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All-Area Girls' Basketball Second Team

All-Area Girls' Basketball Second Team

Sienna Brown, Senior, Center, Burroughs

All-Area Girls' Basketball First Team

All-Area Girls' Basketball First Team

Josie Brock, Junior, Forward, Crescenta Valley

All-Area Girls' Basketball Player of the Year: Burroughs High's Del Castillo makes decision that leads to history

All-Area Girls' Basketball Player of the Year: Burroughs High's Del Castillo makes decision that leads to history

From the time she was just 5 years old, Davina Del Castillo excelled on the diamonds throughout Burbank. Along with competing in softball, she also participated in Little League baseball against the boys.

Crescenta Valley baseball takes two from St. Francis

GLENDALE — Jaimy Blank got himself involved. Just the way he wanted it, too.

Crescenta Valley swimming sweeps past Glendale in dominant form

Crescenta Valley swimming sweeps past Glendale in dominant form

LA CRESCENTA — For quite some time, Crescenta Valley High has been residing atop the mountain of competition in Pacific League swimming. 

Glendale soccer's Haroutunyan takes home Pacific League Player of the Year

Glendale soccer's Haroutunyan takes home Pacific League Player of the Year

During his four-year career playing for the Glendale High boys’ soccer team, Avo Haroutunyan developed an appreciation and respect for the top players he competed against in the Pacific League.

Glendale softball left stranded by Notre Dame

Glendale softball left stranded by Notre Dame

GLENDALE — During the early going of the season, the Glendale High softball team hasn’t exactly been troubled by stranded base runners.

Ismail honored with All-CIF first-team recognition in girls' basketball

Ismail honored with All-CIF first-team recognition in girls' basketball

Tala Ismail had a big hand in the Flintridge Prep girls' basketball team enjoying one of its finest seasons in program history.

Hoover baseball tastes first victory

Hoover baseball tastes first victory

GLENDALE — After reaching the postseason last year and having designs on returning again, Hoover High’s baseball team’s first win has proved elusive in the early stages of this season.

Crescenta Valley girls' basketball notches two all-league first-teamers

Crescenta Valley girls' basketball notches two all-league first-teamers

Entering the season, Alisa Shinn, Josie Brock and Sylvia Vartazarian figured to be key players on their respective teams. The trio looked to improve on their budding careers by showcasing their multiple skills with an eye on helping their squads...

St. Francis High baseball grabs momentum en route to Mission League win

WEST HILLS — In its Mission League opener Monday, the lights went out on St. Francis High when it was hosting Chaminade at Jackie Robinson Field in Pasadena in the bottom of the seventh with one out, the bases loaded and the Golden Knights...

Glendale High's Miralis, Snodgress bask in Pacific League boys' basketball honors

Glendale High's Miralis, Snodgress bask in Pacific League boys' basketball honors

On the heels of their most successful season in recent memory, the Glendale High boys’ basketball team was well-represented on the recently released Pacific League awards list.

Crescenta Valley High's Aghakhanian claims Pacific League Player of the Year

Crescenta Valley High's Aghakhanian claims Pacific League Player of the Year

From her playmaking skills to providing leadership, Ani Aghakhanian played a key role in the Crescenta Valley High girls’ water polo team remaining atop the Pacific League.

Flintridge Prep girls' basketball reels in league accolades

Flintridge Prep girls' basketball reels in league accolades

En route to helping the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team win the Prep League championship this season, it appeared that Tala Ismail might be recognized as the league’s most valuable player.

Flintridge Sacred Heart softball wallops Westridge

Flintridge Sacred Heart softball wallops Westridge

LA CAÑADA — With her team trailing by one to visiting Westridge School and having allowed just one hit through four innings of work, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy starting pitcher Hannah Zika gathered up her belongings and jogged...

College Update: Perkins', College of Idaho's NAIA run ends in quarterfinals

College Update: Perkins', College of Idaho's NAIA run ends in quarterfinals

Demetrius Perkins (Glendale Community College, 2011) College of Idaho basketball senior: A terrific season for College of Idaho and a fabulous career for Perkins came to a conclusion Saturday in the NAIA quarterfinals in an 88-80 loss to...

Flintridge Prep baseball grabs elusive win No. 1

ARCADIA — Maybe no area baseball team was more looking forward to starting off league play than Flintridge Prep.

