| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:36 PM
In attendance at several CIF Southern Section boys’ water polo division championship matches in Irvine last fall, Stephen Whittier made it a point to watch Glendale compete against Los Altos in the Division V title contest.
Whittier came away...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:48 PM
With two coaches looking for a change of scenery at Crescenta Valley and Glendale highs, the rival schools examined the possibility of a swap among health teachers who to be manning the pool deck, as well.
It came in 1992, shortly after Chris Kaufman...
| May 2, 2014
| 9:06 PM
GLENDALE — In but its fourth year of existence, the Glendale High girls’ lacrosse team was able to accomplish something that no other Nitros girls’ squad has been able to in more than a decade.
Perhaps coming without the pomp and...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:11 PM
LA CAÑADA — Whether it was his ability to dissect game footage, give one-on-one pool instruction or just relay a life lesson, three-time water polo Olympian Dudo Simenc certainly left an impression at Thursday’s Flintridge Prep water polo...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:26 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Elliot Surrey (Crescenta Valley High, 2012) UC Irvine baseball sophomore: For the second time in its history, the UC Irvine baseball team is headed to Omaha for the NCAA Division I...
| May 31, 2014
Following two successful seasons as coach of the Crescenta Valley High girls' water polo team, one which included a historic CIF Southern Section Division V championship in 2013, Brent Danna has resigned.
Danna tendered his resignation as the Falcons'...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Forest Holbrook, who coached the Glendale High boys’ water polo team to its first CIF Southern Section championship last fall, resigned his post to become an assistant principal at Crescenta Valley.
Holbrook, who has taught history at Glendale and...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:16 PM
A change to the postseason formatting was made by the CIF Southern Section office, which released its 2014-2106 playoff groupings Tuesday. Each of the eight local schools were affected in either the make-up of their league or respective division. Track...
| May 7, 2014
| 12:53 PM
GLENDALE — In many ways, the annual Crescenta Valley High Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony parallels that of a family reunion.
Former standout players and coaches, all of whom helped play major roles in shaping and solidifying the school&...
| 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 10, 2010
BURBANK — As the story of Hakop Kaplanyan and the most successful seasons of Hoover High boys' water polo continues to be written, Tuesday's triumph will no doubt serve as another memorable chapter.
One defender couldn't stop Kaplanyan, nor...
| Dec 3, 2010
LA CRESCENTA — Displaying its considerable depth in Thursday's 25-3 season-opening nonleague win over La Cañada 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...