High School Sports

Glendale High boys' water polo bests Hoover to run league winning streak to 30

Glendale High boys' water polo bests Hoover to run league winning streak to 30

GLENDALE — It doesn’t get old for the Glendale High boys’ water polo team winning Pacific League matches. Not even at 30.

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.

Burbank High girls' tennis reigns at Pacific League finals

Burbank High girls' tennis reigns at Pacific League finals

PASADENA — While the Glendale and Crescenta Valley high girls’ tennis programs certainly made an impact locally at Wednesday afternoon’s Pacific League individual tennis finals, when it comes to best in show, nobody topped Burbank&...

Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley looking to clinch share of crown against Pasadena

Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley looking to clinch share of crown against Pasadena

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

Flintridge Prep girls' tennis falls to rival in season finale

PASADENA — It’s very rare for a high school team to not have a single senior or junior on board. That was the case for the Flintridge Prep girls’ tennis team.

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Crescenta Valley, St. Francis inching closer to perfection

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Crescenta Valley, St. Francis inching closer to perfection

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 eighth meeting of the year.

Crescenta Valley's Han just misses cut in CIF golf event

Andrea Han appeared on the cusp of extending her season Monday during the CIF Southern Section Northern Individual Regional.

Glendale, Crescenta Valley girls' tennis teams fare well in league tournament

Glendale, Crescenta Valley girls' tennis teams fare well in league tournament

PASADENA — Only a freshman, Glendale High girls' tennis player Natalie Shamma appeared to handle herself well while competing during the first two rounds of the Pacific League Tournament on Monday.

Crescenta Valley High leads way for locals Saturday at Mt. SAC

Crescenta Valley High leads way for locals Saturday at Mt. SAC

WALNUT — A weekend of impressive efforts for the Glendale and La Cañada-area cross-country teams continued into Saturday’s final day of the 67th annual Mt. San Antonio College Invitational.

St. Francis High football stays on track, stymies St. Paul

SANTA FE SPRINGS — The focus all week for the St. Francis football team following an emotional come-from-behind Angelus League victory at Cathedral was to avoid an emotional letdown in Friday's showdown at St. Paul.

Crescenta Valley High football enjoys special win versus Muir

Crescenta Valley High football enjoys special win versus Muir

PASADENA — Moments after the conclusion of Friday evening’s Pacific League showdown between the visiting Crescenta Valley High and Muir football teams, streams of fans and former Falcons players descended toward a steadily growing...

League title chase goes south for Flintridge Sacred Heart versus Marymount

LA CAÑADA — A hope for a second consecutive Mission League girls’ volleyball title may have very well ended for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy squad on a night in which many of the players who delivered the program its first...

Burbank High girls' volleyball pulls away from Crescenta Valley

Burbank High girls' volleyball pulls away from Crescenta Valley

BURBANK — Though it was the closest set of the match, Burbank High’s girls’ volleyball team hardly lost its poise in the third game of Thursday afternoon’s Pacific League match against visiting Crescenta Valley.

Big first quarter sparks Hoover boys' water polo past Pasadena

Big first quarter sparks Hoover boys' water polo past Pasadena

GLENDALE — It took a good part of the season for the members of the Hoover High boys’ water polo team to get up to speed on offense in the first quarter of their matches. That seems to no longer be the situation.

Trio of different personalities hopes to lead Glendale High girls' volleyball to automatic postseason berth

Trio of different personalities hopes to lead Glendale High girls' volleyball to automatic postseason berth

Equal mixtures diversity and talent, the Glendale High girls’ volleyball team is on the cusp of accomplishing a goal that seemed impossible only a couple of years ago.

Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley High football takes on Muir in first-place showdown

Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley High football takes on Muir in first-place showdown

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

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.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy girls' tennis enjoys day in Sunshine

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy girls' tennis enjoys day in Sunshine

GLENDALE — Years of frustration gave way to yells of elation Tuesday afternoon for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy tennis team.

Burroughs High girls' volleyball loses opening game but rallies to defeat Crescenta Valley

Burroughs High girls' volleyball loses opening game but rallies to defeat Crescenta Valley

LA CRESCENTA — The Crescenta Valley High girls’ volleyball team was able to accomplish something against Burroughs in the opening game Tuesday that it wasn’t able to do against the Indians in the entire match when the teams played...

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.