Crescenta Valley High baseball edges out Village Christian, 1-0

Crescenta Valley High baseball edges out Village Christian, 1-0

GLENDALE — Backed by some patience in a key at-bat in the late innings, Weston Walker responded in a big way for the Crescenta Valley High baseball team Wednesday.

Uncharacteristic play hounds Crescenta Valley High baseball in Babe Herman loss

GLENDALE — Going into the final game of pool play in the 49th annual Babe Herman Tournament, Crescenta Valley High’s baseball team had the chance to finish undefeated atop its four-team pool and secure a place in the final the next day.

Flintridge Prep boys' soccer player Hamilton Evans gets All-CIF nod

Throughout the season, the members of the Flintridge Prep boys’ soccer team could count on goalkeeper Hamilton Evans to make big saves during a match.

Flintridge Prep boys' soccer's Evans grabs league's top honor

Flintridge Prep boys' soccer's Evans grabs league's top honor

Hamilton Evans did everything he could to give the Flintridge Prep boys’ soccer team an opportunity to win its share of games throughout the season.

Savo, Keller secure All-CIF first-team soccer accolades

Savo, Keller secure All-CIF first-team soccer accolades

Lauren Savo and Grace Keller were used to playing big minutes and stepping up for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and Crescenta Valley High girls’ soccer teams, respectively.

St. Francis High baseball falls late to Village Christian

St. Francis High baseball falls late to Village Christian

TUJUNGA — Through nearly the first three weeks of the season, the members of the St. Francis High baseball team have found themselves involved in several one-run games.

Crescenta Valley High's Taylor snags All-CIF first-team polo honors

Crescenta Valley High's Taylor snags All-CIF first-team polo honors

As first-year coach of the Crescenta Valley High girls’ water polo team, it didn’t take long for Ricky Mulcahey to recognize the work ethic that Audrey Taylor displayed.

St. Francis High tennis upends Crescenta Valley

St. Francis High tennis upends Crescenta Valley

GLENDALE — Though still early in the season, things appear to be promising for the doubles units on the St. Francis High tennis team.

Crescenta Valley High boys' volleyball can't hold on against South Torrance

LA CRESCENTA — Aspirations of reaching the Pacific League Varsity Invitational boys’ volleyball tournament championship ended for Crescenta Valley High’s blue team Friday evening.

Burroughs High boys' volleyball sweeps St. Francis, moves on to tourney semifinals

Burroughs High boys' volleyball sweeps St. Francis, moves on to tourney semifinals

BURBANK — It was a plan hatched by a pair of Pacific League boys' volleyball coaches: Joel Brinton of Burroughs High and John Nelson of Crescenta Valley.

Sports Notebook: Crescenta Valley High girls' soccer has handful of all-league picks

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

Adary out, Mardirosian in as next Glendale High girls' basketball coach

Adary out, Mardirosian in as next Glendale High girls' basketball coach

After being affiliated with the Glendale High boys’ basketball program for the past 13 seasons, Tadeh Mardirosian will shift gears and take charge of the school’s girls’ basketball team, replacing longtime coach Tania Adary.

Glendale High boys' basketball tabs Belou as next coach

Ib Belou is aware of the history of the Glendale High boys’ basketball program and cognizant of the stability among the program’s coaching ranks.

Renfro, Crescenta Valley golf shoot for second in Pacific League's first meet

ARCADIA — With the first Pacific League match of the season on the docket Thursday, a quartet of area boys’ golf teams were eager to take to the course and see what progress they had made.

Crescenta Valley girls, Burroughs boys win league openers

Crescenta Valley girls, Burroughs boys win league openers

LA CRESCENTA — With limited nonleague competition heading into Thursday, the Pacific League campaign began early this season for the Crescenta Valley High, Burroughs and Hoover track and field teams.

Flintridge Prep girls' basketball stunned by Douglass in state

Flintridge Prep girls' basketball stunned by Douglass in state

LA CAÑADA — Even with a 15-point halftime lead, it didn’t appear the members of the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team seemed comfortable Wednesday night.

Crescenta Valley baseball scores in bunches to down Los Osos

GLENDALE — Crescenta Valley High’s baseball team capped its first tournament of the season in convincing fashion, while rebounding from its lone defeat, Wednesday evening at Stengel Field.

