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Early goal is all La Cañada High soccer needs to defeat Glendale

Early goal is all La Cañada High soccer needs to defeat Glendale

LA CAÑADA — It didn’t take long for the Glendale High girls’ soccer team to have to play catch-up against La Cañada in its nonleague match Thursday.

Ismail, Flintridge Prep girls' basketball turns back Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

Ismail, Flintridge Prep girls' basketball turns back Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

LA CAÑADA — There are several things that Tala Ismail does well on the court while for the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer holds off gritty Flintridge Prep

LOS ANGELES — Depending on what juncture of the match was observed, the level of separation between the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and Flintridge Prep soccer teams appeared small to nonexistent.

St. Francis football's Carroll, Martin share Angelus League's top honor

St. Francis football's Carroll, Martin share Angelus League's top honor

Searching for the program’s first league title since 1997, the St. Francis High football team ran roughshod over the Angelus League.

Flintridge Prep boys' soccer sends Burbank on holiday break with loss

Flintridge Prep boys' soccer sends Burbank on holiday break with loss

BURBANK — The Burbank High boys’ soccer coach and players are going to have a long time to think about Wednesday’s 2-0 nonleague loss to Flintridge Prep.

Burbank High girls' soccer knocks off Flintridge Prep late for win No. 1

GLENDALE — All it took was 30 seconds and a little bit of hustle for Burbank High sophomore forward Kira Bochard to break a season-long drought for her Bulldogs girls’ soccer team.

Big third quarter lifts St. Francis High basketball past Glendale

Big third quarter lifts St. Francis High basketball past Glendale

LA CAÑADA — After a rough first half, the St. Francis High basketball team quickly changed course in the second half.

College Update: Mills, Johnson propel Trojans to playoffs

College Update: Mills, Johnson propel Trojans to playoffs

Kayla Mills (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 2013) USC soccer sophomore: Mills and fellow Flintridge Sacred Heart alumna Katie Johnson had an eventful season, which came to a close in penalty kicks during the first round of the NCAA...

La Cañada High boys' basketball regroups to knock off Arcadia

LA CAÑADA — After seeing a 21-point second-half lead vanish, the members of the La Cañada High boys’ basketball team showed no signs of panic.

Flintridge Sacred Heart's Coffey earns All-CIF first-team volleyball accolade

Flintridge Sacred Heart's Coffey earns All-CIF first-team volleyball accolade

In each of her four seasons playing for the talented Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team, Sophia Coffey showed she could handle numerous roles responsibly.

La Cañada's Neat leads the way in earning All-CIF recognition

La Cañada's Neat leads the way in earning All-CIF recognition

In winning a fifth consecutive Rio Hondo League championship, the La Cañada High boys' water polo team needed to constantly have Leo Neat involved on both ends of the pool.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer stymies Crescenta Valley, 5-0

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer stymies Crescenta Valley, 5-0

LA CRESCENTA — Crescenta Valley High and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s soccer teams are both very much still building continuity on the field and establishing their identities.

La Cañada High girls' water polo holds down Burroughs

La Cañada High girls' water polo holds down Burroughs

LA CAÑADA — With the way the La Cañada High girls’ water polo team dominated Burroughs in the early going of the teams’ nonleague match Thursday, it looked as if the Spartans would roll to a likely victory.

Glendale High girls' water polo creates separation in win over Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

Glendale High girls' water polo creates separation in win over Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

BURBANK — Glendale High’s and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s girls’ water polo teams were pretty evenly match during the first quarter of Friday’s pool-play match in the Burbank Tournament.

St. Francis High soccer edges Thousand Oaks, 2-1

LA CAÑADA — After briefly slipping and sliding on the wet field, Alex Hall managed to gain traction at the right time.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer shuts down Glendale

GLENDALE — After opening the season with a scoreless tie, the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer team got on track offensively in a hurry Thursday night

Youth movement pushes La Cañada High girls' soccer past Burbank

Youth movement pushes La Cañada High girls' soccer past Burbank

BURBANK — The La Cañada High girls’ soccer team that took the field Wednesday in a nonleague game against Burbank didn’t much resemble the squad that advanced to the CIF Southern Section championship last season.

Flintridge Sacred Heart volleyball's Kayla Lund earns Mission League MVP

Flintridge Sacred Heart volleyball's Kayla Lund earns Mission League MVP

A reconfigured league and a move up into the highest division in Southern California proved a challenge for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team during the recently concluded 2014 season.

St. Francis High soccer blanks Canyon

LA CANÑDA — After a handful of quality scoring chances didn’t result in any goals in the first half for the St. Francis High soccer team, it got a more favorable outcome in the second half.

La Cañada High athletics turns to Kristina Kalb

When asked to describe her daily schedule, La Cañada High’s Kristina Kalb, the head of the school’s Social Sciences department, laughed.

Five La Cañada girls' volleyball players receive all-league recognition

Five La Cañada girls' volleyball players receive all-league recognition

For the last three seasons, there’s been plenty of continuity throughout the lineup of the La Cañada High girls’ volleyball team.

La Cañada High boys' soccer suffers late setback to Mountain View

LA CAÑADA — Thirty seconds away from accepting what would have been a frustrating tie, the La Cañada High boys’ soccer team instead found itself swallowing a more difficult pill.

La Cañada's McKenzie sisters fall in CIF doubles semifinal

La Cañada's McKenzie sisters fall in CIF doubles semifinal

SEAL BEACH — The disappointment was so overwhelming that Ally and Cassie McKenzie had to get off the tennis court at the Seal Beach Tennis Center as fast as possible.

La Cañada High McKenzie sisters advance to CIF doubles semifinal

La Cañada High McKenzie sisters advance to CIF doubles semifinal

A pairing of practicality has led to continued success for La Cañada High tennis players Ally and Cassie McKenzie.

Crescenta Valley girls' basketball too much for La Cañada

LA CRESCENTA — Expectations figure to be high for forward Alisa Shinn throughout the season for the Crescenta Valley High girls' basketball team.

Girls' Soccer Preview: Plenty of change for La Cañada after historic season

Girls' Soccer Preview: Plenty of change for La Cañada after historic season

While it's not exactly out of the norm for La Cañada High girls' soccer Coach Louie Bilowitz to temper expectations for a season, it's clear that the Spartans will most assuredly have some big cleats to fill following the greatest season in...

La Cañada High wrestling looks to build off solid campaign

La Cañada High wrestling looks to build off solid campaign

Beginning his first season in charge of La Cañada High wrestling, perhaps it’s fair to say that expectations weren’t too high for 2007 alumnus Justin Luthey entering the 2013-14 campaign.

Boys' Basketball Preview: City trio all has young talent

Boys' Basketball Preview: City trio all has young talent

While the jersey colors of the St. Francis High, La Cañada and Flintridge Prep boys’ basketball teams vary, each squad will share one distinct tint this season: green.

College Update: Siepler ends stellar career, Leyva begins one

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Girls' Basketball Preview: Flintridge Prep eyes another Prep League title

Girls' Basketball Preview: Flintridge Prep eyes another Prep League title

Having lost standout guard Maya Okamoto to graduation, the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team will begin a new transition.

Burbank polo rides big start to win against Flintridge Prep

LA CAÑADA — Hoping to begin their season on a positive note and kick off their year with a victory, the Burbank High and Flintridge Prep girls’ water polo teams met Monday to open the season.

Flintridge Prep's Delgado tabbed All-Prep League Most Valuable Player

Flintridge Prep's Delgado tabbed All-Prep League Most Valuable Player

Diego Delgado wanted to make his senior season a memorable one with the Flintridge Prep boys’ water polo team.

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