Flintridge Prep football rallies for Prep League victory over Firebaugh, 25-21

LA CAÑADA — Navigated by the fleet feet and clutch play of junior Andrew Tsangeos, the Flintridge Prep football team founds its way to a thrilling homecoming victory Saturday night.

St. Francis High football responds in second half for 52-41 league win over Cathedral

St. Francis High football responds in second half for 52-41 league win over Cathedral

LOS ANGELES — Facing its most arduous test thus far, the St. Francis High football team responded with its most clutch performance yet.

Defense, special teams lead way for Crescenta Valley High football in win over Hoover

GLENDALE — On an evening when the high-flying Crescenta Valley High football team’s offense didn’t contribute a point until the second quarter, the Falcons proved that such a statistical dream scenario was instead a nightmare for...

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.

Burbank High football holds off Glendale comeback attempt to earn league win

Burbank High football holds off Glendale comeback attempt to earn league win

GLENDALE — The Glendale High and Burbank football teams have both had their share of struggles this season.

Burroughs High boys, Burbank's Fernandez find spot in Pacific League winner's circle

Burroughs High boys, Burbank's Fernandez find spot in Pacific League winner's circle

ARCADIA — For quite some time, it seemed as if the Arcadia High cross-country program was unbeatable at its home course of Arcadia County Park.

Crescenta Valley boys' water polo races past Pasadena

LA CRESCENTA — Vasil Halchev can handle constructive criticism.

Glendale Adventist Academy girls' volleyball falls in three to Buckley

GLENDALE — There’s a minimum amount of experience across the board for the Glendale Adventist Academy girls’ volleyball team.

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.

Flintridge Prep boys' water polo scratches seven-year itch versus archrival Pasadena Poly

Flintridge Prep boys' water polo scratches seven-year itch versus archrival Pasadena Poly

LA CAÑADA — Scribbled across a mounted white dry-erase board about five feet from the Flintridge Prep pool was an ominous date in Rebels’ history.

Game of the Week: Undefeated St. Francis collides with fellow unbeaten Cathedral

Game of the Week: Undefeated St. Francis collides with fellow unbeaten Cathedral

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

Glendale High boys' water polo holds off late charge from Crescenta Valley

Glendale High boys' water polo holds off late charge from Crescenta Valley

BURBANK — A little less than a year passed since the last time the Crescenta Valley High and Glendale boys’ water polo teams last matched up at the Burbank High pool.

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Crescenta Valley, St. Francis football keep rolling along

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Crescenta Valley, St. Francis football keep rolling along

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 sixth meeting of the year.

Flintridge Prep football falls in league opener to Rio Hondo Prep

Flintridge Prep football falls in league opener to Rio Hondo Prep

LOS ANGELES — A spirited showing in the second half by the Flintridge Prep football team wasn’t enough to nullify a forgettable first half, as the Rebels dropped the first game of Prep League play to visiting Rio Hondo Prep on Friday...

Crescenta Valley High football flies by Glendale, 48-13

Crescenta Valley High football flies by Glendale, 48-13

GLENDALE — For 24 minutes on Friday night, the much-ballyhooed Crescenta Valley High offensive spectacular was exactly that.

St. Francis High football regroups in second half to thwart Harvard-Westlake

STUDIO CITY — After not touching the ball in the first half, things changed instantly in the second half for Dylan Crawford .

Glendale High girls' tennis completes sweep of Crescenta Valley

GLENDALE — En route to the postseason, the Glendale High girls’ tennis team has certainly encountered its share of bumps in the road, including Thursday afternoon versus visiting Crescenta Valley.

Crescenta Valley boys' water polo surges past Hoover

Crescenta Valley boys' water polo surges past Hoover

LA CRESCENTA — With the Pacific League boys’ water polo season still in its infant stages, Hoover High has created a buzz that it could very well be a darkhorse.

Prep League preview: Change is key as season gets underway

Prep League preview: Change is key as season gets underway

Change was both swift and impactful this offseason for the Prep League in regards to football.

Crescenta Valley golf's Chung, Han, Burbank's Maemura, La Cañada's Bessho advance to league final

VAN NUYS — With the Pacific League finals on deck, a handful of area girls’ golf players came into Wednesday’s final league match at Woodley Lakes Golf Course with plenty at stake.