Lacrosse Preview: Glendale girls chasing another league title, Crescenta Valley makes debut

Lacrosse Preview: Glendale girls chasing another league title, Crescenta Valley makes debut

In just its fourth season, the Glendale High girls’ lacrosse team got plenty accomplished. Last season, Glendale shared the Pacific League championship with Chaminade before falling to Westlake in a first-round match of the USA Lacrosse...

St. Francis tennis rolls past Flintridge Prep

St. Francis tennis rolls past Flintridge Prep

GLENDALE — Through the first three matches of the season, the St. Francis High tennis team appears to have its singles lineup set.

Flintridge Prep girls' basketball returns to state tournament

SShortly after arriving back in Los Angeles following an international business trip in Canada on Sunday, Flintridge Prep girls' basketball co-Coach Kevin Kiyomura turned on his cell phone. Kiyomura's phone then began to light up with multiple text...

Flintridge Prep track and field highlighted by distance runners

Flintridge Prep track and field highlighted by distance runners

LOS ANGELES — Jack Van Scoter proved to be one of the state's elite boys' cross-country runners last season, winning a CIF Southern Section Division V individual championship.

Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball claims elusive Providence Tournament title

BURBANK — After consecutive years of finishing runner-up, the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team would not settle for silver this time around.

Hoover High's Edmen Shahbazyan can't survive slow start at state

It wasn’t the sort of start or finish, for that matter, that Hoover High senior Edmen Shahbazyan expected in his first trip to the CIF State Championship Wrestling Tournament on Friday afternoon.

Boys' Track and Field Preview: Flintridge Prep looks for more success

Boys' Track and Field Preview: Flintridge Prep looks for more success

Competitiveness will in large part be determined on the growth and evolution of several young athletes at Flintridge Prep, Crescenta Valley High, Glendale, Hoover and St. Francis season.

Girls' Track and Field Preview: Crescenta Valley High looks for seniors to pick up slack

Girls' Track and Field Preview: Crescenta Valley High looks for seniors to pick up slack

Competition and being competitive have come to mean different things for the Crescenta Valley High, Flintridge Prep, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, Glendale, Hoover and Holy Family girls’ track and field programs.

Softball Preview: Will Glendale, Crescenta Valley make some noise in Pacific League?

Softball Preview: Will Glendale, Crescenta Valley make some noise in Pacific League?

For half a decade, the Media City has had a virtual lockdown on the Pacific League softball championship.

Doubles leads Glendale boys' tennis in league win against Burbank

Doubles leads Glendale boys' tennis in league win against Burbank

GLENDALE — Both boys' tennis coaches at Glendale High and Burbank agreed that one factor might have played a pivotal role in the final outcome of Thursday's Pacific League match.

Hoover High's Edmen Shahbazyan looks to continue historic run at state

Hoover High's Edmen Shahbazyan looks to continue historic run at state

A wild and perhaps unexpected run for Hoover High senior Edmen Shahbazyan will both continue and end at this weekend’s 43rd annual CIF State Championship Wrestling Tournament at Bakersfield’s Rabobank Arena.

Boys' Volleyball Preview: Flintridge Prep appears poised to challenge for another league title

Boys' Volleyball Preview: Flintridge Prep appears poised to challenge for another league title

Before the first serve of the season took place, the members of the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team had been bestowed with a top-10 ranking in the CIF Southern Section Division IV preseason poll.

Girls' Swimming Preview: Flintridge Sacred Heart has newer, bigger goals

Girls' Swimming Preview: Flintridge Sacred Heart has newer, bigger goals

The finish line for the 2015 season has been pushed back and there will be considerable reward for those who have enough for the extra mile.

Baseball Preview: Crescenta Valley ready to follow up memorable campaign

Baseball Preview: Crescenta Valley ready to follow up memorable campaign

Following a phenomenally memorable 2014 campaign for the Crescenta Valley High baseball team, the Falcons return hoping to make some more memories for the 2015 class.

Boys' Swimming Preview: Can Crescenta Valley swimming maintain storied success?

Boys' Swimming Preview: Can Crescenta Valley swimming maintain storied success?

Even without the star power and depth that carried Crescenta Valley High’s boys’ swimming team to three straight CIF Southern Section Division II top-three finishes from 2011-13, the Falcons still managed to stay in the top 10 with a...

Flintridge Prep girls' hoops goes cold in third quarter, loses to Ribet Academy

Flintridge Prep girls' hoops goes cold in third quarter, loses to Ribet Academy

LOS ANGELES — It was a nightmare third quarter that ended a dream season for the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team Saturday evening.

