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  • Crescenta Valley boys' soccer ready to begin road to repeat

    Crescenta Valley boys' soccer ready to begin road to repeat
    The following are playoff previews of Friday's events involving local teams. BOYS' SOCCER Crescenta Valley at Placentia Valencia, 5 p.m.: After winning the CIF Southern Section Division IV championship last season, the Falcons will try to win a Division...
  • Kenyatta Smith standing tall for Harvard

    Kenyatta Smith standing tall for Harvard
    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Kenyatta Smith (Flintridge Prep, 2011) Harvard basketball sophomore: Smith was arguably the most monumental presence in Flintridge Prep basketball lore, leading the Rebels to the...
  • Playoff pushes, matches in mind for Glendale area boys' volleyball squads

    Playoff pushes, matches in mind for Glendale area boys' volleyball squads
    A rash of graduations from last year's top-two local boys' volleyball teams has Crescenta Valley and St. Francis highs wondering how they can match 2012 — one of the best campaigns in each program's history — in 2013. After missing out on the...
  • Nick Springer plans transfer from Crescenta Valley to Maranatha

    Nick Springer plans transfer from Crescenta Valley to Maranatha
    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. The league found itself in a wave of change this...
  • Learning the job, day and night

    Learning the job, day and night
    Nikolas Rhodes considers himself a night owl. He doesn't plan on that changing. In the middle of the night in the heart of the San Fernando Valley for the past year, Rhodes has often visited a 24-hour gym in Northridge. Instead of lifting weights or...
  • GCC fouls out of playoffs

    NORTHEAST GLENDALE — For all of the complaining about the officiating, there was one other aspect of Wednesday's Southern California Regional playoff game that couldn't be overlooked. "Rebounding," Glendale Community College men's basketball Coach...
  • Howard DeWitt Swainston

    Howard DeWitt Swainston   Howard DeWitt Swainston, 84, died peacefully at his Eagle, Idaho home early Tuesday morning, February 22, 2011, surrounded by his loving family.  He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.  ...
  • Vaqs fall in final seconds on road

    GLENDALE — Things got a lot tougher for the members of the Glendale Community College men's basketball team in their bid to win the Western State Conference's South Division title. With a chance to climb near the top of the division, the...
  • Harry Jean Beckman

    Harry Jean Beckman, age 88, beloved husband, father, grandfather and uncle passed away on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at his home in Glendale.  He was a resident of Glendale for 47 years.  Harry was born July 2, 1922 on the family farm in Kirk, Colorado,...
  • Vaqueros go the distance

    Vaqueros go the distance
    GLENDALE — This is the first of eight consecutive editions in which the News-Press looks back at the area's 2009-10 seasons, school by school, before looking ahead at the year to come. The 2009-10 season began with a return to state preeminence in...
  • Vaqueros have high hopes

    GLENDALE — If there was a perfect time to have injuries, it would have been before the start of the season. Veteran Glendale Community College men's basketball Coach Brian Beauchemin might consider himself blessed that the Vaqueros were in that...
  • Vaqs going through changes

    GLENDALE — Though she's only been the head coach of the Glendale Community College women's basketball program for four months, Carrie Miller isn't going to use the lack of time in the position as a crutch. Known for having a sharp eye at evaluating...