| Mar 19, 2012
| 9:51 PM
Exhausted from partaking in nine playoff games in less than five weeks, Vince De Guzman reflected on a historical season in which the Renaissance Academy basketball team won the CIF Southern Section Division VI championship.
The Wildcats nearly...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level.
Nick Dragovich (Crescenta Valley High, 2010) junior forward, Chapman University men’s basketball: Dragovich has fit in nicely, providing depth off the bench for the Panthers. His...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 10:06 PM
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE — Halfway through the first quarter of its Mission League contest Wednesday night, it appeared the St. Francis High basketball team had things in control against Crespi.
The Golden Knights got the start they wanted by running...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 8:46 PM
LA CRESCENTA — No matter where a Hoover High boys' basketball player stood on the court, they rarely appeared comfortable being guarded by Crescenta Valley.
Passes were deflected or stolen and shots were sometimes altered. It translated into...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:25 PM
The following are playoff previews of Friday's events involving local teams.
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...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 7:24 PM
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...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 7:30 PM
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...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 9:22 PM
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...
| Feb 8, 2011
St. Francis 66, Chaminade 60: Guard Zack Gardea finished with a team-high 30 points Monday to carry the Golden Knights in a Mission League road contest. Ben Maynard added 12 points for St. Francis, which improved to 11-14, 2-9 in league....
| Aug 13, 2010
The top-10 female high school athletes of the year were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department. These are selections 2-10. See Wednesday's edition for the Female Athlete of the Year.
2 Cassie Pappas, Crescenta Valley basketball, senior...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 9:16 PM
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...
| Feb 13, 2011
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — A 15-point cushion at home was too thin for the Glendale Community College men's basketball team Saturday night against West Los Angeles and DeAndre Davis.
It was a game of runs, as both teams traded blows until the very end....