Crescenta Valley High girls' basketball's memorable run comes to close

LA CRESCENTA — After taking its first lead of the game midway through the third quarter, the Crescenta Valley girls’ basketball team finally shifted momentum to its side, as it prompted a timeout from CIF Southern Section Division I-AA...

Hoover High wrestling's Shahbazyan heading to state

ONTARIO - For the second day in a row, Edmen Shahbazyan left Citizens Business Bank Arena simmering over a loss in his final match of the day Saturday in the CIF Southern Section Boys’ Wrestling Masters Meet.

Boys' Golf Preview: Crescenta Valley, Glendale in search of Pacific League glory

Boys' Golf Preview: Crescenta Valley, Glendale in search of Pacific League glory

Both the Crescenta Valley High and Glendale boys’ golf teams are thinking big before their players hit their first shots from the tee box to begin the season.

Hoover High's Shahbazyan advances to second day of Masters

ONTARIO — Experience helps, but it’s not always a prerequisite for success.

Flintridge Prep girls' basketball team on doorstep of championship game

Flintridge Prep girls' basketball team on doorstep of championship game

If the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team is to reach its first CIF championship game since 2007, it must first get past an opponent that’s got some championship pedigree.

Crescenta Valley High girls' basketball gears up for another stiff test

Crescenta Valley High girls' basketball gears up for another stiff test

Winning coin flips to secure home playoff games isn’t the only thing working in favor of the Crescenta Valley High girls’ basketball team lately. The Falcons have looked pretty sharp on both ends of the court through the first two...

Boys' Tennis Preview: All sorts of optimism for local programs in 2015

Boys' Tennis Preview: All sorts of optimism for local programs in 2015

It’s quite possible there might be a shift in strength from singles to doubles within the lineup of the Glendale High boys’ tennis team.

St. Francis basketball finds demise at hands of league rival

St. Francis basketball finds demise at hands of league rival

LA CAÑADA — St. Francis High’s performance in the CIF Southern Section Division IV-AA boys’ basketball quarterfinals Tuesday night against Mission League rival Crespi was a microcosm of its season.

Glendale boys' basketball's run ended by Edison

GLENDALE — One of the most successful seasons in recent years came to an end for the Glendale High boys’ basketball team Tuesday night. With that also came the end of a 19-year tenure for coach Steve Snodgress roaming the Nitros...

Crescenta Valley girls' soccer can't stop No. 2 La Mirada

Crescenta Valley girls' soccer can't stop No. 2 La Mirada

LA CRESCENTA — For the Crescenta Valley High girls’ soccer team, stopping second-seeded La Mirada was a daunting enough task.

Flintridge Prep girls' basketball turns in defensive gem in second round

Flintridge Prep girls' basketball turns in defensive gem in second round

LA CAÑADA — It was a difference between fast and rushed play that separated the Flintridge Prep and Desert Christian High girls’ basketball teams in Saturday evening’s second round of the CIF Southern Section Division V-AA...

Hoover High wrestling's Edmen Shahbazyan earns his way to Masters

What was once considered a long shot for the Hoover High wrestling team has now become a pattern.

Glendale girls' basketball pressed out of playoffs by Troy

Second seed or not, host Troy High’s girls’ basketball team didn’t really run anything that Glendale hadn’t seen this year.

Crescenta Valley girls' basketball's near-perfect start leads to first-round win

LA CRESCENTA — Stifling defense from the Crescenta Valley High girls’ basketball team resulted in a scoreless first quarter from its CIF Southern Section Division I-AA first-round opponent.

Crescenta Valley High girls' water polo's season concluded by Riverside Poly in quarterfinals

PASADENA — Less than 48 hours removed from celebrating a triumphant one-goal finish, Crescenta Valley High’s girls’ water polo team, a stranger to losing for so long, found itself on the very same pool deck dealing with the...

Hoover High boys' basketball's upset bid comes up short at Beverly Hills

BEVERLY HILLS — Heading into the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division III-A boys’ basketball playoffs, Hoover High had accomplished some notable feats this season, mainly navigating a strong Pacific League to finish fourth...

Glendale High boys' basketball rallies, survives scare from Santa Fe

Glendale High boys' basketball rallies, survives scare from Santa Fe

GLENDALE — A 23-foot, last-second three-point attempt that rimmed in and ultimately rimmed out vaulted the host Glendale High boys’ basketball team into the second round of the playoffs at the expense of Santa Fe.

