LA CRESCENTA — Victories were at premium for the majority of the local cross-country competitors at the 48th annual Staub/Barnes Invitational held Saturday morning at Crescenta Valley Park.
LOS ANGELES — At nearly every practice, the Flintridge Prep football team spends time working on special teams.
GLENDALE — Showing superiority on both sides of the ball, the Crescenta Valley High football team rebounded from its loss a week prior as the offense returned to form, while the defense continued its stellar play in overwhelming a depleted...
CALABASAS — In a much-anticipated clash between a pair of undefeated and high-ranked football teams, Calabasas High walked away from its home field having made a statement, while St. Francis was left thoroughly dejected.
BURBANK — Since losing to highly regarded Calabasas High in its opening game of the season, the Burroughs football team has been on a roll.
LA CAÑADA — To the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team’s chagrin, the first game of its Mission League match with visiting Marymount was not indicative of the subsequent ones.
BURBANK — About a week prior, Malia Suarez learned she would be a part of the Burroughs High golf team for at least one round of competition.
BURBANK — A kill from Burbank High junior outside hitter Hailey Heath that rattled off the net, but stayed inbounds sealed a wild come-from-behind 24-26, 12-25, 25-23, 25-21, 15-13 Pacific League victory over visiting Crescenta Valley on...
PASADENA — History has suggested what Wednesday afternoon bore out.
Former Crescenta Valley High boys’ basketball Coach Ed Goorjian will be inducted into the CIF Southern Section Hall of Fame at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 14 at the Grand Conference Center in Long Beach.
St. Francis High and Calabasas have proven to be among the powerhouses in their respective divisions.
SAN GABRIEL — Glendale Adventist Academy’s girls’ volleyball team had racked up eight wins in its first nine matches and looked to add to that early season success with a win on the road against rival San Gabriel Academy.
While the girls’ golf team standings in the Pacific League did not change at Tuesday’s fifth league match at Arcadia’s Santa Anita Golf Course, there was a local breakout effort individually.
PASADENA — The Crescenta Valley High boys’ water polo team’s nonleague schedule has been stacked with respected and talented opponents.
LA CRESCENTA — Burroughs High girls’ volleyball player Marin Grote poses a tall order for opponents in more ways than one.
BURBANK — Once the final set had been completed, the Crescenta Valley High and Burbank girls’ tennis teams each grabbed a calculator and started to compute the total numbers of games won.
PASADENA — With competition in the International League a bit lacking for the St. Monica girls’ volleyball team, the Crusaders have to look for tough opponents to keep them sharp.
CANYON COUNTRY — St. Francis High Coach Jim Bonds wasn’t the least bit happy with his team’s performance in the first half of Friday’s nonleague game against Canyon Country Canyon.
PASADENA — It was a clean slate in the Pacific League for Hoover High as the Tornadoes opened league play on the road against Pasadena, which was yet to surrender a point in the two nonleague games the hosts had played on the Bulldogs’...
GLENDALE — It wasn’t so much a slugfest as a slopfest for the Burbank High and Crescenta Valley football teams in Friday evening’s Pacific League opener at Moyse Field.
GLENDALE — Glendale High football Coach George Maiale warned his team about falling behind Arcadia in the team’s Pacific League opener Thursday night.
LA CAÑADA — A playoff atmosphere filled Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s gym as the Tologs hosted one of the state’s top volleyball teams Thursday evening in what turned out to be a thrilling nonleague match with Mira Costa.
ARCADIA — Upsets and surprises are starting to become the norm for Pacific League cross-country and Thursday afternoon’s first league meet of the season was no exception.
PASADENA — It was a game that had to be played and so the Crescenta Valley High boys’ water polo team certainly took advantage of the situation.
PASADENA — It took a little while for Maddie Kang to make the adjustment to competition at the high school level.
GLENDALE — For the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy tennis team, Wednesday’s nonleague matchup against Glendale was a chance to get in a valuable tuneup before beginning the defense of its Sunshine League championship Tuesday.
