Throughout the season, the members of the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team reached plenty of milestone moments.
LANCASTER — While there may not have been a scoreboard present at Lancaster’s Rawley Duntley Park, there was no denying the opening-inning wallop delivered by the visiting Flintridge Prep baseball team.
MISSION VIEJO – Crescenta Valley High sophomore catcher Kewin Ledesma came up huge at the right time.
GLENDALE — A one-out single from catcher Cole Pilar in the seventh inning delivered the Flintridge Prep baseball team a come-from-behind 4-3 victory over visiting Ventura Foothill Tech in Friday’s first round of the CIF Southern Section...
GLENDALE — Following seven innings of brilliance on the mound, Crescenta Valley High’s Brian Gadsby did what he always does.
Since 2004, Julie Hoppe has been a staple among the coaching ranks at Hoover High.
REDONDO BEACH — It was two spectacular efforts that helped eliminate the Crescenta Valley High softball team from the postseason Thursday afternoon.
It had been a while since the Flintridge Prep softball team had been in the playoffs.
PASADENA —This season, Holy Family’s softball team got two things back that were missing from its last campaign: its coach and a trip to the CIF Southern Section Division VI playoffs.
For the time being, it appears that season No. 20 in baseball overall and year No. 3 at Hoover High will be the last in coaching for Brian Esquival.
When the CIF Southern Section Divisional Championships get underway Saturday at Cerritos College in Norwalk, there will not be a lack of local representation.
There’s been plenty of sizzle throughout the CIF Southern Section Division IV playoffs for the Flintridge Prep and St. Margaret’s boys’ volleyball teams.
Although the St. Francis High and Crescenta Valley boys’ golf teams weren’t able to get beyond their respective CIF Southern Section team divisionals, both squads came away pleased after earning top-10 finishes Monday.
Through the years, the Crescenta Valley High softball team has constantly been a part of the playoff picture. The Falcons have put together a postseason run that’s spanned for more than a decade.
Several 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.
RIVERSIDE — Eight meet records fell at the CIF Southern Section Division II swimming finals Saturday at Riverside Aquatics Center, making it one of the faster meets the division has ever seen.
WALNUT — On paper, Crescenta Valley High’s opponent in the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division II boys’ tennis playoffs looked intimidating.
ARCADIA — It took all of one inning for the Crescenta Valley High baseball team to delight two fanbases, while frustrating another at the same time.
ARCADIA — It's quite possible the Crescenta Valley High softball team might have Adela Alatraca pitching her best at the right time of the season.
Through holding a variety of prominent titles over a career that spanned parts of three decades, Ken Biermann had the opportunity to witness Crescenta Valley High evolve first hand academically and athletically.
LA CAÑADA — From the outset of Thursday’s CIF Southern Section Division IV second-round match between Flintridge Prep and Rio Mesa, there was a sense in the Rebels gym that the contest was going to be a five-game thriller.
CANYON COUNTRY — Crescenta Valley High’s boys’ volleyball team suffered from some inconsistent play Thursday in its CIF Southern Section Division II second-round playoff match against Canyon Country Canyon.
GLENDALE — Glendale and Hoover high renewed their rivalry on the baseball diamond in a Pacific League game that was the season finale for both squads.
Championship hopes will float over the next three days for a group of six local swimming programs at the CIF Southern Section Swimming and Diving Championships at Riverside City College.
LA CRESCENTA — It’s certainly hasn’t been easy of late having to juggle the arduous task of taking advanced-placement tests and preparing for the postseason. Many members of the Crescenta Valley High boys’ tennis team...
Just about all season long, the Glendale High boys’ tennis team thrived with its experienced doubles lineup. It proved to be quite the opposite in singles.
LA CRESCENTA — An ability to overcome mistakes proved invaluable for the Crescenta Valley High boys’ volleyball team Tuesday evening.
Though none of the five local boys’ golfers got past the CIF Southern Section Individual Tournament on Monday at Las Posas Country Club in Camarillo, it didn’t put a damper on what they were able to accomplish throughout the season.
The Crescenta Valley High, St. Francis and Glendale boys’ tennis teams came into the season with the same goal of qualifying for the CIF Southern Section playoffs. After meeting their respective league requirements following the 10-week regular...
ARCADIA — It was a cold and breezy evening Friday at the Pacific League track and field finals at Arcadia High.
After battling through the regular season and winning the Prep League championship, the members of the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team expect the competition to be much tougher in the CIF Southern Section playoffs.
BURBANK — Crescenta Valley High’s boys’ swimming team was determined to overcome a rare regular season loss and preserve its Pacific League legacy.
GLENDALE — Just under nine minutes away from a trip to the USL-SS Lacrosse Championships Los Angeles South Bracket championship match, the Glendale High girls’ lacrosse team hit a snag.
LOS ANGELES — Jasher Foster came into the ultra-competitive Mission League track and field final Thursday looking to move up a notch in a couple of events.
ARCADIA — For all the momentum carried into Thursday by the Glendale High softball team, it was quelled in quick fashion.
After conducting an extensive search for a new basketball coach, St. Francis High stayed within the Mission League and hired Todd Wolfson to begin the program’s next chapter.