Crescenta Valley High boys' basketball can't chop down Oak Park

For the Crescenta Valley High boys’ basketball team it might simply have been a bad night to have an off-day.

Hoover wrestling's Martinez, Shahbazyan advance to second day of Coastal Championships

LAKE ELSINORE — While the chase for CIF Southern Section titles came up empty for the Hoover High wrestling team, there’s still business at hand for two Tornadoes at the second and final day of the CIF Southern Section Coastal Division...

Flintridge Prep boys' soccer nets elusive postseason win

Flintridge Prep boys' soccer nets elusive postseason win

LA CAÑADA — For the first time in three years, the Flintridge Prep boys’ soccer team is experiencing the joy of a playoff victory.

CIF Previews: Plenty of home cooking for locals

CIF Previews: Plenty of home cooking for locals

The following are previews for Saturday’s local CIF Southern Section playoff contests.

Flintridge Sacred Heart soccer taken out in first round

Flintridge Sacred Heart soccer taken out in first round

LOS ANGELES — This season, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer saw a return to the playoffs and a return to the sideline for co-coaches Frank Pace and Kathy Desmond.

Holy Family basketball succumbs to Ribet Academy, injuries in first round

BURBANK — Postseason pain took on a different and slightly scary reality for the Holy Family basketball team Thursday evening at Bellarmine-Jefferson High.

Glendale High girls' water polo overwhelmed by Ayala

Already the underdog, the Glendale High girls’ water polo team had the misfortune of taking on host Ayala without one of its best field players in Rima Gasparyan.

Flintridge Prep girls' soccer shut out by Cypress in first round

When Flintridge Prep’s girls’ soccer team had last taken on Cypress in the postseason, it was the Rebels who prevailed in dramatic fashion by a one goal margin.

Flintridge Prep girls' basketball dominates in playoff opener

LA CAÑADA — After a regular season that featured an undefeated run to a Prep League championship and just one loss overall, the members of the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team were eager to see how they would fare in the...

Taylor, Crescenta Valley High girls' water polo down Warren in dramatic CIF opener

Taylor, Crescenta Valley High girls' water polo down Warren in dramatic CIF opener

PASADENA — When Crescenta Valley High’s girls’ water polo team first clashed with Warren earlier in the season at the Villa Park Classic, Falcons Coach Ricky Mulcahey remembered it being more lopsided than the four-goal margin his...

Crescenta Valley girls' soccer penalty kicks way past Oak Hills

LA CRESCENTA — For somebody who had never taken part in a penalty kick session, Crescenta Valley High girls’ goalkeeper Sydney Schoeller more than held her own.

Hoover High wrestling pins its hope on six

Hoover High wrestling pins its hope on six

If there's a hope for the Hoover High wrestling program, it's that one of the six grapplers participating in this weekend's CIF Southern Section Coastal Division Individual Championships will qualify beyond the tournament to the following week's...

St. Francis basketball snaps skid with playoff victory

BARSTOW — St. Francis High basketball had the distinction of owning the longest losing streak of any seeded team in the CIF Southern Section Division IV-AA boys basketball playoffs, having dropped 12 in a row entering Wednesday's opening-...

Offense comes easy for Hoover boys' basketball in CIF playoff win

A balanced scoring attack carried the Hoover High boys’ basketball a long way in its CIF Southern Section Division III-A first-round road matchup against Garey on Wednesday night.

Glendale boys' soccer battles back only to fall in overtime in CIF wild-card match

Glendale boys' soccer battles back only to fall in overtime in CIF wild-card match

GLENDALE — Down by two goals early in the second half of its CIF Southern Section Division III boys’ soccer wild-card match against Yucaipa High, Glendale made a push.

Flintridge Sacred Heart water polo caps historic season

Not long after the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy water polo team concluded its historic season Wednesday, Tologs Coach Carlos Ponce proudly reflected on the strides made surrounding the program.

Glendale, St. Francis, Flintridge Prep boys' soccer teams learn playoff draws

Glendale, St. Francis, Flintridge Prep boys' soccer teams learn playoff draws

Following a contentious last couple of days in the regular season, which included a Pacific League match not being played in its entirety, the Glendale High boys' soccer team learned Monday who it will play in the CIF Southern Section Division III...

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