| Oct 20, 2010
BURBANK — As two of the top boys' water polo teams in the Pacific League, Crescenta Valley High and Glendale may very well meet again this season with a league title on the line should both squads advance to the finals of the championship tournament...
| Oct 20, 2010
NORTHWEST GLENDALE — For the second straight season, the Hoover High boys' water polo team needed a bounce-back game and, unfortunately for the Burroughs Indians, they were there once again for the Tornadoes to rebound against.
Less than a week...
| Oct 26, 2010
In search of new prospects last spring, Louis Wojciechowski followed the riches of competition that only Southern California could offer. Six months later, its Crescenta Valley's water polo program that has struck gold.
Fresh off claiming a state...
| Oct 26, 2010
GLENDALE — The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.
St. Francis High graduate Daniel Paladini and the Carolina RailHawks are still vying for a United States Soccer Federation D-2 championship.
| Oct 27, 2010
PASADENA — For most of Tuesday's nonleague match against Walnut High at Pasadena City College, the members of the Crescenta Valley boys' water polo team looked as if their minds were elsewhere.
Their normally dependable scoring was certainly...
| Oct 28, 2010
NORTHWEST GLENDALE — Cole Veloz might not draw a harder assignment than the one that was given to him Wednesday afternoon.
Without hesitation, the Glendale High boys' water polo player gladly rose to the task at hand and helped his team pick up...
| Nov 3, 2010
BURBANK — With a few signature jaw-dropping moves sprinkled into Tuesday's Pacific League Tournament opener at Burbank High, Hoover High's Hakop Kaplanyan reaffirmed his status as the most explosive individual force in area boys' water polo, but...
| Nov 5, 2010
BURBANK — In defending its Pacific League title, the Crescenta Valley High boys' water polo team was kept on the defensive by Glendale for much of Thursday's league championship tournament final at Burbank High.
And, while the Falcons never...
| Nov 11, 2010
PASADENA — For much of the season, Hoover High boys' water polo Coach Ara Oganesyan's approach has been to emphasize team play over relying on the contributions of one player — even when that one player is standout Hakop Kaplanyan.
| Nov 17, 2010
LA CRESCENTA — For the boys' water polo teams from Crescenta Valley High and Pasadena Poly, meeting up in the CIF playoffs has become as much an annual rite of fall as the turning of the leaves in recent seasons.
The top-seeded Falcons and the...
| Nov 18, 2010
WALNUT — For about two minutes of Wednesday night's CIF Southern Section Division V semifinal match, it looked like the Crescenta Valley High boys' water polo team might just be up for a comeback as improbable as the nearly 20 minutes of offensive...
| Dec 3, 2010
LA CRESCENTA — Displaying its considerable depth in Thursday's 25-3 season-opening nonleague win over La Caņada High, the Crescenta Valley girls' water polo team got goals from 12 players.
"It's encouraging to see, this is a deep, deep team," said...