When the Arcadia High and Glendale football teams get together at Moyse Field on Thursday evening, that contest will not only mark the beginning of the 2015 Pacific League season, but it will also kick off the 10th year of the league in its current...
Within the circles of the Pacific League, it's been suggested that a handful of teams might be in line to contend for the league title in 2015.
GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 73rd year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the third meeting of the year.
LA CRESCENTA — Both Glendale High and Crescenta won their respective Pacific League girls’ volleyball openers and looked to build off those winning efforts in the second match of league play.
LA CAÑADA — Before taking to the pool deck Tuesday, Kasen Barraclough already had enough motivation.
LA CRESCENTA — For the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and St. Francis High cross-country programs, Tuesday afternoon’s Mission League opener had a familiar feel despite a new year and new runners.
GLENDALE — When Glendale High hosted South Pasadena in nonleague football, it was the second straight Rio Hondo opponent for the host Nitros and the second straight Pacific League opponent for the visiting Tigers.
MONROVIA — It was far from perfect or pretty.
LA CAÑADA — A week after surrendering the area’s longest winning streak, the Crescenta Valley High football team was determined not to let another run of mastery end.
GLENDALE — A nagging ankle injury wasn’t going to deter Patty Kerman from perhaps her best match of the young season.
BURBANK — Historical accomplishments have recently occurred near the season’s end for the Glendale High girls’ volleyball team.
LA CRESCENTA — Bad news for the rest of the girls’ tennis teams in the Pacific League: Arcadia’s squad might be better than last year’s undefeated league team.
LOS ANGELES — With his team up comfortably in the third and deciding game, St. Monica Academy girls’ volleyball Coach Darren Bradley called a timeout.
BURBANK — Competing on its home course for the first time this season in a Pacific League match, the Burroughs High girls’ golf team appeared poised.
During the early stage of their respective schedules, the Crescenta Valley High and La Cañada football teams have experienced their share of physical matchups. Perhaps the schedules were designed that way leading up to the Falcons and Spartans...
Maybe no regional high school athletics program has had to deal with so much fluidity, movement and change as has St. Monica Academy.
BOYS’ WATER POLO
GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 73rd year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the second meeting of the year.
GLENDALE — The strengths of both Flintridge Prep and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy were well defined early in the teams’ nonleague girls’ tennis match Monday at Scholl Canyon Tennis Center.
BURBANK — With victories in short order for the Crescenta Valley High, Hoover and Holy Family girls’ volleyball teams, growth was a common theme mentioned by all three after the completion of play at Saturday’s Burbank High...
LA CAÑADA — The stingy Moorpark High defense looked to be a tough test for the St. Francis football team in its nonleague game Friday.
SOUTH PASADENA — Eight days after securing its first victory of the season in convincing fashion, sparking confidence in a program looking to turn itself around in the process, the Hoover High football team was unable to sustain the positive...
GLENDALE — Sooner or later, the area’s longest football winning streak had to end.
LA CRESCENTA — Just before the Crescenta Valley High and Hoover girls’ tennis teams competed in a Pacific League match, temperatures in the area were soaring.
LA CAÑADA — A little extra time spent on the course during the recent Labor Day weekend appears to have done Raelinn Arnold some good.
GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 73rd year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the first meeting of the year.
LOS ANGELES — The Flintridge Prep football team was plagued by big-play woes in its nonleague game Saturday against visiting La Jolla Country Day.
LA CAÑADA — Defensively, he needed his St. Francis High football team to put more pressure on the quarterback and limit big plays.
SAN GABRIEL — Glendale High began its football season against a familiar foe as the Nitros opened up against San Gabriel for the third year in a row and the second consecutive time on the Matadors’ home field. However, this time, the...
GLENDALE — Given that the Hoover High football team had been held scoreless in more than three games, dating back to last season, the offensive onslaught that was Thursday night might just be what it needed.
