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Morikawa drives La Cañada High golf to breakthrough season

Morikawa drives La Cañada High golf to breakthrough season

Fresh off playing 18 holes at Soule Park Golf Club in the heart of Ojai in northern Ventura County, the members of the La Cañada High boys’ golf team quickly turned from athletes to mathematicians.

Flintridge Prep finalizes 2014 football schedule

Flintridge Prep finalizes 2014 football schedule

A schedule that was in flux through portions of the spring and into the summer has been finalized for the Flintridge Prep football team.

Glendale City Golf Championship continues to gain traction

Glendale City Golf Championship continues to gain traction

As a spectator last season, Bob Merette watched the final round of the Glendale City Golf Championship unfold at Oakmont Country Club.

All-Area Boys' Tennis Singles Team

All-Area Boys' Tennis Singles Team

Cartier Juan, Sophomore, Flintridge Prep

All-Area Boys' Tennis Doubles Team

All-Area Boys' Tennis Doubles Team

Jason Chang, Junior, and Aren Abrahamian, Senior, Crescenta Valley

Award-winning season for Burroughs High's Sawyer Patterson

Award-winning season for Burroughs High's Sawyer Patterson

It was a symbolic gesture and the culmination of an eventful and sometimes grueling junior year for Burroughs High’s Sawyer Patterson.

Glendale High's terrific tennis tandem made a late charge

Glendale High's terrific tennis tandem made a late charge

Throughout most of the season, the Glendale High boys’ tennis team excelled in doubles competition.

Babe Ruth teams head up final local tournament action at Stengel Field

Babe Ruth teams head up final local tournament action at Stengel Field

Before the proverbial wrecking ball is set to descend upon Stengel Field, there will be baseball for one of the last times in the 65-year venue with perhaps hopes that the facility will see a new heyday.

La Cañada basketball holds off Glendale

GLENDALE — Veteran coaches Steve Snodgress and Tom Hofman are all too familiar with the summer league basketball season.

Crescenta Valley Junior baseball done in by Encino

LA CRESCENTA — Having to rally all night, the Crescenta Valley Junior baseball All-Stars were one comeback short in Thursday evening’s Section 2 Tournament championship.

Crescenta Valley Major All-Stars fall short of Section 2 championship

SIERRA MADRE — The Crescenta Valley Major Baseball All-Star team had to fight for its chance to play for the Section 2 championship.

Glendale Junior stars thumped by Granada Hills

What had been going around finally came back around on the Glendale Junior Softball All-Star team.

Crescenta Valley Major All-Stars force if-necessary game for championship

Crescenta Valley Major All-Stars force if-necessary game for championship

SIERRA MADRE — It was enough that the Crescenta Valley Major Baseball All-Star team had to deal with the pressure of a must-win in the championship game of the Section 2 Tournament against Encino.

All-Area Boys' Golf Team

All-Area Boys' Golf Team

Russell Caletena, Sophomore, Glendale

La Cañada High School pool under construction

La Cañada High School pool under construction

When La Cañada Unified school officials sat down to prioritize maintenance projects to undertake during summer, resurfacing of the La Cañada High School pool made the list.

Spartan Basketball Camp still a show on floor

Spartan Basketball Camp still a show on floor

LA CAÑADA — One session being taught the fundamentals of basketball wasn’t enough. Neither was a second.

All-Area Boys' Volleyball Player of the Year: Flintridge Prep's Dante Fregoso didn't allow letdown

All-Area Boys' Volleyball Player of the Year: Flintridge Prep's Dante Fregoso didn't allow letdown

About the only known commodity for the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team heading into the start of 2014 season was that there would be plenty of unknowns.

Arat helps Long Beach capture gold

Fighting the rush-hour commutes six days a week from La Cañada Flintridge to Long Beach might leave most motorists irritated. Not so for Jared Arat.

All-Area Boys' Volleyball First Team

All-Area Boys' Volleyball First Team

Raymond Barsemian, Junior, Outside Hitter, Crescenta Valley

All-Area Boys' Volleyball Second Team

All-Area Boys' Volleyball Second Team

Danny Casillas, Senior, Libero, Burroughs: The Pacific League first-team selection set a school record with 257 digs for the Indians. Was part of a defensive unit that shined and propelled Burroughs to a 19-6 record, a league title...