Flintridge Prep polo rides dominating second quarter to league win against Chadwick

LA CAÑADA —It is not something that’s a secret among the Flintridge Prep boys’ water polo players.

Angelus League preview: Favored St. Francis High ready for new league, some new foes

Angelus League preview: Favored St. Francis High ready for new league, some new foes

After all the speculation, appeals, changes to the league in terms of schools and name, change in division and plenty of hype and expectation, the Angelus League kickoff has finally arrived.

Crescenta Valley, Glendale football set for next 'Battle for the Gong'

Crescenta Valley, Glendale football set for next 'Battle for the Gong'

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

Glendale High boys' water polo begins Pacific League with rout of Pasadena

GLENDALE — Ask the players on the Glendale High boys’ water polo team about their string of dominance in the Pacific League and they are aware of the key number at hand.

Glendale High girls' tennis complete season sweep of rival Hoover

GLENDALE — Looking to create some additional separation in the Pacific League standings from its cross-town rival, the Glendale High girls’ tennis team turned to its doubles duos to pick up some valuable points.

Hoover High boys' water polo cruises past Burbank in league opener

Hoover High boys' water polo cruises past Burbank in league opener

BURBANK—For the first quarter of its Pacific League boys’ water polo opener Tuesday, Hoover High couldn’t create much separation in the contest with host Burbank.

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Glendale High football unaware of historical win at first

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Glendale High football unaware of historical win at first

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 fifth meeting of the year.

Delgado's eight goals power Flintridge Prep water polo to win

Delgado's eight goals power Flintridge Prep water polo to win

WESTWOOD — Diego Delgado clearly understands his multiple roles with the Flintridge Prep boys' water polo team.

Morning full of victories for local cross-country teams

Morning full of victories for local cross-country teams

LA CRESCENTA — It was a morning full of victories, top efforts and personal-best times for the six local schools that participated in Saturday’s 47th annual Staub Barnes Invitational at Crescenta Valley Park.

Hoover High football can't keep up with Pasadena

Hoover High football can't keep up with Pasadena

GLENDALE — When Hoover High hosted Pasadena, it was assured that one of the two teams would garner its first Pacific league football win of this campaign, and it would come against the same school as its last league triumph.

Crescenta Valley High football defense stands tall versus Burbank

Crescenta Valley High football defense stands tall versus Burbank

BURBANK — Leave it up to the Crescenta Valley High defense to lead the way on an evening in which its high-flying offense met stiff resistance from a battered, but prideful Burbank defense.

Glendale football hauls in historic win over Arcadia

ARCADIA — It took some time, but the members of the Glendale High football team got two significant things accomplished Friday night against Arcadia.

St. Francis High football runs to 5-0 with blowout of Calabasas

St. Francis High football runs to 5-0 with blowout of Calabasas

LA CAÑADA — While it was by a bit different means than accustomed, the St. Francis High offense certainly didn’t slow down Thursday night in its nonleague finale.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Grahn takes silver in second cross-country meet

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Grahn takes silver in second cross-country meet

LA CRESCENTA — Having already turned in successful debuts at the opening Mission League cross-country meet in September, both the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and St. Francis programs looked for improvement Thursday afternoon.

Hoover High girls' tennis proves super in win over Crescenta Valley

LA CRESCENTA — What 152 points, 18 sets and three hours and 15 minutes couldn’t settle was finally determined due to a rare super tie-break finish between the Crescenta Valley High and Hoover girls’ tennis teams Thursday evening.

Flintridge Prep football wins third straight game

NORTH HOLLYWOOD — Things have changed quite considerably in favor of the Flintridge Prep football team during its last three games.

Crescenta Valley golf places third, Burbank's Poche wins B Flight in tourney

Crescenta Valley golf places third, Burbank's Poche wins B Flight in tourney

BURBANK — Having already played five Pacific League matches, teams and players from the league have seen quite a bit of one another this season.

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.

Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley High, Burbank brace for collision course

Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley High, Burbank brace for collision course

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

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.

Crescenta Valley High boys' water polo sinks La Serna in overtime

PASADENA — Grasping a precarious one-goal lead with 29 seconds to play, Crescenta Valley High’s boys’ water polo team simply could not hold on to victory thanks to a dramatic steal and score by La Serna with but five seconds left in...