TUJUNGA — Playing for the first time this season and since winning a CIF Southern Section Southeast Division championship last year, there were plenty of eyes on the Crescenta Valley High football team Thursday night.
LA CAÑADA — Kicking off the girls’ volleyball season, Flintridge Prep played its second home match in as many days and welcomed Glendale High , which was playing in its first contest of the new season.
BURBANK —- Even though the girls' tennis season is less than a week old, the Burbank High and Flintridge Prep squads were on different schedules when they met Thursday afternoon.
Looking to begin their season on the right note and end a long losing streak, the members of the Bellarmine-Jefferson High girls' volleyball team turned to a freshman to turn the tide.
One often overlooked aspect to the unforgettable season that was Crescenta Valley High football’s 2014 campaign was the team’s fortune of remaining relatively injury-free.
Following a perfect season is the task at hand for the Crescenta Valley High football team.
In an offseason of change for the Flintridge Prep, Crescenta Valley High, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, Glendale, Hoover, Holy Family and St. Monica Academy girls’ cross-country programs, each team has adapted at a different pace.
Another start to the boys’ cross-country season includes a set of varying expectations for the Flintridge Prep, Crescenta Valley High, St. Francis, Glendale, Hoover and St. Monica Academy programs for the upcoming season.
Since taking over at Crescenta Valley High in 2010, football coach Paul Schilling has grown used to one role.
There’s a huge void in the middle of the lineup that the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team will try to fill.
St. Francis High, like every other football team at this time of the year, is looking to move forward, to pen another chapter.
PACOIMA — After one Pacific League match, Ashley Phelps already likes the makeup of the Burroughs High girls’ golf team.
At first glance, the 5-foot-7, 185-pound Areg Nazarian might not look all that special and certainly not intimidating.
Two traditional powerhouses fought to the last minute before ultimately sharing the Pacific League championship last season. In doing so, the Crescenta Valley High and Glendale boys’ water polo teams raised the bar and forced other teams...
Flintridge Prep kicked off the 2015 football season with a familiar face on the sidelines, as Glen Beattie returned as head coach of the Rebels after a 15-year absence in the opener against visiting Mountain Empire of Pine Valley.
As he took the reins of the Glendale High football program in May, new coach George Maiale was looking for a player to build his team around.
HOLLYWOOD — Hoover High’s football team might have suffered from a case of first-game jitters Friday in its season opener on the road at Hollywood.
There’s been plenty of success achieved by the Crescenta Valley High boys’ soccer team under Grant Clark.
As he spoke about his goals and expectations for the 2015 season, new Glendale High football coach George Maiale mentioned winning ... right after a culture change, support, accountability and effort.
Standing at 6-foot-3 and weighing in at about 205 pounds, Flintridge Prep senior quarterback Andrew Tsangeos is hard to miss.
There’s a certain undeniable feeling at Flintridge Prep this summer.
No longer concerned with having to end a league championship drought, the members of the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy tennis team are now focused on looking to stay atop the Sunshine League.
While the Hoover High football team has had its share of difficulties, the squad will rely on its recent history when it opens the season.
On the cusp of playing in a varsity game for the first time, Quinton Smith can’t wait to begin handling the signal-calling responsibilities for the Hoover High football team.
Two things will remain the same for the Hoover High football team when it lines up for Friday’s season-opening contest.
On a very warm August afternoon, having just returned from a summer in Washington as an Apple Sock, Brian Gadsby returned to the campus of Crescenta Valley High.
In a three-year high school career that included three straight Mission League titles, consistent improvement at the CIF Southern Section Division I championship and tons of personal and individual accolades, it didn’t seem there was much...
1 Matt Erickson drags down Downey, Dec. 5, 2014: One of the more indelible memories of Crescenta Valley High football’s dramatic 21-14 triumph over Downey for a CIF Southern Section Southeast Division championship was senior...