at a reception in Los Angeles.
Whitley Boller, Senior, Defender/Midfielder, Crescenta Valley