PASADENA — Crescenta Valley High’s doubles team of Albert Chtchyan and Jason Chang had a tough match in the semifinals of the Pacific League tournament Wednesday.
ARCADIA — Coming into the Pacific League individual final on Wednesday, Cody Renfro basically had the league championship wrapped up.
ARCADIA — After finishing the final Pacific League match of the season Tuesday, 11 area golfers were making preparations to return to Santa Anita Golf Course to compete in the league’s individual final Wednesday.
GLENDALE — A season ago when the Glendale High softball team made its return to the playoffs, it came largely due to wins over Crescenta Valley and Arcadia.
GLENDALE — A goal with absolutely no time left in the first half of overtime propelled the Glendale High girls’ lacrosse team to a historic victory in the first round of the USL-SS Lacrosse Championships Los Angeles South Bracket playoffs...
GLENDALE — Perhaps under a different set of circumstances, the Glendale High baseball team could have been a contender in the Pacific League this season.
With the Mission League final next up, the St. Francis High golf team came to Lakewood Country Club on Monday with a two-fold purpose.
PASADENA — Things went pretty much as planned according to the seedings at Monday's first day of the Pacific League boys' tennis tournament.
PASADENA — After going through the dual meet portion of the Prep League unblemished once again this season, the Flintridge Prep boys’ swim team looked to put the finishing touches on its third straight league title in the Prep League...
LA CRESCENTA — With respective league seasons winding down and the postseason looming, high school teams from all areas met at Crescenta Valley High for the 14th Annual CV boys’ volleyball tournament on Saturday.
During his 10-year run serving as an assistant football coach at several high schools across the San Fernando Valley, George Maiale pined for the opportunity to become a head coach and select a group of his own assistants to help mold a program.
GIRLS’ TRACK AND FIELD
LA CRESCENTA — With a share of the Pacific League title at stake, the Crescenta Valley High’s boys’ tennis team needed to hand rival and league stalwart Arcadia its first loss of the season.
As was often the case, all eyes were situated on Forrest Beaty from the second he left the starting line to when he sprinted through finish line during a dash from 1959-62.
BURBANK — Things don’t get much tighter than the boys’ volleyball match contested Tuesday between Crescenta Valley High and Burbank.
GLENDALE — Perhaps it was fitting that a rather bizarre Pacific League baseball contest between league contenders Crescenta Valley High and Pasadena would end on an odd play.
PASADENA — Even with one of the most impressive resumes of any swimmer in area history, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy senior Kirsten Vose says she still has doubts before big races.
GLENDALE — More often than not, the Crescenta Valley High and Arcadia baseball teams have been accustomed to playing close games.
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 — There was more surrounding Thursday’s Pacific League softball game between Glendale High and rival Hoover than cross-town bragging rights.
LA CRESCENTA — It was a bit of a shaky start for Hailey Cookson and the Crescenta Valley High softball team.
GLENDALE — Glendale-Hoover high competition in any sport is usually competitive and full of drama.
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.
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 — Haykaz Melkonyan might have hit a low earlier in the season while competing in the discus.
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...
Jillian Brady, Flintridge Prep, Sophomore, Midfielder
Kira Bochard, Burbank, Sophomore, Forward
Lauren Savo is a terrific soccer player who turned in an exceptional season.
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.
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.
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.
Looking for a breakout performance, Cody Renfro got it Thursday.
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 — The frustration felt by the Flintridge Prep baseball players and coaches Thursday had a familiar ring to it.
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.
BURBANK — As usual, Burbank High pitcher and Notre Dame commit Caitlyn Brooks was in complete control on Tuesday afternoon.
BURBANK — Brian Gadsby doesn’t feel any pressure when he takes the mound for the Crescenta Valley High baseball team.
LA CRESCENTA — It was similar to any other day at the pool for Crescenta Valley High's Heather MacDougall and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Kate Herrill and Kirsten Vose, with the area's elite female swimmers talking behind the starting...
ARCADIA — An opportunity to run at the 48th Arcadia Invitational held too much significance for Megan Melnyk to miss it, even if it meant the Crescenta Valley High senior would be running at less than her best.
GLENDALE — It can take one play for one team to finally gain the upper hand in a pitchers’ duel.
GIRLS’ TRACK AND FIELD
BURBANK — It was a crucial moment in a battle for supremacy in the Pacific League.
LA CAÑADA — Behind four goals from senior Christine Noh, the host La Cañada High girls’ lacrosse team picked up win No. 1 at the expense of rival Crescenta Valley, 8-1, in Pacific League action Friday afternoon.
Having completed an exhausting stretch of competition, which included picking up a postseason victory, the members of the Glendale Community College women's tennis team spent Wednesday off the court.
LA CRESCENTA — Amanda Peek has witnessed her share of hard-hit balls over the years at Crescenta Valley High’s softball field.
LA CRESCENTA — What was a fast, pitcher’s duel-type of contest through three innings gave way to a soggy, plodding, but high-scoring Pacific League softball game between Burroughs High and host Crescenta Valley as the rain increased...