Flintridge Sacred Heart alumna Jenna Orlandini makes French connection

Flintridge Sacred Heart alumna Jenna Orlandini makes French connection

From La Cañada Flintridge to Seattle and everywhere in between, volleyball has certainly given former Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy standout Jenna Orlandini a great viewpoint of the country.

Kids, coaches enjoy St. Francis High football camp experience

Kids, coaches enjoy St. Francis High football camp experience

While the 35 or so kids who attended Thursday and Friday afternoon's third annual Golden Knight Youth Football Camp were guaranteed a chance to participate in various drills and run wild all over Friedman Field, they weren't the only ones having fun.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball is held down by Burbank High

BURBANK – For the Burbank High girls’ basketball team, Wednesday’s game against Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy was a chance to see how it could manage without its top player.

Burroughs High basketball makes move in second half to defeat Flintridge Prep

PASADENA — It was a tiring day Tuesday for the Burroughs High boys’ basketball team.

St. Francis High alumnus Bergman out indefinitely after injury

St. Francis High alumnus Bergman out indefinitely after injury

A promising start to a Major League Baseball career was momentarily derailed for Colorado Rockies pitcher Christian Bergman.

Reserves lead St. Francis High basketball past Flintridge Prep

LA CAÑADA — For the first several weeks of the summer season, the St. Francis High basketball team has had to shuffle its lineup.

Ramsey Lambert football era set to begin for La Cañada High

Ramsey Lambert football era set to begin for La Cañada High

A final Friday in August will represent the beginning of the Ramsey Lambert football era at La Cañada High according to the recently released 2014 season schedule.

Minor league update: Kevin Swick notches first professional hit, run

Kevin Swick (La Cañada native) Arizona League White Sox third baseman: In his first game as a professional, Swick recorded his first hit and his first run scored.

Despite absences, La Cañada High girls' basketball outlasts Hoover

Despite absences, La Cañada High girls' basketball outlasts Hoover

LA CAÑADA —With both the La Cañada High and Hoover girls’ basketball teams missing quite a few players from Tuesday afternoon’s Flintridge Prep Summer League game, each squad used the absences as an opportunity to...

La Cañada High's Leyva earns All-CIF again

La Cañada High's Leyva earns All-CIF again

A day of celebration for the La Cañada High softball team was also mixed with disbelief and disappointment.

Crescenta Valley High boys' basketball handles La Cañada

GLENDALE — Throughout the last decade, the Crescenta Valley High and La Cañada boys’ basketball teams have been two of the marquee programs in the area.

Flintridge Prep, La Cañada High baseball garner All-CIF second-team picks

Flintridge Prep, La Cañada High baseball garner All-CIF second-team picks

All-CIF Southern Section first teams for baseball were released by the CIF Southern Section office on Monday.

Glendale Community College's Estrada, Brewers survive slugfest over Bergman's Rockies

A rare meeting between two locals was likely a relatively forgettable experience for both the Milwaukee Brewers’ Marco Estrada and Colorado Rockies’ Christian Bergman.

Leyva, La Cañada High softball earn league acclaim

Leyva, La Cañada High softball earn league acclaim

One of the better seasons by an area softball team came with a few postseason perks for La Cañada High.

Crescenta Valley High softball's Cookson, Bellarmine-Jefferson's Acosta lead East All-Stars to dominating victory

LAKE BALBOA — Behind the offensive exploits of Crescenta Valley High’s Hannah Cookson and Bellarmine-Jefferson’s Sam Casarez and the pitching prowess of the Guards’ Mia Acosta and Burroughs’ Cheyenne Steward, softball...

St. Francis High alumnus Christian Bergman settling in after Major League Baseball debut

St. Francis High alumnus Christian Bergman settling in after Major League Baseball debut

LOS ANGELES — Amid the hustle and hubbub, chaos and circumstance that has defined Christian Bergman’s introduction into Major League Baseball, the St. Francis High graduate seems to have found calm within the storm of opportunity.

La Cañada High boys' basketball takes step back versus Oak Park

La Cañada High boys' basketball takes step back versus Oak Park

PASADENA — Reminders of the 2013-14 season were all around for the La Cañada High boys’ basketball team at Tuesday afternoon’s pool play action of the Maranatha High Summer Block Party.

St. Francis baseball coach Milam resigns post

St. Francis baseball coach Milam resigns post

Citing family reasons, Aaron Milam will announce his resignation Tuesday as head coach of the St. Francis High baseball team after piloting the program for three seasons.

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