Burbank High girls' volleyball outlasts Crescenta Valley in four

Crescenta Valley High girls' volleyball can't complete comeback versus Burbank

LA CRESCENTA — Another sample of what should be a very exciting and competitive race for a Pacific League girls’ volleyball postseason spot played out Tuesday afternoon between two of the league’s stronger competitors.

Crescenta Valley High girls' golf places fourth in league match

ALHAMBRA — Through the first four Pacific League matches, the Crescenta Valley High girls’ golf team finished no worse than third place.

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: St. Francis football continues to pile up big numbers

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: St. Francis football continues to pile up big numbers

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 fourth meeting of the year.

Flintridge Prep football rolls over Mountain Empire

Flintridge Prep football rolls over Mountain Empire

LOS ANGELES — Momentum was the prevailing motivation for the Flintridge Prep football team entering Saturday’s nonleague contest.

St. Francis High football offense scores at will en route to 49-32 win over Canyon

LA CAÑADA — Aside from one blemish, the St. Francis High offense was unstoppable on Friday night.

Hoover High football can't find way past Arcadia

ARCADIA — Looking for a positive sign, the Hoover High football team played arguably its best game of the season on defense.

Crescenta Valley High football shines in league opener against Burroughs

Crescenta Valley High football shines in league opener against Burroughs

GLENDALE — Minutes after the conclusion of Friday night’s Pacific League opener at Glendale High, the Crescenta Valley football team posed for photos, while head coach Paul Schilling enjoyed a Gatorade bath.

Glendale football shut out by Muir in Pacific League opener

GLENDALE — Mired in a rut on offense, the Glendale High football team looked to turn the corner when it began Pacific League play Thursday night against Muir.

Chung notches double eagle for Crescenta Valley girls' golf in league match

ARCADIA — After a rough beginning to her nine-hole round, Audrey Chung had a pleasant surprise after finishing her round on the par-five ninth hole.

Top-ranked St. Francis football gears up for physical battle with Canyon

Top-ranked St. Francis football gears up for physical battle with Canyon

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

Pacific League football preview: Crescenta Valley High poised to take crown?

Pacific League football preview: Crescenta Valley High poised to take crown?

As the start of Pacific League play gets underway Thursday evening, only one football team enters unbeaten and only one squad is winless, while the rest of the league's six entrants are somewhere in between.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball gets 32 kills from Lund in nonleague victory

LA CAÑADA — After enjoying a benchmark season as a freshman, Kayla Lund’s progress as a key player for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy has continued.

Glendale High girls' volleyball takes out Burroughs in four

Glendale High girls' volleyball takes out Burroughs in four

GLENDALE — Ta’ase Mose could see the momentum beginning to evaporate and a fifth game looming.

Quarterback Club: Crawford to take bigger role in St. Francis offense

Quarterback Club: Crawford to take bigger role in St. Francis offense

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 third meeting of the year.

Hoover tennis turns back Burroughs in league

GLENDALE — With the temperature in the 80s, the climate was much more manageable for the Hoover High and Burroughs girls' tennis teams when they squared off Monday.

Flintridge Prep football, Jones haul in second win of season

BALDWIN PARK — The good news for the Flintridge Prep football team was that it could equal last year’s win total in just the fourth game of the season when it went on the road to take on Sierra Vista in a nonleague contest. The not-so-...

St. Francis High football relies on defense late to repel Monrovia

St. Francis High football relies on defense late to repel Monrovia

LA CAÑADA —Thanks to three fourth-quarter touchdowns and some clutch defense, bragging rights within the West San Gabriel Valley remained on Foothill Blvd.

Glendale High football stymied by South Pasadena

SOUTH PASADENA — What looked like a momentum shift in favor of the Glendale High football team quickly went the other way.

Crescenta Valley High football shuts out La Cañada

Crescenta Valley High football shuts out La Cañada

GLENDALE — Late in a game that was decided more than a quarter earlier, the Crescenta Valley High football coaches were still yelling instructions to their second-string defense.

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.

Crescenta Valley High girls' volleyball outlasts Glendale in league opener

Crescenta Valley High girls' volleyball outlasts Glendale in league opener

GLENDALE — One win is all that separated the Glendale High and Crescenta Valley girls’ volleyball teams within the Pacific League standings last season.

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.

Glendale High girls' tennis edges out Crescenta Valley

LA CRESCENTA — Postseason survival and standing in regards to Pacific League girls’ tennis may very well come down to the wire.

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